On Saturday, Northern Michigan University’s Northern Center hosted the Marquette Holistic Health Fair, offering attendees a unique opportunity to explore stress-relieving activities and services. With 37 vendors focusing on multiple aspects of health and well-being, there was plenty for visitors to discover.
The event marked a reboot of a previous holistic health fair that had been a staple in the Marquette community for 20 years. Event Coordinator Michelle Nichols noted that this year’s fair aimed to pay homage to the old fair while putting a fresh spin on it. The renewed focus on holistic health brought new energy and offerings to the community.
In addition to services such as massage, energy work, and henna body art, attendees could purchase products like crystals, soaps, and essential oils. There was even a therapy dog present to help calm attendees and provide a soothing presence at the event.
Despite the challenges brought by the COVID-19 pandemic, organizers were able to bring this new iteration of the fair to life, offering attendees a diverse and rejuvenating experience. The Marquette Holistic Health Fair provided an array of options for relaxation and well-being that will surely be welcomed by those who attended.