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October 1st, 2020

Mind, Body, and Soul Digital Series – October 2020

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Join the young adult cancer communities of the Dear Jack Foundation, Elephants and Tea, and Lacuna Loft during our month-long wellness series in May for an opportunity to connect, grow, and stretch!


We will be offering weekly, 90-minute sessions to help enhance the mind, body, and spirit and provide a chance to break down some of the isolation we’ve all been experiencing over the last few weeks. Whether you are a seasoned yogi, meditator, or writer, or a newbie to the world of mind and body care, come and try something new in a safe, fun, and encouraging environment – your own home!



Friday, October 9th at 10 am MT
Zentangle with Aerial Donovan and Mallory Casperson

Friday, October 16th at 10 am MT
Slow Flow Yoga with Tara Picklo

Friday, October 23rd at 10 am MT
Meditation with Angie Giallourakis

Friday, October 30th at 10 am MT
Wrap Up Happy Hour (costumes encouraged!)

These classes will be free and hosted through Zoom. All experience levels are welcome!




Session Descriptions

10/9: Zentangle Workshop
Join us for a short Zentangle doodle! Zentangles are the art of drawing simple shapes into repetitive, meditative patterns while creating a larger drawing, without having to worry about precision. All you’ll need is paper, a pencil, a thin black sharpie, a regular black sharpie, and a ruler! We’ll walk you through the basics, so you can then create your own, one of a kind, uniquely you Zentangle!


10/16: Yoga/Body Day Description
Let’s join together as an online commUNITY with a Slow Flow Yoga class. Yoga means union of the physical body through breath. That begins the journey inward where we can access the spirit, soul, and center of wisdom and bliss. We will take careful notice of the physical body and then connect intentionally with the breath that sustains and gives us a sense of ease. After settling in, the body will flow freely on the mat through a series of poses that will provide flexibility, strength, and connection to our true nature. We will end class with a short meditation to further develop mindfulness. This class is for everyone – all skill levels are welcome!


10/23: Meditation/Mind Day Description
This Meditation Session will introduce the participant to breathe and body sensing in order to tune-in and relax the mind and body. The session will be approximately 30 – 40 minutes. Participants will learn about how meditation can help reduce stress. At the end of the session, participants will be given the opportunity to ask questions of the teacher. Angie is a Level II iRest Yoga Nidra Meditation Teacher.


10/30: Mind, Body, and Spirit Wellness Series Intro Happy Hour Hangout
Join Dear Jack Foundation, Elephants and Tea, and Lacuna Loft for the wrap up to our Mind, Body, Soul Digital Series in a fun and informal Happy Hour Hangout! We’ll talk about your overall month, any skills you learned during the month during the sessions, favorite moments, and opportunities for us to improve your experience. Hangout with other people who understand what it’s like to go through young adult cancer and costumes will be encouraged!




For more information please contact Dear Jack Foundation’s Director of Programs, Kayla Fulginiti, LCSW:

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