University of Vermont

The University of Vermont Cancer Center

Support for Patients

Classes & Workshops

Mindful Tools for Health and Wellness

This free workshop can help you strengthen your ability to cope with the difficulties of illness; learn mind and body practices to reduce stress and anxiety; support your own healing journey. The program includes guided instruction in mindfulness meditation, gentle stretching and yoga, group discussion, and practice at home.

Thursdays: March 17, 24, 31; April 7, 14, 28; May 5, 12
Saturday, April 30, 9-1 pm
UVM College of Medicine Health Science Research Facility, Room 300
Contact Roz Grossman or call (802) 233-2461.

Touch, Caring, and Cancer

The Touch, Caring, and Cancer Program is a unique resource for families that teaches simple techniques to provide cancer patients with comfort, relaxation, and confidence. Workshops can be accessed in the UVM Medical Center Infusion Center on a weekly basis, where experts can answer questions and teach effective techniques.

The Dhatri Foundation

The Dhatri Foundation serves individual and community health need through wellness workshops, daily movement classes, and community programs. Our integrative approach to healing fosters physical, mental and spiritual well-being through both Eastern and Western medicine. At Dhatri, one can find a variety of programs to help attain maximum health and wellness.

The Dhatri Foundation
c/o Eastern View Integrative Medicine
185 Tilley Drive
South Burlington, VT 05403
(802) 862-2333

Healing Art & Writing

In this two-hour drop-in session, we'll explore art and writing that reduce stress. Using simple exercises, we will write, draw, and share stories that carry us through the challenges of healing. No writing experience necessary! Free and open to all those touched by cancer or chronic illness, including caregivers. The facilitator, Patricia Fontaine, has taught expressive art and writing courses for many years. With a Master's in Counseling Psychology and Transformative Language Arts, she loves this work. She survives a medley of cancers.

Tuesdays, January 18 - June 14, 2011
10 am - 12 noon
(no class 3/29)
Frymoyer Community Resource Center, Main Pavilion Level 3, The University of Vermont Medical Center
(802) 847-8821

Wednesdays, January 19 - June 15, 2011 10 am - 12 noon
Hope Lodge, 237 East Avenue, Burlington
(802) 658-0649
(no class 3/30)

Community Medical School

Community Medical School, designed to share the medical learning experience with our greater community, is a series of weekly lectures held twice yearly.The topics are chosen for their relevance and presented by UVM/The University of Vermont Medical Center faculty experienced with presenting scientific information in an engaging, easy-to-understand manner.

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