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Moving Toward Wellness

These free weekly classes are designed to introduce or help patients return to movement, meditation and fitness during and after cancer treatment. Classes meet each Wednesday in Prentice Women’s Hospital.

Wednesdays
Northwestern Medicine Prentice Women’s Hospital
250 E. Superior St., Chicago
3rd Floor, Classroom R

(Hosted by LivingWell Cancer Resource Center)

Movement for Circulation, Lymphedema and Neuropathy | 2:00 – 2:45 pm

The lymphatic system needs help moving fluid through the body. These movements can decrease lymphedema and increase circulation. Class includes activities to help stimulate receptors of the hands and feet.  

Relaxation and Meditation | 2:45 – 3:00 pm

Relaxation and meditation techniques to help people affected by cancer reduce stress, manage side effects of treatment, and improve focus.

Fitness for Cancer Recovery | 3:15 – 4:00 pm

Exercise targeted to manage the side effects of cancer treatment including osteoporosis, neuropathy, lymphedema and pelvic floor weakness. Learn safe ways to strengthen muscles, increase balance, and address tingling and pain.

Wellness Consultations | 4:00 pm

More information

To register, call 630.262.1111

New participants are encouraged to contact LivingWell Wellness Associate, Sheri Minnick, MS, ERYT, at 630.262.1111 or sminnick@livingwellcrc.org to determine the best fit for your individual goals. All classes can be performed seated, if desired.

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