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Wednesday, January 17, 2018 by The Press in News Briefs




The Cancer Support Community of the Greater Lehigh Valley offers the following free education and support programs for cancer patients and their caregivers in January. These programs are offered free of charge to people affected by cancer.

Call 610-861-7555 to register.

Gentle Yoga

9:30 to 10:45 a.m. Jan. 23 and 30

Practice mild stretching accompanied with breathing techniques to quiet the mind and promote healing. The class is a combination of chair and mat work.

Reiki for Balancing Life

6:30 p.m. Jan. 23 and 10:45 a.m. Jan. 31

We will discuss life challenges that tend to deplete our energy (work, family, money, politics, and responsibilities) and how Reiki can assist in clearing these emotional drains. Meditation included. Instructor: Carrie Beleno.

Mindful Compassion Practice

9:30 to 10:15 a.m. Jan. 17, 24 and 31

Learn to use yoga to increase mindfulness and become more aware of what your body is telling you. Gentle movement with longer held poses will decrease stress and anxiety and restore well-being. Instructor: Maryanne Godbout DNP, PMHCNS-BC.

Kids Karate Project – Kempo

4 to 4:50 p.m. Jan. 17, 24 and 31

Martial arts activities can help children improve balance, increase focus, boost confidence, build stamina, reduce stress and improve overall wellness. Offered in conjunction with Aikido Masters.

Use art as supportive expression by creating artwork that promotes healing, mindfulness and wellness.

Unless otherwise noted, all programs are held at the Cancer Support Community 944 Marcon Blvd., Suite 110, Allentown, 18109.

For additional programs, call 610-861-7555.