Week of September 12, 2022

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Monday
September 12, 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

Earlier this year, the American Cancer Society released their guidelines for nutrition and physical activity in cancer survivors. This 2-part series provides information about the new guidelines and how to implement their recommendations into your daily lifestyle. Presenters: Stephen Cerne, BS, NSCA-CPT, ASCM-CET and Stephanie Hopkins, MS, RDN, LD

Contact: Stephanie Hopkins MS, RDN, LD
3:30pm - 4:30pm
Location: Virtual

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

Contact: Brittani Davis MA, LPCC-S, LICDC
5:30pm - 7:00pm
Location: The Gathering Place East

Support and education for those diagnosed with myeloma and their family members. This month's topic: Understanding Your Blood Counts. Facilitators: Mary Fisher Bornstein, LISW-S and Stevi Gutin, RN

Contact: Mary Fisher Bornstein LISW-S
5:30pm - 7:00pm
Location: Virtual

Support and education for those diagnosed with myeloma and their family members. This month's topic: Understanding Your Blood Counts. Facilitators: Mary Fisher Bornstein, LISW-S and Stevi Gutin, RN

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: Sandy Conochan ATC, PTA
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: Susan Marinac MSSA, LISW-S
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 & Ellen Heyman, MSN, RN 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

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 & Ellen Heyman, MSN, RN on Tuesdays

Contact: Brittani Davis MA, LPCC-S, LICDC
Tuesday
September 13, 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-S, LICDC

Contact: Brittani Davis MA, LPCC-S, LICDC
2:00pm - 3:30pm
Location: The Gathering Place West

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-S, LICDC

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

A 4-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 & Ellen Heyman, MSN, RN on Tuesdays

Contact: Ellen Heyman MSN, RN
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: 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-S, LICDC

Contact: Mary Fisher Bornstein LISW-S
Wednesday
September 14, 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 - 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 - 7:30pm
Location: The Gathering Place East

Cancer-related fatigue is frequently experienced by patients during and after therapy. This session will explore simple ways to reduce cancer related fatigue. Resources provided. Presenter: Clare Ogonek, OTR/L

Contact: Beth Bennett PT, MA, MS, RDN, LD
Thursday
September 15, 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
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 - 7:30pm
Location: The Gathering Place West

Cancer-related fatigue is frequently experienced by patients during and after therapy. This session will explore simple ways to reduce cancer related fatigue. Resources provided. Presenter: Clare Ogonek, OTR/L

Contact: Beth Bennett PT, MA, MS, RDN, LD
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Location: Virtual

Prostate cancer is the most prevalent invasive cancer among people with a prostate, affecting nearly one in eight at some point in their lives, according to the CDC. But the unique challenges facing the LGBT+ community with prostate cancer have largely gone unaddressed. This program will explore those challenges. Co-sponsored by the LGBT Center of Greater Cleveland. Presenter: Louis Novak, MD

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

Learn about the effect that forgiveness has on your life. Whether you are coping with a cancer diagnosis, caring for someone who has cancer or experienced loss due to cancer, this program will help you move through the steps of forgiveness toward better mental, physical and spiritual health. Presenter: Mary Fisher Bornstein, LISW-S

Contact: Mary Fisher Bornstein LISW-S
Friday
September 16, 2022
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: Brittani Davis, MA, LPCC-S, LICDC

Contact: Brittani Davis MA, LPCC-S, LICDC
11:00am - 12:30pm
Location: The Gathering Place West

Individuals who are coping with a cancer diagnosis come together for mutual support and an opportunity to discuss issues important to older adults. Facilitator: Brittani Davis, MA, LPCC-S, LICDC

Contact: Brittani Davis MA, LPCC-S, LICDC
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
Saturday
September 17, 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: 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