Natural Awakenings Calendar Listings for July, 2014 in Westchester, Putnam and Dutchess, NY

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UPCOMING EVENTS

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WEDNESDAY, JULY 2

Adult Guided Channeling/Meditation Group – 9:30-10:30am w/Merrill Black, Reiki Master. Unique theme, guided meditation, group discussion. The Temperance Center, 453 White Plains Rd, Ste 203, Eastchester. $15. 914.793.2600. TheTemperanceCenter.com.

SATURDAY, JULY 5

Dutchess Dragon Boat Race & Festival – 8am-2pm. Friendly competition between teams of paddlers on the Hudson River. Join a team or form your own. Enjoy Asian cultural festival with live music, events, arts and artisans, and food vendors. Benefits Mid-Hudson Arts and Miles of Hope. DutchessDragonBoat.org.

Flights of Fancy – 2pm. Come walk among the butterflies in the Butterfly Exhibit and have an informal chat with a Nature Center naturalist. Free/members or $8. Greenburgh Nature Center. 914.723.3470. GreenburghNatureCenter.org.

SUNDAY, JULY 6

Medium Message Circle – 11am-2pm w/Phillip Quinn. $120. Synchronicity, 1511 Rte 22, Brewster. RSVP: 845.363.1765. SynchronicityNY.com.

Core Principles of Pilates – 12:30-2:30pm w/Kate Petagine. A beginner workshop, pre-requisite to group Pilates classes. $25. Preregistration required. Inner Balance Studio, 1072 Rte 311, Patterson. 845.878.7800.

MONDAY, JULY 7

Stand-Up Paddleboard Yoga – 9:30-10:45am. 4 weeks. Engage the core, tone, tighten, burn fat, and improve balance. Wainwright House, Rye. Info/pricing: 914.967.6080. Wainwright.org.

Outdoor Yoga Series – 6:30-7:45pm. Also July 21, Aug 4, Aug 18 w/Ishia Wilson. All levels Vinyasa class at Stony Kill Farm, weather permitting. $15 donation. 79 Farmstead Ln, Wappingers Falls. Info: 845.831.1617. StonyKill.org.

Adult Guided Channeling Meditation Group – 7-8pm w/Merrill Black, Reiki Master. Unique theme, guided meditation, group discussion. The Temperance Center, 453 White Plains Rd, Ste 203, Eastchester. $15. 914.793.2600. TheTemperanceCenter.com.

Gentle Kundalini Yoga & Meditation – 7-8:15pm. Breath work paired with rhythmic movements, static holds, gong relaxation and meditation. 5 weeks. Wainwright House, Rye. Info/pricing: 914.967.6080. Wainwright.org.

Monthly Singing & Sounding Circle – 7-8:30pm. An evening of coming together to sing, be in community, free the voice, and offer vibrational healing. No singing experience required. Listeners welcome. Rivertown Center for Yoga, 343 Broadway, Dobbs Ferry. Donations welcome. Beth Bierko: 914.384.9983. RivertownYoga.com.

TUESDAY, JULY 8

Tai Chi for Arthritis –11am-12pm. Reduce pain and stiffness, improve muscle strength, joint flexibility and balance. Wainwright House, Rye. 4 weeks. Info/pricing: 914.967.6080. Wainwright.org.

Mindful Meditation & Discussion Group – 1-2pm w/Jodi Baretz. Includes a healthy snack provided by Skinny Buddha Organic Kitchen. $25. Skinny Buddha Fitness Center, 128 Radio Cir, Mt Kisco. 914.666.9646. MySkinnyBuddha.com.

Putnam County over 40 Females Professional Women’s Networking Group – 6-8pm. 2nd Tuesdays. Come get empowered, connected and inspired; make great connections and meet new friends. Free/members or $25. Info: 914.260.3171. Over40Females.com .

Pajama Yoga Party – 6:30-7:30pm w/Chiara McCarthy. July 8-Aug 5. Kids ages 7-12 bring pajamas and experience a class that goes through all ranges of motion to dissolve excess energy preparing minds and bodies for a sweet deep sleep. $90/6wks. Quest Yoga Arts, 11-13 E Main St, Mt Kisco. 914.241.9642. QuestYogaArts.com.

THURSDAY, JULY 10

Earring Making Workshop – 6pm. Make earrings for both self and the Battered Women’s Shelter. Optional: Bring any old bead jewelry to recycle. For adults and teens. Free. John C Hart Memorial Library, 1130 Main St, Shrub Oak. Register: 914.245.5262 x245. YorktownLibrary.org

FRIDAY, JULY 11

The Healer’s Lounge Holistic Network – 10-11:30am. All welcome to attend this network event for holistic practitioners of multidiscipline. Free. The Center for Health and Healing and Quest Yoga Arts, 11 East Main St, Mt. Kisco. More info: 914.260.1696. TheCenterForHealthAndHealing.net.

Psychic Workshop – 6:30-8:30pm w/Melissa Merendino. $35. Synchronicity, 1511 Rte 22, Brewster. RSVP: 845.363.1765. SynchronicityNY.com.

Adult Guided Channeling Meditation Group – 7-8pm w/Merrill Black, Reiki Master. Unique theme, guided meditation, group discussion. The Temperance Center, 453 White Plains Rd, Ste 203, Eastchester. $15. 914.793.2600. TheTemperanceCenter.com.

Living Your Yoga – 7:15-8:45pm. A six-week series w/Tom Hajek. An integrative and thoughtful approach toward incorporating yoga philosophy and the Eight Limbs into all aspects of daily living. Inner Balance Studio, 1072 Rte 311, Patterson. InnerBalanceStudio.org. 845.878.7800.

Book Signing – 2-4pm w/Loretta Dileo, Author of: I’ll Be Seeing You. Come get a book signed and meet Loretta. Synchronicity, 1511 Rte 22, Brewster. SynchronicityNY.com. 845.363.1765.

SATURDAY, JULY 12

Painting from the Inside Out – 10-4pm. Also Aug 9. Come experiment and play while painting; allow spontaneity to release creativity and affect life. No skills required. $150/both days paid in advance or $90/1 day. Tarrytown. Register: Eve-Marie: 914.844.6213. EveMarieElkin.com.

Preserving the Harvest: Pickling – 1-4pm. Learn how to turn favorite summer veggies into sour snacks that can be enjoyed all year long. $25 adults; $10/children ages 8-12. Hilltop Hanover Farm & Environmental Center, Yorktown Heights, Barn F. Registration required: 914.962.2368. HilltopHanoverFarm.org.

Maggie May’s Café: Customer Appreciation Weekend – 1-5pm, 7/12 & 7/13. Free tastings: juicing, smoothie bar and crepes. Free children’s yogurt cone (12 years and under) and free raffle ticket with each item purchased. $2 off total purchase. 101 North County Shopping Center, Golden’s Bridge.

Sunday, JULY 13

Maggie May’s Café: Customer Appreciation Weekend – 1-5pm, 7/12 & 7/13. Free tastings: juicing, smoothie bar and crepes. Free children’s yogurt cone (12 years and under) and free raffle ticket with each item purchased. $2 off total purchase. 101 North County Shopping Center, Golden’s Bridge.

MONDAY, JULY 14

Energize Somers – 3:30-5:30pm. Learn how to make home energy efficient and less costly to operate. Somers Library. Call 914.302.7300 to make an appointment for assistance signing up for a free home energy assessment.

Tuesday, JULY 15

Barre Fusion Class – 6:30-7:30pm. Designed to give muscles an intense workout, while still being low impact on joints. $25. 129 Main St. Dobbs Ferry. 914.478.3560. pilatesandmorestudio.com.

WEDNESDAY, JULY 16

Adult Guided Channeling/Meditation Group – 10-11am w/Merrill Black, Reiki Master. Unique theme, guided meditation, group discussion. The Temperance Center, 453 White Plains Rd, Ste 203, Eastchester. $15. 914.793.2600. TheTemperanceCenter.com.

THURSDAY, JUY 17

Energize Ossining – 4-6pm. Learn how to make home energy efficient and less costly to operate. Somers Library. Call 914.302.7300 to make an appointment for assistance signing up for a free home energy assessment.

Introduction to Meditation – 6:45-8pm. Learn appropriate posture and meditation techniques to begin or support a meditation practice that includes sitting and walking meditation instruction. Preregister: $30 each or $75/3. 153 E Main St, Mt Kisco. TheCenterForHealthAndHealing.net .

FRIDAY, JULY 18

Rally Against WPP & Spectra Pipeline – 6pm. Rally to protest West Point Partners, LLC and Spectra Pipeline who are proposing separate projects that will bring unnecessary utilities to Westchester within feet of Indian Point. Corner of 11th St & Broadway, Verplanck. 914.734.1001. TownOfCourtlandt.com.

Archangel Workshop – 7-9pm w/Elka Boren. $35. Synchronicity, 1511 Rte 22, Brewster. RSVP: 845.363.1765. SynchronicityNY.com.

Couples Cooking – 7-9pm. Chef Donna Simons of Pound Ridge Organics provides an interactive evening of culinary creation. With a partner, learn how to cook from scratch several healthy and delicious restaurant-quality recipes. Online registration required: $95/2. Hilltop Hanover Farm & Environmental Center, Yorktown Heights. 914.962.2368. HilltopHanoverFarm.org.

SATURDAY, JULY 19

Monthly Teen Guided Mediation Group – 11am-12pm w/Merrill Black, LCSW/Reiki Master. Unique themes for ages 13-17. The Temperance Center, 453 White Plains Rd, Ste 203, Eastchester. $15. 914.793.2600. TheTemperanceCenter.com.

Wellness Workshop – 11am. Learn about healthy eating, de-toxing, weight loss, muscle gain and creating more energy. Free. 49 Lawton St, 2nd floor, New Rochelle. 914.632.1101. WestchesterYogaArts.com.

Reiki 2 Class – 1-5pm July 19 & 20. Learn Usui Reiki symbols, distance healing and create a powerful practice with Anne Bentzen, Usui & Karuna® Reiki Master. $250. Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 236 S Bedford Rd, Mt Kisco. 914.588.4079. Balancing4Life.com.

SUNDAY, JULY 20

Restorative Yoga – 5-7pm w/Karla Diamond. Relaxing yet powerful practice 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. $30. Preregister: 914.241.9642. QuestYogaArts.com.

Roland Comtois – 6 pm. Internationally renown medium and spirit guide delivers channeled messages for the soul and the famous Purple Papers offering eternal love, hope and healing. $70. Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 236 S Bedford Rd, Mt Kisco. Register online: StarVisionsCommunity.org. 914.236.4503.

Answering the Call to Wholeness – 10am-5pm. Explore the power and potential for wholeness in the self, one’s community and world. Wainwright House, Rye. Info/pricing: 914.967.6080. Wainwright.org.

Community Yoga – 12-1:15pm w/Tom Hajek. Approachable from any level, admission is by donation of personal care products for Pawling Community Resource Center. Inner Balance Studio, 1072 Rte 311, Patterson. 845.878.7800. InnerBalanceStudio.org.

Reiki Circle – 12-2pm w/Jackie Muller, Reiki Master. $15. Inner Balance Studio, 1072 Rte 311, Patterson. 845.878.7800. InnerBalanceStudio.org.

The Healthy Happy Hour – 12-2pm. Purium Health Products at Om Chi Wellness, Dobbs Ferry. RSVP: 914.629.4346. OmChiWellness.com.

MONDAY, JULY 21

Adult Guided Channeling Meditation Group – 7-8pm w/Merrill Black, Reiki Master. Unique theme, guided meditation, group discussion. The Temperance Center, 453 White Plains Rd, Ste 203, Eastchester. $15. 914.793.2600. TheTemperanceCenter.com.

Community Reiki Circle – 7-8:45pm. Open to those trained in Reiki who wish to practice and those not trained who wish to receive healing. Rivertown Center for Yoga, 343 Broadway, Dobbs Ferry. Donations welcome. Beth Bierko: 914.384.9983. RivertownYoga.com.

TUESDAY, JULY 22

Mindful Meditation & Discussion Group – 1-2pm w/Jodi Baretz. Includes a healthy snack provided by Skinny Buddha Organic Kitchen. $25. Skinny Buddha Fitness Center, 128 Radio Cir, Mount Kisco. 914.666.9646. MySkinnyBuddha.com.

WEDNESDAY, JULY 23

Zumba Class – 7:30-8:30am. A fun, aerobic, dance fitness workout that really gets the heart pumping. $15. 129 Main St. Dobbs Ferry. 914.478.3560. pilatesandmorestudio.com.

THURSDAY, JULY 24

Meet the Skincare Experts – 11am-2pm. Enjoy a free skin consultation and learn about the importance of all natural products. BeWies Holistic Market, 430 Bedford Rd, Armonk. 914.273.9437. Bewies.com.

Introduction to Meditation – 6:45-8pm. Learn appropriate posture and meditation techniques to begin or support a meditation practice that includes sitting and walking meditation instruction. Preregister: $30 each or $75/3. 153 E Main St, Mt Kisco. TheCenterForHealthAndHealing.net.

FRIDAY, JULY 25

TheHeArt of Yoga: A Chakra Workshop – 6-9pm w/Tulasi Jordan. Come learn about the Chakras and how to unblock and unleash their energy to create a more vibrant and fulfilling life. $75. Quest Yoga Arts, 11-13 E Main St, Mt. Kisco. More info: InsightPsychotherapy.net. Preregister: 914.241.9642. QuestYogaArts.com

Adult Guided Channeling Meditation Group – 7-8pm w/Merrill Black, Reiki Master. Unique theme, guided meditation, group discussion. The Temperance Center, 453 White Plains Rd, Ste 203, Eastchester. $15. 914.793.2600. TheTemperanceCenter.com.

SATURDAY, JULY 26    

Reiki Master Class – 9am-5pm July 26 & 27 w/Reiki Master Marcus Feighery. $675. Synchronicity, 1511 Rte 22, Brewster. RSVP: 845.363.1765. SynchronicityNY.com.

New Dawn Foundation Healing Fair – 10am-7pm. Try all therapies included in entrance price (Reiki, Energy Balancing, Vortex, Clairvoyance, etc.) Try a therapy, have a snack and relax. $35. At The Oaks, 590 Davenport Avenue, New Rochelle. Info: 914.522.3308.

Aromatherapy & Healing with Essential Oils – 11am. Last Saturday of month. Essential Oils are natural and stimulate the body’s own innate capacity to heal. Use them instead of pesticides, as beauty products and a component of a home physician’s kit. 49 Lawton St, 2nd floor, New Rochelle. 914.632.1101. WestchesterYogaArts.com.

Family Yoga – 11:15am-12:15pm w/Corey Essanason. Fun-filled yoga workshop for parents and children of all ages with a variety of asanas, partner poses and partnered breathing exercises. $25/2; $5/each additional participant. Quest Yoga Arts, 11-13 E Main St, Mt Kisco. Preregister: 914.241.9642. Questyogaarts.com.

Cheese Making 101 – 1-3pm. Carol Lakes, owner of SimpleCheeseMaking.com presents a hands-on workshop on the art of cheese-making. $20pp; $5/children 8-12. Hilltop Hanover Farm & Environmental Center, Yorktown Heights. Registration required. 914.962.2368. HilltopHanoverFarm.org.

Pests & Disease in the Garden – 2-4pm. Learn to prevent, identify, and treat damage done by common pests and diseases with focus on sustainable and earth-friendly methods to keep gardens healthy and blooming for years. $20pp; $5/children 8-12. Hilltop Hanover Farm & Environmental Center, Yorktown Heights. Registration required. 914. 962.2368.

UBAKA HILL Drumsong – 2-6pm. A fun and empowering exploration of the art and spirit of drumming utilizing unifying and energizing effects of individual and group ensemble. $140 or $125 by 7/18. Sponsored by The Center For Health and Healing at Quest Yoga, 11 East Main St, Mt. Kisco. TheCenterForHealthAndHealing.net.

SUNDAY, JULY 27

The Harlem Valley Rail Ride – Time TBA. Annual ride starts/ends at Eddie Collins Field in Millerton. Choose from 25, 40, 50, 75 or 100 mile routes along beautiful, low-traffic country roads. SAG support, bag check and clear route markings. Country festival follows ride. American Legion Beer Garden benefits Wounded Warriors Fund. HarlemValleyRailRide.com.

Medicine Cabinet Redux – 12-2pm. Introduction to Young Living essential oils. Om Chi Wellness, Dobbs Ferry. RSVP: 914.629.4346. OmChiWellness.com.

Séance: Talking to the Dead – 1-3pm w/Psychic Medium Joan Carra. Find comfort and closure with messages from passed loved ones. $55. Wainwright House, 260 Stuyvesant Ave, Rye. RSVP: 203.531.6387 or PsychicJoanCarra.com.

MONDAY, JULY 28

Summer Bee Camp – 9am-2pm M-F July 28-Aug 1. This hands-on training teaches and allows some fantastic fun while exploring the art of caring for honey bees. For boys & girls entering grades 3-6. $100 per child. Stony Kill Farm. StonyKill.org.

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

Monthly Restorative Yoga – 7-8:30pm. An evening of gentle yoga poses; fully supported by props to release tension, rest and rejuvenate the body, mind and heart. Rivertown Center for Yoga, 343 Broadway, Dobbs Ferry. Donations welcome. Beth Bierko: 914.384.9983. RivertownYoga.com

WEDNESDAY, JULY 30

Awakening Through Kindness – 7-9pm. What if awakening is becoming who one really is: an imperfect human being. This is kindness itself in action. Wainwright House, Rye. $32/non-members. 914.967.6080. Wainwright.org.

THURSDAY, JULY 31

Introduction to Meditation – 6:45-8pm. Learn appropriate posture and meditation techniques to begin or support a meditation practice that includes sitting and walking meditation instruction. Preregister: $30ea or $75/3. 153 E Main St, Mt Kisco. TheCenterForHealthAndHealing.net.

SATURDAY, AUGUST 2

Westchester Wellness Fair – 11am-4pm. Hosted by the Finger Lakes School of Massage, Westchester. Speakers and demos such as massage, Tai Chi, yoga, Reiki and Pilates and activities for the kids. Free. FLSM, 272 N. Bedford Road, Mount Kisco. FLSM.com.

Bold/Beautiful/Breathtaking Butterflies – 2pm. From chrysalis to butterfly, come learn all about butterflies and what makes them fascinating and important to the world. Recommended for children ages 8 and younger. Members/$5, or $8pp. Greenburgh Nature Center. 914.723.3470. GreenburghNatureCenter.org.

 

 

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