October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month.
The most important thing you can do is do a monthly breast exam and do a mammogram as soon as your doctor recommends it.
As a Post Rehabilitative Breast Cancer Exercise Specialist through The Pink Ribbon Program I am able to develop a specific Pilates exercise program to fulfill the needs of survivors. Here are a few benefits of this specific Pilates based program:
Note this is a specific exercise protocol form of Pilates training.
Pilates is beneficial to breast cancer survivors as well as those undergoing chemotherapy who would like to regain strength. These are just a few benefits to be gained from this specialized program.
- improves lymphatic drainage with proper breathing techniques
- restores overall range of motion, flexibility, strength and endurance
- restores postural alignment and balance
- enhances core strength and endurance
- improved circulation
As an instructor my goal is to help you get back to your everyday routines.
Here are a few important links: