Yoga Helps Overcome Obstacles During Breast Cancer Recovery


Breast Cancer Yoga Over Comes Recovery ObsticlesRestorative yoga is a specific exercise practice that targets those that suffer from physical and emotional fatigue.  Breast Cancer Yoga addresses and assist in breast cancer recovery from pain and fatigue, resulting in a positive sense of wellbeing. Through increased oxygen consumption by breathing deeply into each pose the results will be renewed vitality.

When you begin slowly building a yoga practice you will begin notice positive energy, increased flexibility, decreased pain, stimulation of the organs and glands, increased blood flow, and more. It is important not to over due at first but to gradually implement a daily yoga practice. It is also important to maintain a positive attitude and know through time and practice there will be improvement to fatigue by: improved sleep, decreased joint pain, increased energy, mental calm, increase range of motion, strength, increased resistance, low stress hormone and the psychological benefits.

Remember as you begin to practice yoga poses with awareness, you not only begin to feel better but you will also be able to feel; that is, you become sensitive to everything and everyone around you. As inner awareness expands and deepens both within and outside the body, we consciously begin to overcome obstacles of fear, pain, anxiety. You can practice yoga in such a way that the practice becomes a much “larger yoga.” Our true nature is revealed through this new sensitivity and awareness. We intuitively begin to discover how to overcome certain obstacles on this journey with breast cancer.

We recommend first that you speak with your health care provider before starting any exercise program. Visit Breast Cancer Yoga’s YouTube Channel for FREE yoga for breast cancer videos. Here is one we suggest to get you started:

To experience the benefits of yoga for breast cancer, it is essential that you begin with simple, gentle yoga movements. You should also consult a doctor before you begin practicing yoga. It is also necessary that you follow a yogic diet that consists of a mainly vegetarian diet to enhance the benefits of yoga.

Diana RossAbout Diana Ross:  E-RYT 500 restorative yoga teacher, survivor that cares and founder of Breast Cancer Yoga. Diana is making a difference with Breast Cancer Yoga therapeutic products designed to support you emotionally and physically during breast cancer . We want to give you the attention and personal service you need so please email us at info@breastcanceryoga.com if you have questions.

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  1. […] About one-third of breast cancer survivors experience CRF for anywhere from a year to several years post-treatment. While there’s no conventional therapy to resolve it, studies are increasingly showing yoga can help.  Patients with different cancers report relief with exercise, specifically yoga. […]

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