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.
This week on DANCE BEHIND THE SCREEN PODCAST…
[0:29] YeaJean and Martheya introduce Joan Breibart
[1:49] Martheya recommends PhysicalMind Institute Props - Tye4/Tye4x, Parasetter Minis, and SmartSeat - Linked Below
QUESTIONS WITH JOAN BREIBART
[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?”
[39:03] YeaJean asks:
1- If you had to recommend a resource to our audience what would it be?
Bill Maher- "you get politics, you get humor, you get lightness, you get controversy”, http://www.billmaher.com/
2- What was the first dance you saw?
“Peter Martin...Apollo...Oklahoma, South Pacific, West Side Story….I guess I saw a lot of things at an earlier age”
3- Do you think social media has a positive influence on the dance world (yes or no)?
Yes "dance to me is young - youngness goes with social media"
4- What is your favorite social media platform?
Instagram “I like Instagram”
Website- PhysicalMind Institute™, https://www.physicalmindinstitute.com/dance
Website- Joan Breibart, https://www.physicalmindinstitute.com/joan-breibart
Podcast- Body Conversations®, https://open.spotify.com/show/3MEEhmLlU7tqTDFdbIlB6g
Book- 80Bites The Dancers Diet, https://physicalmind.myshopify.com/products/80bites-the-dancers-diet https://80bites.com/
Prop- HeadFloater®, https://physicalmind.myshopify.com/collections/products-1/products/headfloater
Book- The Relaxation Response by Herbert Benson, MD https://www.amazon.com/Relaxation-Response-Herbert-Benson/dp/0380006766
Artist- Emily Zachary, https://tremainedance.com/our_team/faculty/emily-zachary/
Artist- Deborah Wingert, https://www.juilliard.edu/dance/faculty/wingert-deborah
Media- Medium, https://medium.com/@JoanBreibart
Article- Scientific American ‘Dirt Poor’, https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/soil-depletion-and-nutrition-loss/
Bill Maher- ”you get politics, you get humor, you get lightness, you get controversy”, http://www.billmaher.com/