NYC FREE Workshops at Our Community Center
Learn how to meditate, gain information about what to ask when you go for genetic testing, or meet a new
friend who's been through what you're going through at one of our free workshops in our Windsor Terrace/
Park Slope Brooklyn T.E.A.L.® Community Center.  Workshop topics change all the time and are run by
volunteers. These workshops are open to anyone who's been touched by Ovarian Cancer whether it be a
survivor, caregiver, family member or friend. We also invite the general public to learn more
about Ovarian Cancer at some of our educational events. Please RSVP for our upcoming workshops

Definition of a T.E.A.L.® Ovarian Cancer Survivor: is an “Amazing Lady” who at any time in her life has been diagnosed with Ovarian Cancer whether she is currently a patient in treatment or cancer free. It could have been yesterday or 50 years ago. We honor these “Amazing Ladies” in a variety of events and programs including invitations to participate in our T.E.A.L.® Survivor Ceremony during our Annual T.E.A.L.® Walk/Run program in cities across the US. We offer free programs and services for survivors and their families all year long.

"As an Ovarian Cancer Survivor, T.E.A.L.® workshops have given me tools to cope with the stresses of diagnosis and the warmth of a community."   ~~ Melissa B.

NEW FREE Workshop Webinars 

T.E.A.L.® has now made attending a workshop globally accessible. If you are unable to attend a workshop
at the T.E.A.L.® Community Center, you can still participate online through workshop webinars from the
comfort of your home. If you are interested in joining a workshop through a webinar please e-mail and mention "webinar" so that we send you the webinar invitation. T.E.A.L.® is also
offering a new phone in option and video conferences. Let us know what works for you!

View our upcoming workshops schedule & past workshops below.

To ensure quality workshops, we require all RSVPs to give us 24 hour notice of a cancellation.

Workshops Schedule
                                                                 T.E.A.L.® Office Address:
                                            533 16th St (just off 10th ave) Brooklyn, NY 11215
                                              Take the F / G Train to 15th Street/Prospect Park



Upcoming FREE T.E.A.L.®  Workshops:

     Date Time Description
      Men of T.E.A.L.® Meet Up Series


    February 21st, 2018 (2/21/18)


    6:30PM to 7:30PM


    Has someone close to you been affected by Ovarian Cancer? Do you find it difficult to relate and/or talk about? Attendees join our men of T.E.A.L.® meet up and have casual discussion of how Ovarian Cancer has impacted our lives. This workshop provides a support network of people who can relate to your situation. Attendees can enjoy snacks, discussion, and socializing. If you are interested please fill out THIS FORM. You can still be part of Men of T.E.A.L.® if you live out of New York state. We have resources for you including a call in option for our ongoing monthly series. Future dates for this series: February 21st (2/21), March 21st (3/21), April 25th (4/25). Please RSVP to this workshop by calling us at 917-310-4835.

     Ongoing Ovarian Cancer Support Group

     February 12th, 2018 (2/12/18)  6:30PM to 8PM

     This ovarian cancer support group is facilitated by long-term ovarian cancer survivors and welcomes women who have ever been diagnosed with ovarian cancer. You can still be part of this series if you live out of New York state. We have resources for you including a call in option for our monthly series. Please RSVP to by January 5th, 2018. Future dates for this series: 

    T.E.A.L.®'s Courageous Caregivers

     February 12th, 2018 (2/12/18)
     6:30PM to 8PM

       Do you care for someone impacted by ovarian cancer? Have you been a caregiver to someone with ovarian cancer? Caring for others starts with caring for yourself. Join us in our newest support group to talk with others who understand what you are going through. Share your coping secrets and learn new ones.

    Please RSVP to by February 9th, 2018.

     Fitness Class & Wellness Workshop with F.I.T 4 All

    February 27th, 2018 (2/27/18)
    6:30 to 8PM

    This two part workshop can be modified for ALL ages and abilities - no experience required. The workshop will begin with an upbeat meaningful movement experience, engaging your full-body in a fun and empowering “dance on the mat.” The second part of the workshop will involve a discussion on Stress Management and Affordable Self-Care. Together we will answer the question, “What is stress?” and discuss the negative and positive aspects to stress. Attendees will discuss how to identify their individual stress triggers and form action plans based on simple, personally accessible ways to manage stress. Please RSVP to by February 23rd, 2018.

    Q&A with a Cancer Genetic Counselor; What can you do to manage familial and hereditary cancer risks?


    March 7th, 2018 (3/7/18)
    6PM to 7PM

    A webinar presented by Flora Poleshchuk, a Certified Genetic Counselor.

    In this webinar and Q & A session Flora Poleshchuk, a Certified Genetic Counselor, will provide an overview of hereditary cancer risk factors and management strategies for individuals with a personal or family history of ovarian cancer as well as some other common cancer types.  If you are interested in attending this webinar, please RSVP to by March 5th, 2018.

    Fertility and Family Planning Considerations in Those with Genetic Ovarian Cancer Risks

    March 26th, 2018 (3/26/18)   6PM to 7PM  

    A webinar presented by Dr. Matthew Lederman of RMA of NY.

    Women with hereditary cancer risks may present with ovarian and other cancer types at an early age.  Various medical interventions to reduce cancer risk often elicit fertility and family-planning concerns among young mutation carriers.  This presentation will explore fertility preservation (egg or embryo freezing) prior to surgery as well as Preimplantation genetic diagnosis (PGD), a test which allows for embryos to be tested for known cancer-causing mutations. If you are interested in attending this webinar, please 
    RSVP to by March 23rd, 2018.
    Daughters of T.E.A.L.®

    April 30th, 2018 (4/30/18) 
     6:30PM to 8PM

    Have you lost an amazing lady to ovarian cancer? Are you a daughter who has lost your mother to ovarian cancer? Join us for our support group for daughters to share your experience and give strength and hope to other women who can relate to your situation. Attendees can enjoy snacks, discussion, and socializing.

    Please RSVP to by April 27th, 2018.

      Healing from the Inside Out 

    May 3rd, 2018 (5/3/18)
    6:30PM to 8PM

    A Workshop for Deep Self Care

    Join Jane, a licensed physical therapist, and learn how to take care of your health and yourself through a novel integrative approach enhancing the mind/body/spirit connection. This workshop will draw on various methods to reach the deepest part of self and the body’s own innate ability to heal. Guided meditations, gentle movement, qigong, self-massage techniques, acupressure points, and energy healing methods will be used. Attendees will learn how to generate and direct healing energy to specific areas of the body and how to replicate the experience at home.


    View T.E.A.L.®'s past workshops here.


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