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Total Classes found: 166
    April 2015      

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3:00pm

Meditation and Gui (FC)

Meditation and Guided Imagery with Micheline (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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3:00pm

Core Strengthening (3580-005)

Core Strengthening (3580-005)

Build core strength and stability by focusing on the muscles of the abdominal region, lower back, pelvis, and hips. Exercises will help to with posture, daily functional activities, and overall strength and balance. Incorporates elements of Yoga and Pilates. Dress comfortably and bring a water bottle. Registration for this series is required. Instructor: Jackie Le

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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 as a breast cancer patient/survivor. 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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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

Stronger Body Afte (3580-D)

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

Whether you are a survivor in treatment or perhaps years out, this class will help you build a stronger body with the use of bands, medicine balls, light weights and low impact body weight exercises. This class will help you build muscle, teach you the proper way to exercise and can be modified for all physical strengths and limitations. Attending each class will provide you with the greatest benefit. Equipment is provided. Dress comfortably and bring a water bottle. If attending for the first time in 2015, bring a signed waiver to first class.

Click here for waiver
2015 Physical Activity Waiver



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

 
6:30pm

Meditation with Es (ILH-R )

Meditation, ILH-R (ILH-R )

This group offers patients and family the opportunity to learn about and practice the art of relaxation and guided meditation. 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’s joys and sorrows. Facilitator: Shara Sosa, LCSW. Prior screening is required; please call 703.698.2522.

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12:00pm

Zentangle (44084 RP)

Zentangle (44084 RP)

Treat yourself to a workshop on Zentangle®, a therapeutic art form used for meditation, stress relief, increased focus, and pain management. You need NO special talents, just an open mind and a willingness to explore a new dimension of yourself. Roberta Hughes, Certified Zentangle Teacher (CZT).

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1:30pm

Mindfulness and Re (3580-005)

Mindfulness and Restorative Yoga, April 2015 (3580-005)

This class incorporates simple breathing techniques, gentle movements, and long held poses, to help bring calmness and relaxation to the mind and body. Various props are used to provide comfort and support. Potential benefits include reduced pain and stiffness, deep relaxation, and enhanced sleep. Dress comfortably. Registration for this series is required. Instructor: Jackie Le. If attending for the first time in 2015, please bring a signed waiver to first class.

Click here for waiver
2015 Physical Activity Waiver



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10:30am

Fitness for Wellne (44084 RP)

Fitness for Wellness (Mon, Apr-May 2015) (44084 RP)

Note: Last class will be May 11. 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. If attending for the first time in 2015, bring a signed waiver to first class.

Click here for waiver
2015 Physical Activity Waiver



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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, Mon, Mar-Apr 2015 (FC)

March 9-April 20 NO CLASS APRIL 1) LEVEL I EXERCISE IS A PREQUISITE. Continuation of series that will help to increase heart rate, range of motion, flexibility and tone and strengthen muscles. Attend EITHER or BOTH Monday and Wednesdays sessions, but MUST REGISTER for SEPARATELY. Instructor: Susan Gilmore, MS - ACSM Certified Cancer Exercise Trainer.

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

3:00pm

Keeping Fit, Mar-A (FC)

Level III Exercise: Keeping Fit, Mar-Apr 2015 (FC)

(March 9-April 20 NO CLASS ON MARCH 30, 2015) PREQUISITE: LEVELS I & II EXERCISE. Continuation of series that offers a combination of standing and floor exercises. Level II participants may move to this class, but will need to register. Instructor Susan Gilmore, MS - ACSM Certified Cancer Exercise Trainer.

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7:00pm

Evening Therapeuti (44084 RP)

Evening Yoga, 44084-RP, 2015 (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. Instructor: Vicki Vo, RYT. Registration is required. If attending for the first time in 2015, please click this link to complete the necessary waiver.

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

 
11:00am

Restorative Therap (44084 RP)

Restorative Yoga, 44084-RP 2015 (44084 RP)

This class includes gentle stretches, breath work and guided meditation combined with restorative poses to deepen the relaxation response. Registration required. Instructor: Ladan Judge, RYT. If attending for the first time in 2015, please bring a signed waiver to first class.

Click here for waiver
2015 Physical Activity Waiver



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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, April 2015 (FC)

For those who are new to LWC's exercise program, this exercise series will help to assess your fitness level and help you to gain strength, flexibility and stamina, especially if you have treatment limitations such as neuropathy, balance and low energy issues. Attendance at two classes are required after which you may progress to Level II exercise. Instructor, ACSM certified Cancer Exercise Trainer Susan Gilmore, MS. Please NO new registrants after the second class (April 14). If attending for the first time in 2015, bring a signed waiver to first class.

Click here for waiver
2015 Physical Activity Waiver



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

2:00pm

QiGong (FC)

QiGong, April 2015 (FC)

Learn to use the internal tools of your mind, body, and breath to promote wellness. This series will explore how movement, guided meditation, and breathing may impact your emotional and physical well-being.  Attendance at each session is encouraged. For questions contact facilitator Michelle Ferretti, MSW Candidate at 703-698-2535 michelle.ferretti@inova.org Registration is required. If attending for the first time in 2015, please bring a signed waiver to first class.

Click here for waiver
2015 Physical Activity Waiver



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5:30pm

Yoga for Breast Ca (FC)

Yoga for Breast Cancer Survivors (Apr-May 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 your own blanket. Physician approval is required if you have had surgery within six weeks. If attending for the first time in 2015, please bring a signed waiver to first class.

Click here for waiver
2015 Physical Activity Waiver

Instructor: Catherine Syron, RYT.

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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 al 703-698-2529. . Si está asistiendo por primera vez en 2015, favor de firmar un permiso antes de empezar la primera clase.

Click here for waiver
2015 Physical Activity Waiver



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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, bring a signed waiver to first class.

Click here for waiver
2015 Physical Activity 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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12:30pm

Making Sense of Yo (FC)

Making Sense of Your Story 2015 (FC)

This monthly class ( Jul 8, Aug 12, Sept 9, Oct 14, Nov 11, Dec 9) provides an opportunity for women out of treatment to explore the impact the cancer experience has had on their lives through guided imagery, meditation, art therapy, psychodrama, yoga and journaling. Attendance at all sessions recommended. Facilitated by Oncology Counselor Micheline Toussaint, LCSW, RYT and Art Therapist Jean McCaw, LCPAT, ATR-BCMA, ATR-BC. If interested, please call Micheline Toussaint, 703.698.2521 or Jean McCaw, 703-698-2537.

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

1:00pm

Fighting Cancer wi (IAH-CCC)

Fighting Cancer with a Fork-IAH (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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1:00pm

Tai Chi with Kurt, (44084 RP)

Tai Chi with Kurt, Loudoun, Mar-Apr 2015 (44084 RP)

This 8-week series uses slow, fluid body movements to enhance wellness, longevity and internal peace. Students will learn simple steps and then build upon them to perform more complex movements. Wear comfortable clothing and closed-toed shoes. Registration required. If attending for the first time in 2015, bring a signed “Physical Activity Waiver” (available online) to first class.

Click here for waiver
2015 Physical Activity Waiver



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2:00pm

Level II Exercise: (FC)

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

March 9-April 20 NO CLASS MARCH 30, 2015) LEVEL I EXERCISE IS A PREQUISITE. Continuation of series that will help to increase heart rate, range of motion, flexibility and tone and strengthen muscles. Attend EITHER or BOTH Monday and Wednesdays sessions, but MUST REGISTER for SEPARATELY. Instructor: Susan Gilmore, MS - 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

Level IV Exercise: (FC)

Level IV Exercise: Fitness Fusion, Mar-Apr 2015 (FC)

(March 11-April 22 NO CLASS APRIL 1, 2015) PREQUISITE: LEVELS I, II, III. Continuation of series that 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, MS - 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

Core Strengthening (3580-005)

Core Strengthening (3580-005)

Build core strength and stability by focusing on the muscles of the abdominal region, lower back, pelvis, and hips. Exercises will help to with posture, daily functional activities, and overall strength and balance. Incorporates elements of Yoga and Pilates. Dress comfortably and bring a water bottle. Registration for this series is required. Instructor: Jackie Le

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

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)

A support and education group for women diagnosed with early stage breast cancer within the past three years. Meet other women who are in the process of making treatment decisions,receiving treatment or navigating survivorship. Please register and call 703-391-4673 if this is your first time coming.

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6:00pm

Breast Cancer Supp (IMVH-CC)

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

Learn, share and gain support with others who are exploring ways of meeting the challenges of breast Cancer. Please call Michelle Reddick, 703-664-7488 if attending.

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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’s dance theme ranging from waltz to blues, swing to salsa, Argentine tango to merengue. Marc Shepanek, dance teacher, performer and cancer survivor, makes it easy and fun. Registration is required. If attending for the first time in 2015, bring a signed “Physical Activity Waiver” (available online) to firsts class.

Click here for waiver
2015 Physical Activity Waiver



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7:00pm

Stronger Body Afte (3580-D)

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

Whether you are a survivor in treatment or perhaps years out, this class will help you build a stronger body with the use of bands, medicine balls, light weights and low impact body weight exercises. This class will help you build muscle, teach you the proper way to exercise and can be modified for all physical strengths and limitations. Attending each class will provide you with the greatest benefit. Equipment is provided. Dress comfortably and bring a water bottle. If attending for the first time in 2015, bring a signed waiver to first class.

Click here for waiver
2015 Physical Activity Waiver



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

 
11:00am

Therapeutic Gentle (44084 RP)

Gentle Yoga with Ladan, Spring 2015 (44084 RP)

Class continues for those already registered.

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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? Just call Life with Cancer Connect 703.206-LIFE (5433) and arrange a personal tour.

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2:30pm

Writing your Memoi (FC)

Writing your Memoirs and Life Stories, April 2015 (FC)

Lynn Magrum, MSN, CANP, AOCN will guide you through the process of capturing some of your favorite memories in writing-even if you have no writing experience! Plan to attend all four session. All writing levels are welcome. Please register.

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6:30pm

Women's Survivorsh (ILH-R )

Women's Survivorship Group (ILH-R )

Many women find it difficult to resume their life as they knew it prior to cancer. Transitioning from treatment may be difficult and have an impact on quality of life. Through discussion, problem solving and other modalities such as art and guided meditation, this group will help you gain insight and balance to your life after cancer. Please register for this group if you have completed treatment. Facilitators: Karen Archer, MSW and Saundra Weller, LCSW, OSW-C.

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7:00pm

Blood Cancers Grou (FC)

Blood Cancers Group, April 2015 (FC)

This group is for individuals with leukemia or lymphoma and their support people. April 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, C-ANP. Please register by preceding day.

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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’s 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, Apr-July 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. If attending for the first time in 2015, please bring a signed waiver to first class.

Click here for waiver
2015 Physical Activity Waiver



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10:30am

Fitness for Wellne (44084 RP)

Fitness for Wellness (Fri, Apr-May 2015) (44084 RP)

Note: Last class will be May 15. This class can help to increase endurance, range of motion, flexibility, balance, energy level, muscle strength and reduce stress. Dress comfortably. Attendance for all classes is encouraged and registration is required. If attending for the first time in 2015, bring a signed waiver to first class.

Click here for waiver
2015 Physical Activity Waiver



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

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. Please call 703.391.3758 for more information. Registration encouraged.

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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 Re (3580-005)

Mindfulness and Restorative Yoga, April 2015 (3580-005)

This class incorporates simple breathing techniques, gentle movements, and long held poses, to help bring calmness and relaxation to the mind and body. Various props are used to provide comfort and support. Potential benefits include reduced pain and stiffness, deep relaxation, and enhanced sleep. Dress comfortably. Registration for this series is required. Instructor: Jackie Le. If attending for the first time in 2015, please bring a signed waiver to first class.

Click here for waiver
2015 Physical Activity Waiver



CLASS Details...>>

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

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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. To register go to http://www.surveygizmo.com/s3/1318969/DC-Patient-Networking-Event-RSVP.

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10:30am

Fitness for Wellne (44084 RP)

Fitness for Wellness (Mon, Apr-May 2015) (44084 RP)

Note: Last class will be May 11. 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. If attending for the first time in 2015, bring a signed waiver to first class.

Click here for waiver
2015 Physical Activity Waiver



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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, Mon, Mar-Apr 2015 (FC)

March 9-April 20 NO CLASS APRIL 1) LEVEL I EXERCISE IS A PREQUISITE. Continuation of series that will help to increase heart rate, range of motion, flexibility and tone and strengthen muscles. Attend EITHER or BOTH Monday and Wednesdays sessions, but MUST REGISTER for SEPARATELY. Instructor: Susan Gilmore, MS - ACSM Certified Cancer Exercise Trainer.

CLASS Details...>>

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

3:00pm

Keeping Fit, Mar-A (FC)

Level III Exercise: Keeping Fit, Mar-Apr 2015 (FC)

(March 9-April 20 NO CLASS ON MARCH 30, 2015) PREQUISITE: LEVELS I & II EXERCISE. Continuation of series that offers a combination of standing and floor exercises. Level II participants may move to this class, but will need to register. Instructor Susan Gilmore, MS - ACSM Certified Cancer Exercise Trainer.

CLASS Details...>>

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. 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 and bring a blanket. 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. 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 and bring a blanket. 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 with an Oncology Nurse and Social Worker for ongoing support in dealing with the challenges of caregiving. Topic of discussion, "Self-care for the Caregiver". Facilitators: Roberta Quirk, MSW and Mary Kay Mecca, RN, BSN.

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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. 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 and bring a blanket. If you need to cancel your appointment, please call ASAP, 703-698-2526.

CLASS Details...>>


7:00pm

Evening Therapeuti (44084 RP)

Evening Yoga, 44084-RP, 2015 (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. Instructor: Vicki Vo, RYT. Registration is required. If attending for the first time in 2015, please click this link to complete the necessary waiver.

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

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10:30am

Spirituality Quest (FC)

Spirituality Quest, April 2015 (FC)

Join us on the second Tuesdays of the month to explore our spiritual paths. Topic for discussion and sharing "April Showers Bring May Color: Looking at Our Spiritual Lives Through Stained Glass ". Facilitator: Marsha Komandt, RN, OCN. Please register in advance.

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11:00am

Restorative Therap (44084 RP)

Restorative Yoga, 44084-RP 2015 (44084 RP)

This class includes gentle stretches, breath work and guided meditation combined with restorative poses to deepen the relaxation response. Registration required. Instructor: Ladan Judge, RYT. If attending for the first time in 2015, please bring a signed waiver to first class.

Click here for waiver
2015 Physical Activity Waiver



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, April 2015 (FC)

For those who are new to LWC's exercise program, this exercise series will help to assess your fitness level and help you to gain strength, flexibility and stamina, especially if you have treatment limitations such as neuropathy, balance and low energy issues. Attendance at two classes are required after which you may progress to Level II exercise. Instructor, ACSM certified Cancer Exercise Trainer Susan Gilmore, MS. Please NO new registrants after the second class (April 14). If attending for the first time in 2015, bring a signed waiver to first class.

Click here for waiver
2015 Physical Activity Waiver



CLASS Details...>>

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

2:00pm

QiGong (FC)

QiGong, April 2015 (FC)

Learn to use the internal tools of your mind, body, and breath to promote wellness. This series will explore how movement, guided meditation, and breathing may impact your emotional and physical well-being.  Attendance at each session is encouraged. For questions contact facilitator Michelle Ferretti, MSW Candidate at 703-698-2535 michelle.ferretti@inova.org Registration is required. If attending for the first time in 2015, please bring a signed waiver to first class.

Click here for waiver
2015 Physical Activity Waiver



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5:30pm

Yoga for Breast Ca (FC)

Yoga for Breast Cancer Survivors (Apr-May 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 your own blanket. Physician approval is required if you have had surgery within six weeks. If attending for the first time in 2015, please bring a signed waiver to first class.

Click here for waiver
2015 Physical Activity Waiver

Instructor: Catherine Syron, RYT.

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

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 2015 (LCSC)

Meet with others to share experiences and to learn from one another in these monthly meetings. Speakers will be scheduled for a portion of the meetings as members identify their interests.

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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. Facilitator: Shara Sosa, LCSW. 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 al 703-698-2529. . Si está asistiendo por primera vez en 2015, favor de firmar un permiso antes de empezar la primera clase.

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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, bring a signed waiver to first class.

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7:30pm

Prostate Cancer Su (FC)

Prostate Cancer Support Group, Fairfax, April, 2015 (FC)

Dr. Ravi Al Madan will present, “Principles of Immunotherapy for Prostate Cancer”.

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12:00pm

Breast Surgery Pre (3580-005)

Breast Cancer Surgery Preparation 2015 (3580-005)

A Nurse Navigator will explain what you need to know before, during and after breast cancer surgery: node biopsy, managing drains and discomfort, bathing, moving comfortably, prostheses, undergarments, and more.Family members/friends welcome. To register call 703-391-4673.

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1:00pm

Tai Chi with Kurt, (44084 RP)

Tai Chi with Kurt, Loudoun, Mar-Apr 2015 (44084 RP)

This 8-week series uses slow, fluid body movements to enhance wellness, longevity and internal peace. Students will learn simple steps and then build upon them to perform more complex movements. Wear comfortable clothing and closed-toed shoes. Registration required. If attending for the first time in 2015, bring a signed “Physical Activity Waiver” (available online) to first class.

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2:00pm

Level II Exercise: (FC)

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

March 9-April 20 NO CLASS MARCH 30, 2015) LEVEL I EXERCISE IS A PREQUISITE. Continuation of series that will help to increase heart rate, range of motion, flexibility and tone and strengthen muscles. Attend EITHER or BOTH Monday and Wednesdays sessions, but MUST REGISTER for SEPARATELY. Instructor: Susan Gilmore, MS - 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 (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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3:00pm

Level IV Exercise: (FC)

Level IV Exercise: Fitness Fusion, Mar-Apr 2015 (FC)

(March 11-April 22 NO CLASS APRIL 1, 2015) PREQUISITE: LEVELS I, II, III. Continuation of series that 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, MS - 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

Core Strengthening (3580-005)

Core Strengthening (3580-005)

Build core strength and stability by focusing on the muscles of the abdominal region, lower back, pelvis, and hips. Exercises will help to with posture, daily functional activities, and overall strength and balance. Incorporates elements of Yoga and Pilates. Dress comfortably and bring a water bottle. Registration for this series is required. Instructor: Jackie Le

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5:00pm

Healing Touch, Lou (44084 RP)

Healing Touch, Loudoun (44084 RP)

Healing Touch is an energy therapy in which practitioners consciously use their hands and intent to facilitate energy balancing for wholeness within the individual to promote physical and emotional health and well-being. This can be done with hands placed just above the body or with actual light touch. Dress comfortably and bring a sheet, blanket and pillow. Registration is required. For further information please call Barbara McDonnell RN, MSN, CBCN, 703.858.8867

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5:00pm

Ask the Expert: Mi (3580-CR)

Ask the Expert: Mindfulness (3580-CR)

Are fears and anxiety keeping you up at night? Come find out what mindfulness means and how it can help. Presenter: Dan Towery, LPC, CSOTP.

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5:15pm

Curious about Canc (FC)

Curious about Cancer, Apr-June 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’s 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 as a breast cancer patient/survivor. 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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6:00pm

Healing Touch, Lou (44084 RP)

Healing Touch, Loudoun (44084 RP)

Healing Touch is an energy therapy in which practitioners consciously use their hands and intent to facilitate energy balancing for wholeness within the individual to promote physical and emotional health and well-being. This can be done with hands placed just above the body or with actual light touch. Dress comfortably and bring a sheet, blanket and pillow. Registration is required. For further information please call Barbara McDonnell RN, MSN, CBCN, 703.858.8867

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6:30pm

Good Grief for Tee (FC)

Good Grief Dinner for Teens (FC)

Grief is a normal, healthy, and healing emotion. This monthly dinner offers the opportunity to meet with other 13-18 year olds who have experienced the loss of a loved to cancer. Learn about the grief process and share thoughts and feelings. 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

GYN Cancer Group (3580-001)

GYN Cancer Support Group, Fair Oaks 2015 (3580-001)

Women diagnosed with ovarian, cervical and all GYN cancers are invited to drop in to this monthly group to share experiences and learn from one another.

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7:00pm

Tools for Couples, (FC)

Tools for Couples, Apr-May 2015 (FC)

Meet with other couples and learn tools for communicating, taking care of one another and managing stresses related to illness. Facilitators: Micheline Toussaint, MSW, LCSW, RYT, and Drucilla Brethwaite, LCSW, OSW-C. For more information contact Drucilla at 703.698.2538 or drucilla.brethwaite@inova.org.

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7:00pm

Your Brain on Ink: (FC)

Your Brain on Ink: Journaling for Greater Well-Being (FC)

Decades of research clearly establish the transformative power of journal writing. In this six-week series, you will learn at least 10 different journaling techniques designed to offer greater insight, awareness and well-being. Informed by the newer findings in neuroscience, the journal exercises will also offer options to work with "chemo brain." No prior writing or journaling experience is necessary and your entries will stay safely private. You will leave with a tool box of techniques that will help you author the next chapters of your life story. Instructor Deborah Ross LPC, CJT, is a licensed psychotherapist, certified journal therapist and author. Class size is limited. Bring a journal or note book. Suggested reading: Journal to the Self, by Kathleen Adams.

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7:00pm

Stronger Body Afte (3580-D)

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

Whether you are a survivor in treatment or perhaps years out, this class will help you build a stronger body with the use of bands, medicine balls, light weights and low impact body weight exercises. This class will help you build muscle, teach you the proper way to exercise and can be modified for all physical strengths and limitations. Attending each class will provide you with the greatest benefit. Equipment is provided. Dress comfortably and bring a water bottle. If attending for the first time in 2015, bring a signed waiver to first class.

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11:00am

Therapeutic Gentle (44084 RP)

Gentle Yoga with Ladan, Spring 2015 (44084 RP)

Class continues for those already registered.

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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 Tuesday. Facilitator: Art therapist Jean McCaw, LCPAT, ATR-BC.

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1:00pm

Gentle Yoga with J (FC)

Gentle Yoga with Jenn, Apr-May 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. If attending for the first time in 2015, please bring a signed waiver to first class.

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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, April 2015 (FC)

Lynn Magrum, MSN, CANP, AOCN will guide you through the process of capturing some of your favorite memories in writing-even if you have no writing experience! Plan to attend all four session. All writing levels are welcome. Please register.

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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

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.

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6:30pm

Planning Ahead: A (FC)

Planning Ahead: A Guide for Living Fully to the End (FC)

This is a series of four sessions offered monthly on the third Thursday. April 16 Session: In honor of National Healthcare Decision Day, attorney Elizabeth Wildhack will present "Healthcare Decisions, Advance Medical Directives and Healthcare Power of Attorney". May 21 Session: Marsha Komandt, RN, BSN, OCN, will present, "The Circle of Life: Beginnings and Endings," comparing the natural process of birthing and dying and the changes in body functions that occur. Please register by preceding Tuesday.

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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’s 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, Apr-July 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. If attending for the first time in 2015, please bring a signed waiver to first class.

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10:30am

Fitness for Wellne (44084 RP)

Fitness for Wellness (Fri, Apr-May 2015) (44084 RP)

Note: Last class will be May 15. This class can help to increase endurance, range of motion, flexibility, balance, energy level, muscle strength and reduce stress. Dress comfortably. Attendance for all classes is encouraged and registration is required. If attending for the first time in 2015, bring a signed waiver to first class.

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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 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 Re (3580-005)

Mindfulness and Restorative Yoga, April 2015 (3580-005)

This class incorporates simple breathing techniques, gentle movements, and long held poses, to help bring calmness and relaxation to the mind and body. Various props are used to provide comfort and support. Potential benefits include reduced pain and stiffness, deep relaxation, and enhanced sleep. Dress comfortably. Registration for this series is required. Instructor: Jackie Le. If attending for the first time in 2015, please bring a signed waiver to first class.

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8:00am

Road to Renewal Re (OLGC)

Road to Renewal Retreat (OLGC)

The Northern VA Chapter of the Oncology Nursing Society presents the "Road to Renewal: A One-Day Retreat of Health Renewal for Cancer Survivors". Topics presented by health care professionals and survivors include Importance of Exercise, Genetics Counseling, Nutrition, Drumming, Life Coaching. Register by calling 703-523-1599 or e-mailing NOVAONS@gmail.com.

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10:30am

Fitness for Wellne (44084 RP)

Fitness for Wellness (Mon, Apr-May 2015) (44084 RP)

Note: Last class will be May 11. 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. If attending for the first time in 2015, bring a signed waiver to first class.

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2:00pm

Level II: Exercise (FC)

Level II: Exercise-Chair-based, Mon, Mar-Apr 2015 (FC)

March 9-April 20 NO CLASS APRIL 1) LEVEL I EXERCISE IS A PREQUISITE. Continuation of series that will help to increase heart rate, range of motion, flexibility and tone and strengthen muscles. Attend EITHER or BOTH Monday and Wednesdays sessions, but MUST REGISTER for SEPARATELY. Instructor: Susan Gilmore, MS - ACSM Certified Cancer Exercise Trainer.

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3:00pm

Keeping Fit, Mar-A (FC)

Level III Exercise: Keeping Fit, Mar-Apr 2015 (FC)

(March 9-April 20 NO CLASS ON MARCH 30, 2015) PREQUISITE: LEVELS I & II EXERCISE. Continuation of series that offers a combination of standing and floor exercises. Level II participants may move to this class, but will need to register. Instructor Susan Gilmore, MS - ACSM Certified Cancer Exercise Trainer.

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6:45pm

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 Yoga, 44084-RP, 2015 (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. Instructor: Vicki Vo, RYT. Registration is required. If attending for the first time in 2015, please click this link to complete the necessary waiver.

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7:00pm

Evening Gentle Yog (FC)

Evening Gentle Yoga with Jenn Fay, Apr-May 2015 (FC)

Conscious breathing and postures promote body awareness and postural alignment to bring about a deep sense of peace. Learn movements that stretch, strengthen and relax muscles to improve flexibility of the spine and general range of movement. Joints are lubricated as bone density strengthens. Concentration is improved along with balance. Feel the benefits on every level, mind, body, and spirit. If attending for the first time in 2015, please bring a signed waiver to first class.

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11:00am

Restorative Therap (44084 RP)

Restorative Yoga, 44084-RP 2015 (44084 RP)

This class includes gentle stretches, breath work and guided meditation combined with restorative poses to deepen the relaxation response. Registration required. Instructor: Ladan Judge, RYT. If attending for the first time in 2015, please bring a signed waiver to first class.

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11:45am

Multiple Myeloma ( (FC)

Multiple Myeloma - Open Discussion (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. This month will be an open discussion meeting. 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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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

Level I Exercise: (FC)

Level I Exercise: Launching into Fitness, April 2015 (FC)

For those who are new to LWC's exercise program, this exercise series will help to assess your fitness level and help you to gain strength, flexibility and stamina, especially if you have treatment limitations such as neuropathy, balance and low energy issues. Attendance at two classes are required after which you may progress to Level II exercise. Instructor, ACSM certified Cancer Exercise Trainer Susan Gilmore, MS. Please NO new registrants after the second class (April 14). If attending for the first time in 2015, bring a signed waiver to first class.

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2:00pm

QiGong (FC)

QiGong, April 2015 (FC)

Learn to use the internal tools of your mind, body, and breath to promote wellness. This series will explore how movement, guided meditation, and breathing may impact your emotional and physical well-being.  Attendance at each session is encouraged. For questions contact facilitator Michelle Ferretti, MSW Candidate at 703-698-2535 michelle.ferretti@inova.org Registration is required. If attending for the first time in 2015, please bring a signed waiver to first class.

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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 Roberta Quirk, MSW.

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5:30pm

Yoga for Breast Ca (FC)

Yoga for Breast Cancer Survivors (Apr-May 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 your own blanket. Physician approval is required if you have had surgery within six weeks. If attending for the first time in 2015, please bring a signed waiver to first class.

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Instructor: Catherine Syron, RYT.

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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

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 al 703-698-2529. . Si está asistiendo por primera vez en 2015, favor de firmar un permiso antes de empezar la primera clase.

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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, bring a signed waiver to first class.

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7:15pm

Good Grief, April- (FC)

Good Grief, April-June 2015 (FC)

(April 14-June2) 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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1:00pm

Tai Chi with Kurt, (44084 RP)

Tai Chi with Kurt, Loudoun, Mar-Apr 2015 (44084 RP)

This 8-week series uses slow, fluid body movements to enhance wellness, longevity and internal peace. Students will learn simple steps and then build upon them to perform more complex movements. Wear comfortable clothing and closed-toed shoes. Registration required. If attending for the first time in 2015, bring a signed “Physical Activity Waiver” (available online) to first class.

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2:00pm

Level II Exercise: (FC)

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

March 9-April 20 NO CLASS MARCH 30, 2015) LEVEL I EXERCISE IS A PREQUISITE. Continuation of series that will help to increase heart rate, range of motion, flexibility and tone and strengthen muscles. Attend EITHER or BOTH Monday and Wednesdays sessions, but MUST REGISTER for SEPARATELY. Instructor: Susan Gilmore, MS - 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 (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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3:00pm

Level IV Exercise: (FC)

Level IV Exercise: Fitness Fusion, Mar-Apr 2015 (FC)

(March 11-April 22 NO CLASS APRIL 1, 2015) PREQUISITE: LEVELS I, II, III. Continuation of series that 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, MS - 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

Core Strengthening (3580-005)

Core Strengthening (3580-005)

Build core strength and stability by focusing on the muscles of the abdominal region, lower back, pelvis, and hips. Exercises will help to with posture, daily functional activities, and overall strength and balance. Incorporates elements of Yoga and Pilates. Dress comfortably and bring a water bottle. Registration for this series is required. Instructor: Jackie Le

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4:30pm

Reiki for Relaxati (FC)

Reiki for Relaxation - Fairfax (FC)

Call 703-698-2526 to schedule your appointment. 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 and bring a blanket. 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, Apr-June 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’s Program Coordinator at 703-698-2536 or jennifer.eckert@inova.org.

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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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5:30pm

Reiki for Relaxati (FC)

Reiki for Relaxation - Fairfax (FC)

Call 703-698-2526 to schedule your appointment. 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 and bring a blanket. 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 ovarian, cervical and all GYN cancers are invited to drop in to this monthly group to share experiences and learn from one another. Note: This group will not meet in June. Facilitators: Micheline Toussaint, LCSW, RYT and Marcy Osterhaus, RN, MS, OCN..

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6:30pm

Caregiver Connecti (3580-005)

Caregiver Connection-Fair Oaks, April 2015 (3580-005)

Connect with others who are caring for a loved one with cancer or chronic illness and explore topics of concern. This month's guest speaker is Dr. Tom Sullivan from Optum Palliative Care. Facilitated by an oncology nurse navigator and an oncology therapist. Registration required.

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7:00pm

Reiki for Relaxati (FC)

Reiki for Relaxation - Fairfax (FC)

Call 703-698-2526 to schedule your appointment. 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 and bring a blanket. If you need to cancel your appointment, please call ASAP, 703-698-2526.

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7:00pm

Tools for Couples, (FC)

Tools for Couples, Apr-May 2015 (FC)

Meet with other couples and learn tools for communicating, taking care of one another and managing stresses related to illness. Facilitators: Micheline Toussaint, MSW, LCSW, RYT, and Drucilla Brethwaite, LCSW, OSW-C. For more information contact Drucilla at 703.698.2538 or drucilla.brethwaite@inova.org.

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7:00pm

Your Brain on Ink: (FC)

Your Brain on Ink: Journaling for Greater Well-Being (FC)

Decades of research clearly establish the transformative power of journal writing. In this six-week series, you will learn at least 10 different journaling techniques designed to offer greater insight, awareness and well-being. Informed by the newer findings in neuroscience, the journal exercises will also offer options to work with "chemo brain." No prior writing or journaling experience is necessary and your entries will stay safely private. You will leave with a tool box of techniques that will help you author the next chapters of your life story. Instructor Deborah Ross LPC, CJT, is a licensed psychotherapist, certified journal therapist and author. Class size is limited. Bring a journal or note book. Suggested reading: Journal to the Self, by Kathleen Adams.

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7:00pm

Stronger Body Afte (3580-CR)

Stronger Body After Cancer, April 2015 (3580-CR)

Whether you are a survivor in treatment or perhaps years out, this class will help you build a stronger body with the use of bands, medicine balls, light weights and low impact body weight exercises. This class will help you build muscle, teach you the proper way to exercise and can be modified for all physical strengths and limitations. Attending each class will provide you with the greatest benefit. Equipment is provided. Dress comfortably and bring a water bottle. If attending for the first time in 2015, bring a signed waiver to first class.

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11:00am

Therapeutic Gentle (44084 RP)

Gentle Yoga with Ladan, Spring 2015 (44084 RP)

Class continues for those already registered.

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1:00pm

Gentle Yoga with J (FC)

Gentle Yoga with Jenn, Apr-May 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. If attending for the first time in 2015, please bring a signed waiver to first class.

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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, April 2015 (FC)

Lynn Magrum, MSN, CANP, AOCN will guide you through the process of capturing some of your favorite memories in writing-even if you have no writing experience! Plan to attend all four session. All writing levels are welcome. Please register.

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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? Just call Life with Cancer Connect 703.206-LIFE (5433) and arrange a personal tour.

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6:30pm

Young Adult Group (FC)

Young Adult Group: Special Meeting (FC)

"Brain, Body Reconditioning" ... Come and learn from experts on two of the major topics that Young Adults report they struggle with during treatment and into survivorship: Chemo Brain and Regaining Body Strength. This interactive lecture will provide a brief introduction to Chemo Brain and techniques that can help fight the effects and about techniques or tools that can improve your funciton. Additionally, a strength and body trainer will provide information and address questions around keeping a safe exercise routine, getting back to the gym or exercise program or finding the right exercise techiques to strengthen your body. Dinner will be provided by the LLS and of course, this is always a great time to socialize with others who "get it". RSVP at Life with Cancer 703-698-2526 or email Sage with questions sage.bolte@inova.org.

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6:45pm

Reiki (44084 RP)

Reiki for Relaxation-Loudoun (44084 RP)

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 and bring a blanket. If you need to cancel your appointment, please call ASAP, 703-698-2526.

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7:00pm

Ask the Expert: MR (FC)

Ask the Expert: MRI, PET, CT, US...Making Sense of the Alphabet Soup (FC)

“MRI, PET, CT, US…Making Sense of the Alphabet Soup” A radiologist from Fairfax Radiological Consultants will talk about the benefits and differences in diagnostic and medical imaging.

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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’s 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, Apr-July 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. If attending for the first time in 2015, please bring a signed waiver to first class.

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10:30am

Fitness for Wellne (44084 RP)

Fitness for Wellness (Fri, Apr-May 2015) (44084 RP)

Note: Last class will be May 15. This class can help to increase endurance, range of motion, flexibility, balance, energy level, muscle strength and reduce stress. Dress comfortably. Attendance for all classes is encouraged and registration is required. If attending for the first time in 2015, bring a signed waiver to first class.

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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. Please call 703.391.3758 for more information. Registration encouraged.

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1:30pm

Mindfulness and Re (3580-005)

Mindfulness and Restorative Yoga, April 2015 (3580-005)

This class incorporates simple breathing techniques, gentle movements, and long held poses, to help bring calmness and relaxation to the mind and body. Various props are used to provide comfort and support. Potential benefits include reduced pain and stiffness, deep relaxation, and enhanced sleep. Dress comfortably. Registration for this series is required. Instructor: Jackie Le. If attending for the first time in 2015, please bring a signed waiver to first class.

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FULL class. Please call 703-698-2526 to be put on a waiting list.
10:30am

Fitness for Wellne (44084 RP)

Fitness for Wellness (Mon, Apr-May 2015) (44084 RP)

Note: Last class will be May 11. 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. If attending for the first time in 2015, bring a signed waiver to first class.

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12:00pm

Breast Surgery Pre (3580-005)

Breast Cancer Surgery Preparation 2015 (3580-005)

A Nurse Navigator will explain what you need to know before, during and after breast cancer surgery: node biopsy, managing drains and discomfort, bathing, moving comfortably, prostheses, undergarments, and more.Family members/friends welcome. To register call 703-391-4673.

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5:00pm

Breast Cancer Supp (ILH-R )

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

For women newly diagnosed, making decisions about treatment and currently in treatment. Please register. Facilitator: Sabine Gnesdiloff, LCSW, OSW-C and an Oncology Nurse Navigator.

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7:00pm

Aprendiendo Juntos (FC)

Aprendiendo Juntos (FC)

¡Talleres de Bienestar! Talleres educativos con el enfoque en enseñar herramientas y compartir información útil para sobrevivientes, sus seres queridos y cuidadores. Registración mandatorio. Para más información, llamar a Débora Haynes al 703-698-2539.

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FULL class. Please call 703-698-2526 to be put on a waiting list.
7:00pm

Evening Therapeuti (44084 RP)

Evening Yoga, 44084-RP, 2015 (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. Instructor: Vicki Vo, RYT. Registration is required. If attending for the first time in 2015, please click this link to complete the necessary waiver.

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7:00pm

Evening Gentle Yog (FC)

Evening Gentle Yoga with Jenn Fay, Apr-May 2015 (FC)

Conscious breathing and postures promote body awareness and postural alignment to bring about a deep sense of peace. Learn movements that stretch, strengthen and relax muscles to improve flexibility of the spine and general range of movement. Joints are lubricated as bone density strengthens. Concentration is improved along with balance. Feel the benefits on every level, mind, body, and spirit. If attending for the first time in 2015, please bring a signed waiver to first class.

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11:00am

Restorative Therap (44084 RP)

Restorative Yoga, 44084-RP 2015 (44084 RP)

This class includes gentle stretches, breath work and guided meditation combined with restorative poses to deepen the relaxation response. Registration required. Instructor: Ladan Judge, RYT. If attending for the first time in 2015, please bring a signed waiver to first class.

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FULL class. Please call 703-698-2526 to be put on a waiting list.
5:30pm

Yoga for Breast Ca (FC)

Yoga for Breast Cancer Survivors (Apr-May 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 your own blanket. Physician approval is required if you have had surgery within six weeks. If attending for the first time in 2015, please bring a signed waiver to first class.

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Instructor: Catherine Syron, RYT.

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6:00pm

Words for Healing (IAH-CCC)

Words for Healing (IAH-CCC)

Tap 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 safe and supportive environment. Facilitators: Cancer Survivor and Writer Michelle Berberet, MCRP, and Christine Makris. Limited space, please register.

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6:00pm

Pediatric Oncology (FC)

Pediatric Oncology Parent Night: Bingo! (FC)

Join us for the 3rd annual Candlelighter's Family Bingo Night. Everyone's a winner. Prizes galore. For on and off treatment families; all ages welcome. Dinner provided. lease register with constance.connor@inova, 703-531-1515 or with dccandlelighters@gmail.com.

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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 al 703-698-2529. . Si está asistiendo por primera vez en 2015, favor de firmar un permiso antes de empezar la primera clase.

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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, April- (FC)

Good Grief, April-June 2015 (FC)

(April 14-June2) 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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1:00pm

Tai Chi with Kurt, (44084 RP)

Tai Chi with Kurt, Loudoun, Mar-Apr 2015 (44084 RP)

This 8-week series uses slow, fluid body movements to enhance wellness, longevity and internal peace. Students will learn simple steps and then build upon them to perform more complex movements. Wear comfortable clothing and closed-toed shoes. Registration required. If attending for the first time in 2015, bring a signed “Physical Activity Waiver” (available online) to first class.

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FULL class. Please call 703-698-2526 to be put on a waiting list.
3:00pm

Core Strengthening (3580-005)

Core Strengthening (3580-005)

Build core strength and stability by focusing on the muscles of the abdominal region, lower back, pelvis, and hips. Exercises will help to with posture, daily functional activities, and overall strength and balance. Incorporates elements of Yoga and Pilates. Dress comfortably and bring a water bottle. Registration for this series is required. Instructor: Jackie Le

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5:15pm

Curious about Canc (FC)

Curious about Cancer, Apr-June 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’s Program Coordinator at 703-698-2536 or jennifer.eckert@inova.org.

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7:00pm

Tools for Couples, (FC)

Tools for Couples, Apr-May 2015 (FC)

Meet with other couples and learn tools for communicating, taking care of one another and managing stresses related to illness. Facilitators: Micheline Toussaint, MSW, LCSW, RYT, and Drucilla Brethwaite, LCSW, OSW-C. For more information contact Drucilla at 703.698.2538 or drucilla.brethwaite@inova.org.

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FULL class. Please call 703-698-2526 to be put on a waiting list.
7:00pm

Your Brain on Ink: (FC)

Your Brain on Ink: Journaling for Greater Well-Being (FC)

Decades of research clearly establish the transformative power of journal writing. In this six-week series, you will learn at least 10 different journaling techniques designed to offer greater insight, awareness and well-being. Informed by the newer findings in neuroscience, the journal exercises will also offer options to work with "chemo brain." No prior writing or journaling experience is necessary and your entries will stay safely private. You will leave with a tool box of techniques that will help you author the next chapters of your life story. Instructor Deborah Ross LPC, CJT, is a licensed psychotherapist, certified journal therapist and author. Class size is limited. Bring a journal or note book. Suggested reading: Journal to the Self, by Kathleen Adams.

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FULL class. Please call 703-698-2526 to be put on a waiting list.
7:00pm

Stronger Body Afte (3580-D)

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

Whether you are a survivor in treatment or perhaps years out, this class will help you build a stronger body with the use of bands, medicine balls, light weights and low impact body weight exercises. This class will help you build muscle, teach you the proper way to exercise and can be modified for all physical strengths and limitations. Attending each class will provide you with the greatest benefit. Equipment is provided. Dress comfortably and bring a water bottle. If attending for the first time in 2015, bring a signed waiver to first class.

Click here for waiver
2015 Physical Activity Waiver



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 30 
FULL class. Please call 703-698-2526 to be put on a waiting list.
11:00am

Therapeutic Gentle (44084 RP)

Gentle Yoga with Ladan, Spring 2015 (44084 RP)

Class continues for those already registered.

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1:00pm

Gentle Yoga with J (FC)

Gentle Yoga with Jenn, Apr-May 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. If attending for the first time in 2015, please bring a signed waiver to first class.

Click here for waiver
2015 Physical Activity Waiver



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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, April 2015 (FC)

Lynn Magrum, MSN, CANP, AOCN will guide you through the process of capturing some of your favorite memories in writing-even if you have no writing experience! Plan to attend all four session. All writing levels are welcome. Please register.

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6:30pm

Irritable? (FC)

Ask the Expert: Feeling a Little Irritable? (FC)

Join us for an evening to understand and explore strategies to manage anger during the cancer experience. Facilitators: Saundra Weller, LCSW, OSW-C and Drucilla Brethwaite, LCSW, OSW-C.

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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, April 28.

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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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Location Key:


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

 3580-005:
  Inova Fair Oaks Cancer Center, Life with Cancer Suite, 3580 Joseph Siewick Drive, Fairfaxv, VA, 22033    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 St, Fairfax, VA, 22031-4505    Map It

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

 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

 OLGC:
  Our Lady of Good Counsel Church, DeSales Hall, 8601 Wolftrap Road, Vienna,, VA, 22182    Map It


Massage Forms and Physical Activity Waivers  

New Physical Activity Participants:  
If attending for the first time in 2015, please download and complete the following form before your first class:
Physical Activity Waiver
2015 Physical Activity Waiver

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