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
    Apr/Mon/2018

    1350 S Eliseo Dr, Greenbrae, CA 94904, USA

    1350 S Eliseo Dr, Greenbrae, CA 94904, USA

    Class cancelled on 12/25/17 and 1/1/18
    Mindfulness, meditation and guided relaxation are powerful tools that 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.

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

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  • Level I Yoga
    4:30 PM-5:30 PM
    Apr/Thu/2018

    1165 Magnolia Ave. Larkspur, CA 94939

    1165 Magnolia Ave. Larkspur, CA 94939

    The real results of regular yoga practice are quite practical, and you don’t need any special equipment—just a few square feet of space and a mat! This extra bit of stretching will not only enhance your other workouts, but also your life. With yoga, you’ll hone your mental focus, rid your system of toxins, and so much more! You’ll even be able to touch your toes — improved flexibility is a bonus for just about every sport and activity!

    Additional Benefits of Yoga

    • Increased muscle strength and tone
    • Improved respiration, energy and vitality
    • Maintaining a balanced metabolism
    • Weight reduction
    • Cardio and circulatory health
    • Improved athletic performance
    • Protection from injury

    Cost: $10/Session

    Registration: Not Required. Walk-in’s welcome!

    Additional Information: Download the flyer

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  • Tai Chi
    11:15 AM-12:15 PM
    Apr/Fri/2018-Apr/Sat/2019

    1165 Magnolia Ave. Larkspur, CA 94939

    1165 Magnolia Ave. Larkspur, CA 94939

    Tai Chi that uses visualization, breathing, and body movements
    to calm and balance the body and mind. The movements in Tai Chi, however, are more fluid and have a more overt emphasis on the martial aspects of the training. While the movements can be more complex, this class is open to all levels and abilities.
    $10 per class
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  • Mindfulness Meditation and Guided Relaxation
    10:00 AM-11:00 AM
    Apr/Mon/2018

    1350 S Eliseo Dr, Greenbrae, CA 94904, USA

    1350 S Eliseo Dr, Greenbrae, CA 94904, USA

    Class cancelled on 12/25/17 and 1/1/18
    Mindfulness, meditation and guided relaxation are powerful tools that 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.

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

  • Jin Shin Jyutsu
    1:00 PM-2:00 PM
    Apr/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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  • Look Good Feel Better
    11:00 AM-1:00 PM
    Apr/Thu/2018

    1350 S Eliseo Dr, Greenbrae, CA 94904, USA

    1350 S Eliseo Dr, Greenbrae, CA 94904, USA

    During cancer treatment, Look Good Feel Better volunteer beauty professioals help you with:

    • Skin care and makeup application
    • Tips on wig selection and wig care
    • Dry skin, discolored nails
    • Scarves, turbans, and hats
    • Style tips (video)

    Call 1-800-395-5665 to register

  • Level I Yoga
    4:30 PM-5:30 PM
    Apr/Thu/2018

    1165 Magnolia Ave. Larkspur, CA 94939

    1165 Magnolia Ave. Larkspur, CA 94939

    The real results of regular yoga practice are quite practical, and you don’t need any special equipment—just a few square feet of space and a mat! This extra bit of stretching will not only enhance your other workouts, but also your life. With yoga, you’ll hone your mental focus, rid your system of toxins, and so much more! You’ll even be able to touch your toes — improved flexibility is a bonus for just about every sport and activity!

    Additional Benefits of Yoga

    • Increased muscle strength and tone
    • Improved respiration, energy and vitality
    • Maintaining a balanced metabolism
    • Weight reduction
    • Cardio and circulatory health
    • Improved athletic performance
    • Protection from injury

    Cost: $10/Session

    Registration: Not Required. Walk-in’s welcome!

    Additional Information: Download the flyer

  • Living With Life-Threatening Illness
    7:00 PM-8:30 PM
    Apr/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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  • Tai Chi
    11:15 AM-12:15 PM
    Apr/Fri/2018-Apr/Sat/2019

    1165 Magnolia Ave. Larkspur, CA 94939

    1165 Magnolia Ave. Larkspur, CA 94939

    Tai Chi that uses visualization, breathing, and body movements
    to calm and balance the body and mind. The movements in Tai Chi, however, are more fluid and have a more overt emphasis on the martial aspects of the training. While the movements can be more complex, this class is open to all levels and abilities.
    $10 per class
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  • Mindfulness Meditation and Guided Relaxation
    10:00 AM-11:00 AM
    Apr/Mon/2018

    1350 S Eliseo Dr, Greenbrae, CA 94904, USA

    1350 S Eliseo Dr, Greenbrae, CA 94904, USA

    Class cancelled on 12/25/17 and 1/1/18
    Mindfulness, meditation and guided relaxation are powerful tools that 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.

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

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  • Strength After Breast Cancer
    11:00 AM-12:00 PM
    Apr/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

  • Level I Yoga
    4:30 PM-5:30 PM
    Apr/Thu/2018

    1165 Magnolia Ave. Larkspur, CA 94939

    1165 Magnolia Ave. Larkspur, CA 94939

    The real results of regular yoga practice are quite practical, and you don’t need any special equipment—just a few square feet of space and a mat! This extra bit of stretching will not only enhance your other workouts, but also your life. With yoga, you’ll hone your mental focus, rid your system of toxins, and so much more! You’ll even be able to touch your toes — improved flexibility is a bonus for just about every sport and activity!

    Additional Benefits of Yoga

    • Increased muscle strength and tone
    • Improved respiration, energy and vitality
    • Maintaining a balanced metabolism
    • Weight reduction
    • Cardio and circulatory health
    • Improved athletic performance
    • Protection from injury

    Cost: $10/Session

    Registration: Not Required. Walk-in’s welcome!

    Additional Information: Download the flyer

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  • Tai Chi
    11:15 AM-12:15 PM
    Apr/Fri/2018-Apr/Sat/2019

    1165 Magnolia Ave. Larkspur, CA 94939

    1165 Magnolia Ave. Larkspur, CA 94939

    Tai Chi that uses visualization, breathing, and body movements
    to calm and balance the body and mind. The movements in Tai Chi, however, are more fluid and have a more overt emphasis on the martial aspects of the training. While the movements can be more complex, this class is open to all levels and abilities.
    $10 per class
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  • Mindfulness Meditation and Guided Relaxation
    10:00 AM-11:00 AM
    Apr/Mon/2018

    1350 S Eliseo Dr, Greenbrae, CA 94904, USA

    1350 S Eliseo Dr, Greenbrae, CA 94904, USA

    Class cancelled on 12/25/17 and 1/1/18
    Mindfulness, meditation and guided relaxation are powerful tools that 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.

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

  • Understanding the Advance Healthcare Directive & POLST Orders
    10:30 AM-11:30 AM
    Apr/Mon/2018

    707 Meadowsweet Drive, Corte Madera, CA 94925

    707 Meadowsweet Drive, Corte Madera, CA 94925

    Nearing end of life is no time to make important, end-of-life decisions. Free your loved ones from worry by planning ahead.

    Come away with an understanding of what these documents mean for you and a packet of materials to help you plan ahead.

    This free event is co-sponsored by Corte Madera Library & Corte Madera Parks & Recreation Department.

    Registration is not required, but seating is limited.

    Requests for accommodations
    may be made by calling 1-415-473-3220 (voice/TTY) or 711 for the California Relay
    Service, or emailing library@marincounty.org at least four business days in advance of the event. Copies of documents are available in alternative formats, upon request.

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  • Strength After Breast Cancer
    11:00 AM-12:00 PM
    Apr/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

  • Level I Yoga
    4:30 PM-5:30 PM
    Apr/Thu/2018

    1165 Magnolia Ave. Larkspur, CA 94939

    1165 Magnolia Ave. Larkspur, CA 94939

    The real results of regular yoga practice are quite practical, and you don’t need any special equipment—just a few square feet of space and a mat! This extra bit of stretching will not only enhance your other workouts, but also your life. With yoga, you’ll hone your mental focus, rid your system of toxins, and so much more! You’ll even be able to touch your toes — improved flexibility is a bonus for just about every sport and activity!

    Additional Benefits of Yoga

    • Increased muscle strength and tone
    • Improved respiration, energy and vitality
    • Maintaining a balanced metabolism
    • Weight reduction
    • Cardio and circulatory health
    • Improved athletic performance
    • Protection from injury

    Cost: $10/Session

    Registration: Not Required. Walk-in’s welcome!

    Additional Information: Download the flyer

  • Living With Life-Threatening Illness
    7:00 PM-8:30 PM
    Apr/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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  • Tai Chi
    11:15 AM-12:15 PM
    Apr/Fri/2018-Apr/Sat/2019

    1165 Magnolia Ave. Larkspur, CA 94939

    1165 Magnolia Ave. Larkspur, CA 94939

    Tai Chi that uses visualization, breathing, and body movements
    to calm and balance the body and mind. The movements in Tai Chi, however, are more fluid and have a more overt emphasis on the martial aspects of the training. While the movements can be more complex, this class is open to all levels and abilities.
    $10 per class
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  • Mindfulness Meditation and Guided Relaxation
    10:00 AM-11:00 AM
    Apr/Mon/2018

    1350 S Eliseo Dr, Greenbrae, CA 94904, USA

    1350 S Eliseo Dr, Greenbrae, CA 94904, USA

    Class cancelled on 12/25/17 and 1/1/18
    Mindfulness, meditation and guided relaxation are powerful tools that 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.

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

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