Exercise, education and support offered to cancer patients

2014-04-24T00:00:00Z Exercise, education and support offered to cancer patientsBy Times Staff nwitimes.com
April 24, 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 May 3:

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

Yoga and Stress Management, 6-7 p.m. Wednesday — one hour of seated relaxation using breath work and mind/body exercises to reduce stress. 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.

Healthy Eating, 2-3:30 p.m. Tuesday — Nutrition Program Assistant Cheryl Hobby, with Purdue Cooperative Extension Service, will provide information on choosing and preparing healthy foods.

Reflexology, 3-5 p.m. Wednesday — Reflexology treats 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. May 1 — 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. May 1 — Those who have difficulty with regular yoga environment sit or use a chair for balance. A prescription is required prior to attending.

Tai Chi, 9:30-10:30 a.m. May 2 — Classes emphasize balance, posture, breathing techniques, concentration and relaxation. A prescription is required prior to attending.

Art Therapy, 9 a.m.-noon May 3 — Recognized asd an effective mind/body intervention, this class provides an outlet for inner thoughts and feelings while giving a sense of control over your surroundings.

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