Yoga Essentials: Focus on Balance and Relaxation



This six-week virtual yoga basics class will focus on balance and relaxation. Our MSK yoga therapist will lead a 30-minute moderately paced mat practice followed by a 30-minute restorative practice. In the mat practice, you will learn exercises that stretch and strengthen your muscles and improve your balance. In the slower-paced restorative practice, you will use props to support a deeper stretch. Poses are held for a longer period to calm the body and decrease fatigue. Each class will end with a soothing guided meditation and simple, relaxing breathing exercises.


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


  • Tina Paul, MS, C-IAYT, E-RYT 500, certified Yoga 4 Cancer ™ – MSK Yoga Therapist 

Start Date

Thursday, January 20, 2022


10:00 am to 11:00 am Eastern Time

Class Schedule

  • Thursday, January 20, 2022
  • Thursday, January 27, 2022
  • Thursday, February 3, 2022
  • Thursday, February 10, 2022
  • Thursday, February 17, 2022
  • Thursday, February 24, 2022

Date & Time(s)


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

You Will Need:

  • A yoga mat, exercise mat, or a large towel
  • Two blankets
  • Two yoga blocks, or thick books 
  • Water to stay hydrated 
  • 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:  

  • Comfortable clothing so you can move easily 

You Must Be Able To:  

  • Move from standing to lying down on the ground safely

Registration Details

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

  • General public rate: $125
  • Integrative Medicine at Home member rate: $100

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

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