Spark Inspire Your Life



Spark - Inspire Your Life Podcast is a mix of happy hour-style venting and results-based coaching. Spark is a judgment-free space where we’ll chat about both the brilliant bits of life as well the bits that are little more sucky. With lightness, laughter, and the belief that there’s no such thing as over-sharing, we’ll guide you in finding clear paths out of murky messes and toward discovering inspiration in everyday moments.


  • 73 - YogaSport: Raw & Uncut

    04/05/2020 Duração: 01h24min

    It's the end of an era. YogaSport, Angela's Power Yoga studio, is closing its physical doors on her 16th birthday, May 15, 2020. Nicole interviews Angela and the ladies discuss everything from opening the doors in 2004 to biggest challenges, proudest moments, and what is next. This podcast was a way for Angela to process the change and share with her community, since the COVID-19 crisis didn't allow us to do it in person.  Join YS Online... YS On Demand - (Save 20% before May 15th) Yoga Teacher Training - Connect with Angela:  Email:  [email protected] Facebook: Instagram: Web: Connect with Nicole: Facebook: Instagram: If this episode sparked something in you, please be sure to subscribe on Apple Podcasts and Stitcher, leave us a rating a

  • 72 - Season Finale

    08/01/2020 Duração: 30min

    We are sad to say that this is the season finale of Spark season #2. But the ladies WILL be back. In this episode, they take a stroll down memory lane and share some of their favorite moments from this season (and even a few throw-backs to season 1). If you haven't listened to all of the episodes, this is a great cheat sheet of episodes to start with.  Favorites: Episodes 63 & 68 with dietician Taylor Stolt. Nicole especially loved the functional medicine approach to healing. Both ladies were also fascinated that sugar addiction is real and sometimes will power has nothing to do with being able to avoid it.  Episodes 60 & 61 - Detox Your Home - The How & Why. Nicole discusses how these two episodes blew her mind and what changes she has already made. We love the empowerment piece here. Oh, and listen in for a funny story about little people eating toothpaste.  Episode 62 - Stress with Thom Allen - We love all of the discussions around mental health because we are all stressed and anxious these da

  • 71 - Hypnotherapy with Celeste Hackett

    01/01/2020 Duração: 45min

    Most of us have seen a hypnotist on TV or at a comedy club, but are they just for entertainment purposes? Celeste Hackett is a trained hypnotist who helps her clients dive into their self conscious and navigate challenges like pain, emotional components related to illness, bad habits and more. On this episode, she shares with Angela about the power of hypnosis and how it can make real change in our lives.    From the Episode: Angela met Celeste while finding a solution to her migraines. She shares how she found Celeste and the impact it made. Celeste shares her fascinating journey from a radio DJ to a hypnotherapist.  You’ve most likely seen a hypnotist portrayed in a show or movie, but is that for real? Celeste helps use through the myths and talks about the truths of hypnosis. Hypnotism is a journey into a person’s subconscious where all their beliefs, habits and memories live. Celeste gives a full overview of her work, including the comforting feeling that when you are hypnotised, you are in control, can

  • 70 - Women’s Empowerment with Shelley Lowther

    25/12/2019 Duração: 44min

    Shelley Lowther, owner of Dancing Dogs Yoga and This Badass Life, discusses how to step into your power as a woman, and some of the tools might be different than you might expect. Her no-BS approach to life will inspire you to make small changes. She joins Angela on this episode to discuss finding your authentic self and how seeing the magic around you can empower your daily life.   From the Episode: Shelley starts our episode by sharing her powerful story of rediscovering yoga after a serious injury that threatened to totally change her daily life. Being open to different spiritual traditions can lead to great personal discovery. Shelley speaks towards throwing away labels to find your authentic self while learning from others. The lie. Angela and Shelley dig deep about a powerful practice that can change your way of thinking about yourself and your place in the world. Are you always finding yourself distracted? In a world of technological advancement, there are plenty of ways to lose focus. We talk throu

  • 69 - Is Your Shampoo Making You Fat? with Lara Adler

    18/12/2019 Duração: 56min

    Lara Adler is an Environmental Toxins Expert, and Angela’s teacher.  The ladies discuss a class of chemicals called obesegens that are in your daily products (and yes, they make you fat). They take a deeper dive into specifics on some of the chemicals in your home as well as government laws and the importance of consumer education and action.    From the Episode: We highly recommend you check out our two-part Detoxing your Home Series (episodes 60 &61) before listening to this episode. The series gives you a great foundation that is important to have moving into Lara and Angela’s talk.  There are over 20 chemicals that are known obesogens. Learn about how they could be causing weight gain.  Where do I even begin? True to our mantra, we want you to start by pressing the easy button. We give you key areas to start with that involve your sense of smell and taste. Organic. Yes, you need to start focusing on it. Lara gives you the reasons why, including some you probably have never thought of. The decisions M

  • 68 - Treat Your Gut Right with Taylor Stolt

    11/12/2019 Duração: 43min

    It’s time to talk about guts. Taylor is back this week to join Angela in an in-depth conversation about gut health and why it should matter to you. This episode will provide you with an understanding of the importance of the gut and walk you through how this one area of your body has a big impact on your immune system as well as your emotions.    From the Episode: Taylor gives us an overview on what she does as a certified LEAP therapist and how she helps clients with food sensitivities. Leaky Gut?! It sure sounds icky, but Taylor walks us through what it is and why we should care. We always provide solutions. Taylor talks us through the “Five R Protocol” which guides you through ways to remedy a leaky gut. Did you know the majority of your immune system is in your gut?  Hormone imbalances are often an issue of diet or leaky gut.  The brain and your gut have an intimate relationship.  Your sugar addiction is often not a willpower issue. It could be the bugs in your gut. Hot Topic Alert: Gluten. Taylor gives

  • 67 - Special Holiday Gift from Angela

    04/12/2019 Duração: 01h02min

    Angela & Nicole are taking the week off to enjoy Thanksgiving with their families.  We wanted to show you our thanks with a special gift episode. Angela has included a full hour Power Flow Yoga class so that you can take some time out this week to destress and empower yourself. From the Episode: Thanksgiving - a holiday synonymous with a slight bit of excess. We know you’ll be eating big meals and perhaps even enjoying a few adult beverages this week. Angela is providing a perfect holiday flow that will help you destress and also rinse out some of those toxins from that big meal on Thursday. Listen in for a discount on her online teacher training. Save $400 if you sign up now. Visit and click on yoga.   AWC Goodies:    Check out Angela’s Guide -  5 Simple Ways to Lower Your Stress Today on her website at It will give you 5, simple, easy, and actionable steps that will get you feeling more energized in one day!   Free Yoga Class - Download one of Angela’s 6

  • 66 - Stress-Free Holidays

    20/11/2019 Duração: 45min

    The holidays should be a joyful time, but it is easy to fall into a trap of stress and anxiety. Angela and Nicole will be sharing listener comments and posts on how they are able to make the holidays meaningful and memorable without unneeded stress. From the Episode: Elf on the Shelf - friend or foe? Creating fun family calendars and cards - are they needed in the digital age? Advanced planning can be a key way to reduce stress. Our listeners share great ideas to take the stress off. Everyone has beautiful holiday traditions and rituals and we love that we can share so many with you. You might adopt a new one thanks to this episode.  The great debate. Angela and Nicole discuss how much is too much for Christmas music.   AWC Goodies:    Check out Angela’s Guide -  5 Simple Ways to Lower Your Stress Today on her website at It will give you 5, simple, easy, and actionable steps that will get you feeling more energized in one day!   Free Yoga Class - Download one of Angela’s 60 Minute

  • 65: Green & Clean Beauty with Brittany Witkin

    13/11/2019 Duração: 54min

    This week we continue our education on household toxins and speak to Brittany Witkin who is an expert in all things clean beauty. Brittany shares tools from her website and YouTube channel that will transform the way you think about buying cosmetics. Using our philosophy of “baby steps”, this episode provides resources to set you on the path for greener and cleaner beauty. From the Episode:   Brittany Witkin shares with us her story and how she landed in the green and beauty space. If you listened to our 2-part Toxin podcast, you know we LOVE baby steps. The free starter guide on Brittany’s site helps you start going green and clean. Start with the items that cover the most skin and go from there.  Angela has been struggling to find a solid option for mascara. Brittany just posted a video about this very topic.  What is good for you could be horrible for someone else. We are all different women, and so we have totally different bodies. Finding products that work for you is very personalized and does requir

  • 64: The Art & Skill Of Saying No

    06/11/2019 Duração: 35min

    Just say No. When it comes to managing our time, “no” is often the word we (especially women) don’t say enough. Nicole is back with Angela to talk about how to prioritize your schedule, focus on major goals, and learn when and how to say the two-letter word. The ladies will guide you through the true art and skill of saying “no”, with practical ways to using that one word to create a more purpose-driven life. From the Episode:   Nicole gives us an update on her new real estate adventure. Sucky Moment of Week: Throwback to Season One! Angela shares her 4.5 with an inspired action that involves following your nose. When you say no, you have to say it and mean it. This is an empowering space of honesty and honouring the other person.  Setting boundaries can create a comfortable and genuine connection with someone else. Boundaries are a healthy part of relationship building. You don’t always have to respond immediately. Live into a pause . . . this will help you make a mindful decision for yourself.  Pick up t

  • 63: The Superwoman’s Guide to Nutrition with Taylor Stolt

    30/10/2019 Duração: 48min

    Have you been wanting to change your eating habits but have no idea what to do? There are plenty of fad diets out there, and Taylor Stolt brings her expertise to help you navigate the good, the bad, and the ugly. Learn about how focusing on your entire health history can help you make smart decisions with your diet,  providing the groundwork for a more energized and vibrant lifestyle. From the Episode:   Taylor Stolt works with clients in functional medicine. She explains how doing detective work on your entire health history can help you find root causes for health issues, rather than just treating symptoms. Losing weight is a common goal, but often our efforts are working against us. Taylor speaks to common challenges she sees clients face that can lead to a lack of energy and sometimes even weight gain. She talks about when to use supplements and where to buy (and not) buy them. When grocery shopping, pay more attention to the ingredients list than the claims on the front of the container.  Keto is a hu

  • 62: All Things Stress with Thom Allen

    23/10/2019 Duração: 40min

    Do you feel like your life is constantly full of stress? You are not alone. Thom Allen is an expert on stress and this week he is here to share his wisdom. Learn how to identify when stress is a real problem, how being perpetually busy is hurting your health, and simple steps you can take today to ease the anxiety that stress can cause.  From the Episode:   Thom Allen has been helping clients with stress for over 20 years. He brings his wealth of knowledge and experience to the podcast today. Stress is not the enemy. It is warning us.  Don’t reach the brink before you start handling your stress.  Ever bragged about how busy you are? Our society rewards those who overdo and live for stress. Thom and Angela chat about finding a balance where you can manage stress so your energy levels are sustainable. Boredom is actually a good thing! It increases creativity.  Taking care of your mental health is just as important as your physical health. There has been a stigma about seeking mental health in our society, but

  • 61: Detox Your Home - The How

    16/10/2019 Duração: 54min

    Last week, we talked about the toxins in our daily lives. We promised to be back with solutions, so we’re back, full of ideas to help you detox your home. This episode is full of great starting points so you can begin making baby steps to a cleaner and safer environment for you and your family.   From the Episode:   Have you been inspired? Nicole certainly has and shares with us the baby steps she’s been taking. Common household items can make our rooms smell great, help us feel comfortable and make laundry easier, but some items you use every day are full of toxic ingredients. Angela gives us a head’s up on some of the surprising culprits.  Where do I even begin? There are some simple tasks and chores that will make your home a healthier place. Going organic can seem like a huge leap, but Angela shares how focusing on certain food items and drastically reduce the amount of toxins in your body. Personalizing your journey. Focusing on the health challenges you face can be a great start in discovering how to

  • 60: Detox Your Home - The Why

    09/10/2019 Duração: 45min

    How can we tell what products in our home are safe? What should you look for and where do you even begin? This episode is the beginning of a multi-part series on environmental toxins, and we’ll be helping you take baby steps to make your home a safer place for you and your family. From the Episode: Angela started learning about environmental toxins after a deep dive on practical minimalism. She knows learning about toxins can seem scary, but she focuses on education and empowerment instead of fear. Rome wasn’t built in a day, and neither is a clean/toxin-free space. We discuss baby steps you can take to start making changes in your home. Do your homework. Just because there is a slick website doesn’t mean it is unbiased and honest. Many “info sites” are funded by the same industry who is utilizing toxins in products, but we know the difference and we can clue you in on what to look for. Just because a label says "non-toxic" or "fragrance-free" doesn't mean it doesn't have harmful ingredients. There are p

  • Superwomen - The Mini-Series

    02/10/2019 Duração: 02min

    Are you stuck in a rut with your daily routines, eating habits, and fitness goals? Is your mind constantly racing with your to-do list, a to-do list for your to-do list, anxiety around the future, or any other constant low-level stressors? Are you so busy taking care of others that you can't find or make time to do the things you enjoy?   Sparkers, Angela has a brand-new program just for you. You can do it live from anywhere in the world and we start on October 15th.   REGISTER HERE       If you answered yes to any of these questions, you are a high-achieving Superwoman and this program was created for you. We know that you do it all - work full time, manage the house and kids, and take care of your friends and family like a boss. However, your health and happiness has plummeted to the bottom of the to-do list because, well, who has the time or energy for it?     Join Angela Wagner, Life and Wellness Coach, and owner of YogaSport Dallas for a life-changing workshop. In 5 weeks, she will work with you to map o

  • 59: Onward and Upward: The Exciting Future Ahead

    30/09/2019 Duração: 31min

    You’ve heard the phrase “holistic approach” but what does that mean for your life? Our podcast will start focusing on Five Branches that will speak to a better you and we will be sharing common-sense ideas and tools for you to get the most out of each branch.   From the Episode:   The podcast will focus on a holistic approach, helping women who have weeks full of work, motherhood, and just life. There will be practical, real-life ways to improve and enhance overall health. Moving forward, our podcast will focus on Five Branches: Simplicity. Groundwork. Life Design. Detox. Mind, Body, Soul. Plus special content: great free add ons including videos on Youtube, live sessions and even some yoga tips. What would you like to hear? We are all ears! Email us at [email protected] with your awesome thoughts.     AWC Goodies:    Check out Angela’s Guide -  5 Simple Ways to Lower Your Stress Today on her website at It will give you 5, simple, easy, and actionable steps that will get you fee

  • 58: We’re Back . . . Time to Catch You Up

    25/09/2019 Duração: 36min

    Have you ever had to put things aside to take care of YOU? It’s often a healthy thing to take a step back and focus on what is really important. Angela and Nicole catch you up on what they’ve been up to these last few months while they’ve been on a much needed podcast hiatus.   From the Episode:   Angela and Nicole have been on a much needed hiatus. It’s been since April of 2018! It’s time for some catch up time. Nicole has been enjoying being a mom, learning Spanish with her daughter, enjoying her enormous veggie garden, and helping family and friends declutter by turning old VHS tapes into digital files  Angela shares about her health challenges and her fascinating studies regarding environmental toxins. She also speaks towards making family time a top priority even while having a business and other special projects.     AWC Goodies:    Check out Angela’s Guide -  5 Simple Ways to Lower Your Stress Today on her website at It will give you 5, simple, easy, and actionable steps that

  • 57: Beating Burnout

    04/04/2018 Duração: 45min

    You know that feeling when you’ve reached your limit? Angela and Nicole talk about a very real condition called BURNOUT - what causes it, the signs you have it, and how to avoid it. Visit the Show Notes related to this episode. We have lots of fun and inspiring content on our website Get in touch with Angela and Nicole at [email protected]  Connect with us on Instagram & Facebook @CoachAWags.  We are so excited to meet you!

  • 56: How to Hygge; Enjoying Simple Pleasures

    21/03/2018 Duração: 31min

    Snuggle up in your favorite spot with a warm cup of tea, sit back, and ENJOY. This week we borrow some knowledge from our Danish friends and learn a new word: Hygge. It’s all about making time to enjoy the little things that bring us joy. Visit the Show Notes related to this episode. We have lots of fun and inspiring content on our website Get in touch with Angela and Nicole at [email protected]  Connect with us on Instagram & Facebook @CoachAWags.  We are so excited to meet you!

  • 55: Overwhelm; Shifting Your Mindset

    09/03/2018 Duração: 33min

    The ladies tackle a word we know too well… OVERWHELM. *cue foreboding music* Learn strategies for how to identify it, prevent it, and when you’re in deep, how to get out of it. Also, hear tips on how to feel inspired, light, and productive. Winning! Visit the Show Notes related to this episode. We have lots of fun and inspiring content on our website Get in touch with Angela and Nicole at [email protected]  Connect with us on Instagram & Facebook @CoachAWags.  We are so excited to meet you!

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