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November 1, 2013

Health Beat: Fundraiser to help Georgetown man who needs lung transplant

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For more information, call 978-465-5036 or visit www.newburyportacupuncture.com.

Gentle yoga to help cancer survivors

Healing Yoga for Cancer Survivors is offered on the second Sunday of every month at Roots to Wings Yoga & Healing Center.

The workshops will include gentle, mindful stretching and supported restorative poses and dialogue with other cancer survivors. Each session will be modified to meet the needs of participants, determined in preregistration interviews.

Sessions will take place from 2 to 4 p.m., and the fee is by donation. To set up an interview or for more information, call 978-985-4166 or email arleendamon@gmail.com.

Roots to Wings is located at 1 Lunt St., Byfield.

Library offers free exercise classes

Free weekly tai chi is held every Friday from 9 to 10 a.m. at the Newburyport Public Library.

No experience is necessary to join the classes, which are led by Kathleen Kondylas. Participants should wear comfortable clothing.

To sign up, call 978-465-4428, email jatherton@mvlc.org or visit the second floor of the library.

Turkey Trot training for beginners

Training sessions for the annual Thanksgiving Day Turkey Trot will be held on Nov. 2, 10, 16 and 24 at Maudslay State Park in Newburyport.

Starting at 8 a.m., certified health coach Nancy McCarthy will lead the training, which is designed for beginners.

For more information, call 978-499-0993 or email nancy@getrealfitness.com.

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