Calendar

Calendar

Check out our upcoming workshops, groups and events!

Here’s a PDF version of the September 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.

We are only accepting registrations for September 2017 at this time.

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Therapeutic Touch for Self Care 3:00 pm
Therapeutic Touch for Self Care
Sep 7 @ 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[...]
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Yoga 10:00 am
Yoga
Sep 11 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
These classes include a gentle flow linking conscious breath with movement, restorative poses & guided meditation.
Drop-In: Adult Colouring 1:00 pm
Drop-In: Adult Colouring
Sep 11 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Hang out in our Community Room with some tea, coffee and snacks and de-stress with adult colouring books and pages! Colouring has been proven to reduce anxiety, create focus and bring about a sense of mindfulness. There is no need to register for this activity – just drop in whenever you can!
Mitzvah Technique: Body Alignment 4:00 pm
Mitzvah Technique: Body Alignment
Sep 11 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 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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Yoga Therapy 11:00 am
Yoga Therapy
Sep 12 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 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[...]
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Motion Reflexion with Anne Sophie Roy 11:00 am
Motion Reflexion with Anne Sophie Roy
Sep 13 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Motion Reflexion is an innovative exercise program for stress management and relaxation that was developed by Anne Sophie Roy.  It is built on the fundamentals of harmony, and deeply rooted in music philosophy and the understanding of the remedial faculty of music. The harmony we ‘hear’ in music is the harmony we ‘feel’ in motion.[...]
Financial Lunch and Learn with Ashley Xu 1:00 pm
Financial Lunch and Learn with Ashley Xu
Sep 13 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Cancer is a very expensive illness. Even with insurance, most people are financially unprepared for the out-of-pocket expenses for their medical care. Covering daily living expenses can also be challenging, especially when your treatment and follow-up care have prevented you from earning a regular income. Let Ashley help you get organized and share with you[...]
Self-Awareness & Self Healing 3:00 pm
Self-Awareness & Self Healing
Sep 13 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
This workshop will share intervention and prevention practices that help reduce the effect of the overwhelming emotions an individual experiences during traumatic illness and recovery. It will guide you through mindfulness practices that can help you achieve peace and the healing of self. Through participating in this workshop, you will achieve greater self awareness, insight[...]
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Yoga 11:00 am
Yoga
Sep 14 @ 11:00 am – 12:15 pm
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 Group 1:00 pm
Therapeutic Touch Practice Group
Sep 14 @ 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[...]
Zumba 6:30 pm
Zumba
Sep 14 @ 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,[...]
Kids Art Therapy 6:30 pm
Kids Art Therapy
Sep 14 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Art therapy can be an extremely helpful way for children to express thoughts and emotions.  This 4 week children’s art therapy program is for children 8-13 years of age who have a loved one with cancer or who are bereaved.  The group will engage in a different project each week and use the art and the[...]
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Mindfulness Meditation 11:00 am
Mindfulness Meditation
Sep 15 @ 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[...]
Stretch, Tone & Energize 3:00 pm
Stretch, Tone & Energize
Sep 15 @ 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
Sep 18 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
These classes include a gentle flow linking conscious breath with movement, restorative poses & guided meditation.
Drop-In: Adult Colouring 1:00 pm
Drop-In: Adult Colouring
Sep 18 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Hang out in our Community Room with some tea, coffee and snacks and de-stress with adult colouring books and pages! Colouring has been proven to reduce anxiety, create focus and bring about a sense of mindfulness. There is no need to register for this activity – just drop in whenever you can!
Life, Bliss and All of This Health and Wellness Events: A Therapy of Ideas for Breast Cancer & Lymphedema 3:00 pm
Life, Bliss and All of This Health and Wellness Events: A Therapy of Ideas for Breast Cancer & Lymphedema @ Gilda's Club Greater Toronto
Sep 18 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Take the time for some self care and learn about Lymphedema Care! We will discuss Secondary Lymphedema, prevention and lifestyle changes and modalities to help. We will provide you with the right questions to ask your doctor/nurse, garment options, and our top ten self care tips! Let’s help you detect, learn to treat and manage[...]
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Techniques for Presence, Presentation & Confident Communication 6:00 pm
Techniques for Presence, Presentation & Confident Communication
Sep 19 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Join Angie Gei, professional actor and voice coach, for a fun, holistic exploration of what it takes to be “present with presence”. This workshop will empower you to convey your views with clarity and presence. It is a craft that lets you deliver what you need to, when you need to with confidence and impact,[...]
Talk Radio 6:30 pm
Talk Radio
Sep 19 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
This group will teach teens ages 13-19 how to set up and run a radio broadcast along with other teens. Each week, the group will get together to come up with creative topics and learn about radio equipment in a safe and supportive environment. Find your voice, interview special guests and talk about what is[...]
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Motion Reflexion with Anne Sophie Roy 11:00 am
Motion Reflexion with Anne Sophie Roy
Sep 20 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Motion Reflexion is an innovative exercise program for stress management and relaxation that was developed by Anne Sophie Roy.  It is built on the fundamentals of harmony, and deeply rooted in music philosophy and the understanding of the remedial faculty of music. The harmony we ‘hear’ in music is the harmony we ‘feel’ in motion.[...]
ActiveMatch: Using an Online Platform to Find Your Close-To-Ideal Exercise Partner 1:00 pm
ActiveMatch: Using an Online Platform to Find Your Close-To-Ideal Exercise Partner
Sep 20 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
ActiveMatch is a free online service that helps individuals find their (near) perfect exercise partner or small group. The purpose of this service is to help women who have been diagnosed with cancer connect with similar women who are looking for support and guidance to help start, continue, or change their exercise routines. This workshop,[...]
Self-Awareness & Self Healing 3:00 pm
Self-Awareness & Self Healing
Sep 20 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
This workshop will share intervention and prevention practices that help reduce the effect of the overwhelming emotions an individual experiences during traumatic illness and recovery. It will guide you through mindfulness practices that can help you achieve peace and the healing of self. Through participating in this workshop, you will achieve greater self awareness, insight[...]
Book Club – Paris: A Love Story 6:00 pm
Book Club – Paris: A Love Story
Sep 20 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
  Join us for a selected read each month! September’s book is Paris: A Love Story. This is a memoir for anyone who has ever fallen in love in Paris, or with Paris. Paris: A Love Story is for anyone who has ever had their heart broken or their life upended. In this remarkably honest and candid[...]
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Yoga 11:00 am
Yoga
Sep 21 @ 11:00 am – 12:15 pm
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
Sep 21 @ 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
Sep 21 @ 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[...]
Zumba 6:30 pm
Zumba
Sep 21 @ 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,[...]
Kids Art Therapy 6:30 pm
Kids Art Therapy
Sep 21 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Art therapy can be an extremely helpful way for children to express thoughts and emotions.  This 4 week children’s art therapy program is for children 8-13 years of age who have a loved one with cancer or who are bereaved.  The group will engage in a different project each week and use the art and the[...]
20s & 30s Caregiver Support Group 6:51 pm
20s & 30s Caregiver Support Group
Sep 21 @ 6:51 pm – 7:51 pm
This support group is specifically for individuals in their 20s and 30s who are supporting a loved one with a cancer diagnosis.  This group will meet the first and third Tuesday of every month and provide an opportunity for caregivers to share with each other concerns, coping techniques and tips when caring for a loved one.[...]
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Mindfulness Meditation 11:00 am
Mindfulness Meditation
Sep 22 @ 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[...]
Stretch, Tone & Energize 3:00 pm
Stretch, Tone & Energize
Sep 22 @ 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
Sep 25 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
These classes include a gentle flow linking conscious breath with movement, restorative poses & guided meditation.
Drop-In: Adult Colouring 1:00 pm
Drop-In: Adult Colouring
Sep 25 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Hang out in our Community Room with some tea, coffee and snacks and de-stress with adult colouring books and pages! Colouring has been proven to reduce anxiety, create focus and bring about a sense of mindfulness. There is no need to register for this activity – just drop in whenever you can!
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Yoga Therapy 11:00 am
Yoga Therapy
Sep 26 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 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[...]
Children’s Support Group Info Night 6:00 pm
Children’s Support Group Info Night
Sep 26 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Come and learn about the support groups offered in fall/winter 2017 by Gilda’s Club Greater Toronto! To RSVP for this event, please email katie.jacobs@gildasclubtoronto.org.  
GCGT Choir 6:30 pm
GCGT Choir
Sep 26 @ 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 Art Therapy 6:30 pm
Kids Art Therapy
Sep 26 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Art therapy can be an extremely helpful way for children to express thoughts and emotions.  This 4 week children’s art therapy program is for children 8-13 years of age who have a loved one with cancer or who are bereaved.  The group will engage in a different project each week and use the art and the[...]
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Motion Reflexion with Anne Sophie Roy 11:00 am
Motion Reflexion with Anne Sophie Roy
Sep 27 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Motion Reflexion is an innovative exercise program for stress management and relaxation that was developed by Anne Sophie Roy.  It is built on the fundamentals of harmony, and deeply rooted in music philosophy and the understanding of the remedial faculty of music. The harmony we ‘hear’ in music is the harmony we ‘feel’ in motion.[...]
Ovarian Cancer Canada Presents: Knowledge is Power 1:00 pm
Ovarian Cancer Canada Presents: Knowledge is Power
Sep 27 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
This talk will focus on the supports and resources that Ovarian Cancer Canada offers people living with ovarian cancer, and will also talk about the work they do to advocate for the disease and how to get involved.
Self-Awareness & Self Healing 3:00 pm
Self-Awareness & Self Healing
Sep 27 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
This workshop will share intervention and prevention practices that help reduce the effect of the overwhelming emotions an individual experiences during traumatic illness and recovery. It will guide you through mindfulness practices that can help you achieve peace and the healing of self. Through participating in this workshop, you will achieve greater self awareness, insight[...]
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Yoga 11:00 am
Yoga
Sep 28 @ 11:00 am – 12:15 pm
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’.
Bowel Health: The Scoop on Poop 1:00 pm
Bowel Health: The Scoop on Poop
Sep 28 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Description coming soon!
Emotional Freedom Technique 3:00 pm
Emotional Freedom Technique
Sep 28 @ 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.[...]
Zumba 6:30 pm
Zumba
Sep 28 @ 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,[...]
Kids Art Therapy 6:30 pm
Kids Art Therapy
Sep 28 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Art therapy can be an extremely helpful way for children to express thoughts and emotions.  This 4 week children’s art therapy program is for children 8-13 years of age who have a loved one with cancer or who are bereaved.  The group will engage in a different project each week and use the art and the[...]
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Mindfulness Meditation 11:00 am
Mindfulness Meditation
Sep 29 @ 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[...]
Stretch, Tone & Energize 3:00 pm
Stretch, Tone & Energize
Sep 29 @ 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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