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Thrive & Shine! The 2022 Whole Health & Wellness Expo

October 9, 2022 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Event is Rain or Shine!  Free to Attend!

Join us for an afternoon full of resources to support whole healthy choices for the mind, body and spirit, including Reiki, Yoga, Massage, Art, Counselors, Raffles & more!

  • 1:00 – Creating Supportive Sacred Spaces
  • 1:30 – Our Keynote speaker, Dr. Dorothy Martin Neville
    Real Women Change The World: Letting the Good Girl Die so the Real Women Can Live
    Dr. Dorothy provides powerful, actionable, real-world advice that attendees can use to make immediate improvements in their lives & their leadership skills. Audiences are literally transformed during & after the event.
  • 2:30 – Important statistics about the LGBTQ+ community 
  • 3:00 – Energy Healing, Reiki Sounds, Tuning Forks & Crystals
  • 3:00 – Yoga with Sacred Rivers (1 hr class – $20 /bring mat)
  • 3:30 – Healing with Hypnosis 
  • 4:00 – Forest Sensory Walk
    On this walk, you’ll learn how to “soak up nature” using your senses.  Most of us have sat for a minute and listened in the forest. We will take this to the next level using all of our senses to gain a new understanding of the world.  Ranger Russ Miller of Meigs Point Nature Center will lead a 45 minute walk through the field and forest to explore our connection to the natural world. Free. 

About Dr. Dorothy Martin Neville – Dr. Neville is an international Transformational Leadership speaker. She has brought her message through keynote events, TEDx, radio, and TV into nine countries. Her messages of leadership, transformation, change management, and the need for risk and growth, inspire, motivate, and drive her audiences to action.


Participating Vendors & Organizations

Air plant hangers and table art, glass lawn art.

Nutritional informative snacks & sides. Antioxidant and macronutrient benefits in overall health.


We are a holistic spa that focuses on holistic therapies such as skin care, medicinal aromatherapy, ayurvedic therapies, wellness retreats and more. We offer sound healing and meditative practices in our space along with our organic skin care line. For vendor events we bring crystal sound healing bowls and offer sound healing sessions if space allows for it and our products. We educate consumers on our products and location to help them learn how we can benefit their overall wellness journey.


Andie’s Cookies bakes a variety of handcrafted cookies in small batches with love.  We use nothing but the best ingredients (local, if possible).


Tea and herbs for wellness


Demonstrating how to use tuning forks. I will be doing mini reiki / tarot reading sessions.

BEMER is a German medical device that is safe and effective for everyone. Improves microcirculation. The booth will relief and rejuvenation.

15 minute healing sessions and information on workshops and other services offered

Randy Calistri-Yeh will be providing background music for the Killingworth Women’s Organization “Thrive & Shine” expo at Parmelee Farm on Sunday, October 9, 2022 from 12:45pm to 4:00pm.

Randy will be playing a mix of all styles of music that he has arranged for solo cello: classical music, ragtime, Broadway shows, international folk songs, and classic rock tunes.

Randy recently moved to Killingworth after many years performing in New Jersey and upstate New York.  He is the former principal cellist of the Livingston Symphony Orchestra (NJ), Penfield Symphony Orchestra (NY), and Finger Lakes Symphony Orchestra (NY).  He and his wife Millie also perform duets as the Synergismus Duo.

Randy also runs Custom Chamber Music, an online company that produces customized arrangements of classical music for any combination of instruments.

Randy has a Ph.D. in computer science and has spent many years in the computer industry building artificial intelligence and personalization systems.

Learn more at https://www.calistri-yeh.com/randy.html

Flower Essence and Herbal wares.


Tarot Reader & Reiki Master/Teacher (RMT)

I create a cozy and relaxing oasis using a small tent, rug, meditation cushions and supports along with meditation “tools” on display on small wooden tables, some signage about my current class offerings, etc. I also have a sandwich board sign for outside the tent.


Nontoxic, all natural free hand body art with Henna. It’s fun for all ages, I also do face painting!

Helping individuals heal, energize, and become aware of their inner strengths. I help them to achieve this by providing a neutral safe space, listening to your concerns, and customizing a hypnosis treatment plan.


Reiki & Sound Healing mini Sessions; Genuine Reiki infused crystals and gemstone jewelry.

We believe that everyone has the capacity to heal themselves. Our mission is to create an awareness and a safe space for people to access their own true divine self through our holistic services.

Healing and Spiritual Growth Services Available

Jacqueline M. Kane is a Low Back Pain Specialist and Master Healer of Mind-Body-Energy modalities.  Busy moms, entrepreneurs, and professionals benefit from her individual and group programs based on decades of expertise in the healthcare industry and private practice.

Jacqueline facilitates deep healing of trauma, low back pain, and chronic conditions tied to limiting mindsets impacting health and wealth. Clients’ proven results are reclaimed energy, moving freely and powerfully, and manifesting their goals aligned with soul purpose. If you’re ready to reach your health and wealth goals today visit  https://jacquelinemkane.com/

A table with information and sign up opportunities.

Replace your fears with love! Stop by to visit Kim Pita, author and founder of the Love Your Mental Health Art & Wellness Studio in Chester. Find resources you can share with family and friends. Kim will also have signed copies of her book “Split Endz: A Tale of 2 Crazy Sisters” available and some inspirational items and emotional supports from the Kelly’s Wings Gift Shop in Chester.


Reiki Sound Healing  / Feng Shui and Healthy Home Consultation Information. Selling mini Reiki sound healing sessions and Reiki Rocks- reiki infused creations to bring in the good vibes


Meet some of the animals that call Meigs Point Nature Center home.  Discover how volunteering and exploring nature can be a source to stress management.

Then Join Ranger Russ on a Forest Sensory Walk at 4:00pm. On this walk, you’ll learn how to “soak up nature” using your senses.  Most of us have sat for a minute and listened in the forest. We will take this to the next level using all of our senses to gain a new understanding of the world.  Ranger Russ Miller of Meigs Point Nature Center will lead a 45 minute walk through the field and forest to explore our connection to the natural world. Free.

Muktinath Holistic Center is a beautiful, peaceful and welcoming healing space where you will find experienced and professional holistic health practitioners, working together to bring you to the next step of your spiritual journey.

Come meet Sierra North founder of Muktinath Holistic Center and Luciana Walker. Luciana Walker is a local Reiki and Shamanic practitioner.


Clean, toxin free products for home, personal care and wellness.

Information about the services I provide for the LGBTQ+ community and their loved ones, plus bracelet and SAFE-ty pin making and body painting.


Cynthia will be offering a raffle for yoga and a Massage Therapist will be offering chair massages along with information about mental health.

166 Route 81 Killingworth, CT

Intuitive Tarot Readings infused with some Reiki and occasional mediumship to help guide one on their soul’s healing journey

Offering 1 hour Vinyasa yoga Style class from 3pm to 4pm. Cynthia Montalvo will be the yoga teacher guiding the class. This class is open to all levels. Students are asked to bring a mat and water bottle.  There will be a signup sheet for students to sign upon their arrival. Class tickets are $20 per student and payable to Sacred Rivers Yoga.


Complimentary Salt and Oil Scrub for Hands, demonstrations of other skin care and nutrition products made from salt and mud from the Dead Sea

Holistic interior design for a renewed sense of home. I help you, design spaces that reflect who you are and create a comfortable, functional, healthy sanctuary in your home.


We formulate and produce a wide array of natural health products locally in Wallingford, CT. This year we have also opened up a healthy fermented foods cafe.

Find information about fermented foods and how you can use them to heal your gut. This is where good health starts.


Debbie offers assistance to cultivate your mindset, reduce stress and raise your energy vibration to create the success you desire in your life. She is a Best Selling Author, International speaker, and CEO of Up Vibrations, LLC, offering services to those who are stressed out, overwhelmed, and don’t know what to do next. She provides energy work and education on how to craft and execute a powerful, strategic plan of wellbeing using energetic tools and offers alternative approaches to traditional healing modalities.

Debbie is a meditation teacher, a healer, a channeler and a Reiki Master Teacher. She loves how everything is connected through energy and creating experiences for feeling connected to all that is. You can learn more by checking out her website www.debbiesodergren.com

Im a self-care strategies coach who sells guided journals- one is a gratitude journal, the other a self-care habit formation journal. I also sell intention bracelets with either single words, phrases, or affirmations.


Young Living kit and education displayed. Selling a few oils and cleaning products but mostly educational. If possible I could have a diffuser going but not necessary.


My booth display will have oracle decks and framed pieces of my art, which are inspirational messages to bring you back into the Mind of your body. I am a movement specialist drawing from yoga, dance, energy work and healing through movement and will offer short movement practices that can be done in my booth.


Sign up as a Vendor

Vendors are encouraged to sign up and participate using the form here. Vendor registration is a non-refundable space fee donation of $35, with proceeds directly supporting the Domestic Violence Awareness & Prevention efforts in our surrounding area.  We also kindly ask that each vendor donate an item to the raffle table.

Deadline for Vendor Registration Oct 1! 

If you are a non profit looking to participate, please email us at thriveandshine@kwoct.org


October 9, 2022
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm