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July 26, 2013

Health Beat: Amesbury healing center marks 20 years

The Way to Balance Center for Advanced Healing and Training in Amesbury is celebrating its 20th anniversary with three community events.

A Neck & Back Pain Clinic will be held Saturday, Aug. 17, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Participants can register for a private half-hour session with a practitioner offering holistic treatments including acupressure and hands-on healing techniques.

On Saturday, Sept. 7, a Headache Relief Clinic will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Private half-hour sessions will teach people how to prevent headaches and methods for relieving them naturally.

The public is invited to meet therapists, vendors and support staff during a Community Open House on Saturday, Oct. 19, and Sunday, Oct. 20. Features include a mini expo, talks, demonstrations, raffles and refreshments.

Admission to all three events is free, but a portion of donations received at the clinics will benefit Our Neighbors’ Table. Donations and raffle proceeds during the open house will benefit Our Neighbors’ Table and other local charities.

The Way to Balance, located at 21 Water St., is owned by Sue Hanks Singleton and her husband, Aaron Singleton. Sue is a medical intuitive and master healer/teacher who recently released a new book, “Nine Simple Laws to Create Joy and Grace: A Comprehensive Guide to Manifestation.” Aaron is a licensed massage therapist, master healer/teacher and founder of the Energy of Life healing process.

For more information or to reserve a spot at one of the clinics, call 978-834-0341.

Yoga returns on Plum IslandFor the ninth summer, Angelena Craig returns to the beach to lead a Kripalu Yoga class each Wednesday and Saturday. Classes begin July 31 and are held throughout the month of August at 8 am. The one-hour classes are a gentle slow flow to open, stretch and balance the mind and the body and are appropriate for experienced yoga students as well as beginners new to yoga.To find the class, come onto the Parker River Reserve. Park in the first large parking lot and walk onto the beach, turning to the left. You will see the class meeting by the big wood sign. Come on time and bring a large towel, water, sun glasses, etc.There is no fee; a suggested donation of $5 or $10 is appreciated. If the weather is inclement, or you have questions call Angelena Craig at 508-472-7251 or visit www.thenewagingmovement.com.

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