Natural Awakenings Calendar Listings for May, 2015 in Westchester, Putnam and Dutchess, NY

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UPCOMING EVENTS

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FRIDAY, MAY 1

The Healer’s Lounge – 10-11:30am. Free networking event for holistic practitioners. 30-45 min presentation followed by networking. Bring marketing materials. The Center for Health and Healing at Quest Yoga 11 E Main St, Mt Kisco. TheCenterForHealthAndHealing.net.

Angel Communication Workshop – 6:30- 8:30pm. With Kathryn Hudson. $35/pp. Synchronicity, 1511 Rte 22, Brewster. Register/info: 845.363.1765. SynchronicityNY.com.

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

SATURDAY, MAY 2

Hudson Valley Garden Fair – 10am-3pm. Plant and garden vendors, demos by area experts and hear Matthew Benson, author of Growing Beautiful Food. $12 admission. Children 15 and under free. Montgomery Place Historic Estate, 25 Gardener Way, Red Hook.

US Spiritist Symposium – 10am-7pm. Event will feature national and international speakers, presentations and workshops on a variety of topics, including art through mediumship and spirit communications. Marriott Hotel and Spa, 243 Tresser Blvd., Stamford, CT. Info: SpiritualityNow.net

Spring Celebration and Vegetable & Herb Sale – 11am-3pm. Displays, live music, food, kids activities, farm animals and more. Free. Stony Kill Foundation, main entrance by stone pillars, 79 Farmstead Ln, Wappingers Falls. Info: 845.309.4949. Stonykill.org.

Henna Tattoo & Tarot Reading Play Day – 12-5pm. With Marlene Ratliff and Angela Pizzarello. Celebrate life, love or Mom. TheCenterForHealthAndHealing.net. 153 E Main St, 2nd Flr, Mt Kisco. Reservations: 914.260.1696.

Family Yoga – 1-2pm. For parents and children of all ages. Asanas, exploring partner poses and partnered breathing exercises. $25 for two, $5 each additional participant. Quest Yoga Arts 11-13 E Main St, Mt Kisco. Register: 914.241.9642. QuestYogaArts.com.

Open Mic Night at Recologie – 8pm. All songwriters, singers, performers, instrumentalists are invited. Bring friends and share talent. Two drink minimum. 49 Lawton St, New Rochelle. Recologie 914.238.9350. Recologie.com.

Sunday, May 3

Mystic and Author Theresa Joseph Offers Channeled Healing Circle and Talk on 21st Century Mysticism – 1-3pm. Excerpts from: Everyday Mystic: Finding the Extraordinary in the Ordinary. Co-lead with Linda Fallo-Mitchell. 236 So. Bedford Rd., Rt. 172, Mt. Kisco. $20 Advance Registration required: 914.236.4503.

TUESDAY, MAY 5

Writers on the Sound Meet-up – 7pm. Will write to a prompt and offer supportive critique of projects. Get help meeting writing goals, building skills and confidence. $10 minimum. Recologie, 49 Lawton St, New Rochelle. 914.238.9350. Recologie.com.

The Artists Way – 7-8:30pm Workshop covers Chapters 7-12. Bring copy of The Artists Way Workbook by Julia Cameron to each session. Six-week series $125/$138. Wainwright House, 260 Stuyvesant Ave, Rye. Info: 914.967.6080. Wainwright.org.

WEDNESDAY, MAY 6

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

Four-Week Qigong Workshop – May 6-27. 12:15-1:15pm. With Rob McMahon. Develop personal practice promoting optimal health and wellness. Any age or fitness level. No experience necessary. $22/class. Quest Yoga Arts 11-13 E Main St, Mt Kisco. Register: 914.241.9642. QuestYogaArts.com.

Reiki Circle – 7pm. Open to all attuned to Reiki level I or higher. Opportunity to both share and receive the healing energy of Reiki. Requested donation $10. Hands of Serenity Healing, 1129 Main St, Fishkill. Register: 845.896.1915. HandsOfSerenityHealing.com.

ADD Just Doesn’t Add Up – 7-9pm. Is it really a short attention span? Learn current facts and how to distinguish visual problems that mimic or complicate AD(H)D. Free. Dr. Samantha Slotnick, 495 Central Park Ave, Ste 301, Scarsdale. RSVP, Jane: 914.874.1177. DrSlotnick.com.

Klezmer Music Series – 7:30pm. Eastern European Jewish instrumental music, contemporary musicians, Jewish and non-Jewish, use Klezmer genre as jumping off point to create new works. $15 cover. Two drink minimum. Recologie, 49 Lawton St, New Rochelle. 914.278.9350. Recologie.com.

THURSDAY, MAY 7

Caregiver Reiki – May 7-June 11. 6:30pm. Reiki I and II class. Exploration chakra by chakra, of multiple ailments, conditions and more. $350 includes manual, handbook of Dr. Mikao Usui and pendulum. Hands of Serenity Healing, 1129 Main St, Fishkill. Register: 845.896.1915. HandsOfSerenityHealing.com.

First Thursdays Heart Listening – 7-8:30pm. With Diane Ingram. Guided meditation and discussion cultivating an awareness of a deeper place to operate from the heart. $15. Inner Balance Studio, Patterson. InnerBalanceStudio.org.

FRIDAY, MAY 8

Mediumship Circle – 6:30-8:30pm. With Carla Blaha. $35/pp. Synchronicity, 1511 Rte 22, Brewster. Register/info: 845.363.1765. SynchronicityNY.com.

Power Flow Jam Workshop Levels 2-3 – 7-9pm. With Liz Schulman. Vinyasa class sequenced to bring poses deeper and deeper designed to make a person sweat. $35. Preregistration required. o2living, Yellow Monkey Village, Cross River. 914.763.6320. o2Living.com.

SATURDAY, MAY 9

Second Saturday Divorce Workshop – 9-11:30am. Address legal, financial and personal issues of divorce. With guidance of trained professionals, gain a greater understanding of the confusing divorce process. 100 S Bedford Rd, Ste 340, Mt Kisco. Register/info: SecondSaturdayWestchester.com.

Intro to NIA – 2-3pm. With Cory Etheridge. Gentle, expressive body-mind-spirit movement program that blends aspects of martial arts, dance arts and healing. Barefoot or wear dance sneakers. $10. Quest Yoga Arts 11-13 E Main St, Mt Kisco. Register: 914.241.9642. QuestYogaArts.com.

Medicine Wheel Teachings: An Education in Native American Ways Workshop 1 – 3:30-5:30pm. Who is Communicating to Earth Mother? Taught by Evan Pritchard, Professor of Native American Studies. $35/$40. Wainwright House, 260 Stuyvesant Ave, Rye. Info: 914.967.6080. Wainwright.org.

Medicine Wheel Teachings: An Education in Native American Ways Workshop 1 – 6-8pm.Who is Communicating To Earth Mother? Taught by Evan Pritchard, Professor of Native American Studies. $35/$40. Wainwright House, 260 Stuyvesant Ave, Rye. Info: 914.967.6080. Wainwright.org.

Overtime – 8pm. Great blend of musicians who will rock the roof. Produced by Frank Goya and Standby Gypsy. $15 cover includes light appetizers. Dinner, wine and beer available. Recologie, 49 Lawton St, New Rochelle. 914.238.9350. Recologie.com.

SUNDAY, MAY 10

Composting Demonstration – 9am-2pm. Hosted by Croton-on-Hudson’s Down to Earth Farmers Market in collaboration with Cornell Cooperative Extension of Westchester County and the Croton Recreation Department. Municipal Lot, off of Municipal Pl and Rte 9 exit. Info: 914.923.4837.

Hastings Flea – 10am-4 pm. A special Mother’s Day Hastings Flea, family-friendly, live entertainment, overlooking the Hudson River. Curated, local vendors sell unique, authentic, and handmade items. Located at the Metro North Train station parking lot by the Hudson River. Info: hastingsflea.com. 646.709.4308.

Mom & Me Retreat – 11-12:30pm. With Monique Michaels. Relax, stretch, breathe, move and make new connections and discoveries. $40 for two. Quest Yoga Arts 11-13 E Main St, Mt Kisco. 914.241.9642. Preregister: QuestYogaArts.com.

MONDAY, MAY 11

Monthly Singing Circle – Group singing, toning and vibrational healing in a safe and sacred space. $20 donation. The Rivertown Center for Yoga & Health 343 Broadway, Dobbs Ferry. Info, Beth Bierko: 914.384.9983. Register: RivertownYoga.com.

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

TUESDAY, MAY 12

For the Love of Words Open Mic – 7pm. Bring poetry, prose and enthusiasm. Recologie, 49 Lawton St, New Rochelle. 914.238.9350. Recologie.com.

Meditation – 7-8pm. Guided meditation, great for both beginners and those with a meditation practice. By donation. The Rivertown Center for Yoga & Health 343 Broadway, Dobbs Ferry. Info, Beth Bierko: 914.384.9983. Register: RivertownYoga.com.

Lecture and Book Signing: Live and Let Live: How Multidimensional Collaboration Heals Ecosystems – 7-8:30pm. With Dr. Jim Conroy and Ms. Basia Alexander. $25/$28, price includes book. Wainwright House, 260 Stuyvesant Ave, Rye. Info: 914.967.6080; Wainwright.org.

WEDNESDAY, MAY 13

Northern Westchester Believe, Inspire, Grow Meeting – 12-2pm. BIG is a women’s empowerment organization designed to help women of all ages identify and embrace their true life purpose, both professionally and personally. The Burger Barn, Somers. 914.646.5766. BelieveInspireGrow.com.

THURSDAY, MAY 14

Holistic Moms Network—Homeopathy: Measles and Vaccinations – 7:30pm. Homeopath Manna Semby answers questions about measles, vaccinations, homeoprophylaxis, a vaccine alternative and how homeopathy aids general health. Hosted by Holistic Moms Network. Rye Free Reading Room, 1061 Boston Post Rd, Rye.

Creating a More Fulfilling, Joyful, Abundant Life – 6:30-8pm. With Wendy Reinike, Law of Attraction Certified Coach. Learn to create the life desired. Includes group guided meditation. $25. Center for a Healthy You, 1984 New Hackensack Rd., Poughkeepsie. Pre-registration by May 12. 914.475.0741.

FRIDAY, MAY 15

Dinner and A Doc – 7pm. Cowspiracy. May be the most important film made to inspire saving the planet. Dinner a la carte, minimum $20. $5 viewing fee. Recologie, 49 Lawton St, New Rochelle. 914.238.9350. Recologie.com.

Reiki Circle – 7-8:30pm. With Jackie Muller, LCSW, Reiki Teacher. $15. Inner Balance Studio, 1072 Route 311, Patterson. InnerBalanceStudio.org.

Archangel Healing Workshop – 7-9pm. With Shaman Elka Boren. $35pp. Synchronicity, 1511 Rte 22, Brewster. Register/info: 845.363.1765. SynchronicityNY.com.

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

SATURDAY, MAY 16

Free Community Yoga Classes – 8:30am-3:30pm. Day of free classes taught by new teacher trainees. One-hour, level 1 classes throughout the day. Refreshments and snacks. Quest Yoga Arts, 11-13 East Main St, Mt Kisco. Info: 914.241.9642. QuestYogaArts.com.

Monthly Teen Guided Mediation Group – 9:30-10:30am. With Merrill Black, LCSW/Reiki Master. Ages 13-17. Unique theme. $15. The Temperance Center, 453 White Plains Rd, Ste 203, Eastchester. 914.793.2600. TheTemperanceCenter.com.

10 Best-Kept Secrets to Stop Seasonal Allergies Workshop – 3pm. With Dr. Jodi Kennedy of Integrity Chiropractic. Learn essential stretches, powerful sinus acupressure points, key nutritional tips, homemade house and hair cleaners and more. Free. Gorman Professional Park, 7 Miller Rd. Mahopac. RSVP: 845.628.7233.

Odane Whilby with Grace & Tony – 9pm. Rock, Soul, Bluegrass and Punk. All in one grand evening. $10 cover. 2 drink minimum. Recologie, 49 Lawton St, New Rochelle. 914.238.9350. Recologie.com.

SUNDAY, MAY 17

Reiki I Workshop – 9:30am-4pm. With Ginny Mackles, Reiki Teacher. Be attuned and certified to the first level of Reiki. No experience needed or attend for refresher class. Chappaqua. Info: 952.426.3525. GinnyMackles.com.

Third Sunday Community Yoga – 12-1:15pm. With Mark Terza, LMT, RYT. Admission by donation of personal care products for Pawling Community Resource Center. Inner Balance Studio, Patterson. InnerBalanceStudio.org.

Introduction to Crystal Healing – 1pm. Healing lore of crystals, chakra relations for each, healing and magical uses, adding crystals to energy work and meditation. $35 includes crystal starter kit. Hands of Serenity Healing, 1129 Main St, Fishkill. Register: 845.896.1915. HandsOfSerenityHealing.com.

Workings Of The Sacred Soul – 1-3:30pm. Embrace the sacred soul within and expand the highest parts of the mental and emotional selves. Awakening of the sacred soul within given via a spiritual attunement. $50/$55. Info: 914.967.6080. Wainwright.org.

Reiki 2 Attunment and Training – 1-6pm. Receive attunements and learn Reiki symbols, techniques and more. $250. Prerequisite: Proof of Reiki I. The Rivertown Center for Yoga & Health 343 Broadway, Dobbs Ferry. Info, Beth Bierko: 914.384.9983. Register: RivertownYoga.com.

Wali Ali Sunday Jazz Workshop – 2-4pm. Brunch and a great musical experience the third Sunday of every month. Recologie, 49 Lawton St, New Rochelle. 914.238.9350. Recologie.com.

LILA, the Divine Play of Life – 2-5pm. With Jurian Hughes, Kripalu Teacher Trainer. Discover freedom and power of embracing the spontaneous, unpredictable LILA Spirit through yoga, movement and sound. $85. Register/info: 914.260.1696. TheCenterForHealthAndHealing.net.

Messages from Spirit – 2:30-4:30pm. Find comfort and closure with medium Joan Carra with messages from spirit. $55 small group. Wainwright House 260 Stuyvesant Ave, Rye. 203.531.6387. Info: PsychicJoanCarra.com.

Restorative Yoga Workshop – 5-7pm. With Karla Diamond. Release deeply held tensions, calm nervous system, strengthen immune system and increase self-awareness. $25 preregistered. Quest Yoga Arts 11-13 E Main St, Mt Kisco. 914.241.9642. QuestYogaArts.com.

New Moon Gathering – 7-8:30pm. Make the most of the coming lunar cycle. Guided meditations and ritual facilitated by astrologer Pamela Cucinell. BYO notebook. $20 members. $25 nonmembers, Wainwright House, Rye Register: 914.967.6080.

MONDAY, MAY 18

10 Best-Kept Secrets to Stop Seasonal Allergies Workshop – 12noon. With Dr. Jodi Kennedy of Integrity Chiropractic. Learn essential stretches, powerful sinus acupressure points, key nutritional tips, homemade house and hair cleaners and more. Free. Gorman Professional Park, 7 Miller Rd. Mahopac. RSVP: 845.628.7233.

Weight Management Support Group – 5:45-6:45pm. Led by a registered dietitian. Free. ShopRite of New Rochelle, 8 Joyce Rd, New Rochelle. RSVP required. Info: Greta Breskin: 845.475.4940. Shoprite.com/dietitian.

TUESDAY, MAY 19

Evening Satsang – 7-8:45pm. With Prem Sadasivananda Meditation, chanting and dharma talk on self-effort and grace. $20 donation. The Rivertown Center for Yoga & Health 343 Broadway, Dobbs Ferry. Info, Beth Bierko: 914.384.9983. Register: RivertownYoga.com.

WEDNESDAY, MAY 20

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

Vision & Success in School – 7-9pm. Discover tools to identify kids having trouble learning. Vision problems keep children from reaching their potential. Free. Dr. Samantha Slotnick, 495 Central Park Ave, Ste 301, Scarsdale. RSVP, Jane: 914.874.1177. DrSlotnick.com.

THURSDAY, MAY 21

Essential Oil Night at Recologie – 7pm. With Dr. Zia Nix. Enhance women’s health, sensuality and sex life using essential oils. Learn how to utilize doTERRA CPTG oils. $15. Recologie, 49 Lawton St, New Rochelle. 914.238.9350. Recologie.com.

FRIDAY, MAY 22

Mayfest – May 22-24. New, family-friendly three day festival celebrating music, art and yoga. Camping available. Surprise Lake Camp, Cold Spring. Tickets/info: MayfestNY.com.

Electronic Voice Phenomenon – 7-9pm. With Barry Piro. Synchronicity, 1511 Rte 22 Brewster, Register/info: 845.363.1765. SynchronicityNY.com.

The Girl Behind Sarcasm – 9pm. With Tinica Rose. Original songs describing the internal conflicts of being a woman, in reality, while taking chances and ultimately finding one’s voice. $10 cover. Two drink minimum. Recologie, 49 Lawton St, New Rochelle. 914.238.9350. Recologie.com.

SUNDAY, MAY 24

Chakra Flow-n-Let it Go Yoga – 11am-12:15pm. With Antonia Noonan, RYT 500. Open level using bija manta, vinyasa flow and restorative. $15. The Temperance Center, 453 White Plains Rd, Ste 203, Eastchester, 914.793.2600. TheTemperanceCenter.com.

Silent Sunday offers Slapstick Shenanigans – 1pm. Film Screening of Mabel’s Dressing Room sponsored by the New Rochelle Council on the Arts. Brunch and buffoonery while chuckling with classic clowns $25. Recologie, 49 Lawton St, New Rochelle. 914.238.9350. Recologie.com.

The Witch’s’ Stitch Ministry – 6pm. Tea and companionship while creating healing shawls for local nursing homes and hospitals. Experienced and novice yarn workers welcome. Hands of Serenity Healing, 1129 Main St, Fishkill. Register/supply list: 845.896.1915. HandsOfSerenityHealing.com.

MONDAY, MAY 25

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

TUESDAY, MAY 26

Let Your Yoga Dance – 7-8:15pm. Joyful, musical practice combining chakra dance and yoga. $20 donation. The Rivertown Center for Yoga & Health 343 Broadway, Dobbs Ferry. Info, Beth Bierko: 914.384.9983. Register: RivertownYoga.com.

Wednesday, May 27

StarVisions Healing Circle –7pm. Connecting wisdom and energy principles to life. Experience deep energy healing in group setting with Anne Bentzen, Reiki Master. $25, student rate: $15 Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 236 So. Bedford Rd, Mt. Kisco. Pre-register: 914.588.4079.

FRIDAY, MAY 29

Newlife Expo-Health & Wellness-NYC – May 29-31. Dr. Robert Young, Dr. Howard Robins, Sean Morton, Kat James, 100 other exhibitors and speakers. Panels: Nutrition, Raw Food, Vibrational Healing, Sexual healing. Hotel Pennsylvania, 33rd and 7th, New York City. Info: 516.897.0900. NewLifeExpo.com.

Learn Healing Techniques Workshop – 6:30-8:30pm. With healer and author Brett Bevell. $35/pp. Synchronicity, 1511 Rte 22 Brewster. Register/info: 845.363.1765. SynchronicityNY.com.

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

SATURDAY, MAY 30

Death Café Dutchess – 10am-12pm. Open conversation in a casual, confidential and safe space to explore, reflect, learn and build community through simple and profound conversations. Free refreshments. Starr Library Community Room. Rhinebeck. DeathCafe.com.

Master Reiki Class – May 30-31. 10am-5pm. With Reiki Master Marcus Feighery. $675/pp for both classes. Synchronicity, 1511 Rte 22, Brewster. Register/info: 845.363.1765. SynchronicityNY.com.

Nicole Alifante at the Mic – 7:30pm. Nicole is stepping back into the limelight with new songs and an amazingly great sound. $10 cover. Two Drink minimum. Recologie, 49 Lawton St, New Rochelle. 914.238.9350. Recologie.com.

Mamas in Motion – 7:30-8:30pm. With Jolyn Arisman. Release creativity and be renewed. Warm up and cool down with gentle yoga, dance and more. $30. Quest Yoga Arts 11-13 E Main St, Mt Kisco. Register: 914.241.9642. QuestYogaArts.com.

Friday, June 5

Kundalini Yoga Teacher Training – Level One Certification. 220 hour course. Become an instructor and learn fundamental principles and practices of Kundalini Yoga.Golden Temple Yoga, 223 Katonah Ave, Katonah. Info: 914.232.3473; GoldenTempleYoga.com.

Sunday, June 7

Croton’s Summerfest! – 1:30-5:30pm. Physical Therapy Consultations, Craniosacral, Lymphatic, Massages, Integrated Energy, Reiki,Yoga, MELT, and others. Free. Holistic Physical Therapy at Acker House.139 Grand St, Croton on Hudson. Info: HolisticPhysicalTherapyNY.com; 914.217.7919.

 

 

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