Mind / Body Classes

Attendance at an orientation is required.  Classes are weekly and held at the Beaumont House in Bethesda unless indicated otherwise.  Please RSVP when indicated.  Comfortable clothing and physician approval recommended.  All of our Mind/Body Classes are for those age 18 and over.

 

 

Weekly Classes

Gentle Yoga

Mondays, 10 - 11 a.m. and 11:15 a.m. - 12:15 p.m., led by Amy Morrison, RYT-200
Wednesdays, 10 - 11 a.m. and 11:15 a.m. - 12:15 p.m., led by Amy Morrison, RYT-200
 
Gentle Yoga - Landover Facility
Tuesdays, 12-1 p.m., led by Delana Oliver, RYT
 
These classes combine stretching, breathing, and relaxation exercises to help improve muscle tone, aid in stress management, and promote a sense of well-being.

 

Pink Ribbon Pilates

Mondays, 12:30 - 1:30 p.m., led by Ann Hallman, Certified Pink Ribbon Pilates Instructor
Wednesdays, 12:30 - 1:30 p.m., led by Jill Studley, Certified Pink Ribbon Pilates Instructor
 
Pink Ribbon Pilates - Landover Facility
Thursdays, 12 - 1 p.m., led by Johnnette Armstrong, Certified Pink Ribbon Pilates Instructor

This class is designed for cancer survivors. Healthy lifestyle and positive body image are part of the experience as participants are challenged to regain strength and mobility.

 
Inner Peace & Healing
Tuesdays, 10 a.m. - 11 a.m.

While living with cancer, inner resources are often depleted.  Join energy healer Afie Lattimer as she provides information, insights, and exercises to increase a sense of inner peace and personal empowerment.

 

Tai Chi
Tuesdays, 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Tai Chi is an ancient Chinese martial art that is practiced as a system of exercise, and that consists of a series of postures performed slowly and continuously with relaxed abdominal breathing.  It is sometimes called moving meditation and it can be practiced without any special equipment.  It's sure to help with joint flexibility, balance and calming the mind. Facilitated by Katheryn Yasuoka, who has practiced the Yang style short form since 1975. 

 

Knitting, Stitch & Chat
Fridays, 10 - 11 a.m.

Kathryn Winsberg, with 42 years  of knitting experience and endless patience, leads this weekly group. In addition to knitting, lovers of all forms of stitch craft and handiwork are welcome to attend. Experience is not required.

 

Strength & Balance
Fridays, 10 - 11 a.m.

Kym Sevilla, Certified Medical Exercise Specialist, will lead you in an unique exercise class designed to improve your strength, balance and posture, as well as your sense of well-being!  All levels of fitness are welcome. Chairs available.
 

 

bi-monthly classes


Expressive Art
2nd and 4th Wednesdays, 1:30-3:00 p.m.

Facilitator Judy Goldstein provides new opportunities every month for participants to express themselves through art.  No art experience necessary.

 

Guided Mindful Meditation
2nd & 4th Fridays, 11:30 a.m.-12:30 pm

May Benatar, PhD, LCSW-C leads this weekly group.  Modern science has confirmed that a meditation practice actually changes the brain, strengthens immunity, reduces anxiety, and lowers blood pressure.  Join May and learn the skill that once acquired will benefit you in mind, body and spirit.

 

Relaxation & Tranquility 
1st & 3rd Friday of each month, 11:30 - 12:30 p.m.

Let your body feel relaxation and your mind experience tranquility.  Led by Larry Bricker, M.Ed. & Reiki Master, you will learn techniques to minimize pain, reduce stress and increase feelings of wellness.  

 

Monthly Classes

Katy's Book Club
1st Wednesday of each month, 2-3 p.m.

Facilitated by Marlene Hayman, this group will read and discuss books recommended by participants. 

 
Hypnosis for Symptom Reduction
1st Thursday of each month, 10:30 - 11:30 a.m.
2nd Thursday of the each month, 10:30 - 11:30 (Landover)

Hypnosis has been shown to decrease pain, anxiety and stress as well as other symptoms related to cancer treatment.  Certified hypnotherapist Don Pelles will teach self-hypnosis techniques that will assist in the management of these symptoms.

 

Movement for Health 
4th Thursday of each month, 10:30 – 11:30 a.m.

Led by dance instructor Cynthia Word. Classes are a unique combination of seated breath work with gentle stretching movements, leading to standing balance work and ending with joyous and simple movement
through the studio, all accompanied by beautiful music.

 

For a PDF of our program calendar, click here.  

 

*Landover Office:  8401 Corporate Drive, Suite 100, Landover, MD    Phone: 240-714-4744