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Breast Cancer Survivors’ Fit Club

Breast Cancer Survivors' Fit Club

The MUSC Wellness Center partners with the Hollings Cancer Center to provide a 10-week breast cancer survivor wellness program. Fit Club focuses on improving cardiovascular fitness, muscle strength, body composition, fatigue, anxiety, depression, self-esteem and several quality of life factors specific to cancer survivors. The program includes a two month membership and classes twice a week featuring: 

  • Pre/post body composition testing
  • Exercise and recreational programming with continuous communication from fitness and health professionals
  • Nutrition education
  • In-person group personal training
  • Yoga and mindfulness classes
  • Breathing for stress reduction
  • Support and affirmation from community and clinical staff 

This program is sponsored by Racquets for Recovery, an annual tennis tournament that benefits breast cancer patients at the Hollings Cancer Center. 

Participation in Fit Club requires a physician referral. Contact us for more information; additional information is also available on the Hollings Cancer Center website.

Fight Back 

Fight Back Participants 

Fight Back is a continuation program that will support the participants who have completed the MUSC Wellness Center’s Breast Cancer Survivors Fit Club.  

The goal of the program is to provide participants a safe and supportive environment to maintain the strength and physical stamina gained while participating in Survivors Fit Club.

The program meets twice a week on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 8:30-9:30 am.  Each program session includes 24 one hour classes that include: 

  • Functional movement and Activities of Daily Living (ADL) training
  • Strength, flexibility, balance, and mobility training
  • Exercises that enhance trunk rotation, core strength, gait, and postural health
  • Non-contact boxing-based drills used to increase aerobic stamina and building confidence   

Program Session Dates:

  • March 26 – June 19
  • July 9 – September 19 
  • September 24 – December 19

This program is fully sponsored by the Hollings Cancer Center and is limited to previous participants of the Breast Cancer Survivors Fit Club. 

Register for an upcoming program or contact us for more information.

Prostate Cancer Survivors’ Strength Camp 

Prostate Cancer Survivors' Strength Camp

In collaboration with the Hollings Cancer Center, the MUSC Wellness Center provides a comprehensive 10-week program for prostate cancer survivors that provides a supportive, group based approach to improve overall well-being. The program includes a two month membership and classes twice a week featuring: 

  • Pre/post body composition testing
  • Exercise and recreational programming with continuous communication from fitness and health professionals
  • Nutrition education
  • In-person group personal training
  • Yoga and mindfulness classes
  • Breathing for stress reduction and pelvic floor strengthening sessions
  • Support and affirmation from community and clinical staff 

This program is fully sponsored by the Hollings Cancer Center and requires a physician referral. Contact us for more information about registering for the program.

 

Rheumor Has It
Rheumor Has It

The Rheumatology Program encourages individuals with rheumatological disorders to safely and effectively exercise using aquatics and some land-based exercise protocols. The next Rheumor Has It program starts September 9 and runs through November 13. Participants will meet twice a week on Mondays and Wednesdays from 9:30am-10:15am.

Program includes: 

  • Aquatic, low-impact exercises
  • Yoga
  • Stretch clinic
  • Body composition scans
  • Nutritional education

Program cost:

  • Member: $185.00
  • Employee: $195.00
  • Non-member: $220.00
  • Student: $50.00

This program requires physician clearance and referral. Contact us for more information.

 

Rock Steady Boxing 

Rock Steady Boxing is an exercise program designed specifically for individuals with Parkinson’s Disease to help improve mobility, balance, overall strength, and Activities of Daily Living (ADL’s).  Individuals at any stage of the disease are accommodated. 

Rocksteady Boxing at the MUSC Wellness Center delivers a curriculum that addresses the major symptoms of Parkinson’s disease. Participants’ safety is a top priority with multiple certified Rocksteady Boxing Coaches at every class. Classes meet on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 11:00am – 12:30pm. 

The program includes: 

  •      Annual assessments 
  •      Two 75-minute group exercise classes per week; 24 classes in total 
  •      Functional Movements and ADL training 
  •      Strength, flexibility, balance, and mobility training 
  •      Exercises that enhance trunk rotation, core strength, gait, and postural       
         health  
  •      Training to enhance overall motor recruitment and cognitive function 
  •      Non-contact boxing-based drills that are used to achieve forced intensity,
         while also building confidence 

Program Cost for 3 months, 24 classes per session: 

  •      Member: $150.00 
  •      Non-Member: $250.00 

Our RSB certified coaches are looking forward to meeting you! Contact us for more information.

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