All Cancer Wellness Services
Nancy Marx Cancer Wellness Center Programs
Effective Jan 1, 2022 – Dec 31, 2023
WELLNESS SERVICES 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 facing similar circumstances.
If you are new to Nancy Marx Cancer Wellness Center, please contact Randy Hight, LCSW, Director, Nancy Marx Cancer Wellness Center, 516.484.1545, ext. 213, email@example.com. For a description of each class, see below the calendar. Please note certain discussion groups meet twice a month, not weekly, as noted in the below descriptions.
10:00 am – 11:00 am Support Group for Women Impacted by Breast/Gynecologic Cancer
11:15 am – 12:00 pm Tai Chi (in-person)
10:00 am – 11:00 am In-Person Walking Group For All Survivors
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.
POWER OF WORDS WRITING WORKSHOP
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.
BREAST CANCER SURVIVORS
Meet with other breast/gynecologic cancer survivors in a safe space to share information and support one another throughout your journey. This group will meet in person.
Join this class to learn a series of slow gentle movements and physical postures, a meditative state of mind, and controlled breathing.
STRENGTH + STRETCH
A blended session of Pilates and yoga with a focus on breath-to-movement flow.
DISCUSSION GROUP FOR CAREGIVERS OF SURVIVORS WITH METASTATIC, RECURRENT, OR ADVANCED CANCER
Open to caregivers of cancer survivors with any type of cancer. This is specifically for spouses and partners. Join us to connect with others, receive and share support and resources. Facilitated by Randy Hight, LCSW, OSW-C.
YOGA FOR CANCER SURVIVORS
Spend your morning by participating in a combination of postures, rhythmic breathing, and meditation to reduce fatigue, anxiety, and restore a feeling of wellness.
DISCUSSION GROUP FOR MALE CANCER SURVIVORS
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
RESTORATIVE SEATED EXERCISE
Full Body Conditioning tailored to meet the needs of all cancer survivors.
DISCUSSION GROUP FOR METASTATIC, ADVANCED, OR RECURRENT CANCER SURVIVORS
Open to those with metastatic, advanced, or recurrent cancer. Offers a safe space to connect with others, and receive and share support and resources.
WALKING GROUP FOR ALL SURVIVORS
Get your steps in while walking with our social worker and others at the Nassau County Museum of Art or on our indoor track at SJJCC.
EAT. CHAT. MOVE!
Breast and gynecologic cancer survivors exercise and discuss positive nutrition habits in a safe and supportive environment. In partnership with The Cancer Institute at
St. Francis Hospital.
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