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Total Classes found: 204
    January 2018      

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10:30am

Strength, Balance, (44084 RP)

Strength, Balance, Stretch, ILH, Jan-Feb 2018 (44084 RP)

Appropriate for beginners and those in treatment. This class is designed to develop muscular strength, balance and flexibility. You’ll use a variety of resistance equipment that will challenge every major muscle. Registration is required.

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

11:00am

Minfulness Drop In (FC)

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

For those that completed the 6-session Mindfulness-Based Cancer Recovery Program this monthly drop-in group is designed to support your practice. Stop by and see former group members, engage in some meditation and guided imagery; and talk about the benefits and challenges of maintaining "mindful-awareness" in your daily life. Contact Rebecca McIntyre at 703.698.2524 or Rebecca.McIntyre@inova.org. Registration is required by the Friday prior to group.

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11:00am

Minfulness Drop In (FC)

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

For those that completed the 6-session Mindfulness-Based Cancer Recovery Program this monthly drop-in group is designed to support your practice. Stop by and see former group members, engage in some meditation and guided imagery; and talk about the benefits and challenges of maintaining "mindful-awareness" in your daily life. Contact Rebecca McIntyre at 703.698.2524 or Rebecca.McIntyre@inova.org. Registration is required by the Friday prior to group.

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1:00pm

Yoga Sculpt, Jan-F (FO-LWC)

Yoga Sculpt, Jan-Feb 2018 (FO-LWC)

Appropriate for intermediate to advanced levels of fitness. 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. Registration is required.

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

6:00pm

Yoga for Strength (44084 RP)

Yoga for Strength and Flexibility, ILH, Jan-Feb 2018 (44084 RP)

Best for those 6 weeks out from surgery and ready for more active yoga. Bring your yoga practice to a new level as you strengthen your body and improve flexibility. Please bring a blanket and a small towel. Registration is required.

CLASS Details...>>

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

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. If you are attending this class for the first time in 2018, please bring with you a signed Physical Activity Waiver which can be found on www.lifewithcancer.org. On the home page, hover over the “Register for a Class” tab, select the “Class Forms” page from the drop down Menu, then scroll down to the Physical Activity Waiver Fill In. Registration is required.

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11:00am

Joyful Belly Dance (FC)

Joyful Belly Dance, Jan 2018 (FC)

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

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3:00pm

Move Your Body Jan (FO-LWC)

Move Your Body Jan-Feb 2018 (FO-LWC)

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

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

5:30pm

Yoga for Breast Ca (FC)

Yoga for Breast Cancer, Jan-Feb 2018 (FC)

Note: This class does not meet on the 4th Wednesday of the month. Breast cancer patients/survivors are invited to learn yoga poses designed especially for you! Wear comfortable clothing and bring a blanket and water bottle. Registration is required.

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

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 Adrianne Bacchus, MEd, MSW, LSW. 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.

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6:45pm

Breast Cancer Grou (FC)

FC Breast Cancer Group, Wed, 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. Registration required.

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7:00pm

Cutaneous Lymphoma (FC)

Cutaneous Lymphoma Support Group (FC)

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

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7:00pm

PiYo, Jan-Feb 2018 (FO-LWC)

PiYo, Jan-Feb 2018 (FO-LWC)

PiYo combines the muscle-sculpting, core-firming benefits of Pilates with the strength and flexibility advantages of yoga. It's all about energy, power, and using your body to sculpt your body. Registration is required.

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

 
9:15am

Circuit Training, (44084 RP)

Circuit Training, Thurs, Jan-Feb 2018 (44084 RP)

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

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

10:30am

Total Body Conditi (44084 RP)

Total Body Conditioning, ILH, Thu, Jan-Feb 2018 (44084 RP)

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

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

11:30am

Strengthen with Ba (FO-LWC)

Strengthen with Barre and Pilates, Jan-Feb 2018 (FO-LWC)

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

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

1:00pm

Gentle Yoga, Thu 2 (FC)

Gentle Yoga, Thu 2018, FC (FC)

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

2:00pm

Meditation and Gui (FC)

Meditation and Guided Imagery, FC, Thu (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 relax action technique that leads into a guided meditation. Separate registration is required for each class.

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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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00:00pm

Coalesce: An Advan (FC)

Coalesce: An Advanced Breast Cancer Group (FC)

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

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10:15am

Restorative Yoga, (FC)

Restorative Yoga, FC (FC)

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

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10:30am

Zumba Gold, ILH, 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. If you are attending this class for the first time in 2018, please bring with you a signed Physical Activity Waiver which can be found on www.lifewithcancer.org. On the home page, hover over the “Register for a Class” tab, select the “Class Forms” page from the drop down Menu, then scroll down to the Physical Activity Waiver Fill In. Registration is required.

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12:00pm

Restorative Yoga, (44084 RP)

Restorative Yoga, ILH 2018 (44084 RP)

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

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

1:00pm

Yin Yoga for Patie (FO-LWC)

2018 Yin Yoga for Patients in Treatment, Jan-Feb (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. 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.

 

 

 
 
9:15am

Circuit Training, (44084 RP)

Circuit Training, Mon, Jan-Feb 2018 (44084 RP)

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

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

10:00am

Functional Fitness (FO-LWC)

Functional Fitness, Jan-Feb 2018 (FO-LWC)

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

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

10:30am

Total Body Conditi (44084 RP)

Total Body Conditioning, ILH, Mon, Jan-Feb 2018 (44084 RP)

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

CLASS Details...>>

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.

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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.

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6:30pm

ILH Caregiver (ILH-RO)

Caregiver Connection, ILH, Mon, 2018 (ILH-RO)

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

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7:00pm

FC Caregiver (FC)

Caregiver Connection, FC, Mon, 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. Facilitator: Molly Boehm, MSW, LSW. Registration required 48 hours in advance.

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7:00pm

Evening Gentle Yog (44084 RP)

2018 Evening Gentle Yoga, ILH Jan-Feb (44084 RP)

This class is best for those in active treatment or recovering from surgery. Blending gentle movement, breathing and relaxation you'll increase stamina and flexibility. You'll learn movements that stretch, strengthen and relax muscles. Please bring a blanket and a small towel. Registration is required.

CLASS Details...>>

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

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. Registration is required. Once registered please call if you need to cancel so that someone else may attend. If you miss two appointments without prior notice we may need to refer you to Reiki practitioners in the community

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10:30am

Strength, Balance, (44084 RP)

Strength, Balance, Stretch, ILH, Jan-Feb 2018 (44084 RP)

Appropriate for beginners and those in treatment. This class is designed to develop muscular strength, balance and flexibility. You’ll use a variety of resistance equipment that will challenge every major muscle. Registration is required.

CLASS Details...>>

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

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. If you are attending this class for the first time in 2018, please bring with you a signed Physical Activity Waiver which can be found on www.lifewithcancer.org. On the home page, hover over the “Register for a Class” tab, select the “Class Forms” page from the drop down Menu, then scroll down to the Physical Activity Waiver Fill In. Registration is required.

CLASS Details...>>


10:30am

Coalesce II (FC)

Coalesce II: An Advanced Breast Cancer Group (FC)

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

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10:30am

Healthy Weight (FC)

Achieving a Healthy Weight in the New Year (FC)

This class will review strategies/tips on diet choices as well as behavior change to help promote a healthy body weight.

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10:30am

Tai Chi, Jan-Feb 2 (FC)

Tai Chi, Jan-Feb 2018 (FC)

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

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

10:30am

Spirituality Quest (FC)

Spirituality Quest: A New Year with New Beginnings, New Epiphanies (FC)

Join us on the second Tuesday of the month as we explore our spiritual paths. Jenn Fay, RScp, will guide us through the spiritual practice of "Visioning" to reveal our highest and best intentions for 2018. Facilitator: Marsha Komandt, RN, BSN, OCN.

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1:00pm

Yoga Sculpt, Jan-F (FO-LWC)

Yoga Sculpt, Jan-Feb 2018 (FO-LWC)

Appropriate for intermediate to advanced levels of fitness. 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. Registration is required.

CLASS Details...>>

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

1:00pm

EZ Tai Chi (FC)

EZ Tai Chi, Jan-Feb 2018 (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.

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

1:30pm

Zentangle 201 (44084 RP)

Zentangle, ILH 2018 (44084 RP)

Take a mental vacation from cancer and enjoy Zentangle. It’s 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. Supplies are provided, but if you have attended this class in the past, please bring your kit. Registration is required.

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3:00pm

Meditation and Gui (IAH-LWC)

2018 Meditation and Guided Imagery, IAH (IAH-LWC)

By special request of our Alexandria clients we are offering 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 guided imagery. Come to some or all of the sessions, but registration is required by the preceding day. Facilitator: Michelle Ferretti, MSW.

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4:00pm

Breast Surgery Pre (ILH-PER )

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

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

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5:00pm

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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5:00pm

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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5:30pm

Teens Art Therapy (FC)

Art Therapy Group for Teens in Treatment (FC)

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

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6:00pm

Prostate Group Lou (LCSC)

ILH Us Too Prostate Cancer Support Group, 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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6:00pm

Yoga for Strength (44084 RP)

Yoga for Strength and Flexibility, ILH, Jan-Feb 2018 (44084 RP)

Best for those 6 weeks out from surgery and ready for more active yoga. Bring your yoga practice to a new level as you strengthen your body and improve flexibility. Please bring a blanket and a small towel. Registration is required.

CLASS Details...>>

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

6:30pm

IAH Young Women (IAH-LWC)

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

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, 703.698.2538. 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)

FX-FC Us Too Prostate Cancer Group, 2018 (FC)

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

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12:30pm

Breast Surgery Pre (FO-LWC)

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

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

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1:00pm

Fighting Cancer wi (IAH-CCW)

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

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

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3:00pm

Move Your Body Jan (FO-LWC)

Move Your Body Jan-Feb 2018 (FO-LWC)

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

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

5:30pm

Head and Neck Canc (FC)

Head and Neck Cancers Group (FC)

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

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5:30pm

Mind Over Matter 0 (FC)

Mind Over Matter 01-2018 (FC)

This 5-session (no class 1/24) 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 therapists, Rebecca McIntyre, MA, M.Ed., LCSW, OSW-C and Molly Boehm, LCSW. Registration is required. Space is limited

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

5:30pm

Yoga for Breast Ca (FC)

Yoga for Breast Cancer, Jan-Feb 2018 (FC)

Note: This class does not meet on the 4th Wednesday of the month. Breast cancer patients/survivors are invited to learn yoga poses designed especially for you! Wear comfortable clothing and bring a blanket and water bottle. Registration is required.

CLASS Details...>>

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

5:30pm

Caregiver Connecti (FO-B)

Caregiver Connection, FO, Wed, 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. Registration required.

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5:30pm

Breast Cancer Grou (FO-LWC)

FO Breast Cancer Group, 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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7:00pm

PiYo, Jan-Feb 2018 (FO-LWC)

PiYo, Jan-Feb 2018 (FO-LWC)

PiYo combines the muscle-sculpting, core-firming benefits of Pilates with the strength and flexibility advantages of yoga. It's all about energy, power, and using your body to sculpt your body. Registration is required.

CLASS Details...>>

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

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1:00pm

Gentle Yoga, Thu 2 (FC)

Gentle Yoga, Thu 2018, FC (FC)

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.

CLASS Details...>>

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

2:00pm

Meditation and Gui (FC)

Meditation and Guided Imagery, FC, Thu (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 relax action technique that leads into a guided meditation. Separate registration is required for each class.

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6:30pm

Barre Tone, Jan-Fe (FC)

Barre Tone, Jan-Feb 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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9:15am

Circuit Training, (44084 RP)

Circuit Training, Thurs, Jan-Feb 2018 (44084 RP)

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

CLASS Details...>>

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

10:30am

Total Body Conditi (44084 RP)

Total Body Conditioning, ILH, Thu, Jan-Feb 2018 (44084 RP)

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

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

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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11:30am

Strengthen with Ba (FO-LWC)

Strengthen with Barre and Pilates, Jan-Feb 2018 (FO-LWC)

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

CLASS Details...>>

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

1:00pm

Advanced Disease (FO-LWC)

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

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

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6:00pm

IAH Us Too (IAH-AUD)

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

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

Brain Fog (FC)

Strategies for Improving Brain Fog 01/2018 (FC)

Understand the cognitive consequences of cancer treatment as well as the impact of co-existing factors and learn strategies to mitigate the impact that can accompany cognitive decline. Please register for all four sessions. Facilitators: Sam Lolak, MD, Drucilla Brethwaite, MSW, LCSW, OSW-C, Molly Boehm, MSW, LSW and Michelle Ferretti, MSW. For more information contact Drucilla Brethwaite, MSW, LCSW, OSW-C drucilla.brethwaite@inova.org 703.698.2538.

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6:30pm

Women's Survivorsh (ILH-RO)

Women's Survivorship Group, ILH, Thu, 2018 (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 required.

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10:15am

Restorative Yoga, (FC)

Restorative Yoga, FC (FC)

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

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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. If you are attending this class for the first time in 2018, please bring with you a signed Physical Activity Waiver which can be found on www.lifewithcancer.org. On the home page, hover over the “Register for a Class” tab, select the “Class Forms” page from the drop down Menu, then scroll down to the Physical Activity Waiver Fill In. Registration is required.

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00:00pm

Coalesce: An Advan (FC)

Coalesce: An Advanced Breast Cancer Group (FC)

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

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10:00am

Chemotherapy and B (FC)

Chemotherapy for Breast Cancer (FC)

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

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12:00pm

Restorative Yoga, (44084 RP)

Restorative Yoga, ILH 2018 (44084 RP)

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

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1:00pm

Yin Yoga for Patie (FO-LWC)

2018 Yin Yoga for Patients in Treatment, Jan-Feb (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. Dress comfortably, bring a light blanket, and water. Registration is required.

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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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9:15am

Circuit Training, (44084 RP)

Circuit Training, Mon, Jan-Feb 2018 (44084 RP)

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

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10:00am

Kid and Sib Day (FC)

Kid and Sib Day, January 2018 (FC)

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

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10:00am

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.

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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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10:00am

Functional Fitness (FO-LWC)

Functional Fitness, Jan-Feb 2018 (FO-LWC)

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

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10:30am

Total Body Conditi (44084 RP)

Total Body Conditioning, ILH, Mon, Jan-Feb 2018 (44084 RP)

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

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4:00pm

Gentle Yoga, IAH, (IAH-LWC)

Gentle Yoga, IAH, Jan-Feb 2018 (IAH-LWC)

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

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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)

IAH Breast Cancer Group, 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 and Gerry Higgins, MSN, RN-BC, CPON.

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7:00pm

Evening Gentle Yog (FC)

2018 Evening Gentle Yoga, Jan FC (FC)

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

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7:00pm

Evening Gentle Yog (44084 RP)

2018 Evening Gentle Yoga, ILH Jan-Feb (44084 RP)

This class is best for those in active treatment or recovering from surgery. Blending gentle movement, breathing and relaxation you'll increase stamina and flexibility. You'll learn movements that stretch, strengthen and relax muscles. Please bring a blanket and a small towel. Registration is required.

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10:30am

Tai Chi, Jan-Feb 2 (FC)

Tai Chi, Jan-Feb 2018 (FC)

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

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10:30am

Strength, Balance, (44084 RP)

Strength, Balance, Stretch, ILH, Jan-Feb 2018 (44084 RP)

Appropriate for beginners and those in treatment. This class is designed to develop muscular strength, balance and flexibility. You’ll use a variety of resistance equipment that will challenge every major muscle. Registration is required.

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1:00pm

EZ Tai Chi (FC)

EZ Tai Chi, Jan-Feb 2018 (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.

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3:00pm

Meditation and Gui (IAH-LWC)

2018 Meditation and Guided Imagery, IAH (IAH-LWC)

By special request of our Alexandria clients we are offering 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 guided imagery. Come to some or all of the sessions, but registration is required by the preceding day. Facilitator: Michelle Ferretti, MSW.

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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. If you are attending this class for the first time in 2018, please bring with you a signed Physical Activity Waiver which can be found on www.lifewithcancer.org. On the home page, hover over the “Register for a Class” tab, select the “Class Forms” page from the drop down Menu, then scroll down to the Physical Activity Waiver Fill In. Registration is required.

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11:45am

Multiple Myeloma: (FC)

Multiple Myeloma: Robin Tuohy (FC)

This monthly meeting is designed for patients and families to get together to discuss, learn, and share the challenges of living with multiple myeloma. In January, Robin Tuohy, IMF Senior Director Support Groups and her husband Michael will discuss long-term survivorship, IMF resources and an update on the Black Swan initiative. Facilitators: Drucilla Brethwaite, LCSW and Susan Carlson, RN. Co-sponsored with Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. Light lunch. 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.

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1:00pm

Yoga Sculpt, Jan-F (FO-LWC)

Yoga Sculpt, Jan-Feb 2018 (FO-LWC)

Appropriate for intermediate to advanced levels of fitness. 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. Registration is required.

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2:30pm

Writing Your Life (FC)

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

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

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6:00pm

Colorectal Ca (FC)

Colorectal Cancer, FC, Tues, 2018 (FC)

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

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6:00pm

Yoga for Strength (44084 RP)

Yoga for Strength and Flexibility, ILH, Jan-Feb 2018 (44084 RP)

Best for those 6 weeks out from surgery and ready for more active yoga. Bring your yoga practice to a new level as you strengthen your body and improve flexibility. Please bring a blanket and a small towel. Registration is required.

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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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7:15pm

Good Grief 1/16-3/ (FC)

2018 Good Grief 1/16-3/6 (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; no new enrollment after 1/16. For information contact Drucilla Brethwaite, LCSW, OSW-C, 703-698-2538 or drucilla.brethwaite@inova.org.

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11:00am

Joyful Belly Dance (FC)

Joyful Belly Dance, Jan 2018 (FC)

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

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5:30pm

Mind Over Matter 0 (FC)

Mind Over Matter 01-2018 (FC)

This 5-session (no class 1/24) 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 therapists, Rebecca McIntyre, MA, M.Ed., LCSW, OSW-C and Molly Boehm, LCSW. Registration is required. Space is limited

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5:30pm

Breast or Gynecolo (FC)

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

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

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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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6:00pm

Book Club - Fair O (FO-LWC)

Book Club: The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down (FO-LWC)

This month we will be reading Anne Fadiman's book, "The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down". This is a tale of the cultural chasm between a Hmong family in California and the healthcare system in the 1990's.

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7:00pm

PiYo, Jan-Feb 2018 (FO-LWC)

PiYo, Jan-Feb 2018 (FO-LWC)

PiYo combines the muscle-sculpting, core-firming benefits of Pilates with the strength and flexibility advantages of yoga. It's all about energy, power, and using your body to sculpt your body. Registration is required.

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1:00pm

Gentle Yoga, Thu 2 (FC)

Gentle Yoga, Thu 2018, FC (FC)

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

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2:00pm

Meditation and Gui (FC)

Meditation and Guided Imagery, FC, Thu (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 relax action technique that leads into a guided meditation. Separate registration is required for each class.

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6:00pm

Brain Fog (FC)

Strategies for Improving Brain Fog 01/2018 (FC)

Understand the cognitive consequences of cancer treatment as well as the impact of co-existing factors and learn strategies to mitigate the impact that can accompany cognitive decline. Please register for all four sessions. Facilitators: Sam Lolak, MD, Drucilla Brethwaite, MSW, LCSW, OSW-C, Molly Boehm, MSW, LSW and Michelle Ferretti, MSW. For more information contact Drucilla Brethwaite, MSW, LCSW, OSW-C drucilla.brethwaite@inova.org 703.698.2538.

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6:30pm

Barre Tone, Jan-Fe (FC)

Barre Tone, Jan-Feb 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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9:15am

Circuit Training, (44084 RP)

Circuit Training, Thurs, Jan-Feb 2018 (44084 RP)

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

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10:30am

Total Body Conditi (44084 RP)

Total Body Conditioning, ILH, Thu, Jan-Feb 2018 (44084 RP)

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

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11:30am

Strengthen with Ba (FO-LWC)

Strengthen with Barre and Pilates, Jan-Feb 2018 (FO-LWC)

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

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1:00pm

Art Therapy (FC)

Healing through Art Therapy, Fairfax (FC)

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

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5:30pm

Minfulness Drop In (FC)

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

For those that completed the 6-session Mindfulness-Based Cancer Recovery Program this monthly drop-in group is designed to support your practice. Stop by and see former group members, engage in some meditation and guided imagery; and talk about the benefits and challenges of maintaining "mindful-awareness" in your daily life. Contact Rebecca McIntyre at 703.698.2524 or Rebecca.McIntyre@inova.org. Registration is required by the Friday prior to group.

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6:00pm

Just for the Guys (IAH-LWC)

Just for the Guys Support Group (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)

Restorative Yoga, FC (FC)

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

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10:30am

Zumba Gold, ILH, 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. If you are attending this class for the first time in 2018, please bring with you a signed Physical Activity Waiver which can be found on www.lifewithcancer.org. On the home page, hover over the “Register for a Class” tab, select the “Class Forms” page from the drop down Menu, then scroll down to the Physical Activity Waiver Fill In. Registration is required.

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00:00pm

Coalesce: An Advan (FC)

Coalesce: An Advanced Breast Cancer Group (FC)

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

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12:00pm

Restorative Yoga, (44084 RP)

Restorative Yoga, ILH 2018 (44084 RP)

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

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1:00pm

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 required. Our January 16 meeting will include women from the Stitch 4 -Stage IV community who will join us as we stitch 10"x20" pieces to be used in a Breast Cancer Awareness project in April.

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9:15am

Circuit Training, (44084 RP)

Circuit Training, Mon, Jan-Feb 2018 (44084 RP)

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

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7:00pm

Evening Gentle Yog (FC)

2018 Evening Gentle Yoga, Jan FC (FC)

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

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10:00am

Chemotherapy and B (FC)

Chemotherapy for Breast Cancer (FC)

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

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10:00am

Functional Fitness (FO-LWC)

Functional Fitness, Jan-Feb 2018 (FO-LWC)

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

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10:30am

Total Body Conditi (44084 RP)

Total Body Conditioning, ILH, Mon, Jan-Feb 2018 (44084 RP)

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

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12:00pm

Look Good...Feel B (ILH-RO)

2018 Look Good...Feel Better, Loudoun (ILH-RO)

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 should not register. Co-sponsored with American Cancer Society, National Cosmetology Association and Personal Care Products Council. Registration is required through lookgoodfeelbetter.org, or call 1-800-227-2345.

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1:00pm

Healing Through Ar (FO-LWC)

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

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

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2:00pm

Chair-Based Exerci (FC)

Chair-Based Exercise, Monday Jan 2018 (FC)

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

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3:00pm

Keeping Fit, Jan-F (FC)

Keeping Fit, Jan-Feb 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! You must be able to get up and down from the floor. If this is your first time attending this year, bring Physical Participation waiver to first class (go to lifewithcancer.org and look for the Class Forms page under the Class Registration tab). Physician approval is required if you have had surgery within 6 weeks. Registration is required.

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4:00pm

Gentle Yoga, IAH, (IAH-LWC)

Gentle Yoga, IAH, Jan-Feb 2018 (IAH-LWC)

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

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5:30pm

ILH Breast Cancer (ILH-RO)

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

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

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6:00pm

Need Sleep? (FC)

Need Sleep? (FC)

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

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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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6:30pm

Telling Your Life (FC)

Telling Your Life Story and Leaving a Lasting Legacy (FC)

Oncology Therapist Michelle Bronzo, MA, LPC, CT, will discuss the value of legacy work and concrete ways you can go about creating a lasting legacy for your loved ones.

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6:30pm

Qigong for Mindful (FO-LWC)

Qigong for Mindful Stress Release, Jan-Feb 2018 (FO-LWC)

Qigong is an ancient Chinese practice combining movement, breath and focused intention. Qigong practices are designed to enhance and balance our qi, with the goal of attaining better physical, mental and emotional health and well-being. This 4 week class will focus on easy-to-learn movements to help reduce stress, increase vitality, enhance the immune system and bring balance to our lives. The class is suitable for beginners through advanced practitioners.

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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 (44084 RP)

2018 Evening Gentle Yoga, ILH Jan-Feb (44084 RP)

This class is best for those in active treatment or recovering from surgery. Blending gentle movement, breathing and relaxation you'll increase stamina and flexibility. You'll learn movements that stretch, strengthen and relax muscles. Please bring a blanket and a small towel. Registration is required.

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10:30am

Tai Chi, Jan-Feb 2 (FC)

Tai Chi, Jan-Feb 2018 (FC)

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

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10:30am

Strength, Balance, (44084 RP)

Strength, Balance, Stretch, ILH, Jan-Feb 2018 (44084 RP)

Appropriate for beginners and those in treatment. This class is designed to develop muscular strength, balance and flexibility. You’ll use a variety of resistance equipment that will challenge every major muscle. Registration is required.

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1:00pm

EZ Tai Chi (FC)

EZ Tai Chi, Jan-Feb 2018 (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.

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3:00pm

Meditation and Gui (IAH-LWC)

2018 Meditation and Guided Imagery, IAH (IAH-LWC)

By special request of our Alexandria clients we are offering 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 guided imagery. Come to some or all of the sessions, but registration is required by the preceding day. Facilitator: Michelle Ferretti, MSW.

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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. If you are attending this class for the first time in 2018, please bring with you a signed Physical Activity Waiver which can be found on www.lifewithcancer.org. On the home page, hover over the “Register for a Class” tab, select the “Class Forms” page from the drop down Menu, then scroll down to the Physical Activity Waiver Fill In. Registration is required.

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10:30am

Coalesce II (FC)

Coalesce II: An Advanced Breast Cancer Group (FC)

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

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1:00pm

Yoga Sculpt, Jan-F (FO-LWC)

Yoga Sculpt, Jan-Feb 2018 (FO-LWC)

Appropriate for intermediate to advanced levels of fitness. 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. Registration is required.

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6:00pm

Yoga for Strength (44084 RP)

Yoga for Strength and Flexibility, ILH, Jan-Feb 2018 (44084 RP)

Best for those 6 weeks out from surgery and ready for more active yoga. Bring your yoga practice to a new level as you strengthen your body and improve flexibility. Please bring a blanket and a small towel. Registration is required.

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7:15pm

Good Grief 1/16-3/ (FC)

2018 Good Grief 1/16-3/6 (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; no new enrollment after 1/16. For information contact Drucilla Brethwaite, LCSW, OSW-C, 703-698-2538 or drucilla.brethwaite@inova.org.

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11:00am

Joyful Belly Dance (FC)

Joyful Belly Dance, Jan 2018 (FC)

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

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12:30pm

Breast Surgery Pre (FO-LWC)

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

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

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2:00pm

Chair-Based Exerci (FC)

Chair-Based Exercise, Wed, Jan 2018 (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. Registration is required.

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3:00pm

Cross-Train Challe (FC)

Cross-Train Challenge, Jan 2018 (FC)

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

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3:00pm

Move Your Body Jan (FO-LWC)

Move Your Body Jan-Feb 2018 (FO-LWC)

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

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5:00pm

Breast Ca & Nutrit (FO-LWC)

Breast Cancer and Nutrition-Laurren Fay (FO-LWC)

Lauren Fay, RD, CSO, LDN, CNSC who will shed some light on all the claims, online, in the news and from your friends, to make the best decisions for your health.Registration is required.

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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. Facilitator: Rebecca McIntyre, LCSW, OSW-C. Registration required.

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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. Registration is required. Once registered please call if you need to cancel so that someone else may attend. If you miss two appointments without prior notice we may need to refer you to Reiki practitioners in the community.

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7:00pm

PiYo, Jan-Feb 2018 (FO-LWC)

PiYo, Jan-Feb 2018 (FO-LWC)

PiYo combines the muscle-sculpting, core-firming benefits of Pilates with the strength and flexibility advantages of yoga. It's all about energy, power, and using your body to sculpt your body. Registration is required.

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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. Registration is required. Once registered please call if you need to cancel so that someone else may attend. If you miss two appointments without prior notice we may need to refer you to Reiki practitioners in the community.

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1:00pm

Gentle Yoga, Thu 2 (FC)

Gentle Yoga, Thu 2018, FC (FC)

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

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2:00pm

Meditation and Gui (FC)

Meditation and Guided Imagery, FC, Thu (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 relax action technique that leads into a guided meditation. Separate registration is required for each class.

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6:00pm

Brain Fog (FC)

Strategies for Improving Brain Fog 01/2018 (FC)

Understand the cognitive consequences of cancer treatment as well as the impact of co-existing factors and learn strategies to mitigate the impact that can accompany cognitive decline. Please register for all four sessions. Facilitators: Sam Lolak, MD, Drucilla Brethwaite, MSW, LCSW, OSW-C, Molly Boehm, MSW, LSW and Michelle Ferretti, MSW. For more information contact Drucilla Brethwaite, MSW, LCSW, OSW-C drucilla.brethwaite@inova.org 703.698.2538.

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6:30pm

Barre Tone, Jan-Fe (FC)

Barre Tone, Jan-Feb 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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9:15am

Circuit Training, (44084 RP)

Circuit Training, Thurs, Jan-Feb 2018 (44084 RP)

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

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10:30am

Total Body Conditi (44084 RP)

Total Body Conditioning, ILH, Thu, Jan-Feb 2018 (44084 RP)

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

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11:30am

Strengthen with Ba (FO-LWC)

Strengthen with Barre and Pilates, Jan-Feb 2018 (FO-LWC)

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

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1:00pm

Advanced Disease (FO-LWC)

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

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

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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.

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6:45pm

Reiki at Loudoun (44084 RP)

2018 Reiki for Relaxation at Loudoun (44084 RP)

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

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7:30pm

Young Adult Group (FC)

Young Adult Group (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. Facilitators: Sage Bolte, PhD, LCSW, OSW-C and Ray Wadlow, MD. Registration required.

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10:15am

Restorative Yoga, (FC)

Restorative Yoga, FC (FC)

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

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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. If you are attending this class for the first time in 2018, please bring with you a signed Physical Activity Waiver which can be found on www.lifewithcancer.org. On the home page, hover over the “Register for a Class” tab, select the “Class Forms” page from the drop down Menu, then scroll down to the Physical Activity Waiver Fill In. Registration is required.

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00:00pm

Coalesce: An Advan (FC)

Coalesce: An Advanced Breast Cancer Group (FC)

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

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12:00pm

Restorative Yoga, (44084 RP)

Restorative Yoga, ILH 2018 (44084 RP)

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

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12:30pm

Breast Surgery Pre (FC)

Breast Surgery Pre-Op Class, Fairfax (FC)

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

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1:00pm

Yin Yoga for Patie (FO-LWC)

2018 Yin Yoga for Patients in Treatment, Jan-Feb (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. Dress comfortably, bring a light blanket, and water. Registration is required.

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11:00am

Let Your Yoga Danc (FC)

Let Your Yoga Dance (FC)

This is a unique approach to movement, combining the time honored traditions of yoga, movement, breath and user-friendly dance. It's meditation-in-motion, sometimes wild and filled with abandon, sometimes quiet and still. LYYD offers techniques that take you beyond the limitations of the body and mind as well as using the joy of movement to tone muscles, build flexibility, endurance and cardiovascular fitness. Instructor: Megan Elliott. Fall in love with your body, and experience community in a safe setting.

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9:15am

Circuit Training, (44084 RP)

Circuit Training, Mon, Jan-Feb 2018 (44084 RP)

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

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2:00pm

Chair-Based Exerci (FC)

Chair-Based Exercise, Monday Jan 2018 (FC)

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

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FULL class. Check back for possible openings.

3:00pm

Keeping Fit, Jan-F (FC)

Keeping Fit, Jan-Feb 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! You must be able to get up and down from the floor. If this is your first time attending this year, bring Physical Participation waiver to first class (go to lifewithcancer.org and look for the Class Forms page under the Class Registration tab). Physician approval is required if you have had surgery within 6 weeks. Registration is required.

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7:00pm

Evening Gentle Yog (FC)

2018 Evening Gentle Yoga, Jan FC (FC)

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

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10:00am

Functional Fitness (FO-LWC)

Functional Fitness, Jan-Feb 2018 (FO-LWC)

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

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10:30am

Total Body Conditi (44084 RP)

Total Body Conditioning, ILH, Mon, Jan-Feb 2018 (44084 RP)

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

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FULL class. Check back for possible openings.

4:00pm

Gentle Yoga, IAH, (IAH-LWC)

Gentle Yoga, IAH, Jan-Feb 2018 (IAH-LWC)

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

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

6:30pm

Qigong for Mindful (FO-LWC)

Qigong for Mindful Stress Release, Jan-Feb 2018 (FO-LWC)

Qigong is an ancient Chinese practice combining movement, breath and focused intention. Qigong practices are designed to enhance and balance our qi, with the goal of attaining better physical, mental and emotional health and well-being. This 4 week class will focus on easy-to-learn movements to help reduce stress, increase vitality, enhance the immune system and bring balance to our lives. The class is suitable for beginners through advanced practitioners.

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

7:00pm

Evening Gentle Yog (44084 RP)

2018 Evening Gentle Yoga, ILH Jan-Feb (44084 RP)

This class is best for those in active treatment or recovering from surgery. Blending gentle movement, breathing and relaxation you'll increase stamina and flexibility. You'll learn movements that stretch, strengthen and relax muscles. Please bring a blanket and a small towel. Registration is required.

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

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10:30am

Tai Chi, Jan-Feb 2 (FC)

Tai Chi, Jan-Feb 2018 (FC)

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

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10:30am

Strength, Balance, (44084 RP)

Strength, Balance, Stretch, ILH, Jan-Feb 2018 (44084 RP)

Appropriate for beginners and those in treatment. This class is designed to develop muscular strength, balance and flexibility. You’ll use a variety of resistance equipment that will challenge every major muscle. Registration is required.

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1:00pm

EZ Tai Chi (FC)

EZ Tai Chi, Jan-Feb 2018 (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.

CLASS Details...>>

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

3:00pm

Meditation and Gui (IAH-LWC)

2018 Meditation and Guided Imagery, IAH (IAH-LWC)

By special request of our Alexandria clients we are offering 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 guided imagery. Come to some or all of the sessions, but registration is required by the preceding day. Facilitator: Michelle Ferretti, MSW.

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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. If you are attending this class for the first time in 2018, please bring with you a signed Physical Activity Waiver which can be found on www.lifewithcancer.org. On the home page, hover over the “Register for a Class” tab, select the “Class Forms” page from the drop down Menu, then scroll down to the Physical Activity Waiver Fill In. Registration is required.

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1:00pm

Yoga Sculpt, Jan-F (FO-LWC)

Yoga Sculpt, Jan-Feb 2018 (FO-LWC)

Appropriate for intermediate to advanced levels of fitness. 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. Registration is required.

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5:00pm

Endocrine/Anti-Est (FC)

Endocrine/Anti-Estrogen Therapy and Breast Cancer: Managing Side Effects (FC)

A variety of healthcare professionals will discuss management of hot flashes, sleep disruption, bone health & sexual side effects.

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6:00pm

Yoga for Strength (44084 RP)

Yoga for Strength and Flexibility, ILH, Jan-Feb 2018 (44084 RP)

Best for those 6 weeks out from surgery and ready for more active yoga. Bring your yoga practice to a new level as you strengthen your body and improve flexibility. Please bring a blanket and a small towel. Registration is required.

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7:15pm

Good Grief 1/16-3/ (FC)

2018 Good Grief 1/16-3/6 (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; no new enrollment after 1/16. For information contact Drucilla Brethwaite, LCSW, OSW-C, 703-698-2538 or drucilla.brethwaite@inova.org.

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11:00am

Joyful Belly Dance (FC)

Joyful Belly Dance, Jan 2018 (FC)

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

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2:00pm

Chair-Based Exerci (FC)

Chair-Based Exercise, Wed, Jan 2018 (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. Registration is required.

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3:00pm

Cross-Train Challe (FC)

Cross-Train Challenge, Jan 2018 (FC)

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

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FULL class. Check back for possible openings.

5:30pm

Mind Over Matter 0 (FC)

Mind Over Matter 01-2018 (FC)

This 5-session (no class 1/24) 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 therapists, Rebecca McIntyre, MA, M.Ed., LCSW, OSW-C and Molly Boehm, LCSW. Registration is required. Space is limited

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1:00pm

Compassion Cultiva (FC)

Compassion Cultivation Jan 31 - March 21, 2018 (FC)

Cancer patients, survivors and their loved ones are invited to learn practices to support one’s own health, to increase self-compassion and self-care to reduce stress and anxiety and enhance connections with others. Sam Lolak, MD, psychiatrist/psycho-oncologist and certified teacher for Compassion Cultivation Training, and Micheline Toussaint, LCSW, RYT, OSW-C, will facilitate this program developed at Stanford University.

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3:00pm

Move Your Body Jan (FO-LWC)

Move Your Body Jan-Feb 2018 (FO-LWC)

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

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5:30pm

Yoga for Breast Ca (FC)

Yoga for Breast Cancer, Jan-Feb 2018 (FC)

Note: This class does not meet on the 4th Wednesday of the month. Breast cancer patients/survivors are invited to learn yoga poses designed especially for you! Wear comfortable clothing and bring a blanket and water bottle. Registration is required.

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7:00pm

PiYo, Jan-Feb 2018 (FO-LWC)

PiYo, Jan-Feb 2018 (FO-LWC)

PiYo combines the muscle-sculpting, core-firming benefits of Pilates with the strength and flexibility advantages of yoga. It's all about energy, power, and using your body to sculpt your body. Registration is required.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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