Marcel and Erin Touponse have been married for over 17 years. They each have unique gifts that they offer to the Hartford Community and surrounding areas.
Marcel Touponse is a chef who runs food operations at Hands on Hartford. He is a ServSafe certified instructor offering classes on Mondays through Academy Food Service Consulting. Food scarcity is a hot button for Marcel, as he regularly provides community meals for working families in and around Hartford, CT. He is a leader and a trainer, organizing hundreds of kitchen volunteers who assist him with Hands on Hartford catering and cafe operations.
Marcel’s passion is vegan cooking, as both he and Erin are vegans. Vo2Go is their brainchild and provides a new spin on healthy, kind, sustainable eating. This vegan gourmet food will be sold at the Metaphysical Market in June.
Erin Touponse, owner of Mystic Healing Reiki, is a Reiki Master Healer, Intuitive Card Reader and Meditation Instructor based in Old Wethersfield, CT.
She began her journey at a young age, being introduced to meditation by her Aunt at the age of ten. When she was nineteen she did her first 10-day meditation sit at Dhamma Dhara-Vipassana Meditation Center in Shelburne, MA.
It was also at this time that she was given her first tarot deck; a deck she still uses today for intuitive readings.
A few years ago, she went through a “spiritual awakening” of a sort while vacationing at the ocean in New Jersey. She saw a bright light open in the sky and true purpose flowed down through her. Following that experience, Erin has re-committed to light work as a true life purpose.
It is her wish to help all beings find peace, true direction and an end to suffering.
Marcel and Erin decided to host the Metaphysical Marketplace in hopes that bringing together like-minded individuals might help light the way for others who are looking for alternative ways to find happiness, peace and health in this life.