To register or for more information, call 978-463-1176 or visit https://ajh.thankyou4caring.org/bornatajh.
Recognizing the signs of dyslexia
A free, informational seminar on dyslexia will be held Thursday, Aug. 1, at 10 a.m. in Amesbury.
Participants will gain an in-depth understanding of what dyslexia is, signs to look for and solutions that help. Difficulties with reading, decoding, phonemic awareness, writing, spelling, math or attention deficits can all be caused by dyslexia.
The seminar is presented by New England Dyslexia Solutions, 110 Haverhill Road.
Seating is limited, and registration is required. Call 978-337-7753 or visit http://ne-dyslexia.com/calendar.html to sign up.
Yoga classes to benefit charities
Anne Rundle, the owner of Asteya Yoga in Merrimac, is giving back to the community as she teaches.
Asteya Yoga promotes affordable classes, and on the last Saturday of the month, in lieu of paying for classes, participants may make a donation to the charity of the month.
During the 7 a.m. Power Yoga and 8:30 a.m. Gentle Flow sessions on July 27, Aug. 31 and Sept. 28, classes will be free with a donation to the Massachusetts General Hospital pediatric cancer center.
Asteya Yoga is located at 9 School St. For more information, visit www.asteyayoga.net.
Learn the art of Zen meditation
Free Zen meditation instruction is offered Monday nights at the First Religious Society in Newburyport.
The practice sessions meet in the lower meetinghouse at 26 Pleasant St. from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. There is a 6 p.m. orientation session for first-time participants.
The classes are taught by Joyce Haydock, a dharma teacher at the Kwan Um School of Zen for more than 22 years.
For more information, call 978-363-5457.
Community yoga classes in Amesbury
A pay-by-donation community karma yoga class will be held tonight at the People’s Yoga Co-Op in Amesbury.
Heart Opening Yoga with Paula Wilson is scheduled for 6:30 to 7:45 p.m. at 14 Cedar St.
Pay-by-donation Yoga by the River classes are also planned for every Sunday in July and August from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. on the Merrimack River in Amesbury.
For more information, call 508-333-4160 or visit www.peoplesyogacoop.com.
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