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Breaking Body Biases

an anti-diet and joyful movement podcast amplifying voices of fitness professionals, dietitians and health practitioners promoting HAES. Destroying diet culture one episode at a time.

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Approaching Fitness with Curiosity and Compassion with Beth Yarzab from CanFitPro - Ep 67
In this week's episode, we connect with Weight Neutral Fitness Coach, PRO TRAINER with CanFitPro, and Fitness Educator with Heart. Beth was a previous guest (listen to episode 6 here) We talk about CanFitPro Conference 2022Curiosity in fitnessCompassion in fitness CONNECT WITH BethWebsiteBeth on InstagramBeth on LinkedInCONNECT WITH Breaking Body BiasesBreaking Body Biases WebsiteBreaking Body Biases on InstagramBreaking Body Biases on FacebookHave a greater impact - Become a weight-inclusive fitness instructorBody Image Upgrade
32:35 09/26/2022
Why do you exercise? What motivates movement? with Christine DeFilippis - Ep 66
Why do you exercise? If exercise did not change your weight or how you looked in any way would you still do it?This week we explore why our reason for exercising is important and reasons for movement beyond aesthetic changes.Join us for a screening of Embrace at Pop Fit Studio on Friday 9/23 at 7pm.Join us in person or online for a fundraiser to support Smile Train on Friday 10/7.Learn more about the Body Image UpgradeCheck out our free webinar for our Weight Inclusive Instructor Training.Christine is a Movement Motivator, Body Liberator & Unconventional FitProHer mission is to disrupt the industry and destroy diet culture. She is the host of the Breaking Body Biases podcast. She is the creator of FitPro Ed, an online education platform for fitness instructors and she is the owner of Pop Fit Studio in the Philadelphia suburbs:  a HAES & weight-inclusive studio featuring dance, barre, bounce, and bungee workouts.CONNECT WITH Christineon InstagramOn FacebookOn LinkedInWebsitePop Fit StudioCONNECT WITH Breaking Body BiasesBreaking Body Biases WebsiteBreaking Body Biases on InstagramBreaking Body Biases on Facebook
18:56 09/19/2022
The Doughnut Diaries & Body Love with Rachel Lavin - Ep 65
In this week's episode, we connect with author, personal trainer & WIFA ambassador, Rachel Lavin.We talk about Her book The Doughnut DiariesBody Image and Body LoveThings we'd love to see differently in fitnessRachel Lavin is a Published author of The Doughnut Diaries, Certified Personal Trainer and a Certified Health Coach. She grew up in Northern California and has lived in Hawaii, Vancouver, Washington and Portland, Oregon. She currently lives in Greenville, South Carolina with her Boyfriend. Rachel has been teaching group fitness classes since 2000.  She has taught dance classes, Aqua aerobics, stretch classes, Jazzercise and corporate Bootcamps until 2010. In 2006 Rachel graduated from Portland Community College with an Associates Degree in Applied Sciences and became an ACE certified Personal Trainer. Currently Rachel has been specializing in one on one Personal Training. Rachel creates a special bond with all of her clients. It is important for her to be their teammate as well as their cheerleader while teaching proper exercise technique.Rachel has been recovering from restrictive diets and binge eating and really wanted to share her story with the hope that she could reach as many people as possible who have had similar experiences. She wants to be an ally for the people all over the world with the hope that we can win this fight on how we see our bodies and to love our bodies unconditionally. Rachel believes that we are all in this together and no one is alone.  CONNECT WITH RachelWebsiteRachel on InstagramBuy the Doughnut DiariesCONNECT WITH Breaking Body BiasesBreaking Body Biases WebsiteBreaking Body Biases on InstagramBreaking Body Biases on FacebookHave a greater impact - Become a weight-inclusive fitness instructor
40:34 09/12/2022
CanFitPro Wrap up for Fitness Instructors with Christine DeFilippis - Ep 64
CanFitPro wrap up with Christine DeFilippisUpcoming events:Join us for a screening of Embrace at Pop Fit Studio on Friday 9/23 at 7pm.Join us in person or online for a fundraiser to support Smile Train on Friday 10/7.Learn more about the Body Image UpgradeCheck out our free webinar for our Weight Inclusive Instructor Training.Christine is a Movement Motivator, Body Liberator & Unconventional FitProHer mission is to disrupt the industry and destroy diet culture. She is the host of the Breaking Body Biases podcast. She is the creator of FitPro Ed, an online education platform for fitness instructors and she is the owner of Pop Fit Studio in the Philadelphia suburbs:  a HAES & weight-inclusive studio featuring dance, barre, bounce, and bungee workouts.CONNECT WITH Christineon InstagramOn FacebookOn LinkedInWebsitePop Fit StudioCONNECT WITH Breaking Body BiasesBreaking Body Biases WebsiteBreaking Body Biases on InstagramBreaking Body Biases on Facebook
18:32 09/05/2022
Week 10 Wrap up & What's Next- ACE Summer Series #9 with Christine DeFilippis - Ep 63
This week we recap the entire 10 episode series for taking a weight neutral approach in group fitness in order to have a greater impact.  This is the 10th video in a series for fitness instructors for the ACE Group Fitness FB page.Assignment: Learn more about the entire series and what's next here.ResourcesJoin the ACE Facebook page to access the complete video series each MondayCheck out the full seriesChristine is a Movement Motivator, Body Liberator & Unconventional FitProHer mission is to disrupt the industry and destroy diet culture. She is the host of the Breaking Body Biases podcast. She is the creator of FitPro Ed, an online education platform for fitness instructors and she is the owner of Pop Fit Studio in the Philadelphia suburbs:  a HAES & weight inclusive studio featuring dance, barre, bounce, and bungee workouts.CONNECT WITH Christineon InstagramOn FacebookOn LinkedInWebsitePop Fit StudioCONNECT WITH Breaking Body BiasesBreaking Body Biases WebsiteBreaking Body Biases on InstagramBreaking Body Biases on Facebook
21:33 08/29/2022
The BMI & Body Autonomy in Fitness - ACE Summer Series #9 with Christine DeFilippis - Ep 62
This week we explore the BMI: what it is, where it came from and what could be used instead. We explore Body Autonomy and how we could better support our participants on their health & wellness journey.  This is the 8th video in a series for fitness instructors for the ACE Group Fitness FB page.Assignment: Learn more about the origins of the BMI. Examine ways you might measure your clients success without measuring weight loss?  Add your thoughts here.ResourcesJoin the ACE Facebook page to access the complete video series each MondayCheck out the full seriesTop Ten Reasons the BMI is BogusUCLA Study on the BMIThe origins of the BMIChristine is a Movement Motivator, Body Liberator & Unconventional FitProHer mission is to disrupt the industry and destroy diet culture. She is the host of the Breaking Body Biases podcast. She is the creator of FitPro Ed, an online education platform for fitness instructors and she is the owner of Pop Fit Studio in the Philadelphia suburbs:  a HAES & weight inclusive studio featuring dance, barre, bounce, and bungee workouts.CONNECT WITH Christineon InstagramOn FacebookOn LinkedInWebsitePop Fit StudioCONNECT WITH Breaking Body BiasesBreaking Body Biases WebsiteBreaking Body Biases on InstagramBreaking Body Biases on Facebook
12:54 08/22/2022
Creating Accessible & Inviting Fitness Spaces - ACE Summer Series #8 with Christine DeFilippis - Ep 61
This week we explore the spaces we create. How we can create spaces that are inviting and accessible for all bodies in order to reach the 50% and more of the population that is intimated by gyms and studios.  This is the 8th video in a series for fitness instructors for the ACE Group Fitness FB page.Assignment: Walk into your studio or gym. What are some things that could be triggering or barriers to fitness for clients and potential clients?  Add your thoughts here.ResourcesJoin the ACE Facebook page to access the complete video series each MondayCheck out the full seriesChristine is a Movement Motivator, Body Liberator & Unconventional FitProHer mission is to disrupt the industry and destroy diet culture. She is the host of the Breaking Body Biases podcast. She is the creator of FitPro Ed, an online education platform for fitness instructors and she is the owner of Pop Fit Studio in the Philadelphia suburbs:  a HAES & weight inclusive studio featuring dance, barre, bounce, and bungee workouts.CONNECT WITH Christineon InstagramOn FacebookOn LinkedInWebsitePop Fit StudioCONNECT WITH Breaking Body BiasesBreaking Body Biases WebsiteBreaking Body Biases on InstagramBreaking Body Biases on Facebook
11:06 08/15/2022
Programming Group Fitness Classes for an Inclusive Experience - ACE Summer Series #7 with Christine DeFilippis - EP 60
This week we explore how we can better program our workouts in order to reach the 50% and more of the population that is intimated by gyms and studios.  This is the 7th video in a series for fitness instructors for the ACE Group Fitness FB page.Assignment: How can you program your classes in order to create more success? Add your thoughts here.ResourcesJoin the ACE Facebook page to access the complete video series each MondayCheck out the full seriesChristine is a Movement Motivator, Body Liberator & Unconventional FitProHer mission is to disrupt the industry and destroy diet culture. She is the host of the Breaking Body Biases podcast. She is the creator of FitPro Ed, an online education platform for fitness instructors and she is the owner of Pop Fit Studio in the Philadelphia suburbs:  a HAES & weight inclusive studio featuring dance, barre, bounce, and bungee workouts.CONNECT WITH Christineon InstagramOn FacebookOn LinkedInWebsitePop Fit StudioCONNECT WITH Breaking Body BiasesBreaking Body Biases WebsiteBreaking Body Biases on InstagramBreaking Body Biases on Facebook
14:38 08/12/2022
Untangling FOOD in your fitness class - ACE Summer Series #6 with Christine DeFilippis - Ep 59
This week we explore food could influence our impact. Why should we separate food from our workouts and how that would look?  This is the 6th video in a series for fitness instructors for the ACE Group Fitness FB page.Assignment: Start untangling food from your workouts. What would change? What things would you need to stop doing or saying? And what could be said instead?  Add your thoughts here.ResourcesJoin the ACE Facebook page to access the complete video series each MondayCheck out the full seriesChristine is a Movement Motivator, Body Liberator & Unconventional FitProHer mission is to disrupt the industry and destroy diet culture. She is the host of the Breaking Body Biases podcast. She is the creator of FitPro Ed, an online education platform for fitness instructors and she is the owner of Pop Fit Studio in the Philadelphia suburbs:  a HAES & weight inclusive studio featuring dance, barre, bounce, and bungee workouts.CONNECT WITH Christineon InstagramOn FacebookOn LinkedInWebsitePop Fit StudioCONNECT WITH Breaking Body BiasesBreaking Body Biases WebsiteBreaking Body Biases on InstagramBreaking Body Biases on Facebook
10:31 08/11/2022
Stepping away from aesthetic in fitness - ACE Summer Series #5 with Christine DeFilippis - Ep 58
This week we explore the LOOK of fitness. How could taking a less aesthetic approach help to create a greater connection with clients?  This is the 5th video in a series for fitness instructors for the ACE Group Fitness FB page.Assignment: This week pay attention to your coaching and cueing. Could you change some aesthetic cues from your coaching? Add your thoughts using the link below. Add your thoughts here.ResourcesJoin the ACE Facebook page to access the complete video series each MondayCheck out the full seriesChristine is a Movement Motivator, Body Liberator & Unconventional FitProHer mission is to disrupt the industry and destroy diet culture. She is the host of the Breaking Body Biases podcast. She is the creator of FitPro Ed, an online education platform for fitness instructors and she is the owner of Pop Fit Studio in the Philadelphia suburbs:  a HAES & weight inclusive studio featuring dance, barre, bounce, and bungee workouts.CONNECT WITH Christineon InstagramOn FacebookOn LinkedInWebsitePop Fit StudioCONNECT WITH Breaking Body BiasesBreaking Body Biases WebsiteBreaking Body Biases on InstagramBreaking Body Biases on Facebook
12:57 08/10/2022
The Impact of our Words in Group Fitness - ACE Summer Series #4 with Christine DeFilipis - Ep 57
This week we explore the power of our words. Take a listen to learn why reframing what we say could help create a much greater connection with clients. This is the 4th video in a series for fitness instructors for the ACE Group Fitness FB page.Assignment: This week pay attention to the words you use in your classes or when taking classes. Observe and reflect on what words are harmful and not helpful. Are there some words or phrases you would like to stop using? How can reframe our words to have a much more inclusive approach? Add your thoughts here.ResourcesJoin the ACE Facebook page to access the complete video series each MondayCheck out the full seriesChristine is a Movement Motivator, Body Liberator & Unconventional FitProHer mission is to disrupt the industry and destroy diet culture. She is the host of the Breaking Body Biases podcast. She is the creator of FitPro Ed, an online education platform for fitness instructors and she is the owner of Pop Fit Studio in the Philadelphia suburbs:  a HAES & weight inclusive studio featuring dance, barre, bounce, and bungee workouts.CONNECT WITH Christineon InstagramOn FacebookOn LinkedInWebsitePop Fit StudioCONNECT WITH Breaking Body BiasesBreaking Body Biases WebsiteBreaking Body Biases on InstagramBreaking Body Biases on Facebook
18:11 08/09/2022
Why Take a Weight-Neutral Approach - ACE Summer Series #3 with Christine DeFilipis - Ep 56
In this episode, the 3rd in a series for fitness instructors, we examine why fitness instructors would benefit from taking a weight-neutral approach.  This week we explore what it would look like if we took a weight-neutral approach. Take a listen to learn what a weight-neutral approach is and how it might benefit participants and those that haven't found their way to us quite yet.Assignment: Learn more about the SCIENCE behind taking a weight-neutral approach Join the ACE Facebook page to access the complete video series each Monday Check out the full series Christine is a Movement Motivator, Body Liberator & Unconventional FitProHer mission is to disrupt the industry and destroy diet culture. She is the host of the Breaking Body Biases podcast. She is the creator of FitPro Ed, an online education platform for fitness instructors and she is the owner of Pop Fit Studio in the Philadelphia suburbs:  a HAES & weight inclusive studio featuring dance, barre, bounce, and bungee workouts.CONNECT WITH Christineon InstagramOn FacebookOn LinkedInWebsitePop Fit StudioCONNECT WITH Breaking Body BiasesBreaking Body Biases WebsiteBreaking Body Biases on InstagramBreaking Body Biases on Facebook
13:34 08/08/2022
Bias is Fitness Classes - ACE Fitness Summer Series #2 with Christine DeFilippis - Ep 55
In this episode, the 2nd in a series for fitness instructors, we look at BIAS.  If you haven’t completed the Harvard Implicit Bias Test from the last episode, be sure to do that first. The results from this quick 'test' will help you as we talk about bias this week and how it could affect your classes. Take a listen to the video and complete the suggested activities.Homework: 👉🏻  https://implicit.harvard.edu/implicit/takeatest.htmlScroll to the bottom and click on I WISH TO PROCEEDScroll down to the WEIGHT IAT Assignment: Pay attention to how often you reference weight or weight loss in your classes this week. What would happen if you took out all references to weight, weight loss, or aesthetic goals. In the coming weeks we will talk about what we COULD be saying instead.Join the ACE Facebook page to access the complete video series each Monday https://www.facebook.com/groups/acegroupfitChristine is a Movement Motivator, Body Liberator & Unconventional FitProHer mission is to disrupt the industry and destroy diet culture. She is the host of the Breaking Body Biases podcast. She is the creator of FitPro Ed, an online education platform for fitness instructors and she is the owner of Pop Fit Studio in the Philadelphia suburbs:  a HAES & weight inclusive studio featuring dance, barre, bounce, and bungee workouts.CONNECT WITH Christineon InstagramOn FacebookOn LinkedInWebsitePop Fit StudioCONNECT WITH Breaking Body BiasesBreaking Body Biases WebsiteBreaking Body Biases on InstagramBreaking Body Biases on Facebook
11:59 08/07/2022
On a Mission to Change the Fitness Industry - ACE FitPro Summer Series with Christine DeFilippis
In this episode, we launch a brand new series for fitness instructors. Looking to have a greater impact with your group fitness classes?  A Summer Learning Series with ACE Fitness: “Am I Welcome Here? How To Make Your Classes More Inclusive”. Each week ACE Fitness Instructor and host of the Breaking Body Biases podcast, Christine DeFilippis will be sharing with our community one mini-lesson to help us make this a reality. Be sure to check back each week for a quick video and assignment.LESSON 1With 60% of Americans not engaging in regular exercise and 25% not active at all, how do we make our fitness classes more welcoming and enjoyable spaces? In this first lesson, we start with understanding our own biases and how that could affect those who most need our classes.Homework: 👉🏻  https://implicit.harvard.edu/implicit/takeatest.htmlScroll to the bottom and click on I WISH TO PROCEEDScroll down to the WEIGHT IAT Join the ACE Facebook page to access the complete video series each Monday https://www.facebook.com/groups/acegroupfitChristine is a Movement Motivator, Body Liberator & Unconventional FitProHer mission is to disrupt the industry and destroy diet culture. She is the host of the Breaking Body Biases podcast. She is the creator of FitPro Ed, an online education platform for fitness instructors and she is the owner of Pop Fit Studio in the Philadelphia suburbs:  a HAES & weight inclusive studio featuring dance, barre, bounce, and bungee workouts.CONNECT WITH Christineon InstagramOn FacebookOn LinkedInWebsitePop Fit StudioCONNECT WITH Breaking Body BiasesBreaking Body Biases WebsiteBreaking Body Biases on InstagramBreaking Body Biases on Facebook
10:59 06/22/2022
Healing from Disordered Eating with Confidence & Compassion with Health Coach Katelyn Parsons - Ep 53
In this week's episode, we connect with Certified Health Coach Katelyn Parsons.We talk about Overcoming binge eating as a health coachNuances of binge eating/intuitive eating/body imageHow to achieve more confidence, quickly + compassionately  Katelyn Parsons is a Certified Health Coach, speaker, and host of the weekly podcast Body Truth.  After years of struggling with disordered eating, she not only found recovery but recognized a crucial missing link in the healing process- empowerment + individual expression. This inspired her entrepreneurial journey and life mission to shift the conversation toward strengthening authenticity through healing the relationship with food, body, and self. Katelyn has helped countless creative leaders build healthy, fulfilling lives through an integrative coaching method which blends the principles of Intuitive Eating, body image work, mindset, and habit building techniques. She loves traveling with her husband, spontaneous adventures, storytelling, and creating cozy dinner party’s with friends & family. CONNECT WITH KatelynWebsiteKatelyn on InstagramBody Truth PodcastCONNECT WITH Breaking Body BiasesBreaking Body Biases WebsiteBreaking Body Biases on InstagramBreaking Body Biases on Facebook
42:23 05/26/2022
Celebrity Weight Loss: Lessons Learned from Kim Kardashian, Jessica SImpson and Lizzo - Ep 52
In this episode, Christine shares her thoughts on celebrity weight loss. What can we learn from Kim Karshasian, Jessica Simpson and LizzoTopics include👉🏻 How celebrities influence diet culture👉🏻 Body autonomy👉🏻 and moreChristine is a Movement Motivator, Body Liberator & Unconventional FitProHer mission is to disrupt the industry and destroy diet culture. She is the host of the Breaking Body Biases podcast. She is the creator of FitPro Ed, an online education platform for fitness instructors and she is the own of Pop Fit Studio in the Philadelphia suburbs:  a HAES & weight inclusive studio featuring dance, barre, bounce and bungee workouts.CONNECT WITH Christineon InstagramOn FacebookOn LinkedInWebsitePop Fit StudioCONNECT WITH Breaking Body BiasesBreaking Body Biases WebsiteBreaking Body Biases on InstagramBreaking Body Biases on FacebookFrom this episodeBig Grrrls on Amazon 
30:48 05/16/2022
Pain & Stress Management with Fran Garton - Ep 51
In this week's episode, we connect with Pain Management Coach and Personal Trainer Fran Garton.We talk about Her journey and how she lives pain-freeStress Management and identifying triggers and stress management techniques Pain Management strategiesHow negative emotions connect to painFibromyalgia and so much moreFran Garton is a Pain Management Coach for women who want to get rid of their pain forever. Through her no BS coaching, mastery of movement modifications and online workouts, she adds laughter and fun to your coaching sessions, shakes up your approach to movement and pain management while making it feel like you’ve always lived this way. Her adoring fans + customers have called her the caring friend who’s ready to give tough love and call you out on your excuses when needed. She’s that tiny voice inside your head that is there to cheer you on. She’s been featured numerous television shows, podcasts, and in magazines. When she’s not helping her clients achieve their goals, you can find her hanging out with her furry donkeys and kittens, engaging in her old lady cross-stitch addiction or having a dance party. You’ll also find her presenting at CanFitPro this summer.CONNECT WITH FranFran's WebsiteFran on InstagramFran on TwitterFran on YouTubeFran on LinkedInTake Frans QuizCONNECT WITH Breaking Body BiasesBreaking Body Biases WebsiteBreaking Body Biases on InstagramBreaking Body Biases on Facebook
48:39 04/05/2022
1 Year Anniversary & 50th Episode with Christine DeFilippis
In this episode, Christine shares her thoughts on why she started the podcast and the journey throughout the first year.She shares 7 things she learned this past year and lots of great resources👉🏻 Weight bias/stigma in healthcare 👉🏻 Taking a weight neutral approach vs loving your body 👉🏻 HAES: where it originated and ASDAH 👉🏻 Body positivity 👉🏻 The importance of listening  👉🏻 The fitness industry and conferences👉🏻 The daily work required to remain happy while destroying diet culture. Christine is a Movement Motivator, Body Liberator & Unconventional FitProHer mission is to disrupt the industry and destroy diet culture. She is the host of the Breaking Body Biases podcast. She is the creator of FitPro Ed, an online education platform for fitness instructors and she is the own of Pop Fit Studio in the Philadelphia suburbs:  a HAES & weight inclusive studio featuring dance, barre, bounce and bungee workouts.CONNECT WITH Christineon InstagramOn FacebookOn LinkedInWebsitePop Fit StudioCONNECT WITH Breaking Body BiasesBreaking Body Biases WebsiteBreaking Body Biases on InstagramBreaking Body Biases on FacebookFrom this episode ASDAHThe Body Positivity Movement
25:50 03/28/2022
Shame Free Fitness with FitPro Sadie Simpson Ep 49
In this weeks episode, we chat with Group Exercise Instructor, Personal Trainer, Certified Intuitive Eating Counselor and fellow podcast host Sadie SimpsonWe talk about👉🏻 Re-defining "health" for fit pros👉🏻 Understanding healthism and associating morality and elitism with a healthy lifestyle👉🏻 Recognizing commonly admired behaviors among group fitness instructors and trainers that are often perceived as healthy but are actually signs and symptoms eating/exercise disordersand so much moreSadie Simpson is a Group Fitness Instructor, Personal Trainer, and Intuitive Eating Counselor in Asheville, North Carolina. She helps other fit pros disengage from diet culture so they can improve program enrollment, engagement, impact & retention without shame, manipulation, & weight-loss-focused programming. With over 15 years in the fitness industry as an instructor, trainer, group fitness manager, health educator, local trainer for the YMCA of the USA, and Intuitive Eating counselor, Sadie merges her experiences to create opportunities for other health and fitness professionals to serve their members in a values-driven way. She is the founder of Shame-Free Fitness: a continuing education course for fit pros who are committed to doing things differently within the industry. Other services include virtual Intuitive Eating coaching and facilitating workshops for teams, businesses, non-profits, gyms, studios, and other community groups. Sadie also teaches weekly in-person Zumba & Aqua Zumba classes and is a personal and small-group trainer locally in Asheville, NC.Sadie on InstagramShame Free FitnessThe Satisfaction PodcastCONNECT WITH Breaking Body BiasesBreaking Body Biases WebsiteBreaking Body Biases on InstagramBreaking Body Biases on Facebook
44:40 03/21/2022
Weight Bias in the Fitness Industry with Christine DeFilippis - Ep 48
Weight bias is negative attitudes, beliefs, judgments, stereotypes, and discriminatory acts aimed at individuals simply because of their weight. It can be overt or subtle and occur in any setting, including employment, healthcare, education, mass media, and relationships with family and friends. It also takes many forms – verbal, written, media, online and more. Weight bias is dehumanizing and damaging: it can cause adverse physical and psychological health outcomes and promotes a social norm that marginalizes people.In this episode, Christine shares her thoughts on how weight bias can negatively affect people and cause harm and some things that can help shift the industry.Christine is a Movement Motivator, Body Liberator & Unconventional FitProHer mission is to disrupt the industry and destroy diet culture. She is the host of the Breaking Body Biases podcast. She is the creator of FitPro Ed, an online education platform for fitness instructors and she is the own of Pop Fit Studio in the Philadelphia suburbs:  a HAES & weight inclusive studio featuring dance, barre, bounce and bungee workouts.CONNECT WITH Christineon InstagramOn FacebookOn LinkedInWebsitePop Fit StudioCONNECT WITH Breaking Body BiasesBreaking Body Biases WebsiteBreaking Body Biases on InstagramBreaking Body Biases on FacebookFrom this episode - Weight bias resources Weight bias education
44:07 03/14/2022
Can Exercise be Harmful? Orthorexia with FitPro Jennifer Hicks - Episode 47
In this weeks episode, we chat with Canadian NIA instructor Jennifer HIcksWe talk about👉🏻 Jenn's history with exercise addiction and an eating disorder👉🏻 How she was able recover and start finding joy after a very unhealthy relationship with movement👉🏻 NIA and what it is and how that changed her relationship with movementand moreJenn Hicks is a Black Belt Nia instructor and Size-Inclusive Fitness Specialist who has taught all over the world. She was named NOW Magazines' Best Virtual Fitness Instructor for 2020 and recently became a Nia White Belt Trainer. Trained in Classic Nia and Nia MoveIT, Jenn customizes routines for every class and helps attendees modify steps or movements whenever they need a little extra care. She values and teaches weight-neutral fitness classes that follow HAES principles. Jenn works with neurotypical and neurodivergent individuals including people with eating disorders, body dysmorphia, brain trauma, mental health issues, and dementia. She is currently studying to become a Personal Trainer with CanFitPro. Jenn on InstagramJenn on TwitterJenn on TikTokJenn on YouTubeWebsiteJenn on LinkedInFrom the episode:Megan Jane Crab - "Body Positive Power"Sonya Renee TaylorLearn more about NIAPodcast: She's All FatACE Fitness Blog: Is Body Love realistic?CONNECT WITH Breaking Body BiasesBreaking Body Biases WebsiteBreaking Body Biases on InstagramBreaking Body Biases on Facebook
33:10 02/21/2022
Where I've Been The Past Few Weeks - Solo with Christine - Ep 46
In this solo episode, I share why I needed to take a few weeks off from the podcast. An update on my medical journey and my frustration with weight stigma in the medical field.Christine is a Movement Motivator, Body Liberator & Unconventional FitProHer mission is to disrupt the industry and destroy diet culture. She is the host of the Breaking Body Biases podcast. She is the creator of FitPro Ed, an online education platform for fitness instructors and she is the own of Pop Fit Studio in the Philadelphia suburbs:  a HAES & weight inclusive studio featuring dance, barre, bounce and bungee workouts.CONNECT WITH Christineon InstagramOn FacebookOn LinkedInWebsitePop Fit StudioCONNECT WITH Breaking Body BiasesBreaking Body Biases WebsiteBreaking Body Biases on InstagramBreaking Body Biases on Facebook
15:46 02/14/2022
Why Willpower is weak and the better way to reach goals with Christine DeFilippis - Ep 45
In this solo episode with BBB podcast host Christine DeFilippis she shares her thoughts on why willpower is not what its cracked up to be and what to do instead if you are trying to set and reach goals 👉🏻 Why most most fail at new years resolutions👉🏻 Why willpower doesn't work👉🏻 Three strategies that will help you reach your goalsChristine is a Movement Motivator, Body Liberator & Unconventional FitProHer mission is to disrupt the industry and destroy diet culture. She is the host of the Breaking Body Biases podcast. She is the creator of FitPro Ed, an online education platform for fitness instructors and she is the own of Pop Fit Studio in the Philadelphia suburbs:  a HAES & weight inclusive studio featuring dance, barre, bounce and bungee workouts.CONNECT WITH Christineon InstagramOn FacebookOn LinkedInWebsitePop Fit StudioCONNECT WITH Breaking Body BiasesBreaking Body Biases WebsiteBreaking Body Biases on InstagramBreaking Body Biases on Facebook
15:28 01/13/2022
New Years Resolutions and 2022 Goals with Kim Basler - Ep 44
In our first episode of the year, and part two of my interview with Kim Basler, we talk about New Years Resolutions and goals for 2022.We talk about👉🏻 New Years Resolutions👉🏻 Intentions and Goals👉🏻 Being presentand our wish list for 2022Kim understands firsthand the struggles around emotional eating, chronic dieting and body image issues. With 25 plus years working in the health and fitness industry, she is invested in helping her clients and online international community find a balanced approach towards healthy living.  Her training at the Institute for the Psychology of Eating enables her to use a mind body centered approach to nutrition as well as cutting edge eating psychology strategies. Kim believes in a holistic approach to health; moving beyond the number on the scale and embracing health through mind, body and spirit in a doable and sustainable way. Kim's friendly demeanor and heart centered approach to life is easily felt from the stages she speaks on. She is devoted to supporting her clients throughout their journey; releasing the inner critic and going after the dreams that their heart desires. Kim lives in Waterloo, Ontario Canada with her husband, 2 teenagers and her golden retriever Sophie. She is also a co-author in the #1 best selling book,  Owning Your ChoicesKim on Instagramwww.kimbasler.com Food Freedom Foundations starting the week of January 24thFrom Frustrated to FREE, where you learn to break free from diet culture, take your power back, and learn new tools to improve your self-image and nourish your body on your terms. An 8-week group coaching space Contact Kim at kim@kimbasler.com to learn more or visit her Instagram page for more details CONNECT WITH Breaking Body BiasesBreaking Body Biases WebsiteBreaking Body Biases on InstagramBreaking Body Biases on Facebook
42:40 01/04/2022
Reflecting on 2021 with Kim Basler - Ep 43
In our final episode of the year, we reconnect with past guest Kim Basler and we talk about what she's been up to and reflect on the past year.We talk about 👉🏻 Adele👉🏻 Lizzo👉🏻Will Smithand so much moreKim understands firsthand the struggles around emotional eating, chronic dieting and body image issues. With 25 plus years working in the health and fitness industry, she is invested in helping her clients and online international community find a balanced approach towards healthy living.  Her training at the Institute for the Psychology of Eating enables her to use a mind body centered approach to nutrition as well as cutting edge eating psychology strategies. Kim believes in a holistic approach to health; moving beyond the number on the scale and embracing health through mind, body and spirit in a doable and sustainable way. Kim's friendly demeanor and heart centered approach to life is easily felt from the stages she speaks on. She is devoted to supporting her clients throughout their journey; releasing the inner critic and going after the dreams that their heart desires. Kim lives in Waterloo, Ontario Canada with her husband, 2 teenagers and her golden retriever Sophie. She is also a co-author in the #1 best selling book,  Owning Your ChoicesKim on Instagramwww.kimbasler.comCONNECT WITH Breaking Body BiasesBreaking Body Biases WebsiteBreaking Body Biases on InstagramBreaking Body Biases on Facebook
33:19 12/28/2021
Cultivating a Health Mindset with Dr Lara Zibarras - Ep 42
In this episode, we talk with Dr Lara Zibarras, Psychologist and Food Freedom Coach. She shares her story from dieting, to disorder eating to having an eating disorder and her journey to recovery. Learn what food freedom is about, why diets are bad for you and how cultivating a  health-mindset and can help in your un-dieting journey while sharing some tips for breaking up with diet culture.Dr Lara Zibarras is a psychologist and food freedom coach. She helps women develop a healthy and happy relationship with food, without guilt or emotional eating. She is the founder of the Health Mindset Matters program which helps women discover the science and psychology behind their negative spiral of weight struggles, binges and emotional eating; how to tune into their bodies and rediscover how to eat for both nourishment and enjoyment - creating a mindset for health.CONNECT WITH Dr LaraWebsite: https://drlarazib.com/masterclass Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/drlarazib/ YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/c/drlarazib  CONNECT WITH Breaking Body BiasesBreaking Body Biases WebsiteBreaking Body Biases on InstagramBreaking Body Biases on Facebook
37:04 12/16/2021
Mindful Movement with HAES aligned FitPro Christine DeFilippis - Ep 41
In this solo episode with BBB podcast host Christine DeFilippis she shares her thoughts on Mindful Movement👉🏻 Do you enjoy your workouts?👉🏻 Checking in with yourself before, during and after your workout👉🏻 Do your workouts serve you ?Christine is a Movement Motivator, Body Liberator & Unconventional FitProHer mission is to disrupt the industry and destroy diet culture. She is the host of the Breaking Body Biases podcast. She is the creator of FitPro Ed, an online education platform for fitness instructors and she is the own of Pop Fit Studio in the Philadelphia suburbs:  a HAES & weight inclusive studio featuring dance, barre, bounce and bungee workouts.CONNECT WITH Christineon InstagramOn FacebookOn LinkedInWebsitePop Fit StudioCONNECT WITH Breaking Body BiasesBreaking Body Biases WebsiteBreaking Body Biases on InstagramBreaking Body Biases on Facebook
22:00 12/06/2021
Disrupting the Fitness Industry with Canadian FitPro Samantha Montpetit-Huynh - Ep 40
In this episode, we talk with Samantha Montpetit-Huynh an Online body inclusive health coach. She shares how she got into the fitness industry and how she has pivoted throughout her career. How becoming a mom changed her perspective and what she is doing to disrupt the industry.  She also shares her perspective being black in the fitness industry, black fishing, and body positivity. Samantha is the mother of two beautiful girls and has been in the fitness industry for over 20 years. Samantha is the founder of SamCoreTrainer and created the Strong Body Strong Core Academy to help women 40+ reconnect and feel confident in their bodies, regardless of what stage they are in.Samantha is a serial entrepreneur, speaker, teacher, mentor, course creator, and author. She is known extensively in her field and has appeared on multiple media outlets from print, podcasts, and television and is one of the fitness experts on The Marilyn Denis Show, a Canadian award-winning lifestyle television showCONNECT WITH SamanthaWebsite: www.SamCoreTrainer.com Instagram: https://instagram.com/samcoretrainer Twitter:  https://twitter.com/samcoretrainerTikTok https://www.tiktok.com/@samcoretrainerCONNECT WITH Breaking Body BiasesBreaking Body Biases WebsiteBreaking Body Biases on InstagramBreaking Body Biases on Facebook
41:16 11/29/2021
Assumptions About FitPros and The Industry That Need to Be Destroyed Along with Diet Culture -Ep 39
In this solo episode with BBB podcast host Christine DeFilippis we share thoughts on a recent article on yahooFitness Instructors And Workout Coaches Are Sharing Things Most People Don't Realize About The Industry, And Some Are Really Dark👉🏻 Assumptions about what an instructor is supposed to look like and what their fitness level "should" be👉🏻 The importance of self-care as a fitness professional: to feel your best, avoid injury and protect mental health👉🏻 Imposter syndrome and competition and comparison in the industryand moreChristine is a Movement Motivator, Body Liberator & Unconventional FitProHer mission is to disrupt the industry and destroy diet culture. She is the host of the Breaking Body Biases podcast. She is the creator of FitPro Ed, an online education platform for fitness instructors and she is the own of Pop Fit Studio in the Philadelphia suburbs:  a HAES & weight inclusive studio featuring dance, barre, bounce and bungee workouts.CONNECT WITH Christineon InstagramOn FacebookOn LinkedInWebsitePop Fit StudioCONNECT WITH Breaking Body BiasesBreaking Body Biases WebsiteBreaking Body Biases on InstagramBreaking Body Biases on Facebook
27:22 11/22/2021
Trauma, Eating Disorders and Embodiment with Alison Rothman - Ep 38
Alison Rothman is a Body-Centered Holistic Wellness Coach and Women's Group and Retreat Leader. She utilizes her extensive studies, experience, and first-hand knowledge of the capacity within the human body and spirit to heal. Alison provides clients with the ability to access their inner resources and release debilitating life patterns in order to reclaim their body, mind, heart, and soul connection. In addition to her one-on-one work, she facilitates retreats and groups, writes, speaks, and is the host of the podcast "Embodied and Awake."  She lives in Boulder, Colorado with her 12-year old son.  And she shares her experiences with us today.CONNECT WITH Alison RothmanWebsite: www.embodymylife.comInstagram: https://instagram.com/embody_lifeYouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC_w-HUGgv3B-ycv6whXlMrgCONNECT WITH Breaking Body BiasesBreaking Body Biases WebsiteBreaking Body Biases on InstagramBreaking Body Biases on Facebook 
41:01 11/15/2021