UP CLOSE WITH COLLEEN 17 Sep 2016
Do you have a hidden talent? I'm a professional jazz and hip-hop dancer. *Jazz hands*
What is your favorite Lithe workout to teach? Waspie because even the most veteran Lithers can tone different body parts. It requires concentration to activate the muscles needed to complete each exercise properly and you can fake your way through if you’re not focused. It's also a great way to stay creative in cueing and adjusting form since we do so many reps of each exercise.
Did you ever go through an awkward phase? Sometimes I think I'm still going through it, but I'll let other people decide. There was a time when my hair went from super straight to super curly and I didn't deal with the change well. It resulted in a lot of puffy bangs that were like little cotton balls stuck to my forehead.
Do you have one song that can always pump you up? I don't have one specific hype song, but I use a lot of fun, pop music in class and it gets me pumped and ready to go. Other instructors have told me that they know when a song comes on that I like because I smile for the whole song.
If you could have one superpower, what would it be? To travel quickly like the Flash, so I wouldn't have to sit in rush hour traffic.
What is your favorite body part? My arms. I work hard on them, so I'm glad it's paying off.
What is your nickname? Leeny has been my nickname since childhood because my little brother had trouble pronouncing Colleen when he was learning to talk.
You can find Colleen on Instagram and Twitter @doughertyco