About Us

In the early weeks of 1987 in a cozy little natural foods store in central Massachusetts, three friends lamented the lack of a local holistic magazine. "Why not publish one ourselves?" mused one. "Let's do it!" cried another. "I'll advertise!" declared the third, the owner of the store. And so the seed was planted for 7,500 copies of the very first issue of Spirit of Change to be delivered in October, 1987. Today Spirit of Change is independently published by founding publisher and editor Carol Bedrosian, and has grown to become New England's largest free holistic magazine; trusted and enjoyed by over 100,000 readers each twice-annually published issue for its commitment to publication quality and holistic living — look for the magazine each Spring and Fall.
 
Every issue, Spirit of Change provides our advertisers and readers with on-time distribution of 50,000 copies in New England, with the heaviest circulation in Massachusetts, Connecticut and Rhode Island. Our commitment to editorial integrity means that in each issue you will find only carefully selected, inspiring and informative articles written by professionals from the fields holistic health, spirituality, personal growth, green living and planetary transformation. Each issue also hosts an extensive review section, calendar and classified listings, plus New England's most comprehensive print directory of holistic practitioners, products and services. If you're looking for holistic information in New England, Spirit of Change is the place to find it! Call us today at 508-278-9640 for more information or email at info@spiritofchange.org.
 
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Letters to the Editor
Send your letters to editor@spiritofchange.org or fax to 508-278-9641 or mail to PO Box 405, Uxbridge, MA 01569
 
Upcoming Editorial Theme
Fall/Winter Theme: “Growing Healthy Families”
Advertising Deadline: July 31, 2018 • Issue Releases: August 27, 2018 • Issue Covers: September - February 2018
 
Editorial Guidelines
Spirit of Change accepts article submissions of 500-5000 words for review on any topic of the author's choosing that is educational or inspirational. We do not print press releases or articles of an advertorial nature which are primarily intended as a promotion for any one product, practitioner, event or therapeutic modality. No cash payment is offered for articles printed, although authors may include their professional bio and contact information at end of the article. Advertisers in Spirit of Change receive priority consideration for editorial space and review.
 
Articles are accepted on a rolling basis; no deadlines apply. All hard copies articles received at Spirit of Change, PO Box 405, Uxbridge, MA 01569 will be reviewed and acknowledged. Due to the high volume of articles emailed for review, electronic submissions may or may not be reviewed or acknowledged. Please allow ample time for response.
 
For more information please call 508-278-9640 or email carol@spiritofchange.org.
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August 14, 2018

Early morning moods may be somewhat subdued. The Libra Moon is at odds with dour Saturn. Life can feel like an unending series of chores and tests but there’s no escaping pressing needs. Do what must be done. As midday nears moods are on an upswing…
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August 2018

A fantastic shopping and educational experience for the whole family! Vendors come from New England, across the US, and many foreign countries to exhibit minerals, fossils, gemstones, jewelry,...

Cost: $8 adults, under 13 free

Where:
Eastern States Exposition
1305 Memorial Ave.
West Springfield, MA  01089
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Sponsor: LLD Productions, Inc.
Telephone: 505-867-0425
Contact Name: Regina Aumente
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Readings, healings, vendors, presentations.

Cost: Free

Where:
Hilton Garden Inn
85 Glastonbury Blvd.
South Glastonbury, CT  06066
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During the weekend of August 10-12, 2018 we will gather again at Hampshire College in Amherst, Massachusetts for the 44th Annual NOFA SC. This immersive annual gathering is an opportunity to come...

Cost: See website

Where:
Hampshire College
Amherst, MA


Sponsor: Northeast Organic Farming Association
Telephone: 774-262-7986
Contact Name: Marjorie Bailey
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August 13 - 17, 9am - 1pm Instructor: Peyton Pugmire For student entering grades 6-8 iPhones are amazing, but you know what’s even more amazing? You! During this imaginative week...

Cost: $250

Where:
Creative Spirit
80 Washington Street
Marblehead, MA  01945
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Sponsor: Creative Spirit
Telephone: 781-797-0389
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August 13 - 16 Juan Li has been teaching Daoist energy practices for the last 27 years. He has created a sequence of practices based on the I Ching, adapted to the emotional and mental...

Cost: $950 single retreat; $1650 for both retreats (8/16)

Where:
Angels’ Rest Retreat
63 North County Road
Leyden, MA  01337
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Sponsor: Tao Retreats
Telephone: 212-243-6771
Contact Name: Sharon Smith
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August 13 - 14 This fun and exciting healing workshop guarantees you valuable knowledge and powerful skills to keep you in a higher vibration of energy and flowing with infinite intelligence and...

Where:
Royal Plaza Best Western
Marlborough, MA


Sponsor: Geozuwa
Telephone: 646-606-9935
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August 13 - 21 With NLP training and master healer certification. This course is specifically designed for healers of every modality. For information call (646) 606-9935 or visit...

Where:
Marlboro, MA


Telephone: 646-606-9935
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August 14 - 24 For millennia people have entered the wilderness to encounter Spirit and seek their direction, purpose, or medicine. If you are seeking guidance and renewal, or you’re...

Cost: $1295

Where:
Somerset Lake
P.O. Box 48
Putney, VT  05346
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Sponsor: Circles of Air and Stone
Telephone: 802-387-6624
Contact Name: Sparrow Hart
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What better way to end a busy day than with a little bliss. We'll support your body right where it is today and help you to open your spine to find more movement and flexibility. Begin and end...

Cost: $18

Where:
Body Love Wellness Center
484 Bedford St
East Bridgewater, MA  02333
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Sponsor: Bliss Through Yoga
Telephone: 508-331-3564
Contact Name: Janice
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Yoga is an ancient behavioral practice that allows for the development and enhancement of mind-body skills and behavioral factors including physical functioning, self-regulation of internal...

Cost: Free

Where:
CIC Cambridge
One Broadway
Charles Conference Room, 14th Floor
Cambridge, MA  02142
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Sponsor: CIC Wellness
Telephone: 617-953-0674
Contact Name: Shakti Rowan
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Barbara Macias will present an information workshop on the benefits of essential oils. A demonstration of the oils will be included. Please RSVP at katboston@comcast.net

Cost: Free

Where:
NBA Business Center
145 Washington Street
Route 53
Norwell, MA  02061
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Sponsor: Mind Balance Hypnosis
Telephone: 339-788-1193
Contact Name: Kathryn Caruso

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Relax and restore this summer with free outdoor yoga classes on historic Rogers Field! We’re packing the lawn with yogis of all levels for yoga led by experienced practitioners from Dragonfly...

Cost: Free

Where:
Rogers Field
Devens, MA


Sponsor: Dragonfly Wellness Center
Telephone: 978-487-7181
Contact Name: Anne Ferguson
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August 16 - 19 Magnetic-harmonic vibrational therapist, Jay Emmanuel, A.K., N.S.,V.M. shares powerful energy techniques that use the forces of sounds produced by the human voice in combination...

Cost: Please see our website

Where:
Eastover Estate & Retreat Center
430 East St.
Lenox, MA  01240
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Telephone: 866-264-5139
Contact Name: Yingxing Wang
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August 16 - 19 Juan Li has been teaching Daoist energy practices for the last 27 years. He has created a sequence of practices based on the I Ching, adapted to the emotional and mental...

Cost: $950 single retreat; $1650 for both retreats (8/13)

Where:
Angels’ Rest Retreat
63 North County Road
Leyden, MA  01337
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Sponsor: Tao Retreats
Telephone: 212-243-6771
Contact Name: Sharon Smith
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Daily practice for peace, healing, Christ mindedness, meditation, awakening.

Where:
Milton, MA


Telephone: 617-696-5685
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With June Edward, “The Massachusette Medium” This is a mediumship gallery with June Edward, the “Massachusetts Medium!” Have you ever wanted to talk to someone on the...

Cost: $55 on Eventbrite, $60 at door

Where:
Plymouth Lodge AF & AM
116 S Meadow Rd
Plymouth, MA  02360
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Sponsor: June Edward “The Massachusetts Medium”
Telephone: 508-259-1231
Contact Name: June Edward
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Guide: Peyton Pugmire Ages 16+ Like meditating with a paintbrush! Escape your stress and routine and re-connect with yourself, your heart and soul - one brushstroke at a time. This fun...

Cost: $85 (includes cost of all supplies)

Where:
Creative Spirit
80 Washington Street
Marblehead, MA  01945
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Telephone: 781-797-0389
Contact Name: Peyton Pugmire
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