Classes

Classes in Yoga for Cancer and Chronic Illness

Michelle specializes in yoga for cancer and chronic illness.  All classes are chair-based and adapted to suit the needs of participants.

Currently, classes take place via Zoom video conferencing. Contact Michelle for more information (M@MichelleStortz.com)

The times below are exclusively for cancer survivors and caregivers (via Zoom).

Mondays and Wednesdays, 10:00-11:30am
Wednesdays, 5:30-7:00pm (Free, sponsored by Cancer Support Community)
Thursdays, 4:00-5:30pm

Location: the comfort of your own home

These chair-based classes include simple joint-opening movements and standing poses to improve your balance. We’ll also breathe to calm the nervous system and meditate to steady the mind. 

The Wednesday evening classes are free and hosted by the Cancer Support Community.  REGISTER HERE

When we return to in-person classes, the schedule is here:

Fox Chase Cancer Center
Mondays and Wednesdays, 10:00 – 11:30am
333 Cottman Avenue, Philadelphia
$10 per class, scholarships available
To register email M@MichelleStortz.com or call 215-242-1366

The Cancer Support Community of Philadelphia,
Wednesdays, 5:30 – 7:00pm
Fairmount Park, 4100 Chamounix Drive, Philadelphia
Free, must register with CSCP

Old Pine Community Center
Thursdays, 4:00 – 5:30pm
401 Lombard Street, Philadelphia
Suggested donation: $15 per class or $108 for 9 classes
To register email M@MichelleStortz.com or call 215-242-1366

Springboard Studio
ON HIATUS – Chair-based yoga designed to accommodate health conditions including cancer, Parkinson’s Disease arthritis, anxiety/depression and other chronic illnesses
10:30-11:45am
530 Carpenter Lane (Mt. Airy)
$15/class or $75 for the series
To register email M@MichelleStortz.com or call 215-242-1366

Michelle is also trained in Vinyasa yoga and is available to teach to the general public. She has been teaching since 2003.