Programs

Take advantage of the many wonderful cancer support programs developed by compassionate individuals and groups who strive to create caring community resources for people and families throughout their healing journey. 


Healing With Hope
This group combines yoga, meditation, guided imagery, support and education to help people with cancer cope with fear and stress and to strengthen their natural healing abilities.  

Harvey Zarren, M.D. 
NSMC Union Hospital 
Healing Atrium 500 Lynnfield St., Lynn
781-477-3505
Wednesdays, 2-4 p.m. 


Honoring Your Body and Spirit
Continuing to Heal After and During Cancer

Monthly class that includes gentle and mindful stretching and supported restorative yoga poses to invite your body to open and heal. 2nd Sunday of each month, 3pm to 4:30pm. By donation. 

Arleen Damon
Roots to Wings Yoga and Healing Center
76 Newburyport Turnpike, RT 1
Newbury, MA 01951
781-985-4166
arleendamon@gmail.com 


Ironstone Farm
Challenge Unlimited

Three retreats per year, Challenge Unlimited use the dynamic power of horses to provide therapy for survivors of cancer. Free to cancer survivors. Registration forms are required and can be emailed or mailed to those interested in upcoming retreats. 

450 Lowell Street
Andover, MA
978-475-4056
programs@challengeunlimited.org


North Shore Medical Center
Wellness and Integrative Medicine

Calendar is Seasonal. Check the website for yoga classes and workshops, locations, and details on registration and cost. 

Multiple locations: 
NSMC Salem Hospital, 81 Highland Avenue, Salem
NSMC Union Hospital, 500 Lynnfield Street, Lynn
NSMC Outpatient Services, 1 Hutchinson Drive, Danvers


Tong Ren Anti-Cancer Healing Classes
Tong Ren is a healing energy treatment used to help people restore their health. It is based on the principle that many diseases are caused by physical blockages that interrupt the body's natural flow of “chi”.  Donation / Suggestion $10 

85 Essex Street, 2nd floor
Haverhill MA 01832
Saturdays 1pm to 2pm
Live Broadcast Saturdays 1:00pm – 2:00pm 


Yoga and Cancer  
Yoga and Cancer offers free weekly yoga classes in the Seacoast of NH and Southern Maine for anyone who has had a cancer diagnosis. Participants will experience specialized yoga taught by trained teachers to support anyone who is newly diagnosed, in cancer treatment or surgical recovery. Classes welcome primary caregivers and anyone in recent bereavement. 

Michelle Couture
603-682-6307
michelle@yogaandcancer.org 


Yoga Hope  
Cancer is a catalyst for change and this workshop explores positive changes you can make in your life. It includes healing yoga and mindfulness practices designed for cancer patients. Held monthly on a Saturday 2-4pm. Check the website for schedule or call Rose directly. By donation/suggestion $10. 

Rose Russo
Yoga Center of Newburyport
12 Maple Street
Newburyport, MA 01950
978-835-1262
pathways-rose@comcast.net 


YWCA Greater Newburyport Encore Program
Since 2009 the YWCA Greater Newburyport has been offering a free, 12-week survivorship program for those who have had a breast or ovarian cancer diagnosis at any point in their lives. The Encore program includes gentle land exercise, warm water pool exercise, ongoing peer support groups and featured guest speakers and programs. Encore services are available to all participants who have completed the 12-week survivorship program on an ongoing basis.  

Ilene Harnch-Grady
13 Market Street  
Newburyport, MA 01950
978-465-9922 Ext. #13
igrady@ywcanewburyport.org