31 episodes

The Sofia Unfiltered Podcast, created by Sofia Health, is the go-to podcast for transformative wellness conversations. In each episode, Riley brings you powerful conversations with thought leaders who offer insight and unfiltered perspectives to expand your mindset. Each week They will leave you with actionable steps to achieve real results, bringing you back to a state of empowerment that leaves you feeling your best.New episodes on Wednesdays. Please rate and review the podcast if you enjoy it.

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The Sofia Unfiltered Podcast, created by Sofia Health, is the go-to podcast for transformative wellness conversations. In each episode, Riley brings you powerful conversations with thought leaders who offer insight and unfiltered perspectives to expand your mindset. Each week They will leave you with actionable steps to achieve real results, bringing you back to a state of empowerment that leaves you feeling your best.New episodes on Wednesdays. Please rate and review the podcast if you enjoy it.

    Regenerative Medicine for Chronic Pain with Dr. Drew Timmermans EP 30

    Regenerative Medicine for Chronic Pain with Dr. Drew Timmermans EP 30

    Curious about regenerative medicine? Wondering if it could help you?
    Explore the transformative power of regenerative medicine with Dr. Timmermans and learn about naturopathic principles, holistic wellness foundations, and innovative regenerative therapies for pain management. Join the conversation on personalized pain management strategies and the potential of regenerative medicine to revolutionize chronic pain relief.
    In this episode we chat about:
    Advice for Patients Seeking Naturopathic Treatment (01:31)The Foundations of Holistic Wellness (09:48)Regenerative Therapies in Pain Management (16:36)Platelet-Rich Plasma vs. Stem Cell Therapy (20:50)The Evolution of Regenerative Medicine (33:35)Dr. Timmermans' Approach to Chronic Pain Management (40:49)Episode Resources:
    Book Trauma-Informed Yoga Sessions with Prime (get free trial)Book Holistic Therapists at Sofia Health (book session)Dr. Drew Timmermans Instagram (Instagram)Dr. Drew Timmermans YouTube Channel (YouTube)Regenerative Performance website (website)Thank you so much for tuning in! If you enjoyed the content, we would love it if you took 2 minutes to leave a 5-star review!
    The Sofia Unfiltered Podcast by Sofia Health is for general informational and entertainment purposes only and does not constitute the practice of medicine, nursing or other professional health care services, including the giving of medical advice. No doctor/patient relationship is formed. The use of information on this podcast or materials linked from this podcast is at the user’s own risk. The content of this podcast is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Users should not disregard or delay in obtaining medical advice for any medical condition they may have. For any health concerns, users should seek the assistance of their health care professionals.

    • 50 min
    Healing Childhood Trauma through Shadow Work with Tris Thorp EP 29

    Healing Childhood Trauma through Shadow Work with Tris Thorp EP 29

    What is shadow work? How does it help me with lingering childhood trauma?
    Discover how shadow work and NLP play pivotal roles in healing and personal growth, as Tris highlights the significance of acknowledging childhood wounds and realigning personas with one's true self. Join Tris and Riley as they explore the integration of shadow work and NLP, emphasizing the importance of consistency and commitment for lasting transformation.
    In this episode we chat about:
    From Struggle to Transformation at the Chopra Center (00:29)Acknowledging Childhood Trauma and Finding Healing (08:12)The Lifelong Effects of Childhood Wounds (20:07)Shadow Work and Personas (28:41)Integrating Shadow Work and NLP (37:50)Episode Resources:
    Book with a Yoga Teacher at Sofia Health (website)Find Meditation Instructors at Sofia Health (website)Book Tai Chi, Qigong, meditation, mindfulness, and Yoga classes with Prime (get free trial)Tris’ Instagram (Instagram)Tris’s website (website)Thank you so much for tuning in! If you enjoyed the content, we would love it if you took 2 minutes to leave a 5-star review!
    The Sofia Unfiltered Podcast by Sofia Health is for general informational and entertainment purposes only and does not constitute the practice of medicine, nursing or other professional health care services, including the giving of medical advice. No doctor/patient relationship is formed. The use of information on this podcast or materials linked from this podcast is at the user’s own risk. The content of this podcast is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Users should not disregard or delay in obtaining medical advice for any medical condition they may have. For any health concerns, users should seek the assistance of their health care professionals.

    • 54 min
    Integrating Acupuncture and Holistic Therapies With Dr. Kara Alexzander EP 28

    Integrating Acupuncture and Holistic Therapies With Dr. Kara Alexzander EP 28

    How does acupuncture work? Does it hurt? Is it for me?

    In this episode, Dr. Kara Alexzander explains how acupuncture and other holistic therapies can make a big difference when used alongside traditional medicine. Discover how blending Western and Eastern approaches can help you thrive.
    In this episode we chat about:
    Dr. Kara’s Path to Holistic Medicine (00:32)Eastern and Western Healing Perspectives (08:25)How Acupuncture Can Help You (17:49)Acupuncture's Role in Holistic Health (26:15)Integrating Alternative Therapies into Mainstream Healthcare (35:06)Holistic Wellness: Exploring Paths Beyond Acupuncture (43:49)Episode Resources:
    Book Trauma-Informed Yoga Sessions with Prime (get free trial)Book Holistic Therapists at Sofia Health (book session)Dr. Kara’s Instagram (Instagram)Dr. Kara’s website (website)Thank you so much for tuning in! If you enjoyed the content, we would love it if you took 2 minutes to leave a 5-star review!
    The Sofia Unfiltered Podcast by Sofia Health is for general informational and entertainment purposes only and does not constitute the practice of medicine, nursing or other professional health care services, including the giving of medical advice. No doctor/patient relationship is formed. The use of information on this podcast or materials linked from this podcast is at the user’s own risk. The content of this podcast is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Users should not disregard or delay in obtaining medical advice for any medical condition they may have. For any health concerns, users should seek the assistance of their health care professionals.
    The Sofia Unfiltered Podcast by Sofia Health is for general informational and entertainment purposes only and does not constitute the practice of medicine, nursing or other professional health care services, including the giving of medical advice. No doctor/patient relationship is formed. The use of information on this podcast or materials linked from this podcast is at the user’s own risk. The content of this podcast is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Users should not disregard or delay in obtaining medical advice for any medical condition they may have. For any health concerns, users should seek the assistance of their health care professionals.

    • 55 min
    Yoga Nidra: The iRest Meditative Practice for Deep Relaxation and Healing EP 27

    Yoga Nidra: The iRest Meditative Practice for Deep Relaxation and Healing EP 27

    Uncover the origins and evolution of iRest from its rudimentary yoga nidra roots to a globally recognized program, shaped by Richard Miller's transformative trajectory and collaboration with Robin Carnes and Karen Soltes. Through firsthand accounts and insights, witness the transformative somatic approach of iRest, empowering individuals to reconnect with their bodies and reclaim agency in their healing journey.
    In this episode we chat about:
    Meet the Founders (00:54)The Origins of iRest (09:45)Yoga Nidra and iRest: What’s the Difference? (16:17)Rediscovering Self in the Face of Trauma (27:22)Veterans' Stories of Transformation with iRest (33:24)The Importance of Therapeutic Consistency (44:03)The Science Behind iRest Therapy (48:55)Perspectives on Mindfulness, Nature, and Self-Care (57:45)Episode Resources:
    iRest website (website)iRest Instagram (Instagram)Qigon with Robin Carnes (website)Find iRest instructors at Sofia Health (website)Get unlimited iRest, yoga, meditation, and wellness classes (try for free)Thank you so much for tuning in! If you enjoyed the content, we would love it if you took 2 minutes to leave a 5-star review!
    The Sofia Unfiltered Podcast by Sofia Health is for general informational and entertainment purposes only and does not constitute the practice of medicine, nursing or other professional health care services, including the giving of medical advice. No doctor/patient relationship is formed. The use of information on this podcast or materials linked from this podcast is at the user’s own risk. The content of this podcast is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Users should not disregard or delay in obtaining medical advice for any medical condition they may have. For any health concerns, users should seek the assistance of their health care professionals.

    • 1 hr 4 min
    Anonymous Mental Health Support For Veterans And Operatives with William Negley EP 26

    Anonymous Mental Health Support For Veterans And Operatives with William Negley EP 26

    Discover how Negley's personal experiences highlighted the significant gap in mental health support for veterans, service members, and intelligence officers, prompting him to create Sound Off, an anonymous mental health support app. Learn about the unique features of Sound Off, including its focus on continuity, trust, and user empowerment, as it strives to address the shortcomings of traditional mental health care. 
    In this episode we chat about:
    From CIA Operative to Mental Health Advocate (00:46)Bridging Mental Health Gaps (11:14) Sound Off: Supporting Those Who Served on Their Terms (18:46)Advocating for Change in Mental Health Support (29:15)On Mission, Family, and Mental Health (48:48)Episode Resources:
    Get help for Depression at Sofia Health (book session)Book Tai Chi, Qigong, meditation, mindfulness, and Yoga classes with Prime (get free trial)Sound Off wesbite (website)Thank you so much for tuning in! If you enjoyed the content, we would love it if you took 2 minutes to leave a 5-star review!
    The Sofia Unfiltered Podcast by Sofia Health is for general informational and entertainment purposes only and does not constitute the practice of medicine, nursing or other professional health care services, including the giving of medical advice. No doctor/patient relationship is formed. The use of information on this podcast or materials linked from this podcast is at the user’s own risk. The content of this podcast is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Users should not disregard or delay in obtaining medical advice for any medical condition they may have. For any health concerns, users should seek the assistance of their health care professionals.

    • 55 min
    Addressing Combat-Related Mental Health Issues with Dr. Monique Chouraeshkenazi EP 25

    Addressing Combat-Related Mental Health Issues with Dr. Monique Chouraeshkenazi EP 25

    How does combat impact veterans' mental health?
    What solutions are available for improving mental health support for veterans?
    With over two decades of service in the Air Force, Dr. Monique witnessed firsthand the mental health challenges faced by military personnel during deployments in Afghanistan. Through her expertise as a clinical neuropsychometrician, she explores the structural brain changes caused by long-term mental illnesses such as PTSD and major depression, advocating for a multidisciplinary approach to address cognitive deficits effectively.
    In this episode we chat about:
    From Combat Zones to Classrooms: Dr. Monique's Journey (00:30)Understanding Combat-Related Mental Illness (03:45)Combat Veterans' Mental Health and Brain Function (10:27)The Impact of Long-Term Mental Illness on Brain Function (21:16)Veterans' Mental Health: Challenges and Solutions (29:43)Episode Resources:
    Get help for Depression at Sofia Health (book session)Book Tai Chi, Qigong, meditation, mindfulness, and Yoga classes with Prime (get free trial)Dr. Moniques’s LinkedIn (LinkedIn) The Chouraeshkenazi Group wesbite (website)Thank you so much for tuning in! If you enjoyed the content, we would love it if you took 2 minutes to leave a 5-star review!



    The Sofia Unfiltered Podcast by Sofia Health is for general informational and entertainment purposes only and does not constitute the practice of medicine, nursing or other professional health care services, including the giving of medical advice. No doctor/patient relationship is formed. The use of information on this podcast or materials linked from this podcast is at the user’s own risk. The content of this podcast is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Users should not disregard or delay in obtaining medical advice for any medical condition they may have. For any health concerns, users should seek the assistance of their health care professionals.

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