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Yoga Cancer

Do You Need a Body to Do Yoga?

The Chopra Well | Posted 12.17.2012 | Healthy Living
The Chopra Well

Yoga is certainly a physical practice and can be a great way to work on strength and flexibility. But many seasoned yogis and instructors will tell you that breathing and mindfulness are at the heart of the practice.

How Breast Cancer Made Me a Yogini

Amanda Nixon | Posted 11.29.2012 | Healthy Living
Amanda Nixon

Here I was, able to reconnect with my body and focus my mind, surrounded by other beautiful breast cancer survivors. The yoga class was fun, restorative, and gentle enough for beginners. I was in a safe place where I felt accepted, supported, and loved. From then on, I was hooked.

Yoga May Help Breast Cancer Survivors

Elaine Gavalas | Posted 08.18.2012 | Healthy Living
Elaine Gavalas

Current research reports that yoga practice can improve quality of life in women undergoing treatment for breast cancer. Yoga can also help promote sleep, boost energy and improve mental health.

Hospitals Turn To Alternative Therapies To Help Young Patients Cope With Cancer Treatment

The Huffington Post | Amanda Chan | Posted 11.20.2011 | Healthy Living

To help young cancer patients deal with the painful and grueling side effects of treatment, some hospitals are offering alternative therapies as a way...

Enhancing Cancer Treatment With Yoga And Tai Chi

Joseph Nowinski, Ph.D. | Posted 07.16.2011 | Healthy Living
Joseph Nowinski, Ph.D.

Yoga and Tai Chi are two popular complementary treatments. What they share is that they combine movement, posture and breathing to help people relax and achieve a "balance" between body, mind and spirit.