Contributor: Chloe Hallock – Yogini, Business Owner, Model & Friend


Owner of Choco Designs, Bikram Yoga Fremont Street Teacher: Chloe Hallock - Portland, Oregon
Owner of Choco Designs, Bikram Yoga Fremont Street Teacher: Chloe Hallock - Portland, Oregon

Chloe Hallock is a yogi, enterpreneur and owner of yoga based active wear line Choco Designs, artist, model, and Bikram yoga talent, all at the age of 22.  She started taking yoga classes when she was 13 and never stopped.  According to Chloe, “The way I felt after yoga was incomparable to anything else. I knew immediately this would always be a part of my life.”

Bikram Yoga Fremont Street Teacher: Chloe Hallock - Portland, Oregon
Bikram Yoga Fremont Street Teacher: Chloe Hallock - Portland, Oregon

Chloe completed her Vinyasa training the summer of 2007 with Corepower Yoga and promptly took her skills around the world, teaching yoga on her Semester at Sea voyage that Fall. She traveled to 13 different countries in 3 months, including India where she went on a yoga retreat in Chennai. “It was magical to be in the birthplace of my passion, I plan on spending at least a few years in India at some point.” This past fall she completed the Bikram Yoga Teacher Training, a nine week incredibly intensive test of will, endurance and sheer commitment.  She persevered and is now teaching Bikram Yoga full time in Portland. In addition, she just placed second in the Oregon Regional Yoga Asana Championship and will be representing Oregon in the Nationals (and hopefully Internationals!) this February.

Bikram Yoga Fremont Street Teacher: Chloe Hallock - Portland, Oregon
Bikram Yoga Fremont Street Teacher: Chloe Hallock - Portland, Oregon

Modeling fell into Chloe’s lap when she was asked to model for a sustainable outdoor wear company out of Portland, called Nau.  From there her career has taken off, she is signed with agencies in Portland and Seattle and regularly works for clients such as Apple, Nike, and Converse. Chloe also does runway work, swimsuit, high fashion, commercial and glamour.  Choco, Chloe’s yoga based active wear line, was created last winter when she was looking for a way to get her artwork out into the world. “I have always been an artist. I used to finger-paint in my tutus as a little girl.  I started using felt pens in 2006 and really enjoyed the effects I was getting. My step-mother suggested I print some of my drawings on tee shirts for Christmas presents and everyone loved them. I decided to go with it and started screen printing my yoga inspired drawings and selling them to

studios and gyms.” Thus, Choco (named after her cat) was born. Chloe plans to expand her line into yoga wear, including mats and yoga bags.

Yoga Championships 2010 15th Place with Chloe
Yoga Championships 2010 15th Place with Chloe
Bikram Yoga Fremont Street Teacher: Chloe Hallock - Portland, Oregon
Bikram Yoga Fremont Street Teacher: Chloe Hallock - Portland, Oregon

Diligent, earnest, and open to see her interests through to fruition… Chloe Hallock embodies yogic action.  With luck is on her side, Chloe’s ambitious nature has enabled her to take advantage of these many opportunities and certainly the best is yet to come.to get her artwork out into the world.

POST NOTE: Since writing this article Chloe won 15th place at the National Bikram Completion in Los Angeles, California.  Yoganomics extends a heartfelt congratulation’s to her and looks forward to her future Bikram competitions.

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