Part I:   Cooking Series   Cooking Series with guided food plan, grocery gift cards will be provided if needed. Led by Amy Noordzij, MA.Ed, Professional Chef, Natural Gourmet Institute for Health and Culinary Arts.  2nd and 4th Mondays,  Apr 12 & 26, May 10 & 24, 3:30-4:30pm. All classes are virtual via Zoom. Part II: Exercise with certified LiveStrong Provider 12 Weeks of bi-weekly exercise classes (more…)


Find meaning and purpose in cancer through writing together.  For those who find themselves somewhere on the ‘cancer journey’, whether they consider themselves writers or not.  This is an opportunity to explore the terrain of cancer in a supportive, confidential environment. Led by Pamela Powell Pamela Powell has been leading groups of all ages in (more…)


In this 6-week series, we will explore the use of mindfulness practices for addressing stress, anxiety, and fear. Each session will include a 20-minute meditation followed by open discussion. Bree will also provide instruction on how our minds process emotions. For example, why are some emotions, such as fear, difficult to manage? What is thought (more…)


Christine Zinke, LICSW, an experienced group social worker, facilitates this group for 8-10 women and men who have any type of metastatic cancer. The group meets twice per month and focuses on issues associated with living with metastatic cancer and all the related treatments, changes in lifestyle and relationships, learning to ask for help and (more…)


Christine Zinke, LICSW, leads this group for people who are past their treatment phase and are working to reevaluate their lives. They wonder how to articulate and understand how they have changed. They hope that they will feel lighter and trust in their health. We have a post-treatment group during the day that accommodates people (more…)


Music therapy can offer multiple benefits to caregivers tending to the needs of loved ones with cancer. Connect with other caregivers in this music therapy support group with a focus on reducing anxiety and stress. No music experience necessary. Led by Erin Raber, MA, Clinical Care Specialist and Music Therapist Tuesdays, June 15, July 6, (more…)


Brianne Carter, LICSW, facilitates this group for 8-10 women and men who have any type of metastatic cancer. The group meets weekly and focuses on issues associated with living with metastatic cancer and all the related treatments, changes in lifestyle and relationships, learning to ask for help and fears about disability, pain, and end of (more…)


This spiritual, deeply meditative practice incorporates balanced movement, breathe exercises, increased circulation, and posture strengthening. Classes held via Zoom except 4th Wednesday of the month class will be held outside at the Healing Garden (weather permitting). Led by Angela Raymond This class is open to registered Healing Garden Clients, Caregivers, and Bereaved members (more…)


Brianne Carter, LICSW, facilitates this support group for women and men who have completed their active treatment for any type of cancer. The group meets twice a month and focuses on issues like cancer rehabilitation, strength-building, shifts in identity, intersecting factors (financial, work, relationships), management of anxiety, and making meaning of cancer in their lives.  (more…)


Harness the energy of mandalas to slow down, release tension, and find your body’s innate healing powers.  A powerful exercise to start the new year. Led by Debra Solomon,  Art Teacher Healing Garden Clients only. This class will meet via Zoom.  Pre-Registration Required.  Free Program. $10 Donation is optional. Materials- – Square piece of paper, (more…)


With yoga practice, you can help reduce inflammation, maintain strength, engage in self-care, relaxation, and renewal during or after treatment.  All classes are held via Zoom until further notice. Thursdays, 10:00-11:00 am Through the generosity of the Boston Cancer Support’s Randi Friedman Wellness Grant, this program is FREE to Healing Garden Clients. Healing Garden Clients (more…)


Knitting is an excellent activity to combat neuropathy and a way to achieve relaxation.  Receive a free knitting starter kit and guided instruction!  Then enjoy sitting with friends with your yarn projects.  All programs are being held via Zoom until further notice. Free Drop-In Program ~ Healing Garden Clients Only Email Kelly to receive Zoom meeting (more…)


Are you curious about Feldenkrais®?  This verbally guided Awareness Through Movement® class will invite you to explore your own sensations as you create easy and gentle movements that will calm your mind and enliven your body.  Virtual Meeting via Zoom. Led by Pam Turci, LMT, Authorized Feldenkrais Awareness Through Movement Teacher This program is open (more…)


During this group, in conversation with each other, we consider diverse religious/spiritual insights that help us to meet cancer with courage and hope. Believing that wisdom is ecumenical and inter-religious, the group shares spiritual resources from their own traditions – at present Catholic/Christian/Jewish- as well as from meditation practices based in Zen Buddhism, and most (more…)


With yoga practice, you can help reduce inflammation, maintain strength, engage in self-care, relaxation, and renewal during or after treatment.  All classes are held via Zoom until further notice. Mondays, 11:00-12:00pm Due to limited grant funds and many requests for a second weekly Yoga class, we are asking for a small donation if you are (more…)


1st and 3rd Mondays (except Holidays), 1:30-2:30 pm *Check calendar for Summer dates* Brianne Carter, LICSW, facilitates this support group for women and men who are in any stage of cancer treatment. The group meets twice per month and focuses on issues of new diagnosis and treatment including navigating the medical and health care systems, (more…)


Learn delicious recipes and cooking techniques with immune-boosting foods.  All classes held via Zoom until further notice. Led by Amy Noordzij, MA. Ed, Professional Chef Healing Garden Clients Only (more…)


Brianne Carter, LICSW, facilitates this support group for adults with any cancer type who are under the age of 45. The group meets twice per month on Tuesday mornings and focuses on issues young adults affected by cancer face.  All Support Group meetings are held via Zoom until further notice. Please email Kelly to register. (more…)


Develop your sense of place—become more perceptive of your relationship with nature, creativity & your place in time—through a guided walk & series of art projects focused on healing & life transitions. This program will meet OUTSIDE at the Healing Garden and will be weather dependent. Led by Nadine Mazzola, Certified Forest Therapy Guide & Artist (more…)


William Lenderking, Ph.D., facilitates this group which uses the tools of poetry, music, yoga, meditation, and listening to create a space in which to communicate about the challenges of living with cancer and to provide support. This group meets twice per month. Healing Garden Clients only.  Please email Kelly to register. (more…)


Please join William for guided imagery, breathwork, yoga, and meditation. This class is designed to introduce survivors living with cancer to the healing modalities of guided imagery, yoga, and meditation. Guided imagery calls on the active imagination to activate internal images of peaceful experiences in conjunction with breathing techniques in order to deepen into relaxation. We will explore yoga (more…)


Register to receive 6 FREE Farm Share distributions from the Community Harvest Project, followed by a free Cooking/Nutrition Program. Led by Amy Noordzij, MA.Ed, Professional Chef, Natural Gourmet Institute for Health and Culinary Arts & Kathryn Larusso, Nutritional Therapy Practitioner, Holistic Health Coach.  Email Kelly@HealingGardenSupport.org to register. Farm Share will be available to pick up late morning, Nutrition Class will meet on (more…)


PART I: Farm Share with Community Harvest Project & Cooking/Nutrition Series Register to receive 6 FREE Farm Share distributions from the Community Harvest Project, followed by a free Cooking/Nutrition Program. Led by Amy Noordzij, MA.Ed, Professional Chef, Natural Gourmet Institute for Health and Culinary Arts & Kathryn Larusso, MA, NTP, of Holistic Movement LLC, Nutritional (more…)


Explore ways we can nurture ourselves with our creative spirits as we navigate life’s transitions.  Derive inspiration from nature and learn how to keep an art journal. This class will be held via Zoom. Led by Nadine Mazzola, Forest Therapy Guide & Jennifer Eliot, Artist 2nd Wednesday of the month. Healing Garden Clients Only. (more…)


This workshop series defines Creative Mindfulness as: Moment by moment mindfulness while creating, which allows us to enjoy the process rather than focusing on an end result. We create more freely and more joyfully. We are curious, non-judging, trusting in the process, patient, and without expectations. During this 8-week workshop we’ll use free flowing watercolors (more…)


Save the Date for a Concert by Tom Smith: Sunday, September 26, 2021 It will be decided later this summer if this concert will be held virtually or live in person.  Please check back for updates. Tom Smith is an award-winning performer and songwriter, applying his old-school folk tradition to timeless stories of people’s wants, (more…)

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