Natural Awakenings Calendar Listings for April, 2016 in Westchester, Putnam and Dutchess, NY

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UPCOMING EVENTS
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FRIDAY, APRIL 1

The Healers’ Lounge – 9:30-11am. Professional networking event for holistic practitioners. Includes presentation and networking. Donation. Bring marketing materials to share. No RSVP. The Center for Health and Healing, 4 Smith Ave, 2nd Flr, Mt Kisco. Center4Healing.net.

SATURDAY, APRIL 2

A Day of Healing – 10am-5pm. Penny Lavin from One Light Healing Touch School teaching scanning, radiant and color healing, practices to clear blockages and more. $150. Wainwright House, 260 Stuyvesant Ave, Rye. Register/discount info: 914.967.6080. Wainwright.org.

Reiki I & II – Apr 2 & 3. 11am-6pm. Levels may be taken separately or as a weekend class. Hands of Serenity Healing, 1129 Main St, Fishkill. 845.896.1915. Details: HandsOfSerenityHealing.com.

Monthly Shamanic Journey Circle – 7-8:45pm. With Melanie Ryan, LCSW and Karine Gordineer. Journeying is a spiritual tool for growth, healing and more. BYO journal. $48. The Center for Health and Healing, 4 Smith Ave 2nd Flr, Mt Kisco. Center4Healing.net.

SUNDAY, APRIL 3

First Sunday School – 12:30-2pm. Unique Buddhist oriented class for children ages 5+ and their families. Donation. SkyBaby Yoga Studio, 75 Main St, Cold Spg. 845.265.4444. SkyBabyYoga.com.

Eclipse Energy Healing – 11am-5pm. With Erin Sirona. $150. Synchronicity, 1511 Rte 22 Brewster. RSPV: 845.363.1765. SynchronicityNY.com.

First Sunday Free Meditation and Satsang – 11:30am-12:45pm. With Gabrielle Semel, E-RYT 500. Inner Balance Studio, Patterson. Info: InnerBalanceStudio.org.

Self-Healing – 1-3pm. With Penny Lavin. Learn how life-force energy flows, strengthen one’s immune system, release programming, stress and more. $25. One Light Healing Touch – Center for a Healthy You, 1984 New Hackensack Rd, Poughkeepsie. Preregister: 845.462.4555.

Just Dance – 2:30-4:30pm. DJ activated non-stop contagious expression. $10 donation. SkyBaby Yoga Studio, 75 Main St, Cold Spg. 845.265.4444. SkyBabyYoga.com.

200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training Free Orientation Open House – 3-5pm. With Erica as personal health coach. Interdisciplinary education. Dress for class and demo. Next teacher training Apr 17. Nueva Alma Yoga and Wellness, 799 McLean Ave, Yonkers. Info: NuevaAlma.com.

MONDAY, APRIL 4

Kid’s Yoga & Creative Play Series – For children 5-10yrs old. Six consecutive weeks. SkyBaby Yoga Studio, 75 Main St, Cold Spg. 845.265.4444. SkyBabyYoga.com.

Gentle Flow Yoga – 1:30-2:30pm. $20 drop-in or purchase class card for reduced fee. Sirona Therapy Spa, 280 N Bedford Rd, Ste 301, Mt Kisco. Must Register: 914.241.0727. SironaTherapySpa.com.

Learn It, Grow It, Eat It! Vegetable Gardening for Beginners – Monday evenings, April 4-25, 6-8pm. four sessions taught by Dutchess County’s Master Gardener volunteers, learn how to: choose location and prepare site, plant with seed or transplants, weed, mulch, thin and trellis, protect site from critters and harvest. $5 per class. East Fishkill Community Library, 348 Route 376, Hopewell Junction. $5 per class. Register, Nancy 845.677.8223 x 115.

Osteoporosis Awareness Group Meeting – 7-9pm. Zumba Helping Osteoporosis. Speaker Diane Sorg, certified in Zumba, Zumba Gold, Aqua Zumba and Aqua Aerobics offering classes in Senior Centers. Burke Rehabilitation Hospital. 785 Mamaroneck Ave, White Plains. Info, Susan: 914.260.9339.

TUESDAY, APRIL 5

Yoga Basics Series – April 5-28. 9:30-10:30am. Vinyasa align/flow yoga. For those who have taken a beginner workshop but want to continue in a small format workshop setting. $100. Quest Yoga Arts, 11 E Main St, Mt Kisco. Register: 914.241.9642. QuestYogaArts.com.

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 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, Suite 203, Eastchester. Info: 914.793.2600. TheTemperanceCenter.com.

Mindful Eating Support Group – 6:15-7:15pm. Four weeks. Structured to help people get in shape and support healthy eating. Facilitated by two clinical experts in the field. Sirona Therapy Spa, 280 N Bedford Rd, Ste 301, Mt Kisco. Details: 914.241.0727. SironaTherapyspa.com.

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

ADD Just Doesn’t Add Up – 7-9pm. Is it really a short attention span? Learn 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.

THURSDAY, APRIL 7

New Moon Manifestation – 7-8pm. Together we manifest our hearts desires with the creative energies of the new moon. $10 newcomers. DG Sanctuary. 2 Lagrange Ave, Poughkeepsie 845.473.2206. DreamingGoddess.com.

SATURDAY, APRIL 9

5th Annual Sacred Being Health and Wellness Fair –10am-4pm. Free wellness workshops on Yoga Nidra, Earth Qi Gong; free Reiki, chakra clearings, reflexology, and more. Locust Grove Estate, 2683 South Rd, Rt 9, Poughkeepsie.Free admission. Info: ksaroop@priyacomm.com ; green-brain.org.

Reiki Master Class – Apr 9 & 10. 11am-5pm. With Marcus Feighery, Reiki master. $675. Synchronicity, 1511 Rte 22 Brewster. RSVP: 845.363.1765. SynchronicityNY.com.

Art of De-Slouchology – 1:30-4:30pm. Optimize mood, movement and overall well-being with Sandra Razieli. $45 members/$65 nonmembers in advance. The Yoga Studio, Club Fit, 584 N State Rd, Briarcliff Manor. Info: Audrey Brooks: 914.582.7816. YTAYoga.com.

Magical Awakening Level Two – 2-6pm. With Brett Bevell. Powerful energy healing training. Discover elemental energies of crystals, plants, mountains and winds from one’s fingertips. $240. The Center for Health and Healing, 4 Smith Ave, 2nd Flr, Mt Kisco. Center4Healing.net.

SUNDAY, APRIL 10

Center for Spiritual Living White Plains Foundation Classes – New series of 13 classes that introduce and fully explains the Science of Mind principles. White Plains. Info: 914.261.9119. Info: cslwp.org.

Tarot Soul Speak – 12:30-3:30pm. Beginners welcome. Six-month series. Build relationship with the cards and soul while learning to connect and use this tool. $270 if paid by first class. DG Sanctuary, 2 Lagrange Ave, Poughkeepsie. Register: 845.473.2206. DreamingGoddess.com.

Besom Broom Making Workshop – 1-5pm. These brooms often found inside a dwelling hanging with bristles up to ward off negative energies and to protect the home. $30. Hands of Serenity Healing, 1129 Main St, Fishkill. Register: 845.896.1915. HandsOfSerenityHealing.com.

MONDAY, APRIL 11

Gentle Flow Yoga – 1:30-2:30pm. $20 drop-in or purchase class card for reduced fee. Sirona Therapy Spa, 280 N Bedford Rd, Ste 301, Mt Kisco. Must register: 914.241.0727. SironaTherapySpa.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, Suite 203, Eastchester. Info: 914.793.2600. TheTemperanceCenter.com.

TUESDAY, APRIL 12

Kid’s Yoga & Creative Play Series – For children 5-10yrs old. Six consecutive weeks. SkyBaby Yoga Studio, 75 Main St, Cold Spg. 845.265.4444. SkyBabyYoga.com.

Tea & Stones – 6:30-7:30pm. Connect and learn about gems, stones and their incredible properties. Free. Dreaming Goddess, 44 Raymond Ave, Poughkeepsie. 845.473.2206. DreamingGoddess.com.

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 13

Gentle Flow Yoga – 11am-12pm. $20 drop-in or purchase class card for reduced fee. Sirona Therapy Spa, 280 N Bedford Rd, Ste 301, Mt Kisco. Must register: 914.241.0727. SironaTherapySpa.com.

Conquering Overwhelm & Boost Your Bottom Line – 12-2pm. Believe Inspire Grow (BIG) presents Maureen Jacobson, holistic business strategist/organizational development consultant. $15 optional lunch. The Burger Barn, 289 Rte 100, Somers. Info: 914.646.5766. BelieveInspireGrow.com.

Mindful Eating Support Group – 6:15-7:15pm. Four weeks. Help people get in shape and support healthy eating. Facilitated by two clinical experts in the field. Sirona Therapy Spa, 280 N Bedford Rd, Ste 301, Mt Kisco. Details: 914.241.0727. SironaTherapyspa.com.

BuddhaDharma Sangha – 7-8:30pm. With Derek Kolleeny of Westchester Buddhist Center. Learn to meditate instruction, meditation practice. Presentation on Buddhist meditation and insight. $10. The Center for Health and Healing, 4 Smith Ave, 2nd Flr, Mt Kisco. 914.260.1696. Center4Healing.net.

Tools for a Gentle Birth – 7-9pm. With Danielle Guillet. Learn signs and stages of labor and tools for navigating challenges of labor and childbirth. $40. Quest Yoga Arts, 11 E Main St, Mt Kisco. Register: 914.241.9642. QuestYogaArts.com.

THURSDAY, APRIL 14

Eight Reversible Causes of Alzheimer’s Presentation – 7:30-9pm. By Sharp Again Naturally, a 501(c)3 non-profit. For those concerned about Alzheimer’s for self or loved ones. Free. Finger Lakes School of Massage 272 N Bedford Rd, Mt Kisco. RSVP: 914.241.7363 x12.

FRIDAY, APRIL 15

Living with Purpose – 9:30am-5:30pm. 4/15 & 4/16. With Marcelo Cardos. Empowering journey of self-discovery frees up access to purpose and a more connected and fulfilling life. $395 includes lunch. Eileen Fisher Learning Lab, 50 South Buckhout Street, Irvington. Register: Eileenfisherlearninglab.com.

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

SATURDAY, APRIL 16

Reiki l – 11am-6pm. History of Reiki, uses, hand positions, scanning, chakras and Reiki techniques, Level I attunement and Reiki treatment. $125. Hands of Serenity Healing, 1129 Main St, Fishkill. Register/info: 845.896.1915. HandsOfSerenityHealing.com.

An Integrative Approach to Health: “How you treat your body today will determine your health tomorrow.” 12-2pm. Discussion with Dr. Timothy Morley of Tomorrow Medicine. Learn how to reach optimal health and protect the body for the future. Free. O2 Living Yellow Monkey Village, 792 Rt. 35 Cross River. RSVP/Info: 914.615.9004. tomorrowmedicine.com.

Energy Healing and Spirit Guides – 1-3pm. With Penny Lavin from One Light Healing Touch School. Connect to spirit guides for healing. Increase health and awareness. $25. Sacred Space, 436 Main St, Beacon. Register: Donna: 845.742.8494. SeekSacredSpace.com.

Beginner Bird Watching – 2pm. Use binoculars and field guides to learn how to identify birds by shape, behavior, plumage and more. Bring binoculars. $8 Non-members. Greenburgh Nature Center, 99 Dromore Rd. Scarsdale. Info: 914.723.3470.  Greenburghnaturecenter.org.

Kundalini Yoga & Live Music Event with Answer the Muse – 2-3:30pm. Music workshop led by band member and Kundalini instructor Jai Hari Meyerhoff, All levels. $20. Quest Yoga Arts, 11 E Main St, Mt Kisco. Register: 914.241.9642. QuestYogaArts.com.

Drumming with White Buffalo Calf Woman – 7-8:45pm. Led by Dorinda Gay. Songs, chanting and simple releasing ceremonies. Deeply experiential drumming experience. $48. The Center for Health and Healing, 4 Smith Ave, 2nd Flr, Mt Kisco. 914.260.1696. Center4Healing.net.

SUNDAY, APRIL 17

15th Annual Medicine Cancer Conference – 8:30am-4pm. Learn what to do to stay healthy and reduce cancer risk. $25 to register. SUNY New Paltz, Lecture Center. Info: 845.339.4673. BreastCancerOptions.org.

Yoga for Scoliosis – 10:30am-5:30pm. With Debra Wolk. For yoga teachers, body workers, movement therapists, teens and parents. Learn to work with students/clients with scoliosis. $150. Quest Yoga Arts, 11 E Main St, Mt Kisco. Register: 914.241.9642. QuestYogaArts.com.

Reiki ll – 11am-6pm. Reiki symbols, chakra balancing, history taking and client confidentiality. Guided meditation with the Reiki symbols to deepen understanding of them. $140. Hands of Serenity Healing, 1129 Main St, Fishkill. Register/returning students pricing info: 845.896.1915. HandsOfSerenityHealing.com.

Third Sunday Community Yoga – 11:30am-12:45pm. Admission by donation of personal care products for the Pawling Community Resource Center. Inner Balance Studio, Patterson. Info: InnerBalanceStudio.org.

Kything: The Art of Spiritual Presence – 2-5pm. With Sheila Pearl, MSW. Intuitive communication cutting through space and time, creating a lifeline for people wanting to connect with loved ones. $85. The Center for Health and Healing, 4 Smith Ave, 2nd Flr, Mt Kisco. Center4Healing.net.

MONDAY, APRIL 18

Gentle Flow Yoga – 1:30-2:30pm. $20 drop-in or purchase class card for reduced fee. Sirona Therapy Spa, 280 N Bedford Rd, Ste 301, Mt Kisco. Must register: 914.241.0727. SironaTherapySpa.com.

TUESDAY, APRIL 19

Herbal Magic Gathering – 6:30-7:30pm. Monthly lecture and mini workshop as we work with a specific herb, discussing its properties, uses and often basic how-to’s. Free. Dreaming Goddess, 44 Raymond Ave, Poughkeepsie. 845.473.2206. DreamingGoddess.com.

WEDESDAY, APRIL 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, Suite 203, Eastchester. Info: 914.793.2600. TheTemperanceCenter.com.

Gentle Flow Yoga – 11am-12pm. $20 drop-in or purchase class card for reduced fee. Sirona Therapy Spa, 280 N Bedford Rd, Ste 301, Mt Kisco. Must register: 914.241.0727. SironaTherapySpa.com.

Dutchess Community College Annual Wellness Fair – 10am-2pm. Meet and learn from local health and wellness practitioners.  College students and surrounding community attend free. 53 Pendell Rd., Poughkeepsie, NY, Ritz Lounge. Info: 845.431.8040.

Mindful Eating Support Group – 6:15-7:15pm. Four weeks. Structured to help people get in shape and support healthy eating. Facilitated by two clinical experts in the field. Sirona Therapy Spa, 280 N Bedford Rd, Ste 301, Mt Kisco. Details: 914.241.0727. SironaTherapyspa.com.

Quiet Audacity: An Evening Talk with Susan Cain and Eileen Fisher – 7:30pm.Two women of power, both self-defined introverts, give voice to their most authentic nature and how they have forged their own paths on their own terms (changing the world along the way). $20 in person; Free live-stream. Eileen Fisher Learning Lab, 50 South Buckhout Street, Irvington. Register: Eileenfisherlearninglab.com

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, APRIL 21

Holistic Mom’s Meeting with Vaccine Whistleblower by Kevin Barry, Esq – 7:30pm. Four legally recorded phone conversations between Dr. Brian Hooker, scientist investigating autism and vaccine research and Dr. William Thompson, senior scientist in vaccine safety. Rye Free Reading Room, 1061 Boston Post Rd. HolisticMoms.org.

SATURDAY, APRIL 23

8-Month Herbal Intensive Training Level 1 Certification Class – Meets once a month. Learn the healing properties of medicinal plants, remedy making techniques and formulation, herbal gardening and more. Green Girl Herbs & Healing. Info: 845.592.4609. Greengirlherbs.com.

Music & Mustangs at Lucky Orphans Horse Rescue – 12-6pm. Jay Taylor & Will Corey Perform a Musical Benefit at Lucky Orphans Horse Rescue.  ASPCA National Help a Horse Day celebration. LOHR, 2699 Route 22 for GPS/Navigation. Dover Plains. Info: 845.877.0685. LuckyOrphansHorseRescue.org.

Vegetable Garden Workshop – 2-4pm. Explore basic vegetable gardening from seed to table. Learn succession and companion planting. With Head Farmer, Max Zanke. $30. Hosted by Town of Yorktown Parks & Recreation. Hilltop Hanover Farm, 1271 Hanover St, Yorktown Heights. Info: 914.962.2368. HilltopHanoverFarm.org.

Women’s Full Moon Circle – 7-8:30pm. Non-denominational monthly gathering for women. Draw in the powerful energies of the full moon. $10. DG Sanctuary. 2 Lagrange Ave, Poughkeepsie. 845.473.2206. DreamingGoddess.com.

SUNDAY, APRIL 24

Awaken Wellness Fair – 10am-5pm. Large, lively and fun body-mind-spirit-green expo.  Wellness info, vendors, speakers, healers and intuitive readers. DoubleTree Hotel, 455 South Broadway, Tarrytown. Tickets available at the door or online. Pricing and Info: AwakenFairs.com.

Acupressure Facial Class – 10am-6pm. Learn the Jin Shin Do Acupressure Facial in 12 easy steps. 8 LMT CEUs. $125 advance. $150 door. Booklet included. Katonah. Preregister, Gail: 914.232.5754. JinshindoNY.com.

Introduction to Palmistry – 11:30am-1pm. With Joan Cara. $35. Synchronicity, 1511 Rte 22 Brewster. RSVP: 845.363.1765. SynchronicityNY.com.

Self-Healing – 1-3pm. With Penny Lavin. Learn how life-force energy flows, strengthen one’s immune system, release programming, stress and more. $25. One Light Healing Touch – Inner Balance Studio, 1072 Rte 311, Patterson. Register: 845.878.7800. Info: InnerBalanceStudio.org.

Natural Ways to Relieve Fear, Stress & Anxiety – 2-3:30pm. Workshop to help offer options including guided meditation, Reiki, EFT and hypnosis to lift and manage moods. Free. Quest Yoga Arts, 11 E Main St, Mt Kisco. Register: 914.241.9642. QuestYogaArts.com.

MONDAY, APRIL 25

Gentle Flow Yoga – 1:30-2:30pm. $20 drop-in or purchase class card for reduced fee. Sirona Therapy Spa, 280 N Bedford Rd, Ste 301, Mt Kisco. Must register: 914.241.0727. SironaTherapySpa.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, Suite 203, Eastchester. Info: 914.793.2600. TheTemperanceCenter.com.

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 27

Gentle Flow Yoga – 11am-12pm. $20 drop-in or purchase class card for reduced fee. Sirona Therapy Spa, 280 N Bedford Rd, Ste 301, Mt Kisco. Must register: 914.241.0727. SironaTherapySpa.com.

Mindful Eating Support Group – 6:15-7:15pm. Four weeks. Structured to help people get in shape and support healthy eating. Facilitated by two clinical experts in the field. Sirona Therapy Spa,

FRIDAY, APRIL 29

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, Suite 203, Eastchester. Info: 914.793.2600. TheTemperanceCenter.com.  280 N Bedford Rd, Ste 301, Mt Kisco. Details: 914.241.0727. SironaTherapyspa.com.

SATURDAY, APRIL 30

Day in Place and Tag Sale – 9:30am-3pm/tag sale. Gather, reflect, enjoy, anytime from dawn to dusk. Sale includes clothes, books, grandma’s attic, toys and housewares. Community Unitarian Universalist Congregation of White Plains. 468 Rosedale Ave. Info: cucwp.org.

Acupressure Facial Class – 9:30am-5:30pm. Learn the Jin Shin Do(R) Acupressure Facial in 12 easy steps. 8 LMT CEUs. $125 advance. $150 door. Booklet included. Mamaroneck. Preregister, Avra: 917.923.8731. Vrasway.MassageTherapy.com.

Spiritual Town Hall – 2-4:30pm. With Douglass DeCandia, Melissa Boyer, Hans Hallundbaek, Deborah Moldow and Danny Martin. Visioning Meeting for Nonsectarian Spiritual Center in Katonah. Area residents are invited to attend. Katonah United Methodist Church, 44 Edgemont Rd, Katonah. Info: 914.357.0072.

Energy Healing & Stress Reduction – 2-3:30pm. With Penny Lavin from One Light Healing Touch School. Lean self-healing practices, release stress and develop innate healing abilities. Free. Mt Kisco Library, 100 E Main St. Register, Library: 914.864.0038. Info: OLHT1.com.

Adapting Asana for Moms-to-Be – 2:30-7pm. Learn the profound changes occurring during pregnancy and how to modify poses to ensure class is beneficial and safe. $95. Quest Yoga Arts 11 E. Main St, Mt Kisco. Register: 914.241.9642. QuestYogaArts.com.

TUESDAY, MAY 3

Harvest for Health Farmers’ Market – May-Nov. 11-4pm.1st and 3rd Tues. NewYork-Presbyterian/Hudson Valley Hospital, 1980 Crompond Rd, Cortlandt Manor. Info: 914.734.3797. NYP.org/hudsonvalley.

WEDNESDAY, MAY 4

ADD Just Doesn’t Add Up – 7-9pm. Is it really a short attention span? Learn 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, MAY 6

Fearless Pruning – May 6-8. With Lee Reich. Learn how, why, and when to prune fruiting and ornamental plants for a bountiful garden. Omega Institute, 150 Lake Dr, Rhinebeck. 877.944.2002. eOmega.org.

The Power of Purpose in Life and Work – 9am-5pm. With Marcelo Cardoso and Eileen Fisher. Inquiry, exercises, personal reflection, case studies, and discussions on purpose and how it shapes personally and professionally. $295 includes lunch. Sun West Studio, 450 West 31st Street, 10th Floor, NYC. Register: Eileenfisherlearninglab.com.

 

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