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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.