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“Reducing the stress of dealing with cancer is one of the most important things you can do to improve the quality of your life.”
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yoga2Yoga
Mondays, 12:30-1:30 pm  Lorena Tapiero, Certified Yoga Instructor
Tuesdays, 2:30-3:30 pm (Yin Yoga)  Veronica Lockett, Certified Yoga Instructor
Thursdays, 11:00 am-12:00 pm  Korie Beth Brown, Certified Yoga Instructor
Saturdays, 10:00-11:30 am (Gentle)  Arlene Vidor, Certified Yoga Instructor
Saturdays, Yoga En Espanol, 2:00-3:00 pm  Lluvia Higuera, Certified Yoga Instructor
 
zumbaZumba Sentao®

Mondays 11:00 am – 12:00 noon
Adrianne Aguirre, Certified Zumba Instructor

Perfect for people who want to get some serious core work done. Pull up a chair and tone your entire body. Zumba Sentao® combines strength and resistance training with innovative dance moves, using a chair as your dance partner. A high intensity workout that focuses on defining your muscles, improving overall cardiovascular health, and burning major calories in the process. This is a unique way to challenge the muscles of the body without having to lift weights.
 
guided meditationGuided Meditation

Mondays 1:00 – 2:00 pm
Dr. Shirley Cox, Psy.D.

Guided Meditation is an invaluable tool for enhancing health and well-being, both physical and mental.  Those who participate in the group will find respite from the stress of current life, a means of increasing the body’s natural healing capacities, and a deeper understanding of self.
 
feldenkraisFeldenkrais®

Mondays 2:00 – 3:00 pm
Andrew Heffernan, GCFP

The Feldenkrais (FEL den krice) Method® is a remarkable muscular-skeletal reeducation that reduces or eliminates pain while creating a vibrant awareness of effective, pleasurable movement, sensing, and thinking in our everyday lives.  The method uses gentle, highly precise movement explorations to cultivate this awareness, evoking these beneficial changes by accessing and harnessing the extraordinary repatterning power of the human central nervous system.
 
knittingCrochetherapy & Knittervention
Mondays, 4:00-6:00 pm
Maranda Ngue
Is yarn work therapeutic?  Heck Yes!  Knitting and crocheting have been known to calm the mind with meditative qualities, focus attention, as well as create beautiful (and functional) art!  Learn about the wonders of utilizing needles and yarn to reduce anxiety and create a wonderful sense of wellbeing.
 
walking for wellnessWalking for Wellness at the Rose Bowl
Mondays, Wednesday, and Fridays
5:00 pm from October 1 through March 31
6:00 pm from April 1 through September 30

Join Vicki McCarron and Holly Rundberg and walk for good health. Call 626-796-1083 for further information about this group.
 
pilates2Pilates at Noon
Tuesdays 12:00 – 1:00 pm
Kelly Etter, Certified Pilates Instructor
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Pilates is a unique exercise system which builds an incredibly high degree of abdominal and back strength, flexibility of spine and limbs, improved concentration, and coordination of breath with motion.  This class focuses on the restorative qualities of the exercise system for those in recovery.
 
strength trainingDynamic Strength Training

Tuesdays, 5:30 – 6:15 pm
Brandon Flowers and Rick Caputo, Certified Fitness Trainers.
Personalized instruction to improve strength, endurance, and expand range of motion utilizing resistance bands and yoga balls. This class is geared towards individuals in current treatment or early stage of recovery.
 
foto fun 2Foto Fun with your Smart Phone
Wednesdays, 2:00-3:00 pm
Catherine Bicknell
Learn how to utilize the powerful tools in a smart phone to create better quality pictures and see the world from a new perspective – all with your phone! No experience necessary to join this group.
 
photographyPhotography
Wednesdays, 3:00 – 5:00 pm
Catherine Bicknell, Professional Photographer
Bring you camera or smart phone to learn the tricks of the trade to produce the best photographs possible. Students are invited to explore the world through the camera lens and produce beautiful art for all to enjoy.
 
tai chiTai Chi

Wednesdays: 5:00pm - 6:00pm
John Di Lullo, Instructor
Bring your body and soul together each Wednesday. Flowing and gentle movement of the mind and body for concentration and balance throughout your being.
 
journalingJournaling and Poetry
Wednesdays, 11:00 am – 1:00 pm  Thursdays, 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Teri Poet, writer and poet
Join others in a guided workshop in expressive writing and poetry. Enjoy the therapeutic benefits of writing personal thoughts that lead to insight and inner strength towards healing.
 
watercolorWatercolor Painting
Thursdays, 9:00am - 12:00pm
Richard Gutschow, local working artist.
Relax, have fun, and let your inner artist emerge! Realize the therapeutic benefits of relaxing and creating with paper, brush, and color. Supplies for beginners provided.
 
qi gongQi Gong
Thursdays, 12:30 - 1:30pm
Robert Chu, L.Ac.
Qi Gong helps balance and purify the body’s energy flow. Easy movements leave you refreshed and focused.
 
mindfullness for healthMindfulness for Health

Thursday, 1:30 – 2:30 pm
 
Sylvia Homes, Louise Wannier, and Jo Anne Kindler
This practice group will introduce the principles of Mindfulness and offer both silent and guided meditation exercises and encourage group discussion to encourage participants to deepen their awareness.  No prior meditation experience needed.
TRE
Tension Release Exercise (TRE®)

Thursdays, 5:00 – 6:00 pm
Paula Cohen, Certified TRE Provider
Seven simple exercises that unlock the body's natural mechanism to release deeply held stress. Individuals with physical limitations and varying abilities can be accommodated and benefit from the practice.