Anne Pitman

Anne Pitman (M.Sc., E-RYT-500, C-IAYT, Pain Care Yoga certified) has her masters in Kinesiology and is the Director of the Ottawa School of Embodied Yoga Therapy with over 30 years of experience in training yoga teachers, teaching embodied yoga, and pioneering yoga therapy in Canada. She is a practicing certified Yoga Therapist at the Ottawa Integrative Cancer Centre and has extensive experience accompanying people facing cancer with compassionate listening and safe, accessible yoga practice.  She has recently co-written a book, Yoga Therapy Across the Cancer Care Continuum.


Events with Anne Pitman

Informed by Cancer: Yoga Therapy for Integration of Lived Experience
September 7 - 11, 2022

Cancer changes us. It is, in itself, a full-time job: the immediate flurry of tests, difficult decisions and unexpected side effects of treatment. Little room or time can be given to curiosity, wondering, or slow reflection. The end of treatment, once longed for, is often surprisingly lonely. Where did everyone (family, friends, doctors, nurses, therapists, well-wishers) go? What is this “more time,” given by both treatment and heroic endurance, for? How do I integrate the cancer experience and restore my well-being?  Join with community in this pause for remembering and recovery as we explore breath, movement, yoga, storytelling, and planting ourselves…