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Cancer Programs

[Virtual Class] Restorative Yoga Class for Cancer Patients and Caregivers

Free

with Meera Chari

Calendar Next available session starts Apr 16, 2024 at 10 am
74 additional sessions through Sep 23, 2025

This weekly Restorative Yoga class consists of breathwork exercises, gentle restorative yoga poses, and meditation to reduce stress and anxiety. Breathwork allows one to embrace the present moment, while restorative yoga promotes relief from tension. The free class is specifically designed for cancer patients, survivors, and caregivers and is useful for all impacted by cancer.

The class is offered by Integrative Healing, a non-profit organization, focused on an integrative approach to cancer treatment to boost the healing of patients impacted by cancer.

The class is taught by Meera Chari, a certified yoga teacher. She has a deep understanding of patients who are going through different stages in their treatment and is able to adjust the class to meet their needs. The class size is small to facilitate close attention from the instructor. It is taught on Zoom online, to practice in the safety and comfort of your home.

Online Event Instructions

For more information and registration to join Zoom Meeting, please contact the Cancer Center at 650-988-8338.

Meeting Frequency

This class meets online weekly Thursday unless otherwise noted.

Disclaimer: If you’ve registered 48 hours before the class, it is not a guarantee of your registration for this date and time. 

Restorative Yoga classes are sponsored by El Camino Health Cancer Center.

[Virtual] Healthy Young Attitude Support Group

Free

with Cancer Center Programs

Calendar Next available session starts Apr 16, 2024 at 7 pm
8 additional sessions through Dec 17, 2024

The Healthy Young Attitude (HYA) support group is a casual, friendly peer-support group of young adults who are going through or have gone through a diagnosis of cancer. We share support, social activities, treatment information, options, ideas, and inspirations. The process usually involves screening and discussion for questions prior to joining this support group.

Online Event Instructions

For more information about how to join this Zoom Meeting, please contact the Cancer Center at 650-988-8338.

Meeting Frequency

This group meets on the third Tuesday of every month.

Disclaimer: If you’ve registered 48 hours before the class, it is not a guarantee of your registration for this date and time. 

Healthy Young Attitude is sponsored by El Camino Health Cancer Center.

[Virtual Class] Yoga and Meditation Class for Cancer Patients and Caregivers

Free

with Meera Chari

Calendar Next available session starts Apr 18, 2024 at 10 am
39 additional sessions through Feb 13, 2025

This weekly Yoga and Meditation class begins with mindful meditation, followed by gentle, relaxing yoga exercises and breathing techniques designed to improve flexibility and wellness. The free class is specifically designed for cancer patients, survivors, and caregivers and is ideal for all impacted by cancer.

The class is offered by Integrative Healing, a non-profit organization, focused on an integrative approach to cancer treatment to boost the healing of patients impacted by cancer.

The class is led by Meera Chari, an experienced, certified yoga teacher. She has a deep understanding of patients who are going through different stages in their treatment and is able to adjust the class to meet their needs. The class size is small to facilitate close attention from the instructor. The class is on Zoom online, to practice in the safety and comfort of your home.

Online Event Instructions

For more information and registration to join Zoom Meeting, please contact the Cancer Center at 650-988-8338.

Meeting Frequency

This class meets on Zoom online weekly Thursday unless otherwise noted.

Disclaimer: If you've registered 48 hours before the class, it is not a guarantee of your registration for this date and time.

Yoga and Meditation classes are sponsored by El Camino Health Cancer Center.

[Virtual Class] Oncology Exercise Class for Cancer Patients

Free

with Outpatient Physical Therapy

Calendar Next available session starts Apr 19, 2024 at 10 am
36 additional sessions through Dec 27, 2024

Our Oncology Exercise Class is designed to help you feel better during and after cancer treatment. This class is available to El Camino Health Cancer Center patients who are currently receiving treatment and those who have completed treatment.

Online Event Instructions

For more information or to join the Zoom Meeting, please contact the Cancer Center at (650) 988-8338.

Research has demonstrated that those who exercise regularly experienced less fatigue. This is often a common side effect of cancer treatments. The sooner you start exercising, the better you’ll feel!

This program is available to El Camino Health Cancer Center patients who are currently receiving treatment and those who have completed treatment.

Prerequisite: Physical Therapy Evaluation

Participation begins with a one-on-one evaluation with an El Camino Health physical therapist. The physical therapist will evaluate your readiness for this exercise class and assign a level that is right for you. You can then join the weekly exercise class.

One-on-one evaluations are held at the Outpatient Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation (Mountain View) department in Park Pavilion, at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. every Monday. Please contact the Cancer Center to schedule an appointment at (650) 988-8338. Wearing a face mask during your evaluation with the physical therapist is required.

Meeting Frequency 

Class meets online every Friday unless otherwise noted.

Disclaimer: If you’ve registered 48 hours before the class, it is not a guarantee of your registration for this date and time. 

Oncology Exercise Class is sponsored by El Camino Health Cancer Center.

[Virtual Class] ThyCA: Thyroid Cancer Survivors' Association Support Group

Free

with Maika Clarke

Calendar Next available session starts Apr 27, 2024 at 2:30 pm
8 additional sessions through Dec 28, 2024

Thyroid Cancer support group open to survivors, their families, and friends to share experiences.

Online Event Instructions

For more information and registration to join Zoom Meeting, please contact southsilicon-ca@thyca.org or the Cancer Center at 650-988-8338.

Description

Support group participants share experiences with thyroid cancer, information and insights on coping with thyroid cancer. ThyCA South Silicon Valley meets on the fourth Saturday of every month, from 2:30-4:00PM, unless otherwise noted below.

Additional Information

For additional information about this group please visit the ThyCa website at www.thyca.org.

Meeting Frequency

This class meets on the 4th Saturday of each month unless otherwise noted.

Disclaimer: If you’ve registered 48 hours before the class, it is not a guarantee of your registration for this date and time. 

Thyroid Cancer Support Group is sponsored by El Camino Health Cancer Center.





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