Time to Talk

Talk with others who understand cancer

Time to Talk is a gathering intended to provide just that, time to talk with people who understand what it is to have cancer. The Wellspring program leader begins each meeting with a TEDTalk or a short YouTube video, followed by deep and meaningful discussion.

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Music is My Therapy

In this workshop, you will explore the connection between music and mental health and why music’s power may hold more potential than you realize. Participants do not need to be musicians just people who love music and want to explore its therapeutic effects.

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COMPASS for the Caregiver

COMPASS for Caregivers is a multi-session supportive workshop designed by Caregivers Alberta, to help caregivers balance their own wellness with the needs and demands of caring for a loved one.

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Pole Walking

Pole walking combines cardiovascular activity with vigorous motion that engages the shoulders, core, arms, and legs. Members are offered tips and guidance to master the proper technique, while enjoying the social aspects of their Wellspring community.

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For Caregivers Only

For Caregiver’s Only is a half day workshop designed to offer support, information and respite for those in a caregiving role. Participants enjoy the opportunity to connect with others who are in a care partner role, while gaining relevant information and learning about a variety of resources they may find helpful.

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Gardening – Hands On

Let’s get growing! In this extensive gardening series, you are invited to discover (or accentuate) your green thumb and unearth the deep well of joy that comes from planting, nurturing, and watching things blossom and grow.

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Next Steps: Making a Plan with Cancer in Mind

Making a plan to move forward with your life, while factoring in cancer, can be a challenge. In this four-week program you will kick-start your new outlook by building confidence, finding secure footing, and exploring the next steps that feel right for you.

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Mindfulness Based Cancer Recovery

MBCR is a 10-week program that introduces participants to a range of meditation and yoga techniques to help train them to use these practices to achieve a sense of calmness and acceptance of what is.

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Tai Chi Qigong

Tai Chi involves a series of slow movements done in a meditative fashion to bring about mental calm and clarity. Qigong exercises typically have three components; a stationary or moving posture, breathing techniques, and mental focus to guide chi/qi through the body.

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