Author Archives: Mary Ann Reynolds

About Mary Ann 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.

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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The dancing spinal cord

Just added to my Favorite Quotes page: A revelation for me was a conversation I once had with a radiologist. I asked, of all the amazing things he had seen, what stood out in his memory as the most miraculous? … Continue reading

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We’ve Met our Amplify Austin $10K Goal – Keep the Momentum Going!

Originally posted on Truth Be Told:
Ready or not, here comes the 24-hour online fundraiser! Amplify Austin is Thursday, 6:00 p.m. to Friday, 6:00 p.m. Truth Be Told supporters have energized the build up to Thursday by creating their own…

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Letters to the Future

But that photo of Planet Earth made it all look small and kind of pathetic. The real news is that we all live on a freakin’ planet! A blue, brown, and white ball spinning in space! With an atmosphere we all share! Continue reading

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Incorporating NLP into bodywork sessions: two stories

I want to share a couple of stories about how I’ve used my NLP training (practitioner, master practitioner, advanced techniques) to help my bodywork clients with issues in their lives. One client, a creative musician and jewelry maker who comes … Continue reading

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Beautiful movements: murmuration, Northern lights, primary respiration

Experiencing this in your body is a mysterious, beautiful miracle of nature. Continue reading

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Note to self: remember this next time I get sick of myself

I will forget again how powerful this is. I will resist doing it, caught up in the whirl of thoughts. And I will get sick of myself again, and find my way back to this practice. Continue reading

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