Free lifestyle classes for people in City of Canning living with cancer


Alfred and Yvonne Van Reeuwijk.
Alfred and Yvonne Van Reeuwijk.

FREE exercise, yoga and meditation classes for people living with cancer, and their carers, will be offered in the City of Canning in February.

The Cancer Council’s Life Now Program will offer a 12-week exercise program in Bentley and Canning Vale for people diagnosed in the last two years.

A six-week courses are available in yoga and meditation to help reduce anxiety, stress and blood pressure.

Research shows most people benefit from exercise and stress-reduction programs such as meditation and yoga when practiced before, during and after their cancer treatment.

Exercise Bentley will be held Tuesdays and Fridays, from 11.30am, starting February 20.

Exercise Canning Vale will be held Tuesdays and Thursdays, at noon.

Meditation Riverton will be held on Wednesdays at 2.30pm starting February 21.

Yoga Rossmoyne will be held on Mondays at 11.30am from May 7.

Registrations are essential. Late registrations considered. Some eligibility criteria apply.

To register, contact the Cancer Council on 13 11 20, or go to the Cancer Council website at www.cancerwa.asn.au.

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