August 2019

Date & Time Event
Wednesday, August 21, 2019
5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
What’s the Deal with Plant-based Diets? An Introduction to Plant-Based Eating and Why it is Important
Mercy Health and Fitness Center, Clive IA
Thursday, August 22, 2019
5:15 pm - 6:15 pm
Small Group Personal Training for Survivors
Downtown Wellmark YMCA, Des Moines IA
Friday, August 23, 2019
11:45 am - 12:45 pm
Small Group Personal Training for Survivors
Downtown Wellmark YMCA, Des Moines IA
Wednesday, August 28, 2019
5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Finding Greater Meaning Through Uncertainty
Mercy Health and Fitness Center, Clive IA
Thursday, August 29, 2019
5:15 pm - 6:15 pm
Small Group Personal Training for Survivors
Downtown Wellmark YMCA, Des Moines IA
Friday, August 30, 2019
11:45 am - 12:45 pm
Small Group Personal Training for Survivors
Downtown Wellmark YMCA, Des Moines IA

September 2019

Date & Time Event
Thursday, September 5, 2019
5:15 pm - 6:15 pm
Small Group Personal Training for Survivors
Downtown Wellmark YMCA, Des Moines IA
Friday, September 6, 2019
11:45 am - 12:45 pm
Small Group Personal Training for Survivors
Downtown Wellmark YMCA, Des Moines IA
Thursday, September 12, 2019
5:15 pm - 6:15 pm
Small Group Personal Training for Survivors
Downtown Wellmark YMCA, Des Moines IA
Friday, September 13, 2019
11:45 am - 12:45 pm
Small Group Personal Training for Survivors
Downtown Wellmark YMCA, Des Moines IA
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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

August 7: “You Have Cancer” – How to Develop a Treatment Plan
Richard L. Deming, MD; Medical Director, MercyOne Cancer Center, Founder of Above + Beyond Cancer

August 14: Surviving to Thriving
Kimberly Price, Real Healthy Living

August 21: What’s the Deal with Plant-based Diets?: An Introduction to Plant-Based Eating and Why it’s Important
Lyndi Buckingham-Schutt, PhD, RDN, LD, Associate Director of Wellness and Nutrition Policy, The Harkin Institute for Public Policy & Citizen Engagement, Drake University

August 28: Finding Greater Meaning Through Uncertainty
Alex Kennison, LMFT, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, MercyOne Behavioral Health