Real Fit Podcast: Ep 11: 11| Alison Rothman, body-centered holistic coach: How to access strength and resilience from within

Guest bio
Alison Rothman MA CYT, is a Body-Centered, Holistic Coach utilizing her extensive studies, experience, and first-hand knowledge of the capacity within the human body and spirit to heal. Alison provides clients with the ability to access their inner resources and release debilitating life patterns in order to reclaim their body, mind, heart, and soul connection.  In addition to her one-on-one work, she facilitates retreats and groups, writes, speaks, and is the host of the podcast “Embodied and Awake”. She lives in Boulder, CO. with her 12-year old son. 

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Instagram:  @embody_life
Podcast: (and is on about 20 different platforms)

The next round of The Acceptance Circle begins in September 2021!
The Acceptance Circle is an ongoing, transformational group and individual coaching program which includes holistic wellness practices, gentle yoga, movement, meditation, mindfulness, and an all inclusive sharing circle.
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There are still a few spots left in Alison's women's retreat, Unwind to Awaken in Molina, CO, August 6th-9th 2021
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In this episode we talked about…

  • How growing up as a dancer and later diving into yoga and meditation set her up to becoming a holistic body-centered coach
  • The “eccentric” thing Alison’s third grade teacher did and how it – and her experiences as a competitive dancer- planted the seeds for some of her body image issues she’d later develop – including what she calls a “raging eating disorder.” 
  • Self-destructive behaviors that emerged in high school
  • On getting holistic treatment for her ED as well as depression and anxiety in her 20’s (and why it helped in ways that talk therapy never did).
  • Questions to ask if a facility when vetting  an inpatient ED treatment 
  • On becoming a single mom
  • Advocating for her son who has special needs
  • On coming home to see her house was on fire – and how she survived the experience without trauma 
  • How her meditation practice helped her through a near death experience with a Mexican drug cartel 
  • The power of writing, prayer, meditation, and gentle movement as tools for coping with trauma 
  • Dealing with the trauma of childhood sexual abuse 
  • Meditation isn’t supposed to be fun; it’s practice for coping with life’s challenges 
  • How to cope when you feel fat 

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