Return to Life: Breast Cancer Recovery

What are some things you can do to help your client recover and thrive after Breast Cancer treatment?  What are important things to know to work with BC clients? (The information for this post is adapted from “Return to Life: Breast Cancer Recovery Using Pilates”, a continuing education course offered by Fitness Learning Systems.) As the number of breast cancer survivors continues to grow, so does the need for compassionate and knowledgeable health-fitness professionals.  Survivors need a trusted professional who can help them safely and effectively bring their life full circle through recovery to a new normal. Breast cancer affects Read More …

5 Things to Know About Breast Cancer and Exercise

This information is adapted from the Fitness Learning Systems continuing education course Return to Life: Breast Cancer Recovery using Pilates, by Naomi Aaronson MA OTR/L CHT Certified Cancer Exercise Trainer, Ann Marie Turo OTR/L Yoga/Pilates Instructor, Reiki Master In 2016, there are expected to be 246,660 new cases of invasive breast cancer and 61,000 new cases of ductal breast carcinoma in situ (DCIS). More than 2.8 million individuals have survived breast cancer. Breast Cancer is the most common cancer in women other than skin cancer. Due to the ramifications of treatment, exercise is a modality that can be used to Read More …