This podcast series from the Global Wellness Summit (GWS), which is the foremost gathering of international leaders in the $4.5 trillion global wellness economy, features in-depth and provocative interviews with wellness luminaries from around the globe, giving insight into the rapidly growing wellness industry. The thought-provoking podcasts feature a range of wellness leaders, from physicians, researchers and scientists, to fitness and fashion icons, to wellness tourism experts—even theologians and historians. The podcasts cover an array of topics, including new global wellness trends, mental wellness, the gut biome, and much more. Episodes are captured live at various GWS events, including the annual Summit and the Global Wellness Trends media event.
The GWS Podcast Series is produced by the Global Wellness Summit, in association with S’Well Public Relations and Crate Media. The series is hosted by wellness communications expert Kim Marshall.
Breathwork - with James Nestor & Sandy Abrams
Breathing can be considered the original medicine. Taking charge of it carries an almost endless list of health benefits – both mental and physical. Today’s guests, James Nestor (author of Breath) and Sandy Abrams (The CEOm), are on a mission to spread knowledge about the power of breath. Thanks to COVID, our respiratory health is more relevant now than it ever has been. As Sandy says, breathing is free, organic, sustainable, and available 24/7. What more could we possibly ask for?
Human Potential 2.0 - with The Esalen Institute (Lucia Horan, Douglas Drummond, Peggy Horan & Brita Ostrom)
We’re getting to grips with one of the world’s original wellness destinations and the birthplace of The Human Potential Movement: The Esalen Institute. Joining us to get deep into the origins of the philosophy of wellness is Esalen Institute alum and Buddhist insight meditation teacher, Lucia Horan, Esalen’s Director of Healing Arts & Somatics, Douglas Drummond, and lastly, two of the founding members of the Esalen massage school, Peggy Horan & Brita Ostrom. Together, they offer a fascinating insight into Esalen for people familiar and unfamiliar with the institute’s work, alike.
The Travel Reset - with Elaine Glusac & Jennifer Kester
Elaine Glusac is a freelance travel writer who is part of the New York Times travel team. Jennifer Kester is the Vice President and Executive Editor of Forbes Travel Guide. They’re two of the leading voices in travel, so our conversations about conscious travel, hacks to experience luxury on a budget, and holidaying post-pandemic are timely and illuminating.
Immune Balancing - with Dr. Ken Pelletier, Charles Davidson & David Dronet
Dr. Ken Pelletier is a Professor of Medicine at the University of California, San Francisco, and he’s on a mission to debunk the notion of immune boosting. He tells us why we should all be striving for immune balance instead. Continuing our exploration of immune systems, we’re then joined by Charles Davidson (CEO of Peninsula Hot Springs), and David Dronet (owner of The Springs Resort and Spa) to discuss the Global Wellness Summit’s Hot Springs Initiative.
Living Well From Within - with Sallie Fraenkel, Dr. Dan Diamond, Dr. Daniel Friedland, and Jon Berghoff
Sallie Fraenkel is the founder of Mind Body Spirit Network, Dr. Dan Diamond is the founder of NogginStorms, and Jon Berghoff is the Co-Founder and CEO of XCHANGE. All three are members of the Living Well From Within initiative, founded by Dr. Daniel Friedland to convene leading influencers and align them in order to elevate humanity through conscious leadership.
Financial Wellness with Skyler Hubler, Cecelia Girr of TBWA, and Anna Freeman of ZavFit
Money has a major impact on our mental health, but the two are rarely talked about at the same time. We explore how your money – from how much you have, to how much you spend, to what you spend your money on – all affect your mental wellness.
Fantastic new podcast to listen to !! Thank you for this !!