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In observance of Shemini Atzeret, we will close on Sunday, October 20 at 6pm, Health + Wellness Center at 5:30pm. We will be closed on Monday, October 21 and Tuesday, October 22 for Simchat Torah. Our building will re-open at 6am on Wednesday, October 23.

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 EVENT: LIMITED REGISTRATION!

MINDFUL ART
Join artist Joan Stevens for a fun and insightful afternoon painting and discovering how color and form can be used to translate emotions into artwork. At the start of the program, there will be a tour of Elderfields – home of The Art Guild – to learn about its history.

Bring an old T-shirt or smock to wear. Acrylic paints, easels, and canvases, will be provided. Refreshments served. In partnership with The Art Guild.

At The Art Guild
200 Port Washington Boulevard, Manhasset
Register for Saturday, November 2
2-4pm
Advance registration required, limited to 15 participants.


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 August 20-December 3 (No class on August 27, October 1, October 15 & October 22)

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 July 19-October 11 (No class on August 30)

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 July 19-October 11 (No class on August 30)
$120 / members free

DANCE 
Join us for this fun Saturday morning dance class that combines gentle movement & great music to address the needs of cancer survivors.
Ongoing
Saturdays, 10-11am
Register for July 13-October 5 (No class on August 31)

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 September 8-December 8 (No class on September 15 & October 13)

NEW! 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 September 8-December 8 (No class on September 15 & October 13)
$120 / members free

NEW! 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 September 5-November 21


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. 
4 sessions
Begins Friday, October 25
1:30 -2:30pm
Register


SUPPORT

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”

Register

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Breast Cancer Water Workout
Begins Tuesdays August 20 (21586)

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, August 20, 2019

Day(s) of the week TU

Start time 11:45AM

END TIME 2:30PM

fee$ 0.00

Program End DateTuesday, December 3, 2019

Registration StatusOpen

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

NMCWC Walking Group
Begins Thursdays September 5 - 12 Weeks (21671)

STS

Program

The NMCWC Walking Group led by Natalie Penny, cancer exercise specialist. You will learn the basics of proper techniques and form of walking while spending time with other like-minded members.

Program Start DateThursday, September 5, 2019

Day(s) of the week TH

Start time 10:30AM

END TIME 11:30AM

fee$ 0.00

Program End DateThursday, November 21, 2019

Registration StatusOpen

Strength to Strength 4 Your Health
Begins Sunday September 8 (21690)

STS

Program

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.

Program Start DateFriday, October 25, 2019

Day(s) of the week F

Start time 1:30PM

END TIME 2:30PM

fee$ 0.00

Program End DateFriday, November 15, 2019

Registration StatusOpen

Strength to Strength Breast Cancer Yoga & Meditation 201
Begins Sunday September 8 (21688)

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, September 8, 2019

Day(s) of the week SU

Start time 12:00PM

END TIME 1:30PM

fee$ 120.00

Program End DateSunday, December 8, 2019

Registration StatusOpen

Strength to Strength Breast Cancer Yoga & Meditation 101
Begins Sunday September 8 (21689)

STS

Program

Start your week with a combination of postures, rhythmic breathing, and meditation to reduce fatigue, anxiety, and restore a feeling of wellness.

Program Start DateSunday, September 8, 2019

Day(s) of the week SU

Start time 12:00PM

END TIME 1:30PM

fee$ 0.00

Program End DateSunday, December 8, 2019

Registration StatusOpen

Breast Cancer Exercise Strength to Strength 101
Begins Mondaya July 8 (21378)

STS

Program

Join us for exercise designed to the needs of women with breast and gynecologic cancers. We will not meet on August 26, September 2, September 30, October 14 and October 21

Program Start DateMonday, July 8, 2019

Day(s) of the week M

Start time 1:45PM

END TIME 1:45PM

fee$ 0.00

Program End DateMonday, October 28, 2019

Registration StatusOpen

Breast Cancer Exercise Strength to Strength 201
Begins Mondays July 8 (21379)

STS

Program

If you completed Breast Cancer Exercise STS 101 and have approval from the social worker & cancer exercise specialist, sign up for this transitional exercise class! We will not meet on August 26, September 2, September 30, October 14 and October 21

Program Start DateMonday, July 8, 2019

Day(s) of the week M

Start time 11:30AM

END TIME 12:15PM

fee$ 120.00

Program End DateMonday, October 28, 2019

Registration StatusOpen

General Exercise Strength to Strength 101
Begins Saturdays July 19 (21381)

STS

Program

Join us for full body conditioning tailored to meet the needs of all cancer survivors. We will not meet on August 30

Program Start DateFriday, July 19, 2019

Day(s) of the week F

Start time 12:45PM

END TIME 1:30PM

fee$ 0.00

Program End DateFriday, October 18, 2019

Registration StatusOpen

General Exercise Strength to Strength 201
Begins Saturdays July 19 (21382)

STS

Program

If you completed General Exercise STS 101 and have approval from the social worker & cancer exercise specialist, sign up for this transitional exercise class! We will not meet on August 30

Program Start DateFriday, July 19, 2019

Day(s) of the week F

Start time 12:45PM

END TIME 1:30PM

fee$ 120.00

Program End DateFriday, October 18, 2019

Registration StatusOpen

Strength to Strength Yoga & Meditation 201
Begins Sunday September 8 (21687)

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, September 8, 2019

Day(s) of the week SU

Start time 12:00PM

END TIME 1:30PM

fee$ 120.00

Program End DateSunday, December 8, 2019

Registration StatusOpen

Strength to Strength Gentle Yoga & Meditation 101
Begins Sunday September 8 (21686)

STS

Program

Start your week with a combination of postures, rhythmic breathing, and meditation to reduce fatigue, anxiety, and restore a feeling of wellness.

Program Start DateSunday, September 8, 2019

Day(s) of the week SU

Start time 9:00AM

END TIME 10:30AM

fee$ 0.00

Program End DateSunday, December 8, 2019

Registration StatusOpen

Lets Dance
Begins Sunday, October 12, 10-11 am (21761)

STS

Program

JJoin us for this fun Saturday morning dance class that combines gentle movement & great music to address the needs of cancer survivors.

Program Start DateSaturday, October 12, 2019

Day(s) of the week SU

Start time 10:00AM

END TIME 11:00AM

fee$ 0.00

Program End DateSaturday, December 28, 2019

Registration StatusOpen

Mindful Art
Sunday, November 2-4 pm (21760)

STS

Program

Join artist Joan Stevens for a fun and insightful afternoon painting and discovering how color and form can be used to translate emotions into artwork. At the start of the program, there will be a tour of Elderfields (the home of The Art Guild) and you will have a chance to learn about its history.

Program Start DateSaturday, November 2, 2019

Day(s) of the week SU

Start time 2:00PM

END TIME 4:00PM

Program End DateSaturday, November 2, 2019

Registration StatusWait Listed

Water Workout for Strength + Wellness
Begins Tuesdays August 20 (21510)

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, August 20, 2019

Day(s) of the week TU

Start time 11:45AM

END TIME 2:30PM

fee$ 0.00

Program End DateTuesday, December 3, 2019

Registration StatusOpen