Exercise, education andsupport for cancer patients

2013-02-21T00:00:00Z Exercise, education andsupport for cancer patientsBy Times Staff nwitimes.com
February 21, 2013 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.

Programs scheduled for Monday through March 1:

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

Yoga at Night: Lecture: Yoga & Pain Management, 6-7:15 p.m. Wednesday — 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, 1 to 2 p.m. Tuesday — Topic is "What to Eat When i Don't Feel Like Eating."

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. Feb. 28 — 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. Feb. 28 — Knitting and crocheting squares, scarves or afghans. Any skill level welcome. Supplies are provided, or bring your own.

Chair Yoga, 2-3 p.m. Feb. 28 — 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. March 1 — Classes emphasize balance, posture, breathing techniques, concentration and complete relaxation. A prescription from your physician is required prior to attending.

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