Learn to adapt your yoga teaching style for individuals touched by Cancer – whether in treatment, post treatment, living with cancer, in survivorship, or end of life.
Cancer Aware Yoga
Section 1: Cancer Foundations
Being Cancer Aware, What is Cancer, General Psychological Impact of Cancer, Evidence-base for Yoga and Cancer, Foundations to Adapting a Yoga Session for Clients Touched by Cancer.
Section 2: Linking Treatments and Side Effects
Anti-Cancer Therapies and Key Side Effects, Key Side Effects to the Body and Its Systems, Linking Yoga Adaptations to General Side Effects from Anti-Cancer Therapies, The Lymphatic System, Lymphedema Aware, Yoga Teacher and Establishment Hygiene. Asana, Meditation, Mindfulness, Pranayama adaptations.
Section 3: Creating a Personalized Session
Foundations of a Client Consultation, Things to Consider with other Types of Medications, Understanding the Long-term Effects of Anti-Cancer Therapy, End of Life and Teacher Self-Care. Contraindications, General Approaches, Restorative Yoga and Yoga Nidra.