Did You Know?
- that weight-lifting exercise is actually GOOD for lymphedema?
- Certain health behavior practices have been proven to reduce recurrence or improve quality of life after breast cancer. We will discuss the role of exercise, stress reduction, and diet in the post-treatment care of breast cancer survivors.
- A recently reported large, randomized controlled clinical trails proves the benefits of MBSR for quality of life, emotional health, breast cancer related symptoms, and menopausal symptoms.
Designed for small groups of like-minded survivors, centering around a particular issue, in an atmosphere conducive to relaxation and enjoyment, we believe that “one size does not fit all.” Thus, each retreat is different, matching the unique needs of the group through specially designed courses.
Our workshops merge discussion of the scientific literature and hands-on activities related to subjects that have been proven to improve outcomes after cancer treatment. We provide the tools and information to guide the transition from medical care to self-care. Workshops meet weekly for 4-6 week courses or as day-long seminars.