Villanova Women: The Art of Slowing Down
Jul
19
6:00 PM18:00

Villanova Women: The Art of Slowing Down

Join Lauren Chiarello (VSB '06), Aileen Axtmayer (CLAS '06) + Lori Gildea (MBA '09) for a gathering in celebration of Villanova Women! Community is everything + we are stronger together.

6pm - 6:15pm // Core Blast w/Lauren Chiarello of Chi Chi Life

6:15pm - 6:45pm // Restorative Yoga w/Aileen Axtmayer of Aspire with Aileen

6:45pm - 7:15pm // Stories + Tips on Self Care: Lauren, Aileen + Lori Gildea of The Pure Bag

7:15pm - 8pm // Shopping, Beverages + Snacks - 20% off of Sweaty Betty gear

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#ChiChiSweatSesh - LBD (Lengthen/Blast/Dance!) + Core/Stretch in Central Park
Jul
24
7:00 PM19:00

#ChiChiSweatSesh - LBD (Lengthen/Blast/Dance!) + Core/Stretch in Central Park

Join Lindsay B. Davis for a 30-minute LBD! class + Lauren Chiarello for a 30-minute Core/Stretch class in Central Park. 50% of proceeds from class will support Bring Change to Mind. Post-class, hang with awesome like-minded humans for a potluck picnic!

ABOUT LBD! (Lengthen/Blast/Dance!): Lindsay's signature class, LBD! involves barre elements, HIIT work + shaking what your momma gave you!

ABOUT BRING CHANGE TO MIND: Our mission is to end the stigma + discrimination surrounding mental illness.

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2018 EXPOSED - Panel Speaker
Jul
25
6:00 PM18:00

2018 EXPOSED - Panel Speaker

Join me for the 2018 EXPOSED -- a food, wellness + social impact event featuring notable speakers, workshops + vendors from farmers to practitioners + everyone in between -- who all aim to share ideas on positive living. I'll be speaking on the panel! The first TWO PEOPLE to email me will get FREE tickets. All other rockstars can use code: ChiChiLife25 for $25 tickets.

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#ChiChiSweatSesh - Circuit Pilates + Stretch in Central Park
Aug
23
6:30 PM18:30

#ChiChiSweatSesh - Circuit Pilates + Stretch in Central Park

Join Yvette Lenhart for a 45-minute Circuit Pilates class + Lauren Chiarello for a 15-minute Stretch class in Central Park. 50% of proceeds from class will support Little Wanderers. Post-class, hang with awesome like-minded humans for a potluck picnic!

ABOUT CIRCUIT PILATES: Developed by Yvette Lenhart, Circuit Pilates is a challenging and energized full-body workout that focuses on the progression of five base moves through three sets. This unique mat format allows the entire body to warm up completely in set one before moving into more advanced variations. Great for all levels, both men and women, even beginners!

ABOUT LITTLE WANDERERS: An all-volunteer rescue group that rescues the neediest cats in the most dangerous + underserved areas of New York City.

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#ChiChiSweatSesh - Body.Fit + Core/Stretch in Central Park
Jun
27
7:00 PM19:00

#ChiChiSweatSesh - Body.Fit + Core/Stretch in Central Park

Join Tennessee-based Hannah Davis for a 30-minute Body.Fit class + Lauren Chiarello for a 30-minute Core/Stretch class in Central Park. 50% of proceeds from class will support RESTORE. Post-class, hang with awesome like-minded humans for a potluck picnic!

ABOUT BODY.FIT: Hannah’s signature Body.Fit class includes agility, power, strength + balance in each workout to tap in to your inner athlete + get the most well-rounded workout to tone up, lose weight + feel amazing! 

ABOUT RESTORE: Our mission is to end sex trafficking in New York + restore the well-being + independence of foreign-national survivors.

Goodies generously provided by: Little Secrets, Suzie's Good Fatsgoodwipes, Outdoor Voices, White Rabbit. Each guest will receive a pair of ViraSun sunglasses!

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Pilates Fusion Class to benefit Prospector Theater in Ridgefield, CT
Jun
4
to Jun 25

Pilates Fusion Class to benefit Prospector Theater in Ridgefield, CT

Move. Connect. Give Back. Every Monday in June, Lauren Chiarello of Chi Chi Life will lead a 45-minute Pilates Fusion Class to benefit The Prospector Theater.

ABOUT PILATES FUSION: Pilates Fusion is a dynamic core strength class inspired by Pilates, Barre + Yoga. 

SUGGESTED DONATION: $15 - bring cash, check or Venmo @lauren-chiarello

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#ChiChiSweatSesh - Dance Cardio + Pilates in Central Park
May
30
7:00 PM19:00

#ChiChiSweatSesh - Dance Cardio + Pilates in Central Park

Join Nicole Puccio for a 30-minute Dance Cardio class + Lauren Chiarello for a 30-minute Pilates class in Central Park. 50% of proceeds from class will support Alzheimer's Foundation of America. Post-class, hang with awesome like-minded humans for a potluck picnic!

Goodies generously provided by: Little SecretsHarmless Harvest Coconut Water, Women's Health MagazineLUNA + Basic-Naturals.

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Barre for Brains
May
22
1:45 PM13:45

Barre for Brains

Join me for a 45-minute Barre class to benefit the National Brain Tumor Society -- we will celebrate my dear friend + brain cancer thriver + resilient woman, Ruth Kavanagh. Class will begin at 2pm. Goodies provided post class + all guests will receive a complimentary class to exhale!

1) Register through Ruth's Personal Walk Page by clicking the button below.
2) Donate a minimum of $30 (a Drop-In Barre Class is $37 at Exhale)
3) When you enter your donation you will be asked for your "Recognition Name" - Enter your Name Plus "Barre". You can also email Ruth at: nbtschairnyc@gmail.com

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How A Life Changing Diagnosis Leads To a Mission Driven Business
May
15
7:00 PM19:00

How A Life Changing Diagnosis Leads To a Mission Driven Business

After a life changing diagnosis these remarkable women took what life threw at them and channeled their energy into crafting a business that changed their lives. 

Join Six Degrees Society along with Tiffany Dyba, Harper Spero, CC Webster + Lauren Chiarello for an intimate conversation on how a life changing diagnosis propelled them to create a mission driven business. But First, Matches: Each attendee will kick off the night with two 15 minute networking connections, hand-picked just for you! 

All proceeds will support First Descents -- providing life-changing outdoor adventures for young adults (ages 18-39) impacted by cancer. Use code: PanelistGuest for $5 off.

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#ChiChiSweatSesh - HIIT + Yoga in Central Park
Apr
23
6:30 PM18:30

#ChiChiSweatSesh - HIIT + Yoga in Central Park

What is #ChiChiSweatSesh? Move. Connect. Give Back. A monthly fitness fundraiser + potluck picnic event series in Central Park. From April through September, Lauren Chiarello of Chi Chi Life teams up with fellow fitness + wellness gurus to create fun + festive workouts. Come play!

So stoked to kick off the #ChiChiSweatSesh season with my husband, Russ Mika!

Join Lauren Chiarello for a 30-minute HIIT (High Intensity Interval Training) class + Russ Mika for a 30-minute Yoga class in Central Park. 50% of proceeds from class will support FC Harlem. Post-class, hang with awesome like-minded humans for a potluck picnic!

About FC HarlemFC Harlem is a community youth development organization making a positive impact on the lives of young people through soccer.

TICKET LEVELS: $25 or $35 ticket levels. Snag your spot ASAP by selecting the donation level you feel most comfortable with - our hope is to raise as much as we can for FC Harlem!

Goodies generously provided by: Little SecretsHarmless Harvest Coconut Water, Women's Health Magazine + LUNA.

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Dance Cardio, Villanova Women + Shopping at Outdoor Voices
Apr
11
7:00 PM19:00

Dance Cardio, Villanova Women + Shopping at Outdoor Voices

Join Lauren Chiarello (VSB '06), Nicole Puccio (CLAS '14), Sheila Cannon (VSB '06) + Corin Camenisch for an evening to celebrate Villanova women at Outdoor Voices. We can't wait to see you!

7:00PM - 7:45PM - Dance Cardio class by Nicole Puccio

7:45PM - 8:15PM - Entrepreneur Spotlight: Sheila Cannon + Corin Camenisch, Co-Founders, BLØW Branding // Moderated by Lauren Chiarello, Founder, Chi Chi Life

8:00PM - 9:00PM - Shopping, Mingle, Snacks + Bubbles - You'll score 15% off merchandise!

Goodies generously provided by: Outdoor Voices, Squish Marshmallows, Harmless Harvest Coconut Water, Women's Health Magazine + LUNA.

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Pilates Fusion at Bandier for Cycle for Survival
Feb
26
6:30 PM18:30

Pilates Fusion at Bandier for Cycle for Survival

Join 2x cancer thriver + Founder of Chi Chi Life, Lauren Chiarello, for a 45-minute Pilates Fusion class to benefit rare cancer research at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center. Post-class, we'll mingle + shop -- with 10% of sales supporting Lauren's Cycle for Survival ride. Mats will be provided. No sneakers required. Register today by following these steps:

  • Make your $20 donation by clicking the DONATE HERE button below.
  • Email lauren@chichilifenyc.com to secure your spot ASAP.
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Pilates Fusion Charity Class in Cayman Islands
Feb
10
11:00 AM11:00

Pilates Fusion Charity Class in Cayman Islands

Chi Chi Life heads to the Caribbean! 

Join Lauren Chiarello (Founder, Chi Chi Life) for a dynamic Pilates Fusion class. Pilates Fusion is a dynamic core strength class inspired by Pilates, Barre, Yoga. We’ll focus on arms, thighs, glutes + abdominals — tailored to YOUR needs! During Lauren’s energizing class, you’ll tap into your inner athlete, find grace + unleash razor-sharp determination.

Proceeds will benefit Cayman Heart Fund in Grand Cayman.

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New Year Reset to benefit Hearts of Gold
Jan
25
2:30 PM14:30

New Year Reset to benefit Hearts of Gold

Join Lauren Chiarello (Founder, @ChiChiLifeNYC) + Julia Sokol (Founder, SassClass + xixi) + like-minded, passionate women for a magical afternoon of movement and personal + professional development workshops. We'll recharge + reset for an epic 2018! Fuel + goodies provided by Up Mountain Switchel, LUNA, Living Juice, Bare Snacks + Women's Health Magazine. RSVP REQUIRED. SPACE LIMITED. BYOM (Bring Your Own Mat).

Movement Room: Pilates Fusion, Yoga, SassClass + Meditation

Workshop Room: Essential Oils + Goal Setting, Energize Your Voice, Nutrition + Kickstart Your 2018 Job Search

Attend 1, 2, 3 or all 4 sessions - combine movement + workshop classes!

Suggested donation: $20

This dynamic afternoon will support a women's nonprofit, Hearts of Gold. Hearts of Gold helps homeless women + children to become confident + self-sufficient as they prepare to transition out of New York City shelter system to permanent homes.

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#BarreforSurvival at exhale Central Park South benefitting MSKCC's Cycle for Survival
Jan
14
2:30 PM14:30

#BarreforSurvival at exhale Central Park South benefitting MSKCC's Cycle for Survival

It's back! Join me for the 3rd Annual #BarreForSurvival -- a 60-minute Core Fusion Barre Basic Level Fundraising Class.  On Sunday, January 14th, you're invited to take part in this special class for donation of $40. You'll receive a sweet swag bag + we will have a raffle with fun goodies!

100% of the proceeds will support Lauren's Cycle for Survival ride -- with funds going directly to rare cancer research at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center. Can't make it? Donate to Team Chi Chi Life here.

Thank you to our partners: exhale, Squish Marshmallows, Bare SnacksSweaty Betty, LUNA, Eddie Rodriguez LMT, Mantraband, Califia Farms Cold Brew, noosa yoghurt, Up Mountain Switchel + YORK Athletics.

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PILATES, VILLANOVA WOMEN + SHOPPING AT JOIE
Jan
11
7:00 PM19:00

PILATES, VILLANOVA WOMEN + SHOPPING AT JOIE

Join Lauren Chiarello (VSB '06) + Erin Sykes (VSB '04) for an evening to celebrate women + benefit Villanova University at Joie Meatpacking. We can't wait to see you!

7:00PM - 7:45PM - Pilates Fusion class by Lauren Chiarello, Founder, Chi Chi Life

7:45PM - 8:00PM - Entrepreneur Spotlight: Erin Sykes, Founder, Mission 360

8:00PM - 9:00PM - Shopping + Mingle + Bubbles

Space is limited -- sign up today! Once class sells out, please join the waitlist to enjoy the rest of the evening -- hear Erin's chat, shop, mingle + sip on bubbles.

You'll score 10% off merchandise -- with another 10% going to support VUAA (Villanova University Alumni Association).

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Sound Off™ Fit + Flow at the W Union Square
Nov
13
7:00 PM19:00

Sound Off™ Fit + Flow at the W Union Square

Join us for Sound Off™ Fit and Flow – an invigorating split session of Pilates Fusion and Yoga, using Sound Off headphones. This 60-minute flow will be led by Pilates Instructor Lauren Chiarello (@chichilifenyc) and Yoga Instructor Steph Armijo (@stepharmijo), designed and structured to reduce stress and anxiety.

Pilates Fusion is a dynamic core strength class inspired by Pilates, Barre, Yoga. We’ll focus on arms, thighs, glutes + abdominals — tailored to YOUR needs! During Lauren’s energizing class, you’ll tap into your inner athlete, find grace + unleash razor-sharp determination.

Building from the Pilates Fusion experience, the Yoga portion of this class will focus on static holds for deeper openings. Special attention will be given to hips, hamstrings, and lower back all while balancing the nervous system. We’ll finish class with an extra long savasana and short seated meditation.

What is Sound Off™ Fit + Flow?

Sound Off headphones allow you to hear your instructor’s voices perfectly, alongside a curated meditative soundtrack. Get fit and re-energized with this soothing, sonic experience.

Early bird and GA tickets will also receive a choice of a complimentary beer or wine during the No Shower Happy Hour! All tickets are non-refundable.

** Ticket: $28 - which includes 20% discount though my dedicated ticket link! Hurray!

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Core Fusion Barre Charity Class to benefit Imerman Angels
Nov
10
6:30 PM18:30

Core Fusion Barre Charity Class to benefit Imerman Angels

Chi Chi Life hits the road to THE WINDY CITY!

Join me + breast cancer thriver, Rach DiMare of RD's Obsessions, for a Core Fusion Barre class in support of Imerman Angels. Imerman Angels mission is to provide personalized connections that enable one-on-one support among cancer fighters, survivors + caregivers.

Post class, enjoy light refreshments + go home with a sweet goodie bag!

Tickets: $25 or $35. SPACE IS LIMITED so snag your spot ASAP by selecting the ticket level you feel most comfortable with - our hope is to raise as much as we can for Imerman Angels!

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Outdoor Voices Yoga + Pilates Shopping Party to benefit Special Olympics New York
Nov
6
5:00 PM17:00

Outdoor Voices Yoga + Pilates Shopping Party to benefit Special Olympics New York

Join Lauren Chiarello of Chi Chi Life (@chichilifenyc) and Meredith Steinberg for an evening of shopping, sips + movement -- all for a good cause. 

Start off the night with shopping + bubbles from 5:00 - 7:00pm at Outdoor Voices UES with 20% of all proceeds benefiting Special Olympics New York. Class is FREE + will begin at 7:15pm with 20-minutes of Yoga with Meredith + 25-minutes of Pilates with Lauren. You'll leave feeling energized + refreshed!

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NYSC Pink Panel on STRENGTH
Oct
25
6:30 PM18:30

NYSC Pink Panel on STRENGTH

New York Sports Club's Red Zone in its new Astor Place Flagship location is turning Pink for Breast Cancer Awareness Month! Please join our panel of women who embody strength inside and out, as we discuss what it means to have strength, fortitude, and gratitude during times of illness, grief, or change. A portion of proceeds benefit the Breast Cancer Research Foundation.

Panelists

Lauren Chiarello - Lauren Chiarello is the founder of Chi Chi Life which melds her three passions: fitness, event production, fundraising, and cancer advocacy.  She is a 2x cancer survivor, fitness instructor, marathoner, and event producer who pours her heart and soul into each project she touches.

Chinae Alexander - Former Texan-turned-New Yorker, Chinae Alexander is an entrepreneur, lifestyle personality, writer, speaker, and wellness expert based in Brooklyn, New York. Her message is to empower people to be better through positive thinking, active change, self-love…with a lot of laughing along the way.

Jess Glazer - Jess is a Manhattan-based personal trainer, group instructor, gymnast, fitness competitor, eating disorder survivor, self-love junkie, motivator, plant-based chef, and founder of FITtrips. She is a personal trainer at NYSC Flagship Astor Place, as well as a lead instructor for the NYSC RedZone Boutique. 

Fabianna Marie - Fab is an award winning photographer, author and writer who was diagnosed at the age of 27 with BRCA1 positive, invasive metastatic Breast Cancer. Fabianna has chosen to share her journey with the world on her blog, fabulouslyfightingin hopes of inspiring anyone facing adversity.

Dr. Margaret Flowers - Having left the laboratory for a career in the breast cancer non-profit industry, Dr. Margaret Flowers is the Director of Scientific Communications and Grants at the Breast Cancer Research Foundation. She communicates the impact of BCRF’s research program and plans, executes, and manages special projects and strategic program planning.  

Moderator: Nicole Tremaglio - Nicole is a Manhattan-based dancer, fitness maven, operations strategist, fluent public speaker, and founder of FitNic. She regularly hosts NYC fitness and wellness meet-ups, workshops, and speaking panels with a down-to-earth approach to community-building. Her purpose is to innovate, empower, and inspire others through passion and movement.

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Wellness Meet Up NYC - FlexTRX Charity Class to benefit MSKCC
Oct
15
2:00 PM14:00

Wellness Meet Up NYC - FlexTRX Charity Class to benefit MSKCC

Wellness Meet Up NYC founder, Sarah, lost her mom, Holly, to Breast Cancer four years ago.  In celebration of Holly, a fitness fanatic in her own right, Wellness Meet Up NYC is hosting a fitness "marathon" to honor her memory + support Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

Grab a fit friend + join me for a heart-pumping FlexTRX class. Following class, refreshments will be provided + no one will leave without a sweet swag bag! 

100% of the proceeds will be donated to Memorial Sloan Kettering.

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Outdoor Voices - FREE FlexPilates Mat Class
Oct
14
10:00 AM10:00

Outdoor Voices - FREE FlexPilates Mat Class

Join me + Outdoor Voices UES for a FREE FlexPilates Mat class. 

Flex Studio's 55-minute signature class combines Pilates with strength training and high energy music that will keep your heart pumping throughout. We've modified our fav workout, typically done on our FlexFormer, to be done on the Mat just for Outdoor Voices! Our seamless programing allows for more exercise options and quicker transitions, ensuring you will make the absolute most of every minute. Expect an intense fast-paced total body workout that will not only sculpt & tone long lean muscles, but will improve endurance, stamina, balance, alignment and of course core strength.

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Electric Flight Crew - FREE Pilates Fusion + Happy Hour!
Oct
4
7:00 PM19:00

Electric Flight Crew - FREE Pilates Fusion + Happy Hour!

Join me + Electric Flight Crew as I guest teach a FREE 45-minute Pilates Fusion class for their Wednesday night workout! 

((Pilates Fusion Class Description)) Pilates Fusion is a dynamic core strength class inspired by Pilates, Barre, Yoga. We'll focus on arms, thighs, glutes + abdominals -- tailored to YOUR needs!  During my energizing class, you'll tap into your inner athlete, find grace + unleash razor-sharp determination.

7:00PM Meet at Galway Hooker. Leave bags.

7:05PM Jog to Pier 46 (West Side Highway / Charles).

7:15PM Pilates Fusion Class (no mat needed, but we'll be on ground for part of class)

8:00PM Jog back to Galway Hooker for "No-Shower Happy Hour"! 

RSVP to secure your FREE space w/Lotsan at lotsanc@hotmail.com.

Electric Flight Crew (EFC) is a group of athletic young professionals, committed to inspiring health, happiness, innovation + fellowship, built on the foundation of collective fitness. My dear friend Lotsan is a Captain! EFC meets regularly on Wednesday's -- you can join for the first month for just $1

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Dare to Bare - Cycling Fundraiser for Positive Body Image
Oct
1
10:00 AM10:00

Dare to Bare - Cycling Fundraiser for Positive Body Image

This is my 3rd year riding + it's a super inspiring + joyful day benefiting Movemeant Foundation. I am riding at 12PM + would love for you to join me.

I'll be sweating it out in my sports bra to celebrate the beauty of women's bodies regardless of its size or shape. We will be riding to break stereotypes of how our bodies "should look" -- we will be riding toward a future full of positive body image. Physical movement is key to leading a healthy life.  

**There are a bunch of fun fitness classes if you're not interested in riding - 305 Fitness, Dogpound, Lyon's Den, Surfset + more!** 

REGISTER HERE!

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RUN 10 FEED 10 - 10K Race for Hunger!
Sep
17
7:00 AM07:00

RUN 10 FEED 10 - 10K Race for Hunger!

I'm super stoked to be a Women's Health Magazine Action Hero this year! Right now, 42 million Americans are going hungry—they don’t know when they will get their next meal. The concept is a simple one. RUN a 10K and FEED 10 hungry people in your hometown. In 5 years, RUN 10 FEED 10 has raised enough money to provide 5 million meals to Americans in need. This is my 2nd year running + I'd love for you to join me for this beautiful 10K along the Hudson River (6.2 miles). 

Use code R10CHIARELLO to receive $5 off of your registration. Or, I'd love your support of my run - you can donate here. Any bit helps!

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#ChiChiSweatSesh - HIIT + Pilates in Central Park
Sep
13
7:00 PM19:00

#ChiChiSweatSesh - HIIT + Pilates in Central Park

So stoked to have 2016 #ChiChiSweatSesh teacher, Yvette Lenhart, returning to close out this season! 

Join Lauren Chiarello for a 20-minute HIIT (High Intensity Interval Training) class + Yvette Lenhart for a 45-minute Pilates class in Central Park. 100% of proceeds from class will support Hilarity for Charity. Post-class, hang with awesome like-minded humans for a potluck picnic!

About Hilarity for Charity (HFC): HFC is dedicated to raising awareness, inspiring change, and accelerating progress in Alzheimer’s care, research, and support through the engagement of millennials. Since its inception in 2012 by Seth Rogan and Lauren Miller Rogan, HFC has raised more than $7 million to support these efforts.

TICKET LEVELS: $25 or $35 ticket levels. Snag your spot ASAP by selecting the donation level you feel most comfortable with - our hope is to raise as much as we can for Hilarity for Charity!

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