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‘Yoga for Cancer’ Yoga Teacher Training Workshop Offered

Ellsworth—Yoga, a widely practiced method for relaxation and improved health, is often specialized for various health conditions. Susan Sassaman, a yoga instructor in Bar Harbor will be offering a workshop to teach other yoga instructors the specialty of Yoga for Cancer. Participants of the workshop will experience a Yoga for Cancer class and discuss best practices.

Yoga for Cancer, a specialized yoga methodology, is tailored to address the specific physical and emotional needs left by cancer and its treatments. This unique approach focuses on how to stimulate the immune system through movement. It improves flexibility, strength, reduces anxiety and boosts overall wellbeing.

Susan Sassaman has been offering yoga and dance classes and workshops in Vermont and Maine for over 25 years. Her professional yoga teacher trainings include Yoga for Cancer, Prenatal Yoga, Partner Yoga, Let Your Yoga Dance, and Let Your Yoga Dance for Seniors. She is also certified by the Tai Chi for Health Institute in Tai Chi for Arthritis and Fall Prevention. In 2017, upon realizing the need in her community, Susan Sassaman created the Graceful Aging program: Therapeutic Movement Classes for Seniors.

The Yoga for Cancer workshop will be held on Sunday, July 28, 2019 from 1-4:00 pm at the Beth C. Wright Cancer Resource Center at 23 Commerce Park in Ellsworth. For more information or to register, call 207-664-0339. If you’d like to register online visit www.bethwrightcancercenter.org and click on the Yoga for Cancer Workshop slide.

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