Cancer Center Classes - Center for Hope and Healing
The Center for Hope and Healing classes and programs

The Kennedy Cancer Center enhances its mission to nurture cancer patients through the Center for Hope and Healing.  The Center for Hope and Healing promotes an optimum life experience for people with cancer, their family members and medical caregivers. Through individual and group sessions, and self expression through interaction with others, the use of physical activities and various arts are introduced and encouraged as an effective tool for coping with cancer.

The Center for Hope and Healing classes are open to cancer survivors, current cancer patients and their care givers.

Upcoming Center for Hope and Healing Programs and Classes

The Healing Touch of Reiki Therapy-Ongoing by appointment - 01/01/2016
Reiki, called "touch therapy", involves placing the hands on or very near to a person's body. The Reiki practitioner attempts to transmit or deliver energy. Some people call this therapy "Healing Touch."

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Well-Being Yoga - Thursday Afternoon - 07/28/2016
Yoga, which increases flexibility, range of motion and strength, may bring additional benefits both during and after cancer treatments. When tension is released, energy flows more easily in the body, allowing participants to experience a sense of well-being.

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Hope and Healing Stitchers - Knitting and Crocheting Club - 07/29/2016
Join fellow community knitters and/or crocheters on an ongoing basis. Share and learn new skills, while working on community projects that will benefit Kennedy Cancer Center patients and their families. Please bring your own supplies and materials.

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Chair Yoga - 07/29/2016
Chair Yoga is ideal for the person who finds it difficult to participate in traditional yoga class due to physical limitations or joint issues. All poses are performed seated or standing, using a chair as support.

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HOPE - Helping Oncology Patients Exercise - 07/29/2016
Open to adult cancer patients of all ages and fitness levels. Research suggests exercise can help cancer patients reduce pain, nausea, anxiety and fatigue, improve ability to perform daily activities and enhance mood.

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HOPE - Helping Oncology Patients Exercise - 08/01/2016
Open to adult cancer patients of all ages and fitness levels. Research suggests exercise can help cancer patients reduce pain, nausea, anxiety and fatigue, improve ability to perform daily activities and enhance mood.

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Well-Being Yoga - Tuesday Afternoon - 08/02/2016
Yoga, which increases flexibility, range of motion and strength, may bring additional benefits both during and after cancer treatments. When tension is released, energy flows more easily in the body, allowing participants to experience a sense of well-being.

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Chair Yoga - 08/03/2016
Chair Yoga is ideal for the person who finds it difficult to participate in traditional yoga class due to physical limitations or joint issues. All poses are performed seated or standing, using a chair as support.

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Art Discovery Workshops - 08/03/2016
The act of creating art in a nourishing, peaceful environment often allows the mind and body to relax, to experience stillness, a zone of acceptance that carries on to daily activity. Explore your creativity through various art techniques, including drawing, painting, collage, and clay in a supportive and playful environment.

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Well-Being Yoga - Thursday Afternoon - 08/04/2016
Yoga, which increases flexibility, range of motion and strength, may bring additional benefits both during and after cancer treatments. When tension is released, energy flows more easily in the body, allowing participants to experience a sense of well-being.

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Hope and Healing Stitchers - Knitting and Crocheting Club - 08/05/2016
Join fellow community knitters and/or crocheters on an ongoing basis. Share and learn new skills, while working on community projects that will benefit Kennedy Cancer Center patients and their families. Please bring your own supplies and materials.

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Chair Yoga - 08/05/2016
Chair Yoga is ideal for the person who finds it difficult to participate in traditional yoga class due to physical limitations or joint issues. All poses are performed seated or standing, using a chair as support.

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HOPE - Helping Oncology Patients Exercise - 08/05/2016
Open to adult cancer patients of all ages and fitness levels. Research suggests exercise can help cancer patients reduce pain, nausea, anxiety and fatigue, improve ability to perform daily activities and enhance mood.

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HOPE - Helping Oncology Patients Exercise - 08/08/2016
Open to adult cancer patients of all ages and fitness levels. Research suggests exercise can help cancer patients reduce pain, nausea, anxiety and fatigue, improve ability to perform daily activities and enhance mood.

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Dream Journaling and Interpretation Class - 08/08/2016
What do your dreams reveal about you and your relationship with the world? How can you best interpret them to give you insight and deeper connection with your inner life? Who or what inhabits your dream world and how can they reveal your current state of mind and emotions? Mary Barnett is an artist who has been assisting others for over 30 years to use their dreams to gain insight into their lives. By keeping a dream journal and working with a step by step procedure she can help you use your dream life to develop more clarity and creativity in your waking life.

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Well-Being Yoga - Tuesday Afternoon - 08/09/2016
Yoga, which increases flexibility, range of motion and strength, may bring additional benefits both during and after cancer treatments. When tension is released, energy flows more easily in the body, allowing participants to experience a sense of well-being.

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Chair Yoga - 08/10/2016
Chair Yoga is ideal for the person who finds it difficult to participate in traditional yoga class due to physical limitations or joint issues. All poses are performed seated or standing, using a chair as support.

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Copy of Art Discovery Workshops - 08/10/2016
The act of creating art in a nourishing, peaceful environment often allows the mind and body to relax, to experience stillness, a zone of acceptance that carries on to daily activity. Explore your creativity through various art techniques, including drawing, painting, collage, and clay in a supportive and playful environment.

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Well-Being Yoga - Thursday Afternoon - 08/11/2016
Yoga, which increases flexibility, range of motion and strength, may bring additional benefits both during and after cancer treatments. When tension is released, energy flows more easily in the body, allowing participants to experience a sense of well-being.

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Hope and Healing Stitchers - Knitting and Crocheting Club - 08/12/2016
Join fellow community knitters and/or crocheters on an ongoing basis. Share and learn new skills, while working on community projects that will benefit Kennedy Cancer Center patients and their families. Please bring your own supplies and materials.

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Chair Yoga - 08/12/2016
Chair Yoga is ideal for the person who finds it difficult to participate in traditional yoga class due to physical limitations or joint issues. All poses are performed seated or standing, using a chair as support.

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HOPE - Helping Oncology Patients Exercise - 08/12/2016
Open to adult cancer patients of all ages and fitness levels. Research suggests exercise can help cancer patients reduce pain, nausea, anxiety and fatigue, improve ability to perform daily activities and enhance mood.

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HOPE - Helping Oncology Patients Exercise - 08/15/2016
Open to adult cancer patients of all ages and fitness levels. Research suggests exercise can help cancer patients reduce pain, nausea, anxiety and fatigue, improve ability to perform daily activities and enhance mood.

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Well-Being Yoga - Tuesday Afternoon - 08/16/2016
Yoga, which increases flexibility, range of motion and strength, may bring additional benefits both during and after cancer treatments. When tension is released, energy flows more easily in the body, allowing participants to experience a sense of well-being.

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Chair Yoga - 08/17/2016
Chair Yoga is ideal for the person who finds it difficult to participate in traditional yoga class due to physical limitations or joint issues. All poses are performed seated or standing, using a chair as support.

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Art Discovery Workshops - 08/17/2016
The act of creating art in a nourishing, peaceful environment often allows the mind and body to relax, to experience stillness, a zone of acceptance that carries on to daily activity. Explore your creativity through various art techniques, including drawing, painting, collage, and clay in a supportive and playful environment.

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Well-Being Yoga - Thursday Afternoon - 08/18/2016
Yoga, which increases flexibility, range of motion and strength, may bring additional benefits both during and after cancer treatments. When tension is released, energy flows more easily in the body, allowing participants to experience a sense of well-being.

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Hope and Healing Stitchers - Knitting and Crocheting Club - 08/19/2016
Join fellow community knitters and/or crocheters on an ongoing basis. Share and learn new skills, while working on community projects that will benefit Kennedy Cancer Center patients and their families. Please bring your own supplies and materials.

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Chair Yoga - 08/19/2016
Chair Yoga is ideal for the person who finds it difficult to participate in traditional yoga class due to physical limitations or joint issues. All poses are performed seated or standing, using a chair as support.

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HOPE - Helping Oncology Patients Exercise - 08/19/2016
Open to adult cancer patients of all ages and fitness levels. Research suggests exercise can help cancer patients reduce pain, nausea, anxiety and fatigue, improve ability to perform daily activities and enhance mood.

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HOPE - Helping Oncology Patients Exercise - 08/22/2016
Open to adult cancer patients of all ages and fitness levels. Research suggests exercise can help cancer patients reduce pain, nausea, anxiety and fatigue, improve ability to perform daily activities and enhance mood.

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Dream Journaling and Interpretation Class - 08/22/2016
What do your dreams reveal about you and your relationship with the world? How can you best interpret them to give you insight and deeper connection with your inner life? Who or what inhabits your dream world and how can they reveal your current state of mind and emotions? Mary Barnett is an artist who has been assisting others for over 30 years to use their dreams to gain insight into their lives. By keeping a dream journal and working with a step by step procedure she can help you use your dream life to develop more clarity and creativity in your waking life.

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Well-Being Yoga - Tuesday Afternoon - 08/23/2016
Yoga, which increases flexibility, range of motion and strength, may bring additional benefits both during and after cancer treatments. When tension is released, energy flows more easily in the body, allowing participants to experience a sense of well-being.

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Chair Yoga - 08/24/2016
Chair Yoga is ideal for the person who finds it difficult to participate in traditional yoga class due to physical limitations or joint issues. All poses are performed seated or standing, using a chair as support.

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Art Discovery Workshops - 08/24/2016
The act of creating art in a nourishing, peaceful environment often allows the mind and body to relax, to experience stillness, a zone of acceptance that carries on to daily activity. Explore your creativity through various art techniques, including drawing, painting, collage, and clay in a supportive and playful environment.

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Hope and Healing Stitchers - Knitting and Crocheting Club - 08/26/2016
Join fellow community knitters and/or crocheters on an ongoing basis. Share and learn new skills, while working on community projects that will benefit Kennedy Cancer Center patients and their families. Please bring your own supplies and materials.

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Chair Yoga - 08/26/2016
Chair Yoga is ideal for the person who finds it difficult to participate in traditional yoga class due to physical limitations or joint issues. All poses are performed seated or standing, using a chair as support.

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HOPE - Helping Oncology Patients Exercise - 08/26/2016
Open to adult cancer patients of all ages and fitness levels. Research suggests exercise can help cancer patients reduce pain, nausea, anxiety and fatigue, improve ability to perform daily activities and enhance mood.

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HOPE - Helping Oncology Patients Exercise - 08/29/2016
Open to adult cancer patients of all ages and fitness levels. Research suggests exercise can help cancer patients reduce pain, nausea, anxiety and fatigue, improve ability to perform daily activities and enhance mood.

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Chair Yoga - 08/31/2016
Chair Yoga is ideal for the person who finds it difficult to participate in traditional yoga class due to physical limitations or joint issues. All poses are performed seated or standing, using a chair as support.

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Art Discovery Workshops - 08/31/2016
The act of creating art in a nourishing, peaceful environment often allows the mind and body to relax, to experience stillness, a zone of acceptance that carries on to daily activity. Explore your creativity through various art techniques, including drawing, painting, collage, and clay in a supportive and playful environment.

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