Colleen Michelle

Colleen Michelle

United States

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i like to post about yoga, barre, fitness, hiking, vegan cooking, green beauty, mindfulness meditation, and self care rituals.
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  • The Winter Holidays have passed, the New Year has begun, and a lot of us are looking forward to the future. ⠀ Maybe some of us are thinking about the past, recovering from Holiday burnout, dwelli...
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  • Today’s #YogisDryJanuary post is a throwback to 2020. I know a lot of people start practicing yoga in January, so I wanted to show how to support a prone twist with a bolster and a block. It feel...
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  • Olly and I celebrated his 10th adopt-a-versary in December. We’ve been practicing this partner pose for almost just as long. He’s my best friend! ⠀ As for our Dry January prompts: I found tha...
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  • ✨ Dry January Yoga Challenge ✨ What is your intention? Why are you doing this challenge? As @JillianMichaels put it, in that one ~*FiTNeSs*~ magazine I read while I was in jail, “What is your...
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  • ✨ Dry January Yoga Challenge ✨ Start your 2023 with some clear headed self reflection and mindful movement! 🧘🙏 ⠀ Dry January is a social movement that encourages people to take a break ...
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  • Can you tell it’s been a while since I’ve practiced seated forward fold? 😅 #AloGeoShapes November 23-30 Hosts: @christajanine @stresslessyas @paging.dr.bendy @themargofrancois @calmwithcol...
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  • Making obtuse angles with my legs, my lifted side, and a sneaky hidden one with my softened elbow in my lowered arm 🔍📐 #AloGeoShapes November 23-30 Hosts: @christajanine @stresslessyas @pag...
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  • Is half moon pose really just a floating triangle pose? 🤔💭 #AloGeoShapes November 23-30 Hosts: @christajanine @stresslessyas @paging.dr.bendy @themargofrancois @calmwithcolly 🙋🏻‍♀...
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  • My new dog has an infection that is resistant to oral antibiotics. It’s a weird and familiar diagnosis. But it belongs to a precious little angel baby this time, and not to me. I feel lots of way...
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  • Which one is your favorite? 💞🌪🔀 #Alo4Seasons September 11-18 Hosts: @calmwithcolly 🙋🏻‍♀️ @divyak_yoga @divyaniyoga @happylenayoga @shilpi.gemawat @yogini.mav Sponsors: @alo...
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  • I love moving from downward facing dog to wild thing pose. I think it’s a great exercise in grounding, trusting yourself, and being a little brave. 🦁💕 #Alo4Seasons September 11-18 Hosts: ...
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  • I know there’s a lot of text here, but you can press+hold to read! 🤓 Mixing up standing + balance for our yogi mixology challenge! 🍹💕 #AloStretchAndSip August 22-29 Hosts: @jay_yogini...
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  • Of course the hips and quads also need to warmed up, but I focused on the shoulders here! 💪💕 #AloStretchAndSip August 22-29 Hosts: @jay_yogini @yogamoll8 @calmwithcolly 🙋🏻‍♀️ @y...
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  • I love the feeling of being wrapped up in a blanket during savasana, but it’s way too hot for my favorite cozy sherpa right now. @Everlasting_Comfort has me covered (😏) for all seasons! Their...
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  • Extremely late on #AloBoutAccessibility but I’m hitting three days in one here: downward dog, inversion, and fav way to accommodate! 😁 There are lots of reasons yogis might not want to invert...
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  • I only ever teach tiger pose as an option to play with during bird dog core warmups, because I know it’s not accessible to most of my students. 🐯 There are a lot of reasons that bird dog pose ...
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  • In true #spoonie fashion, I’m showing up late to our yoga challenge. 😅 I work partially outdoors, and we’re experiencing a heat wave in Philadelphia, so my energy budget is very low. I have ...
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  • Did you know that the COVID booster shot is available to all Pennsylvanians over 12 years old now? 💉🩹💕 The booster is a proven safe and effective way to increases your resistance. It prote...
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  • “Equality Without Exception” was the SF Pride celebration theme in 2015, and we’ve still got a ways to go before that dream is realized. 🏳️‍🌈♿️💕 ⠀ #AloTakePride3 challenge ...
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  • A moment of Calm with (me) Colly 😌 ⠀ @DvinitiSkinCare and I will be hosting yoga on this roof top again on Sunday! 10:30am, 1500 Locust, PC level! Get a skin analysis after, and try out some a...
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  • Happy Summer Solstice! And Happy “International Day of Yoga.” It’s not a coincidence that these two days coincide. The reasonings are not things I teach in my yoga classes, and I would never ...
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  • I love my city and all of its people! 💗 I’m so excited to partner with the Pennsylvania Department of Health, and — in the spirit of brotherly love — share information on how we can contin...
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  • Let’s practice binds today! To symbolize how my freedom is bound to yours. Nobody is free until we are all free 💕🏳️‍🌈 ⠀ #AloTakePride3 challenge details in a comment ⬇️↗️
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  • Paws in hands together 🐶💕 ⠀ Keeping my post pretty shallow for #AloTakePride3 today. I’m v tired. ⠀ Hosts: piccolayogini rachelbyogini zenbeeni marens_om syoghina calmwithcolly 🙋🏻...
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  • I end every one of my yoga classes with a mantra: “There is a place in me where love, light, and peace exists — and there is a place in you where love, light, and peace exists — and when I am...
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  • #AloTakePride3 challenge details in a comment ⬇️↗️
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  • Today is the first day of #AloTakePride3! 🏳️‍🌈 Each day of this yoga challenge, we’ll practice and reflect on selected historical San Francisco Pride themes. ⠀ We chose the very first...
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  • Practice yoga with me, then level up your skin care game with DvinitiSkinCare, this Sunday on the rooftop at 1500 Locust! 🧘🏻‍♀️💆🏽‍♀️💕 We’ll set up in the area between ...
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  • Affirmations via tweets: ⠀ 🌸 I will honor my bandwidth, even when it means breaking routine. ⠀ 🌸 I will not compare myself to others. ⠀ 🌸 I deserve happiness. ⠀ 🌸 I do not need ...
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  • Strong emphasis on the *try* in this one! 😅🐶💕 ⠀ I tried this out because people who see my posts doing yoga with Olly like to comment that they could never do yoga with their bigger dog,...
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  • We balance camel pose with rabbit pose. We balance work with play. On the mat, it’s intentional sequencing. Off the mat, it’s mindful living. 💕 ⠀ Catching up on #AloBoutMindfulness with he...
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  • Just some seated posture options 🧘🏻‍♀️➡️ The first photo is new, and the other five are from my archive. The last photo is from the first AloYoga challenge I hosted, in 2017, compl...
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  • I love moon salutation based flows! ⠀ #AloBoutMindfulness challenge details in a comment ⬇️↗️ ⠀ #AloYoga #AloMoves #AloChallenge #YogaChallenge #YogaReels #YogaFlow #MoonSalutation
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  • In the same way that we think of chaturanga as the transition from plank to upward facing dog, it’s super helpful to think of plank as the transition from upward facing dog to downward facing dog...
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  • Followed her specifically for the “crip rage.” ♿️😠 It’s a bad time in the USA for disabled people too, and I think that raging with your peers is a perfectly fine response. Feel your f...
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  • 💜 PURPLE HAIR CHALLENGE 💜 ⠀ If I tagged you in this photo, you have 24hrs to either donate to CFRI’s Wellness Programs -OR- post a selfie with purple hair and nominate 5 other people to d...
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  • I really enjoyed thinking of yoga poses that could represent my city for our yoga challenge! Swipe to see them all ➡️➡️➡️ ⠀ ➡️ Warrior 1 to represent Chief Tamanend 🪶🙏🏻 ...
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  • 🤷🏻‍♀️🧘🏻‍♀️ #YogaStudio #YogaPractice
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  • You can also think of these as “excuses” to stay in supported bridge for a longer time. 😌 ⠀ #AloTravelTheWorld challenge details in a comment ⬇️↗️ ⠀ #ResorativeYoga #SupportedBri...
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  • Affirmations via tweets: ⠀ 🍃 I invite ease into my life. ⠀ 🍃 My worth is not tied to my productivity. ⠀ 🍃 I will look to my feelings as interesting indicators of my headspace. I will...
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  • Don’t be a banana head! 🍌 There’s no such thing as “too inflexible for yoga.” The practice is available to all bodies! #YogaTeacher #YogaForEveryBody #AccessibleYoga #YogaForAll
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  • We see lots of wheel poses on the ‘gram but we don’t always see how people got there. I hope this helps! ⠀ #AloTravelTheWorld challenge - details in a comment ⬇️↗️ ⠀ #YogaChallenge ...
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  • #YogaForEndometriosis 😌
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  • I like my pyramid pose to have warrior one feets.. and my favorite way to transition into it is from stork (knee up) through a warrior one step back. How about you? ⠀ #AloTravelTheWorld challenge...
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  • The weather is warming up, and diet culture messaging is creeping into wellness spaces. 👀 So here are some important reminders. ⠀ Yoga teachers shouldn’t be promoting weight loss in group cl...
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  • My favorite standing poses for #AloTravelTheWorld — mountain, half fold (or halfway lift), high lunge, reverse warrior, floating triangle, goddess twists, and wide armed revolved crescent lunge ...
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  • My favorite standing poses for #AloTravelTheWorld — mountain, halfway lift, high lunge, reverse warrior, hovering triangle, goddess twists, and wide armed revolved crescent lunge 🗼 ⠀ Challen...
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  • Synching our breath to something observable, we can calm our minds, increase our focus, and release tension from our bodies. 🎶 Enjoy the vibe. 🏄🏻‍♀️ ⠀ Sitting in lotus pose at TheP...
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  • There is always trauma in the room. My wish is for there to be calm and mindfulness in the room too. ⠀ yogaforcf weareyogaed projectlittlewarriors yoga4philly aloyoga aerie
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  • Affirmations via tweets: ⠀ 🌱 My boundaries teach others how to treat me well. ⠀ 🌱 My triggers provide me with information about how to respond in my best interest. ⠀ 🌱 My self worth ...
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