AOCFeat1Amesbury is located on the beautiful north shore of Massachusetts, less than 1 hour away from Boston & 20 minutes south of Portsmouth, NH.

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AOCFeat2Amesbury is home to many innovative businesses, one-of-a-kind specialty shops, highly rated restaurants and welcoming bars & lounges.

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AOCFeat3Amesbury offers a variety of indoor & outdoor activities that the whole family will enjoy. Check out our calendar for upcoming events.

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Upcoming Events

Jan
20
Fri
Tai Chi for Beginners Series
Jan 20 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am

Tai Chi for Beginners!

Fridays at 10:30am | January 6 – February 13

Join for the remaining 5 classes (Jan. 13 – Feb. 13)

Chris Himmel of Great Bay Tai Chi will lead this 6-week session on the fundamentals of Tai Chi practice. This class is designed for new students with little or no Tai Chi experience.

What is Tai Chi?
Tai Chi is a Chinese health practice based on the martial art of T’ai Chi Ch’uan. It focuses on integrated whole-body movement, alignment, relaxation, and breathing. The practice includes working on specific movements and body mechanics, and then putting them in the context of a choreographed sequence called a form. Tai Chi practice also includes Qigong and meditation.

What are the benefits?
Tai Chi is shown to improve: lower body strength, balance, body awareness, stress management, body coordination, respiratory function, circulation, mental clarity, and more! Tai Chi is shown to relieve: back pain, muscle pain, tension, stress, symptoms of asthma, symptoms of fibromyalgia, and more!

What is the cost?
Cost for the 6-week session is $75 or $60 for age 65+.
Cost for the remaining 5 week session is $62.50 or $45 for age 65+.

We must have a minimum of 6 students registered to hold the class.

If you have any questions, or would like to register for this class, please contact instructor Chris Himmel by phone – (978) 857 5840 or email – HimmelTaiChi@gmail.com.

More information about our programs can be found at www.greatbaytaichi.com.

Jan
22
Sun
Soul Recovery author and vocalist Ester Nicholson to speak at Unity on the River
Jan 22 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm

Soul Recovery author and renowned vocalist Ester Nicholson will appear at Unity on the River in Amesbury on Sunday, January 22, 2017 at 10am. She is is a teacher, healer, recording artist and former-addict who brin
gs her incredible journey of transformation to a practical curriculum—addressing the causes and effects of dependence as they occur in contemporary living. Ms. Nicholson infuses the 12-Step process with added spiritual concepts and teachings that transform the treatment of dependence, addiction, crisis living and suffering—through her articles, seminars, soul-nurturing music and riveting keynote speaking appearances. A gifted vocal artist in her own right, Nicholson’s musical career includes tours with Rod Stewart and Bette Midler—and appearances on such television shows as Oprah, The Tonight Show, The View, GoodMorning America and The Ellen DeGeneres Show.

Ms. Nicholson will host a 12pm workshop “Forgiveness Process”. In this dynamic workshop facilitated by Ester you will learn:

How to distinguish between healthy anger and resentment
How to get in touch with and heal core wounds
How to break spiritual agreements with false beliefs
How to connect with your inner child in a way that’s loving, compassionate and effective.
How to truly experience the power of forgiveness and release

$35 fee, for more details visit www.unityontheriver.org.

Jan
27
Fri
Tai Chi for Beginners Series
Jan 27 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am

Tai Chi for Beginners!

Fridays at 10:30am | January 6 – February 13

Join for the remaining 5 classes (Jan. 13 – Feb. 13)

Chris Himmel of Great Bay Tai Chi will lead this 6-week session on the fundamentals of Tai Chi practice. This class is designed for new students with little or no Tai Chi experience.

What is Tai Chi?
Tai Chi is a Chinese health practice based on the martial art of T’ai Chi Ch’uan. It focuses on integrated whole-body movement, alignment, relaxation, and breathing. The practice includes working on specific movements and body mechanics, and then putting them in the context of a choreographed sequence called a form. Tai Chi practice also includes Qigong and meditation.

What are the benefits?
Tai Chi is shown to improve: lower body strength, balance, body awareness, stress management, body coordination, respiratory function, circulation, mental clarity, and more! Tai Chi is shown to relieve: back pain, muscle pain, tension, stress, symptoms of asthma, symptoms of fibromyalgia, and more!

What is the cost?
Cost for the 6-week session is $75 or $60 for age 65+.
Cost for the remaining 5 week session is $62.50 or $45 for age 65+.

We must have a minimum of 6 students registered to hold the class.

If you have any questions, or would like to register for this class, please contact instructor Chris Himmel by phone – (978) 857 5840 or email – HimmelTaiChi@gmail.com.

More information about our programs can be found at www.greatbaytaichi.com.

Jan
28
Sat
Amesbury Home & Garden Show
Jan 28 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

It’s never too early to plan for your next project. Visit this two day show at Amesbury’s Chestnut Innovation Center to discover local services and products in one location. Don’t miss the chance to get a head start on your home and yard improvements for 2017!

Check back for ticket information and a list of vendors.

Interested in reserving your vendor booth? Contact the Chamber of Commerce today (978-388-3178 or info@amesburychamber.com)!

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