Healing Yoga for People Living with Cancer
§Clear explanations of the emotional and physical benefits of practicing yoga during and after cancer treatments
§Safety guidelines for people in active treatment for cancer
§Four complete yoga sequences taught with easy-to-follow instructions and illustrated with eighty photographs
§"Doctor's Okay" icons on each of the forty yoga poses
§Adaptations to meet readers' changing needs
The clear text and wonderful photos in Healing Yoga for People Living with Cancer provide an excellent guide to help the cancer patient gain strength and determination to fight the disease with dignity and to focus on the ultimate objective with a new vigor that can only generate a new strength and inner courage. (Barrie R. Cassileth, Ph.D., Laurance S. Rockefeller Chair in Integrative Medicine, Chief, Integrative Medicine Service, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Cent )The healing power of yoga for people living with cancer has been at the heart of The Commonweal and Smith Farm Cancer Help Programs for the past twenty years. Lisa Holtby does us all a great service with this elegant and inspiring guide to what healing yoga can do for you. (Michael Lerner, President and Co-Founder, Commonweal and Smith Farm Cancer Help Programs and author of Choices in Healing: Integrating the Be )Lisa Holtby's Healing Yoga is a significant contribution to the developing field of yoga therapy. People facing cancer treatment will find gentle guidance for using yoga to maintain and develop physical stamina through treatment and in recovery. (Jnani Chapman, RN, Stress Management Specialist for the Breast Cancer Program at the University of California San Francisco, the California Pacific )A friendly, playful and easy-to-use guide of yoga routines, this book is designed specifically for people who are in active cancer treatment and early recovery stages. Healing Yoga presents a unique combination of gentle stretching, consious breathing, and safe, strength-building body positions to recover from the effects of surgery, bed rest, and chemotherapy-induced fatigue. (Active Living Magazine )Should prove invaluable as a guide to moderate exercise during any debilitating disease. (Marilyn Bowden, ForeWord Reviews )The first yoga book written specifically for people with all types of cancer and at any stage of the disease. Holtby has clearly dedicated herself to helping people with cancer. The book is easy to follow and quite informative. With Healing Yoga, Lisa Holtby has lovingly offered her practice of yoga as a prescription to people living with cancer. (Vitality Magazine )Healing Yoga is a great book for cancer patients who want to begin yoga... (Cure )Lisa Holtby gives people with cancer hope (D.K. Howe American Fitness ) More than an exercise program, Healing Yoga for People Living with Cancer is a deeply soothing form of moving meditation and a physical expression of the heart's fierce desires for courage, strength, and love. Designed specially for people with all types of cancer at any stage of the disease, Healing Yoga is an effective and saf way to rebuild strength, stamina, and flexibility both during and following concer treatments.
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