Cancer & Therapeutic Yoga: Workshop Intensive.
Camille Kittrell, one of an elite cadre of presenters, speaks at the opening gala of the Medical Yoga Symposium in Washington, D.C. This historic event, hosted by the Smithsonian's museums of Asian art and the George Washington University School of Medicine, marks a pivotal point in the integration of medicine and healing yoga. Here, Kittrell discusses her pioneering yoga methods and previews her workshop for this transformational forum...
January 2014 | Watch the Video
Yoga For Breast Cancer Patients At Exclusive Yoga.
Camille Kittrell's yoga studio specializes in the physical and mental rehabilitation of those affected by breast cancer. Camille Kittrell's good friend Jennifer was diagnosed with Stage 1 breast cancer at her first
mammogram. Even though the doctors assured her that she would not even have to lose her breast, Kittrell held her friend's hand through surgery after surgery and watched as Jennifer endured months of pain and slowly lost
range of motion in her arms...
October 2013 | Read the Full Story
Finding Strength Beyond Breast Cancer.
When BaystateParent's Think Pink cover model, Jacy Watson, of Concord, MA was diagnosed with breast cancer at age 37, the very last thing on her mind was yoga. “You get the phone call, and you're sitting in your house, and the first thing you think is, ‘Oh my God’ and ‘What do I do?’”...
October 2009 | Read the Full Story
A Beautiful Life. Not long ago, breast cancer patients who underwent surgery were often warned to avoid exercise, which doctors feared would exacerbate, among other things, the painful arm swelling called lymphedema. Now a significant 2005 Harvard Medical School and Brigham and Women's Hospital report confirms that exercise increases survival rates and lowers the risk of recurrence... October 2008 | Read the Full Story
Parkinson Disease Patients Stretch Their Way to Wellness.
MGH Parkinson disease patients recently have made a commitment to a healthier lifestyle with their participation in a new outreach effort for patients with the illness - a tai chi and yoga class designed to provide support through exercise...
January 2006 | Read the Full Story