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

May 1: Chemo Brain: It’s Not All in Your Head
Yogesh Shah, MD, MPH; Director of Palliative Medicine, Broadlawns Medical Center, Des Moines, Iowa 

May 8: Genetics and Cancer
Cindy Johnson, MS CGC, Certified Genetic Counselor, MercyOne Des Moines Cancer Center 

May 15: Life After Treatment—The Next Chapter in Your Survivorship Journey
Peggy Reed, RN, Survivorship Coordinator, MercyOne Des Moines Cancer Center 

May 22: The Mind-Body Connection: How the Power of Our Thoughts and Beliefs Affect
Andrew Nish, MD; Medical Director, John Stoddard Cancer Center Interventional Radiologist and Integrative Medicine 

May 29: Tibet a Spiritual Journey
Dylan Huey, Photographer & Film Maker, Huey Photography