The specialised program of Iyengar Yoga formulated for the survivors of breast cancer and for those ailing have shown positive signs with regards to recovery .
The participants who were used in the research were asked to fill out a questionnaire about their physical and mental health at the start and the end of a 10 week Iyengar Yoga session.
According to the findings as published in the journal of Cancer Nursing, Amy Speed-Andrews of University of Alberta analysed the data collected after the research and found that
94% saw a considerable improvement in the quality of their life,
88% felt good physically,
87% revealed that they were more happier
80% reported that they were less tired.
The reports also showed a decline in stress, anxiety and depression.
The change is definitely significant as patients undergoing breast cancer often subjected to pain, immobalisation, fatigue and depression.
Iyengar Yoga of B.K. Iyengar, indeed a boon to the society.