Incorporate breath-centered movements in a chair or using the chair for support. Improve strength, mobility and balance.
Balance, Harmony, Flow: Jin Shin Jyutsu
Explore a method of self-care that releases tension through opening up energy pathways in the body.
Peaceful Practices for Life
Weekly programs rotating between Medical Qi Gong, Meditation, Spirituality, and Journaling.
T’ai Chi Chih
Experience joy through movement as we practice simple, fluid movements in the non-martial art of T’ai Chi Chih, a moving meditation. Some reported benefits include stress reduction and increased energy.
This one-hour program is for individuals of all ages and fitness levels and features a combo of low-impact cardio exercises with a variety of toning/strength moves using light weights and/or resistance bands. Benefits include improved muscular strength and tone, endurance, and flexibility as well as increased energy, stress reduction, and an overall sense of well-being. Plus some laughs and good music as a bonus!
The following programs are offered to help relieve stress by relaxing body and mind.
Yoga, Breathe, and Balance
Learn benefits of breath work for cleansing, detoxifying, strengthening, purifying, toning, and refreshing. All exercises may be done on the floor or on a chair. Combine breath work with traditional yoga poses for peace of mind and increased flexibility.
Restorative Yoga with Guided Meditation
With support of blankets and other props, rest in poses that gently stretch the body, helping to calm the nervous system and foster the body’s own abilities to heal itself. The addition of breath awareness and guided meditation support a deep level of relaxation, letting go, and connection with self. Options offered so that all can access and feel comfortable in the poses.
Quilting [not currently offered during virtual programming]
Join others whose lives are affected by cancer who share a common interest in the art of hand piecing and quilting! Meet for friendship, relaxation, conversation and to make quilted projects donated back to Crossroads4Hope and partners.
Reiki [not currently offered during virtual programming]
A spiritual healing energy, Reiki is a gentle process that enhances mental, emotional, physical, and spiritual well-being.
Singing Bowls [not currently offered during virtual programming]
Tap into your healing capabilities and allow the vibrations of the Tibetan Singing Bowls to heal, soothe, and nurture your soul. Tea and cookies are provided. Participants are welcome to bring a blanket for warmth.