These W.O.W. Chats are candid, clear and concise Words Of Wisdom gathered from people I respect and admire; professionals and friends that I have connected with throughout my travels across the globe in 2017. This compilation is Part 4 of 4 of the 2017 interview collection of brilliant and binge-worthy tidbits of insight, information, life lessons, and more.

Hope you enjoy!




“Beology” and the Essence of How to BE Human: Stay Current, Connected, and Creative

Inquisitive and honest.

Michele Theoret is a teacher, yoga therapist, wellness coach, founder of Empowered Yoga and author of Empowered Body. She emphasizes the importance of being present (current), in relationship (connected), and curious (creative) as the qualities essential to answering her own question, “How the hell do I put ‘this’ into practice?” 



Michele Theoret W.O.W. Chat HERE

Time: 7:19

more about Michele’s work:


Critical Thinking for Yoga and Life

Practical and engaging.

Jules Mitchell, highly respected biomechanist educator for yoga teachers, says, “I love when I go teach and students question me.” Learn what Jules thinks is lacking in the yoga community and hear one piece of advice that she has for all teachers (that can be applied to humanity, too)!



Jules Mitchell W.O.W. Chat HERE

Time 3:40

more about Jules’ work:

When to Hang In and When to Let Go: A Question of [Inter]Relationship  

Endearing and wise.

Dr. Matthew Taylor, physical therapist, yoga therapist, and mentor to many, reflects on the dilemma of knowing when it’s no longer healthy to sustain a challenging relationship. Matthew explores the process of self-care, which includes awareness, strength, compassion, and resiliency, and the importance of humility and community.



Matthew Taylor W.O.W. Chat HERE

Time: 7:59

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Changing Habits: What’s Holding You Back and How to Move Forward?

Informative and empowering.

Michael Lee, founder of Phoenix Rising Yoga Therapy and father of 5, reflects on the art of change. Have you ever wanted to change a habit (who hasn’t?), had powerful intentions to do so, and yet still remain stuck in that same rut? Michael offers pieces of advice on how to climb out–how to get unstuck and realize the changes we desire.


Michael Lee W.O.W. Chat HERE

Time 6:10

more about Michael’s work:


Should Physiotherapists “Take a Load Off” Patients? Not Necessarily . . . .

Thought provoking and encouraging

Dr. Scotty Butcher, University of Saskatchewan Professor at the School of Physical Therapy and co-founder of BOSS Strength Institute, tackles some debatable issues when he explores how ‘load’ should not be considered a “4-letter word” in rehabilitation. He shares his opinion on how physiotherapists may be falling short in their role of helping patients to prevent injury and maintain health.


Scotty Butcher W.O.W. Chat HERE

Time: 6:18

more about Scotty’s work:


Check out Part 1, Part 2 and Part 3 compilations or the FULL PLAYLIST HERE for more insightful and fun W.O.W. Chats!!