Various programs through Stony Brook Southampton Hospital aim people to feel better and get healthier in 2020.
A six-week acupuncture circle for women cancer survivors will be held on Wednesdays from 5:30 to 7 p.m., starting next week, through Feb. 12 at the Phillips Family Cancer Center, in the second level wellness room. Starting next Thursday, a workshop for all cancer survivors, patients, and caregivers will be held on Thursday mornings through Feb. 13, from 9 to 10.
Coming up on Jan. 11, a knitting circle will begin to meet at the cancer center through Feb. 1, from 9:30 to 11 a.m. On Jan. 15, there will be a sound bowl healing workshop from 2 to 3 p.m. Then on Jan. 28, a workshop and cooking demonstration on how to use food as medicine for healing will be held at 2 p.m.
Several events are open to the public this month at the Ed and Phyllis Davis Center at Stony Brook Southampton Hospital. Plant-based eating will be the focus of a workshop tomorrow at 9:30 a.m. Albert O’Connell will lead a hypnosis-for-weight-loss class on Tuesday at 6 p.m., and another hypnosis class, on Jan. 14, aimed at stopping smoking.
Food as medicine will be at the center of a discussion on Jan. 14 at 1:30 p.m., and of a workshop on how to nourish a healthy heart on Jan. 20 at 9:30 a.m. The Better Breather Club for those living with a chronic lung condition will meet on Jan. 14 and 28 at 11 a.m.