Monthly Program Highlights

Dancing into Balance

Tuesdays, September 6 – October 11, 5:30 – 6:45 PM

Letting music be the guide, explore rhythm, laughter, emotions and movement as you dance your way to improved well-being. Therapeutic dance and movement have been shown to improve quality of life and have the potential to enable individuals to reconnect with their bodies, improve balance and strength, decrease distress and build personal resources. Dress in comfortable clothes. Attendance for all classes encouraged. No experience necessary. Class is led by Elizabeth DeSeguirant, Founder/Director of Onelight Dance and Michelle Ferretti, MSW.


Ask the Expert: The Benefits of Acupuncture in Managing Side Effects

Thursday, September 22, 7:00 – 8:30 PM

Special guest speaker Colleen Blanchfield, MD, Full Circle Neuropsychiatric Wellness Center will talk about the benefits of acupuncture especially for treatment side effects such as pain, neuropathy, menopause and nausea.


Strategies for Improving “Chemobrain”

Thursdays, September 29 – October 20, 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM

Understand the cognitive consequences of cancer treatment, the impact of co-existing factors and strategies to manage. Participation requires attendance at all four sessions. Co-facilitated by a psychiatrist, oncology therapists and oncology nurse navigator.


Tools for Couples

Wednesdays, October 5 – October 26 7:00 – 8:30 PM

During this four-week series, you can meet with other couples and learn tools for communicating, taking care of one another and managing stresses related to illness. Class size is limited. Please plan on attending all four sessions. Facilitators: Micheline Toussaint, MSW, LCSW, RYT, and Drucilla Brethwaite, LCSW, OSW-C. For more information contact Drucilla at 703.698.2538 or drucilla.brethwaite@inova.org.

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