Calendar

Dec
12
Wed
(MPR) Empowerment Law Clinic: Do you have a will, POLST (Physician Orders for Life Sustaining Treatment) or have determined your power of attorney?
Dec 12 @ 10:45 am – 12:35 pm

Empowerment Law Clinic: Do you have a will, POLST (Physician Orders for Life Sustaining Treatment) or have determined your power of attorney?

Get your affairs in order with the help of Michele Magar, oncology attorney, to do wills, power of attorney documents and POLST (Physician Orders for Life Sustaining Treatment). We will also have a notary on site. These documents will cost you anywhere $1,000 – $10,000 to create with a regular lawyer – and here it is free! See attached for what you need to do prior to the meeting.

Registration Required – Please RSVP to ali@wcrc.org

(MPR) Gentle Yoga Wednesdays with Rotating Instructors
Dec 12 @ 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 required.

Dec
13
Thu
(SGR) Chair Yoga with Vicky Griffin
Dec 13 @ 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) Monthly Expressive Arts Group with Francisca Lizana
Dec 13 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

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.

Francisca Lizana, MFT, is from Chile and is fully bilingual in both Spanish and English.  She received a Fine Arts Bachelor Degree (Chile) an MA in Design & Media Arts (England), and an MA in Counseling Psychology, specialized in Expressive Arts Therapy, through the California Institute of Integral Studies in San Francisco.

www.franciscalizana.com.

Everyone welcome. Registration required.

Dec
14
Fri
(MPR) Recycled Materials Gift Bags / bolsas de regalo hecho de materiales recyclaje con Laura Echegaray
Dec 14 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

All green gift wrapping?.
Did you know most gift wrapping paper can not be recycled?
Let’s send love to Mother Earth by creating Eco friendly gift bags, tags and bows

¿Envoltura de regalos ecológica?
¿Sabía usted que el papel de regalo no se puede reciclar?
Mandémosle amor a la Madre Tierra reutilizando materiales descartados para
crear bolsas de regalo, moños y tarjetitas.

The workshop will be taught in English and Spanish.

El taller se ofrece en inglés y en español.

Everyone welcome. Registration required.

Todos son bienvenidos. Se require registrarse antemano.

Dec
15
Sat
(SGR) Writing for Wellness with Elana Dykewomon
Dec 15 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

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 at SF State and gives private memoir and fiction classes.

Registration required.

Dec
17
Mon
(MPR) Medical Qigong with Willow Lune
Dec 17 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am

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 feel better overall.

Willow Lune is a certified Medical Qigong instructor.  She believes it is very important that she help her students with self-empowerment  so that they can be more energized and at peace.

Everyone welcome. Registration required.

(Kitchen) Cooking Club: Cancer Nutrition with Kasin Anton
Dec 17 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Come to this 1.5 hour class to learn more about the connection between cancer and nutrition. Together we will discuss how and why specific foods fight or promote cancer as well as herbs, vitamins, and foods you can introduce in order to promote your body’s natural defenses against the disease. Recipes to easily incorporate cancer fighting foods 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.

 

 

Dec
18
Tue
(MPR) Gentle Hatha Yoga with Vanessa Doherty
Dec 18 @ 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.

Dec
19
Wed
(MPR) Gentle Yoga Wednesdays with Rotating Instructors
Dec 19 @ 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 required.