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
(April 17 - April 24)

Support provided by:

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, April 17

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.

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Yoga Nidra is a state of consciousness between waking and sleeping, like the “going-to-sleep” stage. The yogic goal of both paths, deep relaxation (yoga nidra) and meditation, are the same, a state of meditative consciousness called samadhi.

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Monday, April 19

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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This six-session group provides an opportunity for those actively supporting a loved one with cancer to meet, share experiences, and talk with others in similar situations who will understand what you are going through. The Caregiver Networking Group can help you tackle the everyday challenges you may face while supporting a loved one. Join us to learn how to care for yourselves as you care for others by sharing wisdom, encouragement, and support.

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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.

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Tuesday, April 20

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!

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This is a networking group for those who have been diagnosed with multiple myeloma or those who love someone with who has been diagnosed with multiple myeloma. Support Provided by Janssen and Takeda.

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Wednesday, April 21

Each session will include  breath awareness, body scan, meditation and mindful movement. We will also contemplate wisdom from leading mindfulness teachers and explore how applied mindfulness can enhance our lives. No experience necessary – all are welcome!

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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

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Thursday, April 22

Zhineng Qigong consists of an easy flowing series of movements combined with “intention” to gently open the heart and mind, inducing well-being and inviting joy into our life.

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Chef Jason will be challenged to create a scrumptious and nutritious dish from surprise ingredients that you choose. Send your ingredient ideas to test the chef’s skills and creativity. Send your ingredient ideas to asantangelo@cancersupportohio.org.

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Friday, April 23

Chair yoga is a practice that modifies 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.

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Join us for our weekly Tai chi classes! Tai chi combines slow, deliberate movements, meditation, and breathing exercises. The routines were not designed to burn calories or raise your heart rate. Instead, tai chi is a martial art that can help your circulation, balance, and alignment. It can also help restore your energy!

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Saturday, April 24

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

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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