BFMC Oncology Department Offers Gentle Yoga for Cancer Survivors

GREENFIELD — Baystate Franklin Medical Center’s Oncology Department will present two free seven-week yoga classes, “Gentle Yoga for Cancer Survivors,” at the YMCA of Greenfield. The first session will take place Wednesdays, Sept. 14 to Oct. 26, from noon to 1:30 p.m. The second session meets Wednesdays from Nov. 2 to Dec. 21 at the same time.

The course facilitator is Pam Roberts, a certified Kripalu yoga teacher and a breast-cancer survivor for more than 20 years. She is also a certified Yoga of the Heart for Cardiac and Cancer Patients instructor.

The free yoga program has been made possible by Baystate Franklin Medical Center’s Oncology Department and the YMCA in Greenfield. It is funded by BFMC’s annual Wheeling for Healing bike event, which supports oncology patients, programs and services at Baystate Franklin.

For more information or to register, contact Roberts at (413) 625-2402 or pamro@aol.com.

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