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Classes are for patients, families, caregivers and employees. Call 859-323-HEAL (4325) to learn more.

  • Weekly class schedule

    Tuesday

    Employee Yoga Class

    5 – 5:45 p.m.
    Integrative Medicine
    Whitney-Hendrickson Building
    Third Floor

    Yoga classes teach gentle movement, breathing and deep relaxation techniques to reduce stress, pain and fatigue. Beginners welcome. Equipment is provided.

    Wednesday

    Yoga for Cancer & Chronic Illness

    9:30 – 11 a.m.
    Integrative Medicine
    Whitney-Hendrickson Building
    Third Floor

    Yoga classes teach gentle movement, breathing and deep relaxation techniques to reduce stress, pain and fatigue. Beginners welcome. Equipment is provided.

    Meditation

    11:15 – 11:45 a.m.
    Integrative Medicine
    Whitney-Hendrickson Building
    Third Floor

    Meditation classes teach a variety of techniques to help clear and calm the mind, promoting emotional and mental wellbeing.

    Tai Chi

    1 – 1:30 p.m.
    Integrative Medicine
    Whitney-Hendrickson Building
    Third Floor

    Tai Chi provides a “moving meditation” centered on breathing exercises with the combination of motion and stillness.

    Walk With a Doc

    12:15 – 12:45
    By the Wildcat Café

    The group walks through the hospital and arboretum depending on the weather. Participants can expect to add as many as 2,000 steps in as little as 35 minutes. Boogie Woogie, a therapy dog from Integrative Medicine, routinely joins the walk.

    Thursday

    Employee Yoga Class

    5 – 5:45 p.m.
    Integrative Medicine
    Whitney-Hendrickson Building
    Third Floor

    Yoga classes teach gentle movement, breathing and deep relaxation techniques to reduce stress, pain and fatigue. Beginners welcome. Equipment is provided.

    Friday

    Nature Meditations

    1:00 p.m. and 1:30 p.m.
    Between Pavilion H and the College of Dentistry

    This event creates an intentional opportunity to slow down and notice more within nature.

  • Monthly class schedule

    First Wednesday of each month

    Journal Workshop

    Noon – 1 p.m.
    Integrative Medicine
    Whitney-Hendrickson Building
    Third Floor

    Narrative medicine invites participants to share stories of life and the healing journey through guided conversations and personal writing.

    Second Tuesday of each month

    Jin Shin Jyutsu Self Help

    12:30 – 1 p.m.
    Integrative Medicine
    Whitney-Hendrickson Building
    Third Floor

    Jin Shin Jyutsu uses the power of light touch to assist with pain, stress, and other physical and emotional symptoms.

    Fourth Wednesday of each month

    Art Therapy Sampler

    10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
    Whitney-Hendrickson Building
    Lobby

    Art therapy samplers use the creative process of making art to improve a person’s physical, mental and emotional health.