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Mindfulness at Cancer Care Centre coming in October!

Our quartlerly program of helpful courses, counselling and support services for cancer patients and their families

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Wu TaoWu Tao

Commenced Thursday 15th May, 2014

Wu Tao is now available at the Cancer Care Centre. Dance your way to joy, peace and balance. This is a beautiful blend of music, dance, yoga and meditation.


Tuesdays

Mindfulness at Cancer Care Centre coming in October!Mindfulness at Cancer Care Centre coming in October!

Starting Tuesday 14th October 2014

Mindfulness brings balance to the body and mind by bringing awareness and acceptance to the full experience of life as it unfolds through the senses, thoughts and emotions.

Balance Through ArtBalance Through Art

Commencing Tuesday, 29th July, 2014

This 6 week “Healing with Art” course provides an opportunity to explore your creativity as a catalyst for healing. Explore different techniques, colours, media and have a little bit of fun. Suitable for beginners or advanced.

Meditation – IndividualMeditation – Individual

Appointment times are flexible

Learn how to meditate with an individual session with Lisa.

Men’s meetingMen’s meeting

First and third Tuesday of the month

This group provides an opportunity for men to share their experiences, knowledge and feelings with others who are ‘in the same boat’ (or a similar one).


Wednesdays

Yoga ClassesYoga Classes

Commencing Wednesday, 6th August, 2014

It is safe, fun and easy to do. A typical class includes breathwork, gentle stretching and simple repetitive movements, conscious relaxation and meditation, inclusive of beautiful Yoga music.

Seeds for Health – Organic GardeningSeeds for Health – Organic Gardening

Wednesday 29th October 2014

Topics for this 6-week course include: sowing seeds, creative garden design, permaculture and management, composting, water systems, mulch and more.

Carers Support GroupCarers Support Group

1st & 3rd Wednesday of each month

Carers need support too. This group aims to discuss the issues facing carers and how they can be supported in their important role in the cancer journey.

Meditation – GroupMeditation – Group

Wednesday mornings

Learn and experience the benefits of meditation and how you can use this powerful tool in your healing journey.


Thursdays

Patient’s Support GroupPatient’s Support Group

2nd and 4th Thursdays of each month, 11.00am -12.00 noon

This Support Group is open to cancer patients. A non specific cancer focus but general discussion on all matters affecting those on the cancer journey.

Women’s Circle of FriendsWomen’s Circle of Friends

1st & 3rd Thursday morning of each month

We are a friendly group who get together fortnightly to discuss topics such as family, medical issues, feelings and emotions in an informal confidential environment.


Fridays

Clinical Hypnotherapy now availableClinical Hypnotherapy now available

Every Friday morning

Our Therapist Jean Cannon has many years of experience in helping people with a variety of problems using hypnotherapy, including pain management, anxiety, stress management behavioural changes and release of fear.

Vegetarian Cooking ClassesVegetarian Cooking Classes

Commenced Friday, 16th May at 12.30 pm

Our popular vegetarian cooking class returns in 2014. Over the six (6) week course Bronwyn will explore recipes from the Di Cornelius “Healthy Plant Based Cooking” recipe book.

JuicingJuicing

Third Friday of each Month

Juicing demonstrations are available at the Cancer Care Centre


Saturdays

Counselling now available on SaturdaysCounselling now available on Saturdays

Commenced Saturday, 8th March

Counselling is now available on Saturdays with two (2) appointment times – 10 am and 11 am. Counsellor is Helene Hipp.


Weekdays

Massage TherapiesMassage Therapies

Monday – Friday

We offer a range of massage therapies including Lymphatic Drainage, Gentle Oncology Massage, Bowen Therapy, Reflexology, Shiatsu and Kinesiology. We also offer non-manipulative therapies such as Reiki.

Resource CentreResource Centre

Open Monday to Friday 9:30am to 4.30pm

The Centre’s library and internet access computer are easy, convenient ways to get the information and inspiration you need.

Professional counsellingProfessional counselling

Monday to Friday

Several qualified, experienced counsellors are available by appointment, to assist you with issues encountered on the cancer journey.

Lead light angels workshopLead light angels workshop

Free 2 hour session by appointment

Sallie Butterfield is offering a free two-hour session in how to create beautiful lead-light angels (includes materials). Each participant will take home a memorable creation.