Wellness

Wellness

WELLNESS / STRESS REDUCTION PROGRAMS

Wellness is one of the pillars on which Cancer Support Community’s comprehensive survivorship program is built. These programs are aimed at improving mind/body wellness and reducing stress. Both of these approaches have been shown to improve ones quality of life during cancer. All of the class instructors are certified or trained professionals.

Tomusk Family Healing Garden & Burks Family Patio • All Day, Every Day
Enjoy the flowers, the community garden, the birds and fresh air at our main campus. All at no cost to you and your family.

Gentle Stretch Yoga • Mondays Noon – 1 pm (Main Campus)
Gentle Stretch practices balance, inner calm, flexibility and strength; using a gentle approach and pose modification. We practice breathing techniques, stretching, and meditation with Denise Petolino.

Breast Cancer Restorative Yoga • 2nd Saturday 11:30 am – 12:30 pm (Main Campus)
Designed to re-build upper body strength and conture after breast cancer surgery this class also integrates breathing and meditation. Caregivers are welcome. Led by Myra Summerlot.

Relaxation & Visualization • Thursdays 5:45 pm (Main Campus)
Using well researched techniques, learn to relax your body and mind while increasing awareness and recognizing and developing your own visual images. Relaxation & Visualization has been shown to boost your immune system. Led by Sherry O’Brian, NBCCHT, DCEP

Cooking for Wellness • One Monday per Month (Main Campus) – Check Calendar
This program focuses on foods that provide good nutrition and lots of antioxidants and anti-inflammatory properties with easy effort!  Led by our experienced nutrition staff, Jodi Smith, you will learn the nutritional value of the food and be shown how to prepare each delicious dish.  Class ends with a tasting and attendees are provided each recipe.

OFF-SITE WELLNESS PROGRAMS

Gentle Stretch Yoga

Held at the following locations:

YMCA at the Athenaeum, Noblesville Athletic Club, Franciscan St. Francis Health Cancer Center, Community Health (north & south locations), & Hendricks Regional Health

T’ai Chi

Held at the following locations:

Community Health (north & south locations), & Hendricks Regional Health