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87 Route 17 North
Maywood, NJ 07607
(201) 843-4422

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ForwardFit Wellness Program

A diagnosis of breast cancer is overwhelming, often affecting every aspect of a women’s life. The ForwardFit Wellness Program* is open to all patients after completion of their treatment. ForwardFit was created to empower breast cancer survivors to take control of their health and well-being.

By incorporating evidence-based exercise programs and integrative wellness methods, ForwardFit provides an approach to recovery intended to strengthen and honor the mind, body, and spirit.

*This program is appropriate for breast cancer of all stages.

This eight-week program consists of two small-group classes and one meditation/yoga class per week.

Potential Health Benefits of the ForwardFit Wellness Program include:

  • Decreased fatigue and increased energy

  • Reduced cancer-related fatigue

  • Increased range-of-motion

  • Improved mobility

  • Reduced postural limitations

  • Gentle strengthening and conditioning

  • Improved mood and energy level

  • Supportive, compassionate community of providers and survivors

  • Increased optimism

What does the ForwardFit Wellness Program include?

  • Two Small Group Training classes each week

  • One mind-body Group Fitness class of choice (Yoga, Pilates, T’ai Chi, etc.) each week

  • Nutrition mini-lectures

  • Relaxation and mindfulness exercises

  • Access to additional resources at the Debra Simon Center for Integrative Medicine

The ForwardFit Wellness Program has been developed in collaboration with the HackensackUMC Division of Breast Surgery, the HackensackUMC Division of Plastic Surgery, and the Medical and Radiation Oncology Departments of the John Theurer Cancer Center.

No Membership Required!

Please contact us at 201.258.7003 or fill out our form for more information:

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Inquiries will be responded to within one business day.

 

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