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.

The Vision Board Process

“The time will come when, with great elation, you will greet yourself at your own door, in your own mirror, and each will smile at the others welcome.” ~Derek Walcott The

Suffering from Sciatica

The muscle area of strain and pain that my clients and students ask for help with most often is the sciatic nerve area. Sciatica is the term used when describing

Create Your Own Virtual Retreat at Home

“In order to understand the world, one has to turn away from it on occasion.” ~Albert Camus This is the year we all need a little nurturing and by retreating from

Ready, Set, Reset!

With COVID looming around and almost a full year seems lost, I felt I had become detached from myself. I began to feel the weight of the unknown and the strain

Lessons from 2020 & How to Move Forward

We all know that this year has had more challenges than any year we’ve experienced in our life time so far. 2020 has brought us a decade worth of lessons in

20-30 Minute Yoga Routines for: Stress Relief & Better Sleep

Anxiety is the body’s response to stress. 77% of people suffer from stress and of those 73% will become even deeper rooted psychological disorders. Anxiety, depression and disease are all

Healing Emotional Pain in the Body

“Emotional pain cannot kill you, but running from it can. Allow. Embrace. Let yourself feel. Let yourself heal.” ~Veronica Tugaleva Physical trauma is carried within our bodies, along with emotional

Dynamic and Mindful Movement in Yoga

There are patterns of movement in the body designed to create pathways of expression and creativity. If these patterns are distributed thoughtfully and guided by deliberate breath throughout your yoga

Flip Your Perspective

“Why not touch the things we hate and turn them upside down and inside out.” ~Alber Elbaz Have you ever had the feeling you were stuck in a rut? Have

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