Yoga for Cancer and Chronic Illness

What is Adaptive Yoga Therapy & Mindfulness for Cancer & Chronic Illness and what should you expect from a class?

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Participants can expect:

  • Confidentiality in communicating medical and all pertinent information essential for the instructor to know

  • Welcoming environment that encourages community building

  • Body awareness and breathing practices

  • Slow, gentle movements to improve blood flow, range of motion, and flexibility in joints and muscles

  • Explanation of physiological benefits of the breathing, movement and meditation

  • Guided relaxation, imagery and meditation practices

  • *First time participants please contact the front desk to fill out a health intake form 414-384-2673

Possible benefits include:

  • Reducing muscle tension and habituated tension patterns

  • Promoting self healing and functional improvements

  • Decreasing anxiety and depression

  • Improving overall health and feelings of well being

  • Reducing neuropathy and lymphedema

  • Improving sleep

  • Reducing sense of isolation

Who should attend?

  • In an effort to create a safe and comfortable environment and experience for students experiencing cancer or chronic illness, classes are open to those in treatment and recovery only. Participants can wear loose, comfortable clothing. You are welcome to participate if:

  • You can move independently

  • Your needs can be addressed in a group setting

  • Your surgical incisions are healed