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

Cover-May16-225The following events calendar appears in Natural Awakenings – Westchester, Putnam, Dutchess NY, May 2016 Edition.

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

UPCOMING EVENTS
Please call ahead to confirm event details.

SUNDAY, MAY 1

Blessing Our Sacred Places: An Interfaith Celebration – 10:30-11:30am, garden open 10am-2pm. Part of the Food/Farm/Faith Initiative, includes music, readings, and a blessing of fields and seeds. Bring seeds to be blessed. Open to public. Lunch available for purchase or picnic. Free. Donations accepted. Innisfree Garden, 362 Tyrrel Rd., Millbrook. Info: InnisfreeGarden.org

First Sunday Free Meditation and Satsang – 11:30am-12:45pm. With Gabrielle Semel, E-RYT 500. Inner Balance Studio, Patterson. Info: InnerBalanceStudio.org.

Sunday Concerts at the Hart – 1:45pm/doors open; 2pm/concert. An Aesthetic Realism Cabaret. No registration. Free. John C. Hart Memorial Library, 1130 Main St, Shrub Oak. Info: 914.245.5262. YorktownLibrary.org.

Make Your Own Mala Workshop – 4-6pm. Lecture on Malas, mantras and how to use Malas. Nueva Alma Yoga & Wellness Studio, 799 McLean Ave, Yonkers. Register/pricing info: 914.294.0606. NuevaAlma.com.

TUESDAY, MAY 3

Harvest for Health Farmers’ Market – May-Nov. 11-4pm.1st and 3rd Tues. NewYork-Presbyterian/Hudson Valley Hospital, 1980 Crompond Rd, Cortlandt Manor. Info: 914.734.3797. NYP.org/hudsonvalley.

Qigong – May 3 and 10. 7-8pm. With Nadia Nottingham. $5. Pawling Library, 11 Broad St. 845.855.3444. Pawlinglibrary.org.

Reiki I Evening Classes – May 3-24. 7-9pm. Learn Reiki history, uses, hand positions, scanning, chakras and more. Receive Level I attunement. Give/receive Reiki treatment. $125. Hands of Serenity Healing, 1129 Main St, Fishkill. Register: 845.896.1915. HandsOfSerenityHealing.com.

WEDNESDAY, MAY 4

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.

New Mom’s Support Group –11:30-12:30 (May 4, 11, 18, 25) 4-week series. The New Mom’s Support Group offers a safe space to share the joys and struggles of being a new mom and to connect to other new mothers. $100 for 4-weeks. 450 Mamaroneck Ave. Suite 414, Harrison. Info: 212.421.1500. fullcirclewomenshealth.com.

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

Cultivating Happiness Class – May 4, 11, 25 and June 1. 7-8:30pm. With Michael Rosenbaum and Jennifer Zauner. Small, significant changes create big, positive well-being changes. $100. Sirona Therapy Spa, 280 N Bedford Rd, Ste 301, Mt Kisco. Register: 914.241.0727.

Drumming with White Buffalo Calf Woman – 7-8:45pm. With Dorinda Gay, energy intuitive. Songs, chanting and simple releasing ceremonies accompany drumming. $48 suggested. The Center for Health and Healing, 4 Smith Ave, 2nd Flr, Mt Kisco. 914.864.0462. Center4Healing.net.

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

Introduction to the Yoga Sutras by Patanjali – May 4, 11, 18 and 25. 8:30-10pm. Discussion series. Nueva Alma Yoga & Wellness Studio, 799 McLean Ave, Yonkers. Pricing info: 914.294.0606. NuevaAlma.com.

FRIDAY, MAY 6

The Shaman & the Medicine Buddha – May 6-8. With Alberto Villoldo, Shenphen Samdup, and Marcela Lobos. Experience one’s true nature and learn to change the world by awakening. Omega Institute,150 Lake Dr. Rhinebeck. Info: 877.944.2002. eOmega.org.

Fearless Pruning – May 6-8. With Lee Reich. Learn how, why, and when to prune fruiting and ornamental plants for a bountiful garden. Omega Institute, 150 Lake Dr, Rhinebeck. 877.944.2002. eOmega.org.

The Power of Purpose in Life and Work – 9am-5pm. With Marcelo Cardoso and Eileen Fisher. Inquiry, exercises, personal reflection, case studies, and discussions on purpose and how it shapes personally and professionally. $295 includes lunch. Sun West Studio, 450 West 31st Street, 10th Floor, NYC. Register: Eileenfisherlearninglab.com.

Meditation: Anam Cara Meditation Foundation – 7:15pm. 2nd and 4th Thursdays. Led by Lawrence Edwards. Learn meditation and chanting practices to do at home. Everyone welcome. No advance registration required. Suggested donation: $20. Anam Cara Meditation Foundation, 2 Byram Brook Place, Ste 2, Armonk.

New Moon Manifestation – 7-8pm. Together we manifest our hearts desires with the creative energies of the New Moon. $10 newcomer fee. DG Sanctuary. 2 Lagrange Ave, Poughkeepsie 845.473.2206. DreamingGoddess.com.

Love Language, Couples Workshop – 7:30-9:30pm. With Relationship Coach, Sheila Pearl. Learn to “speak” one another’s love language. $80/per couple. The Center for Health and Healing, 4 Smith Ave, 2nd Flr, Mt Kisco. 914.864.0462. Center4Healing.net.

SATURDAY, MAY 7

Earth Day Westchester 2016 – 10am-3pm. Green exhibits, live entertainment,  farmers market, “Green Raffle,” children’s activities and Sustainability/Recycling Awards presented by Westchester County and more. Returns to Kensico Dam Plaza. 1 Bronx River Parkway in Valhalla. Info: westchestergov.com.

Kid’s Yoga Fair – 1-5:30pm. With Robin Cohen, E-RYT and Julia Harrer, RYT. Preschool-teen. Yoga classes and activities. $10. Patterson. Preregistration/specific class times: 845.878.7800. InnerBalanceStudio.org.

Energy Healing & Stress Reduction – 2-3:30pm. With Penny Lavin from international, One Light Healing Touch School. Discover self-healing practices to release stress and more. Free. Desmond Fish Library, 472 Rte 403, Garrison. Preregister: 845.424.3020. Info: OLHT1.com.

Herbal Tea Rituals – 4-6pm. With Karen Gordineer. $40. Synchronicity, 1511 Rte 22, Brewster. RSVP: 845.363.1765. SynchronicityNY.com.

MONDAY, MAY 9

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 10

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

Vision Boards – 6:30-8:30pm. With Carla Blaha. $40. Synchronicity, 1511 Rte 22, Brewster. RSVP: 845.363.1765. SynchronicityNY.com.

How to Read Food Labels – 7:30pm. Holistic Moms Network presents Certified Health Coach Eileen Iorio who will clarify terms such as “Non-GMO”, “Organic” and “Natural” and more. Rye Free Reading Room, 1061 Boston Post Rd.

WEDNESDAY, MAY 11

Financial Common Sense for Teens, Young Adults and their Parents – 6:30pm. Chris Dlugozima, Community Relations Coordinator of GreenPath, Inc. Free. Register online or at reference desk. John C. Hart Memorial Library, 1130 Main St, Shrub Oak. Info: 914.245.5262. YorktownLibrary.org.

Compassionate Communication – 7-8pm. Introduction to Non-Violent Communication as originally formulated by Marshall Rosenberg. Free. Pawling Library, 11 Broad St. 845.855.3444. PawlingLibrary.org.

Buddha Dharma Sangha – 7-8:30pm. With Derek Kolleeny, of Westchester Buddhist Center. Monthly meditation instruction, presentation on meditation practice, discussion and refreshments. $10 suggested. The Center for Health and Healing, 4 Smith Ave, 2nd Flr, Mt Kisco. 914.864.0462. Center4Healing.net.

Energy Medicine for the 21st Century – 7:30-9pm. With Bernadette Bloom. Free lecture. How to use it. Practical application. Does this work? Finger Lakes School of Massage, 272 N Bedford Rd, Mt Kisco. Register: 914.241.7363.

THURSDAY, MAY 12

Second Thursday Reiki Circle – 7-8:30pm. With Jackie Muller, LCSW. $15. Patterson. InnerBalanceStudio.org.

FRIDAY, MAY 13

Embodied Mindfulness: Thriving in Life and Work – Cutting-edge perspectives and experiences to access the wisdom in the body, the full functioning of the mind, and the empowered state that ensues when integrated and aligned. $295 (lunch included). NYC. Info/register: Eileenfisherlearninglab.com.

Mothers & Daughters with Sil Reynolds and Eliza Reynolds– May 13-15. Discover new ways of sharing mutual respect, love, and a strong bond through the preteen years. Omega Institute,150 Lake Dr. Rhinebeck. Info: 877.944.2002. eOmega.org.

Yoga Service Conference: Transforming Lives One Breath at a Time May 13-15. With Matthew Sanford, Rolf Gates, and more. Find the resources, tools, inspiration, and support you need to change lives through yoga. Omega Institute,150 Lake Dr. Rhinebeck. Info: 877.944.2002. eOmega.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, MAY 14

Reiki I Class – 9am-5pm. Learn self-healing benefits of Reiki, history, chakras, hand positions, four attunements. $150 manual/certificate, Anne Bentzen, Usui/Karuna Master, Jikiden Reiki practitioner. Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 236 S. Bedford Rd, Mt. Kisco. Pre-register by May 10: 914.588.4079.

Leadership Embodiment: Grace Under Pressure – 9:30am-5:30pm. May 14-15. With Wendy Palmer. Learn tools and practices for becoming a skillful listener, a powerful advocate, and an inspirational leader. $495 (includes lunch). Eileen Fisher Learning Lab, 50 South Buckhout St, Irvington, Info/register: Eileenfisherlearninglab.com

A Day of Healing Workshop – 10am-5pm. Penny Lavin from international, One Light Healing Touch School teaches scanning, radiant and color healing for healing oneself, others and more. $150. Sacred Space, Beacon, 436 Main St, Beacon. Register, Donna: 845.742.8494. SeekSacredSpace.com.

Anatomy Trains Workshop for Movement Therapists – May 14-15. 10am-5pm. Learn skills to work with clients more clearly and effectively. CEUs. $350 if mention Natural Awakenings. $400 otherwise. Quest Yoga Arts, 11 E Main St, Mt Kisco. Register: 914.241.9642. QuestYogaArts.com.

Change–Changing–Changed Event: With Coalition of Co-Creators – 10:45am-4:45pm. Healing practitioners, change agents, consciousness speakers, musicians, mystic poets, storytellers and others coming together to promote intercommunity conscious. $33/online; $45/door. Wainwright House, 260 Stuyvesant Ave, Rye. Info: Wainwright.org/Events.htm or 914.967.6080.

Slow Yoga and Qigong – 1:30-4:30pm. With Ken Nelson and Lesli Lang. Release tension and restore vitality. $45 members. $65 nonmembers in advance. The Yoga Studio, Club Fit, 584 N State Rd, Briarcliff Manor. Info, Audrey Brooks: 914.582.7816. YTAyoga.com.

Monthly Shamanic Journey Class – 7-8:45pm. With Melanie Ryan. Combination of grounding meditations and shamanic journeys. BYO journal. Meets monthly. $48 suggested. The Center for Health and Healing, 4 Smith Ave, 2nd Flr, Mt Kisco. 914.864.0462. Center4Healing.net.

SUNDAY, MAY 15

Third Sunday Community Yoga – 11am-12:15pm. Admission by donation of personal care products for the Pawling Community Resource Center. InnerBalanceStudio.org.

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

Grand Opening: Hygeia Integrated Health – 2-5pm. Visit with and learn about the services and workshops, Acupuncture, Massage, Nutrition, and Behavioral, at Hygeia Integrated Health, 3505 Hill Blvd, Suite K Yorktown Heights. Info: 914.352.6116.

Restorative Workshop – 5-7pm. Relax and let go in a practice that everyone can benefit from. All ages or fitness levels. $25 advance. $30 door. Quest Yoga Arts, 11 E Main St, Mt Kisco. Register: 914.241.9642. QuestYogaArts.com.

TUESDAY, MAY 17

Westchester Holistic Network –6-8pm. New time and location. Cathy Lipsky’s Ix Chel Center, 23 Wilson St, 2nd Floor, Hartsdale. Info: 914.912.2351.  Info: WestchesterHolisticNetwork.org

Herbal Magic Gathering – 6:30-7:30pm. Lecture and mini workshop as we work with a specific herb, discussing its properties, uses and often basic how-to’s. Free. Dreaming Goddess, 44 Raymond Ave, Poughkeepsie. Info: 845.473.2206. DreamingGoddess.com.

WEDNESDAY, MAY 18

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. Info: TheTemperanceCenter.com.

Optimize Nutrition in Pregnancy – 6:30pm. Learn four great ways to optimize nutrition in pregnancy, including trimester-specific nutrition, prenatal “Super Foods,” and how to incorporate nutritious meals into a busy lifestyle. Full Circle Women’s Health, 450 Mamaroneck Ave, Suite 414, Harrison. Contact: 212.421.1500. Fullcirclewomenshealth.com.

THURSDAY, MAY 19

21-Day Purification Presentation – 7-8pm. Learn how to cleanse the body gently and naturally without going hungry. Seats limited. 2013 Crompond Rd, Yorktown Hghts. RSVP: 914.962.1155. HWAHealthy.com.

FRIDAY, MAY 20

Introduction to Thai Yoga Massage – 5:30-8:30pm. Diana Brenes Seiler, LMT. Must be NYS licensed in a touch profession. $85. Finger Lakes School of Massage 272 N Bedford Rd, Mt Kisco. Register: 914.241.7363 x12. FLSM.com.

Community Reiki Circle – 7-8:45pm. With Beryl Hay and Deborah Fusco-Amjadi. Grounding meditation, then Reiki exchanges and closing Reiki Mawashi group share. $20 door. The Center for Health and Healing, 4 Smith Ave, 2nd Flr, Mt Kisco. 914.864.0462. Center4Healing.net.

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

Shamanic Drum Circle – 7-9pm. With David Beck. Practice and delve into deeper understanding of Shamanic journeying through rhythmic drumming. BYO mat, eye covering and journal. $20. DG Sanctuary, 2 Lagrange Ave, Poughkeepsie. 845.473.2206. DreamingGoddess.com.

SATURDAY, MAY 21

Free Community Class Days – May 21 and 22. 9am-5pm; noon/info on our fall training, both days. Door prizes, silent auction, massage, yoga accessories and more. Quest Yoga Arts, 11 E Main St, Mt Kisco. Register: 914.241.9642. QuestYogaArts.com.

The Power at the Center: An In-Depth Yoga Retreat – 9:30am-5:30pm. Discover the potent tools of yoga (on and off the mat) to live with greater aliveness and purpose. No prior yoga experience required. $145. Eileen Fisher Learning Lab, 50 South Buckhout St, Irvington, Info/register: Eileenfisherlearninglab.com.

Reiki I – 9:30am-6pm. Hallie Sawyers, LMT. Popular hands-on technique for healing self and others. Open to the public. $200. Finger Lakes School of Massage 272 N Bedford Rd, Mt Kisco. Register: 914.241.7363 x12. FLSM.com.

A Day of Healing Workshop – 10am-5pm. Penny Lavin from international, One Light Healing Touch School teaches scanning, radiant and color healing for healing oneself, others and more. $150. Lunch included. Six NCBTMB CEUs. Lagrangeville. Register: Penny: 845.878.5165. OLHT1.com.

Reiki 1 & 2 Class – 11am-5pm. With Reiki Master Marcus Feighery. $275. Synchronicity, 1511 Rte 22, Brewster. RSVP: 845.363.1765. SynchronicityNY.com.

Women’s Full Moon Circle – 7-8:30pm. A non-denominational monthly gathering for women. Draw in the powerful energies of the Full Moon. $10. DG Sanctuary. 2 Lagrange Ave, Poughkeepsie. 845.473.2206. DreamingGoddess.com.

Drumming with White Buffalo Calf Woman – 7-8:45pm. With Dorinda Gay, energy intuitive. Songs, chanting and simple releasing ceremonies accompany drumming. $48 suggested. The Center for Health and Healing, 4 Smith Ave, 2nd Flr, Mt Kisco. 914.864.0462. Center4Healing.net.

SUNDAY, MAY 22

Meditation Retreat – 7:30am-5pm. Sufi and Zen active moving meditations, restorative yoga, dance, chakra healing sessions, walking meditations. Vegetarian breakfast and lunch. Space limited. Ganesha Spa. Peekskill. Register: 914.906.7238. GaneshaSpa.com.

The Five Elements: A Taoist View – 10:30am-5:30pm. Balance, nurture energies using healing sounds, Qi Kung movements and visualizations. $125 advance. $150 door. Katonah Healing Arts, 15 Parkway, Katonah. Gail Kellstrom: 914.232.5754.

Magickal Herb Gardens – 1pm. Create a portable garden for a window or patio that can later be transplanted into the earth. $30 includes supplies. Hands of Serenity Healing, 1129 Main St, Fishkill. Register: 845.896.1915. HandsOfSerenityHealing.com.

Restorative/Yin/Yoga Nidra Combo Workshop – 3-5:30pm. $40 adult. $75 couples. $25 teens. Nueva Alma Yoga & Wellness Studio, 799 McLean Ave, Yonkers. Register: 914.294.0606. NuevaAlma.com.

MONDAY, MAY 23

StarVisions Healing Circle – 7pm. Stress reduction and health enhancement achieved through deep relaxation with Reiki. Natural healing solutions in group setting with Anne Bentzen, Reiki Master. $20, students $15. Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 236 S. Bedford Rd, Mt. Kisco.  Pre-registration required: 914.588.4079 .

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

TUESDAY, MAY 24

Free Five-Minute Readings – 5:30-7:30pm. With Carla Blaha. Synchronicity, 1511 Rte 22, Brewster. RSVP: 845.363.1765. SynchronicityNY.com.

THURSDAY, MAY 26

Meditation: Anam Cara Meditation Foundation – 7:15pm. 2nd and 4th Thursdays. Led by Lawrence Edwards. Learn meditation and chanting practices to do at home. Everyone welcome. No advance registration required. Suggested donation: $20. Anam Cara Meditation Foundation, 2 Byram Brook Place, Ste 2, Armonk.

FRIDAY, MAY 27

MAYfest – May 27-29. Family-friendly, music, arts and yoga festival. Come one day or all three. Lodging and camping available. SkyBaby Yoga & Pilates Studio and Catskill Chill Music. Surprise Lake Camp, Cold Spg. Info/tickets: MayFestNY.com.

Therapeutic Yoga for a Healthy Body with Marlysa Sullivan – May 27-30. Discover gentle yoga postures and breathing practices for chronic pain and joint health. Omega Institute,150 Lake Dr. Rhinebeck. Info: 877.944.2002. eOmega.org.

Shift Into Freedom with Loch Kelly May 27-30. Practice simple tools for living from a peaceful mind and an open heart. Omega Institute,150 Lake Dr. Rhinebeck. Info: 877.944.2002. eOmega.org.

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

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

SATURDAY, MAY 28

MAYfest – May 27-29. Family-friendly, music, arts and yoga festival. Come one day or all three. Lodging and camping available. SkyBaby Yoga & Pilates Studio and Catskill Chill Music. Surprise Lake Camp, Cold Spg. Info/tickets: MayFestNY.com.

SUNDAY, MAY 29

MAYfest – May 27-29. Family-friendly, music, arts and yoga festival. Come one day or all three. Lodging and camping available. SkyBaby Yoga & Pilates Studio and Catskill Chill Music. Surprise Lake Camp, Cold Spg. Info/tickets: MayFestNY.com.

Learn Healing Techniques: Magical Awakening – 11:30am-3:30pm. With healer and author Brett Bevell who will also be bringing his new book. $ 200. Synchronicity, 1511 Rte 22, Brewster. RSVP: 845.363.1765. SynchronicityNY.com.

For Shear Pleasure – 2pm. Touch the wool and try carding, hand-spinning and a ‘woolly’ craft. Hear a short story and feed barnyard animals. Members free. $8 nonmembers. GNC, 99 Dromore Rd, off Central Park Ave, Scarsdale. 914.723.3470. GreenburghNatureCenter.org.

SATURDAY, JUNE 4

Relay for Life Mahopac – 7am June 4 to 7am June 5. American Cancer Society’s celebration/fundraiser to end cancer. Family-friendly events with food, games and activities. Mahopac High School, 421 Baldwin Place Road. Info: RelayForLife.org.

The First Annual Inter-Tribal Unity Gathering – 10am-4pm. Unity Gathering hosted by The Schaghticoke First Nations and the Town of Dover. Native drumming leads up to opening ceremony at 11am. Food, displays, vendors, entertainment. Thomas J. Boyce Park in Wingdale. Info: unitysfn.org.

National Trails Day – 2pm. A naturalist leads a hike and shares facts about history and ecology of our unique forested oasis. Members free. $8 nonmembers. GNC, 99 Dromore Rd, off Central Park Ave, Scarsdale. 914.723.3470. GreenburghNatureCenter.org.

TUESDAY, JUNE 7

Reduce Stress with Self- Acupressure – 7-9pm. With Avra Blieden. Learn acupressure points and Qi Gong exercises to help de-stress. Westchester Community College. Info/Preregister: sunywcc.edu/continuing/ce.

 

 

 

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

Cover-APR16-225For additional event listings, updates and changes, visit our online calendar on our main website.

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

UPCOMING EVENTS
Please call ahead to confirm event details.

FRIDAY, APRIL 1

The Healers’ Lounge – 9:30-11am. Professional networking event for holistic practitioners. Includes presentation and networking. Donation. Bring marketing materials to share. No RSVP. The Center for Health and Healing, 4 Smith Ave, 2nd Flr, Mt Kisco. Center4Healing.net.

SATURDAY, APRIL 2

A Day of Healing – 10am-5pm. Penny Lavin from One Light Healing Touch School teaching scanning, radiant and color healing, practices to clear blockages and more. $150. Wainwright House, 260 Stuyvesant Ave, Rye. Register/discount info: 914.967.6080. Wainwright.org.

Reiki I & II – Apr 2 & 3. 11am-6pm. Levels may be taken separately or as a weekend class. Hands of Serenity Healing, 1129 Main St, Fishkill. 845.896.1915. Details: HandsOfSerenityHealing.com.

Monthly Shamanic Journey Circle – 7-8:45pm. With Melanie Ryan, LCSW and Karine Gordineer. Journeying is a spiritual tool for growth, healing and more. BYO journal. $48. The Center for Health and Healing, 4 Smith Ave 2nd Flr, Mt Kisco. Center4Healing.net.

SUNDAY, APRIL 3

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

Eclipse Energy Healing – 11am-5pm. With Erin Sirona. $150. Synchronicity, 1511 Rte 22 Brewster. RSPV: 845.363.1765. SynchronicityNY.com.

First Sunday Free Meditation and Satsang – 11:30am-12:45pm. With Gabrielle Semel, E-RYT 500. Inner Balance Studio, Patterson. Info: InnerBalanceStudio.org.

Self-Healing – 1-3pm. With Penny Lavin. Learn how life-force energy flows, strengthen one’s immune system, release programming, stress and more. $25. One Light Healing Touch – Center for a Healthy You, 1984 New Hackensack Rd, Poughkeepsie. Preregister: 845.462.4555.

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

200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training Free Orientation Open House – 3-5pm. With Erica as personal health coach. Interdisciplinary education. Dress for class and demo. Next teacher training Apr 17. Nueva Alma Yoga and Wellness, 799 McLean Ave, Yonkers. Info: NuevaAlma.com.

MONDAY, APRIL 4

Kid’s Yoga & Creative Play Series – For children 5-10yrs old. Six consecutive weeks. SkyBaby Yoga Studio, 75 Main St, Cold Spg. 845.265.4444. SkyBabyYoga.com.

Gentle Flow Yoga – 1:30-2:30pm. $20 drop-in or purchase class card for reduced fee. Sirona Therapy Spa, 280 N Bedford Rd, Ste 301, Mt Kisco. Must Register: 914.241.0727. SironaTherapySpa.com.

Learn It, Grow It, Eat It! Vegetable Gardening for Beginners – Monday evenings, April 4-25, 6-8pm. four sessions taught by Dutchess County’s Master Gardener volunteers, learn how to: choose location and prepare site, plant with seed or transplants, weed, mulch, thin and trellis, protect site from critters and harvest. $5 per class. East Fishkill Community Library, 348 Route 376, Hopewell Junction. $5 per class. Register, Nancy 845.677.8223 x 115.

Osteoporosis Awareness Group Meeting – 7-9pm. Zumba Helping Osteoporosis. Speaker Diane Sorg, certified in Zumba, Zumba Gold, Aqua Zumba and Aqua Aerobics offering classes in Senior Centers. Burke Rehabilitation Hospital. 785 Mamaroneck Ave, White Plains. Info, Susan: 914.260.9339.

TUESDAY, APRIL 5

Yoga Basics Series – April 5-28. 9:30-10:30am. Vinyasa align/flow yoga. For those who have taken a beginner workshop but want to continue in a small format workshop setting. $100. Quest Yoga Arts, 11 E Main St, Mt Kisco. Register: 914.241.9642. QuestYogaArts.com.

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 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, Suite 203, Eastchester. Info: 914.793.2600. TheTemperanceCenter.com.

Mindful Eating Support Group – 6:15-7:15pm. Four weeks. Structured to help people get in shape and support healthy eating. Facilitated by two clinical experts in the field. Sirona Therapy Spa, 280 N Bedford Rd, Ste 301, Mt Kisco. Details: 914.241.0727. SironaTherapyspa.com.

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

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

THURSDAY, APRIL 7

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

SATURDAY, APRIL 9

5th Annual Sacred Being Health and Wellness Fair –10am-4pm. Free wellness workshops on Yoga Nidra, Earth Qi Gong; free Reiki, chakra clearings, reflexology, and more. Locust Grove Estate, 2683 South Rd, Rt 9, Poughkeepsie.Free admission. Info: ksaroop@priyacomm.com ; green-brain.org.

Reiki Master Class – Apr 9 & 10. 11am-5pm. With Marcus Feighery, Reiki master. $675. Synchronicity, 1511 Rte 22 Brewster. RSVP: 845.363.1765. SynchronicityNY.com.

Art of De-Slouchology – 1:30-4:30pm. Optimize mood, movement and overall well-being with Sandra Razieli. $45 members/$65 nonmembers in advance. The Yoga Studio, Club Fit, 584 N State Rd, Briarcliff Manor. Info: Audrey Brooks: 914.582.7816. YTAYoga.com.

Magical Awakening Level Two – 2-6pm. With Brett Bevell. Powerful energy healing training. Discover elemental energies of crystals, plants, mountains and winds from one’s fingertips. $240. The Center for Health and Healing, 4 Smith Ave, 2nd Flr, Mt Kisco. Center4Healing.net.

SUNDAY, APRIL 10

Center for Spiritual Living White Plains Foundation Classes – New series of 13 classes that introduce and fully explains the Science of Mind principles. White Plains. Info: 914.261.9119. Info: cslwp.org.

Tarot Soul Speak – 12:30-3:30pm. Beginners welcome. Six-month series. Build relationship with the cards and soul while learning to connect and use this tool. $270 if paid by first class. DG Sanctuary, 2 Lagrange Ave, Poughkeepsie. Register: 845.473.2206. DreamingGoddess.com.

Besom Broom Making Workshop – 1-5pm. These brooms often found inside a dwelling hanging with bristles up to ward off negative energies and to protect the home. $30. Hands of Serenity Healing, 1129 Main St, Fishkill. Register: 845.896.1915. HandsOfSerenityHealing.com.

MONDAY, APRIL 11

Gentle Flow Yoga – 1:30-2:30pm. $20 drop-in or purchase class card for reduced fee. Sirona Therapy Spa, 280 N Bedford Rd, Ste 301, Mt Kisco. Must register: 914.241.0727. SironaTherapySpa.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, Suite 203, Eastchester. Info: 914.793.2600. TheTemperanceCenter.com.

TUESDAY, APRIL 12

Kid’s Yoga & Creative Play Series – For children 5-10yrs old. Six consecutive weeks. SkyBaby Yoga Studio, 75 Main St, Cold Spg. 845.265.4444. SkyBabyYoga.com.

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

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 13

Gentle Flow Yoga – 11am-12pm. $20 drop-in or purchase class card for reduced fee. Sirona Therapy Spa, 280 N Bedford Rd, Ste 301, Mt Kisco. Must register: 914.241.0727. SironaTherapySpa.com.

Conquering Overwhelm & Boost Your Bottom Line – 12-2pm. Believe Inspire Grow (BIG) presents Maureen Jacobson, holistic business strategist/organizational development consultant. $15 optional lunch. The Burger Barn, 289 Rte 100, Somers. Info: 914.646.5766. BelieveInspireGrow.com.

Mindful Eating Support Group – 6:15-7:15pm. Four weeks. Help people get in shape and support healthy eating. Facilitated by two clinical experts in the field. Sirona Therapy Spa, 280 N Bedford Rd, Ste 301, Mt Kisco. Details: 914.241.0727. SironaTherapyspa.com.

BuddhaDharma Sangha – 7-8:30pm. With Derek Kolleeny of Westchester Buddhist Center. Learn to meditate instruction, meditation practice. Presentation on Buddhist meditation and insight. $10. The Center for Health and Healing, 4 Smith Ave, 2nd Flr, Mt Kisco. 914.260.1696. Center4Healing.net.

Tools for a Gentle Birth – 7-9pm. With Danielle Guillet. Learn signs and stages of labor and tools for navigating challenges of labor and childbirth. $40. Quest Yoga Arts, 11 E Main St, Mt Kisco. Register: 914.241.9642. QuestYogaArts.com.

THURSDAY, APRIL 14

Eight Reversible Causes of Alzheimer’s Presentation – 7:30-9pm. By Sharp Again Naturally, a 501(c)3 non-profit. For those concerned about Alzheimer’s for self or loved ones. Free. Finger Lakes School of Massage 272 N Bedford Rd, Mt Kisco. RSVP: 914.241.7363 x12.

FRIDAY, APRIL 15

Living with Purpose – 9:30am-5:30pm. 4/15 & 4/16. With Marcelo Cardos. Empowering journey of self-discovery frees up access to purpose and a more connected and fulfilling life. $395 includes lunch. Eileen Fisher Learning Lab, 50 South Buckhout Street, Irvington. Register: Eileenfisherlearninglab.com.

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

SATURDAY, APRIL 16

Reiki l – 11am-6pm. History of Reiki, uses, hand positions, scanning, chakras and Reiki techniques, Level I attunement and Reiki treatment. $125. Hands of Serenity Healing, 1129 Main St, Fishkill. Register/info: 845.896.1915. HandsOfSerenityHealing.com.

An Integrative Approach to Health: “How you treat your body today will determine your health tomorrow.” 12-2pm. Discussion with Dr. Timothy Morley of Tomorrow Medicine. Learn how to reach optimal health and protect the body for the future. Free. O2 Living Yellow Monkey Village, 792 Rt. 35 Cross River. RSVP/Info: 914.615.9004. tomorrowmedicine.com.

Energy Healing and Spirit Guides – 1-3pm. With Penny Lavin from One Light Healing Touch School. Connect to spirit guides for healing. Increase health and awareness. $25. Sacred Space, 436 Main St, Beacon. Register: Donna: 845.742.8494. SeekSacredSpace.com.

Beginner Bird Watching – 2pm. Use binoculars and field guides to learn how to identify birds by shape, behavior, plumage and more. Bring binoculars. $8 Non-members. Greenburgh Nature Center, 99 Dromore Rd. Scarsdale. Info: 914.723.3470.  Greenburghnaturecenter.org.

Kundalini Yoga & Live Music Event with Answer the Muse – 2-3:30pm. Music workshop led by band member and Kundalini instructor Jai Hari Meyerhoff, All levels. $20. Quest Yoga Arts, 11 E Main St, Mt Kisco. Register: 914.241.9642. QuestYogaArts.com.

Drumming with White Buffalo Calf Woman – 7-8:45pm. Led by Dorinda Gay. Songs, chanting and simple releasing ceremonies. Deeply experiential drumming experience. $48. The Center for Health and Healing, 4 Smith Ave, 2nd Flr, Mt Kisco. 914.260.1696. Center4Healing.net.

SUNDAY, APRIL 17

15th Annual Medicine Cancer Conference – 8:30am-4pm. Learn what to do to stay healthy and reduce cancer risk. $25 to register. SUNY New Paltz, Lecture Center. Info: 845.339.4673. BreastCancerOptions.org.

Yoga for Scoliosis – 10:30am-5:30pm. With Debra Wolk. For yoga teachers, body workers, movement therapists, teens and parents. Learn to work with students/clients with scoliosis. $150. Quest Yoga Arts, 11 E Main St, Mt Kisco. Register: 914.241.9642. QuestYogaArts.com.

Reiki ll – 11am-6pm. Reiki symbols, chakra balancing, history taking and client confidentiality. Guided meditation with the Reiki symbols to deepen understanding of them. $140. Hands of Serenity Healing, 1129 Main St, Fishkill. Register/returning students pricing info: 845.896.1915. HandsOfSerenityHealing.com.

Third Sunday Community Yoga – 11:30am-12:45pm. Admission by donation of personal care products for the Pawling Community Resource Center. Inner Balance Studio, Patterson. Info: InnerBalanceStudio.org.

Kything: The Art of Spiritual Presence – 2-5pm. With Sheila Pearl, MSW. Intuitive communication cutting through space and time, creating a lifeline for people wanting to connect with loved ones. $85. The Center for Health and Healing, 4 Smith Ave, 2nd Flr, Mt Kisco. Center4Healing.net.

MONDAY, APRIL 18

Gentle Flow Yoga – 1:30-2:30pm. $20 drop-in or purchase class card for reduced fee. Sirona Therapy Spa, 280 N Bedford Rd, Ste 301, Mt Kisco. Must register: 914.241.0727. SironaTherapySpa.com.

TUESDAY, APRIL 19

Herbal Magic Gathering – 6:30-7:30pm. Monthly lecture and mini workshop as we work with a specific herb, discussing its properties, uses and often basic how-to’s. Free. Dreaming Goddess, 44 Raymond Ave, Poughkeepsie. 845.473.2206. DreamingGoddess.com.

WEDESDAY, APRIL 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, Suite 203, Eastchester. Info: 914.793.2600. TheTemperanceCenter.com.

Gentle Flow Yoga – 11am-12pm. $20 drop-in or purchase class card for reduced fee. Sirona Therapy Spa, 280 N Bedford Rd, Ste 301, Mt Kisco. Must register: 914.241.0727. SironaTherapySpa.com.

Dutchess Community College Annual Wellness Fair – 10am-2pm. Meet and learn from local health and wellness practitioners.  College students and surrounding community attend free. 53 Pendell Rd., Poughkeepsie, NY, Ritz Lounge. Info: 845.431.8040.

Mindful Eating Support Group – 6:15-7:15pm. Four weeks. Structured to help people get in shape and support healthy eating. Facilitated by two clinical experts in the field. Sirona Therapy Spa, 280 N Bedford Rd, Ste 301, Mt Kisco. Details: 914.241.0727. SironaTherapyspa.com.

Quiet Audacity: An Evening Talk with Susan Cain and Eileen Fisher – 7:30pm.Two women of power, both self-defined introverts, give voice to their most authentic nature and how they have forged their own paths on their own terms (changing the world along the way). $20 in person; Free live-stream. Eileen Fisher Learning Lab, 50 South Buckhout Street, Irvington. Register: Eileenfisherlearninglab.com

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

THURSDAY, APRIL 21

Holistic Mom’s Meeting with Vaccine Whistleblower by Kevin Barry, Esq – 7:30pm. Four legally recorded phone conversations between Dr. Brian Hooker, scientist investigating autism and vaccine research and Dr. William Thompson, senior scientist in vaccine safety. Rye Free Reading Room, 1061 Boston Post Rd. HolisticMoms.org.

SATURDAY, APRIL 23

8-Month Herbal Intensive Training Level 1 Certification Class – Meets once a month. Learn the healing properties of medicinal plants, remedy making techniques and formulation, herbal gardening and more. Green Girl Herbs & Healing. Info: 845.592.4609. Greengirlherbs.com.

Music & Mustangs at Lucky Orphans Horse Rescue – 12-6pm. Jay Taylor & Will Corey Perform a Musical Benefit at Lucky Orphans Horse Rescue.  ASPCA National Help a Horse Day celebration. LOHR, 2699 Route 22 for GPS/Navigation. Dover Plains. Info: 845.877.0685. LuckyOrphansHorseRescue.org.

Vegetable Garden Workshop – 2-4pm. Explore basic vegetable gardening from seed to table. Learn succession and companion planting. With Head Farmer, Max Zanke. $30. Hosted by Town of Yorktown Parks & Recreation. Hilltop Hanover Farm, 1271 Hanover St, Yorktown Heights. Info: 914.962.2368. HilltopHanoverFarm.org.

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

SUNDAY, APRIL 24

Awaken Wellness Fair – 10am-5pm. Large, lively and fun body-mind-spirit-green expo.  Wellness info, vendors, speakers, healers and intuitive readers. DoubleTree Hotel, 455 South Broadway, Tarrytown. Tickets available at the door or online. Pricing and Info: AwakenFairs.com.

Acupressure Facial Class – 10am-6pm. Learn the Jin Shin Do Acupressure Facial in 12 easy steps. 8 LMT CEUs. $125 advance. $150 door. Booklet included. Katonah. Preregister, Gail: 914.232.5754. JinshindoNY.com.

Introduction to Palmistry – 11:30am-1pm. With Joan Cara. $35. Synchronicity, 1511 Rte 22 Brewster. RSVP: 845.363.1765. SynchronicityNY.com.

Self-Healing – 1-3pm. With Penny Lavin. Learn how life-force energy flows, strengthen one’s immune system, release programming, stress and more. $25. One Light Healing Touch – Inner Balance Studio, 1072 Rte 311, Patterson. Register: 845.878.7800. Info: InnerBalanceStudio.org.

Natural Ways to Relieve Fear, Stress & Anxiety – 2-3:30pm. Workshop to help offer options including guided meditation, Reiki, EFT and hypnosis to lift and manage moods. Free. Quest Yoga Arts, 11 E Main St, Mt Kisco. Register: 914.241.9642. QuestYogaArts.com.

MONDAY, APRIL 25

Gentle Flow Yoga – 1:30-2:30pm. $20 drop-in or purchase class card for reduced fee. Sirona Therapy Spa, 280 N Bedford Rd, Ste 301, Mt Kisco. Must register: 914.241.0727. SironaTherapySpa.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, Suite 203, Eastchester. Info: 914.793.2600. TheTemperanceCenter.com.

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 27

Gentle Flow Yoga – 11am-12pm. $20 drop-in or purchase class card for reduced fee. Sirona Therapy Spa, 280 N Bedford Rd, Ste 301, Mt Kisco. Must register: 914.241.0727. SironaTherapySpa.com.

Mindful Eating Support Group – 6:15-7:15pm. Four weeks. Structured to help people get in shape and support healthy eating. Facilitated by two clinical experts in the field. Sirona Therapy Spa,

FRIDAY, APRIL 29

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, Suite 203, Eastchester. Info: 914.793.2600. TheTemperanceCenter.com.  280 N Bedford Rd, Ste 301, Mt Kisco. Details: 914.241.0727. SironaTherapyspa.com.

SATURDAY, APRIL 30

Day in Place and Tag Sale – 9:30am-3pm/tag sale. Gather, reflect, enjoy, anytime from dawn to dusk. Sale includes clothes, books, grandma’s attic, toys and housewares. Community Unitarian Universalist Congregation of White Plains. 468 Rosedale Ave. Info: cucwp.org.

Acupressure Facial Class – 9:30am-5:30pm. Learn the Jin Shin Do(R) Acupressure Facial in 12 easy steps. 8 LMT CEUs. $125 advance. $150 door. Booklet included. Mamaroneck. Preregister, Avra: 917.923.8731. Vrasway.MassageTherapy.com.

Spiritual Town Hall – 2-4:30pm. With Douglass DeCandia, Melissa Boyer, Hans Hallundbaek, Deborah Moldow and Danny Martin. Visioning Meeting for Nonsectarian Spiritual Center in Katonah. Area residents are invited to attend. Katonah United Methodist Church, 44 Edgemont Rd, Katonah. Info: 914.357.0072.

Energy Healing & Stress Reduction – 2-3:30pm. With Penny Lavin from One Light Healing Touch School. Lean self-healing practices, release stress and develop innate healing abilities. Free. Mt Kisco Library, 100 E Main St. Register, Library: 914.864.0038. Info: OLHT1.com.

Adapting Asana for Moms-to-Be – 2:30-7pm. Learn the profound changes occurring during pregnancy and how to modify poses to ensure class is beneficial and safe. $95. Quest Yoga Arts 11 E. Main St, Mt Kisco. Register: 914.241.9642. QuestYogaArts.com.

TUESDAY, MAY 3

Harvest for Health Farmers’ Market – May-Nov. 11-4pm.1st and 3rd Tues. NewYork-Presbyterian/Hudson Valley Hospital, 1980 Crompond Rd, Cortlandt Manor. Info: 914.734.3797. NYP.org/hudsonvalley.

WEDNESDAY, MAY 4

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

FRIDAY, MAY 6

Fearless Pruning – May 6-8. With Lee Reich. Learn how, why, and when to prune fruiting and ornamental plants for a bountiful garden. Omega Institute, 150 Lake Dr, Rhinebeck. 877.944.2002. eOmega.org.

The Power of Purpose in Life and Work – 9am-5pm. With Marcelo Cardoso and Eileen Fisher. Inquiry, exercises, personal reflection, case studies, and discussions on purpose and how it shapes personally and professionally. $295 includes lunch. Sun West Studio, 450 West 31st Street, 10th Floor, NYC. Register: Eileenfisherlearninglab.com.

 

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

Cover-March16-225For additional event listings, updates and changes, visit our online calendar on our main website.

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

UPCOMING EVENTS
Please call ahead to confirm event details.

TUESDAY, MARCH 1

Yoga Basics Series – Mar 1-22. 9:30-10:30am. A beginner but not ready for regular class schedule? Learn skills needed to practice vinyasa flow. $100. Quest Yoga Arts, 11 E Main St, Mt Kisco. Register: 914.241.9642. QuestYogaArts.com.

Wednesday, March 2

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

THURSDAY, MARCH 3

Gentle Flow Yoga – 5:30-6:30pm. $20 drop-in or purchase class card for reduced fee. Sirona Therapy Spa, 280 N Bedford Rd, Ste 301, Mt Kisco. Register: 914.241.0727. SironaTherapySpa.com.

FRIDAY, MARCH 4

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

The Healers’ Lounge Networking – 9:30-11am. Professional networking event for holistic practitioners, includes presentation and networking. Bring marketing materials. Contribution. The Center for Health and Healing, 4 Smith Ave, 2nd Flr, Mt Kisco. TheCenterForHealthAndHealing.Net.

Look, See and Learn – 6:30-7:15pm. Struggling in school? Math challenging? Reading below grade? Learn through play concepts with Dr. Samantha Slotnick in Vision Therapy Space. Ages 5+. 495 Central Park Ave, Scarsdale. RSVP required, Tix: DrSlotnick.com/LSL.

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 5

Adapting Asana for Moms-to-Be – 11:30am-4pm. Learn about changes occurring during pregnancy. How to modify poses ensuring class is beneficial and safe for prenatal yoga students. $95. Quest Yoga Arts, 11 E Main St. Mt Kisco. Register: 914.241.9642. QuestYogaArts.com.

Monthly Shamanic Journey Class – 7-8:45pm. With Melanie Ryan and Karine Gordineer. Journeying is a spiritual tool for growth, healing and more. Bring journal. $48. The Center for Health and Healing, 4 Smith Ave, 2nd Flr, Mt Kisco. TheCenterForHealthAndHealing.Net.

SUNDAY, MARCH 6

First Sunday Free Meditation and Satsang – 11:30am-12:45pm. With Gabrielle Semel, E-RYT 500. Inner Balance Studio, Patterson. 845.878.7800. InnerBalanceStudio.org.

Magical Awakening Level One – 1-5pm. With Brett Bevell. Celtic shamanic concept of the three cauldrons and Merlin and Lady of the Lake. $240. The Center for Health and Healing, 4 Smith Ave, 2nd Flr, Mt Kisco, TheCenterForHealthAndHealing.Net.

Just Dance – 2:30-4:30pm. DJ activated non-stop contagious expression. $10 donation. SkyBaby Yoga Studio, 75 Main St, Cold Spg. 845.265.444. SkyBabyYoga@gmail.com. SkyBabyYoga.com.

MONDAY, MARCH 7

Gentle Flow Yoga – 1:15-2:15pm. $20 drop-in or purchase class card for reduced fee. Sirona Therapy Spa, 280 N Bedford Rd, Ste 301, Mt Kisco. Register: 914.241.0727. SironaTherapySpa.com.

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

TUESDAY, MARCH 8

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

StarVisions Healing Circle – 7pm. With Anne Bentzen, Reiki Master. Deep relaxation, stress reduction and health enhancement. Experience natural Reiki healing solutions. $20. $15 students. Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 236 S Bedford Rd, Mt Kisco. Preregistration required: 914.588.4079.

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

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 9

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.

What’s Cooking in School Cafeterias? Students Lead the Way to Waste Reduction – 7pm/refreshments by Sierra Club; 7:30/program starts. Learn from students themselves how they are reducing trash to create a better future. Greenburgh Nature Center. greenburghnaturecenter.org.

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

THURSDAY, MARH 10

How the Empowered Feminine Does Business – 6:30- 9:30pm. Fresh Organic Salon and W.I.N.G will be hosting an evening of networking and learning, for women with speaker Cathy Wilke. $10 cash at door, includes appetizers. Fresh Organic Salon, 190 Rt. 117 By Pass, Bedford Hills. Register:

wing-ny.com/event-calendar.

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

Soul Mending: How to Heal Spiritual Traumas with Soul Retrieval – 7:30-9pm. With Shaman Itzhak Beery. Traditional shamans view “soul loss”—wounding of a person’s spirit as a result of trauma, especially when it’s suffered at an early age. Finger Lakes School of Massage, 272 N Bedford Rd, Mt Kisco. Register: 914.241.7363 x12.

FRIDAY, MARCH 11

Empowering Your Radiant Core – Igniting Manipura Chakra – 6-8:30pm. With Lisa Bennett Matkin. Focus on asana, pranayama, removal of ama-toxins in body and increased agni, digestive fire. $45. SkyBaby Yoga Studio, 75 Main St, Cold Spg. 845.265.444. SkyBabyYoga.com.

Advanced Reiki 2 – Mar 11-12. 6-9pm/Fri; 10am-4pm/Sat. Usui Reiki symbols and distance healing, create powerful practice with Anne Bentzen, Usui and Karuna Reiki Master. $250. Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 236 S Bedford Rd, Rte 172, Mt Kisco. 914.588.4079. Balancing4Life.com.

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

SATURDAY, MARCH 12

Your Horoscope: Guide to Self-Awareness & Empowerment – 10am-4pm. Receive down-to-earth explanations and tangible guidance with astrologer Pamela Cucinell. Member rates available. Wainwright House, Rye. Pricing details/register: 914.967.6080. Wainwright.org.

Magickal Spring Cleaning – 1pm. Brew Four Thieves Vinegar, mix up black salt and discuss recipes to keep home clear and clean with a little magick. $30 includes supplies. Hands of Serenity Healing, 1129 Main St, Fishkill. 845.896.1915. HandsOfSerenityHealing.com.

Anatomical Understanding to Arm Balancing – 1:30-4:30pm. With Lauri Nemetz. Explore the shoulder girdle and its role in asana. The Yoga Studio, Club Fit, 584 N State Rd, Briarcliff Manor. Info/pricing details: Audrey Brooks: 914.582.7816. YTAyoga.com.

SUNDAY, MARCH 13

Mayfest Presents: A Women’s Day of Health and Happiness – 9:30am-3pm. Mindful workshops, lectures and tutorials focused on empowering participants with skills to achieve happiness. $80 continental breakfast and lunch included. Dutchess Manor, 263 Rte 9D, Beacon. Info: MayFestNY.com.

Yoga for Athletes – 1-2:15pm. Designed for the everyday athlete. Attend after a run, cross fit or Zumba to stretch and soothe muscles. Open level. $20. Nueva Alma Yoga and Wellness, 799 McLean Ave, Yonkers. Info: NuevaAlma.com.

Chair Yoga Workshop – 1-4pm. For yoga and movement therapists who want to learn how to incorporate the chair into their practice. $50. Quest Yoga Arts, 11 E Main St, Mt Kisco. Register: 914.241.9642. QuestYogaArts.com.

200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training Free Orientation Open House – 3-5pm. With Erica as personal health coach. Interdisciplinary education. Dress for class and demo. Next teacher training Apr 17. Nueva Alma Yoga and Wellness, 799 McLean Ave, Yonkers. NuevaAlma.com.

MONDAY, MARCH 14

Acupressure Facial Class – Mar 14 and 21. 10am-2pm. Two-part class. Learn the Jin Shin Do Acupressure Facial in 12 easy steps, booklet included. 8 LMT CEUs. $125 advance $150 door. Mamaroneck. Preregister, Avra: 917.923.8731. AvrasWay.MassageTherapy.com.

Gentle Flow Yoga – 1:15-2:15pm. $20 drop-in or purchase class card for reduced fee. Sirona Therapy Spa, 280 N Bedford Rd, Ste 301, Mt Kisco. Register: 914.241.0727. SironaTherapySpa.com.

Film and Josh Fox at Manhattanville College – 6pm. “How to Let Go of The World (And Love All the Things Climate Can’t Change)” Q & A with Josh Fox following movie. $10 suggested donation. Free. O’Byrne Chapel, 2900 Purchase St, Purchase. Info: SierraLowerHudson.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, MARCH 15

Holistic Moms Network N Westchester / Lower Putnam Monthly Meeting – 9:30-11am. 3rd Tues. Guest Speaker Robin Queen Finkelstein. Details: Facebook.com/NWestLoPutHMN. Learn about HMN/membership: Membership.HolistiMoms.org.

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 16

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

THURSDAY, MARCH 17

Teen Cooking Classes – Mar 17, 24, 31, Apr 7, 14 & 21. 4-6pm. Six-class series. Given by Laurie Gershgorn, Healthy Culinary Creations LLC. Designed for children ages 12-15. $150 before Mar 14. Cortlandt Manor. Info/register: 914.930.1591. HealthyCulinaryCreations.com.

FRIDAY, MARCH 18

Deep Relaxation and the Chakras – 7-8:30pm. With Nadiya Nottingham. Workshop for long-term healing and balancing energy systems of the body. $35. Inner Balance Studio, Patterson. Preregister: 845.878.7800. InnerBalanceStudio.org.

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

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

SATURDAY, MARCH 19

Creative Doodling as a Contemplative Practice (Hands for Hope) – 10am-4pm. experience various ways to make doodling a practice that calms nerves, de-stress and enlivens the spirit. $55 (includes lunch). Mariandale Retreat and Conference Center. 299 North Highland Ave. Ossining. Info: 914.941.4455.

Inner Beauty Shop for Girls – 12-3pm. Ages 14-17. Empower girls to value who they are internally over their external appearance, embrace their purpose and more. $50. Quest Yoga Arts, 11 E Main St, Mt Kisco. Preregistration required: 914.241.9642. QuestYogaArts.com.

Plant ID – 1-4pm. With Karine Gordineer. Hike in the woods to discover medicinal plants and how they heal mental, emotional and physical bodies. Ages 10+. Mar 20 snow date. $28 advance. $35 day of. Westchester County. Info: TheCenterForHealthAndHealing.Net.

Women’s Full Moon Circle – 7-8:30pm. Non-denominational monthly gathering for women. Draw in the powerful energies of the full moon. $10 requested donation. DG Sanctuary. 2 Lagrange Ave, Poughkeepsie. Info: 845.473.2206. DreamingGoddess.com.

SUNDAY, MARCH 20

SunRaven Garden Co-Op Opening Day – 10am-4pm. Membership required, 501 Guard Hill Rd, Bedford. SlowMedicine.org.

Third Sunday Community Yoga – 11:30am-12:45pm. Admission by donation of personal care products for the Pawling Community Resource Center. Inner Balance. Info: 845.878.7800. InnerBalanceStudio.org.

Essential Yoga: the Power of Yoga & Essential Oils – 1-3pm. Learn about therapeutic and energetic qualities of pure essential oils including increased energy, stamina and more. Quest Yoga Arts, 11 E Main St, Mt Kisco, Register/pricing details: 914.241.9642. QuestYogaArts.com.

Pre-Natal Yoga & Massage Workshop – 1-3pm. Discussion about modifications for yoga and practice strengthening techniques to help prepare for childbirth. $40. 15-min prenatal chair massage: $20. SkyBaby Yoga Studio, 75 Main St, Cold Spg. 845.265.4444. Register: SkyBabyYoga.com.

Mediumship 101: Workshop – 1-4pm. History, exercises and messages with Joan Carra. Wainwright House, 260 Stuyvesant Ave, Rye. Register/pricing details: 914.967.6080. PsychicJoanCarra.net.

MONDAY, MARCH 21

Gentle Flow Yoga – 1:15-2:15pm. $20 drop-in or purchase class card for reduced fee. Sirona Therapy Spa, 280 N Bedford Rd, Ste 301, Mt Kisco. Register: 914.241.0727. SironaTherapySpa.com.

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 23

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

Creative Doodling as a Contemplative Practice (Hands for Hope) – 10am-4pm. experience various ways to make doodling a practice that calms nerves, de-stress and enlivens the spirit. $55 (includes lunch). Mariandale Retreat and Conference Center. 299 North Highland Ave. Ossining. Info: 914.941.4455.

Herbal Magic Gathering – 6:30-7:30pm. Monthly lecture and mini workshop. Work with a specific herb, discussion about its properties, uses and basic how-to’s. Free. Dreaming Goddess, 44 Raymond Ave, Poughkeepsie. Info: 845.473.2206. DreamingGoddess.com.

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

THURSDAY, MARCH 24

Everything You Need to Know About Children’s Exposures on Synthetic Turf Sports Fields and Playgrounds – 7:30pm. Ellen Weininger, Director, Educational Outreach at Grassroots Environmental Education presents an overview of local environmental concerns. Rye Free Reading Rm, 1061 Boston Post Rd. HolisticMoms.org.

SUNDAY, MARCH 27

Reiki 1 & 2 – 11am-5pm. With Reiki Master Marcus Feighery. $275/pp. Synchronicity, 1511 Rte 22, Brewster. RSVP: 845.363.1765. SynchronicitynNY.com.

MONDAY, MARCH 28

Gentle Flow Yoga – 1:15-2:15pm. $20 drop-in or purchase class card for reduced fee. Sirona Therapy Spa, 280 N Bedford Rd, Ste 301, Mt Kisco. Register: 914.241.0727. SironaTherapySpa.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, APRIL 2

Reiki I & II – Apr 2 & 3. 11am-6pm. Levels may be taken separately or as a weekend class. Hands of Serenity Healing, 1129 Main St, Fishkill. 845.896.1915. Details: HandsOfSerenityHealing.com.

SUNDAY, APRIL 3

200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training Free Orientation Open House – 3-5pm. With Erica as personal health coach. Interdisciplinary education. Dress for class and demo. Next teacher training Apr 17. Nueva Alma Yoga and Wellness, 799 McLean Ave, Yonkers. NuevaAlma.com.

 

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

Cover-Feb16-275

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

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

UPCOMING EVENTS
Please call ahead to confirm event details.

MONDAY, FEBRUARY 1

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

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

TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 2

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

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

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

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 6

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

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

SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 7

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

MONDAY, FEBRUARY 8

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

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

TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 9

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

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

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 10

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

ADD Just Doesn›t Add Up! – 7-9pm. Is it really a short attention span? Learn current facts and how to distinguish visual problems that mimic or complicate AD(H)D. Free. Dr. Samantha Slotnick, 495 Central Park Ave. Ste. 301, Scarsdale. RSVP w/Jane: 914.874.1177. DrSlotnick.com.

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 11

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

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

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

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

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 13

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

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

SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 14

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

MONDAY, FEBRUARY 15

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

TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 16

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

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

PutHMN.Membership.HolisticMoms.org.

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

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 17

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

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 19

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

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

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

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

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 20

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

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

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

SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 21

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

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

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

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

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

MONDAY, FEBRUARY 22

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

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 24

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

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

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

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 25

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

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

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 27

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

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

SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 28

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

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

Monday, February 29

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

Wednesday, March 2

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

FRIDAY, MARCH 4

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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

Cover Jan16-medFor additional event listings, updates and changes, visit our online calendar on our main website.

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

UPCOMING EVENTS
Please call ahead to confirm event details.

 

FRIDAY, JANUARY 1

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

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

SUNDAY, JANUARY 3

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

MONDAY, JANUARY 4

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

TUESDAY, JANUARY 5

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

WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 6

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

FRIDAY, JANUARY 8

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

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

SATURDAY, JANUARY 9

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

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

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

SUNDAY, JANUARY 10

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

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

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

TUESDAY, JANUARY 12

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

WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 13

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

THURSDAY, JANUARY 14

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

FRIDAY, JANUARY 15

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

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

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

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

SATURDAY, JANUARY 16

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

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

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

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

SUNDAY, JANUARY 17

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

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

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

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

MONDAY, JANUARY 18

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

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

TUESDAY, JANUARY 19

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

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

WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 20

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

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

THURSDAY, JANUARY 21

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

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

FRIDAY, JANUARY 22

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

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

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

SATURDAY, JANUARY 23

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

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

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

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

SUNDAY, JANUARY 24

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

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

MONDAY, JANUARY 25

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

TUESDAY, JANUARY 26

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

WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 27

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

SATURDAY, JANUARY 30

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

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

 

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

QuestDecember 7 – December 28

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

 

December 7 – December 28

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

 

December 7- December 28

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

 

December 12 – January 9

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

 

December 12

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

 

December 13

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

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

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

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

UPCOMING EVENTS
Please call ahead to confirm event details.

TUESDAY, DECEMBER 1

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

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

WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 2

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

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

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

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

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 4

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

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

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

SATURDAY, DECEMBER 5

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

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

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

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

SUNDAY, DECEMBER 6

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

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

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

MONDAY, DECEMBER 7

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

Sound Journey with Gongs & Himalayan Bowls – 7-9 pm. Enter a journey through the resonance of multiple gongs, bells and singing bowls. $45. 223 Katonah Ave, Katonah. Info: 914.232.3473. GoldenTempleYoga.com.

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

TUESDAY, DECEMBER 8

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

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

THURSDAY, DECEMBER 10

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

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

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

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 11

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

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

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

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

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

SATURDAY, DECEMBER 12

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

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

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

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

Tuesday, DECEMBER 15

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

WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 16

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

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

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 18

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

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

MONDAY, DECEMBER 21

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

TUESDAY, December 22

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

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 25

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

FRIDAY, JANUARY 1

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

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

 

Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 3,568 other followers

%d bloggers like this: