Exercise

Exercise classes can help address fatigue from cancer treatment, aid in improving strength, balance and endurance, and provide an overall sense of well-being. Classes are designed for different levels of ability and geared towards empowering individuals to move through our programs and out into the community. Support for these programs provided by Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield Foundation.

Please note, prior registration is required for all exercise classes. CLICK HERE to email Beth Bennett and indicate in your email that you are interested in participating in our exercise classes.


Exercise Classes 

TGP Richman Family Wellness Center: Tuesdays & Thursdays, 12:30-1:15pm, 6:30-7:30pm; Wednesdays & Fridays, 12:45-1:45pm, 23295 Commerce Park, Beachwood, Oh 44122

TGP West: Mondays, 7:00-8:00pm 


Exercise for Bone Health

Learn how specific exercises play an important role in optimizing bone health.

TGP Richman Family Wellness Center: Tuesdays, April 7, 14, 21, 28, 1:30-2:30pm


Introduction to TRX

TRX is a form of suspension training that uses body weight exercises to develop strength, balance, flexibility and core stability simultaneously. This class will be modified for cancer survivors. No experience required.

TGP Richman Family Wellness Center: Tuesdays, May 5, 12, 19, 26, 1:30-2:30pm 


Introduction to Dragon Boating

Learn the fundamentals of dragon boating for cancer survivors and their supporters. Official practice session begin in June. No experience necessary.

Saturday, May 16, 2:00-4:00pm 

Merwin's Wharf, 1785 Merwin Ave., Cleveland, Ohio 44113


Dragon Boat Practice 

Learn the fundamentals of dragon boating for cancer survivors and their supporters.

Practice Sessions: Wednesdays, June 3-August 12, 6:30-8:00pm 

Merwin's Wharf 1785 Merwin Ave., Cleveland, Ohio

Dragon Boat Festival: Saturday, August 15, 8:00am-3:00pm, Black River Landing, Lorain


 Focus on the Core

A strong core includes training the muscles in your pelvis, lower back, hips and abdomen to work in harmony leading to better balance and stability. All exercise easily adapted for home or gym.

TGP Richman Family Wellness Center: Tuesdays, June 2, 9, 16, 23, 1:30-2:30pm


A Few Friendly Reminders

Exercise classes are open to individuals in treatment for cancer or coping with the side effects of treatment. Classes include resistance training using light weights, bands and balls, and strength equipment. Written medical authorization from your physician and a fitness assessment with staff member Beth Bennett are required before attending classes. Please note some special exercise classes are also available for a support person/family member and are noted as such in the program description.

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Beth
PT, MA, MS, RDN, LD, Director of Exercise, Nutrition and Research

Beth is our registered dietitian & physical therapist.

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Stephen
BS, NSCA-CPT, ACSM/ACS-CET, Program Staff

Stephen facilitates our eastside exercise programs.

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