Connie McInnis is the owner of 5 fitness Studios in Halifax. Full of passion and gusto, she is driven and passionate about community, small- business, and pushing her boundaries every day. In this podcast episode, you will hear her rise to the top as she has finally found a mission bigger than herself. If you are excited about building a brand and about turning your passion into a career - this episode is definitely for you.
Published 08/27/21
Published 08/27/21
Suivre son coeur dans son 100% est l'expertise d'Isabelle Paquette. Après 10 ans dans le monde corporatif de Montréal, elle fait le virage total et décide de vendre tout. Elle part 1 an en voyage, rencontre l'amour de sa vie lors d'un passage à Zagreb en Croatie et s'installe en Australie en mode expatrié pour commencer un nouveau chapitre de vie. Sur le podcast cette semaine on parle pourquoi vivre en alignement TOTAL avec son cœur est la seule façon de trouver le bonheur!
Published 08/20/21
Flow and Flo is both a word and name we go back to often in the heart-opening conversation with the ever-so magnetic Autumn Grant from Flo meditation. A new mom twice over, Autumn speaks of her entrepreneur journey, her motherhood path, and how she finds presence in everyday things. Both a profound and bubbly conversation, Autumn speaks of her mindfulness practice. Lastly, Autumn gifts you with a grounding meditation that she learned traveling Hawaii. Sit back, relax, and get lit with Autumn...
Published 08/13/21
Merging life experiences into an expanding mission, The Yogini Nancy was born in Montreal to African parents. Merging her passion for dance, movement and yoga, she currently leads multiple training and teaches globally. A conscious and active leader in education around diversity and inclusivity, Nancy shares how yoga, meditation, deep awareness and self-love can become tools in both our individual and collective healing process.
Published 08/06/21
Dr. Rohini Bannerjee is the President of St. Mary’s University Faculty Union and Associate Professor of French Literature but also has a deep passion and interest in bringing more inclusivity and diversity in our everyday conversation and yoga space. A rich conversation full of stories, knowledge, and tips on how to bring more awareness, choice, and audacity to your world. A conversation that is full of fire and passion. Let it educate you and move you.
Published 07/30/21
Kim est maman de 2, une intuitive née et une organisatrice aux talents multiples. Créatice du Journal Ambition, cette femme aux multiples facettes de gestionnaire nous raconte comment les évènements marquants de sa vie ont crée des racines sur lesquelles elle évolue et se choisie sans cesse. Profond, émotif et inspirant, ce podcast nous révèle la magie et la lumière qui habite cette femme extraordinaire.
Published 07/23/21
Joanna Thurlow is the co-founder of Modo Yoga Studio in Halifax, Bedford, and St. John Newfoundland. She started baking sourdough bread in 2017 and after many failed attempts she realized that her baking was missing …. Yoga! An incredibly inspiring conversation where the process of baking is superimposed to mindfulness and yoga. We speak of the physical, emotional, and spiritual aspects of making bread. How making mistakes is vital in the process of getting “good” at anything and how...
Published 07/16/21
Riche de diverses expériences de vie au Québec, en Floride et au Costa-Rica, Pavla Dubeau infuse sa vision du voyage et des espaces sacrés dans son projet de design avec la création du Temple Sanctuaire en Nature. Situé dans la région de Québec, ce nouvel endroit de prédilection est un nid où se ressourcer sous toutes ses formes. Sur ce podcast, Nadia et Pavla discutent comment la vision du Temple est devenue réalité. Et ce, en 9 mois de gestation!
Published 07/09/21
Brandy brings a refreshing twist to SHE Quest Podcast this month dialoguing with Estelle about gender-bending, what it means to be sexually fluid. We delve into femininity, fetishism, the male gaze, the search for our true selves, and exploring the depths of self-expression. How can we connect the spiritual with material when we have so little time to be ourselves? Unpacking the trauma that comes with transitioning from male to female and “de transitioning-ish”. Brandy’s realization that the...
Published 07/02/21
Une passionnée du plein air, de l'océan et des montagnes, Coralie est propriétaire d’Attitude Nordique à Baie Comeau. Dans cet épisode, on jase de voyages, d’entrepreneuriat social et comment les cycles de la nature viennent influencer les cycles de notre vie!
Published 06/25/21
Author of Notes for the Everlost: A Field Guide to Grief, Kate Inglis and host Estelle Thomson continue a 3-part conversation on grief, body, triggers and creativity. The final of this epic conversation on grief! We start by speaking about connecting with your physical and the nourishment that can be found in nature. We speak about all our YIN & YANG channels- the physical and more internal aspect of our being. We widen our lens on creativity, searching for your personal creative outlet...
Published 06/18/21
S’envoler en l’air en trapèze volant à partir d’une plateforme suspendue est chose du quotidien pour cette femme aux multiples talents. Camille Bertrand-Montminy a toujours aimé le cirque et l’expression à travers le mouvement, et a choisi d’en faire partie intégrante de sa vie à tout prix. Infirmière spécialisée, professeure de cerceau, de tissu aérien, de trapèze volant et de yoga, elle partage son temps entre les soins infirmiers et l’art du cirque. Pour elle, l’expression à travers la...
Published 06/11/21
Author of Notes for the Everlost: A Field Guide to Grief, Kate Inglis and host Estelle Thomson continue a 3-part conversation on grief, body, triggers and creativity. We are back in Kate’s bedroom closet widening our lens on the nuances of grief with a stream of consciousness musings on cultivating fragility in an unjust world, the dark side of motherhood, shame and trauma triggers. In this episode, we explore rage, the dualities in triggers, the “search” for equanimity.A fresh look on PTSD,...
Published 06/04/21
Elysabeth Daigle a choisi un style de vie et un chemin professionnel hors du commun, et en écoutant son intuition a eu l’occasion de vivre des expériences absolument incroyables. Formée en design de costume, puis en yoga et en SUP Yoga, elle nous partage comment elle s’est retrouvée à travailler pour l’Opéra de Montréal, pour Cavalia, et à lancer son entreprise de vêtements et accessoires de plein air, ANCR Collective. Les textiles la passionnent et elle adore contribuer en partageant sa...
Published 05/28/21
Author of Notes for the Everlost: A Field Guide to Grief, Kate Inglis and host Estelle Thomson kick-off a 3-part conversation on grief, body, triggers and creativity. Almost 14 years ago Kate was pregnant with identical twin boys and gave birth 3 months early. Ben survived, Liam didn’t. A radically honest conversation on the wild west that his NICU, the bereaved motherhood recovery (physical, emotional and spiritual) journey (“the luckiest most unlucky mother”) and musings on the tragic magic...
Published 05/21/21
Audrey Lamarche a grandi à Val D’Or et demeure maintenant aux Îles-de-la-Madeleine, entourée d’un océan à perte de vue. Elle est mère de deux merveilleuses filles, professeure de yoga, psychoéducatrice, et ambassadrice du deuil.
Published 05/14/21
Season 5 Premier is here featuring special guest Julia Mitton! Julia grew up in Halifax Nova Scotia and moved to France when she was 20 years old. A serial entrepreneur, food/travel enthusiast and yoga teacher- in this episode she speaks to us about the concept of home, our roots and what it takes to truly own your little girls calling. An avid solo traveller, we debunk the taboos around 30+years women travelling the world and what she has gained in wisdom and confidence from these...
Published 05/07/21
Season 4 finale!!!! And what a finale it is. Rachel is beautifully honest from her beginnings in a vibrant musical family to her start in a band to her solo career. Our conversation takes raw tangents and refreshing take on creativity, audiences, and ultimately coming back to what you love. Rachel teaches us about her trifecta concoction for staying grounded and sane. A powerful episode that will leave you feeling like a creative on the top of a mountain, ready to make: ART.
Published 12/29/20
In this episode, we chat with repeat guest Dr. Jenn Salib Huber about Intuitive & Mindful Eating for spiritual opening through navigating our relationship with food. This episode is a glimpse into the side of the mother we never talk about - the different ways we relate to the mother in our projection to food. We address the epidemic of eating disorders, and dive deep into what eating disorders can be understood as the repressed feminine coming to life. This episode is truly soul food!
Published 12/22/20
A refreshing and must-listen episode with Sarah Andrews from Sattva Boutique. Have you ever wanted to know what Ethical Fashion really meant? This is THE episode where we dive deep in the fashion world. From sommelier to Sattva Boutique owner in Halifax, Sara takes us on a journey where fashion really is just the tip of the iceberg! Tune in.
Published 12/18/20
Jenn Grant is lovely, natural and cheery. In this episode, Jenn graciously gift us with her struggles with depression after having her first child. A conversation more women need to have about hormones, mental health and ultimately seeking help. From her early days screaming in PEI field to touring all over the world, Jenn's creativity is rooted in joy, intuition and cheer. SO. MUCH. CHEER. Enjoy!
Published 12/15/20
Christina Martin is a powerhouse of a creative on a mission. A singer and songwriter, she graces us from her personal stories of growing up to what she's been doing now that she can't tour the world with her music (yes - planting trees might have something to do with this!). In this episode, learn how to step-by-step own your creative genius and get in the groove. So far, perhaps one of my favourite conversations on the show!
Published 12/11/20
In this episode meet Halifax-born Sheila Ferguson, but living in Australia for a decade. This conversation is a fresh river stream on a warm morning. Enter Sheila's world of yoga, student and teacher of life. For the first time, Sheila speaks publicly about the sudden death of her father and the anxiety and difficulties that ensues. Sheila teaches us about SPANDA and her way to cope/process grief as a sometimes messy- most times graceful- journey through it all.
Published 12/08/20
This episode is jam packed with essential oil stories and benefits. Here we meet Alyssa, interior designer turned essential oil connoisseur. Best yet- her shop is right here in Dartmouth Nova Scotia. Learn of her rise into entrepreneurship and tips and tricks of the trade. Get to know her personal story too-a beautiful unfolding into who she is meant and ever evolving to be: LIGHTWATER.
Published 12/04/20