Sunday, October 13, 2019
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 living, 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

The afternoon will begin with a Yoga class and conclude with a Sound Healing Concert
featuring the beautiful sounds of the harp and  angelic voice of Anne Belliveau

Sound Healing

Show your support for during Breast Cancer Awareness month with a "Pink" hair extensive courtesy of Anglez Hair Design.

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

click here for a map and directions

Links to participants for additional information

Anglez Hair Design
Earth Divine
EveryBody Massage Therapy
Health Thymes
Massachusetts Association of Reflexology
Mohawk Leathers
Natural Pathways
Prestige Salon
Quality Community Acupuncture
The Soap Pedlar



Individual/Family Sponsors:

Platinum Sponsors:
Big Bunny Market
 & Micknuck's Fresh Marketplace

CCR Wealth Management
 - in Memory of Henry & Ellie Palmerino
Cornerstone Bank
Dunk'n Foam-It Carwash
Kerrin Graphics & Printing
Pete's Tire & Oil
The Women's Image Center
 - In Honor of Sisterhood
 - In Honor of Cheryl Pedjoe

Gold Sponsors:

Silver Sponsors:  
Absolute Handyman
Blackstone Valley Acupuncture
Breast Friends Connection
Dippin' Donuts, Dudley MA
Lake Pizza & Restaurant
Project Comeback
  - in memory of Donna Generaux

Bronze Sponsors:
Anglez Hair Design
Brenna Miller
Crow Candles
Delray Doc's Fruit and Deli
Down to Earth Acupuncture
Dream-Flower Consultant
Fort Hill Farms
Mindful Balance Massage Therapy
Natural Pathways
Shoobie's Mitten & Charm Factory
The Dental Oasis of Metrowest
 - in honor of Kristie Dunham
The Painted Stone Emporium
Therrien's Garage
Your Health Matters

Raffle Sponsors:
Dippin' Donuts, Dudley MA
Hanover Theater
Isador's Organics
Lake Pizza & Restaurant
Marty's of Dudley
Mohegan Bowl
PT Pet Supply
Webster Muscular Therapy

Media Sponsors

 Kerrin Graphics

YankeeXpress 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
  • Acupuncture
  • Reflexology
  • Lymphedema
  • Meditation
  • Hand & Foot Care
  • Reiki
  • Aromatherapy
  • Music Therapy
  • Skincare
  • and more ...

Practitioners, Presentations, and Vendors

Anglez Hair Design
Get your pink hair extension for Breast Cancer Awareness Month

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

Centering Meditation
Robert Eugene Perry
Participate in a meditation session and learn more about mindfulness and meditation practices.
Bob is an author and poet as well as facilitator of Nature based guided meditations designed specifically to bring inner healing and peace.

Learn more about medical cannabis - Curaleaf is a medical cannabis facility prioritizing patient education with locations in Oxford and Hanover MA.

Earth Divine
Lindsey Gauthier
A day spa boutique that offers organic facials and other wellness & beauty services.  Organic skincare products will be available.

Emily Field
Join Emily for a demonstration using music and guided meditation to relax your body and hone your energy positively.
Emily is a board-certified Music Therapist working in pediatric palliative care.

EveryBody Massage Therapy
Michael Surabian and Bree Marion
Experience how a 10-15 minute professional chair massage can take away a mountain of stress and tension.  You will feel the difference!
Specializing in Swedish Massage, Myofascial Release, and treatments.  Michael owns EveryBody Massage Therapy  in Worcester MA.

Health Thymes
Shelly Bergeron, Educator & Health Coach
A certified health coach and a student of functional medicine, Shelly wants to empower others to get to the root of their own issues.  Using a functional medicine approach she helps educate and guide people in lifestyle changes that will help restore health and vitality.  Educational sessions range from reducing everyday exposure to toxins, to using essential oils or using the mind/body connection. 

It's Only Chemistry
Locally produced organic honey and products from the hive by our local winter hardy honey bees.

FREE 12 week exercise program, for cancer survivors and those that have recently completed treatment, to regain strength, stamina, flexibility, and balance.
Speak with Kate Hardy from the TriCommunity YMCA to learn more about how this program can help patients and survivors.

Medically correct graduated fashionable garments for lymphedema - manufactured by LympheDIVAs in Pittsfield MA

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.

Millbury Massage & Reflexology
Cindy Casella
Enjoy a complimentary mini session using massage and reflexology to relieve stress and anxiety.
Cindy is a licensed massage therapist, a member of MAR, and
has additional training in oncology massage and manual lymphatic drainage.

Mohawk Leathers
Handmade moccasins, jewelry and leather goods.
Craig Standing Bear, of Mohawk Leathers, is a talented flute player, storyteller, and craftsman of Native mocassins and leather goods.

Natural Pathways
Dawn Skoglund & Kathy Knight
Reflexology helps stress related systems, pain management, and helps balance the body.  Experience a complimentary mini session - you'll feel relaxed, refreshed, and renewed.
Dawn and Kathy have been Nationally Board Certified Reflexologists since 2004.  They have a private practice in Auburn MA

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, Falls Prevention and Postural Therapy.  She is an instructor at Opening Lotus in Holden MA

Prestige Salon
Lorri Ducharme
Complimentary mini-manicures using DazzleDry nail lacquer which is hypoallergenic, non-toxic and safe for at risk individuals and diabetics.  Hand and foot care products will be available.

Quality Community Acupuncture
Clovis Padilha Jr.
Learn how chinese medicine works and how acupuncture treats several imbalances related to cancer and cancer treatments.
Clovis has over 20 years of experience in chinese medicine with a strong biomedical background, his practice is located in Worcester MA.

Reiki at the Niwa Dojo
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.  Carey has over 50 years of martial arts training and meditation practices.  They have a private practice in Rindge, NH.

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 focusing on the CareGiver, cold and flu season, and proven favorites will be available.

The Soap Pedlar
All natural soaps, body butters,salt scrubs, herbal balms, and gift baskets.


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 & Oil
Cornerstone Bank

CCR Wealth Management
Dunk'n Foam-It Car Wash Women's Image Center
Big Bunny Market
Micknuck's Fresh Marketplace


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