Embody offers free weekly yoga and mindfulness practices for Gilda’s Club community members. Anyone can be a member of the free support community if you are on a cancer journey or supporting someone on a cancer journey or grieving the death of someone in your life, due to any cause. Embody's teachings are gentle movement & mindfulness practices grounded deeply in positive intention and compassionate connection. Together we create a network of support to help each other feel better and stay inspired to remain committed to our healing journey.
About Gilda's Club
Founded with love by cancer survivors, we officially opened the doors of Gilda’s Club Grand Rapids on February 15, 2001. However, the grassroots movement to bring a Gilda’s Club to our community began in the spring of 1996 by local philanthropist Twink Frey. As a cancer survivor, she knew personally the lack of social and emotional support resources available to her when she was going through her diagnosis, treatment and life altering “after effects.” She was joined by two other local cancer survivors – Deb Bailey and Susan Smith – and together, these three women set about the task of founding Gilda’s Club Grand Rapids.