Elena Brower is a mama, teacher, speaker, and co-author of the gorgeous Art of Attention. She’s been teaching yoga and meditation since 1999 and has taught all over the world. She’s also recently celebrated a year clean and sober. As someone who was by all measures already a success and a teacher to so many, we talk to her about how her life has truly opened up since choosing sobriety, the insidiousness of pot addiction, and the path that brought her here.
I've been following Elena as a yoga and meditation teacher for some years. I noticed on her Instagram account about a year ago that she had come out clean. We traded a few comments of encouragement. She re-posted my Pema quote and gave some love on my day 101. She continues to document her journey on Instagram beautifully. She's recently done more talking about her journey, including this gorgeous spoken word piece on the ritual of recovery.