Healthy lifestyle classes include exercise, stress management and nutrition programs. All are open to people with cancer and their loved ones.

Exercise Programs

Various exercise classes are designed to reduce stress, build strength in the body, and strengthen the immune system for people with cancer and those who support them.
Enjoy weekly classes and special offerings. No registration or experience required.

Program Event Calendar

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  • Yoga

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    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, 4-5:15 pm (Relaxation and Recovery)
    • Wednesdays 11am-12:15 pm
    • Wednesdays 6-7 pm
    • Canton Yoga Wednesdays 6-7 pm at the St. Joseph Mercy Canton Cancer Center Community Room
  • Tai Chi

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    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; enjoy instructor Cam’s video below or click here to view it on YouTube.

    Mondays, 10 – 11 am

  • Guided Meditation

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    Calm the mind by utilizing relaxation techniques such as guided meditation and guided imagery.

    Tuesdays, 12 – 1 pm

  • Zumba Gold

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    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.

    Thursdays, 12 pm – 12:45 pm

  • Meditation and Music

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    Explore the benefits of guided meditation with relaxing music.

    RSVP -January 7 and February 4, 6-7 pm

    Register Online
  • Cooking for Wellness

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    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

    Upcoming dates and topics:
    “New Twist on Casseroles for Breast Cancer Survivors” – January 13, 4 – 6 pm
    “Grains: Sprouted and Alternatives” – February 10, 4 – 6 pm

    Registration is required and space is limited. Call 734-975-2500

    Register Online
  • Kids Kicking Cancer

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    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, 3:30 – 5:30 pm

    Registration for this program is required.
    Call Kids Kicking Cancer at 248-864-8238 or register online

    Register Online