Calendar

Calendar

Check out our upcoming events and classes

Here’s our PDF version of the May calendar.


Please note that the above PDF version is subject to change. Please RSVP via our online system here, or call 416-214-9898, or email rsvp@gildasclubtoronto.org to register.
RSVP to programs as a member is essential to guarantee attendance.

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
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Yoga 10:00 am
Yoga
May 1 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
These classes include: a gentle flow linking conscious breath with movement, restorative poses & guided meditation.
2
Transitions: From Recovery to Wellness 4:00 pm
Transitions: From Recovery to Wellness
May 2 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm
A support group for members who have completed treatment, and are looking for new skills, and strategies for re-integrating into a new sense of normal. *Please note that Transitions is a support group and therefore requires a meeting with Program staff prior to your first attendance.
Friends & Family Support Group 6:30 pm
Friends & Family Support Group
May 2 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
For friends and family of someone living with cancer. Weekly attendance is required. *Please note that Friends and Family is a support group and therefore requires a meeting with Program staff prior to your first attendance.
Introduction to Photographic Storytelling 6:30 pm
Introduction to Photographic Storytelling
May 2 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Explore the creative possibilities of digital photography for sharing your stories and your vision of the world. In this hands-on workshop, participants will delve into the aesthetic and technical aspects of using photography as a tool for creativity and self-expression. Learn the basics of how to compose and shoot photographs that capture those decisive moments[...]
Kids Talk Out 6:30 pm
Kids Talk Out
May 2 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Kids Talk Out is for children who currently have someone in their life who has cancer. Kid’s Talk Out aims to reach young people living with cancer in the family by offering an adult-led peer support program for children ages 4 to 12. Using a variety of art activities, engaging games and activities, children are[...]
Living with Cancer Support Group 6:30 pm
Living with Cancer Support Group
May 2 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
For people living with cancer, from newly diagnosed up to 18 months post-treatment. Weekly attendance is required. *Please note that Living with Cancer is a support group and therefore requires a meeting with Program staff prior to your first attendance.
Teens Filming Ourselves 6:30 pm
Teens Filming Ourselves
May 2 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Join Raymund, Facundo, and Amy for Gilda’s Club Greater Toronto’s Filming Ourselves adventure!! Filming Ourselves is a unique multi- faceted digital storytelling experience for teens whose lives have been touched by cancer to promote creativity, self confidence, self expression and peer support. This 6-month program culminates in a spectacular showcase at the end of June.[...]
3
Core Strength 10:45 am
Core Strength
May 3 @ 10:45 am – 11:45 am
Strengthening your core is a great way to improve posture, reduce back pain, and increase self-confidence. This fitness class will include strengthening moves that focus on creating muscle balance in your midsection, stretches that help to improve your posture and reduce tension, and relaxation to ease stress. Brigid Dineen is a fitness trainer, yoga teacher[...]
Conversation and Presentation Skills 10:00 am
Conversation and Presentation Skills
May 3 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
We believe people can influence one another. We believe that self expression is powerful. We believe that we can become great speakers, in our own way. By practicing together. By learning together. We can grow together. Together, we can improve our communication skills! We are all speakers. Join Ray, a fellow member of Gilda’s Club[...]
Yoga Therapy 2:00 pm
Yoga Therapy
May 3 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Yoga Therapy is working with individuals to devise a home yoga practice geared to the students specific circumstance. This format works especially well when it is paired with a weekly group class for all participants.  The class offers everyone an opportunity to receive support while they work on their own practice.  I leave time at[...]
Memoir Writing 3:00 pm
Memoir Writing
May 3 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Learn how to write from the heart using memories of your life and your passion to create meaningful stories.
Book Club 6:00 pm
Book Club
May 3 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
  Join us for a selected read each month!   PLEASE ASK FOR BOOK AT RECEPTION
Flex & Flow 6:00 pm
Flex & Flow
May 3 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Increase whole body strength, stability and flexibility to move with more ease. Using a series of effective stretching, strengthening and mindfulness exercises to improve posture and make you stronger from the top of your spine to the tip of your toes. We’ll move from balance work standing to exercise on the ground. Class is suitable[...]
4
20s & 30s Support Group 6:30 pm
20s & 30s Support Group
May 4 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
For adults in their 20s & 30s living with cancer, an opportunity to share experiences & discuss topics such as dating, sex, education, employment, career, spirituality, the healthcare system, fertility, parenting, clinical trials & alternative medicine. Bi-weekly attendance is required. *Please note that 20s & 30s is a support group and therefore requires a meeting[...]
Adult Bereavement 6:30 pm
Adult Bereavement
May 4 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Share your experiences with others who have lost a friend or family member to cancer. Weekly attendance for the 10 week series is required. *Please note that Adult Bereavement is a support group and therefore requires a meeting with Program staff prior to your first attendance.
Kids Grieve Too 6:30 pm
Kids Grieve Too
May 4 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Kids Grieve Too is a weekly adult led peer support group which aims to provide kids ages 4-12 who are remembering someone who has died of cancer, a chance to talk with other kids about cancer and death and how it has affected them and their family. Using a variety of activities, children are able[...]
Zumba 6:30 pm
Zumba
May 4 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Zumba is described as an effortless, fun workout where you can lose yourself in the music and find yourself in shape at the original dance-fitness party. This low-impact Zumba® class will feature exotic rhythms set to Latin and international beats. It’s easy to do, effective and totally exhilarating. This class will be taught by Carolyne,[...]
5
Mindfulness Meditation 11:00 am
Mindfulness Meditation
May 5 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm
Please join us for an introduction to mindfulness practices. Mindfulness is used in many business, health and sports arenas to help us create focus and balance, and reduce stress and worry. Mindfulness training is about learning to come into the present moment in a compassionate and kind way, and helps us to find ways to[...]
Chair Yoga 1:15 pm
Chair Yoga
May 5 @ 1:15 pm – 2:15 pm
Join this eclectic yoga class that blends gentle yoga postures with the breath, chair yoga dance and culminates in deep relaxation. During the deep relaxation, you will go on a journey and arise refreshed, calm and serene. Please bring a tie, blanket and pillow to each class. Classes will be led by Bobbi Greenberg, a[...]
Stretch, Tone & Energize 3:00 pm
Stretch, Tone & Energize
May 5 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
This class uses various modalities including yoga, Chi-Kung, Pilates and more to help you feel your best!
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Yoga 10:00 am
Yoga
May 8 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
These classes include: a gentle flow linking conscious breath with movement, restorative poses & guided meditation.
Motion Reflexion with Anne Sophie Roy 11:30 am
Motion Reflexion with Anne Sophie Roy
May 8 @ 11:30 am – 12:30 pm
 
9
Transitions: From Recovery to Wellness 4:00 pm
Transitions: From Recovery to Wellness
May 9 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm
A support group for members who have completed treatment, and are looking for new skills, and strategies for re-integrating into a new sense of normal. *Please note that Transitions is a support group and therefore requires a meeting with Program staff prior to your first attendance.
Friends & Family Support Group 6:30 pm
Friends & Family Support Group
May 9 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
For friends and family of someone living with cancer. Weekly attendance is required. *Please note that Friends and Family is a support group and therefore requires a meeting with Program staff prior to your first attendance.
Introduction to Photographic Storytelling 6:30 pm
Introduction to Photographic Storytelling
May 9 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Explore the creative possibilities of digital photography for sharing your stories and your vision of the world. In this hands-on workshop, participants will delve into the aesthetic and technical aspects of using photography as a tool for creativity and self-expression. Learn the basics of how to compose and shoot photographs that capture those decisive moments[...]
Kids Talk Out 6:30 pm
Kids Talk Out
May 9 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Kids Talk Out is for children who currently have someone in their life who has cancer. Kid’s Talk Out aims to reach young people living with cancer in the family by offering an adult-led peer support program for children ages 4 to 12. Using a variety of art activities, engaging games and activities, children are[...]
Living with Cancer Support Group 6:30 pm
Living with Cancer Support Group
May 9 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
For people living with cancer, from newly diagnosed up to 18 months post-treatment. Weekly attendance is required. *Please note that Living with Cancer is a support group and therefore requires a meeting with Program staff prior to your first attendance.
Teens Filming Ourselves 6:30 pm
Teens Filming Ourselves
May 9 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Join Raymund, Facundo, and Amy for Gilda’s Club Greater Toronto’s Filming Ourselves adventure!! Filming Ourselves is a unique multi- faceted digital storytelling experience for teens whose lives have been touched by cancer to promote creativity, self confidence, self expression and peer support. This 6-month program culminates in a spectacular showcase at the end of June.[...]
10
Core Strength 10:45 am
Core Strength
May 10 @ 10:45 am – 11:45 am
Strengthening your core is a great way to improve posture, reduce back pain, and increase self-confidence. This fitness class will include strengthening moves that focus on creating muscle balance in your midsection, stretches that help to improve your posture and reduce tension, and relaxation to ease stress. Brigid Dineen is a fitness trainer, yoga teacher[...]
Conversation and Presentation Skills 10:00 am
Conversation and Presentation Skills
May 10 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
We believe people can influence one another. We believe that self expression is powerful. We believe that we can become great speakers, in our own way. By practicing together. By learning together. We can grow together. Together, we can improve our communication skills! We are all speakers. Join Ray, a fellow member of Gilda’s Club[...]
Back to Work Lunch and Learn 12:00 pm
Back to Work Lunch and Learn
May 10 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Planning to return to work? Learn all about FREE employment services provided by Employment Ontario – including access to employment advisors, pre-employment workshops, resources and on-the-job training. Facilitated by Dalreen Soares, Marketing & Community Relations Officer and Lyubica Orbovic, Job Developer of St. Stephen’s Community House’s Employment & Training Centre.
Motion Reflexion with Anne Sophie Roy 1:00 pm
Motion Reflexion with Anne Sophie Roy
May 10 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
 
Yoga Therapy 2:00 pm
Yoga Therapy
May 10 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Yoga Therapy is working with individuals to devise a home yoga practice geared to the students specific circumstance. This format works especially well when it is paired with a weekly group class for all participants.  The class offers everyone an opportunity to receive support while they work on their own practice.  I leave time at[...]
Memoir Writing 3:00 pm
Memoir Writing
May 10 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Learn how to write from the heart using memories of your life and your passion to create meaningful stories.
Book Club 6:00 pm
Book Club
May 10 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
  Join us for a selected read each month!   PLEASE ASK FOR BOOK AT RECEPTION
Flex & Flow 6:00 pm
Flex & Flow
May 10 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Increase whole body strength, stability and flexibility to move with more ease. Using a series of effective stretching, strengthening and mindfulness exercises to improve posture and make you stronger from the top of your spine to the tip of your toes. We’ll move from balance work standing to exercise on the ground. Class is suitable[...]
11
Therapeutic Touch Practice: Graduate Course 1:00 pm
Therapeutic Touch Practice: Graduate Course
May 11 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
In the Therapeutic Touch Practice Group, members who have studied this modality have an opportunity to continue learning how to use it. They’ll also be able to both give and receive a session with supervision and feedback. Sophia Zoe, a Recognized Practitioner with the Therapeutic Touch Network of Ontario and a long time colleague of[...]
Motion Reflexion with Anne Sophie Roy 1:00 pm
Motion Reflexion with Anne Sophie Roy
May 11 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
 
Therapeutic Touch Practice Group 1:00 pm
Therapeutic Touch Practice Group
May 11 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Members of Crystal Hawk’s Therapeutic Touch for Self Care workshop at Gilda’s get a chance to practice the skills they’ve learned during her classes.
Emotional Freedom Technique 3:00 pm
Emotional Freedom Technique
May 11 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
EFT (Emotional Focused Therapy or Emotional Freedom Techniques) is a simple easy to learn & use system in which you tap on meridian points on your face & upper body with your own fingers to eliminate many negative elements in your life like anxiety, fear, the shock of your cancer diagnosis & even chronic pain.[...]
Adult Bereavement 6:30 pm
Adult Bereavement
May 11 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Share your experiences with others who have lost a friend or family member to cancer. Weekly attendance for the 10 week series is required. *Please note that Adult Bereavement is a support group and therefore requires a meeting with Program staff prior to your first attendance.
Kids Grieve Too 6:30 pm
Kids Grieve Too
May 11 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Kids Grieve Too is a weekly adult led peer support group which aims to provide kids ages 4-12 who are remembering someone who has died of cancer, a chance to talk with other kids about cancer and death and how it has affected them and their family. Using a variety of activities, children are able[...]
Zumba 6:30 pm
Zumba
May 11 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Zumba is described as an effortless, fun workout where you can lose yourself in the music and find yourself in shape at the original dance-fitness party. This low-impact Zumba® class will feature exotic rhythms set to Latin and international beats. It’s easy to do, effective and totally exhilarating. This class will be taught by Carolyne,[...]
12
Mindfulness Meditation 11:00 am
Mindfulness Meditation
May 12 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm
Please join us for an introduction to mindfulness practices. Mindfulness is used in many business, health and sports arenas to help us create focus and balance, and reduce stress and worry. Mindfulness training is about learning to come into the present moment in a compassionate and kind way, and helps us to find ways to[...]
Chair Yoga 1:15 pm
Chair Yoga
May 12 @ 1:15 pm – 2:15 pm
Join this eclectic yoga class that blends gentle yoga postures with the breath, chair yoga dance and culminates in deep relaxation. During the deep relaxation, you will go on a journey and arise refreshed, calm and serene. Please bring a tie, blanket and pillow to each class. Classes will be led by Bobbi Greenberg, a[...]
Stretch, Tone & Energize 3:00 pm
Stretch, Tone & Energize
May 12 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
This class uses various modalities including yoga, Chi-Kung, Pilates and more to help you feel your best!
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Yoga 10:00 am
Yoga
May 15 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
These classes include: a gentle flow linking conscious breath with movement, restorative poses & guided meditation.
Motion Reflexion with Anne Sophie Roy 11:30 am
Motion Reflexion with Anne Sophie Roy
May 15 @ 11:30 am – 12:30 pm
 
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Transitions: From Recovery to Wellness 4:00 pm
Transitions: From Recovery to Wellness
May 16 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm
A support group for members who have completed treatment, and are looking for new skills, and strategies for re-integrating into a new sense of normal. *Please note that Transitions is a support group and therefore requires a meeting with Program staff prior to your first attendance.
Friends & Family Support Group 6:30 pm
Friends & Family Support Group
May 16 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
For friends and family of someone living with cancer. Weekly attendance is required. *Please note that Friends and Family is a support group and therefore requires a meeting with Program staff prior to your first attendance.
GCGT Choir 6:30 pm
GCGT Choir
May 16 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Like to sing in the shower? Want to be part of a choir? Join us in harmony, no experience (or soap) necessary! Co-directors Sondra and Anne can’t wait to share the fun of letting spirits soar together in song.
Kids Talk Out 6:30 pm
Kids Talk Out
May 16 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Kids Talk Out is for children who currently have someone in their life who has cancer. Kid’s Talk Out aims to reach young people living with cancer in the family by offering an adult-led peer support program for children ages 4 to 12. Using a variety of art activities, engaging games and activities, children are[...]
Living with Cancer Support Group 6:30 pm
Living with Cancer Support Group
May 16 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
For people living with cancer, from newly diagnosed up to 18 months post-treatment. Weekly attendance is required. *Please note that Living with Cancer is a support group and therefore requires a meeting with Program staff prior to your first attendance.
Teens Filming Ourselves 6:30 pm
Teens Filming Ourselves
May 16 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Join Raymund, Facundo, and Amy for Gilda’s Club Greater Toronto’s Filming Ourselves adventure!! Filming Ourselves is a unique multi- faceted digital storytelling experience for teens whose lives have been touched by cancer to promote creativity, self confidence, self expression and peer support. This 6-month program culminates in a spectacular showcase at the end of June.[...]
17
Core Strength 10:45 am
Core Strength
May 17 @ 10:45 am – 11:45 am
Strengthening your core is a great way to improve posture, reduce back pain, and increase self-confidence. This fitness class will include strengthening moves that focus on creating muscle balance in your midsection, stretches that help to improve your posture and reduce tension, and relaxation to ease stress. Brigid Dineen is a fitness trainer, yoga teacher[...]
Conversation and Presentation Skills 10:00 am
Conversation and Presentation Skills
May 17 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
We believe people can influence one another. We believe that self expression is powerful. We believe that we can become great speakers, in our own way. By practicing together. By learning together. We can grow together. Together, we can improve our communication skills! We are all speakers. Join Ray, a fellow member of Gilda’s Club[...]
Financial Planning Tips and Strategies When Facing an Illness 12:00 pm
Motion Reflexion with Anne Sophie Roy 1:00 pm
Motion Reflexion with Anne Sophie Roy
May 17 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
 
Yoga Therapy 2:00 pm
Yoga Therapy
May 17 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Yoga Therapy is working with individuals to devise a home yoga practice geared to the students specific circumstance. This format works especially well when it is paired with a weekly group class for all participants.  The class offers everyone an opportunity to receive support while they work on their own practice.  I leave time at[...]
Memoir Writing 3:00 pm
Memoir Writing
May 17 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Learn how to write from the heart using memories of your life and your passion to create meaningful stories.
Book Club 6:00 pm
Book Club
May 17 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
  Join us for a selected read each month!   PLEASE ASK FOR BOOK AT RECEPTION
What is Cancer Care Ontario? 6:00 pm
What is Cancer Care Ontario?
May 17 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
This talk will walk members through the structure and mandate of CCO and provide an overview of the Person-Centred Care programming. We will showcase opportunities to work with CCO to improve the Quality of Life and Patient Experience of patients and caregivers living with and beyond cancer.
18
Yoga 10:00 am
Yoga
May 18 @ 10:00 am – 11:15 am
Experience how conscious and focused breathing helps open the body and calm the mind as you move from one posture to the next. These classes may also include conscious breathing and guided meditation. ‘When the breath is steady, the mind is steady’.
Emotional Freedom Technique 3:00 pm
Emotional Freedom Technique
May 18 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
EFT (Emotional Focused Therapy or Emotional Freedom Techniques) is a simple easy to learn & use system in which you tap on meridian points on your face & upper body with your own fingers to eliminate many negative elements in your life like anxiety, fear, the shock of your cancer diagnosis & even chronic pain.[...]
20s & 30s Support Group 6:30 pm
20s & 30s Support Group
May 18 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
For adults in their 20s & 30s living with cancer, an opportunity to share experiences & discuss topics such as dating, sex, education, employment, career, spirituality, the healthcare system, fertility, parenting, clinical trials & alternative medicine. Bi-weekly attendance is required. *Please note that 20s & 30s is a support group and therefore requires a meeting[...]
Adult Bereavement 6:30 pm
Adult Bereavement
May 18 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Share your experiences with others who have lost a friend or family member to cancer. Weekly attendance for the 10 week series is required. *Please note that Adult Bereavement is a support group and therefore requires a meeting with Program staff prior to your first attendance.
Kids Grieve Too 6:30 pm
Kids Grieve Too
May 18 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Kids Grieve Too is a weekly adult led peer support group which aims to provide kids ages 4-12 who are remembering someone who has died of cancer, a chance to talk with other kids about cancer and death and how it has affected them and their family. Using a variety of activities, children are able[...]
Zumba 6:30 pm
Zumba
May 18 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Zumba is described as an effortless, fun workout where you can lose yourself in the music and find yourself in shape at the original dance-fitness party. This low-impact Zumba® class will feature exotic rhythms set to Latin and international beats. It’s easy to do, effective and totally exhilarating. This class will be taught by Carolyne,[...]
19
Mindfulness Meditation 11:00 am
Mindfulness Meditation
May 19 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm
Please join us for an introduction to mindfulness practices. Mindfulness is used in many business, health and sports arenas to help us create focus and balance, and reduce stress and worry. Mindfulness training is about learning to come into the present moment in a compassionate and kind way, and helps us to find ways to[...]
Chair Yoga 1:15 pm
Chair Yoga
May 19 @ 1:15 pm – 2:15 pm
Join this eclectic yoga class that blends gentle yoga postures with the breath, chair yoga dance and culminates in deep relaxation. During the deep relaxation, you will go on a journey and arise refreshed, calm and serene. Please bring a tie, blanket and pillow to each class. Classes will be led by Bobbi Greenberg, a[...]
Stretch, Tone & Energize 3:00 pm
Stretch, Tone & Energize
May 19 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
This class uses various modalities including yoga, Chi-Kung, Pilates and more to help you feel your best!
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Transitions: From Recovery to Wellness 4:00 pm
Transitions: From Recovery to Wellness
May 23 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm
A support group for members who have completed treatment, and are looking for new skills, and strategies for re-integrating into a new sense of normal. *Please note that Transitions is a support group and therefore requires a meeting with Program staff prior to your first attendance.
Friends & Family Support Group 6:30 pm
Friends & Family Support Group
May 23 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
For friends and family of someone living with cancer. Weekly attendance is required. *Please note that Friends and Family is a support group and therefore requires a meeting with Program staff prior to your first attendance.
Kids Talk Out 6:30 pm
Kids Talk Out
May 23 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Kids Talk Out is for children who currently have someone in their life who has cancer. Kid’s Talk Out aims to reach young people living with cancer in the family by offering an adult-led peer support program for children ages 4 to 12. Using a variety of art activities, engaging games and activities, children are[...]
Living with Cancer Support Group 6:30 pm
Living with Cancer Support Group
May 23 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
For people living with cancer, from newly diagnosed up to 18 months post-treatment. Weekly attendance is required. *Please note that Living with Cancer is a support group and therefore requires a meeting with Program staff prior to your first attendance.
Teens Filming Ourselves 6:30 pm
Teens Filming Ourselves
May 23 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Join Raymund, Facundo, and Amy for Gilda’s Club Greater Toronto’s Filming Ourselves adventure!! Filming Ourselves is a unique multi- faceted digital storytelling experience for teens whose lives have been touched by cancer to promote creativity, self confidence, self expression and peer support. This 6-month program culminates in a spectacular showcase at the end of June.[...]
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Core Strength 10:45 am
Core Strength
May 24 @ 10:45 am – 11:45 am
Strengthening your core is a great way to improve posture, reduce back pain, and increase self-confidence. This fitness class will include strengthening moves that focus on creating muscle balance in your midsection, stretches that help to improve your posture and reduce tension, and relaxation to ease stress. Brigid Dineen is a fitness trainer, yoga teacher[...]
Conversation and Presentation Skills 10:00 am
Conversation and Presentation Skills
May 24 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
We believe people can influence one another. We believe that self expression is powerful. We believe that we can become great speakers, in our own way. By practicing together. By learning together. We can grow together. Together, we can improve our communication skills! We are all speakers. Join Ray, a fellow member of Gilda’s Club[...]
Motion Reflexion with Anne Sophie Roy 1:00 pm
Motion Reflexion with Anne Sophie Roy
May 24 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
 
Yoga Therapy 2:00 pm
Yoga Therapy
May 24 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Yoga Therapy is working with individuals to devise a home yoga practice geared to the students specific circumstance. This format works especially well when it is paired with a weekly group class for all participants.  The class offers everyone an opportunity to receive support while they work on their own practice.  I leave time at[...]
Memoir Writing 3:00 pm
Memoir Writing
May 24 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Learn how to write from the heart using memories of your life and your passion to create meaningful stories.
Book Club 6:00 pm
Book Club
May 24 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
  Join us for a selected read each month!   PLEASE ASK FOR BOOK AT RECEPTION
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Yoga 10:00 am
Yoga
May 25 @ 10:00 am – 11:15 am
Experience how conscious and focused breathing helps open the body and calm the mind as you move from one posture to the next. These classes may also include conscious breathing and guided meditation. ‘When the breath is steady, the mind is steady’.
Emotional Freedom Technique 3:00 pm
Emotional Freedom Technique
May 25 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
EFT (Emotional Focused Therapy or Emotional Freedom Techniques) is a simple easy to learn & use system in which you tap on meridian points on your face & upper body with your own fingers to eliminate many negative elements in your life like anxiety, fear, the shock of your cancer diagnosis & even chronic pain.[...]
Adult Bereavement 6:30 pm
Adult Bereavement
May 25 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Share your experiences with others who have lost a friend or family member to cancer. Weekly attendance for the 10 week series is required. *Please note that Adult Bereavement is a support group and therefore requires a meeting with Program staff prior to your first attendance.
Kids Grieve Too 6:30 pm
Kids Grieve Too
May 25 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Kids Grieve Too is a weekly adult led peer support group which aims to provide kids ages 4-12 who are remembering someone who has died of cancer, a chance to talk with other kids about cancer and death and how it has affected them and their family. Using a variety of activities, children are able[...]
Zumba 6:30 pm
Zumba
May 25 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Zumba is described as an effortless, fun workout where you can lose yourself in the music and find yourself in shape at the original dance-fitness party. This low-impact Zumba® class will feature exotic rhythms set to Latin and international beats. It’s easy to do, effective and totally exhilarating. This class will be taught by Carolyne,[...]
26
Mindfulness Meditation 11:00 am
Mindfulness Meditation
May 26 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm
Please join us for an introduction to mindfulness practices. Mindfulness is used in many business, health and sports arenas to help us create focus and balance, and reduce stress and worry. Mindfulness training is about learning to come into the present moment in a compassionate and kind way, and helps us to find ways to[...]
Chair Yoga 1:15 pm
Chair Yoga
May 26 @ 1:15 pm – 2:15 pm
Join this eclectic yoga class that blends gentle yoga postures with the breath, chair yoga dance and culminates in deep relaxation. During the deep relaxation, you will go on a journey and arise refreshed, calm and serene. Please bring a tie, blanket and pillow to each class. Classes will be led by Bobbi Greenberg, a[...]
Stretch, Tone & Energize 3:00 pm
Stretch, Tone & Energize
May 26 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
This class uses various modalities including yoga, Chi-Kung, Pilates and more to help you feel your best!
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Yoga 10:00 am
Yoga
May 29 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
These classes include: a gentle flow linking conscious breath with movement, restorative poses & guided meditation.
Movie Monday: Tig 1:00 pm
Movie Monday: Tig
May 29 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Join us for a selection of movies.  Cozy up in our Wellness 1 room with a blanket and enjoy! Tig After comic Tig Notaro is diagnosed with stage II breast cancer, she creates a poignant stand-up set that becomes legendary overnight.
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Transitions: From Recovery to Wellness 4:00 pm
Transitions: From Recovery to Wellness
May 30 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm
A support group for members who have completed treatment, and are looking for new skills, and strategies for re-integrating into a new sense of normal. *Please note that Transitions is a support group and therefore requires a meeting with Program staff prior to your first attendance.
Friends & Family Support Group 6:30 pm
Friends & Family Support Group
May 30 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
For friends and family of someone living with cancer. Weekly attendance is required. *Please note that Friends and Family is a support group and therefore requires a meeting with Program staff prior to your first attendance.
Kids Talk Out 6:30 pm
Kids Talk Out
May 30 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Kids Talk Out is for children who currently have someone in their life who has cancer. Kid’s Talk Out aims to reach young people living with cancer in the family by offering an adult-led peer support program for children ages 4 to 12. Using a variety of art activities, engaging games and activities, children are[...]
Living with Cancer Support Group 6:30 pm
Living with Cancer Support Group
May 30 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
For people living with cancer, from newly diagnosed up to 18 months post-treatment. Weekly attendance is required. *Please note that Living with Cancer is a support group and therefore requires a meeting with Program staff prior to your first attendance.
Teens Filming Ourselves 6:30 pm
Teens Filming Ourselves
May 30 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Join Raymund, Facundo, and Amy for Gilda’s Club Greater Toronto’s Filming Ourselves adventure!! Filming Ourselves is a unique multi- faceted digital storytelling experience for teens whose lives have been touched by cancer to promote creativity, self confidence, self expression and peer support. This 6-month program culminates in a spectacular showcase at the end of June.[...]
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Core Strength 10:45 am
Core Strength
May 31 @ 10:45 am – 11:45 am
Strengthening your core is a great way to improve posture, reduce back pain, and increase self-confidence. This fitness class will include strengthening moves that focus on creating muscle balance in your midsection, stretches that help to improve your posture and reduce tension, and relaxation to ease stress. Brigid Dineen is a fitness trainer, yoga teacher[...]
Yoga Therapy 2:00 pm
Yoga Therapy
May 31 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Yoga Therapy is working with individuals to devise a home yoga practice geared to the students specific circumstance. This format works especially well when it is paired with a weekly group class for all participants.  The class offers everyone an opportunity to receive support while they work on their own practice.  I leave time at[...]
Memoir Writing 3:00 pm
Memoir Writing
May 31 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Learn how to write from the heart using memories of your life and your passion to create meaningful stories.
Book Club 6:00 pm
Book Club
May 31 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
  Join us for a selected read each month!   PLEASE ASK FOR BOOK AT RECEPTION
Discovering the Power of Meditation 7:00 pm
Discovering the Power of Meditation
May 31 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Learn how to discover your true self through this guided meditation session. This class will not consist of physical yoga, but rather meditation, visualization and the body scanning technique. The technique is very simple and easy to follow, and is great for beginners or those unable to do a wide range of yoga poses