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41 | #JoanBreibart - PhysicalMind Institute

On our second episode of Dance Wellness month your co-hosts YeaJean and Martheya interview inventor, author, and Founder of the PhysicalMind Institute, Joan Breibart. In this episode, we go behind the screen and talk about diet and exercise, the four health words everyone should know, dance injuries, harsh realities to consider if you want to build your own fitness business, and the marketing facade in the wellness industry.


[0:29] YeaJean and Martheya introduce Joan Breibart

[1:49] Martheya recommends PhysicalMind Institute Props - Tye4/Tye4x, Parasetter Minis, and SmartSeat - Linked Below


[3:00] YeaJean asks: “Can you briefly explain what PhysicalMind Institute is?”

[4:35] Martheya asks: “Can you talk about what PhysicalMind Institute is now?”

[5:40] Martheya asks: “In your podcast you mention there are four health words everyone should know. Can you talk more about why these are the four health words we should know?”

[11:25] YeaJean asks: “We talk about what are the different somatic practices..big picture… you say thinking, avoiding, perfection... Can you talk more about that?”

[13:42] Martheya asks: “How are you able to differentiate what is valuable education knowledge?”

[16:04] Martheya asks: “Can you talk about the importance of chewing and biting?”

[18:18] Martheya asks: “Can you talk about what the dancer diet might look like?”

[21:14] YeaJean asks: “Can you talk about some of your favorite props? How do people use them at home?”

[24:25] Martheya asks: “What do you think the most useful props for dancer’s would be?”

[25:15] Martheya asks: “What are some lifestyle recommendations you have for dancers who want to have healthier and longer careers?”

[32:48] YeaJean asks: “Do you have advice for those who want to open or manage their own fitness studio (yoga, pilates, etc.)?”

[36:03] Martheya asks: “Do you think that social media has impacted PhysicalMind Institute?”