Natural Awakenings Calendar Listings for February, 2016 in Westchester, Putnam and Dutchess, NY

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UPCOMING EVENTS
Please call ahead to confirm event details.

MONDAY, FEBRUARY 1

Osteoporosis: An Ayurvedic Prospective: Prevention, Treatment & Management – 7-9pm. Osteoporosis Awareness Group with speaker Dr. Somesh Kaushik, ND from Ayurvedic and Naturopathic Clinic, White Plains. Free. Burke Rehabilitation Hospital, 785 Mamaroneck Ave., White Plains. Contact Susan: 914.260.9339.

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

TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 2

You and the Monkey Year! – 7-8:30pm. Astrologer Pamela Cucinell provides 2016 overview through her forecasting tools. Supply birth information at registration for a chance in the “hot seat” and individual insight. $30. W@tercooler, Tarrytown. Preregistration required: 917.796.6026.

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

Love Magick – 7:30pm. Find love or rekindle the spark in a current relationship. An evening of enchanting spell work. Hands of Serenity Healing, 1129 Main St., Fishkill. Register: 845.896.1915. HandsOfSerenityHealing.com.

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 6

Kirtan: Songs for the Soul/Valentine’s Day Celebration – 6-7:15pm. With Tejase, acoustic guitar, bass, percussion and harmonium. Call and response. The Temperance Center, 453 White Plains Rd. Ste. 203, Eastchester. $15. 914.793.2600. TheTemperanceCenter.com.

Shamanic Journey Class with Melanie Ryan and Karine Gordineer – 7-8:30pm. Receive messages and guidance by connecting with one’s higher self and guides. A spiritual tool for growth, healing and working through psychological issues. Bring a journal. $48. 153 East Main St., Mt. Kisco. TheCenterForHealthAndHealing.net.

SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 7

Journey of Souls Part One with metaphysician Michael Rosenbaum – 10am-1pm. Explore humans as spiritual beings, what happens after people die, and why it’s important to develop emotionally, mentally and spiritually. Part two in afternoon. $75. 153 E. Main St., Mt. Kisco. TheCenterForHealthAndHealing.net.

First Sunday Free Meditation and Satsang – 11:30am-12:45pm. Patterson. 845.878.7800. InnerBalanceStudio.org.

Intro to Numerology with Joan Carra Spirit – 11:30am-1:30pm. $35. Synchronicity, 1511 Rt. 22, Brewster. Call to reserve a space: 845.363.1765. SynchronicityNY.com.

First Sunday School – 12:30-2pm. A unique Buddhist-oriented class for children ages 5 and up and their families. Donation. SkyBaby Yoga Studio, 75 Main St., Cold Spring. 845.265.4444. SkyBabyYoga.com.

Journey of Souls Part Two with metaphysician Michael Rosenbaum – 2-5pm. Through various exercises and meditations, explore the structure, laws and learning that takes place in the unseen world. Prerequisite (part one) offered in morning. $75. 153 E. Main St., Mt. Kisco. TheCenterForHealthAndHealing.Net.

Just Dance – 2:30-4:30pm. DJ-activated, nonstop, contagious expression. Suggested donation $10. SkyBaby Yoga Studio, 75 Main St., Cold Spring. 845.265.4444. SkyBabyYoga.com.

New Moon Gathering – 7-8:30pm. Use the lunar cycle to realize intentions. Guided meditations and ritual facilitated by astrologer Pamela Cucinell; bring a notebook. $20 members/$25 nonmembers. Wainwright House, Rye. Register: 914.967.6080.

MONDAY, FEBRUARY 8

New Moon Manifestation – 6:30-8pm. Manifest heart’s desires with the creative energies of the new moon. Fee for newcomers: $10. DG Sanctuary, 2 Lagrange Ave., Poughkeepsie. 845.473.2206. DreamingGoddess.com.

New Moon Circle – 7pm. Focus goals and intentions while aligning with the natural cycles of the Sacred Hoop. In quiet meditation, participants will dream into being the lives they wish to create in the coming months. Donation. Yonkers. Info and directions: 914.907.4485.

TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 9

Tea & Stones – 6:30-7:30pm. Enjoy this hour lecture to connect and learn about gems, stones and their incredible properties. Free. Dreaming Goddess, 44 Raymond Ave., Poughkeepsie. 845.473.2206. DreamingGoddess.com.

StarVisions Healing Circle – 7pm. With Anne Bentzen, Reiki Master. Experience deep energy healing in a group setting. Everyone receives. Beginners and practitioners welcome. $20. $15 students. Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 236 S Bedford Rd, Mt. Kisco. Preregister: 914.588.4079.

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 10

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

ADD Just Doesn›t Add Up! – 7-9pm. 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 w/Jane: 914.874.1177. DrSlotnick.com.

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 11

Childbirth Education with Danielle Guillet –10am-12:30pm. Learn about the signs and stages of labor and mind-body techniques to facilitate relaxation. Learn how to make informed decisions while working with a health-care team. $150. Quest Yoga Arts, 11 E. Main St., Mt. Kisco. 914.241.9642. QuestYogaArts.com.

Breast Health for Women: Girl Power! – 7:15-9pm. Karin Elias, LMT, and Myra Oney, CHHC, present an interactive workshop for women on ways to avoid breast disease and maintain healthy breasts. Finger Lakes School of Massage, 272 North Bedford Rd., Mt. Kisco. Register: 914.241.7363 ext. 12.

The Healers’ Lounge @ The Center for Health and Healing Integrative Wellness Center – 10am-noon. Free event for holistic practitioners. Includes presentation and networking. Bring marketing materials to share. No RSVP necessary. 4 Smith Ave., 2nd Fl., Mt. Kisco. TheCenterForHealthAndHealing.Net.

Introduction to Shamanism with David Beck – 7-9pm. A comparison of traditional shamanism to modern ideas. Explore various spiritual beliefs and how individuals put them into practice in everyday life. $25. Call to register. DG Sanctuary, 2 Lagrange Ave., Poughkeepsie. 845.473.2206. DreamingGoddess.com.

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 13

Hip-Opening Workshop – 1:30–4:30pm. Ease hip tension with irreverent yogini Susan “Lip” Orem. Students and teachers welcome. $45 members/$65 nonmembers in advance. The Yoga Studio, Club Fit, 584 N. State Rd., Briarcliff Manor. Contact Audrey Brooks: 914.582.7816. YTAYoga.com.

Date Night Couples Yoga – 4-5:30pm. Explore moving and flowing in harmony with partner and deepen connection as a couple; partner poses and breathing techniques. No experience necessary. $45/couple. Prana Yoga at Full Circle. Info: 914.421.1500; pranayogaandmeditation.com.

SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 14

Valentine’s Day Love Yoga Flow – 1-2:30pm. Followed by a champagne mimosa toast. $45 per couple. SkyBaby Yoga Studio, 75 Main St., Cold Spring. 845.265.4444. SkyBabyYoga.com.

MONDAY, FEBRUARY 15

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

TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 16

Westchester Holistic Network Meeting – 8-10am. Panera Bread, One North Broadway, White Plains, (in the plaza next to Walmart). Open to all – first meeting. Free. Info: WestchesterHolisticNetwork.org.

Holistic Moms Network monthly meeting – 9:30-11am. Now every third Monday. Annual membership $30. Katonah United Methodist Church, 5 Bedford Rd., Katonah. Facebook.com/NWestLo

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Breathing Deeply: Interactive Past Life Regression Workshop – 7-8:30pm. Past life regression with dry salt therapy and aromatherapy with Shira Adler, certified past life regressionist. $40 in advance, $45 door. Breathe, 200 Katonah Ave., Katonah.  RSVP: 914.232.5600. ShiraAdler.com.

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 17

Tarot Wisdom Gathering – 6:30-8pm. Bring a Tarot deck if possible. Each month a card will be chosen to discuss and journey into with open minds and hearts. $10. DG Sanctuary, 2 Lagrange Ave., Poughkeepsie. 845.473.2206. DreamingGoddess.com.

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 19

Archangel Healing Workshop with Shaman Elka Boren – 7-9pm. $35. Synchronicity, 1511 Rt. 22, Brewster. Call to reserve a space: 845.363.1765. SynchronicityNY.com.

Reiki Master Practitioner (Reiki Level III) – Friday 7pm-10pm and Saturday 11am-6pm. Master Symbol, two attunement symbols, Reiki grids, aura clearing, microcosmic orb meditations and techniques. $375. Hands of Serenity Healing, 1129 Main St., Fishkill. 845.896.1915. HandsOfSerenityHealing.com.

Reiki Master Teacher – Friday 7-10pm, Saturday 11am-6pm and Sunday 11am-6pm. Same as Friday-Saturday Reiki Level III plus Sunday class in process for passing on attunements. $500. Hands of Serenity Healing, 1129 Main St., Fishkill. 845.896.1915. HandsOfSerenityHealing.com.

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

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 20

“Om”coming Yoga & Meditation Retreat with Wendy Hagen – 2-6:30pm. Yoga, journal, guided meditation, delicious vegan dinner. All levels. $100. Kirtan with Satya Franche and Ma Kirtan to follow. $10 for workshop participants. Quest Yoga Arts, 11 E. Main St., Mt. Kisco. 914.241.9642. QuestYogaArts.com.

One Light Healing Touch Meditation – 3-4pm. Learn or deepen meditation skills and experience self-healing practices from Ryan Linehan, OLHT practitioner. $10. The Stretch yoga studio, 467 Central Park Ave., Yonkers. Contact Ryan Linehan: 914.275.1075. StretchYoga.me.

Women’s Full Moon Circle – 7-8:30pm – A nondenominational monthly gathering for women. Come draw in the powerful energies of the full moon. Requested donation $10. DG Sanctuary, 2 Lagrange Ave., Poughkeepsie. 845.473.2206. DreamingGoddess.com.

SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 21

The Art of Surrender: A key to Freedom & Happiness – 10am-1pm. With Simran Kaur. Understand the key to living in the moment and freeing yourself. $35 before 2/17. 223 Katonah Ave, Katonah. Info: 914.232.3473; GoldenTempleYoga.com.

Meditation retreat at Ganesha Spa – 6:30am-5pm. Sufi and Zen active moving meditations, restorative yoga, dance, chakra healing sessions, walking meditations. Vegetarian breakfast and lunch. Space limited. Register: 914.906.7238 or GaneshaSpa.com.

Third Sunday Community Yoga – 11:30am-12:45pm. Admission by donation of personal care products for the Community Resource Center. InnerBalanceStudio.org.

Restorative Workshop with Karla Diamond – 5-7pm. A powerful practice that everyone can benefit from, regardless of fitness level. Incorporates gentle, classic supported postures and breath. All postures done on floor. $25 pre-registered, $30 day of. Quest Yoga Arts, 11 E. Main St., Mt. Kisco. 914.241.9642.

Quest Book Club – 7-8:15pm. Join a lively discussion of “Living Beautifully with Uncertainty and Change.” Bring snacks to share. Free. Please preregister. Quest Yoga Arts, 11 E. Main St., Mt. Kisco. 914.241.YOGA. QuestYogaArts.com.

MONDAY, FEBRUARY 22

Full Moon Drumming Circle – 7pm. Following the cycles of the moon is an excellent way to focus goals and intentions while aligning with the natural cycles of the Sacred Hoop. Drum, meditate and honor Grandmother Moon. Donation. Yonkers. 914.907.4485.

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 24

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

Vision & Success in School – 7-9pm. As many as 25% of children in any classroom have vision problems preventing them from reaching their potential. Free. Dr. Samantha Slotnick, 495 Central Park Ave. Ste. 301, Scarsdale. RSVP w/Jane: 914.874.1177. DrSlotnick.com.

Yoga for Labor – 7:30-9:30pm. For expecting moms and partner. Explore yoga postures that calm the mind as well as open the pelvis for a more peaceful labor experience. $75. Prana Yoga at Full Circle. Info: 914.421.1500; pranayogaandmeditation.com.

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 25

Childbirth Education with Danielle Guillet –10am-12:30pm. Learn about the signs and stages of labor and mind-body techniques to facilitate relaxation. Learn how to make informed decisions while working with a health-care team. $150. Quest Yoga Arts, 11 E. Main St., Mt. Kisco. 914.241.9642. QuestYogaArts.com.

Holistic Moms Network presents Asian Medicine: Ancient Wisdom for the Modern Family – 7:30pm. With speaker Perry Levenson, licensed acupuncturist and board-certified Chinese herbalist with a specialty in family medicine. Rye Free Reading Room, 1061 Boston Post Rd., Rye. HolisticMoms.org.

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 27

Reiki 1 & 2 with Reiki Master Marcus Feighery – 11am-5pm. $275. Synchronicity, 1511 Rt. 22, Brewster. Call to reserve a space: 845.363.1765. SynchronicityNY.com.

Yoga Mudras with Julia Hough – 1-5pm. For yoga teachers. Learn mudras for physical ailments and psychological issues and how to bring mudras into a yoga teaching. $50. Please preregister. Quest Yoga Arts, 11 E. Main St., Mt. Kisco. 914.241.YOGA. QuestYogaArts.com.

SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 28

Hips to Hanuman: An Anatomy and Asana workshop with Lauri Nemetz –12:30-5:30pm. Like Hanuman, take a leap while learning the anatomy of the hips, pelvis and legs. $125 until 2/14, $150 after. Please preregister. Quest Yoga Arts, 11 E. Main St., Mt. Kisco. 914.241.YOGA. QuestYogaArts.com.

Talking to Animals Intuitively – 1-3pm. Learn to talk to pets or backyard critters with Joan Carra. Register by 2/21: $35 member/$40 nonmember. After 2/21 or at door: $40/$45. Wainwright House, 260 Stuyvesant Ave., Rye. Contact: 914.967.6080. Info: PsychicJoanCarra.net.

Monday, February 29

StarVisions Angel Meditations – 7pm. Suzanne Roth, Reiki Master Teacher, leads  “Dance with the Angels” through deep meditation experience. Learn how to connect with the Angels from this powerful healer. $20. Bedford. Preregister: 914.523.6796.

Wednesday, March 2

Garden Talk – 7pm. EcoBeneficial Gardening 101: Boosting the Ecosystem in Your Own Yard. Sponsored by the Garden Club of Yorktown. Free. The John C. Hart Memorial Library. 1130 Main Street, Shrub Oak. Register: 914.245.5262, x227. YorktownLibrary.org.

FRIDAY, MARCH 4

Sharon Salzberg Retreat: People Who Care for People – March 4-6. Single: $455; Double: $435; Dorm: $405. Garrison Institute,Garrison. Info: 845.424.4800 or GarrisonInstitute.org.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Natural Awakenings Calendar Listings for January, 2016 in Westchester, Putnam and Dutchess, NY

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

UPCOMING EVENTS
Please call ahead to confirm event details.

 

FRIDAY, JANUARY 1

First Day Celebration in conjunction with Town of Lewisboro – 11am. Easy hike in Ward Pound Ridge Reservation followed by a chili and cider lunch in Trailside Museum. There will also be a children’s activity. Info: LewisboroLandTrust.org.

New Year’s Fire Ceremony – 12pm. Help send intentions collected on the yule wreath to the universe. Event takes place at another location, must call for directions. Hands of Serenity Healing, Fishkill. 845.896.1915. HandsOfSerenityHealing.com.

SUNDAY, JANUARY 3

Shedding Your Skin, Shedding the Past – 1pm. Start the new year fresh and leave the burdens and cares of the past year behind in this active meditation. $15. Hands Of Serenity Healing, 1129 Main St., Fishkill. Register: 845.896.1915. HandsOfSerenityHealing.com.

MONDAY, JANUARY 4

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

TUESDAY, JANUARY 5

Reiki practitioner monthly share – 6:30-8pm. Replenish your reserves; must have at least Reiki I. Free; requested $10 donation toward Reiki scholarship program. DG Sanctuary, 2 Lagrange Ave., Poughkeepsie. 845.473.2206. DreamingGoddess.com.

WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 6

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

FRIDAY, JANUARY 8

Red Tent gathering – 6:30-7:30pm – Join us in this bimonthly gathering as we create magical, safe, loving and supportive space for women to gather and have open discussion. $10. DG Sanctuary, 2 Lagrange Ave., Poughkeepsie. 845.473.2206. DreamingGoddess.com.

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

SATURDAY, JANUARY 9

Buddha Body Yoga – 1:30-4:30pm. Explore yoga for bigger bodies with Michael Hayes. Students and teachers welcome. $45 members/$65 nonmembers in advance. The Yoga Studio, Club Fit, 584 N. State Rd., Briarcliff Manor. Info: Audrey Brooks: 914.582.7816. YTAYoga.com.

New Moon Circle – 7pm. Focus your goals and intentions while aligning with the natural cycles of the Sacred Hoop. In quiet meditation, we will dream into being the life we wish to create in the coming months.  Donation. Yonkers. Info and directions: 914.907.4485.

JourneyDance into the New Year – 7:30-9:30pm. Dance your intentions for the New Year by awakening your senses and shaking off what you no longer need. $35. Quest Yoga Arts, 11 E. Main St., Mt. Kisco. Register: QuestYogaArts.com or 914.241.9642.

SUNDAY, JANUARY 10

Nature in the New Year – 2pm. Join a naturalist to observe and learn about winter wildlife. Meet some special animal friends along the way! Free for members; nonmembers $8/person. Greenburgh Nature Center, 99 Dromore Rd. (off Central Park Ave.), Scarsdale. GreenburghNatureCenter.org. 914.723.3470.

Slow Medicine: Hope and Healing for Chronic Illness – 4:30-6pm. Presentation by Dr. Michael Finkelstein. Radiate Yoga, 19 Second Ave., Pelham. 914.218.31. SlowMedicine.org.

Quest Book Club – 6-7pm. Join us for a lively discussion of E-Squared: 9 Do-It-Yourself Experiments That Prove Your Thoughts Create Your Reality. Bring snacks to share. Free. Quest Yoga Arts, 11 E. Main St., Mt. Kisco. Please preregister: QuestYogaArts.com or 914.241.YOGA.

TUESDAY, JANUARY 12

Tea & Stones – 6:30-7:30pm. Enjoy this hour lecture to connect and learn about gems, stones and their incredible properties. Free. Dreaming Goddess, 44 Raymond Ave., Poughkeepsie. 845.473.2206. DreamingGoddess.com.

WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 13

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

THURSDAY, JANUARY 14

Money Magic & Miracles – 7:15pm. Free lecture with Susan DeRobertis. Discover what’s in the way of having money and clear it. Learn steps to create a path to abundance. Finger Lakes School of Massage, 272 N. Bedford Rd., Mt. Kisco. RSVP: 914.241.7363.

FRIDAY, JANUARY 15

Kundalini Yoga and Meditation – 9:30am. Raise consciousness through meditation, breathing techniques, mantras, postures, mudras and relaxation. All fitness levels welcome. $25 drop-in. 223 Katonah Ave., Katonah. 914.232.3473. GoldenTempleYoga.com.

An Evening of Kirtan with Gurunam Singh – 7-9pm. Check website for more information. 223 Katonah Ave., Katonah. Info: 914.232.3473. GoldenTempleYoga.com.

The Real Meaning of Meditation – 7-8:30pm. With Amy Pearce-Hayden, ERYT-500. Theory, technical components, practice. $35. 845.878.7800. InnerBalanceStudio.org.

Meet Your Spirit Guides and Loved Ones – 7:30pm. A hypnotic journey to higher realms to become acquainted with your guides and reconnect with loved ones. $15. Hands of Serenity Healing, 1129 Main St., Fishkill. 845.896.1915. HandsOfSerenityHealing.com.

SATURDAY, JANUARY 16

The Essentials: 10 Postures to Better Health – 10:30am-1:30pm. With Amy Pearce-Hayden, ERYT-500, international yoga therapist. $45. Inner Balance Studio, Patterson. Info: 845.878.7800. InnerBalanceStudio.org.

Reiki l & ll – Jan.16-17, 11am-6pm. Reiki training Levels l and ll. Levels may be taken separately or as a weekend class. Visit website for details. Hands of Serenity Healing, 1129 Main St., Fishkill. 845.896.1915. HandsOfSerenityHealing.com.

The Mirror and Its Reflection – 2-4:30pm. With Amy Pearce-HaydenERYT-500. Explore the concept of self-healing through finding reinforcement from outside sources that support deeper understanding and self-realization. $35. 845.878.7800. InnerBalanceStudio.org.

Monthly Shamanic Journey Class – 7-8:30pm. With Melanie Ryan, LCSW, and Karine Gordineer. Receive messages and guidance by connecting with your higher self as a spiritual tool for growth and healing. Bring a journal. $48. Mt. Kisco. TheCenterForHealthAndHealing.net.

SUNDAY, JANUARY 17

Passive Poses and Active Pranayama – 11:30am-2pm. With Amy Pearce-Hayden, ERYT-500. Accessing the Prana Vayus with a yin approach. $40. Inner Balance Studio, Patterson, NY. 845.878.7800.

Spirit Connection – 1-2:30pm. With Spiritual Medium Robin C. Muller. $30. 50% of Proceeds go to the Putnam Lake Fire Department. Register at: SpiritInside.net

Restorative Workshop with Karla Diamond – 5-7pm. All ages, levels. Gentle, classic supported postures and breath. All postures done on the floor. $25 preregistered; $30 day of. Quest Yoga Arts, 11-13 E. Main St., Mt. Kisco. Register: QuestYogaArts.com or 914.241.9642.

Yoga Teacher Enhancement – 6:30-8:30pm. With Amy Pearce-Hayden, ERYT-500, international yoga therapist. Refine your eye; look to the relationship between the muscular and structural bodies; explore modifications and hands-on adjustments. $40. Inner Balance Studio, Patterson. 845.878.7800.

MONDAY, JANUARY 18

Roland Comtois – 6pm. 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. Rt. 172, Mt. Kisco. Register online. StarVisionsCommunity.org. 914.236.4503.

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

TUESDAY, JANUARY 19

Holistic Moms meeting – 9:30-11am. N. Westchester/Lower Putnam HMN with guest speaker Laura Jensen, owner of Quest Yoga Arts, Katonah. Location: United Methodist Church, 5 Bedford Rd., Katonah. Info: Facebook.com/NWestLoPutHMN. To join: Membership.HolisticMoms.org.

Westchester Holistic Network Meeting – 8-10am. With speaker Pamela Cucinell: “Strategic Plan 2016 through the Tool of Astrology.” Open to all – first meeting free. Panera Bread. One North Broadway, White Plains. Info: WestchesterHolisticNetwork.org.

WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 20

Tarot Wisdom Gathering – 6:30-8pm. Bring your own Tarot deck if you have one. Each month a card will be chosen to discuss and journey into with open minds and hearts. $10. DG Sanctuary, 2 Lagrange Ave., Poughkeepsie. 845.473.2206. DreamingGoddess.com.

Vision & Success in School – 7-9pm. As many as 25% of children in any classroom have vision problems that keep them from reaching their potential. Free. Dr. Samantha Slotnick, 495 Central Park Ave. Ste. 301, Scarsdale. RSVP to Jane: 914.874.1177. DrSlotnick.com.

THURSDAY, JANUARY 21

Wisdom 2.0 Connect: Raising Wise Children in the Digital Age – 6:30-9pm. Moderated by Dr. Michael Finkelstein. The Impact Hub, 394 Broadway. 914.218.3113. SlowMedicine.org.

Raising “Beyond the Spectrum” Children – 7:30pm. Learn how the term indigo or crystal promotes an understanding of the unique needs of children diagnosed with ADHD. With Shira Adler. Rye Free Reading Room, 1061 Boston Post Rd., Rye. Info: HolisticMoms.org

FRIDAY, JANUARY 22

Bellydance Performance and Party! – 7-8:30pm. Come for a sexy performance by instructor Gina Bergamini and then stay for refreshments and a class to learn some moves yourself. $20. Quest Yoga Arts, 11 E. Main St., Mt. Kisco. Register: QuestYogaArts.com or 914.241.9642.

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

Crystal Healing – 7:30pm. Explore the healing power of crystals through discussion and meditation. Fee includes a pouch of crystals to take home. $35. Hands of Serenity Healing, 1129 Main St., Fishkill. Register: 845.895.1915. HandsOfSerenityHealing.com.

SATURDAY, JANUARY 23

Guided Vision Play – Noon-1pm, 1-2pm, 2-3pm. Learn through play and exploration with Dr. Samantha Slotnick in Vision Therapy Space. Guided play supports math, organization, planning and problem-solving skills. Ages 5+. Reservations required. 495 Central Park Ave., Scarsdale. Tickets: DrSlotnick.com/GVP.

MELT Method with Joy Jacobson – 2-3:30pm. Perfect after the holidays! Learn this simple self-treatment method that helps eliminate chronic pain, improves performance and decreases stress. $30 preregistered; $35 day of. Quest Yoga Arts, 11 E. Main St., Mt. Kisco. QuestYogaArts.com. 914.241.9642.

Women’s Full Moon Circle – 7-8:30pm. A nondenominational monthly gathering for women. Come draw in the powerful energies of the full moon. Requested donation $10. DG Sanctuary. Info and directions: Dreaming Goddess at 845.473.2206 or DreamingGoddess.com.

Full Moon Drumming Circle – 7pm. Following the cycles of the moon is an excellent way to focus your goals and intentions while aligning with the natural cycles of the Sacred Hoop. Drum, meditate and honor Grandmother Moon. Donation. Yonkers. 914.907.4485.

SUNDAY, JANUARY 24

Inner Beauty Shop for Girls – 9am-noon ages 11-13 & 1-4pm ages 14-17. Empowering girls to value who they are internally over their external appearance. $50. Preregistration required. Quest Yoga Arts, 11 E. Main St., Mt. Kisco. QuestYogaArts.com. 914.241.9642.

Restorative Yoga Workshop – Noon-2pm. With Reyna Gonzalez, RYT. Gently restore, relax, release and rejuvenate using bolsters, blocks, blankets and eye pillows. The Temperance Center, 453 White Plains Rd. Ste. 203, Eastchester. $45. Space limited. Must reserve spot. 914.793.2600. TheTemperanceCenter.com.

MONDAY, JANUARY 25

Men’s Group at SunRaven open house – 7-9pm. Free. 501 Guard Hill Rd., Bedford. 914.218.3113. SlowMedicine.org.

TUESDAY, JANUARY 26

Couples Program at SunRaven open house – 7-9pm. Free. 501 Guard Hill Rd., Bedford. 914.218.3113. SlowMedicine.org.

WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 27

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

SATURDAY, JANUARY 30

Winter Wildlife program at GNC – 2pm. A naturalist introduces some of the Greenburgh Nature Center animals with a focus on winter survival techniques. Ages 5 and over. Nonmembers $8/person. 99 Dromore Rd. (off Central Park Ave.), Scarsdale. GreenburghNatureCenter.org. 914.723.3470.

Community Wellness Day – 9am-4pm. A partnership of Quest Yoga and the Center for Health and Healing in Mt. Kisco. Free day of educational classes: yoga, meditation, herbalism, homeopathy, chronic pain therapy, childbirth education, stress management. Must preregister. QuestYogaArts.com. 914.241.YOGA.

 

Additional December 2015 Classes and Events at Quest Yoga Arts in Mount Kisco, NY

QuestDecember 7 – December 28

Pre-Natal Workshop – 9:15-10:15 am. Dec 7-28. Designed for Moms-To-Be, this class will strengthen & open, cultivating breath awareness and mind-body unity all through yoga poses modified for the unique requirements of the pregnant body. $100 for the series. Join any time for a pro-rated price. Quest Yoga Arts 11-13 E. Main St. Mt. Kisco. Please register at questyogaarts.com or call 914.241.9642.

 

December 7 – December 28

Mommy & Me – 11:30am-12:30pm. Dec 7-28. For post-natal mamas with their babies. Has your baby “aged out” of post-natal?  Breathe, bend and bond with your baby! Many of the asanas modified to pay special attention to the core for the mommies and involve the babies whenever possible. 6 weeks $150. Quest Yoga Arts 11-13 E. Main St. Mt. Kisco. Preregistration required at questyogaarts.com or call 914.241.9642.

 

December 7- December 28

MELT Method Series with Joy Jacobson – Dec 7-28. A simple self-treatment method that rehydrates connective tissue, eliminating chronic pain, improving performance, and decreasing the accumulated stress caused by the repetitive postures and movements of everyday living. Whether you are an athlete who wants to achieve optimal performance or merely someone who wants to slow down the aging process and live better, longer, this technique can benefit. $100 for the series, $30 drop-in. Quest Yoga Arts 11-13 E. Main St. Mt. Kisco. Register at at questyogaarts.com or call 914.241.9642.

 

December 12 – January 9

Beginner Series with Kristen Sparro – 8:30-9:30am. These intimate workshops are the perfect way to begin your journey in a safe, nurturing and inspiring setting. Be guided, step-by-step, through yoga breathing, core postures and the flow that links all these elements together. 1 class a week for 4 weeks. $100 for the series. Quest Yoga Arts 11-13 E. Main St. Mt. Kisco. Register at at questyogaarts.com or call 914.241.9642.

 

December 12

Winter Solstice Concert & Yoga Bliss Event – With Answer The Muse!! – 7-9:30pm. Be lead through a journey of Kundalini Yoga accompanied by LIVE music, followed by a joyous concert and even kirtan (sacred chant).  All levels of experience welcome – including armchair yoga and absolute beginners. $15 for class or concert pre-registered, $25 for both.  Register at questyogaarts.com or call 914.241.9642.

 

December 13

Restorative Workshop with Karla Diamond – 5pm -7pm.  A powerful practice that everyone can benefit from, regardless of age or fitness level. Taking the time to relax and let go of the “have to’s” and the “shoulds” is essential to health and well-being. Restorative Yoga incorporates gentle, classic supported postures and breath. All postures are done on the floor. $25 pre-registered, $30 day of. Register at questyogaarts.com or call 914.241.9642.

Natural Awakenings Calendar Listings for December, 2015 in Westchester, Putnam and Dutchess, NY

Cover-Dec15-275For additional event listings, updates and changes, visit our online calendar on our main website.

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UPCOMING EVENTS
Please call ahead to confirm event details.

TUESDAY, DECEMBER 1

Enjoy Herbs All Year Round – 6-7pm. Join Master Food Preservers from the Cornell Cooperative Extension to learn how to dry, freeze and use herbs infusions. Kent Public Library, 17 Sybil’s Crossing, Kent Lakes. Registration required: kentlibrary.org or 845.225.8585.

Reiki Practitioner Monthly Share – 6:30-8pm. Replenish one’s reserves; must have at least Reiki I. Free, requested $10 donation towards Reiki Scholarship Program. DG Sanctuary, 2 Lagrange Ave, Poughkeepsie. 845.473.2206. DreamingGoddess.com.

WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 2

Adult Guided Channeling/Meditation Group – 10-11am. 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.

Reiki Circle – 7pm. Monthly Reiki share. Open to all Level I and higher. Requested donation $10. Hands Of Serenity Healing, 1129 Main St, Fishkill. Register: 845.896.1915. HandsOfSerenityHealing.com.

Author Series: Love is a Secret: The Mystic Quest for Divine Love – 7-8:30pm. With Dr. Andrew Vidich. All profits will go to SOS, a not-for-profit charitable organization. Lecture and book signing. $15 includes book. 914.967.6080. Wainwright.org.

ADD Just Doesn’t Add Up – 7-9pm. 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: 914.874.1177. DrSlotnick.com.

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 4

Reiki Master Practitioner and Reiki Master Teacher – Dec 4-6. Take personal Reiki practice to next level. Must be Reiki II for 6-12 months. Hands of Serenity Healing, 1129 Main St, Fishkill. 845.896.1915. Details: HandsOfSerenityHealing.com.

Learn Healing Techniques Workshop – 6:30-8:30pm. With Healer and Author Brett Bevell. Brett will also be bringing his new book. $ 45. Synchronicity, 1511 Rte 22 Brewster. RSVP: 845.363.1765. Info: SynchronicityNY.com.

Neuromovement For A Vibrant Life – 7-9pm. Experience the freedom in the body of new possibilities through cutting-edge of neuroscience and the mind-body connection — no more aches and pains. Free. Info/register: eileenfisherlearninglab.com.

SATURDAY, DECEMBER 5

Opening the Heart Retreat – Full-day retreat includes Sufi and Zen meditations, yoga, dance, chakra healing treatments and a vegetarian breakfast and lunch. Ganesha Spa in Peekskill. Register/Info: 914.906.7238. GaneshaSpa.com

Neuromovement for a Vibrant Life: 1-Day Workshop – 9am-5pm. With Anat Baniel. Experience remarkable capacity of the brain and body. Discover Nine Essentials keys to wake up and rewire brain and more. Transform life for the better. $195. Info/register: EileenFisherLearningLab.com/a-vibrant-life.

A Dickens of Weekend – 10am-4pm. A festive and fun holiday celebration for the entire family. Holiday shop, cooking demo, children crafts and free holiday entertainment. 914.967.6080. Wainwright.org.

Kids’ Bluebird House Building Workshop – 10:30am-12:30pm. New Lewisboro Library with naturalist Jim Nordgren, who will teach about bluebirds and their habits. $25 includes materials. Co-sponsored with Town of Lewisboro. Info: LewisboroLandTrust.org.

SUNDAY, DECEMBER 6

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

Winter Solstice Equinox – 2-4:30pm. Meditation, yoga, singing and candle lighting. Suggested donation $20, half proceeds to charity. The Temperance Center, 453 White Plains Rd, Ste 201/203 Eastchester. 914.793.2600.

One Light Healing Touch Meditation – 2:30-4pm. Learn or deepen meditation, experience self-healing practices and receive energy healing from Penny Lavin, instructor/practitioner. $15 with preregistration. $20 without. Space limited, register early. Lagrangeville. Penny: 845.878.5165. OLHT1.com.

MONDAY, DECEMBER 7

Annual Holiday Party Osteoporosis Awareness Group – 7-9pm. Using the Alexander Technique for Osteoporosis with speaker Karla Diamond. Celebrate the holidays by joining in the festivities. Bring a calcium rich dessert. Free. Burke Rehabilitation Hospital, White Plains. Info: 914.260.9339.

Sound Journey with Gongs & Himalayan Bowls – 7-9 pm. Enter a journey through the resonance of multiple gongs, bells and singing bowls. $45. 223 Katonah Ave, Katonah. Info: 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. 914.793.2600. TheTemperanceCenter.com.

TUESDAY, DECEMBER 8

Transcendental Meditation Free Introductory Talk – 6pm. Free event. 2 Overhill Rd Suite 400 Scarsdale. Reservations required: Please contact 828.719.6595. TM.org/WestchesterCounty.

Tea & Stones – 6:30-7:30pm. Lecture to connect and learn about gems, stones and their incredible properties. Free. Dreaming Goddess, 44 Raymond Ave, Poughkeepsie. 845.473.2206. DreamingGoddess.com.

THURSDAY, DECEMBER 10

Harmonic Restoration Drum Workshop – 7pm. Sacred rhythmic space for the intent of healing, self-empowerment and joy. For amateurs and experienced drummers. Hosted by Jeanne Ricks. Bring a Hand Drum. $5-$15 suggested donation. Susan Marlowe Fitness, 80 Maple St, Scarsdale. 914.472.3335.

Slow Medicine Talk – 7:15-9pm. With Dr. Michael Finkelstein. A quick fix for health, it turns out, is not a quick fix at all; Dr. Finkelstein connects the dots between one’s health and one’s life. Free. Finger Lakes School of Massage, 272 N Bedford Rd, Mt Kisco. RSVP: 914.241.7363 x12.

Beauty and the Beast – 7:30pm. With Jane Sanders. Presentation based on a mission to change how the beauty industry operates in the name of consumer health and safety. Free. Rye Free Reading Room, 1061 Boston Post Rd, Rye. 914.967.0480. HolisticMoms.org.

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 11

New Moon Manifestation – 6:30-8pm. Together manifest one’s hearts desires with the creative energies of the new moon. Newcomers $10. DG Sanctuary. 2 Lagrange Ave, Poughkeepsie. 845.473.2206. DreamingGoddess.com.

Spirit Connection – 6:30-8pm – With Robin C. Mueller, spiritual medium. Group gathering with Robin sharing her gift of contact with the other side. $35. Katonah Village Library, 26 Bedford Rd. Katonah. To register call: 914.730.0155.

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

Conscious Loving Ever After: Create and Sustain the Relationship of Your Dreams – 7-9pm. With author Katie Hendricks. A fascinating look into healthy relationships and her new book. For singles, couples, professionals and all interested. Free. Info/register: EileenFisherLearningLab.com/conscious-loving.

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, DECEMBER 12

Conscious Loving Ever After: 1-Day WorkshopCreate and Sustain Relationship of your Dreams – 9am-5pm. Inspired by subtitle of Gay and Katie Hendricks’ new book, How to Create Thriving Relationships at Midlife and Beyond. Improve relationship skills. $195. Info/register: EileenFisherLearningLab.com/conscious-loving.

Kundalini Yoga and Meditation – 9am. Raise consciousness through meditation, breathing techniques, mantras, postures, mudras, and relaxation. All fitness levels welcome. $25, drop-in. 223 Katonah Ave, Katonah. Info: 914.232.3473. GoldenTempleYoga.com.

The Principles of Backbending – 1:30-4:30pm. Learn yoga tune-up therapy ball massage techniques with Freddie Wyndham and Darcy Bowman. $35 members. $45 nonmembers advance. The Yoga Studio, Club Fit, 584 N State Rd, Briarcliff Manor. Info: 914.582.7816. YTAYoga.com.

The Nia Technique: Sensing Your Body’s Way for a Healthy Spine – 2-3:30pm. With Cory Ethridge. Utilize energy styles from martial, dance and healing arts to soul-stirring music. $30/$33. 914.967.6080. Wainwright.org.

Tuesday, DECEMBER 15

Strategic Planning 2016: Use the Tool of Astrology – Attendees get an overview of 2016 plus receive specific insight through their individual birth horoscopes. $30. W@tercooler, Tarrytown Pre-registration required: 917.796.6026. Westchester Holistic Network Evening Holiday Event – Open to all – first meeting free. White Plains. Restaurant TBA, will be on website: WestchesterHolisticNetwork.org.

WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 16

Adult Guided Channeling/Meditation Group – 10-11am. 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.

Tarot Wisdom Gathering – 6:30-8pm. BYO Tarot deck. Each month a card will be chosen to discuss and journey into with open minds and hearts. $10. DG Sanctuary, 2 Lagrange Ave, Poughkeepsie. 845.473.2206. DreamingGoddess.com.

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 18

Holiday Shop and Sip – 5-10pm. Relaxing evening of shopping, snacks and secret discounts and specials. Hands of Serenity Healing, 1129 Main St, Fishkill. Info/Register: 845.895.1915. HandsOfSerenityHealing.com.

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

MONDAY, DECEMBER 21

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, December 22

Winter Solstice Prayer Marathon – The World Peace Prayer Society is hosting a 24-hour Internet prayer marathon. For more info: infinitelove.d-j.jp/peaceceremony and WorldPeace.org.

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 25

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.

FRIDAY, JANUARY 1

First Day Celebration in conjunction with Town of Lewisboro – 11am. Easy hike in Ward Pound Ridge Reservation followed by a chili and cider lunch in Trailside Museum. There will also be a children’s activity. Info: LewisboroLandTrust.org.

New Year’s Fire Ceremony – 12pm. Help send intentions collected on the yule wreath to the universe. Event takes place at another location, must call for directions. Hands of Serenity Healing, Fishkill. 845.896.1915. HandsOfSerenityHealing.com.

 

Natural Awakenings Calendar Listings for November, 2015 in Westchester, Putnam and Dutchess, NY

Cover-Nov15-275For additional event listings, updates and changes, visit our online calendar on our main website.

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

UPCOMING EVENTS
Please call ahead to confirm event details.

MONDAY, NOVEMBER 2

MELT Method Series –12:15 – 1:30 pm Mondays Nov 2-23. With Joy Jacobson. Self-treatment that rehydrates connective tissue, eliminating pain, improving performance and decreasing stress. $100 series. $30 per class. Quest Yoga Arts, 11-13 E Main St, Mt Kisco. Register: 914.241.9642. QuestYogaArts.com.

Monthly Let Your Yoga Dance Class – 7-8:15pm. Joyful, aerobic practice combining yoga and dancing through the chakras. $20 suggested donation. The Rivertown Center for Yoga & Health, 343 Broadway, Dobbs Ferry. Info, Beth Bierko: 914.384.9983. Register: RivertownYoga.com.

TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 3

Reiki Practitioner Monthly Share – 6:30-8pm. Replenish reserves. Must have at least Reiki I. Free. At the new DG Sanctuary. Poughkeepsie. Directions, Dreaming Goddess: 845.473.2206. DreamingGoddess.com.

Intro to Alexander Technique –7-8pm, Nov 3-17. With Karla Diamond. Change movement habits. Simple and practical improving ease and freedom of movement and more. $100 four-week session. Quest Yoga Arts, 11-13 E Main St, Mt Kisco. Register: 914.241.9642. QuestYogaArts.com.

Optimize Your Intuition – 7-9pm. Nov 3, 10, 17. Tools for Exploration, with Michelle Vitner and Mag Treanor. 3-part workshop, discover techniques and practices to center and heighten inner compass. $90 for total 3 sessions. Liberation Yoga and Wellness, 862 Rt. 6, Mahopac. Info/register: 914.672.1916.

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 4

Author Series: In An Ecstatic State, Poems of Transformation – With Joseph Aldo, Ph.D. Find a deeper connection to one’s true self through personal transformation. Lecture and book signing. $25/$28 includes book. 914.967.6080. Wainwright.org.

Adult Guided Channeling/Meditation Group – 10-11am. 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.

Book Signing Event – 6-8pm. With William Bubenicek, author and owner of The Art of Healing wellness center. Personal appearance to meet and greet with his newly published book “Bliss on Tap.” Free. The Art of Healing, 1 Front St, Patterson. Info: 845.878.4325. TheArtofHealing4all.com.

Intro to Shamanism: Class 1 – Nov 4 & 11. 7-9pm. With Karine Gordineer. Covers The Journeying Between the Worlds. $80/per class. The Center for Health and Healing at Quest Yoga Studio, 11 E Main St, 2nd Flr, Mt Kisco. Register: TheCenterForHealthAndHealing.net.

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 6

Conservation Cafe Presents: Bag the Plastic – The Blight of Plastic Bags on Our Environment – 8:30-10:30am. Impact on the earth and what can be done. Formal presentations. Q & A. Free. Greenburgh Public Library 300 Tarrytown Rd, Elmsford.

Creative Writing: Fundamentals for Every Genre – 10am-12pm. With Maureen Amaturo. Tips on how to keep readers interested. $142/$154 ($25 1x audit). 914.967.6080. Wainwright.org.

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

Health and Wealth Free Event – 7-9pm. Learn how to improve health, achieve a healthy weight, make a difference and earn an extra income. Join a community of like-minded health conscious people. Tarrytown. Register/Cindy Rosenbaum: 914.806.6559.

SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 8

EmbodyLove Yoga – 9am-12pm/ages 11-13; 1-4pm/ages 14-17. With Jen Craft. Empower girls to value who they are internally over their external appearance, embrace their purpose and more. Quest Yoga Arts 11-13 E Main St, Mt Kisco. Register: 914.241.9642. QuestYogaArts.com.

The Hastings Flea – 10am-4pm. Curated, specialty outdoor flea market, overlooking the Hudson River; across the street from the Hasting on Hudson Metro North station at the Hastings-on-Hudson Metro North train station parking lot. Info: HastingsFlea.com.

MELT Method Workshop – 1-3pm. With Joy Jacobson. Self-treatment that rehydrates connective tissue, eliminating pain, improving performance, decreasing stress and more. $30 preregistered, $35 door. Quest Yoga Arts, 11-13 E Main St, Mt Kisco. Register: 914.241.9642. QuestYogaArts.com.

Climate Change Solutions Tour – 3pm. With Speaker, Josh Fox, director of movie Gasland. $15 suggested donation. Benefits the Rockland Water Coalition & Sierra Club, Lower Hudson. Temple Israel Center, 280 Old Mamaroneck Rd, White Plains. Info: SustainableRockland.org.

Quest Book Club – 7-8:30pm. November: Yoga and the Quest for the True Self by Stephen Cope (Ch 11-17). BYO snack or a refreshment to share. Free. Quest Yoga Arts 11-13 E Main St, Mt Kisco. Register: 914.241.9642. QuestYogaArts.com.

MONDAY, NOVEMBER 9

Monthly Singing Circle – 7pm. Sing and tone, basking in healing vibration and the company of loving hearts. $20 suggested donation. The Rivertown Center for Yoga & Health, 343 Broadway, Dobbs Ferry. Info, Beth Bierko: 914.384.9983. Register: RivertownYoga.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.

TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 10

Tea & Stones – 6:30pm. Hour lecture to connect and learn about gems, stones and their incredible properties. Free. Dreaming Goddess, 44 Raymond Ave, Poughkeepsie. Info: 845.473.2206. DreamingGoddess.com

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 11

Northern Westchester Believe, Inspire, Grow Meeting – 12-2pm. BIG is a women’s empowerment organization designed to help women of all ages identify and embrace their true life purpose, both professionally and personally. The Burger Barn, Somers. 914.646.5766. BelieveInspireGrow.com.

New Moon Manifestation – 6:30-8pm. Together we manifest our hearts desires with the creative energies of the new moon. Requested donation: $10. DG Sanctuary. Directions, Dreaming Goddess: 845.473.2206. DreamingGoddess.com.

Embracing Our Wholeness…from a feminine perspective – 7-8:30pm. Conversation circle led by Dr. Melody Bach exploring the ways in which one’s feminine nature has been longing to be reclaimed; a heartfelt fellowship of women. $10. Hartsdale. Info/register: 914.686.8002. GiordanoFoundation.org.

StarVisions Healing Circle – 7pm. Connecting wisdom and energy principles to life. Experience deep energy healing in group setting with Anne Bentzen. $25, student/senior rate: $15 Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 236 So. Bedford Rd., Mt. Kisco. Pre-register: 914.588.4079.

Intro to Shamanism: Class 2 – 7-9pm. With Karine Gordineer, Shamanic energy healer. Covers The Divination Journeys. $80. The Center for Health and Healing at Quest Yoga Studio, 11 E Main St, 2nd Flr, Mt Kisco. Info/Register: TheCenterForHealthAndHealing.net.

Embracing Our Wholeness…from a feminine perspective – 7-8:30pm. Conversation circle led by Dr. Melody Bach exploring the ways in which one’s feminine nature has been longing to be reclaimed; a heartfelt fellowship of women. $10. Hartsdale. Info/register: 914.686.8002. GiordanoFoundation.org.

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 12

Recognizing Your Natural Psychic Ability – 7:15pm. With Carla Blaha. People are born with six senses not five. Discover one’s intuitive ability. Free. Finger Lakes School of Massage, 272 N Bedford Rd, Mt Kisco. RSVP, Myra: 914.241.7363 x12.

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 13

Spirit Connection – 6:30-8pm – With Robin C. Mueller, spiritual medium. Group gathering with Robin sharing her gift of contact with the other side. $35. Katonah Village Library, 26 Bedford Rd. Katonah. To register call: 914.730.0155.

Ladies’ Night at Virtue – 7-9pm. demos and tips for healthy weight loss, skin care and nutrition. $15. Includes wine and nutritious snacks. Virtue Mind Body Studio. 155 Rte. 202 and Lovell St. Somers. 914.437.4817; VirtueMindBody.com.

Connect With Your Life Purpose – 7-9pm. Everything needed is already within — learn how to access one’s unique spark of life to express gifts, realize passions, and make life changes. Free. Registration required: eileenfisherlearninglab.com.

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

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 14

Finding The Power To Connect With Your Life Purpose 2-Day Workshop – 9am-5pm, Nov 14-15. Empowering workshop, with expert guidance, inner inquiry and purpose-focused meditation to free one’s energy from habitual emotional entanglements and provide a more enlightened way of living. $395. Info/register: eileenfisherlearninglab.com.

Flower Vibrational Healing workshop with Annemarie Minke – 4-6:30pm. Learn powerful healing messages of plant kingdom to rebalance energetic fields, enhance health and heal disease. $25. Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 236 So. Bedford Rd., Rt. 172, Mt. Kisco. Register: starvisionscommunity.org or 914.236.4503.

Holistic Moms Network: Thanksgiving Special Event – Open House & Coat Drive – 10am-12pm. No regular Nov meeting. Bring a gently used coat for donation. Expect Natural, 774 Bedford Rd, Bedford Hills. RSVP: Shira Adler, 914.861.5186.

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Yoga and Scoliosis – 1:30-4:30pm. Learn anatomy of scoliosis and how asana and breath techniques can relieve pain. $35 members. $45 nonmembers in advance. The Yoga Studio, Club Fit, 584 N State Rd, Briarcliff Manor. Info: Michael Sassano: 914.709.4150. YTAYoga.com.

Sacred Gong Immersion – 2-4pm. With Alex Nason. Clear stuck energy. Rejuvenate body, mind and spirit with a combination of gentle deep guided relaxation and gentle healing gong baths. $40/$44. 914.967.6080. Wainwright.org.

SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 15

Talking to the Angels and Guides – 1-5pm. Learn a metaphysical process to have a conversation with and receive clear guidance from angels or master guides. Led by Michael Rosenbaum, Metaphysician Practitioner for over 20 years. Info: TheCenterForHealthAndHealing.net.

Being a Mindful Therapist: How Not Knowing Helps – 2-5pm. Workshop for therapists to learn practices that deepen presence and understanding with clients. $45. Info, Beth Bierko: 914.384.9983.

Soul Reflections – 2-5pm. With Monique Lang. Learn tools to deepen connection with self, guides, angels, power animals and more. The Center for Health and Healing at Quest Yoga Studio, 11 E Main St, 2nd Flr, Mt Kisco. Register: TheCenterForHealthAndHealing.net.

MONDAY, NOVEMBER 16

Monthly Reiki Circle – 7-8:45pm. Give and receive healing Reiki energy. All levels and those new to Reiki. $20 suggested donation. The Rivertown Center for Yoga & Health, 343 Broadway, Dobbs Ferry. Info, Beth Bierko: 914.384.9983. Register: RivertownYoga.com.

Tuesday, November 17

Westchester Holistic Network Meeting – 8-10am. The topic is “Mantra Meditation” presented by Cathy Lipsky, RN. Open to all – first meeting free. Panera Bread, One North Broadway, White Plains. Info: WestchesterHolisticNetwork.org.

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 18

Access For All: Creating Universally Designed Outdoor Learning Experiences – 9:30am-3:30pm. Explore ways to give all students – regardless of physical or cognitive challenges – access to historic sites, parks, and museums. Wallace Center, FDR Home & Presidential Library, Hyde Park. 845.229.9116; TeachingtheHudsonValley.org.

Adult Guided Channeling/Meditation Group – 10-11am. 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.

Meditation and Dharma Night – 7-8:30pm. With Derek Kolleeny. Meditation instruction, practice, dharma teaching and discussion. Tea following. $20. The Center for Health and Healing at Quest Yoga Studio, 11 E Main St, 2nd Flr, Mt Kisco. Register: TheCenterForHealthAndHealing.net.

Vision & Success in School – 7-9pm. Discover tools to identify children having trouble learning. Vision problems keep children from reaching their potential. Free. Dr. Samantha Slotnick, 495 Central Park Ave, Ste 301, Scarsdale. RSVP, Jane: 914.874.1177. DrSlotnick.com.

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 19

Grassroots Fall Harvest Fundraiser Dinner – 7-9:30pm. Grassroots Environmental Education will hold its annual organic farm-to-table dinner and fundraiser at Wainwright House in Rye. Tickets $100. Info: 914.422.3141 or tinyurl.com/GR-Dinner-15.

Holistic Moms Network: About New Vaccine Bills – 7:30pm. Scientist Eva Vanamee and Attorney Susan Lee discuss vaccine exemption bill (Senate bill 6709) and bill (S509) mandating HPV vaccine. Rye Free Reading Room, 1061 Boston Post Rd. 914.967.0480. HolisticMoms.org.

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 20

What is Ayurvedic Medicine? – 6:30-8pm. With Dr. Ed Danaher, Director of Panchakarma, Ayurvedic Institute. Learn about one of the world’s oldest holistic healing systems originating over 5,000 years ago in India. $30/$33. 914.967.6080. Wainwright.org.

Reiki 2 Class – Fri 7-10pm & Sat 11am-4pm. Learn Usui Reiki symbols, distance healing and create a powerful practice with Anne Bentzen, Usui and Karuna Reiki Master. $250. Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 236 So. Bedford Rd, Rt. 172, Mt. Kisco. Register: 914.588.4079.

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 21

4th Annual Fishkill Cares for Cats Community Day – 12-4:30pm. Vendors, food, raffles, face painting and animal care exhibits. Low cost spay neuter mobile clinic on site. Appointments required. Fishkill Town Hall, 807 Rte 52. Details/Althea: 845.705.5020.

5RHYTHMS Dance/Movement Workshop – 2-3:30pm. With Margaret Wagner. 5RHYTHMS is dance practice for young and old, survivors of bad backs, bum knees and broken hearts. $33. Wainwright House, 260 Stuyvesant Avenue, Rye. Register: wainwright.org/programs.htm. Info: 203.209.0047.

SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 22

Awaken Wellness Fair – 10am-5pm. Awaken to Your Best Self. Speakers, Healers, Vendors and Readers. Over one hundred exhibitors and hundreds of guests. Double Tree Hotel. 455 So. Broadway, Tarrytown. Buy tickets online or at the door. AwakenFair.com. Click on Tarrytown 11-22-15.

Reiki II – 11am-6pm. Take Reiki practice to the next level. Class covers the Reiki symbols, Reiki Guides, ethics and confidentiality issues. $140. Hands of Serenity Healing, 1129 Main St, Fishkill. Register: 845.896.1915. HandsOfSerenityHealing.com.

Community Yoga/Meditation – 1-3pm. With Jennifer. Hosted by Still Mind Yoga. Integral or yin yoga followed by longer meditation session. Donation. 305 Central Ave, Ste 2, White Plains. 914.648.0492. YogaWestchesterNY.com.

Restorative Yoga – 7pm. With Karla Diamond. Relaxing, powerful practice benefitting all ages and fitness levels. Incorporates gentle postures and breath. Postures done on floor. $25 preregistered, $30 door. Quest Yoga Arts, 11-13 E Main St, Mt Kisco. Register: 914.241.9642. QuestYogaArts.com.

MONDAY, NOVEMBER 23

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.

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 27

Faerie Friday – Skip the mall and join a day of Faerie Fun. Three classes designed to bring out one’s inner faerie. Details of classes: HandsOfSerenityHealing.com. Hands of Serenity Healing, 1129 Main St, Fishkill. Register: 845.896.1915. HandsOfSerenityHealing.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, NOVEMBER 28

Reiki 1 & 2 Class – 10am-5pm. With Reiki Master Marcus Feighery. $275. Synchronicity, 1511 Rte 22, Brewster. RSVP: 845.363.1765. Info: SynchronicityNY.com.

Serenity Saturday – 11am-6pm. Move into the holidays with balance and calm with Crystal Reiki. $50. Hands of Serenity Healing, 1129 Main St, Fishkill. Register: 845.896.1915. HandsOfSerenityHealing.com.

SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 29

Psychic Sunday – 12-5pm. annual fundraiser for local families. Walk in readings on a first come, first served basis! readers will be donating back half of their fee to Share the Light program. Hands of Serenity Healing, 1129 Main St, Fishkill. Register: 845.896.1915. HandsOfSerenityHealing.com.

WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 2

Author Series: Love is a Secret: The Mystic Quest for Divine Love – 7-8:30pm. With Dr. Andrew Vidich. All profits will go to SOS, a not-for-profit charitable organization. Lecture and book signing. $15 includes book. 914.967.6080. Wainwright.org.

ADD Just Doesn’t Add Up – 7-9pm. 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: 914.874.1177. DrSlotnick.com.

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 4

Neuromovement For A Vibrant Life – 7-9pm. Experience the freedom in the body of new possibilities through cutting-edge of neuroscience and the mind-body connection — no more aches and pains. Free. Info/register: eileenfisherlearninglab.com.

SATURDAY, DECEMBER, 5

A Dickens of Weekend – 10am-4pm. A festive and fun holiday celebration for the entire family. Holiday shop, cooking demo, children crafts and free holiday entertainment. 914.967.6080. Wainwright.org.

SUNDAY, DECEMBER 6

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

Natural Awakenings Calendar Listings for October, 2015 in Westchester, Putnam and Dutchess, NY

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THURSDAY, OCTOBER 1

Fall Detox & Yoga – Oct 1-5. 11:30-12:30pm. With Renee Simon and Quest team. Learn to cleanse body. First session free intro. Sept 28-Oct 5 detox. $80. Quest Yoga Arts 11-13 E Main St, Mt Kisco. Details/register: 914.241.9642. QuestYogaArts.com.

Reiki Circle and Pranayama – 7-8:30pm. With Jackie Muller and Gabrielle Semel. Practice of energy direction and reception. Inner Balance Studio, Patterson. 845.878.7800. InnerBalanceStudio.org.

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 2

Rhinebeck Arts Festival – Oct 2-4. 10am-5pm. Meet emerging and seasoned artists, live music, hands-on art experiences, craft demos, family fun, specialty food and wine and liquor tastings. $10 regular admission. Free parking. 6550 Spring Brook Ave Rhinebeck.

Autumn Splendor – Oct 2-4. Walking/yoga/meditation retreat with viniyoga teachers Stephanie Harding and Lynn Crimando. Lodging in a restored Victorian mansion, three meals daily. $400. Stony Point Retreat Center. Stephanie Harding: 914.274.0007. Rippowamyoga.com.

Swim Teen Yoga – Oct 2-30. 5-6pm/ages 11-14 and 6:15-7:15pm/ages 15-17. For teen swimmers. Focus on flexibility, core strength, breath work and more. $90 six weeks or $20/class. Quest Yoga Arts 11-13 E Main St, Mt Kisco. Details/register: 914.241.9642. QuestYogaArts.com.

Ghost Hunting – 5:30-7:30pm. With Barry Piro, our electronic voice phenomenon expert. $35. Synchronicity, 1511 Rte 22, Brewster. RSVP: 845.363.1765. SynchronicityNY.com.

CANCELLED – Tibetan Singing Bowls Sound Healing – 6:15pm/doors open. 6:30-8pm. With Beth Mullin. Trained by Master Sound Healer from Nepal. Experience chakra clearing, balancing, alignment and more. $25. Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 236 S Bedford Rd, Rte 172, Mt Kisco. 914.236.4503. Register: StarVisionsCommunity.org.

Practical Magic and Almost Midnight Margaritas – 8pm. Ultimate witchy chick flick, snacks and margaritas. $10 movie and snacks. Margaritas are on us. Must be 21. Hands of Serenity Healing, 1129 Main St, Fishkill. Register. 845.896.1915. HandsOfSerenityHealing.com.

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 3

Beginner Yoga Series – Oct 3-31. 8:30-9:45am. Weekly. Yoga breathing, core postures and the flow that links all these elements together. $100. Quest Yoga Arts, 11-13 E Main St, Mt Kisco. Register/details: 914.241.9642. QuestYogaArts.com.

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 4

Support Connection 21th Anniversary Support-A-Walk – 9am. Rain or shine. 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.

1st Annual Holistic Wellness Fair – 11am-4pm. Marianne Messina, DC, and Ferdinand Esser, DC, present an experiential and fun day of workshops, demonstrations and bodywork including yoga, chiropractic, acupuncture, culinary nutrition and guided meditation. Free. 2241 Crompond Rd, Cortlandt Manor. Info: 914.930.8800.

First Sunday Free Meditation and Satsang – 11am-12:15pm. With Gabrielle Semel, E-RYT 500. Inner Balance Studio, Patterson. 845.878.7800. InnerBalanceStudio.org.

Lucky Orphans Horse Rescue Fall Gathering – 1-3pm. Rain or shine. Learn about LOHR’s mission and meet some of the horses. Pony rides, face painting, bouncy house, farm tours, vendors, food trucks. By donation. 4-7pm Evening session with buffet dinner and live music: $75. 2699 Route 22 in Dover Plains. Info: 845.416.8583. LuckyOrphansHorseRescue.org.

Yoga for Insomnia – 2-5pm. Special workshop to promote a restful sleep. YogaShine Studio, Valhalla. Vitalah Simon, RYT-500, teacher in Westchester for over 25 years. $75. Pre-registration required: 914.769.8745. yogashine.com.

Healthy Eating for Busy Professionals – 2-5pm. With Sriram Morthy. Learn about Ayurveda, how to personalize diet, exercise, sleep routines and incorporate healthy, mindful eating practices. $100. Quest Yoga Arts, 11-13 E Main St, Mt Kisco. 914.241.9642. QuestYogaArts.com.

MONDAY, OCTOBER 5

Chakra & Salt Crystal Healing at Breathe Easy – 11am. With Martha Lulgjur. Workshop explores the chakra system; learn how to feel one’s energy field, and basic exercises to keep them in balance. Detailed chakra chart included. $25. Breathe Easy, Katonah. Register: 914.232.5600.

Four-Week MELT Series – Oct 5-26. 12:30-1:45pm. With Joy Jacobson. Self-treatment method eliminating chronic pain, improves performance and decreases stress. $100 series. $30/per class. Preregistration required. Quest Yoga Arts, 11-13 E Main St, Mt Kisco. Register: 914.241.9642. QuestYogaArts.com.

Monthly Let Your Yoga Dance Class – 7-8:15pm. Joyful, aerobic practice combining yoga and dancing through the chakras. $20 suggested donation. The Rivertown Center for Yoga & Health, 343 Broadway, Dobbs Ferry. Info, Beth Bierko: 914.384.9983. Register: RivertownYoga.com.

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 6

Achieve Goals-Release Fears with EFT – 1-3pm.Intro to EFT group. Restore peace, balance mind, body and spirit. $30. Putnam Healing Arts, Mahopac. RSVP: 845.228.8132. PutnamHealingaArts.com.

Reiki Practitioner Monthly Share – 6:30-8pm. Replenish reserves. Must have at least Reiki I. Free. DG Sanctuary. Directions, Dreaming Goddess: 845.473.2206. DreamingGoddess.com.

Psychic Development Series – 7-8:30pm. With Joan Carra. Four-part series. Develop psychic abilities. Third eye opening, aura readings, pendulum predictions, intuitive healing. $30/$33 per workshop (series price available). 914.967.6080. Wainwright.org.

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 7

Adult Guided Channeling/Meditation Group – 10-11am. 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.

Author Series: Shift Into Freedom – 7-8:30pm.With Loch Kelly. Insights and meditations shared that combines ancient wisdom teachings with contemporary neuroscience and psychotherapy. $25 lecture and book signing. $40 includes book. 914.967.6080. Wainwright.org.

Meditation and Dharma Night – 7-8:30pm. With Derek Kolleeny. Meditation instruction, practice, dharma teaching and discussion. Tea following. $20. The Center for Health and Healing at Quest Yoga Studio, 11 E Main St, 2nd Flr, Mt Kisco. Preregister: TheCenterForHealthAndHealing.net.

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 8

Pendulum Power – 6:30pm. Search out answers, lost items and more. Receive information, exercises and fun learning about pendulums. $15 includes a pendulum. Hands of Serenity Healing, 1129 Main St, Fishkill. Register. 845.896.1915. HandsOfSerenityHealing.com.

The Heart of Healing – 7:15-8:30pm. With Myra Oney. Participants journey into the heart, uncover its unique guidance and begin healing. Free. Finger Lakes School of Massage, 272 N Bedford Rd, Mt Kisco. 914.241.7363.

Holistic Moms Network Southern Westchester Chapter Meeting – 7:30pm. With Andrea Candee. Topic: Healing chronic Lyme disease, its viral co-infections and PANDAS naturally. Rye Free Reading Room, 1061 Boston Post Rd, Rye. Info: holisticmoms.org.

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 10

Fall Group Cleanse – 11am-12pm. With women’s health coach, Stefanie. Kick off a five-day, whole foods cleanse which boosts the body’s ability to detoxify. $55. Pleasantville. Register/Info: 917.828.2071.

Energy Movement Center Open House in Peekskill – Noon-4pm. Check out the new location and take a 30 minute demo class: Pilates, Cardio/sculpt, yoga, Qi Gong and Tai Chi. 923 South St, 2nd floor, Peekskill. Info: 914.930.1504. EnergyMovementCenter.com.

Speaking of Yoga – 1:30-4:30pm. With Sarah Bell. Learn to use voice effectively and address obstacles to everyday communication. $35 members. $45 nonmembers in advance. The Yoga Studio, Club Fit, 584 N State Rd, Briarcliff Manor. Info: Michael Sassano: 914.709.4150. YTAyoga.com.

Grace in Motion: Let Your Yoga Dance – 2-3:30pm.With Beth Bierko. An amazing chakra fusion. Combining yoga, breath and a funky, sexy, sacred, inspirational dance of the multi-dimensional self. $30/$33. 914.967.6080. Wainwright.org.

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 11

The Hastings Flea – 10am-4pm. Curated, specialty outdoor flea market, overlooking the Hudson River; across the street from the Hasting on Hudson Metro North station at the Hastings-on-Hudson Metro North train station parking lot. Info: HastingsFlea.com.

Embodying the Goddess: Archetypes Workshop – 11am-2pm. With Ana Marie Llamas. $45. Paint and canvas supplies included. Synchronicity, 1511 Rte 22, Brewster. RSVP: 845.363.1765. SynchronicityNY.com.

MONDAY, OCTOBER 12

Monthly Singing Circle – Sing and tone, basking in healing vibration and the company of loving hearts. $20 suggested donation. The Rivertown Center for Yoga & Health, 343 Broadway, Dobbs Ferry. Info, Beth Bierko: 914.384.9983. Register: RivertownYoga.com.

Exploring Reiki at Breathe Easy – 11am. Reiki introduction class in a Dry Salt Therapy room; benefits of how Reiki helps heal the emotional and physical body and energy exercise. No attunements. Hosted by Martha Lulgjuraj. $25. Breathe Easy, Katonah. Register: 914.232.5600. breatheeasyusa.com.

New Moon Manifestation – 6:30-8pm. Together we manifest our hearts desires with the creative energies of the new moon. Requested donation: $10. DG Sanctuary. Directions, Dreaming Goddess: 845.473.2206. DreamingGoddess.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.

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 13

Crystal Ball Workshop – Crystal balls used to see the future are also powerful healing tools. Explore use of these orbs. $35 includes small crystal ball. Hands of Serenity Healing, 1129 Main St, Fishkill. Register. 845.896.1915. HandsOfSerenityHealing.com.

Stress Making You Sick? Reduce Stress, Maintain Health – 1-3pm. Learn healing techniques. Balance mind, body, spirit. $30. Putnam Healing Arts, Mahopac. Info/RSVP: 845.228.8132. PutnamHealingaArts.com.

Tea & Stones – 6:30pm. Hour lecture to connect and learn about gems, stones and their incredible properties. Free. Dreaming Goddess, 44 Raymond Ave, Poughkeepsie. Info: 845.473.2206. DreamingGoddess.com

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 14

Northern Westchester Believe, Inspire, Grow Meeting – 12-2pm. BIG is a women’s empowerment organization designed to help women of all ages identify and embrace their true life purpose, both professionally and personally. The Burger Barn, Somers. 914.646.5766.

Alzheimer’s Panel Discussion – 6:30-9:30pm. Led by Sharp Again Naturally. Panelists will explain how Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia can be prevented and/or reversed. Northern Westchester Hospital, 400 E Main St, Mt Kisco. $20. RSVP, Bonnie Rogers: 914.923.4346.

Discovering Basic Goodness Mindfulness Workshop – 7-9pm. With David Nichtern. Mindfulness exercises and discussion. Tea and snacks following. $40. The Center for Health and Healing at Quest Yoga Studio, 11 E Main St, 2nd Flr, Mt Kisco. Register: TheCenterForHealthAndHealing.net.

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 16

Archangel Healing Workshop – 7-9pm. With Shaman Elka Boren. $35. Synchronicity, 1511 Rte 22, Brewster. Info/RSVP: 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. Info: 914.793.2600. TheTemperanceCenter.com.

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 17

Sensory Stepping Stones Free Symposium and Wellness Fair– 9am-1pm. “Children, Teens & Beyond: Helping them Grow and Succeed” featuring speakers on alternative services to help with the changing needs of children, teens and adults. Free. Mount Kisco Holiday Inn, 1 Holiday Inn Dr., Mt. Kisco. Info: 914.244.4101.

Workshop for Women: Tired of Going at it Alone – 10am-6pm. Group experience that encourages participants to express themselves fully; feel supported, and embody authenticity, intimacy and integrity. $135. Greenwich, CT. Info/Register: Evelyn Carayannis 917.685.7591.

The Healing Sounds of Himalayan Bowls – 2-4pm. With Rev. Suzy Meszoly. This brain frequency brings clarity of mind, enhancing intuition and takes us into a deep meditative state. $40/$44. 914.967.6080. Wainwright.org.

Balancing Your Chakras – 2-5pm. With Renee Simon. Explore the seven main Chakras. Learn breathing techniques, sound healing, gentle yoga postures, meditations and more. $50. Quest Yoga Arts, 11-13 E Main St, Mt Kisco. Register: 914.241.9642. QuestYogaArts.com.

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 18

Third Sunday Community Yoga – 11am-12:15pm. Admission by donation of personal care products for the Pawling Community Resource Center. Inner Balance Studio, Patterson. Info: 845.878.7800. InnerBalanceStudio.org.

Tasseography: The Art of Tea Leaf Reading – Noon-2pm. With Joan Carra. Tea, coffee, pastries and intuitive inspirations. Wainwright House, 260 Stuyvesant Ave. Rye. Info/Register: 914.967.6080. PsychicJoanCarra.net.

Restorative Yoga – 5-7pm. With Karla Diamond. Relaxing yet powerful practice. Release tension, calm nervous system, strengthen immune system and more. $25 preregistered, $30 door. Quest Yoga Arts, 11-13 E Main St, Mt Kisco. Register: 914.241.9642. QuestYogaArts.com.

Quest Book Club – 7-8pm. With Cory Ethridge. October: A New Earth by Eckart Tolle. BYO snack or a refreshment to share. Free. Quest Yoga Arts 11-13 E Main St, Mt Kisco. Details/Register: 914.241.9642. QuestYogaArts.com.

MONDAY, OCTOBER 19

Meditation Class at Breathe Easy – 11am. Hosted by Sophia Shkreli. Learn simple breathing meditation technique to produce profound inner peace, joy, and more energy. Learn benefits of regular meditation in a salt therapy room. $25. Breathe Easy, Katonah. Register: 914.232.5600. breatheeasyusa.com.

Live Healthier, Happier and Longer – Oct 19-Dec. 6:30-8pm. With Elizabeth Pasquale, LMT, CST, NLP. Monday group coaching sessions. $100 five sessions. Well On The Way, Ossining. RSVP/info/call/text: 607.351.7024.

Monthly Reiki Circle – 7-8:45pm. Give and receive healing Reiki energy. All levels and those new to Reiki. $20 suggested donation. The Rivertown Center for Yoga & Health, 343 Broadway, Dobbs Ferry. Info, Beth Bierko: 914.384.9983. Register: RivertownYoga.com.

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 20

Westchester Holistic Network Meeting – 8-10am. Speakers: Jacqui Bishop and Lisa Feiner of Sharp Again Naturally, present “Preventing & Reversing Alzheimer’s & Dementia Naturally.” Open to all – first meeting free. Panera Bread, One North Broadway, White Plains. Info: WestchesterHolisticNetwork.org.

Emotion Code – 1-3pm. Release stress, discomfort for self or pets. Experience amazing benefits, non-invasive healing modality. Bring stuffed animal. Putnam Healing Arts, Mahopac. 845.228.8132. PutnamHealingaArts.com.

Creating a More Fulfilling, Joyful, Abundant Life – 7-8:30pm. With Wendy Reinike. Use Law of Attraction and other Universal Laws to create desired life. Includes group guided meditation. $15. Center for a Healthy You, 1984 New Hackensack Rd, Poughkeepsie. Preregister required: 914.475.0741.

Accountability Group – Get it Done! – 7:30-8:45pm. Teleclass plus online support. Learn new skills to help accomplish specific goals. Direct coaching, buddy support and training on Susan Lasky’s program. $189 for 8 weeks. Register: 914.373.4787. SusanLasky.com.

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 21

Adult Guided Channeling/Meditation Group – 10-11am. 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.

Candle Magick – 6:30pm. Candles + color + herbs + oils = magick. Explore this form of sympathetic magick and create a spell candle. $10. Hands of Serenity Healing, 1129 Main St, Fishkill. Register. 845.896.1915. HandsOfSerenityHealing.com.

Tarot Wisdom Gathering – 6:30pm. BYO Tarot deck. Each month a card will be chosen to discuss and journey into with open minds and hearts. $10 requested donation. Dreaming Goddess, 44 Raymond Ave, Poughkeepsie. Info: 845.473.2206. DreamingGoddess.com.

Meditation and Dharma Night – 7-8:30pm. With Derek Kolleeny. Group meditation instruction, practice, dharma teaching and discussion. Tea reception following. $20. The Center for Health and Healing at Quest Yoga Studio. 11 E Main St, 2nd Flr, Mt Kisco. Register: TheCenterForHealthAndHealing.net.

Vision & Success in School – 7-9pm. Discover tools to identify children having trouble learning. Vision problems keep children from reaching their potential. Free. Dr. Samantha Slotnick, 495 Central Park Ave, Ste 301, Scarsdale. RSVP, Jane: 914.874.1177. DrSlotnick.com.

Thursday, October 22

Holistic Moms Network N. Westchester / Lower Putnam Monthly Meeting – 9:30-11am. with Guest Speaker & renowned expert, Ellen Cassale, on Dialectical Behavioral Therapy and why it is essential for mindful parenting of “children with spirit.” Katonah United Methodist Church, 5 Bedford Rd, Katonah. Info: Facebook.com/NWestLoPutHMN.

ADHD/Executive Function Adult Support Group – 7-8:30pm in Ossining. Discussion, support, coaching and education; accomplishing goals, time and project management, productivity, organization, creating routines, etc. $165 for 5 sessions meeting every other Thursday. Led by Susan Lasky. Register: 914.373.4787. SusanLasky.com.

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 23

Page Bryant Lecture: Messages and Communicating with the Stars – 7-9pm. Hear perspectives on celestial energies influencing earth and humanity. $25. Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 236 S Bedford Rd, Rte 172, Mt Kisco. 914.236.4503. StarVisionsCommunity.org.

Yoga As A Doorway – 7-9pm. Explore the heart of yoga and open a door to one’s true self. Free. Location: Eileen Fisher Learning Lab, Irvington. Registration required: EileenFisherLearningLab.com.

Go apple picking! See “Farms” on page 29.

 

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 24

Know-Love-Heal ThySelf Summit in NYC – 8am-6pm. With Dr. Veronica Anderson and other featured speakers who specialize in helping people lead happier, more fulfilling lives. Use coupon code AWAKENWPD to save $50. Warwick New York Hotel, 65 W 54th St, New York. Tickets: ThySelfSummit.com.

Yoga As A Doorway Workshop – 9am-5pm. Participants will use the potent tools of yoga to tap into the power hidden at their core and live with greater aliveness and purpose. $195. Location: Eileen Fisher Learning Lab, Irvington. Registration required: EileenFisherLearningLab.com.

Gurunam Singh Returns for a Morning of Yoga & Meditation – 9:30am. Live musical accompaniment. All levels. Golden Temple Yoga, 223 Katonah Ave, Katonah. 914.232.3473. GoldenTempleYoga.com.

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

Introduction to Zentangle – 10-11:30am. With Nathalie Marinoff. A simple, relaxing way for everyone, regardless of artistic ability, to create beautiful images using structured patterns. $30/$33. $10 materials fee. 914.967.6080. Wainwright.org.

Reiki 1 & 2 Class – 10am-5pm. With Reiki Master Marcus Feighery. $275. Synchronicity, 1511 Rte 22, Brewster. RSVP: 845.363.1765. SynchronicityNY.com.

Gurunam Singh Returns for an Evening of Live Kirtan – 7-9pm. All welcome. $45. Golden Temple Yoga, 223 Katonah Ave, Katonah. 914.232.3473. More info: GoldenTempleYoga.com.

Drumming Circle and Prosperity Circle – 7-9pm. With Page Bryant. Native American traditions are honored with the directions. Drum in community for healing followed by powerful teachings and manifesting prosperity ceremony. $25. Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 236 S Bedford Rd, Rte 172, Mt Kisco. 914.236.4503. StarVisionsCommunity.org.

Halloween Séance – 7-9:30pm. With medium healer Katie Ciriello. Channeled messages from spirit and souls that have crossed over. $75. The Center for Health and Healing, Integrative Wellness Center, 153 E Main St, Ste A1, Mt Kisco, Register: TheCenterForHealthAndHealing.net.

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 25

Chakra Flow-n-Let it Go Yoga – 11am-12:15pm. With Antonia Noonan, RYT 500. Open level using bija mantra, vinyasa flow and restorative. $15. The Temperance Center. 453 White Plains Rd, Ste 201/203, Eastchester. Info: 914.793.2600. TheTemperanceCenter.com.

Women’s Full Moon Circle – 7-8:30pm. Non-denominational monthly gathering for women. Attend and draw in the powerful energies of the full moon. $10 requested donation. DG Sanctuary. Directions, Dreaming Goddess: 845.473.2206. DreamingGoddess.com.

MONDAY, OCTOBER 26

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.

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 27

Accessing Energy, Intuition & Spirit for Healing – 1-3pm. Energy Healing Intro Workshop. Restore peace, balance, mind, body, spirit. $30. Putnam Healing Arts, Mahopac. RSVP: 845.228.8132. PutnamHealingaArts.com.

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 28

StarVisions Healing Circle – 7pm. With Anne Bentzen, Reiki Master. Connecting wisdom and energy principles to life. Deep energy healing. Max 18. $25 adults. $15 student/senior. Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 236 S Bedford Rd, Rte 172, Mt Kisco. Preregister: 914.588.4079.

Intro to Shamanism – Oct 28, Nov 4 and Nov 11. 7-9pm. With Karine Gordineer. Shamanic Energy Healer. $240. The Center for Health and Healing @ Quest Yoga Studio. 11 E Main St, 2nd Flr, Mt Kisco. Details/register: TheCenterForHealthAndHealing.net.

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 30

Mothering & Daughtering – 7-9pm. Explore the heart of a strong mother-daughter relationship. For mothers and daughters (alone or together) and everyone interested. Free. Location: Eileen Fisher Learning Lab, Irvington. Registration required: EileenFisherLearningLab.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 31

A Relationship Weekend For Adult Mothers & Daughters – 9am-5pm (Sat & Sun). Come together as a vibrant community of mothers and daughters where both can slow down, nourish the relationship — and have some fun! $395. Location: Eileen Fisher Learning Lab, Irvington. Registration required: EileenFisherLearningLab.com.

Putnam Valley’s 6th Annual Psychic Fair – 10am-5pm. Readers and vendors of all types. Free admission. German American Social Club, 11 Kramers Pond Rd, Putnam Valley. Info: APracticalPsychic.com.

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 4

ADD Just Doesn’t Add Up – 7-9pm. 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: 914.874.1177. DrSlotnick.com.

 

Natural Awakenings Calendar Listings for September, 2015 in Westchester, Putnam and Dutchess, NY

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TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 1

Reiki Practitioner Monthly Share – 6:30-8pm. Replenish reserves. At least Reiki I training required. Free. DG Sanctuary. Directions, Dreaming Goddess: 845.473.2206. DreamingGoddess.com.

Meditation/Reiki Circle – 7-8pm. Experience one-on-one Reiki in a group setting to help relax, ground and heal. Donation. Art of Astrology. Info: Julie at 914.835.7015. SpiritualHealingSpa.com.

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 2

Here&Now Yoga+Body Grand Opening – 9:30am. Choose from a wide selection of yoga, barre and core fusion classes. All levels. Opening specials. 138 Garth Rd. Scarsdale. Info: 917. 838.4877. HereAndNowYogaBody.com.

Reiki Circle – 7pm. Open to all attuned to Reiki Level l or higher. Share and receive the healing energy of Reiki. $10 requested donation. Hands of Serenity Healing, 1129 Main St, Fishkill. Register: 845.896.1915. HandsOfSerenityHealing.com.

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 3

Reiki Circle and Pranayama – 7-8:30pm. With Jackie Muller, LCSW and Gabrielle Semel, E_RYT 500. Practice of energy direction and reception. Inner Balance Studio, 1072 Rte 311, Patterson. 845.878.7800. InnerBalanceStudio.org.

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 4

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.

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 6

First Sunday Free Meditation and Satsang – 11am-12:15pm. With Gabrielle Semel, E-RYT 500. Inner Balance Studio, 1072 Rte 311, Patterson. 845.878.7800. InnerBalanceStudio.org.

4th Annual Sacred Earth Festival – 12-4pm. Free, family-oriented event. Open to the public. Features include earth ceremonies, drumming, dances, songs, storytelling, integrative massages, face painting and more. Pavilion 6, Bowdoin Park, Wappingers Falls. Info: Green-Brain.org.

TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 8

Tea & Stones – 6:30pm. Each month, enjoy this hour lecture to connect and learn about gems and stones and their incredible properties. Free. DG Sanctuary. Directions, Dreaming Goddess: 845.473.2206. DreamingGoddess.com.

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 9

Wooden Pillow Neck Healing Class – 8:30am, 10am, 5:30pm and 8pm. Ancient healing tool used to adjust neck, straighten vertebrae and more. Free. Westchester Body & Brain, Yoga & Tai Chi, 590 Central Park Ave, Scarsdale. Info: Nicole: 201.618.7486. BodynBrain.com/westchester.

ADD Just Doesn’t Add Up – 7-9pm. 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: 914.874.1177. DrSlotnick.com.

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 10

Herbal Stress Relief Free Workshop – 7:15-9pm. With Bonnie Rogers. Discover simple herbs and foods that help eliminate stress and anxiety naturally. Finger Lakes School of Massage Westchester, 272 N Bedford Rd, Mt Kisco. Register: 914.241.7363 x12. flsm.com.

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 11

The Healer’s Lounge – 10am-12pm. Network Meeting for Holistic Practitioners. Presentation followed by social networking. Free. Park in long term train lot. Quest Yoga Studio, 2nd Flr, 11 E Main St, Mt Kisco. TheCenterForHealthAndHealing.net.

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

Crown of Eternity Sound Journeys – 7-9pm. With gongs and chants. $35 by Aug 21. $45 after. Golden Temple Yoga, 223 Katonah Ave, Katonah. 914.232.3473. More info: GoldenTempleYoga.com.

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 12

Second Saturday Divorce Workshop – 9-11:30am. Participants gain greater understanding of the confusing divorce process with guidance from trained professionals on legal, financial, family and personal issues. $45. 100 S Bedford Rd, Ste 340, Mt Kisco. 914.238.3300. SecondSaturdayWestchester.com.

Live Well, Be Well Festival – 10am-5pm. A Day of Peace, Yoga, and Wellness. $69 in advance, $79 day of; $30 students, children 10 and under free. Bethel Woods Center for the Arts. Info: 845.583.2193. BethelWoodsCenter.org.

Reiki 1 & 2 Class – 10am-5pm. With Reiki Master Marcus Feighery. $275/pp. Synchronicity, 1511 Rte 22, Brewster. RSVP: 845.363.1765. SynchronicityNY.com.

Reiki I – 11am-6pm. Hear history of Reiki and its uses. Learn hand positions, scanning chakras and Reiki techniques. $125. Hands of Serenity Healing, 1129 Main St, Fishkill. Register/Reiki I and II pricing options: 845.896.1915. HandsOfSerenityHealing.com.

Labor & Delivery Workshop – 1-4pm. This couple’s workshop provides instruction on a range of simple techniques to achieve an easeful birth. $95. Pre-registration required. Riverstone Yoga. 2 Hudson View Way, Tarrytown. Info: 914.332.9642. Riverstoneyoga.com.

Magical Awakening Training Level One – 1-5pm. With Brett Bevell, world-renowned energy healer. Powerful Celtic Shamanic Energy Healing System which comes through lineage of Merlin and Lady of the Lake. $240. Briarcliff Manor, NY. Register: TheCenterForHealthAndHealing.net.

Introduction to Kriya Yoga and Yoga Nidra – 1:30-4:30pm. Join master teacher Glenn Black. CEUs available. $35 members. $45 nonmembers in advance. $45/$55 door. Club Fit Briarcliff, 584 N State Rd, Briarcliff Manor. Info: Michael Sassano: 914.709.4150. YTAyoga.com.

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 13

Spiritual Education for Kids – New year begins at local Unitarian Universalists congregations. Explore Sunday services and classes for kids Pre-K through 8th in Croton (11am), Hastings (10:30am), Mohegan Lake (10:30am), Mt Kisco (10:30am) and White Plains (10am). Info: WestchesterUU.com.

Yoga Beginners Series – 9/13-10/4. Learn the absolute basics of yoga focusing on either Vinyasa or Hot 26 styles. $20/class or $80/4 weeks. Pre-registration required. Riverstone Yoga. 2 Hudson View Way, Tarrytown. Info: 914.332.9642. Riverstoneyoga.com.

Somers Library Foundation 5K Trail Race & 1-Mile Family Fun Run – 8am/registration; 9am/Trail Run; 9:30am/Family Fun Run. Proceeds will be used to enhance the library. Reis Park, 80 Primrose St & Rte 139 Somers. Race Fees/Info/Register: SomersLibraryFoundation.org.

Health and Wellness Expo – 9am-4:30pm. Keynote speaker: Tiokasin Ghosthorse. $5 mini classes, practitioner sessions available, shop holistic marketplace, lunch by Butler Brothers. Free admission. Wainwright House, Rye. 914.967.6080. Wainwright.org.

Reiki II – 11am-6pm. Learn sacred Reiki symbols, chakra balancing, history taking and client confidentiality. Level II attunement; give and receive a Reiki treatment. $140. Hands of Serenity Healing, 1129 Main St, Fishkill. Register: 845.896.1915. HandsOfSerenityHealing.com.

Chan (Zen) Meditation Class – 1-3pm. One-hour lecture “How to Live a Better Life” and one hour meditation. By donation. Still Mind Yoga, 305 Central Ave, Ste 2, White Plains. 914.648.0492. ChanCenter.org.

Blissing Ecstatic Chant and Dance – 6pm. Potluck community dinner afterwards. $20. Location: 27 Travis Corners Rd., Garrison. RSVP: Cat Guthrie: 845.424.4340.

Sacred Pipe Ceremony with Community Potluck – 3-5pm. Offer prayers and gratitude to the universe. Free although it is customary to bring a small token (herbs, chocolate and/or tobacco). DG Sanctuary. Directions, Dreaming Goddess: 845.473.2206. DreamingGoddess.com.

Restorative Yoga – 5-7pm. With Karla Diamond. Relaxing yet powerful practice. Release tension, calm nervous system, strengthen immune system and more. $25 preregistered, $30 door. Quest Yoga Arts, 11-13 E Main St, Mt Kisco. Register: 914.241.9642. QuestYogaArts.com.

Quest Book Club – 7-8pm. September: A New Earth by Eckart Tolle. Discussion followed by a potluck. BYO snack or a refreshment to share. Free. Quest Yoga Arts, 11-13 E Main St, Mt Kisco. Register: 914.241.9642. QuestYogaArts.com.

MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 14

Breathing Techniques & Meditation to Reduce Stress – 6-7:30pm. Presented by Manjula Khanna and offered through Art of Living Foundation. Free. Somers Library, 80 Primrose St and Rte 139 Somers. Registration required: 914.232.5717. SomersLibrary.org.

New Moon Manifestation – 6:30-8pm. Together we will manifest our hearts desires with the creative energies of the new moon. $10 requested donation. DG Sanctuary. Directions, Dreaming Goddess: 845.473.2206. DreamingGoddess.com.

MELT Series – Sept 14-Oct 5. 7-8:15pm. With Joy Jacobson. Self-treatment method that eliminates chronic pain, improves performance and decreases stress caused by repetitive postures and movements. Quest Yoga Arts, 11-13 E Main St, Mt Kisco. Register/Pricing Info: 914.241.9642. QuestYogaArts.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.

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 16

Bellydance – Sept 16-Oct 21. Egyptian style belly dancing. Learn basic movements such as undulations, shimmies, figure eights and more. Beginner level. $100 six-weeks. Quest Yoga Arts, 11-13 E Main St, Mt Kisco. Register: 914.241.9642. QuestYogaArts.com.

Adult Guided Channeling/Meditation Group – 10-11am. 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.

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 17

67th Annual Herb Fair – 11am-2pm. Specialties include gourmet foods and baked goods, herbs, other plants and more. Admission free, lunch available and the traditional lovage soup. John Jay Homestead, 400 Rte 22, Katonah. Info: JohnJayHomestead.org.

“Comedy for a Cause” with Jane Condon – 6:30-9pm. Doors open at 6pm. Fundraiser for the Giordano Foundation for Women’s Health and Education and Support Connection. $50 ticket includes dinner, soft drinks, coffee and the show. A cash bar available. to Stone Manor 101 in Hartsdale. For registration and info, call 914.962.6402.

FRIDAY, SEPTMBER 18

Kundalini Yoga Foundations – 6:30-8:30pm. Course highlights all aspects of the practice: breath, posture, mantra and Kriya. All levels. Golden Temple Yoga, 223 Katonah Ave, Katonah. 914.232.3473. GoldenTempleYoga.com.

Spirit Connection – 6:30-8pm.With Robin C. Mueller spiritual medium who utilizes her gifts of clairvoyance, clairaudience and clairsentience giving messages of love and support from the spirit world. Katonah Village Library, 26 Bedford Rd, Katonah. Register 914.730.0155.

Archangel Healing Workshop – 7-9pm. With Shaman Elka Boren. $35. Synchronicity, 1511 Rte 22, Brewster. RSVP: 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. Info: 914.793.2600. TheTemperanceCenter.com.

Crystal Healing – 7:30pm. Presentation designed for those wishing to explore the energy and healing power of crystals. $35 includes a crystal starter kit. Hands of Serenity Healing, 1129 Main St, Fishkill. Register: 845.896.1915. HandsOfSerenityHealing.com.

SATURDY, SEPTEMBER 19

Reiki 1 & 2 Review Class – 9am-1pm/Reiki 1 Review; 2-6pm/ Reiki 2 Review. With Myra Oney, Reiki Master Teacher. $125 section one. $175 both sections. Acker House, 139 Grand St, Croton on Hudson. Register: 914.862.4223.

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

Harvesting, Cleaning and Storing Seeds – 10:30am-12:30pm. With Shanyn Siegel. Guides novice seed savers, intentional seed savers or opportunistic gardeners to properly harvest seeds. Free. Somers Library, 80 Primrose St and Rte 139, Somers. Registration required: 914.232.5717. Somers@wlsmail.org. SomersLibrary.org.

Fieldhome’s 11th Annual Fall Festival – 11am-4pm. Live entertainment, local vendors, kid’s zone with games, bouncy houses, a petting zoo and pony rides. Great food and family fun! Free. Field Home 2300 Catherine St, Cortlandt Manor. Info: 914.739.2244 x5501.

Free Community Classes and YTT Info Session – 11am. Yoga teacher training info session with Laura Jensen and Wendy Hagen. Sidewalk sales and free classes all day. Quest Yoga Arts, 11-13 E Main St, Mt Kisco. Class info: 914.241.9642. QuestYogaArts.com.

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 20

Spiritual Education for Kids – New year begins at local Unitarian Universalists congregations. Explore Sunday services and classes for kids Pre-K through 8th in Croton (11am), Hastings (10:30am), Mohegan Lake (10:30am), Mt Kisco (10:30am) and White Plains (10am). Info: WestchesterUU.com.

Back to Healthy Living & Empowerment Expo – 10-5pm. Crowne Plaza, Suffern. Info: livingempowermenttoday.com.

Third Sunday Community Yoga – 11am-12:15pm. Admission by donation of personal care products for the Pawling Community Resource Center. Inner Balance Studio, 1072 Rte 311, Patterson. 845.878.7800. InnerBalanceStudio.org.

Kundalini Workshop – 11am-1pm. With Patty Meehan, RYT 500. Asana, chant, mudra, breath, meditation. $40. Space limited. Register early and required. The Temperance Center, 453 White Plains Rd, Ste 203, Eastchester. 914.793.2600.

Blissing Ecstatic Chant and Dance – 7pm. Potluck community dinner afterwards. $20. Liberation Yoga, 862 Route 6, Mahopac (between Kidz Country and Arturo’s). RSVP: 845.803.8389. $20.

MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 21

Fall Detox & Yoga – Sept 21-Oct 5. 12:30-1:30pm. With Renee Simon. First session: free intro. Detox: Sept 28-Oct 5. $80 includes five-days of yoga. Quest Yoga Arts, 11-13 E Main St, Mt Kisco. Register: 914.241.9642. QuestYogaArts.com.

Teen Yoga – Sept 21-Dec 21. 5:15-6:15pm. With Susan Draper. Build strength, stamina and flexibility. Teens 13 and up. BYO tunes. $195. $20 drop-in. Quest Yoga Arts, 11-13 E Main St, Mt Kisco. Register: 914.241.9642. QuestYogaArts.com.

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 23

Adult Guided Channeling/Meditation Group – 10-11am. 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.

Weekly Meditation & Dharma Night – 7-8:30pm. With Senior Shambhala Teacher, Derek Kolleeny. Meditation instruction, practice, Buddhist teachings and group discussion. Tea reception following. $20 drop-in. Quest Yoga Studio, 11 E Main St, 2nd Flr, Mt Kisco. Preregister. TheCenterForHealthAndHealing.net.

THURSDAY, SEPTMBER 24

Yoga Teacher Training – A comprehensive program exploring Hot, Ashtanga, Vinyasa and Iyengar styles for those who aspire to instruct or simply wish to improve. $3400. Pre-registration required. Riverstone Yoga. 2 Hudson View Way, Tarrytown. Info: 914.332.9642. Riverstoneyoga.com.

Holistic Moms Network – 7:30pm. With Janice Solomon, CCH. Homeopathy—an overview of various approaches. The difference between treatment methods of certified homeopaths and more. Rye Free Reading Room, 1061 Boston Post Rd, Rye.

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 25

Yoga Weekend with Anton Mackey – 9/25-9/27. Weekend includes two master classes and workshop designed to inspire students to take their practice to the next level. $80/weekend. Pre-registration required. Riverstone Yoga. 2 Hudson View Way, Tarrytown. Info: 914.332.9642. Riverstoneyoga.com.

Business opportunity in natural health field presentation – 6:30-8:30pm. Special presentation about earning a separate income stream while helping others get healthier. Part-time business opportunity in top natural nutrition company. Hyatt House in Fishkill. $5. Info/register: Michael Rosenbaum 914.589.3601. AlternativeChoices.org.

Receiving Spiritual Messages Directly Workshop – 6:30am-8:30pm. With Alexandra La ‘Claire. $35/pp. Synchronicity, 1511 Rte 22, Brewster. RSVP: 845.363.1765. SynchronicityNY.com.

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 26

Anatomy with Anton Mackey – 9/26-9/27. Three modules covering anatomy essentials to help yoga students deepen their understanding of the body and practice. $55/module. Pre-registration required. Riverstone Yoga. 2 Hudson View Way, Tarrytown. Info: 914.332.9642. Riverstoneyoga.com.

Soul Painting with Yoga & Art – 9am-1pm. Kundalini yoga, journaling and painting. All levels. No art experience necessary. Facilitators, Mandeep Kaur Khalsa and Beth Hardev Kaur Sax. $65 member. $72 nonmember. The Wainwright House, Rye. Info: Wainwright.org.

Armonk Outdoor Art Show – 10am-5pm. 9/26-9/27. Rain or shine. Over 185 juried artists in a broad spectrum of media. Guided tours, kid-friendly activities and diverse food court. Admission $10, free under 18. 205 Business Park Dr. Armonk. Info: ArmonkOutdoorArtShow.org.

Meditation in Energy Current of John of God – 10am-4pm. Facilitated by Daughter of the Casa, Abia Alvarez. Meditative Current and calming music from the Casa. Free. Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 236 So. Bedford Rd, Mt. Kisco. Register: sevenpowercenters@gmail.com.

Healthier TogetherImmunity Boost – 10:30am-12pm. Learn principles and simple exercises to help boost and strengthen immune system. Free. Westchester Body & Brain, Yoga & Tai Chi, 590 Central Park Ave, Scarsdale. Info: Nicole: 201.618.7486. BodynBrain.com/westchester.

Teachings of the Medicine Wheel: Working with Fire – 3:30-5:30pm and 6-8pm.Evan Pritchard, professor of Native American studies. Work creatively with the elements of the four directions. $35/$40. $60/$70 both. Wainwright House, Rye. 914.967.6080. Wainwright.org.

Mamas in Motion – 7-8:30pm. With Jolyn Arisman. Release spontaneous creativity and renew oneself with dance, yoga, massage and more. $30. Quest Yoga Arts, 11-13 E Main St, Mt Kisco. Register: 914.241.9642. QuestYogaArts.com.

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 27

Spiritual Education for Kids – New year begins at local Unitarian Universalists congregations. Explore Sunday services and classes for kids Pre-K through 8th in Croton (11am), Hastings (10:30am), Mohegan Lake (10:30am), Mt Kisco (10:30am) and White Plains (10am). Info: WestchesterUU.com.

Solar Body Outdoor Natural Healing Workshop – 8:30-10:30am. Find inner peace and natural healing power for a healthier body, mind and spirit. Free. Westchester Body & Brain, Yoga & Tai Chi, 590 Central Park Ave, Scarsdale. Info: Nicole: 201.618.7486. BodynBrain.com/westchester.

Awaken Wellness Fair NJ – 10am-5pm. Speakers, healers, vendors and readers. Over 100 exhibitors and hundreds of guests. Double Tree Hotel, 2117 Rte. 4 East, Fort Lee, NJ. Info: AwakenFair.com, click on “Fort Lee 9-27.”

Chakra Flow-n-Let it Go Yoga – 11am-12:15pm. With Antonia Noonan, RYT 500. Open level using bija mantra, vinyasa flow and restorative. $15. The Temperance Center. 453 White Plains Rd, Ste 201/203, Eastchester. Info: 914.793.2600. TheTemperanceCenter.com.

Community Yoga/Meditation – 1-3pm. With Jennifer. Integral or Yin Yoga followed by longer meditation session. By donation. Still Mind Yoga, 305 Central Ave, Ste 2, White Plains. 914.648.0492. YogaWestchesterNY.com.

Jin Shin Jyutsu Workshop – 1-3:30pm. Timeless art of harmonizing body, mind and spirit. Exercises and using breath to surrender into peace and well-being. $40. The YogaScape, 64 Gleneida Ave, Carmel. RSVP by Sept 23/Info: 845.225.9642. TheYogaScape.com.

Fall Equinox Healing Night – 5-7:30pm Meditation, yoga, chanting, drumming. $20 suggested donation. Half proceeds to charity. The Temperance Center. 453 White Plains Rd, Ste 201/203, Eastchester. 914.793.2600. TheTemperanceCenter.com.

Women’s Full Moon Circle – 7-8:30pm. Non-denominational monthly gathering for women, coming together to draw in powerful energies of the full moon. $10 requested donation. DG Sanctuary. Directions, Dreaming Goddess: 845.473.2206. DreamingGoddess.com.

MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 28

Mindfulness for the Family – 7–9pm. With Dr. Paul Epstein, naturopathic physician. Cultivate a family life filled with peace, contentment and love. The practice of mindfulness supports healthy communication. $40/$44. Wainwright House, Rye. 914.967.6080. Wainwright.org.

StarVisions Healing Circle – 7pm. Release, balance and restore subtle energy centers via deep relaxation. With Anne Bentzen. $25 Adults; Seniors/Student rate $15. Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 236 So. Bedford Rd., Mt. Kisco. Pre-register: 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, SEPTEMBER 29

Author Series: Lecture & Book Signing – 3-4:30pm. Conversation with Sarah Bracey White, author of Primary Lessons. A fascinating and engaging memoir. $5 suggested. $21 book sales. Wainwright House, Rye. 914.967.6080. Wainwright.org.

Green Drinks Westchester at The Briarcliff Manor – 6-8pm. w/ Lea Cullen Boyer of Green Guru Network and Dani Glaser of Green Team Spirit and host Perry DiNapoli at The Briarcliff Manor. 25 Studio Hill Rd. Briarcliff Manor. Information: Facebook.com/greendrinkswestchester.

Séance: Talking to the Dead – 7:30-9pm. With Psychic Medium Joan Carra. Find comfort and closure with messages from passed loved ones. $55/pp. Small group. Wainwright House 260 Stuyvesant Ave, Rye. RSVP: 203 531-6387. PsychicJoanCarra.com.

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 30

Weekly Meditation & Dharma Night – 7-8:30pm. With Senior Shambhala Teacher, Derek Kolleeny. Meditation instruction, practice, Buddhist teachings and group discussion. Tea reception following. $20 drop-in. Quest Yoga Studio, 11 E Main St, 2nd Flr, Mt Kisco. Preregister. TheCenterForHealthAndHealing.net.

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 2

Autumn Splendor – Oct 2-4. Walking/yoga/meditation retreat with viniyoga teachers Stephanie Harding and Lynn Crimando. Lodging in a restored Victorian mansion, three meals daily. $400. Stony Point Retreat Center. Stephanie Harding: 914.274.0007. Rippowamyoga.com.

SUNDAY, October 4

Support Connection 21th 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.

Yoga for Insomnia – 2-5pm. Special workshop to promote a restful sleep. YogaShine Studio, Valhalla. Vitalah Simon, RYT-500, teacher in Westchester for over 25 years. $75. Pre-registration required: 914.769.8745. yogashine.com.

1st Annual Holistic Wellness Fair – 11am-4pm. Marianne Messina, DC, and Ferdinand Esser, DC, present an experiential and fun day of workshops, demonstrations and bodywork including yoga, chiropractic, acupuncture, culinary nutrition and guided meditation. Free. 2241 Crompond Rd, Cortlandt Manor. Info: 914.930.8800.

 

 

 

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