Gilda's Club Greater Toronto

Cancer support For the whole family, the whole time.

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20s & 30s Support Group2ND & 4TH TUESDAY MONTHLY (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.
Art and Illustration Stamp Making WorkshopTHURSDAYS, SEPT 23 TO OCT 14 (1pm) - 2014 OCADU Illustration graduate Hudson Christie returns to Gilda’s Club for a stamp-making workshop!
Art of Digital Storytelling for Adults 20+ (8-Weeks)WEDNESDAYS, SEPT 24 TO NOV 15 (6pm) - Ongoing Participation Required. Use digital media to document personal experiences, ideas & feelings about you or your loved one's cancer diagnosis.
Beauty Beyond Boobs Defining Your Own Sense of SelfMONDAY, OCT 20 & 27 (2pm) - Whether or not you have experienced a lumpectomy or mastectomy, we will work together to define our own sense of self, strengthening our self-esteem, body-image, & outlook on our ‘new norm’.
Chi GongWEDNESDAY, OCT 29 (6:30pm) - A traditional Chinese system for health preservation & maintenance. Practitioners describe it as gentle, effortless & energy-enhancing. It can help reduce stress & improve emotional & physical well-being.
Creative Movement with The National Ballet School of CanadaFRIDAY, OCT 3, 17 & 31 (10am) - 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.
Exploring Mindfulness Through Art & JournalingFRIDAY, SEPT 26 (11am) - This course explores mindfulness and meditation through art and journaling.
Felted Flowers Crochet Workshop (3-Weeks)WEDNESDAY, OCT 8, 15 & 22 (10am) -Once the basic flower is crocheted & felted, your imagination can continue by enhancing them with beads, ribbons, specialty yarns. Although the focus & class pattern is for crocheted flowers, a knitted version is availabl
Food As Medicine: Macrobiotic Cooking DemystifiedMONDAY, SEPT 24, OCT 6 & 20 (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 ChoirTUESDAY, SEPT 23, OCT 7 & 21 (6:30pm) - Like to sing in the shower? Come & join us in harmony! No experience necessary!
Gilda's GardenFRIDAY, SEPT 19 & 26 (10am) - Join Gilda’s Club staff and volunteers for a morning of maintaining our garden throughout the summer! Please feel free to bring something to plant, but not required and please bring your own gardening gloves.
Health Inducing Alignment Workshop (Mitzvah Technique)MONDAY, SEPT 22 & OCT 20 (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.
Intro to Songwriting 20s & 30s (6-Weeks)TUESDAYS, SEPT 30, OCT 7 & 21, NOV 11 & 25, DEC 9 (6pm) - Ongoing Participation Required. Songwriting is a powerful way to tell a story. Facilitated by artist Ciara Adams, you will receive hands on instruction on songwriting.
Introduction to Mindfulness (7-Weeks)MONDAYS, OCT 6 TO NOV 24 (1pm) - Ongoing Participation Required. Learn how to pay attention to the present moment, using techniques such as breathing & body relaxation. Become more aware of your thoughts to manage stress & anxiety.
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, SEPT 22 & OCT 27 (6:30pm) - Connect with other people diagnosed and treated for a blood cancer such as Leukemia, Lymphoma, Myeloma or Myelodysplasia Syndrome.
Man Cave Men's Networking GroupWEDNESDAY, OCT 8 (6:30pm) - 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!
Ovarian Cancer Lunch and LearnTHURSDAY, OCT 2 (12pm) - Celebrate & commemorate Ovarian Cancer Awareness month with Ovarian Cancer Canada's new Regional Director, Cailey Crawford & her colleague Ashley Laurin. Open to all members. Bring your own bag lunch; beverages & dessert provided
Ovarian Cancer Peer Support GroupMONDAY, OCT 20 (6:30pm) - Holiday Card Making in October! 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
Parent Coffee HourTUESDAY, SEPT 30 (6:30pm) - A network group for adults who are parenting with cancer in the family.
Parenting Your Child Through CancerWednesday, October 1 & 29 (6:30pm) - This workshop will specifically address parenting a child whose life has been touched by cancer.
Self-Reiki BackgroundWEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 24 (6pm) - A class dedicated to providing participants with a background overview of Reiki and its health benefits.
Self-Reiki PracticeWEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 24 (7pm) - Practice self-Reiki under the guidance of an instructor.
Spoken Word, Just Sayin' (teens)TUESDAYS (6:30pm) - Showtime! Come set the stage with special guest Dwayne Morgan and the Filming Ourselves team. Self-expression for teens through poetic performance in the Spoken Word! Generously supported by the Ontario Trillium Foundation (OTF) and Th
Super Sunday NOOGIEFEST Halloween PartySUNDAY, OCT 26 (1pm) - OPEN TO ALL MEMBERS! You are invited to our annual spook-tacular Halloween party at Gilda’s Club Greater Toronto! Fun activities & treats for kids of all ages. Costumes are most welcome!
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.
Therapeutic Touch Practice Group2ND THURSDAY EVERY MONTH (1pm - 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.
YogaWEDNESDAYS,12PM STARTING IN OCTOBER - 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
Wellness Group with AliWEDNESDAY, OCT 1, 15, 22 & 29 (10:30am) - For people living with cancer, from newly diagnosed up to 18 months post-treatment.
Wellness Group with DebTUESDAYS (6:30pm) - A Support Group for people living with cancer, from newly diagnosed up to 18 months post-treatment. MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED.
Wellness Group with EllenTUESDAYS (6:30pm) - A Support Group for people living with cancer, from newly diagnosed up to 18 months post-treatment.
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.
Drumming Workshop!Drumming is one of the oldest and universally healing rituals. In this 4-week series, participants will learn to tell stories through rhythm and drumming techniques. COMING: August 6-27

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