Category: yoga

My New Site!

I’ve had a business site for quite some time and have finally decided to host everything under the one site- www.reenadavis.com. All of my blog posts have been moved over and so have you, my followers. I’m completely submersed in my new passion of…

The Immune System 101

In my last post I wrote about how my immune system being suppressed by anti-rejection drugs is affecting me. The truth is, all of us can be experienced a reduction in the efficiency of our immune systems based on the foods we eat, the…

Suppressed

I’ve started to experience a little taste of what it is to have a suppressed immune system. After my kidney transplant in March I was put on anti-rejection drugs, of course, which suppress your bodies immunity so it doesn’t attack the new organ that…

Feeling Grateful

This is thanksgiving weekend in Canada, and I must say I’m feeling quite grateful for many things in my life. I’m grateful for all of my clients, massage and coaching, and of course my yoga participants. These people have been tremendously loyal to me…

The Fall Equinox

The fall equinox is today and that means we are entering a vata season from an Ayurvedic point of view. Vata is made up of air and ether and is a very light energy. Coming from the summer, a pitta time of fire and…

My first radio appearance

I was on the radio yesterday talking about my days as an active alcoholic, kidney disease and finding myself. This is what led me to the life I’m living now – health coaching, teaching yoga, Thai yoga massage – all of my passions in…

Are you living authentically?

Since my kidney transplant in March, I’ve made a whole lot of changes in my life. While I was on dialysis and off from the full time job I was able to take full advantage by taking life coaching courses and learning loads of…

Humble Warrior

I love the imagery that the term humble warrior evokes for me. There’s something very pure and honourable about it. Like a knight placing his sword down and genuflecting at the feet of his or her queen. The pose humble warrior is a version…

Discipline is a dirty word

In yoga philosophy the concept of discipline (specifically self-discipline) is referred to as niyamas. It covers cleanliness, contentment, spiritual austerities, study of sacred scripture and surrender to God. That might not be the kind of discipline you’re used to hearing about, because the restraints…

Kidney Walk 2018

┬áIf you’ve been following my blog for a while you’ll know about my journey with kidney disease and my eventual transplant in March of this year. I was incredibly luck to have my cousin donate a kidney to me and was only on dialysis…

Health coaching vs Life coaching

I am sometimes asked what the difference is between health and life coaching (or simply what health coaching is in general). So I made a short video that talks about that very thing! Health and life coaching can help you to determine what’s getting…

Self-Sabotage

Have you ever started on a road to make changes that will benefit you greatly, only to find yourself waining far too quickly? Losing motivation and deciding it isn’t worth it after all? Have you thought much about why you do that? Self-sabotage often…