1. Stress Reduction Yoga incorporates relaxation techniques & mindfulness, helping patients manage stress, anxiety, & depression commonly experienced during cancer treatment.
2. Physical Well-being Gentle yoga poses can improve flexibility, balance, and strength. It can also alleviate symptoms such as fatigue, pain, and stiffness.
3. Improved Sleep Regular yoga practice can enhance sleep quality, which is often disrupted in cancer patients undergoing treatment.
4. Lymphatic Flow Certain yoga poses aid in lymphatic circulation, potentially reducing lymphedema, a common issue after breast cancer surgery or radiation.
5. Emotional Support Yoga fosters a sense of community and emotional support, allowing patients to connect with others going through similar experiences.