ONLINE GENTLE YOGA, Session I & II
Mondays, May 8 – Aug. 21, 6:30-7:45pm
Practice easy stretches, postures, guided meditation and breathing exercises in one of these gentle therapeutic yoga classes.
*No Class May 29 & Jul 3
EXPLORING LIFE IN SURVIVORSHIP THROUGH COLLAGE
Thursday, May 11, 10-11am
Completion of initial treatment is a major milestone that provides opportunities for personal growth as well as new challenges. In this class we will explore issues that may arise with shifting identities as well as ways to help manage them using collage.
MEDITATION PRACTICES FOR SELF-CARE, SESSION I & II
Thursdays, May 18 – Jul 27, 4-5pm
Join us to learn simple ways to quiet the mind and learn how meditation can be beneficial to your overall health. You will learn a variety of meditation techniques that you can easily practice whenever you need it most. Come to one or all classes.
*No Class Jun 22
Thursdays, Jun 1 – Jul 6, 9-9:30am
A quick boost of laughter to start and set the tone for your day! Life becomes lighter when you laugh! Boost your mood, energy, health, and sense of
playfulness with laughter exercises, deep breathing, and gentle stretches.
IN-PERSON CREATIVE WORKSHOPS FOR FAMILIES
2nd & 4th Saturdays, Jun 10 – Aug 26, 10am-12pm
Creative Workshops for families facing cancer. Open to children 6-9 years old, parents welcome but not required. Welcome to come to some or all.
Tuesday, May 16, 5:30-6:30pm
Release tension held in the face and practice pranayama breath & meditation. These exercises may improve blood circulation to the face, fostering radiance and a vibrant glow. With your own gentle healing hands, enjoy self-care with intention.
IMPORTANCE OF HEALTHY SKIN-CARE
Tuesday, June 20, 5:30-6:30pm
Preventing infection is one important reason why maintaining good skin care as a lymphedema patient is vital. Join us to learn more.
Tuesday, Jul 11, 10-11am
Restorative yoga is a restful practice that is all about slowing down and opening your body through passive stretching.
SAFER SUMMER & TRAVEL TIPS WITH LYMPHEDEMA
Tuesday, Jul 18, 5:30-6:30pm
Learn important tips to manage your lymphedema before summer travel.
CANCER & NUTRITION: ANTI-INFLAMMATORY DIET
Thursday, Jul 20, 11am-12pm
Chronic inflammation is the root cause for many diseases, including cancer, Alzheimer's, heart disease, and diabetes. In this presentation you will learn how to use food to decrease the body's inflammatory response and reduce your risk for chronic diseases.
MINDFULNESS MEDITATION WITH THE R.A.I.N TECHNIQUE
Thursday, Jul 27, 11am-12pm
Everyone experiences challenging emotional states. We don't always know how to manage these big feelings. R.A.I.N is a is a practice of maintaining awareness of your thoughts and feelings, without judgement. We will practice this simple and profound tool together.
THE VAGUS NERVE AND GASTRO-INTESTINAL ISSUES CONNECTION
Thursday, Aug 10, 10-11am
Come learn about the connection between the Vagus Nerve and Gastro-Intestinal Issues.
CANCER & CREATIVE EXPRESSION: ABSTRACT PAINTING WITH ACRYLICS
Tuesday, Aug 15, 11am-12:30pm
Experiment with acrylics by sketching & creating a free flow abstract painting. No previous painting experience necessary. All ability levels are welcome.
NATURAL APPROACHES TO LYMPHEDEMA
Tuesday, Aug 15, 5:30-6:30pm
Dr. Lucas will discuss naturopathic interventions including nutrition and lifestyle to support your lymph system.
AROMATHERAPY FOR INCREASING ENERGY
Thursday, Aug 17, 11am-12pm
Learn how you can incorporate essential oils into your daily routine to help override fatigue, mental exhaustion & stress that can accompany cancer treatment and survivorship. Discover how to use uplifting aromas like citruses, the stability of wood odors, and energizing mints to improve alertness, concentration, and mood, and help you cruise through your day.
Thursday, Aug 24, 11am-12pm
Join in an educational discussion about nutritional choices during and after treatment.
ONLINE Living with Cancer Support Group-Day
2nd Wednesday, May 11, Jun 8, Jul 13, Aug 10, 10am-12pm
Whether you are just diagnosed, in treatment or post-treatment, join us to get support and learn from educational presentations and discussion. The group is open to those with any type of cancer diagnosis.
ONLINE SWELL Lymphedema Support Group
3rd Tuesday, May 16, Jun 20, Jul 18, Aug 15 5:30-7pm
Talking with others and getting needed support is key to living with lymphedema. Join us for sharing and educational presentations focused on living with this challenging condition. Meetings provide a safe and non-judgmental environment to give and receive support.
Please click here to visit the Cancer Lifeline website for more classes, programs, and services.