Serena Lucchesi
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  • San Mateo, CA
  • United States
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Cancer Survivor, Yoga Instructor
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Diagnosed with DCIS in 2005. Dr. Esserman at UCSF suggested I be part of Femara trial pre lumpectomy. I responded well to both the medication and surgery. June 2010 I was declared clean and free. 2006 I took my Yoga Teacher Training at Kripalu and have been teaching ever since. I hold certifications from Judith Lasater in Advanced Restorative and Yoga Therapeutics, and from the Multiple Sclerosis Society. I incorporate movements from Feldenkrais Education and Thomas Hannah Somatics having practiced them while suffering from fibromyalgia. I am currently teaching Yoga for Cancer Warriors and Survivors at the Peninsula Jewish Community Center, Foster City, on Fridays, 1:30 - 2:45 pm. FREE to members and non-members.

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At 6:19pm on February 27, 2012, Susan Basmajian, B.A., RYT said…
I will let you know if I get to the Bay Area and you do the same for Monterey.
At 5:38pm on February 27, 2012, Susan Basmajian, B.A., RYT said…
Hi Serena,
I had DCIS and LCIS in 2004. I had bilateral mastectomies with TRAM Flap reconstruction. I received my certification from the Living Yoga Program. I am a Patient Navigator at Community Hospital of the Monterey Peninsula and work with women diagnosed with breast cancer. I weave my yoga into this work. I also have taught workshops for breast cancer survivors. I split my time between Salt Lake City and the Monterey area. It is very powerful for a survivor to teach other survivors. I wish you well in your work....Susan

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