Mainely Wellness Podcast
In this show, movement educator Kirsten Adler chats with health and wellness experts in Maine about movement, our bodies, nutrition, fitness, and health.
Kirsten Adler is a yoga, Pilates, & Gyrotonic instructor and has been in the health and wellness field for over 17 years helping people improve strength, reduce pain, and improve mobility. Growing up as a dancer, Kirsten has always been curious about different modalities and approaches to the body and health, which inspired her to make this podcast. She hopes these conversations answer questions you may have or spark a curiosity in yourself on new avenues to explore.
In this episode, Kirsten chats with licensed social worker Hannah Curtis, about ways to beat and prevent burnout. They discuss some of the factors that lead to burnout, the connection between self-worth and burnout, and tips for preventing and recovering from burnout.
In this episode, movement educator Kirsten Adler chats with Renie Allen, owner of StillPoint Myofascial Release, about the fascial system and the importance of myofascial self-care. They discuss the benefits of good fascial health, ways that myofascial release can address pain, and tips for beginning a practice
In this episode, movement educator Kirsten Adler chats with Paula Norcott and Nicole Hart, the owners of Maine Mother & Company, about what it’s really like to be a new parent. They discuss the importance of unbiased parenting support, some of the common challenges and how to deal with them, ways to better prepare for becoming a parent, and ideas for self-care.
In this episode, movement educator Kirsten Adler chats with Laura Marston, owner of GoGo Refill, about simple ways to reduce waste. They discuss some major reasons to reduce plastic consumption, easy swaps for common plastic household items, and how to remain hopeful and inspired to take action.
In this episode, movement educator Kirsten Adler chats with Alexander Technique teacher, Matt Cahill about improving posture. They discuss what sets Alexander Technique apart from other modalities, how the AT approaches changing posture, and tips for improving desk and tech-related discomfort.
In this episode, movement educator Kirsten Adler chats with physical therapist & running coach, Danielle Kroot about preventing running injuries.
In this episode, movement educator Kirsten Adler chats with balance and mobility specialist Rebecca Woll. They discuss how the balance system works, why balance declines with age, and simple ways to improve your balance at any age.
In this episode, movement educator Kirsten Adler chats with non-diet dietician Caroline Bowman about intuitive eating. They discuss the pitfalls of restrictive diets, principles of intuitive eating, and ways to improve your relationship with food.
In this episode, Kirsten chats with yoga and mindfulness teacher Chris Byrne about how to start a meditation practice in a way that fits in with your life.