Workshop Calendar

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1:00 pm (LIB) Gentle Yoga
(LIB) Gentle Yoga
May 3 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
With Julie Frasier, Beth Garner, Debbie,Gilman, Norma Hoshide, Suzanne Lingo, Carol Love, Bonnie Maeda, Katherine McStravick and Christine Selleaze. This class includes a gentle asana practice as well as restorative poses. No previous experience necessary. Please wear comfortable clothing. Especially for women who had/have cancer. Women supporters may attend as [...]
5:00 pm (SGR) Chair Yoga
(SGR) Chair Yoga
May 4 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
(SGR) Chair Yoga
This class offers a gentle sequence of seated poses, guided relaxation, breathing practices and meditation. For women with cancer and supporters.
6:15 pm (LIB) Therapeutic Coloring Club
(LIB) Therapeutic Coloring Club
May 4 @ 6:15 pm – 8:15 pm
(LIB) Therapeutic Coloring Club @ Women's Cancer Resource Center | Oakland | California | United States
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.
1:00 pm (LIB) Art Class with Ruth Block
(LIB) Art Class with Ruth Block
May 6 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
(LIB) Art Class with Ruth Block
Topics vary. Please see the printed brochure or email jordana@wcrc.org for more information.
6:00 pm (LIB) Bellydance for Wellness
(LIB) Bellydance for Wellness
May 9 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
(LIB) Bellydance for Wellness
Your Body Raks! Yes, your body rocks! Come have some body-positive fun as you learn the beautiful art of bellydance! Dance experience is not necessary; this is a gentle, low-impact, body-affirming dance form. All women welcome. Classes led by Etang Inyang and Tammy Johnson. Registration required.
1:00 pm (LIB) Gentle Yoga
(LIB) Gentle Yoga
May 10 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
With Julie Frasier, Beth Garner, Debbie,Gilman, Norma Hoshide, Suzanne Lingo, Carol Love, Bonnie Maeda, Katherine McStravick and Christine Selleaze. This class includes a gentle asana practice as well as restorative poses. No previous experience necessary. Please wear comfortable clothing. Especially for women who had/have cancer. Women supporters may attend as [...]
5:00 pm (SGR) Chair Yoga
(SGR) Chair Yoga
May 11 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
(SGR) Chair Yoga
This class offers a gentle sequence of seated poses, guided relaxation, breathing practices and meditation. For women with cancer and supporters.
6:00 pm (LIB) Expressive Arts Therapy
(LIB) Expressive Arts Therapy
May 11 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
(LIB) Expressive Arts Therapy
Taught by Merideth Bowen Shamszad, MFT, an expressive arts therapist. For women with cancer and women supporters.
10:00 am (SGR) Amistad, Hermandad, y Apoyo (A-HA!)
(SGR) Amistad, Hermandad, y Apoyo (A-HA!)
May 12 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
(SGR) Amistad, Hermandad, y Apoyo (A-HA!)
Se reúne cada mes, cada segundo viernes de las 10 AM a 12:00 PM AHA! es un grupo para la comunidad hispanohablante (latin@) que quieren reunirse para socializar a través de hacer diferentes actividades. Las personas con cáncer, los sobrevivientes, los cuidadores y sus seres queridos son bienvenidos. Si tiene alguna pregunta, [...]
6:30 pm (LIB) How to Draw Realistically For Total Beginners!
(LIB) How to Draw Realistically For Total Beginners!
May 12 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
(LIB) How to Draw Realistically For Total Beginners!
Part Two: Training My Eye-Hand Coordination while Learning to See and Draw Observationally. Frustrated because you can’t make things look like you want? This three-part workshop series will teach you how to observe in a visual manner and translate that on to paper. Especially for the faint of heart or “I [...]
6:30 pm (LIB) Cooking Club: Herbal Allies and Cancer
(LIB) Cooking Club: Herbal Allies and Cancer
May 15 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
(LIB) Cooking Club: Herbal Allies and Cancer
We will learn about the healing properties of some of the anti-cancer herbs with Atava Garcia Swiecicki, Ma, RH (AHG). We will talk about how these herbal allies both help to prevent cancer and support the healing process from cancer. We will discuss specific herbal remedies for fatigue, nervous exhaustion, [...]
1:00 pm (LIB) Gentle Yoga
(LIB) Gentle Yoga
May 17 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
With Julie Frasier, Beth Garner, Debbie,Gilman, Norma Hoshide, Suzanne Lingo, Carol Love, Bonnie Maeda, Katherine McStravick and Christine Selleaze. This class includes a gentle asana practice as well as restorative poses. No previous experience necessary. Please wear comfortable clothing. Especially for women who had/have cancer. Women supporters may attend as [...]
6:30 pm (LIB) Sketchbook Circle
(LIB) Sketchbook Circle
May 17 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
(LIB) Sketchbook Circle
This monthly class focuses on keeping a (daily) sketchbook or visual journal. WCRC staff member and artist, Margo Rivera-Weiss, will guide you through starting or continuing your sketchbook. Each session will focus on a different topic with a demo and/or examples. You are always welcome to work independently on [...]
5:00 pm (SGR) Chair Yoga
(SGR) Chair Yoga
May 18 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
(SGR) Chair Yoga
This class offers a gentle sequence of seated poses, guided relaxation, breathing practices and meditation. For women with cancer and supporters.
6:00 pm (LIB) Have Fun with Henna
(LIB) Have Fun with Henna
May 19 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
(LIB) Have Fun with Henna
Join Henna artist Barbara Hutchins of Henna Happens.  For an evening of fun and good company. Begin to unleash your creativity exploring a 5,000 year old women’s art form.  Henna has been a natural way to ornament the body across Africa, the Middle East and South Eastern Asia. Everyone will [...]
1:00 pm (LIB) Surviving the Storm: A Workshop for Telling Your Cancer Story
(LIB) Surviving the Storm: A Workshop for Telling Y…
May 20 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
(LIB) Surviving the Storm:  A Workshop for Telling Your Cancer Story
Finishing treatment for cancer is like falling off a mountain after your climbing rope has been cut. As you plummet toward what some call “returning to normal” or “the new normal,” you realize that you are free-falling into some primal place of uncertainty, with no sense of where you are. [...]
6:00 pm (LIB) Bellydance for Wellness
(LIB) Bellydance for Wellness
May 23 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
(LIB) Bellydance for Wellness
Your Body Raks! Yes, your body rocks! Come have some body-positive fun as you learn the beautiful art of bellydance! Dance experience is not necessary; this is a gentle, low-impact, body-affirming dance form. All women welcome. Classes led by Etang Inyang and Tammy Johnson. Registration required.
1:00 pm (LIB) Gentle Yoga
(LIB) Gentle Yoga
May 24 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
With Julie Frasier, Beth Garner, Debbie,Gilman, Norma Hoshide, Suzanne Lingo, Carol Love, Bonnie Maeda, Katherine McStravick and Christine Selleaze. This class includes a gentle asana practice as well as restorative poses. No previous experience necessary. Please wear comfortable clothing. Especially for women who had/have cancer. Women supporters may attend as [...]
5:00 pm (SGR) Chair Yoga
(SGR) Chair Yoga
May 25 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
(SGR) Chair Yoga
This class offers a gentle sequence of seated poses, guided relaxation, breathing practices and meditation. For women with cancer and supporters.
6:30 pm (LIB) Cooking Club: How Does Sugar Affect Us
(LIB) Cooking Club: How Does Sugar Affect Us
May 25 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
(LIB) Cooking Club: How Does Sugar Affect Us
We will learn how sugar affects our physiology and the important differences between refined, artificial, and whole food sugar. We’ll have recipe demonstrations and food sampling. Everyone welcome. Registration required. Kasin Anton, is a Nutrition Consultant, focusing on holistic nutrition with an emphasis on understanding how foods can harm or heal [...]
11:00 am (LIB) ABC Soul Line Dance
(LIB) ABC Soul Line Dance
May 27 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm
(LIB) ABC Soul Line Dance
ABC Soul Line Dance class centers people of size and people with disabilities to encourage movement and joyful body engagement. The class has seated and other modifications for varying ranges of motion to dance and move together in one space. With instructor Ifasina T. L. Clear. www.clear-understandings.com  
1:00 pm (SGR) Writing for Wellness
(SGR) Writing for Wellness
May 27 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
(SGR) Writing for Wellness
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 [...]
1:00 pm (LIB) Gentle Yoga
(LIB) Gentle Yoga
May 31 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
With Julie Frasier, Beth Garner, Debbie,Gilman, Norma Hoshide, Suzanne Lingo, Carol Love, Bonnie Maeda, Katherine McStravick and Christine Selleaze. This class includes a gentle asana practice as well as restorative poses. No previous experience necessary. Please wear comfortable clothing. Especially for women who had/have cancer. Women supporters may attend as [...]