Lectures & Workshops
Our lectures and workshops cover a wide variety of cancer related information and topics of interest presented by health care professionals and practitioners of various specialties.
Online Programs at The Gathering Place
Register to receive emails, videos and more January, February and March via email by clicking here.
March Movement Madness
During the month of March, we will email and share on social media videos, tips and strategies for creating a more active lifestyle.
Self-Care is Health Care: Mindful Eating, Moving and Mediation:
Explore how self-care is an essential part of your health care.
TGP East: Monday, March 4, 12:00-2:00pm (CLICK HERE TO REGISTER)
What to say to Kids about Cancer
Learn what children understand about cancer at different ages and how to talk to and support them when cancer touches the family.
TGP East: Thursday, March 14, 6:30-8:00pm (CLICK HERE TO REGISTER)
Kindness and Self Compassion
What do you hear when you list to your inner dialogue? One way to be happy is to practice self-compassion and self-kindness.
TGP East: Wednesday, March 20, 6:30-7:30pm (CLICK HERE TO REGISTER)
An 8-week program for men and women who are currently in treatment or have finished treatment within the last year. The program includes twice weekly fitness training, healthy cooking classes and a weekly support group. Permission from your physician is required. CLICK HERE to email Beth Bennett to register.
TGP East: Orientation: Wednesday, March 27, 6:00-7:30pm
TGP East: Mondays and Wednesdays, 6:00-8:15pm, Monday, April 1-Wednesday, May 22
TGP West: Orientation: Thursday, March 28, 5:30-7:00pm
TGP West: Mondays and Thursdays, 5:30-7:30pm, Monday April 1-Thursday, May 23
Writing My Stories
Presenter: Melissa Mary O'Grady, MLIS
TGP East: Wednesday, May 1, 6;30-8:00pm | CLICK HERE TO REGISTER
TGP West: Wednesday, April 10, 2-3:30pm | CLICK HERE TO REGISTER
De-stress with Dance
No partner needed. Presented by: LaDanse Cleveland Ballroom Dance Studio
TGP East: Saturdays, April 13, May 11, June 8, 11:45am-12:45pm | CLICK HERE TO REGISTER
Lymphedema Symptom Management
Learn how a healthy and creative lifestyle can help manage lymphedema symptoms.
TGP East: Wednesday, May 8, 6:30-8:00pm | CLICK HERE TO REGISTER
Presenter: Manisha Agarwal, OTRL/L, MHS, CLT Cleveland Clinic
TGP West: Thursday, May 9, 6:30-8:00pm | CLICK HERE TO REGISTER
Presenter: Nasreen Starner, OTR/L, CLT, Clinical Rehabilitation Specialist
Reflections on Cancer through Walking
How a walking pilgrim path through Spain can help you cope with the challenges of cancer. Pictures of Spain's magnificent countryside will be shown.
Presenter: Sally Wile, M.Div.
TGP East: Wednesday, June 5, 6:30-8:00pm | CLICK HERE TO REGISTER
TGP West: Tuesday, May 14, 6;30-8:00pm | CLICK HERE TO REGISTER
He Said, She Said: Bridging the Gender Communication Gap
Develop ways to communicate with family, friends and professionals.
Presenter: Dixie Benshoff, PhD
TGP East: Wednesday, May 15, 6:30-8:00pm | CLICK HERE TO REGISTER
Essential Oils for Relaxation
Learn what they are and how to use them to manage stress.
Presenter: Valarie Joseph, CA, RYT
TGP West: Tuesday, May 21, 6:30-8:00pm | CLICK HERE TO REGISTER
Coping with Fear and Anxiety
Learn techniques to manage fear and feel more in control of your life.
TGP East: Thursday, May 30, 6;30-8:00pm | CLICK HERE TO REGISTER
TGP West: Tuesday, June 11, 6:30-8:00pm | CLICK HERE TO REGISTER
Medical Marijuana: Latest Updates in Ohio
Presenter: Solomon Zaraa, MD
TGP East: Thursday, June 6, 6:30-8:00pm ? CLICK HERE TO REGISTER