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Group Classes

Group Classes

Our group classes are offered to oncology patients, caregivers, and UPMC Hillman Cancer Center staff. CDC guidelines for COVID-19 are implemented during these classes. Classes can be offered virtually or in person in the Wellness Suite and Studios.

Learn more about the Group Spaces:

Movement Studio

A space for groups to exercise and learn mindfulness techniques from the program’s expert providers and to develop camaraderie with others in the community.


Group Support

A conference space for community support groups to cultivate meaningful exchange of personal experience, coping strategies, and information.


The Teaching Kitchen

The Teaching Kitchen is a premier space located within UPMC Hillman Cancer Center in Shadyside, an NCI-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center, that offers Cooking for Cancer Classes. Cooking for Cancer is an approach to cooking that blends nutrition, medicine, and cuisine; teaching interactively how to choose, prepare, and cook food to optimize health. Cooking for Cancer Classes will include participatory snack and meal preparation, tasting, and question and answer sessions.

Cooking for Cancer Class Schedule

When: Fridays from 2 to 3 p.m.
Who can attend: Cancer patients and/or caregivers
Cost: FREE!
How to Participate:
Virtually: Zoom

  • Meeting ID: 606 019 7459
  • Passcode: WIOP

In-person: Call 412-623-5771 or email espeync@upmc.edu

  • August 6, 2021: Lean Protein and Portion Control
    Sheet Pan Steak and Veggies
  • August 20, 2021: Healthy Weight Gain
    Hummus Avocado and Roasted Eggplant Wrap
  • August 27, 2021: Tofu 101
    Tofu Tacos with Romaine Slaw

To learn more about our group classes or schedule, please call 412-623-5771 or email espeync@upmc.edu.