A 30-minute interview series with Holistic Health Leaders: Insight Into Wellness weaves together techniques, tools, and showcases the ways holistic wellness is changing lives.

Guest: Calvin Pia
Sound Arstist & Healer 

Healing Through Sound & Listening: Exploring the ways sound can bring us into deeper harmony with ourselves and the world around us.

Calvin Pia is a sound designer, composer and sound healer based in Portland, Oregon. His journey has been long and winding— from touring with the band Snowmine, to becoming lead mixer at the NYC sound studio One Thousand Birds, to opening a healing sanctuary called Being Space in Portland, Oregon. Calvin has been dedicating much of his energy to sound healing— the use of sound to promote states of deep relaxation through ancient healing instruments.

Connect with Calvin HERE to learn more!


Guest: Elizabeth Martin,
Mental Health Occupational Therapist  

Covid and Mental Wellness: The impact of Covid on our nervous system and how self-regulation strategies are our friend.

Elizabeth is an occupational therapist and has been a public health educator for over a decade with experience working with underserved adults in HIV+, LGBTQIA+, Latino and African American communities providing community-based services.  She is committed to protecting socio-economically and culturally vulnerable populations, through holistic service, with a strong emphasis on mental and spiritual well being. 

Connect with Elizabeth  HERE to learn more!

Synopsis: Creativity is key when it comes to our Mental Wellness. Elizabeth goes in depth about Occupation Therapy and how this modality is supporting a wide range of folks on their healing journey. We discuss the mental effects of COVID-19 among underserved populations, and Elizabeth offers tangible action steps for everyone to take as we tend to our mental state and lean into our community.

Guest: Susan Eckstein,
Clear Beliefs Coach & Speaker

The Courage to Be Yourself:  How our limiting beliefs hold us back from being our truest selves.

Susan is an Empowerment Expert, Certified Clear Beliefs Coach and Speaker. She leads high-achieving women who are ready to break the chains of conformity, find the courage to be true to themselves, and live life unapologetically. She helps her clients reconnect to their power, challenge their stories, and change their beliefs, so they can stop holding themselves back and become the person they’ve always wanted to be.

Connect with Susan HERE to learn more!

Synopsis: Lasting transformation comes from the inside out! Susan and I discuss how core beliefs alter your sense of being (positively and negatively) and how you can nurture the lense in which you see the world and operate within it. We talk self judgment a well as the harsh judgment we give others and how this negatively impacts all parts of our lives. Susan gives tips on changing limiting beliefs that hold you in your comfort zone so you can live the life you want!

Guest: Ute Luppertz,
Animal Consultant & Coach 

Communicating With Our Animals: The unbreakable bond between people and pets. 

Ute facilitates the bond between people and animals.She is a holistic healing coach for animals, a senior pet specialist, a pet death doula and an animal communicator.Ute’s work is a deeply spiritual and transformative mission that inspires her every day.

Connect with Ute HERE to learn more!

Synopsis: Ute takes us on a journey shining light onto the unbreakable bond between humans and our furry friends, specifically when it comes to the end of our pet’s life. She gives us insight into how we can help our pets during COVID-19 especially if they have high anxiety and Ute shares a magical story of her own. You’ll be prepared for your pet’s end of life and your pet(s) will be too!

Guest: Michelle Arpin Begina
Founder & Gateway

Transcend Money Beliefs: Revealing what is scribbled all over your relationship with money and the unconscious beliefs that you hold.

Michelle has used the money lessons from her life to rethink how financial advisors and their clients have traditionally worked together. Rather than thinking of her role as a gatekeeper of portfolios, she sees real value in being a gateway to personal financial freedom. What differentiates Michelle from other financial advisors is that she has spent the last two-plus decades studying the unconventional, non-financial aspects of life satisfaction, financial therapy (it’s a thing), behavioral bias, choice, and decision advising.

Connect with Michelle HERE to learn more!

Synopsis: When you transcend your money beliefs – your money upbringing – it doesn’t just reflect your bank account. It goes much deeper! Your approach to rebuilding your money story is a humanistic adventure. It encompasses your “Attitude, emotions, feeling, and behaviors,” Michelle Says. And how do we teach our children the importance of this story? Michelle will tell you!

Guest: Tricia Brouk,
International Award Winning Director

Speaking Your Truth

Tricia Brouk is an international award-winning director. She works in theater, film, and television. In addition to her work in the entertainment industry, she applies her expertise to the art of public speaking. She produced TEDxLincolnSquare and Speakers Who Dare in New York City. She choreographed Black Box on ABC, The Affair on Showtime, Rescue Me on Fox, and John Turturro’s Romance and Cigarettes, where she was awarded a Golden Thumb Award from Roger Ebert. 

Connect with Tricia HERE to learn more!

Synopsis: What happens when you speak your truth?! Magic! Tricia gives us the framework for speaking our truth, and we discuss what happens when we don’t. I ask Tricia about her role as a white woman elevating the voices of people of color and we talk about the importance of creating safe spaces so truths can be shared and received.

Guest: Dr. Piper Dobner
Naturopathic Physician & Healer

Microbiome Deep Dive

Piper Dobner is a Naturopathic Doctor in Portland, Oregon. She has worked in the microbiome space since 2017. Her focus is on gut health, specifically specializing in microbial therapies. As co-owner of the local stool bank, Flora Medicine, she provides a unique perspective based on her clinical experience and expertise with fecal transplant. The magic of this therapy combined with the massive toolbox of naturopathic modalities makes her practice special.

Connect with Piper HERE to learn more!

Synopsis: Get out your pen and paper! This conversation is packed full of information you want to know. Piper and I go over her favorite remedies for our immune system. (Hello winter!) We dive into testing options available to you and your family (ask your doctor for these!) and we discuss Piper’s thoughts concerning the hot topic, “probiotics.” There is so much more packed into this conversation!

Guest: Yasmina
Coach, Speaker & Facilitator

Celebrating You!

Yasmina is a coach, speaker, and facilitator who specializes in confidence, self-belief, and personal empowerment. Yasmina believes confidence is available to everyone and she helps her clients transform their beliefs and step into their most confident selves, in order to achieve their full potential.

Connect with Yasmina HERE to learn more!

Synopsis: From asking “What do I want?” to going after it, confidence plays a huge role. Yasmina and I discuss the road towards building confidence. She dispels myths around confidence and walks us through a process she uses that breaks down our barriers towards changing our personal realities (aka or our personalities!).

Guest: Ursula Pottinga
Neuro-Transformational Coach

Right & Left Hemisphere Integration 

Ursula Pottinga is a certified professional co-active coach and consultant to the hospitality industry. She is an experienced NeuroTransformational Coach with clients in business, education, and non-profits, as well as a masterful workshop designer and facilitator. Born in Germany, Ursula has lived and worked all over the world, and now shares her time between Florida and Minneapolis.

Connect with Ursula HERE to learn more!

Synopsis: Are your right and left hemispheres functioning as a team? Ursula and I take a peek into the brain as she maps out how our brain is functioning – or isn’t functioning. We talk about the challenges our brain goes through when not integrated and what our first step is when looking for equilibrium!

Guest: Kimberly Karuna
ND & Transformational Coach

Libido Liberation! PART 1

Dr. Kimberly Karuna is a licensed Naturopathic Doctor, Transformational Coach, Reconnective Healing Practitioner, and certified Holistic Pelvic Care™ specialist. She serves as a medical detective, intuitive guide, and transformational coach, helping others identify the underlying root causes behind their health complaints and guiding them on a journey back to wholeness by reestablishing coherence between their mind, body, and soul.

Connect with Kimberly HERE to learn more!

Guest: Kimberly Karuna
ND & Transformational Coach

Libido Liberation! PART 2

Dr. Kimberly Karuna is a licensed Naturopathic Doctor, Transformational Coach, Reconnective Healing Practitioner, and certified Holistic Pelvic Care™ specialist. She serves as a medical detective, intuitive guide, and transformational coach, helping others identify the underlying root causes behind their health complaints and guiding them on a journey back to wholeness by reestablishing coherence between their mind, body, and soul.

Connect with Kimberly HERE to learn more!

Synopsis: Kimberly and I discuss support for mothers concerning your hormones, resources, and overall wellbeing. Kimberly speaks to the challenges we may face when don’t listen to our bodies (mind and heart) and what you can do to make sure you live your truest and healthiest life a woman and mother.

Guest: Daniel Fox
Author & Speaker

Values, Shadows, & Masculinity

Author and speaker, Daniel Fox teaches leaders how to influence their audience by understanding their values. Drawing on his tenure as founder and CEO of a successful online retailer and 14 years of leadership in business and coaching, Daniel presents keynotes and workshops on business growth, transformational leadership, and team performance. He helps driven executives and entrepreneurs channel their passions into personal legacies, and community evolution all over the world.

Connect with Daniel HERE to learn more!
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Synopsis: Daniel gives his thoughts on what it looks like for men to heal and do the inner-work. (His answer is definitely not one you would expect!) We get down with the spiritual concepts of masculine and feminine energies. We also discuss his new book, The Altitude Code, and go over core concepts ranging from our values to human development.

Guest: Jennifer Hickel
Ortho-Bionomy Practitioner

Increase Comfort, Improve Function

Jennifer began her journey because she loved the difference that Ortho-Bionomy had made in her own body.  Shortly after her first class, she was able to start using Ortho-Bionomy to help ease severe nerve pain that a family member was experiencing.  After seeing what a difference this work made for someone who had nerves that were decaying, Jennifer realized that the comfort and relief that could be brought to others was incredible. Her own horse and dogs regularly benefit from sessions that help keep them at their best, as does her family

Connect with Jennifer HERE to learn more!

Guest: Asrael Zemenick
Ayurvedic & Spiritual Guide

Breath, Nourish, Expand, Awaken

Asrael Zemenick is a Certified Ayurvedic Practitioner, Vedic Spiritual Counsellor, and Yoga Teacher whose passion is to support people as they are awakening into themselves. She works one-on-one with clients worldwide; is the creator and teacher of the Pranic Healing Training Program, and is an adjunct professor for New World Ayurveda Practitioner Program and its Consciousness Mentorship Program.  Asrael credits her deep connection to both spirit and nature as the integral piece to her own growth

Connect with Asrael HERE to learn more!

Guest: Shannon Curtis
Naturopathic Doctor

Choosing A Naturopathic Doctor 

Shannon is a registered naturopathic doctor, holistic pelvic floor therapist, and Maya abdominal therapy practitioner. Shannon views symptoms as the body’s attempt to communicate when it is imbalanced and like nature, is wise and will heal itself given the right conditions. She supports you while you do the healing. Her passion is helping people reconnect to Nature and to themselves so that they can reclaim health and vitality, experience more energy and joy, and feel more engaged with their life.

Connect with Shannon HERE to learn more!

Guest: Karen Adamski
Shaman & Crystal Healer

Shamanic Healing In Our Modern World 

Karen Adamski is a Shamanic Practitioner, Certified Crystal Healer, Certified Creatively Fit Coach, artist, and teacher. Today, Karen works with clients from all over the world to bring them healing in the form of vibrational medicine, meditation, art, nature, color, kindness and much more.  By sharing with others to break out of molds, and to walk in beauty on their own paths, Karen has helped hundreds of people understand the ease and simplicity of grounding and healing with vibration and energy.

Connect with Karen HERE to learn more!

Guest: Even Dumas
Mental Health Humorist

It’s OK To Feel Lost

Evan Dumas works in the space between mental health therapy and standup comedy, he speaks to groups large and small about the heavy stuff—with humor and lightness. His aim is to help workers everywhere cope with the occupational hazards of burnout and compassion fatigue. By addressing systemic issues both external and internalized, he helps people better understand their relationships to themselves and their work.

Connect with Evan HERE to learn more!

Guest: Nicole Kleemann
Creative Leadership Coach

The Wisdom Of Saying No

Nicole works with women who are ready to make a significant change to go after what they truly want in their life and career. She blends coaching with her international leadership experience at Google in customer service, sales and advertising. Nicole’s work is founded on the principle that we have all the wisdom and power in us to achieve what we truly want in life. Nothing makes her happier than seeing women empowered to transform their lives and careers to be more meaningful and fulfilling.

Connect with Nicole HERE to learn more!

Guest: Julia McGarey
Parent Coach

Caring For Highly Sensitive Children

Julia has been working with children of all ages since 1998 and has a master’s degree in Human Development and Education. She became a mother in 2015, and through her own journey, realized the best way to provide long term support to children was to support their parents. She works to help parents minimize power struggles and unwanted behaviors while finding more joy and ease in their relationships with their children.

Connect with Julia HERE to learn more!


Guest: Serena Smith-Williams
Holistic Health Coach

Detox 101 For Your Kids 

Serena is the Simple Holistic Girl behind both The SHG Community, LLC and The SHG Blog. Serena is an ACE Certified Personal Trainer, Certified Holistic Nutritionist, and Holistic Wellness Professional. As a mom she has found there are so many toxins right inside our homes that we are exposed to every day. That same toxic exposure can wreak havoc on our health and general wellbeing. Serena is all about helping moms detox your home, one room at a time.

Connect with Serna HERE and start your kiddo’s detox 101!


Guest: Alexis Morris
Essential Oil Teacher

Essential Oil Solutions 

Alexis is a mama, a wife, and a Registered Veterinary Technician by day, and an essential oil guru by night. 

She guides, teaches, and empowers mamas on how to safely and effectively use plant-based medicine to help protect and heal themselves and their families. Alexis empowers moms with essential oil solutions that are easy and powerful.  She strives to guide other mamas on how to balance taking care of their families naturally while focusing on self-care.

*This video does not replace the advice given by your doctor. Please talk to your doctor before using Essential Oils on you or someone else.

Connect with Alexis HERE and create your own Essential Oil Blend.


Guest: Miho Hatanaka, RDN 
Mind-Body Eating Coach

Mindful Eating

Miho is a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist and a Mind Body Eating Coach. She guides people with stress and emotional eating habits who are not feeling comfortable in their own skin and helps them break free from their diet prison! Miho helps busy professionals who struggle to eat right using her mindful eating strategy.

Connect with Miho HERE and also on her IG @mindfulmiho.

Guest: Sabrina Elizabeth 
Vaginal Steam Facilitator

Vaginal “Yoni” Health

Sabrina is an Ayurvedic Practitioner and Vaginal Steam Facilitator based in Wisconsin. After going through her own journey of fertility issues, menstrual cycle issues and postpartum anxiety, she decided to further her studies in women’s health so that she could help others witness their own healing naturally as she did. Her in-person and online practice is dedicated to women’s health, specifically menstrual and postpartum wellness. She offers Vaginal Steam consultation services as well as education both in-person and online. Sabrina believes that the health and happiness of women has great potential to heal the world, which lights up her passion for serving women!

Connect Sabrina HERE to learn more!

Guest: CéShaun Hankins, LCSW
Psychotherapist & Coach

Combating Parental Burnout

CéShaun is a psychotherapist, life and career coach, and consultant with a passion for working with wellness providers, heart-centered entrepreneurs, and creative people. She helps her clients establish their holistic wellness (or self-care) to experience balance, help prevent burnout and build a “reservoir of resilience”. Her work also includes guidance around clarity of purpose, getting in touch with the authentic self, mindset shifts, and daily practical mindfulness practices.

Take the opportunity to engage with CéShaun. Connect to her Instagram @Cultivatedhealer.

Krissie Lenahan, Family Detox Coach
Owner of Live Pure Mama

Toxic Free Living For Your Family

Krissie is a local high school health teacher, wife, mom, Chapter Leader with The MOB Nation, and dedicated business owner of Live Pure Mama. She is passionate about helping families move toward non-toxic living through her workshops, detox services and active free Facebook group..

Take the opportunity to engage with Krissie. Click HERE to check out Krissie’s Non-Toxic Momma’s VIP Club to learn more about toxic free living! Krissie also offers free Spa Hours (in-home Organic Facials) as well as Detox Coaching for your family. Learn more HERE.

Kevi Keenom, LAc MAcOM
Owner of Wildfire Family Clinic

Acupuncture For Parents & Children 

Kevi Keenom is a Licensed Acupuncturist. As a board-certified medical Chinese herbalist, Kevi incorporates herbal formulas in addition to acupuncture. She also specializes in electro-stimulation acupuncture, Tuina massage, and gentle styles appropriate for treating children such as Shonishin.

Click HERE to connect with Kevi and her team!

Paul Dugliss, M.D.
Academic Dean & Author

Meditation For The Busy Parent

Don’t miss out on this rich content. Dr. Paul and I discussed the importance of heart-based meditation, how he developed it, and how it truly brings a sense of peace to your daily life in such generous and beautiful ways. It also gives you energy!

Take the opportunity to engage with Dr. Paul and receive first-hand training on how to practice Heart-Based Mediation. This is a free two day, one hour per day, course. Donations are accepted.
Click HERE to learn more!

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