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Just two gals de-stigmatizing what it means to be a woman. It’s time to sync our cycles!

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Episode 8: The Combat Queen

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Episode 20: Hormone Harmony
In this episode, we speak to a woman who's on a mission to help you live a healthy and symptom-free life using whole-food nutrition, functional lab testing, and lifestyle changes. Functional & Integrative Medicine Dietitian...Michelle Penicook! Michelle speaks to the Cycle Halves about her struggle with Lyme Disease and other autoimmune diseases that led her on the path to help others gain back their health without giving up the foods they enjoy. If you're looking to balance your hormones and kiss your symptoms goodbye, then grab your thyroid and get ready to take notes because the lab results are in! Check Michelle out! Instagram: @hormoneharmonyrd Linktree: Follow, Like, Subscribe! Instagram: @cyclechats Facebook: @cyclechats
October 11, 2021
Episode 19: Mom Brain
In this episode, we speak with therapist and mom, helping other moms navigate the roller coasters of motherhood: Bryce Reddy! Bryce guides the Cycle Halves on the journey of the ever-complex mom brain. The ups, downs, ins, and outs of a day in the life of a mother attempting to do it all. So, put the kiddos to bed, slap on a face mask, and get ready to soak up all the resources Bryce has in her pocket for everyday mom life! Check Bryce out! INSTAGRAM: @mombrain.therapist  Follow, Like, Subscribe! Instagram: @cyclechats Facebook: @cyclechats
September 27, 2021
Episode 18: The Wellness Gypsy
In this episode, we are chatting with a lady who can use her third eye to realign your chakras and help you find balance in this fast-paced life. Welcome into your aura, Alignment Coach, and Reiki Healer: Dana Maternick aka The Wellness Gypsy! Dana and the Cycle Halves discuss spirituality, mindset, energy, and how they all connect to the inner world of self-service. Dana goes deep into her minds-eye to explain a bit more about what brought her into this world of holistic healing practices and how you can utilize what nature has given you for free! Check Dana Out! Instagram: @thewellnessgypsie Website: Wanna Support the Cycle Cats? Like, Comment, Share, Subscribe! Instagram: @cyclechats Website:
September 13, 2021
Episode 17: Matchmaker Magic
In this episode, we speak with a regularly featured Dating Expert on major entertainment networks like NBC, CBS, MTV, and The CW. A woman who has been in news outlets such as Forbes and The Huffington Post. The ever so lovely Co-Founder and Celebrity Matchmaker at Matchmakers In The City...Cristina (Conti) Pineda! Cristina takes the Cycle Halves on a journey through love, life, and the pursuit of a suitable sutor. She discusses her 8 years as a matchmaking industry professional and her experiences working with CEOs, celebrities, athletes, and royals on their journey to finding love. Check Cristina Out! Instagram: @matchmakersinthecity Wanna Support the Cycle Chats Podcast? Like, Comment, Share, Subscribe! Instagram: @cyclechats
August 30, 2021
Episode 16: Mind Over Mirror
In this episode, we speak with a woman whose goal is to help busy struggling females feel sexy in their own bodies. Transformational coach: Cass Makerewich! Cass gives the low down on how she helps women achieve the body, mind, and souls they want without endless cardio. The best part? No need to ditch the wine and chocolate! We chat about her own personal transformation journey, both spiritually and physically, that ultimately led her to help others achieve the same level of success that she has within herself. Get ready to align your values and transform with us! Check Cass Out! Instagram: @cassmakerewich Wanna Support the Cycle Chats Podcast? Like, Comment, Share, Subscribe! Instagram: @cyclechats
August 16, 2021
Episode 15: Good Mood Nutrition
In this episode, we speak with a woman who helps driven women achieve hormonal, adrenal, and digestive balance. She’s a Functional Medicine Dietitian here to put you in a Good Mood. It’s Chelsea Potter! Chelsea offers her professional take on women’s gut and hormone health, what the root of digestive problems are, why functional lab testing is used to tackle these issues and explains what the heck an adrenal is and why it’s so important to keep it balanced! Check Chelsea Out! Instagram: @good.mood.nutrition Website: Wanna Support the Cycle Chats Podcast? Like, Comment, Share, Subscribe! Instagram: @cyclechats
August 2, 2021
Episode 14: Cheese Please
In this episode, we speak with the queen of cheese, a lady who knows her way around a salami rose, the woman making your inflight dreams come true with aesthetically pleasing boards for every occasion, the owner of Charcuterie By Amanda....Amanda! Amanda gives us all the delicious details about having a supportive family, the hardships and stereotypes that women get from being a small business owner, all the while chopping up fruits, vegetables, and cheese for an order that had come in just before the recording. So ricotta get going on tuning in to this very special episode! Just for fun let's hear your best cheese pun below. Check Amanda Out! Instagram:@charcuteriebyamanda Follow, Like, Subscribe! Instagram: @cyclechats Facebook: @Cyclechats
July 19, 2021
Episode 13: Body Image with Deb
In this episode, we get the pleasure of chatting with a woman who wants you to cut the diet detox bs out of your life...Deborah Katiat! Deb takes us on her journey that started just over four years ago. She dives into how she turned self-deprecation into self-appreciation. She coaches us through what it means to be stuck in a Diet-Binge-Repeat cycle and how she utilizes her own experiences to help others break their patterns. Check Deb Out! Instagram: @DeborahKatiat
July 5, 2021
Episode 12: If You Wanna Be My Lover
In this episode, we get hot and heavy with certified sex therapist and sexual health educator, Sarah Watson! Sarah is on a mission to take the taboo out of gettin’ frisky as she guides us on a journey of sexual self-discovery that will lead you to say, “I’ll have what she’s having!” Check Sarah out! INSTAGRAM: @swsxtherapy Follow, Like, Subscribe! Instagram: @cyclechats Facebook: @cyclechats
June 21, 2021
Episode 11: Whateva Lola
In today’s episode, we talk to the Queen of the Pom Pom, raining champ of the rainbow earrings, and fellow theatre friend...the gal in charge of the brand Whateva Lola...Nat! Nat takes the time to walk us through what it’s like being a small business owner and all the trials, tribulations, and excitements that come with it. She gives us the scoop on what it’s been like being a full-time content creator and the things that inspire her brand. Check Nat out! INSTAGRAM: @whatevalola + @natlovesthat WEBSITE: Follow, Like, Subscribe! Instagram: @cyclechats Facebook: @cyclechats
June 7, 2021
Episode 10: Glow Fitness
In this episode, we have the pleasure of chatting it up with the Owner of Glow Fitness LLC, ACSM Personal Trainer with a Bachelors's Degree in Kinesiology, and Pre/Postpartum Core Specialist...Amanda King! Amanda recounts her health and wellness journey that led her to work within the fitness field and combats misinformation within the industry. We discuss how to sync up our workouts with our menstrual cycles and why it is so important to tailor your health around it! Get ready to tune in and start glowing from the inside out! *SPECIAL SHOUT OUT* Amanda was pregnant during the recording of this interview. She just recently brought her little glow baby into this world! (Yay!!!) We are so happy for her and her family, and we wish nothing but the best! Check Amanda out! INSTAGRAM: @amandaking_fit WEBSITE: Follow, Like, Subscribe! Instagram: @cyclechats Facebook: @cyclechats
May 24, 2021
Episode 9: Love Grows
In this episode,  we speak with behavioral health scientist and relationship therapist: Misha N. Granado. Not only is she a J. William Fulbright Scholar, she is also a Speaker and Author with over 15 years of experience as a certified Relationship Therapist. She guides us through the fear and shame that often accompanies going into therapy and why you don’t have to feel bad about it at all! Most importantly we get down to the nitty-gritty of the Mother/Daughter relationship and how it shifts throughout all cultures. Listen in and get ready to be seen, heard, validated, and loved. Check Misha out! INSTAGRAM: lovegrows_misha WEBSITE: Follow, Like, Subscribe! Instagram: @cyclechats Facebook: @cyclechats
May 10, 2021
Episode 8: The Combat Queen
In this episode,  we speak with Sam; a friend, fellow actor, a stage combat choreographer, and the true definition of the word triple threat! She shares the tips and tricks of the trade, how to trust your gut and the proper etiquette of wielding a fake weapon on stage. Hear us share stories of old days in the theatre and the boundaries we had to set as women in the arts. Did you know there is more than one Boundary? If not, you going to want to grab some paper/pen and tune in! Check Sam out! INSTAGRAM: @samijo_wy WEBSITE: Follow, Like, Subscribe! Instagram: @cyclechats Facebook: @cyclechats
April 26, 2021
Episode 7: The Vagina Chronicles
In this episode, we get the privilege to speak with a Certified Nurse Midwife (CNM) and Women's Health Nurse Practitioner (WHNP): Aiyana! She speaks facts, breaks down myths, and gets down to the nitty-gritty of all things vagina power. Join us as we listen to this beautiful woman share her story and offer invaluable information all while providing a voice to those struggling to use their own. Grab your placentas and get ready to say, "pew pew!" Check Aiyana out! INSTAGRAM: @thevaginachronicles CLUBHOUSE: tvchronicles TWITTER: @thevagchronicle WEBSITE: Follow, Like, Subscribe! Instagram: @cyclechats Facebook: @cyclechats
April 12, 2021
Episode 6: Yes Chef, Thank You Chef
In this episode, we get to know Kali: a personal chef and owner of “Plate to Plate Personal Chefs!” We dig right into the main course of Kali’s career as she serves us up some real truth about her life as a professional chef and the intricate inner workings of being a female in such a male-dominated industry. Kali makes sure we save room for dessert by putting the “mental health” cherry on top of her “woman-empowerment-sundae” that she serves up to every plate she makes. Check Kali out! Instagram: @chefkali + @platetoplate30a Website: Follow, Like, Subscribe! Instagram: @cyclechats Facebook: @cyclechats
March 29, 2021
Episode 5: Connection Counseling
In this episode, we get to know Erica: a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist residing in The Big Apple...New York City! She talks us through her calling to become a Therapist, how she navigates through her own personal relationship ups and downs and sheds professional insight on how utilizing compassion for oneself mixed with the power of vulnerability can help couples create a safe space for transformative healing. If you or someone you know is in an abusive relationship, consider using the following resources: National Domestic Violence 24/7 Hotline (737) 225-3150 Remember: Every type of abuse is serious, and no one deserves to experience abuse of any kind for any reason. Check Erica out! Instagram: @ConnectionCouncelingNY Website: Follow, Like, Subscribe! Instagram: @cyclechats Facebook: @cyclechats
March 15, 2021
Episode 4: Balance with B
In this episode, get to know Britt, a Certified Transformational Nutrition Coach and a busy working mom of two. She shares her years of mental health experience, her own personal struggles. She explains how her approach to trauma-informed coaching environments helps women learn more about their cycle, balance their hormones, work with their bodies, and unlock the superpowers that lie within! Check Britt out! Instagram: @balance.with.b Follow, Like, Subscribe! Instagram: @cyclechats Facebook: @cyclechats
March 1, 2021
Episode 3: No More Bad Dates
In this episode, get to know Kari, a dating and relationship expert, the creator of The Cosmic Love Portal, and the author of No More Bad Dates.  Kari guides us through her toolkit of Modern Psychology mixed with Energy Work. She recalls her dating disasters, limiting beliefs, and self-worth issues that propelled her into the woman and guide she is today. Join us gals as we pull a "Sex In The City" and break down the script of being a woman in this modern world. Check Kari out! Instagram: @karitumminia Website: Follow, Like, Subscribe to Cycle Chats on our socials! Instagram: @cyclechats Facebook: @Cyclechats
February 15, 2021
Valentines Day Special
In this very special Valentine’s Day episode, meet the men behind the Cycle Chats Gals! Grab your beloved one and chow down on a box of chocolates as we recall how we first met, our first kiss, and all the mushy stuff you definitely didn’t ask to know. No matter who you love: Happy Valentines Day to everyone! ️ Follow, Like, Subscribe! Instagram: @cyclechats Facebook: @cyclechats
February 14, 2021
Episode 2: Girls Fight Back
In this episode, get to know Nicole Snell, speaker, adventurer, advocate, self-defense expert, and CEO of Girls Fight Back. Listen in and found out more about a woman who is the true definition of the word feminist and how she’s changing the way we view safety one gal at a time! Check Nicole out! Instagram: @adventuresofnik @girlsfightback Follow, Like, Subscribe! Instagram: @cyclechats Facebook: @cyclechats
February 1, 2021
Episode 1: The Women Who Birthed Us
On this episode, we talk to the very women who pushed us towards light and into this world: Our Mothers! We take a trip down memory lane, bridge the gap between generations, and discuss the ultimate form of communication...the almighty toilet phone. 
January 18, 2021
Pilot Episode
Welcome to Cycle Chats...The Pilot Episode! Just two gals de-stigmatizing what it means to be a woman. As you fly into the pilot episode, you’ll enter into the minds of Emily and Stephanie (your humble hosts) as they discuss everything from their meanings of female empowerment, the relationships they’ve made, and a certain hot pink lipstick.  It’s time to sync our cycles!
January 3, 2021