Healthy lifestyle classes include exercise, stress management and nutrition programs. All are open to people with cancer and their loved ones.
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 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, 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
- Supportive Flow Yoga: Sundays beginning May 8,
2-3 pm at CSC
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. Seated Qi Gong: https://youtu.be/keiKFIZABYQ and Tai Chi: https://youtu.be/M7cjIv9BsA4
Calm the mind by utilizing relaxation techniques such as guided meditation and guided imagery.
Tuesdays, 12 – 1 pm
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
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:
May 11: Herbs: from Garden to Kitchen
June 8: Clean Produce and Safe Cooking
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