Chair yoga is a series of yoga poses that can be done in a chair. If getting down to the floor is difficult or you are working at your desk and need a break, these poses will help stretch your body and energize your body and mind. Cancer patients often experience days of lack of energy and not feeling like moving ones body. Chair yoga may help with increasing your energy, chemo brain, increasing appetite, help with strengthening muscle. The equipment you will need for this series: Chair without arms, yoga block (pillow or small 6” ball). Position your body so you are seated at the edge of the chair.
As always, please consult with your doctor before starting any exercise routine, especially if you are recovering from surgery. Always go at your own pace and stop if you are experiencing pain or discomfort.