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Week of November 15, 2021

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Monday
November 15, 2021
10:00am - 11:00am
Location: Virtual

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: Stephen Cerne BS, NSCA-CPT, ACSM/ACS-CET
12:30pm - 1:30pm
Location: Virtual

Exercise and nutrition are two components of a healthy lifestyle that can also be used as tools to help manage stress. Presenters: Stephen Cerne NSCA-CPT, ACSM/ACS-CET, Stephanie Hopkins MS, RDN, LD

Contact: Stephanie Hopkins MS, RDN, LD
2:00pm - 3:30pm
Location: Virtual

Monthly support group for those diagnosed with breast cancer. Facilitator: Andrea Sonnie, LISW-S, OSW-C

Contact: Andrea Sonnie LISW-S, OSW-C
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: Virtual

Support group for caregivers, family members and friends of those diagnosed with cancer. Facilitated by: Susan Marinac, MSSA, LISW-S, MT-BC on Mondays & Ellen Heyman, MSN, RN on Tuesdays

Contact: Susan Marinac MSSA, LISW-S, MT-BC
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: Erin Rafter, CCLS, PhD

Contact: Erin Rafter PhD, CCLS
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Location: Virtual

Weekly support group for people with any kind of cancer. Facilitated by:
Sydney Beeman, MA, LPC on Mondays & Andrea Sonnie, LISW-S, OSW-C on Tuesdays

Contact: Sydney Beeman MA, LPC
7:00pm - 8:00pm
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
Tuesday
November 16, 2021
12:30pm - 1:00pm
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
5:30pm - 6:15pm
Location: Virtual

Learn and practice basic meditation techniques to manage stress from the comfort of your own home. Facilitators: Eileen Coan, MA, MLS (Tuesdays) and Erin Rafter, PhD, CCLS (Fridays)

Contact: Eileen Coan MA, MLS
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Location: Virtual

Weekly support group for people with any kind of cancer. Facilitated by:
Sydney Beeman, MA, LPC 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, MT-BC on Mondays & Ellen Heyman, MSN, RN on Tuesdays

Contact: Ellen Heyman MSN, RN
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Location: Virtual

Monthly support group for those diagnosed with metastatic breast cancer. Facilitator: Mary Fisher Bornstein, LISW-S

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

Learn about the developmental levels and responses to grief in children and how to support them, and yourself, when coping with the loss of a loved one to cancer. Facilitator: Erin Rafter, PhD, CCLS

Contact: Erin Rafter PhD, CCLS
Wednesday
November 17, 2021
10:00am - 11:00am
Location: Virtual

A gentle flow class appropriate for all levels.
Yoga for Cancer 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: Stephen Cerne BS, NSCA-CPT, ACSM/ACS-CET
11:00am - 12:00pm
Location: Virtual

Support group for adults who have experienced the death of a loved one from cancer more than a year ago. Facilitator: Mary Fisher Bornstein, LISW-S

Contact: Mary Fisher Bornstein LISW-S
11:30am - 12:15pm
Location: Virtual

Through evidence-based research, the American Institute for Cancer Research has developed recommendations on lifestyle behaviors for cancer prevention and cancer survivorship. Review how you can put AICR recommendations into action through programming and support at The Gathering Place now and next quarter when The Gathering Place offers a passport program. Join to learn more. Presenter: Stephanie Hopkins, MS, RDN, LD

Contact: Stephanie Hopkins MS, RDN, LD
12:30pm - 1:00pm
Location: Virtual

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
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Location: Virtual

Monthly support group for women diagnosed with gynecological cancers.

Contact: Susan Marinac MSSA, LISW-S, MT-BC
6:00pm - 7:30pm
Location: Virtual

Food is powerful–not only to nourish our bodies but also as a way to celebrate holidays and show gratitude. Join our panelists as they share their favorite holiday recipes from different holidays. Presenters: Kris Austin, MSEd, LSW, Gulnar Feerasta, MSSA, MNO, Ellen Heyman, MSN, RN, Stephanie Hopkins, MS, RDN, LD & Patricia Tousel

Contact: Stephanie Hopkins MS, RDN, LD
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Location: Virtual

Join Dr. Jordan Winter, Surgical Oncologist at UH Seidman Cancer Center, and Sydney Beeman, MA, LPC from The Gathering Place to learn about the latest diagnosis and treatment updates for pancreatic cancer. Q & A opportunity available.

Contact: Sydney Beeman MA, LPC
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Location: Virtual

Learn about the role of dry needling for managing side effects of cancer treatment. Presenter: Michael Groesch, PT, DPT

Contact: Beth Bennett PT, MA, MS, RDN, LD
Thursday
November 18, 2021
12:30pm - 1:00pm
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 - 7:30pm
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 - 7:30pm
After Goodbye
Contact: Mary Fisher Bornstein LISW-S
Friday
November 19, 2021
11:00am - 12:30pm
Location: Virtual

Individuals who are coping with a cancer diagnosis come together for mutual support and an opportunity to discuss issues important to older adults. Facilitator: Erin Rafter, PhD, CCLS

Contact: Erin Rafter PhD, CCLS
12:30pm - 1:30pm
Location: Virtual

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
November 20, 2021
10:00am - 11:00am
Location: Virtual

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: Beth Bennett PT, MA, MS, RDN, LD
10:30am - 11:30am
Location: Virtual

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

Contact: Andrea Sonnie LISW-S, OSW-C