Crystal Bowl Meditation
Tuesday, April 17, 1:00-1:45 p.m.
Wednesday, May 16, 6:00-6:45 p.m.
Tuesday, June 12, 7:00-7:45 p.m.
Come enjoy the beauty and vibration of Crystal Singing Bowls. During this 45 minute sound experience, you will be asked to do nothing except relax and enjoy the soothing sounds of the crystal bowls being played. Comfort is key during the sound concert-chairs, couches, or a yoga mat will be available as seating during the meditation. you can bring a blanked or pillow from home or just bring yourself. Everyone is welcome.
Mind, Body and Soul Retreat: Restorative Yoga and Yoga Nidra
Saturday, April 7, 11:00-12:30 p.m.
Join us for one hour of healing and therapeutic restorative yoga followed by 30 minutes of a Yoga Nidra meditation. Yoga props are used to support the body allowing muscles to release chronic stress and deeply held tensions, while Yoga Nidra furthers relaxation, helps you set a resolve and prepares you for the day. This practice is low impact and accessible to everyone.
Mercy – Fight Fatigue with Exercise
Friday, March 16, 10:00-11:30 a.m.
Program held at Mercy Hospital.
Loyola – Beyond Cancer Wellness Program
Mondays, April 23-May 21, 5:00-6:30 p.m.
Cardinal Bernardin Cancer Center
Auditorium at Loyola Medical Center
2160 S. First Avenue
Post-treatment patients are welcome to attend any or all five sessions, where experts in four different areas of health and wellness will discuss techniques, personalized tools and plans to help you manage stress, practice self-care and learn to enjoy life as a cancer survivor.
April 23 Introduction
April 30 Nutrition
May 7 Exercise
May 14 Social, Emotional and Practical Aspects
May 21 Medical Concerns with Dr. Patricia Robinson of Loyola
For questions, please contact Jenna Kiel, Psy.D. at 630.654.5199 or email@example.com.
Elmhurst – Talking to Kids about Cancer
Tuesday, June 26, 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
We’ll discuss the challenges of parenting while managing an illness, with particular focus on issues such as cancer being a family experience, talking with your children about cancer, establishing open communication, what children need to know, parenting tips related to helping children cope with family changes, common experiences of children when there is cancer in the family, and the developmental stages of children and the cancer experience.
Elmhurst – Introduction to Yoga
Thursday, May 17, 10:00-11:00 a.m.
Gentle, beginner and restorative mat-based yoga postures.
Elmhurst – Cooking Up Wellness
Tuesday, April 24, 10:00-11:30 a.m.
Angela Dennison, Registered Dietitian
Learn to appreciate real, fresh foods and simple culinary principles for
cancer prevention and survivorship. This class and cooking demonstration
will feature recipes to help you deliciously incorporate cancer-fighting foods into a diet for optimal health. Recipes prepared in this class may contain common food allergens.
ALAS Wings – Expressive Arts
Tuesday, April 10, 4:00 – 5:00 p.m.
Rush University Medical Center
1725 W. Harrison Street,
Professional Building, 11th floor
Wednesday, May 30, 10:30 – 11:30 a.m.
Logan Square Neighborhood Association
2840 N. Milwaukee Avenue
Mercy – Head and Neck Support Group
Tuesdays, April 10, June 12, 12:00-1:00 p.m.
For questions, contact Jenna Kiel, Psy.D.
at 630.654.5199 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Individual networking groups give people an opportunity to meet with others experiencing the same type of cancer as well as their caregivers. The purpose is to exchange information and strategies for making decisions and
navigating the cancer experience.
Mercy – Mindfulness Meditation
Tuesday, May 15, 10:00-11:30 a.m.
Learn through practice and discussion the benefits of Mindfulness Meditation in this group setting. Discover ways to live life
more effectively in the present moment even through difficult times. No previous meditation experience required.