Postpartum Exercise & FitnessBalanced By Beth add
In this episode, Heather Mendez and I have a discussion about exercise after pregnancy, and how to get back in shape after giving birth. She shares her personal struggle with staying consistent, and what helped her develop a regular routine. Heather gives expert advice about training the core, tips about diastasis recti and what exercises are most helpful to build a strong body after pregnancy.
Heather Mendez is a Doctor of Physical Therapy from Boston University and completed the Kaiser Permanente Orthopedic Residency and also the Movement Science Fellowship. She is married with 2 adorable boys, ages 1 and 3.
Tune into this episode to share in a conversation about life as moms, and gain some tips from Heather about specific things you can do to get back in shape.
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Power Talks w/ Beth - "Benefits of Exercise"Balanced By Beth add
Today’s Balanced by Beth Podcast is a powertalk about the Benefits of Exercise. I discuss exercise tips, motivation & goal setting, and how to find solutions to challenges. I talk about my own struggle to stay consistent with strength training, and what has helped me to establish a regular routine. In this powertalk, I share my personal motivations to keep an active lifestyle and how daily training is necessary to stay strong and flexible so I can feel confident to surf, hike and run. If you say to yourself “What difference does 1 training session make?”, then this Podcast is for you.
Join me in this discussion, leave a comment in iTunes or on my Instagram page: Balanced by Beth. I’d love to hear what goals you have for your body, and how I can support you.
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"Self Care For Moms" with Lisa NopachiBalanced By Beth add
In this Podcast, Lisa Nopachi and I discuss our struggles as women and how to exercise Self Care. We explore ways to care for ourselves in the midst of caring for our children and families. Lisa shares obstacles that she has faced, and how she learned to trust her own voice. She gives practical advice on how to assess self needs, ways to practice listening to your body, and why it’s important to tune into emotions. Together we share challenges and joys in motherhood, and how to gain perspective in our health & wellness as women.
Lisa Nopachi is the visionary for Rooted Pasadena: a network to support parents through the challenges, joys and transitions of new parenthood. She teaches Mindful Mama Classes to help women explore identity shifts, connect with other moms and gain tools for mindful parenting and self care. Lisa draws from her experience as an interfaith hospital and hospice chaplain, to help moms engage in Self Care. She earned a B.A. in Psychology from Amherst College, and an M.A. in Intercultural Studies from Fuller Theological Seminary. Lisa lives in Pasadena with her husband and 1 1/2 year-old daughter. www.rootedpasadena.com
How to Coach Yourself Toward WellnessBalanced By Beth add
In this Podcast, Julie Jones and I discuss how to Coach Yourself toward Wellness. Julie shares with us how coaching has helped her, and what tools she uses to break down goals into small achievable pieces. Julie guides us through practical ways to become more self aware, how to overcome obstacles and make changes happen. She demonstrates how to ask yourself good questions and help you discover what the next step might be. Tune into this episode to learn how self coaching might help you in your journey toward health and wellness, and why Julie believes our best years are yet to come.
Julie Jones is a life coach who works with Entrepreneurial Leaders and Business Owners. She owns Golden Goose Consulting with her husband Darrin. Together, they host workshops, retreats and conferences to help people invest into their most important resources. They live in Tennessee, have been married for 27 years and have 2 kids and a daughter in law.
Kellie Haddock: Health, Hope, HealingBalanced By Beth add
Kellie Haddock @kelliehaddockmusic is a singer, songwriter, wife and mom. 14 years ago her husband died in a horrific car accident that also severely injured her 14 week old son. 4 years ago, she returned to the hospital to thank each doctor, nurse, hospital staff, and key people who helped her son fight for his life. This was accomplished over a 6 month period of time and was documented in a short film called: The Thank You Project which has attracted more than 150 million views. The film can be viewed on Kellie’s website: www.kelliehaddock.com
Tune into this episode to hear Kellie reflect on her journey toward healing, health & wellness. Kellie is well known for the Thank you Project, but a big part of her story is an eating disorder that was a significant struggle prior to the accident. She has lived through deep grief & intense struggle, and found hope on the other side. Her daily choice to choose gratitude is something to admire and uniquely treasure.
Kellie is a beautiful songwriter and singer. Her newest album All Shall Be Well has just been released. She’s now married, lives in Florida and is a mom of 3 kids.
Interview With Chel Hamilton of "Meditation Minis" PodcastBalanced By Beth add
Chel Hamilton is the author, creator and host of the Meditation Minis Podcast. She is a Guided Meditation Artist and Hypnotherapist. Her podcast has more than 12 million downloads & helps listers let go of stress. The podcast was awarded The Best Religion and Spirituality Podcast of 2017 by the Academy of Podcasters. @hypnotistchel
Chel and I discuss her journey of creating the Meditation Minis Podcast, and what she has learned from this process. She shares with us how important it is to experiment and try new things. Chel describes how guided meditation can retrain neurological pathways in the brain so you can reset your “knee jerk” response to triggers. We discuss motivation and how to realize potential in day to day existence. Tune in to learn how meditation can help you be more aware, curious and calm.
How To Plan For AgingBalanced By Beth add
Karyn Wong has been practicing Physical Therapy for 35 years. She is a Doctor of Physical Therapy and Orthopedic Clinical Specialist. She specializes in Oncology and Geriatrics. She is a Certified Lymphatic Specialist, as well as a Certified Pilates Instructor and Tai Chi Instructor for Arthritis and Fall Prevention.
In this podcast we discuss how to plan for aging. Karyn shares with us easy ways to maintain strength, heart health, improve posture, increase flexibility and balance. Karyn draws from her years of experience as a Physical Therapist, but also share stories from her life to help us all know how to age well. In the podcast we discuss Karyn’s 5 components of Adult Fitness Program - Aka “The big 5”.
Tune in to think about how to plan for aging, and what to do to live well.
Message Beth in Instagram: @balancedbybeth if you’d like Karyn’s Adult Fitness Program in PDF form. She will be happy to send it to you.
Whole Food Plant Based DietBalanced By Beth add
Carole Bartolotto is a registered dietitian with 20 years of experience who currently works for UCLA as a nutrition education coordinator and as a consultant at Tanner Care, a health & wellness center located in Monrovia California. She helps clients reverse heart disease, prevent & reverse DM, and create sustainable weight loss. She also consults with individual, groups and companies to improve health and support wellness through diet and lifestyle changes. Carole also has her MA in Exercise Physiology.
In this podcast, Carole shares her motivation for becoming a dietitian, how a plant based diet can reverse heart disease, and the secrets of the Blue Zones. She has very practical advice for lifestyle changes, how to eat whole food plant based diet and the importance of mindful eating. This is a wonderful episode to be inspired toward healthy eating habits.
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Restoration Therapy: Moving from Pain to PeaceBalanced By Beth add
Stephenie Lievense is a wife and mom to 2 boys, as well as a Marriage & Family Therapist. She owns a private practice in La Canada, and is an adjunct professor at Fuller Theological Seminary in Pasadena, CA. She specializes in couples work using the Restoration Therapy Model by Dr Terry Hargrave. In this episode we discuss this Therapy Model and how people can move from Pain to Peace. Stephenie shares some experiences that have developed inner strength and the lessons she learned from going through hard things. She talks about her journey of health & wellness, and gives some tips for self care. Stephenie has taught me how to love life and embrace the moment.
Pelvic Floor HealthBalanced By Beth add
Today we will be talking about Women’s Health & the Pelvic Floor. We give an introduction about what the Pelvic Floor is, discuss Stress vs Urge Incontinence and offer guidance to find solutions. Tiffany shares stories about issues she has had, and her experience with an Internal Pelvic Floor Physical Therapy Evaluation. She explains why a Personal Individualized Pelvic Floor Treatment Plan is important. Our discussion is centered around training the Pelvic Floor and how to maintain optimal Pelvic Floor health.
Tiffany Waniczek is a Doctor of Physical Therapy from USC and now practicing Physical Therapist in Pasadena, California. She double majored in human biology and dance from the University of California San Diego. Tiffany has been dancing since she was three years old.
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Seek Guidance: Listen to SelfBalanced By Beth add
In this Podcast, we learn what it means to seek guidance and how we have to reverse our traditional way of thinking. Ron shares about his journey of staying curious, asking good questions, seeking wise teachers and sustaining a posture of learning. We discuss the importance of listening to yourself before you can listen to others for guidance. Nurturing the ability to listen to your body and your inner voice, is a key aspect to rehabilitation & healing. Discover how a balance of healthy practices, can guide your journey toward health & wellness.
Ron Kochevar is a Doctor of Physical Therapy, Board Certified Orthopedic Clinical Specialist, Board Certified Geriatric Clinical Specialist, Yoga Alliance Registered Yoga Teacher, and a Shamanic Energy Medicine Practitioner. He has a private Concierge Physical Therapy Practice in Los Angeles. He teaches in several residency/fellowship programs as well as being an adjunct professor at Universities in California and Puerto Rico.
Resilience: Builds Inner ToughnessBalanced By Beth add
Physical Therapist Bonnie Lasher believes in Progress Not Perfection. In this podcast, she shares how life challenges have given her courage to try new things, step into difficult situations and dare to do things different. She tells stories of struggles, what she learned, and how she developed resilience. She recently received her Doctorate of Physical Therapy from Chapman University. She is now a practicing Physical Therapist in Orange County specializing in Pelvic Floor. Her bachelor degree is from San Francisco State University where she studied Cinema. We discuss how to build resilience in life, build strength in our bodies, and how to recover quickly from injury.
Obstacles: Are Good For Us.Balanced By Beth add
Dr Beth Teran interviews her workout partner Leandra Soop for part 2 about Motivation & their weekly routine of running up Mt Wilson Trail (a 5,000 foot elevation). In part 1, Leandra spoke about how her emotions hinder her from exercising. In this episode, Leandra shares how Emotionally Focused Therapy has given her the framework to journey toward Health & Wellness. She shares personal stories of working toward emotional health and how it has helped her feel lighter to say “yes” to exercise and to create structure for her running & workouts.
In this episode, Beth & Leandra share stories about how emotional & physical obstacles have taught them to embrace the challenge, reframe the experience, and allow it to change them for the better. Tune into this Episode of Balanced by Beth & join the journey toward healthy living.
Two Moms One MountainBalanced By Beth add
Motivation: 2 Moms 1 Mountain
In this first episode from Balanced by Beth, listeners get to hear from Dr. Beth Teran as she interviews her workout partner and dear friend Leandra Soop. These two friends discuss their struggles and what motivates them to engage in emotional and physical health- and how the two are interconnected. Leandra has her Master’s in Social Work, specialized in clinical work with children and family. These two met 9 years ago when their son’s were playing AYSO soccer and were on Beth’s husbands team.
Their current physical endeavour is running up Mt.Wilson trail every Sunday together. Beth and Leandra will describe a friendship that offers support and motivation to one another, as they encourage each other to not only stay physically fit but to lead lives that are meaningful and authentic.