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Wednesday October 20th 2021
Virtual Reiki and Meditation Time 11:30 AM Join Carrie Beleno and Natalie Corr for a chakra discussion and meditation focusing on emotional balance. Register to receive information on how to participate in this program over Zoom. Info & Registration
Carbon County Series: Healthy Diet and Nutrition on a Budget Time 12:00 PM Join us for a festive demonstration with Pancho’s Mexican Food Truck followed by a walk along the Lehighton Rail Trail. Location: Parking lot of Insurrection Distillary, Lehighton Info & Registration
Triple Negative Breast Cancer and African American Women Time 1:30 PM Experts will discuss the differences in Triple Negative Breast Cancer for Black/African American women, the role of surgery, precision medicine, treatment sequencing, current standard of care, new treatment approaches, and clinical trials updates. Register to learn how to participate in the webinar offered by CancerCare® Info & Registration
Thursday October 21st 2021
Virtual Yoga for Breast Cancer and Beyond Time 9:30 AM This gentle practice includes focus on lymph drainage, range of motion of the arm, chest, and shoulders, pain relief, and total body strengthening and stretching. Our goals are to strengthen the whole body, offer protection from lymphedema and calm the mind. This series is geared toward breast survivors but open to all survivors at all levels. Register to receive information on how to participate in this program over Zoom. Info & Registration
Virtual Bereavement for Spouses Time 12:00 PM Location Cancer Support Community Greater Lehigh Valley

Join us for a review of helpful tips and reflections from Alan Wolfelt’s book. Register to receive a private invitation to an online support group meeting through Zoom.


Info & Registration
Virtual Kidney Cancer Group Time 3:30 PM We want to stay connected during this difficult time. An invitation will be sent to you in order to access a private virtual meeting through Zoom. Info & Registration
Virtual Finished with Treatment Time 5:00 PM This series is designed to help people finished with active cancer treatment navigate the new normal of survivorship. Discussions will center around emotions, relationships, communication and goal setting. Register to receive information on how to participate in this program over Zoom. Info & Registration
Virtual Lymphatic Yoga Time 6:00 PM This practice helps to move the lymphatic fluid more efficiently, cleanse our lymph fluid, oxygenate our cells and restore and maintain our lymphatic system. Register to receive information on how to participate in this program over Zoom. Info & Registration
Friday October 22nd 2021
Mindful Stroll Time 10:00 AM Engage all 5 senses as you join us for a walking tour. Location will be the Sand Island D&L Trail  Info & Registration
Let it Go Fridays Time 12:00 PM Clear your mind, and leave the stressful parts of the week behind. This quick meditation will reset your mood as you close your eyes and visualize a peaceful scene. Register to receive information on how to participate in this program over Zoom. Info & Registration
Thyroid Cancer: New Trends in Treatment Time 1:30 PM Experts will discuss diagnosis and staging, updates on treatment options, clinical trials updates and new treatment approaches for refractory thyroid cancer. Register to learn how to participate in the webinar offered by CancerCare® Info & Registration
Monday October 25th 2021
Virtual QiGong Time 10:00 AM This Chinese-inspired system of gentle movement, breath control, and meditation improves circulation, balance, flexibility, and creates a stronger body and mind. Register to receive information on how to participate in this program over Zoom. Info & Registration
Short Story Book Club: Halloween Addition Time 12:00 PM We have your pick for a ghostly themed easy read. Sign up early to receive your copy. We will discuss your impressions and thoughts after reading the story. Info & Registration
Virtual People Living With Cancer Time 6:00 PM Location Cancer Support Community Greater Lehigh Valley

Zoom meeting invite will be sent to members only

Watch this helpful video from Cancer Support Community on Living with Uncertainty

On-line Registration is not currently active for this event. Info & Registration
Virtual Friends and Family (Caregivers) Time 7:00 PM Location Cancer Support Community Greater Lehigh Valley

Zoom meeting invite will be sent to members only. * New Time 7:00pm

· https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=25&amp;v=SzoqSKdy_nY&amp;feature=emb_logo

o Helpful video from Cancer Support Community on Living with Uncertainty.

On-line Registration is not currently active for this event. Info & Registration
Tuesday October 26th 2021
Virtual Gentle Yoga Time 9:30 AM Location Cancer Support Community Greater Lehigh Valley

Mild stretching and focused breathing combine chair and mat work.    

Register to receive information on how to participate in this LIVE program over Zoom.

Enjoy this hatha yoga practice that incorporates Ayurvedic principles :) Let your breath guide your movement between each transition. (35 minutes)

Info & Registration
Virtual Pancreatic Cancer Support Group Time 10:15 AM Location Cancer Support Community Greater Lehigh Valley

We want to help you stay connected during this time of social distancing.   Register to receive a private invitation to an online support group meeting through Zoom.


Info & Registration
Virtual Creative Expression Time 11:00 AM

Art becomes a tool to express emotions. We make mandalas, memory boxes, and collages.

Register to receive information on how to participate in this group over Zoom.


Info & Registration
Virtual People Living With Cancer Time 6:00 PM Location Cancer Support Community Greater Lehigh Valley Zoom invitations will be sent to members directly. On-line Registration is not currently active for this event. Info & Registration
Tibetan Singing Bowls Time 7:00 PM These quartz crystal bells are tuned to the chakras (energy centers) with seven pitches. They ring with a rich, deep tone when gently struck or rubbed. This practice helps reduce stress, promotes healing and relaxation and aids in meditation. Wear comfortable clothing. Info & Registration
Wednesday October 27th 2021
Carbon County Series: Dance Movement Therapy Time 12:00 PM Explore the relationship between the creative, psychological, and sacred dimensions of your experience through bodily expression. Location: Turn to Us, Inc, Nesquehoning Info & Registration
Thursday October 28th 2021
Virtual Yoga for Breast Cancer and Beyond Time 9:30 AM This gentle practice includes focus on lymph drainage, range of motion of the arm, chest, and shoulders, pain relief, and total body strengthening and stretching. Our goals are to strengthen the whole body, offer protection from lymphedema and calm the mind. This series is geared toward breast survivors but open to all survivors at all levels. Register to receive information on how to participate in this program over Zoom. Info & Registration
Rainbow Ribbons LGBT and Cancer Group: Proud in Your Own Skin Time 12:00 PM Cancer treatments impact the whole body, and the skin is our largest organ. Some chemotherapies could bring about skin changes such as dryness, itchiness, or redness. Additionally, there's impact on the hair and nails. In this event we'll discuss a wide variety of methods that can help individuals feel more comfortable and find pride in their skin and themselves while going through the cancer treatment process. Guest speaker: Danielle Johnson WTS, AHLC Certified Trichologist Info & Registration
Virtual Carbon County Support Group Time 3:00 PM Location Perfect Balance Boutique We want to stay connected during this difficult time. An invitation will be sent to you in order to access a private virtual meeting through Zoom. Info & Registration
Virtual Finished with Treatment Time 5:00 PM This series is designed to help people finished with active cancer treatment navigate the new normal of survivorship. Discussions will center around emotions, relationships, communication and goal setting. Register to receive information on how to participate in this program over Zoom. Info & Registration
Friday October 29th 2021
Physical Therapy Screening for Cancer Survivors Time 10:00 AM Do you have concerns with fatigue, balance, neuropathy, pain, swelling, or mobility? Experts from SLUHN Physical Therapy are available to answer your questions and provide resources on an individual basis. Call to reserve your spot. Info & Registration
Let it Go Fridays Time 12:00 PM Clear your mind, and leave the stressful parts of the week behind. This quick meditation will reset your mood as you close your eyes and visualize a peaceful scene. Register to receive information on how to participate in this program over Zoom. Info & Registration
Virtual Energy Vampires Time 1:00 PM Dealing with toxic people can drain your energy and diminish your spirit. Learn ways to identify them and ward them off safely (without using garlic!) Register to receive information on how to participate in this program over Zoom. Info & Registration
Saturday October 30th 2021
Drive Thru Trick or Treat Time 1:00 PM We’ll have scarecrows on display along with other special treats to take home! Info & Registration
Monday November 1st 2021
Self-Care for Caregivers Porch Pickup Time 9:00 AM November is National Caregiver Awareness month. It’s your time to get pampered with specially prepared DIY self-care kits for you. (Stay tuned for some live demonstrations along the way) Info & Registration
Breast Cancer Support Group Time 11:00 AM Location Cancer Support Community Greater Lehigh Valley

This group will help breast cancer survivors understand emotional reactions common to their diagnosis. We will talk about different tools to use for managing stress and emotional reactions, problem solving, improving communication with family and the health care team, improving self-esteem and creating balance in life.

We want to help you stay connected during this time of social distancing.   Register to receive a private invitation to an online support group meeting through Zoom.

Info & Registration
Virtual People Living With Cancer Time 6:00 PM Location Cancer Support Community Greater Lehigh Valley

Zoom meeting invite will be sent to members only

Watch this helpful video from Cancer Support Community on Living with Uncertainty

On-line Registration is not currently active for this event. Info & Registration
Virtual Yoga Nidra & PRANAYAMA Time 6:00 PM Location Cancer Support Community Greater Lehigh Valley

Experienced instructors teach gentle movement, strengthening, stretching, mindful breathing, meditation, and imagery techniques to relive stress, quiet the mind, help sleep, and promote healing.  Register to receive information on how to participate in this LIVE program over Zoom.

Jamie Laputka

 

Jackie LeClaire

 

This website has wonderful tools to help you bring more gratitude and joy into your life when it is needed most.  

 

Read the following script for a helpful meditation to offer yourself mindful self-compassion

Info & Registration
Virtual Friends and Family (Caregivers) Time 7:00 PM Location Cancer Support Community Greater Lehigh Valley

Zoom meeting invite will be sent to members only. * New Time 7:00pm

· https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=25&amp;v=SzoqSKdy_nY&amp;feature=emb_logo

o Helpful video from Cancer Support Community on Living with Uncertainty.

On-line Registration is not currently active for this event. Info & Registration
Tuesday November 2nd 2021
Virtual Gentle Yoga Time 9:30 AM Location Cancer Support Community Greater Lehigh Valley

Mild stretching and focused breathing combine chair and mat work.    

Register to receive information on how to participate in this LIVE program over Zoom.

Enjoy this hatha yoga practice that incorporates Ayurvedic principles :) Let your breath guide your movement between each transition. (35 minutes)

Info & Registration
Virtual People Living With Cancer Time 6:00 PM Location Cancer Support Community Greater Lehigh Valley Zoom invitations will be sent to members directly. On-line Registration is not currently active for this event. Info & Registration
Virtual Prostate Cancer Support Group Time 7:00 PM We want to help you stay connected during this time of social distancing. Register to receive a private invitation to an online support group meeting through Zoom. Info & Registration
Wednesday November 3rd 2021
Carbon County Series: Self-Care Circuit Breaker Time 12:00 PM Leslie Korn, PhD, MPH, MA takes us on an experiential journey with a variety of simple yet powerful exercises for wellbeing. Location: Turn to Us, Inc, Nesquehoning Info & Registration
Virtual Ladies Night In Time 5:00 PM Treat yourself to some skin care tips and simple ways to nourish your face and hands during and after treatment. Register to receive information on how to participate in this program over Zoom and reserve your kit. Info & Registration
Virtual GYN Cancer Support Time 6:00 PM We want to help you stay connected during this time of social distancing. Register to receive a private invitation to an online support group meeting through Zoom. Info & Registration
Thursday November 4th 2021
Virtual Yoga Meditation Time 9:30 AM Join Jamie Laputka for yoga techniques that are designed for people living with cancer and chronic illness, focusing on awareness of breath, gentle movement, meditation and imagery. Register to receive information on how to participate in this program over Zoom. Info & Registration
Virtual Bereavement for Spouses Time 12:00 PM Location Cancer Support Community Greater Lehigh Valley

Join us for a review of helpful tips and reflections from Alan Wolfelt’s book. Register to receive a private invitation to an online support group meeting through Zoom.


Info & Registration
Virtual Finished with Treatment Time 5:00 PM This series is designed to help people finished with active cancer treatment navigate the new normal of survivorship. Discussions will center around emotions, relationships, communication and goal setting. Register to receive information on how to participate in this program over Zoom. Info & Registration
Friday November 5th 2021
Virtual Open Art Studio: Decorated Paper Evergreen Tree Time 11:00 AM These lovely trees are made from salvaged plastic cones and pages from on old book. Join us for a step by step guide on how to turn this simple cone into lovely table top décor. Register to receive information on how to participate in this program over Zoom and to reserve your supply kit. Info & Registration
Let it Go Fridays Time 12:00 PM Clear your mind, and leave the stressful parts of the week behind. This quick meditation will reset your mood as you close your eyes and visualize a peaceful scene. Register to receive information on how to participate in this program over Zoom. Info & Registration
Monday November 8th 2021
Self-Care for Caregivers Porch Pickup Time 9:00 AM November is National Caregiver Awareness month. It’s your time to get pampered with specially prepared DIY self-care kits for you. (Stay tuned for some live demonstrations along the way) Info & Registration
Virtual People Living With Cancer Time 6:00 PM Location Cancer Support Community Greater Lehigh Valley

Zoom meeting invite will be sent to members only

Watch this helpful video from Cancer Support Community on Living with Uncertainty

On-line Registration is not currently active for this event. Info & Registration
Virtual Friends and Family (Caregivers) Time 7:00 PM Location Cancer Support Community Greater Lehigh Valley

Zoom meeting invite will be sent to members only. * New Time 7:00pm

· https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=25&amp;v=SzoqSKdy_nY&amp;feature=emb_logo

o Helpful video from Cancer Support Community on Living with Uncertainty.

On-line Registration is not currently active for this event. Info & Registration
Tuesday November 9th 2021
Virtual Gentle Yoga Time 9:30 AM Location Cancer Support Community Greater Lehigh Valley

Mild stretching and focused breathing combine chair and mat work.    

Register to receive information on how to participate in this LIVE program over Zoom.

Enjoy this hatha yoga practice that incorporates Ayurvedic principles :) Let your breath guide your movement between each transition. (35 minutes)

Info & Registration
Virtual Creative Expression Time 11:00 AM

Art becomes a tool to express emotions. We make mandalas, memory boxes, and collages.

Register to receive information on how to participate in this group over Zoom.


Info & Registration
Virtual People Living With Cancer Time 6:00 PM Location Cancer Support Community Greater Lehigh Valley Zoom invitations will be sent to members directly. On-line Registration is not currently active for this event. Info & Registration
Wednesday November 10th 2021
Carbon County Series: Intro to Tapping Time 12:00 PM Learn basic tapping sequences as well as the benefits associated with this approach to self-care. Location: Turn to Us, Inc, Nesquehoning Info & Registration
Virtual Thyroid Cancer Support Group Time 6:00 PM Location Cancer Support Community Greater Lehigh Valley

Affected by thyroid cancer? Join our monthly support group to talk about it with other folks who are going through similar circumstances.

We want to help you stay connected during this time of social distancing.   Register to receive a private invitation to an online support group meeting through Zoom.


Info & Registration
Thursday November 11th 2021
Virtual Yoga Meditation Time 9:30 AM Join Jamie Laputka for yoga techniques that are designed for people living with cancer and chronic illness, focusing on awareness of breath, gentle movement, meditation and imagery. Register to receive information on how to participate in this program over Zoom. Info & Registration
Nurtition Education: Healthy Cooking Demo with Zeke Zelker Time 12:00 PM Info & Registration
Virtual Family Night: Leaf Painting Time 5:00 PM Create a mindful design, suitable for the fall season. Register to receive information on how to participate in this program over Zoom and reserve your kit. Info & Registration
Virtual Finished with Treatment Time 5:00 PM This series is designed to help people finished with active cancer treatment navigate the new normal of survivorship. Discussions will center around emotions, relationships, communication and goal setting. Register to receive information on how to participate in this program over Zoom. Info & Registration
Friday November 12th 2021
Yamuna Body Rolling Time 10:15 AM Specialized balls help you create specific positions to elongate and tone your muscles and align your joints. Register to reserve your kit. Space is limited in this 5 week series. Info & Registration
Let it Go Fridays Time 12:00 PM Clear your mind, and leave the stressful parts of the week behind. This quick meditation will reset your mood as you close your eyes and visualize a peaceful scene. Register to receive information on how to participate in this program over Zoom. Info & Registration
Monday November 15th 2021
Self-Care for Caregivers Porch Pickup Time 9:00 AM November is National Caregiver Awareness month. It’s your time to get pampered with specially prepared DIY self-care kits for you. (Stay tuned for some live demonstrations along the way) Info & Registration
Mindful Stroll Time 12:00 PM Engage all 5 senses as you join us for a walking tour. Location will be the Sand Island D&L Trail  Info & Registration
Virtual People Living With Cancer Time 6:00 PM Location Cancer Support Community Greater Lehigh Valley

Zoom meeting invite will be sent to members only

Watch this helpful video from Cancer Support Community on Living with Uncertainty

On-line Registration is not currently active for this event. Info & Registration
Virtual Friends and Family (Caregivers) Time 7:00 PM Location Cancer Support Community Greater Lehigh Valley

Zoom meeting invite will be sent to members only. * New Time 7:00pm

· https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=25&amp;v=SzoqSKdy_nY&amp;feature=emb_logo

o Helpful video from Cancer Support Community on Living with Uncertainty.

On-line Registration is not currently active for this event. Info & Registration
Tuesday November 16th 2021
Virtual Breast Friends Breakfast Time 8:30 AM Location Cancer Support Community Greater Lehigh Valley

Want to join us from your own personal breakfast nook?  

Register to receive information on how to participate in this casual discussion group over Zoom.

  

Info & Registration
Virtual Gentle Yoga Time 9:30 AM Location Cancer Support Community Greater Lehigh Valley

Mild stretching and focused breathing combine chair and mat work.    

Register to receive information on how to participate in this LIVE program over Zoom.

Enjoy this hatha yoga practice that incorporates Ayurvedic principles :) Let your breath guide your movement between each transition. (35 minutes)

Info & Registration
Virtual Ovarian Cancer: Treatment Updates Time 1:30 PM Join experts for a discussion about current standard of care and new treatment approaches. Register to learn how to participate in the webinar offered by CancerCare® Info & Registration
Virtual Mid-day Meditation Time 2:00 PM Take a journey to help recognize automatic negative thoughts and the effects they have on us. Learn how to flip the script by launching a New Greatest Hits. This Tinker’N original workshop focuses on transitioning from a fixed mindset to a growth mindset to help you live your best life. Register to receive a supply kit and information on how to participate in this program over Zoom. Info & Registration
Virtual People Living With Cancer Time 6:00 PM Location Cancer Support Community Greater Lehigh Valley Zoom invitations will be sent to members directly. On-line Registration is not currently active for this event. Info & Registration
Virtual Restorative Yoga Time 6:00 PM Location Cancer Support Community Greater Lehigh Valley Experienced instructors teach gentle movement, strengthening, stretching, mindful breathing, meditation, and imagery techniques to relieve stress, quiet the mind, help sleep, and promote healing. Register to receive information on how to participate in this program over Zoom. Info & Registration
Wednesday November 17th 2021
Virtual Reiki and Meditation Time 12:00 PM Join Carrie Beleno and Natalie Corr for a chakra discussion and meditation focusing on emotional balance. Register to receive information on how to participate in this program over Zoom. Info & Registration
Virtual Crystal Vibes Time 3:00 PM Explore the background and usage of crystals in holistic practices, their connection to mood, energy and frequencies to promote a sense of wellbeing. Register to receive information on how to participate in this program over Zoom. Info & Registration
Thursday November 18th 2021
Virtual Yoga Meditation Time 9:30 AM Join Jamie Laputka for yoga techniques that are designed for people living with cancer and chronic illness, focusing on awareness of breath, gentle movement, meditation and imagery. Register to receive information on how to participate in this program over Zoom. Info & Registration
Virtual Bereavement for Spouses Time 12:00 PM Location Cancer Support Community Greater Lehigh Valley

Join us for a review of helpful tips and reflections from Alan Wolfelt’s book. Register to receive a private invitation to an online support group meeting through Zoom.


Info & Registration
Virtual Kidney Cancer Group Time 3:30 PM We want to stay connected during this difficult time. An invitation will be sent to you in order to access a private virtual meeting through Zoom. Info & Registration
Virtual Finished with Treatment Time 5:00 PM This series is designed to help people finished with active cancer treatment navigate the new normal of survivorship. Discussions will center around emotions, relationships, communication and goal setting. Register to receive information on how to participate in this program over Zoom. Info & Registration
Virtual Lymphatic Yoga Time 6:00 PM This practice helps to move the lymphatic fluid more efficiently, cleanse our lymph fluid, oxygenate our cells and restore and maintain our lymphatic system. Register to receive information on how to participate in this program over Zoom. Info & Registration
Friday November 19th 2021
Yamuna Body Rolling Time 10:15 AM Specialized balls help you create specific positions to elongate and tone your muscles and align your joints. Register to reserve your kit. Space is limited in this 5 week series. Info & Registration
Let it Go Fridays Time 12:00 PM Clear your mind, and leave the stressful parts of the week behind. This quick meditation will reset your mood as you close your eyes and visualize a peaceful scene. Register to receive information on how to participate in this program over Zoom. Info & Registration