In this Podcast, Case Grey interviews his wife and life partner Natasha Grey. A former Psychotherapist and the author of the acclaimed children’s book, Everyday Superheroes. She is also the host of iTunes New and Noteworthy podcast, The Conscious Living Podcast where she spent two years interviewing and learning from the best in the industry, everyone from NY Times bestselling authors to CEO's of large organizations who incorporate meditation into their business’ as well as powerful women raising a family at home. Natasha's experience as a psychotherapist combined with her immersive work in meditation practices’ gives her an incredible advantage of cultivating a unique, transformative environment and experience for all human beings from all walks of life.
After years of exploring different meditation practices, Natasha concluded that its not one type of meditation practice that fits all. Younion doesn’t hold a specific belief structure around one type of meditation, but rather encompasses a variety of modalities, practices and philosophies. Younion has a variety of offerings to choose from that accommodates everyone's needs on any given day without having to ascribe to a particular belief or religion to guide their practice or experience.
"People feel like their missing out on all the good stuff which was the crap that was making them sick to begin with as opposed to: You get to put this beautiful source of energy into your body and this is what you're going to get because of it "
In Episode 64 Casey Interviews his gymnastic’s coach Alex MacInnes. Born and raised in Prince Edward Island where he competed in gymnastics and represented PEI in 7 Canadian National Championships. Alex moved to Ottawa to pursue his studies and work with at risk youth before deciding to take the big risk and open up his own gymnastics training center. Now with a growing team of gymnasts he continues to grow as a coach and help youth and adults pursue improvements in strength, flexibility and cardio all while having a good time! In this podcast Alex talks about growing up in gymnastics and the transition from athlete to business owner and much more! Check out the podcast links below for more information.
In this podcast Casey interviews architect and green building consultant Mark Rosen, owner of Building Energy Inc., and co-owner of a new startup company. Born and raised in Canmore, Alberta, Mark moved to Ottawa to pursue his studies in architecture before working for his father in law as an energy advisor. He met his wife Megan while studying and not long after attaining jobs in their fields, they decided to stop what they were doing, quit and travel the world. Mark shares how their travels inspired the design of their current passive house and provides fresh insights on how homes should work, where the industry is headed and lots more. Check out the podcast links and timeline to learn more.
"More people will probably read their cars user manual than their homes user manual if one even exists"
"People will choose unhappiness over uncertainty most of the time "
-- Tim Ferriss
In this episode Casey interviews Lynne Lafontaine of DesignFASE.
Lynne was a banker and sales marketing professional, until the age of 40, when a separation inspired her to change careers, buy a house and renovate it. It took 2 years to finish her first renovation and through the process she realized she didn’t enjoy laying floors and painting but she enjoyed designing the space.
In this podcast Lynne talks about her first renovation, going back to school at 40 and how she got into the business by saying yes. She shares lots of advice on setting expectations for your next project and as a trained cook she shares some kitchen design advice. She also introduces a new exciting project in the works called, NextFase Design.
"When i got separated I had to redirect my career into another direction at 40 odd years old, I decided to buy a house in Manor Park and renovate it."
-- Lynne LaFontaine
Casey is a part of group called M1. It was founded by Rock Thomas who is a self made millionaire who is running several business and six award winning RE/MAX franchises.
As part of M1, the group does regular Facebook Live events called Monday Night Live. In this live event Casey has the mic to answer questions from the tribe and speak about the three steps to Conscious Building.
"We feel like we're supposed to teach [our kids] but if we're curious and open to it they will teach us more than we will ever teach them."
-- Casey Grey
In this Podcast Casey interviews Michael Peixoto, husband, father, professor, soccer coach and award wining principal architect at ARCA-VERDE architecture inc, he talks about his own 2,600 square foot Passive House, he and his wife Robin Peixoto (principal interior designer with the firm Parallel 45) designed and moved into with their two daughters in 2017.
In this podcast Michael talks about the business and how he got into architecture, what success means to him, changes in the industry, juggling his family commitments and so much more. Check out the podcast timeline and links below:
-- Michael Peixoto