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

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MONDAY, JUNE 1

Men’s Open Circle – 7-8:30pm. Monthly meeting combining yoga and discussions supporting life off the mat. All ages. $20 donation. The Rivertown Center for Yoga & Health, 343 Broadway, Dobbs Ferry. Info, Scott Bierko: 914 384-9981. Register: RivertownYoga.com.

Meditation/Reiki Circle – 7-8pm. Experience one-on-one Reiki in a group setting to help relax, ground and heal. Donation. Art of Astrology. Info: Julie at 914.835.7015. SpiritualHealingSpa.com.

Osteoporosis Awareness Group – 7-9pm. Speaker: Chandra Sookdeo of Yonkers Wellness Center. Topic: Diet, Yoga, and Meditation for Osteoporosis. Free. Meetings held at Burke Rehabilitation Hospital, Bldg #4, 785 Mamaroneck Ave, White Plains. Info, Susan: 914.260.9339.

TUESDAY, JUNE 2

All Levels Hatha Yoga Class – 9:30am. At the Patterson Rec Center, 65 Front St, Patterson, 845.878.7200. More classes will be offered. For yoga class info: 845.200.7462; yogainthetrees.com.

Tween Yoga – June 2-30. 4-4:50pm. With Robin Cohen, RYT-500. Ages 10-14. $50 five-weeks. Preregister: 845.878.7800. InnerBalanceStudio.org.

Overcoming Test Anxiety – 6-7:30pm. EFT workshop and group. Parent and child discover freedom and test success. $30. Putnam Healing Arts, Mahopac. RSVP: 845.228.8132. PutnamHealingArts.com.

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 3

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.

Klezmer Series Continues – 7pm. Traditional music with historic commentary provided by Sy Kushner. Recologie, 49 Lawton St, New Rochelle. Recologie, 49 Lawton St, New Rochelle. Info/reservations: 914.278.9350. Recologie.com.

Nia Move & Restore – June 3-24. 7-8:15pm. With Cory Etheridge. Gentle, expressive body-mind-spirit movement blending aspects of martial arts, dance arts, healing arts and more. Quest Yoga Arts, 11-13 E Main St, Mt Kisco. Pricing Info/register: 914.241.9642. QuestYogaArts.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.

The Transformative Practice of Lovingkindness – 7-9pm. With David Nichtern. Metta (Maitri) meditation, aka loving kindness. Tea and snack reception follow. $50. Quest Yoga Arts Studio, 11 E Main St, 2nd Flr, Mt Kisco. 914.260.1696. Info: TheCenterForHealthAndHealing.net.

THURSDAY, JUNE 4

Moving Into Meditation – June 4, 11, 18 & 24. 10:50-11:50am. With Melanie Ryan. Gentle yoga to open the body and the chakras to release tension and blocked energy flow. Quest Yoga Arts Studio. Register: QuestYogaArts.com.

Fashion Forward – 7pm. No sew clutch bags with Richela Fabian Morgan. Learn to make modern clutch bags—without needle and thread. $45 includes materials, wine and small bites. Recologie, 49 Lawton St, New Rochelle. Info/reservations: 914.278.9350. Recologie.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, 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.

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

Teen Swim Yoga Fridays – June 5-26. 5-6pm. Designed for the teen swimmers focusing on flexibility, core strength and breath work to optimize performance in pool. Quest Yoga Arts, 11-13 E Main St, Mt Kisco. Pricing info/register: 914.241.9642. QuestYogaArts.com.

Animal Totem Spirit Workshop – 6:30-8:30pm.With Alexandra Le’Clere. $35. Synchronicity, 1511 Rte 22, Brewster. RSVP: 845.363.1765. SynchronicityNY.com.

SATURDAY, JUNE 6

Reiki 1 & 2 –10am-5pm. With Reiki Master Marcus Feighery. $275. Synchronicity, 1511 Rte 22, Brewster. RSVP: 845.363.1765. SynchronicityNY.com.

Relax & Renew for Summer – 4-6pm. With Monique Michaels. Heart centered restorative practice gently opening the chest, shoulders, hips and back. Cleansing pranayama, rejuvenating restoratives and meditation. Quest Yoga Arts, Mt Kisco. Pricing info/register: 914.241.9642. QuestYogaArts.com.

Develop Your Intuition on a Psychic Level –7-8:30pm. June 6, 9, 16, 23. With Joan Carra. Four week series to enhance intuitive abilities. Take one class or whole series. $30 per class/non-members; $108/members/series. Info: PsychicJoanCarra.com. Wainwright House, 260 Stuyvesant Ave. Rye. Register: Wainwright.org.

Healing Circle – 7-9pm. With Katie Ciriello. Ancient sound healing techniques, crystal bowls, tuning forks and voice tones. Connect to soul. $45. The Center for Health and Healing, 153 E Main St, Ste A1, Mt Kisco. 914.260.1696. Register online TheCenterForHealthAndHealing.net.

SUNDAY, JUNE 7

Intro to Earth Dance Workshop – 10:30am-12pm. With Jill Doornick, Express inner self and one’s relationship with the earth. Dance through the basic rhythms of the five elements. $22/$24. Wainwright House, Rye. Wainwright.org.

Meditation and Satsang – 11am-12:15pm. 1st Sun. With Gabrielle Semel, E-RYT 500. Free. 845.878.7800. InnerBalanceStudio.org.

HMN’s First Joint Chapter Potluck Picnic & Planting – 11am-2pm. Holistic Moms Network Northern Westchester /Lower Putnam & Southern Westchester Chapters. Evergreen Nursery, 688 Cross River Rd, Katonah. Info: Shira at: 914.861.5186. Join HMN: Membership.HolisticMoms.org.

Book Signing and Jazz Event – 12-2pm. Creative Coalition’s The Art of Discovery published by Rizzoli. Literary and photographic project capturing that moment in time that can act as a personal muse and more. Recologie, 49 Lawton St, New Rochelle. Info/reservations: 914.278.9350. Recologie.com.

Childbirth Education Series – June 7-21. 1-3pm. Prepare mind and body for labor and birth. Discuss stages of labor, typical medical interventions, expectations and healthy choices in childbirth. $180. Quest Yoga Arts, Mt Kisco. Register: 914.241.9642. QuestYogaArts.com.

The Spirit of the Land: Understanding the Medicine Wheel in Multiple Dimensions – 1-3pm and/or 3:30-5:30pm. With Evan Pritchard, professor of Native American Studies. Each workshop: $35/$40, Wainwright House, Rye. Wainwright.org.

Open House – 1:30-2:30pm and 3-4pm. Open level yoga classes. Free. Nueva Alma Yoga Studio, 799 McLean Ave, Yonkers. NuevaAlma.com.

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.

Diving Deep Within– 2-5pm. With Sudha Lundeen master teacher. For Sadhana and personal exploration in this season of renewal. $60.The Rivertown Center for Yoga & Health, 343 Broadway, Dobbs Ferry. Info, Beth Bierko: 914.384.9983. Register: RivertownYoga.com.

MONDAY, JUNE 8

Beginner Yoga Series – June 8-29. 10-11:15am. Safe, nurturing and inspiring journey. Step-by-step yoga breathing, core postures and the flow linking all these elements together. $100. Quest Yoga Arts, 11-13 E Main St, Mt Kisco. Register: 914.241.9642. QuestYogaArts.com.

Flower Vibrational Healing Workshop– 6:30pm. With Annemarie Minke. Discover healing messages of flowers to rebalance energetic fields, enhance health and heal disease. Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 236 S Bedford Rd, Rte 172, Mt Kisco. Register: 914.236.4503. StarvisionsCommunity.org.

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, JUNE 9

Accessing Energy, Intuition & Spirit for Healing – 1-3pm. Energy healing workshop. Restore peace, balance, mind, body, spirit. $30. Putnam Healing Arts, Mahopac. RSVP: 845.228.8132. PutnamHealingArts.com.

Loving Our Addicted Daughters Back To Life – 6-7:30pm. Presented by Linda Dahl, local author of Loving Our Addicted Daughters Back to Life: A Guidebook for Parents. Q&A follow. Somers Library. Registration required: 914.232.5717. SomersLibrary.org.

Green Drinks Westchester – 6-8pm. Meets this month at Sarah Lawrence College Center for the Urban River at Beczak, 35 Alexander St, Yonkers, with host Director Ryan Palmer. Facilitators: Lea Cullen Boyer and Dani Glaser. Fun night of networking; learn about this very special center. Facebook.com: search greendrinkswestchester.

Summer Woes: Bugs, Ticks & Lyme Disease – 7-8:30pm. With Master Herbalist Andrea Candee. Learn how to protect the family (including pets) and discover innovative, successful techniques for addressing chronic Lyme. $38. Info: AndreaCandee.com. Wainwright House, 180 Stuyvesant Ave, Rye. Call to register: 914.967.6080.

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 10

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 professionally and personally. The Burger Barn, Somers. 914.646.5766; BelieveInspireGrow.com.

Clinical Canine Intervention Therapy Information Session – 7pm. Learn how to help individuals experiencing physical, social, emotional and other challenges through use of assistance dog training. Free. Sensory Stepping Stones, 83 S Bedford Rd, Mt Kisco. RVSP required: 914.244.4101.

THURSDAY, JUNE 11

Moving Into Meditation– 10:50-11:50am. With Melanie Ryan. Weekly gentle yoga. Open the body and chakras to release tension and blocked energy flow. Sitting and walking meditation. Quest Yoga Arts Studio. Register: QuestYogaArts.com.

Film: Project Wild Thing – 6:30pm/screening starts; 6:15pm/seating begins. Q & A following film. Free. Ossining Library’s Budarz Theatre, Ossining Public Library, 53 Croton Ave. 914.941.2416.

FRIDAY, JUNE 12

Equine-Interactive Workshop – 6-8pm. Building rider confidence with Equine Energetix. Info: 212.477.4475. EquineEnergetix.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, JUNE 13

Japji Sahib Naad Yoga Workshop – 9am-12pm. With Gurunam Singh. Chanting, live music, meditation and Q&A. $63. 223 Katonah Ave, Katonah. 914.232.3473. GoldenTempleYoga.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.

Open House –10am-1:30pm. Never tried Pilates? A day of free classes, raffles and demonstrations. The Art of Control on SUNY Purchase campus, 735 Anderson Hill Rd, Purchase. 914.251.7842.

Etsy Artists Pop-Up Fair – 10am-4pm. 20 Etsy Artists exhibit hand-made designed product. Recologie, 49 Lawton St, New Rochelle. Info: 914.278.9350. Recologie.com.

Yoga and Musculoskeletal Imbalances – 1:30-4:30pm. With Priti Robyn Ross. Explore principles for healthy alignment and discover personal postural habits. CEUs available. $35 members. $45 nonmembers. Wainwright House, 260 Stuyvesant Ave, Rye. Info, Michael Sassano: 914.709.4150. YTAYoga.com.

Fur Ball Masquerade – 5pm. Bring an animal-themed mask. Attend formally dressed “to the nines.” Dancing, an award ceremony, silent and live auction and a raffle. Trump National Golf Club, 339 Pine Rd, Briarcliff Manor. Info: PetsAlive.org/furball2015.

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

SUNDAY, JUNE 14

Dreaming with the Departed Workshop – 10am-1pm. With Janice Matturro, certified intuitive consultant and dream teacher. Such encounters can bring closure and healing and provide life-helping information. $54/$60, Wainwright House, Rye. Wainwright.org.

Pilates and the Swedish Bar Workshop – 11am-2pm. Learn the benefits of Swedish Wall Bar and dozens of its classical exercises. $129. The Art of Control on SUNY Purchase Campus, 735 Anderson Hill Rd, Purchase. 914.251.7842.

Strawberry Jammin’ Festival – 11am-4pm. Reggae music by the Big Takeover, tractor wagon rides, grilled food, children’s craft, strawberry shortcake and pick organically grown strawberries. Free admission. 9 Fishkill Farm Rd, Hopewell Junction. Info: 845.897.4377. FishkillFarms.com.

South India Brunch – 12-4pm. Demonstrations by Rinku Bhattacharya. Part of a series presenting foods from four areas of India. Five-course vegan brunch. A savory experience. $45. Recologie, 49 Lawton St, New Rochelle. Info/reservations: 914.278.9350; Recologie.com.

Open House – 1:30-2:30pm and 3-4pm. Open level yoga classes. Free. Nueva Alma Yoga Studio, 799 McLean Ave, Yonkers. NuevaAlma.com.

Laughing Yoga – 3-5pm. with Simeon Darwick. Practice offering deep learning with connection to others through humor and practice. $30. The Rivertown Center for Yoga & Health, 343 Broadway, Dobbs Ferry. Info, Beth Bierko: 914.384.9983. Register: RivertownYoga.com.

Relax Deeply A Restorative Yoga & Meditation Class – 6-7:15pm. With Monique Michael. All levels. Unwind and de-stress body and mind. Breathe Pilates And Yoga, 83 N Greeley Ave, 2nd Flr, Chappaqua. Pricing info: 914.238.0184. BreathePilatesAndYoga.com.

MONDAY, JUNE 15

Kripalu Morning Yoga – 9-10:30am. Mondays receive individual attention in this creative, multi-level class. Letting go of stress, nurturing peace. First class free. Very experienced teacher. YogaShine Studio, 7-11 Legion Dr, Valhalla. 914.769.8745. Yogashine.com.

Meditation/Reiki Circle – 7-8pm. Experience one-on-one Reiki in a group setting to help relax, ground and heal. Donation. Art of Astrology. Info: Julie at 914.835.7015. SpiritualHealingSpa.com.

TUESDAY, JUNE 16

Westchester Holistic Network – 8am-10am. Friendly people, compelling speaker. It’s not just for practitioners. Guest speaker is Manna Semby, Classical Homeopath and Educator. Free to members; $10 non-members. Panera Bread Company, One North Broadway, White Plains. Info: WestchesterHolisticNetwork.org.

Author Series: Dancing Light, the Spiritual Side of Being through the Eyes of a Modern Yoga Master – 10:30am-12pm. With 96 year old Tao Porchon-Lynch. $15. $45 includes book. Wainwright House, Rye. 914.967.6080. Wainwright.org.

Emotion Code – 1-3pm. Release stress, discomfort for self and pets. Experience amazing benefits, non-invasive healing modality. Bring stuffed animal. Putnam Healing Arts, Mahopac. 845.228.8132. PutnamHealingArts.com.

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

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 17

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, JUNE 18

Kripalu Evening Yoga – 7-8:30pm. Thursdays receive individual attention in this creative, multi-level class. Let go of stress. Experience nurturing peace. First class free. YogaShine Studio, 7-11 Legion Dr, Valhalla. 914.769.8745. Yogashine.com.

FRIDAY, JUNE 19

Super Gentle Morning Yoga – 9:30-10:30am. Friday multi-level Kripalu-style for seniors and anyone with special needs and concerns. Gentle class. Receive individual attention. First class free. YogaShine Studio, 7-11 Legion Dr, Valhalla. 914.769.8745. Yogashine.com.

The Vertical Workshop: Advancing and Progressing Clients – June 19-21. 12-7pm. With Shari Berkowitz. For teachers of Pilates: Rhinebeck Pilates. Pricing info/must preregister: 845.876.5686. RhinebeckPilates.com.

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

SATURDAY, JUNE 20

Second Annual Pelham Yoga Summer – 8-8:45am/registration; 9-10:30am/adult yoga class. Solstice event. Practice yoga outdoors. $20-$30. Register: ecopel.org.

SUNDAY, JUNE 21

Chakra Flow-n-Let it Go Yoga – 11am-12:15pm. With Antonia Noonan. 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.

Third Sunday Community Yoga – 11-12:15pm. Admission by donation of personal care products for Pawling Community Resource Center. Inner Balance Studio, Patterson. InnerBalanceStudio.org.

Restorative Yoga – 4-6pm. With Karla Diamond. Relaxing, powerful practice benefitting everyone. Release deeply held tensions, calm nervous system, strengthen immune system and increase self-awareness. Quest Yoga Arts, 11-13 E Main St, Mt Kisco. Pricing/Preregister: 914.241.9642. QuestYogaArts.com.

MONDAY, JUNE 22

Stress Making You Sick? – 1-3pm. Reduce stress, maintain health. Learn healing techniques. Balance mind, body, spirit. $30. Putnam Healing Arts, Mahopac. RSVP: 845.228.8132. PutnamHealingArts.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.

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 24

StarVisions Healing Circle – 7pm. With Anne Bentzen, Reiki Master. Connecting wisdom and energy principles to life. Experience deep energy healing. Group setting. Max 18. $25. $15 student. Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 236 S Bedford Rd, Mt Kisco Preregister: 914.588.4079.

THURSDAY, JUNE 25

Holistic Moms Network Northern Westchester /Lower Putnam Chapter – 9:30-11am. Guest speaker Master Herbalist, Andrea Candee. Meet 4th Thurs of every month. Katonah United Methodist Church, 5 Bedford Rd, Katonah. Details, Shira, chapter leader: 914.861.5186. Join HMN: Membership.HolisticMoms.org.

FRIDAY, JUNE 26

Law of Attraction Workshop – 6:30-8:30pm. With Carol Canter. $35. Synchronicity, 1511 Rte 22, Brewster. RSVP: 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, JUNE 27

Explore Your Core Yoga Workshop – 9-11:30am. With Judi Friedman. Abdominal asanas strengthen and stretch the front, side and back bodies and abdomen, hips and spine. $45. Breathe Pilates And Yoga, 83 N Greeley Ave, 2nd Flr, Chappaqua. 914.238.0184. BreathePilatesAndYoga.com.

Reiki 1 & 2 – 10am-5pm. With Reiki Master Marcus Feighery. $275. Synchronicity, 1511 Rte 22, Brewster. Register/info: 845.363.1765. SynchronicityNY.com.

Harmony Qigong & Group Healing – 1-2:30pm. Qigong: the Movement of Life. Led by Master Robert Peng. $28 advance registration. Club Fit Jefferson Valley. 914.962.0101.

Qigong Empowerment & Group Healing – 3:30-5pm. Qigong: the Movement of Life. $28 advance registration. Led by Master Robert Peng. Club Fit Briarcliff Manor. 914.962.0101.

SUNDAY, JUNE 28

Tasseography: The Art of Tea Leaf Reading – 12-2pm. With Psychic Joan Carra. PsychicJoanCarra.com. Tea, coffee, pastries and intuitive inspirations. $32/$35Wainwright House, 260 Stuyvesant Ave, Rye. Register: Wainwright.org.

Mandala Workshop: Moving Towards Wholeness – 1-4pm.With Doreen Grozinger. Creating mandalas offers time to quiet one’s minds in order to listen to inner self. $55/$60 materials included. Wainwright House, Rye. Wainwright.org.

MONDAY, JUNE 29

Is Your World Animate and Alive? – 7-9pm. With Shivananda Thomas Amelio. Explore and transform relationship with the world and everything in it. $55. The Rivertown Center for Yoga & Health, 343 Broadway, Dobbs Ferry. Info, Beth Bierko: 914.384.9983. Register: RivertownYoga.com.

TUESDAY, JUNE 30

Achieve Goals: Release Fears with EFT – 1-3pm. Intro to EFT group. Restore peace, balance mind, body and spirit. $30. Putnam Healing Arts, Mahopac. RSVP: 845.228.8132. PutnamHealingArts.com.

 

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