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Total Classes found: 144
    June 2020      

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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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2:00pm

Mind Over Matter (Zoom)

Mind Over Matter, 2020, FC (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: Michelle Ferretti, MSW, LCSW, and Teassa Eddy, MSW, LCSW. 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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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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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, FC (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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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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7:15pm

Good Grief

Good Grief, Apr 14-Jun 2

This eight-week series provides an opportunity to join with others who have experienced the loss of a loved one with cancer within the past two years. We will discuss and explore the grieving process, accepting and expressing emotions, dealing with children, family and friends, changes in role and lifestyle, and coping with special dates. Facilitator: Sarah Brooks, LPC. Registration is required. For information contact Darah Curran, LCSW, 703.206.5435, darah.curran@inova.org.

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

 
11:00am

Barre Tone - Zoom

Barre Tone - 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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2:00pm

Meaning-Centered P (Zoom)

Meaning-Centered Psychotherapy Group, Apr 15-Jun 3 (Zoom)

This 8-week series developed by William Breitbart and colleagues at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center is designed to help patients sustain or enhance a sense of meaning, peace, and purpose in their lives. This class is open to patients and caregivers who have completed Mindfulness-Based Cancer Recovery. Each week explores a different source of meaning; therefore weekly attendance and participation in home-based assignments are expected. Please contact Michelle Ferretti, LCSW, 703-698-2524 for additional information. Registration is required.

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

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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6:00pm

Young Women w BrCa (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

Breast Cancer Grou (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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10:00am

Music Therapy

Music Therapy and Cancer Care: The Healing Power of Music 2020

Music Therapy is the 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. Learn 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. Registration is required, and attendance at each session is recommended as each week will build on the week prior. Facilitator: Raymond Leone, MMT, MT-BC.

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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.

CLASS Details...>>


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.

CLASS Details...>>


2:30pm

Restorative Yoga

Restorative Yoga - 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.

CLASS Details...>>


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 Rebecca Babb, MSN, RN, CPNP-AC, CPHON. Registration is required. Registration is required.

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6:30pm

Cannabis Update (Zoom)

Cannabis Update (Zoom)

Loren Friedman, MD, FAAHPM, Palliative Care, Virginia Cancer Specialists will provide an update on the medical perspective on the use of marijuana-related products. Registration is required.

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0:00pm

Coalesce

Coalesce: An Advanced Breast Cancer Group

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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1:00pm

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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2:30pm

Tai Chi

Tai Chi - 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

Breast Surgery Pre (Zoom)

Breast Surgery Pre-Op Class, ISCI (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.

CLASS Details...>>


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.

CLASS Details...>>


1:00pm

Art Therapy-Zoom

Healing Through Art Therapy - June -Zoom

Experience the power of art therapy, relaxation and mindfulness using our virtual platform! Join us to embrace the creative process and stay connected during quarantine. Explore your creative side using household items! The focus will be on making art with table salt to experience the hands-on and meditative nature of mandala making. No experience is necessary, just a willingness to explore and be part of a supportive, creative community. This group provides opportunities for reflection and personal growth. Material needed: 1 lb container of Table Salt, Liquid Watercolors or Food Coloring, a box/tray, school glue *This group is for those currently in treatment, out of treatment within 2 years, caregivers and bereaved within 2 years. Registration begins on the 1st of each month.*

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2:00pm

Mind Over Matter

Mind Over Matter, 2020, FC

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: Michelle Ferretti, MSW, LCSW, and Teassa Eddy, MSW, LCSW. Registration is required.

CLASS Details...>>

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.

CLASS Details...>>


5:30pm

Teen Art

Teen Art Therapy - Zoom

This class is for teen in treatment ONLY. You're invited to experience the power of art therapy using our virtual platform! The focus will be on Visual Journaling as a means for reflection and moving deeper than words. We’ll embrace the process and focus on staying connected during quarantine! Start collecting materials now! Suggestions: Paper, drawing/writing utensils, scissors, something to bind paper (ie: stapler, paperclip, string), magazine or personal pictures, fabric, meaningful 2-D items, etc. Artistic ability is NOT necessary - just a willingness to have some fun and make art with other teens who have also been in treatment for cancer. *Please register at Cathy.Bottrell@inova.org. Registration is required to receive Zoom invite.*

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6:00pm

Energy Therapy (Zoom)

Distance Energy Therapy - Virtual (Zoom)

NEW! Our certified Reiki practitioners and Healing Touch providers are now offering distance energy therapy sessions. With focus and intent the providers will conduct the energy work. During your session time, it is desirable for you to sit or lie in a relaxed position, with your eyes closed, and just be open to receiving. Sign up today for a 30 minute session. PLEASE ONLY SIGN UP FOR ONE SESSION PER MONTH. LIMITED AVAILABILITY.

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6:40pm

Energy Therapy (Zoom)

Distance Energy Therapy - Virtual (Zoom)

NEW! Our certified Reiki practitioners and Healing Touch providers are now offering distance energy therapy sessions. With focus and intent the providers will conduct the energy work. During your session time, it is desirable for you to sit or lie in a relaxed position, with your eyes closed, and just be open to receiving. Sign up today for a 30 minute session. PLEASE ONLY SIGN UP FOR ONE SESSION PER MONTH. LIMITED AVAILABILITY.

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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 Babb, MSN, RN, CPNP-AC LSW, and Tyler Pudleiner, MSW. Registration required by previous Friday.

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7:20pm

Energy Therapy (Zoom)

Distance Energy Therapy - Virtual (Zoom)

NEW! Our certified Reiki practitioners and Healing Touch providers are now offering distance energy therapy sessions. With focus and intent the providers will conduct the energy work. During your session time, it is desirable for you to sit or lie in a relaxed position, with your eyes closed, and just be open to receiving. Sign up today for a 30 minute session. PLEASE ONLY SIGN UP FOR ONE SESSION PER MONTH. LIMITED AVAILABILITY.

CLASS Details...>>


 
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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10:30am

Spirituality Quest (Zoom)

Spirituality Quest - June 2020 (Zoom)

How to change and grow with trauma – (post traumatic growth)- Join us for our June SQG group as Chaplain Mary gives us insight on the change and growth of Trauma. Our meeting will be via Zoom; new members are welcome. Please register to received Zoom invitation.

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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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1:00pm

Teens/College (Zoom)

Teens/College Students Cancer Support Group (Zoom)

This online meeting is a safe place to connect with others to share, listen, support one another, and discuss coping strategies. Please Register with Cathy Bottrell, LCSW at cathy.bottrell@inova.org or 571-472-1733

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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.

CLASS Details...>>


4:00pm

Breast Surgery Pre (Zoom)

Breast Surgery Pre-Op Class, ILH (Zoom)

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

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5:00pm

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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6:00pm

Prostate Group Lou (Zoom)

Us Too Prostate Cancer Group, Loudoun Area (Zoom)

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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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

Young Women/BrCa (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 (Zoom)

US Too Prostate Support Group - Fairfax/Falls Church Area June 2020 (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. June will be an open discussion month. For additional information or questions, please contact Us Too Coordinator Steve Haracznak Steveh5pit steveh5pit@aol.com.

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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)

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. If you don't have weights at home, you may substitute with water bottles, canned goods, bags of dried beans, or rice. 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. 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. 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...>>


5:30pm

FO Breast Ca Group

Breast Cancer Support Group, Fair Oaks Area, 2020

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. Facilitators: Maureen Broderick, MSW, LCSW, and Katie Hegarty, BSN, RN, OCN. Registration Required.

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5:30pm

Head and Neck Canc

Head and Neck Cancers Group, FC

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

Weight Mgmt after

Weight Management after Breast Cancer Support Group

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.

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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

LGBTQIA+ Support Group

"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

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.

CLASS Details...>>


2:30pm

Restorative Yoga

Restorative Yoga - 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

Peds Parent/Guardi (Zoom)

Peds/Onc Parent/Guardian Support Group (Zoom)

Please join us for our first online support group for parents or guardians of a child with a cancer diagnosis. The goal is to offer support, resources, and connection with other families. Please register at cathy.bottrell@inova.org .

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5:30pm

US Too Prostate (Zoom)

US Too Prostate Cancer Group - Alexandria - June 2020 (Zoom)

Speaker: Dr. Rachel Rubin is a urologic surgeon who specializes in the treatment of sexual dysfunction in both men and women. Her expertise includes erectile dysfunction, pelvic pain, penile curvature, low testosterone, low libido, sexual arousal disorders, urinary incontinence, penile implants, and menopause care.

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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

Clinical Trials (Zoom)

Understanding Oncology Clinical Trials (Zoom)

Have you got questions about clinical trials? Stephanie Van Bebber, our Research Program Manager for the Inova Schar Cancer Institute, will focus on what patients and caregivers want to know by: providing an overview of clinical trials, offering some resources to identify potential trials and sharing information on some of the key trials offered at the ISCI. For more information contact Darah Curran, MSW, LCSW 703-206-5435; Darah.Curran@inova.org

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6:00pm

Barre Tone - Zoom

Barre Tone - 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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0:00pm

Coalesce

Coalesce: An Advanced Breast Cancer Group

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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1:00pm

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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2:30pm

Tai Chi

Tai Chi - 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

Carcinoid/Neuroendocrine Cancer Group 2020

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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2:00pm

Mind Over Matter

Mind Over Matter, 2020, FC

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: Michelle Ferretti, MSW, LCSW, and Teassa Eddy, MSW, LCSW. 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

Breast Cancer, IAH

Breast Cancer Support Group, Alexandria Area, 2020

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.

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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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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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6:30pm

Young Women w/BrCa

Young Women with Breast Cancer, 2020, FC

Women in their 20s, 30s, and 40s with non-metastatic breast cancer from diagnosis to one-year post-treatment are invited to meet with others in a supportive environment to gather information and learn how to best navigate survivorship. Facilitators: Shara Sosa, MSW, LCSW, OSC-C and Miranda Gingrich, BSN, RN, OCN.

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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

Barre Tone - 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)

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. If you don't have weights at home, you may substitute with water bottles, canned goods, bags of dried beans, or rice. 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. Registration is required.

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1:00pm

Managing Fatigue

Managing Fatigue

Fatigue is cited as the most common side effect of cancer treatment. Join us for a two-part series to learn about the causes of cancer-related fatigue and learn evidence-based strategies for coping and management. Individuals at any stage of treatment or survivorship, as well as loved ones or caregivers, are welcome to attend.

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

2:00pm

Breast Surgery Pre (Zoom)

Breast Surgery Pre-Op Class, FC (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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2:30pm

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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5:00pm

Ask a Dietitian

Ask a Dietitian - 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

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 brain tumors at this monthly meeting. Facilitators: Sarah Schmidt, MA, LPC, ATR-BC, and Ashley Thompson, BSN, RN, OCN. Registration is required.

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6:00pm

Latinos Unidos (Zoom)

Latinos Unidos (Zoom)

Aprenderás técnicas y ejercicios para favorecer tu auto-sanación y crecimiento personal, manejar mejor el estrés y los efectos del tratamiento y mejorar tu calidad de vida. Todo esto en un ambiente de confianza, positivismo y amistad. Llamar a David McGinness al 703 504 3083 para más información.

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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.

CLASS Details...>>


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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.

CLASS Details...>>


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.

CLASS Details...>>


2:30pm

Restorative Yoga

Restorative Yoga - 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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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,

Just for the Guys, IAH 2020

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

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. 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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0:00pm

Coalesce

Coalesce: An Advanced Breast Cancer Group

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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1:00pm

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.

CLASS Details...>>


2:30pm

Tai Chi

Tai Chi - 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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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.

CLASS Details...>>


2:00pm

Mind Over Matter

Mind Over Matter, 2020, FC

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: Michelle Ferretti, MSW, LCSW, and Teassa Eddy, MSW, LCSW. Registration is required.

CLASS Details...>>

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

ILH Breast Cancer

Breast Cancer Support Group, ILH

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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00:00pm

Coalesce II, 4th T

Coalesce II, 4th Tue 2020

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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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.

CLASS Details...>>


5:00pm

Breast Surgery Pre (Zoom)

Breast Surgery Pre-Op Class, ISCI (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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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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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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9:00am

Energy Therapy (Zoom)

Distance Energy Therapy - Virtual (Zoom)

NEW! Our certified Reiki practitioners and Healing Touch providers are now offering distance energy therapy sessions. With focus and intent the providers will conduct the energy work. During your session time, it is desirable for you to sit or lie in a relaxed position, with your eyes closed, and just be open to receiving. Sign up today for a 30 minute session. PLEASE ONLY SIGN UP FOR ONE SESSION PER MONTH. LIMITED AVAILABILITY.

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9:40am

Energy Therapy (Zoom)

Distance Energy Therapy - Virtual (Zoom)

NEW! Our certified Reiki practitioners and Healing Touch providers are now offering distance energy therapy sessions. With focus and intent the providers will conduct the energy work. During your session time, it is desirable for you to sit or lie in a relaxed position, with your eyes closed, and just be open to receiving. Sign up today for a 30 minute session. PLEASE ONLY SIGN UP FOR ONE SESSION PER MONTH. LIMITED AVAILABILITY.

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10:20am

Energy Therapy (Zoom)

Distance Energy Therapy - Virtual (Zoom)

NEW! Our certified Reiki practitioners and Healing Touch providers are now offering distance energy therapy sessions. With focus and intent the providers will conduct the energy work. During your session time, it is desirable for you to sit or lie in a relaxed position, with your eyes closed, and just be open to receiving. Sign up today for a 30 minute session. PLEASE ONLY SIGN UP FOR ONE SESSION PER MONTH. LIMITED AVAILABILITY.

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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)

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. If you don't have weights at home, you may substitute with water bottles, canned goods, bags of dried beans, or rice. 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. Registration is required.

CLASS Details...>>


1:00pm

Managing Fatigue

Managing Fatigue

Fatigue is cited as the most common side effect of cancer treatment. Join us for a two-part series to learn about the causes of cancer-related fatigue and learn evidence-based strategies for coping and management. Individuals at any stage of treatment or survivorship, as well as loved ones or caregivers, are welcome to attend.

CLASS Details...>>

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

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.

CLASS Details...>>


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. 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.

CLASS Details...>>


5:00pm

Nutrition: Survivo

Survivorship Nutrition

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

Gynecologic Cancer Support Group

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 - Zoom

Caregiver Connection - 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

Head and Neck Grou

Head and Neck Group-FO

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: Maureen Broderick, LCSW, and Amy Bohnslav, 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.

CLASS Details...>>


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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.

CLASS Details...>>


1:00pm

Breast Surgery Pre (Zoom)

Breast Surgery Pre-Op Class, ILH (Zoom)

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

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1:00pm

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.

CLASS Details...>>


2:30pm

Restorative Yoga

Restorative Yoga - 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.

CLASS Details...>>


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

How to Have More Good Days with an Advanced Cancer Diagnosis

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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6:00pm

ASCO Update

Breast Cancer Update: Highlights from the ASCO Conference

Please join Dr. Neelima Denduluri as she discusses the latest breast cancer research findings from the annual American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Conference. Please register by 6/24.

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6:00pm

Barre Tone - Zoom

Barre Tone - 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.

CLASS Details...>>


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0:00pm

Coalesce

Coalesce: An Advanced Breast Cancer Group

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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1:00pm

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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2:30pm

Tai Chi

Tai Chi - 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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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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2:00pm

Mind Over Matter

Mind Over Matter, 2020, FC

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: Michelle Ferretti, MSW, LCSW, and Teassa Eddy, MSW, LCSW. 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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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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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

Mind Over Matter (Zoom)

Mind Over Matter, 2020, FC (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: Michelle Ferretti, MSW, LCSW, and Teassa Eddy, MSW, LCSW. Registration is required.

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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)

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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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.