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Mind-Body for Cancer

dedicated to supporting cancer patients and providers

Upcoming Workshop: Yoga Therapy for Cancer Care
with Cheryl Fenner Brown, Dianne Galliano-Grigsby and Sadie Grossman
Mondays, September 13 – October 18 from 1:30 – 2:45pm ET
see below for more information

Mind-Body for Cancer with Dr. Deborah Norris, Ph.D

"awareness leads to empowerment. empowerment leads to healthier living" - dr. deborah norris

The Mind-Body for Cancer program teaches evidence-based Mind-Body practices based on current scientific research, for improving quality of life and rates of survival for cancer patients.

All are welcome, including patients, doctors, caregivers, and those simply looking to learn.

DR. DEBORAH NORRIS

Deborah Norris, Ph.D. – Founder of The Mindfulness Center™, based in Washington, D.C., & author of In the Flow: Bridging the Science and Practice of Mindfulness, and Editor-in-Chief of MindBodyJournal.com. Dr Norris is Psychologist-in-Residence and Director of the Psychobiology of Healing Program at American University, and past professor at Georgetown University Medical School.

After decades of research, the data is compelling; lifestyle changes make a difference in the well-being of people with cancer.

  • Learn the role of nutrition in the development, progression and treatment of cancer.
  • Discover the benefits of meditation and stress management in boosting the immune system.
  • Meet with experts in the field.
  • Experience the benefits of yoga/exercise prescribed for treating cancer.
  • Benefit from empowering lifestyle changes medically proven to impact the well-being of cancer patients.

Free for those with a Cancer diagnoses.

Please Note: This program counts as 8 training hrs towards The Mindfulness Center’s Meditation Teacher Training Certificate program and Yoga Teacher Training program.

Upcoming Workshops:

Yoga Therapy for Cancer Care with Cheryl Fenner Brown, Dianne Galliano-Grigsby and Sadie Grossman

Mondays, September 13 – October 18 from 1:30 – 2:45pm ET

An online six-week series of gentle yoga practices and education on how yoga can help improve well-being for people newly diagnosed with cancer, as well as patients in treatment, survivors, and caregivers. Learn simple and effective evidence-informed yoga practices designed to reduce pain, fatigue, insomnia, lymphedema, neuropathy, anxiety, digestive distress, and cognitive fog. The combination of intention setting, movement, breathing, sound, mudra, and guided visualization creates a positive connection with the body, boosts immunity and mood, and soothes the mind and spirit; led by Integrative Yoga Therapists and Master Faculty Teachers Cheryl Fenner Brown, C-IAYT, Dianne Galliano-Grigsby, MS, C-IAYT, and Sadie Grossman C-IAYT, M.S.

September 13: Cancer-Related Fatigue with Cheryl Fenner Brown, C-IAYT
September 20: Pain with Sadie Grossman C-IAYT, M.S.
September 27: Insomnia & Anxiety with Dianne Galliano-Grigsby, MS, C-IAYT
October 4: Digestive Distress with Cheryl Fenner Brown, C-IAYT
October 11: Lymphedema & Immunity with Sadie Grossman C-IAYT, M.S.
October 18: Neuropathy & Mental Fog with Dianne Galliano-Grigsby, MS, C-IAYT

 
Cost: $99 for 6 week or $20/class
For Financial Assistance, please contact Jessie@TheMindfulnessCenter.org
 
Note: This workshop counts as 6hrs elective credit for the Yoga Teacher Training program with Jessie’s approval.
 
This workshop is online via zoom.