Natural Awakenings Calendar Listings for January 2018 in Westchester, Putnam and Dutchess, NY

The following events appear in Natural Awakenings – Westchester, Putnam, Dutchess NY, January 2018 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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WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 3

Knitting –10:30am-Noon. Come to learn or finish a project. $30 six sessions. $10 drop-in. Materials provided. Sarah’s House of Health, 900 S Lake Blvd, Mahopac. 845.803.8028. SarahsHouseOfHealth.com.

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, JANUARY 4

Embodying Practice: A New Year’s Resolution Retreat – Jan 4-7. Begin the New Year with a resolution and intention to become more aware of the body and trust in its innate wisdom. GarrisonInstitute.org/embodying.

FRIDAY, JANUARY 5

Crossover Yoga Project Teacher Training – Jan 5-7. CYP’s teacher training. Gain tools to empower at-risk teen girls through trauma informed yoga, mindfulness, social justice and art therapy curriculum. $275. Happy Buddha Yoga, 2 N Church St, Goshen. Register: 845.313.0712.

Intention Group – 5:30-7pm. With Savannah. BYO paper and pen. $10. Synchronicity, 1511 Rte 22, Brewster. RSVP: 845.363.1765. Info: SynchronicityNY.com.

SATURDAY, JANUARY 6

Vision Board Workshop – 10am-4pm. Set 2018 intentions. Powerful goal setting event. $69. Materials provided. Sarah’s House of Health, 900 S Lake Blvd, Mahopac. 845.803.8028. SarahsHouseOfHealth.com.

Sanskrit and Nada Yoga, The Yoga of Sound, Workshop – 1-3pm. BYO notebook and clothes to move in. $30. beBhakti Yoga Center, 89 Dewindt St, one block off Main St, behind Library, Beacon. beBhaktiYoga.com.

SUNDAY, JANUARY 7

Quest Yoga Open House – Free massage demos and free yoga classes. Raffles. Visit website to see day’s program under workshops tab. Class space and massage slots are limited. Quest Yoga Arts, 11-13 E Main St, Mt Kisco. RSVP: 914.996.4286. QuestYogaArts.com.

Strong Core & Open Hips Workshop – Charles Matkin will explain how to leverage the strength of one’s core to dig deeper into the tightness of hips. $30. Shambhala Wellness Center, 4 S Chestnut St, Beacon. 845.797.1487. ShambhalaWellnessCenter.com.

Yoga Nidra – 10-11am. With Claudia Gukeisen. A guided relaxation bringing one’s mind into its restful, healing state suspended between awake and asleep. $20. Mt Kisco. 914.864.0462. Center4Healing.net.

Information Session – Noon. Hear info about 200-hour Basic Yoga Teacher Training beginning in March 2018. Free. Quest Yoga Arts, 11-13 E Main St, Mt Kisco. Register: 914.996.4286. QuestYogaArts.com.

Creating the New Year with Intention – 1-5pm. Set intentions for 2018 and look at the challenges and triumphs of 2017; craft intention candles. $35. DG Sanctuary. 2 Lagrange Ave, Poughkeepsie. 845.473.2206. DreamingGoddess.com.

Native American Dance Demonstration – 3pm and 5pm. Space limited. Free. Quest Yoga Arts, 11-13 E Main St, Mt Kisco. Register: 914.996.4286. QuestYogaArts.com.

40 Days to Personal Revolution Program – 6pm. 992 Main St, Fishkill. Info/registration: FireFlyFishkill.com.

MONDAY, JANUARY 8

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, JANUARY 9

Qi Gong Classes – Jan 9 and 23. 6:30-7:30pm. $10. Sacred Space Healing Arts, 436 Main St, Beacon. 845.416.4598. Info: EmpoweredByNature.net

WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 10

Natural Way to Quit Alcohol, Sugar, Smoking – 7-8pm. Learn simple, effective method for quitting smoking, alcohol, sugar and more. 80 percent success. Simpler than most dare to believe. Free lecture. Briarcliff location. 914.705.1805. Weiss-Method.com.

What the Health… is Going on Your Plate? – Jan 10, 17, 24 and 31. 7:30-9pm. Four-part series. Cutting edge, evidence-based, personalized health planning program developed by Duke Integrative Medicine focusing on nutrition and nourishment. $30 materials fee. Katonah Library. Register: 914.232.3508.

FRIDAY, JANUARY 12

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

Sound Bath – 7:15-9pm. With Gina Kjek. Guided mindfulness meditation, crystal singing bowls, sonic tuning forks, rattles, chimes and tank drum and shruti box. Limited space. $40. The Temperance Center, 453 White Plains Rd, Ste 203, Eastchester. Must preregister/prepay: 914.793.2600. TheTemperanceCenter.com.

SATURDAY, JANUARY 13

Introduction to Foot Reflexology – 11am-2pm. $35. Sacred Space Healing Arts Studio, 436 Main St, Beacon. Donna Brickwood: 845.742.8494 . Info: SeekSacredSpace.com.

Chaturunga, Updog, Downdog – 1-3pm. Attend a workshop based on practice mastery and alignment in vinyasa, experience adaptation for each body and expression of the pose. Empower one’s practice to move with ease. 992 Main St, Fishkill. FireFlyFishkill.com.

Chronic Fatigue/Adrenal Fatigue: Fantasy Vs Reality – 1-3pm. Free lecture. Dr. Kaushik’s Ayurvedic and Naturopathic Clinic. Yellow Monkey Village, 792 Rte 35, Cross River. DrKaushik.com.

Art of Joy and Inspiration – 1:30-4:30pm. With Patty Holmes. Yoga practice to increase prana and foster gratitude and joy. The Yoga Studio, Club Fit, 584 N State Rd, Briarcliff Manor. Info/fee: Audrey Brooks: 914.582.7816. ytayoga.com.

Shoulder Opening & Strengthening – 4-5:30pm. With Charles Matkin. Using Asana, Pranayama and Guided Imagery to tap into the more gentle techniques for the shoulders and more. $40. Cold Spring Yoga Studio, 75 Main St. 845.265.4444. ColdSpringYoga.com.

Tibetan Sound Bowl Healing – 5:30-7pm. With Michelle Clifton. A celestial harmony with a profound healing effect on the nervous system, mind, body and soul. Mt Kisco. Fee info: 914.864.0462. Center4Healing.net.

SUNDAY, JANUARY 14

Reiki Circle – With Deborah Amjadi. Take part in circle for a restorative reiki healing experience to reduce stress, relieve pain and accelerate healing without the use of medication. $20 cash. Mt Kisco. 914.864.0462. Center4Healing.net.

Medium Anna Raimondi Book Signing – 1-3pm. Meet this well-known author and pick up a copy of her book. Synchronicity, 1511 Rte 22, Brewster. RSVP: 845.363.1765. Info: SynchronicityNY.com.

Clarity Breath Workshop – 6:30-9:30pm. A powerful method to release inner stress, heal old wounds, repressed emotions and past traumas stored in one’s body. Quest Yoga Arts, 11-13 E Main St, Mt Kisco. Preregister: 914.996.4286. QuestYogaArts.com.

MONDAY, JANUARY 15

Lightning Bugs Kids Camp – 9:15-11:45am. Ages 5-9. $20 per child. 992 Main St, Fishkill. FireFlyFishkill.com.

Wellness Night – 7-8:30pm. Meet our practitioners and hear tips for staying well during the winter. Free BEMER sessions. Sarah’s House of Health, 900 S Lake Blvd, Mahopac. 845.803.8028. SarahsHouseOfHealth.com.

WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 17

Qi Gong Classes for Women – Jan 17, 24 and 31—with Feb 7 as a flex snow date. 6-8pm. Sacred Space Healing Arts Studio, 436 Main St, Beacon. $20 each class. Donna Brickwood 845.742.8494. Info: SeekSacredSpace.com.

Tarot Wisdom Gathering – 6:30-8pm. May 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.

Quit Alcohol Simply and Permanently – 7-8pm. Learn about the Weiss Method—helping people around the world overcome alcohol and other addictions. Easier than people ever thought possible.80 percent success. Free lecture. Briarcliff location. 914.705.1805. Weiss-Method.com.

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

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, JANUARY 18

Community Opioid Overdose Training – 12:30-2pm. Westchester County Department of Health offers a free training for the public on how to respond to an opioid overdose using Naloxone (Narcan). Somers Library. Register: WestchesterGov.com/health.

FRIDAY, JANUARY 19

Acro Yoga Fundamentals Workshop – Will set a solid and safe foundation that incorporates yoga, partner exercises, basic flying and Thai yoga massage. $25. Shambhala Wellness Center, 4 S Chestnut St, Beacon. 845.797.1487. ShambhalaWellnessCenter.com.

Stretch Your Soul – With Julia Zern and Tara Gilman. Friday night yoga practice and kirtan. 992 Main St, Fishkill. Registration: FireFlyFishkill.com.

45th Annual Art Show: Bedford – 6:30-9pm/Preview Party/Jan 19; 10am-5pm/exhibition & sale/Jan 20–21, 1-5pm/Jan 26; 10am-5pm/Jan 27-28. Paintings, sculpture and photography by local artists. Party: $125 advance. $150 door. Free admission, other days. Bedford Historical Hall, Rte 22, Bedford. Info: ArtShowBedford.org.

Spiritual Movie Night – 6:30-9:30pm. Movie followed by discussion with Reverend Deena/Angel. $35. Sarah’s House of Health, 900 S Lake Blvd, Mahopac. 845.803.8028. SarahsHouseOfHealth.com.

Shamanic Journey Circle – 7-9pm. Through rhythmic drumming in guided meditation, transcend 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.

Sound Healing & Tibetan Singing Bowls – 7:30-8:30pm. Michelle Clifton will play the singing bowls and awaken our bodies’ own innate healing abilities and re-tune our bodies. $25 donation. Cold Spring Yoga Studio, 75 Main St. 845.265.4444. ColdSpringYoga.com.

SATURDAY, JANUARY 20

Weschester Wholistic Wellness Danswell Expo – Multi-faceted health expo brings together local experts in support of physical, emotional, mental, spiritual and financial health in a soulful, fun and playful setting. Community Unitarian Universalist Congregation – White Plains, 468 Rosedale Ave. Tickets: TinyURL.com/Health-Wealth-Expo.

Qi Gong for Beginners and Experienced – 9am-Noon. $25. Desmond Campus for Adult Enrichment, 6 Albany Post Rd, Newburgh. Register direct with the school: 845.565.2076. Online: msmc.edu/communityed.

Reiki Level 2 Training – 10:30am-2:30pm. With Brett Bevell. Training in traditional Usui Mikao Reiki System. $250. Mt Kisco. 914.864.0462. Center4Healing.net.

Reiki 1 & 2 – 11am-4pm.With Reiki Master Marcus Feighery. $275. Synchronicity, 1511 Rte 22, Brewster. RSVP: 845.363.1765. SynchronicityNY.com.

Sound Bath – 4:30-6:30pm. With Gina Kjek. Guided mindfulness meditation, crystal singing bowls, sonic tuning forks, rattles, chimes and tank drum and shruti box. Limited space. $40. The Temperance Center, 453 White Plains Rd, Ste 203, Eastchester. Must preregister/prepay: 914.793.2600. TheTemperanceCenter.com.

SUNDAY, JANUARY 21

Music Brunch at Wainwright House – 11:30am-2:30pm. The Gary Adamson Trio perform. Hear a variety of music overlooking Rye Harbor. $55 includes brunch by Corner Stone Caterers, wine, champagne and the concert. 260 Stuyvesant Ave, Rye. Registration: 914.967.6080.

Candle Meditation Workshop – 3:30-6:30pm. Experience a powerful meditation using reiki candles as a co-creation tool to support the manifestation of one’s goals and intentions for the New Year. Quest Yoga Arts, 11-13 E Main St, Mt Kisco. Register: 914.996.4286. QuestYogaArts.com.

MONDAY, JANUARY 22

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.

WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 24

Curing Addiction from the Core: Weiss Method Info-Lecture – 7-8pm. Learn about unseen energy of addiction and how this simple, natural method helps one quit for good. Alcohol, smoking, sugar and behaviors. 80 percent success. Free lecture. Briarcliff location. 914.705.1805. Weiss-Method.com.

THURSDAY, JANUARY 25

All about Medical Marijuana – 7:30pm. Dr. June Chin discusses conditions that qualify for treatment under 2014 New York State law. Dr. Chin integrates medical cannabis to children and adults and has seen how it benefits patients. Rye Free Reading Room, 1061 Boston Post Rd, Rye. HolisticMoms.org.

FRIDAY, JANUARY 26

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, JANUARY 27

The Feminine Second Spring – Evolving with Grace, Vitality and Beauty through Perimenopause and Menopause, LES 453 – 9am-1pm. $49. Register directly with school: Dutchess Community College – South Campus, Wappingers Falls. 845.431.8910. Online: SunyDutchess.Edu/cfweb.

Yoga Mini Retreat – 2-4pm. Bliss out, restorative yoga, aromatherapy, reiki, meditation with Mary Brennan. $40. Sarah’s House of Health, 900 S Lake Blvd, Mahopac. 845.803.8028. SarahsHouseOfHealth.com.

Shamanic Reiki Hearth Circle – 5:30-7pm. With Melanie Ryan. Meditations, sharing, shamanic journey and group energy healing. 70 percent of proceeds go to preserving indigenous shamans’ teachings. $20 cash suggested. Mt Kisco. 914.864.0462. Center4Healing.net.

Album Release Kirtan Party – 7pm. Sing, dance or just listen to the music, the tabla, the harmonium and the dulcimer. $15. beBhakti Yoga Center, 89 Dewindt St, one block off Main St, behind Library, Beacon. beBhaktiYoga.com.

SUNDAY, JANUARY 28

Monthly Meditation Circle – 10am. With Cheryl Sprague. Using variety of methods from singing bowls, drumming and more, attend this dedication to oneself and find peace and stillness in life. $15. DG Sanctuary. 2 LaGrange Ave, Poughkeepsie. 845.473.2206. DreamingGoddess.com.

Natural Way to Quit Sugar, Overeating, Smoking – Noon-1pm. Learn simple, effective method for quitting smoking, alcohol, sugar and more. 80 percent success. Simpler than most dare to believe. Free lecture. NYC location, E 37th btwn Park & Lex. 914.705.1805. Weiss-Method.com.

Quit Alcohol Simply and Permanently – 1-2pm. Learn about Weiss Method—helping people around the world overcome alcohol and other addictions. Easier than ever thought possible. 80 percent success. Free lecture. NYC location, E 37th btwn Park & Lex. 914.705.1805. Weiss-Method.com.

5 Rhythms – 5-7pm. Movement is the medicine and metaphor, reaching across all languages, cultures/age groups to transform suffering into art, art into awareness and awareness into action. $25 donation. Cold Spring Yoga Studio, 75 Main St. 845.265.4444. ColdSpringYoga.com.

WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 31

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.

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 7

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.

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