First Annual Mind-Body-Spirit Experience Expo

Date(s) - 11/29/2014
All Day

Crowne Plaza Hotel

Warwick, RI – Arresting the emotional eating cycle. The secrets of attraction. Life experiences – from the physical to the spiritual.  Nationally recognized experts in each of those areas will present key-note discussions on these topics at the First Annual Mind, Body, Spirit Experience Expo on November 29, 2014 at the Crowne Plaza in Warwick, Rhode Island

The event brings together people from across Southern New England looking to share and learn how to promote mind, body and spiritual wellness. The first of its kind expo in the region will showcase exhibitors who provide massage, energy work, hypnosis, healthy food options, health screenings, wellness, mediumship, beauty demonstrations, holistic business opportunities and life coaching.

Joining live Main Stage demonstrations such as yoga, fitness and a special discussion on depression and mental health, are three dynamic keynote speakers:

LAUREN CANUEL, LICSW-ACSW-BCD, is a licensed psychotherapist and dynamic speaker who promotes a holistic approach to weight loss and relapse prevention. She grew up in an dysfunctional home and realized self-medicating with food, was how she coped with her problems. At 285 pounds in her 20’s, she lost the weight and has kept it off for 28 years. Today, at 135 pounds, she helps others realize the same successes of weight loss, arresting the emotional eating cycle, and maintaining weight loss goals.

KURTIS LEE THOMAS: Author of The World is (Y)OURS, The Awakening (Secrets Behind “The Secret”), speaker and Co-Founder/Director of Optimistic Insight. We’ve all heard about “The Secret” and “The Law of Attraction, yet, do you know how to make it work for you? There are many more secrets and even more powerful forces that coincide with the law of attraction. As a Certified Life Coach, Hypnotherapist/NLP, Reiki Master, and ISSA Fitness Professional, Kurtis will discuss the gifts and abilities we naturally possess but don’t realize how to tap into.

ROLAND COMTOIS: Internationally acclaimed channel, inspirational speaker and best-selling author of “And Then There Was Heaven, A Journey of Hope and Love” and “16 Minutes…When One Breath Ends, Another Begins”. He has captivated audiences worldwide with his uncanny ability to connect with the spiritual realm, sharing personalized messages that have the power to heal the soul. A professional healer, and spiritual medium with over 30 years experience, a gerontology nurse, Reiki Master, metaphysical teacher and grief specialist, his expertise extends from the physical to the spiritual. Roland is the founder of Talk Stream Spiritual Radio and his appearances have taken him throughout the US and Europe.

The event itself has been on the “fast track” with exhibitor and sponsor coming on board in record-time. “We contribute the current success with the rising interest of finding balance and adapting a more holistic approach to our well-being; in mind, body and spirit.” says Pat Paolino Cruz, Creator and Producer of the Event. We are happy to bring this sector to the forefront, and believe that we all need to make more of a conscious effort to relax the mind, refresh the body and renew the spirit. As busy men and women, our priorities need to shift to more healthful life choices.” Cruz stated.

More than 85 exhibitors and sponsors will be on hand, including:

  • Essential Water will be distributing hydration water to all attendees of the event.
  • Massage Envy will be providing chair massages exclusive event bags.
  • Cabot Cheese who will be distributing healthy food samples.
  • FleurEssence who will be distributing all natural products.
  • Salon Biano will be onsite to demonstrate time saving beauty secrets.

An exclusive jewelry charm created especially for this event to promote the importance of finding balance through mind, body and spirit will be included in VIP gift-bags.

“Promoting local businesses is important to us. In addition to the mind, body, spirit aspect, this event comes at a time when end of year marketing budgets are thin and this is a cost effective way for them to increase visibility for low money and meet face-to-face with potential customers – creating a push in our local economy.” The event provides an opportunity to showcase local businesses and products in a way that takes advantage of all senses, whereas, consumers can see, taste, hear and touch and feel products and services available. Not to mention, it’s an incredible opportunity for holiday sales, gift certificate purchases and new year resolution bookings. Imagine if we all did our part to promote local business owners and professionals, this is my part to do just that. ” says Cruz

Early registration/discounted tickets for $10 are available online for a limited time.

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