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1:00pm

Art Therapy/Long (Zoom)

Art Therapy for Long Term Survivors - Nov 2020 (Zoom)

To incorporate the season, let’s focus on gratitude!  This is an opportunity to incorporate mindfulness skills and creativity.  Supplies needed: scissors, glue, colored paper, tree branches, magazine, and markers, colored pencils or paints. Registration for this group begins on the 1st of each month. *This group is for those off treatment or bereaved for more than 2 years. Facilitator: Kelley Kuchinov, ATR-BC. Once registered please call 703.698.2526 to cancel if you cannot attend so someone else may attend.

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1:00pm

Cardio & Core (Zoom)

Cardio & Core, FO (Zoom)

Using your own body weight and light resistance, this class will help build endurance, and stamina, whilst strengthening all the muscles that make up your core. If you’re looking to get your heart and total body stronger, this class is for you! 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. Registration is required.

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1:00pm

Writing Lifestory (Zoom)

Writing Your Lifestories Series (Zoom)

"Everyone has a story. Sign up for this virtual class if you have a desire to capture and write about memories you have and want to preserve or share with others. Attendance at all 4 sessions is required. Facilitator: Facilitator: Lynn Magrum, MSN, CANP, AOCN. Registration is required.

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

2:30pm

Gentle Yoga -Zoom (Zoom)

Gentle Yoga - Zoom (Zoom)

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. Have a blanket available. 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. Registration is required.

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10:00am

Music Therapy (Zoom)

Music Therapy Oct - Nov. 2020 (Zoom)

Music Therapy is the clinical and evidence-based use of music to further development, emotional, physical, and social goals in an individual. Music therapy can help support the physical and psycho-social needs of patients and family members who are dealing with cancer. This series will offer the opportunity to discover how the healing nature of rhythm and sound can be integrated into one's cancer experience. Sessions may include music meditation, guided visualization, live improvisation, drumming, toning, song writing and song sensation. No past music experience is necessary, just a willingness to explore and be a part of a supportive, creative community. Registration is required, and attendance at each session is recommended as each week will build on the week prior. Facilitated by: Raymond Leone, MMT, MT-BC.

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11:00am

Drop-In MBCR (Zoom)

Drop-In Mindfulness-Based Cancer Recovery Meditation, FC 2020, AM (Zoom)

For those that completed the 6-session Mindfulness-Based Cancer Recovery Program. This monthly meditation group is designed to support continued learning from MBCR Series. Registration is required. Facilitator: Michelle Ferretti, LCSW, OSW-C.

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11:00am

Meditation and Gui (Zoom)

Meditation and Guided Imagery 2020 (Zoom)

Join us for a relaxing exploration of the power and benefits of meditation, a practice that can reduce stress. Each session begins with breath work and a relaxation technique that leads to a guided meditation. Participants who are more than 2 years out of treatment (chemotherapy, radiation, surgery, targeted therapies and immunotherapies) are encouraged to consider making a donation of $5 per class. Registration is required.

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12:00pm

Caregiver Tea and (Zoom)

Caregiver Tea and Talk (Zoom)

Do you support or care for someone with cancer? Join us and connect with other caregivers as we share experiences, discuss challenges, and enhance coping strategies. Facilitated by an Oncology Clinical Therapist.

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1:00pm

Yoga Sculpt (Zoom)

Yoga Sculpt (Zoom)

Yoga Sculpt combines yoga, lightweight resistance 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. 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. Registration is required.

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2:00pm

Mind Over Matter (Zoom)

Mind Over Matter - October/Nov 2020 (Zoom)

This 5-session program uses evidenced-based strategies to help decrease feelings of anxiety and depression; and, increase a sense of well-being. Each week new tools using cognitive and behavioral approaches and mind/body strategies will be introduced and practiced, therefore weekly attendance is expected. Facilitators: Courtney Weaver, LCSW, OSW-C & David McGinness, LCSW, OSW-C. Register to received Zoom invitation.

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

2:30pm

StayStrong (Zoom)

StayStrong (Zoom)

Need to build muscle and strength as well as maintain your cardio fitness? StayStrong is what you’re looking for. This all-level class builds muscle and strength by incorporating exercise bands and body weight to get and keep you strong. Please bring a mat. 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. Registration is required.

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5:30pm

Young Women MBC (Zoom)

Young Women Online MBC Group (Zoom)

An online support group for women in their 20s, 30s and 40s who are navigating the world of metastatic breast cancer. If attending for the first time please call Maureen Broderick 703-391-4180 or Shairna Curtis 703-391-4575. Registration required.

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7:00pm

Zumba -Zoom (Zoom)

Zumba - Zoom (Zoom)

Come prepared to sweat and party your way into shape! Zumba is an easy-to-follow, international dance-inspired fitness-party! Participants who are more than 2 years out of treatment (chemotherapy, radiation, surgery, targeted therapies, and immunotherapies) are encouraged to consider making a donation of $5 per class. Registration is required.

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11:00am

Barre Tone - Zoom (Zoom)

Barre Tone - Zoom (Zoom)

Jazz up your routine and have fun with 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. Please have a sturdy chair and a mat available. Small ball or weights optional. Participants who are more than 2 years out of treatment (chemotherapy, radiation, surgery, targeted therapies, and immunotherapies) are encouraged to consider making a donation of $5 per class. You must register for each class you plan to attend.

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1:00pm

Pancreatic Ca Grou (Zoom)

Pancreatic Cancer Support Group, 2020 (Zoom)

Join us on the first Wednesday of each month as we explore ways to learn to live with pancreatic cancer and the many questions and challenges that come along with the diagnosis and treatment. This group is for patients only. Facilitators: Karen Archer, MSW, LCSW, and Shairna Bluesteen, RN, BSN, OCN. Registration is required.

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1:00pm

Launch into Fitnes (Zoom)

Launch into Fitness-ZOOM (Zoom)

An energizing workout combining cardio, strength, and flexibility all modified to accommodate anyone with balance issues, recent surgeries, or are just getting back into exercise. Participants move at their own pace. This class can be done while seated or standing. 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.

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2:30pm

Yoga Nidra (Zoom)

Yoga Nidra Mindfulness Meditation (Zoom)

Experience deeper levels of relaxation with this meditative practice that can be done lying down or seated. This meditation is for all levels and no experience is required. Blankets, pillows, and towels may be used as supportive props. Participants who are more than 2 years out of treatment (chemotherapy, radiation, surgery, targeted therapies, and immunotherapies) are encouraged to consider making a donation of $5 per class. Registration is required.

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4:00pm

Colorectal Surgery (Zoom)

Colorectal Surgery Pre-op Education (Zoom)

If you are scheduled for colorectal surgery at Inova Loudoun Hospital, this class will help you prepare. An oncology nurse navigator, an ostomy nurse, and a registered dietitian will present an overview of what to expect. Family members may attend without registration. Facilitator: Mary Kay Mecca RN, BSN, OCN. Questions? Contact MaryKay.Mecca@Inova.org or call 703.858-6615.

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4:00pm

Breast Surgery Pre (Zoom)

Breast Surgery Pre-Op Class, ISCI (Zoom)

Learn what you need to know before, during and after breast cancer surgery: lymph node biopsy, managing drains and discomfort, showering, moving comfortably, bra/prosthesis options, and more. Family/friends welcome. Registration is required. Facilitator: Laura Kaminski, RN, BSN, OCN.

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5:00pm

Ask a Dietitian (Zoom)

Ask a Dietitian - Zoom (Zoom)

Nutrition can be a complicated science, and confusion surrounding what you choose to eat can become stressful! Spend an evening with Registered Dietitian, Lauren Fay, to ask nutrition-related questions and receive evidence-based answers to clarify any confusion you may have. Registration is required.

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6:00pm

FO Young Women BC (Zoom)

Young Women with Breast Cancer, 2020, FO (Zoom)

Women with stage 0-3 breast cancer who are no more than 2 years post-treatment are invited to meet with others in their 20s, 30s and 40s to gather information 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, LCSW, 703-391-4180. Registration required.

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6:00pm

EZ Tai Chi (Zoom)

EZ Tai Chi - Zoom (Zoom)

Using the "Harvard Medical School Guide to Tai Chi" protocol, you’ll cover 5 basic movements that are easy to learn and can be practiced at home. Participants who are more than 2 years out of treatment (chemotherapy, radiation, surgery, targeted therapies, and immunotherapies) are encouraged to consider making a donation of $5 per class. Registration is required.

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6:30pm

Lung Cancer Group (Zoom)

Lung Cancer Support Group, 2020 (Zoom)

Join other patients, survivors, family members and friends to discuss the challenges of living with lung cancer and it's treatments. Registration is required. Facilitators: Carrie Friedman, RN, BS, OCN, and David McGinness, MSW, LCSW, OSW-C. Registration is required.

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6:30pm

FC Breast CA Group (Zoom)

Breast Cancer Support Group, Fairfax Area, 2020 (Zoom)

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

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11:00am

Cardio Drumming (Zoom)

Cardio Drumming - Zoom (Zoom)

An energetic, full-body workout that’s just plain fun! You don’t need drum sticks or drums, just enthusiasm, and a willingness to move! Plan to substitute plastic kitchen utensils in lieu of drumsticks or, just use your arms. Participants who are more than 2 years out of treatment (chemotherapy, radiation, surgery, targeted therapies, and immunotherapies) are encouraged to consider making a donation of $5 per class. Registration is required.

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1:00pm

Buff Bones (Zoom)

Buff Bones (Zoom)

Fun and functional, these workouts help build stronger bones as well as tone and fine-tune major muscle groups for strength and total-body conditioning. You’ll build strength by performing different types of movements using hand weights, bands, exercise balls, and body weight. If these props are not available you may substitute with water bottles, canned goods, bags of dried beans, or rice. 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. Registration is required.

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2:30pm

Restorative Yoga (Zoom)

Restorative Yoga - Zoom (Zoom)

This class is appropriate for all fitness levels. Using bolsters, blocks, and blankets to support your body, you'll easily melt into a pose. Gentle stretches, breathwork, and guided meditation deepen your practice. If you don't have these props at home, pillows, blankets, and towels can be substituted. 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. Registration is required.

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5:00pm

Good Grief - FO (Zoom)

Good Grief - Fair Oaks (Zoom)

This eight-week, on-line, 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. Facilitators: Karen Archer, MSW, LCSW, OSW-C and Sarah Bremen, MSW. Registration is required.

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

6:00pm

Breast Ca Rehab (Zoom)

Breast Cancer Rehabilitation: A Six-Week Series (Zoom)

During this six-week series, women who have completed treatment for breast cancer will learn what to expect while transitioning from breast cancer treatment to survivorship. Participants must be out of active treatment.For questions, please call: 571-472 -0744. Experts in the field will present on: Survivorship & Surveillance: Learn what to expect as you transition from breast cancer treatment to survivorship. An oncology nurse navigator will review active surveillance, scan criteria, and follow up guidelines. Discussion of endocrine therapy & tips for managing associated side effects. Facilitated by Laura Kaminski, BSN, RN, OCN. The Role of PT, OT, and SLP: Do you have pain, peripheral neuropathy, lymphedema, loss of range of motion and/or strength, impaired coordination, balance, or cognition? This presentation will help you gain a better understanding of therapy options available to you to help you return to your best self. Facilitated by Theresa Bell, MSPT, CLT-LANA. Brain Fog:"If you have experienced changes in thinking, memory, or attention since being diagnosed with cancer, you may be experiencing Brain Fog. This presentation will help you gain an understanding of the symptoms of, factors that can contribute to, and practical advice for how you can manage Brain Fog. Facilitated by Tyler Pudleiner, MS Coping with the Emotional Impact of Survivorship: Survivorship can bring on unanticipated emotional reactions, including anxiety. Through this interactive experience, you will gain further insight and understanding into emotions many experience when transitioning into survivorship, factors that contribute, and techniques to help manage and cope. Facilitated by Lauren Broschak, MSW, LCSW. Fitness:Not sure how the recently released exercise guidelines from the American College of Sports Medicine pertain to you? Join Susan Gilmore, a certified oncology fitness professional, and discover how to incorporate these recommendations into your own routine. We’ll cover everything from getting started to spicing up your current workouts. Dress casually and be prepared to move. Survivorship Nutrition: Registered Dietitian Lauren Fay, will review the latest evidence, based on the American Institute for Cancer Research's recommendations for survivorship nutrition, and provide ideas and resources on how to adjust your own diet to help decrease the risk of cancer recurrence.

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

6:30pm

Melanoma Group (Zoom)

Melanoma Group, 2020 (Zoom)

Join us for an evening of sharing and networking with co-facilitators Kelly Jablonski, MSW and Anissa Nahabedian MS, BSN, RN-BC. Registration is required

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6:30pm

StayStrong (Zoom)

StayStrong (Zoom)

Need to build muscle and strength as well as maintain your cardio fitness? StayStrong is what you’re looking for. This all-level class builds muscle and strength by incorporating exercise bands and body weight to get and keep you strong. Please bring a mat. 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. Registration is required.

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6:30pm

Feeling Irritable? (Zoom)

Feeling Irritable? (Zoom)

Join us for an evening to understand and explore strategies to manage strong emotion. Facilitator: Drucilla Brethwaite, LCSW, OSW-C. Registration is required.

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0:00pm

Coalesce (Zoom)

Coalesce: An Advanced Breast Cancer Group (Zoom)

Meet with women of all ages to share life's joys and sorrows. This group has limited enrollment. For more information and to register, contact facilitator, Shara Sosa, LCSW, OSW-C: shara.sosa@inova.org, 703.698.2522, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays.

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10:30am

Zumba Gold (Zoom)

Zumba Gold (Zoom)

Easy to follow choreography that promotes balance, range of motion, and coordination. Come prepared to sweat! 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. Registration is required.

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1:30pm

Tai Chi (Zoom)

Tai Chi - Zoom (Zoom)

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 a form of self-defense. Practiced at a slow and even speed, Tai Chi promotes relaxation, straight posture, and balance. Participants who are more than 2 years out of treatment (chemotherapy, radiation, surgery, targeted therapies, and immunotherapies) are encouraged to consider making a donation of $5 per class. Registration is required.

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7:00pm

Grief/Holidays (Zoom)

Grief and the Holidays (Zoom)

Grieving is difficult at any time, but the holiday season can magnify the pain of loss. This workshop will explore some coping strategies for prioritizing your time and energy, communicating your needs with loved ones, and taking care of yourself. We will also discuss meaningful ways to honor and remember your loved one who has died. Facilitated by Sarah Brooks, LPC. REGSITER TO RECEIVE ZOOM INFORMATION

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12:00pm

Look Good,,. Feel (Zoom)

Look Good... Feel Better - Virtual Class (Zoom)

Look Good Feel Better Live! Virtual Workshops provide live instruction, tips, and tricks for dealing with appearance-related side effects of cancer treatment during a free one-hour, online workshop with a licensed beauty professional. Please select one ONE workshop date and sign up right away to ensure a spot. Once you sign up through Life with Cancer you will be sent a link to register for the class. Skin care and makeup kits will be mailed prior to the class, so you must register at least TWO WEEKS IN ADVANCE.

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1:00pm

Art Therapy (Zoom)

Healing Through Art Therapy -Nov 2020 (Zoom)

To incorporate the season, let’s focus on gratitude!  This is an opportunity to incorporate mindfulness skills and creativity.  Supplies needed: scissors, glue, colored paper, tree branches, magazine, and markers, colored pencils or paints. Registration for this group begins on the 1st of each month. *This group is for those off treatment or bereaved for more than 2 years. Facilitator: Kelley Kuchinov, ATR-BC. Once registered please call 703.698.2526 to cancel if you cannot attend so someone else may attend.

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1:00pm

Cardio & Core (Zoom)

Cardio & Core, FO (Zoom)

Using your own body weight and light resistance, this class will help build endurance, and stamina, whilst strengthening all the muscles that make up your core. If you’re looking to get your heart and total body stronger, this class is for you! 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. Registration is required.

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1:00pm

Writing Lifestory (Zoom)

Writing Your Lifestories Series (Zoom)

"Everyone has a story. Sign up for this virtual class if you have a desire to capture and write about memories you have and want to preserve or share with others. Attendance at all 4 sessions is required. Facilitator: Facilitator: Lynn Magrum, MSN, CANP, AOCN. Registration is required.

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

2:30pm

Gentle Yoga -Zoom (Zoom)

Gentle Yoga - Zoom (Zoom)

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. Have a blanket available. 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. Registration is required.

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6:00pm

Medicare/Insurance (Zoom)

Medicare and Health Insurance in the Time of COVID (Zoom)

Just turned 65 and ready for Medicare? Working past 65 and I just lost my job and insurance.  Now I have to join Medicare. How do I pick a plan? My cancer meds are incredibly expensive. How do I  pick a Medicare drug plan? Will those discount cards like GoodRX help me? Can I appeal directly to a drug company? Lost my job and my health insurance. Too young for Medicare. How do I find an insurance plan? Join veteran health reporter Bob Rosenblatt for a discussion of health insurance and medication coverage. Bob runs the website HelpwithAging.com He was a LA Times Washington correspondent for 25 years and created the beat on aging issues. Bob also wrote a column about health insurance called Benefits Bob. REGISTRATION REQUIRED. You are welcome to send any questions that you may have for the panel in advance to David.McGinness@inova.org.

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7:00pm

FC Caregiver (Zoom)

Caregiver Connection, FC (Zoom)

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 H. DiPatri, BSN, RN, OCN and Tyler Pudleiner, MS. Registration required 48 hours in advance.

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0:00pm

Coalesce II (Zoom)

Coalesce II: An Advanced Breast Cancer Group (Zoom)

Meet with women of all ages to share life's joys and sorrows. This group has limited enrollment. For more information and to register, contact facilitator, Micheline Toussaint, LCSW, RYT, OSW-C: micheline.toussaint@inova.org, 703.698.2521 on Tuesdays and Wednesdays.

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10:00am

Music Therapy (Zoom)

Music Therapy Oct - Nov. 2020 (Zoom)

Music Therapy is the clinical and evidence-based use of music to further development, emotional, physical, and social goals in an individual. Music therapy can help support the physical and psycho-social needs of patients and family members who are dealing with cancer. This series will offer the opportunity to discover how the healing nature of rhythm and sound can be integrated into one's cancer experience. Sessions may include music meditation, guided visualization, live improvisation, drumming, toning, song writing and song sensation. No past music experience is necessary, just a willingness to explore and be a part of a supportive, creative community. Registration is required, and attendance at each session is recommended as each week will build on the week prior. Facilitated by: Raymond Leone, MMT, MT-BC.

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11:00am

Meditation and Gui (Zoom)

Meditation and Guided Imagery 2020 (Zoom)

Join us for a relaxing exploration of the power and benefits of meditation, a practice that can reduce stress. Each session begins with breath work and a relaxation technique that leads to a guided meditation. Participants who are more than 2 years out of treatment (chemotherapy, radiation, surgery, targeted therapies and immunotherapies) are encouraged to consider making a donation of $5 per class. Registration is required.

CLASS Details...>>


1:00pm

Yoga Sculpt (Zoom)

Yoga Sculpt (Zoom)

Yoga Sculpt combines yoga, lightweight resistance 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. 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. Registration is required.

CLASS Details...>>


2:30pm

StayStrong (Zoom)

StayStrong (Zoom)

Need to build muscle and strength as well as maintain your cardio fitness? StayStrong is what you’re looking for. This all-level class builds muscle and strength by incorporating exercise bands and body weight to get and keep you strong. Please bring a mat. 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. Registration is required.

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5:00pm

Breast Surgery Pre (Zoom)

Breast Surgery Pre-Op Class, FO (Zoom)

An oncology nurse navigator will explain 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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5:00pm

Breast Surgery Pre (Zoom)

Breast Surgery Pre-Op Class, ISCI (Zoom)

Learn what you need to know before, during and after breast cancer surgery: lymph node biopsy, managing drains and discomfort, showering, moving comfortably, bra/prosthesis options, and more. Family/friends welcome. Registration is required. Facilitator: Laura Kaminski, RN, BSN, OCN.

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6:00pm

Parent Young Adult (Zoom)

Parents of Young Adults Brain Tumor Survivors (Zoom)

Online support group for parents of older adolescents and young adult brain tumor survivors -in partnership with Children Brain Tumor Foundation Kate Shafer. Register with Kate at kshafer@cbtf.org

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6:30pm

IAH Young Women BC (Zoom)

Young Women with Breast Cancer Group, 2020, IAH (Zoom)

Women in their 20s, 30s and 40s with non-metastatic breast cancer are invited to meet with others in a supportive environment to gather information and learn how to best navigate survivorship. Registration is required. Facilitators: Karen Sachse, MSN, RN, CNS-BC, and Jenna Sangastiano, LPC.

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7:00pm

Drop-In MBCR (Zoom)

Drop-In Mindfulness-Based Cancer Recovery Meditation, FC 2020, PM (Zoom)

For those that completed the 6-session Mindfulness-Based Cancer Recovery Program. This monthly meditation group is designed to support continued learning from MBCR Series. Registration is required. Facilitator: Micheline Toussaint, LCSW, RYT, OSW-C

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7:00pm

Zumba -Zoom (Zoom)

Zumba - Zoom (Zoom)

Come prepared to sweat and party your way into shape! Zumba is an easy-to-follow, international dance-inspired fitness-party! Participants who are more than 2 years out of treatment (chemotherapy, radiation, surgery, targeted therapies, and immunotherapies) are encouraged to consider making a donation of $5 per class. Registration is required.

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7:30pm

US Too Prostate FC (Zoom)

US Too Prostate Support Group - Nov 2020 Dr. Aragon Ching (Zoom)

Dr. Jeanny Aragon-Ching, member of the Inova Medical Group and Board-Certified Medical Oncologist, will discuss the "Latest Developments in Advanced Prostate Cancer Treatment." She also will take questions from the support group attendees. Dr. Aragon-Ching serves as the clinical program director of Genitourinary Cancers within the Inova Schar Cancer Institute (ISCI). Spouses/Partners/Loved Ones are welcome. Registration is required. For additional information or questions, please contact Us Too Coordinator Steve Haracznak at steveh5pit@aol.com.

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6:00pm

ILH Prostate Group (LCSC)

Us Too Prostate Cancer Group, Loudoun Area (LCSC)

Join other men for an opportunity to network and learn about valuable prostate cancer information and resources. Facillitated by Joel Blanchette. Registration required.

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11:00am

Joyful Belly Dance (Zoom)

Joyful Belly Dance (Zoom)

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. 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. Registration is required.

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1:00pm

Launch into Fitnes (Zoom)

Launch into Fitness-ZOOM (Zoom)

An energizing workout combining cardio, strength, and flexibility all modified to accommodate anyone with balance issues, recent surgeries, or are just getting back into exercise. Participants move at their own pace. This class can be done while seated or standing. 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.

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2:30pm

Yoga Nidra (Zoom)

Yoga Nidra Mindfulness Meditation (Zoom)

Experience deeper levels of relaxation with this meditative practice that can be done lying down or seated. This meditation is for all levels and no experience is required. Blankets, pillows, and towels may be used as supportive props. Participants who are more than 2 years out of treatment (chemotherapy, radiation, surgery, targeted therapies, and immunotherapies) are encouraged to consider making a donation of $5 per class. Registration is required.

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5:30pm

FO Breast Ca Group (Zoom)

Breast Cancer Support Group, Fair Oaks Area, 2020 (Zoom)

This group is for women diagnosed with stage 0-3 breast cancer, up to 2 years out of active treatment. Join others who are sharing information, making decisions about treatment, and learning how to best navigate survivorship. All are welcome to this group hosted by Inova Fair Oaks. Facilitators: Maureen Broderick, MSW, LCSW, and Katie Hegarty, BSN, RN, OCN. Registration Required.

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5:30pm

FC Head and Neck (Zoom)

Head and Neck Cancers Group, FC (Zoom)

This support group is open to patients, survivors and loved ones impacted by a diagnosis of head and neck cancer. Join us to connect with and learn from one another while discussing the challenges of diagnosis, treatment, and survivorship. Facilitators: Lauren Broschak, MSW, LCSW, and Zenaida Ferguson, RN, BSN. Registration is required.

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6:00pm

EZ Tai Chi (Zoom)

EZ Tai Chi - Zoom (Zoom)

Using the "Harvard Medical School Guide to Tai Chi" protocol, you’ll cover 5 basic movements that are easy to learn and can be practiced at home. Participants who are more than 2 years out of treatment (chemotherapy, radiation, surgery, targeted therapies, and immunotherapies) are encouraged to consider making a donation of $5 per class. Registration is required.

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7:00pm

LGBTQIA+ Group (Zoom)

LGBTQIA+ Support Group (Zoom)

"This group is for individuals living with cancer or survivors who identify as members of the LGBTQIA+ community. Our monthly meeting will be a safe, inclusive place for individuals within this community to receive support, encouragement, and connection. Please register to join us! Facilitator: Kaitlyn O’Donnell, LCSW (she/they), 571-472-0748, kaitlyn.odonnell@inova.org

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11:00am

Cardio Drumming (Zoom)

Cardio Drumming - Zoom (Zoom)

An energetic, full-body workout that’s just plain fun! You don’t need drum sticks or drums, just enthusiasm, and a willingness to move! Plan to substitute plastic kitchen utensils in lieu of drumsticks or, just use your arms. Participants who are more than 2 years out of treatment (chemotherapy, radiation, surgery, targeted therapies, and immunotherapies) are encouraged to consider making a donation of $5 per class. Registration is required.

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1:00pm

Living with Advanc (Zoom)

Living Well with Advanced Cancer, 2020, FO-LWC (Zoom)

This group is for people who are exploring ways to learn to live with advanced/metastatic/stage IV cancer and the many questions and life decisions that come along with the diagnosis. Join with others who can support you throughout your journey. Facilitators: Karen Archer, MSW, LCSW and Kaitlyn Hegarty, RN, BSN, OCN. Questions? Call 703.391.3691 or e-mail Karen.Archer@inova.org. Registration is required.

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1:00pm

Brain Fog: (Zoom)

Brain Fog: Strategies to Manage Cancer-Related Cognitive Impairment 2020 (Zoom)

Understand the factors involved in the potential cognitive impacts of cancer and cancer treatments. Learn strategies that can help manage the impact on day to day functioning. Please register for all four sessions. Facilitators: Sam Lolak, MD, Michelle Ferretti, LCSW, OSW-C, and Tyler Pudleiner, MS and Rebecca Babb, MSN, APRN, CPNP-AC, CPHONRegistration is required.

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

1:00pm

Buff Bones (Zoom)

Buff Bones (Zoom)

Fun and functional, these workouts help build stronger bones as well as tone and fine-tune major muscle groups for strength and total-body conditioning. You’ll build strength by performing different types of movements using hand weights, bands, exercise balls, and body weight. If these props are not available you may substitute with water bottles, canned goods, bags of dried beans, or rice. 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. Registration is required.

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2:30pm

Restorative Yoga (Zoom)

Restorative Yoga - Zoom (Zoom)

This class is appropriate for all fitness levels. Using bolsters, blocks, and blankets to support your body, you'll easily melt into a pose. Gentle stretches, breathwork, and guided meditation deepen your practice. If you don't have these props at home, pillows, blankets, and towels can be substituted. 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. Registration is required.

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5:00pm

Good Grief - FO (Zoom)

Good Grief - Fair Oaks (Zoom)

This eight-week, on-line, 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. Facilitators: Karen Archer, MSW, LCSW, OSW-C and Sarah Bremen, MSW. Registration is required.

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

6:00pm

IAH Prostate Group (Zoom)

Us Too, Prostate Cancer Group, Alexandria Area (Zoom)

This monthly group provides an opportunity to share and learn from other survivors both in and out of treatment. Spouses/Partners/Loved ones welcome! Registration is required

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6:00pm

Women's Survivorsh (Zoom)

Women's Survivorship Group, Less than 3 yrs., Loudoun (Zoom)

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. Facilitators: Julie Ackerman, MSW, LCSW, and Christine Stone, RN, MSN, OCN. Registration is required.

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6:00pm

Breast Ca Rehab (Zoom)

Breast Cancer Rehabilitation: A Six-Week Series (Zoom)

During this six-week series, women who have completed treatment for breast cancer will learn what to expect while transitioning from breast cancer treatment to survivorship. Participants must be out of active treatment.For questions, please call: 571-472 -0744. Experts in the field will present on: Survivorship & Surveillance: Learn what to expect as you transition from breast cancer treatment to survivorship. An oncology nurse navigator will review active surveillance, scan criteria, and follow up guidelines. Discussion of endocrine therapy & tips for managing associated side effects. Facilitated by Laura Kaminski, BSN, RN, OCN. The Role of PT, OT, and SLP: Do you have pain, peripheral neuropathy, lymphedema, loss of range of motion and/or strength, impaired coordination, balance, or cognition? This presentation will help you gain a better understanding of therapy options available to you to help you return to your best self. Facilitated by Theresa Bell, MSPT, CLT-LANA. Brain Fog:"If you have experienced changes in thinking, memory, or attention since being diagnosed with cancer, you may be experiencing Brain Fog. This presentation will help you gain an understanding of the symptoms of, factors that can contribute to, and practical advice for how you can manage Brain Fog. Facilitated by Tyler Pudleiner, MS Coping with the Emotional Impact of Survivorship: Survivorship can bring on unanticipated emotional reactions, including anxiety. Through this interactive experience, you will gain further insight and understanding into emotions many experience when transitioning into survivorship, factors that contribute, and techniques to help manage and cope. Facilitated by Lauren Broschak, MSW, LCSW. Fitness:Not sure how the recently released exercise guidelines from the American College of Sports Medicine pertain to you? Join Susan Gilmore, a certified oncology fitness professional, and discover how to incorporate these recommendations into your own routine. We’ll cover everything from getting started to spicing up your current workouts. Dress casually and be prepared to move. Survivorship Nutrition: Registered Dietitian Lauren Fay, will review the latest evidence, based on the American Institute for Cancer Research's recommendations for survivorship nutrition, and provide ideas and resources on how to adjust your own diet to help decrease the risk of cancer recurrence.

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

6:00pm

Planning a Memoria (Zoom)

Planning a Memorial or Celebratory Service (Zoom)

Oncology Therapist Michelle Bronzo, MA, LPC, CT, will give an overview of memorial service rituals and, with the aid of worksheets and templates, guide you in designing a personalized service of remembrance and thanksgiving that involves family and friends. Registration is required.

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6:00pm

Buff Bones (Zoom)

Buff Bones (Zoom)

Fun and functional, these workouts help build stronger bones as well as tone and fine-tune major muscle groups for strength and total-body conditioning. You’ll build strength by performing different types of movements using hand weights, bands, exercise balls, and body weight. If these props are not available you may substitute with water bottles, canned goods, bags of dried beans, or rice. 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. Registration is required.

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6:00pm

Shine/Lung Cancer (Zoom)

Shine A Light on Lung Cancer 2020 (Zoom)

The Inova Schar Cancer Institute, Virginia Cancer Specialists, and the Life with Cancer program presents Shine a Light on Lung Cancer. In partnership with the GO2 Foundation, this event provides inspiration and support for those impacted by lung cancer including survivors, patients, loved ones and healthcare professionals. This symposium will be held via Zoom and is free to attend. REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED.

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0:00pm

Coalesce (Zoom)

Coalesce: An Advanced Breast Cancer Group (Zoom)

Meet with women of all ages to share life's joys and sorrows. This group has limited enrollment. For more information and to register, contact facilitator, Shara Sosa, LCSW, OSW-C: shara.sosa@inova.org, 703.698.2522, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays.

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10:30am

Zumba Gold (Zoom)

Zumba Gold (Zoom)

Easy to follow choreography that promotes balance, range of motion, and coordination. Come prepared to sweat! 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. Registration is required.

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1:30pm

Tai Chi (Zoom)

Tai Chi - Zoom (Zoom)

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 a form of self-defense. Practiced at a slow and even speed, Tai Chi promotes relaxation, straight posture, and balance. Participants who are more than 2 years out of treatment (chemotherapy, radiation, surgery, targeted therapies, and immunotherapies) are encouraged to consider making a donation of $5 per class. Registration is required.

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10:00am

Carcinoid Cancer (Zoom)

Carcinoid/Neuroendocrine Cancer Group 2020 (Zoom)

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 carcinoid tumors, a type of neuroendocrine tumors. For more information email cacsnets@gmail.com.

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10:30pm

Myelodysplastic

Myelodysplastic Syndromes (MDS) Support Group

This patient-led support group provides patients, caregivers, and families a safe place to explore the emotional aspects of MDS, share with others, and to hear from local MDS-related healthcare professionals. Light refreshments. To register email Brian.S.Anderson65@gmail.com or call 703.984.9379.

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10:00am

Leukemia and Lymph (Zoom)

Leukemia and Lymphoma Support Group (Zoom)

This support group is for individuals with leukemia or lymphoma and their support people. Please join us for open discussion and support. Facilitators: Sarah Brooks, LCSW, and Jillian Powers, BSN, RN, OCN. Registration is required by previous Friday.

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1:00pm

Cardio & Core (Zoom)

Cardio & Core, FO (Zoom)

Using your own body weight and light resistance, this class will help build endurance, and stamina, whilst strengthening all the muscles that make up your core. If you’re looking to get your heart and total body stronger, this class is for you! 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. Registration is required.

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1:00pm

Writing Lifestory (Zoom)

Writing Your Lifestories Series (Zoom)

"Everyone has a story. Sign up for this virtual class if you have a desire to capture and write about memories you have and want to preserve or share with others. Attendance at all 4 sessions is required. Facilitator: Facilitator: Lynn Magrum, MSN, CANP, AOCN. Registration is required.

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

2:30pm

Gentle Yoga -Zoom (Zoom)

Gentle Yoga - Zoom (Zoom)

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. Have a blanket available. 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. Registration is required.

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5:30pm

IAH Breast Cancer (Zoom)

Breast Cancer Support Group, Alexandria Area, 2020 (Zoom)

Current and former breast cancer patients and survivors are invited to learn, share and discuss ways of meeting the challenges of breast cancer at this group hosted by Inova Alexandria. Registration is required. Karen Sachse, MSN, RN, CNS-BC, and Jenna Sangastiano, LPC.

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11:00am

Meditation and Gui (Zoom)

Meditation and Guided Imagery 2020 (Zoom)

Join us for a relaxing exploration of the power and benefits of meditation, a practice that can reduce stress. Each session begins with breath work and a relaxation technique that leads to a guided meditation. Participants who are more than 2 years out of treatment (chemotherapy, radiation, surgery, targeted therapies and immunotherapies) are encouraged to consider making a donation of $5 per class. Registration is required.

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12:00pm

Multiple Myeloma (Zoom)

2020 Multiple Myeloma: Open Discussion (Zoom)

This monthly meeting is designed for patients and families to get together to discuss, learn, and share the challenges of living with multiple myeloma. This month will be an open discussion meeting. Facilitators: Drucilla Brethwaite, LCSW, OSW-C, Rebecca DiPatri, RN, BSN, OCN. Co-sponsored with the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society. Registration is required.

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12:00pm

Fighting Cancer wi (Zoom)

Fighting Cancer with a Fork- Fair Oaks (Zoom)

Registered Dietitian, Sara Negron, MS, RD, CSO, will provide an overview of nutritional recommendations for cancer patients and survivors. Registration is required.

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1:00pm

Yoga Sculpt (Zoom)

Yoga Sculpt (Zoom)

Yoga Sculpt combines yoga, lightweight resistance 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. 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. Registration is required.

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2:30pm

StayStrong (Zoom)

StayStrong (Zoom)

Need to build muscle and strength as well as maintain your cardio fitness? StayStrong is what you’re looking for. This all-level class builds muscle and strength by incorporating exercise bands and body weight to get and keep you strong. Please bring a mat. 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. Registration is required.

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5:30pm

Young Women MBC (Zoom)

Young Women Online MBC Group (Zoom)

An online support group for women in their 20s, 30s and 40s who are navigating the world of metastatic breast cancer. If attending for the first time please call Maureen Broderick 703-391-4180 or Shairna Curtis 703-391-4575. Registration required.

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6:30pm

FC Young Women BC (Zoom)

Young Women with Breast Cancer, 2020, FC (Zoom)

Women in their 20s, 30s and 40s with non-metastatic breast cancer 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 703.698.2526.

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7:00pm

Zumba -Zoom (Zoom)

Zumba - Zoom (Zoom)

Come prepared to sweat and party your way into shape! Zumba is an easy-to-follow, international dance-inspired fitness-party! Participants who are more than 2 years out of treatment (chemotherapy, radiation, surgery, targeted therapies, and immunotherapies) are encouraged to consider making a donation of $5 per class. Registration is required.

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11:00am

Barre Tone - Zoom (Zoom)

Barre Tone - Zoom (Zoom)

Jazz up your routine and have fun with 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. Please have a sturdy chair and a mat available. Small ball or weights optional. Participants who are more than 2 years out of treatment (chemotherapy, radiation, surgery, targeted therapies, and immunotherapies) are encouraged to consider making a donation of $5 per class. You must register for each class you plan to attend.

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1:00pm

Launch into Fitnes (Zoom)

Launch into Fitness-ZOOM (Zoom)

An energizing workout combining cardio, strength, and flexibility all modified to accommodate anyone with balance issues, recent surgeries, or are just getting back into exercise. Participants move at their own pace. This class can be done while seated or standing. 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.

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2:00pm

Breast Surgery Pre (Zoom)

Breast Surgery Pre-Op Class, FO (Zoom)

An oncology nurse navigator will explain 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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2:00pm

Breast Surgery Pre (Zoom)

Breast Surgery Pre-Op Class, ISCI (Zoom)

Learn what you need to know before, during and after breast cancer surgery: lymph node biopsy, managing drains and discomfort, showering, moving comfortably, bra/prosthesis options, and more. Family/friends welcome. Registration is required. Facilitator: Laura Kaminski, RN, BSN, OCN.

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2:30pm

Yoga Nidra (Zoom)

Yoga Nidra Mindfulness Meditation (Zoom)

Experience deeper levels of relaxation with this meditative practice that can be done lying down or seated. This meditation is for all levels and no experience is required. Blankets, pillows, and towels may be used as supportive props. Participants who are more than 2 years out of treatment (chemotherapy, radiation, surgery, targeted therapies, and immunotherapies) are encouraged to consider making a donation of $5 per class. Registration is required.

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5:30pm

GYN Group (Zoom)

Gynecologic Cancer Support Group (Zoom)

Women diagnosed with ovarian, cervical, and endometrial cancers are invited to this monthly group to share experiences and learn from one another. Facilitators: Teassa Eddy, LCSW and Emily Hirsch, BSN, RN, OCN. Registration is required.

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5:30pm

Caregiver FO & ILH (Zoom)

Caregiver Connection - FO & ILH (Zoom)

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. This group is for caregivers only. Registration required.

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6:00pm

Brain Tumor Suppor (Zoom)

Brain Tumor Support Group (Zoom)

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. Registration is required. Facilitators: Alicia Gray, MSW, LCSW, OSW-C and Ashley Thompson, BSN, RN, OCN. Registration is required.

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6:00pm

EZ Tai Chi (Zoom)

EZ Tai Chi - Zoom (Zoom)

Using the "Harvard Medical School Guide to Tai Chi" protocol, you’ll cover 5 basic movements that are easy to learn and can be practiced at home. Participants who are more than 2 years out of treatment (chemotherapy, radiation, surgery, targeted therapies, and immunotherapies) are encouraged to consider making a donation of $5 per class. Registration is required.

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6:00pm

Weight Mgmt after (Zoom)

Weight Management after Breast Cancer Support Group (Zoom)

Achieving a healthy weight after your diagnosis and treatment for breast cancer can be challenging. Meet with others who share a similar challenge, learn strategies and gain support to help you achieve your goals. Registration is required through lauren.fay@inova.org. No online registration.

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11:00am

Cardio Drumming (Zoom)

Cardio Drumming - Zoom (Zoom)

An energetic, full-body workout that’s just plain fun! You don’t need drum sticks or drums, just enthusiasm, and a willingness to move! Plan to substitute plastic kitchen utensils in lieu of drumsticks or, just use your arms. Participants who are more than 2 years out of treatment (chemotherapy, radiation, surgery, targeted therapies, and immunotherapies) are encouraged to consider making a donation of $5 per class. Registration is required.

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12:00pm

BrCa Navigation (Zoom)

Breast Cancer Navigation - FO (Zoom)

Have you recently been diagnosed with Breast Cancer? If so, come learn breast cancer terminology, how doctors determine your treatment plan, what kind of questions to ask your doctor, and how to organize medical information. This class will leave you feeling informed and empowered to be an active participant in your treatment planning process. Facilitator: Kaitlyn Hegarty, RN, BSN, OCN. Registration Required.

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1:00pm

Brain Fog: (Zoom)

Brain Fog: Strategies to Manage Cancer-Related Cognitive Impairment 2020 (Zoom)

Understand the factors involved in the potential cognitive impacts of cancer and cancer treatments. Learn strategies that can help manage the impact on day to day functioning. Please register for all four sessions. Facilitators: Sam Lolak, MD, Michelle Ferretti, LCSW, OSW-C, and Tyler Pudleiner, MS and Rebecca Babb, MSN, APRN, CPNP-AC, CPHONRegistration is required.

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

1:00pm

Buff Bones (Zoom)

Buff Bones (Zoom)

Fun and functional, these workouts help build stronger bones as well as tone and fine-tune major muscle groups for strength and total-body conditioning. You’ll build strength by performing different types of movements using hand weights, bands, exercise balls, and body weight. If these props are not available you may substitute with water bottles, canned goods, bags of dried beans, or rice. 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. Registration is required.

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1:30pm

Building Resilienc (Zoom)

Strategies for Building Resilience - Zoom (Zoom)

Explore strategies to build resilience during the cancer journey and survivorship. Facilitator: Teassa Eddy, MSW, LCSW, 703.776.8798 or teassa.eddy@inova.org.

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2:30pm

Restorative Yoga (Zoom)

Restorative Yoga - Zoom (Zoom)

This class is appropriate for all fitness levels. Using bolsters, blocks, and blankets to support your body, you'll easily melt into a pose. Gentle stretches, breathwork, and guided meditation deepen your practice. If you don't have these props at home, pillows, blankets, and towels can be substituted. 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. Registration is required.

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3:00pm

Advanced Cancer Dx (Zoom)

How to Have More Good Days with an Advanced Cancer Diagnosis (Zoom)

Living with an advanced cancer diagnosis does not mean that the good days are behind you. Join other patients and caregivers to learn different strategies and information each month on how to make more good days and live well despite an advanced cancer diagnosis. Facilitators: Courtney Weaver, MSW, LCSW and Mary Kay Mecca, RN, BSN, OCN. If you have any questions, please call Courtney at 703-858-8942 or e-mail courtney.weaver@inova.org. Registration required.

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5:00pm

Good Grief - FO (Zoom)

Good Grief - Fair Oaks (Zoom)

This eight-week, on-line, 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. Facilitators: Karen Archer, MSW, LCSW, OSW-C and Sarah Bremen, MSW. Registration is required.

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

6:00pm

Colorectal Ca/Adv (Zoom)

Colorectal Cancer Support Group, Advanced Stage 2020 (Zoom)

This support 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 Anissa Nahabedian, RN. Registration is required.

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6:00pm

Just for the Guys, (Zoom)

Just for the Guys, IAH 2020 (Zoom)

Cancer impacts relationships, work, self-image, and so much more – and some things are better kept between us guys. Join us in a place where you will be among brothers who truly understand. Note this group is for men with cancer not caregivers. Facilitator: David McGinness, MSW, LCSW, OSW-C. Registration is required.

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6:00pm

Breast Ca Rehab (Zoom)

Breast Cancer Rehabilitation: A Six-Week Series (Zoom)

During this six-week series, women who have completed treatment for breast cancer will learn what to expect while transitioning from breast cancer treatment to survivorship. Participants must be out of active treatment.For questions, please call: 571-472 -0744. Experts in the field will present on: Survivorship & Surveillance: Learn what to expect as you transition from breast cancer treatment to survivorship. An oncology nurse navigator will review active surveillance, scan criteria, and follow up guidelines. Discussion of endocrine therapy & tips for managing associated side effects. Facilitated by Laura Kaminski, BSN, RN, OCN. The Role of PT, OT, and SLP: Do you have pain, peripheral neuropathy, lymphedema, loss of range of motion and/or strength, impaired coordination, balance, or cognition? This presentation will help you gain a better understanding of therapy options available to you to help you return to your best self. Facilitated by Theresa Bell, MSPT, CLT-LANA. Brain Fog:"If you have experienced changes in thinking, memory, or attention since being diagnosed with cancer, you may be experiencing Brain Fog. This presentation will help you gain an understanding of the symptoms of, factors that can contribute to, and practical advice for how you can manage Brain Fog. Facilitated by Tyler Pudleiner, MS Coping with the Emotional Impact of Survivorship: Survivorship can bring on unanticipated emotional reactions, including anxiety. Through this interactive experience, you will gain further insight and understanding into emotions many experience when transitioning into survivorship, factors that contribute, and techniques to help manage and cope. Facilitated by Lauren Broschak, MSW, LCSW. Fitness:Not sure how the recently released exercise guidelines from the American College of Sports Medicine pertain to you? Join Susan Gilmore, a certified oncology fitness professional, and discover how to incorporate these recommendations into your own routine. We’ll cover everything from getting started to spicing up your current workouts. Dress casually and be prepared to move. Survivorship Nutrition: Registered Dietitian Lauren Fay, will review the latest evidence, based on the American Institute for Cancer Research's recommendations for survivorship nutrition, and provide ideas and resources on how to adjust your own diet to help decrease the risk of cancer recurrence.

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

6:30pm

Yoga Sculpt (Zoom)

Yoga Sculpt (Zoom)

Yoga Sculpt combines yoga, lightweight resistance 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. 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. Registration is required.

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0:00pm

Coalesce (Zoom)

Coalesce: An Advanced Breast Cancer Group (Zoom)

Meet with women of all ages to share life's joys and sorrows. This group has limited enrollment. For more information and to register, contact facilitator, Shara Sosa, LCSW, OSW-C: shara.sosa@inova.org, 703.698.2522, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays.

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10:30am

Zumba Gold (Zoom)

Zumba Gold (Zoom)

Easy to follow choreography that promotes balance, range of motion, and coordination. Come prepared to sweat! 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. Registration is required.

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1:30pm

Tai Chi (Zoom)

Tai Chi - Zoom (Zoom)

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 a form of self-defense. Practiced at a slow and even speed, Tai Chi promotes relaxation, straight posture, and balance. Participants who are more than 2 years out of treatment (chemotherapy, radiation, surgery, targeted therapies, and immunotherapies) are encouraged to consider making a donation of $5 per class. Registration is required.

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Call 703-698-2526 to register.
2:30pm

Life Stories (Zoom)

Writing Your Life Stories, 2020 (Zoom)

This writing group is for those who previously completed the 4-week series, allowing you 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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4:00pm

Look Good,,. Feel (Zoom)

Look Good... Feel Better - Virtual Class (Zoom)

Look Good Feel Better Live! Virtual Workshops provide live instruction, tips, and tricks for dealing with appearance-related side effects of cancer treatment during a free one-hour, online workshop with a licensed beauty professional. Please select one ONE workshop date and sign up right away to ensure a spot. Once you sign up through Life with Cancer you will be sent a link to register for the class. Skin care and makeup kits will be mailed prior to the class, so you must register at least TWO WEEKS IN ADVANCE.

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10:00am

Breast Surgery Pre (Zoom)

Breast Surgery Pre-Op Class, ISCI (Zoom)

Learn what you need to know before, during and after breast cancer surgery: lymph node biopsy, managing drains and discomfort, showering, moving comfortably, bra/prosthesis options, and more. Family/friends welcome. Registration is required. Facilitator: Laura Kaminski, RN, BSN, OCN.

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4:00pm

Look Good,,. Feel (Zoom)

Look Good... Feel Better - Virtual Class (Zoom)

Look Good Feel Better Live! Virtual Workshops provide live instruction, tips, and tricks for dealing with appearance-related side effects of cancer treatment during a free one-hour, online workshop with a licensed beauty professional. Please select one ONE workshop date and sign up right away to ensure a spot. Once you sign up through Life with Cancer you will be sent a link to register for the class. Skin care and makeup kits will be mailed prior to the class, so you must register at least TWO WEEKS IN ADVANCE.

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5:30pm

ILH Breast Cancer (Zoom)

Breast Cancer Support Group, ILH (Zoom)

This group is for women diagnosed with stage 0-3 breast cancer, no 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, MSN, OCN, 703-858-8867 and Elise Schneider, LCSW, 703-858-8619.

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Coalesce II, 4th T (Zoom)

Coalesce II, 4th Tue 2020 (Zoom)

Meet with women of all ages who are living with Advanced/Metastatic Breast Cancer to share life's joys and challenges. Registration is required. Facilitator: Micheline Toussaint, LCSW, RYT, OSW-C, 703-698-2521.

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2:00pm

Bladder CA Group (Zoom)

Bladder Cancer Support Group (Zoom)

This group is open to all bladder cancer patients as well as their caregivers to provide connection and support for the community of bladder cancer patients, as well as provide psychoeducation for bladder cancer patients and their families on both local and national resources, treatment changes and clinical trials.

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5:00pm

Nutrition: Survivo (Zoom)

Survivorship Nutrition (Zoom)

Are you familiar with the latest evidence based recommendations for survivorship nutrition? Registered Dietitian, Lauren Fay, will review the latest evidence, and provide ideas and resources on how to adjust your own diet to help decrease the risk of cancer recurrence. Registration is required.

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7:00pm

Young Adult Group (Zoom)

Young Adult Group (Zoom)

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: Jennifer Bires, LCSW, OSW-C and Eric Cohen, RN, BSN, OCN. Registration is required.

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Cardio & Core (Zoom)

Cardio & Core, FO (Zoom)

Using your own body weight and light resistance, this class will help build endurance, and stamina, whilst strengthening all the muscles that make up your core. If you’re looking to get your heart and total body stronger, this class is for you! 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. Registration is required.

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1:00pm

Writing Lifestory (Zoom)

Writing Your Lifestories Series (Zoom)

"Everyone has a story. Sign up for this virtual class if you have a desire to capture and write about memories you have and want to preserve or share with others. Attendance at all 4 sessions is required. Facilitator: Facilitator: Lynn Magrum, MSN, CANP, AOCN. Registration is required.

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

2:30pm

Gentle Yoga -Zoom (Zoom)

Gentle Yoga - Zoom (Zoom)

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. Have a blanket available. 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. Registration is required.

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Location Key:


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

 Zoom:
  Zoom, Metro DC Area, --, 00000


CLASS/GROUP REGISTRATION INFORMATION

Our calendar goes to the printer two months before it's published. If program updates or cancellations occur after it goes to the printer, the updates or cancellations will not be printed. You will find the most accurate program listing in the online calendar which is updated as soon as changes occur.

LWC programs are designed for patients and their loved ones. Interested professionals should contact Drucilla.Brethwaite@invoa.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.