Meditation and Guided Imagery for People with Cancer and Caregivers

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Meditation and imagery may be used for a variety of beneficial purposes, including:

  • Reducing stress and anxiety
  • Promoting a sense of calm
  • Facilitating the healing process
  • Assisting with emotional balancing
  • Gaining self-awareness and personal insight
  • Learning to work with what is
  • Developing intuition and inner guidance
  • Unlocking creativity
  • Deepening concentration

This class is open to both beginners and experienced meditators. UCSF and non-UCSF patients are welcome.

This class is one of a series of free classes offered to anyone living with cancer. The Living with Cancer series is co-sponsored by the UCSF Osher Center for Integrative Medicine and the UCSF Ida & Joseph Friend Cancer Resource Center. For more information about these classes, which include, dance, restorative movement, core strengthening, and yoga, visit Living with Cancer Classes and Support Groups

Fee: Free

Location: 1545 Divisadero Street, San Francisco

Registration: Drop in; no pre-registration needed.

Contact: Call the UCSF Cancer Resource Center at (415) 885-3693.

Should you need accommodation in order to apply to or participate in a program offered by the Osher Center, please contact the Osher Clinic education coordinator at [email protected] or (415) 353-7718


Click here for Guided imagery/Meditation Audio Recordings

Selected recordings for health promotion and personal empowerment are available for streaming.


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