CANCER CARE PROGRAMS AT Marlene Meyerson JCC Manhattan

cancer fittness A partnership of Marlene Meyerson JCC Manhattan and BreastLink New York. This innovative program is designed to share the latest in health and wellness programs, while also bringing complementary care to those living with breast or ovarian cancer. Based on scientific findings about the importance of a plant-based diet and regular exercise for healing, our robust program includes a range of classes, lectures and events. Topics include nutrition, massage, yoga and aerobics which have been shown to help you deal with the side effects of cancer and boost healing.

To get started, click the register for classes button in the upper right.

Cancer Support Massage
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Prices Vary

Ellen Wertheim, Clinical Director, JCC Oncology Massage Program

Call 646.505.5716 to book an appointment.
Receive supportive, holistic bodywork, employing massage techniques suitable for individuals undergoing treatment or for those who are post–treatment and/or surgery. A prescription is required. Some medical insurance coverage is applicable for massage; please consult your insurance carrier to see if you qualify. Please note that you will be charged for your scheduled massage unless canceled due to medical emergency

*Three free sessions are offered for those being treated for breast cancer by BreastLink New York.


Please note: you will be charged a cancellation fee for any program that has a cost unless canceled due to medical emergency.

 

 

Yoga + Nia Brain + Body Fitness for Women
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  • Tue, Sep 04 - Tue, Jan 15
  • 04:00 PM - 05:15 PM
  • FREE for Everyone

The following classes are free of charge to individuals living with cancer and are cosponsored by the Marlene Meyerson JCC Manhattan and BreastLink New York.

All classes concentrate on restoring upper body movement after Breast Cancer Surgery  and dealing with the side effects of that surgery and chemo and radiation. At this time all classes are nevertheless open to all cancer survivors with the knowledge that they are not marketed to be a complete body work out.

To register, call JoAnn Fox Weingarten at 646.717.9383.

Moving for Life
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  • Wed, Sep 05 - Wed, Jan 16
  • 12:00 PM - 01:00 PM
  • FREE for Everyone

The following classes are free of charge to individuals living with cancer and are cosponsored by the Marlene Meyerson JCC Manhattan and BreastLink New York.

All classes concentrate on restoring upper body movement after Breast Cancer Surgery  and dealing with the side effects of that surgery and chemo and radiation. At this time all classes are nevertheless open to all cancer survivors with the knowledge that they are not marketed to be a complete body work out.

To register, call JoAnn Fox Weingarten at 646.717.9383.

Ai Chi: Flowing Aquatic Energy Program for Women Living with Cancer
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  • Thu, Sep 06 - Thu, Jan 17
  • 09:30 AM - 10:30 AM
  • FREE for Everyone

The following classes are free of charge to individuals living with cancer and are cosponsored by the Marlene Meyerson JCC Manhattan and BreastLink New York.

All classes concentrate on restoring upper body movement after Breast Cancer Surgery  and dealing with the side effects of that surgery and chemo and radiation. At this time all classes are nevertheless open to all cancer survivors with the knowledge that they are not marketed to be a complete body work out.

To register, call JoAnn Fox Weingarten at 646.717.9383.

Yoga for Men Who Are Cancer Survivors
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  • Thu, Sep 06 - Thu, Jan 17
  • 03:00 PM - 04:30 PM
  • FREE for Everyone

Jerry Snee, CYI

This program is co-sponsored with Mount Sinai Beth Israel Medical Center.

Please email jerrysnee@msn.com for more info.

Healing Yoga for Women Living with Breast or Ovarian Cancer
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  • Thu, Sep 06 - Thu, Jan 17
  • 06:45 PM - 08:00 PM
  • FREE for Everyone

The following classes are free of charge to individuals living with cancer and are cosponsored by the Marlene Meyerson JCC Manhattan and BreastLink New York.

All classes concentrate on restoring upper body movement after Breast Cancer Surgery  and dealing with the side effects of that surgery and chemo and radiation. At this time all classes are nevertheless open to all cancer survivors with the knowledge that they are not marketed to be a complete body work out.

To register, call JoAnn Fox Weingarten at 646.717.9383.

Moving for Life: Gentle Cardio Workout
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  • Sat, Sep 08 - Sat, Jan 19
  • 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  • FREE for Everyone

The following classes are free of charge to individuals living with cancer and are cosponsored by the Marlene Meyerson JCC Manhattan and BreastLink New York.

All classes concentrate on restoring upper body movement after Breast Cancer Surgery  and dealing with the side effects of that surgery and chemo and radiation. At this time all classes are nevertheless open to all cancer survivors with the knowledge that they are not marketed to be a complete body work out.

To register, call JoAnn Fox Weingarten at 646.717.9383.

Self-Healing Through the Chakras (Women Only)
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  • Wed, Oct 10 - Wed, Oct 10
  • 06:45 PM - 09:00 PM
  • FREE for Everyone

Katherine Hamer, Christine Dimmick + Courtney Bauer

Join us for an evening of healing with Katherine Hamer, certified singing bowl teacher, Christine Dimmick, founder of The Good Home Company, and Courtney Bauer, founder of Anya. Participants will learn powerful techniques to nurture vitality and expand the breath. Through meditation, aromatherapy, healing sound, and movement, participants will take a journey designed to calm and relax the body and soul.

 

 

Reiki and Self-Care: A Monthly Clinic
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Prices Vary

Pamela Miles

Reiki is a gentle, balancing spiritual healing practice offered through light touch to a fully clothed recipient. Sign up to experience a  Reiki session (your session includes a brief orientation) at 6:45 or 7:15 pm.

Note: If you are coming for a 30-minute session, please register for that time. If you are attending as a Reiki student/practitioner, please register below. Plan to arrive ready to start at 6:15 pm for a brief training and stay until 9:15. All practitioners receive a treatment.

Slimming Soups
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  • Thu, Oct 11 - Thu, Oct 11
  • 07:00 PM - 09:30 PM
  • $85 members / $95 public

Jackie Topol, MS, RD, Nutritionist

Join Jackie Topol for an evening full of the most delicious soups that will fill you up and help trim your waistline. These recipes will be a great addition to your meal rotation just as it starts to get chilly!  Soups may include Tuscan white bean with kale; cauliflower-leek; quinoa-split pea; butternut squash-coconut; chana dal with spinach; Southwest black bean; and carrot-ginger.

Free for those being tested or treated for cancer at Breast link New York or 50% off for those being treated for cancer elsewhere. Call 646.505.5728 to register for this offer. Please note because programs fill up quickly please let us know within 48 hours if you have to cancel for a medical reason, otherwise a cancellation fee will be applied. 

Reducing our Exposure to Household Carcinogens
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  • Mon, Oct 22 - Mon, Oct 22
  • 06:00 PM - 07:30 PM
  • FREE for Everyone

Christine Dimmick, Founder, The Good Home Company

Whether you’re battling cancer, diabetes, anxiety, or an autoimmune disorder, essential oils can bring health and wellness into your life. Join Christine Dimmick, a cancer survivor, to  learn how using essential oils in your medical treatment can improve your well-being.

Rebuilding Strength with Food
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  • Thu, Oct 25 - Thu, Oct 25
  • 07:00 PM - 09:30 PM
  • $85 members / $95 public

Jackie Topol, MS, RD

Join Jackie Topol for a special class for cancer survivors.  Learn how to keep your energy up and regain muscle tone. The menu may include maple-rosemary nut mix; za'taar flaxseed hummus; red lentil soup; salmon burgers with yogurt-dill sauce; mocha protein shake; and superseed cookies.

Free for those being tested or treated for cancer at Breast link New York or 50% off for those being treated for cancer elsewhere. Call 646.505.5728 to register for this offer. Please note because programs fill up quickly please let us know within 48 hours if you have to cancel for a medical reason, otherwise a cancellation fee will be applied. 

Restorative Mind, Body + Food Retreat - Women Only
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  • Sun, Oct 28 - Sun, Oct 28
  • 11:00 AM - 04:30 PM
  • $135 members / $145 public

Jessica Li Phillips, Integrative Chef and Wellness Consultant, Yoga Instructor E-RYT 500 + Caroline Kohles, Nia Movement Educator

If you are like so many women, giving so much to others but having little time to nourish yourself, this day is for you. Give yourself the gift of a mini-retreat focused on a whole-body approach to self-care and inspired living. Experience movement through yoga and Nia dance, meditation for stress relief, health coaching, and mindful eating of a seasonally focused menu we cook together. Conversation will focus on the role of nutrition in your life, reducing inflammation in your diet, and creating a healthier kitchen.

Limited to 10 participants.

Part of The Michelle C. Feig Nutrition Program

Free for those being tested or treated for cancer at Breast link New York or 50% off for those being treated for cancer elsewhere. Call 646.505.5728 to register for this offer. Please note because programs fill up quickly please let us know within 48 hours if you have to cancel for a medical reason, otherwise a cancellation fee will be applied. 

Introduction to Self-Hypnosis: Weight Loss
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  • Tue, Oct 30 - Tue, Oct 30
  • 07:00 PM - 09:00 PM
  • $35 members / $40 public

Lisa Ludovici, Certified Hypnosis Practitioner

You probably know about the importance of the mind/body connection. But do you know that your mind can actually shape your body? This introduction to self-hypnosis will teach you how to use your mind to achieve your ideal body shape and size.  Come learn what is possible!

Participants will be required to sign a release waiver.

Free for those being tested or treated for cancer at Breast link New York or 50% off for those being treated for cancer elsewhere. Call 646.505.5728 to register for this offer. Please note because programs fill up quickly please let us know within 48 hours if you have to cancel for a medical reason, otherwise a cancellation fee will be applied. 

 

 

 

Self-Hypnosis for Weight Loss - 3 Week Series
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  • Tue, Nov 06 - Tue, Nov 20
  • 07:00 PM - 08:30 PM
  • $365 for Everyone

Lisa Ludovici, Certified Hypnosis Practitioner

Learn how to lose weight naturally with self-hypnosis. Lisa, through the power of hypnosis, will teach you tools to focus your body toward healing.  Come experience one of the most powerful self-help tools known to humanity.

This 3-class series is offered for less than the investment of one private session with Lisa. (One private session fee: $365 as of 3/1/18)

 

Escape to Reality: Working With Our Emotions in Meditation
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  • Mon, Nov 12 - Mon, Nov 26
  • 07:00 PM - 08:30 PM
  • $65 members / $75 public

Michele Sapanaro

Emotions are part of the human condition--to be human is to feel. In this workshop we will explore how to work with our emotions through the process of meditation. We will explore simple mindfulness techniques that can offer insight and guidance that will help us understand our own emotional patterning and energy, finally discovering the hidden wisdom within ourselves and the emotions we carry.

Free for those being tested or treated for cancer at Breast link New York or 50% off for those being treated for cancer elsewhere. Call 646.505.5728 to register for this offer. Please note because programs fill up quickly please let us know within 48 hours if you have to cancel for a medical reason, otherwise a cancellation fee will be applied. 

Fight Fat After 40
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  • Tue, Nov 27 - Tue, Nov 27
  • 07:00 PM - 08:00 PM
  • $18 members / $25 public

Joanne Gerr, LCSW

Learn about the nutritional, physiological, and emotional aspects of staying fit and slender after 40. Discuss evidence-based lifestyle changes, food choices, and exercise patterns that help people stay slim through this decade and beyond.

Part of The Michelle C. Feig Nutrition Program

Get a Good Night's Sleep
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Prices Vary

There are few things more stressful and unnerving than the inability to sleep. Now is the time to find the relief you've been looking for. Bernice Todres has been helping people use the techniques of mindfulness meditation to address this critical issue for many years.

Jin Shin Jyutsu: Self-Help for the Cancer Patient
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  • Sun, Dec 16 - Sun, Dec 16
  • 01:30 PM - 03:30 PM
  • $35 members / $45 public

Alexis Brink

A cancer diagnosis can leave one feeling afraid and powerless. Tthe Japanese healing art of Jin Shin Jyutsu provides a program to help those who have been diagnosed regain command of their body, mind, and spirit. You will walk away from this workshop with specific tools to help promote healing within the body. This course is designed for people currently undergoing treatment for cancer, who have recently completed treatment, and caregivers.

Free for those being tested or treated for cancer at Breast link New York or 50% off for those being treated for cancer elsewhere. Call 646.505.5728 to register for this offer. Please note because programs fill up quickly please let us know within 48 hours if you have to cancel for a medical reason, otherwise a cancellation fee will be applied. 

 

 

 

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