THIS IS LIFE

This is Life is a workshop series for survivors seeking renewal through education in practical matters and through arts and movement.

 

May 4-6 | Chicago, Illinois

Retreat & Ecology Campus

In partnership with

    Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center AYA Program

Registration Opens February 22, 2018

 

OCT 12-14 | San Francisco, California

Hidden Villa

In partnership with Stanford AYA Oncology Program

Registration Opens July 27, 2018

 

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  • In-nature, retreat-style workshop series

  • Free to survivors (excludes travel to/from retreat)

  • Ages 18-39

  • 3 day, 2 night weekend retreat

  • Open to new or Koru Alumni survivors

  • In partnership with local oncology programs


Experts in their respective fields and young adult cancer lead collaborative workshops meant to increase survivors' knowledge and skills in dealing with topics they want to learn more about, including:

New Normalacknowledging your identity as a survivor, how to cope and deal with fear of recurrence, parenting, managing late effects, and sex, dating, and relationships.

Lifestyle: alternative medicine and how can it help, becoming an advocate, mind body medicine connection.

Practical Matters: work and careers, starting or going back to school, tools for good financial health after cancer, and navigating insurance.

Movement: introduction to Qigong, hiking, and yoga.

Creativity: explore your cancer journey through photography, creative writing, or designing your own art project.