Rochelle Roll Back Yoga Pose For Breast Cancer

Breast Cancer Authority

Rochelle Roll Back Yoga Pose For Breast CancerAuthor: Diana Ross, E-RYT 500, Posted By:Breast Cancer Yoga Staff.

In Breast Cancer Yoga, the use of props are essential for a person to feel safe, supported and nurtured. These specific, reclined, supported, yoga poses combined with deep breaths are intended to support recovery from breast cancer and assist in managing lymphedema and cancer-related fatigue. In our book, “Restorative Yoga For Breast Cancer Recovery” everyone will learn the importance of elongating the spine while opening the chest region using props for support . The mild inversions are used to create an anti-gravitational force in the pose which will renew energy, promote positive thoughts and enhance self esteem.

“Importantly, when props are used correctly, they allow the body to come into a natural and balanced state of alignment. When the body is aligned, the mind feels balanced as well. Once the body and the mind unite, the breath too…

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How to make your own mala…easy peasy…

Mala bead making

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I have recently discovered the complete joy of making malas. And guess what…it’s really easy! So why make your own mala?

  • You can choose exactly the colour, type and size of beads you want.
  • You can personalise your mala to be a little part of you.
  • You can give malas as “gifts made with love” to your friends and family.
  • Saying your mantra as you make your mala imbues the mala with special intention.
  • You will be the envy of everyone in your yoga class even if you can’t do a head-stand!

Watching a video is a great way to instantly get a feel for making a mala. I watched the following video on You Tube and it really helped to get me started.

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What you need to make your mala:

  • beading board (optional)
  • 104 beads, 4 marker beads, 1 guru bead (large bead for bottom of your mala)
  • beading cord, beading needle (I have just purchased…

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