The Alignment Show was created by Melissa Ebling and Lexi DeYoung to help you bring every area of your life into alignment. Your health and fitness, your relationships, your habits and routines and your actions. Our goal around here is to help women look and feel their best, find their balance and live with confidence so that they can THRIVE
EP 072: HEAD COACH HANNAH BURNESS ON ALL THINGS HORMONAL BIRTH CONTROL!
Today I'm joined by Alignment Athletics head coach, Hannah Burness, and we're chatting all about hormonal birth control. It's always our goal to provide education to women around this topic, while still holding space for whatever you choose for YOU and YOUR body! 3
Today's episode includes:
- how the pill was revolutionary for women
- how BC works in the body to prevent pregnancy
- things we wish doctors shared with women
- tips for reaching health & fitness goals while on BC
- how to support your body coming off BC
- when to get bloodwork post-BC
- alternatives for hormonal birth control
Be sure to follow Hannah & shoot her a DM if you have further questions or need guidance!
Hannah's Instagram: @hannah.burness
EP 071: MELISSA JONES ON OPTIMIZING YOUR CYCLE, PRACTICING SELF-LOVE, & LIVING IN FEMININE FLOW
Melissa Jones is a decorated speaker, former Miss USA contestant, and the author of The intentional Woman Aligned with Love, a book about intentional living for women. Melissa is also the founder of Arlene Cycle Support, a womens-health company developing essential mineral and antioxidant systems formulated to aid in achieving optimal wellness and hormonal stability. Melissa is passionate about helping women connect more deeply with their body, practice self-love and activate the body’s ability to heal itself.
In this episode, we talk about Melissa's struggle with adrenal fatigue, burnout, and lack of energy -- which led her to discover the power of essential minerals and the role they play in our overall health. We discuss why the menstrual cycle is our superpower and how to optimize your health so it's not such a negative experience every month, as well as how environmental toxins affect our cycles and ways to avoid them.
Please share this with every woman in your life!
Melissa's instagram: @meliss.jones
Arlene Cycle Support instagram: @arlene.cycle.support
Arlene Cycle Support website
EP 070: THE TRUTH ABOUT CYCLE SYNCING + WHAT I RECOMMEND INSTEAD
This topic has been trending across social media for awhile, and today I'm sharing my thoughts on the pros/cons and whether this approach will *actually* help you reach your fitness goals or not. Can't wait to hear your feedback!
Melissa's Instagram: @melissajane_fit
EP 069: DR. WENDIE TRUBOW ON DITCHING TOXINS, LOOKING GREAT, & FEELING FREAKING AMAZING!
Wendie Trubow, MD, MBA, IFM certified practitioner, is passionate about helping women optimize their health and lives as a functional medicine gynecologist. Through her struggles with mold and metal toxicity, Celiac disease, and other health issues, Trubow has developed a deep sense of compassion and expertise for what her patients are facing.
She is the co-author of Dirty Girl: Ditch the Toxins, Look Great, and Feel Freaking Amazing and has been regularly featured in MindBodyGreen and Huffington Post.
She is an accomplished speaker and previously had her own television show. She is on the faculty at A4M and a speaker for their conferences, along with other national societies. She and her partner will be releasing their next book in 2024.
In today's episode, we discuss Dr. Trubow's journey with toxins herself, easy ways to categorize toxins, what to look out for, and how exactly you can make cleaner choices in all different areas of your life. We focus largely on the fact that it's NOT all-or-nothing! Living in today's world exposes us to a vast amount of toxins daily, but that doesn't mean that you can't make swaps here and there for an overall healthier life.
Environmental Working Group website
Dr. Trubow's brick & mortar site in Boston
Dr. Trubow's online practice, including chapter 1 of her book, a nontoxic guide to healthy living, and a quiz to assess your toxin exposure!
EP 068: GRACE EMMONS ON SCIENCE-BACKED ENERGY HEALING + TRANSFORMATION
Grace Emmons is the founder of Forward With Grace and the only Reiki Master with degrees in Biomedical Engineering from USC and Psychology from Columbia! Through her work, she focuses on scientifically-backed energy healing with her clients so they can confidently pave their own path.
Between her degrees and her experience with energy work, Grace truly bridges the gap between science and spirituality and acts as a high vibrational channel for the healing of others, as well as bringing some of the "woo-woo" back down to earth and making it easily understandable.
Forward With Grace is the first spiritual consultancy of its kind facilitating transformations for CEOs, celebrities, and high-powered individuals from Silicon Beach to Malibu along with leading companies such as the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences, Toms, Talkspace, Revolve, Dermalogica, and LiquidIV.
In this episode, we cover Grace's story and how she ended up in the world of energy work, how body/heart/mind coherence affects us, client transformation stories, and how to get started on doing this work on yourself. Enjoy!
Grace's Instagram: @forwardwgrace
EP 067: TAYLOR STONE ON ALCHEMICAL ENERGY HEALING TO MANIFEST YOUR DREAM LIFE
Taylor Stone is a leader in higher consciousness, self-mastery, and energetics. Through her top rated podcast "Vibe Higher," her expansive courses and mentorship, and a health science degree, Taylor helps women create their individual heaven on earth and step into their power to impact the world - you guys are going to LOVE this episode, even if you think energy healing is a little "out there," Taylor really breaks it down and explains these concepts extremely well.
Taylor's Instagram: @iamtaylorstone
Good energy, good info
You can tell that Melissa and Lexi genuinely care about what they do. They have great knowledge, are very relatable, and are really focused on being as helpful as possible. Give an episode a try and you’ll see what I mean!
ALIGNMENT GANG GANG GANG!
So holistic and practical, ladies. Thank you for keeping the value coming 🙏!
Love this podcast!
Lexi and Melissa are such genuine, caring people and it shows through their social media and on this podcast. I love listening to their perspectives and how this podcast is more lifestyle focused so it is related to everyone (even those of us that aren’t entrepreneurs). The sound quality could be improved but that’s my only suggestion. Love them and this podcast!