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All classes below are free—Life with Cancer is community-funded. Anyone in treatment or remission, as well as family members and friends, may attend regardless where treatment is received. For further information call 703-698-2526 or Contact us. ONLINE REGISTRATION ... Easy as 1, 2, 3:
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    March 2015      

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10:30am

Fitness for Wellne (44084 RP)

Fitness for Wellness 2015 (44084 RP)

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

Evening Therapeuti (44084 RP)

Evening Therapeutic Yoga with Vicki (44084 RP)

This class blends gentle movement, breathing and deep relaxation to release stress, calm the nervous system, strengthen your body, increase stamina and flexibility while helping you detoxify. Restore your body and emotional balance and connect with your inner healing forces. Bring a blanket for comfort. Registration is required. 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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7:00pm

Evening Gentle Yog (FC)

Evening Gentle Yoga with Jenn Fay (FC)

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

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11:00am

Restorative Therap (44084 RP)

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

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

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1:00pm

Mind-Body Tech (FC)

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

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

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1:00pm

Level I Exercise: (FC)

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

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

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

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5:30pm

yoga for Breast Ca (FC)

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

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

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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. 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

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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7:15pm

Good Grief (FC)

Good Grief, Jan-Mar 2015 (FC)

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

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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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3:00pm

Meditation and Gui (FC)

Meditation and Guided Imagery with Micheline, March 2015 (FC)

Join us for a relaxing exploration of the power and benefits of meditation, a practice that can reduce stress and offer healing. Facilitator: Micheline Toussaint, LCSW, RYT. Come to any or all sessions, but please register by preceding day. We will not meet on March 25.

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5:15pm

Curious about Canc (FC)

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

Children ages 5-12 will learn about cancer through age appropriate discussion, activities and art therapy, and find ways to manage the emotions and changes that come when someone in the family has cancer. For more information contact Jenny Eckert, LCSW, Children’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. 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

Cutaneous Lymphoma (FC)

Cutaneous Lymphoma Support Group 2015 (FC)

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

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7:00pm

Stronger Body Afte (3580-D)

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

This exercise series can help survivors gain confidence in building back a stronger body. Use of bands, medicine balls and other low impact and body weight exercises will be used. Appropriate for all athletic capabilities. Attend each class for greatest benefit. Instructor: Schatem Boyd. Please register. 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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11:00am

Therapeutic Gentle (44084 RP)

Therapeutic Gentle Yoga with Ladan, Loudoun (44084 RP)

This class blends gentle movement, breathing and deep relaxation to release stress, calm the nervous system, strengthen the body, increase stamina and flexibility while helping to detoxify. Restore physical and emotional balance and connect with your inner healing forces. Attend each class for greatest benefit. Registration is required. 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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1:00pm

Gentle Yoga with J (FC)

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

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

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2:00pm

Meditation with Je (FC)

Meditation with Jenn Fay 2015 (FC)

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

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6:30pm

Drumming for Well- (44084 RP)

Drumming for Well-Being- Loudoun, 2015 (44084 RP)

Come share the beat! Therapeutic drumming is an ancient approach that uses rhythm to promote self-expression and empowerment. Recent research reviews indicate that drumming boosts the immune system. Registration required.

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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 (Feb-Mar 2015) (FC)

This class uses bolsters, blocks, and blankets to support the body so you can easily melt into a pose. Gentle stretches, breath work and guided meditation deepen your practice. 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 2015 (44084 RP)

This class can help to increase endurance, range of motion, flexibility, balance, energy level, muscle strength and reduce stress. Registration is required. Dress comfortably. Attendance for all classes is encouraged. 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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1:30pm

Mindfulness and Co (3580-CR)

Mindfulness and Core Strengthening, Mar 2015 (3580-CR)

Incorporating elements of Yoga, Tai Chi and Pilates, potential benefits include improved strength, coordination, flexibility, better balance, reduced pain and stiffness, enhanced sleep and calmness. Registration for this series is required. Dress comfortably and bring a water bottle. Instructor: Jackie Le. Please register.If attending for the first time in 2015, bring a signed waiver to first class.

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10:30am

Fitness for Wellne (44084 RP)

Fitness for Wellness 2015 (44084 RP)

This class can help to increase endurance, range of motion, flexibility, balance, energy level, muscle strength and reduce stress. Registration is required. Dress comfortably. Attendance for all classes is encouraged. 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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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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4:30pm

Reiki for Relaxati (FC)

Reiki for Relaxation - Fairfax (FC)

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

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5:30pm

Reiki for Relaxati (FC)

Reiki for Relaxation - Fairfax (FC)

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

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6:30pm

Caregiver Connecti (ILH-R )

Caregiver Connection-Loudoun (ILH-R )

Meet with an Oncology Nurse and Social Worker for ongoing support i dealing with the challenges of care-giving. Learn coping strategies and information related to cancer and its treatments. Please register.

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7:00pm

Caregiver Connecti (FC)

Caregiver Connection-Fairfax (FC)

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

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7:00pm

Reiki for Relaxati (FC)

Reiki for Relaxation - Fairfax (FC)

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

CLASS Details...>>


7:00pm

Evening Therapeuti (44084 RP)

Evening Therapeutic Yoga with Vicki (44084 RP)

This class blends gentle movement, breathing and deep relaxation to release stress, calm the nervous system, strengthen your body, increase stamina and flexibility while helping you detoxify. Restore your body and emotional balance and connect with your inner healing forces. Bring a blanket for comfort. Registration is required. 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 
10:30am

Spirituality Quest (FC)

Spirituality Quest, March 2015 (FC)

Join us on the second Tuesdays of the month to explore our spiritual paths. Topic for discussion and sharing: "Springing Forward". What does that mean? Do we really lose an hour? How does a time change affect us spiritually? Facilitator, Marsha Komandt, RN, OCN. Please register on line 24 hours in advance.

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11:00am

Restorative Therap (44084 RP)

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

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

CLASS Details...>>

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

1:00pm

Level I Exercise: (FC)

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

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

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

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

5:30pm

yoga for Breast Ca (FC)

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

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

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6:00pm

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. Facilitators: Shara Sosa, LCSW and Laura Harty, 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. 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...>>


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



CLASS Details...>>


7:15pm

Good Grief (FC)

Good Grief, Jan-Mar 2015 (FC)

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

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 11 
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.

CLASS Details...>>

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

3:00pm

Meditation and Gui (FC)

Meditation and Guided Imagery with Micheline, March 2015 (FC)

Join us for a relaxing exploration of the power and benefits of meditation, a practice that can reduce stress and offer healing. Facilitator: Micheline Toussaint, LCSW, RYT. Come to any or all sessions, but please register by preceding day. We will not meet on March 25.

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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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5:30pm

Head and Neck Canc (IFMC)

Head and Neck Cancers Group (IFMC)

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

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5:30pm

Breast Cancer Supp (3580-001)

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

This 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.

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6:00pm

Breast Cancer Grou (IMVH-CC)

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

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

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6:30pm

Safer Beauty and P (44084 RP)

Choose Safer Personal Care and Beauty Products for Healthy Living (part 1) (44084 RP)

Become a health-smart shopper of skin and beauty products and learn what research says about what you are putting on your skin. Deborah Cook, RN, BSN, OCN will rpovide you with the latest research and information. Please register.

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6:30pm

Latinos Unidos (AFC)

Latinos Unidos 2015 (AFC)

Aprenderás técnicas y ejercicios para favorecer tu auto-sanación y crecimiento personal, manejar mejor el estrés y los efectos del tratamiento y mejorar tu calidad de vida. Todo esto en un ambiente de confianza, positivismo y amistad. Para mas información, llamar a David McGinness al 703.698.2529.

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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.

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2015 Physical Activity Waiver



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7:00pm

Stronger Body Afte (3580-D)

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

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

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11:00am

Therapeutic Gentle (44084 RP)

Therapeutic Gentle Yoga with Ladan, Loudoun (44084 RP)

This class blends gentle movement, breathing and deep relaxation to release stress, calm the nervous system, strengthen the body, increase stamina and flexibility while helping to detoxify. Restore physical and emotional balance and connect with your inner healing forces. Attend each class for greatest benefit. Registration is required. 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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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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1:00pm

Gentle Yoga with J (FC)

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

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

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2:00pm

Meditation with Je (FC)

Meditation with Jenn Fay 2015 (FC)

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

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6:30pm

Women's Survivorsh (ILH-R )

Women's Survivorship Group (ILH-R )

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

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7:00pm

Blood Cancers Grou (FC)

Blood Cancers Group, March 2015 (FC)

This group is for individuals with leukemia or lymphoma and their support people. Special Guest Speaker: Christina Tafe RN, MSN, ACNP-BC, CCRN, ACHPN, Nurse Practitioner, Inova Palliative Medicine will present, “Palliative Care for Symptom Management in Individuals with Blood Cancers” 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 Wednesday. For more information contact, Drucilla at 703.698.2538 or drucilla.brethwaite@inova.org.

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00:00pm

Coalesce (FC)

Coalesce: An Advanced Breast Cancer Group (FC)

This group is for women of all ages, with advanced breast cancer. Meet weekly in a closed support group to share life’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 (Feb-Mar 2015) (FC)

This class uses bolsters, blocks, and blankets to support the body so you can easily melt into a pose. Gentle stretches, breath work and guided meditation deepen your practice. 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 2015 (44084 RP)

This class can help to increase endurance, range of motion, flexibility, balance, energy level, muscle strength and reduce stress. Registration is required. Dress comfortably. Attendance for all classes is encouraged. 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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12:00pm

Art for Wellness (44084 RP)

Art for Wellness, Loudoun County (44084 RP)

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

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1:30pm

Mindfulness and Co (3580-CR)

Mindfulness and Core Strengthening, Mar 2015 (3580-CR)

Incorporating elements of Yoga, Tai Chi and Pilates, potential benefits include improved strength, coordination, flexibility, better balance, reduced pain and stiffness, enhanced sleep and calmness. Registration for this series is required. Dress comfortably and bring a water bottle. Instructor: Jackie Le. Please register.If attending for the first time in 2015, bring a signed waiver to first class.

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3:30pm

Triple Negative Br (FC)

Triple Negative Breast Cancer Tea (FC)

Come for a pre-weekend afternoon tea to learn more about Triple Negative Breast Cancer. Survivors Tracy Bunch and Vicky Carr will share TNBC research efforts, educational programs and financial resources available including The Triple Negative Breast Cancer Foundation. Register on line by Tuesday, March 10. For further information, contact Marsha Komandt, RN, OCN, 703-698-2530.

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10:00am

Carcinoid Cancer G (Baltimore)

Carcinoid Cancer Group (Baltimore)

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. CACS will be holding its March meeting in Baltimore. at the 3rd World Theranostics Conference (http://wcga68.org/news/6-3rd-world-congress), which is dedicated to Carcinoid/NETs. For more information email mitchmberger@msn.com.

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10:30am

Fitness for Wellne (44084 RP)

Fitness for Wellness 2015 (44084 RP)

This class can help to increase endurance, range of motion, flexibility, balance, energy level, muscle strength and reduce stress. Registration is required. Dress comfortably. Attendance for all classes is encouraged. 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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6:30pm

Lung Cancer Suppor (ILH-R )

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

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

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7:00pm

Evening Therapeuti (44084 RP)

Evening Therapeutic Yoga with Vicki (44084 RP)

This class blends gentle movement, breathing and deep relaxation to release stress, calm the nervous system, strengthen your body, increase stamina and flexibility while helping you detoxify. Restore your body and emotional balance and connect with your inner healing forces. Bring a blanket for comfort. Registration is required. 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 Therapeutic Yoga with Ladan, Loudoun 2015 (44084 RP)

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

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11:45am

Multiple Myeloma (FC)

Multiple Myeloma, March 2015 (FC)

This monthly meeting is designed for patients and families to get together to discuss The Takeda Oncology Company, learn, and share the challenges of living with multiple myeloma. Special Guest Speaker, Deb Cook, RN, BSN, OCN, Clinical Nurse Educator Millennium - The Takeda Oncology Company, will talk on "Understanding your Treatment with Bortezomib." 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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5:30pm

Brain Tumor Suppor (ILH-R )

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

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

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5:30pm

yoga for Breast Ca (FC)

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

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

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6:30pm

Young Women with B (FC)

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

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

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7:00pm

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. If attending for the first time in 2015, bring a signed waiver to first class.

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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 (FC)

Good Grief, Jan-Mar 2015 (FC)

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

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12:00pm

Breast Surgery Pre (3580-005)

Breast Cancer Surgery Preparation 2015 (3580-005)

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

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1:00pm

Elements of Mind-B (JCC)

Elements of Mind-Body at "The J" (JCC)

The Jewish Community Center of Northern Virginia and Life with Cancer, are proud to present “Elements of Mind-Body: Exploring Techniques to Reduce Distress, Ease Pain, and Promote Wellness", Presented by Jean McCaw, MA, ATR-BC, Therapist III, Art Therapist. Attend this workshop for an overview of mind-body techniques including stress response and breath work, eating and movement, biofeedback and guided imagery, body scan, and muscle relaxation. Note: There is a $5. charge, payable to the JCC for non-JCC members.

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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, March 2015 (FC)

Join us for a relaxing exploration of the power and benefits of meditation, a practice that can reduce stress and offer healing. Facilitator: Micheline Toussaint, LCSW, RYT. Come to any or all sessions, but please register by preceding day. We will not meet on March 25.

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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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5:00pm

Ask the Expert: Co (3580-CR)

Ask the Expert: Complementary Energy Therapies (3580-CR)

Come and learn about the benefits of Reiki and Healing Touch as well as the differences between these two complementary energy therapies. Please register in advance.

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5:30pm

Breast Cancer Supp (IFMC)

Breast Cancer Support Group-Falls Church (IFMC)

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

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5:30pm

Fighting Cancer w/ (FC)

Fighting Cancer with a Fork-FC (FC)

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

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6:30pm

GYN Cancer Group (3580-001)

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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6:30pm

Colorectal Cancer: (FC)

Colorectal Cancer: Dr. Cannon (FC)

March is Colorectal Cancer awareness month! Medical Oncologist with Inova Medical Group, Timothy Cannon, MD, will discuss and answer your questions on “New Chemotherapy Modalities for Colorectal Cancer”. Find support, share tips and learn the latest news for colorectal cancer patients/survivors.

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7:00pm

Stronger Body Afte (3580-D)

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

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

Therapeutic Gentle Yoga with Ladan, Loudoun (44084 RP)

This class blends gentle movement, breathing and deep relaxation to release stress, calm the nervous system, strengthen the body, increase stamina and flexibility while helping to detoxify. Restore physical and emotional balance and connect with your inner healing forces. Attend each class for greatest benefit. Registration is required. If attending for the first time in 2015, please bring a signed waiver to first class.

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1:00pm

Art for Wellness (FC)

Art for Wellness and Growth (FC)

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

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1:00pm

Arte Para Salud y (FC)

Arte Para Salud y Crecimiento (FC)

Una nueva oportunidad - Explorar su creatividad utilizando arte para salud, una nueva precepción y crecimiento personal. No se necesita experiencia artística – solo tiene que estar dispuesto a explorar, divertirse y ser parte de una comunidad de apoyo y creatividad. Dirigida por terapista de arte, Jean McCaw, MA, ATR-BC. Este grupo es solo para adultos. Requiere registrase; llamar a Débora Haynes al 703-698-2539.

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1:00pm

Gentle Yoga with J (FC)

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

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

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2:00pm

Laughter Yoga (FC)

Laughter Yoga (FC)

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

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2:30pm

Writing Your Memoi (FC)

Writing Your Memoirs and Life Stories (FC)

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

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6:00pm

Prostate Cancer (IAH-CCW)

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

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

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7:00pm

Medical Marijuana (FC)

Ask the Expert: Medical Marijuana (FC)

Loren Friedman, MD, FAAHPM, Palliative Care, Virginia Cancer Specialists will present on "What We Know about Medical Marijuana."

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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 (Feb-Mar 2015) (FC)

This class uses bolsters, blocks, and blankets to support the body so you can easily melt into a pose. Gentle stretches, breath work and guided meditation deepen your practice. 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 2015 (44084 RP)

This class can help to increase endurance, range of motion, flexibility, balance, energy level, muscle strength and reduce stress. Registration is required. Dress comfortably. Attendance for all classes is encouraged. 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. Experience is NOT necessary - just a willingness to explore, have some fun and be part of a supportive, creative community. Please register by previous Tuesday. Facilitator: Art therapist Jean McCaw, LCPAT, ATR-BC.

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1:00pm

Knitting and Croch (FC)

Knitting and Crocheting Circle 2015 (FC)

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

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1:30pm

Mindfulness and Co (3580-CR)

Mindfulness and Core Strengthening, Mar 2015 (3580-CR)

Incorporating elements of Yoga, Tai Chi and Pilates, potential benefits include improved strength, coordination, flexibility, better balance, reduced pain and stiffness, enhanced sleep and calmness. Registration for this series is required. Dress comfortably and bring a water bottle. Instructor: Jackie Le. Please register.If attending for the first time in 2015, bring a signed waiver to first class.

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10:30am

Fitness for Wellne (44084 RP)

Fitness for Wellness 2015 (44084 RP)

This class can help to increase endurance, range of motion, flexibility, balance, energy level, muscle strength and reduce stress. Registration is required. Dress comfortably. Attendance for all classes is encouraged. 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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5:00pm

Breast Cancer Supp (ILH-R )

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

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

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6:30pm

Advanced Breast Ca (ILH-R )

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

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

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7:00pm

Look Good... (FC)

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

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

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7:00pm

Evening Therapeuti (44084 RP)

Evening Therapeutic Yoga with Vicki (44084 RP)

This class blends gentle movement, breathing and deep relaxation to release stress, calm the nervous system, strengthen your body, increase stamina and flexibility while helping you detoxify. Restore your body and emotional balance and connect with your inner healing forces. Bring a blanket for comfort. Registration is required. If attending for the first time in 2015, please bring a signed waiver to first class.

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10:00am

Pressed Flowers (FC)

The Art of Pressed Flowers (FC)

This class is for beginners, who have not taken this class before. Pressed flower artist Barbara Hallman will teach students how to capture the beauty of nature with pressed flowers. Learn how to press flowers and leaves and how to use them to create delightful masterpieces. Please bring tweezers and any fresh flowers you'd like to press. You may bring your own pressed flowers, or use those supplied. Register by preceding Wednesday.

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11:00am

Restorative Therap (44084 RP)

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

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

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5:30pm

yoga for Breast Ca (FC)

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

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

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6:00pm

Words for Healing (IAH-CCC)

Words for Healing (IAH-CCC)

This class will help you 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, March 2015 (FC)

Brain Tumors and CNS Disease. Speakers: Dr. Jeffrey Knipstein, Pediatric Specialists of Virginia/Children’s National Medical Center and Karin Walsh, PsyD, Neuropsychologist, Children's National Medical Center. Come learn about treatment, latest therapies, neuropsychological testing, and supports available to manage cognitive and neurological challenges. Co-sponsored by the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society and DC Candlelighters. Registration required. Contact Connie Connor, 703-531-1515, constance.connor@inova.org.

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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. 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

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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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

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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4:30pm

Reiki for Relaxati (FC)

Reiki for Relaxation - Fairfax (FC)

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

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5:30pm

Reiki for Relaxati (FC)

Reiki for Relaxation - Fairfax (FC)

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

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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. 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 (3580-005)

Connect with others who are caring for a loved one with cancer or chronic illness and explore topics of concern. This month learn self-care tips and techniques to care for yourself while supporting your loved one. Facilitated by an oncology nurse navigator and an oncology therapist. Registration encouraged.

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7:00pm

Reiki for Relaxati (FC)

Reiki for Relaxation - Fairfax (FC)

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

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7:00pm

Stronger Body Afte (3580-D)

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

This exercise series can help survivors gain confidence in building back a stronger body. Use of bands, medicine balls and other low impact and body weight exercises will be used. Appropriate for all athletic capabilities. Attend each class for greatest benefit. Instructor: Schatem Boyd. Please register. If attending for the first time in 2015, 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.
11:00am

Therapeutic Gentle (44084 RP)

Therapeutic Gentle Yoga with Ladan, Loudoun (44084 RP)

This class blends gentle movement, breathing and deep relaxation to release stress, calm the nervous system, strengthen the body, increase stamina and flexibility while helping to detoxify. Restore physical and emotional balance and connect with your inner healing forces. Attend each class for greatest benefit. Registration is required. If attending for the first time in 2015, please bring a signed waiver to first class.

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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

Seminars for Survi (FC)

Seminars for Survivors in Transition (FC)

This is the last of a series of five monthly sessions to help guide you in regaining balance in your life as a survivor. Topic for this month: "Identifying Yourself Post Treatment" with Life Coach, Kim Tapper, PCC, CPCC. Please register on the LWC website by March 24. For questions, call Saundra Weller, LCSW, at 703-858-8466 or Marsha Komandt, RN, OCN, 703-698-2530.

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6:45pm

Reiki (44084 RP)

Reiki for Relaxation-Loudoun (44084 RP)

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

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

Look Good... (FC)

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

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

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7:00pm

Spiritual Support (CUMC-1)

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

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

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7:30pm

Young Adult Group (FC)

Young Adult Group (FC)

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

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00:00pm

Coalesce (FC)

Coalesce: An Advanced Breast Cancer Group (FC)

This group is for women of all ages, with advanced breast cancer. Meet weekly in a closed support group to share life’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 (Feb-Mar 2015) (FC)

This class uses bolsters, blocks, and blankets to support the body so you can easily melt into a pose. Gentle stretches, breath work and guided meditation deepen your practice. 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 2015 (44084 RP)

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

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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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FULL class. Please call 703-698-2526 to be put on a waiting list.
1:30pm

Mindfulness and Co (3580-CR)

Mindfulness and Core Strengthening, Mar 2015 (3580-CR)

Incorporating elements of Yoga, Tai Chi and Pilates, potential benefits include improved strength, coordination, flexibility, better balance, reduced pain and stiffness, enhanced sleep and calmness. Registration for this series is required. Dress comfortably and bring a water bottle. Instructor: Jackie Le. Please register.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)

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

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10:00am

Kid and Sib Day (FC)

Kid and Sib Day (FC)

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

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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

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

 Baltimore:
  Baltimore, Baltimore, MD

 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

 JCC:
  Jewish Community Center of Northern Virginia, 8900 Little River Turnpike, Fairfax, VA, 22031    Map It

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