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MeetUp is another way to keep up on upcoming events. Our primary listings are still in the website Calendar and Activities sections, but we post a few items on our MeetUp Group. Click the image to view or join and receive listings and reminders by email

Newsletter Mailing List

From time to time we publish an e-newsletter with information on upcoming events, area news, new website features and profiles of area businesses, groups and personalities.

» Read Winter 2014 Newsletter

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News Headlines

  • Passings: Shirley Groman
  • Coventry Farmers' Market Most Celebrated
  • Nature's Grocer Has New Owner
  • New Store Opens In Enfield
  • New Meditation Center

» Go to News Stories

Recent Blog Postings

  • Going With The Flow - Literally
  • Earthing
  • Things That Changed Our Lives
  • How Far We've Come

» Go to Quixote's Blog

You'll also find links to the blogs of others in the area writing on topics of interest to Conscious CT readers. Check them out for new voices on holistic health, spirituality and the environment.

» Go to Other Blogs


Check the Calendar regularly to see what's coming up. It will be updated as new events are added. Click on any event for a description, location and details. Note the link on the bottom of this and every page for quick access.

TIP: Want to be reminded about an upcoming event? There is a feature in the Calendar that will send you a reminder by email at whatever length of time you choose before the event. Click the event and when the window opens choose 'Set Reminder' and select the interval. That's it.

» Go To Calendar

Business Profiles

Breathe...more, LLC - Cherie Trice's Yoga Studio

Solution Alternatives - Aline Hoffman - Artist, Reiki Master & Hypnotist

Spirit Matters @ Ravenwood Holistic Center - Lisa Burch's Holistic Center

Organization Profiles

Alliance For Holistic Living - East of the River group providing education and service to the community

Greater Vernon Holistic Breakfast


If this is your first visit to Conscious CT please visit our Welcome Page for an introduction. We publish an occasional e-newsletter, update the pages continuously and do a major update to our activities pages quarterly.

See Calendar for full list of events.

Winter Issue Of The Door Opener

The Winter issue of The Door Opener is now available in stores and December events are included in our Calendar and Activity section.

The articles in this issue are on a variety of topics. Also included is an interview with Better Connecticut's Kara Sundlun on her new book. The magazine can also be read online.

In addition this issue includes the annual Holistic Health Practitioner Directory. This is the only statewide directory both in print and online.

» Go To Calendar for event details

Passings: Shirley Groman

SHIRLEY GROMAN, 87, of Manchester and South Windsor, passed over on October 20, 2014 in Shelburne Falls, MA.

Shirley was active in the holistic community for over 30 years. Having used holistic modalities in her own healing she wanted to help others heal as well becaming a Reconnective Healer. She volunteered at Manchester Hospital and lobbied hard to get ECHN to add more holistic modalities. She was also a founding member of the Alliance For Holistic Living.

»Go to full article and video.

Upcoming Fairs & Expos

We sent an email this week to holistic practitioners with winter and spring fairs and expos including the 2015 Greater Vernon Holistic Expo they might want to participate in. Although the intent was to encourage practitioners to market their business, those of you who like to attend fairs might want to put these on your calendars. We'll announce them as they approach, but this will let you plan in advance.

» Go to fair and expo email.

New Owner For Nature's Grocer

Nature's Grocer, the Vernon natural food store, announced that after seven years founders BOB and SUE SPECTOR are retiring and that as of August 15 the new owner is DAVID BOUDREAUX.

Spectors established the store upon their retirements and when Sue was diagnosed with Celiac disease and as a result needed to completely rethink food choices and approaches to dining out. It quickly became clear that the opportunities for baked goods outside the home were virtually non-existent leading to the creation of their store.

» Read full News article.

New Store Opens In Enfield

Pure Health of CT, a store dedicated to helping people improve their health and nutrition by connecting conventional and alternative care, opened in May at 155 Hazard Avenue in Enfield. Owner MARCI FOURNIER is a certified Holistic Health Coach. The center works with clients on weight loss, nutrition counseling, menopause issues, teen health and self-esteem building. Aqua detox and Biomat treatments are among the many services provided.

» Read full News article.

Finding Your Way Around The Website

There is a lot of information on Conscious CT. We've tried to arrange it logically, but we keep adding new pages and you might have trouble finding something specific. For an overview of the website read Tour of Conscious CT. For a listing of all pages on the website see our Site Map. Or search our site using a specific name or phrase.

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