The Mountain Life

Wednesday, 9-10 AM

Hosts Lynn Ware Peek and Tim Henney

 On the Mountain Life, hosts Lynn Ware Peek and Tim Henney explore a wide variety of topics from health, fitness and nutrition to parenting, lifestyle and education. Lynn Ware Peek is an endurance athlete. and lover of the mountain lifestyle. Tim Henney is also an endurance athlete, an advocate of healthy whole-lifestyle, and sits on the Park City City Council.  

For inquiries and guests and content, contact Lynn directly at lynn@kpcw.org.

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The Mountain Life - July 26, 2017

Jul 27, 2017

Today, we meet Julie Klam, author of several New York times Best-sellers, now back with, “The Stars in Our Eyes: The Famous, The Infamous, and Why We Care Way Too Much About Them.” We’ll discuss her fascination, and pop culture’s obsession with fame and celebrity and why it matters.Then Dr. Lea Waters, author of, “THE STRENGTH SWITCH: How the New Science of Strength-Based Parenting Can Help Your Child and Your Teen to Flourish.”  She has a refreshing take on parenting with positivity.

The Mountain Life - July 19, 2017

Jul 19, 2017

Lynn Ware Peek and Dave Cushing host the monthly art and culture segment with Hadley Dynak of the Park City Summit County Arts Council, then; Luke Cartin and Celia Peterson talk about the national movement called Climate Reality Project and air quality.Then, physical therapists Marlene Hatch and Kathleen Baker talk about helping athletes return to sport quickly and safely after an injury with effective post-rehab training, bridging the gap between PT and returning to their sport.

The Mountain Life - July 12, 2017

Jul 12, 2017

Renai Bodley and Dave Cushing interview Dr. Stuart Shanker, a Canadian psychologist with a new and very practical book about raising our kids: “Self-Reg: How to Help Your Child (and You) Break the Stress Cycle and Successfully Engage With Life”. Then they talk with local Pilates instructor Tracy Powers about the work she and her colleagues do at their Range studio in town. Hint: they teach Pilates and also the specialized fitness techniques of Gyrotonic.

The Mountain Life - July 5, 2017

Jul 5, 2017

Lynn Ware Peek and Graham Anthony talk about new startling research about how stroke is becoming more prevalent among millennials. Then they talk with local writer and teacher Debbie Leaman who teaches an upcoming workshop to help people creatively approach that "next act." Finally, popular local yoga teacher Edy McConnell will talk about the connection between yoga and other athletic pursuits.  

The Mountain Life - June 28, 2017

Jun 28, 2017

On today's segment Lynn Ware Peek and Graham Anthony speak with Dr. Anna Yusim who speaks and writes on the blending of science with self-actuality and spiritual fulfillment.  Her new book is, "Fulfilled: How the Science of Spirituality Can Help You Live a Happier, More Meaningful Life."

Then, Marissa Ross, wine columnist for Bon Apetit magazine and award-winning blogger talks with Lynn and Graham about being a wine writer, how to not be an accidental snob about wine, and other great wine tips in her new book, "Wine. All the Time: A Casual Guide to Confident Drinking."

The Mountain Life - June 21, 2017

Jun 21, 2017

Lynn Ware Peek and Dave Cushing speak with Dr. Jennifer Haley, a dermatologist who will talk about skin care and sun protection… especially timely on this, the longest and sunniest day of the year. They also interview Allison Page, founder of Trailtalk, a group of mental health professionals who help you navigate the issues and challenges of your life while avoiding roots, rocks and other obstacles on local hiking trails.

The Mountain Life - June 14, 2017

Jun 14, 2017

Lynn Ware Peek and new guest co-host Dave Cushing speak with Mark Lukach about his new book, "My Lovely Wife in the Psych Ward," a memoir about how one family copes with mental illness. 

Then, in the monthly segment on the connection of arts and culture to our mountain lifestyle, we are joined by Hadley Dynak of the Park City Summit County Arts Council and Travis English of Summit County Special Events. They’ll join to talk about arts and culture in Eastern Summit County.  

The Mountain Life - June 7, 2017

Jun 7, 2017

Today, Lynn and Tim kick off the hour with a conversation with Dr. Andrew Weil who is considered to be the founder of integrative medicine some 30 years ago. He is a bestselling author and researcher. Then they speak with Julie Geisler of the Salt Lake Climbers alliance about an alliance with the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints and an upcoming find raising event.

The Mountain Life - May 31, 2017

May 31, 2017

Lynn and Tim’s first guest is Dr. Norman Rosenthal, New York Times bestselling author of Transcendence, here to talk about his new book, Super Mind. Then its Bob Radke of Basin Recreation and Charlie Sturgis of the Mountain Trails Foundation talking about Mountain Madness.

The Mountain Life - May 24, 2017

May 24, 2017

Tim and Lynn’s first guest is Jamie Meyer of Meyer Education and Family Services.  They will explore how parents can best talk to their kids about mental health. Then, they speak with Brian Richards, Executive Director of Mountain Town Music and Community Conductor of Musical Affairs.

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