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Yoga, Cannabis, and Beautiful Blue Islands with Martha Triantafillides

Enhance Your Life Podcast

Release Date: 11/04/2020

A Nurse Builds the Bridge Between Conventional Medicine and Cannabis Care show art A Nurse Builds the Bridge Between Conventional Medicine and Cannabis Care

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Elisabeth Mack, R.N., is the Founder and CEO of Holistic Caring. She established the organization in 2016 with a mission to bridge the gaps between conventional medicine and cannabis care. This week, she joins Jonathan to discuss how she discovered the benefits of cannabis while healing from a bike injury, and the ways that she feels we could bridge the cannabis world with the conventional medicine route. She provides education and services for patients, and training for healthcare and cannabis industries.

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Come for the Comedy, Stay for the Cannabis! show art Come for the Comedy, Stay for the Cannabis!

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This week, Jonathan is joined by Joesh Savage, DJ and co-host of The Shit Show, an LA based stand up comedy show that features a night of talented comics and cannabis at the historic El Cid on Sunset Blvd. Joesh shares how he and co-host Abdullah Saeed met and decided to start producing events and why they care about educating others while dismantling the stigma around cannabis with humor. Joesh talks about how they integrate products and brands into their event.

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Sarah Woodson Is Finding Justice for Those Impacted by the War on Drugs show art Sarah Woodson Is Finding Justice for Those Impacted by the War on Drugs

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Sarah Woodson believes that the best way you can repair and restore a community is by providing people with the resources to help themselves. As the Founder of The Color of Cannabis, Sarah and her team are working to provide a pathway for restorative justice to those negatively impacted by the war on drugs. She joins Jonathan this week to talk about the urgent need behind better minority representation in the cannabis industry, and the issue of ownership in cannabis.

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One Woman’s Tireless Fight to Get Her Brother Out of Prison for a Non-Violent Cannabis Crime show art One Woman’s Tireless Fight to Get Her Brother Out of Prison for a Non-Violent Cannabis Crime

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Beth Curtis is the founder of Life for Pot and Release Nonviolent Drug Offenders. Her life path changed in 1994, when her brother was sentenced to two life sentences for a non-violent marijuana offense. Beth and her family quickly went from naive and optimistic to seeing how serious the War on Drugs was, and the broken aspects within the US Justice System. Beth joins Jonathan to talk about how she used her internet savvy and background in non-profit work to focus her mission on founding Life For Pot.

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The Secret Benefits of the Endocannabinoid System show art The Secret Benefits of the Endocannabinoid System

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Dr. Swathi Varanasi is one of the first-ever Integrative Health and Medical Cannabis Pharmacists, and a Chief Scientific Officer at Element Apothec. She is also a plant-based wellness expert and a medical consultant for CBD and food brands. Dr. Swathi has a passion for helping consumers understand their choices for CBD and cannabis, and uses her experience in science and pharmacy in conjunction with proven natural healing remedies. We get our own private lesson this week.

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Grab a Paintbrush and Get Ready to Puff and Pass show art Grab a Paintbrush and Get Ready to Puff and Pass

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If you’ve ever attended a wine and painting party and wished there was something out there for the cannabis lover, this week’s guest will make you very happy. Jonathan welcomes Heidi Keyes, Denver based artist and President and Co-Founder of Puff, Pass, and Paint, the first ever 420 cannabis inclusive art class. Puff and Pass has branches in 10 other cities including Washington D.C. and Brooklyn, and welcomes any age and skill level to come puff and paint.

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Trannabis, Chef and Founder show art Trannabis, Chef and Founder

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Since an early age, Jamie London Wollberg has known his way around a kitchen. Jamie started cooking when he was 10 and enrolled in a culinary camp program by the time he was 11, with his first restaurant job at 14. Today, he is on a mission to celebrate inclusion and help others cultivate unconditional self-love. Jamie joins Jonathan this week to discuss Trannabis, a lifestyle activism brand that aims to bridge the gap between cannabis and the LGBTQAI2S+ communities.

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How to Plan The Perfect Cannabis Vacation show art How to Plan The Perfect Cannabis Vacation

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Jonathan welcomes Rick and Monique Fitzgerald, co-founders of InnDica, an online cannabis travel guide that reports on the latest and greatest cannabis friendly vacations, hotels, destinations and much more. Rick and Monique talk about their story each in finding healing with the plant, the biggest misconceptions when it comes to traveling with cannabis, and their predictions for the future of cannatourism. They shared a few of their favorite picks for cannabis friendly travel that you won't want to miss

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The Canna Pastor Preaches the Healing Power of Cannabis show art The Canna Pastor Preaches the Healing Power of Cannabis

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Victor Calderon, teacher, author, and three time cancer survivor, joins Jonathan this week. Victor shares his story about being diagnosed with leukemia in 2009, his deep emotions in getting the news, and his dedication to staying alive not only for himself, but his daughter as well. Victor talks about being introduced to Medical Marijuana through his phlebotomist, and how his faith in healing allowed him to be open minded enough for the plant to change his life.

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Cannabis Art and NFTs show art Cannabis Art and NFTs

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Jonathan welcomes guest Ciara Bourne, graphic designer and digital artist based in Denver, CO. Ciara took her passion for social justice, social equity, and environmentalism and created a one of a kind digital NFT to raise money and awareness for the Cannabis Impact Fund, a joint venture that Wana Brands is also involved in. Jonathan first breaks down exactly what an NFT is and why they are valuable. Ciara also gives advice to young budding artists, why they may be interested in creating NFT's.

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Martha Triantafillides is the founder of Blue Island Yoga,  and grew up a lover of sports and physical activities, along with a dedication to her spiritual practice and love of nature. On this week’s show, Martha shares her journey with yoga, from practicing poses with her mother at an early age to re-discovering it in her adult life as a form of emotional therapy. She also talks about her experience with cannabis, and how she incorporates it into her work at Blue Island.