Men who attended a structured yoga class twice a week during prostate cancer radiation treatment reported less fatigue and better sexual and urinary function than those who didn't, according to a clinical trial led by the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania. Read more from Penn Medicine News.
In newly updated clinical guidelines from the Society for Integrative Oncology (SIO), researchers at Columbia University's Mailman School of Public Health and the Herbert Irving Comprehensive Cancer Center with an interdisciplinary team of colleagues at MD Anderson Cancer Center, University of Michigan, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, and other institutions in the U.S. and Canada, analyzed which integrative treatments are most effective and safe for patients with breast cancer.
Join us for a day of well-being and healing at our 3rd annual Beyond Cancer event. The theme of this year's event is Finding Spirit. It is a special day focused on finding spirit and reclaiming your life after cancer treatment is over. Survivors, friends, family, caregivers, and the Tucson community are all invited to discover a wide variety of resources, therapies and activities that promote healthy living and long-term wellbeing. Enjoy a keynote presentation from Miguel Flores Jr., LISAC, CSOTS, CEO/President of Holistic Wellness Counseling and Consultant Services.
T’ai Chi is a systematic Qigong practice engaging slow, precise, smooth body movements, natural breath, moving meditation to achieve a state of relaxation of body and mind. Classes are open to patients, families, staff and the community. No appointment necessary, but please sign in and pay at the volunteer desk before class. Class fee: $8.00 - No appointment necessary to attend. Sign-in and payments are only accepted at the volunteer desk. Discount cards are offered for $40.00 for 6 classes. Come try a first class for FREE!
Yum Yum Stretch with Jaime Chandler, LMT. A unique blend of yoga, meditation, breath work and fun! Mats, other props and light refreshment are provided! 75 minutes, pre-paid discounts available.
Yoga and meditation as taught by Paramhansa Yogananda includes energization and chanting. All levels of yoga and meditation welcome.
Lace up your shoes and get stepping with our West Valley Walking Club. Meet at Arrowhead Mall in front of Panera Bread. Walking starts promptly at 9 am.
Come join us for an hour of exercise!
Cost: $7 per session
This is a free class open for everyone with no registration required. Experience yoga breathing, stretching and mental relaxation with a difference.
Note: All classes are held at Banner—University Medical Center North. Please call the volunteer desk to make appointments or ask questions, (520) 694-1812.