This program (RTS) is a resource that will allow patients to better cope with the many physical and mental issues that arise when dealing with a cancer diagnosis.
Watch this video for an introduction to the program:
Physical & Mental Benefits:
- Enhanced ROM, flexibility, strength, balance, sleep patterns and overall sense of well-being.
- Gain a stronger and more accurate awareness of their body which allows them to communicate their needs effectively with their health care provider.
- Calms the nervous system and alleviates the stress and anxiety which lower immune functioning and hinder healing.
- The relaxation techniques allow the patient to acknowledge and accept the realities of the situation and cope with the fear and uncertainly that accompanies a cancer diagnosis.
RTS Module 1: Introduction to the program.
RTS Module 2: A gentle 20 minute Yoga practice which focuses on gentle movement while restoring a sense of well-being. The poses are predominantly lying with some kneeling.
RTS Module 3: Gently build strength and endurance while nurturing your overall health in this 25 minute practice. The poses are standing, seated and lying.
RTS Module 4: Relaxation with a focus to enhance the overall healing process. 10 minutes in length.
RTS Module 5: A 2nd general relaxation piece to enhance your feeling of well-being and positive healing process. 8 minutes in length.
RTS Meditations: Choose from 12 relaxing meditations focusing on releasing the anxiety and fear connected to treatment and pressures of chemotherapy, radiation and life after a Cancer diagnosis. Listen to the following sample:
*JSC Programs are for recreational purposes only and not intended to replace a medical program. Please consult your physician to ensure you are ready for activity.
DISCLAIMER: Please remember this program is not intended as medical advise and you are strongly advised to seek medical clearance before attempting any JSC Lifestyle Program. This is a recreational program which you are engaging in at your own risk. Please stop immediately if you feel any unusual symptoms and seek medical attention immediately.