Upstate South Carolina


News Briefs.

On March 1, Southern Om Hot Yoga opened their second yoga studio, located in the historical West End neighborhood of downtown Greenville. As well as adding over 40 classes to the Greenville yoga community, this location offers two classrooms, full service locker rooms with showers, day lockers, complimentary filtered water, (read more…)

Weddings at Glendale Gardens, located in Spartanburg adjacent to the picturesque Glendale Shoals Preserve, is being introduced to the public as a new and affordable wedding venue option. The preserve is a 13-acre park with waterfalls, rivers, walking paths and a historic old mill, providing picturesque background choices for wedding photographs. (read more…)

Crystal Vision Books and Events Center is hosting its 17th Annual Intuitive and Creative Arts Fair entitled The Garden Party. Held in Hendersonville, North Carolina, this public event is free to attend although activities such as readings may have fees. The event takes place on June 2 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. (read more…)

 Dr. George A. Auger of Auger Family Chiropractic PC has been serving the Upstate of South Carolina in private practice since 1993 and reached his 25 years of service to the community on March 6. In honor of this celebration, Dr. Auger and the office are offering various special offers and events all year long. (read more…)

On Saturday, May 5, from 9 a.m. to noon, Dr. Chase Dixon and Dr. Angela Dixon will hold an educational health seminar at their office entitled “Knowledge is Power”. The presentation is intended to provide a greater understanding of health and how the body functions. (read more…)

Kaleo Wheeler, owner of HeartFull Connections, is pleased to introduce programs from the Hawaiian Healing Arts to residents of the Upstate. Two programs are being offered at this time: Living with Aloha: A Women’s Path to Empowerment Program and Hawaiian Hula (not to be confused with the popular Tahitian dance form). (read more…)

Dr. Jay Wilkins, ND and formulator of Bio Nox Nutrients, is announcing a new probiotic product, PROBIO SS, which is made from four super-strain spore form “good guy” bacteria. Wilkins explains, “Spore form are superior because they survive high heat so are not ‘dead on arrival’ when they reach your home. (read more…)

After nine years as a home-based business, Mike and Pam Reekie, owners of Living Healthy Technologies, LLC, have opened an office in Greenville, near Furman University. The business carries products to purify the home naturally, including “green” products, and has expanded their offerings. (read more…)

Bruno Gröning was a name well-known to 20th-century Germans due to the man’s extraordinary healing successes. Gröning taught that a higher power exists which anyone can use to heal, and he showed people how to connect to it. At 7 p.m. on Friday, May 4, chronic pain specialist Wolfgang Vogelsberger, MD, (read more…)

Body Rhythm Massage LLC, located in Easley, was founded on the belief that a client’s needs are of the utmost importance. “We are committed to meeting those needs,” states owner Rebekah Welty, LMBT, who explains that they work (read more…)

In celebration of the practice’s one-year anniversary, Jonathan Sharpe, DC, owner of and practitioner at Cardinal Integrative Health: A Chiropractic Center, would like extend his thanks for a wonderful first year. “We love the Upstate community and feel honored to be a part of it,” he exclaims. Dr. Sharpe is celebrating his success in the upstate by offering a special price for initial visits. (read more…)

For those interested in discovering the advantage of using a BEMER product, now is your chance. As a certified BEMER partner, Richard Ebert can answer questions and demonstrate the products during an office visit which can include an in-depth experience, as well as provide information on how the products can improve a user’s quality of life. (read more…)

Natural Awakenings Upstate congratulates Sports Spine & Industrial, otherwise known as SSI Physical Therapy, on its 2017 Facility of the Year award presented by the South Carolina Chapter of the American Physical Therapy Association. SSI is a female-owned private practice that was also named South Carolina’s Small Business of the Year in 2007 by the Small Business Association. (read more…)

To encourage taxpayers to reduce both their energy usage and carbon footprint, many states, along with the federal government, offer tax credit incentives against the purchase cost of solar energy systems and other energy-efficient green energy products. For South Carolina residents, both a 30 percent federal tax credit and a (read more…)

Melanie Boulos, owner of Mel-O-Yoga, and Joan Craig, Mel-O-Yoga instructor and owner of Choose Joyful Health, are partnering together to bring mindful movement and mindful eating to the Spring season. On Sunday, March 11, they are hosting a free mindful-eating seminar, Eat on Purpose, at Mel-O-Yoga. This interactive seminar, (read more…)

On Sunday, March 11, Unity Spiritual Center of Clemson/Anderson welcomes theologian, kabalistic mystic, and four-time Agape Revelation Conference Keynote Speaker Will Coleman, Ph.D. The focus of his message and workshop is on the dynamic power of consciously connecting with whole-body emotions and mind. This practice is intended to optimize one’s experience of vitality and prosperity. (read more…)

Illuminate: The Psychic and Healing Arts Expo returns on Saturday, April 14, and Sunday, April 15, in Flat Rock, North Carolina. The event, produced by Julie King and Itha Trantham, offers intuitive guidance, alternative healing therapies, information on numerous subjects, and celebrates the holistic and spiritual (read more…)

On Saturday, March 3, the Whole Health Nation health symposium comes to Zen, in Greenville. The intention of the conference is to help the community regain control of their health by learning to practice the behaviors of our forefathers. Classes such as Weeds: Friend or Foe?, Seed Saving, Mushrooms for Immunity, Culinary Herbs for Healing Meals, Potato Gardening in Containers, and Growing (read more…)

Events are listed within graphic above. Click on the graphic to enlarge.

2/22/18: Happiness Hat-Titude was changed from 3/10 to 3/24; time and place remain the same. To read the news brief on this event, click here. Use contact info beneath event listing to get further information.

Please contact organizers directly about the two paid events listed at the bottom, since Natural Awakenings may not have the most recent information on these events.
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2/22/18 UPDATE: Organizer Georgina B. Nava has informed us that the date of this event has been changed from March 10 to March 24; time and place remain the same. Please use contact info in the endnote for inquiries.

On Saturday, March 10, from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., Generation Be Now is hosting Happiness Hat-Titude, a bilingual event for women to celebrate International Women’s Day, which occurs globally on March 8. The event will be held at Aloft Hotel in downtown Greenville. It includes lunch, a business expo, networking, (read more…)

Stephanie Bowen, an independent brand promoter for Le-vel Thrive, is introducing the Thrive program at a free open house event on March 8 at 7 p.m. Thrive is a premium supplement plan that is said to assist in weight management, cognitive performance, digestive and immune function and antioxidant support. (read more…)

For Upstate South Carolina residents looking to improve the quality of the air they breathe within their homes, U.S. Energy Solutions in Taylors now offers Phenomenal Aire cold plasma generator technology, a whole house air purification solution.

Those who have felt invigorated, awake, and alert while hiking on a high mountain trail or walking along the shoreline of an ocean have experienced (read more…)

On Thursday evening, March 8, Speak for Animals will host its 12th Annual Spa for Spays event at Zen, in downtown Greenville. “Spa for Spays is a popular and unique fundraising event offering an evening of pampering and fun for our human guests,” reveals Susan Bufano of Speak for Animals.

The goal of the event is to raise money for spay and neutering services in the community. (read more…)

Salútem Organic Massage owner, esthetician, and massage therapist Heather Coe Meuldijk recently completed a course in using tuning forks as way to relieve pain and increase blood flow.

Electrical vibration tools have often been used as a replacement for massage work, Meuldijk explains. (read more…)

To celebrate her second year at the Chick Hampton Building, Sally Maxey of Sally’s Therapeutic Touch is hosting a Client Education Open House on Friday, March 9, from 3 to 5 p.m. Maxey invites guests to sip herbal tea while she explains what a client can expect from CranioSacral Therapy, SomatoEmotional Release, manual lymph drainage therapy, reiki, polarity and reflexology. (read more…)

The Sanctuary at Falls Cottage provides the venue and the etheric space for ultimate well-being and transformation, providing various healing modalities as well as events, classes and programs for awareness and growth. (read more…)

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