Restorative yoga for women with ovarian or breast cancer: findings from a pilot study.

@article{Danhauer2008RestorativeYF,
  title={Restorative yoga for women with ovarian or breast cancer: findings from a pilot study.},
  author={Suzanne C Danhauer and Janet A. Tooze and Deborah F. Farmer and Cassie R Campbell and Richard P. McQuellon and Rolland Barrett and Brigitte E. Miller},
  journal={Journal of the Society for Integrative Oncology},
  year={2008},
  volume={6 2},
  pages={
          47-58
        }
}
Yoga has demonstrated benefit in healthy individuals and those with various health conditions. There are, however, few systematic studies to support the development of yoga interventions for cancer patients. Restorative yoga (RY) is a gentle type of yoga that has been described as "active relaxation." The specific aims of this pilot study were to determine the feasibility of implementing an RY intervention as a supportive therapy for women diagnosed with ovarian or breast cancer and to measure… CONTINUE READING

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