Natural Awakenings Calendar Listings for November, 2014 in Westchester, Putnam and Dutchess, NY

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UPCOMING EVENTS

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SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 1

HypnoBirthing – Registration open for childbirth preparation called HypnoBirthing. Five week series beginning first week of December for babies due January through March. Info: GentleBeginningsMidwiferyNY.com

Awaken the Healer Within – 1-4pm. With Katonah energy healing practitioner, Laura Malfa. Learn to powerfully sense and shift energy using energy based techniques, breath work, meditation and sound. $65. Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 236 S Bedford Rd. Rte 172, Mt Kisco. 914.236.4503. Register online: StarvisionsCommunity.org.

Pre-Natal Partners Workshop – 2-4pm. With Allison Schleck. Expectant mothers, fathers, partners and friends are invited to learn partner postures, labor prep and breathing techniques. No yoga experience necessary. $60/couple. Quest Yoga Arts,11-13 E Main St, Mt Kisco. 914.241.9642. QuestYogaArts.com.

SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 2

108 Sun Salutations – 8:30-9:45am. 11/2, 11/9, 11/16, 11/23 & 11/30. With Gabrielle Semel. A guided practice through this traditional series to honor the Sun, and build the qualities of Strength and Perseverance. Donation. Inner Balance Studio, 1072 Rt. 311, Patterson. 845.878.7800.

Meditation for Daily Life – 10:30-11:30am. All levels. Sitting and walking meditation practice with a group of like-minded people. Learn and practice techniques for gaining mental strength, stability and clarity. $15. Mt Kisco. Info: TheCenterForHealthAndHealing.net.

Yoga for Osteoporosis – 11am-2pm. With Dr. Loren Fishman. Learn safe and effective postures for those with osteoporosis or with bone density concerns. $145. Riverstone Yoga, Tarrytown. 914.332.9642. RiverstoneYoga.com.

Guided Trail Experience – Nov 2, 9, 23, 30. 11:30am. All ages. Discover who left that track, which tree makes the best animal home or which mushrooms make the best dinner. 45-min. Free. GNC, Scarsdale. Info: 914.723.3470. GreenburghNatureCenter.org.

Core Principles of Pilates – 12:30-2:30pm. With Kate Petagine.  A pre-requisite to mat Pilates class, a workshop teaching the combination of concentration, control, center, fluidity, precision and breath. $25. Pre-register only: 845.878.7800. InnerBalanceStudio.org.

Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction Meditation Workshop – 1-5pm. With Dr. Patricia Bloom. Learn and practice seated and walking meditation and other techniques to reduce anxiety, tension and other symptoms of stress. $60. Rivertown Center for Yoga & Health, 343 Dobbs Ferry. Info, Beth Bierko: 914.384.9983. RivertownYoga.com.

Working with Angels, Merlin and the Higher Self – 4-6pm. StarVisions sponsors author, Margaret Doner LMT. Angelic channel shares how to work with the angelic realm to reach one’s potential. Chapel at Croton Falls, 609 Rte 22. 914.236.4503. Register online: StarvisionsCommunity.org.

MONDAY, NOVEMBER 3

Psychic Development Circle – 7pm. A supportive and loving group to develop and enhance one’s psychic abilities. $15 suggested donation. Hands Of Serenity Healing, 1129 Main St, Fishkill. Register:845.896.1915. HandsOfSerenityHealing.com.

Yoga for Back Care Workshop – 7-9pm. Learn yoga poses and other techniques to maintain a healthy spine and relieve back stress. $25. Rivertown Center for Yoga & Health, 343 Dobbs Ferry. Info, Beth Bierko: 914.384.9983. RivertownYoga.com.

TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 4

Kids’ Yoga – 4:30-5:15pm. Tuesdays, 11/4-12/16. With Alice Sipple. Playful themes, breathing techniques, and postures will be explored. Children ages 5-7 welcome. 6 classes. $60 member/$72 non-member. Pre-register: 845. 896.5678; allsporthealthandfitness.com.

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 5

Adult Guided Channeling/Meditation Group – 9:30-10:30am. With Merrill Black, LCSW/Reiki Master. Unique theme, meditation, group discussion. The Temperance Center, 453 White Plains Rd, Ste 203, Eastchester. Info: 914.793.2600. TheTemperanceCenter.com.

The Trampoline Effect: Staying In Touch With Your Competent Confident Self – 6:30-8:30pm. 3 class course – 11/ 5, 11/12, & 11/19. Learn how to nurture and access self-confidence with the Trampoline Effect at Hastings High School, 27 Farragut Ave, Hastings-on-Hudson. $60 Sign up through Intervillage Continuing Education, sunywcc.edu/Intervillage.

Introduction to Mindfulness Meditation – 7-8:15pm. Four-week series. Beginners-intermediate. Learn appropriate posture and meditation techniques. Tibetan Buddhist meditation lineage. Sitting and walking meditation, contemplative meditations are taught. Dharma books and teachings discussed. Space limited. $100 four classes. $30 single class. Mt Kisco. TheCenterForHealthAndHealing.net.

Kinesthetic Ball Work – 7-9pm. With Piki Houde. Guided release technique which involves lying on rubber balls to self-massage tight areas and create freedom of movement and new self-awareness. All levels. $35 preregistered. $40 door. Quest Yoga Arts,11-13 E Main St, Mt Kisco. Register: 914.241.9642. QuestYogaArts.com.

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 6

Staying Healthy All Winter Long With Herbs – 6:30-8:30pm. Learn simple ways to employ herbal allies to maintain health and thrive all season long. CE-HLTH 2063QV. Dobbs Ferry HS. $35. K Gordineer #84907. Westchester Community College. 914.606.6800.

Gong Meditation – 7:30-8:30pm. Relax to the healing and restorative sounds of the gong. Experience a sense of calm and inner tranquility. 223 Katonah Ave, Katonah. 914.232.3473. GoldenTempleYoga.com.

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 7

Expressive Arts Group – With Stephanie Buck. Ongoing group now forming. Individualized exploration and use of painting, drawing, clay work, authentic movement, sounding and writing within a safe and supportive environment. No experience needed. Yellow Door Studios 1 North St, Hastings-on-Hudson. Info: Stephanie 914.478.4200.

Reiki Master Practitioner and Reiki Master Teacher Training – Nov 7-9. Ready to take personal Reiki practice to the next level? Registration closes Oct 24. Prerequisite of one year Reiki practice at Level ll. Hands of Serenity Healing, 1129 Main St, Fishkill. Register: 845.896.1915. HandsOfSerenityHealing.com.

Parenting Workshop – Nov 7, Dec 5 & Jan 9. 10-11:30am. Presented by Dr Kristy M Vanacore and Ridvan Foxhall. Parents of newborns-toddlers: three-part parenting workshop. The importance of play and nature in developing successful children. $300 series. 334 Underhill Ave, 3C, Yorktown Hts. Register: 914.497.8006.

Tasting Event at Get Juiced – 4-6pm. Owner Margarita Carreras hosts event to launch their healthy boxed meals for busy individuals. Get Juiced, 8 Market St., Red Hook. Info: 845.835.8402, GetJuicedAmerica.com.

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 8

Soul Painting: Art & Yoga – 9am-5pm. Kundalini yoga and creative expression. All levels. No art experience necessary. $90. 223 Katonah Ave, Katonah. 914.232.3473. GoldenTempleYoga.com.

Preschool Yoga – 10:30-11:15am. Saturdays, 11/8-12/20. With Alice Sipple. Playful themes, breathing techniques, and postures will be explored. Children ages 2-4 with adult. 6 classes. $60 member/$72 non-member. Pre-register: 845. 896.5678; allsporthealthandfitness.com.

Gluten-Free Holiday Tasting – 12-3pm. Storewide at Whole Foods Market in Yonkers. Free. Westchester’s Ridge Hill, 1 Ridge Hill Blvd. Info: 914.378.8090. WholeFoodsMarket.com.

Intro to Yoga Workshop – 2-4pm. With Tori Cronk. Wanting to try yoga? Attend a two-hour workshop breaking down Vinyasa yoga into fundamental basics. No experience necessary. $20. Riverstone Yoga, Tarrytown. 914.332.9642. RiverstoneYoga.com.

Sita’s Light Kirtan – 7:30-9pm. Beautiful traditional devotional songs and deeply moving trance mantras led by Sita Miriam Zernis, Suan Armstrong and Fumio Taniguchi. $25 advance. $30 door. Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 236 S Bedford Rd. Rte 172, Mt Kisco. 914.236.4503. Register online: StarvisionsCommunity.org.

SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 9

The Hastings Flea – 10am-4pm. Curated craft and vintage market featuring the best local artisans and vendors in lower Hudson Valley. Live music, food trucks, vintage clothing and furniture, fun family-friendly activities and more. Info: HastingsFlea.com.

Angel Healing & Sound Healing Workshop – 11am-1pm. With Katie Ciriello. $35. 1511 Rte 22, Brewster. RSPV, Synchronicity: 845.363.1765, SynchronicityNY.com.

Reiki 1 Training – 12:30-6:30pm. Receive attunements in Reiki energy, learn history, hand positions and how to use Reiki for self-care and for others. $195 includes manual. Rivertown Center for Yoga & Health, 343 Dobbs Ferry. Info/registration required, Beth Bierko: 914.384.9983. RivertownYoga.com.

Yoga Inversion Workshop – 2-4pm. With Julia Zern. Take the practice to the next level, building inversions from the ground up. $25 members/$40 non-members. Pre-register: 845. 896.5678; allsporthealthandfitness.com.

Brett Bevell’s Energy Healing for Everyone – 2-5pm. Learn this ancient essence inspired energy healing technique, receive the healing and be empowered to teach it to others. Early bird special $75 by Nov 2. $85 thereafter. Mt Kisco. TheCenterForHealthAndHealing.net.

MONDAY, NOVEMBER 10

Adult Guided Channeling/Meditation Group – 7:15-8:15pm. With Merrill Black, LCSW/Reiki Master. Unique theme, guided meditation, group discussion. The Temperance Center, 453 White Plains Rd, Ste 203, Eastchester. Info: 914.793.2600. TheTemperanceCenter.com.

TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 11

Putnam County Over 40 Females Professional Women’s Networking Group – 6-8pm. 2nd Tues. Get empowered, connected and inspired. Make great connections and meet new friends. Free for members, $25 nonmembers. Info: 914.260.3171. Over40Females.com.

Spirit Communication Night – 7pm. With Psychic Medium Priscilla Keresey. Great meal and messages from loved ones in the afterlife. $50/ticket for dinner, readings, and Q&A. Ciro’s Restaurant, 115 Secor Rd, Mahopac. Register: 845.628.5888. APracticalPsychic.com.

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 12

Stitch n Bitch – 5-9pm. BYO yarn, needle and friends for a fun night out. $10 min purchase. Beer, wine, food available. On-going group. The Freight House Café, 609 Rte, Mahopac. 845.628.1872. TheFreightHouseCafe.com.

Acupuncture 101: A Beginner’s Guide to Chinese Medicine – 6:30-7:30pm. With Margaret Steele. Free. Space limited. Reserve: 914.772.4589. Classical Acupuncture & Aromatherapy, 25 North Division St, Peekskill. Info: AcupuncturePeekskill.com.

Sustainable Westchester: What’s The Plan For Green Economic Development? – 7pm. Meet the leaders and learn about initiatives to turn environmental challenges into opportunities. Sierra Club, NWEAC and SWEAC. Free. Greenburgh Nature Center. 914.723.3470. GreenburghNatureCenter.org.

Vision & Success in School – 7-8:45pm. As many as 25 percent of children have vision problems that keep them from reaching their potential. Learn more. Free. Dr Samantha Slotnick, 495 Central Park Ave, Ste 301, Scarsdale. RSVP, Jane or Joelle: 914.874.1177. DrSlotnick.com.

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 13

Fathers Only Support Group – 7-9pm. Stop by and chat with Dads in the same situation. Free Event. Beer, wine, food available. On-going group. The Freight House Café, 609 Rte, Mahopac. 845.628.1872. TheFreightHouseCafe.com.

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 14

Coming Back to Center: An Artful Rediscovery of our Positive Core Self – 6-9pm. With Joyce Bellish. Guided imagery meditation, art-making and exploration to tap into innate creativity. No art experience necessary. $45 plus $15 materials fee. Quest Yoga Arts, Mt Kisco. Sign-up: 914.241.9642. QuestYogaArts.com.

Archangel Workshop – 7-9pm. With Shaman Elka Boren. Readings and healings also available Nov 14-Nov 18. $35. 1511 Rte 22, Brewster. RSPV, Synchronicity: 845.363.1765, SynchronicityNY.com.

Tibetan Singing Bowl Sound Healing & Meditation – 7-9pm. Relax and heal. $20 before Nov 12. $25 door. 223 Katonah Ave, Katonah. 914.232.3473. GoldenTempleYoga.com.

Adult Guided Channeling Meditation Group – 7:15-8:15pm. With Merrill Black, LCSW/Reiki Master. Unique theme, meditation, group discussion. $15. The Temperance Center, 453 White Plains Rd, Ste 203, Eastchester. Info: 914.793.2600. TheTemperanceCenter.com.

Yoga Nidra – 7:15-8:30pm. With John DeJulio, RYT and Alma Pink, LMT, RYT.  Restore, replenish, renew with a guided practice of breath and systematic relaxation. $17. Inner Balance Studio, Patterson. 845.878.7800. InnerBalanceStudio.org.

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 15

2014 Vanguard Conference – 11/15 & 11/16. David Perlmutter, MD and other leading experts discuss innovative approaches to integrative and holistic medicine. One- or two-day options. Mohonk Mountain House, New Paltz. Info: 914.393.0513.

1 Year Anniversary Celebration for bodyART – 10-11am. With Diane Graziosa. Live Drumming and light refreshments/desserts. Space is limited. The Temperance Center. Call to register: 914.793.2600.

Everyday Shamanism with Deep Arrow Woman – 11am-5pm. First of three Fall workshops offering experiential teachings on the mysteries of solar cycles, sacred directions and elements. $125. Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 236 S Bedford Rd, Rte 172, Mt Kisco. Register: 914.236.4503. StarvisionsCommunity.org.

Harvest Fest Tasting Celebration – 12-3pm. At Whole Foods Market in Yonkers. Free. Westchester’s Ridge Hill, 1 Ridge Hill Blvd. Info: 914.378.8090. WholeFoodsMarket.com.

Yoga for Runners – 2-4pm. Gives special focus to hamstrings, hips, and breathing, valuable addition to cross-training. Improve flexibility, endurance, core strength, tone, balance, posture, focus.  $25/advance; $30/day of. Riverstone Yoga, Tarrytown. 914.332.YOGA. RiverstoneYoga.com.

Ubaka Hill Drumming Workshop – 2-6pm. The art and spirit of drumming, rhythm and resonance of transformation. Space limited. $140. Early bird $125 by Nov 8. Group rate available. Mt Kisco. Info: TheCenterForHealthAndHealing.net.

Sacred Fire Ceremony with Deep Arrow Woman – 5pm. Outdoor ceremony fosters community, reconnects one to the earth and unleashes the power of fire to transform actions into prayer and prayer into reality. Donation. Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 236 S Bedford Rd. Rte 172, Mt Kisco.

SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 16

Meditation for Daily Life – 10:30-11:30am. Sitting and walking meditation practice with a wonderful group of like-minded people. All levels. Learn and practice techniques for gaining mental strength, stability and clarity. $15. Mt Kisco. Info: TheCenterForHealthAndHealing.net.

Community Yoga – 12-1:15pm. With Robin Cohen, RYT 500.  Approachable from any level, admission by donation of personal care products for the Pawling Community Resource Center. 845.878.7800. InnerBalanceStudio.org.

Raw “Cooking” Workshop – 2-4pm. Roxanne Gamory, holistic chef, provides delicious samples and offers health benefits of eating raw and incorporating simple recipes into diet. $45. Riverstone Yoga, Tarrytown. 914.332.9642. RiverstoneYoga.com.

Restorative Yoga Workshop – 4-6pm. With Karla Diamond. Relaxing yet powerful practice. Release deeply held tensions, calm the nervous system, strengthen the immune system and increase self-awareness. $25 preregistered. $30 day of. Quest Yoga Arts, 11-13 E Main St, Mt Kisco. Register: 914.241.9642. QuestYogaArts.com.

TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 18

Westchester Holistic Network – 8-10am. It’s not just for practitioners. Friendly people, compelling speakers. Kristin Prevallet on “What is hypnosis and why does it work?” Free to members; $10 non-members. Panera Bread Company, One North Broadway, White Plains. WestchesterHolisticNetwork.org.

Evening Satsang – 7-8:30pm. With Prem Sadasivananda. Meditation, chanting and a talk on meditation as the key to inner life. $20. Rivertown Center for Yoga & Health, 343 Dobbs Ferry. Info, Beth Bierko: 914.384.9983. RivertownYoga.com.

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 19

Adult Guided Channeling/Meditation Group – 9:30-10:30am. With Merrill Black, LCSW/Reiki Master. Unique theme, meditation, group discussion. The Temperance Center, 453 White Plains Rd, Ste 203, Eastchester. Info: 914.793.2600. TheTemperanceCenter.com.

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 20

MicroBirth Film Showing – 6 pm. A look at the effects of modern childbirth on the human biome. Free, Carmel location.  Information: GentleBeginningsMidwiferyNY.com.

A Legal Look at Vaccine Safety and Efficacy – 7:30pm. Holistic Mom’s hosts Susan Lee, attorney and founder of Know Your Vaccines, LLC and member of Vaccine Injury Justice Center. Rye Free Reading Room, 1061 Boston Post Rd, Rye.

Gong Meditation – 7:30-8:30pm. Relax to the healing and restorative sounds of the gong. Experience a sense of calm and inner tranquility. 223 Katonah Ave, Katonah. 914.232.3473. GoldenTempleYoga.com.

Friday, November 21

8th Annual Healers Gala & Wellness Weekend – 11/21-11/23. Hosted by Derek Senior ND and Dorette Lewis-Senior ND. Weekend includes Healers Gala, Healing Circle, Airborne Jazz band, nature tour, seminars, spa services, and movie. Dolce Hotel, Norwalk, CT. Register: drs2health.com/events, 203.374.5309.

Expressive Arts Group – With Stephanie Buck. Ongoing group now forming. Individualized exploration and use of painting, drawing, clay work, authentic movement, sounding and writing within a safe and supportive environment. No experience needed. Yellow Door Studios 1 North St, Hastings-on-Hudson. Info: Stephanie 914.478.4200.

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 22

Monthly Teen Guided Mediation Group – 9:30-10:30am. With Merrill Black, LCSW/Reiki Master. Ages 13-17. Unique theme. $15. The Temperance Center, 453 White Plains Rd, Ste 203, Eastchester. Info: 914.793.2600. TheTemperanceCenter.com.

Fishkill Cares for Cats – 12-4:30pm. A community event organized by the Fishkill Animal Alliance with music, face painting, food, humane education information, exhibitors, and raffles. Fishkill Town Hall, 807 Route 52, Fishkill. Info: soundearth.com/FishkillCares or call 845.489.2378.

New Moon Gathering – 7-8:30pm. Make the most of the coming lunar cycle. Guided meditations and ritual facilitated by astrologer Pamela Cucinell; bring a notebook. $20 members/$25 non-members, Wainwright House, Rye Register: 914.967.6080.

Live Music at The Freight House Café – 7-11pm. $10 min purchase. Beer, wine, food available. 609 Rte, Mahopac. Info: 845.628.1872. TheFreightHouseCafe.com.

SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 23

Awaken Fair Tarrytown – 10am-5pm. Biggest, longest-running body-mind-spirit-green expo north of NYC. Can pre-book with healers and readers online. Admission: $10/online; $15/door. DoubleTree Hotel, 455 S. Broadway (Rte. 9), Tarrytown. Info: AwakenFair.com or 914.422.1784.

MONDAY, NOVEMBER 24

StarVisions Healing Circle – 7pm Connecting wisdom and energy principles to one’s life. Experience deep energy healing in group setting with Anne Bentzen, Reiki Master Teacher. Max 18 participants. $25. Students $15. Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 236 S Bedford Rd, Mt Kisco. Preregister: 914.588.4079.

Adult Guided Channeling/Meditation Group – 7:15-8:15pm. With Merrill Black, LCSW/Reiki Master. Unique theme, meditation, group discussion. $15. The Temperance Center, 453 White Plains Rd, Ste 203, Eastchester. Info: 914.793.2600. TheTemperanceCenter.com.

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 28

Faerie Friday – 1pm/Faerie Wands; 2:30pm/Faerie Treasure Boxes & 4pm/Corn Husk Faeries A tradition in our space. Skip the chaotic mall. Spend the day doing faerie wonderful crafts. Classes designed for faerie fans of all ages. $10/class. All three $25. Hands of Serenity Healing, 1129 Main St, Fishkill. Register: 845.895.1915. HandsOfSerenityHealing.com.

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 29

Reiki 1 & 2 – 9am-5pm. With Marcus Feighery, Reiki Master. $275/pp for both Reiki 1 & 2. 1511 Rte 22, Brewster. RSPV, Synchronicity: 845.363.1765, SynchronicityNY.com.

SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 30

Psychic Sunday – 12-6pm. Dollar a minute readings. Walk-in basis. Readers will be donating half of their fees to help make the holidays brighter for a local family. Hands of Serenity Healing, 1129 Main St, Fishkill. Info: 845.896.1915. HandsOfSerenityHealing.com.

 

Natural Awakenings Calendar Listings for October, 2014 in Westchester, Putnam and Dutchess, NY

Cover-Oct-2014-medFor additional event listings, updates and changes, visit our online calendar.

Visit www.WakeUpNaturally.com to connect with us on Facebook and Twitter.

UPCOMING EVENTS

Please call ahead to confirm event details.

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 1

Introduction to Mindfulness Meditation – 7-8:15pm. Four-week series or drop-in. Tibetan Buddhist Meditation lineage. Sitting and walking meditation and contemplative meditations are taught. Dharma books and teachings are discussed. $100 four-classes. $30 single class. Mt Kisco. TheCenterForHealthAndHealing.net.

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 3

The Crystal Path to Healing & Self KnowledgeWorking – 6:30-8:30pm. Melissa Merendino. $35. Synchronicity, 1511 Rte 22, Brewster. Register: 845.363.1765. SynchronicityNY.com.

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 4

Ahimsa Yoga And Music Festival – Oct 4-5. Two-day festival celebrating yoga and music in the Catskills that promotes traditional and emerging yoga styles and provides access to emerging conscious companies. Windham Mountain Resort. Info: AhimsaYogaFestival.com.

Yoga/Dream-Writing Retreat for Mamas – 8-11am. Deeply nourishing yoga session, meditation, art, a dream writing Session, organic kale, drinks and snacks. $70. Intuitive Living, Larchmont. 914.434.0636, intuitivelivingny.com.

Fall Festival at Harvest Moon – 10am-5pm, Oct 4-5, 11-13, 18-19 & 25-26. Fun-filled day at the farm; pumpkin patch, hayrides, wine tastings, farm animals, live music, apples, hot cider, cider doughnuts and more. Harvest Moon Farm & Orchard, 130 Hardscrabble Rd., North Salem. Info: 914.485.1210. harvestmoonfarmandorchard.com.

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 5

40 Day Sadhana for Prosperity – Oct 5-Nov 13. With Siri Brahma Kaur. A Prosperity Kria, to deepen connection with true self, while in “Sadh Sangat,” the company of people who inspire and uplift each other. 223 Katonah Ave, Katonah. 914.232.3473. GoldenTempleYoga.com.

20th Annual Support-A-Walk by Support Connection – 9am. An inspiring three-mile walkathon held to bring attention to the needs of people living with breast and ovarian cancer. FDR Park, Yorktown Hts. Info 914.962.6402. SupportConnection.org.

Harvest Fest 2014 – 10am-3pm. Live music, a farmer’s market with delicious seasonal fare, hayrides, square dancing, farm food demos and more. Stone Barns Center, 630 Bedford Rd, Pocantico Hills. Tickets required. 914.366.6200. StoneBarnsCenter.org.

Awaken Wellness Fair – 10am-5pm. Popular body-mind-spirit-green expos, with speakers, healers and intuitive readers and over 100 exhibitors. Double Tree by Hilton Hotel, 2117 NJ Rte. 4, Fort Lee NJ. Info: AwakenFair.com.

Fall Festival at Harvest Moon – 10am-5pm, also Oct 11-13, 18-19 & 25-26. Fun-filled day at the farm; pumpkin patch, hayrides, wine tastings, farm animals, live music, apples, hot cider, cider doughnuts and more. Harvest Moon Farm & Orchard, 130 Hardscrabble Rd., North Salem. Info: 914.485.1210. harvestmoonfarmandorchard.com.

Meditation for Daily Life – 10:30-11:30am. Sitting and walking meditation practice with a group of like-minded people. All levels. Learn and practice techniques for gaining mental strength, stability and clarity. $15. Mt Kisco. Info: TheCenterForHealthAndHealing.net.

Core Principles of Pilates – 12:30-2:30pm. With Kate Petagine. Beginner’s workshop and prerequisite to the group Pilates classes. Preregistration required. $25. Inner Balance Studio, 1072 Rte 311, Patterson. 845.878.7800.

MONDAY, OCTOBER 6

Psychic Development Circle – 7pm. Learn to develop and enhance psychic abilities. $15 suggested donation. Hands Of Serenity Healing, 1129 Main St, Fishkill. Register: 845.896.1915. HandsOfSerenityHealing.com.

Osteoporosis Awareness Group Meeting – 7-8:30pm. Topic: Safe Walking for Strong Bones. With Shari Silverstein, Osteoporosis Prevention and Education Program. Free. Burke Rehabilitation Hospital Bldg. #4, 785 Mamaroneck Ave, White Plains. Info: 914.260.9339.

TUESDAY OCTOBER 7

Introduction to Mindfulness Meditation – 11am-12:15pm. Four-week series or drop-in. Learn appropriate posture and meditation techniques. Tibetan Buddhist Meditation lineage. Sitting and walking meditation and contemplative meditations are taught. Dharma books and teachings are discussed. $100 four-classes. $30 single class. Mt Kisco. TheCenterForHealthAndHealing.net.

Free Lecture: Acupuncture 101 – 6:30pm. A beginner’s guide to Chinese medicine, presented by Licensed Acupuncturist, Margaret Steele. Reservations recommended. 25 N Division St, Peekskill. 914.772.4589. SteeleNeedlesAcupuncture.com.

Discover BodyTalk. Give Your Body A Voice – 7-9pm. The body has an innate wisdom. Learn about this revolutionary new approach to injury, illness, relationships and life. Free. Intuitive Living, Larchmont. 914.685.1528, intuitivelivingny.com.

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 8

Adult Guided Channeling Meditation Group – 9:30-10:30am. With Merrill Black, LCSW/Reiki Master. Unique theme, meditation, group discussion. $15. The Temperance Center, 453 White Plains Rd, Ste 203, Eastchester. 914.793.2600. TheTemperanceCenter.com.

Deepening Our Roots: The Evolution of Kripalu Yoga – 2-5:30pm. Teacher trainers Brahmani Liebman and Jashoda Edmunds offer a workshop in Kripalu yoga to teachers and dedicated students. $65 if registered by Sept 30. $75 thereafter. The Rivertown Center for Yoga & Health, 343 Broadway, Dobbs Ferry. 914.674.0919. RivertownYoga.com.

Vision & Success in School – 7-8:45pm. As many as 25 percent of children have vision problems that keep them from reaching their potential. Learn more. Free. Dr Samantha Slotnick, 495 Central Park Ave, Ste 301, Scarsdale. RSVP Jane or Joelle: 914.874.1177. DrSlotnick.com.

2014 Sharon Salzberg Lecture on Lovingkindness – 7-9pm. NY Times Best-selling author and Buddhist Meditation Teacher offers teachings and guided meditation in lovingkindness. The Rivertown Center for Yoga & Health, 343 Broadway, Dobbs Ferry. 914.674.0919. RivertownYoga.com.

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 9

Tarot Study Group – 7:30-9:30pm Learn more about the cards and oneself. For readers of all levels. $15. Hands of Serenity Healing, 1129 Main St, Fishkill. Register: 845.896.1915. HandsOfSerenityHealing.com.

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 10

Hearts 4 Heroes Fundraiser – 7pm. Benefit to raise funds for the care and training of the Hearts 4 Heroes rescue dogs, as well as, travel and lodging for the veterans in the program. $150. Le Chateau, S Salem. Info: 914.433.1505.

Archangel Workshop – 7-9pm. With Shaman Elka Boren. $35. Also, private readings and healings available from Oct 10-14. Synchronicity, 1511 Ret 22, Brewster. Register: 845.363.1765. SynchronicityNY.com.

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 11

Soul Painting: Art & Yoga – 9am-5pm. Join Hardev Kaur and Siri Brahma Kaur. Workshop combines creativity and art with Kundalini Yoga. Yoga allows a deep connection within, followed by art, giving space for creative expression. All fitness levels. No art experience necessary. $90. 223 Katonah Ave, Katonah. 914.232.3473, GoldenTempleYoga.com.

Return to Bone Power: Yoga and Lifestyle Essentials for Skeletal Strength – 12:30-2:30pm. With Rev Nadiya Nottingham. A comprehensive guide to diet, exercise, yoga and several easy to implement lifestyle enhancements. $40. Inner Balance Studio, 1072 Rte 311, Patterson. 845.878.7800.

Backyard: Composting 101 – 1-3pm. With Sarah Groat. Discover how to make and use nutrient-rich compost to feed the garden and landscape. $20pp ages 12 and up. Stone Barns Center, 630 Bedford Rd, Pocantico Hills. 914.366.6200. StoneBarnsCenter.org.

For Your Sake & For The Sake Of Your Children – 2-5pm. With Judith Barr. Brookfield, CT. Unique workshop for parents. Registration and payment must be received by Oct 7. Info/register: 203.775.5006.

Sunday, October 12

Fall Festival at Greenburgh Nature Center – 11am-3pm. Enjoy a fun-filled day to celebrate fall with scarecrow building, pumpkin carving, pumpkin painting, cider making, meet the animals, scavenger hunts, tractor rides, tree swing by SavATree and more. Members $8, non-members $15. 99 Dromore Road, Scarsdale Info: 914.723.3470. GreenburghNatureCenter.org.

MONDAY, OCTOBER 13

Adult Guided Channeling/Meditation Group – 7:15-8:15pm. With Merrill Black, LCSW/Reiki Master. Unique theme, guided meditation, group discussion. $15. The Temperance Center, 453 White Plains Rd, Ste 203, Eastchester. 914.793.2600. TheTemperanceCenter.com.

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 14

Putnam County Over 40 Females Professional Women’s Networking Group – 6-8pm. 2nd Tues. Get empowered, connected and inspired. Make connections and meet new friends. Free members, $25 nonmembers. Info: 914.260.3171. Over40Females.com.

Monthly Meditation Class – 7-8pm. Simple stretches, seated meditation and time for reflection. Donation. The Rivertown Center for Yoga & Health, 343 Broadway, Dobbs Ferry. 914.674.0919. RivertownYoga.com.

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 15

Pretty in Pink Networking Party – 6-8pm. Hosted by Professional Women of Putnam and Westchester to benefit Support Connection. Raffles, pink hair extensions and more. $15pp PWW/PWP members. $20pp nonmembers. Includes appetizers. Cash Bar. Augie’s Prime Cut, 3436 Lexington Ave, Mohegan Lake. Register: ProfessionalWomenofPutnam.com.

Spirit Message Circle – 7:30-9:30pm. With Medium Carla Blaha. A night connecting to Spirit. Experience healing messages. Discover how life continues after the earthly experience. $40. Soulauras, 520 N State Rd, Briarcliff. 914.941.2400.

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 17

Reiki I Class – Oct l7-18. 6-9pm/Fri. 12-5pm/Sat. Learn self-healing benefits of Reiki, history, chakras, hand positions, four attunements $150 manual/certificate, Anne Bentzen, Usui/Karuna Master, Jikiden Reiki practitioner; Armonk. Register at 914.588.4079. StarvisionsCommunity.org.

Mediumship Circle – 6:30-8:30pm. With Carla Blaha. $35. Synchronicity, 1511 Rte 22, Brewster. Register: 845.363.1765. SynchronicityNY.com.

Adult Guided Channeling Meditation Group – 7:15-8:15pm. With Merrill Black, LCSW/Reiki Master. Unique theme, meditation, group discussion. $15. The Temperance Center, 453 White Plains Rd, Ste 203, Eastchester. 914.793.2600. TheTemperanceCenter.com.

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 18

Abraham-Hicks Vortex of Attraction Workshop – 9am-1pm. With Esther Hicks. Workshop is designed to give participants more clarity and focus in life. Read descriptions and guidelines, and register, online at Abraham-Hicks.com or call 830.755.2299. $195 in advance or $245/door. Hilton Westchester, 699 Westchester Ave. Rye Brook.

Backyard Gardening: Seed Saving – 1-3pm. Learn the basics of seed types and plant breeding as Jack leads a hands-on exploration of various vegetables and flowers. Discusses their specific requirements for successful selection and preservation. $20pp, ages 12 and up. Stone Barns Center, 630 Bedford Rd, Pocantico Hills. 914.366.6200. StoneBarnsCenter.org.

Past Life Regression Workshop – 2-5pm. With Saundra “Cindy” Blum. Discover why certain people come into one’s life and the lessons meant to be learned from them. Space limited. Mt Kisco. Register: TheCenterForHealthAndHealing.net.

MindScape Workshop – 9am-6pm. Saturday & Sunday. Unlock potential. Develop the mind. Manifest talents. Tap into the powerful creative and intuitive faculties of the mind. $649/early bird. Intuitive Living, Larchmont. 914.434.0636, intuitivelivingny.com.

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 19

Finding Your Path: A Life Coaching Experiential Workshop – 10am-4pm. An Equine Interactive workshop with James Cassese, LCSW and the Equine Energetix herd. Pegasus Therapeutic Riding. Brewster. Info: 212.477.4475. EquineEnergetix.com.

Meditation for Daily Life – 10:30-11:30am. One-hour class of sitting and walking meditation practice with a group of like-minded people. All levels. Learn and practice techniques for gaining mental strength, stability and clarity. $15. Mt Kisco. Info: TheCenterForHealthAndHealing.net.

Mediumship Message Circle – 11am-1pm. With Phillip Quinn. $125. Synchronicity, 1511 Rte 22 Brewster. Info/register: 845.363.1765. SynchronicityNY.com.

Community Yoga – 12-1:15pm. With Tom Hajek. Admission by donation of personal care products for the Pawling Community Resource Center. Inner Balance Studio, 1072 Rte 311, Patterson. InnerBalanceStudio.org.

MONDAY, OCTOBER 20

Introduction to the Alexander Technique – 4-5pm. 6 Mondays, 10/20-11/24. With Karla Booth Diamond. $120/ six weeks. Seven Bridges High School in Chappaqua. Info/register: 914.649.9565. Awareness-in-Action.com.

Awaken & Ignite the Brain’s Highest Potential – 6:30-8:30pm. Learn the Higher Brain Living technique and create an energy surge to the higher brain, opening a gateway to expansive higher living. Free if preregistered. $97 door. NY Marriott Marquis, Times Square. HigherBrainLivingEvents.com/ny-expo.

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 21

Westchester Holistic Network – 8-10am. Friendly people and a compelling speaker each month. Free members. $10 nonmembers. New location: Panera Bread Company, 1 N Broadway, White Plains. Info: WestchesterHolisticNetwork.org.

Eating in Harmony with The Seasons – 6:30-8pm. With Shalini Bhargava, Empowerment Coach. Mini workshop on attuning to the changing seasons and learning how to adjust diet and awareness to bring balance and harmony within. Free. Margaret Steele Classical Acupuncture, 25 N Division St, Peekskill.

Monthly Satsang – 7-8:30pm. With Prem Sadasivananda. Meditation, chanting, Dharma talk. $20. The Rivertown Center for Yoga & Health, 343 Broadway, Dobbs Ferry. 914.674.0919. RivertownYoga.com.

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 22

Adult Guided Channeling/Meditation Group – 9:30-10:30am. With Merrill Black, LCSW/Reiki Master. Unique theme, meditation, group discussion. $15. The Temperance Center, 453 White Plains Rd, Ste 203, Eastchester. 914.793.2600. TheTemperanceCenter.com.

New Moon Gathering – 7-8:30pm. Make the most of the coming lunar cycle with guided meditations and ritual facilitated by astrologer Pamela Cucinell; bring a notebook. $20 members/$25 non-members, Wainwright House, Rye Register: 914.967.6080.

ADD Just Doesn’t Add Up – 7-8:45pm. Is it really a short attention span? Learn current facts and how to distinguish visual problems that mimic or complicate AD(H)D. Free. Dr Samantha Slotnick, 495 Central Park Ave, Ste 301, Scarsdale. RSVP, Jane or Joelle: 914.874.1177. DrSlotnick.com.

Holistic Moms Meeting – 7:30-9:30pm. Learn about Homeopathy with guest speaker, certified classical homeopath, Janice Solomon. Rye Free Reading Room, 1061 Boston Post Rd. HolisticMoms.org.

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 24

Electronic Voice Phenomenon – 6:30-8:30pm. With Barry Piro. $25. Synchronicity, 1511 Rte 22, Brewster. Register: 845.363.1765. SynchronicityNY.com.

Introduction to the Alexander Technique – 7-8:15pm. Four Thursdays. With Karla Booth Diamond. Quest Yoga Arts, 113 Main St, Mount Kisco. Info: 914.649.9565. Awareness-in-Action.com.

Workshop with Gurunam Singh – 7-9pm. Join special guest teacher, Gurunam Singh, as he leads a special workshop, incorporating Kirtan and Kundalini Yoga. All levels. $35. 223 Katonah Ave, Katonah. 914.232.3473. GoldenTempleYoga.com.

Tibetan Singing Bowls Sound Healing – 7:30-9pm. With Beth Mullin (Amrit Sadhana Kaur) CHTP, IKYTA. Experience chakra clearing, balancing and alignment as sound energetically shifts into a higher vibration. Trained by Master Sound Healer from Nepal. $30. Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 236 S Bedford Rd, Rte 172, Mt Kisco. 914.236.4503. Register: StarvisionsCommunity.org.

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 25

Corrected Date: Reiki Level 1 Certification – 10am-5pm. Full day training with gifted teacher and healer, Lori Jo Siegel. Learn the most popular and widely recognized form of energy healing. Level 2 will be approximately 30-days later and Master level will be held in early 2015. Early bird price offered. Info: TheCenterForHealthAndHealing.net.

Reiki 1 & 2 – 9am-5pm. With Marcus Feighery, Reiki Master. $275pp for both Reiki 1 and 2. Synchronicity, 1511 Rte 22, Brewster. Register: 845.363.1765. SynchronicityNY.com.

Putnam Valley Psychic Fair – 9am-6pm. German-American Club, 11 Kramers Pond Rd. Reader and vendor booths available. Free admission. 914.672.9741. APracticalPsychic.com.

Monthly Teen Guided Mediation Group – 9:30-10:30am. With Merrill Black, LCSW/Reiki Master. Unique themes. Ages 13-17. $15. The Temperance Center, 453 White Plains Rd, Ste 203, Eastchester. 914.793.2600. TheTemperanceCenter.com.

Living Your Soul: The Art of Remembering Who You Are – 9:30am-4pm. With Connie Numbers. $125. 1099 Morton Blvd, Kingston. Info/registration: ConnieNumbers.com.

Fall Festival at Harvest Moon – 10am-5pm, Oct 25-26. Pumpkin patch, hayrides, wine tastings, farm animals, live music, apples, hot cider, cider doughnuts and more. Harvest Moon Farm & Orchard, 130 Hardscrabble Rd., North Salem. Info: 914.485.1210. harvestmoonfarmandorchard.com.

WEPR-PTA Annual Health and Wellness Fair –11am-3pm. Sample health food, try holistic healing techniques; also natural beauty products, fitness demos, health screenings, crafts, raffles and family entertainment. Free. White Plains High School, 500 North St. Info: WEPR-PTA.org.

Everyday Shamanism with Deep Arrow Woman – 11am-5pm. First of three fall workshops offering experiential teachings on the mysteries of solar cycles, sacred directions and elements. Re-member the connection to one’s true infinite nature. $125. Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 236 S Bedford Rd, Rte 172, Mt. Kisco. .Register: 914.236.4503. StarvisionsCommunity.org.

Sacred Fire Ceremony with Deep Arrow Woman – 5pm. This outdoor ceremony fosters community, reconnects us to the earth and unleashes the power of fire to transform our actions into prayer and prayer into reality. Ceremonies free. Donations customary. Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 236 S Bedford Rd, Rte. 172, Mt. Kisco.

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 26

Self-Love: The Art of Showing Up For Yourself – 9:30am-4pm. With Connie Numbers. $125. 1099 Morton Blvd, Kingston. Info/registration: ConnieNumbers.com.

Fall Festival at Harvest Moon – 10am-5pm. Fun-filled day at the farm; pumpkin patch, hayrides, wine tastings, farm animals, live music, apples, hot cider, cider doughnuts and more. Harvest Moon Farm & Orchard, 130 Hardscrabble Rd., North Salem. Info: 914.485.1210. harvestmoonfarmandorchard.com.

Reiki Circle – 12-2pm. With Jackie Muller, LCSW, Reiki Teacher. $15. Inner Balance Studio, 1072 Rte 311, Patterson. InnerBalanceStudio.org.

Mexican Sugar Skulls – 1-4pm. Learn the history and culture. Participants will create their own authentic sugar skull. $35 includes supplies. Must register by Oct 19. It is essential as skulls must be molded ahead of time. Hands of Serenity Healing, 1129 Main St, Fishkill. Preregister: 845.896.1915. HandsOfSerenityHealing.com.

StonyArt: Live Art Auction – 3-6pm. Live entertainment, wine and cheese, raffles and silent auction. Proceeds will benefit operational expenses for the Stony Kill Foundation to keep Stony Kill Farm open to the public for programming and events. $20. Howland Cultural Center, Main St, Beacon. Tickets: 845.831.1617. StonyKill.org.

MONDAY, OCTOBER 27

StarVisions Healing Circle – 7pm Connecting wisdom and energy principles to life. Experience deep energy healing in group setting with Anne Bentzen, Reiki Master Teacher. Max 12. $25. Students $15. Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 236 S Bedford Rd, Mt Kisco. Preregister: 914.588.4079.

Adult Guided Channeling/Meditation Group – 7:15-8:15pm. With Merrill Black, LCSW/Reiki Master. Unique theme, meditation, group discussion. $15. The Temperance Center, 453 White Plains Rd, Ste 203, Eastchester. 914.793.2600. TheTemperanceCenter.com.

TUESDAY OCTOBER 28

Fun Night Out: Support Connection Benefit – 5-9pm. Wine, hors D’oeuvres, music and raffles. Costume optional. $10 donation to enter 50/50. The Winery at St. George, 1715 W Main St, Mohegan Lake. Info: Events to Remember 914.218.3968.

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 31

Adult Guided Channeling Meditation Group – 7:15-8:15pm. With Merrill Black, LCSW/Reiki Master. Unique theme, meditation, group discussion. $15. The Temperance Center, 453 White Plains Rd, Ste 203, Eastchester. 914.793.2600. TheTemperanceCenter.com.

Natural Awakenings Calendar Listings for September, 2014 in Westchester, Putnam and Dutchess, NY

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MONDAY, September 1

Online Event for ALS – 9/1-9/30. Help promote holistic healing of ALS. Health Advocates Worldwide is fundraising for a film documenting those who have healed from ALS using holistic methods. Info: HealingALS.org.

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 4

Vision & Success in School – 5:30-7pm. As many as 25% of children have vision problems that keep them from reaching their potential; learn more. Free. Dr. Samantha Slotnick, 495 Central Park Ave, Ste 301, Scarsdale. RSVP: Jane or Joelle, 914.874.1177. DrSlotnick.com.

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 5

The Healer’s Lounge – 10-11:30am. A free networking event for Holistic practitioners. Bring cards, pamphlets, flyers; a 30min presentation by a group member is included. Bring a snack. Held at Quest Yoga Arts, Mt Kisco. TheCenterForHealthAndHealing.net.

Tarot Card Playshop – 6:30-8:30pm w/Melissa Merendino. $35. Synchronicity, 1511 Rte 22, Brewster. RSVP: 845.363.1765. SynchronicityNY.com.

Adult Guided Channeling Meditation Group – 7-8pm w/Merrill Black, Reiki Master. Unique theme, guided meditation, group discussion. $15. The Temperance Center, 453 White Plains Rd, Ste 203, Eastchester. 914.793.2600. TheTemperanceCenter.com.

Jin Shin Jyutsu – 7:30-10pm w/Kathleen Rolla. Learn the ancient art of harmonizing the body’s life energy in this experiential class; three complete flows as self-help and receive one flow from two people. $40. TheYogaScape, 64 Gleneida Ave, Carmel. 845.225.9642. The YogaScape.com.

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 6

Paddle for the Cure – 9am-3pm. Join the Hudson River Water Trail Assoc for a fun filled day of paddling on the Hudson River while raising money for Support Connection in Yorktown. Party with music, lunch and raffles follows. Info: PaddleForACure.brownpapertickets.com.

13th Annual Hudson Valley Wine & Food Festival – 11am-6pm, Sept 6; 11am-5pm, Sept 7. Over 150 wineries, gourmet specialty food, fine art, craft vendors as well as some of the Valley’s best restaurants and caterers. $22/one day admission, children under 12yrs free. Dutchess County Fairgrounds, Rhinebeck. 845.876.4000. DutchessFair.com.

Free Yoga at Market Square – 12-1pm. Also 9/13 & 9/27. Dragonfly Wellness Yoga Studio, next to Ossining’s Farmer’s Market in Ossining. DragonflyWellness.net.

Restorative Yoga – 2-3:30pm.Small class size allows for a hands-on therapeutic practice to soothe the body and mind. $20/members or $30. All Sport Health and Fitness, 17 Old Main St, Fishkill. Pre-register: 845.896.5678. AllSportFishkill.com.

Yoga & Meet/Greet Ossining’s Mayoral Candidate Victoria Gearity – 4-5pm; free yoga flow, 5-7pm meet and greet. Must preregister online for class. 109 Croton Ave, Ste 205, Ossining. 914.236.3511. DragonflyWellness.net.

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 7

Meditation for Daily Life – 10:30-11:30am. A sitting and walking meditation, Tibetan Buddhism Shambhala Tradition with instruction on posture and technique included. Practice meditation to cultivate gentleness and compassion, as well as stability, strength, and clarity of mind. $15. Quest Yoga Arts Studio, Mt Kisco. TheCenterForHealthAndHealing.net.

3rd Annual Sacred Earth Festival – 11am-6pm. A family-oriented event honoring the Sacred Fire with a tribute to Pete and Toshi Seeger. Free. Bowdoin Park, Wappingers Falls. Info: 845.849.2205; green-brain.org.

Core Principles of Pilates – 12:30-2:30pm. w/Kate Petagine. Pre-requisite to group mat Pilates classes. $25. Preregistration required. Inner Balance Studio, 1072 Route 311, Patterson. 845.878.7800.

Harvest Party at GNC – 2pm. (Rain or shine). Sample tasty treats from the garden, learn about honeybees, beekeeping, and how honey is harvested. $8. Greenburgh Nature Center, 99 Dromore Rd. Scarsdale.Info: greenburghnaturecenter.org; 914.723.3470.

MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 8

Writers Workshop Series for Adults – 1-2:30pm or 2:30-4pm. Mondays 9/8-12/22. Bring ideas, pen, paper or laptop. In a few short weeks, develop strategies to become a lifelong writer. People of all skill levels welcome. Presented by Linda Spear. Register for one session only. Somers Library. 914.232.5717. SomersLibrary.org.

Advanced Yoga Blend – 7pm. Combo Iyengar/Ashtanga set to music. Level 2/3. $25/drop-in; new student special 30 days unlimited for $49. NuevaAlma.com.

Monthly Singing & Sounding Circle – 7-8:30pm. An evening of coming together to sing, be in community, free the voice and experience vibration sound healing. No singing experience required; sing or simply listen and receive. Free/donations welcome. Rivertown Center for Yoga & Health, 343 Broadway, Dobbs Ferry. Beth Bierko: 914.384.9983. RiverTownYoga.com.

TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 9

Putnam County Over 40 Females Professional Women’s Networking Group – 6-8pm. 2nd Tuesdays. Get empowered, connected and inspired; make great connections and meet new friends. Free/members or $25. Info: 914.260.3171. Over40Females.com.

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 10

Northern Westchester B.I.G. Pod: Women’s Entrepreneurial Networking Group – 12-2pm. BIG: Believe/Inspire/Grow is a entrepreneurial women’s networking group with over 1,500 members offering women entrepreneurs a positive and supportive community of peers, relevant business information and meaningful relationship building opportunities. First meeting free. Info: BelieveInspireGrow.com. 914.646.5766.

Adult Guided Channeling/Meditation Group – 9:30-10:30am w/Merrill Black, Reiki Master. Unique theme, guided meditation, group discussion. $15. The Temperance Center, 453 White Plains Rd, Ste 203, Eastchester. 914.793.2600. TheTemperanceCenter.com.

Intro to Mindfulness Meditation – 7-8:15pm. Learn appropriate posture and meditation techniques to begin or support a meditation practice in the Tibetan Buddhism Shambhala tradition; sitting and walking meditation included. $30 each or $25/4 classes. 153 E Main St, Mt Kisco. TheCenterForHealthAndHealing.net.

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 12

Westchester Climate Change Conference – 8:30am-3:30pm. Topics include coastal resiliency, regional examples of solutions and strategies, microgrids and ways to achieve more energy independence. $35. Pace Law School, 78 N. Broadway, White Plains. Info: 914.422.4053.

Archangel Workshop – 7-9pm w/Shaman Elka Boren. $35. Also readings and healings 10am-6pm through Tuesday 9/16. Synchronicity, 1511 Rte 22, Brewster. 845.363.1765. SynchronicityNY.com.

Reiki & Meditation – 7:30-9pm w/Ginny Mackles, Reiki Instructor. Experience peace through guided meditations and get a deeper understanding of the system of Reiki. Free. No prior experience needed. Holistic Learning Center, White Plains. 952.426.3525. GinnyMackles.com.

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 13

Peruvian Shamanic Training – Every 2nd Saturday for 16 months. Experience deep personal and planetary healing with Eileen O’Hare, Legacy Carrier. Beacon location. Call: 845.831.5790.

Riverwalk Yoga Boot Camp – 7-8am. Jaimie Finkelstein leads this 6-week outdoor yoga workout series that’s sure to kick you into high gear before summer ends. $125. Riverstone Yoga, Tarrytown. 914.332.9642. RiverstoneYoga.com.

Soul Painting: Art & Yoga – 9am-5pm. Join Hardev Kaurand Siri Brahma Kaur for a workshop combining creativity and art with Kundalini Yoga; a blend of postures, breath-work, mantra and meditation. All fitness levels; no art experience needed. $90. Golden Temple Yoga, 223 Katonah Ave. 914.232.3473. GoldenTempleYoga.com.

Monthly Teen Guided Mediation Group – 9:30-10:30am w/Merrill Black, Reiki Master. Unique themes for ages 13-17. $15.The Temperance Center, 453 White Plains Rd, Ste 203, Eastchester. 914.793.2600. TheTemperanceCenter.com.

Circles of Health Expo 2014 – 10am-4pm. Educational presentations and interactive activities for the whole family; Traditional and Complementary Health Practitioners. Hosted by Pawling Chamber of Commerce. Mizzentop Day School, 64 East Main St., Pawling.

Enhance Life Through Mindful Living – 7pm. Gain deeper insights, practical tools and experiential learning for using mindfulness in daily life with Ginny Mackles, Reiki Master, Wellness Coach and Author. $25. Chapel at Croton Falls, 609 Rte 22, Croton Falls. 914.236.4503 or StarVisionsCommunity.org.

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 14

Reiki I Workshop – 9:30am-4pm w/Ginny Mackles. Be attuned and certified to the first level of Reiki. No prior experience needed or come for refresher. Chappaqua. 952.426.3525. GinnyMackles.com.

Equine Interactive workshop: Finding Your Path – 10am-4pm . A life coaching experiential workshop with James Cassese and the Equine Energetix Herd at Pegasus Therapeutic Riding in Brewster. Info: 212.477.4475; equineenergetix.com.

Yoga Rehab: Healing Back Pain – 11am-2pm w/Dr Loren Fishman. Explore major causes of pain-generating mechanisms and yoga postures to manage, alleviate, and cure symptoms. $145. Riverstone Yoga, Tarrytown. 914.332.9642. RiverstoneYoga.com.

Yoga & Grief: The Heart of Kindness – 3-5pm. Through yoga, journaling, drawing, meditation, and conversation, begin to heal the experiences of any loss in body, mind, heart and spirit. Registration required. $50/sliding scale. YogaShine Studio, 7-11 Legion Dr, Valhalla. More info: Vitalah Simon, 914.769.8745.

MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 15

Kids’ Yoga Classes – Fall session begins this week with certified children’s Yoga instructor, Alice Sipple. 7 wks: $35/members or $84/non-members. All Sport Health and Fitness, 17 Old Main St, Fishkill. Pre-register: 845.896.5678. AllSportFishkill.com.

Yoga & Grief: The Heart of Kindness – 7-9pm. Through yoga, journaling, drawing, meditation, and conversation, begin to heal the experiences of any loss in body, mind, heart and spirit. Registration required. $50/sliding scale. YogaShine Studio, 7-11 Legion Dr, Valhalla. Info: Vitalah Simon, 914.769.8745.

Adult Guided Channeling Meditation Group – 7-8pm w/Merrill Black, Reiki Master. Unique theme, guided meditation, group discussion. $15.The Temperance Center, 453 White Plains Rd, Ste 203, Eastchester. 914.793.2600. TheTemperanceCenter.com.

Monthly Reiki Circle – 7-8:45pm. Come to give and receive this gentle yet powerful healing practice. Open to Reiki practitioners and those new to Reiki. Free/donations welcome. Rivertown Center for Yoga & Health, 343 Broadway, Dobbs Ferry. Beth Bierko: 914.384.9983. RivertownYoga.com.

TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 16

Westchester Holistic Network – 8-10am. Friendly people and a compelling speaker each month. Free to members; $10 non-members. New location: Panera Bread Company, One North Broadway, White Plains. Info:WestchesterHolisticNetwork.org.

Seniors: Speak Up For Yourself – 1pm. Get a doctor to listen and speak plain English; learn when to get a second opinion. Westchester Seniors Out Speaking, a project of the Westchester Library System. Free. John C Hart Memorial Library, 1130 Main St, Shrub Oak. Info/register: 914.245.5262 x227.

Shamanic Journeying – 7-8pm w/Nadiya Nottingham. Free. Registration required. Pawling Library, 11 Broad St, Pawling. 845.855.3444. PawlingLibrary.org.

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 17

Intro to Mindfulness Meditation – 7-8:15pm. Learn appropriate posture and meditation techniques to begin or support a meditation practice in the Tibetan Buddhism Shambhala tradition; sitting and walking meditation included. $30 each or $25/4 classes. 153 E Main St, Mt Kisco. TheCenterForHealthAndHealing.net.

Develop Natural Psychic Abilities – 7:30-9pm. Medium Carla Blaha helps to bring out the innate inner psychic. Through exercises and practice, learn to use this ability daily to enhance life. Soulauras, 520 N State Rd, Briarcliff. 914.941.2400.

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 18

200 Hour 8 Month Yoga Teacher Training – Yoga Alliance approved training covers asana, pranayama, meditation, yogic philosophy, and teaching methodology. $2,800 members or $3,200. For application/registration: All Sport Health and Fitness, 17 Old Main St, Fishkill. 845.896.5678. AllSportFishkill.

Pink Soiree Pre-Party – 10am-4pm. Raise Funds and awareness for Support Connections for their work with breast and ovarian cancer. $25 for a blowout ($10 donated to Support Connections.) Fresh Organic Salon Solutions, 2505 Carmel Ave. Brewster. Info: 845.279.7247.

Introduction to Empowering Your Finances – 6-7:30pm w/Amanda Scocozzo. Sneak peek into how to build abundance, creating a budget, and how to stop feeling dis-empowered by finances. $20. Soulauras 520 N State Rd, Briarcliff. RSVP: 914.941.2400. Soulauras.com.

Preventing and Reversing Alzheimer’s & Dementia – 6:30-8pm. Free. Mt. Vernon Library, 28 South First Ave, Mt Vernon. Information: 914.668.1840. SharpAgain.org.

Pink Soiree – 7pm. An evening of “pink fun” to raise funds and awareness for Support Connections breast and ovarian cancer. Door prizes, silent auction, raffles. $10 donation at the door. Fresh Organic Salon Solutions, 2505 Carmel Ave. Brewster. Info: FreshOrganicSalon.com; 845.279.7247.

Gong Meditation – 7:30-8:30pm. Unwind to the healing sounds of the gong; the sound vibrations are deeply restorative to the nervous system extending to every cell of the body creating a balanced sense of calm and inner tranquility. $20.Golden Temple Yoga, 223 Katonah Ave. 914.232.3473. GoldenTempleYoga.com.

Holistic Moms Meeting – 7:30-9:30pm. Showing the documentary film Take Back Your Power followed by Q&A with Michelle Hertz, an executive producer of the film, as well as director of StopSmartMetersNY.org. Rye Free Reading Room, 1061 Boston Post Rd, Rye. Info: StopSmartMetersNY.org.

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 19

Southern Westchester Food & Wine Festival – 9/19-9/21. Cooking demos, Celebrity chefs, BBQ cook-offs, food trucks, concerts, book signings, hundreds of restaurants, bakeries, caterers, wine merchants, cheese mongers, and specialty culinary providers. Info: sowefwf.com.

Meditation & Reiki Circle – 10-11:30am. Dobbs Ferry location. $20. Info and RSVP: Regina DeCarlo, 917.593.5707.

Developing Intuition – 6:30-8:30pm w/Alethea Jacob. $50. Bring a friend and both receive $10 off class price. Synchronicity, 1511 Rte 22, Brewster. 845.363.1765. SynchronicityNY.com.

Adult Guided Channeling Meditation Group – 7-8pm w/Merrill Black, Reiki Master. Unique theme, guided meditation, group discussion. $15.The Temperance Center, 453 White Plains Rd, Ste 203, Eastchester. 914.793.2600. TheTemperanceCenter.com.

Chakra Balancing Yoga – 7-9pm. From root to crown and local to global consciousness, walk away with collective suggestions to make a difference through this collective elemental and chakra balancing prana flow Vinyasa practice. All levels. $45. Quest Yoga Arts, 11-13 E Main St, Mt. Kisco. Preregister: 914.241.9642. QuestYogaArts.com.

Reiki Share Circle – 7:30-9pm. By donation. Dragonfly Wellness Yoga Studio, 109 Croton Ave, Ste 205, Ossining. 914.236.3511. DragonflyWellness.net.

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 20

53rd Annual Armonk Outdoor Art Show – 9/20 & 9/21. 10am-5pm rain or shine. Benefiting the North Castle Public Library. $10/adults, $8/seniors; children under 18 free. 205 Business Pk Dr. Info: ArmonkOutdoorArtShow.org. 914.806.6307.

Family Yoga – 11:30am-12:30pm. Fun-filled yoga workshop for parents and children of all ages. Families participate in a variety of asanas, exploring partner poses as well as partnered breathing exercises. $25/2; $5/ea additional participant. Quest Yoga Arts, 11-13 E Main St, Mt. Kisco. Preregister: 914.241.9642. QuestYogaArts.com.

M.E.L.T. Workshop – 1-2pm. Join Marisa Duffy to learn this simple at-home treatment to stretch and hydrate the body’s connective tissue. Alleviate, pain, reduce inflammation, look and feel better and younger. Rivertown Center for Yoga & Health, 343 Broadway, Dobbs Ferry. Beth Bierko: 914.384.9983. RivertownYoga.com.

Restorative Yoga Workshop – 2-4pm. Gentle and restorative yoga poses as well as a guided Yoga Nidra practice. Arrive 15 minutes early. $20. TheYogaScape, 64 Gleneida Ave, Carmel. 845.225.9642. TheYogaScape.com.

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 21

Chakra Balancing Alma Flow – 8am. Rock the chakras. Combo Iyengar/Ashtanga set to music. Level 1/2. $25/drop-in; new student special 30 days unlimited for $49. NuevaAlma.com.

Meditation for Daily Life – 10:30-11:30am. A sitting and walking meditation, Tibetan Buddhism Shambhala Tradition with instruction on posture and technique included. Practice meditation to cultivate gentleness and compassion, as well as stability, strength, and clarity of mind. $15. Quest Yoga Arts Studio, Mt Kisco. TheCenterForHealthAndHealing.net.

Community Yoga – 12-1:15pm w/Gabrielle Semel. Approachable from any level, admission by donation of personal care products for the Pawling Community Resource Center. 845.878.7800. InnerBalanceStudio.org.

Restorative Yoga Workshop – 5-7pm. Relaxing yet powerful practice that everyone can benefit from. Release deeply held tensions, calm the nervous system, strengthen the immune system, and increase self awareness with Karla Diamond. $25/preregistered or $30. Quest Yoga Arts, 11-13 E Main St, Mt. Kisco. 914.241.9642. QuestYogaArts.com.

MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 22

Yoga Blend – 5:30pm. Combo Iyengar/Ashtanga set to music. Level 1/2. $25/drop-in; new student special 30 days unlimited for $49. NuevaAlma.com.

TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 23

Drama Workshop for Seniors – 1pm. Participants are introduced to a drama workshop using theater bits and improvisations. Laugh, think, and enjoy. Participate or watch. Free. John C Hart Memorial Library, 1130 Main St, Shrub Oak. Info/register: 914.245.5262 x227.

ADD Just Doesn’t Add Up – 7:15-9pm. Is it really a short attention span? Learn current facts & how to distinguish visual problems that mimic or complicate AD(H)D. Free. Dr. Samantha Slotnick, 495 Central Park Ave, Ste 301, Scarsdale. RSVP: Jane or Joelle, 914.874.1177. DrSlotnick.com.

Discover Your Authentic Self – 6:30-8:30pm w/Amanda Scocozzo. Journey into the life dreamed of; explore the future through this interactive and thought provoking workshop. Step into the true self and put fear behind. $40. Soulauras 520 N State Rd, Briarcliff. RSVP: 914.941.2400. Soulsuras.com.

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 24

Adult Guided Channeling/Meditation Group – 9:30-10:30am w/Merrill Black, Reiki Master. Unique theme, guided meditation, group discussion. $15. The Temperance Center, 453 White Plains Rd, Ste 203, Eastchester. 914.793.2600. TheTemperanceCenter.com.

New Moon Gathering – 7-8:30pm. Make the most of the coming lunar cycle with guided meditations and ritual facilitated by astrologer Pamela Cucinell; bring a notebook. $20/members or $25.Wainwright House, Rye. Register: 914.967.6080.

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 26

Sunset Yoga Class – 6:30pm. Celebrate the fall equinox with fun music and other goodies. Bring a mat and a friend. Free. Athleta, Vernon Hills Mall, 700 Post Rd. RSVP: 914.723.0961.

Meeting & Communicating With Your Spirit Guides – 6:30-8:30pm w/Medium Alexandra Lac’laire. $45. Synchronicity, 1511 Rte 22, Brewster. 845.363.1765. SynchronicityNY.com.

Fall Equinox Sunset Yoga – 6:30pm w/Erica Garcia, owner of Nueva Alma. Celebrate the fall equinox with fun music and other goodies. Bring a mat and a friend. Free. Athleta,Vernon Hills Mall, 700 Post Rd, Scarsdale. Register: 914.723.0961.

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBR 27

Reiki 1&2 – 9am-5pm w/Reiki Master Marcus Feighery. $275/both. Synchronicity, 1511 Rte 22, Brewster. 845.363.1765. SynchronicityNY.com.

The Art & Practice of Saving Seeds – 10am-12pm. This two hour PowerPoint presentation begins with a brief introduction to seeds and why seeds and seed saving is important. Heirlooms, hybrids, and open-pollinated varieties are explained. Q&A at the end of the presentation. Free. Registration required: 914.232.5717. SomersLibrary.org.

Foundations of Ayurveda Workshop – 4-6pm. $25. Dragonfly Wellness Yoga Studio, 109 Croton Ave, Ste 205, Ossining. 914.236.3511. Register online: DragonflyWellness.net.

Empower Your Finances – 10am-3pm w/Amanda Scocozzo. Create an abundant life and take control of finances; collaborate on business ideas, write a budget, eliminate debt, save money and enjoy life. $199. Soulauras, 520 N State Rd, Briarcliff. RVSP: 914.941.2400. Soulauras.com.

Kirtan – 7-9pm w/Noah Baumwoll. Raise energy through Kirtan. There are no prerequisites, no special talents or skills, and no religious beliefs or cultural backgrounds that are needed to take part in the kirtan experience. $15. Quest Yoga Arts, 11-13 E Main St, Mt. Kisco. Preregister: 914.241.9642. QuestYogaArts.com.

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 28

Let Energy Flow – 1-5pm. Explore the chakras through yoga and art. $85.Yoga on Lake Rippowam, South Salem. Info: Stephanie: 914.274.0007. RippowamYoga.com

Transitions Workshop – 2-4pm w/Phoebe Miller. Exploring transitions in Yoga and in life; workshop includes asana practice, pranayama, and meditation. $25/members or $40. All Sport Health and Fitness, 17 Old Main St, Fishkill. 845.896.5678. AllSportFishkill.com.

Ayurveda 101: Creating Balance – 2-4pm w/Brenda DeMartine, Ayurvedic Life Consultant, Ayurvedic Yoga Specialist. Rediscover the ancient wisdom of Ayurveda, Yoga’s forgotten sister science; explore simple self-healing techniques using diet and lifestyle to balance body, mind & spirit. $40. Preregistration required: 845.878.7800. InnerBalanceStudio.org.

Falling Back into Joy/Laughing Yoga – 4-5:30pm w/Simeon Darwick. Come experience this practice of great joy and depth. $30. Rivertown Center for Yoga & Health, 343 Broadway, Dobbs Ferry. Registration required. Beth Bierko: 914.384.9983. RivertownYoga.com.

MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 29

Fall Yoga Teacher Training at Wainwright House – 200- and 300-hour yoga teacher certification programs, including Kundalini, prenatal, restorative, teen and Yin yoga; taught by Robin Appel and Bernadette Birney. Wainwright House, 260 Stuyvesant Ave. Rye. Info: 914.967.6080; Wainwright.org.

StarVisions Healing Circle – 7pm. Connect wisdom and energy principles to life; experience deep energy healing in a group setting with Anne Bentzen, Reiki Master Teacher. $25 or $15/students. Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 236 S Bedford Rd, Mt. Kisco. 914.588.4079.

Adult Guided Channeling Meditation Group – 7-8pm w/Merrill Black, Reiki Master. Unique theme, guided meditation, group discussion. $15.The Temperance Center, 453 White Plains Rd, Ste 203, Eastchester. 914.793.2600. TheTemperanceCenter.com.

SATURDAY, October 4

Ahimsa Yoga and Music Festival – (10/4-10/5) Sacred music, yoga and meditation. Headlining musical acts include David Newman, Gaura Vani, Brenda McMorrow and John de Kadt. Windham Mountain Resort. Info: 518.665.1800 or visit AhimsaYogaFestival.com.

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 5

Retreat Into Nature – 9am-4pm. Yoga, meditation and walking. $120 by 9/5 or $135. Mountain Lakes Camp, North Salem. Contact Stephanie Harding: 914.274.0007. RippowamYoga.com.

Support Connection 20th Anniversary Support-A-Walk – 9am. Support Connection brings help and hope to people fighting breast and ovarian cancer. Walk, donate or visit the vendors. Info: supportconnection.org; 914.962.6402.

 

 

 

Natural Awakenings Calendar Listings for August, 2014 in Westchester, Putnam and Dutchess, NY

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UPCOMING EVENTS

Please call ahead to confirm event details.

FRIDAY, AUGUST 1

SummerScape 2014 & Bard Music Festival – Ongoing through Aug 14. Franz Schubert & His World. Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson.

Wassaic Project Summer Festival – Aug 1-Aug 3. Free multi-disciplinary celebration of art, music, dance, and community. 100 artists, 25 bands, screenings and dance pieces. Camping onsite. The Maxon Mills, 37 Furnace Bank Rd, Wassaic. Shuttle from train. WassaicProject.org.

Women’s Wisdom Group –10:30am-12pm. Join a community of progressive women who share and support one another while drawing inspiration from Mark Nepo’s seminal work, The Book of Awakening. $30/session. Transcendence at SunRaven, 501 Guard Hill Rd, Bedford. RSVP: 914.218.3113. TranscendenceAtSunRaven.com.

Home Circle: Spirit Communication – 7-9pm w/Adam Bernstein. $25. Synchronicity, 1511 Rte 22, Brewster. RSVP: 845.363.1765. SynchronicityNY.com.

SATURDAY, AUGUST 2

Hearing Seminar – 10:30am-12:30pm. 20-30 minute presentation on how the auditory system works and how the brain processes information to understand speech; followed by a short hearing clinic with hearing screenings. Free. Somers Library. Registration required: 914.232.5717. SomersLibrary.org.

Finger Lakes School of Massage’s 1st Annual Westchester Wellness Fair –11am-4pm. Brief 30 minute information sessions on many different wellness topics with live demonstrations of various healing modalities that lead to better health. Activities for children included. Free. Info: FLSM.com.

Bold/Beautiful/Breathtaking Butterflies – 2pm. From chrysalis to butterfly, come learn all about butterflies and what makes them fascinating and important to the world. Recommended for children ages 8 and younger. Members/$5, or $8pp. Greenburgh Nature Center. 914.723.3470. GreenburghNatureCenter.org.

MONDAY, AUGUST 4

Adult Guided Channeling/Meditation Group – 7-8pm w/Merrill Black, Reiki Master. Unique theme, guided meditation, group discussion. $15. The Temperance Center, 453 White Plains Rd, Ste 203, Eastchester. 914.793.2600. TheTemperanceCenter.com

Monthly Singing & Sounding Circle – 7-8:30pm. Come together to sing, be in community, free the voice and experience vibrational sound healing. No singing experience required; come to sing or simply to listen and receive. Free/donations welcome. Rivertown Center for Yoga & Health, 343 Broadway, Dobbs Ferry. Beth Bierko: 914.384.9983. RivertownYoga.com.

TUESDAY, AUGUST 5

The Center for Natural Wellness Open House – 6pm. Learn about massage therapy training, continuing education for body workers, and discounted massages at the student clinic. 3 Cerone Commercial Dr, Albany. Info: 518.489.4026. CNWSMT.com.

Reiki Practitioner Share – 6:30pm. Free gathering of Reiki practitioners to replenish reserves. Share and receive Reiki energy with a loving community of Reiki practitioners. The Dreaming Goddess, Poughkeepsie. 845.473.2206. DreamingGoddess.com.

M.E.L.T. Workshop – 7-8:15pm. Join Marisa Duffy to learn this simple at-home treatment to stretch and hydrate the body’s connective tissue; alleviate pain, reduce inflammation, look and feel better and younger. Rivertown Center for Yoga & Health, 343 Broadway, Dobbs Ferry. Beth Bierko: 914.384.9983. RivertownYoga.com.

THURSDAY, AUGUST 7

ADD Just Doesn’t Add Up – 11:15am-12:45pm. Is it really a short attention span? Learn current facts & how to distinguish visual problems that mimic or complicate AD(H)D. Free. Dr Samantha Slotnick, 495 Central Park Ave, Ste 301, Scarsdale. RSVP w/Jane: 914.874.1177. DrSlotnick.com.

Midsummer Kids’ Night – 4-7:30pm. Come play, learn and explore; open house with games and activities to expand visual thinking. Welcome kids of all ages, 4-104. Free. Office of Dr Samantha Slotnick, 495 Central Park Ave, Ste 301, Scarsdale. RSVP w/Jane: 914.874.1177. DrSlotnick.com.

Finger Lakes School of Massage Financial Aid Night – 5:30-7pm. Learn all about funding an education whether applying for loans, scholarships or other options like VA benefits or grants. Free. RSVP: 914.241.7363. FLSM.com.

FRIDAY, AUGUST 8

Women’s Wisdom Group –10:30am-12pm. Join a community of progressive women who share and support one another while drawing inspiration from Mark Nepo’s seminal work, The Book of Awakening. $30/session. Transcendence at SunRaven, 501 Guard Hill Rd, Bedford. RSVP: 914.218.3113. TranscendenceAtSunRaven.com.

Adult Guided Channeling Meditation Group – 7-8pm w/Merrill Black, Reiki Master. Unique theme, guided meditation, group discussion. $15. The Temperance Center, 453 White Plains Rd, Ste 203, Eastchester. 914.793.2600. TheTemperanceCenter.com.

Mediumship Circle – 7-8:30pm w/Carla Blaha. $35. Synchronicity, 1511 Rte 22, Brewster. RSVP: 845.363.1765. SynchronicityNY.com

SATURDAY, AUGUST 9

Second Saturday Beacon – A city-wide celebration of the arts: special events, gallery openings, artist receptions & culinary tastings. Many galleries and shops stay open until 9pm. Free. BeaconArts.org/events/second-Saturday.

Preserving the Harvest: Canning – 9am-12pm. Join Will Summers of the Stony Point Center for this hands-on canning workshop and learn how to turn tomatoes into tasty salsas and sauces that will last the rest of the year. $25. Hilltop Hanover Farm, Yorktown Heights. 914.9622368. HilltopHanoverFarm.org.

Introduction to Massage Therapy Seminar –10am-4pm. One-day seminar exploring Massage Therapy as a career. Participants receive a relaxing 90min massage from current students. Be introduced to foundational elements of the sciences in a sample class. $50. Register: 914.241.7363. Info: FLSM.com.

Reiki I Weekend Class – 12-4pm Aug 9-10 w/Anne Bentzen, Usui/Karuna Master, Jikiden Reiki practitioner. Learn self-healing benefits of Reiki, history, chakras, hand positions, and 4 attunements. $150/manual & certificate. Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, Rte 172, 236 S Bedford Rd, Mt. Kisco. Register by Aug. 4: 914.588.4079.

SUNDAY, AUGUST 10

Foraged: A Wild Edibles Walk & Taste – 1-2:30pm. Walk the Stone Barns Center landscape exploring the season’s wild edibles; learn how to spot them, a recipe demonstration and tasting. $30. Stone Barns Center for Food & Agriculture, Pocantico Hills. Info: 914.366.6200. StoneBarnsCenter.org.

Women’s Full Moon Gathering – 7pm. Honoring the Mother Earth and the light of the Goddess within each of us. Requested donation of $10. Located at The Annex, Poughkeepsie. Directions & address: 845.473.2206. DreamingGoddess.com.

MONDAY, AUGUST 11

StarVisions Healing Circle – 7pm. Connecting wisdom and energy principles to life; experience deep energy healing in a group setting with Anne Bentzen, Reiki Master. All welcome. $15/students or $25. Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, Rte 172, 236 S Bedford Rd, Mt. Kisco. RSVP required: 914.588.4079.

TUESDAY, AUGUST 12

Putnam County Over 40 Females Professional Women’s Networking Group – 6-8pm. 2nd Tuesdays. Get empowered, connected and inspired; make great connections and meet new friends. Free/members or $25. Info: 914.260.3171. Over40Females.com

Tea & Stones – 6:30pm. Over a cup of tea, enjoy a free hour seminar exploring a different stone each month from the magical mineral kingdom. The Dreaming Goddess, Poughkeepsie. 845.473.2206. DreamingGoddess.com

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 13

Adult Guided Channeling/Meditation Group – 9:30-10:30am w/Merrill Black, Reiki Master. Unique theme, guided meditation, group discussion. $15. The Temperance Center, 453 White Plains Rd, Ste 203, Eastchester. 914.793.2600. TheTemperanceCenter.com.

Women’s Entrepreneurial Networking Group – 12-2pm. B.I.G./Believe Inspire Grow, offers women entrepreneurs a positive and supportive community of peers, relevant business information and meaningful relationship building opportunities. First meeting free. Info: 914.646.5766. BelieveInspireGrow.com.

THURSDAY, AUGUST 14

Sunset Sensations Wine & Food Pairing Series –5:30-7:30pm. Food samplings paired with wines; tour of Locust Grove’s kitchen gardens and weather permitting, enjoy a Hudson River sunset on the mansion lawn. $27/advance. Locust Grove Estate, 2683 South Rd, Poughkeepsie. 845.454.4500. LGNY.org.

Women’s Independent Networking Group: Birdcage Party – 6-8:30pm. Fundraiser for Support Connection gathers on the patio of the Pinnacle at Heritage Hills in Somers for appetizers. $15 cash attendance fee, cash bar and all white dress code. Info/RSVP: Wing-NY.com.

FRIDAY, AUGUST 15

Personal Trainers & Physical Therapist Appreciation Night – 5:15-7:15pm. Offering 60 minute complimentary massages to local personal trainers and physical therapists for all they give to the community. Finger Lakes School of Massage, Westchester. RSVP or more info: 914.241.7363.

Archangel Workshop – 7-9pm w/Shaman Elka Boren. $35. Synchronicity, 1511 Rte 22, Brewster. RSVP: 845.363.1765.SynchronicityNY.com.

Couples Cooking – 7-9pm w/Chef Maria Reina, Executive Chef and owner of Bella Cucina Maria. Learn how to cook from scratch several healthy and delicious restaurant-quality recipes. $95 per couple. Hilltop Hanover Farm, Yorktown Heights. 914.962.2368. HilltopHanoverFarm.org.

SATURDAY, AUGUST 16

Overcoming Self Sabotage – 12pm. Life Coach Luciana Millet focuses on healing from within to overcome self sabotage in all areas of life. Free. Into Me Wellness Center, 250 Tarrytown Rd, White Plains. RSVP: 914.358.4514.

Backyard: Organic Gardening at Home – 1-2:30pm. Learn how to design a beautiful, productive garden that’s right for the region, increases soil health. Create and enjoy continuous harvests. $20. Stone Barns Center for Food & Agriculture, Pocantico Hills. Info: 914.366.6200. StoneBarnsCenter.org 914.366.6200.

Farm2Table: Farm Fresh Dinner at Meadowland Farm – 6-9pm. Complete farm-to-table meal prepared by Chef Sara Lukasiewicz, featuring locally grown produce, grass-fed lamb, roast pork and Sugarwash Moonshine. $125 donation benefits The Clinton Historical Society. Clinton Corners. Info: MeadowlandFarmNY.com.

SUNDAY, AUGUST 17

Composting for the Whole Family – 10am. Come discover the magic of compost and learn how easy it can be to turn yard and food waste into valuable fertilizer for the garden. $5/members or $8. Greenburgh Nature Center. 914.723.3470. GreenburghNatureCenter.org.

MONDAY AUGUST 18

Tween Yoga Camp – 9-11am Aug 18-21 for ages 9-12. Desiree Delgrosso engages children in a dynamic yoga program that bridges the transition from childhood to teenager. $125. Riverstone Yoga, 2 Hudson View Way, Tarrytown. 914.332.9642. RiverstoneYoga.com.

Teen Yoga Camp – 3-6pm Aug 18-21 for ages 13-16. Desiree Delgrosso leads this empowering yoga program which eases the transition from summer to the demands of school. $195. Riverstone Yoga, 2 Hudson View Way, Tarrytown. 914.332.9642. RiverstoneYoga.com.

Adult Guided Channeling Meditation Group – 7-8pm w/Merrill Black, Reiki Master. Unique theme, guided meditation, group discussion. $15. The Temperance Center, 453 White Plains Rd, Ste 203, Eastchester. 914.793.2600. TheTemperanceCenter.com.

TUESDAY, AUGUST 19

Dutchess County Fair – Aug 19-Aug 24. Second largest county fair in NY is a showplace for agriculture, carnival rides and games; free shows and attractions all day. Enjoy cooking demos, shop for fine arts & crafts and other vendors. $15/adults; under 12yrs/free. 6550 Springbrook Ave, Rhinebeck. Info: DutchessFair.com.

Massage Exploration Workshop – 6pm. The Center for Natural Wellness offers massage therapy training, continuing education for body workers, and discounted massages at its student clinic. 3 Cerone Commercial Dr, Albany. Info: 518.489.4026. CNWSMT.com.

Qigong Workshop – 7-8 pm with Nadiya Nottingham. $6. Registration required. Pawling Library, 11 Broad St, Pawling. 845.855.3444. PawlingLibrary.org.

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 20

Finger Lakes School of Massage Open House – 6-8pm. Learn more about this nationally accredited Massage Therapy program; family and friends are welcome to join. Please call school admissions with any questions: 914.241.7363. FLSM.com.

Adult Guided Channeling Meditation Group – 7-8pm w/Merrill Black, Reiki Master. Unique theme, guided meditation, group discussion. $15. The Temperance Center, 453 White Plains Rd, Ste 203, Eastchester. 914.793.2600. TheTemperanceCenter.com.

FRIDAY, AUGUST 22

Electronic Voice Phenomenon Workshop – 6:30-8:30pm w/Barry Piro. $25. Synchronicity, 1511 Rte 22, Brewster. 845.363.1765. SynchronicityNY.com.

Adult Guided Channeling Meditation Group – 7-8pm w/Merrill Black, Reiki Master. Unique theme, guided meditation, group discussion. $15. The Temperance Center, 453 White Plains Rd, Ste 203, Eastchester. 914.793.2600. TheTemperanceCenter.com.

SUNDAY, AUGUST 24

Worm Bin – 2pm. Worms compost food waste indoors all year round. Learn to make a worm bin by up-cycling a disposable styrofoam cooler. Pre-registration required and closes one week prior to event. $12/members or $15 includes bin. Greenburgh Nature Center. 914.723.3470. GreenburghNatureCenter.org.

New Moon Gathering – 7-8:30pm. Make the most of the coming lunar cycle. Guided meditations and ritual facilitated by astrologer Pamela Cucinell; bring a notebook. $20 members/$25 non-members, Wainwright House, Rye. Register: 914.967.6080.

MONDAY, AUGUST 25   

Free Entrance Days in the National Parks – Home of Franklin D Roosevelt; Vanderbilt Mansion; Eleanor Roosevelt National Historic Site; and Top Cottage, FDR’s retreat. Enjoy a guided tour of the homes, walk the trails and stroll through the lovely gardens Info: 845.229.5320. NPS.gov.

FRIDAY, AUGUST 29

Women’s Wisdom Group –10:30am-12pm. Join a community of progressive women who share and support one another while drawing inspiration from Mark Nepo’s seminal work, The Book of Awakening. $30/session. Transcendence at SunRaven, 501 Guard Hill Rd, Bedford. RSVP: 914.218.3113. TranscendenceAtSunRaven.com.

SATURDAY, AUGUST 30

Reiki 1 & 2 – 9am-5pm w/Reiki Master Marcus Feighery. $275. Synchronicity, 1511 Rte 22, Brewster. SynchronicityNY.com. RSVP: 845.363.1765.

Seed Saving for the Home Gardener – 10am-12pm. Shanyn Siegel teaches this practical, hands-on workshop. $20. Hilltop Hanover Farm, Yorktown Heights. 914.962.2368. HilltopHanoverFarm.org.

Fermented Foods – 1-3pm w/Mike Fedison, head farmer at Purdy’s Farmer & the Fish. Hands-on workshop on the benefits of fermented foods; learn how to make sauerkraut and kimchi from scratch. $25. Hilltop Hanover Farm, Yorktown Heights. 914.962.2368. HilltopHanoverFarm.org.

SUNDAY, AUGUST 31

Creating A Sacred Wheel of Life – 3-5:30pm. A six-month study course with Celtic Priestess Nadiya Nottingham. Six Sundays include Aug 31, Sept 28, Oct 19, Nov 23, Dec 14, and Jan 31, 2015. $250. TheYogaScape, 64 Gleneida Ave, Carmel. 845.225.9642. TheYogaScape.com.

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 6

Paddle for the Cure – 9am-3pm. Join the Hudson River Watertrail Association for a fun-filled day of paddling on the Hudson River while raising money for Support Connection in Yorktown. Party with music, lunch and raffles follows. Info: PaddleForACure.brownpapertickets.com.

13th Annual Hudson Valley Wine & Food Festival – 11am-6pm, Sept 6; 11am-5pm Sept 7. Over 150 wineries, gourmet specialty food, fine art, craft vendors as well as some of the Valley’s best Restaurants and Caterers. $22/one day admission, children under 12yrs free. Dutchess County Fairgrounds, Rhinebeck. 845.876.4000. DutchessFair.com.

Hudson River Valley Ramble – Weekends Sept 6-Sept 28. Guided hikes, bikes, walks, paddles & explorations in 10-county region.

 

Natural Awakenings Calendar Listings for July, 2014 in Westchester, Putnam and Dutchess, NY

Cover-July-medFor additional event listings, updates and changes, visit our online calendar.

Visit www.WakeUpNaturally.com to connect with us on Facebook and Twitter.

UPCOMING EVENTS

Please call ahead to confirm event details.

WEDNESDAY, JULY 2

Adult Guided Channeling/Meditation Group – 9:30-10:30am w/Merrill Black, Reiki Master. Unique theme, guided meditation, group discussion. The Temperance Center, 453 White Plains Rd, Ste 203, Eastchester. $15. 914.793.2600. TheTemperanceCenter.com.

SATURDAY, JULY 5

Dutchess Dragon Boat Race & Festival – 8am-2pm. Friendly competition between teams of paddlers on the Hudson River. Join a team or form your own. Enjoy Asian cultural festival with live music, events, arts and artisans, and food vendors. Benefits Mid-Hudson Arts and Miles of Hope. DutchessDragonBoat.org.

Flights of Fancy – 2pm. Come walk among the butterflies in the Butterfly Exhibit and have an informal chat with a Nature Center naturalist. Free/members or $8. Greenburgh Nature Center. 914.723.3470. GreenburghNatureCenter.org.

SUNDAY, JULY 6

Medium Message Circle – 11am-2pm w/Phillip Quinn. $120. Synchronicity, 1511 Rte 22, Brewster. RSVP: 845.363.1765. SynchronicityNY.com.

Core Principles of Pilates – 12:30-2:30pm w/Kate Petagine. A beginner workshop, pre-requisite to group Pilates classes. $25. Preregistration required. Inner Balance Studio, 1072 Rte 311, Patterson. 845.878.7800.

MONDAY, JULY 7

Stand-Up Paddleboard Yoga – 9:30-10:45am. 4 weeks. Engage the core, tone, tighten, burn fat, and improve balance. Wainwright House, Rye. Info/pricing: 914.967.6080. Wainwright.org.

Outdoor Yoga Series – 6:30-7:45pm. Also July 21, Aug 4, Aug 18 w/Ishia Wilson. All levels Vinyasa class at Stony Kill Farm, weather permitting. $15 donation. 79 Farmstead Ln, Wappingers Falls. Info: 845.831.1617. StonyKill.org.

Adult Guided Channeling Meditation Group – 7-8pm w/Merrill Black, Reiki Master. Unique theme, guided meditation, group discussion. The Temperance Center, 453 White Plains Rd, Ste 203, Eastchester. $15. 914.793.2600. TheTemperanceCenter.com.

Gentle Kundalini Yoga & Meditation – 7-8:15pm. Breath work paired with rhythmic movements, static holds, gong relaxation and meditation. 5 weeks. Wainwright House, Rye. Info/pricing: 914.967.6080. Wainwright.org.

Monthly Singing & Sounding Circle – 7-8:30pm. An evening of coming together to sing, be in community, free the voice, and offer vibrational healing. No singing experience required. Listeners welcome. Rivertown Center for Yoga, 343 Broadway, Dobbs Ferry. Donations welcome. Beth Bierko: 914.384.9983. RivertownYoga.com.

TUESDAY, JULY 8

Tai Chi for Arthritis –11am-12pm. Reduce pain and stiffness, improve muscle strength, joint flexibility and balance. Wainwright House, Rye. 4 weeks. Info/pricing: 914.967.6080. Wainwright.org.

Mindful Meditation & Discussion Group – 1-2pm w/Jodi Baretz. Includes a healthy snack provided by Skinny Buddha Organic Kitchen. $25. Skinny Buddha Fitness Center, 128 Radio Cir, Mt Kisco. 914.666.9646. MySkinnyBuddha.com.

Putnam County over 40 Females Professional Women’s Networking Group – 6-8pm. 2nd Tuesdays. Come get empowered, connected and inspired; make great connections and meet new friends. Free/members or $25. Info: 914.260.3171. Over40Females.com .

Pajama Yoga Party – 6:30-7:30pm w/Chiara McCarthy. July 8-Aug 5. Kids ages 7-12 bring pajamas and experience a class that goes through all ranges of motion to dissolve excess energy preparing minds and bodies for a sweet deep sleep. $90/6wks. Quest Yoga Arts, 11-13 E Main St, Mt Kisco. 914.241.9642. QuestYogaArts.com.

THURSDAY, JULY 10

Earring Making Workshop – 6pm. Make earrings for both self and the Battered Women’s Shelter. Optional: Bring any old bead jewelry to recycle. For adults and teens. Free. John C Hart Memorial Library, 1130 Main St, Shrub Oak. Register: 914.245.5262 x245. YorktownLibrary.org

FRIDAY, JULY 11

The Healer’s Lounge Holistic Network – 10-11:30am. All welcome to attend this network event for holistic practitioners of multidiscipline. Free. The Center for Health and Healing and Quest Yoga Arts, 11 East Main St, Mt. Kisco. More info: 914.260.1696. TheCenterForHealthAndHealing.net.

Psychic Workshop – 6:30-8:30pm w/Melissa Merendino. $35. Synchronicity, 1511 Rte 22, Brewster. RSVP: 845.363.1765. SynchronicityNY.com.

Adult Guided Channeling Meditation Group – 7-8pm w/Merrill Black, Reiki Master. Unique theme, guided meditation, group discussion. The Temperance Center, 453 White Plains Rd, Ste 203, Eastchester. $15. 914.793.2600. TheTemperanceCenter.com.

Living Your Yoga – 7:15-8:45pm. A six-week series w/Tom Hajek. An integrative and thoughtful approach toward incorporating yoga philosophy and the Eight Limbs into all aspects of daily living. Inner Balance Studio, 1072 Rte 311, Patterson. InnerBalanceStudio.org. 845.878.7800.

Book Signing – 2-4pm w/Loretta Dileo, Author of: I’ll Be Seeing You. Come get a book signed and meet Loretta. Synchronicity, 1511 Rte 22, Brewster. SynchronicityNY.com. 845.363.1765.

SATURDAY, JULY 12

Painting from the Inside Out – 10-4pm. Also Aug 9. Come experiment and play while painting; allow spontaneity to release creativity and affect life. No skills required. $150/both days paid in advance or $90/1 day. Tarrytown. Register: Eve-Marie: 914.844.6213. EveMarieElkin.com.

Preserving the Harvest: Pickling – 1-4pm. Learn how to turn favorite summer veggies into sour snacks that can be enjoyed all year long. $25 adults; $10/children ages 8-12. Hilltop Hanover Farm & Environmental Center, Yorktown Heights, Barn F. Registration required: 914.962.2368. HilltopHanoverFarm.org.

Maggie May’s Café: Customer Appreciation Weekend – 1-5pm, 7/12 & 7/13. Free tastings: juicing, smoothie bar and crepes. Free children’s yogurt cone (12 years and under) and free raffle ticket with each item purchased. $2 off total purchase. 101 North County Shopping Center, Golden’s Bridge.

Sunday, JULY 13

Maggie May’s Café: Customer Appreciation Weekend – 1-5pm, 7/12 & 7/13. Free tastings: juicing, smoothie bar and crepes. Free children’s yogurt cone (12 years and under) and free raffle ticket with each item purchased. $2 off total purchase. 101 North County Shopping Center, Golden’s Bridge.

MONDAY, JULY 14

Energize Somers – 3:30-5:30pm. Learn how to make home energy efficient and less costly to operate. Somers Library. Call 914.302.7300 to make an appointment for assistance signing up for a free home energy assessment.

Tuesday, JULY 15

Barre Fusion Class – 6:30-7:30pm. Designed to give muscles an intense workout, while still being low impact on joints. $25. 129 Main St. Dobbs Ferry. 914.478.3560. pilatesandmorestudio.com.

WEDNESDAY, JULY 16

Adult Guided Channeling/Meditation Group – 10-11am w/Merrill Black, Reiki Master. Unique theme, guided meditation, group discussion. The Temperance Center, 453 White Plains Rd, Ste 203, Eastchester. $15. 914.793.2600. TheTemperanceCenter.com.

THURSDAY, JUY 17

Energize Ossining – 4-6pm. Learn how to make home energy efficient and less costly to operate. Somers Library. Call 914.302.7300 to make an appointment for assistance signing up for a free home energy assessment.

Introduction to Meditation – 6:45-8pm. Learn appropriate posture and meditation techniques to begin or support a meditation practice that includes sitting and walking meditation instruction. Preregister: $30 each or $75/3. 153 E Main St, Mt Kisco. TheCenterForHealthAndHealing.net .

FRIDAY, JULY 18

Rally Against WPP & Spectra Pipeline – 6pm. Rally to protest West Point Partners, LLC and Spectra Pipeline who are proposing separate projects that will bring unnecessary utilities to Westchester within feet of Indian Point. Corner of 11th St & Broadway, Verplanck. 914.734.1001. TownOfCourtlandt.com.

Archangel Workshop – 7-9pm w/Elka Boren. $35. Synchronicity, 1511 Rte 22, Brewster. RSVP: 845.363.1765. SynchronicityNY.com.

Couples Cooking – 7-9pm. Chef Donna Simons of Pound Ridge Organics provides an interactive evening of culinary creation. With a partner, learn how to cook from scratch several healthy and delicious restaurant-quality recipes. Online registration required: $95/2. Hilltop Hanover Farm & Environmental Center, Yorktown Heights. 914.962.2368. HilltopHanoverFarm.org.

SATURDAY, JULY 19

Monthly Teen Guided Mediation Group – 11am-12pm w/Merrill Black, LCSW/Reiki Master. Unique themes for ages 13-17. The Temperance Center, 453 White Plains Rd, Ste 203, Eastchester. $15. 914.793.2600. TheTemperanceCenter.com.

Wellness Workshop – 11am. Learn about healthy eating, de-toxing, weight loss, muscle gain and creating more energy. Free. 49 Lawton St, 2nd floor, New Rochelle. 914.632.1101. WestchesterYogaArts.com.

Reiki 2 Class – 1-5pm July 19 & 20. Learn Usui Reiki symbols, distance healing and create a powerful practice with Anne Bentzen, Usui & Karuna® Reiki Master. $250. Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 236 S Bedford Rd, Mt Kisco. 914.588.4079. Balancing4Life.com.

SUNDAY, JULY 20

Restorative Yoga – 5-7pm w/Karla Diamond. Relaxing yet powerful practice everyone can benefit from; release deeply held tensions, calm the nervous system, strengthen the immune system, and increase self-awareness. Quest Yoga Arts, 11-13 E Main St, Mt Kisco. $30. Preregister: 914.241.9642. QuestYogaArts.com.

Roland Comtois – 6 pm. Internationally renown medium and spirit guide delivers channeled messages for the soul and the famous Purple Papers offering eternal love, hope and healing. $70. Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 236 S Bedford Rd, Mt Kisco. Register online: StarVisionsCommunity.org. 914.236.4503.

Answering the Call to Wholeness – 10am-5pm. Explore the power and potential for wholeness in the self, one’s community and world. Wainwright House, Rye. Info/pricing: 914.967.6080. Wainwright.org.

Community Yoga – 12-1:15pm w/Tom Hajek. Approachable from any level, admission is by donation of personal care products for Pawling Community Resource Center. Inner Balance Studio, 1072 Rte 311, Patterson. 845.878.7800. InnerBalanceStudio.org.

Reiki Circle – 12-2pm w/Jackie Muller, Reiki Master. $15. Inner Balance Studio, 1072 Rte 311, Patterson. 845.878.7800. InnerBalanceStudio.org.

The Healthy Happy Hour – 12-2pm. Purium Health Products at Om Chi Wellness, Dobbs Ferry. RSVP: 914.629.4346. OmChiWellness.com.

MONDAY, JULY 21

Adult Guided Channeling Meditation Group – 7-8pm w/Merrill Black, Reiki Master. Unique theme, guided meditation, group discussion. The Temperance Center, 453 White Plains Rd, Ste 203, Eastchester. $15. 914.793.2600. TheTemperanceCenter.com.

Community Reiki Circle – 7-8:45pm. Open to those trained in Reiki who wish to practice and those not trained who wish to receive healing. Rivertown Center for Yoga, 343 Broadway, Dobbs Ferry. Donations welcome. Beth Bierko: 914.384.9983. RivertownYoga.com.

TUESDAY, JULY 22

Mindful Meditation & Discussion Group – 1-2pm w/Jodi Baretz. Includes a healthy snack provided by Skinny Buddha Organic Kitchen. $25. Skinny Buddha Fitness Center, 128 Radio Cir, Mount Kisco. 914.666.9646. MySkinnyBuddha.com.

WEDNESDAY, JULY 23

Zumba Class – 7:30-8:30am. A fun, aerobic, dance fitness workout that really gets the heart pumping. $15. 129 Main St. Dobbs Ferry. 914.478.3560. pilatesandmorestudio.com.

THURSDAY, JULY 24

Meet the Skincare Experts – 11am-2pm. Enjoy a free skin consultation and learn about the importance of all natural products. BeWies Holistic Market, 430 Bedford Rd, Armonk. 914.273.9437. Bewies.com.

Introduction to Meditation – 6:45-8pm. Learn appropriate posture and meditation techniques to begin or support a meditation practice that includes sitting and walking meditation instruction. Preregister: $30 each or $75/3. 153 E Main St, Mt Kisco. TheCenterForHealthAndHealing.net.

FRIDAY, JULY 25

TheHeArt of Yoga: A Chakra Workshop – 6-9pm w/Tulasi Jordan. Come learn about the Chakras and how to unblock and unleash their energy to create a more vibrant and fulfilling life. $75. Quest Yoga Arts, 11-13 E Main St, Mt. Kisco. More info: InsightPsychotherapy.net. Preregister: 914.241.9642. QuestYogaArts.com

Adult Guided Channeling Meditation Group – 7-8pm w/Merrill Black, Reiki Master. Unique theme, guided meditation, group discussion. The Temperance Center, 453 White Plains Rd, Ste 203, Eastchester. $15. 914.793.2600. TheTemperanceCenter.com.

SATURDAY, JULY 26    

Reiki Master Class – 9am-5pm July 26 & 27 w/Reiki Master Marcus Feighery. $675. Synchronicity, 1511 Rte 22, Brewster. RSVP: 845.363.1765. SynchronicityNY.com.

New Dawn Foundation Healing Fair – 10am-7pm. Try all therapies included in entrance price (Reiki, Energy Balancing, Vortex, Clairvoyance, etc.) Try a therapy, have a snack and relax. $35. At The Oaks, 590 Davenport Avenue, New Rochelle. Info: 914.522.3308.

Aromatherapy & Healing with Essential Oils – 11am. Last Saturday of month. Essential Oils are natural and stimulate the body’s own innate capacity to heal. Use them instead of pesticides, as beauty products and a component of a home physician’s kit. 49 Lawton St, 2nd floor, New Rochelle. 914.632.1101. WestchesterYogaArts.com.

Family Yoga – 11:15am-12:15pm w/Corey Essanason. Fun-filled yoga workshop for parents and children of all ages with a variety of asanas, partner poses and partnered breathing exercises. $25/2; $5/each additional participant. Quest Yoga Arts, 11-13 E Main St, Mt Kisco. Preregister: 914.241.9642. Questyogaarts.com.

Cheese Making 101 – 1-3pm. Carol Lakes, owner of SimpleCheeseMaking.com presents a hands-on workshop on the art of cheese-making. $20pp; $5/children 8-12. Hilltop Hanover Farm & Environmental Center, Yorktown Heights. Registration required. 914.962.2368. HilltopHanoverFarm.org.

Pests & Disease in the Garden – 2-4pm. Learn to prevent, identify, and treat damage done by common pests and diseases with focus on sustainable and earth-friendly methods to keep gardens healthy and blooming for years. $20pp; $5/children 8-12. Hilltop Hanover Farm & Environmental Center, Yorktown Heights. Registration required. 914. 962.2368.

UBAKA HILL Drumsong – 2-6pm. A fun and empowering exploration of the art and spirit of drumming utilizing unifying and energizing effects of individual and group ensemble. $140 or $125 by 7/18. Sponsored by The Center For Health and Healing at Quest Yoga, 11 East Main St, Mt. Kisco. TheCenterForHealthAndHealing.net.

SUNDAY, JULY 27

The Harlem Valley Rail Ride – Time TBA. Annual ride starts/ends at Eddie Collins Field in Millerton. Choose from 25, 40, 50, 75 or 100 mile routes along beautiful, low-traffic country roads. SAG support, bag check and clear route markings. Country festival follows ride. American Legion Beer Garden benefits Wounded Warriors Fund. HarlemValleyRailRide.com.

Medicine Cabinet Redux – 12-2pm. Introduction to Young Living essential oils. Om Chi Wellness, Dobbs Ferry. RSVP: 914.629.4346. OmChiWellness.com.

Séance: Talking to the Dead – 1-3pm w/Psychic Medium Joan Carra. Find comfort and closure with messages from passed loved ones. $55. Wainwright House, 260 Stuyvesant Ave, Rye. RSVP: 203.531.6387 or PsychicJoanCarra.com.

MONDAY, JULY 28

Summer Bee Camp – 9am-2pm M-F July 28-Aug 1. This hands-on training teaches and allows some fantastic fun while exploring the art of caring for honey bees. For boys & girls entering grades 3-6. $100 per child. Stony Kill Farm. StonyKill.org.

StarVisions Healing Circle – 7pm. Connecting wisdom and energy principles to life; experience deep energy healing in group setting with Anne Bentzen, Reiki Master. $15/students or $25. Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 236 S Bedford Rd, Mt Kisco. Preregister: 914.588.4079.

Monthly Restorative Yoga – 7-8:30pm. An evening of gentle yoga poses; fully supported by props to release tension, rest and rejuvenate the body, mind and heart. Rivertown Center for Yoga, 343 Broadway, Dobbs Ferry. Donations welcome. Beth Bierko: 914.384.9983. RivertownYoga.com

WEDNESDAY, JULY 30

Awakening Through Kindness – 7-9pm. What if awakening is becoming who one really is: an imperfect human being. This is kindness itself in action. Wainwright House, Rye. $32/non-members. 914.967.6080. Wainwright.org.

THURSDAY, JULY 31

Introduction to Meditation – 6:45-8pm. Learn appropriate posture and meditation techniques to begin or support a meditation practice that includes sitting and walking meditation instruction. Preregister: $30ea or $75/3. 153 E Main St, Mt Kisco. TheCenterForHealthAndHealing.net.

SATURDAY, AUGUST 2

Westchester Wellness Fair – 11am-4pm. Hosted by the Finger Lakes School of Massage, Westchester. Speakers and demos such as massage, Tai Chi, yoga, Reiki and Pilates and activities for the kids. Free. FLSM, 272 N. Bedford Road, Mount Kisco. FLSM.com.

Bold/Beautiful/Breathtaking Butterflies – 2pm. From chrysalis to butterfly, come learn all about butterflies and what makes them fascinating and important to the world. Recommended for children ages 8 and younger. Members/$5, or $8pp. Greenburgh Nature Center. 914.723.3470. GreenburghNatureCenter.org.

 

 

Natural Awakenings Calendar Listings for June, 2014 in Westchester, Putnam and Dutchess, NY

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UPCOMING EVENTS

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SUNDAY, JUNE 1

Awaken Wellness Fair – 10am-5pm. A whole new kind of body-mind-spirit-green expo, now in Stamford. Speakers, healers, vendors and readers. Stamford Marriott Hotel & Spa, 243 Tresser Blvd, Stamford, CT. Info: AwakenFair.com. Click on Stamford CT 6-1-14.

Tibetan Buddhist Meditation – 10:30-11:30am. Sitting and walking meditation, dharma teaching and Q&A. No experience needed. $15/cash drop-in. Sponsored by The Center of Health & Healing, takes place at Quest Yoga Arts, Mt Kisco. Register online at: TheCenterForHealthAndHealing.net.

Core Principles of Pilates – 12:30-2:30pm w/Kate Petagine. A beginner workshop, pre-requisite to group Pilates classes. $25. Preregistration required. Inner Balance Studio, 1072 Rte 311, Patterson. 845.878.7800.

MONDAY, JUNE 2

Draw Out Your Greatness: An Intuitive Artistic Journey – 1-3:30pm w/Linda Richichi. Leading toward the life you were born to live. 6 week series. Wainwright House, Rye 914.967.6080. Wainwright.org.

TUESDAY, JUNE 3

Asana Sound Alignment: Balancing Energy for Body/Mind/Spirit – 6:30-8pm w/Kate Bovers & Marianne Denniston. 200 year-old Tibetan bowls will be played while being guided into supported asanas. Wainwright House, Rye. 914.967.6080. Wainwright.org.

Intentional Living Interest Group – 7-9pm. Free and open to all who wish to explore ways of living with greater intention and purpose. The Graduate Institute, 171 Amity Rd, Bethany, CT. RSVP: Learn.Edu/events.

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 4

Bi Monthly Adult Meditation Group – 10-11am w/Merrill Black, Reiki Master. Unique theme, guided meditation, group discussion. The Temperance Center, 453 White Plains Rd, Ste 203, Eastchester. $15. 914.793.2600. TheTemperanceCenter.com.

Open House & Information Session – 5:30-7pm. Learn about The Graduate Institute’s fall line-up of master’s degrees and certificate programs in holistic and emerging fields. The Graduate Institute, 171 Amity Rd, Bethany, CT. RSVP: Learn.edu/events.

ADD Just Doesn’t Add Up – 7-8:45pm. Learn current facts & how to distinguish visual problems that mimic or complicate ADD/ADHD. Free. Dr Samantha Slotnick, 495 Central Park Ave, Ste 301, Scarsdale. RSVP w/Jane: 914.874.1177. DrSlotnick.com.

Tibetan Singing Bowl Sound Healing Event – 7pm w/Beth Mullin. Prompt start time 7:30pm. Bring a yoga mat, blanket, and pillow; chairs available. The Livingroom, 103 Main St, Cold Spring. $20/before June 1 or $25. 845.661.3630.

THURSDAY, JUNE 5

Panchakarma Retreat at Ayurveda – June 5-8 w/Scott Gerson, MD. Four day all inclusive Ayurvedic detoxification and rebalancing program. Ayurveda MD, 584 Milltown Rd, Brewster. Info: 845.278.8700. Ayurveda.MD.

4th Annual Westchester Green Business Challenge Recognition Event– 5-8pm. Cocktail reception and networking at Crowne Plaza, 66 Hale Ave, White Plains. Info: Facebook.com/WestchesterGreenBusinessChallenge.

FRIDAY, JUNE 6

The Healer’s Lounge Networking Event – 10-11:30am. A casual, drop-in multidiscipline networking group for therapists, healers, and wellness practitioners. Sponsored by The Center for Health & Healing at Quest Yoga Arts, Mt Kisco. Info: TheCenterForHealthAndHealing.net.

SATURDAY, JUNE 7

Shovel Ready String Band – 10am-12pm. 6-piece acoustic band plays a vibrant mix of old-timey, bluegrass, jug band and original music. Free. Corner of Spring and Main Streets in downtown Ossining. 914.923.4837. DownToEarthMarkets.com.

Painting from the Inside Out Workshop – 10-4pm. No painting skills required, just the desire to express and explore creativity. $90, materials included. Tarrytown. Register: Eve-Marie 914.844.6213; evemarieelkin.com.

Book Signing: The Biology of Beating Stress – 11am-2pm. Learn how stress affects health and which supplements assist in improving well-being. The Vitamin Shoppe, 2363 Central Park Ave, Yonkers. Info: Jeanne Ricks at 914.319.3220. NuDay.org.

Home Canning Demonstration – 1-3pm. Learn how to safely preserve and pickle fresh garden fruits and vegetables using the water bath method in this demonstration with Janie Greenwald. Free. Patterson Library, 1167 Rte 311, Patterson. 845.878.6121 x10. PattersonLibrary.org.

Restorative Yoga Workshop – 2-4pm. Relax in comfortable postures to nourish the spine and open tight hips and shoulders; decrease stress, anxiety, depression and pain. Reiki healing included. $35 .o2living, Yellow Monkey Village, Cross River. Registration required: 914.763.6320.

SUNDAY, JUNE 8

Community Zumba – 12-1pm w/Kate Petagine. Approachable from any level, admission is by donation of personal care products for Pawling Community Resource Center. Inner Balance Studio, 1072 Rte 311, Patterson. InnerBalanceStudio.org.

Women’s Healing Circle & Water Ceremony – 2-5pm w/Nadiya Nottingham, Celtic Priestess and Shamanic Healer. $40. Inner Balance Studio, 1072 Rte 311, Patterson. Info: 845.878.7800. InnerBalanceStudio.org.

Working With Energy: Tips/Tricks/Tools –2-5pm w/Kathy Fitzgerald. Experience grounding techniques, call back energy, and release energy that may be holding one back from enjoying a healthier self. $65. Quest Yoga Arts, Mt Kisco. Register online at: TheCenterForHealthAndHealing.net.

MONDAY, JUNE 9

Kripalu Morning Yoga – 9-10:30am. Receive individual attention in this creative, multi-level class. First class free. YogaShine Studio, 7-11 Legion Dr, Valhalla. 914.769.8745. Yogashine.com

Stand Up Paddleboard Yoga – 9:30-10:45am w/Debbie Bisaccia. Bring your own equipment for this 4wk class on Mondays and Wednesdays. Wainwright House, Rye. 914.967.6080. Wainwright.org.

Bi Monthly Adult Meditation Group – 7-8pm w/Merrill Black, Reiki Master. Unique theme, guided meditation, group discussion. The Temperance Center, 453 White Plains Rd, Ste 203, Eastchester. $15. 914.793.2600. TheTemperanceCenter.com.

TUESDAY, JUNE 10

Putnam County over 40 Females Professional Women’s Networking Group – 6-8pm. Come get empowered, connected and inspired; make great connections and meet new friends. Free/members or $25. Info: 914.260.3171. Over40Females.com .

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 11

The Graduate Institute Open House and Info Session – 4 pm. Learn about the Master of Arts and Certificate Program in Integrative Health and Healing at The Graduate Institute’s open house at Stamford Hospital. Info: 203.874.4252. Learn.edu/ihh.

Nature in Your Landscape: Birds, Bees, Butterflies, Bugs & Bats – 7pm. Sierra Club presents Jay Archer of Green Jay landscaping discussing practical design ideas including reducing lawn area, use of native plants and edibles, organic plant care, and vertical gardens. Free. Greenburgh Nature Center. 914.723.3470. GreenburghNatureCenter.org.

Kripalu Evening Yoga – 7-8:30pm. Receive individual attention in this creative, multi-level class. First class free. YogaShine Studio, 7-11 Legion Dr, Valhalla. 914.769.8745. Yogashine.com

THURSDAY, JUNE 12

Party on the Pond at Sheldrake – Time TBA. Fundraising gala and celebration held by the pond on the grounds of James G Johnson Junior Conservancy. Ticket info: 914.218.3968. SheldrakeCenter.org.

Super Gentle Morning Yoga – 9:30-10:30am. Multi-level Kripalu-style for seniors and those with special needs and concerns wanting a gentle class. Lots of individual attention. First class free. YogaShine Studio, 7-11 Legion Dr, Valhalla. 914.769.8745. Yogashine.com.

Detox Cleanse Webinar: Spring into Health – 1-2pm. Learn how to boost energy, improve digestion, and jump-start the metabolism. Detoxify over 21 days with whole foods. Presented by BodyCures. Free registration and detox guide. BodyCures.com/detox.

Lyme Disease & Other Tick Borne Diseases – 6-7:30pm. Presenter Dr B Kenneth Liegner discusses symptoms, diagnosis and how to keep safe. Free. Somers Library, Rte 139 & Reis Park, Somers. Register: 914.232.5717. Somerslibrary.org.

FRIDAY, JUNE 13

Bi Monthly Adult Meditation Group – 7-8pm w/Merrill Black, Reiki Master. Unique theme, guided meditation, group discussion. The Temperance Center, 453 White Plains Rd, Ste 203, Eastchester. $15. 914.793.2600. TheTemperanceCenter.com.

Archangel Workshop – 7-9pm w/Elka Boren. $35. Synchronicity,1511 Rte 22, Brewster. RSVP: 845.363.1765. SynchronicityNY.com.

Drumming For Wellness – 7-9pm w/Damon Jackson. A celebration of community health and well being; learn how to use different instruments. Wainwright House, Rye. 914.967.6080. Wainwright.org.

SATURDAY, JUNE 14

Father’s Day Hike –10am-12pm. Naturalist Wilson Chang leads this free guided hike around the property and through the woods to learn about Westchester’s local flora and fauna. Hilltop Hanover Farm, 1271 Hanover St, Yorktown Heights. 914.962.2368. HilltopHanoverFarm.org/Events.

Free Healthy Chocolate Tasting & Opportunity for Chocolate Lovers – 1-3pm. High anti-oxidant and anti-inflammatory power; anti-aging ingredients, weight loss miracle and perfect mood enhancer. Larchmont. RSVP: 914.341.1246.

SUNDAY, JUNE 15

Tibetan Buddhist Meditation – 10:30-11:30am. Sitting and walking meditation, dharma teaching and Q&A. No experience needed. $15/cash drop-in. Sponsored by The Center of Health & Healing, takes place at Quest Yoga Arts, Mt Kisco. Register online at: TheCenterForHealthAndHealing.net.

MONDAY, JUNE 16

Walkable Westchester – 6:30pm. Local authors Jane and Walt Daniels discuss some of the 200 parks suitable for hiking and walking including Angle Fly Preserve. Free. Somers Library, Rte 139 & Reis Park, Somers Register: 914.232.5717. Somerslibrary.org.

TUESDAY, JUNE 17

Westchester Holistic Network – 8-10am. 3rd Tuesdays. Not just for practitioners; friendly people, healthy breakfast, and a compelling speaker each month. $15/members or $20. Good Counsel Campus, 52 N Broadway, White Plains. Info:WestchesterHolisticNetwork.org.

The Graduate Institute Open House and Info Session – 11:30 am. Learn about the Master of Arts and Certificate Program in Integrative Health and Healing at The Graduate Institute’s open house at Stamford Hospital. Info: 203.874.4252.Learn.edu/ihh.

Bowls For The Soul: Nourishing Mind/Body/Spirit – 12-2pm w/Wendy Sosik. Paint an affirmation bowl, gain insights, and work with chakras, meditation techniques and mindful eating. 2-part series. Wainwright House, Rye. 914.967.6080. Wainwright.org.

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 18

9th Annual Support Connection Golf Outing – Time TBA. A benefit tournament hosted by Club Fit to raise funds for Support Connection’s free breast and ovarian cancer support services. $225 per golfer or $900/foursome; $75/dinner only. The Garrison Golf Club, 2015 Rte 9, Garrison. Info: 914.962.6402. SupportConnection.org.

Men’s Health: 8 Weeks to the Habits of Living an Inspired Life – Time TBA. Dr Robert Abruzzesse, DC of Wellness is the Way and Soulauras offer 8 wks of chiropractic care, meditation, bodywork sessions and pilates. $1690. Soulauras, 520 N State Rd, Briarcliff. Info: 914.941.2400. Soulauras.com

Bi Monthly Adult Meditation Group – 10-11am w/Merrill Black, Reiki Master. Unique theme, guided meditation, group discussion. The Temperance Center, 453 White Plains Rd, Ste 203, Eastchester. $15. 914.793.2600. TheTemperanceCenter.com.

Get On Your Mat for Mental Health – 5:30pm. Mega-yoga event on Court St in White Plains with Matthew Sanford. Preregistration $20/$25 day of event; little yogis under 12/$10. For all ages and levels. MHAWestchester.org/onyourmat.

Vision & Success in School – 7-8:45pm. As many as 25% of children in any classroom have vision problems that keep them from reaching their potential; come learn more. Free. Dr Samantha Slotnick, 495 Central Park Ave, Ste 301, Scarsdale. RSVP w/Jane: 914.874.1177. DrSlotnick.com.

THURSDAY, JUNE 19

Reversing Autoimmune Diseases Naturally – 7:30pm. Holistic Mom’s hosts Denise Otten, author of Curing Courtney, the story of triumph over her daughter’s autoimmune hepatitis liver disease. Jeffrey Kopelson, MD also presents his work with alternative modalities. Rye Free Reading Room, 1061 Boston Post Rd, Rye.

FRIDAY, JUNE 20

Living Well With Lyme Disease – June 20-22. Dr Tom Francescott hosts this workshop for those with Lyme disease, health-care providers who want to improve their diagnostic and treatment skills, and anyone wanting most up-to-date info. $395.Omega Institute for Holistic Studies, Rhinebeck. 845.876.5556.

New Rochelle’s Down to Earth Farmers Market – 8:30am-2:30pm. Opening day for local farmers market featuring fresh, seasonal fruits and vegetables; pasture-raised meats, chicken, and eggs; baked goods and more. North Avenue at Huguenot Park, in front of New Rochelle High School. 914.923.4837. DownToEarthMarkets.com.

Couples Cooking – 7pm w/Karen Muendell. Couples learn how to cook from scratch several healthy and delicious restaurant quality recipes. Bring a bottle of wine. Online registration required. $95 per couple. Hilltop Hanover Farm, 1271 Hanover St, Yorktown Heights. 914.962.2368. HilltopHanoverFarm.org/events.

Message Circle – 7-9pm w/Carla Blaha. $35. Synchronicity, 1511 Rte 22, Brewster. RSVP: 845.363.1765. SynchronicityNY.com.

SATURDAY, JUNE 21

Great Hudson River Revival/Clearwater Festival – June 21-22. This is the country’s oldest and largest music and environmental festival; honoring Pete & Toshi Seeger and featuring Lucinda Williams and Norah Jones. Croton Point Park, Croton-On-Hudson. Ticket prices start at $70. Visit ClearwaterFestival.org.

World Peace & Prayer Days – 3 nights and four days of ceremony and celebration. Donations. Bowdoin Park, 85 Sheafe Rd. Wappingers Falls. Info: Phone: 845.298.4600; worldpeaceandprayerday.com.

Pelham Yoga Summer Solstice Event – Registration: 8-8:45am; yoga 9-10:15am; live music: 10:15-11am. Bring a yoga mat and welcome the start of summer at this outdoor yoga event. Buy tickets online: ecopel.org.

Chatsworth Children’s Choir – 10am-12pm. Perform at Larchmont’s Down to Earth Farmers Market. Free. In the parking lot outside the Larchmont Metro North station. Cars enter on Myrtle Blvd. 914.923.4837. DownToEarthMarkets.com.

Introduction to Massage Therapy Seminar – 10am-4pm. One-day seminar explores massage therapy as a career. Receive a 90 minute massage from students and sample a class. $50. Finger Lakes School of Massage. Register: 914.241.7363 x14. Info: FLSM.com.

Monthly Teen Guided Mediation Group – 11am-12pm w/Merrill Black, Reiki Master. Ages 13-17. Unique theme. The Temperance Center, 453 White Plains Rd, Ste 203, Eastchester. $15. 914.793.2600.

Outdoor Yoga and Summer Solstice Celebration – presented by Riverstone Yoga, 5-7pm: picnic: 6-7pm: free kids yoga class: 7:30-8:30pm: yoga for all with live drumming. Free. Riverwalk Park 129 West Main St. Tarrytown. Info: riverstoneyoga.com; 914.332.9642.

SUNDAY, JUNE 22

Advanced Certification in Prenatal Massage – 6/22 & 6/29. 9:30am-5:30pm. Learn Prenatal massage for each trimester of pregnancy; physiology of pregnancy and postural changes and techniques. Prerequisite: LMT. $400. Finger Lakes School of Massage. Register: 607.272.9024 x 29. Info: FLSM.com.

Reiki Circle – 12-2pm w/Jackie Muller, Reiki Master and Teacher. $15. Inner Balance Studio, 1072 Rte 311, Patterson. InnerBalanceStudio.org.

Seance: Talking to the Dead – 1-3pm w/Medium Joan Carra. Find comfort and closure with messages from passed loved ones. $55. Wainwright House, 260 Stuyvesant Ave, Rye. 203.531.6387. PsychicJoanCarra.com.

Farm to Table Spring Fundraiser – 4-7pm. Guests enjoy seasonal fare from local restaurants, bakeries and wineries. $100pp/members; $150pp/non-members. All signups are online. Greenburgh Nature Center, 99 Dromore Rd, Scarsdale. Info: 914.723.3470. GreenburghNatureCenter.org.

Monthly Meditation Class – 7:30pm. Rona Levine, Reiki Master, yoga instructor certified hypnotist, and shamanic practitioner leads meditation practice and experiential movement to provide deeper insights and personal awareness. $20. Chapel at Croton Falls, Rte 22, Croton Falls. 914.236.4503. StarVisionsCommunity.org.

MONDAY, JUNE 23

Bi Monthly Adult Meditation Group – 7-8pm w/Merrill Black, Reiki Master. Unique theme, guided meditation, group discussion. The Temperance Center, 453 White Plains Rd, Ste 203, Eastchester. $15. 914.793.2600. TheTemperanceCenter.com.

THURSDAY, JUNE 26

Book Club for Women with Breast & Ovarian Cancer – 7-8:45pm. Carolyn Steele shares adventures from her book Trucking in English. Open to people living with breast, ovarian or gynecological cancer. Hudson Valley Hospital Center, 1980 Crompond Rd, Cortlandt Manor. Info: 914.962.6402. SupportConnection.org.

FRIDAY, JUNE 27

One Light Healing Touch School Begins – A comprehensive 18-day training in over 33 Shamanic, Holistic and Esoteric healing techniques for healing the self and others. Meets June- Nov. Lagrangeville. Instructor, Penny Lavin: 845.878.5165. OLHT1.com.

Enhancement & Immersion Weekend – June 27-29 with Iyengar Master Gabriel Halpern. $165/full weekend, $80/Saturday only, or individually priced. The YogaScape, 64 Gleneida Ave, Carmel. 845.225.9642. TheYogaScape.com.

Training in Compassion: Cultivating a Tender Heart – June 27-29 with Norman Fischer and Rachel Cowan. Compassion meditation practices from the Buddhist and Jewish traditions. Garrison Institute. Info & to registration: 845.424.4800. GarrisonInstitute.org.

Wild Edibles Dinner – 5-7pm. Learn how to identify and sustainably forage a variety of local species; then learn how to prepare and season the wild edibles. $30pp.Online registration required. Hilltop Hanover Farm, 1271 Hanover St, Yorktown Heights. 914.962.2368. HilltopHanoverFarm.org/events.

The Key Principals of Pranayama & Meditation – 6-8:30pm. Part of enhancement and immersion weekend with Gabriel Halpern. $45. The YogaScape, 64 Gleneida Ave, Carmel. 845.225.9642. TheYogaScape.com.

New Moon Gathering – 7-8:30pm. Mythology, guided meditations and symbolic ritual facilitated by astrologer Pamela Cucinell; bring a journal or notebook. $20 members/$25 non-members, Wainwright House, Rye. Register: 914.967.6080.

Bi Monthly Adult Meditation Group – 7-8pm w/Merrill Black, Reiki Master. Unique theme, guided meditation, group discussion. The Temperance Center, 453 White Plains Rd, Ste 203, Eastchester. $15. 914.793.2600. TheTemperanceCenter.com.

Introduction to Tarot & Angel Cards – 7-9pm w/Alethea Jacob. $50. Synchronicity, 1511 Rte 22, Brewster. RSVP: 845.363.1765. SynchronicityNY.com.

SATURDAY, JUNE 28

Reiki I&II – 9am-5pm w/ Reiki Master Marcus Feighery. $275. Synchronicity, 1511 Rte 22, Brewster. RSVP: 845.363.1765. SynchronicityNY.com.

Back & Spine Care Support – 9am-12pm. Part of enhancement and immersion weekend with Gabriel Halpern. $50. TheYogaScape, 64 Gleneida Ave, Carmel. 845.225.9642. TheYogaScape.com

Walk Among Live Butterflies Grand Opening – 10am-3pm. Hoop structure housing butterflies is located in the meadow, providing a natural setting for both visitor and butterflies. Through Aug 3, 10am-3pm. Info: Greenburgh Nature Center, Scarsdale. 914.723.3470. GreenburghNatureCenter.org.

Herbal Salves Workshop – 1-2:30pm. Learn how to start making salves from scratch, including extracting essential oils, and methods for creating a personal blend of balms and salves. Hilltop Hanover Farm, 1271 Hanover St, Yorktown Heights. $20pp/registration required. 914.962.2368. HilltopHanoverFarm.org/events.

Pelvic & Shoulder Therapeutics – 1-3pm. Part of enhancement and immersion weekend with Gabriel Halpern. $40. TheYogaScape, 64 Gleneida Ave, Carmel. 845.225.9642. TheYogaScape.com

Spice it Up: Vegan Cooking Workshop – 1-4pm. Join Chef Rinku Bhattacharya using spices from around the world and learn how to amaze guests with tasty vegan cooking. Hilltop Hanover Farm, 1271 Hanover St, Yorktown Heights. $20pp/registration required. 914.962.2368. HilltopHanoverFarm.org/events.

SUNDAY, JUNE 29

Dragonfly Walk: With Friends of Muscoot Farm – 10am. Join Bedford Audubon’s Naturalist Tait Johansson for an early easy summer dragonfly walk on the beautiful grounds of Muscoot Farm. No registration necessary. BedfordAudubon.org.

Classic Asana & Their Revolved Counterparts – 10am-1pm. Part of enhancement and immersion weekend with Gabriel Halpern. $50. TheYogaScape, 64 Gleneida Ave, Carmel. Info: 845.225.9642. TheYogaScape.com.

Keys to Manifesting & Creating The Life You Want – 11am-1pm w/Althea Jacob. $50. Synchronicity, 1511 Rte 22, Brewster. RSVP: 845.363.1765. SynchronicityNY.com.

Book Signing: The Biology of Beating Stress – 12-3pm. Learn how stress affects health and which foods and supplements assist in improving well-being. Whole Foods, 1 Ridge Hill Blvd, Yonkers. Info: Jeanne Ricks at 914.319.3220. NuDay.org.

Summer Solstice Wine and Hors d’oeuvres Fundraiser – 1-4pm. Silent auction, video interview of the Late Pete Seeger. Proceeds benefit education programs and support the livestock at Stony Kill Farm, $25. 271 River Rd. North, Wappingers Falls. Tickets/Info: kmar2957@yahoo.com.

MONDAY, JUNE 30

StarVisions Healing Circle – 7:30pm. Connecting wisdom and energy principles to life; experience deep energy healing in a group setting with Anne Bentzen, Reiki Master. $15/students or $25. Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 236 S Bedford Rd, Mt. Kisco. 914.588.4079.

 

 

Natural Awakenings Calendar Listings for May, 2014 in Westchester, Putnam and Dutchess, NY

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UPCOMING EVENTS

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Thursday, May 1

Spirit Connection – 6-7pm. Receive messages of love and support from the other side, with Spiritinside, Inc., Robin C. Mueller, Spiritual Medium and Reiki Practitioner. Mount Kisco. $60. Reservations: 914.730.0155.

FRIDAY, MAY 2

The Healer’s Lounge – 10-11:30am. Free holistic network gathering. Drop in. Network with holistic practitioners of multidisciplines. Held in Mt. Kisco by The Center for Health and Healing, and Quest Yoga Arts.  Info: 914.260.1696; TheCenterForHealthAndHealing.net.

Bi Monthly Adult Meditation Group – 7-8pm w/Merrill Black, Reiki Master. Unique themes, guided meditation, and group discussion. The Temperance Center, 453 White Plains Rd, Ste 203, Eastchester. $15. 914.793.2600. TheTemperanceCenter.com.

SATURDAY, MAY 3

SPCA of Westchester’s Walkathon & Pet Fair –10am-2pm. 2.5 mile walk around the park, live music, food for people and canines, games and crafts for the kids and shopping in vendor village at the FDR State Park in Yorktown. Info: SPCA914.org.

Getting Started on Social Media w/Facebook for Business – 10:30am-12pm. This is a free, informational presentation for business owners and entrepreneurs presented by Feeling the Vibe Web Design & Digital Marketing. Free. Somers Library. Registration required: 914.232.5717. SomersLibrary.org.

Connecting With The Earth & Our Souls Through Growing Food – 10:30am-12noon. 4-week series. Class will be starting a small plot of edibles and discussing various topics. Wainwright House, Rye. Info: 914.967.6080; wainwright.org.

Vastu: The Vedic Science of Architecture & Design to Transform Your Life – 2-3:30pm. Explore energetic design techniques that balance the interaction of the five elements and nine directions. Wainwright House, Rye. Info: 914.967.6080; wainwright.org.

Body, Mind and Spirit Renewal Workshop – 3-5pm. w/ Essentials For Change Wellness Resources. Strategies for the Busy Woman’s Itinerary. Hosted by REN DAO Wellness Center at 2 Bashford St. Yonkers. $25. Reservations required. Info: Gayle Smith 914.316.8769; essentialsforchange.com.

SUNDAY, MAY 4

Member Appreciation Day at Massage Envy in Bedford Hills – Anniversary celebration and Member Appreciation Day, with free refreshments and aromatherapy or sugar foot therapy with a paid massage. Massage Envy Spa, 737 Bedford Rd. Bedford Hills. Info: 914.244.3689; MassageEnvy.com.

Mindfulness in Everyday Life – 10am-4pm. An illuminating journey toward developing conscious awareness through the way of the horse with James Cassese, LCSW and the Equine Energetix Herdat. Pegasus Therapeutic Riding in Brewster. Info: 212.477.4475. EquineEnergetix.com.

Acupressure Facial Class – 10am-5pm w/Gail Kellstrom. Open to all, no prior experience necessary. 7CEU’s available. Add to your practice or enhance self-care. Soulauras, 520 North State Rd, Briarcliff. 914.941.2400. Soulauras.com.

Tibetan Buddhist Meditation – 10:30-11:30am. Also May 17. Sitting and walking meditation, dharma teaching and Q&A. No experience necessary. The Center for Health and Healing, Mt Kisco. $15/drop-in. TheCenterForHealthAndHealing.net.

Core Principles of Pilates – 12:30-2:30pm w/Kate Petagine. A beginner workshop, pre-requisite to group Pilates classes. $25. Inner Balance Studio, 1072 Rte 311, Patterson. Preregistration required: 845.878.7800.

Séance: Talking to the Dead – 1-3pm w/Psychic Medium Joan Carra. Find comfort and closure with messages from passed loved ones. $55. Wainwright House, 260 Stuyvesant Ave, Rye. Reserve: 203.531.6387. PsychicJoanCarra.com.

Sparrow’s Nest Family Fun Day & Wellness Fair – 1-5pm. Activities for the whole family including: reflexology, facials, drumming, reiki, nutrition presentations, medicine workers, jewelry, food spices and more. $10/carload. Freedom Park 212 Skidmore Road Lagrangeville. Info: sparrowsnestcharity.com.

Priesthood Class & Ordination for Interfaith Ministry – 1-4:30pm. Rev Dan Chesbro teaches Melchizedek history, priesthood requirements and gives attunement in the Ordination of Melchizedek. $250/includes certification. Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 236 S Bedford Rd, Mt.Kisco. 914.236.4503. StarVisionsCommuity.org.

The Hudson Valley Wellness Fair – 1-5pm. Freedom Park in Lagrange, rain or shine. Learn how to lead healthier, happier lives in this family fun day; yoga drumming and vendors. Info: 845.380.7756.

Message Gallery – 6pm. Roland Comtois, internationally renowned medium and spirit guide, delivers channeled messages for the soul and the famous Purple Papers offer eternal love, hope and healing. $70. Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 236 S Bedford Rd, Mt. Kisco. 914.236.4503. StarVisionsCommunity.org.

Monthly Singing & Sounding Circle – 7-8:30pm. Come together to sing, be in community, free the voice, and receive healing. No professional or singing experience required. Rivertown Center for Yoga, 343 Broadway, Dobbs Ferry. By donation. Beth Bierko: 914.384.9983; RivertownYoga.com.

TUESDAY, MAY 6

Green Drinks Meeting – 6- 8pm. Green Drinks Westchester meets at Green Eileen in May. Green Eileen is Eileen Fisher’s revolutionary recycled clothing initiative. Green Eileen, 2350 Central Park Ave, Yonkers. Facebook.com/GreenDrinksWestchester.

Reiki Practitioner Share – 6:30pm. A free gathering of Reiki practitioners to replenish reserves. Share and receive Reiki energy with a loving community of Reiki practitioners. The Dreaming Goddess, Poughkeepsie. 845.473.2206. DreamingGoddess.com.

Chakras/Colors/Crystals, Ooh My! – 7-8:30pm. Hands-on workshop with Diane LaVita. $11. Refreshments served. RSVP/information: 914.575.8170. NewAgeBeginnings.com.

Gluten-Free, Is It For Me? – 7-8:15 pm. Demystifying the gluten-free craze. Learn how to figure out how gluten affects the body; also menu ideas and recipes. Wainwright House, Rye. Info: 914.967.6080; wainwright.org.

WEDNESDAY, MAY 7

Bi Monthly Adult Meditation Group – 10-11am w/Merrill Black, Reiki Master. Unique theme, guided meditation, group discussion. The Temperance Center, 453 White Plains Rd, Ste 203, Eastchester. $15. 914.793.2600. TheTemperanceCenter.com.

Soulauras Wellness Sampling Event – 6-9:30pm. 30 min sessions of bodywork, facials, reflexology, reiki, chakra balancing and aromatherapy. Introducing Neal’s Yards remedies organics.1st session complimentary; 30min/$30. Pilates class 6-7:15pm. Soulauras, 520 North State Rd, Briarcliff. Preregistration required: 914.941.2400. Soulauras.com.

It’s All in Your Hands – 7-8:30pm w/Diane LaVita. Learn about methods to calm the self and work through life issues. $11. Refreshments served. RSVP/information: 914.575.8170. NewAgeBeginnings.com.

Kabbalah: Mystical Mindfulness – 7-9 pm. 3-week series. Rabbi Leora Frankel introduces the core concepts of Kabbalah and how to can apply them in one’s life. Wainwright House, Rye. Info: 914.967.6080; wainwright.org.

THURSDAY, MAY 8

Healthy Chocolate Tasting for Chocolate Lovers – 6-8pm. w/ Brigitte Shotiminrin. Learn about the health benefits of chocolate, such as mood enhancing, and anti-aging, anti-inflammatory and weight loss benefits. Free. WellSpring Holistic and Green Health Center, 1415 Boston Post Rd. Suite 5, Larchmont. RSVP 914.341.1246. Info: wellspringhhc.com.

Girls Night Out – 6-8:30pm. Jewelry, bowls, massage, reiki, angels, angel readings, raffles, refreshments & fun. $7. Larchmont. RSVP/info: 914.575.8170. NewAgeBeginnings.com.

Change Over Time Workshop – 7pm w/Joseph V Cassarino. Learn to ease through the pain of divorce and other relationship break-ups in a healthy, productive manner. The Royal Regency Hotel, Yonkers. Info: OverComeDivorcePain.com.

Introduction to the Alexander Technique – 7-8:15pm. This 4wk class introduces the ideas developed my F M Alexander to gain poise in everyday life and reduce stress and tension. Quest Yoga Arts, 11 Main St, Mount Kisco. Preregistration required. Contact Karla Diamond: 914.649.9565.

FRIDAY, MAY 9

Soren Gordhamer: Wisdom 2.0 Retreat/ Disconnect to Connect – May 9-11. Exploring mindfulness, wisdom and compassion while living in the challenges of the digital age. Garrison Institute. Info/registration: 845.424.4800. GarrisonInstitute.org.

Electronic Spirit Communication – 7-9pm w/Barry Piro. $25. Synchronicity, 1511 Rte 22, Brewster. RSVP: 845.363.1765. SynchronicityNY.com.

SATURDAY, MAY 10

Painting from the Inside Out Workshop: two 1-day offerings – 10-4pm (5/10 & 6/7). No painting skills required, just the desire to express and explore creativity. Sign up for both for $150-: each one $90- materials included. Tarrytown. Register: Eve-Marie 914.844.6213; evemarieelkin.com.

Mid-Hudson Walk for Celiac Disease – Registration: 9am; 10am scheduled start. Gluten-free walk and fair with music, info and gluten-free food and beer. Walkway over the Hudson. $20/preregistered or $25. More info: DigestiveDiseaseNY.com.

Susan Miller of the Astrology Zone presents “A Look Ahead” – 10am-3pm. Content-rich talk plus buffet lunch. $95 Wainwright House, Rye. Pre-Register: http://bit.ly/1jJ9sBl.

Springside Annual Plant Sale & Open Day – 10am-3pm. Enjoy plant sale and self-guided walking tours. GPS, 185 Academy St, Poughkeepsie. Info: 845.454.2060. SpringsideLandmark.org.

Spring Celebration & Plant Sale at Stony Kill – 11am-3pm. Plants for sale, sheep shearing, demonstrations, children’s activities, tours, food, live music, gift shop and more. Stony Kill Farm, 79 Farmstead Lane Wappingers Falls. Info: 845.831.1617; stonykill.org.

StarVisions Healing & Psychic Fair – 11am-4pm. Experience seven outstanding intuitive practitioners offering readings, healing and massage. Affordable sessions from 15-60min. Unique gifts of jewelry, healing kits and reiki pillows available. Chapel at Croton Falls, Rte 22, Croton Falls. StarVisionsCommunity.org.

Stress Reduction with Energy Healing – 12-1:15. Penny Lavin from the international, One Light Healing Touch School, leads an experiential class teaching a range of self-healing practices to release stress and develop innate healing ability. Free. Lagrange Assoc Library, Freedom Exec Park, Poughkeepsie. Preregister: 845.452.3141. OLHT1.com.

Nurturing The Nurturers: A Pre-Mother’s Day Half-Day Retreat for Women – 1:30-5pm. Explore through yoga, meditation, journaling and group discussion the fullness of relationships with mothers and as mothers and the caregivers role. $50/advance or $65. Rivertown Center for Yoga, 343 Broadway, Dobbs Ferry. Info: Beth Bierko: 914.384.9983. RivertownYoga.com.

Grand Master Of Tarot Cards Workshop – 2-5pm. Join Grand Master of Tarot, Rachel Pollack for a fun Mother’s Day weekend event; learn more about Tarot and experience a Wisdom Reading. No experience necessary. $75. The Center for Health and Healing, Mt. Kisco. Preregister online: TheCenterForHealthAndHealing.net.

SUNDAY, MAY 11

Mom & Me Yoga Class – 11am-12:30pm w/Monique Michaels. Celebrate this unique and powerful bond with your daughters by sharing the journey of yoga together. Quest Yoga Arts,   11-13 E Main St, 2nd fl, Mt. Kisco. Register by Thursday, May 8th: 914.241.9642 or QuestYogaArts.com.

MONDAY, MAY 12

Prenatal Alexander Workshop – 1:30-2:30. Karla Diamond teaches an introductory 4 week workshop for expectant mothers. Learn to use the body with less tension and more ease; practical ways for helping with low back pain, bending and carrying. Quest Yoga Arts, Mount Kisco. Karla: 914.649.9565.

Bi Monthly Adult Meditation Group – 7-8pm w/Merrill Black, Reiki Master. Unique themes, guided meditation, and group discussion. The Temperance Center, 453 White Plains Rd, Ste 203, Eastchester. $15. 914.793.2600. TheTemperanceCenter.com.

Yoga Free Play – 7-8:30pm. A rejuvenating evening of exploring meditation in motion through yoga, dance, and fuller physical expression accompanied by world music, led by Sarah J Rubin. $25/advance or $30. Rivertown Center for Yoga, 343 Broadway, Dobbs Ferry. Beth Bierko: 914. 384.9983. RivertownYoga.com.

TUESDAY, MAY 13

Massage Envy facial and skin analyses event – Free mini-facials for members and guests. Massage Envy Spa, 737 Bedford Rd. Bedford Hills. Info: 914.244.3689; MassageEnvy.com.

Putnam County Professional Women’s Networking Group – 6-8pm. For women over 40, come get empowered, connected, inspired and meet new friends. Free/members or $25. Info: 914.260.3171. Over40Females.com.

Tea & Stones – 6:30pm. A free hour seminar exploring a different stone monthly from the magical mineral kingdom, over a cup of tea. The Dreaming Goddess, Poughkeepsie. 845.473.2206. DreamingGoddess.com.

Chakras/Colors/Crystals, Ooh My! – 7-8:30pm. Hands-on workshop with Diane LaVita. $11. Refreshment served. RSVP/information: 914.575.8170. NewAgeBeginnings.com.

WEDNESDAY, MAY 14

It’s All in Your Hands – 7-8:30pm w/Diane LaVita. Learn about methods to calm the self and work through life issues. $11. Refreshments served. RSVP/information: 914.575.8170. NewAgeBeginnings.com.

THURSDAY, MAY 15

Girls Night Out – 6-8:30pm. Jewelry, bowls, massage, reiki, angels, angel readings, raffles, refreshments & fun. $7. Larchmont. RSVP/info: 914.575.8170. NewAgeBeginnings.com.

FRIDAY, MAY 16

Align and Refine: Understanding the Importance of Posture Fundamentals. May 16-18. Beginners create a strong foundation, seasoned yogis uncover habits and teachers refine the eye. Prices vary depending on membership. Sponsored by TheYogaScape at Himalayan Institute in Honesdale, PA. 800.822.4547. YogaInternational.com.

Bi Monthly Adult Meditation Group – 7-8pm w/Merrill Black, Reiki Master. Unique themes, guided meditation, and group discussion. The Temperance Center, 453 White Plains Rd, Ste 203, Eastchester. $15. 914.793.2600. TheTemperanceCenter.com.

Archangel Workshop – 7-9pm w/Elka Boren. $35. Synchronicity, 1511 Rte 22, Brewster. RSVP: 845.363.1765. SynchronicityNY.com.

SATURDAY, MAY 17

Open House at Simply Contours – 9am-12pm. All welcome. Visitors can receive one free treatment upon purchasing 4-5 treatments. Simply Contours, 2058 Central Park Ave, Yonkers. Info: 914.337.0443. SimplyContours.com.

Getting Started on Social Media w/Twitter for Business – 10:30am-12pm. This is a free, informational presentation for business owners and entrepreneurs presented by Feeling the Vibe Web Design & Digital Marketing. Free. Somers Library. Registration required: 914.232.5717. SomersLibrary.org.

Monthly Teen Guided Mediation Group – 11am-12pm w/Merrill Black, Reiki Master. Ages 13-17. Unique theme. The Temperance Center, 453 White Plains Rd, Ste 203, Eastchester. $15. 914.793.2600.

Introduction to Kundalini Yoga and Meditation – 11am-1pm. Explore ways to destress and find inspiration. $20. Golden Temple Yoga. 223 Katonah.RSVP: 914.232.3473.

Reiki Master Teacher Training –11am-4pm. An intimate class learning how to pass Reiki attunement to share the gift of Reiki with others. The Dreaming Goddess, Poughkeepsie. Preregistration required: 845.473.2206. DreamingGoddess.com.

Healthy Chocolate Tasting for Chocolate Lovers – 1-3pm. w/ Brigitte Shotiminrin. Learn about the health benefits of chocolate, such as mood enhancing, and anti-aging, anti-inflammatory and weight loss benefits. Free. WellSpring Holistic and Green Health Center, 1415 Boston Post Rd. Suite 5, Larchmont. RSVP 914.341.1246. Info: wellspringhhc.com.

Restore & Renew Workshop – 2-4pm w/Terry Ariano. Every third Saturday, join Terry for a deeply restorative yoga class, focusing on holding and deepening postures through the breath. $20. TheYogaScape, 64 Gleneida Ave, Carmel. 845.225.9642. TheYogaScape.com.

Crystal Temple Open House – 2-5pm. Vibrational & holistic healing, wellness with essences, bowls, angel readings & more. Larchmont. RSVP/information: 914.575.8170. NewAgeBeginnings.com.

SUNDAY, MAY 18

A Day of Healing – 10am-5pm. Penny Lavin from the international, One Light Healing Touch School, teaches Scanning, Radiant, and Color Healing for healing oneself and others; clear blockages and increase health and spiritual awareness. $150/includes lunch. $15 off w/2 wks prior registration. Register: 845.878.5165. Lagrangeville location.

Reiki 1 – 10am-5pm. With Spiritinside, Inc., Robin C. Mueller, Spiritual Medium and Reiki Practitioner Mount Kisco. $250. Register: 914.730.0155.

The Joy of Creating with Color & Sound – 1-4 pm. Explore how color influences. Create mandalas and paintings while live music is performed by an acoustic bassist. Wainwright House, Rye. Info: 914.967.6080; wainwright.org.

Family Yoga – 11:45am-12:45pm w/Chiara McCarthy. Families participate in a variety of asanas, exploring partner poses as well as partnered breathing exercises. All ages. $25/two people, $5/each additional. Quest Yoga Arts, 11-13 E Main St, 2nd fl, Mt. Kisco. Preregistration required: 914.241.9642. QuestYogaArts.com.

Community Yoga – 12-1:15pm w/Alma Pink. Approachable from any level, admission by donation of personal care products for Pawling Community Resource Center. Inner Balance Studio, 1072 Rte 311, Patterson. InnerbalanceStudio.org.

Crystal Singing Bowls – 1-3pm. Learn to play the crystal singing bowls and experience a chakra balancing. $11. RSVP/information: 914.575.8170. NewAgeBeginnings.com.

Restorative Yoga Workshop – 4-6pm w/Karla Diamond. Release deeply held tensions, calm the nervous system, strengthen the immune system, and increase self awareness. $30. Quest Yoga Arts, 11-13 E Main St, 2nd fl, Mt. Kisco. Preregistration requested: 914.241.9642. QuestYogaArts.com.     

Women’s Full Moon Gathering – 7pm. Honoring the Mother Earth and the light of the Goddess within. The Dreaming Goddess, Poughkeepsie. 845.473.2206. DreamingGoddess.com.

MONDAY, MAY 19

Community Reiki Circle – 7-8:45pm. Experience the power of this natural, healing energy by trained masters and practitioners. Open to those trained in Reiki who wish to practice and those not trained who wish to receive healing. Rivertown Center for Yoga, 343 Broadway, Dobbs Ferry. Beth Bierko: 914.384.9983. RivertownYoga.com.

Monthly Restorative Yoga – 7-8:45pm. An evening of gentle yoga poses, fully supported by props to release tension, rest and rejuvenate the body, mind and heart. By donation. Rivertown Center for Yoga, 343 Broadway, Dobbs Ferry. Beth Bierko 914.384.9983. RivertownYoga.com.

StarVisions Healing Circle – 7:30pm. Connect wisdom and energy principles to life; experience deep energy healing in a group setting with Anne Bentzen, Reiki Master. $15/students or $25. Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 236 S Bedford Rd, Mt. Kisco. Preregister: 914.588.4079.

TUESDAY, MAY 20

Reiki Training Series – 6:30pm. First of six classes providing in-depth Reiki Level 1, Master Practitioner teachings, the Reiki attunements and certificate upon completion. Preregistration required. The Dreaming Goddess, Poughkeepsie. 845.473.2206. DreamingGoddess.com.

WEDNESDAY, MAY 21

Bi Monthly Adult Meditation Group – 10-11am w/Merrill Black, Reiki Master. Unique theme, guided meditation, group discussion. The Temperance Center, 453 White Plains Rd, Ste 203, Eastchester. $15. 914.793.2600. TheTemperanceCenter.com.

The Jewels in Your Horoscope – 7-8:30pm. w/ astrologer, Pamela Cucinell. What glitters with promise for purpose, love and fulfillment? Participants get mini-read from personal horoscopes to illustrate how astrology works. $30 members/$36 non-members, Wainwright House, Rye Register: 914.967.6080.

SATURDAY, MAY 24

Reiki 1 & II – 9am-5pm w/Reiki Master Marcus Feighery. $275. Synchronicity, 1511 Rte 22, Brewster. RSVP: 845.363.1765. SynchronicityNY.com.

SUNDAY, MAY 25

Reiki Circle – 12-2pm w/Jackie Muller, Reiki Master. $15. Inner Balance Studio, 1072 Rte 311, Patterson. InnerBalanceStudio.org.

Monday, May 23

Gelek Rimpoche: Manjushri’s System of Blasting Through Ignorance – 5/23-5/26. Transforming ourselves and our experience of the world. Garrison Institute. Info/register: 845.424.4800; garrisoninstitute.org.

TUESDAY, MAY 27

The Hawaiian People and Their Spiritual Traditions – 7-8:30pm w/Marcos Lyras. Free. Reservation a must. Larchmont. RSVP/information: 914.575.8170.

WEDNESDAY, MAY 28

New Moon Vision Board Workshop – 6-8:30pm w/Diane Lavita. $11/includes materials. Refreshments served. RSVP/information: 914.575.8170. NewAgeBeginnings.com.

THURSDAY, MAY 29

Holistic Moms Network Meeting: Cranial Osteopathy – 7:30pm w/Dr Katherine Scoville and Dr Ivan Hernandez. Learn how Cranial Osteopathy differs from cranial sacral treatment or chiropractic, and relates to physical therapy for whole body alignment. Free. Rye Free Reading Room, 1061 Boston Post Rd, Rye. HolisticMoms.org.

Connecting With Your Angels Workshop – 7-9pm w/Katie Ciriello. $35. Synchronicity, 1511 Rte 22, Brewster. RSVP: 845.363.1765. SynchronicityNY.com.

FRIDAY, MAY 30

Yoga Nidra – 7:15-8:30pm w/Alma Pink & John DeJulio. The dreamless sleep of the yogis leaves one fully restored. Guided imagery, breath direction, and gentle stretches. $17. Inner Balance Studio, 1072 Rte 311, Patterson. Preregister: 845.878.7800.

SATURDAY, MAY 31

A Day of Healing – 10am-5pm. Penny Lavin from the international, One Light Healing Touch School, teaches Scanning, Radiant, and Color Healing for healing oneself and others; clear blockages and increase health and spiritual awareness. $150/includes lunch. $15 off w/2 wks prior registration. Register: 845.878.5165. Lagrangeville location.

Building the Inner Resources: Knowing Unchanging Happiness – 1:30-5pm w/Brahmani Liebman. Learn practices that support the spiritual path; find happiness from within no matter what life experience comes along. $60/advance or $75. Rivertown Center for Yoga, 343 Broadway, Dobbs Ferry. Beth Bierko: 914 384-9983. Register: RivertownYoga.com.

A Master Yoga Class – 2:30-4:30pm w/Tao Porchon-Lynch. Join YTA’s President Emeritus for an afternoon of yoga. $45. The YogaScape, 64 Gleneida Ave, Carmel. 845.225.9642. Info about Tao: TaoPorchon-Lynch.com.

Working with Angels/Merlin/Higher Self – 3-6pm. StarVisions sponsors Margaret Doner, LMT, author, and angelic channel sharing how to work with the angelic realm to reach one’s highest potential. Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 236 S Bedford Rd, Mt. Kisco. Register online: StarVisionsCommunity.org.

SUNDAY, JUNE 1

Awaken Wellness Fair – 10am-5pm. A whole new kind of body-mind-spirit-green expo, now in Stamford. Speakers, healers, vendors and readers. Stamford Marriott Hotel & Spa, 243 Tresser Blvd, Stamford, CT. Info: AwakenFair.com. Click on Stamford CT 6-1-14.

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 4

Tibetan Singing Bowl Sound Healing Event – 7pm w/Beth Mullin. Prompt start time 7:30pm. Bring a yoga mat, blanket, and pillow; chairs available. The Livingroom, 103 Main St, Cold Spring. $20/before June 1 or $25. 845.661.3630.

Saturday, June 7

Painting from the Inside Out Workshop – 10-4pm. No painting skills required, just the desire to express and explore creativity. $90, materials included. Tarrytown. Register: Eve-Marie 914.844.6213; evemarieelkin.com.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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