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May 9, 2014

Health Beat: Workshop aims to improve balance, prevent falls

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There is a requested donation of $5 to attend, with all proceeds going to the Avon Walk for Breast Cancer, which takes place next weekend in Boston.

For more information, call 978-417-9556.

Bring mom to yoga this weekend

A mother-daughter yoga class will be held tomorrow at Pause Yoga in Amesbury.

The 90-minute session will include relaxing breathing, accessible physical practice and yin restorative poses. All participants will receive a small bag of goodies from local shops.

The class costs $30 per person and is open to those ages 7 and up.

Pause Yoga is located on the second floor of 36 Main St. For more information, call 508-333-4160 or visit www.pauseyogastudio.com.

Recognizing the signs of dyslexia

A free, informational seminar on dyslexia will be held Thursday at 6 p.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 and will be held in the Boston North Technology Park Building A conference room, 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.

Asperger’s support group to meet

The Asperger’s Syndrome Support Group will meet Monday from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at Anna Jaques Hospital.

The group addresses the concerns of parents of school-age children diagnosed with Asperger’s syndrome, high-functioning autism or related challenges. Meetings are free and open to families from all neighboring communities. The Asperger’s Association of New England sponsors the group.

The meeting will take place in the Higgins Conference Room, 25 Highland Ave., Newburyport.

For more information, email newburyportasdgroup@gmail.com.

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