Forget the stress of the holidays. 'Tis the season for bliss! Join us for a Bliss Bazaar of pampering, healthy food and beverages, wellness vendors, and more.
- Indulge in gourmet appetizers and dessert and watch a live cooking demo by a gourmet chef.
- Enjoy healthy, non-alcoholic beverages from Harmless Harvest, MatchaBar, Up Mountain Switchel, and drinkable soup from Fawen.
- Start your holiday shopping with beauty brands Essential Rose Life, Mythologie Skincare, and Aypa Spa.
- Learn from the founder of School of Love NYC on "The Rise of Female Consciousness."
- Experience yoga nidra while laying on Coco-Mat's luxury sleep mattresses for deep relaxation.
Add Sessions of Bliss:
Discover, feel, relax, and explore with expert wellness practitioners of aromatherapy, Thai massage, Mystic Inka Body Ritual, Reiki, Vedic astrology, and Tarot card reading! Read about our expert wellness practitioners below. Only +$20 for each blissful mini-session.
Make a donation of $10 or more to 826NYC, an educational non-profit dedicated to empowering students with the skills to be creative writers and thinkers, and receive a bonus raffle ticket! On their Donation Page, select "Yes" for "Is this gift in honor of someone?" and write first name: "Bliss" last name: "Bazaar".
Purchase at least 1 wellness mini-session or donate to 826NYC and be entered to win raffle prizes. The more sessions you purchase, the higher the chances of winning! Prizes include:
- GRAND PRIZE: One-night stay at the beautiful Sound View Greenport on the Northfork, Long Island. Private beach, recently renovated, idyllic property. (Date restrictions apply).
- A luxury Morfeaus Sleep Pillow from Coco-Mat USA ($79 value)
- New Student Unlimited Monthly Membership at Ra Ma Institute NYC, where Kundalini yoga and meditation come together ($48 value)
- Herbal Facial Kit from Mountain Rose Herbs ($32 value)
- Rose Mist from Essential Rose Life ($30 retail value)
- Face Scrub with Camu Camu from Aypa Spa, their best-selling product and nominated at Indie Beauty Expo NY as best product in show! ($26 value)
- Restoring Calm Lavender Eye Pillow from Sol Organics ($25 value)
- Gratitude Journal from Grateful Peoples ($16 value)
- 5:30-8:00pm: Gourmet appetizers and dessert, healthy beverages, live cooking demo, mini-wellness sessions* and beauty vendors (*by reservations only)
- 8:00-8:30pm: "The Rise of Female Consciousness" by Monica Parikh, Founder of School of Love NYC
- 8:30-9:00pm: Session of yoga nidra on luxury mattresses for deep relaxation
$25 Tickets // $30 Door // +$20 for each mini-session with an expert wellness practitioner*
*Purchasing a wellness session? We'll send you a form to choose your session and time slot preference.
Expert Wellness Practitioners:
Experience Mystic Inka Ritual Hand & Arm Treatment: Cecily Braden, Founder of Beauty Secrets Global Spa, will offer a Mini-Mystic Inka Ritual Hand & Arm Treatment. Experience a piece of Peru with this 4-step ritual and journey to the heart of the Peruvian Andes with the exotic natural aromas and soothing textures of native plants that captivate the spirit and pamper the skin. This four step process includes: 1. Purify and cleanse with Purple Corn Antioxidant Body Scrub. 2. Energize with Lucuma Warming Mask to relieve tension and relax muscles. 3. Regenerate, soften and protect skin with a soothing Sacha Inchi Oil massage. 4. Nourish and let Andean nature feed your skin with our sacred Quinoa Cream.
Discover Your Aromatic Palette: Christina Daigneault, certified aromatherapist and founder of Orchard Aromatherapy, will help you discover your aromatic palette with certified organic essential oils and provide a special blend to take home! Christina is co-author of the forthcoming (and soon-to-be bestseller) book, Plant-Powered Beauty (Spring 2018).
Relax with Reiki: Erica Joy Dunn, Reiki Master, will offer energy healing that can improve and restore your vital health. Guided by the present moment, Erica facilitates reiki sessions in New York City and her work has been featured on mindbodygreen, Thrive Global, Shine, and Mama Glow.
Feel Illuminated with a Vedic Astrology Reading: Tracy Atkinson, Vedic astrologer and founder of Mythologie Skincare, will offer readings that seek to illuminate your path and navigate your life through deep self-awareness.
Melt Your Body with Thai Massage: Tara Quinn will offer deep, body-melting Thai massage. In addition to her 10 years of Thai massage experience and study in Thailand, Tara draws her understanding of the body from more than 20 years as an athlete, gymnast, and circus entertainer, and her personal practices of yoga and mediation.
Find the Magic with Tarot Card Reading: Kara Kinsey is an intuitive Tarot reader, using the cards as a channel to read and reflect upon our souls energies. Along with reading Tarot, Kara also teaches workshops, is a Reiki level 2 healer, and is creator and facilitator of feminine Moon rituals. Kara is fully committed to finding the magic in every moment and brings a loving, buoyant joy to all of her practices.
Indulge in Gourmet Food: Laura Scheck earned her certification from the Natural Gourmet Institute in New York City. She specializes in preparing comforting and innovative recipes from locally-sourced seasonal ingredients.
Special Guest: Monica Parikh, the Founder of School of Love NYC, is on a one-woman mission to reverse the trend of broken hearts and unhappy marriages. Funny and down-to-earth, she seamlessly blends dating advice, psychology, & spiritual truths, giving men and women the tools to succeed at love. She has been lauded "a powerful voice of her generation."
Yoga Nidra Meditation: Yoga found Heather Sanderson in 2005 when she first started attending classes to help with health concerns. Since then, yoga has taken her on an unexpected, challenging and beloved journey of exploration and transformation. She completed a 340-hour healer training including a 200-hour Yoga Teacher Training in Puerto Rico and Brooklyn. She is trained in Hatha Yoga, Yoga Nidra, Meditation, and Restorative Yoga with a focus on Tantra philosophy.
Our Location Host: COCO-MAT, is a luxury mattress company that offers blissful sleep using Nature’s wisdom as a guide and source of inspiration.
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