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ARTIST & MOTHER OF CEO OF POUND, KIRSTEN POTENZA
Ep #15: On Motherhood and Raising our Favorite Rebel
Kirsten sits down with her mom, Ingrid, for a special holiday episode where they ask each other questions from our community on Motherhood, finding balance and knowing when to let your kids lead. Get an intimate look at Kirsten’s own childhood as well as her pregnancy journey, early days as a mom and the kind, entrepreneurial and endlessly creative woman who raised her.
ABOUT THE HOST
With the words, ‘Be Good. Do Good.’ inked along her right foot Kirsten Potenza, CEO and Founder of POUND® – Rockout.Workout., leads her body, life and business with that mantra.
Kirsten designed POUND® to be something that connected people directly with the beat, using music as an escape to empower and motivate. In 2019, she began The Big Green Couch podcast with the goal of bringing industry leaders together for an open conversation. “Human beings are yearning for human connection and want to be part of something that’s bigger.”
She aspires to continue to change minds before bodies and create a space and environment where everyone feels welcome and accepted.
kirsten potenza, ceo + founder of POUND
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INCLUSION & EQUALITY ADVOCATES
Ep #14: On The Black Fitness Experience
Join us for a special episode presented by GROUP X UNITED, where moderator Dynasti Hunt an awarding winning Talent and Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Leader, sits down with Ariel Belgrave, Founder of Gym Hooky & Under Armour Athlete and Percell Dugger, Founder of GOODWRK & Fit For Us.
Size representation, pay gaps, sustainable living within underprivileged communities. Listen to how our guests show up and stand out while going through and supporting the black fitness experience in their communities.
FOUNDING MEMBER OF LES MILLS INTERNATIONAL & FITNESS INDUSTRY CONSULT
On Being Fearless in Your Purpose & the Hybridized Future of Fitness
A global fitness icon, Emma Barry is one of the founding members of Les Mills International and former Director of Programming at the powerhouse club, Equinox. Her latest project Good Soul Hunting is one of the many hats this fitness authority wears as she continues to serve on numerous boards and advisories “lighting fires” under all people and projects she touches. From business, the future of fitness and how to navigate through the world we are in today, Emma gives us tangible insights and tactical ways to own who you are through all of it.
CEO & FOUNDER, HEALTH IN HER HUE
On Initiating Change, Following Your Gut and How Failures Fuel Innovation
Throughout the conversation, Ashlee provides historic insight on systemic racism in health care and the unethical advances that have been made in science. From her personal experience as a patient to starting the company, Ashlee Wisdom will leave you understanding how to check your “insurance freedom” privilege, advocating for yourself and ways you can support change in racial disparities.
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