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Total Classes found: 141
    September 2014      

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8:00am

Labor Day Car Show (CLIFTON)

Labor Day Car Show (CLIFTON)

"On the Streets" in Historic Clifton, Virginia. Sponsored by The Lions Club and Custom Cruisers of Northern Virginia. All proceeds benefit Life with Cancer & Northern Virginia Therapeutic Riding Programs. Great Food and Music: The Fabulous Hubcaps will be on stage! For Show and Vendor Information: go to www.labordaycarshow.org for more information, or contact jccesley@aol.com.

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7:00pm

Stronger Body Afte (FO-3580)

Stronger Body After Cancer (FO-3580)

When cancer treatments finish, survivors often find themselves asking "How do I begin to get back to the gym or a regular exercise routine?". This exercise series is focused on helping survivors begin to gain confidence in building back a stronger body. Use of bands, medicine balls and other low impact and body weight exercises will be used. Appropriate for all athletic capabilities. Attend each clas for greatest benefit. Instructor: Jennifer Nagy, AFPA certified trainer. Please register via www.lifewithcancer.org or call 703-698-2526. Questions? Call 703-391-4180.

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

 
7:00pm

Zumba - Bilingual (FC)

Zumba - Bilingual (FC)

Zumba es una fusi贸n de ritmos latinos y pasos f谩ciles de seguir. Nuestro objetivo es simple: Queremos que hagas ejercicio, y que lo disfrutes. Incorpora rutinas de ritmos r谩pidos y lentos con ejercicios de resistencia, con esta combinaci贸n que tonifica el cuerpo, y sistema cardiovascular. Agregando un poco de sabor Latino y entusiasmo en esta mezcla ayudan a levantar el 谩nimo, y bienestar en general. Para m谩s informaci贸n, llamar a David McGinness al 703-698-2529.

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7:00pm

Knitting and Croch (FC)

Knitting and Crocheting Circle (FC)

Past, new, experienced and inexperienced participants are welcome to join us monthly on the first Tuesday and/or third Friday. Work on your own project or one to donate. Facilitator: Carolyn Sam, M.Ed. New participants, please register.

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7:00pm

Zumba! (FC)

Zumba! (FC)

Now 4 monthly classes! Please register under "Zumba-Bilingual". Zumba is a fusion of Latin rhythms and easy to follow steps. It combines slow and fast 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 well being.

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5:30pm

Breast Cancer Supp (IFHC)

Breast Cancer Support Group-Falls Church (IFHC)

Learn, discuss and gain support from others who understand the concerns and challenges you face as a breast cancer survivor. Co-facilitators: Corinne Cook, LWCW, OSW-C and Marsha Komandt, RN, BSN, OCN. For questions, call either Corinne at 703-776-2813 or Marsha at 703-698-2530.

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6:30pm

Cutaneous Lymphoma (FC)

Cutaneous Lymphoma Support Group (CLF DC) (FC)

Individuals with all forms and stages of cutaneous lymphoma, and their support partners, are welcome to attend our monthly meetings to connect with and learn from others who share this disease.

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6:30pm

Lung Cancer Group (FC)

Lung Cancer Group Meeting (Jul-Dec 2014) (FC)

Join other patients, survivors, family members and friends to discuss the challenges of living with lung cancer and its treatments. Facilitators: Carrie Friedman, RN, BS and David McGinness, LCSW

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FULL class. Please call 703-698-2526 to be put on a waiting list.
10:30am

Clay -Finding Your (APS)

Finding Your Way with Clay (APS)

This is a two-part class is open to those who are currently in treatment and recently off treatment. Award winning, professional ceramic artist and cancer survivor Susan Fox-Hishman, will assist as students create fun pieces in wet clay in the first session, and then return to paint colorful glazes on their work in the second session. Participants must be able to commit to both sessions! Register by Monday, Sept. 1.Class is located in artist's inviting backyard studio in Annandale.

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

1:00pm

Gentle Yoga with J (FC)

Gentle Yoga with Jenn Fay (FC)

Join us for gentle yoga and learn movements to stretch, strengthen and relax muscles. Gentle yoga can be practiced while seated in a chair or on the floor. Space is limited; register ASAP. If class is full, preference will be given to new participants. Instructor: Certified Gentle Yoga instructor Jenn Fay, MA, RYT. Please register by preceding day.

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

2:00pm

Meditation with Je (FC)

Meditation with Jenn Fay (Sept 2014) (FC)

Join in a relaxing exploration of the power and benefits of meditation, facilitated by Jenn Fay, MA, RYT. We'll begin with breathwork and a relaxation technique that leads into a guided meditation. Come to one or come to all, but please register by preceding day.

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00:00pm

Coalesce (FC)

Coalesce (FC)

This group is for women of all ages, with advanced breast cancer. Meet weekly in a closed support group to share life鈥檚 joys and sorrows. Facilitator: Shara Sosa, LCSW. Prior screening is required; please call 703.698.2522.

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FULL class. Please call 703-698-2526 to be put on a waiting list.
1:30pm

Mindfulness and Co (FO-3580)

Mindfulness and Core Strengthening, July 2014 (FO-3580)

Formerly Gentle Yoga and Pilates Fusion, this class incorporates elements of Yoga, Tai Chi and Pilates. Potential benefits include improved strength, coordination, flexibility, better balance, reduced pain and stiffness, enhanced sleep and calmness. Attendance for all classes is encouraged. Dress comfortably and bring a water bottle. Instructor: Jennifer Nagy, AFPA certified trainer. Please register.

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

 

 
1:30pm

Ostomy Support Gr (PCC)

Ostomy Support Group of Northern Virginia (PCC)

Join us for food, fun and fellowship. For more information visit us at www.ostomysupportofnova.org.

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10:30am

What to Expect Dur (FC)

What to Expect During Chemo (FC)

This class is offered twice monthly for people new to chemotherapy. Oncology Nurse Educator. Lynn Magrum, MSN, CANP will explain medical terms, what to be aware of, do's and don'ts, and tips to optimize your quality of life throughout treatment. Registration required by previous day. If you must cancel your registration, please call 703-698.2526.

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12:00pm

Poetry for Healing (FC)

Poetry for Healing: Shimmering Voice on a Deep Ocean (FC)

Within the deep ocean of ourselves lives wisdom, curiosity and all manner of wonder. Through poetry, journaling and writing we can pause and listen deeply to our bodies, hearts and minds. Through this process we can find our voices and find support. Facilitator: Wendi R. Kaplan, MSW, CPT-M/S, LCSW, director of the Institute of Poetry Therapy and psychotherapist with more than twenty-five years experience. Space limited; please register by previous Friday.

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FULL class. Please call 703-698-2526 to be put on a waiting list.
4:30pm

Reiki for Relaxati (FC)

Reiki for Relaxation - Fairfax 2014 (FC)

Appointments do not open until the first of the month. A certified Reiki practitioner will help you experience the benefits of this ancient practice involving the positioning of hands along the body to direct energy, release tension and discomfort, and enhance well-being. Dress comfortably. Please register. If you cannot make your appointment, call 703-698-2526.

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5:30pm

Reiki for Relaxati (FC)

Reiki for Relaxation - Fairfax 2014 (FC)

Appointments do not open until the first of the month. A certified Reiki practitioner will help you experience the benefits of this ancient practice involving the positioning of hands along the body to direct energy, release tension and discomfort, and enhance well-being. Dress comfortably. Please register. If you cannot make your appointment, call 703-698-2526.

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6:30pm

Caregiver Connecti (ILH-R )

Caregiver Connection-Loudoun (ILH-R )

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. Please register by preceding Friday via www,lifewithcancer.org. Facilitator: Saundra Weller, LCSW, OSW-C.

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FULL class. Please call 703-698-2526 to be put on a waiting list.
7:00pm

Look Good... (FC)

Look Good...Feel Better - Fairfax (FC)

A professional cosmetologist will teach women how to manage appearance-related side effects of chemotherapy, radiation and other forms of treatment. First time registrants will receive a make up kit. Family members/friends should not register. Co-sponsored with American Cancer Society, National Cosmetology Association and Personal Care Products Council.

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7:00pm

Caregiver Connecti (FC)

Caregiver Connection-Fairfax (FC)

Meet for ongoing support in dealing with the challenges of caring for a loved one with cancer. Learn coping strategies and information related to cancer and its treatments. Please register by preceding Friday. FC Facilitators: Drucilla Brethwaite, LCSW, OSW-C and Lynn Magrum, MSN, CANP.

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7:00pm

Reiki for Relaxati (FC)

Reiki for Relaxation - Fairfax 2014 (FC)

Appointments do not open until the first of the month. A certified Reiki practitioner will help you experience the benefits of this ancient practice involving the positioning of hands along the body to direct energy, release tension and discomfort, and enhance well-being. Dress comfortably. Please register. If you cannot make your appointment, call 703-698-2526.

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7:00pm

Stronger Body Afte (FO-3580)

Stronger Body After Cancer (FO-3580)

When cancer treatments finish, survivors often find themselves asking "How do I begin to get back to the gym or a regular exercise routine?". This exercise series is focused on helping survivors begin to gain confidence in building back a stronger body. Use of bands, medicine balls and other low impact and body weight exercises will be used. Appropriate for all athletic capabilities. Attend each clas for greatest benefit. Instructor: Jennifer Nagy, AFPA certified trainer. Please register via www.lifewithcancer.org or call 703-698-2526. Questions? Call 703-391-4180.

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

 
10:30am

Spirituality Quest (GSG)

Spirituality Quest (Sept 2014) (GSG)

Join us monthly on the second Tuesdays as we explore our spiritual paths. To recognize 9/11, we will meet at Green Spring Gardens for "Reflections and Remembrances". We will meet at the picnic tables near the visitor parking lot. For directions, go to www.greenspring.org or call 703-642-5173. Please register by the preceding day. Facilitator: Marsha Komandt, RN, OCN, 703-698-2530.

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5:30pm

Yoga for Breast Ca (FC)

Yoga for Breast Cancer Survivors (Sept 2014) (FC)

In this six-week series, paired with the education series directly following, Catherine Syron, RYT, will teach yoga poses for Breast Cancer patients/survivors. Wear comfortable, loose clothing. Registration is required by preceding Thursday. Bring completed waiver (available online) to first class. Physician approval is required if you have had surgery within six weeks.

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6:00pm

Prostate Cancer (LCSC)

Loudoun Prostate Cancer Support Group - Men Helping Men (LCSC)

Meet with others to share experiences and to learn from one another in these monthly meetings. Note: September's meeting will feature a panel consisting of a urologist, medical oncologist and radiation oncologist who will discuss the latest treatments for prostate cancer

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6:00pm

Brain Tumor Suppor (FC)

Brain Tumor Support Group-Fairfax 2014 (FC)

Adult patients and family members are invited to share and learn ways to meet the challenges of living with primary malignant or benign brain tumors at this monthly meeting. Facilitators: Vera Hirshman, RN, and Micheline Toussaint, LCSW.

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6:00pm

Ask the Expert: Gy (FO-3580)

Ask the Expert: Gynecological Cancers, Treatments & Survivorship Services (FO-3580)

In acknowledgement of Gynecologic Cancer Awareness month we have three experts providing updates on Disease Prevention and Recovery. Dr. Ruchi Garg will be talking about disease prevention and symptoms. Dr. Stella Hetelekidis will focus on treatments, side effects and pelvic health recovery. Maryam Farsi, PT, MDT, a physical therapist specializing in pelvic floor issues, will present on pelvic floor and sexual health recovery. Please join us for this interactive and informative discussion. Please call 703-698-2526 to register or www.lifewithcancer.org

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6:30pm

Young Women with B (IAH-CCW)

Young Women with Breast Cancer-IAH-CCW 2014 (IAH-CCW)

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. Facilitator: Shara Sosa, LCSW. if attending for the first time, please call 703.698.2522.

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6:30pm

Melanoma Group: Su (FC)

Melanoma Group: Survivorship Care Planning (FC)

A Survivorship Care Plan is an individualized tool to help you and your healthcare providers monitor and maintain your health as you move beyond cancer treatment. This presentation by Saundra Weller, LCSW, OSW-C, will give a detailed explanation of Life with Cancer's Survivorship Care Plan to help guide you in getting a plan completed. Join us for this interactive discussion. Co-facilitators: David McGinness, LCSW, and Marsha Komandt, RN, OCN.

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7:00pm

Zumba - Bilingual (FC)

Zumba - Bilingual (FC)

Zumba es una fusi贸n de ritmos latinos y pasos f谩ciles de seguir. Nuestro objetivo es simple: Queremos que hagas ejercicio, y que lo disfrutes. Incorpora rutinas de ritmos r谩pidos y lentos con ejercicios de resistencia, con esta combinaci贸n que tonifica el cuerpo, y sistema cardiovascular. Agregando un poco de sabor Latino y entusiasmo en esta mezcla ayudan a levantar el 谩nimo, y bienestar en general. Para m谩s informaci贸n, llamar a David McGinness al 703-698-2529.

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7:00pm

Zumba! (FC)

Zumba! (FC)

Now 4 monthly classes! Please register under "Zumba-Bilingual". Zumba is a fusion of Latin rhythms and easy to follow steps. It combines slow and fast 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 well being.

CLASS Details...>>


7:30pm

Prostate Cancer Su (FC)

Prostate Cancer Support Group (Sept 2014) (FC)

Join this group monthly on the second Tuesdays. Dr. Christopher Heery from NCI will be our speaker for September on "Clinical Trials and Break Through Discoveries".

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 10 
1:00pm

Fighting Cancer wi (IAH-CCC)

Fighting Cancer with a Fork-IAH 2014 (IAH-CCC)

Deb Rowland, RD, CSO, dietitian and certified specialist in oncology nutrition will provide an overview of nutritional recommendations for cancer patients and survivors. Register by calling 703.504.7923.

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3:00pm

Meditation and Gui (FC)

Meditation and Guided Imagery with Micheline (FC)

Join us for a relaxing exploration of the power and benefits of meditation, a practice that can reduce stress and offer healing. Facilitator: Micheline Toussaint, LCSW, RYT. Come to any or all sessions, but please register by preceding day.

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5:30pm

Head and Neck Canc (IFHC)

Head and Neck Cancers Group (IFHC)

Current and former head and neck cancer patients and their significant others are invited to learn from and connect with one another. Facilitator: Corinne Cook, LCSW, and a Radiation Oncology team member. For more information contact, corinne.cook@inova.org.

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5:30pm

Breast Cancer Supp (FO-3580)

Breast Cancer Support Group, Fair Oaks (FO-3580)

This support and education group, for women diagnosed with an early stage breast cancer within the past three years, will provide a supportive environment to meet with others, gather information and learn how to best navigate survivorship. Facilitated by oncology nurse navigator, Gale Towery, RN, BSN, OCN and social worker Shereena Rodney. Please register.

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6:00pm

Breast Cancer Supp (IMVH-CC)

Breast Cancer Support and Education Group-Mount Vernon (IMVH-CC)

Current and former breast cancer patients/survivors are invited to meet with Nurse Navigator Michele Reddick and Surgical Physician Assistant Leah Basch to learn, discuss and share ways of meeting the challenges of a breast cancer diagnosis. Park at yellow entrance; signs will be posted for directions to conference room C on the second floor.

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6:30pm

Latinos Unidos (AFC)

Latinos Unidos (AFC)

Aprender谩s t茅cnicas y ejercicios para favorecer tu auto-sanaci贸n y crecimiento personal, manejar mejor el estr茅s y los efectos del tratamiento y mejorar tu calidad de vida. Todo esto en un ambiente de confianza, positivismo y amistad. Para mas informaci贸n, llamar a David McGinness al 703.698.2529.

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7:00pm

Dancing to Wellnes (FC)

Dancing to Wellness (FC)

Music and dance are therapeutic and can provide great exercise and fun for singles and couples. This class will highlight music from the 1930's and dances like waltz, swing, and salsa. will be on the agenda. Come alone or bring a partner. Marc Shepanek, dance teacher, performer and cancer survivor, makes it easy and fun. Please register by preceding Monday.

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11:30am

Orientation to Lif (FC)

Orientation to Life with Cancer 2014 (FC)

This is a one-hour session offered multiple times monthly for those who are new to Life with Cancer. Learn about who we are, what we do, staff and services available at our various locations, take a tour of our Family Center and have your specific questions answered. Please register by preceding day.

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1:00pm

Gentle Yoga with J (FC)

Gentle Yoga with Jenn Fay (FC)

Join us for gentle yoga and learn movements to stretch, strengthen and relax muscles. Gentle yoga can be practiced while seated in a chair or on the floor. Space is limited; register ASAP. If class is full, preference will be given to new participants. Instructor: Certified Gentle Yoga instructor Jenn Fay, MA, RYT. Please register by preceding day.

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

2:00pm

Meditation with Je (FC)

Meditation with Jenn Fay (Sept 2014) (FC)

Join in a relaxing exploration of the power and benefits of meditation, facilitated by Jenn Fay, MA, RYT. We'll begin with breathwork and a relaxation technique that leads into a guided meditation. Come to one or come to all, but please register by preceding day.

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7:00pm

Blood Cancers Grp (FC)

Blood Cancers Group, Sept 2014 (FC)

This group is for individuals with leukemia or lymphoma and their support people. September's meeting will address Suvivorship Care Plans for the individual with a blood cancer. Co-sponsored with the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society and Lymphoma Research Foundation and facilitated by Drucilla Brethwaite, MSW, LCSW, OSW-C and Lynn Magrum, MSN, CANP. For more information contact, Drucilla at 703.698.2538 or drucilla.brethwaite@inova.org. Please register by preceding Tuesday.

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 12 
00:00pm

Coalesce (FC)

Coalesce (FC)

This group is for women of all ages, with advanced breast cancer. Meet weekly in a closed support group to share life鈥檚 joys and sorrows. Facilitator: Shara Sosa, LCSW. Prior screening is required; please call 703.698.2522.

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12:00pm

Advanced Disease (IFOH-1)

Living with Advanced Disease (IFOH-1)

This group welcomes people who are exploring ways to learn to live with advanced cancer and the many questions and life decisions that come along with the diagnosis. Feel free to bring your lunch and join others who can support you on this road. Facilitators: Suzanne Freeman, MSW, and Gale Towery, RN, BSN, OCN. Questions? Call 703.391.4673. Registration encouraged.

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1:00pm

Drumming for Well- (FC)

Drumming for Well-Being, Jul-Dec, 2014 (FC)

Therapeutic drumming is an ancient approach that uses rhythm to promote self-expression and empowerment. Recent research reviews indicate that drumming boosts the immune system and produces feelings of well-being, a release of emotional stress and greater sense of self. Facilitators: Drucilla Brethwaite, MSW, LCSW, OSW-C and Jennifer Brothers. Please register.

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FULL class. Please call 703-698-2526 to be put on a waiting list.
1:30pm

Mindfulness and Co (FO-3580)

Mindfulness and Core Strengthening, July 2014 (FO-3580)

Formerly Gentle Yoga and Pilates Fusion, this class incorporates elements of Yoga, Tai Chi and Pilates. Potential benefits include improved strength, coordination, flexibility, better balance, reduced pain and stiffness, enhanced sleep and calmness. Attendance for all classes is encouraged. Dress comfortably and bring a water bottle. Instructor: Jennifer Nagy, AFPA certified trainer. Please register.

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

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10:00am

Carcinoid Cancer G (FC)

Carcinoid Cancer Group (FC)

Meet with other carcinoid cancer patients and their adult loved ones to share experiences and learn from one another in this patient-led monthly meeting. For more information email mitchmberger@msn.com.

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6:00pm

Orientation to Lif (FC)

Orientation to Life with Cancer 2014 (FC)

This is a one-hour session offered multiple times monthly for those who are new to Life with Cancer. Learn about who we are, what we do, staff and services available at our various locations, take a tour of our Family Center and have your specific questions answered. Please register by preceding day.

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6:30pm

Lung Cancer Suppor (ILPO-I)

Lung Cancer Support Group (2014, Loudoun) (ILPO-I)

Join other patients, survivors and family members to discuss the challenges of living with cancer and its treatments; Facilitators: Saundra Weller LCSW, OSW-C and Renee Dean RN, BSN, OCN. Contact Saundra Weller for more information 703-858-8466.

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7:00pm

Stronger Body Afte (FO-3580)

Stronger Body After Cancer (FO-3580)

When cancer treatments finish, survivors often find themselves asking "How do I begin to get back to the gym or a regular exercise routine?". This exercise series is focused on helping survivors begin to gain confidence in building back a stronger body. Use of bands, medicine balls and other low impact and body weight exercises will be used. Appropriate for all athletic capabilities. Attend each clas for greatest benefit. Instructor: Jennifer Nagy, AFPA certified trainer. Please register via www.lifewithcancer.org or call 703-698-2526. Questions? Call 703-391-4180.

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

7:00pm

Good Grief Group-F

Good Grief Group-FO-3580-CR

This eight-week series offers the opportunity to join with others who have experienced the loss of a loved one with cancer within the past two years to discuss and explore the grieving process, accepting and expressing emotions, dealing with children, family and friends, role and lifestyle changes and coping with special dates. Registration is required. For information contact Maureen Broderick, LCSW at 703-391-4180.

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7:00pm

Good Grief for Adu (FO 3580-CR)

Good Grief for Adults (FO-2014) (FO 3580-CR)

(Sept 16-Nov 4) This eight-week series offers the opportunity to join with others who have experienced the loss of a loved one with cancer within the past two years to discuss and explore the grieving process, accepting and expressing emotions, dealing with children, family and friends, role and lifestyle changes and coping with special dates. Registration is required. For information contact Maureen Broderick LCSW, 703.391.4180.

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11:00am

Therapeutic Gentle (44084 RP)

Therapeutic Gentle Yoga w/Pat (44084 RP)

This class blends gentle movement, breathing and deep relaxation to release stress, calm the nervous system, strengthen your body, increase stamina and flexibility while helping you detoxify. Restore your body and emotional balance and connect with your inner healing forces. Attendance at all 8 sessions is recommended for greatest benefit. Bring a blanket for comfort. Registration is required.

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11:45am

Multiple Myeloma-S (FC)

Multiple Myeloma-Special Speaker -Gregory Orloff, MD (FC)

Our September meeting will feature Gregory Orloff, MD, Co-Director Inova Fairfax Hospital/Fairfax Stem Cell Transplant Program who will provide an update on, " Transplant and Multiple Myeloma: What the Research Shows." Co-sponsored with Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. Light lunch, so please register via the LWC website! Facilitators: Drucilla Brethwaite, LCSW and Susan Carlson, RN.

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12:00pm

Fighting Cancer wi

Fighting Cancer with A Fork-Fair Oaks

Deb Rowland, RD, CSO, dietitian and certified specialist in oncology nutrition will provide an overview of nutritional recommendations for cancer patients and survivors. Please register via lifewithcancer.org or call 703.698.2526.

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5:30pm

Brain Tumor Suppor (ILH-R )

Brain Tumor Support Group-Loudoun (ILH-R )

Adults with primary brain tumors and their family members and friends are invited to discuss issues, explore coping strategies, share and learn ways to meet the challenges of living with a primary brain tumor. Facillitated by Neurological Care Registered Nurse, Vera Hirschman and Oncology Social Worker, Karen Archer. If attending for the first time, please register via www.lifewithcancer.org or call 703-858-8857.

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5:30pm

Yoga for Breast Ca (FC)

Yoga for Breast Cancer Survivors (Sept 2014) (FC)

In this six-week series, paired with the education series directly following, Catherine Syron, RYT, will teach yoga poses for Breast Cancer patients/survivors. Wear comfortable, loose clothing. Registration is required by preceding Thursday. Bring completed waiver (available online) to first class. Physician approval is required if you have had surgery within six weeks.

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6:30pm

Young Women with B (FC)

Young Women with Breast Cancer Support Group-Fairfax (FC)

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. Facilitators: Shara Sosa, LCSW and Miranda Gingerich, RN, BSN, OCN. If attending for the first time, please call 703.698.2522.

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7:00pm

Zumba - Bilingual (FC)

Zumba - Bilingual (FC)

Zumba es una fusi贸n de ritmos latinos y pasos f谩ciles de seguir. Nuestro objetivo es simple: Queremos que hagas ejercicio, y que lo disfrutes. Incorpora rutinas de ritmos r谩pidos y lentos con ejercicios de resistencia, con esta combinaci贸n que tonifica el cuerpo, y sistema cardiovascular. Agregando un poco de sabor Latino y entusiasmo en esta mezcla ayudan a levantar el 谩nimo, y bienestar en general. Para m谩s informaci贸n, llamar a David McGinness al 703-698-2529.

CLASS Details...>>


7:00pm

Zumba! (FC)

Zumba! (FC)

Now 4 monthly classes! Please register under "Zumba-Bilingual". Zumba is a fusion of Latin rhythms and easy to follow steps. It combines slow and fast 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 well being.

CLASS Details...>>


7:00pm

Tools for Couples (FC)

Tools for Couples (Sept-Oct 2014) (FC)

(Sept 16-Oct 7) Meet with other couples and learn tools for communicating, taking care of one another and managing stresses related to illness. Attendance is recommended at all four sessions. This session is scheduled for 4 Tuesdays: Facilitators: Micheline Toussaint, MSW, LCSW, RYT, and Drucilla Brethwaite, LCSW, OSW-C. For more information contact Drucilla at 703.698.2538 or drucilla.brethwaite@inova.org.

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

7:15pm

Good Grief for Adu (FC)

Good Grief for Adults (FC,Sept-Nov 2014) (FC)

(Sept 16-Nov 4) This eight-week series offers the opportunity to join with others who have experienced the loss of a loved one with cancer within the past two years to discuss and explore the grieving process, accepting and expressing emotions, dealing with children, family and friends, role and lifestyle changes and coping with special dates. Registration is required. For information contact David McGinness, 703.698.2529.

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10:30am

Diet, Exercise and (FC)

Diet, Exercise and a Healthy You (FC)

Going through cancer treatments and getting back to "normal" can wreak havoc with one's appetite and activity level. Certified specialist in oncology nutrition and fitness expert Julie Thorsen, RD, will provide an overview of diet and physical activity recommendations for patients, survivors, and family members. Register at least 48 hours in advance.

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1:00pm

Tai Chi, Sept-Nov (44084 RP)

Tai Chi , Sept-Nov 2014 (44084 RP)

T'ai Chi Ch'uan is a Chinese martial art that uses slow, fluid body movements to enhance wellness, longevity and internal peace. During this eight-week course, Kurt Von Quintus will teach some of the movements of the Wu-style form. Students will learn simple steps and then build on them to perform more complex movements. A completed registration and waiver are required at the first session (available online). Wear comfortable clothing and closed-toed shoes. Registration required.

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2:00pm

Level II Exercise: (FC)

Level II Exercise: Chair-Based, Wednesday (FC)

LEVEL I EXERCISE IS A PREQUISITE. This class series can help to increase your heart rate, range of motion and flexibility and tone and strengthen muscles. May attend EITHER or BOTH Monday and Wednesday session, but MUST REGISTER SEPARATELY. Instructor: Susan Gilmore, ACSM Certified Cancer Exercise Trainer.

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3:00pm

Meditation and Gui (FC)

Meditation and Guided Imagery with Micheline (FC)

Join us for a relaxing exploration of the power and benefits of meditation, a practice that can reduce stress and offer healing. Facilitator: Micheline Toussaint, LCSW, RYT. Come to any or all sessions, but please register by preceding day.

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3:00pm

Level IV Exercise: (FC)

Level IV Exercise: Fitness Fusion (Sept-Oct 2014) (FC)

(September 17-October 29- No class Oct 1) PREQUISITE: LEVELS I, II, III. This seven-week series offers a sampling of more intensive exercise modalities including dance aerobics, interval, resistance and core training. Instructor: ACSM Certified Cancer Exercise Trainer Susan Gilmore.

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5:30pm

Breast Cancer Supp (IFHC)

Breast Cancer Support Group-Falls Church (IFHC)

Learn, discuss and gain support from others who understand the concerns and challenges you face as a breast cancer survivor. Co-facilitators: Corinne Cook, LWCW, OSW-C and Marsha Komandt, RN, BSN, OCN. For questions, call either Corinne at 703-776-2813 or Marsha at 703-698-2530.

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6:30pm

Good Grief for Tee (FC)

Good Grief Dinner for Teens (FC)

Grief is a normal, healthy, and healing emotion. This monthly dinner offers the opportunity to meet with other 13-18 year olds who have experienced the loss of a loved to cancer. Learn about the grief process and share thoughts and feelings. For more information contact Jenny Eckert, LCSW, Children's Program Manager at 703-698-2536 or jennifer.eckert@inova.org.

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6:30pm

Colorectal Cancer (FC)

Colorectal Cancer Meeting: Managing Insomnia (FC)

Colo-Rectal Cancer Group: FC, Wed, Sept 15, 6:30-8pm Insomnia is identified as one of the primary concerns of patients with cancer and caregivers. In this meeting Drucilla Brethwaite, LCSW, OSW-C will give an overview of evidence based tools that you can use at home to help you get back to sleep

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11:00am

Therapeutic Gentle (44084 RP)

Therapeutic Gentle Yoga w/Ladan (44084 RP)

This class blends gentle movement, breathing and deep relaxation to release stress, calm the nervous system, strengthen your body, increase stamina and flexibility while helping you detoxify. Restore your body and emotional balance and connect with your inner healing forces. Attendance at all 8 sessions is recommended for greatest benefit. Bring a blanket for comfort. Registration is required.

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1:00pm

Art for Wellness (FC)

Art for Wellness and Growth (FC)

Explore your creativity using art for wellness, insight and personal growth. Artistic ability is NOT necessary- just a willingness to explore, have some fun and be part of a supportive, creative community. Please register ASAP. Art therapists: Jean McCaw, MA, ATR-BC and Sarah Huffman, MA.

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1:00pm

Arte Para Salud y (FC)

Arte Para Salud y Crecimiento (FC)

Una nueva oportunidad - Explorar su creatividad utilizando arte para salud, una nueva precepci贸n y crecimiento personal. No se necesita experiencia art铆stica 鈥 solo tiene que estar dispuesto a explorar, divertirse y ser parte de una comunidad de apoyo y creatividad. Dirigida por terapista de arte, Jean McCaw, MA, ATR-BC. Este grupo es solo para adultos. Requiere registrase; llamar a D茅bora Haynes al 703-698-2539.

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1:00pm

Gentle Yoga with J (FC)

Gentle Yoga with Jenn Fay (FC)

Join us for gentle yoga and learn movements to stretch, strengthen and relax muscles. Gentle yoga can be practiced while seated in a chair or on the floor. Space is limited; register ASAP. If class is full, preference will be given to new participants. Instructor: Certified Gentle Yoga instructor Jenn Fay, MA, RYT. Please register by preceding day.

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2:00pm

Meditation with Je (FC)

Meditation with Jenn Fay (Sept 2014) (FC)

Join in a relaxing exploration of the power and benefits of meditation, facilitated by Jenn Fay, MA, RYT. We'll begin with breathwork and a relaxation technique that leads into a guided meditation. Come to one or come to all, but please register by preceding day.

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5:30pm

Fighting Cancer w/ (FC)

Fighting Cancer with a Fork-FC (FC)

Deb Rowland, RD, CSO, dietitian and certified specialist in oncology nutrition will provide an overview of nutritional recommendations for cancer patients and survivors. Please register via lifewithcancer.org or call 703.698.2526.

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6:00pm

Prostate Cancer Su (IAH-CCW)

Prostate Cancer Support Group-Alexandria 2014 (IAH-CCW)

Now on Thursday nights! Meet with others to share experiences and to learn from one another in these monthly meetings. Facilitator: David McGinness, LCSW, 703-698-2529.

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7:00pm

Seminars for Survi (FC)

Seminars for Survivors: Cancer and Your Cash (FC)

"Cancer and Your Cash: Everything You Need to Know to Navigate Health Insurance and Your Rights on the Job" with Bob Rosenblatt, editor of the website HelpwithAging.com and former correspondent for the Los Angeles Times. Please register on the LWC website by September 16. For questions, call Marsha Komandt, RN, OCN, 703-698-2530.

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00:00pm

Coalesce (FC)

Coalesce (FC)

This group is for women of all ages, with advanced breast cancer. Meet weekly in a closed support group to share life鈥檚 joys and sorrows. Facilitator: Shara Sosa, LCSW. Prior screening is required; please call 703.698.2522.

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12:00pm

Art for Wellness (FC)

Art for Wellness and Growth (FC)

Explore your creativity using art for wellness, insight and personal growth. Artistic ability is NOT necessary- just a willingness to explore, have some fun and be part of a supportive, creative community. Please register ASAP. Art therapists: Jean McCaw, MA, ATR-BC and Sarah Huffman, MA.

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1:00pm

Knitting and Croch (FC)

Knitting and Crocheting Circle (FC)

Past, new, experienced and inexperienced participants are welcome to join us monthly on the first Tuesday and/or third Friday. Work on your own project or one to donate. Facilitator: Carolyn Sam, M.Ed. New participants, please register.

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FULL class. Please call 703-698-2526 to be put on a waiting list.
1:30pm

Mindfulness and Co (FO-3580)

Mindfulness and Core Strengthening, July 2014 (FO-3580)

Formerly Gentle Yoga and Pilates Fusion, this class incorporates elements of Yoga, Tai Chi and Pilates. Potential benefits include improved strength, coordination, flexibility, better balance, reduced pain and stiffness, enhanced sleep and calmness. Attendance for all classes is encouraged. Dress comfortably and bring a water bottle. Instructor: Jennifer Nagy, AFPA certified trainer. Please register.

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10:30am

Fitness for Wellne (44084 RP)

Fitness for Wellness-Sept-Nov 2014 (44084 RP)

Exercise is an integral part of your wellness plan. This class is designed to increase endurance, range of motion, flexibility, balance, energy level, muscle strength and reduce stress. Registration is required. Dress comfortably. Attendance for all classes is encouraged for the maximum benefit.

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2:00pm

Level II Exercise: (FC)

Level II Exercise: Chair-Based, Mon, Sep-Oct 2014 (FC)

No class Oct 1. LEVEL I EXERCISE IS A PREREQUISITE. This seven-week series is tailored for those with treatment limitations such as neuropathy, balance and low energy issues. It will help to increase heart rate, range of motion and flexibility and to tone and strengthen muscles. May attend either or both Monday and Wednesday sessions, but PLEASE REGISTER SEPARATELY. Participants can move forwrad to LEVEL III mid-way through the series as recommended by the instructor, ACSM certified Cancer Exercise Trainer Susan Gilmore. For questions, contact Marsha Komandt, RN, 703-698-2530.

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3:00pm

Level III Exercis (FC)

Level III Exercise: Keeping Fit (Sept-Oct 2014) (FC)

(September 22-OCTOBER 27) PREQUISITE: LEVELS I & II EXERCISE. This six-week series offers a combination of standing and floor exercises to increase strength and flexibility, improve endurance and fatigue and enhance overall well being. Instructor Susan Gilmore, ACSM Certified Cancer Exercise Trainer.

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5:00pm

Breast Cancer Supp (ILH-R )

Breast Cancer Support Group - Loudoun 2014 (ILH-R )

Guest speaker, Wendy Johnson, RD will discuss diet and nutrition after breast cancer. For women newly diagnosed, making decisions about treatment, those in treatment and those finished with treatment. Please register if attending for the first time.

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6:30pm

Latinas Unidas (FC)

Latinas Unidas (FC)

Grupo de apoyo y crecimiento personal para mujeres con diagn贸stico de c谩ncer. Recibe los beneficios de poder compartir y aprender junto a otras compa帽eras con experiencias y necesidades similares. Para m谩s informaci贸n, llamar a D茅bora Haynes al 703.698.2539.

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6:30pm

Advanced Breast Ca (ILH-R )

Advanced Breast Cancer Support Group-Loudoun 2014 (ILH-R )

Guest speaker, Wendy Johnson, RD will discuss diet anad nutrition after breast cancer. This group welcomes women who have had a recurrence or have metastatic breast cancer. Please register if attending for the first time. Register via www.lifewithcancer.org.

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7:00pm

Stronger Body Afte (FO-3580)

Stronger Body After Cancer (FO-3580)

When cancer treatments finish, survivors often find themselves asking "How do I begin to get back to the gym or a regular exercise routine?". This exercise series is focused on helping survivors begin to gain confidence in building back a stronger body. Use of bands, medicine balls and other low impact and body weight exercises will be used. Appropriate for all athletic capabilities. Attend each clas for greatest benefit. Instructor: Jennifer Nagy, AFPA certified trainer. Please register via www.lifewithcancer.org or call 703-698-2526. Questions? Call 703-391-4180.

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7:00pm

Good Grief Group-F

Good Grief Group-FO-3580-CR

This eight-week series offers the opportunity to join with others who have experienced the loss of a loved one with cancer within the past two years to discuss and explore the grieving process, accepting and expressing emotions, dealing with children, family and friends, role and lifestyle changes and coping with special dates. Registration is required. For information contact Maureen Broderick, LCSW at 703-391-4180.

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7:00pm

Good Grief for Adu (FO 3580-CR)

Good Grief for Adults (FO-2014) (FO 3580-CR)

(Sept 16-Nov 4) This eight-week series offers the opportunity to join with others who have experienced the loss of a loved one with cancer within the past two years to discuss and explore the grieving process, accepting and expressing emotions, dealing with children, family and friends, role and lifestyle changes and coping with special dates. Registration is required. For information contact Maureen Broderick LCSW, 703.391.4180.

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11:00am

Words for Healing (IAH-CCC)

Words for Healing: Writing, Word Art and Journal Making (IAH-CCC)

Listen to the wise voice inside you, the one we so often ignore. By writing in a supportive environment you'll be amazed by your own insights. We'll honor your thoughts and words by embellishing them in a variety of artistic ways-collage, word art and journal making. No writing or artistic ability required. Facilitators: Cancer Survivor and Writer Michelle Berberet, MCRP, and Christine Makris. Limited space, please register.

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11:00am

Therapeutic Gentle (44084 RP)

Therapeutic Gentle Yoga w/Pat (44084 RP)

This class blends gentle movement, breathing and deep relaxation to release stress, calm the nervous system, strengthen your body, increase stamina and flexibility while helping you detoxify. Restore your body and emotional balance and connect with your inner healing forces. Attendance at all 8 sessions is recommended for greatest benefit. Bring a blanket for comfort. Registration is required.

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1:00pm

Art for Wellness (ILPO-I)

Art for Wellness and Growth, Loudoun County (ILPO-I)

Explore your creativity, using art for wellness, insight, and personal growth. Artistic ability is NOT necessary - just a willingness to explore, have some fun and be part of a supportive, creative community. Art Therapist, Sarah Huffman, MA. Registration required.

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FULL class. Please call 703-698-2526 to be put on a waiting list.
1:00pm

Level I Exercise: (FC)

Level I Exercise: Launching into Fitness (Sept-Oct 2014) (FC)

Those new to LWC's exercise program must attend this four-week introductory exercise series which will help to assess your fitness level. At least two classes are required after which you can progress to the Level II class. Please no new registrants after the second class. Registration is required and a waiver form (available online) must be completed before or upon arrival to class. Instructor, ACSM certified Cancer Exercise Trainer Susan Gilmore. For questions, contact Marsha Komandt, RN, OCN, 703-698-2530.

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2:00pm

Advanced Cancer Gr (IAH-CCC)

Women Living with Cancer (IAH-CCC)

Women with any type of advanced cancer are invited to join this guided discussion group. Topics are generated by the group and may include, dealing with difficult feelings, communicating with friends and family, identifying ways of coping and finding hope in the present. Early registration is suggested. Facilitator: Shara Sosa, LCSW.

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5:30pm

Good Grief for Chi (FC)

Good Grief for Children (Sept -Nov 2014) (FC)

Through age-appropriate discussion, games and art children will be invited to share thoughts and feelings and work through the grief process. For more information and to register contact Jenny Eckert, LCSW, Children鈥檚 Program Manager at 703-698-2536 or jennifer.eckert@inova.org.

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5:30pm

Yoga for Breast Ca (FC)

Yoga for Breast Cancer Survivors (Sept 2014) (FC)

In this six-week series, paired with the education series directly following, Catherine Syron, RYT, will teach yoga poses for Breast Cancer patients/survivors. Wear comfortable, loose clothing. Registration is required by preceding Thursday. Bring completed waiver (available online) to first class. Physician approval is required if you have had surgery within six weeks.

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6:00pm

Pediatric Oncology (FC)

Pediatric Oncology Parent Night (Sept 2014) (FC)

In honor of Childhood Cancer and Leukemia and Blood Disorders Month, featured speakers will be Dr. Carly Varela, MD, Pediatric Specialists of Virginia & Children's Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders of N. Virginia, and Lt. Col. Thomas Newton, MD, Chief, Division of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology, Walter Reed National Military Medical Center. These expert speakers will address treatment updates for solid tumors and blood cancers, respectively. Dinner and a separate children's activity group for kids 5 - 12 will be provided. Co-sponsored by the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society and DC Candlelighters. Register with Connie Connor, LCSW, 703-531-1515, constance.connor@inova.org or hunter.gunn@lls.org.

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7:00pm

Zumba - Bilingual (FC)

Zumba - Bilingual (FC)

Zumba es una fusi贸n de ritmos latinos y pasos f谩ciles de seguir. Nuestro objetivo es simple: Queremos que hagas ejercicio, y que lo disfrutes. Incorpora rutinas de ritmos r谩pidos y lentos con ejercicios de resistencia, con esta combinaci贸n que tonifica el cuerpo, y sistema cardiovascular. Agregando un poco de sabor Latino y entusiasmo en esta mezcla ayudan a levantar el 谩nimo, y bienestar en general. Para m谩s informaci贸n, llamar a David McGinness al 703-698-2529.

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7:00pm

Zumba! (FC)

Zumba! (FC)

Now 4 monthly classes! Please register under "Zumba-Bilingual". Zumba is a fusion of Latin rhythms and easy to follow steps. It combines slow and fast 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 well being.

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7:00pm

Tools for Couples (FC)

Tools for Couples (Sept-Oct 2014) (FC)

(Sept 16-Oct 7) Meet with other couples and learn tools for communicating, taking care of one another and managing stresses related to illness. Attendance is recommended at all four sessions. This session is scheduled for 4 Tuesdays: Facilitators: Micheline Toussaint, MSW, LCSW, RYT, and Drucilla Brethwaite, LCSW, OSW-C. For more information contact Drucilla at 703.698.2538 or drucilla.brethwaite@inova.org.

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7:15pm

Good Grief for Adu (FC)

Good Grief for Adults (FC,Sept-Nov 2014) (FC)

(Sept 16-Nov 4) This eight-week series offers the opportunity to join with others who have experienced the loss of a loved one with cancer within the past two years to discuss and explore the grieving process, accepting and expressing emotions, dealing with children, family and friends, role and lifestyle changes and coping with special dates. Registration is required. For information contact David McGinness, 703.698.2529.

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12:30pm

Making Sense of Yo (FC)

Making Sense of Your Story (FC)

Class continues for those already registered.

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1:00pm

Tai Chi, Sept-Nov (44084 RP)

Tai Chi , Sept-Nov 2014 (44084 RP)

T'ai Chi Ch'uan is a Chinese martial art that uses slow, fluid body movements to enhance wellness, longevity and internal peace. During this eight-week course, Kurt Von Quintus will teach some of the movements of the Wu-style form. Students will learn simple steps and then build on them to perform more complex movements. A completed registration and waiver are required at the first session (available online). Wear comfortable clothing and closed-toed shoes. Registration required.

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2:00pm

Level II Exercise: (FC)

Level II Exercise: Chair-Based, Wednesday (FC)

LEVEL I EXERCISE IS A PREQUISITE. This class series can help to increase your heart rate, range of motion and flexibility and tone and strengthen muscles. May attend EITHER or BOTH Monday and Wednesday session, but MUST REGISTER SEPARATELY. Instructor: Susan Gilmore, ACSM Certified Cancer Exercise Trainer.

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3:00pm

Meditation and Gui (FC)

Meditation and Guided Imagery with Micheline (FC)

Join us for a relaxing exploration of the power and benefits of meditation, a practice that can reduce stress and offer healing. Facilitator: Micheline Toussaint, LCSW, RYT. Come to any or all sessions, but please register by preceding day.

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3:00pm

Level IV Exercise: (FC)

Level IV Exercise: Fitness Fusion (Sept-Oct 2014) (FC)

(September 17-October 29- No class Oct 1) PREQUISITE: LEVELS I, II, III. This seven-week series offers a sampling of more intensive exercise modalities including dance aerobics, interval, resistance and core training. Instructor: ACSM Certified Cancer Exercise Trainer Susan Gilmore.

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FULL class. Please call 703-698-2526 to be put on a waiting list.
4:30pm

Reiki for Relaxati (FC)

Reiki for Relaxation - Fairfax 2014 (FC)

Appointments do not open until the first of the month. A certified Reiki practitioner will help you experience the benefits of this ancient practice involving the positioning of hands along the body to direct energy, release tension and discomfort, and enhance well-being. Dress comfortably. Please register. If you cannot make your appointment, call 703-698-2526.

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5:15pm

Curious About Canc (FC)

Curious About Cancer (Sept -Nov 2014) (FC)

Learn about cancer through age appropriate discussion, activities and art therapy, and find ways to manage the emotions and changes that come when someone in the family has cancer. For more information contact Jenny Eckert, LCSW, Children鈥檚 Program Manager at 703-698-2536 or jennifer.eckert@inova.org.

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5:30pm

Reiki for Relaxati (FC)

Reiki for Relaxation - Fairfax 2014 (FC)

Appointments do not open until the first of the month. A certified Reiki practitioner will help you experience the benefits of this ancient practice involving the positioning of hands along the body to direct energy, release tension and discomfort, and enhance well-being. Dress comfortably. Please register. If you cannot make your appointment, call 703-698-2526.

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7:00pm

Reiki for Relaxati (FC)

Reiki for Relaxation - Fairfax 2014 (FC)

Appointments do not open until the first of the month. A certified Reiki practitioner will help you experience the benefits of this ancient practice involving the positioning of hands along the body to direct energy, release tension and discomfort, and enhance well-being. Dress comfortably. Please register. If you cannot make your appointment, call 703-698-2526.

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11:00am

Knitting & Crochet (ILPO-I)

Knitting & Crocheting Circle-Loudoun (ILPO-I)

Join our circle of knitters and crocheters who enjoy working together in a relaxed environment. Every level of experience is welcome from total beginners to the most experienced. Instructor Mary Jane Escobar is experienced and enthusiastic in teaching her craft. Materials will be provided or you may bring your own. Please register.

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11:00am

Therapeutic Gentle (44084 RP)

Therapeutic Gentle Yoga w/Ladan (44084 RP)

This class blends gentle movement, breathing and deep relaxation to release stress, calm the nervous system, strengthen your body, increase stamina and flexibility while helping you detoxify. Restore your body and emotional balance and connect with your inner healing forces. Attendance at all 8 sessions is recommended for greatest benefit. Bring a blanket for comfort. Registration is required.

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11:30am

Orientation to Lif (FC)

Orientation to Life with Cancer 2014 (FC)

This is a one-hour session offered multiple times monthly for those who are new to Life with Cancer. Learn about who we are, what we do, staff and services available at our various locations, take a tour of our Family Center and have your specific questions answered. Please register by preceding day.

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1:00pm

Gentle Yoga with J (FC)

Gentle Yoga with Jenn Fay (FC)

Join us for gentle yoga and learn movements to stretch, strengthen and relax muscles. Gentle yoga can be practiced while seated in a chair or on the floor. Space is limited; register ASAP. If class is full, preference will be given to new participants. Instructor: Certified Gentle Yoga instructor Jenn Fay, MA, RYT. Please register by preceding day.

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2:00pm

Laughter Yoga (FC)

Laughter Yoga (FC)

Laughter yoga is a combination of intentional, playful laughs and deep breathing exercises that have a number of benefits, including improved oxygen levels and lung capacity and reduced stress levels. Laughter yoga is practiced while sitting in a chair. Facilitator: Jenn Fay, MA, RYT. Please register by preceding day.

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3:00pm

Writing Your Memoi (FC)

Writing Your Memoirs and Life Stories (FC)

Monthly meeting for those who completed previous 6 week series, giving you the opportunity to remember and capture some of your favorite memories in writing. Facilitator: Lynn Magrum, MSN, CANP, AOCN. Limited space, so please register, ASAP.

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6:45pm

Reiki for Relaxati (ILH-R )

Reiki for Relaxation-Loudoun 2014 (ILH-R )

A certified Reiki practitioner will help you experience the benefits of this ancient practice involving the positioning of hands along the body to direct energy, release tension and discomfort, and enhance well-being. Rebalance and recharge your body鈥檚 energy systems while relaxing to live harp music. Class meets monthly on the fourth Thursday. Class size is limited and registration is required. Register via www.lifewithcancer.org or call 703-698-2526.

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7:00pm

Spiritual Support (CUMC-1)

Spiritual Support Group (Christ United Methodist Church 2014) (CUMC-1)

A faith-based support group for those newly diagnosed, in remission, or who have been dealing with cancer for some time; family members are welcome. Questions? Contact Dana Neese, Christ United Methodist Church, 703-690-3401.

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7:00pm

Drumming for Well- (FC)

Drumming for Well-Being, Jul-Dec, 2014 (FC)

Therapeutic drumming is an ancient approach that uses rhythm to promote self-expression and empowerment. Recent research reviews indicate that drumming boosts the immune system and produces feelings of well-being, a release of emotional stress and greater sense of self. Facilitators: Drucilla Brethwaite, MSW, LCSW, OSW-C and Jennifer Brothers. Please register.

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7:30pm

Young Adult Group (FC)

Young Adult Group (FC)

This is not your grandmother's support group. We talk about the things that no one else wants to talk about: dating, employment, fertility, and anything else that affects people in the 18-39 age range. Facilitators: Sage Bolte, PhD, LCSW, OSW-C and Ray Wadlow, MD. Please register.

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00:00pm

Coalesce (FC)

Coalesce (FC)

This group is for women of all ages, with advanced breast cancer. Meet weekly in a closed support group to share life鈥檚 joys and sorrows. Facilitator: Shara Sosa, LCSW. Prior screening is required; please call 703.698.2522.

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12:00pm

Advanced Disease (IFOH-1)

Living with Advanced Disease (IFOH-1)

This group welcomes people who are exploring ways to learn to live with advanced cancer and the many questions and life decisions that come along with the diagnosis. Feel free to bring your lunch and join others who can support you on this road. Facilitators: Suzanne Freeman, MSW, and Gale Towery, RN, BSN, OCN. Questions? Call 703.391.4673. Registration encouraged.

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FULL class. Please call 703-698-2526 to be put on a waiting list.
1:30pm

Mindfulness and Co (FO-3580)

Mindfulness and Core Strengthening, July 2014 (FO-3580)

Formerly Gentle Yoga and Pilates Fusion, this class incorporates elements of Yoga, Tai Chi and Pilates. Potential benefits include improved strength, coordination, flexibility, better balance, reduced pain and stiffness, enhanced sleep and calmness. Attendance for all classes is encouraged. Dress comfortably and bring a water bottle. Instructor: Jennifer Nagy, AFPA certified trainer. Please register.

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Call 703-698-2526 to register.
8:45pm

Joey C Cup (OaB)

8th Annual Joey C Cup (OaB)

Join us for the 12th Annual Joey C Cup, in memory of Joe Czarnecki, Karen Post & Joanne Czarnecki, benefiting Life with Cancer. Over the last 8 years, this tournament has raised more than $128,000 to Life with Cancer. This will be a fun day where everyone will walk away feeling like a winner, knowing that your support has helped people during their experience with cancer. Please go to www.JoeyCCup.org for more information.

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10:30am

Fitness for Wellne (44084 RP)

Fitness for Wellness-Sept-Nov 2014 (44084 RP)

Exercise is an integral part of your wellness plan. This class is designed to increase endurance, range of motion, flexibility, balance, energy level, muscle strength and reduce stress. Registration is required. Dress comfortably. Attendance for all classes is encouraged for the maximum benefit.

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2:00pm

Level II Exercise: (FC)

Level II Exercise: Chair-Based, Mon, Sep-Oct 2014 (FC)

No class Oct 1. LEVEL I EXERCISE IS A PREREQUISITE. This seven-week series is tailored for those with treatment limitations such as neuropathy, balance and low energy issues. It will help to increase heart rate, range of motion and flexibility and to tone and strengthen muscles. May attend either or both Monday and Wednesday sessions, but PLEASE REGISTER SEPARATELY. Participants can move forwrad to LEVEL III mid-way through the series as recommended by the instructor, ACSM certified Cancer Exercise Trainer Susan Gilmore. For questions, contact Marsha Komandt, RN, 703-698-2530.

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3:00pm

Level III Exercis (FC)

Level III Exercise: Keeping Fit (Sept-Oct 2014) (FC)

(September 22-OCTOBER 27) PREQUISITE: LEVELS I & II EXERCISE. This six-week series offers a combination of standing and floor exercises to increase strength and flexibility, improve endurance and fatigue and enhance overall well being. Instructor Susan Gilmore, ACSM Certified Cancer Exercise Trainer.

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7:00pm

Stronger Body Afte (FO-3580)

Stronger Body After Cancer (FO-3580)

When cancer treatments finish, survivors often find themselves asking "How do I begin to get back to the gym or a regular exercise routine?". This exercise series is focused on helping survivors begin to gain confidence in building back a stronger body. Use of bands, medicine balls and other low impact and body weight exercises will be used. Appropriate for all athletic capabilities. Attend each clas for greatest benefit. Instructor: Jennifer Nagy, AFPA certified trainer. Please register via www.lifewithcancer.org or call 703-698-2526. Questions? Call 703-391-4180.

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7:00pm

Good Grief Group-F

Good Grief Group-FO-3580-CR

This eight-week series offers the opportunity to join with others who have experienced the loss of a loved one with cancer within the past two years to discuss and explore the grieving process, accepting and expressing emotions, dealing with children, family and friends, role and lifestyle changes and coping with special dates. Registration is required. For information contact Maureen Broderick, LCSW at 703-391-4180.

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7:00pm

Good Grief for Adu (FO 3580-CR)

Good Grief for Adults (FO-2014) (FO 3580-CR)

(Sept 16-Nov 4) This eight-week series offers the opportunity to join with others who have experienced the loss of a loved one with cancer within the past two years to discuss and explore the grieving process, accepting and expressing emotions, dealing with children, family and friends, role and lifestyle changes and coping with special dates. Registration is required. For information contact Maureen Broderick LCSW, 703.391.4180.

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11:00am

Therapeutic Gentle (44084 RP)

Therapeutic Gentle Yoga w/Pat (44084 RP)

This class blends gentle movement, breathing and deep relaxation to release stress, calm the nervous system, strengthen your body, increase stamina and flexibility while helping you detoxify. Restore your body and emotional balance and connect with your inner healing forces. Attendance at all 8 sessions is recommended for greatest benefit. Bring a blanket for comfort. Registration is required.

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FULL class. Please call 703-698-2526 to be put on a waiting list.
1:00pm

Level I Exercise: (FC)

Level I Exercise: Launching into Fitness (Sept-Oct 2014) (FC)

Those new to LWC's exercise program must attend this four-week introductory exercise series which will help to assess your fitness level. At least two classes are required after which you can progress to the Level II class. Please no new registrants after the second class. Registration is required and a waiver form (available online) must be completed before or upon arrival to class. Instructor, ACSM certified Cancer Exercise Trainer Susan Gilmore. For questions, contact Marsha Komandt, RN, OCN, 703-698-2530.

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5:30pm

Good Grief for Chi (FC)

Good Grief for Children (Sept -Nov 2014) (FC)

Through age-appropriate discussion, games and art children will be invited to share thoughts and feelings and work through the grief process. For more information and to register contact Jenny Eckert, LCSW, Children鈥檚 Program Manager at 703-698-2536 or jennifer.eckert@inova.org.

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5:30pm

Yoga for Breast Ca (FC)

Yoga for Breast Cancer Survivors (Sept 2014) (FC)

In this six-week series, paired with the education series directly following, Catherine Syron, RYT, will teach yoga poses for Breast Cancer patients/survivors. Wear comfortable, loose clothing. Registration is required by preceding Thursday. Bring completed waiver (available online) to first class. Physician approval is required if you have had surgery within six weeks.

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5:30pm

8th Annual Amethys (FC)

8th Annual Amethyst Jubilee (FC)

Women diagnosed with ovarian, cervical, and endometrial cancers are invited to join our annual celebration for women with gynecological Cancers. Guest Speaker Eric Cohen, RN, MS will speak on 鈥淚ntegrative Nutrition for Cancer Patients鈥. Music, gifts, food and fun! RSVP via lifewithcancer.org or call 703.698.2526.

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7:00pm

Tools for Couples (FC)

Tools for Couples (Sept-Oct 2014) (FC)

(Sept 16-Oct 7) Meet with other couples and learn tools for communicating, taking care of one another and managing stresses related to illness. Attendance is recommended at all four sessions. This session is scheduled for 4 Tuesdays: Facilitators: Micheline Toussaint, MSW, LCSW, RYT, and Drucilla Brethwaite, LCSW, OSW-C. For more information contact Drucilla at 703.698.2538 or drucilla.brethwaite@inova.org.

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7:15pm

Good Grief for Adu (FC)

Good Grief for Adults (FC,Sept-Nov 2014) (FC)

(Sept 16-Nov 4) This eight-week series offers the opportunity to join with others who have experienced the loss of a loved one with cancer within the past two years to discuss and explore the grieving process, accepting and expressing emotions, dealing with children, family and friends, role and lifestyle changes and coping with special dates. Registration is required. For information contact David McGinness, 703.698.2529.

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Location Key:


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

 AFC:
  Arlington Free Clinic, 2921 11th St S, Arlington, VA, 22204    Map It

 APS:
  Art Pottery Studio, 4810 Tabard Place, Annandale, VA, 22003    Map It

 CLIFTON:
  Historic Downtown Clifton, Clifton, VA

 CUMC-1:
  Christ United Methodist Church, Trailer 6, 8285 Glen Eagles Lane, Fairfax Station, VA, 22039    Map It

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

 FO 3580-CR:
  Inova Fair Oaks Radiation Oncology Center-Conference Room, 3580 Joseph Siewick Drive, Fairfax, VA, 22033    Map It

 FO-3580:
  Inova Fair Oaks Radiation Oncology Center, 3580 Joseph Siewick Drive, Fairfax, VA    Map It

 GSG:
  Green Spring Gardens, 4603 Green Spring Road, Alexandria, VA, 22312    Map It

 IAH-CCC:
  Inova Alexandria Hospital-Cancer Center Conference Room, 4320 Seminary Road, Alexandria, VA    Map It

 IAH-CCW:
  Inova Alexandria Hospital Cancer Center Waiting Room, 4320 Seminary Road, Alexandria, VA, 22304    Map It

 IFHC:
  Inova Fairfax Hospital for Children- Radiation Oncology Conference Rm., 3300 Gallows Road, Falls Church, VA, 22042    Map It

 IFOH-1:
  Inova Fair Oaks Hospital-Conference Room 1, 3600 Joseph Siewick Drive, Fairfax, VA    Map It

 ILH-R :
  Inova Loudoun Hospital-Radiation Oncology Center, 44035 Riverside Parkway, Ste. 100, Leesburg, VA, 20176    Map It

 ILPO-I:
  Inova Loudoun Physicians Offices I, 44055 Riverside Parkway, SUITE 210, Leesburg, VA, 20176    Map It

 IMVH-CC:
  Inova Mount Vernon Hospital-2nd Floor, Conf. Rm C., 2501 Parker's Lane, Alexandria, VA, 22306    Map It

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

 OaB:
  Osprey's at Belmont Bay, 401 Belmont Bay Drive, Woodbridge, VA, 22191    Map It

 PCC:
  Physicians Conference Center, 3300 Gallows Road, Falls Church, VA, 22042    Map It


** THIS MONTH'S ANNOUNCEMENTS **  Need Sleep?
Look for our next upcoming series. Individual sessions are also available. Contact Drucilla Brethwaite, MSW, LCSW, OSW-C, 703.698.2538 or drucilla.brethwaite@inova.org. Insomnia is identified as one of the primary concerns of patients with cancer and caregivers. Look for an upcoming class series or contact us for individual help. Learn evidence based tools for getting to sleep and getting back to sleep.

New Oncology Massage Participants - Please download and complete the following forms before your appointment:
聽聽- Massage Intake Form
聽聽- Massage Waiver and Release (English)聽聽聽聽 (en Espa帽ol)

New Level I - IV Exercise Participants - Please download and complete the following form before class:
聽聽- Levels I-IV Exercise Registration & Waiver Form

All Other New Exercise Participants (Yoga, Tai Chi, Qi Gong, Feldenkrais, etc.) - Please download & complete the following form before class:
聽聽- Gentle Exercise Waiver