Yoga for Cancer with Maryellen Winter.

No yoga experience needed. If you breathe, you are doing yoga!

A free class specifically designed for patients undergoing treatment for cancer

Yoga for Cancer is a specialized yoga methodology that is tailored to address the specific physical and emotional needs left by cancer & its treatments. This unique approach is not just gentle or restorative yoga but focuses on the stimulation of the immune system through movement. This will improve flexibility & strength and assist in reducing anxiety and boost overall well-being.  

This class will help relieve the pain and discomfort associated with cancer and alleviate some of the side effects of chemotherapy and radiation.  

All classes are virtual via zoom on Wednesdays at 4pm.  If you miss a class, don’t worry, visit Mondays at Home  for on-demand classes. Want to reserve a spot? Call 888-9MONDAY or send an email to Maryellen Winter at


Want to try a yoga class before joining Maryellen on a Wednesday? Check out this on-demand yoga class and relax into healing.


Meet Maryellen Winter 

Maryellen Winter, Director of Yoga, is certified in oncology-based yoga (Y4C). She is also certified in yoga and meditation for breast cancer, yoga for trauma and grief and prenatal yoga. She has over 10 years of experience working with patients diagnosed with cancer who are going through treatment and those who are in recovery.

Through her training, she has learned the nature of cancer and its various forms of treatment. The yoga for cancer methodology is tailored to address the patients specific physical and emotional needs throughout their diagnosis, treatment and recovery.

Maryellen’s technique and approach help to relax the nervous system, support cardiovascular health and increase bone density that is lost through treatment. This practice will also provide radical relief from the pain of the disease and fatigue caused by radiation and chemotherapy and will make the patient feel empowered throughout their healing journey.  Maryellen has been part of the program leadership team at Mondays at Racine since its inception in 2014.