YOGA MAY HELP CANCER SURVIVORS SLEEP BETTER
A new study published in the Journal of Clinical Oncology, reports that cancer survivors who practised low-intensity yoga twice a week for 75 minutes reported better sleep quality and cut their use of sleep medications by 21 percent. Over 400 cancer survivors took part in a month-long Yoga for Cancer Survivors programme, which combined breathing exercises, restorative poses and meditation. Those from the study group who did not practise yoga, reported an increase of sleep medications by 5 percent each week.
STAR SPEAKS ABOUT NEW FORM OF YOGA
In an interview with The Times, Sex In The City star, Kim Cattrall revealed her new regime of twice weekly sessions of Physiyoga (yoga-enhanced physiotherapy – also known as ‘fizzy yoga’) the new hybrid which combines massage, meditative breathing, yoga poses and physio adjustments. The actress credited London-based instructor Helen O’Neill with “saving her life during her three-month stage performance in the West End. as she battled injuries including a painful knee and stiff sacrum.
Oliva Retreats is offering the opportunity to experience the immense benefits of a daily yoga practice for your body and mind with fitness sessions to further strengthen your body. The Oliva Retreats resort boasts an extensive 4 Star facilities and is situated in the spectacular surroundings of Oliva Nova, just south of Valencia. Spain – a beautiful place on the Mediterranean whe meets the sea and mountains.
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Increase your flexibility and strength by practising yoga twice a day and then raise your fitness levels by completing daily workouts. Our team of yoga masters and personal trainers will provide you with the perfect balance of calming yoga and fitness sessions that will clear your mind and increase your energy levels. You will also have the opportunity to eat specially designed low fat vegetarian food and participate in a raw food and a juicing class.
You can also take advantage of our beautiful spa by booking extra holistic treatments or simply relax in the either the outdoor or indoor pool.