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Yoga: Benefits and Precautions for People With Breast Cancer

Vicki Flannery, a nurse, yoga instructor, and breast cancer survivor, talks about different types of yoga and the benefits and precautions for people diagnosed with breast cancer.
Jan 17, 2020
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Vicki’s yoga classes center around recovery, flexibility, and strengthening.

Listen to the podcast to hear Vicki talk about:

  • what yoga is and examples of different types of yoga

  • the benefits yoga can offer to people who’ve been diagnosed with breast cancer

  • precautions people who’ve been diagnosed with breast cancer may want to consider

  • how she modified her own yoga practice after being diagnosed with breast cancer

About the guest
 
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Vicki Flannery, RN

Vicki Flannery wears a number of hats: She’s a nurse in the Kansas City area; she’s a yoga instructor at weBuild4Life, a nonprofit that focuses on functional fitness and nutritional programs for cancer survivors and people with chronic illnesses; and she is a breast cancer survivor.

— Last updated on February 11, 2022, 9:45 PM

 
 
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