Our selection of classes are designed to fit anyone's needs, from competitive professionals to couch potatoes looking to change their life! Our mission is always to promote maximum fitness, focus and fun!

Fitness Classes

Group Strength and Conditioning

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday evenings   Monday, Wednesday, and Friday at Noon Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday mornings Group Strength and Conditioning classes are the core program at PDXstrength.  GS&C classes build effective form and techniques for functional movement. Participation in these classes develops endurance, flexibility, stamina, strength,speed,coordination, power, accuracy, balance, and agility. As athletes advance, they will be challenged to progress toward gymnastic, weightlifting, and functional movements that require more specialized skills. We use everything from kettle bells, barbells, tires, sleds, slam balls, medicine balls, dumbbells, body weight exercises, rings, ropes and outdoor obstacles when weather permits.

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Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday mornings These are great classes for those new to PDXstrength. Think of Bootcamp, as adult recess! You will be smiling and laughing from all the fun you have sweating with our amazing coaches! Bootcamps are offered for athletes that may shy away from technical barbell and high skilled gymnastics work. Bootcamps are for athletes that crave a  workout that they can feel comfortable and work safely at a moderate pace! We put emphasis on mastering the squat, lunge, push, press, pull and lots of creative body weight exercise, while giving your that sweaty workout you crave. While these classes move at a quick pace, they’re highly scaleable and appropriate for  all levels. Beginners will learn how to safely train with proper form and technique, while advanced athletes can use this class as a lighter workout. We use everything from kettle bells, barbells, tires, sleds, slam balls, medicine balls, dumbbells, body weight exercises, rings, ropes and outdoor obstacles when weather permits.

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Open Gym

Have a specific workout in mind that you’re just DYING to try? Open Gym is your chance to do that. Lab hour is a time set aside for you to develop skills or get in a little extra strength work. This is not a structured class, but an instructor or volunteer will be available for input , ideas and any questions you may have. Lab Hours are for members of PDXstrength and nonmembers are welcome too, please sign up online so that an instructor will be available to keep the space open for you. Our Open Gym schedule is always evolving so please check the schedule weekly. 

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Stand Up Paddle Board Fitness

Seasonal ( June-September) on Saturdays and occasional pop ups PDXstrength is proud to offer seasonal SUP fitness classes. Stand Up Paddle Boarding is low impact, a great workout, and gets you on the water enjoying nature. SUP classes are not included in our PDXstrength gym membership.

Key points and FAQ’s
Cost: $35 for 75 minute lesson and class. Includes: Paddle board, Life jacket, safety whistle and a short introduction to paddle boarding on land.
FAQ’s for SUP Fitness:
If I have never been on a SUP  can I still attend the class? YES! We will do an introduction to paddling before getting on your board allowing a short time to settle in on the water before class.
What do I wear: You can dress just like you would for a fitness or yoga class. Yoga pants, swimsuit/shorts, anything water wicking works well as you may get wet. Sunscreen, towel, water and water socks optional preference.
What if I can’t swim? Life jackets will be provided for everyone’s use and will be required to at least have on the board. You are welcome to wear them during class and this will not take away from your experience.Am I going to fall in? The answer is probably not. However, when you are trying some of the more advanced techniques which will be optional, you may run a higher risk of getting wet…..FUN.Can I bring my own board? YES! Don’t forget your lifejacket, all must have a life jacket on or with them on board

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Butt and Gut

Monday evenings Ready to build a strong, powerful, shapely butt and fantastic, functional abs?  We make sure to hit the glutes from all directions, so you get the most out of your training and get the best results.  We also mix in creative, fun and functional movement that strengthen your core.   It's time to fire up those buns and shred those abs in our one hour Butt and Gut Class! This class is for all levels.

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Skateboard & Snowboard Conditioning

This is a seasonal class
For the cold and rainy months we are offering a seasonal strength/balance/power/agility/mobility class specifically for skateboarders and snowboarders. The focus on the class is to  increase the longevity you have on your board, rehab from injuries,  improve your strength and stamina and help prevent injuries. This class is  lowkey, fun and educational so that you can take care of your body and skate forever ????.
Our intentions are to share knowledge about strength and conditioning with the skateboarding community and provide classes that everyone can afford. No Jocks Allowed! Just kidding, but in all seriousness, it's not cool to be injured or too out of shape to do what you love.

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Strength Squad

Tuesdays and Thursdays ( mornings, noon and evenings) Strength Squad is our signature weight training class at PDXstrength.  Learn how to strength train safely and effectively,  and see your strength soar. You will be using a wide array of equipment from barbells, dumbbells, kettle bells, bodyweight, sleds, etc. No cardio in this class hahaha!

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Mad Skillz

Mondays at 6:30 pm Try out this fun bodyweight skill and strength class, aimed at developing gymnastics movements and progressions to improve your fitness game. Movements will vary each class but are likely to include a combination of pull-ups, toes to bar, handstands, push up variations, rope climbs, low key tumbling, ring work, muscle ups etc. All levels welcome, no experience necessary.

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Barbelle Brigade

Sunday mornings (Powerlifting) and Wednesday evenings (Olympic Weightlifting) If you are a fan of Olympic Weightlifting (clean and jerk, snatch) or Power lifting (Deadlift, Squat, Bench) this is the class for you! We require some experience with a barbell for this class. You don't have to be an advanced or an expert by no means, but at least had some exposure to the lifts mentioned above. (If you haven't performed the lifts above, we can set you up with a coach for an hour session to get you up to speed and make sure you can strength train safely with the group) Just contact  jocelyn@pdxstrength.com  to arrange a session.

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PDX 101 (great for beginners)

Monday, Wednesday and Friday mornings Ready to kickstart your fitness game in a non competitive, inviting, and supportive environment? PDX 101 is designed to give you a good grasp of our classes and community at PDXstrength and a perfect way to start if you are a little nervous about trying out something new. Learn the fundamental movements used in our group classes: squat, hinge, press, push, pull, lunge, jump, run, row and more. Acclimate yourself to the intensity levels of PDXstrength classes at a pace that's perfect for you. Become familiar with dynamic and static stretching techniques for joint mobility and muscle flexibility. Gradually perform tougher and challenging workouts that will improve your overall fitness level and strength. And most importantly, have lots of fun enjoying exercise and meeting radical people in your community!

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