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Movement therapy classes offered to cancer patients, survivors

By From page A9 | August 23, 2013

Expressive movement therapy classes will be offered this fall for cancer patients and survivors through the Sutter Cancer Center. The classes will run from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Thursdays, Aug. 29-Nov. 14, at 1403 Fifth St., Suite B, in Davis.

Nandi Szabo, a registered dance movement therapist and expressive arts therapist, will teach the free classes. To register, email [email protected] or call 916-529-1079.

“Expressive therapy focuses on healing through a creative lens,” a news release said. “Based on the interrelationship of body, mind and emotion, it uses movement, art, writing and music to further the emotional, physical and spiritual integration of the individual.”

The program is designed to provide relaxation, stress reduction and insight for its participants. The goals of the program are to enhance wellness and explore how to navigate through the complex emotions and concerns of the cancer journey with a sense of empowerment.

This program is sponsored by the Sutter Cancer Center in Sacramento through funding from the Sutter Medical Center Foundation.

Enterprise staff

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