RISE - Recovery in Strength and Exercise*
Location: Building D - 939 Oak Street SE
Room: 2nd Floor Classroom
Jul 9-Aug 3, 2012
Meets 2:15 PM-3:15 PM
on Mon Wed Fri
Level: Open to cancer patients
Status: This program is completed
RISE is a unique cancer exercise program designed specifically for people suffering from fatigue and loss of strength that can result from surgery, chemotherapy or radiation.
This four week class covers several different modes of exercise to promote total body wellness. The focus is on functional strength conditioning using free weights that is appropriate to the individual while offering the support of a small group setting. This class also includes targeted exercise for improvement in balance and flexibility along with restorative relaxation techniques. Individuals attend class three days per week for a total of 12 classes.
Does NOT need a physician referral.
- Student pays $10; charge $50 to "Foundation Scholarship"
Instructor -- Nancy Baldwin
Nancy Baldwin is a certified cancer exercise specialist and personal trainer with over 17 years experience in the health and fitness industry. A former facilitator of the Oregon Health Sciences University/Lance Armstrong Foundation Clinical Trials for research with breast and prostate cancer patients, she now works on development and implementation of programs that meet the health and wellness needs of our community. A featured speaker and community outreach sponsor, she has devoted herself to the health, well being, and support of patients and their families. Nancy resides in Keizer Oregon with her husband and three children who enjoy camping, biking, music and art.