Yoga for Men with Prostate Cancer

Yoga for Men with Prostate Cancer

Yoga may lessen prostate cancer side effects for men undergoing radiation therapy. Dr. Neha Vapiwala of the Department of Radiation Oncology at the University of Pennsylvania’s Perelman School of Medicine recently presented their findings at the Society of Integrative Oncology’s 12th International Conference in Boston. Yoga is a mind body practice that teaches asanas (postures)

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What is Restorative Yoga?

What is Restorative Yoga?

Restorative Yoga is a series of poses which enable us to create deep relaxation which will release muscle tension in our bodies. It is a gentle type of yoga which is similar to other types of yoga classes, but uses props such as bolsters, pillows and blankets in order to help someone practice yoga more

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Legs-Up-The-Wall Pose: Easy Instructions

Legs-Up-The-Wall Pose: Easy Instructions

The pose described here is a passive, supported variation of the Shoulderstand-like Viparita Karani. For your support you’ll need one or two thickly folded blankets or a firm round bolster. You’ll also need to rest your legs vertically (or nearly so) on a wall or other upright support. Before performing the pose, determine two things

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