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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

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

Healing Crohn's Disease Through Yoga with Niamh Dickson

2/22/2024
In this special episode I sit down with one of my Yoga Teacher Training Graduates, Niamh, and she shares her journey with yoga healing her Crohn's Disease. Niamh is a yoga teacher, art therapist and counsellor who is originally from Canada but now lives in Thailand. In this amazing episode Niamh shares how the Yoga Teacher Training programs transformed her life. I am so excited to have Niamh assisting me on a 200 Hour YTT this April in Bali. If you're looking for a last minute, small and safe experience to become a yoga teacher - this is for you! Please learn more about the program here! https://www.themindfullifepractice.com/bali-200-hour

Duration:00:35:59

Lead with Curiosity with Teri Patterson

2/15/2024
In today's episode I am thrilled to be sitting down with Teri Patterson, the Sober Nutritionist. I was a guest on Teri's podcast, The Sober Edge, a few years ago! In this episode we chat about Teri's alcohol free journey, and how she began focusing her work in nutrition and sobriety. Teri has many group programs for women and everything that she does can be found at: https://thesobernutritionist.com/

Duration:00:31:05

The Journey Back to Your Authentic Self with Deb Collins

2/11/2024
This is another amazing episode with one of our YTT grads, Deb Collins from Melbourne, Australia! In today's episode Deb shares about her journey going alcohol free through the Sober Girls Yoga 30 Day Challenge that led her all the way to a Yoga Teacher Training in Bali, Indonesia in 2023 with The Mindful Life Practice. Deb will be assisting on the 2024 Yoga Teacher Training and we are so excited to have her! If you want to join us, sign up here! https://www.themindfullifepractice.com/bali-200-hour

Duration:00:15:11

Jami Hanna's Bali Story - In Memory of Judson Hanna

2/3/2024
If you listen to only one Sober Yoga Girl Podcast episode this year...it should be this one. In this incredibly vulnerable episode, Jami Hanna shares her story with our community. Jami lost her son Judson Hanna after a struggle with addiction and mental health in May of 2021. She joined the Sober Girls Yoga Challenge and as fate would have it, I organized a yoga retreat that was starting on the one year anniversary of Judson's passing. Jami thought this was a sign and did everything in her power to join us for the retreat. She made an impact on everyone in her vulnerability sharing her journey during that powerful week together in Bali. She then went on to partake in our online teacher training program and played a pivotal role in building our online community. In this episode Jami explains how Bali was so transformative for her. I am absolutely thrilled to have Jami joining me again in Bali this July as an assistant on the next Sober Girls Yoga Bali Yoga Teacher Training. I know she will have an incredible impact on all our participants and team. If you're thinking about joining us, we have one single room and one double room left. Sign up now! It is going to be a powerful experience. :) Learn more about what we're offering at this link! https://www.themindfullifepractice.com/bali-200-hour

Duration:00:37:39

The Magic of Vedic Meditation with Rory Kinsella

1/25/2024
In this episode I had my friend Rory Kinsella back on the show! Rory is a Vedic Meditation teacher who is many years sober. Around three years ago, I had him on the show and he shared his sober journey. In today's episode we focus more on Vedic Meditation. We discuss: Book Alex & Rory's Bali Sober Retreat this September! This retreat is for anyone new to Vedic Meditation or new to sobriety, or anyone who wants a refresh. It's already 75% sold out! Join us here: https://www.wisemonkeyway.com/bali

Duration:00:56:08

Lessons from the Top of a Volcano in Bali and Beyond with Lauren Gowers

1/18/2024
This is a very special episode! On this episode I have Lauren Gowers as a guest. Lauren is an Air Hostess in the UK. She attended the Sober Girls Yoga Bali Retreat in January 2023 and she loved it so much that she came back for the 200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training with me in Bali in May of 2023! Lauren will be an assistant on the upcoming 200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training with the Mindful Life Practice in July of 2024, and also will be a guest on the India retreat. (A Retreat Superstar? She definitely attended the most International Retreats and Trainings of any Mindful Life Practice member in the last two years!) In this episode Lauren shares: you We share the story of why the hike up Mount Batur was transformative for the group of sober women on the retreat in January of 2023, and more! Lastly, we also reveal where the 2025 Annual International Big Sober Girls Yoga Retreat will be...so tune in if you want to be the first to know! The Sober Girls Yoga Adventure to India is already sold out, but if you are considering joining a Sober Girls Yoga Bali event this year, the info is here: Retreat: https://www.themindfullifepractice.com/bali-yoga-retreat-2024 200 Hour: https://www.themindfullifepractice.com/bali-200-hour

Duration:00:38:09

How to Develop a Potent Home Yoga Practice with Brett Larkin

1/13/2024
Do you find it difficult to adopt a regular, consistent home yoga practice? If this is you then you need to listen to this podcast episode! In today's podcast episode Alex sits down with Brett Larkin, a YouTube Yoga Teacher and author of the newly released book Yoga Life. In this episode Alex and Brett speak about the value of a personal practice, how to cultivate it, and how your doshas from aryuveda impact cultivating a potent practice. You can buy Brett's Book Here: https://amzn.to/3RQBBwP . Let me know what you think of her book by joining the Sober Girls Yoga Facebook Group and leaving a post!

Duration:00:41:41

Feel the Fear and Do it Anyway with Kate Lindley

12/28/2023
In today's episode, Alex had a chance to connect with Kate Lindley who was on a previous episode of the Sober Yoga Girl Podcast sharing her sober story! Kate is a former school teacher who has spent the last eight months driving her Jeep from Dubai to China. In this episode Kate shares about what it's like to travel slow, some misconceptions and stereotypes debunked about the Middle East, and some of the lessons she's learned along the way. Follow the remaining four months of Kate's journey by following her on Instagram @explorewith.kate.

Duration:00:44:15

Olubunmi Aboaba's Inspiring Story with Recovery

12/21/2023
Olubunmi Aboaba is a recovery coach who supports clients working with their energy lines to enhance recovery. She helps people achieve their best lives after facing burnout, addiction, or divorce. She helps them find their success through Future Life Progression. You can discover Olumbunmi's work at: https://yourfuturelife.co.uk/

Duration:00:26:27

Three Steps to Manifest (Aka How I Manifested my Boyfriend)

12/14/2023
What is manifestation? What are the main steps? How can we manifest the things we dream of? In this short episode I speak about the top three steps to manifest anything in your life from your dream job to your relationship and how I put these steps into practice to manifest big things in my life including my boyfriend! I am leading a manifestation workshop on Zoom on December 27th - if you want to manifest your dreams into 2024 join us! ​ I'm also going to be leading Christmas Eve Yin and New Year's Eve Yoga (both traditions that I offer every year!) On New Years Eve I will be in Vancouver with my boyfriend so if you sign up for the Zoom yoga class...you might meet him! Join us at: https://www.themindfullifepractice.com/live-schedule

Duration:00:22:15

Jane Ballard's Sober Journey: From Bali and Back

12/7/2023
Jane Ballard and Alex met in April when Jane came to Bali for the Sobah Sistahs Retreat! Alex taught the yoga for the group, and after Jane's return, she joined our Online Yoga Teacher Training community! In this episode, Jane shares her sober story and how her trip to Bali transformed her and supported her on her journey. Jane is leading a sober women's retreat in April 2024 in Bali. Check out her offering here! https://www.janewballard.com/bali-retreat-registration

Duration:00:28:26

Letting Go in Order to Recieve with Emma Ebdon

11/30/2023
Meet Emma Ebdon - a friend of Alex's from the Abu Dhabi days! Emma is now a Simplicity Coach and helps stressed out women simplify their lives. After an inspiring conversation where Emma came and spoke to Sober Girls Club members about letting go, Alex decided to bring Emma on the show to share her message with an even wider audience. Tune into this episode to learn: ​ - Why Emma became a Simplicity Coach - Some of the difficulties in letting go - The health benefits in letting go - How letting go is a spiritual practice (connecting to yoga) - What she let go of beyond physical possessions - Where Emma recommends starting to let go ​ Connect with Emma and join her 30 Day Declutter Challenge Here! https://preview.mailerlite.io/preview/165379/forms/96569550339835274

Duration:00:43:08

Kally Greenaway's Sober Story with Sober Girls Yoga

11/16/2023
In this episode Alex sits down with Kally Greenaway, one of our members who completed the Sober Girls Yoga 30 Day Challenge one year ago. She's been heavily involved with our community and completed our 200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training this year! She is also now one year sober. In this episode hear her inspiring story of why she chose to be alcohol free and the challenges she overcame along the way. ​ You can join the next Sober Girls Yoga 30 Day Challenge in January 2024 at this link: https://www.themindfullifepractice.com/30-day-sober-challenge

Duration:00:27:50

Samtosha: The Practice of Contentment with Kirsten Hutchinson

11/9/2023
In these weekly lives in the Sober Girls Yoga Facebook Group, Alex and Kristen discuss what it means to live yoga. In today's conversation they discuss Samtosha, or the practice of contentment. What does it mean to feel contentment in the moment? What does it mean to practice joy even when times are challenging? Alex and Kristen do these lives every week on Mondays at 7am EST in the Sober Girls Yoga Facebook group. Join the group on Facebook to listen to the conversations live: https://www.facebook.com/groups/sobergirlsyoga

Duration:00:15:49

Dry Humping: Sober Dating & Sober Sex with Tawny Lara

11/2/2023
Alex chats with Tawny Lara today, who is the "Sober Sexpert" based in New York City. In this episode, Tawny and Alex speak about sober dating, sober sex, and the process of writing and publishing her first book, "Dry Humping." Tawny describes what it's like to be an educator on these traditionally "taboo" subjects. We will meet Tawny for Sober Girls Book Club on Sunday November 19. You can book the Sober Girls Club with Tawny here: www.themindfullifepractice.com/live-schedule . You can order Tawny's book here: https://amzn.to/3FlFL9Y

Duration:00:36:16

Diving Deep Into Sober Dating & Sober Entrepreneurship with MJ Gottlieb, founder of Loosid App

10/26/2023
In this episode, MJ Gottlieb is a guest on the show. He is the founder of the Loosid App and the Loosid Sober Dating App. While the Loosid community app has existed for a long time, and is free for members, the dating app is brand new! MJ noticed a need to create an app where people can connect to others also living a sober lifestyle. In the episode MJ shares both his sober journey and his entrepreneur journey. Right now the Loosid Dating App is available in Los Angeles, and MJ explains in the episode why it's a slow and steady build to reach other states and regions in the world. Check out the app at: https://loosidapp.com/

Duration:00:43:11

Saucha: Purifying Your Life with Kristen Hutchinson

10/19/2023
This episode was recorded live as a conversation in the Sober Girls Yoga Facebook Group on the practice of Saucha, cleanliness. The practice of Saucha is about cleaning up our bodies, our spaces, our thoughts, and our environments. Where in your life can you benefit from cleansing more? Join Alex & Kristen for this episode in which they chat about all this and more. You can join us for these live conversations every Monday in the Facebook Group at: www.facebook.com/groups/sobergirlsyoga.

Duration:00:18:47

Big Talk: The Senses and Intuition with Brenda Bennett

10/12/2023
This episode was recorded live as a “Big Talk” for our online community! In this episode we had Brenda Bennett, a long time member of our programs and guest on our Mexico Retreat, sharing with us all her wisdom about Intuition. Brenda recently left a high pressure, highly successful corporate career to pursue her passion - which is helping people to get to know and TRUST their intuition and develop unshakable self-trust in the process. Learn more about Brenda here: https://brendabennett.com/

Duration:00:39:43

Big Talk: Life Purpose and Intuition with Dan Kumar

10/5/2023
In this episode Alex has as psychic, Dan, back on the podcast. This episode was recorded live as part of the "Big Talks" series for Mindful Life Practice members! In this episode Dan shares about how to follow your intuition to find your life purpose. You can book live calls with Dan at this link: https://www.themindfullifepractice.com/product-page/intuitive-healing-session-with-dan . Return clients via The Mindful Life Practice can recieve a 10% discount by inputting the code DANMINDFUL .

Duration:00:44:41

Unbottled Potential: The Next Sober Girls Yoga Book Club Book with Amanda Kuda!

10/3/2023
This episode of Sober Yoga Girl Podcast is the second time Alex has brought Amanda Kuda back on the show! Amanda is a sober influencer and lifestyle coach who shared her sober story a few years ago on the podcast. In this episode, Amanda shares about the exciting writing process to write her newest book, Unbottled Potential. Unbottled Potential will be our Sober Girls Club Book Club Book in October. This book club is a FREE opportunity to connect with Amanda and ask her questions about her book! You can book our book club here: https://www.themindfullifepractice.com/live-schedule You can order Amanda's book here: https://www.amazon.com/Unbottled-Potential-Break-Alcohol-Through/dp/0593538676/ref=sr_1_1?crid=2CS1U0D7IUDCM&amp&keywords=unbottled+potential&amp&qid=1695094046&amp&sprefix=unbottled+potenti%252Caps%252C365&amp&sr=8-1&_encoding=UTF8&tag=alexmcrobs-20&linkCode=ur2&linkId=69237bea0f77441a7f3d545aaba62836&camp=1789&creative=9325%22%3EUnbottled%20Potential%3C/a%3E

Duration:00:31:53