The classes we offer are meant to be interactive, educational, and offer you tools to assist and prepare throughout you or your loved one’s journey. These programs may also help you, your family, friends and caregivers in making treatment decisions, managing your symptoms, and accessing complementary programs to help your mind, body and spirit to heal.
Click on the link below to watch footage of the Multiple Sclerosis Center’s Music, Movement and Meditation class with instructor, Gayle Cloud. This upbeat class is a blend of music and song combined with lighthearted activities. Bring your dancing shoes or wheels—Gayle will have you doing gentle movements to the beat. Music is offered to all patients with MS, Parkinson’s, stroke, or similar disease. Family members, caregivers, and friends are welcome to attend as well. No music experience required; wheelchairs are welcome.
The American Music Therapy Association (AMTA) published research that shows how music can help:
In this 3 series class you will learn the tools to eat well and maintain a healthy weight. Whether you want to lose weight or learn how to maintain your weight, or your family’s weight, this series is for you!
In this class, you will gain:
Tools for everyday life including: Shopping lists and recipes, how to read a food label, proper portion control, and mindful eating techniques
An understanding of carbohydrates, proteins, fats, vitamins, and minerals
An understanding of your own relationship with food
Fee: $68 for the 3 class series (includes you and one guest)
This class, beginning Friday Novemer 14, 2014, is appropriate for all mobility levels and those new to Pilates. Wheelchairs are welcome. Family members, caregivers, and friends are welcome to ...
This has left us:
- Frustrated and confused with our bodies
- Unclear about how to feed ourselves
- Constantly dieting or giving up on losing weight entirely
- Overweight, obese, and sick
- Eating for emotional reasons rather than eating to fuel our bodies
- Misunderstanding obesity
Swedish Community Education and Swedish Weight Loss Services have partnered and are now offering Healthy Weight Classes; a three-class series that teaches you the tools you need to eat well and maintain a healthy weight. The classes provide ...
For many people, September signifies the beginning of a new school year. The leaves start to change and the familiar excitement of a new school year and the expectation of gaining new knowledge grows. The Swedish Cancer Institute would like to offer you the opportunity to “go back to school” this fall by attending our Patient Education Classes.
Our wide variety of classes include learning to cook with cancer-fighting food, tobacco cessation, palliative care, gentle yoga and more. Classes are taught by content experts in each field and are a great way to learn more information about the specific services that are available. They are designed to be interactive, informational, and inclusive. These programs are offered to assist you, your family, friends and caregivers in making treatment decisions, managing your symptoms, and accessing complementary programs to help your mind, body and spirit to heal.
Classes are offered at the First Hill, Cherry Hill, Issaquah, and Edmonds campuses. To register for a class, call 206-386-2502 or visit www.swedish.org/classes.
Each year, the Swedish Cancer Institute (SCI) partners with local and national organizations in an effort to help spread awareness of cancer, associated treatments, and resources available in our communities.
Summer 2014 is no different. We’ve signed on to take part in more events than ever before—and we want you to join us! As an active patient, survivor, family member, friend or advocate, your voice and participation matter.
American Cancer Society Relay for Life
These overnight community fundraising walks help raise money to fund cancer research, education, and support services like Hope Lodge®, Road to Recovery®, Look Good, Feel Better®, and Reach to Recovery®, all American Cancer Society-run programs. The Swedish Cancer Institute patients gain access to these programs throughout the Swedish network. There are several Relay for Life events going on in the Puget Sound. The Swedish Cancer Institute is taking part in: