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.

Rituals and Routines become Sacred through Yoga

Learn the difference between ritual and routine and how you can maximize energy and meaning in your life!

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.

Doga – Yoga with your Dog

“Happiness is a warm puppy.” ~Charles M. Schulz Dogs are pack animals and love spending time with their owners. A Doga class is a natural match for both pets and

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

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….

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

Your Brain On Yoga – Yoga for The Mind

  Yoga is holistic discipline and it teaches that nothing is wholly physical and that nothing is entirely mental. It emphasizes the unceasing interplay between mind and body. Anyone who

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

Discover Your Higher Purpose

“The greatest achievement was at first and for a time a dream. The oak sleeps in the acorn, the bird waits in the egg, and in the highest vision of

Celebrate The Moments

Do you celebrate life or do you hide in the shadows? We should celebrate any victory, no matter how small, and do it on a daily basis….