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How to Boost Your Immune System Through Movement
The lymph organs play many roles in the body including fluid balance and immunity. Join this webinar to learn more about how mindfulness and gentle movement can boost your immune system by increasing lymphatic flow. Dr. Martha Eddy originally developed these movements to activate positive immune responses for Moving For Life (MFL), an exercise program originally designed for cancer recovery and now used by both older adults and people of any age concerned about cancer and health.

You will learn:

- Simple movements that will improve your immune response
- Why lymphatic flow is so important for overall health
- How the immune system is influenced by exercise
- Movement that reduces swelling and lymphedema, a common side effect of cancer treatment

Feb 9, 2021 11:00 AM in Pacific Time (US and Canada)

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Speakers

Dr. Martha Eddy
@Moving for Life
Martha Eddy, RSMT, CMA, DEP, MFLCI, EdD in movement science, is an author, researcher, performer and Ferraro Fellow for Social Justice and Dance at Marymount Manhattan College where she advises the Body, Science and Motion that prepares students for graduate studies in medicine and the allied medical fields, dance therapy, psychology and somatic movement therapy and education. Her book Mindful Movement: the Evolution of the Somatic Arts and Conscious Action addresses the new field of somatic movement education and therapy – which physically engages in the body-mind-emotional connection through conscious movement. Dr. Eddy has received the Komen Race for the Cure Founders Award for designing Moving For Life programming and establishing it as a non-profit organization. MFL has a two-decade history of offering free wellness programs to the cancer prevention and recovery community which is now also supported by the Department for the Aging in New York City.