Your Board of Directors are excited to announce our new programs for 2024 and are delighted to now offer programs in South County and Beach-Side! We continue to offer the online Tai Chi, Mediation, and Creative Therapeutic Journaling classes. Cancer Care Centers of Brevard continues to provide the monthly Rockledge Support Group and Health First provides the monthly Viera Support Group.
Therapeutic Art with Jenn Gallo provides a way to improve psychological wellbeing by focusing more on creativity and less on mental stressors and to enjoy the companionship of fellow cancer patients, survivors, and caregivers. Classes are free and open for anyone dealing with cancer regardless of diagnosis, prognosis, or where treatment is received.
Throughout the year, classes will cover one of the following 5 Art Genres:
CANVAS ACRYLIC PAINTING ~ POT PAINTING W/ PLANTS ~ MOSAIC ART ~ WATERCOLOR ART ~ OIL PASTELS
No art experience is necessary. Come and enjoy the fun of creative expression. Classes will be held on the 2nd Friday of the month at 11:00 am at Cocoa Rock in Cocoa.
Cancer Community Support Group – Cocoa Beach. This will be held IN PERSON at The Space Next Door, 126 N Orlando Ave, Cocoa Beach.
Come join your Cancer Community in a safe, compassionate space where cancer patients, survivors, and their loved ones can share their experiences, concerns, and feelings with others who can relate to their struggles. Skillfully led by Complementary Cancer Care MHC candidate, Cathy Johnson, this support group is open to anyone impacted by cancer, regardless of diagnosis or prognosis, or where treatment is received.
This group will meet on the 3rd Tuesday of the month, at 1:00 pm and will occasionally feature a Guest Speaker. (The weekly Chair Yoga class will meet after the Support Group.)
Cancer Community Support Group – Melbourne. This will be held IN PERSON at The Melbourne Library 540 E Fee Ave, Melbourne.
Come join your Cancer Community in a safe, compassionate space where cancer patients, survivors, and their loved ones can share their experiences, concerns, and feelings with others who can relate to their struggles. Skillfully led by a Complementary Cancer Care MSW candidate, Christine Jaehne, this support group is open to anyone impacted by cancer, regardless of diagnosis or prognosis, or where treatment is received.
This group will meet on the 3rd Thursday of the month at 3:45 pm and will occasionally feature a Guest Speaker.
Free In-Person Chair Yoga classes, held weekly in Cocoa Beach and Melbourne Village! Chair Yoga incorporates stretching, strengthening and awareness practices, all done in a seated position. This is a beginner’s class. No prior experience is required, all levels of health are welcome, and the classes are available to patients, caregivers, cancer survivors, as well as any professionals working with cancer patients.
Beach-Side – come join Cathy Johnson on Tuesdays at 3:00 pm, as she leads Chair Yoga at The Space Next Door, Cocoa Beach. Space is limited to 15, so please pre-register to ensure you have a seat.
South County – come join Gray Dix on Wednesdays at 3:00 pm, as he leads Chair Yoga at the AHF Hall in Melbourne Village.
Join Rob Leiter, MS, MT-BC, NMT, of Florida Music Therapy in Melbourne for bi-monthly, onsite Music Therapy classes. Multiple areas of wellbeing can be addressed through music therapy. Music therapy in cancer care can improve mood, decrease anxiety, improve physical gross and fine motor skills, support self-expression, enhanced communication, and process trauma. No musical experience is necessary.
Classes will be held on the 2nd and 4th Thursdays at 2:30 – 3:30 pm. To learn more about Florida Music Therapy, visit their website.
We are offering monthly Reiki Sound Bath sessions by Unified Therapy Practitioner, Laura Scott, LMT of Laura Scott Holistic Healing in Cocoa Beach. Enjoy the healing power of sound, frequency and vibration. Allow your mind, body, and spirit to relax. Tibetan singing bowls, chimes, rain sticks, and tuning forks are all used to move and release stuck energy in the body. It is a relaxing experience. Sessions will be held on the first Friday of the month from 3:00 – 4:00 pm at the Space Next Door in Cocoa Beach.
Space is limited to 10, so please pre-register. We will maintain a waitlist in the event this event is sold out.
Laura will provide a demonstration of a Reiki Sound Bath at the Rockledge Support Group on February 16th.