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Review a few key yoga poses that can be done to reduce the side effects from breast cancer surgery.
Teaching yoga to cancer patients and survivors comes with unique benefits and risks. Understanding the principles of Oncology Yoga is a first step to providing a safe and effective support.
Cancer patients and survivor suffer from of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) after a diagnosis. Yoga has been proven effective tool to manage PTSD.
Yoga does not just help the body get strong, flexible, and detoxified. It helps our perception of the body and improves self-esteem. Cancer survivors have the same desire as everyone else: to look good!
Fear is one of the most common and overwhelming reactions to those three little words, “You have cancer.” Yoga is well known for its powers of relaxation. Learn the evidence.
Cancer treatment and their side effects can cause pain, not the cancer itself. But a yoga practice can reduce pain. Learn why and how.
Weight gain has significant impact on both physical and psychological aspects of a cancer survivor’s life. Yoga can help manage weight.
The spine is our super highway for all the major body systems. Keeping it strong is important to cancer patients and survivors. Learn more.
Cancer treatments can reduce flexibility because surgeries and radiation create scar tissue around muscles and joints. Yoga can manage impact and long term use.
Cancer treatments like chemotherapy and radiation weaken the body in the act of eliminating cancer as a life-threatening disease. Yoga builds strength.
Yoga borrows from the science of physics using the principles of movement, gravity and resistance to detoxify. Learn more.
Chair Pose can increases leg, hip and core strength; promotes bone health; improves balance; increases cardiovascular and lymphatic circulation. Learn how to from yoga4cancer.
New research indicates that cancer survivors who were more physically active prior to treatments had the best cognitive performance across the treatment period and in the 6 months afterward.
The Yoga Hour Podcast interviews Tari Prinster on the role of Oncology Yoga in a cancer patients life.