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.

Click below to view our event calendar and learn more.

Program Event Calendar

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Yoga

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

Tai Chi

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:

Tai ChiSeated Qi Gong

Meditation

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:

Meditation on the Breath (Audio)

Zumba Gold

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