41 episodes

Welcome to Body Wise podcast with your hosts (and sisters) Laura Mar, Sexual Health Educator, and Cristina Curp, NTP, as they navigate the intricacies of the body’s innate wisdom and our strong intuition. Join us for meaningful conversations and expert interviews dissecting the rituals surrounding food, cooking, movement, sex, love, and mindfulness.

Body Wise Podcast Cristina Curp, Laura Mar

    • Health & Fitness
    • 4.9 • 59 Ratings

Welcome to Body Wise podcast with your hosts (and sisters) Laura Mar, Sexual Health Educator, and Cristina Curp, NTP, as they navigate the intricacies of the body’s innate wisdom and our strong intuition. Join us for meaningful conversations and expert interviews dissecting the rituals surrounding food, cooking, movement, sex, love, and mindfulness.

    #041: The Energy Formula with Shawn Wells

    #041: The Energy Formula with Shawn Wells

    In this episode of Body Wise, Cristina hosts Shawn Wells, a biochemist, dietitian, sports nutritionist and formulation scientist. Tune in as they discuss the stressors of modern day life, how its impact can lead to a variety of physical and mental health issues and what you can do to adapt and build resiliency by honoring the individual needs of your body.
     
    TOPICS:

    Meet Shawn Wells  (00:20) What inspired his work (04:40) Distractions in the modern world (15:27) Managing positive/negative stressors (18:59) Metabolic flexibility (26:00) CBD & the endocannabinoid system (36:23)  
    RESOURCES: 
    Don’t forget to support Body Wise Podcast by leaving a rating and a review on Itunes  Get the show notes and subscribe on your favorite podcast app: https://thecastawaykitchen.com/body-wise-podcast/  
    Find Shawn on his website ShawnWells.com   Follow Shawn on Instagram @ShawnWells  Purchase Shawn’s Book The Energy Formula Check out the EnergyFormula.com   
    National Suicide Prevention Hotline: 800-273-8255 National Suicide Prevention Website: https://suicidepreventionlifeline.org/  
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Find more from Cristina Curp at thecastawaykitchen.com, and on social media @thecastawaykitchen Find more from Laura Mar at lovemycycle.com Have questions for Laura and Cristina? Send your emails to WeBodyWise@gmail.com

    • 38 min
    #040: Empowerment Through Education with Dr. Gina Sirchio-Lotus

    #040: Empowerment Through Education with Dr. Gina Sirchio-Lotus

    Laura talks with Dr. Gina Sirchio-Lotus, a functional medicine doctor, mother of four, author, and creator of The Women's Health Series. They discuss Dr. Gina’s guiding approach to women’s health and the importance of education as a means to promote patient confidence through their health journey.
    TOPICS:

    Meet Dr. Gina Sirchio-Lotus  (00:15) Educating her patients (02:07) Integrating lifestyle changes (04:33) Lack of education & awareness (13:33) Dr. Gina’s approach (37:46) RESOURCES: 
    Don’t forget to support Body Wise Podcast by leaving a rating and a review on iTunes: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/body-wise-podcast/id1491933439
    Get the show notes and subscribe on your favorite podcast app: https://thecastawaykitchen.com/body-wise-podcast/ Follow Dr. Gina on Instagram: @womenshealthseries  GET BODY WISE:
    Find more from Cristina Curp at thecastawaykitchen.com, and on social media @thecastawaykitchen Find more from Laura Mar at lovemycycle.com Have questions for Laura and Cristina? Send your emails to WeBodyWise@gmail.com

    • 1 hr 6 min
    #039: Womb Power with Karinee Lopez

    #039: Womb Power with Karinee Lopez

    In this episode Body Wise, Karinee Lopez shares her experience with endometriosis and how incomplete and conventional medical practices empowered her to address her needs in a more powerful way. Listen as they dive in to all the stigmas that she and other women face in response to hysterectomies, menstruation, sex, and infertility.     
    TOPICS:

    Meet Karinee Lopez (00:50) Karinne’s experience with endometriosis (02:31) The lack of support after hysterectomy (3:40) Taking control of her healing process (14:05) What forms of treatment worked (21:07) RESOURCES: 
    Don’t forget to support Body Wise Podcast by leaving a rating and a review on iTunes. Get the show notes and subscribe on your favorite podcast app! Find Karinee Lopez on her website: www.karineelopez.com Follow Karinee Lopez on Instagram: @karineelopez GET BODY WISE:
    Find more from Cristina Curp at thecastawaykitchen.com, and on social media @thecastawaykitchen Find more from Laura Mar at lovemycycle.com Have questions for Laura and Cristina? Send your emails to WeBodyWise@gmail.com

    • 32 min
    #038: Thriving in Menopause with The Girlfriend Doctor

    #038: Thriving in Menopause with The Girlfriend Doctor

    Cristina and Laura host Dr. Anna Cabeca, a triple-board-certified OB-GYN, who’s alternative approach was informed by her own journey through premature menopause. They discuss the shift in women’s health and all the ways to love and embrace the cycles of womanhood.
    TOPICS:

    Meet Dr. Anna Cabeca (02:00) Challenges of menopausal women (06:15) The mind, body, and spirit connection (12:52) Trusting your body & intuition  (19:49) Metabolic flexability (25:47) Dr. Anna’s functional medicine approach (29:06) Dr. Anna’s tips for good sex (40:16) RESOURCES: 
    Don’t forget to support Body Wise Podcast by leaving a rating and a review on iTunes. Get the show notes and subscribe on your favorite podcast app! Find Dr. Anna Cabeca on her website: DrAnnaCabeca.com Follow Dr. Anna on Instagram: @TheGirlfriendDoctor  Subscribe to Dr. Anna’s Podcast: The Girlfriend Doctor Show Check out Dr. Anna’s books: The Hormone Fix & Keto-Green 16 GET BODY WISE:
    

Find more from Cristina Curp at thecastawaykitchen.com, and on social media @thecastawaykitchen Find more from Laura Mar at lovemycycle.com Have questions for Laura and Cristina? Send your emails to WeBodyWise@gmail.com

    • 48 min
    #037: A Holistic Approach to Menopause with Katherine Gaffney

    #037: A Holistic Approach to Menopause with Katherine Gaffney

    Cristina talks with Katherine Gaffney about her experience with menopause and transitioning gracefully by adopting healthy lifestyle practices and rediscovering her love for weight training.
    TOPICS:

    Meet Katherine Gaffney (00:19) How menopause started for Katherine (02:22) The role of stress (07:09) Diet and maintaining muscle mass (11:25) The importance of consistent sleep (17:22) Food that makes her feel best (18:46) Lifestyle changes that worked for Katherine (24:03) The sandwich generation (31:33) RESOURCES: 
    Don’t forget to support Body Wise Podcast by leaving a rating and a review on iTunes. Get the show notes and subscribe on your favorite podcast app! GET BODY WISE:
    

Find more from Cristina Curp at thecastawaykitchen.com, and on social media @thecastawaykitchen Find more from Laura Mar at lovemycycle.com Have questions for Laura and Cristina? Send your emails to WeBodyWise@gmail.com

    • 37 min
    #036: Insulin Resistance and PCOS with Danielle Hamilton

    #036: Insulin Resistance and PCOS with Danielle Hamilton

    Cristina talks with women’s health expert, Danielle Hamilton, about Insulin Resistance and PCOS. What symptoms to look for, what they can tell you, the biggest obstacles to healing, and how to manage Insulin Resistance and PCOS using diet and lifestyle interventions without all the dogma.
    TOPICS:

    Meet Danielle Hamilton (00:19) Getting a PCOS diagnosis and where conventional treatment fails (07:24) Symptoms and causes of PCOS, blood sugar dysregulation, and insulin resistance (12:54) Using food as medicine for PCOS (23:52) How PCOS impacts hormones (26:16) Customizing healing protocols for your needs (29:57) Actionable tips for insulin resistance (47:54) How stress and diet dogma impact healing (52:50) Moving forward in healing (01:05:40) RESOURCES: 
    Don’t forget to support Body Wise Podcast by leaving a rating and a review on iTunes. Get the show notes and subscribe on your favorite podcast app! Find Danielle Hamilton on her website: DanielleHamiltonHealth.com Follow Danielle on Instagram @DanielleHamiltonHealth Listen to Dani’s podcast, Unlock the Sugar Shackles Podcast GET BODY WISE:
    

Find more from Cristina Curp at thecastawaykitchen.com, and on social media @thecastawaykitchen Find more from Laura Mar at lovemycycle.com Have questions for Laura and Cristina? Send your emails to WeBodyWise@gmail.com

    • 1 hr 12 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
59 Ratings

59 Ratings

Elizam981234 ,

Good info not overwhelming

Easy listen. Empowering

Lidfizz ,

Love love Cristina

This podcast is like an extension of her Instagram. I can listen to her talk about food, health & wellness for days.

Taco Tita Tuesday ,

Truly Raw stories, information & overall amazing

I have followed Cristina for quite some time now. I have yo-yo’d in my healthy lifestyle. She is so inspiring not only in her journey but how RAW & open she is about it all! I am enjoying her guests, her stories and getting to myself to reconnect with food in a healthy way!

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