Therapeutic Yoga for Cancer Treatment Side Effects: Neuropathy and Balance

with Sarah Garden

Style: Yoga Therapy

Duration: 30 min

Intensity: Low

Props: Chair, Massage Balls

Class Description

This is a therapeutic practice for neuropathy—a common side effect of chemotherapy that causes numbness, tingling, and pain that's commonly experienced in the periphery of the body (i.e., hands and feet).

Class includes self-massage, stretching, and grip practices for waking up the nerves and increasing circulation in the hands and feet. You'll also do standing balance work using a chair or a wall.

Have a therapy ball available for this practice and be sure to check in with your doctor before stepping on the mat.

Audio and video downloads are available for Digital Members. Digital Members.

Sarah Garden

Sarah Garden

Sarah Garden is the director of Bodhi Tree Yoga Therapy and co-director of Bodhi Tree Yoga College in Regina, Saskatchewan. She runs busy yoga therapy classes primarily aimed at people suffering from... Read more>>  

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