Natural Awakenings Magazine’s Calendar for February, 2012

For last minute calendar listings, check our ONLINE CALENDAR.  Natural Awakenings online calendar for Westchester & Putnam NY

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 1

Women’s Wisdom Group – 10am. Wednesdays, alternating 10am-2noon & 7:30-9:30pm. A community of women who support, nurture and inspire each other. Readings from The Book of Awakening –Having the Life You Want by Being Present to the Life You Have by Mark Nepo. Transcendence at SunRaven, 501 Guard Hill Rd, Bedford. $30. Info: 914.772.1257; transcendenceatsunraven.com.

Time Management for Teens – 7-9pm. Leslie Josel, Certified Professional Organizer and ADHD specialist, offers tips, tools and techniques for teaching teen’s time management; helping them with motivation and feeling more in control. $20. Register: 914.748.1903.

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 4

All Levels Yoga – 9-10:30am (Also 2/11, 2/18 & 2/25) w/Amy Pearce-Hayden, ERYT 500. The YogaScape and Spa, 100 Rte.52, 2nd floor, Carmel. $19/drop-in; first class free. 845.225.9642; theyogascape.com.

Herbal Foot Spa Workshop – 1-3pm w/Bonnie Rodgers. Make a cream to keep feet soft and smooth; soak them in a lovely mixture of flowers, and make a healing herbal lip balm to take home. $30. Advance registration required: bonnieherbals.com.

Joyful Beginnings – 10am-12noon. For parents with children from birth through kindergarten age, experience a typical morning in the early childhood program. Green Meadows Waldorf School, 50 Ichabod Ln, Tarrytown. Free. 845.356.9715; gmws.org.

NewUrbanJazz – 8pm w/Hiroshi Yamazaki Quartet. Yamazaki leads his quartet in an evening of original compositions and interpretations of the jazz repertoire. Arts Westchester, 31 Mamaroneck Ave, White Plains. $20/general admission; $15/seniors & members. 914.428.4220 x330; artswestchester.org.

SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 5

Free Community Yoga Class – 1:30-2:30pm. Visit the YogaScape and Spa for a practice sure to renew and center. Open to all levels. 1100 Rte 52, 2nd floor (at Farmers Mills Rd), Carmel. 845.225.9642; theyogascape.com.

MONDAY, FEBRUARY 6

Tea & Play – 1-2:30pm (Also 2/13 & 2/17). Pregnant mothers and parents with children, birth through kindergarten, are invited to share a cup of tea with members of the early childhood faculty. Green Meadows Waldorf School, 50 Ichabod Ln, Tarrytown. Free. 845.356.9715; gmws.org.

Teen Yoga Class – Mondays, 6:45-7:45pm. 10 week session; no class 2/20 or 4/2. Unique yoga class for teens to get flexible, de-stress, and empower themselves through creativity, games, laughter, journaling and yoga. $165. Hudson Yoga, 5 Old Post Rd. South, Croton on Hudson. Register: 914.319.4010.

TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 7

Full Moon Integration Ceremony – 7-9pm w/ Pam Cucinell. A rich time to reflect on intentions and throw light on the shadows that may inhibit the ability to realize them. Opal Moon, 2037 Albany Post Rd, Croton. $20. Registration required: 914.788.4955; opalmoon.net.

Dream Group with Warren Falcon – 7:30-9:30p. 1st Tuesdays. Share the gifts that the dream world provides. No prior experience is required. All welcome. Transcendence at SunRaven, 501 Guard Hill Rd, Bedford $50. Info/register: 914.772.1257; transcendenceatsunraven.com.

Wednesday, February 8

Over40Females Valentine’s Beauty Bash – 6-8:30pm. Bring business cards, enjoy hors d’oeuvres, wine and stay for the raffle prizes, facials and Blow Drying Basics. D.I.V.A. Tips from Shira Adler, Diva Mama. Members/Free; $20/non-members. Richard Scott Salon and Day Spa 15 S. Moger Ave. Mt. Kisco. RSVP: 203.746.1663.

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 9

Introduction to Massage Therapy as a Career Workshop – 6-8 pm. Learn about the profession of massage therapy, hear about programs, and tour the school. Finger Lakes School of Massage, 272 North Bedford Rd, Mount Kisco. Free. Register w/admissions: 914.241.7363.

Music & Lecture – 7pm. Dar Williams, activist/songwriter and environmentalist performs songs and talks about how “positive proximity” can reduce environmental impact. Sarah Lawrence College, Reisinger Concert Hall/1 Mead Way, Bronxville. $20/advance; $25/door.  Info: 914.241.6346; westchesterlandtrust.org.

White Plains Hatha Yoga – 7-8:15pm. Beginner and intermediate class for women and men. $15/class or $120/10 consecutive weeks; first class free. Michael: 914.478.0694.

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 10

Singles Social Event – 7-9pm. Wine, food, music, games and prizes! Must be 35-55. Solaris Sports Clubs, 201 Veterans Rd, Yorktown Heights. $20. Register by 2/6: 914.962.4094 x21.

Chakra Workshop & Meditation – 7-9pm. Goddess painter and spiritual artist Jo Jayson talks  about each of the main 7 chakras in the body and discusses how they function when blocked or unbalanced. $35/cash or check. Register: 917.748.1903; joyjayson.com.

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 11

Super Soul Happenin’s – 10am-4pm. Workshop explores essential oils, energy healing, soul coaching, astrology, and conscious cooking. $75. Center for Aligned Healing, 175 King St, Chappaqua. 239.289.3744.

Painting from the Inside Out Workshop –10am-5pm. Come explore, experiment and play while painting; allow spontaneity to release creativity and affect life!  No skills required. Tarrytown. $90. Register: Eve-Marie, 914.909.6292; evemarieelkin.com.

Intro to Ayurveda – 12-1pm. Discover the Ayurvedic secrets to health and longevity; learning the basic guidelines for living in harmony. Topics include: history of Ayurveda, Ayurvedic body type, and diet and lifestyle guidelines. Free. RSVP required:  914.250.1417.

“I LOVE BOOKS” Valentine’s Day Book Fair – 1-3pm. Featuring books that develop kids’ natural wonder plus free demonstrations by local authors. Beczak Environmental Education Center on the Hudson River, 35 Alexander St. Yonkers. Info: 914.377.1900; beczak.org.

Planning a Spring Vegetable Garden – 2-4pm.  Join farmer Mike Fedison to demystify the gardening planning process. Focus: planting calendar, soil preparation, seed selection, tools. Hilltop Hanover Farm. $20. Register required online: HilltipHanoverFarm.org.

“Meet Yourself Where You Are” – 2-4:30pm. A yoga workshop led by TheYogaScape Director, Amy Pearce-Hayden, ERYT 500. An afternoon of practice taking a fundamental look at understanding motivation, habit, and action in the physical and mental bodies. The YogaScape & Spa, Carmel. Registration: 845.225.9642.

Mid-Winter Dance – 7pm. Mambo w/Mayra Casales y Cocomama, an international group of women, playing hard-hitting, original Latin music deeply rooted in Afro-Caribbean rhythms.  Arts Westchester, 31 Mamaroneck Ave, White Plains. $15/general admission; $10/seniors & members. 914.428.4220 x330; artswestchester.org.

SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 12

Indoor Farmers Market – 10am-3pm. Fresh produce, baked goods, cheese, maple syrup, honey, meat and more. Westchester County Center, 198 Central Ave, White Plains. $5/parking. 914.995.4050.

Family Drumming Circle – 1pm. Join professional drummer Norbert Goldberg and release stress playing world rhythms. Children 8 and up welcome/bring your own drum. Aligned Center for Healing, 175 King St, Chappaqua. $20/adults. 914.588.4079.

Valentine Journey & Journal Circle – 1-4pm. Gain new insight about the Feminine spirit and cultivate self love in a special women’s circle. Ixchel Center, 308 Battle Ave, 2nd fl, White Plains. $15. 914.686.6126.

Meditation & Satsang – 1:30-2:30pm w/Amy Pearce-Hayden, ERYT, director and founder of the YogaScape and Spa. Be inspired to change the mind and open to new perspectives. 1100 Rte.52, 2nd floor, Carmel. Free. 845.225.9642; theyogascape.com.

YWCA Kids’ Valentine’s Day Carnival – 2pm. For children 3-8. Performance by The Bossy Frog Band, Valentine’s Day crafts, games, face painting, and a bake sale and more. $10. YWCA White Plains & Central Westchester, 515 North St. White Plains. Info: 914.949.6227; ywcawpcw.org.

Family Yoga Class – 4-5pm. Parent and their child (ages 8 – 18) bond with family yoga. $25 per parent/child, $5 per additional sibling. Hudson Yoga, 5 Old Post Rd. South, Croton on Hudson. Register: 914.319.4010.

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 15

Why Do I Need Purification? – 6:30pm. Although the body is designed to rid itself of toxins naturally, it can become overburdened, leaving one cranky and sluggish. Discover how to improve the quality of health. Wellspring. Free. 914.341.1246.

Workshops that Work/Creating Events that Sell Out – 7-8:30pm (Also 2/22). In this two part tele-class, learn strategies to create, market, and promote workshops plus the secrets to turning participants into clients. $97. Information: 917.712.8680; Freedomandfulfillment.com/classesevents.

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 16

Transcendence ReTreat – 9:30am-2pm. 3rd Thursdays. Yoga, hands on un-cooking demonstration; healthy lunch; recipes; and circle discussion on increasing harmony and balance in our lives. Transcendence at SunRaven, 501 Guard Hill Rd, Bedford $85. Info/register: 914.772.1257; transcendenceatsunraven.com.

Natural Methods for Cancer Prevention – 7pm. Informative lecture for those who want to learn how to effectively reduce their risk of cancer and other chronic disease. 1 Scarsdale Rd, Tuckahoe. Free. RSVP required: 917-843-9055; livehealthynewyork.com.

Group Past Life Regression Workshop – 7-9pm w/Certified Hypnotherapist Saundra (Cindy) Blum. Be guided gently down the path to examine how past experiences influence life today.  Awakenings, 215 Katonah Ave, Katonah. $35. Info: 914.232.0382; awakeningskatonah.com.

Le Pain Quotidien Rye – 7pm. Join intuitive and astrological life coach, Joy Yascone, MA for a night of food, wine, music & mingling with the stars. Get the astrological outlook for 2012, while enjoying an evening of decadence!  Tickets: $39. 914.967.1460; astrologicallifecoaching.com.

White Plains Hatha Yoga – 7-8:15pm. Beginner and intermediate class for women and men. $15/class or $120/10 consecutive weeks; first class free. Michael: 914.478.0694.

Spiritual Book Study Group– 7:15-9:15pm. Monthly class led by Michael Rosenbaum ACHT, MP. Come discuss “A textbook of Theosophy” by C.W. Leadbeater followed by a meditation. Opal Moon, 2037 Albany Post Rd, Croton on Hudson. $35. 914.788.4955; opalmoon.net.

Kirtan Circle – 7:30-9pm. Join Dennis Wing and friends for a musical evening of sacred chanting designed to raise vibrations and release stress. Aligned Center for Healing, 175 King St, Chappaqua. $20/donation. 914.588.4079.

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 18

Healthy Living/Healthy Cooking Series – 10:30am-12noon w/Chef Karen Spirer. Learn how the addition of spices to certain foods can support the healing process and make an ordinary meal into a wellness delight. Santhigram Wellness, White Plains. $30/RSVP required: 914.250.1417.

Spin & Knit In – 11am-1pm. Seasoned spinners and knitters gather in an informal atmosphere to meet new friends and share ideas, tips and spinning stories. Hilltop Hanover Farms, Yorktown Heights. No registration required. HilltopHavoverFarms.org.

Birds, Seeds & Feeders – 2-4pm. Bring kids ages 4 and up to learn about native birds, the food they love and make a bird feeder.  All children must me accompanied by an adult.  $5/per child. Online registration required: HilltopHanoverFarm.org.

NewUrbanJazz – 8pm w/Vaneese Thomas, daughter of R&B pioneer Rufus Thomas and soul sister of the first rank, performs with a full band. Arts Westchester, 31 Mamaroneck Ave, White Plains. $20/general admission; $15/seniors & members. 914.428.4220 x330; artswestchester.org.

SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 19

Journey of the Soul Workshop – 10am-2:30pm. Led by Michael Rosenbaum, ACHT, MP and based on the work of the renowned Dr. Michael Newton, learn about the different spiritual worlds that exist. Opal Moon, 2037 Albany Post Rd, Croton on Hudson. $55. 914.788.4955; opalmoon.net.

TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 21

Kids Winter Vacation Camp at Stone Barns – Time TBA (2/21-2/24). 1st through 5th graders explore garden work, animal chores, farm crafts, games, nature hikes and the farm-to-table connection. Stone Barns Center for Food & Agriculture, 630 Bedford Rd. Pocantico Hills. Info: 914.366.6200 x111.

Massage Therapy Program Open House – 6-8pm. Learn about the school, hear from instructors, and meet fellow students. Finger Lakes School of Massage. 272 N Bedford Rd, Mount Kisco. Free. Register w/admissions: 914.241.7363.

Digestive Health Lecture – 7:30pm w/Drs. Hiro & Michiko Izumi. Learn how NUCCA upper cervical chiropractic and enzyme nutrition therapy can help restore normal digestion and promote overall health naturally. 550 Mamaroneck Ave, #103, Harrison. Free. Register/info: 914.310.9000; izumiwellness.net.

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 23

White Plains Hatha Yoga – 7-8:15pm. Beginner and intermediate class for women and men. $15/class or $120/10 consecutive weeks; first class free. Michael: 914.478.0694.

De-Stress at Natural Awakenings Network (NAN) Meditation Gathering – 7-8pm. Learn a simple and powerful meditation/relaxation process to recreate a relaxed feeling in mind and body at a moment’s notice. Katonah healing Arts Alliance, 15 Parkway – 3rd Floor, Katonah. Free for NAN members- otherwise $10 donation. RSVP/Info: Michael Rosenbaum 914.218.9000.

Holistic Moms Network – 7-9pm.  Deborah Kopald addresses the danger every cell tower, transmitter, cell phone, smart meter, wireless laptop and tablet poses as a source of non-ionizing radiation. All welcome. Wainwright House, 260 Stuyvesant Ave, Rye. Free. Holisticmoms.org.

Astrology Workshop – 7-9pm w/Lucy Gordon.  Learn how using astrology can facilitate positive changes in life. Appropriate for all levels of experience. Awakenings, 215 Katonah Ave, Katonah. $35. Pre-registration required: 914.232.0382.

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 25

Communicating with Spirit Guides – 10am-12pm w/ Alexandra Leclere. Learn how to contact and communicate with personal Spirit Guides in this experiential workshop. Opal Moon, 2037 Albany Post Rd, Croton. $30. Registration required: 914.788.4955; opalmoon.net.

Intro to Ayurveda – 12-1pm. Discover the Ayurvedic secrets to health and longevity; learning the basic guidelines for living in harmony. Topics include: history of Ayurveda, Ayurvedic body type, and diet and lifestyle guidelines. Free. RSVP required:  914.250.1417.

Manifesting Intentions Workshop – 1-4pm w/Elizabeth Matheson. Awaken the creative spirit and manifest dreams for 2012 in this guided meditation/art workshop. Opal Moon, 2037 Albany Post Rd, Croton. $95/includes materials. Registration required. 914.788.4955; opalmoon.net.

Purpose/Karma/True Power Workshop – 1-4pm w/Mystic Birinder. Find out how to arrive at one’s clear purpose. Wainwright House, Rye. $70. 914.967.6080; wainwright.org.

Support Connection’s “Raise Your Glass” – 8-10pm. Those 21+ may enjoy complimentary appetizers, discounted drink/food specials, raffles and door prizes. Proceeds fund Support Connection’s free breast and ovarian cancer support services. Ron Blacks, 181 Mamaroneck Ave, White Plains. $10/donation.

SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 26

The Importance of Watershed Protection/Hike – 1-3pm. A hike of Old Field Preserve, Waccabuc. A short lecture precedes the walk; hike begins at Old Field Preserve, located on the east side of Mead Street, about half a mile from Route 35. Free. Info: 914.241.6346; westchesterlandtrust.org.

Interfaith Celebration – 2pm w/Rev. Mary Azima Jackson. Those of different faiths worship together while encouraging a deepening of one’s own faith. Free. Wainwright House, Rye. 914.967.6080; wainwright.org.

Lighten the Load Group Healing – 2-4pm w/ Bente Hansen. Release old stagnant energy blockages from body, mind, and spirit in this dynamic and transformative group healing. Opal Moon, 2037 Albany Post Rd, Croton. $25. Registration required: 914.788.4955; opalmoon.net.

MONDAY, FEBRUARY 27

PeeWee T-Ball – 10:30-11:15am (Through 4/9). Children are introduced to the fundamentals of t-ball. (Ages 3-5). $95/6wks. Solaris Sports Clubs, 201 Veterans Rd, Yorktown Heights. 914.962.4094.

Men’s Group – 7:30-9:30pm. 3rd Mondays. Gather with like-minded men to help shape a healthier and more balance approached to living that is especially important in relationship with others. Free. Transcendence at SunRaven, 501 Guard Hill Rd, Bedford. Info/register: 914.772.1257; transcendenceatsunraven.com.

.Tuesday, February 28

Green Drinks – 6-8pm.  Monthly informal networking group built around a common interest in the natural environment. This month meets at Half Moon, 1 High St.  Dobbs Ferry. Info: Dani 914.403.5149.

Gasland – 6:30pm. Viewing of the movie at Golden Temple followed by Q/A with Ramsay Adams, Executive Director of the Catskill Mountainkeeper. Golden Temple Yoga Studio, 223 Katonah Ave. Katonah. By Donation to benefit the Catskill Mountainkeeper. Info: 914.232.3473.

Spiritual Book Club – 7:30-9:30pm. 4thTuesdays. The Art of Loving, by Erich Fromm. Discuss love in this the second installment in the Book Club Series: Love and Light. $30 Transcendence at SunRaven, 501 Guard Hill Rd, Bedford. Info/register: 914.772.1257; transcendenceatsunraven.com.

THURSDAY, MARCH 1

Environmental Film & Commentary – 7pm. Green Fire: Aldo Leopold & A Land Ethic for Our Time. Green Fire documents Leopold’s philosophy and main interests – the relation of people to each other, and the relation of people to the land. Chappaqua Library. Free. 914.241.6346; westchesterlandtrust.org.

 

Natural Awakenings Magazine’s Calendar for January, 2012

For last minute calendar listings, check our ONLINE CALENDAR.  Natural Awakenings online calendar for Westchester & Putnam NY

 

MONDAY, JANUARY 2, 2012

Health/Weight-Loss Orientation – 7pm. Education is the best ally. When people understand the program and see the results they will be successful. No obligation, informative. RSVP required. Many upcoming orientations. Free. 914.788.WELL (9355) infinitepossibilitiesny.com.

All Levels Yoga – 7:30-9pm (Also 1/9, 1/16, 12/23 & 1/30). Regardless of flexibility, class is accessible to everyone, encouraging students to expand their practice with awareness and mindful intention. The YogaScape and Spa, 1100 Rte 52, 2nd floor, Carmel. 1st time free/drop-in/$18. 845.225.9642.

THURSDAY, JANUARY 5

Treat High Blood Pressure Naturally – 7pm. Dinner/lecture is limited to those with high blood pressure. Includes dinner. Free. White Plains. More info call Upper Cervical Chiropractic: 914.868.6200; ucc-ny.com.

Psychic Message Circle – 7-9pm w/Priscilla Keresey. Come receive messages from the other side as Priscilla facilitates between the two worlds, bringing in information from loved ones who have passed. Opal Moon, 2037 Albany Post Rd, Croton. $40. Registration required: 914.788.4955; opalmoon.net.

FRIDAY, JANUARY 6

Channeled Meditation by The Master Teachers – 7:30-9pm w/Suzy Meszoly. Receive deep spiritual guidance & physical attunements in this monthly experiential channeled meditation.Opal Moon, 2037 Albany Post Rd, Croton. $50/registration required: 914.788.4955; opalmoon.net.

SATURDAY, JANUARY 7

Painting from the Inside Out Workshop –10am-5pm. Come explore, experiment and play while painting, allowing spontaneity to release creativity and affect life! No skills required. Tarrytown. $90. Register: Eve-Marie, 914.909.6292; Evemarieelkin.com.

Become a Volunteer in Nature – 11am. Gardening, animal care, docent; come discover what it means to be a Nature Center volunteer. Adults and students 14 years and older are invited to tour and learn what unique volunteer opportunities await. Free. Nature Center, 99 Dromore Rd, Scarsdale. 914.813.1280; greenburghnaturecenter.org.

Free Intro to Ayurveda – 12-1pm. Discover the Ayurvedic secrets to health and longevity by learning the basic guidelines for living in harmony. Topics include: history of Ayurveda, Ayurvedic body type, and diet and lifestyle guidelines for a healthier self. Free. RSVP required:  914.250.1417.

A Sea Change – 2-4:30pm. Free screening of “Imagine a World Without Fish”, winner of the NOAH 2010 Environmental Hero Award. Majestically filmed, a Grandfather’s odyssey of learning how acidification is affecting the oceans and future generations. Q&A follows. Ossinging Public Library, Ossining. 914.941.2416.

SUNDAY, JANUARY 8

Family Drumming Circle – 1pm. Join professional drummer Norbert Goldberg and release stress while playing world rhythms. Children 8 and up welcome. Bring a drum! Center for Aligned Healing, 175 King St, Chappaqua. $20/adults. RSVP: 914.588.4079.

Journey to Your Muse – 1-4pm. Spend a day in this mini-retreat that fuses shamanic healing and creative play, facilitated by healer, musician, and writer Mikki Baloy Davis. Energy Movement Center, 925 South St, Peekskill. $40/includes materials. 914.930.1504; pamohealing.com.

Meditation & Satsang – 1:30-2:30pm w/Amy Pearce-Hayden, ERYT, director and founder of the YogaScape and Spa. Be inspired to change the mind and open to new perspectives. YogaScape & Spa, 1100 Rte 52, 2nd floor, Carmel. Free. 845.225.9642.

Sweetcake Enso Art Exhibit Tour – 2pm w/curator Catherine Seigen Spaeth. Must RSVP. Free. Wainwright House, 260 Stuyvesant Ave, Rye. 914.967.6080; wainwright.org.

Yoga Absolute Beginner’s Series – 2:15-3:45pm (Also 1/15, 1/22 & 1/29). Learn the building blocks of a yoga practice and join a regular class with confidence. Liberation Yoga, 900 S. Lake Blvd, Mahopac. $55/series. Pre-registration required: 845.803.8389.

Full Moon Integration Ceremony – 7-9pm w/Pam Cucinell. The full moon symbolizes the culmination of intentions set at the new moon and illuminates things interfering with advancements. Opal Moon, 2037 Albany Post Rd, Croton. $20. Registration required: 914.788.4955; opalmoon.net.

MONDAY, JANUARY 9

Tea & Play for Prospective Parents – 1pm (Also 1/23 & 1/30) w/early childhood teacher Karen Atkinson. Learn more about the programs for young children. Drop-ins welcome/advance registration appreciated. Early Childhood Center at Tappan Hill School, 50 Ichabod Ln, Tarrytown. Patricia Owens: 845.356.9715.

TUESDAY, JANUARY 10

Puppet Show – 2pm. The Shoemaker and the Elves Tabletop Puppet Show and Craft. Ossining Public Library, 53 Croton Ave, Ossining. Free. 914.941.2416.

WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 11

Fierce Light: Where Spirit Meets Action – 7pm/refreshments; 7:30pm/program. Filmmaker Velcrow Ripper created an award-winning, inspiring documentary of a new consciousness emerging around the world. Greenburgh Nature Center (partnering with Sierra Club), 99 Dromore Rd, Scarsdale. Free. 914.813.1280; greenburghnaturecenter.org.

THURSDAY, JANUARY 12

Trademarks/Patents/Copyrights for Small Business Owners – 7-9pm. An intellectual property primer workshop w/Zak Shusterman covering understanding intellectual property, including trademarks, copyrights and patents, options for protecting and  profiting from intellectual property. 21 N Broadway, 2nd floor, Tarrytown. $20. Register/info: 914.332.1400.

SATURDAY, JANUARY 14

Natural Awakenings & Whole Foods Market Yonkers present a Day of Wellness – 10am-3pm. Free. Located at Whole Foods Market,  Westchester’s Ridge Hill, One Ridge Hill Blvd., Yonkers. See above article for more info.

 

Free Intro to Ayurveda – 12-1pm. Discover the Ayurvedic secrets to health and longevity by learning the basic guidelines for living in harmony. Topics include: history of Ayurveda, Ayurvedic body type, and diet and lifestyle guidelines for a healthier self. Free. RSVP required:  914.250.1417.

2012 & Beyond – 2-4pm w/Bente Hansen. This channeling session provides new and exciting information from beyond the veil to guide through the changes of 2012. Opal Moon, 2037 Albany Post Rd, Croton. $25. Registration required: 914.788.4955; opalmoon.net

Milonga del Arte:  An Evening of Argentine Tango – 7pm-midnight. Enjoy wine & tapas reception, Tango lessons, performances, and live music. Arts Westchester, Mamaroneck Ave, Gallery Lobby, White Plains. 914.428.4220.

SUNDAY, JANUARY 15

Reiki 1 Certification – 12-5pm w/Reiki Master Adrea Robles. Become attuned to the universal Reiki energy and learn how to transfer the energy to heal the self and others. Liberation Yoga, 900 S. Lake Blvd, Mahopac. $100/course & manual. Pre-registration required:  845.803.8389.

Health / Weight-Loss Orientation – 4pm. Education is the best ally. When people understand the program and see the results they will be successful. No obligation, informative. RSVP required. Many upcoming orientations. Free. 914.788.WELL (9355) infinitepossibilitiesny.com.

TUESDAY, JANUARY 17

Westchester Holistic Network Breakfast Meeting – 8-10am. This group of holistically minded people gathers for breakfast and program the third Tuesday of the month. Spirituality Center at Good Counsel Campus, 52 North Broadway, White Plains. $15/member; $18/non-member. 914.422.1784; westchesterholisticnetwork.org.

THURSDAY, JANUARY 19

Transcendence ReTreat – 9:30am-2pm. Group meets the third Thursday of each month through June. Transcendence at SunRaven, 501 Guard Hill Rd, Bedford. 914.234.6646; SunRaven.org.

Kids Club – Little Chefs Cooking Class – Pizza Making 4pm-6pm. 1/19; and Quesadilla Making  4pm-6pm, 1/27. Enjoy shopping while your kids have fun with Culinary Demonstration Specialist Alice and learn to cook. $5 per child. Vegetarian and Gluten Free options available.  Whole Foods Market Yonkers. Sign up 72 hours in advance: 914.378.8090.

Introduction to Massage Therapy as a Career Workshop – 6-8 pm. Learn about the profession of massage therapy, hear about programs, and tour the school. Finger Lakes School of Massage, 272 North Bedford Rd, Mount Kisco. Free.  Register w/admissions: 914.241.7363.

How to Overcome Confrontational Conversations – 7-9pm. Workshop covers how to handle oneself in various confrontational situations. $45/advance or $50. Wine, soft drinks and light fare served. W@TERCOOLER, 21 N Broadway, 2nd floor, Tarrytown. Register/info: 914.332.1400.

Group Past Life Regression Workshop – 7-9pm w/Certified hypnotherapist Saundra (Cindy) Blum. Be guided gently down the path to examine how past experiences influence life today.  Awakenings, 215 Katonah Ave, Katonah. $35. Info: 914.232.0382; awakeningskatonah.com.

Kirtan Circle – 7:30-9pm. Join Dennis Wing and friends for a musical evening of sacred chanting to raise one’s vibrations and release stress. Center for Aligned Healing, 175 King St, Chappaqua. $20. Register: 914.588.4079.

SATURDAY, JANUARY 21

Psychic Fair – 1/21 & 1/22. Tarot Readers, Palmistry, Psychics, Mediums, Stone Healers, Shamanic Healers, Reiki Healers & more. Carmel Sanctuary, 97 Old Rt. 6, Carmel. Info: carmelsanctuary.com; 845.225.3777.

Introductory Session & Campus Tour/Blue Rock School – 10am. Tour for families interested in grades K-8, come learn about Blue Rock School’s unique, child-centered philosophy and tour the beautiful, three-acre wooded campus. 110 Demarest Mill Rd (off Germonds Rd.), West Nyack. RSVP: 845.627.0234; BlueRockSchool.org.

Planning a Spring Garden Workshop – 10am-12noon. Join farming experts focused on starting that 2012 vegetable garden. Learn everything needed to get started, including the planning process, vegetable choice, starting seeds, and more. Hilltop Hanover Farm, Yorktown Heights. $20. RSVP: 914.962.2368; HilltopHanoverFarm.org.

Reiki I Class – 10am-5pm. Learn self-healing benefits of Reiki, history, and hand positions with Anne Bentzen, MSOT, RMT. Center for Aligned Healing, 175 King St, Chappaqua. $150/includes manual, certificate & 4 attunements. Register by 1/19:  914.588.4079; Balancing4life.com.

5Rhythms® Dance/Movement Practice – 11am-5pm. Dance the embodiment of transition with Endless Waves workshop, taught by Lucia Rose Horan. Kaia Yoga, 1200 Post Rd East, Westport. $80. 203.532.0660.

Free Intro to Ayurveda – 12-1pm. Discover the Ayurvedic secrets to health and longevity by learning the basic guidelines for living in harmony. Topics include: history of Ayurveda, Ayurvedic body type, and diet and lifestyle guidelines for a healthier self. Free. RSVP required:  914.250.1417.

Compositing 101 – 1-3pm. Composting experts demystify the process of composting to get the most out of backyard composting. Hilltop Hanover Farm, 1271 Hanover St, Yorktown Heights. $20. Registration required: 914.962.2368; HilltopHanoverFarm.org.

Informal Yoga Workshop – 1-4pm. Practice yoga anatomy, safety, and emotional benefits with Dr. Brandon DC, CYT and Lori Rubin CYT; complimentary tea and healthy snacks served.  979 Rte 6.  $40. 845.279.4300.

SUNDAY, JANUARY 22

Psychic Fair – 1/21 & 1/22. Tarot Readers, Palmistry, Psychics, Mediums, Stone Healers, Shamanic Healers, Reiki Healers & more. Carmel Sanctuary, 97 Old Rt. 6, Carmel. Info: carmelsanctuary.com; 845.225.3777.

Interfaith Celebration – 2pm w/Rev. Mary Azima Jackson, interfaith Minister. Wainwright House, 260 Stuyvesant Ave, Rye. Free. 914.967.6080; wainwright.org.

Health / Weight-Loss Orientation – 5pm. Education is the best ally. When people understand the program and see the results they will be successful. No obligation, informative. RSVP required. Many upcoming orientations. Free. 914.788.WELL (9355) infinitepossibilitiesny.com.

MONDAY, JANUARY 23

New Moon Circle (Chinese Year of the Dragon) – 7-9pm w/Pam Cucinell. The new moon is a time for new beginnings; join each month to plant the seeds of intention. Bring a journal. Opal Moon, 2037 Albany Post Rd, Croton. $20. Registration required: 914.788.4955; opalmoon.net.

Wednesday, January 25

Store Tour + Lunch at Whole Foods Market Yonkers – 11am-12:30pm. Store tour to learn about the great values at Whole Foods Market Yonkers. Sign up 48 hours in advance: 914.378.8090.

THURSDAY, JANUARY 26

Astrology Workshop – 7-9pm w/Lucy Gordon.  Learn how using astrology can facilitate a positive change in life. Appropriate for all levels of experience. Awakenings, 215 Katonah Ave, Katonah. $35. Pre-registration required:  914.232.0382; awakeningskatonah.com.

FRIDAY, JANUARY 27

Teacher Enhancement Workshop – Time TBA w/Amy Pearce Hayden, E-RYT.  Props and assists for deeper alignment correction. The YogaScape and Spa, 1100 Rte 52, 2nd floor, Carmel. $30. Registration information: 845.225.9642.

SATURDAY, JANUARY 28

Joyful Beginnings for Prospective Parents – 10am-12noon. Experience a morning in the nursery/kindergarten. Snack, creative play, and more provided for children while parents meet lead teacher Karen Atkinson. Early Childhood Center at Tappan Hill School, 50 Ichabod Ln, Tarrytown. Pre-registration required: 845.356.9715.

Free Intro to Ayurveda – 12-1pm. Discover the Ayurvedic secrets to health and longevity by learning the basic guidelines for living in harmony. Topics include: history of Ayurveda, Ayurvedic body type, and diet and lifestyle guidelines for a healthier self. Free. RSVP required:  914.250.1417.

SATURDAY, JANUARY 28

Family Constellation Work – 1-4:30pm. Workshop allows one to look at events in the family history that impact present life experience; as hidden dynamics are revealed, new solutions emerge. Tarrytown. $70 by 1/14 or $100/couples; $85/$115 thereafter. Eve-Marie, 914.909.6292; Evemarieelkin.com.

SUNDAY, JANUARY 29

Journey to Your Muse – 2-5pm. Spend a day in this mini-retreat that fuses shamanic healing and creative play; facilitated by healer, musician, and writer Mikki Baloy Davis. Garrison Art Center, 23 Depot Square/Garrison’s Landing, Garrison. $40/includes materials; Pamohealing.com.

TUESDAY, JANUARY 31

Mommy & Me at Whole Foods Market Yonkers – 9:30-11am. Meet other new moms in the area and enjoy breakfast for you and baby. January Guest: Prenatal Yoga Discussion & Demonstration with Marcia Siper from Yoga Bliss. Free. RSVP: 914.378.8090.

Digestive Health Lecture – 7:30pm w/Drs. Hiro & Michiko Izumi. Learn how NUCCA upper cervical chiropractic and enzyme nutrition therapy can help restore normal digestion and promote overall health naturally. 550 Mamaroneck Ave, Ste 103, Harrison. Free. Register/info: 914.310.9000; izumiwellness.net.

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