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Alessia believes in all things balance. From promoting a balanced lifestyle with her #nosacrifices philosophy in the fitness industry, to leaving room for the magic by finding the balance between determination and surrender along your life journey.

In this episode, Alessia shares personal experiences, daily habits, and healing tools that contribute to her well-being. We discuss her unique philosophy around fitness that prioritizes balance and FEELING good without sacrificing other aspects of life. Alessia emphasizes authenticity and the importance of embracing synchronicities and trusting in the universe's plan.

Show notes

  • Meet Alessia, who transitioned from a traditional finance career to becoming a successful entrepreneur in the fitness industry.
  • Learn how Alessia discovered the importance of allowing life to unfold organically, leading to unexpected fulfillment and success.
  • Discover the Alessia’s daily habits that contribute to her well-being and personal growth.
  • Learn about the power of journaling and its reflective benefits during early morning hours.
  • Gain insights into the Alessia’s spiritual practice and the positive impact of mushrooms on her journey and self-awareness.
  • Discuss the importance of refreshing routines and incorporating new tools to freshen things up.
  • Hear how the Alessia navigates days where she is feeling off and the value of consistency while allowing grace and breaks when needed.
  • Understand the significance of showing up authentically and setting boundaries in the context of being a content creator with a social media presence.
  • Delve into the Alessia’s unique philosophy on fitness, focusing on balance rather than intense dedication.
  • Exploring the Alessia’s personal experiences and the realization that well-being is more than physical appearance.
  • Reflections on the transformative nature of synchronicities and the lessons they bring.

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Episode Guest

Alessia Scauzillo

Alessia Scauzillo is an entrepreneur with a mission to make the fitness industry a more inclusive and supportive space through empowering women. Alessia is the founder of A Sculpt Body, a digital workout platform providing virtual classes with the goal of improving holistic mind and body health, not rapid transformations. They’re about creating space for YOU to feel good on the inside and giving your body the love it deserves- not restriction and punishment. Today, A Sculpt Body is a community of thousands of women who are all about achieving balance, all the while doing workouts that truly feel GOOD.

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Host: Karlee Vukets

Featured Guest: Alessia Scauzillo

Produced by: Karlee Vukets

Editing: Andre Stewart @ Mixed by Dre

Branding: Leon Murray & Cathy Jones @ Bold Move Studio

Intro Graphics: Craig Mazerall Designs

Music: Night Moves by Ivy Bakes

Karlee’s Photo Credit: Olivia O’Young Photography

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Episode Transcript

[00:00:00] Karlee: Welcome back my loves to Leave Room For The Magic. I am here with a good friend of mine, Alessia Scauzillo. Alessia, thanks for coming on.

[00:00:08] Alessia: Thank you for having me Karlee. I'm so excited to be here.

[00:00:11] Karlee: Me too, me too. Wonderful. Alessia is an entrepreneur with a mission to make fitness industry a more inclusive and supportive space through empowering women. And Alessia I have seen your entrepreneurial journey pan out over the last few years, and I'm so thrilled for what you're building. So congrats.

Thank you. You've been a big supporter since the beginning, so I'm very grateful for that. It's wonderful. Wonderful.

[00:00:35] Alessia: Yeah.

[00:00:35] Karlee: So today, why don't we start with… Let's talk about leave room for the magic in your journey. What does that phrase mean to you when you hear it?

[00:00:44] Alessia: Oh, I love that phrase so much. And I know when we were talking about naming this podcast, you said that and I was just like, I love it! I love it! I think for me, what it means is like pushing and deciding what I want and going after it, but understanding when to detach and let the universe do its thing for having things fall into place.

There's been so many opportunities that have come up and then gone away and then come back and gone away. And I used to get really disappointed when things like that happened. And now I understand that it's like, I am not in control of when things happen, so push as much as I can cuz I am pretty relentless in that.

[00:01:26] Karlee: Yeah.

[00:01:26] Alessia: But then let it go and let things happen... leave room for the magic, let things happen and usually they're even better than I had hoped.

[00:01:35] Karlee: Absolutely.

Yeah, absolutely. Would you consider your business one of those things? I've seen your journey and for those who are watching who don't know Alessia, she had a whole journey from fitness to finance, and fitness wasn't always a part of your life so ...

[00:01:50] Alessia: yeah.

[00:01:50] Karlee: Talk our audience through that a little bit. If we rewound 20 years ago, could you ever have pictured yourself in your career today and in your business today?

[00:01:59] Alessia: No, absolutely not. So I worked in finance for almost 10 years. I had a very traditional, typical path. I graduated from school, I started in accounting, got my CPA, then I moved into corporate banking at a bank here in Canada.

And I was just on this path of keep doing the next thing that you're supposed to do. And that wasn't working for me. I wasn't happy. I was like, on paper, it was great. I was on an amazing trajectory. I was getting promoted, doing like all the right things that you're supposed to do, but I wasn't happy and I was working out on the side.

And it was making me feel really good and I thought, oh, why not start teaching this, while I figure out what I wanna do for real?

[00:02:40] Karlee: Yeah.

[00:02:41] Alessia: And that just turned into, teaching in person and then, starting my online business and then becoming a content creator. And had I have planned so far in advance, like not 1% of me would've thought that this was in the realm of possibility.

And so I think my entire career has been leaving room for the magic, like one thing at a time and letting the magic happen how it's supposed to, and not being so set on it being a certain way. I think I was very set on it when I was working in finance, and it was just like, I gotta get this job and now I gotta get promoted and I have to make this much money.

And then it's but why? Like why? And I think a lot of people our age, like our early thirties for context… I think a lot of people experience that where it's like the path is so set and you're not leaving room for life to happen.

[00:03:27] Karlee: Yeah.

[00:03:28] Alessia: And for things to change and for you to grow and evolve.

And I feel like that's what really happened for me is I grew and I was open and still am open to what could possibly happen and some of the best things in my life, including my career transition came from that.

[00:03:45] Karlee: I love that.

[00:03:46] Alessia: Yeah.

[00:03:46] Karlee: I love that. And then also, I know some of the practical tools you've used, and I say practical but like they're spiritual tools that you've been using a lot lately. To help you along that journey and stuff like that. Talk about how did you first learn about these? Let's say spiritual tools, first of all cuz I think entrepreneurs get asked about the practical sides of their business a lot – marketing and those types of tools.

But I think a lot of entrepreneurs also have a lot of personal practices that allow them to show up in the businesses the way they do. So why don't, if you could, share a little bit about some of the personal practices that you do to help you along that journey.

[00:04:27] Alessia: Yeah. For me, so like my business, there's two sides to it. There's the creative side, and then there's the like tactical side.

And I believe that the creative side always leads. So if in any given day, if I'm like, I have so much going on. I'm not sure what to focus on. The creative, the social media, the like execution of my ideas, engaging with my community, like that whole creative side always wins first.

[00:04:58] Karlee: Yeah.

[00:04:58] Alessia: And in order for that to thrive, for me to have fresh ideas, for me to figure out what my programs are for my site or what I'm gonna share on social to inspire people and motivate people. I have to be well. And for me to be well I have to stay consistent and committed to like my practices, my spiritual practices, and just like the wellness.

Habits that make me feel my best. Cuz when I'm not my best, I see it. I'm not creative, I don't have good ideas. I feel very stuck. I feel very small and I default to doing the parts of the business that while they're important, they're not like, what's actually moving the needle forward. And I wanna move the needle forward all the time.

[00:05:40] Karlee: Yeah.

[00:05:40] Alessia: And so those are my workouts for sure. And my business is an online workout platform.

[00:05:48] Karlee: Yeah.

[00:05:48] Alessia: But I also do my own workouts to give me that time to like really get out of my head into my body, move energy, and just feel energized and refreshed and confident and strong.

After my meditation – I started meditating every single day. Not every day, but I've done it almost every single day. Honestly, for the last year.

[00:06:12] Karlee: Yeah.

[00:06:12] Alessia: At least for five minutes. And I use this app that there's some meditations as short as two or three minutes.

[00:06:21] Karlee: Oh, cool.

[00:06:22] Alessia: Yeah. And they're almost like pep talks. So if I don't have time for 10 or 15 minutes, I listen to these pep talks and they're like… you are your best self! You can do the thing! And it's just like that moment to like, pause, take a breath and focus in on myself. And leave room for ideas to flow and come. My thing is I've made so many changes in my life and really grown and evolved so much, and how I figured out what I wanna do is taking time to pause. And that's what the meditations do for me is in those few minutes of wait a second…

Okay. How do I feel? What am I thinking? Clear my mind to let what's in my heart really come through. And then some… that's most of the time, but some days I can't even do that. I just need a two-minute pep talk.

[00:07:13] Karlee: Yeah.

[00:07:13] Alessia: But I'm committed to it. And then, there's a few other things.

Journaling. I've fallen off that, but I do try, I try and sit down and journal. You actually told me to journal. Like I was so committed for six months to a year, like most of 2022. I was so committed.

[00:07:33] Karlee: Yes.

[00:07:33] Alessia: And you were the one who told me…

[00:07:35] Karlee: I know

[00:07:35] Alessia: …to sit down when I woke up at four in the morning with my mind spiraling, so stressed out.

You were like, sit down and journal it out. And I did it and that really got me through some of the hardest days of my life. Like writing it out and then looking back at what I read either that day or like weeks or months later being like, wow, look how far I've come. That's crazy.

I forgot about that.

[00:07:54] Karlee: I know.

I remember when it happened. You were posting online about is anybody up at four in the morning these days? What's going on? I keep waking up and I said yes, but sometimes I find when I'm up at that point, that's when I journal and they say there's like a closer connection at that time or the veil is like thinner and whatever, so you can get some really good messages before the messages of the world wake up and are bombarding you on social or emails or whatever the case.

And I didn't know that you were into any sort of spiritual practices, but I was like, hey, here's what I do at four in the morning and it came back to me a few times and that's where I was like, okay, I've gotta listen to this and text Alessia and go out on a limb here. And then you started doing it and I was so thrilled.

[00:08:42] Alessia: I was. It helped me so much because my mind was so jumbled at that time.

[00:08:46] Karlee: Yeah.

[00:08:46] Alessia: I needed to just start like writing it out.

[00:08:49] Karlee: Yeah,

[00:08:49] Alessia: Just write it down. Write it down. Write it down.

[00:08:50] Karlee: Yeah.

[00:08:51] Alessia: And it's something that I've, as I've gotten to a better place, like mentally, emotionally, I haven't had to do it so often, but I still do sometimes.

I think I did it, my journal's actually right over there. And I think I did it last week. Like when I'm having a cloudy day, I definitely do it. And then my mushrooms. Am I allowed to talk about that?

[00:09:08] Karlee: You're allowed to if you want to.

[00:09:11] Alessia: Great. My mushrooms have been such an important part of my journey and my spiritual practice.

I find that they help me. They accelerate my growth journey and help me feel closer to my best self. So I do them in tandem with the meditations, in tandem with therapy, in tandem with the adrenaline and everything, but they accelerate that process, both micro-dosing and then the macro-dosing that I do.

We've talked about it before.

[00:09:41] Karlee: Yeah.

[00:09:42] Alessia: But all those things together and it sounds like a lot, but it's very habitual now.

[00:09:47] Karlee: Yeah.

[00:09:47] Alessia: And it's just what I do. I start my day a certain way and I just do it, and I feel so much better when I do.

[00:09:52] Karlee: Yeah. Do you find that, like some of the tools, as you said, like with journaling falling off a bit at different points, you need to call on different tools to...

If something's been too stagnant for too long, do you find you have to refresh and do something new into the routine, or how does that work for you?

[00:10:11] Alessia: I feel like I now have all these tools and I just pull on them depending on what I need, but nothing feels so foreign because I have committed to them before.

[00:10:23] Karlee: Yeah.

[00:10:23] Alessia: In the past. Yeah. So when I have so much running through my mind. Like usually I'm up early in the morning and I can't get back to sleep, mind racing, it's okay, time to journal. If I wake up for a period of time, anxious, then it's time. It's like I really have to commit to my meditation and it can't be two minutes. It has to be 15 or 20.

[00:10:42] Karlee: Yeah.

[00:10:43] Alessia: So it, yeah, it just depends. But now I've done them all and it's it's not so hard to reintegrate them in.

[00:10:51] Karlee: That's cool.

[00:10:51] Alessia: Yeah.

[00:10:52] Karlee: Yeah. That's cool.

[00:10:53] Alessia: Yeah.

[00:10:53] Karlee: If there was... one you had to pick, what would it be?

[00:10:58] Alessia: It would be my workouts or some sort of movement, for sure. Even a walk.

[00:11:02] Karlee: Yeah.

[00:11:02] Alessia: Like walking. I find when I'm feeling uninspired, stagnant, lack of energy, anxious, like the best thing I could do is move my body in some sort of way, even if it's a stretch or like just get outside for a quick five minute walk around the block, moving the energy of my body is the most important thing.

[00:11:22] Karlee: Awesome.

[00:11:23] Alessia: Yeah.

[00:11:23] Karlee: Awesome. Now, another question I have for you. You and I have talked about this a little bit, when stuff is feeling off with you personally, because you're very, especially because of your content creator and your job is to show up on social media frequently, how do you get through those days where you're not feeling it, you're not feeling like yourself?

I think there's other people out there that also feel that way about social media. It's hard to just stay committed in those moments. So how have you developed that practice over the years and what do you do today to help yourself through those times and be have compassion for yourself in those moments?

[00:12:05] Alessia: I think the biggest thing for growing on social media is consistency. So when I would have down days in the past, I wouldn't wanna show up on social and I give myself the grace to not sometimes, but I wouldn't wanna show up on social, and then I would get really down on myself because I wasn't being super consistent.

And what I realized is.... I have this community that's been built so much on me being really raw and really authentic. So why not share those down days if I'm feeling up for it. I do give myself the grace if I'm not feeling up for it to step away and take breaks and go completely off social for a day, or a weekend, or a week or whatever.

But now I'm like, I'd rather show up imperfectly than not at all. And my communities, I'm so grateful because they're very open and willing to accept me that way. And it is like when I'm not at my best, in fact especially when I'm not at my best, I feel so grateful for that. But I also know that it, the community, is like that because because I show up like that.

[00:13:09] Karlee: Yes.

[00:13:10] Alessia: Like it's both. It's like I feel okay showing up that way because they, I know they'll accept me, but they accept me because I do that.

[00:13:17] Karlee: Yes.

You set the standard of here is the boundaries of this community and...

[00:13:23] Alessia: exactly.

[00:13:23] Karlee: This is the space we play in.

[00:13:24] Alessia: Exactly. And when I see people in person that are part of my community, the first thing they say, especially with my recent breakup and ending of my relationship is, thank you so much for being so real and open and genuine and authentic, because especially as people grow on social media, it's easy to pull back.

It's easy to not show so much. And to have it be more beautiful and more curated. And they're like, you've grown! I'm still small, but like I've grown in the last few years. And you still stay that way. And I think that's something that is a priority for me and will always be a priority for me.

With boundaries though. So I think the biggest boundary for me is I'm not usually talking about what's going on in my life in real time. Yes, I'll show up and show that I'm not feeling my best, but I'm not necessarily explaining why until I've processed it.

So like I was in such a dark place going through the end of my relationship last year, and I would show up on social. All the time, like really unwell, but I wasn't explaining why, because like I needed that time to process myself, and then I can share after that. Because then I know what I'm sharing, like I just, I don't like to just talk and not really understand what's going on, so I give myself that like a time delay. And then there's also, there's just some personal things that like, I just won't go there. Like the details of the end of my relationship, like I won't really go there or like details of my family, or now dating, I'm not gonna talk about that.

[00:15:03] Karlee: Yeah.

I know, but I'll keep that secret. Yeah.

That is off podcast stuff.

[00:15:08] Alessia: It's off podcast stuff. Exactly. But yeah, so there's some boundaries there. And I'm not afraid to take time away, but if I'm feeling like just off, it's like. I'd just rather show people that because they have off days, everyone has off days. Everyone struggles with their mental health or physical health or whatever it is.

[00:15:25] Karlee: Yeah. And I think that goes to wanting to give you the opportunity to talk about your philosophy around fitness and no sacrifices, for those who haven't been introduced to your community before. Cuz I think it's a really unique take on fitness.

It's not your typical take. And so why don't you talk through, like, how did you develop that? Because you were in the fitness industry, somebody who's passionate about fitness. How did you develop that philosophy when you launched your own brand and practice?

[00:15:55] Alessia: I just acted like me and hoped people would like it and people do.

Cause I am not an intense fitness person. I think working out is so important for your physical health, for your mental health, all of that to show up as your best, most energized, confident, strong self. But I'm not die hard. I don't live in the gym. And I think at first I felt a little bit self-conscious of that because I wasn't like the rest of the fitness world.

Cuz when I started four years ago, It was more intense. There was less of this balance approach. And so I was like, if I'm gonna show up on social every day on this, talking about wellness, I can't do it in a way that's not me. So why don't I just show up as me? I eat whatever I want really.

I drink alcohol, I party, I do all these things. But I also work out and why do I have to choose between the two? And I think that comes from me having a full-blown career outside of the fitness space before moving into the fitness space. Like I worked in finance for almost 10 years at a desk job.

I was working out in the morning, I was working, and then I'd go meet my friends for drinks at night. Like I'm a normal girl who's living her life where fitness is one part of it, not all of it. And so then I was like I might as well lean into that in my brand.

Like, why not? And so now I've developed this whole brand around this concept of hashtag ‘no sacrifices’, which is prioritize your wellness and your workouts, but don't sacrifice the other things you love in pursuit of that. So enjoy the drinks, enjoy the food, enjoy the beach days and the pool days, and the all the things you wanna do, and do it guilt free. And just make sure that you're incorporating the things that make you feel good because really what my brand is focused on, is working out to feel a certain way instead of to look a certain way. And if you're working out most days of the week or 3, 4, 5 days of the week, then you feel good.

That's what's important, right? Instead of doing it for how you look and really if you do it for how you look, when you're working out or eating, mindfully, you don't see the results… physically, right away. So if you're working out for, based on how you look, you're not gonna stay consistent because you're not gonna see the result and you're not gonna wanna do it.

But if you're working out for how you feel great immediately after a workout then you're like, okay, I wanna do it tomorrow, then I wanna do it the next day. And then you'll actually stay consistent and that's how you actually get aesthetic goals. Anyways.

[00:18:29] Karlee: Interesting. Interesting.

[00:18:30] Alessia: So anyways I realize what sets me apart as a person and I might as well lean into that and my community has responded so well.

[00:18:40] Karlee: When we were talking personally, you asked me a question that maybe you probably will remember it, because we were all at our friend's house, Jackie's, and I was....

[00:18:51] Alessia: Jackie's or D's?

[00:18:52] Karlee: Jackie's.

[00:18:53] Alessia: Okay.

[00:18:53] Karlee: I think.

[00:18:53] Alessia: Okay. Tell me.

[00:18:54] Karlee: Yeah, we were in her backyard.

[00:18:55] Alessia: Okay.

[00:18:55] Karlee: And you were, you looked at all of us. We were talking about body image stuff and you said when you were at your skinniest… Were you actually happy?

[00:19:07] Alessia: No.

[00:19:08] Karlee: And most people end up at their skinniest. When I think about the times I've been at my, sorry, not even skinniest, but lowest weight.

[00:19:16] Alessia: Yeah.

[00:19:18] Karlee: I was going through very stressful periods of my life.

[00:19:21] Alessia: My god, I can picture us 15 years old.

[00:19:23] Karlee: Yes.

[00:19:23] Alessia: You came through a breakup eating watermelon rail thin.

[00:19:26] Karlee: And I had my wisdom teeth removed, so I was like vomiting from the meds.

[00:19:31] Alessia: Yes.

[00:19:31] Karlee: I wasn't eating cuz I was going through a really horrible breakup.

[00:19:34] Alessia: Yes.

[00:19:34] Karlee: That was… I was the lowest weight I have been as an adult. Once I hit kind of my peak maturity.

[00:19:39] Alessia: Yeah.

[00:19:39] Karlee: Yeah. The exact moment I wasn't well emotionally.

[00:19:43] Alessia: And I'm the same last year. Everyone on social was saying, you look amazing. You look amazing. You look amazing. And I wasn't eating, sleeping, doing anything, because I was so stressed. Because my relationship was falling apart. And it's just so interesting because what it looks like on the outside is so different than what it looks like on the inside. And that's why I say we shouldn't be striving for aesthetic goals. And if you want to Okay.

But like within reason... I don't wanna tell people what to do, but I think if, when we focus on how we feel, we, it's like you get a lot more out of it.

[00:20:21] Karlee: Yes.

[00:20:23] Alessia: And yeah, I just… I feel personally that when I'm going through stressful times, the first thing to go is my appetite. And it just was so congratulated like wait, no, I'm struggling so much. This is why I don't think we should really comment on people's bodies. I think we should comment on people's habits. And lifestyle. And their energy. Their emotions. Yeah, their emotions.

How close are they to them? Yeah.

Because you know… their authentic self. And their vibe. Like when someone is thriving, like you can see their energy around them. And it's so interesting cuz like last year I was getting all these compliments on my body and I was miserable. This year everyone's saying you’re glowing. And I've gained a bunch of weight back, and I don't weigh myself, but I know by the way my clothes fit. But everyone's… you look like you're glowing! And I'm like, isn't that just such a better compliment?

[00:21:17] Karlee: Yeah, it's so true. Yeah. It is so true.

[00:21:21] Alessia: Yeah.

[00:21:23] Karlee: Okay, so let's talk about stories of synchronicity. Okay. So speaking of glowing, and actually before we jump onto that, the other thing I heard recently about working out because I grew up dancing, I've never been one to get a consistent work workout routine because I get bored really easily in various things.

And one of the things I had heard recently was like, write down 25 reasons why you wanna start a new fitness regime, because it gets you past the like, 10 superficial reasons. You really gotta dig deep to find 25. And so one of 'em…

[00:21:54] Alessia: It's a lot.

[00:21:55] Karlee: 25 is a lot. Exactly. And it was like, that'll keep you consistent.

So anyways, I did that recently and then somebody told me, they were like, oh yeah, there's statistically… it'll strengthen your energy and your aura. It'll help you like release if you're somebody who, is really sensitive to other people's energies. It helps you release other people's energies and get back in your own energy.

And I was like, okay, that's the best reason I have okay to exercise. I love it. Anyways, so that one really resonated for me. But also, just that, and how fitness can do that as well… Get you back into your own energy and your own body and stuff like that as well.

[00:22:28] Alessia: Love that.

[00:22:29] Karlee: Yeah. Anyways, I thought I'd share.

[00:22:31] Alessia: Love that.

[00:22:32] Karlee: Okay, so stories of synchronicities.

[00:22:34] Alessia: Okay.

[00:22:34] Karlee: So the fun things that like seem like a coincidence, but you're like, it all happened. Like in hindsight, you're like, I know exactly why that happened. Is there a fun story of synchronicity that comes to mind that you wanna share? And it could be like every day.

It doesn't have to be something big.

[00:22:50] Alessia: Fun story?

[00:22:51] Karlee: Anything.

[00:22:53] Alessia: Okay. Because I'm thinking immediately to like my breakup and how things unfolded. That's not very fun though.

[00:23:01] Karlee: But maybe it's a story of synchronicity. I mean share if you feel like it is.

[00:23:05] Alessia: It's definitely a story of… yeah... synchronicity and timing. Okay. We'll try and keep it… without going so into the details… but for a very long time I was so conflicted about what to do with my relationship and my ex was also. And we tried, we really tried to make it work and had a lot of conversations and we were working through things together for almost a year, I would say.

And we love each other, adore each other, respect each other, but it's just not the right fit anymore. I just wanna preface things with that. We are on great terms. But toward the end, it was like becoming clearer and clearer that like, I just really needed to be on my own. And I saw that in my mushroom ceremonies, in my meditations and my therapy, that I really just needed to be on my own.

And then a week before we officially end things, he accidentally hits me in the head while we're getting into bed and I get a concussion. And I'm like, wow. I'm so not listening to the signs of the world that the universe is literally hitting me in the fucking head so that I listen.

And I still wasn't quite listening. Anyways, then we end up splitting. And we were not living in the same place and all these things, and I actually wasn't sure where I was gonna live. Shortly thereafter… and I was not on good terms with my family after not having talked to my family for months… I get a message that was like, hey, if you wanna come to Florida… they didn't even know that my ex and I weren't together.

I get a message. Oh, actually, let me rewind. Then I run into my ex on the street and it was the hardest. It was like the first time I had seen him since our separation and it was really hard, and I was just like so devastated. Later that day, I'm sitting at a cafe with my friend who's consoling me cause I'm just like in despair.

I get a message from my family out of nowhere after not having talked to them for, or they weren't talking to me actually for months. And they're like, hey… we haven't, talked to you in a while, but if you wanna come to Florida in the winter, there's a space for you starting on this day.

And it was the day that I no longer had a place to live in Toronto, cuz I had been staying in an Airbnb. And then I went to Florida. And my life just completely opened up after going to Florida. It gave me the space that I needed, I met the people that I needed to meet at that time.

It helped me move forward and dadadadada.... And it was just like bam bam bam bam bam. I'm exactly where I need to be. And I think… it just really had me believe and trust in like the universe has my back and things are unfolding exactly how it's supposed to. And that I'll see how, I'll see how in six months or a year. I'll look back and understand that everything happened exactly as it was supposed to and it couldn't happen any other way.

And I'll be like, so happy. So, that's just like some examples. That's some depth that I have not shared socially before. And hopefully wont get in trouble for sharing.

[00:26:21] Karlee: Thank you for sharing. Thank you for sharing. Honestly, somebody a couple episodes ago asked me what my definition of synchronicity was.

And I said, it's probably gonna evolve as we go through here. And I think even as you were saying this, it's even in the depths that it can… synchronicities can happen and still unfold even though they don't feel great in the moment.

[00:26:44] Alessia: Oh yeah. It doesn't feel good. And you sometimes you don't even realize that it's the synchronicities happening.

And around that time, right before I went to Florida, we were at a Christmas party together and we were chatting about this and leaving room for the magic. And I went to Florida with the mindset of leaving room for the magic. And I couldn't even have imagined the possibility of the things that would've happened in Florida, and but seeing you, and talking about it, opened up my mindset to that.

And it's just like reminding ourselves to be open to it. And not being so set on things unfolding a certain way.

[00:27:20] Karlee: Oh, I love that. I love that. Thank you. If you could share a little bit, how can people follow along with you, get in touch with you, or just become a part of your community.

Where can they find you?

[00:27:31] Alessia: So I'm @AlessiaSculpt on Instagram and TikTok. And then my website is and I have a seven day free trial for my low impact workouts. I have over 300 sculpt strength, cardio, and stretch workouts, and I'd love to work out with everyone. I'd love for you guys to be a part of my online community.

And I'd love for you to come to one of my in-person events in Toronto, New York, and elsewhere. So lots of announcements coming up.

[00:27:55] Karlee: Awesome. That's so fun.

[00:27:57] Alessia: Thanks for having me, Kar.

[00:27:58] Karlee: Thank you so much for doing it with me. I truly appreciate it.

[00:28:00] Alessia: I can't believe the time. We're done.

[00:28:02] Karlee: I know .

[00:28:02] Alessia: That was so fast.

[00:28:03] Karlee: I know. It totally flies by. Thank you. Thank you.

[00:28:06] Alessia: Thank you.

[00:28:07] Karlee: Awesome. Bye everybody.

[00:28:08] Alessia: Bye.

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