Living the Good Life -05.08.17- Vertitude
Margarita Pillado is not only a Spanish professor at Pierce College, but she is also in charge of the accreditation committee. She created Curriculum 35, 36, and 37 for Spanish, which are available for transfer and for the major. Pillado is a woman that has gone a long way before being where she currently is. In this podcast, Pillado is interviewed by Yadira Gonzalez and talks about how her passion for teaching began, a little bit on her personal life, and all the struggles she had to face before coming to Pierce College, which she said is her ideal job. Pillado also talks about the many duties she performs on campus, and the goals she is still looking forward to achieve as a professional.
Yadira Gonzalez goes into the world of fitness and explores all the pros and cons about the intense workout known as cross fit. She interviews Granada Hills cross fit owner Tyler Selvage, who talks about what the benefits of doing cross fit are. Philip Rosen is a current cross fit member that talks about how his life has changed since he started practicing the sport. Servando Dominguez a Personal Trainer, also gives his professional opinion on how cross fit can affect your health if it is not handled correctly. A former Cross fitter Aristotle Green, tells us how a cross fit routine pushes a person to the limit, which is not good at all. And last, a physical therapist Sepi Aeen, tells us what injuries and body parts she has treated on patients who used to attend a cross fit gym. There are many opinions and facts about this controversial sport known as cross fit. Either good or bad, the truth is, cross fit is trendy and very popular at the moment and no one can stop that.
On the 7th edition of Living the good life, host Yadira Gonzalez interviews Allison Truscheit, coach and owner of Synapse Cross Fit in Tarzana. Allison talks about her experience as a cross fitter and when she competed in Cross fit games back in 2013. She tells us how practicing the sport benefits you not just physically, but mentally as well. Click below and listen to the complete interview. Also make sure to check out her website crossfitsynapse.com for any inquiries.
On the fifth edition of living the good life, host Yadira Gonzalez interviews Choreographer and performer Dennon Rawles, who has been Dancing for over 40 years. He is currently a professor of Latin Social and Salsa at Pierce College. He talks about the work he has done for films, musicals and much more throughout his career. He also explains why dancing is a great way to stay physically active and talks about his new book “On the floor.” Click below for the complete interview and make sure to check out his website dennonandsayhber.com
On the fourth edition of living the good life, Host Yadira Gonzalez interviews Servando Dominguez, a personal trainer who works all over the San Fernando Valley. He has helped so many people lose weight and gain confidence. He talks about his more than 10 years of experience as a Fitness trainer and how he can help you look even better than you already do. Click below for the complete interview and make sure to check out his website servandodominguez.com for more info.