Men who attended a structured yoga class twice a week during prostate cancer radiation treatment reported less fatigue and better sexual and urinary function than those who didn't, according to a clinical trial led by the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania. Read more from Penn Medicine News.
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T’ai Chi Ch’uan (or Tai Chi) originated in China, and includes is a series of slow, fluid, purposeful, physical movements with controlled breathing and relaxation. These movements have been shown to improve strength, flexibility, and balance while focusing the mind and improving clarity. Research suggests that Tai Chi has positive effects on quality of life, heart and brain functions, and reduced fall risk in older people.