Portland Girl Spotlight: Paisley Meekin

Portland Girl Spotlight: Paisley Meekin

Hello Portland beauties! We are back at this month with our new Portland Girl Spotlight: Paisley Meekin. Paisley is one seriously tough (and fun) chicka who I’ve had the pleasure of knowing for many years now. She has single-handedly whipped my butt into the best (and strongest) shape that I’ve ever been in AND she managed to make the process enjoyable. I was so stoked when we moved into our Dekum shop location and realized that she and I were neighbors. By the way, I’d like to give a big shout out to Shelby Brakken for taking the amazing photos in this interview!   ————————————– Tell us a little bit about yourself: I was born and raised in the bush of Alaska.  My Dad was a bush pilot and my parents owned a lodge where people from all over the world would come too.  So needless to say I had a unique upbringing.  I actually had to work (which I loved!) I am so appreciative of having parents with strong work ethics… it’s made me who I am today. About 8 years ago I moved to Portland.  I worked as a personal trainer at a gym for a few years but then decided that owning my own gym would be MUCH better. I opened Honest Training (was Honest Personal Training aka Honestpt) about 6 years ago.  I have really thrived in this world of being an entrepreneur… I LOVE it! Today we have hundreds of clients and 4 kick ass trainers.  I have also expanded into doing fitness vacations. The first one is this January and we are going...