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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…)

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…)

Haiku, short poems that originated in Japan, help us celebrate the extraordinary in the ordinary. Paying attention to the “haiku moments” in our lives can help us access our awe and wonder in the world. Writing haiku can become a practice of gratitude. Join award-winning haiku poet and teacher Brad Bennett for an introduction to (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…)

Doodling in this way is relaxing, and playful, and activates the right side of our brains which taps into our imagination and intuition. Using markers, colored pencils, or whatever you have on hand at home, Nadine will lead participants through creating a variety of nature and holiday-themed doodles that can be made into cards and (more…)

Heather will lead the class in making a festive winter-themed arrangement.  All materials will be provided, and you will take your creation home. Led by Heather Knowles, Part-Time Flower Arranger, Healing Garden Client Free program. $10 Optional Donation. Open to Healing Garden clients. This program will meet at the Healing Garden. This program is supported (more…)

During this 2-session workshop, we’ll discover how immersing ourselves in the creative process can lift our spirits, relax us, and even help us to see our world in a new way.  Using free-flowing watercolors, tactile fiber papers, and other creative mediums, Debra will lead participants through the creation of a personal wind blessing (positivity banner).  (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 well-being 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…)

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. No experience is required. Will provide instruction in these crafts as well. Thursdays, 1:00-2:30 pm, Free Drop-In Program ~ Healing Garden Clients Only Hybrid (more…)

Some experiences are hard to put into words, particularly the cancer experience. Smartphone photography is a simple and accessible form of visual artmaking, which can foster personal expression, growth, connection, and healing. Constructing photographs can put us in closer contact with nature, others, and ourselves, while crafting and editing photos can connect us to creativity (more…)

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