Exercise and Movement

Exercise provides a building block for better health, especially for people with cancer and cancer survivors. More clinicians and oncologists are recommending exercise as a strategy for reducing the side effects of treatment, speeding recovery and improving overall quality of life.

Our certified instructors guide movement and work with participants to ensure that they receive personalized and caring support during sessions. These classes also provide important health benefits to family, friends and caregivers.

Exercise and Movement Classes

NIA™ Dance By focusing on body awareness and the sensations created by moving to the music, you will improve flexibility, agility, mobility, strength, and stability. Our instructor, Jill, has been teaching NIA since 2009 and loves learning new routines and combining songs to keep the class fresh and fun. No prior experience necessary.

Gentle Yoga Gentle exercise, breathing, and meditation help improve alignment and blood flow, reduce stress, and induce relaxation. This class can be taken at any fitness level, even if you are going through treatment. Gentle Yoga will help you modify movements for your current physical ability.

Walk with a Doc Walk with a Doc was created by Dr. David Sabgir, a board-certified cardiologist who practices with Mount Carmel Clinical Cardiovascular Specialists, to encourage people to encourage healthy physical activity in people of all ages. There are Walk with a Doc programs throughout the central Ohio area. Visit walkwithadoc.org to find a walk near you.

Tai Chi Basic Tai Chi has been proven to reduce stress and tension, improve posture and balance, increase muscle strength, agility and flexibility, improve quality of sleep, relieve chronic pain, and increase energy and endurance. Tai Chi is great for all ages and for people who have arthritis or chronic back pain. Due to the low impact movements, anyone can try Tai Chi and everyone can benefit from it.

Support for Tai Chi classes in Delaware County is provided by the Healthcare Foundation of Delaware County and the Delaware County Foundation.

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