Alex McRobs, known as Sober Yoga Girl, is a former party girl turned international yoga teacher and sober lifestyle coach. Originally from Canada, Alex spent her twenties partying in Dubai, the land of bottomless brunch and unlimited drinks. Alex now supports other women in finding spirituality and sobriety through Sober Girls Yoga - which is part of The Mindful Life Practice, an international online yoga community she founded. In this podcast Alex will offer weekly episodes with insight into her life and journey, including stories, strategies, and sometimes with special guests. Dive into topics such as triggers around alcohol, yoga philosophy, speaking to family and friends and mental health. You’re not alone - and in being her open, authentic self, Alex helps others find and feel that. How to connect with Alex: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/sobergirlsyoga Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/alexmcrobs/ Join the Sober Girls Yoga Community Here: https://www.themindfullifepractice.com/sober-girls-yoga
Asteya: Non-Stealing, Gratitude and Abundance
25:51In this Yoga Philosophy Chat with Alex & Kristen, they sit down and chat about the practice of Asteya, which is the third of the yamas. Asteya refers to non-stealing. They speak about the practices of gratitude and the belief of abundance!Kristen co-leads Sober Girls Yoga Challenges and 200 Hour Yoga Teacher Trainings with Alex on The Mindful Life Practice. Check out the offerings at www.themindfullifepractice.com!
Come Hang with us in Bali! Plan a Retreat with Maree Mackenzie
47:58Meet one of Alex's friends in Bali, Maree Mackenzie! Maree is a retreat planner who specializes in planning sober retreats. Alex and Maree have been friends since long before Alex moved to Bali! In this episode Maree tells her inspiring sobriety story - why she chose to become sober, how AA supported her, and then what led her into the retreat planning business in Bali. If you are a sober community leader or influencer yourself and are curious about planning a retreat here in Bali, check out Soul Bliss Journeys at https://www.soulblissjourneys.com/ . If you register to lead a retreat by completing the form at this link, you can get 10% off your retreat by saying Alex referred you! https://forms.wix.com/dfd2b5d2-9fb0-41b5-8842-8a5ee0b02508:219fbda6-a130-4f17-b159-f1b57751ae96
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Amy Willis, The Holistic Sober Coach
31:11Amy Willis is a friend of a friend! Based in Canada, when Alex posted seeing if any sober friends were in Toronto, a mutual friend tagged her - thus starting a lovely sober friendship! Amy works with women and members of the LGBTQ+ community helping them go alcohol free. Check out Amy's work at https://www.holandwell.com/
Digital Detox Day 1: Why I've Done it, What I've Noticed So Far, And Three Reasons Why a Detox is a Good Thing
17:03I'm taking the month off social media this August!Tune into this special episode of Sober Yoga Girl Podcast to hear why I've taken the month off, what I've noticed so far, and three reasons why a social media detox is a good for you.Want to connect with me during my detox time? Join me on my Zoom classes with The Mindful Life Practice here: https://www.themindfullifepractice.com/live-scheduleOr pop me an email at: [email protected] !
Sober in Central Park with Rachel Hechtman
35:16Rachel Hectman is a sober community leader in NYC, doing everything from running sober events, building community, and helping the NYC sober movement get started on the ground level! Listen to this inspiring episode to hear Rachel's journey with sobriety - and what initiated the work she's doing now in the Sober Sphere. You can follow Rachel on Instagram @soberincentralpark or check out her work at https://www.soberincentralpark.com/
Satya: Living Our Truth
23:40This episode is the second installment of Alex and Kristen's "How to Live Yoga" weekly lives! In this episode Alex and Kristen speak about Satya, or living with truth and honesty. You can watch these sessions live in the Sober Girls Yoga Facebook Group. If you're interested in spending more time with Alex and Kristen, join our 30 Day Sober Girls Yoga Challenge at this link: https://www.themindfullifepractice.com/30-day-sober-challenge .
Ahimsa: Living with Love with Kristen Hutchinson
24:06Alex sits down with Kristen in this episode! Based in Canada, Kristen is one of the key leaders in The Mindful Life Practice. She supports Alex in running the 30 and 60 Day Sober Girls Yoga Challenges, and also is an assistant facilitator for the Yoga Teacher Trainings. In this episode Alex & Kristen break down the topic of ahimsa and what it means to live with ahimsa, or nonviolence/loving kindness. They answer questions brought to them from members of the Sober Girls Yoga Facebook group and also offer journal prompts for the topic of ahimsa. If you are curious about working with Kristen & Alex, Kirsten leads the 30 Day Sober Girls Yoga Challenge. You can join it here: https://www.themindfullifepractice.com/30-day-sober-challenge starting anytime!
The Nomadic Addict with Zac Spowart
57:25In this episode, Alex sits down with Zac Spowart, the Nomadic Addict! Zac and Alex got connected via someone in the Girls Love Travel Facebook Group. Alex wrote a post that went viral about living in Bali, the Middle East, and sobriety - and someone tagged Zac on the post! In this episode Zac shares his sobriety journey, and why sober travel is such a passion of his. Tune in to learn more and check out Zac on instagram at: https://www.instagram.com/nomadicaddictt/
Dry AF Talks with Ben Pavliha
52:04Alex is super pumped to have Ben Pavliha on the show! Ben is a Dubai Based sober coach who quit drinking in 2020. He now hosts a podcast, Dry AF Talks, and inspires people around the world to go alcohol free and change their lives. In this episode, Ben shares his story, and what he's learned in his time being sober. You can learn more about and connect to Ben here:https://www.instagram.com/benpavliha/https://www.tiktok.com/@benpavlihahttps://www.youtube.com/@DryAFTalks
BONUS EPISODE: The L.A. Story & Three Practices to Reduce Anxiety You Can Do Anywhere
37:28I've hit you with a BONUS episode of Sober Yoga Girl Podcast!I had to tell you the story of Los Angeles - what happened and how I stayed calm.If you saw on Instagram... I was in an airport delay after the Mexico Yoga Retreat which made me miss a flight to Australia. But what happened next really tested my spirituality and required me to stand in my spirituality.In this episode I want to share with you what happened, and three practices that you can use anywhere, at any time, to stay calm in moments of anxiety.My next 200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training starts online on July 9. If you want to really go deep into these tools with me...join us!https://www.themindfullifepractice.com/online-200-hour-yoga-teacher-training