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Monday August 2nd 2021
Men's Art Group Outdoor Meeting! Time 10:00 AM Join Lauren Alfonsi, Art Therapist and counseling intern from Karmanos Cancer Institute, for this therapeutic art session outside under our Gilda's Club tent. Supplies will be provided,This group is facilitated by a masters level clinician and will be outdoors under our tent. Vaccinated members are not required to wear a mask outdoors, however we thank you for continuing to stay socially distanced. No food or drink is permitted. Info & Registration
Art Therapy For All Time 11:00 AM Art Therapist Erin Shahly, MEd, ATR, will host an interactive therapeutic art workshop. We’ll focus on self-expression and self-discovery. There is no experience necessary to participate, all are welcome. We will come together to create meaningful worksof art that will provide a creative outlet and promote relaxation. Common supplies to be used regularly will be household items such as: newspaper, magazines, tape, foil, markers, crayons, paints, glue etc. but you can use what you’ve got! Info & Registration
Yoga Time 1:00 PM Wear comfortable clothing and be prepared to stretch your mind and body from your own home. Info & Registration
Pictionary Time 3:30 PM Join our intern Sarah for some fun, adults and kids alike! Come ready to draw, no artistic experience required! Info & Registration
Uke Jam Time 4:30 PM Join our Ukers for a Virtual Jam Session and sing-a-long! Info & Registration
New Member Meeting Time 5:30 PM Join us for this informational orientation with one of our clinical staff. During this orientation we will share all our services with you, how to access our currently virtual program and customize a personal plan to help us best support you. Info & Registration
Caregivers Group Outdoor Meeting Time 6:30 PM A support group for adult family, friends, and caregivers of people with cancer seeking support from others also in a caregiving role. This meeting will be held outdoors under our tent as part of our Royal Oak Clubhouse 'Outdoor Summer Series.' Vaccinated members do not need to wear a mask once seated in group. This group is faciliated by a masters level clinician. Info & Registration
Life After Treatment Time 6:30 PM A support group for adults whose treatment has ended. In efforts to keep our community healthy, for the time being this group will meet virtually. If you have not previously attended this support group and are interested in joining us virtually, please contact us at 248-577-0800. Info & Registration
Metastatic Breast Cancer Group Time 6:30 PM A support group for those diagnosed with metastatic breast cancer, seeking support from others diagnosed as well. This groups is facilitated by a masters level clinician. Info & Registration
Chair Yoga Time 7:00 PM Join Stephanie for this Virtual Chair Yoga workshop that emphasizes on stretching and relaxation. Please use a chair with a seat height where your feet rest flat on the ground. This yoga practice is to be done on a non-skid surface. Info & Registration
Tuesday August 3rd 2021
Coffee Hour Time 10:00 AM Grab a cup of coffee and lets catch up! If we can’t come together for Coffeehouse tonight, we can certainly come together for some coffee in the morning! Info & Registration
Living with Cancer Group Time 11:00 AM Weekly support group for people currently in treatment, or within a year of treatment. In efforts to keep our community healthy, for the time being this group will meet virtually. If you have not previously attended this support group and are interested in joining us virtually, please contact us at 248-577-0800. Info & Registration
Mindful Hour Time 1:00 PM Join Jan Miller, LPC for a special Mindful Hour. We will start with a brief discussion revolving around topics such as discovering your creative side during challenging times, coping strategies, or relaxation practices, followed by a guided meditation. Info & Registration
Watercolor Group Outdoor Meeting! Time 1:00 PM Join Lauren Alfonsi, Art Therapist & Counseling Intern from Karmanos Cancer Institute, for this theraputic art session outside under our Gilda's Club tent. Supplies will be provided, those that are vaccinated are not required to wear a mask. Generously provided by the Karmanos Cancer Institute. Info & Registration
Cancer & Careers Time 2:00 PM Cancer and Careers will be joining us for a presentation about Balancing Work & Cancer. Working after a cancer diagnosis can come with many unexpected challenges. These challenges include disclosure in the workplace, taking time off from work, or returning to work after treatment, to name a few. This presentation will focus on some of the ways to manage working during, or after, treatment. Info & Registration
Gentle Mat Yoga Time 4:00 PM A gentle flow yoga class. Info & Registration
Mindful Aging: Embracing Your Future Time 6:00 PM If you think you’re getting too old (or that you're already there) to do something or be someone, dare to discover otherwise! Challenge your assumptions knowing that people of all ages - people just like you - have done and are doing simply amazing things. Mindfulness theories and strategies will guide your vision and send you on a path to joy, no matter your age. Presented by Jan Miller, LPC. Info & Registration
Art on the Patio Time 6:30 PM Art Therapist Erin Shahly, MEd, ATR, will host a therapeutic art workshop. We’ll focus on self-expression and self-discovery. There is no experience necessary to participate. This meeting will be held outdoors at the Royal Oak Clubhouse. All Participants must wear a mask, unless they are vaccinated and seated in their socially distanced seat. Please register to attend this group, as our outdoor programs will also be capped. Info & Registration
Wednesday August 4th 2021
Morning Toddler Time Time 10:00 AM For ages 1-4, a social space for toddlers to interact while playing games, doing crafts, and enjoying story time! Info & Registration
NIA Time 10:00 AM NIA is sensory-based movement practice that draws from martial arts, dance arts and yoga. This Workshop includes a unique combination of 52 moves that correspond with the main areas of the body. The movements in Nia have been shown to re-program neuropathways and increase mobility, stability, flexibility, and perception. Info & Registration
Afternoon Meditation Time 12:00 PM Terri Koster will be facilitating a weekly meditation workshop in Gilda’s Club Metro Detroit’s Virtual World. This workshop will include guided meditation, pranayama (breath-work), alternate nostril breathing, energy clearing and chakra balancing meditations. All of these meditations can be done at home and no experience with meditation is necessary. Info & Registration
Book Club Time 1:00 PM Join us! This month we’re each reading our own books to share with the group. Info & Registration
Women's Gathering Time 1:30 PM For women who have had or are in treatment for cancer (other than breast and gynecological). Join us to share, give and receive support in a warm and welcoming atmosphere. Info & Registration
Watercolor Group Onsite! Time 3:30 PM Join Lauren Alfonsi, Art Therapist and counseling intern from Karmanos Cancer Institute, for this therapeutic art session outside under our Gilda's Club tent. Supplies will be provided, those that are vaccinated are not required to wear a mask, once seated. Generously proved by the Karmanos Cancer Institute. Info & Registration
Scattergories Time 4:00 PM Not stuck at home- safe at home! Join us for this classic for some extra fun! Info & Registration
Physical Self-Care During Cancer Time 5:00 PM Join Sarah Lettow, Licensed Esthetician and beauty specialist, to learn about self-care during cancer. She will address what happens to your body, skin, hair and nails during and after cancer treatment, the connection between self-care and mental health, and provide information about clean products, tips, and techniques to use during your journey. This is a second presentation for those that were unable to attend the first time. Info & Registration
Chair Yoga Time 6:00 PM Take part in this relaxing virtual chair yoga class as you are guided through gentle stretching and relaxation. Info & Registration
Leukemia/Lymphoma Support Group Time 6:30 PM A support group for individuals diagnosed with leukemia, lymphoma, or another blood cancer. Family members welcome. Info & Registration
Pancreatic Cancer Support Group Time 6:30 PM A support group for those diagnosed with Pancreatic cancer who are seeking support from others also diagnsoed. This group is facilitated by a licensed clinician. Support persons to those diagnosed are welcome to atend as well. Info & Registration
Trivia Night! Time 8:00 PM It’s time for some fun! Categories will include Pop Culture, Music, History and more! All you need is your thinking cap and some laughs, every Wednesday Night. Info & Registration
Thursday August 5th 2021
Healing Garden Art Workshop Time 10:00 AM Please join us for some healing in the garden. During this art workshop series we'll create nurturing images that would be found in a healing garden such as: flowers, succulents, fountains, trees, dragonflies, butterflies, etc. Info & Registration
New Member Meeting Time 10:00 AM Join us for this informational orientation with one of our clinical staff. During this orientation we will share all our services with you, how to access our currently virtual program and customize a personal plan to help us best support you. Info & Registration
Yoga Time 3:00 PM Wear comfortable clothing and be prepared to stretch your mind and body from your own home. Info & Registration
Making Mindful Memories: Creating Happy Moments to Remember Time 6:00 PM Long-term happiness largely depends on the ability to form a positive narrative of our lives. Explore the eight ingredients for happy memories to embrace from the past and create for the future. Mindfulness theories and techniques will guide you through six weeks of uncovering joy! Presented by Jan Miller. Info & Registration
Ovarian/Gynecological Cancer Support Group Time 6:00 PM A support group for individuals diagnosed with ovarian or another type of gynecological cancer. Info & Registration
Friday August 6th 2021
Morning Meditation Time 10:00 AM Wake up and meditate with Stacey. Info & Registration
Yoga Time 11:00 AM Wear comfortable clothing and be prepared to stretch your mind and body from your own home. Info & Registration
Saturday August 7th 2021
Chair Yoga Time 10:00 AM Take part in this relaxing virtual chair yoga class as you are guided through gentle stretching and relaxation. Info & Registration
Monday August 9th 2021
Men's Art Group Outdoor Meeting! Time 10:00 AM Join Lauren Alfonsi, Art Therapist and counseling intern from Karmanos Cancer Institute, for this therapeutic art session outside under our Gilda's Club tent. Supplies will be provided,This group is facilitated by a masters level clinician and will be outdoors under our tent. Vaccinated members are not required to wear a mask outdoors, however we thank you for continuing to stay socially distanced. No food or drink is permitted. Info & Registration
Art Therapy For All Time 11:00 AM Art Therapist Erin Shahly, MEd, ATR, will host an interactive therapeutic art workshop. We’ll focus on self-expression and self-discovery. There is no experience necessary to participate, all are welcome. We will come together to create meaningful worksof art that will provide a creative outlet and promote relaxation. Common supplies to be used regularly will be household items such as: newspaper, magazines, tape, foil, markers, crayons, paints, glue etc. but you can use what you’ve got! Info & Registration
Yoga Time 1:00 PM Wear comfortable clothing and be prepared to stretch your mind and body from your own home. Info & Registration
Pictionary Time 3:30 PM Join our intern Sarah for some fun, adults and kids alike! Come ready to draw, no artistic experience required! Info & Registration
Uke Jam Time 4:30 PM Join our Ukers for a Virtual Jam Session and sing-a-long! Info & Registration
New Member Meeting Time 5:30 PM Join us for this informational orientation with one of our clinical staff. During this orientation we will share all our services with you, how to access our currently virtual program and customize a personal plan to help us best support you. Info & Registration
Brain Cancer Support Group Time 6:30 PM Support group to focus on brain cancer. If childcare is needed, please call to let us know 48 hours in advance. In efforts to keep our community healthy, for the time being this group will meet virtually. If you have not previously attended this support group and are interested in joining us virtually, please contact us at 248-577-0800. Info & Registration
Mens Group Outdoor Meeting Time 6:30 PM A group for men who are seeking support through a cancer diagnosis. This group is facilitated by a masters level clinician and will be outdoors under our tent. Vaccinated members are not required to wear a mask outdoors, however we thank you for continuing to stay socially distanced. No food or drink is permitted. Info & Registration
Chair Yoga Time 7:00 PM Join Stephanie for this Virtual Chair Yoga workshop that emphasizes on stretching and relaxation. Please use a chair with a seat height where your feet rest flat on the ground. This yoga practice is to be done on a non-skid surface. Info & Registration
Tuesday August 10th 2021
Coffee Hour Time 10:00 AM Grab a cup of coffee and lets catch up! If we can’t come together for Coffeehouse tonight, we can certainly come together for some coffee in the morning! Info & Registration
Living with Cancer Group Time 11:00 AM Weekly support group for people currently in treatment, or within a year of treatment. In efforts to keep our community healthy, for the time being this group will meet virtually. If you have not previously attended this support group and are interested in joining us virtually, please contact us at 248-577-0800. Info & Registration
Mindful Hour Time 1:00 PM Join Jan Miller, LPC for a special Mindful Hour. We will start with a brief discussion revolving around topics such as discovering your creative side during challenging times, coping strategies, or relaxation practices, followed by a guided meditation. Info & Registration
Watercolor Group Outdoor Meeting! Time 1:00 PM Join Lauren Alfonsi, Art Therapist & Counseling Intern from Karmanos Cancer Institute, for this theraputic art session outside under our Gilda's Club tent. Supplies will be provided, those that are vaccinated are not required to wear a mask. Generously provided by the Karmanos Cancer Institute. Info & Registration
Gentle Mat Yoga Time 4:00 PM A gentle flow yoga class. Info & Registration
Breast Cancer Pathology Presentation Time 6:00 PM Dr. Mitual Amin, MD will be joining us from Beaumont to shed some light on Breast Cancer Pathology. Info & Registration
Spouses Bereavement Group Time 6:30 PM A support group for those who have lost a spouse to cancer and are seeking support from others who have also lost their significant other. This welcoming group is facilitated by a masters level clinician. Info & Registration
Wednesday August 11th 2021
NIA Time 10:00 AM NIA is sensory-based movement practice that draws from martial arts, dance arts and yoga. This Workshop includes a unique combination of 52 moves that correspond with the main areas of the body. The movements in Nia have been shown to re-program neuropathways and increase mobility, stability, flexibility, and perception. Info & Registration
Afternoon Meditation Time 12:00 PM Terri Koster will be facilitating a weekly meditation workshop in Gilda’s Club Metro Detroit’s Virtual World. This workshop will include guided meditation, pranayama (breath-work), alternate nostril breathing, energy clearing and chakra balancing meditations. All of these meditations can be done at home and no experience with meditation is necessary. Info & Registration
Breast Group Time 1:30 PM Info & Registration
Mindful Meditation Time 2:00 PM This program will be facilitated by Kathy Ransome, LMSW a therapist at Henry Ford Behavioral Health. She will present various mindfulness techniques and lead a number of group meditations. Info & Registration
Watercolor Group Onsite! Time 3:30 PM Join Lauren Alfonsi, Art Therapist and counseling intern from Karmanos Cancer Institute, for this therapeutic art session outside under our Gilda's Club tent. Supplies will be provided, those that are vaccinated are not required to wear a mask, once seated. Generously proved by the Karmanos Cancer Institute. Info & Registration
Scattergories Time 4:00 PM Not stuck at home- safe at home! Join us for this classic for some extra fun! Info & Registration
Kids Support Group Time 5:00 PM A support group for children diagnosed with canceer or with a loved one diagnosed with cancer Info & Registration
Family Bereavement Time 5:30 PM A support group for those who have lost a loved one to cancer. This group is facilitated by a licensed clinician and is a warm and welcoming space for those seeking support and community from others who are also bereaved. Info & Registration
Chair Yoga Time 6:00 PM Take part in this relaxing virtual chair yoga class as you are guided through gentle stretching and relaxation. Info & Registration
Mindful Journey Book Club Time 6:00 PM Many non-fiction books today incorporate mindfulness as the foundation for emotional and physical well-being. Join Jan Miller. bi-weekly, in the pursuit of new perspectives and inspiration through the pages of books filled with wisdom. Seasoned mindfulness practitioners and newbies alike are welcome to the journey! Book - Radical Compassion, Learning to Love Yourself and Your World with the Practice of RAIN by Tara Brach. Self-compassion is the grounds for emotional healing, and extending compassion to others is the medicine for relieving suffering in our world. Brach gives us a four-step tool for nourishing compassion called RAIN (Recognize, Allow, Investigate, Nurture) which has the potential to awaken our courage, wisdom, and heart. Info & Registration
Trivia Night! Time 8:00 PM It’s time for some fun! Categories will include Pop Culture, Music, History and more! All you need is your thinking cap and some laughs, every Wednesday Night. Info & Registration
Thursday August 12th 2021
Healing Garden Art Workshop Time 10:00 AM Please join us for some healing in the garden. During this art workshop series we'll create nurturing images that would be found in a healing garden such as: flowers, succulents, fountains, trees, dragonflies, butterflies, etc. Info & Registration
New Member Meeting Time 10:00 AM Join us for this informational orientation with one of our clinical staff. During this orientation we will share all our services with you, how to access our currently virtual program and customize a personal plan to help us best support you. Info & Registration
Yoga Time 3:00 PM Wear comfortable clothing and be prepared to stretch your mind and body from your own home. Info & Registration
Making Mindful Memories: Creating Happy Moments to Remember Time 6:00 PM Long-term happiness largely depends on the ability to form a positive narrative of our lives. Explore the eight ingredients for happy memories to embrace from the past and create for the future. Mindfulness theories and techniques will guide you through six weeks of uncovering joy! Presented by Jan Miller. Info & Registration
Caregivers Support Group Time 6:30 PM For adult family, friends, and caregivers of people with cancer seeking support. Info & Registration
Friday August 13th 2021
Morning Meditation Time 10:00 AM Wake up and meditate with Stacey. Info & Registration
Yoga Time 11:00 AM Wear comfortable clothing and be prepared to stretch your mind and body from your own home. Info & Registration
Saturday August 14th 2021
Chair Yoga Time 10:00 AM Take part in this relaxing virtual chair yoga class as you are guided through gentle stretching and relaxation. Info & Registration
Family Fun Day! Time 11:00 AM Kids and their families are welcome to join us for some outdoor fun as we do some of our favorite summer camp activities including friendship bracelet making, nature rubbings, and rock painting! Info & Registration
Monday August 16th 2021
Men's Art Group Outdoor Meeting! Time 10:00 AM Join Lauren Alfonsi, Art Therapist and counseling intern from Karmanos Cancer Institute, for this therapeutic art session outside under our Gilda's Club tent. Supplies will be provided,This group is facilitated by a masters level clinician and will be outdoors under our tent. Vaccinated members are not required to wear a mask outdoors, however we thank you for continuing to stay socially distanced. No food or drink is permitted. Info & Registration
Art Therapy For All Time 11:00 AM Art Therapist Erin Shahly, MEd, ATR, will host an interactive therapeutic art workshop. We’ll focus on self-expression and self-discovery. There is no experience necessary to participate, all are welcome. We will come together to create meaningful worksof art that will provide a creative outlet and promote relaxation. Common supplies to be used regularly will be household items such as: newspaper, magazines, tape, foil, markers, crayons, paints, glue etc. but you can use what you’ve got! Info & Registration
Mindful Meditation Outdoor Meeting Time 1:00 PM This program will be facilitated by Kathy Ransome, LMSW a therapist at Henry Ford Behavioral Health. She will present various mindfulness techniques and lead a number of group meditations. This meeting will be held outdoors at the Royal Oak Clubhouse. This group is facilitated by a masters level clinician and will be outdoors under our tent. Vaccinated members are not required to wear a mask outdoors, however we thank you for continuing to stay socially distanced. No food or drink is permitted. Info & Registration
Yoga Time 1:00 PM Wear comfortable clothing and be prepared to stretch your mind and body from your own home. Info & Registration
Pictionary Time 3:30 PM Join our intern Sarah for some fun, adults and kids alike! Come ready to draw, no artistic experience required! Info & Registration
Uke Jam Time 4:30 PM Join our Ukers for a Virtual Jam Session and sing-a-long! Info & Registration
New Member Meeting Time 5:30 PM Join us for this informational orientation with one of our clinical staff. During this orientation we will share all our services with you, how to access our currently virtual program and customize a personal plan to help us best support you. Info & Registration
Life After Treatment Time 6:30 PM A support group for adults whose treatment has ended. In efforts to keep our community healthy, for the time being this group will meet virtually. If you have not previously attended this support group and are interested in joining us virtually, please contact us at 248-577-0800. Info & Registration
Chair Yoga Time 7:00 PM Join Stephanie for this Virtual Chair Yoga workshop that emphasizes on stretching and relaxation. Please use a chair with a seat height where your feet rest flat on the ground. This yoga practice is to be done on a non-skid surface. Info & Registration
Tuesday August 17th 2021
Coffee Hour Time 10:00 AM Grab a cup of coffee and lets catch up! If we can’t come together for Coffeehouse tonight, we can certainly come together for some coffee in the morning! Info & Registration
Karma-Yoga Meditation Time 10:00 AM Please join us for an introduction to meditation in the philosophy of Karma Yoga. Someone who practices as a Karma Yogi does not make decisions based on the desires of the ego, and helps the community for the greater good without expecting reciprocation. Before she leads us in meditation, Dr. Lakshmi Saleem will explain proper breathing techniques with the main focus on understanding the flow of energy through the body and use of Chakras for tapping into our hidden and latent energy. Info & Registration
Living with Cancer Group Time 11:00 AM Weekly support group for people currently in treatment, or within a year of treatment. In efforts to keep our community healthy, for the time being this group will meet virtually. If you have not previously attended this support group and are interested in joining us virtually, please contact us at 248-577-0800. Info & Registration
Mindful Hour Time 1:00 PM Join Jan Miller, LPC for a special Mindful Hour. We will start with a brief discussion revolving around topics such as discovering your creative side during challenging times, coping strategies, or relaxation practices, followed by a guided meditation. Info & Registration
Watercolor Group Outdoor Meeting! Time 1:00 PM Join Lauren Alfonsi, Art Therapist & Counseling Intern from Karmanos Cancer Institute, for this theraputic art session outside under our Gilda's Club tent. Supplies will be provided, those that are vaccinated are not required to wear a mask. Generously provided by the Karmanos Cancer Institute. Info & Registration
Gentle Mat Yoga Time 4:00 PM A gentle flow yoga class. Info & Registration
Club Red Time 5:00 PM We are excited to welcome back our teens for an introduction to our Club Red program. Club Red is our teen volunteer group who assists with various clubhouse and community events. At this meeting we will learn more about Club Red, learn about upcoming volunteer opportunities for teens, and will work on a project for our upcoming clubhouse programs. Club Red will be meeting in person for this event. Please register today! Info & Registration
Coping with Anxiety Through Art Time 6:00 PM Join us for this monthly art therapy session that focuses on positive coping during times of anxiety particularly during the pandemic. Info & Registration
Art on the Patio Time 6:30 PM Art Therapist Erin Shahly, MEd, ATR, will host a therapeutic art workshop. We’ll focus on self-expression and self-discovery. There is no experience necessary to participate. This meeting will be held outdoors at the Royal Oak Clubhouse under our tent. Vaccinated members are not required to wear a mask outdoors, however we thank you for continuing to stay socially distanced. No food or drink is permitted. Info & Registration
Wednesday August 18th 2021
NIA Time 10:00 AM NIA is sensory-based movement practice that draws from martial arts, dance arts and yoga. This Workshop includes a unique combination of 52 moves that correspond with the main areas of the body. The movements in Nia have been shown to re-program neuropathways and increase mobility, stability, flexibility, and perception. Info & Registration
Poetry Circle Time 10:00 AM Cancer can change us in myriad ways. How has it affected you? Writing poetry gives us an opportunity to strike at the heart of the matter. Even if you don’t write or journal, you can express yourself through poetry. All you need is a pen and paper. Join us for a warm and welcoming poetry circle. Info & Registration
Afternoon Meditation Time 12:00 PM Terri Koster will be facilitating a weekly meditation workshop in Gilda’s Club Metro Detroit’s Virtual World. This workshop will include guided meditation, pranayama (breath-work), alternate nostril breathing, energy clearing and chakra balancing meditations. All of these meditations can be done at home and no experience with meditation is necessary. Info & Registration
Book Club Time 1:00 PM Join us! This month we’re each reading our own books to share with the group. Info & Registration
Gynecological Cancers Support Group Time 1:30 PM For women who are in treatment or survivors of any gynecological cancers. Receive support from those who understand. Info & Registration
Watercolor Group Onsite! Time 3:30 PM Join Lauren Alfonsi, Art Therapist and counseling intern from Karmanos Cancer Institute, for this therapeutic art session outside under our Gilda's Club tent. Supplies will be provided, those that are vaccinated are not required to wear a mask, once seated. Generously proved by the Karmanos Cancer Institute. Info & Registration
Afternoon Toddler Time Time 4:00 PM For ages 1-4, a social space for toddlers to interact while playing games, doing crafts, and enjoying story time! Info & Registration
Scattergories Time 4:00 PM Not stuck at home- safe at home! Join us for this classic for some extra fun! Info & Registration
Applying for Social Security Disability Time 6:00 PM Jessica Kelly, is a local Social Security Disability attorney, working with Levine Benjamin Law Firm in Southfield. She'll be guiding us through the process fo applying for Social Security Disability. This presentation will include a Q & A session as well. Info & Registration
Chair Yoga Time 6:00 PM Take part in this relaxing virtual chair yoga class as you are guided through gentle stretching and relaxation. Info & Registration
Women of Color Support Group Time 6:30 PM A support group for women that focuses on ethnicity and cultural diversity, who are looking to build community and support one another, while navigating a cancer diagnosis.. This group is facilitated by a masters level clinician. If you are not yet a member of Gilda's Club Metro Detroit and believe you would benefit from the support of this group, please call us at 248.577.0800. Info & Registration
Young Adults Group Time 6:30 PM Support group for young adults (20-40 years old) who are carrying a cancer diagnosis. Info & Registration
Trivia Night! Time 8:00 PM It’s time for some fun! Categories will include Pop Culture, Music, History and more! All you need is your thinking cap and some laughs, every Wednesday Night. Info & Registration
Thursday August 19th 2021
Healing Garden Art Workshop Time 10:00 AM Please join us for some healing in the garden. During this art workshop series we'll create nurturing images that would be found in a healing garden such as: flowers, succulents, fountains, trees, dragonflies, butterflies, etc. Info & Registration
New Member Meeting Time 10:00 AM Join us for this informational orientation with one of our clinical staff. During this orientation we will share all our services with you, how to access our currently virtual program and customize a personal plan to help us best support you. Info & Registration
Yoga Time 3:00 PM Wear comfortable clothing and be prepared to stretch your mind and body from your own home. Info & Registration
Making Mindful Memories: Creating Happy Moments to Remember Time 6:00 PM Long-term happiness largely depends on the ability to form a positive narrative of our lives. Explore the eight ingredients for happy memories to embrace from the past and create for the future. Mindfulness theories and techniques will guide you through six weeks of uncovering joy! Presented by Jan Miller. Info & Registration
Lung Cancer Support Group Time 6:30 PM A support group for individuals diagnosed with lung cancer as well as caregivers, who are seeking support and communty from others also diagnosed. This group is facilaited by a licensed clinician and meets the 3rd Thursday of every month. Info & Registration
Friday August 20th 2021
Morning Meditation Time 10:00 AM Wake up and meditate with Stacey. Info & Registration
Yoga Time 11:00 AM Wear comfortable clothing and be prepared to stretch your mind and body from your own home. Info & Registration
Saturday August 21st 2021
Chair Yoga Time 10:00 AM Take part in this relaxing virtual chair yoga class as you are guided through gentle stretching and relaxation. Info & Registration
Monday August 23rd 2021
Men's Art Group Outdoor Meeting! Time 10:00 AM Join Lauren Alfonsi, Art Therapist and counseling intern from Karmanos Cancer Institute, for this therapeutic art session outside under our Gilda's Club tent. Supplies will be provided,This group is facilitated by a masters level clinician and will be outdoors under our tent. Vaccinated members are not required to wear a mask outdoors, however we thank you for continuing to stay socially distanced. No food or drink is permitted. Info & Registration
Art Therapy For All Time 11:00 AM Art Therapist Erin Shahly, MEd, ATR, will host an interactive therapeutic art workshop. We’ll focus on self-expression and self-discovery. There is no experience necessary to participate, all are welcome. We will come together to create meaningful worksof art that will provide a creative outlet and promote relaxation. Common supplies to be used regularly will be household items such as: newspaper, magazines, tape, foil, markers, crayons, paints, glue etc. but you can use what you’ve got! Info & Registration
Yoga Time 1:00 PM Wear comfortable clothing and be prepared to stretch your mind and body from your own home. Info & Registration
Pictionary Time 3:30 PM Join our intern Sarah for some fun, adults and kids alike! Come ready to draw, no artistic experience required! Info & Registration
Uke Jam Time 4:30 PM Join our Ukers for a Virtual Jam Session and sing-a-long! Info & Registration
New Member Meeting Time 5:30 PM Join us for this informational orientation with one of our clinical staff. During this orientation we will share all our services with you, how to access our currently virtual program and customize a personal plan to help us best support you. Info & Registration
Colorectal Cancer Group Time 6:30 PM A group for those seeking support through a colorectal cancer diagnosis from others diagnosed as well. Those currently in treatment as well as post treatment are welcome to join. Support persons are welcome to attend as well. This group is facilitated by a masters level clinician. Info & Registration
Mens Group Time 6:30 PM A group for men who are seeking support through a cancer diagnosis. Info & Registration
Chair Yoga Time 7:00 PM Join Stephanie for this Virtual Chair Yoga workshop that emphasizes on stretching and relaxation. Please use a chair with a seat height where your feet rest flat on the ground. This yoga practice is to be done on a non-skid surface. Info & Registration
Tuesday August 24th 2021
Coffee Hour Time 10:00 AM Grab a cup of coffee and lets catch up! If we can’t come together for Coffeehouse tonight, we can certainly come together for some coffee in the morning! Info & Registration
Karma-Yoga Meditation Time 10:00 AM Please join us for an introduction to meditation in the philosophy of Karma Yoga. Someone who practices as a Karma Yogi does not make decisions based on the desires of the ego, and helps the community for the greater good without expecting reciprocation. Before she leads us in meditation, Dr. Lakshmi Saleem will explain proper breathing techniques with the main focus on understanding the flow of energy through the body and use of Chakras for tapping into our hidden and latent energy. Info & Registration
Living with Cancer Group Time 11:00 AM Weekly support group for people currently in treatment, or within a year of treatment. In efforts to keep our community healthy, for the time being this group will meet virtually. If you have not previously attended this support group and are interested in joining us virtually, please contact us at 248-577-0800. Info & Registration
Mindful Hour Time 1:00 PM Join Jan Miller, LPC for a special Mindful Hour. We will start with a brief discussion revolving around topics such as discovering your creative side during challenging times, coping strategies, or relaxation practices, followed by a guided meditation. Info & Registration
Watercolor Group Outdoor Meeting! Time 1:00 PM Join Lauren Alfonsi, Art Therapist & Counseling Intern from Karmanos Cancer Institute, for this theraputic art session outside under our Gilda's Club tent. Supplies will be provided, those that are vaccinated are not required to wear a mask. Generously provided by the Karmanos Cancer Institute. Info & Registration
Gentle Mat Yoga Time 4:00 PM A gentle flow yoga class. Info & Registration
Multiple Myeloma Support Group Time 6:00 PM A Support group for those diagnosed with multiple myeloma who are seeking support from others as well. This group also welcomes caregivers and support persons of those diagnosed and is facilitated by a licensed clinician. Members may be currently in treatment or post treatment. A new targeted therapy called BLENREP has recently been approved by the FDA for treatment of patients with relapsed or refractory multiple myeloma. On November 23 at 6:00 pm via Zoom, a presentation by a GSK representative will cover BLENREP's indication and important safety information, how BLENREP works, the clinical trial results, its side effect profile, and supportive care. To learn more about this group, please give us a call at 248.577.0800. Info & Registration
Spouses Bereavement Group Time 6:30 PM A support group for those seeking support after the death of a signficant other due to cancer. This group is facilitated by a masters level clinician. Info & Registration
Wednesday August 25th 2021
NIA Time 10:30 AM NIA is sensory-based movement practice that draws from martial arts, dance arts and yoga. This Workshop includes a unique combination of 52 moves that correspond with the main areas of the body. The movements in Nia have been shown to re-program neuropathways and increase mobility, stability, flexibility, and perception. Info & Registration
Afternoon Meditation Time 12:00 PM Terri Koster will be facilitating a weekly meditation workshop in Gilda’s Club Metro Detroit’s Virtual World. This workshop will include guided meditation, pranayama (breath-work), alternate nostril breathing, energy clearing and chakra balancing meditations. All of these meditations can be done at home and no experience with meditation is necessary. Info & Registration
Mindful Meditation Time 2:00 PM This program will be facilitated by Kathy Ransome, LMSW a therapist at Henry Ford Behavioral Health. She will present various mindfulness techniques and lead a number of group meditations. Info & Registration
Scattergories Time 4:00 PM Not stuck at home- safe at home! Join us for this classic for some extra fun! Info & Registration
Family Bereavement Time 5:30 PM A support group for those who have lost a loved one to cancer. This group is facilitated by a licensed clinician and is a warm and welcoming space for those seeking support and community from others who are also bereaved. Info & Registration
Kids Art Therapy Time 5:30 PM Facilitated by Andi Sandles, Art Therapist. These fun art projects are for kids age 5-12. Common Supplies: Paper, Crayons, Markers, Watercolor paints, stickers or foam. Info & Registration
Chair Yoga Time 6:00 PM Take part in this relaxing virtual chair yoga class as you are guided through gentle stretching and relaxation. Info & Registration
Mindful Journey Book Club Time 6:00 PM Many non-fiction books today incorporate mindfulness as the foundation for emotional and physical well-being. Join Jan Miller. bi-weekly, in the pursuit of new perspectives and inspiration through the pages of books filled with wisdom. Seasoned mindfulness practitioners and newbies alike are welcome to the journey! Book #1 - Wabi Sabi, Japanese Wisdom for a Perfectly imperfect Life by Beth Kempton. Wabi sabi is an ancient and deeply held philosophy closely tied to Japanese culture. It sees the beauty in imperfection, appreciates simplicity, and accepts that change is inevitable. Beth Kempton writes beautifully about the many ways that wabi sabi can positively affect every aspect of our lives from nurturing relationships to reframing failure and experiencing the joys of nature. Book #2 - Joyful, The Surprising Power of Ordinary Things to Create Extraordinary Happiness by Ingrid Fetell Lee. Info & Registration
Breast Cancer Support Group Time 6:30 PM A support group for those diagnosed with breast cancer who are seeking support from others also diagnosed. This welcoming group is facilitated by a master level clinician. Info & Registration
Trivia Night! Time 8:00 PM It’s time for some fun! Categories will include Pop Culture, Music, History and more! All you need is your thinking cap and some laughs, every Wednesday Night. Info & Registration
Thursday August 26th 2021
Healing Garden Art Workshop Time 10:00 AM Please join us for some healing in the garden. During this art workshop series we'll create nurturing images that would be found in a healing garden such as: flowers, succulents, fountains, trees, dragonflies, butterflies, etc. Info & Registration
New Member Meeting Time 10:00 AM Join us for this informational orientation with one of our clinical staff. During this orientation we will share all our services with you, how to access our currently virtual program and customize a personal plan to help us best support you. Info & Registration
Yoga Time 3:00 PM Wear comfortable clothing and be prepared to stretch your mind and body from your own home. Info & Registration
Making Mindful Memories: Creating Happy Moments to Remember Time 6:00 PM Long-term happiness largely depends on the ability to form a positive narrative of our lives. Explore the eight ingredients for happy memories to embrace from the past and create for the future. Mindfulness theories and techniques will guide you through six weeks of uncovering joy! Presented by Jan Miller. Info & Registration
Rack Pack Group Time 6:30 PM A Support group for young adults diagnosed with breast cancer who are seeking support from other young adults diagnosed as well. This group is for those under age 40 and is facilitated by a licensed clinician. Members may be currently in treatment or post treatment. To learn more about this group, please give us a call at 248.577.0800. Info & Registration
Friday August 27th 2021
Morning Meditation Time 10:00 AM Wake up and meditate with Stacey. Info & Registration
Yoga Time 11:00 AM Wear comfortable clothing and be prepared to stretch your mind and body from your own home. Info & Registration
Talent Show! Time 7:00 PM Join us for a fun night of performances with our talented Gilda’s members! All talents are welcome in this family friendly show. Info & Registration
Saturday August 28th 2021
Chair Yoga Time 10:00 AM Take part in this relaxing virtual chair yoga class as you are guided through gentle stretching and relaxation. Info & Registration
Monday August 30th 2021
Men's Art Group Outdoor Meeting! Time 10:00 AM Join Lauren Alfonsi, Art Therapist and counseling intern from Karmanos Cancer Institute, for this therapeutic art session outside under our Gilda's Club tent. Supplies will be provided,This group is facilitated by a masters level clinician and will be outdoors under our tent. Vaccinated members are not required to wear a mask outdoors, however we thank you for continuing to stay socially distanced. No food or drink is permitted. Info & Registration
Art Therapy For All Time 11:00 AM Art Therapist Erin Shahly, MEd, ATR, will host an interactive therapeutic art workshop. We’ll focus on self-expression and self-discovery. There is no experience necessary to participate, all are welcome. We will come together to create meaningful worksof art that will provide a creative outlet and promote relaxation. Common supplies to be used regularly will be household items such as: newspaper, magazines, tape, foil, markers, crayons, paints, glue etc. but you can use what you’ve got! Info & Registration
Yoga Time 1:00 PM Wear comfortable clothing and be prepared to stretch your mind and body from your own home. Info & Registration
Pictionary Time 3:30 PM Join our intern Sarah for some fun, adults and kids alike! Come ready to draw, no artistic experience required! Info & Registration
Uke Jam Time 4:30 PM Join our Ukers for a Virtual Jam Session and sing-a-long! Info & Registration
New Member Meeting Time 5:30 PM Join us for this informational orientation with one of our clinical staff. During this orientation we will share all our services with you, how to access our currently virtual program and customize a personal plan to help us best support you. Info & Registration
Chair Yoga Time 7:00 PM Join Stephanie for this Virtual Chair Yoga workshop that emphasizes on stretching and relaxation. Please use a chair with a seat height where your feet rest flat on the ground. This yoga practice is to be done on a non-skid surface. Info & Registration
Tuesday August 31st 2021
Coffee Hour Time 10:00 AM Grab a cup of coffee and lets catch up! If we can’t come together for Coffeehouse tonight, we can certainly come together for some coffee in the morning! Info & Registration
Karma-Yoga Meditation Time 10:00 AM Please join us for an introduction to meditation in the philosophy of Karma Yoga. Someone who practices as a Karma Yogi does not make decisions based on the desires of the ego, and helps the community for the greater good without expecting reciprocation. Before she leads us in meditation, Dr. Lakshmi Saleem will explain proper breathing techniques with the main focus on understanding the flow of energy through the body and use of Chakras for tapping into our hidden and latent energy. Info & Registration
Living with Cancer Group Time 11:00 AM Weekly support group for people currently in treatment, or within a year of treatment. In efforts to keep our community healthy, for the time being this group will meet virtually. If you have not previously attended this support group and are interested in joining us virtually, please contact us at 248-577-0800. Info & Registration
Mindful Hour Time 1:00 PM Join Jan Miller, LPC for a special Mindful Hour. We will start with a brief discussion revolving around topics such as discovering your creative side during challenging times, coping strategies, or relaxation practices, followed by a guided meditation. Info & Registration
Watercolor Group Outdoor Meeting! Time 1:00 PM Join Lauren Alfonsi, Art Therapist & Counseling Intern from Karmanos Cancer Institute, for this theraputic art session outside under our Gilda's Club tent. Supplies will be provided, those that are vaccinated are not required to wear a mask. Generously provided by the Karmanos Cancer Institute. Info & Registration
Remembrance Night Garden Stroll Time 3:30 PM We welcome those who have lost a loved one to cancer to join us in the garden. You can stop by at any point between 3:30 pm and 5:30 pm to add a memory in our fountain of reflection. We welcome you to join us via ZOOM at 6:00 pm for our guest speaker and community video tribute. Registration is required, members who are vaccinated are not required to wear a mask while outside. Info & Registration
Gentle Mat Yoga Time 4:00 PM A gentle flow yoga class. Info & Registration
Remembrance Night Time 6:00 PM A special evening for our community every year, to honor those we have lost to cancer. This year we welcome author and guest speaker Kimberly Willis. If you would like to share a photo of your loved one with us for our community video tribute, please email Megan Nikolich at mnikolich@gildasclubdetroit.org Info & Registration
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3517 Rochester Road,
Royal Oak, MI 48073
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248.577.0800
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Monday - Thursday: 12-8 p.m.
Saturday 12-3 p.m.