Strength Training For Cancer Survivors


Winthrop-University Hospital’s Breast Health Center will offer a new Strength Training program facilitated by a Certified Cancer Exercise Specialist from the non-profit organization, “Strength for Life.”  The free program is open to women who have a history of treatment for breast cancer or who are in current treatment. Sessions will be held from 6:30 to 7:30 PM at the Dr. Martin Spatz Conference Center Room A, located in the lower level of the main hospital at 259 First Street in Mineola.  Classes are held once a week on Mondays, from January 12, 2015 through March 2, 2015. Equipment will be provided.

“Strength for Life’s” Certified Cancer Exercise Specialist’s mission is to empower, inspire and strengthen by using exercise as a method of healing.  Sessions are taught by Jacqui Errico, a Certified Cancer Exercise Specialist.  To register for the program, please call Ms. Errico at (631) 675-6513.

For information about the Breast Health Center at Winthrop, please call (516) 663-2556.

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Elizabeth Johnson is former editor of Manhasset Press and Manhasset Press Magazine. Growing up in nearby Garden City and attending New York University, she is well-versed in the locale and knowledgeable about the beat she covers. Her community involvement is extensive and includes the Manhasset SCA, Kiwanis International, Manhasset Chamber of Commerce, St. Mary’s Church, and various civic and local charitable organizations. Curious by nature, her travels, community service, love of the arts as well as local sports give her the inside view to unique content. During her time at Anton, she has received several awards from the New York Press Association and the Press Club of LI, including the coveted "Best Community Newspaper" several years in a row.


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