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

Cover-Aug16-225The following events appear in Natural Awakenings – Westchester, Putnam, Dutchess NY, August 2016 Edition.

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UPCOMING EVENTS
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MONDAY, AUGUST 1

Pins & Pendants: Clay Wearables Camp –  9am -12pm. Aug 1-5. “If you can wear it, you can make it in clay!” Ages 8-12. $250/members; $270/non-members. Clay Art Center 40 Beech St, Port Chester. Register: 914.937.2047 or clayartcenter.org.

Table Time Clay Camp – 1-4pm. Aug 1-5. Celebrate the table as you make cups, plates, bowls and even some clay food to go with it. Ages 6-9. $250/members; $270/non-members. Clay Art Center 40 Beech St, Port Chester. Register: 914.937.2047 or clayartcenter.org.

Yoga for Me and You: Yoga for Two – 1-2pm. Instructed by Robin Cohen. Three-week series for kids ages 4-7 and their adults. Kent Library 17 Sybil’s Crossing, Kent Lakes. Register: 845.225.8585.

Coloring Club for Teens – Aug 1-22. 3-4:30pm. Weekly. Materials are provided or BYO. Registration not required. Program for teens entering 6th grade and up. Register: 914.232.5717. SomersLibrary.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, AUGUST 2

Outdoor Yoga Vinyasa Bliss – 6:30-8pm. With nOMad and SkyBaby instructor Vanessa Alfano. BYO mat and water. $15. No RSVP necessary. Presented by SkyBaby, Beacon Long Dock Park. SkyBabyYoga.com.

Connecting to Spirit with Renowned Medium – 7-9pm. Joan Carra. Participants find comfort and closure by opening up the channel between the living and the dead. $55. Wainwright House, 260 Stuyvesant Ave, Rye. Register: 203.531.6387. PychicJoanCarra.net.

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 3

Yoga, Sound Bath & Meditation – 5:30-7pm. With Regina Arabia and Karin Reetz. Experience yoga enhanced by the sacred sounds of Tibetan bowls, aromatherapy and Reiki. $40. Tovami Yoga, 112 W. Boston Post Rd, Mamaroneck. 914.618.4887; tovamiyoga.com.

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

Sound and Intuitive Healing Circle – 7-8:45pm. With Dorinda Gay, energy intuitive. Experiential circle of instrumental sound and energy healing. Love, joy and spirit guide this playful yet profound healing experience. $48 drop-in. Mt Kisco. Center4Healing.net.

Sunday, August 4

SunRaven Garden Workshop on Beekeeping – 1-3pm. Introduction to terms used in beekeeping and bee biology: roles of bees, hive types, tools and equipment. $30. Optional lunch and Garden Hands on Option available. 501 Guard Hill Rd, Bedford. Info: 914.218.3113.  SlowMedicine.org.

FRIDAY, AUGUST 5

The Healer’s Lounge – 9:30-11am. Holistic practitioners’ monthly networking event. Meet like-minded practitioners for networking and experiential holistic learning workshop. $10 drop-in. The Center for Health and Healing, 4 Smith Ave, 2nd Flr, Mt Kisco. Center4Healing.net.

Gentle Restorative Yoga – 11am-noon. With Sonya Sanmateur. Combining gentle movements with supported passive poses. Emphasis on breathing techniques, mindfulness and tools towards meditation. $25. 260 Stuyvesant Ave, Rye. 914.967.6080. Wainwright.org.

“Cladies” Night – 7-9pm. For adults interested in learning to use the potter’s wheel. Great date night or a girls’ night out. BYOB.  $50 per person.  Clay Art Center 40 Beech St, Port Chester. Register: 914.937.2047 or clayartcenter.org.

Join The Conversation Circle: Death Is A Myth – 7-9:30pm. Led by Gail Hicks medium and minister. $50 advance. $60 door. Benefits Barbara Giordano Foundation. The Woman’s Club of Dobbs Ferry, 54 Clinton Ave. Dobbs Ferry. Register: 914.686.8002.

Live Music at Clock Tower Grill – 8pm. Fridays through the summer. Upcoming acts include Whiskey Mystic Music (August 5), Jekyll and Hyde (August 12) and Rudy’s Backbeat (August 19). Clock Tower Grill, 512 Clock Tower Dr., Brewster. Info: 845.582.0574; ClockTowerGrill.com.

SATURDAY, AUGUST 6

Annual Butterfly Festival at Stony Kill – 11am-3pm. Rain date August 7. Education table, butterfly tent, master gardeners, children’s activities and vendors. Free. Stony Kill Farm, 79 Farmstead Lane, Wappingers Falls. Info: 845.831.3800. stonykill.org.

Master Class – 3:30-6:30pm. With Julian Paik. Three-hour epic journey into yoga bliss. $35. SkyBaby Yoga Studio, 75 Main St, Cold Spg. 845.265.4444. Register: SkyBabyYoga.com.

Sita’s Light Kirtan – 7-8:30pm. Devotional songs and moving trance mantras led by Sita Miriam Zernis-harmonium, Fumio Taniguchi-Tabla, Andrew Ciarelli-guitar and Byron Eddy-didgeridoo. Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 236 S Bedford Rd, Rte 172, Mt Kisco. Pricing info: 914.236.4503. Register: StarvisionsCommunity.org.

SUNDAY, AUGUST 7

Slow Medicine Cafe – 10am-12noon. relaxing farm to table Sunday brunch at SunRaven: The Home of Slow Medicine, a tranquil healing environment. $25. 501 Guard Hill Rd, Bedford. Info: 914.218.3113.  SlowMedicine.org.

A Day of Healing Workshop – 10am-5pm. Karen Ransom and Sharon Johnston from One Light Healing Touch School teach scanning, radiant and color energy healing for healing oneself and others. $150. Six NCBTMB CEUs. Rhinebeck. Register, Karen: 914.489.3559. RhinebeckBowenWork.com.

Reiki II – 11am-6pm. Learn sacred Reiki symbols, chakra balancing, history taking and client confidentiality. Experience guided meditation with Reiki symbols to deepen understanding of them. Hands of Serenity Healing, 1129 Main St, Fishkill. Register/pricing info: 845.896.1915. HandsOfSerenityHealing.com.

Change Your Thoughts Change Your Life – Noon-1:30pm. With Joan Carra. $40. Synchronicity, 1511 Rte 22, Brewster. RSVP: 845.363.1765. SynchronicityNY.com.

Dharma Sunday School – 12:30-2pm. Explore concepts like kindness, compassion and gratitude. Ages 5 and up. Donation. SkyBaby Yoga Studio, 75 Main St, Cold Spg. 845.265.4444. SkyBabyYoga.com.

Open Dance Party – 2:30-4:30pm. All ages, Our DJ provides the beats and vibrations to set us on a journey of self-expression. $10. SkyBaby Yoga, 75 Main St, Cold Spg. 845.265.4444. SkyBabyYoga.com.

Essential Yoga – 4-6pm. With Laura Jensen. Hip opening and back bending practice coupled with Essential Oils of peppermint, frankincense, wild orange and more. $30. Quest Yoga Arts, 11 E Main St, Mt Kisco. Preregister: 914.241.9642. QuestYogaArts.com.

MONDAY, AUGUST 8

Slow Medicine for Men – A Men’s ongoing group that provides the opportunity for men to awaken, while cultivating deep and meaningful relationships with other conscious men. $30. 501 Guard Hill Rd, Bedford. 914.218.3113. SlowMedicine.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, AUGUST 9

Summer Fun with Kids Beach Yoga – 5-6pm. With Susan Fried of Budding Buddhas and Tobi Kundid of Tovami Yoga. Beach Yoga at Harbor Island. Free parking and admission during class. Ages 8-12. After class tie dying. Bring t-shirt/tank top. $25. 914.618.4887; tovamiyoga.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, AUGUST 10

Free Yoga in the Park – 6:30-7:45pm. Rain date 8/3. For any level of flexibility (or lack thereof!) with Tovami Yoga teachers. Hosted by Westchester Parks Foundation and  Whole Foods Westchester.  Rye Playland Beach. Register: tovamiyoga.com/schedule or on Eventbrite.

Relationship as Spiritual Practice – 7-9:30pm. Mark A. Michaels and Patricia Johnson explore some elements of successful relating and provide tools for sustaining one’s connection. Finger Lakes School of Massage 272 N Bedford Rd, Mt Kisco. RSVP: 915.241.7363.

Film: Vaxxed7:30pm. Screening of Vaxxed, a documentary exploring the vaccine-autism controversy. Showcase Cinema de Lux Ridge Hill 12, 29 Fitzgerald Street in Yonkers. $14. Register: Gathr.US/screening/15959. Movie info: VaxxedTheMovie.com.

Thursday, August 11

Organic Chicken Pop-Up at Clock Tower Grill – 7pm. With celebrity chef David Santos. Clock Tower Grill, 512 Clock Tower Dr., Brewster. Reservations: 845.582.0574. Details ClockTowerGrill.com.

Evening of Intimacy for Couples – 7-9pm.  compassionate and comprehensive support for restoring life and regaining health, in body, mind, and spirit. Led by an integrative medicine doctor and a psycho-spiritual counselor. $50 per couple. 501 Guard Hill Rd, Bedford. Info: 914.218.3113.  SlowMedicine.org.

FRIDAY, AUGUST 12

Connecting Emotional Intelligence & Mindful Habit Change – Aug 12-14. With Tara Bennett-Goleman and Daniel Goleman. Discover personalized map to freedom from destructive habits on gentle path to awakening. Omega Institute, 150 Lake Dr, Rhinebeck. 877.944.2002. eOmega.org.

Tap Into the Power of Love – Aug 12-14. With James Van Praagh. Connect to the universal frequency of love and transform how one feels about love, life and death. Omega Institute, 150 Lake Dr, Rhinebeck. 877.944.2002. eOmega.org.

Gentle Restorative Yoga – 11am-noon. With Sonya Sanmateur. Combining gentle movements with supported passive poses. Emphasis on breathing techniques, mindfulness and tools towards meditation. $25. 260 Stuyvesant Ave, Rye. 914.967.6080. Wainwright.org.

Teen Interactive Movie: Harry Potter & the Sorcerer’s Stone – 3:15-5:45pm. Audience will have an active role in the showing of movies. Program for kids, teens and tweens entering 5th grade and up. Somers Library. Register: 914.232.5717. SomersLibrary.org.

“Cladies” Night – 7-9pm. For adults interested in learning to use the potter’s wheel. Great date night or a girls’ night out. BYOB.  $50 per person.  Clay Art Center 40 Beech St, Port Chester. Register: 914.937.2047 or clayartcenter.org.

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

SATURDAY, AUGUST 13

Soul Play Saturday – 11:30am-4:30pm. Monthly gathering to nurture one’s spirit at a retreat house. $75. Register by Aug 9. Future Soul Play Saturdays: Sept 10 and Oct 15. Cold Spring. Options for a full weekend retreat: AwakenyOurTrueEssence.com.

Group Energy Healing – 6-7:30pm. With Brett Bevell. $30. Synchronicity, 1511 Rte 22, Brewster. RSVP: 845.363.1765. SynchronicityNY.com.

SUNDAY, AUGUST 14

Akashic Records Certification Level 1 – 10am-1pm. With Kia Abilay. Learn to read the records through the Pathway Prayer Process. Prerequisite for Levels 2 and 3. Full certification in Sept. $125. Mt Kisco. Center4Healing.net.

Manifesting Monthly – Noon-1:30pm.With Carla Blaha $ 40. Synchronicity, 1511 Rte 22, Brewster. RSVP: 845.363.1765. SynchronicityNY.com.

MELT Method for Yoga – 5-7pm. With Joy Jacobson. Self-treatment technique that works by rebalancing nervous system and rehydrating connective tissue. Improve alignment, strength and breath. $25. Quest Yoga Arts, 11-13 E Main St, Mt Kisco.914.241.9642. QuestYogaArts.com.

MONDAY, AUGUST 15

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, AUGUST 17

Free Beginner Yoga for Law Enforcement – 2-3:30pm. Workshop tailored for police officers and open to men and women. With Peggy Belles (retired police officer and yoga teacher) and Dee Yergo (yoga and meditation teacher). Tovami Yoga, 112 W. Boston Post Rd, Mamaroneck. 914.618.4887; tovamiyoga.com

Tarot Wisdom Gathering – 6:30pm. BYO Tarot deck. Each month a card will be chosen to discuss and journey into with open minds and hearts. $10. DG Sanctuary. 2 Lagrange Ave, Poughkeepsie. 845.473.2206. DreamingGoddess.com.

Eyes and the Brain – 7-9pm. Vision is more than 20/20 eyesight. Learn to reduce visual stress and make efficient use of one’s vision. Free. Dr. Samantha Slotnick, 495 Central Park Ave, Ste 301, Scarsdale. RSVP, Jane: 914.874.1177. DrSlotnick.com.

THURSDAY, AUGUST 18

Lobster Bake at Clock Tower Grill – Outside on the patio weather permitting. With Executive Chef and owner Rich Parente who sources local, sustainable, organic and GMO-free ingredients. Clock Tower Grill, 512 Clock Tower Dr., Brewster. Reservations: 845.582.0574.

FRIDAY, AUGUST 19

Transformational Speaking: Introductory Workshop – Aug 19-21. With Gail Larsen. Learn to speak from a place of personal power and authenticity. Omega Institute, 150 Lake Dr, Rhinebeck. 877.944.2002. eOmega.org.

Gentle Restorative Yoga – 11am-noon. With Sonya Sanmateur. Combining gentle movements with supported passive poses. Emphasis on breathing techniques, mindfulness and tools towards meditation. $25. 260 Stuyvesant Ave, Rye. 914.967.6080. Wainwright.org.

Numerology 101 – 7pm. Learn basics of Kabbalistic Numerology and calculate one’s life lesson and path numbers. $30. Hands of Serenity Healing, 1129 Main St, Fishkill. Register: 845.896.1915. HandsOfSerenityHealing.com.

This is Spinal Zap: Powerful Group Healing for Karmic Release – 7-8:30pm. Brett Bevell, Reiki master, combines variety of energy modalities to release karmic conditioning, emotional obstacles held in the spine. $30 advance $35 door. Mt Kisco. Center4Healing.net.

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

Shamanic Journey Circle – 7-9pm. Through rhythmic drumming in guided meditation, transcend one’s conscious state and journey to meet the many helping spirits around us. No experience necessary. $20. DG Sanctuary. 2 Lagrange Ave, Poughkeepsie. 845.473.2206. DreamingGoddess.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, AUGUST 20

Intro Workshop to 95-Hour Teens & Children Certification – 1:30-3:30pm. Includes yoga games and activities used to help young people self-regulate, focus and reduce stress. $40. 260 Stuyvesant Ave, Rye. 914.967.6080. Wainwright.org.

Awaken to Mediumship and Open Channeling – 6-8pm. With Psychic Medium Ravenmoon and Shaman Elka Boren. $40. Synchronicity, 1511 Rte 22, Brewster. RSVP: 845.363.1765. SynchronicityNY.com.

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, AUGUST 21

Permaculture Teacher Training for Women – Aug 21-26. With Lisa DePiano and Pandora Thomas. Honor, celebrate and explore diversity and leadership while practicing teaching permaculture for various formats. Omega Institute, 150 Lake Dr, Rhinebeck. 877.944.2002. eOmega.org.

Ashtanga Yoga on the Lawn – 1:30-2:30pm. Free. 260 Stuyvesant Ave, Rye. 914.967.6080. Wainwright.org.

Crystal Workshop – 5-7pm. With Psychic Medium Ravenmoon. $40. Synchronicity, 1511 Rte 22 Brewster. RSVP: 845.363.1765. Info: SynchronicityNY.com.

Restorative Workshop – 5-7pm. With Soledad Soriano-Kaplan. All levels/all ages. Relax and let go of “have to’s” and “shoulds” for health and well-being. $25 advance. $30 door. Quest Yoga Arts, 11 E Main St, Mt Kisco. Register: 914.241.9642. QuestYogaArts.com.

Back to school with Acupuncture and Meditation – 5-6:30pm. Discussion and demonstration on benefits of acupuncture for stress reduction, digestive issues, emotional eating, addictive behaviors and more. Led by Licensed Acupuncturist. $40. Hygeia Integrated Health, 3505 Hill Blvd, Suite K Yorktown Heights. Register in advance: 914.352.6116. hygeiaintegratedhealth.com.

MONDAY, AUGUST 22

StarVisions Healing Circle – 7-9pm. With Anne Bentzen, Reiki master. Stress reduction and health enhancement achieved through deep relaxation with Reiki. Max 18. $20. $15 students. Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 236 S Bedford Rd, Mt Kisco. Preregistration: 914.588.4079.

TUESDAY, AUGUST 23

Herbal Magic Gathering – 6:30-7:30pm. Monthly hour lecture and mini workshop working 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.

THURSDAY, AUGUST 25

Conscious Parenting in the Age of Addictions – 7-8:30 pm. Learn to recognize the dangers and warning signs of drug abuse and how to empower your children to make healthy choices. $40. Hygeia Integrated Health, 3505 Hill Blvd, Suite K Yorktown Heights. Register in advance: 914.352.6116. hygeiaintegratedhealth.com.

FRIDAY, AUGUST 26

Free Will Is Our Destiny – With Eben Alexander, MD and Karen Newell. Explore one’s life purpose, greater consciousness and boundaries of self and gift of free will in life. Omega Institute, 150 Lake Dr, Rhinebeck. 877.944.2002. eOmega.org.

SATURDAY, AUGUST 27

Spirit Circle – 10-11:30am. With Joann Fiallo. $35. Synchronicity, 1511 Rte 22 Brewster. RSVP: 845.363.1765. Info: SynchronicityNY.com.

Barbara Brennan  Workshop – 10am-5pm Aug 27 and 9am-4pm Aug 28. J. Jorge Barrieu leads this Hands of Light weekend workshop. Lecture and hands-on exercises. $325 includes lunch both days. 12 CE contact hours. Renaissance Westchester Hotel , 80 West Red Oak Lane, West Harrison. Info: 561.620.8767, BarbaraBrennan.com.

SUNDAY, AUGUST 28

Intuitive Healing Group – Noon-1:30pm. With Joan Carra. $40. Synchronicity, 1511 Rte 22 Brewster. RSVP: 845.363.1765. Info: SynchronicityNY.com.

Back to School with Biofeedback – Learn how biofeedback can help students with performance anxiety as well as improving focus and concentration in schoolwork, exams, and sports. Free.  Hygeia Integrated Health, 3505 Hill Blvd, Suite K Yorktown Heights. Register in advance: 914.352.6116. hygeiaintegratedhealth.com.

MONDAY, AUGUST 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, Ste 203, Eastchester. 914.793.2600. TheTemperanceCenter.com.

TUESDAY, AUGUST 30

Film: Just Eat It – 6:30pm. Film Tackles Problem of Food Waste. Screening followed by a panel discussion featuring Gabriela Munoz of Roots and Wings. Free. The Greenburgh Public Library, 300 Tarrytown Rd., Elmsford. Info: 914.721.8200.

Eating Disorder Support Group – last Tuesdays. 7:30-8:30pm. Eating Disorder Support Group, led by LCSW and Clinical Nutritionist, discuss and resolve issues around relationships with food. Free. Info/register 914.352.6116. Hygeia Integrated Health, 3505 Hill Blvd, Suite K Yorktown Heights. hygeiaintegratedhealth.com.

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 1

James Pulley Art Exhibit – Sept 1-30. The Columbus Framing Gallery is exhibiting the paintings of intuitive healer and artist James Pulley. Contact James at 914.356.6830. Gallery is located at 24 Columbus Ave., Tuckahoe.

 

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