Forest Moon: Celebrating Cancer Survivorship is hosting a
Renewing the Spirit Retreat for Women with Cancer. The free
retreat will take place at The Cupola, a studio in Killington, on
Saturday, October 6, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and is open to women
who have received a cancer diagnosis and an accompanying female
family member or friend. Women may come by themselves or bring
a female loved one with them.
Renewing the Spirit provides a special time and place for
self-exploration, connection, and healing. In the company of
other women, participants learn tools to bring balance to their
lives. Some of the activities include: relaxation
techniques, creative arts, and adaptive yoga. Additionally a free
nutritious lunch will be prepared and served for participants to
The retreat will be facilitated by Ellen Fein. Fein is a
licensed clinical social worker, registered yoga teacher and cancer
survivor. Combining mind/body techniques, counseling,
coaching, and yoga, Fein works as a Cancer Coach in central Vermont
supporting individuals whose lives are touched by cancer.
Taylor Glaze, owner of The Cupola and former restaurant owner
and chef, will prepare a healthy lunch for all.
The retreat is sponsored in part by a grant from The Vermont/New
Hampshire Affiliate of Susan G. Komen for the Cure.
Forest Moon, a Brattleboro-based nonprofit organization founded
by a Vermont cancer survivor, provides support programs to the
cancer community, and has served over 900 individuals since
beginning offerings in January 2006.
To register for the Renewing the Spirit retreat at The Cupola,
please contact Pam Roberts at 413-625-2402 or
firstname.lastname@example.org. The deadline for registration is Monday,
October 1. More information about Forest Moon can be found at