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)


Moving Forward

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 






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