Yoga for Stronger Bones

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Cancer treatments, including chemotherapy, radiation, hormone therapies, and other prescription medicines can lead to weakened bones. Losing bone density can increase a person’s risk of fractures, falls, and broken bones. 

Yoga for Stronger Bones is a six-week class designed for people who may have bone loss or struggle with balance issues. Yoga is a mind-body therapy you can do to improve balance and coordination, both important for preventing falls.  With guidance from of our certified yoga therapist, you will learn to practice yoga poses to recondition and rebuild bone strength. Practicing yoga in our supportive and calming space, you will also notice an improved range of motion, flexibility, deeper sense of relaxation, and greater muscular strength.

Time: 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm

Audience

This class is for all people with cancer, caregivers, and cancer survivors. This class is recommended for anyone who has known osteopenia, osteoporosis, or have an increased risk of bone fractures.

Date & Time(s)

Location

Bendheim Integrative Medicine Center
1429 First Avenue
1st floor fitness room
New York, NY 10021

Registration Details

Registration for this workshop is required. Please call the Integrative Medicine Service at 646-888-0800 to register and learn more about this class. 

Class Fee
There is a fee of $120 to participate in this workshop, which includes six classes of personalized instruction with a certified yoga therapist instructor.