Kisar Dhillon

Portland, OR 97214

We Offer a Complimentary 75-Minute Initial Consultation: We are a 2000 sq. ft. Private, Boutique Portland Personal Training Studio In the Central Eastside Industrial District (CEID)! At The Art of Personal Training by Kisar Dhillon we are experts at helping individuals get toned, reduce inches, lose weight and get back into shape in a safe & effective way! We want you to feel great, be healthy and feel confident about how you look and feel.

We are NOT a power lifting or big commercial fitness center. We cater to both female and male of all ages, so if you are looking to improve your functional strength, endurance, power or your balance, we can incorporate those goals into your overall fitness program and routines.

We are a dedicated team (Peter, Megan, Thomas, Paige & Kisar) that solely focus on what we are great at, and that is private, boutique style, One-on-One Personal Training. We have over 40 years of combined personal training experience, and If you are looking for post rehabilitation work, or nutrition coaching to go along with your training, we can help you with that.

When you come to us for personal training, it is all about you, the client! The maximum amount of appointments we allow at one time is four. We will go above and beyond to make sure you get the best customer service possible and an amazing workout every time you come for your personal training appointment.


Established in 2012.

Prior to moving to Portland, Oregon, I started 1-2-1 Fitness in 2002, which was a private in-home personal training business that I successfully owned and sold in 2011. Upon selling that business, I started another personal training business called, The Art of Personal Training by Kisar Dhillon. I am proud to be a locally owned company and to offer a Portland personal training service that is all about excellent customer service and catering to what the client wants and needs. Which is, excellent fitness results and amazing service. Initially, I needed to build a base of business, so I decided to rent space in a small gym in Sellwood, OR, and when the time was right, I found a great location at the Olympic Mills Commerce Center, in the Southeast Warehouse Industrial District. The private, boutique, Portland personal training studio now occupies three spaces on the very first floor of this amazing historical building.

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About Me


  • BSc., Kinesiology & Exercise Physiology , University of Texas at El Paso
  • Master's Degree, MBA, University of Phoenix

Certifications / Trainings

TRX - TRX® Suspension Training® Course
TRX - TRX Suspension Training Course
AFPA - Personal Trainer Certification
Expires: Dec 14, 2017
NATABOC - Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology
Agency Unavailable
University of Texas at El Paso - Kinesiology & Exercise Physiology College Educatio
Agency Unavailable

CPR Certified

Americn Safety and Health Inst
Expires: Aug 07, 2019

AED Certified

American Heath and Safety Institute
Expires: Aug 07, 2019

Kisar's Locations

Kisar Dhillon "The Art of Personal Training" - Portland, Oregon

107 SE Washington Street
Suite 137
Portland, OR 97214

Additional Information


$80.00 / hr, $67-$80 per hour

Payment Methods

Cash, Cashier's Check, Credit Cards, Personal Checks

Years Experience


Awards & Accomplishments

  • Successful Business Owner of 1-2-1 Fitness since 2003
  • Part-Time Undergraduate Business Professor at University of Phoenix
  • Sold a branch of my business, 1-2-1 Health Screenings in 2010
  • Graduated from the M.E.J.O.R. 10 Week Entrepreneur Program in Texas
  • Completed WorldWorks 14 Week Leadership & Life Coaching Program

Languages Spoken




17 Ratings

5.0 out of 5 Stars

  • by E. Ann on Aug 27, 2013

    I have been training at The Art of Personal Training for almost a year and it is one of the best studios I have trained at in years. The owner, Kisar Dhillon, has hand picked the two of the best of trainers, Mallory Stevens and Jessica Kelly, and I have been training with both of them. The one thing that I love about this specific studio is that it is private and by appointment only! I have also noticed that there is never a lot of people in there training at one time, because this is one of the rules of this training studio, which I love! I also take pride at places I spend my money at that concentrate on giving the best customer service, and I have to say, this personal training studio delivers on that. It is high end service that is helping me get in shape, feel great and developing some great relationships.
    Thank You,
    E. A.

  • by Jodi Erb on Sep 24, 2011

    I can’t say enough about Kisar both professionally and personally. He was my personal trainer for many years and I consider him to be the ultimate expert in health and fitness. He was not only an excellent trainer, but if I needed advise on a health condition, or getting special instructions for an injury, I could always count on his educated and straightforward expertise. Kisar is a fun, high-energy individual with zest for life and I will miss our times together.
    Jodi Erb
    Mission Viejo, CA.

  • by TING TING WANG on Sep 19, 2011

    Kisar is an excellent personal trainer/ fitness coach! He truly master the art of training by getting to know the person and understanding their fitness goals. He then customizes a plan for the person (i.e. me) and follows up on a daily basis to check up on your progress! Since I love his training technique, I have also helped to promote his services among friends and family. I also worked with Kisar to work on his public relations. Kisar also loves giving back to the community by offering his services at no cost to local non-profit organization to help domestically battered women to achieve their fitness goals!

    Kisar is no longer just a personal trainer, he is a friend that cares about my physical health!

    Thanks, Kisar!

  • by User on Sep 19, 2011

    Kisar was such pleasure to work with, even though as a Physical Trainer, my body sometimes didn’t like him very much.(lol) He has a positive attitude, pleasant personality and exudes a high level of confidence in his field of work. His training methods are strategic and very effective. My body began a transformation that I had been desiring for years. Through his clever sense of humor, he motivated me to PUSH, when I was convinced that my body would not allow 30 more seconds (which he ALWAYS managed to get 60 more seconds, OUCH!).

    Kisar is a professional, who pays attention to the detail/aspirations of each one of his clients.

    Come back to Cali Kisar!

    Michelle Hudson
    Los Angeles, California

  • by Nefertiti Austin on Sep 19, 2011

    Kisar is such a great trainer! He won't let you slack off and has a way of miscounting to push you further than you ever thought you could go. Lol

    Those of you in the Portland area are so lucky to have him!

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