Community Organizations and Holistic Practitioners
Strength and Fitness
This free, 12-week program meets twice a week for 90 minutes. Participants work with YMCA staff trained in supportive cancer care to safely achieve their goals such as building muscle mass and strength; increasing flexibility and endurance; and improving confidence and self-esteem. By focusing on the whole person and not the disease, LIVESTRONG at the YMCA is helping people move beyond cancer in spirit, mind and body. To learn more about LIVESTRONG at the YMCA, call: 720-524-2747.
Feisty Fit Females, a free exercise group for women cancer survivors, meets the final Thursday of most months from 6:30 to 8:30 pm at 1341 West Caley Avenue in Littleton, CO 80120. They are dedicated to helping women with cancer be more physically fit and well. For more information or directions, please call 303-798-7614 or 720-635-3823.
CancerFit is a 12-week exercise program designed specifically for adult cancer survivors of all ages and fitness levels. Contact the Cancer Fitness Institute at Colorado Parks & Recreation Association for more information and locations: 303-231-0943.
Outdoor adventures (day trips & weekend retreats!) for cancer survivors & their caregivers.
Whitewater kayaking and other outdoor adventure sports to promote psychological, emotional, and physical healing for young adults (18-39) with cancer.
Epic Experience offers adventure camps to help adult cancer survivors ski, paddle, and ride past those three words “I have cancer”.
Fly fishing retreats for men recovering from all forms of cancer.
Fly fishing retreats for women recovering with breast cancer.
Yoga and Mindfulness
Breathe Now, a program of the Dear Jack Foundation, utilizes yoga, meditation, and breath work during pivotal stages of adolescent and young adult cancer treatment and survivorship to heal the mind and body and help restore balance and peace. The Breathe Now yoga meetups are complimentary and are open to all young adult cancer survivors between the ages of 18–39.
Energy Healing and Body Work
LifeSpark is a non-profit organization that provides FREE Reiki and Healing Touch wellness therapies that transform the experience of dealing with cancer. You will be matched with an experienced Healing Touch or Reiki LifeSpark provider and 12 weekly LifeSpark sessions are scheduled at a time and location convenient for you. Family members are caregivers of cancer patients are also eligible. For more information, please call 303-249-1988.