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.
Program Event Calendar
Click below to view our event calendar and learn more.
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.
- Chelsea Yoga Mondays 6- 7 pm at the St. Joseph Mercy Chelsea Physical Therapy Gym
- Wednesdays 11 am-12:15 pm
- Wednesdays 6-7 pm
- Canton Yoga Wednesdays 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.
Select Mondays, 10-11 am
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.
Select Mondays, 11:15 am -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:
December 14, 4-6 pm, “Frittatas for the Holidays” January 11, 4-6 pm, “Loving Lentils after Breast Cancer”
February 8, 4-6 pm, “Unique Homemade Pizza”
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