Gil Hedley, PhD, is the founder of Somanautics Workshops, Inc., providing professional continuing education to both physicians and allied health professionals for the past 16 years and is one of the most world's foremost experts on human dissection. He is the author of Reconceiving My Body, which explores how transformed perspectives can alter our embodied experience. He has also written numerous feature articles for Spirituality and Health magazine.
Alan Christianson is a New York Times Bestselling Author and a Phoenix, Arizona-based Naturopathic Medical Doctor (NMD) who specializes in natural endocrinology with a focus on thyroid disorders. He is the author of the Adrenal Reset Diet, the Complete Idiot’s Guide to Thyroid Disease, and Healing Hashimoto’s – a Savvy Patient’s Guide.
Carl Paoli is the author of the best-selling book, Free-Style, which breaks down the fundamentals of what it means to move well. Carl is an entrepreneur, speaker, world-renowned movement coach and one of the leading voices in the fitness industry. We get into the power of breath, the meaning of movement and a lot more. This was recored at his home in San Francisco, enjoy!
Amy Baldwin is a Somatic Sex and Relationship Coach (trained in the Somatica® Method), Certified Sex Educator, sales trainer and educator for Uberlube, as well as co-owner of a mother-daughter owned pleasure boutique called Pure Pleasure Shop. Amy has a passion for promoting shame-free, pleasure-focused sexuality education while emphasizing the deep emotional and energetic forces behind great sex and intimate connection, offering everything from how-to workshops to erotic empowerment retreats.
Brian Mackenzie is a world-renowned breath coach, professional tinkerer, writer and founder of Power Speed Endurance. I'm grateful to call him a friend and am excited share this deep dive on all things mind, body and breath.
“Breathing is the physiological intercept to our mental state. So, if things are going haywire, I can turn back to my breathing and control the physiological reactions that are happening in my mind. If I can take a step back and do that, I'm actually fixing the entire system.” – Brian Mackenzie
A biomechanist by training and a problem-solver at heart, Katy Bowman, M.S. is one of my favorite thinkers in the world of 'movement ecology'. She is the best-selling author of Move Your DNA and several other perspective-altering books.
This conversation is a deep-dive into the subtleties of daily movement, how your environment forms your structure and how you can take control of your own body. Enjoy!
Dr. Pompa is a walking testimony of the body’s amazing aptitude for healing itself. Following the debilitating effects of a three-year battle against chronic fatigue syndrome, his deteriorating health manifested in anxiety, insomnia, brain fog, panic attacks, nervousness, auditory and chemical sensitivities, mood swings, irritability, irrational anger, severe gastro-intestinal disturbances, blisters, dizziness, unusual sounds and ringing in his ears, and twitching facial muscles.
We dig into his journey toward self-repair and recorded a follow up conversation on his podcast, Cellular Healing T.V.
Jill Miller is a pioneer in the world of self-care and physical embodiment. She's the writer of the best-selling book, The Roll Model, and co-founder of Yoga Tune Up.
This conversation starts very light and then gets into the deep dorky bits about a 10 minutes in. Enjoy!
Tony Blauer is a pioneer in the world of self-defense and combat. He's been educating and studying the topic for over 40 years and has worked with the world's elite on cultivating a relationship with fear.
The conversation was recorded in Tony's living room in southern California.
Dr. Perlmutter is a Board-Certified Neurologist and four-time New York Times bestselling author. He serves on the Board of Directors and is a Fellow of the American College of Nutrition.
His books have been published in 34 languages and include the #1 New York Times bestseller Grain Brain, The Surprising Truth About Wheat, Carbs and Sugar, with over 1 million copies in print. Other New York Times bestsellers include Brain Maker, The Grain Brain Cookbook, and The Grain Brain Whole Life Plan. He is the editor of the upcoming collection The Microbiome and the Brain that will be authored by top experts in the field and will be published in late 2019 by CRC Press. He has been interviewed on many nationally syndicated television programs including 20/20, Larry King Live, CNN, Fox News, Fox and Friends, The Today Show, Oprah, The Dr. Oz Show and The CBS Early Show.
Grab a copy of Grain Brain, it's worth it!
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!