Author Archives: MaryAnn Reynolds

About MaryAnn Reynolds

Blogging about body, mind, heart, spirit, and well-being at The Well: bodymindheartspirit. Offering bodywork and changework, specializing in Ashiatsu barefoot massage and craniosacral therapy. Also a former Truth Be Told board member now serving as a volunteer editor for the Truth Be Told Community blog, serving women behind and beyond bars.

First day it feels like fall

Right now in Austin, Texas, it’s 61 degrees F. The expected high today is 75. This after weeks and weeks of highs in the upper 90s. Sometimes we don’t get our first cool front until after the middle of October, … Continue reading

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Pay what you wish: how it works

It’s worked out well. I have more people coming in to be worked on, new people (often via word of mouth but some from Yelp) are coming in, and I am making ends meet, thanks to the generosity of my clients. It’s satisfying. Continue reading

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What If?

What if our religion was each other? If our practice was our life? If prayer was our words? What if the Temple was the Earth? If forests were our church? If holy water – the rivers, lakes and ocean? What … Continue reading

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New video of Tom Best

I found an audio file on my iPhone this morning from April 17, 2011, that I didn’t know I had. What a sweet and unexpected joy it was to hear the voice of Tom Best leading a group of evolutionary … Continue reading

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Postural alignment, functional movement, and bodywork for breath and head-forward posture

I am very grateful that the research FMS is based on has come down from elite athletic trainers to now be available to anyone who wants to overcome structural issues and be sturdy, mobile, and strong into old age. Continue reading

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Homemade ginger-ade, a refreshing healthy summer drink

I love ginger! I love lemonade! I love limeade! And I love love love the combination of ginger and lemon or lime*, sweetened to taste, a yummy and healthy way to stay hydrated during the summer. Here’s the easy way I make … Continue reading

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Announcing a new massage modality: Craniosacral therapy for jaw problems

After training with Ryan Hallford, many hours of practice, and good results with my practice clients (for whom I am extremely grateful), I am offering a new specialty within my massage practice: craniosacral therapy for TMJ disorder/jaw pain. Continue reading

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