April 8th 2010
Mind-body fitness focuses on the connections between thinking, feeling, and doing. These exercises change energy patterns within the body, facilitating relaxation, reducing fatigue, and improving concentration. Because they also can be modified to suit a person's needs on any given day, they may be appealing to patients with cancer. What follows are descriptions of the most popular mind-body fitness programs, including yoga, pilates, and the Gyrotonic Expansion System.