Natural Awakenings Calendar Listings for October 2018 in Westchester, Putnam and Dutchess, NY

Cover OCt18 225The following events appear in Natural Awakenings – Westchester, Putnam, Dutchess NY, October 2018 Edition.

For additional event listings, updates and changes, visit our free online calendar on our main website at WakeUpNaturally.com.

UPCOMING EVENTS
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MONDAY, OCTOBER 1

Osteoporosis Awareness Group – 7-9pm. With Diana Koster. Topic: Fall Prevention. Speaker: Molly Olivia Roffman, director of StepWISEnow and physical therapist. Free. Burke Rehabilitation Hospital, 785 Mamaroneck Ave, White Plains Bldg 4. Info, Susan: 914.260.9339.

Adult Guided Channeling/Meditation Group – 7:15-8:15pm. With Merrill Black. Unique theme, meditation and group discussion. $20. The Temperance Center, 453 White Plains Rd, Ste 203, Eastchester. 914.793.2600. TheTemperanceCenter.com.

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 2

Qi Gong Classes – Oct 2, 16, 23 and 30. 6:30-7:30pm. Sacred Space Healing Arts, 436 Main St, Beacon. $10 each date. Register: 845.416.4598. EmpoweredByNature.net.

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 3

Mindful is the New Skinny Bootcamp for Women – Oct 3-Nov 7. 12:30-2pm. Mindfulness concepts and meditation techniques to help get a handle on things. $375 early bird before Sept 3. The Center for Health and Healing, 4 Smith Ave, Mt Kisco. 917.974.9446. JodiBaretz.com.

Twilight on Hudson – 5-8pm. A reception at a private riverfront estate in Hastings to support the efforts of the honorees and the host organization, Federated Conservationists of Westchester County (FCWC), to protect water, air, soil and wildlife. Tickets $150/ $125 early bird. Info: 914.422.4406; FCWC.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.

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 4

Yoga for Scoliosis – Work with specific postures and the breath to develop body awareness and support one’s spine. Yoga Haven 2, 91 Montgomery Ave, Scarsdale. 914.337.1437. YogaHaven.com.

Conservation Lecture – 6:30pm/light refreshments; 7-8pm/lecture. A special conservation lecture presented by Dr. Robert Naczi, Curator of North American Botany, New York Botanical Garden. $5. Hilltop Hanover Farm, Yorktown Hts. Register: 914.302.9713. Info: BedfordAudubon.org.

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 5

Strong and Steady for Teen Girls – Oct 5-Nov 17. 3:30-5pm. Seven-week series incorporating yoga, pilates, barre, wellness tutorials in nutrition, essential oils, acupressure, breathing techniques and meditation. $170. Cold Spring Yoga, 75 Main St, Cold Spring. 845.265.4444. ColdSpringYoga.com.

House Clearing & Protecting Your Home – 7-9pm. With Carla Blaha. $35. Synchronicity, 1511 Rte 22, Brewster. RSVP: 845.363.1765. Info: SynchronicityNY.com.

Igniting Sacred Sexuality: A Couples 3-Part Workshop – 7-9pm. With Kevin Spath and Cat Guthrie. A progressive/experiential three Friday series exploring a radical mind-shift about spirituality and sexuality. $275 per couple. The Center for Health and Healing. Register, Kevin: 914.673.0007. Center4Healing.net.

Adult Guided Channeling/Meditation Group – 7:15-8:15pm. With Merrill Black. Unique theme, meditation and group discussion. $20. The Temperance Center, 453 White Plains Rd, Ste 203, Eastchester. 914.793.2600. TheTemperanceCenter.com.

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 6

Heritage Applefest – 9am-4pm. Rain date: Oct 13. Live music, sweet and hard cider sampling, press-your-own cider, family games, activities and vendors. Pay amount desired. 1061 Rte. 9D, Garrison. Info: 845.265.3638. Boscobel.org.

Wellness on the Green – 11am-4pm. Meet local health and wellness practitioners and vendors. Enjoy demonstrations, local food and more. Come have fun! Charles Coleman Boulevard, Pawling.

Reiki 1 & 2 – 11am-4pm.With Reiki Master Marcus Feighery. $275. Synchronicity, 1511 Rte 22, Brewster. RSVP: 845.363.1765. Info: SynchronicityNY.com.

Ayurveda & Digestive Health – 2-4pm. With Claudia Gukeisen. Understand the Ayurveda wisdom tradition and the concept of Agni (which means fire) and how it is the key to healing the gut. $40 drop-in. 914.864.0462. Center4Healing.net.

Shamanic Reiki Hearth Circle – 5:30-7pm. With Melanie Ryan. A monthly community healing circle supporting the teachings of indigenous people worldwide. Shamanic journey, reiki, sharing. All welcome. $20 drop-in. 914.864.0462. Center4Healing.net.

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 7

Annual Support-A-Walk – 9am. Bring help and hope to people fighting breast and ovarian cancer. Presented by Support Connection, Inc. 914.962.6402. Visit: SupportConnection.org.

Water Ceremony – 10-10:30am. We offer up our prayers with tobacco and song, sending them down to the ocean, for the healing of the waters, of Mother Earth and for all of our relations. Free. Meet at the Poughkeepsie Boat Launch. 845.473.2206 DreamingGoddess.com.

Olympian Coming to Somers: Free Event at Krav Mega – 10:45am-12:30pm. Eli Bremer, Olympic pentathlete, is presenting secrets to maximizing workout, why aerobic and strength workouts require different nutritional support, specific all-natural products. Q&A and autographs. 2 Scott Dr, Somers. RSVP required: 855.426.5728.

Journey for the Soul’s Purpose – 11:30am-1pm. With Savannah. $20. Synchronicity, 1511 Rte 22, Brewster. RSVP: 845.363.1765. Info: SynchronicityNY.com.

MONDAY, OCTOBER 8

Care Walk and Harvest Festival – 10:30am. Fun walk (9:30 a.m. registration), hayrides, a pumpkin patch, touch-a-truck and local vendors. 100 Rte. 312, Brewster. Non-walkers $5; $20/family. Info: CommunityCares.org

New Moon Manifestation – 7-8pm.Together we manifest our hearts’ desires using The Law of Attraction and the creative energies of the new moon. $10. Dreaming Goddess, 44 Raymond Ave, Poughkeepsie. 845.473.2206. DreamingGoddess.com.

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 9

Strong and Steady for Teen Girls – Oct 5-Nov 17. 3:30-5pm. Seven-week series incorporating yoga, pilates, barre, wellness tutorials in nutrition, essential oils, acupressure, breathing techniques and meditation. $170. Cold Spring Yoga, 75 Main St, Cold Spring. 845.265.4444. ColdSpringYoga.com.

CBD Talk in Bedford – 6pm. With Dr. Lyn West, Marcie Manfredonia and Bernadette Bloom. Free informational talk on CBD products. Free samples. Refreshments served. Bedford Hills Wine and Beer Bar, 27 Depot Plaza, Bedford Hills. Info: 914.218.8357; BHWineAndBeerBar.com.

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

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 10

Election Candidates and the Environment – 7-9pm. Candidates running for election at the state level will discuss environmental issues and take questions from the audience. Greenburgh Nature Center, 99 Dromore Rd, Scarsdale. Info: 914.723.3470. GreenburghNatureCenter.org.

Adult Guided Channeling/Meditation Group – 8-9pm. With Merrill Black. Unique theme, meditation, group discussion. $20. The Temperance Center, 453 White Plains Rd, Ste 203, Eastchester. 914.793.2600. TheTemperanceCenter.com.

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 11

Yoga for Osteoporosis – Learn precautions and modifications which allow individuals to attend regular yoga classes more safely if afflicted with osteopenia or osteoporosis. Two-session program. $50. Yoga Haven 2, 91 Montgomery Ave, Scarsdale. 914.337.1437. YogaHaven.com.

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 12

Mama Mia – An 80’s Dance – 6:30-10:30pm. Hosted by Kacey Morabito Grean. Will benefit Mt Carmel Scholarships. $50 includes dinner, drinks and dancing. Mt Carmel Hall, Verplanck. Kacey.co.

Natural Way to Quit Alcohol, Sugar, Smoking – 7-7:45pm. Learn simple, effective method for quitting smoking, alcohol, sugar and more. 80 percent success. Simpler than most dare to believe. Free lecture. Briarcliff location. 914.473.2015. QuitWithQuinn.com.

Curing Addiction from the Core: Quit with Quinn Info Session – 7:45-8:30pm. Discover the unseen energy of addiction and how this simple, natural method can help participants quit alcohol, smoking and sugar behaviors for good. 80 percent success. Free Lecture. Briarcliff location. 914.473.2015. QuitWithQuinn.com.

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 13

Reiki I Certification – Learn the ancient art of hands on healing from Shima Chayvet, Reiki Master, who is connected to the original 22 Reiki Masters who were attuned in the US in 1973. Courtlandt Manor. Info: 917.279.9577. UniversalHealingArts.com.

Pelvic Power – 1:30-4:30pm. With Christa Rypins. Develop a picture of the pelvis and learn how to improve posture, heal pain and more. $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.

Healing Stress and Trauma with Yoga – 2-4pm. With Miki Hara. Slow down and breath, open to the moment and come back to our true self. This gentle practice is a wonderful, nurturing way to release trauma and stuck energy in the body. $40. 914.864.0462. Center4Healing.net.

Heart Songs: An Evening of Chanting and Sacred Music – 7-8:30pm. Kirtan with Sita’s Light. No music or signing experience necessary. Sacred Spirit Yoga and Healing Arts Center, 343 Broadway, Dobbs Ferry. $20/advance; $30/door. Info/tickets: SacredSpiritYogaCenter.org.

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 14

Mindfulness 101 – Learn about mindfulness: what it is and why one should do it and experiment with some mindful practices. Four-session program. $100 Yoga Haven, 62 Main St, Tuckahoe. 914.337.1437. YogaHaven.com.

Meet author Pamela Landolt – who introduces her new book, Discovering Angels, at Barnes and Noble, Poughkeepsie. 11-3pm. For more information call 914.204.1323 or visit: https://www.discovering-angels.com/blog/

Reiki II Certification – Learn the ancient art of hands on healing from Shima Chayvet, Reiki Master, who is connected to the original 22 Reiki Masters who were attuned in the US in 1973. Courtlandt Manor. Info: 917.279.9577. UniversalHealingArts.com.

Apple Cidering – 1-2pm. Children use old-fashioned screw press to make apple cider. Learn about the colonial experience of cider making and get a taste of fresh, tangy apple cider. All ages. $5- $8. The Greenburgh Nature Center, 99 Dromore Rd, Scarsdale. Info: 914.723.3470. GreenburghNatureCenter.org.

MONDAY, OCTOBER 15

Circle of Support – 6:30-7:45pm. With Kacey Morabito Grean. Group Life Coaching Session. Conversation, exploration and discovery. $20. Mariandale. Ossining. Mariandale.org.

Beyond the Veil: Herbs for the Spirit World – 6:30-8:30pm. With local herbalist Jordann Funk who teaches the history and importance of acknowledging the spirit realm and about plants and fungi that help us connect to it. $25. Dreaming Goddess, 44 Raymond Ave, Poughkeepsie. 845.473.2206. DreamingGoddess.com.

Adult Guided Channeling/Meditation Group – 7:15-8:15pm. With Merrill Black. Unique theme, meditation and group discussion. $20. The Temperance Center, 453 White Plains Rd, Ste 203, Eastchester. 914.793.2600. TheTemperanceCenter.com.

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 16

WHN: Astrology on the Election & Current Events – 6:30pm/networking begins; 7-8:30pm/Westchester Holistic Network meeting. WHN members and first-timers free. $10 repeat nonmembers. Ixchel Center, Hartsdale. Register: WestchesterHolisticNetwork.org.

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 17

What is Ayurveda and What Can It Do for You? – 6:30-8:30pm. Lecture held by Dr. Somesh Kaushik, an Ayurvedic and Naturopathic physician. Free. The New Canaan Library, 151 Main St, New Canaan, CT. 203.594.5003. NewCanaanLibrary.org.

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 18

Holistic Moms Meeting – 7:30pm. Topic: All About Holistic Orthodontics with Physician Dr. Camacho, DO. Learn about ALF with Osteopathic Manipulative Treatment for those with birth defects, developmental disabilities, autism and ADHD. Rye Free Reading Room, 1061 Boston Post Rd, Rye. HolisticMoms.org.

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 19

What is Ayurvedic Medicine and How Does it Compare with Western (Allopathic) Medicine? – 6-8pm. Free lecture with Dr. Somesh Kaushik, Ayurvedic and Naturopathic physician. Free dosha readings to the first twelve people who RSVP. New Morning Market, 129 Main St, Woodbury, CT. 203.263.4868. NewMorn.com.

Quit Alcohol Simply and Permanently – 7-7:45pm. Learn about Quit with Quinn—helping people overcome alcohol, smoking, sugar and other addictions more easily than ever thought possible.80 percent success. Free lecture. Briarcliff location. 914.473.2015. QuitWithQuinn.com.

Adult Guided Channeling/Meditation Group – 7:15-8:15pm. With Merrill Black. Unique theme, meditation and group discussion. $20. The Temperance Center, 453 White Plains Rd, Ste 203, Eastchester. 914.793.2600. TheTemperanceCenter.com.

Natural Way to Quit Sugar, Overeating, Smoking – 7:45-8:30pm. Learn a simple, effective method for quitting smoking, alcohol, sugar and more. 80 percent success. Simpler than most dare to believe. Free lecture. Briarcliff location. 914.473.2015. QuitWithQuinn.

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 20

Kindergarten Play Day & Information Session – 10am-noon. Four-and five-year-olds play, while parents learn about Blue Rock’s vibrant and creative learning. Rain or shine. Blue Rock School, 110 Demarest Mill Rd, West Nyack. Register, Beverly Stycos: 845.535.3353. BlueRockSchool.org.

Two Vital Principles of Ayurveda – 10am-1pm. Agni and Prana. UCCC Kingston, 94 St. Mary’s Ave. $39. Info: SunyUlster.edu/ce.

Shamanic Reiki Level Two – 10am-5pm. With Melanie Ryan. An experiential two-day training deepening the integration of the ancient healing forms of Shamanism and reiki. Students will practice time-tested methods, enhancing intuition and expand consciousness. $435. 914.864.0462. Center4Healing.net.

Reiki Master Class 1 – 11am-4pm. With Reiki Master Marcus Feighery. $675. Synchronicity, 1511 Rte 22, Brewster. RSVP: 845.363.1765. Info: SynchronicityNY.com.

Intro to Yoga & Meditation for Total Beginner Workshop – 1-3pm. With Ann. For those new to yoga. Yoga styles, asana, breath-work, props, chairs, guided meditation and savasana. $45.The Temperance Center, 453 White Plains Rd, Ste 203, Eastchester. Preregister/prepay: 914.793.2600. TheTemperanceCenter.com.

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 21

Interfaith Sundays – 10:30am-noon. Guest Rev Melanie Gambino. All Welcome. Refreshments to follow. The Chapel at Croton Falls, 609, Rte 22, Next to the Schoolhouse Theater, Parking is available across the street, Croton Falls. ChapelAtCrotonFalls.org.

Quit Alcohol Simply and Permanently – 1-2pm. Learn about Quit with Quinn—helping people overcome alcohol, smoking, sugar and other addictions more easily than people ever thought possible. 80 percent success. Free lecture. NYC location, E 37th btwn Park and Lex. 914.473.2015. QuitWithQuinn.com.

Birding the Hudson Valley-Author Talk & Book Launch – 2pm. Kathryn Schneider, former president of the NYS Ornithological Association will be releasing her new book Birding the Hudson Valley this fall. $5 suggested donation. Chappaqua Performing Arts Center. Register: 914.302.9713. Info: BedfordAudubon.org.

Shine On – 2-3pm. With Kacey Morabito Grean. A free hour of inspiration. Stories for the Shine On Show. John C. Hart Memorial Library, 1130 E Main St, Shrub Oak. mmpaci.com/2018-library-series.

MONDAY, OCTOBER 22

Restorative Yoga and Reiki – Oct 22, 29, Nov 5, 12, 19 and 26. 7:30-8:45pm. With Kat and Paul. Kat guides class through restorative asanas. Paul performs energy healing on students. $25. Balance Wellness Studio, 1851 E Main, Rte 6, Mohegan Lake. Must RSVP: 914.374.1471 BalanceOn6.com.

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 24

Adult Guided Channeling/Meditation Group – 8-9pm. With Merrill Black. Unique theme, meditation, group discussion. $20. The Temperance Center, 453 White Plains Rd, Ste 203, Eastchester. 914.793.2600. TheTemperanceCenter.com.

THURSDAY, FRIDAY 25

Yoga for Anxiety – Experience different modalities of yoga practices that may relieve some of the symptoms and physical manifestations of anxiety. $45. Yoga Haven, 62 Main St, Tuckahoe. 914.337.1437. YogaHaven.com.

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 26

Restorative Yoga Training – Oct 26-28. Learn how to help oneself, students, family and friends with the healing power of restorative yoga. $400. Yoga Haven 2, 91 Montgomery Ave, Scarsdale. 914.337.1437. YogaHaven.com.

Grand Opening: Dr. Wald’s Katonah Office – 3:30-8:30pm. 20 vegetarian/vegan food samples and cooking demonstrations. Presentations on health-related topics, tours of the rehab pool and more. Sunderland Ln, Katonah. RSVP: 914.552.1442.

Mediumship Circle – 7-8:30pm.With Carla Blaha. $40. Synchronicity, 1511 Rte 22, Brewster. RSVP: 845.363.1765. Info: SynchronicityNY.com.

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 27

Reiki Master Training – Oct 27 and 28. Must have Reiki I and Reiki II Certification. Courtlandt Manor. Info, Shima: 917.279.9577. UniversalHealingArts.com.

Putnam Valley’s 9th Annual Psychic Fair – 11am-4pm. Readers and vendors of all types. Free admission. German American Social Club, 11 Kramers Pond Rd, Putnam Valley. Info: APracticalPsychic.com.

Network Spinal Analysis “NSA” with Dr. Larry Stern – 2-4pm. Learn about the transformational healing method called “NSA” and how it releases tension, trauma, and pain from the body, spine and brain. $40 Center4Healing.net. Register: 914.864.0462

Magical Samhain Ritual – 7-9pm. While walking into the dark half of the year, we honor our ancestors and all who guide us from the other side. Feasting and celebration to follow. Bring dish to share. $10. UU Fellowship, 67 S Randolph Ave, Poughkeepsie. 845.473.2206. DreamingGoddess.com.

MONDAY, OCTOBER 29

Adult Guided Channeling/Meditation Group – 7:15-8:15pm. With Merrill Black. Unique theme, meditation and group discussion. $20. The Temperance Center, 453 White Plains Rd, Ste 203, Eastchester. 914.793.2600. TheTemperanceCenter.com.

WedNESDAY, OCTOBER 31

Halloween Party in Bedford Hills – 7pm. Featuring a costume contest and finger foods at Bedford Hills Wine and Beer Bar, 27 Depot Plaza, Bedford Hills, $25. Tickets/info: 914.218.8357 or visit BHWineAndBeerBar.com.

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 7

Vision & Success in School – 7-9pm. Discover tools to identify children having trouble learning. 25 percent of our children have vision problems keeping them from reaching their potential. Free. Dr. Samantha Slotnick, 495 Central Park Ave, Ste 301, Scarsdale. RSVP, Jane: 914.874.1177. DrSlotnick.com.

 

 

 

Natural Awakenings Calendar Listings for September 2018 in Westchester, Putnam and Dutchess, NY

The following events appear in Natural Awakenings – Westchester, Putnam, Dutchess NY, September 2018 Edition.

For additional event listings, updates and changes, visit our free online calendar on our main website at WakeUpNaturally.com.

UPCOMING EVENTS
Please call ahead to confirm event details

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 1

How Not to Take Your Nutritional Supplements – Ask The BloodDetective is a show hosted by Dr. Michael Wald covering disease prevention, health maintenance and other cutting edge natural health topics. Free. prn.fm.

Ayurveda and Yoga: The Health Connection – 3-5pm. Dr. Somesh Kaushik, an Ayurvedic and Naturopathic physician, presents a free lecture. Free Dosha readings to the first six people who RSVP. Iyengar Yoga: Scarsdale/Greenwich, 75 Brewster Rd, Scarsdale. 914.629.1994; IyengarYogaScarsdale.com.

TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 4

Love and Forgiveness Power Point Presentation – 6:30-7:30pm. With Champa Patel. Love is positive virtue without emotional pain and makes forgiveness achievable. Look at how to waken capacity to love. Free. Brahma Kumaris World Spiritual Organization, E Fishkill. Info: 845.345.4831.

Qi Gong Classes – 6:30-7:30pm. $10. Sacred Space Healing Arts, 436 Main St, Beacon. Register: 845.416.4598. EmpoweredByNature.net.

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 5

Sunset Yoga in the Park – 5:45-7pm. Enjoy yoga and the beautiful setting of Kensico Dam Plaza. BYO mat or towel. Free. All levels. Kensico Dam Plaza, Valhalla. Info: 914.231.4033. thewpf.com.

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 7

The Natural Life Business Partnership Hosted by Dr. Kaushik’s Ayurvedic and Naturopathic Clinic – 6-8pm. NLBP is a national member-based professional development organization for holistic, spiritual and earth-centered businesses. DKANC, 792 Rte 35, Cross River. 914.975.9088. Drkaushik.com. Info: TheNaturalLife.org.

Detoxifying Your Mind with Raja Yoga Meditation – 6:30-7:30pm. There are effects of thoughts on the body. Learn how to teach the mind to have positive thoughts through meditation. Brahma Kumaris World Spiritual Organization, E Fishkill. Info: 845.345.4831.

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 8

River Spirit Music & Arts Festival – Noon-10pm. features 19 acts on two stages, spanning the musical spectrum, kids’ zone, crafts, food, a wine garden and beer tent, vendors, social action and community booths, a bike corral, and a zero-waste program. $35-$10. Kids under 6 free. Tickets:  RiverSpiritFestival.com.

Drumming Play for Mental/Emotional Wellness – 2-4pm. With Dorinda Gay. Let go of responsibilities and mental/emotional overload. This experiential workshop will show a powerful way to rebalance and renew with music and play. $40. Center4Healing.net.

Family Farm Festival at Stuart’s Fruit Farm – 4-7pm. Rain date Sept 9. Live music, food trucks and craft beer and cider, sack races, corn hole, corn maze and hayrides. Bring a picnic baskets or purchase food and drinks. Free. Somers. Info: WestchesterLandTrust.org.

Malabsorption Madness! The Malabsorption-Malnutrition Disease Connection – Ask The BloodDetective is a show hosted by Dr. Michael Wald covering disease prevention, health maintenance and other cutting edge natural health topics. Free. prn.fm.

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 9

Bicycle Sunday – Sept 9, 16, 23, 30. 10am-2pm. The Bronx River Parkway closes to vehicular traffic from the Westchester County Center in White Plains to Scarsdale Road in Yonkers for the exclusive use of bicyclists, walkers, runners and those with scooters and strollers. Rain cancels. Info: 914.995.4050. Parks.WestchesterGov.com.

6th Annual Superhero 5K and Kids Fun Run – Registration starts at 8am. Participants are encouraged to dress like their favorite superheroes and run or walk to raise money for Hudson Valley families battling cancer. Free. James Baird State Park in Pleasant Valley. Sparrow’s Nest: 845.204.9421.

Diamond-Dart Meridian Sequence Workshop – 2-4pm. With Judith Muir and Karla Booth. Learn a profoundly healing modality that balances the body as it evolves and flows into a rhythmic, dance-like meditation. $50. The Living Seed, 521 Main St, New Paltz. Info: Judith Muir at 845.677.5871 or JudithMuir.com.

TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 11

Westchester Holistic Network: A practical approach to Spirituality: Reiki Fusion – 6:30pm/networking begins; 7-8:30pm/meeting. Free: WHN members and first-timers. $10 repeat nonmembers. Ixchel Center, Hartsdale. Register: WestchesterHolisticNetwork.org.

Free Tai Chi for Breast Cancer Survivors – Sept 11, 18, 25, Oct 2, 9. 7:15-8:15pm. Develop tools to manage the physical and emotional side effects of treatment and meet other women with breast cancer. YWCA White Plains & Central Westchester, 515 North St, White Plains. Register: 914.949.6227 x208.

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 12

Natural Way to Quit Alcohol, Sugar, Smoking – 7-7:45pm. Learn simple, effective method for quitting smoking, alcohol, sugar and more. 80 percent success. Simpler than most dare to believe. Free lecture. Briarcliff location. 914.473.2015. QuitWithQuinn.com.

Free Meditation for Breast Cancer Survivors – Sept 12, 19, 26, Oct 3, 10. 7:15-8:15pm. Develop tools to manage the physical and emotional side effects of treatment and meet other women with breast cancer. YWCA White Plains & Central Westchester, 515 North St, White Plains. Register: 914.949.6227 x208.

Curing Addiction from the Core: Quit with Quinn Info-Lecture – 7:45-8:30pm. Discover the unseen energy of addiction and how this simple, natural method can help participants quit alcohol, smoking and sugar behaviors for good. 80 percent success. Free Lecture. Briarcliff location. 914.473.2015. QuitWithQuinn.com.

Adult Guided Channeling/Meditation Group – 8-9pm. With Merrill Black. Unique theme, meditation, group discussion. $20. The Temperance Center, 453 White Plains Rd, Ste 203, Eastchester. 914.793.2600. TheTemperanceCenter.com.

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 14

Doga Friday – 7-8:15pm.Yoga with dogs, all level vinyasa flow to benefit the SPCA. $25. Karma Road Yoga, 1250 Pleasantville Rd, Briarcliff Manor. Info, Betsy Egan: 914.382.6733. KarmaRoadYoga.com.

Mediumship Circle – 7-8:30pm.With Carla Blaha. $40. Synchronicity, 1511 Rte 22, Brewster. RSVP: 845.363.1765. SynchronicityNY.com.

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 15

Yonkers Riverfest – Noon-7pm. Rain-or-shine. Features more than 100 vendors selling food, clothing, and other items; a kids’ carnival; and an artist pavilion showcasing more than 20 local artists. Hudson riverfront along Main Street and Buena Vista Avenue. Free. Info: YonkersRiverFest.org.

Manifesting Joy Workshop – Noon-2pm. Led by Ishvara Das. Guided meditation, chanting, visualization, consciousness and spiritual healing. Build and deepen spiritual practice. $30. Devotion Yoga, 2055 Albany Post Rd, Croton on Hudson. 914.930.7707. Register: DailyDevotionYoga.com under events tab.

Healthy Sleep Workshop – 1:30-2:15pm. With Millie. Explore challenges to getting good sleep and strategize simple ways to improve its quantity and quality. $15. Balance Wellness Studio 1851 E Main St (Rte 6) Mohegan Lake. Must RSVP: 914.374.1471. BalanceOn6.com.

Healing with CranioSacral Therapy – 2-4pm. With Joy Matalon. Bodies and minds store residual effects of stress and trauma. CranioSacral therapy works through the nervous system to release tension and trauma, bringing healing to acute and chronic pain. $40. Center4Healing.net.

The All-Disease – Heart Disease Connection – Does Everyone Have Heart Or Blood Vessel Disease? – Ask The BloodDetective is a show hosted by Dr. Michael Wald covering disease prevention, health maintenance and other cutting edge natural health topics. Free. prn.fm.

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 16

Interfaith Sundays at The Chapel at Croton Falls – 10:30am-12noon. Celebrating the U.N. International Day of Peace and annual Chapel Peace Pole re-dedication. All welcome. Refreshments follow. The Chapel at Croton Falls, 609, Rt. 22, Croton Falls. ChapelatCrotonFalls.org.

Sensitive Soulful Women’s Embodiment Series – 3-5pm. Eight-session series. Embody sensitive and empathic gifts; learn tools for energy management, self-trust and self-love practices. $333 or $48/session requiring 24 hour preregistration. Soulauras, 510 N State Rd, Briarcliff. Info: DanaCanneto.com.

MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 17

Four Class Series – Qi Gong for Wellness – Sept 17, 24, Oct 2 and 15. 10:30-11:45am. $109.  Kingston Campus – Ulster County Community College, 94 Mary’s Ave.Info: SunyUlster.edu/ce.

Adult Guided Channeling/Meditation Group – 7:15-8:15pm. With Merrill Black. Unique theme, meditation and group discussion. $20. The Temperance Center, 453 White Plains Rd, Ste 203, Eastchester. 914.793.2600. TheTemperanceCenter.com.

TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 18

Qi Gong Classes – 6:30-7:30pm. $10. Sacred Space Healing Arts, 436 Main St, Beacon. Register: 845.416.4598. EmpoweredByNature.net.

The Spirit Salon at Katonah SPACE – 7-9pm. With Rev. Deborah Moldow, Interfaith Minister. Discussion on the topic of “Courage.”  A safe space to dive deeply into a different issue each month from a spiritual perspective. Free. Katonah United Methodist Church, 44 Edgemont Rd, Katonah.

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 19

Quit Alcohol Simply and Permanently – 7-7:45pm. Learn about Quit with Quinn—helping people around the world overcome alcohol and other addictions. Easier than people ever thought possible.80 percent success. Free lecture. Briarcliff location. 914.473.2015. QuitWithQuinn.com.

Ho’Oponopono Workshop – 7-8:30pm. Led by Kathy Unger. Hawaiian Shamanic healing methods. Make dramatic changes in life by releasing blocks and allowing for greater connection to others. $30. Devotion Yoga, 2055 Albany Post Rd. Croton on Hudson. 914.930.7707. Register: DailyDevotionYoga.com under events tab.

Natural Way to Quit Alcohol, Sugar, Smoking – 7:45-8:30pm. Learn simple, effective method for quitting smoking, alcohol, sugar and more. 80 percent success. Simpler than most dare to believe. Free lecture. Briarcliff location. 914.473.2015. QuitWithQuinn.

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 21

International Day of Peace Meditation – 10-11:30am. Pritam Bani Kaur leads a special mediation class focused on inner and world peace. All levels. Suggested donation $20. Devotion Yoga, 2055 Albany Post Rd, Croton on Hudson. 914.930.7707. DailyDevotionYoga.com.

Learn to Feng Shui for Your Home – 7-9pm. With Savannah . $35. Synchronicity, 1511 Rte 22, Brewster. RSVP: 845.363.1765. Info: SynchronicityNY.com.

Adult Guided Channeling/Meditation Group – 7:15-8:15pm. With Merrill Black. Unique theme, meditation and group discussion. $20. The Temperance Center, 453 White Plains Rd, Ste 203, Eastchester. 914.793.2600. TheTemperanceCenter.com.

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 22

Outdoor Grass Volleyball Tournament – 8:30am-7pm. Coed grass tournament. Registration and fees required. Rain date: Sept 23. Tibbetts Brook Park, Yonkers. 914.231.2865. Info/registration, Beth: 914.231.4645. Parks.WestchesterGov.com.

The Feminine Second Spring – Evolving with Grace, Vitality and Beauty through Perimenopause and Menopause – 10am-1pm. $40. Desmond Campus, Mount Saint Mary College, 6 Albany Post Rd, Newburgh. 845.565.2076. Register Online: msmc.edu/communityed.

Shamanic Reiki TrainingLevel One – Sept 22-23. 10am-5pm. With Melanie Ryan. Learn to weave reiki and Shamanism. Harness this powerful healing energy, in deep connection with nature itself and channel this energy to oneself and others. $435. Center4Healing.net.

Intro to Yoga & Meditation for Total Beginner Workshop – 11am-1pm. With Ann. For those new to yoga. Yoga styles, asana, breath-work, props, chairs, guided meditation, savasana. Limited space. $45. The Temperance Center, 453 White Plains Rd, Ste 203, Eastchester. Must preregister/prepay: 914.793.2600. TheTemperanceCenter.com.

Light on Ganesha – 1:30-4:30pm. Explore the rich teachings and symbolism of the elephant deity, remover of obstacles. With Todd Norian. $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.

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 23

Angel Class – Join Pamela Landolt, author of Discovering Angels for a one-hour free class about angels. Hudson Valley Holistic Market’s Embracing Autumn Spiritual/Metaphysical Fair, Locust Grove, Poughkeepsie. Info: Pam 914.204.1323.

Fall Farm Fest – 10am-4pm. Healthy fun for the whole family. Local artisan vendors, feed the chickens, pumpkin patch, live music and more. $3 admission. Free: children under five. 1311 Kitchawan Rd (Rte 134), Ossining. FableFoods.com/farmfest.

Quit Alcohol Simply and Permanently – 1-2pm. Learn about Quit with Quinn—helping people around the world overcome alcohol, smoking and other addictions. Easier than people ever thought possible.80 percent success. Free lecture. NYC location, E 37th btwn Park and Lex. 914.473.2015. QuitWithQuinn.com.

The Healer’s Circle – 2-3:30pm. With Mary Ellen O’Brien. Powerful two-month program for healers to fully own their gifts and amplify their service. Four group meetings/four individual sessions. Includes Sundays: Oct 7, 21 and Nov 4. Cold Spring Retreat House. AwakenYourTrueEssence.com.

Fall Equinox Healing Night – 4:30-6:30pm. With Merrill Black. Yoga, chanting, meditation, mudras, grounding and self-expression. $30. The Temperance Center, 453 White Plains Rd, Ste 203, Eastchester. 914.793.2600. TheTemperanceCenter.com.

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 26

The Healer’s Circle – 10-11:30am. With Mary Ellen O’Brien. Powerful two-month program for healers to fully own their gifts and amplify their service. Four group meetings/four individual sessions. Includes Oct 10, 24 and Nov 7. Cold Spring Retreat House. AwakenYourTrueEssence.com.

How to Meditate – 10:30am-Noon. With Melanie Ryan. Six workshop-style classes based upon the book How to Meditate by Ani Pema Chodron. Meditation instruction, presentations, posture, working with breath and cultivating an attitude of unconditional friendliness. $210. Center4Healing.net.

Yoga Nidra & Reiki Healing Circle – 7-9pm. Led by Kathy Unger. Relax and heal within a circle creating harmony and bliss within mind, body and spirit. $30. Devotion Yoga, 2055 Albany Post Rd, Croton on Hudson. 914.930.7707. Register: DailyDevotionYoga.com under events tab.

White Plains Savvy Women’s Alliance – 6:30 p.m., at the White Plains Library. The nonprofit organization educates and empowers women to take nontoxic living mainstream. Info: SavvyWomensAlliance.org.

Adult Guided Channeling/Meditation Group – 8-9pm. With Merrill Black. Unique theme, meditation, group discussion. $20. The Temperance Center, 453 White Plains Rd, Ste 203, Eastchester. 914.793.2600. TheTemperanceCenter.com.

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 27

Hope for Lyme Disease – 7:30pm. Acupuncturist and Chinese Herbalist, Perry Levenson discusses his “Uprooting Lyme” approach, that supports the natural healing process for alleviating Lyme and other chronic diseases. Rye Free Reading Room, 1061 Boston Post Rd, Rye.

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 28

Pilates at The Pillow: The New Science and Lost Art of Joe’s Work – Sept 28-30. With Terianne Neden and Sean Gallagher. Weekend immersion course. $1,100. Jacob’s Pillow, 358 George Carter Rd, Beckett, MA. Info: Elaine 845.876.5686, RhinebeckPilates.com.

Emotional Healing & Clearing Circle – 7-9pm. With Savannah. $10. Synchronicity, 1511 Rte 22, Brewster. RSVP: 845.363.1765. SynchronicityNY.com.

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 29

Introduction to Ayurveda – The Wisdom of Life – 10am-1pm. $39. UCCC Kingston, 94 St. Mary’s Ave. Info: SunyUlster.edu/ce.

57th annual Armonk Outdoor Art Show – 10am-5pm. Sept 29 & 30. Rain or shine. Features 185 juried artists, musical entertainment and free art activities for all ages. Food, craft beer and wine. $12. Children under 18 free.  205 Business Park Dr, Armonk. Tickets: ArmonkOutdoorArtShow.org.

Open House at Karma Road Yoga – Noon-8pm. Free Yoga classes, crafts, children’s activities light refreshments and more. Karma Road Yoga, 1250 Pleasantville Rd, Briarcliff Manor. Info, Betsy: 914.382-6733. KarmaRoadYoga.com.

Crystal & Sound Healing Workshop – 1-3pm. Co-led by Rosemary B. Lasher & Betty Sue Hanson. Relax and heal while surrounded in a crystal grid, immersed in the peaceful sound of the crystal harp. $75. Devotion Yoga, 2055 Albany Post Rd, Croton on Hudson. Preregistration required: 914.930.7707. Register: DailyDevotionYoga.com under events tab.

Intro to Rohan – 6-8pm. With Michael Rosenbaum. How to go into the energy of the chakras and transform mental and emotional blockages stored in the unconscious mind. $20. Synchronicity, 1511 Rte 22, Brewster. RSVP: 845.363.1765. SynchronicityNY.com.

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 30

Introduction to Crystals 101 – 11:30am-1:30pm. With Lisa Salvatore. Crystals to use for healing, how to cleanse/charge crystals and choose crystal to take home. $45. The Temperance Center, 453 White Plains Rd, Ste 203, Eastchester. 914.793.2600. TheTemperanceCenter.com.

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 3

Mindful is the New Skinny Bootcamp for Women – Oct 3-Nov 7. 12:30-2pm. Mindfulness concepts and meditation techniques to help get a handle on things. $375 early bird before Sept 3. The Center for Health and Healing, 4 Smith Ave, Mt Kisco. 917.974.9446. JodiBaretz.com.

Twilight on Hudson – 5-8pm. A reception at a private riverfront estate in Hastings to support the efforts of the honorees and the host organization, Federated Conservationists of Westchester County (FCWC), to protect water, air, soil and wildlife. Tickets $150/ $125 early bird. Info: 914.422.4406; FCWC.org.

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 6

Shamanic Reiki Hearth Circle – 5:30-7pm. With Melanie Ryan. Circle involving group healing, shamanic journeys and sacred earth honoring teachings and practices. 70 percent of proceeds go to supporting indigenous projects. Open to all. $20 cash at door. Center4Healing.net.

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 7

ANNUAL SUPPORT-A-WALK – 9am. Presented by Support Connection bringing help and hope to people fighting breast and ovarian cancer. Info: 914.962.6402; supportconnection.org

 

 

 

 

Natural Awakenings Calendar Listings for August 2018 in Westchester, Putnam and Dutchess, NY

The following events appear in Natural Awakenings – Westchester, Putnam, Dutchess NY, August 2018 Edition.

For additional event listings, updates and changes, visit our free online calendar on our main website at WakeUpNaturally.com.

UPCOMING EVENTS
Please call ahead to confirm event details

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 1

Telling Your Story in the College Process – 6:30-7:45pm. Holistic admissions process discussion and answer session on how children can meet the college criteria. Somers Library.  Registration required: 914.232.5717. SomersLibrary.org.

Adult Guided Channeling/Meditation Group – 8-9pm. With Merrill Black. Unique theme, meditation, group discussion. $20. The Temperance Center, 453 White Plains Rd, Ste 203, Eastchester. 914.793.2600. TheTemperanceCenter.com.

THURSDAY, AUGUST 2

Kundalini Yoga & Gong Meditation – 10-11:30am and 7-8:30pm. With Pritam Bani Kaur. Use movement, sound current, breath and meditation to relax and heal mind and body. All levels. First class free. $20. Devotion Yoga, 2055 Albany Post Rd, Croton on Hudson. 914.930.7707. DailyDevotionYoga.com.

Summer Lecture Series on the Science Barge: Finding Home on the River – 7-830pm. With Chloe Wang. Embracing a Place Based Environmental Ethos Science Barge, 99 Dock St, Yonkers. Info: 914.513.7354. GroundWorkHV.org.

FRIDAY, AUGUST 3

Free Lecture: What is Ayurvedic Medicine and How Does It Compare with Western (Allopathic) Medicine? – 11am-1pm. With Dr. Somesh Kaushik, an Ayurvedic and Naturopathic physician. The Bronxville Library, 201 Pondfield Rd. 914.337.7680. BronxvilleLibrary.org.

The Human Body is Designed to Self-Heal – 7-8pm. Presented by Dr. Iankowitz. Free. Holmes Whaley Lake Civic Association, 239 Rte 292. Info: Pawling Library: 845.855.3444. PawlingLibrary.org.

SATURDAY, AUGUST 4

Reiki Master Class – 11am-4pm. With Marcus Feighery. $675. Synchronicity, 1511 Rte 22, Brewster. RSVP: 845.363.1765. Info: SynchronicityNY.com.

SUNDAY, AUGUST 5

Water Ceremony – 10-10:30am. We offer up our prayers with tobacco and song, sending them down to the ocean, for the healing of the waters, of Mother Earth and for all of our relations. Free. Poughkeepsie Boat Launch. 845.473.2206. DreamingGoddess.com.

Bye-Bye Butterflies – 1-2pm. For all ages. The nature center will be releasing the butterflies who have taught us so much through the summer. Free members. Nonmembers included in admission to Live Butterfly Exhibit. Greenburgh Nature Center, 99 Dromore Rd, Scarsdale. 914.723.3470. GreenburghNatureenter.org.

Crabbing Aboard the Science Barge – 2-4pm. Children ages 4-10. Hands-on workshop. Catch and measure the famous Blue Claw Crab with Science Barge Director Bob Walters. $5 suggested donation. The Science Barge, 99 Dock St, Yonkers. Info: GroundWorkHV.org.

Kundalini Yoga & Gong Meditation – 5-6:30pm. With Pritam Bani Kaur. Use movement, sound current, breath and meditation to relax and heal mind and body. All level. First class free. $20 drop-in. Devotion Yoga, 2055 Albany Post Rd, Croton on Hudson. 914.930.7707. DailyDevotionYoga.com.

MONDAY, AUGUST 6

Adult Guided Channeling/Meditation Group – 7:15-8:15pm. With Merrill Black. Unique theme, meditation and group discussion. $20. The Temperance Center, 453 White Plains Rd, Ste 203, Eastchester. 914.793.2600. TheTemperanceCenter.com.

TUESDAY, AUGUST 7

Kundalini Yoga & Gong Meditation – 10-11:30am and 7-8:30pm. With Pritam Bani Kaur. Use movement, sound current, breath and meditation to relax and heal mind and body. All levels. First class free. $20. Devotion Yoga, 2055 Albany Post Rd, Croton on Hudson. 914.930.7707. DailyDevotionYoga.com.

Qi Gong – Aug 7 and 21. 6:30-7:30pm. $10. Sacred Space Healing Arts, 436 Main St, Beacon. Register: 845.416.4598. EmpoweredByNature.net.

What is Ayurvedic Medicine? – 7-8pm. Presented by Dr. Somesh N. Kaushik. Free. Pawling Library, 11 Broad St, Pawling. 845.855.3444. PawlingLibrary.org.

Free Lecture: What is Ayurvedic Medicine and How Does It Compare with Western (Allopathic) Medicine? – 7-8pm. With Dr. Somesh Kaushik, an Ayurvedic and Naturopathic physician. The Pawling Library, 11 Broad St. 845.855.3444. PawlingLibrary.org.

THURSDAY, AUGUST 9

The Untold Story – The Birth of the Hudson River Environmental Movement – With Bob Walters. How Riverkeeper, The Clearwater and Scenic Hudson rallied together to defeat some of the most powerful corporations in America. $5 suggested donation. The Science Barge, 99 Dock St, Yonkers. Info: 914.375.2151. GroundWorkHV.org. For sponsorship opportunities and individual ticket purchases, contact Sara Brody:  914.375.2151.

Transition to College – Tips for Getting Ready – 6:30-7:45pm. Interactive presentation outlines what parents can expect now that their student is embarking on their college journey. Somers Library. Registration required: 914.232.5717. SomersLibrary.org.

FRIDAY, AUGUST 10

Alternatives to Violence Project – For those who want to become AVP conflict resolution workshop facilitators. $40 to $100, depending on income. For more info, visit AvpNy.org. Register: Fred Feucht 203.405.6103.

Qi Gong for Seniors – Aug 10, 17, 24, 31, Sept 7 and 14. 10am-Noon. $129 six-class series, cost includes materials fee. Dutchess Community College – South, 31 Marshall Rd, Bldg 4, Wappingers Falls.

Healing Circle – 7-9pm. With Savannah. $10. Synchronicity, 1511 Rte 22, Brewster. RSVP: 845.363.1765. Info: SynchronicityNY.com.

Adult Guided Channeling/Meditation Group – 7:15-8:15pm. With Merrill Black. Unique theme, meditation and group discussion. $20. The Temperance Center, 453 White Plains Rd, Ste 203, Eastchester. 914.793.2600. TheTemperanceCenter.com.

SATURDAY, AUGUST 11

Reiki Training Level 1 – 10am-6pm.With Jody Raso. A gentle yet powerful system of energy-based healing and spiritual growth practices created by Mikao Usui in the early 1900’s. $275 nonmembers. Wainwright House, 260 Stuyvesant Ave, Rye. Info: 914.967.6080.

GNC Family Overnight Campout – 5:30pm-8:30am (August 12), Families who aren’t members can purchase a membership and then register. No prior camping experience is necessary but campers should bring a tent and sleeping bags. The Greenburgh Nature, 99 Dromore Rd. Scarsdale. Info: GreenburghNatureCenter.org or 914.723.3470.

SUNDAY, AUGUST 12

Guided Meditation – 11am. 45-min group session. $10. 18 person limit. The Source NY, 143 Boardman Rd, Bldg 3, Poughkeepsie. RSVP required: 845.214.0452. TheSource-NY.com.

Free Aura Soma Colour Therapy Discussion – Noon. 60 min-group session. There will be a drawing for one free colour reading. The Source NY, 143 Boardman Rd, Bldg 3, Poughkeepsie. 845.214.0452. TheSource-NY.com.

Jingles and Jangles – Rubik’s Cube – 2-4pm. With Trent. Children ages. Hands-on workshop. Suggested donation $5. The Science Barge, 99 Dock St, Yonkers. Info: GroundWorkHV.org.

New Moon Manifestation – 7-8pm. Together we manifest our hearts’ desires using The Law of Attraction and the creative energies of the new moon. $10. DG Sanctuary, 2 Lagrange Ave, Poughkeepsie. 845.473.2206. DreamingGoddess.com.

TUESDAY, AUGUST 14

ABCs of Writing for Children – 11:30am-3pm, 8/14, 16, 21 & 23. For anyone who has ever wanted to be a children’s author. Four-session course with Karen Orloff and Della Ross Ferreri . $185. Merritt Bookstore, 57 Front St., Millbrook. Register with Karen: 845.234.0685.

Tea & Stones – 6:30-7:30pm. A 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, AUGUST 15

Natural Way to Quit Alcohol, Sugar, Smoking – 7-7:45pm. Learn simple, effective method for quitting smoking, alcohol, sugar and more. 80 percent success. Simpler than most dare to believe. Free lecture. Briarcliff location. 914.473.2015. QuitWithQuinn.com.

Curing Addiction from the Core: Quit with Quinn Info-Lecture – 7:45-8:30pm. Discover the unseen energy of addiction and how this simple, natural method can help participants quit alcohol, smoking and sugar behaviors for good. 80 percent success. Free Lecture. Briarcliff location. 914.473.2015. QuitWithQuinn.com.

Adult Guided Channeling/Meditation Group – 8-9pm. With Merrill Black. Unique theme, meditation, group discussion. $20. The Temperance Center, 453 White Plains Rd, Ste 203, Eastchester. 914.793.2600. TheTemperanceCenter.com.

FRIDAY, AUGUST 17

Healing with the Angels Workshops – 6:30-8:30pm. With Robin C. Mueller. For those who want a deeper way to ease their emotional, physical or mental pain and discomfort. $35 at door. Whippoorwill Hall in Armonk Library. More info: SpiritInside.net.

Intention Group – 7-9pm. With Savannah. Learn to obtain more of what one desires. $10. Synchronicity, 1511 Rte 22, Brewster. RSVP: 845.363.1765. Info: SynchronicityNY.com.

Shamanic Journey Circle – 7-9pm. Through rhythmic drumming in guided meditation, we transcend our conscious state and journey to meet the many helping spirits around us. No experience necessary. $20. DG Sanctuary. 2 Lagrange Ave, Poughkeepsie. 845.473.2206. DreamingGoddess.com.

SATURDAY, AUGUST 18

Kundalini Yoga & Gong Meditation – 9:30-11am. With Pritam Bani Kaur. Use movement, sound current, breath and meditation to relax and heal mind and body. All levels. First class free. $20 drop-in. Devotion Yoga, 2055 Albany Post Rd, Croton on Hudson. 914.930.7707. DailyDevotionYoga.com.

SUNDAY, AUGUST 19

Interfaith Sundays at the Chapel at Croton Falls – 10:30am-Noon. Lessons from A Course in Miracles. Special Guests: Dr. Hans B. Hallundbaek and Judy Hill. All welcome. Refreshments follow. 609 Rte 22, Next to Schoolhouse Theater, Parking available across the street, Croton Falls. ChapelAtCrotonfalls.org.

Guided Meditation – 11am. 45-min group session. $10. 18 person limit. The Source NY, 143 Boardman Rd, Bldg 3, Poughkeepsie. RSVP required: 845.214.0452. TheSource-NY.com.

Journey for Your Soul’s Purpose – 11:30am-1pm. With Savannah. $20. Synchronicity, 1511 Rte 22, Brewster. RSVP: 845.363.1765. Info: SynchronicityNY.com.

Free Aura Soma Colour Therapy Discussion – Noon. 60-min group session. There will be a drawing for one free colour reading. The Source NY, 143 Boardman Rd, Bldg 3, Poughkeepsie. 845.214.0452. TheSource-NY.com.

Open Wide – 1-2pm. For all ages. Learn all about snakes and lizards during a hands-on presentation. Stick around until the end and see snack-time for the snakes. $5 members. $8 nonmembers. Greenburgh Nature Center, 99 Dromore Rd, Scarsdale. Info: GreenburghNatureCenter.org or 914.723.3470.

Knots of Science and Lots of Science – 2-4pm. Children ages 4-10. Hands-on workshop. Suggested donation $5. The Science Barge, 99 Dock St, Yonkers. Info: GroundWorkHV.org.

MONDAY, AUGUST 20

Adult Guided Channeling/Meditation Group – 7:15-8:15pm. With Merrill Black. Unique theme, meditation and group discussion. $20. The Temperance Center, 453 White Plains Rd, Ste 203, Eastchester. 914.793.2600. TheTemperanceCenter.com.

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 22

Quit Alcohol Simply and Permanently – 7-7:45pm. Learn about Quit with Quinn—helping people around the world overcome alcohol and other addictions. Easier than people ever thought possible.80 percent success. Free lecture. Briarcliff location. 914.473.2015. QuitWithQuinn.com.

Natural Way to Quit Alcohol, Sugar, Smoking – 7:45-8:30pm. Learn simple, effective method for quitting smoking, alcohol, sugar and more. 80 percent success. Simpler than most dare to believe. Free lecture. Briarcliff location. 914.473.2015. QuitWithQuinn.com.

Free Holistic Networking Event – 5-7pm. The Natural Life Business Partnership (NLBP) and Mariandale Center host for holistic entrepreneurs. The Mariandale Center, 299 North Highland Avenue, in Ossining. Register:TheNaturalLife.org.

FRIDAY, AUGUST 24

Kundalini Yoga & Gong Meditation – 10-11:30am. With Pritam Bani Kaur. Use movement, sound current, breath and meditation to relax and heal mind and body. All levels. First class free. $20 drop-in. Devotion Yoga, 2055 Albany Post Rd, Croton on Hudson. 914.930.7707. DailyDevotionYoga.com.

Adult Guided Channeling/Meditation Group – 7:15-8:15pm. With Merrill Black. Unique theme, meditation and group discussion. $20. The Temperance Center, 453 White Plains Rd, Ste 203, Eastchester. 914.793.2600. TheTemperanceCenter.com.

SUNDAY, AUGUST 26

Quit Alcohol Simply and Permanently – 1-2pm. Learn about Quit with Quinn—helping people around the world overcome alcohol, smoking and other addictions. Easier than people ever thought possible.80 percent success. Free lecture. NYC location, E 37th btwn Park and Lex. 914.473.2015. QuitWithQuinn.com.

Yoga: Gentle is the New Advanced – 1-4pm.With J. Brown. Gentle, therapeutic, breath-centered approach, to make the body strong and flexible in a way that also encourages useful patterns of thought and behavior. $85 nonmembers. Wainwright House, 260 Stuyvesant Ave, Rye. Info: 914.967.6080.

Oyster and Oyster Art – 2-4pm. Children ages 4-10. Hands-on workshop. Suggested donation $5. The Science Barge, 99 Dock St, Yonkers. Info: GroundWorkHV.org.

Women’s Full Moon Gathering – 7-8:30pm. A non-denominational monthly gathering for women, coming together to draw on the powerful energies of the full moon. $10 requested donation. DG Sanctuary, 2 Lagrange Ave, Poughkeepsie. 845.473.2206. DreamingGoddess.com.

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 29

Adult Guided Channeling/Meditation Group – 8-9pm. With Merrill Black. Unique theme, meditation, group discussion. $20. The Temperance Center, 453 White Plains Rd, Ste 203, Eastchester. 914.793.2600. TheTemperanceCenter.com.

 

 

Natural Awakenings Calendar Listings for July 2018 in Westchester, Putnam and Dutchess, NY

The following events appear in Natural Awakenings – Westchester, Putnam, Dutchess NY, July 2018 Edition.

For additional event listings, updates and changes, visit our free online calendar on our main website at WakeUpNaturally.com.

UPCOMING EVENTS
Please call ahead to confirm event details

Wednesday, July 4

Independence Day Fair – 11am-4pm (rain or shine). Family-friendly fair featuring petting zoo, equestrian demonstration, pony rides, crafts, face painting, hayrides, live music, fishing, pet adoption, food from the grill and  more. Free admission. John Jay Homestead, 400 Jay St. Katonah. Info: bedfordarmonkrotary.org.

THURSDAY, JULY 5

A Summer Retreat for Writers: Finding Inspiration, Contemplation and Creativity – July 5-9. The retreat is open to everyone: for those who journal and for writers of every genre. $450 includes overnight accommodations and all meals. The Mariandale Center, 299 N Highland, Ave, Ossining. Info: 914.941.4455. Mariandale.org.

FRIDAY, JULY 6

Hudson Valley Hot-Air Balloon Festival – July 6-8. Over 100 balloon launches during the weekend, with mass launches scheduled for Friday, Saturday and Sunday evenings, and sunrise launches on Saturday and Sunday. Craft beverage tap tent, live bands, vendors, food trucks and family activities. Info: BalloonFestHV.com.

Breath Work – 7-9pm. With Erika. Firefly Yoga, 992 Main St, Fishkill. RSVP/info: FireflyFishkill.com.

Adult Guided Channeling/Meditation Group – 7:15-8:15pm. With Merrill Black. Unique theme, meditation and group discussion. $20. The Temperance Center, 453 White Plains Rd, Ste 203, Eastchester. 914.793.2600. TheTemperanceCenter.com.

SATURDAY, JULY 7

From Darkness to Light: Reconnecting with Your Spirit – 11am-3pm. With Rose Kress, of the LifeForce Yoga Healing Institute. Breathwork, intention, affirmation, self-inquiry, asana and more. $90 lunch provided. The Temperance Center, 453 White Plains Rd, Ste 203, Eastchester. Preregister/prepay: 914.793.2600. TheTemperanceCenter.com.

SUNDAY, JULY 8

Water Ceremony – 10-10:30am. Prayers are offered up with tobacco and song, sending them down to the ocean, for the healing of the waters, of Mother Earth and for all relations. Free. Poughkeepsie Boat Launch. 845.473.2206. DreamingGoddess.com.

Journey for Your Soul’s Purpose – 11am-12:30pm. With Savannah. $20. Synchronicity, 1511 Rte 22, Brewster. RSVP: 845.363.1765. Info: SynchronicityNY.com.

MONDAY, JULY 9

The Healing Circle: Relax, Restore and Return to Balance – 1-2:30pm. Restorative healing touch and reiki healing prompts an overall calming, balancing and healing response that enhances health and well-being. $20. The Mariandale Center, 299 N Highland Ave, Ossining. Info: 914.941.4455. Mariandale.org.

Adult Guided Channeling/Meditation Group – 7:15-8:15pm. With Merrill Black. Unique theme, meditation and group discussion. $20. The Temperance Center, 453 White Plains Rd, Ste 203, Eastchester. 914.793.2600. TheTemperanceCenter.com.

TUESDAY, JULY 10

Let Your Yoga Dance – 6:30-7:30pm. With Amy Planck. For adults. Experience joy and fun while expressively dancing through the chakras. $109 eight weeks. Mt Pleasant Community Center, 125 Lozza Dr, Valhalla. Preregistration required: 845.803.5737. AmyPlanck.com.

Qi Gong Classes – July 10 and July 24. 6:30-7:30pm. Sacred Space Healing Arts, 436 Main St, Beacon. $10. Register: 845.416.4598. Empoweredbynature.net.

Tea & Stones – 6:30-7:30pm. A 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, JULY 11

Sharp Again Soiree – 6:30pm. Music, dancing, silent auction, dinner and drinks in support of Sharp Again Naturally’s mission to preserve and restore memory. CV Rich Mansion. Info: Sansoiree.Eventbrite.com.

Summer Qigong: Learn to Expand Your Awareness – July 11-Aug 29. 7-8pm. Eight-week series. $15 per session. $100 per series. The Mariandale Center, 299 N Highland Ave, Ossining. Info: 914.941.4455. Mariandale.org.

Thursday, July 12

Death Cafe meeting – 7pm. Share candidly, questions, fears and beliefs about death. Make the most of life today. Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 236 S. Bedford Road (Rt. 172). Mount Kisco. Free. RSVP not necessary.

FRIDAY, JULY 13

New Moon Manifestation – 7-8pm. Together manifest hearts’ desires using The Law of Attraction and the creative energies of the new moon. $10. DG Sanctuary, 2 Lagrange Ave, Poughkeepsie. 845.473.2206. DreamingGoddess.com.

Psychic Message & Healing Circle – 7-9pm. With Shaman Healer Elka Boren. $40. Angel Aura Spiritual Boutique, 12 W Main St, Pawling. RSVP: 845.493.0432. AngelAuraBoutique.com.

Adult Guided Channeling/Meditation Group – 7:15-8:15pm. With Merrill Black. Unique theme, meditation and group discussion. $20. The Temperance Center, 453 White Plains Rd, Ste 203, Eastchester. 914.793.2600. TheTemperanceCenter.com.

SATURDAY, JULY 14

Summer Ecology Walk – 1-2:30pm. Find out what is going on in nature during this time of the year during a stroll around the sanctuary. Read Wildlife Sanctuary, Playland Park, Rye. 914.967.8720. More info: Parks.WestchesterGov.com.

Astrology Workshop – 1-3pm. With Astro Cheryl. Learn and discuss the basics of Astrology. $40. Angel Aura Spiritual Boutique, 12 W Main St, Pawling. RSVP: 845.493.0432. AngelAuraBoutique.com.

Free Lecture: Ayurveda Overview and Q & A – 3-5pm. Dr. Kaushik’s Ayurvedic and Naturopathic Clinic will hold an afternoon of Ayurveda. Yellow Monkey Village, 792 Rte 35, Cross River. 914.875.9088; DrKaushik.com.

Music of the Heart: A Bhakti Yoga Experience – 3-5pm. With Darren Marc. Sacred time for soul nourishment includes gentle yoga, call and response singing and other Bhakti practice. No experience necessary. Quest Yoga Arts, 11-13 E Main St, Mt Kisco. Preregister: 914.996.4286. QuestYogaArts.com (workshops tab).

Birth Trauma Healing Workshop – 7-9pm. With Shaman Healer Elka Boren. $40. Angel Aura Spiritual Boutique, 12 W Main St, Pawling. RSVP: 845.493.0432. AngelAuraBoutique.com.

SUNDAY, JULY 15

Interfaith Sundays at The Chapel at Croton Falls – 10:30am-12pm. Owlfeathers: Interfaith Meets Poetry, with Prof. Suzanne Ironbiter. All Welcome – refreshments follow. The Chapel at Croton Falls, 609, Rt. 22, Croton Falls. Parking across street. Info: chapelatcrotonfalls.org.

Learn the Angel Oracle Cards – 11am-12:30pm. With Joann Fiallo. Basic level. $25. Synchronicity, 1511 Rte 22, Brewster. RSVP: 845.363.1765. Info: SynchronicityNY.com.

Walking Tour of the Lasdon Memorial Garden – 2-3pm. Join Lasdon’s horticulturist on a walking tour of a fragrance garden, a shrub border and a formal garden. Lasdon Park, Arboretum and Veterans Memorial, Somers. Info: 914.864.7268. LasdonPark.org.

TUESDAY, JULY 17

Free Lecture: Stress: The Ayurvedic Approach to Getting Out From Under – 7-9pm. With Dr. Somesh Kaushik, an Ayurvedic and Naturopathic physician. Lewisboro Library, 15 Main St, S Salem. 914.875.9004. LewisboroLibrary.org.

WEDNESDAY, JULY 18

Natural Way to Quit Alcohol, Sugar, Smoking – 7-7:45pm. Learn simple, effective method for quitting smoking, alcohol, sugar and more. 80 percent success. Simpler than most believe. Free lecture. Briarcliff location. 914.473.2015. QuitWithQuinn.com.

Curing Addiction from the Core: Quit with Quinn Info-Lecture – 7:45-8:30pm. Discover the unseen energy of addiction and how this simple, natural method can help participants quit alcohol, smoking and sugar behaviors for good. 80 percent success. Free Lecture. Briarcliff location. 914.473.2015. QuitWithQuinn.com.

Eyes and the Brain – 7-9pm. Vision is more than 20/20 eyesight. Learn to reduce visual stress and make efficient use of vision. Free. Dr. Samantha Slotnick, 495 Central Park Ave, Ste 301, Scarsdale. RSVP, Jane: 914.874.1177. DrSlotnick.com.

Adult Guided Channeling/Meditation Group – 8-9pm. With Merrill Black. Unique theme, meditation, group discussion. $20. The Temperance Center, 453 White Plains Rd, Ste 203, Eastchester. 914.793.2600. TheTemperanceCenter.com.

FRIDAY, JULY 20

Yin Yoga Teacher Training – July 20-22. With Megan for a weekend of Yin Yoga exploration. Upon completion of this course, students will receive 20 YACE Continuing Education hours through Yoga Alliance. $375. Wainwright House, Rye.

Boot Camp for the Soul: Art and Yoga One Day Retreat – 9:30am-4pm. Designed to provide an uninterruptible space to unplug from the busyness of life and reconnect with oneself. $75. The Mariandale Center, 299 N Highland Ave, Ossining. Info: 914.941.4455. Mariandale.org.

Yin Yoga for Self-Care – 6-9pm. Stretch out and bring awareness to the entire body and will incorporate some gentle Qi Gong in addition to the longer Yin holds. $55 Nonmembers. Wainwright House, Rye.

Chakra Crystal Grid Healing Workshop – 7-9pm. With Shaman Healer Elka Boren. $40. Angel Aura Spiritual Boutique, 12 W Main St, Pawling. RSVP: 845.493.0432. AngelAuraBoutique.com.

Shamanic Journey Circle – 7-9pm. Through rhythmic drumming in guided meditation,  transcend the conscious state and journey to meet the many helping spirits around. No experience necessary. $20. DG Sanctuary. 2 Lagrange Ave, Poughkeepsie. 845.473.2206. DreamingGoddess.com.

SATURDAY, JULY 21

Dragon Boat Race and Festival – Dragon boat races, food trucks, music, local vendors and activities for all ages on the banks of the Hudson River. Info: DutchessDragonBoat.org.

Wholistic Peace Forum – 3:30-5pm. Interactive and collaborative experience to identify and discuss best practices for the holistic community to get more involved with overarching community issues in Westchester. Hartsdale. Free/donations welcome. Tickets/details: Eventbrite.com, search Wholistic Peace Forum.

Ancestral Healing Workshop – 7-9pm. With Shaman Healer Elka Boren. $40. Angel Aura Spiritual Boutique, 12 W Main St, Pawling. RSVP: 845.493.0432. AngelAuraBoutique.com.

SUNDAY, JULY 22

The Harlem Valley Rail Ride – Takes cyclists through a horse farm, a dairy farm and a car-free, six-mile section of abandoned railroad track, beginning and ending at Eddie Collins Field in Millerton. Concludes with barbecue festival. Info/cost: HarlemValleyRailRide.com.

Double Workshop: Joe’s Natural Laws and How They Influenced His Work – 11am-6pm. With Sean Gallagher and Historical Chair Exercises with Elaine Ewing. $250. Rhinebeck Pilates, 6400 Montgomery St. Elaine: 845.876.5686. RhinebeckPilates.com.

Quit Alcohol Simply and Permanently – 1-2pm. Learn about Quit with Quinn—helping people around the world overcome alcohol, smoking and other addictions. Easier than people ever thought possible.80 percent success. Free lecture. NYC location, E 37th btwn Park and Lex. 914.473.2015. QuitWithQuinn.com.

Healing/Psychic Fair – 1-6pm. 7/22 & 7/29. Healers, psychics, tarot readers, palm readers and Reiki Masters available for readings and healing sessions. Portion donated to the Global Autism Project. Chapel at Croton Falls. 609 Rt. 22, Croton Falls. Info:  Rona Levine 914.419.8693.

Belly Dance Basics – 2:30-4:30pm. With Gina Bergamini. A celebration of natural beauty and power regardless of age, ability or body type. Quest Yoga Arts, 11-13 E Main St, Mt Kisco. Preregister: 914.996.4286. QuestYogaArts.com (workshops tab).

MONDAY, JULY 23

Fourth Monday Bird Walk – 7:30-9:30am. BYO binoculars and join experts from Saw Mill River Audubon for a walk through park to see the birds of the season. Beginners welcome. Croton Point Park, meet in main parking lot, Croton-on-Hudson. 914.862.5290. Info: SawmillRiverAudubon.org. More info: Parks.WestchesterGov.com.

TUESDAY, JULY 24

Let Your Yoga Dance – 6:30-7:30pm. With Amy Planck. For adults. Experience joy and fun while expressively dancing through the chakras. $109 eight weeks. Mt Pleasant Community Center, 125 Lozza Dr, Valhalla. Preregistration required: 845.803.5737. AmyPlanck.com.

WEDNESDAY, JULY 25

Quit Alcohol Simply and Permanently – 7-7:45pm. Learn about Quit with Quinn—helping people around the world overcome alcohol and other addictions. Easier than people ever thought possible.80 percent success. Free lecture. Briarcliff location. 914.473.2015. QuitWithQuinn.com.

Natural Way to Quit Alcohol, Sugar, Smoking – 7:45-8:30pm. Learn simple, effective method for quitting smoking, alcohol, sugar and more. 80 percent success. Simpler than most dare to believe. Free lecture. Briarcliff location. 914.473.2015. QuitWithQuinn.com.

FRIDAY, JULY 27

Sixth Annual Firefly Festival – 6:30-8:30pm. BYO chairs, blankets and flashlight. Meet at the end of Michigan Road for this annual festival. Enjoy some s’mores while watching this amazing show. Ward Pound Ridge Reservation, Cross River. Info: 914.864.7317. Parks.westchestergov.com.

Mediumship Circle – 7-8:30pm.With Carla Blaha. $40. Synchronicity, 1511 Rte 22, Brewster. RSVP: 845.363.1765. Info: SynchronicityNY.com.

22 Arcanas Workshop – 7-9pm. With Shaman Healer Elka Boren. $40. Journey through the Tarot Major Arcana. Angel Aura Spiritual Boutique, 12 W Main St, Pawling. RSVP: 845.493.0432. AngelAuraBoutique.com.

Adult Guided Channeling/Meditation Group – 7:15-8:15pm. With Merrill Black. Unique theme, meditation, group discussion. $20. The Temperance Center, 453 White Plains Rd, Ste 203, Eastchester. 914.793.2600. TheTemperanceCenter.com.

SATURDAY, JULY 28

Reiki 1 & 2 – 11am-4pm.With Reiki Master Marcus Feighery. $275. Synchronicity, 1511 Rte 22, Brewster. RSVP: 845.363.1765. Info: SynchronicityNY.com.

Essentials for a More Easeful Labor: A Couples Labor & Delivery Workshop – 3-7pm. Learn all the basics that a couple needs to know in preparation for labor. Quest Yoga Arts, 11-13 E Main St, Mt Kisco. Preregister: 914.996.4286. QuestYogaArts.com (birth and baby tab).

Women’s Full Moon Gathering – 7-8:30pm. A non-denominational monthly gathering for women, coming together to draw on the powerful energies of the full moon. $10 requested donation. DG Sanctuary, 2 Lagrange Ave, Poughkeepsie. 845.473.2206. DreamingGoddess.com.

SUNDAY, JULY 29

Introduction to Foot Reflexology – 10am-1pm. Wyld Womyn, 378C Main St, Beacon. Register: Wyld Womyn. 845.440.8300.

MONDAY, JULY 30

Kids Summer Camp – July 30-Aug 3. 9-11:45am. Ages 5-9. $150. Firefly Yoga, 992 Main St, Fishkill. RSVP/info: FireflyFishkill.com.

 

 

Natural Awakenings Calendar Listings for June 2018 in Westchester, Putnam and Dutchess, NY

The following events appear in Natural Awakenings – Westchester, Putnam, Dutchess NY, June 2018 Edition.

For additional event listings, updates and changes, visit our free online calendar on our main website at WakeUpNaturally.com.

UPCOMING EVENTS
Please call ahead to confirm event details.

FRIDAY, JUNE 1

Shamanic Reiki Training Master Practitioner Level – June 1-3. 10am-5pm. With Melanie Ryan. Professional weekend training. Be attuned to Mikao Usui Reiki Master symbol and the intuitive, psychic healing powers used for centuries by ancient indigenous shamans. $425. Mt Kisco. 914.864.0462. Center4Healing.net.

Adult Guided Channeling/Meditation Group – 7:15-8:15pm. With Merrill Black. Unique theme, meditation, group discussion. $20. The Temperance Center, 453 White Plains Rd, Ste 203, Eastchester. 914.793.2600. TheTemperanceCenter.com.

Healing Ceremony – 7-9pm. With Shamanic healer “Curandera” Rocio La Rosa. $40. Synchronicity, 1511 Rte 22, Brewster. RSVP: 845.363.1765. SynchronicityNY.com.

Sunset Qigong: Aligning Mind, Body and Spirit with Universal Energy – June 1, 8, 15, 22 & 29. 7:30-8:30pm. Sunset Qigong-Facing West over the Hudson River. All welcome. No prior experience necessary. Dress comfortably. The Mariandale Center, Ossining. 914.941.4455. Mariandale.org.

SATURDAY, JUNE 2

Snapping Turtles! Boscobel – 7:30am. Rain-or-shine. Presentation about snapping turtles and introduction to turtles living in the marsh. Explore Boscobel’s gardens and grounds. Refreshments. Admission $12/adults, $8/children, free under 5. Info, visit Boscobel.org.

Field Trip: Mianus River Gorge – 7:30-11am. Join BAS Naturalist Tait Johansson and Preserve Manager Budd Veverka for an early-morning bird walk at this beautiful old-growth forest. Moderate-strenuous. Register, Susan: 914.302.9713. BedfordAudubon.org.

Farm Fest at HHF – 10am-4pm. Children’s games, face painting, activities, artisans, food vendors, hayrides, farm animals and more. $10-per-family. Hilltop Hanover Farm, 1271 Hanover St., Yorktown Heights. Info: HilltopHanoverFarm.org.

Primrose Hill School Annual Gala – 7-10pm. evening of entertainment and collaborative change-making to support Primrose Hill School, an independent school focused on inclusive, nature-based education. At CO, Rhinebeck’s cooperative co-working space. Info/tickets: PrimroseHillSchool.com.

SUNDAY, JUNE 3

Bird Walk: Muscoot Farm – 7:30-11am. Join Bedford Audubon’s Naturalist Tait Johansson and the Friends of Muscoot Farm for a bird walk on these beautiful. Free. Level of difficulty is easy-moderate. Register, Susan: 914.302.9713. BedfordAudubon.org.

Birds of Prey Day at Green Chimneys – 10am-4pm. Get up close and personal with eagles, hawks, owls and falcons and learn from top wildlife experts. $15/adults, $5/children and seniors. Green Chimneys, 400 Doansburg Rd. Brewster. Info: GreenChimneys.org.

Guided Meditation – 11am. 45-min group session. $10. 18 person limit, reserve space. The Source NY, 143 Boardman Rd, Bldg 3, Poughkeepsie. 845.214.0452. TheSource-NY.com.

Aura Soma Colour Therapy Discussion – Noon. 60-min group session. There will be a drawing for one free colour reading. Free. The Source NY, 143 Boardman Rd, Bldg 3, Poughkeepsie. 845.214.0452. TheSource-NY.com.

TUESDAY, JUNE 5

First Tuesday Bird Walk – 7:30-9:30am. Free. Level of physical difficulty is easy-moderate. Deans Bridge, at eastern end of bridge, Somers. Register, Susan: 914.302.9713. BedfordAudubon.org.

Kundalini Yoga & Gong Meditation – 7-8:30pm. With Pritam Bani Kaur. Use movement, sound current, breath and meditation to relax and heal mind and body. All levels. $20 drop-in. First class free. Devotion Yoga, 2055 Albany Post Rd, Croton on Hudson. 914.930.7707. DailyDevotionYoga.com.

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 6

Eyes and the Brain – 7-9pm. Vision is more than 20/20 eyesight. Learn to reduce visual stress and make efficient use of vision. Free. Dr. Samantha Slotnick, 495 Central Park Ave, Ste 301, Scarsdale. RSVP, Jane: 914.874.1177. DrSlotnick.com.

Adult Guided Channeling/Meditation Group – 8-9pm. With Merrill Black. Unique theme, meditation, group discussion. $20. The Temperance Center, 453 White Plains Rd, Ste 203, Eastchester. 914.793.2600. TheTemperanceCenter.com.

FRIDAY, JUNE 8

One Light Healing Touch School – June 8-10. Meets June-Nov with Penny and Ron Lavin. Training includes 33 advanced healing techniques and 50 practices for healing oneself and others. NCBTMB CEUs. Lagrangeville. Register: Penny: 845.878.5165. OLHT1.com.

Happy Hour Yoga – 7-8pm. Vinyasa class set to varying musical playlists each month. Fun and energetic. $130. Cold Spring Yoga, 75 Main St. 845.265.4444. ColdSpringYoga.com.

Mediumship Circle – 7-8:30pm.With Carla Blaha. $40. Synchronicity, 1511 Rte 22, Brewster. RSVP: 845.363.1765. Info: SynchronicityNY.com.

Igniting Sacred Sexuality: A Couples Series – 7-9pm. With Kevin Spath and Cat Guthrie. A progressive/experiential three-Fri series exploring a radical mind-shift about sexuality and intimacy. $175 early bird. Mt Kisco. Kevin: 914.673.0007. Center4Healing.net.

SATURDAY, JUNE 9

Meditation: A Daily Peaceful Retreat – 11am-12:15pm. With Bruce Berger. Meditation, lecture workshop. Discover the benefits of meditation. Learn to focus within and find peace and calm. Free. 1st Unitarian Society of Westchester, 25 Old Jackson Ave, Hastings-On-Hudson. Info: 914.433.1800. SOS.org.

Reiki 1 Class – June 9-10. 1-5pm both days. With Anne Bentzen. Learn foundation skills for self-healing and treating others. Receive four attunements, manual and certificate. $200. Armonk Register: 914.588.4079. Balancing4Life.com.

Natural Strategies for Chemical Detox – 2-4pm. With Dr. Kurt Beil. Learn ways to prevent and reduce the impacts of toxins so health is restored and symptoms resolved and natural cleansing detox options that optimizes a healthier, toxin-free life. $40 door. Mt Kisco. 914.864.0462. Center4Healing.net.

Tibetan Sound Bowl Healing – 5:30-7pm. With Michelle Clifton. Bowls create a celestial harmonic sound that resonates with our energy field, having a profound healing effect on the nervous system, mind, body and soul. $40 door. Mt Kisco. Michelle: 914.447.0822. Center4Healing.net.

SUNDAY, JUNE 10

Field Trip: Bashakill Marsh & Shawangunk Grasslands National Wildlife Refuge – 7:30am-3pm. Grab binoculars and join Naturalist Tait Johansson for a full day of birding. Depart Bylane at 6am and return 4pm. Free. Level of difficulty is moderate. Register, Susan: 914.302.9713.

Guided Meditation – 11am. 45-min group session. $10. 18 person limit, reserve space. The Source NY, 143 Boardman Rd, Bldg 3, Poughkeepsie. 845.214.0452. TheSource-NY.com.

Mediumship Class – 11am-5pm. With the accomplished medium Adam Bernstein. $150. Synchronicity, 1511 Rte 22, Brewster. RSVP: 845.363.1765. Info: SynchronicityNY.com.

Introduction to Crystals 101 – 11:30am-1:30pm. With Lisa Salvatore. Crystals to use for healing, how to cleanse/charge crystals, choose crystal to take home. $45. The Temperance Center, 453 White Plains Rd, Ste 203, Eastchester. 914.793.2600. TheTemperanceCenter.com.

Aura Soma Colour Therapy Discussion – Noon. 60-min group session. There will be a drawing for one free colour reading. Free. The Source NY, 143 Boardman Rd, Bldg 3, Poughkeepsie. 845.214.0452. TheSource-NY.com.

Usui Reiki Monthly Circle – 2-3:30pm. With Deborah Amjadi. Healing reduces stress, relieves pain and accelerates healing without medication use. Individual or group energy healing. Practitioners are welcome to participate in reiki exchanges. $20 cash. Mt Kisco. 914.864.0462. Center4Healing.net.

Kundalini Yoga & Gong Meditation – 5-6:30pm. With Pritam Bani Kaur. Use movement, sound current, breath and meditation to relax and heal mind and body. All levels. First class free. $20 drop-in. Devotion Yoga, 2055 Albany Post Rd, Croton on Hudson. 914.930.7707. DailyDevotionYoga.com.

MONDAY, JUNE 11

The Healing Circle: Relax, Restore and Return to Balance – 1-2:30pm. Reiki, a subtle healing practice that supports body, mind and spirit, prompts an overall calming, balancing and healing response that enhances health and well-being. $20. The Mariandale Center, Ossining. 914.941.4455. Mariandale.org.

Adult Guided Channeling/Meditation Group – 7:15-8:15pm. With Merrill Black. Unique theme, meditation, group discussion. $20. The Temperance Center, 453 White Plains Rd, Ste 203, Eastchester. 914.793.2600. TheTemperanceCenter.com.

TUESDAY, JUNE 12

Introduction to Foot Reflexology Course # LES429 – June 12 and 14. 6-8pm. $49. Dutchess Community College – South Campus – Wappingers Falls. Register directly with school: 845.431.8910. Online: SunyDutchess.edu/cfweb.

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 13

Talkwalk at the Dam: Netwalk – 10am-12:30pm. Not a Race or Expo. Entrepreneurs and executives take business a step further. Inspiration, Insights, Introductions, Impact. Pre-Registration only. Tickets online: Womeninbusiness.org or 914.288.9888.

Grand Opening of Candles & Wine Co – 6-10pm. An opening celebration at Wine and Beer Bar featuring light food, wine and beer. 25/27 Depot Plaza, Bedford Hills.

Mediumship Message Gallery – 6-8pm. With Adam Bernstein. $40. Synchronicity, 1511 Rte 22, Brewster. RSVP: 845.363.1765. Info: SynchronicityNY.com.

Free Lecture: Ayurveda and Yoga—The Health Connection – 7-9pm. With Dr. Somesh Kaushik, an Ayurvedic and Naturopathic physician. Free dosha readings after the lecture. Thrivologie, 197 Ethan Allen Hwy, Ridgefield, CT. 203.416.9416. Thrivologie.com.

The Migratory Bird Treaty Act: One Hundred Years Later – 7:30pm. Interim Executive Director of the Bedford Audubon Society Suzanne Cahill, discusses the history of the MBTA and recent changes made under the Trump administration. Katonah Village Library.

FRIDAY, JUNE 15

Reiki Healing Circle – 1-3pm. With Anne Bentzen. Restore body, mind and soul connections. Meditation and deep relaxation offer natural healing solutions. Max 12. $30. Apogee, 170 Harris Rd, Bedford Hills. RSVPs required: 914.244.1606. Text/more info: 914.588.4079.

Adult Guided Channeling/Meditation Group – 7:15-8:15pm. With Merrill Black. Unique theme, meditation, group discussion. $20. The Temperance Center, 453 White Plains Rd, Ste 203, Eastchester. 914.793.2600. TheTemperanceCenter.com.

SATURDAY, JUNE 16

Clearwater Festival – 6/16 & 6/17. Music and Environmental Festival at Croton Point Park, Croton-on-Hudson. To purchase tickets and for more info visit: ClearwaterFestival.org or call 888.718.4253 opt. 1. Kids 11 and under free!

Connecting to the Wisdom of Plants LES433 – 9am-1pm. $59. Dutchess Community College – South Campus – Wappingers Falls. Register directly with school: 845.431.8910 Online: SunyDutchess.edu/cfweb.

Buddhist-Christian Dialogue – 10am-2pm. Explore the many similarities between these two traditions. Review many of the teachings of Jesus and the Buddha and discuss the way of the Saint and the way of the Bodhisattva. $35 includes lunch. The Mariandale Center, Ossining. 914.941.4455. Mariandale.org.

Crystal & Sound Healing Workshop – 1-3:30pm. Access energies of mineral kingdom to release belief systems, cleanse energy and journey with sound to manifest true desires. $75. Devotion Yoga of Westchester, 2055 Albany Post Rd, Croton on Hudson. 914.930.7707. Preregister: DailyDevotionYoga.com.

Free Lecture, Afternoon of Ayurveda: Insomnia: Acute or Chronic—Reasons & Solutions – 3-5pm. Dr. Kaushik’s Ayurvedic and Naturopathic Clinic, Yellow Monkey Village, 792 Rte 35, Cross River. 914.875.9088. DrKaushik.com.

Sunday, June 17

Clearwater Festival – 6/16 & 6/17. Music and Environmental Festival at Croton Point Park, Croton-on-Hudson. To purchase tickets and for more info visit: ClearwaterFestival.org or call 888.718.4253 opt. 1. Kids 11 and under free!

Interfaith Sundays at The Chapel at Croton Falls – 10:30am-12pm. Come feel inspired. All welcome – Refreshments to follow. The Chapel at Croton Falls, 609, Rt. 22, Croton Falls (next to the Schoolhouse Theater). Parking available across street. Info: chapelatcrotonfalls.org.

TUESDAY, JUNE 19

Field Trip: Sterling Forest – 8am-3pm. Naturalist Tait Johansson leads adventure to Sterling Forest in search of Golden-winged, Hooded, and Cerulean Warblers, and others. Depart Bylane 7am. Free. Level of difficulty is moderate. Register, Susan: 914.302.9713.

Qi Gong Classes – 6:30-7:30pm. $10. Sacred Space Healing Arts, 436 Main St, Beacon. Register: 845.416.4598. EmpoweredByNature.net.

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 20

Get On Your Mat For Mental Health – 5:30-7:30pm. Outdoor mega-yoga event in support of mental health services, featuring music, marketplace and hour class led Sarah Platt-Finger. Court St. between Main St. and Martine Ave. Downtown White Plains. $30 adults/$15 little yogis. Register: mhawestchester.org. 914.265.7511.

Beauty School – 6-8pm. Learn an all-natural skin care routine for morning and evening and Savvy Mineral make-up demonstration with Young Living products. $10 fee for materials. Reviva Skin and Body Solutions, 929 Main St, Fishkill. RSVP required: 844.363.7894. Revivabody.com.

Fybromyalgia and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Lecture – 6:30-7:30pm. With Dr. David Connell will discuss both topics. Registration required online at: kentlibrary.org or by calling the Kent Public Library at 845.225.8585.  Kent Library, 17 Sybil’s Crossing, Kent Lakes.

Adult Guided Channeling/Meditation Group – 8-9pm. With Merrill Black. Unique theme, meditation, group discussion. $20. The Temperance Center, 453 White Plains Rd, Ste 203, Eastchester. 914.793.2600. TheTemperanceCenter.com.

THURSDAY, JUNE 21

Third Thursday Bird Walk – 7:30-9:30am. Breeders here include Cliff Swallow, Yellow-billed Cuckoo, Blue-winged Warbler, Pine Warbler and Indigo Bunting. Free. Level of difficulty is easy. Maple Ave, meet at the intersection of Maple Ave and Reservoir Rd (right at the dam), Katonah. Register, Susan Fisher: 914.302.9713.

Ascend Festival – 8am. Summer Solstice, when our sun reaches its highest point in the sky. On this day, celebrate the light of the day and the light within. Cold Spring Yoga, 75 Main St. 845.265.4444. Cost/info: AscendFestival.com.

Summer Solstice – 4-6pm. Hear a brief explanation of the Solstice, visit gardens, find natural symbols and ornaments, take a Labyrinth prayer walk and enjoy seasonal refreshments. Free family event. The Mariandale Center, Ossining. 914.941.4455. Mariandale.org.

FRIDAY, JUNE 22

Giant Annual Church Tag Sale – June 22-24. 9am-4pm. Housewares, fabrics, furniture, children’s items and more. 4th Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Westchester, 1698 Strawberry Rd, Mohegan Lake. Info: Jennifer: 914.648.8583. FourthUU.org.

Introduction to Kundalini Yoga and Meditation – 10-11:30am. With Pritam Bani Kaur. Use movement, sound current, breath and meditation to relax and heal mind and body. Beginners welcome. First class free. $20 drop-in. Devotion Yoga, 2055 Albany Post Rd, Croton on Hudson. 914.930.7707. DailyDevotionYoga.com.

Five Rhythms – 7-9pm. With Peter Fodera and Stephanie Diamond. Beacon of Light Wellness Center, Beacon. Info: 845.202.3515. BeaconOfLightWellnessCenter.com.

SATURDAY, JUNE 23

Qi Gong for Beginners & Experienced – 9am-Noon. $25. Mount Saint Mary College – Desmond Campus, 6 Albany Post Rd, Newburgh. 845.565-2076. Register Online: msmc.edu/communityed.

Free Lecture: What is Ayurvedic Medicine and How Does It Compare with Western (Allopathic) Medicine? – 10:30-12:30pm. With Dr. Somesh Kaushik, an Ayurvedic and Naturopathic physician. Free dosha readings after the lecture. Somers Library, 82 Primrose St, Somers. 914.232.5717. SomersLibrary.org.

WHN Summer Solstice Gathering – 12-3pm. Experience and enjoy offerings from Westchester Holistic Network practitioners with an astrology summer overview. Meditation, music, movement, healing modalities and refreshments. Community Unitarian Universalist Congregation of White Plains. Register/Info: WestchesterHolisticNetwork.org.

SUNDAY, JUNE 24

Guided Meditation – 11am. 45-min group session. $10. 18 person limit, reserve space. The Source NY, 143 Boardman Rd, Bldg 3, Poughkeepsie. 845.214.0452. TheSource-NY.com.

Summer Solstice Healing Night – 5-7pm. With Merrill Black and Jo-Anne Salomone. Yoga, breath-work, summer fun play/exploration and meditation. $20, half will go to charity. The Temperance Center, 453 White Plains Rd, Ste 203, Eastchester. 914.793.2600. TheTemperanceCenter.com.

TUESDAY, JUNE 26

An Introduction to Ayurveda—The Wisdom of Life LES430 – June 26-28. 6-8pm. Four hours 5286 90. $49. Materials fee included in cost of class. Dutchess Community College – South Campus – Wappingers Falls. Register directly with school: 845.431.8910. Online: SunyDutchess.edu/cfweb.

Book Talk – 7pm. Author, Jodi Baretz will be discussing her Amazon bestselling book, Mindful Is the New Skinny, 10 Transformational Steps to a Lighter You Inside and Out. Free. Chappaqua Library, 195 S Greeley Ave, Chappaqua. Info, Jodi Baretz: 917.974.9446. JodiBaretz.com.

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 27

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, JUNE 28

Full moon Kundalini Yoga and Meditation Class – 7-8:30pm. With Pritam Bani Kaur. Use movement, sound current, breath and meditation to relax and heal mind and body. All levels. $20. First class free. Devotion Yoga, 2055 Albany Post Rd, Croton on Hudson. 914.930.7707. DailyDevotionYoga.com.

FRIDAY, JUNE 29

Breathwork Circle – 7-9pm. With Erika Forsell. Beacon of Light Wellness Center, Beacon. 845.202.3515. BeaconOfLightWellnessCenter.com.

Adult Guided Channeling/Meditation Group – 7:15-8:15pm. With Merrill Black. Unique theme, meditation, group discussion. $20. The Temperance Center, 453 White Plains Rd, Ste 203, Eastchester. 914.793.2600. TheTemperanceCenter.com.

SATURDAY, JUNE 30

Reiki 1 & 2 – 11am-4pm.With Reiki Master Marcus Feighery. $275. Synchronicity, 1511 Rte 22, Brewster. RSVP: 845.363.1765. SynchronicityNY.com.

Safe Haven Farm Sanctuary – Noon-2pm. Kick-off summer fun with at the picnic and open house. Meet the animals and enjoy a delicious plant based picnic. Admission free, donations appreciated. Families welcome. Poughquag. Info/RSVP: 845.724.5138. SafeHavenFarmSanctuary.org.

Celebrate Life (and Turning 100!) with Tao Porchon-Lynch – 1:30-4:30pm. Hosted by Yoga Teachers Association. Experience a master yogini’s unique teachings and join her for an early birthday celebration. $45 members/$65 nonmembers. The Yoga Studio, Club Fit, Briarcliff Manor. Register: ytayoga.com; 914.582.7816.

Shamanic Reiki Hearth Monthly Circle – 5:30-7pm. With Melanie Ryan. Healings, teachings and ceremony originated by ancient indigenous shamans worldwide. $20 cash, drop in only. Proceeds go to Olympic Mountain EarthWisdom Circle. Mt Kisco. 914.864.0462. Center4Healing.net.

Wednesday, July 4

Independence Day Fair – 11am-4pm (rain or shine). Family-friendly fair featuring petting zoo, equestrian demonstration, pony rides, crafts, face painting, hayrides, live music, fishing, pet adoption, food from the grill and  more. Free admission. John Jay Homestead, 400 Jay St. Katonah. Info: bedfordarmonkrotary.org.

 

Natural Awakenings Calendar Listings for May 2018 in Westchester, Putnam and Dutchess, NY

The following events appear in Natural Awakenings – Westchester, Putnam, Dutchess NY, May 2018 Edition.

For additional event listings, updates and changes, visit our free online calendar on our main website at WakeUpNaturally.com.

UPCOMING EVENTS
Please call ahead to confirm event details.

TUESDAY, MAY 1

Poughkeepsie: Young Survivor Breast Cancer Support Group – 6-7:30pm. 1st Tues each mos. Sponsored by Breast Cancer Options. Vassar Brothers Medical Center, 45 Reade Pl, Conference Rm B, Poughkeepsie. Hope Nemiroff: 845.389.2216. BreastCancerOptions.org.

Let Your Yoga Dance – 6:30-7:30pm. With Amy Planck. For adults. Experience fun while expressively dancing through the chakras. $109 for eight-weeks. Mt Pleasant Community Center, 125 Lozza Dr, Valhalla. Preregistration required: 845.803.5737. AmyPlanck.com.

Free Tai Chi for Breast Cancer Survivors – May 1, 8, 15, 22 and 29. 7:15-8:15pm. Learn to manage physical and emotional side effects of treatment, share and learn from other women with breast cancer. YWCA White Plains & Central Westchester, 515 North St, White Plains. Register: 914.949.6227 x208. ywcawpcw.org.

WEDNESDAY, MAY 2

TUIT PROJECT with Susan Lasky – An ongoing 28-day online action/accountability group. Enter daily progress and get feedback from supportive small group and productivity coach. Next groups: May 2nd and June 5. Info & register at OvercomeOverwhelm.com.

The Well-Fed Vegan Cooking Workshop – 6-8pm. focused on protein, fats and carbohydrates, and how much we need from the most nutrient-dense foods. 147 Main St, Ossining. Info/register: 914.930.1591. GoodChoiceKitchen.com.

THURSDAY, MAY 3

Crystal and Mineral Trunk Show – 11am. Franklin Shire, renowned yoga instructor will be offering crystals and minerals from personal collection : quartz, amethyst, malachite, fluorite, pyrite. Bewies Holistic Market, 430 Bedford Rd, Armonk. 914.273.9437.

Yoga for Relaxation, Rejuvenation, and Balance – May 3, 10, 17, 24 and 31. 6:15-7:30pm. Rejuvenate body, mind and spirit through yoga and alignment. Wear comfortable clothing. BYO blanket or two, a towel and a mat. $20 per class. The Mariandale Center, Ossining. 914.941.4455. Mariandale.org.

Free Yoga for Breast Cancer Survivors – May 3, 10, 17, 24 and 31. 6:30-7:30pm. Learn to manage the physical and emotional side effects of treatment and share and learn from other women with breast cancer. YWCA White Plains & Central Westchester, 515 North St, White Plains. Register: 914.949.6227 x208. ywcawpcw.org.

SATURDAY, MAY 5

TUIT PROJECT with Susan Lasky – An ongoing 28-day online action/accountability group. Enter daily progress and get feedback from supportive small group and productivity coach. Info & register at OvercomeOverwhelm.com.

Annual WLT Tree Planting at Hunter Brook Preserve – 9am-noon. Plant native trees along the Hunter Brook while hearing and seeing some of the best wildlife habitat in northwestern Westchester. Free. RSVP: Kat Deely: 914.234.6992 x15. WestchesterLandTrust.org.

The Feminine Second Spring – 9am-1pm. Evolving with Grace, Vitality and Beauty through Peri-menopause and Menopause Course # LES45. $49. Dutchess Community College South Campus – Wappingers Falls. Register directly with school: 845.431.8910. SunyDutchess.edu/cfweb.

PULSE Mindfulness Manifestation Empowerment Workshop – 9:30am-4:30pm. PULSE is a dynamic, easy to learn, effective technique that empowers one to create more of what is wanted in life while releasing what is blocking. $75. The Mariandale Center, Ossining. 914.941.4455. Mariandale.org.

Cooking & Stress Reduction – 10am-3pm. Support Connection’s Retreat to Nourish Body and Soul, for women with breast, ovarian or gynecological cancer. Hilltop Hanover Farm, 1271 Hanover St, Yorktown Heights. Preregistration  required: 914.962.6402.

Cinco De Wellness – 10am-4pm. Psychic and Wellness Fair with healers, readers, class card deals and more. Free admission. Dragonfly Wellness Yoga Studio, 109 Croton Ave, Ste 205, Ossining. 914.236.3511. DragonflyWellness.net.

Inner Beauty Workshop – Noon-2pm. Workshop designed just for women. Celebrate Womanhood by practicing radiance enhancing kriyas and meditations written for women. Unleash one’s inner beauty. Devotion Yoga of Westchester, 2055 Albany Post Rd, Croton on Hudson. 914.930.7707. Register online: DailyDevotionYoga.com.

Reiki 1 Class – May 5 and 6. 1-5pm both days. With Anne Bentzen. Learn foundation skills for self-healing and treating others. Receive four attunements, manual and certificate. $200. Armonk. Register: 914.588.4079. Balancing4Life.com.

Free Lecture: The Healing Power of Ayurveda – 2-4pm. With Dr. Somesh Kaushik, an Ayurvedic and Naturopathic physician. Nature’s Temptations, 32 Prospect St, Ridgefield, CT. 203.438.5443. NaturesTemptations.com.

Talk & Book Signing: The Ashokan Way – 4-5pm. Gail Straub, leading authority on women’s empowerment, will give a free talk and sign book. Merritt Bookstore, Millbrook. Info: MerrittBooks.com

Grounding: Fortifying Roots for Flight – 6-8pm. An Astrology Dance Workshop, processing the early gifts of spring. $30. White Lotus Grace: Spiritual Healing Arts & Dance, South Rd, Millbrook. 845.677.3517. WhiteLotusGrace.com.

SUNDAY, MAY 6

The Mental Gut Health Forum – 1-6pm. Learn how one’s gut can impact one’s mental health.A lecture, panel discussion and Q & A. $63. The Westport Inn, 1595 Post Rd. East, Westport Ct. Info, Francesca: 914.837.6830. Register: MentalGutHealth.com (Events).

Relax and Restore Acupuncture & Essential Oils – 4-6pm. With Erika Forsell. $20 drop-in.Beacon of Light Wellness Center. 845.202.3515. BeaconOfLightWellnessCenter.com.

Refuge Recovery Group Meeting – 7-8:15pm. Peer led Buddhist inspired path to healing and recovery for all types of addictions and suffering. All welcome. Small donation suggested. Follows 5pm Kundalini Yoga & Gong Meditation class. Devotion Yoga of Westchester 2055 Albany Post Rd, Croton on Hudson. DailyDevotionYoga.com 914.930.7707.

MONDAY, MAY 7

Intro to Mindfulness Meditation – 5/7, 5/14 & 5/21. 10am-12pm. With Beth Gallos and Jackie Frederick-Berner. Fundamentals of mindfulness meditation and how it cultivates mindfulness –the ability to tune into the senses and be present. $115/non member. Wainwright, 260 Stuyvesant Ave, Rye. Info: 914.967.6080. wainwright.org.

Let Your Yoga Dance for Families – 6-7pm. With Amy Planck. Adults and children ages 5-12. Experience fun while expressively dancing through the colors of the rainbow (chakras). $159 eight-weeks. Mt Pleasant Community Center, 125 Lozza Dr, Valhalla. Preregistration required: 845.803.5737. AmyPlanck.com.

Introduction to the Chakras – 6:30-9:30pm. This in-depth introduction will meet two evenings a month for four months. Classes will be a combination of lecture, sharing of personal experiences and hands-on work using various modalities. DG Sanctuary, 2 Lagrange Ave, Poughkeepsie. 845.473.2206. DreamingGoddess.com.

Heart-Brain Connection Presentation – 7pm. With Julie Johns, of Heart Wisdom Health Coaching. She will give a presentation on the heart-brain connection. 646.876.9923, meeting ID number 166 701 346. Info: 845.581.0909.

Meditation – May 7, 14, 21 and 28. 7:30-9pm. It’s active guided meditation. $5 donation. Ganesha Spa, Peekskill. 914.906.7238. GaneshaSpa.com.

TUESDAY, MAY 8

Let Your Yoga Dance – 6:30-7:30pm. With Amy Planck. For adults. Experience fun while expressively dancing through the colors of the rainbow (chakras). $109 eight-weeks. Mt Pleasant Community Center, 125 Lozza Dr, Valhalla. Preregistration required: 845.803.5737. AmyPlanck.com.

Qi Gong Classes – 6:30-7:30pm. $10. Sacred Space Healing Arts, 436 Main St, Beacon. Register: 845.416.4598. EmpoweredByNature.net.

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

WEDNESDAY, MAY 9

Qi Gong for Women Course # LES452 – May 9, 16 and 23. 6-8pm. $69. Dutchess Community College South Campus – Wappingers Falls. Register directly with school: 845.431.8910. SunyDutchess.edu/cfweb.

Superfoods Cooking Workshop – 6-8pm. Taking the guesswork out of using chia, hemp, nutritional yeast, nuts, fruits, maca, seaweed, fresh spices and powders. Register by May 4: 914.930.1591. GoodChoiceKitchen.com.

Adult Guided Channeling/Meditation Group – 8-9pm. With Merrill Black. Unique theme, meditation and group discussion. $20. The Temperance Center, 453 White Plains Rd, Ste 203, Eastchester. 914.793.2600. TheTemperanceCenter.com.

THURSDAY, MAY 10

Munay-Ki Rites of Enlightenment – 6:30-8:30pm. This four-part series includes transmission of all nine rites and receiving one’s own Pi stone through which one’s rites will be transmitted, along with fire ceremonies and more. DG Sanctuary. 2 Lagrange Ave, Poughkeepsie 845.473.2206. DreamingGoddess.com.

What is Reiki? – 7:30pm. Holistic Moms Network hosts Andrea Kartika Deierlein. Learn benefits of this natural healing practice that originated in Japan that helps restore balance to body, mind and spirit. Rye Free Reading Room, 1061 Boston Post Rd, Rye. HolisticMoms.org.

FRIDAY, MAY 11

Women’s New Moon Healing Circle: Manifest Nest – 7-9pm. With Christine Jude Winus, Womb Shaman Priestess Apprentice. Beacon of Light Wellness Center. 845.202.3515. BeaconOfLightWellnessCenter.com.

SATURDAY, MAY 12

St Vincent’s 5K Run/Walk – 9am/Starts. Features chip timing, tech shirt for registered participants, team and age group awards, free refreshments and prizes. All ages. On the hospital’s main campus. 275 North St, Harrison. Info/pricing: 914.925.5401. StVincentsWestchester.org.

A Day of Healing – 10am-5pm. Instructor Penny and guest lecturer, Ron Lavin, from One Light Healing Touch School, teach Scanning, Radiant, and Color Healing and Practices for healing oneself and others; $150. Lagrangeville. Register: 845.878.5165. OLHT1.com.

Free Lecture: What is Ayurvedic Medicine and How Does It Compare with Western (Allopathic) Medicine? – 1:30-3:30pm. With Dr. Somesh Kaushik, an Ayurvedic and Naturopathic physician. Mt Kisco Library, 100 Main St. MountKiscoLibrary.org.

Magical Mystery Tour through the Koshas – 1:30-4:30pm. With Priti Robyn Ross. Discover the five layers of the body that awaken the whole being. $45 members. $65 nonmembers. Hosted by Yoga Teachers Association. The Yoga Studio, Club Fit, Briarcliff Manor. 914.582.7816. Register: ytayoga.com.

Sound Healing for Your Health – 2-4pm. With Michelle Clifton. An interactive/experiential workshop learning the overall health benefits of sound healing and the basic skills of playing bowls for oneself and others. $40. Mt Kisco. 914.864.0462 Center4Healing.net.

SUNDAY, MAY 13

Mother’s Day Water Ceremony – 10-10:30am. We offer up our prayers with tobacco and song, sending them down to the ocean, for the healing of the waters, of Mother Earth and for all of our relations. Free. Meet at the Poughkeepsie boat launch. 845.473.2206 DreamingGoddess.com.

Principles of Ayurvedic Cooking for Balance and Longevity – 12:30-2:30pm. Learn to utilize food, oils and spices to create a balanced meal to support all levels of well-being that address cravings and maintain longevity. Quest Yoga Arts, 11-13 E Main St, Mt Kisco. Preregister/workshop description: 914.996.4286. QuestYogaArts.com. (Workshops tab).

Monthly Reiki Circle – 2-3:30pm. With Deb Amjadi. Participate in a restorative reiki healing experience, reduces stress, relieve pain and accelerate healing. $20 cash at door, drop-in only. Mt Kisco. 914.864.0462. Center4Healing.net.

Aroma Yoga Restorative Workshop – 2-4pm. With Sara Hart. Beacon of Light Wellness Center. 845.202.3515. BeaconOfLightWellnessCenter.com.

Mother’s Day Family Yoga – With Kimberley Gregg. 3-4pm. Kids 5-10 with parents.  Improve balance and strength in an environment that promotes relaxation and connection. $30 (adult + child). Wainwright, 260 Stuyvesant Ave, Rye. Info: 914.967.6080. wainwright.org.

Mother-Daughter Circle Dance – 5-7pm.With Nada Khodlova, Dance Movement Psychotherapist. Beacon of Light Wellness Center. 845.202.3515. BeaconOfLightWellnessCenter.com.

A Mother’s Day Lifeforce Yoga Candlelight Gentle Healing Flow – 7-8:30pm. With Merrill Black. A gentle yoga flow class using sounds, mudras, mantras, breathwork, chakra clearing meditation and restorative poses. $20. The Temperance Center, 453 White Plains Rd, Ste 203, Eastchester. 914.793.2600. TheTemperanceCenter.com.

MONDAY, MAY 14

Seven-Days Raw Plant Food Detox Challenge – May 14-20. A week eating and drinking raw foods, combined with yoga classes and meditation guided by certified health coach, Edit Babboni. $125. Zen Garden Health Coaching & Yoga, 61 Lakeview Dr, Yorktown Hts. Info: 917.721.2529. ZenGardenYoga.net.

Kundalini Yoga & Gong Meditation – 10-11:30am. With Pritam Bani Kaur. Use movement, sound current, breath and meditation to relax and heal one’s mind and body. All levels. First class free. $20 drop-in. Devotion Yoga. 2055 Albany Post Rd. Croton on Hudson. 914.930.7707. DailyDevotionYoga.com.

Let Your Yoga Dance for Families – 6-7pm. With Amy Planck. Adults and children ages 5-12. Experience fun while expressively dancing through the colors of the rainbow (chakras). $159 eight-weeks. Mt Pleasant Community Center, 125 Lozza Dr, Valhalla. Preregistration required: 845.803.5737. AmyPlanck.com.

Adult Guided Channeling/Meditation Group – 7:15-8:15pm. With Merrill Black. Unique theme, meditation and group discussion. $20. The Temperance Center, 453 White Plains Rd, Ste 203, Eastchester. 914.793.2600. TheTemperanceCenter.com.

TUESDAY, MAY 15

Westchester Holistic Network – 6:30pm/networking begins; 7-8:30pm. WHN members and first-timers free. $10 repeat nonmembers. Ixchel Center, Hartsdale. Register: WestchesterHolisticNetwork.org.

New Moon Manifestation – 7-8pm. Together we manifest our hearts’ desires using The Law of Attraction and the creative energies of the new moon. $10. DG Sanctuary. 2 Lagrange Ave, Poughkeepsie. 845.473.2206. DreamingGoddess.com.

WEDNESDAY, MAY 16

Sauces, Dressings, Condiments Workshop – 6-8pm. Fermenting, blending and marinating are some techniques covered, using spice and herb combinations with other simple ingredients. Register by May 11: 914.930.1591. GoodChoiceKitchen.com.

Natural Way to Quit Alcohol, Sugar, Smoking – 7-7:45pm. Learn simple, effective method for quitting smoking, alcohol, sugar and more. 80 percent success. Simpler than most dare to believe. Free lecture. Briarcliff location. 914.473.2015. QuitWithQuinn.com.

Curing Addiction from the Core: Quit with Quinn Info-Lecture – 7:45-8:30pm. Discover the unseen energy of addiction and how this simple, natural method can help participants quit alcohol, smoking and sugar behaviors for good. 80 percent success. Free Lecture. Briarcliff location. 914.473.2015. QuitWithQuinn.com.

FRIDAY, MAY 18

Reiki Healing Circle – 1-3pm. With Anne Bentzen. Restore body, mind and soul connections. Meditation and deep relaxation offer natural healing solutions. Max 12. $30. Apogee, 170 Harris Rd, Bedford Hills. RSVP required/more info: 914.244-1606. Text 914.588.4079.

The Work of Byron Katie: A Journey of the Heart – May 18-20. 5pm/Fri-1pm/Sun. Retreat, based on the Work of Byron Katie. Participants are guided through the powerful process of inquiry known as the work to radically shift. $250. The Mariandale Center, Ossining. 914.941.4455. Mariandale.org.

Plant Based Westchester Meetup Dinner – 6pm. Bring plant based desert. $12 (basic plate). Eda’s Garden, 1871 Commerce Dr, Yorktown Hts. More info, Jeanne Schumacher: Starchqueens.net.

Mediumship Circle – 7-8:30pm. With Carla Blaha . $40. Synchronicity, 1511 Rte 22, Brewster. Must RSVP/info: 845.363.1765. SynchronicityNY.com.

Adult Guided Channeling/Meditation Group – 7:15-8:15pm. With Merrill Black. Unique theme, meditation, group discussion. $20. The Temperance Center, 453 White Plains Rd, Ste 203, Eastchester. 914.793.2600. TheTemperanceCenter.com.

SATURDAY, MAY 19

Annual Lasdon Park Plant Sale – May 19-20. The sale will feature a broad selection of colorful annuals, hard-to-find and popular favorites plus 30 vendors selling crafts, food, gifts and other items. Free admission. Lasdon Park, Arboretum and Veterans Memorial, 2610 Amawalk Rd, Somers. Info: LasdonPark.org.

Mind the Gap through Life’s Transitions – 10am-3:30pm.Workshop sharing faith discoveries. Participants explore how they might “mind the gap,” give it their attention and bring something new to birth in their life. $55. The Mariandale Center, Ossining. 914.941.4455. Mariandale.org.

10th Anniversary Millbrook LitFest – 10am-5pm. The Millbrook Literary Festival features local and national authors, panel discussions, readings and signings throughout the day at the Free. Millbrook Library, Franklin Ave. Info: MillbrookLiteraryFestival.org.

Our 14th Death Cafe of Northern Westchester – 10:30am-12:30pm. An open conversation about death and one’s belief around and about it. Free. All welcome. Katonah Library, Lower Level. Debby: 845.800.7303.

Reiki Master Class – May 19-20. 11am-4pm/Sat and Sun. With Marcus Feighery. $675. Synchronicity, 1511 Rte 22, Brewster. Must RSVP/info: 845.363.1765. SynchronicityNY.com.

Free Lecture: The Healing Power of Gratitude – 1-4pm. An Afternoon of Appreciation. Open house with healing food, music and merriment. Dr. Kaushik’s Ayurvedic and Naturopathic Clinic, Yellow Monkey Village, 792 Rte 35, Cross River. 914.875.9088. DrKaushik.com.

Working with Difficult Emotions Using Buddhist Meditation – 2-4pm. Melanie Ryan. Explore ancient meditation techniques that help meet emotions with a new skill set and perspective. $40. Mt Kisco. 914.864.0462. Center4Healing.net.

Tibetan Bowl Sound Journey – 3-4:30pm. Join us for an amazing journey. Sound meditation promotes mental clarity, enhances the immune system and heightens consciousness. Quest Yoga Arts 11-13, E Main St, Mt Kisco. Preregister/workshop description: 914.996.4286. QuestYogaArts.com. (Workshops tab).

SUNDAY, MAY 20

Awaken Your Kundalini Energy Meditation Retreat – 8:30am-3pm. Partake in guided spiritual practices yoga, chanting, meditation, sound healing and breakfast and lunch. $100. Ganesha Spa, Peekskill. 914.906.7238. GaneshaSpa.com.

Interfaith Sundays – 10:30am-Noon. A symphony of peace prayers with prayers for all nations and special music. All welcome. Refreshments follow. The Chapel at Croton Falls, 609 Rte 22, next to the Schoolhouse Theater, parking is available across the street, Croton Falls. ChapelAtCrotonFalls.org.

Kundalini Yoga & Gong Meditation – 5-6:30pm. With Pritam Bani Kaur. Use movement, sound current, breath and meditation to relax and heal one’s mind and body. All levels. First class free. $20 drop-in. Devotion Yoga, 2055 Albany Post Rd, Croton on Hudson. 914.930.7707. DailyDevotionYoga.com.

MONDAY, MAY 21

Women’s Circle for Auto-Immune Disease – May 21-June 17. Four-week program to reduce auto-immune conditions including weekly meetings, yoga and meditation classes and a four-week diet plan. $400. Zen Garden Health Coaching & Yoga, 61 Lakeview Dr, Yorktown Hts. 917.721.2529.

TUESDAY, MAY 22

Qi Gong Classes – 6:30-7:30pm. $10. Sacred Space Healing Arts, 436 Main St, Beacon. Register: 845.416.4598. EmpoweredByNature.net.

Meditation: A Daily Peaceful Retreat – 7-8:30pm, Meditation/lecture/workshop. Discover the benefits. Learn to focus within and find the peace and calm. Free. Bruce Berger, Mosaic Mental Health Center, 5676 Riverdale Ave, Ste 203, Riverdale. Info: 914.433.1800. sos.org.

WEDNESDAY, MAY 23

Wellness Walk & Guided Meditation at Pinecroft Preserve – Learn the process of mindful walking and reap the benefits that accrue to those who practice mindfulness in nature. Free. RSVP: Kat Deely: 914.234.6992 x15. WestchesterLandTrust.org.

Eating Seasonal—Spring Cooking Workshop – 6-8pm. The beauty of spring and how to best use the first crops of the season for health and vitality. Laurie Gershgorn: 914.930.1591. GoodChoiceKitchen.com.

Quit Alcohol Simply and Permanently – 7-7:45pm. Learn about Quit with Quinn—helping people around the world overcome alcohol, smoking, sugar and other addictions. Easier than people ever thought possible.80 percent success. Free lecture. Briarcliff location. 914.473.2015. QuitWithQuinn.com.

Natural Way to Quit Sugar, Overeating, Smoking – 7:45-8:30pm. Learn a simple, effective method for quitting smoking, alcohol, sugar and more. 80 percent success. Simpler than most dare to believe. Free lecture. Briarcliff location. 914.473.2015. QuitWithQuinn.com.

THURSDAY, MAY 24

Infant Massage Instruction for New Parents – 2-4:15pm. Newborns-pre-crawlers. Touch is an integral part of newborn development and a profound means of communication and relaxation between baby and parent. Quest Yoga Arts 11-13, E Main St, Mt Kisco. Preregister/workshop description: 914.996.4286. QuestYogaArts.com. (Birth & Baby tab).

Beauty School – 6-8pm. Learn an all-natural skin care routine for morning and evening and Savvy Mineral make-up demonstration with Young Living products. $10 fee for materials. Reviva Skin and Body Solutions, 929 Main St, Fishkill. RSVP required: 844.363.7894. Revivabody.com.

Introduction to Kundalini Yoga and Meditation – 7-8:30pm.With Pritam Bani Kaur. Use movement, sound current, breath and meditation to relax and heal one’s mind and body. All levels. First class free. $20 drop-in. Devotion Yoga. 2055 Albany Post Rd. Croton on Hudson. 914.930.7707. DailyDevotionYoga.com.

FRIDAY, MAY 25

Shamanic Reiki Healing Circle – 7-9pm. With Alison Jolicoeur, Shamanic Reiki Master Teacher. Beacon of Light Wellness Center. 845.202.3515. BeaconOfLightWellnessCenter.com.

SATURDAY, MAY 26

Nature-Inspired Laughter, Movement and Expression Workshop – 10am-12pm. Fun and mindful movement, breathing, clapping and laughter exercises, intertwining the experience outdoors in nature around beautiful scenic grounds. $35. The Mariandale Center, Ossining. 914.941.4455. Mariandale.org.

Learn the Tarot – May 26-27. 11am-3pm/Sat/Part 1 and Sun/Part 2. With Amy Benesch. $200 for both days. Synchronicity, 1511 Rte 22, Brewster. Must RSVP/info: 845.363.1765. SynchronicityNY.com.

SUNDAY, MAY 27

Quit Alcohol Simply and Permanently – 1-2pm. Learn about Quit with Quinn—helping people around the world overcome alcohol, smoking, sugar and other addictions. Easier than ever thought possible.80 percent success. Free lecture. NYC location, E 37th btwn Park & Lex. 914.473.2015 QuitWithQuinn.com.

SATURDAY, June 2

Farm Fest at HHF – 10am-4pm. Children’s games, face painting, activities, artisans, food vendors, hayrides, farm animals and more. $10-per-family. Hilltop Hanover Farm, 1271 Hanover St., Yorktown Heights. Info: HilltopHanoverFarm.org.

SUNDAY, June 3

Birds of Prey Day at Green Chimneys – 10am-4pm. Get up close and personal with eagles, hawks, owls and falcons and learn from top wildlife experts. $15/adults, $5/children and seniors. Green Chimneys, 400 Doansburg Rd. Brewster. Info: GreenChimneys.org.

 

 

Natural Awakenings Calendar Listings for April 2018 in Westchester, Putnam and Dutchess, NY

The following events appear in Natural Awakenings – Westchester, Putnam, Dutchess NY, April 2018 Edition.

For additional event listings, updates and changes, visit our free online calendar on our main website at WakeUpNaturally.com.

UPCOMING EVENTS
Please call ahead to confirm event details.

MONDAY, APRIL 2

Adult Guided Channeling/Meditation Group – 7:15-8:15pm. With Merrill Black. Unique theme, meditation, group discussion. $20. The Temperance Center, 453 White Plains Rd, Ste 203, Eastchester. 914.793.2600. TheTemperanceCenter.com.

TUESDAY, APRIL 3

Becoming a Spiritual ‘Midwife’ – 1-3pm. Topics include: paths to personal growth, ways to soften the heart, letting go, moving through losses and sorrows and sharing God’s promise. $75. The Mariandale Center, 299 N Highland Ave, Ossining. Info: 914.941.4455. Mariandale.org.

Yoga Fun & Creative Play – Apr 3-May 15. 3-5pm. 1st-5th grade. Seven-week series where children will balance, believe, create through yoga, mindfulness, art and theater. $130. Cold Spring Yoga, 75 Main St. 845.265.4444. ColdSpringYoga.com.

Qi Gong Classes – Apr 3 and 17. 6:30-7:30pm. Sacred Space Healings Arts, 436 Main St, Beacon. $10. Register: 845.416.4598. EmpoweredByNature.net.

Dances of Universal Peace – 7-8:30pm. Simple, meditative, joyous, multi-cultural circle dances from many spiritual traditions to touch the spiritual essence within ourselves and recognize it in others. Free. The Mariandale Center, 299 N Highland Ave, Ossining. Info: 914.941.4455. Mariandale.org.

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 4

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, APRIL 5

Chivalry + Martial Arts for Boys – Apr 5-May 10. 3:15-4:30pm. Six-week series introduces the code of ethics and the basics of martial arts to develop self-empowerment, strength, focus and humility. $120. Cold Spring Yoga, 75 Main St. 845.265.4444. ColdSpringYoga.com.

Yoga for Relaxation, Rejuvenation and Balance – 6:15-7:30pm. Rejuvenate the body, mind and spirit through yoga and alignment. $20. The Mariandale Center, 299 N Highland Ave, Ossining. Info: 914.941.4455. Mariandale.org.

FRIDAY, APRIL 6

A Mediumship Message Gallery – 7-9pm. With Adam Bernstein $40. Synchronicity, 1511 Rte 22, Brewster. RSVP: 845.363.1765. Info: SynchronicityNY.com.

Adult Guided Channeling/Meditation Group – 7:15-8:15pm. With Merrill Black. Unique theme, meditation, group discussion. $20. The Temperance Center, 453 White Plains Rd, Ste 203, Eastchester. 914.793.2600. TheTemperanceCenter.com.

SATURDAY, APRIL 7

Community Reiki Hour – 9-10am. Positive life force energy is channeled into each recipient to help balance the chakras and aid in healing on a physical, mental and emotional level. Katonah. RSVP: 914.479.2594. HipHeather.com.

Art of True North Alignment – Apr 7-8. 9am-6pm/Sat; 9am-5pm/Sun. Using Baptiste Methodology one will demystify anatomy and learn the common language of anatomy and alignment for more information and cause a breakthrough in one’s practice. Registration: BaptisteYoga.com.

Reiki 1 and Reiki 2 – 1pm. 4/7-4/8. Learn this ancient Japanese art of hands on healing and become certified in Reiki 1 and Reiki 2. Bring peace and healing to self and others. $200. 1132 Main St. Peekskill. Contact Shima: 917.279.9577.

Higher Self Connecting Circle – Apr 7, 21, May 5 and 19. 2-3:30pm. With Mary Ellen O’Brien, powerful two-month program to shift vibration and align with higher self. Four group meetings and four individual coaching/healing sessions. PranaMoon Yoga, Peekskill. AwakenYourTrueEssence.com.

The Buddy System Movie Screening – 4:15-6pm. Intimate stories of three families touched by autism, who experience meaningful change when a specially trained assistance dog comes into each of their lives. Q&A after screening. Merritt Bookstore, 57 Front St. Millbrook. Info: MerrittBooks.com.

SUNDAY, APRIL 8

A Double Workshop – 10am-5pm. The Developmental Sequence in Joe’s Work with Sean Gallagher and Joe’s Springs and Cuing on the Cadillac with Elaine Ewing. $250. Presented by: Rhinebeck Pilates. 845.876.5686. RhinebeckPilates.com. Double workshop held at The New York Pilates Studio, NYC. Register/Paypal payment: spgpt@pilates-studio-ny.com.

Guided Meditation – 11am. 45-min group session. $10. 18 person limit. The Source NY, 143 Boardman Rd, Bldg 3, Poughkeepsie. Must RSVP: 845.214.0452. TheSource-NY.com.

Free Aura Soma Colour Therapy Discussion – 12:30pm. 60-min group session. There will be a drawing for one free colour reading. The Source NY, 143 Boardman Rd, Bldg 3, Poughkeepsie. 845.214.0452. TheSource-NY.com.

Energy Healing and Spirit Guides – 1-3pm. Instructor Penny Lavin from One Light Healing Touch School. Connect to spirit guides for healing. Increase health and awareness. $20. Sacred Space, 436 Main St, Beacon. Register, Donna: 845.742.8494. SeekSacredSpace.com

Inversion Workshop – 1-3:30pm. Learn to safely fall out of an inversion with confidence. Discover strength building tools. Practice multiple variations and more. All levels encouraged to face their fear of going upside down. $30. BeBhakti Yoga Center, Beacon. BeBhaktiYoga.com.

Monthly Reiki Circle – 2-3:30pm. With Deborah Amjadi. Reiki is a recognized natural healing system that supports the body’s innate healing ability. This circle will bring together like-minded souls to share in the collective consciousness using reiki energy. Mt Kisco. 914.864.0462. Center4Healing.net.

MONDAY, APRIL 9

Mindful is the New Skinny Bootcamp for Women – Apr 9-May 16. 1-2:30pm. Mondays. Six-weeks to a lighter person inside and out. $375. The Center for Health and Healing, 4 Smith Ave, 2nd Flr, Mt Kisco. Info: 917.974.9446. Sign up JodiBaretz.com.

Qi Gong for Women Workshop – Apr 9 and 11. 6-7:30pm. $39. 300 Vineyard Ave, Vineyard Commons, New Paltz. Sun Ulster: 845.339.2025. Register online: Apps.SunyUlster.edu/courses/NCC,2085.

Build a Natural Health Business – 6:30-7:30pm. With Michael Rosenbaum. Rewarding way to earn substantial income and build community by helping others. PT/FT. Free presentation. Pinewood Business Center, 247 Rte 100, 2nd Flr, Somers. RSVP, show up or call for another date: 914.589.3601.

Kundalini Yoga & Gong Meditation – 7-8:30pm. With Pritam Bani Kaur. Use movement, sound current, breath and meditation to relax and heal mind and body. All levels. First class free. $20 drop-in. Devotion Yoga. 2055 Albany Post Rd, Croton on Hudson. 914.930.7707. DailyDevotionYoga.com.

TUESDAY, APRIL 10

WLT Volunteer Orientation – 10am-2pm. Learn about volunteer opportunities and help prepare the gardens for growing produce for area food pantries at Sugar Hill Farm. Info: Kat 914.234.6992 x 15. WestchesterLandTrust.org.

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

Qigong: Aligning Mind, Body and Spirit with Universal Energy – 7-8pm. Qigong, a moving meditation is a practice that has been used for thousands of years to promote vitality and longevity. $15. The Mariandale Center, 299 N Highland Ave, Ossining. Info: 914.941.4455. Mariandale.org.

Free Lecture: What is Ayurvedic Medicine and How Does It Compare with Western (Allopathic) Medicine? – 7-9pm. With Dr. Somesh Kaushik, an Ayurvedic and Naturopathic physician. South Salem Library, 15 Main St. 914.875.9044. LewisboroLibrary.org.

Free Tai Chi for Breast Cancer Survivors – 7:15-8:15pm. For those newly diagnosed, currently in treatment or post-treatment. Regular exercise is important for continued health. Free. YWCA White Plains & Central Westchester, 515 North St. White Plains. Info: Ashley Hardesty: 914.949.6227 x 20. ywcawpcw.org

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 11

Natural Way to Quit Alcohol, Sugar, Smoking – 7-8pm. Learn simple, effective method for quitting smoking, alcohol, sugar and more. 80 percent success. Simpler than most dare to believe. Free lecture. Briarcliff location. 914.473.2015. QuitWithQuinn.com.

Happy Marriage Talks with Tracy Fox – 7:30-9pm. Fun, interactive, presentation on Happy Marriage – a 10 Step Solution to Happily Ever After. $20 for individuals. $30 for couples. Wainwright, 260 Stuyvesant Ave, Rye. Info: 914.967.6080. wainwright.org.

THURSDAY, APRIL 12

Beauty School – 6-8pm. Learn an all-natural skin care routine for morning and evening and a Savvy Mineral make-up demonstration with Young Living products. $10 fee for materials. Reviva Skin and Body Solutions, 929 Main St, Fishkill. RSVP required: 844.363.7894. RevivaBody.com.

How to Pay for College Without Going Broke – 6:30pm. Presented by College Planning 101, designed for parents of high school students. Somers Library. Info/register: 914.232.5717. SomersLibrary.org.

Raising Boys: Parent Support and Strategy Group – 7:30pm or 4/13 at 9:30am. April’s Topic: Boys and Technology. donation suggested. Wainwright, 260 Stuyvesant Ave, Rye. Info: 914.967.6080. wainwright.org.

Holistic Moms Meeting: “What Is Hypnosis? – 7:30pm. With Wendy Tedesco. Learn how it can help with anxiety, phobias and weight loss. Learn tools to overcome personal and social challenges. Rye Free Reading Room, 1061 Boston Post Rd. HolisticMoms.org.

FRIDAY, APRIL 13

Ayurvedic Self-Care Workshop – 7-8:30pm. With Ami Jayaprada-Hirschstein. Spring is a perfect time to get rid of toxins. $25 advance. Hudson Valley Healing Center, 51 Springside Ave, Poughkeepsie. 845.605.2210.

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

SATURDAY, APRIL 14

New Moon Yin Yoga: Manifest & Restore – 9-10:15am. The new moon is a time to set seeds of intention. Tune into one’s heart’s desires with contemplative yin yoga. Katonah. RSVP: 914.479.2594. HipHeather.com.

Protecting the Righteous Qi – Holistic Prevention and Support of Chronic Illness – 9am-1pm. $49 LES458. Register with school. Dutchess Community College – South Campus – Wappingers Falls. 845.431.8910. SunyDutchess.edu/cfweb.

Bethel Springvale Inn Wellness Fair – 10am-1pm. Features specialists in self-care and stress-relieving therapies, as well as other professionals offering expert advice. Free. Bethel Springvale Inn is located at 62 Springvale Rd., Croton-on-Hudson. Info: 914.739.4404 x 2204.

Vernal Pool Exploration at Teatown – 11am-12noon. What’s in the pond at Cliffdale Farm? Discover which animals are using the water, and why. For the family. Teatown Rd, Ossining. Info: 914.762.2912. teatown.org

Soul Alignment Workshop – Noon-2pm. With David Clark. Experience guided meditation, chanting, divine consciousness and spiritual healing. Align soul with the divine. All welcome. $30. Devotion Yoga, 2055 Albany Post Rd, Croton on Hudson. Preregister: 914.930.7707. DailyDevotionYoga.com.

Relax and Rejuvenate – 1:15-4:15pm. With Vandita Kate Marchesiello. Untangle body and mind with gentle but profound yoga practices. $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.

Natural Approaches for a Healthy Thyroid – 2-4pm. With Dr Kurt Beil. Hear the causes of thyroid dysfunction and explore conventional, alternative and integrative medical approaches to restore balance, including dietary and lifestyle choices and more. $40. Mt Kisco. 914.864.0462. Center4Healing.net.

Free Lecture: Diabetes – 3-5pm. Light refreshments will be served. Held by Dr. Kaushik’s Ayurvedic and Naturopathic Clinic at Yellow Monkey Village, 792 Rte 35, Cross River. Clinic M, T, W: 914.875.9088. DrKaushik.com.

Sound Healing with Tibetan Bowls – 5:30-7pm. With Michelle Clifton. Experience deep relaxation in this magical session of Tibetan singing bowls, crystal bowls and chimes. $35 advance. $40 door. Mt Kisco. 914.447.0822. Center4Healing.net.

SUNDAY, APRIL 15

Photography and Meditation – 10am-12pm. Cultivate mindful awareness, stimulate senses and open channels to seeing anew. Special equipment not required. All levels. $30. The Mariandale Center, 299 N Highland Ave, Ossining. Info: 914.941.4455. Mariandale.org.

Interfaith Celebration of Gratitude – 10:30am-12pm. All welcome. Refreshments follow. (Next to the Schoolhouse Theater). Parking is available across the street. The Chapel at Croton Falls, 609, Rt. 22, Croton Falls. Info: ChapelatCrotonFalls.org.

Guided Meditation – 11am. 45-min group session. $10. 18 person limit. The Source NY, 143 Boardman Rd, Bldg 3, Poughkeepsie. Must RSVP: 845.214.0452. TheSource-NY.com.

Natural Beauty Workshop – 11am-12:30pm. With Emoke. Learn how to make herb infused oil and herbal lotion bar. Take home handmade lotion bar. Limited space. $55. The Temperance Center, 453 White Plains Rd, Ste 203, Eastchester. Must preregister/prepay: 914.793.2600. TheTemperanceCenter.com.

Free Aura Soma Colour Therapy Discussion – 12:30pm. 60-min group session. There will be a drawing for one free colour reading. The Source NY, 143 Boardman Rd, Bldg 3, Poughkeepsie. 845.214.0452. TheSource-NY.com.

Energy Healing and Stress Reduction – 2-3:30pm. Instructor Penny Lavin from One Light Healing Touch School. Learn self-healing practices, release stress and develop innate healing abilities. Free. Desmond Fish Library, 472 Rte 403, Garrison. Register: 845.424.3020. Info: OLHT1.com.

MONDAY, APRIL 16

Non-Toxic Cleaning Products Demo Celebrating Earth Day – 5-6:30pm. Make hundreds of bottles of Windex and Fantastic alternatives for $12 and protect family’s health. Natural products for dishwashing, laundry and more. Free gifts. Somers Sports Arena, 247 Rte 100. Cindy Rosenbaum: 914.806.6559.

New Moon Manifestation – 7-8pm. Together manifest hearts’ desires using The Law of Attraction and the creative energies of the new moon. $10. DG Sanctuary. 2 Lagrange Ave, Poughkeepsie. 845.473.2206. DreamingGoddess.com.

Adult Guided Channeling/Meditation Group – 8-9pm. With Merrill Black. Unique theme, meditation, group discussion. $20. The Temperance Center, 453 White Plains Rd, Ste 203, Eastchester. 914.793.2600. TheTemperanceCenter.com.

TUESDAY, APRIL 17

Bionutrient Food Association Meeting – 5:30-7:30pm – Monthly potluck meetings for gardeners, farmers, nutritionists and foodies at all levels of experience. Themed presentations, networking and demos. Free. Westchester Land Trust in Bedford Hills. Info: Bionutrient.org.

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 18

Quit Alcohol Simply and Permanently – 7-8pm. Learn about Quit with Quinn—helping people around the world overcome alcohol and other addictions. Easier than people ever thought possible.80 percent success. Free lecture. Briarcliff location. 914.473.2015. QuitWithQuinn.com.

Eyes and the Brain – 7-9pm. Vision is more than 20/20 eyesight. Learn to reduce visual stress and make efficient use of vision. Free. Dr. Samantha Slotnick, 495 Central Park Ave, Ste 301, Scarsdale. RSVP, Jane: 914.874.1177. DrSlotnick.com.

FRIDAY, APRIL 20

Introduction to Kundalini Yoga and Meditation – 10-11:30am. With Pritam Bani Kaur. Beginner class using movement, breath and meditation taught at slower pace and more. First class free. $20 drop-in. Devotion Yoga, 2055 Albany Post Rd, Croton on Hudson. 914.930.7707. DailyDevotionYoga.com.

SATURDAY, APRIL 21

Earth Day Community Yoga – 9-10am. Focus on the root chakra, its energy is based on the earth element. All levels. $20 suggested donation to support local environmental organizations. Space limited. Katonah. RSVP: 914.479.2594. HipHeather.com.

Intro to Yoga & Meditation for Total Beginner Workshop – 11:15am-1:15pm. With Ann. For those new to yoga.Yoga styles, asana, breath-work, props, chairs, guided meditation, savasana. Limited space. $45. The Temperance Center, 453 White Plains Rd, Ste 203, Eastchester. Must preregister/prepay: 914.793.2600. TheTemperanceCenter.com.

Writing Workshop with Author Steven Lewis – 1-3:30pm. Lewis teaches about the journey of novel writing and overcoming some common obstacles. All welcome. $30 includes Steven’s book. Merritt Bookstore, 57 Front St, Millbrook. Register: 845.677.5857.

Ayurvedic Workshop – 1-4pm. Class goes deeper than just one’s Doshic blueprint. Learn about the emotional body and how 21 poses soothe, energize and balance emotional state. No Ayurveda knowledge necessary. Wear movable clothing. $40. beBhakti Yoga Center, Beacon. BeBhaktiYoga.com.

Earth Day Community Yoga – 2pm. With Lynne Geaney. 50 minute class to honor the land. No yoga experience necessary. Bring a yoga mat. Suggested donation $15. Sugar Hill Farm. Info: Kat 914.234.6992 x 15. WestchesterLandTrust.org.

SUNDAY, APRIL 22

Awaken Wellness Fair – 10am-5pm. Speakers, healers, vendors and readers. 100+ exhibitors and 1000 guests. Exhibitor spots available. Double Tree Hotel, Tarrytown. Info: AwakenFair.com.

Mini Meditation Retreat – 10am-1pm. With Jodi Baretz. Meditation, mindfulness concepts and discussion around Jodi’s new book: Mindful is New Skinny. $85. The Center for Health and Healing, 4 Smith Ave, 2nd Flr, Mt Kisco. Info: 917.974.9446. Sign up JodiBaretz.com.

Animal Rescue Spring Penny Social and Sunday Brunch – 11am-3pm. Food, drinks, vendors, a teacup raffle, a 50/50, a candy bar and auctions. All proceeds go to Looking Glass Animal Rescue. Somers Community Center, 34 Hillandale Rd, Yorktown Heights. Info: LGARinc.org

Guided Meditation – 11am. 45-min group session. $10. 18 person limit. The Source NY, 143 Boardman Rd, Bldg 3, Poughkeepsie. Must RSVP: 845.214.0452. TheSource-NY.com.

Earth Day Meditation – 11am-Noon. Send love, light and healing energy to the earth and its inhabitants with a guided meditation. Reviva Skin and Body Solutions, 929 Main St, Fishkill. RSVP required: 844.363.7894. RevivaBody.com.

Self-Healing with Energy Medicine – 2-4pm Instructor Penny Lavin, from One Light Healing Touch School. Learn how life-force energy flows, strengthen the immune system, release programming and stress. $20. 184 Todd Hill Rd, Lagrangeville. 845.878.5165. OLHT1.com.

MONDAY, APRIL 23

Sacred Contracts – 6:30-8:30pm. Learn the types of individual contracts that make up overall sacred contracts, how to identify them and how to work with them. BYO journal and pen. $40. DG Sanctuary. 2 Lagrange Ave, Poughkeepsie. 845.473.2206. DreamingGoddess.com.

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 25

Curing Addiction from the Core: Quit with Quinn Info-Lecture – 7-8pm. Discover the unseen energy of addiction and how this simple, natural method can help participants quit alcohol, smoking and sugar behaviors for good. 80 percent success. Free Lecture. Briarcliff location. 914.473.2015. QuitWithQuinn.com.

Adult Guided Channeling/Meditation Group – 8-9pm. With Merrill Black. Unique theme, meditation, group discussion. $20. The Temperance Center, 453 White Plains Rd, Ste 203, Eastchester. 914.793.2600. TheTemperanceCenter.com.

THURSDAY, APRIL 26

Researching Colleges: A Guided Tour – 7pm. Presentation by Jeffrey Hirsch of College Starter—Admissions & Application Academy. Learn about resources that help with for prioritizing and researching colleges. Somers Library. Info/register: 914.232.5717. SomersLibrary.org.

Kundalini Yoga & Gong Meditation – 7-8:30pm. With Pritam Bani Kaur. Use movement, sound current, breath and meditation to relax and heal mind and body. All levels. First class free. $20 drop-in. Devotion Yoga. 2055 Albany Post Rd, Croton on Hudson. 914.930.7707. DailyDevotionYoga.com.

SATURDAY, APRIL 28

Community Reiki Hour – 9-10am. Positive life force energy is channeled into each recipient to help balance the chakras and aid in healing on a physical, mental and emotional level. Katonah. RSVP: 914.479.2594. HipHeather.com.

Earth and Sky Yoga Retreat – Apr 28 and 29. 10am-5pm/Sat; 10am-1pm/Sun. With Stacey Gibbons. Discover the weaving of yoga and shamanism, the ancient ways of indigenous people. All levels of experience. $229. Mt Kisco. 914.864.0462. Center4Healing.net.

Reiki 1 & 2 – 11am-4pm.With Reiki Master Marcus Feighery. $275. Synchronicity, 1511 Rte 22, Brewster. RSVP: 845.363.1765. SynchronicityNY.com.

Sacred Stone Grid Workshop – 11am-5pm. Make a Mandala and use it to create powerful grids. Discuss sacred geometry, how to combine energies, different ways to activate grids and more. $75 includes supplies. DG Sanctuary. 2 Lagrange Ave, Poughkeepsie. 845.473.2206. DreamingGoddess.com.

Free Lecture: What is Ayurveda and What Can It Do for You? – 1-3pm. With Dr. Somesh Kaushik, an Ayurvedic and Naturopathic physician. Katonah Pharmacy, 202 Katonah Ave, Katonah. 914.232.1109. KatonahPharmacy.com.

Create Vital Health with Seasonal Transition: An Exploration of The Chinese Five-Element System – 1-4pm. Workshop depicts how well people adapt to changes and the impact on internal nature. $30. Sacred Space Healing Arts Studio. 436 Main St, Beacon. Register: 845.416.4598. EmpoweredByNature.net.

Shamanic Reiki Hearth Circle – 5:30-7pm. With Melanie Ryan. Connect to heart and earth. Hands on healing practices, sharing, meditations and shamanic journeys. $20 suggested cash at door. Proceeds benefit a non-profit for indigenous shamans. Mt Kisco. 914.864.0462. Center4Healing.net.

SUNDAY, APRIL 29

A Day of Healing – 10am-5pm. Instructors Penny and Ron Lavin MA, from One Light Healing Touch School, teach Scanning, Radiant and Color Healing and Practices for healing oneself and others. $150. Lagrangeville. Register: 845.878.5165. OLHT1.com.

Natural Way to Quit Sugar, Overeating, Smoking – Noon-1pm. Learn simple, effective method for quitting smoking, alcohol, sugar and more. 80 percent success. Simpler than most dare to believe. Free lecture. NYC location, E 37th btwn Park & Lex. 914.473.2015 QuitWithQuinn.com.

Quit Alcohol Simply and Permanently – 1-2pm. Learn about Quit with Quinn—helping people around the world overcome alcohol, smoking and other addictions. Easier than people ever thought possible.80 percent success. Free lecture. NYC location, E 37th btwn Park & Lex. 914.473.2015; QuitWithQuinn.com.

Intuition and Body Wisdom – 2-5pm. With Angela Pizzarello. Body centered intuition to call on anytime, anywhere as an internal GPS. For women only. Practice ways to tune in deeply to body’s innate wisdom to navigate through life. $85. Mt Kisco. 914.864.0462. Center4Healing.net.

Refuge Recovery Group Meeting – 7-8:15pm. Peer led Buddhist inspired path to healing and recovery for all types of addictions, pains and suffering. All welcome. Small donation suggested. Meeting follows 5pm Kundalini Yoga & Gong Meditation class. Devotion Yoga of Westchester, 2055 Albany Post Rd, Croton on Hudson. DailyDevotionYoga.com; 914.930.7707.

Women’s Full Moon Gathering – 7-8:30pm. Non-denominational monthly gathering for women, coming together to draw on the powerful energies of the full moon. $10 donation. DG Sanctuary. 2 Lagrange Ave, Poughkeepsie. 845.473.2206. DreamingGoddess.com.

WEDNESDAY, MAY 2

Free Yoga for Breast Cancer Survivors – May 2, 9, 17, 24, 31. 6:30 – 7:30 pm.  YWCA White Plains & Central Westchester, 515 North Street, White Plains. To register: 914.949.6227 ext. 208.

THURSDAY, MAY 3

Crystal and Mineral Trunk Show – 11am. Franklin Shire, renowned yoga instructor will be offering crystals and minerals from personal collection : quartz, amethyst, malachite, fluorite, pyrite. Bewies Holistic Market, 430 Bedford Rd, Armonk. 914.273.9437.

SATURDAY, MAY 5

PULSE Mindfulness Manifestation Empowerment Workshop – 9:30am-4:30pm. Learn an easy-to-use tool to become empowered. Participants create their desires and let go of blocks. $75 including lunch. Mariandale Center, Ossining. Info: PulseManifestation.com. Register: Mariandale.org.

Cinco de Mayo – 2-7pm. An outdoor event. All ages. Mexican food, beverages, craft table and live entertainment. Free to public. Mamaroneck Ave between Maple Ave and E Post Rd, White Plains. Info: wpbid.com.

SUNDAY, MAY 6

The “Mental Gut” Health Forum – Two sessions: 10:30am-2pm or 5-8:30pm. Learn how the gut can impact mental health. A Lecture, panel discussion and Q & A. Early-Bird $53; After April 22: $63. The Westport Inn, 1595 Post Rd. East, Westport. Info: Francesca 914.837.6830. Register: mentalguthealth.com (Events).

 

 

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