Sober Yoga Girl

Sober Yoga Girl

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

Episodes

December 1, 2022 43 min

Alex is excited to sit down with Freddie Bennett today, who is someone she met on a Facebook Group in her early days of sobriety.  Freddie is about one month earlier into sobriety than Alex - and he's accomplished so much while sober! From moving his family from the UK to New Zealand, achieving a Guiness World Record, Starting a Business, participating in an Ironman and an Ultramarathon, and raising over $100,000 for charity. T...

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In this episode, Anneka Reece returns as a guest on the show. Anneka is a health and mindset coach who specializes in helping people manifest a life of their dreams, alcohol free. In this episode, Anneka and Alex speak about how alcohol lowers your vibration and speak about strategies to raise your vibration to manifest what you dream of. Anneka has a new manifestation course launching in January 2023. To register for her program, ...

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November 17, 2022 38 min

Alex is so excited to celebrate Shanna, one of the community members of the Mindful Life Practice, who is officially ONE YEAR SOBER! Shanna has graduated from the 30 Hour Sober Curious YTT, and is also currently a student in the Deep Dive into Sober Yoga. In Shanna's words:  I am a yoga teacher for adults, teens and children with a trauma informed focus, an Ayurvedic Specialist, a podcast host called High Vibe HEALth, a recentl...

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In this episode, Alex sits down with Jason Rudeen, who a person in long term recovery. Jason is the CO host of the Way Out Podcast. He is a recovery advocate, a peer recovery specialist, and a Stephen Minister. In this episode Jason and Alex speak about his sober journey, and also the role that faith has played in his recovery. 

A Million Other Choices
When my niece was murdered in 2018, my interest in true crime turned to an obsessi...
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In this episode, Alex sits down with Cole Chance, who is a yoga teacher in recovery.  In this episode Cole shares her inspiring story with sobriety, recovery, and her journey stepping into her purpose as a yoga teacher. Cole currently offers yoga practices on youtube and in her membership on her website. She also runs international retreats and yoga teacher trainings.
To connect with Cole, check out:
- https://emergerecovery.com
- h...

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In this episode Alex sits down with Ally Morton, who is a recovery coach based in the UK! Fun fact: Ally completed her 200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training with the Mindful Life Practice and her 30 Hour Sober Curious Yoga Teacher Training as well!
Ally is a certified recovery coach and life coach based in London, UK.  She specialises in alcohol, substance abuse, and eating disorder recovery.  Ally is passionate about helping individuals ...

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October 20, 2022 39 min

In this episode, Alex meets Sara Momtaz, who is the founder of We All Belong and Mou Mou and Friends. Sara is the mother of Amani (MouMou) whose life completely changed upon receiving Amani’s Trisomy 21 (Down syndrome) diagnosis.  Eventually overcoming the desperately dark days of trying to understand what Down syndrome is, to grappling through extremely testing times of dealing with Amani’s open heart surgery, the surgeries that f...

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In this episode, Alex sits down with Molly Ruggere, who shes's been friends with on social media for ages! Molly Ruggere is a Certified Life Coach, Certified This Naked Mind Coach and Founder of Counterculture Club, a global alcohol-free community offering private and group coaching, monthly membership and events for individuals who want to build authentic relationships, socialize without drinking and counter the mainstream ide...

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October 7, 2022 20 min

In this episode Alex & Cathy sit down in the Sober Girls Yoga Facebook Group and go live to chat about preparing to go sober for the holidays and all the things to think about. The next 108 Day Recovery program with Cathy starts this week -  if you would like to jump in and join, click the link here! https://www.themindfullifepractice.com/108-day-recovery

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Alex sat down today with Jay Chase. Jay is a speaker, host of the Don’t touch my mindset podcast and a character development coach. He helps individuals in active recovery from substance misuse disorder manage destructive emotions and habits to maintain sobriety.  In this inspiring episode Jay shares his story with recovery and the work he does now as a professional podcaster and inspirational speaker for those in recovery. You can...

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September 15, 2022 41 min

In this episode, Alex has Gretchen on the show - one of the Mindful Life Practice community members and yoga teachers. In this show Gretchen shares her 100 Day milestone of sobriety with the community and what she learned along the way. Gretchen took part in the 108 Recovery program led by Cathy as part of the Mindful Life Practice & Sober Girls Yoga, which she shares about in this episode. You can learn more about it at this l...

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September 12, 2022 23 min

Alex is excited to bring Lisa Ryan back on the show today! Lisa was a guest on the show around a year ago, when Alex still lived in Abu Dhabi. In this episode Alex and Lisa record live in the Sober Girls Yoga Facebook Group, sharing about Lisa's Sober Journey and celebrating her milestone! You can join the Sober Girls Yoga Facebook Group here: https://www.facebook.com/groups/sobergirlsyoga

A Million Other Choices
When my niece wa...
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What is the significance of the number 108 in yoga? In this episode Alex & Cathy record live in the Facebook Group. They share the significance behind the number 108, why they chose it for the Challenge to Recovery Program. The 108 Day Recovery is a four month program for women more than two months sober. It digs deep into emotional recovery.  The next 108 Day Recovery Program begins this weekend and there are a few spots left....

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Another episode recorded live in Sober Week! Alex was so excited to sit down with Tommy Rosen, founder of Recovery 2.0 and learn about his beliefs around the nature of addiction, and the role of yoga in recovery. A highlight of this episode is Tommy's explanation on the role of nutrition in sobriety. Tommy Rosen, a vinyasa flow and Kundalini Yoga teacher, is a leading authority on addiction and recovery, with 30 years of experi...

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September 1, 2022 59 min

This episode is a special one because it was recorded live as part of Sober Week! This morning Alex and Rolf Gates, Author of Meditations from the Mat, conducted a live interview with members of The Mindful Life Practice and Sober Girls Yoga live in the audience. In this interview, Rolf shares about his story with sobriety, recovery, yoga, and then we took several audience questions for Rolf.  If you're interested in being part...

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This episode is a special bonus episode with Alex & Cathy from their weekly Facebook Live! In this episode, Alex & Cathy share about sober news, sober week and what's coming up for their next group of Challenge to Recovery participants. The next 30 Day Challenge starts September 4th and there are less than five spots left - if you'd like to join, sign up here. https://www.themindfullifepractice.com/30daychallenge As...

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August 25, 2022 21 min

Today Alex sits down with Kristen Hutchinson, one of the newest members of the Mindful Life Practice / Sober Girls Yoga team! In this episode Kristen shares her journey with Sober Girls Yoga - from January 2022, when she joined her first 30 Day Challenge with us - to now being a yoga teacher and on the yoga teaching team. Kristen describes her experience with our community as life changing!  If you'd like to join the next 30 Da...

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Today's episode is a live recording of Cathy & Alex's live from this week in the Sober Girls Yoga Facebook group! In this episode Alex and Cathy chat about what they learned in their Sober Summers. If you'd like to join Cathy & Alex for their regular lives, join the Sober Girls Yoga Facebook Group here: https://www.facebook.com/groups/sobergirlsyoga . Alex & Cathy go live every Monday at 6am Bali time / 6pm ...

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On today's episode, Alex had Dan, her psychic. Dan has been a previous guest on previous episodes so if you haven't tuned into those, make sure you check them out. In today's episode, Alex and Dan speak about having the courage to live a life different than what society expects of them. They speak about living nomadically and following alternative career paths. Alex records these episodes live in the Sober Girls Yoga Fa...

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Bobbi Paidel is a Hatha Yogi & Sadhak who spends most of her days traveling or living in northern India studying meditation & the wisdom of the vedas. Bobbi grew up on a second generation cattle ranch in southern Alberta, Canada, had a promising career in the global fashion industry and was continually struggling with addiction & mental health issues. That all changed when Bobbi met her Guru in India, devoted her life t...

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