O'Mara: Breast Cancer Coalition of Rochester offering free, gentle Yoga class for Hornell-area cancer survivors

September 12, 2017

“The Breast Cancer Coalition of Rochester is an active and welcome source of support for cancer survivors and their families across our region,” said Senator O’Mara.

We appreciate the Coalition offering this opportunity for Hornell-area survivors to participate in these yoga sessions designed to help reduce stress, fatigue, and pain.

Hornell, N.Y., September 12—State Senator Tom O’Mara (R,C,I-Big Flats) today reminded breast and gynecological cancer survivors in the Hornell (Steuben County) area that the Breast Cancer Coalition of Rochester (BCCR) is offering a free, four-week Gentle Yoga Class beginning on Tuesday, September 26, 2017.

“The Breast Cancer Coalition of Rochester is an active and welcome source of support for cancer survivors and their families across our region,” said O’Mara. “We appreciate the Coalition offering this opportunity for Hornell-area survivors to participate in these yoga sessions designed to help reduce stress, fatigue, and pain.”

Beginning on September 26, the classes will run for six consecutive Tuesdays through Tuesday, November 7 (no class on October 10).  Each session goes from 6:00 p.m. to 7:15 p.m. at United Presbyterian Church on 150 Main Street in Hornell.  Yoga instructor Cecilia Beach (RYT) leads the classes.

According to the Coalition, “This class will use guided meditation, breath work, gentle movements, therapeutic poses, and music.  Focus will be on reducing stress, fatigue, and pain, and finding creativity in movements within a safe environment.”

The sessions are limited to 12 participants and advance registration is required.  To request more information or to register, contact Tracy Brown, BCCR’s Regional Programs & Outreach Director, by calling 585-473-8177 or by emailing tracy@bccr.org.

Additional information is also available on BCCR’s website, http://bccr.org/.