496 episodes

Welcome to the Align Podcast, hosted by me, Aaron Alexander. This is a place where we focus on optimizing your mind, body, and movement through exploring unconventional approaches and unique viewpoints on all things health, wellness, and life. I'm joined by top wellness experts and world-renowned thought-leaders, including Byron Katie, Bruce Lipton, Aubrey Marcus, Jim Kwik, Marriane Williamson, Ben Greenfield, Robb Wolf, Shawn Stevenson, Abel James, Mark Sisson, Wim Hof, James Clear, Zach Bush, Gabby Reece, and many more. Get ready for deep conversations that open you up to new perspectives and ways of life that will ultimately take your mental, physical, and emotional wellness to the next level. If you love this podcast, I would love for you to connect with me on Instagram, @alignpodcast.

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    • Health & Fitness
    • 4.7 • 49 Ratings

Welcome to the Align Podcast, hosted by me, Aaron Alexander. This is a place where we focus on optimizing your mind, body, and movement through exploring unconventional approaches and unique viewpoints on all things health, wellness, and life. I'm joined by top wellness experts and world-renowned thought-leaders, including Byron Katie, Bruce Lipton, Aubrey Marcus, Jim Kwik, Marriane Williamson, Ben Greenfield, Robb Wolf, Shawn Stevenson, Abel James, Mark Sisson, Wim Hof, James Clear, Zach Bush, Gabby Reece, and many more. Get ready for deep conversations that open you up to new perspectives and ways of life that will ultimately take your mental, physical, and emotional wellness to the next level. If you love this podcast, I would love for you to connect with me on Instagram, @alignpodcast.

    Christian Drapeau: Stem Cells Are The Future of Medicine | EP 494

    Christian Drapeau: Stem Cells Are The Future of Medicine | EP 494

    Embark on a scientific journey in this episode of the Align Podcast as we delve into the fascinating world of stem cells with renowned neurophysiology scientist, Christian Drapeau. With over two decades of research, Christian brings to light the origins of stem cells, the potential of plant extracts in enhancing stem cell regeneration, the risks associated with exogenous stem cells, and the latest findings in longevity research.


    In this detailed discussion, Christian explains the different types of stem cells, their sources, and how cutting-edge science is utilizing plant-based extracts to promote the body's natural regenerative capabilities. He also addresses the ethical considerations and potential risks involved in stem cell therapy, providing a balanced view on this groundbreaking area of science.

    This episode is a must-watch for anyone interested in the latest advancements in medical science, particularly in how stem cells can be harnessed to improve health and potentially extend life spans.




    More About Christian:



    Christian Drapeau, MSc. is a neurophysiology scientist and leading voice on stem cells who focuses on discovering and developing ways to enhance human production of stem cells naturally, mostly through plant extracts that stimulate the body’s own stem cell production. He was the first to propose and publish the hypothesis that stem cells constitute the "repair system" of the body, as published in his peer-reviewed Medical Hypotheses article in October 2002, and documented in the first edition of his breakthrough book Cracking the Stem Cell Code in 2010. These findings made him the first to name a new bodily system since the early 1900s. Owning multiple patents related to stem cells, he has spent over 23 years conducting research to better understand the role they play in the human body and identifying ways to improve the performance of the body’s repair system, the foundation of regenerative medicine. Christian Drapeau holds a degree in neurophysiology from the Montreal Neurological Institute in Montreal, Canada. He has given over 300 scientific lectures on stem cells in 51 countries, and is fluent in three languages. He has been Director of R&D and Chief Science Officer for a number of companies, including his most recent venture STEMREGEN, where he is Founder and CEO and continues his work of researching and developing novel stem cell enhancers. He has 700,000 followers on TikTok (@StemCellChristian) where he discusses a variety of wellness topics and educates about stem cells.




    Where To Find Christian:




    Christian’s Website


    TikTok: @StemCellChristian


    Instagram: @StemCellChristian


    STEMREGEN: https://www.stemregen.co/
    Biohacking Conference: https://www.biohackingconference.com/





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    • 1 hr 24 min
    Dr. Perry Nickelston: Lymphatic Drainage, Brain Fog, Healing Chronic Pain | EP 493

    Dr. Perry Nickelston: Lymphatic Drainage, Brain Fog, Healing Chronic Pain | EP 493

    Welcome to another episode of the Align Podcast that could change the way you live your life for the better. Today, we're joined by Dr. Perry Nickelston, a renowned chiropractic physician, who dives deep into the complexities of pain—how we perceive it through the vagus nerve, how we can better manage it through methods like the lymphatic massage, and ultimately, how we can work towards eliminating it from our lives.



    In this enlightening discussion, Dr. Nickelston shares his expert insights on this podcast, such as acknowledging and normalizing pain, offering a fresh perspective on what pain really means and how redefining our understanding of it can lead to profound healing. Learn about innovative approaches and techniques that aim to not just manage, but potentially eliminate pain for good.



    This session is packed with actionable advice for anyone seeking to transform their relationship with pain and discover pathways to a healthier, more vibrant life.



    More About Dr. Perry:



    Perry Nickelston, DC aka ‘The Lymph Doc’ is a Chiropractic Physician with primary focus on treating chronic pain and inflammation via the lymphatic and vascular systems. Owner of Stop Chasing Pain, LLC. International speaker and educator of the self care MOJO series. Lymphatic Mojo, Blood Flow Mojo, Tongue Mojo, Glymphatic Mojo, Visceral Mojo, Vagus Nerve Mojo, Primal Movement Mojo.



    Author of the upcoming book Stop Chasing Pain: A vital guide to healing your body, moving well, and gaining control of your life.



    He is a 1997 graduate from Palmer Chiropractic University and a master fitness trainer with over 25 years experience in the health industry.



    Where To Find Dr. Perry:



    IG: @stopchasingpain

    X: @stopchasingpain

    Facebook

    Website



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    • 1 hr 37 min
    Kelly Brogan: The Power of Self-Acceptance | EP 492

    Kelly Brogan: The Power of Self-Acceptance | EP 492

    You are about to be challenged on everything you know about mental wellness.



    This episode of the Align Podcast features an eye-opening conversation with Dr. Kelly Brogan, a holistic psychiatrist who redefines conventional perceptions of wellness and mental health.



    We’ll discuss the psychological factors influencing our health, the role of personal beliefs in shaping our reality, and practical advice on embracing a more fulfilling and healthy life.



    More About Kelly:

    Kelly Brogan, M.D. is a holistic psychiatrist, author of the NY Times Bestselling book, A Mind of Your Own, Own Your Self, the children’s book, A Time For Rain, and co-editor of the landmark textbook, Integrative Therapies for Depression. She is the founder of the online healing program Vital Mind Reset, and the membership community, Vital Life Project. She completed her psychiatric training and fellowship at NYU Medical Center after graduating from Cornell University Medical College, and has a B.S. from M.I.T. in Systems Neuroscience. She is specialized in a root-cause resolution approach to psychiatric syndromes and symptoms.



    Where To Find Kelly:



    Instagram: @kellybroganmd

    Website: www.kellybroganmd.com



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    • 46 min
    IN-Q: Poetry Will Change Your Life | EP 491

    IN-Q: Poetry Will Change Your Life | EP 491

    This podcast brought tears to my eyes several times.



    Emmy nominated poet, multi-platinum songwriter, and best-selling author, IN-Q, joins us on the Align Podcast; sharing words of wisdom in the most eloquent way imaginable - through the beauty of poetry.

    IN-Q is a modest, trustworthy, and caring soul. He always knows the right words to say, and understands the beauty of life in its truest form. Vulnerable. In this episode we discuss the journey to feeling whole, finding trust in vulnerability, and how poetry heals the soul - featuring two beautifully read poems by the man himself.



    There is plenty to love and learn from this episode. His poems really spoke to me in ways that I never thought they could, and I’m sure you will find just as much worth in his work.



    More About IN-Q:



    IN-Q is an Emmy nominated poet, multi-platinum songwriter, and the best-selling author of Inquire Within. His groundbreaking achievements include being named to Oprah's SuperSoul 100 list of the world's most influential thought leaders, being the first spoken word artist to perform with Cirque du Soleil, and being featured on A&E, ESPN, and HBO's Def Poetry Jam. 

    He's inspired countless audiences around the world, live and virtually, through his performances and storytelling workshops. Many of his recent poetry videos have gone viral with over 60 million views combined, and his stand-up poetry special, IN-Q - Live at the Ace Theatre, is now streaming exclusively on Amazon Prime Video.



    Where To Find IN-Q:



    in-q.com

    https://www.instagram.com/inqlife/

    https://www.facebook.com/INQlife


    Journal: https://passionplanner.com/products/poetry-journal-emerald-green

    Album 

    Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/album/0MraBfjwYPr75MedrPZX8F

    Apple Music: https://music.apple.com/us/album/the-never-ending-now/1737177643

    YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=326sQNsEaCY




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    • 1 hr 8 min
    How To Make ANYONE Laugh with Brent Pella | EP 490

    How To Make ANYONE Laugh with Brent Pella | EP 490

    This could possibly be the funniest podcast of 2024.



    Brent Pella joins us on The Align Podcast, sharing his methods of bringing light (and laughter) to even the darkest moments in life.



    Brent is an absolutely hilarious man, with an ever-present positive energy towards everything in life. He brings that to the table in this episode as we discuss the beauty of crowd work, learning to have more patience for people, the importance of lasting impressions, and what a worthwhile life looks like.



    I hope you take a lot away from this episode, and most importantly, with a smile on your face. Brent has a beautiful way of presenting information in a way that is guaranteed to leave you smiling - which I would say is the best form of education.



    More About Brent:



    Brent Pella is a stand up comedian and filmmaker whose videos have gained 500M+ views online and was recently named a "Creator to Watch" by the New York Comedy Festival. A graduate of both the full Groundlings and UCB improv/sketch programs, Brent is best known for his digital comedy content that often satirizes American politics and trending social/cultural issues, as well as his viral celebrity impressions of CA governor Gavin Newsom, Eminem, Joe Rogan and more.



    On stage, Brent has been a cast member of MTV's Wild 'N Out since season 16 and currently tours the US performing stand-up at comedy clubs, colleges, and music festivals throughout the country. His debut comedy special is set to release in early Spring 2024.



    Brent has written and directed commercial campaigns for national brands including Hopdoddy Restaurants and Black Rifle Coffee under his production company Good Trip Entertainment. Brent also hosts the Good Trip Podcast, a 10-part series of conversations around psychedelics. Past guests have included Rock Doblin (founder, MAPS), David Bronner (CEO, Dr. Bronner's), and others.



    Where To Find Brent:



    Brent's Website

    Instagram

    YouTube

    Twitter / X

    TikTok

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    • 1 hr 30 min
    Gabby Reece: Redefining The Meaning of Love | EP 489

    Gabby Reece: Redefining The Meaning of Love | EP 489

    Gabby Reece joins us on The Align Podcast, sharing her honest reflections on life through the lens of a loving marriage of 28 years, parenthood, and a majorly successful pair of careers.



    There is so much to gain from this episode, including how to stop hiding behind your mask, the true meaning of being loving, and how to inspire your partner to be the best they can be.



    Gabby is so forthcoming with her experiences throughout life in this episode, and is one that will assist you in reflecting on years past, and consider how you want your future to look.


    Thanks for tuning in! Don’t forget to share this one with your friends and family. Gabby shares such beautiful insights through years of honesty, love, and care.



    If you find yourself coming back to the podcast, hit that follow button and consider leaving us a kind review. 

    I hope you love this episode, and I’ll see you again next week!



    Enjoy the wonderful, Gabby Reece.





    More About Gabby:



    Gabby Reece is a volleyball legend, inspirational health and fitness leader, speaker, New York Times bestselling author, and host of The Gabby Reece Show podcast.

    The former professional beach volleyball player and Nike’s first female spokeswoman is the definition of both athleticism and beauty. Gabby is a force to be reckoned with in the gym and on a microphone.



    Where To Find Gabby:



    Laird Superfood

    XPT Extreme Performance Training

    Gabby's Instagram

    Gabby's YouTube

    Gabby's TikTok



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    • 1 hr 5 min

Customer Reviews

4.7 out of 5
49 Ratings

49 Ratings

Nidhanamai ,

Entertaining informative

I’m actually really enjoying most of these interviews, I appreciate Aaron’s openness and vulnerability, just heard the recent one with Laurie Mintz which was slightly awkward mainly because she’s incredibly uptight. Would be great to hear him do a podcast specifically about female ejaculation and it’s power to release stuck emotion, it’s a secret more people need to know about!

CharlieFosterPhillips ,

Purrrrfect: 5 stars every time

This podcast is slowly changing my life. Many thanks to you Aaron from across the pond in England.

Graceandbalanceyoga ,

This podcast is a GIFT!!!

I found this podcast down some apple podcast rabbit hole and I am BEYOND thankful I did!! I love all your wonderful, inspiring guests, love your authenticity + how you ask the questions I ALWAYS wanna know the answers to!! Thank you so so much Aaron 🙏🏼

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