Calendar

Jun
19
Fri
WCRC Closed for Holiday
Jun 19 all-day

WCRC closed in observance of Juneteenth.

Jun
20
Sat
Writing for Wellness with Elana Dykewomon (Online)
Jun 20 @ 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.

 

Feldenkrais® Awareness through Movement® Practice with A. Ifátólú Gardner (Online)
Jun 20 @ 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm

Feldenkrais® Awareness Through Movement® practice.

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 consciously & joyously inhabit your bodily self, (b) experience greater freedom & ease in your everyday movements, and (c) have more options (a wider range of possibilities) when engaging in any learning activity.

Through the Feldenkrais® method, movement becomes a practice of healing and joyous self-discovery — come experience it for yourself! Everyone is welcome!
A. Ifátólú Gardner, MD, MPH, Ph.D. is a healer, scholar, educator, & Indigenous spiritual elder (Iyánífá). She is also a dancer, yogini, & Feldenkrais ® practitioner and has experience teaching various somatic practices, including the Dunham technique, Qi Gong, Yoga, and the Feldenkrais® method.

Discovering the Feldenkrais® method after a rupture in her health in 2007, Ifátólú
enjoyed the lyricism of the movements, and immediately noticed greater ease in her
everyday movement and a wondrously renewed sense of her body as a source of joy. She was hooked! Entering the FRTI Berkeley professional Feldenkrais® training program in 2009, Ifátólú was certified – and began – teaching Feldenkrais® Awareness Through Movement® classes in 2011.
All of Ifátólú’s work is an expression of her deep appreciation, & ongoing exploration, of the healing and transformative powers of somatic practices and of ancient indigenous wisdom traditions.

Classes are performed lying, sitting, &/or standing. Please wear comfortable clothing.

Registration is required.  Sign up for our Weekly Event email list for details.

 

Jun
22
Mon
Mindful Tapping Meditation with Melbra Watts (Online)
Jun 22 @ 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.

Registration is required.  Sign up for our Weekly Event email list for details.

Jun
23
Tue
Women with Metastatic Cancer – Daytime (ONLINE)
Jun 23 @ 12:30 pm – 2:00 pm

Intake and pre-registration is required for all support groups. No drop-ins.

Women with Metastatic Cancer – Evening (ONLINE)
Jun 23 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm

Until further notice, all support groups will be online due to COVID-19.

Intake and pre-registration is required for all support groups. No drop-ins.

Jun
24
Wed
Women with Cancer Support Group – Daytime (ONLINE)
Jun 24 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm

Until further notice, all support groups will be online due to COVID-19.

Intake and pre-registration is required for all support groups. No drop-ins.

Yoga with Cyndi Lezcano
Jun 24 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

 

Cyndi Lezcano RYT500, eRYT200, YACEP

This class is designed for anyone interested in learning how yoga can support those going through and/or recovering from their cancer journey.

These supportive practices’ will assist in creating ease and comfort in the body, with focus on lymph distribution & immune and nervous system support.

We will move slowly into basic yoga poses while using the breath as a tool to remain present and mindful.

Classes are suitable for beginners as well as advanced students.

(*Recommend Props: blankets, pillows, yoga blocks)

“My intention is to make yoga accessible to all. Especially to those that may think yoga isn’t for them and/or may be intimidated about where and how to start.”

Cyndi is bilingual (English/Spanish).

Medical Qigong with Willow Lune (Online)
Jun 24 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

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.

Cooking with Chandra Collins: Topic tbd (Online)
Jun 24 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm

Topic coming soon!