A group of Midcoast practitioners and vendors has organized a Spring Spa Day Saturday, May 5, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., at Lincolnville Community Center, with admission by donation to benefit New Hope for Women.

The program begins with signing in, donning flip-flops, getting comfortable, and sipping morning beverages while browsing through vendor displays.

As the Spa Day progresses, participants will be able to learn about and/or experience essential oils, laser therapy stress reduction, green protein and vegan food and lifestyle changes, creating essential oil remedies, balancing hormones for better sleep and pain management, heart coherence guided meditation, foot soaking with essential oils, tea education, microgreens and wheatgrass juicing techniques, and reducing oxidative stress and inflammation.

Participants from the Midcoast and elsewhere in Maine include Kelly Carey, distributor, Young Living, Brunswick; Lori Crestler, licensed massage therapist; Raven’s Crossing, Appleton; Ashley Holmes, hypnotherapist; Cosmic Counseling, Northport; Camille Smart, licensed esthetician, Facials and Skin Care Education, Northport; Darci Bubar, NP, distributor, LifeVantage, Rose Wellness Clinic, Presque Isle; Kathy Bernier, distributor, LifeVantage, Bangor; Lauren Beckwith, distributor, LifeVantage nursing student, Fort Fairfield; Ryan Smart and Tia Nelson Dublin, plant-based protein foods, Vegan Education, Belfast;  Moriah H. Grant, OTD, OTR/L Craniosacral Therapy, Hope; Kate Hall, Graze, microgreens and wheatgrass juicing; Michelle Walker, Coyote Moon, Heart Coherence Guided Meditation, Belfast; and Sandra Gould, Heart to Heart Stress Reduction Therapy, Sherman.

Participating vendors are Barbara Biscone, Moss Maidens Herbs and Oils distributor, Young Living distributor, Life Vantage; Ravelitta Hemmens, Moss Maidens Herbs and Oils; Janis Kay, The Red Cottage; Maureen O’Keefe, jeweler, Jeweled Horizons, Northport; Kim Dunn, owner, Bennett’s Gems & Jewelry, Belfast.

Donors include Treasured Leaf Tea Co., Green Tree Coffee and Tea, Brambles, RHEAL day spa, McLaughlin’s Seafood, Mercantile, Bangor Savings Bank, New Hope for Women, Aveena Botanical, Green with Envy Salon, Lincolnville Center General Store, Coyote Moon, Green Tree Tea and Coffee, Grasshopper Shop – Searsport, Fiddleheads, Moss Maiden Herbs & Oils, Jo Rocknak, Mona Lynch, Laura Roy, The Republican Journal, and others.

New Hope for Women offers support to people in Sagadahoc, Lincoln, Knox and Waldo counties affected by domestic violence, dating violence and stalking, and provides educational resources to assist our communities in creating a safer and healthier future.

Spa Day program:

10:30 a.m. – Essential oil education with Kelly; laser therapy stress reduction with Sandra.

11 a.m. – Sample green protein with Ryan and  Tia. Learn about vegan food and lifestyle changes for optimum health.

11:30 a.m. – Create your own essential oil remedies with Kelly. Balancing hormones, better sleep, and pain management.

12 p.m. – Heart coherence guided meditation with Michelle or foot soak with essential oils and tea education.

1 p.m. – Wheatgrass juicing techniques with Kate Hall of Graze. Explore how microgreens can expand your raw food experience.

1:30 p.m. – Foot soak with essential oils and tea education.

2 p.m. – Learn how to reduce oxidative stress and inflamation with Darci, Lauren, and Kathy.

3 p.m. – Heart coherence guided meditation with Michelle.