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Ashland, OR 97520
Phone: 541-482-9622
Fax: 541-482-3348
Contact: Ashland Family YMCA
Email: info@ashlandymca.org


Hours:
5AM-10PM M-F
7AM-7PM Sat
8AM-7PM Sun
 
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LIVESTRONG at the YMCA

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LIVESTRONG
at the YMCA is a program tailored to fit the specific needs of cancer survivors who would like to improve their quality of life. Our certified instructors have undergone specialized training in the elements of cancer, rehabilitative exercise and supportive cancer care. Sessions are offered over 12 weeks in a small group environment with exercise protocols customized for each individual. The program is at no-cost to participants. The program will be offered three times per year with a maximum of 12 participants per session.

Description and Goals:
• Small group, supportive environment
• 12-week program with two 90 minute sessions per week
• Includes cardiovascular conditioning, strength training, balance, and flexibility exercises
• Evaluation includes Functional and Quality of Live assessments before and after participation
• Facilitated by YMCA-certified Instructors

 Benefits:
• Build muscle mass and strength
• Increase flexibility and endurance
• Improve day-to-day life
• Reduce the severity of therapy side effects
• Prevent unwanted weight changes
• Improve energy levels and self esteem

Basic criteria to participate:
• Survivors must be adults (age 18 and over)
• Survivors are eligible to enter the program at any point after they’ve been diagnosed
• Strong personal desire and commitment to attend all classes
• Physically able to participate in at least most activities
• Medical release from your physician is required​
• Interview with staff to ensure the program is a good fit with individual



Please contact our LIVESTRONG at the YMCA team at livestrong@ashlandymca.org, to get on the class interest list or with any questions you may have regarding the LIVESTRONG at the YMCA program.

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