Female emPOWERED

A podcast for female fitness & wellness professionals like YOU

I'm Christa Gurka, accidental entrepreneur turned CEO of a multi million dollar health and wellness business. Listen to episodes to hear expert insights and real conversations about what it means to show up, thrive, and — of course — get paid.

 

 You'll learn what works, what doesn’t, and what REALLY happens behind the scenes of a client-based business. All so you can take away advice and actionable steps that help you become a more successful and confident business owner — on your own terms.

 

Interested in being a guest? Email me at christa@pilatesinthegrove.com

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On today's episode, we're taking a deep dive into all things websites - specifically When Your Website Could Actually Be Working Against You.

Joining us is Latasha Doyle, the brilliant mind behind Uncanny Content. Together, we'll uncover how a website - if not optimized properly - can hinder the growth of your brick-and-mortar business. Latasha will share her expertise on strategies for website optimization, automation, SEO, and customizing content to resonate with your target audience.

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Welcome back to another episode of the Female emPOWERED Podcast with your host, Christa Gurka! In this episode, I'm excited to share insights and real-world examples of the effectiveness of Win-back Strategies. Whether you're a studio owner, fitness professional, or wellness entrepreneur, understanding the power of re-engaging past clients can significantly impact your bottom line.

So, what exactly is a Win-back Strategy? It's a targeted effort to reignite and re-engage clients who haven't interacted with your business in a while. We'll explore why this is crucial for business growth and profitability, along with actionable steps to implement them effectively.

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Welcome back to another episode of the Female emPOWERED Podcast with your host, Christa Gurka! On this episode, we're diving into the topic of investing in our businesses, particularly when it comes to equipment, growth, and expansion. Whether it's addressing capacity issues or aiming to generate more revenue, investing in equipment is often a significant step for business owners. We'll explore various aspects of this, including budgeting, financing options, and different financial management approaches.

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Welcome back to another episode of the Female emPOWERED Podcast with your host, Christa Gurka! For this episode Nora Reynolds joined me to discuss how to leverage your existing business to buildout successful teacher training.

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Welcome back to another episode of the Female emPOWERED Podcast with your host, Christa Gurka! In this episode, I'll be discussing why women make better business owners. 

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Welcome back to another episode of the Female emPOWERED Podcast with your host, Christa Gurka! In this episode, I discuss the ins and outs of email marketing and dive deep into its role in business growth and success.

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Hi everyone! Welcome back to another episode of The Female Empowered Podcast. On today's episode, we're going to be talking about why listening to too many opinions could be killing your business and keeping you stuck. 

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Hi everyone! Welcome back to another episode of The Female Empowered Podcast. What we are going to talk about today is how you can leverage local marketing and network marketing to boost sales in a brick and mortar business.

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Hey everyone! Welcome back to another episode of The Female Empowered Podcast. Today is a guest episode and we have Dr. Megan Greco, the founder of MGPT.

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Hello everyone, I am so happy you are here! Welcome back to another episode of The Female Empowered Podcast. Today, let’s talk about a topic that I was discussing with my own mentorship and Mastermind group. The topic is what happens when you get bored with your business.

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Hey there everyone! Welcome back to another episode of The Female Empowered Podcast. Today, I am talking about a topic that’s near and dear to my heart, and most likely to yours, because it’s all about saying, “No.”

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Hey there everyone! Welcome back to another episode of The Female Empowered Podcast. Today, I am talking about one of my favorite topics – pricing. 

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Hi there! Welcome back to another episode of The Female Empowered Podcast. Today’s episode is all about marketing. I am going to give you the exact marketing strategies that you can use to market your boutique fitness, wellness, or health care business for the first 90 days of 2024!

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Hey there everyone! Welcome back to another episode of The Female Empowered Podcast. This is the second podcast episode for 2024, and before we dive into the topic, let me just ask how you are doing. Are you back to work? Are you still on vacation? 

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Hey there ladies and gents! Welcome back to another episode of The Female Empowered Podcast. This is the first podcast episode for 2024, which means this is the fourth year I have been doing this podcast! I am so happy I was convinced to start this podcast and I want to thank you for sticking around!

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Hey there! Welcome back to another episode of The Female Empowered Podcast. This is the last episode of 2023, so I want to share with you a re-airing of my most downloaded podcast episode not only from the episodes this year, but from all the episodes I did in total!

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Hey everyone! Welcome back to another episode of The Female Empowered Podcast. We are approaching the end of the year, I will be re-airing my most popular episode for 2023. 

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Hi guys! Welcome back to another episode of The Female Empowered Podcast. Before I share to you what this episode is all about, let me tell you a quote I love. The quote is, “We over estimate what we can do in a day, we underestimate what we can do in a year.” 

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Hey everyone! Welcome back to another episode of The Female Empowered Podcast. We have another returning guest, KickStart Accounting Inc. CEO Danielle Hayden.

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Hi there everyone! Welcome back to another episode of The Female Empowered Podcast. In today’s episode, let’s go over a recap of what happened during the Female Fitness CEO Summit, which I host every year in South Florida. This is the third year we’ve been doing this amazing event where female business owners come together and learn about each other!   

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Hi there everyone! Welcome back to another episode of The Female Empowered Podcast. It’s Thanksgiving Week and we are so close to the end of the year. With that said, let’s talk about 15 ways to avoid holiday cancellations in your business.

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Hi there everyone! Welcome back to another episode of The Female Empowered Podcast. Today, I have another guest episode and I am so happy to have with me Mary Beth Simón. She actually reached out to me to be a guest on my podcast and when I looked at her bio, I knew we had to have her on board because I know we will all be learning a lot from her.

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Hey everyone! Welcome back to another episode of The Female Empowered Podcast. I am excited to have Nikkia Shakur with me as my guest today.

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Hi! Welcome back to another episode of The Female Empowered Podcast. The episode I have for you today came up when I was on a walk and was listening to a podcast. The title is “Overcoming Overthinking for the Female Business Owner.”

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Hey there! Welcome back to another episode of The Female Empowered Podcast. Today, I have one of my favorite people in the whole wide world – Latasha Doyle. She is the founder and CEO of Uncanny Content and the mastermind behind my content strategy for both Christa Gurka and Pilates In The Grove.

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Hello everyone! Welcome back to another episode of The Female Empowered Podcast. Today’s episode is very near and dear to my heart and it is about how Mental Health Therapy impacted my business.   

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Hey guys! Welcome back to another episode of The Female Empowered Podcast. This is a VERY special episode because I have a VERY special guest with me – my husband, Scott Gurka.

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Hey everyone! Welcome back to another episode of The Female Empowered Podcast. This episode is for all of you moms out there or if you are caretaking for other people. Let me share with you how I found work-life balance.

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Hey there listeners! Welcome back to another episode of The Female Empowered Podcast. We will be talking about the question, “Should you drop that service?” Let this podcast help you understand and decide if a service that you offer is helping you grow or keeping you stagnant and is costing you money.

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Hello there! Welcome back to another episode of The Female Empowered Podcast. What we’re talking about today is evaluating team members and how to keep a great team. This has been a topic that has come up a lot in my recent conversations.

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