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 —
Have you heard about this year's lineup for the Texas Yoga Conference?
The founders of the third-annual conference have jam-packed the schedule full of national and internationally acclaimed musicians and yoga instructors from all over the country. With several live music performances, by the Desert Dwellers, David… Continue
Added by Amber LaFrance on February 10, 2012 at 12:33pm —
The third annual Texas Yoga Conference is coming this February, February 17-19, 2012 at the University of Houston’s Recreation and Wellness Center (… Continue
Added by Amber LaFrance on January 2, 2012 at 1:38pm —
Our emotional needs intensify during cancer treatment and yoga for cancer survivors can alleviate some of the stress. We also need other survivors to help us along our path, especially those that have a similar diagnosis. Studies are being done on the effectiveness of yoga
, on line support groups
, and other supportive therapies.
If you've found this site, you are… Continue
Added by Jean Di Carlo-Wagner,MA,E-RYT500 on November 2, 2010 at 4:00am —
Added by Eileen o'sullivan on September 28, 2010 at 11:30am —
Days are shorter. The sun sits lower in the sky. Summer bugs are few, and Buddy's hair has stopped falling out. The cycles of the sun affect our days, our moods and food. The Sun Salutation
, a series of yoga asanas that honors its namesake, can be modified
to bring the essential elements of ritual thanks and its benefits to the new yoga… Continue
Added by Jean Di Carlo-Wagner,MA,E-RYT500 on September 28, 2010 at 4:00am —
A small school, Yoga Well
s, in San Diego played the movie "Yoga Unvieled
" at their school this afternoon. Two of my mentors were there and a good friend. It's so wonderful to share yoga ! Let me warn you, it's a long movie! I stayed for the first disc, it was over two hours and the second disc is one hour long. If you've ever wondered about the… Continue
Added by Jean Di Carlo-Wagner,MA,E-RYT500 on April 20, 2010 at 5:30am —
One comment and request that I hear from cancer survivors and students is about having more energy
. Certainly the rigors of cancer treatment takes its toll on our energy, and add to that the emotional factors sprinkled in with heavy thoughts, a recipe for exhaustion. How can yoga help? The main… Continue
Added by Jean Di Carlo-Wagner,MA,E-RYT500 on April 6, 2010 at 4:30am —
Added by Brian Castellani on March 9, 2010 at 2:00am —
The Love/Avon Army of Women is recruting for the below study.
Breast cancer survivors can have a lot of post-treatment problems, such as fatigue, depression, and a decrease in physical function. It is possible that physical activities, like yoga, could help ease these symptoms. This is a study about how yoga affects fatigue, immune function, and mood of women treated for breast cancer.
Janice Kiecolt-Glaser,… Continue
Added by Love/Avon Army of Women on February 4, 2010 at 12:27pm —
Holiday seasons are filled with stories of miracles, why not cancer miracles? They do happen. Many patients have been told they were going to die, but have sought out treatment
and share their success stories with others. These snippets of video are spread holiday cheer within the cancer community. We can seek out the stories that move our hope in a… Continue
Added by Jean Di Carlo-Wagner,MA,E-RYT500 on December 28, 2009 at 4:00am —
Knowing how and what to say to our then sixteen year old daughter about my stage III cancer was difficult. I searched for support groups, but there were none in our area. Parents are supposed to be indestructible. Cancer takes this illusion away, sometimes too soon, and sometimes on the brink of independence, especially for a teenager. Our daughter, Jesse Marie, was obsessed that we were telling her the 'whole truth'. She still insists that I report any health concerns to her because she wants… Continue
Added by Jean Di Carlo-Wagner,MA,E-RYT500 on November 3, 2009 at 5:00am —
Healthcare is in the news
a lot these days, and for cancer patients, this debate hits home particularly hard. Even with good insurance, the cost of cancer care can be overwhelming. A study performed by the Kaiser Family Foundation
and the American Cancer Society in 2009 found that cancer patients with employer-based insurance… Continue
Added by Kristin Harrison on July 30, 2009 at 4:30am —