Educational Lectures and Workshops

Gilda’s Club Metro Detroit ensures that all people impacted by cancer are empowered by knowledge, strengthened by action and sustained by community. Our organization creates welcoming communities of free support for everyone living with cancer – men, women, teens and children – along with their families and friends.



Lectures are open to the public and cover a wide range of topics, often given by recognized experts in their field. Previous lecture titles have included:

  • Benefits of Art Therapy
  • Navigating Health Insurance
  • Integrative Advancements and Health Tips for Oncology
  • Wellness Lecture and Guided Imagery
  • Skin Care 101 and Prevention Lecture
  • Frankly Speaking Coping with the Cost of Care


Workshops include a broad range of body-movement, stress reduction, and creative expression classes to increase members’ skills and their sense of control and well-being and are open to members only. Typical workshops (only open to GC members) include:

  • Yoga
  • Music Programming: Uke Group and Gilda’s Singers
  • Healthy Start: Check out our cookbook here!
  • Improv
  • Creative Art
  • Tai Chi
  • Walk to Get Fit 
3517 Rochester Road Royal Oak, MI 48073
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