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.

New Year "Newtrition"

Kick off the new year by nourishing your body with a "whole food plan focused" lifestyle. During the month of January, we will email and share on social media videos, tips and strategies to help personalize your healthy eating plan. 

Feel the Love

Each day in February, we will email and share on social media a video or meditation to help you practice self-love and compassion. 

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. 


Reiki for Self-Care

Reiki is an ancient Japanese practice that promotes calmness and relaxation. Learn what Reiki is and practice hand positions for self-Reiki. 

TGP East: Thursday, January 17, 6-8:30pm (CLICK HERE TO REGISTER)


Medical Marijuana in Ohio

Learn about medical marijuana, how to enroll in Ohio's program and what to expect throughout the process. 

Presenter: Leslie Brandon, Communications and Community Engagment Director, Buckeye Relief

TGP East: Wednesday, January 23, 6:30-8:00pm (CLICK HERE TO REGISTER)

TGP West: Tuesday, January 22, 6:30-8:00pm (CLICK HERE TO REGISTER)

Essential Oils

Learn what they are and how to use them to help manage stress.

Presenter: Valerie Joseph CA, RYT

TGP East: Wednesday, February 6, 6:30-8:00pm (CLICK HERE TO REGISTER)

TGP West: Tuesday, January 29, 6:30-8:00pm (CLICK HERE TO REGISTER)


Make-Up Class: Expert Tips and Tricks

Meet with professional make-up artist to discuss skincare and make-up application secrets during or after cancer treatment. 

Presenter: Mary Sawyer

TGP West: Wednesday, February 13, 2:00-3:30pm (CLICK HERE TO REGISTER)


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)

TGP West: Thursday, February 28, 6:00-8:00pm (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)

TGP West: Tuesday, February 12, 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



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