Cambridge Chaplin Y

These programs are held in Cambridge at the Chaplin Family YMCA:

Gentle Exercise Programs:

Gentle Yoga for Symptom Management
This is a gentle yoga to help exercise control over physical and emotional well-being by combining movements, breathing, stretching, body poses and meditation practice. This program is specifically for patients who have significant adverse physical symptoms (e.g., pain, instability, mobility problems due to surgery) that requires an especially gentle style of yoga that can be modified to each member's needs. The primary objective of this type of yoga session is symptom relief.

Location: Cambridge at the Chaplin YMCA

Date: Tuesday

        Jan 7, 14, 21, 28

         Feb 4, 11, 18, 25

         March 3, 10, 17, 24, 31

          April 7, 14, 21, 28


Time: 1:30 to 3:00 p.m.

Designed for: This program is for members, caregivers and family.

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Meditation (Lang's Cambridge)

Meditation has been used as a means to achieve healthy thought management by exercising control over thoughts and emotions. In this group program, cancer patients and caregivers are taught mindfulness meditation exercises and are encouraged to practice them at home to the greatest extent possible based on interest and health. This program is especially suited to members who are trying meditation for the first time.

Date: Thursday

Jan 30 

Feb 27

March 26

April 30


Time: 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Designed for: members, caregivers and family members

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Relaxation Program:

Reiki
Reiki is an ancient healing technique. It is a treatment in which healing energy is channeled from the practitioner to the patient who is sitting or lying quietly to enhance energy and reduce stress, pain and fatigue. Reiki is a simple procedure, consisting of calm and concentrated touching, with the practitioner focusing on healing and giving energy to specific areas on the receiver's body.

To book an appointment, please call 519-742-4673



Support Program:

Women’s Support Group

Support among the group is offered, tips are shared and strategies for coping discussed. A wide range of on top of mind topics are discussed each week including everyday life events, past, present or future. Come discuss concerns about your future cancer treatments, eating problems and relationship issues.  The group is warm and friendly and a good social circle for women with cancer.

Location: Cambridge

Date: Tuesday

          Jan 7, 14, 21, 28

          Feb 4, 11, 18, 25 

          March 3, 10, 17, 24, 31

          April 7, 14, 21, 28


Time: 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Designed for: women with any type of cancer

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Chaplin Family YMCA of Cambridge
250 Hespeler Road
Cambridge, ON
N1R 3H3

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