Cancer Advocacy & 2019 Outreach Goals

  • Goals for Cancer Advocacy 2019
  • Patient Advocate and Cancer Navigator
  • Adjunct Yoga Therapist Group for developing Yoga Therapy Requirement
  • Active member of Society of Integrative Oncology
  • Say Yes to Hope. org  – yoga speaker, support person, raise funds
  • American Association of Cancer Research – local advocate
  • National Coalition of Cancer Survivorship – CPAT group to legislation a CANCER PLAN for patients
  • Colorectal Cancer Coalition advocate and Buddy volunteer
  • Imerman Angel Buddy for CRC
  • Fight CRC – Advocate, Buddy, Distribute Magazine and hold awareness campaigns in San Diego
  • LiveStrong Leader application for 2019
  • Webinar Development for Cancer Patients on the use of Yoga
  • Monthly Yoga Phone Calls for cancer patients and survivors
  • The “Art & Science of Teaching Yoga to Cancer Patients and Survivors” updated 2019
  • 5 Mediations for SoundCloud.com/ under Yoga Being
  • Coaching for me by Laura Kupperman – stay active on her Yoga Therapist site on FBD
  • Threshold Choir Director
  • Interviews on Yoga and Cancer
  • Cancer Conference – local and online
  • The 2019 Retreat from Cancer
  • Train Yoga Teachers in person and online to work with cancer patient
  • Develop an online FaceBook group for Cancer Advocates and Researchers:  CAR – T, work with USC
  • Personal goals to have parties, relax with friends, get to yoga weekly, massage and facials for self-care, walking and singing
  • Goals for Cancer Advocacy 2018
  • Attending ASCO GI for SAYYESTOHOPE.org January 14th -17th
  • LiveStrong Leader Application in for 2018 – approved and served
  • Applied for Research Inquiry into Yoga for Cancer Survivors – accepted and presented a  poster  on Yoga & Cancer  – April 2018 for American Association of Cancer Research
  • Train 6 teachers “The Arts & Science of Teaching Yoga to Cancer Patients” Two new students this month! Trained 8 students in Part I, 4 in Part 2 and they are moving to Part III
  • Train 2 teachers in 200 hour Yoga Being Teacher Training One already started this month! Trained under-represented yoga teachers this year.
  • Apply to IAYT to use the “Arts & Science” course as CEU training for ongoing Yoga Therapy – pending 2018
  • Attend Integrative Wellness Workshops (in person and online) – Denise Stewart Breast Cancer Summit, December 2018, Presenter
  • Use Alignable to meet with local small businesses to build local clients
  • Support Healing Communities with FaceBook: Yoga with Jeandw and DAMMIT CANCER
  • Create 4 blogs on issues related to cancer side effects – one done on Sleeping – blogs done and also on The Breast Cancer Authority
  • Monthly Free Yoga Therapy Phone Call
  • Subbing for Meditation classes and for SilverAge Yoga
  • Immerman Angel Support Volunteer, CRC
  • Advocacy with Patients
  • Speaker and Advocate “A Night in the Lab” USC, several interviews on Yoga & Cancer
  • Director of Threshold Choir San Diego (We sing at the bedside)
  • Teach a yoga class called “Bone Strength and Breath” – move to 2019
  • Update website with video clips, calendar and research internet marketing
  • Active Member of Yoga Therapist FB Group by Laura Kupperman
  • Take online class and webinars by Laura Kupperman – she is excellent
  • Attend Afterlife.org Conference in AZ 2018 – was not able to attend this year
  • Retreat From Cancer 2018
  • Live Facebook monthly or more – working on shyness!
  • Free Meditations for those in transition and more SOUNDCLOUD.com under Yoga Being
  • Write about yoga and its benefits for those who are dying
  • Local Advocacy Activity in San Diego for March CRC Awareness with FIGHT CRC
  • Take a fun class each month including tap dance, zumba, clogging, painting, craftingGoals for Cancer Advocacy and Outreach 2017
      • Attend ASCO to advocate GI in January – Done
      • Leadership Team for San Diego Chapter of LIVESTRONG – Active
      • Train 6 teachers globally “The Arts & Science of  Teaching Yoga to Cancer Patients and Survivors” – Taught 6
      • Train 2 more yoga teachers through Yoga Being Teacher Training (Yoga Alliance Approved School) – Two new students
      • Add another CYACEP course on Yoga Alliance – Active
      • Apply for IAYT Grandfathering by March 2017 – Accepted April 1, 2017
      • Attend 3 Cancer Conferences – 3 done; one virtual
      • Teach yoga and meditation at 4 USA Cancer Conferences – One done, applied for two
      • Meet with National Coalition of Cancer Survivorship Team in San Diego to lobby – Done
      • Advocate in DC – Did not go to DC 2017
      • Blog for CURE, The Anti-Cancer Club, Wellness101.com, Breast Cancer Authority, Accessible Yoga – Active
      • Support a Healing Community on FB called “Yoga with Jeandw” – Active
      • Yoga Being Page on FB – Active
      • 10 Live Video Clips of Yoga and Meditation for Social Media – Done, need to post
      • Make 5 meditations for people in transition on Souncloud.com under Yoga Being
      • Make 5 meditations for people with cancer on Soundcloud.com under Yoga Being
      • Teach Monthly Phone Yoga Call-In and post it on YogaBeing.net – Active
      • Be a buddy for CCA and Imermanangels – Active
      • Take courses online in anatomy, hypnosis, course planning, meditation and SEO advanced skills – Done, Udemy and Laura Kupperman
      • Make a course for Udemy

    took a “hot to” course, but too many steps to produce a course

      • Free, individualized meditation for those in transition

    Continuing

      • Teach meditation classes locally – Subbing
      • Assistant Director of San Diego Threshold Choir – Director, August 2017
      • Dog Park Board of Volunteers Director and Newsletter – Active until January 2018 as Chair
      • Take an art class for fun!

    iphone photography course
    * Was interviewed for FIGHT CRC, podcast coming January 2018

    Goals for Cancer Patient Outreach 2016

    • Train two yoga students at the 200 hour level in San Diego through Yoga Being Teacher Trainer- Yes I opened “YOGA BEING TEACHER TRAINING”
    • Write 6 Articles for CUREtoday.com – not quite
    • Write 12 Articles for Wellness101.com – not yet
    • Attend 4 Cancer Conferences and Conventions – Attended 3
    • Speak at 3 Cancer Conferences and Conventions (and teacher yoga) (Ruesch Center for GI, NCCS and “Retreat from Cancer” Texas)
    • Train-the-trainers, GLOBAL TEAM of yoga teachers to continue training YCS yoga in their countries around the world
    • Complete a total of 365 Yoga Tips – completed!
    • Monthly Free Yoga Phone calls to increase to two a month – still at one a month
    • The Arts & Science Teacher Training to bring 6 new teachers through the whole course – in progress
    • Add 10 Audio Meditations, working with Wunderglo to provide meditations for those who are dying – in progress
    • Attend NCCS Lobby for the CPAT Bill in June 2016
    • Attend ASCO GI in January 2016
    • Follow up article in Patient Advocacy publication -look for me
    • Resource Blogger for the “Anti-Cancer Club” online e-zine
    • Continue supporting survivors Colon Cancer Alliance (CCA)through YOGA with JEANdw
    • BUDDY for Colon Cancer Alliance – made 4 new friends
    • Take a series of Online Classes in Advanced Yoga, Hypnosis, Bone Health, Chakra’s
    • Make Video Clips for the Yoga Den and Fight CRC (Summer Series on “Wellness”)
    • Advocated with National Coalition for Cancer Survivorship and offered a “Yoga Class” and “Yoga Breaks”
    • Coordinate with organizations offering meditations free to survivors – Accessible Yoga
    • Interview with Lee Silverstein on CCA’s Podcast “The Health Effects of Yoga for Cancer Survivorship”

    Goals for Community Outreach 2015 and Achievements

    • Train 8 Yoga teachers online at the “The Art & Science of Teaching Yoga to Cancer Patients & Survivors” at YogaBeing.net
    • CUREtoday.com Writer on Yoga and Cancer (March 2015)
    • Attend 3 Oncology Conferences, ASCO with YestoHope.org (in January 2015), Colon Cancer Alliance in AZ, and “Live Your Best Life” with COLONTOWN/Chris4life.org December 2015, NCAN.org in MN
    • Speak at oncology conferences 3 times during 2015
    • NCAN.org in MN, Live Your Best Life at Reusch Center 6th annual conference, planned a retreat in Texas but got delayed
    • Made 5 audio meditations for YCS patients and family on Soundcloud.com
    • Monthly Teacher Phone Clinics through YogaBeing/Facebook Page
    • Monthly YCS Yoga Phone calls open to all cancer patients and family;  Third Thursdays
    • Complete 280 total of Jean’s Yoga Tips on Yoga Being Facebook page/twitter/pinterest
    • Develop a teacher trainer from within the “Arts & Science” community
    • GLOBAL TEAM: Slovenia, Bahrain, France, UK, Holland, and USA
    • Have a Yoga Retreat with Susan Becker Reeves and Yoga Bridge in Texas with Suzanne Lindley (beatlivertumors.org)
    • Blog at least 6 articles this year for various publications; February 2015, I’ve been asked to blog for CURE
    • COLONTOWN facilitator of the YOGA DEN
    • Take advanced yoga teacher training in one of the following areas:  anatomy, psychology, brain & meditation
    • - attended Leslie Kasimoff Training, and Integrated Symposium on Cancer at Soul of Yoga
    • Self-training with audio and books on the use of Dream Yoga and healing
    • Provide Reiki in an integrative setting
    • Continue Yoga for Healing  class at Ginseng Yoga Studio in San Diego, Tuesdays at 11:30a.m.
    • Have 3 scholarships available to teachers desiring to work with cancer patients through “The Arts & Science” course
    • Yoga Alliance Standard’s Committee Member
    • Yoga Being Teacher Training School started December 2015
      Short story got published in “Your Glasses Are On Top of Your Head” by Brenda Elsgaher
    • Colon Cancer Alliance online support network
    • Assistant Director of Threshold Choir (attend local gathering in 2015)
    • Dog Owners of Grape Street Park, Board of Directors, raise 500.00 for grass seeding and dogs bags

     

    Achievements for Community Outreach in 2014

    • Trained 5 Yoga Teachers to work with Cancer Patients “The Art & Science of Teaching Yoga to Cancer Patients & Survivors”  online at YogaBeing.net
    • Serve on the Advisory Board of the Standards’ Committee for Yoga Alliance
    • Made 3 yoga videos for Youtube for cancer patients
    • Make 15 yoga meditions for Soundcloud.com/yogabeing for cancer patients and family members
    • Monthly (12) Yoga Phone Calls for cancer patients and caregivers for free
    • Jean’s Yoga Tips:  another 70 tips for social media :  Yoga Being Facebook Page
    • COLONTOWN facilitator at the YOGA DEN
    • Attend three oncology conferences in 2014;  January in San Francisco with ASCO, March with COLONTOWN  in Washington, DC and June in Washington, DC
    • Awareness of the benefits of yoga for cancer patients in a “Patient Resource Magazine” Winter 2014 (colon cancer survivor story)
    • Blog for “The Breast Cancer Blog” by Diana Ross
    • Teach “Yoga for Healing” weekly at Ginseng Yoga Studio in San Diego
    • Yoga Retreat for Cancer Patients , TBA- moved to 2015
    • Work one -to -one with cancer patients
    • Attended “Integrative Medical Open Forum Workshops” at UCSD
    • Attended local talk called “The Death Dinner” to demystify death and dying in our culture
    • Network with other  small business owners working with cancer patients through “The Arts & Science ” page on Facebook (31 teachers)
    • Add Vimeo Content on running an online business – move to 2015
    • Presenter at Survivorville in Nashville, TN “Yoga Benefits for Cancer Survivors” – uploaded to OncologyYou
    • Use of Twitter, Pinterest, Facebook and LinkedIn to support cancer community efforts and education about yoga’s benefits
    • Have the Yoga for Cancer Survivor digital download made available for Polish and Russian – Russian is 75% finished.
    • Give a workshop at the International Gathering of Threshold Choirs on vibrational healing and the Gayatri in San Jose
    • Facilitate a group Yoga for Cancer Survivor Yoga Teachers a Closed FaceBook Group
    • Assistant Director in Threshold Choir in San Diego, singing at over a dozen hospice services and to patients
    • Dog Owners of Grape Street Park, Board of Directors

     

    Achievements for 2013 Community Outreach to Cancer Survivors

    • Serving as a “Yogi Bear Jean” giving 140 yoga tips and 6 Yoga Phone Calls for beatlivertumors.org and COLONTOWN
    • ColonTown, Virtual “Yoga Den”  Facilitator, with 141 cancer patients and caregivers, daily Jean’s Yoga Tips and monthly Free Yoga Phone Classes
    • ColonTown, PAL Administrative Group, we are growing a virtual community of colon cancer support on FaceBook with over 1, 209 people
    •  Trained 18 yoga student in Advanced Yoga Teacher Training on line, The Art  & Science of Teaching Yoga to Cancer Patients
    • Teach three 5 hour introduction classes in San Diego,  Yoga for Cancer Survivors – Advanced Teacher Training.
    • Yoga Education Society, Vice President, Outreach Coordinator and Event Planner for its 25th Annual Dinner Event
    • Provide individualized meditations for cancer patients needing TLC  and place 10 new meditations on SOUNDCLOUD.com/Yoga Being
    • Active Listserv ‘Yogi Bear Jean’ on Beat Liver Tumors, with daily yoga tips and meditations
    • Examiner.com, Yoga and Spirituality in San Diego, adding 10 yoga articles
    • March 1, 2013  ”Dress in Blue Day” campaign, social media advocate
    • Teach weekly  Yoga for Cancer Healing class at Ginseng Yoga in San Diego
    • Promote Yoga Activism through participating in fund raisers and awareness campaigns in Los Angeles , Chicago,  New York City with COLONTOWN and Beatlivertumors.org
    • Articles and interviews published in cancer related magazines and e-zines and podcasts
    • Lobby in Washington, D.C. for colon cancer research funding, the right to scanning, and attending an Oncology Seminar at Georgetown University
    • Active participant in three listserves: Beatlivertumors.org, ColonCancerACOR list, ColonTown
    • Youtube Video on cancer survivorship and yoga benefits (over 25 produced in 2012)
    • Direct support to cancer patients with meals, driving to appointments, phone support, email support
    • Networking with other small businesses that promote health and wellness for cancer thrivers
    • ImermanAngels.org,  patient and caregiver support person
    • LiveSTRONG – San Diego Leader, March Awareness Campaign
    • Threshold Choir (San Diego Chapter), Assistant Director, social media outreach and choir director “we sing at the bedside”
    • Use of Social Media to promote awareness of cancer causes and wellness for cancer patients
    • Blogs for “Breast Cancer Yoga” with Diane Ross, survivor and teacher
    • Volunteer Coordinator for “Golden Oldies”, senior Golden owners and their dogs dogs

    Achievements made in 2012 for Community Outreach to Cancer Survivors

    • Beatlivertumors.org, Suzanne Lindley’s non-profit for liver cancer patients – supply FREE CD’s to – YES!
    • IMERMAN ANGEL – support cancer patients and caregivers during chemotherapy
    • MARCH 2012 – Digestive Disease Health Coalition – lobbying in DC
    • ColonTOWN@FB, Social Network with a Cause
    • OSTOMY DAY, Oct.6th,  The  Virtual Picnic Event of the Year
    • Teacher Study/SISTER Study on Breast Cancer – http://www.sisterstudy.org/
    • YOGABEAR.org- Video’s and Meditations made for free
    • “YOGA FOR CANCER SURVIVORS” FREE!!! SPANISH VERSION on Soundcloud
    • PEACE ON EARTH CAROLERS http://www.projectyano.org/educationnotarms/
    • LiveSTRONG – SAN DIEGO LEADER, March Awareness Day
    • Threshold Choir “singing to those at the bedside”
    • Teach Intro to teaching cancer patients in San Diego
    • Ginseng Yoga Studio, Yoga for Cancer Healing class
    • Direct support of patients in transition
    • UNDY 5000 -Colon Cancer Alliance fun run/walk 2012
    • Examiner.com: Yoga and Spirituality in San Diego
    • Interviewed by HERFURTURE.com
    • Apply to teacher at Yoga Alliance Conference 2012
    • Contribute Meditations to mydiamonddays.com
    • Interviewed by CURE TODAY in July 2012 issue
    • Yoga Therapist added to list of credentials with IAYT