Health Fair and Expo at Clock Tower Resort

From press release

Eastern and Western medicine will unite when the inaugural Reiki Energy International (REI) Health Fair and Expo takes place Saturday, July 10, at the Clock Tower Resort in Rockford.  The event is free to the public and will feature 65 local, regional and national vendors in the 10,000-square-foot Wallingford Center from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

The REI Health Fair and Expo will introduce health-related businesses and individuals showcasing services, technological advancements and new and organic products.  Free symposiums will be held throughout the day on current health issues such as childhood nutrition, parental stress, supplements and Reiki Energy Healing. Drawings will take place throughout the event for gift certificates and CoCo Key Water resort tickets.

“Reiki Energy International is hosting the event with the intention of building a more health-conscious community,” said REI Board President Richard Gubbe.

Sponsors for the event include the Nutrition Works health care stores in the Rock River Valley, WNIJ Radio, the Clock Tower Resort and The Rock River Times.

The list of vendors includes SwedishAmerican Holistic Health Services, Choices Natural Market, Miller Eye Care, Living Whole & Healthy, Northern Illinois Hospice & Grief Center, American Cancer Society, National Alliance for Mental Illness, Gift of Hope Organ & Tissue Donor Network, Reiki Light Energy, MP Heating & Cooling, Inc., B-Extreme Fitness Pro Center, Rockford Career College, Morsay Medical, Rockford Karate Club, Pranic Healing Center of Chicago, Rock Valley College, Open Range Products of Pecatonica, Samland Health Care, Inc., Autism Solutions, Cleo’s Aroma-pothecary, The Banyan Tree, The Rock River Trail Project, Winnebago County Green Business Awards, Cebene Care Clinic, Blue Sky Distributors, Xocai, Venna Drinks and MonaVi Drinks, as well as massage therapists and reflexologists along with  holistic chiropractors, nutritionists, health counselors and other health care practitioners.

The seminars will be in Suite 1711 and hold approximately 25 people. Pre-registration will be offered. Times for the four free, one-hour seminars are: “Parental Stress Relief” at 10:30 a.m.; “Childhood Nutrition Tips” at noon; “Supplements” at 1:15 p.m.; and “Reiki Energy Healing in a Clinical Setting” at 2:30 p.m.

Reiki Energy International is organized exclusively for charitable and educational purposes, including the demonstration of energy healing services to individuals and organizations.

The organization’s primary goal is to encourage greater awareness of Reiki energy work throughout the local and surrounding areas.  Membership is open to documented Reiki providers throughout the world.  REI promotes the education and awareness of Reiki through a not-for-profit structure. REI also serves as a certification agent for Reiki degrees and lineages.

Reiki is the Tibetan form of hands-on energy healing that is used clinically around the world to accelerate the body’s healing process.  This use of energy healing is gaining acceptance in the CAM (Complementary and Alternative Medicine) field and is now considered part of the standard of care in many health institutions.

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From the July 7-13, 2010 issue

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