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Program Guide


A slow-flow stretching and yoga-based program. 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.

Information & Education

Feeling overwhelmed with your new cancer diagnosis? You are not alone. Come this session to share with others and learn how to navigate the challenges. Includes information on important questions to ask your physician. Facilitator: Susan Marinac, LISW-S, MT-BC

Support Groups

Support group for African American women with any type of cancer. Facilitator: Sydney Beeman, MA, NCC, LPC

Art, Music & Meditation
June 23rd at 6:30 pm

Do you have a favorite song that helps you to cope? Come to this group to meet others who use music as medicine and come away with a new playlist. Facilitator: Susan Marinac, MSSA, LISW-S, MT-BC

Information & Education
June 1st at 6:30 pm

Learn why exercise plays an important part in preventing and managing lymphedema. Racial disparities will also be discussed. Resources provided. Presenter: Maria Pickston, OT, CLS

June 20th at 12:30 pm

Exercise can often be limited by space, equipment, or access to funds. Whether you use the gym, home, or take it with you on vacation, suspension trainers, including the TRX, can be a versatile and cost-effective 'tool' in your exercise toolbox. Presenter: Stephen Cerne, BS, NSCA-CPT, ACSM-CET

Art, Music & Meditation
June 22nd at 5:00 pm

Experience the peace of walking the labyrinth in this experiential workshop. Presenter: Eileen Coan, MA, MLS

Welcoming Orientation

New to The Gathering Place? Start here! Meet with a staff member to explore our FREE programs and services.

June 22nd at 6:00 pm

Side effects vary from immunotherapy and may impact your nutrition. Join the presentation to learn about how nutrition may be affected by this type of cancer treatment. Presenter: Stephanie Hopkins, MS, RDN, LD

Information & Education
June 18th at 11:00 am

Learn the do’s and don’ts of what to say to be helpful to friends and family diagnosed with cancer. For families, friends and other support people of those with cancer. Learn the right things to say and avoid awkward conversations. Learn what is helpful and what is not helpful. Learn how to be of the greatest help emotionally. Presenter: Eileen Coan, MA, MLS