Well Connected Twin Cities Podcast

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Lifestyle |

Ep 45 BONUS EPISODE …and we’re back!

Hear from our host, Lilly Zaborowski, about why we took a break this summer and what you can expect from us this fall season.

Integrative Health | Mental Health |

Ep 44 Anna Klimmek | Happy Food MN

Get to know trained chef and health coach Anna Klimmek of Happy Food MN. She's passionate about helping people connect the dots between what they eat and how they feel, and she shares her own experience of figuring out what foods and habits work best for her.

Lifestyle | Mental Health |

Ep 43 Cynthia Kim-Eumie Shockley | Permission to Play

Get to know health coach Cynthia Kim-Eumie Shockley and hear her story of how pole dancing classes became her unlikely gateway to mindfulness and yoga, ultimately leading her down the path to becoming a health coach.

Integrative Health |

Ep 42 Dr. Ayanna Quamina | Indigo Wellness

Dr. Ayanna Quamina is a naturopathic doctor who's passionate about empowering people to take control of their health. Hear about how she got into naturopathic medicine and how she draws on her background in psychology and health coaching to meet patients where they are and develop a customized treatment plan.

Community Wellness | Lifestyle |

Ep 41 David Motzenbecker | Forest Bathing Experiences

An interview with David Motzenbecker, a certified forest therapy guide who takes groups on forest bathing walks in nature centers around the Twin Cities metro area. Learn about how forest bathing works, what to expect, and how to get started in your own back yard.

Community Wellness | Lifestyle | Mental Health |

Ep 40 Taylor Tinkham | CeMental Break

An interview with Taylor Tinkham, founder of CeMental Break, who's on a mission to promote mindfulness joyfully, colorfully, and publicly. Eliminating barriers to more mindful living by making it fun and accessible.

Community Wellness | Mental Health |

Ep 39 Courtney Iverson | RecuperAcres + Ecotherapy

An interview with Courtney Iverson, owner and proprietor of RecuperAcres, an outdoor ecotherapy facility on the border of Hennepin and Carver counties in Watertown, MN. Hear about Courtney's experience of finding deep healing through time in nature and how that inspired her to turn part of her family's farm into an outdoor nature area for therapists to work with clients in groups or one-on-one.

Lifestyle |

BONUS EPISODE : preview of April and May themes

A quick bonus episode with a preview of what's to come in April and May.

Integrative Health |

Ep 37 Rhonda Fellows | Decolonizing Birth

An interview with Rhonda Fellows, a childbirth educator and birth doula who's passionate about empowering and educating birthers.

We talk about the role of a doula, why it's important to educate yourself on your options when it comes to birth, and she shares her perspective as a Black doula on the realities of racial disparities in the healthcare system.

Lifestyle |

Ep 36 Sarah Longacre | Birth, Yoga, and Blooma

An interview with Sarah Longacre, owner and founder of Blooma, which started as a prenatal yoga studio in 2007 but has grown to be so much more than that.

She shares how she got started in the birth world as a doula, what inspired her to open a prenatal yoga studio to begin with, and how Blooma has evolved over the years.

This is a great episode for anyone about t...

Nutrition |

Ep 35 Alexia Franco Pettersen | Hola Postpartum

Alexia Franco Pettersen is a birth and postpartum doula, childbirth educator, lactation counselor, and owner of Hola Postpartum, a meal delivery service specifically for new families during the postpartum time.  

As a culture here in the US, we don't do a great job of supporting new families - many partners have to go back to work within days of a birth, and we lack the traditions of really caring for new parents as...

Integrative Health |

Ep 34 Kristen Womack | A Fertility Story

Fertility struggles are so common, and yet they each are so unique.  And going through fertility struggles can be a painful and isolating experience.  In this episode, we hear from Kristen Womack about her fertility struggles through two pregnancies, and the support and care she received along the way.

We discuss the importance of feeling seen and heard by your care provider, trusting your gut and balancin...

Integrative Health | Mental Health |

Ep 32 Jillian Lydell | Getting Support Through Divorce

Divorce is hard.  There’s no getting around it.  Some are harder than others, but whatever the circumstances, it can feel incredibly isolating.  Podcast guest Jillian Lydell helps us understand the stages of divorce, how we can better show up for our friends and family members who go through a divorce, and she explains how a divorce coach can provide really specialized support.

Jillian Lydell is a cer...

Mental Health |

Ep 31 Mike Kosim | Heart Centered Care for Couples

No one likes fighting with their partner or spouse, but in this episode we explore why it can actually be beneficial.  How repairing a relationship can often make it even stronger, and why it's more important to do this repairing than it is to avoid fighting altogether.

Mike Kosim is a Licensed Marriage ...