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July 2021

Nueva Vida Grupo de Apoyo (en Español)

July 31 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
DC United States

This program is being offered virtually through Zoom. Please register to Claudia at 202.384.8342 to receive the Zoom link to participate. Este programa se ofrece prácticamente a través de Zoom. Regístrese en Claudia al 202.384.8342 para recibir el enlace Zoom para participar. Smith Center es ahora el anfitrión de los Grupos de Apoyo para la Comunidad Latina en Español Estamos muy felices de anunciar que seremos los anfitriones de los grupos de apoyo de Nueva Vida para la comunidad latina.…

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August 2021

DC Young Adult Cancer Meet Up and Support Group

August 1 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
DC United States

This Meet Up & Support Group will be meeting online with a Zoom community. All participants must register through this page or email Erin at erin@smithcenter.org. with Erin Price, LICSW, OSW-C, Cheryl Hughes, LICSW, OSW-C, and Sara Field, LICSW, OSW-C This monthly gathering is an opportunity to meet other young adult cancer survivors in their 20s, 30s and early 40s. Caregivers of young adult cancer survivors are welcome to join as well. This program is a collaborative initiative of local…

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Cancer Support Group

August 2 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
DC United States

This program is being offered virtually through Zoom. In order to participate and receive the Zoom link, you must register here or by emailing carla@smithcenter.org with Jennifer Bires, LICSW, OSW-C, and Lauren Broschak, MSW, LICSW, OSW-C This bi-monthly support group provides participants with the opportunity to explore their experience with cancer in a safe group setting with a trained social worker and to connect with others who are facing a similar challenge. This group is designed specifically for individuals that have…

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Chair Yoga

August 3 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
DC United States

This program is being offered virtually through Zoom. In order to participate and receive the Zoom link, you must register here or by emailing carla@smithcenter.org with Beth Lawrence, RYT 500 Our chair yoga practice will connect body and mind. You are invited to relax deeply as we move through a series of gentle seated and supported poses that promote self-care. All levels welcome. Our Chair Yoga class meets Weekly on Tuesdays from 12:00 - 1:00pm. Suggested Donation for 1 Class: $10…

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Head and Neck Cancer Support Group

August 3 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
DC United States

This program is being offered virtually through Zoom. In order to participate and receive the Zoom link, you must register here or by emailing carla@smithcenter.org with Victoria Tripp, LGSW, GW Cancer Center  This monthly support group is designed for adult patients/survivors diagnosed with Head and Neck cancers and their caregivers. The group will incorporate education lectures coupled with emotional support and is hosted by and offered in partnership with the GW Cancer Center. The Head & Neck Cancer Support Group meets…

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Gentle PM Yoga

August 3 @ 6:00 pm - 7:15 pm
DC United States

This program is being offered virtually through Zoom. In order to participate and receive the Zoom link, you must register here or by emailing carla@smithcenter.org with Yael Flusberg, C-IAYT, E-RYT500, RMT, MS Enjoy a greater sense of well-being and enhanced energy in our gentle yoga classes. Learn various yoga postures, techniques in progressive relaxation, breathing practices, and meditation to help reduce stress, as well as balance mind, body, and spirit. Our classes are specifically designed for adults facing stress, cancer, or…

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Healing Circle for Moms with Cancer

August 3 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
DC United States

This program is being offered virtually through Zoom. In order to participate and receive the Zoom link, you must register here or by emailing carla@smithcenter.org with Niya Kight This ongoing healing circle will focus on the unique needs of mothers, with children of any age, who are living with cancer. No matter where you find yourself on your journey you will have a chance to be with others who share in your experience. This shared experience will often lead to profound…

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Outside the Lines: Social Hour

August 4 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
DC United States

This program is being offered virtually through Zoom. In order to participate and receive the Zoom link, you must register here or by emailing carla@smithcenter.org with Kiersten Gallagher Creative expression has often been used in the healing process and it is at the core of Smith Center’s philosophy, but fear of judgment and “not being an artist” can often prevent us from tapping into its healing power. Join us for Outside the Lines: Social Hour, where we will catch up…

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Meditation and Mindfulness

August 4 @ 1:00 pm - 1:30 pm
DC United States

This program is being offered virtually through Zoom. In order to participate and receive the Zoom link, you must register here or by emailing  carla@smithcenter.org with Sara Field, LICSW, OSW-C, GW Cancer Center  Developing mindfulness skills can help combat stress, anxiety, and uncertainty in everyday life. Join us for regular sessions to help you better understand and transform your mind. All experience levels are welcome to attend! Open to patients, survivors, caregivers, medical professionals and the community. This group welcomes…

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Knitting on the Couch

August 4 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
DC United States

This program is being offered virtually through Zoom. In order to participate and receive the Zoom link, you must register here or by emailing carla@smithcenter.org with Project Knitwell and Friends Join us weekly to enjoy knitting in a safe and welcoming environment. Knitting can provide a respite from one’s immediate situation, serve as a way to productively pass the time, and have a positive effect on reducing stress symptoms. It is relatively easy to learn, requires no artistic talent or prior…

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Energy Balancing

August 5 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
DC United States

The Energy Balancing team continues to offer distance sessions. If you wish to receive, please email kiersten@smithcenter.org with the Energy Balancing Team Our Energy Balancing Program addresses the subtle energies of our body. When these energies are out of balance, all our body systems can become askew. One key to bringing us back into balance is deep relaxation. This is just what our volunteers provide - a half-hour of stress reducing relaxation to calm the body and enhance our well-being.…

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Nueva Vida Grupo de Apoyo (en Español)

August 7 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
DC United States

This program is being offered virtually through Zoom. Please register to Claudia at 202.384.8342 to receive the Zoom link to participate. Este programa se ofrece prácticamente a través de Zoom. Regístrese en Claudia al 202.384.8342 para recibir el enlace Zoom para participar. Smith Center es ahora el anfitrión de los Grupos de Apoyo para la Comunidad Latina en Español Estamos muy felices de anunciar que seremos los anfitriones de los grupos de apoyo de Nueva Vida para la comunidad latina.…

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Caregiver Support Group

August 9 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
DC United States

This program is being offered virtually through Zoom. In order to participate and receive the Zoom link, you must register here or by emailing carla@smithcenter.org with Julia Rowland, Ph.D. This group, led by a licensed psychologist, is designed to provide cancer caregivers with the opportunity to meet other caregivers, learn about useful tools for self-care, and explore ways to thrive in the caregiving role. Julia's Caregiver Support Group meets Bi-Monthly on Mondays from 6:00 - 7:30pm. Upcoming Sessions: August 9 &…

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Qigong

August 9 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
DC United States

This program is being offered virtually through Zoom. In order to participate and receive the Zoom link, you must register here or by emailing carla@smithcenter.org with Kevin Mutschler This is an all levels introduction to the practice of Qigong. You will learn about the human energy system or subtle body. In the tradition of Qigong, we will learn practices to shape and sculpt this system for our highest good in 3 ways: Purge or clear stagnant energy Tone or nourish energy…

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Chair Yoga

August 10 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
DC United States

This program is being offered virtually through Zoom. In order to participate and receive the Zoom link, you must register here or by emailing carla@smithcenter.org with Beth Lawrence, RYT 500 Our chair yoga practice will connect body and mind. You are invited to relax deeply as we move through a series of gentle seated and supported poses that promote self-care. All levels welcome. Our Chair Yoga class meets Weekly on Tuesdays from 12:00 - 1:00pm. Suggested Donation for 1 Class: $10…

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Prostate Cancer Support Group

August 10 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
DC United States

This program is being offered virtually through Zoom. In order to participate and receive the Zoom link, you must register here or by emailing carla@smithcenter.org with Victoria Tripp, LGSW, GW Cancer Center  This monthly support group is designed for adult patients/survivors diagnosed with Prostate cancer. The group will incorporate education lectures coupled with emotional support and is hosted by and offered in partnership with the GW Cancer Center. The Prostate Cancer Support Group meets Monthly on the 2nd Tuesday from…

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Gentle PM Yoga

August 10 @ 6:00 pm - 7:15 pm
DC United States

This program is being offered virtually through Zoom. In order to participate and receive the Zoom link, you must register here or by emailing carla@smithcenter.org with Yael Flusberg, C-IAYT, E-RYT500, RMT, MS Enjoy a greater sense of well-being and enhanced energy in our gentle yoga classes. Learn various yoga postures, techniques in progressive relaxation, breathing practices, and meditation to help reduce stress, as well as balance mind, body, and spirit. Our classes are specifically designed for adults facing stress, cancer, or…

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Knitting on the Couch

August 11 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
DC United States

This program is being offered virtually through Zoom. In order to participate and receive the Zoom link, you must register here or by emailing carla@smithcenter.org with Project Knitwell and Friends Join us weekly to enjoy knitting in a safe and welcoming environment. Knitting can provide a respite from one’s immediate situation, serve as a way to productively pass the time, and have a positive effect on reducing stress symptoms. It is relatively easy to learn, requires no artistic talent or prior…

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Coping Through Comedy: Comedy Writing Workshop

August 11 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
DC United States

This program is being offered virtually through Zoom. In order to participate and receive the Zoom link, you must register here or by emailing carla@smithcenter.org with Charity Sade Coping Through Comedy’s comedy writing workshop is offered to cancer patients/survivors. The intention of the workshop is to provide a safe and creative environment for those touched by cancer to be able to express themselves and find the humor surrounding the difficulties in life and cancer. No previous comedy writing experience is necessary.…

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Energy Balancing

August 12 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
DC United States

The Energy Balancing team continues to offer distance sessions. If you wish to receive, please email kiersten@smithcenter.org with the Energy Balancing Team Our Energy Balancing Program addresses the subtle energies of our body. When these energies are out of balance, all our body systems can become askew. One key to bringing us back into balance is deep relaxation. This is just what our volunteers provide - a half-hour of stress reducing relaxation to calm the body and enhance our well-being.…

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Healing Circle for Young Adults with Metastatic Breast Cancer

August 12 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
DC United States

This program is being offered virtually through Zoom. In order to participate and receive the Zoom link, you must register here or by emailing carla@smithcenter.org with Kimberly Parekh and group We are a demand-driven and patient-led in-person and online community support group for young women and men (diagnosed between the age of 18 - 45ish) with metastatic breast cancer (MBC) in the DC, MD, and VA area. We have created this group as a means of providing both a safe community…

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Nueva Vida Grupo de Apoyo (en Español)

August 14 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
DC United States

This program is being offered virtually through Zoom. Please register to Claudia at 202.384.8342 to receive the Zoom link to participate. Este programa se ofrece prácticamente a través de Zoom. Regístrese en Claudia al 202.384.8342 para recibir el enlace Zoom para participar. Smith Center es ahora el anfitrión de los Grupos de Apoyo para la Comunidad Latina en Español Estamos muy felices de anunciar que seremos los anfitriones de los grupos de apoyo de Nueva Vida para la comunidad latina.…

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DC Young Adult Cancer Meet Up and Support Group

August 15 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
DC United States

This Meet Up & Support Group will be meeting online with a Zoom community. All participants must register through this page or email Erin at erin@smithcenter.org. with Erin Price, LICSW, OSW-C, Cheryl Hughes, LICSW, OSW-C, and Sara Field, LICSW, OSW-C This monthly gathering is an opportunity to meet other young adult cancer survivors in their 20s, 30s and early 40s. Caregivers of young adult cancer survivors are welcome to join as well. This program is a collaborative initiative of local…

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Cancer Support Group

August 16 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
DC United States

This program is being offered virtually through Zoom. In order to participate and receive the Zoom link, you must register here or by emailing carla@smithcenter.org with Jennifer Bires, LICSW, OSW-C, and Lauren Broschak, MSW, LICSW, OSW-C This bi-monthly support group provides participants with the opportunity to explore their experience with cancer in a safe group setting with a trained social worker and to connect with others who are facing a similar challenge. This group is designed specifically for individuals that have…

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Chair Yoga

August 17 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
DC United States

This program is being offered virtually through Zoom. In order to participate and receive the Zoom link, you must register here or by emailing carla@smithcenter.org with Beth Lawrence, RYT 500 Our chair yoga practice will connect body and mind. You are invited to relax deeply as we move through a series of gentle seated and supported poses that promote self-care. All levels welcome. Our Chair Yoga class meets Weekly on Tuesdays from 12:00 - 1:00pm. Suggested Donation for 1 Class: $10…

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Multiple Myeloma Cancer Support Group

August 17 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
DC United States

This program is being offered virtually through Zoom. In order to participate and receive the Zoom link, you must register here or by emailing carla@smithcenter.org with Sara Field, LICSW, OSW-C, GW Cancer Center  This monthly support group is designed for adult patients/survivors diagnosed with Multiple Myeloma and their caregivers. The group will incorporate education lectures coupled with emotional support and is hosted by and offered in partnership with the GW Cancer Center. The Multiple Myeloma Cancer Support Group meets monthly on…

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Gentle PM Yoga

August 17 @ 6:00 pm - 7:15 pm
DC United States

This program is being offered virtually through Zoom. In order to participate and receive the Zoom link, you must register here or by emailing carla@smithcenter.org with Yael Flusberg, C-IAYT, E-RYT500, RMT, MS Enjoy a greater sense of well-being and enhanced energy in our gentle yoga classes. Learn various yoga postures, techniques in progressive relaxation, breathing practices, and meditation to help reduce stress, as well as balance mind, body, and spirit. Our classes are specifically designed for adults facing stress, cancer, or…

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Healing Circle for Moms with Cancer

August 17 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
DC United States

This program is being offered virtually through Zoom. In order to participate and receive the Zoom link, you must register here or by emailing carla@smithcenter.org with Niya Kight This ongoing healing circle will focus on the unique needs of mothers, with children of any age, who are living with cancer. No matter where you find yourself on your journey you will have a chance to be with others who share in your experience. This shared experience will often lead to profound…

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Outside the Lines

August 18 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
DC United States

This program is being offered virtually through Zoom. In order to participate and receive the Zoom link, you must register here or by emailing carla@smithcenter.org with Kiersten Gallagher Creative expression has often been used in the healing process and it is at the core of Smith Center’s philosophy, but fear of judgment and “not being an artist” can often prevent us from tapping into its healing power. Join us for Outside the Lines, where a facilitator will help you reclaim…

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Meditation and Mindfulness

August 18 @ 1:00 pm - 1:30 pm
DC United States

This program is being offered virtually through Zoom. In order to participate and receive the Zoom link, you must register here or by emailing  carla@smithcenter.org with Sara Field, LICSW, OSW-C, GW Cancer Center  Developing mindfulness skills can help combat stress, anxiety, and uncertainty in everyday life. Join us for regular sessions to help you better understand and transform your mind. All experience levels are welcome to attend! Open to patients, survivors, caregivers, medical professionals and the community. This group welcomes…

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Knitting on the Couch

August 18 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
DC United States

This program is being offered virtually through Zoom. In order to participate and receive the Zoom link, you must register here or by emailing carla@smithcenter.org with Project Knitwell and Friends Join us weekly to enjoy knitting in a safe and welcoming environment. Knitting can provide a respite from one’s immediate situation, serve as a way to productively pass the time, and have a positive effect on reducing stress symptoms. It is relatively easy to learn, requires no artistic talent or prior…

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Energy Balancing

August 19 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
DC United States

The Energy Balancing team continues to offer distance sessions. If you wish to receive, please email kiersten@smithcenter.org with the Energy Balancing Team Our Energy Balancing Program addresses the subtle energies of our body. When these energies are out of balance, all our body systems can become askew. One key to bringing us back into balance is deep relaxation. This is just what our volunteers provide - a half-hour of stress reducing relaxation to calm the body and enhance our well-being.…

Find out more »

Nueva Vida Grupo de Apoyo (en Español)

August 21 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
DC United States

This program is being offered virtually through Zoom. Please register to Claudia at 202.384.8342 to receive the Zoom link to participate. Este programa se ofrece prácticamente a través de Zoom. Regístrese en Claudia al 202.384.8342 para recibir el enlace Zoom para participar. Smith Center es ahora el anfitrión de los Grupos de Apoyo para la Comunidad Latina en Español Estamos muy felices de anunciar que seremos los anfitriones de los grupos de apoyo de Nueva Vida para la comunidad latina.…

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Caregiver Support Group

August 23 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
DC United States

This program is being offered virtually through Zoom. In order to participate and receive the Zoom link, you must register here or by emailing carla@smithcenter.org with Julia Rowland, Ph.D. This group, led by a licensed psychologist, is designed to provide cancer caregivers with the opportunity to meet other caregivers, learn about useful tools for self-care, and explore ways to thrive in the caregiving role. Julia's Caregiver Support Group meets Bi-Monthly on Mondays from 6:00 - 7:30pm. Upcoming Sessions: August 9 &…

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Loss of a Parent to Cancer Support Group

August 23 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
DC United States

This program is being offered virtually through Zoom. In order to participate and receive the Zoom link, you must register here or by emailing carla@smithcenter.org with Anne Kelemen, LICSW, ACHP-SW, Deborah Lewis, LICSW, APHSW-C, and Mindy Brodsky, LCSW The loss of a parent from cancer brings with it many complex feelings. Sadness, anger, and regret are just a few of the feelings you may experience. Sometimes friends – and even family members – don’t understand these feelings. This support group provides…

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Qigong

August 23 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
DC United States

This program is being offered virtually through Zoom. In order to participate and receive the Zoom link, you must register here or by emailing carla@smithcenter.org with Kevin Mutschler This is an all levels introduction to the practice of Qigong. You will learn about the human energy system or subtle body. In the tradition of Qigong, we will learn practices to shape and sculpt this system for our highest good in 3 ways: Purge or clear stagnant energy Tone or nourish energy…

Find out more »

Chair Yoga

August 24 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
DC United States

This program is being offered virtually through Zoom. In order to participate and receive the Zoom link, you must register here or by emailing carla@smithcenter.org with Beth Lawrence, RYT 500 Our chair yoga practice will connect body and mind. You are invited to relax deeply as we move through a series of gentle seated and supported poses that promote self-care. All levels welcome. Our Chair Yoga class meets Weekly on Tuesdays from 12:00 - 1:00pm. Suggested Donation for 1 Class: $10…

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Gentle PM Yoga

August 24 @ 6:00 pm - 7:15 pm
DC United States

This program is being offered virtually through Zoom. In order to participate and receive the Zoom link, you must register here or by emailing carla@smithcenter.org with Yael Flusberg, C-IAYT, E-RYT500, RMT, MS Enjoy a greater sense of well-being and enhanced energy in our gentle yoga classes. Learn various yoga postures, techniques in progressive relaxation, breathing practices, and meditation to help reduce stress, as well as balance mind, body, and spirit. Our classes are specifically designed for adults facing stress, cancer, or…

Find out more »

Knitting on the Couch

August 25 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
DC United States

This program is being offered virtually through Zoom. In order to participate and receive the Zoom link, you must register here or by emailing carla@smithcenter.org with Project Knitwell and Friends Join us weekly to enjoy knitting in a safe and welcoming environment. Knitting can provide a respite from one’s immediate situation, serve as a way to productively pass the time, and have a positive effect on reducing stress symptoms. It is relatively easy to learn, requires no artistic talent or prior…

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LGBTQ+ Cancer Support Group

August 25 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
DC United States

This program is being offered virtually through Zoom. In order to participate and receive the Zoom link, you must register here or by emailing carla@smithcenter.org with Erin Price, LICSW, OSW-C and Allie Giza, LCSW This monthly support group is designed for adults diagnosed with cancer who identify as members of the LGBTQ+ community. The group will be facilitated by culturally competent social workers, who will provide a safe space to connect with others and explore your own unique experience with cancer.…

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Energy Balancing

August 26 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
DC United States

The Energy Balancing team continues to offer distance sessions. If you wish to receive, please email kiersten@smithcenter.org with the Energy Balancing Team Our Energy Balancing Program addresses the subtle energies of our body. When these energies are out of balance, all our body systems can become askew. One key to bringing us back into balance is deep relaxation. This is just what our volunteers provide - a half-hour of stress reducing relaxation to calm the body and enhance our well-being.…

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A Healing Circle – Support Group for Gay Men with Prostate Cancer

August 26 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
DC United States

This program is being offered virtually through Zoom. In order to participate and receive the Zoom link, you must register here or by emailing carla@smithcenter.org with Kenneth Johnson and Kevin Miller We are a group of gay men who have been diagnosed with prostate cancer or who are recovering from treatment that offer support to each other. In a peer-led community, we share our experiences and understanding to help one another best deal with our own personal situations. The Healing Circle…

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Nueva Vida Grupo de Apoyo (en Español)

August 28 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
DC United States

This program is being offered virtually through Zoom. Please register to Claudia at 202.384.8342 to receive the Zoom link to participate. Este programa se ofrece prácticamente a través de Zoom. Regístrese en Claudia al 202.384.8342 para recibir el enlace Zoom para participar. Smith Center es ahora el anfitrión de los Grupos de Apoyo para la Comunidad Latina en Español Estamos muy felices de anunciar que seremos los anfitriones de los grupos de apoyo de Nueva Vida para la comunidad latina.…

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Chair Yoga

August 31 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
DC United States

This program is being offered virtually through Zoom. In order to participate and receive the Zoom link, you must register here or by emailing carla@smithcenter.org with Beth Lawrence, RYT 500 Our chair yoga practice will connect body and mind. You are invited to relax deeply as we move through a series of gentle seated and supported poses that promote self-care. All levels welcome. Our Chair Yoga class meets Weekly on Tuesdays from 12:00 - 1:00pm. Suggested Donation for 1 Class: $10…

Find out more »

Gentle PM Yoga

August 31 @ 6:00 pm - 7:15 pm
DC United States

This program is being offered virtually through Zoom. In order to participate and receive the Zoom link, you must register here or by emailing carla@smithcenter.org with Yael Flusberg, C-IAYT, E-RYT500, RMT, MS Enjoy a greater sense of well-being and enhanced energy in our gentle yoga classes. Learn various yoga postures, techniques in progressive relaxation, breathing practices, and meditation to help reduce stress, as well as balance mind, body, and spirit. Our classes are specifically designed for adults facing stress, cancer, or…

Find out more »

September 2021

Outside the Lines: Social Hour

September 1 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
DC United States

This program is being offered virtually through Zoom. In order to participate and receive the Zoom link, you must register here or by emailing carla@smithcenter.org with Kiersten Gallagher Creative expression has often been used in the healing process and it is at the core of Smith Center’s philosophy, but fear of judgment and “not being an artist” can often prevent us from tapping into its healing power. Join us for Outside the Lines: Social Hour, where we will catch up…

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Meditation and Mindfulness

September 1 @ 1:00 pm - 1:30 pm
DC United States

This program is being offered virtually through Zoom. In order to participate and receive the Zoom link, you must register here or by emailing  carla@smithcenter.org with Sara Field, LICSW, OSW-C, GW Cancer Center  Developing mindfulness skills can help combat stress, anxiety, and uncertainty in everyday life. Join us for regular sessions to help you better understand and transform your mind. All experience levels are welcome to attend! Open to patients, survivors, caregivers, medical professionals and the community. This group welcomes…

Find out more »

Knitting on the Couch

September 1 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
DC United States

This program is being offered virtually through Zoom. In order to participate and receive the Zoom link, you must register here or by emailing carla@smithcenter.org with Project Knitwell and Friends Join us weekly to enjoy knitting in a safe and welcoming environment. Knitting can provide a respite from one’s immediate situation, serve as a way to productively pass the time, and have a positive effect on reducing stress symptoms. It is relatively easy to learn, requires no artistic talent or prior…

Find out more »

Energy Balancing

September 2 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
DC United States

The Energy Balancing team continues to offer distance sessions. If you wish to receive, please email kiersten@smithcenter.org with the Energy Balancing Team Our Energy Balancing Program addresses the subtle energies of our body. When these energies are out of balance, all our body systems can become askew. One key to bringing us back into balance is deep relaxation. This is just what our volunteers provide - a half-hour of stress reducing relaxation to calm the body and enhance our well-being.…

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September 6
DC United States
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Chair Yoga

September 7 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
DC United States

This program is being offered virtually through Zoom. In order to participate and receive the Zoom link, you must register here or by emailing carla@smithcenter.org with Beth Lawrence, RYT 500 Our chair yoga practice will connect body and mind. You are invited to relax deeply as we move through a series of gentle seated and supported poses that promote self-care. All levels welcome. Our Chair Yoga class meets Weekly on Tuesdays from 12:00 - 1:00pm. Suggested Donation for 1 Class: $10…

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Head and Neck Cancer Support Group

September 7 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
DC United States

This program is being offered virtually through Zoom. In order to participate and receive the Zoom link, you must register here or by emailing carla@smithcenter.org with Victoria Tripp, LGSW, GW Cancer Center  This monthly support group is designed for adult patients/survivors diagnosed with Head and Neck cancers and their caregivers. The group will incorporate education lectures coupled with emotional support and is hosted by and offered in partnership with the GW Cancer Center. The Head & Neck Cancer Support Group meets…

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Gentle PM Yoga

September 7 @ 6:00 pm - 7:15 pm
DC United States

This program is being offered virtually through Zoom. In order to participate and receive the Zoom link, you must register here or by emailing carla@smithcenter.org with Yael Flusberg, C-IAYT, E-RYT500, RMT, MS Enjoy a greater sense of well-being and enhanced energy in our gentle yoga classes. Learn various yoga postures, techniques in progressive relaxation, breathing practices, and meditation to help reduce stress, as well as balance mind, body, and spirit. Our classes are specifically designed for adults facing stress, cancer, or…

Find out more »

Healing Circle for Moms with Cancer

September 7 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
DC United States

This program is being offered virtually through Zoom. In order to participate and receive the Zoom link, you must register here or by emailing carla@smithcenter.org with Niya Kight This ongoing healing circle will focus on the unique needs of mothers, with children of any age, who are living with cancer. No matter where you find yourself on your journey you will have a chance to be with others who share in your experience. This shared experience will often lead to profound…

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Knitting on the Couch

September 8 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
DC United States

This program is being offered virtually through Zoom. In order to participate and receive the Zoom link, you must register here or by emailing carla@smithcenter.org with Project Knitwell and Friends Join us weekly to enjoy knitting in a safe and welcoming environment. Knitting can provide a respite from one’s immediate situation, serve as a way to productively pass the time, and have a positive effect on reducing stress symptoms. It is relatively easy to learn, requires no artistic talent or prior…

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Coping Through Comedy: Comedy Writing Workshop

September 8 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
DC United States

This program is being offered virtually through Zoom. In order to participate and receive the Zoom link, you must register here or by emailing carla@smithcenter.org with Charity Sade Coping Through Comedy’s comedy writing workshop is offered to cancer patients/survivors. The intention of the workshop is to provide a safe and creative environment for those touched by cancer to be able to express themselves and find the humor surrounding the difficulties in life and cancer. No previous comedy writing experience is necessary.…

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Energy Balancing

September 9 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
DC United States

The Energy Balancing team continues to offer distance sessions. If you wish to receive, please email kiersten@smithcenter.org with the Energy Balancing Team Our Energy Balancing Program addresses the subtle energies of our body. When these energies are out of balance, all our body systems can become askew. One key to bringing us back into balance is deep relaxation. This is just what our volunteers provide - a half-hour of stress reducing relaxation to calm the body and enhance our well-being.…

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Nueva Vida Grupo de Apoyo (en Español)

September 11 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
DC United States

This program is being offered virtually through Zoom. Please register to Claudia at 202.384.8342 to receive the Zoom link to participate. Este programa se ofrece prácticamente a través de Zoom. Regístrese en Claudia al 202.384.8342 para recibir el enlace Zoom para participar. Smith Center es ahora el anfitrión de los Grupos de Apoyo para la Comunidad Latina en Español Estamos muy felices de anunciar que seremos los anfitriones de los grupos de apoyo de Nueva Vida para la comunidad latina.…

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Healing Circle for Young Adults with Metastatic Breast Cancer

September 11 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
DC United States

This program is being offered virtually through Zoom. In order to participate and receive the Zoom link, you must register here or by emailing carla@smithcenter.org with Kimberly Parekh and group We are a demand-driven and patient-led in-person and online community support group for young women and men (diagnosed between the age of 18 - 45ish) with metastatic breast cancer (MBC) in the DC, MD, and VA area. We have created this group as a means of providing both a safe community…

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DC Young Adult Cancer Meet Up and Support Group

September 12 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
DC United States

This Meet Up & Support Group will be meeting online with a Zoom community. All participants must register through this page or email Erin at erin@smithcenter.org. with Erin Price, LICSW, OSW-C, Cheryl Hughes, LICSW, OSW-C, and Sara Field, LICSW, OSW-C This monthly gathering is an opportunity to meet other young adult cancer survivors in their 20s, 30s and early 40s. Caregivers of young adult cancer survivors are welcome to join as well. This program is a collaborative initiative of local…

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Cancer Support Group

September 13 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
DC United States

This program is being offered virtually through Zoom. In order to participate and receive the Zoom link, you must register here or by emailing carla@smithcenter.org with Jennifer Bires, LICSW, OSW-C, and Lauren Broschak, MSW, LICSW, OSW-C This bi-monthly support group provides participants with the opportunity to explore their experience with cancer in a safe group setting with a trained social worker and to connect with others who are facing a similar challenge. This group is designed specifically for individuals that have…

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Caregiver Support Group

September 13 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
DC United States

This program is being offered virtually through Zoom. In order to participate and receive the Zoom link, you must register here or by emailing carla@smithcenter.org with Julia Rowland, Ph.D. This group, led by a licensed psychologist, is designed to provide cancer caregivers with the opportunity to meet other caregivers, learn about useful tools for self-care, and explore ways to thrive in the caregiving role. Julia's Caregiver Support Group meets Bi-Monthly on Mondays from 6:00 - 7:30pm. Upcoming Sessions: September 13 &…

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Chair Yoga

September 14 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
DC United States

This program is being offered virtually through Zoom. In order to participate and receive the Zoom link, you must register here or by emailing carla@smithcenter.org with Beth Lawrence, RYT 500 Our chair yoga practice will connect body and mind. You are invited to relax deeply as we move through a series of gentle seated and supported poses that promote self-care. All levels welcome. Our Chair Yoga class meets Weekly on Tuesdays from 12:00 - 1:00pm. Suggested Donation for 1 Class: $10…

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Prostate Cancer Support Group

September 14 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
DC United States

This program is being offered virtually through Zoom. In order to participate and receive the Zoom link, you must register here or by emailing carla@smithcenter.org with Victoria Tripp, LGSW, GW Cancer Center  This monthly support group is designed for adult patients/survivors diagnosed with Prostate cancer. The group will incorporate education lectures coupled with emotional support and is hosted by and offered in partnership with the GW Cancer Center. The Prostate Cancer Support Group meets Monthly on the 2nd Tuesday from…

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Gentle PM Yoga

September 14 @ 6:00 pm - 7:15 pm
DC United States

This program is being offered virtually through Zoom. In order to participate and receive the Zoom link, you must register here or by emailing carla@smithcenter.org with Yael Flusberg, C-IAYT, E-RYT500, RMT, MS Enjoy a greater sense of well-being and enhanced energy in our gentle yoga classes. Learn various yoga postures, techniques in progressive relaxation, breathing practices, and meditation to help reduce stress, as well as balance mind, body, and spirit. Our classes are specifically designed for adults facing stress, cancer, or…

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Meditation and Mindfulness

September 15 @ 1:00 pm - 1:30 pm
DC United States

This program is being offered virtually through Zoom. In order to participate and receive the Zoom link, you must register here or by emailing  carla@smithcenter.org with Sara Field, LICSW, OSW-C, GW Cancer Center  Developing mindfulness skills can help combat stress, anxiety, and uncertainty in everyday life. Join us for regular sessions to help you better understand and transform your mind. All experience levels are welcome to attend! Open to patients, survivors, caregivers, medical professionals and the community. This group welcomes…

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Knitting on the Couch

September 15 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
DC United States

This program is being offered virtually through Zoom. In order to participate and receive the Zoom link, you must register here or by emailing carla@smithcenter.org with Project Knitwell and Friends Join us weekly to enjoy knitting in a safe and welcoming environment. Knitting can provide a respite from one’s immediate situation, serve as a way to productively pass the time, and have a positive effect on reducing stress symptoms. It is relatively easy to learn, requires no artistic talent or prior…

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Energy Balancing

September 16 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
DC United States

The Energy Balancing team continues to offer distance sessions. If you wish to receive, please email kiersten@smithcenter.org with the Energy Balancing Team Our Energy Balancing Program addresses the subtle energies of our body. When these energies are out of balance, all our body systems can become askew. One key to bringing us back into balance is deep relaxation. This is just what our volunteers provide - a half-hour of stress reducing relaxation to calm the body and enhance our well-being.…

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Nueva Vida Grupo de Apoyo (en Español)

September 18 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
DC United States

This program is being offered virtually through Zoom. Please register to Claudia at 202.384.8342 to receive the Zoom link to participate. Este programa se ofrece prácticamente a través de Zoom. Regístrese en Claudia al 202.384.8342 para recibir el enlace Zoom para participar. Smith Center es ahora el anfitrión de los Grupos de Apoyo para la Comunidad Latina en Español Estamos muy felices de anunciar que seremos los anfitriones de los grupos de apoyo de Nueva Vida para la comunidad latina.…

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DC Young Adult Cancer Meet Up and Support Group

September 19 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
DC United States

This Meet Up & Support Group will be meeting online with a Zoom community. All participants must register through this page or email Erin at erin@smithcenter.org. with Erin Price, LICSW, OSW-C, Cheryl Hughes, LICSW, OSW-C, and Sara Field, LICSW, OSW-C This monthly gathering is an opportunity to meet other young adult cancer survivors in their 20s, 30s and early 40s. Caregivers of young adult cancer survivors are welcome to join as well. This program is a collaborative initiative of local…

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Qigong

September 20 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
DC United States

This program is being offered virtually through Zoom. In order to participate and receive the Zoom link, you must register here or by emailing carla@smithcenter.org with Kevin Mutschler This is an all levels introduction to the practice of Qigong. You will learn about the human energy system or subtle body. In the tradition of Qigong, we will learn practices to shape and sculpt this system for our highest good in 3 ways: Purge or clear stagnant energy Tone or nourish energy…

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Chair Yoga

September 21 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
DC United States

This program is being offered virtually through Zoom. In order to participate and receive the Zoom link, you must register here or by emailing carla@smithcenter.org with Beth Lawrence, RYT 500 Our chair yoga practice will connect body and mind. You are invited to relax deeply as we move through a series of gentle seated and supported poses that promote self-care. All levels welcome. Our Chair Yoga class meets Weekly on Tuesdays from 12:00 - 1:00pm. Suggested Donation for 1 Class: $10…

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Multiple Myeloma Cancer Support Group

September 21 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
DC United States

This program is being offered virtually through Zoom. In order to participate and receive the Zoom link, you must register here or by emailing carla@smithcenter.org with Sara Field, LICSW, OSW-C, GW Cancer Center  This monthly support group is designed for adult patients/survivors diagnosed with Multiple Myeloma and their caregivers. The group will incorporate education lectures coupled with emotional support and is hosted by and offered in partnership with the GW Cancer Center. The Multiple Myeloma Cancer Support Group meets monthly on…

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Gentle PM Yoga

September 21 @ 6:00 pm - 7:15 pm
DC United States

This program is being offered virtually through Zoom. In order to participate and receive the Zoom link, you must register here or by emailing carla@smithcenter.org with Yael Flusberg, C-IAYT, E-RYT500, RMT, MS Enjoy a greater sense of well-being and enhanced energy in our gentle yoga classes. Learn various yoga postures, techniques in progressive relaxation, breathing practices, and meditation to help reduce stress, as well as balance mind, body, and spirit. Our classes are specifically designed for adults facing stress, cancer, or…

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Healing Circle for Moms with Cancer

September 21 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
DC United States

This program is being offered virtually through Zoom. In order to participate and receive the Zoom link, you must register here or by emailing carla@smithcenter.org with Niya Kight This ongoing healing circle will focus on the unique needs of mothers, with children of any age, who are living with cancer. No matter where you find yourself on your journey you will have a chance to be with others who share in your experience. This shared experience will often lead to profound…

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Outside the Lines

September 22 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
DC United States

This program is being offered virtually through Zoom. In order to participate and receive the Zoom link, you must register here or by emailing carla@smithcenter.org with Kiersten Gallagher Creative expression has often been used in the healing process and it is at the core of Smith Center’s philosophy, but fear of judgment and “not being an artist” can often prevent us from tapping into its healing power. Join us for Outside the Lines, where a facilitator will help you reclaim…

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Knitting on the Couch

September 22 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
DC United States

This program is being offered virtually through Zoom. In order to participate and receive the Zoom link, you must register here or by emailing carla@smithcenter.org with Project Knitwell and Friends Join us weekly to enjoy knitting in a safe and welcoming environment. Knitting can provide a respite from one’s immediate situation, serve as a way to productively pass the time, and have a positive effect on reducing stress symptoms. It is relatively easy to learn, requires no artistic talent or prior…

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LGBTQ+ Cancer Support Group

September 22 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
DC United States

This program is being offered virtually through Zoom. In order to participate and receive the Zoom link, you must register here or by emailing carla@smithcenter.org with Erin Price, LICSW, OSW-C and Allie Giza, LCSW This monthly support group is designed for adults diagnosed with cancer who identify as members of the LGBTQ+ community. The group will be facilitated by culturally competent social workers, who will provide a safe space to connect with others and explore your own unique experience with cancer.…

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Energy Balancing

September 23 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
DC United States

The Energy Balancing team continues to offer distance sessions. If you wish to receive, please email kiersten@smithcenter.org with the Energy Balancing Team Our Energy Balancing Program addresses the subtle energies of our body. When these energies are out of balance, all our body systems can become askew. One key to bringing us back into balance is deep relaxation. This is just what our volunteers provide - a half-hour of stress reducing relaxation to calm the body and enhance our well-being.…

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A Healing Circle – Support Group for Gay Men with Prostate Cancer

September 23 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
DC United States

This program is being offered virtually through Zoom. In order to participate and receive the Zoom link, you must register here or by emailing carla@smithcenter.org with Kenneth Johnson and Kevin Miller We are a group of gay men who have been diagnosed with prostate cancer or who are recovering from treatment that offer support to each other. In a peer-led community, we share our experiences and understanding to help one another best deal with our own personal situations. The Healing Circle…

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Nueva Vida Grupo de Apoyo (en Español)

September 25 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
DC United States

This program is being offered virtually through Zoom. Please register to Claudia at 202.384.8342 to receive the Zoom link to participate. Este programa se ofrece prácticamente a través de Zoom. Regístrese en Claudia al 202.384.8342 para recibir el enlace Zoom para participar. Smith Center es ahora el anfitrión de los Grupos de Apoyo para la Comunidad Latina en Español Estamos muy felices de anunciar que seremos los anfitriones de los grupos de apoyo de Nueva Vida para la comunidad latina.…

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Cancer Support Group

September 27 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
DC United States

This program is being offered virtually through Zoom. In order to participate and receive the Zoom link, you must register here or by emailing carla@smithcenter.org with Jennifer Bires, LICSW, OSW-C, and Lauren Broschak, MSW, LICSW, OSW-C This bi-monthly support group provides participants with the opportunity to explore their experience with cancer in a safe group setting with a trained social worker and to connect with others who are facing a similar challenge. This group is designed specifically for individuals that have…

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Caregiver Support Group

September 27 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
DC United States

This program is being offered virtually through Zoom. In order to participate and receive the Zoom link, you must register here or by emailing carla@smithcenter.org with Julia Rowland, Ph.D. This group, led by a licensed psychologist, is designed to provide cancer caregivers with the opportunity to meet other caregivers, learn about useful tools for self-care, and explore ways to thrive in the caregiving role. Julia's Caregiver Support Group meets Bi-Monthly on Mondays from 6:00 - 7:30pm. Upcoming Sessions: September 13 &…

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Loss of a Parent to Cancer Support Group

September 27 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
DC United States

This program is being offered virtually through Zoom. In order to participate and receive the Zoom link, you must register here or by emailing carla@smithcenter.org with Anne Kelemen, LICSW, ACHP-SW, Deborah Lewis, LICSW, APHSW-C, and Mindy Brodsky, LCSW The loss of a parent from cancer brings with it many complex feelings. Sadness, anger, and regret are just a few of the feelings you may experience. Sometimes friends – and even family members – don’t understand these feelings. This support group provides…

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Chair Yoga

September 28 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
DC United States

This program is being offered virtually through Zoom. In order to participate and receive the Zoom link, you must register here or by emailing carla@smithcenter.org with Beth Lawrence, RYT 500 Our chair yoga practice will connect body and mind. You are invited to relax deeply as we move through a series of gentle seated and supported poses that promote self-care. All levels welcome. Our Chair Yoga class meets Weekly on Tuesdays from 12:00 - 1:00pm. Suggested Donation for 1 Class: $10…

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Gentle PM Yoga

September 28 @ 6:00 pm - 7:15 pm
DC United States

This program is being offered virtually through Zoom. In order to participate and receive the Zoom link, you must register here or by emailing carla@smithcenter.org with Yael Flusberg, C-IAYT, E-RYT500, RMT, MS Enjoy a greater sense of well-being and enhanced energy in our gentle yoga classes. Learn various yoga postures, techniques in progressive relaxation, breathing practices, and meditation to help reduce stress, as well as balance mind, body, and spirit. Our classes are specifically designed for adults facing stress, cancer, or…

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Knitting on the Couch

September 29 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
DC United States

This program is being offered virtually through Zoom. In order to participate and receive the Zoom link, you must register here or by emailing carla@smithcenter.org with Project Knitwell and Friends Join us weekly to enjoy knitting in a safe and welcoming environment. Knitting can provide a respite from one’s immediate situation, serve as a way to productively pass the time, and have a positive effect on reducing stress symptoms. It is relatively easy to learn, requires no artistic talent or prior…

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Energy Balancing

September 30 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
DC United States

The Energy Balancing team continues to offer distance sessions. If you wish to receive, please email kiersten@smithcenter.org with the Energy Balancing Team Our Energy Balancing Program addresses the subtle energies of our body. When these energies are out of balance, all our body systems can become askew. One key to bringing us back into balance is deep relaxation. This is just what our volunteers provide - a half-hour of stress reducing relaxation to calm the body and enhance our well-being.…

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