Patients with non-small cell lung cancer undergoing radiation therapy and their caregivers achieved a variety of benefits from yoga therapy, according to a feasibility study. Read more at HemOnc Today.
Yoga therapy is an emerging field of practices that use yoga to address mental and physical problems while integrating body and mind. Practitioners work one-on-one or in group settings, assisting clients with yoga postures, sometimes combined with therapeutic verbal dialogue.
There are many yoga therapy Training and Certification Programs approved by the National Yoga Alliance with standards and curriculums varying depending on whether the student is already a practicing yoga instructor when enrolling. As with yoga instructors, there are both 200 and 500 hour training programs available.
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.
Yoga is a movement therapy utilizing a combination of meditative practices, breathing techniques (pranayama) and body poses (asanas) to rejuvenate the body and calm the mind. The consistent practice of yoga may enhance personal well-being and produce a sense of deep relaxation within the practitioner.
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.
This is a free class open for everyone with no registration required. Experience yoga breathing, stretching and mental relaxation with a difference.
This class is designed to focus on breath work and gentle movement. Learn relaxing postures and modified moves at a slow pace. This class is great for those who are new to yoga as well as those who have restrictions due to treatment. Class ends with a relaxing meditation.
Beginning yoga is a class for new students. Students are supported in connecting to their body and breath through a mindful practice of foundational poses. $6 per class.
Experience an awesome workout that perks you up! A combination of Yoga, Pilates and Tai Chi ending with meditation. Bring yoga mat and water bottle, plan on laughing and starting your day out with a smile! $5/per class.