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Multi-Purpose Room, First Floor Radiation Oncology • 55 Sayles Street, Southbridge

Relaxation Techniques for Cancer Center Patients and Families

This relaxing and rejuvenating class practices simple, gentle movements and postures coordinated with the breath to promote a feeling of well-being.

Class cost: FREE to cancer patients and their families! Mats will be provided!

Be sure to wear comfortable clothing and bring water to sip!

Some of the techniques we will practice:
Sit comfortable in a chair;
Focus on the movement of breath in the body;
Create gentle, mindful movements;
Practice simple, meditative techniques.

Modifications are given so that you can practice what feels just right for your body.  Enjoy breathing fully, stretching, and strengthening as you calm your mind and soothe the emotions.  This will be a relaxed and informal class that enhances the mind-body connection and develops compassion.

Some of the benefits include:
Calm the mind;
Relax the body;
Reduce stress;
Manage pain, nausea, and anxiety;
Feel more alert and relaxed;
Restore emotional balance

Past participants have said…
“ I am surprised to find out that you can get all the benefits with such
gentle movements and breathing.”
“I feel so much more alert.”
“I was kind of anxious before but now I feel a lot more relaxed.”

Contact the instruction for upcoming class dates!

All classes will be held in the Multi-Purpose Room, First Floor Radiation Oncology, 55 Sayles Street, Southbridge

Participants should wait in the waiting room for the instructor prior to class

Sharon Palmer, M.Ed., is a Certified Kripalu Yoga Teacher.  She is the founder of All Can Do Yoga — an independent “traveling yoga studio” serving Central Massachusetts.  She offers classes in Yoga, Tai Chi, and meditation, and health enhancement workshops to local organizations.   For more information, visit




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