A 6-Week Gentle Yoga session Offered in Geneseo, NY

The Breast Cancer Coalition is pleased to offer…

free 6-week Gentle Yoga class
for breast cancer survivors and gynecologic cancer survivors
living and working in and around the Geneseo area!



Morgan Estates Community Center
4588 Clearview Drive
(off Morgan View Road)
Geneseo, NY 14454

Note: We Share the Air! The Breast Cancer Coalition is a Scent Free Environment. We ask that all individuals, including guests and consumers, refrain from wearing scented products at our office, program locations, and events we host in the community.


Wednesday evenings beginning on January 16 and ending on February 20, 2019.


6:15pm – 7:30pm

Advance registration is required, so call the number below!

Call Miriam Steinberg, Regional Services Director for the Coalition, at 585-473-8177, ext. 310, or email miriam@bccr.org to learn more about this special program and to reserve your spot!

Is There a Cost?

No, it’s free!

We will send you a confirmation email before the first class after we process your registration.


About Gentle Yoga

This 6-week class, led by Yoga instructor Deborah Scodese French (RYT), is limited to 12 survivors.

Classes are 75 minutes in length and participants get the most benefit when present for the full duration of the class. 

Gentle Yoga is designed for breast and gynecological cancer survivors to help create freedom, space, and confidence.

This class will use guided meditation, breath work, gentle movements, and therapeutic poses. Focus will be on reducing stress, fatigue, and pain, and finding creativity in movements within a safe environment.

Click here to download a flyer for this program.

Attendance Guidelines

This Gentle Yoga Session* is 6 classes in duration. No more than one class may be missed. If a participant misses more than one class and wishes to enroll in a future session, they will be wait-listed pending an available spot.

* Make-up classes are not offered and drop-ins are not allowed.

Remember, you must register in advance if you want to attend. We are enrolling participants on a first come, first serve basis!


About Deborah Scodese French, RYT

Presenter Deb FrenchDeborah Scodese French is an experienced teacher with students of all ages, abilities, and specific needs. She is an alumna of the Dance Department at SUNY Geneseo where as Adjunct Dance Faculty she teaches a variety of courses: jazz, modern, Zumba, yoga.

In addition to her teaching responsibilities at the College, Deb is the the Outdoor Educator / Director of Women’s Wellness for Pack Paddle Ski – of which she is a co-owner. She also serves as the Wellness and Fitness Instructor at the Arc of Livingston County where she teaches fitness and yoga classes for employees. She has also worked with the Livingston County Department of Health and the Noyes Hospital Wellness Program. Deb has led the Coalition’s Gentle Yoga classes in Geneseo since fall 2016.

Bachelor of Art in Psychology / Minor in Dance, State University of New York (SUNY) – Geneseo (1985)
Master of Art in Dance Education, State University of New York (SUNY) – Brockport (1989)
Yoga Fit (2012- Present) / Yoga Fit Level 1 Certification
Completed Level 1 Yoga Fit teacher training (2012)
Completed Level 2 Yoga Fit Teacher training (2013)
Shakti Yoga 200 Hour Teacher Training (2015)


Call the Breast Cancer Coalition at 585-473-8177, ext. 310, or email miriam@bccr.org to learn more about this special program and to reserve your spot!