CGC Breast Cancer Awareness Month
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and the Upper West Side JCC is proud to offer a wide variety of courses and programs to the public. These innovative offers are designed to share the latest health and wellness programs and complementary care with people living with breast cancer. * These online programs are FREE for people tested or treated for cancer (but open to everyone). For any paid program, please use the discount code JCCCARES20 when registering.
A partnership between Marlene Meyerson JCC Manhattan and Dr. Alison Estabrook, nationally recognized breast cancer surgeon and professor of surgery at Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai.
Positive psychology hour
A Lunch & Learn series co-sponsored by the Wholebeing Institute.
Tuesday + Thursday, 12 p.m.-1 p.m., Free
Self-hypnosis for eliminating and controlling pain: Introduction
Lisa Ludovici, certified practitioner in medical hypnosis
Tuesday October 5, 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., $ 15 / $ 20 *
Live your death
Alyssa Rocco + Martha S. Calihan, MD
Wednesday, October 6, 5 to 7 p.m., $ 20 *
Beginner pelvic floor workshop (women only)
Randi Stone, pelvic floor specialist
Wednesday, October 13, 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m., $ 20 / $ 25 *
Qi Gong and Tai Chi: ancestral wisdom for cultivating energy and restful sleep
Master Yang Yang, Ph.D., with special guest Ana Krieger, MD
Thursday October 14, 7-8:30 p.m., $ 20 / $ 25 *
Mantras, Mudras + Meditations
Whitney Chapman, RYT
Sunday October 17, 4:30 p.m.-5:45 p.m., $ 10 *
Best of Broadway for Breast Cancer
Hosted by Caroline Kohles with special guests
Monday October 18, 6-7 p.m., free
The anatomy of grief
Dorothy P. Holinger, Ph.D.
Wednesday October 20, 7-8 p.m., Pay what you want
Pre + Post menopause through the ages
Gila Leiter, MD, Associate Professor, Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
Thursday October 21 from 7 p.m. to 8:15 p.m., Pay what you want
JCC Shirley Kohn Virtual Spa Day for Women with Breast or Ovarian Cancer
Sunday October 24, 10 am-4pm, free
Zentangle: beyond the basics
Kathy Shapiro, CZT
Friday to October 29, 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., $ 10 per session *
Nia dance party
Caroline Kohles + Special guest Winalee Zeeb
Sunday, October 31 from noon to 1 p.m., $ 10 *
For more information on the Cancer Care program at JCC, please visit mmjccm.org/cancer-care save.