11/30/13 – Gurvey’s Law KABC 790

The 11/30/13 Gurvey’s Law KABC 790 show was so exciting learning about a person’s health and psychological state of mind.  Gurvey’s Law aired on KABC 790 Talk Radio on Saturday 11/30/13 at 5:00pm-6:00pm with guests Jimmy Pena and Steven Unruh.




Jimmy Pena was the first guest on the show who is a New York Times bestselling author, the founder of PrayFit, and has been the exercise physiologist to Tyler Perry, Mario Lopez and LL Cool J. He earned his bachelor’s degree in business management from Baylor University in 1994 and his master’s degree in clinical exercise physiology from the University of Texas at Tyler in 1998. Jimmy served as the fitness director for Muscle & Fitness Magazine authoring and editing thousands of articles on training and fitness, making him one of the nation’s most published experts with articles on newsstands today and each month since 1999.

Jimmy was the co-author of the New York Times Bestseller, Extra Lean by Mario Lopez and designed the women’s training programs for LL Cool J’s New York Times bestseller Platinum Workout. Jimmy later authored the Amazon bestseller PrayFit: Your Guide to a Healthy Body and a Stronger Faith.

Mentioned by Tyler Perry with Jay Leno on The Tonight Show, CBS’s The View, CNN’s Piers Morgan and seen on HBO’s Pay-Per-View Championship Boxing, Prayfit’s popularity paved the way for two workout DVDs with Lionsgate Enterainment, the first of which (PrayFit: 33-Day Total Body Challenge) was released in December of 2011 and remained Amazon’s #1 Hottest New Release in Faith for 53 days. The second DVD released December 2012 hit #1 on Amazon in January 2013 and has remained one of Amazon’s bestselling DVDs ever since.

Jimmy was recently named as the first advisory board member of Pastor Rick Warren’s The Daniel Plan weight loss initiative. Jimmy Peña is rapidly becoming a keynote speaker of choice in venues ranging from churches, businesses, expos and conferences. His storytelling approach along with his targeted and motivational message of faith & health is nothing short of captivating. He is currently working on his latest project with Simon & Schuster due out in 2014.

You can visit his website for more information about Pray Fit at: www.prayfit.com

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The second guest on the show was Steven Unruh who is a divorce mediator and licensed psychotherapist.  Steven grew up in Minnesota. At an early age he learned how to shovel snow and chip ice off his father’s car. His grandfather taught him how to keep a worm on a fish hook.After college in St. Paul, he moved to Oakland , CA., in order to work with an inner- city non-profit.

Wanting real life experiences, he spent the next 4 years working cross-culturally, counseling teens and their families and developing community programs for families going through a trauma or crisis.  After Oakland, Steven moved to Southern California to attend Fuller School of Psychology and Fuller School of Theology.  Soon after completing two graduate degrees, he settled into a private practice and marriage.

Part of Stevens ability to help families and couples in crisis, whether illness or divorce, are his varied life experiences and education, both in Israel and South East Asia.

He displays an uncanny ability to be fair yet impartial, compassionate yet firm. His goal for you, whether in counseling or mediation – is to get to the issues quickly and then help you establish goals and solutions, in an efficient manner.  Steven is unique in his mediation and counseling skills.  His education, life experiences and his having learned how to deal with conflict and resolution through raising three young boys, says that he is willing to work hard for you. Let Steven help you with your crisis, by creating practical and reasonable solutions today. 

Steven has two graduate degrees, in Theology and Psychology.  He established a non-profit , 501-c3, for underserved teens in Pasadena, focusing on teens who inflicted self- harm:Springbay Family Services of Pasadena.  He has served on the Medical Board as Chief of Affiliate Staff at Las Encinas Psychiatric Hospital in Pasadena.  He was the Producer and Host of a successful weekly radio show in Los Angeles – KSFH, 95.9 FM, for 4 years. Steven has also been a licensed Psychotherapist for 24 years.  He is a Corporate Employee Relations Trainer and Motivational Speaker. He has mediated Business and Family disputes for 9 years.  His Mediation training started with the Alternative Dispute Resolution Program through the Los Angeles City Attorney’s Office.  He is the father of 3 loving and independent young men.

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To contact Steven Unruh, you can visit his website at: www.stevenunruh.com or feel free to call him at 818-523-5723.

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One Response to 11/30/13 – Gurvey’s Law KABC 790

  1. Peter says:

    This was great!!

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