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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.

EXERCISE CLASSES

WATER WORKOUT FOR STRENGTH + WELLNESS
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 February 19-May 7

THE KARMA PROJECT: GENTLE YOGA + MINDFULNESS
This gentle class will focus on the healing benefits of yoga, including supported poses
and breathing techniques that foster deep relaxation. Modifications will be offered to accommodate all levels. Taught by breast cancer survivor Ora Sucov. In partnership with United We Om.
Ongoing
Wednesdays, 6-6:50pm
*Check back for information on our next session.

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, 11:30am-12:15pm
*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.
Ongoing
Fridays, 12:45-1:30pm
Register for January 25-April 12

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.
Ongoing
Fridays, 12:45-1:30pm
Register for January 25-April 12

DANCE FOR WELLNESS
Get your move on and join Caryn Cooper, a Moving For Life practitioner, who will lead this low-impact dance exercise class that combines aerobics, cardio, stretching, and Yoga to address the needs of cancer survivors.
Ongoing
Saturdays, 10-11am
*Check back for information on our next session.

GENTLE YOGA + MEDITATION
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
*Check back for information on our next session.


SUPPORT

DISCUSSION GROUP FOR ALL
Meet with others to discuss assorted topics related to your experience. Caregivers welcome.
Ongoing
Fridays, 1:30-2:15pm

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.
Meets the first Monday of each month
March 4, April 1, May 6, June 3
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.
Meets the second and fourth Friday of each month
12-12:45pm


SPECIAL EVENTS

Plan. Prepare. Protect.: How To Have Meaningful Conversations About Preparing For The Future
Friday, March 15
9:30-11:30am
REGISTER
Through role playing and vignettes, we will present strategies for initiating and conducting difficult – yet essential – conversations to provide peace of mind. This valuable workshop is the perfect gift to share with your loved ones. It will leave you feeling educated, equipped, and empowered to effectively communicate with your family and advisors about:
• Estate and asset protection planning
• Long-term care planning
• Wills, trusts and powers of attorney
• Health care planning tools
• Paying for care
• End-of-life decisions
• Designation of health care agents
• And much more!

Refreshments will be served. Advance registration required. Attendees will receive a certificate for a complimentary two-hour consultation with Goidel Law Group.
In partnership with the Goidel Law Group.

For more information, contact Reisa Brafman, Program Coordinator, 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”

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Breast Cancer Exercise Group * Strength to Strength 101
Monday January 7 - March 25 (20576)

STS

Program

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

Program Start DateMonday, January 7, 2019

Day(s) of the week M

Start time 1:00PM

END TIME 1:45PM

fee$ 0.00

Program End DateMonday, March 25, 2019

Registration StatusWait Listed

Breast Cancer Exercise Group * Strength to Strength 201
Monday January 7 - March 25 (20577)

STS

Program

If you have completed Breast Cancer Exercise STS 101 and have received approval of the social worker and cancer exercise specialist, we encourage you to sign up for this transitional exercise class.

Program Start DateMonday, January 7, 2019

Day(s) of the week M

Start time 11:30AM

END TIME 12:15PM

fee$ 120.00

Program End DateMonday, March 25, 2019

Registration StatusOpen

Breast Cancer Water Workout
Begins Tuesday February 19 (20834)

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, February 19, 2019

Day(s) of the week TU

Start time 11:45AM

END TIME 12:30PM

fee$ 0.00

Program End DateTuesday, May 7, 2019

Registration StatusOpen

NEW! Dance to Wellness
Saturday January 5 - March 23 (20578)

STS

Program

Join Caryn Cooper a Moving For Life practitioner who will lead this low-impact dance exercise class that combines aerobics, cardio, stretching and yoga to address the needs of cancer survivors.

Program Start DateSaturday, January 5, 2019

Day(s) of the week SA

Start time 10:00AM

END TIME 11:00AM

Program End DateSaturday, March 23, 2019

Registration StatusWait Listed

NEW! Eat. Chat. Move
Monday January 28 (20579)

STS

Program

Learn how to lead a healthy lifestyle in this program for women with either breast and / or gynecologic cancer. Work out with a certified cancer exercise specialist and discuss positive nutrition habits with registered oncology dietitians. In partnership with The Cancer Institute at St. Francis Hospital.

Program Start DateMonday, January 28, 2019

Day(s) of the week M

Start time 12:15PM

END TIME 1:45PM

Program End DateMonday, April 22, 2019

Registration StatusWait Listed

NEW! Gentle Yoga & Meditation
Sunday January 6 (20580)

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, January 6, 2019

Day(s) of the week SU

Start time 9:00AM

END TIME 10:30AM

Program End DateSunday, March 24, 2019

Registration StatusWait Listed

GENERAL EXERCISE GROUP * STRENGTH TO STRENGTH 101
Begins Friday January 25 (20832)

STS

Program

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

Program Start DateFriday, January 25, 2019

Day(s) of the week F

Start time 12:45PM

END TIME 1:30PM

fee$ 0.00

Program End DateFriday, April 12, 2019

Registration StatusOpen

GENERAL EXERCISE GROUP * STRENGTH TO STRENGTH 201
Begins Friday January 25 (20833)

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 25, 2019

Day(s) of the week F

Start time 12:45PM

END TIME 1:30PM

fee$ 120.00

Program End DateFriday, April 12, 2019

Registration StatusOpen

Plan, Prepare, Protect
How to Have meaningful conversations
Friday, March 15, 9:30 am - 11: 30 am (21057)

STS

Program

Through role playing and vignettes, we will present strategies for initiating and conducting difficult – yet essential – conversations about estate planning, long-term care, will preparation, asset protection, arrangements in case of illness or incapacity, end-of-life decisions, designation of health care proxy, and much more. This valuable workshop will leave you feeling educated, equipped, and empowered to engage in meaningful discussions that will benefit you and your entire family.

Program Start DateFriday, March 15, 2019

Day(s) of the week F

Start time 9:30PM

END TIME 11:30AM

fee$ 0.00

Program End DateFriday, March 15, 2019

Registration StatusOpen

The Karma Project: Gentle Yoga & Mindfulness
Wednesday January 9 (20581)

STS

Program

Ora Sucov, a breast cancer survivor will lead this gentle class which will focus on the healing benefits of yoga, including supported poses and breathing techniques that foster deep relaxation. Modifications will be offered to accommodate all levels. In partnership with United We Om.

Program Start DateWednesday, January 16, 2019

Day(s) of the week W

Start time 6:00PM

END TIME 6:50PM

Program End DateWednesday, March 13, 2019

Registration StatusWait Listed

Water Workout for Strength & Wellness
Begins Tuesday February 19 (20831)

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, February 19, 2019

Day(s) of the week TU

Start time 11:45AM

END TIME 12:30PM

fee$ 0.00

Program End DateTuesday, May 7, 2019

Registration StatusOpen