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"Flourish In The Foreign" celebrates, elevates & affirms the stories & voices of Black women who live & thrive abroad while exploring living abroad as a pathway to wellness. Hosted by Spain-based Black American Christine Job. Listen to these incredible Black women share their journey abroad, tips on staying abroad, and insights they've gleaned from the intentional cultivation of life abroad.
 
Kathryn Bruni-Young grew up in the yoga community and has been teaching for over a decade. Inspired by her own life’s journey and a passion for helping all people feel more capable and confident in their bodies, Kathryn created Mindful Strength, a method that synthesizes mindfulness, strength training, yoga, movement, mobility, and body acceptance, to inform a well-rounded, embodied practice. This podcast is dedicated to sharing knowledge and fostering curiosity. Kathryn's conversations with ...
 
This is Liberty Cap Talk Live with Todd Andrew Barnett: The Special Edition Show. This is a special edition of LCTL, where Liberty Cap Talk Live's free marketeer/voluntaryist talk radio show host Todd Andrew Barnett talks about cultural, social, and economic issues from a pro-freedom perspective. The show will feature roundtable guests and discussions of topics of mutual interests. Call-In Number: 347.326.9920
 
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Adam and Kathryn talk about Pilates, yoga, and how we can integrate current evidence into the practices we love without throwing the baby out with the bath water. Adam is on his way to becoming a physical therapist and along the path has incorporated heavy weights into his long-time Pilates career. They also talk about motor learning and how we can…
 
In this episode of, Flourish in the Foreign, Kentia discusses how a tragic accident emphasized the importance of proper health insurance, the differences between health care in the Dominican Republic and Taiwan, and how to actually land a remote job or work abroad. This Episode Covers: Moving Abroad with a Spouse Living in the Dominican Republic He…
 
In this episode, Kathryn and Jules talk about what strength training is (and what it isn't), strength training vs. general fitness, basic biomechanics, the practicality of learning anatomy and making sense of the research. If you are endlessly curious about exercise science and it's application to moving and teaching, Jules' insights into biomechan…
 
In this episode of Flourish in the Foreign, Dr. Nafeesah Allen shares her story of going abroad as a teenager and how that impacted her life. She also shares her perspectives on Black migration and wellness, raising third culture children, and authoring a bilingual children’s book. *Dr. Allen is speaking in her personal capacity and her views do no…
 
In this episode, Kathryn and Nada talk about why strength training is so useful in rehab. Often people assume that strength training means competing or huge feats. In reality, capacity-building strategies (strength training) can help people progress from pain and injuries and help them get back to the activities they love. If you loved this episode…
 
Darcie and Kathryn talk about adaptive movement, non-dogmatic approaches for all abilities, and chair yoga. Chair yoga is more than using a chair for conventional poses. Creating an accessible class requires teachers to re-imagine the practice and truly learn to meet participants where they are. Darcie offers wisdom from over 15 years working with …
 
Today's episode is all about a weight-neutral approach to physical therapy and healthcare. Lisa and Kathryn discuss all the insidious ways diet culture has made its way into healthcare and how we can provide better care to people across the size spectrum. They also touch on how humans are always adaptive, at any size, and blaming weight for pain an…
 
In this episode of Flourish in the Foreign, burnout expert and host of the Black Girl Burnout podcast, Kelley Bonner shares her insights on how living abroad can be a pathway to improve mental wellness. This Episode Covers: What is Burn Out? Understanding Anxiety & Trauma Dealing with Survivor's Guilt Abroad The Great Resignation + Moving Abroad Da…
 
This week we welcome Indu Vashist to the podcast for a conversation on the history of yoga asana, and how it has been informed by physical culture, power dynamics, caste, and artistic exploration. Indu shares new insights into cultural appropriation, the difference between yoga's physical history and philosophical history, demystifying the asana pr…
 
Kathryn and Nikki talk about the ins and outs of strength, and what makes strength training different (but highly complementary) from yoga, pilates, and group fitness. They discuss why building strength is so important for overall capacity, aging, muscle mass, chronic illness, and even hypermobility. They cover loading, the benefits of heavier weig…
 
Today we welcome Dr. Sarah Kim for a reflective conversation about her experience working as a frontline doctor over the last 2 years. Sarah shares what it's been like for her and how she is bringing creativity, mental health awareness, and compassion to her medical practice to meet the challenges of every day. More about Dr. Sarah Kim Sarah Kim is…
 
Flourish in the Foreign celebrates, elevates, and affirms the voices & stories of Black women living & thriving abroad, while exploring living abroad as a pathway to wellness. This trailer features the voice of season 2 guest, Nafeesah Allen. Stay tuned for her full episode. SUPPORT THE PODCAST Buy me a coffee Become a Patreon Supporter Tip the pod…
 
Stephanie Carter Kelley is a physical therapist, yoga teacher, bone health enthusiast and she has a Ph.D. in education. In this episode, you will learn all about osteoporosis, who is at risk, and the research around progressive impact and strength building. Explore the challenges of low impact exercise, what we know about spine movement and flexion…
 
This is a rebroadcast in support of Season 1, Episode 2 guest, Deanna Denham. She has recently been diagnosed with Stage 3 Ovarian cancer. Please keep her and her family in your prayers. If you can, please support her by contributing to her Go Fund Me. Please listen to this episode and learn more about her story abroad. Support Deanna's Go Fund Me …
 
In this episode of Flourish in the Foreign, Christine discusses the origin story of Flourish in the Foreign. Check out these resources: Join the Flourish in the Foreign Community Membership waitlist Flourish in the Foreign Book Club Guest Blog Submission Guidelines WOC Podcasters Insiders Membership* Moving Abroad with Intention Guide 1-on-1 Moving…
 
Today we welcome Kathryn's long-time colleague, and friend of the yoga family, Christine Felstead. Christine has been practicing various forms of movement including marathon running, Ashtanga yoga, mobility, and now strength for longer than most people we know. Her love of movement has changed over the years as she has experienced injuries, burnout…
 
We are back! Today's podcast with Alex Haley is about a relational approach to marketing. Does the idea marketing feel sticky, slimy, or fake to you? This interview will re-inspire the way you approach marketing and is especially relevant to the small-scale yoga teacher/wellness provider. Want to learn more about our sponsor Offering Tree? Click he…
 
This episode of the podcast is brought to you by Bodyweight Stars, our upcoming 8-week bodyweight strength program to help you get moving and feeling like a star. Click here to learn more and sign up. Today Kathryn and Kyle are talking about consistency, and how to get back into training after being off for some time, or starting for the first time…
 
In this episode of Flourish in the Foreign, we look back at the expert financial advice for aspiring and current ex-pats. Get your pen and paper ready, this episode is filled with actionable gems! This Episode Covers: How Much Money Should You Save To Go Abroad Financially Preparing to Move Abroad Building Generational Wealth Abroad Managing Credit…
 
We are bombarded with messages about the dangers of too much sitting, not moving enough, chairs and couches in our living rooms etc... But is more movement always better? On the journey to building strength, loaded movement it vital, but less is sometimes more. The other side of this coin is rest and recovery. Many active people have internalized m…
 
Today Chris and Kathryn are talking about why it's not useful to base your strength building progress on looks (unless you are a body builder). Strength can be felt from the inside, and there are other metrics to measure your progress. Most of us have been taught to measure our success based on how we look on the outside, and we believe this approa…
 
People often ask why we focus so much on strength but not as much on mobility. From our perspective, everything we teach is mobility. We have been taught that mobility training should look a certain way but in reality, we don't have a shared and agreed upon definition of mobility. Certain systems have become popular, but in some cases is more mobil…
 
Kathryn and Chris talk about how their teaching and ideas about movement have changed since diving deep into pain science. They explore the range of feelings that might come up during strength building and why it's useful to acknowledge the spectrum of sensations. If pain isn't an accurate indication of the health of our tissues, then what is contr…
 
After our six month hiatus we are coming back with a series of mini-podcasts to get you ready for the new season beginning in 2022. Over the holidays we are also giving away prizes (listed in the recording) and free classes. To sign up for free click here then enter your name and email. The first class will be delivered right your inbox. - Our podc…
 
In this episode of Flourish in the Foreign, we look back on some of the interesting responses to the question: "How is dating abroad", from season 1 guests. This Episode Covers: Dating in Spain Dating in Sierra Leone Dating Culture in Qatar Romance Scams Dating in Dubai Dating in the Philippines Infidelity Interracial Relationships Dating in Italy …
 
In this episode of Flourish in the Foreign, Juanita shares her journey of becoming a trailing spouse and how she turned the challenges she faced into an existential awakening that led her to pursue her creative passions, including becoming the Executive Producer & Creator of the world-renowned docu-series, “The Expats: International Ingrams”. This …
 
In this episode of Flourish in the Foreign, Wendy shares her story of moving abroad to London for her career in tech, becoming a digital nomad, dating abroad, and dealing with the shock of repatriation. This Episode Covers Experiencing a Corporate Move to London Being a Black Woman in London Becoming a Digital Nomad Living in Venice, Italy Dating A…
 
In this episode of Flourish in the Foreign, Gwen shares how she decided to retire and move to Barcelona. She shares how she chose Barcelona, how she has built community, and what her experiences have been like as a retiree abroad. This Episode Covers: Retirement Moving to Barcelona Learning Spanish Making Friends and Building Community Dating Abroa…
 
In this episode of Flourish in the Foreign, Davida shares her story of moving to London from Ghana to study at 18 years old, how she became a travel writer, her blog & podcast Wonders of Wanders and her work with the Black Travel Alliance. This Episode Covers: Moving from Ghana to London Attending University in London Studying Abroad in Paris Being…
 
In this episode of Flourish in the Foreign, Christine shares her Build A Business Abroad philosophy, why you should consider it and how you can start to Build A Business Abroad. Build a Business Abroad Guide Build a Business Abroad Group Coaching Key Considerations for Building A Business Abroad Build a Business Abroad Workshop Registration Check o…
 
In this episode of Flourish in the Foreign, Christine shares a compilation that features some of the many women entrepreneurs that have been on the podcast. Listen to how and why these women decided to build their businesses abroad. If they can do it, you can too! This Episode Covers: Building A Business in Australia Selling Physical Beauty Product…
 
In this episode of Flourish in the Foreign, Ayana shares how a New Years Resolution lead her to move to Japan. She also discusses Japanese work culture, her 1st year in Japan and at what point she finally felt settled in Japan. This Episode Covers: Moving to Osaka Working as an English Conversation Teacher Applying for Work Visas Apartment Hunting …
 
In this episode of Flourish in the Foreign, Lola shares her story of moving from Nigeria to the US at 15 years old to attend university, the evolution of her career in travel photojournalism, moving to Sweden, the development of her fondness of Swedish culture, and her new book, "In Every Mirror She's Black". This Episode Covers: Attending Universi…
 
In this episode of Flourish in the Foreign, Claire shares how corporate burnout lead her to move to Mexico and to develop the million dollar brand and business, Up In The Air Life. This Episode Covers: Corporate Burnout Building a Business Abroad Advice on Starting a Business Moving to Mexico Living in Playa Del Carmen Cost of Living in Playa Del C…
 
In this episode of Flourish in the Foreign, Maya shares her experience of living and thriving in Paris for the past 10 years. This Episode Covers: Teaching English in Sevilla Earning a Master’s in Public Health in Paris Working in Paris Purchasing an Apartment in Paris Funding Retirement as an Expat Through Real Estate Being Pregnant in Paris Durin…
 
In this episode of Flourish in the Foreign, Christine chats about the importance of moving abroad with intention, what living a life well-lived means, and the importance of allowing your vision of your life abroad to guide your planning. Moving Abroad with Intention Course Pre-Sale Moving Abroad with Intention Guide Moving Abroad with Intention Wor…
 
In this episode of Flourish in the Foreign, Wanda chats about her journey to become a digital nomad, house sitting abroad, living in South East Asia (Vietnam, Thailand, Malaysia) creating Black Women Travel podcast, and Black Women Digital Nomad Entrepreneur Facebook group. Moving Abroad with Intention Course Pre-Sale Moving Abroad with Intention G…
 
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We are celebrating the 4th birthday of the Mindful Strength Membership with a Buy One Gift One Annual Membership sale. Until July 14th when you sign up for our Annual Membership you can gift one to a friend for FREE. Click here to start now. --- This episode of the Mindful Strength Podcast is brought to you in partnership with Offering Tree. Offeri…
 
We are celebrating the 4th birthday of the Mindful Strength Membership with a Buy One Gift One Annual Membership sale. Until July 14th when you sign up for our Annual Membership you can gift one to a friend for FREE. Click here to start now. --- This episode of the Mindful Strength Podcast is brought to you in partnership with Offering Tree. Offeri…
 
Kathryn, Kyle and Chris talk about their newest project, the All-Access Membership and answer questions on a wide range of topics. This is a fun 3-way conversation in celebration of our 4th birthday. -- To learn more about the All-Access Membership click here, this offer ends July 31st. -- This podcast is brought to you in partnership with Offering…
 
In this episode of Flourish in the Foreign, Starr chats about moving to Budapest with her husband, having a baby abroad, and starting her blog "Black Girl in Budapest". Digital Nomads Beyond 50 Summit Grab the Build a Business Abroad Guide Move Abroad with Intention 1-on-1 Chat Episode Credits: Christine Job-Creator & Host Zachary Higgs-Theme Music…
 
In this episode of Flourish in the Foreign, Paige chats about earning a Master's degree & taking her wildly popular YouTube channel to London. Digital Nomads Beyond 50 Summit Grab the Build a Business Abroad Guide Move Abroad with Intention 1-on-1 Chat Episode Credits: Christine Job-Creator & Host Zachary Higgs-Theme Music Like this episode? Love t…
 
In this episode of Flourish in the Foreign, Cha chats about falling in love with wine while in Italy and how that love took her to Lisbon. Digital Nomads Beyond 50 Summit Grab the Build a Business Abroad Guide Move Abroad with Intention 1-on-1 Chat Episode Credits: Christine Job-Creator & Host Zachary Higgs-Theme Music Like this episode? Love the p…
 
The Mindful Strength All Access Membership launches next week along with Pull-Up Club registration. To be in the know click here and add your name to our email list. ___ This episode of the Mindful Strength Podcast is brought to you in partnership with Offering Tree. We love Offering Tree because they provide an all-in-one service for teachers and …
 
In this episode of Flourish in the Foreign, Angee chats about taking her children abroad, embarking on unschooling/world schooling, and launching her comedy career in Vietnam. Grab the Build a Business Abroad Guide Episode Credits: Christine Job-Creator & Host Zachary Higgs-Theme Music Like this episode? Love the podcast? Buy me a coffee SUPPORT TH…
 
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