Deanna Reiter

Deanna Reiter
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Deanna Reiter, MA, has helped individuals worldwide resolve personal issues through conscious breathing. She is a Rebirthing Breathworker, Certified Personal Trainer, Yoga, Pilates and Tai Chi Instructor, a USA Track & Field Certified Running Coach and a Master Trainer for the National Exercise Trainers Association. She is the author of Qi Breathing: Ancient Wisdom for Modern Times, Dancing with Divinity: Positive Affirmations for Any Situation and The Nine Scoundrels: How to Recognize and Release Subtle Patterns of Sabotage. Deanna offers individual and group breathing sessions, as well as breathing workshops. She can be contacted at Deanna@ExperienceQiBreathing.com.

Breathing: My Healing Journey

I was introduced to conscious, connected breathing at 30 years of age, when I was still figuring out my career, what I was really...

Letting Go

When I moved from Los Angeles County to Minneapolis, all of my belongings fit into one car. So I'm amazed that 14 years later, I've...

When

When did the world begin To fall apart? When did religion start? When did we move away from the heart Of Earth Life Breath? When did mirrors come into play? When did...

Transcending the Self

If an acorn had an ego, there would never be any oak trees. If an acorn thought it had a purpose, accomplished only by...

Shaman

Expressing gratitude Seeking comfort Drawn toward your encapsulating embrace Black cloak Black tunic Black skin Black night. I lean forward and through Into darkness Formlessness Nothingness. The portal beyond and to All that is within But hidden...

An Indifferent Planet

One autumn afternoon I was driving, feeling somewhat melancholy about the world and the general feeling of indifference in our society. I slowed my...

Community Building through Collaboration

While staying at my friend's house in California, I overheard her daughter's friend on the phone saying, "Collaboration is over, Mother!" I thought, Wow, that's...

Escape

Escape Walk away Burn bridges Let it all go You're not needed in this as much as you think One step away shifts your transfixed path Disappear Release Run Drop the death grip...

Welcome

He needed a place to live Asked if he could stay Having plenty of room I agree. His brothers came The same request. I agree. They needed homes Privacy Could they chop down Just...

Release

I cry for my role in man(un)kind for my narrow, tunneled focus my lack of connection to all that is and is not I cry for all...

Crest

I chop the first one without flinching fling           it to the ground grab the next hack           it off with a smile a premeditated gleam...

Put Yourself First

Putting yourself first may seem selfish, but it's actually one of the most selfless things we can do. Until you have lavished upon yourself love,...

Break the Fourth Wall

A few years ago after teaching a corporate yoga class, I came to the realization that I hadn't truly connected with a group of...

Conscious, Independent Thought

We learn from an early age what is acceptable in our culture and what is not, regardless of what is acceptable for us individually....

Cultivating Ease

Many of us spend our days buzzing about from one activity to the next without awareness. We're in a frantic pace most of the...

Selective memory 

Over time, memories shift and change. Memories become more favorable than the original experience unless we have an appetite for misery. Most people will...

Stepping Out

We create our reality through our conscious and subconscious thoughts. There are times when many of us live in blame, fear and doubt, uncertain...