Pink Lady Yoga Brisbane North

Pink Lady Yoga is a gentle non load bearing yoga class dedicated to young women with breast cancer.

The benefits of yoga on the body for breast cancer patients either going through active treatment or during recovery include decreasing joint pain, improving sleep quality, can help with anxiety and acceptance, enabling you to increase your breathing capacity and regain strength and flexibility along with increasing lymphatic flow, the benefits are endless especially for breast cancer patients.

This hour long class will focus on expanding your breath with gentle stretches and twists helping increase your mobility and flexibility not just for areas affected by surgery but your whole body. It will aid you in your recovery and connect you with other pink ladies in a safe and supportive environment.

Pink Lady Yoga is a 10 week block, with a goal of sharing yoga, connecting with your breath, connecting with fellow yogis and moving your body to bring health and vitality.

It has generously been funded by a mix of donations and fundraising events run by The Yoga Partnership, making it free for the women who join.

10 week block starts Monday June 27

10 – 11am

Fitzgibbon Centre – 545 Roghan Rd, Fitzgibbon

Free to join – Spaces limited

REGISTER HERE

Cancer Care Class Ipswich

A diagnosis of cancer can take your breath away but yoga can give it back. This class is for anyone affected by cancer whether you’re newly diagnosed in recovery, post treatment (you can be many years post diagnosis/treatment). This is different from regular classes being specifically designed to provide safe therapeutic benefits physically and emotionally in a relaxed and supportive environment. Yoga can help restore motion and flexibility in a gentle, balanced manner. Encouraging the movement of fascia consistently and freely, which will help support and promote the overall health of our physical, emotional and mental well-being pre and post surgery. These classes can support you in many ways:  greater internal calm, help deal with stress, anxiety and depression. It strengthens the immune and lymphatic system, encouraging health and well-being.

Yoga movements (Asana) stimulates not just muscles, but also increases blood flow, balances the glands and enhances the lymphatic flow in the body, all of which enhances the body’s internal purification processes. Breathing (Pranayama), practiced in yoga therapy also increases the current of oxygen-rich blood to the cells, delivering vital nutrients to tired cells.

We are grateful to Ipswich City Council for making this a free weekly class as part of their All Abilities program.

Weekly classes during school terms starts Monday July 11

10,45 – 11.45am

1 Nicholas Street, Ipswich – Level 1

Free to join

REGISTER HERE