Free programs and support groups serve cancer patients and families

2013-04-05T00:00:00Z Free programs and support groups serve cancer patients and familiesBy Times Staff nwitimes.com
April 05, 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.

Upcoming programs:

Yoga, 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Monday and 6 to 7 p.m. Wednesday — 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, 10-11:30 a.m. or 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.

Sound Healing with Crystal Bowls, 1-3 p.m. Tuesday — Feel relaxed and restored from vibrations of crystal bowls. Wear comfortable clothing and bring a small blanket and pillow. Seating is limited.

Reiki, 9:30-11:30 a.m. Wednesday —  a technique that aids the body in releasing stress and tension by creating deep relaxation and inner balance. A prescription from your physician is required prior to attending.

Family Matters Support Group, 7-8:30 p.m. Wednesday — a comprehensive, educational and supportive program for patients, couples, spouses and caregivers coping with cancer in their family.

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.

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

Chair Yoga, 2 to 3 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. April 8 — Classes emphasize balance, posture, breathing techniques, concentration and complete relaxation. A prescription from your physician is required prior to attending.

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