Natural Awakenings Calendar Listings for August, 2013 in Westchester and Putnam Counties, NY

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UPCOMING EVENTS

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THURSDAY, AUGUST 1

Yoga Mini Workshops – 7:15-8:30pm. Thursdays in August. Hands-on instruction for experienced students based on weekly themes such as backbends, inversions, and hip openers. All Sport Health and Fitness, 17 Old Main St, Fishkill. $5/members or $15. Preregister:  845.896.5678. AllSportFishkill.com.

FRIDAY, AUGUST 2

Outdoor Yoga at GNC – 9am. Fridays in August. Bring a mat; held indoors in case of inclement weather. $20/drop-in. Greenburgh Nature Center, 99 Dromore Rd, Scarsdale. 914.723.3470 or 914.450.0519 after business hours.

The Brain and Beyond – 9:30am-6:30pm Aug 2-3;10am-2:30pm Aug 4. This part two class with Bernadette Bloom deepens the esoteric healing work. $450. Center for Aligned Healing, Chappaqua. More info: 239.289.3744. TheEsotericBloom.com.

Meet the Animals – 11am-1pm. Greenburgh Nature Center visits the Whole Foods Market Yonkers tent at Ridge Hill’s Down to Earth Farmer’s Market. Meet some furry and feathered friends, and listen to the naturalist tell tales of the animals. Free.1 Ridge Hill Blvd, Yonkers. 914.378.8090. WholeFoodsMarket.com/stores/Yonkers.

Kundalini Yoga – 6:30-7:30pm. Fridays in August. Use breath, postures and meditation to maintain a healthy spine and strengthen the nervous and glandular systems. All Sport Health and Fitness, 17 Old Main St, Fishkill. Free/members or $15. 845.896.5678. AllSportFishkill.com.

SATURDAY, AUGUST 3

Outdoor Yoga at GNC – 9am. Saturdays in August. Bring a mat; held indoors in case of inclement weather. $20/drop-in. Greenburgh Nature Center, 99 Dromore Rd, Scarsdale. 914.723.3470 or 914.450.0519 after business hours.

Introduction to Rosen Method Bodywork and Movement – 9:30am-4:30pm. Katonah location. Contact Adrienne Stone: 914.241.0881.

Family Yoga – 10-11am. 6-10yrs. Strengthen the family bond while promoting individual growth through yoga, circus yoga activities, partner work, discussion and visualization and relaxation. Bring water bottle & mat. $20/adult + child, $5/additional child. Croton Landing, Elliot Way, Croton on Hudson. 914.319.4010. LaughingHeartYoga.com.

Psychic & Medium Circle – 11am-1pm with Phillip Quinn. $125. Synchronicity, Rte 22, Brewster. RSVP: 845.363.1765. SynchronicityNY.com.

SUNDAY, AUGUST 4

Core Principles of Pilates – 12:30-2:30pm with Kate Petagine. A pre-requisite to group Pilates classes to assure an understanding of proper alignment and safety. $20. Inner Balance Studio, Patterson. Preregistration required: 845.878.7800. InnerBalanceStudio.org.

MONDAY, AUGUST 5

Outdoor Yoga at GNC – 6:30pm. Mondays in August. Bring a mat; held indoors in case of inclement weather. $20/drop-in. Greenburgh Nature Center, 99 Dromore Rd, Scarsdale. 914.723.3470 or 914.450.0519 after business hours.

New Moon Gathering – 7-8:30pm. Mythology, guided meditations and symbolic ritual facilitated by astrologer Pamela Cucinell; bring journal or notebook. $20/members or $25. Wainwright House, Rye. 917.796.6026. Wainright.org.

TUESDAY, AUGUST 6

StarVisions Healing Circle – 7:30pm with Anne Bentzen, Reiki Master. Connecting wisdom and energy principles to life; experience deep energy healing in a group setting. $15/students or $25.Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 236 So Bedford Rd, Mt.Kisco. 914.588.4079.

THURSDAY, AUGUST 8

Yoga with Wolves – 9-10:30am. Wolf Conservation Center offers a wild slant to practicing yoga. The hour session, led by certified instructor Danielle Rosati, is followed by 30 minutes to view WCC’s wolves. $20. Preregistration required: NYWolf.org.

Personal Guidance Meditation – 7-9pm with Michael Rosenbaum, ACHT. Learn a meditative process to receive guidance from the Higher Self concerning something important in life right now; experience deep relaxation and a sense of rejuvenation. $15. Center for Aligned Healing. 914.218.9000. AlternativeChoices.org.

FRIDAY, AUGUST 9

Conquering Rider Fear/Regaining Confidence – 6-8pm. Equine interactive workshop with James Cassese, LCSW and the Equine Energetix Herd. Mistover Farm, Pawling. 212.477.4475. EquineEnergetix.com.

Zumba Party – 7-8:30pm. Come party with the gang dancing into a more fit self using unique Latin moves and rhythms. All Sport Health and Fitness, 17 Old Main St, Fishkill. Free/members or $15. 845.896.5678. AllSportFishkill.com.

SATURDAY, AUGUST 10

Meditation & Life Re-Visioning Workshop – 10am-6pm. Led by Paul Jaffe, creator of Integrated Spiritual Coaching and the Life Re-Visioning system. $125/includes lunch by Skinny Buddha. Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Northern Westchester, 236 S Bedford Rd, Mt Kisco. Info/register: StepsToFreedom.org/events.

Restorative Yoga – 2-3:30pm. Small class size allows for an individualized, therapeutic approach. All Sport Health and Fitness, 17 Old Main St, Fishkill. $20/members or $30. Preregister: 845.896.5678. AllSportFishkill.com.

Mediumship Class – 4-6pm with Carla Blaha. $35. Synchronicity, Rte 22, Brewster. RSVP: 845.363.1765. SynchronicityNY.com.

SUNDAY, AUGUST 11

Reiki Level 1 Certification – 11am-1:30pm. Also Aug 25 with Carla Blaha, Reiki Master & Intuitive Medium. Bring forth the universal life force within; certification enables one to offer healing sessions to others. $150/2 day course. Soulauras, 520 N State Rd, Briarcliff. Preregistration required: 914.941.2400. Soulauras.com.

MONDAY, AUGUST 12

BiMonthly Adult Meditation Group – 7-8:30pm with Merrill Black, LCSW/Reiki Master. Unique theme, guided meditation, and group discussion. The Temperance Center, 453 White Plains Rd, Ste 201, Eastchester. $15. 914.793.2600. TheTemperanceCenter.com.

TUESDAY, AUGUST 13

Outdoor Vinyasa Yoga Class – 6-7:15pm with Julia Zern. All Sport Outdoor Park, weather permitting. All Sport Health and Fitness, 17 Old Main St, Fishkill. Free/members or $15. Preregister: 845.896.5678. AllSportFishkill.com.

Esoteric Healing Study Group – 7-9pm. Review the Esoteric Healing Class with Bernadette Bloom and continue to bring balance and ease to the body mind and spirit. $15/suggested. Center for Aligned Healing, Chappaqua. 239.289.3744. TheEsotericBloom.com.

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 14

Accelerated Admissions Day at The Graduate Institute – 2-4pm. Attend a brief open house, submit application materials, and receive an admissions decision from TGI on the spot. Learn more: 203.874.4252. Learn.Edu.

FRIDAY, AUGUST 16

Arch Angel Healing Workshop – 7-9pm with Elka Boren. $35. Synchronicity, 1511 Rte 22, Brewster. RSVP: 845.363.1765. SynchronicityNY.com.

SUNDAY, AUGUST 18

Community Yoga Class– 12-1:15pm with Gabrielle Semel. Receive admission by donation of personal care products for the Pawling Community Resource Center. Inner Balance Studio, 1072 Rte 311, Patterson. 845.878.7800. InnerBalanceStudio.org.

TUESDAY, AUGUST 20

Open House – 4-5:30pm. Learn more about the Master’s program in Integrative Health and Healing and all of The Graduate Institute’s unique programs. 203.874.4252. Learn.Edu.

Drumming Circle 7-8:30pm – Experience the healing benefits of drumming in community following Native American traditions led by Anne Bentzen. Bring a drum or rattle. $15/students or $25 .Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 236 S Bedford Rd, Mt.Kisco. 914.236.4503. StarVisionsCommunity.org.

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 21

Healthy Eating Demo – 2-4pm. Chef from Whole Foods Market in Westchester hosts a cooking show and tasting. The theme is Sweet Corn. Free/members or $7 adults, $5/children. Greenburgh Nature Center, 99 Dromore Rd, Scarsdale. 914.723.3470. GreenburghNautureCenter.org.

FRIDAY, AUGUST 23

Moths at Cliffdale – 7:30pm. Join Charlie Roberto to discover these creatures of the night. Program meets at Teatown’s Cliffdale Farm, Teatown Rd, Croton on Hudson. Free. RSVP: 914.762.2912 x110. Teatown.org.

SATURDAY, AUGUST 24

Reiki Healing Circle – 9-11am with Marcus Feighery. $15. Synchronicity, 1511 Rte 22, Brewster. RSVP: 845.363.1765. SynchronicityNY.com.

Teen Guided Meditation Group – 11am-12pm with Merrill Black, LCSW/Reiki Master. Ages 13-17.Unique theme each month. The Temperance Center, 453 White Plains Rd, Ste 201, Eastchester. $15 .914.793.2600. TheTemperanceCenter.com.

Spirit & Money Manifestation Class – 11am-1pm with Casey Bayer. $35. Synchronicity, 1511 Rte 22, Brewster. RSVP: 845.363.1765. SynchronicityNY.com.

OM Meditation & Oneness Awakening Blessing through Deeksha3-5pm. (time change)  Experience a greater sense of presence and unity. Free. Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 236 S Bedford Rd, Mt Kisco.StarVisionsCommunity.org. 914.236.4503.

SUNDAY, AUGUST 25

Insect Orchestra – 11am-12:30pm. The last lingering days of August bring the insect orchestra to a crescendo. Listen for the music makers on this hunt for the insects that fill the world with sound. Free/members; $5pp/nonmembers. Teatown Lake Reservation, Ossining. 914.762.2912 x110. Teatown.org.

MONDAY, AUGUST 26

BiMonthly Adult Meditation Group – 7-8:30pm with Merrill Black, LCSW/Reiki Master. Unique theme, guided meditation, group discussion. The Temperance Center, 453 White Plains Rd, Ste 201, Eastchester. $15. 914. 793.2600. TheTemperanceCenter.com.

TUESDAY, AUGUST 27

Esoteric Healing Study Group – 7-9pm. Review the Esoteric Healing Class with Bernadette Bloom and continue to bring balance and ease to the body mind and spirit. $15/suggested. Center for Aligned Healing, Chappaqua. 239.289.3744. TheEsotericBloom.com.

SATURDAY, AUGUST 31

Hike the Overlook Trail – 10am-12pm. Visit one of the least frequented areas of Teatown on this moderate hike through Hidden Valley and up the Overlook Trail. Free/members or $5pp/ non-members. Teatown Lake Reservation, Ossining. RSVP: 914.762.2912 x110. Teatown.org.

TUESDAY, September 3

Principles of Ayurveda – 7pm. Six class series. An introduction into the world of Ayurveda. $20 drop-in; $100/6 classes. Santhigram Wellness, 1305 Mamaroneck Ave. White Plains. Info: 914.250.1417; santhigramwellness.com.

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