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

The following events appear in Natural Awakenings – Westchester, Putnam, Dutchess NY, September 2018 Edition.

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UPCOMING EVENTS
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SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 1

How Not to Take Your Nutritional Supplements – Ask The BloodDetective is a show hosted by Dr. Michael Wald covering disease prevention, health maintenance and other cutting edge natural health topics. Free. prn.fm.

Ayurveda and Yoga: The Health Connection – 3-5pm. Dr. Somesh Kaushik, an Ayurvedic and Naturopathic physician, presents a free lecture. Free Dosha readings to the first six people who RSVP. Iyengar Yoga: Scarsdale/Greenwich, 75 Brewster Rd, Scarsdale. 914.629.1994; IyengarYogaScarsdale.com.

TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 4

Love and Forgiveness Power Point Presentation – 6:30-7:30pm. With Champa Patel. Love is positive virtue without emotional pain and makes forgiveness achievable. Look at how to waken capacity to love. Free. Brahma Kumaris World Spiritual Organization, E Fishkill. Info: 845.345.4831.

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

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 5

Sunset Yoga in the Park – 5:45-7pm. Enjoy yoga and the beautiful setting of Kensico Dam Plaza. BYO mat or towel. Free. All levels. Kensico Dam Plaza, Valhalla. Info: 914.231.4033. thewpf.com.

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 7

The Natural Life Business Partnership Hosted by Dr. Kaushik’s Ayurvedic and Naturopathic Clinic – 6-8pm. NLBP is a national member-based professional development organization for holistic, spiritual and earth-centered businesses. DKANC, 792 Rte 35, Cross River. 914.975.9088. Drkaushik.com. Info: TheNaturalLife.org.

Detoxifying Your Mind with Raja Yoga Meditation – 6:30-7:30pm. There are effects of thoughts on the body. Learn how to teach the mind to have positive thoughts through meditation. Brahma Kumaris World Spiritual Organization, E Fishkill. Info: 845.345.4831.

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 8

River Spirit Music & Arts Festival – Noon-10pm. features 19 acts on two stages, spanning the musical spectrum, kids’ zone, crafts, food, a wine garden and beer tent, vendors, social action and community booths, a bike corral, and a zero-waste program. $35-$10. Kids under 6 free. Tickets:  RiverSpiritFestival.com.

Drumming Play for Mental/Emotional Wellness – 2-4pm. With Dorinda Gay. Let go of responsibilities and mental/emotional overload. This experiential workshop will show a powerful way to rebalance and renew with music and play. $40. Center4Healing.net.

Family Farm Festival at Stuart’s Fruit Farm – 4-7pm. Rain date Sept 9. Live music, food trucks and craft beer and cider, sack races, corn hole, corn maze and hayrides. Bring a picnic baskets or purchase food and drinks. Free. Somers. Info: WestchesterLandTrust.org.

Malabsorption Madness! The Malabsorption-Malnutrition Disease Connection – Ask The BloodDetective is a show hosted by Dr. Michael Wald covering disease prevention, health maintenance and other cutting edge natural health topics. Free. prn.fm.

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 9

Bicycle Sunday – Sept 9, 16, 23, 30. 10am-2pm. The Bronx River Parkway closes to vehicular traffic from the Westchester County Center in White Plains to Scarsdale Road in Yonkers for the exclusive use of bicyclists, walkers, runners and those with scooters and strollers. Rain cancels. Info: 914.995.4050. Parks.WestchesterGov.com.

6th Annual Superhero 5K and Kids Fun Run – Registration starts at 8am. Participants are encouraged to dress like their favorite superheroes and run or walk to raise money for Hudson Valley families battling cancer. Free. James Baird State Park in Pleasant Valley. Sparrow’s Nest: 845.204.9421.

Diamond-Dart Meridian Sequence Workshop – 2-4pm. With Judith Muir and Karla Booth. Learn a profoundly healing modality that balances the body as it evolves and flows into a rhythmic, dance-like meditation. $50. The Living Seed, 521 Main St, New Paltz. Info: Judith Muir at 845.677.5871 or JudithMuir.com.

TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 11

Westchester Holistic Network: A practical approach to Spirituality: Reiki Fusion – 6:30pm/networking begins; 7-8:30pm/meeting. Free: WHN members and first-timers. $10 repeat nonmembers. Ixchel Center, Hartsdale. Register: WestchesterHolisticNetwork.org.

Free Tai Chi for Breast Cancer Survivors – Sept 11, 18, 25, Oct 2, 9. 7:15-8:15pm. Develop tools to manage the physical and emotional side effects of treatment and meet other women with breast cancer. YWCA White Plains & Central Westchester, 515 North St, White Plains. Register: 914.949.6227 x208.

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 12

Natural Way to Quit Alcohol, Sugar, Smoking – 7-7:45pm. Learn simple, effective method for quitting smoking, alcohol, sugar and more. 80 percent success. Simpler than most dare to believe. Free lecture. Briarcliff location. 914.473.2015. QuitWithQuinn.com.

Free Meditation for Breast Cancer Survivors – Sept 12, 19, 26, Oct 3, 10. 7:15-8:15pm. Develop tools to manage the physical and emotional side effects of treatment and meet other women with breast cancer. YWCA White Plains & Central Westchester, 515 North St, White Plains. Register: 914.949.6227 x208.

Curing Addiction from the Core: Quit with Quinn Info-Lecture – 7:45-8:30pm. Discover the unseen energy of addiction and how this simple, natural method can help participants quit alcohol, smoking and sugar behaviors for good. 80 percent success. Free Lecture. Briarcliff location. 914.473.2015. QuitWithQuinn.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.

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 14

Doga Friday – 7-8:15pm.Yoga with dogs, all level vinyasa flow to benefit the SPCA. $25. Karma Road Yoga, 1250 Pleasantville Rd, Briarcliff Manor. Info, Betsy Egan: 914.382.6733. KarmaRoadYoga.com.

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

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 15

Yonkers Riverfest – Noon-7pm. Rain-or-shine. Features more than 100 vendors selling food, clothing, and other items; a kids’ carnival; and an artist pavilion showcasing more than 20 local artists. Hudson riverfront along Main Street and Buena Vista Avenue. Free. Info: YonkersRiverFest.org.

Manifesting Joy Workshop – Noon-2pm. Led by Ishvara Das. Guided meditation, chanting, visualization, consciousness and spiritual healing. Build and deepen spiritual practice. $30. Devotion Yoga, 2055 Albany Post Rd, Croton on Hudson. 914.930.7707. Register: DailyDevotionYoga.com under events tab.

Healthy Sleep Workshop – 1:30-2:15pm. With Millie. Explore challenges to getting good sleep and strategize simple ways to improve its quantity and quality. $15. Balance Wellness Studio 1851 E Main St (Rte 6) Mohegan Lake. Must RSVP: 914.374.1471. BalanceOn6.com.

Healing with CranioSacral Therapy – 2-4pm. With Joy Matalon. Bodies and minds store residual effects of stress and trauma. CranioSacral therapy works through the nervous system to release tension and trauma, bringing healing to acute and chronic pain. $40. Center4Healing.net.

The All-Disease – Heart Disease Connection – Does Everyone Have Heart Or Blood Vessel Disease? – Ask The BloodDetective is a show hosted by Dr. Michael Wald covering disease prevention, health maintenance and other cutting edge natural health topics. Free. prn.fm.

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 16

Interfaith Sundays at The Chapel at Croton Falls – 10:30am-12noon. Celebrating the U.N. International Day of Peace and annual Chapel Peace Pole re-dedication. All welcome. Refreshments follow. The Chapel at Croton Falls, 609, Rt. 22, Croton Falls. ChapelatCrotonFalls.org.

Sensitive Soulful Women’s Embodiment Series – 3-5pm. Eight-session series. Embody sensitive and empathic gifts; learn tools for energy management, self-trust and self-love practices. $333 or $48/session requiring 24 hour preregistration. Soulauras, 510 N State Rd, Briarcliff. Info: DanaCanneto.com.

MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 17

Four Class Series – Qi Gong for Wellness – Sept 17, 24, Oct 2 and 15. 10:30-11:45am. $109.  Kingston Campus – Ulster County Community College, 94 Mary’s Ave.Info: SunyUlster.edu/ce.

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

TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 18

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

The Spirit Salon at Katonah SPACE – 7-9pm. With Rev. Deborah Moldow, Interfaith Minister. Discussion on the topic of “Courage.”  A safe space to dive deeply into a different issue each month from a spiritual perspective. Free. Katonah United Methodist Church, 44 Edgemont Rd, Katonah.

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 19

Quit Alcohol Simply and Permanently – 7-7:45pm. Learn about Quit with Quinn—helping people around the world overcome alcohol and other addictions. Easier than people ever thought possible.80 percent success. Free lecture. Briarcliff location. 914.473.2015. QuitWithQuinn.com.

Ho’Oponopono Workshop – 7-8:30pm. Led by Kathy Unger. Hawaiian Shamanic healing methods. Make dramatic changes in life by releasing blocks and allowing for greater connection to others. $30. Devotion Yoga, 2055 Albany Post Rd. Croton on Hudson. 914.930.7707. Register: DailyDevotionYoga.com under events tab.

Natural Way to Quit Alcohol, Sugar, Smoking – 7:45-8:30pm. Learn simple, effective method for quitting smoking, alcohol, sugar and more. 80 percent success. Simpler than most dare to believe. Free lecture. Briarcliff location. 914.473.2015. QuitWithQuinn.

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 21

International Day of Peace Meditation – 10-11:30am. Pritam Bani Kaur leads a special mediation class focused on inner and world peace. All levels. Suggested donation $20. Devotion Yoga, 2055 Albany Post Rd, Croton on Hudson. 914.930.7707. DailyDevotionYoga.com.

Learn to Feng Shui for Your Home – 7-9pm. With Savannah . $35. Synchronicity, 1511 Rte 22, Brewster. RSVP: 845.363.1765. Info: SynchronicityNY.com.

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

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 22

Outdoor Grass Volleyball Tournament – 8:30am-7pm. Coed grass tournament. Registration and fees required. Rain date: Sept 23. Tibbetts Brook Park, Yonkers. 914.231.2865. Info/registration, Beth: 914.231.4645. Parks.WestchesterGov.com.

The Feminine Second Spring – Evolving with Grace, Vitality and Beauty through Perimenopause and Menopause – 10am-1pm. $40. Desmond Campus, Mount Saint Mary College, 6 Albany Post Rd, Newburgh. 845.565.2076. Register Online: msmc.edu/communityed.

Shamanic Reiki TrainingLevel One – Sept 22-23. 10am-5pm. With Melanie Ryan. Learn to weave reiki and Shamanism. Harness this powerful healing energy, in deep connection with nature itself and channel this energy to oneself and others. $435. Center4Healing.net.

Intro to Yoga & Meditation for Total Beginner Workshop – 11am-1pm. With Ann. For those new to yoga. Yoga styles, asana, breath-work, props, chairs, guided meditation, savasana. Limited space. $45. The Temperance Center, 453 White Plains Rd, Ste 203, Eastchester. Must preregister/prepay: 914.793.2600. TheTemperanceCenter.com.

Light on Ganesha – 1:30-4:30pm. Explore the rich teachings and symbolism of the elephant deity, remover of obstacles. With Todd Norian. $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.

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 23

Angel Class – Join Pamela Landolt, author of Discovering Angels for a one-hour free class about angels. Hudson Valley Holistic Market’s Embracing Autumn Spiritual/Metaphysical Fair, Locust Grove, Poughkeepsie. Info: Pam 914.204.1323.

Fall Farm Fest – 10am-4pm. Healthy fun for the whole family. Local artisan vendors, feed the chickens, pumpkin patch, live music and more. $3 admission. Free: children under five. 1311 Kitchawan Rd (Rte 134), Ossining. FableFoods.com/farmfest.

Quit Alcohol Simply and Permanently – 1-2pm. Learn about Quit with Quinn—helping people around the world overcome alcohol, smoking and other addictions. Easier than people ever thought possible.80 percent success. Free lecture. NYC location, E 37th btwn Park and Lex. 914.473.2015. QuitWithQuinn.com.

The Healer’s Circle – 2-3:30pm. With Mary Ellen O’Brien. Powerful two-month program for healers to fully own their gifts and amplify their service. Four group meetings/four individual sessions. Includes Sundays: Oct 7, 21 and Nov 4. Cold Spring Retreat House. AwakenYourTrueEssence.com.

Fall Equinox Healing Night – 4:30-6:30pm. With Merrill Black. Yoga, chanting, meditation, mudras, grounding and self-expression. $30. The Temperance Center, 453 White Plains Rd, Ste 203, Eastchester. 914.793.2600. TheTemperanceCenter.com.

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 26

The Healer’s Circle – 10-11:30am. With Mary Ellen O’Brien. Powerful two-month program for healers to fully own their gifts and amplify their service. Four group meetings/four individual sessions. Includes Oct 10, 24 and Nov 7. Cold Spring Retreat House. AwakenYourTrueEssence.com.

How to Meditate – 10:30am-Noon. With Melanie Ryan. Six workshop-style classes based upon the book How to Meditate by Ani Pema Chodron. Meditation instruction, presentations, posture, working with breath and cultivating an attitude of unconditional friendliness. $210. Center4Healing.net.

Yoga Nidra & Reiki Healing Circle – 7-9pm. Led by Kathy Unger. Relax and heal within a circle creating harmony and bliss within mind, body and spirit. $30. Devotion Yoga, 2055 Albany Post Rd, Croton on Hudson. 914.930.7707. Register: DailyDevotionYoga.com under events tab.

White Plains Savvy Women’s Alliance – 6:30 p.m., at the White Plains Library. The nonprofit organization educates and empowers women to take nontoxic living mainstream. Info: SavvyWomensAlliance.org.

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 27

Hope for Lyme Disease – 7:30pm. Acupuncturist and Chinese Herbalist, Perry Levenson discusses his “Uprooting Lyme” approach, that supports the natural healing process for alleviating Lyme and other chronic diseases. Rye Free Reading Room, 1061 Boston Post Rd, Rye.

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 28

Pilates at The Pillow: The New Science and Lost Art of Joe’s Work – Sept 28-30. With Terianne Neden and Sean Gallagher. Weekend immersion course. $1,100. Jacob’s Pillow, 358 George Carter Rd, Beckett, MA. Info: Elaine 845.876.5686, RhinebeckPilates.com.

Emotional Healing & Clearing Circle – 7-9pm. With Savannah. $10. Synchronicity, 1511 Rte 22, Brewster. RSVP: 845.363.1765. SynchronicityNY.com.

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 29

Introduction to Ayurveda – The Wisdom of Life – 10am-1pm. $39. UCCC Kingston, 94 St. Mary’s Ave. Info: SunyUlster.edu/ce.

57th annual Armonk Outdoor Art Show – 10am-5pm. Sept 29 & 30. Rain or shine. Features 185 juried artists, musical entertainment and free art activities for all ages. Food, craft beer and wine. $12. Children under 18 free.  205 Business Park Dr, Armonk. Tickets: ArmonkOutdoorArtShow.org.

Open House at Karma Road Yoga – Noon-8pm. Free Yoga classes, crafts, children’s activities light refreshments and more. Karma Road Yoga, 1250 Pleasantville Rd, Briarcliff Manor. Info, Betsy: 914.382-6733. KarmaRoadYoga.com.

Crystal & Sound Healing Workshop – 1-3pm. Co-led by Rosemary B. Lasher & Betty Sue Hanson. Relax and heal while surrounded in a crystal grid, immersed in the peaceful sound of the crystal harp. $75. Devotion Yoga, 2055 Albany Post Rd, Croton on Hudson. Preregistration required: 914.930.7707. Register: DailyDevotionYoga.com under events tab.

Intro to Rohan – 6-8pm. With Michael Rosenbaum. How to go into the energy of the chakras and transform mental and emotional blockages stored in the unconscious mind. $20. Synchronicity, 1511 Rte 22, Brewster. RSVP: 845.363.1765. SynchronicityNY.com.

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 30

Introduction to Crystals 101 – 11:30am-1:30pm. With Lisa Salvatore. Crystals to use for healing, how to cleanse/charge crystals and choose crystal to take home. $45. The Temperance Center, 453 White Plains Rd, Ste 203, Eastchester. 914.793.2600. TheTemperanceCenter.com.

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 3

Mindful is the New Skinny Bootcamp for Women – Oct 3-Nov 7. 12:30-2pm. Mindfulness concepts and meditation techniques to help get a handle on things. $375 early bird before Sept 3. The Center for Health and Healing, 4 Smith Ave, Mt Kisco. 917.974.9446. JodiBaretz.com.

Twilight on Hudson – 5-8pm. A reception at a private riverfront estate in Hastings to support the efforts of the honorees and the host organization, Federated Conservationists of Westchester County (FCWC), to protect water, air, soil and wildlife. Tickets $150/ $125 early bird. Info: 914.422.4406; FCWC.org.

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 6

Shamanic Reiki Hearth Circle – 5:30-7pm. With Melanie Ryan. Circle involving group healing, shamanic journeys and sacred earth honoring teachings and practices. 70 percent of proceeds go to supporting indigenous projects. Open to all. $20 cash at door. Center4Healing.net.

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 7

ANNUAL SUPPORT-A-WALK – 9am. Presented by Support Connection bringing help and hope to people fighting breast and ovarian cancer. Info: 914.962.6402; supportconnection.org

 

 

 

 

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