Natural Awakenings Calendar Listings for July 2012 – Westchester/Putnam NY

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UPCOMING EVENTS

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SUNDAY, JULY 1

Directed Retreat – July 1-July 5. 11am. The focus of this silent, directed retreat is on assisting the participant in understanding and interpreting his/her faith experience and growing in intimacy with God. $375-$400. Mariandale Retreat and Conference Center, Ossining. 914.941.4455. Marindale.org.

Core Principles of Pilates – 12:30-2:20pm. With Kate Petagine. Workshop focuses on the teachings of Joseph Pilates’ principles to properly and safely execute exercise. Pre-requisite to group Pilates classes; registration required. Inner Balance Studio, 1072 Rte 311, Patterson. 845.878.7800.

Reiki in the Wild – 1:30pm. Free intro to Reiki healing for stress reduction and relaxation. $5 suggested donation for Pawling Nature Reserve, Pawling. Directions: 845.702.1042. PawlingNaturerReserve.org.

THURSDAY, JULY 5

Prenatal Yoga – 9:45-11am. Designed for moms-to-be, this class strengthens & opens, cultivating breath awareness and mind-body unity all through poses modified for the pregnant body. $150/6 weeks. Pre-registration required. Quest Yoga Arts, 11-13 Main St, Mt. Kisco. Questyogaarts.com.

Message Circle & Reiki – 7-9pm. 1st Thur. Allow Carla to help bring forth inner knowing and receive guidance and healing. $40. Soulauras, 522 N State Rd, Briarcliff. RSVP: 914.941.2400.  Soulauras.com.

FRIDAY, JULY 6

Take Root: A Training for Garden Educators – 9am-2:30pm. (Also July 7). Open to educators and youth workers interested in, or already implementing, garden-based learning. $40/day. Bring bag lunch. CEUs available. Katonah and Mt Kisco. Registration required: Nancy Caswell, 914.285.4632. Gardening.Cornell.Edu/takeroot.

SUNDAY, JULY 8

Wellness Retreat – July 8-July 13. Medically supervised individualized programs created by participant and program experts focusing on weight loss, nutrition, fitness and health needs; includes massage, acupuncture and evening educational programs. $1350. Scribner Hollow Lodge, Rt 23A, Hunter. 888.843.3334. WellnessRetreatsNY.com.

Beachbody on the Beach – 11am. Sundays 7/8-7/29. Free Fit Club and Beachbody Coaching, The Marina at Whaley Lake, 1631 Rte 292, Holmes. Suggested donation: $5 for the month of July accepted for Children, Inc.

Finding Joy, Courage, & Peace in the Word of God – July 8-July 11. 5pm, 7/8-11am, 7/11. This silent guided retreat experience invites participants to slow down and enter into quiet, restful days with the Divine. Mariandale Retreat Center, Ossining. $300-$325. 914.941.4455. Mariandale.org.

MONDAY, JULY 9

Healing Drumming Circle – 7:30-9pm. Relaxing, calming, meditative; allow the heartbeat of mother earth to nurture community healing and connection. $25/advance; $35/door. Soulauras, 522 N State Rd, Briarcliff. RSVP: 914.941.2400. Soularas.com.

TUESDAY, JULY 10

QI Explorations – 10am-12noon. Tuesdays, 7/10-8/7. Explore ancient Chinese secrets of longevity, vitality and joyful living with Gail. Sessions include Qi Kung and Jin Shin Do encouraging development of a daily practice. $200/5wks; $60/drop-in. Soulauras, 522 N State Rd, Briarcliff. RSVP: 914.941.2400. Soulauras.com.

Spiritual & Esoteric Meditation Monthly Class – 7-8:30pm. Michael Rosenbaum, ACHT, offers a different meditation class each month; open to all levels. $15. Center for Aligned Healing, 175 King St, Chappaqua. 914.218.9000.

WEDNESDAY, JULY 11

Crafting on the Summer Surf – July 11-July 15. 3pm, 7/11-1pm, 7/15. Crafters invited to quilt, knit, paint, sculpt, make cards, etc., working with and joining others in letting the Spirit move through prayer, crafting and swimming sessions. $350-$375. Mariandale Retreat Center, Ossining. 914.941.4455. Mariandale.org.

THURSDAY, JULY 12

Holistic Moms Network – 6:30-8:30pm. Explore options and opportunities for homeschooling. Panelists discuss the basics of homeschooling, what NY state laws are regarding homeschooling, and answer questions. First Presbyterian Church of Philipstown, 10 Academy St, Cold Spring. Info: 914.736.2975.

Kids Pajama Yoga – 7-8:15pm. Kids’ ages 7-12yrs. enjoy a class through all ranges of motion to creatively dissolve excess energy, preparing minds and bodies for a sweet deep sleep. $60/4sessions. Pre-registration required. Quest Yoga Arts, 11-13 Main St, Mt. Kisco. QuestYogaArts.com.

FRIDAY, JULY 13

Ladies by the Lake Luncheon – 12:30-2:30pm. Networking opportunity and speaker Jan Callot from Dutchess County SCORE on “Shore up your Business Strategies”. $5 for DPWA and Nan members. The Marina at Whaley Lake, 1631 Rte 292, Holmes. Register: 845.702.1042.; DPWAssociation.com.

Gatsby on the Sound – 7-11pm. Enjoy an evening celebrating the fun and frivolity of the 20’s, featuring dinner, dancing and libations. Benefits Wainwright House programs. $135. Wainwright House, Rye. 914.967.6080. Wainwright.org.

SATURDAY, JULY 14

Painting from the Inside Out Workshop – 9am-12noon. Come explore, experiment and play while painting. Allow spontaneity to release creativity and affect life; no skills required. $50. Tarrytown. Register: Eve-Marie: 914.844.6213. EveMarieElkin.com.

Beading Workshop – 10am. In this full-day workshop, students make a woven beaded bracelet composed of black Swarovski crystals and multi-colored Delica beads. $25/materials fee paid in advance. Somers Library, 80 Primrose St, Somers. Info: 914.232.5717. SomersLibrary.org.

Reiki II Certification – 11:00am-3pm. With Elizabeth Matheson & Tony Montalbano, RMs. Learn to facilitate healing on mental & emotional levels; practice chakra clearing, distance healing & more. Reiki I required. $200. RSVP: Opal Moon, 2037 Albany Post Rd, Croton. 914.788.4955. Opalmoon.net.

Making Compost at Stone Barns Center – 10am-12noon. Learn to make and use nutrient-rich compost for home gardens and landscape, with Gregg Twehues, Stone Barns Center’s Compost Farm Manager. Third program in series. $25. Info: StoneBarnsCenter.org.

Family Constellation Work – 1-4:30pm. Work allows one to look at events in the family history that impact present life experience; as hidden dynamics are revealed, new solutions emerge. $100/couple or $75. Register & info: Eve-Marie: 914.844.6213. EveMarieElkin.com.

SUNDAY, JULY 15

Community Yoga Class – 12-1:15pm. 3rd Sunday. Practice is appropriate for all levels.  Admission is by suggested donation of non-perishable food for local distribution to those in need. Inner Balance Studio, 1072 Rte 311, Patterson. 845.878.7800. InnerBalanceStudio.org.

Past Life Regression Workshop – 1-5pm. Discover how past lives can bleed through into this life and negatively affect present life experience. Regression held at end of class. $45 by 7/9 or $55. Center for Aligned Healing, 175 King St, Chappaqua. Michael Rosenbaum, ACHT, MP: 914.218.9000.

God, Jesus, Eco-Spirituality & the Future of Christianity – July 15-July 21. 5pm, 7/15-11am, 7/21. Retreat focuses on the sacred, reflecting on understanding of God, revelation, preaching of Jesus, heart of Christian spirituality, and implications for prayer and liturgy. $450-$475. Mariandale Retreat Center, Ossining. 914.941.4455. Mariandale.org.

TUESDAY, JULY 17

Westchester Holistic Breakfast – 8-10am. Group of holistically minded people gathers for breakfast and program. July speaker: Michael Rosenbaum discusses connecting to a higher realm. Spirituality Center, White Plains. $15/members; $18/non-members. Info: WestchesterHolisticNetwork.

WEDNESDAY, JULY 18

QI Explorations – 6-8pm. Wednesdays 7/18-8/15. See Tuesday, July 10 for details. Soulauras, 522 N State Rd, Briarcliff. RSVP: 914.941.2400. Soulauras.com.

New Moon Gathering – 7-9pm. With Pam Cucinell. Each new moon offers an opportunity to focus on goals and carefully seed their potentials. $20. Opal Moon, 2037 Albany Post Rd, Croton. RSVP: 914.788.4955. Opalmoon.net.

Beginners Yoga – 7:30-8:45pm. Wednesdays 7/18-8/22. These workshops are a perfect way to begin the yoga journey in a safe, nurturing and inspiring setting. $150/6 wks. Pre-registration required. Quest Yoga Arts, 11-13 Main St, Mt. Kisco. QuestYogaArts.com.

THURSDAY, JULY 19

Message Circle & Reiki – 10:30am-2pm. 3rd Thurs. See Thursday, July 5 for details. $40. Soulauras, 522 N State Rd, Briarcliff. RSVP: 914.941.2400. Soulauras.com.

An Evening with Philip Glass – 7pm. Philip Glass performs a selection of his own works in a rare Hudson Valley concert appearance to benefit the Garrison Institute. Tickets/Info: 945.424.4800. GarrisonInstitute.org.

FRIDAY, JULY 20

One Light Healing Touch School – 6/20-6/22. Meet one three-day weekend a month July-December for training in 33 shamanic, holistic and esoteric healing techniques plus 50 practices for healing body, mind and spirit. Accredited for 99 CEUs by the NCBTMB. Marriott Courtyard, Fishkill. Penny Lavin: 845.878.5165. OneLightHealingTouch.com.

Journeying With the Peacemaker – 10am-3:30pm (Also 7/21, 7/22). Celebrate the summer of peace. Explore renewal of self and society in this special three-day workshop involving deep processes and evocation. $180. Opal Moon, 2037 Albany Post Rd, Croton. Must RSVP: 914.788.4955. Opalmoon.net.

Open House at Finger Lakes School of Massage – 3-6pm. Learn about the Finger Lakes School of Massage. Campus is open for touring and visiting, and light refreshments served. All are welcome. Info: 914.241.7363. Flsm.com.

SUNDAY, JULY 22

Wellness Retreat – July 22-July 27.  See Sunday, July 8 for details. Scribner Hollow Lodge, Rt 23A, Hunter. 888.843.3334. WellnessRetreatsNY.com.

Directed Retreat – July 22-July 27. 11am, 7/22-11am, 7/27. See Sunday, July 1 for details. Mariandale Retreat and Conference Center, Ossining. 914.941.4455. Marindale.org.

Restorative Yoga – 6-8pm. A powerful practice that all can benefit from, regardless of age or fitness level; incorporates gentle postures and breath. $25 paid registration by 7/20. Quest Yoga Arts, 11-13 Main St, Mt. Kisco. QuestYogaArts.com.

MONDAY, JULY 23

Music of the Spheres – Time TBA. Meditations with the Monochord, a profound experience of healing sound vibration followed by the Six Healing Sounds of Taoist Qikung (sound-movement to nurture the body). $25/advance; $35/door.  Soulauras, 522 N State Rd, Briarcliff. RSVP: 914. 941.2400. Soulauras.com.

TUESDAY, JULY 24

Soul Food: Spiritual Discussions – 7-9pm. This monthly group meets to discuss subjects that bring out spiritual nature and feed the soul. $15. Center for Aligned Healing, 175 King St, Chappaqua. Michael Rosenbaum: 914.218.9000.

WEDNESDAY, JULY 25

Divine Light Activation – 7-8:30pm. With Tibetan Bowls, Metatron & Master Teachers. Suzy Meszoly channels the Ascended Masters plus experience Tibetan bowl sound healing. $35. Opal Moon, 2037 Albany Post Rd, Croton. RSVP: 914.788.4955. Opalmoon.net.

THURSDAY, JULY 26

Prayers, Chants & Life Stories – 7:30-9:15pm. With the Drepung Gomang Monks. Hear the monks’ fascinating life stories and participate in prayers and chants. Afterwards, Tibetan Handicrafts are offered for sale. $35. Wainwright House, Rye. 914.967.6080. WainwrightHouse.org.

FRIDAY, JULY 27

BlisSing! – 7-9pm. With Eileen O’Hare and Cat Guthrie. BlisSing is inspired by the Hindu Bhakti Yoga tradition of call and response chanting the names of the Divine. $20. Opal Moon, 2037 Albany Post Rd, Croton. RSVP: 914.788.4955. Opalmoon.net

SATURDAY, JULY 28

Grow Your Own: Kimchi – 10:30am-12noon. Lauryn Chun of Mother-in-Law’s Kimchi makes her celebrated artisanal kimchi using seasonal ingredients from Stone Barns Center, demonstrating that kimchi isn’t just cabbage anymore. $40. Info: StoneBarnsCenter.org.

THURSDAY, AUGUST 2

Message Circle & Reiki – 7-9pm. 1st Thur. See Thursday, July 5 for details. $40. Soulauras, 522 N State Rd, Briarcliff.  RSVP:  914.941.2400. Soulauras.com.

SUNDAY, AUGUST 5

Reiki in the Wild – 1:30pm. See Sunday, July 1 for details. $5 suggested donation for Pawling Nature Reserve, Pawling. Directions: 845.702.1042. PawlingNaturerReserve.org.

 

Help License Naturopathic Medicine in NY

Help license naturopathic medicine in NY! Assemblywoman Deborah Glick, Chair of the Higher Education Committee, will decide by Friday, June 8, 2012,  whether to allow a vote on our bill or put a ‘hold’ on it.  Please ask your friends and relatives in NY to call her office at 518-455-4841 and register their support for A3075B, the bill to license naturopathic doctors in NY. Now is the time to work together and pass A3075B!

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

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UPCOMING EVENTS

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FRIDAY, JUNE 1

Dream Group – 7:30-9:30pm w/Warren Falcon. Share the gifts that the dream world provides; no prior experience is required. All welcome. $50. Transcendence at SunRaven, 501 Guard Hill Rd, Bedford. Info/register: 914.772.1257. Transcendenceatsunraven.com.

SATURDAY, JUNE 2

One Light Healing Touch Workshop – 10am-5:30pm. Learn hands-on healing from an international energy healing school. Penny Lavin teaches Scanning, Radiant, Color, and Distance Healing and Six Sacred Self-healing practices for the self and others. $150/lunch included. E. Fishkill. 6 NCBTMB CEU’S available. 845.878.5165.

Gluten/Celiac & Food Allergies – 1-3pm. Do you suffer from food allergies and gluten intolerance? Meet the nutritionist to learn more about gluten free food options, healthy alternatives and supplements. Manna Foods, 171 Mamaroneck Ave, White Plains. 914.946.2233.

Pets Alive Fur Ball Gala – 7pm. Event features cocktails, dinner, dancing, auctions and special awards presentation. Doubletree Hotel, 455 South Broadway, Tarrytown. Info: PetsAlive.org.

SUNDAY, JUNE 3

Coming Together to Co-create – 10am-3pm. Renowned author and futurist Barbara Marx Hubbard makes a rare appearance at Wainwright House for Convergence: Coming Together to Co-create. Event includes flutes, drumming, meditation, toning, lunch and more. $75/members or $90. Wainwright House, Rye. Wainwright.org.

25th Annual Tarrytown Street Fair – 10am-5pm. 100 craft and food street fair vendors plus the music of Tribes Hill and students of Rock Island Sound under the Tarrytown Music Hall Marquee. Main St, Tarrytown. Info: SleepyHollowTarrytownChamber.com.

MONDAY, JUNE 4

Sahaja Meditation Group – 7pm. Experience peace within. All welcome. Six free sessions. Warner Library, 121 N Broadway, Tarrytown. Info: 914.631.7734. Warnerlibrary.org.

TUESDAY, JUNE 5

A Deadly Mix: Hormones/Heavy Metals/Immunity – 7-9pm. Dr. Michael Wald describes the effects hormones can have upon the immune system and how heavy metals such as mercury, aluminum and cadmium impact the body. Integrated Medicine, 495 E Main St, Mount Kisco. RSVP required: 914.242.8844.

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 6

Women’s Wisdom Group – 10am-12noon (alternate Wednesdays at 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. $30. Transcendence at SunRaven, 501 Guard Hill Rd, Bedford.  914.772.1257. Transcendenceatsunraven.com.

Chakra Awakening/Clearing & Activating the Aura – 7:30-9:30pm w/Llewellyn Author, Margaret Ann Lembo. Learn simple techniques using gems, crystals, affirmations and aromatherapy to manifest and create positive change! $25. Opal Moon, 2037 Albany Post Rd, Croton. RSVP: 914.788.4955. Opalmoon.net.

THURSDAY, JUNE 7

Communicating With The Higher Realms – 7-9pm (Also 6/14, 6/21 & 6/28). Learn to obtain clear guidance from spirit guides, the masters, and the angelic realm; receive a process to clear away the blocks to accepting this guidance. $125/4 classes. Opal Moon, Croton.914.788.4955. Opalmoon.net.

FRIDAY, JUNE 8

AWE/Accessing Women’s Excellence – 9am. Anxiety and stress management support group. $35 per group with insurance reimbursement possible. Open and ongoing. Call to pre-register: 845.702.1042.

Reiki Level I – 12-3pm. 1st session: 6/8, 6/15, 6/22; 2nd session: 6/29, 7/6, 7/13. $175. 20% discount for NAN members. Pre-registration required. 845.702.1042.

Sacred Teachings & Energetic Activations w/The Master Teachers – 7-8:30pm w/Australian powerhouse spiritual teacher Suzy Meszoly. Experience a channeling of the Ascended Masters along with Tibetan bowl sound healing. $35. Opal Moon, 2037 Albany Post Rd, Croton. RSVP: 914.788.4955. Opalmoon.net.

SATURDAY, JUNE 9       

Fahnestock State Park Birding – 8am w/Charlie Roberto. Search out some elusive birds on an early morning outing. Adults only. Free. Teatown Lake Reservation, 1600 Spring Valley Rd, Ossining. RSVP:  914.762.2912 x110. Teatown.org.

Reiki I Workshop – 9:30am-4pm (6/9 & 6/10) 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.

Eastchester Green Day Festival – 10am-2pm. Vendors, food, live entertainment, demos and more. Eastchester Town Hall, 40 Mill Rd. Eastchester. Info: 917.497.9285.

SUNDAY, JUNE 10

Hike the TK Trail at Teatown – 9:30am-1:30pm. This is a strenuous 6-mile one-way hike through old farm fields and reclaimed woods, including views of the Croton Reservoir. Van returns drivers to cars. Adults only; bring lunch/water. Free/members or $5. Meet at Kitchawan Preserve, Ossining. 914.762.2912 x110.

One Light Healing Touch Workshop – 10am-5pm. Learn hands-on healing from an international energy healing school. Penny Lavin teaches Scanning, Radiant, Color, and Distance Healing and Six Sacred Self-healing practices for the self and others. $150. Inner Light Health Spa, Poughkeepsie. 6 NCBTMB CEU’S available. 845.229.9998. Onelighthealingtouch.com.

Woofstock – 11am-4pm. Event includes a Grateful Dog walkway, disc and fly ball dog demos, local vendors, animal rescue groups w/adoptable dogs, dog micro-chipping, Doggy Chill Zone, Peace Dog Café,  music, children’s entertainment, food and more. $1/pp. Sycamore Park. Sycamorebarkpark.com.

Becoming Nutritionally Healthy – 12-2pm w/Danielle Guilderson, Certified Nutritional Counselor, Holistic Health Practitioner, Master Herbalist and Energy Healer. Learn natural ways to become healthy; recipes and samples available. Inner Balance Studio, 1072 Rte 311, Patterson. RSVP: 845.878.7800.

Creative Art Therapy Healing Workshop – 12:30-5pm w/Ellen Hauben, Art Therapist. $100/includes all materials. The Ajna Wellness Center, 2127 Crompond Rd, Ste 205, Cortlandt Manor. RSVP: 718.207.4200. Theajnawellnesscenter.com.

Complete Reality Meditation – 2-3:30pm. Come experience Yoga Nidra, a complete body relaxation, from experienced practitioners. Discussion follows. Beginners to advanced welcome.  Free. Scarsdale Aikido, 77 Tarrytown Rd, 2nd level, White Plains. 914.751.3741.

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 13

Women’s Wisdom Group – 7:30-9:30pm (alternate Wednesdays at 10am-12pm).  This is a community of women who support, nurture and inspire each other; readings from The Book of Awakening by Mark Nepo. $30. Transcendence at SunRaven, 501 Guard Hill Rd, Bedford.  914.772.1257. Transcendenceatsunraven.com.

THURSDAY, JUNE 14

Yin Yoga – 6-7pm w/Gi Pamperien. This weekly Yin yoga class is gentle and suitable for all levels. Let go of effort and be one with stillness. $18.  Opal Moon, 2037 Albany Post Rd, Croton. RSVP: 914.788.4955. Opalmoon.net.

Free Dinner Lecture – 7pm. For fibromyalgia and chronic pain sufferers with Dr. George Gertner of Upper Cervical Chiropractic of NY. Reservations: 914.686.6200. Info: ucc-ny.com.

SATURDAY, JUNE 16

Reiki II Class – 10am-5pm w/Anne Bentzen, Usui/Karuna® Reiki Master. Learn 3 sacred symbols, distance healing, and chakra system. $250/includes manual, certificate, Usui attunement. Center for Aligned Healing, 175 King St, Chappaqua. 914.588.4079. Balancing4life.com.

Butterflies/Skippers/Moths – 10-11:30am. Learn how to attract and support these spectacular creatures by planting “host plants” to sustain the caterpillars, and “nectar plants” to feed the adults. Greenburgh Nature Center, 99 Dromore Rd, Scarsdale. 914.723.3470.

Scarsdale Health Fair – 10am-4pm, rain date 6/23. Fun and educational event for the whole family, Scarsdale Village Hall parking lot on Post Rd. Info: ScarsdaleChamber.org.

SUNDAY, JUNE 17

Community Yoga Class – 12-1:15pm. This third Sunday class is appropriate for all levels. Admission is suggested donation of non-perishable food for local distribution. Inner Balance Studio, 1072 Rte 311, Patterson. 845.878.7800. Innerbalancestudio.org.

TUESDAY, JUNE 19

Westchester Holistic Network Breakfast Meeting – 8-10am. Group of holistically minded people gathers for breakfast and program. This month, Bente Hansen presents “The Edgar Cayce Connection.”  Spirituality Center at Good Counsel Campus, 52 N Broadway, White Plains. $15/member; $18/non-member. 914.422.1784. Westchesterholisticnetwork.org.

Lyme Disease/Separating Truth & Myths – 7-9pm. Dr. Michael Wald of Integrated Medicine reviews in great detail everything one needs to know to navigate through all of the confusion surrounding Lyme disease. 495 E Main St, Mount Kisco. RSVP required: 914.242.8844.

New Moon Gathering – 7-9pm w/Pam Cucinell. Each new moon offers an opportunity to focus on goals and carefully seed their potentials. $20. Opal Moon, 2037 Albany Post Rd, Croton. RSVP: 914.788.4955. Opalmoon.net.

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 20 

Get On Your Mat for Mental Health – 5:30-6:30pm w/Gwen Lawrence. An all level outdoor yoga event on Court St from Main St to Martine Ave in White Plains. Enjoy live music and healthy food samples. $10. Info: 914.345.5900 x7511. MHAWestchester.org. Rain date: 6/27.

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. Free. Finger Lakes School of Massage, 272 N Bedford Rd, Mount Kisco. Register: 914.241.7363.

Natural Awakenings Network Meditation – 7pm. All invited. This month’s host and meditation leader is Bernadette Bloom, President of The JJ Esoteric Foundation. Free for NAN members; $10/ non-members RSVP: 914.861.2712.  The Center for Aligned Healing at 175 King Street in Chappaqua. Info: TheEsotericBloom.com. 

Summer Solstice Celebration – 8-9:30pm. Susan Wright, teacher of Shamanic practices, Leigh Reeves and Rebecca Kane bring fire ceremony and drumming, helping to restore balance with nature and permeate one’s personal life. Free. Wainwright House, Rye. 914.967.6080. Wainwright.org.

Friday, June 22

Yoga Workshop: Say Goodbye to Back Pain – 6/22 & 6/23. Nine hour workshop designed for people who suffer with back pain. The Yoga Co-op at the Garrison, 2015 Rt. 9, Garrison. Register: Courtney 646.335.2393.

SATURDAY, JUNE 23

Reiki II Workshop – 9:30am-3:30pm (6/23 & 6/24) 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.

Sugar Imbalance & Diabetes – 1-3pm. If constantly craving sugar, experiencing elevated blood sugar levels or unable to control blood sugar levels, come learn more about foods and supplements to help balance these issues. Manna Foods, 171 Mamaroneck Ave, White Plains. 914.946.2233.

Quick Fix, Low-Fat Chinese Meals – 2pm. Weaving time-saving tips, helpful hints and shopping sources, Norma Chang demystifies Chinese cooking while introducing practical, easy-to-prepare recipes with the emphasis on low-fat, high-flavor and nutrition. Friends of Somers Library. 914.232.5717. Somerslibrary.org.      

SUNDAY, JUNE 24

Reiki Empowerment Practice Circle – 10am-12noon w/Eileen Savage. For Reiki Masters and Reiki II practitioners, this is a wonderful opportunity to deepen connection with the healing power of Reiki for the self and the planet. $20. Wainwright House, Rye. 914.967.6080. Wainwright.org.

Spiritual Experience Group – 10:30am-12:30pm. The purpose of this monthly group is to create a spiritual community; a place where like-minded people can share and discuss spiritual values and spiritual questions. $15. Center for Aligned Healing, 175 King St, Chappaqua. Michael Rosenbaum: 914.589.3601.

Emotional Freedom Meetup – 4-6pm. Learn how to release blocked emotions and empower yourself with EFT. Newcomers welcome. Modest donation requested. The Oaks, 590 Davenport Ave, New Rochelle. Call Steve: 914.997.7873.

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 27

Curb Cravings Naturally – 7-9pm w/Susan Chasen, Certified Nutrition and Health Counselor. $25. The Ajna Wellness Center, 2127 Crompond Rd, Ste 205, Cortlandt Manor. RSVP: 718.207.4200. Theajnawellnesscenter.com.

Women’s Wisdom Group – 7:30-9:30pm (alternate Wednesdays at 10am-12pm).  This is a community of women who support, nurture and inspire each other; readings from The Book of Awakening by Mark Nepo. $30. Transcendence at SunRaven, 501 Guard Hill Rd, Bedford.  914.772.1257. Transcendenceatsunraven.com.

THURSDAY, JUNE 28

Women’s Creative Joy Retreat – Time TBA (6/28-7/2). Retreat features creative yoga, meditation, writing and photography workshops designed to enhance mindfulness and tap into the stream of joy that dwells in everyone. The Garrison Institute, 14 Mary’s Way, Rt. 9D, Garrison. More info: 845.424.4800. GarrisonInstitute.org.

Solstice Kirtan –7:30-9:30pm. Quiet the mind; open the heart with meditative chanting performed by special guests Satya-Franche and the NY ensemble of Bhakta musicians, Ma Kirtan. Contribution. Transcendence at SunRaven, 501 Guard Hill Rd, Bedford. Info/register: 914.772.1257. Transcendenceatsunraven.com.

FRIDAY, JUNE 29

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

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