October 2018

Date & Time Event
Thursday, October 18, 2018
5:15 pm - 6:15 pm
Small Group Personal Training for Survivors
Downtown Wellmark YMCA, Des Moines IA
Friday, October 19, 2018
11:45 am - 12:45 pm
Small Group Personal Training for Survivors
Downtown Wellmark YMCA, Des Moines IA
Wednesday, October 24, 2018
5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Making Healthy Choices Count!
Mercy Health and Fitness Center, Clive IA
Thursday, October 25, 2018
5:15 pm - 6:15 pm
Small Group Personal Training for Survivors
Downtown Wellmark YMCA, Des Moines IA
Friday, October 26, 2018
11:45 am - 12:45 pm
Small Group Personal Training for Survivors
Downtown Wellmark YMCA, Des Moines IA
Wednesday, October 31, 2018
5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Navigating the Geography of Our Hearts – Look and Listen
Mercy Health and Fitness Center, Clive IA

November 2018

Date & Time Event
Thursday, November 1, 2018
5:15 pm - 6:15 pm
Small Group Personal Training for Survivors
Downtown Wellmark YMCA, Des Moines IA
Friday, November 2, 2018
11:45 am - 12:45 pm
Small Group Personal Training for Survivors
Downtown Wellmark YMCA, Des Moines IA
Wednesday, November 7, 2018
5:15 pm - 6:15 pm
Small Group Personal Training for Survivors
Downtown Wellmark YMCA, Des Moines IA
Thursday, November 8, 2018
11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Above + Beyond Cancer Celebrate! Luncheon
Hilton Des Moines Downtown Cloud Ballroom, Des Moines IA
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10

Weekly Events at a Glance

Sundays: Healing Yoga
Sundays 2:30-3:45 pm at the Wellmark YMCA, for survivors and caregivers. Boost: Immunity + Confidence + Hope + Recovery + Manage: Treatment Side Effects.

Mondays: Mindful Meditation
Mondays 4:45 – 5:20 PM at the downtown Wellmark YMCA. Cultivate: Emotional + Physical + Spiritual Health + Patience. Reduce: Stress + Anxiety + Pain.

Tuesdays: Taco Tuesday Bike Rides
A summer only event. Every Tuesday at 5:30 p.m. we ride for friends and tacos! Weather permitting, you can find us at the Water Works Park south shelter for a round-trip ride to the Cumming Tap.

Wednesdays: Indoor Cycling with Dr. Deming
At 6:45 pm following our cancer education at the Clive YMCA Healthy Living Center series indoor cycling is led by Dr. Richard Deming every Wednesday!

Cancer Education Series

October 3: Living with Bowel Changes After Colorectal Cancer
Shankar Raman, MD, FACS, FASCRS; Physician Lead for Surgery – Mercy Clinics. Associate Program Director – General Surgery Residency

October 10: Cancer and Nutrition: Before, During, and After
Andrew Nish, MD; Medical Director, John Stoddard Cancer Center Interventional Radiologist and Integrative Medicine

October 17: The Gift of Cancer – Return to Customer Service
Alicia Economos, Speaker, Author, Heart Coach, and Founder of Wholehearted Living

October 24: Making Healthy Choices Count!
Jami Haberl, Executive Director, Iowa Healthiest State Initiative

October 31: Navigating the Geography of Our Hearts – Look and Listen
Dianne Morris Jones, LMHC (Licensed Mental Health Counselor) CDWF-C (CertifiedDaring Way™Facilitator-Consultant)