Classes

Michelle offers mind/body self-care (yoga) classes for cancer patients, survivors and care givers.

All classes are chair-based and adapted to suit the needs of participants.

Currently all classes take place via Zoom video conferencing.

FREE Yoga classes for cancer patients, survivors and caregivers
Mondays 1:00-1:45pm 
Wednesdays, 5:30-7:00pm* 
Thursdays, 4:00-5:00pm

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

Intermediate Class, $10/class 
Mondays and Wednesdays, 10:00-11:30am (1st class is FREE!)
(must be able to go to the floor on hands and knees, sitting, lying down face up and face down)


*The Wednesday evening classes are free and hosted by the Cancer Support Community of Greater Philadelphia. You must register with CSCGP before joining the class.
REGISTER with CSCGP HERE

The other classes are hosted by Michelle. Email her to express interest in a class (please specify which class) and to ask any questions you might have.

You will be asked to provide medical information in order to take the class (this will be held confidential under HIPAA compliance)


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.