LIVESTRONG at the YMCA

LIVESTRONG at the YMCA

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Helping Survivors Grow Stronger

 LIVESTRONG at the YMCA is a 12-week research-based program that helps cancer survivors regain strength, overcome fatigue, increase flexibility, and connect with other survivors to create a support network. During the 12-week program, survivors and their caregiver(s) will receive a free membership at the Georgia Mountains YMCA. This program is designed to help adult cancer survivors regain their physical and mental health.

LIVESTRONG at the YMCA will intake 12 participants for each 12 – week session. To participate, the survivor must have medical clearance from their oncologist or physical
therapy.

Interested?

Potential participants must contact Emily Young to schedule an intake appointment at emily.young@gamountainsymca.org or by phone at (770) 297-9622. All appointments must be scheduled by February 1, 2019.

UPCOMING SESSION:
 February 12, 2019 – May 9, 2019
SESSION TIMES: Tuesdays & Thursdays 5:30-7:00 PM
LOCATION: J.A. Walters Family YMCA
 
The reoccurring 12-week program includes:

  • Two 75-90-minute sessions per week
  • Cardiovascular conditioning, strength training, balance, and flexibility exercises
  • Evaluation of fitness and quality of life assessments before and after participation
  • YMCA-certified instructors


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