Sunday, February 7, 2010

Cancer Wellness at Piedmont’s Programs and Services for February

Comprehensive Complimentary Services Offered to Anyone Affected by Cancer

Cancer Wellness at Piedmont offers comprehensive services and programs for anyone affected by cancer at any phase in his or her journey. All programs take place at Cancer Wellness at Piedmont, located in the Piedmont Hospital Cancer Center at Piedmont West Medical Office Park, 1800 Howell Mill Road, Suite 700, Atlanta, GA 30318. For more information please visit or, to make a reservation for one of the classes listed below, call 404-425-7944, and please indicate which classes you plan to attend.

Classes offered every month include: Cancer Wellfit©, Gentle Yoga, Art Therapy, Guided Imagery and Relaxation for Optimal Health, Mindfulness Training 101 & 201, Breast Cancer Support, Gynecological Cancer Support, and A Guy’s Group.

Some special events for February:

Opening and Balancing the Heart Chakra: Self-Love, Self-Compassion, Self-Forgiveness – Explore paths to open and balance the heart chakra by joining Dr. Jody Iodice, Ph.D., and Angela Buttimer, registered yoga teacher, as they help you examine and reflect on the psychological emotional, physical and spiritual implications of the heart chakra through writing and dialogue. Wednesday, Feb. 17, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (light lunch provided)

Humor and Psychoneuroimmunology (PNI) – PNI is the field of scientific study which explores how feelings, emotions and thoughts affect our immune and neuroendocrine systems. Come join Dennis Buttimer and Dr. Jody Iodice for good laughs and learn how humor affects both your immune system and general health. Cancer isn’t funny, but humor can really help. Friday, Feb. 19, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (light lunch provided)

Comfort Foods – Comfort foods don’t always have to be bad for you. There are many healthy and delicious options. Join the Spice Girls and Cancer Wellness dietician Shayna Komar who will provide essential information and answer any questions. Wednesday, Feb. 24, from noon to 2 p.m.

Chemo Chic – Join Rudi Caruthers in this interactive empowerment class for women undergoing chemotherapy and radiation. The class is sponsored by the Georgia Cancer Foundation and a support person is welcome to attend. Thursday, Feb. 25, from 1 to 3 p.m.

For more information and a full list of classes please visit
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1 comment:

Ty said...

Comprehensive programs and services like this give a whole new meaning in promoting cancer wellness. These programs, in some way, help in people’s view regarding cancer. Even those who are suffering from such illnesses are given hope to continue with their life and live life normally. These kinds of support services are very essential parts in establishing knowledge regarding cancer and how to battle it.