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    September 2022      

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12:00pm

MBCR ( Zoom)

Mindfulness-Based Cancer Recovery (MBCR) 8/25/22 to 10/6/22 ( 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. Zoom link is sent closer to the day of session and not at the time of registration.Facilitators: Kim Lowery Walker, LCSW and Leigh Ann Caulkins, MSW, LCSW.

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

FULL class. Check back for possible openings.

5:30pm

Brain Fog Series ( Zoom)

Brain Fog Series 9/1/22 - 9/22/22 ( Zoom)

Understand the factors involved and the potential cognitive impacts of cancer and cancer treatments. Learn strategies that can help manage the impact on day to day functioning. Facilitated by Jillian Powers, BSN RN OCN, Cheryl Hughes, MSW, LCSW, Sam Lolak, MD, FACLP, Tyler Pudleiner, MS, Jane Woo, MA, ATR-BC, RIC. Registration is required, Zoom links sent to registrants close to program dates 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

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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10:00am

Music Therapy ( Zoom)

Music Therapy 2022 (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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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.

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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

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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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)

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.

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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.

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11:00am

Drop in MBCR ( Zoom)

Drop In MBCR ( 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. Zoom links sent closer to the day of program and not at the time of registration. Facilitator: Cheryl Hughes, LCSW

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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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1:00pm

Chair Yoga ( Zoom)

Chair Yoga ( Zoom)

Chair Yoga is a gentle class adapting yoga poses with a chair. This class cultivates awareness and deep relaxation through meditation, breathwork, and gentle stretches all without the stress of getting up and down off the floor. The chair is used for seated postures and meditation and also for greater stability in standing and balance postures. You will also learn techniques to calm the mind and body that can be practiced anywhere. All levels and abilities are welcome.

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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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3:15pm

Tai Chi - Level I (Hybrid Zoom)

Tai Chi - Level I (Hybrid 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. This class will teach basic movements. Registration is required.

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3:45pm

Tai Chi Level II (Hybrid Zoom)

Tai Chi Level II In- Person Tai Chi FC, 2022 (Hybrid 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. This class is designed for people that have learned some of the basic movements and are ready for some advancement in their practice.

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6:00pm

EZ Tai Chi ( Zoom)

EZ Tai Chi ( 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

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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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 (Hybrid Zoom)

Cardio Drumming - Zoom (Hybrid 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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12:00pm

MBCR ( Zoom)

Mindfulness-Based Cancer Recovery (MBCR) 8/25/22 to 10/6/22 ( 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. Zoom link is sent closer to the day of session and not at the time of registration.Facilitators: Kim Lowery Walker, LCSW and Leigh Ann Caulkins, MSW, LCSW.

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

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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FULL class. Check back for possible openings.

5:30pm

Brain Fog Series ( Zoom)

Brain Fog Series 9/1/22 - 9/22/22 ( Zoom)

Understand the factors involved and the potential cognitive impacts of cancer and cancer treatments. Learn strategies that can help manage the impact on day to day functioning. Facilitated by Jillian Powers, BSN RN OCN, Cheryl Hughes, MSW, LCSW, Sam Lolak, MD, FACLP, Tyler Pudleiner, MS, Jane Woo, MA, ATR-BC, RIC. Registration is required, Zoom links sent to registrants close to program dates and not at the time of registration.

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

5:30pm

Curious Sept 22 (FC)

Curious about Cancer Sept - Oct 2022 (FC)

This 5-week program is for kids ages 7-11 with a family member with cancer. This in-person, socially distanced group will provide kids with the opportunity to learn about cancer in age appropriate way, learn and share coping skills, and be supported by peers with similar experiences. To register, please email LWCPeds@inova.org

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

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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6:30pm

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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10:30am

Zumba Gold ( Zoom)

Zumba Gold ( Zoom)

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

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1:30pm

Tai Chi ( Zoom)

Tai Chi - Zoom ( Zoom)

This ancient practice embodies China's most profound concepts and principles of health and movement. Based on softness and awareness (rather than force and resistance) it has been recognized for thousands of years as both a method of self-cultivation and 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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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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6:00pm

Somatic Yoga ( Zoom)

Somatic Yoga ( Zoom)

Somatic Yoga is a movement therapy that is accessible to everyone. Many mitigate persistent stress, physical and emotional pain, stiffness, and postural imbalances with this subtle practice. By observing the brain to muscle behaviors we may be able to mindfully re-educate the patterns and have long-lasting and immediate results. Modifications and alterations will be offered. Feel free to have family and caretakers join as well. We will finish the last portion of the class in a resting pose with a guided sound bowl meditation.

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8:00am

Love the Mat ( 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 any patient living with metastatic breast cancer. Join us to meet with women of all ages to share life's joys and sorrows. Registration is required. This group will meet once a month over the summer and will resume bi-monthly meetings in the fall. Facilitator: Kim Lowery Walker, LCSW. Registration is required, Zoom links are sent to registrants closer to the day of program and not at the time of registration.

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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 virtually. No prior artistic experience is necessary, just a willingness to explore and be a part of a supportive and creative community. Email with Zoom link will provide additional details on art materials needed for group. Facilitator: Jane Woo, MA, ATR-BC. Registration is required to receive Zoom invite. Zoom links are sent closer to the day of session 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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4:00pm

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

Evening Gentle Yog ( Zoom)

Evening Gentle Yoga, FC ( Zoom)

Note: Blending gentle movement, breathing and relaxation you'll learn movements that stretch, strengthen, relax muscles and increase stamina and flexibility. Instructor: Anita Mahava. Please bring a blanket and a small towel. Masks are required. Registration and a signed Physical Activity Waiver is required for each previously unattended class. Participants who are more than 2 years out of completing active treatment (chemotherapy, radiation, surgery, targeted therapies, and immunotherapies) are encouraged to consider making a donation of $5 per class. If you cannot attend a class/group for which you are registered, CANCEL your registration as soon as possible by calling 703.698.2526; this will allow another person to attend.

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7:00pm

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: Durene LeFlouria, MSW, LCSW and Rebecca DiPatri, BSN, RN, OCN. 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 2022 (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.

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10:30am

SQ - Sept 2022 ( Zoom)

Spirituality Quest - September 2022 ( Zoom)

Virtual Nature Walk and Reflection: The first day of fall is just around the corner.  Join us for a virtual nature walk to soak in the beautiful fall colors.  As you witness the changing trees, reflect: What changes are taking place in your life?  Are there “leaves” of your life that you’re letting go of to make room for a new season?  Come and share your thoughts! “We must be willing to let go of the life we planned so as to have the life that is waiting for us.” ― Joseph Campbell

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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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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.

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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.

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5:30pm

Breast Ca Rehab ( Zoom)

Breast Cancer Rehabilitation Series: Survivorship & Surveillance 1 ( Zoom)

Learn what to expect as you transition from breast cancer treatment to survivorship. An oncology nurse navigator will review active surveillance, scan criteria, and follow up guidelines. Discussion of endocrine therapy & tips for managing associated side effects. Facilitated by Laura Kaminski, BSN, RN, OCN. For questions about the series, please call: 571-472-0744. **Participants must be out of active treatment** Registration is required. Zoom links are sent close to the day of session and not at the time of registration.

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

6:00pm

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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7:00pm

Zumba -Zoom ( Zoom)

Zumba ( 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...>>


7:00pm

MBCR - Drop in ( Zoom)

MBCR - Drop In 2022 ( 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. Zoom links are sent closer to the day of the program and not at the time of registration. Facilitator: Kim Lowery Walker, LCSW

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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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10:00am

Leukemia & Lymphom ( Zoom)

Leukemia & Lymphoma Support Group ( Zoom)

This support group is open to any patient with a leukemia/lymphoma diagnosis, and/or their caregivers, to help enhance coping and adjustment. The group’s format is open discussion of such topics as coping with uncertainty and treatment side effects, alleviating anxiety, and expressing the many reactions to a cancer diagnosis. Facilitated by Sarah Brooks, LPC and Jillian Powers, RN, BSN.  Registration is required, zoom link will be sent to registrants close to the day of group and not at the time of registration.

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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

Chair Yoga ( Zoom)

Chair Yoga ( Zoom)

Chair Yoga is a gentle class adapting yoga poses with a chair. This class cultivates awareness and deep relaxation through meditation, breathwork, and gentle stretches all without the stress of getting up and down off the floor. The chair is used for seated postures and meditation and also for greater stability in standing and balance postures. You will also learn techniques to calm the mind and body that can be practiced anywhere. All levels and abilities are welcome.

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.

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3:15pm

Tai Chi - Level I (Hybrid Zoom)

Tai Chi - Level I (Hybrid 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. This class will teach basic movements. Registration is required.

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3:45pm

Tai Chi Level II (Hybrid Zoom)

Tai Chi Level II In- Person Tai Chi FC, 2022 (Hybrid 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. This class is designed for people that have learned some of the basic movements and are ready for some advancement in their practice.

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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: Lauren Broschak, 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.

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6:00pm

EZ Tai Chi ( Zoom)

EZ Tai Chi ( 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

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...>>


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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 (Hybrid Zoom)

Cardio Drumming - Zoom (Hybrid 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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12:00pm

MBCR ( Zoom)

Mindfulness-Based Cancer Recovery (MBCR) 8/25/22 to 10/6/22 ( 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. Zoom link is sent closer to the day of session and not at the time of registration.Facilitators: Kim Lowery Walker, LCSW and Leigh Ann Caulkins, MSW, LCSW.

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

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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FULL class. Check back for possible openings.

5:30pm

Brain Fog Series ( Zoom)

Brain Fog Series 9/1/22 - 9/22/22 ( Zoom)

Understand the factors involved and the potential cognitive impacts of cancer and cancer treatments. Learn strategies that can help manage the impact on day to day functioning. Facilitated by Jillian Powers, BSN RN OCN, Cheryl Hughes, MSW, LCSW, Sam Lolak, MD, FACLP, Tyler Pudleiner, MS, Jane Woo, MA, ATR-BC, RIC. Registration is required, Zoom links sent to registrants close to program dates and not at the time of registration.

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

5:30pm

Curious Sept 22 (FC)

Curious about Cancer Sept - Oct 2022 (FC)

This 5-week program is for kids ages 7-11 with a family member with cancer. This in-person, socially distanced group will provide kids with the opportunity to learn about cancer in age appropriate way, learn and share coping skills, and be supported by peers with similar experiences. To register, please email LWCPeds@inova.org

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

6:00pm

Sound Bath ( Zoom)

Sound Bath ( 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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6:00pm

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 & Kelly Conen Jablonski, LCSW. Zoom link will be sent to registrants close to the day of 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 **This class is tentatively scheduled to meet in person at the Life with Cancer Family Center.**

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6:00pm

Teens Connect ( Zoom)

Teens Connect Support Group ( Zoom)

This virtual support group is a part of the Life with Cancer Teens Connect program, and is intended for teens ages 13-18 who have a family member or loved one with cancer. This group is meant to be an open space for teens to connect with others and provide peer support. Participants do not need to have attended a previous Teens Connect activity to join this group. Registration is required. Zoom links will be send closer to the date of the group. Facilitators are Anne Schirmer, LCSW and Jemma Stratton, MSW. For more information, please email LWCpeds@inova.org.

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10:30am

Zumba Gold ( Zoom)

Zumba Gold ( Zoom)

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

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12:00pm

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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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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6:00pm

Somatic Yoga ( Zoom)

Somatic Yoga ( Zoom)

Somatic Yoga is a movement therapy that is accessible to everyone. Many mitigate persistent stress, physical and emotional pain, stiffness, and postural imbalances with this subtle practice. By observing the brain to muscle behaviors we may be able to mindfully re-educate the patterns and have long-lasting and immediate results. Modifications and alterations will be offered. Feel free to have family and caretakers join as well. We will finish the last portion of the class in a resting pose with a guided sound bowl meditation.

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8:00am

Love the Mat ( 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.

CLASS Details...>>


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 Therapy - IP (FC)

Healing Through Art Therapy - IN PERSON (FC)

Experience the power of your creativity through art therapy, relaxation, and mindfulness! Join us as we engage in the creative process, socially distanced and masked. No prior artistic experience is necessary, just a willingness to explore and be a part of a supportive and creative community. Facilitator: Jane Woo, MA, ATR-BC. Registration is required.

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6:30pm

Evening Gentle Yog ( Zoom)

Evening Gentle Yoga, FC ( Zoom)

Note: Blending gentle movement, breathing and relaxation you'll learn movements that stretch, strengthen, relax muscles and increase stamina and flexibility. Instructor: Anita Mahava. Please bring a blanket and a small towel. Masks are required. Registration and a signed Physical Activity Waiver is required for each previously unattended class. Participants who are more than 2 years out of completing active treatment (chemotherapy, radiation, surgery, targeted therapies, and immunotherapies) are encouraged to consider making a donation of $5 per class. If you cannot attend a class/group for which you are registered, CANCEL your registration as soon as possible by calling 703.698.2526; this will allow another person to attend.

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6:30pm

Good Grief Fall 22 (FC)

Good Grief Sept 19 - Nov 7, 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 explore grief reactions, self-care strategies, changes in role and lifestyle, and finding meaningful ways to connect with and honor loved ones. Registration is required. For information contact Sarah Brooks, LPC, 703-698-2529; sarah.brooks@inova.org. No session on 10/31.

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

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10:00am

Music Therapy ( Zoom)

Music Therapy 2022 (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

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.

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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

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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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.

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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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1:00pm

Thoracic Ca Sup Gr ( Zoom)

Thoracic Cancers Support Group ( Zoom)

Adult patients and loved ones are invited to share and learn ways to meet the challenges of living with Thoracic cancers, including Lung Cancer, Lung Neuroendocrine Tumors, Thymic Malignancies, and Mesothelioma at this monthly meeting. Registration is required. Facilitators: Alicia Gray, MSW, LCSW, OSW-C and DeeAndra Shuemaker, BSN RN Zoom link will be sent to registrants close to the day of the group and not at the time of registration.

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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.

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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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5:30pm

Breast Ca Rehab ( Zoom)

Breast Cancer Rehabilitation Series: Coping with Emotional Impact of Survivorship 2 ( 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. Registration is required. Zoom links are sent close to the day of session and not at the time of registration.

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

7:00pm

Zumba -Zoom ( Zoom)

Zumba ( 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.

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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.

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11:00am

Chair Yoga ( Zoom)

Chair Yoga ( Zoom)

Chair Yoga is a gentle class adapting yoga poses with a chair. This class cultivates awareness and deep relaxation through meditation, breathwork, and gentle stretches all without the stress of getting up and down off the floor. The chair is used for seated postures and meditation and also for greater stability in standing and balance postures. You will also learn techniques to calm the mind and body that can be practiced anywhere. All levels and abilities are welcome.

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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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3:15pm

Tai Chi - Level I (Hybrid Zoom)

Tai Chi - Level I (Hybrid 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. This class will teach basic movements. Registration is required.

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3:45pm

Tai Chi Level II (Hybrid Zoom)

Tai Chi Level II In- Person Tai Chi FC, 2022 (Hybrid 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. This class is designed for people that have learned some of the basic movements and are ready for some advancement in their practice.

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5:30pm

Mind over Matter ( Zoom)

Mind over Matter Series 9/21-10/19 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: Cheryl Hughes, MSW, LCSW.

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

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)

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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6:30pm

Plan: Med Direct ( Zoom)

Planning Ahead: Demystifying the Medical Directive ( Zoom)

Oncology therapists Leigh Ann Caulkins, LCSW, and Rachel Brandon, LMSW help break down and demystify the complicated world of medical directives. Using easy to understand language and concepts, participants will learn everything they need to know to make informed decisions about medical care no matter the stage or cancer prognosis. This is the perfect opportunity for getting all those questions answered in a safe, supportive environment. Contact leighann.caulkins@inova.org for more details.

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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 (Hybrid Zoom)

Cardio Drumming - Zoom (Hybrid 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...>>


12:00pm

MBCR ( Zoom)

Mindfulness-Based Cancer Recovery (MBCR) 8/25/22 to 10/6/22 ( 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. Zoom link is sent closer to the day of session and not at the time of registration.Facilitators: Kim Lowery Walker, LCSW and Leigh Ann Caulkins, MSW, LCSW.

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

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

Managing Symptoms ( Zoom)

Managing Symptoms of Neuropathy ( Zoom)

Yuliya Jackson, PT, DPT- Board-Certified Clinical Specialist in Neurologic Physical Therapy Will discuss: Symptom management to reduce discomfort and improve function, Overview of adaptive equipment available on the market to assist with neuropathy, When to seek help from occupational or physical therapist. Registration is required.

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FULL class. Check back for possible openings.

5:30pm

Brain Fog Series ( Zoom)

Brain Fog Series 9/1/22 - 9/22/22 ( Zoom)

Understand the factors involved and the potential cognitive impacts of cancer and cancer treatments. Learn strategies that can help manage the impact on day to day functioning. Facilitated by Jillian Powers, BSN RN OCN, Cheryl Hughes, MSW, LCSW, Sam Lolak, MD, FACLP, Tyler Pudleiner, MS, Jane Woo, MA, ATR-BC, RIC. Registration is required, Zoom links sent to registrants close to program dates and not at the time of registration.

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

5:30pm

Curious Sept 22 (FC)

Curious about Cancer Sept - Oct 2022 (FC)

This 5-week program is for kids ages 7-11 with a family member with cancer. This in-person, socially distanced group will provide kids with the opportunity to learn about cancer in age appropriate way, learn and share coping skills, and be supported by peers with similar experiences. To register, please email LWCPeds@inova.org

CLASS Details...>>

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

6:30pm

Yoga Sculpt ( Zoom)

Yoga Sculpt ( Zoom)

Yoga Sculpt combines yoga, 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...>>


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10:30am

Zumba Gold ( Zoom)

Zumba Gold ( Zoom)

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

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1:30pm

Tai Chi ( Zoom)

Tai Chi - Zoom ( Zoom)

This ancient practice embodies China's most profound concepts and principles of health and movement. Based on softness and awareness (rather than force and resistance) it has been recognized for thousands of years as both a method of self-cultivation and 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.

CLASS Details...>>


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6:00pm

Somatic Yoga ( Zoom)

Somatic Yoga ( Zoom)

Somatic Yoga is a movement therapy that is accessible to everyone. Many mitigate persistent stress, physical and emotional pain, stiffness, and postural imbalances with this subtle practice. By observing the brain to muscle behaviors we may be able to mindfully re-educate the patterns and have long-lasting and immediate results. Modifications and alterations will be offered. Feel free to have family and caretakers join as well. We will finish the last portion of the class in a resting pose with a guided sound bowl meditation.

CLASS Details...>>


 
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8:00am

Love the Mat ( 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.

CLASS Details...>>


11:00am

Where to Start ( Zoom)

Where to Start: How to Support your Child After Your Cancer Diagnosis ( Zoom)

If you or your partner have been recently diagnosed with cancer, this class will provide information and guidance on how to support your children throughout your cancer journey. You will learn strategies for engaging your children in conversations around cancer, in addition to learning what to look out for in case your child is in need of additional support. This is a one-time educational class that serves as an introduction to the Pediatric Life with Cancer Program and the resources available to support your family. Parents or caregivers are welcome. Registration required. Zoom links are sent to registrants the day of the class.

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11:00am

Where to Start ( Zoom)

Where to Start: How to Support your Child After Your Cancer Diagnosis ( Zoom)

If you or your partner have been recently diagnosed with cancer, this class will provide information and guidance on how to support your children throughout your cancer journey. You will learn strategies for engaging your children in conversations around cancer, in addition to learning what to look out for in case your child is in need of additional support. This is a one-time educational class that serves as an introduction to the Pediatric Life with Cancer Program and the resources available to support your family. Parents or caregivers are welcome. Registration required. Zoom links are sent to registrants the day of the class.

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12:00pm

Coalesce 1: Monday ( Zoom)

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

This support group is for any patient living with metastatic breast cancer. Join us to meet with women of all ages to share life's joys and sorrows. Registration is required. This group will meet once a month over the summer and will resume bi-monthly meetings in the fall. Facilitator: Kim Lowery Walker, LCSW. Registration is required, Zoom links are sent to registrants closer to the day of program 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...>>


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...>>


6:30pm

Evening Gentle Yog ( Zoom)

Evening Gentle Yoga, FC ( Zoom)

Note: Blending gentle movement, breathing and relaxation you'll learn movements that stretch, strengthen, relax muscles and increase stamina and flexibility. Instructor: Anita Mahava. Please bring a blanket and a small towel. Masks are required. Registration and a signed Physical Activity Waiver is required for each previously unattended class. Participants who are more than 2 years out of completing active treatment (chemotherapy, radiation, surgery, targeted therapies, and immunotherapies) are encouraged to consider making a donation of $5 per class. If you cannot attend a class/group for which you are registered, CANCEL your registration as soon as possible by calling 703.698.2526; this will allow another person to attend.

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6:30pm

Good Grief Fall 22 (FC)

Good Grief Sept 19 - Nov 7, 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 explore grief reactions, self-care strategies, changes in role and lifestyle, and finding meaningful ways to connect with and honor loved ones. Registration is required. For information contact Sarah Brooks, LPC, 703-698-2529; sarah.brooks@inova.org. No session on 10/31.

CLASS Details...>>

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

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10:00am

Music Therapy ( Zoom)

Music Therapy 2022 (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...>>


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.

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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.

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5:30pm

Breast Ca Rehab ( Zoom)

Breast Cancer Rehabilitation Series: Survivorship Nutrition 3 ( Zoom)

Registered Dietitian Lauren Fay, will review the latest evidence, based on the American Institute for Cancer Researchs recommendations for survivorship nutrition, and provide ideas and resources on how to adjust your own diet to help decrease the risk of cancer recurrence. Registration is required. Zoom links are sent close to the day of session and not at the time of registration.

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

6:00pm

Br Ca Supp Grp IP (FC)

Breast Cancer Support Group - Fairfax 2022 IN PERSON (FC)

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: Rebecca Berley, LCSW & Sofi Goerdt, MSN, ONN.

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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: 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)

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.

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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.

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12:00pm

GetYourGrooveBack ( Zoom)

Get Your Groove Back - Sexuality & Sensuality After Cancer Diagnosis ( Zoom)

This group is open to female-identified cancer patients and survivors. Join us to discuss the impact of cancer on sexual health, share how cancer has affected your sexuality, connect with others who have similar experience, an learn from each other. Registration is required. Zoom link sent to registrants close to the day of program and not at the time of registration.

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1:00pm

Chair Yoga ( Zoom)

Chair Yoga ( Zoom)

Chair Yoga is a gentle class adapting yoga poses with a chair. This class cultivates awareness and deep relaxation through meditation, breathwork, and gentle stretches all without the stress of getting up and down off the floor. The chair is used for seated postures and meditation and also for greater stability in standing and balance postures. You will also learn techniques to calm the mind and body that can be practiced anywhere. All levels and abilities are welcome.

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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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3:45pm

Tai Chi Level II ( Zoom)

Tai Chi Level II In- Person Tai Chi FC, 2022 ( 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. This class is designed for people that have learned some of the basic movements and are ready for some advancement in their practice.

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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. Zoom Link sent closer to the day of group and not at the time of registration.

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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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5:30pm

Mind over Matter ( Zoom)

Mind over Matter Series 9/21-10/19 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: Cheryl Hughes, MSW, LCSW.

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

6:00pm

EZ Tai Chi ( Zoom)

EZ Tai Chi ( 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

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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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 (Hybrid Zoom)

Cardio Drumming - Zoom (Hybrid 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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12:00pm

MBCR ( Zoom)

Mindfulness-Based Cancer Recovery (MBCR) 8/25/22 to 10/6/22 ( 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. Zoom link is sent closer to the day of session and not at the time of registration.Facilitators: Kim Lowery Walker, LCSW and Leigh Ann Caulkins, MSW, LCSW.

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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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5:30pm

Curious Sept 22 (FC)

Curious about Cancer Sept - Oct 2022 (FC)

This 5-week program is for kids ages 7-11 with a family member with cancer. This in-person, socially distanced group will provide kids with the opportunity to learn about cancer in age appropriate way, learn and share coping skills, and be supported by peers with similar experiences. To register, please email LWCPeds@inova.org

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

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.

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10:30am

Zumba Gold ( Zoom)

Zumba Gold ( Zoom)

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

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12:00pm

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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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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Location Key:


  Zoom:
  Zoom, Metro DC Area, VA, 00000

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

 Hybrid Zoom:
  Hybrid Zoom, , VA


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