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THURSDAY, AUGUST 2
Astrology Jewelry – Time TBA. Shareane Baff of Intentions Jewelry and Pamela Cucinell introduce their new Astrology line of bracelets. Mini-horoscope readings help attendees decide which bracelet is right for them. Free. Dragonfly Salon, 54 Maple St, Croton. Info: 917.796.6026.
Elka Boren Shaman & Healer – 11am-5pm. Meet Rev Elka Boren from Central America. Gifted in childhood with healing abilities, clairvoyance and sensitivity. Private readings throughout the month. Synchronicity 1511 Rt.22 Lakeview Plaza, C6, Brewster. Info: 845.363.1765; SynchronicityNY.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.
SATURDAY, AUGUST 4
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. $90. Tarrytown. Register: Eve-Marie: 914.844.6213. EveMarieElkin.com.
Meet Veronica Sedda at Synchronicity – 11am-5pm. Veronica is a new medium at Synchronicity and available for readings the week Synchronicity reopens. Synchronicity 1511 Rt.22 Lakeview Plaza, C6, Brewster. Info: 845.363.1765; SynchronicityNY.com.
Fish Tales Around Westchester: The Journey of the American Eel. – 1-4pm (Through 8/11). Meet a live eel and learn about its’ incredible migration in this free exhibit at Arts Westchester, 31 Mamaroneck Ave, White Plains. Info: 914.428.4220 x306. Artsw.org.
SUNDAY, AUGUST 5
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.
African Gogo Music Drumming – 7pm. StarVisions hosts performance and documentary film by Tanzania native, Msarfiri Zawose on hand-made drums/instruments. Bring drums/rattles if available. $14. Chapel at Croton Falls, Rt 22. Register: 914.236.4503. StarVisionsCommunity.org.
MONDAY, AUGUST 6
Weight Loss: Virtual Gastric Band – 7-8pm (Mondays 8/6-8/27) with Sara Oppenheim-Somerville. Shrink the stomach, reduce cravings, and change one’s relationship with food through hypnosis. $299 (includes take home CD). Opal Moon, 2037 Albany Post Rd, Croton. Must RSVP: 914.788.4955. OpalMoon.net.
TUESDAY, AUGUST 7
Ancient Chinese Secrets of Longevity, Vitality & Joyful Living – 10am-12noon. Develop a personal daily practice incorporating the philosophies of QiKung, JinShinDo, Feng Shui and I Ching. Soulauras, 522 N State Rd, Briarcliff. $60. RSVP required: 914.941.2400. Souluras.com.
WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 8
Belly Dancing – 5:30-6:45pm (8/8-9/12). Discover how to move and dance with grace and beauty while getting fit. Open to all ages and levels of experience. $90/6wks. Quest Yoga Arts, 11-13 Main St, Mt. Kisco. 914.241.9642. QuestYogaArts.com.
The Alchemy of Divorce – 6:30-8pm (Also 8/14 & 8/21). A teleseminar with divorce coach, Sausan DeRobertis. Going through a divorce can be life-shattering; join a group of women working to transform and build a better life than before. $79/includes recording for missed sessions. 914.450.9292. VenusInTransit.com.
THURSDAY, AUGUST 9
Didgeridoo-Jazz Night – 6:30-9pm. Picnic, walk through the trails or just enjoy the music. $8/non-members. Greenburgh Nature Center, 99 Dromore Rd, Scarsdale. 914.723.3470. GreenburghNatureCenter.org.
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, AUGUST 11
Lazure Painting Workshop at Waldorf School – August 11-16. Six-day workshop with Master Lazurist Charles Andrade at Green Meadow Waldorf School, 307 Hungry Hollow Rd, Chestnut Ridge. Open to the public. $300. Register: firstname.lastname@example.org.
SUNDAY, AUGUST 12
Wellness Retreat – August 12-17. Medically supervised individualized programs for weight loss and healing, focuses on nutrition, fitness, and health needs. Offering organic vegetarian, raw cuisine, juice fasting and liver cleansing. $1500/inclusive. Scribner Hollow Lodge, Rte. 23A, Hunter. 888.843.3334. WellnessRetreatsNy.com.
Reiki Healing Circle – 11am-1pm. Experience the benefits of loving Reiki energy; no prior Reiki training or experience required, only the sincere intention for healing. Everyone gets a turn on the table. $20. Opal Moon, 2037 Albany Post Rd, Croton. Registration required: 914.788.4955. OpalMoon.net.
MONDAY, AUGUST 13
Healing Drumming Circle – 7:30-9pm. Relaxing, meditative and calming; allow the heartbeat of Mother Nature to nurture community and connection. $30/bring a friend for free. Soulauras, 522 N State Rd, Briarcliff. RSVP required: 914.941.2400. Soulauras.com.
TUESDAY, AUGUST 14
Nail Your Niche – 4-5:30pm. Translate a calling into a profitable practice; create a clear, powerful marketing message that makes people want to work with you. Marketing based on who one is not on what one does. Free teleclass. Info: 914.712.8680.
Medicine Wheel Teachings – 7pm. Bear Walker, Native American healer, continues Circle Wisdom Teachings of his grandfather. $35. StarVisions program at Chapel at Croton Falls, Rt. 22. Register: 914-236-4503 or StarVisionsCommunity.org.
Divas Night Out – 7-9pm. Evening features an interactive program “Are You Spiritually Sexy?” with Diva Mama Shira Adler. Light food served. $10. Soulauras, 520 N State Rd, Briarcliff. RSVP: Soulauras.com.
WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 15
Ancient Chinese Secrets of Longevity, Vitality & Joyful Living – 6-8pm. See August 7 for details. Soulauras, 522 N State Rd, Briarcliff. $60. RSVP required: 914.941.2400. Soulauras.com.
Elemental Birth Imprints Workshop – 7-9pm. Authors Marilyn & Tohmas Twintrees explore how at birth the Spirits; Earth, Fire, Water, Air, and Ethers imprint for life, showing who one is and one’s unique gifts. $44. Opal Moon, 2037 Albany Post Rd, Croton. RSVP: 914.788.4955. OpalMoon.net.
THURSDAY, AUGUST 16
Prenatal Yoga – 9:30-10:45am. Designed for moms-to-be, this class strengthens and opens, cultivating breath awareness and mind-body unity through poses modified for the pregnant body. $150/6wks. Quest Yoga Arts, 11-13 Main St, Mt. Kisco. Pre-registration required: 914.241.9642. QuestYogaArts.com.
Message Circle & Reiki – 10:30am-12:30pm. 3rd 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, AUGUST 17
Being Yoga Conference & Retreat – August 17-19. A weekend event that’s part conference and part retreat at Omega’s upstate campus. $395/lodging and meals extra. Omega Institute, 150 Lake Dr, Rhinebeck. Info: 800.944.1001. Omega.org.
Sacred Teachings & Energetic Activations – 7-8:30pm with The Master Teachers and spiritual teacher Suzy Meszoly. An evening of channeling the Ascended Masters together with Tibetan bowl sound healing. $35. Opal Moon, 2037 Albany Post Rd, Croton. RSVP: 914.788.4955. OpalMoon.net.
The Sacred Science – 7:30-9:30pm. Sacred ceremony with Eileen O’Hare, Legacy Carrier Peruvian Medicine, followed by screening of “The Sacred Science” which follows eight people seeking healing from Peru’s Indigenous Medicine Men. $25. Wainwright House, Rye. 914.967.6080. WainWright.org.
SATURDAY, AUGUST 18
Eckankar Weekend – August 18-19. Explore spiritual freedom; tune into greater states of awareness and joy at this Eckankar sponsored event: “HU, the Most Precious Gift”. Society for Ethical Culture, 2 W. 64th St; Aug. 19, 4 W. 43rd St, (same building as Eckankar Center). Info: Eckankar-NY.org/HU.
Green Living Expo of Westchester – 10am-4pm. Promoting good health and environmental awareness, exhibitors offer natural and eco-friendly products and services. Free. Playgroup Theater, 1 N Broadway, White Plains. Info: GreenLivingExpoW.com.
Magical Awakenings I Workshop – 1-5 pm with Brett Bevell. Magical Awakenings is a modern energy healing and awakening system based on the ancient Celtic shamanic concept of the Three Cauldrons. $200. Opal Moon, 2037 Albany Post Rd, Croton. RSVP: 914.788.4955. OpalMoon.net.
SUNDAY, AUGUST 19
Moving into the Breadth and Depth of a ‘Universe-al’ Faith – 8/19-8/24. Presenters: Carol DeAngelo andNancy Erts. Become acquainted with, pray with, converse about and integrate insights from current, prominent scripture scholars, theologians and spirituality teachers. Mariandale Retreat and Conference Center. 299 North Highland Ave. Ossining. Info: mariandale.org; 914.941.4455.
Unbeatable Beaks – 1-2:30pm. A bird is a bird is a bird-right? Find out about the adaptations of some local birds by looking at what they eat and how they do it. Free/members or $5. Teatown Lake Reservation, 1600 Spring Valley Rd, Ossining. RSVP: 914.762.2912 x110.
TUESDAY, AUGUST 21
Film Preview – 7-10pm. Robert Jokel presents a sneak preview of Immune to Cancer, a film he produced and directed. The event includes a workshop with written exercises; bring a notebook. $25. Kali Ma in Mahopac. Info: 845.519.4926.
THURSDAY, AUGUST 23
High Peaks & Lofty Dreams: The Journey to Success – 7:30-9:30pm. Motivational speaker, Walt Hampton, uses words and pictures demonstrating what it takes to succeed in the mountains, college, business and life. $35. Wainwright House, Rye. 914.967.6080. WainWright.org.
FRIDAY, AUGUST 24
Beginners Yoga – 9:30-10:45am (8/24-9/28). Be guided step-by-step, through yoga breathing, core postures and the flow that links all these elements together. $150/6wks. Quest Yoga Arts, 11-13 Main St, Mt. Kisco. Pre-registration required: 914.241.9642. QuestYogaArts.com.
Tuning Up Our Spirits – 8/24-8/26. Weekend retreat to breathe deeply into prayer, reflection and quiet, to tune spirits for another season of life. Presenters: Gaynell Cronin and Jack Rathschmidt. Mariandale Retreat and Conference Center. 299 North Highland Ave. Ossining. Info: mariandale.org; 914.941.4455.
SATURDAY, AUGUST 25
It’s Turtle Time – 10-11:30am. Come meet Teatown’s turtle ambassadors, and what’s involved in proper turtle care from enclosure size, design, heat, lights, diet etc. Free/members or $5. Teatown Lake Reservation, 1600 Spring Valley Rd, Ossining. RSVP: 914.762.2912 x110.
Meet Medium Adam F. Bernstein at Synchronicity – 11am-5pm. Receive startling evidence and validations as well as inspirational and enlightening messages from loved ones and guides in Spirit. Synchronicity 1511 Rt.22 Lakeview Plaza, C6, Brewster. Info: 845.363.1765; SynchronicityNY.com.
SUNDAY, AUGUST 26
Wellness Retreat – 8/26-8/31. See August 12 for program details. $1500/inclusive. Scribner Hollow Lodge, Rte. 23A, Hunter. 888.843.3334. WellnessRetreatsNy.com.
The Noble Wisdom of Passing – 10am-5:30pm with Phakchok Rinpoche. Explore five essential points to cultivate and master on the Buddhist path. Ordained by His Holiness the Dalai Lama, Rinpoche’s teachings are direct, lively and practical. $75. Eileen Fisher Headquarters, 2 Bridge St, Irvington. WestchesterBuddhistCenter.org.
Walk Among Live Butterflies – 2pm. Enjoy the newly designed butterfly exhibit and chat with a Nature Center naturalist, on hand to answer questions. Free with Museum admission. Greenburgh Nature Center, 99 Dromore Rd, Scarsdale. Info: 914.723.3470. GreenburghNatureCenter.org.
MONDAY, AUGUST 27
Music of the Spheres – 7:30-9pm. Meditations with the Monochorde and Six Healing Sounds of Taoist Qikung. Experience a profound experience of healing sound vibrations. $30/bring a friend free. Soulauras, 522 N State Rd, Briarcliff. RSVP required: 914.941.2400. Soulauras.com.
THURSDAY, AUGUST 30
Meditation: The Way of Basic Sanity – 7-9pm with Traleg Kyabgon Rinpoche IX. A presentation on the cultivation of basic sanity; an unencumbered openness of mind characterized by the absence of hope and fear. $30. Westchester Buddhist Center, 2 Bridge St, Irvington. WestchesterBuddhistCenter.org.
SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 1
Acupuncture for Fertility and Gynecology – 11am. Crystal Dmytryk L.Ac explains the Chinese perspective on women’s bodies, what signals to pay attention to and how to manage health with diet, exercise, acupuncture and herbs. Free. Eastgate Acupuncture, 177 E. Hartsdale Rd. RSVP: 914.713.1000. EastgateAcupuncture.com.
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