by Bronwyn Ison –

During the 18th century, enlightenment was a philosophical movement. It was a movement stressing the importance of reason and critical appraisal of existing ideas and social institutions. Many feel, believe, and share in enlightenment. So much that there are many books, classes, institutions, seminars, and stores available to those seeking enlightenment. Scott and Joy Meredith, Owners of Crystal Fantasy Enlightenment Center have been offering a plethora of choices to our community for more than 20 years. Always having one ambition in mind, “to spiritually uplift the community and work together towards a greater good.”

Founded in 1987, the store features merchandise from around the world and local artists. They have a wide variety of crystals, gems, minerals, natural minerals, crystal balls, amethyst geodes, tumbled stones and so much more. Crystal Fantasy also boasts a myriad of amazing art works by familiar artist. You will also be pleased by the brilliant fragrances that fill the air from their varied collection of incense and candles. Many statues, figurines, and a fairy collection also adorn their store. Music is a natural and the selection is abundant. Chakra wind chimes are also available and are a soothing and healing instrument.

Crystal Fantasy’s calendar of events keeps them well engaged within the community. The first Friday of each month is an Art Walk. The art walk features more than 30 artists from 6-9pm. Not only will you find the art delectable, healthy and tasty treats are catered for the walk as well. For those of you who desire Wellness, offered monthly is a Wellness Weekend. The upcoming schedule is Septemebr 15-16, October 20, November 17, and December 15. The entire weekend features wellness and alternative healing classes and workshops. Healers, psychics, and spiritual healers will also be in attendance. Saturday 11am-8pm ~ Sunday 11am-6pm. The third Sunday of each month features a FREE Reiki healing circle. Experience the Spiritual Sampler Weekend. Every weekend in September you will enjoy gifted healers, readers, and psychics. Saturday 11am-8pm, Sunday 11am-6pm. Each session is approximately 15 minutes and always held at Crystal Fantasy. There is no charge but love offerings are accepted.


The Annual, Palm Springs Body, Mind and Spirit Weekend will be October 6-7, 2012. The entire weekend is dedicated to wellness, alternative healing classes and workshops. You will also enjoy vendor booths, plus an expanded selection of healers, psychics, and spiritual counselors. Each $10.00 ticket goes to charity.

Along with aspiring health within the community, Crystal Fantasy motivates seekers en route to their spiritual aspirations. With all goodwill and desire they hope you find enlightenment that will lead you to your higher power.

For more information: Crystal Fantasy ~
Or information regarding the Palm Springs Body, Mind and Spirit Weekend