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11:00 am Lesbian Focused Caregiver Support Group – Oakland (Offsite)
Lesbian Focused Caregiver Support Group – Oakland (O…
Oct 1 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Support groups are free of charge Please call 510-420-7900 for information or sign up. Please no drop ins. Pre-registration is required for all groups
12:00 pm (SGR) Mindful Tapping Meditation with Melbra Watts
(SGR) Mindful Tapping Meditation with Melbra Watts
Oct 1 @ 12:00 pm – 1:15 pm
(SGR) Mindful Tapping Meditation with Melbra Watts
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 [...]
6:00 pm (Kitchen) Braising techniques for fall favorites (not just meat) with Trudy Schafer
(Kitchen) Braising techniques for fall favorites (no…
Oct 1 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
(Kitchen) Braising techniques for fall favorites (not just meat) with Trudy Schafer
Braising techniques for fall favorites (not just meat) Join personal chef Trudy Schafer, MA, as we learn the correct way to braise different types of food in the oven and on the stovetop. www.thehealinghearth.com. Everyone welcome. Registration required.
6:30 pm (SGR) Young Women with Cancer Support Group
7:30 pm (MPR) Adults with Blood-related Cancer and their Friends, Families and Caregivers Support Group
10:45 am (SGR) Complementary and Alternative Care Support Group
1:00 pm (MPR) Gentle Yoga Wednesdays with Rotating Instructors
(MPR) Gentle Yoga Wednesdays with Rotating Instructors
Oct 3 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
This class includes a gentle asana practice as well as restorative poses. No previous experience necessary. Please wear comfortable clothing. Especially for women who have/had cancer. Women supporters may attend as space allows. Class instruction by Bonnie Maeda, Katherine McStravick,  Lee Mitchell, Debbie Gilman, Vanessa Doherty and Susana Renaud Everyone welcome. Registration [...]
6:00 pm (MPR) Belly Dance for Wellness with Monica Berini
(MPR) Belly Dance for Wellness with Monica Berini
Oct 3 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
(MPR) Belly Dance for Wellness with Monica Berini
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 [...]
6:30 pm (SGR) Young Women with Cancer Support Group
5:00 pm (SGR) Chair Yoga with Vicky Griffin
(SGR) Chair Yoga with Vicky Griffin
Oct 4 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
(SGR) Chair Yoga with Vicky Griffin
This class offers a gentle sequence of seated poses, guided relaxation, breathing practices and meditation. For women with cancer and their supporters. Registration required.
6:00 pm (MPR) Therapeutic Coloring Club with Dolores Moorehead
(MPR) Therapeutic Coloring Club with Dolores Moorehead
Oct 4 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
(MPR) Therapeutic Coloring Club with Dolores Moorehead
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.
9:00 am Swim A Mile for Women with Cancer
Swim A Mile for Women with Cancer
Oct 6 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Swim A Mile for Women with Cancer @ Trefethen Aquatic Center | Oakland | California | United States
23rd annual Swim A Mile for Women with Cancer, our largest fundraiser of the year! This event will take place on October 6-7, at Mills College in Oakland. The Swim A Mile is a fun and fabulous annual event whose swimmers raise money for the wide range of FREE programs and [...]
11:00 am (SGR) Reiki Healing Clinic with Stephanie Drotter Seidell
(SGR) Reiki Healing Clinic with Stephanie Drotter Se…
Oct 6 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
(SGR) Reiki Healing Clinic with Stephanie Drotter Seidell
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 [...]
9:00 am Swim A Mile for Women with Cancer
Swim A Mile for Women with Cancer
Oct 7 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Swim A Mile for Women with Cancer @ Trefethen Aquatic Center | Oakland | California | United States
23rd annual Swim A Mile for Women with Cancer, our largest fundraiser of the year! This event will take place on October 6-7, at Mills College in Oakland. The Swim A Mile is a fun and fabulous annual event whose swimmers raise money for the wide range of FREE programs and [...]
10:30 am (MPR) Medical Qigong with Willow Lune
(MPR) Medical Qigong with Willow Lune
Oct 8 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
(MPR) Medical Qigong with Willow Lune
The gentle yet powerful art of Qigong uses our breath, body movement, sound and meditation. All of these elements combined will help to stimulate the body’s natural healing. We will learn techniques which will help to boost our immune system, reduce stress, improve our sleep patterns and help us to [...]
12:00 pm (SGR) Mindful Tapping Meditation with Melbra Watts
(SGR) Mindful Tapping Meditation with Melbra Watts
Oct 8 @ 12:00 pm – 1:15 pm
(SGR) Mindful Tapping Meditation with Melbra Watts
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 [...]
10:45 am SGR – Women with Cancer Support Group – Daytime
1:00 pm (MPR) Gentle Yoga Wednesdays with Rotating Instructors
(MPR) Gentle Yoga Wednesdays with Rotating Instructors
Oct 10 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
This class includes a gentle asana practice as well as restorative poses. No previous experience necessary. Please wear comfortable clothing. Especially for women who have/had cancer. Women supporters may attend as space allows. Class instruction by Bonnie Maeda, Katherine McStravick,  Lee Mitchell, Debbie Gilman, Vanessa Doherty and Susana Renaud Everyone welcome. Registration [...]
6:30 pm (SGR) African American Women With Cancer Support Group
(SGR) African American Women With Cancer Support Group
Oct 10 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Support group for African American Women with Cancer (Sister to Sister)
1:30 pm (MPR) Feldenkrais® Awareness through Movement® Practice with A. Ifátólú Gardner
(MPR) Feldenkrais® Awareness through Movement® Pract…
Oct 11 @ 1:30 pm – 2:45 pm
(MPR) Feldenkrais® Awareness through Movement® Practice with A. Ifátólú Gardner
 Feldenkrais® Awareness Through Movement® practice. 8 Thursdays October 11 through December 6 No class on November 22  In each class Ifátólú verbally guides you through a series of slow, gentle (and integrated)movements of the Feldenkrais® method. Calling upon your body’s capacities of neuroplasticity, each Feldenkrais® lesson helps you (a) more [...]
5:00 pm (SGR) Chair Yoga with Vicky Griffin
(SGR) Chair Yoga with Vicky Griffin
Oct 11 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
(SGR) Chair Yoga with Vicky Griffin
This class offers a gentle sequence of seated poses, guided relaxation, breathing practices and meditation. For women with cancer and their supporters. Registration required.
6:00 pm (MPR) Monthly Expressive Arts Group with Francisca Lizana
(MPR) Monthly Expressive Arts Group with Francisca L…
Oct 11 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
(MPR) Monthly Expressive Arts Group with Francisca Lizana
Our group offers an opportunity to delve into art-making, as we listen to music and work in the company of other wonderful women. We use a variety of materials to collage including painting. The aim is to enjoy the process of making your own art without the pressure of producing a finished piece. [...]
6:30 pm LBTQIA Support Group
LBTQIA Support Group
Oct 11 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
10:00 am (MPR) Amistad, Hermandad y Apoyo (A-HA!)
(MPR) Amistad, Hermandad y Apoyo (A-HA!)
Oct 12 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Para mas informacion, por favor llame Veronica a 510.809.0209 o por correo electronico veronica@wcrc.org
11:00 am Lesbian Focused Caregiver Support Group – Oakland (Offsite)
Lesbian Focused Caregiver Support Group – Oakland (O…
Oct 12 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Support groups are free of charge Please call 510-420-7900 for information or sign up. Please no drop ins. Pre-registration is required for all groups
12:00 pm (SGR) Grupo de apoyo para Latinas con Cáncer/ Latinas with Cancer Support Group
1:00 pm (MPR) Goddess Earrings Workshop with Terri Keith
(MPR) Goddess Earrings Workshop with Terri Keith
Oct 13 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
(MPR) Goddess Earrings Workshop with Terri Keith
Celebrate the Goddess in You! Join us for a 3-part workshop celebrating the Goddess in you. We will be making beaded goddess earrings with charms and specially – chosen beads. Supplies will be provided, but feel free to bring any you would like to add, plus jewelry tools if you [...]
10:00 am (MPR) Remembering the Ancestors’ Song with R. Consuelo Inez
(MPR) Remembering the Ancestors’ Song with R. Consu…
Oct 15 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
(MPR)  Remembering the Ancestors’ Song with R. Consuelo Inez
Remembering the Ancestors’ Song We will explore the sounds of our ancestors by connecting with our hearts song. We all carry a song from our culture and Inez will lead us into a journey of sound with instruments and songs of the world. Feel free to bring a family [...]
12:00 pm (SGR) Mindful Tapping Meditation with Melbra Watts
(SGR) Mindful Tapping Meditation with Melbra Watts
Oct 15 @ 12:00 pm – 1:15 pm
(SGR) Mindful Tapping Meditation with Melbra Watts
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 [...]
1:30 pm (MPR) Law Clinic: Your Rights at Work with Michele Magar
(MPR) Law Clinic: Your Rights at Work with Michele M…
Oct 15 @ 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm
(MPR) Law Clinic: Your Rights at Work with Michele Magar
Your Rights at Work Women who have or had cancer qualify for protection under both state and federal civil rights laws. This workshop will explore how to request accommodations at work, such as a modified schedule, permission to work from home, and more. We’ll cover what you need to know [...]
6:30 pm (SGR) Young Women with Cancer Support Group
(SGR) Young Women with Cancer Support Group
Oct 15 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
10:45 am (SGR) Complementary / Alternative Care Support Group
1:00 pm (MPR) Gentle Yoga Wednesdays with Rotating Instructors
(MPR) Gentle Yoga Wednesdays with Rotating Instructors
Oct 17 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
This class includes a gentle asana practice as well as restorative poses. No previous experience necessary. Please wear comfortable clothing. Especially for women who have/had cancer. Women supporters may attend as space allows. Class instruction by Bonnie Maeda, Katherine McStravick,  Lee Mitchell, Debbie Gilman, Vanessa Doherty and Susana Renaud Everyone welcome. Registration [...]
2:15 pm (SGR) FTP Case Conference
(SGR) FTP Case Conference
Oct 17 @ 2:15 pm – 3:15 pm
6:30 pm (SGR) Young Women with Cancer Support Group
(SGR) Young Women with Cancer Support Group
Oct 17 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
1:30 pm (MPR) Feldenkrais® Awareness through Movement® Practice with A. Ifátólú Gardner
(MPR) Feldenkrais® Awareness through Movement® Pract…
Oct 18 @ 1:30 pm – 2:45 pm
(MPR) Feldenkrais® Awareness through Movement® Practice with A. Ifátólú Gardner
 Feldenkrais® Awareness Through Movement® practice. 8 Thursdays October 11 through December 6 No class on November 22  In each class Ifátólú verbally guides you through a series of slow, gentle (and integrated)movements of the Feldenkrais® method. Calling upon your body’s capacities of neuroplasticity, each Feldenkrais® lesson helps you (a) more [...]
5:00 pm (SGR) Chair Yoga with Vicky Griffin
(SGR) Chair Yoga with Vicky Griffin
Oct 18 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
(SGR) Chair Yoga with Vicky Griffin
This class offers a gentle sequence of seated poses, guided relaxation, breathing practices and meditation. For women with cancer and their supporters. Registration required.
6:00 pm African American Women With Cancer Support Group (Richmond)
African American Women With Cancer Support Group (Ri…
Oct 18 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Support group for African American Women with Cancer (Sister to Sister) Support groups are free of charge Please call 510-420-7900 for information or sign up. Please no drop ins. Pre-registration is required for all groups
6:30 pm (MPR) Reiki Healing Clinic with Stephanie Drotter Seidell
(MPR) Reiki Healing Clinic with Stephanie Drotter Se…
Oct 18 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
(MPR) Reiki Healing Clinic with Stephanie Drotter Seidell
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 [...]
5:30 pm (MPR/Kit) WCRC Community Remembrance & Healing Circle
(MPR/Kit) WCRC Community Remembrance & Healing Circle
Oct 19 @ 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm
(MPR/Kit) WCRC Community Remembrance & Healing Circle
Community Remembrance  We invite you to join us as we take an evening to honor the lives of loved ones who have passed on. WCRC Wellness workshop instructor and healing practitioner, R. Consuelo Inez, will lead a Healing Circle to hold space for reflections and memories.  We invite you to [...]
1:00 pm (MPR) Gelli Printing for Notecards with Lynn Richards
(MPR) Gelli Printing for Notecards with Lynn Richards
Oct 20 @ 1:00 pm – 3:30 pm
(MPR) Gelli Printing for Notecards with Lynn Richards
Limited to 10 participants. Gelli printing is a fun, no-press method of printmaking. It is a way to be playful and creative without having to think about what you are doing. You just need to be willing to get your hands dirty and be ready to experiment. This is a two-part [...]
1:00 pm (SGR) Writing for Wellness with Elana Dykewomon
(SGR) Writing for Wellness with Elana Dykewomon
Oct 20 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
(SGR) Writing for Wellness with Elana Dykewomon
We will focus on using all of our senses for healing, community-building and creativity. We’ll go deep and wide, explore and share in a safe space. For women with cancer and other chronic/acute illnesses. All experience levels welcome! Elana Dykewomon has published seven books of fiction and poetry, taught writing [...]
10:30 am (MPR) Medical Qigong with Willow Lune
(MPR) Medical Qigong with Willow Lune
Oct 22 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
(MPR) Medical Qigong with Willow Lune
The gentle yet powerful art of Qigong uses our breath, body movement, sound and meditation. All of these elements combined will help to stimulate the body’s natural healing. We will learn techniques which will help to boost our immune system, reduce stress, improve our sleep patterns and help us to [...]
12:00 pm (SGR) Mindful Tapping Meditation with Melbra Watts
(SGR) Mindful Tapping Meditation with Melbra Watts
Oct 22 @ 12:00 pm – 1:15 pm
(SGR) Mindful Tapping Meditation with Melbra Watts
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 [...]
6:00 pm (MPR) Board Meeting
(MPR) Board Meeting
Oct 22 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
10:00 am (SGR) Staff Meeting
(SGR) Staff Meeting
Oct 23 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
10:30 am (MPR) Gentle Hatha Yoga with Vanessa Doherty
(MPR) Gentle Hatha Yoga with Vanessa Doherty
Oct 23 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
(MPR) Gentle Hatha Yoga with Vanessa Doherty
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 [...]
12:30 pm (SGR) Women with Metastatic Cancer Daytime Support Group
5:30 pm (SGR) Women with Metastatic Cancer Support Group
10:45 am (SGR) Women With Cancer Daytime
(SGR) Women With Cancer Daytime
Oct 24 @ 10:45 am – 12:45 pm
10:45 am SGR – Women with Cancer Support Group – Daytime
1:00 pm (MPR) Gentle Yoga Wednesdays with Rotating Instructors
(MPR) Gentle Yoga Wednesdays with Rotating Instructors
Oct 24 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
This class includes a gentle asana practice as well as restorative poses. No previous experience necessary. Please wear comfortable clothing. Especially for women who have/had cancer. Women supporters may attend as space allows. Class instruction by Bonnie Maeda, Katherine McStravick,  Lee Mitchell, Debbie Gilman, Vanessa Doherty and Susana Renaud Everyone welcome. Registration [...]
6:30 pm (SGR) African American Women With Cancer Support Group
(SGR) African American Women With Cancer Support Group
Oct 24 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Support group for African American Women with Cancer (Sister to Sister)
1:30 pm (MPR) Feldenkrais® Awareness through Movement® Practice with A. Ifátólú Gardner
(MPR) Feldenkrais® Awareness through Movement® Pract…
Oct 25 @ 1:30 pm – 2:45 pm
(MPR) Feldenkrais® Awareness through Movement® Practice with A. Ifátólú Gardner
 Feldenkrais® Awareness Through Movement® practice. 8 Thursdays October 11 through December 6 No class on November 22  In each class Ifátólú verbally guides you through a series of slow, gentle (and integrated)movements of the Feldenkrais® method. Calling upon your body’s capacities of neuroplasticity, each Feldenkrais® lesson helps you (a) more [...]
5:00 pm (SGR) Chair Yoga with Vicky Griffin
(SGR) Chair Yoga with Vicky Griffin
Oct 25 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
(SGR) Chair Yoga with Vicky Griffin
This class offers a gentle sequence of seated poses, guided relaxation, breathing practices and meditation. For women with cancer and their supporters. Registration required.
6:30 pm (SGR) LBTQIA Cancer Support Group
(SGR) LBTQIA Cancer Support Group
Oct 25 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
11:00 am (MPR) ABC Soul Line Dance with Ifasina T.L. Clear
(MPR) ABC Soul Line Dance with Ifasina T.L. Clear
Oct 27 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm
(MPR) ABC Soul Line Dance with Ifasina T.L. Clear
ABC Soul Line Dance class, with instructor Ifasina T. L. Clear, centers people of size and people with disabilities to encourage movement and joyful body engagement. The class has seated modifications and other modifications for varying ranges of motion to dance and move together in one space. www.clear-understandings.com. Everyone welcome. [...]
1:00 pm (MPR) Gelli Printing for Notecards with Lynn Richards
(MPR) Gelli Printing for Notecards with Lynn Richards
Oct 27 @ 1:00 pm – 3:30 pm
(MPR) Gelli Printing for Notecards with Lynn Richards
Limited to 10 participants. Gelli printing is a fun, no-press method of printmaking. It is a way to be playful and creative without having to think about what you are doing. You just need to be willing to get your hands dirty and be ready to experiment. This is a two-part [...]
12:00 pm (SGR) Mindful Tapping Meditation with Melbra Watts
(SGR) Mindful Tapping Meditation with Melbra Watts
Oct 29 @ 12:00 pm – 1:15 pm
(SGR) Mindful Tapping Meditation with Melbra Watts
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 [...]
4:00 pm (Kitchen) Cooking Club: Exploring Leafy Greens Through Raw Foods with Tamu Mosley
(Kitchen) Cooking Club: Exploring Leafy Greens Throu…
Oct 29 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
(Kitchen) Cooking Club: Exploring Leafy Greens Through Raw Foods with Tamu Mosley
Exploring Leafy Greens Through Raw Foods Come learn the kitchen alchemy of raw foods through power packed leafy greens. We will be blending up a nutrient dense green smoothie and massaging kale for a tasty salad with Tamu Mosley of Wholistc Shine https://www.wholisticshine.com/ Everyone welcome. Registration required.
10:30 am (MPR) Gentle Hatha Yoga with Vanessa Doherty
(MPR) Gentle Hatha Yoga with Vanessa Doherty
Oct 30 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
(MPR) Gentle Hatha Yoga with Vanessa Doherty
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 [...]
12:30 pm (SGR) Women with Metastatic Cancer Daytime Support Group
5:30 pm (SGR) Women with Metastatic Cancer Support Group
1:00 pm (MPR) Gentle Yoga Wednesdays with Rotating Instructors
(MPR) Gentle Yoga Wednesdays with Rotating Instructors
Oct 31 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
This class includes a gentle asana practice as well as restorative poses. No previous experience necessary. Please wear comfortable clothing. Especially for women who have/had cancer. Women supporters may attend as space allows. Class instruction by Bonnie Maeda, Katherine McStravick,  Lee Mitchell, Debbie Gilman, Vanessa Doherty and Susana Renaud Everyone welcome. Registration [...]