Week of December 5, 2022

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Monday
December 5, 2022
11:00am - 11:45am
Location: Virtual

Mondays, 11:00-11:45am

Low intensity Zumba. Move at your own pace while dancing to Latin rhythms.
Zumba Gold® takes the Zumba formula and modifies the moves and pacing to suit the needs of the active, older participant, as well as those just starting their journey to a fit and healthy lifestyle.

Contact: Sandy Conochan ATC, PTA
11:00am - 11:45am
Location: The Gathering Place East

Mondays, 11:00-11:45am

Low intensity Zumba. Move at your own pace while dancing to Latin rhythms.
Zumba Gold® takes the Zumba formula and modifies the moves and pacing to suit the needs of the active, older participant, as well as those just starting their journey to a fit and healthy lifestyle.

Contact: Sandy Conochan ATC, PTA
12:30pm - 1:30pm
Location: Virtual

Research has shown the most effective way to work muscle groups is in a push-pull fashion. Learn how to pair muscle groups for a more efficient workout, saving time, improving balance and correcting compensation. Presenter: Stephen Cerne BS, NSCA-CPT, ACSM/ACS-CET

Contact: Stephen Cerne BS, NSCA-CPT, ACSM/ACS-CET
2:00pm - 5:00pm
Location: The Gathering Place East

Sign up to meet one-on-one for a 30-minute screening to assess your physical function, fall risk, and address any other individual questions or concerns related to physical health. Recommendations and resources provided. Presenters: Michael Groesch, PT, DPT, Board-Certified Clinical Specialist in Orthopedic Physical Therapy (OCS), Shelley Albert, PT, DPT, Board Certified Clinical Specialist in Orthopedic Physical Therapy

Contact: Sandy Conochan ATC, PTA
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Location: Virtual

Comprehensive strength, endurance, balance, and flexibility routine for those in cancer treatment or dealing with side effects from treatment. Health and fitness screening required before attending any movement class.

Contact: Sandy Conochan ATC, PTA
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Location: Virtual

Weekly support group for people with any kind of cancer. Facilitated by:
Brittani Davis, MA, LPCC-S, LICDC on Mondays & Andrea Sonnie, LISW-S, OSW-C on Tuesdays

Contact: Brittani Davis MA, LPCC-S, LICDC
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Location: The Gathering Place West

Support group for caregivers, family members and friends of those diagnosed with cancer. Facilitated by: Susan Marinac, MSSA, LISW-S on Mondays & Sydney Beeman, MA, NCC, LPC on Tuesdays

Contact: Susan Marinac MSSA, LISW-S
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Location: Virtual

Group for parents, children and teens who have experienced a death of an adult loved one from cancer. Includes expressive, age specific, group activities and a concurrent support group for parents. Facilitator: Adelle Gates, MA, CCLS

Contact: Adelle Gates MA, CCLS
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Location: Virtual

New to The Gathering Place? Start here! Meet with a staff member to explore our FREE programs and services.

Contact: Eileen Coan MA, MLS
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Location: The Gathering Place West

Weekly support group for people with any kind of cancer. Facilitated by:
Brittani Davis, MA, LPCC-S, LICDC on Mondays & Andrea Sonnie, LISW-S, OSW-C on Tuesdays

Contact: Brittani Davis MA, LPCC-S, LICDC
Tuesday
December 6, 2022
10:00am - 11:00am
Location: The Gathering Place East

Tuesdays, 10:00-11:00am at The Gathering Place East or virtually and Saturdays, 9:00-10:00am, held virtually

A gentle flow class appropriate for all levels.

Yoga with Lisa Thiel is a gentle, mind-body practice designed to empower participants to take an active role in managing their care and long-term health. The classes include physical postures and movement to improve strength, mobility, range of motion, balance and circulation. Breathing practices are used for better respiration, while mediation and other relaxation techniques are used to help manage stress and anxiety to enhance well-being. Each class offers modifications to meet fluctuations in physical ability and energy level throughout the cancer journey. Different positions (in chairs, on the floor and standing) and the use of props are encouraged to meet individual needs. Instructor: Lisa Thiel, MA, E-RYT500

Health and fitness screening required before attending any movement class.

Please consult your physician before beginning this, or any exercise program. As with any exercise program, if at any point you begin to feel faint, dizzy or have physical discomfort, you should stop immediately. Information is for educational purposes only.

Contact: Sandy Conochan ATC, PTA
10:00am - 11:00am
Location: Virtual

Tuesdays, 10:00-11:00am at The Gathering Place East or virtually and Saturdays, 9:00-10:00am, held virtually

A gentle flow class appropriate for all levels.

Yoga with Lisa Thiel is a gentle, mind-body practice designed to empower participants to take an active role in managing their care and long-term health. The classes include physical postures and movement to improve strength, mobility, range of motion, balance and circulation. Breathing practices are used for better respiration, while mediation and other relaxation techniques are used to help manage stress and anxiety to enhance well-being. Each class offers modifications to meet fluctuations in physical ability and energy level throughout the cancer journey. Different positions (in chairs, on the floor and standing) and the use of props are encouraged to meet individual needs. Instructor: Lisa Thiel, MA, E-RYT500

Health and fitness screening required before attending any movement class.

Please consult your physician before beginning this, or any exercise program. As with any exercise program, if at any point you begin to feel faint, dizzy or have physical discomfort, you should stop immediately. Information is for educational purposes only.

Contact: Sandy Conochan ATC, PTA
12:00pm - 12:45pm
Location: Virtual

Comprehensive strength, endurance, balance, and flexibility routine for those in cancer treatment or dealing with side effects from treatment. Health and fitness screening required before attending any movement class.

Contact: Stephen Cerne BS, NSCA-CPT, ACSM/ACS-CET
12:00pm - 12:45pm
Location: The Gathering Place West

Comprehensive strength, endurance, balance, and flexibility routine for those in cancer treatment or dealing with side effects from treatment. Health and fitness screening required before attending any movement class.

Contact: Sandy Conochan ATC, PTA
1:00pm - 1:30pm
Location: Virtual

The 'core' is made up of muscles that are responsible for proper posture, efficient functional movement, balance and stability. Learn about the muscle groups that make up and control your core. Facilitator: Stephen Cerne, BS, NSCA-CPT, ACSM/ACS-CET

Contact: Stephen Cerne BS, NSCA-CPT, ACSM/ACS-CET
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Location: The Gathering Place West

An 8-week yoga series where all levels are welcome including beginners. This series is designed to reduce cancer related stress and, increase flexibility. Instructor: Christina Carroll, RYT 500

Contact: Sandy Conochan ATC, PTA
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Location: Virtual

Weekly support group for people with any kind of cancer. Facilitated by:
Brittani Davis, MA, LPCC-S, LICDC on Mondays & Andrea Sonnie, LISW-S, OSW-C on Tuesdays

Contact: Andrea Sonnie LISW-S, OSW-C
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Location: Virtual

Support group for caregivers, family members and friends of those diagnosed with cancer. Facilitated by: Susan Marinac, MSSA, LISW-S on Mondays & Sydney Beeman, MA, NCC, LPC on Tuesdays

Contact: Sydney Beeman MA, NCC, LPC
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Location: Virtual

Support group for women with breast cancer in their 20s, 30s & 40s.

Contact: Susan Marinac MSSA, LISW-S
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Location: The Gathering Place West

Support group for women with breast cancer in their 20s, 30s & 40s.

Contact: Susan Marinac MSSA, LISW-S
6:30pm - 7:15pm
Location: Virtual

Learn and practice basic meditation techniques to manage stress in the comfort of your own home during these virtual sessions. Facilitator: Eileen Coan, MA, MLS

Contact: Eileen Coan MA, MLS
Wednesday
Today
12:30pm - 1:00pm
Location: Virtual

Wednesdays, 12:30-1:00pm

Exercise class that builds on balance, stability and body awareness.
Balance for Improved Function stresses simple, functional movements, allowing participants to move more efficiently and decrease fall risks. The focus is on building up core stability and balance simultaneously, while at the same time creating a better sense of body awareness.

Contact: Stephen Cerne BS, NSCA-CPT, ACSM/ACS-CET
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Location: The Gathering Place West

December is filled with holidays in many religions that celebrate light. Explore the symbolism of light while making a painting with water and glue that resembles a stained-glass window. Facilitator: Eileen Coan, MA, MLS

Contact: Eileen Coan MA, MLS
Thursday
December 8, 2022
9:00am - 10:00am
Location: Wellness Center

Sign up for an open gym time to come and workout on your own. Participants must first attend an orientation and complete a health and fitness screening. This program is limited to 5 participants per hour.

Contact: Sandy Conochan ATC, PTA
11:00am - 12:00pm
Location: The Gathering Place West

A gentle flow class appropriate for all levels. Designed to empower The Gathering Place participants to take an active role in managing their care and long-term health. Breathing practices are used for better respiration, while mediation and other relaxation techniques are used to help manage stress and anxiety to enhance well-being. Instructor: Jen Nebraska

Contact: Sandy Conochan ATC, PTA
12:00pm - 12:45pm
Location: Virtual

Comprehensive strength, endurance, balance, and flexibility routine for those in cancer treatment or dealing with side effects from treatment. Health and fitness screening required before attending any movement class.

Contact: Sandy Conochan ATC, PTA
12:00pm - 12:45pm
Location: Wellness Center

Comprehensive strength, endurance, balance, and flexibility routine for those in cancer treatment or dealing with side effects from treatment. Health and fitness screening required before attending any movement class.

Contact: Stephen Cerne BS, NSCA-CPT, ACSM/ACS-CET
5:15pm - 6:15pm
Location: The Gathering Place East

For men who have been diagnosed with prostate cancer within the last twelve months. Facilitators: Mary Fisher-Bornstein, LISW-S and Brittani Davis, MA, LPCC-S LICDC

Contact: Mary Fisher Bornstein LISW-S
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Location: Virtual

Comprehensive strength, endurance, balance, and flexibility routine for those in cancer treatment or dealing with side effects from treatment. Health and fitness screening required before attending any movement class.

Contact: Stephen Cerne BS, NSCA-CPT, ACSM/ACS-CET
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Location: The Gathering Place East

Group education and support for men diagnosed with prostate cancer. Family members welcome to attend. This month's topic: Networking and Happy Hour

Contact: Mary Fisher Bornstein LISW-S
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Location: Virtual

A monthly group for those who have completed cancer treatment. Topics include: fear of recurrence, managing anxiety, work issues, long term side effects, nutrition, exercise, relationships & more. Facilitator: Sydney Beeman, MA, NCC. LPC

Contact: Sydney Beeman MA, NCC, LPC
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Location: The Gathering Place West

A monthly group for those who have completed cancer treatment. Topics include: fear of recurrence, managing anxiety, work issues, long term side effects, nutrition, exercise, relationships & more. Facilitator: Sydney Beeman, MA, NCC. LPC

Contact: Sydney Beeman MA, NCC, LPC
Friday
December 9, 2022
12:30pm - 1:00pm
Location: Virtual

Fridays, 12:30-1:00pm

A slow-flow stretching and yoga-based program. Health and fitness screening required before attending any movement class.

Please consult your physician before beginning this, or any exercise program. As with any exercise program, if at any point you begin to feel faint, dizzy or have physical discomfort, you should stop immediately. Information is for educational purposes only.

Contact: Stephen Cerne BS, NSCA-CPT, ACSM/ACS-CET
Saturday
December 10, 2022
9:00am - 10:00am
Location: Virtual

Tuesdays, 10:00-11:00am at The Gathering Place East or virtually and Saturdays, 9:00-10:00am, held virtually

A gentle flow class appropriate for all levels.

Yoga with Lisa Thiel is a gentle, mind-body practice designed to empower participants to take an active role in managing their care and long-term health. The classes include physical postures and movement to improve strength, mobility, range of motion, balance and circulation. Breathing practices are used for better respiration, while mediation and other relaxation techniques are used to help manage stress and anxiety to enhance well-being. Each class offers modifications to meet fluctuations in physical ability and energy level throughout the cancer journey. Different positions (in chairs, on the floor and standing) and the use of props are encouraged to meet individual needs. Instructor: Lisa Thiel, MA, E-RYT500

Health and fitness screening required before attending any movement class.

Please consult your physician before beginning this, or any exercise program. As with any exercise program, if at any point you begin to feel faint, dizzy or have physical discomfort, you should stop immediately. Information is for educational purposes only.

Contact: Sandy Conochan ATC, PTA
10:00am - 11:00am
Location: The Gathering Place East

This interactive and creative group is designed to connect and support the entire family (caregivers, children, and siblings) in coping with the impact of cancer. Families can also connect with each other to know they are not alone in this experience. This month's theme: Making Music. Facilitator: Adelle Gates, MA, CCLS

Contact: Adelle Gates MA, CCLS
10:00am - 11:00am
Location: Virtual

Saturdays, 10:00-11:00am

QiGong-Tai Chi integrates physical exercises, breathing techniques and mindfulness into one practice.

QiGong-Tai Chi is a holistic health practice integrating a sequence of gentle movements, breathing techniques, acupressure self-massage, and mindfulness. The classes are designed to reduce stress and increase vitality, improve flexibility, balance and circulation, and strengthen muscles. QiGong-Tai Chi can be done sitting or standing and is easily modified and adapted for all abilities and fitness levels. Instructor: Jeannie Koran

Please consult your physician before beginning this, or any exercise program. As with any exercise program, if at any point you begin to feel faint, dizzy or have physical discomfort, you should stop immediately. Information is for educational purposes only.

Contact: Sandy Conochan ATC, PTA
2:30pm - 4:00pm
Location: The Gathering Place West

Dancing and journaling have been shown to improve both our physical and mental health. This class, created by their company's physical therapist, helps participants explore movement to find a release for emotions, and an escape from the daily stressors and anxieties of life. No experience necessary, adaptations to movement will be available for those who are more comfortable seated. Presenter: Anna Cerveny, DPT, Director, Cleveland Dance Project

Contact: Beth Bennett PT, MA, MS, RDN, LD