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Cancer Support and New Yoga Classes at Allentown YMCA/YWCA


Allentown YMCA & YWCA has expanded their wellness offerings. Additional Yoga for Health classes have been added and are now offered at 6 p.m. on Mondays, 9:15 a.m. and 6 p.m. on Wednesdays and 9:15 a.m. on Thursdays. Open to all levels, postures are performed for better strength, balance and flexibility, stress relief and balance of the nervous system important for heart health. A YogaStretch chair yoga class is held on Wednesdays at 1:30 p.m. for more physically challenged individuals looking to increase flexibility and balance.

The YWCA also offers Encore, a cancer support and exercise group for females, from 6:30 to 8 p.m., Tuesdays, and from 9 to 10:30 a.m. on Fridays. This support group has been open to females fighting cancer for more than 30 years at this location.

The Allentown YMCA and YWCA is located at 425 S. 15th St., in Allentown. Natural Awakenings’ readers can enjoy a one-week free trial of the facility by calling Wellness Director Dona Obal at 610-434-9333. For more information, visit

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