It Takes A Community – Fundraiser

Join us in making a difference on June 3, 2017! Special Guest Speaker will be Senator Hannah-Beth Jackson. Collectively, our contributions make a huge impact on the lives of those facing cancer in our community.From 6-9 pm enjoy the music of Lucky Dog and a California Style Taco Bar with Wine and Beer. Purchase your tickets…

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Community-Wide Health Events 2016

SAVE THE DATES for free community-wide health educational events! OjaiCARES: OUR STORIES   Wed, May 4,  7 – 8:30 pm Through our artwork, writing, & sharing, learn what’s surfacing for some of us on our walk with cancer. Be inspired, touched, and even uplifted as themes of shared human experience emerge. Confounding Cancer with Immune…

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We Are Lucky To Have This Group Here

For those of us with cancer, it initially hits us as a jolt out of nowhere, and quickly becomes an adventure, with unpredictable twists, turns, highs and lows. It’s as if we’re on a train going somewhere driven by someone else. There are many of us on the cancer adventure train. It was a complete…

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Together In Circle

Margaret Tarmy’s new group starts January 26 and will continue monthly: Together In Circle: A once-monthly drop-in Council Circle Every fourth Tuesday, 6-7:30 pm Council is a speaking and listening practice with ancient roots. It contains a focus on listening from the heart and speaking from the heart, and offers an opportunity to reflect on one’s own…

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Releasing Through Relaxation – Therapeutic Imagery

Releasing Through Relaxation – Therapeutic Imagery A once-monthly drop-in group with Bailey Gaddis, C.Ht., Certified Hypnotherapist. Bailey utilizes gentle relaxation techniques, breathing exercises, and guided imagery to replace negativity in the mind, body, or spirit with the desired positive alternative. The mind-body connection is strengthened through this work and a greater sense of calm, comfort,…

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OJAI CARES LIVES UP TO IT’S NAME

Some of us do things for the glory — laurel wreaths, trumpet blasts, the adulation of the crowd. Some of us do things for the money. Some of us do things for approval. Sometimes outside pressure induces us. Others accept a challenge. Sometimes we do something because it has to be done. But perhaps the…

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NEW! Finding Our Center through Therapeutic Imagery

Leslie Bouche, C.Ht. Certified Hypnotherapist and Master of Therapeutic Imagery,  facilitator. Cancer and cancer treatments can bring all kinds of challenges to our peace of mind and feeling of centeredness.  This therapeutic imagery experience is designed to build and reclaim ownership of a calm center within.  Through imagery, participants are supported to reconnect with their…

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Integrative Therapy Program

We offer Oncology Massage, Reiki, Reflexology and Oncology Facial appointments free of charge, to our clients. Our compassionate, skilled therapists are specially trained to understand and address the unique physical, psycho-social and emotional needs of people in various stages of cancer and cancer treatment. Each session is individualized to provide comfort, nurture and support. Learn more about…

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Yoga as Medicine at Sacred Space for OjaiCARES Clients

Many of us have worked with Ingrid Boulting during our cancer journey, appreciating her sensitivity and awareness of physical, mental, emotional and spiritual needs.  A Registered Yoga Teacher and lifelong student of Healing Arts, Ingrid creates a powerful space for OjaiCARES clients to be welcomed, nurtured and to activate their innate healing capacities. The following…

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