Welcome to our Virtual Community!

We Are Here for You! Our Classes are Now Open to All! 

Now more than ever, everyone needs to be embraced by community and Cancer Support Community can help.

 

Effective immediately anyone, no matter who you are, can participate in our virtual programs that are provided at no cost.

 

We have implemented NEW procedures to assure that all our virtual programming through Zoom is safe and secure.

Check out the schedule below and join us. We welcome you!

 

This Week's Programs
(September 26 - October 3)

To register for any program below, please click ‘Register here,’ located under each program.

For weekly schedules of classes, please email us at info@cancersupportohio.org

Go to our full program calendar to see what’s coming up.

Click here for a message from our CEO

Saturday, September 26

Gentle exercise, breathing, and meditation help improve alignment and blood flow, reduce stress, and induce relaxation. The class can be taken at any fitness level, even in the midst of treatment. Our instructor will help you modify movements for your current physical ability.

Register here 

Kids’ yoga time! Grab a parent or grandparent and join us for this upbeat yoga session. Classic yoga poses in a fun, playful way.

Register here

Monday, September 28

Gentle Yoga can refer to a variety of types of yoga classes taught by teachers from various styles of yoga. Gentle Yoga is less intense, non-strenuous, minimalistic, quiet, meditative, or restorative. Gentle Yoga is offered three times weekly.

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Restore your health, increase your energy, and prolong your life with this ancient art. The secrets of Tai Chi are profound but easy to learn by anyone regardless of age, experience, or physical condition. Find out why millions of people around the world include Tai Chi every day as part of an overall wellness plan. With instructor John Carnes.

Register here 

Tuesday, September 29

Join us for a workout with friends! This program is led by participants with an emphasis on strength building. Grab your friends and become healthier and stronger together!

Register here

This is a one-time orientation for all newcomers to Cancer Support Community. In this 45-minute session we introduce our programs and create an Individual Wellness Plan to help you make the most of all Cancer Support Community has to offer. Registration is required. When registering please provide: name, date of birth and email address.

Call 614.884.4673 to schedule

Wednesday, September 30

Zumba Gold is a modified Zumba class for active older adults. It’s a great, lower-intensity and low-impact workout. The class introduces easy-to-follow choreography that focuses on balance, range of motion, and coordination. You’ll be dancing to great music, with great people, and burning a ton of calories without even realizing it! Come ready to sweat and leave feeling strong and empowered. Class will be led by Zumba Gold Instructor Aziza West.

Register here

Gentle Yoga can refer to a variety of types of yoga classes taught by teachers from various styles of yoga. Gentle Yoga is less intense, non-strenuous, minimalistic, quiet, meditative, or restorative. Gentle Yoga is offered three times weekly.

Register here

This is a one-time orientation for all newcomers to Cancer Support Community. In this 45-minute session we introduce our programs and create an Individual Wellness Plan to help you make the most of all Cancer Support Community has to offer. Registration is required. When registering please provide: name, date of birth and email address.

Call 614.884.4673 to schedule

Thursday, October 1

Restore your health, increase your energy and prolong your life with this ancient art. The secrets of Tai Chi are profound, but easy to learn by anyone regardless of age, experience or physical condition. Find out why millions of people around the world include Tai Chi every day as part of an overall wellness plan. Every Thursday at 10 AM. 

Register here

Qi means “life energy” and gong means “daily effort”; Qigong focuses life energy for different purposes, including self-healing. Zhineng Qigong consists of an easy-flowing series of movements combined with “intention” to gently open the power of the mind and heart to induce healing, cultivate wisdom and balance our physical and energetic systems to invite joy into our lives. 

Register here

We invite people interested in learning about precision medicine to a free workshop that provides fundamental information about precision medicine, biomarker testing, and types of targeted therapies to find the best treatment on an individual basis. 

Register here

It’s back! Join us every Thursday at 2:30pm. Use whatever you have around the house to feel the beat. No registration necessary.

Click here to join

Meeting ID: 707 905 310

Password: 295802

This month’s special autumnal theme is Pumpkin Everything! Chef Jason will provide the virtual cooking demonstration from the Giant Eagle Community Kitchen at Cancer Support Community, with nutrition tips provided by our dietitian, Laurie Coleman.

Recipes include: Easy Pumpkin Soup, Savory Baked Pumpkin, and Pumpkin Muffins

Register here

Is your child a pediatric cancer patient or survivor? Please join us for an evening of mom-time, relaxation, and guided discussions. 

Register here

Friday, October 2

Chair yoga is a practices that modify yoga poses so they can be done while seated in a chair. These modifications make yoga accessible to people who cannot stand, lack the mobility to move easily from standing to seated to supine positions, or want a quick break from working at home.

Register here

Restore your health, increase your energy, and prolong your life with this ancient art. The secrets of Tai Chi are profound but easy to learn by anyone regardless of age, experience, or physical condition. Find out why millions of people around the world include Tai Chi every day as part of an overall wellness plan. With instructor John Carnes.

Register here 

Saturday, October 3

Gentle exercise, breathing, and meditation help improve alignment and blood flow, reduce stress, and induce relaxation. The class can be taken at any fitness level, even in the midst of treatment. Our instructor will help you modify movements for your current physical ability.

Register here 

Videos on Demand

Important Program Updates

March 24, 2020: Cancer Support Programs Now Open to Entire Community

Click here for a message from the CEO welcoming our entire program to participate.

Zoom Instructions: Zoom is a very user-friendly platform with the highest security and HIPAA compliance. To participate in the classes, you will need to download Zoom on your mobile device or computer. It’s safe and very easy to use! You can learn about Zoom here and watch this quick introduction video. *Please note: The meeting ID and password are only necessary if you are not using the link provided

Zoom Pro Meeting Control Feature Instructions here.

  • Newcomer Welcome: This is a one-time orientation introducing cancer patients, survivors, caregivers and family members to our programs, and providing an Individual Wellness Plan for survivors and caregivers. Registration is required. Please call 614-884-HOPE (4673) to register. 
  • One-on-One Counseling: Persons seeking help for cancer-related distress or seeking individual counseling can contact Angie Santangelo at (614) 884.HOPE (4673). This is reserved for anyone living in the state of Ohio and will take place via Zoom, a video platform that provides Telehealth, or via phone.
  • MyLifeLine.Org: Cancer patients and caregivers can build an online support community of family and friends to foster connections, inspiration, and healing through free, personalized websites on MyLifeLine.org. You can also develop a calendar so your loved ones can help with your meals, rides to appointments, and more. And, if you can’t make it to our virtual Coffee and Connections or other virtual support groups, you can join one of the discussion boards for virtual sharing and support. These boards are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week and cover a variety of topics. Receive advice, support and offer tips to other people going through similar cancer experiences. 
  • Frankly Speaking About Cancer®Attend a Frankly Speaking About Cancer Education via webinar, listen to our weekly radio show or print material on a variety of topics.

Other Programs and Resources

  • 20s & 30s with Cancer: A safe Facebook Group place to discuss and share issues, concerns and victories with like-minded young adults.
  • Webinars: We are currently offering our Lunch and Learn Series and Natural Living Series virtually. To register, please click here and select the desired date.
  • Manage Stress Videos: Stress and anxiety go hand-in-hand with a cancer diagnosis. Click here to find inspirational videos as well as tips to manage stress brought on by a cancer diagnosis.
 

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