Bizarre, profound and fun therapies
By RACHEL AFFLICK
STARLIGHT Wellbeing Expo founder Raym Richards used to be a sceptic. So discovering the healing power of alternative therapies 12 years ago was a life-changing and eye-opening journey.
Now, as someone who has tried it all, from mediums to meditation, he has one piece of advice: 'Just try it'.
"Some of the therapies are quite profound, some are quite bizarre, some of them are entertaining," he said.
"Different therapies affect people in different ways."
Certainly, if you've ever wanted to learn more about anything to do with health and healing, personal development or spiritual growth, the Starlight Expo, which kicks offs today at Bangalow's A&I Hall is a good place to get started.
It will offer a smorgasbord of different therapies people can try, as well as informative talks on a variety of topics including Sacred Geometry, Crystals, the Magdalene codes and organic Feng Shui.
"It's a very welcoming, friendly and nurturing atmosphere," Raym said.
"There are many pathways to wellbeing. You don't have to be unwell to attend the expo we can all be more well."
Raym said the popularity of the expo was not surprising.
With 1500 people expected to attend the event over its four days, Raym said there were a variety of drawcards on offer.
"It's a chance for people to expand themselves, expand consciousness and expand horizons," he said.
"It's also a great, relaxing day out. Many people have said to me they've found the atmosphere of the event profoundly healing in itself.
The expo runs until Sunday. Admission is $15 or $10 concession.