Author Archive for: Heather Reed
Heather Reed, co-author of Sustainable Wellness: An Integrative Approach to Transform Your Mind, Body, and Spirit, has been teaching Yoga in various settings since 1996. She expresses an integrative, adaptive approach and specializes in using Yoga and meditation techniques for people living with cancer, post-polio syndrome, and other chronic illnesses.
Heather received an Experienced Teacher Certification from Esther Myers Yoga Teacher Training Program and has had extensive training with senior staff of the Commonweal Cancer Help program and Dr. Dean Ornish’s Program for Reversing Heart Disease. She developed Yoga classes for cancer patients at The Wellness Community in Atlanta, Georgia, where she taught from 1997 to 2004. In addition, Heather was a Yoga teacher and residential retreat facilitator for Many Streams Healing Systems, Inc., in Rome, Georgia from 2002 to 2007. Since 2008, she has been Yoga teacher and co-facilitator for the Residential Retreat Program for Cancer Navigators of Rome, Georgia.
Heather also teaches privately in Austin, Texas, where she lives with her husband and son.
For more information, please visit sustainablewellnessonline.com.
Entries by Heather Reed
Thousands of years ago, the leaders of the Mayan culture created a deep-time calendar. We can only guess why they thought it so important. Perhaps our distant ancestors believed they could somehow control the future by mapping it. Many speculated whether or not this Mayan calendar pointed to the end of the world, since it appeared to conclude with the date 12/21/12. Why did it end there? The world did not end that day. Is it possible that this symmetric number, once so far into the distant future, represented instead a time after which the calendar’s creators saw no need to… Read more.
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