During cancer recovery, supported yoga poses will add additional support both emotionally and physically. Deep relaxation is a definite result of these well supported poses. It relieves anxiety and promotes well-being while balancing the healing response of the autonomic nervous system. You will love this Supported Side Child restorative yoga pose for breast cancer.
- a sense of deep relaxation
- inner calm,and of being grounded
- promotes relaxation for general health benefits
- relieves anxiety and promotes well-being
- facilitates parasympathetic healing response
- reduces strain on sacroiliac joints
- Begin on your back, then!roll onto left side, extend left lower arm forward and lower leg down, bend upper right leg and place knee! onto large bolster!or folded blankets. (don’t let foot dangle).
- Upper arm can rest either on side body, a raised bolster behind creating a slight twist or finger tiger tips in front of chest. Head and neck rests on pillow, bolster or blankets and must be level under ear.
- Close your eyes, breathe deeply and rest.
- Relax and allow the mind to settle down.
- Enjoy each breath as it flows in and out.
- When ready come to center and repeat on left side.
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.
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About Dawn Bradford Lange: Co-founder of Breast Cancer Yoga. Dawn 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 firstname.lastname@example.org if you have questions.