The EXTRA-TOUGHS Program is a comprehensive fitness, nutrition, and support program offered to women diagnosed with a breast and/or gynecologic cancer or pre-cancer who have completed primary treatment and who have a BMI equal to or greater than 30. The program is designed to provide an integrative team approach to sustainable weight loss, a healthy lifestyle, and survivorship for gynecologic cancer and breast cancer survivors.

The program was founded by Let Every Woman Know – Alaska, and it is currently facilitated by Wild Energized Life. 

All sessions are offered via Zoom. Group fitness sessions are offered each week on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays from 7:00am-7:45am. Nutrition and Mindset classes are offered each week on Tuesdays at 12:00pm. Support group sessions are offered each week on Mondays at 7:50am.

For more information, please download this brochure, contact Audrey Cotter at (907) 382-7192 or wildenergizedlife@gmail.com, or visit their website.

Available in Anchorage. This is a personalized physical and social wellness program for individuals in cancer treatment or recovery that is comprised of 12 weeks of exercise routines that you can do from your home’s comfort.

Learn more here.

Healing Chair Yoga

Anchorage Radiation Therapy Center is excited to bring back in-person yoga instruction (safely, of course).  For peace of mind and safety, we highly encourage everyone to be vaccinated.  Masks will still be a required fashion accessory!  To ensure safe distancing, space is limited to 6 participants.

Wednesdays 12-1pm. Sign up here.

We are continuing to offer Zoom yoga to those who prefer yoga in the comfort of their own home. Fridays, 1:30 – 2:30PM     
Zoom Meeting ID: 822 2296 8721     
Passcode: yoga

Providence Be Fit: Gym

Focus on wellness through strength and aerobic conditioning in a fitness survivorship program monitored by the Providence Oncology Rehabilitation team. Space is limited to 6 participants each session.

Due to limited availability, we ask for your cooperation in choosing no more than 2 sessions per week.

All participants must have participated in the Providence Oncology Rehabilitation program and be cleared for attendance.

This program meets in-person at 3851 Piper St., U Tower, Second Floor, Suite 222, Anchorage, AK 99508. Sessions are held each week Monday through Friday from 7:30am-9:30am and from 3:30pm-5:30pm.

Registration is required. Please register here.

Providence Be Fit: Yoga

Join the Providence Cancer Center for a virtual hour of gentle chair yoga. Support your body’s healing journey with a gentle yoga practice. This practice offers slow, mindful movement, focused breathing, and guided relaxation to reduce stress, support recovery, and increase energy levels. This class is accessible to everyone, regardless of fitness level, ability, or age. Modifications are given based on each individual’s needs.

Classes are free and supported by the Providence Alaska Foundation. New participants must complete a virtual intake with the instructor and waiver form before the first class. 

Sessions are held each week on Tuesdays from 10:00am-11:00am.

Registration is required. Please register here.


LIVESTRONG at the YMCA is a free 12-week small group fitness program designed to help adult cancer survivors achieve their health goals. The program offers people affected by cancer a safe, supportive environment to participate in physical fitness classes twice a week for 12 weeks. Participants work directly with staff trained in supportive cancer care. Following the 12 week program, participants can continue on in a support group that will meet monthly for six months – or longer if needed.

The program includes two 75-90 minute sessions each week for 12 weeks, consisting of cardiovascular conditioning, strength training, balance, and flexibility exercises.

Participation requires a referral and medical clearance from a physician. If you have questions, please ask to speak with Vickie Leavens or Erin Widener at the Lake Otis YMCA. Click here to learn more about the program.

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