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Podcast #34:18 Hollow Oak Land Trust- Sean Brady




Sean Brady
is the Executive Director of Hollow Oak Land Trust, a conservation organization that protects and connects greenspace in the Pittsburgh International Airport Corridor. With a BA in Biology from Allegheny College and an MA in Professional Writing from Carnegie Mellon University, Sean helped build Venture Outdoors as a regional leader in outdoor recreation from its inception in 2001 to 2010. He also served as Development Director for Riverlife, supporting sustainable riverfront development in downtown Pittsburgh. Currently, Sean manages the six conservation areas owned by Hollow Oak Land Trust and works with municipalities and private landowners to develop greenways in the airport corridor.

Show Notes: Sean Brady, Hollow Oak Land Trust, – contact info:
E-mail: sbrady@hollowoak.org

Website: http://www.hollowoak.org

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/hollow_oak_land_trust/

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/HollowOakLandTrust/

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/sean-brady-600aab3/

Links mentioned in the Podcast:
Commonplace Coffee, Pittsburgh, PA (Mexican War Streets)
https://commonplacecoffee.com

Dirty Dozen Bike Race, Pittsburgh, PA, November 24, 2018
http://www.dannychew.com/ddinfo.html

Hell On Hills 5K, Beechview, PA, October 27, 2018
http://www.hellonhills.com

Check out the FitLabPGH Podcast episodes featuring Bethany Ruhe and Melissa Harmon of Hell on Hills, released 10/2/16 and 9/17/17; link to 10/2/16 episode:
http://www.fitlabpgh.com/2016/10/02/hell-on-hills-the-worlds-steepest-5k/

Pittsburgh StepTrek, South Side Slopes, October 6, 2018
http://www.southsideslopes.org

Check out the FitLabPGH Podcast episode featuring Brian Oswald of the South Side Slopes Neighborhood Association, organizer of the Pittsburgh StepTrek (released 10/1/17); Link:
http://www.fitlabpgh.com/2017/10/01/podcast-41-17-pittsburgh-step-trek-brian-oswald/

Western Pennsylvania Conservancy
https://waterlandlife.org

Venture Outdoors (and Kayak Pittsburgh)
https://www.ventureoutdoors.org

Pittsburgh’s Paddle at the Point, June 2010
https://www.nationalgeographic.com/travel/intelligent-travel/2010/06/07/christine_otoole_is_a_feature/

Riverlife, Pittsburgh, PA
http://riverlifepgh.org

Montour Trail, Allegheny and Washington Counties, PA
https://montourtrail.org

Check out the FitLabPGH Podcast episode featuring Bill Orr of the Montour Trail Council (released 1/28/17); Link:
http://www.fitlabpgh.com/2017/01/28/podcast-montour-trail-council-bill-orr/

Where the Wild Things Were, By William Stolzenburg
https://www.amazon.com/Where-Wild-Things-Were-Ecological/dp/1596916249

Riverview Park, Pittsburgh, PA
https://www.pittsburghparks.org/riverview-park

Contact Info for FitLabPGH:
Email: fitlabpgh@gmail.com

Twitter: @fitlabpgh

Instragram: @fitlabpgh

We update via Facebook too!!

YouTube channel (Movement Tips and Lifestyle Hacks) – since May 26, 2017 all videos are ~ 1 min and posted on Instagram too

Check out our sister podcast Moving2Live concise but interesting podcasts for the movement and exercise professional and amateur aficionado.

Attribution for Intro/Exit Podcast Music:
Marathon Man by Jason Shaw from the album Audionautix: Acoustic, licensed under an Attribution 3.0 United States License. Available at www.FreeMusicArchive.org


Movement Tips and Lifestyle Hacks on YouTube & Instagram #38-18




Movement is part of what makes your life complete.  Each week our podcast FitLabPGH brings you a new interview on Sunday and MWF movement tips and lifestyle hacks.

This week a thank you to all our guests in the first 100 episodes, along with a reminder we have another podcast- Moving2Live – and encouragement to take time to have a RIMBY adventure- right in my back yard!!

1) Thank You for 100 FitLabPGH Episodes!!!
2) Check Out Our Sister Podcast Moving2Live
3) Get Outside for a Fall RIMBY* (*Right In My BackYard) Adventure


Podcast #33:18 Lynn Rescigno- Pittsburgh Yogi




Lynn Rescigno 
is a Yoga teacher, a classical Pilates teacher at Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre (PBT) School, and a modern dancer.  Lynn practices Ashtanga yoga, Iyengar yoga and is a Jivamukti yoga teacher, who has worked under the guidance of Sharon Gannon and David Life since 1999. She has studied the works of the Krishnamacharya Lineage with Sri K. Pattabhi Jois, TKV Desikachar, Tim Miller, David Swenson, Richard Freeman and many senior teachers under BKS Iyengar.  A graduate of Point Park College, Lynn was a professional modern dancer with many companies in both NYC and Pittsburgh.  She enjoys teaching yoga to people of all walks of life. Lynn also teaches a 200-Hour Classical Yoga Teacher Training at BYS Yoga in Pittsburgh; the next training class will begin in September 2018.

Show Notes:
Lynn Rescigno, contact info:
e-mail: lynnres@gmail.com

website: http://www.lynnrescigno.com

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/lynn.rescigno

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/lynnrescigno

Links mentioned in the Podcast:
Lynn Rescigno was a guest on a previous FitLabPGH Podcast (released 3/19/17); here’s the link: Lynn first FitLabPGH interview

Pittsburgh Classical Yoga 200-Hour Vinyasa Teacher Training at BYS Yoga with Lynn Rescigno
https://www.bys-yoga.com/teacher-training/

Jill Miller, Yoga Tune Up and The Roll Model
https://www.tuneupfitness.com

Yoga Alliance
https://www.yogaalliance.org

Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre (PBT) School
https://www.pbt.org/pbt-school/

Jivamukti Yoga, founded by Sharon Gannon and David Life
http://www.jivamuktiyoga.com

Ashtanga Yoga, for more information, go to:
http://www.ashtanga.com

Iyengar Yoga, for more information, go to:
http://www.bksiyengar.com
(Or see Light on Yoga by BKS Iyengar, published by Harper Collins)

Three Rivers Rowing Association, Junior Rowing, Matt Grau, Head Coach
http://threeriversrowing.org/trjr/

check out the FitLabPGH Podcast episode featuring Matt Grau, Head Coach of Junior Rowing at Three Rivers Rowing Association (released 2/25/18).
Link: http://www.fitlabpgh.com/2018/02/25/podcast-8-18-matt-grau-three-rivers-rowing/

Don Drolet, Standing Crane Tai Chi, Qigong, and Meditation
https://www.standingcrane.com

check out the FitLabPGH Podcast episodes featuring Don Drolet (released 5/14/17 and 10/29/17).
Link to 5/14/17: http://www.fitlabpgh.com/2017/05/14/podcast-22-17-standing-crane-don-drolet/

Link to 10/29/17: http://www.fitlabpgh.com/2017/10/29/podcast-45-17/

BYS Yoga, Pittsburgh (South Side Flats)
1113 East Carson Street, 3rd Floor
http://www.bys-yoga.com

Contact Info for FitLabPGH:
Email: fitlabpgh@gmail.com

Twitter: @fitlabpgh

Instragram: @fitlabpgh

We update via Facebook too!!

YouTube channel (Movement Tips and Lifestyle Hacks) – since May 26, 2017 all videos are ~ 1 min and posted on Instagram too

Check out our sister podcast Moving2Live concise but interesting podcasts for the movement and exercise professional and amateur aficionado.

Attribution for Intro/Exit Podcast Music:
Marathon Man by Jason Shaw from the album Audionautix: Acoustic, licensed under an Attribution 3.0 United States License. Available at www.FreeMusicArchive.org


Movement Tips and Lifestyle Hacks on YouTube & Instagram #37-18




Movement is part of what makes your life complete.  Each week our podcast FitLabPGH brings you a new interview on Sunday and MWF movement tips and lifestyle hacks.

This week getting out in the rain and ideas on being a good representative as a cyclist.

1) Look on the Bright Side…of Weather Conditions
2) Are You a Good Cycling Ambassador?
3) Teach Your Children Well (Cycling Edition)


Podcast #32:18 Erin Potts- Pittsburgh Bike Share




Erin Potts is the Director of Marketing and Community Outreach at Pittsburgh Bike Share, the non-profit that operates the Healthy Ride bike share system. With a background in rhetorical studies, marketing and public relations, Erin brings her enthusiasm for outdoor adventures to her day job by encouraging more people throughout Pittsburgh to choose active transportation. In her spare time, Erin enjoys camping trips with her husband Ben and their friends, long walks with her dog Apollo, and tries to spend as much time in and around water as possible.  Learn more about Pittsburgh Bike Share (a.k.a. Healthy Ride), using the links below.

Show Notes: Erin Potts, Pittsburgh Bike Share, – contact info:
E-mail: erin@pghbikeshare.org

Website: https://healthyridepgh.com

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/healthyridepgh/

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/HealthyRidePGH/

Twitter: https://twitter.com/HealthyRidePGH

Links mentioned in the Podcast:
REED&CO, 4113 Butler St, Pittsburgh, PA (Lawrenceville)
http://reedand.company

Rick Holzworth – Father, Lawyer, Bike Racer, President, La Prima Espresso Co. Bike Racing Team
https://www.facebook.com/rick.holzworth.7

Check out the FitLabPGH Podcast episode featuring Rick Holzworth, released 8/5/18
Link: http://www.fitlabpgh.com/2018/08/05/podcast-2918-rick-holzworth-la-prima-espresso-co-racing-cycling-advocate/

Elevate Fusion Fitness, Pittsburgh, PA (Lawrenceville)
https://www.elevatefusionfitness.com

Check out the FitLabPGH Podcast episodes featuring two of the Co-Owners of Elevate, Jordan Rose (released 4/15/18) and John McGough (released 5/20/18).

Link to Jordan Rose: http://www.fitlabpgh.com/2018/04/15/podcast-15-18-elevate-fusion-fitness-jordan-rose/

Link to John McGough: http://www.fitlabpgh.com/2018/05/20/john-mcgough-elevate-fusion-fitness/

Mattress Factory, Pittsburgh, PA (North Side)
https://www.mattress.org

WALKATOP, an Urban Hiking Adventure, Sept. 16, 2018-Emerald View Park, Mount Washington
https://walkatop.com

Information on Partnership between Healthy Ride and Port Authority of Allegheny County, bringing ConnectCard users unlimited 15 minute bike rides:
https://healthyridepgh.com/connectcard/

nextbike, Leipzig, Germany
https://www.nextbike.de/en/

Tree Pittsburgh
https://www.treepittsburgh.org

Contact Info for FitLabPGH:
Email: fitlabpgh@gmail.com

Twitter: @fitlabpgh

Instragram: @fitlabpgh

We update via Facebook too!!

YouTube channel (Movement Tips and Lifestyle Hacks) – since May 26, 2017 all videos are ~ 1 min and posted on Instagram too

Check out our sister podcast Moving2Live concise but interesting podcasts for the movement and exercise professional and amateur aficionado.

Attribution for Intro/Exit Podcast Music:
Marathon Man by Jason Shaw from the album Audionautix: Acoustic, licensed under an Attribution 3.0 United States License. Available at www.FreeMusicArchive.org


Movement Tips and Lifestyle Hacks on YouTube & Instagram #36-18




Movement is part of what makes your life complete.  Each week our podcast FitLabPGH brings you a new interview on Sunday and MWF movement tips and lifestyle hacks.

This week tips about food serving sizes, meal delivery as a stress reducer…and a tip from one of my #labradors about dealing with hot weather.

1) Serve Yourself “Smarter” by Being Aware of Serving Sizes
2) A Stress-Relieving Lifestyle Hack…Meal Delivery
3) Hot Weather Fit Tips from the FitLabPGH Labradors


Movement Tips and Lifestyle Hacks on YouTube & Instagram #35-18




Movement is part of what makes your life complete.  Each week our podcast FitLabPGH brings you a new interview on Sunday and MWF movement tips and lifestyle hacks.

This week tips on being a good trail user, what not to do in hot weather & morning rituals to start your day on a positive note.

1) Be a Good Trail User…Leash Your Dog!
2) A Wellness Wednesday What-Not-To-Do Fit Tip
3) Morning Rituals can Set the Stage for a Healthy Lifestyle

 


Podcast #31:18 Walkatop-Tom Brown-Lifetime Mover



Thomas H. Brown (in his own words): “64 year old lifelong mover, born and raised in Duquesne Heights in a loving Irish Catholic household. 12 years at St Mary of the Mount and a graduate of the University of Pittsburgh. I was a gandy dancer, railroad engineer (proud union member and officer of div 370 of the BLE), bulk mailing warehouse line worker, stage hand and finally a warehouse supervisor. I have been an avid reader my entire life.

Tom Brown is involved with the Thomas Brown Alton Foundation (a Birmingham Foundation Fund), which organizes the annual WALKATOP Urban Hiking Adventure in Emerald View Park on Mount Washington (Pittsburgh, PA).  This year’s event will be held on September 16, 2018. Proceeds from WALKATOP benefit the Thomas Brown Alton Foundation, which is dedicated to suicide prevention by helping those in need toward improved mental health.

Show Notes: Thomas H. Brown, WALKATOP, – contact info:
E-mail: brownth62@gmail.com

Website (Thomas Brown Alton Foundation): http://www.thomasaltonfoundation.org

Website (WALKATOP): https://walkatop.com

WALKATOP Tickets (Showclix): https://www.showclix.com/event/walkatop457448847540612otcCu

Links mentioned in the Podcast:
West Liberty Cycles, Pittsburgh, PA (Brookline)
http://www.westlibertycycles.com

Emerald View Park, Pittsburgh, PA (Mount Washington)
https://www.pittsburghparks.org/emerald-view-park

Pittsburgh StepTrek, South Side Slopes Neighborhood Association
http://www.southsideslopes.org

check out the FitLabPGH Podcast episode featuring Brian Oswald of the South Side Slopes Neighborhood Association discussing the Pittsburgh StepTrek (released 10/1/17).
Link: http://www.fitlabpgh.com/2017/10/01/podcast-41-17-pittsburgh-step-trek-brian-oswald/

Allegheny Cemetery, Pittsburgh, PA
http://www.alleghenycemetery.com

Birmingham Foundation
http://birminghamfoundation.org

ASIST (Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training) – for information about the funding provided by the Thomas Brown Alton Foundation for the ASIST program, go to:
http://www.thomasaltonfoundation.org

Contact Info for FitLabPGH:
Email: fitlabpgh@gmail.com

Twitter: @fitlabpgh

Instragram: @fitlabpgh

We update via Facebook too!!

YouTube channel (Movement Tips and Lifestyle Hacks) – since May 26, 2017 all videos are ~ 1 min and posted on Instagram too

Check out our sister podcast Moving2Live concise but interesting podcasts for the movement and exercise professional and amateur aficionado.

Attribution for Intro/Exit Podcast Music:
Marathon Man by Jason Shaw from the album Audionautix: Acoustic, licensed under an Attribution 3.0 United States License. Available at www.FreeMusicArchive.org


Movement Tips and Lifestyle Hacks on YouTube & Instagram #34-18



Movement is part of what makes your life complete.  Each week our podcast FitLabPGH brings you a new interview on Sunday and MWF movement tips and lifestyle hacks.

This week tips & hacks about movement fun, healthy travel tips and trying new movement activities.

1) 3 Tips for a Healthy, Safe Sunday Funday
2) 3 Healthy Travel Tips (For Planes, Trains or Automobiles)
3) Try a New Movement Activity…No Matter What “They” Might Say


Podcast #30:18 iBike@QV- Lauren McGuirk & Jason Harrison



iCan Shine is an international charitable nonprofit organization.  They collaborate with local organizations and individuals, referred to as program “hosts”, to conduct over 100 five-day “iCan” programs in 35 states and Canada, serving nearly 3,000 people with disabilities each year.  iBike@QV is an iCanShine program host, organized by Jason Harrison and Lauren McGuirk, to bring the iCan Bike program to the Pittsburgh area.  By teaching children with disabilities to ride, opportunities open up for their entire families.  Jason is a Life Skills Special Education Teacher and Lauren is an Assistant Principal in the Quaker Valley School District.  The iCan Bike camps are held at Quaker Valley Middle School in Sewickley, PA.  For information on iBike@QV sponsors, and donation/sponsorship/volunteer opportunities, go to https://icanshine.org/ican-bike-sewickley-pa/

Show Notes: iBike@QV, Lauren McGuirk and Jason Harrison, – contact info:
E-mail: ibike@qvmail.org

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/ibikeqv/

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/iBikeQV-1640385929547631/

Twitter: https://twitter.com/iBikeQV

Links mentioned in the Podcast:
iCan Shine, 501(c)(3) corporation
https://icanshine.org

Quaker Valley School District
https://www.qvsd.org

SweetWater Bicycle Shop, Ambridge, PA
http://www.sweetwaterbikes.com

Grand Canyon National Park, Arizona, North Rim Information
https://www.nps.gov/grca/planyourvisit/north-rim.htm

Camelback Mountain, Phoenix, AZ
https://www.phoenix.gov/parks/trails/locations/camelback-mountain

Down Syndrome Association of Pittsburgh
https://dsapgh.org

Contact Info for FitLabPGH:
Email: fitlabpgh@gmail.com

Twitter: @fitlabpgh

Instragram: @fitlabpgh

We update via Facebook too!!

YouTube channel (Movement Tips and Lifestyle Hacks) – since May 26, 2017 all videos are ~ 1 min and posted on Instagram too

Check out our sister podcast Moving2Live concise but interesting podcasts for the movement and exercise professional and amateur aficionado.

Attribution for Intro/Exit Podcast Music:
Marathon Man by Jason Shaw from the album Audionautix: Acoustic, licensed under an Attribution 3.0 United States License. Available at www.FreeMusicArchive.org