Celebration of Women // Chelsea Howey

  • In honour of International Women’s Day, we’re highlighting our incredible female instructors and managers who inspire us in and outside of the spin room. 

    We sat down with Chelsea Howey, one of our wonderful Icon instructors, actress & makeup artist.

    What do you love most about yourself

    My hair and being able to laugh at myself


    What do you love most about your body

    That I’m curvy, I’ve learnt to embrace it!


    Tell us something about yourself we wouldn’t know

    I danced in the 2010 Winter Olympics opening ceremonies, I’m an actor and a makeup artist


    What do you love most about this city

    Living so close to the ocean and mountains


    Photos by Sean Perkins


    What’s your favourite place in the city

    The beach!


    What charity/cause are you passionate about

    Anything that donates to animals, and “You and her” it’s beautiful and locally made under garments and then donates a pair of underwear to girls in Africa!


    If you were a cocktail what would you be and why

    An old fashioned, it’s a little sweet a little strong, and a little fresh


    What’s your ultimate female empowerment song

    Dancing on my own by Robyn


    If you opened your Spotify, what song would be playing

    Body – Loud Luxury


    What’s the best song of all time

    I can’t pick just one!


    Photos by Sean Perkins


    What females do you look up to in life

    My acting coach, Pretty much all of the women in my life, Lady Gaga and Beyonce.


    What are your guilty pleasures

    Bad indie films


    Who was your biggest inspiration growing up

    Not so much who, but I would say musicals and plays would always leave me inspired and they still do!


    What words do you live by

    Better, faster, funnier.


    What’s one thing you’ve always wanted to learn

    The drums


    What was a big moment for you in your career

    Learning to accept rejection and know that everyone deserves success and it will happen when the time is right!

    Catch Chelsea on the bike: Mondays @ 12:00PM | Wednesdays @ 7:15AM | Fridays @ 8:15AM | Sundays @ 11:15AM

    Follow @chelshow