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Ongoing Programs

Long Island Cancer Help and Wellness Center

We invite you to participate in the many programs presented at the Long Island Cancer Help and Wellness Center. These comprehensive programs incorporate alternative and integrative modalities that will allow you to be kind to yourself and focus on all aspects of your overall health and wellness, especially your inner self - both mind and spirit.

 

All programs are provided free of charge to survivors of any type of cancer

 

Because the overall well-being of our clients is our highest priority, our support services compliment traditional medical treatments and will require clearance from your private physician to participate. For more information about how to register, please call the Center at (631) 675-9003.

Yoga Classes

Tuesday evenings from 5:30 pm to 6:45 pm by appointment only. Reduces stress, fatigue, insomnia, eases pain and increases feeling of well-being. All classes incorporate music and imagery to create an environment of relaxation. The course will utilize gentle moving and breathing techniques, allowing participants to achieve a sense of control over their bodies.

Reiki

Thursdays from 11 am to 1 pm. Call for appointment. Reiki is a holistic healing therapy whereby practitioners channel energy in a particular pattern to heal and harmonize individuals. Reiki focuses on wholeness and stimulates one's total natural healing process ~ physically, mentally and spiritually, thereby creating many beneficial effects that include relaxation and feelings of peace, security and well-being. Reiki reduces stress, fosters deep relaxation, destroys energy blockages and detoxifies the system. It also works in conjunction with all other medical or therapeutic techniques to relieve side effects and promote recovery.

Reflexology

1st Wednesday of each month from 4:30 pm to 6:30 pm.  Reflexology is a gentle form of therapeutic treatment applied to the feet. The nerve endings in the feet are stimulated by specific massage techniques to affect changes in another part of the body. Reflexology is considered to be a holistic healing technique that aims to treat the individual as a whole, in order to induce a state of balance and harmony in the body, mind and spirit and, therefore, promote good health.

Creative Healing Thru Art

Thursdays from 1:30 pm to 3:30 pm. Healing Thru Art helps put the pieces together. Discover the therapeutic benefits of art-making. Enhance your personal wellness through creative self-expression and group dialogue.

Strength for Life Exercise Program

Call for Availability. Strength for Life, a non-profit organization, offers free exercise classes at our Center. This is a commitment of eight weeks. The course is given by Debbie Hughes, a Certified Exercise Instructor. All equipment, including exercise balls, tubing and mats, will be provided for each participant to use and keep at the conclusion.

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Breast Cancer Help, Inc. • 32 Park Avenue • Bay Shore, New York 11706 • Phone: (631) 675-9003