KILTER&MINT

Ashley Belluz

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snapshot storytelling™️ // conversations with Vancouver’s movers & shakers
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Sara Panton - capacity & clarity

44:10 | Jan 28th

On this episode, I’m joined by vitruvi co-founder, Sara Panton. From collaborating with Goop to making it onto this year’s Forbes 30 under 30 list, Sara shares her defining moments of success and what balance means to her (hint - it’s not what you...Show More
Anna Heyd and Vivian McCormick - friendship & flax

1:23:04 | May 13th

Today’s guests are two-thirds of the trio behind Flax Sleep. Meet Anna Heyd & Vivan McCormick.
podcasters connect - live recording

1:18:52 | May 6th

This episode is a very special edition! Hear the live recording from the April 18th Podcasters Connect event.
Alica Forneret - commemorate & commiserate

1:13:49 | Apr 29th

On this episode, I’m joined by Alica Forneret.
Natalie Matko-Jackson - cancer & kindness

1:12:55 | Apr 22nd

On this episode, I’m joined by Natalie Matko Jackson.
Shayla Stonechild - story & sacredness

1:01:33 | Apr 8th

On this episode, I’m joined by Shayla Stonechild, TV host, yoga instructor and workshop facilitator.
Taraneh Erfan King - spirit & svadhyaya

1:21:25 | Mar 25th

On this episode I’m rejoined by good friend, Taraneh Erfan King from Mindonspirit. We catch up on what she’s been up to and her work of conscious parenting. Taraneh shares her definitions of Self, soul and spirit and how we are much more than our phy...Show More
Heather McCain - advocacy & accessibility

1:38:52 | Mar 21st

On this episode I’m joined by Heather McCain from CAN SERVICES (Citizens for Accessible Neighbourhoods).
Dora Kamau - psych & self-care

1:27:48 | Mar 11th

On this episode, I’m joined by Dora Kamau from Bliss Your Heart. Dora shares her soul mission of guiding women to wellness and wholeness and the story of becoming a self-care advocate.
Giulia Halkier - release & rebel

1:09:19 | Feb 25th

On this episode I'm rejoined by Giulia Halkier. Buckle up for a wild ride filled with singing, dancing and a ton of laughing. We kick things off by recapping my reiki session and share how crystals impacted the energy blockages and overall experi...Show More
Victoria Welsby - fierce & fat

1:00:10 | Feb 11th

On this episode I’m joined by body positive activist, Victoria Welsby. Victoria shares how she got into the work of fat body positivity and the path to discovering her worth. She also walks me through what it was like taking her clothes off in front ...Show More
Sharifa Samuels - code & conceive

1:13:04 | Jan 14th

On this episode I’m joined by my long time friend, Sharifa Samuels. Sharifa is one of the only female coders of colour. And not only that, but she made the career leap into coding later on in life, whereas a lot of her peers grew up immersed in co...Show More
Jessie Nelson - identity & inclusion

1:35:19 | Jan 2nd

On this episode, I’m rejoined by one of the funniest people I know, Jessie Nelson. We pick up where we left off (we last recorded 10 months ago) and what’s changed since then. Jessie shares their work of diversity and inclusion through shifting or...Show More
Justine Sones - motherhood unfiltered part III

1:01:39 | Dec 19th, 2018

On this episode, Justine & I sit down in kiddie chairs and record after dark. The kids are sweetly asleep as we sip our vino and gab on nothing in particular. You could say our attention span resembles that of a dog who just spotted a squirrel. SQUIR...Show More
Cassy Field - woash & waiting

1:17:24 | Dec 10th, 2018

On this episode, Cassy shares her recent launch of Woash Wellness and specifically the strategy of its launch. To me, Cassy appeared overnight and Woash was popping up all around town. Obviously I was intrigued and needed to learn more. Cassy open...Show More
Ash Brodeur - feels & future

50:02 | Nov 26th, 2018

Ash shares her personal evolution of yoga, where she sees the future of Feelosophy heading and creating the 2019 Tour of Touch. We obviously talk a lot about touch and unpack and share our personal struggles and hang ups with receiving touch. Ash ...Show More
Maggie Anderson - grace & gamut

1:41:15 | Nov 19th, 2018

On this episode, hear from one half of the duo behind Grace Club, Maggie Anderson. This fairly mysterious lady opens up about how she went from a girl with notions and beliefs, to running a club for feminists. We jam on growing through the uncomfort...Show More
Jess Robson - connected + clever copywriter

1:16:41 | Oct 30th, 2018

On this episode, hear from old friend and wise wordy, Jess Robson. We jam on the significance of celebrating her 5th birthday (of being in business), absorption vs creation and craving what she fears most. Jess candidly shares about the dark dip i...Show More
Justine Sones - motherhood unfiltered part II

59:54 | Oct 16th, 2018

On this episode, Justine & I catch up on our lives since our last recording, where we’re at with our postpartum depression and speak to the theme of I ain’t just a mama. We jam on ‘wasted thoughts’, supporting our mental health through creative ou...Show More
Emma Andrews - cannabis consultant

59:30 | Oct 9th, 2018

Tune in to hear Emma Andrews share her journey into the growing cannabis industry and how she's getting busy ending stigma and perpetuating a positive narrative. We jam on cannabis for sport performance, integrating cannabis into the health + well...Show More
Julia "the Jewel" Budd - Bellator MMA Champ

48:21 | Sep 6th, 2018

On this episode, my guest of honour is 3x Bellator MMA champion Julia "the Jewel" Budd. Julia is currently the #2 ranked 145 pound female MMA fighter in the WORLD and #1 ranked 145 pound Bellator female fighter. Hear Julia's story of fighting, fai...Show More
Justine Sones - motherhood unfiltered part I

54:00 | Aug 30th, 2018

Today's guest is none other and than my good friend, Justine Sones, entrepreneur, mom of 2 and coffee devotee. On this episode, we focus on motherhood and our journeys with postpartum depression. We talk about mental health, mental illness and the...Show More
Giulia Halkier - Brazen Soul Rebellion

1:20:11 | Aug 23rd, 2018

Today’s guest is none other than Reiki Master, life coach and entrepreneur badass, Giulia Halkier. Hear Giulia's story, how she defines brazen soul rebellion and where she’s at with the ongoing interconnection with her body. She opens up about her...Show More
Anita Cheung - mindfulness entrepreneur

59:55 | Jul 17th, 2018

On this episode hear from mindfulness entrepreneur Anita Cheung. Anita opens up about the most recent transitions in her career and what led her to (and why she won't quit) meditation. We breakdown the stereotypes and misconceptions of meditation ...Show More
Ben Owens - sports photographer

56:23 | Jun 19th, 2018

On this episode hear from Ben Owens as he shares a snapshot of his life as a freelance photographer. Ben speaks to the adventures (hello pumpkin cutter and restaurant owner) that've shaped him into the man he is today. Ben shares what pushed him t...Show More
Micayla Gatto - Ferda Girls

53:51 | May 29th, 2018

On this episode, Micayla opens up about her former career as a professional downhill mountain biker and why she made the switch from world cup to free rider. She gives me a quick lesson on mountain biking lingo, shares her inspiration for Ferda Girls...Show More
Self.ist - redefining selfishness

49:27 | May 22nd, 2018

This is the first ever KILTER&MINT podcast recorded in front of a live audience! On this episode, hear three speakers share their stories in redefining selfishness. We remove the stigma and negative connotations surrounding selfishness and get dow...Show More
Nate Morris - Club Row

1:26:31 | May 5th, 2018

On this episode, Nate shares his most recent fitness endeavour in Club Row, Vancouver's only rowing-based workout. We jam on fitness branding and social media, Nate's alter ego (Jackie Idaho) and how lululemon shaped the fitness game in Vancouver. ...Show More
Christina Culver - the magic is real

1:37:52 | Apr 10th, 2018

On this episode we go deep into Christina's colourful entrepreneurial life and how her friends floated the idea of her "disastertunity" and successfully turned it into Culver City Salads. She shares how she ended up owning the Conehead Ice cream truc...Show More
Kaya Dorey - Novel Supply Co

1:04:25 | Mar 14th, 2018

On this episode, Kaya shares her recent experience to Kenya, how she went from studying tourism to sustainability to becoming her own business owner. She digs into what our clothing is made of, fast fashion and why hemp isn't for hippies anymore. ...Show More
Kristin Zerbin - Hoochy 'Booch Kombucha

1:01:00 | Feb 20th, 2018

On this episode I'm joined by Kristin Zerbin, owner of Hoochy 'Booch Kombucha. I was intrigued to hear Kristin share her adventure into the kombucha biz as the 'booch scene has grown so much in popularity that it seems to rival the synonymous double-...Show More
Ally Maz - walking out of the jungle

1:00:50 | Feb 17th, 2018

I had the pleasure of sitting down with Ally Maz and hearing firsthand about her time in Nicaragua. It's only been a week and a half since being back in Vancouver, but I could see the change on her face. Her three month hiatus and down time provided ...Show More
Jessie Hutton Nelson - KITH+common

1:48:19 | Feb 12th, 2018

On this episode I sit down with Jessie Nelson, who openly shares their experience of recently publicly coming out as trans. Jessie divulges in the (not so easy) journey towards self love, self discovery and gender identity. We get into the conversati...Show More
Sandy C - rediscovering self through dance

56:49 | Feb 5th, 2018

On this episode, I sit down with Sandy C. as she shares her story of dance, sexual assault and returning to the place where she feels the most empowered and free. Sandy drops some knowledge on equating trauma to cat litter, angel walks and her 18 mar...Show More
Dr. Yabome Gilpin-Jackson

1:15:45 | Jan 10th, 2018

On this episode I sit down with Dr. Yabome Gilpin-Jackson. She shares key moments that fundamentally shifted her life like the January 6th, 1999 invasion of Freetown, Sierra Leone. We discuss her work in post traumatic growth of African war survivors...Show More
Ashley Brodeur - Feelosophy Yoga

56:28 | Dec 31st, 2017

On this episode, Ashley Brodeur and I chat about many a tings, including Feelosophy, riding a 3 year high, blacking out in Yoga (it’s a thing) and the power of a good shower. Ash shares her evolution of touch, shooting stars in Kenya and what 2018 is...Show More
Taraneh Erfan King - mindful gift giving

38:59 | Dec 5th, 2017

Taraneh and I jam on mindfulness, what we're in the practice of and what we're creating with our families. We touch on two of the eight limbs of yoga (in real life), how are kids are the greatest little gurus and why Yoga is #morethanasana.
Jen Beattie - essential oils 101

22:26 | Dec 1st, 2017

In this episode I sit down with homegirl, Jen Beattie, as she shares her passion for essential oils. We breakdown the stereotypes of aromatherapy hippie dippiness, using essential oils beyond the scent and making conscious choices. We go deeper into ...Show More
Amy Bonner - Union Swimwear

30:22 | Nov 24th, 2017

On this episode I sit down with Amy Bonner, founder and creator of Union Swimwear. She shares her journey as a chartered accountant by day to swimwear aficionado by night. Tune in to hear Amy's side hustle story.
Jennifer Varney - Barre Fitness

16:57 | Nov 23rd, 2017

On this episode of the KILTER&MINT podcast, I get l-l-local with Jennifer Varney, owner of Barre Fitness Port Moody. We chat about how she transitioned from professional dance to barre, creating the ideal schedule for life with kids, trusting your gu...Show More
Joni Lind - Kits Kitchen

24:24 | Nov 6th, 2017

In this episode I sit down with Joni Lind, CEO of Kits Kitchen. This pint-sized soup queen shares her story of liquid success and how she and her business partner Amy came to reign supreme over the soup sea of Campbell's and Mr. Noodles.
David Ogle - Dose Performance Coaching

30:47 | Oct 28th, 2017

In this episode, I sit down with David Ogle, founder of Dose Performance Coaching. We chat about the trifecta of coaching, what a coach actually does, similarities between weightlifting and yoga and obviously cats.
introduction

01:22 | Oct 18th, 2017

A short and sweet introduction to KILTER&MINT