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

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UPCOMING EVENTS
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MONDAY, OCTOBER 1

Osteoporosis Awareness Group – 7-9pm. With Diana Koster. Topic: Fall Prevention. Speaker: Molly Olivia Roffman, director of StepWISEnow and physical therapist. Free. Burke Rehabilitation Hospital, 785 Mamaroneck Ave, White Plains Bldg 4. Info, Susan: 914.260.9339.

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, OCTOBER 2

Qi Gong Classes – Oct 2, 16, 23 and 30. 6:30-7:30pm. Sacred Space Healing Arts, 436 Main St, Beacon. $10 each date. Register: 845.416.4598. EmpoweredByNature.net.

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.

ADD Just Doesn’t Add Up – 7-9pm. Is it really a short attention span? Learn current facts and 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, OCTOBER 4

Yoga for Scoliosis – Work with specific postures and the breath to develop body awareness and support one’s spine. Yoga Haven 2, 91 Montgomery Ave, Scarsdale. 914.337.1437. YogaHaven.com.

Conservation Lecture – 6:30pm/light refreshments; 7-8pm/lecture. A special conservation lecture presented by Dr. Robert Naczi, Curator of North American Botany, New York Botanical Garden. $5. Hilltop Hanover Farm, Yorktown Hts. Register: 914.302.9713. Info: BedfordAudubon.org.

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 5

Strong and Steady for Teen Girls – Oct 5-Nov 17. 3:30-5pm. Seven-week series incorporating yoga, pilates, barre, wellness tutorials in nutrition, essential oils, acupressure, breathing techniques and meditation. $170. Cold Spring Yoga, 75 Main St, Cold Spring. 845.265.4444. ColdSpringYoga.com.

House Clearing & Protecting Your Home – 7-9pm. With Carla Blaha. $35. Synchronicity, 1511 Rte 22, Brewster. RSVP: 845.363.1765. Info: SynchronicityNY.com.

Igniting Sacred Sexuality: A Couples 3-Part Workshop – 7-9pm. With Kevin Spath and Cat Guthrie. A progressive/experiential three Friday series exploring a radical mind-shift about spirituality and sexuality. $275 per couple. The Center for Health and Healing. Register, Kevin: 914.673.0007. Center4Healing.net.

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, OCTOBER 6

Heritage Applefest – 9am-4pm. Rain date: Oct 13. Live music, sweet and hard cider sampling, press-your-own cider, family games, activities and vendors. Pay amount desired. 1061 Rte. 9D, Garrison. Info: 845.265.3638. Boscobel.org.

Wellness on the Green – 11am-4pm. Meet local health and wellness practitioners and vendors. Enjoy demonstrations, local food and more. Come have fun! Charles Coleman Boulevard, Pawling.

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

Ayurveda & Digestive Health – 2-4pm. With Claudia Gukeisen. Understand the Ayurveda wisdom tradition and the concept of Agni (which means fire) and how it is the key to healing the gut. $40 drop-in. 914.864.0462. Center4Healing.net.

Shamanic Reiki Hearth Circle – 5:30-7pm. With Melanie Ryan. A monthly community healing circle supporting the teachings of indigenous people worldwide. Shamanic journey, reiki, sharing. All welcome. $20 drop-in. 914.864.0462. Center4Healing.net.

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 7

Annual Support-A-Walk – 9am. Bring help and hope to people fighting breast and ovarian cancer. Presented by Support Connection, Inc. 914.962.6402. Visit: SupportConnection.org.

Water Ceremony – 10-10:30am. We offer up our prayers with tobacco and song, sending them down to the ocean, for the healing of the waters, of Mother Earth and for all of our relations. Free. Meet at the Poughkeepsie Boat Launch. 845.473.2206 DreamingGoddess.com.

Olympian Coming to Somers: Free Event at Krav Mega – 10:45am-12:30pm. Eli Bremer, Olympic pentathlete, is presenting secrets to maximizing workout, why aerobic and strength workouts require different nutritional support, specific all-natural products. Q&A and autographs. 2 Scott Dr, Somers. RSVP required: 855.426.5728.

Journey for the Soul’s Purpose – 11:30am-1pm. With Savannah. $20. Synchronicity, 1511 Rte 22, Brewster. RSVP: 845.363.1765. Info: SynchronicityNY.com.

MONDAY, OCTOBER 8

Care Walk and Harvest Festival – 10:30am. Fun walk (9:30 a.m. registration), hayrides, a pumpkin patch, touch-a-truck and local vendors. 100 Rte. 312, Brewster. Non-walkers $5; $20/family. Info: CommunityCares.org

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. Dreaming Goddess, 44 Raymond Ave, Poughkeepsie. 845.473.2206. DreamingGoddess.com.

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 9

Strong and Steady for Teen Girls – Oct 5-Nov 17. 3:30-5pm. Seven-week series incorporating yoga, pilates, barre, wellness tutorials in nutrition, essential oils, acupressure, breathing techniques and meditation. $170. Cold Spring Yoga, 75 Main St, Cold Spring. 845.265.4444. ColdSpringYoga.com.

CBD Talk in Bedford – 6pm. With Dr. Lyn West, Marcie Manfredonia and Bernadette Bloom. Free informational talk on CBD products. Free samples. Refreshments served. Bedford Hills Wine and Beer Bar, 27 Depot Plaza, Bedford Hills. Info: 914.218.8357; BHWineAndBeerBar.com.

Tea & Stones – 6:30-7:30pm. Enjoy this hour lecture to connect and learn about crystals, stones and their incredible properties. Free. Dreaming Goddess, 44 Raymond Ave, Poughkeepsie. 845.473.2206. DreamingGoddess.com.

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 10

Election Candidates and the Environment – 7-9pm. Candidates running for election at the state level will discuss environmental issues and take questions from the audience. Greenburgh Nature Center, 99 Dromore Rd, Scarsdale. Info: 914.723.3470. GreenburghNatureCenter.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, OCTOBER 11

Yoga for Osteoporosis – Learn precautions and modifications which allow individuals to attend regular yoga classes more safely if afflicted with osteopenia or osteoporosis. Two-session program. $50. Yoga Haven 2, 91 Montgomery Ave, Scarsdale. 914.337.1437. YogaHaven.com.

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 12

Mama Mia – An 80’s Dance – 6:30-10:30pm. Hosted by Kacey Morabito Grean. Will benefit Mt Carmel Scholarships. $50 includes dinner, drinks and dancing. Mt Carmel Hall, Verplanck. Kacey.co.

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.

Curing Addiction from the Core: Quit with Quinn Info Session – 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.

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 13

Reiki I Certification – Learn the ancient art of hands on healing from Shima Chayvet, Reiki Master, who is connected to the original 22 Reiki Masters who were attuned in the US in 1973. Courtlandt Manor. Info: 917.279.9577. UniversalHealingArts.com.

Pelvic Power – 1:30-4:30pm. With Christa Rypins. Develop a picture of the pelvis and learn how to improve posture, heal pain and more. $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.

Healing Stress and Trauma with Yoga – 2-4pm. With Miki Hara. Slow down and breath, open to the moment and come back to our true self. This gentle practice is a wonderful, nurturing way to release trauma and stuck energy in the body. $40. 914.864.0462. Center4Healing.net.

Heart Songs: An Evening of Chanting and Sacred Music – 7-8:30pm. Kirtan with Sita’s Light. No music or signing experience necessary. Sacred Spirit Yoga and Healing Arts Center, 343 Broadway, Dobbs Ferry. $20/advance; $30/door. Info/tickets: SacredSpiritYogaCenter.org.

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 14

Mindfulness 101 – Learn about mindfulness: what it is and why one should do it and experiment with some mindful practices. Four-session program. $100 Yoga Haven, 62 Main St, Tuckahoe. 914.337.1437. YogaHaven.com.

Meet author Pamela Landolt – who introduces her new book, Discovering Angels, at Barnes and Noble, Poughkeepsie. 11-3pm. For more information call 914.204.1323 or visit: https://www.discovering-angels.com/blog/

Reiki II Certification – Learn the ancient art of hands on healing from Shima Chayvet, Reiki Master, who is connected to the original 22 Reiki Masters who were attuned in the US in 1973. Courtlandt Manor. Info: 917.279.9577. UniversalHealingArts.com.

Apple Cidering – 1-2pm. Children use old-fashioned screw press to make apple cider. Learn about the colonial experience of cider making and get a taste of fresh, tangy apple cider. All ages. $5- $8. The Greenburgh Nature Center, 99 Dromore Rd, Scarsdale. Info: 914.723.3470. GreenburghNatureCenter.org.

MONDAY, OCTOBER 15

Circle of Support – 6:30-7:45pm. With Kacey Morabito Grean. Group Life Coaching Session. Conversation, exploration and discovery. $20. Mariandale. Ossining. Mariandale.org.

Beyond the Veil: Herbs for the Spirit World – 6:30-8:30pm. With local herbalist Jordann Funk who teaches the history and importance of acknowledging the spirit realm and about plants and fungi that help us connect to it. $25. Dreaming Goddess, 44 Raymond Ave, Poughkeepsie. 845.473.2206. DreamingGoddess.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.

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 16

WHN: Astrology on the Election & Current Events – 6:30pm/networking begins; 7-8:30pm/Westchester Holistic Network meeting. WHN members and first-timers free. $10 repeat nonmembers. Ixchel Center, Hartsdale. Register: WestchesterHolisticNetwork.org.

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 17

What is Ayurveda and What Can It Do for You? – 6:30-8:30pm. Lecture held by Dr. Somesh Kaushik, an Ayurvedic and Naturopathic physician. Free. The New Canaan Library, 151 Main St, New Canaan, CT. 203.594.5003. NewCanaanLibrary.org.

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 18

Holistic Moms Meeting – 7:30pm. Topic: All About Holistic Orthodontics with Physician Dr. Camacho, DO. Learn about ALF with Osteopathic Manipulative Treatment for those with birth defects, developmental disabilities, autism and ADHD. Rye Free Reading Room, 1061 Boston Post Rd, Rye. HolisticMoms.org.

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 19

What is Ayurvedic Medicine and How Does it Compare with Western (Allopathic) Medicine? – 6-8pm. Free lecture with Dr. Somesh Kaushik, Ayurvedic and Naturopathic physician. Free dosha readings to the first twelve people who RSVP. New Morning Market, 129 Main St, Woodbury, CT. 203.263.4868. NewMorn.com.

Quit Alcohol Simply and Permanently – 7-7:45pm. Learn about Quit with Quinn—helping people overcome alcohol, smoking, sugar and other addictions more easily than ever thought possible.80 percent success. Free lecture. Briarcliff location. 914.473.2015. QuitWithQuinn.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.

Natural Way to Quit Sugar, Overeating, Smoking – 7:45-8:30pm. Learn a 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.

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 20

Kindergarten Play Day & Information Session – 10am-noon. Four-and five-year-olds play, while parents learn about Blue Rock’s vibrant and creative learning. Rain or shine. Blue Rock School, 110 Demarest Mill Rd, West Nyack. Register, Beverly Stycos: 845.535.3353. BlueRockSchool.org.

Two Vital Principles of Ayurveda – 10am-1pm. Agni and Prana. UCCC Kingston, 94 St. Mary’s Ave. $39. Info: SunyUlster.edu/ce.

Shamanic Reiki Level Two – 10am-5pm. With Melanie Ryan. An experiential two-day training deepening the integration of the ancient healing forms of Shamanism and reiki. Students will practice time-tested methods, enhancing intuition and expand consciousness. $435. 914.864.0462. Center4Healing.net.

Reiki Master Class 1 – 11am-4pm. With Reiki Master Marcus Feighery. $675. Synchronicity, 1511 Rte 22, Brewster. RSVP: 845.363.1765. Info: SynchronicityNY.com.

Intro to Yoga & Meditation for Total Beginner Workshop – 1-3pm. With Ann. For those new to yoga. Yoga styles, asana, breath-work, props, chairs, guided meditation and savasana. $45.The Temperance Center, 453 White Plains Rd, Ste 203, Eastchester. Preregister/prepay: 914.793.2600. TheTemperanceCenter.com.

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 21

Interfaith Sundays – 10:30am-noon. Guest Rev Melanie Gambino. All Welcome. Refreshments to follow. The Chapel at Croton Falls, 609, Rte 22, Next to the Schoolhouse Theater, Parking is available across the street, Croton Falls. ChapelAtCrotonFalls.org.

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

Birding the Hudson Valley-Author Talk & Book Launch – 2pm. Kathryn Schneider, former president of the NYS Ornithological Association will be releasing her new book Birding the Hudson Valley this fall. $5 suggested donation. Chappaqua Performing Arts Center. Register: 914.302.9713. Info: BedfordAudubon.org.

Shine On – 2-3pm. With Kacey Morabito Grean. A free hour of inspiration. Stories for the Shine On Show. John C. Hart Memorial Library, 1130 E Main St, Shrub Oak. mmpaci.com/2018-library-series.

MONDAY, OCTOBER 22

Restorative Yoga and Reiki – Oct 22, 29, Nov 5, 12, 19 and 26. 7:30-8:45pm. With Kat and Paul. Kat guides class through restorative asanas. Paul performs energy healing on students. $25. Balance Wellness Studio, 1851 E Main, Rte 6, Mohegan Lake. Must RSVP: 914.374.1471 BalanceOn6.com.

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 24

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, FRIDAY 25

Yoga for Anxiety – Experience different modalities of yoga practices that may relieve some of the symptoms and physical manifestations of anxiety. $45. Yoga Haven, 62 Main St, Tuckahoe. 914.337.1437. YogaHaven.com.

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 26

Restorative Yoga Training – Oct 26-28. Learn how to help oneself, students, family and friends with the healing power of restorative yoga. $400. Yoga Haven 2, 91 Montgomery Ave, Scarsdale. 914.337.1437. YogaHaven.com.

Grand Opening: Dr. Wald’s Katonah Office – 3:30-8:30pm. 20 vegetarian/vegan food samples and cooking demonstrations. Presentations on health-related topics, tours of the rehab pool and more. Sunderland Ln, Katonah. RSVP: 914.552.1442.

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

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 27

Reiki Master Training – Oct 27 and 28. Must have Reiki I and Reiki II Certification. Courtlandt Manor. Info, Shima: 917.279.9577. UniversalHealingArts.com.

Putnam Valley’s 9th Annual Psychic Fair – 11am-4pm. Readers and vendors of all types. Free admission. German American Social Club, 11 Kramers Pond Rd, Putnam Valley. Info: APracticalPsychic.com.

Network Spinal Analysis “NSA” with Dr. Larry Stern – 2-4pm. Learn about the transformational healing method called “NSA” and how it releases tension, trauma, and pain from the body, spine and brain. $40 Center4Healing.net. Register: 914.864.0462

Magical Samhain Ritual – 7-9pm. While walking into the dark half of the year, we honor our ancestors and all who guide us from the other side. Feasting and celebration to follow. Bring dish to share. $10. UU Fellowship, 67 S Randolph Ave, Poughkeepsie. 845.473.2206. DreamingGoddess.com.

MONDAY, OCTOBER 29

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.

WedNESDAY, OCTOBER 31

Halloween Party in Bedford Hills – 7pm. Featuring a costume contest and finger foods at Bedford Hills Wine and Beer Bar, 27 Depot Plaza, Bedford Hills, $25. Tickets/info: 914.218.8357 or visit BHWineAndBeerBar.com.

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 7

Vision & Success in School – 7-9pm. Discover tools to identify children having trouble learning. 25 percent of our children have vision problems keeping them 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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