Mechanics of Breathing: Perfect Exchange

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Description

In this workshop, an MSK clinical fitness specialist will teach you breathing exercises to improve your posture and depth of respiration. You will learn how to strengthen the muscles you use for breathing, thus, improving your endurance during exercise. These activities will help you understand the power of your breath with rest and activity. You will also explore how to build strength, improve coordination, and maintain independence in performing activities of daily life.

Audience

This class is open to people who have been treated for cancer and their caregivers.

Instructors

  • Donna Wilson, RN, MSN, RRT

Time

1:30 p.m. - 

Date & Time(s)

Location

This class is taught online through Zoom, a videoconference system.

You Will Need:

  • A stable chair/seat.  Good options are a dining chair or a folding chair, non-rolling seat.
  • Enough space to reach your arms open to both sides
  • Elastic band: 3-4 feet long and 4-5 inches wide for stretching
  • A computer with a high-speed Internet connection, or a tablet, such as an iPad, or a smartphone
  • A webcam, speaker, and microphone. If you do not have a microphone and speaker, you can participate in the class by phone. You will receive the phone number once you register
  • Google Chrome or Firefox as your internet browser

What to Wear:  

  • A comfortable shirt so you can move your arms freely.
  • Comfortable pants (no tight waistband)

You Must Be Able To:  

  • Sit comfortably and move your arms freely

Registration Details

Registration for this workshop is required. Please complete the form below for one of the available dates: You will receive an email to confirm your registration and instructions to join the class.

  • General public rate: $25
  • Integrative Medicine at Home member rate: $20

Integrative Medicine at Home is a monthly membership program offering access to daily different online fitness and mind-body classes. Learn more and become a member today by visiting our website.

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