129 episodes

Solo 2.0 is a podcast by two sisters, Rye Burch and Jess Suchan, working in the health and wellness industry in L.A.

Each week, we’ll bring you inspiration, education and insightful conversation from guests with diverse backgrounds and unique life experiences! We’ll also discuss our own ups and down within our health and careers, and will bring on our mom, hormone health educator candace burch, for round table discussions on health and wellness.

Our mission is to provide the support and motivation necessary to step into that 2.0 version of you!

Solo 2.0 Ryan Burch and Jess Suchan

    • Health & Fitness
    • 4.9 • 83 Ratings

Solo 2.0 is a podcast by two sisters, Rye Burch and Jess Suchan, working in the health and wellness industry in L.A.

Each week, we’ll bring you inspiration, education and insightful conversation from guests with diverse backgrounds and unique life experiences! We’ll also discuss our own ups and down within our health and careers, and will bring on our mom, hormone health educator candace burch, for round table discussions on health and wellness.

Our mission is to provide the support and motivation necessary to step into that 2.0 version of you!

    Talking: Pros/Cons of Western Medicine, Thoughts on Hormonal Birth Control & HRT w/ Kyle McAvoy (NP). PLUS: How to Find a Supportive Health Care Provider AND Get the Most Out of Your Insurance $$.

    Talking: Pros/Cons of Western Medicine, Thoughts on Hormonal Birth Control & HRT w/ Kyle McAvoy (NP). PLUS: How to Find a Supportive Health Care Provider AND Get the Most Out of Your Insurance $$.

    In this week's episode, Rye interviews Kyle McAvoy, who has been a nurse practitioner for over 32 years and is passionate about helping women of all ages and backgrounds achieve hormone balance and health-related goals.



    Originally from New York, Kyle moved west after completing her BA in French. She then decided her other passion was health and wellness, so she attended undergraduate and graduate school at Oregon Health & Science University. Today, Kyle consults with women dealing with hormone imbalance symptoms as part of her private practice, and you can reach out to kyle via email if you’re interested in scheduling a call (see below!)



    Kyle is also the co-founder of the the podcast Women Talking Frankly, WTF - along with Rye + Jess's mom, Hormone Health Educator, Candace Burch!



    In this episode we discuss:

    - What led to Kyle's work as an NP (and her decision to leave the traditional care model in search of a more integrative approach)

    -Thoughts on hormonal birth control (response to the recent Washington Post article)

    -How the western medical model differs from integrative or functional medicine 

    -How to find a provider that actually listens and specializes in women’s health 

    -How to approach your doctors visits, feeling more confident

    -Questions to ask your doctor or provider

    -Strategies for using your health care dollars wisely 

    -Thoughts on bioidentical hormones / how to get them

    -The risks that accompany natural hormonal birth control methods

    -Basic tests you can get through your doctor / covered by insurance 

    -Kyle's biggest health advice: find what you LOVE



    CONNECT WITH KYLE:

    Email Kyle/Schedule a Consult: HERE

    Tune into the Women Talking Frankly (WTF) podcast



    WORK WITH YOURHORMONEBALANCE

    Check out YHB's "Build Your Own" test kit package ⁠HERE⁠

    Take Your Hormone Balance symptom quiz ⁠⁠HERE⁠⁠



    CONNECT W/ RYE + JESS

    Follow us ⁠@solo2.0podcast⁠

    Email us at solo2.0podcast@gmail.com

    Follow Jess ⁠@bodyblissbyjess⁠

    Follow Rye ⁠@ryeburch⁠

    Follow ⁠@yourhormonebalance⁠

    • 1 hr 13 min
    Client Spotlight: Jess Interviews Her Client Felicia Riesel on Regulating Her Cycle, Clearing Hormonal Acne, Overcoming Insomnia & Learning to Trust Her Body on a Deeper Level!

    Client Spotlight: Jess Interviews Her Client Felicia Riesel on Regulating Her Cycle, Clearing Hormonal Acne, Overcoming Insomnia & Learning to Trust Her Body on a Deeper Level!

    In this episode, Jess is sitting down with her soulmate client Felicia Riesel to chat all things:




    Felicia’s upbringing and early childhood memories 
    Hormonal and body image changes she experienced throughout the years 
    Her life changing experience working with a functional medicine doctor for the first time
    Hormonal shifts before and after childbirth 
    Experiencing irregular periods, hormonal acne, premenstrual rage and insomnia and how it impacted her self esteem, energy levels, mood and happiness 
    When and why she reached out to Jess and Your Hormone Balance for support 
    Getting her hormones tested in saliva and revealing imbalances related to her symptoms 
    Working 1:1 with Jess and the biggest needle movers when it comes to nutrition, movement, mindset and supplementation / bio- identical replacement therapy 
    Where she is now and reflecting on how far she’s come 
    The mindset shifts that helped her build self trust and be more present in her life 
    Messages she wants to share with other women that she wishes she knew earlier on 
    && more!



    RESOURCES DISCUSSED IN THIS EPISODE:

    Felicia's Naturopathic Dr @drreneewellenstein

    LSF Nutrition (use code BODYBLISS15 for 15% off)

    Apothekary "Wine Down" alcohol replacement

    Body Bliss by Jess superfood latte mixes HERE (use code BLISS10 for 10% off)

    Pure Dharma CBD & plant botanicals HERE



    WORK WITH JESS & YOURHORMONEBALANCE

    Apply for a FREE curiosity call with Jess to learn more about 1:1 coaching HERE

    Check out Your Hormone Balance test kit package HERE (use code BALANCEANDBLISS for $50 off)

    Take Your Hormone Balance symptom quiz ⁠HERE⁠



    KEEP IN TOUCH WITH US:

    Follow us @solo2.0podcast

    Email us at solo2.0podcast@gmail.com

    Follow Jess @bodyblissbyjess

    Follow Rye @ryeburch

    Follow @yourhormonebalance

    • 1 hr 22 min
    From Instagram Influencer to Endometriosis Awareness Advocate and Founder of “Bangin’ Hair,” Autumn Weimann Shares her Story!

    From Instagram Influencer to Endometriosis Awareness Advocate and Founder of “Bangin’ Hair,” Autumn Weimann Shares her Story!

    In this episode, Jess is catching up with Autumn Weimann who is an instagram influencer turned endometriosis awareness advocate and founder of the clean hair brand, Bangin' Hair!



    In this episode the ladies discuss:


    Autumn’s 16 year journey with painful and at time, debilitating periods 
    Her experience on hormonal birth control and why she made the decision to stop it 
    How and when she was recently diagnosed with endometriosis 
    What she wishes more women knew about endometriosis and their hormones 
    How she’s been able to drastically reduce pain and improve her period 
    Her current period prep routines and rituals 
    How to advocate for yourself in a medical setting 
    The importance of setting boundaries in your healing journey 
    The details behind her clean hair brand, Bangin’ Hair and how to use the products!
     && more! 



    KEEP IN TOUCH WITH AUTUMN:

    Follow her on instagram @grlwithbangs & @banginhair.shop

    Shop Bangin’ Hair products: https://www.banginhair.shop/ 



    RESOURCES DISCUSSED IN THE EPISODE:


    Autumn’s period prep Amazon shop: https://www.amazon.com/shop/grlwithbangs/list/FS4503UR19N1?linkCode=spc&tag=autumnrodrigu-20&domainId=influencer&asc_contentid=amzn1.ideas.FS4503UR19N1
    https://www.facebook.com/groups/291351975769242


    Autumn’s book recommendation: https://www.amazon.com/shop/grlwithbangs/list/FS4503UR19N1?linkCode=spc&tag=autumnrodrigu-20&domainId=influencer&asc_contentid=amzn1.ideas.FS4503UR19N1
    Get your hormones tested with Your Hormone Balance w/ code BALANCEANDBLISS for $50 off: https://www.yourhormonebalance.com/build-your-own-package-2024
    Take our hormone quiz: https://quiz.tryinteract.com/#/62f825ea3b1a160018104e4d



    KEEP IN TOUCH WITH US:

    Follow us @solo2.0podcast

    Email us at solo2.0podcast@gmail.com

    Follow Jess @bodyblissbyjess

    Follow Rye @ryeburch

    Follow @yourhormonebalance 

    • 1 hr 21 min
    Why you Should Care about the Health of your Home (Addressing Mold/Mycotoxins & Compromised Air Quality) with Michael Rubino, Founder of HomeCleanse. PLUS: Rye’s Experience w/Mold Exposure at Home!

    Why you Should Care about the Health of your Home (Addressing Mold/Mycotoxins & Compromised Air Quality) with Michael Rubino, Founder of HomeCleanse. PLUS: Rye’s Experience w/Mold Exposure at Home!

    This week, Rye shares her experience with mold exposure in her current home and prior apartment, which have led to high levels of mycotoxins in her body. She then introduces Michael Rubino, an air quality expert and wellness advocate who is bridging the gap between our homes and their direct impact on health.



    Michael is the founder of HomeCleanse, a company dedicated to addressing the worldwide health epidemic caused by poor indoor air quality. He works closely with the company's advisory team, which includes global well-being trailblazers Deepak Chopra’s The Chopra Foundation and Gwyneth Paltrow, to achieve the company's mission to improve the quality of life for 100 million people each year by 2030. Rubino is also the founder of Change the Air Foundation, a nonprofit committed to empowering the world to achieve better health by establishing safer and healthier indoor environments.



    In an effort to share his expert knowledge, Rubino is an ongoing contributor to MindBodyGreen. He has been featured on Gwyneth Paltrow’s The goop Podcast, Vice TV, Vogue, LiveStrong, Dr. Will Cole's The Art of Being Well Podcast, Forbes, MarketWatch, and USA Today. Rubino has appeared on television as a featured expert, including local NBC, Fox, and ABC affiliates, to name a few.



    This episode covers:


    Rye’s top mold related symptoms 
    Type of testing (for body + home)


    How Michael got into this field (working with his dad + seeing how poor health conditions in people's homes led to serious health issues)
    Testimonials from people getting rid of mold
    How Homecleanse helps you move forward w/ mold issues at any stage of the journey
    Why it’s important to have testing separate from remediation
    Mold vs. mycotoxins & how it can affect individuals differently 
    The most common signs/symptoms of mold 
    #1 culprit for mold
    3 main places where mold grows most easily


    The problem w/ most home mold testing & how it should be done 
    Ways to save $ in remediation
    When to move out (with remediation) 
    Sneaky, small places where mold can grow in our homes 
    Cleaning to get rid of mold in clothing or furniture
    Toxins in our environment
    Legal recourse w/ mold (renters)
    Health rules: "What goes in our body & what goes on our body"
    How traditional medicine is responding to mold concerns.



    RESOURCES DISCUSSED IN THIS EPISODE:


    The mycotoxin urine test Rye used to assess the impact of mold on her body (this is one of the best tests - usually ordered by a functional medicine practitioner): https://mosaicdx.com/test/mycotox-profile/




    Contact "HomeCleanse" for support at any point along your mold journey (resources, testing referrals, remediation): https://www.homecleanse.com/contact/




    Get the "DUST TEST" (on HomeCleanse)




    Find HomeCleanse "clean your air" and "clean your home" cleaning products and filters: https://www.homecleanse.com/shop/




    Learn more about improving your HVAC and air filters via HomeCleanse blog here: https://www.homecleanse.com/tips-merv-rating-for-mold-spores-everything-you-need-to-know/


    HOT TIP: Look for a MERV rating of 16, this is HomeCleanse's top suggestion: https://www.homecleanse.com/product/intellipure-superv-whole-house-air-cleaner/



    CONNECT WITH MICHAEL RUBINO:


    Follow @homecleanse on instagram
    Visit HomeCleanse.com
    SUPPORT the changetheairfoundation.org (volunteer) 



    CONNECT W/ RYE & JESS:

    Send us feedback or ideas for a new episode: Solo2.0podcast@gmail.com

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    Follow Jess ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠@bodyblissbyjess⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠

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    • 1 hr 27 min
    Overcoming Pregnancy Loss to Founding “WeNatal,” a Wildly Popular Prenatal for Men AND Women, with Ronit Menashe and Vida Delrahim. Including: Tips for Optimizing Fertility for Men & Women!

    Overcoming Pregnancy Loss to Founding “WeNatal,” a Wildly Popular Prenatal for Men AND Women, with Ronit Menashe and Vida Delrahim. Including: Tips for Optimizing Fertility for Men & Women!

    This week, Rye & Jess welcome Ronit Menashe and Vida Delrahim, the founders of WeNatal, a prenatal supplement company intentionally designed for women and men. WeNatal aims to change the narrative surrounding fertility and pregnancy, shifting the focus from "me" to "we."



    Supported by a team of industry-leading doctors and nutrition experts like Dr. Mark Hyman and Kelly LeVeque, WeNatal is committed to delivering an innovative prenatal option to the market, enabling couples and babies to thrive during the crucial growth stage of life.



    As with all their products, Wenatal undergoes third-party testing and is non-GMO, gluten-free, dairy-free, and soy-free. WeNatal’s goal is to help people navigate the increasingly complex and stressful world of preconception by providing a clean and trusted product!



    IN THIS EPISODE WE DISCUSS:


    Ronnie & Vida’s experiences with pregnancy loss
    Facts around declining male sperm quality
    The impact of endocrine disrupting chemicals on fertility & tips for switching to safer products
    Lifestyle/diet approaches to optimize fertility in men & women 
    Star ingredients in the Wenatal for men & women and why they support fertility and the genetic expression of a growing fetus
    Multivitamin vs. prenatal 
    Should you take a green powder on top of a multi/prenatal?
    Testing for fertility/hormones
    The power of mindset and gratitude practices
    Misconceptions about tracking apps



    RESOURCES:


    Take $50 off YHB's hormone testing & rebalancing package: https://www.yourhormonebalance.com/rebalance-rescue-guide




    Non toxic marketplaces we love for clean personal care products:
    https://www.thedetoxmarket.com/
    https://credobeauty.com




    Dr shana swan on endocrine disruptors: ⁠⁠https://www.mountsinai.org/about/newsroom/podcasts/road-resilience/archive/toxic-apocalypse⁠⁠



    CONNECT W/ WENATAL:


    Get a free bottle of WeNatal Omega DHA + with purchase of a WeNatal Subscription: ⁠https://wenatal.com/pages/partner?sscid=21k8_hy99u&⁠


    Follow Wenatal on instagram: https://www.instagram.com/we_natal/




    Prenatal conception guide: wenatal.com/guide




    EMAIL: care@wenatal.com



    CONNECT W/ RYE & JESS:

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    Follow Jess ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠@bodyblissbyjess⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠

    Follow Rye ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠@ryeburch⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠

    Follow ⁠⁠@yourhormonebalance

    • 1 hr 19 min
    Rye & Jess Share: BEST/WORST Habits, 2024 Edition (Including Our Favorite Morning/Skincare/Makeup/Exercise Routines).

    Rye & Jess Share: BEST/WORST Habits, 2024 Edition (Including Our Favorite Morning/Skincare/Makeup/Exercise Routines).

    It's time for another sister solo episode!

    This week, Jess & Rye share some challenges they faced towards the end of 2023, and how their daily routines and habits were impacted as a result. They share honestly about what's NOT been feeling good lately, as well as what they've been loving, including their current morning/skin care/exercise rituals and routines.

    Finally, Rye + Jess share the mindset work they're working on to invite in greater success, calm and abundance this year!



    RESOURCES MENTIONED:


    "Smart Goggles" by TheraGun for improved sleep & reduced anxiety & headaches (Rye uses for meditation / stress relief)
    Clearstem skincare for aging and/or acne prone skin (use code "YOURHORMONEBALANCE" for 15% off)



    MAKEUP WE LOVE:


    Iris & Romeo clean makeup/all-in-one skincare


    Saie
    Tower 28
    Kosas



    CLEAN MAKEUP/SKINCARE/PRODUCT MARKETPLACES:


    Detox Market
    Credo Beauty



    CONNECT W/ RYE & JESS:

    Instagram⁠ ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠@solo2.0podcast⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠

    Follow Jess ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠@bodyblissbyjess⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠

    Follow Rye ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠@ryeburch⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠

    Follow ⁠@yourhormonebalance

    • 1 hr 6 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
83 Ratings

83 Ratings

newmoonjules ,

Love the Solo 2.0 Podcast!

I’ve been a follower of this podcast for the past couple years and it is one of my favorite health and wellness podcasts that I listen to! I love hearing the different stories and guests, as well as the practical tips on how to take charge of your health and well-being in a balanced and non-restrictive way.

F Riesel ,

Amazing Podcast

The knowledge shared on all of these episodes shows and has helped me so much! One of my favorite podcasts!

Eryn Kush ,

A must listen for your health journey

I truly appreciate the approach Jess and Rye bring to healthy living in their podcast. They have helped me learn to be kind to myself and reach my health and fitness goals while still living life through their tips in their podcast. Their guests are knowledgeable and bring helpful changes to my lifestyle.

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