Canceled: Walking Meditation

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Join us at Brushwood Center, Ryerson Woods in Riverwoods to experience the health and well-being benefits of nature during either a sensory/nature walking meditation. Please wear comfortable walking shoes, bring a water bottle and dress for the weather. Canceled in the event of rain. Meet outside the Brushwood Center entrance by 10:30 – promptness is […]

Hiking for Health and Happiness

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Research demonstrates that outdoor exercise, such as hiking, offers health and well-being benefits. Join us at Ryerson Woods Forest Preserve, 21950 North Riverwoods Road, Riverwoods for a nature meditation followed by a two mile hike. Meet outside the Brushwood Center entrance by 10:30 - promptness is important. Brushwood parking lot and Center can be found […]

Free

Women’s Retreat: A Day of Relaxation and Renewal

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Program is FULL, please call for waitlist. Start summer with a day of relaxation, introspection and renewal. This day long retreat will include Gentle Yoga (appropriate for all levels of fitness and can be done in a chair, if necessary), The Power of Nature: Walking Meditation, Using Your Creativity to Cultivate Serenity, and Healing Through […]

Free

Walking Meditation

Off-Site

Join us at Brushwood Center, Ryerson Woods in Riverwoods to experience the health and well-being benefits of nature during either a sensory/nature walking meditation. Please wear comfortable walking shoes, bring a water bottle and dress for the weather. Canceled in the event of rain. Meet outside the Brushwood Center entrance by 10:30 – promptness is […]

Free

Canceled: Hiking for Health and Happiness

Off-Site

Research demonstrates that outdoor exercise, such as hiking, offers health and well-being benefits. Join us at Ryerson Woods Forest Preserve, 21950 North Riverwoods Road, Riverwoods for a nature meditation followed by a two mile hike. Meet outside the Brushwood Center entrance by 10:30 _ promptness is important. Brushwood parking lot and Center can be found […]

Grocery Store Tour

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Building a cancer fighting diet begins at the grocery store. Take an interactiveguided tour with the oncology dietitian to learn how to makeover your shopping list to include the most nutritious and delicious options. Participants will learn how to scan labels to decipher which choices are best, and an emphasis on cancer fighting foods will be highlighted. Registration is limited […]

Free

Men’s Retreat

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Join us for a day of hiking, art, and togetherness. The retreat will be a space for men to connect more fully with themselves and others in hopes of feeling spiritually refreshed. A light, healthy lunch will be provided. Please wear comfortable clothes and appropriate outerwear for the hike. This program is for male survivors […]

Free

Walking Meditation at Botanic Garden

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Join us for a sensory/nature meditation walk at the Chicago Botanic Garden on Lake Cook Road. Meet in the Visitor Center lobby and wear comfortable walking shoes and dress for the weather. Non-garden member parking fee is $25/car or $30/van. Presented by: Kimberly Matthews, MA, LCPC

Free

Canceled: Walking for Wellness

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A half hour of physical exercise a day, such as walking, offers many health benefits including increased energy level, less fatigue, improved cardiovascular strength and increased ability to maintain a healthy weight which research indicates reduces the risk of cancer recurrence. Walking outside also has meditative properties, and is a great way to connect with […]

Walking for Wellness

Off-Site

A half hour of physical exercise a day, such as walking, offers many health benefits including increased energy level, less fatigue, improved cardiovascular strength and increased ability to maintain a healthy weight which research indicates reduces the risk of cancer recurrence. Walking outside also has meditative properties, and is a great way to connect with […]

Free