Jean Di Carlo-Wagner,MA,E-RYT500's Blog – August 2009 Archive (4)

New to Yoga

Yesterday, I had the honor of initiating a new member into my class. Joanne is new to yoga and she is also very new to being a cancer patient. Joanne is so new, she doesn't yet have her diagnosis and is still waiting for the insurance to approve her visit to the oncologist. She was told she had cancer, so she came to "Yoga for Cancer Survivors" class to learn how yoga could help her deal with the stress of cancer.

After class, Joanne had that 'yoga glow' and said she felt like she had had… Continue

Added by Jean Di Carlo-Wagner,MA,E-RYT500 on August 25, 2009 at 4:30am — 2 Comments

What to Eat During Cancer Treatment?

Supporting our bodies during cancer treatment leads most of us to ask the question: what can I eat? You can ask your doctor for a referral to a nutritionist, this is generally covered by insurance, as first. As common sense dictates, now is not the time for an extreme change, but we do want to add as many healthful foods as possible.

Make one simple change a week. Changing to Agave Nectar from using sugar is painlessly simple. If you want some recipes that come with more cancer tips, pick… Continue

Added by Jean Di Carlo-Wagner,MA,E-RYT500 on August 18, 2009 at 6:30am — No Comments

On line Communities for Cancer Support

Today, thousands of people will find out they have cancer. If you are newly diagnosed or have considered a support group, the on line communities are a good starting point. Some on line communities are specific around a type of cancer, while others focus on a spiritual

community, like Christian based "Survivor Celebration" started by A.J. Ali . There's the ever popular… Continue

Added by Jean Di Carlo-Wagner,MA,E-RYT500 on August 11, 2009 at 6:00am — No Comments

Yoga Bear Podcasts

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 — No Comments

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