Cancer Support Programs offers ongoing support activities that speak to the interests of many. People get to know one another in the context of skill-building and body/mind activities.

  • Registration is not required, but it's best to call ahead to inform the staff and to obtain any additional information.
  • Family members and friends are welcome.
  • Free parking is provided for most groups.

Body and Mind

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2nd and last Monday of the month, 5:00-7:00 p.m.
ZOOM video/teleconference

Thoughts and feelings greatly affect a person's mood, stress level, and peace of mind. Research shows more and more how they also affect how the body functions.

Participants learn and practice a series of short meditations designed to help them observe their thoughts and feelings. By observing, they become less controlled by these thoughts and feelings. They see things more clearly and gain power and choice. This also opens the door to greater self-discovery and awareness.

1st and 3rd Monday of the the month, 6:00-7:00 p.m.
ZOOM video conference

Easy meditative Qigong and Dao Yoga movements and techniques that incorporate breathwork, vocalizations, and visualizations to support overall health, healing, and longevity. They reduce stress and anxiety, enhance blood circulation, increase energy, and improve overall emotional balance.

Thursdays, 5:00-6:00 p.m.
ZOOM video conference

Yoga exercises while seated to increase strength, flexibility, and mobility and to improve breathing and increase mindfulness.

Wednesdays, 6:00-7:30 p.m.
ZOOM video conference

This weekly class presents a series of low-impact exercises, some set to music, designed to help participants:

  • activate and loosen the joints
  • isolate, stretch, and strengthen muscles
  • free up and fine-tune movements
  • improve coordination
  • tune into and release body tension
  • focus on balance and weight shift
  • feel and unify energy throughout the body

There can be a fine line between what is exercise, Tai Chi, dance, and meditation. This class crosses all the lines. The activities and movements are healthful, satisfying, and relaxing. The overall goal is awareness of internal energy and greater awareness, comfort, and facility with the body.

On hold

Healthy Steps is a routine of guided exercises that are fun and therapeutic. They aim to improve lymphatic drainage, range of motion, flexibility, and balance. They are particularly beneficial to women who have had breast surgery with removal of lymph nodes. Parking validation is provided.

On hold

Zumba is fun dance exercise inspired by Latin and international rhythms. The classes are for all levels of fitness and ability. Have a great time and get a good physical workout. Parking validation is provided.


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3rd Tuesday of the month, 6:00-8:00 p.m.
Moakley Lower Level 

Each month, participants learn how to make a fun, simple craft that they can take home. No experience necessary. All materials are provided. Come share a laugh and get creative! Parking validation is provided.

On hold

Come spend some time knitting and socializing with other patients/survivors. Materials, a variety of patterns, and basic instruction are provided. All levels of experience are welcome. Parking validation is provided.


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For cancer and sickle cell patients:
2nd Tuesday of the month, 2:30-3:30 p.m.
ZOOM video conference

Visit the Teaching Kitchen's class schedule and click on the day's class in the calendar. Follow the instructions to view the day's recipe, ingredients, and to sign up.