Natural Awakenings Calendar Listings for September, 2017 in Westchester, Putnam and Dutchess, NY.

The following events appear in Natural Awakenings – Westchester, Putnam, Dutchess NY, September 2017 Edition.

For additional event listings, updates and changes, visit our free online calendar on our main website at WakeUpNaturally.com.

UPCOMING EVENTS
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SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 2

The Return of the Goddess: 25th Anniversary Celebration – 11am-Noon. Meet local author, Elizabeth Cunningham, best known for The Maeve Chronicles. Hear about her journey to and with the Goddess. Share one’s personal story. Free. Dreaming Goddess 44 Raymond Ave, Poughkeepsie. 845.473.2206. DreamingGoddess.com.

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 3

Yoga Life Training at Hiddenbrooke – Sept 3-Dec 2. Explore and gain a better understanding of the subtle teachings of yoga as a gateway to inner peace. $695. 162 Hiddenbrooke Dr, Beacon. Info: Shannon Murphy: 347.489.8406. Facebook.com/BeaconYogaCenter.

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

MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 4

Adult Guided Channeling/Meditation Group – 7:15-8:15pm. With Merrill Black. Unique theme, meditation, group discussion. $20. The Temperance Center, 453 White Plains Rd, Ste 203, Eastchester. 914.793.2600. TheTemperanceCenter.com.

TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 5

The Art of Herbal Medicine Making Series – 7:30-9:30pm. Seven-session program. Learn to transform plants into herbal medicine. Herbs are magical. Creating one’s own medicines is not difficult. Bonnie’s Herbals, 13 Tappan Ter, Briarcliff. Info, Bonnie Rogers: 914.923.4346. BonniesHerbals.com.

Wednesday September 6

Full Moon Gong Bath – 7-8:30pm. Gentle Kundalini Yoga Kriya, meditation and long relaxation accompanied by the healing sounds sacred gongs. All welcome. Golden Prana Yoga, 223 Katonah Ave, Katonah. 914.232.3473, goldentempleyoga.com.

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 7

Oldtone Roots Music Festival – Sept 7-10. Family-friendly full camping festival with kid’s activities, dancing, workshops, contests, farm-to-table food, libations, music and more. Cool Whisper Farm, N Hillsdale. Music Galore and Yoga: MajesticHudson.com. Register: OldToneMusicFestival.com.

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 8

Crossover Yoga Project Yoga Teacher Training – Sept 8-10. Learn how to empower at risk teen girls through mindful, trauma informed yoga and art curriculum. $275. PranaMoon Yoga, 1000 N Division St, 2H, Peekskill. Info, Elisha Simpson: 914.319.4010. CrossoverYogaProject.org.

Luminate Your Brain through Optimal Nutrition – 1pm. Lecture provides participants with the latest information on the mechanism behind brain health and the foods that simultaneously feed body, fuel the brain maximize cognitive health. Register:  SomersLibrary.org.

Mediumship Circle – 7-8:30pm.With Carla Blaha. $40. Synchronicity, 1511 Rte 22 Brewster. Synchronicity. Register: 845.363.1765. SynchronicityNY.com.

Adult Guided Channeling/Meditation Group – 7:15-8:15pm. With Merrill Black. Unique theme, meditation, group discussion. $20. The Temperance Center, 453 White Plains Rd, Ste 203, Eastchester. 914.793.2600. TheTemperanceCenter.com.

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 9

Pet Adoption Event – Noon-3pm. Sponsored by NuSpecies. Participating Rescues: Pets Alive, Orange County Barkers and more. NuSpecies Courtyard, 427 Main St, parking lot in rear, Beacon. Details: 845.440.7458. Nuspecies.com.

Tantra Yoga – 1:30–4:30pm. With Todd Norian. Release chronic pain with Ashaya Yoga and tantric teachings followed by Kirtan. $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.

Yin Yoga & Meditation – 4:30-6pm. Yin yoga hydrates connective tissues and gives internal organs a much needed massage. Quest Yoga Arts 11 E. Main St. Mt. Kisco. Pre-register: questyogaarts.com or 914.241.YOGA.

Sound Healing with Tibetan Bowls – 5:30-7pm. with Michelle Clifton, Master Sound Healer.  Experience deep relaxation in this magical session of Tibetan Singing Bowls, crystal bowls, and chimes. Advance: $35; at door: $40. Mt. Kisco. Info: 914.447.0822; Center4Healing.net.

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 10

Greet the Sun – 8:45-9:45am. New weekly class on Sundays. Start the day right with traditional sun salutation, pranayama and meditation. Quest Yoga Arts 11 E. Main St. Mt. Kisco. Register: questyogaarts.com or 914.241.YOGA.

Natural Awakenings Wellness Tent: Hudson Valley Regional Farmers Market – 10am-2pm. Complimentary BEMER sessions. Learn About ionic foot detox and more. 15 Mt. Ebo Rd, Brewster.

A Retreat Day in Cold Spring – 11am-3pm. A day to nurture one’s spirit with Mary Ellen O’Brien and Kacey Morabito Grean. Limited seating available. AwakenYourTrueEssence.com.

Double Workshop: Pilates and Lymphatics and Historical Pilates Exercises – 11am-6pm. Workshops hosted by Sean Gallagher and Elaine Ewing. $250. Rhinebeck Pilates, 6400 Montgomery St. 845.876.5686. RhinebeckPilates.com.

Essentials for a More Easeful Birth – 12:30-4:30pm.  Learn effective, practical coping strategies for labor and much more. Quest Yoga Arts 11 E. Main St. Mt. Kisco. Pre-register: questyogaarts.com or 914.241.YOGA.

An Evening with Gurunam Singh – 7-9pm. Chanting, meditation and live music. $45, Save $10 with Early bird pricing until 9/3.  All welcome. Golden Prana Yoga, 223 Katonah Ave, Katonah. 914.232.3473, goldentempleyoga.com.

MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 11

Free Health Lecture: Ayruveda and Skin Disorders – 12:30-2pm. Presented by Dr. Kaushik’s Ayurvedic and Naturopathic Clinic. Armonk Library, 19 Whippoorwill Rd E, Armonk. 914.273.3887. DrKaushik.com.

Groovin’ Flow – 7-8:15pm. New weekly class on Mondays. Get into a yoga groove and shake out the Monday blahs with this glow flow. Quest Yoga Arts 11 E. Main St. Mt. Kisco. Register: questyogaarts.com or 914.241.YOGA.

Energy Healing Circle 7-9pm. Led by Anne Bentzen. Stress reduction, emotional and physical pain relief through deep relaxation.  Discover natural healing solutions with Reiki in group setting. $25. Golden Prana, 223 Katonah Ave, Katonah. Register: starvisionscommunity.org. 914.236.4503.

Adult Guided Channeling/Meditation Group – 7:15-8:15pm. With Merrill Black. Unique theme, meditation, group discussion. $20. The Temperance Center, 453 White Plains Rd, Ste 203, Eastchester. 914.793.2600. TheTemperanceCenter.com.

TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 12

Hatha Yoga Level 1 – 9:30-10:55am. New weekly class on Tuesdays. Enjoy a traditional hatha class as taught by Swami Satchidananda. Quest Yoga Arts 11 E. Main St. Mt. Kisco. Register: questyogaarts.com or 914.241.YOGA.

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.

Hip-Hop Yoga – 7:15pm. Join Tasia for a sweat inducin’ and beats a bumpin’ yoga experience. This creatively sequenced flow is a hybrid where hip hop twerkin’ meets hot Vinyasa. $20 non-members. Saw Mill Club 77 Kensico Drive, Mt. Kisco. Info: sawmillclub.com.

WEDNEDAY, SEPTMBER 13

Natural Way to Overcome Addictions – 7-8pm. Simple, effective method for quitting smoking, alcohol, easy, natural weight loss and overcoming other everyday addictions. 80 percent success rate. Simpler than most would believe. Briarcliff location. RSVP: 914.705.1805. Weiss-Method.com.

Vision & Success in School – 7-9pm. As many as 25% of children in any classroom have vision problems that keep them from reaching their potential. Free. Dr. Samantha Slotnick, 495 Central Park Ave, Ste 301, Scarsdale. RSVP w/ Jane: 914.874.1177. DrSlotnick.com.

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 14

Luminate Your Brain through Optimal Nutrition – 1-2pm. Latest information on the mechanism behind brain health and the foods by Putnam Independent Living Services. Kent Public Library, 17 Sybil’s Crossing, Kent Lakes. Register: 845.225.8585. Kentlibrary.org.

Breathing Techniques and Meditation to Reduce Stress – 6-7:30 pm. With Manjula Khanna. Learn to use the tools of meditation and breath to get to a calm and centered mind and gain access to unlimited energy. Register: 914.232.5717. SomersLibrary.org.

Restorative Yoga – 7-8:30pm. With Patricia Castimore. Rebalance body and mind focusing on breath and body sensation. Props used to assist. All levels. $20 drop-in. Sacred Spirit Yoga and Healing Arts Center, 343 Broadway, Dobbs Ferry. SacredSpiritYogaCenter.org.

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 15

Prenatal Yoga – 5:30pm. Fridays Sept. 15, 22, 29, Oct 6 and 13. Details: beBhaktiyoga.com. $18 drop-in, $80 for 5 weeks series. beBhakti Yoga Center. 89 Dewindt St Beacon. One block off Main St, behind Library. 845.440.8855.

Monthly Reiki Circle – 7-8:30pm. Reiki is a recognized Natural Healing System that supports the body’s innate healing ability. The Center for Healing Reiki Community Healing Circle will bring together like-minded Souls to share in the Collective Consciousness using Reiki Energy. Mt. Kisco. Info: 914.864.0462 ; Center4Healing.net.

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

Sound Healing & Tibetan Singing Bowls – 7:30-8:30pm. With Michelle Clifton. Awaken the bodies innate healing abilities and re-tune. $25 donation. SkyBaby Yoga & Pilate’s Studio, 75 Main St, Cold Spg. Register: 845.265.4444.

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 16

Beyond Ayurveda – With Michelle Briks (9/16, 9/24-25). For yoga teachers, learn the wisdom to this ancient healing practice. Can be taken for YACEP credits or as part of SMC Ohra Yoga 300 hour teacher training. Saw Mill Club 77 Kensico Drive, Mt. Kisco. Info: sawmillclub.com.

Exhale to Inhale: Trauma Informed Yoga Training – 9am-6pm. Students will gain tangible trauma-informed yoga tools, learning how to modify yoga to make it more trauma sensitive and inclusive to all communities. $375. Register/info: FireFlyFishkill.com.

Integrative Health Fair – 1-4pm. Dr. Kaushik’s Ayurvedic and Naturopathic Clinic will participate in fair. Heritage Hills, Rte 202, off Rte 100, Somers. DrKaushik.com.

Saturday, September 16

Being Sensitive is a Sacred Gift! – 2-5:30pm, with Dana Canneto.  For sensitive  woman ready to become empowered. Sensitive people are gifted, highly intuitive individuals and healers that have great insights and awareness. Learn to embrace this quality, trust it, and experience JOY! Mt. Kisco. Info: 914.419.2238; Center4Healing.net.

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 17

Yoga & Brunch with Africa Yoga Project – 10am/practice with teachers visiting teachers from Kenya; 11:30am/community brunch and documentary. Register/info: FireFlyFishkill.com.

Goddess at Quest Yoga Arts – 10:30-11:45am. New weekly class on Sundays. An opportunity for women during the peri and menopausal stage of life to celebrate the inner wise woman. Quest Yoga Arts 11 E. Main St. Mt. Kisco. Register: questyogaarts.com or 914.241.YOGA.

Interfaith Sunday – 10:30am-12pm. U.N. International Day Peace. Guest: Tantra Master Kulavadhuta Satpurananda and re-dedication of the Chapel Peace Pole. The Chapel at Croton Falls, 609, Rt 22, Croton Falls. Parking across street. Info: chapelatcrotonfalls.org.

Reiki I Training and Attunements – 10:30am-5:30pm. Receive attunements for first level Reiki. Learn history, basic hand positions and techniques and ways to use this spiritually guided life force energy for healing. $195 manual included. Yorktown Hts. 914.384.9983.

Reiki I Training and Attunements – 11am-6pm Receive attunements for first level of Reiki. Learn the history, basic hand positions and techniques and ways to use this spiritually guided life force energy for healing oneself and others. Manual included. $195. Yorktown Hts. 914.384.9983.

Journey Through Birth – 12:30-4:30pm. Learn about common procedures associated with birth and what to expect during those first hours with newborn. Quest Yoga Arts 11 E. Main St. Mt. Kisco. Pre-register: questyogaarts.com or 914.241.YOGA.

Mastering Energy for Psychic Development Class – 1-3pm. With Zhenya Amditis. Students will refine understanding of energy for spirit  communication. Meditation, chakra balancing learning to read energy. $30. Golden Prana, 223 Katonah Ave, Katonah Register: starvisionscommunity.org. 914.236.4503.

Yoga for the Ages – 1-4pm. A day long festival of yoga and mindfulness for kids, teens, adults, families. Special guest, live music, demos and more. $20/$40. Kids free. Wainwright House. 914.967.6080. Wainwright.org.

MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 18

Free Health Lecture: Seasonal Detoxing—How to Do It Safely and Gently – 12:30-2pm. Presented by Dr. Kaushik’s Ayurvedic and Naturopathic Clinic. Armonk Library, 19 Whippoorwill Rd E, 914.273.3887. DrKaushik.com.

Kids Yoga – 3:30-4:30pm. New weekly class on Mondays, for ages 6 to 8 years. An opportunity for kids to move, dance, sing and enjoy yoga. Quest Yoga Arts 11 E. Main St. Mt. Kisco. Register: questyogaarts.com or 914.241.YOGA.

Introduction to Kundalini Yoga & Meditation – 7-8:30pm. Suitable for beginners. Classes focus on aspects of the practice such as breath, posture and mantra. A Kriya will be practiced to put teaching into action. Golden Prana Yoga, 223 Katonah Ave, Katonah. 914.232.3473, goldentempleyoga.com.

Monthly Reiki Circle – 7-8:45pm. With Reiki Master Beth Bierko. An evening of giving and receiving this healing energy. Beginners, drop-ins welcome. $20 suggested donation. Ixchel Center, Hartsdale. 914.384.9983.

TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 19

Kids Yoga – 3:30-4:30pm. New weekly class on Mondays, for ages 9 to 11 years. An opportunity for kids to move, dance, sing and enjoy yoga. Quest Yoga Arts 11 E. Main St. Mt. Kisco. Register: questyogaarts.com or 914.241.YOGA.

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

Westchester Holistic Network – 7-8:30pm. The ManKind Project, a nonprofit training and education organization that hosts life-changing experiential personal development programs for men. Free WHN members and first-timers. $10 repeat nonmembers. Ixchel Center, Hartsdale. Register: bit.ly/2wM2LKQ.

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 20

Quit Alcohol Simply and Permanently: Weiss Method Info-Lecture – 1-2pm. Learn natural, simple, highly effective method to overcome smoking, sugar, alcohol and other everyday habits and addictions. Free lecture, Q&A. Briarcliff location. RSVP: 914.705.1805. Weiss-Method.com.

Curing Addiction from the Core: Weiss Method Info-Lecture – 7-8pm. Learn natural, simple, highly effective method for overcoming everyday addictions ranging from alcohol to nicotine, sugar and weight loss. Free Lecture, Q&A. Briarcliff location. Register: 914.705.1805. Weiss-Method.com.

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 21

Autumnal Equinox Sound Bath Healing – 7-8:30pm. Musicians Celine Daly and Julie Harris use healing and energizing sounds of Himalayan bowls, crystal bowls, gongs, flutes and other vibrational instruments. $20. Sacred Spirit Yoga and Healing Arts Center, 343 Broadway, Dobbs Ferry. SacredSpiritYogaCenter.org.

New Moon Gathering – 7-8:30pm. Use the lunar cycle to realize  intentions. Guided meditations and ritual facilitated by astrologer Pamela Cucinell. BYP notebook. $20 WHN members. $25 nonmembers. Ixchel Center, Hartsdale. Register: 917.796.6026.

Astrology Down to Earth: A Beginner’s Guide to Modern Astrology – 7-9pm. With Kathryn Andren. Learn the essentials of modern astrology for self-awareness and empowerment. Music, movement and meditation. $150 six classes. DG Sanctuary. 2 Lagrange Ave, Poughkeepsie. 845.473.2206. DreamingGoddess.com.

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 22

Lighten Up Your Autumn Spirit Weekend Solstice Retreat – Sept 22-24. Nature, yoga, meditation and creativity. Relax and renew at the foot of the Shawangunk Mountains. Audrey’s Farmhouse B+B, Wallkill. Register, Jen: 917.991.4588. MajesticHudson.com.

Candlelight Labyrinth Walk – 6pm.  To celebrating the Fall Equinox with meditative cello music. Suggested donation to musician $15.  South Salem. Info: AndreaCandee.com.

Roland Comtois: Validating the Afterlife – 6-8pm. Roland Comtois international medium and Spirit guide Roland delivers channeled messages for the soul of eternal love, hope and healing. $80. Bedford Presbyterian Church, 44 Village Green, Bedford. Register: starvisionscommunity.org. 914.236.4503.

The Basics of Working with Essential Oils – 6:30pm. Delve into aromatic, invigorating and healing world of aromatherapy and essential oils. For beginners. Learn basics and make a custom blend to take home. $20. DG Sanctuary. 2 Lagrange Ave, Poughkeepsie 845.473.2206. DreamingGoddess.com.

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 23

Hudson Valley Vegfest – 9/23 & 9/24. Major vegan living expo, featuring vegan food, cooking demos, clothing, fitness presentations by award-winning vegan athletes, speakers, music and film and more. Gold’s Gym in Poughkeepsie. Info: HVVegfest.org.

Ayurveda: A Preventative Health System for the Ages – 9am-4pm. Discover one’s personal constitution, Learn practical tips for improving health and well-being. $135/$150. Wainwright House. 914.967.6080. Wainwright.org.

SOULFUL TEENS – 10-11:30am. With Melanie Ryan, LCSWR. For deep thinker who like meaningful conversation.  For teens looking for like-minded spiritual teens. In this 8 week course, come and connect with “old souls” who value emotional & intuitive intelligence. Mt. Kisco. Info: 914.260.1696. Center4Healing.net.

Herbs for Health: Fall Medicinal Weed Walk – 10am-Noon. We’ll walk around Hilltop Hanover Farm observing the medicinal plants, what they look like, how they can help people and how to use them. $15. Hilltop Hanover Farms. Bonnie Rogers: 914.923.4346. BonniesHerbals.com.

Death Café – 10:30am-12:30pm. Katonah Village Library, 26 Bedford Rd, Katonah. Free. No registration necessary. Info: deathcafe.com

Sacred Stones Level I – 11am-1pm. With Joann Fava. $45. Synchronicity, Brewster. Register: 845.363.1765. SynchronicityNY.com.

Creative Yoga Journey to Hollywood – 1-2pm. Explore an imaginative journey as one practices yoga postures—asana with an interconnected story line. $15/$20. Wainwright House. 914.967.6080. Wainwright.org.

Bladder and Pelvic Floor Health – 1:30-4pm. A Workshop for women of all ages. One-third of women ages 30-70 experience bladder control problems. Learn how to prevent or lessen these issues. Quest Yoga Arts 11 E. Main St. Mt. Kisco. Pre-register: questyogaarts.com or 914.241.YOGA.

Essential Oils for Health & Wellness – 2-4pm. With Danielle Guillet, LMT. Learn how to use oils for health related issues: common cold, flu, bronchitis, sinusitis, allergies, and weak immune system. Mt. Kisco. Info: Center4Healing.net; 914.864.0462

Harvest Square Dance – 6pm. Rain or shine. With master caller from Foot & Fiddle Dance Company. Benefits Sierra Club. Locally produced food and wine. Faraway Farm Alpacas, Yorktown. HarvestSquareDance.BrownPaperTickets.com. Info, call George 914.772.3916.

Adult Guided Channeling/Meditation Group – 7:15-8:15pm. With Merrill Black. Unique theme, meditation, group discussion. $20. The Temperance Center, 453 White Plains Rd, Ste 203, Eastchester. 914.793.2600. TheTemperanceCenter.com.

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 24

Forest Ecology Walk in Dutchess – 10am. With Dr. Charles Canham, forest ecologist. Two-mile interpretive walk along the Wappinger Creek Trail. Free. Walk begins at th Cary Institute of Ecosystem Studies (Gifford House) parking area, 2917 Sharon Turnpike (Rt. 44) Millbrook. Info/register: CaryInstitute.org.

Higher Self Connecting Circle – Sept 24, Oct 8, 22 and Nov 5. 11am-12:30pm. Powerful two-month program to shift one’s vibration and align with higher self. Includes four-group meetings and four-individual coaching sessions. Cold Spring. AwakenYourTrueEssence.com.

Sugar Addiction and Overeating Solution: Weiss Method Info-Lecture NYC – Noon-1pm. Learn a method to lose weight, overcome nicotine, alcohol, overeating and sugar addictions. Free lecture, Q&A. NYC location, E37th btwn Park & Lex. Reservation: 914.705.1805. Weiss-Method.com.

Annual Holistic Wellness Fair – noon-4pm. Interactive workshops and demos about the holistic ideology of healing and sustaining wellness. Music and refreshments. Admission free; buy raffle tickets to receive services. Benefits Crossover Yoga Project. Info: 914.930.8800; cortlandtwellness.com.

Intro to Arm Balances –1-3pm. With Lauren Magarelli. Learn how to playfully tackle arm balances and see how they are all connected. $30. beBhakti Yoga Center. 89 Dewindt St Beacon. One block off Main St., behind Library. bebhaktiyoga.com.

Natural Way to Overcome Addictions – 1-2pm. Learn simple, effective method for quitting smoking, alcohol, easy, natural weight loss and overcoming other everyday addictions. NYC location, E37th btwn Park & Lex. RSVP: 914.705.1805. Weiss-Method.com.

MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 25

40 Days to Personal Revolution – 7:30pm. Meets weekly. Great opportunity to reset, look at what participants want to have happen and create it. Asana, meditation and inquiry practice. Register/info: FireFlyFishkill.com.

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 27

Carol Essig: Angelic Realm and Enlightened Beings – 7-9pm. With Carol Essig, professional channel. Enjoy meditation and receive channeled energy healing touch of Divine Energy. $25. Golden Prana, 223 Katonah Ave., Katonah. Register: starvisionscommunity.org. 914.236.4503.

Adult Guided Channeling/Meditation Group – 8-9pm. With Merrill Black. Unique theme, meditation, group discussion. $20. The Temperance Center. 453 White Plains Rd, Ste 203, Eastchester. 914.793.2600. TheTemperanceCenter.com.

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 28

New York Unit of The Herb Society of America 69th Annual Herb Fair – 11am-2pm. Lunch and traditional lovage soup available, plus gourmet foods, baked goods, herbs, plants, books and gifts. Free admission. John Jay Homestead, 400 Rte 22, Katonah. Info: JohnJayHomestead.org.

Meditation for Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction – 7-8:30pm. With Patricia Bloom. Learn foundational practice of bringing attention to present moment, observing what is happening without judgment. All levels. $20. Sacred Spirit Yoga and Healing Arts Center, 343 Broadway, Dobbs Ferry. SacredSpiritYogaCenter.org.

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 29

Yoga & Kirtan Vinyasa Yoga Practice – Co-lead by Julia Zern and Tara Gilman with joyful music, chanting and community gathering to follow in Firefly Juice Bar. $15 drop-in. Register/info: FireFlyFishkill.com.

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 30

Create Your Home Spiritual Refuge –10am-3pm. Zhenya  Amditis teaches how to clear, raise energy and create sacred space. BYO Lunch. Then Jenn Yates shares design elements for a spiritual garden using feng shui principles. $60. Armonk. Register: starvisionscommunity.org. 914.236.4503.

Forrest Yoga – 12:30-3:30pm. Practice and principles. Sequences to spread breath throughout the body and remove emotional shielding deep within muscular system. $45/$50/$55. Wainwright House. 914.967.6080. Wainwright.org.

Kirtan Celebration, beBhakti 1 Year Birthday Party – 7-9 pm. Listen to the music of the Hammer Dulcimer, Tabla and Harmonium while taken effortlessly into mantra. $15. beBhakti Yoga Center. 89 Dewindt St Beacon. One block off Main St., behind Library. bebhaktiyoga.com.

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 1

Support Connection Support-A-Walk – Three-mile walkathon to celebrate or pay tribute to those affected by these diseases. Proceeds help fund Support Connection’s free programs and services. FDR Park in Yorktown Heights. Info: 914.962.6402; SupportConnection.org.

Natural Awakenings’ 10th Year Celebration Party – 1-4pm. All invited. $5 suggested donation to Hilltop Hanover Farm. Food, music, raffles, family-friendly activities and more. Yorktown Heights. Info: WakeUpNaturally.com

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 3

Root To Rise: Meditation and Shamanism – Oct 3-Nov 28. 10-11:30am. With Melanie Ryan. Eight-week course. Each Tuesday stabilize the mind, connect with one’s soul, earth wisdom and the cosmos. Info: Center4Healing.net.

Wednesday, October 4

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

THURSDAY, October 5

Farm-to-Table Dinner at Hilltop Hanover Farm – 6-9pm. An evening of live music, farm fresh food, dancing and libations. Hilltop Hanover Farm and Education Center, 1271 Hanover St, Yorktown Heights. More details 914.962.2368; hilltophanoverfarm.org.

Healthy-U – 6-8:30pm. An Holistic Professional Alliance workshop. Local wellness practitioners and holistic vendors share expertise on help topics. Light refreshments. $15/advance, $20/door. Crystal Hall, Somers Community Center, 34 Hillandale Rd, Yorktown Heights. Info: 845.628.7233.

SATURDAY, October 7

Fall Fest: Hilltop Hanover Farm –10-5 pm. Oct 7-9. An entire weekend of farm fun! Hilltop Hanover Farm and Education Center, 1271 Hanover St, Yorktown Heights. Info: 914.962.2368; hilltophanoverfarm.org.

Reiki 1 & 2 – 11am-4pm.With Reiki Master Marcus Feighery. $275. Synchronicity. 845.363.1765. SynchronicityNY.com.

Square Dance at Hilltop Hanover Farm – 4:30-7 pm. Bring dancing shoes for an evening full of down-home family fun. Dancing will occur between 4:30-5:30 and 6:00-7:00 with a half hour dinner break. Hilltop Hanover Farm and Education Center, 1271 Hanover St, Yorktown Heights. Info: 914.962.2368; hilltophanoverfarm.org.

Blissing CD Release Party – 7-9pm Chanting, Dancing and Dessert. At Liberation Yoga, 862 Rte. 6, Mahopac. Info: 914.456.7789. blissingchant.com.

 

 

 

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