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  14th Annual Raccoon Run!
Save Saturday, May 11th for the 14th Annual Mantua Elementary School Raccoon Run (5K & 1-Mile Fun Run/Walk) in memory of Roberta Ramano. All proceeds are generously donated to Life with Cancer. Questions? Want to volunteer? Please contact Jennifer Cooper at 703-426-2490 or jalcooper@aol.com. To register go to raccoonrun.org.

United Ostomy Associations of America, Inc. Mid-Atlantic Regional Conference
May 2-4, 2014
It’s MARCH MAADNESS at the CONFERENCE! Now through April 14, all Individual Registrations have been reduced to $45. Information available at www.ostomy.org and www.osgnv.org QUESTIONS: Email: Billatmaccom@verizon.net

Karen’s Florist Gives Back!
527 Maple Ave E, Vienna, VA 22180
703-667-4790

During the month of June, Karen’s floral designers will create an arrangement that will pay tribute to the accomplishments of Life with Cancer. 10% of the proceeds of that arrangement will be donated directly to the Life with Cancer Program. Thank you Karen's Florist!

4th Annual National Conference on Work & Cancer
Friday, June 13th, 2014
Conference: 8am - 5pm
The Graduate Center at CUNY
365 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY

The day will offer a look at a range of topics, which we will explore in interactive sessions. Topics include: Job Search, Legal Issues, Career Change, Managing Stress During and Post-Treatment, Taking Time Off, Working Through Treatment, Building Self Confidence, Navigating Health Insurance and the ACA, Managing Your Finances . . .REGISTER online at cancerandcareers.org

New Oncology Massage Participants - Please download and complete the following forms before your appointment:
  - Massage Intake Form
  - Massage Waiver and Release (English)     (en Español)

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

All Other New Exercise Participants (Yoga, Tai Chi, Qi Gong, Feldenkrais, etc.) - Please download & complete the following form before class:
  - Gentle Exercise Waiver




Total Classes found: 170
    April 2014      

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9:30am

Walking for Fitnes (44084 RP)

Walking for Fitness, Mar-Apr (44084 RP)

Enhance your fitness and enjoy the camaraderie of walking with others on paved paths in Lansdowne. Dress comfortably, bring a water bottle; pedometers will be provided. Class meets weekly (walk inside on rainy days). Facilitator: Jenny Townsend. Registration is required.

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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 Pat (Mar-May 2014) (44084 RP)

(Formerly Mind Body Stress Reduction: Gentle Yoga) 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. Attendance at all sessions is recommended for greatest benefit. Registration is required.

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

12:00pm

Brain Tumor Group (FC)

Brain Tumor Group-Fairfax (FC)

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

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1:00pm

Level I Exercise: (FC)

Level I Exercise: Launching into Fitness (Mar 18- Apr 8) (FC)

(March 18-Apr 8) This entry level class will help to assess your fitness level and is required for those who are new to our Level I-IV exercise classes. Attendance in at least two classes is required after which you can move forward as recommended by the instructor, ACSM certified Cancer Exercise Trainer Susan Gilmore. Registration is required and registration and waiver forms (available online) must be completed before or upon arrival to class. For questions, contact Marsha Komandt, RN, OCN, 703-698-2530.

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5:30pm

Yoga for Breast Ca (FC)

Yoga for Breast Cancer Survivors (Feb-Apr 2014) (FC)

Join us for these yoga sessions designed to reduce stress, regain mobility and strength. Catherine Syron, RYT, is a yoga instructor specifically trained to work with breast cancer survivors. Instructor: Catherine Syron, RYT. Please register for one or for all, by preceding day.

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6:00pm

Young Women with B (FC)

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

For women in their 20s, 30s and 40s with non-metastatic breast cancer. Facilitators:Shara Sosa, LCSW and Miranda Gingerich, RN, BSN, OCN®. Registration requested. If attending for the first time, please call 703-698-2522.

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7:00pm

Zumba - Bilingual (FC)

Zumba - Bilingual (FC)

Zumba es una fusión de ritmos latinos y pasos fáciles de seguir. Nuestro objetivo es simple: Queremos que hagas ejercicio, y que lo disfrutes. Incorpora rutinas de ritmos rápidos y lentos con ejercicios de resistencia, con esta combinación que tonifica el cuerpo, y sistema cardiovascular. Agregando un poco de sabor Latino y entusiasmo en esta mezcla ayudan a levantar el ánimo, y bienestar en general. Para más información, llamar a David McGinness, 703-698-2529.

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7:00pm

Knitting and Croch (FC)

Knitting and Crocheting Circle (FC)

Past, new, experienced and inexperienced participants are wecome to join us monthly on the first Tuesday. Work on your own project or one to donate. Facilitator: Carolyn Sam, M.Ed. New participants, please register.

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1:00pm

Tai Chi Ch'uan (44084 RP)

Tai Chi Ch'uan (44084 RP)

T'ai Chi Ch'uan is a Chinese martial art that uses slow, fluid body movements to enhance wellness, longevity and internal peace. It is frequently characterized as “moving meditation”. During this eight-week course, instructor Kurt Von Quintus will teach students some of the movements of the Wu-style form. Students will learn simple steps and then build on them to perform more complex movements. Supplemental exercises in breathing and postural alignment will also be shown. Registration is required. A registration and waiver (available online and in class) must be completed for the first session. Wear comfortable clothing and closed-toed shoes.

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

2:00pm

Level II Exercise: (FC)

Level II Exercise: Chair-Based (Wed Mar 12-Apr 30) (FC)

(Mar 112-Apr 308) LEVEL I EXERCISE IS A PREREQUISITE. Class continues for this eight-week series, tailored for those with treatment limitations such as neuropathy, balance and low energy issues. Instructor: Susan Gilmore, ACSM Certified Cancer Exercise Trainer.

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

3:00pm

Level IV Exercise: (FC)

Level IV Exercise: Fitness Fusion (Mar-April 2014) (FC)

(March 12, 19, 26, April 2, 9, 16, 23, 30) PREREQUISITE: LEVELS I, II, III. Continuation of the eight-week series, offering a sampling of more intensive exercise modalities including dance aerobics, interval training, resistance and core training. Instructor: ACSM Certified Cancer Exercise Trainer Susan Gilmore.

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

5:30pm

Breast Cancer Supp (IFHC)

Breast Cancer Support Group-Falls Church (IFHC)

Learn, discuss and gain support from others who understand the concerns and challenges you face. Facilitators: Corinne Cook, LCSW, OSW-C and Marsha Komandt, RN, BSN, OCN®.

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7:00pm

Cutaneous Lymphoma (FC)

Cutaneous Lymphoma Support Group (CLF DC) (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. This month Susan Thornton, CEO of the Cutaneous Lymphoma Foundation, will be our guest. Please register 48 hours in advance, www.surveygizmo.com/s3/1318969/DC-Patient-Networking-Event-RSVP.

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10:00am

What to Expect Dur (FC)

What to Expect During Chemo (FC)

This hour-long class is offered twice monthly for people new to chemotherapy. Oncology Nurse Educator. Lynn Magrum, MSN, CANP will explain medical terms, what to be aware of, do's and don'ts, and tips to optimize your quality of life throughout treatment. Registration required by previous day. If you must cancel your registration please call 703-698-2526 ASAP.Oncology Nurse Educator. Lynn Magrum, MSN, CANP will explain medical terms, what to be aware of, do's and don'ts, and tips to optimize your quality of life throughout treatment. Registration required by previous day. If you must cancel your registration please call 703-698-2526 ASAP.

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11:00am

Therapeutic Gentle (44084 RP)

Therapeutic Gentle Yoga with Ladan (Mar-May 2014) (44084 RP)

*Class will not meet on April 17. This class blends gentle movement, breathing exercises and deep relaxation. The movement and yoga postures strengthen your body, increase stamina and flexibility. The breathing exercises and deep relaxation calm the nervous system, helping you release stress. Restore your body and emotional balance while connecting you with your inner healing. Register online.

CLASS Details...>>

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

11:30am

Orientation to LWC (FC)

Orientation to LWC (FC)

This hour-long class is offered four times monthly for those who are new to Life with Cancer. Learn about our many programs, support groups and services for children and adults. Overview includes who we are, what we do, staff and services available at our various locations, tour of our Family Center, and your specific questions addressed. Please call, or register on our website, by preceding day.

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6:30pm

Relaxation and Gui (ILH-R)

Relaxation and Guided Meditation with Esther (ILH-R)

For patients, family, & friends touched by cancer. This group offers individuals the opportunity to learn about and practice the art of relaxation and guided meditation. Group meets every-other month from 6:30-8:00p.m., at ILH-ROC. Registration is required. Register online or with Karen Archer, 703-858-8857 or karen.archer@inova.org.

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00:00pm

Coalesce: (FC)

Coalesce: An Advanced Breast Cancer Support Group 2014 (FC)

Meet weekly in a closed support group with women of all ages to share life’s joys and sorrows. Facilitator: Shara Sosa, LCSW. If interested in attending, please call 703-698-2522. Prior screening is required as this is a closed group.

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10:15am

Restorative Yoga (FC)

Restorative Yoga with Judi_Feb-April 2014 (FC)

This practice is designed to balance the nervous system and release tension from the body and mind. Restorative yoga uses bolsters, blocks, and blankets to support the body so you can easily melt into a pose. Gentle stretches, breath work and guided meditation are combined with restorative poses to deepen your practice. This class is appropriate for everyone but has limited space available; you may come to one or all sessions, but please register separately for each class. Instructor: Judi Eskovitz, RYT.

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1:30pm

Tai Chi and Qi Gon (FO-3580)

Tai Chi and Qi Gong for Health and Wellness, April 2014 (FO-3580)

Both Tai Chi and Qi Gong are ancient Chinese systems of movements, body postures, breathing exercises and mental concentration intended to help you maintain good health and control the flow of vital energy. Potential benefits include improved strength, coordination, flexibility, better balance, reduced pain and stiffness, enhanced sleep and calmness. Registration is required as class size is limited. Attendance for all classes is encouraged. Dress comfortably and bring a water bottle. Class builds on learned information each week, so attending all classes is best. Please register.

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1:30pm

Ostomy Support Gr (PCC)

Ostomy Support Group of Northern Virginia (PCC)

Join us for food, fun and fellowship. For more information visit us at www.ostomysupportofnova.org.

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10:30am

Fitness for Wellne (44084 RP)

Fitness for Wellness with Nancy (44084 RP)

*Class will not meet on April 15. Exercise is an integral part of your wellness plan. This class is designed 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 for the maximum benefit.

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12:00pm

Therapeutic Gentle

Therapeutic Gentle Yoga with Ladan, Fair Oaks

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. Attendance at all 6 sessions is recommended for greatest benefit. Registration is required.

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

1:00pm

Shimmering Voice o (FC)

Shimmering Voice on Deep Ocean: Writing Into our Wisdom (FC)

* New time beginning this month! Within the deep ocean of ourselves lives wisdom and curiosity and all manner of wonder. Through poetry, journaling and writing we can pause and listen deeply to our bodies, hearts and minds. Through this process we can find our breaths. We can find support. And through listening, we can find our voices. Facilitator: Wendi R. Kaplan, MSW, CPT-M/S, LCSW, director of the Institute of Poetry Therapy and psychotherapist with more than twenty-five years experience. Ms. Kaplan specializes in relational and biblio/poetry therapies with a holistic perspective. Space limited; please register by previous Friday.

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2:00pm

Level II Exercise: (FC)

Level II Exercise: Chair-Based (Mon, Mar 17-Apr 28) (FC)

(Mar 17-Apr 28) LEVEL I EXERCISE IS A PREREQUISITE. Class continues for this eight-week series, tailored for those with treatment limitations such as neuropathy, balance and low energy issues. Instructor: Susan Gilmore, ACSM Certified Cancer Exercise Trainer.

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

3:00pm

Level III Exercise (FC)

Level III Exercise-Keeping Fit (Mar-April 2014) (FC)

(Mar 17-Apr 28) PREREQUISITE: LEVELS I & II EXERCISE. Continuation of the seven-week series, offering a combination of standing and floor exercises to improve strength, flexibility, endurance, fatigue and overall well-being. Instructor Susan Gilmore, ACSM Certified Cancer Exercise Trainer.

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

6:00pm

Orientation to LWC (FC)

Orientation to LWC (FC)

This hour-long class is offered four times monthly for those who are new to Life with Cancer. Learn about our many programs, support groups and services for children and adults. Overview includes who we are, what we do, staff and services available at our various locations, tour of our Family Center, and your specific questions addressed. Please call, or register on our website, by preceding day.

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6:15pm

Gentle Yoga - Alex (IAH-E&T, 1&2)

Gentle Yoga-Alexandria 2014 (IAH-E&T, 1&2)

Reduce stress, regain mobility and strength and tap into your body’s innate healing powers. Please bring a yoga mat and wear comfortable clothes. Instructor: Elizabeth Kanter, RYT. Register online.

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

6:45pm

Yoga Nidra (FC)

Yoga Nidra (FC)

Yoga Nidra is a deep relaxation technique that can bring about deep healing, reduced levels of stress, mental clarity, and peace of mind. Come treat yourself to this beautiful experience! In addition to physical benefits, we have the opportunity to be present with ""what is"" and develop increased mental focus and emotional tolerance. This practice is very different from a muscle-focused yoga practice and is a wonderful addition to any holistic health practice. Instructor: Dawn Curtis, ERYT 500. Space limited. Register by preceding day. (Note: No meeting on April 14)

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9:30am

Walking for Fitnes (44084 RP)

Walking for Fitness, Mar-Apr (44084 RP)

Enhance your fitness and enjoy the camaraderie of walking with others on paved paths in Lansdowne. Dress comfortably, bring a water bottle; pedometers will be provided. Class meets weekly (walk inside on rainy days). Facilitator: Jenny Townsend. Registration is required.

CLASS Details...>>

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

10:30am

Spirituality Quest (FC)

Spirituality Quest Group, April 2014 (FC)

Join us monthly on the second Tuesdays as we explore our spiritual paths. "Making the Transition from Winter to Spring" will be the topic for sharing this month. Facilitator: Marsha Komandt, RN, BSN, OCN, 703-698-2530. Please register by the preceding day.

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11:00am

Therapeutic Gentle (44084 RP)

Therapeutic Gentle Yoga with Pat (Mar-May 2014) (44084 RP)

(Formerly Mind Body Stress Reduction: Gentle Yoga) 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. Attendance at all sessions is recommended for greatest benefit. Registration is required.

CLASS Details...>>

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

1:00pm

Level I Exercise: (FC)

Level I Exercise: Launching into Fitness (Mar 18- Apr 8) (FC)

(March 18-Apr 8) This entry level class will help to assess your fitness level and is required for those who are new to our Level I-IV exercise classes. Attendance in at least two classes is required after which you can move forward as recommended by the instructor, ACSM certified Cancer Exercise Trainer Susan Gilmore. Registration is required and registration and waiver forms (available online) must be completed before or upon arrival to class. For questions, contact Marsha Komandt, RN, OCN, 703-698-2530.

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3:00pm

Meditation with Pu (FC)

Meditation with Purnima (FC)

Purnima Sinha has been deeply involved with meditation her whole life, most recently as patient meditation coach at an area hospital. Come and explore this ancient, helpful and evidence-based technique for stress reduction. Space limited so please register for either or both sessions by preceding day. Then join the Mind-Body Technique series beginning April 22.

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5:30pm

Yoga for Breast Ca (FC)

Yoga for Breast Cancer Survivors (Feb-Apr 2014) (FC)

Join us for these yoga sessions designed to reduce stress, regain mobility and strength. Catherine Syron, RYT, is a yoga instructor specifically trained to work with breast cancer survivors. Instructor: Catherine Syron, RYT. Please register for one or for all, by preceding day.

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6:00pm

Prostate Cancer (LCSC)

Loudoun Prostate Cancer Support Group - Men Helping Men (LCSC)

Meet with others dignosed with prostate cancer and their adult family members to share experiences and to learn from one another in these monthly meetings. Registration is not required.

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6:30pm

Teens: Meet the Nu (FC)

Teens: Meet the Nurse (FC)

Teens are invited to come for dinner and meet with an oncology nurse who will help to explain various cancer treatments, possible side-effects and answer questions about a loved one's cancer. Meet other teens who are also living with cancer in their family.

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6:30pm

Young Women with B (IAH-CCW)

Young Women with Breast Cancer-2014 (IAH-CCW)

A group for individuals in their 20s, 30s and 40s with non-metastatic breast cancer. For more information, or if attending for the first time, group facilitator Shara Sosa, LCSW, 703-698-2522.

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7:30pm

Prostate Cancer Su (FC)

Prostate Cancer Support Group, FC (FC)

Join this group monthly on the second Tuesdays. Topic for April: Open discussion of various prostate cancer issues, led by survivors.

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12:30pm

Nutrition to Nouri (FC)

Nutrition to Nourishment , April 2014 (FC)

Join us for two special sessions with registered dietitian and certified wellness coach Anu Kaur, MS, RD, RYT. First session will focus on nutrition and integrating healthy foods, while the second session will focus on Wellness, with the goal of learning some self-care techniques. Feel free to bring your lunch to these sessions, and do register by preceding Monday.

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1:00pm

Fighting Cancer wi (IAH-CCW)

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

Deb Rowland, RD, Dietitian and certified specialist in oncology nutrition, will provide an overview of nutritional recommendations for cancer patients and survivors. Register online.

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1:00pm

Tai Chi Ch'uan (44084 RP)

Tai Chi Ch'uan (44084 RP)

T'ai Chi Ch'uan is a Chinese martial art that uses slow, fluid body movements to enhance wellness, longevity and internal peace. It is frequently characterized as “moving meditation”. During this eight-week course, instructor Kurt Von Quintus will teach students some of the movements of the Wu-style form. Students will learn simple steps and then build on them to perform more complex movements. Supplemental exercises in breathing and postural alignment will also be shown. Registration is required. A registration and waiver (available online and in class) must be completed for the first session. Wear comfortable clothing and closed-toed shoes.

CLASS Details...>>

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

1:30pm

Writing Your Lifes (FC)

Writing your Lifestories (FC)

This 4 week series will give you an opportunity to capture some of your favorite memories in writing, which you may want to share later with your loved ones. No experience is necessary and all writing levels are welcome. Attendance at all four sessions is expected. Please register by preceding Monday. Facilitator: Lynn Magrum , MSN, C-ANP, AOCN. Limited space, so please register, ASAP. NOTE: Series is on Wed. this time.

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

2:00pm

Level II Exercise: (FC)

Level II Exercise: Chair-Based (Wed Mar 12-Apr 30) (FC)

(Mar 112-Apr 308) LEVEL I EXERCISE IS A PREREQUISITE. Class continues for this eight-week series, tailored for those with treatment limitations such as neuropathy, balance and low energy issues. Instructor: Susan Gilmore, ACSM Certified Cancer Exercise Trainer.

CLASS Details...>>

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

3:00pm

Level IV Exercise: (FC)

Level IV Exercise: Fitness Fusion (Mar-April 2014) (FC)

(March 12, 19, 26, April 2, 9, 16, 23, 30) PREREQUISITE: LEVELS I, II, III. Continuation of the eight-week series, offering a sampling of more intensive exercise modalities including dance aerobics, interval training, resistance and core training. Instructor: ACSM Certified Cancer Exercise Trainer Susan Gilmore.

CLASS Details...>>

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

5:30pm

Head and Neck Canc (IFHC)

Head and Neck Cancers Group (IFHC)

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 (FO-3580)

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

This is a support and education group for women diagnosed with an early stage breast cancer within the past three years. The group will provide a supportive environment to meet other women, gather information and learn how to best navigate survivorship. Facilitated by an oncology nurse navigator and social worker. Register online at www.lifewithcancer.org, or call 703-698-2526.

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6:00pm

Breast Cancer Supp (IMVH-CC)

Breast Cancer Support and Education Group-Mount Vernon (IMVH-CC)

Meet with Dr. David Weintritt a nd Nurse Navigator Michele Reddick to learn about, discuss and share ways of meeting the challenges of a breast cancer diagnosis . Group is open to current and former breast cancer patients. Park at yellow entrance; signs will be posted for directions to conference room C on the second floor

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6:30pm

Latinos Unidos (AFC)

Latinos Unidos (AFC)

Aprenderás técnicas y ejercicios para favorecer tu auto-sanación y crecimiento personal, manejar mejor el estrés y los efectos del tratamiento y mejorar tu calidad de vida. Todo esto en un ambiente de confianza, positivismo y amistad. Para más información, llamar a David McGinness 703-698-2529.

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6:30pm

Lung Cancer Suppor (FC)

Lung Cancer Support Group (FC)

Radiologist, Dr. Candy Albano will be discussing various types of radiological testing done for lung cancer patients and will be here to answer questions you may have related to these tests, radiation exposure, and low dose scanning. Please make sure to register in advance. Facilitators: Paul Clark, PhD, LCSW and Carrie Friedman, RN.

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11:00am

Knitting & Crochet (ILPO-I)

Knitting & Crocheting Circle-Loudoun (ILPO-I)

Experienced and inexperienced knitters and crocheters are invited to practice their craft in the companionship of others. Work on your own project or start a new one; materials are provided. Facilitated by Mary Jane Escobar, an experienced and enthusiastic instructor. Please register.

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11:00am

Therapeutic Gentle (44084 RP)

Therapeutic Gentle Yoga with Ladan (Mar-May 2014) (44084 RP)

*Class will not meet on April 17. This class blends gentle movement, breathing exercises and deep relaxation. The movement and yoga postures strengthen your body, increase stamina and flexibility. The breathing exercises and deep relaxation calm the nervous system, helping you release stress. Restore your body and emotional balance while connecting you with your inner healing. Register online.

CLASS Details...>>

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

11:00am

Grupo de Tejido y (ILPO-I)

Grupo de Tejido y Crochet (ILPO-I)

Tejedores y tejedores de ganchillo (crochet) de todos los niveles de experiencia, desde los que están recién empezando hasta los más expertos, están bienvenidos para trabajar juntos en un ambiente relajado. Traiga su propio proyecto o encuentre un nuevo proyecto. Los materiales para los que recién estarán empezando serán proveídos. La instructora, Mary Jane Escobar, tiene la experiencia y el entusiasmo para enseñar su destreza. Favor de registrarse.

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1:00pm

Gentle Yoga with J (FC)

Gentle Yoga with Jenn Fay, April -May 2014 (FC)

Learn movements to stretch, strengthen and relax muscles. Gentle yoga can be practiced while seated in a chair or on the floor. Space is limited; register ASAP. If full, preference given to new participants. Instructor: Certified Gentle Yoga instructor Jenn Fay, MA, RYT. Please register.

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2:00pm

Guided Meditation (FC)

Guided Meditation with Jenn Fay, April-May 2014 (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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7:00pm

Blood Cancers Grou (FC)

Blood Cancers Group-Apr 2014 (FC)

This group is for individuals with leukemia or lymphoma and their support people.This month will be an open discussion meeting. Co-sponsored with the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society and Lymphoma Research Foundation and facilitated by 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 Support Group 2014 (FC)

Meet weekly in a closed support group with women of all ages to share life’s joys and sorrows. Facilitator: Shara Sosa, LCSW. If interested in attending, please call 703-698-2522. Prior screening is required as this is a closed group.

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10:15am

Restorative Yoga (FC)

Restorative Yoga with Judi_Feb-April 2014 (FC)

This practice is designed to balance the nervous system and release tension from the body and mind. Restorative yoga uses bolsters, blocks, and blankets to support the body so you can easily melt into a pose. Gentle stretches, breath work and guided meditation are combined with restorative poses to deepen your practice. This class is appropriate for everyone but has limited space available; you may come to one or all sessions, but please register separately for each class. Instructor: Judi Eskovitz, RYT.

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12:00pm

Advanced Disease (IFOH-1)

Living with Advanced Disease (IFOH-1)

This group is for 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: Sage Bolte, PhD, LCSW, OSW-C and Gale Towery, RN, BSN, OCN. Please call 703-391-4673 for more information. Registration encouraged.

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1:00pm

Drumming for Well (FC)

Drumming for Well-Being (FC)

Come share the beat! Therapeutic drumming can promote wellness and self-expression. It can boost the immune system, induce relaxation, reduce stress and increase focus and a sense of well-being. All instruments are provided; no experience necessary. Group facilitated by Drucilla Brethwaite, MSW, LCSW, OSW-C and Jennifer Brothers. Please register by preceding Wednesday.

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1:30pm

Tai Chi and Qi Gon

Tai Chi and Qi Gong for Health and Wellness, April 2014

Both Tai Chi and Qi Gong are ancient Chinese systems of movements, body postures, breathing exercises and mental concentration intended to help you maintain good health and control the flow of vital energy. Potential benefits include improved strength, coordination, flexibility, better balance, reduced pain and stiffness, enhanced sleep and calmness. Registration is required as class size is limited. Attendance for all classes is encouraged. Dress comfortably and bring a water bottle. Class builds on learned information each week, so attending all classes is best. Please register.

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10:00am

Look Good Feel Bet (ILH-R)

Look Good....Feel Better ILH-R (ILH-R)

A professional cosmetologist will show you how to manage the cosmetic effects of cancer treatment. Also learn about head coverings and wigs to help you look your best before, during, or after treatment. New participants will receive a personalized make-up kit based on skin tone. Co-sponsored with American Cancer Society. Please register online or with Karen Archer , 703-858-8857 or karen.archer@inova.org.

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10:00am

Carcinoid Cancer G (FC)

Carcinoid (neuroendocrine) 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

Kid and Sib Day (FC)

Kid and Sib Day, April 14, 2014 (FC)

Children ages 5-12 with cancer, and their brothers and sisters, ages 5-12, are invited share the day with other children to learn about cancer, share similar feelings, play games, do arts and crafts and just have fun. Kids with cancer and their siblings will do activities separately as well as together. For more information contact, Jenny Eckert, OSW-C, RPT, LCSW, 703-698-2536 or jennifer.eckert@inova.org.

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2:00pm

Level II Exercise: (FC)

Level II Exercise: Chair-Based (Mon, Mar 17-Apr 28) (FC)

(Mar 17-Apr 28) LEVEL I EXERCISE IS A PREREQUISITE. Class continues for this eight-week series, tailored for those with treatment limitations such as neuropathy, balance and low energy issues. Instructor: Susan Gilmore, ACSM Certified Cancer Exercise Trainer.

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3:00pm

Level III Exercise (FC)

Level III Exercise-Keeping Fit (Mar-April 2014) (FC)

(Mar 17-Apr 28) PREREQUISITE: LEVELS I & II EXERCISE. Continuation of the seven-week series, offering a combination of standing and floor exercises to improve strength, flexibility, endurance, fatigue and overall well-being. Instructor Susan Gilmore, ACSM Certified Cancer Exercise Trainer.

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4:30pm

Reiki for Relaxati (FC)

Reiki for Relaxation - Fairfax 2014 (FC)

Appointments do not open until the first of the month. 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. Please register. If you cannot make your appointment, call 703-698-2526.

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5:30pm

Reiki for Relaxati (FC)

Reiki for Relaxation - Fairfax 2014 (FC)

Appointments do not open until the first of the month. 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. Please register. If you cannot make your appointment, call 703-698-2526.

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6:15pm

Gentle Yoga - Alex (IAH-E&T, 1&2)

Gentle Yoga-Alexandria 2014 (IAH-E&T, 1&2)

Reduce stress, regain mobility and strength and tap into your body’s innate healing powers. Please bring a yoga mat and wear comfortable clothes. Instructor: Elizabeth Kanter, RYT. Register online.

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6:30pm

Caregiver Connecti (ILPO-I)

Caregiver Connection-Loudoun (ILPO-I)

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 via www,lifewithcancer.org. Facilitator: Saundra Weller, LCSW, OSW-C.

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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 chemotherapy and radiation. Registration required. Co-sponsored with American Cancer Society, National Cosmetology Association and Personal Care Products Council.

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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. Co-facilitators: Drucilla Brethwaite, LCSW, OSW-C and Lynn Magrum, MSN, CANP.

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7:00pm

Reiki for Relaxati (FC)

Reiki for Relaxation - Fairfax 2014 (FC)

Appointments do not open until the first of the month. 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. Please register. If you cannot make your appointment, call 703-698-2526.

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11:45am

Multiple Myeloma G (FC)

Multiple Myeloma Group-April 2014 (FC)

This monthly meeting is designed for patients and families to get together to discuss, learn, and share the challenges of living with multiple myeloma. April will be an open discussion group. Facilitators: Drucilla Brethwaite, LCSW and Susan Carlson, RN. Co-sponsored with Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. Light lunch, so please register via the LWC website!

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3:00pm

Meditation with Pu (FC)

Meditation with Purnima (FC)

Purnima Sinha has been deeply involved with meditation her whole life, most recently as patient meditation coach at an area hospital. Come and explore this ancient, helpful and evidence-based technique for stress reduction. Space limited so please register for either or both sessions by preceding day. Then join the Mind-Body Technique series beginning April 22.

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5:30pm

Brain Tumor Suppor (ILH-R)

Brain Tumor Support Group-Loudoun (ILH-R)

Adults with primary brain tumors and their family members and friends are invited to attend these monthly meetings to discuss issues, explore coping strategies, share and learn ways to meet the challenges of living with a primary brain tumor. Facillitated by Neurological Care Registered Nurse, Vera Hirschman and Oncology Social Worker, Karen Archer. Please register online or with Karen Archer, 703-858-8857 or karen.archer@inova.org.

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6:00pm

Prostate Cancer Su (IAH-CCW)

Prostate Cancer Support Group-Alexandria 2014 (IAH-CCW)

Meet with others to share experiences and to learn from one another in these monthly meetings. Facilitator: David McGinness, LCSW, 703-698-2529.

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7:00pm

Zumba - Bilingual (FC)

Zumba - Bilingual (FC)

Zumba es una fusión de ritmos latinos y pasos fáciles de seguir. Nuestro objetivo es simple: Queremos que hagas ejercicio, y que lo disfrutes. Incorpora rutinas de ritmos rápidos y lentos con ejercicios de resistencia, con esta combinación que tonifica el cuerpo, y sistema cardiovascular. Agregando un poco de sabor Latino y entusiasmo en esta mezcla ayudan a levantar el ánimo, y bienestar en general. Para más información, llamar a David McGinness, 703-698-2529.

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7:00am

Stronger Body Afte (FO-3580)

Stronger Body After Cancer (FO-3580)

When cancer treatments finish, survivors often find themselves asking "How do I begin to get back to the gym or a regular exercise routine?". This 8 week exercise series is focused on helping survivors begin to gain confidence in building back a stronger body. Use of bands, medicine balls and other low impact and body weight exercises will be used. Important to attend all 8 or most sessions. Appropriate for all athletic capabilities. Instructor, Jennifer Nagy, AFPA certified trainer. RSVP 703-698-2526 or register online www.lifewithcancer.org. Questions? Call Sage Bolte, 703-391-3719.

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10:00am

Curious About Canc (FC)

Curious About Cancer Day, April 16, 2014 (FC)

Children ages 5-12 who have a parent with cancer are invited to share the day with other children, learn about cancer, share similar feelings, play games, do arts and crafts and just have fun. For more information contact Jenny Eckert, LCSW, Children’s Program Manager at 703-698-2536 or jennifer.eckert@inova.org.

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1:00pm

Tai Chi Ch'uan (44084 RP)

Tai Chi Ch'uan (44084 RP)

T'ai Chi Ch'uan is a Chinese martial art that uses slow, fluid body movements to enhance wellness, longevity and internal peace. It is frequently characterized as “moving meditation”. During this eight-week course, instructor Kurt Von Quintus will teach students some of the movements of the Wu-style form. Students will learn simple steps and then build on them to perform more complex movements. Supplemental exercises in breathing and postural alignment will also be shown. Registration is required. A registration and waiver (available online and in class) must be completed for the first session. Wear comfortable clothing and closed-toed shoes.

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1:30pm

Writing Your Lifes (FC)

Writing your Lifestories (FC)

This 4 week series will give you an opportunity to capture some of your favorite memories in writing, which you may want to share later with your loved ones. No experience is necessary and all writing levels are welcome. Attendance at all four sessions is expected. Please register by preceding Monday. Facilitator: Lynn Magrum , MSN, C-ANP, AOCN. Limited space, so please register, ASAP. NOTE: Series is on Wed. this time.

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FULL class. Please call 703-776-2820 to be put on a waiting list.
2:00pm

Level II Exercise: (FC)

Level II Exercise: Chair-Based (Wed Mar 12-Apr 30) (FC)

(Mar 112-Apr 308) LEVEL I EXERCISE IS A PREREQUISITE. Class continues for this eight-week series, tailored for those with treatment limitations such as neuropathy, balance and low energy issues. Instructor: Susan Gilmore, ACSM Certified Cancer Exercise Trainer.

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3:00pm

Level IV Exercise: (FC)

Level IV Exercise: Fitness Fusion (Mar-April 2014) (FC)

(March 12, 19, 26, April 2, 9, 16, 23, 30) PREREQUISITE: LEVELS I, II, III. Continuation of the eight-week series, offering a sampling of more intensive exercise modalities including dance aerobics, interval training, resistance and core training. Instructor: ACSM Certified Cancer Exercise Trainer Susan Gilmore.

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5:00pm

Ask the Expert: Nu (IFOH-2)

Ask the Expert: Nutrition for Wellness During and After Cancer, Fair Oaks, April 2014 (IFOH-2)

"What can I eat? What should I eat? Is sugar bad for me? Can food help me heal?" These are common questions asked after a cancer diagnosis. Eric Cohen, RN, MS, OCN, will explore in an interactive discussion the various ways that food can nourish our bodies, assist in healing, increase energy and provide overall wellness. RSVP 703-698-2526 or register online www.lifewithcancer.org

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5:30pm

Breast Cancer Supp (IFHC)

Breast Cancer Support Group-Falls Church (IFHC)

Learn, discuss and gain support from others who understand the concerns and challenges you face. Facilitators: Corinne Cook, LCSW, OSW-C and Marsha Komandt, RN, BSN, OCN®.

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10:00am

What to Expect Dur (FC)

What to Expect During Chemo (FC)

This hour-long class is offered twice monthly for people new to chemotherapy. Oncology Nurse Educator. Lynn Magrum, MSN, CANP will explain medical terms, what to be aware of, do's and don'ts, and tips to optimize your quality of life throughout treatment. Registration required by previous day. If you must cancel your registration please call 703-698-2526 ASAP.Oncology Nurse Educator. Lynn Magrum, MSN, CANP will explain medical terms, what to be aware of, do's and don'ts, and tips to optimize your quality of life throughout treatment. Registration required by previous day. If you must cancel your registration please call 703-698-2526 ASAP.

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11:30am

Orientation to LWC (FC)

Orientation to LWC (FC)

This hour-long class is offered four times monthly for those who are new to Life with Cancer. Learn about our many programs, support groups and services for children and adults. Overview includes who we are, what we do, staff and services available at our various locations, tour of our Family Center, and your specific questions addressed. Please call, or register on our website, by preceding day.

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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. Artistic ability is NOT necessary- just a willingness to explore, have some fun and be part of a supportive, creative community. Please register by previous Friday. Facilitators: Art therapist, Jean McCaw, MA, ATR-BC and Sara Huffman, Art Therapy Intern.

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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 precepción y crecimiento personal. No se necesita experiencia artística – 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 al 703-698-2539.

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FULL class. Please call 703-776-2820 to be put on a waiting list.
1:00pm

Gentle Yoga with J (FC)

Gentle Yoga with Jenn Fay, April -May 2014 (FC)

Learn movements to stretch, strengthen and relax muscles. Gentle yoga can be practiced while seated in a chair or on the floor. Space is limited; register ASAP. If full, preference given to new participants. Instructor: Certified Gentle Yoga instructor Jenn Fay, MA, RYT. Please register.

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2:00pm

Guided Meditation (FC)

Guided Meditation with Jenn Fay, April-May 2014 (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

Sounds of Meditati (44084 RP)

Sounds of Meditation and Wellness (44084 RP)

Sound is a powerful balancing of mind, body and spirit. It has been successfully used to reduce anxiety and stress and to create positive changes in both mood and emotional state. Experience how calming sounds can bring deep relaxation and personal well-being. Facilitated by Karen Nausewicz.

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00:00pm

Coalesce: (FC)

Coalesce: An Advanced Breast Cancer Support Group 2014 (FC)

Meet weekly in a closed support group with women of all ages to share life’s joys and sorrows. Facilitator: Shara Sosa, LCSW. If interested in attending, please call 703-698-2522. Prior screening is required as this is a closed group.

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1:30pm

Tai Chi and Qi Gon

Tai Chi and Qi Gong for Health and Wellness, April 2014

Both Tai Chi and Qi Gong are ancient Chinese systems of movements, body postures, breathing exercises and mental concentration intended to help you maintain good health and control the flow of vital energy. Potential benefits include improved strength, coordination, flexibility, better balance, reduced pain and stiffness, enhanced sleep and calmness. Registration is required as class size is limited. Attendance for all classes is encouraged. Dress comfortably and bring a water bottle. Class builds on learned information each week, so attending all classes is best. Please register.

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10:30am

Fitness for Wellne (44084 RP)

Fitness for Wellness with Nancy (44084 RP)

*Class will not meet on April 15. Exercise is an integral part of your wellness plan. This class is designed 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 for the maximum benefit.

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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. Artistic ability is NOT necessary- just a willingness to explore, have some fun and be part of a supportive, creative community. Please register by previous Friday. Facilitators: Art therapist, Jean McCaw, MA, ATR-BC and Sara Huffman, Art Therapy Intern.

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2:00pm

Level II Exercise: (FC)

Level II Exercise: Chair-Based (Mon, Mar 17-Apr 28) (FC)

(Mar 17-Apr 28) LEVEL I EXERCISE IS A PREREQUISITE. Class continues for this eight-week series, tailored for those with treatment limitations such as neuropathy, balance and low energy issues. Instructor: Susan Gilmore, ACSM Certified Cancer Exercise Trainer.

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3:00pm

Level III Exercise (FC)

Level III Exercise-Keeping Fit (Mar-April 2014) (FC)

(Mar 17-Apr 28) PREREQUISITE: LEVELS I & II EXERCISE. Continuation of the seven-week series, offering a combination of standing and floor exercises to improve strength, flexibility, endurance, fatigue and overall well-being. Instructor Susan Gilmore, ACSM Certified Cancer Exercise Trainer.

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6:00pm

Luzca Bien…Sién (FC)

Luzca Bien…Siéntase Mejor (Sesión de belleza) (FC)

Programa de belleza gratuito para mujeres en tratamiento de quimioterapia y/o radioterapia. Una cosmetóloga les enseñará técnicas de maquillaje, cuidado de la piel, uso de pelucas y pañuelos, etc. Venga a fortalecer su espíritu y confianza en sí misma. Recibirás cosméticos personalizados. REGISTRACIÓN ES MANDATARIA vía nuestro sitio de Internet: www.lifewithcancer.org. o llamando a Debra al 703-698-2539.

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6:00pm

Orientation to LWC (FC)

Orientation to LWC (FC)

This hour-long class is offered four times monthly for those who are new to Life with Cancer. Learn about our many programs, support groups and services for children and adults. Overview includes who we are, what we do, staff and services available at our various locations, tour of our Family Center, and your specific questions addressed. Please call, or register on our website, by preceding day.

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6:15pm

Gentle Yoga - Alex (IAH-E&T, 1&2)

Gentle Yoga-Alexandria 2014 (IAH-E&T, 1&2)

Reduce stress, regain mobility and strength and tap into your body’s innate healing powers. Please bring a yoga mat and wear comfortable clothes. Instructor: Elizabeth Kanter, RYT. Register online.

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6:30pm

Lung Cancer Suppor (ILPO-I)

Lung Cancer Support Group-Loudoun (ILPO-I)

Join other patients, survivors and family members to discuss the challenges of living with cancer and its treatments; Facilitators: Saundra Weller LCSW, OSW-C and Renee Dean RN, BSN, OCN. Contact Saundra Weller for more information 703-858-8466.

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6:30pm

Lung Cancer Resear (FC)

Lung Cancer Research and Clinical Trials with Dr. Alex Spira (FC)

Dr. Alex Spira, Mediacal Oncology Hematology, specializing in Lung Cancer will tell us about clinical trials and a current research program available to lung cancer patients. This program will be broadcasted live to Physicians Office II, 44035 Riverside Parkway, Suite 420, Leesburg, VA 20176.

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6:45pm

Yoga Nidra (FC)

Yoga Nidra (FC)

Yoga Nidra is a deep relaxation technique that can bring about deep healing, reduced levels of stress, mental clarity, and peace of mind. Come treat yourself to this beautiful experience! In addition to physical benefits, we have the opportunity to be present with ""what is"" and develop increased mental focus and emotional tolerance. This practice is very different from a muscle-focused yoga practice and is a wonderful addition to any holistic health practice. Instructor: Dawn Curtis, ERYT 500. Space limited. Register by preceding day. (Note: No meeting on April 14)

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9:30am

Walking for Fitnes (44084 RP)

Walking for Fitness, Mar-Apr (44084 RP)

Enhance your fitness and enjoy the camaraderie of walking with others on paved paths in Lansdowne. Dress comfortably, bring a water bottle; pedometers will be provided. Class meets weekly (walk inside on rainy days). Facilitator: Jenny Townsend. Registration is required.

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11:00am

Therapeutic Gentle (44084 RP)

Therapeutic Gentle Yoga with Pat (Mar-May 2014) (44084 RP)

(Formerly Mind Body Stress Reduction: Gentle Yoga) 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. Attendance at all sessions is recommended for greatest benefit. Registration is required.

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1:00pm

Fighting Fatigue (ILH-R)

Fighting Fatigue, Loudoun (ILH-R)

Fatigue is the most common side effect to cancer treatment and can alter one’s quality of life. Learn what research has taught us about the best approaches to lessening fatigue as well as some simple practices you can do at home that will make a difference. Lynn Magrum, MSN, CANP will be the clinical educator.Please register by Friday, April 18.

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1:00pm

Quilting with Sand (FC)

Quilting with Sandi (FC)

"Learn the art of quilting from a master! Master quilter Sandi Goldman will teach some basic hand-piecing and quilting techniques in this monthly program to get you started or keep you going. Limited space; please register by preceding Friday. "

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2:00pm

Mind-Body Tech (FC)

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

(Apr 22-May 13) This is a four-week series to learn about a variety of mind-body techniques including 1. Stress Response and Breathwork, 2. Eating and Movement, 3. Biofeedback and Guided Imagery, 4. Body Scan, Progressive Muscle Relaxation and Mandalas. Attend one or attend all. 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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2:00pm

Advanced Cancer Gr (IAH-CCC)

Women Living with Cancer (IAH-CCC)

This is a guided discussion group for women with any type of advanced cancer. Topics are generated by the group and may include, dealing with difficult feelings, communicating with friends and family, identifying ways of coping and finding hope in the present. Facilitator: Shara Sosa, LCSW. Early registration is suggested.

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4:15pm

Parent Connection (ILH-R)

Parent Connection, Loudoun (ILH-R)

While your children are at their Curious about Cancer meeting you will have time to meet with other parents who also have a spouse or partner with cancer. Share and learn from one another about how to meet the challenges of parenting when one's partner has cancer. Facilitated by Saundra Weller, MSW, LCSW, OSW-C. Please register.

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4:15pm

Curious About Canc (ILH-R)

Curious About Cancer, Loudoun, April 22-May 27, 2014 (ILH-R)

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

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5:30pm

Parenting Alone, L (ILH-R)

Parenting Alone, Loudoun (ILH-R)

Meet with other parents who have lost a spouse or partner to cancer while raising children. Share thoughts, challenges and solutions, and hear from professionals who will share information and ideas you might find helpful. Parents will meet for six weeks during the "Good Grief for Children"program. Facilitated by Saundra Weller MSW, LCSW, OSW-C. Please register.

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5:30pm

Living with Breast (FC)

Living with Breast Cancer: Exercise, Spring 2014 (FC)

This six-week exercise series is paired with the Living with Breast Cancer Education series. Participation in both is encouraged. Learn various exercise modalities that can help increase strength and flexibility after breast cancer surgery. Wear comfortable, loose clothing. Registration is required. A waiver (available online) must be completed before or upon arrival to class. Physician approval is required if you have had surgery within six weeks. Contact Marsha Komandt, RN OCN, 703-698-2530, for further information.

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5:30pm

Good Grief for Chi (ILH-R)

Good Grief for Children, Loudoun, Apr 22-May 27, 2014 (ILH-R)

Through age-appropriate discussion, games and art children will be invited to share thoughts and feelings and work through the grief process. For more information and to register contact Jenny Eckert, LCSW, Children’s Program Manager at 703-698-2536 or jennifer.eckert@inova.org.

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6:30pm

Living with Breast (FC)

Living with Breast Cancer: Education, Spring 2014 (FC)

This six-week education series is paired with the Living with Breast Cancer Exercise series. Learn about breast cancer development, systemic therapy options, management of treatment side effects, genetics counseling, nutritional guidelines, lymphedema, intimacy and survivorship. The first two sessions will feature a radiation oncologist and a medical oncologist. Attendance at each session is encouraged. For weekly seminar topics or for more information, call Marsha Komandt, RN, OCN, at 703-698-2530. Registration required by the preceding Monday for each session/s.

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7:15pm

Good Grief for Adu (FC)

Good Grief for Adults, Spring 2014 (FC)

This eight-week series 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 please contact David McGinness 703.698.2529 or david.mcginniss@inova.org.

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7:00am

Stronger Body Afte (FO-3580)

Stronger Body After Cancer (FO-3580)

When cancer treatments finish, survivors often find themselves asking "How do I begin to get back to the gym or a regular exercise routine?". This 8 week exercise series is focused on helping survivors begin to gain confidence in building back a stronger body. Use of bands, medicine balls and other low impact and body weight exercises will be used. Important to attend all 8 or most sessions. Appropriate for all athletic capabilities. Instructor, Jennifer Nagy, AFPA certified trainer. RSVP 703-698-2526 or register online www.lifewithcancer.org. Questions? Call Sage Bolte, 703-391-3719.

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12:30pm

Surviving: Making (FC)

Surviving: Making Sense of Your Story, April-December 2014 (FC)

This new monthly series (April - December) provides an opportunity for women out of treatment to explore the impact the cancer experience has had on your life – through guided imagery, meditation, art therapy, psychodrama, yoga and journaling. Attendance at all sessions is expected.Facilitated by Oncology Counselor Micheline Toussaint, LCSW,RYT and Art Therapist Jean McCaw, MA, ATR-BC. Please call Micheline Toussaint, 703-698-2521, if interested.

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12:30pm

Nutrition to Nouri (FC)

Nutrition to Nourishment , April 2014 (FC)

Join us for two special sessions with registered dietitian and certified wellness coach Anu Kaur, MS, RD, RYT. First session will focus on nutrition and integrating healthy foods, while the second session will focus on Wellness, with the goal of learning some self-care techniques. Feel free to bring your lunch to these sessions, and do register by preceding Monday.

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1:00pm

Tai Chi Ch'uan (44084 RP)

Tai Chi Ch'uan (44084 RP)

T'ai Chi Ch'uan is a Chinese martial art that uses slow, fluid body movements to enhance wellness, longevity and internal peace. It is frequently characterized as “moving meditation”. During this eight-week course, instructor Kurt Von Quintus will teach students some of the movements of the Wu-style form. Students will learn simple steps and then build on them to perform more complex movements. Supplemental exercises in breathing and postural alignment will also be shown. Registration is required. A registration and waiver (available online and in class) must be completed for the first session. Wear comfortable clothing and closed-toed shoes.

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1:30pm

Writing Your Lifes (FC)

Writing your Lifestories (FC)

This 4 week series will give you an opportunity to capture some of your favorite memories in writing, which you may want to share later with your loved ones. No experience is necessary and all writing levels are welcome. Attendance at all four sessions is expected. Please register by preceding Monday. Facilitator: Lynn Magrum , MSN, C-ANP, AOCN. Limited space, so please register, ASAP. NOTE: Series is on Wed. this time.

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FULL class. Please call 703-776-2820 to be put on a waiting list.
2:00pm

Level II Exercise: (FC)

Level II Exercise: Chair-Based (Wed Mar 12-Apr 30) (FC)

(Mar 112-Apr 308) LEVEL I EXERCISE IS A PREREQUISITE. Class continues for this eight-week series, tailored for those with treatment limitations such as neuropathy, balance and low energy issues. Instructor: Susan Gilmore, ACSM Certified Cancer Exercise Trainer.

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3:00pm

Level IV Exercise: (FC)

Level IV Exercise: Fitness Fusion (Mar-April 2014) (FC)

(March 12, 19, 26, April 2, 9, 16, 23, 30) PREREQUISITE: LEVELS I, II, III. Continuation of the eight-week series, offering a sampling of more intensive exercise modalities including dance aerobics, interval training, resistance and core training. Instructor: ACSM Certified Cancer Exercise Trainer Susan Gilmore.

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FULL class. Please call 703-776-2820 to be put on a waiting list.
4:30pm

Reiki for Relaxati (FC)

Reiki for Relaxation - Fairfax 2014 (FC)

Appointments do not open until the first of the month. 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. Please register. If you cannot make your appointment, call 703-698-2526.

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FULL class. Please call 703-776-2820 to be put on a waiting list.
5:30pm

Reiki for Relaxati (FC)

Reiki for Relaxation - Fairfax 2014 (FC)

Appointments do not open until the first of the month. 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. Please register. If you cannot make your appointment, call 703-698-2526.

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5:30pm

GYN Cancers Group (FC)

GYN Cancers Group (FC)

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

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FULL class. Please call 703-776-2820 to be put on a waiting list.
7:00pm

Reiki for Relaxati (FC)

Reiki for Relaxation - Fairfax 2014 (FC)

Appointments do not open until the first of the month. 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. Please register. If you cannot make your appointment, call 703-698-2526.

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11:00am

Knitting & Crochet (ILPO-I)

Knitting & Crocheting Circle-Loudoun (ILPO-I)

Experienced and inexperienced knitters and crocheters are invited to practice their craft in the companionship of others. Work on your own project or start a new one; materials are provided. Facilitated by Mary Jane Escobar, an experienced and enthusiastic instructor. Please register.

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11:00am

Therapeutic Gentle (44084 RP)

Therapeutic Gentle Yoga with Ladan (Mar-May 2014) (44084 RP)

*Class will not meet on April 17. This class blends gentle movement, breathing exercises and deep relaxation. The movement and yoga postures strengthen your body, increase stamina and flexibility. The breathing exercises and deep relaxation calm the nervous system, helping you release stress. Restore your body and emotional balance while connecting you with your inner healing. Register online.

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11:00am

Grupo de Tejido y (ILPO-I)

Grupo de Tejido y Crochet (ILPO-I)

Tejedores y tejedores de ganchillo (crochet) de todos los niveles de experiencia, desde los que están recién empezando hasta los más expertos, están bienvenidos para trabajar juntos en un ambiente relajado. Traiga su propio proyecto o encuentre un nuevo proyecto. Los materiales para los que recién estarán empezando serán proveídos. La instructora, Mary Jane Escobar, tiene la experiencia y el entusiasmo para enseñar su destreza. Favor de registrarse.

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1:00pm

Gentle Yoga with J (FC)

Gentle Yoga with Jenn Fay, April -May 2014 (FC)

Learn movements to stretch, strengthen and relax muscles. Gentle yoga can be practiced while seated in a chair or on the floor. Space is limited; register ASAP. If full, preference given to new participants. Instructor: Certified Gentle Yoga instructor Jenn Fay, MA, RYT. Please register.

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2:00pm

Guided Meditation (FC)

Guided Meditation with Jenn Fay, April-May 2014 (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

Women in Transitio (ILPO-I)

Women in Transition: The Next Step (ILPO-I)

Women who are post-treatment are invited to attend this 6 week series to help guide you in regaining balance in your life. Professional, certified speakers and a panel of survivors will share their expertise on nutrition, relationships, rehabilitating and exercising your body, managing your thoughts, and looking at your inner self- all designed to help you bridge the gap to wellness. Registration is required to ensure that each session will be held.

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6:45pm

Reiki for Relaxati (ILH-R)

Reiki for Relaxation-Loudoun 2014 (ILH-R)

For those touched by cancer (patients, family, & friends). Rebalance and recharge your body’s energy systems while you relax to live “healing harp” music. Group meets monthly on the fourth Thursday. Class size is limited and registration is required. Register online or contact Karen Archer, 703-858-8857 or karen.archer@inova.org.

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7:00pm

Spiritual Support (CUMC-1)

Spiritual Support Group (Christ United Methodist Church 2014) (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 Support Group 2014 (FC)

Meet weekly in a closed support group with women of all ages to share life’s joys and sorrows. Facilitator: Shara Sosa, LCSW. If interested in attending, please call 703-698-2522. Prior screening is required as this is a closed group.

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10:00am

Art for Wellness (ILPO-I)

Art for Wellness and Growth, Loudoun County (ILPO-I)

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.Facilitator: Sarah Huff MAT. Registration required.

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12:00pm

Advanced Disease (IFOH-1)

Living with Advanced Disease (IFOH-1)

This group is for 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: Sage Bolte, PhD, LCSW, OSW-C and Gale Towery, RN, BSN, OCN. Please call 703-391-4673 for more information. Registration encouraged.

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1:30pm

Tai Chi and Qi Gon

Tai Chi and Qi Gong for Health and Wellness, April 2014

Both Tai Chi and Qi Gong are ancient Chinese systems of movements, body postures, breathing exercises and mental concentration intended to help you maintain good health and control the flow of vital energy. Potential benefits include improved strength, coordination, flexibility, better balance, reduced pain and stiffness, enhanced sleep and calmness. Registration is required as class size is limited. Attendance for all classes is encouraged. Dress comfortably and bring a water bottle. Class builds on learned information each week, so attending all classes is best. Please register.

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10:30am

Fitness for Wellne (44084 RP)

Fitness for Wellness with Nancy (44084 RP)

*Class will not meet on April 15. Exercise is an integral part of your wellness plan. This class is designed 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 for the maximum benefit.

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2:00pm

Level II Exercise: (FC)

Level II Exercise: Chair-Based (Mon, Mar 17-Apr 28) (FC)

(Mar 17-Apr 28) LEVEL I EXERCISE IS A PREREQUISITE. Class continues for this eight-week series, tailored for those with treatment limitations such as neuropathy, balance and low energy issues. Instructor: Susan Gilmore, ACSM Certified Cancer Exercise Trainer.

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3:00pm

Level III Exercise (FC)

Level III Exercise-Keeping Fit (Mar-April 2014) (FC)

(Mar 17-Apr 28) PREREQUISITE: LEVELS I & II EXERCISE. Continuation of the seven-week series, offering a combination of standing and floor exercises to improve strength, flexibility, endurance, fatigue and overall well-being. Instructor Susan Gilmore, ACSM Certified Cancer Exercise Trainer.

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5:00pm

Breast Cancer Supp (ILH-R)

Breast Cancer Support Group - Loudoun 2014 (ILH-R)

For women newly diagnosed, making decisions about treatment, those in treatment and those finished with treatment. Registration is requested if attending for the first time. Register online or contact Karen Archer, 703-858-8857 or karen.archer@inova.org.

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5:30pm

Nutrition "Potluck (FC)

Nutrition "Potluck" (FC)

Learn more about what it all really means: Fats, Glycemic Index, Portion size, along with understanding food labels. Join Deb Rowland, RD, CSO, long-time dietitian and certified specialist in oncology nutrition to gain understanding of these topics and get your nutrition questions answered. Please register by Friday, April 25.

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6:15pm

Gentle Yoga - Alex (IAH-E&T, 1&2)

Gentle Yoga-Alexandria 2014 (IAH-E&T, 1&2)

Reduce stress, regain mobility and strength and tap into your body’s innate healing powers. Please bring a yoga mat and wear comfortable clothes. Instructor: Elizabeth Kanter, RYT. Register online.

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6:30pm

Latinas Unidas (FC)

Latinas Unidas (FC)

Grupo de apoyo y crecimiento personal para mujeres con diagnóstico de cáncer. Recibe los beneficios de poder compartir y aprender junto a otras compañeras con experiencias y necesidades similares. Para mas información, llamar a Debra Haynes 703-698-2539.

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6:30pm

Advanced Breast Ca (ILH-R)

Advanced Breast Cancer Support Group-Loudoun 2014 (ILH-R)

For those who have had a recurrence or have metastatic breast cancer. Please register if attending for the first time. Register online or contact Karen Archer, MSW, 703-858-8857 or karen.archer@inova.org.

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6:45pm

Yoga Nidra (FC)

Yoga Nidra (FC)

Yoga Nidra is a deep relaxation technique that can bring about deep healing, reduced levels of stress, mental clarity, and peace of mind. Come treat yourself to this beautiful experience! In addition to physical benefits, we have the opportunity to be present with ""what is"" and develop increased mental focus and emotional tolerance. This practice is very different from a muscle-focused yoga practice and is a wonderful addition to any holistic health practice. Instructor: Dawn Curtis, ERYT 500. Space limited. Register by preceding day. (Note: No meeting on April 14)

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9:30am

Walking for Fitnes (44084 RP)

Walking for Fitness, Mar-Apr (44084 RP)

Enhance your fitness and enjoy the camaraderie of walking with others on paved paths in Lansdowne. Dress comfortably, bring a water bottle; pedometers will be provided. Class meets weekly (walk inside on rainy days). Facilitator: Jenny Townsend. Registration is required.

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11:00am

Therapeutic Gentle (44084 RP)

Therapeutic Gentle Yoga with Pat (Mar-May 2014) (44084 RP)

(Formerly Mind Body Stress Reduction: Gentle Yoga) 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. Attendance at all sessions is recommended for greatest benefit. Registration is required.

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2:00pm

Mind-Body Tech (FC)

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

(Apr 22-May 13) This is a four-week series to learn about a variety of mind-body techniques including 1. Stress Response and Breathwork, 2. Eating and Movement, 3. Biofeedback and Guided Imagery, 4. Body Scan, Progressive Muscle Relaxation and Mandalas. Attend one or attend all. 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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4:15pm

Parent Connection (ILH-R)

Parent Connection, Loudoun (ILH-R)

While your children are at their Curious about Cancer meeting you will have time to meet with other parents who also have a spouse or partner with cancer. Share and learn from one another about how to meet the challenges of parenting when one's partner has cancer. Facilitated by Saundra Weller, MSW, LCSW, OSW-C. Please register.

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4:15pm

Curious About Canc (ILH-R)

Curious About Cancer, Loudoun, April 22-May 27, 2014 (ILH-R)

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

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5:30pm

Parenting Alone, L (ILH-R)

Parenting Alone, Loudoun (ILH-R)

Meet with other parents who have lost a spouse or partner to cancer while raising children. Share thoughts, challenges and solutions, and hear from professionals who will share information and ideas you might find helpful. Parents will meet for six weeks during the "Good Grief for Children"program. Facilitated by Saundra Weller MSW, LCSW, OSW-C. Please register.

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5:30pm

Living with Breast (FC)

Living with Breast Cancer: Exercise, Spring 2014 (FC)

This six-week exercise series is paired with the Living with Breast Cancer Education series. Participation in both is encouraged. Learn various exercise modalities that can help increase strength and flexibility after breast cancer surgery. Wear comfortable, loose clothing. Registration is required. A waiver (available online) must be completed before or upon arrival to class. Physician approval is required if you have had surgery within six weeks. Contact Marsha Komandt, RN OCN, 703-698-2530, for further information.

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5:30pm

Good Grief for Chi (ILH-R)

Good Grief for Children, Loudoun, Apr 22-May 27, 2014 (ILH-R)

Through age-appropriate discussion, games and art children will be invited to share thoughts and feelings and work through the grief process. For more information and to register contact Jenny Eckert, LCSW, Children’s Program Manager at 703-698-2536 or jennifer.eckert@inova.org.

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6:30pm

Living with Breast (FC)

Living with Breast Cancer: Education, Spring 2014 (FC)

This six-week education series is paired with the Living with Breast Cancer Exercise series. Learn about breast cancer development, systemic therapy options, management of treatment side effects, genetics counseling, nutritional guidelines, lymphedema, intimacy and survivorship. The first two sessions will feature a radiation oncologist and a medical oncologist. Attendance at each session is encouraged. For weekly seminar topics or for more information, call Marsha Komandt, RN, OCN, at 703-698-2530. Registration required by the preceding Monday for each session/s.

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6:30pm

Pediatric Oncology (FC)

Pediatric Oncology Parent Night: Family Bingo! (FC)

Please join us for a night of Family Bingo sponsored by DC Candlelighters. Dinner, fun and prizes for all. Children of all ages welcome. Dinner from 6 - 6:30 pm. Please register with Connie Connor, LCSW at constance.connor@inova.org or call 703-531-1515; or email DCCandlelighters@gmail.com.

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7:15pm

Good Grief for Adu (FC)

Good Grief for Adults, Spring 2014 (FC)

This eight-week series 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 please contact David McGinness 703.698.2529 or david.mcginniss@inova.org.

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7:00am

Stronger Body Afte (FO-3580)

Stronger Body After Cancer (FO-3580)

When cancer treatments finish, survivors often find themselves asking "How do I begin to get back to the gym or a regular exercise routine?". This 8 week exercise series is focused on helping survivors begin to gain confidence in building back a stronger body. Use of bands, medicine balls and other low impact and body weight exercises will be used. Important to attend all 8 or most sessions. Appropriate for all athletic capabilities. Instructor, Jennifer Nagy, AFPA certified trainer. RSVP 703-698-2526 or register online www.lifewithcancer.org. Questions? Call Sage Bolte, 703-391-3719.

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1:00pm

Tai Chi Ch'uan (44084 RP)

Tai Chi Ch'uan (44084 RP)

T'ai Chi Ch'uan is a Chinese martial art that uses slow, fluid body movements to enhance wellness, longevity and internal peace. It is frequently characterized as “moving meditation”. During this eight-week course, instructor Kurt Von Quintus will teach students some of the movements of the Wu-style form. Students will learn simple steps and then build on them to perform more complex movements. Supplemental exercises in breathing and postural alignment will also be shown. Registration is required. A registration and waiver (available online and in class) must be completed for the first session. Wear comfortable clothing and closed-toed shoes.

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1:30pm

Writing Your Lifes (FC)

Writing your Lifestories (FC)

This 4 week series will give you an opportunity to capture some of your favorite memories in writing, which you may want to share later with your loved ones. No experience is necessary and all writing levels are welcome. Attendance at all four sessions is expected. Please register by preceding Monday. Facilitator: Lynn Magrum , MSN, C-ANP, AOCN. Limited space, so please register, ASAP. NOTE: Series is on Wed. this time.

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FULL class. Please call 703-776-2820 to be put on a waiting list.
2:00pm

Level II Exercise: (FC)

Level II Exercise: Chair-Based (Wed Mar 12-Apr 30) (FC)

(Mar 112-Apr 308) LEVEL I EXERCISE IS A PREREQUISITE. Class continues for this eight-week series, tailored for those with treatment limitations such as neuropathy, balance and low energy issues. Instructor: Susan Gilmore, ACSM Certified Cancer Exercise Trainer.

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3:00pm

Level IV Exercise: (FC)

Level IV Exercise: Fitness Fusion (Mar-April 2014) (FC)

(March 12, 19, 26, April 2, 9, 16, 23, 30) PREREQUISITE: LEVELS I, II, III. Continuation of the eight-week series, offering a sampling of more intensive exercise modalities including dance aerobics, interval training, resistance and core training. Instructor: ACSM Certified Cancer Exercise Trainer Susan Gilmore.

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5:15pm

Curious about Canc (FC)

Curious about Cancer, Apr 30-Jun 11 (FC)

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’s Program Manager at 703-698-2536 or jennifer.eckert@inova.org.

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5:15pm

Curious about Canc (FC)

Curious about Cancer, Apr 30-Jun 11 (FC)

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’s Program Manager at 703-698-2536 or jennifer.eckert@inova.org.

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6:30pm

"Chemobrain" (FC)

Understanding "Chemobrain" (FC)

It’s true! You’re not just imagining it! Cancer-related “Chemobrain,” or neurocognitive dysfunction, does exist! Learn more about this often frustrating and challenging side- and after- effect of treatment, and how to better manage it with Oncology Patient Educator, Lynn Magrum, MSN, CANP. Please register by preceding day; if registration must be cancelled, please call 703-698-2526 ASAP.

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Location Key:


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

 AFC:
  Arlington Free Clinic, 2921 11th St S, Arlington, VA, 22204    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

 FO-3580:
  Inova Fair Oaks Radiation Oncology Center, 3580 Joseph Siewick Drive, LL-001, Fairfax, VA, 22033    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

 IAH-E&T, 1&2:
  Inova Alexandria Hospital-Education & Training Rooms 1&2, Alexandria, VA, 22304

 IFHC:
  Inova Fairfax Hospital for Children- 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

 IFOH-2:
  Inova Fair Oaks Hospital-Conference Room 2, 3600 Joseph Siewick Drive, Fairfax, VA    Map It

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

 ILPO-I:
  Inova Loudoun Physicians Offices I, 44055 Riverside Parkway, SUITE 210, 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

 PCC:
  Physicians Conference Center, 3300 Gallows Road, Falls Church, VA, 22042    Map It