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Total Classes found: 170
    November 2017      

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11:00am

Joyful Belly Dance (FC)

Joyful Belly Dance, Oct-Nov 2017 (FC)

Appropriate for all fitness levels. Immerse yourself in the music, rhythms, patterns and pure joy of middle eastern belly dance! Learn shimmies, belly rolls, undulations, isolations and more as you feel your body getting stronger, more relaxed and more limber. Belly dance is an amazing workout, a ton of fun and absolutely beautiful! Wear comfortable clothing and bare feet. Registration is required.

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2:00pm

Chair-Based Exerci (FC)

Chair-Based Exercise, Wed, Sept-Nov (FC)

Appropriate for all fitness levels of fitness. Designed for people with limited mobility, you'll increase your stamina, aerobic endurance, core strength, flexibility and balance through the use of resistance equipment and body weight exercises. Registration is required.

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3:00pm

Cross-Train Challe (FC)

Cross-Train Challenge, FC Sept-Nov (FC)

Appropriate for medium to experienced fitness levels. If you crave variety this is the class for you! Fusing together different intensities and types of movement we'll keep your body guessing as you get stronger. You must be able to get up and down from the floor and be 2 months post-surgery. Registration is required.

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3:00pm

Move Your Body, F (FO-LWC)

Move Your Body, FO-LWC, Sept-Nov 2017 (FO-LWC)

Appropriate for medium to advanced levels of fitness. Kick up your energy and fitness levels with a cardio workout designed to increase strength and endurance. Incorporates body weight exercises and a moderately intense pace. Registration is required.

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6:30pm

Tools for Couples, (FC)

Tools for Couples, October 11-November 1, 2017 (FC)

During this four-week series, you can meet with other couples and learn tools for communicating, taking care of one another and managing stresses related to illness. Class size is limited. Please plan on attending all four sessions. Facilitators: Micheline Toussaint, MSW, LCSW, RYT, and Drucilla Brethwaite, MSW, LCSW, OSW-C. For more information contact Drucilla at 703.698.2538 or drucilla.brethwaite@inova.org.

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6:00pm

Young Women with B (FO-LWC)

Young Women with Breast Cancer, Fair Oaks 2017 (FO-LWC)

Women in their 20s, 30s and 40s with non-metastatic breast cancer and from diagnosis up to one year completion of active treatment, are invited to meet with others in a supportive environment to learn how to best navigate survivorship. Facilitated by Maureen Broderick, LCSW and Adrianne Bacchus, MEd, MSW, LSW. If attending for the first time call Maureen Broderick 703-391-4180. Registration is required.

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6:45pm

Breast Cancer (FC)

Breast Cancer Group - Fairfax (FC)

This group is for women diagnosed with stage 0-3 breast cancer, no more than 2 years out of active treatment (see other groups for women 2-3 years and more than 3 years into survivorship). Join others who are sharing information, making decisions about treatment, and learning how to best navigate survivorship. Registration is required.

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6:45pm

Breast Cancer (FC)

Breast Cancer Group - Fairfax (FC)

This group is for women diagnosed with stage 0-3 breast cancer, no more than 2 years out of active treatment (see other groups for women 2-3 years and more than 3 years into survivorship). Join others who are sharing information, making decisions about treatment, and learning how to best navigate survivorship. Registration is required.

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7:00pm

Cutaneous Lymphoma (FC)

Cutaneous Lymphoma Support Group (FC)

Individuals with all forms and stages of cutaneous lymphoma, and their support partners, are welcome to attend our monthly meetings to connect with and learn from others who share this disease. To register go to http://www.clfoundation.org/CLF-DC

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6:30pm

Lung Cancer Group (FC)

Lung Cancer Group (FC)

Join other patients, survivors, family members and friends to discuss the challenges of living with lung cancer and its treatments.

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10:30am

Total Body Conditi (44084 RP)

Total Body Conditioning, ILH, Thu, Sept-Nov 2017 (44084 RP)

Appropriate for intermediate fitness levels. An energetic workout combining cardio, strengthening, balance and core in one workout. Registration is required.

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11:30am

Strength with Barr (FO-LWC)

Strength with Barre and Pilates, FO-LWC, Sept-Nov 2017 (FO-LWC)

Appropriate for all fitness levels. You'll combine barre and Pilates movements set to motivating music to create an invigorating workout. Registration is required.

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9:15am

Circuit Training, (44084 RP)

Circuit Training, ILH, Thu, Sept-Nov 2017 (44084 RP)

Appropriate for advanced fitness levels. Using timed stations and different movement patterns, you’ll develop agility, strength, balance and flexibility. Registration is required.

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2:00pm

Meditation and Gui (FC)

Meditation and Guided Imagery, FC, Thu, Oct-Dec 2017 (FC)

Join us for a relaxing exploration of the power and benefits of meditation, a practice that can reduce stress and offer healing. Each weekly session begins with breath work and a relaxation technique that leads into a guided meditation. Come to one or all sessions, but please register by the preceding day. Registration is required.

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11:30am

Strengthen with Ba (FO-LWC)

Strengthen with Barre and Pilates, Nov 2 & 9 (FO-LWC)

Class continues for those already registered

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1:00pm

Gentle Yoga, FC, T (FC)

Gentle Yoga, FC, Thur (FC)

This class is appropriate for all fitness levels. Blending gentle movement to increase flexibility and stamina, breath work and guided relaxation to help restore balance and harmony to your body and mind. You'll learn movements that stretch, strengthen and relax muscles. Bring a blanket. Registration is required.

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6:00pm

Mindfulness-Based (44084 RP)

Mindfulness-Based Cancer Recovery, Loudoun, Oct-Nov 2017 (44084 RP)

This class is now full and cannot accept new registrants. For more information please contact Julie Guido at 703-858-8466 or julie.quido@inova.org.

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10:00am

Music Therapy, Fai (FO-LWC)

Music Therapy, Fair Oaks, October (FO-LWC)

This class will help you navigate the challenges of cancer with musically guided stress management techniques, such as guided meditation, relaxation and affirming imagery. We’ll also gather for drum circles to release stress, promote relaxation and generate positive energy. Musical ability is not necessary, just a willingness to appreciate music and engage with others.

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00:00pm

Coalesce: An Advan (FC)

Coalesce: An Advanced Breast Cancer Group (FC)

Meet weekly with women of all ages to share life's joys and sorrows. Prior screening is required as this is a closed group; please call facilitator, Shara Sosa, 703.698.2522.

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1:00pm

Yin Yoga for Patie (FO-LWC)

Yin Yoga for Patients in Treatment, FO-LWC, Sept-Nov 2017 (FO-LWC)

Appropriate for all levels. Incorporating gentle movement and supported positions, Yin Yoga targets the deepest tissues of the body allowing increases in range of motion and promoting optimal health and vitality. Props and mats are provided. Please dress comfortably; bring a light blanket and water. Registration is required.

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10:15am

Restorative Yoga, (FC)

Restorative Yoga, FC (FC)

This class is appropriate for all fitness levels. Using bolsters, blocks and blankets to support your body, you'll easily melt into a pose. Gentle stretches, breath work and guided meditation deepen your practice. Please bring a blanket. Registration is required.

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1:00pm

Art Therapy for Lo (FC)

Art Therapy for Long-Term Survivors (FC)

Note: Registration for this group begins on the first business day of the month. This group is for those off treatment for more than 2 years and provides an opportunity for reflection and personal growth inspired by the art of creating. No experience is necessary, just a willingness to explore and be a part of a supportive, creative community.Experience the power of art therapy, relaxation and guided imagery as you explore the creative process and make meaning of your life after cancer. Registration is required. Once registered please call to cancel if you cannot attend so someone else may attend. Jean McCaw, ATR-BC, LCPAT.

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2:00pm

Chair-Based Exerci (FC)

Chair-Based Exercise, Mon, Sept-Nov (FC)

Appropriate for all fitness levels of fitness. Designed for people with limited mobility, you'll increase your stamina, aerobic endurance, core strength, flexibility and balance through the use of resistance equipment and body weight exercises. Registration is required.

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3:00pm

Keeping Fit, Sept- (FC)

Keeping Fit, Sept-Nov 2017 (FC)

* No class Thanksgiving week. Appropriate for all fitness levels. If you love to dance, this is the class for you! Moving to energizing music, you'll build strength and balance. Add in resistance equipment and you've got the perfect class! You must be able to get up and down from the floor. Registration is required.

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4:00pm

Gentle Therapeutic (IAH-LWC)

Gentle Yoga, Alexandria (IAH-LWC)

There will be no class on November 20, 2017. Appropriate for all fitness levels. Blending gentle movement to increase flexibility and stamina, breath work and guided relaxation to help restore balance and harmony to your body and mind. You'll learn movements that stretch, strengthen and relax muscles. Bring a blanket. Registration is required.

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6:00pm

Good Grief, Octobe (FO-LWC)

Good Grief, October, Fair Oaks (FO-LWC)

This eight-week series offers the opportunity to join with others who have experienced the loss of a loved one with cancer within the past two years to discuss and explore the grieving process, accepting and expressing emotions, dealing with children, family and friends, role and lifestyle changes and coping with special dates. Advance registration is required and closes after October 16. Facilitated by Maureen Broderick, LCSW.

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12:00pm

Qigong Workshop, O (FC)

Qigong for Mindful Stress Release, Oct-Nov 2017 (FC)

No class Thanksgiving week. Qigong is an ancient Chinese practice combining movement, breath and focused intention. This class will focus on easy-to-learn and remember qigong forms to help reduce stress, increase vitality, and bring balance to our lives as we navigate our way in this wacky wonderful world. The workshop is suitable for beginners through advanced practitioners. If this is your first time attending this class in 2017, please bring a signed physical activity waiver (found on the Class Forms page under the Class Registration tab). Registration is Required.

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5:00pm

Breast Surgery Pre (FC)

Breast Surgery Pre-Op Class, Fairfax (FC)

A nurse navigator will explain what you need to know before, during and after mastectomy surgery: node biopsy, managing drains and discomfort, bathing, moving comfortably, prostheses, undergarments, and more. Registration is required (family member/friend may attend without registration). Class facilitated by Laura Hudgens, RN, BSN, OCN.

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7:00pm

Evening Gentle Yog (FC)

Evening Gentle Yoga, Family Center (FC)

Appropriate for all fitness levels. This class is appropriate for all fitness levels. Blending gentle movement to increase flexibility and stamina, breath work and guided relaxation to help restore balance and harmony to your body and mind. You'll learn movements that stretch, strengthen and relax muscles. Bring a blanket. Registration is required.

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7:00pm

Evening Gentle Yog (44084 RP)

Evening Gentle Yoga, ILH, Oct-Dec 2017 (44084 RP)

* No class 11/20. This class is best for those in active treatment or recovering from surgery. This class is appropriate for all fitness levels. Blending gentle movement to increase flexibility and stamina, breath work and guided relaxation to help restore balance and harmony to your body and mind. You'll learn movements that stretch, strengthen and relax muscles. Bring a blanket. Registration is required.

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10:00am

Kid and Sib Day (FC)

Kid and Sib Day, January 2018 (FC)

Children ages 5-12 with cancer and their brothers and sisters, ages 5-12 are invited for a day of connection with peers, art therapy, yoga and other meaningful activities. Lunch will be provided. To register or for more information contact Jean McCaw, ATR-BC, LCPAT, 703-698-2537 or jean.mccaw@inova.org.

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10:30am

Coalesce II (FC)

Coalesce II: An Advanced Breast Cancer Group (FC)

Meet with women of all ages to share life's joys and sorrows. Contact Micheline Toussaint, LCSW, RYT for more information, micheline.toussaint@inova.org or 703.698.2521. Registration is required.

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10:30am

Tai Chi, FC, Sept- (FC)

Tai Chi, FC, Oct-Nov 2017 (FC)

This ancient practice embodies China's most profound concepts and principles of health and movement. Based on softness and awareness (rather than force and resistance) it has been recognized for thousands of years as both a method of self-cultivation and form of self-defense. Practiced at a slow and even speed, Tai Chi promotes relaxation, straight posture, and balance. This class will teach basic movements. Registration is required.

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1:00pm

EZ Tai Chi (FC)

EZ Tai Chi (FC)

Using the protocols develeoped in the "Harvard Medical School Guide to Tai Chi", you will learn 5 basic movements that are easy to learn and can be practiced at home. The Harvard protocol does not feature the fluid flowing movements of Yang Style Tai Chi but provides many of the health benefits and may encourage pursuing further studies of the complete form. If this is your first time attending this class in 2017, please bring a signed physical activity waiver (found on the Class Forms page under the Class Registration tab). Registration is Required.

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2:40pm

Compassion Cultiva (FC)

Compassion Cultivation, Oct 3-Nov 20, 2017 (FC)

Class registration is closed.

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4:00pm

Breast Surgery Pre (ILH-PER )

Breast Surgery Pre-Op Class, Inova Loudoun Hospital (ILH-PER )

If you are scheduled for a mastectomy or lumpectomy with reconstruction at Inova Loudoun Hospital, this educational class will help you prepare for surgery. You will receive an overview of what to expect from our oncology nurse navigator, physical and occupational therapists and oncology social worker. Family member may attend without registration. Instructor: Christine Stone RN, MSN, OCN. Registration is required; no exceptions.

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4:00pm

Endocrine Therapy (FO-LWC)

Endocrine Therapy and Bone Health (FO-LWC)

Dr. Kathleen Harnden will discuss current recommendations for bone health for women on endocrine/hormonal therapy.

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6:00pm

Yoga for Strength (44084 RP)

Yoga for Strength and Flexibility, ILH (44084 RP)

No class 11/21. Best for those 6 weeks out from surgery and ready for more active yoga. Bring your yoga practice to a new level as you strengthen your body and improve flexibility. Please bring a blanket and a small towel. Registration is required.

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7:00pm

Knitting/Crochetin (FC)

Knitting and Crocheting Circle 2018 (FC)

Past, new, experienced and inexperienced participants are welcome to join us to work on your own project or one to donate. All supplies will be provided. Facilitator: Carolyn Sam, M.Ed. Registration required.

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7:00pm

Zumba, Nov 2017 (FC)

Zumba, Nov-Dec 2017 (FC)

No class 11/21. Zumba combines slow and fast rhythms with resistance training, while toning the body and cardiovascular system. Adding some Latin flavor and enthusiasm to the mix, it can help to lift your mood and improve your general sense of well-being. Registration is required.

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11:00am

Minfulness Drop In (FC)

Mindfulness-Based Cancer Recovery Drop-In Group (FC)

Beginning in January, we will offer an additional meeting on the 3rd Thursday of the month, 5:30-6:30pm! For those that completed the 6-session Mindfulness-Based Cancer Recovery Program this monthly drop-in group is designed to support your practice. Stop by and see former group members, engage in some meditation and guided imagery; and talk about the benefits and challenges of maintaining "mindful-awareness" in your daily life. Contact Rebecca McIntyre at 703.698.2524 or Rebecca.McIntyre@inova.org. Registration is required by the Friday prior to group.

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11:00am

Joyful Belly Dance (FC)

Joyful Belly Dance, Oct-Nov 2017 (FC)

Appropriate for all fitness levels. Immerse yourself in the music, rhythms, patterns and pure joy of middle eastern belly dance! Learn shimmies, belly rolls, undulations, isolations and more as you feel your body getting stronger, more relaxed and more limber. Belly dance is an amazing workout, a ton of fun and absolutely beautiful! Wear comfortable clothing and bare feet. Registration is required.

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2:00pm

Chair-Based Exerci (FC)

Chair-Based Exercise, Wed, Sept-Nov (FC)

Appropriate for all fitness levels of fitness. Designed for people with limited mobility, you'll increase your stamina, aerobic endurance, core strength, flexibility and balance through the use of resistance equipment and body weight exercises. Registration is required.

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3:00pm

Cross-Train Challe (FC)

Cross-Train Challenge, FC Sept-Nov (FC)

Appropriate for medium to experienced fitness levels. If you crave variety this is the class for you! Fusing together different intensities and types of movement we'll keep your body guessing as you get stronger. You must be able to get up and down from the floor and be 2 months post-surgery. Registration is required.

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5:30pm

Yoga for Breast Ca (FC)

Yoga for Breast Cancer, Oct-Dec 2017 (FC)

There will be no class October 25 or November 1. Breast cancer patients/survivors are invited to learn yoga poses designed especially for you! Wear comfortable clothing and bring a blanket and water bottle. Registration is required.

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12:30pm

Breast Surgery Pre (FO-B)

Breast Surgery Pre-Op Class at Fair Oaks (FO-B)

A nurse navigator will explain what you need to know before, during and after mastectomy surgery: node biopsy, managing drains and discomfort, bathing, moving comfortably, prostheses, undergarments, and more. Registration is required (family member/friend may attend without registration).

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1:00pm

Mindfulness-Based (FC)

Mindfulness-Based Cancer Recovery for Patients in Maintenance or Post Treatment, Nov-Dec 2017 (FC)

Learn practices that focus on the connection and integration of the mind and body to effect changes on physical, emotional, and spiritual levels for the purpose of promoting health and well-being. Requirements for registration: Attendance at October 19th meeting, 1-2pm (for course overview); purchase of the book Mindfulness-Based Cancer Recovery; regular attendance; assigned reading and commitment to home-based practice. Registration is required and space is limited. For more information please contact Rebecca McIntyre at 703-698-2524.

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5:30pm

Head and Neck Canc (FC)

Head and Neck Cancers Group (FC)

This support group is open to any patient, survivor and loved ones impacted by a diagnosis of head and neck cancer.  Join us to learn from and connect with one another while discussing the challenges of diagnosis, treatment and survivorship.  Registration is required.  Facilitators: Oncology Therapist Alexandra Russo, MSW, LCSW, and Oncology Nurse Navigator Gerry Higgins, MSN, RN-BC, OCN.

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5:30pm

Caregiver Connecti (FO-B)

Caregiver Connection at Fair Oaks (FO-B)

Meet for ongoing support in dealing with the challenges of caring for a loved one with cancer. Learn coping strategies and information related to cancer and its treatments. Registration is required 48 hours in advance. Facilitator: Karen Archer, MSW.

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6:00pm

Colorectal Cancer (ILH-RO)

Colorectal Cancer Group, Loudoun (ILH-RO)

Connect with patients, survivors and loved ones impacted by a colorectal cancer diagnosis to meet the challenges of treatment and survivorship. Facilitators: Roberta Quirk, MSW and Mary Kay Mecca, RN, BSN. Registration is required.

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7:00pm

PiYo, 11/8-12/13, (FO-LWC)

PiYo, 11/8-12/13, FO (FO-LWC)

No class 11/22. Appropriate for all fitness levels. PiYo combines the muscle-sculpting, core-firming benefits of Pilates with the strength and flexibility advantages of yoga. It's all about energy, power, and using your body to sculpt your body. Registration is required.

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1:00pm

Fighting Cancer wi (IAH-CCW)

Fighting Cancer with a Fork-IAH (IAH-CCW)

Deb Rowland, RD, CSO, dietitian and certified specialist in oncology nutrition will provide an overview of nutritional recommendations for cancer patients and survivors. Please register with Deb Rowland, RD, 703-504-7923.

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5:30pm

Head and Neck Canc (FC)

Head and Neck Cancers Group (FC)

This support group is open to any patient, survivor and loved ones impacted by a diagnosis of head and neck cancer.  Join us to learn from and connect with one another while discussing the challenges of diagnosis, treatment and survivorship.  Registration is required.  Facilitators: Oncology Therapist Alexandra Russo, MSW, LCSW, and Oncology Nurse Navigator Gerry Higgins, MSN, RN-BC, OCN.

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5:30pm

Breast Ca, Fair Ok (FO-RO)

Breast Cancer Group at Fair Oaks (FO-RO)

This group is for women diagnosed with stage 0-3 breast cancer, no more than 2 years out of active treatment (see other groups for women 2-3 years and more than 3 years into survivorship). Join others who are sharing information, making decisions about treatment, and learning how to best navigate survivorship. Registration is required at www.lifewithcancer.org or call 703.698.2526. Facilitators: Maureen Broderick, LCSW and Gale Towery, RN, BSN, OCN, CBCN.

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11:30am

Strength with Barr (FO-LWC)

Strength with Barre and Pilates, FO-LWC, Sept-Nov 2017 (FO-LWC)

Appropriate for all fitness levels. You'll combine barre and Pilates movements set to motivating music to create an invigorating workout. Registration is required.

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11:30am

Strengthen with Ba (FO-LWC)

Strengthen with Barre and Pilates, Nov 2 & 9 (FO-LWC)

Class continues for those already registered

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2:00pm

Meditation and Gui (FC)

Meditation and Guided Imagery, FC, Thu, Oct-Dec 2017 (FC)

Join us for a relaxing exploration of the power and benefits of meditation, a practice that can reduce stress and offer healing. Each weekly session begins with breath work and a relaxation technique that leads into a guided meditation. Come to one or all sessions, but please register by the preceding day. Registration is required.

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10:00am

Chemotherapy Class (IAH-LWC)

Chemotherapy Class, Alexandria (IAH-LWC)

Call 703-504-3019 to schedule an appointment with an oncology nurse navigator. Learn what to expect during chemotherapy treatments, how to prepare for your appointment, tips for managing side effects, and resources available during treatment and into survivorship.

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11:30am

Orientation, Thu A (FC)

Orientation, Thu AM, 2017 (FC)

Take a tour of our Family Center and learn about our many programs, classes, groups and services for children and adults. Registration is required. Can't make a scheduled orientation? Call us at 703.206.5433 to arrange a personal session.

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1:00pm

Gentle Yoga, FC, T (FC)

Gentle Yoga, FC, Thur (FC)

This class is appropriate for all fitness levels. Blending gentle movement to increase flexibility and stamina, breath work and guided relaxation to help restore balance and harmony to your body and mind. You'll learn movements that stretch, strengthen and relax muscles. Bring a blanket. Registration is required.

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1:00pm

Gentle Yoga 11/30- (FC)

Gentle Yoga 11/30-12/14 (FC)

This class is appropriate for all fitness levels. Blending gentle movement to increase flexibility and stamina, breath work and guided relaxation to help restore balance and harmony to your body and mind. You'll learn movements that stretch, strengthen and relax muscles. Bring a blanket. Registration is required.

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2:00pm

Meditation and Gui (FC)

Meditation and Guided Imagery, FC, Thu, Oct-Dec 2017 (FC)

Join us for a relaxing exploration of the power and benefits of meditation, a practice that can reduce stress and offer healing. Each weekly session begins with breath work and a relaxation technique that leads into a guided meditation. Come to one or all sessions, but please register by the preceding day. Registration is required.

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6:00pm

Prostate Cancer (IAH-AUD)

Us Too, Prostate Cancer Support Group, IAH (IAH-AUD)

This monthly group includes a 30-40 minute presentation by a physician or other health professional on an area relevant to prostate cancer, followed by an opportunity to share with and learn from other survivors both in and out of treatment. Spouses/Partners/Loved ones welcome! Registration is required. For information call 703.698.2526 or email david.mcginness@inova.org.

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6:00pm

Mindfulness-Based (44084 RP)

Mindfulness-Based Cancer Recovery, Loudoun, Oct-Nov 2017 (44084 RP)

This class is now full and cannot accept new registrants. For more information please contact Julie Guido at 703-858-8466 or julie.quido@inova.org.

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1:00pm

Advanced Disease (FO-LWC)

Living with Advanced Disease, Fair Oaks (FO-LWC)

Meeting once in December. Join us as we explore ways to learn to live with any type of advanced cancer and the many questions and life decisions that come along with an advanced cancer diagnosis. Join others who can support you on this road. Please call 703.391.3691 for more information. Registration required. This group will meet just once in November and December.

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6:30pm

Women's Survivorsh (ILH-RO)

Women's Survivorship Group, Leesburg (ILH-RO)

For women in maintenance therapy or completed treatment. Many women who have completed treatment find it difficult to resume life as they knew it prior to cancer. This group is designed to help you gain insight and balance in your life through discussion, problem-solving and other modalities. Registration is required. Facilitator: Sabine Gnesdiloff, LCSW, OSW-C.

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00:00pm

Coalesce: An Advan (FC)

Coalesce: An Advanced Breast Cancer Group (FC)

Meet weekly with women of all ages to share life's joys and sorrows. Prior screening is required as this is a closed group; please call facilitator, Shara Sosa, 703.698.2522.

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10:15am

Restorative Yoga, (FC)

Restorative Yoga, FC (FC)

This class is appropriate for all fitness levels. Using bolsters, blocks and blankets to support your body, you'll easily melt into a pose. Gentle stretches, breath work and guided meditation deepen your practice. Please bring a blanket. Registration is required.

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10:30am

Zumba Gold, ILH (44084 RP)

Zumba Gold, ILH (44084 RP)

(November 10-December 15, 2017) There will be no class on November 24, 2017 Appropriate for all fitness levels. Easy to follow choreography that promotes balance, range of motion and coordination. Come prepared to sweat! Registration is required.

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12:00pm

Restorative Yoga, (44084 RP)

Restorative Yoga, ILH (44084 RP)

No class 11/23. This class is appropriate for all fitness levels. Using bolsters, blocks and blankets to support your body, you'll easily melt into a pose. Gentle stretches, breath work and guided meditation deepen your practice. Please bring a blanket and a small towel. Registration is required.

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10:00am

Carcinoid Cancer G (FC)

Carcinoid Cancer Group 2017 (FC)

Meet with other patients and their adult loved ones to share experiences and learn from one another in this patient-led monthly meeting for those with neuroendocrine tumors. For more information email mitchmberger@msn.com.

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2:00pm

Chair-Based Exerci (FC)

Chair-Based Exercise, Mon, Sept-Nov (FC)

Appropriate for all fitness levels of fitness. Designed for people with limited mobility, you'll increase your stamina, aerobic endurance, core strength, flexibility and balance through the use of resistance equipment and body weight exercises. Registration is required.

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3:00pm

Keeping Fit, Sept- (FC)

Keeping Fit, Sept-Nov 2017 (FC)

* No class Thanksgiving week. Appropriate for all fitness levels. If you love to dance, this is the class for you! Moving to energizing music, you'll build strength and balance. Add in resistance equipment and you've got the perfect class! You must be able to get up and down from the floor. Registration is required.

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4:00pm

Gentle Therapeutic (IAH-LWC)

Gentle Yoga, Alexandria (IAH-LWC)

There will be no class on November 20, 2017. Appropriate for all fitness levels. Blending gentle movement to increase flexibility and stamina, breath work and guided relaxation to help restore balance and harmony to your body and mind. You'll learn movements that stretch, strengthen and relax muscles. Bring a blanket. Registration is required.

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6:00pm

Good Grief, Octobe (FO-LWC)

Good Grief, October, Fair Oaks (FO-LWC)

This eight-week series offers the opportunity to join with others who have experienced the loss of a loved one with cancer within the past two years to discuss and explore the grieving process, accepting and expressing emotions, dealing with children, family and friends, role and lifestyle changes and coping with special dates. Advance registration is required and closes after October 16. Facilitated by Maureen Broderick, LCSW.

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9:15am

Circuit Training, (44084 RP)

Circuit Training, Monday, ILH, 11/13-12/11 (44084 RP)

No class 11/20. Appropriate for advanced fitness levels. Using timed stations and different movement patterns , you’ll develop agility, strength, balance and flexibility. Registration is required.

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10:00am

Functional Fitness (FO-LWC)

Functional Fitness, 11/13-12/11, FO (FO-LWC)

Using resistance equipment, body weight and different movement patterns you'll build strength, cardio, flexibility and balance.Registration is required.

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10:30am

Total Body Conditi (44084 RP)

Total Body Conditioning, ILH, Mon, 11/13-12/11 (44084 RP)

No class 11/20. Appropriate for intermediate fitness levels. An energetic workout combining cardio, strengthening, balance and core in one workout. Registration is required.

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12:00pm

Qigong Workshop, O (FC)

Qigong for Mindful Stress Release, Oct-Nov 2017 (FC)

No class Thanksgiving week. Qigong is an ancient Chinese practice combining movement, breath and focused intention. This class will focus on easy-to-learn and remember qigong forms to help reduce stress, increase vitality, and bring balance to our lives as we navigate our way in this wacky wonderful world. The workshop is suitable for beginners through advanced practitioners. If this is your first time attending this class in 2017, please bring a signed physical activity waiver (found on the Class Forms page under the Class Registration tab). Registration is Required.

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6:00pm

Reiki for Relaxati (FC)

Reiki for Relaxation at Fairfax (FC)

Registration opens on the first business day of each month. This ancient practice involves positioning the hands along the body to direct energy, release tension and discomfort, and enhance well-being. Dress comfortably and bring a blanket. Registration is required. Once registered please call if you need to cancel so that someone else may attend. If two appointments are missed without prior notice we may need to refer you to Reiki practitioners in the community.

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6:00pm

Healing Touch- Lou (44084 RP)

Healing Touch- Loudoun 2017 (44084 RP)

Note: Beginning in December, registration will begin on the first business day of the month. Returning clients will be asked to register every other month to give new clients a chance to experience Healing Touch. Healing Touch practitioners employ the hands, placed just above the body or with actual light touch, to clear, energize, and balance the human and environmental energy fields, thus affecting physical, mental, emotional and spiritual health. Dress comfortably and bring a sheet, blanket and pillow. Space is limited; registration is required.

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6:30pm

Need Sleep? (FC)

Need Sleep? (FC)

Insomnia is identified as one of the primary concerns of patients with cancer and caregivers. Learn evidence based tools for getting back to sleep. Registration is required. For more information contact, Darah Curran, MSW, LCSW 703.77.8798 darah.curran@inova.org.

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7:00pm

Reiki for Relaxati (FC)

Reiki for Relaxation at Fairfax (FC)

Registration opens on the first business day of each month. This ancient practice involves positioning the hands along the body to direct energy, release tension and discomfort, and enhance well-being. Dress comfortably and bring a blanket. Registration is required. Once registered please call if you need to cancel so that someone else may attend. If two appointments are missed without prior notice we may need to refer you to Reiki practitioners in the community.

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7:00pm

Evening Gentle Yog (44084 RP)

Evening Gentle Yoga, ILH, Oct-Dec 2017 (44084 RP)

* No class 11/20. This class is best for those in active treatment or recovering from surgery. This class is appropriate for all fitness levels. Blending gentle movement to increase flexibility and stamina, breath work and guided relaxation to help restore balance and harmony to your body and mind. You'll learn movements that stretch, strengthen and relax muscles. Bring a blanket. Registration is required.

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6:30pm

Caregiver Connecti (ILH-RO)

Caregiver Connection-Loudoun (ILH-RO)

Meet for ongoing support in dealing with the challenges of caring for a loved one with cancer. Learn coping strategies and information related to cancer and its treatments. Registration is required 48 hours in advance. Facilitator: Elise Schneider, LCSW.

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7:00pm

Caregiver Connecti (FC)

Caregiver Connection-Fairfax (FC)

Meet for ongoing support in dealing with the challenges of caring for a loved one with cancer. Learn coping strategies and information related to cancer and its treatments. Please register by preceding Friday. Facilitator: Molly Boehm, MSW, LSW.

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10:30am

Tai Chi, FC, Sept- (FC)

Tai Chi, FC, Oct-Nov 2017 (FC)

This ancient practice embodies China's most profound concepts and principles of health and movement. Based on softness and awareness (rather than force and resistance) it has been recognized for thousands of years as both a method of self-cultivation and form of self-defense. Practiced at a slow and even speed, Tai Chi promotes relaxation, straight posture, and balance. This class will teach basic movements. Registration is required.

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6:00pm

Yoga for Strength (44084 RP)

Yoga for Strength and Flexibility, ILH (44084 RP)

No class 11/21. Best for those 6 weeks out from surgery and ready for more active yoga. Bring your yoga practice to a new level as you strengthen your body and improve flexibility. Please bring a blanket and a small towel. Registration is required.

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7:00pm

Zumba, Nov 2017 (FC)

Zumba, Nov-Dec 2017 (FC)

No class 11/21. Zumba combines slow and fast rhythms with resistance training, while toning the body and cardiovascular system. Adding some Latin flavor and enthusiasm to the mix, it can help to lift your mood and improve your general sense of well-being. Registration is required.

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10:30am

Spirituality Quest (FC)

Spirituality Quest, November 2017 (FC)

Join us on the second Tuesday of the month as we explore our spiritual paths.

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10:30am

Strength, Balance, (44084 RP)

Strength, Balance, Stretch, ILH 11/14-12/12 (44084 RP)

No class 11/21. Appropriate for beginners and those in treatment. This class is designed to develop muscular strength, balance and flexibility. You’ll use a variety of resistance equipment that will challenge every major muscle. If this is your first time attending this class in 2017, please bring a signed physical activity waiver (found on the Class Forms page under the Class Registration tab). Registration is required.

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1:00pm

EZ Tai Chi (FC)

EZ Tai Chi (FC)

Using the protocols develeoped in the "Harvard Medical School Guide to Tai Chi", you will learn 5 basic movements that are easy to learn and can be practiced at home. The Harvard protocol does not feature the fluid flowing movements of Yang Style Tai Chi but provides many of the health benefits and may encourage pursuing further studies of the complete form. If this is your first time attending this class in 2017, please bring a signed physical activity waiver (found on the Class Forms page under the Class Registration tab). Registration is Required.

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1:30pm

Building Strength (FO-LWC)

Building Strength While in Treatment, 11/14-12/14, FO (FO-LWC)

No class 11.21. Appropriate for all fitness levels. Learn how to build strength and increase energy with gentle, low intensity and low impact resistance exercises. With emphasis on increasing overall strength, endurance and range of motion, this class will help you cope with the physical issues associated with your treatment. Equipment is provided. Dress comfortably and bring water and a small towel. Registration is required.

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2:40pm

Compassion Cultiva (FC)

Compassion Cultivation, Oct 3-Nov 20, 2017 (FC)

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5:30pm

Teens Art Therapy (FC)

Art Therapy Group for Teens in Treatment (FC)

Explore your creative side using a variety of techniques and materials. Artistic ability is NOT necessary - just a willingness to have some fun and make art with other teens who are also impacted by cancer. To register contact Sarah.Schmidt@inova.org or call 703.776-2403.

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6:00pm

8th Annual Shine a (FC)

8th Annual Shine a Light on Lung Cancer (FC)

Join us for an evening filled with updates, information, and hope for our lung cancer community presented by lung cancer experts. This event is for anyone who wants to learn more about lung cancer. Dinner served. Registration is required. To register contact Katie Cosgrove at 703.204.6347 or katherine.cosgrove@inova.org.

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7:30pm

Us, Too: Prostate (FC)

Us, Too: Prostate Cancer Group, November 2017 (FC)

Thanksgiving Table Talk: Starting THE Conversation on End of Life Planning with Marsha Komandt, RN, OCN.

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10:30am

Coalesce II (FC)

Coalesce II: An Advanced Breast Cancer Group (FC)

Meet with women of all ages to share life's joys and sorrows. Contact Micheline Toussaint, LCSW, RYT for more information, micheline.toussaint@inova.org or 703.698.2521. Registration is required.

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11:00am

Look Good...Feel B (FO-LWC)

Look Good...Feel Better-Fair Oaks 2017 (FO-LWC)

A beauty professional will teach women in active treatment how to manage the appearance-related side effects of chemotherapy, radiation or other forms of treatment. First time registrants will receive a makeup kit. Family members/friends may not attend. Co-sponsored with American Cancer Society, National Cosmetology Association and Personal Care Products Council. Registration is required through lookgoodfeelbetter.org, or call 1-800-227-2345.

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1:30pm

Zentangle (44084 RP)

Zentangle, 2017 (44084 RP)

Take a mental vacation from cancer and enjoy the experience of Zentangle- It’s is an easy-to-learn, relaxing, and fun way to create beautiful images by drawing structured patterns. The experience of doing Zentangle increases focus and creativity, and provides artistic satisfaction along with an increased sense of wellbeing. A new theme is explored in each monthly class. All supplies are provided, but if you have attended this class in the past, please bring your kit. Registration is required.

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5:00pm

Woman's Surviv (FC)

Woman's Survivorship 3+ (FC)

This group is for women who completed treatment more than 3 years ago. Many women who have completed treatment find that they can experience challenges well into survivorship. This group is designed to help you gain insight and balance in your life through discussion, problem-solving and various other modalities. Facilitated by oncology therapist, Drucilla Brethwaite, MSW, LCSW, OSW-C. Registration is required.

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6:00pm

Prostate Group Lou (LCSC)

Us Too Prostate Cancer Support Group, Loudoun 2017 (LCSC)

Join other men for an opportunity to network and learn about valuable prostate cancer information and resources. Registration is required.

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6:30pm

Young Women with B (IAH-CCW)

Young Women with Breast Cancer, Alexandria 2017 (IAH-CCW)

Women in their 20s, 30s and 40s with non-metastatic breast cancer and from diagnosis up to one two completion of active treatment, are invited to meet with others in a supportive environment to learn how to best navigate survivorship. If attending for the first time call, 703.698.2522. Registration is required. Facilitators: Shara Sosa, LCSW, OSW-C, and Carrie Friedman, RN, BS, OCN.

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11:00am

Joyful Belly Dance (FC)

Joyful Belly Dance, Oct-Nov 2017 (FC)

Appropriate for all fitness levels. Immerse yourself in the music, rhythms, patterns and pure joy of middle eastern belly dance! Learn shimmies, belly rolls, undulations, isolations and more as you feel your body getting stronger, more relaxed and more limber. Belly dance is an amazing workout, a ton of fun and absolutely beautiful! Wear comfortable clothing and bare feet. Registration is required.

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12:30pm

Breast Surgery Pre (FO-B)

Breast Surgery Pre-Op Class at Fair Oaks (FO-B)

A nurse navigator will explain what you need to know before, during and after mastectomy surgery: node biopsy, managing drains and discomfort, bathing, moving comfortably, prostheses, undergarments, and more. Registration is required (family member/friend may attend without registration).

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2:00pm

Chair-Based Exerci (FC)

Chair-Based Exercise, Wed, Sept-Nov (FC)

Appropriate for all fitness levels of fitness. Designed for people with limited mobility, you'll increase your stamina, aerobic endurance, core strength, flexibility and balance through the use of resistance equipment and body weight exercises. Registration is required.

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3:00pm

Cross-Train Challe (FC)

Cross-Train Challenge, FC Sept-Nov (FC)

Appropriate for medium to experienced fitness levels. If you crave variety this is the class for you! Fusing together different intensities and types of movement we'll keep your body guessing as you get stronger. You must be able to get up and down from the floor and be 2 months post-surgery. Registration is required.

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7:00pm

PiYo, 11/8-12/13, (FO-LWC)

PiYo, 11/8-12/13, FO (FO-LWC)

No class 11/22. Appropriate for all fitness levels. PiYo combines the muscle-sculpting, core-firming benefits of Pilates with the strength and flexibility advantages of yoga. It's all about energy, power, and using your body to sculpt your body. Registration is required.

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1:00pm

Mindfulness-Based (FC)

Mindfulness-Based Cancer Recovery for Patients in Maintenance or Post Treatment, Nov-Dec 2017 (FC)

Learn practices that focus on the connection and integration of the mind and body to effect changes on physical, emotional, and spiritual levels for the purpose of promoting health and well-being. Requirements for registration: Attendance at October 19th meeting, 1-2pm (for course overview); purchase of the book Mindfulness-Based Cancer Recovery; regular attendance; assigned reading and commitment to home-based practice. Registration is required and space is limited. For more information please contact Rebecca McIntyre at 703-698-2524.

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3:00pm

Move Your Body, FO (FO-LWC)

Move Your Body, FO, Nov-Dec 2017 (FO-LWC)

*No class Thanksgiving week. Appropriate for medium to advanced levels of firness. Kick up your energy and fitness levels with a cardio workout designed to increase strength and endurance. Incorporates body weight eercises and a moderately intense pace. Registration is required.

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5:30pm

GYN Cancers Group (FC)

GYN Cancers Group, Family Center 2017 (FC)

We will meet on the 3rd Wednesday in December due to the Holidays. Women diagnosed with ovarian, cervical, and endometrial cancers are invited to this monthly group to share experiences and learn from one another. Facilitator: Rebecca McIntyre, LCSW, OSW-C. Registration required.

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5:30pm

Yoga for Breast Ca (FC)

Yoga for Breast Cancer, Oct-Dec 2017 (FC)

There will be no class October 25 or November 1. Breast cancer patients/survivors are invited to learn yoga poses designed especially for you! Wear comfortable clothing and bring a blanket and water bottle. Registration is required.

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6:00pm

Brain Tumor Group, (FC)

Brain Tumor Group, Family Center (FC)

* New meeting day beginning in October 2017. Adult patients and family members are invited to share and learn ways to meet the challenges of living with primary malignant or benign brain tumors at this monthly meeting. Facilitators: Vera Hirshman, RN, and David McGinness, LCSW. Registration is required.

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5:30pm

Breast or Gynecolo (FC)

Breast or Gynecological Cancer Survivorship Group <3 years (FC)

For women in maintenance therapy or completed treatment within the last 3 years: Many women who have completed treatment find it difficult to resume life as they knew it prior to cancer. Facilitated by oncology therapist, Alexandra Russo, LCSW and Oncology Nurse Navigator, Becca Dipatri, RN, this group is designed to help you gain insight and balance in your life through discussion, problem-solving and various other modalities. Registration is required.

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2:00pm

Meditation and Gui (FC)

Meditation and Guided Imagery, FC, Thu, Oct-Dec 2017 (FC)

Join us for a relaxing exploration of the power and benefits of meditation, a practice that can reduce stress and offer healing. Each weekly session begins with breath work and a relaxation technique that leads into a guided meditation. Come to one or all sessions, but please register by the preceding day. Registration is required.

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6:30pm

Barre Tone, Novemb (FC)

Barre Tone, November 16-Dec 14 (FC)

No class 11/23. Class is appropriate for all fitness levels. Jazz up your routine and experience the latest trend in a full body workout. Barre Tone is ideal for those who want to sculpt, strengthen, and increase flexibility, while enjoying the infusion of dance. Registration is required.

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9:15am

Circuit Training, (44084 RP)

Circuit Training, ILH Thu, 11/16-12/14 (44084 RP)

No class 11.23. Appropriate for advanced fitness levels. Using timed stations and different movement patterns , you’ll develop agility, strength, balance and flexibility. Registration is required.

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10:30am

Total Body Conditi (44084 RP)

Total Body Conditioning, ILH 11/16-12/14 (44084 RP)

No class 11/23. Appropriate for intermediate fitness levels. An energetic workout combining cardio, strengthening, balance and core in one workout. Registration is required.

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12:30pm

Breast Surgery Pre (FC)

Breast Surgery Pre-Op Class, Fairfax (FC)

A nurse navigator will explain what you need to know before, during and after mastectomy surgery: node biopsy, managing drains and discomfort, bathing, moving comfortably, prostheses, undergarments, and more. Registration is required (family member/friend may attend without registration). Class facilitated by Laura Hudgens, RN, BSN, OCN.

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1:00pm

Art Therapy (FC)

Healing through Art Therapy, Fairfax (FC)

Registration begins on the first of each month. Experience the power of your creativity through art therapy, relaxation and guided imagery. This group provides opportunities for reflection and personal growth while creating with a variety of art media and approaches. No experience is necessary, just a willingness to explore and be a part of a supportive, creative community. This group is for those currently in treatment, out of treatment within 2 years, caregivers and bereaved within 2 years. Facilitated by Jean McCaw, ATR-BC, LCPAT & Sarah Schmidt, MA. Registation is required. Once registered please call to cancel if you cannot attend so that someone else may attend.

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1:00pm

Gentle Yoga, FC, T (FC)

Gentle Yoga, FC, Thur (FC)

This class is appropriate for all fitness levels. Blending gentle movement to increase flexibility and stamina, breath work and guided relaxation to help restore balance and harmony to your body and mind. You'll learn movements that stretch, strengthen and relax muscles. Bring a blanket. Registration is required.

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2:30pm

Writing Your Life (FC)

Writing Your Life Stories Monthly Drop-In Group (FC)

This writing group is for those who previously completed the 4 week series, giving you the opportunity to remember and capture some of your favorite memories in writing. Facilitator: Lynn Magrum, MSN, CANP, AOCN. Registration is required.

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6:45pm

Reiki at Loudoun (44084 RP)

Reiki for Relaxation at Loudoun (44084 RP)

Registration opens on the first business day of each month. This ancient practice involves positioning the hands along the body to direct energy, release tension and discomfort, and enhance well-being. Dress comfortably and bring a blanket. Registration is required. Once registered please call if you need to cancel so that someone else may attend. If you miss two appointments without prior notice we may need to refer you to Reiki practitioners in the community.

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10:30am

Zumba Gold, ILH (44084 RP)

Zumba Gold, ILH (44084 RP)

(November 10-December 15, 2017) There will be no class on November 24, 2017 Appropriate for all fitness levels. Easy to follow choreography that promotes balance, range of motion and coordination. Come prepared to sweat! Registration is required.

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00:00pm

Coalesce: An Advan (FC)

Coalesce: An Advanced Breast Cancer Group (FC)

Meet weekly with women of all ages to share life's joys and sorrows. Prior screening is required as this is a closed group; please call facilitator, Shara Sosa, 703.698.2522.

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10:15am

Restorative Yoga, (FC)

Restorative Yoga, FC (FC)

This class is appropriate for all fitness levels. Using bolsters, blocks and blankets to support your body, you'll easily melt into a pose. Gentle stretches, breath work and guided meditation deepen your practice. Please bring a blanket. Registration is required.

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12:00pm

Restorative Yoga, (44084 RP)

Restorative Yoga, ILH (44084 RP)

No class 11/23. This class is appropriate for all fitness levels. Using bolsters, blocks and blankets to support your body, you'll easily melt into a pose. Gentle stretches, breath work and guided meditation deepen your practice. Please bring a blanket and a small towel. Registration is required.

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1:00pm

Knitting/Crochetin (FC)

Knitting and Crocheting Circle 2018 (FC)

Past, new, experienced and inexperienced participants are welcome to join us to work on your own project or one to donate. All supplies will be provided. Facilitator: Carolyn Sam, M.Ed. Registration required.

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1:00pm

Yin Yoga for Patie (FO-LWC)

Yin Yoga for Patients In Treatment, FO, 11/17-12/15 (FO-LWC)

No class Thanksgiving week. Appropriate for all levels. Incorporating gentle movement and supported positions, Yin Yoga targets the deepest tissues of the body allowing increases in range of motion and promoting optimal health and vitality. Props and mats are provided. Please dress comfortably; bring a light blanket and water. Registration is required.

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6:00pm

Good Grief, Octobe (FO-LWC)

Good Grief, October, Fair Oaks (FO-LWC)

This eight-week series offers the opportunity to join with others who have experienced the loss of a loved one with cancer within the past two years to discuss and explore the grieving process, accepting and expressing emotions, dealing with children, family and friends, role and lifestyle changes and coping with special dates. Advance registration is required and closes after October 16. Facilitated by Maureen Broderick, LCSW.

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10:00am

Leukemia and Lymph (FC)

Leukemia and Lymphoma Support Group (FC)

This support group is open to any patient with a leukemia/lymphoma diagnosis, and/or their caregivers, to help enhance coping and adjustment. Each month we will focus on a specific topic (e.g. coping with uncertainty, fear of recurrence, etc) in addition to open discussion. Facilitator: Sarah Brooks, LLCSW and Oncology Nurse Navigator, Lynn Magrum, MSN, CANP. Registration is required by close of business Friday prior to the meeting.

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5:30pm

Breast Cancer Grou (IAH-LWC)

Breast Cancer Group at Alexandria (IAH-LWC)

This group is for women diagnosed with stage 0-3 breast cancer, no more than 2 years out of active treatment (see other groups for women 2-3 years and more than 3 years into survivorship). Join others who are sharing information, making decisions about treatment, and learning how to best navigate survivorship. Registration is required. Facilitators: Michelle Ferretti, MSW and Gerry Higgins, MSN, RN-BC, OCN. Registration is required.

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5:00pm

Look Good...Feel B (FC)

Look Good...Feel Better-Family Center 2017 (FC)

A beauty professional will teach women in active treatment how to manage the appearance-related side effects of chemotherapy and radiation.First time registrants will receive a makeup kit. Family members/friends may not attend. Co-sponsored with American Cancer Society, National Cosmetology Association and Personal Care Products Council. Registration is required. To register call 1-800-227-2345 to register for LGFB or go to lookgoodfeelbetter.org.

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11:45am

Multiple Myeloma (FC)

Multiple Myeloma: November 2017 (FC)

This monthly meeting is designed for patients and families to get together to discuss, learn and share the challenges of living with multiple myeloma. November will feature special guest speaker, Carrie Friedman, RN, BSN, OCN will talk about “Myths and Facts about Nutrition.” Facilitators: Drucilla Brethwaite, LCSW and Susan Carlson RN. Co-sponsored with Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. Light lunch. Registration is required.

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2:40pm

Compassion Cultiva (FC)

Compassion Cultivation, Oct 3-Nov 20, 2017 (FC)

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6:00pm

Reiki at Fair Oaks (FO-LWC)

Reiki for Relaxation at Fair Oaks 2017 (FO-LWC)

Registration opens on the first business day of each month. This ancient practice involves positioning the hands along the body to direct energy, release tension and discomfort, and enhance well-being. Dress comfortably and bring a blanket. Registration is required. Once registered please call if you need to cancel so that someone else may attend. If you miss two appointments without prior notice we may need to refer you to Reiki practitioners in the community.

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7:00pm

Reiki at Fair Oaks (FO-LWC)

Reiki for Relaxation at Fair Oaks 2017 (FO-LWC)

Registration opens on the first business day of each month. This ancient practice involves positioning the hands along the body to direct energy, release tension and discomfort, and enhance well-being. Dress comfortably and bring a blanket. Registration is required. Once registered please call if you need to cancel so that someone else may attend. If you miss two appointments without prior notice we may need to refer you to Reiki practitioners in the community.

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6:30pm

Young Women with B (FC)

Young Women with Breast Cancer, Family Center, 2017 (FC)

Women in their 20s, 30s and 40s with non-metastatic breast cancer and from diagnosis up to one year completion of active treatment, are invited to meet with others in a supportive environment to learn how to best navigate survivorship. If attending for the first time call, 703.698.2522. Registration is required. Facilitators: Shara Sosa, LCSW, OSW-C, and Carrie Friedman, RN, BS, OCN.

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10:00am

Functional Fitness (FO-LWC)

Functional Fitness, 11/13-12/11, FO (FO-LWC)

Using resistance equipment, body weight and different movement patterns you'll build strength, cardio, flexibility and balance.Registration is required.

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10:30am

Total Body Conditi (44084 RP)

Total Body Conditioning, ILH, Mon, 11/13-12/11 (44084 RP)

No class 11/20. Appropriate for intermediate fitness levels. An energetic workout combining cardio, strengthening, balance and core in one workout. Registration is required.

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12:00pm

Qigong Workshop, O (FC)

Qigong for Mindful Stress Release, Oct-Nov 2017 (FC)

No class Thanksgiving week. Qigong is an ancient Chinese practice combining movement, breath and focused intention. This class will focus on easy-to-learn and remember qigong forms to help reduce stress, increase vitality, and bring balance to our lives as we navigate our way in this wacky wonderful world. The workshop is suitable for beginners through advanced practitioners. If this is your first time attending this class in 2017, please bring a signed physical activity waiver (found on the Class Forms page under the Class Registration tab). Registration is Required.

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4:00pm

Gentle Therapeutic (IAH-LWC)

Gentle Yoga, Alexandria (IAH-LWC)

There will be no class on November 20, 2017. Appropriate for all fitness levels. Blending gentle movement to increase flexibility and stamina, breath work and guided relaxation to help restore balance and harmony to your body and mind. You'll learn movements that stretch, strengthen and relax muscles. Bring a blanket. Registration is required.

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6:00pm

Good Grief, Octobe (FO-LWC)

Good Grief, October, Fair Oaks (FO-LWC)

This eight-week series offers the opportunity to join with others who have experienced the loss of a loved one with cancer within the past two years to discuss and explore the grieving process, accepting and expressing emotions, dealing with children, family and friends, role and lifestyle changes and coping with special dates. Advance registration is required and closes after October 16. Facilitated by Maureen Broderick, LCSW.

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7:00pm

Evening Gentle Yog (FC)

Evening Gentle Yoga, Family Center (FC)

Appropriate for all fitness levels. This class is appropriate for all fitness levels. Blending gentle movement to increase flexibility and stamina, breath work and guided relaxation to help restore balance and harmony to your body and mind. You'll learn movements that stretch, strengthen and relax muscles. Bring a blanket. Registration is required.

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9:15am

Circuit Training, (44084 RP)

Circuit Training, Monday, ILH, 11/13-12/11 (44084 RP)

No class 11/20. Appropriate for advanced fitness levels. Using timed stations and different movement patterns , you’ll develop agility, strength, balance and flexibility. Registration is required.

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10:00am

Chemotherapy and B (FC)

Chemotherapy for Breast Cancer (FC)

An oncology nurse navigator will explain what to expect during chemotherapy treatments for breast cancer, how to prepare for your appointment, an overview on nutrition and exercise, managing side effects and available online resources.

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1:00pm

Healing Through Ar (FO-LWC)

Healing Through Art Therapy, Fair Oaks (FO-LWC)

Registration opens on the first of the month. Experience the power of your creativity through art therapy, relaxation and guided imagery. This group provides opportunities for reflection and personal growth while creating with a variety of art media and approaches. No art experience is necessary, just a willingness to explore and be part of a supportive, creative community. This group is for those currently in treatment, out of treatment within 2 years, caregivers and bereaved within 2 years. Registration is required. Please note, # 3580, is across from the hospital. There is free valet parking. Once registered please call 703.698.2526 to cancel if you cannot attend. Facilitator: Jean McCaw, ATR-BC, LCPAT.

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2:00pm

Chair-Based Exerci (FC)

Chair-Based Exercise, Mon, Sept-Nov (FC)

Appropriate for all fitness levels of fitness. Designed for people with limited mobility, you'll increase your stamina, aerobic endurance, core strength, flexibility and balance through the use of resistance equipment and body weight exercises. Registration is required.

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3:00pm

Keeping Fit, Sept- (FC)

Keeping Fit, Sept-Nov 2017 (FC)

* No class Thanksgiving week. Appropriate for all fitness levels. If you love to dance, this is the class for you! Moving to energizing music, you'll build strength and balance. Add in resistance equipment and you've got the perfect class! You must be able to get up and down from the floor. Registration is required.

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5:30pm

Breast Ca, Loudoun (ILH-RO)

Breast Cancer Group at Loudoun (ILH-RO)

Note: New time! This group is for women diagnosed with stage 0-3 breast cancer, no more than 2 years out of active treatment (see Women’s Survivorship Group for those more than 2 years out of active treatment). Join others who are sharing information, making decisions about treatment, and learning how to best navigate survivorship. Registration is required. For more information please contact Christine Stone RN 703-858-8867 or Elise Schneider LCSW 703-858-8619.

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7:00pm

Evening Gentle Yog (44084 RP)

Evening Gentle Yoga, ILH, Oct-Dec 2017 (44084 RP)

* No class 11/20. This class is best for those in active treatment or recovering from surgery. This class is appropriate for all fitness levels. Blending gentle movement to increase flexibility and stamina, breath work and guided relaxation to help restore balance and harmony to your body and mind. You'll learn movements that stretch, strengthen and relax muscles. Bring a blanket. Registration is required.

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10:30am

Strength, Balance, (44084 RP)

Strength, Balance, Stretch, ILH 11/14-12/12 (44084 RP)

No class 11/21. Appropriate for beginners and those in treatment. This class is designed to develop muscular strength, balance and flexibility. You’ll use a variety of resistance equipment that will challenge every major muscle. If this is your first time attending this class in 2017, please bring a signed physical activity waiver (found on the Class Forms page under the Class Registration tab). Registration is required.

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1:30pm

Building Strength (FO-LWC)

Building Strength While in Treatment, 11/14-12/14, FO (FO-LWC)

No class 11.21. Appropriate for all fitness levels. Learn how to build strength and increase energy with gentle, low intensity and low impact resistance exercises. With emphasis on increasing overall strength, endurance and range of motion, this class will help you cope with the physical issues associated with your treatment. Equipment is provided. Dress comfortably and bring water and a small towel. Registration is required.

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6:00pm

Yoga for Strength (44084 RP)

Yoga for Strength and Flexibility, ILH (44084 RP)

No class 11/21. Best for those 6 weeks out from surgery and ready for more active yoga. Bring your yoga practice to a new level as you strengthen your body and improve flexibility. Please bring a blanket and a small towel. Registration is required.

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7:00pm

Zumba, Nov 2017 (FC)

Zumba, Nov-Dec 2017 (FC)

No class 11/21. Zumba combines slow and fast rhythms with resistance training, while toning the body and cardiovascular system. Adding some Latin flavor and enthusiasm to the mix, it can help to lift your mood and improve your general sense of well-being. Registration is required.

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12:00pm

Breast Surgery Pre (ILH-PER )

Breast Surgery Pre-Op Class, Inova Loudoun Hospital (ILH-PER )

If you are scheduled for a mastectomy or lumpectomy with reconstruction at Inova Loudoun Hospital, this educational class will help you prepare for surgery. You will receive an overview of what to expect from our oncology nurse navigator, physical and occupational therapists and oncology social worker. Family member may attend without registration. Instructor: Christine Stone RN, MSN, OCN. Registration is required; no exceptions.

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6:00pm

Colorectal Cancer (FC)

Colorectal Cancer Group-FC, Tu, 2017 (FC)

Now a MONTHLY group! Connect with patients, survivors and loved ones impacted by a colorectal cancer diagnosis to meet the challenges of treatment and survivorship. Facilitators: Michelle Bronzo, MA. LPC, CT and Amy Siegel, RN, BSN.

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6:00pm

Pediatric Oncology (FC)

Pediatric Oncology Parent Night, November 2017 (FC)

This month's topic is, "Optimizing Nutrition During Treatment", We will review nutritional priorities throughout the course of cancer treatment, as well as provide strategies to help overcome common treatment related side effects. Activity group for children and pizza for all! RSVP to Cathy Bottrell, LCSW at cathy.bottrell@inova.org or 703.531.1515 regarding the number of adults and children attending.

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10:30am

Coalesce II (FC)

Coalesce II: An Advanced Breast Cancer Group (FC)

Meet with women of all ages to share life's joys and sorrows. Contact Micheline Toussaint, LCSW, RYT for more information, micheline.toussaint@inova.org or 703.698.2521. Registration is required.

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3:00pm

Move Your Body, FO (FO-LWC)

Move Your Body, FO, Nov-Dec 2017 (FO-LWC)

*No class Thanksgiving week. Appropriate for medium to advanced levels of firness. Kick up your energy and fitness levels with a cardio workout designed to increase strength and endurance. Incorporates body weight eercises and a moderately intense pace. Registration is required.

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5:30pm

Yoga for Breast Ca (FC)

Yoga for Breast Cancer, Oct-Dec 2017 (FC)

There will be no class October 25 or November 1. Breast cancer patients/survivors are invited to learn yoga poses designed especially for you! Wear comfortable clothing and bring a blanket and water bottle. Registration is required.

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7:00pm

PiYo, 11/8-12/13, (FO-LWC)

PiYo, 11/8-12/13, FO (FO-LWC)

No class 11/22. Appropriate for all fitness levels. PiYo combines the muscle-sculpting, core-firming benefits of Pilates with the strength and flexibility advantages of yoga. It's all about energy, power, and using your body to sculpt your body. Registration is required.

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1:00pm

Mindfulness-Based (FC)

Mindfulness-Based Cancer Recovery for Patients in Maintenance or Post Treatment, Nov-Dec 2017 (FC)

Learn practices that focus on the connection and integration of the mind and body to effect changes on physical, emotional, and spiritual levels for the purpose of promoting health and well-being. Requirements for registration: Attendance at October 19th meeting, 1-2pm (for course overview); purchase of the book Mindfulness-Based Cancer Recovery; regular attendance; assigned reading and commitment to home-based practice. Registration is required and space is limited. For more information please contact Rebecca McIntyre at 703-698-2524.

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3:00pm

Cross-Train Challe (FC)

Cross-Train Challenge, FC Sept-Nov (FC)

Appropriate for medium to experienced fitness levels. If you crave variety this is the class for you! Fusing together different intensities and types of movement we'll keep your body guessing as you get stronger. You must be able to get up and down from the floor and be 2 months post-surgery. Registration is required.

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10:30am

Total Body Conditi (44084 RP)

Total Body Conditioning, ILH 11/16-12/14 (44084 RP)

No class 11/23. Appropriate for intermediate fitness levels. An energetic workout combining cardio, strengthening, balance and core in one workout. Registration is required.

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9:15am

Circuit Training, (44084 RP)

Circuit Training, ILH Thu, 11/16-12/14 (44084 RP)

No class 11.23. Appropriate for advanced fitness levels. Using timed stations and different movement patterns , you’ll develop agility, strength, balance and flexibility. Registration is required.

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12:30pm

Breast Surgery Pre (FC)

Breast Surgery Pre-Op Class, Fairfax (FC)

A nurse navigator will explain what you need to know before, during and after mastectomy surgery: node biopsy, managing drains and discomfort, bathing, moving comfortably, prostheses, undergarments, and more. Registration is required (family member/friend may attend without registration). Class facilitated by Laura Hudgens, RN, BSN, OCN.

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2:00pm

Meditation and Gui (FC)

Meditation and Guided Imagery, FC, Thu, Oct-Dec 2017 (FC)

Join us for a relaxing exploration of the power and benefits of meditation, a practice that can reduce stress and offer healing. Each weekly session begins with breath work and a relaxation technique that leads into a guided meditation. Come to one or all sessions, but please register by the preceding day. Registration is required.

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6:30pm

Barre Tone, Novemb (FC)

Barre Tone, November 16-Dec 14 (FC)

No class 11/23. Class is appropriate for all fitness levels. Jazz up your routine and experience the latest trend in a full body workout. Barre Tone is ideal for those who want to sculpt, strengthen, and increase flexibility, while enjoying the infusion of dance. Registration is required.

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11:30am

Strengthen with Ba (FO-LWC)

Strengthen with Barre and Pilates, 11/30-12/14, FO (FO-LWC)

Appropriate for all fitness levels. You'll combine barre and pilates movements set to motivating music to create an invigorating workout. Registration is required.

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Location Key:


 44084 RP:
  44084 RP, 44084 Riverside Parkway, Ste 400, Lower Level , Leesburg, VA, 20176    Map It

 FC:
  Life with Cancer Family Center, 8411 Pennell St, Fairfax, VA, 22031-4505    Map It

 FC:
  Life with Cancer Family Center, 8411 Pennell Street, Fairfax, VA, 22031    Map It
www.lifewithcancer.org

 FO-B:
  Fair Oaks Cancer Center, Conference Rooms, Conference Rooms, Lower Level, 3580 Joseph Siewick Drive, Fairfax, VA, 22033    Map It

 FO-LWC:
  Fair Oaks Cancer Center, Life with Cancer Suite, Lower Level, Suite 005, 3580 Joseph Siewick Drive, Fairfax, VA, 22033    Map It

 FO-RO:
  Fair Oaks Cancer Center, Radiation Oncology, Lower Level, Suite, 001, 3580 Joseph Siewick Drive, Fairfax, VA, 22033    Map It

 IAH-AUD:
  Inova Alexandra Hospital-Auditorium , 4320 Seminary Road, Alexandria, VA, 22304    Map It

 IAH-CCW:
  Inova Alexandria Hospital Cancer Center Waiting Room, 4320 Seminary Road, Alexandria, VA, 22304    Map It

 IAH-LWC:
  Inova Alexandria Hospital- Life with Cancer Office, 4320 Seminary Road, Ste 1.NE.5.4, Alexandria, VA, 22304    Map It

 ILH-PER :
  Inova Loudoun Hospital Patient Education Room, 44045 Riverside Parkway, Leesburg, VA    Map It

 ILH-RO:
  Inova Loudoun Hospital-Radiation Oncology Center, 44035 Riverside Parkway, Ste. 100, Leesburg, VA, 20176    Map It

 LCSC:
  Loudoun County Senior Center, 21060 Whitfield Place, Sterling, VA, 20165    Map It