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All classes below are free—Life with Cancer is community-funded. Anyone in treatment or remission, as well as family members and friends, may attend regardless where treatment is received. For further information call 703-698-2526 or Contact us. ONLINE REGISTRATION ... Easy as 1, 2, 3:
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Total Classes found: 234
    October 2018      

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10:00am

Functional Fitness (FO-LWC)

2018 Functional Fitness (FO-LWC)

Using resistance equipment, body weight and different movement patterns you'll build strength, cardio, flexibility and balance.
Important Movement Class Information
    • Registration is required
    • All Movement classes will skip the week of July 2
    • A signed Physical Activity Waiver is required for each previously unattended class in 2018 (go to lifewithcancer.org and hover over the "Register for a Class" Tab. Click on the third item down, "Class Forms", then physical-activity-waiver-fill-in)
    • Participants who are more than 2 years out of completing active treatment (chemotherapy, radiation, surgery, targeted therapies, and immunotherapies) are encouraged to consider making a donation of $5 per class
    • If you cannot attend a class/group for which you are registered, CANCEL your registration as soon as possible by calling 703.698.2526; this will allow another person to attend.

    CLASS Details...>>


10:00am

Total Body Conditi (44084 RP)

2018 Total Body Conditioning Monday (44084 RP)

An energizing  workout combining cardio, strengthening, balance and core in one workout.
Important Movement Class Information
    • Registration is required
    • All Movement classes will skip the week of July 2
    • A signed Physical Activity Waiver is required for each previously unattended class in 2018 (go to lifewithcancer.org and hover over the "Register for a Class" Tab. Click on the third item down, "Class Forms", then physical-activity-waiver-fill-in)
    • Participants who are more than 2 years out of completing active treatment (chemotherapy, radiation, surgery, targeted therapies, and immunotherapies) are encouraged to consider making a donation of $5 per class
    • If you cannot attend a class/group for which you are registered, CANCEL your registration as soon as possible by calling 703.698.2526; this will allow another person to attend.

    CLASS Details...>>


2:00pm

Chair-Based Exerci (FC)

2018 Chair-Based Exercise, Monday (FC)

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.
Important Movement Class Information
    • Registration is required
    • All Movement classes will skip the week of July 2
    • A signed Physical Activity Waiver is required for each previously unattended class in 2018 (go to lifewithcancer.org and hover over the "Register for a Class" Tab. Click on the third item down, "Class Forms", then physical-activity-waiver-fill-in)
    • Participants who are more than 2 years out of completing active treatment (chemotherapy, radiation, surgery, targeted therapies, and immunotherapies) are encouraged to consider making a donation of $5 per class
    • If you cannot attend a class/group for which you are registered, CANCEL your registration as soon as possible by calling 703.698.2526; this will allow another person to attend.

    CLASS Details...>>


3:00pm

Keeping Fit (FC)

Keeping Fit 2018 (FC)

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!
Important Movement Class Information
    • Registration is required
    • All Movement classes will skip the week of July 2
    • A signed Physical Activity Waiver is required for each previously unattended class in 2018 (go to lifewithcancer.org and hover over the "Register for a Class" Tab. Click on the third item down, "Class Forms", then physical-activity-waiver-fill-in)
    • Participants who are more than 2 years out of completing active treatment (chemotherapy, radiation, surgery, targeted therapies, and immunotherapies) are encouraged to consider making a donation of $5 per class
    • If you cannot attend a class/group for which you are registered, CANCEL your registration as soon as possible by calling 703.698.2526; this will allow another person to attend.

    CLASS Details...>>


4:00pm

Gentle Yoga (IAH-LWC)

Gentle Yoga, IAH, 2018 (IAH-LWC)

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.
Important Movement Class Information
    • Registration is required
    • All Movement classes will skip the week of July 2
    • A signed Physical Activity Waiver is required for each previously unattended class in 2018 (go to lifewithcancer.org and hover over the "Register for a Class" Tab. Click on the third item down, "Class Forms", then physical-activity-waiver-fill-in)
    • Participants who are more than 2 years out of completing active treatment (chemotherapy, radiation, surgery, targeted therapies, and immunotherapies) are encouraged to consider making a donation of $5 per class
    • If you cannot attend a class/group for which you are registered, CANCEL your registration as soon as possible by calling 703.698.2526; this will allow another person to attend.

    CLASS Details...>>


10:15am

Dance/Movement The (FC)

Dance/Movement Therapy: Moving, Releasing and Restoring the Body (FC)

This group will meet the individual where they are and allow time for gentle, affirming and expressive movement. Participants will engage in self-guided exercises using Dance/Movement Therapy techniques. Group members will leave feeling more aware of their bodies and more connected to self. 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. Registration is required.

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Part of a series--automatically signs you up for all dates in series.

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.
    • Registration is required
    • If you cannot attend a class/group for which you are registered, CANCEL your registration as soon as possible by calling 703.698.2526; this will allow another person to attend.

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7:00pm

Evening Gentle Yog (FC)

Evening Gentle Yoga, FC, 2018 (FC)

Blending gentle movement, breathing and relaxation you'll learn movements that stretch, strengthen, relax muscles and increase stamina and flexibility. Please bring a blanket and a small towel.
Important Movement Class Information
    • Registration is required
    • All Movement classes will skip the week of July 2
    • A signed Physical Activity Waiver is required for each previously unattended class in 2018 (go to lifewithcancer.org and hover over the "Register for a Class" Tab. Click on the third item down, "Class Forms", then physical-activity-waiver-fill-in)
    • Participants who are more than 2 years out of completing active treatment (chemotherapy, radiation, surgery, targeted therapies, and immunotherapies) are encouraged to consider making a donation of $5 per class
    • If you cannot attend a class/group for which you are registered, CANCEL your registration as soon as possible by calling 703.698.2526; this will allow another person to attend.

    CLASS Details...>>


7:00pm

Evening Gentle Yog (44084 RP)

Evening Gentle Yoga, 44084, 2018 (44084 RP)

It’s best for those in active treatment or recovering from surgery. Blending gentle movement, breathing and relaxation you'll learn movements that stretch, strengthen, relax muscles and increase stamina and flexibility. Please bring a blanket and a small towel.
Important Movement Class Information
    • Registration is required
    • All Movement classes will skip the week of July 2
    • A signed Physical Activity Waiver is required for each previously unattended class in 2018 (go to lifewithcancer.org and hover over the "Register for a Class" Tab. Click on the third item down, "Class Forms", then physical-activity-waiver-fill-in)
    • Participants who are more than 2 years out of completing active treatment (chemotherapy, radiation, surgery, targeted therapies, and immunotherapies) are encouraged to consider making a donation of $5 per class
    • If you cannot attend a class/group for which you are registered, CANCEL your registration as soon as possible by calling 703.698.2526; this will allow another person to attend.

    CLASS Details...>>


 
9:30am

Intro to Qigong (IAH-LWC)

Introduction to Qigong, Alex (IAH-LWC)

Learn to use the internal tools of your mind, body, and breath to promote wellness. This series will explore how breathing, guided meditation, and gentle movement may impact your emotional and physical well-being, as well as provide the theoretical background for Qigong. For greatest benefit attendance at each session and practice between classes is strongly encouraged. Facilitator, Michelle Ferretti, MSW, LCSW. Space is limited and registration is required.

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Part of a series--automatically signs you up for all dates in series.

1:00pm

Yoga Sculpt (FO-LWC)

2018 Yoga Sculpt (FO-LWC)

Yoga Sculpt combines yoga, light weight training, core work and cardio, for a full body workout. It is designed to help tone and strengthen muscles, and improve balance and overall fitness. Bring a small towel and water.
Important Movement Class Information
    • Registration is required
    • All Movement classes will skip the week of July 2
    • A signed Physical Activity Waiver is required for each previously unattended class in 2018 (go to lifewithcancer.org and hover over the "Register for a Class" Tab. Click on the third item down, "Class Forms", then physical-activity-waiver-fill-in)
    • Participants who are more than 2 years out of completing active treatment (chemotherapy, radiation, surgery, targeted therapies, and immunotherapies) are encouraged to consider making a donation of $5 per class
    • If you cannot attend a class/group for which you are registered, CANCEL your registration as soon as possible by calling 703.698.2526; this will allow another person to attend.

    CLASS Details...>>


7:15pm

Good Grief, FC (FC)

Good Grief, FC (FC)

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. Group facilitated by Sarah Brooks, LPC. Registration is required. For information contact Darah Curran, LCSW, 703.2065435, darah.curran@inova.org.

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Part of a series--automatically signs you up for all dates in series.

11:00am

Food and Fitness: (IAH-LWC)

Food and Fitness: How to Achieve Your Best Self (IAH-LWC)

This 3-week series will introduce you to healthy concepts of survivorship nutrition, how exercise is important for the body and brain, and will end with a trip to a local grocery store to learn how to fully understand food labels. Led by our Oncology Dietitian and Oncology Exercise Therapist.

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Part of a series--automatically signs you up for all dates in series.

12:00pm

EZ Tai Chi Series (FC)

EZ Tai Chi Series (FC)

Using the protocols developed 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. Registration is Required. No class October 16.

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Part of a series--automatically signs you up for all dates in series.

1:00pm

Art Therapy Series (FC)

Art Therapy Series: Going Deeper than Words, Family Center (FC)

Discover the power of your creativity, intuition, and resilience through this 6 week art therapy group for those currently in treatment or out of treatment within 2 years. This group provides opportunities for mindfulness, reflection and personal growth while creating with a variety of art media and approaches. Attendance at each session is recommended as each week will build on the week prior. No experience is necessary, just a willingness to explore and be a part of a supportive, creative community. Note: Registration closes on Tuesday, September 25. No class on October 16. Facilitator -Jean McCaw,MA, LCPAT, ATR-BC

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Part of a series--automatically signs you up for all dates in series.

3:30pm

Acupuncture (FC)

Acupuncture Appointments (FC)

Life with Cancer and the Inova Traditional Chinese Medicine Center (TCM) are partnering to provide acupuncture at our Family Center. A naturopathic physician and licensed acupuncturist provides this service which involves the insertion of ultra-fine, sterile needles into specific points in the body to achieve a certain therapeutic effect. Acupuncture has been shown to help with: chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting, pain, depression and anxiety, hot Flashes, fatigue, neuropathy, insomnia, radiation-induced xerostomia (dry mouth), and dyspnea (difficult or labored breathing). The fee for this service is $50. To schedule your appointment go to www.inova.org/TCM. Please click the green button - "Book Appointment", then choose LWC at location on the right side corner. Additionally, select Life with Cancer under the "Choose a Service" drop down. Please direct any questions regarding your appointment to TCM at 571.665.6700.

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6:00pm

Tai Chi Series (FC)

Tai Chi (FC)

Note: There will be no class on November 20. 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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7:00pm

Zumba (FC)

2018 Zumba, FC (FC)

Come party to a fusion of Latin and International music/dance themes that create a dynamic, exciting, easy to do and FUN workout. The routines feature aerobic/fitness interval training with a combination of fast and slow rhythms that tone and sculpt the body.
Important Movement Class Information
    • Registration is required
    • All Movement classes will skip the week of July 2
    • A signed Physical Activity Waiver is required for each previously unattended class in 2018 (go to lifewithcancer.org and hover over the "Register for a Class" Tab. Click on the third item down, "Class Forms", then physical-activity-waiver-fill-in)
    • Participants who are more than 2 years out of completing active treatment (chemotherapy, radiation, surgery, targeted therapies, and immunotherapies) are encouraged to consider making a donation of $5 per class
    • If you cannot attend a class/group for which you are registered, CANCEL your registration as soon as possible by calling 703.698.2526; this will allow another person to attend.

    CLASS Details...>>


 
10:30am

Move Your Body (FO-LWC)

Move Your Body, FO, 2018 (FO-LWC)

Note: No classes week of November 19. 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.
Important Movement Class Information
    • Registration is required
    • All Movement classes will skip the week of July 2
    • A signed Physical Activity Waiver is required for each previously unattended class in 2018 (go to lifewithcancer.org and hover over the "Register for a Class" Tab. Click on the third item down, "Class Forms", then physical-activity-waiver-fill-in)
    • Participants who are more than 2 years out of completing active treatment (chemotherapy, radiation, surgery, targeted therapies, and immunotherapies) are encouraged to consider making a donation of $5 per class
    • If you cannot attend a class/group for which you are registered, CANCEL your registration as soon as possible by calling 703.698.2526; this will allow another person to attend.

    CLASS Details...>>


11:00am

Joyful Belly Dance (FC)

2018 Joyful Belly Dance (FC)

No class 9/12. 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.
Important Movement Class Information
    • Registration is required
    • All Movement classes will skip the week of July 2
    • A signed Physical Activity Waiver is required for each previously unattended class in 2018 (go to lifewithcancer.org and hover over the "Register for a Class" Tab. Click on the third item down, "Class Forms", then physical-activity-waiver-fill-in)
    • Participants who are more than 2 years out of completing active treatment (chemotherapy, radiation, surgery, targeted therapies, and immunotherapies) are encouraged to consider making a donation of $5 per class
    • If you cannot attend a class/group for which you are registered, CANCEL your registration as soon as possible by calling 703.698.2526; this will allow another person to attend.

    CLASS Details...>>


2:00pm

Chair-Based Exerci (FC)

2018 Chair-Based Exercise, Wednesday (FC)

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.
Important Movement Class Information
    • Registration is required
    • All Movement classes will skip the week of July 2
    • A signed Physical Activity Waiver is required for each previously unattended class in 2018 (go to lifewithcancer.org and hover over the "Register for a Class" Tab. Click on the third item down, "Class Forms", then physical-activity-waiver-fill-in)
    • Participants who are more than 2 years out of completing active treatment (chemotherapy, radiation, surgery, targeted therapies, and immunotherapies) are encouraged to consider making a donation of $5 per class
    • If you cannot attend a class/group for which you are registered, CANCEL your registration as soon as possible by calling 703.698.2526; this will allow another person to attend.

    CLASS Details...>>


3:00pm

Cross-Train Challe (FC)

2018 Cross-Train Challenge (FC)

No class Nov.21. 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.
Important Movement Class Information
    • Registration is required
    • All Movement classes will skip the week of July 2
    • A signed Physical Activity Waiver is required for each previously unattended class in 2018 (go to lifewithcancer.org and hover over the "Register for a Class" Tab. Click on the third item down, "Class Forms", then physical-activity-waiver-fill-in)
    • Participants who are more than 2 years out of completing active treatment (chemotherapy, radiation, surgery, targeted therapies, and immunotherapies) are encouraged to consider making a donation of $5 per class
    • If you cannot attend a class/group for which you are registered, CANCEL your registration as soon as possible by calling 703.698.2526; this will allow another person to attend.

    CLASS Details...>>


6:00pm

Curious about Canc (FC)

Curious about Cancer, Sept-Oct 2018 (FC)

This 5 week group is for children 6-12 who have a sibling or adult family member with cancer. Through age appropriate discussion, art therapy and meaningful activities children will learn ways to manage the emotions, challenges and many changes that often occur when someone in the family has cancer. To register or for more information contact Jean McCaw MA, LCPAT, ATR-BC Child & Adolescent Program Coordinator at 703-698-2537 or jean.mccaw@inova.org. No online registration.

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Part of a series--automatically signs you up for all dates in series.

10:00am

Cardio-Core (44084 RP)

Cardio-Core (44084 RP)

Target your core muscles using variations of familiar moves, while increasing cardio endurance by adding interval training exercises.
Important Movement Class Information
    • Registration is required
    • All Movement classes will skip the week of July 2
    • A signed Physical Activity Waiver is required for each previously unattended class in 2018 (go to lifewithcancer.org and hover over the "Register for a Class" Tab. Click on the third item down, "Class Forms", then physical-activity-waiver-fill-in)
    • Participants who are more than 2 years out of completing active treatment (chemotherapy, radiation, surgery, targeted therapies, and immunotherapies) are encouraged to consider making a donation of $5 per class
    • If you cannot attend a class/group for which you are registered, CANCEL your registration as soon as possible by calling 703.698.2526; this will allow another person to attend.

    CLASS Details...>>


1:00pm

Mindfulness-Based (FC)

Mindfulness-Based Cancer Recovery, FC, Oct-Nov 2018 (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 orientation Oct 3. 1-2pm; purchase of the book Mindfulness-Based Cancer Recovery; regular attendance; assigned reading and commitment to home-based practice. For more information please contact Darah Curran, 703-206-5435.
    • Registration is required
    • If you cannot attend a class/group for which you are registered, CANCEL your registration as soon as possible by calling 703.698.2526; this will allow another person to attend.

    CLASS Details...>>


5:30pm

Meditation, Oct 20 (FC)

Meditation, Wed, 2018 (FC)

Join us for a powerful meditation/relaxation class. Participants rest comfortably while guided through breath work leading into guided meditation. Suitable for all, no experience necessary. Please bring a blanket. Registration required.

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6:00pm

Breast Cancer Grou (FC)

Breast Cancer Support Group, FC, 2018 (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. Facilitators: Lauren Kaminski, RN, BSN, OCN and Tyler Pudleiner, MSW. Registration required.

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7:00pm

Zumba (IAH-HEC 3-5)

2018 Zumba! IAH (IAH-HEC 3-5)

Come party to a fusion of Latin and International music/dance themes that create a dynamic, exciting, easy to do and FUN workout. The routines feature aerobic/fitness interval training with a combination of fast and slow rhythms that tone and sculpt the body.
Important Movement Class Information
    • Registration is required
    • All Movement classes will skip the week of July 2
    • A signed Physical Activity Waiver is required for each previously unattended class in 2018 (go to lifewithcancer.org and hover over the "Register for a Class" Tab. Click on the third item down, "Class Forms", then physical-activity-waiver-fill-in)
    • Participants who are more than 2 years out of completing active treatment (chemotherapy, radiation, surgery, targeted therapies, and immunotherapies) are encouraged to consider making a donation of $5 per class
    • If you cannot attend a class/group for which you are registered, CANCEL your registration as soon as possible by calling 703.698.2526; this will allow another person to attend.

    CLASS Details...>>


6:00pm

Young Women with (FO-LWC)

FO Young Women with Breast Cancer, Wed, 2018 (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. Facilitators: Maureen Broderick, LCSW and Shairna Bluesteen, RN, BSN, OCN. If attending for the first time call Maureen Broderick 703-391-4180. Registration required.

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6:30pm

Lung Cancer Group (FC)

2018 Lung Cancer Group -General (FC)

Join other patients, survivors, family members and friends to discuss the challenges of living with lung cancer and its treatments. Facilitator: CArrie Friedman, RN, BS, OCN and David McGinness, LCSW, OSW-C. Registration is required.

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10:00am

Total Body Conditi (44084 RP)

2018 Total Body Conditioning, Thursday (44084 RP)

An energizing  workout combining cardio, strengthening, balance and core in one workout.
Important Movement Class Information
    • Registration is required
    • All Movement classes will skip the week of July 2
    • A signed Physical Activity Waiver is required for each previously unattended class in 2018 (go to lifewithcancer.org and hover over the "Register for a Class" Tab. Click on the third item down, "Class Forms", then physical-activity-waiver-fill-in)
    • Participants who are more than 2 years out of completing active treatment (chemotherapy, radiation, surgery, targeted therapies, and immunotherapies) are encouraged to consider making a donation of $5 per class
    • If you cannot attend a class/group for which you are registered, CANCEL your registration as soon as possible by calling 703.698.2526; this will allow another person to attend.

    CLASS Details...>>


10:30am

Cardio Drumming (FC)

Cardio Drumming (FC)

An energetic, get lost in the music, full body workout! Combining drumming, cardio, strength training into a 45 minute toning class. Registration is required.

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1:00pm

Gentle Yoga (FC)

Gentle Yoga, FC, 2018 (FC)

This class is appropriate for all fitness levels. Blending gentle movement, breathing and relaxation you'll increase stamina and flexibility. You'll learn movements that stretch, strengthen and relax muscles. Bring a blanket.
Important Movement Class Information
    • Registration is required
    • All Movement classes will skip the week of July 2
    • A signed Physical Activity Waiver is required for each previously unattended class in 2018 (go to lifewithcancer.org and hover over the "Register for a Class" Tab. Click on the third item down, "Class Forms", then physical-activity-waiver-fill-in)
    • Participants who are more than 2 years out of completing active treatment (chemotherapy, radiation, surgery, targeted therapies, and immunotherapies) are encouraged to consider making a donation of $5 per class
    • If you cannot attend a class/group for which you are registered, CANCEL your registration as soon as possible by calling 703.698.2526; this will allow another person to attend.

    CLASS Details...>>


2:00pm

Meditation and Gui (FC)

Meditation and Guided Imagery, FC, 2018 (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.
    • Registration is required
    • If you cannot attend a class/group for which you are registered, CANCEL your registration as soon as possible by calling 703.698.2526; this will allow another person to attend.

    CLASS Details...>>


3:30pm

Acupuncture (FC)

Acupuncture Appointments (FC)

Life with Cancer and the Inova Traditional Chinese Medicine Center (TCM) are partnering to provide acupuncture at our Family Center. A naturopathic physician and licensed acupuncturist provides this service which involves the insertion of ultra-fine, sterile needles into specific points in the body to achieve a certain therapeutic effect. Acupuncture has been shown to help with: chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting, pain, depression and anxiety, hot Flashes, fatigue, neuropathy, insomnia, radiation-induced xerostomia (dry mouth), and dyspnea (difficult or labored breathing). The fee for this service is $50. To schedule your appointment go to www.inova.org/TCM. Please click the green button - "Book Appointment", then choose LWC at location on the right side corner. Additionally, select Life with Cancer under the "Choose a Service" drop down. Please direct any questions regarding your appointment to TCM at 571.665.6700.

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6:30pm

Writing Through Tr (FC)

Writing Through Transitions-5 week course (FC)

Change is a part of life and brings questions, challenges and the opportunity to create deeper meaning. This is particularly true when cancer is the change that demands our attention. Regardless of where you are in the process, whether you are patient, caregiver or both, there is a structured writing process that can safely serve as a beacon and guide as you navigate. Wisdom, meaning, strength and resilience are often positive outcomes and learning the process is a skill that can transfer to future changes and challenges. Facilitator is Deborah Ross, LPC and CJT. Published guided journal costs $15. For information contact Darah Curran: 703.206.5435; Darah.Curran@inova.org.

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Part of a series--automatically signs you up for all dates in series.

6:30pm

Barre Tone (FC)

Barre Tone, FC, 2018 (FC)

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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2:30pm

Mindfulness-Based (IAH-LWC)

Mindfulness-Based Cancer Recovery, Oct, IAH (IAH-LWC)

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 orientation 10/4/18 at 2:30 pm; 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 David McGinness, 703-504-3083.

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Part of a series--automatically signs you up for all dates in series.

5:30pm

Brain Fog (FC)

Brain Fog:Strategies to Manage Cancer-Related Cognitive Impairment (FC)

Understand the factors involved in the potential cognitive impacts of cancer and cancer treatments. Learn strategies that can help manage the impact on day to day functioning. Please register for all four sessions. Facilitated by Sam Lolak, MD, Drucilla Brethwaite, MSW, LCSW, and Michelle Ferretti, MSW, LCSW and Tyler Pudleiner, MSW. For more information contact Drucilla Brethwaite, MSW, LCSW, OSW-C drucilla.brethwaite@inova.org 703.698.2538.

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Part of a series--automatically signs you up for all dates in series.

 
10:15am

Restorative Yoga (FC)

2018 Restorative Yoga, FC (FC)

You’ll learn how to use yoga props such as bolsters, blocks and blankets to support your body while in restful yoga poses. Each pose is held 2-10 minutes allowing time to drop deeper into the relaxation experience. Gentle stretches, breath work and guided meditation deepen your practice. Please bring a blanket.
Important Movement Class Information
    • Registration is required
    • All Movement classes will skip the week of July 2
    • A signed Physical Activity Waiver is required for each previously unattended class in 2018 (go to lifewithcancer.org and hover over the "Register for a Class" Tab. Click on the third item down, "Class Forms", then physical-activity-waiver-fill-in)
    • Participants who are more than 2 years out of completing active treatment (chemotherapy, radiation, surgery, targeted therapies, and immunotherapies) are encouraged to consider making a donation of $5 per class
    • If you cannot attend a class/group for which you are registered, CANCEL your registration as soon as possible by calling 703.698.2526; this will allow another person to attend.

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1:00pm

Yin Yoga for Pa (FO-LWC)

Yin Yoga for Patients in Treatment, FO, Sept-Dec 2018 (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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12:00pm

Restorative Yoga, (44084 RP)

Restorative Yoga, ILH 2018 (44084 RP)

Learn how to use yoga props such as bolsters, blocks and blankets to support your body while in restful yoga poses. The practice is done on the floor and each pose is held between 2 to 10 minutes, allowing time to rest and drop deeper into the relaxation experience. The last pose includes a guided meditation and is a helpful way to use imagery and breath to guide and focus an active mind. Please bring a cozy blanket.
Important Movement Class Information
    • Registration is required
    • All Movement classes will skip the week of July 2
    • A signed Physical Activity Waiver is required for each previously unattended class in 2018 (go to lifewithcancer.org and hover over the "Register for a Class" Tab. Click on the third item down, "Class Forms", then physical-activity-waiver-fill-in)
    • Participants who are more than 2 years out of completing active treatment (chemotherapy, radiation, surgery, targeted therapies, and immunotherapies) are encouraged to consider making a donation of $5 per class
    • If you cannot attend a class/group for which you are registered, CANCEL your registration as soon as possible by calling 703.698.2526; this will allow another person to attend.

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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

Knitting/Crochetin (FC)

Knitting&Crocheting Circle, Fri, 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 is required
    • If you cannot attend a class/group for which you are registered, CANCEL your registration as soon as possible by calling 703.698.2526; this will allow another person to attend.

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9:00am

Breast Cancer Brun (IAH-E&T 1&2)

Breast Cancer Brunch (IAH-E&T 1&2)



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10:00am

Total Body Conditi (44084 RP)

2018 Total Body Conditioning Monday (44084 RP)

An energizing  workout combining cardio, strengthening, balance and core in one workout.
Important Movement Class Information
    • Registration is required
    • All Movement classes will skip the week of July 2
    • A signed Physical Activity Waiver is required for each previously unattended class in 2018 (go to lifewithcancer.org and hover over the "Register for a Class" Tab. Click on the third item down, "Class Forms", then physical-activity-waiver-fill-in)
    • Participants who are more than 2 years out of completing active treatment (chemotherapy, radiation, surgery, targeted therapies, and immunotherapies) are encouraged to consider making a donation of $5 per class
    • If you cannot attend a class/group for which you are registered, CANCEL your registration as soon as possible by calling 703.698.2526; this will allow another person to attend.

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10:15am

Dance/Movement The (FC)

Dance/Movement Therapy: Moving, Releasing and Restoring the Body (FC)

This group will meet the individual where they are and allow time for gentle, affirming and expressive movement. Participants will engage in self-guided exercises using Dance/Movement Therapy techniques. Group members will leave feeling more aware of their bodies and more connected to self. 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. Registration is required.

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Part of a series--automatically signs you up for all dates in series.

5:00pm

Ask a Dietitian (FC)

Ask a Dietitian (FC)

Nutrition can be a complicated science, and confusion surrounding what you choose to eat can become stressful! Come spend an evening with Registered Dietitian, Lauren Fay, to ask any nutrition related questions to receive evidence based answers and clarify any confusion you may have.
    • Registration is required
    • If you cannot attend a class/group for which you are registered, CANCEL your registration as soon as possible by calling 703.698.2526; this will allow another person to attend.

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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.
    • Registration is required
    • If you cannot attend a class/group for which you are registered, CANCEL your registration as soon as possible by calling 703.698.2526; this will allow another person to attend.

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6:00pm

Healing Touch 2018 (44084 RP)

Healing Touch 2018 (44084 RP)

Registration begins on the first business day of the month by 9:15. Returning clients, please sign up 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. Questions? Call 703.858.8867, M-Th.

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6:00pm

Reiki for Relaxat (FC)

2018 Reiki for Relaxation, FC, Mon, 6 PM (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.
    • Returning clients, please register for just one appointment monthly
    • Registration is required
    • If you cannot attend a class/group for which you are registered, CANCEL your registration as soon as possible by calling 703.698.2526; this will allow another person to 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

Evening Gentle Yog (44084 RP)

Evening Gentle Yoga, 44084, 2018 (44084 RP)

It’s best for those in active treatment or recovering from surgery. Blending gentle movement, breathing and relaxation you'll learn movements that stretch, strengthen, relax muscles and increase stamina and flexibility. Please bring a blanket and a small towel.
Important Movement Class Information
    • Registration is required
    • All Movement classes will skip the week of July 2
    • A signed Physical Activity Waiver is required for each previously unattended class in 2018 (go to lifewithcancer.org and hover over the "Register for a Class" Tab. Click on the third item down, "Class Forms", then physical-activity-waiver-fill-in)
    • Participants who are more than 2 years out of completing active treatment (chemotherapy, radiation, surgery, targeted therapies, and immunotherapies) are encouraged to consider making a donation of $5 per class
    • If you cannot attend a class/group for which you are registered, CANCEL your registration as soon as possible by calling 703.698.2526; this will allow another person to attend.

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7:00pm

Reiki for Relaxat (FC)

2018 Reiki for Relaxation, FC, Mon 7 PM (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.
    • Returning clients, please register for just one appointment monthly
    • Registration is required
    • If you cannot attend a class/group for which you are registered, CANCEL your registration as soon as possible by calling 703.698.2526; this will allow another person to 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

FC Caregiver (FC)

Caregiver Connection, FC, 2018 (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. Facilitators: Rebecca Babb, MSN, RN, CPNP-AC LSW and Tyler Pudleiner, MSW. Registration required 48 hours in advance.

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9:30am

Intro to Qigong (IAH-LWC)

Introduction to Qigong, Alex (IAH-LWC)

Learn to use the internal tools of your mind, body, and breath to promote wellness. This series will explore how breathing, guided meditation, and gentle movement may impact your emotional and physical well-being, as well as provide the theoretical background for Qigong. For greatest benefit attendance at each session and practice between classes is strongly encouraged. Facilitator, Michelle Ferretti, MSW, LCSW. Space is limited and registration is required.

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1:00pm

Yoga Sculpt (FO-LWC)

2018 Yoga Sculpt (FO-LWC)

Yoga Sculpt combines yoga, light weight training, core work and cardio, for a full body workout. It is designed to help tone and strengthen muscles, and improve balance and overall fitness. Bring a small towel and water.
Important Movement Class Information
    • Registration is required
    • All Movement classes will skip the week of July 2
    • A signed Physical Activity Waiver is required for each previously unattended class in 2018 (go to lifewithcancer.org and hover over the "Register for a Class" Tab. Click on the third item down, "Class Forms", then physical-activity-waiver-fill-in)
    • Participants who are more than 2 years out of completing active treatment (chemotherapy, radiation, surgery, targeted therapies, and immunotherapies) are encouraged to consider making a donation of $5 per class
    • If you cannot attend a class/group for which you are registered, CANCEL your registration as soon as possible by calling 703.698.2526; this will allow another person to attend.

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12:00pm

EZ Tai Chi Series (FC)

EZ Tai Chi Series (FC)

Using the protocols developed 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. Registration is Required. No class October 16.

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3:30pm

Acupuncture (FC)

Acupuncture Appointments (FC)

Life with Cancer and the Inova Traditional Chinese Medicine Center (TCM) are partnering to provide acupuncture at our Family Center. A naturopathic physician and licensed acupuncturist provides this service which involves the insertion of ultra-fine, sterile needles into specific points in the body to achieve a certain therapeutic effect. Acupuncture has been shown to help with: chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting, pain, depression and anxiety, hot Flashes, fatigue, neuropathy, insomnia, radiation-induced xerostomia (dry mouth), and dyspnea (difficult or labored breathing). The fee for this service is $50. To schedule your appointment go to www.inova.org/TCM. Please click the green button - "Book Appointment", then choose LWC at location on the right side corner. Additionally, select Life with Cancer under the "Choose a Service" drop down. Please direct any questions regarding your appointment to TCM at 571.665.6700.

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7:00pm

Zumba (FC)

2018 Zumba, FC (FC)

Come party to a fusion of Latin and International music/dance themes that create a dynamic, exciting, easy to do and FUN workout. The routines feature aerobic/fitness interval training with a combination of fast and slow rhythms that tone and sculpt the body.
Important Movement Class Information
    • Registration is required
    • All Movement classes will skip the week of July 2
    • A signed Physical Activity Waiver is required for each previously unattended class in 2018 (go to lifewithcancer.org and hover over the "Register for a Class" Tab. Click on the third item down, "Class Forms", then physical-activity-waiver-fill-in)
    • Participants who are more than 2 years out of completing active treatment (chemotherapy, radiation, surgery, targeted therapies, and immunotherapies) are encouraged to consider making a donation of $5 per class
    • If you cannot attend a class/group for which you are registered, CANCEL your registration as soon as possible by calling 703.698.2526; this will allow another person to attend.

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7:15pm

Good Grief, FC (FC)

Good Grief, FC (FC)

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. Group facilitated by Sarah Brooks, LPC. Registration is required. For information contact Darah Curran, LCSW, 703.2065435, darah.curran@inova.org.

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Part of a series--automatically signs you up for all dates in series.

10:30am

Labyrinth (FC)

Walking the Labyrinth 10/2018 (FC)

A labyrinth is an ancient symbol that relates to wholeness and represents a journey to our own center and back out again into the world. Walking the labyrinth has long been used as a tool for meditation and quiets the mind, opens the heart, grounds the body and can be helpful in creating balance. Experienced labyrinth facilitator, Judi Hangen Cooper will provide an over-view of the historical and spiritual significance of Labyrinths. All patients and caregivers are welcome to experience this ancient method of prayer, contemplation and stress reduction, and find an oasis of peace before you begin your busy day!

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11:00am

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

Look Good...Feel Better-Fair Oaks (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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11:00am

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

Look Good...Feel Better-Fair Oaks (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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11:00am

Food and Fitness: (IAH-LWC)

Food and Fitness: How to Achieve Your Best Self (IAH-LWC)

This 3-week series will introduce you to healthy concepts of survivorship nutrition, how exercise is important for the body and brain, and will end with a trip to a local grocery store to learn how to fully understand food labels. Led by our Oncology Dietitian and Oncology Exercise Therapist.

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1:00pm

Art Therapy Series (FC)

Art Therapy Series: Going Deeper than Words, Family Center (FC)

Discover the power of your creativity, intuition, and resilience through this 6 week art therapy group for those currently in treatment or out of treatment within 2 years. This group provides opportunities for mindfulness, reflection and personal growth while creating with a variety of art media and approaches. Attendance at each session is recommended as each week will build on the week prior. No experience is necessary, just a willingness to explore and be a part of a supportive, creative community. Note: Registration closes on Tuesday, September 25. No class on October 16. Facilitator -Jean McCaw,MA, LCPAT, ATR-BC

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1:30pm

Zentangle (44084 RP)

Zentangle, Oct 2018 (44084 RP)

Zentangle is an easy-to-learn, relaxing, and fun way to create beautiful images by drawing structured patterns, and can increase focus and creativity, and provide artistic satisfaction along with an increased sense of well-being. A new theme is explored in each monthly class.This month it's all about finding patterns. Supplies are provided, but if you have attended this class in the past please bring your kit. Registration is required.

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6:00pm

Woman's Surviv (FC)

Woman's Survivorship 3+ (FC)

This group is for women who completed treatment, for any type of cancer, 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

Tai Chi Series (FC)

Tai Chi (FC)

Note: There will be no class on November 20. 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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6:30pm

IAH Young Women (IAH-CCW)

Young Women with Breast Cancer, IAH, Tue, 2018 (IAH-CCW)

Women in their 20s, 30s and 40s with non-metastatic breast cancer and from diagnosis up to two years 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. Facilitators: Shara Sosa, LCSW, OSW-C, and Carrie Friedman, RN, BS, OCN. Registration required.

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7:30pm

Us Too Prostate Ca (FC)

Us Too Prostate Cancer Group, Fairfax/Falls Church, Erectile Dysfunction (FC)

Dr. Paulina Gorney Brown will speak on "Erectile Dysfunction."

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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.
    • Registration is required
    • If you cannot attend a class/group for which you are registered, CANCEL your registration as soon as possible by calling 703.698.2526; this will allow another person to attend.

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6:00pm

Prostate Group Lou (LCSC)

Us Too Prostate Cancer Support Group, ILH, 2018 (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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10:30am

Move Your Body (FO-LWC)

Move Your Body, FO, 2018 (FO-LWC)

Note: No classes week of November 19. 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.
Important Movement Class Information
    • Registration is required
    • All Movement classes will skip the week of July 2
    • A signed Physical Activity Waiver is required for each previously unattended class in 2018 (go to lifewithcancer.org and hover over the "Register for a Class" Tab. Click on the third item down, "Class Forms", then physical-activity-waiver-fill-in)
    • Participants who are more than 2 years out of completing active treatment (chemotherapy, radiation, surgery, targeted therapies, and immunotherapies) are encouraged to consider making a donation of $5 per class
    • If you cannot attend a class/group for which you are registered, CANCEL your registration as soon as possible by calling 703.698.2526; this will allow another person to attend.

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11:00am

Joyful Belly Dance (FC)

2018 Joyful Belly Dance (FC)

No class 9/12. 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.
Important Movement Class Information
    • Registration is required
    • All Movement classes will skip the week of July 2
    • A signed Physical Activity Waiver is required for each previously unattended class in 2018 (go to lifewithcancer.org and hover over the "Register for a Class" Tab. Click on the third item down, "Class Forms", then physical-activity-waiver-fill-in)
    • Participants who are more than 2 years out of completing active treatment (chemotherapy, radiation, surgery, targeted therapies, and immunotherapies) are encouraged to consider making a donation of $5 per class
    • If you cannot attend a class/group for which you are registered, CANCEL your registration as soon as possible by calling 703.698.2526; this will allow another person to attend.

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1:00pm

Mindfulness-Based (FC)

Mindfulness-Based Cancer Recovery, FC, Oct-Nov 2018 (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 orientation Oct 3. 1-2pm; purchase of the book Mindfulness-Based Cancer Recovery; regular attendance; assigned reading and commitment to home-based practice. For more information please contact Darah Curran, 703-206-5435.
    • Registration is required
    • If you cannot attend a class/group for which you are registered, CANCEL your registration as soon as possible by calling 703.698.2526; this will allow another person to attend.

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5:30pm

Meditation, Oct 20 (FC)

Meditation, Wed, 2018 (FC)

Join us for a powerful meditation/relaxation class. Participants rest comfortably while guided through breath work leading into guided meditation. Suitable for all, no experience necessary. Please bring a blanket. Registration required.

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6:00pm

Curious about Canc (FC)

Curious about Cancer, Sept-Oct 2018 (FC)

This 5 week group is for children 6-12 who have a sibling or adult family member with cancer. Through age appropriate discussion, art therapy and meaningful activities children will learn ways to manage the emotions, challenges and many changes that often occur when someone in the family has cancer. To register or for more information contact Jean McCaw MA, LCPAT, ATR-BC Child & Adolescent Program Coordinator at 703-698-2537 or jean.mccaw@inova.org. No online registration.

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10:00am

Cardio-Core (44084 RP)

Cardio-Core (44084 RP)

Target your core muscles using variations of familiar moves, while increasing cardio endurance by adding interval training exercises.
Important Movement Class Information
    • Registration is required
    • All Movement classes will skip the week of July 2
    • A signed Physical Activity Waiver is required for each previously unattended class in 2018 (go to lifewithcancer.org and hover over the "Register for a Class" Tab. Click on the third item down, "Class Forms", then physical-activity-waiver-fill-in)
    • Participants who are more than 2 years out of completing active treatment (chemotherapy, radiation, surgery, targeted therapies, and immunotherapies) are encouraged to consider making a donation of $5 per class
    • If you cannot attend a class/group for which you are registered, CANCEL your registration as soon as possible by calling 703.698.2526; this will allow another person to attend.

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12:30pm

Breast Surgery Pre (FO-LWC)

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

Learn what you need to know before, during and after breast cancer surgery: node biopsy, managing drains and discomfort, bathing, moving comfortably, prostheses, and more. Family/friends welcome.
    • Registration is required
    • If you cannot attend a class/group for which you are registered, CANCEL your registration as soon as possible by calling 703.698.2526; this will allow another person to attend.

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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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7:00pm

Zumba (IAH-E&T 1&2)

2018 Zumba! IAH (IAH-E&T 1&2)

Come party to a fusion of Latin and International music/dance themes that create a dynamic, exciting, easy to do and FUN workout. The routines feature aerobic/fitness interval training with a combination of fast and slow rhythms that tone and sculpt the body.
Important Movement Class Information
    • Registration is required
    • All Movement classes will skip the week of July 2
    • A signed Physical Activity Waiver is required for each previously unattended class in 2018 (go to lifewithcancer.org and hover over the "Register for a Class" Tab. Click on the third item down, "Class Forms", then physical-activity-waiver-fill-in)
    • Participants who are more than 2 years out of completing active treatment (chemotherapy, radiation, surgery, targeted therapies, and immunotherapies) are encouraged to consider making a donation of $5 per class
    • If you cannot attend a class/group for which you are registered, CANCEL your registration as soon as possible by calling 703.698.2526; this will allow another person to attend.

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5:30pm

Caregiver Connecti (FO-B)

Caregiver Connection, FO, 2018 (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. Facilitator: Karen Archer, MSW, LCSW and Shairna Bluesteen, RN.OCN. Registration required.

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5:30pm

Breast Cancer Grou (FO-LWC)

Breast Cancer Support Group, FO, 2018 (FO-LWC)

This group is for women diagnosed with stage 0-3 breast cancer, up to 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. Facilitators: Karen Archer, MSW 703.391.3691 and Gale Towery, 703.391.4673. Registration Required.

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10:00am

Total Body Conditi (44084 RP)

2018 Total Body Conditioning, Thursday (44084 RP)

An energizing  workout combining cardio, strengthening, balance and core in one workout.
Important Movement Class Information
    • Registration is required
    • All Movement classes will skip the week of July 2
    • A signed Physical Activity Waiver is required for each previously unattended class in 2018 (go to lifewithcancer.org and hover over the "Register for a Class" Tab. Click on the third item down, "Class Forms", then physical-activity-waiver-fill-in)
    • Participants who are more than 2 years out of completing active treatment (chemotherapy, radiation, surgery, targeted therapies, and immunotherapies) are encouraged to consider making a donation of $5 per class
    • If you cannot attend a class/group for which you are registered, CANCEL your registration as soon as possible by calling 703.698.2526; this will allow another person to attend.

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1:00pm

Gentle Yoga (FC)

Gentle Yoga, FC, 2018 (FC)

This class is appropriate for all fitness levels. Blending gentle movement, breathing and relaxation you'll increase stamina and flexibility. You'll learn movements that stretch, strengthen and relax muscles. Bring a blanket.
Important Movement Class Information
    • Registration is required
    • All Movement classes will skip the week of July 2
    • A signed Physical Activity Waiver is required for each previously unattended class in 2018 (go to lifewithcancer.org and hover over the "Register for a Class" Tab. Click on the third item down, "Class Forms", then physical-activity-waiver-fill-in)
    • Participants who are more than 2 years out of completing active treatment (chemotherapy, radiation, surgery, targeted therapies, and immunotherapies) are encouraged to consider making a donation of $5 per class
    • If you cannot attend a class/group for which you are registered, CANCEL your registration as soon as possible by calling 703.698.2526; this will allow another person to attend.

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2:00pm

Meditation and Gui (FC)

Meditation and Guided Imagery, FC, 2018 (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.
    • Registration is required
    • If you cannot attend a class/group for which you are registered, CANCEL your registration as soon as possible by calling 703.698.2526; this will allow another person to attend.

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2:30pm

Mindfulness-Based (IAH-LWC)

Mindfulness-Based Cancer Recovery, Oct, IAH (IAH-LWC)

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 orientation 10/4/18 at 2:30 pm; 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 David McGinness, 703-504-3083.

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3:30pm

Acupuncture (FC)

Acupuncture Appointments (FC)

Life with Cancer and the Inova Traditional Chinese Medicine Center (TCM) are partnering to provide acupuncture at our Family Center. A naturopathic physician and licensed acupuncturist provides this service which involves the insertion of ultra-fine, sterile needles into specific points in the body to achieve a certain therapeutic effect. Acupuncture has been shown to help with: chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting, pain, depression and anxiety, hot Flashes, fatigue, neuropathy, insomnia, radiation-induced xerostomia (dry mouth), and dyspnea (difficult or labored breathing). The fee for this service is $50. To schedule your appointment go to www.inova.org/TCM. Please click the green button - "Book Appointment", then choose LWC at location on the right side corner. Additionally, select Life with Cancer under the "Choose a Service" drop down. Please direct any questions regarding your appointment to TCM at 571.665.6700.

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5:30pm

Brain Fog (FC)

Brain Fog:Strategies to Manage Cancer-Related Cognitive Impairment (FC)

Understand the factors involved in the potential cognitive impacts of cancer and cancer treatments. Learn strategies that can help manage the impact on day to day functioning. Please register for all four sessions. Facilitated by Sam Lolak, MD, Drucilla Brethwaite, MSW, LCSW, and Michelle Ferretti, MSW, LCSW and Tyler Pudleiner, MSW. For more information contact Drucilla Brethwaite, MSW, LCSW, OSW-C drucilla.brethwaite@inova.org 703.698.2538.

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6:30pm

Writing Through Tr (FC)

Writing Through Transitions-5 week course (FC)

Change is a part of life and brings questions, challenges and the opportunity to create deeper meaning. This is particularly true when cancer is the change that demands our attention. Regardless of where you are in the process, whether you are patient, caregiver or both, there is a structured writing process that can safely serve as a beacon and guide as you navigate. Wisdom, meaning, strength and resilience are often positive outcomes and learning the process is a skill that can transfer to future changes and challenges. Facilitator is Deborah Ross, LPC and CJT. Published guided journal costs $15. For information contact Darah Curran: 703.206.5435; Darah.Curran@inova.org.

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6:30pm

Barre Tone (FC)

Barre Tone, FC, 2018 (FC)

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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11:00am

Orientation, Thurs (FC)

Orientation, Thurs AM, 2018 (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 703.698.2534 to arrange a personal session.

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6:00pm

IAH Us Too (IAH-LWC)

Us Too, Prostate Cancer Group, IAH, Thu, 2018 (IAH-LWC)

This monthly group includes a presentation by a physician or other health professional followed by an opportunity to share with and learn from other survivors both in and out of treatment. Spouses/Partners/Loved ones welcome! Facilitator: David McGinness, 703.698.2526 or david.mcginness@inova.org. Registration is required.

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6:00pm

Good Grief, FO (FO-LWC)

Good Grief, FO (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. We will 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. Note: This class will not meet on Nov. 22. Registration is required: no new enrollment after Oct 11.

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1:00pm

Advanced Disease (FO-LWC)

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

Note: Only 1 meeting June-August. Men and women are invited to explore and learn ways 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. Note: only one group in November.

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6:00pm

Women's Survivorsh (ILH-RO)

2018 Women's Survivorship Group, Loudoun (ILH-RO)

For women who are in maintenance therapy or have completed treatment for any type of cancer. Many women who have completed treatment find it difficult to resume life as they knew it prior to cancer. This group can help you gain insight and balance in your life through discussion, problem-solving and other modalities. Registration is required.

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10:15am

Restorative Yoga (FC)

2018 Restorative Yoga, FC (FC)

You’ll learn how to use yoga props such as bolsters, blocks and blankets to support your body while in restful yoga poses. Each pose is held 2-10 minutes allowing time to drop deeper into the relaxation experience. Gentle stretches, breath work and guided meditation deepen your practice. Please bring a blanket.
Important Movement Class Information
    • Registration is required
    • All Movement classes will skip the week of July 2
    • A signed Physical Activity Waiver is required for each previously unattended class in 2018 (go to lifewithcancer.org and hover over the "Register for a Class" Tab. Click on the third item down, "Class Forms", then physical-activity-waiver-fill-in)
    • Participants who are more than 2 years out of completing active treatment (chemotherapy, radiation, surgery, targeted therapies, and immunotherapies) are encouraged to consider making a donation of $5 per class
    • If you cannot attend a class/group for which you are registered, CANCEL your registration as soon as possible by calling 703.698.2526; this will allow another person to attend.

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10:30am

Zumba Gold, ILH, J (44084 RP)

2018 Zumba Gold, ILH (44084 RP)

Come party to a fusion of Latin and International music/dance themes that create a dynamic, exciting, easy to do and FUN workout. The routines feature aerobic/fitness interval training with a combination of fast and slow rhythms that tone and sculpt the body.
Important Movement Class Information
    • Registration is required
    • All Movement classes will skip the week of July 2
    • A signed Physical Activity Waiver is required for each previously unattended class in 2018 (go to lifewithcancer.org and hover over the "Register for a Class" Tab. Click on the third item down, "Class Forms", then physical-activity-waiver-fill-in)
    • Participants who are more than 2 years out of completing active treatment (chemotherapy, radiation, surgery, targeted therapies, and immunotherapies) are encouraged to consider making a donation of $5 per class
    • If you cannot attend a class/group for which you are registered, CANCEL your registration as soon as possible by calling 703.698.2526; this will allow another person to attend.

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1:00pm

Yin Yoga for Pa (FO-LWC)

Yin Yoga for Patients in Treatment, FO, Sept-Dec 2018 (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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12:00pm

Restorative Yoga, (44084 RP)

Restorative Yoga, ILH 2018 (44084 RP)

Learn how to use yoga props such as bolsters, blocks and blankets to support your body while in restful yoga poses. The practice is done on the floor and each pose is held between 2 to 10 minutes, allowing time to rest and drop deeper into the relaxation experience. The last pose includes a guided meditation and is a helpful way to use imagery and breath to guide and focus an active mind. Please bring a cozy blanket.
Important Movement Class Information
    • Registration is required
    • All Movement classes will skip the week of July 2
    • A signed Physical Activity Waiver is required for each previously unattended class in 2018 (go to lifewithcancer.org and hover over the "Register for a Class" Tab. Click on the third item down, "Class Forms", then physical-activity-waiver-fill-in)
    • Participants who are more than 2 years out of completing active treatment (chemotherapy, radiation, surgery, targeted therapies, and immunotherapies) are encouraged to consider making a donation of $5 per class
    • If you cannot attend a class/group for which you are registered, CANCEL your registration as soon as possible by calling 703.698.2526; this will allow another person to attend.

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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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10:00am

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.
    • Registration is required
    • If you cannot attend a class/group for which you are registered, CANCEL your registration as soon as possible by calling 703.698.2526; this will allow another person to attend.

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7:00pm

Myelodysplastic (FC)

Myelodysplastic Syndromes (MDS) Support Group (FC)

A patient-led support group open to all individuals affected by Myelodysplastic Syndromes (MDS). The objective for this group is to provide patients, caregivers and families a safe place to cope with the emotional aspects of MDS, to share with others their feelings and challenges and to hear from local MDS other related healthcare professionals. Light refreshments. Please register with Brian Anderson at brian.s.anderson65@gmail.com / 703.984.9379.

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10:00am

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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10:00am

Carcinoid (FC)

Carcinoid Cancer Group 2018 (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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9:00am

Walk-n-Talk (BLP)

2Unstoppable/LWC Monthly Walk-n-Talk, October (BLP)

Join us & meet other women for some gentle exercise whether in treatment or well beyond. This month, personal trainer to Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Bryant Johnson, will be joining us at Burke Lake Park. No need to join 2 unstoppable to signup for this walk and there is never a charge. RSVP to info@2unstoppable.org. No LWC online registration.

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9:00pm

Photography (HMP)

Mindfulness & Photography: A Nature Walk at Huntley Meadows Park (HMP)

Join us for this special event at Huntley Meadows Park. We will utilize photography and mindfulness practices to help calm the central nervous system and cultivate appreciation for the natural beauty all around us. No photography experience needed; please bring a camera or phone with photo capabilities. Prior attendance of a mindfulness-based class strongly recommended. Registration is required for information on meeting place. **Rain date: Sunday, October 21st from 9:00–11:30am.

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10:00am

Functional Fitness (FO-LWC)

2018 Functional Fitness (FO-LWC)

Using resistance equipment, body weight and different movement patterns you'll build strength, cardio, flexibility and balance.
Important Movement Class Information
    • Registration is required
    • All Movement classes will skip the week of July 2
    • A signed Physical Activity Waiver is required for each previously unattended class in 2018 (go to lifewithcancer.org and hover over the "Register for a Class" Tab. Click on the third item down, "Class Forms", then physical-activity-waiver-fill-in)
    • Participants who are more than 2 years out of completing active treatment (chemotherapy, radiation, surgery, targeted therapies, and immunotherapies) are encouraged to consider making a donation of $5 per class
    • If you cannot attend a class/group for which you are registered, CANCEL your registration as soon as possible by calling 703.698.2526; this will allow another person to attend.

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10:00am

Total Body Conditi (44084 RP)

2018 Total Body Conditioning Monday (44084 RP)

An energizing  workout combining cardio, strengthening, balance and core in one workout.
Important Movement Class Information
    • Registration is required
    • All Movement classes will skip the week of July 2
    • A signed Physical Activity Waiver is required for each previously unattended class in 2018 (go to lifewithcancer.org and hover over the "Register for a Class" Tab. Click on the third item down, "Class Forms", then physical-activity-waiver-fill-in)
    • Participants who are more than 2 years out of completing active treatment (chemotherapy, radiation, surgery, targeted therapies, and immunotherapies) are encouraged to consider making a donation of $5 per class
    • If you cannot attend a class/group for which you are registered, CANCEL your registration as soon as possible by calling 703.698.2526; this will allow another person to attend.

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4:00pm

Gentle Yoga (IAH-LWC)

Gentle Yoga, IAH, 2018 (IAH-LWC)

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.
Important Movement Class Information
    • Registration is required
    • All Movement classes will skip the week of July 2
    • A signed Physical Activity Waiver is required for each previously unattended class in 2018 (go to lifewithcancer.org and hover over the "Register for a Class" Tab. Click on the third item down, "Class Forms", then physical-activity-waiver-fill-in)
    • Participants who are more than 2 years out of completing active treatment (chemotherapy, radiation, surgery, targeted therapies, and immunotherapies) are encouraged to consider making a donation of $5 per class
    • If you cannot attend a class/group for which you are registered, CANCEL your registration as soon as possible by calling 703.698.2526; this will allow another person to attend.

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7:00pm

Evening Gentle Yog (FC)

Evening Gentle Yoga, FC, 2018 (FC)

Blending gentle movement, breathing and relaxation you'll learn movements that stretch, strengthen, relax muscles and increase stamina and flexibility. Please bring a blanket and a small towel.
Important Movement Class Information
    • Registration is required
    • All Movement classes will skip the week of July 2
    • A signed Physical Activity Waiver is required for each previously unattended class in 2018 (go to lifewithcancer.org and hover over the "Register for a Class" Tab. Click on the third item down, "Class Forms", then physical-activity-waiver-fill-in)
    • Participants who are more than 2 years out of completing active treatment (chemotherapy, radiation, surgery, targeted therapies, and immunotherapies) are encouraged to consider making a donation of $5 per class
    • If you cannot attend a class/group for which you are registered, CANCEL your registration as soon as possible by calling 703.698.2526; this will allow another person to attend.

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7:00pm

Evening Gentle Yog (44084 RP)

Evening Gentle Yoga, 44084, 2018 (44084 RP)

It’s best for those in active treatment or recovering from surgery. Blending gentle movement, breathing and relaxation you'll learn movements that stretch, strengthen, relax muscles and increase stamina and flexibility. Please bring a blanket and a small towel.
Important Movement Class Information
    • Registration is required
    • All Movement classes will skip the week of July 2
    • A signed Physical Activity Waiver is required for each previously unattended class in 2018 (go to lifewithcancer.org and hover over the "Register for a Class" Tab. Click on the third item down, "Class Forms", then physical-activity-waiver-fill-in)
    • Participants who are more than 2 years out of completing active treatment (chemotherapy, radiation, surgery, targeted therapies, and immunotherapies) are encouraged to consider making a donation of $5 per class
    • If you cannot attend a class/group for which you are registered, CANCEL your registration as soon as possible by calling 703.698.2526; this will allow another person to attend.

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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, LCSW and Oncology Nurse Navigator, Lynn Magrum, MSN, CANP. Registration is required by previous Friday.

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10:15am

Dance/Movement The (FC)

Dance/Movement Therapy: Moving, Releasing and Restoring the Body (FC)

This group will meet the individual where they are and allow time for gentle, affirming and expressive movement. Participants will engage in self-guided exercises using Dance/Movement Therapy techniques. Group members will leave feeling more aware of their bodies and more connected to self. 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. Registration is required.

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6:00pm

Survivorship Nutri (ILH-PEC)

Survivorship Nutrition Update (ILH-PEC)

Did you know the American Institue for Cancer Research Released their latest recommendations for survivorship nutrition this May? This class, taught by Registered Dietitian Lauren Fay, will review the latest evidence, and provide ideas and resources on how to adjust your own diet to help decreased risk of cancer recurrance. Includes cooking demonstration!
    • Registration is required
    • If you cannot attend a class/group for which you are registered, CANCEL your registration as soon as possible by calling 703.698.2526; this will allow another person to attend.

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7:00pm

Evening Gentle Yog (FO-LWC)

Evening Gentle Yoga, FO 2018 (FO-LWC)

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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5:00pm

Look Good...Feel B (FC)

2018 Look Good...Feel Better, Fairfax (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 required. To register call 1-800-227-2345 or go to lookgoodfeelbetter.org.

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5:30pm

IAH Breast Ca Grou (IAH-LWC)

Breast Cancer Support Group, IAH, Mon, 2018 (IAH-LWC)

This group is for women diagnosed with stage 0-3 breast cancer, up to 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. Facilitators: Michelle Ferretti, MSW, LCSW and Gerry Higgins, MSN, RN-BC, CPON.

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6:00pm

Grupo de Apoyo (FC)

Grupo de Apoyo Para Pacientes, Sobrevivientes y Familias Hispanohablantes (FC)

Conéctese con pacientes, sobrevivientes y seres queridos afectados por los diferentes diagnósticos de cáncer para enfrentar los desafíos del tratamiento y la supervivencia. Regístrese en www.lifewithcancer.org.

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1:00pm

Yoga Sculpt (FO-LWC)

2018 Yoga Sculpt (FO-LWC)

Yoga Sculpt combines yoga, light weight training, core work and cardio, for a full body workout. It is designed to help tone and strengthen muscles, and improve balance and overall fitness. Bring a small towel and water.
Important Movement Class Information
    • Registration is required
    • All Movement classes will skip the week of July 2
    • A signed Physical Activity Waiver is required for each previously unattended class in 2018 (go to lifewithcancer.org and hover over the "Register for a Class" Tab. Click on the third item down, "Class Forms", then physical-activity-waiver-fill-in)
    • Participants who are more than 2 years out of completing active treatment (chemotherapy, radiation, surgery, targeted therapies, and immunotherapies) are encouraged to consider making a donation of $5 per class
    • If you cannot attend a class/group for which you are registered, CANCEL your registration as soon as possible by calling 703.698.2526; this will allow another person to attend.

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3:30pm

Acupuncture (FC)

Acupuncture Appointments (FC)

Life with Cancer and the Inova Traditional Chinese Medicine Center (TCM) are partnering to provide acupuncture at our Family Center. A naturopathic physician and licensed acupuncturist provides this service which involves the insertion of ultra-fine, sterile needles into specific points in the body to achieve a certain therapeutic effect. Acupuncture has been shown to help with: chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting, pain, depression and anxiety, hot Flashes, fatigue, neuropathy, insomnia, radiation-induced xerostomia (dry mouth), and dyspnea (difficult or labored breathing). The fee for this service is $50. To schedule your appointment go to www.inova.org/TCM. Please click the green button - "Book Appointment", then choose LWC at location on the right side corner. Additionally, select Life with Cancer under the "Choose a Service" drop down. Please direct any questions regarding your appointment to TCM at 571.665.6700.

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7:00pm

Zumba (FC)

2018 Zumba, FC (FC)

Come party to a fusion of Latin and International music/dance themes that create a dynamic, exciting, easy to do and FUN workout. The routines feature aerobic/fitness interval training with a combination of fast and slow rhythms that tone and sculpt the body.
Important Movement Class Information
    • Registration is required
    • All Movement classes will skip the week of July 2
    • A signed Physical Activity Waiver is required for each previously unattended class in 2018 (go to lifewithcancer.org and hover over the "Register for a Class" Tab. Click on the third item down, "Class Forms", then physical-activity-waiver-fill-in)
    • Participants who are more than 2 years out of completing active treatment (chemotherapy, radiation, surgery, targeted therapies, and immunotherapies) are encouraged to consider making a donation of $5 per class
    • If you cannot attend a class/group for which you are registered, CANCEL your registration as soon as possible by calling 703.698.2526; this will allow another person to attend.

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7:15pm

Good Grief, FC (FC)

Good Grief, FC (FC)

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. Group facilitated by Sarah Brooks, LPC. Registration is required. For information contact Darah Curran, LCSW, 703.2065435, darah.curran@inova.org.

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11:00am

Food and Fitness: (IAH-LWC)

Food and Fitness: How to Achieve Your Best Self (IAH-LWC)

This 3-week series will introduce you to healthy concepts of survivorship nutrition, how exercise is important for the body and brain, and will end with a trip to a local grocery store to learn how to fully understand food labels. Led by our Oncology Dietitian and Oncology Exercise Therapist.

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11:45am

Multiple Myeloma, (FC)

Multiple Myeloma, Oct 2018 (FC)

This monthly meeting is designed for patients and families to get together to discuss, learn and share ways of managing the challenges of living with multiple myeloma. October's meeting will be an open discussion month.

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6:00pm

Breast Surgery Pre (FO-LWC)

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

Learn what you need to know before, during and after breast cancer surgery: node biopsy, managing drains and discomfort, bathing, moving comfortably, prostheses, and more. Family/friends welcome.
    • Registration is required
    • If you cannot attend a class/group for which you are registered, CANCEL your registration as soon as possible by calling 703.698.2526; this will allow another person to attend.

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6:00pm

Colorectal Cancer (FC)

Colorectal Cancer Support Group, Advanced Stage (FC)

This group is for any patient living with metastatic colorectal cancer and/or their family caregivers. Join us as we explore how to live well with an advanced cancer diagnosis and cope with associated challenges. Facilitators: Michelle Bronzo, MA, LPC, CT, and Amy Siegel, RN, BSN. Registration is required.

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6:00pm

Tai Chi Series (FC)

Tai Chi (FC)

Note: There will be no class on November 20. 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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12:00pm

Fighting Cancer wi (FO-RO)

Fighting Cancer with a Fork- Fair Oaks (FO-RO)

Registered Dietitian, Sara Negron will provide an overview of nutritional recommendations for cancer patients and survivors.
    • Registration is required
    • If you cannot attend a class/group for which you are registered, CANCEL your registration as soon as possible by calling 703.698.2526; this will allow another person to attend.

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6:30pm

FC Young Women (FC)

Young Women with Breast Cancer, FC, Tues, 2018 (FC)

Women in their 20s, 30s and 40s with non-metastatic breast cancer from diagnosis up to one year after completing active treatment are invited to meet with others in a supportive environment to gather information and learn how to best navigate survivorship.Registration is required. If attending for the first time, please call 703.698.2522. Facilitators: Shara Sosa, LCSW and Miranda Gingerich, RN, BSN, OCN. Registration required.

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10:30am

Move Your Body (FO-LWC)

Move Your Body, FO, 2018 (FO-LWC)

Note: No classes week of November 19. 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.
Important Movement Class Information
    • Registration is required
    • All Movement classes will skip the week of July 2
    • A signed Physical Activity Waiver is required for each previously unattended class in 2018 (go to lifewithcancer.org and hover over the "Register for a Class" Tab. Click on the third item down, "Class Forms", then physical-activity-waiver-fill-in)
    • Participants who are more than 2 years out of completing active treatment (chemotherapy, radiation, surgery, targeted therapies, and immunotherapies) are encouraged to consider making a donation of $5 per class
    • If you cannot attend a class/group for which you are registered, CANCEL your registration as soon as possible by calling 703.698.2526; this will allow another person to attend.

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11:00am

Joyful Belly Dance (FC)

2018 Joyful Belly Dance (FC)

No class 9/12. 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.
Important Movement Class Information
    • Registration is required
    • All Movement classes will skip the week of July 2
    • A signed Physical Activity Waiver is required for each previously unattended class in 2018 (go to lifewithcancer.org and hover over the "Register for a Class" Tab. Click on the third item down, "Class Forms", then physical-activity-waiver-fill-in)
    • Participants who are more than 2 years out of completing active treatment (chemotherapy, radiation, surgery, targeted therapies, and immunotherapies) are encouraged to consider making a donation of $5 per class
    • If you cannot attend a class/group for which you are registered, CANCEL your registration as soon as possible by calling 703.698.2526; this will allow another person to attend.

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1:00pm

Mindfulness-Based (FC)

Mindfulness-Based Cancer Recovery, FC, Oct-Nov 2018 (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 orientation Oct 3. 1-2pm; purchase of the book Mindfulness-Based Cancer Recovery; regular attendance; assigned reading and commitment to home-based practice. For more information please contact Darah Curran, 703-206-5435.
    • Registration is required
    • If you cannot attend a class/group for which you are registered, CANCEL your registration as soon as possible by calling 703.698.2526; this will allow another person to attend.

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5:30pm

Meditation, Oct 20 (FC)

Meditation, Wed, 2018 (FC)

Join us for a powerful meditation/relaxation class. Participants rest comfortably while guided through breath work leading into guided meditation. Suitable for all, no experience necessary. Please bring a blanket. Registration required.

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6:00pm

Curious about Canc (FC)

Curious about Cancer, Sept-Oct 2018 (FC)

This 5 week group is for children 6-12 who have a sibling or adult family member with cancer. Through age appropriate discussion, art therapy and meaningful activities children will learn ways to manage the emotions, challenges and many changes that often occur when someone in the family has cancer. To register or for more information contact Jean McCaw MA, LCPAT, ATR-BC Child & Adolescent Program Coordinator at 703-698-2537 or jean.mccaw@inova.org. No online registration.

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10:00am

Cardio-Core (44084 RP)

Cardio-Core (44084 RP)

Target your core muscles using variations of familiar moves, while increasing cardio endurance by adding interval training exercises.
Important Movement Class Information
    • Registration is required
    • All Movement classes will skip the week of July 2
    • A signed Physical Activity Waiver is required for each previously unattended class in 2018 (go to lifewithcancer.org and hover over the "Register for a Class" Tab. Click on the third item down, "Class Forms", then physical-activity-waiver-fill-in)
    • Participants who are more than 2 years out of completing active treatment (chemotherapy, radiation, surgery, targeted therapies, and immunotherapies) are encouraged to consider making a donation of $5 per class
    • If you cannot attend a class/group for which you are registered, CANCEL your registration as soon as possible by calling 703.698.2526; this will allow another person to attend.

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1:00pm

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.
    • Registration is required
    • If you cannot attend a class/group for which you are registered, CANCEL your registration as soon as possible by calling 703.698.2526; this will allow another person to attend.

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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. This group is designed to help you gain insight and balance in your life through discussion, problem-solving and other modalities. Facilitators: Oncology Therapist, Alexandra Russo, LCSW and Oncology Nurse Navigator, Becca Dipatri, RN, BSN, OCN. Registration is required.

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7:00pm

Zumba (IAH-HEC 3-5)

2018 Zumba! IAH (IAH-HEC 3-5)

Come party to a fusion of Latin and International music/dance themes that create a dynamic, exciting, easy to do and FUN workout. The routines feature aerobic/fitness interval training with a combination of fast and slow rhythms that tone and sculpt the body.
Important Movement Class Information
    • Registration is required
    • All Movement classes will skip the week of July 2
    • A signed Physical Activity Waiver is required for each previously unattended class in 2018 (go to lifewithcancer.org and hover over the "Register for a Class" Tab. Click on the third item down, "Class Forms", then physical-activity-waiver-fill-in)
    • Participants who are more than 2 years out of completing active treatment (chemotherapy, radiation, surgery, targeted therapies, and immunotherapies) are encouraged to consider making a donation of $5 per class
    • If you cannot attend a class/group for which you are registered, CANCEL your registration as soon as possible by calling 703.698.2526; this will allow another person to attend.

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6:00pm

Brain Tumor Group, (FC)

Brain Tumor Group, Family Center (FC)

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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10:00am

Total Body Conditi (44084 RP)

2018 Total Body Conditioning, Thursday (44084 RP)

An energizing  workout combining cardio, strengthening, balance and core in one workout.
Important Movement Class Information
    • Registration is required
    • All Movement classes will skip the week of July 2
    • A signed Physical Activity Waiver is required for each previously unattended class in 2018 (go to lifewithcancer.org and hover over the "Register for a Class" Tab. Click on the third item down, "Class Forms", then physical-activity-waiver-fill-in)
    • Participants who are more than 2 years out of completing active treatment (chemotherapy, radiation, surgery, targeted therapies, and immunotherapies) are encouraged to consider making a donation of $5 per class
    • If you cannot attend a class/group for which you are registered, CANCEL your registration as soon as possible by calling 703.698.2526; this will allow another person to attend.

    CLASS Details...>>


11:30am

Strengthen w Barre (FO-LWC)

2018 Strengthen with Barre and Pilates (FO-LWC)

You'll combine barre and pilates movements set to motivating music to create an invigorating workout.
Important Movement Class Information
    • Registration is required
    • All Movement classes will skip the week of July 2
    • A signed Physical Activity Waiver is required for each previously unattended class in 2018 (go to lifewithcancer.org and hover over the "Register for a Class" Tab. Click on the third item down, "Class Forms", then physical-activity-waiver-fill-in)
    • Participants who are more than 2 years out of completing active treatment (chemotherapy, radiation, surgery, targeted therapies, and immunotherapies) are encouraged to consider making a donation of $5 per class
    • If you cannot attend a class/group for which you are registered, CANCEL your registration as soon as possible by calling 703.698.2526; this will allow another person to attend.

    CLASS Details...>>


1:00pm

Gentle Yoga (FC)

Gentle Yoga, FC, 2018 (FC)

This class is appropriate for all fitness levels. Blending gentle movement, breathing and relaxation you'll increase stamina and flexibility. You'll learn movements that stretch, strengthen and relax muscles. Bring a blanket.
Important Movement Class Information
    • Registration is required
    • All Movement classes will skip the week of July 2
    • A signed Physical Activity Waiver is required for each previously unattended class in 2018 (go to lifewithcancer.org and hover over the "Register for a Class" Tab. Click on the third item down, "Class Forms", then physical-activity-waiver-fill-in)
    • Participants who are more than 2 years out of completing active treatment (chemotherapy, radiation, surgery, targeted therapies, and immunotherapies) are encouraged to consider making a donation of $5 per class
    • If you cannot attend a class/group for which you are registered, CANCEL your registration as soon as possible by calling 703.698.2526; this will allow another person to attend.

    CLASS Details...>>


2:00pm

Meditation and Gui (FC)

Meditation and Guided Imagery, FC, 2018 (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.
    • Registration is required
    • If you cannot attend a class/group for which you are registered, CANCEL your registration as soon as possible by calling 703.698.2526; this will allow another person to attend.

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2:30pm

Mindfulness-Based (IAH-LWC)

Mindfulness-Based Cancer Recovery, Oct, IAH (IAH-LWC)

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 orientation 10/4/18 at 2:30 pm; 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 David McGinness, 703-504-3083.

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Part of a series--automatically signs you up for all dates in series.

3:30pm

Acupuncture (FC)

Acupuncture Appointments (FC)

Life with Cancer and the Inova Traditional Chinese Medicine Center (TCM) are partnering to provide acupuncture at our Family Center. A naturopathic physician and licensed acupuncturist provides this service which involves the insertion of ultra-fine, sterile needles into specific points in the body to achieve a certain therapeutic effect. Acupuncture has been shown to help with: chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting, pain, depression and anxiety, hot Flashes, fatigue, neuropathy, insomnia, radiation-induced xerostomia (dry mouth), and dyspnea (difficult or labored breathing). The fee for this service is $50. To schedule your appointment go to www.inova.org/TCM. Please click the green button - "Book Appointment", then choose LWC at location on the right side corner. Additionally, select Life with Cancer under the "Choose a Service" drop down. Please direct any questions regarding your appointment to TCM at 571.665.6700.

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5:30pm

Brain Fog (FC)

Brain Fog:Strategies to Manage Cancer-Related Cognitive Impairment (FC)

Understand the factors involved in the potential cognitive impacts of cancer and cancer treatments. Learn strategies that can help manage the impact on day to day functioning. Please register for all four sessions. Facilitated by Sam Lolak, MD, Drucilla Brethwaite, MSW, LCSW, and Michelle Ferretti, MSW, LCSW and Tyler Pudleiner, MSW. For more information contact Drucilla Brethwaite, MSW, LCSW, OSW-C drucilla.brethwaite@inova.org 703.698.2538.

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Part of a series--automatically signs you up for all dates in series.

6:00pm

Good Grief, FO (FO-LWC)

Good Grief, FO (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. We will 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. Note: This class will not meet on Nov. 22. Registration is required: no new enrollment after Oct 11.

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Part of a series--automatically signs you up for all dates in series.

6:30pm

Writing Through Tr (FC)

Writing Through Transitions-5 week course (FC)

Change is a part of life and brings questions, challenges and the opportunity to create deeper meaning. This is particularly true when cancer is the change that demands our attention. Regardless of where you are in the process, whether you are patient, caregiver or both, there is a structured writing process that can safely serve as a beacon and guide as you navigate. Wisdom, meaning, strength and resilience are often positive outcomes and learning the process is a skill that can transfer to future changes and challenges. Facilitator is Deborah Ross, LPC and CJT. Published guided journal costs $15. For information contact Darah Curran: 703.206.5435; Darah.Curran@inova.org.

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Part of a series--automatically signs you up for all dates in series.

11:00am

Mind over Matter (FC)

Mind over Matter, Oct-Nov 2018 (FC)

This 5-week skill-based program teaches evidence-based tools for managing strong feelings and emotions that often accompany a cancer diagnosis and treatment. Using cognitive, behavioral and relaxation strategies, each of these professionally facilitated sessions build on the previous one. Attendance at all sessions is required. Learn how a few basic skills can facilitate a greater sense of control, reduce anxiety, and promote healthier functioning. Facilitated by licensed oncology therapist, Rebecca McIntyre, MA, M.Ed., LCSW. Registration is required. Space is limited.

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Part of a series--automatically signs you up for all dates in series.

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.
    • Registration is required
    • If you cannot attend a class/group for which you are registered, CANCEL your registration as soon as possible by calling 703.698.2526; this will allow another person to attend.

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6:00pm

Just for the Guys (IAH-LWC)

Just for the Guys Support Group, Monthly, IAH (IAH-LWC)

This monthly group supports men with any cancer, in treatment or within 3 years post-treatment. This will be an open-discussion group that addresses the challenges of being a man diagnosed with cancer. For more information contact David McGinness at david.mcginness@inova.org

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10:15am

Restorative Yoga (FC)

2018 Restorative Yoga, FC (FC)

You’ll learn how to use yoga props such as bolsters, blocks and blankets to support your body while in restful yoga poses. Each pose is held 2-10 minutes allowing time to drop deeper into the relaxation experience. Gentle stretches, breath work and guided meditation deepen your practice. Please bring a blanket.
Important Movement Class Information
    • Registration is required
    • All Movement classes will skip the week of July 2
    • A signed Physical Activity Waiver is required for each previously unattended class in 2018 (go to lifewithcancer.org and hover over the "Register for a Class" Tab. Click on the third item down, "Class Forms", then physical-activity-waiver-fill-in)
    • Participants who are more than 2 years out of completing active treatment (chemotherapy, radiation, surgery, targeted therapies, and immunotherapies) are encouraged to consider making a donation of $5 per class
    • If you cannot attend a class/group for which you are registered, CANCEL your registration as soon as possible by calling 703.698.2526; this will allow another person to attend.

    CLASS Details...>>


10:30am

Zumba Gold, ILH, J (44084 RP)

2018 Zumba Gold, ILH (44084 RP)

Come party to a fusion of Latin and International music/dance themes that create a dynamic, exciting, easy to do and FUN workout. The routines feature aerobic/fitness interval training with a combination of fast and slow rhythms that tone and sculpt the body.
Important Movement Class Information
    • Registration is required
    • All Movement classes will skip the week of July 2
    • A signed Physical Activity Waiver is required for each previously unattended class in 2018 (go to lifewithcancer.org and hover over the "Register for a Class" Tab. Click on the third item down, "Class Forms", then physical-activity-waiver-fill-in)
    • Participants who are more than 2 years out of completing active treatment (chemotherapy, radiation, surgery, targeted therapies, and immunotherapies) are encouraged to consider making a donation of $5 per class
    • If you cannot attend a class/group for which you are registered, CANCEL your registration as soon as possible by calling 703.698.2526; this will allow another person to attend.

    CLASS Details...>>


FULL class. Check back for possible openings.

1:00pm

Yin Yoga for Pa (FO-LWC)

Yin Yoga for Patients in Treatment, FO, Sept-Dec 2018 (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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Part of a series--automatically signs you up for all dates in series.

12:00pm

Restorative Yoga, (44084 RP)

Restorative Yoga, ILH 2018 (44084 RP)

Learn how to use yoga props such as bolsters, blocks and blankets to support your body while in restful yoga poses. The practice is done on the floor and each pose is held between 2 to 10 minutes, allowing time to rest and drop deeper into the relaxation experience. The last pose includes a guided meditation and is a helpful way to use imagery and breath to guide and focus an active mind. Please bring a cozy blanket.
Important Movement Class Information
    • Registration is required
    • All Movement classes will skip the week of July 2
    • A signed Physical Activity Waiver is required for each previously unattended class in 2018 (go to lifewithcancer.org and hover over the "Register for a Class" Tab. Click on the third item down, "Class Forms", then physical-activity-waiver-fill-in)
    • Participants who are more than 2 years out of completing active treatment (chemotherapy, radiation, surgery, targeted therapies, and immunotherapies) are encouraged to consider making a donation of $5 per class
    • If you cannot attend a class/group for which you are registered, CANCEL your registration as soon as possible by calling 703.698.2526; this will allow another person to attend.

    CLASS Details...>>


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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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 continue writing about the significant events in your life as a legacy for your family, expression of feelings about an experience or to process an event. No writing experience needed. Writing exercises will help get you started and classmates feedback will enhance your efforts. Facilitator: Lynn Magrum, MSN, CANP, AOCN.

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1:00pm

Knitting/Crochetin (FC)

Knitting&Crocheting Circle, Fri, 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 is required
    • If you cannot attend a class/group for which you are registered, CANCEL your registration as soon as possible by calling 703.698.2526; this will allow another person to attend.

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9:00am

Breast Cancer Symp (ICPH)

Breast Cancer Symposium 2018 (ICPH)

Join us for a free half-day program of interactive and informative sessions from experts in breast cancer care and survivorship. Network with Inova’s experts in breast cancer care. Attend interactive breakout sessions. Free and open to the public. Breakfast and lunch are provided. There is no cost to attend this event, but space is limited. Guest Speakers: Milton Brown, MD, PhD, Deputy Director, Drug Discovery, Inova Schar Cancer Institute. Lara MacGregor, Founder, Hope Scarves. Register at https://www.inova.org/CREG/Cart.aspx.

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 22 
10:00am

Functional Fitness (FO-LWC)

2018 Functional Fitness (FO-LWC)

Using resistance equipment, body weight and different movement patterns you'll build strength, cardio, flexibility and balance.
Important Movement Class Information
    • Registration is required
    • All Movement classes will skip the week of July 2
    • A signed Physical Activity Waiver is required for each previously unattended class in 2018 (go to lifewithcancer.org and hover over the "Register for a Class" Tab. Click on the third item down, "Class Forms", then physical-activity-waiver-fill-in)
    • Participants who are more than 2 years out of completing active treatment (chemotherapy, radiation, surgery, targeted therapies, and immunotherapies) are encouraged to consider making a donation of $5 per class
    • If you cannot attend a class/group for which you are registered, CANCEL your registration as soon as possible by calling 703.698.2526; this will allow another person to attend.

    CLASS Details...>>


FULL class. Check back for possible openings.

10:00am

Total Body Conditi (44084 RP)

2018 Total Body Conditioning Monday (44084 RP)

An energizing  workout combining cardio, strengthening, balance and core in one workout.
Important Movement Class Information
    • Registration is required
    • All Movement classes will skip the week of July 2
    • A signed Physical Activity Waiver is required for each previously unattended class in 2018 (go to lifewithcancer.org and hover over the "Register for a Class" Tab. Click on the third item down, "Class Forms", then physical-activity-waiver-fill-in)
    • Participants who are more than 2 years out of completing active treatment (chemotherapy, radiation, surgery, targeted therapies, and immunotherapies) are encouraged to consider making a donation of $5 per class
    • If you cannot attend a class/group for which you are registered, CANCEL your registration as soon as possible by calling 703.698.2526; this will allow another person to attend.

    CLASS Details...>>


FULL class. Check back for possible openings.

4:00pm

Gentle Yoga (IAH-LWC)

Gentle Yoga, IAH, 2018 (IAH-LWC)

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.
Important Movement Class Information
    • Registration is required
    • All Movement classes will skip the week of July 2
    • A signed Physical Activity Waiver is required for each previously unattended class in 2018 (go to lifewithcancer.org and hover over the "Register for a Class" Tab. Click on the third item down, "Class Forms", then physical-activity-waiver-fill-in)
    • Participants who are more than 2 years out of completing active treatment (chemotherapy, radiation, surgery, targeted therapies, and immunotherapies) are encouraged to consider making a donation of $5 per class
    • If you cannot attend a class/group for which you are registered, CANCEL your registration as soon as possible by calling 703.698.2526; this will allow another person to attend.

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7:00pm

Evening Gentle Yog (44084 RP)

Evening Gentle Yoga, 44084, 2018 (44084 RP)

It’s best for those in active treatment or recovering from surgery. Blending gentle movement, breathing and relaxation you'll learn movements that stretch, strengthen, relax muscles and increase stamina and flexibility. Please bring a blanket and a small towel.
Important Movement Class Information
    • Registration is required
    • All Movement classes will skip the week of July 2
    • A signed Physical Activity Waiver is required for each previously unattended class in 2018 (go to lifewithcancer.org and hover over the "Register for a Class" Tab. Click on the third item down, "Class Forms", then physical-activity-waiver-fill-in)
    • Participants who are more than 2 years out of completing active treatment (chemotherapy, radiation, surgery, targeted therapies, and immunotherapies) are encouraged to consider making a donation of $5 per class
    • If you cannot attend a class/group for which you are registered, CANCEL your registration as soon as possible by calling 703.698.2526; this will allow another person to attend.

    CLASS Details...>>


10:00am

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.
    • Registration is required
    • If you cannot attend a class/group for which you are registered, CANCEL your registration as soon as possible by calling 703.698.2526; this will allow another person to attend.

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10:15am

Dance/Movement The (FC)

Dance/Movement Therapy: Moving, Releasing and Restoring the Body (FC)

This group will meet the individual where they are and allow time for gentle, affirming and expressive movement. Participants will engage in self-guided exercises using Dance/Movement Therapy techniques. Group members will leave feeling more aware of their bodies and more connected to self. 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. Registration is required.

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Part of a series--automatically signs you up for all dates in series.

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. Please note, FO-LWC 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.
    • Registration is required
    • If you cannot attend a class/group for which you are registered, CANCEL your registration as soon as possible by calling 703.698.2526; this will allow another person to attend.

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6:00pm

Pediatric Oncology (FC)

Pediatric Oncology Parent Night: Halloween Party (FC)

Halloween Party -Pediatric oncology families of all ages, on and off treatment are welcome. Come in costume for dinner, games, fun and treats. Register with Cathy Bottrell, LCSW, cathy.bottrell@inova.org, 703.531.1515.

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7:00pm

Aprendiendo Juntos (FC)

Aprendiendo Juntos (FC)

¡Talleres de Bienestar! Talleres educativos con el enfoque en enseñar herramientas y compartir información útil para sobrevivientes, sus seres queridos  y cuidadores.  Registración obligatoria. Para más información, escribe al alexandra.russo@inova.org.

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7:00pm

Evening Gentle Yog (FO-LWC)

Evening Gentle Yoga, FO 2018 (FO-LWC)

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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5:30pm

ILH Breast Cancer (ILH-RO)

Breast Cancer Support Group, ILH, Mon, 2018 (ILH-RO)

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. Facilitators: Christine Stone RN 703-858-8867 and Elise Schneider LCSW 703-858-8619.

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6:00pm

Orientation (FC)

Orientation, Monday PM 2018 (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 703.698.2534 to arrange a personal session.

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1:00pm

Yoga Sculpt (FO-LWC)

2018 Yoga Sculpt (FO-LWC)

Yoga Sculpt combines yoga, light weight training, core work and cardio, for a full body workout. It is designed to help tone and strengthen muscles, and improve balance and overall fitness. Bring a small towel and water.
Important Movement Class Information
    • Registration is required
    • All Movement classes will skip the week of July 2
    • A signed Physical Activity Waiver is required for each previously unattended class in 2018 (go to lifewithcancer.org and hover over the "Register for a Class" Tab. Click on the third item down, "Class Forms", then physical-activity-waiver-fill-in)
    • Participants who are more than 2 years out of completing active treatment (chemotherapy, radiation, surgery, targeted therapies, and immunotherapies) are encouraged to consider making a donation of $5 per class
    • If you cannot attend a class/group for which you are registered, CANCEL your registration as soon as possible by calling 703.698.2526; this will allow another person to attend.

    CLASS Details...>>


12:00pm

EZ Tai Chi Series (FC)

EZ Tai Chi Series (FC)

Using the protocols developed 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. Registration is Required. No class October 16.

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Part of a series--automatically signs you up for all dates in series.

3:30pm

Acupuncture (FC)

Acupuncture Appointments (FC)

Life with Cancer and the Inova Traditional Chinese Medicine Center (TCM) are partnering to provide acupuncture at our Family Center. A naturopathic physician and licensed acupuncturist provides this service which involves the insertion of ultra-fine, sterile needles into specific points in the body to achieve a certain therapeutic effect. Acupuncture has been shown to help with: chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting, pain, depression and anxiety, hot Flashes, fatigue, neuropathy, insomnia, radiation-induced xerostomia (dry mouth), and dyspnea (difficult or labored breathing). The fee for this service is $50. To schedule your appointment go to www.inova.org/TCM. Please click the green button - "Book Appointment", then choose LWC at location on the right side corner. Additionally, select Life with Cancer under the "Choose a Service" drop down. Please direct any questions regarding your appointment to TCM at 571.665.6700.

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7:00pm

Zumba (FC)

2018 Zumba, FC (FC)

Come party to a fusion of Latin and International music/dance themes that create a dynamic, exciting, easy to do and FUN workout. The routines feature aerobic/fitness interval training with a combination of fast and slow rhythms that tone and sculpt the body.
Important Movement Class Information
    • Registration is required
    • All Movement classes will skip the week of July 2
    • A signed Physical Activity Waiver is required for each previously unattended class in 2018 (go to lifewithcancer.org and hover over the "Register for a Class" Tab. Click on the third item down, "Class Forms", then physical-activity-waiver-fill-in)
    • Participants who are more than 2 years out of completing active treatment (chemotherapy, radiation, surgery, targeted therapies, and immunotherapies) are encouraged to consider making a donation of $5 per class
    • If you cannot attend a class/group for which you are registered, CANCEL your registration as soon as possible by calling 703.698.2526; this will allow another person to attend.

    CLASS Details...>>


7:15pm

Good Grief, FC (FC)

Good Grief, FC (FC)

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. Group facilitated by Sarah Brooks, LPC. Registration is required. For information contact Darah Curran, LCSW, 703.2065435, darah.curran@inova.org.

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Part of a series--automatically signs you up for all dates in series.

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 and to register, contact micheline.toussaint@inova.org or 703.698.2521.

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FULL class. Check back for possible openings.

1:00pm

Art Therapy Series (FC)

Art Therapy Series: Going Deeper than Words, Family Center (FC)

Discover the power of your creativity, intuition, and resilience through this 6 week art therapy group for those currently in treatment or out of treatment within 2 years. This group provides opportunities for mindfulness, reflection and personal growth while creating with a variety of art media and approaches. Attendance at each session is recommended as each week will build on the week prior. No experience is necessary, just a willingness to explore and be a part of a supportive, creative community. Note: Registration closes on Tuesday, September 25. No class on October 16. Facilitator -Jean McCaw,MA, LCPAT, ATR-BC

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6:00pm

Tai Chi Series (FC)

Tai Chi (FC)

Note: There will be no class on November 20. 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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10:30am

Move Your Body (FO-LWC)

Move Your Body, FO, 2018 (FO-LWC)

Note: No classes week of November 19. 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.
Important Movement Class Information
    • Registration is required
    • All Movement classes will skip the week of July 2
    • A signed Physical Activity Waiver is required for each previously unattended class in 2018 (go to lifewithcancer.org and hover over the "Register for a Class" Tab. Click on the third item down, "Class Forms", then physical-activity-waiver-fill-in)
    • Participants who are more than 2 years out of completing active treatment (chemotherapy, radiation, surgery, targeted therapies, and immunotherapies) are encouraged to consider making a donation of $5 per class
    • If you cannot attend a class/group for which you are registered, CANCEL your registration as soon as possible by calling 703.698.2526; this will allow another person to attend.

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11:00am

Joyful Belly Dance (FC)

2018 Joyful Belly Dance (FC)

No class 9/12. 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.
Important Movement Class Information
    • Registration is required
    • All Movement classes will skip the week of July 2
    • A signed Physical Activity Waiver is required for each previously unattended class in 2018 (go to lifewithcancer.org and hover over the "Register for a Class" Tab. Click on the third item down, "Class Forms", then physical-activity-waiver-fill-in)
    • Participants who are more than 2 years out of completing active treatment (chemotherapy, radiation, surgery, targeted therapies, and immunotherapies) are encouraged to consider making a donation of $5 per class
    • If you cannot attend a class/group for which you are registered, CANCEL your registration as soon as possible by calling 703.698.2526; this will allow another person to attend.

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1:00pm

Mindfulness-Based (FC)

Mindfulness-Based Cancer Recovery, FC, Oct-Nov 2018 (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 orientation Oct 3. 1-2pm; purchase of the book Mindfulness-Based Cancer Recovery; regular attendance; assigned reading and commitment to home-based practice. For more information please contact Darah Curran, 703-206-5435.
    • Registration is required
    • If you cannot attend a class/group for which you are registered, CANCEL your registration as soon as possible by calling 703.698.2526; this will allow another person to attend.

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12:30pm

Breast Surgery Pre (FO-LWC)

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

Learn what you need to know before, during and after breast cancer surgery: node biopsy, managing drains and discomfort, bathing, moving comfortably, prostheses, and more. Family/friends welcome.
    • Registration is required
    • If you cannot attend a class/group for which you are registered, CANCEL your registration as soon as possible by calling 703.698.2526; this will allow another person to attend.

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5:30pm

Meditation, Oct 20 (FC)

Meditation, Wed, 2018 (FC)

Join us for a powerful meditation/relaxation class. Participants rest comfortably while guided through breath work leading into guided meditation. Suitable for all, no experience necessary. Please bring a blanket. Registration required.

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6:00pm

Curious about Canc (FC)

Curious about Cancer, Sept-Oct 2018 (FC)

This 5 week group is for children 6-12 who have a sibling or adult family member with cancer. Through age appropriate discussion, art therapy and meaningful activities children will learn ways to manage the emotions, challenges and many changes that often occur when someone in the family has cancer. To register or for more information contact Jean McCaw MA, LCPAT, ATR-BC Child & Adolescent Program Coordinator at 703-698-2537 or jean.mccaw@inova.org. No online registration.

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10:00am

Cardio-Core (44084 RP)

Cardio-Core (44084 RP)

Target your core muscles using variations of familiar moves, while increasing cardio endurance by adding interval training exercises.
Important Movement Class Information
    • Registration is required
    • All Movement classes will skip the week of July 2
    • A signed Physical Activity Waiver is required for each previously unattended class in 2018 (go to lifewithcancer.org and hover over the "Register for a Class" Tab. Click on the third item down, "Class Forms", then physical-activity-waiver-fill-in)
    • Participants who are more than 2 years out of completing active treatment (chemotherapy, radiation, surgery, targeted therapies, and immunotherapies) are encouraged to consider making a donation of $5 per class
    • If you cannot attend a class/group for which you are registered, CANCEL your registration as soon as possible by calling 703.698.2526; this will allow another person to attend.

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4:00pm

Plant-Based Diets (FC)

Plant-Based Diets (FC)

What's all the hype about plant based diets? Registered Dietitian, Lauren Fay, will review what a 'plant based diet' means, the evidence supporting plant based diets for the prevention of cancer occurrence/recurrance, and how to make changes to your own diet to help incorporate more plants- cooking demo included!
    • Registration is required
    • If you cannot attend a class/group for which you are registered, CANCEL your registration as soon as possible by calling 703.698.2526; this will allow another person to attend.

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6:00pm

Reiki for Relaxati (FC)

2018 Reiki for Relaxation, FC, Wed, 6 PM (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.
    • Returning clients, please register for just one appointment monthly
    • Registration is required
    • If you cannot attend a class/group for which you are registered, CANCEL your registration as soon as possible by calling 703.698.2526; this will allow another person to 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

Zumba (IAH-E&T 1&2)

2018 Zumba! IAH (IAH-E&T 1&2)

Come party to a fusion of Latin and International music/dance themes that create a dynamic, exciting, easy to do and FUN workout. The routines feature aerobic/fitness interval training with a combination of fast and slow rhythms that tone and sculpt the body.
Important Movement Class Information
    • Registration is required
    • All Movement classes will skip the week of July 2
    • A signed Physical Activity Waiver is required for each previously unattended class in 2018 (go to lifewithcancer.org and hover over the "Register for a Class" Tab. Click on the third item down, "Class Forms", then physical-activity-waiver-fill-in)
    • Participants who are more than 2 years out of completing active treatment (chemotherapy, radiation, surgery, targeted therapies, and immunotherapies) are encouraged to consider making a donation of $5 per class
    • If you cannot attend a class/group for which you are registered, CANCEL your registration as soon as possible by calling 703.698.2526; this will allow another person to attend.

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FULL class. Check back for possible openings.

7:00pm

Reiki for relaxati (FC)

2018 Reiki for relaxation, FC, Wed, 7 PM (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.
    • Returning clients, please register for just one appointment monthly
    • Registration is required
    • If you cannot attend a class/group for which you are registered, CANCEL your registration as soon as possible by calling 703.698.2526; this will allow another person to 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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5:30pm

GYN Group (FC)

2018 Gynecologic Cancer Group (FC)

Women diagnosed with ovarian, cervical, and endometrial cancers are invited to this monthly group to share experiences and learn from one another. Facilitators: Rebecca Babb, MSN, RN, PNC-AC and Darah Curran, LCSW. Registration required.

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10:00am

Total Body Conditi (44084 RP)

2018 Total Body Conditioning, Thursday (44084 RP)

An energizing  workout combining cardio, strengthening, balance and core in one workout.
Important Movement Class Information
    • Registration is required
    • All Movement classes will skip the week of July 2
    • A signed Physical Activity Waiver is required for each previously unattended class in 2018 (go to lifewithcancer.org and hover over the "Register for a Class" Tab. Click on the third item down, "Class Forms", then physical-activity-waiver-fill-in)
    • Participants who are more than 2 years out of completing active treatment (chemotherapy, radiation, surgery, targeted therapies, and immunotherapies) are encouraged to consider making a donation of $5 per class
    • If you cannot attend a class/group for which you are registered, CANCEL your registration as soon as possible by calling 703.698.2526; this will allow another person to attend.

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11:30am

Strengthen w Barre (FO-LWC)

2018 Strengthen with Barre and Pilates (FO-LWC)

You'll combine barre and pilates movements set to motivating music to create an invigorating workout.
Important Movement Class Information
    • Registration is required
    • All Movement classes will skip the week of July 2
    • A signed Physical Activity Waiver is required for each previously unattended class in 2018 (go to lifewithcancer.org and hover over the "Register for a Class" Tab. Click on the third item down, "Class Forms", then physical-activity-waiver-fill-in)
    • Participants who are more than 2 years out of completing active treatment (chemotherapy, radiation, surgery, targeted therapies, and immunotherapies) are encouraged to consider making a donation of $5 per class
    • If you cannot attend a class/group for which you are registered, CANCEL your registration as soon as possible by calling 703.698.2526; this will allow another person to attend.

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FULL class. Check back for possible openings.

1:00pm

Gentle Yoga (FC)

Gentle Yoga, FC, 2018 (FC)

This class is appropriate for all fitness levels. Blending gentle movement, breathing and relaxation you'll increase stamina and flexibility. You'll learn movements that stretch, strengthen and relax muscles. Bring a blanket.
Important Movement Class Information
    • Registration is required
    • All Movement classes will skip the week of July 2
    • A signed Physical Activity Waiver is required for each previously unattended class in 2018 (go to lifewithcancer.org and hover over the "Register for a Class" Tab. Click on the third item down, "Class Forms", then physical-activity-waiver-fill-in)
    • Participants who are more than 2 years out of completing active treatment (chemotherapy, radiation, surgery, targeted therapies, and immunotherapies) are encouraged to consider making a donation of $5 per class
    • If you cannot attend a class/group for which you are registered, CANCEL your registration as soon as possible by calling 703.698.2526; this will allow another person to attend.

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2:00pm

Meditation and Gui (FC)

Meditation and Guided Imagery, FC, 2018 (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.
    • Registration is required
    • If you cannot attend a class/group for which you are registered, CANCEL your registration as soon as possible by calling 703.698.2526; this will allow another person to attend.

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FULL class. Check back for possible openings.

2:30pm

Mindfulness-Based (IAH-LWC)

Mindfulness-Based Cancer Recovery, Oct, IAH (IAH-LWC)

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 orientation 10/4/18 at 2:30 pm; 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 David McGinness, 703-504-3083.

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Part of a series--automatically signs you up for all dates in series.

3:30pm

Acupuncture (FC)

Acupuncture Appointments (FC)

Life with Cancer and the Inova Traditional Chinese Medicine Center (TCM) are partnering to provide acupuncture at our Family Center. A naturopathic physician and licensed acupuncturist provides this service which involves the insertion of ultra-fine, sterile needles into specific points in the body to achieve a certain therapeutic effect. Acupuncture has been shown to help with: chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting, pain, depression and anxiety, hot Flashes, fatigue, neuropathy, insomnia, radiation-induced xerostomia (dry mouth), and dyspnea (difficult or labored breathing). The fee for this service is $50. To schedule your appointment go to www.inova.org/TCM. Please click the green button - "Book Appointment", then choose LWC at location on the right side corner. Additionally, select Life with Cancer under the "Choose a Service" drop down. Please direct any questions regarding your appointment to TCM at 571.665.6700.

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5:30pm

Brain Fog (FC)

Brain Fog:Strategies to Manage Cancer-Related Cognitive Impairment (FC)

Understand the factors involved in the potential cognitive impacts of cancer and cancer treatments. Learn strategies that can help manage the impact on day to day functioning. Please register for all four sessions. Facilitated by Sam Lolak, MD, Drucilla Brethwaite, MSW, LCSW, and Michelle Ferretti, MSW, LCSW and Tyler Pudleiner, MSW. For more information contact Drucilla Brethwaite, MSW, LCSW, OSW-C drucilla.brethwaite@inova.org 703.698.2538.

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6:00pm

Good Grief, FO (FO-LWC)

Good Grief, FO (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. We will 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. Note: This class will not meet on Nov. 22. Registration is required: no new enrollment after Oct 11.

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11:00am

Mind over Matter (FC)

Mind over Matter, Oct-Nov 2018 (FC)

This 5-week skill-based program teaches evidence-based tools for managing strong feelings and emotions that often accompany a cancer diagnosis and treatment. Using cognitive, behavioral and relaxation strategies, each of these professionally facilitated sessions build on the previous one. Attendance at all sessions is required. Learn how a few basic skills can facilitate a greater sense of control, reduce anxiety, and promote healthier functioning. Facilitated by licensed oncology therapist, Rebecca McIntyre, MA, M.Ed., LCSW. Registration is required. Space is limited.

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6:45pm

Reiki at Loudoun (44084 RP)

Reiki for Relaxation 2018 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.
    • Returning clients, please register for just one appointment monthly
    • Registration is required
    • If you cannot attend a class/group for which you are registered, CANCEL your registration as soon as possible by calling 703.698.2526; this will allow another person to 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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7:30pm

Young Adult Group (FC)

Young Adult Group 2018 (FC)

This is not your grandmother's support group. We talk about the things that no one else wants to talk about: dating, employment, fertility, and anything else that affects people in the 18-39 age range. Facilitator: Sage Bolte, PhD, LCSW, OSW-C. Registration is required. Note: We will not be meeting in November.

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1:00pm

Advanced Disease (FO-LWC)

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

Note: Only 1 meeting June-August. Men and women are invited to explore and learn ways 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. Note: only one group in November.

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1:00pm

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.
    • Registration is required
    • If you cannot attend a class/group for which you are registered, CANCEL your registration as soon as possible by calling 703.698.2526; this will allow another person to attend.

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10:15am

Restorative Yoga (FC)

2018 Restorative Yoga, FC (FC)

You’ll learn how to use yoga props such as bolsters, blocks and blankets to support your body while in restful yoga poses. Each pose is held 2-10 minutes allowing time to drop deeper into the relaxation experience. Gentle stretches, breath work and guided meditation deepen your practice. Please bring a blanket.
Important Movement Class Information
    • Registration is required
    • All Movement classes will skip the week of July 2
    • A signed Physical Activity Waiver is required for each previously unattended class in 2018 (go to lifewithcancer.org and hover over the "Register for a Class" Tab. Click on the third item down, "Class Forms", then physical-activity-waiver-fill-in)
    • Participants who are more than 2 years out of completing active treatment (chemotherapy, radiation, surgery, targeted therapies, and immunotherapies) are encouraged to consider making a donation of $5 per class
    • If you cannot attend a class/group for which you are registered, CANCEL your registration as soon as possible by calling 703.698.2526; this will allow another person to attend.

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10:30am

Zumba Gold, ILH, J (44084 RP)

2018 Zumba Gold, ILH (44084 RP)

Come party to a fusion of Latin and International music/dance themes that create a dynamic, exciting, easy to do and FUN workout. The routines feature aerobic/fitness interval training with a combination of fast and slow rhythms that tone and sculpt the body.
Important Movement Class Information
    • Registration is required
    • All Movement classes will skip the week of July 2
    • A signed Physical Activity Waiver is required for each previously unattended class in 2018 (go to lifewithcancer.org and hover over the "Register for a Class" Tab. Click on the third item down, "Class Forms", then physical-activity-waiver-fill-in)
    • Participants who are more than 2 years out of completing active treatment (chemotherapy, radiation, surgery, targeted therapies, and immunotherapies) are encouraged to consider making a donation of $5 per class
    • If you cannot attend a class/group for which you are registered, CANCEL your registration as soon as possible by calling 703.698.2526; this will allow another person to attend.

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FULL class. Check back for possible openings.

1:00pm

Yin Yoga for Pa (FO-LWC)

Yin Yoga for Patients in Treatment, FO, Sept-Dec 2018 (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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12:00pm

Restorative Yoga, (44084 RP)

Restorative Yoga, ILH 2018 (44084 RP)

Learn how to use yoga props such as bolsters, blocks and blankets to support your body while in restful yoga poses. The practice is done on the floor and each pose is held between 2 to 10 minutes, allowing time to rest and drop deeper into the relaxation experience. The last pose includes a guided meditation and is a helpful way to use imagery and breath to guide and focus an active mind. Please bring a cozy blanket.
Important Movement Class Information
    • Registration is required
    • All Movement classes will skip the week of July 2
    • A signed Physical Activity Waiver is required for each previously unattended class in 2018 (go to lifewithcancer.org and hover over the "Register for a Class" Tab. Click on the third item down, "Class Forms", then physical-activity-waiver-fill-in)
    • Participants who are more than 2 years out of completing active treatment (chemotherapy, radiation, surgery, targeted therapies, and immunotherapies) are encouraged to consider making a donation of $5 per class
    • If you cannot attend a class/group for which you are registered, CANCEL your registration as soon as possible by calling 703.698.2526; this will allow another person to attend.

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10:00am

Living Well with (FC)

Living Well with Advanced Breast Cancer Brunch (FC)

Spend the morning with Dr. Mary Wilkinson and connect with other women. Learn information and strategies to improve your physical and emotional health. Sessions on latest medical updates, managing symptoms, nutrition, coping with stress and increasing resilience will be offered. Bunch included. Registration is required.

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11:00am

Breast Cancer Retr (NCC)

Breast Cancer Survivors’ Retreat (NCC)

Life with Cancer and Loudoun Breast Health Network are partnering to offer Breast Cancer Survivors a day of education and fun! Dr. Colleen Blanchfield will be presenting about The Power of Positive Thinking. There will be time for self-indulgence from massage and make up sessions, to vendors providing bra fittings and wigs, and more. Light lunch provided. Space is limited and advanced registration is required. Register at lifewithcancer.org or call 703-698-2526 for information and to register.

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11:00pm

Bras for Hope Fund (Fairfax)

7th Annual Bras for Hope Fundraiser at Belle Mode Intimates (Fairfax)

Fairfax Corner, 11889 Grand Commons Ave., Fairfax, VA 22030. Grab your mom, aunt, sister, or a few girlfriends and come out to learn about our Anita Care Mastectomy Products and everyday bras. A portion of the sales will be donated to Life with Cancer, so it's a perfect time to come out and refresh your bra wardrobe. Belle Mode Intimates is the only specialty lingerie store to offer products and fittings for women who have undergone or are currently undergoing breast cancer treatment in Fairfax County. The event will feature: certified mastectomy fitters, comfortable, functional, and fashionable post-surgical products from Anita Care, educational info from local breast care practices/healthcare providers, 10% off store wide for shoppers, SWAG Bags for the first 25 purchases, gifts w/qualifying purchases, while supplies last, AMAZING Raffle items from our designers as well as our local business friends, Refreshments & Fun Times!

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10:00am

Functional Fitness (FO-LWC)

2018 Functional Fitness (FO-LWC)

Using resistance equipment, body weight and different movement patterns you'll build strength, cardio, flexibility and balance.
Important Movement Class Information
    • Registration is required
    • All Movement classes will skip the week of July 2
    • A signed Physical Activity Waiver is required for each previously unattended class in 2018 (go to lifewithcancer.org and hover over the "Register for a Class" Tab. Click on the third item down, "Class Forms", then physical-activity-waiver-fill-in)
    • Participants who are more than 2 years out of completing active treatment (chemotherapy, radiation, surgery, targeted therapies, and immunotherapies) are encouraged to consider making a donation of $5 per class
    • If you cannot attend a class/group for which you are registered, CANCEL your registration as soon as possible by calling 703.698.2526; this will allow another person to attend.

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10:00am

Total Body Conditi (44084 RP)

2018 Total Body Conditioning Monday (44084 RP)

An energizing  workout combining cardio, strengthening, balance and core in one workout.
Important Movement Class Information
    • Registration is required
    • All Movement classes will skip the week of July 2
    • A signed Physical Activity Waiver is required for each previously unattended class in 2018 (go to lifewithcancer.org and hover over the "Register for a Class" Tab. Click on the third item down, "Class Forms", then physical-activity-waiver-fill-in)
    • Participants who are more than 2 years out of completing active treatment (chemotherapy, radiation, surgery, targeted therapies, and immunotherapies) are encouraged to consider making a donation of $5 per class
    • If you cannot attend a class/group for which you are registered, CANCEL your registration as soon as possible by calling 703.698.2526; this will allow another person to attend.

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FULL class. Check back for possible openings.

4:00pm

Gentle Yoga (IAH-LWC)

Gentle Yoga, IAH, 2018 (IAH-LWC)

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.
Important Movement Class Information
    • Registration is required
    • All Movement classes will skip the week of July 2
    • A signed Physical Activity Waiver is required for each previously unattended class in 2018 (go to lifewithcancer.org and hover over the "Register for a Class" Tab. Click on the third item down, "Class Forms", then physical-activity-waiver-fill-in)
    • Participants who are more than 2 years out of completing active treatment (chemotherapy, radiation, surgery, targeted therapies, and immunotherapies) are encouraged to consider making a donation of $5 per class
    • If you cannot attend a class/group for which you are registered, CANCEL your registration as soon as possible by calling 703.698.2526; this will allow another person to attend.

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7:00pm

Evening Gentle Yog (FC)

Evening Gentle Yoga, FC, 2018 (FC)

Blending gentle movement, breathing and relaxation you'll learn movements that stretch, strengthen, relax muscles and increase stamina and flexibility. Please bring a blanket and a small towel.
Important Movement Class Information
    • Registration is required
    • All Movement classes will skip the week of July 2
    • A signed Physical Activity Waiver is required for each previously unattended class in 2018 (go to lifewithcancer.org and hover over the "Register for a Class" Tab. Click on the third item down, "Class Forms", then physical-activity-waiver-fill-in)
    • Participants who are more than 2 years out of completing active treatment (chemotherapy, radiation, surgery, targeted therapies, and immunotherapies) are encouraged to consider making a donation of $5 per class
    • If you cannot attend a class/group for which you are registered, CANCEL your registration as soon as possible by calling 703.698.2526; this will allow another person to attend.

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7:00pm

Evening Gentle Yog (44084 RP)

Evening Gentle Yoga, 44084, 2018 (44084 RP)

It’s best for those in active treatment or recovering from surgery. Blending gentle movement, breathing and relaxation you'll learn movements that stretch, strengthen, relax muscles and increase stamina and flexibility. Please bring a blanket and a small towel.
Important Movement Class Information
    • Registration is required
    • All Movement classes will skip the week of July 2
    • A signed Physical Activity Waiver is required for each previously unattended class in 2018 (go to lifewithcancer.org and hover over the "Register for a Class" Tab. Click on the third item down, "Class Forms", then physical-activity-waiver-fill-in)
    • Participants who are more than 2 years out of completing active treatment (chemotherapy, radiation, surgery, targeted therapies, and immunotherapies) are encouraged to consider making a donation of $5 per class
    • If you cannot attend a class/group for which you are registered, CANCEL your registration as soon as possible by calling 703.698.2526; this will allow another person to attend.

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2:00pm

Chair-Based Exerci (FC)

2018 Chair-Based Exercise, Monday (FC)

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.
Important Movement Class Information
    • Registration is required
    • All Movement classes will skip the week of July 2
    • A signed Physical Activity Waiver is required for each previously unattended class in 2018 (go to lifewithcancer.org and hover over the "Register for a Class" Tab. Click on the third item down, "Class Forms", then physical-activity-waiver-fill-in)
    • Participants who are more than 2 years out of completing active treatment (chemotherapy, radiation, surgery, targeted therapies, and immunotherapies) are encouraged to consider making a donation of $5 per class
    • If you cannot attend a class/group for which you are registered, CANCEL your registration as soon as possible by calling 703.698.2526; this will allow another person to attend.

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3:00pm

Keeping Fit (FC)

Keeping Fit 2018 (FC)

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!
Important Movement Class Information
    • Registration is required
    • All Movement classes will skip the week of July 2
    • A signed Physical Activity Waiver is required for each previously unattended class in 2018 (go to lifewithcancer.org and hover over the "Register for a Class" Tab. Click on the third item down, "Class Forms", then physical-activity-waiver-fill-in)
    • Participants who are more than 2 years out of completing active treatment (chemotherapy, radiation, surgery, targeted therapies, and immunotherapies) are encouraged to consider making a donation of $5 per class
    • If you cannot attend a class/group for which you are registered, CANCEL your registration as soon as possible by calling 703.698.2526; this will allow another person to attend.

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7:00pm

Evening Gentle Yog (FO-LWC)

Evening Gentle Yoga, FO 2018 (FO-LWC)

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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 30 
1:00pm

Yoga Sculpt (FO-LWC)

2018 Yoga Sculpt (FO-LWC)

Yoga Sculpt combines yoga, light weight training, core work and cardio, for a full body workout. It is designed to help tone and strengthen muscles, and improve balance and overall fitness. Bring a small towel and water.
Important Movement Class Information
    • Registration is required
    • All Movement classes will skip the week of July 2
    • A signed Physical Activity Waiver is required for each previously unattended class in 2018 (go to lifewithcancer.org and hover over the "Register for a Class" Tab. Click on the third item down, "Class Forms", then physical-activity-waiver-fill-in)
    • Participants who are more than 2 years out of completing active treatment (chemotherapy, radiation, surgery, targeted therapies, and immunotherapies) are encouraged to consider making a donation of $5 per class
    • If you cannot attend a class/group for which you are registered, CANCEL your registration as soon as possible by calling 703.698.2526; this will allow another person to attend.

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12:00pm

EZ Tai Chi Series (FC)

EZ Tai Chi Series (FC)

Using the protocols developed 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. Registration is Required. No class October 16.

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Part of a series--automatically signs you up for all dates in series.

3:30pm

Acupuncture (FC)

Acupuncture Appointments (FC)

Life with Cancer and the Inova Traditional Chinese Medicine Center (TCM) are partnering to provide acupuncture at our Family Center. A naturopathic physician and licensed acupuncturist provides this service which involves the insertion of ultra-fine, sterile needles into specific points in the body to achieve a certain therapeutic effect. Acupuncture has been shown to help with: chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting, pain, depression and anxiety, hot Flashes, fatigue, neuropathy, insomnia, radiation-induced xerostomia (dry mouth), and dyspnea (difficult or labored breathing). The fee for this service is $50. To schedule your appointment go to www.inova.org/TCM. Please click the green button - "Book Appointment", then choose LWC at location on the right side corner. Additionally, select Life with Cancer under the "Choose a Service" drop down. Please direct any questions regarding your appointment to TCM at 571.665.6700.

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7:00pm

Zumba (FC)

2018 Zumba, FC (FC)

Come party to a fusion of Latin and International music/dance themes that create a dynamic, exciting, easy to do and FUN workout. The routines feature aerobic/fitness interval training with a combination of fast and slow rhythms that tone and sculpt the body.
Important Movement Class Information
    • Registration is required
    • All Movement classes will skip the week of July 2
    • A signed Physical Activity Waiver is required for each previously unattended class in 2018 (go to lifewithcancer.org and hover over the "Register for a Class" Tab. Click on the third item down, "Class Forms", then physical-activity-waiver-fill-in)
    • Participants who are more than 2 years out of completing active treatment (chemotherapy, radiation, surgery, targeted therapies, and immunotherapies) are encouraged to consider making a donation of $5 per class
    • If you cannot attend a class/group for which you are registered, CANCEL your registration as soon as possible by calling 703.698.2526; this will allow another person to attend.

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7:15pm

Good Grief, FC (FC)

Good Grief, FC (FC)

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. Group facilitated by Sarah Brooks, LPC. Registration is required. For information contact Darah Curran, LCSW, 703.2065435, darah.curran@inova.org.

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Part of a series--automatically signs you up for all dates in series.

FULL class. Check back for possible openings.

1:00pm

Art Therapy Series (FC)

Art Therapy Series: Going Deeper than Words, Family Center (FC)

Discover the power of your creativity, intuition, and resilience through this 6 week art therapy group for those currently in treatment or out of treatment within 2 years. This group provides opportunities for mindfulness, reflection and personal growth while creating with a variety of art media and approaches. Attendance at each session is recommended as each week will build on the week prior. No experience is necessary, just a willingness to explore and be a part of a supportive, creative community. Note: Registration closes on Tuesday, September 25. No class on October 16. Facilitator -Jean McCaw,MA, LCPAT, ATR-BC

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Part of a series--automatically signs you up for all dates in series.

6:00pm

Tai Chi Series (FC)

Tai Chi (FC)

Note: There will be no class on November 20. 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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Halloween 31 
10:30am

Move Your Body (FO-LWC)

Move Your Body, FO, 2018 (FO-LWC)

Note: No classes week of November 19. 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.
Important Movement Class Information
    • Registration is required
    • All Movement classes will skip the week of July 2
    • A signed Physical Activity Waiver is required for each previously unattended class in 2018 (go to lifewithcancer.org and hover over the "Register for a Class" Tab. Click on the third item down, "Class Forms", then physical-activity-waiver-fill-in)
    • Participants who are more than 2 years out of completing active treatment (chemotherapy, radiation, surgery, targeted therapies, and immunotherapies) are encouraged to consider making a donation of $5 per class
    • If you cannot attend a class/group for which you are registered, CANCEL your registration as soon as possible by calling 703.698.2526; this will allow another person to attend.

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11:00am

Joyful Belly Dance (FC)

2018 Joyful Belly Dance (FC)

No class 9/12. 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.
Important Movement Class Information
    • Registration is required
    • All Movement classes will skip the week of July 2
    • A signed Physical Activity Waiver is required for each previously unattended class in 2018 (go to lifewithcancer.org and hover over the "Register for a Class" Tab. Click on the third item down, "Class Forms", then physical-activity-waiver-fill-in)
    • Participants who are more than 2 years out of completing active treatment (chemotherapy, radiation, surgery, targeted therapies, and immunotherapies) are encouraged to consider making a donation of $5 per class
    • If you cannot attend a class/group for which you are registered, CANCEL your registration as soon as possible by calling 703.698.2526; this will allow another person to attend.

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1:00pm

Mindfulness-Based (FC)

Mindfulness-Based Cancer Recovery, FC, Oct-Nov 2018 (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 orientation Oct 3. 1-2pm; purchase of the book Mindfulness-Based Cancer Recovery; regular attendance; assigned reading and commitment to home-based practice. For more information please contact Darah Curran, 703-206-5435.
    • Registration is required
    • If you cannot attend a class/group for which you are registered, CANCEL your registration as soon as possible by calling 703.698.2526; this will allow another person to attend.

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10:00am

Cardio-Core (44084 RP)

Cardio-Core (44084 RP)

Target your core muscles using variations of familiar moves, while increasing cardio endurance by adding interval training exercises.
Important Movement Class Information
    • Registration is required
    • All Movement classes will skip the week of July 2
    • A signed Physical Activity Waiver is required for each previously unattended class in 2018 (go to lifewithcancer.org and hover over the "Register for a Class" Tab. Click on the third item down, "Class Forms", then physical-activity-waiver-fill-in)
    • Participants who are more than 2 years out of completing active treatment (chemotherapy, radiation, surgery, targeted therapies, and immunotherapies) are encouraged to consider making a donation of $5 per class
    • If you cannot attend a class/group for which you are registered, CANCEL your registration as soon as possible by calling 703.698.2526; this will allow another person to attend.

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2:00pm

Chair-Based Exerci (FC)

2018 Chair-Based Exercise, Wednesday (FC)

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.
Important Movement Class Information
    • Registration is required
    • All Movement classes will skip the week of July 2
    • A signed Physical Activity Waiver is required for each previously unattended class in 2018 (go to lifewithcancer.org and hover over the "Register for a Class" Tab. Click on the third item down, "Class Forms", then physical-activity-waiver-fill-in)
    • Participants who are more than 2 years out of completing active treatment (chemotherapy, radiation, surgery, targeted therapies, and immunotherapies) are encouraged to consider making a donation of $5 per class
    • If you cannot attend a class/group for which you are registered, CANCEL your registration as soon as possible by calling 703.698.2526; this will allow another person to attend.

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3:00pm

Cross-Train Challe (FC)

2018 Cross-Train Challenge (FC)

No class Nov.21. 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.
Important Movement Class Information
    • Registration is required
    • All Movement classes will skip the week of July 2
    • A signed Physical Activity Waiver is required for each previously unattended class in 2018 (go to lifewithcancer.org and hover over the "Register for a Class" Tab. Click on the third item down, "Class Forms", then physical-activity-waiver-fill-in)
    • Participants who are more than 2 years out of completing active treatment (chemotherapy, radiation, surgery, targeted therapies, and immunotherapies) are encouraged to consider making a donation of $5 per class
    • If you cannot attend a class/group for which you are registered, CANCEL your registration as soon as possible by calling 703.698.2526; this will allow another person to attend.

    CLASS Details...>>


7:00pm

Zumba (IAH-HEC 3-5)

2018 Zumba! IAH (IAH-HEC 3-5)

Come party to a fusion of Latin and International music/dance themes that create a dynamic, exciting, easy to do and FUN workout. The routines feature aerobic/fitness interval training with a combination of fast and slow rhythms that tone and sculpt the body.
Important Movement Class Information
    • Registration is required
    • All Movement classes will skip the week of July 2
    • A signed Physical Activity Waiver is required for each previously unattended class in 2018 (go to lifewithcancer.org and hover over the "Register for a Class" Tab. Click on the third item down, "Class Forms", then physical-activity-waiver-fill-in)
    • Participants who are more than 2 years out of completing active treatment (chemotherapy, radiation, surgery, targeted therapies, and immunotherapies) are encouraged to consider making a donation of $5 per class
    • If you cannot attend a class/group for which you are registered, CANCEL your registration as soon as possible by calling 703.698.2526; this will allow another person to attend.

    CLASS Details...>>


 

= Future class not yet available for registration.


Location Key:


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

 BLP:
  Burke Lake Park, 7315 Ox Road, Fairfax Station, VA    Map It

 Fairfax:
  zFairfax, Fairfax, VA

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

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

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

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

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

 HMP:
  Huntley Meadows Park, 3701 Lockheed Blvd, Alexandria, VA, 22306    Map It

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

 IAH-E&T 1&2:
  Inova Alexandria Hospital Education and Training Center, Alexandria, VA, 22304

 IAH-HEC 3-5:
  Inova Alexandria Hospital Health Education Center, 4320 Seminary Rd,, 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

 ICPH:
  Inova Center for Personalized Health, 3225 Gallows Road, Falls Church, VA, 22042    Map It

 ILH-PEC:
  ILH-Patient Education Center, Leesburg, VA

 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

 NCC:
  National Conference Center, 18980 Upper Belmont Place, Leesburg, VA, 20176    Map It


CLASS/GROUP REGISTRATION INFORMATION

LWC programs are designed for patients and their loved ones. Interested professionals should contact Drucilla.Brethwaite@invoa.org or Sage.Bolte@inova.org

-Classes, groups & counseling are FREE

-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED FOR ALL GROUPS & CLASSES. Registration enables us to appropriately plan for materials and to contact you in case the class is cancelled or postponed.

-If you cannot attend a class/group for which you are registered, CANCEL your registration as soon as possible by completing the online cancellation form or calling 703.698.2526; this will allow another person to attend.