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

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

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UPCOMING EVENTS
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THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 1

Gyrokinesis for Movement Professionals – Nov 1, 15, Dec 6, 20, Jan 3, 17. 1-2:15pm. A movement technique promoting length and strength through repetition, flow and three dimensional patterns. $75 6-week series. Cold Spring Yoga, 75 Main St. ColdSpringYoga.com.

Death Cafe Meeting – 4-6pm. With Rev. Lynda Elaine Carre. Special presentation: Wisdom Arts for Dying. Followed by the Death Cafe of Northern Westchester meeting. Free. Katonah Village Library, 26 Bedford Rd, Katonah. Info: ThirdOpinion.org.

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 2

TED Talks: Opioid Crisis – 1-2:30pm. With host Eugene Ritchie. Discussion after viewing each of two TED talk speakers on this topic. Somers Library. Registration required: 914.232.5717. SomersLibrary.org.

Shamanic Reiki Master Practitioner Training Weekend – Nov 2-4. 6-9pm/Fri; 10am-5pm/Sat and Sun. With Melanie Ryan. Immerse oneself in the teachings of the deep mystery and ancient wisdom of shamanism and reiki healing. $435. Mt Kisco. 914.864.0462. Center4Healing.net.

Shamanic Reiki Healing Circle – 7-9pm. With Alison Jolicoeur, Shamanic Reiki Master Teacher. Beacon of Light Wellness Center. Info: 845.202.3515; BOLWC.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, NOVEMBER 3

Second annual Hudson Valley Vegfest – 11am-6pm. Nov 3 & 4. Celebrates the benefits of vegan living and explores the issues that drive the vegan movement, from food justice to human health concerns to protecting animals and the environment. $10 per ticket or $15 for a two-day pass. Children 10 and under free. Veterans $5 (cash at door only). 258 Titusville Rd., Poughkeepsie. Info: HVVegfest.org.

Healthy Cooking – 11am-3pm. Class from soup to nuts. Preparing one’s foods for optimum assimilation. Private location. Register/cost info, Lorraine: 845.416.4598. EmpoweredByNature.net.

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

Open House at Yellow Monkey Village – 2-6pm. Family-friendly mini yoga sessions at 02Living, collaborative therapeutic art with Mika McLane, Ayurvedic Wellness with Dr. Somesh Kaushik and children’s fashion at Tia Cibani Kids, hot cider and treats from La Maison Fete. 792 Rte. 35, Cross River.

5 Rhythms Dance – 7-9pm. Led by Stephanie Diamond. Beacon of Light Wellness Center. Info: 845.202.3515; BOLWC.com.

SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 4

Water Ceremony – 10-10:30am. Offer up prayers with tobacco and song, sending them down to the Ocean, for the healing of the waters, of Mother Earth and for all Relations. Free. Meet at the Poughkeepsie Boat Launch. Info: 845.473.2206; DreamingGoddess.com.

Second annual Hudson Valley Vegfest – 11am-6pm. Nov 3 & 4. Celebrates the benefits of vegan living and explores the issues that drive the vegan movement, from food justice to human health concerns to protecting animals and the environment. $10 per ticket or $15 for a two-day pass. Children 10 and under free. Veterans $5 (cash at door only). 258 Titusville Rd., Poughkeepsie. Info: HVVegfest.org.

Energy Workers Expo & Fair – 11-4pm. Reiki, reflexology, Vedic astrology, destiny card readings, psychic medium, Chinese medicine and natural beauty, gifts. Free entrance. Devotion Yoga of Westchester, 2055 Albany Post Rd, Croton on Hudson. 914.930.7707. DailyDevotionYoga.com.

Introduction to Thai Yoga Bodywork – 4-6pm. With Branis Buslovich. Beacon of Light Wellness Center. Info: 845.202.3515; BOLWC.com.

MONDAY, NOVEMBER 5

Medicare Info at The Kent Library – 6pm. With Independent insurance agent Jacqueline Gallagher. Program provides lots of important info. Light refreshments will be served. Registration  required. The Kent Library, 17 Sybil’s Crossing off Route 52. Info: 845.225.8585; kentlibrary.org.

Bedford Audubon’s Book Club – 6:30pm/refreshments; 7pm/book discussion . This month we will be reading H is for Hawk by Helen Macdonald. Free. Meet at Bylane. Register/join the Bedford Audubon Book Club with Susan: 914.302.9713. Info: BedfordAudubon.org.

Support Circle – 6:30-7:45pm. With Kacey Morabito Grean. Want to lose weight, find a job or just connect with like-minded people? Brainstorm, network and be inspired. $20. Mariandale Retreat Center, 299 N Highland Ave, Ossining. Info: 914.941.4455. Mariandale.org.

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

TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 6

Qi Gong Classes – November 6, 13, 20 and 27. 6:30-7:30pm. $10. Sacred Space Healing Arts. 436 Main St, Beacon. 845.416.4598. EmpoweredByNature.net.

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 7

New Moon Manifestation – 7-8pm. Together manifest hearts’ desires using The Law of Attraction and the creative energies of the New Moon. $10. Dreaming Goddess 44 Raymond Ave, Poughkeepsie. Info: 845.473.2206; DreamingGoddess.com.

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.

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, NOVEMBER 8

How to Pay for College without Going Broke – 7-830pm. This seminar is designed for parents of high school students. Presented by College Planning 101. Somers Library. Registration required: 914.232.5717. SomersLibrary.org.

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 9

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

Dance Improv with Claire Deane – 7-9pm. No Experience Necessary. Beacon of Light Wellness Center. Info: 845.202.3515; BOLWC.com.

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

8th Annual Family Barn Dance with Live Fiddle Music – 7-9:30pm. With caller Eric Hollman.  Foot-stompin’ event with live, traditional tunes from Ireland, New England, Appalachia and beyond. All ages welcome. No dance experience necessary. Raffle and silent auction. $10 at door. Congers Lake Memorial Park Auditorium, 6 Gilchrest Rd, Congers. Beth Norman: 845.535.3352. Tickets:  BlueRockSchool.org.

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

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 10

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.

Emotional Freedom Technique (EFT) for Mental/Emotional Wellness – 2-4pm. With Elsa Arce. Learn holistic, evidenced-based techniques to bring about emotional and mental stability in one’s life. Take home exercises. $40. Mt Kisco. 914.864.0462. Center4Healing.net.

SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 11

Windows of the Sky: Acupressure Facial – 10am-5:30pm. With Gail Kellstrom. For self-care or add to a practice. 7 CEU’s. $150. 15 Parkway, Katonah. Info: 914.232.5754. JinShinDoNY.com.

Veteran’s Day Yoga Class – Noon-1pm. All levels. Raffle and snacks after class. Free, donations collected for Hudson Valley VA System & Veterans Yoga Project. Devotion Yoga of Westchester, 2055 Albany Post Rd, Croton on Hudson. 914.930.7707. DailyDevotionYoga.com.

Monthly Reiki Circle – 2-3:30pm. With Deborah Amjadi. Experience a restorative reiki healing experience. Reiki healing reduces stress, relieves pain and accelerates healing without the use of medication. $20 suggested. Drop-in. Mt Kisco. 914.864.0462. Center4Healing.net.

Healing for Women – 2-4pm. A special program for women who have been physically or sexually assaulted. Bringing the whole self-back to the light, gently and with grace. $10. Mariandale Retreat Center, 299 N Highland Ave, Ossining. Info: 914.941.4455. Mariandale.org.

Intro to Sound Healing and Sound Bath Meditation – 4-5:30pm. With Daniel Lauter. Beacon of Light Wellness Center. Info: 845.202.3515; BOLWC.com.

MONDAY, NOVEMBER 12

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, November 13

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. Info: 845.473.2206; DreamingGoddess.com.

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 15

Reiki 1 Workshop – Nov 15-16. 10am-3pm. With Regina DeCarlo. Two session class, participants will be attuned to Reiki 1, learn self-healing and how to share it with others. $250 includes manual. Dobbs Ferry. 917.593.5707. ReikiClassWestchesternNY.wordpress.com.

An Evening with Psychic Priscilla Keresy – 6:30-9pm. Presented by Kacey Morabito. Conversation and exploration. $40 includes wine and refreshments. Fundraiser for the Mt Carmel Society. Mt Carmel Hall, Highland Ave at 8th St, Verplanck. Kacey.co.

What is Oral Facial Myofunctional Therapy? – 7:30pm. Judith Dember-Paige explains how children’s facial and airway development are affected by pacifier use, thumb sucking and more. Learn about correcting disorders of the muscles and functions of the face. Rye Free Reading Room, 1061 Boston Post Rd, Rye. HolisticMoms.org.

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 16

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 they ever thought possible. 80 percent Success. Free Info Session. Briarcliff location. 914.473.2015. QuitWithQuinn.com.

Women’s Healing Circle – 7-9pm. With Christine Jude Winus. Beacon of Light Wellness Center. Info: 845.202.3515; BOLWC.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 about a simple, effective method for quitting smoking, alcohol, sugar and more. 80 percent success. Simpler than most dare to believe. Free info session. Briarcliff location. 914.473.2015. QuitWithQuinn.com.

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 17

Fall Information Session and Campus Tour at Blue Rock School – 10am. For parents interested in kindergarten through eighth grade. Meet faculty and learn how the creative learning environment nurtures children’s natural curiosity. 110 Demarest Mill Rd, off Germonds Rd, W Nyack. RSVP, Beverly Stycos, 845.535.3353. BlueRockSchool.org.

Stray HELP Community Day – 11am-4:30pm. Family fun for a cause. Food, raffles, vendors, trapping demonstrations. TARA mobile spay/neuter clinic on site providing low cost surgery and services. Call Paula 845.206.9021 for appointment. 5 Elm St. Trinity Episcopal Church parish hall, Fishkill.

The Essence, Spirit and Energy of Essential Oils – 11am-3pm. Register/cost info, Lorraine: 845.416.4598. EmpoweredByNature.net.

Lovemore Chanting – 7-9pm. With Eileen O’Hare and Friends. Beacon of Light Wellness Center. Info: 845.202.3515; BOLWC.com.

SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 18

Awaken Wellness Fair – 10am-5pm. New York’s best-loved holistic party. Speakers, Healers, Vendors and Readers, 120+ exhibitors. Free admission with this notice. Double Tree Hotel, Tarrytown. AwakenFair.com

Interfaith Sundays—Community Harvest Brunch – 10:30am-noon. All welcome. The Chapel at Croton Falls, 609, Rte 22, next to the Schoolhouse Theater, parking available across the street. Contact for feast contributions: ChapelAtCrotonfalls.org.

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

Quit Alcohol Simply and Permanently – 1-2pm. Learn about quit with Quinn helping people overcome alcohol, smoking, sugar and other addictions more easily than they ever thought possible. 80 percent success. Free info session. NYC location, E37th btwn Park & Lex. 914.473.2015. QuitWithQuinn.com.

Breathwork Circle – 4-5:30pm. With Erika Forsell. Beacon of Light Wellness Center. Info: 845.202.3515; BOLWC.com.

Jo Jayson Artist Workshop & Trunk Show – 2-4pm/Workshop; 4-5:30pm/Trunk Show. Workshop: The Divine Within. Free admission for Trunk Show with sale of Goddess Collection, books and holiday gifts. $40 workshop registration. Mt Kisco. 914.864.0462. Center4Healing.net.

MONDAY, NOVEMBER 19

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

THURSDAY, November 22

Thanksgiving Day Plant-Based Potluck –1-4pm. White Plains Community Unitarian Universalist Congregation is hosting a free Plant-Based Pot Luck Thanksgiving Dinner. Bring at least one plant-based dish ready to serve by 1 p.m. 468 Rosedale Ave., White Plains. Register: EventBrite.com and type “Giving Thanks” in search bar.

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 23

White Friday – 10am-6pm. Frenzied Black Friday is transformed at the Dreaming Goddess to an annual White Friday, with light refreshments, special offers, and rejuvenating holiday magic all weekend. Dreaming Goddess, 44 Raymond Ave, Poughkeepsie. Info: 845.473.2206; DreamingGoddess.com.

Holiday Twilight Tours at Boscobel – 3:30-7pm. Nov 23-25, Dec 1-2 & 8-9. Candlelit mansion decorated for 19th-century Christmas with live music, guides throughout the house museum share stories. Adults $25, children $16, under 5 free. 1601 Rte. 9D, Garrison. Info: 845.265.3638; Boscobel.org.

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

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 24

Hudson River Museum Thanksgiving Weekend – Noon-7:15pm. The museum hosts a full slate of family-friendly activities from noon to 7:15 p.m. on November 24. Free with museum admission. 511 Warburton Ave., Yonkers. Info: 914.963.4550; hrm.org.

Shamanic Reiki Hearth Circle – 5:30-7pm. With Melanie Ryan. Join us in circle to heal, honor the Earth and our ancestors. Shamanic cosmology and journeying. Donations support indigenous people. All welcome. $20 suggested. Mt Kisco. 914.864.0462. Center4Healing.net.

The Greenheart Performs at Good Choice Kitchen – 8-10pm. $6. 147 Main St., Ossining. For more information about the group, visit TheGreenheart.Solutions. Good Choice Kitchen offers vegan, organic seasonal menu. Info: 914.930.1591 GoodChoiceKitchen.com.

Sunday, November 25

Women’s Full Moon Gathering and Annual Pumpkin Soup Gratitude Circle – 7-8:30pm. A non-denominational monthly gathering for women, coming together to draw on the powerful energies of the full moon. Requested donation: $10. Call shop for address. 845.473.2206. DreamingGoddess.com.

MONDAY, NOVEMBER 26

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, NOVEMBER 28

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

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 29

Filling our Hearts with Love through Meditation – 7-8 pm. Meditation/lecture/workshop. Learn the healing and uplifting benefits of meditation through practice of Jyoti meditation. Free. Jim Rose, International speaker and meditation teacher. Mosaic Mental Health Center, 5676 Riverdale Ave, Riverdale. Info: 914.433.1800. sos.org.

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 30

Mindfulness and Empowerment Weekend Retreat – Nov 30-Dec 2. 5pm/Fri-1pm/Sun. Learn Mindfulness and PULSE a technique that empowers and helps to create what is one’s desire in life. $325 includes all workshops, private room for two nights plus six meals. Mariandale Center, Ossining. Janet: 914.548.8372. Info: PulseManifestation.com.

Book Signing – 7pm. With world-renowned medium and clairvoyant Lisa Williams. 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, DECEMBER 1

100-Hour Meditation Teacher Training – Taught by Melanie Ryan. The Center for Health and Healing, Mt Kisco. 914.864.0462. Center4Healing.net.

 

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