Week of August 8, 2022

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Monday
Today
1:00pm - 5:00pm
Location: The Gathering Place East

Come meet a PT! Physical therapists work with cancer patients to help relieve pain, improve strength, balance, movement and restore function. Sign up to meet one-on-one for a 30-minute screen 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
3:30pm - 4:30pm
Location: Virtual

Monthly support group for people with oral, head and neck cancer. Facilitator: Brittani Davis, MA, LPCC, LICDC

Contact: Brittani Davis MA, LPCC, LICDC
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Location: Virtual

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

Contact: Brittani Davis MA, LPCC, 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, MT-BC on Mondays & Sydney Beeman, MA, NCC, LPC on Tuesdays

Contact: Susan Marinac MSSA, LISW-S, MT-BC
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
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: Sandy Conochan ATC, PTA
Tuesday
August 9, 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
2:00pm - 3:30pm
Location: Virtual

Support group for adults and families, to help cope with the impact of grief. Facilitated by:
Mary Fisher Bornstein, LISW-S or Brittani Davis, MA, LPCC, LICDC

Contact: Brittani Davis MA, LPCC, LICDC
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Location: The Gathering Place West

This six-part series addresses the specific needs of individuals diagnosed with cancer as they build strength and flexibility, reduce cancer related fatigue, increase bone density, and reduce the effects of neuropathy and lymphedema. The Yoga4Cancer program was developed by Tari Prinster and is based upon yoga for cancer research. Presenters: Angie Giallourakis, PhD, M.Ed., Certified Yoga4Cancer Teacher, Co-Founder, Steven G. Cancer Foundation & Elephants and Tea

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, 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, MT-BC on Mondays & Sydney Beeman, MA, NCC, LPC on Tuesdays

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

Support group for adults and families, to help cope with the impact of grief. Facilitated by:
Mary Fisher Bornstein, LISW-S or Brittani Davis, MA, LPCC, LICDC

Contact: Mary Fisher Bornstein LISW-S
Wednesday
August 10, 2022
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
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Location: Virtual

You may face eating issues during or after cancer treatment which can make maintaining a good nutrition status challenging. This discussion will help guide you through tips and ideas on how to manage treatment side effects so that you can nourish your body properly. Presenter: Stephanie Hopkins, MS, RDN, LD

Contact: Stephanie Hopkins MS, RDN, LD
6:00pm - 8:00pm
Location: Merwin's Wharf

Join the fun and learn the basics of dragon boating, a fun team sport for anyone in treatment, finished with treatment or caregivers. No experience required. Weekly practice sessions begin Wednesday, July 13th, 6:30-8:00PM in preparation for the 12th Annual Cleveland Dragon Boat Association Festival which will be held on Sunday, September 18, 2022.

Contact: Beth Bennett PT, MA, MS, RDN, LD
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Location: The Gathering Place East

Updates on the latest treatments for Lymphoma. Presenter: Brian Hill, MD, PhD

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

Updates on the latest treatments for Lymphoma. Presenter: Brian Hill, MD, PhD

Contact: Mary Fisher Bornstein LISW-S
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Location: The Gathering Place East

Gather objects found in nature, make abstract collages. We will take photos and then return the objects back to nature. Presenter: Eileen Coan, MA, MLS

Contact: Eileen Coan MA, MLS
Thursday
August 11, 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
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 six months. Facilitators: Mary Fisher-Bornstein, LISW-S and Brittani Davis, MA, LPCC, LICDC

Contact: Mary Fisher Bornstein LISW-S
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: Treating Erectile Dysfunction and Incontinence.

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

Group education and support for men diagnosed with prostate cancer. Family members welcome to attend. This month's topic: Treating Erectile Dysfunction and Incontinence.

Contact: Mary Fisher Bornstein LISW-S
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: Sandy Conochan ATC, PTA
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
Friday
August 12, 2022
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
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
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Location: Rocky River Civic Center

Participants will explore different ways to exercise in an aquatic environment to build strength, endurance and improve balance after cancer treatment. Each class will focus on a different topic related to aquatic exercise. Participants are encouraged but not required to complete all classes in this series. Presenter: Shelley Albert, PT, DPT, Board Certified Clinical Specialist in Orthopedic Physical Therapy and Certified in REVITAL Oncology Rehabilitation

Contact: Sandy Conochan ATC, PTA
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Location: Peter B. Lewis Aquatic & Therapy Center

Participants will explore different ways to exercise in an aquatic environment to build strength, endurance and improve balance after cancer treatment. Each class will focus on a different topic related to aquatic exercise. Participants are encouraged but not required to complete all classes in this series. Presenter: Joy Nowels, Exercise Specialist, ACSM Certified, Ai Chi Certified, Arthritis Foundation Certified Aquatic Program Leader

Contact: Sandy Conochan ATC, PTA
Saturday
August 13, 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: Mindfulness Scavenger Hunt. Facilitator: Adelle Gates, MA, CCLS

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

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: Mindfulness Scavenger Hunt. 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