You Can Thrive! provides free access to healthy resources Meditation and exercise are key to recovery and long term health in breast cancer.
*Research shows that physical activity can protect against breast cancer. also Mindfull Meditation reduces stress for breast cancer. *Just 3 hours of physical exercise each week can cut the risk of breast cancer recurrence by up to 50%

Join us! Thursday Evenings 5:30-6:30

Gong Yoga

Sound Meditation and Reiki Restoration:

Incorporate a new approach for your mind and body:

Reflections and You Can Thrive! have partnered with a evolutionary approach by creating a therapeutic sound and reiki restorative class exclusively for cancer survivors. Each week you can bring one friend and join us for a "massage for your brain". You will LOVE this!

Place: Reflections Center
227 East 24th Street
(Between 2nd & 3rd Avenue) New York City MAP IT
Time: 5:30-6:30
Dates: Thursdays
EVERY WEEK Excluding Holidays
Cost: Free, but please register online (if you are a current member) or Call us at 917.463.4267

Incorporating ancient healing sounds of the live gong, tuning forks, voice and other instruments can create deep meditative brainwave states. Combined with Reiki and Therapeutic Scents, this hour long Thursday series will leave you feeling relaxed and empowered through meditative postures, while leaving your vibrational energy charged and aligned. It's like a massage for your brain!!

Grab a friend and don't miss it!

*Active members are also able to attend other classes at Reflections for free and gain access to our other supportive services. Sign up today.

*Please be advised that there are stairs. Depending on the studio, there may not be wheelchair access to the building, please call Reflections in advance at 212.974.2288

Featured Practitioner:

MJ, Gong Practitioner Michael Jay has trained extensively in the healing arts. He is dedicated to helping others thrive through both his private wellness practice and volunteer work. Recently he has reinvigorated his commitment to using sound for its immense healing power and has been studying with and assisting the Grand GongMaster Don Conreaux, in his N.Y. workshops. He has studied shiatsu with Ohashi, tuning forks in the Acutonics system and other healing modalities including EFT and Reiki. He studied health coaching at IIN (Institute for Integrative Nutrition) and completed their program in 2012

Other Healthy Resources

It is essential for Breast Cancer survivors to exercise 3 hours per week.

Per our partnership with Y4C please attend these free classes. See our events page for more ExerThrive! Events.
Yoga for Cancer

FREE Community Class:

Register for classes on Wednesdays

  • When: every Tuesday at 4:15pm
  • Where: Virayoga, 580 Broadway, 2nd Floor New York, NY 10012
  • Who: a community class is open to all cancer survivors and patients.

Advanced registration for the class is required. The class will be capped at 15 people so early registration is recommended.
To register, please see below:

  • Existing Y4C participants – Please click here. (Your registration process will be identical to other classes; you simply will not need to apply any payment.)
  • New students – Please see here to register.

Open to anyone diagnosed with breast cancer and clients of You Can Thrive!
Donations gratefully accepted.

MORE Free classes for cancer survivors:

JCC Manhattan Has a large schedule of classes. Join now!


An increasing body of research literature has shown that psychological states have clear impact on recovery and quality of life in women with breast cancer. Psychosocial variables such as emotional expression, coping styles, and factors related to social support appear to have the most promise for improving quality of life and increasing the probability of prolonged survival.

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