That's So Retrograde

By Elizabeth Kott and Stephanie Simbari

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Elizabeth Kott and Stephanie Simbari have been coined "the Ab Fab of the new age” with good reason. Effortlessly merging pop culture and "wellness", the ladies of That’s So Retrograde seek out their most authentic selves, one mistake — or mindful awakening — at a time, while graciously bringing their listeners along for the ride. Through interviewing gurus of all kinds; from shamans to comedians, Steph and Elizabeth deliver conscious conversations with realness and humor, all while providing tips and expert insight to guide their listeners to their most enlightened path.

Episode Date
Ep 165: Human Designing Women (guest: Jenna Zoe)
56:15
The day is finally here! Jenna Zoe, Human Design zealot and UK based cosmic queen drops in to the studio to chat all things Human Design! It’s like astrology on steroids and a fun deep dive not to be missed. The ladies also address some listeners Q’a and give an update regarding their upcoming live shows on the east coast.
 
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Sep 14, 2018
Ep 164: Retrograde Fashion Week (guest: Brad Goreski):
01:04:33
Celebrity Stylist, red carpet pro and friend to the show, Brad Goreski, graces the TSR Universe in perfect step with NY Fashion Week and the upcoming Emmys. He illuminates the space with Fall fashion recs, while sharing his thoughts on career, mindfulness and self care. Meanwhile, Elizabeth and Steph provide their own rosy seasonal recs and wish a Happy Virgo season and Jewish New Year to all (and p.s. a very special birthday shout out to the woman who without none of this could happen, Elizabeth’s mom)! 

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Sep 13, 2018
Ep 163: Drunk Astrology (guest: Aliza Kelly)
45:12

Astrologer and author, Aliza Kelly, drops into the TSR stratosphere providing a post-retrograde cosmic update for the autumn months. Then, Aliza gets us drunk on knowledge as she breaks down the crucial aspects of drinking for your astro sign from her new book the Mixology of Astrology: Cosmic Cocktails and Recipes For Every Sign.

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Sep 06, 2018
Ep 162: Ketotarianism (guest: Dr. Will Cole)
48:13
Functional medicine rockstar and TSR favorite, Dr. Will Cole, re-visits the show to discuss his plant based keto concept and launch of his new book, Ketotarian. Later, Elizabeth and Stephanie answer listener questions and highlight some recent rosy happenings by way of adventures in crafting and bouncy manifestations turned realities.
 
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Aug 31, 2018
Ep 161: Dumb Gay Politics and Music Also (guests: Julie Goldman, Brandy Howard, Kassia Conway)
01:14:10
It’s the politically inclined, musically infused, bonus TSR episode of your dreams! Stephanie and Elizabeth welcome friends, Julie Goldman and Brandy Howard, of the podcast, Dumb Gay Politics, to discuss wtf is going on with our democracy these days. Later, musician Kassia Conway joins the show to discuss her new single and the mindful movement behind it. Keeping in theme, this episode is complete with rosey recs of a political nature and who to bop to as the Summer nears its end. Plus listener questions answered!
 
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Aug 28, 2018
Ep 160: Who What Retrograde (guest: Hillary Kerr)
01:05:25
Mercury Retrograde has reached its finale for the season; Stephanie and Elizabeth rejoice with an inspiring convo featuring 'Who What Wear' co-founder and 'Second Life' podcast host, Hillary Kerr. Talking career paths, pivots and more! Also discussed: the need for fall interns (hiii), social media cleanses and some fun listener Q+A!
 
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Aug 23, 2018
Ep 159: The Third Door (guest: Alex Banayan)
49:59
It’s a threesome of conversation with author and friend Alex Banayan, as he explains his journey to writing his book, The Third Door. An inspiring and practical tale for anyone looking to take the road (or the door) less traveled. The ladies also muse on remedies for the summer flu, how to identify when your makeup expires, and shout outs to upcoming live shows and podcast appearances.
 
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Aug 17, 2018
Ep 158: Live! At Dynasty Typewriter in Los Angeles (guest: Shannon Aganza)
01:19:47
It’s the final stop on TSR's Mini Summer Tour as the girls bring the Retrograde party (literally) to the ultra cool Dynasty Typewriter Theatre in Los Angeles. Opening the show with special guests:  Kassia Conway, singing her rendition of the TSR theme and comic Julie Goldman bringing the house down with some laughs. The ladies then welcome astrologer, Shannon Aganza, to the stage to break down all that is going on during this cosmically-fueled summer: going deep on retrogrades, America’s current natal chart happenings and an audience Q + A !
 
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Aug 09, 2018
Ep 157: Live! At The Grove in Los Angeles (guest: Kelly LeVeque)
01:10:18

The ladies continue their summer tour with a live show at Los Angeles’s premiere spot for wellness in the form of retail therapy, The Grove. Joining Elizabeth and Stephanie is nutritionist to the stars and our hearts, Kelly LeVeque. Plus, comedian Nicole Aimee Schreiber brings the laughter and musical artist GLNNA opens the show with her rendition of TSR’s theme song.

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Aug 02, 2018
Ep 156: Maybe It’s Us (guest: Lauren Handel Zander)
01:24:29

Life coach extraordinaire, Lauren Handel Zander, co-founder of the much celebrated life coaching method, The Handel Group, and author of Maybe It’s You: Cut the Crap, Face Your Fears, Love Your Life, visits the TSR universe to go deep with the ladies. Also, Elizabeth and Steph answer listener questions, discuss the cosmos (obv) and muse on their current live tour. 

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Jul 29, 2018
Ep 155: Live! from Washington D.C at The Kennedy Center (guests: Emily Todebush and Casey Balsham)
01:07:57

In this special live recording, Elizabeth and Stephanie take the stage at the prestigious Kennedy Center as part of The District of Comedy Festival in Washington D.C. Comedian, Casey Balsham,kicks off the evening, bringing some top of show laughs. Then, being in the nation’s capital, the show gets appropriately political as healthcare advocate (and childhood bestie of Elizabeth), Emily Todebush, takes the stage to inform and inspire on how to take action in these politically interesting times.

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Jul 25, 2018
EP 154: Feng Shui Day (guest: Meghan Wallace James)
01:21:55

It’s a true full circle moment as Stephanie and Elizabeth revisit the first ever topic explored on TSR, Feng Shui! With their personal spaces newly transformed, they welcome goddess and Feng Shui facilitator, Meghan Wallace James to muse on her modern Feng Shui perspective. Questions on mirror placement, cacti, and maximizing your space galore! Listener questions and Rosey shout outs complete this transformational conversation. Happy Shui Day ya'll!

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Jul 19, 2018
EP 153: The One with the Microbiome (guests: Ara Katz and Raja Dhir)
01:11:02

At long last, TSR gets better acquainted with wellness buzzword and our bodies HBIC - the Microbiome. Welcoming Raja Dhir and Ara Katz, founders of the newly launched, Seed, to the show they drop serious knowledge on the microbiome and enlighten us on the do’s and dont’s of probiotics. For more information on the microbiome and Seed, check out Seed.com

This episode is of That's So Retrograde is proudly brought to you by:

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Jul 14, 2018
EP 152: CBD ASAP (guests: Jon and Jesse Stanley)
01:21:47

Fresh from a little summer vacay, the ladies get better acquainted with a new friend, CBD. They welcome Jon and Jesse Stanley, two of the founders of the Colorado based OG CBD empire, Charlotte's Web, to enlighten hearts and minds and unpack this developing trend. Also, is ROSES all day as Elizabeth and Steph muse on new, possibly questionable modes of transportation, the antiquated use of plastic straws and dating life stuff.

Charlotte's Web is offering That's So Retrograde listeners 10% off any two products until the end of August. Head over to www.cwhemp.com and use code: RETRO10 at checkout.

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Jul 12, 2018
EP 151: Summer Essential (Oils) (guest: Sara Panton)
44:19

It’s a summer beauty extravaganza! Elizabeth and Stephanie welcome Sara Panton, of Vitruvi, to the TSR universe to help us explore the wild world of essential oils! Want hacks? Tricks? We got you! And exciting news, Vitruvi, made its way into the aisles of Sephora this summer, making it the first essential oil company to hit the mainstream market. Speaking of those blessed aisles, Roses and Thorns comes in with the essentials as the ladies share their fave Rosey picks for summer beauty rituals!

This episode is brought to you by: Rainbow OPTX / www.RainbowOPTX.com/retrograde  promo code: RETROGRADE
*p.s. Enter to win a Vitruvi gift set for you and your bestie- leave us a review on iTunes and let us know in the comment sections of the @soretrograde instagram your favorite summer beauty hack.

Jun 29, 2018
EP 150: Full Circle Moment (guest: Andrea Bendawald)
01:10:54

With a long standing interest in the ceremonial art of circling, Elizabeth and Stephanie, welcome mama goddess, circle facilitator, actress and founder of "The Art Of Circling", Andrea Bendewald, to the show! Andrea guides E+S into the depths of how to hold space in this ancient mindfulness ritual. Later, in honor of another mindfulness practice, television watching - the ladies share their rosey must watch picks for Summer, perfect for you circle up to the TV and enjoy a seasonal bingesesh. Ah ho! 

 

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Jun 28, 2018
EP 149: That Genius Life (Guest: Max Lugavere)
01:09:54
Food and nutrition journalist and author of Genius Foods, Max Lugavere drops into the studio with a bevy of knowledge of how food affects our brains. He myth busts common food misnomers and uses a lot of big scientific words! Roses are all about collaboration this week as the girls celebrate podcasters on podcasts (DenTALKS and Balanced Blonde Podcast) and things get Thorny with parents hash tagging on Facebook. #yikes
 
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Jun 21, 2018
EP 148: Dear Diary (guest: Katie Dalebout)
59:29

Dear Diary, 

We’re so excited because a bonus episode is in the cards! The ladies welcome podcaster, journaler and Internet friend, Kate Dalebout; of Let it Out to the show to talk all things journaling. Annnnd Bonus, Bonus!!...Elizabeth and Steph introduce two NEW  segments for your Namaste listening pleasure.

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Jun 16, 2018
EP 147: New Moon Gathering (guest Shannon Aganza)
01:14:25
#147: New Moon Gathering

 

Astro Alert! In this episode, Stephanie and Elizabeth become one with cosmos and commune with spirit mama, astro goddess extrordinaire, Shannon Aganza aka Moon Gathering. Shannon offers a cosmic download as we gear up for a trifecta of upcoming summer Retrogrades; this episode drops just in time for today’s New Moon and answers the age old question: What’s up with your your anus jk URANUS. Speaking of anus’s Roses and Thorns talks strip clubs and butt plugs, gravity blankets, neighbor complaints and continued Feng Shui adventures.
 
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Jun 14, 2018
EP 146: The Adderall Episode (guest: Vanessa Fitzgerald)
01:21:48

Elizabeth and Stephanie sit down with holistic health coach, Vanessa Fitzgerald, who has been publically documenting her adderall detox in real time. Inspired by her honesty, the ladies converse about their personal experiences with the drug, in this candid and cathartic discussion. Roses and thorns has Stephanie awakening as a woman through a rosey book rec and Elizabeth is casting spells by way of Feng Shui.

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Jun 06, 2018
EP 145: Nail Lifestyle (guest: Sarah Gibson Tuttle)
01:13:49

In the wild and crazy world of self care, Stephanie and Elizabeth have yet to tackle the enthralling topic of Nail Care... until now! To lead them on this educational journey they have called in nail aficionado and boss, Sarah Gibson Tuttle, founder of LA nail mecca, Olive and June. Sarah guides us all on our journey towards embodying our best nail lifestyle. Also in this show, the girls talk about trips of the; mushrooms, acid, and road variety. They recap their event in Encinitas, CA at Four Moons Spa, reflect on long weekend adventures and remark on the spiritual experience that is a Taylor Swift Concert.

This episode is brought to you by: Banish.com / code: retrograde; Mineralhealth.co / code: TSR

May 31, 2018
EP 144: TSR Live! From SXSW (guest Alisa Vitti)
01:04:43

This episode transports us back to That’s So Retrograde Live from the Official SXSW Podcast Stage, with special guest back by popular demand, Alisa Vitti, founder of Flo Living and author of the TSR Bible, Woman Code. 

*This episode is brought to you by Thrive Market / thrivemarket.com/retrograde; Mineral Health / mineralhealth.co / promo code: TSR

May 23, 2018
EP 143: The Food Therapist (guest: Shira Lenchewski)
01:04:08

Elizabeth and Stephanie welcome Shira Lenchewski (goop’s registered dietician, hello!) to the TSR universe to therapize us around our relationship with food. Fresh into a new and intense Astro transit, the girls provide deep intel on their fave cosmic resources around the web, and offer up a Rosey roundup of product reccs for the season.

https://www.instagram.com/shira_rd @shira_rd

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May 18, 2018
Ep 142: Make It Fashion (guest: Kristin Hildebrand)
01:18:25

The girls travel back in time and revisit Elizabeth’s fashion roots, as they welcome her frequent collaborator, mentor, and friend to the show, fashion visionary: Kristin Hildebrand. KH dissects her forward thinking take on sustainable fashion and how it has manifested in her current project, WONE. It’s a spring bouquet of roses featuring: PRP facials, The Goods Mart, GUA SHA rituals and Whole 30 hacks turned partnership manifestations via our friends at Thrive Market. This episode is brought to you by: Thrive Market, visit: Thrivemarket.com/retrograde; LOLA / Mylola.com / promo code: retrograde40; Care Of / takecareof.com / promo code: soretrograde

May 12, 2018
Ep 141: The First So Retrograde In May (guest: Bizzie Gold)
01:30:08

It's a new month as Stephanie and Elizabeth welcome in the new - a new home for the podcast, a reveal of new Week in Wellness jingle and a new friend as they are joined by entrepreneur and personal development coach, Bizzie Gold. Bizzie discusses the basis of her renowned ‘BREAK Method’, while, Roses and Thorns are eventful and yummy with a bounty of snack shout outs and doc recs. Also, Elizabeth’s home purge journey remains somewhat Thorny and Steph contemplates quitting Apple Inc. altogether. This episode is brought to you by: LOLA / Mylola.com / promo code: retrograde40

May 10, 2018
Ep 140: Gender Chill (guest: Jacob Tobia)
01:11:39

As the result of a meet cute at SXSW, this week’s guest, Jacob Tobia, joins Stephanie and Elizabeth for a conversation about gender in today's expanding landscape! A writer, producer, author, activist and leader in the contemporary conversation on gender, they join the show to illuminate us on the rainbow that is gender identity. Later, It's all birthday roses and adulting over here, as Elizabeth slides into 33 and Steph tells a potential lover the truth♥️ This episode is brought to you by: The Official That’s So Retrograde Closed Facebook Group; search in Facebook to join / That’s So Retrograde at Four Moons Spa, May 19; thatssoretrograde.com/events

Apr 27, 2018
Ep 139: Wild Wild Post-Retrograde (guest: Robyn Youkilis)
01:04:39

It’s a straight outta Retrograde, 4/20 adjacent, episode for the ages! Certified health coach, author and mamma, Robyn Youkilis, brings her ‘Thin From Within‘ and 'Go with Your Gut' knowledge to the TSR Universe. Meanwhile, Elizabeth and Stephanie recap their recent R+T worthy happenings: A Wild Wild Country and chill moment, the latest wellness trends from Eastern Europe, and Bravo manifestations realized. This episode is brought to you by: Miss Grass, Missgrass.com / promo code: retrograde; Care of, Takecareof.com / promo code: soretrograde

Apr 21, 2018
Ep 138: TSR LIVE! Retrograde Extravaganza at Wanderlust (guests: Jon Rudnitsky and Ambi Kavanagh)
01:29:32

Elizabeth and Stephanie keep it on brand with a Retrograde-centric live show in the midst of Mercury Retrograde! Join the packed crowd as Elizabeth and Stephanie welcome comedian Jon Rudnitsky (SNL) and their beloved Astrologer in Residence Ambi Kavanagh in this special episode recorded live at Wanderlust Hollywood! Special thanks to: Wanderlust Hollywood, Martin Spanjers, Lillium Acupuncture, Edible Spirit, Shape House, Dom Pens, Pukka Tea, Woo For Play, Heavenly Organics, Coco Kind, Schmidt's Naturals & Gimme Snacks

Apr 12, 2018
Ep 137: Manifest Guestiny (guest: Lacy Phillips)
01:15:42

Manifestation Advisor and fan favorite, Lacy Phillips of Free and Native, joins the TSR Universe at long last! No passive visualizations here - manifesting with intention through healing subconscious blocks, along with Lacy’s practical tools to do so, are discussed. ( p.s. We are also giving away one of her online courses!). Also, Stephanie and Elizabeth re-cap a recent manifestation turned reality, their live show at Wanderlust Hollywood. This episode is brought to you by That’s So Retrograde’s subscriber content: patreon.com/soretrograde

Apr 06, 2018
Ep 136: Sweat-rograde (guest: Sophie Chiche)
01:14:03

WARNING: This episode is HOT, as everything you’ve ever wanted to know about infrared sweat is discussed. Guest Sophie Chiche of Shapehouse joins TSR for a sit down, answering burning questions about the benefits of infrared therapy, pro tips on how to make the most out of your sweat, and her own personal transformative wellness journey. This episode is brought to you by: ModCloth (modcloth.com / code: retrograde; Care Of (takecareof.com / code: soretrograde)

Mar 31, 2018
Ep 135: Sex With Retrograde (guest: Emily Morse)
01:17:41

It's the first Mercury Retrograde of 2018, a time where communication traditionally goes awry. To counteract said cosmic inevitability, sex and relationship expert, Doctor of Human Sexuality and iconic podcaster, Emily Morse, of Sex with Emily, joins the TSR Universe. Mindfulness when it comes to sex and sexuality is discussed and spoiler alert Communication is key! Communication as lubrication and more candid truths are dropped. Plus, Elizabeth and Steph recap their Austin adventures at SXSW! Happy Retrograde Ya'll!

Mar 24, 2018
Ep 134: Fun Medical Stuff (guest: Dr. Will Cole)
01:09:09

Steph and Elizabeth welcome functional medicine doctor, Dr. Will Cole, to find out the who, what, and why of functional medicine. Dr. Cole gives us intel on the autoimmune epidemic, our gut garden, and shines light on the buzzword of the moment - the MICROBIOME. The ladies also rose and thorn on all things spring cleaning and new beauty product discoveries including coconut lube as deodorant. The more you know...

Mar 13, 2018
Ep 133: To the Right, To the Right (guest: Stephanie Staidle)
01:10:36

Business coach, Stephanie Staidle (The Right Brained Entrepreneur), joins Elizabeth and Stephanie for a conversation on harnessing the often neglected right brain when it comes to creating the career of your dreams. AND It's a rosey week celebrating immersive experiences / making things happen as the girls recap the Hollywood Beauty Awards, their podcasting panel at Create and Cultivate, recent travels and high times with High Times Magazine.

Mar 07, 2018
Ep 132: So Retrograde Wines (guest: The Organic Cellar)
01:14:04

For those of you who ever wanted to get tipsy with the ladies of TSR, this one is for you. The topic: wine; The guests: Monica Little and Brian Cuddy of The Organic Cellar; The reveal: what’s ACTUALLY in the wine you’re drinking, and why biodynamic wines are the mindful, moon cycle associated choice, you never knew you needed. Namaste drinking.

Feb 26, 2018
Ep 131: Sweet Aunt Whitney (guest: Whitney Cummings)
01:15:34

Inspirational friend, Whitney Cummings, sits in as Elizabeth and Stephanie recap the events of their recent live show (aka #shamangate) and plot twist: FACEBOOK leads them somewhere rosey. It’s a candid convo as Whitney discusses her healing journey as chronicled in her book, ‘I’m Fine… and Other Lies’. Dropping knowledge on codependency, egg freezing and the science of "The Female Brain"; her directorial film debut in which she also stars, now streaming!

Feb 19, 2018
Ep 130: Lucky Number Three (guest: Jen Kramer)
01:10:36

Happy 3rd Birthday TSR! In honor of 3 whole years of spilling the (fermented) tea on all things health & wellness, Elizabeth and Stephanie present the That’s So Retrograde Awards: Best of LA Edition! Joining them later for the interview is TSR Award winner for Best Skin Saver, Jen Kramer, of Corrective Skincare LA and actual skin saver to Elizabeth - Jen answers the ladies queries about all things breakouts -- from causes to remedies and everything in between.

Feb 10, 2018
Ep 129: The Other C Word (guest: Aidi Kansas)
49:03

Intuitive Sexual Healer, Aidi Kansas, joins Elizabeth and Steph to introduce a meditative practice to perhaps add your mindfulness repertoire: The Clit Sit Meditation (CSM). Aidi speaks on the benefits of CSM, how it aligns with the times and how it helps tap into feminine creative life source. Roses and Thorns talks healthy breakfast curiosities, cold medicine hazes, beauty product recommendations, mantras and more. #SoRetrograde

Feb 03, 2018
Ep 128: Den Mother (guest: Tal Rabinowitz)
01:07:28

Former TV executive turned meditation entrepreneur, Tal Rabinowitz (founder of LA's The DEN Meditation), sits down with Elizabeth and Stephanie for an inspiring conversation. They go deep on the importance following your path, discuss elements of meditation and celebrate how Botox journeys and Vanderpump Rules can be the perfect compliment to any wellness routine.

Jan 27, 2018
Ep 127: Period Peace (guest: Erica Chidi Cohen)
01:04:54

Women’s health empowerment educator, coach and doula, Erica Chidi Cohen, joins the show bringing with her both a much needed (if the girls do say so themselves) refresher course on the reproductive cycle and on the female experience. Kicking off with a conversation on the birthing experience she shares facts, insights and trends and leads us on an enlightening and educational journey for women and those who know them.

Jan 20, 2018
Ep 126: Anchored In Meditation (guest: Dan Harris)
01:03:20

New year, new intentions, new segments! Elizabeth and Stephanie are back for their first episode of 2018. Joining them is NYT bestselling author and ABC news anchor, Dan Harris, for some deep talk surrounding the themes of his new book, Meditation For Fidgety Skeptics. An enlightening convo for those looking to dabble or go deeper with a meditation practice in 2018. Namaste meditating, or try it!

Jan 11, 2018
Ep 125: TSR in Conversation: Him & Her Podcast (guest: The Skinny Confidential & Michael Bosstick)
57:36

It’s an end of year holiday party, as two of Elizabeth and Stephanie’s favorite fellow podcasters and cute couple, Lauryn Evarts and Michael Bosstick, join the show! Chatting their latest wellness adventures, mis-adventures, obsessions and more.

Dec 29, 2017
Ep 124: REtrograde REflection (guest: Kelsey Patel)
01:08:04

The final Mercury Retrograde of 2017 wraps up in a timely fashion as the year comes to a close. In their final recording of 2017, Elizabeth and Steph call upon mindfulness expert, healer and friend, Kelsey Patel to make a triumphant REturn to TSR as she helps us all gently land into 2018 - providing some thoughtful discussion, themes, roses, thorns AND a mindful meditation to close out the year with intention (min: 40: 30). Thanks to all who namastay’d listening this year, you're all the best bouquet of Roses there is!

Dec 23, 2017
Ep 123: A Retrograde Sit In (guest: Ally Hilfiger & Steve Hash)
54:43

It's a festival of light, as Elizabeth and Stephanie highlight some rosey selects to listen to and watch this holiday season. Their friends, Ally Hilfiger and Steve Hash join the show to chat about their recently debuted Sit In Podcast and turn the tables by interviewing the ladies of TSR for a change. Though the thorns may be a bit retrogradey- Roses covers what the girls will binging on for holiday 'break'. Because, #wellness.

Dec 18, 2017
Ep 122: This Is Us (guest: Remington Donovan)
01:14:01

Tantric Numerologist, Remington Donovan, joins the show, sharing his insight on the ancient cosmic practice of working with numbers. As an added bonus, he exercises his gifts reading Elizabeth and Stephanie's numbers; going deep on their soul's purpose and challenges. Exploring how these pertain to their lives, partnership and the mission of TSR. Roses align for the collective as the girls share some rosey experiences they've had around the great state of California of late!

Dec 10, 2017
Ep 121: Retrograde, Actually (guest: Ambi Kavanaugh)
45:35

TSR’s cosmic tour guide, Ambi Kavanaugh, returns to illuminate the space covering the final astro happenings of 2017; A "cosmic bitch slap" of sorts, including a full moon/ mercury retrograde hybrid and what to expect as we close out the year and head into 2018. Roses and Thorns brings balance on the topic of adorning your insides and outsides: Reiki attunements and current makeup musts. #soretrograde

Dec 02, 2017
Ep 120: TSR in Conversation (guest: Ruthie Lindsey)
55:08

In the spirit of the holidays, Elizabeth and Stephanie sit down with stylist, speaker and friend to the show, Ruthie Lindsey. Ruthie is beautifully candid as she shares her story of chronic pain and ultimately, flipping the switch on her own narrative by choosing joy and uplifting others to do so along the way. Namaste appreciating life ya'll !

Nov 24, 2017
Ep 119: Fairy Godguru (guest: Guru Jagat)
52:35

Fairy godmother to the show, Guru Jagat, who the LA times coined as: "a thoroughly modern, multimedia yogi and the fresh, female face making the Kundalini yoga tradition increasingly popular.” sits down with Stephanie and Elizabeth in a much anticipated interview. Roses and Thorns celebrates the most recent TSR live event with Saje Wellness, adventures in manifesting and the girls admit to having a big REPUTATION.

Nov 18, 2017
Ep 118: Breath Werq (guest: Ashley Neese)
54:24

Energy medicine healer, Ashley Neese, joins Elizabeth and Stephanie to share her expertise on the healing powers of breath work. Guiding us in the simple practice, she then coaches us on how to bring it into some trigger situations a.k.a the ultimate spiritual test: Thanksgiving with the fam. Listener mail goes into cannabis use whilst breast feeding and the girls Rose and Thorn about card readings, birthday celebrations, revelations, and skin triumphs!

Nov 11, 2017
Ep 117: Biet As It May (guest: Biet Simkin)
57:39

The girls sit down with artist and meditation teacher Biet Simkin to discuss how to transcend barriers to success, both personal and professional. Roses and Thorns supports wellness routines in the forms of reality TV, therapeutic crying, and copious amounts of bagels. Happy Birthday Steph. #thatssoretrograde

Nov 04, 2017
Ep 116: Magical Sabbatical (guest: The Sage Goddess)
44:10

THE Sage Goddess, aka Dr. Athena Perrakis, joins the show for a seasonally appropriate discussion on Halloween - going deep on magical topics including the significance of Sanhaim and the origin of celebrating ghosts this time of year. She also lends a hand in helping us to harness the potency and power of the upcoming *full moon* in Taurus. Later on, it’s a bouquet of roses to rest on your Sanhaim alter as Stephanie and Elizabeth tell us What’s Good, what's really really good.

Oct 27, 2017
Ep 115: Shaman Bomb (guest: Shaman Durek)
01:09:40

Once again, Shaman Durek graces the TSR universe, dropping a slew of 'Shaman Bombs’ and evoking the spirits of clarity and guidance. Obsessed with the insight he brings to the show, Elizabeth and Stephanie, welcome the shift in perspective and invite TSR’s listeners to open their hearts and minds to this timely conversation. Later on, Roses and Thorns evokes the spirit of giveaways, good TV and valued life lessons.

Oct 18, 2017
Ep 114: A Pod For The Defense (guest: Sophia Bush)
01:08:05

Sophia Bush returns to TSR and keeps it real! With the intention of speaking to all mindful beings in need of some soul medicine; she brings poetry (A Brief For The Defense by Jack Gilbert), insight, her feelings and frustrations and Retrograde-worthy recommendations of all sorts. In this pow wow; Elizabeth, Steph and Sophia agree that a cultural movement focusing on taking care of our higher selves has never been more important (hello, TSR) !! Which comes in perfect synchronicity with the latest development in *Retrogradeland*, as the girls open the show with a big announcement. Namaste listening, indeed! (Visit www.patreon.com/soretrograde for more information)

Oct 10, 2017
Ep 113: The Chart of the Deal (guest: Ambi Kavanagh)
57:26

TSR’s cosmic guide Ambi Kavanagh (of Alchemy with Ambi), makes her return to the show giving the lowdown on the latest astrological transit and answers some listener q's with an ASK AMBI segment. 1985 babies rejoice! as Scorpio is having a cosmic party in our favor, and Elizabeth and Steph are HERE. FOR. IT. Roses and Thorns delivers some hot crystal tips for the Jewish New Year, a back to basics skincare exploration and a little bit of ranting in the political realm, because there is not enough acupuncture to chill us out.

Sep 30, 2017
Ep 112: TSR LIVE!: Vision Bored —> Vision Board (guest: The Spiritual Owl)
01:17:33

*Originally Posted: 3/10/17* In this special LIVE episode, Steph and Elizabeth welcome one of their guides, The Spiritual Owl who instructs us all on how to wrangle the power of a vision board by tapping into our true selves through the law of attraction. They're joined by guest musician and friend to the show Hale Appleman who sings the theme song and leaves us with the anthem of a generation. Special thanks to Kaylee Cole for accompaniment, to all the people in the room for sharing their hearts with us; and to Buckwheat for giving grain free people the gift of the crunch. Also, major Rose handed to Elizabeth for putting her budget balancing hat on for the spiritual seeker.

Sep 25, 2017
Ep 111: Fall Into Wisdom (guest: The Spiritual Owl)
55:56

Welcome to Fall Retrograders! - a new mindfulness practice for a new season never hurt anybody. Thus, one of Stephanie and Elizabeth’s wisest advisors, The Spiritual Owl, joins the program to do just that-opening hearts and minds with a little homework on the side. #namastaylistening

Sep 22, 2017
Ep 110: TSR Mini: Fall Equinox with The Edible Spirit (guest: Mikey Domitrovitch)
25:04

It’s a bite sized bonus episode as Mikey Domitrovitch aka Edible Spirit, joins Elizabeth and Stephanie to hit us with some contemplations and rituals to mindfully welcome in the Fall Equinox with intention.

Sep 22, 2017
Ep 109: Fascia Week (guest: Lo Roxburgh)
48:32

Fascia and body alignment expert, Lo Roxburgh, a.k.a the Body Whisperer joins Elizabeth and Stephanie for some body whispering wisdom, talking about the importance of tension release for a mind body connection and the time they rolled together… foam rolled. Later on, Roses and Thorns takes New York! as in Housewives and The THNK 1994 Museum. Also, the Impossible Burger is discussed as well as some potentially thorny social media etiquette.

Sep 12, 2017
Ep 108: Poetic Justice (guest: In-Q)
50:32

Poet and friend to the show, IN-Q, joins Elizabeth and Stephanie for an exploration of the creative process and its connection to the soul. We begin with IN-Q performing one of his new works in preparation for his upcoming live show in Los Angeles and goes on to share insights on overcoming creative blocks and connecting with the power of the written word. Namaste listening because as we wrap up this current Mercury Retrograde, the girls have some RE-commendations for ya to welcome you to September! New month, new vibe. "IN-Q" for listening.

Sep 06, 2017
Ep 107: That’s So Shamanade (guest: Shaman Durek)
01:05:34

*Originally Posted: 3/18/17* Joined by Shaman Durek, the official Shaman of That's So Retrograde (b/c every Los Angeles-based podcast needs one), Elizabeth and Stephanie explore themes of life and death, and stepping into a place of receiving information in order to live your most loving and fulfilled life. It's a wild roller coaster of adventure and emotion and the girls are officially in love with the honesty and knowledge of Shamen D. They also Rose and Thorn about iTunes placement and vaping, because, why not?

Sep 01, 2017
Ep 106: Game of Thorns (guest: Danielle Beinstein)
01:01:20

In the midst of a thorny Mercury retrograde and with an eclipse approaching, the girls call in psychological astrologer Danielle Beinstein to help ease our minds and hearts. Dani drops knowledge on the current Astro transits, contextualizes what seems like the end of the world, and provides a gentle guided mediation towards the end of the ep to keep us grounded. Roses and Thorns comes up thorny but we manage to find a rose in daily practices that have been adopted through TSR, its working! This episode is #SOretrograde!

Aug 20, 2017
Ep 105: Welcome Back (to Retrograde) (guest: Jamie Sigler)
53:27

They’re baaaack. Elizabeth and Stephanie re-emerge after their digital detox / summer break and are joined by actress and advocate Jamie Sigler, for a candid convo on Jamie’s journey with MS and how practicing manifestation and intention setting have changed her outlook. The girls have their own manifestation moment as New York Housewives plays 'roses and thorns'. Elizabeth’s impressional mind goes vegan after watching 'What The Health' and Steph’s mom finds acupuncture and feels like she's struck gold.

Aug 15, 2017
Ep 104: Quantum Harmonix (guest: Torkom Ji)
54:08

Disclaimer: by tuning in here you will be diving into a sound bath at minute 23...it's an experiential type-a-pod! Why? Soundbaths have been part of Elizabeth and Stephanie's wellness routine for a hot minute now and yet they still have questions about the how and the why of it all. Enter: soundbath expert and maestro, Torkom Ji, who comes in with FACTS and a 10 min soundbath for your listening pleasure (#tryingsomething). In Roses and Thorns, EK gets crafty and SS goes in on her love of The Defiant Ones and waxes philosophical on morning rituals. ANNNNNNND put your phones down, because TSR announces its first ever Digital Detox July 24-26 !!! Namaste connected❤️

Jul 23, 2017
Ep 103: Spring Clearing (guest: Style Rituals)
55:37

*Originally Posted: 4/21/2017* Fashion stylist turned Shaman, Colleen McCann AKA Style Rituals, joins the girls to discuss spring cleaning with eyes on the higher realms. They chat practical tips for seasonally clearing spaces; closet cleansings do’s and don’ts; remind us its easy to simply ask bad ju ju to leave us alone, ad that there’s nothing crystal prescription and good saging ritual cant clear out. And in a fun twist, Colleen does a card pull for the TSR audience, adding color to where we are in the current astro landscape. Roses and thorns goes on a desert trip to Joshua Tree- hallucinogenics option, yet not requited.

Jul 17, 2017
Ep 102: Summer Summer Summertime (guest: Ambi Sitham)
42:15

Yay! It’s the 'summertime' cosmic forecast episode you've been manifesting! Ambi Sitham reprises her role as TSR’s astrologer in residence and stops by to chat working with the full moons, eclipse season, and gives us some fun and current insight into the stars with what she calls; the summer of L O V E. Elizabeth is back on coffee and not mad at it, Steph IS mad at the news and Will Smith is this episode’s spirit animal. Enjoy :)

Jul 15, 2017
Ep 101: Gorgeous Ladies of Retrograde (guest: Jackie Tohn)
52:04

Too much summertime rose' has Elizabeth and Stephanie seeing roses - literally. As such, they've dedicated this entire episode to all things rosy; dropping knowledge with some of their fave wellness products and practices for Summer 2017. Then, as a fun and *rosy* addition; friend to the show, Jackie Tohn (aka Jackie The Entertainer) joins the convo for some laughs as she serves up a dose of silly and honest banter. She chats her new Netflix show, GLOW and tops it all off by performing a reprise of what can described as nothing less than the 'That’s So Retrograde' official anthem.

Jul 08, 2017
Ep 100: THYROID 101 (guest: Fern Olivia)
51:40

What’s the deal with the Thyroid? These days, hormonal imbalances are running rampant and Stephanie and Elizabeth are on a mission to get answers on the who, what, where and why of it all. Joining them is Fern Olivia, thyroid expert and founder of Thyroid Yoga and Ajai Alchemy. Fern shares her story with being diagnosed with Hashimoto's and answers listener questions as they pertain to this mysterious gland. We Rose and Thorn about re visiting our childhoods, Nasa getting involved in the wellness conversation and a conversation on being misquoted.

Jul 01, 2017
Ep 99: The Hunger Games (guest: Kelly LaVeque)
01:06:06

Kelly LeVeque, celebrated wellness coach and nutrition maven joins the show - sharing her fresh, science-based, approach on regulating hunger hormones, de-bunking dietary myths, and answering listener q’s (p.s also a giveaway of her new book, Body Love.) Roses and Thorns finds Elizabeth + Stephanie on a Trader Joe’s adventure of the cauliflower pizza crust variety, a celebration of summer and some skin woes solved!

Jun 24, 2017
Ep 98: So Roo-trograde (guest: Lance Bass)
53:15

Pop Icon and friend of the show, Lance Bass, joins TSR for a causal and friendly sit-down, chatting all things, from karaoke and cooking, to finding his destiny, and his tips for sustaining a connected meditation practice. Continuing with the musical theme, Stephanie and Elizabeth breakdown their adventures at this years Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival in Manchester, Tennessee.

Jun 16, 2017
Ep 97: That’s So Colorful (guest: Dougall Fraser)
42:18

New month, new vibe as TSR kicks off its summer residency at Ra Ma Institute in Venice, CA. Joining the party is Intuitive color expert and author, Dougall Fraser, who guides the girls through a magical color exploration. Discussing each aspect of our unique color palates and offers a cool color meditation for all to work with at home. The girls re-cap their adventure to Miraval Arizona; including equine therapy, ropes courses and cranial sacral massages. Oh My! PS, we've extended the Body Vibes promo + more fun exclusives from TSR’s beloved tribe.

Jun 05, 2017
Ep 96: Protect Her (guest: Alexis Jones)
59:45

Activist and friend of the show, Alexis Jones, joins Stephanie and Elizabeth to share her inspiring story of manifestation regarding the inception and birth of both her social change causes, 'I Am That Girl' and her newest project, 'Protecther'. Alexis' story is proof that words and thoughts are our most powerful co-creators and when you combine doing the work and just saying something is so incredible things can happen. Roses and Thorns provide TV recommendations, listening recs and visits some gratitude realness.

May 28, 2017
Ep 95: Roses and Vibes (guests: Madison Declerq and Leslie Kritzer)
49:13

It’s a show full of roses, a bouquet if you will; as Elizabeth and Stephanie do a deep dive / round up of their current faves in beauty, health and beyond. Joining the conversation is Madison Declerq and Leslie Kritzer founders of Retrograde’s current rosiest find, Body Vibes. These innovative women break down the what, why and how of these 'frequency technology' patches and share the magic behind the girls' favorite new wellness discovery.

May 19, 2017
Ep 94: Into The Re-wild (guest: Carolyn Barron)
46:31

Elizabeth and Stephanie’s acupuncturist, Carolyn Barron, of Botanarchy, joins the ladies to introduce the concept of ‘re-wilding’ medicine in honor of being your own health advocate and alchemist. She breaks down the Five Elements as understood by traditional Chinese Medicine and explains how they pertain to common ailments- offering practical tips to empower us to be our own healers. Roses and Thorns are joyful and informative with Elizabeth’s latest youtube k-hole reveal and Steph's cry for help for curing her dog's swamp mouth. Any holistic vets out there? Guys? No? Ok. The girls are back and namastayin’ curious.

May 12, 2017
Ep 93: The One with the Yoni Egg (guests: Kayla and Kiana Reeves)
01:01:09

What's a yoni and why does it need an egg? ....This episode goes deep down the sex organ rabbit hole with Kayla and Kiana Reeves, founders of The Tulip. They join Elizabeth and Stephanie to educate and myth bust all things pertaining to this ancient and powerful self care practice. In Roses and Thorns, the self-care convo continues with an update on the progress of the girls' meditation rituals and while we're asking questions...what the f*ck is Xanthum Gum??

Apr 28, 2017
Ep 92: That’s Soy Retrograde (guest: Emma Roberts)
01:08:07

It's a pod goals moment as the girls invite their friend and wellness cohort, actress Emma Roberts to the show. Mindful hilarity ensues as they talk crystals, healers, adventures in manifesting and Emma's most recent creation, her brand new book club; Belletrist. The girls rose and thorn candidly about pussy issues and collectively rose the love-filled TSR community. Namaste loving the crew♡

Apr 14, 2017
Ep 91: The Most Retrograde (guest: Ambi Sitham)
43:23

We’re approaching a celestial cluster f*ck of sorts! Luckily, TSR’s Astrologer In Residence, Ambi Sitham, joins the show once again to guide us all through the cosmos current happenings. Also, Elizabeth recaps her wellness discoveries in Chicago and Steph breaks down some new things she is trying on her wellness journey. There's so much to discuss on the subject there should probably be a podcast about it! LOL IT'S HERE! Namaste tryin' new stuff.

Apr 05, 2017
Ep 90: Essential Basics (guest: Hope Gillerman)
58:27

Essential oil expert and creator of the renowned brand, H Gillerman Organics, Hope Gillerman, joins the girls to chat all things essential about these oils. Later in the show, Elizabeth and Steph discuss their new take on daily routines regarding recycling, probiotics, dance and skincare... as its been said, make new friends and keep the old one is witch hazel and the other's soap. Namaste Listening!

Mar 29, 2017
Ep 89: It’s the Remix to Intuition (guest: Jill Willard)
50:26

Intuitive, medium and author of Intuitive Being, Jill Willard, joins the show - bringing with her practical insight and exercises to put in our intuitive tool kits. Plus, Elizabeth and Steph are back from Austin, TX for SXSW and give us a rosey recap, ya’ll.

Mar 20, 2017
Ep 88: RMS: Retrograde Makeup School (guest: Rose Marie Swift)
01:08:56

It’s a rose of a show, literally -- Rose Marie Swift, iconic makeup artist, clean living enthusiast and creator of the TSR's favorite makeup line, RMS cosmetics joins the show. She keeps is real in her candor and her ingredients and educates us all on the value of truly clean beauty and questioning what we've been fed by the mainstream beauty industry. The girls are obsessed with her and have a hard time picking other roses as this manifest guestiny is truly one for the books! Steph rants about da club and dating while Elizabeth keeps it loving and talks to her visiting parents about their wellness rituals.

Feb 23, 2017
Ep 87: Royal Highness (guests: Cindy Capobiano and Rob Rosenheck)
01:07:53

Elizabeth and Steph get high on the facts with Cindy Capobiano and Rob Rosenheck, founders of revolutionary cannabis confection brand, Lord Jones. Educating our consciousness to an elevated level, the duo brings insight on the history, science and current legal landscape of the marijuana industry. Plus Elizabeth Levels Up in a group life coaching program and Steph finds her natural highness and inner child at bouncy gym.

Feb 16, 2017
Ep 86: Connected Beauty (guest: Dr. Howard Murad)
01:02:42

Dermatological guru and new favorite person / adopted grandpa, Dr. Howard Murad, joins Elizabeth and Stephanie and raises their vibes around the idea of ‘connected beauty’. His 360 approach to skin health made him a trailblazer in both the medical and dermatological fields and S and E are ALL EARS. Meanwhile, Steph puts on her lab coat and answers listener questions regarding proper supplementation and Elizabeth says high to Hello MD.

Feb 09, 2017
Ep 85: Adventures in Manifesting: TSR LIVE! at the Rialto Theater (guests: Mikey Domitrovich and Jackie Tohn)
01:12:43

The ladies of That’s So Retrograde illuminate their true millennial nature by bringing their show to an Urban Outfitters and recording live at the historic downtown LA Rialto Theatre location! Joined by inter dimensional guide and friend to spirits, Mikey Domitrovich they talk 'how-to' and best practices for manifesting, AND the super talented Jackie Tohn returns as musical guest.

Jan 20, 2017
Ep 84: Elissa’s New Years Essentials (guest: Elissa Goodman)
01:08:41

Nutritionist/spirit Mama, Elissa Goodman joins Elizabeth and Steph in this first episode of 2017! She offers all the essentials for beginning the New Year on a healthy foot; including hot tips on supplements, casual detoxifying, drinking alcohol and the wonders of cbd. Plus, Steph talks mindful lessons courtesy of Ikea, Elizabeth reels from day drinking in the Florida Keys, and we have Roses and Thorns too. We baaaaaack!

Jan 11, 2017
Ep 83: Retrograde Release Party (guest: Kelsey Patel)
01:07:09

In the final show of this year, Elizabeth and Stephanie use this retrograde to reflect on all things roses and thorns, 2016. But first, they're joined by spiritual wellness coach, Kelsey Patel who guides them through end of year rituals and instructs how to close out the year with gentle intention. Namaste tuned!

Dec 22, 2016
Ep 82: A Retrograde Holiday (guest: Ambi Sitham)
50:43

It's the final Cosmic Forecast of 2016 as the girls welcome back, Astrologist and friend to the show Ambi Sitham, to break down the upcoming full moon and Rerograde. Also, The girls talk Mariah, Sex Dust tonics and because they love you, they put on their Santa hats for an exciting holiday giveaway. As we rev up into this festive season and things get kinda wonky, remember to blame it on the re re re re re retrograde.

Dec 13, 2016
Ep 81: Breakfast Criminal (guest: Ksenia)
59:20

Acai wishes and breakfast dreams make manifest as Elizabeth and Steph welcome newly nomadic Breakfast Criminal, Ksenia to the show. The ladies chat tech, drumming, and the importance of starting your morning right. This ep serves a major dose of video vixen realness as the girls give their collective rose to their homies Kaneholler for their brand new music video' Lite Brite' that they both happeen to be featured dancing in. Stay tuned for some fun listener mail and more!

Dec 13, 2016
Ep 80: Super Moons and Moon Juice: TSR LIVE! at Soho House (guest: Amanda Chantal Bacon)
01:07:54

That’s So Retrograde’s live show from Soho House in West Hollywood, CA, Its a late night wellness party with guest Amanda Chantal Bacon, founder of Moon Juice and Sean Scanlon of Smallpools as musical guest.

Dec 13, 2016
Ep 79: Special Edition: That’s So Retrograde x Mind Body Green at Revitalize 2016
46:03

It’s a wellness extravaganza as Elizabeth Kott and Stephanie Simbari come to you from the ground floor of MindBodyGreen.com’s Revitalize 2016 conference in Dove Mountain, AZ. Guest’s include: Shamen Durek, Tiana Griego, Light Watkins, Hope Gillerman, Shiva Rose, Amanda Chantal Bacon, and Mind Body Green’s Olessa Pindak Jason Wachob and Colleen Wachob.

Nov 18, 2016
Ep 78: Listen, and Think About Someone You Love (guest: Dallas Clayton)
59:40

It’s post election and post super full moon in Taurus and Stephanie and Elizabeth are back! Joining them is children’s book author, poet, and artist, Dallas Clayton, who illustrates a huge dose on inspiration, reminding us that we ALL have the power to be a source of love and light in this world. Namaste listening, indeed.

Nov 18, 2016
Ep 77: When They Go Low, We Get High (guest: Sarah Silverman)
01:14:25

As we begin to see the light at the end of this election race, Stephanie and Elizabeth call on a major light of their lives: writer/ actress/ comedian/ legend, Sarah Silverman, to get her take on all the political action and what we can do to stay conscious and positive amidst the noise. As TSR's official political fairy godmother, Sarah brings insight and provides some much needed humor to the current state of affairs, reminding us to namaste informed and most importantly VOTE.

Nov 02, 2016
Ep 76: Earth and Beyond (guests: Martin Spanjers, Raviv Ullman Jordan Harkins, and Thomas John)
01:13:51

The girls go deep with kween mother earth AND take a cosmic trip into other realms in this two part episode! First they sit down with activists, friends and documentary filmmakers, Martin Spanjers, Raviv Ullman and Jordan Harkins, to talk about The Dakota Access Pipeline and the film they're making surrounding the issue and instruct us on what we can do to help. We then switch lanes and cross over to the other side with famed medium, Thomas John who talks about his journey into clairvoyance and lets the girls know who is hanging out with them from the other side. Spooky Cool!!

Nov 01, 2016
Ep 75: Earth and Beyond (guests: Martin Spanjers, Raviv Ullman Jordan Harkins, and Thomas John)
01:13:51

The girls go deep with kween mother earth AND take a cosmic trip into other realms in this two part episode! First they sit down with activists, friends and documentary filmmakers, Martin Spanjers, Raviv Ullman and Jordan Harkins, to talk about The Dakota Access Pipeline and the film they're making surrounding the issue and instruct us on what we can do to help. We then switch lanes and cross over to the other side with famed medium, Thomas John who talks about his journey into clairvoyance and lets the girls know who is hanging out with them from the other side. Spooky Cool!!

Nov 01, 2016
Ep 74: Make The Dentist Great Again (guest: Dr. Karla Solis)
51:29

This week's guest Dr. Karla Solis of LA holistic Dentistry is bringing the good vibes to the dentist chair and to our ears - breaking down how to keep our precious pearly whites pearly with a practical, mindful and holistic approach to our dental health. Also a cool ticket giveaway to our LA listeners, a nod to Elizabeth and Steph's manifestation powers with new jingle for Roses and Thorns and more!

Oct 20, 2016
Ep 73: Reiki 101 (guest: Kelsey Patel)
01:04:19

The ladies take a moment to get down to basics with magical teacher and healer, Kelsey Patel, who shares the nuts and bolts of one of the most talked about modern healing modalities; REIKI. Also in this episode: listener mail including fave places in LA and intro to meditation, and per usual the show tops off w/ the most mindful of practices, roses and thorns.

Oct 12, 2016
Ep 72: Astro Drama (guest: Ambi Sitham)
43:23

Is there a 13th sign or nah? the girls bring in TSR's Astrologer in Residence, Ambi Sitham, to break it down. Ambi also sheds light on the New Moon in Libra, said to be the most powerful of the year, so get those manifestation lists ready, kids! ... And one can’t not talk some pop culture gossip as the girls look for answers in the cosmos to explain the Brangie drama …. because #wellness.

Sep 30, 2016
Ep 71: World Gratitude Day (guests: Cary Mosier and Ryland Engelhart)
38:28

In celebration of World Gratitude Day, Elizabeth and Stephanie go on location at their favorite Los Angeles plant based food mecca, Cafe Gratitude, they sit down with super cool owners/ brothers, Cary Mosier and Ryland Engelhart to chat and also get an equal does of inspiration chatting with MyIntent.org founder Chris Pan. Thanks World!

Sep 28, 2016
Ep 70: XOXO, Fitness Girl (guest: Sarah Lewis)
54:11

Trainer and LA fitness goddess, Sarah Lewis of XO Crossover Fitness joins Steph and Elizabeth and spirit guides them through their important fitness queries…effective at home workouts sans equipment, what you should eat pre and post workout, FUPA elimination and more! The girls then go deep on Fall TV roses sand thorns - as usual its all (fermented) tea, no shade.

Sep 21, 2016
Ep 69: Souper Aligned (guest: Nicole Centeno)
51:59

If you allow for it, the universe truly provides. Proven on this week's show in the form of soup, cook books and friendship as the girls welcome Nicole Centeno, chef and CEO of plant based soup delivery program, Splendid Spoon. They get souper into it discussing the ideology behind the brand as well as how to replicate the simple concept of the company at home. There is also a promo code for listeners ($15 off your first week, with code: retrograde) and the girls break down their week in wellness and kismet moments brought on by this retrograde.

Sep 13, 2016
Ep 68: The Situation Shroom (guest: Tero)
44:21

Like any true soul seekers, Elizabeth and Stephanie have taken a psychedelic journey or two with the help of a magic mushroom - but as information seekers, they feel like they had never really gotten to know the mushrooms in their full capacity. Enter this week’s guest Tero - farmer, mushroom knowledisgt and founder of Four Sigmatic a revolutionary line of products that bring the wellness benefits of mushrooms into every day life: coffee, hot coco, smoothie mixes and more. In this episode, the girls go on a mushroom journey of the fact variety with Tero as he breaks down the health benefits from the key players in the mushroom kingdom - Also with the Retrograde in full effect the girls share their so retrograde re-flections on the week: travel nightmares (ah hem American Airlines), re-connecting with their roots and bachelor news… oh! and ps there is a fun re-ward in the form of a giveaway too!

Sep 07, 2016
Ep 67: Beauty RX (guest: Alexis Wolfer)
56:59

Elizabeth and Stephanie enlist beauty author and founder of feminist beauty hub beautybean.com, Alexis Wolfer, to download all the sweet details on eating for beauty., DIY natural remedies and recommendations for the best natural beauty brands on the market right now - they chat the freedom in #makeupfreemondays (a movement created by Alexis herself) and elevating the makeup bag to elevate your life, it's gorgeous dahlings.

Aug 29, 2016
Ep 66: Retrograde School (guest: Ambi Sitham)
40:42

T.S.R’.s A.I.R. (astrologer in residence), Ambi Sitham is back to break down the cosmic choreography of this current retrograde. Spoiler alert - it's going to be a great one. Along with an astro Q and A, the girls go deep on the importance of asking for help, question how many tote bags are too many and why good hair is a forever rose.

Aug 22, 2016
Ep 65: High Vibes (guests: Mathew Gerson and Britany Confer)
01:01:52

This week the ladies focus on three things they hold dear; wellness, sex and weed as they welcome to the show innovators, Mathew Gerson and Britany Confer, of Foria Wellness. Foria is a leader in sexual wellness as it pertains to cannabis science and its high vibes from there! Also, Roses and Thorns are lit this week, with revelations and recommendations!

Aug 15, 2016
Ep 64: Be The Beginner (guest: Emily Pereira)
52:00

Vibing high and attracting high vibes - Steph and Elizabeth welcome author, retreat leader and light worker, Emily Pereira to the show. She shares her inspiring journey- chronicled in her e-book, Unstoppable Woman and brings the knowledge on the importance of bone broth, inside tips for glowing skin AND the enlightenment of the beginners mind. It’s Leo season and school’s in session kids! Summer school is fun!

Aug 05, 2016
Ep 63: Feeling All The Feels (guest: Mikey Domitrovich)
55:07

Feeling all the feels from the seemingly hot mess state of a world, Stephanie and Elizabeth decide to bring a conversation on fear and pain to light and welcome Spiritual Guide, Mikey Domitrovich back to the program. They acknowledge the spiritual conundrum in a world gone mad and discuss how to work through and deal with global pain on a micro and macro level. Don't panic though, there's still fun to be had and we have phone apps and book recommendations to distract you from all that is f*cked up and encouraging you to rise above and stay woke amidst it all.

Jul 22, 2016
Ep 62: TSR: LIVE! (guest: Ambi Sitham)
47:53

Drunk on White Girl Rose and Health Ade Kombucha (it’s a good mix)That’s So Retrograde sits down with their favorite astrologer, Ambi Sitham for the first ever TSR: LIVE! at Soho House West Hollywood. They are also joined by singer/songwriter/comedian Jackie Tohn who performs the So Retrograde theme song and closes the show with an original retrograde-esq rap. It’s a show!!

Jul 15, 2016
Ep 61: Pod Goals (guest: Sophia Bush)
01:11:43

This episode is #GOALS, as Elizabeth and Stephanie welcome actrivist (actress + activist), overall bad-ass, and beacon of light, Sophia Bush to the show. Doing how they do - the three ladies chat vulnerability and wellness practices, going deep on Sophia's inspirational coinage of the "Year of Yes," the projects she cares most deeply about and methods for staying grounded in our chaotic world. Also Elizabeth is newly woke from her wellness pilgrimage to Israel with The Schusterman Foundation and Stephanie got woke herself to a new tv binge sesh and a personal anecdote on why America's healthcare system is still wack.

Jun 29, 2016
Ep 60: Quench Your Thirst (guest: Annie Lawless)
53:29

The TSR gals sit with Suja Juice founder Annie Lawless as she tells her inspirational story of how she left law school to start a groundbreaking juice company, while breaking down incredible health tips for living a balanced life. The girls also reflect in a time of incredible turmoil the small joys one can find in chalk on a sidewalk and in loving one another.

Jun 24, 2016
Ep 59: Good Gut Kit (guest: Elissa Goodman)
57:56

Nutritionist and holistic health coach Elissa Goodman rejoins the TSR gals and gives practical and accessible tips on how to keep your gut, liver, and overall vibes healthy.

Jun 17, 2016
Ep 58: Me, Myself, and iO (guest: iO Tillet Wright)
49:44

Writer, gender activist and creator of the Self Evident Project, iO Tillet Wright stops by Retrogradeland for an open and honest conversation on gender and sex in the United States. Steph gets nudity shamed but per usual the girls DGAF as they celebrate their friendship and victories in comedy.

Jun 09, 2016
Ep 57: Is You Ok? (guest: Glozell)
41:56

YouTube mega star Glozell drops into the #SoRetrograde Headquarters to talk about her new book "Is You OK?" She chats with the girls about how crystals, meditations and subtle stalking led her to be the internet sensation she is today. Also, Steph and Elizabeth break down their favorite LA health haunts, for their first Los Angeles city guide! WE IS OK!!

Jun 01, 2016
Ep 56: Bite Us (guest: Ally Hilfiger)
48:17

This week, Ally Hilfiger sits down with the TSR girls to discuss her fight against and ultimate victory over Lyme Disease which she delightfully chronicles in her new book, Bite Me.  Meanwhile the girls R&T over the week’s happenings including their new invention… friendship-wellness dates.

May 26, 2016
Ep 55: Spill the (Fermented) Tea (guest: Daina Trou)
42:16

The girls are sipping the Health-Ade this week as they find out “what's the deal with Kombucha?” (seinfeld voice), with founder and CEO of Health-Ade Kombucha, Daina Trout. Rest assured this episode is all (fermented) tea, no shade. ?☕

May 18, 2016
Ep 54: Just Float (guest: Jim Hefner)
37:46

Elizabeth and Stephanie journey into the wellness future at Just Float and interview founder and CEO Jim Hefner on the benefits of float tanks and the zen vibes that occur in 11 inches of saltwater.

May 12, 2016
Ep 53: How You Retrograde (guests: Tara Sowlaty and Jessie Groveman)
42:53

The TSR girls welcome their soulmates in wellness - Tara Sowlaty and Jessie Groveman from How You Glow to break down their recommendations for spring and summer glowiness, as well as the best snacks in the health space and travel tips for those fulfilling their wanderlust.

May 05, 2016
Ep 52: Ask Ambi (guest: Ambi Sitham)
49:31

Cosmically aligned and ready for Retrograde season, the girls welcome back healer, actual goddess, and purveyor of astro-knoweldge, Alchemy with Ambi’s, Ambi Sitham - Ambi provides the most up to date celestial-forcast, illuminates the FIVE current and upcoming Retrogrades! (Because… it’s SO retrograde, guys) and conducts TSR’s first ever listener Q + A. Also, the girls remain fearful of the Beyhive (very MARS in Retrograde) and encourage everyone without small children to (re)visit their childlike wonder by way of Disneyland (get it...cuz of the ‘re’ in Retrogrades). Join them as they gather some astrological insight coupled with mantras on manifestation to bravely move forward into Retrograde season.

Apr 28, 2016
Ep 51: Waste Not Want Not (guest: Meryl Pritchard)
51:02

Earth Day is upon us and the girls get a crash course in 'Recycling 101' from zero waste advocate, holistic health coach and founder of Kore Kitchen; Meryl Pritchard. Meryl shares her tips for going ZERO waste and awakens the girls' minds to some everyday earth friendly practices. Needless to say, minds were blown (and not just because it's 4/20). #tokeup

Apr 20, 2016
Ep 50: Feel the Burn (guest: Michael Domitrovich)
50:46

Elizabeth and Stephanie welcome back to the show, empath, mystic and spirit guide, Michael Domitrovich. In this episode Mikey breaks down the basics and the how to’s of sage, palo santo and more with some smudging, burning and space clearing 101… vibrations are def heightened and not just because the girls are cycle synced with the new moon. Nama- yay!

Apr 14, 2016
Ep 49: Vitamin TSR (guest: Josh Zabar)
56:13

Stephanie and Elizabeth get informed when food and nutrition entrepreneur, Josh Zabar visits the show. Founder of Immortal Herbs and curator of bi-weekly health newsletter Vitamin Z, Josh provides some (hot guy) health knowledge which is helpful to all. Full steam ahead on the wellness train this week; Steph has the flu, the girls are on a cleanse and Elizabeth is putting chemicals on her eyes... to stunning results. Don't hate the player, hate the game.

Apr 06, 2016
Ep 48: Simple Matters (guest: Erin Boyle)
54:47

This week the girls keep it simple by aligning with internet blogger and real life author Erin Boyle. They discuss the perils of tote bag giveaways and learning to let go of stuff that ya just don't effin' need. They Rose and Thorn about inspiration through spoken word poetry, vision boarding, the loss of a comedy legend and the potential poison in one of their favorite vices.

Mar 31, 2016
Ep 47: Peace, Love, & Flower Essences (guest: Alisa Gould-Simon)
41:46

The girls explore the magical powers of floral essences with former fashion tech guru turned Flora Luna Essences founder Alisa Gould-Simon. They also get mindful on The Bachelor results, chat listener mail and get deep into the only rose ceremony that matters: Roses and Thorns.

Mar 17, 2016
Ep 46: Going Clear (guest: Lisa Viscardi)
42:28

In the eye of the solar eclipse, clarity expert and personal organizer Lisa Viscardi joins the TSR girls to break down what it means to go CLEAR both in space and mind with her Categorize, Learn, Edit, Arrange, Revisit method. In addition - this week's roses & thorns include the practical application of Lisa's methods at Elizabeth's house, Stephanie's recent appearance on TMZ, the girls' newest matcha addiction and #throwback to Solange who is still popping after all this time (who knew?).

Mar 09, 2016
Ep 45: Total Eclipse of the Chart (guest: Ambi Sitham)
48:08

This week on TSR we've brought back our esteemed astrological advisor, Ambi Sitham, to help usher in March and break down the who's and what's of the solar and lunar eclipses coming our way. Ambi bestows goddess-like wisdom in practical applications on the art of manifestation, and the girls discuss a recent house-related trend that's been influencing their lives: from hosting crafting parties to cleaning house and of course, the much anticipated return of Fuller House. DJ Tanner's back, guys.

Mar 03, 2016
Ep 44: Politically Mindful (guest: Ben Gleib)
40:01

The girls are joined by comedian, self proclaimed politico and host of the GSN’s Idiotest, Ben Gleib, as he offers some insight and humor into the current political climate. He does his best Bernie / Hillary / Trump impressions and runs some IDIOTEST knowledge by our hosts- only to prove that Steph and Elizabeth are, in fact, idiots. Zen idiots, but idiots nonetheless. Also, Elizabeth quits the internet AGAIN and Steph's back on dating apps.

Feb 24, 2016
Ep 43: Heart 2 Heart (guest: Geri Hirsch)
33:42

Fresh faced and barely feeling a day over one year, Elizabeth & Steph welcome LeafTV founder and wellness aficionado Geri Hirsch to discuss the importance of being vigilant and health conscious after a recent personal experience. We glean major lessons and info that will help save lives, and then break down new trends in the wellness space that include bone broth, cleanses, and smoothies. Also Steph finally breaks her dry spell, post ex-bf - very proud, all around.

Feb 17, 2016
Ep 42: Rose Quartz Ceremony (guest: Katie Manzella)
47:19

Crystals that conjure self love, pop culture moments of mindfulness and many an Oprah reference in this special 1 year anniversary episode of TSR! One year older and thanks to this podcast, certainly a bit wiser, Elizabeth and Stephanie welcome back high priestess of crystal knowledge Katie Manzella and conduct a Rose ceremony of their own.

Feb 10, 2016
Ep 41: Be Here Nowish (guest: Owen Smith)
49:27

It's a twofer! This week, the TSR girls welcome comedian Owen Smith to talk about his transformative journey from a fast-food champion to a vegan and raw food enthusiast. And later in the episode, Alexandra Roxo and Natalia Leite, creators of the comedy web series BE HERE NOWISH, join the pod to discuss various wellness and spiritual practices they've all tried(ish).

Feb 03, 2016
Ep 40: Going with the Flow - Part 2 (guests: Jordana Kier and Alex Friedman)
48:55

Officially in the shadow of Retrograde, the girls keep it real in the theme of the RE, REvisiting the topic of REproductive health (see what we did there?) with their guests: entrepreneurs, Jordana Kier and Alex Friedman of LOLA. The LOLA team discusses why toxin free tampons are the new black and afterwards, we welcome back "Woman Code" author Alisa Vitti to drop more knowledge in part 2 of our convo. Fun promo alert: Promo code RETROGRADE can be used on mylola.com for 50% off the first 1-box order.

Jan 27, 2016
Ep 39: Going with the Flow - Part 1 (guest: Alisa Vitti)
01:16:47

With a reputation of bringing you candid info on moon cycles, sleep cycles and the occasional SoulCycle, it only makes sense that Elizabeth and Stephanie chat all things menstrual cycle with esteemed author of 'Woman Code' and founder of Flo Living, Alisa Vitti, in the first part of this two part interview. Also joining the show is Emliy Todebush, political strategist and health coverage advocate - dropping some knowledge on Get Covered America. So basically if you get your period, know someone who gets their period or plan on seeing a doctor within the next year, this ones for you!

Jan 20, 2016
Ep 38: That IS SO Retrograde (guest: Ambi Sitham)
56:11

Former lawyer turned cosmic navigator, healer and magical astro kween, Ambi Sitham, sits down with Elizabeth and Stephanie to break down the current planetary status during this enlightened and informative Mercury Retrograde - focused episode. She busts some myths and sets us up for a successful start to 2016. Because at the end of the day it really IS so Retrograde

Jan 13, 2016
Ep 37: New Year, Same You, But Better (Ayurvedic Edition) (guest: Eleni Tsikrikas)
52:01

Happy New Year from That's So Retrograde! Elizabeth and Steph open up the new year with intentions (or in EK's case, a lack there of). Their outstandingly informative guest, the effervescent Aussie Ayurveda expert Eleni Tsikrikas, talks all things about the practice including the best herbs to start yourself out with and the difference between individual doshas. A must listen to start out your year.

Jan 06, 2016
Ep 36: That’s So Rabbinical (guest: Hanniel Levenson)
48:29

Back to LA and fresh off the heals of the festival of lights, the Elizabeth and Stephanie say “shalom" (the hello and peace one) to rabbi, educator and yogi, Hanniel Levenson. Together their conversation explores spirituality, religious ambivalence, and the power of connecting to a higher power. The Girls then connect with some reader mail and this weeks Roses + Thorns.

Dec 15, 2015
Ep 35: A New York State of MNDFL (guests: Ellie Burrows and Lodro Rinzler)
42:00

TSR is in NEW YAWK! In between belting the Rent Soundtrack the TSR gals find time to get a dose of MNDFL (pronounced mindful)-ness from founders Ellie Burrows and Lodro Rinzler, who opened a meditation studio where they practice what they preach. We learn all about what it takes to get into a meditation practice, the different types of meditation, and get some pro-tips from the experts themselves. All roses in this pod today (except Elizabeth's carbo-coma and Stephanie's frustration with adults who behave like juveniles). PS: Check out our AWESOME Holiday DIY video ;) It's a treat for all those who want to get elevated. PPS: The girls will be bartending Bravo's Watch What Happens Live this week so keep your eyes peeled.

Dec 08, 2015
Ep 34: Namastay the F*ck Away (guest: Dani Katz)
41:56

Just some porn, Botox, break ups, and orgasmic meditation talk as Elizabeth and Stephanie come in hot after their hiatus; covering these topics and more with spiritual word witch, transformation agent, and hilarious writer Dani Katz.

Nov 25, 2015
Ep 33: Ghost Adventurers (guest: Mikey Domitrovich)
48:09

In the shadow of All Hallow's Eve, the TSR gals are visited by friend to the 'other side' and friend of the show, Mikey Domitrovich. Spoooooky lessons occur as Mikey gives the girls a lesson in channeling earthly and other worldly spirits. Roses & Thorns transform to Tricks & Treats as Elizabeth and Steph chat dry brushing, drag queens, and super moons. ~OOOOOooO~

Oct 30, 2015
Ep 32: Eat Clean Eat Whole (guests: Whitney Tingle and Danielle DuBois)
44:19

Fresh off a steak meal, Elizabeth and Stephanie are joined by plant-based food experts and Sakara Life founders, Whitney Tingle and Danielle DuBois. The ladies share how their personal journey with health and their belief in food as medicine sparked the entrepreneurial spirit that created their much buzzed about food delivery service, Sakara Life. On the delivery tip - as the girls recap their highs and lows of the week, Stephanie discovers a new favorite NSFW specialty delivery service of her own. Make sure to use the promo code SORETROGRADE on any upcoming orders of Sakara LIfe to receive 50% off!

Oct 19, 2015
Ep 31: Haute Messes (guest: Ashley Tisdale)
34:09

Boss gal Ashley Tisdale joins TSR to speak candidly with Elizabeth and Stephanie on overcoming fears, turning 30, and what inspired her newest venture: the female-driven website, The Haute Mess.

Oct 16, 2015
Ep 30: The 80/20 Experience (guest: Kimberly Van Der Beek)
44:34

This retrograde brings wife, mother, humanitarian (and our hosts' newest spirit guide), Kimberly Van Der Beek to the show to share some of her tried and true life hacks with Elizabeth and Stephanie. Kimberly breaks down the idea of an 80/20 lifestyle - a realistic approach to living a greener and cleaner life. Now THAT’s soooo retrograde.

Oct 05, 2015
Ep 29: Modern Manhood (guest: Jesse Israel)
41:29

Elizabeth and Stephanie sit down with general hot guy Jesse Israel to discuss his new project, 'The Modern Man Experiment,' where he breaks down the pillars of modern masculinity and divulges in how meditation can take you there. Also, the girls aren't too happy with people who abuse power and have a thorny conversation about what's what.

Sep 29, 2015
Ep 28: Waking Up With Retrograde (guest: Ryan Weiss)
38:41

In the spirit of the Jewish New Year, Elizabeth and Stephanie take some time to reflect on what to let go and what to call in. They welcome back mindfulness teacher Ryan Weiss who breaks down the meaning of the holidays and offers some takeaway practices honoring the new year and retrograde… just because. Speaking of ‘just because,’ the TSR gals dive into the importance of sock containment as a personality litmus test, why TV is Steph’s new Etsy, and why being informed and spreading love is what they’re planning to call in for the new year.

Sep 22, 2015
Ep 27: Eating Right For Your Life Type (guest: Annie Jubb)
46:06

Elizabeth and Stephanie are joined by the CEO of LifeFood Organic and certified nutritionist Annie Jubb as they explore the raw food movement, discuss the value of nutritional supplements, and basically learn how to live their best life. Speaking of living your best life... the girls also dish on Elizabeth's encounter with Oprah and Stephanie's newest (and possibly most adult) purchase: a television.

Sep 15, 2015
Ep 26: Let’s Get Metaphysical (guest: Londin Angel Winters)
47:29

The TSR gals are joined by Londin Angel Winters, co-founder of Metaphysical Fitness and Mindful Sculpt, and discuss what it means to be present and mindful in your fitness practice and how to 'love' your weight off. Elizabeth and Stephanie also answer some listener mail and check in with Venus to see what to expect for September.

Sep 07, 2015
Ep 25: The RYOT Act (guest: Molly Swenson)
40:03

In an effort to stay informed and not get the ‘blahs’ from the ever-depressing 24 hour news cycle, the girls invite Molly Swenson, COO of Ryot.org, to join the conversation. They discuss some current stories of note and the mission of ​RYOT.org - which provides an actionable solution for every story it covers​,​ empowering a new generation of media consumers.

Aug 31, 2015
Ep 24: Straight Outta Retrograde (guest: Olivia Thirlby)
32:33

The TSR gals are joined by long-time pal/indie movie queen/magic human Olivia Thirlby. OT shares her tips on natural beauty care and the girls talk all about living your best life a la being comfortable in who you are. Also Olivia shares her fave summer caffeinated beverage treat - the thirst is real, guys.

Aug 26, 2015
Ep 23: No Tox Life (guest: Sandee Ferman)
28:03

The TSR gals are joined by Sandee Ferman, founder of No Tox Life, an artisanal natural toxin-free vegan body care line, and learn what it really means to have toxin free beauty and body products.

Aug 17, 2015
Ep 22: The Local Rose Ceremony (guest: Shiva Rose)
36:06

Shiva Rose of The Local Rose joins the TSR gals to give her rosiest recommendations for the summer.

Aug 10, 2015
Ep 21: Burn One Down (guest: Emily L’Ami)
35:33

Emily L'Ami from Bodha Modern Wellness joins the TSR girls on this week's episode where they talk all about scents, home wellness, and using incense in ritual practice. Elizabeth also learns about the true meaning of truffle butter and major warning - it's definitely NSFW.

Jul 20, 2015
Ep 20: Radiant Humans (guest: Christina Lonsdale)
42:28

Elizabeth & Stephanie go on a friend date to get their aura’s read, like real woes. They invite Aura Photographer, Christina Lonsdale of Radiant Human, to talk about the experience.

Jul 13, 2015
Ep 19: Gut Instincts (guest: Dr. Pamela)
46:34

The TSR gals sit down with the esteemed and wise Dr. Pamela and learn about what a probiotic really is and what all people who poop should do to keep that gut on the healthy side. Dr. Pamela also learns what emojis and the Bachelorette are, so you could say this episode is pretty equal ground on useful information.

Jul 06, 2015
Ep 18: That’s So Groov3y (guest: Benjamin Allen)
37:05

Founder of Groov3 dance and Elizabeth's favorite dance teacher Benjamin Allen joins TSR this week to talk about his experience in the world of dance as fitness. The TSR gals also celebrate SCOTUS’ ruling on same sex marriage #LoveWins

Jun 29, 2015
Ep 17: Roses & Thorns (guest: No one)
28:56

Hey guys! We come out on Mondays now! On this very special edition of That's So Retrograde, Steph and Elizabeth devote the entire episode to their favorite game of self and cultural reflection, Roses & Thorns. Exploring the the highs and lows of the week both personally and hot topic-ly: this episode takes a cue from Degrassi and “goes there” covering: home-delivery STD tests, period and tampon safety, the LA cauliflower appetizer wars AND a whole lot of trans talk from gender to racial to fats. Oh my!

Jun 22, 2015
Ep 16: Summer Glow (guests: Jessie Groveman and Tara Solati)
36:34

The prodigal Stephanie Simbari returns this week! Today, we hear from their spiritual twins from an alternate universe - the How You Glow gals Jessie Groveman and Tara Solati - on their recommendations for a glowy summer. In the process, they may have formed a girl band. Casual.

Jun 12, 2015
Ep 15: Painted by Numbers (guest: Josh Siegel)
42:56

When in doubt – look to the numbers. That’s what people say, right? Numerologist Josh Siegel joins Elizabeth Kott on today’s episode where they talk the meaning behind a person’s ‘numbers’ and how that affects someone’s life journey and ultimate destiny.

Jun 06, 2015
Ep 14: Nutritional Value (guest: Elissa Goodman)
37:38

Elizabeth Kott sits with holistic nutritionist Elissa Goodman and they discuss the best way to give your body the nutrients it needs. Together, they work through and discover what works best for their body and give the lowdown on healthy recipes, probiotics, and caffeine.

May 22, 2015
Ep 13: Revisiting Retrograde (guest: Ryan Weiss)
23:34

Lucky number 13! For our thirteenth episode of TSR, Elizabeth and guest co-host Ryan Weiss get into the significance of the number 13 and what vibes it gives off. The duo also REvisit the upcoming retrograde in Gemini with psychic guru/tarot card reader Angie Banicki and the three ruminate on what to expect.

May 15, 2015
Ep 12: #GirlYouMightNeedMakeUp (guest: Seth Matlins)
39:49

Girl, you don’t need make-up! Well, unless you want it... but, do you actually want it? Or do you only think you want it because society tells you you do?…I'm dizzy just thinking about it and not because I'm high off make-up fumes. In this episode the TSR gals discuss this and truth in advertising with marketing expert, activist and champion of feminist rights Seth Matlins. Moral of the story: be conscious, not self conscious. You're welcome.

May 08, 2015
Ep 11: Third Eye Not Blind (guest: Mikey Domitrovich)
33:42

This episode gets now-agey AF as the TSR gals feel out their psychic intuition with extra dimensional wellness expert Mikey Domitrovich. Together, they discuss how and why one seeks spiritual guidance of the extra dimensional variety.

May 01, 2015
Ep 10: Call Me Maybe (guest: Neel Shah)
28:15

This week the TSR gals discuss dating and relationships in the modern world with all of technology's woes with Neel Shah, writer and co-author of "Read Bottom Up - A Novel," Fun Fact: both our hosts have been on a date with Neel, this is discussed. Thus, it gets real.

Apr 24, 2015
Ep 9: The Hokey Pokey (guest: Sarah Schwab)
30:54

Elizabeth and Stephanie get into the details of the ancient Chinese practice of acupuncture with licensed acupuncturist Sarah Schwab.

Apr 17, 2015
Ep 8: Wanderlusting (guest: Jedidiah Jenkins)
35:11

The TSR gals get the honest details about the intricacies of fulfilling one's wanderlust from expert traveler, writer, and overall beautiful soul: Jedidiah Jenkins.

Apr 10, 2015
Ep 7: Poop There It Is (guest: Fatima Lowe Williams)
46:36

The So Retrograde Girls are the shit. Literally. As they talk all things internal cleansing, more commonly known as colonics, w/ colon hygienist, nutritionist and founder of Holistic Life, Fatima Lowe Williams. Disclaimer: This show is about poop so if you don't poop this episode may not be for you.

Mar 27, 2015
Ep 6: I Woke Up Like This (guest: Ryan Weiss)
35:01

The TSR gals break down the art of the morning practice with #FLAWLESS individual and life coach Ryan Weiss.

Mar 20, 2015
Ep 5: That’s A Read (guest: Angie Banicki)
38:13

Elizabeth and Stephanie sit down with Angie Banicki, tarot reader to the stars, to find out what the cards have to say about their paths.

Mar 13, 2015
Ep 4: Because, Badass (guest: Emily Greener)
36:34

The girls sit down with Emily Greener, co-founder of self-empowerment org I AM THAT GIRL to discover the inner badass within.

Mar 06, 2015
Ep 3: Juicing Couture (guest: Danielle Charbeneau)
45:33

Fresh off a cold-pressed juice cleanse, Elizabeth and Stephanie chat with Juice Served Here's juice guru, Danielle Charbeneau, who dishes the raw and unpasteurized truth on the health trend: juicing.

Feb 28, 2015
Ep 2: The Crystal Method (guest: Katie Manzella)
39:35

As the girls say "Bye Felicia!" to Mercury in Retrograde, they learn all about the world of crystals and their healing powers from pal Katie Manzella, a certified Crystal Alchemist and comedian.

Feb 13, 2015
Ep 1: Mercury in Redecorate (guest: Dana Claudat)
33:12

The Retrograde girls chat about 2015's first retrograde in Aquarius and get the lowdown on feng shui with expert Dana Claudat.

Feb 09, 2015