Yoga for Healthcare

Oncology trained yoga professional offering stress reduction programs, gentle restorative yoga, guided relaxation and meditation practices to cancer survivors and their families. Individualized and group instruction available.

Tammy Bernard, M.Ed., RYT
PO Box 357382
Gainesville, FL 32635

Team Survivor of North Florida

An organization that provides exercise and health education to women of Northern Florida who have been affected by cancer. The programs, which combine fun fitness activities with emotional support, are an important part of the ongoing healing process for women living with and surviving cancer. Activities range from Tai Chi, Dragon Boating and yoga to triathlons and marathons. They require no commitment of time and are free to participants. Survivors are encouraged to participate at their current level of fitness and can join TSNF after their medical release forms are signed and submitted. To access these forms and for more information about Team Survivor North Florida, please visit the Team Survivor website.


Safe & Comforting Massage for All

Offering Therapeutic Massage with skills in Deep Tissue,Connective Tissue, Polarity, MPS Scar & Pain Management Therapy, Warm Bamboo Fusion,Oncology Massage ( safely work with Cancer and Mastectomy/Lymphedema Risk Patients)
Manual Lymphatic Drainage with Complete Decongestive Therapy
Integrative Therapies include: Aroma Therapy,Reiki, Oneness Blessing/Deeksha
Handicap Accessible office.
Lily is active and passionate in educating women on the risks and prevention of Lymphedema. She now offers a Lymphedema Risk Management MLD package that is affordable to all women. As a member of FSMTA and The Society For Oncology Massage, she actively volunteers in our community.

Lily Van Halen
2727-B NW 43rd St.
Suite 8
Gainesville, Fl 32609

Guided Meditation Class for Cancer Patients

Evidence-based research has shown Reiki therapy promotes relaxation, a sense of well-being, reduction in anxiety, relief from pain, and improves quality of sleep. In my own experience in private practice,
patients receiving Reiki therapy integrated with various cancer treatments have reported significant pain relief, relief from nausea, headaches and neuropathy, as well as improved quality and quantity of sleep. To schedule an initial visit, please call 386-853-0162.

A Guided Meditation class is now scheduled on Tuesdays at noon at the Cancer Center of North Florida Regional in a room just off the lobby (to the right as you enter), called the “Health & Healing Place.”
The Cancer Center is a stand-alone building on the northeast corner of the hospital. It sits north of the Medical Arts building, and shares a free-parking garage with the Medical Arts Building. Additional parking for the Cancer Center is outside, and you are able to park there if you prefer.

Joan Ellen Kniseley
4131 NW 28th Lane, Suite 5
Gainesville FL 32606

Gainesville Health & Fitness Cancer Recovery Program

A free four-­week cancer fitness program for those undergoing treatment and those that have completed treatment with a physician referral. Use fitness to battle cancer­-related fatigue, improve your strength, experience a renewed feeling of empowerment, and live a longer life—free from cancer. Call to make an appointment for orientation.

Debbie Lee
4820 Newberry Road
Gainesville, FL 32608