That is why everybody is much significantly more content from the summertime, offering us with a lot of extra daylight (49, 50). The first, and many imperative, element to help keep in your mind is energy. Definitely healing your connection to food items will take operate. Should your medical professional (gynecologist) has not confirmed that the issue has got to do with you will not mechanically believe it is actually you. Inexperienced apples assist protect against diarrhoea as well as… Continue
Added by Rafael Rossi on February 20, 2013 at 5:33am —
Yoga has stepped into center stage as an integrated complementary therapy for balancing the mind, body and spirit
It includes postures, breathing exercises, meditations, chanting, a… Continue
Added by Breast Cancer Yoga on December 7, 2012 at 6:22pm —
Let’s look at the benefits of the practice. Notice I said practice. Just remember “one must practice to master”, so daily practice is key.
- Practice movements to facilitate renew or restored strength, and flexibility.
- Builds and develops a supple spine and…
Added by Breast Cancer Yoga on December 7, 2012 at 4:42pm —
I just love laughter yoga. Few things in life are as pleasing as a good laugh. There's just something about laughing that gets the endorphins pumping, and awakens the spirit. That's why I'm so delighted by our latest partner studio-- LaughterRx. They are offering FREE classes to cancer patients currently undergoing treatment.…
Added by Halle T on December 2, 2010 at 3:30pm —
Nevada City, CA (Vocus) November 24, 2010
The California College of Ayurveda announces a complete program in Ayurvedic… Continue
Added by Yoga Bear on November 30, 2010 at 9:03am —
Ever think about your feet? Most of us take our tootsies for granted, until they hurt. In yoga, we use our feet as grounding
. For cancer patients receiving certain types of chemotherapy, neuropathy
, dry skin, lack of coordination and balance may effect our feet and , therefore, our grounding.
Make sure to tell your yoga teacher what's going on with your feet. Though… Continue
Added by Jean Di Carlo-Wagner,MA,E-RYT500 on November 8, 2010 at 4:30am —
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 —
You can read about Tari in many places, on the web
, as a presenter for IAYT
and Yoga Journal conferences
and through her work with… Continue
Added by Jean Di Carlo-Wagner,MA,E-RYT500 on July 27, 2010 at 10:00am —
Anyone who has had surgery knows that the experience can generate feelings of fear and apprehension.
One tool for calming the mind is guided imagery. Guided imagery is the process of focusing the mind, accessing intuition, exploring emotions and deepening inner awareness. It is a simple, low-cost therapeutic tool that can help counteract feelings of fear and anxiety. One study
from the Cleveland Clinic took a group of…
Added by Halle T on July 1, 2010 at 2:41pm —
Yes! Yoga can help with some side effects of cancer treatment? More specific studies have been done on yoga and breast cancer, however, a large study of 410 cancer patients shows that those who participated in restorative and gentle hatha classes reported double the improvements in sleep… Continue
Added by Jean Di Carlo-Wagner,MA,E-RYT500 on June 29, 2010 at 4:00am —
Last week, going into NYC with my cousin to two of her five appointments that week, a waiting rooms full of patients and caregivers. I did want to pop up and say," 'Let's do some yoga stretches!' " But a bit of social shyness and years of conditioning kept my yoga enthusiasm in my head. I stretched and wiggled. Got lost in making up stories to go with all the people in the waiting room. My cousin fell asleep. We waited over an hour and half, when the specialist finally came out, she simply… Continue
Added by Jean Di Carlo-Wagner,MA,E-RYT500 on June 15, 2010 at 6:00am —
No doubt we've all tried ways to handle "emotional hangovers", commonly referred to as 'stress', a pile up of overcharged nerve endings which causes everything from crankiness to migraines.
Chronic and unremitting stress, associated with cancer treatment
, calls for an arsenal of tools.
Here's a short list of things, please add-on:
1. Yoga -… Continue
Added by Jean Di Carlo-Wagner,MA,E-RYT500 on May 4, 2010 at 5:30am —
We know the importance of sleep
, an activity we will spend a third of lives doing. And sleep disturbances during cancer are common. There are some tips to try, including checking up on your sleep
habits. But there are also reasons , including medication side-effects, that make getting… Continue
Added by Jean Di Carlo-Wagner,MA,E-RYT500 on February 2, 2010 at 4:30am —
After the initial shock of hearing that you have cancer, a parade of thoughts swirl in endless loops of wanderings. One of them is: Is anyone else out there have my cancer? We wonder if there are others who have walked this road and can give us some tips, specific to our types of cancer. PatientsLikeMe
is an attempt to provide that kind of support: connecting patient to patient, with like diagnosis. We find our way in a maze of what… Continue
Added by Jean Di Carlo-Wagner,MA,E-RYT500 on December 8, 2009 at 4:00am —
Yesterday, a new student started in my Yoga for Cancer
Survivors class. After a mastectomy
and reconstruction, she tried another yoga class but her body was not ready. She had been very active before cancer and didn't know how to return to start over. Other students validated her feelings by sharing their own journeys with… Continue
Added by Jean Di Carlo-Wagner,MA,E-RYT500 on December 1, 2009 at 4:30am —
You can't talk about cancer and not mention Lance Armstrong's influence. The bright yellow bike shirt and wristbands identify cancer patients and supporters and tells us a lot about what it takes to deal with cancer. Livestrong
now produces a guidebook that helps patients deal with the day-to-day logistics of appointments and family scheduling, to the ways to organize help.
Another friend of mine was just… Continue
Added by Jean Di Carlo-Wagner,MA,E-RYT500 on September 8, 2009 at 4:30am —
After attending the Liver Cancer Symposium in Denver , last weekend, I got to hear about many great tools for cancer thrivers! And, I got to speak about how yoga helps me with my cancer journey. The National Coalition for Cancer Surivorship
(NCCS) has an award-winning series of CD's that are free to cancer patients and their families. The "toolbox" is over twenty hours of informative and advocacy-based selections on topics… Continue
Added by Jean Di Carlo-Wagner,MA,E-RYT500 on September 1, 2009 at 4:30am —
A good night sleep is the secret to a happy productive next day. It is the time our body takes to restore and rejuvenate. Our night depends on the day we had, and the next day depends on how well our previous night was.
• Go to sleep when you feel sleepy.
• If you do not fall asleep within 30 min, get up, do something that will induce sleep and then return to bed.
• Create a routine: Go to bed and wake up at the same time.
• Go to bed before 10:30 p.m. According to… Continue
Added by Doron Hanoch on August 28, 2009 at 4:00pm —
Another way to explore healing modalities is now available on Yoga Bear through podcasts. On the Home Page, you will see a section under "Lastest". Click on podcasts and listen to the beginning of what we hope to be a library full of free downloads. The lastest one is "Meditation for Chemotherapy".
Speaking of meditation, if you want to start, the book "Wherever You Go, There You Are
" by Jon Kabat-Zinn is an excellent reference… Continue
Added by Jean Di Carlo-Wagner,MA,E-RYT500 on August 4, 2009 at 9:00pm —
Coping with a cancer diagnosis demands a lot of decision-making skills. It also requires some organizational ones: like what to bring to treatment? You will be making lots of trips to the doctor's office, hospital or treatment center. Get prepared by bringing a notebook to keep copies of important information. Pens, sticky notes and a good book on tape. Having some portable music can help sooth jangled nerves while waiting.Put all your things in a light-weight washable bag. Don't forget to… Continue
Added by Jean Di Carlo-Wagner,MA,E-RYT500 on July 22, 2009 at 3:00pm —