We are given the gift of intuition on how to care for ourselves and our families, but too often we forsake that knowledge for the voice of authority. Out of fear and under stress, we listen silently as conventional experts provide their advice, while reluctantly shutting down our own instincts that are telling us there may be another way.
Green Tea Conversations (Sundays 10 AM on AM950) is for people who are on a journey to take responsibility for their health and wellbeing. Your host, Candi Broeffle, publisher of Natural Awakenings Twin Cities magazine, brings you highly qualified professionals who share the latest natural approaches in nutrition, fitness, creative expression, personal growth, and sustainable living in a fun and informative way. Grab a cup of tea and join the conversation, as we awaken to natural health. Visit NaturalTwinCities.com for more information.
Hope Academy: Nurturing Minds for a Remarkable Future with OQuba Duressa, Tony Morales and Anaya
August 29, 2023 • 47 MIN
Get ready for an inspiring journey into the heart of education as we bring you a captivating episode of Green Tea Conversations. Join us in discovering the transformative power of Hope Academy, a private, faith-based, and Christ-centered institution dedicated to providing urban youth with a God-centered education.
Founded with a vision to foster hope and empower the next generation, Hope Academy stands as a beacon of opportunity, offering faith-based classical education, discipline, high expectations, parental involvement, accountability, and a unique partner funding model that opens doors to all. With insights from Student Recruiters, OQuba Duressa and Tony Morales, as well as first-grade student, Anaya, we explore the school's programs, values, and the impact it has on shaping young minds and hearts. If you're seeking an educational experience that nurtures academic excellence and spiritual growth, this episode is a must-listen.
Unlocking the Mind: Navigating Nootropics for Cognitive Enhancement
July 30, 2023 • 47 MIN
In this episode of Green Tea Conversations, we delve into the captivating world of nootropic supplements with special guest, renowned expert and author, David Tomen. David's personal journey began when he was diagnosed with adult ADD, leading him on a quest to find solutions for his struggles with focus, depression, and memory loss. Prescription stimulants provided temporary relief, but he soon discovered a new path to cognitive enhancement and brain optimization through nootropic supplements.
Join us as David shares his profound transformation, which inspired him to found NootropicsExpert.com and write two influential books, Secrets of the Optimized Brain and Head First: The Complete Guide to Healing and Optimizing Your Brain with Nootropic Supplements. In this insightful conversation, David reveals the power of nootropics, the science behind their effectiveness, and practical tips for selecting and using these supplements to enhance mental clarity and memory. Get ready to unlock the potential of your mind as we explore the world of nootropic supplements and empower you to take control of your cognitive health. Tune in to Green Tea Conversations and embark on a journey of self-discovery and cognitive transformation with David Tomen as your guide.
Mind-Shift: Ketamine Assisted Psychotherapy Unveiled with Dr. Erica Burger & Dr. Ciara Christensen
July 9, 2023 • 47 MIN
In this empowering episode of Green Tea Conversations, we delve into the world of Ketamine Assisted Therapy and Psychedelic Integration with our two guests, Dr. Erica Burger from Driftless Integrative Psychiatry and Dr. Ciara Christenson from Psychology Services. Join us as we unravel the transformative power of this groundbreaking therapeutic approach.
Dr. Burger and Dr. Christenson expertly guide us through the intricacies of Ketamine Assisted Therapy, shedding light on how it is conducted at both low and high doses. Discover how patients can expect a profound shift in consciousness, opening new doors for exploration and healing. With their deep understanding of trauma, they share how this therapy assists individuals in safely and compassionately navigating their traumatic experiences, offering hope and potential for profound transformation. Additionally, we delve into their upcoming retreat, a four-day immersive experience for healthcare providers to learn more about, and experience, Ketamine Assisted Therapy and Psychedelic Integration Breathwork in a supportive and safe environment.
Empowering Women's Health: Unveiling the Hidden Power of Hormones with April Jones, ND
May 14, 2023 • 47 MIN
In this episode, we embark on an empowering exploration of women's health with Naturopathic Doctor April Jones. Join us as we unravel the intricacies of the hormone harmony journey, delving into not only hormone health but also a wide range of topics that impact women's well-being.
From understanding hormone imbalances like PCOS, post-pill syndrome, and thyroid disorders such as Hashimoto's, Dr. Jones imparts her expertise to shed light on these common concerns. We also delve into the remarkable nuances of the menstrual cycle, fertility optimization, pregnancy support, and the essential care required during the transformative phases of perimenopause and menopause.
Dr. April Jones is a passionate advocate for women's health who shares invaluable insights and actionable advice to empower you on your unique wellness path. To learn more about Dr. Jones and the work she does, visit AprilJonesND.com.
HeartMath: Master Stress, Transform Your Life
May 7, 2023 • 47 MIN
In this episode, we welcome back Bruce Cryer of Renaissance Human and the former CEO of HeartMath, and Regan Caruthers, founder of the Aset Yogo Center. In this captivating episode, we delve into the world of HeartMath, a cutting-edge system for managing stress and enhancing emotional well-being.
Our expert guests explain the science behind HeartMath, how it connects the heart, brain, and nervous system, and why heart coherence is essential. Learn about HeartMath techniques and how they can be seamlessly integrated into daily routines for lasting change. Listen in to hear inspiring success stories and find out how you can leverage the power of HeartMath to transform your life, improve resilience, and adapt to life's challenges with ease.
To learn more about Bruce Cryer and Renaissance Human, visit BruceCryer.com. To learn more about Regan Caruthers, and to register for the October 2023 HeartMath training, visit AsetYogaCenter.com.
Transforming Your Life with Integrative Health Coaching with Bruce Cryer and Amy Dailey
April 23, 2023 • 47 MIN
In this episode, we introduce you to Bruce Cryer and Amy Dailey, from Salem University’s Integrative Health Institute, who explore the world of health coaching and how it can help you transform your health and the lives of others.
Bruce and Amy also share Salem’s new Integrative Health Coaching Certificate Program, a 16-week program that is designed to educate professionals interested in coaching others to peak wellness. Students will develop the skills necessary to build the coaching relationship from start to finish with an emphasis on integrative health practices and principles.
Whether you are an allied health professional, traditional or alternative medicine practitioner, nurse, fitness professional, athletic coach, whole person-centered wellness enthusiast or professional, diabetes prevention professional, healthcare organization, self-insured corporation, or school, this program is perfect for anyone interested in becoming a health coach!
Classes Start May 1, 2023. To receive a 20% discount off the program's cost, use the code CNA20KWW when enrolling. For more information, visit SalemU.edu/Integrative-Health-Institute.
United by TikTok: The Power of Friendship with Erica Schulte King
April 16, 2023 • 47 MIN
In this episode, we sit down with Erica Schulte King, the founder of Kookaburra Meets. We explore her journey of creating a viral TikTok post about the difficulty in making friendships, that led to a gathering of 100 women for an unforgettable meetup. Erica shares how Kookaburra Meets has fostered genuine friendships and discusses upcoming events scheduled throughout this spring and summer. Additionally, we delve into her new business venture as a marketing and branding consultant for small businesses, revealing her passion for supporting local entrepreneurs. Tune in for an inspiring conversation about friendship, empowerment, and chasing your dreams. For more information, visit KookaburraMeets.com.
Bringing Your Vision to Life in 2023 with Leah Martinson
January 8, 2023 • 47 MIN
Are you ready to bring your vision to life? 2023 promises to be an important time in history, and for those who are clear on the future they want to create, it is an incredible opportunity to make it happen.
In this episode, we meet Leah Martinson, owner of Visionairium in Minneapolis, who shares with us the coaching approach that enables her clients to become clear on where they are going and how they can release the limiting beliefs and expectations that have held them back from obtaining their dream life. Leah also shares her personal intuition development journey and how she chose to serve others through coaching and bodywork. For more information about Leah and the work she does, or to schedule a free discovery session, visit Visionairium.com.
Learning Opportunities to Grow Your Herbal Knowledge with Linda Conroy
January 1, 2023 • 48 MIN
Meet Linda Conroy, owner of Moonwise Herbs in Stoughton, WI, and the founder of the Midwest Women’s Herbal Conference. Linda is a practicing herbalist, who provides education, workshops, and apprenticeships, as well as individual consultations. In this episode, Linda tells us about the women's wellness series called In Our Own Hands, featuring virtual classes where participants will learn how to discover their own voices, nourish themselves, and partner with herbal medicine to heal their loved ones.
She also explains the variety of online classes that anyone can take from the comfort of their home to learn all about herbal medicine, edibles, mushrooms, and more. Finally, Linda shares about the impressive lineup of this year’s speakers at the upcoming Midwest Women's Herbal Conference which is taking place May 26-28 in Almond, WI, and reminds us that if you want to partake in this annual event, you must register early as they will sell out.
To learn more about the work Linda does, visit MoonWiseHerbs.com. To learn more about the Midwest Women’s Herbal Conference and the virtual/online classes, visit MidwestWomensHerbal.com.
Including Creativity in Our Overall Wellness with Courtney Burton
December 18, 2022 • 47 MIN
Meet Courtney Burton of Courtney Burton Coaching and learn how she uses creativity with her clients to open possibilities, reduce stress, and help them connect to their greater knowing. She describes her work with leaders and organizations and shares how she uses the DiSC® assessment and its related tools to help them build better teams and realize the results they are seeking to retain employees and gain greater profits.
Courtney also shares her innovative approach called Re-Fire Upment, in which she coaches clients who are preparing for retirement to consider how they can bring purpose and meaning into this time, while preparing for the impending changes mentally, physically, spiritually, and socially.
To learn how you can work with Courtney, visit CourtneyBurtonCoaching.com.
Wishing You a Swinging Holiday - Cost: $25. Location: Brianno’s Chart House, 11287 Klamath Trail, Lakeville. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. Tickets are available at Eventbrite.
The Great American Songbook - Cost: $34 and up. Location: Minnesota Masonic Heritage Center, 11411 Masonic Home Dr., Bloomington. For more information, visit ChartHouseLive.MickSterlingPresents.com
The Problems Caused by Root Canals with Dr. Holly Thompson
December 4, 2022 • 47 MIN
Dr. Holly Thompson of Natural Smiles Dental Care explains how root canals are often the cause of undiagnosed health issues many of her clients face. This typical dental procedure can cost several thousands of dollars yet leaves the dead tooth in the mouth which is often infected and diseased. Years later unexplained pain and health issues arise, which may be connected to the root canal from the past.
Dr. Thompson explains why Natural Smiles Dental Care has a no-root canal policy and why she is removing dozens of them every week. She shares the latest research on the dangers of root canals and the state-of-the-art products they use to ensure the best possible success for their patients.
To learn more, and to make an appointment, visit NaturalSmilesDental.com.
Professionals Providing Grief Support with Annette Rugolo, Courtney Burton, Barb Ryan, and Amy Nesdahl
November 27, 2022 • 47 MIN
In this episode, we introduce four presenters of the Reclaiming Joy: Healing Grief Together virtual series. Annette Rugolo, Courtney Burton, Barb Ryan, and Amy Nesdahl share how they use their individual techniques to help clients heal from difficult situations. To register, visit grief.natwincities.com.
Confidently Coaching Others Through Grief with Pat Sheveland
November 24, 2022 • 47 MIN
In this episode, we meet Pat Sheveland of the Confident Grief Coach School in Minneapolis, as we discuss the upcoming Reclaiming Joy: Healing Grief Together Retreat on December 4. Pat is the keynote speaker for the event, and she shares some of the information she will be providing during the retreat, including the latest research on the impact grieving has on our brains. She also explains a simple, yet powerful tool called B.R.E.A.T.H.E. which is her coaching model for grief.
We also learn about her online grief coach certification program for those who want to assist others who are grieving deeply to acknowledge their sorrows and embrace their grief by giving it the time and attention it deserves, so they can live a peaceful, happy, and purposeful life.
For more information and to register for the Reclaiming Joy: Healing Grief Together Retreat on December 4, visit Grief.NATwinCities.com. Cost: $99 (includes free Wisdom Listening Session or Reiki Session, continental breakfast, and boxed lunch.) Location: Carondelet Center, 1890 Randolph Avenue, St. Paul.
For more information and to apply for the Confident Grief Coach Certification program, visit HealingFamilyGrief.com.
Learning Events for Your Spiritual Growth
August 21, 2022 • 47 MIN
In this episode of Green Tea Conversations, Nea Clare of Yesward Coaching shares about her upcoming The Light Up! events, with the first being held Sunday, August 28. The Light Up! is an opportunity for you to connect with a community of like-SOULed beings for inspiration, connection, and alignment. Learn about this monthly event that includes guest artist/speaker, featured vendors, and a channeled message from Nea Clare. For more information, and to register, visit YeswardCoaching.com.
This episode also includes an interview with Annette Rugolo who shares her upcoming Autumn Equinox Spiritual Retreat on September 19-22 in Minneapolis. In this three-and-a-half day retreat, you will join a group of powerful lightworkers to clear karma for our country, anchor light for the United States in power places around Minneapolis, and connect with and activate other power centers in the country, and connect with the energetic heart of the country. For more information, and to register, visit AnnetteRugolo.com.
Seeq-ing A Better Protein
August 1, 2022 • 47 MIN
Meet Ben Zaver and Hannah Perez of SEEQ, a local supplier of a high-quality protein drink that drinks more like a clear juice rather than a creamy shake. Zaver takes us through his journey of starting the business and the growing pains they have experienced, and Perez shares the marketing strategy that has helped them fully sell out their stock, before it is even delivered! To learn more about SEEQ and to place an order, visit SEEQSupply.com.
You will also meet Travis Barvke, Chief Strategy and Operating Officer at Choice Bank. Barkve shares about a new initiative called #PeopleFirst Pantry, which provides food free of charge for the community. Inspired by the Free Little Pantry movement, #PeopleFirst Pantries are a community-driven solution to make food available to families and individuals who may not be able to meet their everyday food and personal needs. Whether it is a need for food or a need to give, these pantries will help feed neighbors and nourish neighborhoods. To learn more and to make a donation, visit BankWithChoice.com.
Saving Big with Couponing with Luellen Marfoe
July 10, 2022 • 47 MIN
Meet Luellen Marfoe, social media influencer and YouTube creator of Savvy Coupon Shopper, as she shares her tips and techniques to help us save money on the products we need for our family or to donate to our favorite charities. In this episode, Luellen focuses on shopping at CVS, teaches us how to stack coupons and introduces several rebate apps that enable us to achieve maximum savings. To learn more, be sure to follow her on Instagram and YouTube at SavvyCouponShopper.
Moving from Hesitant to Hell Yes! with Nea Clare
May 16, 2022 • 47 MIN
Today we welcome back to Green Tea Conversations, our friend and Transformational Life Coach, Nea Clare. Nea discusses the value of hesitancy and the issues it can cause when we fear moving forward. She also introduces us to her new program, How to Move from Hesitant to Hell Yes, and how it can help us to finally make the changes in our lives necessary to reach our goals. To learn more, visit YesWardCoaching.com.
Nutrition for Health and Wellbeing with Chelsea Kazmierczak-Goethel
May 8, 2022 • 47 MIN
Meet Chelsea Kazmierczak-Goethel, a holistic nutrition practitioner at MetroEast Natural Healing Center, in Oakdale. She introduces us to Nutrition Response Testing, a non-invasive system of analyzing the body to determine the underlying causes of ill or non-optimum health. Chelsea also shares her extensive knowledge of nutrition and how it impacts our bodies, the benefits of the ketogenic diet, breaking the addiction of sugar, and more! To learn more about MetroEast Natural Healing Center and to make an appointment, visit NutritionChiropractic.com or call 651-771-1703.
Spring Herbs and Edibles for You with Linda Conroy
May 1, 2022 • 47 MIN
Meet Linda Conroy, owner of Moonwise Herbs out of Stoughton, WI. Linda is a practicing herbalist, who provides herbal education, workshops and apprenticeships, as well as individual consultations and her herb store. She is also a community organizer and the founder of the Midwest Women’s Herbal Conference. Linda shares her expertise to educate us on spring herbs and edibles for foraging, as well as those we need to be mindful of conserving. She also provides information about the upcoming Midwest Women's Herbal Conference and the classes and workshops for those interested in learning all about herbal medicine, edibles, mushrooms and more! To learn more about the work that Linda does, visit MoonWiseHerbs.com. To learn more about the Midwest Women’s Herbal Conference and to register for the pre-conference workshops, visit MidwestWomensHerbal.com.
The Quantum Colors and Inner Diamond with Annette Rugolo
April 18, 2022 • 47 MIN
Welcome to another insightful discussion with our dear friend, Annette Rugolo, environmental healer, soul coach, global teacher and speaker, and author of the book Soul Whisperer: Releasing Lost Souls. In this episode, Annette shares information about her upcoming course Inner Diamond Basics and the knowledge you will acquire should you attend. We delve into a simple 10-minute meditation that will transform your life and how you can use the quantum colors to work with and shift energy. We also get into a fascinating conversation about the transitional time our world is now experiencing as we move from the Piscean Age to the Aquarian Age. For more information about Annette, and to register for the class, visit AnnetteRugolo.com.
Seeing Extra in the Ordinary with Ragan Balzer
April 10, 2022 • 48 MIN
Meet Wellness Life Coach, Ragan Balzer of Finding Extra in the Ordinary. Ragan says it's crucial to remember this simple truth: gratitude changes the brain. Join us as we discuss the power of gratitude, the importance of being mindful of what you allow into your thinking, and how taking simple steps every day can reap big benefits. To learn more about Ragan, and to schedule, a free discovery call, visit SeeingExtraInTheOrdinary.com.
What to Look for When Hiring a Personal Trainer with Jeffrey Scott
April 5, 2022 • 43 MIN
Meet Jeffrey Scott, an EXOS certified performance specialist, and founder of ME&I Fitness and Performance in Minneapolis. Jeffrey provides valuable information on what to look for when hiring a personal trainer and the red flags you should watch out for. He also shares about a new program they are offering called The Fit Start Plan, which provides two weeks of free personal training and gym membership to experience what working with a personal trainer can do for you. To sign up, visit FitStartPlan.com To learn more about Jeffrey and how his team can help you reach your fitness goals, visit MEandIFP.com.
Why Conventional Medicine Isn’t Working for You with Dr. Martin Furlong
February 13, 2022 • 43 MIN
Meet Dr. Martin Furlong, owner and clinic director of MetroEast Natural Healing Center who shares a highly effective method to finding the underlying causes of your chronic conditions, dysfunction, or disease, and find out how to solve them WITHOUT drugs, prescriptions, or surgery. Topics include nutrition response testing, unique specific chiropractic, health coaching, and the negative effects of inflammation in the body. Dr. Furlong also invites you to attend his informational webinar entitled, “Why Conventional Medicine Isn’t Working for You,” which you can register for by visiting Heal.NutritionChiropractic.com. To learn more and to make an appointment, visit NutritionChiropractic.com.
Macular Regeneration: A Holistic Approach to Regaining Sight with Guy Odishaw
January 30, 2022 • 43 MIN
Meet Guy Odishaw, Bioelectric Medicine practitioner and founder of the Bhakti Wellness Clinic in Edina. Odishaw shares their innovative Macular Regeneration Program that has successfully helped many clients to regain or maintain sight due to degenerative eye diseases. He introduces us to the effectiveness of the therapies, including acupuncture, bioelectric medicine, infrared light therapy, and chinese herbs and how each is used for a successful outcome. To learn more and to make an appointment, visit BhaktiClinic.com.
Dowsing Your Home for Health and Harmony with Annette Rugolo
January 2, 2022 • 43 MIN
Meet Annette Rugolo, an environmental healing consultant, global teacher, speaker, and author of the book Soul Whisperer: Releasing Lost Souls as she talks about the benefits of dowsing your home, creating a healthy and peaceful home. Rugolo discusses the Diamond Dowsing technique and how she uses it to not only identify, but reverse negative vortexes, and cure geopathic stresses, interference lines and Hartmann and Curry lines. She also shares about her upcoming Diamond Dowsing Basics class that listeners can join to learn how to do all of this for themselves and their loved ones. For more information and to book an appointment, visit AnnetteRugolo.com
Bioelectric Medicine: A Natural Approach to All that Ails You with Guy Odishaw
December 12, 2021 • 43 MIN
Meet Guy Odishaw, Bioelectric Medicine practitioner and founder of the Bhakti Wellness Clinic in Edina. Guy introduces us to Bioelectric Medicine and shares the research behind its effectiveness in treating pain and mental health issues such as depression and anxiety. He also explains how it is used in his clinic for wound healing and • esthetic skin care. To learn more and to make an appointment, visit BhaktiClinic.com.
What is Crypto-Currency Anyway? Part Two with Matt Ferrin
November 14, 2021 • 43 MIN
Matt Ferrin, Chief Financial Officer of Northwoods Credit Union, returns to continue our conversation about cryptocurrency and shares his thoughts on the future of bitcoin and the impacts of blockchain. For more information about Northwoods Credit Union, visit NorthwoodsCU.org.
What is Crypto-Currency Anyway? Part One with Matt Ferrin
November 7, 2021 • 43 MIN
Matt Ferrin, Chief Financial Officer of Northwoods Credit Union begins the explanation of cryptocurrency by introducing the blockchain. Through engaging stories and analogies, he brings understanding of this new record-keeping system and explains its benefits and disadvantages. Ferrin also shares the history of bitcoin. For more information about Northwoods Credit Union, visit NorthwoodsCU.org.
Good Health and the Happy COW with Master Hong Kim
October 31, 2021 • 43 MIN
Meet Master Hong Kim, owner and instructor at Body and Brain Yoga in Minnetonka as he explains the significance of thoughts and emotions on physical health. Master Hong describes how the stresses experienced in 2020 and 2021 have caused many to approach life from a state of fear and anger, and how it impacts their ability to respond. He also shares the concept of the Happy COW; Cool head, Open heart, and Warm abdomen, and the importance of keeping this in balance for overall health. To learn more, visit BodyNBrain.com/Minnetonka.
A Natural Approach to Treating Early Dementia with Guy Odishaw and Dr. Richard Sinda
October 24, 2021 • 43 MIN
Meet Guy Odishaw, a Neurofeedback and Bioelectric Medicine practitioner, and Dr. Richard Sinda, a certified Naturopathic and Preventive Aging physician as they share their unique partnership to bring hope and healing to those with early dementia. They discuss the signs and causes of early dementia and Alzheimer’s disease and share their natural approach that brings together the best of nutrition, supplementation, hormone balance, and cutting-edge technology to promote wellbeing. To learn more and to make an appointment, visit MinnesotaBrainHealthClinic.com.
Transformational Life Coaching to Guide You with Mirtha Solis
September 12, 2021 • 43 MIN
Mirtha Solis of Blue Lotus Training and Consulting in Minneapolis is a transformational life coach who specializes in assisting clients to unearth the root of their issues, thereby making long-term change. Solis discusses what prompted her to become a life coach, NLP, and her life-changing transformational life coaching certification program. To learn more and sign up for the coaching certification program, visit BlueLotusTraining.com.
Autumn Wild Food Harvesting with Linda Conroy
August 29, 2021 • 43 MIN
Meet Linda Conroy, practicing herbalist and the owner of Moonwise Herbs based in Stoughton, WI, and the founder of the Midwest Women's Herbal Conference and the Mycelium Mysteries Conference. Conroy shares her love of wild food harvesting and the wonderful foods we can expect to find late summer and fall. Learn about the intelligence of trees, how to become a citizen scientist and more! For more information, visit MoonwiseHerbs.com.
Living a More Functional Life with Dr. Amanda Haeg
August 8, 2021 • 43 MIN
Meet Dr. Amanda Haeg of Cadence Chiropractic in Eden Prairie, who has been helping people live life in motion. Dr. Amanda discusses how she began her journey of becoming a chiropractor, the concept behind her company's name and how chiropractic care can help the spine and nervous system function better. She also shares the unique adjustment style that she uses including the employment of a drop table to ensure gentle alignments. To find out more and make an appointment with Dr. Haeg, visit CadenceChiroMN.com.
Thriving on Wild Salmon with Noah Locke
July 18, 2021 • 43 MIN
Meet Noah Locke, the Community Supported Fishery Director for the Midwest region for the Kwee-Jack Fish Company. He dives into the concept of community-supported fisheries, how he began salmon fishing and his path to working for Kwee-Jack, which currently carries out fishing in Alaska. Learn about the Alaskan experience of fishing and the protocols in place to maintain a sustainable fish population. Noah also talks about the health benefits of eating wild salmon and his favorite ways of cooking it. To learn more and to order your salmon share, go to EatWildSalmon.com/.
Essential Oils as a Practical Solution with Joyce Sobotta
June 13, 2021 • 43 MIN
Meet Joyce Sobotta, a breast health educator and founder of Healthy Girl’s Breast Oil and Aromatherapy Nature's Way. She shares her journey of how she was introduced to essential oils and the way she took it further and created special blends for treating common ailments like sleeplessness and muscle pain. Sobotta also creates customized blends according to one's unique requirements. Learn about the benefits of different essential oils from the expert.
Additionally, Sobotta discusses her passion for teaching women about breast health and helping thermographers by creating a special blend for breast massage. She explains the importance of moving the lymph and how Healthy Girl’s Breast Oil came about. To learn more and to schedule an appointment, visit AromatherapyNaturesWay.com. To show your breasts some love, check out HealthyGirlsBreastOil.com.
Regenerative Care for Health Care Workers with Debbie Mechley
May 16, 2021 • 43 MIN
Meet Debbie Mechley, master health and wellness coach and founder of Time to Renew Coaching. Mechley discusses her newly developed health care renewal program, Healthcare Renew Program for healthcare workers, which is designed to overcome exhaustion and the physical and mental neglect they often experience. To enroll in or gift her online coaching program to a healthcare worker, visit HealthCareRenew.com.
The First Halal-Certified Skincare and Wellness for Everyone with Annie Qaiser
May 2, 2021 • 43 MIN
Meet Annie Qaiser, the founder and creator of Silk Road Wellness, the first Halal-certified wellness brand in the U.S. Qaiser explains the various benefits of the natural ingredients in her skincare and wellness products that abide by prophetic traditions. Her brand integrates South Asian common remedies into our routine care seamlessly. To learn more, go to SilkRoadWellness.com.
Rounding the Corner to Our New Way of Being with Nea Clare
April 24, 2021 • 44 MIN
Meet Nea Clare, activation coach, spiritual teacher, and co-founder of Rounding the Corner podcast, which helps people connect to themselves, find their purpose, and unravel their spiritual journey. Clare talks about self-awareness and collective awareness as well as the spiritual journey. Learn about this new podcast with her co-host, Candi Broeffle, which provides the space and freedom for exploring deeper topics through meaningful conversation and the willingness to seek discomfort. To know more, visit RoundingTheCornerPodcast.com and NeaClare.com.
Healing Through the Power of Naturopathy with Dr. Margaret Litchi Miller
April 18, 2021 • 43 MIN
Meet Dr. Margaret Litchey-Miller of Neighborhood Naturopathic in Edina, MN. Dr. Litchey-Miller is an expert on naturopathic medicine who helps to identify and resolve disturbances in an individuals’ health by supporting their body's inherent capacity to function optimally. She shares her journey of becoming a naturopathic doctor and explains the common maladies in women’s health. She also talks about the dangers of generalizing medical prescriptions. To learn more and to make an appointment, visit NeighborhoodNaturopathic.com.
Bee Gardens to Help Pollinators with Russ Henry
April 11, 2021 • 43 MIN
Meet Russ Henry, the owner of Minnehaha Falls Landscaping that helps to install, manage and restore yards, gardens, and school grounds throughout the Twin Cities. Russ explains the importance of helping pollinators, especially bees, as it improves our food production and boosts the ecosystem. He also delves into the concept of a bee garden. Find out about some of the steps that you can take to be the hero in your own landscape. To learn more and schedule an appointment, visit MinnehahaFallsLandscape.com.
Choosing to Heal Naturally with Melissa Cathcart
March 28, 2021 • 43 MIN
Meet Melissa Cathcart of Dynamic Functional Healing in Minneapolis, MN, an expert in acupuncture and natural healing. Cathcart talks about her journey and explains concepts like visceral manipulation and pelvic floor rehabilitation, and how alternative healing methods can be used to treat various health conditions. Learn how she combines acupuncture, natural therapy, and rehab as a great alternative to mainstream treatment – both as a treatment and a preventative therapy. To find out more and schedule an appointment, visit DynamicFunctionalHealing.com.
Navigating the Entrepreneurial Journey with Sandy Hansen-Wolff
March 14, 2021 • 43 MIN
Meet Sandy Hansen-Wolff, a coach, business consultant and strategist, and successful entrepreneur. Hansen-Wolff discusses how she was introduced to entrepreneurship through a heart wrenching experience, and how she made her way to success. She explains about the mindset you need to be an entrepreneur, the process of figuring out, and the valuable lessons she learned. She also touches on the importance of a coach or peer group and shares important advice to newbie business owners. To learn more and to schedule an appointment, visit SandyHansenWolff.com.
Integrating Herbs in Your Daily Life with Linda Conroy
February 21, 2021 • 43 MIN
Meet Linda Conroy, practicing herbalist and the owner of Moonwise Herbs based in Stoughton, WI, and the founder of the Midwest Women's Herbal Conference. Conroy discusses how herbs can be used for relaxation and wellness as well as incorporated in our daily routine to boost our health. Learn about the various categories of herbs and how they work on the physiological and psychological levels. For more information, visit MoonwiseHerbs.com.
Therapeutic Coaching for Holistic Health with Nakita Savant
February 14, 2021 • 43 MIN
Meet Nakita Savant, therapeutic health coach and owner of Your Savant Health Coach in Edina, MN as she talks about what got her interested in the field and the concept of therapeutic coaching in detail. Savant discusses the approaches she takes while coaching an individual to understand the root of the problem. She also explores the nuances of the bio-energetic wellness assessment and how it can help. To learn more and schedule an appointment, visit CoachMN.com.
Harnessing Solar Energy for Maximum Benefit with Michael Allen
February 7, 2021 • 34 MIN
Meet Michael Allen, CEO of All Energy Solar, a full-service solar energy company located in St. Paul, MN. Allen discusses the background of his company and its journey in offering clean, green solar energy solutions for residential, commercial, agricultural, and government clients since 2009. Learn how the technology of solar energy works, the benefits of energy efficiency, and the maintenance of a solar system in a simple, comprehensive way. For more information, visit AllEnergySolar.com.
Connecting with the Universe at a Deeper Level with Matt Kahn
January 24, 2021 • 43 MIN
Meet Matt Kahn, the author of Everything is Here to Help You, Whatever Arises, Love That and The Universe Always Has a Plan: The Ten Golden Rules of Letting Go as well as a YouTube sensation with over 19 million channel viewers. Khan shares how he started his journey, his observation and study of life, and forming a deep connection with the universe. He talks about his experience as a healer and the importance of finding your purpose in life rather than just doing what you are good at. Khan also discusses the need of reclaiming a deeper quality of life and how 2020 has provided an unforeseen opportunity for this. For more information, visit MattKahn.org.
Putting The Patient First: Making Healthcare Affordable for All with Dr. Isaac Engholm
January 17, 2021 • 43 MIN
Meet Dr. Isaac Engholm, a direct primary care physician with Deploy Health Family Practice in Minneapolis. Dr. Engholm is one of the first physicians in the Twin Cities to bring direct primary care at an affordable cost for middle and working-class patients. He speaks of direct primary care and the difference between the direct primary care physician and the typical employed physician. Dr. Engholm also talks about what he is allowed to provide as a primary care physician catering to direct care. Learn about how X-rays, CT scans, hospitalizations, and the other options available when getting care from a primary care physician. For more, visit DeployHealth.Clinic.
Holistic Yoga to Balance Well-Being with Master Hong Kim
January 10, 2021 • 43 MIN
Meet Master Hong Kim, the owner of Body and Brain Yoga in Maple Grove (now Minnetonka). Master Hong shares the philosophy behind body and brain yoga which stresses the importance of balance in the physical, mental and spiritual levels. He talks about the initial awakening that takes place in his classes, leading to the hope of finding a healthier and happier self. He also shares how the pandemic compelled him to overcome his resistance to offering online classes and how his business adapted as a result. The expert also speaks of the main takeaway from 2020 as a physical, energetic, and spiritual being. To learn more and enroll in classes, visit BodyNBrain.com/Minnetonka.
Battling Cancer with the Right Resources with Talaya Dendy
November 29, 2020 • 43 MIN
Meet Talaya Dendy of On the Other Side, a cancer survivor and now cancer doula who supports others on their cancer journeys. Dendy talks about her own journey with cancer, some of the most difficult things she faced, and what she learned from it. Dendy also shares the concept of a doula and how she can help those who are diagnosed with cancer. For more information, visit OnTheOtherSide.Life.
Also on the show:
Barbara Brodsho, soul purpose coach, holistic healer, and intuitive guide.
Brodsho talks about how she helps people on their spiritual journey understand the connection between body, mind, soul, and spirit with the use of their Akashic records. For those who want to learn more or to schedule a free discovery session, visit BarbaraBrodsho.com.
Henry Kisitu, owner of Jajja Wellness, a health and wellness brand that brings the recipes of his Ugandan grandmother to your family in his healthy and delicious tonics. For more information, and to order, visit JajjaWellness.com.
Good Oral Health the Natural Way with Dr. Amy Truong
November 16, 2020 • 43 MIN
Meet Dr. Amy Truong of Pure Dental in Oakdale, the first accredited member of the International Association of Oral Medicine and Toxicology in Minnesota and certified to perform safe amalgam mercury removal of fillings. Dr. Truong discusses the various services she provides to patients in a natural and holistic way and the COVID precautions that she is following.
She also shares the high volume suction technique, using charcoal toothpaste and making one's own natural toothpaste, as well as the importance of our diet in the maintenance of good oral health. Learn the easy recipe to make bone broth, which is rich in calcium and great for teeth as well as how to avoid the hidden sugars in food. Dr. Truong also talks about some great supplements for good oral health, the significance of saltwater, and the concept of coconut oil pulling. To learn more, visit PureDentalMN.com.
Being Creative in Your Spiritual Practice with Crary Brouhard and Benny Callaghan
November 1, 2020 • 43 MIN
Meet Crary Brouhard and Benny Callaghan, members of Eckankar: Temple of Eck, which describes itself as an active individual and creative spiritual practice. They discuss the purpose and philosophy of Eckankar and how you can make your own creative individual journey using one's divine powers of imagination to create experiences and define their own truth. Brouhard and Callaghan also share their own journeys and how the knowledge they gained at Eckankar helps them cope with change. Benny explains the Soul's journey towards self-realization, highlighting religions, beliefs, soul travel, and the ability to consciously leave the body, while Crary discusses past lives and experiences. For more information, visit Eckankar.org. To experience the power of HU, visit HearHU.org.
Towards a Safer and More Progressive Future with Rep. Kristin Bahner
September 27, 2020 • 43 MIN
Meet Representative Kristen Bahner, who is running for re-election in 2020 to the Minnesota House of Representatives, District 34 B, which serves the communities of Maple Grove and Osseo. Bahner talks about the most important thing that she has learned during her term in office, her plans for healthcare for Minnesotans, and the types of natural health care that should be covered by health insurance.
She also delves into the most important education issue plaguing the United States at present and the benefits that we can enjoy if the opportunity gap is finally closed. Learn about her hopes and plans of creating a safer community, the hazardous effect of climate change on our health and safety, and other issues. To know more about the problems important to Representative Bahner, visit BahnerForHouse.com.
Reduce the Carbon Footprint and Clean Energy Production with Wayne Dupuis
September 20, 2020 • 43 MIN
Meet Wayne Dupuis, the environmental program manager at Resource Management for the Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa. Dupuis discusses tribal organzination and how it helps different communities within the Fond du Lac reservation. He talks about their involvement in environmental impact statements for the mines and undertaking a holistic approach for the tribe. Dupuis also talks about the programs that are implemented in environmental resource management. To learn more, visit FDLRez.com.
Creating a Work Culture that Thrives with Carole Burton
August 30, 2020 • 43 MIN
Meet Carole Burton, the founder of Radiance Resources and host of Radiance Real Talk podcast. Burton is a passionate leader who believes in the power of ethics, equity, and accountability in the workplace. With over two decades of experience in diverse industries, she has honed her craft and guides mission-focused leaders to engage and mentor to create meaningful residual change. Burton defines equity and how a standpoint of ethics, equity, and accountability can translate into our personal lives. Learn about Burton's new daily equity practice program, a five-part series to foster a better culture at the workplace. For more information, visit RadianceResources.org.
Taking Landscaping to the Next Level with Russ Henry
August 30, 2020 • 22 MIN
Meet Russ Henry, landscaper, naturalist, gardener, soil health expert, and the founder of Minnehaha Falls Landscaping. Henry talks about the importance of soil, lawn cutbacks, and the concept of pollinator gardens. Learn about the significance of supporting the ecosystem and the trend of the low-maintenance bee lawn. He also discusses the various kinds of plants that will attract bees and butterflies and make your lawn and garden a visual treat. To become a backyard hero and to schedule an appointment, visit MinnehahaFallsLandscape.com.
The Magic of Mushrooms with Linda Conroy
August 16, 2020 • 43 MIN
Meet Linda Conroy, the owner of Moonwise Herbs in Stoughton, Wisconsin. Conroy is a
practicing herbalist who provides herbal education, workshops, and apprenticeships as well as individual consultations and a herb store on her website. She dives into the characteristics and benefits of mushrooms, along with how we can prepare and consume store-bought mushrooms for the maximum nutritional value. The herb specialist also talks about how to make a pate, whether it is alright to eat raw mushrooms, and how mushrooms can help to reduce stress.
Learn about the various mushroom tinctures and how they can contribute to your well-being. For more information, visit MoonwiseHerbs.com.
Educating the Citizens to Close Opportunity Gaps with De'Vonna Pittman, Daonna Depoister, and Cedrick Frazier
August 1, 2020 • 47 MIN
Meet local candidates who are running for office in the primaries on August 11, De'Vonna Pittman, Daonna Depoister, Cedrick Frazier. Discover what prompted them to run for office, their stances on affordable healthcare and childcare, and what they will do, if elected, to affect climate change and carbon emissions.
Integrative Wellness for Overall Wellness with Guy Odishaw and Fran Bieganek
July 26, 2020 • 43 MIN
Meet Guy Odishaw, the founder of Bhakti Wellness Center and a practitioner of microcurrent, and cranial sacral therapies, and Fran Bieganek, a licensed psychologist practicing holistic psychotherapy and practitioner of neuro-imaging, neuro-feedback, and heart rate variability They explain Heart Rate Variability Training (HRV), and how it facilitates health and harmony in the system. They also introduce the Essential Worker Program - an effective and affordable care program for frontline workers. For more information, and to make an appointment, visit BhaktiClinic.com.
Optimizing the Energy of Your Space with Annette Rugolo
July 12, 2020 • 43 MIN
Meet Annette Rugolo, an environmental healing consultant, global teacher, speaker, and author of the book Soul Whisperer: Releasing Lost Souls as she talks about the energy of places, dowsing, space clearing, and more. Rugolo discusses using dowsing rods to find lower vibrational energies, keeping them confined, and curing negative vortices. Learn how a shift in energy can bring about a shift in the mindset of the persons residing or frequenting the place. For more information and to book an appointment, visit AnnetteRugolo.com
Letting Your Body Speak for Healing with Barb Ryan
March 15, 2020 • 43 MIN
Meet Barb Ryan, a trained massage therapist, and certified spiritual director. Ryan talks about her background, the resources she used to navigate her everyday life, and the process that takes place in Sacred Listening. She also shares how spiritual connection has helped her to create connections for clients as well as herself. Learn how Ryan helps to heal emotional pain that manifests as physical pain and her work of Myofascial Release. For more information, visit BarbRyan.com.
Strengthening the Spiritual Connection with Barbara Brodsho
March 8, 2020 • 43 MIN
Meet Barbara Brodsho, a soul purpose coach, holistic healer, and intuitive guide.
Brodsho dives into her own journey, how she became interested in the spiritual realm, and the transformational point in her life. She also talks about how she helps to give people spiritual direction and experience a more powerful connection with their higher power. Moreover, she explains what the Akashic records are and what someone can gain from having a soul reading. Learn about how many gifts there are under the Soul Realignment Program and her 21-day meditation to ground an individual's physical, mental, and emotional selves. For more information, visit BarbaraBrodsho.com.
Rejuvenating Yourself through Network Spinal Practice with Dr. Tonnie Wulff
March 1, 2020 • 43 MIN
Meet Dr. Tonnie Wulff, a network spinal practitioner at Optimal Wellness Solutions in Roseville.
Dr. Wulff talks about her journey, the network spinal technique, how to wake up the body, the coordination between the body and the brain, and more. Learn about how network spinal helps us to get into our parasympathetic state and the impact of pain and consciousness. Dr. Wulff discusses how she works with people and the effect of the network spinal technique. For more information, and to make an appointment, visit RosevilleOptimalWellness.com.
Increasing Flexibility and Mobility with Theodore Rick
February 23, 2020 • 43 MIN
Meet Theodore Rick, owner of Healing Taj, a holistic clinic located in Bloomington, which offers several healing therapies, including active, isolated stretching, massage, and reflexology. Rick talks about his journey and how he came into his field. Learn about the benefits of good flexibility and what a test of flexibility entails. Rick also discusses how he helps kids with flexibility issues and some pro tips to regain flexibility. For more information, visit HealingTaj.com.
Navigating Trauma Recovery with Fran Bieganek
February 16, 2020 • 43 MIN
Meet Fran Bieganek, a licensed psychologist and holistic practitioner who assists her clients through trauma recovery, grief, and bereavement, depression, and anxiety as well as other major life transitions. She practices in the Bhakti Wellness Center in Edina. Bieganek walks us through how she got started in her field, the concept of trauma, and trauma recovery. She also explores how trauma is essentially subjective, varying from person to person depending on their experience. To learn more and to schedule an appointment, visit FranBieganekTherapy.com.
Using Positive Psychology to Move Ahead with Valerie Marsh
February 2, 2020 • 43 MIN
Meet Valerie Marsh, the owner of Positive Power Psychology and a licensed marriage and family therapist specializing in individual, couples, and family therapy, as well as relationship and life coaching. Marsh discusses her work and how she helps people, her journey, and the changing dynamics of a relationship. As a person who works with individuals coping with trauma, Marsh also talks about trauma and its importance in depth. Learn about the Triple P Effect and the holistic approach that she uses. To learn more and schedule an appointment, visit PositivePowerPsychology.com.
Integrative Dental Care for a Better Tomorrow with Dr. Karl Anderson
January 19, 2020 • 43 MIN
Meet Dr. Karl Anderson of Sedation and Implant Dentistry, a board-certified doctor of integrative biological dental medicine and a naturopathic medical doctor. Dr. Anderson talks about Periodontics, how he implements a more holistic approach with patients and the connection between oral health and breast cancer. He also explains how oral health can affect overall health. Learn about cavitation and the dangers that can result from it. Additionally, Dr. Anderson talks about some of the things one can do as preparation before going for surgery and the topic of sedation for those who have dental anxiety. To learn more, and to make an appointment, visit ToothBuilder.com.
A Greener Lifestyle for a Better Tomorrow with Candi Broeffle
January 5, 2020 • 43 MIN
Meet Candi Broeffle, publisher of the Twin Cities edition of Natural Awakenings magazine
and host of Green Tea Conversations. Broeffle talks about her own journey in holistic health and a green lifestyle and her experience during the formative years. She also touches on her background in cosmetology, having her child, and moving back home after attending college to take care of her family. The entrepreneur also discusses running an adult foster care with her husband and taking care of clients who live with them at their home. Additionally, she touches on her interest in gardening and forest bathing. To learn more, and to read the online version of Natural Awakenings Twin Cities magazine, visit NaturalTwinCities.com.
Using Holistic Wellness to Stay Fit with SchaOn Blodgett
November 10, 2019 • 43 MIN
Meet SchaOn Blodgett of Psinergy Natural Health and Holistic Wellness, located in Little Canada. He talks about Esogetics Holistic Medicine, the use of light in acupressure and colorpuncture, and the impact of various colors on the body. Learn about colorpuncture therapy in detail, Kirlian Energy Emission Analysis, and the importance of the limbic system. Blodgett also discusses Ayurvedic medicine and the broad categories it entails. To learn more and to schedule an appointment, visit PsinergyHealth.com.
Live Your Shining Life, Naturally #1 with Chelsea Kazmierczak-Goethel, Laura Hedlund, Annette Rugolo and Lily McNamara
November 3, 2019 • 43 MIN
Be introduced to four presenters of the 2019 Your Shining Life Expo, including:
Laura Hedlund talks about cooking easy-to-prepare food recipes.
Chelsea Kazmierczak-Goethel mentions helping people restore their health and living a vibrant life. She focuses on the tools related to nutrition response testing, highlighting the types of stresses it can provide relief.
Annette Rugolo discusses raising the vibration of your home to remove negative energy and focuses on clearing people's energy fields.
Lily McNamara talks about microcurrent therapy, a small electrical current that matches your body's natural electricity.
Living Your Shining Life Naturally #3 with Debbie Mechley, Nea Clare, Robin Gast, and Marie Savage
October 27, 2019 • 43 MIN
Meet four presenters of the 2019 Your Shining Life Expo, including:
Debbie Mechley of Trust Your Vision Coaching as she talks about coaching women and empowering them to transform their dreams into reality. Mechley shares her background in women's health, hospice, and as a spiritual advisor which helped her to write her book Regret-Free Living. She dwells on the gap of living and how we can live a better and more fulfilled life sans regrets. To learn more and enroll in, or gift,her online coaching program to a healthcare worker, visit HealthCareRenew.com.
Marie Savage, founder of Earth and Water Wellness, which engages in hypnosis coaching, reading and the healing journey for people and their pets. Savage explains the concept of hypnosis and talking to the inner child as well as past life regression. She also shares about her work in pet communication and how she helps both humans and animals to be more relaxed. For more information and to book an appointment, visit EarthWaterWellness.com.
Nea Clare Channel of Nea Clare Channel of Divine Wisdom and learn how she leaves her body and consciousness to work with Spirit. Nea talks about asking the vital question "What do I love?" and how it creates a profound and life-changing experience. She also touches on her newly launched program about aligning groups to access the new technology that's coming into our consciousness on this planet. For more information, visit NeaClare.com.
Robin Gast of Aero Dance Fitness as she talks about how she founded her business and the concept behind it. Gast shares her experience of Groove movement classes and how they can be used to have fun, relax and stay fit. Learn how you can master any dance move and make it your own, without the need to be of a particular physique. For more information, visit AeroDanceFitness.com.
Live Your Shining Life, Naturally # 2 with Jeanne Lecher, Gina Citoli, Amy Vasterling and SchaOn Blodgett
October 20, 2019 • 43 MIN
Meet four presenters of the 2019 Your Shining Life Expo, including:
Jeanne Lecher, founder of The Soul Body Network, as she talks about working with the soul-body alchemy and bringing energy into the body and mind to live more confidently. Lecher also discusses the different exhibitors of fear that we are often slow to recognize and which can degrade our quality of life. For more information, visit JeanneLecher.com
Gina Citoli, who combines performance arts with the healing arts to execute practical healing. Learn how she informs and entertains people through her shows like The Cavalry of Consciousness and The Magic Citoli mixes music, theater, dance, and Reiki to bring about healing in the best possible way. For more information, visit GinaCitoli.com.
Amy Vasterling of Intuitive Pathfinder, a business primarily focused on intuition and parenting. Vasterling talks about the need for taking into consideration highly sensitive children and their requirements instead of dismissing them and how to identify the subtleties of these children to gain better clarity. For more information, visit AmyVasterling.com.
SchaOn Blodgett of Psinergy Natural Health and Holistic Wellness who helps people access their awesomeness - naturally! Blodgett offers a host of empirical and science-based holistic health modalities like acupuncture and complex homeopathy as well as energy-based therapies He also shares certain things that individuals can add to their food and daily lifestyle to bring more energy effortlessly. For more information, visit PsinergyHealth.com.
Wild Caught Salmon at Your Doorstep with Nic Mink and Richie Mann
October 13, 2019 • 40 MIN
Meet Nic Mink, the President of SitkaSalmonShares that offers premium wild-caught seafood delivered straight to your doorstep. Mink shares their community model of ownership where the fishermen actively participate in the business. He also dives into how their company allows members to know their fishermen, thereby adding credibility to ethical, smartly sourced, sustainable salmon. Learn about the concept of natural resource extraction and how Sitka Salmon Shares responsibly undertakes the same. Mink also speaks of small boat fishermen and the link to climate change. For more information and to order your share, visit SitkaSalmonShares.com.
The Power of Dowsing for Your Environment with Annette Rugolo
October 6, 2019 • 43 MIN
Meet our guest, Annette Rugolo, an Environmental Healing Consultant, global teacher and speaker, and author of the book, Soul Whisperer: Releasing Lost Souls. In this episode, Rugolo shares the power of dowsing and how it positively impacts our environment. Our host, Candi Broeffle, also shares her personal experience in working with Rugolo and how the healings that Rugolo provided helped smooth tensions in stressful situations and enabled a difficult renovation to go smoothly. For more information and to book an appointment, visit AnnetteRugolo.com.
Believing in Transformation with Dawn Morningstar
August 18, 2019 • 43 MIN
Meet Dawn Morningstar, the author of Venerable Women: Transform Ourselves, Transform the World as well as the founder of the nonprofit organization, Venerable Women Empowerment Foundation. Morningstar talks about how her organization came about, her learning points, and what she has learned in her work with those who are incarcerated. Learn about compassion, goodwill, and giving people another chance to begin anew. Morningstar also discusses her Best Life Program and the importance of our relationship with self. To learn more, visit ShopVenerableWomen.com.
Specializing in Natural Health Care with Dr.Christian Jovanovic
August 11, 2019 • 43 MIN
Meet Dr. Christian Jovanovic, program director and associate professor for the Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine programs at Northwestern Health Sciences University (NWHSU) in Bloomington, MN. Dr. Jovanovic talks about some natural health care disciplines at NWHSU such as the Doctor of Chiropractic program, Doctor of Chinese medicine, Masters of Acupuncture, associates degrees in Massage Therapy, and Bachelor of Science in Human Biology. The university also has a Post-Baccalaureate Pre-Health option for individuals who have an undergraduate degree that was not pre-Med aligned. Learn about the requirements for enrollment, the latest programs, and the accreditation of the university. To learn more about Northwestern Health Sciences University and to enroll, visit NWHealth.Edu.
Living a Life Without Regret with Debbie Mechley
August 4, 2019 • 20 MIN
Meet Debbie Mechley, a motivational speaker, workshop facilitator, author, a Master Certified Health and Spiritual Wellness coach, and founder of Trust Your Vision Coaching Programs. She shares her experience as a spiritual care advisor for hospice where she supported patients and families, and educated others on the end-of-life journey. Mechley talks about what a Death Doula is, her experience of working with people who are leaving this world, and some of the nuggets that she learned from working in hospice. She also discusses the four mainstays that will help us to live a life without regret. To learn more, visit HealthcareRenew.com.
Creating a Safe Space to Live Your Best Life with Annette Rugolo
July 28, 2019 • 43 MIN
Meet Annette Rugolo, an environmental healing consultant, global teacher and speaker, and author of the book Soul Whisper, Releasing Lost Souls. Rugolo talks about the dowsing technique and the importance of the energy in our space. She also explains how our energy field can be disrupted and the concepts of space clearing and geopathic stress. Rugolo works both inside and outside the house, helping to create a safe space for people residing in it. Learn how energy can also affect plants and the significance of vibration. For more information, visit AnnetteRugolo.com.
Supporting our Farms and Fisheries through CSA/CSF with Richie Mann and Lauren Barry
July 14, 2019 • 43 MIN
Meet Ritchie Mann of Sitka Salmon Shares and Lauren Barry of Dancing Gnome Farms who explain how how we can support local fishermen and farmers, while enjoying the benefits of healthy foods.
Mann is a salmon steward and the Minnesota community manager for Sitka Salmon Shares, a community-supported fishery that provides salmon and seafood shares delivered right to your door. He educates us on Coho Salmon, Sitka Salmon Shares, and the process of delivering the fish to consumers. To learn more and order premium wild Alaska seafood, visit SitkaSalmonShares.com.
Barry is a founder of Dancing Gnome Farms, which offers vegetables grown without chemicals and fresh pastured pork. She talks about how her business came into being, the importance of the CSA for a farmer, and as well as the ideal time to grow different vegetables for maximum taste and benefits. For more information, visit DancingGnomeFarm.com.
Socially Accepted Intuition with Rebecka Lassen
June 30, 2019 • 43 MIN
Meet Rebecka Lassen, holistic healer, professional speaker, Natural Awakenings contributor, and author of the newly released book, Socially Accepted Intuition. Join us as Rebecka shares her story of learning to trust her intuition and how she is now helping others to make better decisions by doing so as well. For more information or to purchase the book, go to RebeckaLassen.com
Speaking Kindness into the World with Joshua Neumann
June 23, 2019 • 43 MIN
Meet Joshua Neumann of Kind Lips, a company that offers one of the most organic, effective lip balms and which is on a mission to remind us to speak kindness to the world. He talks about what prompted the inception of his Meet Joshua Neumann of Kind Lips, a company on a mission to remind us to speak kindness into the world. Josh explains how he took a simple idea of creating the best lip balm on the market and turned it into a movement to be kind-hearted and do good in the world. He donates 20% of all profits to anti-bullying campaigns and shares with us some of the results he is seeing through the message of #SaySomethingKind. To learn more, visit KindLips.com.
Making Facebook Advertising Easier with Dan Stocke
June 16, 2019 • 43 MIN
Meet Dan Stocke, CEO, and founder of Buzz Frenzy, a social media marketing company out of Duluth with an innovative product to help small business owners more easily navigate the confusing world of Facebook Ad Manager. Dan helps us to understand Facebook advertising policies and how Buzz Frenzy can turn your posts into highly effective Facebook ads. For more information, visit BuzzFrenzy.com.
Treating Lip and Tongue Ties with Dr. Agnes Schindler
June 9, 2019 • 43 MIN
Meet Dr. Agnes Schindler, a holistic dentist at Natural Smiles Dental Care in Shoreview. Dr. Schindler explains what a lip and tongue tie are, the symptoms a person afflicted will experience, and the holistic approach Natural Smiles Dental Care offers to treat their patients. For more information, visit NaturalSmilesDental.com, or to make an appointment call (651) 483-9800.
Living an Abundant Life with Nea Clare
May 26, 2019 • 43 MIN
Meet Nea Clare, a coach, and teacher who focuses on abundance and manifestation. Nea explains the common blocks people face that can hold us back and provides techniques we can use to overcome these blocks to begin manifesting the life we wish to lead. She also shares exciting news about her upcoming classes and retreats and gives everyone an opportunity to get involved in her free In the Flow Weekly Conversations on Facebook Live. Simply go to The Wisdom Collective Facebook page, request to join, and tune in every Wednesday morning at 11:30 am. To learn more, visit NeaClare.com or call (612) 227-3854.
Community Supported Fisheries with Sitka Salmon Shares with Richie Mann
May 19, 2019 • 43 MIN
Meet Richie Mann, a Salmon Steward and the MN Community Manager for Sitka Salmon Shares, a Community Supported Fishery that provides salmon and seafood shares delivered right to your door. Richie shares the importance of CSFs, the impact on the environment and the local communities, and why integrating responsibly harvested seafood into your diet is important for your overall health. To learn more visit, SitkaSalmonShares.com.
Loving Your Lymph and Natural Breast Health with Joyce Sobotta
May 12, 2019 • 43 MIN
Meet Joyce Sobotta, a breast health educator, owner of Aromatherapy Nature’s Way, and creator of Healthy Girls Breast Oil. Joyce shares with us to the importance of a healthy lymphatic system and two techniques used for lymphatic massage. She also introduces us to her signature product Healthy Girls Breast Oil and how it is used for natural breast health. To learn more visit AromaTherapyNaturesWay.com or call (715) 878-4474.
Hormones and Your Health with Dr. Richard Sinda
May 5, 2019 • 43 MIN
Meet Dr. Richard Sinda, owner of Innovative Directions in Health, a leading Preventive Aging & Natural Hormone Therapy Clinic located in Edina. Dr. Sinda explains what happens to our bodies and in particular, our hormones, as we age. We discuss peri-menopause and menopause in women and hormone imbalances in men, and he introduces us to the benefits of bio-identical hormones. To learn more and to make an appointment with Dr. Sinda, visit IDInHealth.com or call (952) 922-2345.
Enhancing Your Health through Holistic Practice with Dori Tossen
April 28, 2019 • 43 MIN
Meet Dori Tossen, a Health Coach and Holistic Practitioner, and the owner of Mind Body Soul. Dori introduces us to Bio Resonance, a powerful non-invasive therapy technology that evaluates the energy wavelengths coming from your body, identifies possible imbalances, and provides gentle therapy. To learn more and to make an appointment, go to BalancedDori.com or call 763-639-9133.
Brain Education Systems Training with Master Hong Kim
April 21, 2019 • 43 MIN
Meet Master Hong Kim, the owner of Body and Brain Yoga in Maple Grove (now Minnetonka). We discuss the unique mind-body practices based on ancient Korean training techniques that he teaches at the center, in particular, the five stages of the Brain Education Systems Training, or BEST method. Master Hong is offering a 45-minute private introductory session for $10 or a private session and a group class for just $20. To learn more and to register for classes, visit BodyNBrain.com/Maple-Grove or call (763) 208-4246.
Treating Eye Disorders with Acupuncture with Guy Odishaw, Mats Sexton and Cassandra Rose
April 14, 2019 • 43 MIN
Meet Guy Odishaw, Mats Sexton, and Cassandra Rose of the Bhakti Wellness Clinic in Edina. Guy is the founder of Bhakti and a practitioner of Microcurrent and Cranial Sacral therapies; Mats, also known as the Pin Doctor, is a licensed acupuncturist and Diplomate of Acupuncture; and Cassandra is a licensed acupuncturist and herbalist. The trio shares their unique approach in treating debilitating eye disorders, including macular regeneration and glaucoma, with acupuncture and microcurrent therapy. To learn more and to make an appointment, call (612) 859-7709 or visit their website at BhaktiClinic.com
Safely Removing Amalgam Fillings and Natural Dental Care with Dr. Amy Truong
April 7, 2019 • 43 MIN
Meet Dr. Amy Truong of Pure Dental, a holistic dental practice located in Oakdale. Dr. Truong holds a Doctorate in Dental Surgery from the University of Minnesota School of Dentistry and is Minnesota’s first accredited member of the International Association of Oral Medicine and Toxicology (IAOMT). Dr. Truong explains the hazards of amalgam/mercury fillings and how she uses special precautions in her practice to ensure the safe removal of her client’s silver fillings. To learn more or to set an appointment with Dr. Truong, visit PureDentalMN.com or call (651) 731-3064.
Creating Health on the Go with Teresa Brenke
March 31, 2019 • 43 MIN
Meet Teresa Brenke, of Embrace Health. Teresa is a life coach, speaker, fitness and nutrition expert, and behavior modification, specialist. Teresa shares how she uses behavior modification techniques with her life and wellness coaching clients to achieve the results they desire and provides listeners with a special trial offer for her new online program, Create Health on the Go. Receive the trial program for just $29 (normally $49) with code GTC. Go to www.cldcoaching.com/online-programs. To learn more about the services Teresa offers, visit CLDCoaching.com or call (612) 418-3801.
Heal Your Thyroid with Nichole Hirsch Kuechle
March 24, 2019 • 43 MIN
Meet Nichole Hirsch Kuechle, a Nutrition Response Testing Practitioner, Natural Childbirth Instructor, Birth and PostPartum Doula, and owner of My Healthy Beginnings, a wellness clinic in Long Lake. Nichi helps us understand thyroid disorders and shares the unique and holistic approach she takes with her clients, including the use of Advanced Nutrition Response Testing to identify imbalances in the body. To learn more about the services and classes Nichi offers, visit MyHealthyBeginning.com or call (612) 418-3801.
An Introduction to Hanmi Buddhist Teachings with Charlotte Steen
March 19, 2019 • 43 MIN
Meet Vajracharya ZhiChan, Charlotte Steen, an ordained teacher in the Hanmi Buddhist lineage, and owner of the Upper Midwest Hamni Buddhist Association in Little Canada. Charlotte introduces us to the Hanmi Buddhist teachings including the dharmas and meditations she teaches to her clients. To read Charlotte’s article in the February 2018 issue of Natural Awakenings entitled “A Hidden Jewel in Our Midst”, go to https://www.natwincities.com/Twin-Cities/February-2018/A-Hidden-Jewel-in-Our-Midst/. To learn more and to schedule an appointment with Charlotte, go to MN-Hanmi-Buddhism.org.
Healing from the Center Within with Michele Rae
March 10, 2019 • 43 MIN
Meet Michele Rae, a transformational coach and founder of The Center Within in Bloomington, and author of Living from the Center Within: Co-Creating Who You Are Becoming. Michele shares her experiences as a professional coach and graduate faculty member at the University of Minnesota Center for Spirituality and introduces us to the innovative programs she is offering to help us move into the new era. To learn more about the services and classes Michele offers, visit CenterWithin.com or call (612) 465-9775.
Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine with Michelle Kittsmiller
February 24, 2019 • 43 MIN
Meet Michelle Kittsmiller, licensed acupuncturist and herbalist, and co-owner of Awakened Living, an integrative health clinic in Bloomington. Michelle is also the co-host of Awakened Living Infusion radio show on AM950 Radio. Having recently completed a doctorate of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine, she shares her vast knowledge of acupuncture, cupping, Oriental herbal medicine, face reading, and more. To read Michelle’s article in the June 2018 issue of Natural Awakenings entitled “Five Reasons to Love Your Lines”, go to https://www.natwincities.com/Twin-Cities/June-2018/Five-Reasons-to-Love-Your-Lines/. To learn more about Oriental medicine and to schedule an appointment with Michelle, go to SpiritOfLivingDr.com.
Guided Imagery as a Life-Changing Therapy with Connie Bjerk
February 17, 2019 • 43 MIN
Meet Connie Bjerk, co-owner of Awakened Living, an integrative health clinic located in Bloomington. Bjerk is a certified guided imagery therapist trained to do assist us in relaxation, stress reduction, pain management, habit control, problem-solving, and personal and spiritual empowerment. She talks about guided imagery therapy and how it is different from hypnotherapy, and the way in which the process unfolds for patients. Bjerk also discusses the benefits of guided imagery therapy, including pregnancy, PTSD, and more. To learn more, visit AwakenedLivingInfusion.com. (Awakened Living is closed as of January 2020.)
Neuro-Linguistic Programming for Optimal Performance with Jeremiah Rangel
February 10, 2019 • 43 MIN
Meet Jeremiah Rangel, creator of Intra Awareness, a four-pillar system that connects the body, mind, consciousness, and wealth. Jeremiah is a professional coach and trainer of Oneness Neuro-Linguistic Programing (NLP), which he uses to help his clients perform better and live happier by overcoming their limiting mental beliefs. To learn more about Oneness NLP and to schedule an appointment with Jeremiah, go to IntraAwareness.com.
Chiropractic Care and You with Dr. Una Forde
February 3, 2019 • 34 MIN
Meet Una Forde, Doctor of Chiropractic and owner of Golden Sun Chiropractic Wellness Center, located in Bloomington. Dr. Forde discusses meridians in Chinese medicine and how they affect the health of various organs throughout the year. She also shares the right kinds of salt for good health, the secret to adding quality to our life as we age, and the importance of maintaining the right alignments in your body. Learn about the benefits of chiropractic care. For more information and to schedule an appointment, visit GoldenSunChiro.com.
If Your Walls Could Speak with Annette Rugolo
January 27, 2019 • 43 MIN
Meet Annette Rugolo, Environmental Healing Consultant, global teacher and speaker, and author of the new book, Soul Whisperer: Releasing Lost Souls. Annette shares her experiences with Diamond Dowsing and how she uses it to locate energies in a home that create illness or imbalances for the home’s inhabitants and how she helps bring healing and balance. To learn more about Environmental Healing and to schedule an appointment with Annette, go to AnnetteRugolo.com. To read Annette’s article in the January 2019 issue of Natural Awakenings entitled If Your Walls Could Speak, go to NaturalTwinCities.com.
Embracing Green Building and Bio Geometry with Carrigan Curtis
January 20, 2019 • 43 MIN
Meet Carrigan Curtis of Carrigan Curtis Design Builds. Curtis is a residential designer and a licensed general contractor with advanced training in green building and bio geometry.
She is also a certified building biology advocate. Learn about the concept of building biology and making houses healthy for occupants. Curtis shares her experiences that led to her present field and practice. She also touches on electromagnetic radiation and some of the symptoms we may face. For more information, visit CarriganCurtis.com.
Calling All Venerable Women with DawnMorningstar
January 13, 2019 • 43 MIN
Meet Dawn Morningstar, award-winning author of Venerable Women: Transform Yourself, Transform the World as we discuss what it means to be a venerable woman and the steps you can take to stop acting small and start playing big. To learn more about Venerable Women and to engage with Dawn, go to VenerableWomen.com. SPECIAL OFFER: To attend the Women Leading with Heart webinar which is normally $97 for just $47, enter GreenTea in the coupon code.
Welcome to Green Tea Conversations with Jackie Flaherty
January 6, 2019 • 43 MIN
Join us for the inaugural show that introduces you to Natural Awakenings Twin Cities magazine, the source behind the experts who will be interviewed on Green Tea Conversations. Candi interviews Jackie Flaherty, the original publisher who brought Natural Awakenings to the Twin Cities in 2012 and became Candi’s mentor when she took over publishing in 2018.