Marquette’s community was invited to explore the world of holistic health at Northern Michigan University’s Northern Center on Saturday. The Holistic Health Fair, organized by Michelle Nichols and her team, offered a unique opportunity for attendees to discover stress-relieving activities and services.
The fair featured presentations and vendors that covered multiple aspects of health and well-being, providing a diverse range of options for relaxation and rejuvenation. With 37 vendors showcasing services such as massage, energy work, henna body art, crystals, soaps, essential oils and more, attendees had plenty to choose from.
Event Coordinator Michelle Nichols stated that this fair was a revival of a previous holistic health fair that had been an integral part of the Marquette community for 20 years. This year marked the first iteration of the event with new energy and offerings to the community. “We wanted to pay homage to the old fair while giving it a fresh twist,” said Nichols.
A therapy dog was also present at the event to provide comfort and relaxation to attendees. The presence of the therapy dog added a soothing atmosphere that helped calm everyone in attendance.
The Holistic Health Fair brought renewed attention to holistic health in Marquette by offering attendees an array of options for relaxation and well-being. Despite challenges brought on by COVID-19 pandemic, organizers were able to successfully bring this new version of the fair to life, offering attendees an immersive and rejuvenating experience.