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Yoga Interventions for Cancer Patients and Survivors  A White Paper Yoga Interventions for Cancer Patients ...

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Yoga as Medicine: A film

yoga4cancer was honored to participate in a short film, Yoga as Medicine by Green ...

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Benefit #10: Yoga Enhances Empowerment and Well-Being

Many have heard of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), a condition experienced by some soldiers returning ...

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Benefit #9: Yoga Enhances Body Image

People have images from news media and film of people practicing yoga. Perhaps we picture ...

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Benefit #8: Yoga Helps Manage Fear and Anxiety

Fear is one of the most common and overwhelming reactions to those three little words, “...

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Benefit #7: Yoga Helps Manage Pain

Dorothy is a tall, attractive Polish woman who is fifty-four years old. She had a ...

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Benefit #6: Yoga Helps Manage Weight Gain

When people think of cancer patients, they imagine skinny, fragile bodies. And yes, this is ...

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Yoga Benefit #5: Yoga Strengthens the Immune System

Many people make the claim that if you practice yoga, you will strengthen the immune ...

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Yoga Benefit #4: Yoga Keeps the Spine Strong

My spine was the reason I ‘found’ yoga. And the primary driver was vanity. About 15 ...

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Yoga Benefit #3: Yoga Increases Range of Motion and Flexibility

As a yoga teacher, I hear one thing all the time: “I can’t do ...

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Yoga Benefit #2: Yoga Strengthens the Body

What defines a strong body?  Is it having sexy, toned muscles, or is it the ...

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Yoga Benefit #1: Yoga Detoxifies the Body

Detoxification is the metabolic process by which toxins, or harmful things, are changed into less ...