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October 2017

Crystal Bowl Meditation

October 23 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 1:00pm on day Second of the month, repeating until December 11, 2017

One event on October 23, 2017 at 1:00pm

Cancer Community Center, 778 Main Street
South Portland, ME 04106-5447 United States
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Crystal Bowl Meditation ~ During Crystal Bowl Meditation sessions, instructor Sheila St. Hilaire uses a number of bowls of different sizes, sometimes referred to as “singing bowls.” Participants either sit or lie down to be as comfortable as possible. All are silent, with eyes closed to create a meditative atmosphere. Sheila begins to slowly make gentle sounds arise from the bowls. Each sessions is different. The tones created by the bowls are energy in varying frequencies and each acts in…

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Look Good… Feel Better

October 23 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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One event on October 23, 2017 at 5:30pm

One event on November 13, 2017 at 5:30pm

Cancer Community Center, 778 Main Street
South Portland, ME 04106-5447 United States
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Look Good... Feel Better ~ Look Good Feel Better teaches beauty techniques to people with cancer to help them manage the appearance-related side effects of cancer treatment. The program includes lessons on skin and nail care, cosmetics, wigs and turbans, accessories and styling, helping people with cancer to find some normalcy in a life that is by no means normal. The program is open to all people with cancer who are undergoing chemotherapy, radiation, or other forms of treatment.  

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Guided Imagery for Healing

October 24 @ 12:15 pm - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:15pm on Tuesday, repeating until December 26, 2017

Cancer Community Center, 778 Main Street
South Portland, ME 04106-5447 United States
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Guided Imagery for Healing ~ Experience deep relaxation with this weekly guided imagery session. Led by student interns, these sessions allow participants to activate their imagination and stretch their senses all while comfortably seated. Each session begins with a progressive muscle relaxation routine followed by a soothing mental visualization exercise featuring peaceful landscapes and whimsical adventures geared towards further relaxing the body and mind.    

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Yoga Basics with Holly Hofmann

October 24 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00pm on Tuesday, repeating until October 24, 2017

Cancer Community Center, 778 Main Street
South Portland, ME 04106-5447 United States
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Yoga Basics with Holly Hofmann ~ Yoga Basics is a foundations workshop for those new or returning to yoga. It is designed to introduce the principles of a safe and holistic practice: simple alignment techniques, modifications, appropriate use of props, and a clear progression of skills. Join us for this four-week workshop, October 3, 10, 17, and 24 from 4:00 to 5:00 pm. Register below for all four classes.  

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Introduction to the Center

October 24 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:30pm on Tuesday, repeating until December 26, 2017

Cancer Community Center, 778 Main Street
South Portland, ME 04106-5447 United States
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Introduction to the Center ~ The first step to using any Cancer Community Center services is to attend an introduction to the Center. You will get a comprehensive overview of the free programs and services available and receive guidance on how the Center can best meet your needs. You can register online or by calling 207-774-2200.

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Fit to Dance ~ Tuesday Class

October 24 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
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Fit to Dance ~ Fit to Dance is a unique combination of Dance Aerobics, Fitball and Strength Training. Join instructor Patti Medina for this 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.    

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FORCE Community Meeting

October 24 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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One event on January 1, 1970 at 6:00pm

Cancer Community Center, 778 Main Street
South Portland, ME 04106-5447 United States
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FORCE Community Meeting with Certified Genetic Counselors Jessica Cary & Katherine Lafferty ~   This group is for people affected by hereditary breast, ovarian and cancer-related syndromes. FORCE exists to improve the lives of individuals and families facing hereditary breast and ovarian cancer. Scarborough FORCE genetic affiliate group is holding our get-together and we hope you can join us! Learn from other people who are navigating the hereditary cancer path. Help someone else by sharing your story.

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FORCE (Facing Our Risk of Cancer Empowered) Community Meeting

October 24 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Cancer Community Center, 778 Main Street
South Portland, ME 04106-5447 United States
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FORCE (Facing Our Risk of Cancer Empowered) Community Meeting ~ FORCE is for individuals affected by hereditary breast, ovarian, and related cancers. Learn more about FORCE by visiting their website.  

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Pilates ~ Wednesday Class

October 25 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Wednesday, repeating until December 27, 2017

Pilates: Wednesday Class ~ In this class, instructor Robyn Stickney will help you discover that Pilates is easier and more enjoyable than you have heard! A Pilates workout aims to increase flexibility, range of motion and balance, while promoting strength and muscle tone. In this Pilates class you will enjoy a series of exercises that stretch and strengthen you, while standing or lying on a comfortable mat. Through small movements, use of breath and focus Pilates will improve your posture,…

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Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR)

October 25 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Wednesday, repeating until November 8, 2017

Cancer Community Center, 778 Main Street
South Portland, ME 04106-5447 United States
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Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) ~ This eight-week Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MSBR) program will help anyone impacted by cancer cope with cancer-related stressors. MBSR is an evidence-based program and research has shown that it can help you manage pain, improve focus, and reduce fatigue, anxiety, and depression. Led by Mary Bitterauf, certified MBSR teacher, this program includes mindful meditation practices, discussion, gentle stretching, and basic yoga. Please consider your ability to commit to the following Attend weekly classes – 2.5…

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Introduction to the Center

October 25 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:30am on Wednesday, repeating until December 27, 2017

Cancer Community Center, 778 Main Street
South Portland, ME 04106-5447 United States
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Introduction to the Center ~ The first step to using any Cancer Community Center services is to attend an introduction to the Center. You will get a comprehensive overview of the free programs and services available and receive guidance on how the Center can best meet your needs. You can register online or by calling 207-774-2200.

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Relaxation Yoga

October 25 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until December 27, 2017

Relaxation Yoga ~ Allow your skin, muscles and joints to soften and release all tension with relaxation yoga, led by Michael Katz. Experience the melting of your body and mind into a peaceful and relaxed state. Delight in the miracle of your own breath. Except for one seated pose all others are done lying down. The last ten minutes of the class are accompanied by a live classical guitar music serenade.    

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