Hopewell Happenings

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Ever  wonder what happens at HopeWell over the course of a year? Well, this  the is place to find out. All the articles that appear on the homepage  of this site are archived here. This is the best place to get a real  sense for the ebb and flow of HopeWell speakers, events and news.

 

5-Week Creative Photography Series:Re-Focus and De-Stress

WEDNESDAY, JULY 12

As an expressive art, photography offers a way for people living with cancer to manage stress, relax, re-tool and re-focus. In this 5-week session, Bruce Harrison, an attorney and accomplished photographer, will teach exercises that can help you improve your photography technique and derive more pleasure from the images you capture. Open to all levels and camera types, including smart phones. Five consecutive Wednesdays starting July 12, 9:30 - 11:00 AM. rsvp@hopewellcancersupport.org once for the entire 5-week series.

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Our Web Site is Under Development

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 24

We're creating a fresh new site and we think you're going to love it! In the meantime, be sure to "like" us on Facebook! It's another great way to be in touch.

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GENTLE YOGA PLUS SOUND IMMERSION: A UNIQUE EXPERIENCE

TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 16

Join us for a special workshop combining gentle yoga with the centuries old practice of using sounds to bring your awareness inward and induce a deep state of peace and calm to the body and mind. HopeWell yoga instructor, Nancy Wachter, will begin the evening with an hour long gentle yoga class, which will include the practices of mindful movement, focusing on the breath and meditation. Following Nancy's class, Patricia Norton will shower you with soothing tones using a variety of instruments including quartz crystal bowls, Himalayan bowls, gong and rain stick. Together, these two practices will  promote a deep state of relation and sense of calm. No prior yoga experience required. Tuesday, September 16, 6:00 to 7:30 pm.

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Look Good, Feel Better

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 14

Look Good...Feel Better is a free, non-medical, brand-neutral, national public service program created to help individuals with cancer look good, improve their self-esteem, and manage their treatment and recovery with greater confidence. Hopewell offers this program in cooperation with the American Cancer Society. Monday, August 14, 12:30 to 2:30 pm. rsvp@hopewellcancersupport.org.

 

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Yoga Nidra

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 21

The practice of yoga nidra deeply rests and restores participants through guided imagery and deep relaxation. Yoga nidra helps revitalize and restore optimal immune and nervous system function, leading to deep inner peace and healing. Friday, November 21, 12:30 to 1:30 PM.

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Andy's Saturday AM Classes Cancelled 5/21

SATURDAY, APRIL 23

Strength and Tone at 10AM and Born to Move at 11:45 are cancelled this Saturday, 5/21.

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REACHOUT & RUN is Sunday, April 10th!

FRIDAY, MARCH 25

Ready, set, register for HopeWell's 5k run/walk or 1-mile Walk with Hope! Go to www.reachoutandrun.kintera.org to be on a team, start a team, or donate to a team, and to watch your team's progress. Write to racehelp@hopewellcancersupport.org if you need help, or call 410-832-2719.

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House Calls Speaker: International Pain Expert

THURSDAY, MARCH 31

Lunch and Learn: Mary Lynn McPherson, PharmD, MA, BCPS, CPE, will discuss how to asses pain, how to treat it, how to manage side effects, advocating for yourself, and why some may not get the pain treatment they need. Thursday, March 31, Lunch 12:15, Speaker, 1:00. rsvp@hopewellcancersupport.org

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Healthy Lunch Club + House Calls Speaker: Nutrition and Cancer

THURSDAY, APRIL 07

Lisa Coleman, MS, RD, LDN, explores practical ways to reduce the risk and recurrence of cancer based on latest recommendations of the American Institute for Cancer Research and the American Cancer Society. Please bring a healthy dish to share. Thursday, April 7, 12:30 - 2:00 PM. rsvp@hopewellcancersupport.org

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"Conversation with Suzanne" + Tea & Chocolate

THURSDAY, MAY 26

Join in to hear what's afoot at HopeWell. Ask questions, share your thoughts...these "conversations" are a great way for all members of our community to connect with each other. Thursday, May 26, 3:15 PM. rsvp@hopewellcancersupport.org

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