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  • March 31st, 2022
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Dispelling Yoga Myths

This article discusses the potential for yoga in cancer recovery, and how misconceptions about this practice can act as a barrier to benefitting from this ancient, adaptable and all-encompassing form of self-care. We will explore the common myths and misconceptions […]

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  • February 27th, 2022
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Square Breathing (pranayama) for Calmness and Stress Reduction for People Living with the Effects of Cancer

I was recently waiting in the doctor’s surgery for a routine procedure that always make me apprehensive. Before seeing the doctor, a lovely nurse asked to take my blood pressure (BP). On taking my BP she looked at me in […]

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  • February 16th, 2022
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Why a Gentle Approach to Exercise is Key After Breast Cancer Treatment

You don’t need to push hard to get results when you return to exercise after cancer treatment ends. In fact, starting gently, and progressing steadily week-to-week is what is going to achieve better and longer-lasting improvements to your health and […]

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How Yoga Can Support Your Recovery after Cancer Treatment
  • October 18th, 2021
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How Yoga Can Support Your Recovery after Cancer Treatment

The Gentle Recovery Concept is very much grounded in yoga and its teachings; I believe yoga is a practice that offers people recovering from cancer so many benefits. Here are just a few of them; 1.Yoga helps manage fatigue Fatigue […]

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Learning To Be Gentle With Ourselves
  • October 18th, 2021
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Learning to be gentle with ourselves; the impact of a cancer diagnosis on our mental health.

I have witnessed the mental health issues that may arise as a result of cancer and sadly how little support people often receive in managing these symptoms. They say 1 in 3 people affected by cancer will experience a mental […]

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