Posts From Rene Hawthorne

Rene Hawthorne

Rene’ Hawthorne, 500HR RYT, (a.k.a. The Lotus Chick), is a former classical ballet dancer with The Dallas Ballet. For the past 11 years, yoga has been her focused passion. Her teaching style is a fusion of years of various dance experiences and yoga trainings. She currently teaches at her home studio, The Sweet Spot and at The Mat Yoga Studio in Dallas, Texas. Offering a variety of weekly classes ranging from vinyasa flow yoga, kids yoga, private yoga lessons, corporate yoga and Doga (yoga with your dog), you will find something for every member of the family. Check out her website to find a class for you at www.thelotuschick.com.

7 Day New Year Cleanse

Here’s a great way to start off your new year right with a seven day cleanse.  Just remind yourself how good your body will feel (from head to toe) after

12 Days of Self Care for the Holidays

  Holidays are here bringing joy, cheer and also some added stress. You can ease into the holiday season with just a little thought and planning to incorporate self care

Currents of Energy: From Manifestation to Liberation

As you begin to plan your New Years’ resolutions you may want to consider the currents of energy within our bodies and how to manipulate them to create the life

Tapping Into Tapas: Creatures of Comfort And how we can create change through Tapas

Since we are creatures of comfort, we often don’t want to step out of our comfort zone.  Breaking through old habits or patterns can be like getting out of deep

24 Lessons You Can Learn from Your Yoga Mat

There are so many lessons learned on the mat during yoga practice, that can be applied to living life. The beautiful thing about yoga is that it is equally as

10 Codes to Retrain Your Brain

Yoga can bring a steadiness and strength in the body as well as contentment of the mind. The practice encompasses all levels of psychology, physiology and consciousness thereby putting us

Get Back to Nature – 6 Tips For Healing in Nature

  We all know how good being in nature can make us feel. We have known it for centuries. The sounds of nature, the sunlight playing through the leaves, the

10 Techniques to Manage Anxiety And Increase Emotional Intelligence

Our Primal Brain The emotion center of our brain is the oldest part of the human brain. Many regions fundamental to mood are buried deep in the most primordial parts

The Power of Pause

Discovering that state of mind that exists in between, as I sometimes refer to metaphorically as the yellow light, can be a powerful and enlightening moment. Our society values being

Mantras for the New Year, New You

People have used mantras to calm their nervous systems and sooth symptoms of depression for more than 3,000 years. All religions use mantras to evoke the sacred because of the