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    February 2016      

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10:00am

Yoga Nidra, Jan-Fe (FO-LWC)

Yoga Nidra, Jan - Feb 2016 (FO-LWC)

This class is a blend of gentle and restorative Yoga stretches, breathing techniques, meditation and deep relaxation. The practices will help calm the nervous system, release and alleviate physical and emotional stress and anxiety restoring balance and calm connecting us with our inner healing forces. Yoga Nidra is a deep relaxation technique that can bring about deep healing, mental clarity, reduced levels of stress, and peace of mind. Class is open to all levels. Please bring a yoga mat, pillow and blanket.

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10:30am

Level I Ex: Monday (44084 RP)

Level I Exercise: Fitness for Wellness, Monday 01-03-2016 (44084 RP)

For those who are new to fitness this class will help you to improve strength, flexibility and stamina and is appropriate for those with neuropathy, balance and low energy issues. Register for either or both classes. If attending for the first time in 2016, bring a signed Participation Waiver (available online to first class. Registration is required. Instructor: Nancy Ryan MA Ed., ACE.

If attending for the first time in 2016, bring a signed waiver to first class.

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2016 Physical Activity Waiver



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12:00pm

Level II Ex:Mon (44084 RP)

Fitness for Wellness: Level II (44084 RP)

This series is for people who have taken level I and have been recommended to progress to Level II. We'll use a combination of standing and floor exercises to improve strength and endurance. Register for either or both classes. If attending for the first time in 2016, bring a signed Participation Waiver (available online) to first class. Registration Required Instructor: Jenny Townsend ACE.

If attending for the first time in 2016, bring a signed waiver to first class.

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2016 Physical Activity Waiver



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2:00pm

Level II Exercise: (FC)

Level II Exercise: Chair-Based Exercise, Mon 01-2016 (FC)

LEVEL I EXERCISE IS A PREREQUISITE. This class will help to increase heart rate, range of motion, flexibility and tone and strengthen muscles. Attend EITHER or BOTH Monday and Wednesdays sessions, but REGISTER SEPARATELY. Instructor: Susan Gilmore, MS, ACSM Certified Cancer Exercise Trainer.

If attending for the first time in 2016, bring a signed waiver to first class.

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2016 Physical Activity Waiver



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3:00pm

Level III Exercise (FC)

Level III Exercise: Keeping Fit, 01-2016 (FC)

PREREQUISITE: LEVELS I & II EXERCISE. A combination of standing and floor exercises. Instructor Susan Gilmore, MS - ACSM Certified Cancer Exercise Trainer.

If attending for the first time in 2016, bring a signed waiver to first class.

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2016 Physical Activity Waiver



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6:00pm

Look Good...Feel B (IAH-CCC)

Look Good...Feel Better, Alexandria (IAH-CCC)

A professional cosmetologist will teach women how to manage appearance-related side effects chemotherapy and radiation. Registration required. Co-sponsored with American Cancer Society, National Cosmetology Association and Personal Care Products Council. Register is required. Register online.

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7:00pm

Gentle Yoga, Eveni (44084 RP)

Gentle Yoga, Evening, Loudoun (44084 RP)

This class blends gentle movement, breathing and relaxation to increase stamina and flexibility while bringing a sense of calm. Learn movements that stretch, strengthen and relax muscles. Feel the benefits on every level of mind, body and spirit. Bring a blanket. Registration required.

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9:30am

Functional Movemen (FO-LWC)

Functional Movement, Fair Oaks, 02-03 2016 (FO-LWC)

Functional Movement is the process the body uses to accomplish everyday tasks. Using medicine balls, dumbbells, stability balls, and BOSUs, you will challenge your movement system, increase your functional capacity, and improve your activities of daily living. Instructor: Dan Mileska, MS, PES, CES.

If attending for the first time in 2016, bring a signed waiver to first class.

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2016 Physical Activity Waiver



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11:00am

Gentle Yoga, Loudo (44084 RP)

Gentle Yoga, Loudoun Jan-Mar 2016 (44084 RP)

This class blends gentle movement, breathing and relaxation to increase stamina and flexibility while bringing a sense of calm. Learn movements that stretch, strengthen and relax muscles. Feel the benefits on every level of mind, body and spirit. Bring a blanket. Registration required.

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1:00pm

Level I Exercise: (FC)

Level I Exercise: Launching into Fitness, 2016 (FC)

This is a required series for those interested in enrolling in a Level II-IV Exercise Class at the family center. It will help to assess your fitness level, improve strength, flexibility and stamina. A note from your doctor is necessary if you've had surgery within the last 6 weeks. NO NEW REGISTRANTS AFTER FEB 2, 2016. Instructor Susan Gilmore, MS -ACSM Certified Cancer Exercise Trainer.

If attending for the first time in 2016, bring a signed waiver to first class.

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2016 Physical Activity Waiver



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3:00pm

Compassion Cultiva (FC)

Compassion Cultivation Class (FC)

Class continues for those already registered.

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7:00pm

Zumba - Bilingual (FC)

Zumba - Biling√ľe/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 el 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 703-698-2526. Si está asistiendo por primera vez en 2016, favor de firmar un permiso antes de empezar la primera clase.

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2016 Physical Activity Waiver



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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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10:30am

Level I Ex: Wed (44084 RP)

Fitness for Wellness Level I Exercise: 01-03, 2016 (44084 RP)

For those who are new to fitness this class will help you to improve strength, flexibility and stamina and is appropriate for those with neuropathy, balance and low energy issues. Register for either or both classes. If attending for the first time in 2016, bring a signed Participation Waiver (available online to first class. Registration is required. Instructor: Nancy Ryan MA Ed., ACE.

If attending for the first time in 2016, bring a signed waiver to first class.

Click here for waiver
2016 Physical Activity Waiver



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12:00pm

Level II Exercise: (44084 RP)

Fitness for Wellness: Level II, 01-2016 (44084 RP)

This series is for people who have taken level I and have been recommended to progress to Level II. We'll use a combination of standing and floor exercises to improve strength and endurance. Register for either or both classes. If attending for the first time in 2016, bring a signed Participation Waiver (available online) to first class. Registration Required Instructor: Jenny Townsend ACE.

If attending for the first time in 2016, bring a signed waiver to first class.

Click here for waiver
2016 Physical Activity Waiver



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2:00pm

Level II Exercise: (FC)

Level II Exercise: Chair-Based Exercise, Wed, 01-2016 (FC)

LEVEL I EXERCISE IS A PREREQUISITE. This class will help to increase heart rate, range of motion, flexibility and tone and strengthen muscles. Attend EITHER or BOTH Monday and Wednesdays sessions, but REGISTER SEPARATELY. Instructor: Susan Gilmore, MS, ACSM Certified Cancer Exercise Trainer.

If attending for the first time in 2016, bring a signed waiver to first class.

Click here for waiver
2016 Physical Activity Waiver



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3:00pm

Meditation and Gui (FC)

Meditation and Guided Imagery, Wednesday (FC)

Join us for a relaxing exploration of the power and benefits of meditation, a practice that can reduce stress and offer healing. Each weekly session begins with breath-work and a relaxation technique that leads into a guided meditation. Come to one or come to all sessions, but please register by preceding day. 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, 01-2016 (FC)

PREREQUISITE: LEVELS I, II, III. This class offers a sampling of more intensive exercise modalities including dance aerobics, interval, resistance and core training. Instructor: Susan Gilmore, MS - ACSM Certified Cancer Exercise Trainer.

If attending for the first time in 2016, bring a signed waiver to first class.

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2016 Physical Activity Waiver



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3:00pm

Core Strengthening (FO-LWC)

Core Strengthening-Fair Oaks-01-02, 2016 (FO-LWC)

Build core strength and stability by focusing on the abdominal, back, pelvis, and hip muscles. Exercises will help with posture, daily functional activities, and overall strength and balance. Bring a yoga mat.

If attending for the first time in 2016, bring a signed waiver to first class.

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2016 Physical Activity Waiver



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5:00pm

Peripheral Neuropa (FO-LWC)

Understanding Peripheral Neuropathy (FO-LWC)

Numbness, sensitivities, and tingling are some of the symptoms one feels with peripheral neuropathy - a side effect of some cancers and several chemotherapeutic agents. Occupational Therapist, Sharon Gaskin, MS, ORT/LT will describe what it is, how it occurs, and approaches you can take to minimize and manage these neurological side effects.

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5:30pm

Breast Ca, Falls C (IFMC)

Breast Cancer Group at Falls Church (IFMC)

AFor women with stage 0-3 breast cancer who are no more than 2 years out of active treatment. Meet with others to gather information and learn how to best navigate survivorship. Register online at www.lifewithcancer.org or call 703.698.2526. newly diagnosed, making decisions about treatment and currently in treatment. Please register.

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5:30pm

Curious About Canc (FC)

Curious about Cancer, Feb 2016 (FC)

This group is for children 5-12 who have a loved one with cancer. Through age appropriate discussion, art therapy and meaningful activities children will learn ways to manage the emotions, challenges and many changes that often occur when someone in the family has cancer. To register and for more information contact Jean McCaw MA, ATR-BC, LCPAT Child & Adolescent Program Coordinator at 703-698-2537 or jean.mccaw@inova.org.

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6:30pm

Lung Cancer Group (FC)

Lung Cancer Group (FC)

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

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7:00pm

Stronger Body Afte (FO-LWC)

Stronger Body After Cancer-Fair Oaks (FO-LWC)

This class will help you build a stronger body with the use of bands, medicine balls, light weights, and low impact body weight exercises. This class will help build muscle, teach you the proper way to exercise, and can be modified for all physical strengths and limitations.

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10:30am

Drumming for Well- (FC)

Drumming for Well-Being Series, Fairfax, 2016 (FC)

Therapeutic drumming can promote wellness and self-expression. It can boost the immune system, induce relaxation, reduce stress and increase focus and a sense of well-being. Participation in all classes in this four-week series is suggested. No experience necessary and all instruments are provided. Group facilitated by Jennifer Brothers, Oncology Therapist Intern. Please register 24 hours before the class.

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10:30am

Feldenkrais, Fair (FO-LWC)

Feldenkrais, Fair Oaks (FO-LWC)

This is a gentle and precisely focused exercise method. Participants report increased mobility, improved flexibility, coordination and balance, and a decrease in pain throughout their body. Potential benefits include reduced stress and anxiety as you experience new and unusual sequences of movements that will help you gain not only a deeper sense of yourself but a richer connection between your brain and your body. Bring a yoga mat.

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11:00am

Mindfulness: Carin (44084 RP)

Mindfulness: Caring for the Mind and Body, Loudoun 01-03, 2016 (44084 RP)

Blending meditation, breath work and deep relaxation, the practice of mindfulness can boost the immune system, increase positive emotions, reduce negative emotions and stress, and improve memory and attention skills. Please bring a blanket.

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12:00pm

Breast Cancer Surg (ILH-PER)

Breast Cancer Surgery Preparation at Inova Loudoun Hospital (ILH-PER)

If you are scheduled for a mastectomy or lumpectomy with reconstruction at Inova Loudoun Hospital, this educational class will help you prepare for surgery. You will receive an overview of what to expect from our oncology nurse navigator, physical and occupational therapists and oncology social worker. Registration is required; no exceptions. Family member may attend. Contact Christine Stone RN, MSN, OCN at 703-858-8867 or christine.stone@inova.org

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12:30pm

Healthy Cooking wi (FC)

Healthy Cooking with Anu, April 2016 (FC)

Learn about whole grains and how to incorporate them into healthy and delicious meals. Also learn tips for portion control.

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3:00pm

Gentle Yoga, Fair (FO-LWC)

Gentle Yoga, Fair Oaks (FO-LWC)

This class blends gentle movement, breathing and relaxation to increase stamina and flexibility while bringing a sense of calm. Learn movements that stretch, strengthen and relax muscles. Feel the benefits on every level of mind, body and spirit. Bring a yoga mat. THis class is for those currently in treatment or out of treatment within 2 years. Registration required.

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5:30pm

Yoga for Breast Ca (FC)

Yoga for Breast Cancer, Jan-Feb 2016 (FC)

Breast Cancer patients/survivors are invited to learn yoga poses designed especially for you!. Wear comfortable clothing and bring a blanket and water bottle. Registration is required. Physician approval required if you have had surgery within six weeks. If attending for the first time in 2016, please bring a signed Participation Waiver (available online) to first class. Instructor: Catherine Syron, RYT.

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6:30pm

Melanoma Quarterl (FC)

Melanoma Quarterly Meeting (FC)

This group meets quarterly and is sponsored by the Ashley Fister Cole Foundation with light refreshements provided. For discussion and preparation for our May symposium, come to share "What are Your Informational Needs as a Melanoma Survivor?" Facilitator: Marsha Komandt, RN, OCN.

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00:00pm

Coalesce: An Advan (FC)

Coalesce: An Advanced Breast Cancer Group, 2016 (FC)

Meet weekly with women of all ages to share life's joys and sorrows. Prior screening is required as this is a closed group; please call facilitator, Shara Sosa, 703.698.2522.

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10:30am

Zumba, ILH, Jan-Ma (44084 RP)

Zumba Gold, ILH, Jan-Mar 2016 (44084 RP)

Have fun and exercise at the same time. Zumba Gold focuses on all elements of fitness, cardiovascular, muscular conditioning and flexibility at a gentler pace but still maintains the enthusiasm of the music. Registration required. Facilitator: Vivian Monroe.

If attending for the first time in 2015, bring a signed waiver to first class.

If attending for the first time in 2016, bring a signed waiver to first class.

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2016 Physical Activity Waiver



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12:00pm

Functional Movemen (44084 RP)

Functional Movement, ILH, 01-03, 2016 (44084 RP)

Functional Movement is the process the body uses to accomplish everyday tasks. Using medicine balls, dumbbells and stability balls you will challenge your movement system, increase your functional capacity. Instructor: Jenny Townsend ACE.

If attending for the first time in 2016, bring a signed waiver to first class.

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2016 Physical Activity Waiver



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2:00pm

Change Your Age (FC)

Change Your Age at Fairfax (FC)

This series uses slow, fluid body movements to enhance wellness, longevity and internal peace. Students will learn simple steps and then build upon them to perform more complex movements. Wear comfortable clothing and closed-toed shoes. Registration required. If attending for the first time in 2016, bring a signed ‚ÄúPhysical Activity Waiver‚ÄĚ (available online) to first class.

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10:00am

Yoga Nidra, Jan-Fe (FO-LWC)

Yoga Nidra, Jan - Feb 2016 (FO-LWC)

This class is a blend of gentle and restorative Yoga stretches, breathing techniques, meditation and deep relaxation. The practices will help calm the nervous system, release and alleviate physical and emotional stress and anxiety restoring balance and calm connecting us with our inner healing forces. Yoga Nidra is a deep relaxation technique that can bring about deep healing, mental clarity, reduced levels of stress, and peace of mind. Class is open to all levels. Please bring a yoga mat, pillow and blanket.

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10:30am

Level I Ex: Monday (44084 RP)

Level I Exercise: Fitness for Wellness, Monday 01-03-2016 (44084 RP)

For those who are new to fitness this class will help you to improve strength, flexibility and stamina and is appropriate for those with neuropathy, balance and low energy issues. Register for either or both classes. If attending for the first time in 2016, bring a signed Participation Waiver (available online to first class. Registration is required. Instructor: Nancy Ryan MA Ed., ACE.

If attending for the first time in 2016, bring a signed waiver to first class.

Click here for waiver
2016 Physical Activity Waiver



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12:00pm

Level II Ex:Mon (44084 RP)

Fitness for Wellness: Level II (44084 RP)

This series is for people who have taken level I and have been recommended to progress to Level II. We'll use a combination of standing and floor exercises to improve strength and endurance. Register for either or both classes. If attending for the first time in 2016, bring a signed Participation Waiver (available online) to first class. Registration Required Instructor: Jenny Townsend ACE.

If attending for the first time in 2016, bring a signed waiver to first class.

Click here for waiver
2016 Physical Activity Waiver



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2:00pm

Level II Exercise: (FC)

Level II Exercise: Chair-Based Exercise, Mon 01-2016 (FC)

LEVEL I EXERCISE IS A PREREQUISITE. This class will help to increase heart rate, range of motion, flexibility and tone and strengthen muscles. Attend EITHER or BOTH Monday and Wednesdays sessions, but REGISTER SEPARATELY. Instructor: Susan Gilmore, MS, ACSM Certified Cancer Exercise Trainer.

If attending for the first time in 2016, bring a signed waiver to first class.

Click here for waiver
2016 Physical Activity Waiver



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3:00pm

Level III Exercise (FC)

Level III Exercise: Keeping Fit, 01-2016 (FC)

PREREQUISITE: LEVELS I & II EXERCISE. A combination of standing and floor exercises. Instructor Susan Gilmore, MS - ACSM Certified Cancer Exercise Trainer.

If attending for the first time in 2016, bring a signed waiver to first class.

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2016 Physical Activity Waiver



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4:30pm

Reiki for Relaxati (FC)

Reiki for Relaxation - Fairfax (FC)

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 and bring a blanket. Schedule your appointment online on the first business day of the month at 9:15am. If you need to cancel your appointment, please call ASAP, or by the morning of your appointment, 703-698-2526. Reiki at Life with Cancer: What you should know Life with Cancer is fortunate to host an active and no cost Reiki program or individuals with cancer and their loved ones. The program is made possible through the work of practitioners who volunteer their time. Most of them arrive after a long day at work, and some come from a distance. In the interest of maintaining this programs and offering Reiki to as many people as possible, we ask that you follow the following guidelines for participation:   1. To make an appointment, register online at www.lifewithcancer.org. Appointments open on the FIRST BUSINESS DAY of each month, at 9:15 am. 2. Schedule only one appointment per month. You may ask to be placed on a waiting list for a second appointment. We will call you if an opening arises 3. If you are unable to keep your appointment call ASAP, or by the morning of your appointment, so that someone else may take your place 4. If you miss two appointments without prior notice we may suspend further appointments for a three month period. We understand things happen from time to time and will certainly consider extenuating circumstances Thank you for helping us to maintain a successful Reiki program

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5:30pm

Reiki for Relaxati (FC)

Reiki for Relaxation - Fairfax (FC)

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 and bring a blanket. Schedule your appointment online on the first business day of the month at 9:15am. If you need to cancel your appointment, please call ASAP, or by the morning of your appointment, 703-698-2526. Reiki at Life with Cancer: What you should know Life with Cancer is fortunate to host an active and no cost Reiki program or individuals with cancer and their loved ones. The program is made possible through the work of practitioners who volunteer their time. Most of them arrive after a long day at work, and some come from a distance. In the interest of maintaining this programs and offering Reiki to as many people as possible, we ask that you follow the following guidelines for participation:   1. To make an appointment, register online at www.lifewithcancer.org. Appointments open on the FIRST BUSINESS DAY of each month, at 9:15 am. 2. Schedule only one appointment per month. You may ask to be placed on a waiting list for a second appointment. We will call you if an opening arises 3. If you are unable to keep your appointment call ASAP, or by the morning of your appointment, so that someone else may take your place 4. If you miss two appointments without prior notice we may suspend further appointments for a three month period. We understand things happen from time to time and will certainly consider extenuating circumstances Thank you for helping us to maintain a successful Reiki program

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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. Facilitators:Elise Schneider, MSW, LCSW and Rebecca Babb, MSN, RN, CPNO-AP.

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7:00pm

Reiki for Relaxati (FC)

Reiki for Relaxation - Fairfax (FC)

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 and bring a blanket. Schedule your appointment online on the first business day of the month at 9:15am. If you need to cancel your appointment, please call ASAP, or by the morning of your appointment, 703-698-2526. Reiki at Life with Cancer: What you should know Life with Cancer is fortunate to host an active and no cost Reiki program or individuals with cancer and their loved ones. The program is made possible through the work of practitioners who volunteer their time. Most of them arrive after a long day at work, and some come from a distance. In the interest of maintaining this programs and offering Reiki to as many people as possible, we ask that you follow the following guidelines for participation:   1. To make an appointment, register online at www.lifewithcancer.org. Appointments open on the FIRST BUSINESS DAY of each month, at 9:15 am. 2. Schedule only one appointment per month. You may ask to be placed on a waiting list for a second appointment. We will call you if an opening arises 3. If you are unable to keep your appointment call ASAP, or by the morning of your appointment, so that someone else may take your place 4. If you miss two appointments without prior notice we may suspend further appointments for a three month period. We understand things happen from time to time and will certainly consider extenuating circumstances Thank you for helping us to maintain a successful Reiki program

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7:00pm

Gentle Yoga, Eveni (44084 RP)

Gentle Yoga, Evening, Loudoun (44084 RP)

This class blends gentle movement, breathing and relaxation to increase stamina and flexibility while bringing a sense of calm. Learn movements that stretch, strengthen and relax muscles. Feel the benefits on every level of mind, body and spirit. Bring a blanket. Registration required.

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9:30am

Functional Movemen (FO-LWC)

Functional Movement, Fair Oaks, 02-03 2016 (FO-LWC)

Functional Movement is the process the body uses to accomplish everyday tasks. Using medicine balls, dumbbells, stability balls, and BOSUs, you will challenge your movement system, increase your functional capacity, and improve your activities of daily living. Instructor: Dan Mileska, MS, PES, CES.

If attending for the first time in 2016, bring a signed waiver to first class.

Click here for waiver
2016 Physical Activity Waiver



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10:30am

Spirituality Quest (FC)

Spirituality Quest, Feb 2016 (FC)

Join us on the second Tuesdays of the month to explore our spiritual paths. Using the new coloring concept for adults as a meditative device, come join us for doodling and/or coloring our thoughts of love for self and others during this Valentine‚Äôs month with cancer survivor Helen Albanese in ‚ÄúMeditating in Color‚ÄĚ. Caregivers are welcomed. Facilitator Marsha Komandt, RN, OCN.

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11:00am

Gentle Yoga, Loudo (44084 RP)

Gentle Yoga, Loudoun Jan-Mar 2016 (44084 RP)

This class blends gentle movement, breathing and relaxation to increase stamina and flexibility while bringing a sense of calm. Learn movements that stretch, strengthen and relax muscles. Feel the benefits on every level of mind, body and spirit. Bring a blanket. Registration required.

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1:00pm

Level I Exercise: (FC)

Level I Exercise: Launching into Fitness, 2016 (FC)

This is a required series for those interested in enrolling in a Level II-IV Exercise Class at the family center. It will help to assess your fitness level, improve strength, flexibility and stamina. A note from your doctor is necessary if you've had surgery within the last 6 weeks. NO NEW REGISTRANTS AFTER FEB 2, 2016. Instructor Susan Gilmore, MS -ACSM Certified Cancer Exercise Trainer.

If attending for the first time in 2016, bring a signed waiver to first class.

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2016 Physical Activity Waiver



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1:30pm

Zentangle (44084 RP)

Zentangle (44084 RP)

This class will focus our hearts and words of inspiration for Valentine's Day. You will create a small beautiful and unique project using simple, repetitive strokes and go home with the supplies and basic knowledge needed to continue the adventure on your own. No prior experience is needed, just a willingness to explore a new dimension of yourself.  Please note, while we may identify some alternative materials and applications, the focus of our series is on Zentangle as a therapeutic tool for meditation, stress relief, increased focus, and pain management. The workshop will be given by Roberta Hughes, certified Zentangle teacher. 

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3:00pm

Compassion Cultiva (FC)

Compassion Cultivation Class (FC)

Class continues for those already registered.

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6:00pm

Prostate Cancer Su (LCSC)

Us Too Prostate Cancer Support Group, LCSC, Mar 2016 (LCSC)

Please join the Loudoun Chapter Us Too Prostate Cancer Education & Support Group which meets monthly. This is an opportunity to share your experiences and learn from one another. Guest speaker is Dr. Paul Steinberg, author of A Salamander's Tale: My Story of Regeneration-Surviving 30 Years with Prostate Cancer. Facilitator: Roberta Quirk, MSW. For questions call 703-858-8857 for further information.

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6:00pm

Brain Tumor Group, (FC)

Brain Tumor Group, Fairfax, 2016 (FC)

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

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6:30pm

Young Women with B (IAH-CCW)

Young Women with Breast Cancer, Alexandria 2016 (IAH-CCW)

A group for women in their 20s, 30s and 40s with stages 0-3 breast cancer who are no more than 2 years out of active treatment. Meet with others to gather information and learn how to best navigate survivorship. If attending for the first time call, 703.698.2522.

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7:00pm

Zumba - Bilingual (FC)

Zumba - Biling√ľe/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 el 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 703-698-2526. Si está asistiendo por primera vez en 2016, favor de firmar un permiso antes de empezar la primera clase.

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7:30pm

Us Too, Prostate C (FC)

Us Too, Prostate Cancer Group, Fairfax Chapter, 02-2016 (FC)

Join us for a group Panel discussion on Active Surveillance.

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10:30am

Level I Ex: Wed (44084 RP)

Fitness for Wellness Level I Exercise: 01-03, 2016 (44084 RP)

For those who are new to fitness this class will help you to improve strength, flexibility and stamina and is appropriate for those with neuropathy, balance and low energy issues. Register for either or both classes. If attending for the first time in 2016, bring a signed Participation Waiver (available online to first class. Registration is required. Instructor: Nancy Ryan MA Ed., ACE.

If attending for the first time in 2016, bring a signed waiver to first class.

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12:00pm

Level II Exercise: (44084 RP)

Fitness for Wellness: Level II, 01-2016 (44084 RP)

This series is for people who have taken level I and have been recommended to progress to Level II. We'll use a combination of standing and floor exercises to improve strength and endurance. Register for either or both classes. If attending for the first time in 2016, bring a signed Participation Waiver (available online) to first class. Registration Required Instructor: Jenny Townsend ACE.

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12:30pm

Breast Surgery Pre (FO-LWC)

Breast Surgery Preparation Class at Fair Oaks (FO-LWC)

A nurse navigator will explain what you need to know before, during and after mastectomy surgery: node biopsy, managing drains and discomfort, bathing, moving comfortably, prostheses, undergarments, and more. Family members/friends welcomed. Please register. (family members do not need to register).

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1:00pm

Fighting Cancer wi (IAH-CCW)

Fighting Cancer with a Fork-IAH (IAH-CCW)

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.

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2:00pm

Level II Exercise: (FC)

Level II Exercise: Chair-Based Exercise, Wed, 01-2016 (FC)

LEVEL I EXERCISE IS A PREREQUISITE. This class will help to increase heart rate, range of motion, flexibility and tone and strengthen muscles. Attend EITHER or BOTH Monday and Wednesdays sessions, but REGISTER SEPARATELY. Instructor: Susan Gilmore, MS, ACSM Certified Cancer Exercise Trainer.

If attending for the first time in 2016, bring a signed waiver to first class.

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3:00pm

Level IV Exercise: (FC)

Level IV Exercise: Fitness Fusion, 01-2016 (FC)

PREREQUISITE: LEVELS I, II, III. This class offers a sampling of more intensive exercise modalities including dance aerobics, interval, resistance and core training. Instructor: Susan Gilmore, MS - ACSM Certified Cancer Exercise Trainer.

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3:00pm

Core Strengthening (FO-LWC)

Core Strengthening-Fair Oaks-01-02, 2016 (FO-LWC)

Build core strength and stability by focusing on the abdominal, back, pelvis, and hip muscles. Exercises will help with posture, daily functional activities, and overall strength and balance. Bring a yoga mat.

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5:30pm

Head and Neck Canc (IFMC)

Head and Neck Cancers Group (IFMC)

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 Ca, Fair Ok (FO-Rad Onc)

Breast Cancer Group at Fair Oaks (FO-Rad Onc)

For women with stage 0-3 breast cancer who are no more than 2 years out of active treatment. Meet with others to gather information and learn how to best navigate survivorship. Register online at www.lifewithcancer.org or call 703.698.2526. newly diagnosed, making decisions about treatment and currently in treatment. Please register. Facilitators: Maureen Broderick, LCSW and Gale Towery, RN, BSN, OCN, CBCN.

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5:30pm

Curious About Canc (FC)

Curious about Cancer, Feb 2016 (FC)

This group is for children 5-12 who have a loved one with cancer. Through age appropriate discussion, art therapy and meaningful activities children will learn ways to manage the emotions, challenges and many changes that often occur when someone in the family has cancer. To register and for more information contact Jean McCaw MA, ATR-BC, LCPAT Child & Adolescent Program Coordinator at 703-698-2537 or jean.mccaw@inova.org.

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5:30pm

Caregiver Connecti (FO-LWC)

Caregiver Connection at Fair Oaks (FO-LWC)

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 Monday. Facilitator: Karen Archer, MSW.

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6:00pm

Healing Touch, Lou (44084 RP)

Healing Touch, Loudoun (44084 RP)

Healing Touch practitioners employ the hands, placed just above the body or with actual light touch, to influence the human energy system, specifically the energy field that surrounds the body, and the energy centers that control the flow from the energy field to the physical body. This non-invasive technique can clear, energize, and balance the human and environmental energy fields, thus affecting physical, mental, emotional and spiritual health. Dress comfortably and bring a sheet, blanket and pillow. Space is limited; registration is required. For questions contact Saundra.Weller@inova.org or call 703-858-8466.

Life with Cancer is fortunate to host active and no cost Healing Touch program for individuals with cancer and their loved ones. The program is made possible through the work of practitioners who volunteer their time. In the interest of maintaining this program and offering Healing Touch to as many people as possible, we ask that you follow the following guidelines for participation:

  1. To make an appointment, register online at www.lifewithcancer.org. Appointments open on the FIRST BUSINESS DAY of each month at 9:15 am.

2. Schedule only one appointment per month. You may ask to be placed on a waiting list for a second appointment. We will call you if an opening arises

3. If you are unable to keep your appointment call ASAP, or by the morning of your appointment, so that someone else may take your place

4. If you miss two appointments without prior notice we may suspend further appointments for a three month period. We understand things happen from time to time and will certainly consider extenuating circumstances

Thank you for helping us to maintain a successful Healing Touch program

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6:00pm

Breast Ca, Mt Vern (IMVH-CC)

Breast Cancer Group at Inova Mount Vernon (IMVH-CC)

For women with stage 0-3 breast cancer who are no more than 2 years out of active treatment. Meet with others to gather information and learn how to best navigate survivorship. Register online at www.lifewithcancer.org or call 703.698.2526. newly diagnosed, making decisions about treatment and currently in treatment. Please register. Facilitator: Oncology Nurse Navigator, Michele Reddick, RN, BSN and Molly Boehm, MSW.

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7:00pm

Stronger Body Afte (FO-LWC)

Stronger Body After Cancer-Fair Oaks (FO-LWC)

This class will help you build a stronger body with the use of bands, medicine balls, light weights, and low impact body weight exercises. This class will help build muscle, teach you the proper way to exercise, and can be modified for all physical strengths and limitations.

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7:00pm

Valentine Dance Cl (FC)

Dancing to Wellness 02-2016 (FC)

We are preparing for Valentine's day social dance class. Vote for the dance you would like when you sign up for class. Romantic Waltz (Regular or Viennese), Elegant Foxtrot, Passionate Tango (Ballroom or Argentine), Playful Swing, or Sizzling Salsa. Dance partners welcome but not required. Bring a significant other, a son or daughter, friend. Or just come and learn to dance and practice with other wonderful people from LWC! And please let us know if you would like us to extend this from one session to a series of 3 sessions in the dance of your choice.

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10:30am

Drumming for Well- (FC)

Drumming for Well-Being Series, Fairfax, 2016 (FC)

Therapeutic drumming can promote wellness and self-expression. It can boost the immune system, induce relaxation, reduce stress and increase focus and a sense of well-being. Participation in all classes in this four-week series is suggested. No experience necessary and all instruments are provided. Group facilitated by Jennifer Brothers, Oncology Therapist Intern. Please register 24 hours before the class.

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10:30am

Feldenkrais, Fair (FO-LWC)

Feldenkrais, Fair Oaks (FO-LWC)

This is a gentle and precisely focused exercise method. Participants report increased mobility, improved flexibility, coordination and balance, and a decrease in pain throughout their body. Potential benefits include reduced stress and anxiety as you experience new and unusual sequences of movements that will help you gain not only a deeper sense of yourself but a richer connection between your brain and your body. Bring a yoga mat.

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11:00am

Mindfulness: Carin (44084 RP)

Mindfulness: Caring for the Mind and Body, Loudoun 01-03, 2016 (44084 RP)

Blending meditation, breath work and deep relaxation, the practice of mindfulness can boost the immune system, increase positive emotions, reduce negative emotions and stress, and improve memory and attention skills. Please bring a blanket.

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11:30am

Orientation to Lif (FC)

Orientation to Life with Cancer (FC)

Take a tour and learn about our many programs, classes, groups and services for children and adults. Please register by preceding day. Can't make a scheduled orientation? Just call Life with Cancer Connect 703.206-LIFE (5433) and arrange a personal tour.

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2:30pm

Writing Your Life (FC)

Writing Your Life Stories 2016 (FC)

Monthly meeting for those who completed previous 4 week series, giving you the opportunity to remember and capture some of your favorite memories in writing. Facilitator: Lynn Magrum, MSN, CANP, AOCN. Please register, ASAP.

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3:00pm

Gentle Yoga, Fair (FO-LWC)

Gentle Yoga, Fair Oaks (FO-LWC)

This class blends gentle movement, breathing and relaxation to increase stamina and flexibility while bringing a sense of calm. Learn movements that stretch, strengthen and relax muscles. Feel the benefits on every level of mind, body and spirit. Bring a yoga mat. THis class is for those currently in treatment or out of treatment within 2 years. Registration required.

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5:30pm

Yoga for Breast Ca (FC)

Yoga for Breast Cancer, Jan-Feb 2016 (FC)

Breast Cancer patients/survivors are invited to learn yoga poses designed especially for you!. Wear comfortable clothing and bring a blanket and water bottle. Registration is required. Physician approval required if you have had surgery within six weeks. If attending for the first time in 2016, please bring a signed Participation Waiver (available online) to first class. Instructor: Catherine Syron, RYT.

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6:30pm

Women's Survivorsh (ILH-R)

Women's Survivorship Group (ILH-R)

Many women who have completed treatment find it difficult to resume life as they knew it prior to cancer. Through discussion, problem solving, art and other modalities, this group will help you gain insight and balance to your life after cancer. Facilitator: Saundra Weller, LCSW, OSW-C.

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7:00pm

Irritable? (FC)

Ask the Expert: Feeling Irritable? (FC)

Join us for an evening to understand and explore strategies to manage anger. Facilitator: Drucilla Brethwaite, LCSW, OSW-c

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7:15pm

Barre Tone (FC)

Barre Tone (FC)

THERE WILL BE NO CLASS ON FEBRUARY 17. Jazz up your routine and experience the latest trend in full body workout. Barre Tone is ideal for those who want to sculpt, strengthen, and increase flexibility, while enjoying the infusion of dance, aerobics with the benefits of the ballet barre at its core. Leave with renewed energy, a calmer spirit, and a new passion for life.

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00:00pm

Coalesce: An Advan (FC)

Coalesce: An Advanced Breast Cancer Group, 2016 (FC)

Meet weekly with women of all ages to share life's joys and sorrows. Prior screening is required as this is a closed group; please call facilitator, Shara Sosa, 703.698.2522.

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10:30am

Zumba, ILH, Jan-Ma (44084 RP)

Zumba Gold, ILH, Jan-Mar 2016 (44084 RP)

Have fun and exercise at the same time. Zumba Gold focuses on all elements of fitness, cardiovascular, muscular conditioning and flexibility at a gentler pace but still maintains the enthusiasm of the music. Registration required. Facilitator: Vivian Monroe.

If attending for the first time in 2015, bring a signed waiver to first class.

If attending for the first time in 2016, bring a signed waiver to first class.

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12:00pm

Advanced Disease (IFOH-1)

Living with Advanced Disease, Fair Oaks (IFOH-1)

Join us as we explore ways to learn to live with advanced cancer and the many questions and life decisions that come along with an advanced cancer diagnosis. Feel free to bring your lunch and join others who can support you on this road. Please call 703.391.3758 for more information. Registration encouraged.

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12:00pm

Functional Movemen (44084 RP)

Functional Movement, ILH, 01-03, 2016 (44084 RP)

Functional Movement is the process the body uses to accomplish everyday tasks. Using medicine balls, dumbbells and stability balls you will challenge your movement system, increase your functional capacity. Instructor: Jenny Townsend ACE.

If attending for the first time in 2016, bring a signed waiver to first class.

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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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10:00am

Cutaneous Lymphoma (FC)

Cutaneous Lymphoma Support Group (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. To register go to http://www.surveygizmo.com/s3/1318969/DC-Patient-Networking-Event-RSVP.

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FULL class. Please call 703-698-2526 to be put on a waiting list.
10:00am

Yoga Nidra, Jan-Fe (FO-LWC)

Yoga Nidra, Jan - Feb 2016 (FO-LWC)

This class is a blend of gentle and restorative Yoga stretches, breathing techniques, meditation and deep relaxation. The practices will help calm the nervous system, release and alleviate physical and emotional stress and anxiety restoring balance and calm connecting us with our inner healing forces. Yoga Nidra is a deep relaxation technique that can bring about deep healing, mental clarity, reduced levels of stress, and peace of mind. Class is open to all levels. Please bring a yoga mat, pillow and blanket.

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10:00am

Kid and Sib Day, F (FC)

Kid and Sib Day, Feb 2016 (FC)

Children ages 5-12 with cancer and their brothers and sisters, ages 5-12 are invited for a day of Art therapy, movement, and more. Lunch will be provided. For more information or to register contact Jean McCaw, ATR-BC, LCPAT, 703-698-2537 or jean.mccaw@inova. org.

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10:30am

Level I Ex: Monday (44084 RP)

Level I Exercise: Fitness for Wellness, Monday 01-03-2016 (44084 RP)

For those who are new to fitness this class will help you to improve strength, flexibility and stamina and is appropriate for those with neuropathy, balance and low energy issues. Register for either or both classes. If attending for the first time in 2016, bring a signed Participation Waiver (available online to first class. Registration is required. Instructor: Nancy Ryan MA Ed., ACE.

If attending for the first time in 2016, bring a signed waiver to first class.

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12:00pm

Level II Ex:Mon (44084 RP)

Fitness for Wellness: Level II (44084 RP)

This series is for people who have taken level I and have been recommended to progress to Level II. We'll use a combination of standing and floor exercises to improve strength and endurance. Register for either or both classes. If attending for the first time in 2016, bring a signed Participation Waiver (available online) to first class. Registration Required Instructor: Jenny Townsend ACE.

If attending for the first time in 2016, bring a signed waiver to first class.

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2:00pm

Level II Exercise: (FC)

Level II Exercise: Chair-Based Exercise, Mon 01-2016 (FC)

LEVEL I EXERCISE IS A PREREQUISITE. This class will help to increase heart rate, range of motion, flexibility and tone and strengthen muscles. Attend EITHER or BOTH Monday and Wednesdays sessions, but REGISTER SEPARATELY. Instructor: Susan Gilmore, MS, ACSM Certified Cancer Exercise Trainer.

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3:00pm

Level III Exercise (FC)

Level III Exercise: Keeping Fit, 01-2016 (FC)

PREREQUISITE: LEVELS I & II EXERCISE. A combination of standing and floor exercises. Instructor Susan Gilmore, MS - ACSM Certified Cancer Exercise Trainer.

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6:00pm

Breast Cancer Grou (IAH-CCC)

Breast Cancer Group, Alexandria (IAH-CCC)

For women with stage 0-3 breast cancer who are no more than 2 years out of active treatment. Meet with others to gather information and learn how to best navigate survivorship. Register online at www.lifewithcancer.org or call 703.698.2526. Facilitators: Michelle Ferretti, MSW and Gerry Higgins, MSN, RN-BC, OCN.

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

Look Good... (FC)

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

A beauty professional will teach women in active treatment how to manage the appearance-related side effects of chemotherapy, radiation or other forms of treatment. First time registrants will receive a makeup 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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FULL class. Please call 703-698-2526 to be put on a waiting list.
7:00pm

Gentle Yoga, Eveni (44084 RP)

Gentle Yoga, Evening, Loudoun (44084 RP)

This class blends gentle movement, breathing and relaxation to increase stamina and flexibility while bringing a sense of calm. Learn movements that stretch, strengthen and relax muscles. Feel the benefits on every level of mind, body and spirit. Bring a blanket. Registration required.

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9:30am

Functional Movemen (FO-LWC)

Functional Movement, Fair Oaks, 02-03 2016 (FO-LWC)

Functional Movement is the process the body uses to accomplish everyday tasks. Using medicine balls, dumbbells, stability balls, and BOSUs, you will challenge your movement system, increase your functional capacity, and improve your activities of daily living. Instructor: Dan Mileska, MS, PES, CES.

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FULL class. Please call 703-698-2526 to be put on a waiting list.
11:00am

Gentle Yoga, Loudo (44084 RP)

Gentle Yoga, Loudoun Jan-Mar 2016 (44084 RP)

This class blends gentle movement, breathing and relaxation to increase stamina and flexibility while bringing a sense of calm. Learn movements that stretch, strengthen and relax muscles. Feel the benefits on every level of mind, body and spirit. Bring a blanket. Registration required.

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11:45am

Multiple Myeloma M (FC)

Multiple Myeloma Meeting, 02-2016 (FC)

This monthly meeting is designed for patients and families to get together to discuss, learn, and share the challenges of living with multiple myeloma. February will be an open discussion meeting. Facilitators: Drucilla Brethwaite, LCSW and Susan Carlson, RN. Co-sponsored with Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. Light lunch, so please register via the LWC website!

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12:00pm

Fighting Cancer wi (FO-Rad Onc)

Fighting Cancer with A Fork-Fair Oaks (FO-Rad Onc)

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.

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1:00pm

Tai Chi (FC)

Tai Chi, Fairfax, Feb-Mar 2016 (FC)

This series uses slow, fluid body movements to enhance wellness, longevity and internal peace. Students will learn simple steps and then build upon them to perform more complex movements. Wear comfortable clothing and closed-toed shoes. Registration required.

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3:00pm

Compassion Cultiva (FC)

Compassion Cultivation Class (FC)

Class continues for those already registered.

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4:00pm

Breast Cancer Surg (ILH-PER)

Breast Cancer Surgery Preparation at Inova Loudoun Hospital (ILH-PER)

If you are scheduled for a mastectomy or lumpectomy with reconstruction at Inova Loudoun Hospital, this educational class will help you prepare for surgery. You will receive an overview of what to expect from our oncology nurse navigator, physical and occupational therapists and oncology social worker. Registration is required; no exceptions. Family member may attend. Contact Christine Stone RN, MSN, OCN at 703-858-8867 or christine.stone@inova.org

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5:30pm

Radiation Oncology (FO-Rad Onc)

Intro to Radiation Oncology at Inova Fair Oaks Hospital (FO-Rad Onc)

Learn about External Beam Radiation Therapy at Fair Oaks Cancer Center. The class will explain what to expect during your simulation and treatments, as well as how to manage side effects. Meet the team and see the equipment used for treatment

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6:00pm

Pediatric Oncology (FC)

Pediatric Oncology Parent Night: Childhood Cancer Organizations & Resources (FC)

Learn about the many childhood cancer organizations and resources that benefit the entire family. Learn about Camp Fantastic and Brass Camp, getting a free tablet or IPAD for your homebound child, special wishes, family getaways, help at home, recreational opportunities, conferences, financial assistance, and more! Pizza dinner for all, 6-6:30pm. A separate activity group for children ages 5-12. Registration is required to Connie Connor, LCSW, OAWC, 703.531.1515 or constance.connor@inova.org.

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6:30pm

Drumming for Well- (44084 RP)

Drumming for Well-Being- Loudoun, 2016 (44084 RP)

Therapeutic drumming is not only fun but the health benefits of drumming have been known to boost the immune system, induce relaxation, reduce stress, increase focus and a sense of well-being. No musical experience necessary and all instruments are provided. Registration required.

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6:30pm

Young Women with B (FC)

Young Women with Breast Cancer, Fairfax, 2016 (FC)

A group for women in their 20s, 30s and 40s with stages 0-3 breast cancer who are no more than 2 years out of active treatment. Meet with others to gather information and learn how to best navigate survivorship. If attending for the first time call, 703.698.2522.

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6:30pm

GYN Cancers Group- (FO-LWC)

GYN Cancers Group-Fair Oaks (FO-LWC)

Women diagnosed with ovarian, cervical, and endometrial cancers are invited to drop in, share experiences, and learn from one another. Facilitators: Molly Kisiel, RN, BSN, CPHON and Maureen Broderick, MSW, LCSW.

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7:00pm

Zumba - Bilingual (FC)

Zumba - Biling√ľe/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 el 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 703-698-2526. Si está asistiendo por primera vez en 2016, favor de firmar un permiso antes de empezar la primera clase.

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10:30am

Level I Ex: Wed (44084 RP)

Fitness for Wellness Level I Exercise: 01-03, 2016 (44084 RP)

For those who are new to fitness this class will help you to improve strength, flexibility and stamina and is appropriate for those with neuropathy, balance and low energy issues. Register for either or both classes. If attending for the first time in 2016, bring a signed Participation Waiver (available online to first class. Registration is required. Instructor: Nancy Ryan MA Ed., ACE.

If attending for the first time in 2016, bring a signed waiver to first class.

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12:00pm

Level II Exercise: (44084 RP)

Fitness for Wellness: Level II, 01-2016 (44084 RP)

This series is for people who have taken level I and have been recommended to progress to Level II. We'll use a combination of standing and floor exercises to improve strength and endurance. Register for either or both classes. If attending for the first time in 2016, bring a signed Participation Waiver (available online) to first class. Registration Required Instructor: Jenny Townsend ACE.

If attending for the first time in 2016, bring a signed waiver to first class.

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2:00pm

Level II Exercise: (FC)

Level II Exercise: Chair-Based Exercise, Wed, 01-2016 (FC)

LEVEL I EXERCISE IS A PREREQUISITE. This class will help to increase heart rate, range of motion, flexibility and tone and strengthen muscles. Attend EITHER or BOTH Monday and Wednesdays sessions, but REGISTER SEPARATELY. Instructor: Susan Gilmore, MS, ACSM Certified Cancer Exercise Trainer.

If attending for the first time in 2016, bring a signed waiver to first class.

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3:00pm

Meditation and Gui (FC)

Meditation and Guided Imagery, Wednesday (FC)

Join us for a relaxing exploration of the power and benefits of meditation, a practice that can reduce stress and offer healing. Each weekly session begins with breath-work and a relaxation technique that leads into a guided meditation. Come to one or come to all sessions, but please register by preceding day. 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, 01-2016 (FC)

PREREQUISITE: LEVELS I, II, III. This class offers a sampling of more intensive exercise modalities including dance aerobics, interval, resistance and core training. Instructor: Susan Gilmore, MS - ACSM Certified Cancer Exercise Trainer.

If attending for the first time in 2016, bring a signed waiver to first class.

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5:30pm

Breast Ca, Falls C (IFMC)

Breast Cancer Group at Falls Church (IFMC)

AFor women with stage 0-3 breast cancer who are no more than 2 years out of active treatment. Meet with others to gather information and learn how to best navigate survivorship. Register online at www.lifewithcancer.org or call 703.698.2526. newly diagnosed, making decisions about treatment and currently in treatment. Please register.

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5:30pm

Curious About Canc (FC)

Curious about Cancer, Feb 2016 (FC)

This group is for children 5-12 who have a loved one with cancer. Through age appropriate discussion, art therapy and meaningful activities children will learn ways to manage the emotions, challenges and many changes that often occur when someone in the family has cancer. To register and for more information contact Jean McCaw MA, ATR-BC, LCPAT Child & Adolescent Program Coordinator at 703-698-2537 or jean.mccaw@inova.org.

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

Stronger Body Afte (FO-LWC)

Stronger Body After Cancer-Fair Oaks (FO-LWC)

This class will help you build a stronger body with the use of bands, medicine balls, light weights, and low impact body weight exercises. This class will help build muscle, teach you the proper way to exercise, and can be modified for all physical strengths and limitations.

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10:30am

Drumming for Well- (FC)

Drumming for Well-Being Series, Fairfax, 2016 (FC)

Therapeutic drumming can promote wellness and self-expression. It can boost the immune system, induce relaxation, reduce stress and increase focus and a sense of well-being. Participation in all classes in this four-week series is suggested. No experience necessary and all instruments are provided. Group facilitated by Jennifer Brothers, Oncology Therapist Intern. Please register 24 hours before the class.

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10:30am

Feldenkrais, Fair (FO-LWC)

Feldenkrais, Fair Oaks (FO-LWC)

This is a gentle and precisely focused exercise method. Participants report increased mobility, improved flexibility, coordination and balance, and a decrease in pain throughout their body. Potential benefits include reduced stress and anxiety as you experience new and unusual sequences of movements that will help you gain not only a deeper sense of yourself but a richer connection between your brain and your body. Bring a yoga mat.

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FULL class. Please call 703-698-2526 to be put on a waiting list.
11:00am

Mindfulness: Carin (44084 RP)

Mindfulness: Caring for the Mind and Body, Loudoun 01-03, 2016 (44084 RP)

Blending meditation, breath work and deep relaxation, the practice of mindfulness can boost the immune system, increase positive emotions, reduce negative emotions and stress, and improve memory and attention skills. Please bring a blanket.

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FULL class. Please call 703-698-2526 to be put on a waiting list.
12:30pm

Art Therapy (FC)

Healing through Art Therapy, Fairfax, 2016 (FC)

Experience the power of your creativity through art therapy, relaxation and guided imagery. This group provides opportunities for reflection and personal growth while creating with a variety of art media and approaches. This group is for those currently in treatment, out of treatment within 2 years, caregivers and bereaved within 2 years. Artistic ability is NOT required. Please register by the previous Tuesday. Facilitator: Art therapist Jean McCaw, ATR-BC, LCPAT.

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1:00pm

Clean Living Makeu (44084 RP)

Clean Living Makeup Class: For the Health of It! (44084 RP)

A beauty professional will teach women in active treatment how to manage the appearance-related side effects of chemotherapy, radiation or other forms of treatment using products without potentially harmful chemicals. Class includes an overview of wigs and scarves. First time registrants will receive a makeup kit. A family member or friend may attend, but will not receive makeup kit and should not 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, Feb-Mar 2016 (FC)

Breast Cancer patients/survivors are invited to learn yoga poses designed especially for you!. Wear comfortable clothing and bring a blanket and water bottle. Registration is required.Physician approval is required if you have had surgery within six weeks. If attending for the first time in 2016, please bring a signed Participation Waiver (available online) to first class. Instructor: Catherine Syron, RYT.

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6:00pm

Prostate Ca, Alex (IAH-CCW)

Us Too Prostate Cancer Support Group, Alexandria Chapter (IAH-CCW)

Meet with others to share experiences and to learn from one another in these monthly meetings. Facilitator: Gerry Higgens, MSN, RN-BC, OCN.

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7:15pm

Barre Tone (FC)

Barre Tone (FC)

THERE WILL BE NO CLASS ON FEBRUARY 17. Jazz up your routine and experience the latest trend in full body workout. Barre Tone is ideal for those who want to sculpt, strengthen, and increase flexibility, while enjoying the infusion of dance, aerobics with the benefits of the ballet barre at its core. Leave with renewed energy, a calmer spirit, and a new passion for life.

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00:00pm

Coalesce: An Advan (FC)

Coalesce: An Advanced Breast Cancer Group, 2016 (FC)

Meet weekly with women of all ages to share life's joys and sorrows. Prior screening is required as this is a closed group; please call facilitator, Shara Sosa, 703.698.2522.

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10:30am

Zumba, ILH, Jan-Ma (44084 RP)

Zumba Gold, ILH, Jan-Mar 2016 (44084 RP)

Have fun and exercise at the same time. Zumba Gold focuses on all elements of fitness, cardiovascular, muscular conditioning and flexibility at a gentler pace but still maintains the enthusiasm of the music. Registration required. Facilitator: Vivian Monroe.

If attending for the first time in 2015, bring a signed waiver to first class.

If attending for the first time in 2016, bring a signed waiver to first class.

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12:00pm

Functional Movemen (44084 RP)

Functional Movement, ILH, 01-03, 2016 (44084 RP)

Functional Movement is the process the body uses to accomplish everyday tasks. Using medicine balls, dumbbells and stability balls you will challenge your movement system, increase your functional capacity. Instructor: Jenny Townsend ACE.

If attending for the first time in 2016, bring a signed waiver to first class.

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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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FULL class. Please call 703-698-2526 to be put on a waiting list.
10:00am

Yoga Nidra, Jan-Fe (FO-LWC)

Yoga Nidra, Jan - Feb 2016 (FO-LWC)

This class is a blend of gentle and restorative Yoga stretches, breathing techniques, meditation and deep relaxation. The practices will help calm the nervous system, release and alleviate physical and emotional stress and anxiety restoring balance and calm connecting us with our inner healing forces. Yoga Nidra is a deep relaxation technique that can bring about deep healing, mental clarity, reduced levels of stress, and peace of mind. Class is open to all levels. Please bring a yoga mat, pillow and blanket.

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10:30am

Level I Ex: Monday (44084 RP)

Level I Exercise: Fitness for Wellness, Monday 01-03-2016 (44084 RP)

For those who are new to fitness this class will help you to improve strength, flexibility and stamina and is appropriate for those with neuropathy, balance and low energy issues. Register for either or both classes. If attending for the first time in 2016, bring a signed Participation Waiver (available online to first class. Registration is required. Instructor: Nancy Ryan MA Ed., ACE.

If attending for the first time in 2016, bring a signed waiver to first class.

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12:00pm

Level II Ex:Mon (44084 RP)

Fitness for Wellness: Level II (44084 RP)

This series is for people who have taken level I and have been recommended to progress to Level II. We'll use a combination of standing and floor exercises to improve strength and endurance. Register for either or both classes. If attending for the first time in 2016, bring a signed Participation Waiver (available online) to first class. Registration Required Instructor: Jenny Townsend ACE.

If attending for the first time in 2016, bring a signed waiver to first class.

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2016 Physical Activity Waiver



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2:00pm

Level II Exercise: (FC)

Level II Exercise: Chair-Based Exercise, Mon 01-2016 (FC)

LEVEL I EXERCISE IS A PREREQUISITE. This class will help to increase heart rate, range of motion, flexibility and tone and strengthen muscles. Attend EITHER or BOTH Monday and Wednesdays sessions, but REGISTER SEPARATELY. Instructor: Susan Gilmore, MS, ACSM Certified Cancer Exercise Trainer.

If attending for the first time in 2016, bring a signed waiver to first class.

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3:00pm

Level III Exercise (FC)

Level III Exercise: Keeping Fit, 01-2016 (FC)

PREREQUISITE: LEVELS I & II EXERCISE. A combination of standing and floor exercises. Instructor Susan Gilmore, MS - ACSM Certified Cancer Exercise Trainer.

If attending for the first time in 2016, bring a signed waiver to first class.

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5:00pm

Breast Ca, Loudoun (ILH-R)

Breast Cancer Group at Loudoun (ILH-R)

For women with stage 0-3 breast cancer who are no more than 2 years out of active treatment. Meet with others to gather information and learn how to best navigate survivorship. Register online at www.lifewithcancer.org or call 703.698.2526. newly diagnosed, making decisions about treatment and currently in treatment. Please register.

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6:30pm

Living with Advanc (ILH-R)

Living with Advanced Disease, ILH (ILH-R)

Join us as we explore ways to learn to live with advanced cancer and the many questions and life decisions that come along with an advanced cancer diagnosis. Registration is required. Facilitators: Elise Schneider, MSW, LCSW and Christine Stone, RN, MSN, OCN/Barb McDonnell, RN, MSN, CBCN.

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7:00pm

Aprendiendo Juntos (FC)

Aprendiendo Juntos (FC)

¬°Talleres de Bienestar! Talleres educativos con el enfoque en ense√Īar herramientas y compartir informaci√≥n √ļtil para sobrevivientes, sus seres queridos y cuidadores. Registraci√≥n mandatorio. Para m√°s informaci√≥n, llamar a D√©bora Haynes al 703.698.2539.

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

Gentle Yoga, Eveni (44084 RP)

Gentle Yoga, Evening, Loudoun (44084 RP)

This class blends gentle movement, breathing and relaxation to increase stamina and flexibility while bringing a sense of calm. Learn movements that stretch, strengthen and relax muscles. Feel the benefits on every level of mind, body and spirit. Bring a blanket. Registration required.

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9:30am

Functional Movemen (FO-LWC)

Functional Movement, Fair Oaks, 02-03 2016 (FO-LWC)

Functional Movement is the process the body uses to accomplish everyday tasks. Using medicine balls, dumbbells, stability balls, and BOSUs, you will challenge your movement system, increase your functional capacity, and improve your activities of daily living. Instructor: Dan Mileska, MS, PES, CES.

If attending for the first time in 2016, bring a signed waiver to first class.

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FULL class. Please call 703-698-2526 to be put on a waiting list.
11:00am

Gentle Yoga, Loudo (44084 RP)

Gentle Yoga, Loudoun Jan-Mar 2016 (44084 RP)

This class blends gentle movement, breathing and relaxation to increase stamina and flexibility while bringing a sense of calm. Learn movements that stretch, strengthen and relax muscles. Feel the benefits on every level of mind, body and spirit. Bring a blanket. Registration required.

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12:00pm

Breast Ca, Fairfax (FC)

Breast Cancer Group at Fairfax (FC)

A lunchtime group for women with stage 0-3 breast cancer who are no more than 2 years out of active treatment. Bring your lunch and meet with others to gather information and learn how to best navigate survivorship. Facilitator: Shara Sosa, LCSW.

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1:00pm

Tai Chi (FC)

Tai Chi, Fairfax, Feb-Mar 2016 (FC)

This series uses slow, fluid body movements to enhance wellness, longevity and internal peace. Students will learn simple steps and then build upon them to perform more complex movements. Wear comfortable clothing and closed-toed shoes. Registration required.

If attending for the first time in 2016, bring a signed waiver to first class.

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3:00pm

Compassion Cultiva (FC)

Compassion Cultivation Class (FC)

Class continues for those already registered.

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6:00pm

Pediatric Oncology (FC)

Pediatric Oncology Parent Night: Mother-Daughter Spa Night (FC)

Please join us for the 5th annual Candlelighter's Mother Daughter Spa Night for girls and teens with cancer, their moms and sisters, for a night of pampering and "bling" with spa treats and dinner, manicures, massages and Reiki, hair styling, crafts/games and prizes galore! Register with dccandlelighters@gmail.com or witn Connie Connor, LCSW @ contance.connor@inova.org or 703-531-1515.

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7:00pm

Zumba - Bilingual (FC)

Zumba - Biling√ľe/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 el 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 703-698-2526. Si está asistiendo por primera vez en 2016, favor de firmar un permiso antes de empezar la primera clase.

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10:30am

Level I Ex: Wed (44084 RP)

Fitness for Wellness Level I Exercise: 01-03, 2016 (44084 RP)

For those who are new to fitness this class will help you to improve strength, flexibility and stamina and is appropriate for those with neuropathy, balance and low energy issues. Register for either or both classes. If attending for the first time in 2016, bring a signed Participation Waiver (available online to first class. Registration is required. Instructor: Nancy Ryan MA Ed., ACE.

If attending for the first time in 2016, bring a signed waiver to first class.

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2016 Physical Activity Waiver



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12:00pm

Level II Exercise: (44084 RP)

Fitness for Wellness: Level II, 01-2016 (44084 RP)

This series is for people who have taken level I and have been recommended to progress to Level II. We'll use a combination of standing and floor exercises to improve strength and endurance. Register for either or both classes. If attending for the first time in 2016, bring a signed Participation Waiver (available online) to first class. Registration Required Instructor: Jenny Townsend ACE.

If attending for the first time in 2016, bring a signed waiver to first class.

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12:30pm

Breast Surgery Pre (FO-LWC)

Breast Surgery Preparation Class at Fair Oaks (FO-LWC)

A nurse navigator will explain what you need to know before, during and after mastectomy surgery: node biopsy, managing drains and discomfort, bathing, moving comfortably, prostheses, undergarments, and more. Family members/friends welcomed. Please register. (family members do not need to register).

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2:00pm

Level II Exercise: (FC)

Level II Exercise: Chair-Based Exercise, Wed, 01-2016 (FC)

LEVEL I EXERCISE IS A PREREQUISITE. This class will help to increase heart rate, range of motion, flexibility and tone and strengthen muscles. Attend EITHER or BOTH Monday and Wednesdays sessions, but REGISTER SEPARATELY. Instructor: Susan Gilmore, MS, ACSM Certified Cancer Exercise Trainer.

If attending for the first time in 2016, bring a signed waiver to first class.

Click here for waiver
2016 Physical Activity Waiver



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3:00pm

Level IV Exercise: (FC)

Level IV Exercise: Fitness Fusion, 01-2016 (FC)

PREREQUISITE: LEVELS I, II, III. This class offers a sampling of more intensive exercise modalities including dance aerobics, interval, resistance and core training. Instructor: Susan Gilmore, MS - ACSM Certified Cancer Exercise Trainer.

If attending for the first time in 2016, bring a signed waiver to first class.

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4:30pm

Reiki for Relaxati (FC)

Reiki for Relaxation - Fairfax (FC)

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 and bring a blanket. Schedule your appointment online on the first business day of the month at 9:15am. If you need to cancel your appointment, please call ASAP, or by the morning of your appointment, 703-698-2526. Reiki at Life with Cancer: What you should know Life with Cancer is fortunate to host an active and no cost Reiki program or individuals with cancer and their loved ones. The program is made possible through the work of practitioners who volunteer their time. Most of them arrive after a long day at work, and some come from a distance. In the interest of maintaining this programs and offering Reiki to as many people as possible, we ask that you follow the following guidelines for participation:   1. To make an appointment, register online at www.lifewithcancer.org. Appointments open on the FIRST BUSINESS DAY of each month, at 9:15 am. 2. Schedule only one appointment per month. You may ask to be placed on a waiting list for a second appointment. We will call you if an opening arises 3. If you are unable to keep your appointment call ASAP, or by the morning of your appointment, so that someone else may take your place 4. If you miss two appointments without prior notice we may suspend further appointments for a three month period. We understand things happen from time to time and will certainly consider extenuating circumstances Thank you for helping us to maintain a successful Reiki program

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

Reiki for Relaxati (FC)

Reiki for Relaxation - Fairfax (FC)

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 and bring a blanket. Schedule your appointment online on the first business day of the month at 9:15am. If you need to cancel your appointment, please call ASAP, or by the morning of your appointment, 703-698-2526. Reiki at Life with Cancer: What you should know Life with Cancer is fortunate to host an active and no cost Reiki program or individuals with cancer and their loved ones. The program is made possible through the work of practitioners who volunteer their time. Most of them arrive after a long day at work, and some come from a distance. In the interest of maintaining this programs and offering Reiki to as many people as possible, we ask that you follow the following guidelines for participation:   1. To make an appointment, register online at www.lifewithcancer.org. Appointments open on the FIRST BUSINESS DAY of each month, at 9:15 am. 2. Schedule only one appointment per month. You may ask to be placed on a waiting list for a second appointment. We will call you if an opening arises 3. If you are unable to keep your appointment call ASAP, or by the morning of your appointment, so that someone else may take your place 4. If you miss two appointments without prior notice we may suspend further appointments for a three month period. We understand things happen from time to time and will certainly consider extenuating circumstances Thank you for helping us to maintain a successful Reiki program

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5:30pm

GYN Cancers Group, (FC)

GYN Cancers Group, Fairfax, 2016 (FC)

Women diagnosed with ovarian, cervical, and endometrial cancers are invited to drop in, share experiences, and learn from one another. Facilitators: Rebecca McIntyre, MA, MEd, LCSW, OSWC and Christine Bloom, MSN, RN.

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5:30pm

Curious About Canc (FC)

Curious about Cancer, Feb 2016 (FC)

This group is for children 5-12 who have a loved one with cancer. Through age appropriate discussion, art therapy and meaningful activities children will learn ways to manage the emotions, challenges and many changes that often occur when someone in the family has cancer. To register and for more information contact Jean McCaw MA, ATR-BC, LCPAT Child & Adolescent Program Coordinator at 703-698-2537 or jean.mccaw@inova.org.

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7:00pm

Reiki for Relaxati (FC)

Reiki for Relaxation - Fairfax (FC)

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 and bring a blanket. Schedule your appointment online on the first business day of the month at 9:15am. If you need to cancel your appointment, please call ASAP, or by the morning of your appointment, 703-698-2526. Reiki at Life with Cancer: What you should know Life with Cancer is fortunate to host an active and no cost Reiki program or individuals with cancer and their loved ones. The program is made possible through the work of practitioners who volunteer their time. Most of them arrive after a long day at work, and some come from a distance. In the interest of maintaining this programs and offering Reiki to as many people as possible, we ask that you follow the following guidelines for participation:   1. To make an appointment, register online at www.lifewithcancer.org. Appointments open on the FIRST BUSINESS DAY of each month, at 9:15 am. 2. Schedule only one appointment per month. You may ask to be placed on a waiting list for a second appointment. We will call you if an opening arises 3. If you are unable to keep your appointment call ASAP, or by the morning of your appointment, so that someone else may take your place 4. If you miss two appointments without prior notice we may suspend further appointments for a three month period. We understand things happen from time to time and will certainly consider extenuating circumstances Thank you for helping us to maintain a successful Reiki program

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

Stronger Body Afte (FO-LWC)

Stronger Body After Cancer-Fair Oaks (FO-LWC)

This class will help you build a stronger body with the use of bands, medicine balls, light weights, and low impact body weight exercises. This class will help build muscle, teach you the proper way to exercise, and can be modified for all physical strengths and limitations.

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10:30am

Drumming for Well- (FC)

Drumming for Well-Being Series, Fairfax, 2016 (FC)

Therapeutic drumming can promote wellness and self-expression. It can boost the immune system, induce relaxation, reduce stress and increase focus and a sense of well-being. Participation in all classes in this four-week series is suggested. No experience necessary and all instruments are provided. Group facilitated by Jennifer Brothers, Oncology Therapist Intern. Please register 24 hours before the class.

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10:30am

Feldenkrais, Fair (FO-LWC)

Feldenkrais, Fair Oaks (FO-LWC)

This is a gentle and precisely focused exercise method. Participants report increased mobility, improved flexibility, coordination and balance, and a decrease in pain throughout their body. Potential benefits include reduced stress and anxiety as you experience new and unusual sequences of movements that will help you gain not only a deeper sense of yourself but a richer connection between your brain and your body. Bring a yoga mat.

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11:00am

Mindfulness: Carin (44084 RP)

Mindfulness: Caring for the Mind and Body, Loudoun 01-03, 2016 (44084 RP)

Blending meditation, breath work and deep relaxation, the practice of mindfulness can boost the immune system, increase positive emotions, reduce negative emotions and stress, and improve memory and attention skills. Please bring a blanket.

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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, Feb-Mar 2016 (FC)

Breast Cancer patients/survivors are invited to learn yoga poses designed especially for you!. Wear comfortable clothing and bring a blanket and water bottle. Registration is required.Physician approval is required if you have had surgery within six weeks. If attending for the first time in 2016, please bring a signed Participation Waiver (available online) to first class. Instructor: Catherine Syron, RYT.

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6:00pm

Orientation to Lif (FC)

Orientation to Life with Cancer (FC)

Take a tour and learn about our many programs, classes, groups and services for children and adults. Please register by preceding day. Can't make a scheduled orientation? Just call Life with Cancer Connect 703.206-LIFE (5433) and arrange a personal tour.

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6:00pm

San Antonio Breast (FC)

San Antonio Breast Cancer Update (FC)

Join us for a special presentation by Anne Favret, MD, who will discuss the latest research findings from the annual San Antonio Breast Cancer Conference. Light refreshments. Please register on-line by Tuesday, February 23. Facilitator: Marsha Komandt, RN, OCN.

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6:45pm

Reiki at Loudoun (44084 RP)

Reiki for Relaxation at Loudoun (44084 RP)

Schedule your appointment online on the first business day of the month at 9:15am. 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 and bring a blanket. If you need to cancel your appointment, please call ASAP, or by the morning of your appointment, 703.698.2526. Reiki at Life with Cancer: What you should know Life with Cancer is fortunate to host an active and no cost Reiki program for individuals with cancer and their loved ones. The program is made possible through the work of practitioners who volunteer their time. Most of them arrive after a long day at work, and some come from a distance. In the interest of maintaining this programs and offering Reiki to as many people as possible, we ask that you follow the following guidelines for participation:   1. To make an appointment, register online at www.lifewithcancer.org. 2. If you are unable to keep your appointment call ASAP, or by the morning of your appointment, so that someone else may take your place 2. If you miss two appointments without prior notice we may suspend further appointments for a two month period. We understand things happen from time to time and will certainly consider extenuating circumstances Thank you for helping us to maintain a successful Reiki program

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7:00pm

Spiritual Support (CUMC-1)

Spiritual Support Group (Christ United Methodist Church) (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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7:15pm

Barre Tone (FC)

Barre Tone (FC)

THERE WILL BE NO CLASS ON FEBRUARY 17. Jazz up your routine and experience the latest trend in full body workout. Barre Tone is ideal for those who want to sculpt, strengthen, and increase flexibility, while enjoying the infusion of dance, aerobics with the benefits of the ballet barre at its core. Leave with renewed energy, a calmer spirit, and a new passion for life.

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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: An Advan (FC)

Coalesce: An Advanced Breast Cancer Group, 2016 (FC)

Meet weekly with women of all ages to share life's joys and sorrows. Prior screening is required as this is a closed group; please call facilitator, Shara Sosa, 703.698.2522.

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10:30am

Zumba, ILH, Jan-Ma (44084 RP)

Zumba Gold, ILH, Jan-Mar 2016 (44084 RP)

Have fun and exercise at the same time. Zumba Gold focuses on all elements of fitness, cardiovascular, muscular conditioning and flexibility at a gentler pace but still maintains the enthusiasm of the music. Registration required. Facilitator: Vivian Monroe.

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If attending for the first time in 2016, bring a signed waiver to first class.

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12:00pm

Advanced Disease (IFOH-1)

Living with Advanced Disease, Fair Oaks (IFOH-1)

Join us as we explore ways to learn to live with advanced cancer and the many questions and life decisions that come along with an advanced cancer diagnosis. Feel free to bring your lunch and join others who can support you on this road. Please call 703.391.3758 for more information. Registration encouraged.

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12:00pm

Functional Movemen (44084 RP)

Functional Movement, ILH, 01-03, 2016 (44084 RP)

Functional Movement is the process the body uses to accomplish everyday tasks. Using medicine balls, dumbbells and stability balls you will challenge your movement system, increase your functional capacity. Instructor: Jenny Townsend ACE.

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10:00am

Yoga Nidra, Jan-Fe (FO-LWC)

Yoga Nidra, Jan - Feb 2016 (FO-LWC)

This class is a blend of gentle and restorative Yoga stretches, breathing techniques, meditation and deep relaxation. The practices will help calm the nervous system, release and alleviate physical and emotional stress and anxiety restoring balance and calm connecting us with our inner healing forces. Yoga Nidra is a deep relaxation technique that can bring about deep healing, mental clarity, reduced levels of stress, and peace of mind. Class is open to all levels. Please bring a yoga mat, pillow and blanket.

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10:30am

Level I Ex: Monday (44084 RP)

Level I Exercise: Fitness for Wellness, Monday 01-03-2016 (44084 RP)

For those who are new to fitness this class will help you to improve strength, flexibility and stamina and is appropriate for those with neuropathy, balance and low energy issues. Register for either or both classes. If attending for the first time in 2016, bring a signed Participation Waiver (available online to first class. Registration is required. Instructor: Nancy Ryan MA Ed., ACE.

If attending for the first time in 2016, bring a signed waiver to first class.

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2016 Physical Activity Waiver



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12:00pm

Level II Ex:Mon (44084 RP)

Fitness for Wellness: Level II (44084 RP)

This series is for people who have taken level I and have been recommended to progress to Level II. We'll use a combination of standing and floor exercises to improve strength and endurance. Register for either or both classes. If attending for the first time in 2016, bring a signed Participation Waiver (available online) to first class. Registration Required Instructor: Jenny Townsend ACE.

If attending for the first time in 2016, bring a signed waiver to first class.

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2016 Physical Activity Waiver



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2:00pm

Level II Exercise: (FC)

Level II Exercise: Chair-Based Exercise, Mon 01-2016 (FC)

LEVEL I EXERCISE IS A PREREQUISITE. This class will help to increase heart rate, range of motion, flexibility and tone and strengthen muscles. Attend EITHER or BOTH Monday and Wednesdays sessions, but REGISTER SEPARATELY. Instructor: Susan Gilmore, MS, ACSM Certified Cancer Exercise Trainer.

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3:00pm

Level III Exercise (FC)

Level III Exercise: Keeping Fit, 01-2016 (FC)

PREREQUISITE: LEVELS I & II EXERCISE. A combination of standing and floor exercises. Instructor Susan Gilmore, MS - ACSM Certified Cancer Exercise Trainer.

If attending for the first time in 2016, bring a signed waiver to first class.

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2016 Physical Activity Waiver



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7:00pm

Gentle Yoga, Eveni (44084 RP)

Gentle Yoga, Evening, Loudoun (44084 RP)

This class blends gentle movement, breathing and relaxation to increase stamina and flexibility while bringing a sense of calm. Learn movements that stretch, strengthen and relax muscles. Feel the benefits on every level of mind, body and spirit. Bring a blanket. Registration required.

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Location Key:


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

 CUMC-1:
  Christ United Methodist Church, 7600 Ox Rd., Fairfax Station, VA, 22039    Map It

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

 FC:
  Life with Cancer Family Center, 8411 Pennell St, Fairfax, VA, 22031-4505    Map It

 FO-LWC:
  Fair Oaks Cancer Center, Life with Cancer Suite, Lower Level, Suite 005, 3580 Joseph Siewick Drive, Fairfax, VA, 22033    Map It

 FO-Rad Onc:
  Fair Oaks Cancer Center, Radiation Oncology, Lower Level, Suite, 001, 3580 Joseph Siewick Drive, Fairfax, VA, 22033    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

 IFMC:
  Inova Fairfax Medical Campus- 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-PER:
  Inova Loudoun Hospital Patient Education Room, 44045 Riverside Parkway, Leesburg, VA    Map It

 ILH-R:
  Inova Loudoun Hospital-Radiation Oncology Center, 44035 Riverside Parkway, Ste. 100, 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


Massage Forms and Physical Activity Waivers  

Colorectal Surgery Education by appointment
Learning what to expect during and after your colorectal surgery can help reduce your anxiety and improve your recovery experience. At Inova Fair Oaks Hospital, we offer educational sessions prior to your surgery with an oncology nurse navigator. Topics include: What to expect throughout your hospital stay, requirements to go home, recovery process, tips for pain management, common concerns after surgery and ways to come, community resources. To schedule an appointment, contact Molly Kisiel, molly.kisiel@inova.org or 703.391.3758.

New Physical Activity Participants:  
If attending for the first time in 2015, please download and complete the following form before your first class:
Physical Activity Waiver
2015 Physical Activity Waiver

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)