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Total Classes found: 86
    August 2014      

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00:00pm

Coalesce (FC)

Coalesce (FC)

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

CLASS Details...>>


10:15am

Restorative Yoga ( (FC)

Restorative Yoga (July-Aug 2014) (FC)

This practice is designed to balance the nervous system and release tension from the body and mind. We'll use 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 poses to deepen your practice. This class is appropriate for everyone but has limited space available; come to one or all sessions, but please register separately for each class. Instructor: Judi Eskovitz, RYT.

CLASS Details...>>


1:30pm

Mindfulness and Co (FO-3580)

Mindfulness and Core Strengthening, July 2014 (FO-3580)

Formerly Gentle Yoga and Pilates Fusion, this class incorporates elements of Yoga, Tai Chi and Pilates. Potential benefits include improved strength, coordination, flexibility, better balance, reduced pain and stiffness, enhanced sleep and calmness. Attendance for all classes is encouraged. Dress comfortably and bring a water bottle. Instructor: Jennifer Nagy, AFPA certified trainer. Please register.

CLASS Details...>>

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

 

 
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.

CLASS Details...>>


 
 
2:00pm

Level II Exercise: (FC)

Level II Exercise: Chair-Based, Mon, Jul-Aug 2014 (FC)

LEVEL I EXERCISE IS A PREREQUISITE. This five-week series will help to help increase heart rate, range of motion and flexibility and to tone and strengthen muscles. May attend EITHER or BOTH Monday and Wednesday sessions, but MUST REGISTER SEPARATELY. Instructor: Susan Gilmore, ACSM Certified Cancer Exercise Trainer.

CLASS Details...>>

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

FULL class. Please call 703-776-2820 to be put on a waiting list.
3:00pm

Level III Exercise (FC)

Level III Exercise: Keeping Fit (Jul-Aug 2014) (FC)

July 28-August 25) PREREQUISITE: LEVELS I & II EXERCISE. This five-week series offers a combination of standing and floor exercises to increase strength and flexibility improve endurance and fatigue and enhance overall well-being. Instructor Susan Gilmore, ACSM Certified Cancer Exercise Trainer.

CLASS Details...>>

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

6:00pm

Orientation to Lif (FC)

Orientation to Life with Cancer 2014 (FC)

This is a one-hour session offered multiple times monthly for those who are new to Life with Cancer. Learn about who we are, what we do, staff and services available at our various locations, take a tour of our Family Center and have your specific questions answered. Please register by preceding day.

CLASS Details...>>


7:00pm

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 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. Appropriate for all athletic capabilities. Attend each clas for greatest benefit. Instructor: Jennifer Nagy, AFPA certified trainer. Please register via www.lifewithcancer.org or call 703-698-2526.

CLASS Details...>>

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

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

Level I Exercise: (FC)

Level I Exercise: Launching into Fitness, Jul-Aug 2014 (FC)

This four-week series is for anyone who is new to LWC's exercise program. The series will help to assess your fitness level after which you can progress to the Level II class. Registration is required, however, NO NEW REGISTRATIONS AFTER THE SECOND CLASS. Please complete a registration and waiver form (available online) before attending class. Instructor: ACSM Certified Cancer Exercise Trainer, Susan Gilmore.

CLASS Details...>>

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

7:00pm

Zumba - Bilingual (FC)

Zumba - Bilingual (FC)

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

CLASS Details...>>


7:00pm

Knitting and Croch (FC)

Knitting and Crocheting Circle (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. Facilitator: Carolyn Sam, M.Ed. New participants, please register.

CLASS Details...>>


7:00pm

Zumba! (FC)

Zumba! (FC)

Now 4 monthly classes! Please register under "Zumba-Bilingual". Zumba is a fusion of Latin rhythms and easy to follow steps. It 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.

CLASS Details...>>


 
2:00pm

Level II Exercise: (FC)

Level II Exercise: Chair-Based, Wed, Jul-Aug 2014 (FC)

(July 23-August 27) LEVEL I EXERCISE IS A PREREQUISITE. This five-week series will help to increase heart rate, range of motion and flexibility and to tone and strengthen muscles. May attend EITHER or BOTH Monday and Wednesday sessions, but MUST REGISTER SEPARATELY. 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 (Jul-Aug 2014) (FC)

(Jul 23-Aug 27)) PREREQUISITE: LEVELS I, II, III. this six-week series offers a sampling of more intensive exercise modalities including dance aerobics, interval, 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

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庐. Questions? Call facilitators at 703.776.2813 or 703.698.2530.

CLASS Details...>>


 
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 (July-Aug 2014) (FC)

Join us for gentle yoga and 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 class is full, preference will be given to new participants. Instructor: Certified Gentle Yoga instructor Jenn Fay, MA, RYT. Please register by preceding day.

CLASS Details...>>

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

2:00pm

Meditation with Je (FC)

Meditation with Jenn Fay (July-Aug 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. Please register by preceding day.

CLASS Details...>>


 
00:00pm

Coalesce (FC)

Coalesce (FC)

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

CLASS Details...>>


10:15am

Restorative Yoga ( (FC)

Restorative Yoga (July-Aug 2014) (FC)

This practice is designed to balance the nervous system and release tension from the body and mind. We'll use 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 poses to deepen your practice. This class is appropriate for everyone but has limited space available; come to one or all sessions, but please register separately for each class. Instructor: Judi Eskovitz, RYT.

CLASS Details...>>


12:00pm

Advanced Disease (IFOH-1)

Living with Advanced Disease (IFOH-1)

This group welcomes people who are exploring ways to learn to live with advanced cancer and the many questions and life decisions that come along with the diagnosis. Feel free to bring your lunch and join others who can support you on this road. Facilitators: Suzanne Freeman, MSW, and Gale Towery, RN, BSN, OCN. Please call 703.391.4673 for more information. Registration encouraged.

CLASS Details...>>


1:30pm

Mindfulness and Co (FO-3580)

Mindfulness and Core Strengthening, July 2014 (FO-3580)

Formerly Gentle Yoga and Pilates Fusion, this class incorporates elements of Yoga, Tai Chi and Pilates. Potential benefits include improved strength, coordination, flexibility, better balance, reduced pain and stiffness, enhanced sleep and calmness. Attendance for all classes is encouraged. Dress comfortably and bring a water bottle. Instructor: Jennifer Nagy, AFPA certified trainer. Please register.

CLASS Details...>>

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

 
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.

CLASS Details...>>


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.

CLASS Details...>>


 10 

 
 11 
2:00pm

Level II Exercise: (FC)

Level II Exercise: Chair-Based, Mon, Jul-Aug 2014 (FC)

LEVEL I EXERCISE IS A PREREQUISITE. This five-week series will help to help increase heart rate, range of motion and flexibility and to tone and strengthen muscles. May attend EITHER or BOTH Monday and Wednesday sessions, but MUST REGISTER SEPARATELY. Instructor: Susan Gilmore, ACSM Certified Cancer Exercise Trainer.

CLASS Details...>>

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

FULL class. Please call 703-776-2820 to be put on a waiting list.
3:00pm

Level III Exercise (FC)

Level III Exercise: Keeping Fit (Jul-Aug 2014) (FC)

July 28-August 25) PREREQUISITE: LEVELS I & II EXERCISE. This five-week series offers a combination of standing and floor exercises to increase strength and flexibility improve endurance and fatigue and enhance overall well-being. Instructor Susan Gilmore, 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 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.

CLASS Details...>>


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.

CLASS Details...>>


6:30pm

Caregiver Connecti (ILH-R )

Caregiver Connection-Loudoun (ILH-R )

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.

CLASS Details...>>


7:00pm

Look Good... (FC)

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

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

CLASS Details...>>


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.

CLASS Details...>>


7:00pm

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 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. Appropriate for all athletic capabilities. Attend each clas for greatest benefit. Instructor: Jennifer Nagy, AFPA certified trainer. Please register via www.lifewithcancer.org or call 703-698-2526.

CLASS Details...>>

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

 12 
FULL class. Please call 703-776-2820 to be put on a waiting list.
1:00pm

Level I Exercise: (FC)

Level I Exercise: Launching into Fitness, Jul-Aug 2014 (FC)

This four-week series is for anyone who is new to LWC's exercise program. The series will help to assess your fitness level after which you can progress to the Level II class. Registration is required, however, NO NEW REGISTRATIONS AFTER THE SECOND CLASS. Please complete a registration and waiver form (available online) before attending class. Instructor: ACSM Certified Cancer Exercise Trainer, Susan Gilmore.

CLASS Details...>>

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

6:00pm

Prostate Cancer (LCSC)

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

Meet with others to share experiences and to learn from one another in these monthly meetings.

CLASS Details...>>


7:00pm

Zumba - Bilingual (FC)

Zumba - Bilingual (FC)

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

CLASS Details...>>


7:00pm

Zumba! (FC)

Zumba! (FC)

Now 4 monthly classes! Please register under "Zumba-Bilingual". Zumba is a fusion of Latin rhythms and easy to follow steps. It 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.

CLASS Details...>>


 13 
1:00pm

Fighting Cancer wi (IAH-CCC)

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

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

CLASS Details...>>


2:00pm

Level II Exercise: (FC)

Level II Exercise: Chair-Based, Wed, Jul-Aug 2014 (FC)

(July 23-August 27) LEVEL I EXERCISE IS A PREREQUISITE. This five-week series will help to increase heart rate, range of motion and flexibility and to tone and strengthen muscles. May attend EITHER or BOTH Monday and Wednesday sessions, but MUST REGISTER SEPARATELY. 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 (Jul-Aug 2014) (FC)

(Jul 23-Aug 27)) PREREQUISITE: LEVELS I, II, III. this six-week series offers a sampling of more intensive exercise modalities including dance aerobics, interval, 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.

CLASS Details...>>


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 oncology nurse navigator, Gale Towery, RN, BSN, OCN and social worker Shereena Rodney. Register online at www.lifewithcancer.org, or call 703-698-2526.

CLASS Details...>>


6:00pm

Breast Cancer Supp (IMVH-CC)

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

Meet with Nurse Navigator Michele Reddick and Surgical Physician Assistant Leah Basch 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.

CLASS Details...>>


 14 
11:30am

Orientation to Lif (FC)

Orientation to Life with Cancer 2014 (FC)

This is a one-hour session offered multiple times monthly for those who are new to Life with Cancer. Learn about who we are, what we do, staff and services available at our various locations, take a tour of our Family Center and have your specific questions answered. Please register by preceding day.

CLASS Details...>>


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 (July-Aug 2014) (FC)

Join us for gentle yoga and 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 class is full, preference will be given to new participants. Instructor: Certified Gentle Yoga instructor Jenn Fay, MA, RYT. Please register by preceding day.

CLASS Details...>>

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

2:00pm

Laughter Yoga (FC)

Laughter Yoga (FC)

Laughter yoga is a combination of intentional, playful laughs and deep breathing exercises that have a number of benefits, including improved oxygen levels and lung capacity and reduced stress levels. Laughter yoga is practiced while sitting in a chair. Facilitator: Jenn Fay, MA, RYT. Please register by preceding day.

CLASS Details...>>


 15 
00:00pm

Coalesce (FC)

Coalesce (FC)

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

CLASS Details...>>


10:15am

Restorative Yoga ( (FC)

Restorative Yoga (July-Aug 2014) (FC)

This practice is designed to balance the nervous system and release tension from the body and mind. We'll use 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 poses to deepen your practice. This class is appropriate for everyone but has limited space available; come to one or all sessions, but please register separately for each class. Instructor: Judi Eskovitz, RYT.

CLASS Details...>>


1:00pm

Knitting and Croch (FC)

Knitting and Crocheting Circle (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. Facilitator: Carolyn Sam, M.Ed. New participants, please register.

CLASS Details...>>


1:30pm

Mindfulness and Co (FO-3580)

Mindfulness and Core Strengthening, July 2014 (FO-3580)

Formerly Gentle Yoga and Pilates Fusion, this class incorporates elements of Yoga, Tai Chi and Pilates. Potential benefits include improved strength, coordination, flexibility, better balance, reduced pain and stiffness, enhanced sleep and calmness. Attendance for all classes is encouraged. Dress comfortably and bring a water bottle. Instructor: Jennifer Nagy, AFPA certified trainer. Please register.

CLASS Details...>>

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

 16 

 17 

 
 18 
2:00pm

Level II Exercise: (FC)

Level II Exercise: Chair-Based, Mon, Jul-Aug 2014 (FC)

LEVEL I EXERCISE IS A PREREQUISITE. This five-week series will help to help increase heart rate, range of motion and flexibility and to tone and strengthen muscles. May attend EITHER or BOTH Monday and Wednesday sessions, but MUST REGISTER SEPARATELY. Instructor: Susan Gilmore, ACSM Certified Cancer Exercise Trainer.

CLASS Details...>>

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

FULL class. Please call 703-776-2820 to be put on a waiting list.
3:00pm

Level III Exercise (FC)

Level III Exercise: Keeping Fit (Jul-Aug 2014) (FC)

July 28-August 25) PREREQUISITE: LEVELS I & II EXERCISE. This five-week series offers a combination of standing and floor exercises to increase strength and flexibility improve endurance and fatigue and enhance overall well-being. Instructor Susan Gilmore, ACSM Certified Cancer Exercise Trainer.

CLASS Details...>>

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

6:00pm

Orientation to Lif (FC)

Orientation to Life with Cancer 2014 (FC)

This is a one-hour session offered multiple times monthly for those who are new to Life with Cancer. Learn about who we are, what we do, staff and services available at our various locations, take a tour of our Family Center and have your specific questions answered. Please register by preceding day.

CLASS Details...>>


6:30pm

Lung Cancer Suppor (ILPO-I)

Lung Cancer Support Group (2014, 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.

CLASS Details...>>


7:00pm

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 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. Appropriate for all athletic capabilities. Attend each clas for greatest benefit. Instructor: Jennifer Nagy, AFPA certified trainer. Please register via www.lifewithcancer.org or call 703-698-2526.

CLASS Details...>>

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

 19 
12:00pm

Fighting Cancer wi

Fighting Cancer with A Fork-Fair Oaks

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.

CLASS Details...>>


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 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. If attending for the first time, please register via www.lifewithcancer.org or call 703-858-8857.

CLASS Details...>>


7:00pm

Zumba - Bilingual (FC)

Zumba - Bilingual (FC)

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

CLASS Details...>>


7:00pm

Zumba! (FC)

Zumba! (FC)

Now 4 monthly classes! Please register under "Zumba-Bilingual". Zumba is a fusion of Latin rhythms and easy to follow steps. It 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.

CLASS Details...>>


 20 
2:00pm

Level II Exercise: (FC)

Level II Exercise: Chair-Based, Wed, Jul-Aug 2014 (FC)

(July 23-August 27) LEVEL I EXERCISE IS A PREREQUISITE. This five-week series will help to increase heart rate, range of motion and flexibility and to tone and strengthen muscles. May attend EITHER or BOTH Monday and Wednesday sessions, but MUST REGISTER SEPARATELY. 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 (Jul-Aug 2014) (FC)

(Jul 23-Aug 27)) PREREQUISITE: LEVELS I, II, III. this six-week series offers a sampling of more intensive exercise modalities including dance aerobics, interval, 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

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庐. Questions? Call facilitators at 703.776.2813 or 703.698.2530.

CLASS Details...>>


 21 
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. Art therapists: Jean McCaw, MA, ATR-BC and Sarah Huffman, MA.

CLASS Details...>>


1:00pm

Arte Para Salud y (FC)

Arte Para Salud y Crecimiento (FC)

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

CLASS Details...>>


3:00pm

Writing Your Memoi (FC)

Writing Your Memoirs and Life Stories (FC)

Monthly meeting for those who completed previous 6 week series, giving you the opportunity to remember and capture some of your favorite memories in writing. Facilitator: Lynn Magrum, MSN, CANP, AOCN. Limited space, so please register, ASAP.

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5:30pm

Fighting Cancer w/ (FC)

Fighting Cancer with a Fork-FC (FC)

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

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6:00pm

Prostate Cancer Su (IAH-CCW)

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

Now on Thursday nights! 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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00:00pm

Coalesce (FC)

Coalesce (FC)

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

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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. Art therapists: Jean McCaw, MA, ATR-BC and Sarah Huffman, MA.

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12:00pm

Advanced Disease (IFOH-1)

Living with Advanced Disease (IFOH-1)

This group welcomes people who are exploring ways to learn to live with advanced cancer and the many questions and life decisions that come along with the diagnosis. Feel free to bring your lunch and join others who can support you on this road. Facilitators: Suzanne Freeman, MSW, and Gale Towery, RN, BSN, OCN. Please call 703.391.4673 for more information. Registration encouraged.

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1:30pm

Mindfulness and Co (FO-3580)

Mindfulness and Core Strengthening, July 2014 (FO-3580)

Formerly Gentle Yoga and Pilates Fusion, this class incorporates elements of Yoga, Tai Chi and Pilates. Potential benefits include improved strength, coordination, flexibility, better balance, reduced pain and stiffness, enhanced sleep and calmness. Attendance for all classes is encouraged. Dress comfortably and bring a water bottle. Instructor: Jennifer Nagy, AFPA certified trainer. Please register.

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2:00pm

Level II Exercise: (FC)

Level II Exercise: Chair-Based, Mon, Jul-Aug 2014 (FC)

LEVEL I EXERCISE IS A PREREQUISITE. This five-week series will help to help increase heart rate, range of motion and flexibility and to tone and strengthen muscles. May attend EITHER or BOTH Monday and Wednesday sessions, but MUST REGISTER SEPARATELY. 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.

FULL class. Please call 703-776-2820 to be put on a waiting list.
3:00pm

Level III Exercise (FC)

Level III Exercise: Keeping Fit (Jul-Aug 2014) (FC)

July 28-August 25) PREREQUISITE: LEVELS I & II EXERCISE. This five-week series offers a combination of standing and floor exercises to increase strength and flexibility improve endurance and fatigue and enhance 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.

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. Please register via www.lifewithcancer.org.

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6:30pm

Advanced Breast Ca (ILH-R )

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

This group welcomes women who have had a recurrence or have metastatic breast cancer. Please register if attending for the first time. Register via www.lifewithcancer.org.

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7:00pm

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 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. Appropriate for all athletic capabilities. Attend each clas for greatest benefit. Instructor: Jennifer Nagy, AFPA certified trainer. Please register via www.lifewithcancer.org or call 703-698-2526.

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11:00am

Words for Healing (IAH-CCC)

Words for Healing: Writing, Word Art and Journal Making (IAH-CCC)

Listen to the wise voice inside you, the one we so often ignore. By writing in a supportive environment you'll be amazed by your own insights. We'll honor your thoughts and words by embellishing them in a variety of artistic ways-collage, word art and journal making. No writing or artistic ability required. Facilitators: Cancer Survivor and Writer Michelle Berberet, MCRP, and Christine Makris. Limited space, please register.

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1:00pm

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. Art Therapist, Sarah Huffman, MA. Registration required.

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7:00pm

Zumba - Bilingual (FC)

Zumba - Bilingual (FC)

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

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7:00pm

Zumba! (FC)

Zumba! (FC)

Now 4 monthly classes! Please register under "Zumba-Bilingual". Zumba is a fusion of Latin rhythms and easy to follow steps. It 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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12:30pm

Making Sense of Yo (FC)

Making Sense of Your Story (FC)

Class continues for those already registered. Dates for remaining classes are: Sep 24, Oct 22, Nov 19 and Dec 17.

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2:00pm

Level II Exercise: (FC)

Level II Exercise: Chair-Based, Wed, Jul-Aug 2014 (FC)

(July 23-August 27) LEVEL I EXERCISE IS A PREREQUISITE. This five-week series will help to increase heart rate, range of motion and flexibility and to tone and strengthen muscles. May attend EITHER or BOTH Monday and Wednesday sessions, but MUST REGISTER SEPARATELY. 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 (Jul-Aug 2014) (FC)

(Jul 23-Aug 27)) PREREQUISITE: LEVELS I, II, III. this six-week series offers a sampling of more intensive exercise modalities including dance aerobics, interval, 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

GYN Cancers Group (FC)

GYN Cancers Group (FC)

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

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11:30am

Orientation to Lif (FC)

Orientation to Life with Cancer 2014 (FC)

This is a one-hour session offered multiple times monthly for those who are new to Life with Cancer. Learn about who we are, what we do, staff and services available at our various locations, take a tour of our Family Center and have your specific questions answered. Please register by preceding day.

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6:45pm

Reiki for Relaxati (ILH-R )

Reiki for Relaxation-Loudoun 2014 (ILH-R )

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. Rebalance and recharge your body鈥檚 energy systems while relaxing to live harp music. Class meets monthly on the fourth Thursday. Class size is limited and registration is required. Register via www.lifewithcancer.org or call 703-698-2526.

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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 (FC)

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

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Location Key:


 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, Fairfax, VA    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

 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

 ILH-R :
  Inova Loudoun Hospital-Radiation Oncology Center, 44035 Riverside Parkway, Ste. 100, 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


** THIS MONTH'S ANNOUNCEMENTS **  Need Sleep?
Insomnia is identified as one of the primary concerns of patients with cancer and caregivers. Look for an upcoming class series or contact us for individual help. Learn evidence based tools for getting to sleep and getting back to sleep.

Elements of Mind-Body: Exploring Techniques to Reduce Distress, Ease Pain and Promote Wellness
Look for this upcoming 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.

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

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

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