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For All Survivors

FOR ALL SURVIVORS

Through virtual discussion groups 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.


THE HEALTHY PANTRY ENERGY BITES DEMO

In this virtual program, Oncology RDs of The Cancer Institute at St. Francis Hospital will show you how to make two delicious, no-bake energy bites that are perfect for a grab-and-go nutrient-dense snack! These energy bites will be made up of ingredients commonly found in any pantry. So get your ingredients together and get ready for some fun!

Friday, December 4, 12:30-1:30pm
Registration required. Click here to register.

A recipe card will be emailed to registrants before December 4.


RELAX RESTORE RENEW: AT HOME

Join us for a half-day virtual retreat to take a vacation from cancer and the pandemic. The day will include three sessions, each featuring a different presenter.

Session One: Tai Chi taught by Carin Sanders, ACE Certified exercise instructor
Session Two: Boosting your immunity with food; a cooking demonstration presented by Hillary Sachs, MS RD CSO CDN
Session Three: Relaxation through meditation and breathwork taught by Manny Hartofelis, owner of Breathe N Flow Yoga
Click here to learn more about the presenters.

Sunday, December 6, 9am-12:30pm
Registration required. Click here to register.


VIRTUAL PROGRAMS

While our building is closed, our goal is to keep us all connected whether by email, phone, or video conferencing. If you are new to Nancy Marx Cancer Wellness Center, please contact Reisa Brafman, Program Coordinator, 516.484.1545 ext. 228, rbrafman@sjjcc.org.

Please note there will be no programming on Friday, December 25 (Christmas)

EXERCISE FOR WOMEN WITH BREAST/GYNECOLOGIC CANCER
Full body conditioning tailored to meet the needs of breast/gynecologic cancer survivors. Lace up your sneakers and join us for a 45-minute workout and 10-minute post-class discussion.
Mondays, 11-11:45am
Click here to join via Zoom, Meeting ID: 910 840 4450, or dial in to 646.876.9923

BREAST/GYNECOLOGIC CANCER SURVIVOR DISCUSSION GROUP
Open to cancer survivors with breast and/or gynecologic cancer and a place to connect with others, receive and share support and resources. Facilitated by Randy Hight, LCSW, OSW-C.
Meets the second and fourth Monday of the month, 12:15-1pm
Click here to join via Zoom, Meeting ID: 925 302 2687, Password 818622, or dial in to 929.205.6099

POWER OF WORDS WRITING WORKSHOP WITH LESLIE POPKIN
People benefit from connecting with their thoughts and feeling and writing is a way to achieve that. Our weekly sessions – comprised of writers of all levels – easily form friendships and share what is on their minds. This mode of communication is so powerful for each participant, especially now during this challenging time.
Mondays, 2pm
Click here to join via Zoom, Meeting ID: 925 302 2687, Password 818622, or dial in to 929.205.6099

GENERAL DISCUSSION GROUP FOR ALL CANCER SURVIVORS
Open to men and women of all ages and with different types of cancer. Offers a safe space to connect with others to discuss assorted topics related to your experience.  Receive and share support and resources.
Meets the first and third Tuesday of the month, 11am-12pm
Click here to join via Zoom, Meeting ID: 925 302 2687, Password 818622, or, dial in to 929.205.6099

STRENGTH AND STRETCH WITH NATALIE  
A blended session of Pilates and yoga with a focus on breath to movement flow.
Wednesdays, 10:30-11:15am
Click here to join via Zoom, Meeting ID: 831 9173 6746 or, dial in to 646.876.9923

GENTLE YOGA WITH INBAR
Spend your morning by participating in a combination of postures, rhythmic breathing, and meditation to reduce fatigue, anxiety, and restore a feeling of wellness.
Thursdays, 11:15am-12pm
Click here to join via Zoom, Meeting ID: 925 302 2687, Password 818622, or dial in to 929.205.6099

MALE CANCER SURVIVOR DISCUSSION GROUP
This group is designed for male cancer survivors of any age to form connections, share resources and support each other. Peer-led by Scott Gassman, cancer survivor, facilitator and change management practitioner.
Meets the second and fourth Thursday of the month, 3pm
Click here to join via Zoom, Meeting ID: 925 302 2687, Password 818622, or dial in to 929.205.6099.

GENERAL EXERCISE FOR ALL WITH BONNIE
Full Body Conditioning tailored to meet the needs of all cancer survivors.
Fridays, 11-11:45am
Click here to join via Zoom, Meeting ID: 925 302 2687, Password 818622, or dial in to 929.205.6099
Please note that this class will not meet Friday, December 25 (Christmas)

METASTATIC, ADVANCED, OR RECURRENT CANCER SURVIVOR DISCUSSION GROUP
Open to those with metastatic, advanced or recurrent cancer. Offers a safe space to connect with others, receive and share support, and resources.
Fridays, 1:30 -2:15pm
Click here to join via Zoom, Meeting ID: 925 302 2687, Password 818622, or dial in to 929.205.6099
Please note this discussion group will not meet Friday, December 25 (Christmas)

For all of SJJCC’s Virtual Programs, click here.
To view all NMCWC YouTube videos, click here.
Our growing collection of on-demand fitness videos can be found here.

We are always here for you! If you are in need of counseling, support, or resources, do not hesitate to reach out to us.

 

“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”