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    July 2014      

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12:00pm

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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5:30pm

Yoga for Breast Ca (FC)

Yoga for Breast Cancer Survivors (Jun-Jul 2014) (FC)

Yoga instructor, Catherine Syron, RYT is specifically trained to work with breast cancer survivors. In this class you will learn yoga to help you reduce stress, regain mobility and strength. Register by preceding day for each class you plan to attend.

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6:00pm

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 fusión de ritmos latinos y pasos fáciles de seguir. Nuestro objetivo es simple: Queremos que hagas ejercicio, y que lo disfrutes. Incorpora rutinas de ritmos rápidos y lentos con ejercicios de resistencia, con esta combinación que tonifica el cuerpo, y sistema cardiovascular. Agregando un poco de sabor Latino y entusiasmo en esta mezcla ayudan a levantar el ánimo, y bienestar en general. Para más información, 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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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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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’s joys and sorrows. Facilitator: Shara Sosa, LCSW. Prior screening is required; please call 703.698.2522.

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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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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.

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

 
10:30am

Spirituality Quest (FC)

Spirituality Quest-July (FC)

Join us monthly on the second Tuesday as we explore our spiritual paths. Come bring a dish to share for our annual Summer Potluck Brunch and to share a spiritual movie you have seen within the past year. Please register by the preceding Monday. Facilitator Marsha Komandt, RN, OCN, 703-698-2530.

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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 (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

Survivorship Care (44084 RP)

Survivorship Care Planning (44084 RP)

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. If you are just beginning cancer treatment, nearing the end of treatment or if you have already completed treatment, this presentation will give a detailed explanation of Inova Life with Cancer’s Survivorship Care Plan and how to complete your own. Join us for this interactive discussion. Facilitated by Saundra Weller, MSW, LCSW, OSW-C.

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7:30pm

Prostate Cancer Gr (FC)

Prostate Cancer Group (Fairfax, July 2014) (FC)

This group meets monthly on the second Tuesday. Topic for July: Urinary Incontinence and Treatment by BJ Czarapata.

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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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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

Breast Cancer Support Group, Fair Oaks

This is a support and education group for women diagnosed with an early stage breast cancer within the past three years. The group will provide a supportive environment to meet other women, gather information and learn how to best navigate survivorship. Facilitated by oncology nurse navigator, Gale Towery, RN, BSN, OCN and social worker Shereena Rodney. Register online at www.lifewithcancer.org, or call 703-698-2526.

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6:30pm

Latinos Unidos (AFC)

Latinos Unidos (AFC)

Aprenderás técnicas y ejercicios para favorecer tu auto-sanación y crecimiento personal, manejar mejor el estrés y los efectos del tratamiento y mejorar tu calidad de vida. Todo esto en un ambiente de confianza, positivismo y amistad. Para más información, llamar a David McGinness al 703.698.2529.

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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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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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11:00am

Grupo de Tejido y (ILPO-I)

Grupo de Tejido y Crochet (ILPO-I)

Tejedores y tejedores de ganchillo (crochet) de todos los niveles de experiencia, desde los que est√°n reci√©n empezando hasta los m√°s expertos, est√°n bienvenidos para trabajar juntos en un ambiente relajado. Traiga su propio proyecto o encuentre un nuevo proyecto. Los materiales para los que reci√©n estar√°n empezando ser√°n prove√≠dos. La instructora, Mary Jane Escobar, tiene la experiencia y el entusiasmo para ense√Īar su destreza. Favor de registrarse.

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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 (July-Aug 2014) (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 (July-Aug 2014) (FC)

Join in a relaxing exploration of the power and benefits of meditation, facilitated by Jenn Fay, MA, RYT. Each weekly session begins with breathwork and a relaxation technique that leads into a guided meditation. Please register by preceding day.

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7:00pm

Blood Cancers Grou (FC)

Blood Cancers Group 2014 (FC)

Individuals with leukemia or lymphoma and their support people are welcom to join us in July for an open discussion forum. 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.

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 11 
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’s joys and sorrows. Facilitator: Shara Sosa, LCSW. Prior screening is required; please call 703.698.2522.

CLASS Details...>>


10:15am

Restorative Yoga ( (FC)

Restorative Yoga (July-Aug 2014) (FC)

This practice is designed to balance the nervous system and release tension from the body and mind. We'll use 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 poses to deepen your practice. This class is appropriate for everyone but has limited space available; come to one or all sessions, but please register separately for each class. Instructor: Judi Eskovitz, RYT.

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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. Please call 703.391.4673 for more information. 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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1:30pm

Mindfulness and Co

Mindfulness and Core Strengthening, July 2014

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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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 by previous Friday. Art therapists: Jean McCaw, MA, ATR-BC and Sarah Huffman, MA.

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1:00pm

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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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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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. Co-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.

CLASS Details...>>


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.

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

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00:00pm

Estate Planning (FC)

Estate Planning Service for Friends of Life with Cancer (FC)

Meet individually with a skilled estate planning attorney to complete an estate plan or review an existing plan- starting with one's values and dreams. The Inova Health System Foundation is providing this service at no cost. There will not be any solicitation for a gift. There are no products to sell. Conversations are confidential. You'll walk away with a written plan that addresses all of your needs. To make an appointment, contact Linda Robertson, 703.289.2097 or Linda.Robertson@inova.org.

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11:45am

Multiple Myeloma ( (FC)

Multiple Myeloma, Susan Gilmore, MS ACSM (FC)

In this monthly meeting patients and families get together to discuss, learn, and share the challenges of living with multiple myeloma. Special guest speaker Susan Gilmore, MS ACSMCertified Cancer Exercise Trainer will speak on ‚ÄĚStrategies to Enhance Physical Fitness for the Patient with Multiple Myeloma.‚ÄĚ Facilitators: Drucilla Brethwaite, LCSW and Susan Carlson, RN. Co-sponsored with Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. Light lunch; so please register via www.lifewithcancer.org.!

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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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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

Zumba - Bilingual (FC)

Zumba - Bilingual (FC)

Zumba es una fusión de ritmos latinos y pasos fáciles de seguir. Nuestro objetivo es simple: Queremos que hagas ejercicio, y que lo disfrutes. Incorpora rutinas de ritmos rápidos y lentos con ejercicios de resistencia, con esta combinación que tonifica el cuerpo, y sistema cardiovascular. Agregando un poco de sabor Latino y entusiasmo en esta mezcla ayudan a levantar el ánimo, y bienestar en general. Para más información, 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.

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5:00pm

Ask the Expert: Ge (IFOH-2)

Ask the Expert: Understanding Hereditary Cancer and Your Genetic Risks! (IFOH-2)

Sarah Ruppert, MS, is a board-certified genetic counselor with 10 years of experience in clinical genetics with a focus on hereditary cancer susceptibility. She will provide an overview of the importance of family history and how genetic testing can be used to predict cancer risks and guide decision-making about cancer screening and prevention. Please join us for this interactive and informative discussion. Please register via www.lifewithcancer.org or call 703-698-2526.

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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. Facilitators: Corinne Cook, LCSW, OSW-C and Marsha Komandt, RN, BSN, OCN¬ģ. Questions? Call facilitators at 703.776.2813 or 703.698.2530.

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6:30pm

Colorectal Cancer (FC)

Colorectal Cancer Group: Let's Re-Group! (FC)

Please attend this summertime group meeting to help chart a course for our upcoming quarterly meetings. As facilitators who are new to this group, Catherine Intartaglia, MSW and Lynn Magrum, MSN, C-ANP, would like to hear from you. What speakers would you like to hear from? What topics would you like presented? What would help make this a group you would not want to miss? Light refreshments, please register. If you are unable to attend, but have some thoughts you'd like to share, please contact catherine.intartaglia@inova.org

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11:00am

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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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 by previous Friday. 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√≥n y crecimiento personal. No se necesita experiencia art√≠stica ‚Äď 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√©bora Haynes al 703-698-2539.

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1:00pm

Gentle Yoga with J (FC)

Gentle Yoga with Jenn Fay (July-Aug 2014) (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.

CLASS Details...>>

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

2:00pm

Meditation with Je (FC)

Meditation with Jenn Fay (July-Aug 2014) (FC)

Join in a relaxing exploration of the power and benefits of meditation, facilitated by Jenn Fay, MA, RYT. Each weekly session begins with breathwork and a relaxation technique that leads into a guided meditation. Please register by preceding day.

CLASS Details...>>


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.

CLASS Details...>>


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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’s joys and sorrows. Facilitator: Shara Sosa, LCSW. Prior screening is required; please call 703.698.2522.

CLASS Details...>>


10:15am

Restorative Yoga ( (FC)

Restorative Yoga (July-Aug 2014) (FC)

This practice is designed to balance the nervous system and release tension from the body and mind. We'll use 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 poses to deepen your practice. This class is appropriate for everyone but has limited space available; come to one or all sessions, but please register separately for each class. Instructor: Judi Eskovitz, RYT.

CLASS Details...>>


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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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.

CLASS Details...>>

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

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10:00am

Kid and Sib Day (FC)

Kid and Sib Day- (FC)

Children ages 5-12 with cancer, and their brothers and sisters, ages 5-12, are invited to share the day with other children, play games, do arts and crafts and just have fun. Kids with cancer and their siblings will do activities separately as well as together. Please cal Jenny Eckert, LCSW at 703-698-2536 to register or email jennifer.eckert@inova.org for more information.

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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.

CLASS Details...>>


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.

CLASS Details...>>

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

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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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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, Jul-Aug 2014 (FC)

This four-week series is for anyone who is new to LWC's exercise program. The series will help to assess your fitness level after which you can progress to the Level II class. Registration is required, however, NO NEW REGISTRATIONS AFTER THE SECOND CLASS. Please complete a registration and waiver form (available online) before attending class. Instructor: ACSM Certified Cancer Exercise Trainer, Susan Gilmore.

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

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: Maureen Broderick, LCSW and Shara Sosa, LCSW.

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12:30pm

Making Sense of Yo (FC)

Making Sense of Your Story (FC)

Class continues for those already registered. Dates for remaining classes are: Sep 24, Oct 22, Nov 19 and Dec 17.

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2:00pm

Level II Exercise: (FC)

Level II Exercise: Chair-Based, Wed, Jul-Aug 2014 (FC)

(July 23-August 27) LEVEL I EXERCISE IS A PREREQUISITE. This five-week series 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 MUST 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 IV Exercise: (FC)

Level IV Exercise: Fitness Fusion (Jul-Aug 2014) (FC)

(Jul 23-Aug 27)) PREREQUISITE: LEVELS I, II, III. this six-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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Part of a series--automatically signs you up for all dates in series.

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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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.

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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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11:30am

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 (July-Aug 2014) (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 (July-Aug 2014) (FC)

Join in a relaxing exploration of the power and benefits of meditation, facilitated by Jenn Fay, MA, RYT. Each weekly session begins with breathwork and a relaxation technique that leads into a guided meditation. Please register by preceding day.

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6:30pm

Breast Cancer Upda (FC)

Breast Cancer Update: ASCO Conference (July 2014) (FC)

Neelima Denduluri, MD, presents the latest breast cancer research findings from the recent American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) conference. Family and friends welcomed. Enjoy light refreshments provided by Genomic Health, Inc. Register by the preceding Tuesday.

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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’s 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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7:30pm

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’s joys and sorrows. Facilitator: Shara Sosa, LCSW. Prior screening is required; please call 703.698.2522.

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10:15am

Restorative Yoga ( (FC)

Restorative Yoga (July-Aug 2014) (FC)

This practice is designed to balance the nervous system and release tension from the body and mind. We'll use 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 poses to deepen your practice. This class is appropriate for everyone but has limited space available; come to one or all sessions, but please register separately for each class. Instructor: Judi Eskovitz, RYT.

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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. Please call 703.391.4673 for more information. Registration encouraged.

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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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8:15am

"I'm Cured .." (FC)

9th Annual "I'm Cured...Now What? Conference for Teen and Young Adult Survivors of Childhood Cancer" (FC)

This conference is for teens, 17+ and young adult survivors diagnosed before the age of 18, and their parents. The theme for this year's event is "Finding Health and Hope After Treatment." Keynote Speaker is Dr. Karim Sadak, Director of Survivorship, University of Minnesota. This all day conference focuses on long term effects and how to stay healthy, with speakers and break-outs on nutrition, psychological impact and positive growth, mindfulness strategies, resources for college, insurance, dancing for fun and stress relief, and Qi Gong. Eighteen $1000 college scholarships will be awarded at the event for those who apply in advance and attend. Cost is free. Breakfast, lunch and a "Smoothie Workshop" will be provided.

For more information or to register, contact Constance Connor, LCSW at 703-531-1515, constance.connor@inova.org. Click here for the registration form.

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2:00pm

Level II Exercise: (FC)

Level II Exercise: Chair-Based, Mon, Jul-Aug 2014 (FC)

LEVEL I EXERCISE IS A PREREQUISITE. This five-week series will help to help increase heart rate, range of motion and flexibility and to tone and strengthen 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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Part of a series--automatically signs you up for all dates in series.

FULL class. Please call 703-776-2820 to be put on a waiting list.
3:00pm

Level III Exercise (FC)

Level III Exercise: Keeping Fit (Jul-Aug 2014) (FC)

July 28-August 25) PREREQUISITE: LEVELS I & II EXERCISE. This five-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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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. Please register via www.lifewithcancer.org.

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5:30pm

Inside Life with C (FC)

Inside Life with Cancer (FC)

This meeting is for Oncology Nurses Only.

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6:30pm

Latinas Unidas (FC)

Latinas Unidas (FC)

Grupo de apoyo y crecimiento personal para mujeres con diagn√≥stico de c√°ncer. Recibe los beneficios de poder compartir y aprender junto a otras compa√Īeras con experiencias y necesidades similares. Para mas informaci√≥n, llamar a D√©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 )

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.

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

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10:00am

Curious About Canc (44084 RP)

Curious About Cancer Day, July 29, 2014 (44084 RP)

Children ages 5-12 who have a parent with cancer are invited to share the day with other children, learn about cancer, share similar feelings, play games, do arts and crafts and just have fun. For more information contact Jenny Eckert, LCSW, Children’s Program Manager at 703-698-2536 or jennifer.eckert@inova.org.

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FULL class. Please call 703-776-2820 to be put on a waiting list.
1:00pm

Level I Exercise: (FC)

Level I Exercise: Launching into Fitness, Jul-Aug 2014 (FC)

This four-week series is for anyone who is new to LWC's exercise program. The series will help to assess your fitness level after which you can progress to the Level II class. Registration is required, however, NO NEW REGISTRATIONS AFTER THE SECOND CLASS. Please complete a registration and waiver form (available online) before attending class. Instructor: ACSM Certified Cancer Exercise Trainer, Susan Gilmore.

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

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2:00pm

Level II Exercise: (FC)

Level II Exercise: Chair-Based, Wed, Jul-Aug 2014 (FC)

(July 23-August 27) LEVEL I EXERCISE IS A PREREQUISITE. This five-week series 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 MUST REGISTER SEPARATELY. Instructor: Susan Gilmore, ACSM Certified Cancer Exercise Trainer.

CLASS Details...>>

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

3:00pm

Level IV Exercise: (FC)

Level IV Exercise: Fitness Fusion (Jul-Aug 2014) (FC)

(Jul 23-Aug 27)) PREREQUISITE: LEVELS I, II, III. this six-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.

CLASS Details...>>

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

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FULL class. Please call 703-776-2820 to be put on a waiting list.
1:00pm

Gentle Yoga with J (FC)

Gentle Yoga with Jenn Fay (July-Aug 2014) (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 (July-Aug 2014) (FC)

Join in a relaxing exploration of the power and benefits of meditation, facilitated by Jenn Fay, MA, RYT. Each weekly session begins with breathwork and a relaxation technique that leads into a guided meditation. Please register by preceding day.

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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

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

 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

 IFOH-2:
  Inova Fair Oaks Hospital-Conference Room 2, 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

 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


** THIS MONTH'S ANNOUNCEMENTS **  Need Sleep?
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.

Elements of Mind-Body: Exploring Techniques to Reduce Distress, Ease Pain and Promote Wellness
Look for this upcoming four-week series to learn about 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. 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.

New Oncology Massage Participants - Please download and complete the following forms before your appointment:
  - Massage Intake Form
¬†¬†- Massage Waiver and Release (English)¬†¬†¬†¬† (en Espa√Īol)

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

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