Mission Hope Cancer Center
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classes & Programs

All the activities listed here are offered to the community FREE of charge, many on a regular monthly basis.

GETTING STARTED

Patient Orientation Class
For Mission Hope Patients

Are you new to the Mission Hope family? A cancer diagnosis often requires navigating an unfamiliar world. You are invited to get to know us and our services so we can take this journey together. A mandatory meeting for cancer patients, families and caregivers.

Mission Hope Cancer Center, SM
By appointment:
Please call 805.219.4673 (English)
Please call 805.346.3406 (Spanish)

* For dates, times and locations, please download the Classes and Programs Calendar from page10 - 14 of our Newsletter.

Community Acupuncture
At an appointed time, each person consults quietly with the practitioner followed by individualized treatment in a reclining chair.
Mission Hope Cancer Center, SM
Reservations required; please call 805.219.HOPE (4673)
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Spanish Group • En Español:
Apoyo y Educación para Personas con Cáncer Si usted o alguien de su familia sufre de cáncer acompáñenos para discutir temas de como combatir y sobrevivir la enfermedad.
Los Adobes de Maria II , SM

Aquatic Therapy Class
Most cancer patients experience fatigue as a side effect of cancer treatment. Water exercise reduces the impact on the joints by 50% and boosts physical and mental health.
Allan Hancock College, SM
Reservations required; please call 805.346.3413

Cancer Rehabilitation
An individualized 12-week program that includes group, strengthening and aquatic exercise with our Certified Exercise Trainer.
Marian Health & Wellness Center, SM 
Reservations Required; schedule an assessment at 805.346.3413

Coloring Your Stress Away (formely Mindfulness Through Coloring)
Coloring offers complete absorption for creativity, mindfulness and, in the end, offers a beautiful result. Materials provided.
Mission Hope Cancer Center, SM
Reservations Required; please call: 805.219.HOPE (4673)

Create Your Own Vision Board
Create Your Own Vision Board Join us to build a board to inspire hope and positive thoughts.
Mission Hope Cancer Center, SM
Reservations Required; please call: 805.219.HOPE (4673)

Explore the Exotic Art of Silk Scarf Painting
Join us as we consider the exciting world of silk painting and create your own silk scarf. We will start with the very basics in this step-by step workshop.
Mission Hope Cancer Center
1325 East Church Street, Santa Maria
Reservations are required; space is limited and classes fill up fast!
Please call Mission Hope to register: 805.219.HOPE (4673).

Fight Against Falls Exercise Class
Participants work on conditioning their muscles to help battle muscle fatigue and reduce the risk of falls.
Marian Health & Wellness Center, SM

Fighting Cancer with Your Fork: Separating Fact from Fiction
Separating Fact from Fiction Learn how to plan an optimal diet during any stage of your cancer journey and to cope with side effects with our registered dietitian.
Mission Hope Cancer Center, SM
Reservations Required; please call: 805.219.HOPE (4673).

Healing Touch
Certified practitioners help to promote relaxation, ease muscle tension and decrease stress in cancer patients which can lead to reduced pain and improved sleep.
Mission Hope Cancer Center, SM
Reservations Required; please call: 805.219.HOPE (4673).

Learn Golf!
Golf professionals use three holes of the golf course to teach the game in an enjoyable, stress free manner.
Monarch Dunes, Nipomo
By appointment: please call 805.346.3413

Look Good, Feel Better (English)
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Free program teaches skincare and make-up techniques to mitigate appearance-related side effects of cancer treatments. Complimentary cosmetic kit included.
Mission Hope Cancer Center, SM
Reservations Required; please call: 805.219.HOPE (4673).

Lymphedema Prevention Exercise
Therapeutic exercise class designed for breast cancer survivors and those battling chronic conditions.
Marian Health & Wellness Center, SM
Reservations Required; please call: 805.346.3413

Massage Therapy
Certified massage therapists provide 15 minute chair massages, helping to reduce stress, bolster the immune system and restore energy.
Mission Hope Cancer Center, SM
Reservations Required; please call: 805.219.HOPE (4673).

Mindfulness Refresher
Participants who took the eight week course can practice together.
Mission Hope Cancer Center, SM
Reservations Required; please call: 805.219.HOPE (4673).

Restorative Yoga and Meditation
We are pleased to welcome Vicki Foreman back to Mission Hope to lead this popular yoga class. Restorative yoga is a therapeutic style of yoga which utilizes props—such as blocks, bolsters, blankets and straps—to make it easier for the body to get into certain poses.
Mission Hope Cancer Center, SM
Reservations Required; class size is limited. Please call: 805.219.HOPE (4673).

Scarf Tying Techniques
A fun demonstration on how to tie head scarves with style and confidence. All materials provided.
Mission Hope Cancer Center, SM
Reservations Required; class size is limited. Please call: 805.219.HOPE (4673).

Silk Scarf Painting Class
Express yourself by wearing a silk scarf that you designed and created! Learn how to produce vibrant colorful imagery on your silk with just water and dye. All tools and materials provided.
Mission Hope Cancer Center, SM
Reservations Required; class size is limited. Please call: 805.219.HOPE (4673).

SoulCollage® Art Therapy
Creative process for accessing your intuition and creating an incredible deck of cards with deep personal meaning. Walk-ins welcome.
Mission Hope Cancer Center, SM

Walking Into Wellness
Regular walking improves overall health including reduced symptoms of fatigue, weakness and nausea.
Mission Hope Cancer Center, SM