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Calm, Cool and Collected: Restorative Yoga for the PH Patient

January 22, 2013

Yoga can be a safe, restorative and rewarding option for PH patients looking to stay active. Join Dr. Rana Awdish, MD for a presentation on the benefits and best practices for PH-friendly yoga.

Dr. Awdish and Patricia Fantuz, RN, BSN, also received a PHA Lantos Grant to create a modified yoga program for PH patients. Check out the free program:

For more information, you can also view Dr. Awdish's similar webinar recordings, Exercising Mindfully with PH and Breathing Your Way to Calm.

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Presenter Information

Rana Awdish, MD

Rana Lee Adawi Awdish, MD

Dr. Rana Lee Adawi Awdish is currently a Pulmonary Hypertension specialist practicing physician at Henry Ford Health System in Detroit.  Prior to coming to Henry Ford, Dr. Awdish completed her training at Beth Israel in Manhattan. She attended Wayne State University Medical School, and completed her undergraduate degree at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor. She is currently triple board-certified in Internal Medicine, Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine. She has studied the health benefits of Yoga Practice, specifically Core Strength Vinyasa Yoga, since 2002.

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