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.
Self 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:-
Self Massage - a new video recorded by Ann Edwards demonstrating self massage techniques for the head and shoulders to help relieve stress and tension. Please click here to view and follow Ann's video.
Yoga videos and audio recordings from Olive Tree yoga teachers Charlotte Huggins, Ann Edwards and Rachel Perkins.
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.