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February 1, 2013

Health Beat: Open house at yoga studio tomorrow

People’s Yoga Co-op of Amesbury is celebrating its second anniversary with an open house at the studio, 14 Cedar St., 101, Amesbury, tomorrow from 4 to 7 p.m.

Owner Jennifer Freeman and several teachers will welcome visitors and explain the variety of yoga styles offered at the studio. Light refreshments will be served, and live music by Michael Bernier is planned.

For more information or to learn about the class schedules and special workshops, visit peoplesyogacoop.com. Call 508-333-4160 for more information. Drop-ins are welcome at classes.

Healing yoga for

breast cancer survivors

Roots to Wings Yoga Studio will hold a healing yoga session each month for breast cancer survivors. The class will meet on the second Sunday of every month from 2 to 4 p.m. at Roots to Wings Healing and Yoga Studio in Byfield. The class will be led by two instructors who are also breast cancer survivors. They will use gentle stretches and restorative poses.

The class fee is by donation. All are welcome. No prior yoga experience needed. For more information, call the studio at 978-463 -YOGA(9642) or Arleen at 978-985-4166, arleendamon@gmail.com. Roots to Wings is located at 1 Lunt St., Byfield.

Healthy eating clinic in Rowley

Cornerstone Family Practice in Rowley is holding several free clinics designed to provide healthy eating and weight loss tips. The program will be held on Feb. 7 and Feb. 28 from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Activities include nutrition lessons and a cooking demonstration. All participants will receive a complimentary pedometer.

Cornerstone Family Practice is located at 303c Haverhill St., Rowley. For more information or to register, call 978-948-3902.

Spin for Animals fundraiser Feb. 9

Local gyms are encouraging animal lovers to get fit and help animals in the 10th annual “Tour de Pooch & Pals” Spin for Animals on Saturday, Feb. 9, from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m.

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