Physical activity is one of the best methods to prevent and treat physical side effects such as fatigue, muscle weakness and bone density loss, and achieve long term wellness goals.
Classes and services are open to all: patients, survivors, caregivers and the community. Fees are due at the time of service. Your health insurance may reimburse you for our classes and services. We recommend asking your insurance provider, or our Client Service Representatives, about reimbursement when scheduling your appointment. Class and service fees can be made in advance and at the door.
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Full Listing of Class Offerings
Our signature aerobics class will help patients of all ages and abilities increase their endurance for everyday activities. Utilizing a variety a small weights, this small class helps decrease breathlessness and fatigue, improve muscle tone and flexibility.
Acupuncture is one safe and effective option you have for managing pain and treatment-related side effects, including:
- nausea from chemotherapy
- hot flashes
- osteoarthritis pain
- dry mouth
You will be among a maximum of six people treated by one of Integrative Medicine’s senior acupuncturists. The treatment, which will be performed with your clothes on, lasts 40 to 45 minutes. You will need to schedule one private acupuncture appointment prior to joining a community session.
Focused Fitness for Women is geared for our female patient populations, particularly breast and GYN cancer survivors. Common side effects these patients experience after surgery can include lymphedema or “frozen shoulder”. This class can help reduce the risk of lymphedema and improve range of motion if the condition has already been diagnosed. Exercises in this class will target areas of the body, including abs, legs, seat, lower back and thighs, without jumping and running that can put strain on the joints.
We all breathe, but how we breathe can impact daily living. Learning practices such as “focused breathing” can help you prepare for surgery, improve physical and emotional responses to stress, anxiety and cancer-treatment related pain. This class is offered on the first Thursday of every month.
Our PEX class pays attention to the unique needs our men patients and survivors share: to rebuild their muscle strength, improve balance and increase endurance. Through cardio sequences and weight training, PEX offers men of all ages and stage of treatment a fun and challenging workout that improve their health, physically and mentally.
This class combines traditional martial arts exercises with yogic breathing, guided imagery and meditation. This is a low-impact but an effective workout for the body and the mind. The concentration involved allows you to block out stress for the hour; this class can be the 60 minutes of “me” time we all look for.
Strong Bones & Muscular Health is an exercise program for those who have osteoporosis or are at risk of developing it. Exercise helps to maintain bone density and stimulate bone growth. This class uses walking, aerobics, and balance and weight training to strengthen bones.
Qi Gong combines movement and meditation, and can be practiced by individuals of any age or fitness level. Regular practice of Qi Gong can reduce stress, increase stamina and balance, improve sleep, and instill a sense of harmony.
Improve your posture and lose inches with this rehabilitative approach to fitness. You will tighten, tone, strengthen, , and energize your body through circuit training, isometrics, balance training, and flexibility exercises.
Try yoga in a supportive and soothing environment customized to you. In these classes, you will learn a variety of classic yoga breathing methods and postures, and can work on improving your flexibility, lifting your mood, and learning how to better control your breathing.