Healthy lifestyle classes include exercise, stress management and nutrition programs. All are open to people with cancer and their loved ones.
Healthy Lifestyle Programs
Stress management, nutrition, and exercise classes are designed to reduce stress and improve physical well-being for people with cancer and those who support them.
Enjoy weekly classes and special offerings. No experience required, all equipment provided.
Support your well-being and physical recovery through strength building yoga postures, gentle movement and relaxation. Yoga is shown to boost the immune system and calm the nervous system.
- Tuesdays through June 28: 4-5:15 pm (Relaxation and Recovery)
- Wednesdays 11am-12:15 pm
- Wednesdays 6-7 pm
- Canton Yoga Wednesdays through June 29 (no Canton Yoga in July/August; returning in the fall): 6-7 pm at the St. Joseph Mercy Canton Cancer Center Community Room
- Fridays 11 am-12 pm
Calm the mind and strengthen the body with ancient Chinese movements. Benefits include regeneration, relaxation, improved balance and energy building.
Continue your practice throughout the week; view instructor Cam’s videos on YouTube:
Calm the mind by utilizing relaxation techniques such as guided meditation, mindfulness, and guided imagery.
Tuesdays, 12 – 1 pm
Enjoy a 10-minute meditation on the breath by CSC Meditation Instructor Claire Weiner:
This class includes Latin and International dance rhythms such as Merengue, Salsa, Cha Cha, Cumbia, Belly Dancing, Flamenco, Samba, and Rock & Roll.
It is a safe and effective total body workout in a party like atmosphere.
Mondays, 11:15 a.m.-12 pm
Cooking for Wellness
This nutrition program teaches nutritional information of benefit to people with cancer, while experimenting with new recipes. The atmosphere is casual and tasting is included. The course is taught by a registered dietitian and topics vary by month.
Select Wednesdays every month, 4 – 6 pm RSVP
Registration is required and space is limited. Call 734-975-2500
Upcoming Dates and Topics:
September 14, 4-6 pm, “Cooking with a Healthy French Flair” October 12, 4-6 pm, “Pesto: Fall Harvest for Breast Cancer Survivors”
Kids Kicking Cancer
This children’s program consists of martial arts breathing, meditation and focus techniques. It teaches children tools to reduce pain, fear and anger.
It is open to children with cancer, children of a parent with cancer and all siblings.
Thursdays, 4:30 – 5:30 pm
Registration for this program is required.
Call Kids Kicking Cancer at 248-864-8238 or register online