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Instructor: Michael Katz Yoga Fundamentals will strengthen your core, bring your shoulders and hips into alignment, and soften into self-compassion with the benefits of Yin. The final relaxation pose is accompanied by a live classical guitar serenade.
Instructor: Hannah Friedman Join three-time cancer survivor Hannah Friedman for a fatigue-busting, functional fitness workout for all levels. This class combines light aerobic exercise, strength training, balance and relaxation. Come rejuvenate your mind and body!
Instructor: Margaret B. Clement, JD, CH Much like meditation, hypnosis is basically a state of focused concentration. It is a completely safe and gentle process that helps you become more aware and in tune with your body and mind. Meditative hypnosis has been shown to be a very valuable complement in the treatment of cancer. Techniques used include progressive relaxation, guided imagery and instruction in self-hypnosis; all helping you learn how to relax your mind and body in order to…
Practitioner: Bruce Hopkins, LMT, S4OM Oncology massage reduces stress. Soothing, gentle massage session adapted to your needs and medical situation. Call Bruce directly at 831-8067 to make an appointment. Preference given to patients in treatment.
Practitioner: Ellen Klain Reflexology uses pressure points on the feet that correspond to organs, systems and structures in the body to encourage the body to function more efficiently. Call the Center at 774-2200 for a 45-minute session. Preference is given to new participants.
Instructor: Judith Hanneman ~ Writing Your Life is a guided experience in journal writing for support and encouragement. Level one includes: how to get started writing, inspiration to call upon the writer within who has valuable experience and ideas to put on paper, help in crafting writing in a comfortable and confidential place.
Instructor: Judith Hanneman Level two of Writing Your Life is for writers who have taken previous workshops and want to share their writing in a safe and friendly setting. At this level we will be applying techniques to sharpen writing skills. Writers from Level One are welcome to join at any time.
Instructor: Patty Medina ~ Fit to Dance is a unique combination of Dance Aerobics, Fitball and Strength Training. It’s a powerful way to burn calories, achieve good posture, and stay injury free. Athletes use the Fitball and weights to strengthen the core, achieve power and total body agility. The fun dance routines stimulate the production of neurochemicals that promote brain cell repair, improves memory and boosts energy levels, keeping you healthy and happy.
Presentor: Beth Cassel-Tableman In part two of this Ask the Expert presentation, Beth will assist participants with understanding their medical bills and insurance explanation of benefits. Bring your questions and medical billing paperwork and see how Beth can help you learn what the numbers mean and how you can advocate for yourself with insurance companies and medical billing offices.
Instructor: Robin Stickney~ Pilates emphasizes the core principles of breath, alignment, form and “moving from your center.” Carol is a Certified Post-Rehabilitative Breast Cancer Exercise Specialist.
Instructor: Nina Walsh ~ Laughter Yoga is a combination of voluntary laughter that often turns into real laughter, yogic breathing and relaxation techniques. Increase your blood circulation, cleanse your organs and get a cardio workout all at once!
Instructor: Nina Walsh ~ Kripalu yoga allows you to move at your own pace, honoring your body’s needs in each moment. Kripalu Yoga develops the body, mind and spirit in a compassionate and non-judgmental way. Learn to connect with your breath, focus on inner sensations and move in response to your body’s wisdom. You leave the class feeling uplifted and centered.
Instructor: John McLaughlin ~ Guided Meditation through the Chakras will emphasize the opening of the mind and body to your essential energies of love and healing. Working directly with the seven principal chakras and with the breath to enhance awareness and presence in the moment, this session will explore the space within that is free from the endless chatter of the mind.
Instructor: Robin Stickney Start your Mondays out right in this stations class. Move from station to station doing a variety of exercises designed to strengthen and tone. These stations include (but are not limited to): Therabands, stability balls, mini-trampolines, mat exercises, hand & ankle weights. This class is designed for ALL levels of fitness.
Instructor: Carol St. Hilaire Pilates emphasizes the core principles of breath, alignment, form and “moving from your center.” Carol is a Certified Post-Rehabilitative Breast Cancer Exercise Specialist.
Instructor: Barbara Graham This aerobic workout is done while sitting in a chair listening to upbeat, popular music! You will get a fun, often sing-along, energetic work out. Perfect for anyone who loves to dance and wants to improve their balance issues while sitting.
Practitioner: Doug Reighley, LMT, CPP Polarity therapy is based on the human energy field and underlying belief that the undisturbed flow and balance of the electromagnetic energy in and around the body is the basis for health and well-being. Please call the Center at 774-2200 to schedule a polarity therapy session. Preference is given to patients in treatment.
Instructor: Bev Sowerby Join us for this stamping class and make your greeting cards more personal. We will try to make 5 cards each. Class size is limited.
Instructor: Patty Medina Fit to Dance is a unique combination of Dance Aerobics, Fitball and Strength Training that is a powerful way to burn calories, achieve good posture, and stay injury free. Athletes use the Fitball and weights to strengthen the core, achieve power and total body agility. The fun dance routines stimulate the production of neurochemicals that promote brain cell repair, improves memory and boosts energy levels, keeping you healthy and happy.