YOGA FOR CANCER

The Yoga for Cancer program follows a specialized yoga methodology designed to address the physical and emotional needs of cancer patients and survivors. Participants build community and support while engaging in classes that incorporate relaxation breathing and restorative poses, as well as gentle poses and flows performed on the mat, with yoga props, and with the use of the wall. Classes are taught by a certified yoga4cancer (y4c) teacher with knowledge and awareness of the special needs of cancer patients and survivors.

Classes are held on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 10:00 – 11:00 AM.

*Participants should bring their own yoga mat, yoga blocks, and towel. See Wendy Shutty for scheduling. Must register before the first of 1st of each month.

Fees:
$35 Members
$50 Non-members

Contact

WENDY SHUTTY
Fitness Director
wendy@saymca.org

ROCK STEADY BOXING

RSB enables people with Parkinson’s to fight their disease by providing non-contact boxing style fitness that improves their quality of life, sense of efficacy and self-worth. Taught by certified Rock Steady Boxing coaches, these classes have proven that anyone, at any level of Parkinson’s, can actually lessen their symptoms and lead a healthier/happier life.

Classes are held on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays 10:30 am -11:30 am.

*Any new participant to Rock Steady Boxing must obtain a physician’s medical release and meet with a coach to schedule an initial assessment. See Wendy Shutty for scheduling. Must pre-register before the 1st of each month.

Fees:
$50 Members
$60 Non-members

Contact

WENDY SHUTTY
Fitness Director
wendy@saymca.org

NEURO-WELLNESS CLASS

Four-Week Sessions

This class is designed for stroke survivors and those who suffer from Parkinson’s and other neuro-related conditions and helps participants stay active. Classes will be conducted by YMCA Personal Trainers/Instructors who have trained with Licensed Physical Therapists. Participants MUST have physician’s referral. Class size is limited. MUST PRE-REGISTER.

Fees:
$60 Member
$70 Non-Member

Dates: March 28th – April 20th
Mondays & Wednesday at 1:00 PM

Contact

WENDY SHUTTY
Fitness Director
wendy@saymca.org

ADULT RESPITE CARE

Our program for adults offers a friendly and stimulating environment for those unable to be alone during the day. Participants enjoy the company of other adults, the support of a nursing staff, group exercise classes, walking, swimming and the wellness center.

The program celebrates the richness of each generation by helping participants remain active and stimulated both physically and mentally; encouraging participants to achieve their maximum level of functioning; fostering socialization, interaction and relationships across generations; and providing support for families and caregivers.

Our adult respite care program serves

  • Persons 18 years and older
  • Persons who require supervision and assistance with daily living.
  • Persons with health issues such as but not limited to:
    • Alzheimer’s Disease/Dementia
    • Stroke/Cardiovascular Disease
    • Diabetes
    • Multiple frailties or impairments

Special Features

  • Skilled staff (Registered Nurse, CNAs)
  • Morning snack and hot lunch
  • Licensed by the Virginia Department of Social Services