In-person classes canceled until further notice
MD Anderson is actively monitoring for the coronavirus disease (COVID-19). To ensure the safety of our patients, visitors and staff, we are following the guidelines of federal health officials, including the CDC. Given our vulnerable patient population and recent efforts to limit visitors on campus, we are canceling all classes at our locations until further notice.
The classes with an asterisk (*) are hosted by the Integrative Medicine Center. Call 713-794-4700 to sign up and complete an e-update liability waiver and telemedicine consent in MyChart at least 48 hours before the scheduled class. All classes are free.
Central Venous Catheter (CVC) Care
Taught as required by your nurse
This class focuses on home care of the central venous catheter. Learn how to clean and care for the CVC properly.
Connect & Reflect with Music*
Tuesdays and Thursdays from 1:30-2:30pm
An interactive and supportive music group, led by a Board-Certified Music Therapist, using music engagement and conversation to enhance well-being and encourage connectedness. No music experience is required.
Cooking for Optimal Health*
Second Tuesdays from 12-1 p.m.
Learn new recipes and different tips for preparing whole food plant-based meals. Participate in the comfort of your own kitchen or observe and ask questions.
Healing Through Writing*
Second and fourth Mondays from 2-3 p.m.
Using expressive writing as a tool to identify and process difficult emotions in a supportive environment.
Implanted Venous Port
Taught as required by your nurse
Learn about the implanted port and how to care for it. Appointments are required and can be made by calling Infusion Therapy at 713-563-7678.
Journeys: Journaling Workshop*
First and third Fridays from 1-2 p.m.
Journal writing can be a form of meditation, stress relief, and self-expression. Journeys is a guided journaling workshop for patients and caregivers to practice creativity and express themselves in a safe space.
New Patient/Family Orientation
Learn about MD Anderson’s programs, resources and services, including information about clinical trials.
Nutrition for Cancer Patients
Third Tuesdays from 2-3 p.m.
To register, patients should email their names, dates of birth and medical record numbers to NutritionBasicsClass@mdanderson.org.
Learn about health eating, nutrition during treatment and where to find reliable nutrition from a registered, licensed clinical dietitian.
Lunch and Learn
Second and third Tuesdays from 12:30-1:30 p.m.
For schedule, visit the Lunch & Learn page.
Learn about issues relevant to cancer from MD Anderson experts in this informal educational form.
Physical Activity Classes
Yoga for Health*
Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 10:30-11:30 a.m.
Features a gentle form of yoga including stretching, breathing, relaxation, and meditation techniques.
Need help finding these locations? Use our Wayfinding tool.
Main Building Classroom:
Floor 4, near Elevator A, through The Learning Center, Room R4.1121
Main Building Infusion Therapy Classroom:
Floor 8, near Elevator C, Room R8.2192
Main Building Internal Medicine Classroom:
Floor 6, near Elevator A, Room R6.1025
Mays Clinic Classroom:
Floor 2, near The Tree Sculpture, behind The Learning Center, Room ACB2.1049
Mays Clinic Integrative Medicine Center:
Floor 2, near Elevator T, across from the gift shop
Lunch & Learn locations:
Check the Lunch & Learn page
Patient Guest Relations:
Floor 1, Room RHI1.112