Michaela Leonard: Setting Intentions

While many girls join CHAARG for similar reason [find the fun in fitness, learn a workout routine, develop healthier habits, + become a part of a community], their journey stories are all unique + empowering.

This Q + A post features Michaela’s #ChangedByCHAARG story + more about her journey!

Meet Michaela Leonard


Capital University — join #CapitalCHAARG here!


Preschool Teacher

One Word To Describe You:


Reason I Joined CHAARG:

To try new workouts + be involved in a supportive community!

Favorite CHAARG Memory:

2016 CHAARG National Retreat!  It was such an incredible weekend + I loved meeting so many wonderful girls from across the country!

#inCHAARG Instagram Crush:

Alexis Graves! @aalexis_inchaarg

Philosophy On Wellness:

It is so important to take care of yourself +  celebrate everything your body CAN do!

Favorite Self-Care Practice:

Face masks, hot tea + mindfulness

2019 Intention:

To slow down + focus on what brings joy to my life

Ideal Morning Routine:

Wake up, make coffee + breakfast, read, spend time with my dog + relax before I start my day

Book Every CHAARG Girl Should Read:

Spark Joy by Marie Kondo

Greatest Lesson On College:

Take advantage of all the new opportunities you have!  College is the perfect time to get out of your comfort zone, have new experiences + discover what you are passionate about!

Advice To Your Freshman Self:

Relax + enjoy it. Everything will work out in the end  : )

Being #inCHAARG To Me Means:

Taking control of your health +  wellness journey ++ finding what works best for you. Having a support system to help + encourage you every step of the way!

How have you been Changed By CHAARG?

CHAARG is such an important part of my story!  I honestly would not be where I am today if it wasn’t for CHAARG.  Over these past few years, I have had to opportunity to grow as a leader + form lifelong friendships.  I have found such a loving + supportive community that motivates + inspires me every day!  CHAARG has shown me how strong I am + inspires me to dream big.  I have gained the confidence to try new things + even apply for my dream internship!

Learn more about your CHAARG Chapter here + grab your membership here! <3

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