knowledge is positive power

The Cancer Wellness Center’s lecture and workshop topics provide a wide array of educational and experiential opportunities. We present new topics each quarter to help you and your loved ones become well informed as you navigate a cancer diagnosis. Research has found that actually seeking information increases an individual’s sense of control, improves the ability to make decisions, reduces anxiety and makes communication with healthcare providers easier.

Registration is required for all lectures/workshops. To register and learn more, select a program below.

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merging mind, body & spirit

Living with cancer can create so many stresses, which can in turn compromise immune functioning. In order to address both the physical and emotional components of distress, the Cancer Wellness Center offers evidence-based classes and individual wellness services that have been found to produce a physiological relaxation response.

Participants are able to attend group classes for mind, body and health, which include many disciplines such as yoga and meditation, as well as individual wellness appointments to help manage stress, emotional well-being and the side effects and symptoms of cancer.

Mind, body & health classes: To register and learn more wellness programs offered by the Cancer Wellness Center, select a program below.

Individual wellness appointments: Services are provided by trained practitioners, and in the following disciplines: massage, healing touch, oncology facial, reflexology, and REIKI. To schedule an appointment for individual wellness services, please call 847.509.9595 to complete a wellness evaluation.

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Tuesday, August15

Restorative Yoga & Reiki Workshop

5 p.m. – 6:45 p.m.

Deborah A. Farmer, MBA, Reiki Master Teacher, Cancer Survivor; Isabel Raci, E-RYT, CMT, Yoga Therapist Level I, Certified Laughter Leader; Edda G. Rodriguez, E-RYT, Reiki Master Teacher, Practitioner of Peruvian healing arts & Akashic Record, Yoga Therapist Level I

A new kind of restorative yoga class that adds the relaxing and healing power of Reiki. Students will be led through gentle movements and classic restorative yoga poses which create gentle openings, facilitating natural alignment in the body. The body will be fully supported in each restorative pose allowing the muscles to relax and open while encouraging the release of tension. While in these poses students will be receiving hands-on Reiki, a form of energy therapy that enhances the natural healing system of the body and creates relaxation and a sense of well-being. The combination of Reiki and restorative poses offers a powerful session of healing and relaxation.

Grayslake at Wildwood Presbyterian Church

Wildwood Presbyterian Church
18630 W. Old Gages Lake Rd.
Grayslake, IL 60030

Tuesday: 3pm - 7pm


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