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Burn Calories With Yoga

Posted Sep 17 2012 2:00am

Breast Cancer Yoga Pose

Yoga is a Form of Exercise
If you want to make yoga your primary form of exercise during your breast cancer recovery, you may be wondering if the calories burned during a typical session are enough to guarantee weight loss. Most yoga practitioners use yoga for its obvious benefits, such as muscle tone and core stability improvement, strength building and stress reduction.
Calories burned During Yoga Varies
The amount of calories you burn in a typical yoga session can vary widely, depending upon what form of yoga you choose to practice. Fortunately, most gyms offer an exciting array of yoga classes that will improve your fitness and add variety to your routine however they do not focus on breast cancer recovery. Here we have included an average restorative flowing yoga session with an average amount of calories you may burn during a 60-minute class.
Breast Cancer Yoga
Breast Cancer Yoga poses are combined with the breath to form a dynamic restorative yoga session. Breast Cancer Yoga poses emphasis is placed on flowing movements during a pose as well as from one pose to the next. A Breast Cancer Yoga session includes a breath to center and focus the mind then five supported flowing yoga poses with a relaxing savasana pose to end the session. Each session typically burn 445 calories per hour, or the same amount as walking at a slow pace for 60 minutes.
Breast Cancer Yoga DVD
We have developed a yoga session just for breast cancer recovery. This DVD contains 13 poses that will enable you to burn at least 445 calories if not more!

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By: Dawn Bradford

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