47 episodes

Welcome to the Bizzimumzi podcast, a weekly dose of parenting ups, downs and all arounds with your coffee-infused host, Ashley Verma. Each week Ashley is joined by a fellow striving, thriving and surviving Bizzimumzi - who will share their own journey. Think of this podcast as your safe space where we are not too hard on ourselves. We share our humility, relish in the failures and really give the high-fives for the big wins.

The Bizzimumzi podcast is not just about the pretty bits. Ashley and every Bizzimumzi guest is unapologetically At Its Best, even when “At Its Best” has paint on the walls, cries filling the room, and you haven’t washed your hair in forever. Welcome to Bizzimumzi.

The Bizzimumzi Podcast Ashley Verma

    • Kids & Family
    • 5.0 • 609 Ratings

Welcome to the Bizzimumzi podcast, a weekly dose of parenting ups, downs and all arounds with your coffee-infused host, Ashley Verma. Each week Ashley is joined by a fellow striving, thriving and surviving Bizzimumzi - who will share their own journey. Think of this podcast as your safe space where we are not too hard on ourselves. We share our humility, relish in the failures and really give the high-fives for the big wins.

The Bizzimumzi podcast is not just about the pretty bits. Ashley and every Bizzimumzi guest is unapologetically At Its Best, even when “At Its Best” has paint on the walls, cries filling the room, and you haven’t washed your hair in forever. Welcome to Bizzimumzi.

    S2/ E7: Anna Kaiser, Celebrity Trainer & CEO of Anna Kaiser Studios

    S2/ E7: Anna Kaiser, Celebrity Trainer & CEO of Anna Kaiser Studios

     
    Ashley is thrilled to meet and welcome Anna Kaiser onto this weeks Bizzimumzi podcast episode.
    Anna Kaiser is an American fitness authority and entrepreneur.  After earning a BFA in Dance from the University of California in 2002 (Cum Laude), she studied kinesiology, sports medicine, and functional anatomy at Mount Sinai Medical Center. She then went on to acquire teaching certificates in Pre/Post Natal, Pilates, TRX (Total Body Resistance Exercise), and NASM (The National Academy of Sports Medicine), CES (Corrective Exercise Specialist).
    Prior to committing to a career in fitness, Anna was a professional dancer and choreographer for over 20 years. Some of the highlights of her performance career include: resident choreographer for Live! W/Kelly, principal dancer/asst choreographer for Shakira’s “She Wolf” video, international tour of Fame!, Swing Dance America, Disney’s feature film Enchanted (principal dancer), Broadway’s 50th Anniversary of West Side Story, 50th Anniversary of Music Man, and the revival of Showboat at Carnegie Hall.  She has traveled internationally as a company dancer and performed the works of Paul Taylor, Jose Limon, Donald McKayle, and Bob Fosse.
    Her journey in fitness paralleled her career as a dancer.  She wanted to find a way to fuse the fun and celebratory spirit of dance with the efficacy of interval training.  Anna’s fitness career progressed as she lent her expertise to a number of workout programs including Beachbody’s Insanity and The Denise Austin Series. Her reputation for results quickly made her the preferred trainer of such celebrities as Kelly Ripa, Shakira, Karlie Kloss, Alicia Keys, and Sarah Jessica Parker.  Her first DVD Expecting More: The Complete Pregnancy Fitness System for Fit and Healthy Moms-to-Be, received rave reviews internationally, and received a GOLD medal at the National Parenting Publications Awards. (NAPPA) She then released her signature workout “Happy Hour” DVD which sold out nationwide.  In 2016 she co-hosted the prime-time ABC series “My Diet Is Better Than Yours.”.  The following year, Anna collaborated with Target and C9Champion to create the Anna Kaiser Limited Edition Collection, available in all stores nationwide. 
    With over 20 years of experience in all facets of the wellness world, Anna has helped transform thousands of clients’ lives through her workout program and namesake boutique fitness company, Anna Kaiser Studios, and has become one of the industry’s most highly respected and reputable experts.  Anna has been featured in Vogue, The NYTimes, NY Time Magazine, Business Insider, NY Post, People, US Weekly, SELF, Glamour, Shape, Hamptons Mag, WWD, E!, InStyle, W Magazine, Women’s Health, Well + Good, The Today Show, Good Morning America, Live! w/Kelly and Ryan  and she was named one of Greatist’s Top 100 Most influential people in Health and Fitness.  She is currently nominated for Fitness Trainer of the Year by the American Influencer Awards, was named “Reigning Queen of Fitness” by NBC, and was just added to the list of “Who’s Who in America.”  
    You can transform with Anna and her team on her international streaming platform, at one of her infamous retreats, or at one of her three luxury fitness studios located in NYC, East Hampton, New Canaan, CT (more info: annakaiserstudios.com).  Follow her @theannakaiser on social
    The Bizzimumzi Podcast is brought to you by coffee-infused host Ashley Verma. This show is created to share all the ups, downs and all arounds of the wild world of parenting. Each week Ashley will be joined by a fellow inspiring, thriving and surviving Bizzimumzi – who will share their own journey. This podcast is your weekly opportunity to take a deep breath as we try to navigate the wild world of parenting; think of this podcast as the safe space where we are not too hard on ourselves, we share our humility and relish in overcoming the inevitable

    • 41 min
    S2/ E6: Hollie Adams & son Ashton Adams, Full House

    S2/ E6: Hollie Adams & son Ashton Adams, Full House

     
    Ashley is thrilled to bring you a bonus episode this week with longtime friend from West Virgina, Hollie Adams. 
     
    Hollie Adams was born and raised in Wheeling, West Virginia. She attended Bethany College where she graduated with a communications degree. Her high school sweetheart, Chad Adams, stayed committed throughout the journey and they have now been married for over 22 years. They have 6 children together which makes their household very much a, Full House. 
     
    Ashley and Hollie dive into conversation about all the ups and downs of managing a full house. The demands it brings from each childs individual personalities and how she and Chad make time for themselves. 
     
    An added bonus to this already fab chat, Hollie's eldest son, Ashton, joins in on the chat to share how he has big shoes to fill as a big brother. He admits it did make him grow up faster but he takes the role seriously and enjoys the challenges that come his way. 
     
    The Bizzimumzi Podcast is brought to you by coffee-infused host Ashley Verma. This show is created to share all the ups, downs and all arounds of the wild world of parenting. Each week Ashley will be joined by a fellow inspiring, thriving and surviving Bizzimumzi – who will share their own journey. This podcast is your weekly opportunity to take a deep breath as we try to navigate the wild world of parenting; think of this podcast as the safe space where we are not too hard on ourselves, we share our humility and relish in overcoming the inevitable failures that simply happen. This is a podcast for those who are unapologetically At Its Best, even when 'At its Best' means the dishes aren't done, there is crayon on the walls and your hair hasn't been washed in forever. We Are Bizzimumzi.  We love hearing from you! Get in touch with any topic suggestions, questions and feedback at: info@bizzimumzi.com
      
     

    • 45 min
    S2/ EP 5: Sergei Urban, The Dad Lab

    S2/ EP 5: Sergei Urban, The Dad Lab

    Today Ashley welcome's Sergei Urban, creator of famed YouTube channel The Dad Lab, on for a Bizzimumzi chat. 
     
    Sergei is a You Tube legend! With over a billion views on you tube, after he turned his hobby of science experiments with his children into a full time job! He is working hard to share educational toys and science experiments with kids – and we love his videos.
     
    On today's Bizzimumzi episode we chat all things Dad Lab, how it was to go viral overnight, and how Sergei educates himself on the experiments before sharing them, when he isn’t from an educational or science background. Sergei delved into his own childhood – and tells us how he helped his dad build a house a kid… even making bricks from scratch! We talk about his two sons, how they love the science stuff, but also follow their own passions, and how Sergei sees parts of himself in his children – especially when they aren’t listening to him!
     
    The Bizzimumzi Podcast is brought to you by coffee-infused host Ashley Verma. This show is created to share all the ups, downs and all arounds of the wild world of parenting. Each week Ashley will be joined by a fellow inspiring, thriving and surviving Bizzimumzi – who will share their own journey. This podcast is your weekly opportunity to take a deep breath as we try to navigate the wild world of parenting; think of this podcast as the safe space where we are not too hard on ourselves, we share our humility and relish in overcoming the inevitable failures that simply happen. This is a podcast for those who are unapologetically At Its Best, even when 'At its Best' means the dishes aren't done, there is crayon on the walls and your hair hasn't been washed in forever. We Are Bizzimumzi.  We love hearing from you! Get in touch with any topic suggestions, questions and feedback at: info@bizzimumzi.com
     
     

    • 30 min
    S2/ EP 4: Rosey Davidson, Sleep Consultant & Author of Just Chill Baby Sleep

    S2/ EP 4: Rosey Davidson, Sleep Consultant & Author of Just Chill Baby Sleep

     
    This week Ashley is joined in conversation with Rosey Davidson, creator of Just Chill Baby Sleep.
     
    Rosey is an infant Sleep Consultant, mum of three, NSPCC Campaigner for Childhood and founder of Just Chill Baby Sleep. Rosey is passionate about demystifying sleep information and empowering parents to become their child’s sleep expert. "Sleep shouldn’t be complicated – sometimes we just need someone to hold our hand and give us practical, actionable advice", shares Rosey. "You shouldn’t have to suffer through unnecessary sleep deprivation. Everyone deserves a good night’s sleep."
     
    Well I couldn't agree more with Rosey's mission for a good nights sleep. In this epsiode we dive in chatting about how to achieve that perfect nights rest, how its not only imprtant for the little but also for you and Rosey also shares all the details about her new book, Just Chill Baby Sleep.
     
     
    The Bizzimumzi Podcast is brought to you by coffee-infused host Ashley Verma. This show is created to share all the ups, downs and all arounds of the wild world of parenting. Each week Ashley will be joined by a fellow inspiring, thriving and surviving Bizzimumzi – who will share their own journey. This podcast is your weekly opportunity to take a deep breath as we try to navigate the wild world of parenting; think of this podcast as the safe space where we are not too hard on ourselves, we share our humility and relish in overcoming the inevitable failures that simply happen. This is a podcast for those who are unapologetically At Its Best, even when 'At its Best' means the dishes aren't done, there is crayon on the walls and your hair hasn't been washed in forever. We Are Bizzimumzi.  We love hearing from you! Get in touch with any topic suggestions, questions and feedback at: info@bizzimumzi.com
     
     
     
     
     
     

    • 28 min
    S2/ EP 3: Nicole Trunfio, Founder/CEO of Bumpsuit

    S2/ EP 3: Nicole Trunfio, Founder/CEO of Bumpsuit

    Today Ashley welcomes Nicole Trunfio for a Bizzimumzi chat. 
     
     
     
    Nicole is an Aussie gal who made her way to America gracing the covers of various fashion magazines such as Elle, Vogue, Harpers Bazaar and so many more. Nicole is the founder & CEO of Bumpsuit  A  maternity brand that is redefining pregnancy style. BUMPSUIT is an essential layer for pregnancy and beyond, changing the landscape of maternity wear as we know it. Created to empower women to feel chic and supported, and be a sustainable option during a time of transition. BUMPSUIT can be worn,pre,during,and post-pregnancy. The material gently stretches with the body as it moves through all stages of womanhood, making it the perfect base layer and investment for the future. 
     
     
     
    In this Bizzimumzi chat they discuss:
     
     
     
    - Breaking away from the modeling world
     
     
     
    - Making America home
     
     
     
    - Creating a blended family and what highs and lows it can bring
     
     
     
    - Creating Bumpsuit
     
     
     
    - Inspiration to have it all
     
     
     
    The Bizzimumzi Podcast is brought to you by coffee-infused host Ashley Verma. This show is created to share all the ups, downs and all arounds of the wild world of parenting. Each week Ashley will be joined by a fellow inspiring, thriving and surviving Bizzimumzi – who will share their own journey. This podcast is your weekly opportunity to take a deep breath as we try to navigate the wild world of parenting; think of this podcast as the safe space where we are not too hard on ourselves, we share our humility and relish in overcoming the inevitable failures that simply happen. This is a podcast for those who are unapologetically At Its Best, even when 'At its Best' means the dishes aren't done, there is crayon on the walls and your hair hasn't been washed in forever. We Are Bizzimumzi.  We love hearing from you! Get in touch with any topic suggestions, questions and feedback at: info@bizzimumzi.com
     

    • 48 min
    S2/ EP 2: Extra Lucky Moms, Jess Quarello & Taryn Lagonigro

    S2/ EP 2: Extra Lucky Moms, Jess Quarello & Taryn Lagonigro

    Today Ashley is joined in coversation with Jess & Taryn, the co-founders of Extra Lucky Moms. Two friends who want to share in the joy that comes with being a disability mom.
     
    The gals share being a special needs mom can sometimes mean that YOU are pushed to the bottom of the list. Taryn & Jess get it – there’s a thousand things to do and only 24 hours in the day. But self-care comes in many forms…it might be a five minute chat with a girlfriend, doing your makeup one morning or carving out an hour a week for yoga. And sometimes it’s just knowing that you are seen and heard. 
     
    We know you feel extra lucky to know your children and we are extra lucky to have you here. 
     
    The Bizzimumzi podcast epsiodes touches on:
     
    -Building freindships
     
    -Chatting about having more kids
     
    -Navigating unexpected news when your child is born
     
    -How we need to ask more questions with your health care provider for reassurance 
     
    - The importance of building an Extra Lucky space for parents navigating the wild world of parenthood.
     
     
    The Bizzimumzi Podcast is brought to you by coffee-infused host Ashley Verma. This show is created to share all the ups, downs and all arounds of the wild world of parenting. Each week Ashley will be joined by a fellow inspiring, thriving and surviving Bizzimumzi – who will share their own journey. This podcast is your weekly opportunity to take a deep breath as we try to navigate the wild world of parenting; think of this podcast as the safe space where we are not too hard on ourselves, we share our humility and relish in overcoming the inevitable failures that simply happen. This is a podcast for those who are unapologetically At Its Best, even when 'At its Best' means the dishes aren't done, there is crayon on the walls and your hair hasn't been washed in forever. We Are Bizzimumzi. 

    We love hearing from you! Get in touch with any topic suggestions, questions and feedback at: info@bizzimumzi.com
     
     
     
     

    • 38 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
609 Ratings

609 Ratings

robertemendivil ,

Like it.

I like this podcast for not being over the top and "trying too hard". Real life stories that are engaging. Keep going, Ash!

marvinnhesson212 ,

Really good.

Keeping any eye on this show. My bets are that it takes off!

alanshooks26 ,

Good Work!

Some guest fall flat but overall Ashley helps to keep the momentum going.

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