Yoga for cancer patients usually consists of gentle, restorative poses, mild forms of pranayama, and relaxation techniques, which narrows the style selection to restorative, therapeutic, gentle, Viniyoga, Iyengar or Yoga Therapy. The teacher must be competent, compassionate, and understanding. If you are a prospective student, you do not need a pushy instructor. If you are an instructor, you should have the qualifications, experience, and understanding for the task.
Ashtanga classes are so physically challenging, this type of Yoga is a great support for students who want to drop a few extra pounds or even a substantial amount of weight.