Yoga Poses & Meditation for Cancer-Related Depression (Video Series)

This month, in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness, YouAligned™ has teamed up with Grokker.com to feature a 4-part video series called “Grit, Grace, and Gratitude” on yoga for cancer care. Please join us as we welcome Sierra Campbell, a yoga therapist and cancer survivor who offers helpful, compassionate guidance on your journey to cancer recovery using yoga. Sierra invites viewers to think of this practice as a way of tuning into – and gaining control over – your inner alchemy. In the name of Breast Cancer Awareness, and in the name of your health, let’s get started!

In this video, Sierra Campbell shares her own experience dealing with cancer, and offers her experiences as a guiding force and source of support through using yoga for cancer. You will explore supported yoga poses that help you find greater levels of relaxation, self-acceptance, and positivity overall. Using mindfulness techniques as well as slow, methodic restorative poses, Sierra invites you to let go of negative thoughts and feelings, and sink deeply into your yoga practice, knowing that the practice itself is promoting healing within your body.
Studies have shown a direct correlation between meditation and a decrease in depression. This video teaches you simple methods for beginning a meditation practice that augments your existing yoga practice for cancer. Starting with deep breathing and moving into poses before the final journaling exercise, you will begin to tap into a calmer and more tranquil state. Sierra ends by asking, “what can you do for you now?” She encourages you throughout your practice to tune in, listen to yourself, and honor what you need.
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YouAligned™ would like to thank Grokker.com and Sierra Campbell for providing an educational and compassionate yoga for cancer video series for Breast Cancer Awareness month. We hope that you enjoyed this series, and we invite you to share it with anyone you feel would benefit. The biggest takeaway from this yoga for cancer series is that you are not alone. We are all connected through our yoga community, and through that connection, we hope you find a sense of peace, comfort, and support.
This article and all included information is not intended as medical advice and does not treat or diagnose. Please consult your doctor for any health-related questions or concerns.

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Sierra Campbell

Sierra offers yoga for stress management, women's health, and cancer recovery and prevention. She has been cancer free for 14 years and enjoys helping others do the same through Yoga, Nutrition, and Meditation. Sierra recently founded Isabel & Dotty, a company celebrating the gift of the feminine & empowering women through honoring their needs.


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