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Thursday October 1st 2020
Virtual QiGong Time 10:15 AM This Chinese-inspired system of gentle movement, breath control, and meditation improves circu-lation, balance, flexibility, and creates a stronger body and mind. Register to receive information on how to participate in this program over Zoom. 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
Friday October 2nd 2020
Walking Club Time 9:00 AM Starting Friday Sept 4th, Wellness Workout is now a Walking Club! Join us for an outdoor walking session. Meet-up info will be sent upon registration. 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 October 5th 2020
Virtual Wellness Workout Time 9:30 AM Location Cancer Support Community Greater Lehigh Valley

Let us help you stay motivated and active with a variety of live classes and recorded fitness sessions from local professionals.  Register to receive links to participate.

Exercise is an important part of staying healthy before, during and after cancer. You will feel very different on the day after you complete treatment than you will a few months or years later. The way you exercise needs to be different too. Learn how to customize your exercise routine to match your energy and fitness level.

For a simple set of stretches, try these easy prompts that can be done safely in your own home.


Info & Registration
Metastatic Breast Cancer Webinar Watch Party Time 10:00 AM Join us for an informative workshop from Metavivor on understanding medical research funding for metastatic cancer and opportunities for advocacy. Webinar will be followed by a live discussion. Register to receive a link to participate on Zoom 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 October 6th 2020
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 Ask the Expert: Oncology Nutrition Time 1:00 PM Join us for a live webinar from Cancer and Careers, featuring Katy Fung, MS, RD, CDN, CSO. Learn tips on how to plan healthy and affordable meals, boost immunity, manage weight, minimize side effects, and develop strategies for eating well at work and beyond. 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 October 7th 2020
Finished with Treatment...Now What? 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
Personal Development 102 Time 6:00 PM Would you like a self-help manual to help guide you toward a more positive life? In this continuation from last month, we will be focusing more on communication, creating healthy boundaries, practicing self-care and adding more humor into your life. New members welcome. Register to receive information on how to participate in this program over Zoom. Info & Registration
GYN Cancers Support Group Time 6:30 PM Location Cancer Support Community Greater Lehigh Valley

Women with ovarian, cervical, endometrial, and uterine cancer welcome.

Info & Registration
Thursday October 8th 2020
Virtual QiGong Time 10:15 AM This Chinese-inspired system of gentle movement, breath control, and meditation improves circu-lation, balance, flexibility, and creates a stronger body and mind. Register to receive information on how to participate in this program over Zoom. Info & Registration
Virtual Bereavement for Spouses Time 1:00 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.


On-line Registration is not currently active for this event. Info & Registration
Virtual Healthy Cooking with Chef Ryan Callahan Time 5:00 PM This class is a fun, energetic, and interactive discussion and cooking demo inspired by fall flavors. Register to receive information on how to participate in this program over Zoom. Info & Registration
Virtual Family Gallery Night Time 6:00 PM Artwork from our children and teens programs will be revealed during this special virtual event. Sit back and enjoy the virtual tour as they showcase their creativity. Register to receive information on how to participate in this program over Zoom. Info & Registration
Friday October 9th 2020
Walking Club Time 9:00 AM Starting Friday Sept 4th, Wellness Workout is now a Walking Club! Join us for an outdoor walking session. Meet-up info will be sent upon registration. 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 Strengthening Our Schools Time 3:00 PM Gain tools and knowledge for when a student is impacted by a cancer diagnosis. Program series is open to parents, grandparents, healthcare professionals, and school staff. Register to receive specific agenda titles and information on how to participate in this program over Zoom. Info & Registration
Monday October 12th 2020
Virtual Wellness Workout Time 9:30 AM Location Cancer Support Community Greater Lehigh Valley

Let us help you stay motivated and active with a variety of live classes and recorded fitness sessions from local professionals.  Register to receive links to participate.

Exercise is an important part of staying healthy before, during and after cancer. You will feel very different on the day after you complete treatment than you will a few months or years later. The way you exercise needs to be different too. Learn how to customize your exercise routine to match your energy and fitness level.

For a simple set of stretches, try these easy prompts that can be done safely in your own home.


Info & Registration
Virtual Journaling and Blogging Time 11:00 AM

We’ll make journaling and blogging easy and fun so they can help you when you’re overwhelmed.  

Register to receive 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 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 October 13th 2020
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 LGBT+ Cancer Support Group Time 5:30 PM Location Bradbury-Sullivan LGBT Community Center

We want to help you stay connected during this time of social distancing. All cancer survivors, current or out of treatment are welcome. Offered in conjunction with Bradbury-Sullivan LGBT+ Center. 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 invitations will be sent to members directly. On-line Registration is not currently active for this event. Info & Registration
Wednesday October 14th 2020
Virtual Lymphedema Support Group Time 11:00 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 Medical Marijuana Time 5:00 PM This workshop will provide an introduction to cannabis as a medicine while reviewing symptom alleviating treatments. Learn how to access cannabis from a dispensary with a thorough review of the forms and required documents along with common questions about dosing and managing side effects. Register to receive a link to watch this recorded encore presentation from our 2020 Survivor Summit. Info & Registration
Virtual Thyroid Cancer Support Group Time 6:30 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 October 15th 2020
Virtual QiGong Time 10:15 AM This Chinese-inspired system of gentle movement, breath control, and meditation improves circu-lation, balance, flexibility, and creates a stronger body and mind. Register to receive information on how to participate in this program over Zoom. Info & Registration
Virtual Kidney Cancer Oktoberfest Open House Party Time 3:30 PM An afternoon of education and entertainment awaits you! Every half hour highlights a special session on nutrition education, cardio dance, drumming, and meditation. Register for specific details and to learn how to participate 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 16th 2020
Walking Club Time 9:00 AM Starting Friday Sept 4th, Wellness Workout is now a Walking Club! Join us for an outdoor walking session. Meet-up info will be sent upon registration. 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 Strengthening Our Schools Time 3:00 PM Gain tools and knowledge for when a student is impacted by a cancer diagnosis. Program series is open to parents, grandparents, healthcare professionals, and school staff. Register to receive specific agenda titles and information on how to participate in this program over Zoom. Info & Registration
Monday October 19th 2020
Virtual Wellness Workout Time 9:30 AM Location Cancer Support Community Greater Lehigh Valley

Let us help you stay motivated and active with a variety of live classes and recorded fitness sessions from local professionals.  Register to receive links to participate.

Exercise is an important part of staying healthy before, during and after cancer. You will feel very different on the day after you complete treatment than you will a few months or years later. The way you exercise needs to be different too. Learn how to customize your exercise routine to match your energy and fitness level.

For a simple set of stretches, try these easy prompts that can be done safely in your own home.


Info & Registration
Virtual Reiki and Meditation Time 10:45 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
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 October 20th 2020
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 Mid-day Meditation Time 2:00 PM Learn relaxation techniques to relieve stress for physical, emotional and spiritual wellbeing. Register to receive information on how to participate in this peaceful 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 Register to receive information on how to participate in this program over Zoom. Info & Registration
Wednesday October 21st 2020
Virtual Nutrition Education: Spotlight on the Benefits of Olive Oils Time 12:00 PM Nutrition Education: Spotlight on the Benefits of Olive Oil Owners from Seasons Olive Oil & Vinegar Taproom will share their passion and knowledge during this lunchtime Q&A. Register to receive information on how to participate in this program over Zoom. Info & Registration
Thursday October 22nd 2020
Virtual QiGong Time 10:15 AM This Chinese-inspired system of gentle movement, breath control, and meditation improves circu-lation, balance, flexibility, and creates a stronger body and mind. Register to receive information on how to participate in this program over Zoom. Info & Registration
Virtual Bereavement for Spouses Time 1:00 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.


On-line Registration is not currently active for this event. Info & Registration
Virtual Holistic Discussion: Emotional Freedom Technique Time 1:00 PM Learn basic tapping sequences as well as the benefits associated with this approach to self-care. Register to receive information on how to participate in this program over Zoom. 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 The Actual Dance: Date Night ‘at the Theatre’ Time 6:00 PM This Award-Winning play about the power of love depicts a graceful and inspiring journey through the uncharted waters of illness, where the resilience and power of the human spirit ultimately persevere. The Actual Dance will make you laugh, cry, and then cheer! Register to receive information on how to participate in this program over Zoom. Info & Registration
Friday October 23rd 2020
Walking Club Time 9:00 AM Starting Friday Sept 4th, Wellness Workout is now a Walking Club! Join us for an outdoor walking session. Meet-up info will be sent upon registration. 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 Strengthening Our Schools Time 3:00 PM Gain tools and knowledge for when a student is impacted by a cancer diagnosis. Program series is open to parents, grandparents, healthcare professionals, and school staff. Register to receive specific agenda titles and information on how to participate in this program over Zoom. Info & Registration
Monday October 26th 2020
Virtual Wellness Workout Time 9:30 AM Location Cancer Support Community Greater Lehigh Valley

Let us help you stay motivated and active with a variety of live classes and recorded fitness sessions from local professionals.  Register to receive links to participate.

Exercise is an important part of staying healthy before, during and after cancer. You will feel very different on the day after you complete treatment than you will a few months or years later. The way you exercise needs to be different too. Learn how to customize your exercise routine to match your energy and fitness level.

For a simple set of stretches, try these easy prompts that can be done safely in your own home.


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 October 27th 2020
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
Virtual Tibetan Singing Bowls Time 6:30 PM Relax to the magical sounds of crystal singing bowls. Listening to the singing bowls can help induce a meditative state, which reduces stress to promote healing and relaxation. Info & Registration
Wednesday October 28th 2020
Virtual Cancer and Osteoporosis: How to Keep Your Bones Buff Time 5:00 PM Osteoporosis is a common side effect for people living with cancer. It can come on from the diagnosis itself, or from the interventions provided to treat it; and may develop immediately, or many years down the road. This presentation will touch on topics including: signs and symptoms of osteoporosis, screening and testing for the disease, prevention, and interventions to combat bone loss. Register to receive a link to watch this recorded encore presentation from our 2020 Survivor Summit. Info & Registration
Thursday October 29th 2020
Virtual QiGong Time 10:15 AM This Chinese-inspired system of gentle movement, breath control, and meditation improves circu-lation, balance, flexibility, and creates a stronger body and mind. Register to receive information on how to participate in this program over Zoom. Info & Registration
Virtual Family Halloween Party with the Little Green Monster Time 6:00 PM Breast cancer survivor, teacher and author Sharon Chappell will read her book and facilitate art-making during our Halloween party! Participants will draw, dance and move mindfully as we identify and understand emotions, and make new memories during the cancer journey. Workshop co-sponsored by Well Beings Studio. www.wellbeings.studio. Dressing up in costume is encouraged!! Register to reserve your DIY kit ready for pick-up at the office so you can follow along during the Zoom meeting. Info & Registration
Beards for Breasts - 2020 Time 6:30 PM

We are inviting men in the Lehigh Valley to participate in Beards for Breasts to raise funds for the Cancer Support Community of the Greater Lehigh Valley.

Info & Registration
Friday October 30th 2020
Walking Club Time 9:00 AM Starting Friday Sept 4th, Wellness Workout is now a Walking Club! Join us for an outdoor walking session. Meet-up info will be sent upon registration. Info & Registration
Virtual Comfortable In Your Own Skin Time 10:30 AM This skin care workshop acknowledges dental hygiene month, featuring guest speakers, resources, and a kit filled with organic skin care and personal hygiene products. Space is limited. Register to receive information on how to participate in this program over Zoom and arrange for pick-up of your customized 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