Exercise & Movement

Exercise Class at Cancer CAREpoint

Please check our online registration program for specific times and class availability. You can also download the current class calendar (PDF) from the page sidebar. Register online, call 408.402.6611 or email [email protected]  Registration is required.

Gentle Movement

Studies have found that cancer patients who engage in moderate exercise each week experience significant benefits, both physical and emotional. Not only does their overall health improve, but by taking positive action, they feel more in control of their lives. The Gentle Movement classes at Cancer CAREpoint provide an opportunity for cancer patients of all ages and fitness levels to engage in exercises they can handle. Based on the Rosen Movement Method, the classes are designed to in­crease flexibility.

Exercise Class

Yoga

Yoga can help alleviate depression, anxiety and insomnia as well as boost mood and outlook.  Cancer CAREpoint yoga classes are specifically designed for cancer patients and survivors to improve circulation of blood, increase energy and reduce chronic pain. The classes are adaptable for all levels of health and physical mobility, and include traditional, chair, gentle, and on-the-floor yoga.  The classes focus on achieving balance between body and mind.


Qigong

With roots in Chinese medicine, philosophy and martial arts, qigong uses stretching, active and passive movements and form work, including slow rhythmic movements, to unify body, energy and mind.

 

Tai Chi Easy™

Tai Chi is a non-competitive martial art known for its self-defense techniques and health benefits.  As a form of exercise, it combines gentle physical exercise and stretching with mindfulness.  The Tai Chi Easy™ technique developed by Dr. Roger Jahnke, O.M.D., makes the practices easy, beneficial and fun using methods designed to improve the quality of life for people of all ages, including those who may be dealing with chronic pain and health conditions, limited mobility, deficient immune systems, anxiety or depression.

Tai Chi Easy Class Reference


Finding Balance Exercise Class

Finding Balance helps to improve the well-being of participants by integrating exercise and mindful activities to promote a better mind/body connection. This class incorporates strength and balance to improve reaction time, mental processing and spatial orientation.

Please check our online registration system for specific classes and times. Registration required.

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