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
summer

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 or in the Mount Sinai Health System.


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
summer
  • Tue, Jun 05 - Tue, Aug 28
  • 04:00 PM - 05:15 PM
  • FREE for Everyone

The following free classes for individuals living with cancer are co-sponsored by BreastLinkNY and Marlene Meyerson JCC Manhattan.

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
summer
  • Wed, Jun 06 - Wed, Aug 29
  • 12:00 PM - 01:00 PM
  • FREE for Everyone

The following free classes for individuals living with cancer are co-sponsored by BreastLinkNY and Marlene Meyerson JCC Manhattan.

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
summer
  • Thu, Jun 07 - Thu, Aug 30
  • 09:30 AM - 10:30 AM
  • FREE for Everyone

The following free classes for individuals living with cancer are co-sponsored by BreastLinkNY and Marlene Meyerson JCC Manhattan.

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
summer
  • Thu, Jun 07 - Thu, Aug 30
  • 03:00 PM - 04:30 PM
  • FREE for Everyone

Roberta Schine, Certified Kripalu Yoga Instructor + Jerry Snee, CYI

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

Please email rlschine@aol.com for more info.

Healing Yoga for Women Living with Breast or Ovarian Cancer
summer
  • Thu, Jun 07 - Thu, Aug 30
  • 06:45 PM - 08:00 PM
  • FREE for Everyone

The following free classes for individuals living with cancer are co-sponsored by BreastLinkNY and Marlene Meyerson JCC Manhattan.

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
summer
  • Sat, Jun 09 - Sat, Sep 01
  • 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  • FREE for Everyone

The following free classes for individuals living with cancer are co-sponsored by BreastLinkNY and Marlene Meyerson JCC Manhattan.

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.

Introduction to Meditation
summer
  • Mon, Jul 09 - Mon, Jul 09
  • 07:00 PM - 09:00 PM
  • $18 members / $20 public

We've set time aside just for beginners so you'll be extra comfortable. Join members of the Makom faculty in evening or afternoon sessions and learn the basics of meditation, understand what it means to develop a practice, and still have time for questions.

 

*Free for participants being tested or treated for cancer at BreastLink New York or 50% off for those being tested or treated for cancer elsewhere. To register for this offer please call 646-505-5734.

Preventing Joint Pain
summer
  • Wed, Jul 18 - Wed, Jul 18
  • 01:30 PM - 02:30 PM
  • FREE for Everyone

Ask An Expert: Navigate Your Body Back to Health

Martha Eddy, Ph.D., Director, Moving for Life

Share your experience and learn lifestyle management tips from the experts and one another. Each monthly session will target an issue that affects cancer recovery. Come alone, or with your spouse/partner and/or caregivers. Call 646-505-5734 to register.

The following classes are free of charge. All participants will receive a free copy of Moving for Life's Gudiebook for Safe Exercise During Cancer Recovery.

Fill Up with Fiber
summer
  • Thu, Jul 19 - Thu, Jul 19
  • 07:00 PM - 09:30 PM
  • $85 members / $95 public

Jackie Topol, MS, RD, Nutritionist

Fiber has many health benefits and plays an important role in satiety, yet many Americans' diets fall far below the recommended guidelines. Learn how to easily add more fruits, vegetables, legumes, and whole grains to your diet in a way that will make both your palate and belly happy. Many of the recipes are kid-friendly too. Recipes may include "SuperGreen" smoothie; "Hulk" pancakes; beet and farro salad; edamame guacamole; Mediterranean freekeh; black bean burgers with nectarine salsa; and banana-chocolate chip superfood cookies.

Free for those being tested or treated for breast cancer at Breast link New York. They are 50% off for those being treated for cancer elsewhere. 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.  To register for this offer please call 646-505-5734.

Get Your Glow On: Natural Organic Skin Care Workshop
summer
  • Mon, Jul 30 - Mon, Jul 30
  • 06:00 PM - 07:30 PM
  • $125 for Everyone

Jenise Parris, Acupuncturist

Let Jenise Parris teach you timeless facial rejuvenation techniques using tools and beauty secrets passed down from traditional Chinese medicine. Discover how to use tools designed to gently increase microcirculation and to release tight neck, jaw, and facial muscles; increase lymphatic drainage, reducing swelling and puffiness around the eyes and face; and stimulate the production of collagen and elastin. Using tools of the ‘jade roller”, the jade “gua sha” and the home medical grade “micro needle roller" to achieve a more glowing + healthy + radiant skin naturally. The workshop includes all three tools + handouts with illustrations of how to use each tool. Class size limited to 12.

Free for those being tested or treated for breast cancer at Breast link New York. They are 50% off for those being treated for cancer elsewhere. 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.  To register for this offer please call 646-505-5734.


Reducing Whole Body Inflammation
summer
  • Thu, Aug 02 - Thu, Aug 02
  • 05:30 PM - 06:30 PM
  • FREE for Everyone

Ask An Expert: Navigate Your Body Back to Health

Martha Eddy, Ph.D., Director, Moving for Life

Share your experience and learn lifestyle management tips from the experts and one another. Each monthly session will target an issue that affects cancer recovery. Come alone, or with your spouse/partner and/or caregivers. Call 646-505-5734 to register.

The following classes are free of charge. All participants will receive a free copy of Moving for Life's Gudiebook for Safe Exercise During Cancer Recovery.

Light + Easy Mediterranean Meals
summer
  • Mon, Aug 06 - Mon, Aug 06
  • 07:00 PM - 09:30 PM
  • $85 members / $95 public

Jackie Topol, MS, RD, Nutritionist

You've probably heard that the Mediterranean diet is a great way to lose weight, improve heart health, and manage blood sugar, but what does this diet actually look like? Join Jackie Topol for an inspirational class featuring delicious summer dishes that will help you feel great without feeling deprived! Menu may include lemony butter beans with tarragon, eggplant, walnut, and honey dip; baby greens with shaved fennel, toasted pine nuts, and balsamic vinaigrette; ratatouille with Mediterranean olive sauce; salmon burgers with cucumber-yogurt-dill sauce; saffron chickpeas and bitter greens with quinoa; cranberry-zucchini muffins; and sparkling pomegranate sangria.


 *Free for participants being tested or treated for cancer at BreastLink New York or 50% off for those being tested or treated for cancer elsewhere. To register for this offer please call 646-505-5734.

Coming Face to Face with Fear
summer
  • Thu, Aug 09 - Thu, Aug 09
  • 05:30 PM - 06:30 PM
  • FREE for Everyone

Pamela Proscia, Ph.D., Adjunct Assistant Professor, Hunter College

How can we maintain our health and equilibrium in a fast-paced world? In what ways are our fears and illnesses related? How can we best work with our emotions to create a healing state of mind? While it’s important to focus on the practical and physical, we must also account for the psychospiritual and emotional conditions that can underlie illness and contribute to the total ecology of a human being. Join us for a lively discussion focusing on fear (and the spectrum of human emotions). Explore the multiple perspectives on states of fear from an historical point of view, including their purpose and relationship to wellness.

Cooking with Healing Foods - Demo
summer
  • Thu, Aug 16 - Thu, Aug 16
  • 06:30 PM - 08:30 PM
  • $35 members / $40 public

Chef Levana Kirschenbaum

Get maximum nutrition, reduce prep time, and cook with whole foods as well as Levana-certified natural meal replacements. Sample dishes and leave with recipes to try at home. Cookbooks and meal replacements will be available for sale.

Part of The Michelle C. Feig Nutrition Program

*Free for participants being tested or treated for cancer at BreastLink New York or 50% off for those being tested or treated for cancer elsewhere. To register for this offer please call 646-505-5734.

 

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