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

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

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UPCOMING EVENTS
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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.

The Margaret Eberle Fair Trade Festival – 10am-4pm. More than 30 international and local fair trade arts and crafts vendors. Live music. Free parking. $5 suggested admission. MUMC Sanctuary, Memorial United Methodist Church, White Plains.

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

Annual Arlington Holiday Festival – Noon-6pm. Sip Goddess nog while walking through the streets of Arlington on the Eggnog Crawl. Shopping village, children’s activities, holiday parade and tree lighting. Dreaming Goddess 44 Raymond Ave, Poughkeepsie. 845.473.2206. ArlingtonHasIt.org.

Monthly Sound Healing with Tibetan Singing Bowls – 5:30-7pm. Michelle Clifton. Experience deep relaxation and cleansing using the ancient sound healing bowls. $40 drop-in. Mt Kisco. Info: 914.447.0822. Center4Healing.net.

5 Rhythms Dance – 7-9pm. Dance the 5 Rhythms and allow the body to be danced. Beacon of Light Wellness Center. 845.202.3515. BOLWC.com.

SUNDAY, DECEMBER 2

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 of relations. Free. Meet at the Poughkeepsie Boat Launch. 845.473.2206 DreamingGoddess.com.

Essential Oils for Stress Relief and Anxiety – 11:30am-1:30pm. With Jessica Sheridan owner of Lionessheart Botanicals. Make a mini aromatherapy inhaler and roll-on. All supplies included. NYIOA certified. $30. Balance Wellness Studio, 1851 E Main, Rte 6, Mohegan Lake. Must RSVP: 914.374.1471; BalanceOn6.com.

Voice Empowerment Workshop – 1-4 pm. Presented by Ronni Sarrett: VocalFocus.com. Free the voice to free expressiveness. $40/$45, Wainwright House, 260 Stuyvesant Ave, Rye. 914.967.6080. WainwrightHouse.org.

Internationally Acclaimed Psychic Medium Suzane Northrop’s Small Group Message Circle – 1:30-3pm. $299. Synchronicity, 1511 Rte 22, Brewster. Questions: 845.363.1765. Register: 888.692.8111. Online registration/follow link: SynchronicityNY.com.

Goddess as Muse: 25th Anniversary Celebration of The Wild Mother – 2:30-4:30pm. With author Elizabeth Cunningham, Explore one’s own experience as Goddess as the muse in work and in life. Dreaming Goddess, 44 Raymond Ave, Poughkeepsie. 845.473.2206. DreamingGoddess.com.

The Ecstasy of Tantric Drawing – 3-6pm. With Diane Green and jLTg Holo. Touch boundless freedom and limitless creativity with timeless tantra. Beacon of Light Wellness Center. 845.202.3515. BOLWC.com.

MONDAY, DECEMBER 3

Osteoporosis Awareness Group Plus Holiday Party – 7-9pm. Speaker is Annette Jackson from Buff Bones, a system of exercise for bone and joint health. Free. Burke Rehabilitation Hospital, 785 Mamaroneck Ave, corner Heatherbloom Rd, White Plains. Info: Susan: 914.260.9339.

Monday Meditation Class – Dec 3, 10 and 17. 7:30-9pm. Guided moving meditations. $5. Ganesha Spa, Peekskill. Irina Ionina: 914.906.7238. GaneshaSpa.com.

TUESDAY, DECEMBER 4

Community Opioid Overdose Training – 6-7:30pm. Free training for the public on how to respond to an opioid overdose using Naloxone (Narcan). Somers Library, Rte 139 and Reis Park, Somers. Preregistration required: 914.995.6584. Westchestergov.com/health.

Qi Gong Classes – Dec 4, 11 and 18. 6:30-7:30pm. $10 each date. Sacred Space Healing Arts, 436 Main St, Beacon. Register: 845.416.4598. EmpoweredByNature.net.

Ayurveda, Diet and Nutrition: Achieving Balance and Harmony – 7-9pm. With Dr. Somesh Kaushik, an Ayurvedic and Naturopathic physician. Free lecture. Pawling Library, 11 Broad St, Pawling. 845.355.8444. PawlingLibrary.org.

WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 5

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, DECEMBER 6

Foodie Club for Teens – Dec 6, Jan 3, 17, Feb 14 and 28. 3:15-4:30pm. Make snacks and small meals for the group to enjoy using the library staff kitchen. For teens/tweens in grades 6th and up. Somers Library. Register: 914.232.5717. Additional dates: SomersLibrary.org.

Raw Rainbow Food Workshop – 7-9pm. Fun and interactive workshop about raw rainbow eating. $30. The Aligned Center, 1 Bridge St, Ste 64, Irvington. Faryn Sand: 914.292.0930. TheAlignedCenter.com.

Fluoride and Sugar Secrets – 7:30pm. Holistic Moms meeting with dentist turned food and environmental educator, Dr Susan Rubin. Learn info and dental strategies for all ages. Rye Free Reading Room, 1061 Boston Post Rd, Rye. Hosted by: HolisticMoms.org.

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 7

Qi Gong Classes – Dec 7, 14, 21 and 28. 10-11am. $15. Sandy Dutchess Yoga, 1575 Rte 376, Lynn Building at the corner of All Angels Hills Rd, Wappingers Falls. Register: Empowered by Nature: 845.416.4598. Dutchess Yoga direct: 845.902.8206. Empoweredbynature.net.

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 plus success. Simpler than most dare to believe. Free info session. Briarcliff location. 914.473.2015. QuitWithQuinn.com.

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. 845.473.2206. DreamingGoddess.com.

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 plus success. Free. Briarcliff location. 914.473.2015. QuitWithQuinn.com.

SATURDAY, DECEMBER 8

Winter Solstice/Transitioning with the Season Workshop – 12/8, 12/15 & 12/22. A 3 part Workshop Event. First 2 gatherings build in preparation for the final gathering on the 22nd which will include a labyrinth walk. $225. 109 Croton Ave, suite 205, Ossining. Info: Lauren 914.534.1294. WillowWispWellness.com.

Reiki I Class – Dec 8 and 9. 9am-2pm. With Irina Ionina Reiki Master. Usui-Takata lineage with 22-years’ experience. $300. Peekskill. 914.906.7238. Info: GaneshaSpa.com.

Fall in Love with Yourself Workshop – Noon-3pm.With Eva Kornet. Learn tools to fall in love with oneself and live  daily life from the heart. $40. Yoga of Westchester, 2055 Albany Post Rd, Croton on Hudson. Register in advance: 914.930.7707. DailyDevotionYoga.com.

Network Spinal Analysis Talk – 2-4pm. Learn about NSA and experience a mini-session to release stored tension in the nervous system. $40. $35 advance. The Center for Health and Healing, 4 Smith Ave, 2nd Flr, Mt Kisco. Register: 914.218.6424. Info: LawrenceGSternDC.com.

SUNDAY, DECEMBER 9

Divine Sleep Yoga Nidra – 10-11am. With Claudia Gukeisen. Take part in a monthly guided relaxation practice, which brings mind and body into its natural healing and restful state. $20 drop-in. Mt Kisco. 914.673.3313. Center4Healing.net.

Meditation to Awaken Your Light Body – 11:30am-1pm. With Michael Rosenbaum. $20. Synchronicity, 1511 Rte 22, Brewster. RSVP/reserve spot: 845.363.1765. SynchronicityNY.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.

Intro to Sound Healing and Deep Relaxation Sound Bath Meditation – 4-5:30pm. Experience an interactive session on best uses of sound tools and an immersive sound meditation. Beacon of Light Wellness Center. 845.202.3515. BOLWC.com.

MONDAY, DECEMBER 10

Winter Art Drop-In – Dec 10, 17, Jan 7, 14 and 28. 10:30am-12:30pm. Relaxing drop-in art class. Quiet music will accompany while participants relax and create art with other enthusiastic art lovers. $30. Somers Library. Info: 914.232.5717. SomersLibrary.org.

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, DECEMBER 11

Ayurveda Seasonal Detoxing: How to Do It Safely and Gently – 12:30-1:30pm. With Dr. Somesh Kaushik, an Ayurvedic and Naturopathic physician. Free lecture. North Castle Library, 19 Wippoorwill Rd E, Armonk. 914.273.3887. NorthCatleLibrary.org.

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

Coping with Loss: A Panel Discussion – 7-9pm. The holidays can be an especially challenging time to navigate, grief-panelists will share on coping resiliently. $10. The Aligned Center, 1 Bridge St, Ste 64, Irvington. Faryn Sand: 914.292.0930. TheAlignedCenter.com.

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 14

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 plus success. Free info session. 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 about a simple, effective method for quitting smoking, alcohol, sugar and more. 80 percent plus success. Simpler than most dare to believe. Free info session. Briarcliff location. 914.473.2015. QuitWithQuinn.com.

SATURDAY, DECEMBER 15

Lovemore Chanting – 7-9pm. With Eileen O’Hare and friends. Join in for an evening of sacred chanting. Beacon of Light Wellness Center. 845.202.3515. BOLWC.com.

SUNDAY, DECEMBER 16

Essential Oils for Minor Aches and Pains – 11:30am-1:30pm. With Jessica Sheridan. Learn to make 1oz bath salts and oil roll-on. All supplies included. NYIOA certified. $45. Balance Wellness Studio, 1851 E Main, Rte 6, Mohegan Lake. Must RSVP: 914.374.1471 BalanceOn6.com.

Natural Way to Quit Alcohol, Sugar, Smoking… – 1-2pm. Learn about a simple, effective treatment for quitting smoking, alcohol, sugar and more. 80 percent plus success. Simpler than most dare to believe. Free info session. NYC location, E37th btwn Park & Lex. 914.473.2015. QuitWithQuinn.com.

Breathwork – 4-5:30pm. With Erika Forsell. Breathwork is an active meditation that uses the breath as a guide to our emotional body. Beacon of Light Wellness Center. 845.202.3515. BOLWC.com.

Winter Solstice Healing Night – 4-6pm. With Merrill Black. Restorative yoga, singing, lighting ceremony and meditation. $30, half will go to charity. The Temperance Center, 453 White Plains Rd, Ste 203, Eastchester. 914.793.260. TheTemperanceCenter.com.

Winter Solstice Magic: Interfaith Celebration of the Light – 6pm. Live music, magic and mystery. All ages are invited to bring a drum or a rattle. $15. Suggested donation. The Chapel at Croton Falls, 609 Rte 22, Croton Falls. Info: ChapelatCrotonFalls.org.

MONDAY, DECEMBER 17

Energy Healing and Stress Relief – 6-7:30pm.With Rose Christmas. Adult program. Registration is required. The Kent Library, 17 Sybil’s Crossing. Info: 845.225.8585. KentLibrary.org.

TUESDAY, DECEMBER 18

The Marriage of Psychotherapy & Astrology: A match made in ‘Heaven’ – With  Alan Ellis LCSW, Westchester Holistic Network, 7-8:30pm. Networking begins 6:30pm. WHN members and first-timers free. $10 for repeat non-members. Ixchel Center, Hartsdale Register: WestchesterHolisticNetwork.org.

WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 19

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, DECEMBER 21

BodyWise Meditations: Unwinding with the Inward Spiral of Winter – 12/21/18- 3/21/19. Candle lit classes start with circle, grounding, intention setting and partially guided meditation. $360 (includes a gift bundle) or $35 each class. 109 Croton Ave, suite 205, Ossining. Info: Lauren 914.534.1294. WillowWispWellness.com.

Winter Solstice Celebration – 7-9pm. Join in for meditation, gong bath and drum circle in celebrate the return of the Sun. $40. Register in advance. Yoga of Westchester, 2055 Albany Post Rd, Croton on Hudson. Register in advance: 914.930.7707. DailyDevotionYoga.com.

SATURDAY, DECEMBER 22

Shamanic Reiki Hearth Circle – 5:30-7pm. With Melanie Ryan. Join in for a Winter Solstice Ceremony. Shamanic cosmology. Donations support indigenous people. All welcome. $20 suggested. Mt Kisco. 914.864.0462. Center4Healing.net.

MONDAY, DECEMBER 24

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.

Christmas at the Chapel – 7:30 pm. Christmas Eve service. Led by acting Pastor June Tompkins. Deborah Moldow, Soloist. The Chapel at Croton Falls, 609 Rte 22, Croton Falls. Info: ChapelAtCrotonFalls.org.

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 28

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.

 

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