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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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Jun 29, 2017

This week we talk about moving away from discouragement and towards encouragement in our teaching and professional Pilates careers. Jenna references a lively discussion from the Pilates Unfiltered Facebook Forum - thank you to all contributors! We'll also hear from the fabulous Erika Quest about changing your movement practice to fit your needs, neuroplasticity, and the balancing act of being an international presenter. Special thanks to our sponsors: Pilates Anytime, Farm Girl Marketing.

Jun 22, 2017

In this episode we discuss bringing elements of fun into the process of making big changes and Jenna shares an "otherworldly" experience of channelling a message from Joseph Pilates through song (of course.) Our listener's are reminded that Pilates teachers are always watching - even in the drive-thru at Starbucks - and the conversation between Jenna and guests Sunni Almond and Tracy Maurstad look at the challenges, benefits and passion that they've received from returning to the classical work of the Pilates method by "Going More Joe." References: The Red Thread by Kathryn Ross-Nash. Exceedingly grateful for our sponsors: Pilates Anytime, Profitable Pilates, Pilates Education Institute.

Jun 15, 2017

Jenna is coming to you 'live' from Pilates Anytime in Santa Barbara this week. She gives you an insight into her before and after experience filming her new classes. Spoiler Alert: Cheryle makes an appearance! Our guest this week is another Pilates Unicorn - Tandy Gutierrez of Mat & Kitchen. This world traveller gives us her insight into the unique career she has built to support movers of all kinds! Thank you to our sponsors: Pilates Anytime, Farm Girl Marketing, Pilates Education Institute.

Jun 8, 2017

Let's talk empathy vs. compassion. Jenna gives her take on the nuanced differences. We hear a rant from an anonymous caller about something we ALL have been through - solidarity! Finally, we are joined by the one and only Amy Taylor Alpers for a rich and thoughtful conversation on the evolution of Pilates and encouragement for any/all teachers in their unique work! References: What The Foot? Thank you to our sponsors: Pilates Anytime, Pilates Education Institute, Keep Simple Design.

Jun 1, 2017

Jenna talks to us about her thoughts on the story or identity we begin our day with and sings us a little ditty about the recently trending "Bromper." 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! Thanks to our sponsors: Pilates Anytime, Pilates Metrics, Pilates Education Institute. References: Katy Bowman, Ido Portal, Rafe Kelley.

May 25, 2017

Call it inviting the chaos, or involuntary drama - Jenna explores the idea of how unnecessary stress can enter our lives when we sometimes don't even realize it. We then dive into a vibrant discussion with Lesley Logan on the unique and varied pathways of a Pilates career and the growing world of coaching in the industry. Exceedingly grateful for our sponsors: Pilates Anytime, Pilates Education Institute, and Keep Simple Design. References: Kristi Cooper's Blog Post, A Course In Miracles, Momastery Blog by Glennon Doyle Melton.

May 18, 2017

This week we explore how to take Pilates from being our clients' weekly "pit stop" to becoming their dedicated practice by upping the perceived value of the time spent in the studio.  Jenna shares another original about "the client who got away," and we go deep into a hip hinge intervention with our guest Rebekah Rotstein.  We'll learn about Buff Bones, building online content, transitioning your teaching to the next level and the future of research in the Pilates Industry. Sponsors: Pilates Anytime, Profitable Pilates, Keep Simple Design. References: Pilates Metrics, Pilates Love Movement, Buff Bones.

May 11, 2017

This week we hear about the phenomenon (that Jenna made up) called Identity Amnesia and a call to action for the #ihavesomethingtosay.  The shout outs are flowing with love for Aligned For Life Pilates, Breathe Education and Katie Surridge.  We also hear from a caller who is calling for all of us and how we can support her.  Finally, we get down and dirty into some of the truths of owning a Pilates studio with Shawn Healey of Dragon Koi Consulting. References: Gabby Bernstein, Rob Bell. Sponsors: Pilates Anytime, Pilates Education Institute, McEntire Pilates.

May 4, 2017

It's our third season and we couldn't be more thrilled to kick it off with gratitude!! Jenna announces a special edition of The Pilates Love Movement, gives some much needed industry support shout outs and introduces listeners to an "unfiltered" Blossom Leilani Crawford.  The duo talk about history, running studios, being mothers, major teaching fails and even how they had exercises named after them (thankfully, Jenna's didn't stick!) It's a great kick off to a great season! Referenced: The Hare with Amber Eyes by Edmund de Waal. Thanks to our sponsors: Pilates Anytime, Pilates Education Institute, McEntire Pilates.

Mar 9, 2017

We bring our second season to a close with Pilates Pro, Amy Havens.  A long-time teacher in the industry, Amy brings a warmth and curiosity to the conversation as well as some good old fashioned fun! The duo talk about being in a generation of teachers that is working to define itself, continuing your continuing education and letting go of unrealistic expectations.  They also introduce the listeners to a term they coined: FRENOPAUSE and play some fun Pilates-themed party games.  Thank you to all of our listeners for a fabulous Season 2.  Stay tuned for Season 3, airing on May 4ht, 2017!

Mar 2, 2017

Updates on sponsorship, becoming a guest on the show and Jenna's free webinar kick off this week's episode.  We dive deep into dealing with setbacks and disappointment and have an in-depth interview with Physical Therapist and Pilates Pro, Jessica Valant.  We'll talk about the teacher training improvements, women's health issues like diastasis and prolapse and debunk the rumored benefits of the "vagina weight."

Tara Brach | Ph.D, psychologist, author and teacher of meditation, emotional healing and spiritual awakening.

 

This season is generously sponsored by: Pilates Anytime

This episode is generously sponsored by: Farm Girl Marketing Solutions

Feb 23, 2017

This week, after being inspired by Ep. 17, Jenna discusses "The Art Of Listening" to each other and also to our clients.  Our guest is "hidden gem" Jeanne Reilly from Meant To Move Pilates and Yamuna Body Rolling.  Jeanne offers some great teaching tips from her background as a community counselor and gets real about the challenges that both the Pilates teacher and the Studio Owner face in trying to find their place within the industry.  It's an interview that has tons of takeaways, so get your notebooks ready!

 

The Blog Post that Jenna references in the opening segment can be found here:

https://lonerwolf.com/the-art-of-listening/

 

This season is generously sponsored by: Pilates Anytime

This episode is generously sponsored by: Pilates Nerd & Keep Simple Design

Feb 16, 2017

Jenna is filled with gratitude for the fact that you guys are doing what she's doing in the studio and talks about being in service of something that's unstoppable!  Then, she gets down and dirty with Christopher Roberts, Trey Fry, Nathaniel Lee and James Crader for our very first panel of Pilates Men! You'll learn what not to say (read sphincter) when teaching Men's class and also how to approach the opposite sex from a place of experience!  Don't miss this insider's peek into the minds of male Pilates teacher. 

 

This season is generously sponsored by: Pilates Anytime

This episode is generously sponsored by: Farm Girl Marketing Solutions

Feb 9, 2017

This week, the tables are turned when Trent McEntire steals the mic to find out the TRUE story behind one of our industry's rising stars.  You'll have to tune in to find out who is on the receiving end of the questions this week!

 

This season is generously sponsored by: Pilates Anytime

This episode is generously sponsored by: Fletcher Pilates & Farmgirl Marketing

Feb 2, 2017

Jenna is wondering why there aren't Pilates pants, but arguably, it's about more than just pants! We also 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. 

 

This season is generously sponsored by: Pilates Anytime

This episode is generously sponsored by: Buff BonesĀ® & Keep Simple Design

Jan 26, 2017

This week we take a break from the political and "pilatical" and discuss getting creative with reward systems for ourselves and our clients.  Our discussion with Anula Maiberg and Lindsay Hanner is an important one.  We talk about the issues we deal with as teachers, as women and as an industry and begin to create ways in which we can shift the conversation to be inclusive and empowering. 

 

This season is generously sponsored by: Pilates Anytime

This episode is generously sponsored by: 360 Pilates

Jan 19, 2017

This week Jenna dives into the question "Is The Current Model Of The Pilates Studio Actually Working For Us?" with an "Analogy Menagerie!" She also interviews innovator, educator and thought leader, Heather Vaughan Southard, about her work with children and adults and the intention to invite their movement practice to transcend the exercises into self-concept, socioemotional development and healing from trauma.  It's a deep conversation, but one that will give you insight on dealing with client roadblocks, boundaries and also the potential of how deep your work can touch someone's life. 

 

This season is generously sponsored by: Pilates Anytime

This episode is generously sponsored by: The Suburban Monk & Farmgirl Marketing

Jan 12, 2017

Jenna shares a story of an unexpected email gift and talks about the importance of setting intentions, in addition to goals for your clients in the new year.  Our guest Julie Driver shares her story of recovery after a dramatic skiing accident, Jenna and Julie connect about their journeys to parenthood through IVF and also the idea of women supporting women.  It's an episode that is chalk-full of feels and you won't want to miss it!

 

This season is generously sponsored by: Pilates Anytime

This episode is generously sponsored by: McEntire Pilates

Jan 5, 2017

Season 2 is here and chock full of industry innovators, gratitude and FUN!  Learn all about the #justshowup movement, started by Anula Maiberg and listen in as Jenna interviews Joseph Quinn, the founder/inventor of Pilates Metrics, the new app for Pilates Teachers that you WILL NOT want to miss out on!

 

This season is generously sponsored by: Pilates Anytime

This episode is generously sponsored by: Fletcher Pilates International Conference

Dec 29, 2016

In this end of year episode, Jenna discusses online etiquette and reminds us that sometimes it's best to Just. Be. Nice.  She also speaks with Assistant Professor of Anatomy at Mercer University, Janine Chalk-Wilayto about life in the cadaver lab. You'll be surprised at how the lab can be a lot like the Pilates studio!

 

This episode is generously sponsored by: McEntire Pilates

Dec 15, 2016

Fa La La La La! Spend some time with Jenna, preparing out thoughts and desires for the new year, announcing our Season 2 sponsors(!!), sharing her 2016 Gift Guide and yes, she sings.....again.  This rousing rendition of the 12 Days of Christmas (Pilates-style) will have you excited for your holiday break this year!

Nov 24, 2016

We are filled with honor and gratitude to bring you this special Thanksgiving Day episode with a special conversation with Jonathan Medros, the author of the web article, "Why Are So Many Pilates Teachers Out of Shape?" Because this is a sensitive subject for most, we believe that this is conversation is all the more important to have. Pilates Unfiltered is all about engaging in respectful and empathetic dialogue and this conversation is no different! Also, Jenna shares a follow up story to her Pregnant Pig encounter (this time it's a monkey), and also shares her latest 'project,' Sounds of the Studio. 

Nov 3, 2016

It's the Season One Finale!! THANK YOU THANK YOU THANK YOU!! We are tickled to have Benjamin Degenhardt join Jenna as her co-host for the closing episode of the season. This episode gets into the true spirit of Unfiltered: chock full of sincerity and giggles, Jenna & Benjamin open up about their perspectives about teaching and play a few games including Never Have I Ever! This latest rant sets a record for it's length and they go over every point!

 

This episode is generously sponsored by: Arcus by McEntire Pilates

Oct 27, 2016

The one and only Elizabeth Anderson is with us to share with us her passionate excitement and futuristic thoughts for the industry as well as clarifying the roles, goals, and innovative projects the Pilates Method Alliance is pioneering. Whether you're a member of the PMA or not, Elizabeth brings an informed and enthusiastic voice to the furthering of the method and every voice in it! Jenna explores the concept of the Golden Age of Pilates - whether it's already happened, is happening now, or is yet to come. We also have a frustrated caller who brings up the topic of clients who struggle with body dysmorphia.

 

This episode is generously sponsored by: 360 Pilates

Oct 20, 2016

Pregnant pigs and Pilates is on the forefront of Jenna's mind - she shares a story that ties back into her work in the studio. Shari Berkowitz joins the conversation to share her experience in how having questions without answers bridged her worlds of the classical work with Romana and her study of biomechanics and functional anatomy. She shares with us the background of The Vertical Workshop and she and Jenna relate over their attitudes of 'short hair, don't care' and more importantly, the role of anxiety in their lives. We also have a celebration on our hotline!

 

This episode is generously sponsored by: Teach Happy

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