Magic Happens & The Breadth Within Announces Specialized Yoga Class for Those in Cancer Treatment

Magic Happens is pleased to announce our yoga therapy class

In a serene, inspiring atmosphere, classes offer patients relief, support and inspiration for healing during treatment. An important goal from evidence-based research, is to teach self-regulating techniques that can relieve the distressing side effects of treatment and improve sleep, mood, and coping.

Benefits Yoga include:
• Reducing muscle tension and habituated tension patterns
• Promoting self-healing and functional improvements
• Decreasing anxiety and depression
• Improving overall health and feelings of well being
• Reducing neuropathy and lymphedema
• Improving sleep
• A sense of empowerment and centering during an uncertain time

 Participants of the class can expect the following:
• A safe and gentle Yoga experience designed to meet all students’ individual needs as much as possible
• Friendly, welcoming environment that encourages community building
• Body awareness and breathing practices
• Slow, gentle movements to improve blood flow, range of motion, and flexibility in joints and muscles.
• Explanation of the physiological benefits
• Guided relaxation practices
• Meditation practices

Leading our class is Linda Fuller a Certified Yoga Therapist, Cancer Exercise Specialist, Reiki Master and Sounder Sleep Teacher.

The Breadth Within is located at
The Waterfront at Roslyn
55 Lumber Road
Suite #360
Roslyn, NY 11576
(516) 953-4021

 

Laughter

 

Laughter

huge.2.10780It brightens your day, calms your mind and lifts your mood!  And it also has superior physical benefits.

Laughter helps your head
Reduces the effects of stress hormones, lowering your stress and anxiety levels.

Laughter is magnificent for your metabolism
10 – 15 minutes of genuine laughter can shed excess stored fuel.  Modulates and optimizes appetite hormones (leptin and ghrelin).

Laughter is invaluable for your immune system
Increases production of antibodies, activating protective cells, including T cells and cells that kill tumor cell activity.

Laughter is healthy for your heart
Reduces Inflammation, protecting against cardiovascular disease, including arrhythmias, hypertension and recurrence of heart attacks.  Lowers bad cholesterol and raises good cholesterol.  Lowers systolic blood pressure.

Laughter is marvelous for your muscles
Relaxes your muscles.

Laughter promotes pain tolerance
Increases your pain tolerance by releasing endorphins.

Laughter is spectacular for your social life
Strengthens relationships with others by increasing sense of trust.

Always take the time to notice and celebrate the moments that make you laugh!