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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

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

Location:

United Arab Emirates

Description:

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

Language:

English


Episodes

Navigating Grief

7/7/2022
In this episode, Alex shares a dharma talk she wrote during her yoga retreat on the nature of grief. In this dharma talk Alex shares the differences between major and secondary grief and describes how we have all experienced grief to some extent during the pandemic. Alex relates grief to dukham, and sukham, from Pantanjali's yoga sutras, and she offers four different causes of dukham, or suffering, and ways to process it.

Duration:00:20:20

Elective Sobriety with Amanda Kuda

6/30/2022
In this episode, Alex finally has the chance to sit down with Amanda Kuda! Amanda is an alcohol-free lifestyle expert. She’s a holistic life coach, speaker and author living, working and playing in Austin, TX. As a coach, Amanda helps ambitious, soul-centered women stop drinking and start manifesting the life they deserve and desire. She teaches a modern approach to personal development, self-actualization and spiritual enlightenment through the lens of elective sobriety. You can learn more...

Duration:00:27:30

Three Ways to Hold Space

6/23/2022
In today’s episode of Sober Yoga Girl, Alex will teach you three ways to hold space for your friends and family when they have tough conversations with you. If this episode peaks your interest and you really want to learn more, Alex is offering two Sober Girls Yoga Trainings this summer: 200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training Sober Girls Yoga https://www.themindfullifepractice.com/online-200-hour-yoga-teacher-training This is the first of it's kind! A 200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training only for...

Duration:00:15:49

Present and Sober - with Sam Goldfinch and Ellie Crowe

6/16/2022
In this episode, Alex meets Sam Goldfinch and Ellie Crowe, who are both hosts of the Present and Sober podcast and sober coaches. Sam and Alex have been connected on Facebook for a while, and Alex recently shared one of Sam's poems in the Sober Girls Yoga Facebook Group - thus striking up a friendship! Both based in the UK, Sam is the creator of Sober Rebellion, https://sober-rebellion.com/ and Ellie is a mum, yogi and entrepreneur, founder of Pump Up the Present....

Duration:00:45:29

Getting Grounded in Sobriety with Mary Tilson

6/9/2022
Alex is super excited to have her friend Mary Tilson as a guest on the show this week! Alex and Mary recorded this episode together at her studio in Bali. Mary Tilson is a Yoga & Meditation Teacher, International Retreat Leader, and certified Addiction Recovery Coach, who has been sober since 2013. Having experienced the suffering caused by addiction firsthand, she is passionate about ending the stigma and supporting others to thrive in a holistic sober lifestyle. Mary has hosted group...

Duration:00:48:14

Love Leads You Home

5/26/2022
This is a super quick episode to say hey and share the lessons I learned over the past few months about the power of community. I'm grateful for your presence! Thank you for being here!

Duration:00:09:18

Four Ways to Release Anxiety Now

5/19/2022
If you're currently feeling anxious and disconnected, it might be a sign of a deficient or unbalanced root chakra. In this podcast episode I'll share with you four strategies to get grounded and release anxiety now. Learn how balancing the chakras will support your sober journey. It's SO important. That's why I've shaped my yoga teacher trainings around the seven chakras. If you sign up for the Sober Girls Yoga Annual Membership today, you can get a FREE Module 1 of the Yoga Teacher...

Duration:00:16:08

Seven Secrets to Staying Sober

5/12/2022
In this episode, Alex brings you seven secrets to staying sober. Spoiler alert: they are the seven chakras! In this episode Alex introduces you to the chakra system of yoga and explain the role it plays in our emotional sobriety. The chakras are a tool for mapping human development, kind of like Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs. We need to bring each chakra into balance to support our mental, physical and spiritual health. When our chakras aren't in balance, this is when we can turn to unhealthy...

Duration:00:42:12

Podcast Rebirth (Episode 1 of Season 2): My Updated Story and Journey

5/5/2022
Welcome back to Sober Yoga Girl Podcast! Alex is so excited to officially have a production team with her working behind the scenes to bring you the podcast! Experience an upgraded version of the show - and watch the video version on Youtube here. https://youtu.be/SIM8fJFkg7g In this episode Alex shares her updated story and journey. The first time she told her own story on the show, it was a year and a half ago, and so much has changed: Alex is now speaking publicly about bipolar...

Duration:00:35:17

Twelve Tips for Becoming a Sober Yoga Entrepreneur

4/28/2022
In this episode, Alex shares with you her top twelve tips for becoming a Sober Yoga Entrepreneur. If you are someone who wants to build an online business, quit your job, and work remotely - this episode is for you. Alex shares her tips for how she went from being a Grade One Teacher to a Sober Yoga Girl working remotely in Bali in less than two years! Alex is coming soon with a Sober Yoga Entrepreneur Program - after several different evolutions, redesigns, trials, and errors, she now has...

Duration:00:17:10

BONUS EPISODE - My Story with Bipolar - Interviewed by Sarah Williamson

4/22/2022
In today's episode, I speak for the first time in depth about my story with bipolar disorder, interviewed by my friend Sarah Williamson. This week has been the first time I shared my story with bipolar disorder, and the reason why I've avoided speaking about this publicly is due to the stigma related to it. The reason why I have decided to start speaking about Bipolar Disorder is because my friend Khaled Bayad will be hosting a program called The Beautiful Mind Program which is designed to...

Duration:00:47:34

My "Dan-Iversary" - Words Have Weight with Dan Kumar

4/21/2022
Meet Dan Kumar! If you haven't yet heard his other two episodes with Alex, make sure you tune in. In short: Dan Kumar is the psychic who changed Alex's life. They met about a month after she got sober, and he predicted that she'd build a business called The Mindful Life Practice, quit her job, and run it full time. And the rest is history! In this episode Dan and Alex chat about the weight of words. Dan does one-on-one sessions through the MLPC which can be booked here:...

Duration:00:43:05

Jo Walduck's Journey: Supporting Queer Individuals through Sobriety

4/14/2022
In episode 101 on the podcast, Alex is delighted to have Jo Walduck on the show, one of her first sober Facebook friends! Alex and Jo met in a Sober Facebook Group in 2019. Originally from the UK, Jo lives in France. She became alcohol free in October 2019, after leaving her profession as a teacher and retraining as a coach. After taking 28 days off of drinking to focus on building her business, she realized sobriety had a lot more benefits then she'd thought it would. Since being sober...

Duration:00:30:53

Alcohol as a Feminist Issue: The #SOBERGIRLSYOGA Revival

4/7/2022
In episode 100 of the podcast, Alex brings Amber, Tasha, and Leigh on the show - three of the original members of the #SOBERGIRLSYOGA community. Back in the day, Sober Curious Yoga used to be #SOBERGIRLSYOGA. In this episode Alex, Tasha and Leigh chat about alcohol as a feminist issue and why there is a need for women's only spaces in the recovery world. Alex is so excited about the relaunch of #SOBERGIRLSYOGA today. You can book the free Sober Girls Club HERE! Make sure you book ASAP as we...

Duration:00:53:06

Legacy: We Walk in the Footsteps of Those Who Have Came Before Us with Rolf Gates

3/31/2022
In episode 99 of the podcast, Alex had the honor of sitting down with her teacher, Rolf Gates, and hearing about his journey from active addiction, to sobriety, to author of the book Meditations from the Mat. Alex had the honor of celebrating her 100 days sober on an Advanced Yoga Teacher Training with Rolf Gates back in 2019. Tune into this episode to hear how he got to where he is today, his story and his journey, and what wisdom he has to share to those on a sober journey.

Duration:01:01:40

Sutra 1.6 We are Not Our Thoughts

3/30/2022
In this episode of Sober Yoga Girl Daily Alex gives her interpretation of Yoga Sutra 1.6, we are not our thoughts! Alex's Next Online 30 Hour Sober Curious Yoga Teacher Training starts April 3 - May 22. Based on the chakras, this course covers: leading meditation, sober and mental health education, how to lead a group sober circle and foundational coaching skills. Join here: https://www.themindfullifepractice.com/scy-ytt Bali's borders have opened and Alex has bookings for her yoga...

Duration:00:06:14

Sutra 1.5 Fluctuations of the Mind

3/29/2022
In Sutra 1.5, Pantanjali outlines the five fluctuations of the mind. In this episode of Sober Yoga Girl Daily Alex gives her interpretation of this sutra. Alex's Next Online 30 Hour Sober Curious Yoga Teacher Training starts April 3 - May 22. Based on the chakras, this course covers: leading meditation, sober and mental health education, how to lead a group sober circle and foundational coaching skills. Join here: https://www.themindfullifepractice.com/scy-ytt Bali's borders have opened...

Duration:00:04:25

Sutra 1.4 You are Not Your Thoughts

3/28/2022
Tune into this bite sized Sober Yoga Girl Daily to listen to Alex's interpretation of Sutra 1.4. Alex's Next Online 30 Hour Sober Curious Yoga Teacher Training starts April 3 - May 22. Based on the chakras, this course covers: leading meditation, sober and mental health education, how to lead a group sober circle and foundational coaching skills. Join here: https://www.themindfullifepractice.com/scy-ytt Bali's borders have opened and Alex has bookings for her yoga retreat: Ubud Medicine,...

Duration:00:04:07

Sutra 1.3 The Result of Yoga

3/27/2022
Tune into Alex's interpretation of Sutra 1.3: The Result of Yoga. Alex's Next Online 30 Hour Sober Curious Yoga Teacher Training starts April 3 - May 22. Based on the chakras, this course covers: leading meditation, sober and mental health education, how to lead a group sober circle and foundational coaching skills. Join here: https://www.themindfullifepractice.com/scy-ytt Bali's borders have opened and Alex has bookings for her yoga retreat: Ubud Medicine, May 28 - Jun 3, 2022. There...

Duration:00:05:33

Sutra 1.2 Stilling the Fluctuations of the Mind

3/26/2022
In this Sober Yoga Girl Daily episode, Alex dives into Sutra 1.2: Stilling the Fluctuations of the Mind. Alex's Next Online 30 Hour Sober Curious Yoga Teacher Training starts April 3 - May 22. Based on the chakras, this course covers: leading meditation, sober and mental health education, how to lead a group sober circle and foundational coaching skills. Join here: https://www.themindfullifepractice.com/scy-ytt Bali's borders have opened and Alex has bookings for her yoga retreat: Ubud...

Duration:00:03:49