Finding Meaning Through Talk and Movement

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A cancer diagnosis can challenge us emotionally, spiritually, and physically. It can be hard to find meaning in our lives when we are stressed and facing the reality of cancer. Join this workshop to learn more about Meaning-Centered Psychotherapy.  It can help us deal with the feeling our lives have lost meaning because of our illness. We will learn ways to change how we think about the cancer experience. During this workshop, an MSK Integrative Medicine doctor will discuss Meaning-Centered Psychotherapy. An MSK dance and movement therapist will offer movement-based methods to support, explore, and connect these ideas.

Audience

This class is open to people who have been treated for cancer and their caregivers.

Instructors

  • Nirupa Raghunathan, MD, MS – Director, Pediatric Integrative Oncology
  • Jennifer Whitley, MS, BC-DMT, LCAT, CMA - MSK dance/movement therapist

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Location

This class is taught online through Zoom, a videoconference system.

You Will Need:

  • A computer with a high-speed Internet connection, or a tablet, such as an iPad, or a smartphone
  • A webcam, speaker, and microphone. If you do not have a microphone and speaker, you can participate in the class by phone. You will receive the phone number once you register
  • Google Chrome or Firefox as your internet browser

What to Wear:  

  • Comfortable clothing so you can move easily 
  • Wear sneakers if you’d like extra foot and ankle support  

Registration Details

Registration for this workshop is required. Please complete the form below. You will receive an email to confirm your registration and instructions to join the class.

  • General public rate: $25
  • Integrative Medicine at Home member rate: $20

Integrative Medicine at Home is a monthly membership program offering access to daily online fitness and mind-body classes. Learn more and become a member today by visiting our website.

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