Yoga for Cancer Survivors: Meeting Specific Physical and Emotional Needs
In the US, 1 in 3 men and 1 in 2 women will personally experience cancer in their lifetime. Cancer touches everyone.
Movement, Breath, and Resistance
By integrating specialized yoga methodology with other treatments, yoga4cancer helps to stimulate the immune system through movement, helping survivors to manage the side effects of treatment as well as dramatically increasing survival rates and decreasing recurrence rates. It also helps practitioners to decrease anxiety, regain a sense of control over the body, and find a sense of hope.
Integrating yoga into a survivor’s health plan
Cancer takes your breath away. Yoga gives it back. When cancer survivors can meet in supportive environments while utilizing yoga to manage the daily challenges of cancer treatment, well-being is restored. Founder Tari Prinster created y4c in response to her personal journey with cancer and long-time history with yoga. For the past 14 years y4c has offered teacher trainings, free classes, and retreats across the US.