Calendar

Jan
2
Wed
(MPR) Belly Dance for Wellness with Monica Berini
Jan 2 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Monica Berini is a San Francisco-based belly dance instructor at the Alonzo King Lines Dance Center. Monica teaches Egyptian raqs and old-school pan-Arab diaspora-style belly dance. These belly dances provide Monica and her students with ‘farha’—never ending joy, which is at the heart of the style.

For more information about, Monica Berini, and her current projects inquire at:

www.monicaraqs.com.

Everyone welcome. Registration required.

 

(SGR) Young Women with Cancer Support Group.
Jan 2 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Jan
3
Thu
(SGR) Chair Yoga with Vicky Griffin
Jan 3 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm

vicky_chair_yogaThis class offers a gentle sequence of seated poses, guided relaxation, breathing practices and meditation.

For women with cancer and their supporters.

Registration required.

(MPR) Therapeutic Coloring Club with Dolores Moorehead
Jan 3 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Enjoy a relaxing evening with coloring books, crayons, markers and colored pencils. We will color, chat, laugh, and tap into our meditative spirits. Basic supplies provided but please bring along your favorites. Everyone welcome. Registration required.

Jan
5
Sat
(SGR) Reiki Healing Clinic with Stephanie Drotter Seidell
Jan 5 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm

Reiki Healing Clinic Lead by Stephanie Drotter Seidell

** Registration is limited, please reserve a time slot

Reiki is a gentle hands-on healing practice that helps to relax and de-stress the body, mind and spirit.  It is an excellent compliment to traditional medicine, supporting the body’s natural ability to heal itself. Commonly reported benefits of Reiki include stress relief, inner calm, improved sleep, and pain relief. After a brief orientation, each participant will receive a mini Reiki treatment while lying clothed on a massage table.

The clinic will be lead by Stephanie Drotter Seidell, a Reiki Master practicing in Oakland.

Everyone welcome. Registration required. Reserve a time slot.*

*If you cannot make your selected appointment, we respectfully request it be released for others waiting for an opening.

Jan
7
Mon
(SGR) Mindful Tapping Meditation with Melbra Watts
Jan 7 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm

Are you trying to reduce your stress? Consider tapping it out! Participants will learn an easy tapping sequence of acupressure points and be guided in tapping through layers of stress and into greater health and wellbeing. For women who have/had cancer and those women who are cancer care supporters!

Melbra Watts is an energy medicine health coach she provides coaching and training in wellness and holistic development to individuals and groups to help reduce stress, improve performance and lower healthcare costs. Everyone welcome. Registration is required for each individual class date.

(Kitchen) Cooking Club: Inflammation: The Foundation to Disease with Kasin Anton
Jan 7 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Did you know that inflammation is the foundation of all disease? In this 1.5 hour class, you will learn about inflammation in depth, its role in disease progression, and how it impacts you personally. You will leave with a better understanding of how to fight inflammation and improve your health through better food choices as well as lifestyle changes. Through these changes you can see improvement in mood, energy, health and more. Numerous healthy recipes will be demonstrated and tasted.

Kasin Anton is a nutrition consultant, focusing on holistic nutrition with an emphasis on understanding how foods can harm or heal the body.

Everyone welcome. Registration required.

 

 

(MPR) Adults with Blood-related Cancer and their Friends, Families and Caregivers Support Group
Jan 7 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Jan
8
Tue
(MPR) Gentle Hatha Yoga with Vanessa Doherty
Jan 8 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am

Hatha Yoga is a gentle, traditional practice that encompasses breathing techniques, meditation and mindful movement. While stretching and strengthening the body, it can reduce stress and increase energy flow.

A yogi since 1994, Vanessa Doherty began teaching yoga in 2010. Certified in the traditional practice of Hatha Yoga, Therapeutic Yoga, Restorative Yoga and Reiki.

Everyone welcome. Registration required.

(SGR) Women with Metastatic Cancer Daytime Support Group
Jan 8 @ 12:30 pm – 2:00 pm