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Monday November 1st 2021
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
Simple Winter Workouts Time 11:00 AM Stay active during the winter months using supplies and equipment you already have at home. Learn full body exercises to increase strength, range of motion and endurance. Master’s level occupational therapy students from Baker College will be with us for the month of November to help promote independence through activities of daily life. If you have been in treatment and had to relearn or modify certain activities, or have had memory issues, these classes may be beneficial. All are welcome. Registration required Info & Registration
Yoga Time 1:00 PM Join us for Carey's Yoga! 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
Yoga Breathing Workshop Time 6:00 PM Retired plastic surgeon and cancer survivor Dr. Lakshmi Saleem is a certified Yoga instructor who is passionate about the therapeutic application of the philosophy of Yoga. She will be introducing us to the healing practice of gentle Yoga; breathing exercises (Pranayama) to improve the lung capacity and to boost immunity; and meditation: to heal from the inside out, reduce stress and to inspire a joyful, meaningful life. These Ayurvedic techniques have been used for thousands of years in India to manage the flow of energy through the body. Please join us for this fascinating and educational talk. 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 November 2nd 2021
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
Gentle Mat Yoga Time 4:00 PM A gentle flow yoga class. Info & Registration
Life After Prostate Cancer Time 5:00 PM Life After Prostate Cancer; Dealing with the side-effects of urinary incontinence and/or erectile dysfunction from treatment. Presented by Dr. Jason Sandberg, Michigan institute of Urology, and Joe Matessa (prostate cancer survivor) with Boston Scientific. Info & Registration
Crafting Through the Holidays Time 6:30 PM Join Erin Shahly for some artistic fun during the holidays! At this time, the maximum amount of craft bags we can supply has been reached. We will send a supply list to members registering from this point on. Happy Holidays! Info & Registration
Wednesday November 3rd 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
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
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 with Page. 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 November 4th 2021
Art & Meditation Time 10:00 AM Join Erin Shahly for a special bi-weekly Art & Meditation series through the end of the year. 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
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 November 5th 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 November 6th 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 November 8th 2021
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
Trivia Moves Time 11:00 AM Here is an easy way to incorporate exercise into your day and have some fun. Give your muscles and your memory a boost with this combination of movement along with trivia questions. Grab a chair or do these moves while standing. Master’s level occupational therapy students from Baker College will be with us for the month of November to help promote independence through activities of daily life. If you have been in treatment and had to relearn or modify certain activities, or have had memory issues, these classes may be beneficial. All are welcome. Info & Registration
Yoga Time 1:00 PM Join us for Carey's Yoga! Wear comfortable clothing and be prepared to stretch your mind and body from your own home. Info & Registration
Frankly Speaking: Immunotherapy Time 4:00 PM Presented by Dr. Gadgeel is the Chief of Division of Hematology/Oncology at Henry Ford Cancer Institute/Henry Ford Health System. 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
Brain Cancer Support Group Time 6:30 PM Support group to focus on brain cancer. 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
Men's 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 November 9th 2021
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
Gentle Mat Yoga Time 4:00 PM A gentle flow yoga class. Info & Registration
Anxiety & Cancer Time 6:00 PM This lecture will cover some of the emotional risks associated with significant life changes and threats to survival like cancer. We will break down why things like depression, anxiety, and stress occur- but more importantly how to cope with it. Coping is a key factor in not only accepting situations, but also adapting to a new normal and retaining your self-esteem, happiness, and strength. This lecture will focus mostly on how to be more intentional about developing strong and effective coping skills and prioritizing the things we value to keep us healthy and happy- even in the midst of a devastating disease like cancer. Presented by Erin Micale, DNP, MSN, RN-BC, CNL 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
Crafting Through the Holidays Time 6:30 PM Join Erin Shahly for some artistic fun during the holidays! At this time, the maximum amount of craft bags we can supply has been reached. We will send a supply list to members registering from this point on. Happy Holidays! 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 November 10th 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
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
Scattergories Time 4:00 PM Not stuck at home- safe at home! Join us for this classic for some extra fun! Info & Registration
Dinner Time Cooking Class! Time 5:00 PM 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 with Page. 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 November 11th 2021
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
Mindful Journaling: Illuminations Time 6:00 PM A journey into mindfulness using the written word. Suggested prompts will guide you as we write together, then share what our minds have illuminated (sharing is optional, and always encouraged). Have a blank journal available, or anything you wish to write on, along with a pen or pencil. That's all you need except for curiosity and a desire to learn more about yourself! Facilitated by Jan Miller. (Meets the 2nd and 4th Thursdays of the month). Info & Registration
Caregivers Support Group Time 6:30 PM For adult family, friends, and caregivers of people with cancer seeking support. This group is facilitated by a masters level clinician. Info & Registration
Friday November 12th 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 November 13th 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
Bloomscape Deliveries Time 3:12 PM Registration required Info & Registration
Monday November 15th 2021
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
Brain Games Time 11:00 AM Learn fun and interactive ways to improve memory skills. Join others in this group to play matching games and solve puzzles. Master’s level occupational therapy students from Baker College will be with us for the month of November to help promote independence through activities of daily life. If you have been in treatment and had to relearn or modify certain activities, or have had memory issues, these classes may be beneficial. All are welcome. Info & Registration
Yoga Time 1:00 PM Join us for Carey's Yoga! 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
POUND Fitness Time 6:30 PM 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
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 November 16th 2021
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
Gentle Mat Yoga Time 4:00 PM A gentle flow yoga class. Info & Registration
Working Through Grief During the Holidays Time 5:30 PM If you are facing the holidays with a heavy heart, join us for this encouraging talk. Grief is a normal, necessary and healthy process to overcome any loss. While nothing can speed up this process, there are lots of ways we inadvertently prolong recovery and perhaps make it harder on ourselves. Psychotherapist and Cancer Counseling Specialist Ryan Brooks will talk about grief and tell us ways to view and actively engage in our healing journey. 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
Crafting Through the Holidays Time 6:30 PM Join Erin Shahly for some artistic fun during the holidays! At this time, the maximum amount of craft bags we can supply has been reached. We will send a supply list to members registering from this point on. Happy Holidays! Info & Registration
Wednesday November 17th 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
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
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 with Page. 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
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 November 18th 2021
Art & Meditation Time 10:00 AM Join Erin Shahly for Art & Meditation through the end of the year. 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
Creating a Calm Holiday Time 6:00 PM Discover what matters most to you and yours about the holidays: FAITH, MAGIC, CONNECTION, ABUNDANCE and/or HERITAGE. The Holiday Constellation chart you create will provide invaluable insight for understanding potential pressure points ahead of time, accommodating clashes of ideas, and finding new ways to delight those you care about and yourself! 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 November 19th 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 November 20th 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 November 22nd 2021
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
Strategies for Neuropathy Time 11:00 AM Are you having trouble playing your string instrument or performing yoga? This class will focus on strategies to adapt mobility and improve engagement in your everyday activities. Q and A session to follow, so bring your questions. Master’s level occupational therapy students from Baker College will be with us for the month of November to help promote independence through activities of daily life. If you have been in treatment and had to relearn or modify certain activities, or have had memory issues, these classes may be beneficial. All are welcome. Info & Registration
Yoga Time 1:00 PM Join us for Carey's Yoga! 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
Friendsgiving Trivia! Time 6:00 PM Friendsgiving is a Gilda's Club Tradition! Join us for some trivia and Thanksgiving themed fun facts for a night of laughter with friends! 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 November 23rd 2021
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
Gentle Mat Yoga Time 4:00 PM A gentle flow yoga class. 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
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. Info & Registration
Breast 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
Crafting Through the Holidays Time 6:30 PM Join Erin Shahly for some artistic fun during the holidays! At this time, the maximum amount of craft bags we can supply has been reached. We will send a supply list to members registering from this point on. Happy Holidays! 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 November 24th 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 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
Chair Yoga Time 6:00 PM Take part in this relaxing virtual chair yoga class as you are guided through gentle stretching and relaxation with Page. Info & Registration
Monday November 29th 2021
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 Join us for Carey's Yoga! 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
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
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 November 30th 2021
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
Gentle Mat Yoga Time 4:00 PM A gentle flow yoga class. Info & Registration
Crafting Through the Holidays Time 6:30 PM Join Erin Shahly for some artistic fun during the holidays! At this time, the maximum amount of craft bags we can supply has been reached. We will send a supply list to members registering from this point on. Happy Holidays! 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.