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

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UPCOMING EVENTS
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MONDAY, NOVEMBER 2

MELT Method Series –12:15 – 1:30 pm Mondays Nov 2-23. With Joy Jacobson. Self-treatment that rehydrates connective tissue, eliminating pain, improving performance and decreasing stress. $100 series. $30 per class. Quest Yoga Arts, 11-13 E Main St, Mt Kisco. Register: 914.241.9642. QuestYogaArts.com.

Monthly Let Your Yoga Dance Class – 7-8:15pm. Joyful, aerobic practice combining yoga and dancing through the chakras. $20 suggested donation. The Rivertown Center for Yoga & Health, 343 Broadway, Dobbs Ferry. Info, Beth Bierko: 914.384.9983. Register: RivertownYoga.com.

TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 3

Reiki Practitioner Monthly Share – 6:30-8pm. Replenish reserves. Must have at least Reiki I. Free. At the new DG Sanctuary. Poughkeepsie. Directions, Dreaming Goddess: 845.473.2206. DreamingGoddess.com.

Intro to Alexander Technique –7-8pm, Nov 3-17. With Karla Diamond. Change movement habits. Simple and practical improving ease and freedom of movement and more. $100 four-week session. Quest Yoga Arts, 11-13 E Main St, Mt Kisco. Register: 914.241.9642. QuestYogaArts.com.

Optimize Your Intuition – 7-9pm. Nov 3, 10, 17. Tools for Exploration, with Michelle Vitner and Mag Treanor. 3-part workshop, discover techniques and practices to center and heighten inner compass. $90 for total 3 sessions. Liberation Yoga and Wellness, 862 Rt. 6, Mahopac. Info/register: 914.672.1916.

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 4

Author Series: In An Ecstatic State, Poems of Transformation – With Joseph Aldo, Ph.D. Find a deeper connection to one’s true self through personal transformation. Lecture and book signing. $25/$28 includes book. 914.967.6080. Wainwright.org.

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.

Book Signing Event – 6-8pm. With William Bubenicek, author and owner of The Art of Healing wellness center. Personal appearance to meet and greet with his newly published book “Bliss on Tap.” Free. The Art of Healing, 1 Front St, Patterson. Info: 845.878.4325. TheArtofHealing4all.com.

Intro to Shamanism: Class 1 – Nov 4 & 11. 7-9pm. With Karine Gordineer. Covers The Journeying Between the Worlds. $80/per class. The Center for Health and Healing at Quest Yoga Studio, 11 E Main St, 2nd Flr, Mt Kisco. Register: TheCenterForHealthAndHealing.net.

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 6

Conservation Cafe Presents: Bag the Plastic – The Blight of Plastic Bags on Our Environment – 8:30-10:30am. Impact on the earth and what can be done. Formal presentations. Q & A. Free. Greenburgh Public Library 300 Tarrytown Rd, Elmsford.

Creative Writing: Fundamentals for Every Genre – 10am-12pm. With Maureen Amaturo. Tips on how to keep readers interested. $142/$154 ($25 1x audit). 914.967.6080. Wainwright.org.

Mediumship Circle – 7-8:30pm. With Carla Blaha. $35. Synchronicity, 1511 Rte 22, Brewster. RSVP: 845.363.1765. Info: SynchronicityNY.com.

Health and Wealth Free Event – 7-9pm. Learn how to improve health, achieve a healthy weight, make a difference and earn an extra income. Join a community of like-minded health conscious people. Tarrytown. Register/Cindy Rosenbaum: 914.806.6559.

SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 8

EmbodyLove Yoga – 9am-12pm/ages 11-13; 1-4pm/ages 14-17. With Jen Craft. Empower girls to value who they are internally over their external appearance, embrace their purpose and more. Quest Yoga Arts 11-13 E Main St, Mt Kisco. Register: 914.241.9642. QuestYogaArts.com.

The Hastings Flea – 10am-4pm. Curated, specialty outdoor flea market, overlooking the Hudson River; across the street from the Hasting on Hudson Metro North station at the Hastings-on-Hudson Metro North train station parking lot. Info: HastingsFlea.com.

MELT Method Workshop – 1-3pm. With Joy Jacobson. Self-treatment that rehydrates connective tissue, eliminating pain, improving performance, decreasing stress and more. $30 preregistered, $35 door. Quest Yoga Arts, 11-13 E Main St, Mt Kisco. Register: 914.241.9642. QuestYogaArts.com.

Climate Change Solutions Tour – 3pm. With Speaker, Josh Fox, director of movie Gasland. $15 suggested donation. Benefits the Rockland Water Coalition & Sierra Club, Lower Hudson. Temple Israel Center, 280 Old Mamaroneck Rd, White Plains. Info: SustainableRockland.org.

Quest Book Club – 7-8:30pm. November: Yoga and the Quest for the True Self by Stephen Cope (Ch 11-17). BYO snack or a refreshment to share. Free. Quest Yoga Arts 11-13 E Main St, Mt Kisco. Register: 914.241.9642. QuestYogaArts.com.

MONDAY, NOVEMBER 9

Monthly Singing Circle – 7pm. Sing and tone, basking in healing vibration and the company of loving hearts. $20 suggested 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, NOVEMBER 10

Tea & Stones – 6:30pm. Hour lecture to connect and learn about gems, stones and their incredible properties. Free. Dreaming Goddess, 44 Raymond Ave, Poughkeepsie. Info: 845.473.2206. DreamingGoddess.com

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 11

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.

New Moon Manifestation – 6:30-8pm. Together we manifest our hearts desires with the creative energies of the new moon. Requested donation: $10. DG Sanctuary. Directions, Dreaming Goddess: 845.473.2206. DreamingGoddess.com.

Embracing Our Wholeness…from a feminine perspective – 7-8:30pm. Conversation circle led by Dr. Melody Bach exploring the ways in which one’s feminine nature has been longing to be reclaimed; a heartfelt fellowship of women. $10. Hartsdale. Info/register: 914.686.8002. GiordanoFoundation.org.

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

Intro to Shamanism: Class 2 – 7-9pm. With Karine Gordineer, Shamanic energy healer. Covers The Divination Journeys. $80. The Center for Health and Healing at Quest Yoga Studio, 11 E Main St, 2nd Flr, Mt Kisco. Info/Register: TheCenterForHealthAndHealing.net.

Embracing Our Wholeness…from a feminine perspective – 7-8:30pm. Conversation circle led by Dr. Melody Bach exploring the ways in which one’s feminine nature has been longing to be reclaimed; a heartfelt fellowship of women. $10. Hartsdale. Info/register: 914.686.8002. GiordanoFoundation.org.

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 12

Recognizing Your Natural Psychic Ability – 7:15pm. With Carla Blaha. People are born with six senses not five. Discover one’s intuitive ability. Free. Finger Lakes School of Massage, 272 N Bedford Rd, Mt Kisco. RSVP, Myra: 914.241.7363 x12.

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 13

Spirit Connection – 6:30-8pm – With Robin C. Mueller, spiritual medium. Group gathering with Robin sharing her gift of contact with the other side. $35. Katonah Village Library, 26 Bedford Rd. Katonah. To register call: 914.730.0155.

Ladies’ Night at Virtue – 7-9pm. demos and tips for healthy weight loss, skin care and nutrition. $15. Includes wine and nutritious snacks. Virtue Mind Body Studio. 155 Rte. 202 and Lovell St. Somers. 914.437.4817; VirtueMindBody.com.

Connect With Your Life Purpose – 7-9pm. Everything needed is already within — learn how to access one’s unique spark of life to express gifts, realize passions, and make life changes. Free. Registration required: eileenfisherlearninglab.com.

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

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 14

Finding The Power To Connect With Your Life Purpose 2-Day Workshop – 9am-5pm, Nov 14-15. Empowering workshop, with expert guidance, inner inquiry and purpose-focused meditation to free one’s energy from habitual emotional entanglements and provide a more enlightened way of living. $395. Info/register: eileenfisherlearninglab.com.

Flower Vibrational Healing workshop with Annemarie Minke – 4-6:30pm. Learn powerful healing messages of plant kingdom to rebalance energetic fields, enhance health and heal disease. $25. Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 236 So. Bedford Rd., Rt. 172, Mt. Kisco. Register: starvisionscommunity.org or 914.236.4503.

Holistic Moms Network: Thanksgiving Special Event – Open House & Coat Drive – 10am-12pm. No regular Nov meeting. Bring a gently used coat for donation. Expect Natural, 774 Bedford Rd, Bedford Hills. RSVP: Shira Adler, 914.861.5186.

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Yoga and Scoliosis – 1:30-4:30pm. Learn anatomy of scoliosis and how asana and breath techniques can relieve pain. $35 members. $45 nonmembers in advance. The Yoga Studio, Club Fit, 584 N State Rd, Briarcliff Manor. Info: Michael Sassano: 914.709.4150. YTAYoga.com.

Sacred Gong Immersion – 2-4pm. With Alex Nason. Clear stuck energy. Rejuvenate body, mind and spirit with a combination of gentle deep guided relaxation and gentle healing gong baths. $40/$44. 914.967.6080. Wainwright.org.

SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 15

Talking to the Angels and Guides – 1-5pm. Learn a metaphysical process to have a conversation with and receive clear guidance from angels or master guides. Led by Michael Rosenbaum, Metaphysician Practitioner for over 20 years. Info: TheCenterForHealthAndHealing.net.

Being a Mindful Therapist: How Not Knowing Helps – 2-5pm. Workshop for therapists to learn practices that deepen presence and understanding with clients. $45. Info, Beth Bierko: 914.384.9983.

Soul Reflections – 2-5pm. With Monique Lang. Learn tools to deepen connection with self, guides, angels, power animals and more. The Center for Health and Healing at Quest Yoga Studio, 11 E Main St, 2nd Flr, Mt Kisco. Register: TheCenterForHealthAndHealing.net.

MONDAY, NOVEMBER 16

Monthly Reiki Circle – 7-8:45pm. Give and receive healing Reiki energy. All levels and those new to Reiki. $20 suggested donation. The Rivertown Center for Yoga & Health, 343 Broadway, Dobbs Ferry. Info, Beth Bierko: 914.384.9983. Register: RivertownYoga.com.

Tuesday, November 17

Westchester Holistic Network Meeting – 8-10am. The topic is “Mantra Meditation” presented by Cathy Lipsky, RN. Open to all – first meeting free. Panera Bread, One North Broadway, White Plains. Info: WestchesterHolisticNetwork.org.

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 18

Access For All: Creating Universally Designed Outdoor Learning Experiences – 9:30am-3:30pm. Explore ways to give all students – regardless of physical or cognitive challenges – access to historic sites, parks, and museums. Wallace Center, FDR Home & Presidential Library, Hyde Park. 845.229.9116; TeachingtheHudsonValley.org.

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. Info: 914.793.2600. TheTemperanceCenter.com.

Meditation and Dharma Night – 7-8:30pm. With Derek Kolleeny. Meditation instruction, practice, dharma teaching and discussion. Tea following. $20. The Center for Health and Healing at Quest Yoga Studio, 11 E Main St, 2nd Flr, Mt Kisco. Register: TheCenterForHealthAndHealing.net.

Vision & Success in School – 7-9pm. Discover tools to identify children 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, NOVEMBER 19

Grassroots Fall Harvest Fundraiser Dinner – 7-9:30pm. Grassroots Environmental Education will hold its annual organic farm-to-table dinner and fundraiser at Wainwright House in Rye. Tickets $100. Info: 914.422.3141 or tinyurl.com/GR-Dinner-15.

Holistic Moms Network: About New Vaccine Bills – 7:30pm. Scientist Eva Vanamee and Attorney Susan Lee discuss vaccine exemption bill (Senate bill 6709) and bill (S509) mandating HPV vaccine. Rye Free Reading Room, 1061 Boston Post Rd. 914.967.0480. HolisticMoms.org.

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 20

What is Ayurvedic Medicine? – 6:30-8pm. With Dr. Ed Danaher, Director of Panchakarma, Ayurvedic Institute. Learn about one of the world’s oldest holistic healing systems originating over 5,000 years ago in India. $30/$33. 914.967.6080. Wainwright.org.

Reiki 2 Class – Fri 7-10pm & Sat 11am-4pm. Learn Usui Reiki symbols, distance healing and create a powerful practice with Anne Bentzen, Usui and Karuna Reiki Master. $250. Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 236 So. Bedford Rd, Rt. 172, Mt. Kisco. Register: 914.588.4079.

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 21

4th Annual Fishkill Cares for Cats Community Day – 12-4:30pm. Vendors, food, raffles, face painting and animal care exhibits. Low cost spay neuter mobile clinic on site. Appointments required. Fishkill Town Hall, 807 Rte 52. Details/Althea: 845.705.5020.

5RHYTHMS Dance/Movement Workshop – 2-3:30pm. With Margaret Wagner. 5RHYTHMS is dance practice for young and old, survivors of bad backs, bum knees and broken hearts. $33. Wainwright House, 260 Stuyvesant Avenue, Rye. Register: wainwright.org/programs.htm. Info: 203.209.0047.

SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 22

Awaken Wellness Fair – 10am-5pm. Awaken to Your Best Self. Speakers, Healers, Vendors and Readers. Over one hundred exhibitors and hundreds of guests. Double Tree Hotel. 455 So. Broadway, Tarrytown. Buy tickets online or at the door. AwakenFair.com. Click on Tarrytown 11-22-15.

Reiki II – 11am-6pm. Take Reiki practice to the next level. Class covers the Reiki symbols, Reiki Guides, ethics and confidentiality issues. $140. Hands of Serenity Healing, 1129 Main St, Fishkill. Register: 845.896.1915. HandsOfSerenityHealing.com.

Community Yoga/Meditation – 1-3pm. With Jennifer. Hosted by Still Mind Yoga. Integral or yin yoga followed by longer meditation session. Donation. 305 Central Ave, Ste 2, White Plains. 914.648.0492. YogaWestchesterNY.com.

Restorative Yoga – 7pm. With Karla Diamond. Relaxing, powerful practice benefitting all ages and fitness levels. Incorporates gentle postures and breath. Postures done on floor. $25 preregistered, $30 door. Quest Yoga Arts, 11-13 E Main St, Mt Kisco. Register: 914.241.9642. QuestYogaArts.com.

MONDAY, NOVEMBER 23

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.

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 27

Faerie Friday – Skip the mall and join a day of Faerie Fun. Three classes designed to bring out one’s inner faerie. Details of classes: HandsOfSerenityHealing.com. Hands of Serenity Healing, 1129 Main St, Fishkill. Register: 845.896.1915. HandsOfSerenityHealing.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, NOVEMBER 28

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

Serenity Saturday – 11am-6pm. Move into the holidays with balance and calm with Crystal Reiki. $50. Hands of Serenity Healing, 1129 Main St, Fishkill. Register: 845.896.1915. HandsOfSerenityHealing.com.

SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 29

Psychic Sunday – 12-5pm. annual fundraiser for local families. Walk in readings on a first come, first served basis! readers will be donating back half of their fee to Share the Light program. Hands of Serenity Healing, 1129 Main St, Fishkill. Register: 845.896.1915. HandsOfSerenityHealing.com.

WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 2

Author Series: Love is a Secret: The Mystic Quest for Divine Love – 7-8:30pm. With Dr. Andrew Vidich. All profits will go to SOS, a not-for-profit charitable organization. Lecture and book signing. $15 includes book. 914.967.6080. Wainwright.org.

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.

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 4

Neuromovement For A Vibrant Life – 7-9pm. Experience the freedom in the body of new possibilities through cutting-edge of neuroscience and the mind-body connection — no more aches and pains. Free. Info/register: eileenfisherlearninglab.com.

SATURDAY, DECEMBER, 5

A Dickens of Weekend – 10am-4pm. A festive and fun holiday celebration for the entire family. Holiday shop, cooking demo, children crafts and free holiday entertainment. 914.967.6080. Wainwright.org.

SUNDAY, DECEMBER 6

Priesthood Class and Ordination for Interfaith Ministry – 1-4:30pm. Rev. Dan Chesbro teaches Melchizedek history, priesthood requirements and gives attunement in the Ordination of Melchizedek $250 with certification. Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 236 So. Bedford Rd., Mt. Kisco. 914.236.4503. Register: starvisionscommuity.org.

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