Meet Mikaila


Why did you want to join Breathe & Be Outdoors as an Ambassador?

I love being surrounded by nature and powerful women! I am new to Colorado Springs and hoping to cultivate friendships with women who share similar values in relation to health, empowerment and movement. I want to support Ellen because I think this is such an incredible idea!

What's your favorite childhood memory outdoors?

Horseback riding with my mom + playing in the mud with my brother, usually by the Aspen trees in Flagstaff, Arizona.

What outdoor adventure is on your bucket list?

Backpacking trip in Zion National Park (postponed trip from spring 2020) + Kayak with Orcas + Camp in the Enchantments + New Zealand for all of the adventures

What is your favorite book about adventure, the outdoors, or nature?

No Barriers: A Blind Man's Journey to Kayak the Grand Canyon (Erik Weihenmayer)

What song is your go-to adventure jam?

'There Will Be Time' - Mumford & Sons + Baaba Maal OR 'Four Feet in the Forest' by Ziggy Alberts

Why should people come to your meetups?

To enjoy colorful Colorado in meaningful ways with empowering women who value self care, movement and community!

What is the one thing you want people to take away from your meetups?

We have so much to be grateful for if we take the time to be present in each moment.

What is your guilty pleasure?

cookie dough + singing along to taylor swift