Life Now exercise and meditative courses

  • The Life Now Program offers introductory Exercise, Meditation,  Mindfulness, Tai Chi and Yoga courses at locations across Western Australia and Online.
  • Courses are free of charge for people affected by cancer and their primary carers, thanks to generous community donations.
  • All courses are delivered by experienced facilitators in a safe and supportive environment.
  • Exercise and mind body activities, such as Yoga, Meditation, Mindfulness and Tai Chi, are an important part of supportive cancer care. These activities provide a range of mental and physical health benefits. Research shows these activities can help reduce stress and anxiety and improve quality of life for people affected by cancer.

"The Life Now activities stand like a light-house in the middle of the stormy period of life with cancer, providing direction and support. Many thanks to everybody who makes that possible." 2021 Life Now Participant

COVID-19 Update: 
The Cancer Council WA Life Now Program is operating as usual, with additional online courses now on offer in Term 2 and all face-to-face courses have added COVID-19 precautions. 
  • Life Now face-to-face course participants are still required to provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination and follow all current WA Government COVID-19 public health and social measures.
  • By registering in a Life Now course, you agree to adhere to venue COVID-19 safety plans, practice good hygiene, and not attend if feeling unwell or experiencing immunosuppression. Participants should continue to follow any specific advice or standard precautions recommended by their treatment team.
  • We continually monitor Government advice and adhere to directives as required and will notify participants of  changes as they arise. 
You can call our experienced cancer nurses on 13 11 20 if you would like more information on COVID-19 and cancer.

What Life Now courses are starting soon?

For details of all upcoming courses, please see our Calendar of Life Now Courses.

Alternatively, download the Life Now Term 2 Poster (PDF).

How to apply

Please review the eligibility criteria and course timetables before completing the course application form. These details are available below.

All courses require minimum numbers to run, and your application is not confirmed until a member of the Life Now team has been in touch with you by phone or email.

To receive Life Now Program updates, please subscribe to the Life Now mailing list by emailing lifenow@cancerwa.asn.au.

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