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Brought to you by POUND, the Rockout. Workout. Tune in as CEO + Founder, Kirsten Potenza chats with noisemakers who rebelliously lead their industries and have bold viewpoints on the subject we’re covering. Our mission is to bring forward meaningful and thought-provoking conversations around topics that are important to our community and add value to their overall wellness journey.

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CEO & FOUNDER, HEALTH IN HER HUE

Ep #12: Ashlee Wisdom – On Initiating Change, Following Your Gut and How Failures Fuel Innovation

A champion for health equity and healthcare innovation, Ashlee Wisdom is the Founder & CEO of Health In Her Hue, a digital platform that connects Black women to culturally competent healthcare providers, services, and health content. 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.

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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TedX SPEAKER, AUTHOR & FITNESS ENTREPRENEUR

Ep #11:
 Breaking the Cycle: Free Yourself from the Story that's Holding You Back

Throughout the conversation, we discuss her newest book, Breaking The Cycle, and how we are all fully capable of creating the life we want to live. From recognizing self-sabotaging habits, negative self-talk and finding the root of our issues, get ready to shift the conversation with yourself, and learn how to make your life your own.

MUSICIAN & GENDER LIBERATION ACTIVIST

Ep #10:
The Power of Drumming, Music and Gender Liberation Around The World

Throughout this inspiring conversation, we take a trip through Kiran’s earliest memories of drumming, music and growing up in India and NYC to her experiences in business school and the music industry. The power of music, community and our choices are strong themes throughout. 

CELEBRITY FITNESS TRAINER & LGBTQ+ ACTIVIST

Ep #9:
Fitness, Love and the Fight for Equality

Throughout the conversation, we take a dive into Paul’s personal fitness journey, how fitness become his career and his experience as a plaintiff in the federal case to overturn Prop 8, a ballot to ban same-sex marriage. Join us in an open, honest conversation about showing that love is love.

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