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

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UPCOMING EVENTS
Please call ahead to confirm event details.

 

WEDNESDAY, JULY 1

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

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

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

Full Moon Drumming Circle – 7-8:30pm Experience healing benefits of drumming in community following Native American traditions led by Anne Bentzen. Bring drum or rattle. $25 suggested. Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 236 So. Bedford Rd, Rt. 172, Mt. Kisco. Info: 914.236.4503.

THURSDAY, JULY 2

Thursdays Pre-Natal Series – July 2-23. 11:30am-12:30pm. Strengthen and open, cultivating breath awareness and mind-body unity through yoga poses modified for requirements of the pregnant body. All trimesters. $100. Quest Yoga Arts, 11-13 E Main St, Mt Kisco. Register: 914.241.9642. QuestYogaArts.com.

SATURDAY, JULY 4

July 4th Celebration at Fishkill Farms – 11am-4pm. Stax of Soul Band performs soulful tunes, crafts for kids, hay wagon rides, and blueberries and cherries to pick. Fishkill Farms, 9 Fishkill Farm Rd, Hopewell Junction. Info: 845.897.4377. FishkilFarms.com.

SUNDAY, JULY 5

Meditation and Satsang – 11am-12:30pm. Free. Inner Balance Studio, Patterson. 845.878.7800. InnerBalanceStudio.org.

Butterfly Walk at GNC – 2pm. Short walk to a native plant meadow. Learn about the life cycle of a butterfly and the epic migration of Monarch butterflies. $5 members. $8 nonmembers. Greenburgh Nature Center. Info: 914.723.3470. GreenburghNatureCenter.org.

Vegan Cooking 101 – 5-8pm. With Dianne de la Veaux. Make veggie burgers from scratch, a chilled soup for hot days, crunchy cabbage slaw and no-fail berry crumble. $45. Recologie, 49 Lawton St, New Rochelle. Info/reservations: 914.278.9350. Recologie.com.

MONDAY, JULY 6

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, JULY 7

Creatively Kinesthetic – 7-8:30pm. With Piki Houde. Guided release technique lying on rubber balls to self-massage tight areas, create freedom of movement, new self-awareness and more. All levels. Quest Yoga Arts, 11-13 E Main St, Mt Kisco. Register/pricing: 914.241.9642. QuestYogaArts.com.

WEDNESDAY, JULY 8

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.

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, JULY 9

American Grammy-Nominated Rock, Blues, Jazz and Pop Guitarist Gil Paris – 7-10pm. Brian Carter on drums. Recologie, 49 Lawton St, New Rochelle. 914.278.9350. Recologie.com.

FRIDAY, JULY 10

Intro to the Tarot Cards – 6:30-8:30pm. With Melissa. $35. Synchronicity, 1511 Rte 22, Brewster. RSVP: 845.363.1765. SynchronicityNY.com.

Reiki Refresher Course – 7pm. Review principles and how to give a session. Be re-attuned. Symbol handouts to those attuned to them. Must bring certificate. $60. Hands of Serenity Healing, 1129 Main St, Fishkill. Preregistration required: 845.896.1915. HandsOfSerenityHealing.com.

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

Yoga Nidra – 7:15-8:30pm. With Alma Pink, LMT, RYT and John DeJulio, RYT. Gentle breath direction and guided relaxation. $17. Inner Balance Studio, Patterson. InnerBalanceStudio.org.

SATURDAY, JULY 11

The Dirt On Dirt – 2pm. Get hands dirty in this interactive program while learning the basics of composting and what makes up dirt. Free members. $8 nonmembers. Greenburgh Nature Center. Info: 914.723.3470. GreenburghNatureCenter.org.

SUNDAY, JULY 12

Grand Re-Opening Celebration: 13th Year Anniversary – Meet instructors, free refreshments, networking, entertainment and chance to win a month of unlimited yoga. Free. The YogaScape, 64 Gleneida Ave, Carmel. Info: 845.225.9642. TheYogaScape.com.

Spices and Seasons Indian Cooking Class – 11am-2pm. Learn, watch, cook and eat brunch. Rinku creates healthy, simple and practical menus. $30 adults. $10 children under 10. Recologie, 49 Lawton St, New Rochelle. Reservations: 914.278.9350. Recologie.com.

Talking With Father Sky: The Role of the Divine Masculine in the Medicine Wheel Teachings Workshops – 1-3pm and/or 3:30-5:30pm. $35/$40. Wainwright House, 260 Stuyvesant Ave, Rye. Wainwright.org.

Intro to AUMHOME: Clearing Your Space and Your Self – 1-4pm. With Nidhi Huba, BA, Feng-Shui Practitioner. Participants receive a pendulum and Feng-Shui card. $60/$66. Wainwright House, 260 Stuyvesant Ave, Rye. Wainwright.org.

Yin Yoga Workshop – 2:30-4:30pm. Balancing practice complimentary to more yang styles of yoga. Mind/body practice focusing on body’s connective tissues not usually targeted in more active style yoga. Quest Yoga Arts, 11-13 E Main St, Mt Kisco. Register/pricing: 914.241.9642. QuestYogaArts.com.

WEDNESDAY, JULY 15

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.

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

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

One Spirit Learning Alliance Info Session – 7-9pm. Seminary. A community to explore and gain understanding of one’s unique place in the world, a new way to create the life desired, and the skills and presence to be of service. Free. Info: 212.931.6840 x 51. OneSpiritInterfaith.org.

THURSDAY, JULY 16

Lecture & Book Signing – 6:30-8pm. Let There Be Light, Experiencing Inner Light Across the World’s Sacred Traditions by Arthur Stein and Andrew Vidich. $25/$28 includes book. Wainwright House, 260 Stuyvesant Ave, Rye. Wainwright.org.

Summer MELT Workshop – 7-8:15pm. With Joy Jacobson. Self-treatment method that eliminates chronic pain, improves performance and decreases accumulated stress caused by repetitive postures and movements. Quest Yoga Arts, 11-13 E Main St, Mt Kisco. Register/pricing: 914.241.9642. QuestYogaArts.com.

One Spirit Learning Alliance Info Session – 7-9pm. Interspiritual Counseling. A community to explore and gain understanding of one’s unique place in the world, a new way to create the life desired, and the skills and presence to be of service. Free. Info: 212.931.6840 x 51. OneSpiritInterfaith.org.

FRIDAY, JULY 17

True Edge Workshop for Women – 10-5pm. With Ellen Blaufox, LCSW-R. Liberate oneself using mindfulness, cognitive behavioral therapy and mind body awareness techniques. Receive action plan and complimentary phone support. $90/$100. Wainwright.org.

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

SATURDAY, JULY 18

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.

Mindful Life Weight Loss – 2-3pm.With Kim Gold, MS, RYT, Steve Kanney. Four Sat. Make peace with one’s weight through a mindfulness-based, holistic program. $100/$110. Wainwright House, 260 Stuyvesant Ave, Rye. Wainwright.org.

SUNDAY, JULY 19

Community Yoga – 11am-12:15pm. With Robin Cohen, RYT 500. Admission by donation of personal care products for Pawling Community Resource Center. Inner Balance Studio, Patterson. InnerBalanceStudio.org.

Restorative Yoga – 5-7pm. With Karla Diamond. 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. Preregister: 914.241.9642. QuestYogaArts.com.

MONDAY, JULY 20

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

TUESDAY, JULY 21

Westchester Holistic Network Evening Event – 6-8pm. Fun summer evening of socializing for the holistically minded. No speaker. Cash bar. All Welcome. The Wild Fusions Asian Restaurant, 250 Main St., second floor, White Plains. Info: WestchesterHolisticNetwork.org.

Qigong Workshop – 6:30-7:30pm. With Rob McMahon. Gentle movement and visualization to relax the body and quiet mind. All ages and fitness levels. No prior experience required. $20. Quest Yoga Arts, 11-13 E Main St, Mt Kisco. Preregister: 914.241.9642. QuestYogaArts.com.

WEDNESDAY, JULY 22

StarVisions Healing Circle – 7-9pm. Connecting wisdom and energy principles to life. Experience deep energy healing in group setting with Anne Bentzen, Reiki Master; Max 18. $25; student rate: $15. Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 236 So. Bedford Rd, Mt. Kisco. Pre-register: 914.588.4079.

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

THURSDAY, JULY 23

Holistic Moms Network N Westchester /Lower Putnam Monthly Meeting – 9:30-11am. Guest Speaker Perry Levenson, board certified in Chinese medicine and acupuncture. Shira Adler chapter leader. Katonah United Methodist Church, 5 Bedford Rd, Katonah. Info Facebook.com/NWestLoPutHMN.

FRIDAY, JULY 24

Introduction to Crystal Healing – 7pm. Discover five most commonly used crystals, their chakra relation, healing and magical uses and more. $35 includes starter kit. Hands of Serenity Healing, 1129 Main St, Fishkill. Register: 845.896.1915. HandsOfSerenityHealing.com.

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

SATURDAY, JULY 25

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

Square Dance FUNdraiser! – 4-7pm. Caller Sandy Corey to benefit Stray HELP. 8 Tayler Lane, Fishkill (Old Post Mall Apt Community Room). Tickets $8. Food and refreshments available. Info: 845.489.2378 or visit SoundEarth.com/FishkillCares.

Midsummer Harvest Festival – 11am-4pm. Fishkill Farms will be offering tractor wagon rides and firing up the grill; u-pick raspberries, peaches, plums, vegetables, gorgeous flowers and herbs and the Veronica Jokel band performs. Fishkill Farms, 9 Fishkill Farm Rd, Hopewell Junction. Info: 845.897.4377. fishkillfarms.com.

SUNDAY, JULY 26

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.

Bossa Nova Brunch – 2pm. With Kaya Nicol’s A Little Cachaça. Dine and dance. Recologie, 49 Lawton St. New Rochelle. 914.278.9350. Recologie.com.

TUESDAY, JULY 28

Vibrational Healing with Reiki and Flower Essences – 10am-4pm. Anne Bentzen and Annemarie Minke combine their expertise to present 1 hour integrated energy healing session in Armonk. Leave with personalized flower essence for individual’s healing. Info: 914.588.4079.

WEDNESDAY, JULY 29

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

FRIDAY, JULY 31

Full Moon Yoga – 6-8pm. A special candlelit yoga class focusing on restorative poses and linking breath with movement. Leave feeling restored and ready to start the next month and moon. $40. The YogaScape. 64 Gleneida Ave, Carmel. Register/Info: theyogascape.com. 845.225.9642.

Once in a Blue Moon Ritual – 8pm. Celebrate, drum, chant and dance around a fire. Outdoor event taking place in another location, must preregister. $15 prepaid, $20 day of. Hands of Serenity Healing. Location/info/register/prepay: 845.896.1915. HandsOfSerenityHealing.com.

SATURDAY, AUGUST 1

The Hudson Valley Exposition – Noon-9pm. Rain or shine. Showcases for holistic wellness and energy, artisan marketplace, restaurant row, performers, food, craft beer and wines and laser light show. Riverfront Green Park in Peekskill. Info: 914.737.3600. HVExposition.com.

SUNDAY, AUGUST 2

Yoga, Meditation + Healthy Lunch – 10am-3pm. Outside Yoga, meditation on the ground, learn dry skin blush, and fresh lunch made by chef. $60. Hudson Valley Healing, 122 Belvedere Rd, Beacon. 917.312.6188, hudsonvallyhealing.jimdo.com, mtbodyworklab.com.

THURSDAY, AUGUST 6

Evening of Heavenly Connections With Mediums – 6:30-10pm. With Maura, Hudson Valley Medium and Tamara, Southern Belle Medium. Loving and healing messages from loved ones that have crossed over. Includes dinner with cash bar. Four Brothers Restaurant, Mahopac. Tickets: Luvsblessings.com. Info: 845.661.8295.

FRIDAY, AUGUST 7

Evening of Heavenly Connections With Mediums – 6:30-10pm. With Maura, Hudson Valley Medium and Tamara, Southern Belle Medium. Loving and healing messages from loved ones that have crossed over. Includes dinner with cash bar. Trattoria 160 Italian Restaurant, Pleasantville. Tickets: Luvsblessings.com. Info: 845.661.8295.

 

 

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

Cover-WPC-June-15-275For additional event listings, updates and changes, visit our online calendar.

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UPCOMING EVENTS

Please call ahead to confirm event details.

 

MONDAY, JUNE 1

Men’s Open Circle – 7-8:30pm. Monthly meeting combining yoga and discussions supporting life off the mat. All ages. $20 donation. The Rivertown Center for Yoga & Health, 343 Broadway, Dobbs Ferry. Info, Scott Bierko: 914 384-9981. Register: RivertownYoga.com.

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

Osteoporosis Awareness Group – 7-9pm. Speaker: Chandra Sookdeo of Yonkers Wellness Center. Topic: Diet, Yoga, and Meditation for Osteoporosis. Free. Meetings held at Burke Rehabilitation Hospital, Bldg #4, 785 Mamaroneck Ave, White Plains. Info, Susan: 914.260.9339.

TUESDAY, JUNE 2

All Levels Hatha Yoga Class – 9:30am. At the Patterson Rec Center, 65 Front St, Patterson, 845.878.7200. More classes will be offered. For yoga class info: 845.200.7462; yogainthetrees.com.

Tween Yoga – June 2-30. 4-4:50pm. With Robin Cohen, RYT-500. Ages 10-14. $50 five-weeks. Preregister: 845.878.7800. InnerBalanceStudio.org.

Overcoming Test Anxiety – 6-7:30pm. EFT workshop and group. Parent and child discover freedom and test success. $30. Putnam Healing Arts, Mahopac. RSVP: 845.228.8132. PutnamHealingArts.com.

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 3

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.

Klezmer Series Continues – 7pm. Traditional music with historic commentary provided by Sy Kushner. Recologie, 49 Lawton St, New Rochelle. Recologie, 49 Lawton St, New Rochelle. Info/reservations: 914.278.9350. Recologie.com.

Nia Move & Restore – June 3-24. 7-8:15pm. With Cory Etheridge. Gentle, expressive body-mind-spirit movement blending aspects of martial arts, dance arts, healing arts and more. Quest Yoga Arts, 11-13 E Main St, Mt Kisco. Pricing Info/register: 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.

The Transformative Practice of Lovingkindness – 7-9pm. With David Nichtern. Metta (Maitri) meditation, aka loving kindness. Tea and snack reception follow. $50. Quest Yoga Arts Studio, 11 E Main St, 2nd Flr, Mt Kisco. 914.260.1696. Info: TheCenterForHealthAndHealing.net.

THURSDAY, JUNE 4

Moving Into Meditation – June 4, 11, 18 & 24. 10:50-11:50am. With Melanie Ryan. Gentle yoga to open the body and the chakras to release tension and blocked energy flow. Quest Yoga Arts Studio. Register: QuestYogaArts.com.

Fashion Forward – 7pm. No sew clutch bags with Richela Fabian Morgan. Learn to make modern clutch bags—without needle and thread. $45 includes materials, wine and small bites. Recologie, 49 Lawton St, New Rochelle. Info/reservations: 914.278.9350. Recologie.com.

First Thursdays Heart Listening – 7-8:30pm. With Diane Ingram. Guided meditation and discussion cultivating an awareness of a deeper place to operate from the heart. $15. Inner Balance Studio, Patterson. InnerBalanceStudio.org.

FRIDAY, JUNE 5

Kundalini Yoga Teacher Training – Level One Certification. 220 hour course. Become an instructor and learn fundamental principles and practices of Kundalini Yoga.Golden Temple Yoga, 223 Katonah Ave, Katonah. Info: 914.232.3473; GoldenTempleYoga.com.

The Healer’s Lounge – 10-11:30am. Free networking event for holistic practitioners. 30-45 min presentation by a holistic practitioner followed by networking. Bring marketing materials. Quest Yoga Arts Studio, 11 E Main St, Mt Kisco. TheCenterForHealthAndHealing.net.

Teen Swim Yoga Fridays – June 5-26. 5-6pm. Designed for the teen swimmers focusing on flexibility, core strength and breath work to optimize performance in pool. Quest Yoga Arts, 11-13 E Main St, Mt Kisco. Pricing info/register: 914.241.9642. QuestYogaArts.com.

Animal Totem Spirit Workshop – 6:30-8:30pm.With Alexandra Le’Clere. $35. Synchronicity, 1511 Rte 22, Brewster. RSVP: 845.363.1765. SynchronicityNY.com.

SATURDAY, JUNE 6

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

Relax & Renew for Summer – 4-6pm. With Monique Michaels. Heart centered restorative practice gently opening the chest, shoulders, hips and back. Cleansing pranayama, rejuvenating restoratives and meditation. Quest Yoga Arts, Mt Kisco. Pricing info/register: 914.241.9642. QuestYogaArts.com.

Develop Your Intuition on a Psychic Level –7-8:30pm. June 6, 9, 16, 23. With Joan Carra. Four week series to enhance intuitive abilities. Take one class or whole series. $30 per class/non-members; $108/members/series. Info: PsychicJoanCarra.com. Wainwright House, 260 Stuyvesant Ave. Rye. Register: Wainwright.org.

Healing Circle – 7-9pm. With Katie Ciriello. Ancient sound healing techniques, crystal bowls, tuning forks and voice tones. Connect to soul. $45. The Center for Health and Healing, 153 E Main St, Ste A1, Mt Kisco. 914.260.1696. Register online TheCenterForHealthAndHealing.net.

SUNDAY, JUNE 7

Intro to Earth Dance Workshop – 10:30am-12pm. With Jill Doornick, Express inner self and one’s relationship with the earth. Dance through the basic rhythms of the five elements. $22/$24. Wainwright House, Rye. Wainwright.org.

Meditation and Satsang – 11am-12:15pm. 1st Sun. With Gabrielle Semel, E-RYT 500. Free. 845.878.7800. InnerBalanceStudio.org.

HMN’s First Joint Chapter Potluck Picnic & Planting – 11am-2pm. Holistic Moms Network Northern Westchester /Lower Putnam & Southern Westchester Chapters. Evergreen Nursery, 688 Cross River Rd, Katonah. Info: Shira at: 914.861.5186. Join HMN: Membership.HolisticMoms.org.

Book Signing and Jazz Event – 12-2pm. Creative Coalition’s The Art of Discovery published by Rizzoli. Literary and photographic project capturing that moment in time that can act as a personal muse and more. Recologie, 49 Lawton St, New Rochelle. Info/reservations: 914.278.9350. Recologie.com.

Childbirth Education Series – June 7-21. 1-3pm. Prepare mind and body for labor and birth. Discuss stages of labor, typical medical interventions, expectations and healthy choices in childbirth. $180. Quest Yoga Arts, Mt Kisco. Register: 914.241.9642. QuestYogaArts.com.

The Spirit of the Land: Understanding the Medicine Wheel in Multiple Dimensions – 1-3pm and/or 3:30-5:30pm. With Evan Pritchard, professor of Native American Studies. Each workshop: $35/$40, Wainwright House, Rye. Wainwright.org.

Open House – 1:30-2:30pm and 3-4pm. Open level yoga classes. Free. Nueva Alma Yoga Studio, 799 McLean Ave, Yonkers. NuevaAlma.com.

Croton’s Summerfest! – 1:30-5:30pm. Physical Therapy Consultations, Craniosacral, Lymphatic, Massages, Integrated Energy, Reiki,Yoga, MELT, and others. Free. Holistic Physical Therapy at Acker House.139 Grand St, Croton on Hudson. Info: HolisticPhysicalTherapyNY.com; 914.217.7919.

Diving Deep Within– 2-5pm. With Sudha Lundeen master teacher. For Sadhana and personal exploration in this season of renewal. $60.The Rivertown Center for Yoga & Health, 343 Broadway, Dobbs Ferry. Info, Beth Bierko: 914.384.9983. Register: RivertownYoga.com.

MONDAY, JUNE 8

Beginner Yoga Series – June 8-29. 10-11:15am. Safe, nurturing and inspiring journey. Step-by-step yoga breathing, core postures and the flow linking all these elements together. $100. Quest Yoga Arts, 11-13 E Main St, Mt Kisco. Register: 914.241.9642. QuestYogaArts.com.

Flower Vibrational Healing Workshop– 6:30pm. With Annemarie Minke. Discover healing messages of flowers to rebalance energetic fields, enhance health and heal disease. Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 236 S Bedford Rd, Rte 172, Mt Kisco. Register: 914.236.4503. StarvisionsCommunity.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.

TUESDAY, JUNE 9

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

Loving Our Addicted Daughters Back To Life – 6-7:30pm. Presented by Linda Dahl, local author of Loving Our Addicted Daughters Back to Life: A Guidebook for Parents. Q&A follow. Somers Library. Registration required: 914.232.5717. SomersLibrary.org.

Green Drinks Westchester – 6-8pm. Meets this month at Sarah Lawrence College Center for the Urban River at Beczak, 35 Alexander St, Yonkers, with host Director Ryan Palmer. Facilitators: Lea Cullen Boyer and Dani Glaser. Fun night of networking; learn about this very special center. Facebook.com: search greendrinkswestchester.

Summer Woes: Bugs, Ticks & Lyme Disease – 7-8:30pm. With Master Herbalist Andrea Candee. Learn how to protect the family (including pets) and discover innovative, successful techniques for addressing chronic Lyme. $38. Info: AndreaCandee.com. Wainwright House, 180 Stuyvesant Ave, Rye. Call to register: 914.967.6080.

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 10

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 professionally and personally. The Burger Barn, Somers. 914.646.5766; BelieveInspireGrow.com.

Clinical Canine Intervention Therapy Information Session – 7pm. Learn how to help individuals experiencing physical, social, emotional and other challenges through use of assistance dog training. Free. Sensory Stepping Stones, 83 S Bedford Rd, Mt Kisco. RVSP required: 914.244.4101.

THURSDAY, JUNE 11

Moving Into Meditation– 10:50-11:50am. With Melanie Ryan. Weekly gentle yoga. Open the body and chakras to release tension and blocked energy flow. Sitting and walking meditation. Quest Yoga Arts Studio. Register: QuestYogaArts.com.

Film: Project Wild Thing – 6:30pm/screening starts; 6:15pm/seating begins. Q & A following film. Free. Ossining Library’s Budarz Theatre, Ossining Public Library, 53 Croton Ave. 914.941.2416.

FRIDAY, JUNE 12

Equine-Interactive Workshop – 6-8pm. Building rider confidence with Equine Energetix. Info: 212.477.4475. EquineEnergetix.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, JUNE 13

Japji Sahib Naad Yoga Workshop – 9am-12pm. With Gurunam Singh. Chanting, live music, meditation and Q&A. $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. $15. The Temperance Center, 453 White Plains Rd, Ste 203, Eastchester. 914.793.2600. TheTemperanceCenter.com.

Open House –10am-1:30pm. Never tried Pilates? A day of free classes, raffles and demonstrations. The Art of Control on SUNY Purchase campus, 735 Anderson Hill Rd, Purchase. 914.251.7842.

Etsy Artists Pop-Up Fair – 10am-4pm. 20 Etsy Artists exhibit hand-made designed product. Recologie, 49 Lawton St, New Rochelle. Info: 914.278.9350. Recologie.com.

Yoga and Musculoskeletal Imbalances – 1:30-4:30pm. With Priti Robyn Ross. Explore principles for healthy alignment and discover personal postural habits. CEUs available. $35 members. $45 nonmembers. Wainwright House, 260 Stuyvesant Ave, Rye. Info, Michael Sassano: 914.709.4150. YTAYoga.com.

Fur Ball Masquerade – 5pm. Bring an animal-themed mask. Attend formally dressed “to the nines.” Dancing, an award ceremony, silent and live auction and a raffle. Trump National Golf Club, 339 Pine Rd, Briarcliff Manor. Info: PetsAlive.org/furball2015.

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

SUNDAY, JUNE 14

Dreaming with the Departed Workshop – 10am-1pm. With Janice Matturro, certified intuitive consultant and dream teacher. Such encounters can bring closure and healing and provide life-helping information. $54/$60, Wainwright House, Rye. Wainwright.org.

Pilates and the Swedish Bar Workshop – 11am-2pm. Learn the benefits of Swedish Wall Bar and dozens of its classical exercises. $129. The Art of Control on SUNY Purchase Campus, 735 Anderson Hill Rd, Purchase. 914.251.7842.

Strawberry Jammin’ Festival – 11am-4pm. Reggae music by the Big Takeover, tractor wagon rides, grilled food, children’s craft, strawberry shortcake and pick organically grown strawberries. Free admission. 9 Fishkill Farm Rd, Hopewell Junction. Info: 845.897.4377. FishkillFarms.com.

South India Brunch – 12-4pm. Demonstrations by Rinku Bhattacharya. Part of a series presenting foods from four areas of India. Five-course vegan brunch. A savory experience. $45. Recologie, 49 Lawton St, New Rochelle. Info/reservations: 914.278.9350; Recologie.com.

Open House – 1:30-2:30pm and 3-4pm. Open level yoga classes. Free. Nueva Alma Yoga Studio, 799 McLean Ave, Yonkers. NuevaAlma.com.

Laughing Yoga – 3-5pm. with Simeon Darwick. Practice offering deep learning with connection to others through humor and practice. $30. The Rivertown Center for Yoga & Health, 343 Broadway, Dobbs Ferry. Info, Beth Bierko: 914.384.9983. Register: RivertownYoga.com.

Relax Deeply A Restorative Yoga & Meditation Class – 6-7:15pm. With Monique Michael. All levels. Unwind and de-stress body and mind. Breathe Pilates And Yoga, 83 N Greeley Ave, 2nd Flr, Chappaqua. Pricing info: 914.238.0184. BreathePilatesAndYoga.com.

MONDAY, JUNE 15

Kripalu Morning Yoga – 9-10:30am. Mondays receive individual attention in this creative, multi-level class. Letting go of stress, nurturing peace. First class free. Very experienced teacher. YogaShine Studio, 7-11 Legion Dr, Valhalla. 914.769.8745. Yogashine.com.

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

TUESDAY, JUNE 16

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

Author Series: Dancing Light, the Spiritual Side of Being through the Eyes of a Modern Yoga Master – 10:30am-12pm. With 96 year old Tao Porchon-Lynch. $15. $45 includes book. Wainwright House, Rye. 914.967.6080. Wainwright.org.

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

Evening Satsang– 7-8:45pm. With Prem Sadasivananda. Meditation, chanting and dharma talk on stories that heal. $20 donation. The Rivertown Center for Yoga & Health, 343 Broadway, Dobbs Ferry. Info, Beth Bierko: 914.384.9983. Register: RivertownYoga.com.

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 17

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.

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

THURSDAY, JUNE 18

Kripalu Evening Yoga – 7-8:30pm. Thursdays receive individual attention in this creative, multi-level class. Let go of stress. Experience nurturing peace. First class free. YogaShine Studio, 7-11 Legion Dr, Valhalla. 914.769.8745. Yogashine.com.

FRIDAY, JUNE 19

Super Gentle Morning Yoga – 9:30-10:30am. Friday multi-level Kripalu-style for seniors and anyone with special needs and concerns. Gentle class. Receive individual attention. First class free. YogaShine Studio, 7-11 Legion Dr, Valhalla. 914.769.8745. Yogashine.com.

The Vertical Workshop: Advancing and Progressing Clients – June 19-21. 12-7pm. With Shari Berkowitz. For teachers of Pilates: Rhinebeck Pilates. Pricing info/must preregister: 845.876.5686. RhinebeckPilates.com.

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

SATURDAY, JUNE 20

Second Annual Pelham Yoga Summer – 8-8:45am/registration; 9-10:30am/adult yoga class. Solstice event. Practice yoga outdoors. $20-$30. Register: ecopel.org.

SUNDAY, JUNE 21

Chakra Flow-n-Let it Go Yoga – 11am-12:15pm. With Antonia Noonan. 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.

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

Restorative Yoga – 4-6pm. With Karla Diamond. Relaxing, powerful practice benefitting everyone. Release deeply held tensions, calm nervous system, strengthen immune system and increase self-awareness. Quest Yoga Arts, 11-13 E Main St, Mt Kisco. Pricing/Preregister: 914.241.9642. QuestYogaArts.com.

MONDAY, JUNE 22

Stress Making You Sick? – 1-3pm. Reduce stress, maintain health. Learn healing techniques. Balance mind, body, spirit. $30. Putnam Healing Arts, Mahopac. RSVP: 845.228.8132. PutnamHealingArts.com.

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

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 24

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

THURSDAY, JUNE 25

Holistic Moms Network Northern Westchester /Lower Putnam Chapter – 9:30-11am. Guest speaker Master Herbalist, Andrea Candee. Meet 4th Thurs of every month. Katonah United Methodist Church, 5 Bedford Rd, Katonah. Details, Shira, chapter leader: 914.861.5186. Join HMN: Membership.HolisticMoms.org.

FRIDAY, JUNE 26

Law of Attraction Workshop – 6:30-8:30pm. With Carol Canter. $35. Synchronicity, 1511 Rte 22, Brewster. RSVP: 845.363.1765. SynchronicityNY.com.

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

SATURDAY, JUNE 27

Explore Your Core Yoga Workshop – 9-11:30am. With Judi Friedman. Abdominal asanas strengthen and stretch the front, side and back bodies and abdomen, hips and spine. $45. Breathe Pilates And Yoga, 83 N Greeley Ave, 2nd Flr, Chappaqua. 914.238.0184. BreathePilatesAndYoga.com.

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

Harmony Qigong & Group Healing – 1-2:30pm. Qigong: the Movement of Life. Led by Master Robert Peng. $28 advance registration. Club Fit Jefferson Valley. 914.962.0101.

Qigong Empowerment & Group Healing – 3:30-5pm. Qigong: the Movement of Life. $28 advance registration. Led by Master Robert Peng. Club Fit Briarcliff Manor. 914.962.0101.

SUNDAY, JUNE 28

Tasseography: The Art of Tea Leaf Reading – 12-2pm. With Psychic Joan Carra. PsychicJoanCarra.com. Tea, coffee, pastries and intuitive inspirations. $32/$35Wainwright House, 260 Stuyvesant Ave, Rye. Register: Wainwright.org.

Mandala Workshop: Moving Towards Wholeness – 1-4pm.With Doreen Grozinger. Creating mandalas offers time to quiet one’s minds in order to listen to inner self. $55/$60 materials included. Wainwright House, Rye. Wainwright.org.

MONDAY, JUNE 29

Is Your World Animate and Alive? – 7-9pm. With Shivananda Thomas Amelio. Explore and transform relationship with the world and everything in it. $55. The Rivertown Center for Yoga & Health, 343 Broadway, Dobbs Ferry. Info, Beth Bierko: 914.384.9983. Register: RivertownYoga.com.

TUESDAY, JUNE 30

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

 

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FRIDAY, MAY 1

The Healer’s Lounge – 10-11:30am. Free networking event for holistic practitioners. 30-45 min presentation followed by networking. Bring marketing materials. The Center for Health and Healing at Quest Yoga 11 E Main St, Mt Kisco. TheCenterForHealthAndHealing.net.

Angel Communication Workshop – 6:30- 8:30pm. With Kathryn Hudson. $35/pp. Synchronicity, 1511 Rte 22, Brewster. Register/info: 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. TheTemperanceCenter.com.

SATURDAY, MAY 2

Hudson Valley Garden Fair – 10am-3pm. Plant and garden vendors, demos by area experts and hear Matthew Benson, author of Growing Beautiful Food. $12 admission. Children 15 and under free. Montgomery Place Historic Estate, 25 Gardener Way, Red Hook.

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

Spring Celebration and Vegetable & Herb Sale – 11am-3pm. Displays, live music, food, kids activities, farm animals and more. Free. Stony Kill Foundation, main entrance by stone pillars, 79 Farmstead Ln, Wappingers Falls. Info: 845.309.4949. Stonykill.org.

Henna Tattoo & Tarot Reading Play Day – 12-5pm. With Marlene Ratliff and Angela Pizzarello. Celebrate life, love or Mom. TheCenterForHealthAndHealing.net. 153 E Main St, 2nd Flr, Mt Kisco. Reservations: 914.260.1696.

Family Yoga – 1-2pm. For parents and children of all ages. Asanas, exploring partner poses and partnered breathing exercises. $25 for two, $5 each additional participant. Quest Yoga Arts 11-13 E Main St, Mt Kisco. Register: 914.241.9642. QuestYogaArts.com.

Open Mic Night at Recologie – 8pm. All songwriters, singers, performers, instrumentalists are invited. Bring friends and share talent. Two drink minimum. 49 Lawton St, New Rochelle. Recologie 914.238.9350. Recologie.com.

Sunday, May 3

Mystic and Author Theresa Joseph Offers Channeled Healing Circle and Talk on 21st Century Mysticism – 1-3pm. Excerpts from: Everyday Mystic: Finding the Extraordinary in the Ordinary. Co-lead with Linda Fallo-Mitchell. 236 So. Bedford Rd., Rt. 172, Mt. Kisco. $20 Advance Registration required: 914.236.4503.

TUESDAY, MAY 5

Writers on the Sound Meet-up – 7pm. Will write to a prompt and offer supportive critique of projects. Get help meeting writing goals, building skills and confidence. $10 minimum. Recologie, 49 Lawton St, New Rochelle. 914.238.9350. Recologie.com.

The Artists Way – 7-8:30pm Workshop covers Chapters 7-12. Bring copy of The Artists Way Workbook by Julia Cameron to each session. Six-week series $125/$138. Wainwright House, 260 Stuyvesant Ave, Rye. Info: 914.967.6080. Wainwright.org.

WEDNESDAY, MAY 6

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.

Four-Week Qigong Workshop – May 6-27. 12:15-1:15pm. With Rob McMahon. Develop personal practice promoting optimal health and wellness. Any age or fitness level. No experience necessary. $22/class. Quest Yoga Arts 11-13 E Main St, Mt Kisco. Register: 914.241.9642. QuestYogaArts.com.

Reiki Circle – 7pm. Open to all attuned to Reiki level I or higher. 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.

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.

Klezmer Music Series – 7:30pm. Eastern European Jewish instrumental music, contemporary musicians, Jewish and non-Jewish, use Klezmer genre as jumping off point to create new works. $15 cover. Two drink minimum. Recologie, 49 Lawton St, New Rochelle. 914.278.9350. Recologie.com.

THURSDAY, MAY 7

Caregiver Reiki – May 7-June 11. 6:30pm. Reiki I and II class. Exploration chakra by chakra, of multiple ailments, conditions and more. $350 includes manual, handbook of Dr. Mikao Usui and pendulum. Hands of Serenity Healing, 1129 Main St, Fishkill. Register: 845.896.1915. HandsOfSerenityHealing.com.

First Thursdays Heart Listening – 7-8:30pm. With Diane Ingram. Guided meditation and discussion cultivating an awareness of a deeper place to operate from the heart. $15. Inner Balance Studio, Patterson. InnerBalanceStudio.org.

FRIDAY, MAY 8

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

Power Flow Jam Workshop Levels 2-3 – 7-9pm. With Liz Schulman. Vinyasa class sequenced to bring poses deeper and deeper designed to make a person sweat. $35. Preregistration required. o2living, Yellow Monkey Village, Cross River. 914.763.6320. o2Living.com.

SATURDAY, MAY 9

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

Intro to NIA – 2-3pm. With Cory Etheridge. Gentle, expressive body-mind-spirit movement program that blends aspects of martial arts, dance arts and healing. Barefoot or wear dance sneakers. $10. Quest Yoga Arts 11-13 E Main St, Mt Kisco. Register: 914.241.9642. QuestYogaArts.com.

Medicine Wheel Teachings: An Education in Native American Ways Workshop 1 – 3:30-5:30pm. Who is Communicating to Earth Mother? Taught by Evan Pritchard, Professor of Native American Studies. $35/$40. Wainwright House, 260 Stuyvesant Ave, Rye. Info: 914.967.6080. Wainwright.org.

Medicine Wheel Teachings: An Education in Native American Ways Workshop 1 – 6-8pm.Who is Communicating To Earth Mother? Taught by Evan Pritchard, Professor of Native American Studies. $35/$40. Wainwright House, 260 Stuyvesant Ave, Rye. Info: 914.967.6080. Wainwright.org.

Overtime – 8pm. Great blend of musicians who will rock the roof. Produced by Frank Goya and Standby Gypsy. $15 cover includes light appetizers. Dinner, wine and beer available. Recologie, 49 Lawton St, New Rochelle. 914.238.9350. Recologie.com.

SUNDAY, MAY 10

Composting Demonstration – 9am-2pm. Hosted by Croton-on-Hudson’s Down to Earth Farmers Market in collaboration with Cornell Cooperative Extension of Westchester County and the Croton Recreation Department. Municipal Lot, off of Municipal Pl and Rte 9 exit. Info: 914.923.4837.

Hastings Flea – 10am-4 pm. A special Mother’s Day Hastings Flea, family-friendly, live entertainment, overlooking the Hudson River. Curated, local vendors sell unique, authentic, and handmade items. Located at the Metro North Train station parking lot by the Hudson River. Info: hastingsflea.com. 646.709.4308.

Mom & Me Retreat – 11-12:30pm. With Monique Michaels. Relax, stretch, breathe, move and make new connections and discoveries. $40 for two. Quest Yoga Arts 11-13 E Main St, Mt Kisco. 914.241.9642. Preregister: QuestYogaArts.com.

MONDAY, MAY 11

Monthly Singing Circle – Group singing, toning and vibrational healing in a safe and sacred space. $20 donation. The Rivertown Center for Yoga & Health 343 Broadway, Dobbs Ferry. Info, Beth Bierko: 914.384.9983. Register: RivertownYoga.com.

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

TUESDAY, MAY 12

For the Love of Words Open Mic – 7pm. Bring poetry, prose and enthusiasm. Recologie, 49 Lawton St, New Rochelle. 914.238.9350. Recologie.com.

Meditation – 7-8pm. Guided meditation, great for both beginners and those with a meditation practice. By donation. The Rivertown Center for Yoga & Health 343 Broadway, Dobbs Ferry. Info, Beth Bierko: 914.384.9983. Register: RivertownYoga.com.

Lecture and Book Signing: Live and Let Live: How Multidimensional Collaboration Heals Ecosystems – 7-8:30pm. With Dr. Jim Conroy and Ms. Basia Alexander. $25/$28, price includes book. Wainwright House, 260 Stuyvesant Ave, Rye. Info: 914.967.6080; Wainwright.org.

WEDNESDAY, MAY 13

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, MAY 14

Holistic Moms Network—Homeopathy: Measles and Vaccinations – 7:30pm. Homeopath Manna Semby answers questions about measles, vaccinations, homeoprophylaxis, a vaccine alternative and how homeopathy aids general health. Hosted by Holistic Moms Network. Rye Free Reading Room, 1061 Boston Post Rd, Rye.

Creating a More Fulfilling, Joyful, Abundant Life – 6:30-8pm. With Wendy Reinike, Law of Attraction Certified Coach. Learn to create the life desired. Includes group guided meditation. $25. Center for a Healthy You, 1984 New Hackensack Rd., Poughkeepsie. Pre-registration by May 12. 914.475.0741.

FRIDAY, MAY 15

Dinner and A Doc – 7pm. Cowspiracy. May be the most important film made to inspire saving the planet. Dinner a la carte, minimum $20. $5 viewing fee. Recologie, 49 Lawton St, New Rochelle. 914.238.9350. Recologie.com.

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

Archangel Healing Workshop – 7-9pm. With Shaman Elka Boren. $35pp. Synchronicity, 1511 Rte 22, Brewster. Register/info: 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, MAY 16

Free Community Yoga Classes – 8:30am-3:30pm. Day of free classes taught by new teacher trainees. One-hour, level 1 classes throughout the day. Refreshments and snacks. Quest Yoga Arts, 11-13 East Main St, Mt Kisco. Info: 914.241.9642. QuestYogaArts.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.

10 Best-Kept Secrets to Stop Seasonal Allergies Workshop – 3pm. With Dr. Jodi Kennedy of Integrity Chiropractic. Learn essential stretches, powerful sinus acupressure points, key nutritional tips, homemade house and hair cleaners and more. Free. Gorman Professional Park, 7 Miller Rd. Mahopac. RSVP: 845.628.7233.

Odane Whilby with Grace & Tony – 9pm. Rock, Soul, Bluegrass and Punk. All in one grand evening. $10 cover. 2 drink minimum. Recologie, 49 Lawton St, New Rochelle. 914.238.9350. Recologie.com.

SUNDAY, MAY 17

Reiki I Workshop – 9:30am-4pm. With Ginny Mackles, Reiki Teacher. Be attuned and certified to the first level of Reiki. No experience needed or attend for refresher class. Chappaqua. Info: 952.426.3525. GinnyMackles.com.

Third Sunday Community Yoga – 12-1:15pm. With Mark Terza, LMT, RYT. Admission by donation of personal care products for Pawling Community Resource Center. Inner Balance Studio, Patterson. InnerBalanceStudio.org.

Introduction to Crystal Healing – 1pm. Healing lore of crystals, chakra relations for each, healing and magical uses, adding crystals to energy work and meditation. $35 includes crystal starter kit. Hands of Serenity Healing, 1129 Main St, Fishkill. Register: 845.896.1915. HandsOfSerenityHealing.com.

Workings Of The Sacred Soul – 1-3:30pm. Embrace the sacred soul within and expand the highest parts of the mental and emotional selves. Awakening of the sacred soul within given via a spiritual attunement. $50/$55. Info: 914.967.6080. Wainwright.org.

Reiki 2 Attunment and Training – 1-6pm. Receive attunements and learn Reiki symbols, techniques and more. $250. Prerequisite: Proof of Reiki I. The Rivertown Center for Yoga & Health 343 Broadway, Dobbs Ferry. Info, Beth Bierko: 914.384.9983. Register: RivertownYoga.com.

Wali Ali Sunday Jazz Workshop – 2-4pm. Brunch and a great musical experience the third Sunday of every month. Recologie, 49 Lawton St, New Rochelle. 914.238.9350. Recologie.com.

LILA, the Divine Play of Life – 2-5pm. With Jurian Hughes, Kripalu Teacher Trainer. Discover freedom and power of embracing the spontaneous, unpredictable LILA Spirit through yoga, movement and sound. $85. Register/info: 914.260.1696. TheCenterForHealthAndHealing.net.

Messages from Spirit – 2:30-4:30pm. Find comfort and closure with medium Joan Carra with messages from spirit. $55 small group. Wainwright House 260 Stuyvesant Ave, Rye. 203.531.6387. Info: PsychicJoanCarra.com.

Restorative Yoga Workshop – 5-7pm. With Karla Diamond. Release deeply held tensions, calm nervous system, strengthen immune system and increase self-awareness. $25 preregistered. Quest Yoga Arts 11-13 E Main St, Mt Kisco. 914.241.9642. QuestYogaArts.com.

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

MONDAY, MAY 18

10 Best-Kept Secrets to Stop Seasonal Allergies Workshop – 12noon. With Dr. Jodi Kennedy of Integrity Chiropractic. Learn essential stretches, powerful sinus acupressure points, key nutritional tips, homemade house and hair cleaners and more. Free. Gorman Professional Park, 7 Miller Rd. Mahopac. RSVP: 845.628.7233.

Weight Management Support Group – 5:45-6:45pm. Led by a registered dietitian. Free. ShopRite of New Rochelle, 8 Joyce Rd, New Rochelle. RSVP required. Info: Greta Breskin: 845.475.4940. Shoprite.com/dietitian.

TUESDAY, MAY 19

Evening Satsang – 7-8:45pm. With Prem Sadasivananda Meditation, chanting and dharma talk on self-effort and grace. $20 donation. The Rivertown Center for Yoga & Health 343 Broadway, Dobbs Ferry. Info, Beth Bierko: 914.384.9983. Register: RivertownYoga.com.

WEDNESDAY, MAY 20

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.

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

THURSDAY, MAY 21

Essential Oil Night at Recologie – 7pm. With Dr. Zia Nix. Enhance women’s health, sensuality and sex life using essential oils. Learn how to utilize doTERRA CPTG oils. $15. Recologie, 49 Lawton St, New Rochelle. 914.238.9350. Recologie.com.

FRIDAY, MAY 22

Mayfest – May 22-24. New, family-friendly three day festival celebrating music, art and yoga. Camping available. Surprise Lake Camp, Cold Spring. Tickets/info: MayfestNY.com.

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

The Girl Behind Sarcasm – 9pm. With Tinica Rose. Original songs describing the internal conflicts of being a woman, in reality, while taking chances and ultimately finding one’s voice. $10 cover. Two drink minimum. Recologie, 49 Lawton St, New Rochelle. 914.238.9350. Recologie.com.

SUNDAY, MAY 24

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.

Silent Sunday offers Slapstick Shenanigans – 1pm. Film Screening of Mabel’s Dressing Room sponsored by the New Rochelle Council on the Arts. Brunch and buffoonery while chuckling with classic clowns $25. Recologie, 49 Lawton St, New Rochelle. 914.238.9350. Recologie.com.

The Witch’s’ Stitch Ministry – 6pm. Tea and companionship while creating healing shawls for local nursing homes and hospitals. Experienced and novice yarn workers welcome. Hands of Serenity Healing, 1129 Main St, Fishkill. Register/supply list: 845.896.1915. HandsOfSerenityHealing.com.

MONDAY, MAY 25

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, MAY 26

Let Your Yoga Dance – 7-8:15pm. Joyful, musical practice combining chakra dance and yoga. $20 donation. The Rivertown Center for Yoga & Health 343 Broadway, Dobbs Ferry. Info, Beth Bierko: 914.384.9983. Register: RivertownYoga.com.

Wednesday, May 27

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

FRIDAY, MAY 29

Newlife Expo-Health & Wellness-NYC – May 29-31. Dr. Robert Young, Dr. Howard Robins, Sean Morton, Kat James, 100 other exhibitors and speakers. Panels: Nutrition, Raw Food, Vibrational Healing, Sexual healing. Hotel Pennsylvania, 33rd and 7th, New York City. Info: 516.897.0900. NewLifeExpo.com.

Learn Healing Techniques Workshop – 6:30-8:30pm. With healer and author Brett Bevell. $35/pp. Synchronicity, 1511 Rte 22 Brewster. Register/info: 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, MAY 30

Death Café Dutchess – 10am-12pm. Open conversation in a casual, confidential and safe space to explore, reflect, learn and build community through simple and profound conversations. Free refreshments. Starr Library Community Room. Rhinebeck. DeathCafe.com.

Master Reiki Class – May 30-31. 10am-5pm. With Reiki Master Marcus Feighery. $675/pp for both classes. Synchronicity, 1511 Rte 22, Brewster. Register/info: 845.363.1765. SynchronicityNY.com.

Nicole Alifante at the Mic – 7:30pm. Nicole is stepping back into the limelight with new songs and an amazingly great sound. $10 cover. Two Drink minimum. Recologie, 49 Lawton St, New Rochelle. 914.238.9350. Recologie.com.

Mamas in Motion – 7:30-8:30pm. With Jolyn Arisman. Release creativity and be renewed. Warm up and cool down with gentle yoga, dance and more. $30. Quest Yoga Arts 11-13 E Main St, Mt Kisco. Register: 914.241.9642. QuestYogaArts.com.

Friday, June 5

Kundalini Yoga Teacher Training – Level One Certification. 220 hour course. Become an instructor and learn fundamental principles and practices of Kundalini Yoga.Golden Temple Yoga, 223 Katonah Ave, Katonah. Info: 914.232.3473; GoldenTempleYoga.com.

Sunday, June 7

Croton’s Summerfest! – 1:30-5:30pm. Physical Therapy Consultations, Craniosacral, Lymphatic, Massages, Integrated Energy, Reiki,Yoga, MELT, and others. Free. Holistic Physical Therapy at Acker House.139 Grand St, Croton on Hudson. Info: HolisticPhysicalTherapyNY.com; 914.217.7919.

 

 

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

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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 – 13:30pm. 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

Cover-March15-275For 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.

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

Cover-Feb15-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.

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.

 

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