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Natural Awakenings South Central Pennsylvania

Breast Cancer Survivor Yoga Workshop

Nov 26, 2015 01:30PM

Erik Marrero, E-RYT 500, CES

Erik Marrero, E-RYT 500, CES, will present a yoga workshop from 1 to 5 p.m., December 12, at Just Plain Yoga Studio, in Camp Hill, for breast cancer survivors and yoga teachers interested in learning how to properly work with them.

Topics include types of breast cancer and treatment protocols; different treatments and their challenges; reconstruction, range of motion and strength; lymphedema risk factors and management; lymph drainage; and meditation.

Marrero enrolled in the Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction program at Thomas Jefferson Hospital, in Philadelphia, as a cancer patient and graduated after eight weeks. He is also a graduate of a 200-hour Yogawood Yoga Teacher Training program with Beth Filla and Jill Cummings, a 30-hour Yin Yoga Teacher Training program with Lynda Maguire, a 500-hour Yoga Teacher Training program at Trishula Yoga with Zoe Mai, the Prison Yoga Project teacher training with James Fox, and he is a certified cancer exercise specialist (CES).

Location: 1845 Market St. (entrance on 19th St.), Camp Hill. To register, visit JustPlainYoga.com.

November 2019