What’s your favorite part of your work? Cancer survivors come to my classes with high expectations. They come with fear, doubts and questions about both cancer and yoga. And they come with a desire to know how and why yoga will help them be healthy and stay cancer-free. They come to yoga as people wanting to feel […]
Tari Prinster, a cancer survivor, master yoga teacher, and author of Yoga for Cancer, developed the Yoga4Cancer (y4c) methodology using contemporary research on cancer and yoga. Since 2003, Tari has trained more than 1,500 yoga teachers in her methodology and worked with thousands of cancer survivors. She founded The Retreat Project, a nonprofit, whose mission is to help underserved cancer survivors through yoga by funding weekly classes and retreats. Tari’s work was featured in the documentary Yogawoman. She regularly presents at Yoga Journal, Yoga Service Council, and International Association of Yoga Therapists’ conferences. Tari is proud to be a Yoga Journal 2015 Good Karma Nominee and recipient of the Yoga Journal first Seva Award. She lives in New York City and Stowe, Vermont.