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Total Classes found: 140
    November 2014      

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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

Fitness for Wellne (44084 RP)

Fitness for Wellness (Mon, Nov-Dec) (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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6:pmpm

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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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

Stronger Body Afte (FO 3580-D)

Stronger Body After Cancer (FO, Nov-Dec 2014) (FO 3580-D)

This exercise series can help survivors 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 class for greatest benefit. Instructor: Schatem Boyd. Please register.

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11:00am

Therapeutic Gentle (44084 RP)

Therapeutic Gentle Yoga w/ Pat (Nov-Dec 2014) (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 6 sessions is recommended for greatest benefit. Registration is required.

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1:00pm

Level I Exercise: (FC)

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

Class continues for those already registered. No new registrants at this time

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3:00pm

Memoirs & Life Sto (FC)

Writing Your Memoirs and Life Stories (Nov-Dec 2014) (FC)

This 4 week series (no class on 11/25) will give you an opportunity to capture some of your favorite memories in writing.. No writing experience is necessary and all writing levels are welcome. Attendance at all four sessions is expected. Please register. Facilitator: Lynn Magrum , MSN, CANP, AOCN.

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5:30pm

Good Grief for Chi (FC)

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

Series continues for those already registered. For more information contact Jenny Eckert, LCSW, Children鈥檚 Program Coordinator 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

Living with Breast (FC)

Living with Breast Cancer: Exercise (Oct-Nov 2014) (FC)

(October 7 - November 11) This six-week series is paired with the education series directly following this class. Participation is the whole series is recommended for full benefit. Catherine Syron, RYT, will teach yoga poses for Breast Cancer patients/survivors. Wear comfortable, loose clothing. Regisration is required by preceding Thursday. Bring completed waiver (available online) to first class. Physisscian approval is required if you have had surgery within six weeks. For questions, contact Marsha Komandt, RN, 703-698-2530.

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6:30pm

Living with Breast (FC)

Living with Breast Cancer: Education (Oct-Nov 2014) (FC)

(October 7 - November 11) This six-week series is paired with the exercise series directly preceding this class . You are encouraged to attend each session to learn about breast cancer development, radiation therapy, systemic therapy options, management of treatment side effects, cancer genetics, lympedema, intimacy issues and a survivorship care plan. For weekly seminar topics or for more information, call Marsha Komandt, RN, OCN at 703-698-2530. Registration required by the preceding Friday.

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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

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. All supplies will be provided. Facilitator: Carolyn Sam, M.Ed. Please register.

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7:00pm

Zumba! (FC)

Zumba! (FC)

Please register under "Zumba-Bilingual". Zumba 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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7:15pm

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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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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5:15pm

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 Coordinator at 703-698-2536 or jennifer.eckert@inova.org.

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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

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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7:00pm

Mind-Body Tech (FC)

Elements of Mind-Body: Exploring Techniques to Reduce Distress, Ease Pain and Promote Wellness (FC)

During this four-week series (Oct. 22 & 29 and Nov. 5 & 12) you will learn a variety of mind-body techniques including 1. Stress Response and Breathwork, 2. Eating and Movement, 3. Biofeedback and Guided Imagery, 4. Body Scan, Progressive Muscle Relaxation and Mandalas. Attend one or attend all but please register. Facilitators: Drucilla Brethwaite, LCSW,OSW-C and Micheline Toussaint, LCSW, RYT. For more information contact, Drucilla Brethwaite, MSW, LCSW, OSW-C, 703.698.2538 or drucilla.brethwaite@inova.org.

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7:00pm

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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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. Bring a blanket for comfort. Registration is required.

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12:00pm

Cooking for the He (FC)

Cooking for the Health of It:Eating Green Through the Holidays! (FC)

It's a tempting time of year approaching, which means it's important to maintain some of our healthy eating habits along the way. Join Certified Nutritionist, Vanessa Spiller for another fun, interactive cooking demonstration class. She'll share her tips on the top GREENS to eat throughout this holiday season, plus she'll make them taste good!

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1:00pm

Gentle Yoga with J (FC)

Gentle Yoga with Jenn Fay (Oct-Nov 2014 (FC)

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 full, preference given to new participants. Instructor: Certified Gentle Yoga instructor Jenn Fay, MA, RYT.

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2:00pm

Meditation with Je (FC)

Meditation with Jenn Fay (Oct-Nov 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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5:00pm

Curious About Canc (ILH-R )

Curious about Cancer (Oct 2-Nov 13) (ILH-R )

Learn about cqncer 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.

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6:30pm

Ceremony of Remem (FC)

Ceremony of Remembrance (FC)

For those who have lost a loved one to cancer, you are invited to attend a reception and Ceremony of Remembrance. Please bring a photograph or small memorabilia to share. For planning purposes, please call 703-698-2526 to register and to give the name of your loved on to be remembered. For questions, contact Marsha Komandt, RN, OCN at 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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10:30am

Fitness for Wellne (44084 RP)

Fitness for Wellness (Fridays, Nov-Dec 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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1:30pm

Mindfulness and Co (FO 3580-A)

Mindfulness and Core Strengthening (FO, Nov-Dec 2014) (FO 3580-A)

Incorporating elements of Yoga, Tai Chi and Pilates, potential benefits include improved strength, coordination, flexibility, better balance, reduced pain and stiffness, enhanced sleep and calmness. Registration for this series is required. Dress comfortably and bring a water bottle. Instructor: Jackie Le. Please register.

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8:30pm

Creando Caminos Nu (FC)

Creando Caminos Nuevos -Conferencia para Sobrevivientes Hispanos (FC)

Inova Life with C谩ncer, la Sociedad de Leucemia (LLS), y la American Society of Clinical Oncology te invitan a esta conferencia regional gratis para hispanos sobrevivientes de c谩ncer. Mejora tu calidad de vida inform谩ndote sobre necesidades m茅dicas, salud emocional y intimidad con expertos de nuestra comunidad Latina. Registraci贸n Mandataria llamando al 703-698-2520.

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10:30am

Fitness for Wellne (44084 RP)

Fitness for Wellness (Mon, Nov-Dec) (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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4:30pm

Reiki for Relaxati (FC)

Reiki for Relaxation - Fairfax 2014 (FC)

New information: Call 703-698-2526 to schedule your appointment and bring your own blanket! We will no longer provide blankets so if you prefer to have a blanket, please bring your own. 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)

New information: Call 703-698-2526 to schedule your appointment and bring your own blanket! We will no longer provide blankets so if you prefer to have a blanket, please bring your own. 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. If attending for the first time, please call 703.504.7921. Please register by preceding Friday via www,lifewithcancer.org. Facilitators: Saundra Weller, LCSW, OSW-C and Molly Kisiel, RN, BSN.

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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)

New information: Call 703-698-2526 to schedule your appointment and bring your own blanket! We will no longer provide blankets so if you prefer to have a blanket, please bring your own. 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-D)

Stronger Body After Cancer (FO, Nov-Dec 2014) (FO 3580-D)

This exercise series can help survivors 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 class for greatest benefit. Instructor: Schatem Boyd. Please register.

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7:30pm

Prostate Cancer Su (FC)

Prostate Cancer Support Group (Fairfax Nov 2014) (FC)

Renowned prostate cancer oncologist and survivor, Dr Charles "Snuffy" Myers will present an update on prostate cancer treatment.

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10:30am

Spirituality Quest (FC)

Spirituality Quest Group (Nov 2014) (FC)

Join us on the second Tuesdays of the month to explore our spiritual paths. In recognition of Veterans Day and the upcoming Thanksgiving holiday, the topic will be "Giving and Expressing Our Thanks". Please register by the preceding day. For information, contact facilitator Marsha Komandt, RN, OCN, 703-698-2530.

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11:00am

Therapeutic Gentle (44084 RP)

Therapeutic Gentle Yoga w/ Pat (Nov-Dec 2014) (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 6 sessions is recommended for greatest benefit. Registration is required.

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1:00pm

Level I Exercise: (FC)

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

Class continues for those already registered. No new registrants at this time

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3:00pm

Memoirs & Life Sto (FC)

Writing Your Memoirs and Life Stories (Nov-Dec 2014) (FC)

This 4 week series (no class on 11/25) will give you an opportunity to capture some of your favorite memories in writing.. No writing experience is necessary and all writing levels are welcome. Attendance at all four sessions is expected. Please register. Facilitator: Lynn Magrum , MSN, CANP, AOCN.

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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

Living with Breast (FC)

Living with Breast Cancer: Exercise (Oct-Nov 2014) (FC)

(October 7 - November 11) This six-week series is paired with the education series directly following this class. Participation is the whole series is recommended for full benefit. Catherine Syron, RYT, will teach yoga poses for Breast Cancer patients/survivors. Wear comfortable, loose clothing. Regisration is required by preceding Thursday. Bring completed waiver (available online) to first class. Physisscian approval is required if you have had surgery within six weeks. For questions, contact Marsha Komandt, RN, 703-698-2530.

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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. Please note new time! Facilitators: Vera Hirshman, RN, and Micheline Toussaint, LCSW.

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6:30pm

Handling the Holid (44084 RP)

Handling the Holidays after the Death of a Loved One-ILH (44084 RP)

If your family has been changed by the death of a loved one this year, you may be anticipating the holiday season with anxiety and sadness, feeling separate from the joy and celebration of others. Meet for mutual support and discussion on handling holiday traditions, tips on getting through the season, and an overview of the grief process. Please register by preceding Monday. Facilitated by Saundra Weller LCSW, OSW-C Please register by Nov 7.

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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. Facilitators: Shara Sosa, LCSW and Laura Harty, LCSW. If attending for the first time, please call 703.504.7921.

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6:30pm

Living with Breast (FC)

Living with Breast Cancer: Education (Oct-Nov 2014) (FC)

(October 7 - November 11) This six-week series is paired with the exercise series directly preceding this class . You are encouraged to attend each session to learn about breast cancer development, radiation therapy, systemic therapy options, management of treatment side effects, cancer genetics, lympedema, intimacy issues and a survivorship care plan. For weekly seminar topics or for more information, call Marsha Komandt, RN, OCN at 703-698-2530. Registration required by the preceding Friday.

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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)

Please register under "Zumba-Bilingual". Zumba 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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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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2:00pm

Level II Exercise: (FC)

Level II Exercise: Chair-Based Nov 12-Dec 10 (FC)

(Nov 12 - Dec 10, no class Nov 26) LEVEL I EXERCISE IS A PREQUISITE. This four week pre-holiday series is tailored to help increase your heart rate, range of motion and flexibility and to tone and strengthen your muscles. May attend EITHER or BOTH Monday and Wednesday sessions, 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 (Nov 12-Dec 10 (FC)

Nov 12 - Dec 10 - no class Nov 26) PREQUISITE: LEVELS I, II, III. This four-week pre-holiday series offers a sampling of more intensive exercise modalities including dance aerobics, interval, resistance and core training. Level III participants may register for the remainder of this series. Instructor: ACSM Certified Cancer Exercise Trainer Susan Gilmore.

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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

Mind-Body Tech (FC)

Elements of Mind-Body: Exploring Techniques to Reduce Distress, Ease Pain and Promote Wellness (FC)

During this four-week series (Oct. 22 & 29 and Nov. 5 & 12) you will learn a variety of mind-body techniques including 1. Stress Response and Breathwork, 2. Eating and Movement, 3. Biofeedback and Guided Imagery, 4. Body Scan, Progressive Muscle Relaxation and Mandalas. Attend one or attend all but please register. Facilitators: Drucilla Brethwaite, LCSW,OSW-C and Micheline Toussaint, LCSW, RYT. For more information contact, Drucilla Brethwaite, MSW, LCSW, OSW-C, 703.698.2538 or drucilla.brethwaite@inova.org.

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7:00pm

Dancing to Wellnes (FC)

Dancing to Wellness (FC)

Music and dance are therapeutic, provide great exercise and fun for singles and couples. Group members vote for the evening theme for dances ranging from waltz to blues, swing to salsa, Argentine tango to merengue. Dance technique customized person by person or couple. Marc Shepanek, dance teacher, performer and cancer survivor, makes it easy and fun. Please register by preceding Monday.

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7:00pm

How to Make Inform (FC)

How to Make Informed Choices about Standard Care and Clinical Trials (FC)

Topics covered: Steps to take to help you make treatment decisions; questions to ask about benefits and risks of standard treatments and treatments under study in clinical trials; how new blood cancer treatments are developed and approved; Myths vs. Facts about clinical trials; locating clinical trials that may be right for you. Presenter: Laura Otten, RN, BSN, OCN.

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11:00am

Therapeutic Gentle (44084 RP)

Therapeutic Gentle Yoga with Ladan (Nov-Dec 2014) (44084 RP)

(No class Nov 27)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. 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 (Oct-Nov 2014 (FC)

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 full, preference given to new participants. Instructor: Certified Gentle Yoga instructor Jenn Fay, MA, RYT.

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2:00pm

Meditation with Je (FC)

Meditation with Jenn Fay (Oct-Nov 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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5:00pm

Curious About Canc (ILH-R )

Curious about Cancer (Oct 2-Nov 13) (ILH-R )

Learn about cqncer 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.

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6:00pm

Shop for a Cause-

Shop for a Cause- Bloomingdales!

Join fellow Life with Cancer Supporters for a fun shopping night at Bloomingdales, Tysons Corner. Beat the holiday rush with special savings!
Enjoy nibbles and refreshments from these participating restaurants:
  • Bazin's On Church
  • Black Finn Ameripub
  • Cafe Deluxe
  • Cava Grill
  • Coyote Grille
  • Ford's Fish Shack
  • Glory Days Grill
  • JR's Picnics and Custom Catering
  • La Sandia
  • Main Event Caterers
  • Matchbox Pizza
  • Plaka Grill
  • Seasons 52
  • The Curious Grape
  • The Portofino Restaurant

  • Featuring beers from Old Bust Head Brewery


    Bloomingdale's, Tysons Corner - Shop for a Cause > Click here for more information or to register.

    Information video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wCa-LhRgZtc

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6:30pm

Women's Survivorsh (ILH-R )

Women's Survivorship Group (ILH-R )

For women who have completed treatment (surgery, chemotherapy & radiation) and are navigating new territory, please join us as we help you to define your new normal. Please register if attending for the first time. Questions? Call Saundra Weller, LCSW, OSW-C, 703-858-8466.

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6:30pm

Blood Cancers Grou (FC)

Blood Cancers Group (Nov 2014) (FC)

This group is for individuals with leukemia or lymphoma and their support people. Special Guest Speaker for November! Dipti Patel-Donnelly, MD will present on 鈥淢anaging Infections In Patients with Blood Cancers.鈥 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. Please register by preceding Tuesday. For more information contact, Drucilla at 703.698.2538 or drucilla.brethwaite@inova.org. NEW TIME!!! We will meet at 6:30 instead of 7:00.

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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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10:15am

Restorative Yoga w (FC)

Restorative Yoga with Judi Eskovitz, RYT(Oct-Dec 2014) (FC)

Restorative yoga uses bolsters, blocks, and blankets to support the body so you can easily melt into a pose. Gentle stretches, breath work and guided meditation are combined with restorative poses to deepen your practice. Please register separately for each class.

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10:30am

Fitness for Wellne (44084 RP)

Fitness for Wellness (Fridays, Nov-Dec 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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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: Gale Towery, RN, BSN, OCN and Suzanne Freeman, MSW. Questions? Registration encouraged.

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1:30pm

Mindfulness and Co (FO 3580-A)

Mindfulness and Core Strengthening (FO, Nov-Dec 2014) (FO 3580-A)

Incorporating elements of Yoga, Tai Chi and Pilates, potential benefits include improved strength, coordination, flexibility, better balance, reduced pain and stiffness, enhanced sleep and calmness. Registration for this series is required. Dress comfortably and bring a water bottle. Instructor: Jackie Le. Please register.

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9:00am

Carcinoid Cancer G (PCC)

Carcinoid Cancer Group (PCC)

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. THIRD Saturday in October and November. For more information email mitchmberger@msn.com.

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10:30am

Look Good Feel Bet (ILH-R )

Look Good....Feel Better ILH-R (ILH-R )

A professional cosmetologist will show you how to manage the cosmetic effects of cancer treatment. New participants will receive a personalized make-up kit. Co-sponsored with American Cancer Society. Please register.

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10:30am

Fitness for Wellne (44084 RP)

Fitness for Wellness (Mon, Nov-Dec) (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 (Nov 17- Dec 8, 2014) (FC)

No class Wednesday, Nov 26. LEVEL I EXERCISE IS A PREREQUISITE. This four week series will help to increase heart rate, range of motion, flexibility and tone and strengthen muscles. Attend EITHER or BOTH Monday and Wednesday sessions, but REGISTER SEPARATELY. Instructor: Susan Gilmore, ACSM Certified Cancer Exercise Trainer.

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3:00pm

Level III Exercise (FC)

Level III Exercise: Keeping Fit (Nov 17-Dec 8) (FC)

(Nov 7- Dec 8) PREQUISITE: LEVELS I & II EXERCISE. This four-week pre-holiday series offers a combination of standing and floor exercises to increase strength and flexibility, improve endurance and fatigue and enhance overall well being. Level II paricipants may may forward to this level, but will need to register. Instructor Susan Gilmore, ACSM Certified Cancer Exercise Trainer.

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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. If attending for the first time please register.

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7:00pm

Stronger Body Afte (FO 3580-D)

Stronger Body After Cancer (FO, Nov-Dec 2014) (FO 3580-D)

This exercise series can help survivors 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 class for greatest benefit. Instructor: Schatem Boyd. Please register.

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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 (Nov-Dec 2014) (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 6 sessions is recommended for greatest benefit. Registration is required.

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11:45am

Multiple Myeloma ( (FC)

Multiple Myeloma (Nov 2014) (FC)

Patients and families are invited to get together to discuss, learn, and share the challenges of living with multiple myeloma. This meeting will feature Kevin Brigle, PhD, ANP, Oncology Nurse Practitioner at VCU Massey Cancer Center who will provide an audio program on 鈥淢anaging Myeloma 鈥 A Journey for Success.鈥 Robin Tuohy, IMF, Senior Director Support Groups will also provide an update on IMF activities including the Black Swan initiative. Facilitators: Drucilla Brethwaite, LCSW and Susan Carlson, RN. Co-sponsored with Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. Light lunch, so please register.

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12:00pm

Fighting Cancer wi (FO 3580-001)

Fighting Cancer with A Fork-Fair Oaks (FO 3580-001)

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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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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1:00pm

Level I Exercise: (FC)

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

Class continues for those already registered. No new registrants at this time

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3:00pm

Memoirs & Life Sto (FC)

Writing Your Memoirs and Life Stories (Nov-Dec 2014) (FC)

This 4 week series (no class on 11/25) will give you an opportunity to capture some of your favorite memories in writing.. No writing experience is necessary and all writing levels are welcome. Attendance at all four sessions is expected. Please register. Facilitator: Lynn Magrum , MSN, CANP, AOCN.

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5:30pm

Yoga for Breast Ca (FC)

Yoga for Breast Cancer Survivors (Nov-Dec 2014) (FC)

In this five-week series, Registered Yoga Teacher and cancer survivor, Catherine Syron, will teach yoga poses for Breast Cancer patients/survivors. Wear comfortable, loose clothing. Registration is required by Friday, November 14. 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.

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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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6:30pm

Planning Ahead: A (FC)

Planning Ahead: A Guide to Living Fully to the End (FC)

This four-week series is for anyone, wherever you are on your cancer journey. Session I, November 18: Creating and Crafting Your Legacy. What brings meaning to your life? What is meant by an ethical will? LWC Oncology Therapists Drucilla Brethwaite, LCSW, OSW-C and Jenny Eckert, LCSW, OSW-C, RPT will guide you as you identify, implement & preserve the things you'd like to become part of your legacy.

Session II, November 25: Palliative and Hospice Care and Reviewing the Circle of Life. LWC Oncology Therapist Micheline Toussaint, LCSW, RYT will explain the differences and significance of palliative and hospice care. Oncology Nurse Navigator Marsha Komandt, RN, BSN OCN庐, will review the natural process of life from birth to death and the changes in body functions that occur.

Session III, December 2: Dr. Nicholas Robert will present 鈥淒eveloping a Road Map to Dealing with a Life Threatening Disease鈥 and an oncology nurse will present, 鈥淧lanning a Service of Remembrance and Thanksgiving鈥.

Session IV, December 9: Practical and Legal Issues: Legal and funeral home representatives will discuss the benefits of estate planning, the need for advance directives, a will or trust and the making of funeral arrangements and the costs involved, providing worksheets and templates to assist you.

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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)

Please register under "Zumba-Bilingual". Zumba 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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12:00am

Go Bowling with th

Go Bowling with the Washington Redskins and More!!

Go Bowling with the Washington Redskins Running Backs, inncluding 2 tickets to see them take on the Eagles on December 20th, 2014.

Bidding ends Monday, November 2014, 2:00pm
Current Bid: $2,500.
Estimated Value: $7,500.
Follow this link to post your bid: https://www.charitybuzz.com/catalog_items/681700

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11:00am

Annual Marketplace (FC)

4th Annual Marketplace at Life with Cancer Family Center (FC)

Do some holiday shopping and support Life with Cancer
Online shopping extends for 1week to 1 month after Nov. 19

Paperly
http://www.mypaperly.com/478/shop/catalog.aspx?eventId=E4232&from=DIRECTLINK
Click Shop, Choose Life with Cancer Shopping Day

Thirty-One Bags
http://www.mythirtyone.com/slbahr
Search for party - First name Life - Last Name With-Cancer
Choose Life with Cancer Party - Shop Now

Pampered Chef
http://www.pamperedchef.com/pws/breannadoyle/guest-landing/8890123893915
Click Shop Now

Stella & Dot
http://www.stelladot.com/ts/iea26

Tastefully Simple
http//www.tastefullysimple.com/web/hyoung
Search: Life (first name) With-Cancer (last name)

Silpada
http://sild.es/HFT
To place and order to benefit Life with Cancer, place your items in your shopping bag and upon logging in or creating your account, choose 鈥淰iew Hostess List鈥 and select 鈥淟ife with Cancer.鈥

Touchstone Crystal www.mytouchstonecrystal.com/betseybishop.聽 Click: 鈥淪hop Jewelry鈥 items to your cart. At checkout, it will ask if you want to attach your order to a host - type FAMILY CENTER as the host. Tupperware
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Under 'Would you like to attend this party?' complete your name & email and click 'NO'
Click on 'Shop at this Party Online!'

Origami Owl
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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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2:00pm

Level II Exercise: (FC)

Level II Exercise: Chair-Based Nov 12-Dec 10 (FC)

(Nov 12 - Dec 10, no class Nov 26) LEVEL I EXERCISE IS A PREQUISITE. This four week pre-holiday series is tailored to help increase your heart rate, range of motion and flexibility and to tone and strengthen your muscles. May attend EITHER or BOTH Monday and Wednesday sessions, 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 (Nov 12-Dec 10 (FC)

Nov 12 - Dec 10 - no class Nov 26) PREQUISITE: LEVELS I, II, III. This four-week pre-holiday series offers a sampling of more intensive exercise modalities including dance aerobics, interval, resistance and core training. Level III participants may register for the remainder of this series. Instructor: ACSM Certified Cancer Exercise Trainer Susan Gilmore.

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5:00pm

Ask the Expert (FO 3580-CR)

Ask the Expert: Lymphedema (FO 3580-CR)

Lymphedema has a number of myths attached to it. Studies have shown that there are some things you can do to avoid, manage and control it. Kathy Webster, RPT will offer new information and will answer your questions. Please call 703-698-2526 to register or www.lifewithcancer.org

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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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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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5:30pm

GYN Cancers Group (FC)

GYN Cancers Group (FC)

Women diagnosed with ovarian, cervical, and endometrial cancers are invited to drop in on this monthly group to share experiences and learn from one another Facilitators: Micheline Toussaint, LCSW, RYT and Marcy Osterhaus, RN MS OCN. Note: Nov. and Dec. meetings are on the 3rd Wed. instead of the 4th Wed due to holidays.

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5:30pm

GYN Group, FO (FO 3580-CR)

GYN Support Group-Fair Oaks 2014 (FO 3580-CR)

This is a new support group to meet the needs of women diagnosed with or who have had treatment for a gynecological cancers (ovarian, cervical, endometrial, vaginal and vulvar cancer). The group will provide a supportive environment to meet other women, gather information and learn how to best navigate survivorship. Facilitated by Maureen Broderick, LCSW and Molly Kisiel, RN, BSN OCN.

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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 (Oct-Nov 2014 (FC)

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 full, preference given to new participants. Instructor: Certified Gentle Yoga instructor Jenn Fay, MA, RYT.

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2:00pm

Laughter Yoga (FC)

Laughter Yoga (FC)

Practiced while sitting in a chair, Laughter yoga is a combination of intentional, playful laughs and deep breathing exercises that provide the benefits of improved oxygen levels, lung capacity and reduced stress. Facilitator: Jenn Fay, MA, RYT. Please register.

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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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6:00pm

Shine a Light on L (FC)

5th Annual Shine a Light on Lung Cancer (FC)

Please join us for our 5th annual Shine a Light on Lung Cancer event cosponsored by Inova Life with Cancer and the Lung Cancer Alliance. Come hear from physicians and patients about the latest information in the lung cancer community. It will be a night filled with hope and education. Dinner provided.

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6:45pm

Reiki for Relaxati (ILH-R )

Reiki for Relaxation-Loudoun 2014 (ILH-R )

For those touched by cancer (patients, family, & friends). Rebalance and recharge your body's energy systems while you relax to live "healing harp"music. Class size is limited and registration is required. Please register.

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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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7:30pm

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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10:15am

Restorative Yoga w (FC)

Restorative Yoga with Judi Eskovitz, RYT(Oct-Dec 2014) (FC)

Restorative yoga uses bolsters, blocks, and blankets to support the body so you can easily melt into a pose. Gentle stretches, breath work and guided meditation are combined with restorative poses to deepen your practice. Please register separately for each class.

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10:30am

Fitness for Wellne (44084 RP)

Fitness for Wellness (Fridays, Nov-Dec 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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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. All supplies will be provided. Facilitator: Carolyn Sam, M.Ed. Please register.

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1:30pm

Mindfulness and Co (FO 3580-A)

Mindfulness and Core Strengthening (FO, Nov-Dec 2014) (FO 3580-A)

Incorporating elements of Yoga, Tai Chi and Pilates, potential benefits include improved strength, coordination, flexibility, better balance, reduced pain and stiffness, enhanced sleep and calmness. Registration for this series is required. Dress comfortably and bring a water bottle. Instructor: Jackie Le. Please register.

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2:00pm

Grieving Families

Grieving Families: A family Fun Festival

Moon Bounce, Video Game Truck, Art Therapy Station, Games and Prizes, Face Painting, and more!! Sponsored by Hope for Grieving Families, DC. Get together with other families who have lost a parent/spouse or child/sibling. For more information contact hopeforfamiliesdc@gmail.com.

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

Fitness for Wellne (44084 RP)

Fitness for Wellness (Mon, Nov-Dec) (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 (Nov 17- Dec 8, 2014) (FC)

No class Wednesday, Nov 26. LEVEL I EXERCISE IS A PREREQUISITE. This four week series will help to increase heart rate, range of motion, flexibility and tone and strengthen muscles. Attend EITHER or BOTH Monday and Wednesday sessions, but REGISTER SEPARATELY. Instructor: Susan Gilmore, ACSM Certified Cancer Exercise Trainer.

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

3:00pm

Level III Exercise (FC)

Level III Exercise: Keeping Fit (Nov 17-Dec 8) (FC)

(Nov 7- Dec 8) PREQUISITE: LEVELS I & II EXERCISE. This four-week pre-holiday series offers a combination of standing and floor exercises to increase strength and flexibility, improve endurance and fatigue and enhance overall well being. Level II paricipants may may forward to this level, but will need to register. Instructor Susan Gilmore, ACSM Certified Cancer Exercise Trainer.

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

5:00pm

Breast Cancer Supp (ILH-R )

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

For women newly diagnosed, making decisions about treatment, those in treatment and those finished with treatment. Registration is requested if attending for the first time. Note: Date changed due to Christmas Holiday.

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5:00pm

ILH Breast Cancer (ILH-R )

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

For women newly diagnosed, making decisions about treatment, those in treatment and those finished with treatment. Registration is requested 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

ILH Advanced Breas (ILH-R )

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

For those who have had a recurrence or have metastatic breast cancer. Please register if attending for the first time.

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7:00pm

Stronger Body Afte (FO 3580-D)

Stronger Body After Cancer (FO, Nov-Dec 2014) (FO 3580-D)

This exercise series can help survivors 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 class for greatest benefit. Instructor: Schatem Boyd. Please register.

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

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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. Facilitators: Shara Sosa, LCSW and Laura Harty, LCSW. If attending for the first time, please call 703.504.7921.

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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 attend these monthly meetings 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, MSW. Please register.

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FULL class. Please call 703-698-2526 to be put on a waiting list.
5:30pm

Yoga for Breast Ca (FC)

Yoga for Breast Cancer Survivors (Nov-Dec 2014) (FC)

In this five-week series, Registered Yoga Teacher and cancer survivor, Catherine Syron, will teach yoga poses for Breast Cancer patients/survivors. Wear comfortable, loose clothing. Registration is required by Friday, November 14. Bring completed waiver (available online) to first class. Physician approval is required if you have had surgery within six weeks.

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

6:30pm

Planning Ahead: A (FC)

Planning Ahead: A Guide to Living Fully to the End (FC)

This four-week series is for anyone, wherever you are on your cancer journey. Session I, November 18: Creating and Crafting Your Legacy. What brings meaning to your life? What is meant by an ethical will? LWC Oncology Therapists Drucilla Brethwaite, LCSW, OSW-C and Jenny Eckert, LCSW, OSW-C, RPT will guide you as you identify, implement & preserve the things you'd like to become part of your legacy.

Session II, November 25: Palliative and Hospice Care and Reviewing the Circle of Life. LWC Oncology Therapist Micheline Toussaint, LCSW, RYT will explain the differences and significance of palliative and hospice care. Oncology Nurse Navigator Marsha Komandt, RN, BSN OCN庐, will review the natural process of life from birth to death and the changes in body functions that occur.

Session III, December 2: Dr. Nicholas Robert will present 鈥淒eveloping a Road Map to Dealing with a Life Threatening Disease鈥 and an oncology nurse will present, 鈥淧lanning a Service of Remembrance and Thanksgiving鈥.

Session IV, December 9: Practical and Legal Issues: Legal and funeral home representatives will discuss the benefits of estate planning, the need for advance directives, a will or trust and the making of funeral arrangements and the costs involved, providing worksheets and templates to assist you.

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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

Zumba! (FC)

Zumba! (FC)

Please register under "Zumba-Bilingual". Zumba 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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Thanksgiving 27 
8:00am

Turkey Trot!! (VA RUN)

26th Annual Virginia Run Thanksgiving Day Turkey Trot 5K Run/2K Walk (VA RUN)

Register online NOW! Prices go up September 2

Get a healthy start to Thanksgiving Day by signing up you, your family and friends today. All proceeds benefit Life with Cancer

5K Entry Fees:
- $25 now - Sept 1
- $30 Sept 2 - Nov 2
- $35 Nov 3 - Nov 26

2K Walk Entry Fees:
- Age 12 and Under: $10 now - Nov 2; $15 Nov 3 - Nov 27
- Age 65 and Over: $10 - Nov 2; $20 Nov 3 - Nov 27
- Adult (Age 13-64): $15 - Nov 2 ; $20 Nov 3 - Nov 27

2K field is unlimited and race day registration will be available. All registrants will receive custom designed short-sleeved T- shirts, post-race refreshments, and random prizes. Click here for more information.

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Location Key:


 44084 RP:
  44084 RP, 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

 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 3580-001:
  Inova Fair Oaks Radiation Oncology Center, 3580 Joseph Siewick Drive, Fairfax, VA    Map It

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

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

 FO 3580-D:
  Inova Fair Oaks Radiation Oncology Center- Conference Room D, 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

 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

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

 VA RUN:
  Virginia Run Community Center, 15355 Wetherburn Court, Centreville, VA, 20120    Map It


** THIS MONTH'S ANNOUNCEMENTS **  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