The Wellness Connection

The Wellness Connection
The Wellness Connection Podcast is presented by Hale Wellness: Bringing Quality Living to Everyday Life. Each week we’ll share insights from our personal wellness journeys and conversations with interesting people who are engaging and bringing wellness to the community.

How to Connect with Wellness by Uncovering Your Pain Story | Dr. Silke Laub
Jul 31 • 54 min
We start this episode of the Wellness Connection talking about how the way that you spend summer might impact your relationships throughout the year. We then meed Dr. Silke Laub. Her journey started as a classical musician playing in orchestras in…
Finding Balance and Serving Others | Ms. Queen A-1 Housing Solutions, Inc. and Blakk Boxx Radio
Jul 3 • 47 min
In this episode we meet entrepreneur Ms. Queen. She is founder of A-1 Housing Solutions, Inc. which provides assisted living services. Ms Queen is also the creator of Blakk Boxx Radio, a media company aimed at uplifting and informing the the Black…
Excergaming: Bringing Fun to Fitness and Special Needs Therapy with Marc Sickel
Jun 12 • 45 min
This special episode of the Wellness Connection Podcast was recorded live at Fitness for Health, in Rockville, Maryland. We had great time touring the facility (follow for proof). We then sat down with…
Healing through Art and Meditation with Noelle Imparato, Ph. D.
May 22 • 43 min
In this episode of the Wellness Connection we are in conversation with artist and author, Noelle Imparato. Noelle applies her experience as a meditation teacher and training in Mythology and Depth Psychology in a unique and transformative art practice…
How to Enhance Your Emotional Intelligence | Professor Kevin Naiker
May 8 • 83 min
In this episode we discuss the importance of Emotional Intelligence (EQ) with Professor Kevin Naiker. Download this episode to learn more The impact that emotional intelligence has on relationship and career success The elements of the emotional…
Bringing Your Mind, Body, and Spirit Together Through Yoga with Karen Fowlkes
May 1 • 63 min
In this episode of the Wellness Connection podcast we meet Karen Fowlkes, a Yoga instructor who followed a unique path to her practice. Karen re-discovered the sense of freedom she experienced as a runner through a her Yoga practice that emphasizes…
Four Barriers that Prevent Your Body from Healing Itself with Dr. Santiago Nevarez, ND LAc
Apr 25 • 65 min
In this episode we meet Dr. Santiago Nevarez, a Naturopathic Doctor and Acupuncturist whose practice focuses upon the treatment of chronic pain and chronic illnesses such as type 1 and type 2 diabetes. He shares how he transitioned from preparing for a…
Reconnecting to the Self Through Coaching and Life-Long Learning
Apr 12 • 52 min
In this episode of the Wellness Connection Karen and Gerad give updates on their personal wellness journeys and discuss the power of coaching and well-designed educational experiences to help break through barriers the can prevent you from living your…
Returning to Nature with Gerard Dambreville, owner of Zilenatural
Apr 5 • 81 min
In this episode of the Wellness Connection we meet Gerard Damberville, owner of Zilenatural, a distributor of all natural, hand-made products sourced from the herbs and leaves grown on farms in the mountains of Haiti. Gerard shares his journey from Haiti…
More than a Meal…an Experience | Chef Daisy Brown
Mar 29 • 73 min
In this episode of the Wellness Connection we meet Baltimore’s own Chef Daisy Brown, CEO of O’Wonderful LLC. Chef Daisy shares her journey from growing up on the West Side of Baltimore City, to a career in early childhood education, to discover her…
Exploring the Link Between Nutrition and Beauty | Hope Wrenn, RD, LDN, SNS
Mar 22 • 67 min
In this week’s episode of the Wellness Connection we meet Dietitian and Nutrition Specialist Hope Wrenn. Hope share her journey from being an entrepreneur in the energy sector to embarking on a career helping people transform and enhance their lives…
How to Lose Weight and Keep it Off | Demetre Whitmore RD, Nutrition Consultant
Mar 14 • 84 min
In this episode, Registered Dietician and Nutrition Consultant Demetre Whitmore shares her insights on how to lose weight and maintain a healthy weight by setting the right goals and making better lifestyle choices. Demetre also shares the early…
The Power of Plant-Based Eating | Dr. Nellie Whitaker
Mar 14 • 75 min
In this episode of the Wellness Connection Dr. Nellie Whitaker shares her four keys to a healthy lifestyle and the amazing benefits she has seen for her self and with her patients since she has adopted a Vegan diet. Dr. Whitaker offers her expert advice…
“Love is Possible.” Exploring Imago Therapy with Kathy Sirota LCSW-C
Feb 27 • 63 min
In this episode of the Wellness Connection we meet Kathy Sirota, a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and Advanced Imago Clinician. In 2003, after years of working as a Social Worker for clients with persistent mental illness at Johns Hopkins, Kathy made a…
Enhancing Wellness for Yourself, Your Family, and Your Community | Beatrice Scott and Mary Alexander
Feb 21 • 19 min
In this episode of the Wellness Connection Podcast, Karen chats with Beatrice Scott and Mary Alexander. Two dynamic women who are bringing wellness to the community in their own unique ways. Beatrice Scott is the founder of The Storybook Project, an…
We’re all “jes passin’ by…” with Photographer Joe Braswell
Feb 13 • 40 min
In this episode of the Wellness Connection Karen and Gerad chat about: the difference between loungin’ and lampin’ media consumption investment bias creative community and more Then Karen sits down with our special guest Joe Braswell of Jes Passin’ By…
“Love so deep only freedom remains…” | Sherry Tuegel of Body Beloved
Feb 6 • 52 min
In this episode of The Wellness Connection Podcast we have a conversation with Transformational Teacher/Facilitator Sherry Tuegel. Sherry talks about the journey that lead to her discovery of the Spiritual and Energetic practices that she teaches.…
Art As A Tool For Healing and Wellness with Folk Artist, Gloria Garrett
Jan 24 • 22 min
In this episode of the Wellness Connection Podcast we have an interview with folk artist Gloria Garrett. She shares how making art and teaching others has changed her life
The Origin Story: Karen’s Wellness Journey
Jan 16 • 53 min
In this episode of The Wellness Connection Podcast you will hear the founder’s origin story and learn about the path that lead her to start the wellness connection. Take the free wellness assessment today and see where you stand.
Introducing The Wellness Connection Podcast
Jan 2 • 4 min
Highlights from the premier season of the Wellness Connection Podcast, presented by Hale Wellness