Jan 17, 2017
You're about to meet Roz Mays, a personal trainer/gym instructor who also happens to be an award-winning pole dancer. And.. describes herself this way, "I'm black, I'm plus size and I'm a woman - that's a triple threat in fitness. I'm the anti-Christ. I'm just missing being a lesbian Muslim and then everyone can hate me!" Sit back and enjoy this refreshingly open and honest conversation. You're gonna love her!
Feb 2, 2016
Dana Gunders has her work cut out. A Staff Scientist at the prestigious National Resources Defense Council, she leads the organization's work on reducing food waste and promoting sustainability throughout our food systems and supply chains. Dana is the author of the Waste-Free Kitchen Handbook, which she describes as a 'light-hearted kitchen reference book packed with handy information to help reduce the amount of food wasted in our daily lives." By the way, the average household of 4 spends about $120 a month on food that's never eaten! Tune in - there's plenty of food for thought in this conversation.
Jan 26, 2016
Readin', writin,' rithmetic, repast. It's a combination Nancy Easton strongly supports. In 2005, she co-founded Wellness in the Schools (WITS). As Executive Director, Nancy's goal has been to inspire healthy eating, environmental awareness and fitness as a way of life for children in the public schools. She has helped WITS grow from 3 New York City public schools to more than 70 - impacting some 40,000 students. WITS works with a committed team of professionals, including renown, well-respected Executive Chef Bill Telepan.
Dec 22, 2015
This week we revisit our conversation with Charlotte Stone, who was first introduced to the practice of Yoga in 1973 while a student at the University of Zurich. Some 20+ years later, opened The Stone Center for Yoga & Health in Teaneck, New Jersey. Spend the next 30 minutes listening to this soft-spoken, passionate, woman share her adaptive yoga style and path of self discovery with warmth, compassion and humor. You'll feel your body relax and your stresses melt away.
Dec 1, 2015
Ever since she was a teenager, Stefanie Sacks has been on a mission - to help all of us develop healthy eating habits by providing the lowdown on what we put in our mouths. Her book, What the Fork Are You Eating? An Action Plan for Your Pantry and Plate, exposes the truth about what's hidden in our food. It also provides an action plan with 50 time-tested recipes. You can't afford to miss what this Culinary Nutritionist, author, teacher and professional chef has to say.
Oct 27, 2015
What doesn't Dr. Mehret Mandefro do? She's a primary care physician, anthropologist, social activist, filmmaker. Mehret's also President of Truth Aid, the non-profit production company she co-founded with past guest Lacey Schwartz. You can't afford to miss our conversation with this amazing, committed 'force of nature.'
Aug 18, 2015
Little did Leanne Brown know that a project for her Masters Degree in Food Studies at NYU would change her life and the lives of thousands of others. Stunned by the number of Americans on food stamps, Leanne asked herself, how well can someone really eat on $4 a day - the amount provided by the government? She answered that question by developing recipes made of whole, unprocessed foods that promote the joy of cooking and show just how delicious and inspiring an inexpensive meal can be when made at home. The result? Her book - Good and Cheap - Eat Well on $4/Day. Meet Leanne, named one of Forbes 2015 30 Under30 - Food & Drink.
Jun 30, 2015
Yoga has played an integral role in Charlotte Stone's life for decades. She was first introduced to the practice in 1973 while a student at the University of Zurich - and then some 20+ years later, opened The Stone Center for Yoga & Health in Teaneck, New Jersey. Spend the next 30 minutes listening to this soft-spoken, passionate, woman share her adaptive yoga style and path of self discovery with warmth, compassion and humor. You'll feel your body relax and your stresses melt away.
Jun 9, 2015
Jessica Oliveira's goal is to educate and empower women who don't have the resources we take for granted. And to that end, the OB-GYN Physician Assistant with a Masters in Medical Education, is involved with Saving Mothers. The aim of this non-profit is to eradicate preventable maternal deaths and birth related complications in the developing world. In 2013 Jessica became the Guatemala Program Coordinator and then last year launched The Saving Mothers School of POWHER - Providing Outreach in Women's Health and Educational Resources.
Tune in to meet this committed and compassionate go-getter.
Dec 9, 2014
What if you find yourself faced with a life altering situation with no resources - no one to lean on, or help you navigate those rough waters? That's exactly what happened to Kelsey Crowe. When she was 21, Kelsey lost her mother and only known relative, to mental illness. Falling apart and losing your core, can be a tall order. This prompted her to write an instructional manual - and....thus Help Each Other Out was born. Sometime later, Help Each Other Out, the organization was formed. Its goal is to bring empathy into public spaces with art and conversation. You'll want to listen to this conversation.