Cancer center offers support, education and exercise

2012-05-18T00:00:00Z Cancer center offers support, education and exerciseBy Times Staff nwitimes.com
May 18, 2012 12:00 am  • 

MUNSTER | Cancer Resource Centre, 926 Ridge Road, offers free education programs, mind/body/spirit classes and support groups for those with a cancer diagnosis and their caregivers. Call (219) 836-3349 to register for all programs.

For more information about joining a support group, call or visit www.cancerresourcecentre.com.

Upcoming programs:

Yoga, 9:30-10:30 a.m. Monday and 6 to 7 p.m. Wednesday - Breathe and stretch body and mind. A prescription from your physician is required prior to attending.

Empowerment Drumming, 5:30-6:30 p.m. Monday - Drumming has been found to reduce stress, increase energy and overall well being. No previous music experience needed. A prescription from your physician is required prior to attending

Wellness Support Group, 10-11:30 a.m. and 6-7:30 p.m. Tuesday - Provides an opportunity to share feelings, receive support and learn ways to cope with the experience of having cancer.

Nutrition for Life, 10-11 a.m. Tuesday - Registered Dietician Terri Sakelaris, presents on “Nutritional Management of Treatment Side Effects.”

Ostomy Networking Group, 10 a.m. to 12 noon Wednesday. New products vendor fair will be featured.

Reflexology, 3-5 p.m. Wednesday - Reflexology is the practice of treating the whole body by touching the feet and sometimes the palms. A prescription from your physician is required prior to attending.

Chi Gong, 9:30-10:30 a.m. Thursday - Learn this ancient healing art of breath, movement, non-movement and meditation during a one-hour session of warm-ups, positions and focused movements. A prescription from your physician is required prior to attending.

Knit One…Nurture Too, 1-2:30 p. m. Thursday - Knit and crochet squares, scarves or afghans. Any skill level welcome. Supplies are provided or bring your own.

Chair Yoga, 3-4 p.m. Thursday - Designed for those who have difficulty with the regular yoga environment, sit or use a chair for balance. A prescription from your physician is required prior to attending.

Tai Chi, 9:30-10:30 a.m. Friday - Classes emphasize balance, posture, breathing techniques, concentration and complete relaxation. A prescription from your physician is required prior to attending.

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