Yoga has been shown to improve both physical and emotional health. Clinical research has shown that yoga may improve sleep, decrease stress and enhance quality of life. Exercise and physical activity are increasingly prescribed across the cancer continuum.
The Gentle Yoga program at the ONJ Centre continues to be one of the most sought after programs in the Wellness and Supportive Care suite. Our Gentle Yoga six-week programs have been scheduled for four times this year with ten patients in each program. They are typically in high demand, always fully booked with a waiting list for the next program.
Participants are deeply appreciative of the chance to learn the skills of yoga and allow it to help them through their cancer treatment.
“Spending some time for myself to do gentle exercise and meditate.”
“Relaxation, stretching and consciousness of the body.”
“To be in a group environment learning how to relax and breathe properly.”