The Core Conversations Podcast features the Movement Specialist Martin Reid diving deep into conversations with friends, colleagues, and business owners on who they really are and what inspires them to be passionate about their craft.
The Why Behind the What. Erika Quest. 009
Erika Quest is a leader in the fitness industry, a presenter, educator, and studio owner. Martin and Erika talked about the power of communication, connection, and togetherness as solutions to the challenges in our fitness industry.
Finding Joy. Martin Phills. OO7
Martin and his namesake, Martin Phills take two separate conversations to make up this special edition podcast. On the first hour, the Martins discuss the value of joy as a remedy for out modern day dilemmas, and how passion helps us to keep pushing through. The second hour is a dialogue about psychological safety and what that looks like for black men in the Pilates studio. Martin Phills provides a helpful definition of the term co-opting and what the implications of that practice is for minority groups trying to help themselves.
Doing Your Best Work. Mike Piercy. Bonus Content
Mike is the owner of The Lab, a performance center, author, presenter and Idea Fit Trainer of the year in 2017. Our conversation transcended topics of racism in the fitness industry to the need for a niche to stand apart in the Personal Training world. Mentors are a key part of the path to success and he raved about Todd Durkin's mentoring program. We all need people to give us guidance on our path and Mike illustrated the value it can have. Making adjustments during the quarantine time can be seen as a good thing, and we both reflected on this time as a season to be agile and work on areas of the business that enrich our teams and give us energy. That is doing our best work. http://www.thelabsports.com #IGlive #podcastsarefun #pilatesinyourpocket #businesscoach #pilateshistory #podbean #studiolife #quarantinebusiness #technologymeetspilates #coreconversationspodcast #personalvictory #podcastersoflinkedin #instapodcast #socialmedia #inclusion #leadership
Be Ready, Be Yourself. Blossom Leilani Crawford. 007
Blossom and Martin discuss the impact that Kathy Grant left on the Pilates community. Blossom shared stories of working with this African American Pioneer in the movement field and showed why she is revered by so many for her teaching and for her activism. Kathy taught us to always be ready to teach and to be aware we can never be Kathy... we need to be ourselves.
Be The Community. Cecile Elias. 006
Cecile has embodied what it means to be the community. Martin and her joke about there Oprah Winfrey-like knack for sharing her favourite local artists, business owners, and studios with the world. Being the community creates a safe space for everyone to grow and feel better than they did before.
I Woke up Crying and I Had to Make Some Choices. Core Conversations Podcast Bonus Content.
Martin shares a monologue from Thursday September 24th Core Conversations Freestyle Thursday. The world is in racial turmoil and he shares some of his reflections on the current state.