Connect with BIPOC wellness practitioners, attend free workshops, and explore different practices of wellness.

May 22 | 10a - 2p

Pioneer Courthouse Square

About this event

Join the Mercatus team downtown in The Dome, at Pioneer Courthouse Square for a morning of health and wellness. We’ll foster a chill vibe for you to explore the different wellness practices that Mercatus Businesses have to offer.

Expect to connect with BIPOC wellness practitioners, attend free workshops, and explore different practices of wellness.

20+ businesses representing a variety of different specialties including:

  • CBD Wellness Products
  • Naturopathic Medicine, Doula services, Childbirth Education classes
  • Farmed -folk medicines
  • Cupping, massage, acupuncture
  • Sound therapy and Reiki energy healing
  • Herbal consultations
  • Self-care products


10:30 am – 11:15 am | Centering Amidst Chaos

Presented by The Body Poetic |Instructor Niema Lightseed Wilson
Mindfulness, breath awareness, and nervous system balancing practices can be done anywhere to support you in navigating a busy life.
What can a workshop attendee expect?
Guided meditation, simple movement/somatic awareness exercises, and breathing exercises.

11:30 am – 12:00 pm | Sound Healing 

Presented by Hey Doc Clinic! | Instructor Alberta Qamar, Licensed Massage Therapist, and Sound Healer
Alberta Qamar will create a soundscape using quartz crystal bowls, Likembis, and other healing sounds for participants to stretch, meditate, lay or sit and receive tones aligned with the chakras. These instruments are deeply meditative, known to be helpful with extended trauma release, chakra balancing, and helping to provide a full-body reset.
What can a workshop attendee expect?
Please bring a mat, blanket, or something to sit on if you want to be still. Bring comfortable clothes if you want to be moving. Bring a notebook and pen if you want to be writing or drawing. There is no right or wrong way to participate in a sound healing. Take deep breaths and allow the vibration toguide your experience.

12:15 pm – 12:45 pm  | Yoga + Movement Snack: Warming Flow

Presented by Bhakti Yoga Movement Center | Instructor Tara Miller
Gather with Tara, from the Bhakti Yoga Movement Center, for an accessible flow class to build heat as we transition through Spring. We’ll practice deep embodied listening, build warmth together through breath and movement, and close with gentle unwinding and release.
What can a workshop attendee expect?
Expect accessible invitations for movement with lots of options and space to meet yourself where you’re at.

1:00 pm – 1:25 pm | Vibrate Higher with Reiki and Vibrational Sound

Presented by Third Eye Wholistic Wellness  |Instructor Michelle Lewis
The workshop will help to induce a state of relaxation, clear disturbances in the energy field, and restore the body’s natural flow of energy.
What can a workshop attendee expect?
Learn how vibrational sound therapy and Reiki can help with healing the body.

1:40 pm – 2:00 pm | Permission Granted: Reclaiming of Self Through Plant Medicine

Presented by Oracle Wellness Co.  | Instructor Megon Dee
An exploration of self-awareness through the lens of self-care utilizing what nature has provided to us. Giving yourself permission to heal, grow and explore can be hard, but it is necessary for growth. A thought-provoking conversation about the parallels of aligning to source and oneness through plant-medicine.
What can a workshop attendee expect?
Breathwork, grounding energy work, mindfulness, and interactive calls to action in alignment with self-care. We will discuss plant-based tools to aid in optimizing a higher quality of life offered through Oracle Wellness Co. Leave with new tools and a heightened sense of self-awareness. Give yourself permission.