Calendar List View

Select Categories
<
October 2021
>
Month List
Friday October 1st 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 October 2nd 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
Pound! Time 11:00 AM Channel your inner rockstar with this full body cardio-jam session inspired by the fun of playing the drums. You become the music in this exhilarating workout that combines cardio, conditioning, and strength training with yoga and pilates-inspired movements. Designed for all fitness levels. Please remember to wear comfortable tennis shoes. You will also need two regular drumsticks, wooden spoons, wooden dowels or similar items that are approximately 16 inches long. Please set aside a space that allows for free movement of your arms all around your body and above your head (you will also need space for your “stix” too). Now the 1st Saturday of every month. Info & Registration
Monday October 4th 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
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
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 October 5th 2021
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
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 October 6th 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
Tai Chi Time 11:00 AM Tai Chi is a Chinese martial arts practice that is gentle, non-strenuous, and has proven health benefits which include muscle strength, flexibility, and balance. Led by licensed instructor Martine Salane. 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
Watercolor Group Onsite! Time 2:30 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
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 October 7th 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
Knitting Circle Outdoor Meeting Time 10:30 AM This Knitting Circle is facilitated by Philly Tucker and will be outdoors. The Lakehouse Location is still closed indoors. 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 3:00 PM Wear comfortable clothing and be prepared to stretch your mind and body from your own home. Info & Registration
What to do about Intimacy and Sex with a Cancer Diagnosis Time 4:00 PM This discussion will focus on an aspect of treatment and survivorship that isn't often discussed: Resuming healthy and fun intimacy during and after cancer treatment. Sexual function problems from: erectile dysfunction, incontinence, vaginal dryness, changes in vaginal discharge and odor, changes in desire, comfort, and body image, pain, are all things that can come up with treatment. It's something that our doctors rarely talk to us about and can be hard for us even to talk to our partners about. Join us as Dr. Roy speaks on these sensitive issues with frank and informational tips on how to get back to a place of joy and comfort in your sex life, during and after treatment. This talk is appropriate whether you are single or partnered as sexual health is important in either case. Info & Registration
Frankly Speaking: Lung Cancer Time 5:00 PM This program is created for people diagnosed with lung cancer. The materials educate patients on the types on lung cancer, potential treatments and side effects, clinical trials, and the emotional concerns of a lung cancer diagnosis. Presented by Craig W. Stevens, M.D., Ph.D. – physician executive for Radiation Oncology for Beaumont Health and department chair of Radiation Oncology at Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine, where he is also a professor. 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 October 8th 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 October 9th 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 Pumpkin Painting! Join us in Gilda’s yard to select your pumpkin from our patch for some special pumpkin painting. Every child will get to choose a pumpkin and will have the option to create whatever design they would like. This is the perfect way to kick off the spooky season! We will even have some special Halloween goody bags for you to leave with! Registration required Info & Registration
Monday October 11th 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
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 October 12th 2021
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
Women's Wellness Group Time 11:00 AM Women's Wellness Group is a support group for women living with chronic cancers. The group is facilitated by Kathleen Hardy, LMSW, oncology social worker at the Karmanos Cancer Institute. 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
Mindfulness Retreat & Refresh Time 3:00 PM A fall gathering with Jan Miller, LPC, under the Royal Oak Gilda's Club tent for those who would like to revisit and refresh their mindfulness practices from past classes....stress reduction, self-compassion, mindful eating, mindful aging, and happy memories (you must have previously attended one of these classes to participate). Guided meditations and mindfulness practices including gentle yoga will rejuvenate your intention to bring awareness to the present moment with self-kindness. Fall is a time of transformation, and it's time to give yourself this opportunity! Space is limited, so register early. 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
Gentle Mat Yoga Time 4:00 PM A gentle flow yoga class. 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 October 13th 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
Tai Chi Time 11:00 AM Tai Chi is a Chinese martial arts practice that is gentle, non-strenuous, and has proven health benefits which include muscle strength, flexibility, and balance. Led by licensed instructor Martine Salane. 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 Hour Outdoor Meeting Time 12:00 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. 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
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 2:30 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 October 14th 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
Knitting Circle Outdoor Meeting Time 10:30 AM This Knitting Circle is facilitated by Philly Tucker and will be outdoors. The Lakehouse Location is still closed indoors. 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 3:00 PM Wear comfortable clothing and be prepared to stretch your mind and body from your own home. Info & Registration
Caregivers Support Group Time 6:30 PM For adult family, friends, and caregivers of people with cancer seeking support. Info & Registration
Noogiefest Family Magic Show! Time 6:30 PM Join us for a special virtual magic show! Magician Nathaniel Segal will amaze and entertain us with some incredible tricks. You won’t believe your eyes! Sign up today to reserve your spot! Info & Registration
Friday October 15th 2021
Morning Meditation Time 10:00 AM Wake up and meditate with Stacey. Info & Registration
Saturday October 16th 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 October 18th 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
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
Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction Series Time 6:00 PM Paying attention to what’s happening inside you….thoughts, emotions, and body sensations….in the present moment can make all the difference. With awareness, you’ll learn new and intentional responses to situations, communications, and relationships with yourself and others. The automatic and mindless reactions that are not serving you well will be replaced with new pathways leading to greater emotional, mental, and physical well-being. MBSR tools and techniques are accessible to all individuals, no matter the age and physical ability. Guided meditation, gentle movement and stretching, and small group discussion are experienced in each of the eight weekly classes. Facilitated by Jan Miller LPC, you will be supported in any way you need throughout your journey. Alumni are welcome to attend as well! 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 October 19th 2021
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
Noogiefest!: Witch Potion Craft Time 5:00 PM Use your creativity to make your very own magical witch potion jars. Supplies will be available at the clubhouse for pickup! For ages 5-12. RSVP today to reserve yours and then join us on Zoom to create together! 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 October 20th 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
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 2:30 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
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
Understanding HER2+ Breast Cancer and Reducing Recurrence Time 6:00 PM Join Anne Warren from PUMA as she facilitates an educational workshop on HER2+ Breast Cancer and reducing risk of reoccurence. Anne has 30 years of experience in oncology nursing and has expertise in a wide variety of hematologic and solid tumor malignancies with a special interest in breast cancer. 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 October 21st 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
Knitting Circle Outdoor Meeting Time 10:30 AM This Knitting Circle is facilitated by Philly Tucker and will be outdoors. The Lakehouse Location is still closed indoors. 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
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. This social gathering is facilitated by Christina Lombardo and will be outdoors. The Lakehouse Location is still closed indoors. 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 3:00 PM Wear comfortable clothing and be prepared to stretch your mind and body from your own home. 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 October 22nd 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
Monday October 25th 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
Breast Cancer Survivorship Bras Time 12:00 PM Register here to reserve a one of a kind, Elemental Thermal Bra. These bras are designed to support the needs of breast cancer survivors and will be available for members to browse the more than 30+ bras available anytime between 12:00 noon and 6:00 pm. (Members must register to reserve a bra) 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
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
Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction Series Time 6:00 PM Paying attention to what’s happening inside you….thoughts, emotions, and body sensations….in the present moment can make all the difference. With awareness, you’ll learn new and intentional responses to situations, communications, and relationships with yourself and others. The automatic and mindless reactions that are not serving you well will be replaced with new pathways leading to greater emotional, mental, and physical well-being. MBSR tools and techniques are accessible to all individuals, no matter the age and physical ability. Guided meditation, gentle movement and stretching, and small group discussion are experienced in each of the eight weekly classes. Facilitated by Jan Miller LPC, you will be supported in any way you need throughout your journey. Alumni are welcome to attend as well! 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 October 26th 2021
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
Meditation Outdoor Meeting Time 11:30 AM This meditation is facilitated by Christina Lombardo and will be outdoors. The Lakehouse Location is still closed indoors. 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
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
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 October 27th 2021
NIA Education Presentation Time 10:00 AM Mary Gresens (First Degree Black Belt and Yoga Teacher) will be presenting an interactive lecture about NIA. This lecture will include the history, health benefits, and philosophy of NIA. NIA is sensory-based movement practice that draws from martial arts, dance arts and yoga. 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 Hour Outdoor Meeting Time 12:00 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. 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
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 2:30 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
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 October 28th 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
Knitting Circle Outdoor Meeting Time 10:30 AM This Knitting Circle is facilitated by Philly Tucker and will be outdoors. The Lakehouse Location is still closed indoors. 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 3:00 PM Wear comfortable clothing and be prepared to stretch your mind and body from your own home. 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 October 29th 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 October 30th 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
img
3517 Rochester Road,
Royal Oak, MI 48073
img
248.577.0800
img
Monday - Thursday: 12-8 p.m.
Saturday 12-3 p.m.