Holly Sharp: Fitness and Health Expert
Holly Sharpe has 25 years of professional fitness and gymnastic coaching experience through the YMCA and as the fitness manager at the Biggest Loser Resort Niagara. Her passion is a healthy life for everyone, and that every person can be as healthy as they desire. Her interest in fitness began as a gymnast and continued to grow as an adult which she strived to become an ACSM certified personal trainer and a nationally recognized trainer for other YMCA fitness professionals. She now owns and operates Sharpe Training, LLC. “Everyone can have a healthy life.”
Iman Gatti: Grief Recovery Specialist, Life Coach, Speaker
Iman Gatti is a life coach, speaker, writer and grief recovery specialist. She helps people heal past trauma and increase their confidence, self-love, quality of life and income.
Empowering Words for the Soul
Gina Pero empowers you through the key points from Minette Sanchez, internal emerges, healer, author’s episode. “There is only one you.”
Q & A: Jessika Maja
1. What are a couple questions you can ask yourself to start living a life in purpose?
2. How do you make a decision?
3. How can you start to listen to spirit?
4. What is your new book “Shine Your Light” about?
Teachable moments taken from Adam Cates interview to uplift, uplevel, and inspire your day.
YOU have a gift, are you using it?
Vital Germaine’s teachable moments he brings into the world. Be open to a change in direction;Be Authentic, Step into your truth;Show up Fully;Its not Where you start, its that you start;Believe in yourself not your circumstance;Look for ways to grow;Invest in yourself.
Q & A: Rockettes
1. What is work week like?
2. What is a tool for mental strength?
3. What is a step to trusting yourself?
4. How do you handle the rest of your life while performing as a Rockette?
Our host Gina Pero, a former 3 year Radio City Rockette and Gabrielle Del Re Klug, a former 18 year Radio City Rockette take you through their life lessons on and off the Great Stage.
Gina is interviewed by Grace Dale, an aspired Radio City Rockette on her very own experience on and off the stage.
Q & A: Karen Turnbull
1. What has been the key in your relationship with Mike?
2. How has dance continued to enlighten you today?
3. What are 3 things you do daily to stay positive?
4. If you can have any gift right now, What do you want this holiday season?
Gina speaks to us about what is most important right now in our lives. Taking information from Karen and Mike’s episode on Monday, Gina reminds us what living life full out is and how our past has prepared us for where we are today. Allow this episode to remind you of your values, what you love, and to love and hug those most dear to you.
Karen Turnbull is originally from Pittsburgh, PA, where she began her dance training. She holds a BFA in Dance Performance and Dance Education from Towson University in Maryland. Before moving to Las Vegas in 2002, Karen lived and worked in New York City, where she performed in numerous musical theatre productions. Karen also had the great opportunity to travel much of the world performing on a world cruise. Her dance training has allowed her to study with choreographers such as Donald Byrd, Mark Dendy, Maureen Fleming, Ellen Stokes Shadle, Pittsburgh Dance Alloy and Urban Bush Women. Karen is also a nationally certified massage therapist and Pilates mat instructor. She joined the full time dance faculty at the Las Vegas Academy of the Arts in 2005. Karen’s passion for dance is best seen in the studio where she finds herself surrounded by young artists hungry with the desire to discover their own creativity. Her classes emphasize proper alignment and technique, while also incorporating her desire to honor the inner voice of each dancer.
Michael Turnbull was born in New York and grew up in Colorado. He attended the University of Northern Colorado, where he received a Bachelor’s Degree in Music. While there, he was a member of several Downbeat award winning ensembles as well as the Walt Disney World All-American College Band. Mike has been fortunate enough to travel to over 100 countries as a musician. He has done Broadway tours, USO tours and cruise ships. He toured and recorded with Tom Jones for nine years and Donny and Marie for five years. He has also performed with Elton John, Gloria Estefan, Ricky Martin, Carole King, Bernadette Peters, Paul Anka, Neil Sedaka, Cab Calloway, Mercer Ellington, The Temptations, The O’Jays and others too numerous to mention. Mike has appeared on several TV shows including The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, Jimmy Kimmel Live, Late Night with Conan O’Brien, The Ellen DeGeneres Show, Rachael Ray, Good Morning America with Diane Sawyer, Live with Regis and Kelly and The View.
Q & A: Francisco Gella: Master Dance Teacher, Choreographer, Artistic Director
1. How do you define ballet in your own terms?
2. What 3 things do you believe have helped you get you where you are today?
3. What are signs to keep going as a performing artist?
4. Why do you do what you do?
This episode will empower you and your loved ones to take action on becoming self aware and live a life in truth. Reminding us all of what Francisco Gella shared on Monday’s episode, Gina talks us through the life lessons and tools that will inspired encourage us to live a life full out everyday. There is nothing that stops us from being our best selves except our mind. Learn, discover , and awaken your heart to life.
Francisco’s personal journey has shaped his approach to teaching and dancemaking. He got a late start and didn’t take his first dance class until age nineteen. Fighting through more than his share of obstacles and told ‘no’ more times than he can count, he’s moved on to a successful career. The struggle has motivated him to use a highly refined pedagogy with astounding results, transforming hardworking young adults into remarkable young artists regardless of body type or background, and instilling a belief in them that anything is possible with hard work, a sense of purpose, and a willingness to take risks.
Q & A: Don Mirault
1. What is most important in deciding whether or not to perform professionally ?
2. How can parents get information for their children who love to perform?
3. What is difference between dance degree and your school?
4. How can you apply for your school?
Gina takes us through the key components of Don’s interview from Monday. Learn the business of dance, how to throw away your excuses, get real information on becoming the CEO of your business as a performing artist, and get empowered from the inside out.
He appeared on Broadway as Zach in “A Chorus Line”, he played Fred
Casely in Bob Fosse’s “Chicago” and you’ve seen him in the Equity
production of “Baby”. He performed the lead adagio in the “Folies
Bergere” in Las Vegas. Don has worked in every dance medium from
Cruise Lines to MTV. He has helped hundreds of dancers launch their
dance careers with his book “Dancing…For A Living”. Don has created
three instructional videos “Lifts…For Your Choreography”, “Lifts…For
Kids and Advanced Lifts and Partner Work.” He conducts adagio classes
across the country specializing in helping male dancers and partners. A
keynote speaker at colleges and universities, Don continues to educate
dancers and teachers on the business of dance and how to become a
professional. A master class teacher and national judge for numerous
competition/conventions including Joe Tremaine, Starpower, Encore,
Rainbow Connection, Talent on Parade, Al Gilbert and many more. He is
the Executive Producer for Doucette Entertainment in Las Vegas.
Entering it’s 10th year, Don is the Producer/Director of GoPro Seminars
and KIDZ ROC a full production theatrical show for kids in Branson,
Mo. He is the owner of Theater Arts Preparatory School in Las Vegas.
It is possible to love thy self at age 16. Vision is an important part of self confidence. Learn what wholeness is. Relationships transform us on all levels. self care tools. The power of coaching for teenagers.
Drew Stanley is 16 and from Las Vegas. She attends boarding school in NJ. She is self motivated, uniquely gifted, and has a heart of gold. She shares her story, her perspective on life, and how she handles current situations. She is family and faith oriented always giving her best in all she chooses. Get ready to hear insightful information from this beautiful 16 year old woman.
Q & A: Neil Haskell, Hamilton on Broadway
1. How do you stay motivated as a Broadway performer?
2. What kinds of things do you to stay in your best shape in your body and your voice?
3. What are tips for auditioning in NYC?
4. Why do you do what you do Neil?
Audition tips, what it is like being in Hamilton, how to stay true to yourself, getting through obstacles such as injuries, and stability.
Neil Haskell is currently performing the role of Charles Lee in Hamilton on Broadway. His other Broadway credits include Bring It On, Tuck Everlasting, Cinderella, 9 to 5 and The Times They Are A-Changin’. Neil was also an All Star and a 3rd place finisher on So You Think You Can Dance. On screen, Neil has been a featured performer in the films Rock of Ages, Jersey Boys, and The American Mall as well as being a guest star on the TV show Glee.
Q & A: Doug Penikas: Professional Dancer, Actor, Writer, Filmmaker
1. What is one thing you can contribute to your success?
2. How do you handle transitions in your life?
3. What tool do you use to make decisions?
4. Why is Back to 1 a movie that all ages need to watch?
Doug Penikas is a professional dancer/actor turned filmmaker, writer/director. His
credits include Disneyʼs High School Musical 2 & 3, Glee, Eli Stone, How I Met
Your Mother, Elton Johnʼs Red Piano Tour, and Paula Abdulʼs Check Yourself.
He produced, wrote, acted and directed his first feature film, Blood Type:
Unknown with his production company More Brandy Productions which became
an official selection at the Newport Beach Film Festival 2013 and secured
worldwide distribution on iTunes, Amazon, Google Play, Playstation, Vudu and
YouTube in all English speaking territories. As a writer he has placed in the top
ten for the Burbank Writerʼs Store: Industry Insider Screenwriting Competition
twice. BACK TO 1 is his second feature film.
Q & A: Rachel Fine: Nutrition Expert for Dancers
1. What is a first step to fueling my life?
2. How important is creating a conscious relationship with food in choosing to be a performing artist?
3. What are your 3 favorite snacks?
4. What can I do mentally start this journey with food?
Rachel, the founder of To The Pointe Nutrition, provides top quality nutrition counseling to a vast audience from children and trainees to professional dancers and adult fitness enthusiasts alike.
As a dancer and performing artist, Rachel intertwines her passion for ballet and medical nutrition therapy in order to deliver the most attainable, yet scientifically sound, information to her clients. This unique combination of skills provides Rachel with uncommon insight into the human body and its many capacities. Her deep familiarity with anatomy and kinesiology as well as her medical background in nutrition therapy combine to provide her clients with the most accessible, yet scientifically based, information.
Q & A: Scott Levin: Dance Dad, News Anchor, Faith is #1
1. What is most important to you right now as a dance dad?
2. What lights you up the most?
3. How do you keep up financially, mentally, spiritually with being a dance dad?
4. What are 3 questions you would advise other dad’s to ask their daughters daily?
Life Lessons from Scott Levin: Dance Dad, News Anchor, Man of Faith
Father and Daughter Relationship: Relationship with God: Dance: Support: Family: Daily Tools to live a life full out
Scott Levin: Dance Dad, News Anchor, Emmy Award Winner
Scott Levin joined WGRZ-TV Buffalo, NY in the Fall of 1998 as the 5, 6, 10 & 11 o’clock evening news anchor. Scott grew up in the suburbs of Boston, Massachusetts, graduated from Wayland, H.S. and then received his B.S. from Skidmore College in Saratoga Springs, NY. After graduating Skidmore, Scott had a successful ten year business career in Virginia and New York City before he launched his journalism career.
1. What keeps you going in the field of dance?
2. What do you see as a difference in the dance industry today from when you started?
3. What do you think the difference is between training and social media?
4. What are some tools to continue to educate your self and expand your dance and life knowledge?
5. Extra words from the Dana Wilson!
Life Tools from Dana Wilson: Top Performing Artist/Choreographer
Finding the way you naturally move. Her journey into Hip Hop. Being and becoming visible. The importance of habit and ritual. Tracking progress. Social Media. Turning your passion into a profession. Saying “No” and saying “Yes.” Education. Celebrating failure and success.
Dana Wilson: Professional Dancer, Choreographer, Chief Director of the Bureau of Non Verbal Communication
Luis Salgado is an international performer, director and choreographer, with an acclaimed career on Broadway, film, television, and stages around the world.
Luis is currently performing in his fourth Broadway musical On Your Feet and is credited as co-choreographer for the remake of “Dirty Dancing”, other film and television credits include choreographing 2 animated films for Dora’s Explorer Girls, and music videos for Wonka Inc. and McDonalds’ LR1 single Maña y Corazón. As a performer other Broadway credits include, Rocky the Musical, Women on the Verge… and In the Heights.
Michelle LynRay Dubh’s journey into the body began with Structural Integration in 1993 when she received a 10 session series. It was such a profound life-changing experience and education of the Body/Mind relationship that she wanted to share the work with others. She became a certified practitioner of the Ida P. Rolf Method of Structural Integration in 1997, and received her Advanced Practitioner Certification for Structural Integration in 2015.
Thomas P. Ralabate is Professor and Immediate Past Chair of the Department of Theatre & Dance at University at Buffalo/SUNY. He has served in the past as Assistant Chair Dance, Director of Dance, and Artistic Director of UB’s Zodiaque Dance Company. Ralabate has taught for all major dance organizations throughout the United States, Canada, and Mexico.
Jane Mann talks about her story of working for big name cosmetic companies, to starting her own skin care business. She explains what skin is, what we can do to help our skin, and products to stay away from. She is highly educated on all leavels and feels it necessary to get to the root of any skin issue. She gives performers helpful tips on how to keep skin looking and feeling its best from the inside out.
David Mehler is a coach, speaker, and healer. In 1994, David had a profound healing experience with a technique that he now practices called Network Spinal Analysis (NSA). For the last two decades, he has been in service to thousands of people offering this technique combined with somato-respiratory integration. His mission is to sponsor the awakening of people to their true nature.
Dawn Smith-Theodore has over thirty years of experience as a dancer, dance teacher, and studio owener. She is also a leader in the treatment of eating disorders, adding to her therapy practice the insights of a dance professional who has personally recovered from anorexia nervosa. Dawn has treated eating disorders for the past 17 years and most recently served as the Executive Director of the Eating Disorder Center of California.
Justin Martin moved to Las Vegas in 2014 to pursue a professional career in the health and fitness industry. He studied physical education and kinesiology at Bowling Green State University, and chose to leave the education field and focus on helping adults enchance their mind, body, and spirit through exercise and nutrition.
Kayla Gonzalez is 15 years old and lives in Henderson Nevada. She has been a client of Gina Pero’s for 2.5 years and has used the coahcing tools to help her overcom alopecia and increase her dance abilities.
Gabrielle Del Re Klug is originally from Hanover Park, Illinois. She has spent her career dividing time between Chicago, New York City, and touring nationally. She has danced with classical and contemporary ballet companies, as well as the Radio City Rockettes.
Andre is one-half of a unique and innovative duo of Director Choreographers whose ability to evoke emotion on a large scale has set them apart from the rest. Along with partner Leah Moyer they have made their mark all across the world.
Cat Rian, 17 years old shwaring her story on how she was able to handle certain challenges to continue doing what she loved most: singing. Her and her Mom share their amazing story, life lessons, and what it’s like to live your dreams at a young age. This is an incredible story about partnership, overcoming obstacles, and perseverance.
The insight and life lessons from Elizabeth Parkinson, dance legend, mom, and dance educator.
Gemma Freitas shares her story growing up in Buffalo, NY and wanting to become a professional dancer when her aesthetic didn’t show people it was possible. She speaks on her love for dance, auditioning for Juilliard, the challenges of injuries, how her faith keeps her going and accomplishing her dreams.
Bill May became the first man ever to win a Synchronized swimming gold at a major event, such as an Olympic or World Championships, by winning the mixed duet technical routine gold. He has performed in O for Cirque du Soleil for 11 years.
Father/Daughter Relationship: The road to success is always under construction: cristiscim is a step into growing: encouraging others is key: practice learning how to finish something: fundamentals are the key:
Intro Episode: Tools and ways for you and your loved ones to live full out with feeling.
An in depth interview with Gina Pero, The Creator and Host of The Gina Pero Show: Living Life Full Out.
Laci Urcioli, president of Swell Story Media and Podcast Expert, takes Gina through a series of questions allowing her audience to get to know her story, her “why “behind the show, and share the moments that she started to live full out with feeling. As you get to know Gina, you will be encouraged to listen each week as she takes on a journey through real life stories that create connection to and from the human heart.
Gina shares her pain in overcoming scoliosis, not getting hired her 4th season as a Radio City Rockette, amongst the importance of her team while following her passion for dance. Her faithful living will expand your perspective and her genuine heart will leave you with a smile. Get ready to get inside The mind, body , and spirit of The Gina Pero Show.