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Holistic health expo opens downtown
A third-annual expo on holistic health will take place downtown tomorrow.
Whole U GR will be held in Grand Rapids at St. Cecilia Music Center from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Tickets are $8 in advance and $10 at the door.
Exhibitors focused on mind, body, spirit and community will be on hand throughout the day, along with speakers who will present on a variety of holistic health topics.
More than 500 people are expected to attend.
Attendees can participate in yoga and massage demonstrations during the day.
Martha Cudlipp, co-founder of Whole U GR, said this year, the expo has added experts on parenting, infertility and essential oils. It has also expanded its speaker series.
“We hope to continue to provide attendees of Whole U GR a unique place to be inspired to live better and continue to make positive connections here in Grand Rapids,” Cudlipp said.
Tom Rutledge, a parenting speaker, will share his presentation, “I Scream, You Scream, We all Scream — Let’s Stop!”
Jennifer Reifinger, an essential oils speaker, will present her knowledge on the topic, offering attendees the opportunity to make and take their own personal Immune System Booster kit for the winter months.
Beth Ann Townsend will share presentations on the Arvigo Maya Abdominal Therapy, an ancient Mayan technique for abdominal therapy and spiritual healing.
Shape Your Life Studios: personal training, spinning, weight management
Cascade Chiropractic Clinic: offering free spinal health screenings
Health Motion Physical Therapy: physical therapy
Grand Rapids Wellness: massage, herbs, supplements and acupuncture
Refresh Body Wrap & Detox Center: organic mineral wraps, infrared sauna therapy, red-light therapy, ionic foot detox soaks
Doorganics: West Michigan’s local, organic food-delivery service with more than 160 grocery offerings
Asea & Renu 28: Redox signaling technology, ASEA Redox supplements, anti-aging
Healing Traditions: Arvigo Maya Abdominal Therapy, ancient Mayan technique for abdominal therapy and spiritual healing.
Grand Rapids Center for Healing Yoga: trauma yoga therapy
IE3: massage and body wellness center
Isagenix: nutrition, energy supplements and wellness
SIP Organic Juice Bar: organic, vegan friendly, gluten free, nutrient dense, raw foods
Keeki Pure and Simple: natural beauty products