Sunday, September 23, 2018
1:00 - 5:00 PM

Sturbridge Host
Hotel & Conference Center
366 Main Street (Route 20)
Sturbridge, MA   01566

Open to All
no admission fee
refreshments will be served

Come and spend the afternoon with us at this interactive expo where you will have the opportunity to try different modalities you may not have had a chance to experience before. 

There will be lectures, demonstrations and information for everyone  – with a section dedicated to services for cancer patients, survivors and their families.

A select number of vendors featuring natural body care, healthy foods and inspirational gifts will also be participating.

Enjoy the relaxing and meditative music of
Vin Mitchell  throughout the event
click here to listen to samples

join our practitioners for:

  • Yoga sessions
  • Meditation sessions
  • Reiki sessions
  • Massage sessions
  • Reflexology sessions
  • Acupuncture sessions

The afternoon will begin with a Yoga class and conclude with a Sound Healing Concert
featuring Native American Flute
Check back for a complete schedule
of the afternoon's events

Inspirational gifts, jewelry, incense, crystals, essentials oils and more from
Pure Haven Essentials, The Path Within, Forza Ltd., Razor Designs,  It's Only Chemistry, Bubbles & Baubles, Generations Apothecary, The Soap Pedlar

click here for a map and directions

Links to participants for additional information

EveryBody Massage Therapy


Non Toxic Tutor

Massachusetts Association of Reflexology

Natural Pathways

The Soap Pedlar

  The Womens Image Center



Individual/Family Sponsors:

Platinum Sponsors:
Kerrin Graphics & Printing
Pete's Tire & Oil

Gold Sponsors:
   in Memory of Rachel Levin Troxell 1970-2008
Webster Five Cent Savings Bank
   Webster and Dudley Branches
Womens Image Center
     in Honor of Living Stronger

Silver Sponsors:  
Breast Friends Connection
Chickadees Gift Shop

Bronze Sponsors:
Booklover's Gourmet
Crow Candles
Dippin' Donuts
Down to Earth Acupuncture
Dream Flower Consultant Loralee Dubeau
Hair by Cassandra
Mindful Balance Massage Therapy
Natural Pathways
Shoobie's Mitten & Charm Factory
Your Health Matters

Media Sponsors

 Kerrin Graphics is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit charitable organization


Integrative Therapies Expo

Find Joy Each Day

Connect with local practitioners in the complementary holistic fields of -

  • Oncology Massage
  • Restorative Yoga
  • Reflexology
  • Lymphedema
  • Acupuncture
  • Meditation
  • Hypnosis
  • Reiki
  • Aromatherapy
  • Music Therapy
  • Skincare
  • and more ...

Practitioners, Presentations, and Vendors

Bancroft School of Massage Therapy
Join students from BSMT, under the direction of Michael Surabian from EveryBody Massage Therapy, for a relaxing chair massage.

EveryBody Massage Therapy
Michael Surabian
Experience how a 10-15 minute professional chair massage cn take away a mountain of stress and tension.  You will feel the difference!
Trained in Swedish Massage, Myofascial Release, Sports & Deep Tissue, Trigger Point Release and Seated Massage treatments,  Michael has a private practice in Worcester MA.

It's Only Chemistry
Organic honey and products from the hive.

FREE 12 week exercise program for people with cancer designed to help improve strength, stamina, flexibility, balance and range of motion. 
Speak with Kate Hardy from the TriCommunity YMCA and Walter Iwanicki from the YMCA of Central MA/Greendale Branch to learn more about how the program can help patients and survivors.

Massachusetts Association of Reflexology (501c6)
Reflexology has been shown in clinical trial to improve quality of life and reduce side effects of treatment protocols for cancer patients. The members of MAR exceed the national standards for reflexology training and education.
MAR practitioners will be offering mini-reflexology sessions.

Craig Standing Bear
Sound Healing mini-concert with the beautiful music of the Native American flute played by Standing Bear. Craig Standing Bear, a talented flute player, storyteller, and craftsman of Native mocassins and goods, is the owner of Mohawk Leathers.

Natural Pathways
Dawn Skoglund & Kathy Knight
Reflexology helps stress related systems, pain management, and helps balance the body.  Enjoy a complimentary mini session - you'll feel relaxed, refreshed, and renewed.
Dawn and Kathy are Nationally Board Certified Reflexologists with a private practice in Auburn MA.

New England School of Acupuncture at MCPHS
Dorene Bowe-Shulman
Try a mini acupuncture treatment with student interns under the supervision of a licensed acupuncturist.
Dorene has been practicing and teaching acupuncture for 12 years with a focus in treatment of people with cancer.

Non Toxic Tutor / Pure Haven Essentials
Safe, effective and trustworthy products
It's all about the ingredients.  Learn how to read your labels on personal care, home care, and healthcare products to make safer choices.  Products will be available.

Open Heart Reiki
Elizabeth Carrignant
Complimentary Reiki sessions
Beth is a Certified Reiki Practitioner trained in traditional Usui Reiki. She studied with a Reiki Master of several decades with a focus on taking the time to learn and build experience over time. Beth is also an ordained minister through Universal Life Church, and registered clergy in the State of Massachusetts offering life passage services such as baby namings/blessings, celebration of life services, and officiating weddings.

Opening Lotus Yoga Studio
Brenna Miller
Complimentary mini Thai Bodywork sessions.  Comprised of gentle pressure and stretches this bodywork helps to  alleviate stiffness in muscles and joints.
Brenna is certified in Thai Bodywork; Hatha, Rasamaya and Meridian yoga; Anatomy in Clay; Pilates; and has training in Nutrition, MS, and Breast Cancer.  She is an instructor at Opening Lotus.

Reiki Healing at the Buddha Place
Mary Ellen and Carey Rossignol
Complimentary Reiki Sessions
Mary Ellen and Carey are Reiki Master Practitioners and Teachers of the Traditional Usui system of natural healing.  They have a private practice in Rindge, NH.

Skincare by Ashley
Meet holistic esthetician Ashley Devoe, facialist and eyebrow artist specializing in herbal and plant based skincare.  Ashley's services and products can be found on the ground level of Saint Vincent Hospital in Worcester.

Stoneville Lake Hypnosis
Robert Harrington
Hypnosis for cancer patients and caregivers.  Discover the benefits to mind, body and healing. Demonstration sessions for relaxation and stress relief to refocus energy, effort, and thought to the healing process will be held throughout the afternoon.
Bob is a Certified Consulting Hypnotist with specialized training for cancer patients and caregivers.  As a cancer survivor he understands the physical and emotional challenges that cancer patients and others with serious illnesses face. He has developed a mindfulness program for Livestrong at YMCACM and continues to support individuals and teach groups in mindfulness practices for health and wellbeing.

The Path Within
Bernadette Bennett
Essential Oils are about the potential to ease our physical, emotional, mental and spiritual bodies into harmony. Speak with Bernadette to learn how that may help you.   Aromatherapy products will be available.

The Soap Pedlar
Handmade all natural soaps and body products including body butters, herbal balms, and salt scrubs.

The Womens Image Center
Mary Aframe
Learn about the latest technology - 3D scanning used to create custom breast prosthesis. There will also be products available and information on how they may help you. 
Mary's goal is to assist women undergoing image changes related to their cancer treatment by promoting confidence and well being.


This event is made possible through the generosity of our sponsors. 
If you would like to help please
click here for sponsor information.

Pete's Tire and Oil


serving those in
SouthCentral Massachusetts
NorthEastern Connecticut
NorthWestern Rhode Island
and beyond

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