Marin General Hospital hosts, sponsors and facilitates free support groups in an effort to optimize the health and healing of patients, family members and other caregivers of those with cancer. For details and more information, click on any class or event in the calendar below.

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  • Mindfulness Meditation and Guided Relaxation
    10:00 AM-11:00 AM
    Sep/Mon/2018

    1st Floor, 1350 S. Eliseo Drive, Greenbrae

    1st Floor, 1350 S. Eliseo Drive, Greenbrae

    Mindfulness Meditation and Guided Relaxation are powerful tools that can help manage stress, find inner peace, and improve mental function. In addition, they help build self-control, compassion, and empathy. Regular practice can improve both mental and physical health.

    In each class, you will learn and practice skills to calm the body and mind through guided relaxation techniques and breathing exercises. Each session will focus on a specific area of health and wellness, such as strengthening the immune system, cardiac health, stress reduction, pain management, restful sleep, and deep relaxation. 

    All patients and community members are welcome. Cost is FREE. No prior experience is required. Be sure to check out our next session! Download the flyer

    RSVP is suggested space is limited. 1-888-99-MY-MGH (1-888-996-9644) 

    *excludes Marin General Hospital holidays

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  • Strength After Breast Cancer
    11:00 AM-12:00 PM
    Sep/Thu/2018

    1350 S Eliseo Dr, Greenbrae, CA 94904, USA

    1350 S Eliseo Dr, Greenbrae, CA 94904, USA

    Enhance your healing and recovery through this structured, evidence-based 4-week exercise rehabilitation program.

    Strength ABC was founded by Kathryn H. Schmitz, PhD, MPH, and is based on the PAL Trial (Physical Activity and Lymphedema). This study showed the effectiveness of progressive weightlifting for breast cancer survivors who were living with lymphedema or at risk for lymphedema.

    What do sessions include?

    • An initial screening by a physical therapist, as well as a follow up appointment at the end of the program to measure individual progress.
    • Rehabilitation sessions led by Sunflower Wellness Exercise Counselors that are geared towards increasing motivation, promoting behavior and healthy lifestyle change.
    • Education on weight training routines that help prevent lymphedema and increase range of motion.
    • The program includes a free resistance band and 2-3 lb. dumbbells.

    Download the flyer for exact dates and times.

    Registration: Call 1-415-233-3618

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  • Mindfulness Meditation and Guided Relaxation
    10:00 AM-11:00 AM
    Sep/Mon/2018

    1st Floor, 1350 S. Eliseo Drive, Greenbrae

    1st Floor, 1350 S. Eliseo Drive, Greenbrae

    Mindfulness Meditation and Guided Relaxation are powerful tools that can help manage stress, find inner peace, and improve mental function. In addition, they help build self-control, compassion, and empathy. Regular practice can improve both mental and physical health.

    In each class, you will learn and practice skills to calm the body and mind through guided relaxation techniques and breathing exercises. Each session will focus on a specific area of health and wellness, such as strengthening the immune system, cardiac health, stress reduction, pain management, restful sleep, and deep relaxation. 

    All patients and community members are welcome. Cost is FREE. No prior experience is required. Be sure to check out our next session! Download the flyer

    RSVP is suggested space is limited. 1-888-99-MY-MGH (1-888-996-9644) 

    *excludes Marin General Hospital holidays

  • Jin Shin Jyutsu
    1:00 PM-2:00 PM
    Sep/Mon/2018

    1350 S Eliseo Dr, Greenbrae, CA 94904, USA

    1350 S Eliseo Dr, Greenbrae, CA 94904, USA

    Introductory Group Seminar

    Jin Shin Jyutsu facilitates the body’s profound healing capacity by balancing energy. Jin Shin Jyutsu treatments support the body, mind, and spirit through non-invasive, gentle touch that is administered while the individual is fully clothed. While similar to acupuncture and acupressure, Jin Shin Jyutsu does not use needles, pressure, or rubbing.

     RSVP is suggested: Call 1-888-996-9644 to register.
    Download the flyer for more information…

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  • Strength After Breast Cancer
    11:00 AM-12:00 PM
    Sep/Thu/2018

    1350 S Eliseo Dr, Greenbrae, CA 94904, USA

    1350 S Eliseo Dr, Greenbrae, CA 94904, USA

    Enhance your healing and recovery through this structured, evidence-based 4-week exercise rehabilitation program.

    Strength ABC was founded by Kathryn H. Schmitz, PhD, MPH, and is based on the PAL Trial (Physical Activity and Lymphedema). This study showed the effectiveness of progressive weightlifting for breast cancer survivors who were living with lymphedema or at risk for lymphedema.

    What do sessions include?

    • An initial screening by a physical therapist, as well as a follow up appointment at the end of the program to measure individual progress.
    • Rehabilitation sessions led by Sunflower Wellness Exercise Counselors that are geared towards increasing motivation, promoting behavior and healthy lifestyle change.
    • Education on weight training routines that help prevent lymphedema and increase range of motion.
    • The program includes a free resistance band and 2-3 lb. dumbbells.

    Download the flyer for exact dates and times.

    Registration: Call 1-415-233-3618

  • Living With Life-Threatening Illness
    7:00 PM-8:30 PM
    Sep/Thu/2018

    1350 S. Eliseo Drive, 1st Floor, Greenbrae

    1350 S. Eliseo Drive, 1st Floor, Greenbrae

    Share experiences and insights, discover new ways to enhance your quality of life and learn to choose love rather than fear

    Call 1-415-459-4333

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  • Mindfulness Meditation and Guided Relaxation
    10:00 AM-11:00 AM
    Sep/Mon/2018

    1st Floor, 1350 S. Eliseo Drive, Greenbrae

    1st Floor, 1350 S. Eliseo Drive, Greenbrae

    Mindfulness Meditation and Guided Relaxation are powerful tools that can help manage stress, find inner peace, and improve mental function. In addition, they help build self-control, compassion, and empathy. Regular practice can improve both mental and physical health.

    In each class, you will learn and practice skills to calm the body and mind through guided relaxation techniques and breathing exercises. Each session will focus on a specific area of health and wellness, such as strengthening the immune system, cardiac health, stress reduction, pain management, restful sleep, and deep relaxation. 

    All patients and community members are welcome. Cost is FREE. No prior experience is required. Be sure to check out our next session! Download the flyer

    RSVP is suggested space is limited. 1-888-99-MY-MGH (1-888-996-9644) 

    *excludes Marin General Hospital holidays

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  • Strength After Breast Cancer
    11:00 AM-12:00 PM
    Sep/Thu/2018

    1350 S Eliseo Dr, Greenbrae, CA 94904, USA

    1350 S Eliseo Dr, Greenbrae, CA 94904, USA

    Enhance your healing and recovery through this structured, evidence-based 4-week exercise rehabilitation program.

    Strength ABC was founded by Kathryn H. Schmitz, PhD, MPH, and is based on the PAL Trial (Physical Activity and Lymphedema). This study showed the effectiveness of progressive weightlifting for breast cancer survivors who were living with lymphedema or at risk for lymphedema.

    What do sessions include?

    • An initial screening by a physical therapist, as well as a follow up appointment at the end of the program to measure individual progress.
    • Rehabilitation sessions led by Sunflower Wellness Exercise Counselors that are geared towards increasing motivation, promoting behavior and healthy lifestyle change.
    • Education on weight training routines that help prevent lymphedema and increase range of motion.
    • The program includes a free resistance band and 2-3 lb. dumbbells.

    Download the flyer for exact dates and times.

    Registration: Call 1-415-233-3618

  • The Marin Lymphedma Info & Support Group
    7:00 PM-8:30 PM
    Sep/Thu/2018

    1st Floor, 1350 S. Eliseo Drive, Greenbrae

    1st Floor, 1350 S. Eliseo Drive, Greenbrae

    THE MARIN LYMPHEDMA INFO & SUPPORT GROUP

    An opportunity for women to exchange and gain informatin about lymphedema

    Info: Contact Suzi Beatie at 1-415-924-1699 or Julie Hibbitts at 1-415-892-9763

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  • Mindfulness Meditation and Guided Relaxation
    10:00 AM-11:00 AM
    Sep/Mon/2018

    1st Floor, 1350 S. Eliseo Drive, Greenbrae

    1st Floor, 1350 S. Eliseo Drive, Greenbrae

    Mindfulness Meditation and Guided Relaxation are powerful tools that can help manage stress, find inner peace, and improve mental function. In addition, they help build self-control, compassion, and empathy. Regular practice can improve both mental and physical health.

    In each class, you will learn and practice skills to calm the body and mind through guided relaxation techniques and breathing exercises. Each session will focus on a specific area of health and wellness, such as strengthening the immune system, cardiac health, stress reduction, pain management, restful sleep, and deep relaxation. 

    All patients and community members are welcome. Cost is FREE. No prior experience is required. Be sure to check out our next session! Download the flyer

    RSVP is suggested space is limited. 1-888-99-MY-MGH (1-888-996-9644) 

    *excludes Marin General Hospital holidays

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  • Strength After Breast Cancer
    11:00 AM-12:00 PM
    Sep/Thu/2018

    1350 S Eliseo Dr, Greenbrae, CA 94904, USA

    1350 S Eliseo Dr, Greenbrae, CA 94904, USA

    Enhance your healing and recovery through this structured, evidence-based 4-week exercise rehabilitation program.

    Strength ABC was founded by Kathryn H. Schmitz, PhD, MPH, and is based on the PAL Trial (Physical Activity and Lymphedema). This study showed the effectiveness of progressive weightlifting for breast cancer survivors who were living with lymphedema or at risk for lymphedema.

    What do sessions include?

    • An initial screening by a physical therapist, as well as a follow up appointment at the end of the program to measure individual progress.
    • Rehabilitation sessions led by Sunflower Wellness Exercise Counselors that are geared towards increasing motivation, promoting behavior and healthy lifestyle change.
    • Education on weight training routines that help prevent lymphedema and increase range of motion.
    • The program includes a free resistance band and 2-3 lb. dumbbells.

    Download the flyer for exact dates and times.

    Registration: Call 1-415-233-3618

  • Living With Life-Threatening Illness
    7:00 PM-8:30 PM
    Sep/Thu/2018

    1350 S. Eliseo Drive, 1st Floor, Greenbrae

    1350 S. Eliseo Drive, 1st Floor, Greenbrae

    Share experiences and insights, discover new ways to enhance your quality of life and learn to choose love rather than fear

    Call 1-415-459-4333

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