Enlightening the community to alternative healing practitioners, modalities and products including, Illuminate Columbia will take place from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. on September 10. It will be held at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel.
This wonder-filled day of natural health and spiritual rebalancing includes acupuncture, massage, reiki, reflexology, energy healing, essential oils and more, in mini-sessions that can be sampled on a walk-up basis. Vetted intuitive readers, angel communicators, psychic mediums and astrologers will offer their services at special festival rates.
Two free intensive workshops are offered per hour on a wide range of topics, from the power of crystals to accessing past lives. Or just shop your way down the feng shui-inspired aisles for handmade jewelry, unique gifts and clothing, luxurious spa products and fascinating books.
Illuminate Festivals seek to create a welcoming, inclusive place to learn, connect and enhance well-being. Festival founder Judy Bazis encourages attendees to “just look around, see what you are naturally drawn to, and give it a try.” There is always plenty to discover, for everyone from the newly curious to the avid practitioner.
Admission is $5; free admission for active and veteran military, children 16 and under. Location: DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel, 5485 Twin Knolls Rd., Columbia. For more information, visit IlluminateColumbia.com