University of Iowa CHAARG


Ambassador: Carly Garcia
Chapter Instagram Hashtag: #IowaCHAARG
Weekly Workout Day + Time: Wednesday evenings
Small Group Day + Time: Based on your preference! More info to come when you join!
Founded: Spring 2016
Questions? Read the CHAARG Chapter FAQ here!


Meet the Ambassador


Hello wonderful people!

My name is Carly Garcia + I am a senior at the University of Iowa studying Speech + Hearing Sciences with a minor in American Sign Language. I have been in CHAARG since it was founded at Iowa in the spring of 2016 + have been on the exec team for the past two years. Being a part of CHAARG has shaped my college experience into something indescribably positive. The women who are a part of this organization know no bounds to their kindness and encouragement ++ spread positive vibes everywhere they go. I am so lucky to have something so fabulous in my life + I am so excited for you to join our girl gang ++ find your fit with us in Iowa City!

There are so many amazing things waiting for you in CHAARG — Welcome to our family!


Upcoming Sweat Sesh: We are currently planning some amazing Weekly Workouts for our CHAARG community!

Small Group Times: These will be announced from our Exec Team within the first 3 weeks of the Semester! We’re confident you’ll find a time that works for you : )

This Semester’s Socials: We are currently planning some amazing socials for our CHAARG community to get to know other Chapter members + get involved on campus!


Meet the exec team

Ambassador: Carly Garcia | VP Membership: Sabrina Gonwa | VP Media: Christina Bordenet | Event Coordinator: Ashleigh Monaco + Claire Fleming | Secretary: Tanner Thompson | Treasurer: Elisabeth Karafili

Here’s what #IOWACHAARG girls are saying…

Why did you join CHAARG?

I enjoy working out + staying fit, ++ as an incoming freshman, it can be intimidating to go to the gym. CHAARG gave me a community of girls to workout with who support me + also helped me build my confidence. I’ve met many great friends who share the same interests as me. // Jenna [jenna_konig_inchaarg]

Why should someone join CHAARG?

It’s such a supportive community for people of all abilities + fitness levels! Everyone is very kind + wanting to better themselves, ++ it’s so empowering to be surrounded by so much positivity. // Brittany [Bhegstad.chaarg]

What do you want to share about CHAARG?

I have been so lucky to always have CHAARG girls by my side throughout my time at Iowa as well as in life. // Marissa [marissaa_inchaarg]

Say hello to CHAARG on insta!

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