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Cambridge Meditation

Relax and find your focus
Wednesday September 24, 10 - 11 am in Cambridge

The practice of meditation is over 2000 years old. Each class come explore with us different meditation techniques to help deal more effectively with stresses, and increase your health and well being. Meditation helps encourage a point of focus to help facilitate relaxation, inspiration and a higher knowing.

Register online or call us at 519-742-4673 to sign up or for more information

Cambridge Laughter Yoga

Mary leads a fun filled hour to help relax you and make you feel wonderful
Thursday September 25, 1:30 to 2:30 pm in Cambridge

Laughter Yoga is a practice which combines yoga breathing and laughter exercises. The fun and gentle activity boosts the immune system and stimulates the brain to produce endorphins - feel good hormones. Whether your laughter is real or not, your body will get the benefits of this wonderful program. It's great for all ages and stages of recovery including family and caregivers. Dress comfortably.

Register online or call us at 519-742-4673 to sign up or for more information. Only those who have been a patient or their family member at GRRCC can be registered at this time

Helping You Cope with the Impact of Cancer

Join us for this new workshop through our partner at GRRCC
Wednesday September 17, 11 am to 12 pm in Kitchener

This one hour workshop is an introduction to the emotional, physiological, physical and practical issues faced by people diagnosed with cancer. In this workshop you will learn tips, supports and resources available to help you cope.

Register online or call us at 519-742-4673 to sign up or for more information. Only those who have been a patient or their family member at GRRCC can be registered at this time

Music Therapy with Sarah

Music reduces stress and makes you feel better - no experience necessary
Tuesday September 30, 7 to 8:30 pm in Kitchener

Come experience music therapy for your health and for your healing. Music has an inherent ability to generate an emotional response in the listener. It stimulates a relaxation response which can therefore lead to physiological changes in the body. Music is known to reduce stress therby producing related benefits such as lower blood pressure, improve breathing, reduced heart rate, and reduced tension in muscles. Explore opportunities for connection, healing and wellness through gentle music-making, listening and group song writing. Have an opportunity to connect with others impacted by cancer and strengthen each others spirits through music. This program is lead by a certified music therapist. No music experience is necessary.

Register online or call us at 519-742-4673 to sign up or for more information

Nutritional Grocery Store Tour for Healthy Eating

New location at Conestoga Mall Zehrs
Wednesday September 17, 10 to 11:30 am in Kitchener

Make the most out of your trip to the grocery store. Come join our registered in-store dietitian, Michelle, at the Zehrs in Conestoga Mall for a food tour that will make the science of food and nutrition easier to understand and empower you to make healthier choices including eating solutions to deal with cancer side effects. This tour is for those with cancer, their families and their caregivers. Registration required.

Register online or call us at 519-742-4673 to sign up or for more information.

Qi Gong

If you like Gentle Yoga & Tai Chi, try Qi Gong
Tuesday September 16, 7:30 to 8:30 pm in Kitchener

Qi Gong uses gentle movement, breathing techniques, and meditation to cleanse, reinforce and help life energy flow freely through the body. It teaches us how to control reactions to stress, reduce high blood pressure, frustration or anxiety. This exercise will help you maintain a positive presence in life.

Register online or call us at 519-742-4673 to sign up or for more information.

Scarf Tying Workshop

Only session offered this fall
Wednesday September 24, 10 to 11:30 am in Kitchener

Ever wonder how to tie a head scarf to look great? Then this workshop is for you. In this workshop you will learn how to tie 10 different scarf designs like the twisty turban and the oversized chignon. If you have a large sized (approx 72") head scarf at home, feel free to bring it with you to the class.

Register online or call us at 519-742-4673 to sign up or for more information.

Visualizing Wellness Workshop

Learn to reduce anticipatory nausea and vomiting
Thursday September 18, 10 am to 12 pm in Kitchener

There has been research completed showing the benefits of meditation and positive visualization in the treatment and recovery from cancer. Guided imagery has been effective in reducing anticipatory nausea and vomiting in adults receiving chemotherapy and for reducing anxiety and pain during invasive medical procedures. Controlled trials have show that guided imagery significantly reduces tension, stress and fatigue. Participants will learn how to use these skills on their own.

Register online or call us at 519-742-4673 to sign up or for more information.

The Waters Monthly Draw

Don't miss out on this fabulous opportunity

Feel the difference. Enjoy the Ultimate Spa Experience with a Full Day Package at The Waters - An Urban Spa Retreat. Or share a Half Day Spa Experience with a friend or loved one. HopeSpring, in partnership with the dedicated and compassionate team at The Waters, will nurture you to help you unwind, relieve stress, and refresh your soul. Send your entry to support@hopespring.ca or submit a ballot at our main centre in Kitchener.

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