1 hr 27 min

Gina Chavez: Understanding The Depth of Love for The First Time Rebirth With J.R. Martinez

    • Society & Culture

Gina Chavez is an American bilingual Latin-folk singer, and songwriter who has been performing since 2004, releasing her first recording in 2007. She's made her presence known with her work in El Salvador, being named one of 11 southern iconic women who have left a beautiful footprint across the south. Her work in El Salvador continues to make a worldwide difference outside of music. Gina shares her story, her journey, and how she had to overcome playing small to get to where she is today. She also shares the beautiful relationship she shares with her wife, and how they first found out that they both loved each other.
 
Key Takeaways
How did Gina get her start in the music industry? Gina is currently undergoing her biggest rebirth journey to date. Have you ever thought, “If I could just get out of my own way.”? Gina doesn’t have a regular ‘creative song writing’ practice. “It’s not feminine to be loud and take up space.” That’s what our society teaches us. These rules are universal no matter what culture you’re from. What was it like to be nominated for a Latin Grammy? Gina shares what it was like leaving the US for the very first time to study abroad. Both Gina and JR talk about the insecurities they’ve felt when speaking Spanish. Gina shares how she found her voice. Music saves so many people’s lives. Music brings community, connection, and healing. Gina wants to crawl in a hole when someone wants her to step into her greatness. She doesn’t want to do it. Gina shares the unexpected story of how she fell in love with a woman, who is now her wife, and how she had to reexamine her religion. Gina cried for a whole year and prayed to God as to why she was this way. Gina shares the story of how she first came out as gay to her wife. What is Gina currently up to right now?  
Continue On Your Journey
Gina on Twitter
Gina on Spotify
Lifewater.org
 
Juliacameronlive.com
Untamed Book by Glennon Doyle
 
JRmartinez.com
J.R. on Instagram
J.R. on Facebook
J.R. on Twitter
J.R. Youtube Channel
 
Did you enjoy today’s episode? If so, please head over to iTunes and leave a review. Help others discover the REBIRTH podcast so they, too, can be inspired and motivated by the stories shared in these episodes.

Gina Chavez is an American bilingual Latin-folk singer, and songwriter who has been performing since 2004, releasing her first recording in 2007. She's made her presence known with her work in El Salvador, being named one of 11 southern iconic women who have left a beautiful footprint across the south. Her work in El Salvador continues to make a worldwide difference outside of music. Gina shares her story, her journey, and how she had to overcome playing small to get to where she is today. She also shares the beautiful relationship she shares with her wife, and how they first found out that they both loved each other.
 
Key Takeaways
How did Gina get her start in the music industry? Gina is currently undergoing her biggest rebirth journey to date. Have you ever thought, “If I could just get out of my own way.”? Gina doesn’t have a regular ‘creative song writing’ practice. “It’s not feminine to be loud and take up space.” That’s what our society teaches us. These rules are universal no matter what culture you’re from. What was it like to be nominated for a Latin Grammy? Gina shares what it was like leaving the US for the very first time to study abroad. Both Gina and JR talk about the insecurities they’ve felt when speaking Spanish. Gina shares how she found her voice. Music saves so many people’s lives. Music brings community, connection, and healing. Gina wants to crawl in a hole when someone wants her to step into her greatness. She doesn’t want to do it. Gina shares the unexpected story of how she fell in love with a woman, who is now her wife, and how she had to reexamine her religion. Gina cried for a whole year and prayed to God as to why she was this way. Gina shares the story of how she first came out as gay to her wife. What is Gina currently up to right now?  
Continue On Your Journey
Gina on Twitter
Gina on Spotify
Lifewater.org
 
Juliacameronlive.com
Untamed Book by Glennon Doyle
 
JRmartinez.com
J.R. on Instagram
J.R. on Facebook
J.R. on Twitter
J.R. Youtube Channel
 
Did you enjoy today’s episode? If so, please head over to iTunes and leave a review. Help others discover the REBIRTH podcast so they, too, can be inspired and motivated by the stories shared in these episodes.

1 hr 27 min

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