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Fitness Classes at Wy’east Studio!

Posted by on Jan 29, 2016 in Featured, Injury Prevention, News, Training, Yoga & Fitness Studio | 0 comments

Fitness Classes at Wy’east Studio!

  Wy’east Studio at PRG now offers three new ways to stay in shape, aid your climbing goals, or both! Introducing Cross Circuit Training, FRT [Functional Resistance Training] for Climbers, and HIIT [High Intensity Interval Training] + Core. Cross Circuit focuses on combining strength training and cardio-style workouts. It is a circuit inspired workout that focuses on power, agility, strength, core, and cardio to give you a full body conditioning in one class. FRT for Climbers works to improve Functional Strength, which is the strength that gets us through daily activities. FRT is...

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Instructor Highlight – Alix Northup

Posted by on Jan 5, 2016 in People Profiles, Yoga & Fitness Studio | 0 comments

Welcome to the PRG instructor highlight series! Each month we’ll be introducing you to one of our awesome instructors here at PRG in hopes that you find a little inspiration and motivation to get to class or try a new one! This month we would love for you to meet yogi, climber, massage therapist, and all around amazing woman – Alix Northup. Alix’s vast experience with yoga and love of climbing combine to make her an excellent instructor and a perfect fit for the Wy’east Studio. We asked Alix who she would encourage to come to her classes and here is what she said:  ...

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Workshop: Falling Up

Posted by on Dec 14, 2015 in Yoga & Fitness Studio | 0 comments

Join us for our first PRG Yoga Workshop this Saturday, December 19th! Sub instructor, Dora Gaskill, will guide you through experiences in anatomy and body-mapping to create more efficient movement both on and off the wall. Visit http://portlandrockgym.com/workshops/ to sign up and learn...

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Instructor Highlight – Christina Provencio

Posted by on Dec 7, 2015 in People Profiles, Yoga & Fitness Studio | 0 comments

Welcome to the PRG instructor highlight series! Each month we’ll be introducing you to one of our awesome instructors here at PRG in hopes that you find a little inspiration and motivation to get to class or try a new one! This month we are highlighting, Wy’east yoga instructor, Christina Provencio. She is full of passion, love and creativity, which shine through in everything she does. We asked Christina who she would encourage to come to her classes and here is what she said: My classes are for the curious. In restorative yoga I offer a softly lit space with dreamy whimsical tunes....

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Instructor Highlight – Samara Davis

Posted by on Nov 1, 2015 in Yoga & Fitness Studio | 0 comments

Welcome to the PRG instructor highlight series! Each month we’ll be introducing you to one of our awesome instructors here at PRG in hopes that you find a little inspiration and motivation to get to class. Trust us…your body will thank you. This month we would love for you to meet Wy’east yoga instructor Samara Davis. Samara’s good vibes, attention to alignment, and easy demeanor lend a helping hand when you start to sweat. We asked Samara who she would encourage to come to her classes and here is what she said: I invite anyone to my class who is ready to get a little sweaty,...

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4 Reasons To Try Restorative Yoga

Posted by on Oct 7, 2015 in Yoga & Fitness Studio | 0 comments

4 Reasons To Try Restorative Yoga

You’ve seen it on the schedule, maybe even around town, but what is Restorative Yoga and why should you do it? Generally, when a lot of us think of yoga, we think about sweaty bodies, pretzel shapes, burning muscles and a decent work out. While that isn’t a bad thing, there are other types of yoga that are equally, if not more, important to the body. Restorative yoga is a style of yoga that promotes relaxation through long holds of gentle postures. Props such as bolsters, blocks and straps are used to support the body in order to facilitate a calming of the nervous system...

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