Vancouver-based podcast featuring local movers + shakers speaking the unspoken.

Adri Koc-Spadaro - energy & artwork
Jun 17 • 57 min
On today’s episode I’m joined by good friend, Adri Koc-Spadaro. Here’s what I love about Adri…. LITERALLY EVERYTHING. And we discuss literally (okay, figuratively) everything. From energy work, to Snoop Dogg to regrets to kink, nothing is off the table.…
Walt Drennan & Maia Bremmerer - diabetes & down dog
May 6 • 90 min
Welcome to a special hybrid episode! This episode is in partnership with Ask Me About My Type 1 podcast. On today’s episode, we explore mind-body connection and how yoga and movement can support type 1 diabetics. As a ‘type none’ (someone who doesn’t have…
Christine Wild - dating & digressing
Apr 1 • 61 min
On today’s episode, I’m joined or should I say co-joined by Christine Wild from the podcast Running Wild With Christine. Join us for this episode on our respective stories with podcasting, life and walking the path to today. Just like Christine shared in…
AJ Lowik - gender & genesis
Mar 8 • 57 min
Today’s guest is trans reproductive rights author, educator and activist AJ Lowik. From working at an abortion clinic to traveling the world studying and lecturing on trans reproductive rights, AJ has an arsenal of knowledge that they share with me. We…
Dr. Yabome Gilpin-Jackson - safety & certitude
Feb 21 • 91 min
On today’s episode I’m humbly rejoined by Dr. Yabome Gilpin-Jackson. We discuss what’s changed since she was last on and how winning the International African Business Woman of the Year (2017) and BBPA Harry Jerome Award (2018) propelled her further into…
Anna McMillan - cookies & creation
Feb 1 • 64 min
On today’s episode I’m joined by longtime friend, Anna McMillan.
Ash Belluz - a reintroduction
Jan 13 • 17 min
A short and sweet episode of me reintroducing myself and this podcast.
Jen Kasuya & Justine Sones - motherhood unfiltered part V
Dec 1, 2019 • 70 min
On today’s episode, I’m joined by two of my favourite humans, Justine Sones & Jen Kasuya.
Justine Sones - politics & poetry
Oct 8, 2019 • 54 min
On today’s episode I’m re-re-rejoined by Justine Sones. This time, we’re stepping away from our usual Motherhood Unfiltered lens and bringing you politico feels. That’s right. We’re talking about the upcoming Canadian federal election.
Billy Gollner - excellence & empowerment
Oct 4, 2019 • 64 min
On this episode, I’m joined by longtime friend, Billy Gollner.
Jacqueline Jennings - decolonization & defiance
Sep 15, 2019 • 73 min
On this episode, I’m joined by Jacqueline Jennings.
Justine Sones - motherhood unfiltered part IV
Sep 1, 2019 • 65 min
On this episode, I’m rejoined by good friend, entrepreneur and rad-ass Mother, Justine Sones. We catch up on the past 6 months since our last episode and answer all your burning questions.
Cicely Blain - activist & author
Aug 15, 2019 • 53 min
On this episode, I’m joined by Cicely Blain.
Sara McCabe - banter & bakit
Aug 1, 2019 • 82 min
On this episode, I’m joined by bakit and shop tlk co-founder, Sara McCabe.
Mona Stilwell - nourish & nurture
Jul 15, 2019 • 62 min
On this episode, I’m joined by Feeding Mama founder, Mona Stilwell.
Jeremy Vaughan - detention & determination
Jul 1, 2019 • 121 min
On this episode, I’m joined by Jeremy Vaughan.
Vivian Man - kyth & kyn
Jun 17, 2019 • 64 min
On today’s episode, I’m joined by Kyth+Kyn founder Vivian Man.
Anna Farrant - transitions & timing
May 27, 2019 • 53 min
On this episode, I’m joined by Anna Farant. Anna is the co-founder of All City Athletics, partner of Alliance Boxing Promotions and sits on the board of directors for Boxing BC.
Anna Heyd and Vivian McCormick - friendship & flax
May 13, 2019 • 83 min
Today’s guests are two-thirds of the trio behind Flax Sleep. Meet Anna Heyd & Vivan McCormick.
podcasters connect - live recording
May 6, 2019 • 78 min
This episode is a very special edition! Hear the live recording from the April 18th Podcasters Connect event.
Alica Forneret - commemorate & commiserate
Apr 29, 2019 • 73 min
On this episode, I’m joined by Alica Forneret.
Natalie Matko-Jackson - cancer & kindness
Apr 22, 2019 • 72 min
On this episode, I’m joined by Natalie Matko Jackson.
Shayla Stonechild - story & sacredness
Apr 8, 2019 • 61 min
On this episode, I’m joined by Shayla Stonechild, TV host, yoga instructor and workshop facilitator.
Taraneh Erfan King - spirit & svadhyaya
Mar 25, 2019 • 81 min
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 physical…
Heather McCain - advocacy & accessibility
Mar 21, 2019 • 98 min
On this episode I’m joined by Heather McCain from CAN SERVICES (Citizens for Accessible Neighbourhoods).
Dora Kamau - psych & self-care
Mar 11, 2019 • 87 min
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
Feb 25, 2019 • 69 min
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 experience. We…
Victoria Welsby - fierce & fat
Feb 11, 2019 • 60 min
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 of…
Sara Panton - capacity & clarity
Jan 28, 2019 • 44 min
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 think).…
Sharifa Samuels - code & conceive
Jan 14, 2019 • 73 min
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 coding…
Jessie Nelson - identity & inclusion
Jan 2, 2019 • 95 min
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…
Justine Sones - motherhood unfiltered part III
Dec 19, 2018 • 61 min
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. SQUIRREL!…
Cassy Field - woash & waiting
Dec 10, 2018 • 77 min
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 opens up as…
Ash Brodeur - feels & future
Nov 26, 2018 • 50 min
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 gets…
Maggie Anderson - grace & gamut
Nov 19, 2018 • 101 min
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 uncomfortable,…
Jess Robson - connected + clever copywriter
Oct 30, 2018 • 76 min
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 in her…
Justine Sones - motherhood unfiltered part II
Oct 16, 2018 • 59 min
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 outlets…
Emma Andrews - cannabis consultant
Oct 9, 2018 • 59 min
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 + wellness…
Julia “the Jewel” Budd - Bellator MMA Champ
Sep 6, 2018 • 48 min
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, faith and…
Justine Sones - motherhood unfiltered part I
Aug 30, 2018 • 54 min
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 stigma…
Giulia Halkier - Brazen Soul Rebellion
Aug 23, 2018 • 80 min
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…
Anita Cheung - mindfulness entrepreneur
Jul 17, 2018 • 59 min
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 and what…
Ben Owens - sports photographer
Jun 19, 2018 • 56 min
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 take the…
Micayla Gatto - Ferda Girls
May 29, 2018 • 53 min
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 and… - redefining selfishness
May 21, 2018 • 49 min
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 down to the…
Nate Morris - Club Row
May 5, 2018 • 86 min
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. You…
Christina Culver - the magic is real
Apr 10, 2018 • 97 min
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 truck and…
Kaya Dorey - Novel Supply Co
Mar 14, 2018 • 64 min
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. We jam…
Kristin Zerbin - Hoochy ‘Booch Kombucha
Feb 20, 2018 • 61 min
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…
Ally Maz - walking out of the jungle
Feb 17, 2018 • 60 min
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…
Jessie Hutton Nelson - KITH+common
Feb 12, 2018 • 108 min
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 conversation of…
Sandy C - rediscovering self through dance
Feb 5, 2018 • 56 min
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 marriage…
Dr. Yabome Gilpin-Jackson - identity & interrogation
Jan 10, 2018 • 75 min
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 and…
Ashley Brodeur - Feelosophy Yoga
Dec 30, 2017 • 56 min
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…
Taraneh Erfan King - mindful gift giving
Dec 5, 2017 • 38 min
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
Nov 30, 2017 • 22 min
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…
Amy Bonner - Union Swimwear
Nov 23, 2017 • 30 min
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
Nov 23, 2017 • 16 min
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 gut and…
Joni Lind - Kits Kitchen
Nov 6, 2017 • 24 min
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
Oct 27, 2017 • 30 min
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.
Oct 18, 2017 • 1 min
A short and sweet introduction to KILTER&MINT