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Please note that our agency-wide phone system software upgrade will continue through Saturday, January 18 until approximately 12pm. During this time, all phones at the JCC will be unable to receive incoming phone calls and make outgoing phone calls. We ask that if you need to reach a staff member at the JCC, that you do so by email. For our staff directory, visit www.sjjcc.org/staff.  

For All Survivors

FOR ALL SURVIVORS

Through a discussion group and re-energizing forms of exercise, survivors of all cancer types can gain support and build their physical health with other members who are facing similar circumstances.

SPECIAL EVENTS

SAVE THE DATE!
ADVANCES IN CANCER DETECTION AND HENCE SURVIVAL
Join us for an open forum with Martin Fleisher, PhD, FAACC, Emeritus in the Department of Laboratory Medicine at the Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center. Find out what happens in the lab and have your questions about cancer research answered.

Dr. Martin Fleisher is currently Emeritus in the Department of Laboratory Medicine at the Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center.  During his tenure at MSKCC he served as Chief and Director of the Clinical Chemistry Laboratory and Chair of the Department of Clinical Laboratories.  Dr. Fleisher is a licensed Laboratory Director in the States of New York.   He is considered an expert in diagnostic biomarker assay development and validation.   Dr. Fleisher has over 200 publications, including five chapters, on his research, and has edited a book on the Clinical Biochemistry of Cancer. He holds five US patents.
Thursday, April 2
7-8:30pm

Advanced registration required. Please check back for online registration. For more information, contact Reisa Brafman, 516.484.1545 ext. 228, rbrafman@sjjcc.org.


EXERCISE CLASSES

WATER WORKOUT 
Engage in low impact movements, stretching and breathing exercises to strengthen your upper and lower body in our heated pool.
Ongoing
Tuesdays, 11:45am-12:30pm
Register for December 10-February 25

RESTORATIVE MOVEMENT FOR THOSE IN ACTIVE CANCER TREATMENT
Experience a gentle, full-body workout designed specifically for those undergoing or recently completed cancer treatment. Our cancer exercise specialist will work with you to gain muscle strength, boost energy, manage stress, increase blood flow, and enhance your quality of life.
Ongoing
Fridays, 11:15am-12pm
*For more information, contact Reisa Brafman

GENERAL EXERCISE GROUP: STRENGTH TO STRENGTH 101
Increase your strength and flexibility while working with our cancer exercise specialist.
Fridays, 12:45-1:30pm
Register for January 31-April 24 (No class on April 10)

GENERAL EXERCISE GROUP: STRENGTH TO STRENGTH 201
For clients who have completed General Exercise STS 101 and have received the approval of the social worker and cancer exercise specialist to move to a transitional exercise class.  STS 201 will reinforce your increased strength & stamina and will assist you in preparing to enter regular exercise classes at SJJCC.
Fridays, 12:45-1:30pm
Register for January 31-April 24 (No class on April 10)
Members free / $120 nonmembers

GENTLE YOGA + MEDITATION 101
Participate in a combination of postures, rhythmic breathing, and meditation to reduce fatigue, anxiety and restore a feeling of wellness.
Ongoing
Sundays, 9-10:30am
Register for December 15-March 1

YOGA + MEDITATION 201
This class will build upon the postures, rhythmic breathing and meditation learned in Gentle Yoga & Meditation  and assists in preparing you to enter regular fitness programming at the JCC.
Ongoing
Sundays, 12-1:30pm
Register for December 15-March 1
Members free / $120 nonmembers 

WALKING GROUP
Led by a cancer exercise specialist this group will walk together while learning the basics including proper techniques and form.  Walks will take place outside when the weather is nice and will move inside on other days.  To foster community even more, participants will be invited to participate in an email group.   The location of the walk for the week will be announced via that email group.
Ongoing
Thursdays, 10:30-11:30am
Register for December 5-February 20


NUTRITION

4 YOUR HEALTH
Cancer survivors will gain a better understanding about nutrition and healthy eating.  Registered dietitians from the Cancer Institute at St. Francis Hospital will help you make the best choices when it comes to a balanced diet. In partnership with The Cancer Institute at St. Francis Hospital. 
Please check back for our next session!


SUPPORT

PEER PARTNERS
This program is designed to promote peer-to-peer support for cancer survivors who are newly diagnosed, in treatment, or recovering from surgery and for those who have recently completed treatment. Your partner will help you ease into NMCWC and introduce you to the various programs, events, resources, and support that we offer.

For more information and to be connected with a partner, contact Reisa Brafman, 516.484.1545 ext. 228, rbrafman@sjjcc.org.

DISCUSSION GROUP FOR ALL

Meet with others to discuss assorted topics related to your experience. Caregivers welcome.
Ongoing
Meets the first and third Friday of each month
12-12:45pm

DISCUSSION GROUP FOR MALE CANCER SURVIVORS 
This group is designed for all male cancer survivors of any age, to form connections with others in similar circumstances. Peer lead by Scott Gassman, cancer survivor and change management practitioner.
Ongoing
Meets the first Monday of each month
Upcoming dates: September 9, October 7, November 4, December 2, January 6
12:15-1:30pm

DISCUSSION GROUP FOR METASTATIC, ADVANCED, OR RECURRENT CANCER SURVIVORS
This drop-in group is for those with metastatic, advanced or recurrent cancer. Together, we’ll offer support, resources and encouragement, while sharing experiences and building relationships.
Ongoing
Meets the second and fourth Friday of each month
12-12:45pm

POWER OF WORDS
Join teacher and writer Leslie Popkin and put pen to paper as you awaken the writer within. Record your thoughts, philosophies on life, and more.
Ongoing
Mondays, 2pm
To register, contact Reisa Brafman, 516.484.1545 ext. 228, rbrafman@sjjcc.org.

 

“I just wanted to let you know how much I appreciate attending the water exercise class every Tuesday. I feel so much better since I have been attending class. A year ago I would not have believed just what this therapy has done for me”

Events

For All Cancer Survivors: Gentle Yoga + Meditation 101

Sun, Jan 19, 2020

9:00am - 10:30am

For All Cancer Survivors: Gentle Yoga + Meditation 201

Sun, Jan 19, 2020

12:00pm - 1:30pm

For All Cancer Survivors: The Power of Words

Mon, Jan 20, 2020

2:00pm - 3:00pm

For All Cancer Survivors: Water Workout

Tue, Jan 21, 2020

11:45am - 12:30pm

For All Cancer Survivors: Walking Group

Thu, Jan 23, 2020

10:30am - 11:30am

Restorative Movement For Those In Active Cancer Treatment

Fri, Jan 24, 2020

11:15am - 12:00pm

General Exercise Group: Strength to Strength 101

Fri, Jan 24, 2020

12:45pm - 1:30pm

General Exercise Group: Strength to Strength 201

Fri, Jan 24, 2020

12:45pm - 1:30pm

For All Cancer Survivors: Gentle Yoga + Meditation 101

Sun, Jan 26, 2020

9:00am - 10:30am

For All Cancer Survivors: Gentle Yoga + Meditation 201

Sun, Jan 26, 2020

12:00pm - 1:30pm

For All Cancer Survivors: The Power of Words

Mon, Jan 27, 2020

2:00pm - 3:00pm

For All Cancer Survivors: Water Workout

Tue, Jan 28, 2020

11:45am - 12:30pm

For All Cancer Survivors: Walking Group

Thu, Jan 30, 2020

10:30am - 11:30am

Restorative Movement For Those In Active Cancer Treatment

Fri, Jan 31, 2020

11:15am - 12:00pm

General Exercise Group: Strength to Strength 101

Fri, Jan 31, 2020

12:45pm - 1:30pm

General Exercise Group: Strength to Strength 201

Fri, Jan 31, 2020

12:45pm - 1:30pm

For All Cancer Survivors: Gentle Yoga + Meditation 101

Sun, Feb 02, 2020

9:00am - 10:30am

For All Cancer Survivors: Gentle Yoga + Meditation 201

Sun, Feb 02, 2020

12:00pm - 1:30pm

For All Cancer Survivors: The Power of Words

Mon, Feb 03, 2020

2:00pm - 3:00pm

For All Cancer Survivors: Water Workout

Tue, Feb 04, 2020

11:45am - 12:30pm

For All Cancer Survivors: Walking Group

Thu, Feb 06, 2020

10:30am - 11:30am

Restorative Movement For Those In Active Cancer Treatment

Fri, Feb 07, 2020

11:15am - 12:00pm

Discussion Group: For All Cancer Survivors

Fri, Feb 07, 2020

12:00pm - 12:45pm

General Exercise Group: Strength to Strength 101

Fri, Feb 07, 2020

12:45pm - 1:30pm

General Exercise Group: Strength to Strength 201

Fri, Feb 07, 2020

12:45pm - 1:30pm

For All Cancer Survivors: Gentle Yoga + Meditation 101

Sun, Feb 09, 2020

9:00am - 10:30am

For All Cancer Survivors: Gentle Yoga + Meditation 201

Sun, Feb 09, 2020

12:00pm - 1:30pm

For All Cancer Survivors: The Power of Words

Mon, Feb 10, 2020

2:00pm - 3:00pm

For All Cancer Survivors: Water Workout

Tue, Feb 11, 2020

11:45am - 12:30pm

For All Cancer Survivors: Walking Group

Thu, Feb 13, 2020

10:30am - 11:30am

Restorative Movement For Those In Active Cancer Treatment

Fri, Feb 14, 2020

11:15am - 12:00pm

General Exercise Group: Strength to Strength 101

Fri, Feb 14, 2020

12:45pm - 1:30pm

General Exercise Group: Strength to Strength 201

Fri, Feb 14, 2020

12:45pm - 1:30pm

For All Cancer Survivors: Gentle Yoga + Meditation 101

Sun, Feb 16, 2020

9:00am - 10:30am

For All Cancer Survivors: Gentle Yoga + Meditation 201

Sun, Feb 16, 2020

12:00pm - 1:30pm

For All Cancer Survivors: The Power of Words

Mon, Feb 17, 2020

2:00pm - 3:00pm

For All Cancer Survivors: Water Workout

Tue, Feb 18, 2020

11:45am - 12:30pm

For All Cancer Survivors: Walking Group

Thu, Feb 20, 2020

10:30am - 11:30am

Restorative Movement For Those In Active Cancer Treatment

Fri, Feb 21, 2020

11:15am - 12:00pm

Discussion Group: For All Cancer Survivors

Fri, Feb 21, 2020

12:00pm - 12:45pm

General Exercise Group: Strength to Strength 101

Fri, Feb 21, 2020

12:45pm - 1:30pm

General Exercise Group: Strength to Strength 201

Fri, Feb 21, 2020

12:45pm - 1:30pm

For All Cancer Survivors: Gentle Yoga + Meditation 101

Sun, Feb 23, 2020

9:00am - 10:30am

For All Cancer Survivors: Gentle Yoga + Meditation 201

Sun, Feb 23, 2020

12:00pm - 1:30pm

For All Cancer Survivors: The Power of Words

Mon, Feb 24, 2020

2:00pm - 3:00pm

For All Cancer Survivors: Water Workout

Tue, Feb 25, 2020

11:45am - 12:30pm

For All Cancer Survivors: Walking Group

Thu, Feb 27, 2020

10:30am - 11:30am

Restorative Movement For Those In Active Cancer Treatment

Fri, Feb 28, 2020

11:15am - 12:00pm

General Exercise Group: Strength to Strength 101

Fri, Feb 28, 2020

12:45pm - 1:30pm

General Exercise Group: Strength to Strength 201

Fri, Feb 28, 2020

12:45pm - 1:30pm

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NEW! Eat. Chat. Move
Monday January 6
12 Sessions (21697)

STS

Program

Learn how to lead a healthy lifestyle in this program for women with either breast and/or gynecological cancer. Exercise with a certified cancer exercise specialist and discuss positive nutrition habits with registered oncology dietitians. Physician’s clearance required.

Program Start DateMonday, January 6, 2020

Day(s) of the week M

Start time 12:15PM

END TIME 2:00PM

fee$ 0.00

Program End DateMonday, March 23, 2020

Registration StatusOpen

Strength to Strength Breast Cancer Yoga & Meditation 101
Begins Sunday December 15 (21852)

STS

Program

Participate in a combination of postures, rhythmic breathing, and meditation to reduce fatigue, anxiety and to restore a feeling of wellness.

Program Start DateSunday, December 15, 2019

Day(s) of the week SU

Start time 9:00AM

END TIME 10:30AM

fee$ 0.00

Program End DateSunday, March 1, 2020

Registration StatusOpen

Strength to Strength Breast Cancer Yoga & Meditation 201
Begins Sunday December 15 (21853)

STS

Program

This class will build upon the postures, rhythmic breathing and meditation learned in Gentle Yoga & Meditation and assists in preparing you to enter regular fitness programming at the JCC.

Program Start DateSunday, December 15, 2019

Day(s) of the week SU

Start time 12:00PM

END TIME 1:30PM

fee$ 120.00

Program End DateSunday, March 1, 2020

Registration StatusOpen

Strength to Strength Breast Cancer Exercise STS 101 Begins Monday January 27 (12 Sessions) (22152)

STS

Program

Exercise designed to the specific needs of women with breast and other gynecologic cancers.

Program Start DateMonday, January 27, 2020

Day(s) of the week M

Start time 1:00PM

END TIME 1:45PM

fee$ 0.00

Program End DateMonday, April 13, 2020

Registration StatusOpen

Strength to Strength Breast Cancer Exercise Group: 201 Begins Monday January 27 (12 Sessions) (22153)

STS

Program

For clients who have completed Breast Cancer STS 101 and have received the approval of the social worker and cancer exercise specialist to move to a transitional exercise class. We’ll help you reinforce your increased strength & stamina, as you segue into regular exercise classes at SJJCC.

Program Start DateMonday, January 27, 2020

Day(s) of the week M

Start time 11:30AM

END TIME 12:15PM

fee$ 120.00

Program End DateMonday, April 13, 2020

Registration StatusOpen

Strength to Strength Breast Cancer Exercise Group: STS 201
Begins Monday November 4 (21776)

STS

Program

For clients who have completed Breast Cancer STS 101 and have received the approval of the social worker and cancer exercise specialist to move to a transitional exercise class. We’ll help you reinforce your increased strength & stamina, as you segue into regular exercise classes at SJJCC.

Program Start DateMonday, November 4, 2019

Day(s) of the week M

Start time 11:30AM

END TIME 12:15PM

fee$ 120.00

Program End DateMonday, January 20, 2020

Registration StatusOpen

Breast Cancer Water Workout
Begins Tuesdays December 10 (21851)

STS

Program

Engage in low impact movements, stretching and breathing exercises to strengthen your upper and lower body in our heated pool.

Program Start DateTuesday, December 10, 2019

Day(s) of the week TU

Start time 11:45AM

END TIME 2:30PM

fee$ 0.00

Program End DateTuesday, February 25, 2020

Registration StatusOpen

Strength to Strength Breast Cancer Exercise STS 101
Begins Monday November 4 (21777)

STS

Program

Exercise designed to the specific needs of women with breast and other gynecologic cancers.

Program Start DateMonday, November 4, 2019

Day(s) of the week M

Start time 1:00PM

END TIME 1:45PM

fee$ 0.00

Program End DateMonday, January 20, 2020

Registration StatusOpen

Strength to Strength General Exercise STS 101 Begins Friday January 31 (12 sessions) (22150)

STS

Program

Increase your strength and flexibility while working with our cancer exercise specialist.

Program Start DateFriday, January 31, 2020

Day(s) of the week F

Start time 12:45PM

END TIME 1:30PM

fee$ 0.00

Program End DateFriday, April 24, 2020

Registration StatusOpen

Strength to Strength General Exercise STS 101
Begins Friday November 1 (21778)

STS

Program

Increase your strength and flexibility while working with our cancer exercise specialist.

Program Start DateFriday, November 1, 2019

Day(s) of the week F

Start time 12:45PM

END TIME 1:30PM

fee$ 0.00

Program End DateFriday, January 24, 2020

Registration StatusOpen

Strength to Strength General Exercise STS 201 Begins Friday January 31 (12 Sessions) (22151)

STS

Program

For clients who have completed General Exercise STS 101 and have received the approval of the social worker and cancer exercise specialist to move to a transitional exercise class. STS 201 will reinforce your increased strength & stamina and will assist you in preparing to enter regular exercise classes at SJJCC.

Program Start DateFriday, January 31, 2020

Day(s) of the week F

Start time 12:45PM

END TIME 1:30PM

fee$ 120.00

Program End DateFriday, April 24, 2020

Registration StatusOpen

Strength to Strength General Exercise STS 201
Begins Friday November 1 (21779)

STS

Program

For clients who have completed General Exercise STS 101 and have received the approval of the social worker and cancer exercise specialist to move to a transitional exercise class. STS 201 will reinforce your increased strength & stamina and will assist you in preparing to enter regular exercise classes at SJJCC.

Program Start DateFriday, November 1, 2019

Day(s) of the week F

Start time 12:45PM

END TIME 1:30PM

fee$ 120.00

Program End DateFriday, January 24, 2020

Registration StatusOpen

Strength to Strength Gentle Yoga & Meditation 101
Begins Sunday December 15 (21849)

STS

Program

Participate in a combination of postures, rhythmic breathing, and meditation to reduce fatigue, anxiety and restore a feeling of wellness.

Program Start DateSunday, December 15, 2019

Day(s) of the week SU

Start time 9:00AM

END TIME 10:30AM

fee$ 0.00

Program End DateSunday, March 1, 2020

Registration StatusOpen

Strength to Strength Yoga & Meditation 201
Begins Sunday December 15 (21850)

STS

Program

This class will build upon the postures, rhythmic breathing and meditation learned in Gentle Yoga & Meditation and assists in preparing you to enter regular fitness programming at the JCC.

Program Start DateSunday, December 15, 2019

Day(s) of the week SU

Start time 12:00PM

END TIME 1:30PM

fee$ 120.00

Program End DateSunday, March 1, 2020

Registration StatusOpen

NMCWC Walking Group
Begins Thursdays December 5 - February 20 - 12 Weeks (21848)

STS

Program

Led by a cancer exercise specialist this group will walk together while learning the basics including proper techniques and form. Walks will take place outside when the weather is nice and will move inside on other days. To foster community even more, participants will be invited to participate in an email group. The location of the walk for the week will be announced via that email group.

Program Start DateThursday, December 5, 2019

Day(s) of the week TH

Start time 10:30AM

END TIME 11:30AM

fee$ 0.00

Program End DateTuesday, February 25, 2020

Registration StatusOpen

STS Water Workout, Tuesdays 11:45 am - 12:30 pm
Begins December 10 - February 25 (21847)

STS

Program

Engage in low impact movements, stretching and breathing exercises to strengthen your upper and lower body in our heated pool.

Program Start DateTuesday, December 10, 2019

Day(s) of the week TU

Start time 11:45AM

END TIME 12:30PM

fee$ 0.00

Program End DateTuesday, February 25, 2020

Registration StatusOpen