• http://wellnesshouse.org/Program/crystal-bowl-meditation/

    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.

    Registration Required

    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.


  • http://wellnesshouse.org/Program/mind-body-and-soul-retreat-restorative-yoga-and-yoga-nidra/

    Mind, Body and Soul Retreat: Restorative Yoga and Yoga Nidra

    Saturday, April 7, 11:00-12:30 p.m.

    Registration Required

    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.

  • http://wellnesshouse.org/Program/fight-fatigue-with-exercise/

    Mercy – Fight Fatigue with Exercise

    Friday, March 16, 10:00-11:30 a.m.

    Program held at Mercy Hospital.

  • http://wellnesshouse.org/Program/loyola-beyond-cancer-wellness-program/

    Loyola – Beyond Cancer Wellness Program

    Mondays, April 23-May 21, 5:00-6:30 p.m.

    Registration Required

    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 jkiel@wellnesshouse.org.

  • http://wellnesshouse.org/Program/elmhurst-talking-to-kids-about-cancer/

    Elmhurst – Talking to Kids about Cancer

    Tuesday, June 26, 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

    Registration Required

    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.

  • http://wellnesshouse.org/Program/elmhurst-introduction-to-yoga/

    Elmhurst – Introduction to Yoga

    Thursday, May 17, 10:00-11:00 a.m.

    Registration Required

    Gentle, beginner and restorative mat-based yoga postures.



  • http://wellnesshouse.org/Program/elmhurst-cooking-up-wellness/

    Elmhurst – Cooking Up Wellness

    Tuesday, April 24, 10:00-11:30 a.m.

    Registration Required

    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.

  • http://wellnesshouse.org/Program/alas-wings-expressive-arts-2/

    ALAS Wings – Expressive Arts

    Tuesday, April 10, 4:00 – 5:00 p.m.

    Drop-ins Welcome

    Rush University Medical Center
    1725 W. Harrison Street,
    Professional Building, 11th floor
    Room 1138

    Wednesday, May 30, 10:30 – 11:30 a.m.

    Drop-ins Welcome

    Logan Square Neighborhood Association
    2840 N. Milwaukee Avenue

  • http://wellnesshouse.org/Program/mercy-head-and-neck-support-group/

    Mercy – Head and Neck Support Group

    Tuesdays, April 10, June 12, 12:00-1:00 p.m.

    Registration Required

    For questions, contact Jenna Kiel, Psy.D.
    at 630.654.5199 or jkiel@wellnesshouse.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.

  • http://wellnesshouse.org/Program/mercy-mindfulness-meditation/

    Mercy – Mindfulness Meditation

    Tuesday, May 15, 10:00-11:30 a.m.

    Registration Required

    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.