Cancer Support Community North Texas

Importance of Yoga for Cancer Patients

Jan 10

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The Importance of Yoga for Cancer Patients

“Cancer patients who practice yoga as therapy during their treatment often refer to their yoga practice as a life-saver. No matter how sick from treatments and no matter how little energy, many find that the one thing that would bring relief were a gentle set of therapeutic yoga poses geared for cancer patients.

When battling cancer, the worst part is not just the symptoms of the disease itself, but often the discomfort and debilitating fatigue brought on from cancer treatments. Whether faced with the scar-tissue of surgery or ongoing nausea and weakness from chemotherapy or radiation, cancer patients endure a long road of physical trials…” Read more at Yoga U.


Collin County Clubhouse: Chair Yoga with Judith on Thursdays

Dallas County Clubhouse: Yoga with Jennifer (above) on Tuesdays

Tarrant County Clubhouse: Yoga with Douglas on Wednesdays

 

To learn more about CSCNT’s wellness classes, including yoga, please click here.


Yoga Resources

How Yoga Helps Cancer Patients and Cancer Survivors
Yoga for Cancer Patients: 5 Benefits, 4 Poses
Yoga Provides Mental, Emotional, and Physical Benefits for Patients With Cancer