Yoga for Cancer Care

Tuesday, September 06, 2011
Offering yoga to children living with cancer is an exciting opportunity for registered nurses to learn about and to practice.
Monday, August 22, 2011
Scientific research documenting the effects of yoga practice on the health of people living with cancer is an exciting world to explore.
Wednesday, August 03, 2011
Looking back and examining previous lessons from the Yoga Blog.
Thursday, July 07, 2011
Simple asana that you can practice on your own at any time.
Wednesday, July 06, 2011
Asana, the third limb of yoga, is the physical aspect of yoga practice.
Tuesday, June 28, 2011
Hatha yoga focuses on a physical practice.
Tuesday, June 21, 2011
In yoga practice, breathing is known as Pranayama, one of the 8 limbs of yoga.
Thursday, June 16, 2011
Yoga was first practiced thousands of years ago in India, and over time, this practice was taught to people in India and around the world.
Friday, June 10, 2011
As we travel together in our yoga journey, let's take this opportunity to explore resources that will help us learn more about yoga.
Tuesday, April 26, 2011
Most of the current research on yoga in people living with cancer is Hatha yoga, this entry addresses other principal yoga practices
Wednesday, April 20, 2011
Yoga is the Sanskrit term for Yoke or Union. There are 8 limbs of yoga practice.
Monday, April 18, 2011
Yoga is a lifestyle that promotes health. Health, through yoga practice, encompasses physical, mental and spiritual well-being.
Wednesday, April 13, 2011
Welcome to our blog, Yoga for Cancer Care
Lisa Marie Bernardo, PhD, MPH, RN, HFS
Blog Info
This blog highlights the current evidence for integrating yoga into cancer care. Strategies for practicing the eight-limbs of yoga are posted and shared. Video links allow for demonstration of yoga practices that benefit everyone.
Author Bio
Lisa Marie Bernardo, PhD, RN, is a registered yoga teacher (RYT). She serves as a co-investigator on research projects related to yoga in women with osteopenia and individuals at risk for type-2 diabetes. Dr. Bernardo is an ACSM-certified Cancer Exercise Trainer and Health Fitness Specialist. She maintains a private practice in mind-body fitness using yoga, Stott-Pilates, and Gyrotonic to serve individuals with special healthcare needs.
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