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MWCABC on 08/07/2015
Lean on Me Breast Cancer Network Inc.
and Dr. Dwight De Risi
invite you to their
SUMMER SERENITY WELLNESS
Funded in part by the Manhasset Women's Coalition
Against Breast Cancer Outreach Program
Saturday, August 15th
9am - 3pm
Our Lady of Grace,
29 Shelter Rock Road, Manhasset
Session topics include:
Yoga, Group Therapy, T'ai Chi Chih, Meditation,
Nutrition, and Essential Oils.
Healthy Lunch and access to the beautiful grounds included.
Free Admission; Pre-Registration required. Brochure is available at www.leanonmeny.org
or call Denise for information 516-487-8888.
MWCABC's Outreach Program is funded in part by the
LI2Day Walk to Fight Breast Cancer.
MWCABC on 06/01/2015
Breast Cancer Update 2015 - An Evening of
Innovation, Information & Inspiration
Wednesday, June 17th 6:30-9:00pm
North Shore University Hospital
300 Community Drive, Manhasset
Subjects include: Targeted Therapy,
New Choices in Breast Reconstruction and Plastic Surgery,
Updates from the American Society of Clinical Oncology,
Sugar and Breast Cancer.
Pre-registration is preferred but walk-ins are welcome
For information call 516-734-8727 or visit
MWCABC on 05/18/2015
Did you know…
One in two women over the age of 50 will break a bone due to osteoporosis. You’re never too young – or too old – to take crucial steps to protect your bones.
Join us on Wednesday, June 10, 2015 for our Women’s Wellness Program: Moving to a Better You
• Obtain insights into what’s happening to your bones in your 30s, 40s, 50s and beyond
• Understand the risk factors, signs and symptoms of osteoporosis and the good bone-health habits you should adopt
• Learn how exercise and nutrition play a vital role in building strong bones
• Participate in light aerobics and stretching techniques led by STARS physical therapists
• Enjoy healthy food choices and refreshments
$20 admission fee. Registration is required.
All attendees will be entered into a raffle for a chance to win a gift basket.
- Posted on 05/11/2015
MWCABC on 03/21/2015
Ballet for Recuperation
Healing the Physical and Emotional Pain of Neuropathy
FREE *2ND SERIES* ADDITIONAL 6 CLASSES
Dates: March 22, April 12, April 26, May 3, May 17, and June 7
Time: 11:00 am -12:00 pm
Address: Berest Dance Center, 12 S Washington St, Port Washington, NY
Attire: Wear comfy clothes. Ballet shoes or jazz shoes are optional, not required.
Contact: To attend or for more info, contact:
Grace Hanford at (650) 296-6320 or email@example.com
“The first series of free classes was a success! Everyone had a positive and peaceful experience while benefiting from strengthening techniques, stretches, and ballet basics. There were different ages and levels of strength, and everyone worked to their limit and felt comfortable. Every strengthening technique is easy to learn. After three weeks of the class, most people said they already felt stronger in their legs and ankles I really enjoyed organizing these classes and being a part of this opportunity. I cant wait to do it again and see new people join.” – Grace Hanford
“The restorative ballet class was helpful in so many ways. Not only is my neuropathy pain lessening, I also feel my body is stronger and more lengthened. There is a mindfulness component to these classes that is very helpful, a sense of just being. I look forward to participating in the second six!” ~Anonymous
There are many breast cancer survivors who struggle with the chronic pain of neuropathy. One way to lessen this discomfort is through ballet. Ballet is not only a beautiful form of expression, it is also a therapeutic, restorative form of movement that can assist the body in beginning to heal itself. Ballet stretches and poses move the muscles and bones in the foot in a way that alternative approaches simply do not. Second, unlike medications and acupuncture that are ineffective as soon as you stop, ballet allows you to continue healing on your own.
During our hour together, you will learn simple exercises at the bar or in the center of the studio that will focus on stretching your legs and feet to begin to lessen your pain. Also, you may learn how to strengthen your sense of control over an often frustrating situation. You will learn stretches that you can easily do at home, in just a few minutes a day, to continue the healing process. All of our work together is simple and gentle, promoting a supportive, encouraging and positive atmosphere.
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