Episode 2:   Christy Wynne co-founder of Awake, Denver an alcohol-free bar, on what it means to "wake up together"


What does it mean to become fully awake? Our guest, Christy Wynne shares her story on today’s podcast. Christy has a background practicing integrative medicine as a physician assistant, with a strong interest in hormonal health, nutrition, nervous system regulation/neuroscience, mindfulness, trauma and radical self care. She believes in taking a holistic approach to uncover the root cause of any disease or behavior. Christy decided to become free from alcohol in 2018 and is now a senior coach with This Naked Mind. She is the co-founder of Awake, the nation's first full service alcohol free bar in Denver. Christy lives in Colorado with her husband, two kids, two dogs and a cat, where she enjoys all of the amenities of mountain living, when she's not pursuing her main passion of world travel.


In our conversation, Christy shares how she and her husband stopped drinking while living abroad and how Europe became the inspiration for their alcohol-free bar, Awake, Denver. She talks about the power of community and where she has found connection and inspiration through new friends and sober retreats. Christy tells us more about the founding of Awake, Denver and the impact it is having on the local population and the larger alcohol-free community. Christy shares her secrets to finding freedom and how learning to trust ourselves is the most important part. 

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Letting go of alcohol while living in Provence, France 3:40

Her biggest fear about becoming AF 7:00

Creating Community and shedding friends 11:58

What’s happening at Awake, Denver 19:50

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