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SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 1
Core Principles of Pilates – 12-2pm. A pre-requisite to group Pilates classes, workshop focuses on the teachings of Joseph Pilates’ principles to properly and safely execute exercise bringing the following elements together: concentration, control, center, fluidity, precision and breath. $20. Inner Balance Studio, Patterson. 845.878.7800.
MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 2
East West Warrior Yoga – 9:45am. Class incorporates weights to increase muscle mass and bone density while still retaining the mental and relaxation benefits of traditional yoga. Free/members or $30. The Gym of Armonk, 99 Business Park Dr, Armonk. 914.219.1601. GetToTheGym.com.
TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 3
The Old Guard Hosts: Sharp Again Naturally Presentation – 11am-12pm. Sharp Again Naturally educates the public about natural approaches to reversing Alzheimer’s and dementia. Free. Memorial United Methodist Church, 250 Bryant Ave, White Plains. SharpAgain.org or OldGuardOfWhitePlains.org.
Principles of Ayurveda Workshop Series: Introduction to Ayurveda – 7pm. Uncover the philosophy behind the Science of Life; including the Four Goals of life, Three Pillars of Life and the Elemental Theory of Ayurveda.1305 Mamaroneck Ave, White Plains. $20/class or $99/6 classes. Register: 914.250.1417.SanthigramWellness.com.
THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 5
Yoga Mini-Workshops – 7:15-8:30pm. Also 9/12, 9/19, 9/26. 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. Pre-register: 845.896.5678. AllSportFishkill.com.
FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 6
Kundalini Yoga – 6:30-7:30pm. Also 9/13, 9/20, 9/27. 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.
Arch Angel Workshop –7-9pm w/Elka Boren. $35. Synchronicity, 1511 Rte 22, Brewster. RSVP: 845.363.1765. SynchronicityNY.com.
SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 7
Hudson Valley Wine & Food Festival – 11am-6pm Sept 7; 11am-5pm Sept 8. Taste hundreds of wines, more than 100 lifestyle vendors, food sampling from the region’s best restaurants, demos and seminars. Dutchess County Fairgrounds, Rhinebeck. Info: HudsonValleyWineFest.com.
Restorative Yoga – 2-3:30pm. Small class size allows for a hands-on therapeutic practice to soothe the body and mind. All Sport Health and Fitness, 17 Old Main St, Fishkill. $20/members or $30.Pre-register: 845.896.5678. AllSportFishkill.com.
Introduction to the Feldenkrais Method – 2-4pm. Learn how to relieve stress and pain and move with more ease, grace and agility. Free. 8 Manitou Rd, Garrison. RSVP: Mary Newell, 845.424.6056. Flexible-Comfort.Weebly.com.
SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 8
Natural Healing w/Essential Oils – 11am. Also Sept 15. Learn how Claudia was cured from cancer using essential oils. 49 Lawton St, New Rochelle. 914.632.1101. WestchesterYogaArts.com.
Awakening into Creative Potential – 1-3pm w/Eve-Marie Elkin. Everyone is born with a purpose that the soul seeks to fulfill. $5. Hartsdale location. More info & directions: 914.686.8002.
MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 9
Women’s Wisdom Group Open House –10:30am-12pm. Join a community of progressive women to share and support one another while drawing inspiration from Mark Nepo’s seminal work, The Book of Awakening. Free. Transcendence at SunRaven, 501 Guard Hill Rd, Bedford. RSVP required: 914.218.3113 or TranscendenceAtSunRaven.com.
Bi Monthly Adult Meditation Group – 7:30-8:30pm w/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, SEPTEMBER 10
Little Tree Huggers – 10-11:15am. Children’s discovery series for 2-3yr olds w/caregiver. Children explore the natural world of bugs, rocks, habitats and more; short hike, story or craft and visit w/animals. 8 wks; $150/members or $175. Teatown Lake Reservation, Ossining. Info: 914.762.2912 x123 or Teatown.org.
Knee-Hi Nature – 1-2:30pm. Children’s discovery series for 4yr olds w/caregiver. Children explore the natural world of bugs, rocks, habitats and more; short hike, story or craft and visit w/animals. 8 wks; $150/members or $175. Teatown Lake Reservation, Ossining. Info: 914.762.2912 x123 or Teatown.org.
StarVisions Community Circle – 7 pm. Meet soul friends in community to gain wisdom for spiritual enrichment following teachings of the Native American medicine wheel. $15/students or $20. Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 236 S Bedford Rd, Mt.Kisco. RSVP: 914.236.4503. StarVisionsCommunity.org.
WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 11
Knee-Hi Nature – 10-11:30am. See Sept 10 listing. 8 wks; $150/members or $175. Teatown Lake Reservation, Ossining. Info: 914.762.2912 x123 or Teatown.org.
Little Tree Huggers – 1-2:15pm. See Sept 10 listing. 8 wks; $150/members or $175. Teatown Lake Reservation, Ossining. Info: 914.762.2912 x123 or Teatown.org.
FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 13
Teacher Appreciation Night – 5:30-7:30pm. Finger Lakes School of Massage is celebrating local teachers with the gift of massage. Students are providing 90 minute complimentary massages for teachers to say thank you for all they do. Free. RSVP: 914.241.7363 ext 14 or 16. FLSM.com.
SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 14
Equine Energetix workshop: Mindfulness in Everyday Life – 10am-4pm. w/ James Cassese. An illuminating journey toward developing conscious awareness through the way of the horse. No horse experience necessary. $250. Mistover Farm, Pawling. equineenergetix.com; 212.477.4475.
Brahma Kumaries Raja Yoga Meditation – 11am-1pm. Helps in healing and recovery, reduces stress, and tension and increases concentration. Free. Yonkers Public Library – Grinton I. Will Branch, projection room, 1500 Central Park Ave, Yonkers. 914.337.1500. Other days and times: call Indra 914.473.3879.
Runners Workshop – 12-2pm. Nueva Alma Yoga and Wellness Studio, 811 McLean Ave, Ste 4, Yonkers. $40. 914. 294.0606. Register online: NuevaAlma.com.
SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 15
Awaken Fair New Jersey – 10am-5pm. Bringing all the fun, education and experiences of the Westchester Awaken Fair to Ft Lee NJ. Over 100 exhibitors and 1000 guests. 912.422.1784. AwakenFair.com.
The Beatles: Transcendence & Meditation – 1:30-4pm w/Cary Bayer. $25. Synchronicity, 1511 Rte 22, Brewster. RSVP: 845.363.1765. SynchronicityNY.com
MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 16
Men’s Group Open House – 7:30-9:30pm. Meets first Monday. Gather with other holistically minded men to focus on personal development and methods for shaping a healthier and more balanced approach to living, particularly in relationship to others. Free. Transcendence at SunRaven, Bedford. RSVP: 914.218.3113 or TranscendenceAtSunRaven.com.
Walkway Over the Hudson. East side of the River entrance (Dutchess County) 61 Parker Avenue Poughkeepsie, NY. Info: walkway.org
TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 17
Principles of Ayurveda Workshop Series: Ayurvedic Body Types – 7pm. Learn about the three bodily humors and the personalities related to humors, discovering one’s own body type to enhance understanding of the true self and others.1305 Mamaroneck Ave, White Plains. $20 per session. 914.250.1417. SanthigramWellness.com.
StarVisions Healing Circle – 7:30pm. Connecting wisdom and energy principles to life; experience deep energy healing in a group setting with Anne Bentzen, Reiki Master. $15/students or $25. Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 236 S Bedford Rd, Mt.Kisco. 914.588.4079.
THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 19
Panchakarma Detoxification Retreat – Sept 19-22 w/Dr Scott Gerson. More info: 845.278.8700.Ayurveda.MD.
The 2013 Herb Fair – 11am-2pm. Stroll through the gardens, shop at the vendor tables and ask the experts at the Q&A table. Free admission. John Jay Homestead, Rte 22, Katonah. Info: 914.232.5651. JohnJayHomestead.org.
The Radiance Ritual: Simple Ways for an Ageless Mind/Body/Soul – 6:30-7:30pm. Experience a mini retreat, learning simple rituals and practices to easily integrate into life to feel more energetic, focused, creative and full of life. Presented by Pat Min Cohen, Certified Ageless Living Expert. Somers Library. 914.232.5717. SomersLibrary.org.
Owning Your Health: A Women’s Health Workshop – 6:30-8pm w/Jenifer Curtis. Learn how to nurture & care for the self. The Temperance Center, 453 White Plains Rd, Ste 201, Eastchester. $10. 914.361.9258. TheTemperanceCenter.com.
Gong Relaxation – 7-8:15pm. Rai Kaur leads simple yogic warm ups followed by the healing sounds of the Gong. No yoga experience needed. $15. Golden Temple Yoga Studio, 223 Katonah Ave, Katonah.GoldenTempleYoga.com.
Questions for Skillful Living Study Group Open House – 7:30-9:30am. Group meets second Thursday. A unique gathering of individuals interested in a more in-depth and practical exploration of the concepts within Michael’s book: 77 Questions for Skillful Living. Free. Transcendence at SunRaven, Bedford. RSVP: 914.218.3113 or TranscendenceAtSunRaven.com.
FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 20
Wisdom in Aging: Waking Up the Mind and Revitalizing the Subtle Body with Tsoknyi Rinpoche. Sept 20-26. Garrison Institute, Rte 9D, Garrison. Info: 845.424.4800. GarrisonInstitute.org.
Equine Energetix workshop: Seeing with the Heart – 4-8pm, 9/20 & 10am-4pm, 9/21. Connecting with your Authentic Self. $375. No horse experience necessary. $250. Mistover Farm, Pawling. equineenergetix.com; 212.477.4475.
Bi Monthly Adult Meditation Group – 7-8pm w/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.
Flow in the Dark – 7-9:30pm. Nueva Alma Yoga and Wellness Studio, 811 McLean Ave, Ste 4, Yonkers. $40. 914. 294-0606. Register Online: NuevaAlma.com.
Couples Program: Skillful Relationships Open House – 7:30-9:30pm.The goal of this series is to help couples rekindle the fire that sparked the beginning of their relationship, and to reconnect on a deeper level. Free. Transcendence at SunRaven, 501 Guard Hill Rd, Bedford. RSVP: 914.218.3113 or TranscendenceAtSunRaven.com.
SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 21
Third Annual Member Appreciation Weekend – Sept 21-22. Exclusively for location members of Massage Envy Spa, 777 White Plains Rd, Scarsdale. The spa will be 100% staffed, book an appointment today. Not a member? Learn about the Wellness Program by calling 914.902.9200. MassageEnvy.com.
3rd Annual Fitness by the Beach – 9am-12pm. Fundraiser for the NYU Comprehensive Stroke Center. Yoga, Boot Camp, Zumba and Cross Fit Stealth classes. $65. Rye Town Park/Oakland Beach. RSVP: Tina Bilotta 914.924.5145.
Quest Yoga Arts Grand Re-Opening – 10am-7pm. Sample a variety of classes, free chair massage, food by local chefs, and Kirtan w/Satya Franche and Ma Kirtan at 7pm. Discounts on class passes and more. Quest Yoga Arts, 11-13 E Main St, Mt Kisco. 914.310.2132. QuestYogaArts.com.
Hudson Rising 2013 River Tour – 10am-10pm. Farm feast with local craft beers, live music, adventure village, sustainable living and historic exhibits, wooden boat show, family fun activities, and fireworks. Ossining’s public ferry dock north of Metro North train station. Free . Info: HudsonRising.com.
Oneness Program Webcast from India – 11am. First time Sri Bhavagan addresses USA for awakening the country. Meditation teaching and receive intentional Deeksha. Free. Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 236 S Bedford Rd, Rte 172, Mt.Kisco. RSVP: 914.236.4503. StarVisionsCommunity.org.
Monthly Teen Guided Mediation Group – 11am-12pm w/Merrill Black, LCSW/Reiki Master. Ages 13-17. Unique theme. $15.The Temperance Center, 453 White Plains Rd, Ste 201, Eastchester. 914.793.2600.
Using the Tools of Yoga to Cope with Chronic Pain – 1-4:30pm.Workshop explores gentle movement, mindful meditation, breathing techniques, guided imagery, and reframing exercises to shift the focus back into fully living life. $65. Inner Balance Studio, 1072 Rte 311, Patterson. Pre-registration required: 845.878.7800.
Dharma and Yoga Fest – 1-7pm. Yoga and meditation workshops, food demonstrations, discussions, storytelling, dance and more. Porchon-Lynch will share her secrets for graceful aging. Free event. Highlands Middle School, 128 Grandview Ave. White Plains. Info: DYFest.org/ny or call 914.214.8911.
Book Signing: Questions for Skillful Living – 2-4pm. Dr. Michael Finkelstein gives a brief talk and signs books at the Village Bookstore, 10 Washington Ave, Pleasantville.
MantraFest – 7pm. An evening with Deva Premal & Mitten and special guests The Guruganesha Band. Get ready to experience the beauty and bliss of the world’s most sacred mantras. $30-$108. Tribeca Performing Arts Center, 199 Chambers St, NYC. Reserved seating only. Tickets: BrightStarEvents.net.
SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 22
Sun Salutation Class – 12pm. Sun Salutation is as rich in symbolic and mythic overtones as it is in physical benefits. $30/suggested donation for Breast Cancer Awareness Fundraiser. The Gym of Armonk, 99 Business Park Dr, Armonk. 914.219.1601. GetToTheGym.com.
Family Constellation Work – 1-4:30pm. Process allows one to look at events in family history that impact present life experience; as hidden dynamics are revealed, new solutions emerge.$70/before Sept 7; $100/couples or $85/$115. Eve-Marie, 914.844.6213. EveMarieElkin.com.
Restorative Workshop – 3-5pm. Nueva Alma Yoga and Wellness Studio, 811 McLean Ave, Ste 4, Yonkers. $40. 914.294.0606. Register online: NuevaAlma.com.
Teatown’s A Night in the Woods Benefit – 5pm/cocktails; 6:30pm/dinner. Celebrate a half century of Teatown as they look back on past leaders and growth through the years. Sleepy Hollow Country Club, Scarborough. Tickets & info: 914.762.2912 x123 or Teatown.org.
Restorative Workshop with Karla Diamond – 5-7pm. A relaxing yet powerful practice that everyone can benefit from. Release deeply held tensions, calm the nervous system, strengthen the immune system, and increase self-awareness. Quest Yoga Arts, 11-13 E Main St. Mt. Kisco. QuestYogaArts.com.
MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 23
The Skillful Living Room: Live from SunRaven – 6:30-8:30pm. Join in the discussion on Passion: The Secret to Success with Dr. Michael Finkelstein and others via Google+ Hangout. Simply follow Michael Finkelstein on Google+ to be invited in. SunRaven Skillful Living Center, 501 Guard Hill Rd, Bedford. SunRaven.org.
Bi Monthly Adult Meditation Group – 7:30-8:30pm w/Merrill Black, LCSW/Reiki Master. Unique theme, guided meditation, group discussion. $15. The Temperance Center, 453 White Plains Rd, Ste 201, Eastchester. 914.793.2600. TheTemperanceCenter.com.
WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 25
Yoga for PTSD – 3:30-4:30pm. A therapeutic 10wk practice designed to help regain control of the mind and body. All Sport Health and Fitness, 17 Old Main St, Fishkill. $120/members or $150. More info: 845.896.5678. AllSportFishkill.com.
Putnam Women’s Way & Men Meeting – 6:30-8pm. Enjoy a night of casual networking, great food and Natural Awakenings Co-Publisher Dana Boulanger as guest speaker. $10 not including food or drink. Le Fontane Restaurant, 137 Rte 100, Katonah. Info: PutnamWomensWay@yahoo.com.
THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 26
Brain Health & Cognitive Remediation: Truths & Myths – 6-7:30pm. Presented by the Alzheimer’s Assoc with guest speaker, Daniel J Mancini, Cognitive Remediation Specialist, discussing what seniors, persons with memory impairment and caregivers need to know. Somers Library. 914.232.5717. SomersLibrary.org.
FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 27
On the Wing from Teatown Hill – 8am. Come climb Teatown Hill with views to the Hudson River flyway. Perhaps see migrating hawks, vultures and even a falcon or eagle. Free. Adults only. Teatown Lake Reservation, 1600 Spring Valley Rd, Ossining. Info: 914.762.2912 x123. Teatown.org.
Harvest of the Hudson Valley – 5-11pm. Evening features cocktails, dinner and a silent auction. Benefits the new demonstration and teaching kitchen at Hudson Valley Hospital Center. Glynwood Farm, Tickets: 914.734.3526. HVHC.org.
Yoga for Athletes – 5:30pm. This class integrates movement, strength and breath work to help athletes excel, no matter their sport or ability level. Free/members or $30. The Gym of Armonk, 99 Business Park Dr, Armonk. 914.219.1601. GetToTheGym.com.
Yoga Alliance Certified 200-Hour Yoga Teacher Training – Weekends beginning Sept 27-29, 2013 – Apr 2014. 6-9pm Fri; 9am-5pm Sat & Sun. Course provides training with all the body and health benefits, sequencing techniques and ailment awareness to help provide a radically transformative experience. The Gym of Armonk, 99 Business Park Dr, Armonk. 914.219.1601. GetToTheGym.com.
Monthly Meditation Class – 7:30pm. Rona Levine, Reiki Master, yoga instructor certified hypnotist, and shamanic practitioner leads meditation and experiential movement to provide deeper insights and personal awareness. Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 236 S Bedford Rd, Rte 172, Mt.Kisco. RSVP: 914.236.4503. StarVisionsCommunity.org.
Kirtan with BlisSing – 7:30-8:45pm. An evening of omnifaith singing that quiets the mind, opens the heart, and uplifts the spirit. All Sport Health and Fitness, 17 Old Main St, Fishkill, $10/members or $15.Pre-register: 845.896.5678. AllSportFishkill.com.
Kirtan – 7:30-9:30pm. Quiet the mind and open the heart with meditative chanting. Lead and performed by special guests Satya-Franche and the NY ensemble of Bhakta musicians, Ma Kirtan. $20/suggested.Transcendence at SunRaven, 501 Guard Hill Rd, Bedford. RSVP: 914.218.3113 or TranscendenceAtSunRaven.com.
SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 28
Conscious Parenting – 9am. Safe and supportive group process provides a space to move through early experiences that prevent one from reaching their full parenting potential using diverse perspectives, facilitated exploration, and yogic and meditative elements. Golden Temple Yoga Studio, Katonah. 912.232.3473.GoldenTempleYoga.com.
Reiki Master Class – 9am-5pm. Sept 28-29 w/Marcus. $675. Synchronicity, 1511 Rte 22, Brewster. RSVP: 845.363.1765. SynchronicityNY.com.
Transcendence ReTreat Open House – 9:30-2:30pm. Held quarterly on Saturdays, gentle morning yoga followed by hands-on food prep, lunch and the principles of skillful nutrition; concludes with a circle discussion on increasing harmony and balance. Free. Transcendence at SunRaven, 501 Guard Hill Rd, Bedford. RSVP: 912.218.3113. TranscendenceAtSunRaven.com.
Reiki I Workshop – 9:30am-4:30pm 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. Chappaqua. 952.426.3525. GinnyMackles.com.
52nd Annual Armonk Outdoor Art Show – 10am-5pm. Sept 28-29. Over 185 juried artists displaying their creations in a broad spectrum of media. 205 Business Park Dr, Armonk. Rain or shine. Info:ArmonkOutdoorArtShow.org.
CaribBeats Dance Class – 11:30am-12:30pm. A mix of Soca, Reggae, and Calypso gives a high energy workout. $10. 49 Lawton St, New Rochelle. WestchesterYogaArts.com. 914.632.1101.
Reiki I Class – 1-5pm. Sept 28 -29. Learn self healing benefits of Reiki, history, ethics, hand positions. $150/manual & certificate. Anne Bentzen, Usui/Karuna Master, Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 236 S Bedford Rd, Mt.Kisco.914.588.4079. StarVisionsCommunity.org.
Free Yoga with a Beer Tasting – 5-6pm. 49 Lawton St, New Rochelle. Info: 914.632.1101. WestchesterYogaArts.com.
SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 29
Reiki II Workshop – 9:30am-4:30pm 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. Chappaqua. 952.426.3525. GinnyMackles.com.
Zumba Intro Class – 11am-12pm. $10. 49 Lawton St, New Rochelle. 914.632.1101. WestchesterYogaArts.com.
Yoga Intro Class – 12pm. Free. 49 Lawton St, New Rochelle. Info: 914.632.1101. WestchesterYogaArts.com.
Belly Dance Basics Workshop – 1pm. $10. 49 Lawton St, New Rochelle. Info: 914.632.1101. WestchesterYogaArts.com.
TUESDAY, OCTOBER 1
Principles of Ayurveda Workshop Series: Daily Routines/Dincharya – 7pm. Each day is a building block of life; uncover how to utilize the day to enhance overall lifestyle and long-term health. 1305 Mamaroneck Ave, White Plains. $20 per session. 914.250.1417. SanthigramWellness.com.
FRIDAY, OCTOBER 4
All-Star Environmental Conference: Omega’s Where We Go from Here – Oct 4-6. President Bill Clinton, Jeremy Rifkin & others gather to discuss opportunities and solutions for an interdependent world. Omega, 150 Lake Dr, Rhinebeck. Info: 800.944.1001. eOmega.org/OCSL.
SATURDAY, OCTOBER 5
10th annual Harvest Fest at Stone Barns – Festivities include live music, farmers market with delicious, seasonal food from local food artisans, farm Olympics, food-crafting, farm demonstrations, hayrides, and square dancing. Stone Barns Center for Food & Agriculture, 630 Bedford Rd, Pocantico Hills.Tickets: 914.366.6200.
Equine Energetix workshop: Finding Your Path – 10am-4pm. A life coaching experiential workshop. $300. No horse experience necessary. $250. Mistover Farm, Pawling. equineenergetix.com; 212.477.4475
Katonah Yoga Fall Fair – 2-5pm. Fair features local vendors selling jewelry, clothing, art work, crafts, and more. Enjoy delicious food and live music. Free. Katonah Yoga, 39 Main St, Bedford Hills. 914.241.2661. KatonahYoga.com.
SUNDAY, OCTOBER 6
19th Annual Support-A-Walk by Support Connection – 9am. An inspiring 3-mile walkathon held to bring attention to the needs of people living with breast and ovarian cancer. FDR Park, Yorktown Heights. Info: SupportConnection.org; 914.962.6402.
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