Medium clairvoyant Gary Excell looks inot his crystal ball at the 33rd Starlight Wellbeing Expo at the A&I; Hall in Bangalow. Photo Marc Stapelberg / The Northern Star
Medium clairvoyant Gary Excell looks inot his crystal ball at the 33rd Starlight Wellbeing Expo at the A&I; Hall in Bangalow. Photo Marc Stapelberg / The Northern Star Marc Stapelberg

Wellbeing wonders

PEOPLE'S chakras were massaged, angels were aligned, and their energy cleansed with ancient drums and prayers at the Starlight Wellbeing Expo in Bangalow at the weekend.

Psychics and alternative healers from the Northern Rivers and abroad were there offering remedies to the 1200 people who attended.

DNA activation was offered by some, while others promised facelifts through yoga exercises.

Clairvoyant medium Gary Excell has been a psychic for 38 years and was very busy at the expo.

"I channel from my higher guides and I connect with other people's guides," he said.

"I see colours and then I turn the colours into symbols. From that, I channel the reading."

He said his role was not to shock people with unexpected revelations but to guide them for a more fulfilling and happy existence.

One of Mr Excell's customers at the weekend, who requested to remain anonymous, said the medium clairvoyant was fairly accurate.

Starlight Wellbeing Expo founder and director Raym Richards said the aim was to bring alternative medicines to the public.

"Our goal is to introduce people to alternative ways of being healthy and staying healthy and happy," he said.

"It's about lifestyle, harmony, health and wellbeing.

"We get a variety of what you call alternative or complementary therapies that work on energy levels and there are also things like massages, readers and healers of various descriptions."

The expo also had a free "healathon" where different healers spoke for about 15 minutes to people about how to increase their spiritual and physical wellbeing.

"It's kind of like a barber shop where they sit and wait and the next healer might be right for them," Mr Richards said.

The festival started with a small group of healers who collaborated at Byron Bay Surf Club more than 15 years ago.

Healers now come to the expo from Byron Shire, Lismore, Casino in New South Wales and Queensland. Mr Excell travelled from Gold Coast to Bangalow and said he gets people coming back every year for readings.

"Unfortunately I will not be able to come back in April but I look forward to being here again in January 2014," he said.



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