Classes and support groups for cancer patients and families

2014-01-08T00:00:00Z Classes and support groups for cancer patients and familiesBy Times Staff nwitimes.com
January 08, 2014 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 caregivers. Call (219) 836-3349 to register.

To join a support group, call or visit www.cancerresourcecentre.com.

Upcoming programs:

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

Reflexology, 1-3 p.m. Monday — 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.

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

Chair Massage, 10-11:30 a.m. Jan. 15 — Enjoy the benefits of a 20-minute chair massage to relax the body, reduce mental stress, anxiety and may promote better sleep. A prescription from a physician is required prior to attending.

Chi Gong, 9:30-10:30 a.m. Jan. 16 — 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.

Chair Yoga, 2 to 3 p.m. Jan. 16 — 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.

Ukulele II, 3:15-4:45 p.m. Jan. 16 — This is the second six-week course of the popular ukulele class presented by Rima Krutulis. Participants must have completed Ukulele I.

Tai Chi, 9:30-10:30 a.m. Jan. 17 — This class emphasizes balance, posture, breathing techniques, concentration and complete relaxation. A prescription from your physician is required prior to attending.

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