Week of November 14, 2022

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Monday
November 14, 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
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
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
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 - 7:30pm
Location: Virtual

Workshop for children and teens who have an adult family member with cancer. Utilizing art, play and discussion, children, teens and their parents interact with families in similar situations. This month's theme: Gratitude Family Plaques

Contact: Adelle Gates MA, CCLS
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

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
November 15, 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
5:15pm - 6:15pm
Location: The Gathering Place West

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: Brittani Davis MA, LPCC-S, LICDC
5:15pm - 6:15pm
Location: Virtual

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: Brittani Davis MA, LPCC-S, LICDC
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: The Gathering Place West

Group education and support for men diagnosed with prostate cancer. Family members welcome to attend. This month's topic: Exercise to Fight Fatigue.

Presenter: Stephen Cerne, B.S., NSCA-CPT, ACSM/ACS-CET

Contact: Brittani Davis MA, LPCC-S, LICDC
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: Exercise to Fight Fatigue.

Presenter: Stephen Cerne, B.S., NSCA-CPT, ACSM/ACS-CET

Contact: Brittani Davis MA, LPCC-S, LICDC
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: The Gathering Place East

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

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

Contact: Mary Fisher Bornstein 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
November 16, 2022
11:00am - 12:00pm
Location: The Gathering Place East

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
11:00am - 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
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
2:00pm - 3:30pm
Location: The Gathering Place West

Monthly support group to support women with ovarian cancer and to provide a space to share feelings, experiences and resources. Facilitator: Susan Marinac, MSSA, LISW-S

Contact: Susan Marinac MSSA, LISW-S
3:00pm - 4:00pm
Location: Friendly Inn

According to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, African Americans have the highest mortality rate of any racial and ethnic group for all cancers combined. Learn how to talk about, normalize, and take your power back from the “C” word to best navigate the healthcare systems for yourself and/or loved ones. Resources provided. Facilitator: Sydney Beeman, MA, NCC, LPC

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

Writing workshop for adults coping with cancer. Join others on screen following simple writing prompts and sharing only as much or little as you want. Facilitator: Eileen Coan, MA, MLS

Contact: Eileen Coan MA, MLS
Thursday
November 17, 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 - 7:30pm
Location: CMA Community Arts Center

Program for young adults in their 20s, 30s and 40s surviving cancer. Opportunities provided for social networking and creative outlets to assist with coping. This month's topic: Gratitude. Held at CMA Community Arts Center, 2937 W. 25th St., Cleveland, OH 44113

Contact: Sydney Beeman MA, NCC, LPC
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 East

Dealing with a cancer diagnosis can make holidays more difficult. Learn strategies to help ease stress and appreciate the joy of the holidays. Facilitator: Mary Fisher Bornstein, LISW-S

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

Monthly support group for women diagnosed with gynecological cancers (non-ovarian). This support group provides a safe space for women to talk about their diagnosis and treatment of gynecologic cancers, side effects, late effects and related thoughts and emotions. Each person's cancer story is different. It can be healing to learn from others, to ask questions and to share ways they have coped. Facilitator: Andrea Sonnie, LISW-S, OSW-C

Contact: Andrea Sonnie LISW-S, OSW-C
Friday
November 18, 2022
All Day
Closed for Staff Meeting
11:00am - 12:00pm
Location: Virtual

Immerse yourself in the healing power of sound on this relaxing journey using the highest-grade Crystal Alchemy Singing Bowls. This full body relaxation experience will help with stress, tension, sleeplessness, anxiety, depression, grief, physical pain, and more. Presenter: Becky Hopp, Certified Sound Healer

Contact: Beth Bennett PT, MA, MS, RDN, LD
Saturday
November 19, 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