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Welcome to This Thing Called Movement! Join us as we expand our understanding and awareness of the multi-faceted, often unspoken, ways movement influences and heals us. From the physical to the mental, emotional to the spiritual, there is so much movement richness in the world that we aren't aware of. We'll debunk myths, share expert advice and gain insight into our guests' personal movement experiences and the transformations that resulted. Step in for inspiring conversations that empower you to cultivate a healthy relationship with your body and experience the powerful benefits movement has to offer.

Welcome to This Thing Called Movement! Join us as we expand our understanding and awareness of the multi-faceted, often unspoken, ways movement influences and heals us. From the physical to the mental, emotional to the spiritual, there is so much movement richness in the world that we aren't aware of. We'll debunk myths, share expert advice and gain insight into our guests' personal movement experiences and the transformations that resulted. Step in for inspiring conversations that empower you to cultivate a healthy relationship with your body and experience the powerful benefits movement has to offer.

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Welcome to This Thing Called Movement! Join us as we expand our understanding and awareness of the multi-faceted, often unspoken, ways movement influences and heals us. From the physical to the mental, emotional to the spiritual, there is so much movement richness in the world that we aren't aware of. We'll debunk myths, share expert advice and gain insight into our guests' personal movement experiences and the transformations that resulted. Step in for inspiring conversations that empower you to cultivate a healthy relationship with your body and experience the powerful benefits movement has to offer.

Language:

English


Episodes

Using Movement as a Gateway to Unlock Hidden Potential with Matt Bernstein of ApeCo Movement

7/16/2021
Today we are excited to talk to Matt Bernstein, the founder of Ape Co Movement School, a movement school based in Colorado with locations in Denver and Boulder. Matt is a former professional firefighter and ski patroller, as well as a long time student of Ido Portal. He considers himself a life-long learner, playing as many instruments as he can, moving daily and finding as much ease as possible in the struggles of daily life. As a husband and father, he is deeply devoted to finding new ways...

Duration:01:19:16

Inner Circle: Saleena Sidhu on How Evolna Transformed Her Relationship to Movement

7/2/2021
Welcome to a special new series of episodes on the This Thing Called Movement Podcast: The Inner Circle As much as we love listening to interviews from experts and professionals about movement and wellness, there is also something especially powerful and magical about hearing the story of how a non-movement/fitness professional made an incredible transformation in relationship to their body. This new segment of the podcast features interviews with our Evolna community members who wanted to...

Duration:01:02:52

Flow Movement and Sensuality's Role in Our Vitality with Marlo Fisken

6/18/2021
Marlo Fisken is a renowned movement professional, having taught over 22 years in more than 70 countries. She is most known for her innovative teaching methods and pole dance accolades, and was previously a professional dancer and model. Marlo began pole 15 years ago and is an international pole dance champion. Marlo is also the creator of Flow Movement, which offers online learning opportunities, in-person workshops, and the Floor Flow Teacher Training (the first virtual training will be...

Duration:01:08:19

How Emotions Shape the Body's Physiological Structure, with Embodiment Coach Emily Wishall

6/4/2021
In today's episode we dive into understanding the link between emotions and the body. Emily Wishall is a Certified Rolfer & Embodiment Coach based in Denver, Colorado, who is passionate about supporting women through the path from disliking their body to loving it. When you are not comfortable in your body, it affects everything — your confidence, career, relationships, you name it. Emily is publishing her first book this Fall 2021, Hating My Body Was My Greatest Gift (working title). What...

Duration:01:10:54

Healing through Dance/Movement Therapy

5/21/2021
Welcome back, friends! It's Mental Health Awareness Month and today we're shedding light on dance/movement therapy. We had the pleasure to interview Erica Hornthal, CEO of Chicago Dance Therapy, the premiere dance/movement therapy practice in the Midwest. She has 10+ years as a board-certified dance/movement therapist and licensed clinical professional counselor. Known as “The Therapist Who Moves You,” Erica has truly changed the way people see movement with regard to mental health. She has...

Duration:01:08:51

Incorporating Fluid Motion & Somatics to Optimize Health with Bobbie Ellis

3/26/2021
Our bodies are made up of 70% percent water, yet by and large we do not encourage movement practices that cultivate that natural fluidity. Bobbie Ellis joins us today for a very special episode in which we discuss the nexus of how fluid motion, sensation, and intuition all work together to create coherent alignment in our bodies and minds from the inside out. Bobbie has spent the last 37 years of her life devoted to understanding and connecting with the wisdom of the body. She is an esteemed...

Duration:01:11:34

Prioritizing Physical Autonomy and Efficient Training for Your Personal Needs with Ryan Hurst from GMB Fitness

3/12/2021
Hello Everyone! We are beyond honored to introduce today’s guest on the podcast, Ryan Hurst, Co-Founder and Head Coach at GMB Fitness. After a training accident ended his competitive gymnastics career, Ryan moved to Japan and competed in various martial arts until another injury made him reevaluate his priorities in life. Since then, Ryan has devoted his life to coaching others in strength and movement, but always lets his philosophy of “training for a healthy life” lead the way. He has...

Duration:01:06:54

The Secret to Longevity Begins with Foot Health with Dr. Emily Splichal

2/26/2021
Hello Everyone, today we’re going to take a trip down south and dive deeply into the world of our feet! We had the privilege of speaking with Dr. Emily Splichal, Functional Podiatrist and Human Movement Specialist. Dr Emily is the Founder of EBFA Global, Creator of the Barefoot Training Specialist® Certification, Author of...

Duration:01:01:12

Building a Positive Relationship with Your Body During Pregnancy with Quinn Tew

2/12/2021
Hello Everyone! We’re so excited to share today’s episode with you, featuring Quinn Tew. Quinn is a fitness, nutrition and mindset coach who specializes in women’s health and has worked in the industry for 14 years. She is devoted to helping women harness their overall strength and resilience by embracing the physiological power of the female body. What we discuss How participating in aesthetics competition in the fitness industry led to self-judgement and an unhealthy relationship with her...

Duration:00:48:45

Art of Kettlebells & Simplicity in Movement with Jason C Brown

1/29/2021
Hello everyone! Today’s episode features long-time educator and fitness professional, Jason C. Brown. Jason is the founder of the Kettlebell Athletics certification program. He is passionate about humanizing our movement practices, namely simplifying them and adding more play and pleasure in the process. Today we discuss the problems behind the fear and intimidation motivations promoted in the fitness industry; why they fundamentally fail; how pleasure and play within movement practices...

Duration:00:46:33

Moving for Pleasure with Charlotte Mia Rose

1/15/2021
Hello Everyone! Today we are introducing a spicier subject on the podcast, pleasure and sexual wellness! We spoke to somatic sex educator, Charlotte Mia Rose, who is devoted to helping people find their path to a happier, healthier and more pleasureable sexuality. She and her partner Chris Maxwell Rose are the co-creators of Pleasure Mechanics, an online course platform teaching the techniques of sexual pleasure, as well as hosts of the Speaking of Sex podcast, which dives into erotic...

Duration:01:07:20

Body Neutrality & Sensation-Focused Movement with Helen Phelan

12/25/2020
We are so excited to share our interview with Helen Phelan! Helen is a certified pilates instructor, integrative health coach, and prenatal/postpartum corrective exercise specialist. She is a former professional dancer who struggled with body image and disordered eating for years- and when she became an instructor she was determined to find a way to share the empowering aspects of a movement practice without diet culture's toxicity, and her method and online studio, Helen Phelan Studio was...

Duration:01:00:24

Innovating Physical Therapy with Dr. Kellen Scantlebury

12/11/2020
We’re thrilled to welcome today’s guest on the podcast, Dr. Kellen Scantlebury! Dr. Kellen is a certified strength and conditioning coach as well as a licensed doctor of physical therapy. He’s the founder and CEO of Fit Club, a NYC-based physical therapy and sports performance clinic. Dr. Kellen is incredibly passionate about movement and helping others reach their goals through manual therapy and prescriptive exercise. What we discuss: The pitfalls and shortcomings of traditional physical...

Duration:00:53:13

Syncing Movement & Nutrition with Women's Infradian Rhythm featuring Claudia Germuga

11/27/2020
Claudia is a movement and breathwork facilitator based in Brooklyn, NY. She creates holistic movement programs designed to attend to our physical, intellectual, emotional and spiritual levels of being, drawing from multiple certifications in health coaching, nutrition, meditation and breathwork combined with her expertise as a dancer and fitness instructor. Through her unique programming, Claudia encourages students to reclaim their individuality, honor their personal rhythms, and become...

Duration:01:17:25

Microdosing Movement to Improve our Longevity with Dan Tatton & John Sinclair from Seven Movements

11/13/2020
Today’s guests are Dan Tatton and John Sinclair of Seven Movements, a health company utilizing the concept of microdosing movement as a long-term health intervention. Both Dan and John are elite performance and health coaches, authors and serial entrepreneurs. They joined forces to found Seven Movements after Dan saw a problem in the fitness industry: it was leaving too many people behind. He was seeing a "successful" new exercise program or studio opening every week, yet, long-term...

Duration:01:14:18

Power of Music on Mental Health with Jamie Pabst, Founder & CEO of Spiritune

10/23/2020
Jamie Pabst is the Founder & CEO of Spiritune, a music-based app that utilizes principles of neuroscience and music therapy to reimagine music for health outcomes such as stress reduction, emotional regulation, productivity and performance. Jamie has always been fascinated by sound’s healing potential and devotes herself to helping others receive its many benefits. She also DJs and produces events to highlight the powerful connections between music and health. What we discussed in today's...

Duration:01:04:47

Cultivating Compassion, Resilience & Connection with Shweta Bhatt

10/9/2020
Shweta Bhatt is a personal transitions coach helping others navigate significant life changes. After 6 years of working in finance with Fortune 100 executives and billion dollar budgets, Shweta realized her true calling was in helping people find more compassion, connection, and resilience within themselves as they navigate significant life changes. She uses her innate magic of storytelling alongside the personality science of human design to help others find clarity within chaos, and it was...

Duration:01:13:22

Balancing Masculine vs Feminine Energy in Movement with Paul Newell

9/25/2020
Paul Newell is a Life Movement Practitioner, Guide and Mentor, as well as a Men’s Wellness Facilitator. By combining his experience in Corporate America with the fitness/wellness industry and energetic awareness, Paul works with individuals and communities to enhance fulfillment and connection. As he practices presence, he applies multiple disciplines to engage learners to tap into their unique greatness and passion. His guidance and encouragement has others transcend their stories and...

Duration:01:07:22

Building Community through Movement & Vulnerability with Echoed Voices

9/11/2020
Echoed Voices is a Greenpoint, Brooklyn-based community organization that began with a simple idea to clean the neighborhood. It has quickly grown into a large community with a greater mission to inspire and connect individuals to themselves and their communities at large. I sat down with its co-founders, Christina Émilie and Cristhian Chaparro, to discuss how Echoed Voices began during quarantine and quickly gained momentum, the importance of vulnerability and self-compassion to grow and...

Duration:01:05:20

Power of Simplicity & Service with Gary Stockdale

8/28/2020
Gary Stockdale is a kinesiologist, functional movement and aquatic specialist based in Thousand Oaks, California, who devotes his practice to changing the relationships people have with their bodies. Gary has developed a strong understanding of movement foundations, joint mobility, functional gait and running mechanics. I'm thrilled to be able to bring Gary back on here with us for a second conversation! We have linked his first episode below in case you haven’t tuned in. We discussed the...

Duration:00:53:17