Free Online Yoga, Exercise, Meditation, Breathing and Acupressure guided practice

Sarah Brocklehurst

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September 10, 2018

As we are all now confined to our homes, it is important to try and support our physical, mental and emotional health to help us deal with what is a stressful and worrying time for all, but especially for those affected by cancer. In order to support you Olive Tree therapists have been recording online videos which can be accessed by clicking on the relevant links below.

Breathing exercises recorded by Aleisha Dickenson, Pilates teacher at the Olive Tree. Please click here to view the video and take part.

Chair Exercises - gentle seated exercises recorded by Kate Drury via Nuffield Health. Please click here to view to video and take part.

Twin Hearts Meditation is being offered 3 times a week online by Pranic healers. Please click here to find out more, check dates and take part.

Acupresssure recorded by Olive Tree Acupuncturist Ping Ho. Although it is not possible to try out acupuncture at home, acupressure using fingers rather than needles to apply pressure to specific points on the body can help to alleviate many symptoms:-

  • Acupressure promoting general immunity -stomach 36 & kidney 3. Please click here to view the video.
  • Acupressure - common cold/flu/covid19 - short ofbreath/coughing/nasal congestion/fever. Please click here to view the video.
  • Acupressure - using moxa for common cold/flu/covid19 - Stomach36/kidney 3/Spleen 6. Please click here to view the video.
  • Acupressure for relieving nasal congestion -Stomach 2. Please click here to view to the video.
  • Acupressure for relieving nasal congestion- Stomach 3. Please click here to view the video.
  • Acupressure - how to choose and use a moxa stick. Please click here to view the video.

Yoga videos and audio recordings from Olive Tree yoga teachers Charlotte Huggins, Ann Edwards and Rachel Perkins.

  • a Nidra deep relaxation practice  Please click here to view the video and prepare to relax!
  • a practice including breathing techniques, gentle yoga positions and finishing with relaxing meditation. Please click here to view the video and take part.
  • a deep relaxation session based on the writing of Thick Nhat Hann. Plese click here to hear the recording.
  • a gentle practice using a chair for steadiness and support. Please click here to view the video and follow the practice.
  • A morning wake up yoga practice from Ann Edwards direct from her garden! Please click here to view and follow this lovely routine.
  • Yoga breathing and relaxation practice. Please click here to view and follow the practice.
  • a chair based yoga practice for those who may find a standing practice too strenuous. Please click here to view and follow the practice.

Exercise Classes - a series of online exercise classes by CU Fitter for people recovering from cancer. Please click here to visit the VirtualCUFitter YouTube channel and follow the classes.

STEP by STEP to Fitness. A variety of free work outs to try at home. Please click here to visit the site and choose the video or class you would like to follow.

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