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April 2014 Events

Thursday, April 17, 2014
  • Meditation and Mindfulness: Tools for Alleviating Stress Post Cancer Diagnosis (07:00 PM - 08:00 PM)
    Event's details

    April 17, 2014

    07:00 PM - 08:00 PM
    Sibley Medical Building, Conference Room 4, Second Floor
    Washington, DC, 20016
    Offered Thursdays, year-round. Join others with a history of cancer to learn about and practice a relaxation technique that uses focus on breathing. The sessions are facilitated by Ashly Nunn, MA. This practice has been shown to be effective in reducing stress, anxiety and loneliness and in improving sleep and boosting the immune system. No prior experience required. Anyone with a history of cancer, their family members, and caregivers are welcome.

Friday, April 18, 2014
  • Total Body Workout w/Carolyn (10:30 AM - 11:30 AM)
    Event's details

    April 18, 2014

    10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
    Metropolitan Memorial United Methodist Church
    Washington, DC, 20016
    This is a full-body workout that incorporates light weights and floor work with a mat.

Monday, April 21, 2014
  • Yoga for Women Cancer Survivors (07:00 PM - 08:15 PM)
    Event's details

    April 21, 2014

    07:00 PM - 08:15 PM
    Sibley Medical Building, First Floor, Conference Room 2
    Washington, DC, 20016
    Offered Mondays (year-round)
    Weekly meditative, gentle and restorative yoga using mindful movement, balance and breathing techniques to help women with a history of cancer to reduce anxiety, improve quality of life, and regain sense of self.

Tuesday, April 22, 2014
  • Qigong with Jeffrey Robbins (11:30 AM - 12:30 PM)
    Event's details

    April 22, 2014

    11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
    Ballet Petite
    Bethesda, MD, 20816
    Qigong with Jeffrey Robbins. An ancient Chinese healing art. Increases stamina and a sense of well-being. PLEASE NOTE: To preserve the ballet studio’s floors, you may not wear “outside shoes” in the studio. Please be sure to bring a pair of “indoor only” shoes (e.g., tai chi shoes, ballet slippers, “hospital socks” with rubber stickers on the bottom, etc.)

  • Free Hearing Screening (01:30 PM - 03:00 PM)
    Event's details

    April 22, 2014

    01:30 PM - 03:00 PM
    Sibley Renaissance Building, Audiology Department
    Washington, DC, 20016-2695
    A hearing screener will administer an abbreviated hearing test to determine if you have a problem.

  • Strength and Balance with Tonya Walton (10:00 AM - 11:00 AM)
    Event's details

    April 22, 2014

    10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
    Metropolitan Memorial United Methodist Church, Vestry
    Washington, DC, 20016
    Strength and Balance with Tonya Walton

Wednesday, April 23, 2014
  • Seated Strength Training with Tonya (01:00 PM - 01:50 PM)
    Event's details

    April 23, 2014

    01:00 PM - 01:50 PM
    Metropolitan Memorial United Methodist Church
    Washington, DC, 20016
    This class is a full body workout while seated. Good for people with limited mobility or neuropathy or who
    have difficulty with floor work or standing for a long time.

  • Beginning and Intermediate Tai Chi Chung with Jeffrey Robbins (12:00 PM - 01:00 PM)
    Event's details

    April 23, 2014

    12:00 PM - 01:00 PM
    Ballet Petite
    Bethesda, MD, 20816
    Beginning and Intermediate Tai Chi Chung with Jeffrey Robbins. PLEASE NOTE: To preserve the ballet studio’s floors, you may not wear “outside shoes” in the studio. Please be sure to bring a pair of “indoor only” shoes (e.g., tai chi shoes, ballet slippers, “hospital socks” with rubber stickers on the bottom, etc.)

  • Body Awakening with Jeffrey Robbins (01:00 PM - 02:00 PM)
    Event's details

    April 23, 2014

    01:00 PM - 02:00 PM
    Ballet Petite
    Bethesda, MD, 20816
    Body Awakening with Jeffrey Robbins. A new program that focuses on nourishing the “chi” or energy in the body, thereby building strength, and increasing flexibility. PLEASE NOTE: To preserve the ballet studio’s floors, you may not wear “outside shoes” in the studio. Please be sure to bring a pair of “indoor only” shoes (e.g., tai chi shoes, ballet slippers, “hospital socks” with rubber stickers on the bottom, etc.)

  • Advanced Classic Literature (01:30 PM - 03:00 PM)
    Event's details

    April 23, 2014

    01:30 PM - 03:00 PM
    Sibley Medical Building, 2nd Floor, Conference Room 4
    Washington, DC, 20016
    Advanced Classic Literature Class
    Instructor: Laura Salatto, M.A.
    Sibley Senior Association’s Advance Classic Literature class began in February and the group is enthusiastic and eager to continue. Please join Mrs. Salatto and share your love of classic literature!

  • Total Body Workout w/Carolyn (10:30 AM - 11:30 AM)
    Event's details

    April 23, 2014

    10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
    Metropolitan Memorial United Methodist Church
    Washington, DC, 20016
    This is a full-body workout that incorporates light weights and floor work with a mat.

  • Total Body Workout w/Carolyn (10:30 AM - 11:30 AM)
    Event's details

    April 23, 2014

    10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
    Metropolitan Memorial United Methodist Church
    Washington, DC, 20016
    This is a full-body workout that incorporates light weights and floor work with a mat.

  • Eat as if Your Life Depended on It (It Does!) (06:00 PM - 08:00 PM)
    Event's details

    April 23, 2014

    06:00 PM - 08:00 PM
    Sibley Memorial Hospital, Medical Office Building
    Washington, DC, 20016
    The statistics on diabetes in the U.S. are sobering: one in eight people have the disease. The challenge is that most folks don’t manage the disease well enough. The key to staying vital, happy and healthy is eating foods that boost health. Nevertheless, part of the problem in changing our diet is that we often receive conflicting messages.

Thursday, April 24, 2014
  • Managing Stress and Improving Your Well-Being (12:00 PM - 01:00 PM)
    Event's details

    April 24, 2014

    12:00 PM - 01:00 PM
    Sibley Hospital, Medical Building, Conference Room 4
    Washington, DC, 20016
    Improve your health, happiness and quality of life by learning various stress management techniques

  • Meditation & Mindfulness with Al Zara (02:00 PM - 03:00 PM)
    Event's details

    April 24, 2014

    02:00 PM - 03:00 PM
    Sibley Hospital, Medical Building, Conference Room 4
    Washington, DC, 20016
    Improve your health, happiness and quality of life by mindful meditation

  • Strength and Balance with Tonya Walton (10:00 AM - 11:00 AM)
    Event's details

    April 24, 2014

    10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
    Metropolitan Memorial United Methodist Church, Vestry
    Washington, DC, 20016
    Strength and Balance with Tonya Walton

  • Meditation and Mindfulness: Tools for Alleviating Stress Post Cancer Diagnosis (07:00 PM - 08:00 PM)
    Event's details

    April 24, 2014

    07:00 PM - 08:00 PM
    Sibley Medical Building, Conference Room 4, Second Floor
    Washington, DC, 20016
    Offered Thursdays, year-round. Join others with a history of cancer to learn about and practice a relaxation technique that uses focus on breathing. The sessions are facilitated by Ashly Nunn, MA. This practice has been shown to be effective in reducing stress, anxiety and loneliness and in improving sleep and boosting the immune system. No prior experience required. Anyone with a history of cancer, their family members, and caregivers are welcome.

Friday, April 25, 2014
  • All About Arthritis: Arthritis Support (12:00 PM - 01:00 PM)
    Event's details

    April 25, 2014

    12:00 PM - 01:00 PM
    Sibley Renaissance Building, Meeting Room 2
    Washington, DC, 20016-2695
    All About Arthritis: Arthritis Support Group meets on the fourth Friday of every month, noon - 1 p.m., Sibley Renaissance Building, Meeting Room 2.

  • Total Body Workout w/Carolyn (10:30 AM - 11:30 AM)
    Event's details

    April 25, 2014

    10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
    Metropolitan Memorial United Methodist Church
    Washington, DC, 20016
    This is a full-body workout that incorporates light weights and floor work with a mat.

Saturday, April 26, 2014
  • CPR for Infants and Children (08:30 AM - 11:00 AM)
    Event's details

    April 26, 2014

    08:30 AM - 11:00 AM
    This course will teach you how to do CPR and choking response as per AHA guidelines
    Not a certification course
    Cost is $60 PER PERSON

  • CPR for Infants and Children (11:30 AM - 02:00 PM)
    Event's details

    April 26, 2014

    11:30 AM - 02:00 PM
    This course teaches Infant and Child CPR and Choking as per AHA guidelines. This is NOT a certification course. Price is Per person.

Monday, April 28, 2014
  • Yoga for Women Cancer Survivors (07:00 PM - 08:15 PM)
    Event's details

    April 28, 2014

    07:00 PM - 08:15 PM
    Sibley Hospital, Private Dining Room 3
    Washington, DC, 20016
    Offered Mondays (year-round)
    Weekly meditative, gentle and restorative yoga using mindful movement, balance and breathing techniques to help women with a history of cancer to reduce anxiety, improve quality of life, and regain sense of self. $7.00 per class.

Tuesday, April 29, 2014
  • Qigong with Jeffrey Robbins (11:30 AM - 12:30 PM)
    Event's details

    April 29, 2014

    11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
    Ballet Petite
    Bethesda, MD, 20816
    Qigong with Jeffrey Robbins. An ancient Chinese healing art. Increases stamina and a sense of well-being. PLEASE NOTE: To preserve the ballet studio’s floors, you may not wear “outside shoes” in the studio. Please be sure to bring a pair of “indoor only” shoes (e.g., tai chi shoes, ballet slippers, “hospital socks” with rubber stickers on the bottom, etc.)

  • Strength and Balance with Tonya Walton (10:00 AM - 11:00 AM)
    Event's details

    April 29, 2014

    10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
    Metropolitan Memorial United Methodist Church, Vestry
    Washington, DC, 20016
    Strength and Balance with Tonya Walton

  • Setting Goals for Any Type of Activity (01:00 PM - 02:00 PM)
    Event's details

    April 29, 2014

    01:00 PM - 02:00 PM
    Sibley Renaissance Building, Meeting Room 2
    Washington, DC, 20016
    Jodie Hofacre, Registered Dietician, will give us the latest information about getting and keeping healthy through our food choices. Learn how to read labels, identify locally sourced foods, and determine which foods are best to eat. With new data coming out regularly, it is great to have someone right at Sibley who can keep us in the know!

Wednesday, April 30, 2014
  • Seated Strength Training with Tonya (01:00 PM - 01:50 PM)
    Event's details

    April 30, 2014

    01:00 PM - 01:50 PM
    Metropolitan Memorial United Methodist Church
    Washington, DC, 20016
    This class is a full body workout while seated. Good for people with limited mobility or neuropathy or who
    have difficulty with floor work or standing for a long time.

  • Beginning and Intermediate Tai Chi Chung with Jeffrey Robbins (12:00 PM - 01:00 PM)
    Event's details

    April 30, 2014

    12:00 PM - 01:00 PM
    Ballet Petite
    Bethesda, MD, 20816
    Beginning and Intermediate Tai Chi Chung with Jeffrey Robbins. PLEASE NOTE: To preserve the ballet studio’s floors, you may not wear “outside shoes” in the studio. Please be sure to bring a pair of “indoor only” shoes (e.g., tai chi shoes, ballet slippers, “hospital socks” with rubber stickers on the bottom, etc.)

  • Body Awakening with Jeffrey Robbins (01:00 PM - 02:00 PM)
    Event's details

    April 30, 2014

    01:00 PM - 02:00 PM
    Ballet Petite
    Bethesda, MD, 20816
    Body Awakening with Jeffrey Robbins. A new program that focuses on nourishing the “chi” or energy in the body, thereby building strength, and increasing flexibility. PLEASE NOTE: To preserve the ballet studio’s floors, you may not wear “outside shoes” in the studio. Please be sure to bring a pair of “indoor only” shoes (e.g., tai chi shoes, ballet slippers, “hospital socks” with rubber stickers on the bottom, etc.)

  • Advanced Classic Literature (01:30 PM - 03:00 PM)
    Event's details

    April 30, 2014

    01:30 PM - 03:00 PM
    Sibley Medical Building, 2nd Floor, Conference Room 4
    Washington, DC, 20016
    Advanced Classic Literature Class
    Instructor: Laura Salatto, M.A.
    Sibley Senior Association’s Advance Classic Literature class began in February and the group is enthusiastic and eager to continue. Please join Mrs. Salatto and share your love of classic literature!

 
 
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