Notes from the Lake

The official Blog of Lake Austin Spa Resort.

“Just Do It”

29th August 2014

Written by: Sharon Rekieta

I recently heard someone express regret for not exercising—she had planned to attend a class but could not find the motivation to get up and get moving. 

I understand that it might sometimes seem inconvenient to workout according to a facility’s set schedule.  However, there is a lot to be said for the inspiration and motivation received from a group--or from just knowing that others are perspiring with you.

As an example: prior to teaching a class late…

Life is a cycle of chaotic times and mellow times where routine or life circumstances drag us down, but how to get out of a rut and get motivated?

 

This Is Where I Am Today, But I Am Not Staying Long

A good friend of mine made this comment to me recently and it hit me between the eyes. Powerful words!  In her case, she is in a battle with breast cancer that is treatable and curable.  Still absolutely no fun, but she knows that if she keeps her mind moving forward, staying positive and…

Benefits of T’ai Chi

22nd August 2014

T'ai Chi at Lake Austin Spa Resort

Written by: T’ai Chi Sifu Donna Minshew

The most frequently expressed statement when a person walks in the door to our T’ai Chi class is “I have never done T’ai Chi before, but I have always wanted to try it.”  So at Lake Austin Spa Resort, we strive to introduce the guest to the art in a setting which is less intimidating than walking into a Kung fu Studio for the first time, yet will still provide them with enough information so that if they want to pursue it further, they…