Learn A Yoga Pose For Breast Cancer – Side Child Restorative Yoga Pose

I plan to restart practicing Yoga at home. When I took Yoga classes at the Y, last year, I was uncomfortable because others in the class were experienced Yogis. At some point, I may return to classes. But right now my Yoga comfort-level is withYoga Videos and the Breast Cancer Authority Blog.

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Side Child Yoga Pose For Breast Cancer

Learn A Safe & Supported Yoga Pose For Breast Cancer – Side Child Restorative Yoga Pose.

By Diana Ross, E-RYT 500, Founder of Breast Cancer Yoga.

The purpose of a relaxed pose may be obvious. Relaxation is intended to rid the body and mind of the negative effects of stress, unwanted thoughts, anxiety, fear, and then to create a state of rest. You will love this pose. Deep relaxation is a definite result of this well supported pose. It relieves anxiety and promotes well-being while balancing the healing response of the autonomic nervous system.

  • Promotes progressive muscle relaxation
  • Brings the nervous system back into balance
  • Strengthens the relaxation response in your day-to-day life
  • Relieves anxiety and promotes well-being
  • Facilitates parasympathetic healing response
  • Has a “moment-to-moment” experience for both internal and external
  • Reduces strain on sciatica joints


  1. Begin on back, then  roll onto right side, extend right lower leg…

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11 thoughts on “Learn A Yoga Pose For Breast Cancer – Side Child Restorative Yoga Pose”

  1. This (yoga) is something I need to get back into. It’s been awhile since I’ve done any of the exercises of course I can’t do any strenuous pose, some of the poses I can do I especially love the child pose, I suffer with chronic pain due to Degenerative Disc Disease because of Osteoarthritis, so these poses could be good especially for my back, I have lot of back pain. Anyway good luck with your practice.


    1. I plan to spend more practicing Yoga with DVDs I purchased several years ago from Amazon.com: Chair Yoga:A Seated Practice- with Ann Richmond and Easy Yoga for Arthritis; and, I purchased Yoga for Arthritis from the Arthritis Foundation. Hopefully, in time I can move up to higher level poses. Thank you for your comments.


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