Hello.
February brings optimism and joyful hearts. This month's calendar reflects this sentiment with the return of Zentangle and self-love with our Spa Day workshop.

Read more details and see the full schedule below.
Our office will be closed on Monday, February 15, in observance of Presidents' Day.

If you are not a current WeSPARK guest, please email us at intakes@wespark.org to schedule a brief Welcome Meeting, a required first step to access our FREE programs, workshops, and support groups.
Featured Workshops
Eating for Immunity
Monday, February 22
with Megan Sewards
Join Megan, registered dietician and specialist in oncology nutrition, for an informative workshop on how to eat to boost your immunity.

Registration is required for this limited workshop. Save your spot now.
Spa Day
Wednesday, February 24
with Debi Byrnes
Practice a bit of self-love in February by making time to attend our Spa Day workshop. Join Debi Byrnes, registered esthetician, to learn about how to care for your skin.

Registration is required for this limited workshop. Save your spot now.
Mindfulness & Self-care During Challenging Times
Mondays at 10 AM
with Diane Hubner
You will learn how to use mindfulness techniques to reduce stress and feel better.

Currently, the class is full but we will add new people to the wait list for the next session.
Zentangle
Wednesdays at 3:30 PM
with Jody Church
Join us for the relaxing practice of Zentangle. It's zen for your pen and simple to learn. Practice any time. To view see the suggested materials list click here.

Please register now to save your spot for Zentangle in February.
Clinical Corner
What Cancer Patients Need to Know About COVID-19 Vaccines
Please With cases of COVID-19 on the rise across the country, the start of vaccinations among healthcare workers is encouraging.
Health care workers getting the vaccine "will help cancer patients tremendously," says Mashiul Chowdhury, MD, Infectious Disease Program Specialist for Cancer Treatment Centers of America (CTCA).

Click the link below to read more about what cancer patients should know before getting the vaccine.
About Cancer Treatment Centers of America 
Cancer Treatment Centers of America® is a national network of five hospitals that serves adult patients who are fighting cancer. CTCA® offers an integrative approach to care designed to help patients physically and emotionally by enhancing their quality of life while managing side effects both during and after treatment.

You may also reach them at their VIP LINE 800.227.3207 with any questions. Be sure to follow them on: FacebookInstagramTwitterLinkedIn and YouTube.
Ongoing Classes & Groups
Yoga with Victoria
Tuesdays at 10 AM
with Victoria Gluchoski
Join Victoria from Perseverance Yoga for a morning opportunity to stretch and build a healthy routine. Yoga helps reduce stress and improve quality of life.

Please register to receive the Zoom link.
Young Adult Support
Tuesdays at 1 PM
with Jamie Allen
Join Jaime for the return of our Young Adult Support Group on Tuesdays starting February 16.

This group is for cancer patients ages 18-39 who are in treatment or post-treatment. Share and connect with individuals with a similar experience.

Please register to receive the Zoom link.
QI Gong & Meditation for Cancer Support
Tuesdays at 3 PM
with Ed Sullivan
Ed Sullivan leads this class that combines exercises and powerful meditations to help restore and maintain health and wellness. This weekly practice helps reduce fatigue, brain fog, anxiety, and numbness or tingling in your hands and feet. This practice can be done from a standing or seated position.

Don't miss out, register today to receive the link for this limited guided journey.
Caregivers Support
Tuesdays at 6 PM
with Jaime Allen
Our Caregivers Support Group meets on Tuesdays at 6PM. If you are a caregiver, consider carving a little time to join this supportive community. Share, listen and get thoughtful information.
Guided Imagery
Wednesdays at 1:15 PM
with Cheryl O'Neil
Join Cheryl for a guided journey and relaxing practice that will leave you rested and ready to take on the rest of your day.

This month's theme: It's all about LOVE for Imagery in February!
Kids Group
Saturdays at 11 AM
with Jaime Allen
Children are encouraged to explore their feelings through games, art projects and fun activities.

If you have a child who could benefit from this group, please email us to register.
Yoga with Yovanni
Saturdays at 2:15 PM
with Yovanni Moran
Join Yovanni for online yoga from the comfort of your home on Saturdays. This popular exercise helps relieve anxiety and promotes better sleep.

Space is limited, so please register to reserve your spot and receive the link for the class.
Support Groups
Tuesday
Young Adult 1 PM (new)
Caregivers at 6 PM

Wednesday
In Treatment at 2:30 PM
The Real Talk (for teens) 3 PM (new time)
Partner Grief 5:30 PM
Family Grief Wednesday at 6 PM

Thursday
Ongoing/Metastatic Treatment at 10:15 AM
Men's Cancer at 2:30 PM
Doing Cancer Solo at 5 PM

Friday
Post Treatment 10 AM 
Breast Cancer 2 PM

Saturday
Kids 11 AM
Additional Resources
Movement Classes
Join Michael Sievert daily for Qi Gong (3rd party resource) at 10 AM.
Support WeSPARK
Cancer diagnoses didn't stop when the quarantine began. But the world certainly changed for everyone, including cancer patients and their loved ones.
We need your help to expand our vital programs.

Make a gift today or even better make it monthly. If you have any questions about donations email Marlene McGuirt at marlene@wespark.org.
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Sherman Oaks, CA 91403
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