This conversation was recorded at Wim's Air BnB in Venice, CA. It was one of the more special conversations I've had with any podcast guest, excited to share it with you!
Wim will be featured in the upcoming Align Method book coming in February of 2020 and parts of this conversation will be incorporated.
Dr. Robin Berzin, MD is the founder and CEO of Parsley Health. A Summa Cum Laude graduate of the University of Pennsylvania, Robin completed medical school at Columbia University’s College of Physicians and Surgeons, and trained in Internal Medicine at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York City. She has also trained in functional medicine with the Institute for Functional medicine, where she is an advisor on digital technology. In 2011 she co-founded the physician communication app Cureatr and subsequently has advised numerous startups in the health IT space. Dr. Berzin is a certified yoga instructor and meditation teacher, writes for a number of leading health and wellness sites, and speaks regularly for organizations including Stanford Medicine X, Health 2.0, Rock Health, Summit Series, and Further Future, on how we can reinvent health care. Robin believes that we all deserve a functional, whole-body approach to our health and started Parsley Health in order to make this transformative medicine accessible to everyone through better services and smart technology.
This conversation was recorded in Bryan's studio in Santa Monica, CA.
Bryan Kest is an American yoga teacher. Recognized as a creator of Power Yoga, he is the founder of Santa Monica Power Yoga, based in Santa Monica, California. Kest has led yoga classes, retreats and workshops worldwide He is credited with pioneering the practice of donation-based yoga in the United States.
Ari is the best-selling author of "The Art of Less Doing", and "The Replaceable Founder." He is a self-described Overwhelmologist whose insights into personal and professional productivity have earned him the title, "The Guru's Guru." He can be heard on the award-winning Less Doing Podcast, on international stages speaking to thought leaders and influencers, and for those who prefer the written word, Ari's blog posts on Medium offer immediate and actionable advice for entrepreneurs seeking replaceability.
Emily is the CEO of the internationally acclaimed Institute for the Psychology of Eating – the ideal outlet for her passion for helping others heal and empower themselves around food, body and health. Her efforts and guidance have propelled the Institute into a global leader in online education. Emily oversees business development, marketing and public relations, social media strategies, student affairs, and operations. She’s also a popular senior teacher in Dynamic Eating Psychology and Mind Body Nutrition at the Institute.
This was recorded at her home in Colorado, enjoy!
Neil Strauss is a seven-time New York Times best-selling author. His books, The Game and Rules Of The Game, for which he went undercover in a secret society of pickup artists for two years, made him an international celebrity and an accidental hero to men around the world. Both books topped The New York Times best-seller list and were #1 on Amazon, and the former has the dubious distinction of being the most stolen book at Barnes & Noble besides The Bible.
In his follow-up book, The Truth: An Uncomfortable Book About Relationships, Strauss dives deep into the worlds of sex addiction, non-monogamy, infidelity, and intimacy, and explores the hidden forces that cause people to choose each other, stay together, and break up.
This conversation was recorded in Neil's home in Malibu, enjoy!
James Clear is the writer of New York Times best selling book, Atomic Habits and is as far as I'm concerned, the world's leading expert on all things habits.
Beautiful quote I gathered on James's website: I believe the best way to change the world is in concentric circles: start with yourself and work your way out from there.
Sahara Rose is the best-selling author of Eat Feel Fresh: A Plant-Based Ayurvedic Cookbook and Idiot's Guide to Ayurveda. She has been called “a leading voice for the millennial generation into the new paradigm shift” by Deepak Chopra, who wrote the foreword of both her titles.
Sahara hosts the Highest Self Podcast, ranked as the #1 top podcast in the spirituality category on iTunes. She is an Abundance Mindset Expert and guides people to pave their path to freedom, joy and purpose.
This conversation was recorded live in Sedona, AZ after a long weekend 'Men's Retreat' with some of the most inspiring group of guys I've had the honor of spending a weekend with. We get into the various masks we wear, masculinty in modern culture and more. Enjoy!
Dr. Kelly Starrett is a coach, physical therapist, author, speaker, and creator of Mobility WOD, which has revolutionized how athletes think about human movement and athletic performance.
His 2013 release, Becoming a Supple Leopard has become a New York Times and Wall Street Journal bestseller. Kelly and his work have been featured in Tim Ferris’ Four Hour Body, Competitor Magazine, Inside Triathlon, Outside Magazine, Details Magazine, Power Magazine, and the Crossfit Journal.
Check out his recent book with Phil White, Waterman 2.0!
Drew Manning is a friend and incredibly inspiring man. This conversation is fun and insightful. Enjoy!
Who is Drew Manning?
Host of A&E Hit TV Show Fit to Fat to Fit,
New York Times Best Selling Author,
Celebrity Fitness Trainer
Jaiya is a world-renowned expert on all things sexuality. We get into a wide variety sexological worm holes and recorded live from her bed (office) in Boulder, CO. Enjoy!
Take Jaiya's Sexual Blue Print quiz to learn more...
Mike Catherwood is a legendary radio and TV personality. He's co-hosted Kevin and Bean, Loveline and presently Swoll Patrol with Dr. Drew. This conversation goes into a variety of wormholes ranging from body image issues to personality tips.
Tune into @Mikecatherwood on Instagram and give a listen to Swoll Patrol on iTunes!
Jeremy Black along with his brother and a friend built the company Sambazon from the ground up after taking a surf trip to Brazil and discovering acai bowls. This conversation goes into a variety of interesting wormholes in relation super foods, protecting the rain forest, the soul of money and travel. Enjoy!
Dr. Dan Engle is Board Certified in Psychiatry and Neurology, with a clinical practice that combines functional medicine, integrative psychiatry, neuro-cognitive restoration and peak performance methods.
This was recorded beside Peal Street in Boulder, CO. Enjoy!
Kino MacGregor, known on Instagram as @Kinoyoga, was one of the youngest certified instructors of Ashtanga style yoga and has had a tremendous journey since then. She has become a pioneer in the yoga community and I was grateful to sit down with her after a workshop held in San Francisco. We go into god, yoga and all things eastern philosophy. Enjoy!
Craig Ballantyne coaches high-performing entrepreneurs and executives to get more done, have massive impact, grow their influence, and finally have a personal life again. He's helped his clients grow $100 million businesses ... while fixing their relationships at the same time. Craig is the author of "The Perfect Day Formula" and "Turbulence Training," and has been a contributor to Men's Health magazine for over 17 years. His books, videos, and coaching programs have transformed the lives of over 7 million people—physically, financially, mentally, and emotionally—over the last two decades using the same 5 Pillars of Success that allowed Craig to overcome crippling anxiety attacks and transform his life.
Jamie Wheal, Executive Director of Flow Genome Project, is a leading expert on the neuro-physiology of human performance. His work ranges from Fortune 500 companies like Cisco, Google, and Nike, to the U.S. Naval War College and Red Bull. He combines a background in expeditionary leadership, wilderness medicine and surf rescue, with over a decade advising high-growth companies on strategy, execution and leadership.
Vipassana is a 10-day silent meditation. This is an in depth, slightly nerdy conversation about my recent experience with vipassana with my good friend and neuroscience/brain health guru, Ryan Glatt. He handles the 'hard-science' and I explain the 'new-age granola version' Enjoy!
Dr Demartini is considered one of the world's leading authorities on human behavior and personal development. He is the founder of the Demartini Institute, a private research and education organization with a curriculum of over 72 different courses covering multiple aspects of human development.
His trademarked methodologies, the Demartini Method and the Demartini Value Determination, are the culmination of 44 years of cross-disciplinary research and study. His work has been incorporated into human development industries across the world.
Sean Croxton has been a leading authority in the wellness world since the beginning of Youtube with his Under Ground Wellness channel. This conversation goes deep into our values, goals, beliefs and the science of the mind. Enjoy!
Suze Yalof Schwartz is the CEO and Founder of Unplug Meditation, the author of Unplug: A Simple Guide To Meditation for Busy Skeptics and Modern Soul Seekers, and the creator of the Unplug Meditation App.
In 2012 Suze learned a three minute meditation that turned her world upside-down and changed her life forever. Prior to this she was a fashion editor and "makeover guru" working at Vogue, Elle, Marie Claire and Glamour Magazine with regular appearances on GMA, The Today Show, CBS Early Show and more. Once she got the meditation bug she was on a mission to keep doing it but found that it was not easy to find a place to learn and pop in and out and practice. Think "Dry Bar" for meditation, walk in icky walk out great in under 30 minutes.
Jim is a friend and legend in the world of cognitive development. He coaches the world's thought leaders and celebrities of all sorts to enhance their cognitive performance, memory and clarity of thought. This was truly one of my favorite conversations, it's FILLEd with actionable info. Enjoy!
Jen Esquer, aka @docjenfit, is a doctor of physical therapy, founder of the Mobility Method and world-renowned movement badass. I greatly value her perspectives and am so excited to share, enjoy!