By Janet Serra

Posted: 04/17/2014 17:54:45

With Himalayan salt crystals underfoot and in the walls, ionized salt enriching the air, even a fireplace made of salt, Saltana replicates the interior of caves that have long been known for their healing powers in Europe, where breathing the air in salt mines is believed to relieve symptoms of asthma, allergies and other respiratory conditions. One of only 23 in the United States, Saltana Cave in Ridgefield Connecticut is hosting an open house on Earth Day, to celebrate one year in business on April 22. For information on Saltana Caves or call 203-969-4327

The first event begins at noon and ends at 12:30 p.m. This session is with Deanne Mincer who will run a brief meditation on how to zap stress in 30 seconds or less! Deanne Mincer is a spiritual mentor with a background in the study of A Course in Miracle, the mystical poetry of the Sufi poet, Rumi, classic ancient texts of yoga, and the masterful teachings of several gurus and ascended masters crossing the spectrum of all faiths and religions. She is devoted to the belief in The Light of Eternal and Divine Love. For more information, please visit her website, and her blog at

Next on the agenda from 12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. is the music Cynthia and Rick make. It is a combination of the energies present in the venue, the crystal bowls, and the people who attend. Coming from backgrounds in music and the healing arts, Crystal Cymbalogy is a true marriage of Rick and Cynthia Quintanal's unique talents. For more information, please visit their website,

JoAnn Duncan will offer brief Reiki sessions as a trial from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. participants can sign up for 15- minute slots by calling Anna at 203-969-4327.

JoAnn uses intuition, experience and a deep spiritual connection in her Reiki, IET and Reconnective Healing sessions. She specializes in care for individuals with back pain, cancer, Lyme disease, and other tick borne illnesses. For more information, please visit her website,

Renee Simon, Certified Nutritionist, Yoga Teacher, Reiki Master and Reconnective Healing Practitioner takes over from 3 p.m. - 5 p.m. and will be discussing the Reconnective Healing energies, how they differ from Reiki, and will be demonstrating the energies with mini healing sessions from 3-5 PM. Renee helps adults and children integrate a fully balanced program that includes dietary changes, supplements, and stress management through meditation, breathe work, healing sessions and yoga. She also does clinical testing for vitamin and mineral imbalances, toxic metals, food sensitivities, and hormonal and digestive complaints. For more info, please visit her at

If you need a different perspective or point of view check out the session planned from 4 p.m. - 5 p.m. when intuitive Angel Readings or Power Animal Readings will create a sacred space for accessing guidance from angels, ancestors, power animals, and loving and evolved spirit guides and ascended masters to guide you, teach you and empower you to move forward in your life.

Deana Paqua is a Reiki master, shamanic healer and spiritual teacher, and is also a licensed massage therapist. She guides individuals to discover their own abilities to heal themselves and helps them transform their greatest trauma or loss into their greatest strength. For more information, please visit her website at

From 4:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. Seema will be happy to take you through a 15-minute health history and offer some specific ideas for your health and wellbeing. Seema Dasani is a Holistic Health Coach and Reiki Practitioner, specializing in the area of true nourishment. For more information, please visit her website at

Again, from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. you can experience a 15-minute Angel Card Reading with Robin Serna, The Crystal Lady.

Readings can help bring clarity to you when you are feeling stuck or wondering which path to take in your life, as well as help to bring to light the questions you may have in your heart about a specific issue or pattern going on.

Robin devoted 12 formative years in a contemplative monastery, living a spirituality of daily prayer, meditation, study and manual labor, then has focused on being a natural/energy healer. She is certified in Reiki, hypnosis and TFT (Thought Field Therapy), and with her natural intuitive abilities gives Angel Card Readings. For more information, please visit her website at

To round out the day of festivities, from 6 p.m. - 7 p.m. Catherine Frenzel will give you a 10-minute glimpse of the wealth of information coded into your date of birth: Personality, Destiny/Life Path, Significant Age Line©, Health Alerts©, Character Strengths and Weaknesses, Four Major Periods of Power and Challenge, Three Periods of Dominant Influence; are you repeating a past life? and more.

Catherine Frenzel was a contemplative nun for over 30 years, and is a certified Emotion Code/Body Code practitioner, Three Dimensional Therapy practitioner and Numerologist.