15 episodes

Health and Wellness discussions with Dr. Melanie Carminati and experts in Medicine, Wellness, Pilates, and Physical Therapy.

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Health and Wellness discussions with Dr. Melanie Carminati and experts in Medicine, Wellness, Pilates, and Physical Therapy.

    Unpacking Eating Disorders with Dr. Karolina Pekala, PsyD

    Unpacking Eating Disorders with Dr. Karolina Pekala, PsyD

    Trigger Warning: Eating disorders will be discussed in detail. In this episode, we talk about anorexia, bulimia, and binge eating and how individuals' perspective on their environment influence their behavior.

    • 38 min
    Endometriosis: Answering Common Questions with Dr. Lora Liu of Pelvic Rehabilitation Medicine

    Endometriosis: Answering Common Questions with Dr. Lora Liu of Pelvic Rehabilitation Medicine

    Dr. Lora Liu, is a board-certified, minimally invasive gynecologic surgeon who specializes in the management of difficult gynecological surgeries, including severe, endometrial losses, difficult hysterectomy, large fibroid removal, and other complex gynecological conditions. The average time that it takes to get diagnosed with Endometriosis is ten years. That's ten years that women are going from doctor to doctor. Unfortunately, the only way to diagnose and treat is going to be with a laparoscopy. A lot of the most common symptoms are very painful and heavy periods that affect your life such as calling out sick for work because you're in so much pain that you can't even get to work. Other symptoms include painful sex, especially with deep contact, a lot of bowel dysfunction, and bladder dysfunction, especially around the time of your period.

    • 18 min
    What is Pilates and What Direction is it Headed?

    What is Pilates and What Direction is it Headed?

    For this podcast, we ask 7 Pilates Instructors in NYC answering the same three questions: 1. What is Pilates? 2. In your experience, how can Pilates be a transformative practice?  3. Where do you envision Pilates going in the next 10 years?  

    Featured Guests:  1. Simona Di Tucci, EHPilates - Simona@pilatesbysimona.com  

    2. Tracie Matthews, Intuitive Motion Pilates - tracie@intuitivemotionpilates.com  

    3. Gail Giovanniello, Mind Your Body NYC - gail@mindyourbodyfitness.com  

    4. Margi Douglass, Pilates Garage - margidouglass@gmail.com  

    5. Blossom Leilani Crawford, Bridge Pilates - Info@bridgepilates.com  

    6. Celine Syslo, Annex Pilates - Celine.syslo@gmail.com  

    7. Ellie Kusner - elliekusner@gmail.com

    • 26 min
    The Journey Within: Meditative Chat with Julius Betila of Ahatana Resonance

    The Journey Within: Meditative Chat with Julius Betila of Ahatana Resonance

    Julius Betila’s natural curiosity in science and technology led him to spirituality and a deeper connection to the universe. He believes that science is the modern language of the mystics that we can use to lead happier and healthier lives. Sound is an energy modality that Julius uses, as well as a myriad of spiritual practices like Kundalini Yoga, Reiki sound, healing breath work, astrology, and numerology that helped align his mind, body, and spirit with a loving intention and deep gratitude. Julius creates meditative experiences that empower others on their spiritual journey at Ahatana Resonance.

    • 24 min
    The Power of One Small Change with Blossom Leilani Crawford

    The Power of One Small Change with Blossom Leilani Crawford

    Blossom Leilani Crawford is the Owner and Director of Bridge Pilates in Brooklyn, New York. When Blossom was a young teacher, she explains she was so eager to get it all right and do it all and make sure everybody got all the information. But quickly she realized along the way how sometimes less is so much more. But it's really finding sometimes what that one cue is for someone -- that one small change to transform a practice or exercise.

    • 10 min
    Emotional Release & Our Physical Bodies with Dr. Kimberly Fishbach

    Emotional Release & Our Physical Bodies with Dr. Kimberly Fishbach

    At Inspira, we utilize different holistic techniques, some of the osteopathic hands-on techniques such as visceral manipulation and craniosacral therapy. These techniques themselves utilize very subtle energy paired with specific hand placements and specific directions of light force through the hands. The limitations that we can feel with our hands and organs, and the limitations in different craniosacral movements are linked to specific emotions. For example, if there's a limitation in the innate mobility and motility of the kidney, this often is linked to unprocessed deep fear and grief. Emotions are physiological sensations in the mind that put meaning to depending on whatever situation is happening. They give us important information about our internal and external world and environment, which then help us navigate future situations and help figure out ways to most effectively meet our needs and, evolutionary speaking, help us survive

    • 19 min

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