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.

Thriving vs. Surviving

Spotting the difference between surviving and thriving is ultimately based on our ability to be honest about where we are and where we want to be and staying true to our path.

Energy Boost From the Inside Out

Cultivating your inner spark – your true beauty – requires self-nurture, stress management, and keeping your energy levels replenished….

Yoga for the Visually Impaired

Yoga is for everyone! You’ve heard the saying “Yoga is for everyone”, well it’s TRUE! As I prepare for my 4th annual summer yoga camp for visually impaired underprivileged children,

Heal Your Home Environment Using the 5 Elements

Harsh chemicals and a housekeeper may not be the solution to cleansing your home. Perhaps it lies in the 5 elements. Bring some nature and holistic practices into your home this season for healing and freedom.

Walk The Line: A lesson in Balance

Walk The Line. (idiomatic) To maintain an intermediate position between contrasting choices and opinions. Balance. “A person has three choices in life. You can swim against the tide and get

Breathe, Balance & Keep Your Own Pace

Happiness is not a matter of intensity but of balance, order, rhythm and harmony. A fundamental principle of yoga is the concept of balance. Every yoga pose is a balancing

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

The Art of Self Care through Yoga

The practice of yoga restores trust in our felt experience of being alive and dispels fears that we must control our bodies and hide our natural rhythms….

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

Chakras and Color Healing

What Everyone Needs To Know About Their Chakras and Color Healing Each of the seven chakras is governed by spiritual laws, principles of consciousness that we can use to cultivate