Natural Awakenings Calendar Listings for August 2019 in Westchester, Putnam and Dutchess, NY

The following events appear in Natural Awakenings – Westchester, Putnam, Dutchess NY, August 2019 Edition.

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FRIDAY, AUGUST 2

Mindfulness and Empowerment PULSE Retreat – 8/2-8/4. With Janet Alona Catalina. Clarify life dreams, then discover and break through blockages to achieve those dreams. $325 (includes lodging and meals). The Mariandale Center, 299 N. Highland Ave, Ossining. Register: Mariandale.org.

Family Yoga Class – Aug 2 and 9. 10:15-11am. Breath awareness, movement, focus activities and relaxation allowing children to explore and manage their feelings. Includes simple yoga poses, storytelling and crafting. $20/class. Universal Healing Arts Connection, 4 Crestview Ave, Cortlandt Manor. 914.737.4325. UniversalHealingArts.com.

Quit with Quinn, Addiction Free Naturally – 6-7pm. Discover how this energetic healing treatment helps break addictions and improves health and well-being. Q&A plus learn basic healing practices. Free.  location. 914.473.2015. QuitWithQuinn.com.

SATURDAY, AUGUST 3

Workshop for Parents of Young Adults with Severe Emotional Swings – Aug 8 & 9. Topics include mindful parenting, building communication skills, and coping with emotionally intense moments. Schwartzberg Training Center at CBC, 1 N. Broadway, Ste. 702, White Plains. Info: 914.385.1150, cbc-Psychology.com.

Yoga Nidra – 10:30am-11:45pm. With Deirdre Breen. Yoga Nidra heals the nervous system and improves the quality of sleep and relaxation. $25. Golden Prana, 223 Katonah Ave, Katonah. 914.984.3408. GoldenPrana.yoga.

11th annual Wassaic Project Summer Festival – Noon. Showcases the talents of emerging visual artists, musicians, dancers, filmmakers and other creative artists. Free. Luther Barn Field, Wassaic. Info: WassaicProject.org.

Family Yoga Class – Aug 3 and 10. 12:15-1pm. Breath awareness, movement, focus activities and relaxation allowing children to explore and manage their feelings. Includes simple yoga poses, storytelling and crafting. $20/class. Universal Healing Arts Connection, 4 Crestview Ave, Cortlandt Manor. 914.737.4325. UniversalHealingArts.com.

Hudson Valley Exposition – 1-10pm. Music, food, art, displays and interactive activities for all ages. Riverfront Green Park, Peekskill. Info: HVExposition.com.

Essential Oils 101 – 3-5pm. With Diane. What are Carrier Oils? How to Blend Essential & Carrier Oils. Attendees create a fragrance. $40 all materials included. Walk-ins welcome. Angel Aura Spiritual Boutique, 12 W Main St, Pawling (Village). RSVP: 845.493.0432. AngelAuraBoutique.com.

Sun & Earth | Farm & Food Festival –3-8pm. Rain date August 4. Features food from local vendors, live music, farm and solar bus tours, cooking demonstrations, yoga, children’s activities and arts and crafts. Free. Common Ground Farm, 79 Farmstead Lane, Wappingers Falls. Info: CommonGroundFarm.org.

SUNDAY, AUGUST 4

LifeForce Yoga Restorative Reiki Workshop – 11am-1pm. With Merrill Black. Restorative poses with elements of LifeForce Yoga, breath, sounds, reiki and ending with yoga nidra for deep relaxation. Limited space. $45. The Temperance Center, 453 White Plains Rd, Ste 203, Eastchester. Must preregister/pre-pay: 914.793.2600. TheTemperanceCenter.com.

Lockey Maissonneuve—A Girl Raised By Wolves – 1-3pm. Afternoon discussion and refreshments with author Lockey Maissonneuve who discusses her inspiring memoir of her journey through sex trafficking, cancer, murder and more. $45. Nueva Alma Yoga and Wellness. NuevaAlma.com.

Mandala Drawing and Watercolor Painting Workshop – 1-4pm. With Dr. Holly Horner Lovegrove. Reconnect with one’s inner artist while creating a powerful meditation mandala. No experience necessary. $25. Universal Healing Arts Connection, 4 Crestview Ave, Cortlandt Manor. Price info: 914.737.4325. UniversalHealingArts.com.

MONDAY, AUGUST 5

Hot Summer Color Drop-In Art – Aug 5, 12, 19 and 26, 10:30am-12:30pm. With artist and instructor Judika Lieberman. Novice and experts welcome. Bring supplies for the first class such as canvases, paper, brushes and favorite medium. 914.232.5717. Register: SomersLibrary.org.

Free Lecture: Ayurveda, Diet and Nutrition: Achieving Balance and Harmony – 7-9pm. With Dr. Somesh Kaushik. Harrison Public Library, 2 Bruce Ave, Harrison. 914.835.0324. HarrisonPl.org.

TUESDAY, AUGUST 6

Qigong Morning & Evening Class – Aug 6, 13, 20 and 27. 9:30-10:30am/mornings; 7-8pm/evenings. Perfect for beginners. An ancient Chinese art that involves meditation, controlled breathing and gentle movement. $15/class. Universal Healing Arts Connection, 4 Crestview Ave, Cortlandt Manor. 914.737.4325. UniversalHealingArts.com.

Qi Gong Classes – August 6, 13 and 27. 10-11am. $15/class. Sandy Dutchess Yoga, 1575 Rte 376, Lynn Bldg at the corner of All Angels Hills Rd, Wappingers Falls. Register/price pkgs available: 845.416.4598. Dutchess Yoga direct: 845.902.8206. EmpoweredByNature.net.

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

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 7

Yin Yoga Class – Aug 7, 14, 21 and 28. 6:30-7:30pm. For beginners or a way to unwind. Increases circulation in the joints and improves flexibility, enlightening body, mind and spirit. $15/class. Universal Healing Arts Connection, 4 Crestview Ave, Cortlandt Manor. 914.737.4325. UniversalHealingArts.com.

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, Carrie: 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, AUGUST 8

Past Life Regression – 7:30-9pm. With Gene Krackehl. Relax and perhaps discover another lifetime. $30. Universal Healing Arts Connection, 4 Crestview Ave, Cortlandt Manor. 914.737.4325. UniversalHealingArts.com.

FRIDAY, AUGUST 9

Conflict Resolution Program Workshop Facilitator Training – Aug 9-11. Alternatives to Violence Project is a volunteer program that runs conflict resolution workshops for prison inmates. Quaker Meetinghouse, 133 Popham Rd., Scarsdale. info, Fred 203.405.6103, or avpny.org.

Quit with Quinn, Addiction Free Naturally – 6-7pm. Discover how this energetic healing treatment helps break addictions and improves health and well-being. Q&A plus learn basic healing practices. Free. Briarcliff location. 914.473.2015. QuitWithQuinn.com.

Gallery Séance & Paranormal Investigation – 6:30pm. Connect with Spirit in between realms with psychic mediums Diane, Martha, Sacred Owl, CalmerWind, Lailani and paranormal investigator Billy Beehler. $25. Angel Aura Spiritual Boutique, 12 W Main St, Pawling (Village). RSVP: 845.493.0432. AngelAuraBoutique.com.

SATURDAY, AUGUST 10

Sunflower Festival – Aug 10 & 11. Five acres of sunflowers. Relax, get a bite to eat, and enjoy a glass of wine while listening to live music surrounded by beautiful sunflowers. Barton Orchards Farm, 63 Apple Tree Ln, Poughquag. Info: 845.227.2306, bartonorchards.com.

Walk with a Doc – 10-11am. Join Dr. Kurt Beil for a free monthly community event featuring a short health talk followed by a walk around Gedney Park in Millwood. 155 Millwood Rd. Info: 914.362.8315. WalkWithADoc.org/our-locations/NorthernWestchester.

Great Hudson Estuary Fish Count – 2pm.Take part in a citizen science project to seine for fish and other creatures and share the results with other sites taking part in the this event. Free for members. $10 nonmembers. Kathryn W. Davis RiverWalk Center, 266 Palmer Ave, Sleepy Hollow. Info: 914.762.2912. Teatown.org.

MONDAY, AUGUST 12

Executive Functioning Success: Thinking, Organizing, Regulating Skills for Ages – 9-11am, Aug12, 14, 19, 21, 26 and 28. 3:30-4:30pm. Led by Jennifer Lupiani. $480. Zen Zone Sensory Gym, 2055 Albany Post Rd, Croton-on-Hudson. 914.737.9663. ZenZoneGym.com.

Kinder-skills: Kindergarten Prep for Ages 5 and Up – Aug 12, 14, 16, 19, 21 and 23. 10-11:55am. Led by Melissa Wassil. $300. Zen Zone Sensory Gym, 2055 Albany Post Rd, Croton-on-Hudson. 914.737.9663. ZenZoneGym.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, AUGUST 13

Somers Library Book Club – Aug 13, Sept 3, Oct 22, Nov12 and Dec 10. 6:30-8pm. Led by Diana Cunningham. The August book title is Circe, by Madeline Miller. Info/register: 914.232.5717. SomersLibrary.org.

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 14

Outdoor Yoga Class – 7-8pm. With Elisha Simpson, Crossover Yoga Project. Celebrate the first Global Therapy with a livestream trauma informed yoga class. BYO mat and water. Free. Louis Engel Waterfront Park, 25 Westerly, Ossining. 914.319.4010. Mind Body Ossining.

Info Session for Green Homes sale at Rocky Corner Cohousing in Bethany, CT – 7-9pm. Friendly neighborhood with an organic farm five miles north of New Haven. A great place to raise kids, to be creative, to grow, to retire. RSVP: 203.903.2646 to get the Zoom link.

Numerology Workshop: 10 Bodies and Kundalini – 7-9pm. With Dev Shabad. Workshop combining kundalini yoga and numerology. Birthdays provide clues as to what peoples’ bodies and souls need to achieve balance and alignment in life. 35. Golden Prana, 223 Katonah Ave, Katonah. 914.984.3408. GoldenPrana.yoga.

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.

THURSDAY, AUGUST 15

Full Moon Lunar Gong Bath in Aquarius – 7-9pm. Hari Sangat and Dev Shabad team up for a special talk on the astrology and numerology. Then release and renew with the healing sounds of the gong. $25. Golden Prana, 223 Katonah Ave, Katonah. 914.984.3408. GoldenPrana.yoga.

Sacred Circle: For Healers Only – 7:30-9pm. With Gene Krackehl. Reiki healers, or those who do any form of energy healing work participate in an opportunity to share/receive talents. $20. Universal Healing Arts Connection, 4 Crestview Ave, Cortlandt Manor. 914.737.4325. UniversalHealingArts.com.

FRIDAY, AUGUST 16

Inspirational Weekend Vacation Retreat for Women – Aug 16-18. Shop for antiques. Outdoor meditation and a circle of prayer. A labyrinth and walking trails. Led by Kacey Morabito Grean of Shine On The Health & Happiness Show. Graymoor, Garrison. Details: Kacey.co.

Quit with Quinn, Addiction Free Naturally – 6-7pm. Discover how this energetic healing treatment helps break addictions and improves health and well-being. Q&A plus learn basic healing practices. Free. Briarcliff location. 914.473.2015. QuitWithQuinn.com.

SATURDAY, AUGUST 17

Sunflower Festival – Aug 17 & 18. Five acres of sunflowers. Relax, get a bite to eat, and enjoy a glass of wine while listening to live music surrounded by beautiful sunflowers. Barton Orchards Farm , 63 Apple Tree Ln, Poughquag. Info: 845.227.2306, bartonorchards.com.

Outdoor Yoga Class – 9-10am. With Elisha Simpson, Crossover Yoga Project. BYO mat and water. Free. Louis Engel Waterfront Park, 25 Westerly, Ossining. 914.319.4010. Mind Body Ossining.

Green Homes Sale Info Session and Tour – 10am-1pm. Rocky Corner cohousing in Bethany CT is a friendly neighborhood with an organic farm five miles north of New Haven. 58 Old Amity Rd, Bethany. Learn more/RSVP: 203.903.2646. RockyCorner.org.

Volunteer Stewardship Day – 10am-1:30pm. Help care for a rare Salt Marsh habitat by removing vines and weeds that are overwhelming plants. Any amount of time given is welcome. WLT’s Otter Creek Preserve, Taylors Ln, Mamaroneck. WestchesterLandTrust.org.

Psychic Mediumship Meet-Up – 4-6pm. A gathering for psychic development. Learn techniques to help with spiritual growth. Walk-ins welcome. $40. Angel Aura Spiritual Boutique, 12 W Main St, Pawling (Village). RSVP: 845.493.0432. AngelAuraBoutique.com.

Aquarian Sadhana with Hari Sangat Kaur – 5:30-8am. Connect with one’s soul in the Amrit Vela early morning. Begin day on the highest note of supreme consciousness. By donation. Golden Prana, 223 Katonah Ave, Katonah. 914.984.3408. GoldenPrana.yoga.

SUNDAY, AUGUST 18

Open Wide – 1-2pm. A family event. Join a naturalist to learn about snakes and lizards during a lively hands-on presentation. Stay until the end and check out the snakes’ snack time. $5 for members, $8 for nonmembers. Greenburgh Nature Center, 99 Dromore Rd, Scarsdale. GreenburghNatureenter.org.

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 21

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, AUGUST 23

Quit with Quinn, Addiction Free Naturally – 6-7pm. Discover how this energetic healing treatment helps break addictions and improves health and well-being. Q&A plus learn basic healing practices. Free. Briarcliff location. 914.473.2015. QuitWithQuinn.com.

Night Sky Story Walk – 8-9:30pm. All ages and their families. Lewisboro Library hosts a flashlight walk with a story telling twist and stargazing at WLT’s Pine Croft Meadow Preserve, 102 Mead St, Waccabuc. WestchesterLandTrust.org.

SATURDAY, AUGUST 24

Annual Tuckahoe Summer Fest – 10:30am-2:30pm. A street vendor festival organized and sponsored by the Eastchester Tuckahoe Chamber of Commerce. Free. Depot Square. (outside Starbucks), Tuckahoe. Info: Eastchester Tuckahoe Chamber of Commerce on Facebook.

Health Counseling Q & A Session – 3-5pm. With Dr. Somesh Kaushik. For anyone interested in the upcoming year-long Ayurvedic Health Counseling Certification Course (CAHC) being held at the clinic starting in Oct. Clinic location: 792 Rte 35, Cross River. RSVP for Q&A session: 914.875.9088.

SUNDAY, AUGUST 25

Monthly World Peace Flag Ceremony – Noon-1pm. Free. The World Peace Sanctuary, 26 Benton Rd, Wassaic. Info, Ann Marie Robustelli: 845.337.2599.

Yoga Teacher Training Open House – 12:30-1:30pm. Want to be a certified yoga teacher? Attend the next 200-hr Yoga Teacher Training at Nueva Alma Yoga and Wellness. Sept 2019-Jan 2020. Affordable. Payment plans. Free open house. Info: NuevaAlma.com.

MONDAY, AUGUST 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.

Yoga Teacher Training Open House – 8:15-9pm.Want to be a certified yoga teacher? Attend the next 200-hr Yoga Teacher Training at Nueva Alma Yoga and Wellness. Sept 2019-Jan 2020. Affordable. Payment plans. Free open house. Info: NuevaAlma.com.

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 28

Info Session for Green Homes sale at Rocky Corner Cohousing in Bethany, CT – 7-9pm. Friendly neighborhood with an organic farm five miles north of New Haven. A great place to raise kids, to be creative, to grow, to retire. RSVP: 203.903.2646 to get the Zoom link.

THURSDAY, AUGUST 29

The Sunset Market – 5-8:30pm. Healthy Living and Holistic Wellness Area. Fun for all ages. Vendors, live music, a beer garden, children’s activities, and more. Mall at Jefferson Valley. Info: JeffersonValleyMall.com.

FRIDAY, AUGUST 30

Quit with Quinn, Addiction Free Naturally – 6-7pm. Discover how this energetic healing treatment helps break addictions and improves health and well-being. Q&A plus learn basic healing practices. Free. 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.

SATURDAY, AUGUST 31

Family Garden Day – 10am-1pm. Family event discovering where veggies come from, learn simple organic gardening techniques and how to grow food. 11:30am/break for a kid friendly cooking lesson with vegetables from the garden. WLT’s Sugar Hill Farm, 403 Harris Rd, Bedford Hills. WestchesterLandTrust.org.

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 1

Feeding Fun – 1-2pm. It’s mealtime for the nature center’s animals. See what’s on the menu and learn how the resident critters are kept healthy. Free for members. $8 for nonmembers. Greenburgh Nature Center, 99 Dromore Rd, Scarsdale. GreenburghNatureCenter.org.

95th Annual Yorktown Grange Fair – Sept 6-8. A true agricultural fair, “Back to the Garden”is the theme this year. Includes 4H showcase, audience participation games, carnival rides and live entertainment. $10 per car. Yorktown Grange Fair Grounds, 99 Moseman Road Yorktown Heights. Info: YorktownGrangeFair.org.

 

 

 

 

 

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