Rana Waxman Private Yoga Lessons http://ranawaxman.com Align The Body. Relax The Mind. Free The Breath Mon, 14 Aug 2017 17:11:13 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.4.11 Certified Yoga Therapist http://ranawaxman.com/certified-yoga-therapist/ Mon, 14 Aug 2017 17:11:13 +0000 http://ranawaxman.com/?p=6926 Certified Yoga Therapist Proud to share that I am a Certified Yoga Therapist. It’s been awhile since I have posted. Taken a little time off to further develop my writing career. Meanwhile, I have settled in Philadelphia. I stopped teaching … Continue reading

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Yoga for Backache http://ranawaxman.com/yoga-for-backache/ Mon, 04 Jan 2016 01:01:37 +0000 http://ranawaxman.com/?p=6906 Lower Backache Many people complain of backache despite no structural issues.  The figure above, for example, as a stick figure, has no lower back problems, and excellent posture, which either means it does lots of yoga or is just an … Continue reading

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Love: Reflections http://ranawaxman.com/love-reflections/ Tue, 15 Dec 2015 14:44:48 +0000 http://ranawaxman.com/?p=6880 Reflections on Love Love: Reflections… In honor of my anniversary, I am celebrating love and great marriages. As the site responsible for more Jewish marriages than other dating sites, JDate makes a great muse for my reflections on meeting new potential … Continue reading

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Savasana For Low Back http://ranawaxman.com/savasana-for-low-back/ Sat, 28 Nov 2015 19:40:47 +0000 http://ranawaxman.com/?p=6875 Savasana For A Tired Lower Back  As I write this, it is the middle of Thanksgiving weekend. Many of us spent time in the car travelling to visit friends and family. Some spent long hours doing Black Friday shopping. I … Continue reading

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Practice Yoga At Home http://ranawaxman.com/practice-yoga-at-home/ Sat, 14 Nov 2015 16:40:17 +0000 http://ranawaxman.com/?p=6863 YOGA SPACES A few weeks back I attended a yoga retreat in the Catskills. The practice space was glorious, and faced out into the mountains. Trees were visible through the windows, there was a sense of light and air, and … Continue reading

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yoga prop tutorial http://ranawaxman.com/yoga-prop-tutorial/ Sat, 10 Oct 2015 15:30:57 +0000 http://ranawaxman.com/?p=6816 Yoga Prop tutorial 101: The Blanket Blankets are a staple yoga prop, and very useful for a restorative practice. While in many forms of yoga classes blankets are used during savasana, as a warm layer, there are other uses of them.  … Continue reading

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asana 3 ways -perking up practice time http://ranawaxman.com/asana-3-ways-perking-up-practice-time/ Sat, 26 Sep 2015 14:46:53 +0000 http://ranawaxman.com/?p=6807 Asana 3 ways In the spirit of satya (truthfullness), I sometimes shop for clothing online. This makes me the recipient of a gamut of email campaigns, which I mostly delete. A couple of them have captivated me, not because I am lured … Continue reading

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Why restorative yoga? http://ranawaxman.com/why-restorative-yoga/ Sun, 13 Sep 2015 17:59:45 +0000 http://ranawaxman.com/?p=6799 Best benefits of restorative yoga: Restorative yoga offers the practitioner an opportunity to explore different aspects and benefits of practice that are often overshadowed by more dynamic styles. A restorative yoga practice frequently relies on the use of props, prolonged holding … Continue reading

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Defuse Anxiety http://ranawaxman.com/defuse-anxiety/ Sat, 29 Aug 2015 17:27:27 +0000 http://ranawaxman.com/?p=6789 Defuse Anxiety With Yoga Practice Are you anxious or irritable? Do you feel emotionally vulnerable or prone to mild depression? If you are nodding here, then you may want to read on.  Setu Bandha Sarvangasana (Supported Bridge Pose) In this … Continue reading

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Yoga Belt Video Tutorial http://ranawaxman.com/yoga-belt-video-tutorial/ Sat, 22 Aug 2015 16:55:33 +0000 http://ranawaxman.com/?p=6782 Yoga Belt – A Versatile Yoga Prop I have noticed when it comes to using a yoga belt in class that many students get flustered. I have even encountered students who are so confused that they actually tie a knot in … Continue reading

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