Exercise, education and support offered to cancer patients

2014-03-27T00:00:00Z Exercise, education and support offered to cancer patientsBy Times Staff nwitimes.com
March 27, 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 their caregivers. Call (219) 836-3349 to register for all programs.

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

Programs scheduled for Monday through April 5:

Yoga, 9:30-10:30 a.m. Monday and 6-7 p.m. Wednesday — Breathe and stretch body and mind. 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 — share feelings, receive support and learn to cope.

Chair Massage, 10-11:30 a.m. Wednesday — 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.

Mind Over Matter Support Group, 10-11:30 a.m. Wednesday — Explore factors that impact mood and effect functioning; develop skills to help address and counter the negative elements when facing cancer.

Chi Gong, 9:30-10:30 a.m. Thursday — Learn art of breath, movement, non-movement and meditation. A prescription from your physician is required prior to attending.

Chair Yoga, 2-3 p.m. April 3 — Those who have difficulty with regular yoga environment sit or use a chair for balance. A prescription is required prior to attending.

Ukulele, 3:15-4:45 p.m. April 3 — Ukulele lessons with Rima Krutulis.

Tai Chi, 9:30-10:30 a.m. April 4 — Classes emphasize balance, posture, breathing techniques, concentration and relaxation. A prescription is required prior to attending.

Art Therapy, 9 a.m.-noon April 5. The class provides an outlet for your inner thoughts and feelings while giving a sense of control over your surroundings that cannot be put into words.

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