If viewing on a cell phone turn your phone to landscape view Harvard native Ashley Jordan is a singer-songwriter with a powerhouse voice that moves effortlessly from pure country to an authentic rock vibe. She writes songs that come from the heart and convey emotions that listeners can relate to. WGBH describes Ashley as having (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 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, filtering information, adjusting to identity (more…)


You are invited to lie down on the floor or sit in chairs as you absorb the healing power of Bernadette’s music. Learn about the power of sound for relaxation and self-healing: use sound to create relaxation and joy in the body, uplifting energy in the home, grief processing, and as a form of meditation. (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…)


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…)


Cultivate a calm presence and learn how to transform difficult emotions. Each session begins with a 20-minute guided meditation, followed by an open discussion. Open to beginner and advanced meditation practitioners. Led by Brenda Phillips, Ph.D. Bree is a professor in the Department of Psychological & Brain Sciences at Boston University, who is currently completing (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…)


This spiritual, deeply meditative practice incorporates balanced movement, breathe exercises, increased circulation, and posture strengthening. All classes held via Zoom until further notice. Led by Angela Raymond This class is open to registered Healing Garden Clients, Caregivers, and Bereaved members (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…)


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…)


Guided Imagery and Music (GIM) is a form of therapy in which music and imagery experiences activate inner reflection, memories, and feelings, to promote mental and spiritual wellbeing and health. While listening to selected music in a relaxed state, group participants express the imagery as it comes to mind through a creative process, such as (more…)


Develop your sense of place—become more perceptive of your relationship with nature, creativity & your place in time. This 10-week program, comprised of weekly newsletters and Zoom sessions, explores several themes around nature:           Connecting,         Awakening the Senses         Relationship         Reciprocity         Exploring Our Creative Spirit Nadine will guide participants through a series (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…)


This group will explore ways to connect to and free our authentic voice through music therapy and sound healing techniques, including toning, vocal improvisation, mantra, medicine melodies, chanting, songwriting, and singing familiar songs. We will awaken to the power of our voices as instruments of healing and use our voices in ways that can help (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…)


Have you ever experienced being so immersed in a creative activity that you’ve lost track of time? This happens because creative activities such as art-making, crafting, or gardening ease us into a state of mindfulness by enhancing our capacity for focus, concentration, inner peace, and calm.  Regularly spending time in a mindful state has been (more…)


Catherine (Cathy) Ricketson, LCSW is the facilitator for the Caregiver Support Group program. The group meets to help caregivers navigate the many challenges of caring for a loved one and taking care of themselves at the same time. Group topics include understanding the role of the caregiver, building a support network, and gaining self-confidence in (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…)


This support group will provide attendees the opportunity to share and process their grief and connect with others. This group meets twice a month.  All Support Groups are held via Zoom until further notice. Led by Marcia Lewin-Berlin, LICSW 2nd & 4th Tuesdays, 3:30-5:00pm A New Client Visit must be completed with one of our (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…)


A 6-week group dedicated to learning the “relaxation response”- shifting your body and mind out of a chronic state of inflammatory stress.  Develop an individualized, dedicated meditation practice, and engage in psycho-educational exercises.  Participants are encouraged to commit to the entire 6-week program. All classes are held via Zoom. Free Program for Healing Garden Clients (more…)


Vocal Yoga®   Led by Sudha Subbaraman, Vocal Coach and Vocal Yoga Instructor  Vocal Yoga® uses completely accessible Yoga poses and warmups by incorporating breathing, sounding, and voicing into the poses, and works the whole body, mind, and spirit.  With Vocal Yoga®, we learn to be an instrument, filling our body with vibration from sounds, and releasing any blocks (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 1st & 3rd Fridays (more…)


How can you build a better relationship with change in your life?  Change is inevitable, so working on our relationship to change can improve our overall well-being.  How can we cultivate ways to stay fluid, connected, accepting, and balanced, even in the face of unexpected or unwanted change?  We will explore this through the use (more…)


If viewing on a cell phone turn your phone to landscape view Enjoy a cozy afternoon of songs, stories, and fun with Massachusetts’ own Elizabeth Lorrey. Pour your favorite beverage, grab some snacks, and prepare to be serenaded by “one of the most pure and warm voices I have ever heard…” according to Jennifer Russo (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…)

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