Natural Awakenings Calendar Listings for April 2012 – Westchester/Putnam NY Edition

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UPCOMING EVENTS

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SUNDAY, APRIL 1     
Pilates Core Principles – 12:30-2:30pm w/Kate Patagine. Class focuses on teachings of Joseph Pilates’ principles bringing all elements together: concentration, control, center, fluidity, precision and breath. Inner Balance Studio, 1072 Rte 311, 2nd floor, Patterson. Pre-registration required. $15. 845.878.7800; innerbalancestudio.org.

The Oneness Blessing – 2-3pm. Also known as Deeksha, this blessing causes the heart to open, heals relationships, quiets the mind and opens the doors to higher awareness. Synchronicity Healing Center, 55 Charles Colman Blvd, Pawling. $5/donation. 845.855.1172; synchronicityny.com.

MONDAY, APRIL 2
Community Gardening Workshop Series – 4/2 & 4/30. 5-6:30pm. Co-facilitated by Master Gardeners Pamela Davis and Donna Sharrett. $10 for each or $15 for both workshops. Cornell University Cooperative Extension of Westchester County. 26 Legion Drive, Valhalla. Info: JoAnn DiRico Trautmann at jdt34@cornell.edu.

Massage School Open House – 6-8pm. Information for June full-time Massage Therapy Program. 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.

YERTS (Yoga, Exercise, Reiki, Tai Chi Synergized Movement Program) – 7-9:30pm. Free intro classes 4/9-5/14 with Paul Narad, Reiki Master & Massage Therapist. Soularas, 522 N State Rd, Briarcliff. $150/6classes; $30/drop-in. 914.941.2400; soulauras.com.

TUESDAY, APRIL 3
Weight Loss/Virtual Gastric Band – 7-8pm (Tuesdays through 4/24) w/Sara Oppenheim-Somerville. Shrink the stomach, reduce cravings, and change one’s relationship with food through hypnosis. Opal Moon, 2037 Albany Post Rd, Croton. $299/includes CD. Must RSVP: 914.788.4955; opalmoon.net.

Dream Group – 7:30-9:30pm w/Warren Falcon. 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, APRIL 4
YERTS (Yoga, Exercise, Reiki, Tai Chi Synergized Movement Program) – 10:30am-12noon. Free intro classes 4/11-5/16 with Paul Narad, Reiki Master & Massage Therapist. Soularas, 522 N State Rd, Briarcliff. $150/6classes; $30/drop-in. 914.941.2400; soulauras.com.

Eco Friendly Countertops Presentation – 5:30pm. Kitchen Need a Face-Lift? IceStone, LLC presents on the features, characteristics and uses of durable surfaces made out of recycled glass. Green Design Expo, 640 Central Park Ave. Scarsdale. AIA/GBCI Credit. Free. RSVP 914.902.5305.

Communicating w/the Higher Realms – 7-9pm (Also 4/11, 4/18, 4/25) w/Michael Rosenbaum, ACHT, MP. Develop a practice to receive clear and detailed guidance from Spirit Guides, The Masters, and the Angelic realm. Chappaqua. Info: 914.218.9000.

Women’s Wisdom Group – 7:30-9:30pm. This is a community of women who support, nurture and inspire each other; readings from The Book of Awakening by Mark Nepo. Transcendence at SunRaven, 501 Guard Hill Rd, Bedford. $30. 914.772.1257; transcendenceatsunraven.com.

THURSDAY, APRIL 5
Free Teleclass – 7-8:30pm. Learn how to describe your work so others will hire you; avoid the #1 mistake practitioners make when talking about what they do and make it easy for people to say yes to services and become raving fans of your work. 914.712.8680.

FRIDAY, APRIL 6  
Living Dharma in a Speedy World – w/ Tsoknyi Rinpoche. Using practical, time-honored teachings from the Tibetan Buddhist tradition, find well being within busy lives. Garrison Institute, Rt. 9D, Garrison. 845.424.4800; garrisoninstitute.org.

Argentine Tango Milonga – 8-12pm. Beginner tango lesson and practice for singles and couples. Wine tasting/refreshments & tango in lobby between 7&8pm. Josie’s Dance School. $20. More info: 914.432.8502; josiedance.com.  

SATURDAY, APRIL 7
Grand Opening/Sun & Moon Health Spa – 11am-3pm. Offering colon hydrotherapy, lymphatic therapy, and nutritional/mineral balancing. 155 Rte 202 & Lovell St, Village Shopping Plaza (around left side of building, facing Lovell St) Somers/Lincolndale. Info: 914.617.8555; sunandmoonhealthspa.com.

MONDAY, APRIL 9
Spring Vacation Nature Camp – 9:30am-1pm (4/9-4/12). An action-packed 4 days of adventure for grades K-3 featuring animal and nature exploration, nature crafts, and nature games. Greenburgh Nature Center, Scarsdale. $160/members or $210. 914.813.1280; greenburghnaturecenter.org.

WEDENSDAY, APRIL 11
The Yoga of Marketing – Time TBA. This is a three month business building program for holistic practitioners passionate about making a difference in the world and who want to go from “just getting by” to a successful, profitable business. Info: 914.712.8680.

Shattered Sky – 7:30pm. This film restores optimism and confidence in America’s ability to tackle change. The screening is followed up with a discussion led by Patti Wood, Director of GRASSROOTS Environmental Education.  Wainwright House, Rye. $10. RSVP:  914.967.6080.  

THURSDAY, APRIL 12
Holistic Moms Network – 6:30-8:30pm. Join a panel of local birth professionals and parents to explore options and opportunities for empowered birth. First Presbyterian Church of Philipstown, 10 Academy Rd, Cold Spring. 914.736.2975.

Message Circle – 7-9pm w/Medium Priscilla Kernesey. Come hear from loved ones and check out Priscilla’s new book “It Will All Make Sense When You’re Dead”. Synchronicity Healing Center, Pawling. $55. RSVP: 845-855-1172; synchronicityny.com.
FRIDAY, APRIL 13
Coming Home – Time TBA (4/13-4/15). A Mindfulness Meditation weekend designed for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people to take refuge in the company of spiritual friends. Garrison Institute, Rt. 9D, Garrison. 845.424.4800; garrisoninstitute.org.

Meditation – 7-9pm w/Sam Tso. A Native American from the Navajo Tribe, Sam teaches the Navajo way of doing things. Each person gets a blessing with one of his sacred tools and a whispered insight. Synchronicity Healing Center, Pawling. $45. RSVP: 845-855-1172; synchronicityny.com.

Comedy for a Cause Event – 8-9:30pm. An evening of laughter benefiting Relay for Life with comics Joe Devito and John “J2” Iavarone. Solaris Sports Club, 201 Veterans Rd, Yorktown Heights. 18+. $15. 914.962.4094.

SATURDAY, APRIL 14  
Volunteers Landscape Day – 9am-2pm. Roll up the sleeves and meet other arborists, horticulturists, garden designers and landscape enthusiasts. Volunteers of all skill levels welcomed. Rain or shine. Lunch served. Manitoga, Garrison. Register: 845.424.3812; russelwrightcenter.org.

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.

One Light Healing Touch Workshop – 10am-5pm. Learn hands-on healing from Penny Lavin, graduate of an international energy healing school. Be trained in scanning, radiant and distance healing and sacred self-healing practices to heal the self and others. Wainwright House, Rye. $150. 914.967.6080; onelighthealingtouch.com.
Deepen Into the Divine Heart – 10am-6pm (4/14 & 4/15) w/ Suzy Meszoly. Experience a profound physical and emotional healing during this special weekend seminar. Opal Moon, 2037 Albany Post Rd, Croton. $350. RSVP: 914.788.4955; opalmoon.net.

Emotional/Stress Flower Remedies– 12-3pm. Learn more about flower essences and discover which remedy is right based on one’s emotional imbalances. Manna Foods, 171 Mamaroneck Ave, White Plains. Free. Mannafoodsonline.com.

Support Connection 15th Anniversary Celebration – 7pm. Cocktails, dinner, dancing, silent auction and awards presentation. $95/person or $850 for a table of 10.Colonial Terrace at 119 Oregon Rd.  Cortlandt Manor. Info/tickets: 914.962.6402; SupportConnection.org.

Hudson River Dredging Update – 7pm. Find out what’s happening right now in Phase 2 of GE’s PCB Remedial Dredging of the Hudson River, the largest Superfund site in the US. Beczak Environmental Education Center, 35 Alexander St, Yonkers. $10/$5 teachers, students, seniors. 914.377.1900 x13; beczak.org.

SUNDAY, APRIL 15
Senior Sunday – 9:30am-2:30pm. Discounted therapeutic massage for those 60+.  Soulauras, 522 North State Rd, Briarcliff. $60/60min or $1/minute. 914.941.2400; soulauras.com.

Beekeeping 101 – 10am-12noon. Beekeeping for the backyard hobbyist with DJ Haverkamp of Bedford Bee Honeybee Service giving an informative, basic class for those thinking about raising locally adapted bees. Cliffdale Farm. $20/members or $25. Adults only. 914.762.2912 x110.

Spiritual Gathering – 10:30am-12:30pm. Monthly gathering led by Michael Rosenbaum ACHT, MP. April’s topic is “Using the energy of nature to balance the self”.  All ages welcome. 14 Cornel Dr, Goldens Bridge. $15. RSVP: 914.589.3601.

MONDAY, APRIL 16
21 Day Clean Eating Cleanse – 11:30am-1:30pm (4/16, 4/23 & 5/7). Clean eating cleanse plus recipe and cooking demonstration with Holistic Nutritional Health Counselor, Susan Chasen. The Ajna Wellness Center, 2127 Crompond Rd, Cortlandt Manor. $150. 718.207.4200; theAjnaWelnessCenter.com.

Men’s Group – 7:30-9:30pm. Monthly gathering with like-minded men to focus on the self and help shape a healthier, more balance approached to living that is especially important in relationship to others. Transcendence at SunRaven, 501 Guard Hill Rd, Bedford. Free.  914.772.1257; transcendenceatsunraven.com.

TUESDAY, APRIL 17
Westchester Holistic Network Breakfast Meeting – 8-10am. Group of holistically minded people gathers for breakfast and program. Laura Mayer presents, “Transforming Your Life: One Cell at a Time.” Spirituality Center at Good Counsel Campus, 52 N Broadway, White Plains. $15/member; $18/non-member. 914.422.1784; westchesterholisticnetwork.org.

Healthy Happy Hour! – 4:30-6:30pm. After work, swing by this fun Natural Awakenings Network (NAN) gathering for healthy drinks and good company—this month at Andy’s Pure Foods in Scarsdale. $5 cover, NAN members free. Andy’s is located at the Golden Horseshoe Shopping Center, 46 Purchase Rd. Scarsdale. Directions: AndysPureFood.com.; 914.967.2322. NAN Info: WakeUpNaturally.com.

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 18  
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 N Bedford Rd, Mount Kisco. Free. Register w/admissions. 914.241.7363.

Film Screening – 6pm. The City of White Plains, Federated Conservationists of Westchester County, and NYC Lower Hudson Valley Clean Communities screen “Revenge of the Electric Car” with Q&A/reception following. Cinema de Lux, White Plains. 212.839.4382; nyclhvcc.org.

Green Policy Task Force Meeting – 6:30-8:30pm. Monthly meeting of the GPTF located at City Hall, 40 S Broadway, Rm 406, Yonkers.

THURSDAY, APRIL 19
Psychic 3rd Thursdays – 10:30am-2:30pm. Carla Blaha is a medium, reiki master, tarot reader and intuitive writer whose skills are integrated to deliver messages received. $40/30min. Soulauras, 522 N State Rd, Briarcliff. Appointment: 914.941.2400; soulauras.com.

Transcendence Retreat – 9:30am-2pm. Yoga, hands on un-cooking demonstration, healthy lunch, recipes, and circle discussion on increasing harmony and balance in life. Transcendence at SunRaven, Bedford. $85. 914.772.1257; transcendenceatsunraven.com.

Eco Friendly Flooring – 12pm. Green Design Expo presents info about Forbo’s Marmoleum product line. Eco Friendly, inexpensive and versatile. Green Design Expo-640 Central Park Ave, Scarsdale. AIA Credit. Free. RSVP 914.902.5305.

City Chickens – 7pm. Check municipal codes and join the “urban chicken movement” for healthy, homegrown eggs, quality nitrogen-rich fertilizer, pest/insect control, and companionship. Beczak Environmental Education Center, 35 Alexander St, Yonkers. Free. 914.377.1900 x13; beczak.org.

FRIRDAY, APRIL 20
Sassy Ladies Shopping Night – 5-10pm.Events To Remember hosts a night of beauty, fashion and wellness. Free giveaways, music, eco-friendly goody bag, and the opportunity to shop for unique products and services.  $10. DoubleTree Hotel in Tarrytown. Info: 914.396.7664; EventsRemember.com.

SATURDAY, APRIL 21
Fertility & Adoption Conference – 8am-2:30pm. Educational sessions and interactive workshops – a blend western and eastern holistic approaches to fertility and adoption services. $20. Hilton Westchester in Rye Brook. Info/tickets: AFamilyofMyOwn.com; 914.393.9221.

Reiki I Workshop – 9:30am-4pm (4/21 & 4/22) w/Ginny Mackles, LMHC, Reiki Teacher. Be attuned and certified to the first level of Reiki, Shoden from a teacher with over 25 years experience and creator of The Reiki Journey CD. Millwood. 914.762.7761; ginnymackles.com.

Volunteer Workshop at Hilltop Hanover Farm – 10am-12pm. The volunteer coordinator leads a farm tour, and then goes over volunteer opportunities. Hilltop Hanover Farm, 1271 Hanover St. Yorktown Heights. Info: 914.962.2368; HilltopHanoverFarm.org.

Why Smart Women Get Stuck Organizing – 2pm. Learn the roadblocks to getting organized and how to get around them. Somers Library. 914.232.5717; somerslibrary.org.

Backyard Chickens 2 – 2-4pm. Learn about getting chicks and starting a backyard flock.  This class focuses on genetics of the bird. $20. Hilltop Hanover Farm, 1271 Hanover St. Yorktown Heights. Info: 914.962.2368. Online registration required: HilltopHanoverFarm.org.

One Light Healing Touch Workshop – 2-4pm. Penny Lavin leads this experiential energy healing workshop to help participants relieve stress and develop their innate healing ability. Liberation Yoga, 900 S Lake Blvd, Mahopac. $25. 845.803.8389; onelighthealingtouch.com.

SUNDAY, APRIL 22
Acupressure First Aid – 10:30am-1:30pm w/Gail Kellstrom. Learn traditional acupressure to self-treat headache, stiff neck, sinus, anxiety, insomnia, indigestion, constipation, etc. No prior knowledge required. Soulauras, 522 N State Rd, Briarcliff. $85. Info/register: 914.232.5754.

Opening Celebration/Inner Balance Studio – 12:30-4pm. Stop by the newly renovated studio; a place to energize, strengthen, release and transform through yoga, zumba, pilates, massage and fitness. Food, drink, raffles and zumba demonstration. 1072 Rte 311, 2nd floor, Patterson. 845.878.7800; innerbalancestudio.org.

Karmic Zap! – 2pm-4:15pm w/James Philip. Energy healing for deep transformation followed by divine Q&A with White Eagle and other Ascended Teachers. Opal Moon, 2037 Albany Post Rd, Croton. $35. Must RSVP: 914.788.4955; opalmoon.net.

MONDAY, APRIL 23     
Looking at Baroque Masterpieces in Art – 6pm. Expand knowledge and be entertained at the same time with a presentation designed to stimulate interest about this exciting period in art history. Somers Library. 914.232.5717; somerslibrary.org.

TUESDAY, APRIL 24
Release Stress w/Energy Healing Workshop – 6:30-7:45pm. Penny Lavin leads this experiential energy healing workshop to help participants relieve stress and develop their innate healing ability. Kent Library, 17 Sylbis Crossing, Kent Lakes. Free. 845.225.8585; onelighthealingtouch.com.

Spiritual Book Club – 7:30-9:30pm. Evolutionary Enlightenment, A New Path to Spiritual Awakening by Andrew Cohen featuring Ellen Daly (ghost writer) in attendance. Fourth installment in Love & Light Book Series. Transcendence at SunRaven, Bedford. $30. 914.772.1257; transcendenceatsunraven.com.

Wednesday, April 25
Divas-do-Lunch –11:30am-1pm. Join Diva Mama, Shira Adler & Debi Silber, The Mojo Coach, for an enlightening and engaging networking and self-nurturing event. $30 includes program and light refreshments. MoM, 401 E. 84th St. (corner 1st Ave. lower level), NYC. RSVP: 914.861.5186.

NAN Meditation Series – 7pm. This month, Meditation for Mother Earth. Led by Susan Wright in the beautiful backyard of the Wainwright House, 260 Stuyvesant Ave. Rye. Indoors if rain. $10/free for NAN Members. Directions: wainwright.org. Info: WakeUpNaturally.com.

THURSDAY, APRIL 26
Keeping Bees in the City – 7pm. City bees are healthier and produce better honey; meet beekeeper Douglass Decandia of the Food Bank of Westchester to discover if beekeeping is legal in your city. Beczak Environmental Education Center, Yonkers. Free. 914.377.1900; beczak.org.

Tibetan Singing Bowl Healing Concert – 7-9pm w/recording artist Beth Mullin. Synchronicity Healing Center, 55 Charles Coleman Blvd, Pawling. $25. RSVP: 845.855.1172; synchronicityny.com.

FRIDAY, APRIL 27
BlisSing! – 7-9pm w/Eileen O’Hare & Cat Guthrie. BlisSing is inspired by the Hindu Bhakti Yoga tradition of call and response chanting the names of the Divine. Opal Moon, 2037 Albany Post Rd, Croton. $20. Must RSVP: 914.788.4955; opalmoon.net.

Birthing a New World Order – 9:30am-4:30pm (Also 4/29, 9:30am-12noon) w/Theresa Joseph and Linda Fallo-Mitchell. Learn how to harness the energy of love in one’s own life to create a life of inner peace, love and joy. Wainwright House, Rye. $155/2 days or $130/Saturday only. 914.967.6080; wainwright.org.

SATURDAY, APRIL 28
Dog Walkathon & Pet Fair – 10am-2pm. SPCA of Westchester presents a walkathon and pet fair at FDR State Park in Yorktown Heights. Entertainment, food and, games and crafts for the kids, and shopping in the vendor village. Info: SPCA914.org; 914.941.2896 x 22.

Reiki 1/Reiki II – 11am-4pm (Also 4/29). Owner of Synchronicity, Reiki Master Marcus Feighery teaches the same curriculum as the Int’l Center for Reiki Training. Synchronicity Healing Center, Pawling. $175/ea or $300/both. RSVP: 845.855.1172; synchronicityny.com.

Nutrition Raw Superfoods – 12pm-3pm. Learn about raw superfood products which provide balanced nutrition, meals, snacks and fuel for the body along with long term health benefits and energy. Manna Foods, 171 Mamaroneck Ave, White Plains. Mannafoodsonline.com.

Gluten Free Cooking – 1:30-3:30pm. Join Farmer Mike Fedison to learn how to create fabulous gluten free meals. Hilltop Hanover Farm & Environmental Center, 1271 Hanover St, Yorktown Heights. $20. Info: hilltophanover.org.

SUNDAY, APRIL 29
Introduction to Ayurveda – 10am-3pm w/Scott Gerson, MD, PhD, & M. Phil (Ayurveda). Learn about Ayurveda, a complete medical system and entire lifestyle developed to maintain perfect balance and harmony. Wainwright House, Rye. $95. 914.967.6080; wainwright.org.

Awaken Wellness Fair/Tenth Anniversary – 10am-5pm.  Enjoy over 100 speakers, practitioners, exhibitors and vendors offering the latest info and products for self care, living green, and living well. Doubletree Hotel, Tarrytown. AwakenFair.com.

MONDAY, APRIL 30
Enjoying the Beauty of Conceptual Art – 6pm. Illustrated with numerous and beautiful photos of conceptual art pieces, this presentation challenges and expands one’s preconceptions about beauty and art, and opens up new possibilities for what can be considered art. Somers Library. 914.232.5717; somerslibrary.org.

Release Stress w/Energy Healing Workshop – 6:30-8pm. Penny Lavin leads this experiential energy healing workshop to help participants relieve stress and develop their innate healing ability. Mahopac Library. $5. 845.628.2009; onelighthealingtouch.com.

FRIDAY, MAY 4
House/Studio/Landscape Tours – 11am Fri & 11am-1:30pm Sat & Sun. Tours run through October and include home, studio and Woodland Garden of modernist industrial designer Russel Wright. $15; $13/seniors; $5/children under 12. Reservations required: brownpapertickets.com.

SATURDAY, MAY 5
Woman’s Inner & Outer Beauty – 12pm-3pm. Learn some of the most advanced women’s secrets to achieving radiant and glowing beauty for hair, skin and nails including anti-aging foods, supplements/herbs, topical treatments and Detox products. Manna Foods, 171 Mamaroneck Ave, White Plains. Mannafoodsonline.com
Summer Nature & Design Camp Open Day – 2-4pm. New and returning camp families are welcome to meet camp staff, experience the site and learn about the program. More info: manitogacamp.org.

MONDAY, MAY 7
Ballroom Dance Instruction for Adults – 1pm (5/7, 5/14, 5/21 & 6/4). Have fun while learning the basic steps, turns, leads, timing, rhythm and movement of various ballroom dances. Somers Library. $20pp/must be Somers resident. 914.232.5717; somerslibrary.org.

Natural Awakenings Calendar Listings for March 2012 – Westchester/Putnam NY Edition

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UPCOMING EVENTS

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THURSDAY, MARCH 1
Freshen Up Your Resume– 6:30pm. Learn about the latest trends in resume writing and how to create a unique and marketable resume for one’s personal brand. Bring current resume. Somers Library. Register: 914.232.5717; somerslibrary.org.
Skillful Relationships for Couples– 7:30-9:30pm. This series works with couples in reconnecting and rekindling the fire that sparked their relationship and fundamentals of developing a healthy relationship. Transcendence at SunRaven, 501 Guard Hill Rd, Bedford. $250/couple. 914.772.1257; transcendenceatsunraven.com.

FRIDAY, MARCH 2

Argentine Tango Milonga – 8-12pm. Learn to Tango (singles or couples). Refreshments served. Josie’s Dance School, 125 Main St, Ossining. $20/lesson & dance. 914.432.8502; josiedance.com.

SATURDAY, MARCH 3

Reiki II Workshop – 9:30am-4pm (3/3 & 3/4) w/Ginny Mackles, LMHC, Reiki Teacher. Be attuned and certified to the second level of Reiki, Okuden from a teacher with over 25 years experience and creator of The Reiki Journey CD. Millwood. 914.762.7761; ginnymackles.com.

Intro to Iyengar Yoga – 10-11:30am. Experience yoga as a transformational practice; begin with the basics of alignment to find balance and ease. Class is an experiential yoga session with time for discussion. Recommended donation/$25. RSVP: 914.25.1417; santhigramwellness.com.

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.

Natural Health Solutions – 11am-2pm. Learn about effective non-toxic cleaners, the secrets to choosing a quality supplement, natural solutions to asthma, heart problems, childhood issues and the latest Harvard research on resveratrol to slow the aging process. Goldens Bridge. RSVP: Cindy Rosenbaum, 914.806.6559.

Volunteers Workshop – 12-1pm. Volunteer coordinator, Sue Hubbard, discusses all the volunteer opportunities available on the Farm in 2012. Hilltophanoverfarm.org.

Soup Making – 1-3pm. Learn to make hearty seasonal soups. $20pp/online registration required; hilltophanoverfarm.org.

SUNDAY, MARCH 4

Yoga Essentials – 8:30-9:45am (Sundays 3/4-3/25). Emphasis placed on conscious movement through poses with awareness on breath. The YogaScape & Spa, 1100 Rt 52, 2nd floor (at Farmers Mills Rd), Carmel. First class free; drop-in/$19. Class packages available. 845.225.9642; theyogascape.com.

Intro to Eden Energy Medicine – 1-3pm. Learn the effective daily energy routine for stress, immune system, and vitality taught at the MD Anderson Cancer Center in Orlando. O2 Living, Yellow Monkey Village, 792 Rte 35, Cross River. $35. Register: 914.763.6320.

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.

Family Yoga – 4-5pm (7-11yrs) & 5:30-6:30pm (12-18yrs). Creativity, fun poses, games, and breathwork help to increase strength, flexibility and love. Hudson Yoga, 5 Old Post Rd So, Croton on Hudson.  $25 per adult/child; $5/per additional child. Register: 914.319.4010.

MONDAY, MARCH 5

Tween Yoga – 4-5pm (7-12yrs). Classes for tweens integrate traditional yoga poses, flowing sequences, breathing exercises, meditation techniques as well as self-reflection through journaling. Pilates on Hudson, 8 John Walsh Blvd, Peekskill. $175/10wks; 914.319.4010.

TUESDAY, MARCH 6

Dream Group – 7:30-9:30pm w/Warren Falcon. Monthly group explores dreams with these requirements: commitment, curiosity, humor and compassion. Share the gifts that the dream world provides. No prior experience required. Transcendence at SunRaven, 501 Guard Hill Rd, Bedford. $50. 914.772.1257; transcendenceatsunraven.com.

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 7

Women’s Wisdom Group – 7:30pm. Wednesdays w/alternating mornings (10am-12noon) & evenings. Women gather weekly to support, nurture and inspire each other. Discussions feature “The Book of Awakening” by Mark Nepo. Transcendence at SunRaven, Bedford. $30. 914.772.1257; transcendenceatsunraven.com.

THURSDAY, MARCH 8

Soil Workshop – 9:30am-4:30pm (Also 4/13) w/Dan Kittredge, executive director of Real Food Campaign. Sponsored by Watershed Agricultural Council at Rainbeau Ridge Farm, 49 Davids Way, Bedford Hills. $20/includes local foods lunch/workshop/materials and two-session course. Register: 914.962.6355; realfoodcampaign.org.

Mommy & Me Yoga – 11:30am-12:30pm (newborn to crawling). Pilates on Hudson, 8 John Walsh Blvd, Peekskill. $90/5wk session. Register by 3/5: 914.319.4010.

Forks Over Knives – 7:30pm. Screening of the film that explores how a whole-foods, plant-based diet aids in preventing/treating the most common degenerative diseases. Discussion follows w/Patti Wood, director of Grassroots Environmental Education. Wainwright House. $10/donation. Reserve: 914.497.6080.

FRIDAY, MARCH 9

Acupuncture Happy Hour – 4:30-7:30pm. Come and enjoy a soothing, relaxing, 45 minute de-stress, acupuncture session; leave happy and refreshed. REN DAO Wellness Center, Yonkers. 914.548.7585.

SATURDAY, MARCH 10

Past Life Regression Workshop – 10am-2:30pm w/Michael Rosenbaum, ACHT, MP. Discover and release negative patterns from past lives. Each participant will have their own personal past life experience in this workshop. Wainwright House, Rye. $65 ($50/friends of Wainwright House). 914.218.9000 or wainwright.org.

Guest Reader – 11am-5pm. Adam F. Bernstein, spiritual teacher, medium, clairvoyant and tarot reader with an international following, offers private readings. Synchronicity, Pawling. $120/hr. 845.855.1172.

Beekeeping 101 – 2-4pm w/Doug DeCandia. Get started on the road to bees in the backyard.  This is a series of two classes, the second held May 19. $20pp/online registration required; hilltophanoverfarm.org.

Spirit Speaks/Are You Listening – 3-5pm. A channeling session, talk and book signing reception w/Valerie Croce-Stiehl. Wainwright House, Rye. $25. 914.967.6080; wainwright.org.

SUNDAY, MARCH 11

Maple Sugaring Party – 11am-4pm. Celebrate the end of winter and the peak of maple sugaring season with depictions of Native American & Colonial style sugaring sites, crafts, and more. Early registration discount; day of event: members/$8, non-members; $12 . Greenburgh Nature Center, Scarsdale. 914.813.1280.

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.

Yoga & Breast Cancer – 7pm w/Lisa Nachtigall, RYT.  A triple negative breast cancer survivor and certified Prana Yoga Instructor, Natchtigall travels from Manhattan to share the transformative powers of yoga and assist those dealing with physical and emotional challenges. Free. Info/register: 914.319.4010.

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 14

Over 40 Females Networking Luncheon Event – 11:30am-2pm. Cathy Wilke, guest speaker, presents “Creating Strategic Alliances through Relationship Marketing” followed by open networking. Plates Restaurant, 121 Myrtle Blvd, Larchmont. Members/$25, includes lunch; non-members/ $35. Pre-pay required. Westchesternychapter.over40females.com.

THURSDAY, MARCH 15

Transcendence Retreat – 9:30am-2pm. Pause to nourish from the inside out with a yoga class (all levels); hands on un-cooking demo; healthy lunch; recipes; and circle discussion. Transcendence at SunRaven, Bedford. $85. 914.772.1257; transcendenceatsunraven.com.

Resume Cover Letter Workshop – 6:30pm. Learn how to send a cover letter that creates an impact on the reader and makes them want to know more. Bring current cover letter if available.   Somers Library. 914.232.5717; somerslibrary.org.

One Light Healing Touch Workshop – 7-9pm. Penny Lavin leads this experiential energy healing workshop to help participants relieve stress and develop their innate healing ability. Wainwright House, 260 Stuyvesant Ave, Rye. $25. 914.967.6080; onelighthealingtouch.com.

SATURDAY, MARCH 17

Reiki I – 10am-5pm w/Anne Bentzen, Usui/Karuna® Reiki Master. Learn the self-healing benefits of Reiki, history, hand positions and receive 4 attunements. $150 manual/certificate. Center for Aligned Healing, 175 King St, Chappaqua. 914.588.4079; balancing4life.com.

Backyard Chickens Part I – 11am-1pm. The Zander Family of Front Yard Coop kicks off a series of five workshops on keeping backyard chickens. $20pp/online registration required; hilltophanoverfarm.org.

SUNDAY, MARCH 18
NAN Meditation Series –  11am. Josie’s Dance School, 125 Main St, Ossining. Free for NAN Members/ $10 non-Members. RSVP: 914.432.8502.

Dance/Theatre/Fitness Open House – 10am-6pm. Please stop in and experience sample classes all day; visit josiedance.com for class offerings and registration specials. Josie’s Dance School, 125 Main St, Ossining. 914.432.8502.

One Light Healing Touch Workshop – 3-5pm. Penny Lavin leads this experiential energy healing workshop to help participants relieve stress and develop their innate healing ability. Sacred Space, 464 Main St, Beacon. $25. 845.742.8494; onelighthealingtouch.com.

MONDAY, MARCH 19

Men’s Group – 7:30-9:30pm. Monthly group offers an opportunity to share time together without the distractions of a TV, poker table or women; shape a healthier and more balanced approach to living. Transcendence at SunRaven, Bedford. No Charge. 914.234.6646; transcendenceatsunraven.com

TUESDAY, MARCH 20

Westchester Holistic Network Breakfast Meeting – 8-10am. Group of holistically minded people gathers for breakfast and program. March topic: “Presentation Skills” w/Paul Morris. Spirituality Center at Good Counsel Campus, 52 North Broadway, White Plains. $15/member; $18/non-member. 914.422.1784; westchesterholisticnetwork.org.

Yoga Nidra – 5-6:15pm. Profound relaxation for body & mind; learn to be fully aware in a state of yogic sleep to improve immunity, heart health, relieve stress. Golden Temple, 223 Katonah Ave, Katonah. $20. Register: 914.401.6399.

THURSDAY, MARCH 22

Group Juice Fast – 6:30pm (through 3/26; 6:30pm). Enjoy the full benefits of fasting along with daily program activities guided by Dr. Michael Finkelstein. Transcendence at SunRaven, 501 Guard Hill Rd, Bedford. $250. Info/register: 914.772.1257; transcendenceatsunraven.com.

Holistic Moms Network – 7-9pm w/Caty Laignel, director of Blue Rock School. This is an open discussion on the importance of balance in children’s lives as they approach school age. All welcome. Wainwright House, 260 Stuyvesant Ave, Rye. $5/suggested donation; wainwright.org.

FRIDAY, MARCH 23

Reiki Master Class – 11am-4pm (3/23-3/25) w/Marcus Feighery, RM/LMT. Become a Reiki Master and master of life. Synchronicity, Pawling. $875/3day intensive. Details: 845.855.1172.

SATURDAY, MARCH 24

Boost Immunity Naturally – 11am. Learn the steps to building a healthy immune system using simple diet and lifestyle changes. $15. RSVP: 914.250.1417; santhigramwellness.com.

Herbs for Spring Cleaning the Body – 1-3pm. Herbalist Bonnie Rogers helps create a simple plan to feel great and discusses simple nutritional and herbal solutions that nourish the body.  $25pp/online registration required; bonnieherbals.com.

Kirtin & Drum Circle – 7:30pm. Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Northern Westchester (UU Coffee House) monthly “home” kirtan and drumming circle. 236 S Bedford Rd (Rt.172), Mt Kisco. 914.241.1360.

SUNDAY, MARCH 25

Women Redefining Life After 50 – 9:30am-4pm. Smarter, Bolder, Older™:  explores second adulthood. Discuss what matters most and what energizes one about growing older. Wainwright House, Rye, $65/member or $80. Register 914.967.6080 or website.

TUESDAY, MARCH 27

Spiritual Book Club – 7:30-9:30pm. This month’s book, The Bowl of Light, by Hank Wesselman. Discuss a shaman’s perspective on the subject of “radiance” and sacred wisdom. Transcendence at SunRaven, Bedford. $30/suggested contribution. 914.772.1257; transcendenceatsunraven.com.

FRIDAY, MARCH 30

Music Makes a Difference – 7pm. Concert for cancer; all money raised helps fund Support Connection’s free, breast and ovarian cancer support services. Yorktown Stage, 1974 Commerce St, #8, Yorktown Heights. $5/advance; $7/door. Info:  914.582.1067.

SATURDAY, MARCH 31

One Light Healing Touch Workshop – 10am-5pm. Learn hands-on healing from Penny Lavin, graduate of an international energy healing school. Be trained in scanning, radiant and distance healing and sacred self-healing practices to heal the self and others. Opal Moon, Croton on Hudson.  $150. 914.788.4955; onelighthealingtouch.com.

Fishkill Cares for Cats – 12-4:30pm. Community event: music, face painting, food, balloon sculpture, humane education information, exhibitors, and raffles! Low cost spay/neuter. Fishkill Town Hall, 807 Main St. Free admission. 845.489.2378.

FRIDAY, APRIL 6

Living Dharma in a Speedy World – Time TBA (4/6-4/8) w/ Tsoknyi Rinpoche. Using practical, time-honored teachings from the Tibetan Buddhist tradition, find well being within busy lives. Garrison Institute, Rt. 9D, Garrison. 845.424.4800; garrisoninstitute.org.

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