Research Article

Yoga for Persistent Fatigue in Breast Cancer Survivors: Results of a Pilot Study

Table 2

Key yoga postures for breast cancer survivors with fatigue. The following poses appear out of sequence and are not in the order in which they were taught.

Sanskrit nameDescription

Supta BaddhakonasanaReclining bound angle posture
Supta SvatstikasanaReclining cross legged posture
Setubandha Sarvangasana on bolstersBridge pose on cross bolsters
Setubandha Sarvangasana on benchBridge pose on bench with Viparita Karani box
PurvottanasanaExtension of the front body supported on two chairs
Viparita Dandasana on two chairsBackbend over two chairs with thoracic support
Salamba Sarvangasana on a chairShoulder stand on a chair
Salamba Sirsasana on ropesHanging rope headstand
Supta Konasana with two chairsVariation of Halasana, plow pose, with legs spread apart and feet supported on two chairs
Viparita KaraniInverted lake pose
Bharadvajasana on chairSeated chair twist
Adhomukha Svanasana on ropes with chairDownward facing dog posture on ropes with chair
Urdhva Mukha Svanasana with chairUpward facing dog posture with chair support
Tadasana Urdhva HastasanaMountain posture with arms stretched up
Tadasana Urdhva Baddha HastasanaMountain posture with bound hands
SavasanaCorpse posture with bolster support under chest