See my article in today's Huffington Post
on this topic. I interviewed Joanna Morales who is an attorney and the director of the Cancer Legal Resource Center. She provided some great information about workplace protections available to people who have been through chemotherapy and now have issues with memory and concentration, etc.
All the best to… Continue
Added by Idelle Davidson on October 26, 2010 at 9:00am —
Hope: it's our birthright to live with hope.
My mentor and friend, Suzanne Lindley, had hoped for a third child, and after ten years Chloe found her way into their family. Chloe needed hope, her young mother was unable to care for her, and Suzanne, a stage four survivor, was hoping for… Continue
Added by Jean Di Carlo-Wagner,MA,E-RYT500 on October 26, 2010 at 4:30am —
Hello dear Yoga Bears,
Winter is around the corner. This time of year is always a great time for renewal and revival.Here is some of the latest in Yoga Bear world:Safety First!
Feedback for Yoga sequence
in Lorien’s blog Upcoming… Continue
Added by Moran Serr Hirsch on October 22, 2010 at 8:59am —
Ever go through periods of acquiring information? Well, I seem to be in that mode right now and have another wonderful day of learning about yoga planned. Nischala Joy Devi
is a well respected teacher of yoga, meditation and chakra
Her bio includes studying with Swami Satchidananda
for over twenty five years and then lending her expertise of blending eastern and western healing in the yoga portion of Dean… Continue
Added by Jean Di Carlo-Wagner,MA,E-RYT500 on October 19, 2010 at 4:00am —
Jean Di Carlo Wagner asked a thought-provoking question in a discussion: What do you think is the most important thing to tell yoga teachers about teaching cancer survivors?
Drawing on my own experience as a survivor - I would tell yoga teachers to remember to maintain a sense of safety
within the yoga class.
For me, when I received my diagnosis it felt as if the floor had just dropped out from under me and I was hanging by an invisible… Continue
Added by Robin Brourman Munson on October 15, 2010 at 2:00pm —
Hello dear Yoga Bear friends,
Hope your week was good! Here is some of the latest in Yoga Bear world:Cancer: A Poem by Ruth Carter Bourdon
– Thanks to Jean for sharing!Changing Sun… Continue
Added by Moran Serr Hirsch on October 15, 2010 at 9:29am —
Sepril (center) is explaining how to modify yoga with blankets, rolled yoga mats, blocks, straps and chairs. Sepril and her husband, Frank Iszak, hosted their first yoga retreat in Joshua Tree, California, in a Frank… Continue
Added by Jean Di Carlo-Wagner,MA,E-RYT500 on October 12, 2010 at 4:30am —
A new study reports that yoga can reduce the stress of cancer diagnosis and treatment experienced by childhood cancer patients and their parents. The findings were published in the September/October 2010 edition of Journal of Pediatric Oncology Nursing, published by the Association of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Nurses (APHON).
“Parents and adolescents showed… Continue
Added by Yoga Bear on October 10, 2010 at 7:00pm —
After seven years, you'd think my annual check ups
would be a breeze for me, but they are not. October memories are filled with a mixture of remembrances: my last chemo and a "Goddess Party" I threw for myself to bring ceremony and ritual
into the end of active treatment. I also remember being exhausted and unsure about… Continue
Added by Jean Di Carlo-Wagner,MA,E-RYT500 on October 5, 2010 at 4:30am —
If you are a breast cancer survivor who lives in the Monterey Bay Area you are invited to this restorative yoga class created and taught by two breast cancer survivors. Email me, Susan Basmajian at firstname.lastname@example.org for further information.
Added by Susan Basmajian, B.A., RYT on October 3, 2010 at 10:00am —