Andiappan Yoga Community partners with Anahata Yoga Studio to share yoga therapy with women recovering from breast cancer.
“I wanted to explore if yoga practice can help to alleviate the physical symptoms experienced by cancer patients. Stress is one of the most common complaints by many cancer patients. Yoga practice helped these patients to build self-confidence in managing the physical symptoms and thereby improve their overall well-being.” — Andiappan Yoga Community Volunteer Teacher Edward, Wah Gor
- Meditation and Relaxation techniques to relieve fear and anxiety.
- Gentle postures, and breathing techniques significantly alleviate fatigue and pain.
- Helps facilitate lymph drainage for anyone recovering from breast cancer.
- and many more health benefits to get back to healthy life.
When: Wednesdays from 2.15 to 3:15 p.m.
Where: Anahata Yoga, 18/F, One Lyndhurst Tower, No. 1 Lyndhurst Terrace, Central, Hong Kong
The medium of Instruction: Cantonese / English
Teaching Volunteer Requirements: Teaching volunteers should have a minimum of 200hrs Yoga Therapy YTT Certificate with International Yoga Academy HK, female teachers preferred.
Read more about Andiappan Yoga Community programs for women recovering from breast cancer here.
Edward, Wah Gor
Edward, or fondly known as ”Wah Gor” has been practicing yoga since, 2006. His favorite asanas is Urdhva Dhanurasana (Wheel Pose).
Wah Gor is thankful to have found Master Yogananth Andiappan as his teacher. He has the opportunity to assist Master Yogananth in the Advanced Hatha teacher training. He currently is the project leader and volunteer teacher for Anahata Yoga’s class for survivors of breast cancer. In this restorative, healing class, he applies his vast knowledge of yoga therapy utilizing Yin Yoga techniques. Qualifications and certifications Yin Yoga 50-hrs 2010, Yoga Anatomy 30-hrs 2011, Forrest Yoga continuing education for teachers 21-hrs 2012, Ayurveda and Yoga Therapy 200-hrs 2013, Advanced Hatha 300-hrs 2014.See full bio.