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    February 2022      

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10:00am

Body Conditioning (Zoom)

Total Body Conditioning 2022 (Zoom)

Designed for all levels, TBC, combines aerobic conditioning with strength training and balance elements, to keep your fitness routine fresh. Don’t have weights, no problem! Water bottles, body weight or cans of soup will do the trick. Registration is required.

CLASS Details...>>


10:00am

Music Therapy (Zoom)

Music Therapy 2021-22 Weekly) (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 weekly group will offer the opportunity to discover how the healing nature of rhythm and sound can be integrated into your 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. Facilitated by: Raymond Leone, MMT, MT-BC.

CLASS Details...>>


11:00am

Meditation & Image (Zoom)

Meditation &Guided Imagery - 2022 (Zoom)

Guided imagery can quickly calm your body whilst simultaneously relaxing your mind. Gentle stretches, breathwork, and guided meditation deepen your practice. If you don't have props at home, pillows, blankets, and towels can be substituted. Registration is required.

CLASS Details...>>


11:00am

Meditation & Image (Zoom)

Meditation &Guided Imagery - 2022 (Zoom)

Guided imagery can quickly calm your body whilst simultaneously relaxing your mind. Gentle stretches, breathwork, and guided meditation deepen your practice. If you don't have props at home, pillows, blankets, and towels can be substituted. Registration is required.

CLASS Details...>>


1:00pm

Yoga Sculpt (Zoom)

Yoga Sculpt (Zoom)

Yoga Sculpt combines yoga, light weight training, core work and cardio, for a full body wor kout. It is designed to help tone and strengthen muscles, and improve balance and overall fitness.Have a small towel and water available. Registration is required.

CLASS Details...>>


2:30pm

StayStrong (Zoom)

Stay Strong (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 weights and body weight to get and keep you strong. You may substitute water bottles, canned, goods, bags of dried beans or rice for weights. Registration is required.

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5:30pm

Young Metastatic (Zoom)

Young Adults with Metastatic Breast Cancer FO 2022 (Zoom)

Young adults in their 20s, 30s and 40s with metastatic breast cancer are invited to meet with others in a supportive environment to learn how to best navigate survivorship. If attending for the first time call Maureen Broderick 703-391-4180. Registration required. Zoom link will be sent to registrant the day of session.

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FULL class. Check back for possible openings.

6:00pm

Mind over Matter (Zoom)

Mind Over Matter Jan 11 - Feb 8 2022 (Zoom)

This 5-session program uses evidence-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. Facilitator: Karen Archer, LCSW, OSW-C. Registration is required. Zoom link sent to registrants before course begin.

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

6:00pm

Good Grief (FC)

Good Grief - Series Starts Feb 1st 2022 (FC)

This in-person, 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, supporting children and other family members, changes in role and lifestyle, and coping with special dates. Facilitator: Sarah Brooks, LPC. Registration is required. For information contact Sarah Brooks, LPC, 703-698-2529; sarah.brooks@inova.org

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

6:00pm

Brst Ca Rehab (Zoom)

Breast Cancer Rehabilitation Program: Session 4: Coping w/ Emotional Impact (Zoom)

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 Kelly Conen Jablonski, MSW, LCSW.

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

7:00pm

Look Good,,. Feel

Look Good... Feel Better - Virtual Class

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. Visit lookgoodfeelbetter.org/alliance-partner-virtual-workshops and use Site Referral Code LI20177 to register for a Skin Care and Makeup workshop and to receive a complimentary makeup kit. Please register at least two weeks in advance to allow time for kit delivery.

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7:00pm

Zumba -Zoom (Zoom)

Zumba - Zoom (Zoom)

Zumba combines slow and fasat rhythms with resistance training, while toning the body and cardiovascular system. Adding some Latin flavor and enthusiasm to the mix, it can help to lift your mood and improve your general sense of wellbeing. Registration is required.

CLASS Details...>>


 
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. Registration is required.

CLASS Details...>>


1:00pm

Launch into Fitnes (Zoom)

Launch into Fitness-ZOOM (Zoom)

(Jan 6-27, 2021) 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. The class can be done while seated or standing. If you don't have weights at home you may substitute with water bottles, canned, goods, bags of dried beans or rice. Registration is required.

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1:00pm

Drop in Journaling (Zoom)

Drop in Monthly Journaling Class (Zoom)

If you have taken a journaling workshop offered by Deborah Ross, then continue the journey with a monthly writing group.   Writing prompts from a variety of sources will be offered along with technique refreshers.   Each month will have a different theme. * You must have taken a previous writing workshop to attend this drop in.

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1:00pm

Pancreatic Sup Gr (Zoom)

Pancreatic Cancer Support Group - 2022 FO (Zoom)

Join us as we explore ways to learn to live with pancreatic cancer and the many questions and challenges that come along with diagnosis and treatment. For patients only. Registration is required, Zoom link sent out close the day of class and not at the time of registration. Facilitators Karen Archer, MSW, LCSW, OSWC and Mary-Kay Mecca, 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. Registration is required.

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3:00pm

Colorectal Surgery (Zoom)

Colorectal Surgery Pre-op Education (Zoom)

If you are scheduled for colorectal surgery at an Inova 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. Registration required. Zoom links will be sent to registrants the day of session.

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5:00pm

Breast Surg Pre-Op (Zoom)

Breast Surgery Pre-Op Class (Zoom)

If you are scheduled for a mastectomy, mastectomy with reconstruction or lumpectomy with reconstruction this educational class will help you prepare for surgery. You will receive an overview of what to expect from our oncology nurse navigator. Learn what you need to know before, during and after breast cancer surgery: node biopsy, managing drains and discomfort, bathing, moving comfortably, prosthesis and more. Family/friends welcome. Registration required. Zoom links are sent to registrants the day of the class.

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5:00pm

Diet&Inflammation (Zoom)

Diet & Inflammation 2022 (Zoom)

Have you heard of an "anti-inflammatory" diet? 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. Registration is required. Links will be sent to registrants close to the date of session.

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6:00pm

Lung Cancer Group (Zoom)

Lung Cancer Group (Zoom)

Join other patients, survivors, family members, and friends to discuss the challenges of living with lung cancer and its treatments. Facilitators: Carrie Friedman, RN, BS, OCN, and David McGinness, LCSW, OSW-C. Registration is required. Zoom link will be sent to registrants closer to the date of group.

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6:00pm

EZ Tai Chi (Zoom)

EZ Tai Chi - Zoom (Zoom)

Paired with a tai-chi-based warm-up and cool down exercise EZ Tai Chi addresses the key components of fitness while relieving tension, stress and improving balance. Using the "Harvard Medical School Guide to Tai Chi" protocol, you’ll learn 5 easy-to-remember movements that can be practiced at home, work or while traveling. Registration is required

CLASS Details...>>


6:00pm

Young Womens Br C (Zoom)

Young Womens Breast Cancer Support Group - FO 2022 (Zoom)

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 Maureen Broderick 703-391-4180 or Sofi Goerdt 703-776-8768 Registration required. Zoom link will be emailed to registrants the day of session.

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6:30pm

Breast Can Support (Zoom)

Breast Cancer Support Group - Fairfax 2022 (Zoom)

For women with stage 0-3 breast cancer who are no more than two years out of active treatment. Meet with others to gather information and learn how to best navigate survivorship. Register is required. Facilitators: Laura Kaminski, BSN, RN, OCN & Tyler Pudleiner, MSW. Zoom link will be sent to registrants close to the day of group.

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10:00am

Body Conditioning (Zoom)

Total Body Conditioning 2022 (Zoom)

Designed for all levels, TBC, combines aerobic conditioning with strength training and balance elements, to keep your fitness routine fresh. Don’t have weights, no problem! Water bottles, body weight or cans of soup will do the trick. Registration is required.

CLASS Details...>>


FULL class. Check back for possible openings.

12:00pm

Mind over Matter B (Zoom)

Mind over Matter for Breast Cancer Jan 13 - Feb 10 2022 (Zoom)

Note that this session is specific to survivors of breast cancer. 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: Kim Lowery Walker, LCSW, ACHP-SW & Sarah Bremen, MSW. Registration is required. Zoom link will be sent to registrants before course begins.

CLASS Details...>>

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

1:00pm

Buff Bones (Zoom)

Buff Bones - Daytime (Zoom)

Fun and functional, this workout helps 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. You may substitute water bottles, canned, goods, bags of dried beans or rice for weights. Registration is required.

CLASS Details...>>


1:00pm

Breast Surg Pre-Op (Zoom)

Breast Surgery Pre-Op Class (Zoom)

If you are scheduled for a mastectomy, mastectomy with reconstruction or lumpectomy with reconstruction this educational class will help you prepare for surgery. You will receive an overview of what to expect from our oncology nurse navigator. Learn what you need to know before, during and after breast cancer surgery: node biopsy, managing drains and discomfort, bathing, moving comfortably, prosthesis and more. Family/friends welcome. Registration required. Zoom links are sent to registrants the day of the class.

CLASS Details...>>


2:30pm

Restorative Yoga (Zoom)

Restorative Yoga - Zoom (Zoom)

With the use of props for support, you'll hold poses for longer periods of time allowing for deeper relaxation and release. Gentle stretches, breath work and guided meditation deepen your practice. If you don't have these props at home, pillows, blankets and towels can be substituted. Registration is required.

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6:30pm

Sound Bath (Zoom)

Sound Bath Mediation for Rest and Relaxation (Zoom)

A sound bath is a meditative experience where those in attendance are “bathed” in sound waves. These waves are produced by various sources, including healing instruments such as gongs and singing bowls. From the comfort of your own home, immerse yourself in sound and vibrations that will restore you to a state of ease so you can rest and feel more ready for sleep.

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6:30pm

Melanoma Group (Zoom)

Melanoma Support Group (Zoom)

Patient and family members are invited to come together to discuss the challenges, and experiences following a Melanoma diagnosis. Registration is required. This group is facilitated by Kelly Conen Jablonski, LCSW.

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11:00pm

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. Registration is required.

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9:00am

Mat Pilates (Zoom)

Mat Pilates (Zoom)

beginner’s level class consisting of low-impact flexibility and muscular strength and endurance movements to strengthen the core and elongate the spine. Participants should be able to work on the floor. Modifications will be offered.

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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 form of self-defense. Practiced at a slow and even speed, Tai Chi promotes relaxation, straight posture, and balance. This class will teach basic movements. Registration is required.

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8:30am

LTM (Zoom)

Love the Mat (Zoom)

Love the Mat: Take a different position on strength and join Stacey on the floor for thirty minutes of flexibility and a total body workout. Being able to get down on the floor, on all fours, and on your back is necessary. A good mat or comfy carpet to lie on is essential and weights are optional.

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12:00pm

Coalesce 1: Monday (Zoom)

Coalesce 1:An Advanced Breast Cancer Group Mondays (Zoom)

“This support group is for women living with metastatic breast cancer. Join us to meet with women of all ages to share life's joys and sorrows. Registration is required. Facilitator: Kim Lowery Walker, LCSW.” Zoom link is sent to registrants near the class date and not at the time of registration.

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1:00pm

Cardio & Core (Zoom)

Cardio & Core 2021-22 (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! If you do not have weights at home you may substitute with water bottles, canned, goods, bags of dried beans or rice. Registration is required

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1:00pm

Art for Long Term (Zoom)

Art Therapy for Long Term Survivors 2022 (Zoom)

Experience the power of your creativity through art therapy, relaxation, and mindfulness using our virtual platform! Join us as we engage in the creative process and stay connected during quarantine. No prior artistic experience is necessary, just a willingness to explore and be a part of a supportive and creative community. Consider compiling any of the following materials in preparation for the group: paper, drawing/writing utensils, and any preferred art medium, such as paint, colored pencils, pastels, or collage materials. * This group is for those off treatment or bereaved for more than 2 years. Facilitator: Jane Woo, MA, ATR-BC. Registration is required to receive Zoom invite, invite sent close to class at not at the time of registration.

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2:30pm

Gentle Yoga -Zoom (Zoom)

Gentle Yoga - Zoom (Zoom)

Explore gentle movements which, when linked with your breath, allows you to flow from pose to pose, increasing your flexibility and stamina. Breath work and guided relaxation, restore balance and harmony to your body and mind. Registration is required.

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3:00pm

Osteoblast (Zoom)

Osteoblast (Zoom)

This class is the more advanced version of Buff Bones. Sixty minutes in length, this class will address the mind and body with breathwork and flow from lower body to upper body to the floor followed by a cool down. Weight-bearing exercises will be performed. Please have a set of weights or resistance bands that are appropriate for your fitness level (light to medium). Participants must be able to work from the floor. Modifications for various conditions and fitness levels will be provided.

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10:00am

Body Conditioning (Zoom)

Total Body Conditioning 2022 (Zoom)

Designed for all levels, TBC, combines aerobic conditioning with strength training and balance elements, to keep your fitness routine fresh. Don’t have weights, no problem! Water bottles, body weight or cans of soup will do the trick. Registration is required.

CLASS Details...>>


10:00am

Music Therapy (Zoom)

Music Therapy 2021-22 Weekly) (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 weekly group will offer the opportunity to discover how the healing nature of rhythm and sound can be integrated into your 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. Facilitated by: Raymond Leone, MMT, MT-BC.

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10:30am

Spirituality Quest (Zoom)

Spirituality Quest - Feb 2022 (Zoom)

Celebration of Love: The look for love. We always hear people say that they are looking for “love”, often times or sometime missing it when it shows up in their lives. Love can come to us in many different ways and forms. Often in a form we do not expect. What does love look like for you? How has it shown up for you in your life? How have you shown up for it? "To love is to recognize yourself in another." - Eckhart Tolle Registration is required, zoom links will be sent to registrants close to the day of class and not at the time of registration.

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1:00pm

Yoga Sculpt (Zoom)

Yoga Sculpt (Zoom)

Yoga Sculpt combines yoga, light weight training, core work and cardio, for a full body wor kout. It is designed to help tone and strengthen muscles, and improve balance and overall fitness.Have a small towel and water available. Registration is required.

CLASS Details...>>


2:30pm

StayStrong (Zoom)

Stay Strong (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 weights and body weight to get and keep you strong. You may substitute water bottles, canned, goods, bags of dried beans or rice for weights. Registration is required.

CLASS Details...>>


6:00pm

Parent Young Adult (Zoom)

Parents of Young Adult 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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FULL class. Check back for possible openings.

6:00pm

Mind over Matter (Zoom)

Mind Over Matter Jan 11 - Feb 8 2022 (Zoom)

This 5-session program uses evidence-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. Facilitator: Karen Archer, LCSW, OSW-C. Registration is required. Zoom link sent to registrants before course begin.

CLASS Details...>>

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

6:00pm

Br Ca Weight Mgt (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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6:00pm

Brst Ca Rehab (Zoom)

Breast Cancer Rehabilitation Program: Session 5: The Role of PT/OT/SLP in Recovery & Survivorship (Zoom)

Do feel you are “living with the side effects” of your cancer and the effects of all the treatments you have had? 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.

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

6:30pm

IAH Young Women BC (Zoom)

Young Women with Breast Cancer Group, IAH (Zoom)

Women in their 20s, 30s and 40s with non-metastatic breast cancer are invited to meet with others 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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6:30pm

Us, too. (Men) (Zoom)

Us Too Prostate Group -ILH 2022 (Zoom)

Join other men for an opportunity to network and learn about valuable prostate cancer information and resources. Facillitated by volunteer and survivor Joel Blanchette. Registration required. Link will be sent to registrants close to the day of group.

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6:30pm

Good Grief (FC)

Good Grief - Series Starts Feb 1st 2022 (FC)

This in-person, 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, supporting children and other family members, changes in role and lifestyle, and coping with special dates. Facilitator: Sarah Brooks, LPC. Registration is required. For information contact Sarah Brooks, LPC, 703-698-2529; sarah.brooks@inova.org

CLASS Details...>>

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

7:00pm

Zumba -Zoom (Zoom)

Zumba - Zoom (Zoom)

Zumba combines slow and fasat rhythms with resistance training, while toning the body and cardiovascular system. Adding some Latin flavor and enthusiasm to the mix, it can help to lift your mood and improve your general sense of wellbeing. Registration is required.

CLASS Details...>>


7:30pm

Us too Prostate Gr (Zoom)

Us too Prostate Cancer Support Group, Fairfax 2022 (Zoom)

This monthly group provides an opportunity to share and learn from other survivors both in and out of treatment. Spouses/Partners/Loves 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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11:00am

Meditation & Image

Meditation &Guided Imagery - 2022

Guided imagery can quickly calm your body whilst simultaneously relaxing your mind. Gentle stretches, breathwork, and guided meditation deepen your practice. If you don't have props at home, pillows, blankets, and towels can be substituted. Registration is required.

CLASS Details...>>


 
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. Registration is required.

CLASS Details...>>


1:00pm

Launch into Fitnes (Zoom)

Launch into Fitness-ZOOM (Zoom)

(Jan 6-27, 2021) 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. The class can be done while seated or standing. If you don't have weights at home you may substitute with water bottles, canned, goods, bags of dried beans or rice. Registration is required.

CLASS Details...>>


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. Registration is required.

CLASS Details...>>


5:30pm

FC Head and Neck (Zoom)

Head and Neck Cancer 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. FC facilitators: Alicia Gray, MSW, LCSW, OSW-C & Zenaida Ferguson, RN, BSN.

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5:30pm

Br Ca Support Grp (Zoom)

Breast Cancer Support Group Fair Oaks/Loudoun Area (Zoom)

For women with stage 0-3 breast cancer who are no more than 2 years out of active treatment. Meet with others to gather information and learn how to best navigate survivorship. Facilitator: Maureen Broderick, MSW, LCSW & Christine Stone, RN, MSN, OCN. Registration required.

CLASS Details...>>


6:00pm

EZ Tai Chi (Zoom)

EZ Tai Chi - Zoom (Zoom)

Paired with a tai-chi-based warm-up and cool down exercise EZ Tai Chi addresses the key components of fitness while relieving tension, stress and improving balance. Using the "Harvard Medical School Guide to Tai Chi" protocol, you’ll learn 5 easy-to-remember movements that can be practiced at home, work or while traveling. Registration is required

CLASS Details...>>


6:30pm

Survive Winter (Zoom)

Surviving the Winter Doldrums 2022 (Zoom)

After the celebrations of the holiday season have passed, we may dread the long, winter months that stretch ahead of us. In this workshop, we will discuss strategies for coping with these ‘winter doldrums,’ and discover ways to bring light, movement and optimism into the cold winter days. Registration is required. Zoom links sent before class and not at the time of registration.

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7:00pm

LGBTQIA+ Group (Zoom)

LGBTQIA+ Virtual Cancer Group (Zoom)

This virtual 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 connect, receive encouragement and build community. . Please register to join us! Zoom links sent close to day of class and not at the time of registration. Facilitator: Kaitlyn O’Donnell, LCSW (she/they), 703-206-5433, kaitlyn.odonnell@inova.org

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10:00am

Body Conditioning (Zoom)

Total Body Conditioning 2022 (Zoom)

Designed for all levels, TBC, combines aerobic conditioning with strength training and balance elements, to keep your fitness routine fresh. Don’t have weights, no problem! Water bottles, body weight or cans of soup will do the trick. Registration is required.

CLASS Details...>>


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. Registration is required.

CLASS Details...>>


FULL class. Check back for possible openings.

12:00pm

Mind over Matter B (Zoom)

Mind over Matter for Breast Cancer Jan 13 - Feb 10 2022 (Zoom)

Note that this session is specific to survivors of breast cancer. 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: Kim Lowery Walker, LCSW, ACHP-SW & Sarah Bremen, MSW. Registration is required. Zoom link will be sent to registrants before course begins.

CLASS Details...>>

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

1:00pm

Buff Bones (Zoom)

Buff Bones - Daytime (Zoom)

Fun and functional, this workout helps 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. You may substitute water bottles, canned, goods, bags of dried beans or rice for weights. Registration is required.

CLASS Details...>>


1:00pm

Live Well w Cancer (Zoom)

Living Well With Advanced Cancer- 2022 (Zoom)

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. Meets the 2nd & 4th Thursday of each month. Facilitator: Karen Archer, MSW, LCSW, OSW-C & Kaitlyn Hegarty, RN, BSN, OCN. Registration required. Zoom links are sent to registrants before class begins and not at time of registration.

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2:30pm

Restorative Yoga (Zoom)

Restorative Yoga - Zoom (Zoom)

With the use of props for support, you'll hold poses for longer periods of time allowing for deeper relaxation and release. Gentle stretches, breath work and guided meditation deepen your practice. If you don't have these props at home, pillows, blankets and towels can be substituted. Registration is required.

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6:00pm

Wom Surv Support (Zoom)

Womens Survivorship support group ILH (Zoom)

Your cancer treatment is done, now what? This group is designed to help you gain insight and balance in your life through discussion, problem-solving and various modalities so that you can go from “surviving” to “thriving”.  This group is intended for women who have completed cancer treatment and/or are on maintenance therapy.  Facilitated by oncology therapist, Julie Ackerman and Oncology Nurse Navigator, Christine Stone Registration Required. Zoom links sent to registrants close to day of group.

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6:00pm

Prostate Group (Zoom)

Prostate Cancer Support & Education Group - IAH (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 This monthly group provides an opportunity to share and learn from other survivors both in and out of treatment. Spouses/Partners/Loved ones welcome! Facilitator: David McGinness, MSW, LCSW, OSW-C. Registration is required. Zoom link will be sent to registrants close to date of group.

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6:30pm

Yoga Sculpt (Zoom)

Yoga Sculpt (Zoom)

Yoga Sculpt combines yoga, light weight training, core work and cardio, for a full body wor kout. It is designed to help tone and strengthen muscles, and improve balance and overall fitness.Have a small towel and water available. Registration is required.

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9:00am

Mat Pilates (Zoom)

Mat Pilates (Zoom)

beginner’s level class consisting of low-impact flexibility and muscular strength and endurance movements to strengthen the core and elongate the spine. Participants should be able to work on the floor. Modifications will be offered.

CLASS Details...>>


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 form of self-defense. Practiced at a slow and even speed, Tai Chi promotes relaxation, straight posture, and balance. This class will teach basic movements. Registration is required.

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4:00pm

Look Good,,. Feel

Look Good... Feel Better - Virtual Class

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. Visit lookgoodfeelbetter.org/alliance-partner-virtual-workshops and use Site Referral Code LI20177 to register for a Skin Care and Makeup workshop and to receive a complimentary makeup kit. Please register at least two weeks in advance to allow time for kit delivery.

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10:00am

Carcinoid Cancer (Zoom)

Carcinoid/Neuroendocrine Cancer Support Group (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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10:30am

MDS Supp Group (Zoom)

Myelodysplastic Syndromes (MDS) Support Group 2022 (Zoom)

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

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8:30am

LTM (Zoom)

Love the Mat (Zoom)

Love the Mat: Take a different position on strength and join Stacey on the floor for thirty minutes of flexibility and a total body workout. Being able to get down on the floor, on all fours, and on your back is necessary. A good mat or comfy carpet to lie on is essential and weights are optional.

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1:00pm

Art Therapy-Zoom (Zoom)

Healing Through Art Therapy - Zoom (Zoom)

Experience the power of your creativity through art therapy, relaxation, and mindfulness using our virtual platform! Join us as we engage in the creative process and stay connected during quarantine. No prior artistic experience is necessary, just a willingness to explore and be a part of a supportive and creative community. As we say goodbye to 2020, this group will provide opportunities for reflection, personal growth, and self-expression. Consider compiling any of the following materials in preparation for the group: Paper, drawing/writing utensils, and any preferred art medium, such as paint, colored pencils, pastels, or collage materials (i.e. magazines, scissors, glue).  *This group is for those currently in treatment, out of treatment within 2 years, caregiver and bereaved within 2 years. Facilitator: Jane Woo, MA, ATR-BC. Registration is required to receive Zoom invite. Zoom invites will be sent to registrants close to date of session.

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1:00pm

Cardio & Core (Zoom)

Cardio & Core 2021-22 (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! If you do not have weights at home you may substitute with water bottles, canned, goods, bags of dried beans or rice. Registration is required

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1:00pm

Breast Surg Pre-Op (Zoom)

Breast Surgery Pre-Op Class (Zoom)

If you are scheduled for a mastectomy, mastectomy with reconstruction or lumpectomy with reconstruction this educational class will help you prepare for surgery. You will receive an overview of what to expect from our oncology nurse navigator. Learn what you need to know before, during and after breast cancer surgery: node biopsy, managing drains and discomfort, bathing, moving comfortably, prosthesis and more. Family/friends welcome. Registration required. Zoom links are sent to registrants the day of the class.

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2:30pm

Gentle Yoga -Zoom (Zoom)

Gentle Yoga - Zoom (Zoom)

Explore gentle movements which, when linked with your breath, allows you to flow from pose to pose, increasing your flexibility and stamina. Breath work and guided relaxation, restore balance and harmony to your body and mind. Registration is required.

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3:00pm

Osteoblast (Zoom)

Osteoblast (Zoom)

This class is the more advanced version of Buff Bones. Sixty minutes in length, this class will address the mind and body with breathwork and flow from lower body to upper body to the floor followed by a cool down. Weight-bearing exercises will be performed. Please have a set of weights or resistance bands that are appropriate for your fitness level (light to medium). Participants must be able to work from the floor. Modifications for various conditions and fitness levels will be provided.

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7:00pm

FC Caregiver (Zoom)

Caregiver Connection, FC (Zoom)

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 its treatments. Facilitators: Tyler Pudleiner, MS and Rebecca DiPatri, RN, BSN. Registration is required by previous Friday.. Registration is required by previous Friday. Zoom link will be sent to registrants the day of session and not at the time of registration.

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10:00am

Music Therapy (Zoom)

Music Therapy 2021-22 Weekly) (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 weekly group will offer the opportunity to discover how the healing nature of rhythm and sound can be integrated into your 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. Facilitated by: Raymond Leone, MMT, MT-BC.

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10:00am

Body Conditioning (Zoom)

Total Body Conditioning 2022 (Zoom)

Designed for all levels, TBC, combines aerobic conditioning with strength training and balance elements, to keep your fitness routine fresh. Don’t have weights, no problem! Water bottles, body weight or cans of soup will do the trick. Registration is required.

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11:00am

Meditation & Image (Zoom)

Meditation &Guided Imagery - 2022 (Zoom)

Guided imagery can quickly calm your body whilst simultaneously relaxing your mind. Gentle stretches, breathwork, and guided meditation deepen your practice. If you don't have props at home, pillows, blankets, and towels can be substituted. Registration is required.

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12:00pm

Fight w/ a Fork (Zoom)

Fighting Cancer with a Fork- Fair Oaks (Zoom)

A Registered Dietitian and certified specialist in oncology nutrition will provide an overview of nutritional recommendations for cancer patients and survivors. Facilitated by Sara, Negron, MS, RD, CSO. Registration required.

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12:00pm

Multiple Myeloma (Zoom)

Multiple Myeloma (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. Facilitator: Darah Curran, LCSW and Rebecca H. DiPatri, BSN, RN, OCN®, Oncology Nurse Navigator. Co-sponsored with Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. Registration is required for this virtual meeting and the Zoom link will be emailed the day before the meeting.

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FULL class. Check back for possible openings.

12:30pm

Mind over Matter (Zoom)

Mind over Matter Feb 15 - March 15 2022 (Zoom)

This 5-session program uses evidence-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. Facilitator: Lauren Broschak, MSW, LCSW, OSW-C. Registration is required. Zoom link sent before class and not at the time of registration.

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

1:00pm

Yoga Sculpt (Zoom)

Yoga Sculpt (Zoom)

Yoga Sculpt combines yoga, light weight training, core work and cardio, for a full body wor kout. It is designed to help tone and strengthen muscles, and improve balance and overall fitness.Have a small towel and water available. Registration is required.

CLASS Details...>>


1:00pm

Breast Surg Pre-Op (Zoom)

Breast Surgery Pre-Op Class (Zoom)

If you are scheduled for a mastectomy, mastectomy with reconstruction or lumpectomy with reconstruction this educational class will help you prepare for surgery. You will receive an overview of what to expect from our oncology nurse navigator. Learn what you need to know before, during and after breast cancer surgery: node biopsy, managing drains and discomfort, bathing, moving comfortably, prosthesis and more. Family/friends welcome. Registration required. Zoom links are sent to registrants the day of the class.

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2:30pm

StayStrong (Zoom)

Stay Strong (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 weights and body weight to get and keep you strong. You may substitute water bottles, canned, goods, bags of dried beans or rice for weights. Registration is required.

CLASS Details...>>


5:30pm

Look Good,,. Feel

Look Good... Feel Better - Virtual Class

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. Visit lookgoodfeelbetter.org/alliance-partner-virtual-workshops and use Site Referral Code LI20177 to register for a Skin Care and Makeup workshop and to receive a complimentary makeup kit. Please register at least two weeks in advance to allow time for kit delivery.

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5:30pm

Young Metastatic (Zoom)

Young Adults with Metastatic Breast Cancer FO 2022 (Zoom)

Young adults in their 20s, 30s and 40s with metastatic breast cancer are invited to meet with others in a supportive environment to learn how to best navigate survivorship. If attending for the first time call Maureen Broderick 703-391-4180. Registration required. Zoom link will be sent to registrant the day of session.

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6:00pm

Brst Ca Rehab (Zoom)

Breast Cancer Rehabilitation Program: Session 6 Brain Fog (Zoom)

"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.

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

6:30pm

Good Grief (FC)

Good Grief - Series Starts Feb 1st 2022 (FC)

This in-person, 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, supporting children and other family members, changes in role and lifestyle, and coping with special dates. Facilitator: Sarah Brooks, LPC. Registration is required. For information contact Sarah Brooks, LPC, 703-698-2529; sarah.brooks@inova.org

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

7:00pm

Zumba -Zoom (Zoom)

Zumba - Zoom (Zoom)

Zumba combines slow and fasat rhythms with resistance training, while toning the body and cardiovascular system. Adding some Latin flavor and enthusiasm to the mix, it can help to lift your mood and improve your general sense of wellbeing. Registration is required.

CLASS Details...>>


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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. Registration is required.

CLASS Details...>>


1:00pm

Launch into Fitnes (Zoom)

Launch into Fitness-ZOOM (Zoom)

(Jan 6-27, 2021) 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. The class can be done while seated or standing. If you don't have weights at home you may substitute with water bottles, canned, goods, bags of dried beans or rice. Registration is required.

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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. Registration is required.

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6:00pm

Brain Tumor Group (Zoom)

Brain Tumor 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 Mary Kay Mecca, BSN, RN, OCN. Registration is required.

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6:00pm

EZ Tai Chi (Zoom)

EZ Tai Chi - Zoom (Zoom)

Paired with a tai-chi-based warm-up and cool down exercise EZ Tai Chi addresses the key components of fitness while relieving tension, stress and improving balance. Using the "Harvard Medical School Guide to Tai Chi" protocol, you’ll learn 5 easy-to-remember movements that can be practiced at home, work or while traveling. Registration is required

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6:00pm

Ask expert Breast

ASK THE EXPERT:Medical Imaging for Screening and Surveillance after a Breast Cancer Diagnosis

"Understanding the guidelines for surveillance and screening after completing treatment for breast cancer can be confusing. Board Certified Diagnostic Radiologist, Lee Spangler, MD of Fairfax Radiological Consultants will explain the use of medical imaging for screening and surveillance after a Breast Cancer diagnosis. To register go to lifewithcancer.org and click on the class calendar & registration page or call 703.698.2526 Zoom link will be sent to registrants closer to the day of program and not at the time of registration.

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10:00am

Body Conditioning (Zoom)

Total Body Conditioning 2022 (Zoom)

Designed for all levels, TBC, combines aerobic conditioning with strength training and balance elements, to keep your fitness routine fresh. Don’t have weights, no problem! Water bottles, body weight or cans of soup will do the trick. Registration is 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. Registration is required.

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1:00pm

Buff Bones (Zoom)

Buff Bones - Daytime (Zoom)

Fun and functional, this workout helps 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. You may substitute water bottles, canned, goods, bags of dried beans or rice for weights. Registration is required.

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2:30pm

Restorative Yoga (Zoom)

Restorative Yoga - Zoom (Zoom)

With the use of props for support, you'll hold poses for longer periods of time allowing for deeper relaxation and release. Gentle stretches, breath work and guided meditation deepen your practice. If you don't have these props at home, pillows, blankets and towels can be substituted. Registration is required.

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6:00pm

Just for the Guys (Zoom)

Just for the Guys Support Group, IAH (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. Zoom links will be sent to registrants closer to the date of the group.

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6:00pm

Colorect Sprt Grp (Zoom)

Colorectal Cancer Support Group, Advanced Stage (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. Facilitator: Lauren Broschak, MSW, LCSW, OSW-C and Kristin Walsh, RN Zoom links will be sent to registrants closer to date of group.

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6:30pm

StayStrong (Zoom)

Stay Strong (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 weights and body weight to get and keep you strong. You may substitute water bottles, canned, goods, bags of dried beans or rice for weights. Registration is required.

CLASS Details...>>


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9:00am

Mat Pilates (Zoom)

Mat Pilates (Zoom)

beginner’s level class consisting of low-impact flexibility and muscular strength and endurance movements to strengthen the core and elongate the spine. Participants should be able to work on the floor. Modifications will be offered.

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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 form of self-defense. Practiced at a slow and even speed, Tai Chi promotes relaxation, straight posture, and balance. This class will teach basic movements. Registration is required.

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8:30am

LTM (Zoom)

Love the Mat (Zoom)

Love the Mat: Take a different position on strength and join Stacey on the floor for thirty minutes of flexibility and a total body workout. Being able to get down on the floor, on all fours, and on your back is necessary. A good mat or comfy carpet to lie on is essential and weights are optional.

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12:00pm

Coalesce 1: Monday (Zoom)

Coalesce 1:An Advanced Breast Cancer Group Mondays (Zoom)

“This support group is for women living with metastatic breast cancer. Join us to meet with women of all ages to share life's joys and sorrows. Registration is required. Facilitator: Kim Lowery Walker, LCSW.” Zoom link is sent to registrants near the class date and not at the time of registration.

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1:00pm

Cardio & Core (Zoom)

Cardio & Core 2021-22 (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! If you do not have weights at home you may substitute with water bottles, canned, goods, bags of dried beans or rice. Registration is required

CLASS Details...>>


2:30pm

Gentle Yoga -Zoom (Zoom)

Gentle Yoga - Zoom (Zoom)

Explore gentle movements which, when linked with your breath, allows you to flow from pose to pose, increasing your flexibility and stamina. Breath work and guided relaxation, restore balance and harmony to your body and mind. Registration is required.

CLASS Details...>>


3:00pm

Osteoblast (Zoom)

Osteoblast (Zoom)

This class is the more advanced version of Buff Bones. Sixty minutes in length, this class will address the mind and body with breathwork and flow from lower body to upper body to the floor followed by a cool down. Weight-bearing exercises will be performed. Please have a set of weights or resistance bands that are appropriate for your fitness level (light to medium). Participants must be able to work from the floor. Modifications for various conditions and fitness levels will be provided.

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5:30pm

Br Ca Support Grp (Zoom)

IAH Breast Cancer Support Group (Zoom)

Current and former breast cancer patients and survivors are invited to learn, share and discuss ways of meeting the challenges of breast cancer. Registration is required. Karen Sachse, MSN, RN, CNS-BC, and Jenna Sangastiano, LPC. Zoom link will be sent to registrants close to the day of group.

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6:30pm

Planning Ahead (Zoom)

Planning Ahead - How the body dies (Zoom)

Oncology Nurse Eric Cohen, RN, MS, OCN, will present how our bodies go full circle from birth until death, the changes in body functions that occur and what to expect. He will demystify the dying process. Faciliated by Sarah Brooks, MA, LPC and Leigh Ann Caulkins, LCSW. Registration is required, zoom link will be sent to registrants close to the day of the program and not at time of registration.

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10:00am

Music Therapy (Zoom)

Music Therapy 2021-22 Weekly) (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 weekly group will offer the opportunity to discover how the healing nature of rhythm and sound can be integrated into your 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. Facilitated by: Raymond Leone, MMT, MT-BC.

CLASS Details...>>


10:00am

Body Conditioning (Zoom)

Total Body Conditioning 2022 (Zoom)

Designed for all levels, TBC, combines aerobic conditioning with strength training and balance elements, to keep your fitness routine fresh. Don’t have weights, no problem! Water bottles, body weight or cans of soup will do the trick. Registration is required.

CLASS Details...>>


11:00am

Meditation & Image (Zoom)

Meditation &Guided Imagery - 2022 (Zoom)

Guided imagery can quickly calm your body whilst simultaneously relaxing your mind. Gentle stretches, breathwork, and guided meditation deepen your practice. If you don't have props at home, pillows, blankets, and towels can be substituted. Registration is required.

CLASS Details...>>


FULL class. Check back for possible openings.

12:30pm

Mind over Matter (Zoom)

Mind over Matter Feb 15 - March 15 2022 (Zoom)

This 5-session program uses evidence-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. Facilitator: Lauren Broschak, MSW, LCSW, OSW-C. Registration is required. Zoom link sent before class and not at the time of registration.

CLASS Details...>>

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

1:00pm

Yoga Sculpt (Zoom)

Yoga Sculpt (Zoom)

Yoga Sculpt combines yoga, light weight training, core work and cardio, for a full body wor kout. It is designed to help tone and strengthen muscles, and improve balance and overall fitness.Have a small towel and water available. Registration is required.

CLASS Details...>>


1:00pm

Breast Surg Pre-Op (Zoom)

Breast Surgery Pre-Op Class (Zoom)

If you are scheduled for a mastectomy, mastectomy with reconstruction or lumpectomy with reconstruction this educational class will help you prepare for surgery. You will receive an overview of what to expect from our oncology nurse navigator. Learn what you need to know before, during and after breast cancer surgery: node biopsy, managing drains and discomfort, bathing, moving comfortably, prosthesis and more. Family/friends welcome. Registration required. Zoom links are sent to registrants the day of the class.

CLASS Details...>>


2:00pm

Look Good,,. Feel

Look Good... Feel Better - Virtual Class

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. Visit lookgoodfeelbetter.org/alliance-partner-virtual-workshops and use Site Referral Code LI20177 to register for a Skin Care and Makeup workshop and to receive a complimentary makeup kit. Please register at least two weeks in advance to allow time for kit delivery.

CLASS Details...>>


2:00pm

Bladder CA Group (Zoom)

Bladder Cancer Group (Zoom)

This group is open to all bladder cancer patients as well as their caregivers to provide connection 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. Facilitators: Karen Sachse, MSN, RN, CNS-BC, and Jenna Sangastiano, LPC.

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2:30pm

StayStrong (Zoom)

Stay Strong (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 weights and body weight to get and keep you strong. You may substitute water bottles, canned, goods, bags of dried beans or rice for weights. Registration is required.

CLASS Details...>>


FULL class. Check back for possible openings.

5:00pm

Mindful Recovery (Zoom)

Mindfulness Based Cancer Recovery Feb 22 - Apr 5 2022 (MBCR) (Zoom)

Learn practices that focus on the connection and integration of the mind and body to effect physical, emotional, and spiritual changes for the purpose of promoting health and well-being. Each week you will explore different aspects of mindfulness, therefore weekly attendance, daily home-based practice, and reading assignments are expected. The first class of this series is an important hour-long orientation. Please obtain a copy of Mindfulness-Based Cancer Recovery by Carlson & Speca for class. Space is limited. Registration is required. Facilitators: Leigh Ann Caulkins, MSW, LCSW and David McGinness, MSW, LCSW, OSW‐C. Registration is required. Zoom link sent out before class and not at the time of registration.

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

6:30pm

Good Grief (FC)

Good Grief - Series Starts Feb 1st 2022 (FC)

This in-person, 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, supporting children and other family members, changes in role and lifestyle, and coping with special dates. Facilitator: Sarah Brooks, LPC. Registration is required. For information contact Sarah Brooks, LPC, 703-698-2529; sarah.brooks@inova.org

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

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: Rachel Brandon, LMSW and Mythri Mudireddy, MD. Registration is required. Zoom link will be sent to registrants the day of session.

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7:00pm

Zumba -Zoom (Zoom)

Zumba - Zoom (Zoom)

Zumba combines slow and fasat rhythms with resistance training, while toning the body and cardiovascular system. Adding some Latin flavor and enthusiasm to the mix, it can help to lift your mood and improve your general sense of wellbeing. Registration is required.

CLASS Details...>>


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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. Registration is required.

CLASS Details...>>


1:00pm

Launch into Fitnes (Zoom)

Launch into Fitness-ZOOM (Zoom)

(Jan 6-27, 2021) 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. The class can be done while seated or standing. If you don't have weights at home you may substitute with water bottles, canned, goods, bags of dried beans or rice. Registration is required.

CLASS Details...>>


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. Registration is required.

CLASS Details...>>


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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5:30pm

GYN Group (Zoom)

Gynecologic Cancer 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: Leigh Ann Caulkins, LCSW and Emily Hirsch, BSN, RN, OCN. Registration is required.

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5:30pm

Caregiver Connect (Zoom)

Caregiver Connection, FO (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. Facilitators: Karen Archer, LCSW. Registration required, Zoom link sent to registrants before the class begins.

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6:00pm

FO Head and Neck (Zoom)

Head and Neck Cancer Group - FO (Zoom)

This 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: Amy Bohnslav, RN, OCN and Maureen Broderick,LCSW, OSW-C.

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6:00pm

EZ Tai Chi (Zoom)

EZ Tai Chi - Zoom (Zoom)

Paired with a tai-chi-based warm-up and cool down exercise EZ Tai Chi addresses the key components of fitness while relieving tension, stress and improving balance. Using the "Harvard Medical School Guide to Tai Chi" protocol, you’ll learn 5 easy-to-remember movements that can be practiced at home, work or while traveling. Registration is required

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10:00am

Body Conditioning (Zoom)

Total Body Conditioning 2022 (Zoom)

Designed for all levels, TBC, combines aerobic conditioning with strength training and balance elements, to keep your fitness routine fresh. Don’t have weights, no problem! Water bottles, body weight or cans of soup will do the trick. Registration is 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. Registration is required.

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1:00pm

Buff Bones (Zoom)

Buff Bones - Daytime (Zoom)

Fun and functional, this workout helps 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. You may substitute water bottles, canned, goods, bags of dried beans or rice for weights. Registration is required.

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1:00pm

Live Well w Cancer (Zoom)

Living Well With Advanced Cancer- 2022 (Zoom)

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. Meets the 2nd & 4th Thursday of each month. Facilitator: Karen Archer, MSW, LCSW, OSW-C & Kaitlyn Hegarty, RN, BSN, OCN. Registration required. Zoom links are sent to registrants before class begins and not at time of registration.

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2:30pm

Restorative Yoga (Zoom)

Restorative Yoga - Zoom (Zoom)

With the use of props for support, you'll hold poses for longer periods of time allowing for deeper relaxation and release. Gentle stretches, breath work and guided meditation deepen your practice. If you don't have these props at home, pillows, blankets and towels can be substituted. Registration is required.

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5:00pm

Breast Surg Pre-Op (Zoom)

Breast Surgery Pre-Op Class (Zoom)

If you are scheduled for a mastectomy, mastectomy with reconstruction or lumpectomy with reconstruction this educational class will help you prepare for surgery. You will receive an overview of what to expect from our oncology nurse navigator. Learn what you need to know before, during and after breast cancer surgery: node biopsy, managing drains and discomfort, bathing, moving comfortably, prosthesis and more. Family/friends welcome. Registration required. Zoom links are sent to registrants the day of the class.

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6:30pm

Sound Bath (Zoom)

Sound Bath Mediation for Rest and Relaxation (Zoom)

A sound bath is a meditative experience where those in attendance are “bathed” in sound waves. These waves are produced by various sources, including healing instruments such as gongs and singing bowls. From the comfort of your own home, immerse yourself in sound and vibrations that will restore you to a state of ease so you can rest and feel more ready for sleep.

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9:00am

Mat Pilates (Zoom)

Mat Pilates (Zoom)

beginner’s level class consisting of low-impact flexibility and muscular strength and endurance movements to strengthen the core and elongate the spine. Participants should be able to work on the floor. Modifications will be offered.

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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 form of self-defense. Practiced at a slow and even speed, Tai Chi promotes relaxation, straight posture, and balance. This class will teach basic movements. Registration is required.

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8:30am

LTM (Zoom)

Love the Mat (Zoom)

Love the Mat: Take a different position on strength and join Stacey on the floor for thirty minutes of flexibility and a total body workout. Being able to get down on the floor, on all fours, and on your back is necessary. A good mat or comfy carpet to lie on is essential and weights are optional.

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10:00am

Body Conditioning (Zoom)

Total Body Conditioning 2022 (Zoom)

Designed for all levels, TBC, combines aerobic conditioning with strength training and balance elements, to keep your fitness routine fresh. Don’t have weights, no problem! Water bottles, body weight or cans of soup will do the trick. Registration is required.

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1:00pm

Cardio & Core (Zoom)

Cardio & Core 2021-22 (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! If you do not have weights at home you may substitute with water bottles, canned, goods, bags of dried beans or rice. Registration is required

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2:30pm

Gentle Yoga -Zoom (Zoom)

Gentle Yoga - Zoom (Zoom)

Explore gentle movements which, when linked with your breath, allows you to flow from pose to pose, increasing your flexibility and stamina. Breath work and guided relaxation, restore balance and harmony to your body and mind. Registration is required.

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3:00pm

Osteoblast (Zoom)

Osteoblast (Zoom)

This class is the more advanced version of Buff Bones. Sixty minutes in length, this class will address the mind and body with breathwork and flow from lower body to upper body to the floor followed by a cool down. Weight-bearing exercises will be performed. Please have a set of weights or resistance bands that are appropriate for your fitness level (light to medium). Participants must be able to work from the floor. Modifications for various conditions and fitness levels will be provided.

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Location Key:


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

 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.