Yoga is a practice that combines the body, mind, and breath. This is done using gentle and slow movements as well as breathing techniques to develop a calm presence and focus.
According to the National Cancer Institute, practicing yoga during cancer treatment may:
- Improve quality of life
- Decrease depression and anxiety
- Decrease cancer-related fatigue
- Decrease nausea
- Decrease pain
At Banner MD Anderson we offer a variety of yoga classes to our patients, caregivers and community cancer survivors. They include:
- Chair Yoga
- Gentle Mat Yoga
- Therapeutic Yoga
- Stress Reduction Yoga
At Banner MD Anderson, we offer Mind/Body consultations that offer you tools to help you ease your stress as well as promote a healthy state of relaxation in the body and inner calm and peace in the mind.
- Some of the tools include:
- Breathing exercises
Learn more about our Yoga Classes and Mind/Body Consultations.