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JZ Unfiltered (Formerly Pilates Unfiltered)

Jenna returns after a pandemic-induced hiatus to present a show for movement enthusiasts, passionate entrepreneurs and human beings who love a good conversation that comes with a side order of inspiration. Episodes consist of short-form "Jenna Gem Talks" and long-form story-based interviews with innovators who are creating movement in health, wellbeing and social growth work. Through their stories, we'll learn how they are using their unique talents and visions to help create lasting movement in the lives of others.
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Mar 11, 2020

I'm dropping in for a chat about how we can care for ourselves, our clients and our environments during this time of major stress and uncertainty. 

 

Thinking of all of you right now - You are doing a GREAT job - now let's get serious about the basics. 

 

xo Jenna

Mar 5, 2020

The conversation with Maggie Downie is full of "Teacher Talk!"  Working with clients with chronic pain, quality of movement, quality of teaching and whether or not Joseph Pilates would have a huge following on instagram today are covered in depth.  If you've ever asked yourself what really matters in your work, this interview will give you a lot of food for thought! 

Maggie Downie is the founder of Personal Euphoria, a fitness and wellness company, where she has been helping her clients reduce pain and keep moving since 2005. She co-founded PEEP’s in Motion, which offers Workshops for Wellness—programs designed to keep people moving and reduce pain. Maggie lives in a historic house in Connecticut and enjoys doing planks in different parts of the world, seeking adventures, climbing mountains, and eating chocolate. Maggie has walked on fire, swam in Jell-O which resulted in a viral video with over 42-million hits, and nearly summited Mt. Kilimanjaro. She has also trained under four of the Pilates Elders. Her book Keep Moving: Take Steps to Relieve Pain & Improve Your Life came out in October 2019. 

Thank you to our sponsors:

www.pilatesanytime.com

Use code GETUNFILTERED for a free 30 day trial

www.momentumfest.com

Register before the pricing goes up on 3/16! 

Upcoming Events: 

Pilates Fest North

www.pilatesfestnorth

BRINK 2020: 

www.jennazaffinomembers.com/brink

McEntire Summit: 

www.mcentirepilates.com/summit

 

 

Feb 20, 2020

Meet Amy Rost, a Mom of 4, Founder of ARC Pilates and the creator behind Pilates Fest North. Amy uses Pilates to empower and heal people so that they can lead a healthy and happy life! With over 10 years of Pilates experience, Amy brings passion, tenacity, and experience to the table for her clients and community.  She is a woman on a mission and Pilates North Fest is Amy’s newest adventure. Her unshakable commitment to growing Pilates culture in Canada has been the driving force for this event. 

 

Thank you to our sponsors:

www.pilatesanytime.com

Use code GETUNFILTERED for a free 30 day trial

www.momentumfest.com

Register before the pricing goes up on 3/16! 

Upcoming Events: 

BRINK 2020: 

www.jennazaffinomembers.com/brink

Pilates Fest North

www.pilatesfestnorth

Join us in May in Canada for a Pilates Celebration

 

 

Feb 18, 2020

Unfiltered Listeners!  I'm so excited to tell you about my first-of-its-kind-event for movement and wellness professionals: BRINK 2020! 

BRINK 2020 is a professional development event for wellness pros, entrepreneurs and creatives who believe whole-heartedly in their meaningful work and desire effective support for their vision.

We know what it’s like to be on the edge of the next steps in your career but hold yourself back because of fear, lack of resources and support

Our goal for BRINK 2020 is to provide you with an unforgettable experience that offers you specific and actionable takeaways that you can start to implement on the Monday following the event!

Listen to the episode to learn more and visit: 

www.jennazaffinomembers.com/brink

Monthly payment plans available. 

I hope you'll join me and be sure to register soon as space is limited.

Questions? Email team@jennazaffino.com

Feb 6, 2020

Positivity has arrived JUST IN TIME. Hilary Opheim is a bright light in the Pilates world who has an outlook that is like a breath of fresh air in a field that can sometimes be riddled with critique. 

Hilary has been teaching over 25 years and is known for her positive and supportive style of teaching not only clients but, for those she Mentors and go through her Training Program. Over her Pilates career she has studied with many and in 2017 She completed the 360 Program with Benjamin Degenhardt and in 2019 Graduated the Heritage Training with Cara Reeser. She has presented at the PMA Conference and gives workshops taking her unique style to studios to share her passion for the work of Joseph Pilates.

"I feel that Pilates is a journey and for me it is one of never-ending exploring, learning, sharing and community. My continued learning from those that have come before me helps me give Teachers understanding. confidence and community"

Looking at the bright side and seeing the best has always been who I am and this has always been present for me in my teaching. My purpose is to help teachers find that joyful, confident and assured teacher that they want to be.

 

Thank you to our sponsors:

www.pilatesanytime.com

Use code GETUNFILTERED for a free 30 day trial

www.momentumfest.com

Register before the pricing goes up on 3/16! 

Gem Seekers Group Coaching: 

www.jennazaffino.com/gemseeker

Upcoming Events: 

Pilates Fest North

www.pilatesfestnorth

Join us in May in Canada for a Pilates Celebration

 

Jan 30, 2020

In this replay episode, we hear from industry fave and movement practitioner, (not instructor!) Madeline Black.  She shares her wisdom with us about the longevity of her career, the balance of self practice, the process of writing her book 'Centered,' and her current creative outlets. 

 

Sustaining Sponsor: Pilates Anytime.com

Apply To Gem Seekers Group Coaching: APPLY TODAY

 

 

Jan 23, 2020

We're joined by Mimosa Gordon this week to dive into a rich conversation about teaching process, cueing skills, and seeing the body in front of you. Mimosa and I explore the "yes, and" element to having a conversation that holds multiple points of view - something that is not always available in the realm of discussing Pilates.

 

Episode Sponsor:

Pilates Anytime.com

USE CODE GETUNFILTERED to receive a free, 30 day trial! 

Momentumfest 2020

June 26 – 28, 2020

Get your tickets before March before the price goes up!

www.momentumfest.com

 

Pilates For Australia Fundraiser: 

Make a donation at the link below and then send your confirmation to coachjz@jennazaffino.com

 

https://www.gofundme.com/f/pilatesforaustralia
https://www.pilatay.com/pilatesforaustralia

 

Upcoming Live Events: 

 

Jenna at The Red Thread Ranch, Feb 28 – March 1, 2020

BRINK 2020 – Register for a professional development weekend that will change your life!

Mcentire Summit; Rochester, Michigan July 10 – 11th

Rant and Celebration Hotline: 331.240.1655

Visit www.pilatesunfiltered.com to listen to more episodes and/or suggest a guest!

Jan 16, 2020

On the week's between new interviews, we're throwing it back to some of our favorites and kicking it off with James Crader! 

This interview originally aired in June, 2017

James Crader is on the show this week and he and Jenna dive into the depths of the differentiation between movement, exercise, Pilates, and so much more. If you love getting into the minutia of movement, this episode is for you!

References: Katy Bowman, Ido Portal, Rafe Kelley.
 
Connect with James Crader HERE

 

Jan 9, 2020

We're BAAAACCCKKKK! And I can't think of a better, more energetic way to enter into a new year than with the beautiful spirit of Marimba Gold-Watts. This conversation spans all of the teaching topics from working with unmotivated clients to feeling empowered to get creative with your teaching to the perils of competition in the dance world vs social media.

 

Episode Sponsor:

Pilates Anytime.com 

USE CODE GETUNFILTERED to receive a free, 30 day trial! 

Upcoming Live Events: 

Mcentire Summit; Rochester, Michigan July 10 - 11th

 

Rant and Celebration Hotline: 331.240.1655

Visit www.pilatesunfiltered.com to listen to more episodes and/or suggest a guest! 

Dec 19, 2019

We're wrapping up 2019 with an epic #jennagem about effective goal setting for 2020! 

 

Pilates Anytime.com - Workout of the week: #3565 Kids Mat: Precision 

Use code: COMMUNITY for a free 30-day trial.

 

Get all of the info you need to start writing effective newsletters at your studio at profitablepilates.com

 

 

LINKS:

Verilux Happy Light

The Calling BY Rha Goddess

Pilates Unfiltered CEC's

 

 

 

Dec 12, 2019

Originally air date: 6/6/19

From the cacophony of working in big cities to teaching Pilates in Turks and Caicos, Kira Lamb's story is a multifaceted adventure in teaching, moving and life! In this beautiful conversation, Jenna and Kira connect through a deep dive of inquiry behind some of the stories that formed the driving forces behind Kira's gifts as a teacher of movement as well as many of the ways that our practices shift to meet the different stages of our lives. Get ready to think, laugh and be inspired!

 

 

Remember to leave us a review on iTunes! 

 

SPONSOR OFFERS:

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Farm Girl Marketing Solutions - Get $50 off of a new client review

Tired of trading time for money? Want more ideas on how to work less, make more and continue enjoying doing what you love?  check it out the newest course at ProfitablePilates.com 

 

LINKS: 

Pilates Unfiltered CEC's

Dec 5, 2019

This week we go LIVE at Chapel Allerton Pilates in Leeds, England with studio owner, Claire Sparrow as well as audience members.  We speak about Pilates in Great Brittain, the community in Claire's studio and lots of fun aspects with the old favorite.. Never Have I Ever!

 

 

Pilates Anytime.com

Use code: PODCAST for a free 30-day trial.

 

Get courses to get your clients back in the studio on profitablepilates.com

 

 

LINKS:

Verilux Happy Light

Pilates Unfiltered CEC's

 

Nov 21, 2019

We're joined this week by Pilates Pro Jennifer Gianni and this episode is quite possibly one of the most honest and powerful conversations that I've ever had about teaching on the show. HUGE gratitude to Jennifer for going "there" in an effort to bring ease and access of confidence to the teachers in the Pilates profession. You're going to LOVE this one!

 

 

Pilates Anytime.com - Workout of the week: #3855 Upper Body Power with Gia Calhoun

Use code: PODCAST for a free 30-day trial.

 

Get all of the info you need to start writing effective newsletters at your studio at profitablepilates.com

 

 

LINKS:

Verilux Happy Light

The Calling BY Rha Goddess

Pilates Unfiltered CEC's

Pilates Unfiltered LIVE UK

 

 

 

Nov 14, 2019

This week we get unfiltered with Delia Buckmaster about making tough and informed choices to keep your business thriving under pressure.  Delia shares her story of the growth, expansion, and downsizing of her studio as well as her professional journey to honing her offerings to focus on her #1 love, Pilates.  

 

Pilates Anytime.com - Workout of the week: #3839 Advanced Reformer Flow with Andrea Maida

Use code: PODCAST for a free 30-day trial.

 

Join Lesley on her Holiday Road Trip - Reach out on Instagram at @lesley.logan

 

Visit http://www.pilateswebdesign.com/pilatesunfiltered today for $300 off of their Pilates Studio Web Package!

 

LINKS:

The Calling BY Rha Goddess

Shoe Dogs by Phil Knight 

Gem Seekers Group Coaching Applications Open November 4 - 15, 2019

Pilates Unfiltered CEC's

Pilates Unfiltered LIVE UK

 

Nov 7, 2019

It's another community episode this week and Jenna drops the first challenge in a series of three to work on your money mindset.  Our #jennagem talks about the mindset of "we" vs. "me" when addressing a group and shares a presenting story from the Boutique Fitness Summit in Chicago. 

 

SPONSOR OFFERS:

Pilates Anytime.com - Workout of the week: #3823 Roly Poly Mat With Cara Reeser

Use code: COMMUNITY for a free 30-day trial.

 

Find out about 2020 retreats with Lesley Logan at lesleyloganpilates.com 

 

Use Code UNFILTERED to receive 20% off of your entire purchase from Good Citizen! Visit goodcitizenla.com today!  

 

LINKS:

Gem Seekers Group Coaching Applications Open November 4 - 15, 2019

Pilates Unfiltered CEC's

Pilates Unfiltered LIVE UK

 

 

 

Use Code UNFILTERED to receive 20% off of your entire purchase from Good Citizen! Visit goodcitizenla.com today!  

Oct 31, 2019

This week we dive deep to explore the 10 traits of an entrepreneur.  Even if you don't own your own studio or business there are a number of #jennagems in this episode that will help you feel empowered about your teaching and your career path! 

 

SPONSOR OFFERS:

Pilates Anytime.com - Workout of the week: #3794 Gymnastics-Inspired Flow with Benjamin Degenhardt

Use code: COMMUNITY for a free 30-day trial.

 

Join Lesley Logan in November in NZ and Brisbane

 

Get a free download of useful tools and tips to clarify your teaching from Hilary Opheim when you visit : www.hilaryopheim.com/pilatesunfiltered

 

LINKS:

Gem Seekers Group Coaching Applications Open November 4 - 15, 2019

Pilates Unfiltered CEC's

Teach From The Heart UK 

 

 

Oct 17, 2019

I'm joined this week by Momentumfest founder, Jessica Valant to recap the 2019 event that happened in June. Jess shares her vision for creating this beautiful festival and clues us in on some of what's to come for 2020! Earlybird registration for next year ends on 11/15/19. Don't miss out on your chance to join this amazing weekend of celebrating movement!

 

SPONSOR OFFERS:

Pilates Anytime.com - Workout of the week: #3715 Stability Challenge Reformer with Christi Idavoy

Use code: PODCAST for a free 30-day trial.

 

Join Lesley Logan and Julie Driver for a Teach To Inspire Weekend in March, 2020 Visit ProfitablePilates.com for more info! 

Get a free gift with purchase when you put the word "Unfiltered" in your order notes at www.pilatesnerd.com

 

LINKS:

Jessica's Resources:

WEBSITE

MOMENTUMFEST

FACEBOOK 

INSTAGRAM

 

 

LINKS:

Teach From The Heart Membership - USE CODE: MENYC for a full year subscription for $75

Pilates Unfiltered CEC's

Teach From The Heart UK 

Oct 10, 2019

In this week's episode, Jenna talks about how a wide foundation doesn't always serve us with growth opportunities and also shares a list of her 10 favorite wellness/fitness products/services of right now.  

 

 

SPONSOR OFFERS:

Pilates Anytime.com - Workout of the week: 3759 Creative Mat Work With Serafino Ambrosio

Use code: COMMUNITY for a free 30-day trial.

 

Learn more about Lesley Logans Coaching Group, Agency at www.profitablepilates.com

 

 

LINKS TO FAVE THINGS:

Robyn Youkilis

Waterlogged App 

Fabulous App

Wildling Beauty Gua Sha

Deep Relief CBD

Obe Fitness

Davin Youngs

 

 

LINKS:

Teach From The Heart Membership - USE CODE: MENYC for a full year subscription for $75

Pilates Unfiltered CEC's

Teach From The Heart UK 

Oct 3, 2019

This week we talk to Dr. Suzanne Martin. Dr. Suzanne Martin’s interest lies in the field of human movement and potential, specializing in special populations of spinal asymmetry, cancer, feet, and performing arts. A doctor of physical therapy, an exercise physiologist and a gold-certified Pilates expert, she is an international presenter, coach, and mentor, as well as an award-winning author and video producer. Dr. Martin’s aesthetic for movement started in the visual arts and dance. With over 40 years of teaching experience, she blends art and science into her writing and instruction from the fine arts, health and movement fields. Look for her new Handspring Publishers book, Spinal Asymmetry and Scoliosis; Movement and Function Solutions for the Spine, Ribcage, and Pelvis.

This conversation is a rich exploration of moving beyond the structure to see where the function lies!

 

SPONSOR OFFERS:

Pilates Anytime.com - Workout of the week: #2399 The Guillotine Workshop with Kyria Sabin Waugaman

Use code: PODCAST for a free 30-day trial.

 

Join Lesley Logan on one of her 2020 retreats! Visit LesleyLoganPilates.com for more info! 

Get a free download of useful tools and tips to clarify your teaching from Hilary Opheim when you visit : www.hilaryopheim.com/pilatesunfiltered

 

LINKS:

Suzanne's Resources:

WEBSITE

FACEBOOK 

INSTAGRAM

 

 

LINKS:

Teach From The Heart Membership - USE CODE: MENYC for a full year subscription for $75

Pilates Unfiltered CEC's

Teach From The Heart UK 

Sep 26, 2019

This week, Jenna shares a big announcement about future podcasting endeavors.  We learn about how the Bio Psychosocial model of care for clinicians can also inform our teaching practice and we even have a listener rant for all of the "solopreneurs" out there in the community. The episode concludes with a Lion-King-inspired #jennagem about storytelling and the value of multiple voices within the stories we tell about our work. 

 

 

RESOURCES: 

Teach From The Heart Membership

New York City Movement Class and Livestream Registration

 

SPONSOR OFFERS: 

Pilates Anytime.com - Workout of the week: #3582 Reformer Strap Flow with John Garey

Use code: COMMUNITY for a free 30-day trial. 

 

Farm Girl Marketing Solutions - Receive a discount on your "New Client Friendly Website Review"

 

Profitable Pilates has two workshops on starting and enhancing your newsletters.  Visit www.profitablepilates.com

  

 LINKS: 

Pilates Unfiltered CEC's

Teach From The Heart UK 

Sep 19, 2019

We're joined this week by Pilates Pro, LaBriece Ochsner for a diverse conversation about teaching, moving and culture. LaBriece, as unique as her name symbolizes, is identified by her Pilates clients as a role model for healthy living.  She approaches teaching with a full heart, extraordinary insight and precise attention to detail that not just personalizes your exercise experience but allows you to achieve your full potential.  After studying at the University of California, San Diego where she was a top student, competitive rower, and modern dancer, LaBriece ran a successful Pilates studio outside of metropolitan Phoenix for a decade while raising her three children. Now residing in Switzerland, she leads the Balanced Body Authorized Training Center for German-speaking Switzerland in her comprehensive Pilates Studio.

This interview evolved from Pilates-talk between teachers to a beautiful journey through the many ways we communicate through language, cueing, motivating factors and cultures. LaBriece holds a wealth of inspiring information that is valuable to teachers of all traditions.  

 

RESOURCES: 

Teach From The Heart Membership

New York City Movement Class and Livestream Registration

 

SPONSOR OFFERS: 

Pilates Anytime.com - Workout of the week: #3568 Gait Patterning with Madeline Black

Use code: PODCAST for a free 30-day trial. 

 

360pilates.com - Use code UNFILTERED for $50 off an access plan 

 

Lesley Logan is headed to AU and NZ in November! - visit www.thehealingplace.nz or www.thebodyrefinery.com for details 

 

 

 LINKS: 

Pilates Unfiltered CEC's

Teach From The Heart UK 

Sep 12, 2019

In this episode Jenna tackles two challenging questions from listeners: 

1. What is Pilates? 

2. What's the deal with certification and fighting about who's better?

Not a small task to take on, but we're going "there" this week.  We also have some Gems for branding your own style of teaching as well as a community shout out! 

 

COMMUNITY SHOUT OUT: Yunny Bisserette/Harlem Strong Pilates 

 

RESOURCES: 

Jenna's Project Manager Resource

Teach From The Heart Membership

New York City Movement Class and Livestream Registration

 

SPONSOR OFFERS: 

Pilates Anytime.com - Workout of the week: #3720 Creative Ball Variations With Delia Buckmaster 

Use code: COMMUNITY for a free 30-day trial. 

 

 

 

Lesley Logan is has her Pilates Business 101 Masterclass up at profitablepilates.com for $25. Visit her site to learn more! 

 

 LINKS: 

Pilates Unfiltered CEC's

Polestar Life Retreat With Brent Anderson and Jenna

Teach From The Heart UK 

Sep 5, 2019

This week we feature Carol Monaco, a long-time teacher with an extensive background in dance who began her Pilates journey working with master teacher Ron Fletcher in 1976. Later she became a teacher and co-owner of the Ron Fletcher Studio. In 1986 she opened Monaco Studio Pilates, which is one of the largest and most renowned Pilates facilities in Los Angeles.

This generational conversation gets "unfiltered" about teaching, trends and longevity in the Pilates Profession.  

 

 

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Aug 29, 2019

In this week's community episode, Jenna shares a gem with strategies and tactics to make your continuing education efforts truly work for you.  If you are struggling with the story that you "don't know enough" this one is for you! 

We also have a special shout out to the Passion Project crew for completing their project management course!  See links below for more info on upcoming events and programs.  

 

SPONSOR OFFERS: 

Pilates Anytime.com - Workout of the week: #3715 Stability Challenge Reformer 

Use code: COMMUNITY for a free 30-day trial. 

 

Visit www.pilateswebdesign.com/pilatesunfiltered Mention the podcast for 10% off of your services!

 

Want to create, write and teach your own workshop? Lesley's got a course for that!  - Learn more at www.profitablepilates.com  

 

LINKS: 

Pilates Unfiltered CEC's

Polestar Life Retreat With Brent Anderson and Jenna

Teach From The Heart UK 

Passion Project 

 

Aug 22, 2019

Erin Myers is an international presenter on scoliosis and founder of Spiral Spine, a company designed to enrich the lives of others with scoliosis. She owns Spiral Spine Pilates studio in Nashville, TN, which allows her to actively pursue her passion for helping those with scoliosis through the practice of Pilates. 

Erin began her career as a professional dancer with the Radio City Rockettes and was trained in Pilates at the Kane School of Core Integration. She is a Balanced Body Master Instructor and is Level 2 Certified in the GYROTONIC® Method. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Managerial Entrepreneurship from Pace University in NYC (Cum Laude), along with Certifications by the American Council on Exercise and the Pilates Method Alliance.

Erin’s teaching philosophy is simple: enriching people’s lives through anatomically correct movement. Her unrelenting mission to find the root cause of movement dysfunction, combined with a light-hearted and accessible teaching style, draws in devoted clients of all ages. 

 

SPONSOR OFFERS: 

Pilates Anytime.com - Workout of the week: #3775 Aston Postural Assessment 

Use code: PODCAST for a free 30-day trial. 

 

Visit www.pilatesnerd.com

 

Profitable Pilates hosts two business webinars every month - Learn more at www.profitablepilates.com  

 

LINKS: 

Pilates Unfiltered CEC's

Polestar Life Retreat With Brent Anderson and Jenna

Teach From The Heart UK 

 

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