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All classes below are free—Life with Cancer is community-funded. Anyone in treatment or remission, as well as family members and friends, may attend regardless where treatment is received. For further information call 703-698-2526 or Contact us. ONLINE REGISTRATION ... Easy as 1, 2, 3:
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Total Classes found: 108
    August 2018      

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10:00am

Cardio-Core (44084 RP)

Cardio-Core (44084 RP)

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

    CLASS Details...>>


4:00pm

Breast Surgery Pre (FC)

Breast Surgery Pre-Op Class, Fairfax (FC)

A nurse navigator will explain what you need to know before, during and after mastectomy surgery: node biopsy, managing drains and discomfort, bathing, moving comfortably, prostheses, undergarments, and more. Registration is required (family member/friend may attend without registration). Class facilitated by Laura Hudgens, RN, BSN, OCN.
    • Registration is required
    • If you cannot attend a class/group for which you are registered, CANCEL your registration as soon as possible by calling 703.698.2526; this will allow another person to attend.

    CLASS Details...>>


7:00pm

Zumba (IAH-HEC 3-5)

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

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

    CLASS Details...>>


6:00pm

Young Women with (FO-LWC)

FO Young Women with Breast Cancer, Wed, 2018 (FO-LWC)

Women in their 20s, 30s and 40s with non-metastatic breast cancer and from diagnosis up to one year completion of active treatment, are invited to meet with others in a supportive environment to learn how to best navigate survivorship. Facilitators: Maureen Broderick, LCSW and Shairna Bluesteen, RN, BSN, OCN. If attending for the first time call Maureen Broderick 703-391-4180. Registration required.

CLASS Details...>>


6:30pm

Lung Cancer Group (FC)

2018 Lung Cancer Group -General (FC)

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

CLASS Details...>>


6:45pm

Breast Cancer Grou (FC)

Breast Cancer Support Group, FC, 2018 (FC)

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

CLASS Details...>>


 
11:30am

Strengthen w Barre (FO-LWC)

2018 Strengthen with Barre and Pilates (FO-LWC)

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

    CLASS Details...>>


1:00pm

Gentle Yoga (FC)

Gentle Yoga, FC, 2018 (FC)

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

    CLASS Details...>>


2:00pm

Meditation and Gui (FC)

Meditation and Guided Imagery, FC, 2018 (FC)

Join us for a relaxing exploration of the power and benefits of meditation, a practice that can reduce stress and offer healing. Each weekly session begins with breath work and a relaxation technique that leads into a guided meditation.
    • Registration is required
    • If you cannot attend a class/group for which you are registered, CANCEL your registration as soon as possible by calling 703.698.2526; this will allow another person to attend.

    CLASS Details...>>


6:30pm

Barre Tone (FC)

Barre Tone, FC, Jul-Aug 2018 (FC)

No class July 5. 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.No class May 24 and July 5. 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.
Important Movement Class Information
    • Registration is required
    • All Movement classes will skip the week of July 2
    • A signed Physical Activity Waiver is required for each previously unattended class in 2018 (go to lifewithcancer.org and hover over the "Register for a Class" Tab. Click on the third item down, "Class Forms", then physical-activity-waiver-fill-in)
    • Participants who are more than 2 years out of completing active treatment (chemotherapy, radiation, surgery, targeted therapies, and immunotherapies) are encouraged to consider making a donation of $5 per class
    • If you cannot attend a class/group for which you are registered, CANCEL your registration as soon as possible by calling 703.698.2526; this will allow another person to attend.

    CLASS Details...>>


10:00am

Total Body Conditi (44084 RP)

2018 Total Body Conditioning, Thursday (44084 RP)

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

    CLASS Details...>>


 
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.

CLASS Details...>>


10:15am

Restorative Yoga (FC)

2018 Restorative Yoga, FC (FC)

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

    CLASS Details...>>


1:00pm

Art Therapy for Lo (FC)

Art Therapy for Long-Term Survivors (FC)

This group will meet on the 2nd Friday of the month in May, August and November. Registration for this group begins on the first business day of the month. This group is for those off treatment for more than 2 years and provides an opportunity for reflection and personal growth inspired by the art of creating. No experience is necessary, just a willingness to explore and be a part of a supportive, creative community.Experience the power of art therapy, relaxation and guided imagery as you explore the creative process and make meaning of your life after cancer.
    • Registration is required
    • If you cannot attend a class/group for which you are registered, CANCEL your registration as soon as possible by calling 703.698.2526; this will allow another person to attend.

    CLASS Details...>>


1:00pm

Knitting/Crochetin (FC)

Knitting&Crocheting Circle, Fri, 2018 (FC)

Past, new, experienced and inexperienced participants are welcome to join us to work on your own project or one to donate. All supplies will be provided. Facilitator: Carolyn Sam, M.Ed.
    • Registration is required
    • If you cannot attend a class/group for which you are registered, CANCEL your registration as soon as possible by calling 703.698.2526; this will allow another person to attend.

    CLASS Details...>>


12:00pm

Chemotherapy Class (ILH-PER )

Chemotherapy Class, Loudoun (ILH-PER )

An oncology nurse navigator will explain what to expect during chemotherapy treatments, how to prepare for your appointment, tips for managing side effects, and resources available during treatment and into survivorship.
    • Registration is required
    • If you cannot attend a class/group for which you are registered, CANCEL your registration as soon as possible by calling 703.698.2526; this will allow another person to attend.

    CLASS Details...>>


 

 

 
 
7:00pm

Evening Gentle Yog (44084 RP)

Evening Gentle Yoga, 44084, 2018 (44084 RP)

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

    CLASS Details...>>


10:00am

Functional Fitness (FO-LWC)

2018 Functional Fitness (FO-LWC)

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

    CLASS Details...>>


10:00am

Total Body Conditi (44084 RP)

2018 Total Body Conditioning Monday (44084 RP)

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

    CLASS Details...>>


5:00pm

Breast Surgery Pre (FC)

Breast Surgery Pre-Op Class, Fairfax (FC)

A nurse navigator will explain what you need to know before, during and after mastectomy surgery: node biopsy, managing drains and discomfort, bathing, moving comfortably, prostheses, undergarments, and more. Registration is required (family member/friend may attend without registration). Class facilitated by Laura Hudgens, RN, BSN, OCN.
    • Registration is required
    • If you cannot attend a class/group for which you are registered, CANCEL your registration as soon as possible by calling 703.698.2526; this will allow another person to attend.

    CLASS Details...>>


7:00pm

Evening Gentle Yog (FC)

Evening Gentle Yoga, FC, 2018 (FC)

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

    CLASS Details...>>


 
6:00pm

Tai Chi (FC)

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

    CLASS Details...>>


12:00pm

EZ Tai Chi-July-Au (FC)

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

    CLASS Details...>>

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

6:00pm

Look Good...Feel (IAH-LWC)

Look Good...Feel Better, Alex 2018 (IAH-LWC)

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

CLASS Details...>>


7:00pm

Zumba (FC)

2018 Zumba, FC (FC)

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

    CLASS Details...>>


 
10:00am

Cardio-Core (44084 RP)

Cardio-Core (44084 RP)

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

    CLASS Details...>>


12:30pm

Breast Surgery Pre (FO-LWC)

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

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

    CLASS Details...>>


4:00pm

Gut Health (FC)

Gut Health (FC)

Is it time for a gut check? Join Dietitian, Lauren Fay, to learn the latest on what we know about our gastrointestinal microbiome, and how prebiotics and probiotics may impact out gut health.
    • Registration is required
    • If you cannot attend a class/group for which you are registered, CANCEL your registration as soon as possible by calling 703.698.2526; this will allow another person to attend.

    CLASS Details...>>


5:30pm

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.

CLASS Details...>>


7:00pm

Zumba (IAH-E&T 1&2)

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

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

    CLASS Details...>>


5:30pm

Caregiver Connecti (FO-B)

Caregiver Connection, FO, 2018 (FO-B)

Meet for ongoing support in dealing with the challenges of caring for a loved one with cancer. Learn coping strategies and information related to cancer and its treatments. Facilitator: Karen Archer, MSW, LCSW and Shairna Bluesteen, RN.OCN. Registration required.

CLASS Details...>>


5:30pm

Breast Cancer Grou (FO-LWC)

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

This group is for women diagnosed with stage 0-3 breast cancer, up to 2 years out of active treatment (see Women’s Survivorship Group for those more than 2 years out of active treatment). Join others who are sharing information, making decisions about treatment, and learning how to best navigate survivorship. Facilitators: Karen Archer, MSW 703.391.3691 and Gale Towery, 703.391.4673. Registration Required.

CLASS Details...>>


 
11:30am

Strengthen w Barre (FO-LWC)

2018 Strengthen with Barre and Pilates (FO-LWC)

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

    CLASS Details...>>


1:00pm

Gentle Yoga (FC)

Gentle Yoga, FC, 2018 (FC)

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

    CLASS Details...>>


2:00pm

Meditation and Gui (FC)

Meditation and Guided Imagery, FC, 2018 (FC)

Join us for a relaxing exploration of the power and benefits of meditation, a practice that can reduce stress and offer healing. Each weekly session begins with breath work and a relaxation technique that leads into a guided meditation.
    • Registration is required
    • If you cannot attend a class/group for which you are registered, CANCEL your registration as soon as possible by calling 703.698.2526; this will allow another person to attend.

    CLASS Details...>>


6:30pm

Barre Tone (FC)

Barre Tone, FC, Jul-Aug 2018 (FC)

No class July 5. 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.No class May 24 and July 5. 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.
Important Movement Class Information
    • Registration is required
    • All Movement classes will skip the week of July 2
    • A signed Physical Activity Waiver is required for each previously unattended class in 2018 (go to lifewithcancer.org and hover over the "Register for a Class" Tab. Click on the third item down, "Class Forms", then physical-activity-waiver-fill-in)
    • Participants who are more than 2 years out of completing active treatment (chemotherapy, radiation, surgery, targeted therapies, and immunotherapies) are encouraged to consider making a donation of $5 per class
    • If you cannot attend a class/group for which you are registered, CANCEL your registration as soon as possible by calling 703.698.2526; this will allow another person to attend.

    CLASS Details...>>


10:00am

Total Body Conditi (44084 RP)

2018 Total Body Conditioning, Thursday (44084 RP)

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

    CLASS Details...>>


6:00pm

IAH Us Too (IAH-LWC)

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

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

CLASS Details...>>


1:00pm

Advanced Disease (FO-LWC)

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

Note: Only 1 meeting June-August. Men and women are invited to explore and learn ways to live with any type of advanced cancer and the many questions and life decisions that come along with an advanced cancer diagnosis. Join others who can support you on this road. Please call 703.391.3691 for more information. Registration required.

CLASS Details...>>


6:00pm

Women's Survivorsh (ILH-RO)

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

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

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10:15am

Restorative Yoga (FC)

2018 Restorative Yoga, FC (FC)

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

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10:30am

Zumba Gold, ILH, J (44084 RP)

2018 Zumba Gold, ILH (44084 RP)

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

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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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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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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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7:00pm

Evening Gentle Yog (44084 RP)

Evening Gentle Yoga, 44084, 2018 (44084 RP)

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

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10:00am

Functional Fitness (FO-LWC)

2018 Functional Fitness (FO-LWC)

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

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10:00am

Total Body Conditi (44084 RP)

2018 Total Body Conditioning Monday (44084 RP)

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

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4:00pm

Endocrine Therapy (FO-LWC)

The Role of Adjuvant Endocrine Therapy in Early Stage Breast Cancer (FO-LWC)

Margaret Howard, MD will discuss the role of hormonal therapy in treatment for breast cancer, what studies show regarding its effectiveness, benefits versus risks of side effects, and what you need to know about healthy living during treatment.

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5:30pm

Teens Art Therapy (FC)

Art Therapy Group for Teens in Treatment (FC)

Explore your creative side using a variety of techniques and materials. Artistic ability is NOT necessary - just a willingness to have some fun and make art with other teens who are also impacted by cancer. To register contact Sarah.Schmidt@inova.org or call 703.776-2403.
    • Registration is required
    • If you cannot attend a class/group for which you are registered, CANCEL your registration as soon as possible by calling 703.698.2526; this will allow another person to attend.

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6:00pm

Reiki for Relaxat (FC)

2018 Reiki for Relaxation, FC, Mon, 6 PM (FC)

Registration opens on the first business day of each month. This ancient practice involves positioning the hands along the body to direct energy, release tension and discomfort, and enhance well-being. Dress comfortably and bring a blanket.
    • Returning clients, please register for just one appointment monthly
    • Registration is required
    • If you cannot attend a class/group for which you are registered, CANCEL your registration as soon as possible by calling 703.698.2526; this will allow another person to attend
    • If you miss two appointments without prior notice we may need to refer you to Reiki practitioners in the community.

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7:00pm

FC Caregiver (FC)

Caregiver Connection, FC, 2018 (FC)

Meet for ongoing support in dealing with the challenges of caring for a loved one with cancer. Learn coping strategies and information related to cancer and its treatments. Facilitator: Rebecca Babb, MSN, RN, CPNP-AC LSW. Registration required 48 hours in advance.

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7:00pm

Reiki for Relaxat (FC)

2018 Reiki for Relaxation, FC, Mon 7 PM (FC)

Registration opens on the first business day of each month. This ancient practice involves positioning the hands along the body to direct energy, release tension and discomfort, and enhance well-being. Dress comfortably and bring a blanket.
    • Returning clients, please register for just one appointment monthly
    • Registration is required
    • If you cannot attend a class/group for which you are registered, CANCEL your registration as soon as possible by calling 703.698.2526; this will allow another person to attend
    • If you miss two appointments without prior notice we may need to refer you to Reiki practitioners in the community.

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6:00pm

Grupo de Apoyo (ILH-RO)

Grupo de Apoyo Para Pacientes, Sobrevivientes y Familias Hispanohablantes (ILH-RO)

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

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7:00pm

Zumba (FC)

2018 Zumba, FC (FC)

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

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10:30am

Spirituality Quest (FC)

Spirituality Quest, August (FC)

Join us as we share our thoughts on "Sharing School Memories: Connecting to Spiritual Moments". Facilitator: Marsha Komandt, RN, BSN, OCN. Registration is required.

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11:00am

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

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

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

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12:00pm

EZ Tai Chi-July-Au (FC)

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

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

3:30pm

Acupuncture (FC)

Acupuncture Appointments (FC)

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

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6:00pm

Woman's Surviv (FC)

Woman's Survivorship 3+ (FC)

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

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6:00pm

Colorectal Cancer (FC)

Colorectal Cancer Support Group, Advanced Stage (FC)

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

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6:30pm

IAH Young Women (IAH-CCW)

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

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

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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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4:00pm

Breast Surgery Pre (ILH-PER )

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

If you are scheduled for a mastectomy or lumpectomy with reconstruction at Inova Loudoun Hospital, this educational class will help you prepare for surgery. You will receive an overview of what to expect from our oncology nurse navigator, physical and occupational therapists and oncology social worker. Family member may attend without registration. Instructor: Christine Stone RN, MSN, OCN. Registration is required; no exceptions.
    • Registration is required
    • If you cannot attend a class/group for which you are registered, CANCEL your registration as soon as possible by calling 703.698.2526; this will allow another person to attend.

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6:00pm

Prostate Group Lou (LCSC)

Us Too Prostate Cancer Support Group, ILH, 2018 (LCSC)

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

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7:00pm

Zumba (IAH-E&T 1&2)

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

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

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10:00am

Cardio-Core (44084 RP)

Cardio-Core (44084 RP)

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

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5:30pm

Breast or Gynecolo (FC)

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

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

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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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11:30am

Strengthen w Barre (FO-LWC)

2018 Strengthen with Barre and Pilates (FO-LWC)

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

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1:00pm

Gentle Yoga (FC)

Gentle Yoga, FC, 2018 (FC)

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

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6:30pm

Barre Tone (FC)

Barre Tone, FC, Jul-Aug 2018 (FC)

No class July 5. 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.No class May 24 and July 5. 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.
Important Movement Class Information
    • Registration is required
    • All Movement classes will skip the week of July 2
    • A signed Physical Activity Waiver is required for each previously unattended class in 2018 (go to lifewithcancer.org and hover over the "Register for a Class" Tab. Click on the third item down, "Class Forms", then physical-activity-waiver-fill-in)
    • Participants who are more than 2 years out of completing active treatment (chemotherapy, radiation, surgery, targeted therapies, and immunotherapies) are encouraged to consider making a donation of $5 per class
    • If you cannot attend a class/group for which you are registered, CANCEL your registration as soon as possible by calling 703.698.2526; this will allow another person to attend.

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10:00am

Total Body Conditi (44084 RP)

2018 Total Body Conditioning, Thursday (44084 RP)

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

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1:00pm

Art Therapy (FC)

Healing through Art Therapy, Fairfax (FC)

Registration begins on the first of each month. Experience the power of your creativity through art therapy, relaxation and guided imagery. This group provides opportunities for reflection and personal growth while creating with a variety of art media and approaches. No experience is necessary, just a willingness to explore and be a part of a supportive, creative community. This group is for those currently in treatment, out of treatment within 2 years, caregivers and bereaved within 2 years. Facilitated by Jean McCaw, ATR-BC, LCPAT & Sarah Schmidt, MA.
    • Registration is required
    • If you cannot attend a class/group for which you are registered, CANCEL your registration as soon as possible by calling 703.698.2526; this will allow another person to attend.

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2:00pm

Laughter Yoga (FC)

Laughter Yoga (FC)

Laughter Yoga uses a combination of rhythmic clapping, simulated laughter and yoga-like breathing exercises that have a number of benefits including improved oxygen levels in the body, improved lung capacity, reduced stress and an enhanced feeling of well-being. In Laughter Yoga you don’t have to have a sense of humor; you don’t have to be witty. Simply follow the instructor and do the exercises. No need to get on the floor; laughter yoga can be done seated in a chair. Registration is required.

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2:00pm

Meditation and Gui

Meditation and Guided Imagery, FC, 2018

Join us for a relaxing exploration of the power and benefits of meditation, a practice that can reduce stress and offer healing. Each weekly session begins with breath work and a relaxation technique that leads into a guided meditation.
    • Registration is required
    • If you cannot attend a class/group for which you are registered, CANCEL your registration as soon as possible by calling 703.698.2526; this will allow another person to attend.

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2:30pm

Writing Your Life (FC)

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

This writing group is for those who previously completed the 4 week series, giving you the opportunity to continue writing about the significant events in your life as a legacy for your family, expression of feelings about an experience or to process an event. No writing experience needed. Writing exercises will help get you started and classmates feedback will enhance your efforts. Facilitator: Lynn Magrum, MSN, CANP, AOCN.

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6:00pm

Just for the Guys (IAH-LWC)

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

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

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10:15am

Restorative Yoga (FC)

2018 Restorative Yoga, FC (FC)

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

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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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10:30am

Zumba Gold, ILH, J (44084 RP)

2018 Zumba Gold, ILH (44084 RP)

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

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1:00pm

Knitting/Crochetin (FC)

Knitting&Crocheting Circle, Fri, 2018 (FC)

Past, new, experienced and inexperienced participants are welcome to join us to work on your own project or one to donate. All supplies will be provided. Facilitator: Carolyn Sam, M.Ed.
    • Registration is required
    • If you cannot attend a class/group for which you are registered, CANCEL your registration as soon as possible by calling 703.698.2526; this will allow another person to attend.

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9:00am

2Unstoppable (info@2unstop)

2Unstoppable Monthly Walk-n-Talk (info@2unstop)

Join 2Unstoppable's monthly Walk-n-Talk! A great opportunity to meet other women with a cancer diagnosis who want to get moving and stay strong! Appropriate for walkers of every level and ability. After brief introductions, we will walk for approximately 45 minutes at a gentle pace, do some basic stretching, and enjoy snacks, drinks & conversation. Meet at the Herndon Red Caboose on the W&OD Trail 726 Lynn St (between Station St and Center St) Herndon, VA. There is never a charge for this event! RSVP to info@2unstoppable.org. For more information go to https://2unstoppable.org/2unstoppable-monthly-walk-2/.

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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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5:00pm

Ask a Dietitian (FC)

Ask a Dietitian (FC)

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

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5:00pm

Look Good...Feel B (FC)

2018 Look Good...Feel Better, Fairfax (FC)

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

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5:30pm

IAH Breast Ca Grou (IAH-LWC)

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

This group is for women diagnosed with stage 0-3 breast cancer, up to 2 years out of active treatment (see Women’s Survivorship Group for those more than 2 years out of active treatment). Join others who are sharing information, making decisions about treatment, and learning how to best navigate survivorship. Registration is required. Facilitators: Michelle Ferretti, MSW and Gerry Higgins, MSN, RN-BC, CPON.

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3:30pm

Acupuncture (FC)

Acupuncture Appointments (FC)

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

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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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12:00pm

Fighting Cancer wi (FO-RO)

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

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

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2:00pm

Breast Surgery Pre (FC)

Breast Surgery Pre-Op Class, Fairfax (FC)

A nurse navigator will explain what you need to know before, during and after mastectomy surgery: node biopsy, managing drains and discomfort, bathing, moving comfortably, prostheses, undergarments, and more. Registration is required (family member/friend may attend without registration). Class facilitated by Laura Hudgens, RN, BSN, OCN.
    • Registration is required
    • If you cannot attend a class/group for which you are registered, CANCEL your registration as soon as possible by calling 703.698.2526; this will allow another person to attend.

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4:00pm

Plant-Based Diets (FC)

Plant-Based Diets (FC)

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

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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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6:45pm

Reiki at Loudoun (44084 RP)

Reiki for Relaxation 2018 at Loudoun (44084 RP)

Registration opens on the first business day of each month. This ancient practice involves positioning the hands along the body to direct energy, release tension and discomfort, and enhance well-being. Dress comfortably and bring a blanket.
    • Returning clients, please register for just one appointment monthly
    • Registration is required
    • If you cannot attend a class/group for which you are registered, CANCEL your registration as soon as possible by calling 703.698.2526; this will allow another person to attend
    • If you miss two appointments without prior notice we may need to refer you to Reiki practitioners in the community.

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7:30pm

Young Adult Group (FC)

Young Adult Group 2018 (FC)

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

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1:00pm

Breast Surgery Pre (ILH-PER )

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

If you are scheduled for a mastectomy or lumpectomy with reconstruction at Inova Loudoun Hospital, this educational class will help you prepare for surgery. You will receive an overview of what to expect from our oncology nurse navigator, physical and occupational therapists and oncology social worker. Family member may attend without registration. Instructor: Christine Stone RN, MSN, OCN. Registration is required; no exceptions.
    • Registration is required
    • If you cannot attend a class/group for which you are registered, CANCEL your registration as soon as possible by calling 703.698.2526; this will allow another person to attend.

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00:00pm

Coalesce: An Advan (FC)

Coalesce: An Advanced Breast Cancer Group (FC)

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

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10:00am

Breast Surgery Pre (FC)

Breast Surgery Pre-Op Class, Fairfax (FC)

A nurse navigator will explain what you need to know before, during and after mastectomy surgery: node biopsy, managing drains and discomfort, bathing, moving comfortably, prostheses, undergarments, and more. Registration is required (family member/friend may attend without registration). Class facilitated by Laura Hudgens, RN, BSN, OCN.
    • Registration is required
    • If you cannot attend a class/group for which you are registered, CANCEL your registration as soon as possible by calling 703.698.2526; this will allow another person to attend.

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1:00pm

Healing Through Ar (FO-LWC)

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

Registration opens on the first of the month. Experience the power of your creativity through art therapy, relaxation and guided imagery. This group provides opportunities for reflection and personal growth while creating with a variety of art media and approaches. No art experience is necessary, just a willingness to explore and be part of a supportive, creative community. This group is for those currently in treatment, out of treatment within 2 years, caregivers and bereaved within 2 years. Please note, FO-LWC is across from the hospital. There is free valet parking. Once registered please call 703.698.2526 to cancel if you cannot attend. Facilitator: Jean McCaw, ATR-BC, LCPAT.
    • Registration is required
    • If you cannot attend a class/group for which you are registered, CANCEL your registration as soon as possible by calling 703.698.2526; this will allow another person to attend.

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FULL class. Check back for possible openings.

4:00pm

Gentle Yoga (IAH-LWC)

Gentle Yoga, IAH, 2018 (IAH-LWC)

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

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5:00pm

Mindful Eating (FC)

Mindful Eating (FC)

Join Registered Dietitian, Lauren Fay, to learn about "Mindful Eating" and how this can help improve the quality of your diet and overall relationship with food.
    • Registration is required
    • If you cannot attend a class/group for which you are registered, CANCEL your registration as soon as possible by calling 703.698.2526; this will allow another person to attend.

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5:30pm

ILH Breast Cancer (ILH-RO)

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

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

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6:00pm

Orientation (FC)

Orientation, Monday PM 2018 (FC)

Take a tour of our Family Center and learn about our many programs, classes, groups and services for children and adults. Registration is required. Can't make a scheduled orientation? Call us at 703.698.2534 to arrange a personal session.

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3:30pm

Acupuncture (FC)

Acupuncture Appointments (FC)

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

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12:30pm

Breast Surgery Pre (FO-LWC)

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

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

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5:00pm

Survivorship Nutri (FC)

Survivorship Nutrition Update (FC)

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

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6:30pm

Book Group: The Al (ILH-RO)

Book Group: The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho (ILH-RO)

“Paulo Coelho's masterpiece tells the mystical story of Santiago, an Andalusian shepherd boy who yearns to travel in search of a worldly treasure. His quest will lead him to riches far different—and far more satisfying—than he ever imagined. Santiago's journey teaches us about the essential wisdom of listening to our hearts, of recognizing opportunity and learning to read the omens strewn along life's path, and, most importantly, to follow our dreams.”

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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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Location Key:


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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

 IAH-HEC 3-5:
  Inova Alexandria Hospital Health Education Center, 4320 Seminary Rd,, Alexandria, VA, 22304    Map It

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

 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

 info@2unstop:
  info@2unstoppable.org, info@2unstoppable.org, VA

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


CLASS/GROUP REGISTRATION INFORMATION

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

-Classes, groups & counseling are FREE

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

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