Calendar

Calendar

Check out our upcoming events and classes

Here’s our PDF version of the March calendar.

Here’s our PDF version of the April 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.

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Core Strength 10:45 am
Core Strength
Mar 1 @ 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
Mar 1 @ 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
Mar 1 @ 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[...]
Book Club 6:00 pm
Book Club
Mar 1 @ 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
Mar 1 @ 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[...]
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Yoga 10:00 am
Yoga
Mar 2 @ 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’.
Imagery for Healing 3:00 pm
Imagery for Healing
Mar 2 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
**Note, class begins on June 9th, not on June 2nd as advertised calendar states Imagery can help deal with stress, illness and the grind of daily life. Get immediate positive feedback by learning easy-to-do imageries and gain a sense of control over your health.
Adult Bereavement 6:30 pm
Adult Bereavement
Mar 2 @ 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.
Kids Grieve Too 6:30 pm
Kids Grieve Too
Mar 2 @ 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
Mar 2 @ 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,[...]
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Mindfulness Meditation 11:00 am
Mindfulness Meditation
Mar 3 @ 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[...]
Understanding our Thoughts, Feelings & Behaviours 1:30 pm
Understanding our Thoughts, Feelings & Behaviours
Mar 3 @ 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm
The thoughts and feelings associated with challenging situations can sometimes be difficult to cope with, especially when we are affected by cancer. This 6-week group will explore: the basics of stress and anxiety in the body, how to identify our thoughts and feelings (fear, sadness, anxiety, stress, shame), healthy and helpful coping strategies, and how[...]
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Yoga 10:00 am
Yoga
Mar 6 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
These classes include: a gentle flow linking conscious breath with movement, restorative poses & guided meditation.
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Healing Hands Clay Workshop 1:00 pm
Healing Hands Clay Workshop
Mar 7 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Would you like to get a-head in life? Be very handy? Sculpt an extra hand or two, maybe some feet that don’t ache? Have you ever painted with plasticine? Come join instructor Charlene Small and realize the benefits of working with clay to help reduce side effects ;of chemotherapy or inflammation from arthritis. Help restore[...]
Transitions: From Recovery to Wellness 4:00 pm
Transitions: From Recovery to Wellness
Mar 7 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm
For members who have completed treatment, and are looking for new skills, and strategies for re-integrating into a new sense of normal.
Pilates 5:00 pm
Pilates
Mar 7 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Pilates class is an all-level gentle workout that focuses on strengthening the core muscles of the abdominals and back, through a series of focused exercises that encourage your body to realign and correct imbalances. The result is an ease in tension, increased flexibility, and and overall ease of motion.
Friends & Family Support Group 6:30 pm
Friends & Family Support Group
Mar 7 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
For friends and family of someone living with cancer. Weekly attendance is required.
Melanoma Network Support Group 6:30 pm
Melanoma Network Support Group
Mar 7 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
A support group in partnership with Melanoma Network of Canada and Gilda’s Club Greater Toronto.
GCGT Choir 6:30 pm
GCGT Choir
Mar 7 @ 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
Mar 7 @ 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
Mar 7 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
For people living with cancer, from newly diagnosed up to 18 months post-treatment. Weekly attendance is required.
Teens Filming Ourselves 6:30 pm
Teens Filming Ourselves
Mar 7 @ 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
Mar 8 @ 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
Mar 8 @ 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[...]
AGO Art Tour 1:00 pm
AGO Art Tour
Mar 8 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Come on a guided tour of the Art Gallery of Ontario facilitated by Kimberley Whitchurch!
Motion Reflexion with Anne Sophie Roy 1:00 pm
Yoga Therapy 2:00 pm
Yoga Therapy
Mar 8 @ 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[...]
Book Club 6:00 pm
Book Club
Mar 8 @ 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
Mar 8 @ 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[...]
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Yoga 10:00 am
Yoga
Mar 9 @ 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’.
Therapeutic Touch Practice: Graduate Course 1:00 pm
Therapeutic Touch Practice: Graduate Course
Mar 9 @ 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[...]
Imagery for Healing 3:00 pm
Imagery for Healing
Mar 9 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
**Note, class begins on June 9th, not on June 2nd as advertised calendar states Imagery can help deal with stress, illness and the grind of daily life. Get immediate positive feedback by learning easy-to-do imageries and gain a sense of control over your health.
20s & 30s Support Group 6:30 pm
20s & 30s Support Group
Mar 9 @ 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.
Adult Bereavement 6:30 pm
Adult Bereavement
Mar 9 @ 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.
Kids Grieve Too 6:30 pm
Kids Grieve Too
Mar 9 @ 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
Mar 9 @ 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,[...]
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Mindfulness Meditation 11:00 am
Mindfulness Meditation
Mar 10 @ 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[...]
Understanding our Thoughts, Feelings & Behaviours 1:30 pm
Understanding our Thoughts, Feelings & Behaviours
Mar 10 @ 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm
The thoughts and feelings associated with challenging situations can sometimes be difficult to cope with, especially when we are affected by cancer. This 6-week group will explore: the basics of stress and anxiety in the body, how to identify our thoughts and feelings (fear, sadness, anxiety, stress, shame), healthy and helpful coping strategies, and how[...]
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Camp Sparkle 8:30 am
Camp Sparkle
Mar 13 @ 8:30 am – 4:00 pm
Camp Sparkle
Camp Sparkle is a free camp program that brings children together whose lives have been touched by cancer and who are experiencing similar life challenges to foster friendships and provide a caring community that is exciting and fun! This is a camp you won’t want to miss! Spots are limited. Registration closes March 3rd. To[...]
Yoga 10:00 am
Yoga
Mar 13 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
These classes include: a gentle flow linking conscious breath with movement, restorative poses & guided meditation.
Mitzvah Technique: Body Alignment 3:00 pm
Mitzvah Technique: Body Alignment
Mar 13 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Improve your posture & release tension/stress at the same time! Enjoy gentle & practical sitting, standing & walking exercises. Can be readily applied to daily ,work & physical activities. Taught by Susan Green B.Sc., a certified teacher of Mitzvah Technique. Susan has been practicing, presenting & teaching for over 20 years. mitzvahtechnique.ca
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Camp Sparkle 8:30 am
Camp Sparkle
Mar 14 @ 8:30 am – 4:00 pm
Camp Sparkle
Camp Sparkle is a free camp program that brings children together whose lives have been touched by cancer and who are experiencing similar life challenges to foster friendships and provide a caring community that is exciting and fun! This is a camp you won’t want to miss! Spots are limited. Registration closes March 3rd. To[...]
Healing Hands Clay Workshop 1:00 pm
Healing Hands Clay Workshop
Mar 14 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Would you like to get a-head in life? Be very handy? Sculpt an extra hand or two, maybe some feet that don’t ache? Have you ever painted with plasticine? Come join instructor Charlene Small and realize the benefits of working with clay to help reduce side effects ;of chemotherapy or inflammation from arthritis. Help restore[...]
Transitions: From Recovery to Wellness 4:00 pm
Transitions: From Recovery to Wellness
Mar 14 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm
For members who have completed treatment, and are looking for new skills, and strategies for re-integrating into a new sense of normal.
Pilates 5:00 pm
Pilates
Mar 14 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Pilates class is an all-level gentle workout that focuses on strengthening the core muscles of the abdominals and back, through a series of focused exercises that encourage your body to realign and correct imbalances. The result is an ease in tension, increased flexibility, and and overall ease of motion.
Friends & Family Support Group 6:30 pm
Friends & Family Support Group
Mar 14 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
For friends and family of someone living with cancer. Weekly attendance is required.
Living with Cancer Support Group 6:30 pm
Living with Cancer Support Group
Mar 14 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
For people living with cancer, from newly diagnosed up to 18 months post-treatment. Weekly attendance is required.
Teens Filming Ourselves 6:30 pm
Teens Filming Ourselves
Mar 14 @ 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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Camp Sparkle 8:30 am
Camp Sparkle
Mar 15 @ 8:30 am – 4:00 pm
Camp Sparkle
Camp Sparkle is a free camp program that brings children together whose lives have been touched by cancer and who are experiencing similar life challenges to foster friendships and provide a caring community that is exciting and fun! This is a camp you won’t want to miss! Spots are limited. Registration closes March 3rd. To[...]
Core Strength 10:45 am
Core Strength
Mar 15 @ 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
Mar 15 @ 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[...]
Book Club 6:00 pm
Book Club
Mar 15 @ 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
Mar 15 @ 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[...]
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Camp Sparkle 8:30 am
Camp Sparkle
Mar 16 @ 8:30 am – 4:00 pm
Camp Sparkle
Camp Sparkle is a free camp program that brings children together whose lives have been touched by cancer and who are experiencing similar life challenges to foster friendships and provide a caring community that is exciting and fun! This is a camp you won’t want to miss! Spots are limited. Registration closes March 3rd. To[...]
Yoga 10:00 am
Yoga
Mar 16 @ 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’.
Imagery for Healing 3:00 pm
Imagery for Healing
Mar 16 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
**Note, class begins on June 9th, not on June 2nd as advertised calendar states Imagery can help deal with stress, illness and the grind of daily life. Get immediate positive feedback by learning easy-to-do imageries and gain a sense of control over your health.
Ovarian Cancer Peer Support Group 5:00 pm
Ovarian Cancer Peer Support Group
Mar 16 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
This group is an advocacy/support group offered through Ovarian Cancer Canada, as a safe place where survivors of ovarian cancer add their voices in support of each other, share experiences & help navigate our path of survivorship.
Adult Bereavement 6:30 pm
Adult Bereavement
Mar 16 @ 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.
Zumba 6:30 pm
Zumba
Mar 16 @ 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,[...]
Laughter and Easy Improv with Rob Hawke 6:30 pm
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Camp Sparkle 8:30 am
Camp Sparkle
Mar 17 @ 8:30 am – 4:00 pm
Camp Sparkle
Camp Sparkle is a free camp program that brings children together whose lives have been touched by cancer and who are experiencing similar life challenges to foster friendships and provide a caring community that is exciting and fun! This is a camp you won’t want to miss! Spots are limited. Registration closes March 3rd. To[...]
Mindfulness Meditation 11:00 am
Mindfulness Meditation
Mar 17 @ 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[...]
Understanding our Thoughts, Feelings & Behaviours 1:30 pm
Understanding our Thoughts, Feelings & Behaviours
Mar 17 @ 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm
The thoughts and feelings associated with challenging situations can sometimes be difficult to cope with, especially when we are affected by cancer. This 6-week group will explore: the basics of stress and anxiety in the body, how to identify our thoughts and feelings (fear, sadness, anxiety, stress, shame), healthy and helpful coping strategies, and how[...]
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Yoga 10:00 am
Yoga
Mar 20 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
These classes include: a gentle flow linking conscious breath with movement, restorative poses & guided meditation.
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Healing Hands Clay Workshop 1:00 pm
Healing Hands Clay Workshop
Mar 21 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Would you like to get a-head in life? Be very handy? Sculpt an extra hand or two, maybe some feet that don’t ache? Have you ever painted with plasticine? Come join instructor Charlene Small and realize the benefits of working with clay to help reduce side effects ;of chemotherapy or inflammation from arthritis. Help restore[...]
Transitions: From Recovery to Wellness 4:00 pm
Transitions: From Recovery to Wellness
Mar 21 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm
For members who have completed treatment, and are looking for new skills, and strategies for re-integrating into a new sense of normal.
Friends & Family Support Group 6:30 pm
Friends & Family Support Group
Mar 21 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
For friends and family of someone living with cancer. Weekly attendance is required.
Kids Talk Out 6:30 pm
Kids Talk Out
Mar 21 @ 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
Mar 21 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
For people living with cancer, from newly diagnosed up to 18 months post-treatment. Weekly attendance is required.
Teens Filming Ourselves 6:30 pm
Teens Filming Ourselves
Mar 21 @ 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
Mar 22 @ 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
Mar 22 @ 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
Mar 22 @ 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[...]
Book Club 6:00 pm
Book Club
Mar 22 @ 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
Mar 22 @ 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[...]
Legacy Letters 6:30 pm
Legacy Letters
Mar 22 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Imagine receiving a letter from your grandmother sharing stories and words of wisdom just for you. Our letters connect us with our past, present and future generations. They are ways of sharing values, life’s lessons, memories, along with words of gratitude, forgiveness and love with our family and friends. You’ll be surprised at what you[...]
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Yoga 10:00 am
Yoga
Mar 23 @ 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’.
Financial Lunch and Learn with Ashley Xu 12:00 pm
Imagery for Healing 3:00 pm
Imagery for Healing
Mar 23 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
**Note, class begins on June 9th, not on June 2nd as advertised calendar states Imagery can help deal with stress, illness and the grind of daily life. Get immediate positive feedback by learning easy-to-do imageries and gain a sense of control over your health.
20s & 30s Support Group 6:30 pm
20s & 30s Support Group
Mar 23 @ 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.
Adult Bereavement 6:30 pm
Adult Bereavement
Mar 23 @ 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.
Kids Grieve Too 6:30 pm
Kids Grieve Too
Mar 23 @ 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
Mar 23 @ 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,[...]
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Mindfulness Meditation 11:00 am
Mindfulness Meditation
Mar 24 @ 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[...]
Radiation: What Can I Expect? 1:00 pm
Radiation: What Can I Expect?
Mar 24 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Presented by Angela Cashell, Radiation Therapy Clinical Educator, from PMH. This session will provide useful information about what to expect when receiving Radiation Therapy, and will answer questions such as: • How does radiation therapy work? • How is the treatment delivered? • What are the common side effects of treatment?
Understanding our Thoughts, Feelings & Behaviours 1:30 pm
Understanding our Thoughts, Feelings & Behaviours
Mar 24 @ 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm
The thoughts and feelings associated with challenging situations can sometimes be difficult to cope with, especially when we are affected by cancer. This 6-week group will explore: the basics of stress and anxiety in the body, how to identify our thoughts and feelings (fear, sadness, anxiety, stress, shame), healthy and helpful coping strategies, and how[...]
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Yoga 10:00 am
Yoga
Mar 27 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
These classes include: a gentle flow linking conscious breath with movement, restorative poses & guided meditation.
Financial Planning Consultation 12:00 pm
Financial Planning Consultation
Mar 27 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Jackie Porter, Certified Financial Planner from Carte Wealth Management, Inc., has offered to provide our members with Individual financial guidance.. She invites them to bring questions and concerns about financial matters to her by making an appointment with her at reception. Each apt. will be 20-30 minutes in length.
Movie Monday: Hector and the Search for Happiness 1:00 pm
Movie Monday: Hector and the Search for Happiness
Mar 27 @ 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! Hector and the Search for Happiness Disillusioned with the tedium of his existence, psychiatrist Hector (Simon Pegg) confesses to his girlfriend (Rosamund Pike) that he feels he is a fraud for dispensing recommendations to patients who[...]
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Healing Hands Clay Workshop 1:00 pm
Healing Hands Clay Workshop
Mar 28 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Would you like to get a-head in life? Be very handy? Sculpt an extra hand or two, maybe some feet that don’t ache? Have you ever painted with plasticine? Come join instructor Charlene Small and realize the benefits of working with clay to help reduce side effects ;of chemotherapy or inflammation from arthritis. Help restore[...]
Transitions: From Recovery to Wellness 4:00 pm
Transitions: From Recovery to Wellness
Mar 28 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm
For members who have completed treatment, and are looking for new skills, and strategies for re-integrating into a new sense of normal.
Pilates 5:00 pm
Pilates
Mar 28 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Pilates class is an all-level gentle workout that focuses on strengthening the core muscles of the abdominals and back, through a series of focused exercises that encourage your body to realign and correct imbalances. The result is an ease in tension, increased flexibility, and and overall ease of motion.
GCGT Choir 6:30 pm
GCGT Choir
Mar 28 @ 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.
Teens Filming Ourselves 6:30 pm
Teens Filming Ourselves
Mar 28 @ 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
Mar 29 @ 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
Mar 29 @ 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[...]
Book Club 6:00 pm
Book Club
Mar 29 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
  Join us for a selected read each month!   PLEASE ASK FOR BOOK AT RECEPTION
Financial Planning Tips and Strategies When Facing an Illness 6:00 pm
Discovering the Power of Meditation 7:00 pm
Discovering the Power of Meditation
Mar 29 @ 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
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Yoga 10:00 am
Yoga
Mar 30 @ 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’.
Therapeutic Touch for Self Care 3:00 pm
Therapeutic Touch for Self Care
Mar 30 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Research shows that Therapeutic Touch reduces anxiety, helps in healing tissues, alters perception of pain and is safe to use with cancer. Crystal Hawk brought TT to Canada in 1980 and is a Recognized Teacher with The Therapeutic Touch Network of Ontario , which she co-founded. She loves to teach this simple and effective healing[...]
An Act of Love 5:00 pm
An Act of Love
Mar 30 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Giving women with cancer the power to feel beautiful again. An evening devoted to beautifying survivors and women currently living with cancer. Join make-up artist Kiro Shahata for an evening of make-overs, inspirational speakers, a photography session, and refreshments!
Zumba 6:30 pm
Zumba
Mar 30 @ 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,[...]
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Mindfulness Meditation 11:00 am
Mindfulness Meditation
Mar 31 @ 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[...]
Understanding our Thoughts, Feelings & Behaviours 1:30 pm
Understanding our Thoughts, Feelings & Behaviours
Mar 31 @ 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm
The thoughts and feelings associated with challenging situations can sometimes be difficult to cope with, especially when we are affected by cancer. This 6-week group will explore: the basics of stress and anxiety in the body, how to identify our thoughts and feelings (fear, sadness, anxiety, stress, shame), healthy and helpful coping strategies, and how[...]