Embrace Your Core
Summary: Embrace Your Core is a bi-monthly podcast brought to you by SPEAR Physical Therapy, the Nation's Top Physical Therapy Practice, with the primary goal of helping people realize that to truly succeed, you must start by looking within. The Embrace Your Core podcast series aims to empower YOU to become the best YOU possible. We’ll do that by sharing the viewpoints of the nation’s top physicians, physical therapists, athletes and inspiring leaders. These guests will tell us how they recognize their unique power of self, and will share how they apply that in their daily lives. Episodes released every other tuesday of the month.
Dr. Etan Sugarman is an Orthopedic surgeon specializing in the treatment of athletes of all abilities, from high school to professional players to weekend warriors. He has a history at the Kerlan-Jobe Orthopaedic Clinic treating a vast range of professional athletes of Los Angeles(Rams, Dodgers, Angels). An avid surfer, violinist and athlete, his priority is for all patients to understand, feel comfortable and work with them to get back to life. He thrives under his position as opportunity to make somebody else's life better.
On today's Episode we have Kayla Kleinman. She is a Yoga/Barre Instructor in NYC and author of the Health and Wellness blog titled: Kayla in the City. Kayla in the City is an online platform that inspires millennial women to blend wellness and hustle. She teaches at Y7 Studio and Bar-Method Noho.
Kari Pearce is 4x crossfit games athlete with a prestigious background in gymnastics. Voted 2016 fittest Athlete, Kari only started crossfit a couple years ago, she has grown to be ranked #5 in the world. On this episode she'll detail the hard work, effort and continuity that it takes to reach such an achievement! Enjoy the 3rd episode of the season!
For over 30 years, Dick Traum has worked to help people with disabilities compete as athletes in road races and other sporting events. In 1983 he founded Achilles International, an organization whose mission is to enable people with all types of disabilities to participate in mainstream running events in order to promote personal achievement. Traum lost his right leg above the knee as the result of a car accident when he was 24. An accomplished college wrestler, he was determined to remain physically active. Traum completed the first five-borough New York City Marathon in 1976 in 7:24, becoming the first known amputee athlete to run a marathon. Enjoy the second episode of season 2!
Steve Serio is a Paralympic Gold Medalist in the middle of a basketball game Steve Serio is a Paralympic Gold Medalist, ESPY winner for Best Male Athlete with a disability and currently plays for the New York Rolling Knicks. After being paralyzed at 11 months old following a tumor removal, Steve would later make sure that did not get in his way. He found wheelchair basketball, worked hard and grew from it, letting it blossom into a career. On the show, he details how to embrace the journey, grow through all challenges and continue to work hard to live your life to the fullest! Regardless of the hand your dealt!
Welcome back to another season of Embrace You Core! Season 1 had so many highs and inspiring moments, get ready for Season 2! Featuring: Olympic Gold Medalists, surgeons and inspirational people in the health and wellness field. Listen in for how to connect with us in the show, we're looking to hear from you!
On today's season finale show we are joined by Adam Greenberg. Adam is a former professional Baseball player and CEO of Lurong Living. Some highlights from our conversation included: Adam detailing the need to always "Get Up" from adversity. Look and connect the good support system around you. Learn to love and own all your passions and accomplishments. Finally, share your story, share imperfections with the world, empower others.
On today's episode we have Dr. Stephen Fealy, founder of BetterPT and Orthopedic Surgeon in Hospital of Special Surgery. Some highlights from our conversation include: * Dr. Fealy detailing how you always must look for the positive in every situation. * The need to simply, LISTEN. Listen to everything that is going on around you with intent to learn. * You must apply the mindset of "owning it" through all aspects of your life. * Always have the belief to always "do the right thing" as a guide in life.
On today's episode we have Amir Rand, Amir is Physical Therapist and Regional Director of the Gotham Region at SPEAR PT. Some highlights from our conversation included: * Amir detailing his core 4 values for leadership are: Teamwork,Consistency, Failure and Ownership. * The need to reach out to your failures and not to shy away from them, learn from them. * Setting the proper culture in your environment is so critical to the success of the operation. * To constantly grow and change as a leader, enabling your team to succeed however fits them best.
On today's show we had Heidi Jones founder of SquadWOD and top personal trainer in 2017. Some highlights from our conversation included: * Heidi detailing how in order to empower yourself, you must empower others. * The need to get comfortable in uncomfortable situations in order to grow. * Always try to create an open conversation with other people to truly connect. * The need to celebrate your worth and owning everything that you are.
On today’s episode we have Pervis Taylor, Personal Empowerment Coach. Some highlights from our conversation included: Pervis detailing how ,mapping and visualizing what's important is vital to being successful. Always being a student of life, keeping on trying to learn something new everyday. The need to find your one positive thing and hold on to it and cling to it. How there's a slot in world history for each one of us. Either as a world changer or somebody that watches the world change.
On today's show we had Dan Orlovsky, former NFL Quarterback,now media analyst. Some highlights from our conversation included: * Dan detailing his values of integrity, confidence, work ethic and fearlessness. * That no matter the talents you were born with, look to others to help you grow. * The importance of staying true to your passions to push you through all obstacles. * The power of the word "yet" as a constant motivation to keep pushing. Follow Dan on Twitter: @danorlovsky7
On today's show we hosted Sara Kafka Hovsepian, a Pseudo Culture Warrior & Revenue Cycle Director of SPEAR Physical Therapy. Some highlights from our conversation included : Sara detailing how vital honesty is to all your forms of communication. The importance to always look for your opportunities in this world. The need to be present, take advantage of your opportunities and excel with your skills. Finally, finding your passion, joy and happiness and make your impact in this world.
On today’s show we hosted Dr. Mark Klion, a board certified Orthopedic Surgeon & endurance athlete based in NYC,NY. Some highlights from the conversation included: Dr Klion sharing personal stories of pushing through both as a surgeon and endurance athlete. The need to always recognize and understand how to react to the situation you’re in. Elaborating on how the process of being creative is a catalyst for greatness. Always being prepared to change and adjust your plan when necessary to succeed. Bio: Dr. Mark Klion
On today's show we hosted Jimmy Olayos, the Regional Director of the Empire Region at Spear Physical Therapy. Some highlights from the conversation included: Jimmy detailing that you can always overcome bad circumstances by staying focused. The importance of taking action and facilitating your team when trying to lead others. How being passionate is so vital with anything you do. And finally to to always keep a people-first mindset when trying to help others.