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    January 2019      

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2:00pm

Chair-Based Exerci (FC)

Chair-Based Exercise, Wednesday (FC)

There will be no class on 1/16. 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 and a signed Physical Activity Waiver is required for each previously unattended class (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

Cardio-Core (FO-LWC)

Cardio-Core (FO-LWC)

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

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3:00pm

Cross-Train Challe (FC)

Cross-Train Challenge (FC)

There will be no class 1/16. 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 and a signed Physical Activity Waiver is required for each previously unattended class (go to lifewithcancer.org and hover over the "Register for a Class" Tab. Click on the third item down (Class Forms, then physical-activity-waiver-fill-in). Participants who are more than 2 years out of completing active treatment (chemotherapy, radiation, surgery, targeted therapies, and immunotherapies) are encouraged to consider making a donation of $5 per class. If you cannot attend a class/group for which you are registered, CANCEL your registration as soon as possible by calling 703.698.2526; this will allow another person to attend.

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6:00pm

Young Women with (FO-LWC)

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

Women with stage 0-3 breast cancer who are no more than 2 years out of active treatment are invited to meet with others in their 20s, 30s and 40s to gather informatin and learn how to best navigate survivorship. Facilitators: Maureen Broderick, LCSW and Shairna Bluesteen, RN, BSN, OCN. If attending for the first time call Maureen Broderick 703-391-4180. Registration required.

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6:30pm

Lung Cancer Group (FC)

Lung Cancer Group (FC)

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

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10:30am

Cardio Drumming (FC)

Cardio Drumming (FC)

There will be no class 1/17. An energetic, get lost in the music, full body workout! Combining drumming, cardio, strength training into a 45 minute toning class. Registration and a signed Physical Activity Waiver is required for each previously unattended class (go to lifewithcancer.org and hover over the "Register for a Class" Tab. Click on the third item down (Class Forms, then physical-activity-waiver-fill-in). Participants who are more than 2 years out of completing active treatment (chemotherapy, radiation, surgery, targeted therapies, and immunotherapies) are encouraged to consider making a donation of $5 per class. If you cannot attend a class/group for which you are registered, CANCEL your registration as soon as possible by calling 703.698.2526; this will allow another person to attend.

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11:30am

Strengthen w Barre (FO-LWC)

Strengthen with Barre and Pilates (FO-LWC)

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

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1:00pm

Mindfulness-Based (IAH-LWC)

Mindfulness-Based Cancer Recovery, IAH 2019 (IAH-LWC)

Learn practices that focus on the connection and integration of the mind and body to effect changes on physical, emotional, and spiritual levels for the purpose of promoting health and well-being. Requirements for registration: Attendance at orientation on January 3, 1pm; purchase of the book Mindfulness-Based Cancer Recovery; regular attendance; assigned reading and commitment to home-based practice. Space is limited. Registration is required.

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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

Barre Tone (FC)

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

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12:00pm

Restorative Yoga (44084 RP)

Restorative Yoga (44084 RP)

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. Registration and a signed Physical Activity Waiver is required for each previously unattended class (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

Knit and Crochet (FC)

Knitting & Crocheting Circle (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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1:00pm

Yin Yoga for Pati (FO-LWC)

Yin Yoga for Those in Treatment (FO-LWC)

Appropriate for all levels. Incorporating gentle movement and supported positions, Yin Yoga targets the deepest tissues of the body allowing increases in range of motion and promoting optimal health and vitality. Props and mats are provided. Please dress comfortably; bring a light blanket and water. Registration and a signed Physical Activity Waiver is required for each previously unattended class (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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9:30am

Reiki Level I (FC)

Level I Reiki Workshop (FC)

Reiki is well known for helping to reduce pain and promote recovery from injuries, illness, disease, and depression. Reiki can also help to maintain a state of inner balance and wellness on all levels of the mind, body, spirit, and emotions. Level I training primarily focuses on the self and self-healing. Class topics include: The History of Reiki Jin Kei Do; Receiving energy attunements that enable a person to channel Reiki energy; Introduction to Meditation; A form of Qigong – a Chinese form of physical exercise similar to Tai Chi; Training in self-treatment of the body and chakras; Six-point awareness meditation which trains the mind to focus; Learning seated treatment for treating the body and chakras of others. Please bring your lunch. Space is limited and registration is required.

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3:00pm

Keeping Fit (FC)

Keeping Fit (FC)

There will be no class 1/14. 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!
Registration and a signed 2019 Physical Activity Waiver is required for each previously unattended class (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)

Functional Fitness (FO-LWC)

Using resistance equipment, body weight and different movement patterns you'll build strength, cardio, flexibility and balance. Registration and a signed Physical Activity Waiver is required for each previously unattended class (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)

Total Body Conditioning Monday (44084 RP)

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

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2:00pm

Chair-Based Exerci (FC)

Chair-Based Exercise, Monday (FC)

There will be no class 1/14. 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 and a signed Physical Activity Waiver is required for each previously unattended class (go to lifewithcancer.org and hover over the "Register for a Class" Tab. Click on the third item down (Class Forms, then physical-activity-waiver-fill-in). Participants who are more than 2 years out of completing active treatment (chemotherapy, radiation, surgery, targeted therapies, and immunotherapies) are encouraged to consider making a donation of $5 per class. If you cannot attend a class/group for which you are registered, CANCEL your registration as soon as possible by calling 703.698.2526; this will allow another person to attend.

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4:00pm

Gentle Yoga (IAH-HEC 3-5)

Gentle Yoga, IAH, (IAH-HEC 3-5)

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 and a signed Physical Activity Waiver is required for each previously unattended class (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

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.

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7:00pm

Zumba (IAH-HEC 3-5)

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

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7:00pm

Evening Gentle Yog (FC)

Evening Gentle Yoga, FC (FC)

There will be no class 1/14. 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. Registration and a signed Physical Activity Waiver is required for each previously unattended class (go to lifewithcancer.org and hover over the "Register for a Class" Tab. Click on the third item down (Class Forms, then physical-activity-waiver-fill-in). Participants who are more than 2 years out of completing active treatment (chemotherapy, radiation, surgery, targeted therapies, and immunotherapies) are encouraged to consider making a donation of $5 per class. If you cannot attend a class/group for which you are registered, CANCEL your registration as soon as possible by calling 703.698.2526; this will allow another person to attend.

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7:00pm

Evening Gentle Yog (44084 RP)

Evening Gentle Yoga, 44084, (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. Registration and a signed Physical Activity Waiver is required for each previously unattended class (go to lifewithcancer.org and hover over the "Register for a Class" Tab. Click on the third item down (Class Forms, then physical-activity-waiver-fill-in). Participants who are more than 2 years out of completing active treatment (chemotherapy, radiation, surgery, targeted therapies, and immunotherapies) are encouraged to consider making a donation of $5 per class. If you cannot attend a class/group for which you are registered, CANCEL your registration as soon as possible by calling 703.698.2526; this will allow another person to attend.

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7:00pm

Evening Gentle Yog (FO-LWC)

Evening Gentle Yoga, FO (FO-LWC)

Blending gentle movement to increase flexibility and stamina, breath work and guided relaxation to help restore balance and harmony to your body and mind. You'll learn movements that stretch, strengthen and relax muscles. Bring a blanket. Registration and a signed Physical Activity Waiver is required for each previously unattended class (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 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, OSWC, Tuesdays and Wednesdays. micheline.toussaint@inova.org, 703.698.2521.

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10:30am

Spirituality Quest (FC)

Spirituality Quest, Jan 2019 (FC)

Join us on the second Tuesday of the month as we explore our spiritual paths! Spirituality in the New Year: What's In? What's Out? Registration is required.

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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. Registration is required.

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12:00pm

EZ Tai Chi (FC)

EZ Tai Chi (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 movements of Yang Style Tai Chi but provides many of the health benefits and may encourage pursuing further studies of the complete form.Registration and a signed 2019 Physical Activity Waiver is required for each previously unattended class (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

Yoga Sculpt (FO-LWC)

Yoga Sculpt (FO-LWC)

Yoga Sculpt combines yoga, light weight training, core work and cardio, for a full body workout. It is designed to help tone and strengthen muscles, and improve balance and overall fitness. Bring a small towel and water. Registration and a signed Physical Activity Waiver is required for each previously unattended class (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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1:30pm

Zentangle 201 (44084 RP)

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

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3:30pm

Acupuncture (FC)

Acupuncture Appointments (FC)

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

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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

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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6:00pm

Prostate Group Lou (LCSC)

Us Too Prostate Cancer Support Group, ILH (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

Tai Chi (FC)

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. Registration and a signed Physical Activity Waiver is required for each previously unattended class (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

IAH Young Women (IAH-CCW)

Young Women with Breast Cancer, IAH (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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6:30pm

Cardio-Core (IAH-HEC 3-5)

Cardio-Core (IAH-HEC 3-5)

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

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7:00pm

Zumba (FC)

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

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7:30pm

Us Too Prostate Ca (FC)

FX-FC Us Too Prostate Cancer Group, 2018 Discussion Group (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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2:00pm

Chair-Based Exerci (FC)

Chair-Based Exercise, Wednesday (FC)

There will be no class on 1/16. 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 and a signed Physical Activity Waiver is required for each previously unattended class (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. Registration and a signed Physical Activity Waiver is required for each previously unattended class (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

Cardio-Core (FO-LWC)

Cardio-Core (FO-LWC)

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

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11:00am

Joyful Belly Dance (FC)

Joyful Belly Dance (FC)

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 and a signed 2019 Physical Activity Waiver is required for each previously unattended class (go to lifewithcancer.org and hover over the "Register for a Class" Tab. Click on the third item down (Class Forms, then physical-activity-waiver-fill-in). Participants who are more than 2 years out of completing active treatment (chemotherapy, radiation, surgery, targeted therapies, and immunotherapies) are encouraged to consider making a donation of $5 per class. If you cannot attend a class/group for which you are registered, CANCEL your registration as soon as possible by calling 703.698.2526; this will allow another person to attend.

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12:30pm

Breast Surgery Pre (FO-LWC)

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

Learn what you need to know before, during and after breast cancer surgery: node biopsy, managing drains and discomfort, bathing, moving comfortably, prostheses, and more. Family/friends welcome. Registration is required.

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FULL class. Check back for possible openings.

2:30pm

Mindfulness-Based (FC)

Mindfulness-Based Cancer Recovery, FC, (FC)

In this 6-week series you will learn practices that focus on mind-body integration to effect changes on physical, emotional and spiritual levels for the purpose of promoting health and well-being. Requirements: Purchase of Mindfulness-Based Cancer Recovery book; assigned reading and commitment to home-based practice. Registration is required and space is limited. Questions contact Micheline Toussaint, LCSW, 703-698-2521

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

3:00pm

Cross-Train Challe (FC)

Cross-Train Challenge (FC)

There will be no class 1/16. 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 and a signed Physical Activity Waiver is required for each previously unattended class (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

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

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. Registration is required.

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5:30pm

Caregiver Connecti (FO-LWC)

Caregiver Connection, FO (FO-LWC)

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

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5:30pm

Yoga for Breast Ca (FC)

Yoga for Breast Cancer Surivors (FC)

There will be no class 1/23. 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 and a signed Physical Activity Waiver is required for each previously unattended class (go to lifewithcancer.org and hover over the "Register for a Class" Tab. Click on the third item down (Class Forms, then physical-activity-waiver-fill-in). Participants who are more than 2 years out of completing active treatment (chemotherapy, radiation, surgery, targeted therapies, and immunotherapies) are encouraged to consider making a donation of $5 per class. If you cannot attend a class/group for which you are registered, CANCEL your registration as soon as possible by calling 703.698.2526; this will allow another person to attend.

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6:00pm

Breast Cancer Grou (FC)

Breast Cancer Support Group, FC (FC)

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

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6:00pm

Total Body (44084 RP)

Total Body Conditioning, Wednesday (44084 RP)

An energizing  workout combining cardio, strengthening, balance and core in one workout. Registration and a signed Physical Activity Waiver is required for each previously unattended class (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

Cardio Drumming (FC)

Cardio Drumming (FC)

There will be no class 1/17. An energetic, get lost in the music, full body workout! Combining drumming, cardio, strength training into a 45 minute toning class. Registration and a signed Physical Activity Waiver is required for each previously unattended class (go to lifewithcancer.org and hover over the "Register for a Class" Tab. Click on the third item down (Class Forms, then physical-activity-waiver-fill-in). Participants who are more than 2 years out of completing active treatment (chemotherapy, radiation, surgery, targeted therapies, and immunotherapies) are encouraged to consider making a donation of $5 per class. If you cannot attend a class/group for which you are registered, CANCEL your registration as soon as possible by calling 703.698.2526; this will allow another person to attend.

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3:30pm

Acupuncture (FC)

Acupuncture Appointments (FC)

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

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6:30pm

Barre Tone (FC)

Barre Tone, FC (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 and a signed Physical Activity Waiver is required for each previously unattended class (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)

Total Body Conditioning, Thursday (44084 RP)

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

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11:30am

Orientation, Thurs (FC)

Orientation, Thurs AM (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 w Barre (FO-LWC)

Strengthen with Barre and Pilates (FO-LWC)

You'll combine barre and pilates movements set to motivating music to create an invigorating workout. Registration and a signed Physical Activity Waiver is required for each previously unattended class (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

Advanced Disease (FO-LWC)

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

Join us as we explore ways to learn to live with advanced cancer and the many questions and life decisions that come along with an advanced cancer diagnosis. Facilitator: Karen Archer, MSW, LCSW. Registration is required.

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1:00pm

Gentle Yoga (FC)

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

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1:00pm

Mindfulness-Based (IAH-LWC)

Mindfulness-Based Cancer Recovery, IAH 2019 (IAH-LWC)

Learn practices that focus on the connection and integration of the mind and body to effect changes on physical, emotional, and spiritual levels for the purpose of promoting health and well-being. Requirements for registration: Attendance at orientation on January 3, 1pm; purchase of the book Mindfulness-Based Cancer Recovery; regular attendance; assigned reading and commitment to home-based practice. Space is limited. 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)

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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6:00pm

IAH Us Too (IAH-AUD)

Us Too, Prostate Cancer Group, IAH (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

Woman's Survivorsh (ILH-RO)

Woman'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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6:00pm

Gastrointestinal ( (FC)

Gastrointestinal (GI) Cancer Support Group, Early Stage (FC)

This support group is for people impacted by a stage 0-3 gastrointestinal cancer diagnosis: esophagus, stomach, biliary system, pancreas, small intestine, large intestine, rectum, anus. Connect with patients, survivors, and loved ones to discuss the changes that treatment and survivorship can bring. Facilitators: Michelle Bronzo, MA, LPC, CT, and Mary Kay Mecca, RN, BSN, ONC. Registration is required.

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1:00pm

Yin Yoga for Pati (FO-LWC)

Yin Yoga for Those in Treatment (FO-LWC)

Appropriate for all levels. Incorporating gentle movement and supported positions, Yin Yoga targets the deepest tissues of the body allowing increases in range of motion and promoting optimal health and vitality. Props and mats are provided. Please dress comfortably; bring a light blanket and water. Registration and a signed Physical Activity Waiver is required for each previously unattended class (go to lifewithcancer.org and hover over the "Register for a Class" Tab. Click on the third item down (Class Forms, then physical-activity-waiver-fill-in). Participants who are more than 2 years out of completing active treatment (chemotherapy, radiation, surgery, targeted therapies, and immunotherapies) are encouraged to consider making a donation of $5 per class. If you cannot attend a class/group for which you are registered, CANCEL your registration as soon as possible by calling 703.698.2526; this will allow another person to attend.

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12:00pm

Restorative Yoga (44084 RP)

Restorative Yoga (44084 RP)

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. Registration and a signed Physical Activity Waiver is required for each previously unattended class (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 II (FC)

Coalesce 2019: An Advanced Breast Cancer Group (FC)

Meet with women of all ages to share life's joys and sorrows. Contact Shara Sosa LCSW, OSW-C for more information and to register, shara.sosa@inova.org, 703.698.2522.

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10:30am

Zumba Gold, ILH, J (44084 RP)

Zumba Gold (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. Registration and a signed Physical Activity Waiver is required for each previously unattended class (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

Carcinoid Cancer G (FC)

Carcinoid Cancer Group (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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10:30pm

Myelodysplastic (FC)

Myelodysplastic Syndromes (MDS) Support Group (FC)

The December meeting is cancelled due to a scheduling conflict. See you in January.

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10:00am

Functional Fitness (FO-LWC)

Functional Fitness (FO-LWC)

Using resistance equipment, body weight and different movement patterns you'll build strength, cardio, flexibility and balance. Registration and a signed Physical Activity Waiver is required for each previously unattended class (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)

Total Body Conditioning Monday (44084 RP)

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

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4:00pm

Gentle Yoga (IAH-HEC 3-5)

Gentle Yoga, IAH, (IAH-HEC 3-5)

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

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7:00pm

Zumba (IAH-HEC 3-5)

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

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7:00pm

Evening Gentle Yog (44084 RP)

Evening Gentle Yoga, 44084, (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. Registration and a signed Physical Activity Waiver is required for each previously unattended class (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

Survivorship Nutri (FC)

Survivorship Nutrition 2018 (FC)

Registered Dietitian, Lauren Fay will review nutritional priorities throughout the course of cancer treatment, as well as strategies to help overcome common treatment related side effects to help optimize nutrition status. Class includes a cooking demonstration. 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. Registration is required.If you cannot attend a class/group for which you are registered, CANCEL your registration as soon as possible by calling 703.698.2526; this will allow another person to attend.

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5:30pm

Teens Art Therapy (FC)

Art Therapy Group for Teens in Treatment (FC)

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

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6:00pm

Healing Touch (44084 RP)

Healing Touch, Loudoun (44084 RP)

Registration begins on the first business day of the month by 9:15. Returning clients, please sign up every other month to give new clients a chance to experience Healing Touch. Healing touch practitioners employ the hands, placed just above the body or with actual light touch, to clear, energize, and balance the human and environmental energy fields, thus affecting physical, mental, emotional and spiritual health. Dress comfortably and bring a sheet, blanket and pillow. Space is limited; registration is required. Questions? Call 703.858.8867, M-Th.

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6:00pm

Reiki for Relaxat (FC)

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

Registration opens on the first business day of each month for each patient and no more than one caregiver. Use different email for each person registered. Please register for only one appointment per 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. 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 (FC)

Meet for ongoing support in dealing with the challenges of caring for a loved one with cancer. Learn coping strategies and information related to cancer and its treatments. Facilitators: Rebecca Babb, MSN, RN, CPNP-AC LSW and Tyler Pudleiner, MSW. Registration required by previous Friday.

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7:00pm

Reiki for Relaxat (FC)

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

Registration opens on the first business day of each month for each patient and no more than one caregiver. Use different email for each person registered. Please register for only one appointment per 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. If you cannot attend a class/group for which you are registered, CANCEL your registration as soon as possible by calling 703.698.2526; this will allow another person to attend. If you miss two appointments without prior notice we may need to refer you to Reiki practitioners in the community.

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7:00pm

Evening Gentle Yog (FO-LWC)

Evening Gentle Yoga, FO (FO-LWC)

Blending gentle movement to increase flexibility and stamina, breath work and guided relaxation to help restore balance and harmony to your body and mind. You'll learn movements that stretch, strengthen and relax muscles. Bring a blanket. Registration and a signed Physical Activity Waiver is required for each previously unattended class (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

Yoga Sculpt (FO-LWC)

Yoga Sculpt (FO-LWC)

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

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12:00pm

EZ Tai Chi (FC)

EZ Tai Chi (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 movements of Yang Style Tai Chi but provides many of the health benefits and may encourage pursuing further studies of the complete form.Registration and a signed 2019 Physical Activity Waiver is required for each previously unattended class (go to lifewithcancer.org and hover over the "Register for a Class" Tab. Click on the third item down (Class Forms, then physical-activity-waiver-fill-in). Participants who are more than 2 years out of completing active treatment (chemotherapy, radiation, surgery, targeted therapies, and immunotherapies) are encouraged to consider making a donation of $5 per class. If you cannot attend a class/group for which you are registered, CANCEL your registration as soon as possible by calling 703.698.2526; this will allow another person to attend.

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3:30pm

Acupuncture (FC)

Acupuncture Appointments (FC)

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

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6:00pm

Tai Chi (FC)

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

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7:00pm

Zumba (FC)

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

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11:45am

Multiple Myeloma: (FC)

Multiple Myeloma: What's New, 2019 (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. Special guest speaker for January! Gregory Orloff, MD, Virginia Cancer Specialists will present on "What's New in Multiple Myeloma." Facilitators: Drucilla Brethwaite, LCSW, Rebecca DiPatri RN, BSN OCN 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-LWC)

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

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

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6:00pm

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

FC Young Women (FC)

Young Women with Breast Cancer, FC (FC)

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

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10:00am

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

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FULL class. Check back for possible openings.

2:30pm

Mindfulness-Based (FC)

Mindfulness-Based Cancer Recovery, FC, (FC)

In this 6-week series you will learn practices that focus on mind-body integration to effect changes on physical, emotional and spiritual levels for the purpose of promoting health and well-being. Requirements: Purchase of Mindfulness-Based Cancer Recovery book; assigned reading and commitment to home-based practice. Registration is required and space is limited. Questions contact Micheline Toussaint, LCSW, 703-698-2521

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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 Surivors (FC)

There will be no class 1/23. 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 and a signed Physical Activity Waiver is required for each previously unattended class (go to lifewithcancer.org and hover over the "Register for a Class" Tab. Click on the third item down (Class Forms, then physical-activity-waiver-fill-in). Participants who are more than 2 years out of completing active treatment (chemotherapy, radiation, surgery, targeted therapies, and immunotherapies) are encouraged to consider making a donation of $5 per class. If you cannot attend a class/group for which you are registered, CANCEL your registration as soon as possible by calling 703.698.2526; this will allow another person to attend.

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6:00pm

Total Body (44084 RP)

Total Body Conditioning, Wednesday (44084 RP)

An energizing  workout combining cardio, strengthening, balance and core in one workout. Registration and a signed Physical Activity Waiver is required for each previously unattended class (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

Cardio-Core (FO-LWC)

Cardio-Core (FO-LWC)

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

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11:00am

Joyful Belly Dance (FC)

Joyful Belly Dance (FC)

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 and a signed 2019 Physical Activity Waiver is required for each previously unattended class (go to lifewithcancer.org and hover over the "Register for a Class" Tab. Click on the third item down (Class Forms, then physical-activity-waiver-fill-in). Participants who are more than 2 years out of completing active treatment (chemotherapy, radiation, surgery, targeted therapies, and immunotherapies) are encouraged to consider making a donation of $5 per class. If you cannot attend a class/group for which you are registered, CANCEL your registration as soon as possible by calling 703.698.2526; this will allow another person to attend.

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2:00pm

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.

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4:30pm

Managing Symptoms (FO-LWC)

Managing Symptoms of Neuropathy (FO-LWC)

Occupational THerapist, Kelly Hiltz, will discuss symptom management to reduce discomfort and improve function, provide an overview of adaptive equipment, and provide guidance on when to seek help from occupational or physical therapist to assist with neuropathy. Registration is required.

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5:30pm

Breast or Gynecolo (FC)

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

For women in maintenance therapy or completed treatment within the last 3 years: Many women who have completed treatment find it difficult to resume life as they knew it prior to cancer. 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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6:00pm

Book Group (FO-LWC)

Book Group: The Alchemist (FO-LWC)

This 25 year old classic by Paulo Coelho urges the reader to follow one's dreams and listen to one's heart. Registration is required.

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6:00pm

Mindfulness for (IAH-LWC)

Mindfulness for Healthy Living - 6 week course (IAH-LWC)

Meditation helps us to increase our energy and build confidence while we ease into disengaging from unhelpful thoughts and patterns. In this experiential and interactive course we will practice seated meditation and simple energy clearing visualizations and movements that will help experience and integrate key mind-body connections. Please obtain the book: 25 Lessons in Mindfulness by Rezvan Ameli, PhD. Everyone is welcome no matter your spiritual practice or physical ability. Instructor: Nancy Miller. Registration is required.

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

6:00pm

Curious about Canc (FC)

Curious about Cancer (FC)

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

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10:00am

Total Body Conditi (44084 RP)

Total Body Conditioning, Thursday (44084 RP)

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

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2:00pm

Meditation and Gui (FC)

Meditation and Guided Imagery (FC)

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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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

Barre Tone (FC)

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

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11:30am

Strengthen w Barre (FO-LWC)

Strengthen with Barre and Pilates (FO-LWC)

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

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11:30am

Dance/Movement The (FC)

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

This movement group will meet the individual where they are and allow time for bonding and social support, expressive and meaningful movement, slowing down the pace of life and connection to self and body. No experience is necessary, just a willingness to explore and be a part of a supportive, creative community. Once registered please call 703.698.2526 to cancel if you cannot attend so someone else may attend.

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1:00pm

Art Therapy (FC)

Healing through Art Therapy, Fairfax (FC)

Registration begins on the 1st business day 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. Once registered please call 703.698.2526 to cancel if you cannot attend so someone else may 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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1:00pm

Mindfulness-Based (IAH-LWC)

Mindfulness-Based Cancer Recovery, IAH 2019 (IAH-LWC)

Learn practices that focus on the connection and integration of the mind and body to effect changes on physical, emotional, and spiritual levels for the purpose of promoting health and well-being. Requirements for registration: Attendance at orientation on January 3, 1pm; purchase of the book Mindfulness-Based Cancer Recovery; regular attendance; assigned reading and commitment to home-based practice. Space is limited. Registration is required.

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

6:00pm

Men's Fitness Work (FO-LWC)

Men's Only Functional Fitness Workshop (FO-LWC)

Need more energy and strength for all your daily activities? Functional fitness focuses on building muscle, increasing bone density and bettering your balance. Weights, bands, exercise balls and mat work will be covered. Attendees leave with a circuit of exercises that can be done at home. All levels are welcome. Registration is required. A signed Physical Activity Waiver is required for each previously unattended class (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

Acupuncture (FC)

Benefits of Acupuncture in Cancer Care (FC)

Teerawong Kasiolarn, ND, MSAc, Lac, naturopathic physician and licensed acupuncturist with Inova Traditional Chinese Medicine Center will discuss and answer your questions on this important topic.

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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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00:00pm

Coalesce II (FC)

Coalesce 2019: An Advanced Breast Cancer Group (FC)

Meet with women of all ages to share life's joys and sorrows. Contact Shara Sosa LCSW, OSW-C for more information and to register, shara.sosa@inova.org, 703.698.2522.

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1:00pm

Yin Yoga for Pati (FO-LWC)

Yin Yoga for Those in Treatment (FO-LWC)

Appropriate for all levels. Incorporating gentle movement and supported positions, Yin Yoga targets the deepest tissues of the body allowing increases in range of motion and promoting optimal health and vitality. Props and mats are provided. Please dress comfortably; bring a light blanket and water. Registration and a signed Physical Activity Waiver is required for each previously unattended class (go to lifewithcancer.org and hover over the "Register for a Class" Tab. Click on the third item down (Class Forms, then physical-activity-waiver-fill-in). Participants who are more than 2 years out of completing active treatment (chemotherapy, radiation, surgery, targeted therapies, and immunotherapies) are encouraged to consider making a donation of $5 per class. If you cannot attend a class/group for which you are registered, CANCEL your registration as soon as possible by calling 703.698.2526; this will allow another person to attend.

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12:00pm

Restorative Yoga (44084 RP)

Restorative Yoga (44084 RP)

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. Registration and a signed Physical Activity Waiver is required for each previously unattended class (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)

Zumba Gold (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. Registration and a signed Physical Activity Waiver is required for each previously unattended class (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

Knit and Crochet (FC)

Knitting & Crocheting Circle (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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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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10:00am

Functional Fitness (FO-LWC)

Functional Fitness (FO-LWC)

Using resistance equipment, body weight and different movement patterns you'll build strength, cardio, flexibility and balance. Registration and a signed Physical Activity Waiver is required for each previously unattended class (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)

Total Body Conditioning Monday (44084 RP)

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

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2:00pm

Chair-Based Exerci (FC)

Chair-Based Exercise, Monday (FC)

There will be no class 1/14. 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 and a signed Physical Activity Waiver is required for each previously unattended class (go to lifewithcancer.org and hover over the "Register for a Class" Tab. Click on the third item down (Class Forms, then physical-activity-waiver-fill-in). Participants who are more than 2 years out of completing active treatment (chemotherapy, radiation, surgery, targeted therapies, and immunotherapies) are encouraged to consider making a donation of $5 per class. If you cannot attend a class/group for which you are registered, CANCEL your registration as soon as possible by calling 703.698.2526; this will allow another person to attend.

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3:00pm

Keeping Fit (FC)

Keeping Fit (FC)

There will be no class 1/14. 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!
Registration and a signed 2019 Physical Activity Waiver is required for each previously unattended class (go to lifewithcancer.org and hover over the "Register for a Class" Tab. Click on the third item down (Class Forms, then physical-activity-waiver-fill-in). Participants who are more than 2 years out of completing active treatment (chemotherapy, radiation, surgery, targeted therapies, and immunotherapies) are encouraged to consider making a donation of $5 per class. If you cannot attend a class/group for which you are registered, CANCEL your registration as soon as possible by calling 703.698.2526; this will allow another person to attend.

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4:00pm

Gentle Yoga (IAH-HEC 3-5)

Gentle Yoga, IAH, (IAH-HEC 3-5)

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

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7:00pm

Zumba (IAH-HEC 3-5)

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

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7:00pm

Evening Gentle Yog (44084 RP)

Evening Gentle Yoga, 44084, (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. Registration and a signed Physical Activity Waiver is required for each previously unattended class (go to lifewithcancer.org and hover over the "Register for a Class" Tab. Click on the third item down (Class Forms, then physical-activity-waiver-fill-in). Participants who are more than 2 years out of completing active treatment (chemotherapy, radiation, surgery, targeted therapies, and immunotherapies) are encouraged to consider making a donation of $5 per class. If you cannot attend a class/group for which you are registered, CANCEL your registration as soon as possible by calling 703.698.2526; this will allow another person to attend.

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10:00am

Leukemia and Lymph (FC)

Leukemia and Lymphoma Support Group (FC)

Patient and/or their caregivers are invited to 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 it treatments. Facilitator: Sarah Brooks, LCSW and Oncology Nurse Navigator, Lynn Magrum, MSN, CANP. Registration is required by previous Friday.

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5:30pm

IAH Breast Ca Grou (IAH-LWC)

Breast Cancer Support Group, IAH (IAH-LWC)

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

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5:30pm

Grupo de Apoyo (FC)

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

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

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7:00pm

Evening Gentle Yog (FC)

Evening Gentle Yoga, FC (FC)

There will be no class 1/14. 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. Registration and a signed Physical Activity Waiver is required for each previously unattended class (go to lifewithcancer.org and hover over the "Register for a Class" Tab. Click on the third item down (Class Forms, then physical-activity-waiver-fill-in). Participants who are more than 2 years out of completing active treatment (chemotherapy, radiation, surgery, targeted therapies, and immunotherapies) are encouraged to consider making a donation of $5 per class. If you cannot attend a class/group for which you are registered, CANCEL your registration as soon as possible by calling 703.698.2526; this will allow another person to attend.

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7:00pm

Evening Gentle Yog (FO-LWC)

Evening Gentle Yoga, FO (FO-LWC)

Blending gentle movement to increase flexibility and stamina, breath work and guided relaxation to help restore balance and harmony to your body and mind. You'll learn movements that stretch, strengthen and relax muscles. Bring a blanket. Registration and a signed Physical Activity Waiver is required for each previously unattended class (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

Yoga Sculpt (FO-LWC)

Yoga Sculpt (FO-LWC)

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

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12:00pm

EZ Tai Chi (FC)

EZ Tai Chi (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 movements of Yang Style Tai Chi but provides many of the health benefits and may encourage pursuing further studies of the complete form.Registration and a signed 2019 Physical Activity Waiver is required for each previously unattended class (go to lifewithcancer.org and hover over the "Register for a Class" Tab. Click on the third item down (Class Forms, then physical-activity-waiver-fill-in). Participants who are more than 2 years out of completing active treatment (chemotherapy, radiation, surgery, targeted therapies, and immunotherapies) are encouraged to consider making a donation of $5 per class. If you cannot attend a class/group for which you are registered, CANCEL your registration as soon as possible by calling 703.698.2526; this will allow another person to attend.

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3:30pm

Acupuncture (FC)

Acupuncture Appointments (FC)

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

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6:00pm

Tai Chi (FC)

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. Registration and a signed Physical Activity Waiver is required for each previously unattended class (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

Cardio-Core (IAH-HEC 3-5)

Cardio-Core (IAH-HEC 3-5)

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

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7:00pm

Zumba (FC)

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. Registration and a signed Physical Activity Waiver is required for each previously unattended class (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 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, OSWC, Tuesdays and Wednesdays. micheline.toussaint@inova.org, 703.698.2521.

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1:00pm

Art Therapy Series (FC)

Art Therapy Series: Going Deeper than Words, 2019 (FC)

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

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

6:30pm

Pediatric Oncology (FC)

Pediatric Oncology Parent Night; Childhood Cancer Organizations (FC)

Come hear about the many childhood cancer organizations and resources that benefit the entire family. Learn about Camp Fantastic and Brass Camp, getting a free tablet or IPAD for your homebound child, special wishes, family getaways, help at home, recreational opportunities, conferences, financial assistance, and more! Please Register with Cathy Bottrell, LCSW at cathy.bottrell@inova.org or 703-531-1515

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7:15pm

Good Grief, FC, 20 (FC)

Good Grief, FC, 2019 (FC)

This eight-week series provides an opportunity to join with others who have experienced the loss of a loved one with cancer within the past two years. We will discuss and explore the grieving process, accepting and expressing emotions, dealing with children, family and friends, changes in role and lifestyle, and coping with special dates. Facilitator: Sarah Brooks, LPC. Registration is required.

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

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11:00pm

Joyful Belly Dance (FC)

Joyful Belly Dance (FC)

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 and a signed 2019 Physical Activity Waiver is required for each previously unattended class (go to lifewithcancer.org and hover over the "Register for a Class" Tab. Click on the third item down (Class Forms, then physical-activity-waiver-fill-in). Participants who are more than 2 years out of completing active treatment (chemotherapy, radiation, surgery, targeted therapies, and immunotherapies) are encouraged to consider making a donation of $5 per class. If you cannot attend a class/group for which you are registered, CANCEL your registration as soon as possible by calling 703.698.2526; this will allow another person to attend.

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2:00pm

Chair-Based Exerci (FC)

Chair-Based Exercise, Wednesday (FC)

There will be no class on 1/16. 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 and a signed Physical Activity Waiver is required for each previously unattended class (go to lifewithcancer.org and hover over the "Register for a Class" Tab. Click on the third item down (Class Forms, then physical-activity-waiver-fill-in). Participants who are more than 2 years out of completing active treatment (chemotherapy, radiation, surgery, targeted therapies, and immunotherapies) are encouraged to consider making a donation of $5 per class. If you cannot attend a class/group for which you are registered, CANCEL your registration as soon as possible by calling 703.698.2526; this will allow another person to attend.

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FULL class. Check back for possible openings.

2:30pm

Mindfulness-Based (FC)

Mindfulness-Based Cancer Recovery, FC, (FC)

In this 6-week series you will learn practices that focus on mind-body integration to effect changes on physical, emotional and spiritual levels for the purpose of promoting health and well-being. Requirements: Purchase of Mindfulness-Based Cancer Recovery book; assigned reading and commitment to home-based practice. Registration is required and space is limited. Questions contact Micheline Toussaint, LCSW, 703-698-2521

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

3:00pm

Cross-Train Challe (FC)

Cross-Train Challenge (FC)

There will be no class 1/16. 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 and a signed Physical Activity Waiver is required for each previously unattended class (go to lifewithcancer.org and hover over the "Register for a Class" Tab. Click on the third item down (Class Forms, then physical-activity-waiver-fill-in). Participants who are more than 2 years out of completing active treatment (chemotherapy, radiation, surgery, targeted therapies, and immunotherapies) are encouraged to consider making a donation of $5 per class. If you cannot attend a class/group for which you are registered, CANCEL your registration as soon as possible by calling 703.698.2526; this will allow another person to attend.

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6:00pm

Mindfulness for (IAH-LWC)

Mindfulness for Healthy Living - 6 week course (IAH-LWC)

Meditation helps us to increase our energy and build confidence while we ease into disengaging from unhelpful thoughts and patterns. In this experiential and interactive course we will practice seated meditation and simple energy clearing visualizations and movements that will help experience and integrate key mind-body connections. Please obtain the book: 25 Lessons in Mindfulness by Rezvan Ameli, PhD. Everyone is welcome no matter your spiritual practice or physical ability. Instructor: Nancy Miller. Registration is required.

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

6:00pm

Total Body (44084 RP)

Total Body Conditioning, Wednesday (44084 RP)

An energizing  workout combining cardio, strengthening, balance and core in one workout. Registration and a signed Physical Activity Waiver is required for each previously unattended class (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

Cardio-Core (FO-LWC)

Cardio-Core (FO-LWC)

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

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2:00pm

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.

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5:30pm

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.

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5:30pm

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.

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5:30pm

GYN Group (FC)

Gynecologic Cancer Group (FC)

Women diagnosed with ovarian, cervical, and endometrial cancers are invited to this monthly group to share experiences and learn from one another. Facilitators: Rebecca Babb, MSN, RN, PNC-AC and Darah Curran, LCSW. Registration required. Please note: this group will not meet in December.

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6:00pm

Reiki for Relaxati (FC)

Reiki for Relaxation, FC, Wed, 6 PM (FC)

Registration opens on the first business day of each month for each patient and no more than one caregiver. Use different email for each person registered. Please register for only one appointment per 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. 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

Curious about Canc (FC)

Curious about Cancer (FC)

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

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

6:30pm

Surgical Treatment (FC)

Surgical Treatment of Brain Tumors (FC)

Surgery is a fundamental part of treatment for brain tumors. Some of the questions we will answer are: What are the benefits of brain surgery for brain tumors? What surgical procedures are available to treat brain tumors? Are all brain tumors the same and do they require the same treatment?

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7:00pm

Reiki for relaxati (FC)

Reiki for relaxation, FC, Wed, 7 PM (FC)

Registration opens on the first business day of each month for each patient and no more than one caregiver. Use different email for each person registered. Please register for only one appointment per 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. 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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10:00am

Total Body Conditi (44084 RP)

Total Body Conditioning, Thursday (44084 RP)

An energizing  workout combining cardio, strengthening, balance and core in one workout. Registration and a signed Physical Activity Waiver is required for each previously unattended class (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

Cardio Drumming (FC)

Cardio Drumming (FC)

There will be no class 1/17. An energetic, get lost in the music, full body workout! Combining drumming, cardio, strength training into a 45 minute toning class. Registration and a signed Physical Activity Waiver is required for each previously unattended class (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 (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. Registration and a signed Physical Activity Waiver is required for each previously unattended class (go to lifewithcancer.org and hover over the "Register for a Class" Tab. Click on the third item down (Class Forms, then physical-activity-waiver-fill-in). Participants who are more than 2 years out of completing active treatment (chemotherapy, radiation, surgery, targeted therapies, and immunotherapies) are encouraged to consider making a donation of $5 per class. If you cannot attend a class/group for which you are registered, CANCEL your registration as soon as possible by calling 703.698.2526; this will allow another person to attend.

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2:00pm

Meditation and Gui (FC)

Meditation and Guided Imagery (FC)

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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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

Barre Tone (FC)

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

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11:30am

Strengthen w Barre (FO-LWC)

Strengthen with Barre and Pilates (FO-LWC)

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

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1:00pm

Breast Surgery Pre (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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1:00pm

Mindfulness-Based (IAH-LWC)

Mindfulness-Based Cancer Recovery, IAH 2019 (IAH-LWC)

Learn practices that focus on the connection and integration of the mind and body to effect changes on physical, emotional, and spiritual levels for the purpose of promoting health and well-being. Requirements for registration: Attendance at orientation on January 3, 1pm; purchase of the book Mindfulness-Based Cancer Recovery; regular attendance; assigned reading and commitment to home-based practice. Space is limited. Registration is required.

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

6:45pm

Reiki at Loudoun (44084 RP)

Reiki for Relaxation at Loudoun, 44084 RP (44084 RP)

Registration opens on the first business day of each month for each patient and no more than one caregiver. Use different email for each person registered. Please register for only one appointment per 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. 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 (FC)

Save the December date (3rd Thursday) for our holiday party. 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 Eric Cohen, RN, BSN, OCN. Registration is required. Note: We will not be meeting in November.

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7:30pm

Young Adult Group (FC)

Young Adult Group (FC)

Save the December date (3rd Thursday) for our holiday party. 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 Eric Cohen, RN, BSN, OCN. Registration is required. Note: We will not be meeting in November.

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00:00pm

Coalesce II (FC)

Coalesce 2019: An Advanced Breast Cancer Group (FC)

Meet with women of all ages to share life's joys and sorrows. Contact Shara Sosa LCSW, OSW-C for more information and to register, shara.sosa@inova.org, 703.698.2522.

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1:00pm

Yin Yoga for Pati (FO-LWC)

Yin Yoga for Those in Treatment (FO-LWC)

Appropriate for all levels. Incorporating gentle movement and supported positions, Yin Yoga targets the deepest tissues of the body allowing increases in range of motion and promoting optimal health and vitality. Props and mats are provided. Please dress comfortably; bring a light blanket and water. Registration and a signed Physical Activity Waiver is required for each previously unattended class (go to lifewithcancer.org and hover over the "Register for a Class" Tab. Click on the third item down (Class Forms, then physical-activity-waiver-fill-in). Participants who are more than 2 years out of completing active treatment (chemotherapy, radiation, surgery, targeted therapies, and immunotherapies) are encouraged to consider making a donation of $5 per class. If you cannot attend a class/group for which you are registered, CANCEL your registration as soon as possible by calling 703.698.2526; this will allow another person to attend.

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12:00pm

Restorative Yoga (44084 RP)

Restorative Yoga (44084 RP)

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. Registration and a signed Physical Activity Waiver is required for each previously unattended class (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)

Zumba Gold (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. Registration and a signed Physical Activity Waiver is required for each previously unattended class (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)

Functional Fitness (FO-LWC)

Using resistance equipment, body weight and different movement patterns you'll build strength, cardio, flexibility and balance. Registration and a signed Physical Activity Waiver is required for each previously unattended class (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)

Total Body Conditioning Monday (44084 RP)

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

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2:00pm

Chair-Based Exerci (FC)

Chair-Based Exercise, Monday (FC)

There will be no class 1/14. 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 and a signed Physical Activity Waiver is required for each previously unattended class (go to lifewithcancer.org and hover over the "Register for a Class" Tab. Click on the third item down (Class Forms, then physical-activity-waiver-fill-in). Participants who are more than 2 years out of completing active treatment (chemotherapy, radiation, surgery, targeted therapies, and immunotherapies) are encouraged to consider making a donation of $5 per class. If you cannot attend a class/group for which you are registered, CANCEL your registration as soon as possible by calling 703.698.2526; this will allow another person to attend.

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3:00pm

Keeping Fit (FC)

Keeping Fit (FC)

There will be no class 1/14. 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!
Registration and a signed 2019 Physical Activity Waiver is required for each previously unattended class (go to lifewithcancer.org and hover over the "Register for a Class" Tab. Click on the third item down (Class Forms, then physical-activity-waiver-fill-in). Participants who are more than 2 years out of completing active treatment (chemotherapy, radiation, surgery, targeted therapies, and immunotherapies) are encouraged to consider making a donation of $5 per class. If you cannot attend a class/group for which you are registered, CANCEL your registration as soon as possible by calling 703.698.2526; this will allow another person to attend.

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4:00pm

Gentle Yoga (IAH-HEC 3-5)

Gentle Yoga, IAH, (IAH-HEC 3-5)

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

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7:00pm

Zumba (IAH-HEC 3-5)

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

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7:00pm

Evening Gentle Yog (44084 RP)

Evening Gentle Yoga, 44084, (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. Registration and a signed Physical Activity Waiver is required for each previously unattended class (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

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.

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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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5:30pm

ILH Breast Cancer (FO-RO)

Breast Cancer Support Group, ILH (FO-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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6:30pm

Orientation (FC)

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

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7:00pm

Evening Gentle Yog (FC)

Evening Gentle Yoga, FC (FC)

There will be no class 1/14. 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. Registration and a signed Physical Activity Waiver is required for each previously unattended class (go to lifewithcancer.org and hover over the "Register for a Class" Tab. Click on the third item down (Class Forms, then physical-activity-waiver-fill-in). Participants who are more than 2 years out of completing active treatment (chemotherapy, radiation, surgery, targeted therapies, and immunotherapies) are encouraged to consider making a donation of $5 per class. If you cannot attend a class/group for which you are registered, CANCEL your registration as soon as possible by calling 703.698.2526; this will allow another person to attend.

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7:00pm

Evening Gentle Yog (FO-LWC)

Evening Gentle Yoga, FO (FO-LWC)

Blending gentle movement to increase flexibility and stamina, breath work and guided relaxation to help restore balance and harmony to your body and mind. You'll learn movements that stretch, strengthen and relax muscles. Bring a blanket. Registration and a signed Physical Activity Waiver is required for each previously unattended class (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

Yoga Sculpt (FO-LWC)

Yoga Sculpt (FO-LWC)

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

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12:00pm

EZ Tai Chi (FC)

EZ Tai Chi (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 movements of Yang Style Tai Chi but provides many of the health benefits and may encourage pursuing further studies of the complete form.Registration and a signed 2019 Physical Activity Waiver is required for each previously unattended class (go to lifewithcancer.org and hover over the "Register for a Class" Tab. Click on the third item down (Class Forms, then physical-activity-waiver-fill-in). Participants who are more than 2 years out of completing active treatment (chemotherapy, radiation, surgery, targeted therapies, and immunotherapies) are encouraged to consider making a donation of $5 per class. If you cannot attend a class/group for which you are registered, CANCEL your registration as soon as possible by calling 703.698.2526; this will allow another person to attend.

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3:30pm

Acupuncture (FC)

Acupuncture Appointments (FC)

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

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6:00pm

Tai Chi (FC)

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. Registration and a signed Physical Activity Waiver is required for each previously unattended class (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

Cardio-Core (IAH-HEC 3-5)

Cardio-Core (IAH-HEC 3-5)

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

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7:00pm

Zumba (FC)

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

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7:15pm

Good Grief, FC, 20 (FC)

Good Grief, FC, 2019 (FC)

This eight-week series provides an opportunity to join with others who have experienced the loss of a loved one with cancer within the past two years. We will discuss and explore the grieving process, accepting and expressing emotions, dealing with children, family and friends, changes in role and lifestyle, and coping with special dates. Facilitator: Sarah Brooks, LPC. Registration is required.

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

1:00pm

Art Therapy Series (FC)

Art Therapy Series: Going Deeper than Words, 2019 (FC)

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

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

5:00pm

Diet and Inflammat (FC)

Diet and Inflammation (FC)

Have you heard of an "anti-inflammatory" diet? This class, taught by Registered Dietitian Lauren Fay, will review how diet can impact inflammation in your body, and how this has the ability to impact your disease risk and overall health.

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

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2:00pm

Chair-Based Exerci (FC)

Chair-Based Exercise, Wednesday (FC)

There will be no class on 1/16. 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 and a signed Physical Activity Waiver is required for each previously unattended class (go to lifewithcancer.org and hover over the "Register for a Class" Tab. Click on the third item down (Class Forms, then physical-activity-waiver-fill-in). Participants who are more than 2 years out of completing active treatment (chemotherapy, radiation, surgery, targeted therapies, and immunotherapies) are encouraged to consider making a donation of $5 per class. If you cannot attend a class/group for which you are registered, CANCEL your registration as soon as possible by calling 703.698.2526; this will allow another person to attend.

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FULL class. Check back for possible openings.

2:30pm

Mindfulness-Based (FC)

Mindfulness-Based Cancer Recovery, FC, (FC)

In this 6-week series you will learn practices that focus on mind-body integration to effect changes on physical, emotional and spiritual levels for the purpose of promoting health and well-being. Requirements: Purchase of Mindfulness-Based Cancer Recovery book; assigned reading and commitment to home-based practice. Registration is required and space is limited. Questions contact Micheline Toussaint, LCSW, 703-698-2521

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

3:00pm

Cross-Train Challe (FC)

Cross-Train Challenge (FC)

There will be no class 1/16. 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 and a signed Physical Activity Waiver is required for each previously unattended class (go to lifewithcancer.org and hover over the "Register for a Class" Tab. Click on the third item down (Class Forms, then physical-activity-waiver-fill-in). Participants who are more than 2 years out of completing active treatment (chemotherapy, radiation, surgery, targeted therapies, and immunotherapies) are encouraged to consider making a donation of $5 per class. If you cannot attend a class/group for which you are registered, CANCEL your registration as soon as possible by calling 703.698.2526; this will allow another person to attend.

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6:00pm

Mindfulness for (IAH-LWC)

Mindfulness for Healthy Living - 6 week course (IAH-LWC)

Meditation helps us to increase our energy and build confidence while we ease into disengaging from unhelpful thoughts and patterns. In this experiential and interactive course we will practice seated meditation and simple energy clearing visualizations and movements that will help experience and integrate key mind-body connections. Please obtain the book: 25 Lessons in Mindfulness by Rezvan Ameli, PhD. Everyone is welcome no matter your spiritual practice or physical ability. Instructor: Nancy Miller. Registration is required.

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

6:00pm

Total Body (44084 RP)

Total Body Conditioning, Wednesday (44084 RP)

An energizing  workout combining cardio, strengthening, balance and core in one workout. Registration and a signed Physical Activity Waiver is required for each previously unattended class (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

Cardio-Core (FO-LWC)

Cardio-Core (FO-LWC)

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

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11:00am

Joyful Belly Dance (FC)

Joyful Belly Dance (FC)

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 and a signed 2019 Physical Activity Waiver is required for each previously unattended class (go to lifewithcancer.org and hover over the "Register for a Class" Tab. Click on the third item down (Class Forms, then physical-activity-waiver-fill-in). Participants who are more than 2 years out of completing active treatment (chemotherapy, radiation, surgery, targeted therapies, and immunotherapies) are encouraged to consider making a donation of $5 per class. If you cannot attend a class/group for which you are registered, CANCEL your registration as soon as possible by calling 703.698.2526; this will allow another person to attend.

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12:30pm

Breast Surgery Pre (FO-LWC)

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

Learn what you need to know before, during and after breast cancer surgery: node biopsy, managing drains and discomfort, bathing, moving comfortably, prostheses, and more. Family/friends welcome. Registration is required.

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5:30pm

Yoga for Breast Ca (FC)

Yoga for Breast Cancer Surivors (FC)

There will be no class 1/23. 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 and a signed Physical Activity Waiver is required for each previously unattended class (go to lifewithcancer.org and hover over the "Register for a Class" Tab. Click on the third item down (Class Forms, then physical-activity-waiver-fill-in). Participants who are more than 2 years out of completing active treatment (chemotherapy, radiation, surgery, targeted therapies, and immunotherapies) are encouraged to consider making a donation of $5 per class. If you cannot attend a class/group for which you are registered, CANCEL your registration as soon as possible by calling 703.698.2526; this will allow another person to attend.

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6:00pm

Curious about Canc (FC)

Curious about Cancer (FC)

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

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

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10:00am

Total Body Conditi (44084 RP)

Total Body Conditioning, Thursday (44084 RP)

An energizing  workout combining cardio, strengthening, balance and core in one workout. Registration and a signed Physical Activity Waiver is required for each previously unattended class (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

Cardio Drumming (FC)

Cardio Drumming (FC)

There will be no class 1/17. An energetic, get lost in the music, full body workout! Combining drumming, cardio, strength training into a 45 minute toning class. Registration and a signed Physical Activity Waiver is required for each previously unattended class (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 (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. Registration and a signed Physical Activity Waiver is required for each previously unattended class (go to lifewithcancer.org and hover over the "Register for a Class" Tab. Click on the third item down (Class Forms, then physical-activity-waiver-fill-in). Participants who are more than 2 years out of completing active treatment (chemotherapy, radiation, surgery, targeted therapies, and immunotherapies) are encouraged to consider making a donation of $5 per class. If you cannot attend a class/group for which you are registered, CANCEL your registration as soon as possible by calling 703.698.2526; this will allow another person to attend.

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2:00pm

Meditation and Gui (FC)

Meditation and Guided Imagery (FC)

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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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

Barre Tone (FC)

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

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11:30am

Strengthen w Barre (FO-LWC)

Strengthen with Barre and Pilates (FO-LWC)

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

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1:00pm

Mindfulness-Based (IAH-LWC)

Mindfulness-Based Cancer Recovery, IAH 2019 (IAH-LWC)

Learn practices that focus on the connection and integration of the mind and body to effect changes on physical, emotional, and spiritual levels for the purpose of promoting health and well-being. Requirements for registration: Attendance at orientation on January 3, 1pm; purchase of the book Mindfulness-Based Cancer Recovery; regular attendance; assigned reading and commitment to home-based practice. Space is limited. Registration is required.

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

 

= Future class not yet available for registration.


Location Key:


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

 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-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-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-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

 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.