7 Church Street North Community

We are excited to build a community of practitioners focused on you as an individual with a joint mission to help you to “BE WELL,” a journey that includes deep listening, individualized and nurturing care, and health education.

Our beautiful newly renovated location, 7 Church Street North (1st Floor) in New Hartford CT is located just steps from the former Passiflora Cafe and Tea Room location and is easily accessible, with ample parking and a handicap ramp for easy entry.

It all begins with an amazing team of practitioners, including:

Dr. Karen Tyson, ND, MS, Naturopathic Medical Doctor, Nutritionist, Herbalist and Ayurvedic Lifestyle Practitioner

In addition to her Naturopathic Medical Practice, Dr. Tyson will be hosting various educational events and workshops at this location in New Hartford or at her home in Pleasant Valley, CT.

Alexandra Bailey LMT, Reiki Master, YT200- Craniosacral Therapy

A “New Hartford local” trained in massage and Reiki since 2015. Alex will be practicing Craniosacral Therapy and energy work here at Passiflora Holistic Health. Her passion is in energetic bodywork and the gentle techniques that bring the body into deep relaxation. By assisting the nervous system, we can help the body find its highest levels of self healing. Blending cranial sacral therapy, sound healing, aromatherapy, and therapeutic touch into each session for a relaxation experience. Alex also offers meditation, sound healing, yoga and Reiki classes.

Craniosacral Therapy works with the fluid surrounding the brain and spinal cord to release impingements on the system and assists the body to function at a higher level of balance. The fluid of the spinal cord surrounds the nerves and holds the input signals from physical injuries and accidents, emotional distress, and traumatic events that become stored within. This therapeutic technique gently releases the weight of our stresses, physical, mental and emotional and resets the nervous system. It can assist with physical pain, PTSD, headaches, TMJ disorders, system regulation, stress reduction and cognitive function.

Reiki is a hands on healing modality to release energetic blockages and recharge the body, mind and spirit. Reiki can reduce stress and tension, lower blood pressure and heart rate, help with anxiety, depression, and insomnia, boost the immune system, and enhance mental peace and clarity, creating a feeling of overall well being.

Alex is available Thursdays from 11-6pm at the 7 Church Street North Location. Please call or email to schedule an appointment. 860-782-1380; Heathenheart13@gmail.com.

Randi Camirand, MA, LPC- Therapist

From Randi:

I love to help clients process and release old traumas and limiting beliefs! My approach to therapy is holistic, trauma informed, and gentle. We may not always be able to change what is going on in our environment, but we can change the way it affects us. I use powerful mind-body-emotion based techniques to help (and teach) clients to:

  • Identify blocks
  • Recognize and release limiting beliefs, patterns, habits
  • Gently process and release old and recent traumas
  • Reduce daily stress
  • Reduce emotional over-reactivity
  • Reduce pain and physical symptoms of illness
  • Move toward goals

My practice is informed by a unique blend of EMDR, EFT (tapping), CBT, and parts work. It is also influenced by professional training in yoga, yoga philosophy, pranayama/breathwork, chanting, meditation, massage therapy, Reiki and Pranic Healing. Most importantly, I am committed to a daily practice which supports me in mind-body-spirit. The universe wants you to heal and expand into your fullest potential.

It would be my honor to support you on your journey.

Practice Tip:
Affirm all day long, “Day by Day, in Every Way, I am Getting Better and Better.” —Émile Coué

Telehealth and in-person  availability

Sharon Fortier, LMT- Arvigo Uterine Massage Therapist

Sharon Fortier is a licensed massage therapist with 26 years of experience.  Specializing in Arvigo Techniques of Mayan Abdominal Massage™, allows Sharon to bring her passion for the Sacred Feminine front and center in her work. Reconnecting women to their wombs and the seat of their power is a deep honor for her. She is devoted to the belief that it is time for each of us to arrive at our own empowered truth. Working from that tenant, she is prepared to weave together countless hours of experience with physical, energetic and spiritual modalities to guide you on your path. Using time tested and scientifically researched practices handed down from Don Elijio Panti,  a Mayan Medicine man, and Rosita Arvigo, Sharon will share healing practices that bring your body into balance so your natural healing system can function optimally. It is with great pleasure that Sharon blends her love of nature, plants and divine feminine archetypes in her massage and coaching practice.


The Arvigo Techniques of Mayan Abdominal Massage™ are founded on an ancient Maya technique of abdominal massage. This technique is performed externally by gently guiding and supporting organs back into their proper position, allowing for improved functioning and optimal health and wellness. Arvigo™ therapy is best known for addressing misalignment or congestion in the reproductive organs as well as many common digestive disorders. The techniques effectively relieve tissue congestion and organ constriction to improve the vital flows of energy, blood, lymph, and nerves in the abdomen. The work addresses and can release energetic and emotional tension in the abdomen. This assists to prevent the progression of chronic disease symptomatology, while improving the body's ability for self repair and balance.

Teas, Tinctures and Curated Supplement

Our front room is stocked with over 100 organic bulk herbs, seasonally curated Passiflora cafe and tea room tea blends and Doctor-curated supplements. During our business hours or before or after your  appointment, you are welcome to spend time in our community gathering room enjoying a cup of tea. I also have a fully stocked tincture apothecary to blend custom herbal tinctures, as well as housing my favorite flower essences, essential oils and homeopathic remedies.

Christie Caters and Passiflora Commercial Kitchen

We will also be offering up a weekly menu of soups, broths and juices that you can pre-order,  prepared in our beautiful commercial kitchen located in Pleasant Valley by Christie Caters. Look for the arrival of a weekly menu to pre-order your favorite soups, broths and juices, for pick up at 7 Church Street North in New Hartford.

Food is Medicine and this will make it a lot easier for you to include organic, seasonal delicious food in your wellness journey.

We are very excited to grow this community and evolve to your needs. We are honored to be here.

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