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  • Description: What is self-compassion as an eater and how can it support people experiencing cancer? Stephanie Meyers, MS, RD, LDN is joined by Ellen, a patient, and Patricia Arcari, PhD, RN, AHN-BC, program manager for meditation programs at the Zakim Center at Dana-Farber.




    [THEME MUSIC]

    STEPHANIE MEYERS: Hi and welcome to Eating with Cancer, a podcast about how food and eating experiences are impacted by cancer. Where we sit down to candid conversations and explore integrative approaches to finding joy with food. I'm your host, Stephanie Meyers, registered dietitian and nutrition manager in the Zakim Center for Integrative Therapies and Healthy Living at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute in Boston. And I am honored to have with me today,Ellen, a Dana-Farber patient whose story speaks directly to the heart of how important self-compassion can be during a cancer experience.

    And Patti Arcari, a nurse with a Ph.D in mindfulness and 30 years of experie...
  • Description: Stephanie Meyers, MS, RD, LDN, is joined by Dan Gorman, FNP-C, MSN, Director of the Adult Palliative Care Clinic at Dana-Farber, and Jessica, a patient, to talk about how cancer and cancer treatment impact appetite, and interest in/pleasure from food.


    [THEME MUSIC]

    STEPHANIE MEYERS: Hi and welcome to Eating with Cancer, a podcast about how food and eating are impacted by cancer. Where we sit down to candid conversations and seek integrative approaches to finding joy with food. I'm your host, Stephanie Meyers, a registered dietitian and the nutrition manager in the Zakim Center for Integrative Therapies and Healthy Living at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute in Boston.

    And I'm honored to have with me today my guests, Jessica – a Dana-Farber patient whose experiences bring to light common issues people face with food and eating during cancer treatment – and Dan Gorman, a nurse practitioner and the Director of the Palliative Care Clinic at Dana-F...
  • Description: In this 30-minute class you will experience an alternative mindfulness meditation experience with the presence of live music. Research shows that listening to live music during meditation may help focus an active mind, decrease heart rate, anxiety and pain, and guide you to a deeper relaxation. 
    Songs: Eva Cassidy Autumn Leaves - Mercer & Kosma Kathy's Song - Simon and Garfunkel Time After Time - Cyndi Lauper Blue Eyes Crying in the Rain - Fred Rose Fields of Gold - Sting I Know You By Heart - Scanlon & Nelson

  • Description: In this 30-minute class you will experience an alternative mindfulness meditation experience with the presence of live music. Research shows that listening to live music during meditation may help focus an active mind, decrease heart rate, anxiety and pain, and guide you to a deeper relaxation. 
    Songs: How Sweet It Is (Ro Be Loved By You) - James Taylor Brown Eyed Girl - Van Morrison I Can't Help Myself (Sugar Pie, Honey Bunch) - Four Tops (Your Love Keeps Lifting Me) Higher & Higher - Jackie Wilson You Send Me - Sam Cooke Let Me Call You Sweetheart - Bing Crosby
  • Description: In this 30-minute class you will experience an alternative mindfulness meditation experience with the presence of live music. Research shows that listening to live music during meditation may help focus an active mind, decrease heart rate, anxiety and pain, and guide you to a deeper relaxation. 
    Songs: We Get By - Mavis Staples, Ben Harper Beautiful Day - U2 I Won't Back Down - Tom Petty One Day - Matisyahu Put A Little Love In Your Heart - Jackie DeShannon
  • Description: This 45-minute class is done seated in a chair or standing with the support of a chair. The focus of the class is calming the mind and stretching and strengthening the body from head to toe. If you are new to yoga, have difficulty getting down to the floor, experience pain in your muscles or joints, loss of energy, or balance issues due to peripheral neuropathy, this class is for you.
  • Description: This 45-minute class is done seated in a chair or standing with the support of a chair. The focus of the class is calming the mind and stretching and strengthening the body from head to toe. If you are new to yoga, have difficulty getting down to the floor, experience pain in your muscles or joints, loss of energy, or balance issues due to peripheral neuropathy, this class is for you.
  • Description: This 45-minute chair yoga invites you to find movement in a way that is gentle and supportive. The practice invites awareness into the body and activates muscles in the spine that help you find length up through the spine for better posture and energy flow. If you are new to yoga, have difficulty getting down to the floor, experience pain in your muscles or joints, loss of energy, or balance issues due to peripheral neuropathy, this class is for you. All levels welcome. Focus: hips
  • Description: This 30-minute aerobic cardio workout class will help get your heart rate up and pumping in a fun way! Aerobic cardio exercise promotes cardiovascular endurance and helps improve cognitive skills, posture, balance, overall mental health and mood. Suited for beginner to intermediate levels with modifications available. 
    No equipment needed. For safety: make sure your workout area is cleared to avoid tripping/bumping; wear appropriate footwear that is secure and comfortable for walking/marching (low impact); if uncomfortable standing, seated & chair supported variations are offered.
    Tags: 30 min workout; low impact aerobics cardio, beginners level,  no jumping, 126 bpm, warm-up & cool-down included; modifications provided (to increase and decrease workout level/intensity)

  • Description: This 30-minute aerobic cardio workout class will help get your heart rate up and pumping in a fun way! Aerobic cardio exercise promotes cardiovascular endurance and helps improve cognitive skills, posture, balance, overall mental health and mood. Suited for beginner to intermediate levels with modifications available. 
    No equipment needed. For safety: make sure your workout area is cleared to avoid tripping/bumping; wear appropriate footwear that is secure and comfortable for walking/marching (low impact); if uncomfortable standing, seated & chair supported variations are offered.
    Tags: 30 min workout; low impact aerobics cardio, beginners level,  no jumping, 126 bpm, warm-up & cool-down included; modifications provided (to increase and decrease workout level/intensity)

  • Chair Yoga Flow 6-9-22

    22 Jun, 2022
    Description: This 45-minute chair yoga invites you to find movement in a way that is gentle and supportive. The practice invites awareness into the body and activates muscles in the spine that help you find length up through the spine for better posture and energy flow. If you are new to yoga, have difficulty getting down to the floor, experience pain in your muscles or joints, loss of energy, or balance issues due to peripheral neuropathy, this class is for you. All levels welcome. Focus: side body
  • Description: This 30-minute aerobic cardio workout class will help get your heart rate up and pumping in a fun way! Aerobic cardio exercise promotes cardiovascular endurance and helps improve cognitive skills, posture, balance, overall mental health and mood. Suited for beginner to intermediate levels with modifications available.  
    No equipment needed. For safety: make sure your workout area is cleared to avoid tripping/bumping; wear appropriate footwear that is secure and comfortable for walking/marching (low impact); if uncomfortable standing, seated & chair supported variations are offered.

    Tags: 30 min workout; low impact aerobics cardio, beginners level,  no jumping, 126 bpm, warm-up & cool-down included; modifications provided (to increase and decrease workout level/intensity)

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