Gilda's Club Greater Toronto

Cancer support For the whole family, the whole time.


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20s & 30s Support GroupTHURSDAY, JAN 15&29(6:30pm) - For young adults in their 20s & 30s living with cancer. An opportunity to connect with others & share your experiences.
Adult Bereavement GroupTHURSDAYS(6:30pm)- Come and share your experiences with others who have lost a friend or family member to cancer.
Bereavement in my Family THURSDAY, JAN 15 (6:30-8:00pm) - Are you concerned about how to support the children and teens in your life after the death of a loved one to cancer? Parents, grandparents and guardians join Kids Grieve Too Facilitators Heather and Kate and Child, Youth a
Cancer in my FamilyTUESDAY, JAN 13 (6:30-8:00pm) - Are you concerned about how to support the children and teens in your life now that cancer is in the family? Parents, grandparents and guardians join Child, Youth and Family Program Coordinator, Chani Greenwald to learn mo
Core Strength Class WEDNESDAYS, (10:45-11:45am) - Strengthening your core is a great way to improve posture, reduce back pain, and increase self-confidence.
Creative Movement with The National Ballet School of CanadaFRIDAY, JAN 16&30 (10:15am) - Explore the full potential of your body & its relationship to music, through contemporary dance & creative movement. All welcome. No experience required.
EFT with Crystal Hawk (6-Weeks)THURSDAYS, OCT 23 TO NOV 27 (3pm) - Ongoing Participation Required. 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 such as anxiety.
Food As Medicine: Macrobiotic Cooking DemystifiedMONDAY, JAN 5&19 (5:30pm) - Learn how to prepare delicious healing dishes for prevention and recovery. Caregivers are encouraged to attend. Full meal included in workshop, facilitated by one of Toronto's foremost vegan macrobiotics educators.
Friends & Family GroupTUESDAYS (6:30pm) - A Support Group for friends & family of someone living with cancer.
GCGT CHOIR!TUESDAY, JAN 13&27 (6:30pm) - 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 & Anne can’t wait to share the fun of letting spirits soar together in song.
Guitar Playing WorkshopWEDNESDAY, JAN 7, 14&21 (6:30-8:00pm) - Explore some basic guitar concepts such as: chords, timing, picking and strumming. We kindly ask for a 3-week commitment to help build your skills from week to week. Guitars will be provided onsite for the worksh
Health Inducing Alignment Workshop (Mitzvah Technique)MONDAY, JAN 19 (4:30) - 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.
Healthy Rhythms WorkshopFRIDAY, JAN 16 (2:00-3:00pm) - 'Healthy Rhythm's' aims to give people, of all skill levels, the opportunity to learn introductory hand drumming rhythms while experiencing the power music has to relax us, open us up, foster connection, increase our immunit
Holiday CelebrationTUESDAY, DEC 16 (5:30-8pm) - Join us for our member holiday celebration! It will be an evening full of great company, joy and laughter! Join us for appetizers, holiday chili, a gourmet cookie decoration bar, caroling around the tree, holiday crafts
Holiday Open Art Studio SpaceFRIDAY, DEC 19 (10:30-12)- A drop in session, to complete old projects, connect with fellow members, and enjoy the process of creating!
Holiday Support DropInMONDAY, DEC 22 (1-2PM), TUESDAY DEC 23 (10-11:30) - An opportunity to drop in for support before the holidays. Open to all members. Join us for a cup of tea, time to connect, and share in support.
Imagery for HealingTHURSDAY, JAN 8, 15&22 (3-5pm)- Imagery can help deal with stress, illness and the grind of daily life. Get immediate positive feedback by learning easy-to-do imageries and gain a sense of control over your health.
iPad Photography 101MONDAY, JAN 19 (6:00-8:00pm) & TUESDAY JAN 27 (2:00-4:00pm)- Two independent introductory workshops to the Ipad. Your iPad is a fantastic tool for taking photos, both simple and sophisticated.
Kids Grieve TooTHURSDAY, JAN 22&29 (6:30pm) - A structured support group for children ages 4-12 who have lost a family member or friend to cancer. An opportunity for children to share feelings & learn to cope with change.
Kids Talk OutTUESDAY, JAN 20&27 (6:30pm) - A structured support group for children ages 4-12 living with cancer, and children with cancer in the family.
Leukemia and Lymphoma Networking GroupMONDAY, JAN 26 (6:30pm) - Connect with other people diagnosed and treated for a blood cancer such as Leukemia, Lymphoma, Myeloma or Myelodysplasia Syndrome.
Living with Cancer Daytime Support GroupWEDNESDAY, JAN 21&28 - For all Wellness members; people living with cancer, from newly diagnosed up to 18 months post-treatment. Weekly attendance is required.
Living with Cancer Post HolidaysTUESDAY, JAN 6&13 (6:30-8:00pm) - For all Wellness members, join Deb post-holiday stress, for a two week drop-in support group. It will be a relaxed environment, providing space and support before the new 10 week series begins.
Man Cave Men's Networking GroupWEDNESDAY, JAN 7 (6:30-8:00pm) - A peer facilitated networking group for men whose lives have been touched by cancer. Come, join us for a game of pool, some non-alcoholic ginger beer, & nachos!
Noogienight Pjs, Popcorn, MovieTUESDAY, JAN 13 & THURSDAY JAN 15 (6:30-8:00pm) - No need to dress up - it’s pajama time at Gilda’s Club. Children 4 - 12 are invited to the Clubhouse for popcorn and a movie! Grab some hot chocolate, get out of the cold and into the Clubhouse!
Ovarian Cancer Peer SupportMONDAY, JAN 26 (6:30-8:30PM) - This group is an advocacy/support group offered through Ovarian Cancer Canada, as a safe place where survivors of ovarian cancer add their voices in support of each other, share experiences & help navigate our path of surviv
Ovarian Cancer Peer Support GroupWEDNESDAY, DEC 18 (6:30pm) - This group is an advocacy/support group offering a safe place where survivors of ovarian cancer add their voices in support of each other, share experiences & help navigate our path of survivorship.
Photoshop Tweaking the StoryTHURSDAY, JAN 22, 29 & February 5 (2:00-4:00pm)- Explore hidden elements in your photos by learning to use Adobe Photoshop in this 3-week workshop with artist Keesic Douglas. Everyone image tells a story. Learn how to tell different stories by manipulat
Poetry NightMONDAY, DEC 15 (6:30-8:00pm) - All members welcome. Come for tea, coffee, and cookies to share some poetry, or just listen!
Self Reiki Practice GroupWEDNESDAY, DEC 10 (6:00-8:00PM) - Practice self-Reiki under the guidance of an instructor.
Super Sunday Gilda's Galaxy AdventureSUNDAY, JAN 25(1:30-4pm) - Gilda's Club is going to space! Join us in Noogieland to travel the galaxy.
Tai ChiFRIDAYS (1pm) - An ancient Chinese martial art, widely used for health promotion. It is a sequence of fluid-like body movements, which foster and improve balance and mobility.
Teens Filming OurselvesTUESDAYS (6:00-8:00) - Filming Ourselves is a unique multi- faceted digital storytelling experience designed specifically for teens whose lives have been touched by cancer. Filming Ourselves promotes creativity, self confidence, self expression and peer
The Writers Workshop FoundationWEDNESDAY, JAN 14, 21&28(3:00-5:00pm) - Based on Julia Cameron’s Book “The Right To Write,” members will use the techniques and writing exercises to make writing a natural, intensely personal way of life.
Therapeutic TouchTHURSDAY, JAN 8 (1-3pm) - 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.
Therapeutic Touch for Self CareTHURSDAY, JAN 29, FEB 5, 12, 19, 26 & MARCH 5 (3:00-5:00pm) - Research shows that Therapeutic Touch reduces anxiety, helps in healing tissues, alters perception of pain and is safe to use with cancer.
YogaTUESDAYS, (10:00am-11:30am) - Benefit from the healing and therapeutic powers of yoga. These classes include: a gentle vinyasa flow linking conscious breath with movement, restorative poses, and guided meditation (Yoga Nidra). Facilitated by Mary
Warm Winter SoupMONDAY, JAN 12 (11:00am-1:00pm) - What takes the chill out of a blustery winter day better than a warm bowl of homemade soup? Please join Deb for a culinary experience.
Watercolour Vision BooksTHURSDAY, JAN 22, 29 & FEB 5,12 (6:00-8:00pm) - Vision books are a way to identify core values and create a visual map of what makes you happy and what you want to accomplish. This workshop is an introduction to watercolour and mixed media techniques.
Living with Cancer Support GroupTUESDAY, JAN 20&27 (6:30pm) - *NEW NAME* For all Wellness members; a Support Group for people living with cancer, from newly diagnosed up to 18 months post-treatment. MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED.
Zumba: The Art of Gentle Movement & DanceTHURSDAYS (6:30pm) - Zumba is a described as an effortless, fun workout where you can lose yourself in the music and find yourself in the shape at the original dance-fitness party. It's easy to do and low impact.

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