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.

Moving toward a more traditional diet

I’ve been working with a local clinical nutritionist/acupuncturist, Olivia Honeycutt, for a couple of months, tweaking my diet so I can be healthier and have more energy. She gave me some forms for noting what I eat for meals and … Continue reading

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Two remedies for muscle pain that everyone should know about: arnica and epsom salt

Originally posted on The Well: bodymindheartspirit:
A marathon took place this past Sunday in Austin, Texas, and I’ve seen a few runners who came in for massages. (Runners: Ask for Ashiatsu barefoot massage. Every runner I’ve ever worked on loves…

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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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