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Holistic Community Professionals

Holistic Community Professionals

Holistic Community Professionals 

Shirley R. Bloethe, Executive Director
860-255-8844 • [email protected]

Summary/services offered:
Holistic Community Professionals is an organization of holistic practitioners and businesses focused on improving health and wellness throughout the East Coast. We connect consumers with various modalities, holistic products, classes and networking via online and local opportunities for personal connections.

What drew you to this profession?
A need to connect those seeking a complementary service to their current spiritual, health or everyday activities with people most qualified and passionate to assist them. We are developing a community that supports, encourages and advocates on behalf of one another. The Holistic Community Professionals are naturopaths, MDs, counselors, teachers, mentors, visionaries, guides, healers and more who have come together to provide integrity-focused, authentic, collective-conscious-oriented services and products.

How does your work differ from others in your profession?
What we offer our members is constantly evolving and expanding. We are budget-friendly and offer exclusive vendor rates (with exhibitor and speaking options) to our signature bi-annual EXPO: Passport to Health and Wellness at The DoubleTree by Hilton in Bristol, which is well-attended by the public. We host quarterly regional meetings as well as networking events, local meetings and community engagement. We support members and their businesses via professional and business development, masterminds and trainings. We’ve cultivated discounts on professional liability insurance, group advertising, discounts in Natural Awakenings magazine and much more. Check the website for all our discounts.

What changes do you plan in 2020?
with state/government agencies and legislators and grassroots efforts to grow the awareness of holistic businesses to the general public. We are building a network of holistic, green and sustainable businesses so the public and local agencies can access therapies and holistic services with reputable, reference-checked practitioners and businesses.

What is most important for Natural Awakenings’ readers to know?
The Holistic Community Professionals offers a wide variety of holistic practitioners and businesses via the website and also at the 2020 6
th and 7th bi-annual EXPO: Passport to Health and Wellness, in Bristol, at The DoubleTree by Hilton. Check new dates for 2020 on the website,  The group offers discounts to its members as well as reference-checked referrals to the public for services and products. See ad, page 21.

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