Optimize Your Function, Health, Fitness and Wellness 

Welcome to Fitness & Function!ExerciseIsMedicine[1]

Fitness & Function is based in Portland Oregon and our health and fitness professionals provide a wide range of In-Home Wellness Services. Our services include: Personal Training, Falls Prevention and Intervention Programs, Balance and Mobility Training, Private Outpatient Physical Therapy, and Diabetes Lifestyle Intervention. We are experts in delivering targeted exercise training aimed to achieve optimal function, health, fitness and a high quality of life for clients. Fitness & Function specializes in wellness services for older adult and senior clients with chronic medical conditions and illness in the prevention, better management and treatment of often complex medical issues.  Exercise training programs and services are tailored to our clients’ needs and wellness goal.

Fitness & Function has been in business since 2003 and created the business model that is based on the old fashion house call where the CLIENT IS THE PRIMARY FOCUS. Our kindness and compassionate care has put many aging clients at ease.

Our personal trainers are dedicated and experienced health/fitness professionals hold accredited Certifications. Our Certified Exercise Physiologists, Medical Exercise Specialists, Cancer Exercise and Personal Trainers deliver exercise programs and training that are carefully customized to meet each client’s need, to reach their wellness goal, and to make lasting changes in life. We follow recommendations from healthcare providers and for some clients we are part of their overall health care team. Our wellness usreps_badge_blueprofessionals have resources and leadership skills to assist in safely and effectively reach client wellness goals including achieving more active, healthy lifestyles through movement, physical activity or exercise for improved function, recreation or performance. 
You can also find our fitness professionals at

Receive outstanding and exceptional care with Private Outpatient Physical Therapy provided to you in the comfort of your home. Our therapists provide the necessary hands on treatment, exceptional quality of skills and give you the session time needed to successfully achieve your wellness goals. Our client’s dreams of returning towards an active lifestyle can be realized in the safety and comfort of their own home. 

Research has shown that optimal aging and extending independence is possible with targeted exercise programs, therapeutic exercise, and intensive fall risk intervention programs which can stop and even reverse declines in function, improve and restore function, improve overall health, fitness and extend quality of life. By choosing our ‘Pro-Active Aging’ and ‘Continuum Care Model’ seniors receive ongoing therapeutic, fitness, wellness, and comprehensive balance, mobility, and fall risk reduction and prevention intervention programs designed to extend and improve a senior’s ability to safely remain VIBRANT and INDEPENDENT at home.  

has served on the exam editing committee for the American Council on Exercise (ACE) Personal Trainer and Medical Exercise Specialist exams as a Subject Matter Exper
t (since 2014).  
Bayla is the first physical therapist in Oregon to achieve certification is all three of the CDC’s senior fall reduction programs: Tai Chi Movement for Better Balance, Stepping On, and Otago.
Both Bayla and Jacqueline have 
presented to senior groups and organizations and appeared on several local TV stations. 

Jacqueline is an American Heart Association (AHA) certified Heartsaver Instructor and since 2006 has been instructing first aid, CPR, AED courses and skills testing one-on-one privately and small groups (up to 9 students) at local businesses or families at home.

We invite you to sign up for our BLOG

Call us today to schedule for a consultation.

Memberships and associations:

Executive Board Member