Episodes
When Melissa was connected with Nikki she was instantly drawn to her because of her incredible knowledge in the pre & postnatal space (the #1 most requested category on the platform!) In this episode, Nikki shares how she got started in pilates, her journey through IVF, and how she started teaching pre & postnatal before she became a mom. She emphasizes the importance of her educational approach to teaching movement during this very personal and, what can be, sensitive time for new...
Published 11/23/22
This is an extra special conversation as Melissa sits down with her friend, Kim Strother, the new sculpt queen of MWH! Melissa and Kim talk about their relationship, going back to when they met as young models in New York City. Kim opens up about trauma she faced in her childhood and how these events initially helped her move into the fitness space. Plus, how love and loss led her to therapy and on a path to a healthy relationship with herself and others. They bond over their very similar...
Published 11/16/22
Published 11/16/22
This episode kicks off a special Mini Series highlighting all of the excitement around the evolution of MWH. Melissa breaks down all of the new offerings, including the expansion of categories within Workouts and Meditations, and the introduction of Creators on the MWH platform. She shares how you can now customize your experience on the MWH website and in our updated app, plus, the addition of so much more lifestyle and nutrition content all now easily found within the platform. As we...
Published 11/09/22
Since the first AMA of the season was such a huge hit, Melissa decided to sit down with Dylan again, the Director of Partnerships at MWH, to discuss all your new burning questions to round out season 1 of the Move With Heart podcast! They go deep, and we mean like real deep in this one. Melissa discusses how she handles Noah going out and on trips all the time with the nature of his work, her time management skills and her view on the privilege in her life. She shares a beautiful story about...
Published 10/05/22
This conversation with Mario and Courtney Lopez will give you instant joy. Melissa has such admiration for this dynamic couple who does it all… they are also colleagues and parents to 3 kids and 2 dogs! They really get into it… from work to family, Mario and Courtney share the story of how they met and their tips on how to make a relationship thrive for the long term. They keep it real with banter that is both hilarious and adorable while providing us with moments of motivation and...
Published 09/21/22
For Melissa, the title of Mom is the most important of all. And in this episode, while Melissa reminds us that her parenting style is “anything but perfect,” she answers questions directly from her community on what has worked for her and her family. In today’s world there can be so many opinions on how to raise your kids; here Melissa shares her experience and approach to balance, routines and discipline as a working mother. She talks about how to teach positive body image and the hottest...
Published 09/07/22
Getting into it in this episode with the queen of the kitchen, Nicole Berrie, also known as Bonberi, to talk about all things food and wellness. Nicole released her first book in May 2022 titled “Body Harmony” and is the owner of an MWH staple, Bonberi Mart, the OG plant-based bodega with two locations in New York City. Melissa and Nicole talk about their history becoming friends, their transition into motherhood, and of course, intuitive eating. Nicole shares how she has grown throughout...
Published 08/24/22
In this conversation, Melissa connects with Daphne Oz - author, chef, TV host and mother of four beautiful children - and inspires us all by sharing how to prioritize and protect our joy. Daphne is such a ray of light and breath of fresh air in the food industry and wellness space and shares that being well fed is the foundation of all happiness. They talk all things family and food and how to find the simple pleasures in life. They both believe in the power of “no” so you can get clear on...
Published 08/10/22
In this episode, Melissa opens up about her past relationship with alcohol and shares her journey to realizing that drinking was no longer serving her. She reflects on her decision to not drink for 30 days leading up to the launch of the MWH app in 2019, and how that decision has now become a life without alcohol for over 2 years. A pivotal moment for Melissa happened in her 20s when an honest friend opened up to her about the person that she would become when she was drinking. It was then...
Published 07/27/22
Melissa sits down with the king and queen of podcasting, Lauryn and Michael Bosstick of The Skinny Confidential, The Him & Her Show, to get all the best advice for what makes a good podcast, picking the right guests, and what they love about being in this space. Lauryn & Michael dive into their relationship (they’ve known each other since they’re 12 years old…!) by sharing their non-negotiables and why picking the right life partner is  the most important decision you make in life....
Published 07/13/22
In this episode, Melissa challenges all of us to take a deeper look into the labels…and every single thing in our lives that may no longer be serving us. She dives into her past relationship to self and how her once negative thoughts bled into her relationship with food. Now, in this newfound experimental phase in life, she talks about her craving for eggs during quarantine after years of identifying as a vegan that helped open a whole new world for her and how she now fills her plate. While...
Published 06/29/22
This conversation - featuring one of Melissa’s best friends, Simon Huck - owner of Command Entertainment Group and founder of Judy - is all the things: fun, hilarious, deep and relatable. The pair discusses the history of their friendship, how Simon came up in the PR world and why owning who you are is the most important thing in life. They dive deep into Simon’s newfound love for meditation and how he has eliminated “toxic rumination” because of his practice. They discuss the moment he knew...
Published 06/15/22
The title of this episode is one of our favorite MWT quotes as a point of reference for anything and everything you do in life. In this solo episode, Melissa dives into her best practices on how to get motivated when you’re lacking motivation. She invites you to get super clear with yourself by asking what are you filling yourself up with: from the food you eat, to the people you surround yourself with, to the shows you're watching. Then after getting clear, she invites you to test out her...
Published 06/01/22
In his first ever podcast interview, Noah Tepperberg - aka Melissa’s husband - joins us to discuss all things relationship. It took a lot of convincing to get him to agree to record with us so first let’s take a moment to reflect on how happy this makes the whole MWH community! Noah and Melissa get personal: providing details on how they met, started dating and then eventually how Noah helped Melissa realize she was ready for motherhood. Melissa gets Noah to share his dating advice, what he...
Published 05/18/22
Melissa sits down with MWH’s Director of Partnerships, Dylan Rudolph, to answer some burning questions that you all have asked recently. Each question came from the MWH community directly and you guys didn’t hold back! Find out everything from “what Melissa would tell her 20 year old self” to the best piece of relationship advice she’s ever been given. She gets into all your questions related to working out: the creative process behind her flows, how to workout for only 20 minutes and get...
Published 05/04/22
Melissa goes into the nitty gritty of her morning and evening routines, including the self-care practices that keep her going and feeling good. She walks us through a typical day step-by-step to reveal what it really takes to be a mom of 2, navigating what the day might throw at her, all while running a thriving online business. At night, Melissa is all about giving yourself the space to wind down so you can do it all again the next day. Learn her favorite tactics for moving through the day...
Published 05/04/22
For the first time in such depth, Melissa opens up to discuss her early life growing up in Syracuse, New York and making the bold decision to move to NYC in her early 20’s. From her time working at the Chanel counter at Bloomingdales, through cocktail waitressing at Marquee and navigating the modeling industry, she realized her passion for the world of wellness. During this time through mindful movement and meditation, she found a new way of living and knew there was no going back. From...
Published 05/04/22
The Move With Heart podcast features Melissa Wood-Tepperberg’s personal stories and practices, as well as conversations with people she loves and is inspired by. Expect to laugh, learn, and take mental notes as Melissa covers topics ranging from mindfulness and spirituality, to nutrition and fitness, to motherhood to fashion and beyond. Sign up for our 7 day free trial at melissawoodhealth.com Melissa Wood-Tepperberg is the Founder of MWH - a wellness platform on a mission to create a more...
Published 04/26/22