Southwestern Vermont Health Care offers Qi Gong for cancer survivors

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Southwestern Vermont Health Care offers Qi Gong for cancer survivors

Tue, 02/20/2018 - 10:17am -- tim

Vermont Business Magazine Southwestern Vermont Health Care offers a 12-week Qi Gong class for cancer survivors and members of their support teams. The classes are scheduled 6:30 – 8 p.m. Wednesdays and started February 14. They take place in Conference Room C of the Southwestern Vermont Medical Center at 100 Hospital Drive in Bennington. There is no charge to participate in the class.

The class is called “Tune-up, Tonify, and Strengthen.” Participants will learn Qi Gong breathing and postures rooted in traditional Chinese medicine to help activate, strengthen, and balance the energy.

The class is presented by Nate Sumner of Villari’s Martial Arts Center and the Cancer Center Community Crusaders. For more information and to attend, contact Rebecca Hewson-Stellar, RN, patient navigator, at 802-440-4244.

About SVHC:

Southwestern Vermont Health Care (SVHC) is a comprehensive, preeminent health care system providing exceptional, convenient, and affordable care to the communities of Bennington and Windham Counties of Vermont, eastern Rensselaer and Washington Counties of New York, and northern Berkshire County in Massachusetts. SVHC’s providers are members of the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Putnam Physicians, a multispecialty medical group operated in partnership with Dartmouth-Hitchcock. SVHC includes the Centers for Living and Rehabilitation, a 150-bed long- and short-term care skilled nursing facility; the SVHC Foundation; and Southwestern Vermont Medical Center (SVMC), which includes 19 primary and specialty care practices. Primary care offices are located in Bennington, Manchester, Pownal, and Wilmington. To learn more, visit For news and updates, follow

Source: BENNINGTON, VT—February 19, 2018—Southwestern Vermont Health Care

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