Mindful Movement Classes

Mindful Movements

Support healing, increased flexibility and range of motion, and reduce stress with fitness and yoga classes modified for a variety of needs.

Register for classes at livingwell.nm.org


Class Pass

Work out with an Exercise Class Pass for on-site and virtual classes Living Well has an Exercise Class Pass that
enables you to choose up to 50 on-site or virtual fitness and yoga classes. These classes can help you increase your flexibility and range of motion, support your healing and reduce stress. We will notify you when you approach your class limit.



Schedule an exercise consultation

If you have questions about exercise and any limitations related to your cancer diagnosis or treatment, please email Living Well Wellness Coordinator Erin Bloodworth at info@livingwellcrc.org to schedule a consultation. Please include “schedule exercise consultation” in your subject line.

(To participate, you must have a current Consent and Release Form on file.) 




Back-on-Track: Exercise and Mindful Movement Following Cancer Treatment
This three-week series designed to address exercise and movement after cancer treatment. The series is open to patients and caregivers who would like to start an exercise program or would like more guidance with their current exercise program.


Week 1: Overview of Exercise and Physical Activity Guidelines (lecture and discussion)

Geneva: September 14th, 6:30-7:45pm

Warrenville: November 2nd 6:30-7:45pm


Week 2: Cardiovascular Training and Mindful Movements (lecture and seated stretching)

Geneva: September 21st, 6:30-7:45pm

Warrenville: November 9th, 6:30-7:45pm


Week 3: Strength Training and Exercise Demo (lecture and “learn by doing”)

Geneva: September 28th, 6:30-7:45pm

Warrenville: November 16th, 6:30-7:45pm


Yoga and Fitness Classes


Hybrid (Geneva): Mondays, 10:15–11:00am
Hybrid (Warrenville): Fridays, 10:00–10:45am
Build strength, balance and flexibility while creating a higher state of mindfulness. This gentle and sometimes invigorating class will help you manage stress as you tune into your mind-body connection. Class may include both standing and mat yoga poses.



Hybrid (Northwestern Medicine Cancer Center
Orland Park) 15300 West Avenue, Lower-Level Conference Room A, Orland Park
Tuesdays, 2:00–2:45pm*
*No class December 5
Build strength, balance and flexibility while creating a higher state of mindfulness. This class will include both standing and mat yoga poses and a number of methods for stretching and gaining strength.



Chair Yoga
Hybrid (Warrenville): Thursdays, 10:15–11:00am
Receive all of the benefits of yoga from the safety of a chair. This class will focus on posture, flexibility, proprioception, mindfulness and mobility from a seated



Chair Yoga and Standing Balance
Hybrid (Geneva): Mondays, 5:00–5:45pm
Hybrid (Warrenville): Tuesdays, 11:15am–Noon
Standing time is associated with better heart and metabolism health and a lower risk of all-cause mortality and heart disease. This class encourages
you to practice standing balance exercises in a safe environment following a seated mobility session.



Movement for Bone Health
Hybrid (Warrenville): Tuesdays, 10:15–11:00am
Hybrid (Geneva): Wednesdays, 10:15–11:00am
People de-conditioned by cancer treatment and those who have osteoporosis/osteopenia can be prone to falls and fractures. This standing class will emphasize
strength training and floor work with a mat to help bone density.



Chair Fitness for Lymphedema and Neuropathy
Hybrid (Warrenville): Tuesdays, 12:15–1:00pm
Hybrid (Warrenville): Thursdays, 11:15am –Noon
Lymph fluid relies on movement and the contraction of your muscles to make it flow. This class will address the movements needed to help the lymphatic system
and stimulate receptors of the hands and feet to help reduce neuropathy-related pain and symptoms.



Restorative Yoga
In Person (Geneva): Mondays, 6:00–6:45pm
Hybrid (Warrenville): 4th Wednesday of each month only, 5:45–6:15pm
Practice restorative poses designed to relax and restore the whole body. Each pose will be held for
a period of time to release tension and deepen relaxation. Class may include both standing and mat yoga poses.



Chair Yoga and Guided Relaxation for Stress Relief
Hybrid (Geneva): Wednesdays, 11:15am–Noon
Science has now identified that stress causes us to age more quickly. Learn stress reduction methods in this fully guided practice of seated yoga postures followed
by a guided relaxation practice.



Tai Chi-Mediation in Motion
In Person (Geneva): Mondays, 12:30–1:15pm
In Person (Warrenville): Thursdays, 12:30–1:15pm
This gentle form of exercise focuses on maintaining strength, flexibility and balance while reducing stress and anxiety. This is a standing practice.



Face the Fight (Shadow Boxing Fitness)
In Person (Warrenville): Wednesdays, 11:00–11:45am
Build confidence, regain trust in your body and reduce stress. Join Delilah Matos, Certified Silver Level USA Boxing Coach, for a low-impact, non-contact shadow boxing class that will have you feeling empowered and ready to face any obstacle with impact.

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