“Karate makes me feel stronger and powerful to myself and to everything I’ve been going through,” student Nakia Thomas told TODAY Tuesday.
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Bringing the Power of Martial Arts to Kids With Cancer
The nonprofit organization Kids Kicking Cancer helps children with cancer manage the stress and pain of their disease and treatments through personalized coachings instructed by black belt martial artists. These children achieve power, peace and purpose by teaching their deep breathing techniques to others to help them reduce stress.
FIGHTING CANCER WITH FITNESS Allison W. Gryphon has been committed to Portland native Sebastien Lagree’s Pilates Plus SPX Fitness program for years. In the beginning, she attended classes for what they gave her physically and emotionally. Then, at the age of 38, Allison was diagnosed with stage 3a breast cancer. The workout became her lifeline. When she […]Pilates, Sebastein Lagree
Hot flashes. Rotten stomach. Chemo brought them both on and ginger helped. Calming my stomach was easier than I’d anticipated. I settled things with my diet and ginger was a part of that, but the hot flashes and night sweats were another matter all together.Chemo, Hot Flashes, Night Sweats, The Ginger People
Breast Cancer Fighter Allison W. Gryphon, Leukemia Fighter Vinnie Tortorich and Anna Vocino talk diet, exercise, filmmaking and life during cancer treatment.Allison W. Gryphon, Anna Vocino, Diet, Exercise, Fitness Confidential, Vinnie Tortorich, What the F@#- is Cancer and Why Does Everybody Have It?
SHOP RIGHT SATURDAYS posted by Allison W. Gryphon It’s frustrating. You’re in chemo or radiation or pre-op or post-op and you really want to eat all of the right things to nourish your body. The sound of a “naked” juice is wonderful. Unfortunately, sometimes, the only wonder in a product is what the manufacturer and […]