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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…)

Connect with other crafters. Learn the benefits of creating and relaxing while chatting with others. All types of needlework and other fiber crafts are welcome including crochet, embroidery, sewing, weaving, etc. Thursdays, 1:00-2:30 pm, Free Drop-In Program ~ Healing Garden Clients Only Hybrid Program- Clients are welcome to join via Zoom or come to the (more…)

Join us in this virtual drop-in music therapy program as we engage in music listening and explore ways to use the voice as an instrument of healing through music therapy and sound healing techniques. No prior musical training is necessary to engage in music therapy. Open to Clients, Caregivers & Bereaved.  The group will meet (more…)

This bi-weekly music therapy support group explores ways to use your voice as an instrument of healing through music therapy and sound healing techniques. Experience how music and sound can help those navigating cancer with pain management, reduce stress and anxiety, increase energy and mental clarity, improve mood, decrease feelings of isolation, and promote emotional transformation and (more…)

Have you ever experienced being so immersed in creative activity that you’ve lost track of time?  This happens because creative activities such as art making, crafting, or gardening can ease us into a meditative state by enhancing our capacity for focus, concentration, inner peace, and calm. This workshop uses process-focused creativity to explore color as (more…)

Join us for a hands-on introduction to the Ancient Art of Bonsai Design. Together we will learn a brief history of Bonsai, clean and prepare a pre-bonsai stock plant, and learn how to prune, transplant, landscape, and water. Everything you need to create your very own bonsai will be provided. Open to Healing Garden clients.  (more…)

Inspired by the Japanese practice of Shinrin Yoku, Forest Bathing has been scientifically proven to boost immune strength, reduce stress, and improve cognitive functioning. But beyond these physiological changes, Forest Bathing also offers us the opportunity to deepen our relationship with the natural world. By slowing down and carefully observing with all our senses, we (more…)

Mandalas are an ancient, meditative art form used today to reach the inner self and create balance in our contemporary and often hectic world.  During this one-session workshop, we’ll explore several ways to harness the energy of mandalas to help us slow down, release tension, and nurture our body’s innate healing powers.  No previous art (more…)

Spiral symbols are seen in the ancient artifacts of many cultures.  They symbolize growth, expansion, and surrender, which our ancestors were highly connected to.  During this 2-hour Creative Mindfulness workshop, we’ll explore some of the ideas as we create our own meditative spiral drawings and consider ways to incorporate the power of spirals into our (more…)

Through all stages of grief, music therapy can be an effective medium to meet bereaved individuals wherever they are in their healing process. Music therapy can address and process complex issues surrounding bereavement and the pain of loss, while also offering opportunities for strengthening coping resources, creative and emotional expression, to improve mood, and engage (more…)

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