CONVERSATIONS WITH HEART & SOUL

A podcast from the editors of VIE Magazine. Hosted by Founder/Editor-in-chief of VIE, Lisa Marie Burwell. Listen below or subscribe to never miss an episode.

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Zoltan “Zoli” Nagy, Owner/Trainer – Destin Athletic Club
Zoltan “Zoli” Nagy, Owner/Trainer
Destin Athletic Club

Episode 6: “Fit for Life” – A Conversation with Zoltan “Zoli” Nagy

Welcome to episode six of VIE Speaks: Conversations with Heart & Soul, a podcast and limited video series from the creators of VIE magazine. Our host, VIE founder/editor-in-chief Lisa Burwell, sits down with health and fitness expert Zoltan “Zoli” Nagy. This former professional hockey player, now the owner and lead trainer at Destin Athletic Club in Destin, Florida, is also a VIE cover gent. Join Lisa and Zoli as they discuss the importance of keeping both your body and your mind strong and healthy, everyday fitness tips, and more.


Brook Stetler, Executive Director – The Repertory Theatre – Seaside, Florida
Brook Stetler, Executive Director
The Repertory Theatre – Seaside, Florida

Episode 5: “Love The REP” – A Conversation with Brook Stetler

Welcome to a new episode of VIE Speaks: Conversations with Heart & Soul, a podcast and limited video series from the creators of VIE magazine. Our host, VIE founder/editor-in-chief Lisa Burwell, sits down with Brook Stetler, the executive director of The Repertory Theatre in Seaside, Florida. This small local theater company makes big waves throughout the year with a robust lineup of productions for adults and children, concerts, film series, and more. Lisa caught up with Brook to chat about The REP and the value of supporting the arts in your community.


Jordan Staggs, Managing Editor – VIE magazine
Jordan Staggs, Managing Editor – VIE magazine

Episode 4: “VIE Adventures, Part II” – A Conversation with Jordan Staggs

This episode of VIE Speaks: Conversations with Heart & Soul, a podcast and limited video series from the creators of VIE magazine, features our host, VIE founder/editor-in-chief Lisa Burwell, and managing editor Jordan Staggs. Join us as they recount some of VIE’s most memorable photo shoot moments from the past several years, the joys and struggles of making a monthly magazine, and their love of all things Hamilton in this installment of “VIE Adventures.” Stay tuned for more adventures with the VIE staff on future episodes of VIE Speaks.


Brittney Kelley, Cofounder/CEO – Tribe Kelley
Brittney Kelley, Cofounder/CEO – Tribe Kelley

Episode 3: “Pivot with Your Tribe” – A Conversation with Brittney Kelley

On the third episode of VIE Speaks: Conversations with Heart & Soul, a podcast and limited video series from the creators of VIE magazine, Lisa Burwell sits down with Brittney Kelley. As the cofounder, CEO, and designer for Tribe Kelley lifestyle brand along with her husband, Brian Kelley of country music duo Florida Georgia Line, Brittney has become an influential creative voice in her community and online. She shares information on her partnership with mental health advocacy program PIVOT Relational Alignment, what’s coming up for Tribe Kelley, and more.


Tracey Thomas, Creative Director – VIE magazine
Tracey Thomas, Creative Director – VIE magazine

Episode 2: “VIE Adventures, Part I” – A Conversation with Tracey Thomas

In the first installment of “VIE Adventures,” our host, VIE magazine founder/editor-in-chief Lisa Burwell, chats with creative director Tracey Thomas about the history and vision of VIE. Join us for a special episode of VIE Speaks: Conversations with Heart & Soul as they share behind-the-scenes tidbits about working with fashion designer Christian Siriano on a massive cover and lifestyle shoot at Ballynahinch Castle Hotel in Ireland, traveling the world for stories, and the inspiration and evolution behind VIE’s brand for the past twelve years.


Laurie Hood, Founder of Alaqua Animal Refuge
Laurie Hood, Founder of Alaqua Animal Refuge

Episode 1: “Rescue Me” — A Conversation with Laurie Hood

Welcome to the first episode of VIE Speaks: Conversations with Heart & Soul, a new podcast and limited video series from the creators of VIE magazine. Our host, VIE founder/editor-in-chief Lisa Burwell, sits down with Laurie Hood, the founder of Alaqua Animal Refuge and the Florida state director for Animal Wellness Action. In this heartfelt and candid conversation, they discuss Hood’s mission for giving animals shelter, safety, and second chances, along with the ups and downs of running a nonprofit no-kill animal refuge with over 400 volunteers.

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