Expert Q&A sessions

Each month we feature an expert in this online virtual Q&A – this may include someone working in healthcare, or a professional whose life experience is applicable to someone with cancer or their loved ones.

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Dry July

These free, virtual sessions are informative and provide a way to help you feel more empowered and confident while navigating cancer. You’re welcome to tune in with friends and family, to this one-hour online session held on Zoom.

Upcoming expert Q&A sessions

Candice Kitt

Topic: Exercise & rehab physio

Sunday, 24th March at 4:00pm – Register here

Candice will present the latest research around oncology and exercise. Candice has recently moved to the Far North from Auckland where she specialises in cancer rehabilitation as a certified PINC & Steel physio, qualified Lymphoedema practitioner and musculoskeletal therapist.
Originally from Canada, with a degree from the National Academy of Sports Medicine, she worked in Vancouver and California in health and fitness. She is also a certified Next Steps instructor, both studio-based and online, and Paddle On instructor.

Lance Burdett

Topic: Anxiety & Sleep

Sunday, 21st April at 4:00pm –  Register here

Sunday, 21st July at 4:00pm

In this session Lance will explain how we can learn to manage sleep and our anxieties. Our interactive chat gives you the opportunity to ask Lance questions.

After 20 years in construction Lance spent 22 years as a cop becoming New Zealand’s leading crisis negotiator. Lance has been described as “The most qualified and highly skilled negotiator within NZ Police”, training with the elite tactical units of Police, Corrections, Fire, Military, and the FBI.

Lance is a speaker, coach, author and wellbeing expert. He has a Master of Arts Degree, (Terrorism, Safety & Security), a Graduate Diploma in Business Studies, a Diploma in Policing and a Graduate Certificate in Applied Management. Publishing two bestselling books – Behind the Tape, Life on the Police Frontline and Dark Side of the Brain, Adapting to Adversity – he is writing a third book on anxiety

Previous expert Q&A sessions

To view all previous expert Q&A sessions please see the playlist on the LGFB YouTube channel.

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Ka’ula: Coping with cancer (1:07:15)

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Lance: Sleeping techniques (1:00:40)

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Victoria: Bowel cancer 101 (52:57)

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Josh: Mindfulness advice (56:58)

 

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