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Total Classes found: 151
    February 2015      

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10:30am

Fitness for Wellne (44084 RP)

Fitness for Wellness 2015 (44084 RP)

This class can help to increase endurance, range of motion, flexibility, balance, energy level, muscle strength and reduce stress. Registration is required. Dress comfortably. Attendance for all classes is encouraged.

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2:00pm

Chair-Based Exerci (FC)

Level II Exercise: Chair-Based, Mon 2015 (FC)

*No class February 16. LEVEL I EXERCISE IS A PREREQUISITE. This series can help to increase heart rate, range of motion, flexibility and tone and strengthen muscles. Attend EITHER or BOTH Monday and Wednesdays sessions, but REGISTER SEPARATELY. Instructor, ACSM certified Cancer Exercise Trainer Susan Gilmore. Questions?Contact Susan at susan.gilmore@inova.org. If attending for the first time in 2015, please click this link to complete the necessary registration and waiver forms.

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3:00pm

Keeping Fit, Jan-F (FC)

Level III Exercise: Keeping Fit, Jan-Feb 2015 (FC)

(Jan 26-Feb 23-no class 1/19 &2/16) PREQUISITE: LEVELS I & II EXERCISE. This series offers a combination of standing and floor exercises. Level II participants may move to this class, but will need to register. If attending for the first time in 2015, please click this link to complete the necessary registration and waiver forms. Instructor, ACSM certified Cancer Exercise Trainer Susan Gilmore. Questions?Contact Susan at susan.gilmore@inova.org.

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7:00pm

Evening Therapeuti (44084 RP)

Evening Therapeutic Yoga with Vicki (44084 RP)

This class blends gentle movement, breathing and deep relaxation to release stress, calm the nervous system, strengthen your body, increase stamina and flexibility while helping you detoxify. Restore your body and emotional balance and connect with your inner healing forces. Bring a blanket for comfort. Registration is required.

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11:00am

Restorative Therap (44084 RP)

Restorative Therapeutic Yoga with Ladan, Loudoun 2015 (44084 RP)

This class uses bolsters, blocks, and blankets to support the body so you can easily melt into a pose. Gentle stretches, breath work and guided meditation deepen your practice. If attending for the first time in 2015, please click this link to complete the necessary waiver.

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1:00pm

Level I Exercise: (FC)

Level I Exercise: Launching into Fitness (Jan 2015) (FC)

Note: no class on Jan 20. This class is a requirement for those who are new to LWC's exercise program. It will help to assess your fitness level and improve strength, flexibility and stamina. Attendance in at least two classes is required before progressing to Level II Exercise. Registration and waiver forms (available online) are required. NO new registrants after January 13. Instructor, ACSM certified Cancer Exercise Trainer Susan Gilmore. Questions?Contact Susan at susan.gilmore@inova.org.

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5:30pm

Yoga for Breast Ca (FC)

Yoga for Breast Cancer Survivors (Jan-Feb 2015) (FC)

In this six-week series, Registered Yoga Teacher and cancer survivor, Catherine Syron, will teach yoga poses for Breast Cancer patients/survivors. Wear comfortable, loose clothing. Registration is required by Friday, Jan 2. Bring completed waiver (available online) to first class. Physician approval is required if you have had surgery within six weeks.

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7:00pm

Zumba - Bilingual

Zumba - Bilingual

Zumba es una fusi贸n de ritmos latinos y pasos f谩ciles de seguir. Nuestro objetivo es simple: Queremos que hagas ejercicio, y que lo disfrutes. Incorpora rutinas de ritmos r谩pidos y lentos con ejercicios de resistencia, con esta combinaci贸n que tonifica el cuerpo, y sistema cardiovascular. Agregando un poco de sabor Latino y entusiasmo en esta mezcla ayudan a levantar el 谩nimo, y bienestar en general. Para m谩s informaci贸n, llamar a David McGinness al 703-698-2529.

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7:00pm

Zumba! (FC)

Zumba! (FC)

Please register under "Zumba-Bilingual". Zumba combines slow and fast rhythms with resistance training, while toning the body and cardiovascular system. Adding some Latin flavor and enthusiasm to the mix, it can help to lift your mood and improve your general sense of well being.

If attending for the first time in 2015, please click this link to complete the necessary waiver.

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7:00pm

Knitting and Croch (FC)

Knitting and Crocheting Circle 2015 (FC)

Past, new, experienced and inexperienced participants are welcome to join us monthly on the first Tuesday and/or third Friday. Work on your own project or one to donate. All supplies will be provided. Facilitator: Carolyn Sam, M.Ed. Please register.

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7:15pm

Good Grief (FC)

Good Grief, Jan-Mar 2015 (FC)

Good Grief offers the opportunity to join with others who have experienced the loss of a loved one with cancer within the past two years to discuss and explore the grieving process, accepting and expressing emotions, dealing with children, family and friends, role and lifestyle changes and coping with special dates. Registration is required. For information or to arrange individual bereavement counseling please contact David McGinness, MSW, LCSW, 703.698.2529 david.mcginness@inova.org.

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12:00pm

Breast Surgery Pre (3580-001)

Breast Cancer Surgery Preparation 2015 (3580-001)

Nurse Navigator Gale Towery, RN, BSN, OCN庐, CABCN, will explain what you need to know before, during and after breast cancer surgery: node biopsy, managing drains and discomfort, bathing, moving comfortatbly, prostheses, undergarments, and more. Bring a friend or relative. To register call 703-391-4673.

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2:00pm

Chair-Based Exerci (FC)

Level II Exercise: Chair-Based, Wed, 2015 (FC)

LEVEL I EXERCISE IS A PREREQUISITE. This series can help to increase heart rate, range of motion, flexibility and tone and strengthen muscles. Attend EITHER or BOTH Monday and Wednesdays sessions, but REGISTER SEPARATELY. Instructor: Susan Gilmore, ACSM Certified Cancer Exercise Trainer. If attending for the first time in 2015, please click this link to complete the necessary registration and waiver forms.

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Part of a series--automatically signs you up for all dates in series.

3:00pm

Fitness Fusion, Ja (FC)

Level IV Exercise: Fitness Fusion 2015 (FC)

(January 14-February25) PREQUISITE: LEVELS I, II, III. This series offers a sampling of more intensive exercise modalities including dance aerobics, interval, resistance and core training. Level III participants may progess to Level IV but must register. Instructor: Susan Gilmore, ACSM Certified Cancer Exercise Trainer. If attending for the first time in 2015, please click this link to complete the necessary registration and waiver forms.

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Part of a series--automatically signs you up for all dates in series.

3:00pm

Meditation and Gui (FC)

Meditation and Guided Imagery with Micheline (Feb 2015) (FC)

Join us for a relaxing exploration of the power and benefits of meditation, a practice that can reduce stress and offer healing. Facilitator: Micheline Toussaint, LCSW, RYT. Come to any or all sessions, but please register by preceding day.

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5:15pm

Curious about Canc (FC)

Curious about Cancer, FC, Jan-March 2015 (FC)

Children ages 5-12 will learn about cancer through age appropriate discussion, activities and art therapy, and find ways to manage the emotions and changes that come when someone in the family has cancer. For more information contact Jenny Eckert, LCSW, Children鈥檚 Program Coordinator at 703-698-2536 or jennifer.eckert@inova.org.

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5:15pm

Curious about Canc (FC)

Curious about Cancer, FC, Jan-March 2015 (FC)

Children ages 5-12 will learn about cancer through age appropriate discussion, activities and art therapy, and find ways to manage the emotions and changes that come when someone in the family has cancer. For more information contact Jenny Eckert, LCSW, Children鈥檚 Program Coordinator at 703-698-2536 or jennifer.eckert@inova.org.

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5:30pm

Breast Cancer Supp (IFMC)

Breast Cancer Support Group-Falls Church (IFMC)

Learn, discuss and gain support from others who understand the concerns and challenges you face. Meets on first and third Wednesdays of the month. Co-facilitators: Corinne Cook, LCSW, OSW-C and Marsha Komandt, RN, BSN, OCN.

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7:00pm

Stronger Body Afte (3580-D)

Stronger Body After Cancer, Feb 2015 (3580-D)

This exercise series can help survivors gain confidence in building back a stronger body. Use of bands, medicine balls and other low impact and body weight exercises will be used. Appropriate for all athletic capabilities. Attend each class for greatest benefit. Instructor: Schatem Boyd. Please register.

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Part of a series--automatically signs you up for all dates in series.

 
11:00am

Therapeutic Gentle (44084 RP)

Therapeutic Gentle Yoga with Ladan, Loudoun (44084 RP)

This class blends gentle movement, breathing and deep relaxation to release stress, calm the nervous system, strengthen the body, increase stamina and flexibility while helping to detoxify. Restore physical and emotional balance and connect with your inner healing forces. Attend each class for greatest benefit. Registration is required.

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1:00pm

Gentle Yoga with J (FC)

Gentle Yoga with Jenn Fay (Jan-Feb 2015) (FC)

Bring your own blanket and learn movements to stretch, strengthen and relax muscles. Space is limit. If class is full, preference will be given to new participants. Instructor: Certified Gentle Yoga instructor Jenn Fay, MA, RYT. Attend each class for greatest benefit. Please register.

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2:00pm

Meditation with Je (FC)

Meditation with Jenn Fay 2015 (FC)

Join in a relaxing exploration of the power and benefits of meditation, facilitated by Jenn Fay, MA, RYT. Each weekly session begins with breathwork and a relaxation technique that leads into a guided meditation. Come to one or come to all, but please register by preceding day.

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6:30pm

Melanoma Group (Fe (FC)

Melanoma Group (Feb 2015) (FC)

This group meets quarterly and is sponsored by the Ashley Fister Cole Foundation with light refreshments provided. Topic: "Introduction to Mindfulness Focused Stress REduction" by co-facilitator David McGinness, LCSW. Please registrer online by Monday, Feb 2.

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00:00pm

Coalesce (FC)

Coalesce: An Advanced Breast Cancer Group (FC)

This group is for women of all ages, with advanced breast cancer. Meet weekly in a closed support group to share life鈥檚 joys and sorrows. Facilitator: Shara Sosa, LCSW. Prior screening is required; please call 703.698.2522.

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10:30am

Fitness for Wellne (44084 RP)

Fitness for Wellness 2015 (44084 RP)

This class can help to increase endurance, range of motion, flexibility, balance, energy level, muscle strength and reduce stress. Registration is required. Dress comfortably. Attendance for all classes is encouraged.

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1:30pm

Mindfulness and Co (3580-D)

Mindfulness and Core Strengthening (Feb 2015) (3580-D)

This class incorporates elements of Yoga, Tai Chi and Pilates. Potential benefits include improved strength, coordination, flexibility, better balance, reduced pain and stiffness, enhanced sleep and calmness. Registration is required. Attendance for all classes is encouraged. Dress comfortably and bring a water bottle. Instructor: Jackie Le.

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10:30am

Fitness for Wellne (44084 RP)

Fitness for Wellness 2015 (44084 RP)

This class can help to increase endurance, range of motion, flexibility, balance, energy level, muscle strength and reduce stress. Registration is required. Dress comfortably. Attendance for all classes is encouraged.

CLASS Details...>>

Part of a series--automatically signs you up for all dates in series.

2:00pm

Chair-Based Exerci (FC)

Level II Exercise: Chair-Based, Mon 2015 (FC)

*No class February 16. LEVEL I EXERCISE IS A PREREQUISITE. This series can help to increase heart rate, range of motion, flexibility and tone and strengthen muscles. Attend EITHER or BOTH Monday and Wednesdays sessions, but REGISTER SEPARATELY. Instructor, ACSM certified Cancer Exercise Trainer Susan Gilmore. Questions?Contact Susan at susan.gilmore@inova.org. If attending for the first time in 2015, please click this link to complete the necessary registration and waiver forms.

CLASS Details...>>

Part of a series--automatically signs you up for all dates in series.

3:00pm

Keeping Fit, Jan-F (FC)

Level III Exercise: Keeping Fit, Jan-Feb 2015 (FC)

(Jan 26-Feb 23-no class 1/19 &2/16) PREQUISITE: LEVELS I & II EXERCISE. This series offers a combination of standing and floor exercises. Level II participants may move to this class, but will need to register. If attending for the first time in 2015, please click this link to complete the necessary registration and waiver forms. Instructor, ACSM certified Cancer Exercise Trainer Susan Gilmore. Questions?Contact Susan at susan.gilmore@inova.org.

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Part of a series--automatically signs you up for all dates in series.

4:30pm

Reiki for Relaxati (FC)

Reiki for Relaxation - Fairfax (FC)

Call 703-698-2526 to schedule your appointment and bring your own blanket! A certified Reiki practitioner will help you experience the benefits of this ancient practice involving the positioning of hands along the body to direct energy, release tension and discomfort, and enhance well-being. Dress comfortably. If you need to cancel your appointment, please call ASAP, 703-698-2526.

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5:30pm

Reiki for Relaxati (FC)

Reiki for Relaxation - Fairfax (FC)

Call 703-698-2526 to schedule your appointment and bring your own blanket! A certified Reiki practitioner will help you experience the benefits of this ancient practice involving the positioning of hands along the body to direct energy, release tension and discomfort, and enhance well-being. Dress comfortably. If you need to cancel your appointment, please call ASAP, 703-698-2526.

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6:30pm

Caregiver Connecti (ILH-R )

Caregiver Connection-Loudoun (ILH-R )

Meet for ongoing support in dealing with the challenges of caregiving. Topic of discussion "How Do I Do It All?" Facilitators: Saundra Weller LCSW, OSW-C and Gillian Phillips MSW. Please Register

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7:00pm

Caregiver Connecti (FC)

Caregiver Connection-Fairfax (FC)

Meet for ongoing support in dealing with the challenges of caring for a loved one with cancer. Learn coping strategies and information related to cancer and its treatments. Please register by preceding Friday. FC Facilitator: Drucilla Brethwaite, LCSW, OSW-C.

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7:00pm

Reiki for Relaxati (FC)

Reiki for Relaxation - Fairfax (FC)

Call 703-698-2526 to schedule your appointment and bring your own blanket! A certified Reiki practitioner will help you experience the benefits of this ancient practice involving the positioning of hands along the body to direct energy, release tension and discomfort, and enhance well-being. Dress comfortably. If you need to cancel your appointment, please call ASAP, 703-698-2526.

CLASS Details...>>


7:00pm

Evening Therapeuti (44084 RP)

Evening Therapeutic Yoga with Vicki (44084 RP)

This class blends gentle movement, breathing and deep relaxation to release stress, calm the nervous system, strengthen your body, increase stamina and flexibility while helping you detoxify. Restore your body and emotional balance and connect with your inner healing forces. Bring a blanket for comfort. Registration is required.

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10:30am

Spirituality Quest

Spirituality Quest (Feb 2015)

Join us on the second Tuesdays of the month to explore our spiritual paths. Topic for discussion and sharing: "Finding Love in Our Lives". Facilitator: Marsha Komandt, RN, OCN.

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11:00am

Restorative Therap (44084 RP)

Restorative Therapeutic Yoga with Ladan, Loudoun 2015 (44084 RP)

This class uses bolsters, blocks, and blankets to support the body so you can easily melt into a pose. Gentle stretches, breath work and guided meditation deepen your practice. If attending for the first time in 2015, please click this link to complete the necessary waiver.

CLASS Details...>>

Part of a series--automatically signs you up for all dates in series.

1:00pm

Mind-Body Tech (FC)

Elements of Mind-Body: Exploring Techniques to Reduce Distress, Ease Pain and Promote Wellness (FC)

During this four-week series you will learn about the stress response, breathwork, mindful eating and biofeedback, guided imagery, body scans, progressive muscle relaxation and more. Attend one or attend all but please register. Facilitators: Drucilla Brethwaite, LCSW,OSW-C and Micheline Toussaint, LCSW, RYT. For more information contact, Drucilla Brethwaite, MSW, LCSW, OSW-C, 703.698.2538 or drucilla.brethwaite@inova.org.

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5:30pm

Yoga for Breast Ca (FC)

Yoga for Breast Cancer Survivors (Jan-Feb 2015) (FC)

In this six-week series, Registered Yoga Teacher and cancer survivor, Catherine Syron, will teach yoga poses for Breast Cancer patients/survivors. Wear comfortable, loose clothing. Registration is required by Friday, Jan 2. Bring completed waiver (available online) to first class. Physician approval is required if you have had surgery within six weeks.

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6:00pm

Brain Tumor Group (FC)

Brain Tumor Group -2015 (FC)

This monthly meeting invitesadult patients and family members to share and learn ways to meet the challenges of living with primary malignant or benign brain tumors. Facilitators: Vera Hirshman, RN, and Micheline Toussaint, LCSW.

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6:00pm

Prostate Cancer Su (LCSC)

Prostate Cancer Support Group-Loudoun, Feb 2015 (LCSC)

This month's meeting will feature a short presentation by Dr. Kanani, Radiation Oncologist from Inova, on the pros & cons of "Cyber Knife" for treatment of Prostate Cancer. There will also be time for sharing and caring to close out the meeting.

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6:30pm

Young Women with B (IAH-CCW)

Young Women with Breast Cancer-IAH-CCW (IAH-CCW)

Women in their 20s, 30s and 40s with non-metastatic breast cancer are invited to meet with others in a supportive environment to gather information and learn how to best navigate survivorship. Facilitators: Shara Sosa, LCSW and Laura Harty, LCSW. If attending for the first time, please call 703.504.7921.

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7:00pm

Zumba - Bilingual

Zumba - Bilingual

Zumba es una fusi贸n de ritmos latinos y pasos f谩ciles de seguir. Nuestro objetivo es simple: Queremos que hagas ejercicio, y que lo disfrutes. Incorpora rutinas de ritmos r谩pidos y lentos con ejercicios de resistencia, con esta combinaci贸n que tonifica el cuerpo, y sistema cardiovascular. Agregando un poco de sabor Latino y entusiasmo en esta mezcla ayudan a levantar el 谩nimo, y bienestar en general. Para m谩s informaci贸n, llamar a David McGinness al 703-698-2529.

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7:00pm

Zumba! (FC)

Zumba! (FC)

Please register under "Zumba-Bilingual". Zumba combines slow and fast rhythms with resistance training, while toning the body and cardiovascular system. Adding some Latin flavor and enthusiasm to the mix, it can help to lift your mood and improve your general sense of well being.

If attending for the first time in 2015, please click this link to complete the necessary waiver.

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7:15pm

Good Grief (FC)

Good Grief, Jan-Mar 2015 (FC)

Good Grief offers the opportunity to join with others who have experienced the loss of a loved one with cancer within the past two years to discuss and explore the grieving process, accepting and expressing emotions, dealing with children, family and friends, role and lifestyle changes and coping with special dates. Registration is required. For information or to arrange individual bereavement counseling please contact David McGinness, MSW, LCSW, 703.698.2529 david.mcginness@inova.org.

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7:30pm

Prostate Cancer Su (FC)

Prostate Cancer Support Group, Feb 2015 (FC)

This meeting will feature a presentation by Jim Waldenfels of our support group's Planning Committee, on the various presentations made at the September 2014 Prostate Cancer National Conference in Los Angeles. Jim will show DVDs of some of the presentations and discuss nationally known physician speakers who were there. Support group member Paul Joseph Taylor, who also attended the conference, may also be able to present some of his personal observations.

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1:00pm

Fighting Cancer wi (IAH-CCC)

Fighting Cancer with a Fork-IAH 2014 (IAH-CCC)

Deb Rowland, RD, CSO, dietitian and certified specialist in oncology nutrition will provide an overview of nutritional recommendations for cancer patients and survivors. Register by calling 703.504.7923.

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2:00pm

Chair-Based Exerci (FC)

Level II Exercise: Chair-Based, Wed, 2015 (FC)

LEVEL I EXERCISE IS A PREREQUISITE. This series can help to increase heart rate, range of motion, flexibility and tone and strengthen muscles. Attend EITHER or BOTH Monday and Wednesdays sessions, but REGISTER SEPARATELY. Instructor: Susan Gilmore, ACSM Certified Cancer Exercise Trainer. If attending for the first time in 2015, please click this link to complete the necessary registration and waiver forms.

CLASS Details...>>

Part of a series--automatically signs you up for all dates in series.

3:00pm

Fitness Fusion, Ja (FC)

Level IV Exercise: Fitness Fusion 2015 (FC)

(January 14-February25) PREQUISITE: LEVELS I, II, III. This series offers a sampling of more intensive exercise modalities including dance aerobics, interval, resistance and core training. Level III participants may progess to Level IV but must register. Instructor: Susan Gilmore, ACSM Certified Cancer Exercise Trainer. If attending for the first time in 2015, please click this link to complete the necessary registration and waiver forms.

CLASS Details...>>

Part of a series--automatically signs you up for all dates in series.

3:00pm

Meditation and Gui (FC)

Meditation and Guided Imagery with Micheline (Feb 2015) (FC)

Join us for a relaxing exploration of the power and benefits of meditation, a practice that can reduce stress and offer healing. Facilitator: Micheline Toussaint, LCSW, RYT. Come to any or all sessions, but please register by preceding day.

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5:15pm

Curious about Canc (FC)

Curious about Cancer, FC, Jan-March 2015 (FC)

Children ages 5-12 will learn about cancer through age appropriate discussion, activities and art therapy, and find ways to manage the emotions and changes that come when someone in the family has cancer. For more information contact Jenny Eckert, LCSW, Children鈥檚 Program Coordinator at 703-698-2536 or jennifer.eckert@inova.org.

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5:30pm

Head and Neck Canc (IFMC)

Head and Neck Cancers Group (IFMC)

Current and former head and neck cancer patients and their significant others are invited to learn from and connect with one another. Facilitator: Corinne Cook, LCSW, and a Radiation Oncology team member. For more information contact, corinne.cook@inova.org.

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5:30pm

Breast Cancer Supp (3580-001)

Breast Cancer Support Group, Fair Oaks (3580-001)

This support and education group, for women diagnosed with an early stage breast cancer within the past three years, will provide a supportive environment to meet with others, gather information and learn how to best navigate survivorship. Facilitated by oncology nurse navigator, Gale Towery, RN, BSN, OCN and social worker Shereena Rodney. Please register AND if it is your first time attending, please call Gale Towery at 703-391-4673.

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6:00pm

Breast Cancer Grou (IMVH-CC)

Breast Cancer Support and Education, IMVH, 2015 (IMVH-CC)

Current and former breast cancer patients and survivors are invited to meet with Dr. David Weintritt, Nurse Navigator Michele Reddick, RN, BSN, and Social Worker Laura Harty, MSW to learn, share and discuss ways of meeting the challenges of breast cancer. Please register.

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6:30pm

Lung Cancer Group (FC)

Lung Cancer Group Meeting 2015 (FC)

Join other patients, survivors, family members and friends to discuss the challenges of living with lung cancer and its treatments. Facilitators: Carrie Friedman, RN, BS, OCN and David McGinness, LCSW.

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7:00pm

Dancing to Wellnes (FC)

Dancing to Wellness (FC)

Music and dance are therapeutic, provide great exercise and fun for singles and couples. Group members vote for the evening theme for dances ranging from waltz to blues, swing to salsa, Argentine tango to merengue. Dance technique customized person by person or couple. Marc Shepanek, dance teacher, performer and cancer survivor, makes it easy and fun. Please register by preceding Monday.

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7:00pm

Stronger Body Afte (3580-D)

Stronger Body After Cancer, Feb 2015 (3580-D)

This exercise series can help survivors gain confidence in building back a stronger body. Use of bands, medicine balls and other low impact and body weight exercises will be used. Appropriate for all athletic capabilities. Attend each class for greatest benefit. Instructor: Schatem Boyd. Please register.

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11:00am

Therapeutic Gentle (44084 RP)

Therapeutic Gentle Yoga with Ladan, Loudoun (44084 RP)

This class blends gentle movement, breathing and deep relaxation to release stress, calm the nervous system, strengthen the body, increase stamina and flexibility while helping to detoxify. Restore physical and emotional balance and connect with your inner healing forces. Attend each class for greatest benefit. Registration is required.

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11:30am

Orientation to Lif (FC)

Orientation to Life with Cancer 2015 (FC)

Take a tour and learn about our many programs, classes, groups and services for children and adults. Please register by preceding day. Can't make a scheduled orientation鈥ust call Life with Cancer Connect 703.206-LIFE (5433) and arrange a personal tour.

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1:00pm

Gentle Yoga with J (FC)

Gentle Yoga with Jenn Fay (Jan-Feb 2015) (FC)

Bring your own blanket and learn movements to stretch, strengthen and relax muscles. Space is limit. If class is full, preference will be given to new participants. Instructor: Certified Gentle Yoga instructor Jenn Fay, MA, RYT. Attend each class for greatest benefit. Please register.

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2:00pm

Laughter Yoga (FC)

Laughter Yoga (FC)

Practiced while sitting in a chair, Laughter yoga is a combination of intentional, playful laughs and deep breathing exercises that provide the benefits of improved oxygen levels, lung capacity and reduced stress. Facilitator: Jenn Fay, MA, RYT. Please register.

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6:30pm

Women's Survivorsh (ILH-R )

Women's Survivorship Group (ILH-R )

For women who have completed treatment (surgery, chemotherapy & radiation) and are navigating new territory, please join us as we help you to define your new normal. Please register if attending for the first time. Questions? Call Saundra Weller, LCSW, OSW-C, 703-858-8466.

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7:00pm

Blood Cancers (Feb (FC)

Blood Cancers (Feb 2015) (FC)

This group is for individuals with leukemia or lymphoma and their support people. February will be an open discussion meeting. Co-sponsored with the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society and Lymphoma Research Foundation. Facilitators: Drucilla Brethwaite, MSW, LCSW, OSW-C and Lynn Magrum, MSN, CANP. Please register by preceding Tuesday. For more information contact, Drucilla at 703.698.2538 or drucilla.brethwaite@inova.org.

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00:00pm

Coalesce (FC)

Coalesce: An Advanced Breast Cancer Group (FC)

This group is for women of all ages, with advanced breast cancer. Meet weekly in a closed support group to share life鈥檚 joys and sorrows. Facilitator: Shara Sosa, LCSW. Prior screening is required; please call 703.698.2522.

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10:15am

Restorative Yoga w (FC)

Restorative Yoga with Judi (Feb-Mar 2015) (FC)

This class uses bolsters, blocks, and blankets to support the body so you can easily melt into a pose. Gentle stretches, breath work and guided meditation deepen your practice.

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10:30am

Fitness for Wellne (44084 RP)

Fitness for Wellness 2015 (44084 RP)

This class can help to increase endurance, range of motion, flexibility, balance, energy level, muscle strength and reduce stress. Registration is required. Dress comfortably. Attendance for all classes is encouraged.

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12:00pm

Advanced Disease (IFOH-1)

Living with Advanced Disease (IFOH-1)

This group welcomes people who are exploring ways to learn to live with advanced cancer and the many questions and life decisions that come along with the diagnosis. Feel free to bring your lunch and join others who can support you on this road. Facilitators: Karen Archer, MSW and Molly Kisiel, RN, BSN, CPHON. Please register.

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12:00pm

Art for Wellness (44084 RP)

Art for Wellness, Loudoun County (44084 RP)

Explore your creativity, using art for wellness, insight, and personal growth. Artistic ability is NOT necessary - just a willingness to explore, have some fun and be part of a supportive, creative community. Art Therapist, Sarah H. Schmidt, MA. Registration required.

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1:30pm

Mindfulness and Co (3580-D)

Mindfulness and Core Strengthening (Feb 2015) (3580-D)

This class incorporates elements of Yoga, Tai Chi and Pilates. Potential benefits include improved strength, coordination, flexibility, better balance, reduced pain and stiffness, enhanced sleep and calmness. Registration is required. Attendance for all classes is encouraged. Dress comfortably and bring a water bottle. Instructor: Jackie Le.

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10:00am

Carcinoid Cancer G (FC)

Carcinoid Cancer Group (FC)

Meet with other carcinoid cancer patients and their adult loved ones to share experiences and learn from one another in this patient-led monthly meeting. For more information email mitchmberger@msn.com.

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10:00am

Cutaneous Lymphoma (FC)

Cutaneous Lymphoma Support Group 2015 (FC)

Individuals with all forms and stages of cutaneous lymphoma, and their support partners, are welcome to attend our monthly meetings to connect with and learn from others who share this disease.

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10:30am

Fitness for Wellne (44084 RP)

Fitness for Wellness 2015 (44084 RP)

This class can help to increase endurance, range of motion, flexibility, balance, energy level, muscle strength and reduce stress. Registration is required. Dress comfortably. Attendance for all classes is encouraged.

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6:30pm

Lung Cancer Suppor (ILH-R )

Lung Cancer Support Group (2015, Loudoun) (ILH-R )

Join other patients, survivors and family members to discuss the challenges of living with lung cancer. Registration required. Facilitated by Saundra Weller LCSW, OSW-C and an Oncology Nurse Navigator.

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7:00pm

Evening Therapeuti (44084 RP)

Evening Therapeutic Yoga with Vicki (44084 RP)

This class blends gentle movement, breathing and deep relaxation to release stress, calm the nervous system, strengthen your body, increase stamina and flexibility while helping you detoxify. Restore your body and emotional balance and connect with your inner healing forces. Bring a blanket for comfort. Registration is required.

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7:00pm

Evening Gentle Yog (FC)

Evening Gentle Yoga with Jenn Fay (FC)

Gentle Yoga uses conscious breathing and postures to promote body awareness and postural alignment which brings a deep sense of peace. Each class includes movements that stretch, strengthen and relax muscles. These movements improve flexibility of the spine and general range of movement. Joints are lubricated as bone density strengthens. Concentration is improved along with balance. The focused simple breathing techniques greatly improve lung function. These benefits are felt on every level, mind, body, and spirit. If attending for the first time in 2015, please click this link to complete the necessary waiver.

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11:00am

Restorative Therap (44084 RP)

Restorative Therapeutic Yoga with Ladan, Loudoun 2015 (44084 RP)

This class uses bolsters, blocks, and blankets to support the body so you can easily melt into a pose. Gentle stretches, breath work and guided meditation deepen your practice. If attending for the first time in 2015, please click this link to complete the necessary waiver.

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11:45am

Multiple Myeloma G (FC)

Multiple Myeloma Group Meeting (Feb 2015) (FC)

Patients and families are invited to join group facilitators Drucilla Breathwaite, LCSW and Susan Carlson, RN, to get together to discuss and share the challenges of living with multiple myeloma. Co-sponsored with Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. Light lunch, so please register.

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12:00pm

Fighting Cancer wi (3580-001)

Fighting Cancer with A Fork-Fair Oaks (3580-001)

Deb Rowland, RD, CSO, dietitian and certified specialist in oncology nutrition will provide an overview of nutritional recommendations for cancer patients and survivors. Please register via lifewithcancer.org or call 703.698.2526.

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1:00pm

Mind-Body Tech (FC)

Elements of Mind-Body: Exploring Techniques to Reduce Distress, Ease Pain and Promote Wellness (FC)

During this four-week series you will learn about the stress response, breathwork, mindful eating and biofeedback, guided imagery, body scans, progressive muscle relaxation and more. Attend one or attend all but please register. Facilitators: Drucilla Brethwaite, LCSW,OSW-C and Micheline Toussaint, LCSW, RYT. For more information contact, Drucilla Brethwaite, MSW, LCSW, OSW-C, 703.698.2538 or drucilla.brethwaite@inova.org.

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1:00pm

Level I Exercise: (FC)

Level I Exercise: Launching into Fitness (Feb-Mar 2015) (FC)

This class is a requirement for those who are new to LWC's exercise program. It will help to assess your fitness level and improve strength, flexibility and stamina. Attendance in at least two classes is required before progressing to Level II Exercise. NO new registrants after Feb 24. Instructor, ACSM certified Cancer Exercise Trainer Susan Gilmore. Questions?Contact Susan at susan.gilmore@inova.org.

If attending for the first time in 2015, please click this link to complete the necessary registration and waiver forms.

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5:30pm

Brain Tumor Suppor (ILH-R )

Brain Tumor Support Group-Loudoun 2015 (ILH-R )

This monthly meeting invites adult patients and family members to share and learn ways to meet the challenges of living with primary malignant or benign brain tumors. Facilitators: Neurological Care Nurse, Vera Hirshman, RN, and an Oncology Social Worker.

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5:30pm

yoga for Breast Ca (FC)

Yoga for Breast Cancer Survivors (Feb-Mar 2015 (FC)

This six-week series will teach yoga poses for Breast Cancer patients/survivors. Wear comfortable, loose clothing. Registration is required by preceding Thursday. Bring completed waiver (available online) to first class. Physician approval is required if you have had surgery within six weeks. Instructor: Catherine Syron, RYT. If attending for the first time in 2015, please click this link to complete the necessary waiver.

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6:30pm

Young Women with B (FC)

Young Women with Breast Cancer Support Group-Fairfax (FC)

Women in their 20s, 30s and 40s with non-metastatic breast cancer are invited to meet with others in a supportive environment to gather information and learn how to best navigate survivorship. Facilitators: Shara Sosa, LCSW and Miranda Gingerich, RN, BSN, OCN. If attending for the first time, please call 703.698.2522.

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7:00pm

Look Good... (FC)

Look Good...Feel Better - Fairfax (FC)

A professional cosmetologist will teach women how to manage appearance-related side effects of chemotherapy, radiation and other forms of treatment. First time registrants will receive a make up kit. Family members/friends should not register. Co-sponsored with American Cancer Society, National Cosmetology Association and Personal Care Products Council.

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7:00pm

Zumba - Bilingual

Zumba - Bilingual

Zumba es una fusi贸n de ritmos latinos y pasos f谩ciles de seguir. Nuestro objetivo es simple: Queremos que hagas ejercicio, y que lo disfrutes. Incorpora rutinas de ritmos r谩pidos y lentos con ejercicios de resistencia, con esta combinaci贸n que tonifica el cuerpo, y sistema cardiovascular. Agregando un poco de sabor Latino y entusiasmo en esta mezcla ayudan a levantar el 谩nimo, y bienestar en general. Para m谩s informaci贸n, llamar a David McGinness al 703-698-2529.

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7:00pm

Zumba! (FC)

Zumba! (FC)

Please register under "Zumba-Bilingual". Zumba combines slow and fast rhythms with resistance training, while toning the body and cardiovascular system. Adding some Latin flavor and enthusiasm to the mix, it can help to lift your mood and improve your general sense of well being.

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7:15pm

Good Grief (FC)

Good Grief, Jan-Mar 2015 (FC)

Good Grief offers the opportunity to join with others who have experienced the loss of a loved one with cancer within the past two years to discuss and explore the grieving process, accepting and expressing emotions, dealing with children, family and friends, role and lifestyle changes and coping with special dates. Registration is required. For information or to arrange individual bereavement counseling please contact David McGinness, MSW, LCSW, 703.698.2529 david.mcginness@inova.org.

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12:00pm

Breast Surgery Pre (3580-001)

Breast Cancer Surgery Preparation 2015 (3580-001)

Nurse Navigator Gale Towery, RN, BSN, OCN庐, CABCN, will explain what you need to know before, during and after breast cancer surgery: node biopsy, managing drains and discomfort, bathing, moving comfortatbly, prostheses, undergarments, and more. Bring a friend or relative. To register call 703-391-4673.

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2:00pm

Chair-Based Exerci (FC)

Level II Exercise: Chair-Based, Wed, 2015 (FC)

LEVEL I EXERCISE IS A PREREQUISITE. This series can help to increase heart rate, range of motion, flexibility and tone and strengthen muscles. Attend EITHER or BOTH Monday and Wednesdays sessions, but REGISTER SEPARATELY. Instructor: Susan Gilmore, ACSM Certified Cancer Exercise Trainer. If attending for the first time in 2015, please click this link to complete the necessary registration and waiver forms.

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3:00pm

Fitness Fusion, Ja (FC)

Level IV Exercise: Fitness Fusion 2015 (FC)

(January 14-February25) PREQUISITE: LEVELS I, II, III. This series offers a sampling of more intensive exercise modalities including dance aerobics, interval, resistance and core training. Level III participants may progess to Level IV but must register. Instructor: Susan Gilmore, ACSM Certified Cancer Exercise Trainer. If attending for the first time in 2015, please click this link to complete the necessary registration and waiver forms.

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3:00pm

Meditation and Gui (FC)

Meditation and Guided Imagery with Micheline (Feb 2015) (FC)

Join us for a relaxing exploration of the power and benefits of meditation, a practice that can reduce stress and offer healing. Facilitator: Micheline Toussaint, LCSW, RYT. Come to any or all sessions, but please register by preceding day.

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5:00pm

Ask the Expert: Pe (3580-CR)

Ask the Expert: Peripheral Neuropathy (3580-CR)

Numbness, sensitivities, and tingling are some of the symptoms one feels with peripheral neuropathy - a side effect of some cancers and several chemo therapeutic agents. Occupational Therapist, Sharon Gaskin, MS, ORT/LT will describe what it is, how it occurs, and what approaches you can take to minimize and/or manage these neurological side effects .

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5:15pm

Curious about Canc (FC)

Curious about Cancer, FC, Jan-March 2015 (FC)

Children ages 5-12 will learn about cancer through age appropriate discussion, activities and art therapy, and find ways to manage the emotions and changes that come when someone in the family has cancer. For more information contact Jenny Eckert, LCSW, Children鈥檚 Program Coordinator at 703-698-2536 or jennifer.eckert@inova.org.

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5:30pm

Breast Cancer Supp (IFMC)

Breast Cancer Support Group-Falls Church (IFMC)

Learn, discuss and gain support from others who understand the concerns and challenges you face. Meets on first and third Wednesdays of the month. Co-facilitators: Corinne Cook, LCSW, OSW-C and Marsha Komandt, RN, BSN, OCN.

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5:30pm

Fighting Cancer w/ (FC)

Fighting Cancer with a Fork-FC (FC)

Deb Rowland, RD, CSO, dietitian and certified specialist in oncology nutrition will provide an overview of nutritional recommendations for cancer patients and survivors. Please register via lifewithcancer.org or call 703.698.2526.

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6:30pm

GYN Cancer Group (3580-CR)

GYN Cancer Support Group, Fair Oaks 2015 (3580-CR)

Women diagnosed with or who have had treatment for a ovarian, cervical, endometrial, vaginal and vulvar cancers are invited to join with others in a supportive environment to gather information and learn how to best navigate survivorship. Facilitated by Maureen Broderick, LCSW and Molly Kisiel, RN, BSN OCN.

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7:00pm

Stronger Body Afte (3580-D)

Stronger Body After Cancer, Feb 2015 (3580-D)

This exercise series can help survivors gain confidence in building back a stronger body. Use of bands, medicine balls and other low impact and body weight exercises will be used. Appropriate for all athletic capabilities. Attend each class for greatest benefit. Instructor: Schatem Boyd. Please register.

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11:00am

Therapeutic Gentle (44084 RP)

Therapeutic Gentle Yoga with Ladan, Loudoun (44084 RP)

This class blends gentle movement, breathing and deep relaxation to release stress, calm the nervous system, strengthen the body, increase stamina and flexibility while helping to detoxify. Restore physical and emotional balance and connect with your inner healing forces. Attend each class for greatest benefit. Registration is required.

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1:00pm

Art for Wellness (FC)

Art for Wellness and Growth (FC)

Explore your creativity, using art for wellness, insight, and personal growth. Experience is NOT necessary - just a willingness to explore, have some fun and be part of a supportive, creative community. Please register by previous Tuesday. Facilitator: Art therapist Jean McCaw, LCPAT, ATR-BC.

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1:00pm

Arte Para Salud y (FC)

Arte Para Salud y Crecimiento (FC)

Una nueva oportunidad - Explorar su creatividad utilizando arte para salud, una nueva precepci贸n y crecimiento personal. No se necesita experiencia art铆stica 鈥 solo tiene que estar dispuesto a explorar, divertirse y ser parte de una comunidad de apoyo y creatividad. Dirigida por terapista de arte, Jean McCaw, MA, ATR-BC. Este grupo es solo para adultos. Requiere registrase; llamar a D茅bora Haynes al 703-698-2539.

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1:00pm

Gentle Yoga with J (FC)

Gentle Yoga with Jenn, Feb-Mar 2015 (FC)

Bring your own blanket and learn movements to stretch, strengthen and relax muscles. Space is limit. If class is full, preference will be given to new participants. Instructor: Certified Gentle Yoga instructor Jenn Fay, MA, RYT. Attend each class for greatest benefit. Please register.

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2:00pm

Meditation with Je (FC)

Meditation with Jenn Fay 2015 (FC)

Join in a relaxing exploration of the power and benefits of meditation, facilitated by Jenn Fay, MA, RYT. Each weekly session begins with breathwork and a relaxation technique that leads into a guided meditation. Come to one or come to all, but please register by preceding day.

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2:30pm

Writing Your Memoi (FC)

Writing Your Memoirs and Life Stories (FC)

Monthly meeting for those who completed previous 4 week series, giving you the opportunity to remember and capture some of your favorite memories in writing. Facilitator: Lynn Magrum, MSN, CANP, AOCN. Please register, ASAP.

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2:30pm

Writing Your Memoi (FC)

Writing Your Memoirs and Life Stories (FC)

Monthly meeting for those who completed previous 4 week series, giving you the opportunity to remember and capture some of your favorite memories in writing. Facilitator: Lynn Magrum, MSN, CANP, AOCN. Please register, ASAP.

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6:00pm

Prostate Cancer (IAH-CCW)

Prostate Cancer Support Group, IAH 2015 (IAH-CCW)

Meet with others to share experiences and to learn from one another in these monthly meetings. Facilitator: David McGinness, LCSW, and Laura Harty, MSW.

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6:00pm

San Antonio Breast (FC)

37th Annual San Antonio Breast Cancer Update (FC)

Oncologist Anne Favret, MD, will present breaking news from the 37th Annual San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium, the largest international scientific symposium. Learn about the latest advances in chemotherapy, hormonal therapies and targeted therapies, radiation, surgery and managing side effects. Light refreshments; please register by Feb 17.

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00:00pm

Coalesce (FC)

Coalesce: An Advanced Breast Cancer Group (FC)

This group is for women of all ages, with advanced breast cancer. Meet weekly in a closed support group to share life鈥檚 joys and sorrows. Facilitator: Shara Sosa, LCSW. Prior screening is required; please call 703.698.2522.

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10:15am

Restorative Yoga w (FC)

Restorative Yoga with Judi (Feb-Mar 2015) (FC)

This class uses bolsters, blocks, and blankets to support the body so you can easily melt into a pose. Gentle stretches, breath work and guided meditation deepen your practice.

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10:30am

Fitness for Wellne (44084 RP)

Fitness for Wellness 2015 (44084 RP)

This class can help to increase endurance, range of motion, flexibility, balance, energy level, muscle strength and reduce stress. Registration is required. Dress comfortably. Attendance for all classes is encouraged.

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12:00pm

Art for Wellness (FC)

Art for Wellness and Growth (FC)

Explore your creativity, using art for wellness, insight, and personal growth. Experience is NOT necessary - just a willingness to explore, have some fun and be part of a supportive, creative community. Please register by previous Tuesday. Facilitator: Art therapist Jean McCaw, LCPAT, ATR-BC.

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1:00pm

Knitting and Croch (FC)

Knitting and Crocheting Circle 2015 (FC)

Past, new, experienced and inexperienced participants are welcome to join us monthly on the first Tuesday and/or third Friday. Work on your own project or one to donate. All supplies will be provided. Facilitator: Carolyn Sam, M.Ed. Please register.

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1:30pm

Mindfulness and Co (3580-D)

Mindfulness and Core Strengthening (Feb 2015) (3580-D)

This class incorporates elements of Yoga, Tai Chi and Pilates. Potential benefits include improved strength, coordination, flexibility, better balance, reduced pain and stiffness, enhanced sleep and calmness. Registration is required. Attendance for all classes is encouraged. Dress comfortably and bring a water bottle. Instructor: Jackie Le.

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10:30am

Fitness for Wellne (44084 RP)

Fitness for Wellness 2015 (44084 RP)

This class can help to increase endurance, range of motion, flexibility, balance, energy level, muscle strength and reduce stress. Registration is required. Dress comfortably. Attendance for all classes is encouraged.

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2:00pm

Chair-Based Exerci (FC)

Level II Exercise: Chair-Based, Mon 2015 (FC)

*No class February 16. LEVEL I EXERCISE IS A PREREQUISITE. This series can help to increase heart rate, range of motion, flexibility and tone and strengthen muscles. Attend EITHER or BOTH Monday and Wednesdays sessions, but REGISTER SEPARATELY. Instructor, ACSM certified Cancer Exercise Trainer Susan Gilmore. Questions?Contact Susan at susan.gilmore@inova.org. If attending for the first time in 2015, please click this link to complete the necessary registration and waiver forms.

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3:00pm

Keeping Fit, Jan-F (FC)

Level III Exercise: Keeping Fit, Jan-Feb 2015 (FC)

(Jan 26-Feb 23-no class 1/19 &2/16) PREQUISITE: LEVELS I & II EXERCISE. This series offers a combination of standing and floor exercises. Level II participants may move to this class, but will need to register. If attending for the first time in 2015, please click this link to complete the necessary registration and waiver forms. Instructor, ACSM certified Cancer Exercise Trainer Susan Gilmore. Questions?Contact Susan at susan.gilmore@inova.org.

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5:00pm

Breast Cancer Supp (ILH-R )

Breast Cancer Support Group - Loudoun (ILH-R )

For women newly diagnosed, making decisions about treatment, those in treatment and those finished with treatment. Please register. For more information, call Saundra Weller, LCSW, OSW-C, 703-858-8466.

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6:30pm

Advanced Breast Ca (ILH-R )

Advanced Breast Cancer Support Group-Loudoun 2015 (ILH-R )

For those who have had a recurrence or have metastatic breast cancer. Please register. For more information call Saundra Weller, LCSW, OSW-C, 703-858-8466.

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7:00pm

Look Good... (FC)

Look Good...Feel Better - Fairfax (FC)

A professional cosmetologist will teach women how to manage appearance-related side effects of chemotherapy, radiation and other forms of treatment. First time registrants will receive a make up kit. Family members/friends should not register. Co-sponsored with American Cancer Society, National Cosmetology Association and Personal Care Products Council.

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7:00pm

Evening Therapeuti (44084 RP)

Evening Therapeutic Yoga with Vicki (44084 RP)

This class blends gentle movement, breathing and deep relaxation to release stress, calm the nervous system, strengthen your body, increase stamina and flexibility while helping you detoxify. Restore your body and emotional balance and connect with your inner healing forces. Bring a blanket for comfort. Registration is required.

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7:00pm

Aprendiendo Juntos (FC)

Aprendiendo Juntos (FC)

隆Talleres de Bienestar! Talleres educativos con el enfoque en ense帽ar herramientas y compartir informaci贸n 煤til para sobrevivientes, sus seres queridos y cuidadores. Registraci贸n mandatorio. Para m谩s informaci贸n, llamar a D茅bora Haynes al 703-698-2539.

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7:00pm

Evening Gentle Yog (FC)

Evening Gentle Yoga with Jenn Fay (FC)

Gentle Yoga uses conscious breathing and postures to promote body awareness and postural alignment which brings a deep sense of peace. Each class includes movements that stretch, strengthen and relax muscles. These movements improve flexibility of the spine and general range of movement. Joints are lubricated as bone density strengthens. Concentration is improved along with balance. The focused simple breathing techniques greatly improve lung function. These benefits are felt on every level, mind, body, and spirit. If attending for the first time in 2015, please click this link to complete the necessary waiver.

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11:00am

Restorative Therap (44084 RP)

Restorative Therapeutic Yoga with Ladan, Loudoun 2015 (44084 RP)

This class uses bolsters, blocks, and blankets to support the body so you can easily melt into a pose. Gentle stretches, breath work and guided meditation deepen your practice. If attending for the first time in 2015, please click this link to complete the necessary waiver.

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1:00pm

Mind-Body Tech (FC)

Elements of Mind-Body: Exploring Techniques to Reduce Distress, Ease Pain and Promote Wellness (FC)

During this four-week series you will learn about the stress response, breathwork, mindful eating and biofeedback, guided imagery, body scans, progressive muscle relaxation and more. Attend one or attend all but please register. Facilitators: Drucilla Brethwaite, LCSW,OSW-C and Micheline Toussaint, LCSW, RYT. For more information contact, Drucilla Brethwaite, MSW, LCSW, OSW-C, 703.698.2538 or drucilla.brethwaite@inova.org.

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1:00pm

Level I Exercise: (FC)

Level I Exercise: Launching into Fitness (Feb-Mar 2015) (FC)

This class is a requirement for those who are new to LWC's exercise program. It will help to assess your fitness level and improve strength, flexibility and stamina. Attendance in at least two classes is required before progressing to Level II Exercise. NO new registrants after Feb 24. Instructor, ACSM certified Cancer Exercise Trainer Susan Gilmore. Questions?Contact Susan at susan.gilmore@inova.org.

If attending for the first time in 2015, please click this link to complete the necessary registration and waiver forms.

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5:30pm

yoga for Breast Ca (FC)

Yoga for Breast Cancer Survivors (Feb-Mar 2015 (FC)

This six-week series will teach yoga poses for Breast Cancer patients/survivors. Wear comfortable, loose clothing. Registration is required by preceding Thursday. Bring completed waiver (available online) to first class. Physician approval is required if you have had surgery within six weeks. Instructor: Catherine Syron, RYT. If attending for the first time in 2015, please click this link to complete the necessary waiver.

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6:00pm

Parent Night

Pediatric Oncology Parent Night: Annual Mother/Daughter Spa Night!

Please join us for our 4th annual Mother Daughter Spa Night for girls and teens in treatment and their mothers and sisters.聽 Get glammed up with make-up, jewelry, nail polish, and "bling."聽 Enjoy a relaxing dinner, spa treats, chair, hand and foot massages, swag bags, prizes, and more!聽 Co-sponsored by DC Candlelighters.聽 Please register with Connie Connor, LCSW at 703-531-1515 at constance.connor@inova.org or with dccandlelighters@gmail.com.

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6:00pm

Words for Healing (IAH-CCC)

Words for Healing (IAH-CCC)

This class is all about tapping into your inner voice for creative self-expression through writing, word art and journal making. No writing or artistic ability is required, just a willingness to explore your creative self in a supportive environment. Facilitators: Cancer Survivor and Writer Michelle Berberet, MCRP, and Christine Makris. Limited space, please register.

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7:00pm

Zumba - Bilingual (FC)

Zumba - Bilingual (FC)

Zumba es una fusi贸n de ritmos latinos y pasos f谩ciles de seguir. Nuestro objetivo es simple: Queremos que hagas ejercicio, y que lo disfrutes. Incorpora rutinas de ritmos r谩pidos y lentos con ejercicios de resistencia, con esta combinaci贸n que tonifica el cuerpo, y sistema cardiovascular. Agregando un poco de sabor Latino y entusiasmo en esta mezcla ayudan a levantar el 谩nimo, y bienestar en general. Para m谩s informaci贸n, llamar a David McGinness al 703-698-2529.

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7:00pm

Zumba! (FC)

Zumba! (FC)

Please register under "Zumba-Bilingual". Zumba combines slow and fast rhythms with resistance training, while toning the body and cardiovascular system. Adding some Latin flavor and enthusiasm to the mix, it can help to lift your mood and improve your general sense of well being.

If attending for the first time in 2015, please click this link to complete the necessary waiver.

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7:15pm

Good Grief (FC)

Good Grief, Jan-Mar 2015 (FC)

Good Grief offers the opportunity to join with others who have experienced the loss of a loved one with cancer within the past two years to discuss and explore the grieving process, accepting and expressing emotions, dealing with children, family and friends, role and lifestyle changes and coping with special dates. Registration is required. For information or to arrange individual bereavement counseling please contact David McGinness, MSW, LCSW, 703.698.2529 david.mcginness@inova.org.

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2:00pm

Chair-Based Exerci (FC)

Level II Exercise: Chair-Based, Wed, 2015 (FC)

LEVEL I EXERCISE IS A PREREQUISITE. This series can help to increase heart rate, range of motion, flexibility and tone and strengthen muscles. Attend EITHER or BOTH Monday and Wednesdays sessions, but REGISTER SEPARATELY. Instructor: Susan Gilmore, ACSM Certified Cancer Exercise Trainer. If attending for the first time in 2015, please click this link to complete the necessary registration and waiver forms.

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3:00pm

Fitness Fusion, Ja (FC)

Level IV Exercise: Fitness Fusion 2015 (FC)

(January 14-February25) PREQUISITE: LEVELS I, II, III. This series offers a sampling of more intensive exercise modalities including dance aerobics, interval, resistance and core training. Level III participants may progess to Level IV but must register. Instructor: Susan Gilmore, ACSM Certified Cancer Exercise Trainer. If attending for the first time in 2015, please click this link to complete the necessary registration and waiver forms.

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4:30pm

Reiki for Relaxati (FC)

Reiki for Relaxation - Fairfax (FC)

Call 703-698-2526 to schedule your appointment and bring your own blanket! A certified Reiki practitioner will help you experience the benefits of this ancient practice involving the positioning of hands along the body to direct energy, release tension and discomfort, and enhance well-being. Dress comfortably. If you need to cancel your appointment, please call ASAP, 703-698-2526.

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5:15pm

Curious about Canc (FC)

Curious about Cancer, FC, Jan-March 2015 (FC)

Children ages 5-12 will learn about cancer through age appropriate discussion, activities and art therapy, and find ways to manage the emotions and changes that come when someone in the family has cancer. For more information contact Jenny Eckert, LCSW, Children鈥檚 Program Coordinator at 703-698-2536 or jennifer.eckert@inova.org.

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5:30pm

Reiki for Relaxati (FC)

Reiki for Relaxation - Fairfax (FC)

Call 703-698-2526 to schedule your appointment and bring your own blanket! A certified Reiki practitioner will help you experience the benefits of this ancient practice involving the positioning of hands along the body to direct energy, release tension and discomfort, and enhance well-being. Dress comfortably. If you need to cancel your appointment, please call ASAP, 703-698-2526.

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5:30pm

Gyn Cancers Group (FC)

GYN Cancers Support Group-2015 (FC)

Women diagnosed with cervical, ovarian, uterine/endometrial, vaginal, and vulvar cancers are invited to drop in, share experiences and learn from one another in this monthly support group. Facilitators: Micheline Toussaint, LCSW, RYT and Marcy Osterhaus, RN, MS, OCN..

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7:00pm

Reiki for Relaxati (FC)

Reiki for Relaxation - Fairfax (FC)

Call 703-698-2526 to schedule your appointment and bring your own blanket! A certified Reiki practitioner will help you experience the benefits of this ancient practice involving the positioning of hands along the body to direct energy, release tension and discomfort, and enhance well-being. Dress comfortably. If you need to cancel your appointment, please call ASAP, 703-698-2526.

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7:00pm

Stronger Body Afte (3580-D)

Stronger Body After Cancer, Feb 2015 (3580-D)

This exercise series can help survivors gain confidence in building back a stronger body. Use of bands, medicine balls and other low impact and body weight exercises will be used. Appropriate for all athletic capabilities. Attend each class for greatest benefit. Instructor: Schatem Boyd. Please register.

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11:00am

Therapeutic Gentle (44084 RP)

Therapeutic Gentle Yoga with Ladan, Loudoun (44084 RP)

This class blends gentle movement, breathing and deep relaxation to release stress, calm the nervous system, strengthen the body, increase stamina and flexibility while helping to detoxify. Restore physical and emotional balance and connect with your inner healing forces. Attend each class for greatest benefit. Registration is required.

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1:00pm

Gentle Yoga with J (FC)

Gentle Yoga with Jenn, Feb-Mar 2015 (FC)

Bring your own blanket and learn movements to stretch, strengthen and relax muscles. Space is limit. If class is full, preference will be given to new participants. Instructor: Certified Gentle Yoga instructor Jenn Fay, MA, RYT. Attend each class for greatest benefit. Please register.

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2:00pm

Meditation with Je (FC)

Meditation with Jenn Fay 2015 (FC)

Join in a relaxing exploration of the power and benefits of meditation, facilitated by Jenn Fay, MA, RYT. Each weekly session begins with breathwork and a relaxation technique that leads into a guided meditation. Come to one or come to all, but please register by preceding day.

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6:00pm

Orientation to Lif (FC)

Orientation to Life with Cancer 2015 (FC)

Take a tour and learn about our many programs, classes, groups and services for children and adults. Please register by preceding day. Can't make a scheduled orientation鈥ust call Life with Cancer Connect 703.206-LIFE (5433) and arrange a personal tour.

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6:30pm

Seminars for Survi (FC)

Seminars for Survivors in Transition IV (FC)

Join this fourth session of a series of monthly sessions to help guide you in regaining balance in your life as a survivor. Susan Gilmore, MS and Paula Levinson, PT, OCS, CLT will present " Fitness for Better Health and the Benefits of physical THerapy Post Treatment". Please register by Tuesday, Feb 24.

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6:45pm

Reiki (44084 RP)

Loudoun: Reiki (44084 RP)

Rebalance and recharge your body's energy systems while relaxing to live harp music. Registration is required.

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7:00pm

Spiritual Support (CUMC-1)

Spiritual Support Group (Christ United Methodist Church) (CUMC-1)

A faith-based support group for those newly diagnosed, in remission, or who have been dealing with cancer for some time; family members are welcome. Questions? Contact Dana Neese, Christ United Methodist Church, 703.690.3401.

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7:30pm

Young Adult Group (FC)

Young Adult Group (FC)

This is not your grandmother's support group. We talk about the things that no one else wants to talk about: dating, employment, fertility, and anything else that affects people in the 18-39 age range. Facilitators: Sage Bolte, PhD, LCSW, OSW-C and Ray Wadlow, MD. Please register.

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00:00pm

Coalesce (FC)

Coalesce: An Advanced Breast Cancer Group (FC)

This group is for women of all ages, with advanced breast cancer. Meet weekly in a closed support group to share life鈥檚 joys and sorrows. Facilitator: Shara Sosa, LCSW. Prior screening is required; please call 703.698.2522.

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10:15am

Restorative Yoga w (FC)

Restorative Yoga with Judi (Feb-Mar 2015) (FC)

This class uses bolsters, blocks, and blankets to support the body so you can easily melt into a pose. Gentle stretches, breath work and guided meditation deepen your practice.

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10:30am

Fitness for Wellne (44084 RP)

Fitness for Wellness 2015 (44084 RP)

This class can help to increase endurance, range of motion, flexibility, balance, energy level, muscle strength and reduce stress. Registration is required. Dress comfortably. Attendance for all classes is encouraged.

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12:00pm

Advanced Disease (IFOH-1)

Living with Advanced Disease (IFOH-1)

This group welcomes people who are exploring ways to learn to live with advanced cancer and the many questions and life decisions that come along with the diagnosis. Feel free to bring your lunch and join others who can support you on this road. Facilitators: Karen Archer, MSW and Molly Kisiel, RN, BSN, CPHON. Please register.

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1:30pm

Mindfulness and Co (3580-D)

Mindfulness and Core Strengthening (Feb 2015) (3580-D)

This class incorporates elements of Yoga, Tai Chi and Pilates. Potential benefits include improved strength, coordination, flexibility, better balance, reduced pain and stiffness, enhanced sleep and calmness. Registration is required. Attendance for all classes is encouraged. Dress comfortably and bring a water bottle. Instructor: Jackie Le.

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Location Key:


 3580-001:
  Inova Fair Oaks Cancer Center-Radiation Oncology Center, 3580 Joseph Siewick Drive, Lower Level, Fairfax, VA    Map It

 3580-CR:
  Inova Fair Oaks Cancer Center-Conference Room, 3580 Joseph Siewick Drive, Lower Level, Fairfax, VA, 22033    Map It

 3580-D:
  Inova Fair Oaks Radiation Oncology Center- Conference Room D, 3580 Joseph Siewick Drive, Fairfax, VA, 22033    Map It

 44084 RP:
  44084 RP, 44084 Riverside Parkway, Ste 400, Lower Level , Leesburg, VA, 20176    Map It

 CUMC-1:
  Christ United Methodist Church, Trailer 6, 8285 Glen Eagles Lane, Fairfax Station, VA, 22039    Map It

 FC:
  Life with Cancer Family Center, 8411 Pennell Street, Fairfax, VA, 22031    Map It
www.lifewithcancer.org

 FC:
  Life with Cancer Family Center, 8411 Pennell St, Fairfax, VA, 22031-4505    Map It

 IAH-CCC:
  Inova Alexandria Hospital-Cancer Center Conference Room, 4320 Seminary Road, Alexandria, VA    Map It

 IAH-CCW:
  Inova Alexandria Hospital Cancer Center Waiting Room, 4320 Seminary Road, Alexandria, VA, 22304    Map It

 IFMC:
  Inova Fairfax Medical Campus- Radiation Oncology Conference Rm., 3300 Gallows Road, Falls Church, VA, 22042    Map It

 IFOH-1:
  Inova Fair Oaks Hospital-Conference Room 1, 3600 Joseph Siewick Drive, Fairfax, VA    Map It

 ILH-R :
  Inova Loudoun Hospital-Radiation Oncology Center, 44035 Riverside Parkway, Ste. 100, Leesburg, VA, 20176    Map It

 IMVH-CC:
  Inova Mount Vernon Hospital-2nd Floor, Conf. Rm C., 2501 Parker's Lane, Alexandria, VA, 22306    Map It

 LCSC:
  Loudoun County Senior Center, 21060 Whitfield Place, Sterling, VA, 20165    Map It


Registration Forms and Waivers  New Oncology Massage Participants - Please download and complete the following forms before your appointment:
聽聽- Massage Intake Form
聽聽- Massage Waiver and Release (English)聽聽聽聽 (en Espa帽ol)

New Level I - IV Exercise Participants - Please download and complete the following form before class:
聽聽- Levels I-IV Exercise Registration & Waiver Form

All Other Fitness Participants (Yoga, Tai Chi, Qi Gong, Zumba, etc) - Please download & complete the following form before class:
聽聽- All Fitness Waiver