Wellness Programs   

To Life! strives to offer meaningful wellness programs to support the overall emotional and physical well-being of breast cancer patients and survivors. Classes are held virtually and/or in person (as noted) and are free for breast cancer survivors and thrivers, family & caregivers.

2024 Wellness Offerings

Yoga Classes

Starting January, 2024, in person and virtual yoga classes are offered in two locations: Delmar and Saratoga. Instructor Cheryl Barrell (RYT-200) will lead the class for participants of all yoga experience and levels. Cheryl believes in a sustainable yoga practice and leads anatomy informed asana practices that include breath work and meditation. As always check with your healthcare provider before starting a new exercise program.

Bethlehem YMCA - 900 Delaware Avenue, Delmar

Sunday, June 9 and June 23.

Yoga Mandali - 454 Broadway, 2nd Floor

Sunday, June 16.

To register email tashamarie@tolife.org. A virtual link is available please inquire with registration.

To Life! Book Club

Read with us! Book discussions held every 5-6 weeks from 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm in the gallery at 110 Spring Street, Saratoga Springs.

We are reading Excuse Me While I Disappear: Tales of Midlife Mayhem. Meeting date June 18 @ 6:30 pm.

Virtual option available. To join email tashamarie@tolife.org.

Walk With Intention, Walking Club

To Life! Is walking with intention!  Walk with us as we head to the beaches of Miami, Florida!  We will add up the total miles and hours that we each walk and make our way to Miami. Miami is 1473 miles from Albany. Together we will get there! 

Walking will take place on your own time and we will connect weekly to check in. We will host monthly walks in person around the capital region at various times, to be sure all are included. For more info or to join, email tashamarie@tolife.org. You can join this program continuously through the year.

Amsterdam Walking Program

Carmen Rodriguez, To Life! Breast Educator will be facilitating weekly and hourlong walks out of Amsterdam. Meeting Wednesdays starting at 5:00 pm. To join email Carmen at Carmen.Rodriguez1@nysmha.org to get meeting location and route details. If you are in our walking club, these steps count towards our Miami miles. If you are not in our walking club, read more under "Walk with Intention, Walking Club" posted on this page for more information.

Garden Tour and Lunch

Tuesday, June 4 - 10:00 am - Cornell Cooperative Extension - 24 Martin Road, Voorheesville, NY 12186

Please join us! We will meet for the garden tour and then have lunch together at the gardens. Please bring a picnic lunch if you wish to stay for lunch. Plan for a couple of hours time.

Register by emailing Tasha at tashamarie@tolife.org or call 518-439-5975.

Gardening Workshop

Tuesday, June 11 - 10:30 am -  To Life! 410 Kenwood Avenue, Delmar

Do you want to learn how to garden in small spaces? Join us for a lesson in container gardening with Master Gardener Christine Saplin from Cornell Cooperative.

Reserve your spot by emailing Tasha at tashamarie@tolife.org or call 518-439-5975.

Introduction to Dragon Boating

Saturday, June 15th - 9:30 am

Blains Bay Marina, Mohawk River, 31 Schaffer Road, Cohoes (off Rte 9)

Have you heard the phrase 'Dragon Boating' but don't know exactly what it is? Here's your chance to learn all about it.

Register by emailnig tashamarie@tolife.org. Once you register you will receive next steps for the day. This event is for breast cancer survivors and thrivers only. You will be near and on the water for this program.

Mindfulness for Beginners

Tuesday, June 20  - 2:00 pm 

Learn the art of mindfulness for a better you. Mindfulness has been proven to aide in better health all around. An in depth look at various styles to suit your needs.

RSVP to Tasha at tashamarie@tolife.org for more information and location.

Reiki Energy Sessions with Judy Rosch

Certified Reiki practitioner Judy Rosch is offering complimentary virtual Reiki Energy sessions. Reiki can help promote relaxation and healing and can have a rejuvenating and refreshing effect. Judy has a BS in Nursing and worked in the health field since 1970.  Judy also earned certificates as a Brennan Healing Science Practitioner and a Chopra Center Ayurvedic Lifestyle instructor. Judy has been a long time supporter and friend of To Life!  For appointments, please contact Judy directly at judy.rosch@gmail.com.

YANA Yoga

YANA Yoga offers complimentary yoga classes to survivors and thrivers. YANA Yoga is located in Malta at 100 Saratoga Village Blvd., Suite 26.  Email Ellen at ellen@yanayoga.net for more information and to sign up.

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