Useful links

Other breast cancer organisations and services

Dragons Abreast Australia

National Breast Cancer Foundation

Cancer Australia 

Breast Cancer Network Australia

Cancer Council Australia

Westmead Breast Cancer Institute

McGrath Foundation

 

YWCA websites

YWCA Australia

YWCA of Adelaide

YWCA of Canberra

YWCA Darwin

YWCA Hunter Region

YWCA NSW

YWCA of Perth

YWCA Queensland

YWCA Victoria


Yoga For Women After Breast Cancer DVD

An integrated yoga practice hs been shown to be beneficial to women who have had treatment for Breast Cancer. This DVD produced by Annete Louden consists of two 1 hour lessons incorporating breathing techniques, postures and relaxation and concludes with a candle meditation. Variations of postures are incldued to cater for women with alltypes of health issues including lymphoedema. 

Cost: $25

To purchase please email your request to info@ywcansw.com.au 

News

In the past 30 years approximately 10,000 women around Australia have completed the ywca encore program.

History of YWCA Encore

 

ywca encore was originally developed in the USA in the 1970s by a ballet teacher who had experienced breast cancer and saw the need to help other women with similar experiences to rebuild their physical and emotional strength. The program was set up and expanded through YWCA USA.

ywca encore came to Australia in 1983 and 2013 sees ywca encore celebrate 30 years in Australia. The ywca encore program also operates in New Zealand, Canada and Japan.

 

 

 

 

 

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