Gilda's Club Greater Toronto

Cancer support So that no one faces cancer alone.


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20s & 30s Support GroupTHURSDAY, JAN 29, FEB 12&26(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.
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 30, FEB 13&27 (10:15am) - Explore the full potential of your body & its relationship to music, through contemporary dance & creative movement. All welcome. No experience required.
Digital Storytelling For Adults 20+WEDNESDAYS (1:00-3:00pm) - Storytelling using digital media can provide a powerful and meaningful way of documenting personal experiences, ideas and feelings about your own/your loved one’s cancer while exploring your creative process and learning express
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.
Super Sunday: Find Your Rhythm Drumming Up Family LoveSUNDAY, FEB 22 (1:30-4:00pm) - If you didn't get enough on Family Day, join us at Gilda's Club for some great family time. Rick Monaco is back teaching ‘The Language of Rhythm’. No experience necessary.
Food As Medicine: Macrobiotic Cooking DemystifiedMONDAY, FEB 9&23 (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 27, FEB 10&24 (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.
Health Inducing Alignment Workshop (Mitzvah Technique)MONDAY, FEB 23 (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, FEB 20 (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
Imagery for HealingTHURSDAY, 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 and MeMONDAY, FEB 2, 9&23 (6:00-8:00pm) - An iPad can do many useful things, but did you know that it can be used to tell stories? In this workshop we will use the iMovie app to combine photos, music, and our recorded voices.
iPad Photography 101TUESDAY 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 TooTHURSDAYS (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 OutTUESDAYS (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 & Feb 23 (6:30pm) - Hosted at GCGT: Connect with other people diagnosed and treated for a blood cancer such as Leukemia, Lymphoma, Myeloma or Myelodysplasia Syndrome.
Living With Cancer Evening Support GroupTUESDAYS (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.
Living with Cancer Daytime Support GroupWEDNESDAYS - For all Wellness members; people living with cancer, from newly diagnosed up to 18 months post-treatment. Weekly attendance is required. MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED.
Man Cave Men's Networking GroupWEDNESDAY, FEB 4 (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!
Nourish the SoulFRIDAY, FEB 20 (11:30am-12:30pm) - Come join Alex Totoiescu, for a cooking demonstration, and nutritional information, on how we can feel good about what we put in our bodies.
Ovarian Cancer Peer SupportMONDAY, JAN 26 & FEB 24 (6:30-8:30PM) - Hosted at GCGT: 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 na
Photographic Storytelling Beyond BasicsTHURSDAYS (2:00-4:00pm) - Calling all photography enthusiasts! Explore storytelling through digital still photography with artist photographer Keesic Douglas. Everyone has stories to tell. Stories about hope, stories about memories, stories about you.
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
Self Reiki Practice GroupWEDNESDAY, FEB 25 (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 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.
The Writer's Workshop MemoirsWEDNESDAY, FEB 4, 11, 18&25 (3:00-5:00pm) - Join memoir writer/blogger Aviva Rubin in a 4 week workshop where you’ll learn the basics of memoire writing, personal essays and get started on one of the stories you’ve always wanted to tell.
Therapeutic TouchTHURSDAY, FEB 12 (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
Transitions Tips, Tricks and Strategies to Find Your New NormalWEDNESDAYS, FEB 4, 11, 18&25 (6:30-8:00pm) - For members who have completed treatment, and are looking for new skills, and strategies for re-integrating into a new sense of normal.
Valentine's Day Workshop Bouquet of LoveTHURSDAY, FEB 12 (11:00am-12:30pm) - Celebrate Valentine’s Day by learning how to create a beautiful hand-tied floral bouquet! This promises to be a fun filled and inspirational workshop for all.
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.
Young Metastatic Social PotluckMONDAY, FEB 2 (6:00-8:00pm) - Welcoming all young adult members of the young metastatic community, for a social potluck! Join others in sharing stories and experiences, while engaging in a new and supportive community.
Zumba: The Art of Gentle Movement & DanceTHURSDAY, JAN 22&29, FEB 5&12 (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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