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

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UPCOMING EVENTS

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WEDNESDAY, APRIL 1

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

Nia for Fitness – 7-8:15pm. Gentle, expressive body-mind-spirit movement program that blends aspects of the martial arts, dance arts and healing arts—done barefoot or with dance sneakers. Quest Yoga Arts, 11-13 E. Main St, Mt Kisco. 914.241.9642. QuestYogaArts.com.

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

THURSDAY, APRIL 2

WING Women Independent Networking Group Meets – 6:30-8:30pm. Mission is to educate, motivate, and support. Aims to empower women and enable their advancement in business. $10, and cash bar. The Pinnacle at Heritage Hills, Somers Pointe Country Club, 1000 West Dr, Somers. RSVP: wing-ny.com.

Heart Listening – 7-8:30pm. With Diane Ingram. Guided meditation and group discussion in learning to speak and act from the heart. $15. Inner Balance Studio, 1072 Rte 311, Patterson. 845.878.7800. InnerBalancStudio.org.

Parent-Caregiver Support Group – 7-8:30pm. 1st & 3rd Thurs. For those caring for someone on the spectrum; support, education, encouragement and hope. Free. Sensory Stepping Stones, 83 S Bedford Rd, Mt Kisco. RVSP required: 914.244.4101.

Herbal Stress Relief – 7-9pm. Learn simple but effective herbs and techniques to combat everyday stresses. $35. Path to Bliss Yoga, Pleasant Valley. Preregistration required, Karine: 845.592.4609. GreenGirlHerbs@optonline.net. GreenGirlHerbs.com.

FRIDAY, APRIL 3

Guided Healing Meditation Journey to Atlantis & Lemuria with Dolphins, Whales and Crystal Singing Bowls – 6:30-8:30pm.With Melissa Merendino. Synchronicity, 1511 Rte 22 Brewster. RSVP: 845.363.1765. SynchronicityNY.com.

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

SUNDAY, APRIL 5

Ecstatic Chant and Dance with Blissing – 6-8pm. Prana Moon Yoga, The Hat Factory, Division St. Peeskill. $20. Info: BlissingChant.com.

MONDAY, APRIL 6

Massage Therapy Program – Seven-month massage therapy program starts at Finger Lakes School of Massage, 272 N. Bedford Rd, Mt Kisco. Info about program/financial aid opportunities, Admissions: 914.241.7363. flsm.com.

Four Week MELT Series – Apr 6-27. 12:30-1:45pm. With Joy Jacobson. A simple self-treatment method that eliminates chronic pain, improves performance and decreases the accumulated stress. $100 series. $30 per class. Quest Yoga Arts, 11-13 E. Main St, Mt Kisco. Preregistration required: 914.241.9642. QuestYogaArts.com.

Osteoporosis Awareness Group – 7-9pm. Speaker: Michael E. Doyle, MD. Topic: Alternative Approaches in the Treatment of Osteoporosis. Free. Burke Rehabilitation Hospital Bldg. #4 (Billings)785 Mamaroneck Ave, White Plains. Info: Susan 914.260.9339.

TUESDAY, APRIL 7

Hands-on Healing: Techniques to Help Your Pets to Heal – 11am-12:30pm. Participants will need to bring small stuffed animal to represent their pet. $35. Mahopac. Details: 845.228.8132.

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 8

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

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

Thursday, April 9

Natural Awakenings’ Book Publishing Party – 7-10pm. Fun night of meeting and mingling with interesting people. With local authors: Dr. Michael Finkelstein, Cathleen O’Connor and Elizabeth Harper. $20. Refreshments & cash bar. At Recologie, 49 Lawton St. New Rochelle. Tickets/Info: WakeUpNaturally.com. 914.617.8750.

FRIDAY, APRIL 10

The Healer’s Lounge – 10-11:30am. Free networking event for holistic practitioners. Held at Quest Yoga Arts 11 East Main St, Mt Kisco. 914.260.1696 TheCenterForHealthAndHealing.net.

Introduction to Crystal Healing – 7pm. Explore the energy and healing power of crystals, healing lore, chakra relations and crystal use in energy work and meditation. $35 includes crystal starter kit. Hands of Serenity Healing, 1129 Main St, Fishkill. Register: 845.896.1915. HandsOfSerenityHealing.com.

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

SATURDAY, APRIL 11

Second Saturday Divorce Workshop – 9-11:30am. Address the legal, financial and personal issues of divorce. With the guidance of trained professionals, participants will gain a greater understanding of the divorce process. 100 S Bedford Rd, Ste 340, Mt Kisco. Register/info: SecondSaturdayWestchester.com.

Mastering The Art of Self-Hypnosis Two-Day Workshop – Apr 11 & 12. 10am-1pm. Learn the secrets to self-hypnosis for personal success. $68 members. $74 nonmembers Contact Info: Wainwright House. 914.967.6080.

Don’t Stir, You’ll Awaken The Dragon– 11-2pm. With Nadine Gordon-Taylor. Journey into the world of animal totem wisdom. Find, listen to and interpret their messages. $55-$60 per workshop. 914.967.6080. Wainwright.org.

Free BodyTalk Public Talk and Demonstration – 1pm. Intro to the Wholehealthcare system. Learn a technique to reduce stress and balance the brain and a chance for mini session. Intuitive Living, Larchmont. Register: 917.685.1528. IntuitiveLivingNY.com.

Introduction to MELT Technique – 1-2:30pm. Stretch and hydrate connective tissue for pain relief and better health. $30. The Rivertown Center for Yoga & Health, 343 Broadway, Dobbs Ferry. Register: Beth Bierko: 914.384.9983. RivertownYoga.com.

Workshop: Alexander Technique for Movement Teachers – 1-3:30pm. Taught by Joan Arnold. Open to teachers of Pilates, yoga and fitness. Discover how the principles and hands-on cuing of the method can benefit and influence our teaching. $40. Rhinebeck Pilates. Register: 845.876.5686. RhinebeckPilates.com.

SUNDAY, APRIL 12

Staying Healthy & Restoring Balance with The 5 Element Theory – 9:30am-4pm. Identify the dominant element specific to each participants mind/body type. Explore diet, nutrition, meridian energy channels and major pressure points. $118/$128. 914.967.6080. Wainwright.org.

Soul Vision: A Life (Career) with Purpose – 1-5pm. With Linda Richichi. Join national award winning intuitive artist. Uncover inner wisdom and symbolic language through art. Receive free Soul portrait sketch. $60/$66. 914.967.6080. Wainwright.org.

Ecstatic Chant and Dance with Blissing – 6-8pm. Yoga Sound Studios. $20. Potluck dinner after. 27 Travis Corners Rd. Garrison. Info: BlissingChant.com.

Devour at Recologie – 6-9pm. An incubator for culture supporting themed collaboration between artists, musicians, performers and food service professionals. Meet, share stories, enjoy a performance and dinner in the spirit of living life fully. $40. Gather at Recologie, 49 Lawton St, New Rochelle. 914.278.9350. Recologie.com.

MONDAY, APRIL 13

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

TUESDAY, APRIL 14

Farm Volunteering – Apr 14 & 28. Help resident farmer, Doug DeCandia, grow food at Sugar Hill Farm for the Food Bank for Westchester. Sugar Hill Farm, 403 Harris Rd, Bedford Hills. Info, Kate: 914.234.6992 x15.WestchesterLandTrust.org.

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

The Putnam County Chapter of Over 40 Females – 6-8:30pm. Speaker Lorna Kelly: “From Riches to Rags and Back Again.” Register: Leslie Barrick Putnam County NY Chapter Director: 914.260.3171; over40females.com.

Astrology 101 – 7:15-8:45pm. Three week program teaches the foundation of astrology, planets, signs and how to put it together. Taught by Pamela Cucinell, NCGR certified astrologer. $25 for one class/$83 for series. Wainwright House, Rye. Register: 914.967.6080.

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 15

Meditation Workshop: “Making Friends with Yourself” – 7-9pm. David Nichtern, International Shambhala Senior Buddhist teacher is coming to Mt Kisco. Includes meditation instruction and practice, teachings from the Buddhist path and a tea and snack reception to follow. $50. The Center for Health and Healing. 914.260.1696. TheCenterForHealthAndHealing.net.

Message Circle with Carla – 7:45-9:30pm. A night of healing messages from the other side with Medium Carla Blaha. $40/person. Soulauras, 520 North State Rd, Briarcliff. 914.941.2400; soulauras.com.

THURSDAY, APRIL 16

Teen/Tween Yoga – 5-6pm. Jessica Fucale will lead yoga for grades 6-12. Free. Irvington Public Library. 914.591.7840. Register: IrvingtonLibrary.org.

Pre-book launch for local authors Michael Collins and Mary Lou Buschi – 6:30pm. Michael Patrick Collins confronts the conflicts of the modern world with a mystic’s intensity. Mary Lou has been nominated for Best New Poets 2014. Recologie, 49 Lawton St. New Rochelle. 914.278.9350. Recologie.com.

Parent-Caregiver Support Group – 7-8:30pm. 1st & 3rd Thurs. For those caring for someone on the spectrum; support, education, encouragement and hope. Free. Sensory Stepping Stones, 83 S Bedford Rd, Mt Kisco. RVSP required: 914.244.4101.

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

Herbs for Women – 7-9pm. Learn to nourish and balance with herbal remedies. $35. Path to Bliss Yoga, Pleasant Valley. Preregistration required, Karine: 845.592.4609. GreenGirlHerbs.com.

FRIDAY, APRIL 17

Introduction to Energetic Psychology – 6-8pm. Integrating the fields of energetic psychology and equine-facilitated learning, James Cassese presents a lecture and demonstration about this exciting new work with horses and how it could change life as a rider, as a leader, as a whole person. $45. CB Walker Stables, Brewster. 212.477.4475. EquineEnergetix.com.

Reiki Circle – 7-8:30pm.With Jackie Muller, LCSW, Reiki Teacher. $15. Inner Balance Studio, 1072 Rte 311, Patterson. 845.878.7800. InnerBalancStudio.org.

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

Course in Miracles – 7:45-9pm. 3rd Fri. With Lyna Jones, author of Ashes to The Moon. Donation. Traprock Ste Ltd, Scarsdale. RSVP monthly: 914.725.5656.

SATURDAY, APRIL 18

Ossining’s 5th Annual Earth Day Festival – A Riverfront Day of free family events honoring earth and celebrating solar energy. Artisan vendors, local food and live music on the Hudson River.  Louis B. Engel Waterfront Park. Info: GreenOssining.org.

Intro to The Healing Qualities of Crystals – 9am-5pm. Experiential workshop into the magical world of crystals. Learn how to choose, work with and experience what they can do. $135/$148. 914.967.6080. Wainwright.org.

5th Annual Sustain White Plains Earth Day Celebration – 10am: free film screening of DisneyNature’s Monkey Kingdom; noon: street wide event on Court Street between Main Street and Martine Avenue starts; live folk music, storyteller Laura Scott Schaefer and more. Info: wpbid.com.

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

4th Annual Sacred Being Health and Wellness Fair – 10am-4pm. Free workshops on dealing with emotional trauma, depression, anxiety, stress and other symptoms of PTSD. Free Reiki, mini massages, seed swap and more. Free admission. Open to public. Locust Grove Estate, Poughkeepsie. Info: 845.849.2205; green-brain.org.

Nature’s Pantry Earth Day Event – 11-2pm. Product demos, raffles and more at Nature’s Pantry, an alternative grocery store. 545 Route 52, Fishkill. Info: NaturesPantryHV.com; 845.765.2023.

Yoga, Nutrition, Reiki & Meditation – 11am-4pm. A one day wellness retreat to learn how to cleanse the body, clear the  mind and practice healthy habits. $130. Pre-registration required: Riverstone Yoga. 2 Hudson View Way, Tarrytown. 914.332.9642. riverstoneyoga.com.

Yoga for Labor & Delivery: Essentials for a More Easeful Birth – 2-5pm. With Kelly Swails. Couples workshop provides instruction and experience on techniques to achieve calmness, reduce discomfort and facilitate the process of labor. $100 couple. Quest Yoga Arts 11-13 E Main St, Mt Kisco. 914.241.9642. QuestYogaArts.com.

Kirtan with BlisSing – 7-9pm. Evening of loving-kindness, music, dancing and devotion. $25 suggested donation. The Rivertown Center for Yoga & Health, 343 Broadway, Dobbs Ferry. Register Info: Beth Bierko: 914.384.9983. RivertownYoga.com.

Gather at Recologie! Celebrate! – 7:30pm. Music and tasting. Meet Recologie’s new partner: Executive Chef/General Manager Dianne de la Veaux and experience the launch of new menu. $75 tasting and entertainment. 49 Lawton St. New Rochelle. 914.278.9350. Recologie.com.

SUNDAY, APRIL 19

Shamanic Spring Shindig! – 10am-5pm. Peruvian Whistling Vessels, River Ceremony, Shamanic Journeying, Trance Dance. Potluck Lunch. $50. 4 Hull Lane, Sandy Hook, CT. 914.456.7789; eileenohare.com.

Yoga Cures with Dr. Fishman – 11am-2pm. Dr. Fishman will review the underlying anatomy and provide information about how poses work to correct issues and relieve symptoms. $145. Pre-registration required: Riverstone Yoga. 2 Hudson View Way, Tarrytown. 914.332.9642. riverstoneyoga.com.

GNC Earth Day & Arbor Day Celebration – 11am-4pm. Learn how to gather rainwater for gardens, turn food scraps and garden waste into compost, plant a tree, solar cooking demo, make a seed garden. Free. Greenburgh Nature Center, Info: 914. 723.3470; GreenburghNatureCenter.org.

Community Yoga – 12-1:15pm. A practice approachable from any level, admission by donation of personal care products for the Pawling Community Resource Center. Inner Balance Studio, 1072 Rte 311, Patterson. 845.878.7800. InnerBalancStudio.org.

Sacred Sound: The Rattle – 12-5pm. Powerful tools for healing, shifting energy and clearing away mind clutter. Learn to incorporate rattling into everyday life. Participants will create a healing rattle. $55 includes all supplies. Hands of Serenity Healing, 1129 Main St, Fishkill. Register: 845.896.1915. HandsOfSerenityHealing.com.

The Spirit’s Journey: Connecting with Your Higher Self, Spirit Guides and Intuition – 2:30-4:30pm. Limited space. $40. Presented by Putnam Healing Arts and Liberation Yoga. Mahopac. RSVP: 845.228.8132.

Love Yourself – 3-6pm. This workshop will guide participants in exercises to release the past and learn to love themselves. $45. Pre-registration required: Riverstone Yoga. 2 Hudson View Way, Tarrytown. 914.332.9642. riverstoneyoga.com.

Restorative Yoga Workshop – 5-7pm. With Karla Diamond. Relaxing yet powerful practice. Release deeply held tensions, calm nervous system and strengthen immune system. $25 preregistered. $30 day of. Quest Yoga Arts, 11-13 E Main St, Mt Kisco. 914.241.9642. QuestYogaArts.com.

TUESDAY, APRIL 21

Westchester Holistic Network – 8am-10am. Friendly people, compelling speaker. It’s not just for practitioners. Free to members; $10 non-members. Panera Bread Company, One North Broadway, White Plains. Info: WestchesterHolisticNetwork.org.

Free Intro Session of Emotion Code – 11am-12:30pm. Experience the benefit of this non-invasive healing modality. Release stress for self, family and even pets. Mahopac. Details: 845.228.8132.

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

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 22

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

16th annual Wellness Fair at Dutchess Community College – 10am-2pm. visit experts in the areas of health and wellness. Reiki, massage, chiropractic, herbals, give-aways and more. Dutchess Hall. Dutchess Community College 53 Pendell Rd, Poughkeepsie.

Navigating the Educational Maze: An Overview of the Avenues of Support for Your Child – 7-9pm. A presentation to guide and equip parents as an advocate for their child’s educational needs. Free. Sensory Stepping Stones, 83 S Bedford Rd, Mt Kisco. RVSP required: 914.244.4101.

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

THURSDAY, APRIL 23

Holistic Mom’s Meeting: What Is Feng Shui? – 7:30pm. Holistic Moms Network hosts Laura Cerrano of Feng Shui Manhattan, who is a Certified Feng Shui practitioner. Rye Free Reading Room, 1061 Boston Post Rd, Rye. Info: HolisticMoms.org.

FRIDAY, ARPIL 24

Beyond Waste – 6-9pm. Meet local waste-reduction experts, educators, students and individuals activated on sustainability and waste reduction in their community, round-table discussions, watch “Plastic Paradise,” food and more. Rippowam Cisqua, 439 Cantitoe St, Bedford. Info: 914.620.2411.

Banana Leaf: North Indian Pop-Up dinner prepared by guest Chef Rinku Bhattacharya – 7pm. A culinary journey through signature recipes focused on a sustainable approach to Indian Cooking. Recologie 49 Lawton St. New Rochelle. 914.278.9350. Recologie.com.

Drum Circle to Welcome Spring – 7:30pm. With Damon Jackson from A.L.I.R.A.M. Evening of rhythm and joy. $15/pp. $25/family. Inner Balance Studio, 1072 Rte 311, Patterson. 845.878.7800. InnerBalancStudio.org.

Healing and Prayer Service – 7:30pm. Evening of spiritual healing and prayer. If unable to attend, call shop to add a name to the prayer list. Free. Hands of Serenity Healing, 1129 Main St, Fishkill. Register: 845.896.1915. HandsOfSerenityHealing.com.

SATURDAY, APRIL 25

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

The Yoga of Stress Reduction – 10am-12pm. With Sarah Lipton and Gem Mitchell. Learn Simple and effective relaxation techniques; relaxing asana, breath work, visualization and meditation. $40. Acker House, Center for Integrative Health, 139 Grand St. Croton on Hudson. Info: 914.707.1399.

Awaken Wellness Fair – 10am-5pm. Speakers, healers, vendors and readers, over 100 exhibitors. Exhibitor spots available. Sheraton Stamford Hotel, 700 East Main St, Stamford, CT. Info: AwakenFair.com, click on “Stamford 4-25.”

Earth Day Celebration at Delicious Gardens – 11am-3pm. Hydroponic Garden demos, tree seedlings from the GreenWorld Project, give-a-ways, music; free admission to “hydroponic garden basics” and “how to propagate using cuttings” demos. 180 Route 117, Bypass Rd, Bedford Hills. Info: 914.864.1400; DeliciousGardensNY.com.

The Sacred Heart of Herbalism – 1-6pm. Eight month comprehensive herbal intensive. Learn how to heal with herbs. $875. Early bird registration $800 if paid by Apr 1. Wappinger Falls. 845.592.4609. GreenGirlHerbs@optonline.net. GreenGirlHerbs.com.

Spring Renewal – 2-4pm. With Monique Michaels. Cleansing pranayama, rejuvenating restoratives and meditation. Optional Green juice available. $45 with juice in advance. Quest Yoga Arts 11-13 E Main St, Mt Kisco. 914.241.9642. QuestYogaArts.com.

SUNDAY, APRIL 26

Learn About Foraging with Naturalist “Wildman” Steve Brill – 11am. Learn, touch, taste. Book signing (lunch break) followed by a two-hour walking tour in Nature Study Woods. Recologie, 49 Lawton St. New Rochelle. 914.835.2153. Info: Recologie.com.

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

MONDAY, APRIL 27

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

TUESDAY, APRIL 28

Learn Powerful Energy Techniques: To Help You Reduce Effects Of Stress – 11am-12:30pm. Participants will experience techniques to use right away. $35. Mahopac. Details: 845.228.8132.

Earth Day at Pleasantville Middle School – 5:30-7:30pm . The theme is local food. Open to the public. Exhibitors include: Greenburgh Nature Center, Westmoreland Sanctuary, Pleasantville Community Garden – growing food for local pantries and more. Pleasantville Middle School, 40 Romer Ave, Pleasantville. Info: helen@loring.net.

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

THURSDAY, ARPIL 30

BodyTalk Access Class – 9:30am-5pm. Learn five techniques to reduce stress and much more. $150. Intuitive Living, Larchmont. Register: 917.685.1528. IntuitiveLivingNY.com.

Connecting with Your Guides – Apr 30, May 7 and 14. 6-9pm. Three week series with Michael Rosenbaum, Metaphysician. Learn how to connect and stay connected with spirit guides and masters daily. All three sessions $199 early bird special by Apr 15. $239 thereafter. The Center for Health and Healing, Mt Kisco. Register: 914.260.1696.TheCenterForHealthAndHealing.net.

Book Discussion – 7pm. Last Thurs of each mos. Visit for this month’s choice. Free. Inner Balance Studio, 1072 Rte 311, Patterson. 845.878.7800. InnerBalancStudio.org.

SATURDAY, May 2

US Spiritist Symposium – 10am-7pm. Event will feature national and international speakers, presentations and workshops on a variety of topics, including art through mediumship and spirit communications. Marriott Hotel and Spa, 243 Tresser Blvd., Stamford, CT. Info: SpiritualityNow.net.

 

 

 

 

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

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UPCOMING EVENTS

Please call ahead to confirm event details.

SUNDAY, MARCH 1

Messages from Spirit Group Event – 2:30-4:30pm. Find comfort and closure with medium Joan Carra with messages from spirit. Small Group. $55. Wainwright House, 260 Stuyvesant Ave, Rye. Register/info: 203.531.6387. PsychicJoanCarra.com.

TUESDAY, MARCH 3

Qi Gong Class – Learn how to reduce stress while enhancing one’s life force through guided breath, intention and specific movements. $10. Sacred Space Healing Arts Studio, 436 Main St, Beacon. Register, Lorraine: 845.416.4598. EmpoweredByNature.net.

Healing Pets – 11am-12:30pm. Learn healing techniques to help pets heal. Group members need to bring small stuffed animal to represent pet. $35. Mahopac. Details: 845.228.8132.

MELT Workshop – 7-8:15pm. Join Marisa Duffy to learn this treatment to stretch and hydrate the body’s connective tissue, Alleviating pain, improving alignment and body function. $25. The Rivertown Center for Yoga & Health, 343 Broadway, Dobbs Ferry. Info: Beth Bierko 914.384.9983. Register: RivertownYoga.com.

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 4

Four-week MELT Series – Mar 2-17. 12:30-1:45pm. With Joy Jacobson. MELT method is a simple self-treatment method that eliminates chronic pain and improves performance using small balls and soft foam rollers. $30 preregistration required. Quest Yoga Arts 11-13 E Main St, Mt Kisco. 914.241.9642. Register: QuestYogaArts.com.

Introduction to Mindfulness Meditation – Mar 4 & 18. 7-8:15pm. With Melanie Ryan. Learn appropriate posture and meditation technique to begin or support one’s meditation practice. Tibetan Buddhist Meditation Shambhala Lineage. Registration: $30 per class or two for $50. Mt Kisco. 914.260.1696. TheCenterForHealthAndHealing.net.

Garden Talk: Container Gardening – 7pm. Sponsored by the Garden Club of Yorktown Amy Wilbur from Sweet Dirt Design/Container Gardens. Open to the public, no registration. John C. Hart Memorial Library, 1130 Main Street, Shrub Oak. Info: 914.245.5262; yorktownlibrary.org.

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

THURSDAY, MARCH 5

Gong Meditation – 7-8pm. Relax to the healing and restorative sounds of the Gong. Experience a sense of calm and inner tranquility. Golden Temple Yoga, 223 Katonah Ave, Katonah. 914.232.3473, goldentempleyoga.com.

FRIDAY, MARCH 6

The Healers Lounge – 10-11:30am. A free networking group for holistic practitioners. Quest Yoga Studio, 11 East Main St, 2nd Flr, Mt Kisco. 914.260.1696. TheCenterForHealthAndHealing.net.

Crystal Singing Bowl Meditation – 12-1pm. With Leydin. Experience the deep relaxation, soothing and healing benefits of being immersed in the sound of seven crystal singing bowls and a crystal singing pyramid. $20. Katonah Yoga, 39 Main St, Bedford Hills. 443.465.8063.

Reiki Refresher Class – 7pm. Review for Reiki; hand positions and a guided meditation to reacquaint one with Reiki guides. Be reattuned. $60. Hands of Serenity Healing, 1129 Main St, Fishkill. Register: 845.896.1915. HandsOfSerenityHealing.com.

Core Principles – 7-8:30pm. With Kate Petagine. Introductory workshop to the fundamental principles of Pilates, a prerequisite to group mat Pilates classes. $25. Inner Balance Studio, 1072 Rte 311, Patterson. Preregister: 845.878.7800. InnerBalanceStudio.org.

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

SATURDAY, MARCH 7

Introduction to Foot Reflexology LES429 – 9am-1pm. With Lorraine Hughes. Introduction, history and overview of Reflexology. Receive a foot map, hands-on experience and techniques to use on self and family. $45 class and materials fee. Dutchess Community College South, Wappingers Falls. Register: 845.431.8910. SunyDutchess.edu/cfweb.

Soil & Composting Workshop – 1-3pm. Learn how soil and compost to help one start growing nutritious, fresh vegetables and herbs. $40. Registration required. Hilltop Hanover Farm & Environmental Center, 1271 Hanover St, Yorktown Hts. 914.962.2368. HilltopHanoverFarm.org.

Reiki I Class – Mar 7-8. 1-5pm. Sat & Sun. With Anne Bentzen, Usui/Karuna Master, Jikiden Reiki practitioner. Learn self-healing benefits of Reiki, history, chakras, hand positions and four attunements. $150 includes manual/certificate. Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 236 S Bedford Rd, Mt Kisco. Preregister by Mar 2: 914.588.4079.

SUNDAY, MARCH 8

Expand Your Intuition Workshop 101 – 10:30am-12pm. With Merrill Black, LCSW/Reiki Master. Experiential workshop to tune in and expand abilities. $30. The Temperance Center, 453 White Plains Rd, Ste 203, Eastchester. 914.793.2600. TheTemperanceCenter.com.

Family Reiki – 11am-4pm. Opportunity to share Reiki with one’s child. History of Reiki, lessons on the “power centers” (chakras), a Level l attunement, heart connection exercises, Reiki hand positions and self-healing. Hands of Serenity Healing, 1129 Main St, Fishkill. Register: 845.896.1915. HandsOfSerenityHealing.com.

All I Need to Know About Life I Learned on the Radio – 2pm. An hour of inspiration with Kacey Morabito–Grean of 100.7 WHUD. She creates an inspiring and uplifting hour of entertainment. John C. Hart Memorial Library, 1130 East Main St. Shrub Oak.

Seeds of Intention for Happiness & Freedom – 4-6pm. Intentions, thoughts and words all have power and the source of that power comes from oneself.. All levels. $35 preregistered. $45 door. Quest Yoga Arts 11-13 E Main St, Mt Kisco. 914.241.9642. Register: QuestYogaArts.com.

International Women’s Day Meditation – 6pm. Journey with Kim Votry’s CD “Stages of a Woman’s Life,” a guided meditation under the Egyptian moon. $15. Hands of Serenity Healing, 1129 Main St, Fishkill. Register: 845.896.1915. HandsOfSerenityHealing.com.

MONDAY, MARCH 9

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

TUESDAY, MARCH 10

Learn Energy techniques to help access higher self – 11am –12:30pm. Group members, discussion of Spirit and Guides. $35. Mahopac. Details: 845.228.8132.

Yoga for Skiers – Mar 10-31. 7-8:15pm. Improve performance, boost endurance, decrease chance of injury and reduce day-after soreness. All welcome. No previous yoga experience necessary. $100 four week series. $30 per single class. Quest Yoga Arts 11-13 E Main St, Mt Kisco. 914.241.9642. Register: QuestYogaArts.com.

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

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 11

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

National Nutrition Month Supermarket Tours – 12pm, 2pm, & 4pm. Join Retail Registered Dietitian, Tanya Lopez, MS, RD for a nutrition themed supermarket tour. Free education materials and nutrition information provided. Free. Reservations required. ShopRite of Poughkeepsie, 1895 South Rd. Register, Tanya: 845.467.0846.

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

Acupuncture for lower Back Pain and Sciatica – 7pm. By Wei Song. Licensed Acupuncturist. Information about lower back pain and Sciatica and self-help tips for back pain. John C. Hart Memorial Library, 1130 Main Street, Shrub Oak. Register: 914.245.5262; yorktownlibrary.org

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

FRIDAY, MARCH 13

Readings & Healings – Mar 13-l7. 10am-6pm. Fri-Tues. With Shaman Elka Boren. Synchronicity, 1511 Rte 22, Brewster. Must RSVP: 845.363.1765. synchronicityny.com.

Crystal Singing Bowl Meditation – 12-1pm. With Leydin. Experience the deep relaxation, soothing and healing benefits of being immersed in the sound of seven crystal singing bowls and a crystal singing pyramid. $20. Katonah Yoga, 39 Main St, Bedford Hills. 443.465.8063.

“Whole Foods” Approach to Decreasing Inflammation – 1-3pm. Culinary Nutritionist Mary Opfer will cook and discuss common foods that possess anti-inflammatory properties and which ones are pro-inflammatory. $35. Registration required. Hilltop Hanover Farm & Environmental Center, 1271 Hanover St, Yorktown Hts. 914.962.2368. HilltopHanoverFarm.org.

Mindfulness for Parents – 6-8pm. EquineEnergetix presents how to fold mindfulness in as a coping strategy for everyday living with children. Info: 212.477.4475; EquineEnergetix.com.

Reiki Circle – 7-8:30pm. With Jackie Muller, LCSW, Reiki teacher. $15. Inner Balance Studio, 1072 Rte 311, Patterson. 845.878.7800. InnerBalanceStudio.org.

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

SATURDAY, MARCH 14

Second Saturday Divorce Workshop – 9-11:30am. Address the legal, financial and personal issues of divorce. With the guidance of trained professionals, participants will gain a greater understanding of the confusing divorce process. 100 S Bedford Rd, Ste 340, Mt Kisco. Register/info: SecondSaturdayWestchester.com.

Soul Painting: Art & Yoga Kundalini Yoga and creative expression – 9am-2pm. All levels welcome, no art experience necessary. $63 Golden Temple Yoga, 223 Katonah Ave, Katonah. 914.232.3473, goldentempleyoga.com.

Edible Native Landscapes – 10am-12pm Certified Horticulturist Master Gardener, Kim Eierman discusses which plants are the best choices for one’s landscape and how they improve the backyard ecosystem. $40. Registration required. Hilltop Hanover Farm & Environmental Center, 1271 Hanover St, Yorktown Hts. 914.962.2368. HilltopHanoverFarm.org.

MELT Self-Care– 1-2pm. With Marisa Duffy. Space is limited, reserve space. $25. Rivertown Center for Yoga and Health. 343 Broadway, Dobbs Ferry. Registration required: 914.673.0919. RivertownYoga.com.

SUNDAY, MARCH 15

Awaken Wellness Fair – 10am-5pm. Speakers, healers, vendors and readers. Over 100 exhibitors and 1000 guests. Double Tree by Hilton Hotel, 455 South Broadway (Rte. 9), Tarrytown. AwakenFair.com, click on “Tarrytown 3-15.”

Community Yoga – 12-1:15pm. Practice approachable from any level, admission by donation of personal care products for the Pawling Community Resource Center. Inner Balance Studio, 1072 Rte 311, Patterson. InnerBalanceStudio.org.

Building Our Inner Resources On & Off the Mat – Practices for Spring – 2-5:30pm. Senior Kripalu teacher, Brahmani Liebman leads practices to keep us strong and centered transitioning to a new season. $65 advance, $75 door. The Rivertown Center for Yoga & Health, 343 Broadway, Dobbs Ferry. Info: Beth Bierko 914.384.9983. Register: RivertownYoga.com.

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

MONDAY, MARCH 16

Eat Well Be Happy Six Week Weight Management Class – Mar 16-Apr 20. 4:30-5:30pm. With Tanya Lopez, MS, RD, Retail Registered Dietitian. Weekly nutrition tips. Reservations required. Free each Monday for six-weeks. ShopRite of Poughkeepsie, 1895 South Rd. Register, Tanya: 845.467.0846.

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

TUESDAY, MARCH 17

Westchester Holistic Network – 8-10am. It’s not just for practitioners. All welcome. Friendly people, and speaker. Free to members; $10 non-members. Panera Bread Company, One North Broadway, White Plains. WestchesterHolisticNetwork.org.

Emotion Code – 11am-12:30pm. Experience the benefit of this non-invasive healing modality. Release stress for self and pets. Carmel. Info: 845.228.8132. PutnamHealingarts.com.

Evening Satsang– 7-8:30pm. With Prem Sadasivananda. Meditation, chanting and dharma talk with master teacher and former Director of the Sivananda Center. $20. The Rivertown Center for Yoga & Health, 343 Broadway, Dobbs Ferry. Info: Beth Bierko 914.384.9983. Register: RivertownYoga.com.

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 18

4th Annual Sacred Being Health and Wellness Fair – 10am-4pm. Free workshops on dealing with emotional trauma, depression, anxiety, stress and other symptoms of PTSD. Free Reiki, mini massages, seed swap and more. Free admission. Locust Grove Estate, Poughkeepsie. 845. 849.2205; green-brain.org.

Finger Lakes School of Massage Open House – 6-8pm. Alumni, instructors and current students will be on hand to talk about how to turn the gift of touch into a career in the growing field of therapeutic massage therapy. 272 N. Bedford Rd, Mount Kisco. Info: FLSM.com. 914.241.7363.

Introduction to Mindfulness Meditation –7-8:15pm. With Melanie Ryan. Learn appropriate posture and meditation technique to begin or support one’s meditation practice. Tibetan Buddhist Meditation Shambhala Lineage. Mt Kisco. Registration: $30 per class or two for $50 (Mar 4 & 18). 914.260.1696. TheCenterForHealthAndHealing.net.

THURSDAY, MARCH 19

Winter Open House at An Ever Clean Life – Meet Bridget Soto, organic skin care expert; discounted organic facials. Appointments required, call 914.260.0021. An Ever Clean Life offers colon cleansing, nutritional support and more. 1133 Pleasantville Rd. Briarcliff Manor. Info: 914.409.7760. AnEverCleanLife.com.

Lecture About Inexplicable Spiritual Healings – 7pm. With F. Gringinger, MD. Lecture about medically inexplicable healings that have been documented and verified by independent physicians. Free, donation appreciated. Crowne Plaza Hotel, Ballroom A, 66 Hale Avenue, White Plains. Info: bruno-groening-w.org/english. 212.714.5379.

Holistic Moms Hosts: All About Essential Oils – 7:30pm. Stephanie Webb became interested in essential oils due to desire to treat her children safely and naturally. Trained in their usage in a therapeutic health setting. Rye Free Reading Room, 1061 Boston Post Rd. HolisticMoms.org.

FRIDAY, MARCH 20

Crystal Singing Bowl Meditation – 12-1pm. With Leydin. Experience the deep relaxation, soothing and healing benefits of being immersed in the sound of seven crystal singing bowls and a crystal singing pyramid. $20. Katonah Yoga, 39 Main St, Bedford Hills. 443.465.8063.

Drum Circle to Welcome Spring – 7pm. Join Damon Jackson from A.L.I.R.A.M. for an evening of rhythm and joy. $15/pp. $25 family. Inner Balance Studio, 1072 Rte 311, Patterson. 845.878.7800. InnerBalanceStudio.org.

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

SATURDAY, MARCH 21

Coming Back to Center for Spring – 2-5pm. With Joyce Bellish. Tap into innate creativity to explore, identify and return back to the elements of one’s positive core self. Practice guided imagery meditation, art-making and exploration. $55. Registration limited. Quest Yoga Arts 11-13 E Main St, Mt Kisco. 914.241.9642. QuestYogaArts.com.

All I Need to Know About Life I Learned on the Radio – 2pm. An hour of inspiration with Kacey Morabito–Grean of 100.7 WHUD. She creates an inspiring and uplifting hour of entertainment. Irvington Public Library, 12 S. Astor Street Irvington.

Journey Dance Spring Equinox – 7-8:30pm. Reawaken the senses by moving the body to powerful, fun and funky music. Ends with yoga and a guided relaxation $25 preregistered. $30 door. Quest Yoga Arts 11-13 E Main St, Mt Kisco. 914.241.9642. QuestYogaArts.com.

SUNDAY, MARCH 22

Ubaka Hill – 10am-5:30pm. Music as Medicine, A Full Day Healing Retreat. Join renowned master drum teacher and spiritual healer for a day of learning and healing. Registration: $199. Early bird by Mar 8 $189. Lunch included. Mt Kisco. Group rates: 914.260.1696. TheCenterForHealthAndHealing.net.

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

Angel & Toning Workshop – 11am-1pm.With Katie Ciriello. Synchronicity, 1511 Rte 22, Brewster. Must RSVP: 845.363.1765. synchronicityny.com.

Pysanky: The Art of the Ukrainian Easter Egg – 1-5pm. Decorated using beeswax and dyes that are applied in layers. These symbols of renewal and life are a joy to create. Explore the history of this practice and create a pysanky to take home. $40 prepaid. Hands of Serenity Healing, 1129 Main St, Fishkill. Register: 845.896.1915. HandsOfSerenityHealing.com.

TUESDAY, MARCH 24

Qi Gong Class – Learn how to reduce stress while enhancing one’s life force through guided breath, intention and specific movements. $10. Sacred Space Healing Arts Studio, 436 Main St, Beacon. Register, Lorraine: 845.416.4598. EmpoweredByNature.net.

Reduce Stress – 11am-12:30pm. Learn simple yet powerful techniques to help reduce effects of stress. Group members will experience techniques they can use right away. $35. Mahopac. Details: 845.228.8132.

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

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 25

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

THURSDAY, MARCH 26

Book Discussion– 7pm. Last Thurs of each month. Free. Visit: InnerBalanceStudio.org for this month’s choice. Inner Balance Studio, 1072 Rte 311, Patterson.

FRIDAY, MARCH 27

Women’s Retreat at Wainwright House – 3/27-3/29. With imagery, guided journeys, music and chant, this event will lift spirit, strengthen gifts, and renew collective vision. $295 commuter, $395 non-member. Includes: Two nights stay, healthy, delicious meals. Rye. Info: wainwright.org.

Crystal Singing Bowl Meditation – 12-1pm. With Leydin. Experience the deep relaxation, soothing and healing benefits of being immersed in the sound of seven crystal singing bowls and a crystal singing pyramid. $20. Katonah Yoga, 39 Main St, Bedford Hills. 443.465.8063.

All I Need to Know About Life I Learned on the Radio – 7:30pm. An hour of inspiration with Kacey Morabito–Grean of 100.7 WHUD. She creates an inspiring and uplifting hour of entertainment. Q&A to follow. Croton Free Library, 171 Cleveland Dr, Croton-on-Hudson.

SATURDAY, MARCH 28

Open House at Camp Dunnabeck – 10 am. The camp helps intelligent children ages 8-16 with dyslexia and or/language-based learning differences achieve academic success. Horseback riding, tennis and more. Kildonan School campus in Amenia. Info: 845.373.2012. Kildonan.org.

Introduction to Kundalini Yoga & Meditation – 10am-12noon. Perfect for new students curious about the technology of Kundalini Yoga. $25. Golden Temple Yoga, 223 Katonah Ave, Katonah. 914.232.3473, goldentempleyoga.com.

Qigong Ecstasy & Group Healing – 1-2:30pm. Qigong, The Movement of Life. An experience of Qigong led by Master Robert Peng. Club Fit Jefferson Valley, 600 Bank Rd. Jefferson Valley. $28. Advance registration: $28. Call 914.962.0101.

Reiki Master Class – Mar 28 & 29. 9am-5pm. With Reiki Master Marcus Feighery. $675/pp for both classes. Synchronicity, 1511 Rte 22, Brewster. Must RSVP: 845.363.1765. synchronicityny.com.

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

Happiness Qigong & Group Healing – 3:30-5pm. Qigong, The Movement of Life. An experience of Qigong led by Master Robert Peng. Club Fit Briarcliff, 584 North State Rd, Briarcliff Manor. Advance registration: $28. Call 914.962.0101.

SUNDAY, MARCH 29

Yoga for Golfers – 1:30-3pm. Increase flexibility to lower one’s handicap. Learn secrets the pros use to improve swing. $35 preregistered. $40 day of. Quest Yoga Arts 11-13 E Main St, Mt Kisco. 914.241.9642. QuestYogaArts.com.

Tuesday March 31

Healing Pets – 11am-12:30pm. Learn healing techniques to help pets heal. Group members need to bring small stuffed animal to represent pet. $35. Mahopac. Details: 845.228.8132.

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 1

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

 

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

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SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 1

MELT – 4-5:30pm. With Joy Jacobson. A simple self-treatment method that eliminates chronic pain, improves performance and more using small balls and soft foam rollers, to “rehydrate” the connective tissue. $25 preregistered, $30 day of. Quest Yoga Arts, 11-13 E Main St, Mt Kisco. Register: 914.241.9642. QuestYogaArts.com.

MONDAY, FEBRUARY 2

Osteoporosis Awareness Group – 7-9pm.Using the Alexander technique for osteoporosis with Karla Diamond, certified by the American Society for the Alexander Technique. Free. Burke Rehabilitation Hospital Bldg. Ste 4, 785 Mamaroneck Ave, White Plains. Info: Susan 914.260.9339.

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

TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 3

Emotion Code – 11am-12:30pm. “Experience the amazing benefit of this non-invasive healing modality,” says Mag Treanor. Release stress for self and pets. Carmel. Info: 845.228.8132. PutnamHealingArts.com.

Qi Gong Class – 6:30-7:30pm. Learn how to reduce stress while enhancing one’s life force through guided breath, intention and specific movements. $10. Sacred Space Healing Arts Studio, 436 Main St, Beacon. Register, Lorraine: 845.416.4598. EmpoweredByNature.net.

Yoga for Skiers – Feb 3-24. 7-8:15pm. Tues. With Jessica Outlaw. Enjoy time on the slopes by increasing strength and flexibility for the ski season. Improve performance, boost endurance, decrease chance of injury and reduce day-after soreness. $100 for the series. Quest Yoga Arts, 11-13 E Main St, Mt Kisco. Register: 914.241.9642. QuestYogaArts.com.

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 4

Reiki Circle – 7pm. Supportive and loving group to bring more Reiki into one’s life. Open to all who are Reiki attuned. $10 requested donation but don’t let finances keep anyone away. Hands Of Serenity Healing, 1129 Main St, Fishkill. Register: 845.896.1915. HandsofSerenityHealing.com.

Introduction to Mindfulness Meditation – Feb 4, 11 and 25. 7-8:15pm. With Melanie Ryan. Learn appropriate posture and meditation technique to begin or support one’s meditation practice. $30 per class or $75 for three weeks.. Tibetan Buddhist Meditation Shambhala Lineage. Mt Kisco. Registration: 914.260.1696.TheCenterForHealthAndHealing.net.

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 5

Soul Drawing: Art & Yoga – 7-8:30pm. Kundalini yoga and creative expression. New class. All levels welcome. No art experience necessary. $25. 223 Katonah Ave, Katonah. 914.232.3473. GoldenTempleYoga.com.FEBRUARY 6

The Healers Lounge – 10-11:30am. Free networking group for holistic practitioners. Quest Yoga Studio, 11 E Main St, 2nd Flr, Mt Kisco. 914.260.1696. TheCenterForHealthAndHealing.net.

Electronic Voice Phenomenon Class – 7-9pm With Barry Piro. Register: 845.363.1765, Synchronicity, 1511 Rte 22, Brewster. SynchronicityNY.com.

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

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 7

Second Saturday Divorce Workshop – 9-11:30am. Address the legal, financial and personal issues of divorce. With the guidance of trained professionals, participants will gain a greater understanding of the confusing divorce process. 100 S Bedford Rd, Ste 340, Mt Kisco. Register/info: SecondSaturdayWestchester.com.

Hudson River Eaglefest – 9am. Daylong program that celebrates the Bald Eagles’ return to the Hudson Valley. Birds of prey shows, children’s activities, environmental exhibits and more. At Croton Point Park, with shuttle bus to other eagle viewing sites. Tickets/info: teatown.org. 914.762.2912, ext. 110.

Creative Visualization Workshop –10am-1pm. Learn method to dissolve blocks and rewrite old beliefs and self-imposed limitations. $220 includes materials, individual consultation and personalized CD. Insight Counseling. Info: 203.431.9726. InsightCounselingLLC.com.

M.E.L.T. Self-Care with Marisa Duffy – 1-2pm. M.E.L.T. workshops. Space is limited. $25. Rivertown Center for Yoga and Health. 343 Broadway, Dobbs Ferry. Registration required: 914.673.0919. RivertownYoga.com.

Pre-Natal Partners Workshop – 2-4pm. With Allison Schleck. Expectant mothers and fathers/partners are invited to workshop aimed at teaching partner postures, labor prep and breathing techniques to help relieve discomforts of pregnancy and prepare for childbirth. $60 couple. No yoga experience necessary. Quest Yoga Arts 11-13 E Main St, Mt Kisco. 914.241.9642. QuestYogaArts.com.

Kirtan with BlisSing – 7:30pm. An evening of music and chant. Discover the transforming power that Kirtan can have. Evening is made possible by Zenworks. All proceeds will benefit the Guiding Eyes of the Blind. Suggested donation $20. Liberation Yoga, 862 Rt. 6, Mahopac. 845.803.8389.

SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 8

HeART to HeART Valentine’s Day Fair – 10am-5pm. Welcoming local and area artisans. Pick up a little treasure for the heart that brings happiness. Acker House, Center for Integrative Health, 139 Grand St, Croton on Hudson. 914.707.1399. AckerHouseNY.com.

The Journey of the Soul – 2-5pm.With Michael Rosenbaum, Metaphysician, directly trained by Michael Newton, author of Journey of the Souls. Learn about what happens after we die and why it is important for us to develop ourselves personally and spiritually while on earth. Registration: $75. $65 by Jan 31. Mt Kisco. 914.260.1696.TheCenterForHealthAndHealing.net.

The Art of Sequencing – 3-5:30pm. With master yoga teacher, modern dancer and circus performer Chris Glover. Learn how to craft asana sequences that make yoga more accessible, sustainable and transformative. For yoga teachers and dedicated students. $50 after Feb 1. The Rivertown Center for Yoga & Health, 343 Broadway, Dobbs Ferry. Info, Beth Bierko: 914.384.9983. Register: RiverTownYoga.com.

MONDAY, FEBRUARY 9

MELT – 12:30-1:45pm. With Joy Jacobson. A simple self-treatment method that eliminates chronic pain, improves performance and more using small balls and soft foam rollers, to “rehydrate” the connective tissue. $25 preregistered. $30 day of. Quest Yoga Arts, 11-13 E Main St, Mt Kisco. Register: 914.241.9642. QuestYogaArts.com.

Monthly Singing Circle – 7-8:30pm. Sing and tone, bask in healing vibration and in the company of loving hearts. $20 suggested donation. The Rivertown Center for Yoga & Health 343 Broadway, Dobbs Ferry. Info, Beth Bierko: 914.384.9983. Register: RiverTownYoga.com.

TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 10

Emotion Code – 11am-12:30pm. “Experience the amazing benefit of this non-invasive healing modality,” says Mag Treanor. Release stress for self and pets. Carmel. Info: 845.228.8132. PutnamHealingArts.com.

Putnam County Over 40 Females Connect Live! Networking Event – 6-8:30pm. Find out how to avoid toxins in personal care products, become a better label reader to make informed choices. Members free, Nonmembers $25 in advance. Four Brothers Restaurant, 654 Rte 6, Mahopac. Info, Leslie Barrick: 914.260.3171. over40females.com.

Intro to Essential Oils – 8-9:30pm. With Marisa Lieberman. Evening of essential oil fun and learning. Find out what essential oils are, how to use them and how to obtain them in this presentation. Many oils will be shared. Free. Quest Yoga Arts, 11-13 E Main St, Mt Kisco. RSVP: 914.241.9642. QuestYogaArts.com.

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 11

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

Qi Gong: Simple yet Powerful – Feb 11-Mar 18. 6-7:30pm. Wed. With Lorraine Hughes. Six-week series class: LES431. For overall health, stress, sleep, digestion, bones and joints, with tips for seniors. $89. Dutchess Community College South, Wappingers Falls. Register: 845.431.8910. SunyDutchess.edu/cfweb.

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

Introduction to Mindfulness Meditation – Feb 4, 11 and 25. 7-8:15pm. With Melanie Ryan. Learn appropriate posture and meditation technique to begin or support one’s meditation practice. Tibetan Buddhist Meditation Shambhala Lineage. Mt Kisco. Registration: $30 per class or $75 for three weeks. 914.260.1696.TheCenterForHealthAndHealing.net.

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 12

Teen/Tween Yoga – 5-6pm. Kendra Rossney will lead yoga for grades 6-12. Free. Irvington Public Library. Info: 914.591.7840. Register: IrvingtonLibrary.org.

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

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 13

Health & Healing: Contemplative Care for Caregivers – Feb 13-15. Led by Sharon Salzberg, Ali Smith, Atman Smith and Andres Gonzalez. In this retreat, we will use contemplative methods to help access the resiliency of the human spirit; to balance compassion for oneself and others; and to cultivate greater calm, clarity and peace of mind.GarrisonInstitute.org.

Banana Leaf – A vegan friendly Indian Pop-Up – 7-9pm. Unique five course tasting featuring hand crafted artisanal Indian food, by local chef Rinku Bhattacharya. BYOB. $45; $80/two. Recologie Lifestyle, 49 Lawton St, New Rochelle. Reservation: 914.278.9350. recologie.com.

Reiki Healing Circle: Meditation and Reiki Share – 10-11:30am. Led by Regina DeCarlo, RMT. $20. Dobbs Ferry. 917.593.5707. ReginaDeCarlo.com.

Reunions – Conversations with the Other Side – 7pm. Join Psychic Medium Jeanne Rose for an evening of loving messages from those we have loved and lost. Participation fee $35. Seating limited and these evenings fill quickly so register early. Hands of Serenity Healing, 1129 Main St, Fishkill. Register: 845.896.1915. HandsofSerenityHealing.com.

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 14

Special Valentine’s Day Soul Painting: Art& Yoga – 9am-2pm.Yoga and creative expression. All levels welcome. No art experience necessary. $63. 223 Katonah Ave, Katonah. 914.232.3473. GoldenTempleYoga.com.

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

SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 15

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

MONDAY, FEBRUARY 16

Two Year Anniversary of Holistic Physical Therapy at Acker House – Day of free events. Open to the public. Experience all that Acker House has to offer with many local, holistic professionals presenting workshops, classes and treatments throughout day. Acker House, Center for Integrative Health, 139 Grand St, Croton on Hudson. 914.707.1399. Full schedule: AckerHouseNY.com.

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

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

TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 17

Westchester Holistic Network – 8-10am. It’s not just for practitioners. All welcome. Friendly people, and speaker. Free to members; $10 non-members. Panera Bread Company, One North Broadway, White Plains. WestchesterHolisticNetwork.org.

Emotion Code – 11am-12:30pm. “Experience the amazing benefit of this non-invasive healing modality,” says Mag Treanor. Release stress for self and pets. Carmel. Info: 845.228.8132. PutnamHealingArts.com.

Green Drinks Westchester at Recologie – 6-8pm. Opportunity for those who care about the environment to meet face to face, share ideas and enjoy each other’s company. 49 Lawton St. New Rochelle, Info: Facebook.com/greendrinkswestchester.

Qi Gong Class – 6:30-7:30pm. Learn how to reduce stress while enhancing one’s life force through guided breath, intention and specific movements. $10. Sacred Space Healing Arts Studio, 436 Main St, Beacon. Register, Lorraine: 845.416.4598. EmpoweredByNature.net.

Evening Satsang – 7-8:30pm. With Prem Sadasivananda. Meditation, chanting and dharma talk with master teacher and former director of the Sivananda Center. $20. The Rivertown Center for Yoga & Health, 343 Broadway, Dobbs Ferry. Info, Beth Bierko: 914.384.9983. Register: RiverTownYoga.com.

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 20

Building Rider Confidence – 6-8pm. For a competitive rider or just a happy trail rider, this interactive seminar offers practical tools. With James Cassese, and the Equine Energetix herd at Pegasus Therapeutic Riding Center, Brewster. $45. Info: equineenergetix.com; 212.477.4475.

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

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

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 21

“Live and Let Live” Lecture/Book Signing – 11am-12:30pm. Connected to Nature? Learn collaboration with all living beings to restore ecological health. $28. Wainwright House, 260 Stuyvesant Ave, Rye. Register: 914.967.6080. Wainwright.org. Info: TreeWhispering.com.

Kirtan with BlisSing – 7-9pm. Evening of loving-kindness, music, dancing and devotion. $25 suggested donation. The Rivertown Center for Yoga & Health 343 Broadway, Dobbs Ferry. Info, Beth Bierko: 914.384.9983. Register: RiverTownYoga.com.

SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 22

Witches’ Stitch Ministry – 6pm. Learn basic knitting and crocheting techniques or come together to share tea and time. Working to create healing shawls for local nursing homes. Beginner and experienced yarn workers welcome. Call for supply list and to register. Free. Hands of Serenity Healing, 1129 Main St, Fishkill. 845.896.1915. HandsofSerenityHealing.com.

TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 24

Astrology 101 – Five-week course teaches the foundation of astrology, planets, signs and how to put it together. Teacher: NCGR certified astrologer Pamela Cucinell. Wainwright House, Rye. For cost and schedule visit wainwright.org.

Emotion Code – 11am-12:30pm. “Experience the amazing benefit of this non-invasive healing modality,” says Mag Treanor. Release stress for self and pets. Carmel. Info: 845.228.8132. PutnamHealingArts.com.

M.E.L.T. Self-Care with Marisa Duffy – 11:30a-12:30pm. M.E.L.T. workshops. Space is limited. $25. Rivertown Center for Yoga and Health. 343 Broadway, Dobbs Ferry. Registration required: 914.673.0919. RivertownYoga.com.

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

Henna/Mehndi for Teens/Tweens – 7-9pm. Find out from body artist Margie Nugent about Henna/Mehndi decorations and come home wearing a temporary design. Program requires parent or legal guardian to come to the Irvington Public Library to sign a permission form. Grades 6-12. Free. Info: 914.591.7840. Register: IrvingtonLibrary.org.

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 25

Adult Guided Channeling/Meditation Group – 9:30-10:30am. With Merrill Black, LCSW/Reiki Master. Unique theme, meditation, group discussion. The Temperance Center, 453 White Plains Rd, Ste 203, Eastchester. $15.914.793.2600. TheTemperanceCenter.com.

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

Peak Performance Training for Athletic, Academic and Personal Success – 7-9pm. Learn how peak performance training helps sustain focus, attention and alertness despite environmental stressors, noise and distractions. Free. Sensory Stepping Stones, 83 S Bedford Rd, Mt Kisco. RVSP Required: 914.497.3878.

THRUSDAY, FEBRUARY 26

Holistic Moms Meeting – 7:30pm. Holistic Moms hosts Dr. Neil Raff, MD who combines 33 years of medical expertise with revolutionary natural approaches, including alternative cancer treatments; Prolotherapy and stem cell techniques which can avoid hip and knee surgery. Rye Free Reading Room, 1061 Boston Post Rd. HolisticMoms.org.

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 27

Enlightened Leadership: Becoming a Force for Positive Change – Feb 27-Mar 1. Led by Tenzin Wangyal Rinpoche. “As we awaken to our nature, each one of us becomes an agent of change that benefits oneself, others and the community. But how can we learn to truly see ourselves?” Garrison Institute. Info: GarrisonInstitute.org.

Meeting & Communicating with Your Spirit Guides – 6:30-8:30pm. With Alexandra Leclere. Register: 845.363.1765, Synchronicity, 1511 Rte 22, Brewster. SynchronicityNY.com.

Healing and Prayer Service – 7:30pm. An evening of group energy healings and prayer, offered to the community in service to spirit. No fee for this evening. Hands of Serenity Healing, 1129 Main St, Fishkill. 845.896.1915. HandsofSerenityHealing.com.

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 28

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

Unleashing Your Sensuality & Expanding Your Intuitive Power – 2-5pm. Join international author, speaker and relationship expert Sheila Pearl for a women’s only workshop. Dance, laugh, drum, om and giggle into one’s own juicy power. Registration: $85. $75 by Feb 14. Mt Kisco. TheCenterForHealthAndHealing.net.

Sunday, March 1

Messages from Spirit Group Event – 2:30-4:30pm. Find comfort and closure with medium Joan Carra with messages from spirit. Small Group. $55. Wainwright House, 260 Stuyvesant Ave, Rye. Register/info: 203.531.6387. PsychicJoanCarra.com

TUESDAY, March 3

M.E.L.T. Self-Care with Marisa Duffy – 7-8pm. M.E.L.T. workshops. Space is limited. $25. Rivertown Center for Yoga and Health. 343 Broadway, Dobbs Ferry. Registration required: 914.673.0919. RivertownYoga.com.

Wednesday, March 4

Garden Talk – Container Gardening – 7pm. Sponsored by the Garden Club of Yorktown. Amy Wilbur from Sweet Dirt Design/Container Gardens. Free. John C. Hart Memorial Library, 1130 Main St, Shrub Oak. Info: 914245.5262 x245. yorktownlibrary.org.

 

 

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

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THURSDAY, JANUARY 1

Fire and Drumming Circle – 12pm. Drum in the New Year around the fire, as we burn the Yule wreath that has been adorned with wishes, intentions and prayers, sending them out to the universe. A potluck gathering will follow. Hands of Serenity Healing. Info/Location: 845.896.1915. HandsOfSerenityHealing.com. Hands of Serenity Healing.

FRIDAY, JANUARY 2

Infinite Possibilities’ Rapid-K Weight Loss through Body Cleanse Program – 7pm. Rapid, safe and sustainable. Free. No obligation orientations. 1132 Main St, Peekskill. Future dates/times: 914.788.9355. IPLoseWeight.com.

SATURDAY, JANUARY 3

Four-week Beginner’s Yoga Workshop – 8:30-9:45am. Start the New Year off learning the foundations of yoga, breath, postures and philosophy. Start feeling one’s best by learning how to bring mind, body and spirit into balance. $100 four-weeks. Quest Yoga Arts, 11-13 E Main St, Mt Kisco. Register: 914.241.9642. QuestYogaArts.com.

Monday, January 5

2015 Yoga Teacher Training – RYS 200 Traditional 4-Week Intensive Course with Bernadette Birney, E-RYT 500 Instructor. New Class forming for January 5. Wainwright House. Info: 914.967.6080. wainwright.org.

Massage Therapy Training Program – 9am. Full-time seven month program begins. Federal financial funds and scholarships are available. The Finger Lakes School of Massage, 272 North Bedford Rd. Mount Kisco. Info: 914.241.7363. FLSM.com.

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

Four-week Pre-Natal Yoga Workshop – 7:15-8:15pm. Create community with other Moms-to-be to strengthen and open, cultivating breath awareness and mind-body unity through yoga poses modified for the unique requirements of the pregnant body. $100 four-weeks, $30 drop-in. Quest Yoga Arts,11-13 E Main St, Mt Kisco. Register: 914.241.9642.QuestYogaArts.com.

TUESDAY, JANUARY 6

Alternative & Holistic Circle: Weekly Group – 10-11am. Energy healing techniques to increase awareness, self-empowerment, creativity and live fully from the heart. $25. HolisticHealingNY.com. CirclesOfPeaceNow.org.

Emotion Code – 11am-12:30pm. Experience the amazing benefit of this healing modality while helping experienced energy healing practitioner to obtain certification in Emotion Code. Carmel. RSVP: 845.228.8132.

Free: Breastfeed with Certainty – 6:30-9:30pm. With Linda LeMon, IBCLC, CBE, CD. Learn how to successfully breastfeed. Hudson Valley Hospital Center, Ground Floor Conference Room. Courtland Manor. Register/info: 914.734.3257. hvhc.org.

Astrology: Language Immersion – 7:15-8:45pm. Learn the language of astrology and decipher horoscopes. Register with birthdate, time and place to receive personal horoscope. Four-week series: $100/$110; 1x audit $30. Details: WainwrightHouse.org.

Wednesday, January 7

Introduction to Mindfulness Meditation – 7-8:15pm. With Melanie Ryan. Three-week series or single class of learning appropriate posture and meditation technique to begin or support one’s meditation practice. Tibetan Buddhist Meditation Shambhala Lineage. Mt Kisco. Registration: $75 for series intro or $30/class. 914.260.1696. TheCenterForHealthAndHealing.net.

Corporate Based Mindfulness Training – 7-9pm. Bringing Mindfulness to Work. Free intro to a 10-week interactive workshop series with Instructor: Sheila Wall, Senior Consultant, The Potential Project. Register/info: 203.216.6243.

FRIDAY, JANUARY 9

The Healers Lounge – 10-11:30am. A free networking group for holistic practitioners. Held at Quest Yoga Studio, 11 East Main St, 2nd Flr, Mt Kisco. 914.260.1696. TheCenterForHealthAndHealing.net.

Light of the Eternal One Energy Healing Training – 6:30-8:30pm. With Brett Bevell. $35pp. Synchronicity, 1511 Rte 22, Brewster. RSVP: 845.363.1765. SynchronicityNY.com.

Shedding Your Skin, Shedding the Past – 7pm. This active meditation is an opportunity to release oneself from the burdens of the past and reveal a new, transformed self. Participation fee $15. Hands of Serenity Healing, 1129 Main St, Fishkill. 845.896.1915. HandsOfSernityHealing.com.

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

SATURDAY, JANUARY 10

Birthing with Confidence – 9am-5pm. With Linda LeMon, IBCLC, CBE, CD. Childbirth Classes. One-Day Program. Hudson Valley Hospital Center, Ground Floor Conference Room. Courtland Manor. Fee required. Info: 914.734.3896. hvhc.org.

Tasty Tips for Eating Healthy – 1pm. With dietitian and nutritionist Amanda Montalvo. Learn how to eat a healthy balanced diet and improve one’s health with facts, recipes and a cooking demonstration. Free. Patterson Library, 1167 Rte. 311 Patterson. Info: 845.878.6121 x10. PattersonLibrary.org.

Chakra Balance & Flow Workshop – 3:30-5:30pm. Monthly extended yoga class provides opportunity to recharge and rejuvenate by working with the energy of the chakras. $25. Acker House, Center for Integrative Health, 139 Grand St, Croton on Hudson. Register: 914.707.1399. AckerHouseNY.com.

Journey Dance into the New Year – 7-9pm. With Claudia Gukeisen. Awaken the senses and loosen the spine creating renewed energy for any intentions for the coming year. Dance ritual of inner peace, strength and wisdom set to music. Begin by moving on and close to the ground, dancing a flow into standing and ending back down on the floor for relaxation. $30. Quest Yoga Arts, 11-13 E Main St, Mt Kisco. Register: 914.241.9642. QuestYogaArts.com.

SUNDAY, JANUARY 11

Acupuncture, Tui Na & Qi Gong for Health and Wellness – 1-4pm. With Sean Chillemi, LAc. Discover the wisdom, traditions and benefits of these ancient practices, techniques for self-help and integration into daily life. $40. RSVP required. Soulauras 520 North State Rd. Briarcliff. 914.941.2400; soulauras.com.

Flower Vibrational Healing – 2-4pm. With Annemarie Minke. Flower vibrations hold energetic keys that support conscious awareness. Receive a unique collective energetic message from the plant kingdom for greater clarity. $25. Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 236 S Bedford Rd, Rte 172, Mt Kisco. Register: 914.236.4503. StarvisionsCommunity.org.

New Year, New You! – 2-4pm. Learn what causes weight gain and plateaus, the impact of stress, toxicity and how to cleanse effectively. Complimentary lecture and Q&A by nutritionist Renee Simon. Art of Dressing Boutique, 555 E Boston Post Rd, Mamaroneck. RSVP, Cindy Rosenbaum: 914.589.3601.

The Journey of the Soul – 2-5pm. With Michael Rosenbaum. Based on the work of author Michael Newton, PhD workshop explores what is a soul, what happens after we die and developing emotionally, mentally and spiritually. Mt Kisco. $75. Registration: 914.260.1696. TheCenterForHealthAndHealing.net.

TUESDAY, JANUARY 13

Emotion Code – 11am-12:30pm. Experience the amazing benefit of this healing modality while helping experienced energy healing practitioner to obtain certification in Emotion Code. Carmel. RSVP: 845.228.8132.

Putnam County Over 40 Females – 6-8pm. 2nd Tuesdays. Professional women’s networking group. Get Empowered, Connected and Inspired. Make great connections and meet new friends. Free for members, $25 for non-members. Info: 914.260.3171; over40females.com.

The New Language of Take and Give – 7-8:30pm. Our tendencies to over-function and how that invites others to under-function in parenting, leadership and life will be explored. Six-week series $150/$165. Details: WainwrightHouse.org.

WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 14

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

Free Breastfeeding Group – 11am-1pm. 2nd and 4th Wed monthly. Meet with lactation consultant and other moms to share experiences on breastfeeding and parenting. Hudson Valley Hospital Center, Courtland Manor. Location TBD on hospital campus. Info: 914.734.3257. hvhc.org.

Introduction to Mindfulness Meditation – 7-8:15pm. With Melanie Ryan. Three-week series or single class of learning appropriate posture and meditation techniques to begin or support one’s meditation practice. Tibetan Buddhist Meditation Shambhala Lineage. Mt Kisco. Registration: $75 for series intro or $30/class. 914.260.1696. TheCenterForHealthAndHealing.net.

The Alexander Technique – 7-8:30pm. Free intro. Recognize and change long-term postural and movement patterns that interfere with our natural ability to move with ease and fluidity. Details: WainwrightHouse.org.

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

2015 Vision Board Gathering – 7:30-9:30pm. Carla Blaha, Intuitive Medium, Angel Card Reader and Reiki Master leads participants to create and manifest their vision for 2015. $40. RSVP required. Soulauras 520 North State Rd. Briarcliff. 914.941.2400; soulauras.com.

FRIDAY, JANUARY 16

Shaman Elka Boren Comes to Synchronicity – Jan 16-20. Synchronicity, 1511 Rte 22, Brewster. Info/schedule: 845.363.1765. SynchronicityNY.com.

SATURDAY, JANUARY 17

Reiki I & II Training – (2-day Practitioner Certification seminar January 17-18). Shima Chayvet, Reiki Master, teaches the ancient art of hands-on healing and the complete Chakra system. Call Shima: 917.279.9577.

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

Cleanse & Weight Loss Challenge – 10:30am-3pm. Personalized Cleanse and Weight Loss Challenge. Winter weather recipe and cooking demo using Jamaican herbs and spices. $40. DRS2HEALTH 3511 Barnes Ave, # 1A, Bronx. Register: 347.843.0789. Info: DRS2HEALTH.com.

SUNDAY, JANUARY 18

Reiki Level l – 11am-6pm. Training includes the history and uses for Reiki, guided visualizations and energy flow exercises and ample time to practice and receive Reiki in a loving and supportive environment. $125. Hands of Serenity Healing, 1129 Main St, Fishkill. 845.896.1915. HandsOfSernityHealing.com.

Reiki Level ll – 11am-6pm. Training builds on the foundation of Level l and includes attunement to the Reiki symbols, guided journeying to meet Reiki guide. $125. Hands of Serenity Healing, 1129 Main St, Fishkill. 845.896.1915. HandsOfSernityHealing.com.

Jazz Brunch– 11:30-2pm. With Joe Corsello. Highly accomplished musician of his generation working with stars such as Peggy Lee and Benny Goodman before he could vote. $40/$45 adults, $15 children under 12yrs. Reservations: WainwrightHouse.org.

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

MONDAY, JANUARY 19

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

TUESDAY, JANUARY 20

Westchester Holistic Network – 8-10am. It’s not just for practitioners. All welcome. Friendly people, and speaker, Greer Jonas, a well-known Numerologist. Free to members; $10 non-members. Panera Bread Company, One North Broadway, White Plains. WestchesterHolisticNetwork.org.

Emotion Code – 11am-12:30pm. Experience the amazing benefit of this healing modality while helping experienced energy healing practitioner to obtain certification in Emotion Code. Carmel. RSVP: 845.228.8132.

How to Achieve Your New Year’s Resolutions about Health, Weight and Self-Improvement – 7-8pm. With Michael Rosenbaum. Free. Registration required. Pawling Library, 11 Broad St, Pawling. 845.855.3444. PawlingLibrary.org.

WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 21

The Alexander Technique – Three choices on times and days. Recognize and change long-term postural and movement patterns that interfere with our natural ability to move with ease and fluidity. Four-week series $75/$83. Details: WainwrightHouse.org.

Taming The Mind – 7-9pm. Join international and senior Shambhala teacher David Nichtern for a meditation workshop offering an overview of the path of meditation according to Buddhist teachings, a proper introduction to the practice of meditation or to develop a deeper practice. Mt Kisco. Registration $50. Early bird discount $40 by Jan 14. 914.260.1696. TheCenterForHealthAndHealing.net.

THURSDAY, JANUARY 22

Holistic Moms Network New Northern Westchester /Lower Putnam Chapter: Kick Off Event – 9:30-11am. 4th Thurs of every month. Contact chapter leader Shira Adler for details and learn how to join HMN. Katonah United Methodist Church, 5 Bedford Rd, Katonah. 914.861.5186.

How Can Herbs Replace Pharmaceuticals? – 7:30pm. Holistic Moms hosts Herbalist Bonnie Rogers, who creates custom formulas which alleviate conditions such as GERD, IBS, colitis, pain, anxiety, insomnia or menopausal issues. Rye Free Reading Room, 1061 Boston Post Rd, Rye. Info: HolisticMoms.org.

FRIDAY, JANUARY 23

Ayurvedic Yoga – 9:30-11am. Balance mind, organs and energy systems. Come into greater alignment with individual needs, the seasons and the expression of one’s soul. Six-week series: $108/$120; 1x Audit $20. Details: WainwrightHouse.org.

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

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

SATURDAY, JANUARY 24

Higher Self Portrait Workshop – A meditation-driven portrait class for 10 and up taught by Rayna Sassano, local children’s book illustrator. $25. Includes materials. Room to Create, 245 Harrison Ave. Harrison. Info/register: Doreen Grozinger 914.645.2738.

Maintaining Independence as You Downsize – 1-2:30pm.With Elder Law Attorney Neil Reig Esq and Community Outreach Director Douglas Thomas. Making a financial and legal plan, preparing one’s house for sale, senior housing options. Refreshments. The John C. Hart Memorial Library, 1130 Main St, Shrub Oak. Register: 914.245.5262 x227. YorkTownLibrary.org.

Psychic and Medium Circle – 1:30-3:30pm. Joan Carra will give predictions for the year and tune into messages from spirit. $55. Wainwright House, 260 Stuyvesant Ave, Rye. Small group. RSVP: 203.531.6387.

Coming Back to Center – 2-5pm. Artful rediscovery of our positive core self with Joyce Bellish, LCAT, ATR-BC. Guided imagery meditation, art-making and exploration helping participants to tap into their innate creativity to explore, identify and return back to the elements of their positive core self. No previous art experience necessary. $45 plus $15 materials fee. Mt Kisco. Sign-up: 914.241.9642. QuestYogaArts.com.

BlisSing at Prana Moon Yoga – 7-9pm. Feel the love and share the joy of sacred chanting. $20. The Hat Factory, 1000 N Division St, Peekskill. Info, Eileen O’Hare: 845.831.5790. BlissingChant.com.

SUNDAY, JANUARY 25

Awaken Wellness Fairs – 10am-5pm. Speakers, healers, vendors and readers. Over 100 exhibitors and 1000 guests. Exhibitor spots available. Hotel Pennsylvania, 401 Seventh Ave. (33rd & 32rd Sts.) NYC. Info: AwakenFair.com.

Shamanic Journey and Teaching Circle – 1-6pm plus Potluck, Sliding Scale. Gather with kindred spirits to build community and deepen spiritual practice. $20-40. The Healing House, 11 N Cedar St, Beacon. Info, Eileen O’Hare: 845.831.5790. EileenOHare.com.

MONDAY, JANUARY 26

Support Group: Helping A Loved One Prepare for Death – 6:30-8pm. Six-sessions to help family members better understand and prepare for the physical, emotional and spiritual components of the dying process. Facilitators: Michael Rosenbaum ACHT and Rita Hayes LCSW. Mt Kisco. Info: 914.244.3608.

TUESDAY, JANUARY 27

Emotion Code – 11am-12:30pm. Experience the amazing benefit of this healing modality while helping experienced energy healing practitioner to obtain certification in Emotion Code. Carmel. RSVP: 845 228 8132.

WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 28

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

Free Breastfeeding Group – 11am-1pm. 2nd and 4th Wed monthly. Meet with lactation consultant and other moms to share experiences on breastfeeding and parenting. Hudson Valley Hospital Center, Courtland Manor. Location TBD on hospital campus. Info: 914.734.3257. hvhc.org.

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

FRIDAY, JANUARY 30

Mystical Teachings from Peru: The Andean Energy Body – Jan 30, 31 & Feb 1. No time Learn how to connect with cosmic sources of elemental power for health and wellbeing. $300. The Healing House, 11 N Cedar St, Beacon. Info, Eileen O’Hare: 845.831.5790. EileenOHare.com.

SATURDAY, JANUARY 31

Travel Route 6 from Cape Cod to California – 1pm. With author Joe Hurley. Fascinating stories and riveting pictures in exclusive behind the scenes look at his book Ten Million Steps on Route 6. Free. Patterson Library, 1167 Rte 311, Patterson. Register: 845.878.6121 x10. Info: PattersonLibrary.org.

 

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

Cover-Dec14-medFor additional event listings, updates and changes, visit our online calendar.

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

UPCOMING EVENTS

Please call ahead to confirm event details.

WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 3

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

Intro to Yoga – 11am. With Julia Calabrese-Harrer. Learn breathing techniques that help bring the mind and body closer together and gentle poses in this introductory class. Free. Patterson Library, 1167 Rte. 311. Register: 845.878.6121 x10. PattersonLibrary.org.

Introduction to Mindfulness Meditation – Dec 3, 10, 17. 7-8:15pm. Learn proper meditation posture and techniques for developing mental strength, stability and clarity. Meditation and readings from Buddhist Teachings. $75 three-week series. $30/class. Mt Kisco. Info: 914.260.1696. TheCenterForHealthAndHealing.net.

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.

Angel Guided Meditations & Healings – 7-9pm. With Kathryn Hudson. Synchronicity, 1511 Rte 22, Brewster. Register/info: 845.363.1765. SynchronicityNY.com.

Reiki Circle – 7:30pm. Begin the holiday season balanced and clear. Reiki circle is open to all with a Level l attunement or higher. Donation. Hands of Serenity Healing, 1129 Main St, Fishkill. 845.896.1915. HandsOfSerenityHealing.com.

THURSDAY, DECEMBER 4

Spirit Communication Night – 6:30pm. Medium Priscilla Keresey delivers messages from the beyond. Grange Hall, 128 Mill St, Putnam Valley

Admission $10. Info: APracticalPsychic.com.

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 5

Dickens’ of a Weekend at Wainwright House – 12/5-12/7. Begins with Children’s Night on Friday and continues Saturday and Sunday with a Holiday Marketplace spanning two rooms, live music, crafts for children and much more. 260 Stuyvesant Ave. in Rye. Info: Wainwright.org. 914.967.6080.

1st Annual Holiday Market – Dec 5-6. 12-8pm/Fri; 10am-5pm/Sat. Shop amid festive music, roaring fireplaces and holiday decor. Local vendors and artisans come together for stress-free, fun holiday shopping. Riverstone Yoga, Tarrytown. 914.332.9642. RiverstoneYoga.com.

Light of The Eternal One Energy Healing Training – 6:30-8:30pm. With Brett Bevell. $35/pp. Synchronicity, 1511 Rte 22, Brewster. Register: 845.363.1765. SynchronicityNY.com.

SATURDAY, DECEMBER 6

Spiritual, Psychic & Healing Fair – 12-5pm. Reiki healing sessions for both people and animals and many types of readings available. Appointments available; walk-ins welcome. From $20. Albertson Memorial Church of Spiritualism. Info: AlbertsonChurch.org.

Full Moon Drumming Circle – 7-9pm. With Donna Coyote Rain. Connect with the energies of Earth Mother, Father Sky and the Sacred Hoop; drum, meditate and celebrate joining the energy flow of Earth Mother. Free/donation. Yonkers. Info: 914.907.4485.

SUNDAY, DECEMBER 7

Reiki I Training & Certification – 10am-5:30pm. Receive the sacred symbols through a ceremony called attunement and start giving oneself and others Reiki treatments. $260. Mt Kisco. Info: 914.260.1696. TheCenterForHealthAndHealing.net.

Mediumship Circle – 11am-1pm. With Carla Blaha. $35. Synchronicity, 1511 Rte 22, Brewster. Register: 845.363.1765. SynchronicityNY.com.

The Order of Melchizidek and Priesthood Class for Ordination into Interfaith Ministry – 1-4:30pm. With Rev Dan Chesbro. Learn history, ceremonial rituals, legal duties and receive powerful Divine attunement. Class alone $100. Class and ordination with certificate $250. Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 236 S. Bedford Rd, Rte 172, Mt Kisco Register: Register: 914.236.4503. StarvisionsCommunity.org.

MONDAY, DECEMBER 8

Wainwright House Yoga Teacher Training – Four-week program with Bernadette Birney. Meets one week per month for four months. Each session begins on Monday and ends on Friday, running from 9am to 5pm each day. 260 Stuyvesant Ave. Rye. Info: 914.967.6080.

Roland Comtois – 6-8:30pm Internationally renowned medium and spirit guide delivers channeled messages for the soul and the famous Purple Papers offer eternal love, hope and healing $70, Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 236 S Bedford Rd, Rte 172, Mt Kisco. Register: Register: 914.236.4503. StarvisionsCommunity.org.

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

TUESDAY, DECEMBER 9

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

WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 10

10 Ways To Make Holidays Gorgeous, ‘Green’ and Gracious – 7pm/refreshments; 7:30pm/program. GNC and Sierra Club present favorite holiday traditions, without the fuss and waste. Adults and high school students. Free. Greenburgh Nature Center, 99 Dromore Rd, Scarsdale. Info: 914.723.3470. GreenburghNatureCenter.org.

Introduction to Mindfulness Meditation – Dec 10 & 17. 7-8:15pm. Learn proper meditation posture and techniques for developing mental strength, stability and clarity. Meditation and readings from Buddhist Teachings. Two classes remaining of three-week series. $75 series that began Dec 3 or $30/class. Mt Kisco. Info: 914.260.1696. TheCenterForHealthAndHealing.net.

Message Circle – 7:30- 9:30pm. With Carla. An open mind and heart is all that is necessary to believe. Join us for a night of healing messages from the other side. $40. Soulauras, 520 N State Rd, Briarcliff. Info: 914.941.2400. Soulauras.com.

THURSDAY, DECEMBER 11

Childbirth Film Showing: Gentle Birth Choices Joyful – 6:30pm. Physiological births occurring in hospital, birth center and at home.  Discussion following, refreshments, Carmel. Info: 845.628.2460. gentlebeginningsmidwiferyny.com.

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

Holistic Moms Meeting – 7:30pm. With Ellen Weininger of Grassroots Environmental Education discussing how to get involved locally to keep air, water and soil clean and safe. She will offer a “year in review,” presenting new issues, reform and solutions. Rye Free Reading Room, 1061 Boston Post Rd, Rye. HolisticMoms.org.

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 12

Energy Healing Circle: Meditation and Intro to Reiki – 11am-12:30pm. $20. Dobbs Ferry Location. More info, Regina DeCarlo: 917.593.5707.

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

SATURDAY, DECEMBER 13

Soul Painting: Art & Yoga – 9am-2pm. Kundalini Yoga and creative expression. All levels welcome, no art experience necessary. $90. GoldenTemple, 223 Katonah Ave, Katonah. 914.232.3473. GoldenTempleYoga.com.

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

Second Saturday Divorce Workshop – 9:30am -1pm. Presented by Wife.org. Gain greater understanding of the divorce process with guidance from trained professionals on legal, financial, family and personal issues of divorce. $45. 100 South Bedford Rd, Suite 340, Mt. Kisco. Info: SecondSaturdayWestchester.com.

Everyday Shamanism – 11am-5pm. With Deep Arrow Woman. Essential course offering teachings on the Winter Solstice, connecting with winter allies and potlatch tradition. Applying indigenous wisdom to contemporary life. $125. Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 236 S Bedford Rd, Rte 172, Mt Kisco. Register: 914.236.4503. StarvisionsCommunity.org.

Sacred Holiday Concert – 2pm. Music and cheer with the Danbury Mad Hatter Chorus. This men’s chorus group will wow participants with their a cappella renditions of favorite holiday songs. Free. Patterson Library, 1167 Rte. 311. Register: 845.878.6121 x10. PattersonLibrary.org.

Home for the Holidays – 2-5pm. With Monique Michaels. Restorative yoga practice with a fresh, organic green juice afterwards. $50. No experience. Quest Yoga Arts, 11-13 E Main St, Mt Kisco. Register: 914.241.9642. QuestYogaArts.com.

Sacred Fire Ceremony and Winter Solstice Celebration – 5pm. With Deep Arrow Woman. This outdoor ceremony fosters community, reconnects us to the earth and unleashes the power of fire to transform our actions into prayer and prayer into reality. Ceremonies free. Donations customary. Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 236 S Bedford Rd, Rte 172, Mt Kisco. 914.236.4503. StarvisionsCommunity.org.

SUNDAY, DECEMBER 14

Restorative Yoga Workshop – 4-6pm. With Karla Diamond. Relaxing yet powerful practice that releases deeply held tensions, calms nervous system, strengthen immune system and increase self-awareness. $30. Quest Yoga Arts, 11-13 E Main St, Mt Kisco. 914.241.9642. QuestYogaArts.com.

Evening Candlelight Service – 5pm. Led by Rev. Avery Manchester. Albertson Memorial Church of Spiritualism, 293 Sound Beach Ave, Old Greenwich. For more information and a schedule of other workshops, events and classes, visit AlbertsonChurch.org.

MONDAY, DECEMBER 15

Dances of Universal Peace – 7-8:30pm. No musical or dance experience, special attire or partners are required to participate, and everyone is welcome to join in. $10 suggested donation. Mariandale Retreat and Conference Center, 299 North Highland Ave. Ossining. Info: 914.941.4455, DancesofUniversalPeace.org.

TUESDAY, DECEMBER 16

Westchester Holistic Network – 8-10am. It’s not just for practitioners. Friendly people, compelling speakers. Free to members; $10 non-members. Panera Bread Company, One North Broadway, White Plains. WestchesterHolisticNetwork.org.

WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 17

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

Introduction to Mindfulness Meditation – 7-8:15pm. Learn proper meditation posture and techniques for developing mental strength, stability and clarity. Meditation and readings from Buddhist Teachings. One class remaining of three-week series. $75 series that began Dec 3 or $30/class. Mt Kisco. Info: 914.260.1696. TheCenterForHealthAndHealing.net.

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

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 19

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

SATURDAY, DECEMBER 20

Celebrating Winter Trees and Winter Animals – 2pm. Learn how trees and animals not only survive but thrive during the cold winter months. Includes short woodlands nature walk. $5 members. $8 nonmembers. Greenburgh Nature Center, 99 Dromore Rd, Scarsdale. Info: 914.723.3470. GreenburghNatureCenter.org.

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

Kirtan – 7-9pm. With Noah Baumwoll. Raise the energy through Kirtan “chanting.” Formally a part of bhakti yoga, the devotional path of yoga and nada yoga, the science of sound and vibration. No experience necessary. $15. Quest Yoga Arts, 11-13 E Main St, Mt Kisco. Preregister: 914.241.9642. QuestYogaArts.com.

SUNDAY, DECMEBER 21

Winter Solstice Celebration – 6pm. Gather with the communities of StarVisions and the Chapel at Croton Falls for a magical evening celebrating the Return of the Light with candles, drumming, singing bowls and music. Free. Donations appreciated. Chapel at Croton Falls, 609 Rte 22, Croton Falls. Info:StarvisionsCommunity.org.

MONDAY, DECEMBER 22

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

SATURDAY, DECEMBER 27

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

MONDAY, DECEMBER 29

Family Reiki – 11am-4pm. Designed to bring this teaching to parent and child together, history of Reiki, Reiki for self-healing, self-confidence and self-esteem and how Reiki can benefit animal companions. $150 for one adult and one child. Hands of Serenity Healing, 1129 Main St, Fishkill. 845.896.1915. HandsOfSerenityHealing.com.

 

PLAN AHEAD

 

THURSDAY, JANUARY 1

Fire and Drumming Circle – 12pm. Drum in the new year around the fire, as we burn the Yule wreath that has been adorned with wishes, intentions and prayers, sending them out to the Universe. Potluck gathering follows. Hands of Serenity Healing. Info/directions/location: 845.896.1915. HandsOfSerenityHealing.com.

Monday, January 5

Massage Therapy Training Program – 9am. Full-time seven month program begins. Federal financial funds and scholarships are available. The Finger Lakes School of Massage, 272 North Bedford Rd. Mount Kisco. Info: 914.241.7363. FLSM.com.

Wednesday, January 7

Corporate Based Mindfulness Training – 7-9pm. Bringing Mindfulness to Work. Free intro to a 10-week interactive workshop series with Instructor: Sheila Wall, Senior Consultant, The Potential Project. Register/info: 203.216.6243.

 

 

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

Cover-Nov14-250For additional event listings, updates and changes, visit our online calendar.

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

UPCOMING EVENTS

Please call ahead to confirm event details.

 

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 1

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

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

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

SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 2

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

MONDAY, NOVEMBER 3

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

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

TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 4

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

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 5

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

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

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

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

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 6

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

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

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 7

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

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

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

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

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 8

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

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

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

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

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

SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 9

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

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

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

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

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

MONDAY, NOVEMBER 10

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

TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 11

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

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

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 12

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

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

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

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

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 13

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

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 14

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

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

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

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

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

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 15

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 16

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

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

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

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

TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 18

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

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

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 19

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

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 20

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

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

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

Friday, November 21

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

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

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 22

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

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

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

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

SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 23

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

MONDAY, NOVEMBER 24

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

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

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 28

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

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 29

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

SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 30

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

 

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

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WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 1

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

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 3

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

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 4

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

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

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

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 5

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

MONDAY, OCTOBER 6

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

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

TUESDAY OCTOBER 7

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

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

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

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 8

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

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

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

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

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 9

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

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 10

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

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

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 11

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

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

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

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

Sunday, October 12

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

MONDAY, OCTOBER 13

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

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 14

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

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

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 15

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

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

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 17

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

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

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

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 18

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

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

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

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

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 19

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

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

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

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

MONDAY, OCTOBER 20

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

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

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 21

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

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

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

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 22

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

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

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

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

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 24

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

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

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

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

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 25

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 26

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

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

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

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

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

MONDAY, OCTOBER 27

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

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

TUESDAY OCTOBER 28

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

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 31

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

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