Events & Activities

Cancer may slow you down, but it doesn’t have to stop you from living a full life.

Our winter calendar is brimming with activities, workshops and special events to keep you informed, engaged and empowered. Check out all the details here: January – March 2020 Wellness Centre calendar

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Now that the season of wet, messy weather is upon us, please remember to bring your indoor shoes with you when participating in activities at the Wellness Centre.

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CALENDAR

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Centre Closed – Happy Holidays
Centre Closed – Happy Holidays
Dec 23 2019 – Jan 5 2020 all-day
Centre closed December 23rd to January 5th inclusive.
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Gentle Qi gong 10:15 am
Gentle Qi gong @ Wellness Centre / Lou's House
Jan 6 @ 10:15 am – 11:30 am
Membership and physical assessment required. Open to cancer survivors and their caregivers.  
Reiki Mondays 10:30 am
Reiki Mondays @ Wellness Centre
Jan 6 @ 10:30 am – 3:00 pm
By appointment ONLY.
Voices of Hope Choir 3:00 pm
Voices of Hope Choir @ Wellness Centre / Lou's House
Jan 6 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Membership required. Open to cancer survivors, caregivers and volunteers.
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Gentle yoga – Tuesdays 10:00 am
Gentle yoga – Tuesdays @ Wellness Centre / Lou's House
Jan 7 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Membership and physical assessment required.
Reiki – Tuesdays 10:30 am
Reiki – Tuesdays @ Wellness Centre / Lou's House
Jan 7 @ 10:30 am – 12:45 pm
Membership required. By appointment only. Please call 514 340-3616 or stop by the reception desk to register.  
Dancing for Eva 2:00 pm
Dancing for Eva @ Wellness Centre / Lou's House
Jan 7 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Membership and physical assessment required.
CancerFightClub Bros Club (18-39) 7:00 pm
CancerFightClub Bros Club (18-39)
Jan 7 @ 7:00 pm
The Bros Club meets monthly for different activities at various locations in and around Montreal. The Club is open to young men (ages 18-39) with cancer.      
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Tai chi – Integral 10:15 am
Tai chi – Integral @ Wellness Centre / Lou's House
Jan 8 @ 10:15 am – 11:45 am
Membership and physical assessment required.
Healthy cooking – Wednesdays 10:30 am
Healthy cooking – Wednesdays @ Wellness Centre / Lou's House
Jan 8 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
Eating healthy isn’t complicated. Our volunteer chefs will show you how to prepare inexpensive, nutritious dishes that taste as good as they look.  Open to cancer survivors and their caregivers.  
Open art studio – Wednesdays 12:00 pm
Open art studio – Wednesdays @ Wellness Centre / Lou's House
Jan 8 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Membership required. Open to cancer survivors and their caregivers.
So you think you can dance! 12:00 pm
So you think you can dance! @ Wellness Centre / Lou's House
Jan 8 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Membership and physical assessment required.
Gentle Yoga – Wednesdays 1:15 pm
Gentle Yoga – Wednesdays @ Wellness Centre / Lou's House
Jan 8 @ 1:15 pm – 2:15 pm
Membership and physical assessment required.
Relaxation, meditation and visualization – French 1:15 pm
Relaxation, meditation and visualization – French @ Wellness Centre / Lou's House
Jan 8 @ 1:15 pm – 2:30 pm
In French. Membership and registration required. Open to cancer survivors and their caregivers. Call 514 340-3616.
Mourning Café 6:00 pm
Mourning Café @ Wellness Centre / Lou's House
Jan 8 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Open to those who have recently experienced a loss to cancer and need support. Held twice monthly on the second and fourth Wednesday evening of the month.  Registration required.
Groupe de soutien pour patients et aidants 6:30 pm
Groupe de soutien pour patients et aidants
Jan 8 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Registration required. Parallel English and French groups will run at the same time.
Newly diagnosed breast cancer support group 6:30 pm
Newly diagnosed breast cancer support group @ Wellness Centre / Lou's House
Jan 8 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Registration required. Closed group, 6-part series held the 2nd and 4th Wednesday of the month.
Patients’ and caregivers’ support group 6:30 pm
Patients’ and caregivers’ support group @ Wellness Centre / Lou's House
Jan 8 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Registration required. Group is held twice monthly on the second and fourth Wednesday of the month. Open to cancer survivors and caregivers who need support.
Post-treatment support group 6:30 pm
Post-treatment support group @ Wellness Centre / Lou's House
Jan 8 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
For patients who have completed treatment but still need support. Registration required.
CancerFightClub Bros Club (18-39) 7:00 pm
CancerFightClub Bros Club (18-39)
Jan 8 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
The Bros Club meets monthly for different activities at various locations in and around Montreal. The Club is open to young men (ages 18-39) with cancer.  
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Qi gong for health 10:30 am
Qi gong for health @ Wellness Centre / Lou's House
Jan 9 @ 10:30 am – 11:45 am
Membership and physical assessment required. Open to patients and caregivers.
Reiki Thursdays 10:30 am
Reiki Thursdays @ Wellness Centre / Lou's House
Jan 9 @ 10:30 am – 12:45 pm
Membership required. By appointment only. Please register at the reception desk or call 514 340-3616.
Gentle yoga – Thursdays 12:00 pm
Gentle yoga – Thursdays @ Wellness Centre / Lou's House
Jan 9 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Membership and physical assessment required.  
Pathway to relaxation 1:30 pm
Pathway to relaxation @ Wellness Centre / Lou's House
Jan 9 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
Membership and registration required. Open to cancer survivors and caregivers.
Open art studio – Thursdays 2:00 pm
Open art studio – Thursdays @ Wellness Centre / Lou's House
Jan 9 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Membership required. Open to cancer survivors and their caregivers.
Colorectal cancer support group 4:00 pm
Colorectal cancer support group @ Wellness Centre / Lou's House
Jan 9 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm
Registration required. Open to cancer survivors and their caregivers.
Brain tumour support group for caregivers 6:30 pm
Brain tumour support group for caregivers @ Wellness Centre / Lou's House
Jan 9 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Registration required.
Brain tumour support group for patients 6:30 pm
Brain tumour support group for patients @ Wellness Centre / Lou's House
Jan 9 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Registration required. Open to patients. Caregivers’ support group runs concurrently.
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Gentle Qi gong 10:15 am
Gentle Qi gong @ Wellness Centre / Lou's House
Jan 13 @ 10:15 am – 11:30 am
Membership and physical assessment required. Open to cancer survivors and their caregivers.  
Healthy cooking – Mondays 10:30 am
Healthy cooking – Mondays @ Wellness Centre / Lou's House
Jan 13 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
Eating healthy isn’t complicated. Our volunteer chefs will show you how to prepare inexpensive, nutritious dishes that taste as good as they look.  Open to cancer survivors and their caregivers.    
Reiki Mondays 10:30 am
Reiki Mondays @ Wellness Centre
Jan 13 @ 10:30 am – 3:00 pm
By appointment ONLY.
Zen toning 1:30 pm
Zen toning @ Wellness Centre
Jan 13 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
This class features strengthening exercises with a focus on good posture. Membership and physical assessment required.
Voices of Hope Choir 3:00 pm
Voices of Hope Choir @ Wellness Centre / Lou's House
Jan 13 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Membership required. Open to cancer survivors, caregivers and volunteers.
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Gentle yoga – Tuesdays 10:00 am
Gentle yoga – Tuesdays @ Wellness Centre / Lou's House
Jan 14 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Membership and physical assessment required.
Reiki – Tuesdays 10:30 am
Reiki – Tuesdays @ Wellness Centre / Lou's House
Jan 14 @ 10:30 am – 12:45 pm
Membership required. By appointment only. Please call 514 340-3616 or stop by the reception desk to register.  
Dancing for Eva 2:00 pm
Dancing for Eva @ Wellness Centre / Lou's House
Jan 14 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Membership and physical assessment required.
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Reiki Wednesdays 9:30 am
Reiki Wednesdays
Jan 15 @ 9:30 am – 12:30 pm
 
Tai chi – Integral 10:15 am
Tai chi – Integral @ Wellness Centre / Lou's House
Jan 15 @ 10:15 am – 11:45 am
Membership and physical assessment required.
Healthy cooking – Wednesdays 10:30 am
Healthy cooking – Wednesdays @ Wellness Centre / Lou's House
Jan 15 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
Eating healthy isn’t complicated. Our volunteer chefs will show you how to prepare inexpensive, nutritious dishes that taste as good as they look.  Open to cancer survivors and their caregivers.  
Open art studio – Wednesdays 12:00 pm
Open art studio – Wednesdays @ Wellness Centre / Lou's House
Jan 15 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Membership required. Open to cancer survivors and their caregivers.
So you think you can dance! 12:00 pm
So you think you can dance! @ Wellness Centre / Lou's House
Jan 15 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Membership and physical assessment required.
Gentle Yoga – Wednesdays 1:15 pm
Gentle Yoga – Wednesdays @ Wellness Centre / Lou's House
Jan 15 @ 1:15 pm – 2:15 pm
Membership and physical assessment required.
Relaxation, meditation and visualization – French 1:15 pm
Relaxation, meditation and visualization – French @ Wellness Centre / Lou's House
Jan 15 @ 1:15 pm – 2:30 pm
In French. Membership and registration required. Open to cancer survivors and their caregivers. Call 514 340-3616.
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Qi gong for health 10:30 am
Qi gong for health @ Wellness Centre / Lou's House
Jan 16 @ 10:30 am – 11:45 am
Membership and physical assessment required. Open to patients and caregivers.
Reiki Thursdays 10:30 am
Reiki Thursdays @ Wellness Centre / Lou's House
Jan 16 @ 10:30 am – 12:45 pm
Membership required. By appointment only. Please register at the reception desk or call 514 340-3616.
Gentle yoga – Thursdays 12:00 pm
Gentle yoga – Thursdays @ Wellness Centre / Lou's House
Jan 16 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Membership and physical assessment required.  
Breast friends support group 1:30 pm
Breast friends support group @ Wellness Centre / Lou's House
Jan 16 @ 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm
Registration required. Group for women coping with metastatic breast cancer.
Pathway to relaxation 1:30 pm
Pathway to relaxation @ Wellness Centre / Lou's House
Jan 16 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
Membership and registration required. Open to cancer survivors and caregivers.
Open art studio – Thursdays 2:00 pm
Open art studio – Thursdays @ Wellness Centre / Lou's House
Jan 16 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Membership required. Open to cancer survivors and their caregivers.
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Gentle Qi gong 10:15 am
Gentle Qi gong @ Wellness Centre / Lou's House
Jan 20 @ 10:15 am – 11:30 am
Membership and physical assessment required. Open to cancer survivors and their caregivers.  
Healthy cooking – Mondays 10:30 am
Healthy cooking – Mondays @ Wellness Centre / Lou's House
Jan 20 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
Eating healthy isn’t complicated. Our volunteer chefs will show you how to prepare inexpensive, nutritious dishes that taste as good as they look.  Open to cancer survivors and their caregivers.    
Reiki Mondays 10:30 am
Reiki Mondays @ Wellness Centre
Jan 20 @ 10:30 am – 3:00 pm
By appointment ONLY.
Zen toning 1:30 pm
Zen toning @ Wellness Centre
Jan 20 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
This class features strengthening exercises with a focus on good posture. Membership and physical assessment required.
Voices of Hope Choir 3:00 pm
Voices of Hope Choir @ Wellness Centre / Lou's House
Jan 20 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Membership required. Open to cancer survivors, caregivers and volunteers.
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Men’s Club 9:30 am
Men’s Club @ Wellness Centre
Jan 21 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am
Registration required. A place of their own for male cancer patients and caregivers to meet over breakfast, share, learn and connect in a supportive environment.
Gentle yoga – Tuesdays 10:00 am
Gentle yoga – Tuesdays @ Wellness Centre / Lou's House
Jan 21 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Membership and physical assessment required.
Reiki – Tuesdays 10:30 am
Reiki – Tuesdays @ Wellness Centre / Lou's House
Jan 21 @ 10:30 am – 12:45 pm
Membership required. By appointment only. Please call 514 340-3616 or stop by the reception desk to register.  
Look Good, Feel Better 1:00 pm
Look Good, Feel Better @ Wellness Centre / Lou's House
Jan 21 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
A cosmetic workshop that helps women cope with the appearance-related side effects of cancer. Registration must be completed on the Look Good Feel Better website –  https://lgfb.ca/en/workshop-finder
Dancing for Eva 2:00 pm
Dancing for Eva @ Wellness Centre / Lou's House
Jan 21 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Membership and physical assessment required.
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Reiki Wednesdays 9:30 am
Reiki Wednesdays
Jan 22 @ 9:30 am – 12:30 pm
 
Tai chi – Integral 10:15 am
Tai chi – Integral @ Wellness Centre / Lou's House
Jan 22 @ 10:15 am – 11:45 am
Membership and physical assessment required.
Healthy cooking – Wednesdays 10:30 am
Healthy cooking – Wednesdays @ Wellness Centre / Lou's House
Jan 22 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
Eating healthy isn’t complicated. Our volunteer chefs will show you how to prepare inexpensive, nutritious dishes that taste as good as they look.  Open to cancer survivors and their caregivers.  
Open art studio – Wednesdays 12:00 pm
Open art studio – Wednesdays @ Wellness Centre / Lou's House
Jan 22 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Membership required. Open to cancer survivors and their caregivers.
So you think you can dance! 12:00 pm
So you think you can dance! @ Wellness Centre / Lou's House
Jan 22 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Membership and physical assessment required.
Gentle Yoga – Wednesdays 1:15 pm
Gentle Yoga – Wednesdays @ Wellness Centre / Lou's House
Jan 22 @ 1:15 pm – 2:15 pm
Membership and physical assessment required.
Relaxation, meditation and visualization – French 1:15 pm
Relaxation, meditation and visualization – French @ Wellness Centre / Lou's House
Jan 22 @ 1:15 pm – 2:30 pm
In French. Membership and registration required. Open to cancer survivors and their caregivers. Call 514 340-3616.
Mourning Café 6:00 pm
Mourning Café @ Wellness Centre / Lou's House
Jan 22 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Open to those who have recently experienced a loss to cancer and need support. Held twice monthly on the second and fourth Wednesday evening of the month.  Registration required.
Groupe de soutien pour patients et aidants 6:30 pm
Groupe de soutien pour patients et aidants
Jan 22 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Registration required. Parallel English and French groups will run at the same time.
Newly diagnosed breast cancer support group 6:30 pm
Newly diagnosed breast cancer support group @ Wellness Centre / Lou's House
Jan 22 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Registration required. Closed group, 6-part series held the 2nd and 4th Wednesday of the month.
Patients’ and caregivers’ support group 6:30 pm
Patients’ and caregivers’ support group @ Wellness Centre / Lou's House
Jan 22 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Registration required. Group is held twice monthly on the second and fourth Wednesday of the month. Open to cancer survivors and caregivers who need support.
Post-treatment support group – in French 6:30 pm
Post-treatment support group – in French @ Wellness Centre
Jan 22 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
For patients who have completed their treatment but still need support. Registration required.
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Qi gong for health 10:30 am
Qi gong for health @ Wellness Centre / Lou's House
Jan 23 @ 10:30 am – 11:45 am
Membership and physical assessment required. Open to patients and caregivers.
Reiki Thursdays 10:30 am
Reiki Thursdays @ Wellness Centre / Lou's House
Jan 23 @ 10:30 am – 12:45 pm
Membership required. By appointment only. Please register at the reception desk or call 514 340-3616.
Gentle yoga – Thursdays 12:00 pm
Gentle yoga – Thursdays @ Wellness Centre / Lou's House
Jan 23 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Membership and physical assessment required.  
Pathway to relaxation 1:30 pm
Pathway to relaxation @ Wellness Centre / Lou's House
Jan 23 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
Membership and registration required. Open to cancer survivors and caregivers.
Open art studio – Thursdays 2:00 pm
Open art studio – Thursdays @ Wellness Centre / Lou's House
Jan 23 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Membership required. Open to cancer survivors and their caregivers.
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Gentle Qi gong 10:15 am
Gentle Qi gong @ Wellness Centre / Lou's House
Jan 27 @ 10:15 am – 11:30 am
Membership and physical assessment required. Open to cancer survivors and their caregivers.  
Healthy cooking – Mondays 10:30 am
Healthy cooking – Mondays @ Wellness Centre / Lou's House
Jan 27 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
Eating healthy isn’t complicated. Our volunteer chefs will show you how to prepare inexpensive, nutritious dishes that taste as good as they look.  Open to cancer survivors and their caregivers.    
Reiki Mondays 10:30 am
Reiki Mondays @ Wellness Centre
Jan 27 @ 10:30 am – 3:00 pm
By appointment ONLY.
Zen toning 1:30 pm
Zen toning @ Wellness Centre
Jan 27 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
This class features strengthening exercises with a focus on good posture. Membership and physical assessment required.
Voices of Hope Choir 3:00 pm
Voices of Hope Choir @ Wellness Centre / Lou's House
Jan 27 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Membership required. Open to cancer survivors, caregivers and volunteers.
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Gentle yoga – Tuesdays 10:00 am
Gentle yoga – Tuesdays @ Wellness Centre / Lou's House
Jan 28 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Membership and physical assessment required.
Reiki – Tuesdays 10:30 am
Reiki – Tuesdays @ Wellness Centre / Lou's House
Jan 28 @ 10:30 am – 12:45 pm
Membership required. By appointment only. Please call 514 340-3616 or stop by the reception desk to register.  
Dancing for Eva 2:00 pm
Dancing for Eva @ Wellness Centre / Lou's House
Jan 28 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Membership and physical assessment required.
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Reiki Wednesdays 9:30 am
Reiki Wednesdays
Jan 29 @ 9:30 am – 12:30 pm
 
Tai chi – Integral 10:15 am
Tai chi – Integral @ Wellness Centre / Lou's House
Jan 29 @ 10:15 am – 11:45 am
Membership and physical assessment required.
Healthy cooking – Wednesdays 10:30 am
Healthy cooking – Wednesdays @ Wellness Centre / Lou's House
Jan 29 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
Eating healthy isn’t complicated. Our volunteer chefs will show you how to prepare inexpensive, nutritious dishes that taste as good as they look.  Open to cancer survivors and their caregivers.  
Open art studio – Wednesdays 12:00 pm
Open art studio – Wednesdays @ Wellness Centre / Lou's House
Jan 29 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Membership required. Open to cancer survivors and their caregivers.
So you think you can dance! 12:00 pm
So you think you can dance! @ Wellness Centre / Lou's House
Jan 29 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Membership and physical assessment required.
Gentle Yoga – Wednesdays 1:15 pm
Gentle Yoga – Wednesdays @ Wellness Centre / Lou's House
Jan 29 @ 1:15 pm – 2:15 pm
Membership and physical assessment required.
Relaxation, meditation and visualization – French 1:15 pm
Relaxation, meditation and visualization – French @ Wellness Centre / Lou's House
Jan 29 @ 1:15 pm – 2:30 pm
In French. Membership and registration required. Open to cancer survivors and their caregivers. Call 514 340-3616.
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Qi gong for health 10:30 am
Qi gong for health @ Wellness Centre / Lou's House
Jan 30 @ 10:30 am – 11:45 am
Membership and physical assessment required. Open to patients and caregivers.
Reiki Thursdays 10:30 am
Reiki Thursdays @ Wellness Centre / Lou's House
Jan 30 @ 10:30 am – 12:45 pm
Membership required. By appointment only. Please register at the reception desk or call 514 340-3616.
Gentle yoga – Thursdays 12:00 pm
Gentle yoga – Thursdays @ Wellness Centre / Lou's House
Jan 30 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Membership and physical assessment required.  
Pathway to relaxation 1:30 pm
Pathway to relaxation @ Wellness Centre / Lou's House
Jan 30 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
Membership and registration required. Open to cancer survivors and caregivers.
Open art studio – Thursdays 2:00 pm
Open art studio – Thursdays @ Wellness Centre / Lou's House
Jan 30 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Membership required. Open to cancer survivors and their caregivers.
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DON’T MISS A THING

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Reiki Wednesdays
Jan 29 @ 9:30 am – 12:30 pm
Tai chi – Integral @ Wellness Centre / Lou's House
Jan 29 @ 10:15 am – 11:45 am

Membership and physical assessment required.

Healthy cooking – Wednesdays @ Wellness Centre / Lou's House
Jan 29 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm

Eating healthy isn’t complicated. Our volunteer chefs will show you how to prepare inexpensive, nutritious dishes that taste as good as they look.  Open to cancer survivors and their caregivers.

 

Open art studio – Wednesdays @ Wellness Centre / Lou's House
Jan 29 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm

Membership required. Open to cancer survivors and their caregivers.

So you think you can dance! @ Wellness Centre / Lou's House
Jan 29 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Membership and physical assessment required.

Gentle Yoga – Wednesdays @ Wellness Centre / Lou's House
Jan 29 @ 1:15 pm – 2:15 pm

Membership and physical assessment required.

Relaxation, meditation and visualization – French @ Wellness Centre / Lou's House
Jan 29 @ 1:15 pm – 2:30 pm

In French. Membership and registration required. Open to cancer survivors and their caregivers. Call 514 340-3616.

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Qi gong for health @ Wellness Centre / Lou's House
Jan 30 @ 10:30 am – 11:45 am

Membership and physical assessment required. Open to patients and caregivers.

Reiki Thursdays @ Wellness Centre / Lou's House
Jan 30 @ 10:30 am – 12:45 pm

Membership required. By appointment only. Please register at the reception desk or call 514 340-3616.

Gentle yoga – Thursdays @ Wellness Centre / Lou's House
Jan 30 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Membership and physical assessment required.