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

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

For additional event listings, updates and changes, visit our free online calendar on our main website at WakeUpNaturally.com.

UPCOMING EVENTS
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FRIDAY, JUNE 1

Shamanic Reiki Training Master Practitioner Level – June 1-3. 10am-5pm. With Melanie Ryan. Professional weekend training. Be attuned to Mikao Usui Reiki Master symbol and the intuitive, psychic healing powers used for centuries by ancient indigenous shamans. $425. Mt Kisco. 914.864.0462. Center4Healing.net.

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

Healing Ceremony – 7-9pm. With Shamanic healer “Curandera” Rocio La Rosa. $40. Synchronicity, 1511 Rte 22, Brewster. RSVP: 845.363.1765. SynchronicityNY.com.

Sunset Qigong: Aligning Mind, Body and Spirit with Universal Energy – June 1, 8, 15, 22 & 29. 7:30-8:30pm. Sunset Qigong-Facing West over the Hudson River. All welcome. No prior experience necessary. Dress comfortably. The Mariandale Center, Ossining. 914.941.4455. Mariandale.org.

SATURDAY, JUNE 2

Snapping Turtles! Boscobel – 7:30am. Rain-or-shine. Presentation about snapping turtles and introduction to turtles living in the marsh. Explore Boscobel’s gardens and grounds. Refreshments. Admission $12/adults, $8/children, free under 5. Info, visit Boscobel.org.

Field Trip: Mianus River Gorge – 7:30-11am. Join BAS Naturalist Tait Johansson and Preserve Manager Budd Veverka for an early-morning bird walk at this beautiful old-growth forest. Moderate-strenuous. Register, Susan: 914.302.9713. BedfordAudubon.org.

Farm Fest at HHF – 10am-4pm. Children’s games, face painting, activities, artisans, food vendors, hayrides, farm animals and more. $10-per-family. Hilltop Hanover Farm, 1271 Hanover St., Yorktown Heights. Info: HilltopHanoverFarm.org.

Primrose Hill School Annual Gala – 7-10pm. evening of entertainment and collaborative change-making to support Primrose Hill School, an independent school focused on inclusive, nature-based education. At CO, Rhinebeck’s cooperative co-working space. Info/tickets: PrimroseHillSchool.com.

SUNDAY, JUNE 3

Bird Walk: Muscoot Farm – 7:30-11am. Join Bedford Audubon’s Naturalist Tait Johansson and the Friends of Muscoot Farm for a bird walk on these beautiful. Free. Level of difficulty is easy-moderate. Register, Susan: 914.302.9713. BedfordAudubon.org.

Birds of Prey Day at Green Chimneys – 10am-4pm. Get up close and personal with eagles, hawks, owls and falcons and learn from top wildlife experts. $15/adults, $5/children and seniors. Green Chimneys, 400 Doansburg Rd. Brewster. Info: GreenChimneys.org.

Guided Meditation – 11am. 45-min group session. $10. 18 person limit, reserve space. The Source NY, 143 Boardman Rd, Bldg 3, Poughkeepsie. 845.214.0452. TheSource-NY.com.

Aura Soma Colour Therapy Discussion – Noon. 60-min group session. There will be a drawing for one free colour reading. Free. The Source NY, 143 Boardman Rd, Bldg 3, Poughkeepsie. 845.214.0452. TheSource-NY.com.

TUESDAY, JUNE 5

First Tuesday Bird Walk – 7:30-9:30am. Free. Level of physical difficulty is easy-moderate. Deans Bridge, at eastern end of bridge, Somers. Register, Susan: 914.302.9713. BedfordAudubon.org.

Kundalini Yoga & Gong Meditation – 7-8:30pm. With Pritam Bani Kaur. Use movement, sound current, breath and meditation to relax and heal mind and body. All levels. $20 drop-in. First class free. Devotion Yoga, 2055 Albany Post Rd, Croton on Hudson. 914.930.7707. DailyDevotionYoga.com.

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 6

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.

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, JUNE 8

One Light Healing Touch School – June 8-10. Meets June-Nov with Penny and Ron Lavin. Training includes 33 advanced healing techniques and 50 practices for healing oneself and others. NCBTMB CEUs. Lagrangeville. Register: Penny: 845.878.5165. OLHT1.com.

Happy Hour Yoga – 7-8pm. Vinyasa class set to varying musical playlists each month. Fun and energetic. $130. Cold Spring Yoga, 75 Main St. 845.265.4444. ColdSpringYoga.com.

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

Igniting Sacred Sexuality: A Couples Series – 7-9pm. With Kevin Spath and Cat Guthrie. A progressive/experiential three-Fri series exploring a radical mind-shift about sexuality and intimacy. $175 early bird. Mt Kisco. Kevin: 914.673.0007. Center4Healing.net.

SATURDAY, JUNE 9

Meditation: A Daily Peaceful Retreat – 11am-12:15pm. With Bruce Berger. Meditation, lecture workshop. Discover the benefits of meditation. Learn to focus within and find peace and calm. Free. 1st Unitarian Society of Westchester, 25 Old Jackson Ave, Hastings-On-Hudson. Info: 914.433.1800. SOS.org.

Reiki 1 Class – June 9-10. 1-5pm both days. With Anne Bentzen. Learn foundation skills for self-healing and treating others. Receive four attunements, manual and certificate. $200. Armonk Register: 914.588.4079. Balancing4Life.com.

Natural Strategies for Chemical Detox – 2-4pm. With Dr. Kurt Beil. Learn ways to prevent and reduce the impacts of toxins so health is restored and symptoms resolved and natural cleansing detox options that optimizes a healthier, toxin-free life. $40 door. Mt Kisco. 914.864.0462. Center4Healing.net.

Tibetan Sound Bowl Healing – 5:30-7pm. With Michelle Clifton. Bowls create a celestial harmonic sound that resonates with our energy field, having a profound healing effect on the nervous system, mind, body and soul. $40 door. Mt Kisco. Michelle: 914.447.0822. Center4Healing.net.

SUNDAY, JUNE 10

Field Trip: Bashakill Marsh & Shawangunk Grasslands National Wildlife Refuge – 7:30am-3pm. Grab binoculars and join Naturalist Tait Johansson for a full day of birding. Depart Bylane at 6am and return 4pm. Free. Level of difficulty is moderate. Register, Susan: 914.302.9713.

Guided Meditation – 11am. 45-min group session. $10. 18 person limit, reserve space. The Source NY, 143 Boardman Rd, Bldg 3, Poughkeepsie. 845.214.0452. TheSource-NY.com.

Mediumship Class – 11am-5pm. With the accomplished medium Adam Bernstein. $150. Synchronicity, 1511 Rte 22, Brewster. RSVP: 845.363.1765. Info: SynchronicityNY.com.

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

Aura Soma Colour Therapy Discussion – Noon. 60-min group session. There will be a drawing for one free colour reading. Free. The Source NY, 143 Boardman Rd, Bldg 3, Poughkeepsie. 845.214.0452. TheSource-NY.com.

Usui Reiki Monthly Circle – 2-3:30pm. With Deborah Amjadi. Healing reduces stress, relieves pain and accelerates healing without medication use. Individual or group energy healing. Practitioners are welcome to participate in reiki exchanges. $20 cash. Mt Kisco. 914.864.0462. Center4Healing.net.

Kundalini Yoga & Gong Meditation – 5-6:30pm. With Pritam Bani Kaur. Use movement, sound current, breath and meditation to relax and heal mind and body. All levels. First class free. $20 drop-in. Devotion Yoga, 2055 Albany Post Rd, Croton on Hudson. 914.930.7707. DailyDevotionYoga.com.

MONDAY, JUNE 11

The Healing Circle: Relax, Restore and Return to Balance – 1-2:30pm. Reiki, a subtle healing practice that supports body, mind and spirit, prompts an overall calming, balancing and healing response that enhances health and well-being. $20. The Mariandale Center, Ossining. 914.941.4455. Mariandale.org.

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

TUESDAY, JUNE 12

Introduction to Foot Reflexology Course # LES429 – June 12 and 14. 6-8pm. $49. Dutchess Community College – South Campus – Wappingers Falls. Register directly with school: 845.431.8910. Online: SunyDutchess.edu/cfweb.

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 13

Talkwalk at the Dam: Netwalk – 10am-12:30pm. Not a Race or Expo. Entrepreneurs and executives take business a step further. Inspiration, Insights, Introductions, Impact. Pre-Registration only. Tickets online: Womeninbusiness.org or 914.288.9888.

Grand Opening of Candles & Wine Co – 6-10pm. An opening celebration at Wine and Beer Bar featuring light food, wine and beer. 25/27 Depot Plaza, Bedford Hills.

Mediumship Message Gallery – 6-8pm. With Adam Bernstein. $40. Synchronicity, 1511 Rte 22, Brewster. RSVP: 845.363.1765. Info: SynchronicityNY.com.

Free Lecture: Ayurveda and Yoga—The Health Connection – 7-9pm. With Dr. Somesh Kaushik, an Ayurvedic and Naturopathic physician. Free dosha readings after the lecture. Thrivologie, 197 Ethan Allen Hwy, Ridgefield, CT. 203.416.9416. Thrivologie.com.

The Migratory Bird Treaty Act: One Hundred Years Later – 7:30pm. Interim Executive Director of the Bedford Audubon Society Suzanne Cahill, discusses the history of the MBTA and recent changes made under the Trump administration. Katonah Village Library.

FRIDAY, JUNE 15

Reiki Healing Circle – 1-3pm. With Anne Bentzen. Restore body, mind and soul connections. Meditation and deep relaxation offer natural healing solutions. Max 12. $30. Apogee, 170 Harris Rd, Bedford Hills. RSVPs required: 914.244.1606. Text/more info: 914.588.4079.

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

SATURDAY, JUNE 16

Clearwater Festival – 6/16 & 6/17. Music and Environmental Festival at Croton Point Park, Croton-on-Hudson. To purchase tickets and for more info visit: ClearwaterFestival.org or call 888.718.4253 opt. 1. Kids 11 and under free!

Connecting to the Wisdom of Plants LES433 – 9am-1pm. $59. Dutchess Community College – South Campus – Wappingers Falls. Register directly with school: 845.431.8910 Online: SunyDutchess.edu/cfweb.

Buddhist-Christian Dialogue – 10am-2pm. Explore the many similarities between these two traditions. Review many of the teachings of Jesus and the Buddha and discuss the way of the Saint and the way of the Bodhisattva. $35 includes lunch. The Mariandale Center, Ossining. 914.941.4455. Mariandale.org.

Crystal & Sound Healing Workshop – 1-3:30pm. Access energies of mineral kingdom to release belief systems, cleanse energy and journey with sound to manifest true desires. $75. Devotion Yoga of Westchester, 2055 Albany Post Rd, Croton on Hudson. 914.930.7707. Preregister: DailyDevotionYoga.com.

Free Lecture, Afternoon of Ayurveda: Insomnia: Acute or Chronic—Reasons & Solutions – 3-5pm. Dr. Kaushik’s Ayurvedic and Naturopathic Clinic, Yellow Monkey Village, 792 Rte 35, Cross River. 914.875.9088. DrKaushik.com.

Sunday, June 17

Clearwater Festival – 6/16 & 6/17. Music and Environmental Festival at Croton Point Park, Croton-on-Hudson. To purchase tickets and for more info visit: ClearwaterFestival.org or call 888.718.4253 opt. 1. Kids 11 and under free!

Interfaith Sundays at The Chapel at Croton Falls – 10:30am-12pm. Come feel inspired. All welcome – Refreshments to follow. The Chapel at Croton Falls, 609, Rt. 22, Croton Falls (next to the Schoolhouse Theater). Parking available across street. Info: chapelatcrotonfalls.org.

TUESDAY, JUNE 19

Field Trip: Sterling Forest – 8am-3pm. Naturalist Tait Johansson leads adventure to Sterling Forest in search of Golden-winged, Hooded, and Cerulean Warblers, and others. Depart Bylane 7am. Free. Level of difficulty is moderate. Register, Susan: 914.302.9713.

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

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 20

Get On Your Mat For Mental Health – 5:30-7:30pm. Outdoor mega-yoga event in support of mental health services, featuring music, marketplace and hour class led Sarah Platt-Finger. Court St. between Main St. and Martine Ave. Downtown White Plains. $30 adults/$15 little yogis. Register: mhawestchester.org. 914.265.7511.

Beauty School – 6-8pm. Learn an all-natural skin care routine for morning and evening and Savvy Mineral make-up demonstration with Young Living products. $10 fee for materials. Reviva Skin and Body Solutions, 929 Main St, Fishkill. RSVP required: 844.363.7894. Revivabody.com.

Fybromyalgia and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Lecture – 6:30-7:30pm. With Dr. David Connell will discuss both topics. Registration required online at: kentlibrary.org or by calling the Kent Public Library at 845.225.8585.  Kent Library, 17 Sybil’s Crossing, Kent Lakes.

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, JUNE 21

Third Thursday Bird Walk – 7:30-9:30am. Breeders here include Cliff Swallow, Yellow-billed Cuckoo, Blue-winged Warbler, Pine Warbler and Indigo Bunting. Free. Level of difficulty is easy. Maple Ave, meet at the intersection of Maple Ave and Reservoir Rd (right at the dam), Katonah. Register, Susan Fisher: 914.302.9713.

Ascend Festival – 8am. Summer Solstice, when our sun reaches its highest point in the sky. On this day, celebrate the light of the day and the light within. Cold Spring Yoga, 75 Main St. 845.265.4444. Cost/info: AscendFestival.com.

Summer Solstice – 4-6pm. Hear a brief explanation of the Solstice, visit gardens, find natural symbols and ornaments, take a Labyrinth prayer walk and enjoy seasonal refreshments. Free family event. The Mariandale Center, Ossining. 914.941.4455. Mariandale.org.

FRIDAY, JUNE 22

Giant Annual Church Tag Sale – June 22-24. 9am-4pm. Housewares, fabrics, furniture, children’s items and more. 4th Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Westchester, 1698 Strawberry Rd, Mohegan Lake. Info: Jennifer: 914.648.8583. FourthUU.org.

Introduction to Kundalini Yoga and Meditation – 10-11:30am. With Pritam Bani Kaur. Use movement, sound current, breath and meditation to relax and heal mind and body. Beginners welcome. First class free. $20 drop-in. Devotion Yoga, 2055 Albany Post Rd, Croton on Hudson. 914.930.7707. DailyDevotionYoga.com.

Five Rhythms – 7-9pm. With Peter Fodera and Stephanie Diamond. Beacon of Light Wellness Center, Beacon. Info: 845.202.3515. BeaconOfLightWellnessCenter.com.

SATURDAY, JUNE 23

Qi Gong for Beginners & Experienced – 9am-Noon. $25. Mount Saint Mary College – Desmond Campus, 6 Albany Post Rd, Newburgh. 845.565-2076. Register Online: msmc.edu/communityed.

Free Lecture: What is Ayurvedic Medicine and How Does It Compare with Western (Allopathic) Medicine? – 10:30-12:30pm. With Dr. Somesh Kaushik, an Ayurvedic and Naturopathic physician. Free dosha readings after the lecture. Somers Library, 82 Primrose St, Somers. 914.232.5717. SomersLibrary.org.

WHN Summer Solstice Gathering – 12-3pm. Experience and enjoy offerings from Westchester Holistic Network practitioners with an astrology summer overview. Meditation, music, movement, healing modalities and refreshments. Community Unitarian Universalist Congregation of White Plains. Register/Info: WestchesterHolisticNetwork.org.

SUNDAY, JUNE 24

Guided Meditation – 11am. 45-min group session. $10. 18 person limit, reserve space. The Source NY, 143 Boardman Rd, Bldg 3, Poughkeepsie. 845.214.0452. TheSource-NY.com.

Summer Solstice Healing Night – 5-7pm. With Merrill Black and Jo-Anne Salomone. Yoga, breath-work, summer fun play/exploration and meditation. $20, half will go to charity. The Temperance Center, 453 White Plains Rd, Ste 203, Eastchester. 914.793.2600. TheTemperanceCenter.com.

TUESDAY, JUNE 26

An Introduction to Ayurveda—The Wisdom of Life LES430 – June 26-28. 6-8pm. Four hours 5286 90. $49. Materials fee included in cost of class. Dutchess Community College – South Campus – Wappingers Falls. Register directly with school: 845.431.8910. Online: SunyDutchess.edu/cfweb.

Book Talk – 7pm. Author, Jodi Baretz will be discussing her Amazon bestselling book, Mindful Is the New Skinny, 10 Transformational Steps to a Lighter You Inside and Out. Free. Chappaqua Library, 195 S Greeley Ave, Chappaqua. Info, Jodi Baretz: 917.974.9446. JodiBaretz.com.

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 27

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, JUNE 28

Full moon Kundalini Yoga and Meditation Class – 7-8:30pm. With Pritam Bani Kaur. Use movement, sound current, breath and meditation to relax and heal mind and body. All levels. $20. First class free. Devotion Yoga, 2055 Albany Post Rd, Croton on Hudson. 914.930.7707. DailyDevotionYoga.com.

FRIDAY, JUNE 29

Breathwork Circle – 7-9pm. With Erika Forsell. Beacon of Light Wellness Center, Beacon. 845.202.3515. BeaconOfLightWellnessCenter.com.

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

SATURDAY, JUNE 30

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

Safe Haven Farm Sanctuary – Noon-2pm. Kick-off summer fun with at the picnic and open house. Meet the animals and enjoy a delicious plant based picnic. Admission free, donations appreciated. Families welcome. Poughquag. Info/RSVP: 845.724.5138. SafeHavenFarmSanctuary.org.

Celebrate Life (and Turning 100!) with Tao Porchon-Lynch – 1:30-4:30pm. Hosted by Yoga Teachers Association. Experience a master yogini’s unique teachings and join her for an early birthday celebration. $45 members/$65 nonmembers. The Yoga Studio, Club Fit, Briarcliff Manor. Register: ytayoga.com; 914.582.7816.

Shamanic Reiki Hearth Monthly Circle – 5:30-7pm. With Melanie Ryan. Healings, teachings and ceremony originated by ancient indigenous shamans worldwide. $20 cash, drop in only. Proceeds go to Olympic Mountain EarthWisdom Circle. Mt Kisco. 914.864.0462. Center4Healing.net.

Wednesday, July 4

Independence Day Fair – 11am-4pm (rain or shine). Family-friendly fair featuring petting zoo, equestrian demonstration, pony rides, crafts, face painting, hayrides, live music, fishing, pet adoption, food from the grill and  more. Free admission. John Jay Homestead, 400 Jay St. Katonah. Info: bedfordarmonkrotary.org.

 

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

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

For additional event listings, updates and changes, visit our free online calendar on our main website at WakeUpNaturally.com.

UPCOMING EVENTS
Please call ahead to confirm event details.

TUESDAY, MAY 1

Poughkeepsie: Young Survivor Breast Cancer Support Group – 6-7:30pm. 1st Tues each mos. Sponsored by Breast Cancer Options. Vassar Brothers Medical Center, 45 Reade Pl, Conference Rm B, Poughkeepsie. Hope Nemiroff: 845.389.2216. BreastCancerOptions.org.

Let Your Yoga Dance – 6:30-7:30pm. With Amy Planck. For adults. Experience fun while expressively dancing through the chakras. $109 for eight-weeks. Mt Pleasant Community Center, 125 Lozza Dr, Valhalla. Preregistration required: 845.803.5737. AmyPlanck.com.

Free Tai Chi for Breast Cancer Survivors – May 1, 8, 15, 22 and 29. 7:15-8:15pm. Learn to manage physical and emotional side effects of treatment, share and learn from other women with breast cancer. YWCA White Plains & Central Westchester, 515 North St, White Plains. Register: 914.949.6227 x208. ywcawpcw.org.

WEDNESDAY, MAY 2

TUIT PROJECT with Susan Lasky – An ongoing 28-day online action/accountability group. Enter daily progress and get feedback from supportive small group and productivity coach. Next groups: May 2nd and June 5. Info & register at OvercomeOverwhelm.com.

The Well-Fed Vegan Cooking Workshop – 6-8pm. focused on protein, fats and carbohydrates, and how much we need from the most nutrient-dense foods. 147 Main St, Ossining. Info/register: 914.930.1591. GoodChoiceKitchen.com.

THURSDAY, MAY 3

Crystal and Mineral Trunk Show – 11am. Franklin Shire, renowned yoga instructor will be offering crystals and minerals from personal collection : quartz, amethyst, malachite, fluorite, pyrite. Bewies Holistic Market, 430 Bedford Rd, Armonk. 914.273.9437.

Yoga for Relaxation, Rejuvenation, and Balance – May 3, 10, 17, 24 and 31. 6:15-7:30pm. Rejuvenate body, mind and spirit through yoga and alignment. Wear comfortable clothing. BYO blanket or two, a towel and a mat. $20 per class. The Mariandale Center, Ossining. 914.941.4455. Mariandale.org.

Free Yoga for Breast Cancer Survivors – May 3, 10, 17, 24 and 31. 6:30-7:30pm. Learn to manage the physical and emotional side effects of treatment and share and learn from other women with breast cancer. YWCA White Plains & Central Westchester, 515 North St, White Plains. Register: 914.949.6227 x208. ywcawpcw.org.

SATURDAY, MAY 5

TUIT PROJECT with Susan Lasky – An ongoing 28-day online action/accountability group. Enter daily progress and get feedback from supportive small group and productivity coach. Info & register at OvercomeOverwhelm.com.

Annual WLT Tree Planting at Hunter Brook Preserve – 9am-noon. Plant native trees along the Hunter Brook while hearing and seeing some of the best wildlife habitat in northwestern Westchester. Free. RSVP: Kat Deely: 914.234.6992 x15. WestchesterLandTrust.org.

The Feminine Second Spring – 9am-1pm. Evolving with Grace, Vitality and Beauty through Peri-menopause and Menopause Course # LES45. $49. Dutchess Community College South Campus – Wappingers Falls. Register directly with school: 845.431.8910. SunyDutchess.edu/cfweb.

PULSE Mindfulness Manifestation Empowerment Workshop – 9:30am-4:30pm. PULSE is a dynamic, easy to learn, effective technique that empowers one to create more of what is wanted in life while releasing what is blocking. $75. The Mariandale Center, Ossining. 914.941.4455. Mariandale.org.

Cooking & Stress Reduction – 10am-3pm. Support Connection’s Retreat to Nourish Body and Soul, for women with breast, ovarian or gynecological cancer. Hilltop Hanover Farm, 1271 Hanover St, Yorktown Heights. Preregistration  required: 914.962.6402.

Cinco De Wellness – 10am-4pm. Psychic and Wellness Fair with healers, readers, class card deals and more. Free admission. Dragonfly Wellness Yoga Studio, 109 Croton Ave, Ste 205, Ossining. 914.236.3511. DragonflyWellness.net.

Inner Beauty Workshop – Noon-2pm. Workshop designed just for women. Celebrate Womanhood by practicing radiance enhancing kriyas and meditations written for women. Unleash one’s inner beauty. Devotion Yoga of Westchester, 2055 Albany Post Rd, Croton on Hudson. 914.930.7707. Register online: DailyDevotionYoga.com.

Reiki 1 Class – May 5 and 6. 1-5pm both days. With Anne Bentzen. Learn foundation skills for self-healing and treating others. Receive four attunements, manual and certificate. $200. Armonk. Register: 914.588.4079. Balancing4Life.com.

Free Lecture: The Healing Power of Ayurveda – 2-4pm. With Dr. Somesh Kaushik, an Ayurvedic and Naturopathic physician. Nature’s Temptations, 32 Prospect St, Ridgefield, CT. 203.438.5443. NaturesTemptations.com.

Talk & Book Signing: The Ashokan Way – 4-5pm. Gail Straub, leading authority on women’s empowerment, will give a free talk and sign book. Merritt Bookstore, Millbrook. Info: MerrittBooks.com

Grounding: Fortifying Roots for Flight – 6-8pm. An Astrology Dance Workshop, processing the early gifts of spring. $30. White Lotus Grace: Spiritual Healing Arts & Dance, South Rd, Millbrook. 845.677.3517. WhiteLotusGrace.com.

SUNDAY, MAY 6

The Mental Gut Health Forum – 1-6pm. Learn how one’s gut can impact one’s mental health.A lecture, panel discussion and Q & A. $63. The Westport Inn, 1595 Post Rd. East, Westport Ct. Info, Francesca: 914.837.6830. Register: MentalGutHealth.com (Events).

Relax and Restore Acupuncture & Essential Oils – 4-6pm. With Erika Forsell. $20 drop-in.Beacon of Light Wellness Center. 845.202.3515. BeaconOfLightWellnessCenter.com.

Refuge Recovery Group Meeting – 7-8:15pm. Peer led Buddhist inspired path to healing and recovery for all types of addictions and suffering. All welcome. Small donation suggested. Follows 5pm Kundalini Yoga & Gong Meditation class. Devotion Yoga of Westchester 2055 Albany Post Rd, Croton on Hudson. DailyDevotionYoga.com 914.930.7707.

MONDAY, MAY 7

Intro to Mindfulness Meditation – 5/7, 5/14 & 5/21. 10am-12pm. With Beth Gallos and Jackie Frederick-Berner. Fundamentals of mindfulness meditation and how it cultivates mindfulness –the ability to tune into the senses and be present. $115/non member. Wainwright, 260 Stuyvesant Ave, Rye. Info: 914.967.6080. wainwright.org.

Let Your Yoga Dance for Families – 6-7pm. With Amy Planck. Adults and children ages 5-12. Experience fun while expressively dancing through the colors of the rainbow (chakras). $159 eight-weeks. Mt Pleasant Community Center, 125 Lozza Dr, Valhalla. Preregistration required: 845.803.5737. AmyPlanck.com.

Introduction to the Chakras – 6:30-9:30pm. This in-depth introduction will meet two evenings a month for four months. Classes will be a combination of lecture, sharing of personal experiences and hands-on work using various modalities. DG Sanctuary, 2 Lagrange Ave, Poughkeepsie. 845.473.2206. DreamingGoddess.com.

Heart-Brain Connection Presentation – 7pm. With Julie Johns, of Heart Wisdom Health Coaching. She will give a presentation on the heart-brain connection. 646.876.9923, meeting ID number 166 701 346. Info: 845.581.0909.

Meditation – May 7, 14, 21 and 28. 7:30-9pm. It’s active guided meditation. $5 donation. Ganesha Spa, Peekskill. 914.906.7238. GaneshaSpa.com.

TUESDAY, MAY 8

Let Your Yoga Dance – 6:30-7:30pm. With Amy Planck. For adults. Experience fun while expressively dancing through the colors of the rainbow (chakras). $109 eight-weeks. Mt Pleasant Community Center, 125 Lozza Dr, Valhalla. Preregistration required: 845.803.5737. AmyPlanck.com.

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

Tea & Stones – 6:30-7:30pm. 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, MAY 9

Qi Gong for Women Course # LES452 – May 9, 16 and 23. 6-8pm. $69. Dutchess Community College South Campus – Wappingers Falls. Register directly with school: 845.431.8910. SunyDutchess.edu/cfweb.

Superfoods Cooking Workshop – 6-8pm. Taking the guesswork out of using chia, hemp, nutritional yeast, nuts, fruits, maca, seaweed, fresh spices and powders. Register by May 4: 914.930.1591. GoodChoiceKitchen.com.

Adult Guided Channeling/Meditation Group – 8-9pm. 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, MAY 10

Munay-Ki Rites of Enlightenment – 6:30-8:30pm. This four-part series includes transmission of all nine rites and receiving one’s own Pi stone through which one’s rites will be transmitted, along with fire ceremonies and more. DG Sanctuary. 2 Lagrange Ave, Poughkeepsie 845.473.2206. DreamingGoddess.com.

What is Reiki? – 7:30pm. Holistic Moms Network hosts Andrea Kartika Deierlein. Learn benefits of this natural healing practice that originated in Japan that helps restore balance to body, mind and spirit. Rye Free Reading Room, 1061 Boston Post Rd, Rye. HolisticMoms.org.

FRIDAY, MAY 11

Women’s New Moon Healing Circle: Manifest Nest – 7-9pm. With Christine Jude Winus, Womb Shaman Priestess Apprentice. Beacon of Light Wellness Center. 845.202.3515. BeaconOfLightWellnessCenter.com.

SATURDAY, MAY 12

St Vincent’s 5K Run/Walk – 9am/Starts. Features chip timing, tech shirt for registered participants, team and age group awards, free refreshments and prizes. All ages. On the hospital’s main campus. 275 North St, Harrison. Info/pricing: 914.925.5401. StVincentsWestchester.org.

A Day of Healing – 10am-5pm. Instructor Penny and guest lecturer, Ron Lavin, from One Light Healing Touch School, teach Scanning, Radiant, and Color Healing and Practices for healing oneself and others; $150. Lagrangeville. Register: 845.878.5165. OLHT1.com.

Free Lecture: What is Ayurvedic Medicine and How Does It Compare with Western (Allopathic) Medicine? – 1:30-3:30pm. With Dr. Somesh Kaushik, an Ayurvedic and Naturopathic physician. Mt Kisco Library, 100 Main St. MountKiscoLibrary.org.

Magical Mystery Tour through the Koshas – 1:30-4:30pm. With Priti Robyn Ross. Discover the five layers of the body that awaken the whole being. $45 members. $65 nonmembers. Hosted by Yoga Teachers Association. The Yoga Studio, Club Fit, Briarcliff Manor. 914.582.7816. Register: ytayoga.com.

Sound Healing for Your Health – 2-4pm. With Michelle Clifton. An interactive/experiential workshop learning the overall health benefits of sound healing and the basic skills of playing bowls for oneself and others. $40. Mt Kisco. 914.864.0462 Center4Healing.net.

SUNDAY, MAY 13

Mother’s Day 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.

Principles of Ayurvedic Cooking for Balance and Longevity – 12:30-2:30pm. Learn to utilize food, oils and spices to create a balanced meal to support all levels of well-being that address cravings and maintain longevity. Quest Yoga Arts, 11-13 E Main St, Mt Kisco. Preregister/workshop description: 914.996.4286. QuestYogaArts.com. (Workshops tab).

Monthly Reiki Circle – 2-3:30pm. With Deb Amjadi. Participate in a restorative reiki healing experience, reduces stress, relieve pain and accelerate healing. $20 cash at door, drop-in only. Mt Kisco. 914.864.0462. Center4Healing.net.

Aroma Yoga Restorative Workshop – 2-4pm. With Sara Hart. Beacon of Light Wellness Center. 845.202.3515. BeaconOfLightWellnessCenter.com.

Mother’s Day Family Yoga – With Kimberley Gregg. 3-4pm. Kids 5-10 with parents.  Improve balance and strength in an environment that promotes relaxation and connection. $30 (adult + child). Wainwright, 260 Stuyvesant Ave, Rye. Info: 914.967.6080. wainwright.org.

Mother-Daughter Circle Dance – 5-7pm.With Nada Khodlova, Dance Movement Psychotherapist. Beacon of Light Wellness Center. 845.202.3515. BeaconOfLightWellnessCenter.com.

A Mother’s Day Lifeforce Yoga Candlelight Gentle Healing Flow – 7-8:30pm. With Merrill Black. A gentle yoga flow class using sounds, mudras, mantras, breathwork, chakra clearing meditation and restorative poses. $20. The Temperance Center, 453 White Plains Rd, Ste 203, Eastchester. 914.793.2600. TheTemperanceCenter.com.

MONDAY, MAY 14

Seven-Days Raw Plant Food Detox Challenge – May 14-20. A week eating and drinking raw foods, combined with yoga classes and meditation guided by certified health coach, Edit Babboni. $125. Zen Garden Health Coaching & Yoga, 61 Lakeview Dr, Yorktown Hts. Info: 917.721.2529. ZenGardenYoga.net.

Kundalini Yoga & Gong Meditation – 10-11:30am. With Pritam Bani Kaur. Use movement, sound current, breath and meditation to relax and heal one’s mind and body. All levels. First class free. $20 drop-in. Devotion Yoga. 2055 Albany Post Rd. Croton on Hudson. 914.930.7707. DailyDevotionYoga.com.

Let Your Yoga Dance for Families – 6-7pm. With Amy Planck. Adults and children ages 5-12. Experience fun while expressively dancing through the colors of the rainbow (chakras). $159 eight-weeks. Mt Pleasant Community Center, 125 Lozza Dr, Valhalla. Preregistration required: 845.803.5737. AmyPlanck.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, MAY 15

Westchester Holistic Network – 6:30pm/networking begins; 7-8:30pm. WHN members and first-timers free. $10 repeat nonmembers. Ixchel Center, Hartsdale. Register: WestchesterHolisticNetwork.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. DG Sanctuary. 2 Lagrange Ave, Poughkeepsie. 845.473.2206. DreamingGoddess.com.

WEDNESDAY, MAY 16

Sauces, Dressings, Condiments Workshop – 6-8pm. Fermenting, blending and marinating are some techniques covered, using spice and herb combinations with other simple ingredients. Register by May 11: 914.930.1591. GoodChoiceKitchen.com.

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-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.

FRIDAY, MAY 18

Reiki Healing Circle – 1-3pm. With Anne Bentzen. Restore body, mind and soul connections. Meditation and deep relaxation offer natural healing solutions. Max 12. $30. Apogee, 170 Harris Rd, Bedford Hills. RSVP required/more info: 914.244-1606. Text 914.588.4079.

The Work of Byron Katie: A Journey of the Heart – May 18-20. 5pm/Fri-1pm/Sun. Retreat, based on the Work of Byron Katie. Participants are guided through the powerful process of inquiry known as the work to radically shift. $250. The Mariandale Center, Ossining. 914.941.4455. Mariandale.org.

Plant Based Westchester Meetup Dinner – 6pm. Bring plant based desert. $12 (basic plate). Eda’s Garden, 1871 Commerce Dr, Yorktown Hts. More info, Jeanne Schumacher: Starchqueens.net.

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

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

SATURDAY, MAY 19

Annual Lasdon Park Plant Sale – May 19-20. The sale will feature a broad selection of colorful annuals, hard-to-find and popular favorites plus 30 vendors selling crafts, food, gifts and other items. Free admission. Lasdon Park, Arboretum and Veterans Memorial, 2610 Amawalk Rd, Somers. Info: LasdonPark.org.

Mind the Gap through Life’s Transitions – 10am-3:30pm.Workshop sharing faith discoveries. Participants explore how they might “mind the gap,” give it their attention and bring something new to birth in their life. $55. The Mariandale Center, Ossining. 914.941.4455. Mariandale.org.

10th Anniversary Millbrook LitFest – 10am-5pm. The Millbrook Literary Festival features local and national authors, panel discussions, readings and signings throughout the day at the Free. Millbrook Library, Franklin Ave. Info: MillbrookLiteraryFestival.org.

Our 14th Death Cafe of Northern Westchester – 10:30am-12:30pm. An open conversation about death and one’s belief around and about it. Free. All welcome. Katonah Library, Lower Level. Debby: 845.800.7303.

Reiki Master Class – May 19-20. 11am-4pm/Sat and Sun. With Marcus Feighery. $675. Synchronicity, 1511 Rte 22, Brewster. Must RSVP/info: 845.363.1765. SynchronicityNY.com.

Free Lecture: The Healing Power of Gratitude – 1-4pm. An Afternoon of Appreciation. Open house with healing food, music and merriment. Dr. Kaushik’s Ayurvedic and Naturopathic Clinic, Yellow Monkey Village, 792 Rte 35, Cross River. 914.875.9088. DrKaushik.com.

Working with Difficult Emotions Using Buddhist Meditation – 2-4pm. Melanie Ryan. Explore ancient meditation techniques that help meet emotions with a new skill set and perspective. $40. Mt Kisco. 914.864.0462. Center4Healing.net.

Tibetan Bowl Sound Journey – 3-4:30pm. Join us for an amazing journey. Sound meditation promotes mental clarity, enhances the immune system and heightens consciousness. Quest Yoga Arts 11-13, E Main St, Mt Kisco. Preregister/workshop description: 914.996.4286. QuestYogaArts.com. (Workshops tab).

SUNDAY, MAY 20

Awaken Your Kundalini Energy Meditation Retreat – 8:30am-3pm. Partake in guided spiritual practices yoga, chanting, meditation, sound healing and breakfast and lunch. $100. Ganesha Spa, Peekskill. 914.906.7238. GaneshaSpa.com.

Interfaith Sundays – 10:30am-Noon. A symphony of peace prayers with prayers for all nations and special music. All welcome. Refreshments follow. The Chapel at Croton Falls, 609 Rte 22, next to the Schoolhouse Theater, parking is available across the street, Croton Falls. ChapelAtCrotonFalls.org.

Kundalini Yoga & Gong Meditation – 5-6:30pm. With Pritam Bani Kaur. Use movement, sound current, breath and meditation to relax and heal one’s mind and body. All levels. First class free. $20 drop-in. Devotion Yoga, 2055 Albany Post Rd, Croton on Hudson. 914.930.7707. DailyDevotionYoga.com.

MONDAY, MAY 21

Women’s Circle for Auto-Immune Disease – May 21-June 17. Four-week program to reduce auto-immune conditions including weekly meetings, yoga and meditation classes and a four-week diet plan. $400. Zen Garden Health Coaching & Yoga, 61 Lakeview Dr, Yorktown Hts. 917.721.2529.

TUESDAY, MAY 22

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

Meditation: A Daily Peaceful Retreat – 7-8:30pm, Meditation/lecture/workshop. Discover the benefits. Learn to focus within and find the peace and calm. Free. Bruce Berger, Mosaic Mental Health Center, 5676 Riverdale Ave, Ste 203, Riverdale. Info: 914.433.1800. sos.org.

WEDNESDAY, MAY 23

Wellness Walk & Guided Meditation at Pinecroft Preserve – Learn the process of mindful walking and reap the benefits that accrue to those who practice mindfulness in nature. Free. RSVP: Kat Deely: 914.234.6992 x15. WestchesterLandTrust.org.

Eating Seasonal—Spring Cooking Workshop – 6-8pm. The beauty of spring and how to best use the first crops of the season for health and vitality. Laurie Gershgorn: 914.930.1591. GoodChoiceKitchen.com.

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

THURSDAY, MAY 24

Infant Massage Instruction for New Parents – 2-4:15pm. Newborns-pre-crawlers. Touch is an integral part of newborn development and a profound means of communication and relaxation between baby and parent. Quest Yoga Arts 11-13, E Main St, Mt Kisco. Preregister/workshop description: 914.996.4286. QuestYogaArts.com. (Birth & Baby tab).

Beauty School – 6-8pm. Learn an all-natural skin care routine for morning and evening and Savvy Mineral make-up demonstration with Young Living products. $10 fee for materials. Reviva Skin and Body Solutions, 929 Main St, Fishkill. RSVP required: 844.363.7894. Revivabody.com.

Introduction to Kundalini Yoga and Meditation – 7-8:30pm.With Pritam Bani Kaur. Use movement, sound current, breath and meditation to relax and heal one’s mind and body. All levels. First class free. $20 drop-in. Devotion Yoga. 2055 Albany Post Rd. Croton on Hudson. 914.930.7707. DailyDevotionYoga.com.

FRIDAY, MAY 25

Shamanic Reiki Healing Circle – 7-9pm. With Alison Jolicoeur, Shamanic Reiki Master Teacher. Beacon of Light Wellness Center. 845.202.3515. BeaconOfLightWellnessCenter.com.

SATURDAY, MAY 26

Nature-Inspired Laughter, Movement and Expression Workshop – 10am-12pm. Fun and mindful movement, breathing, clapping and laughter exercises, intertwining the experience outdoors in nature around beautiful scenic grounds. $35. The Mariandale Center, Ossining. 914.941.4455. Mariandale.org.

Learn the Tarot – May 26-27. 11am-3pm/Sat/Part 1 and Sun/Part 2. With Amy Benesch. $200 for both days. Synchronicity, 1511 Rte 22, Brewster. Must RSVP/info: 845.363.1765. SynchronicityNY.com.

SUNDAY, MAY 27

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

SATURDAY, June 2

Farm Fest at HHF – 10am-4pm. Children’s games, face painting, activities, artisans, food vendors, hayrides, farm animals and more. $10-per-family. Hilltop Hanover Farm, 1271 Hanover St., Yorktown Heights. Info: HilltopHanoverFarm.org.

SUNDAY, June 3

Birds of Prey Day at Green Chimneys – 10am-4pm. Get up close and personal with eagles, hawks, owls and falcons and learn from top wildlife experts. $15/adults, $5/children and seniors. Green Chimneys, 400 Doansburg Rd. Brewster. Info: GreenChimneys.org.

 

 

Natural Awakenings Calendar Listings for September, 2015 in Westchester, Putnam and Dutchess, NY

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TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 1

Reiki Practitioner Monthly Share – 6:30-8pm. Replenish reserves. At least Reiki I training required. Free. DG Sanctuary. Directions, Dreaming Goddess: 845.473.2206. DreamingGoddess.com.

Meditation/Reiki Circle – 7-8pm. Experience one-on-one Reiki in a group setting to help relax, ground and heal. Donation. Art of Astrology. Info: Julie at 914.835.7015. SpiritualHealingSpa.com.

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 2

Here&Now Yoga+Body Grand Opening – 9:30am. Choose from a wide selection of yoga, barre and core fusion classes. All levels. Opening specials. 138 Garth Rd. Scarsdale. Info: 917. 838.4877. HereAndNowYogaBody.com.

Reiki Circle – 7pm. Open to all attuned to Reiki Level l or higher. Share and receive the healing energy of Reiki. $10 requested donation. Hands of Serenity Healing, 1129 Main St, Fishkill. Register: 845.896.1915. HandsOfSerenityHealing.com.

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 3

Reiki Circle and Pranayama – 7-8:30pm. With Jackie Muller, LCSW and Gabrielle Semel, E_RYT 500. Practice of energy direction and reception. Inner Balance Studio, 1072 Rte 311, Patterson. 845.878.7800. InnerBalanceStudio.org.

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 4

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

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 6

First Sunday Free Meditation and Satsang – 11am-12:15pm. With Gabrielle Semel, E-RYT 500. Inner Balance Studio, 1072 Rte 311, Patterson. 845.878.7800. InnerBalanceStudio.org.

4th Annual Sacred Earth Festival – 12-4pm. Free, family-oriented event. Open to the public. Features include earth ceremonies, drumming, dances, songs, storytelling, integrative massages, face painting and more. Pavilion 6, Bowdoin Park, Wappingers Falls. Info: Green-Brain.org.

TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 8

Tea & Stones – 6:30pm. Each month, enjoy this hour lecture to connect and learn about gems and stones and their incredible properties. Free. DG Sanctuary. Directions, Dreaming Goddess: 845.473.2206. DreamingGoddess.com.

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 9

Wooden Pillow Neck Healing Class – 8:30am, 10am, 5:30pm and 8pm. Ancient healing tool used to adjust neck, straighten vertebrae and more. Free. Westchester Body & Brain, Yoga & Tai Chi, 590 Central Park Ave, Scarsdale. Info: Nicole: 201.618.7486. BodynBrain.com/westchester.

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, SEPTEMBER 10

Herbal Stress Relief Free Workshop – 7:15-9pm. With Bonnie Rogers. Discover simple herbs and foods that help eliminate stress and anxiety naturally. Finger Lakes School of Massage Westchester, 272 N Bedford Rd, Mt Kisco. Register: 914.241.7363 x12. flsm.com.

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 11

The Healer’s Lounge – 10am-12pm. Network Meeting for Holistic Practitioners. Presentation followed by social networking. Free. Park in long term train lot. Quest Yoga Studio, 2nd Flr, 11 E Main St, Mt Kisco. TheCenterForHealthAndHealing.net.

Mediumship Circle – 6:30-8:30pm. With Carla Blaha. $ 35/pp. Synchronicity, 1511 Rte 22, Brewster. RSVP: 845.363.1765. SynchronicityNY.com.

Crown of Eternity Sound Journeys – 7-9pm. With gongs and chants. $35 by Aug 21. $45 after. Golden Temple Yoga, 223 Katonah Ave, Katonah. 914.232.3473. More info: GoldenTempleYoga.com.

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 12

Second Saturday Divorce Workshop – 9-11:30am. Participants gain greater understanding of the confusing divorce process with guidance from trained professionals on legal, financial, family and personal issues. $45. 100 S Bedford Rd, Ste 340, Mt Kisco. 914.238.3300. SecondSaturdayWestchester.com.

Live Well, Be Well Festival – 10am-5pm. A Day of Peace, Yoga, and Wellness. $69 in advance, $79 day of; $30 students, children 10 and under free. Bethel Woods Center for the Arts. Info: 845.583.2193. BethelWoodsCenter.org.

Reiki 1 & 2 Class – 10am-5pm. With Reiki Master Marcus Feighery. $275/pp. Synchronicity, 1511 Rte 22, Brewster. RSVP: 845.363.1765. SynchronicityNY.com.

Reiki I – 11am-6pm. Hear history of Reiki and its uses. Learn hand positions, scanning chakras and Reiki techniques. $125. Hands of Serenity Healing, 1129 Main St, Fishkill. Register/Reiki I and II pricing options: 845.896.1915. HandsOfSerenityHealing.com.

Labor & Delivery Workshop – 1-4pm. This couple’s workshop provides instruction on a range of simple techniques to achieve an easeful birth. $95. Pre-registration required. Riverstone Yoga. 2 Hudson View Way, Tarrytown. Info: 914.332.9642. Riverstoneyoga.com.

Magical Awakening Training Level One – 1-5pm. With Brett Bevell, world-renowned energy healer. Powerful Celtic Shamanic Energy Healing System which comes through lineage of Merlin and Lady of the Lake. $240. Briarcliff Manor, NY. Register: TheCenterForHealthAndHealing.net.

Introduction to Kriya Yoga and Yoga Nidra – 1:30-4:30pm. Join master teacher Glenn Black. CEUs available. $35 members. $45 nonmembers in advance. $45/$55 door. Club Fit Briarcliff, 584 N State Rd, Briarcliff Manor. Info: Michael Sassano: 914.709.4150. YTAyoga.com.

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 13

Spiritual Education for Kids – New year begins at local Unitarian Universalists congregations. Explore Sunday services and classes for kids Pre-K through 8th in Croton (11am), Hastings (10:30am), Mohegan Lake (10:30am), Mt Kisco (10:30am) and White Plains (10am). Info: WestchesterUU.com.

Yoga Beginners Series – 9/13-10/4. Learn the absolute basics of yoga focusing on either Vinyasa or Hot 26 styles. $20/class or $80/4 weeks. Pre-registration required. Riverstone Yoga. 2 Hudson View Way, Tarrytown. Info: 914.332.9642. Riverstoneyoga.com.

Somers Library Foundation 5K Trail Race & 1-Mile Family Fun Run – 8am/registration; 9am/Trail Run; 9:30am/Family Fun Run. Proceeds will be used to enhance the library. Reis Park, 80 Primrose St & Rte 139 Somers. Race Fees/Info/Register: SomersLibraryFoundation.org.

Health and Wellness Expo – 9am-4:30pm. Keynote speaker: Tiokasin Ghosthorse. $5 mini classes, practitioner sessions available, shop holistic marketplace, lunch by Butler Brothers. Free admission. Wainwright House, Rye. 914.967.6080. Wainwright.org.

Reiki II – 11am-6pm. Learn sacred Reiki symbols, chakra balancing, history taking and client confidentiality. Level II attunement; give and receive a Reiki treatment. $140. Hands of Serenity Healing, 1129 Main St, Fishkill. Register: 845.896.1915. HandsOfSerenityHealing.com.

Chan (Zen) Meditation Class – 1-3pm. One-hour lecture “How to Live a Better Life” and one hour meditation. By donation. Still Mind Yoga, 305 Central Ave, Ste 2, White Plains. 914.648.0492. ChanCenter.org.

Blissing Ecstatic Chant and Dance – 6pm. Potluck community dinner afterwards. $20. Location: 27 Travis Corners Rd., Garrison. RSVP: Cat Guthrie: 845.424.4340.

Sacred Pipe Ceremony with Community Potluck – 3-5pm. Offer prayers and gratitude to the universe. Free although it is customary to bring a small token (herbs, chocolate and/or tobacco). DG Sanctuary. Directions, Dreaming Goddess: 845.473.2206. DreamingGoddess.com.

Restorative Yoga – 5-7pm. With Karla Diamond. Relaxing yet powerful practice. Release tension, calm nervous system, strengthen immune system and more. $25 preregistered, $30 door. Quest Yoga Arts, 11-13 E Main St, Mt Kisco. Register: 914.241.9642. QuestYogaArts.com.

Quest Book Club – 7-8pm. September: A New Earth by Eckart Tolle. Discussion followed by a potluck. BYO snack or a refreshment to share. Free. Quest Yoga Arts, 11-13 E Main St, Mt Kisco. Register: 914.241.9642. QuestYogaArts.com.

MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 14

Breathing Techniques & Meditation to Reduce Stress – 6-7:30pm. Presented by Manjula Khanna and offered through Art of Living Foundation. Free. Somers Library, 80 Primrose St and Rte 139 Somers. Registration required: 914.232.5717. SomersLibrary.org.

New Moon Manifestation – 6:30-8pm. Together we will manifest our hearts desires with the creative energies of the new moon. $10 requested donation. DG Sanctuary. Directions, Dreaming Goddess: 845.473.2206. DreamingGoddess.com.

MELT Series – Sept 14-Oct 5. 7-8:15pm. With Joy Jacobson. Self-treatment method that eliminates chronic pain, improves performance and decreases stress caused by repetitive postures and movements. Quest Yoga Arts, 11-13 E Main St, Mt Kisco. Register/Pricing Info: 914.241.9642. QuestYogaArts.com.

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

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 16

Bellydance – Sept 16-Oct 21. Egyptian style belly dancing. Learn basic movements such as undulations, shimmies, figure eights and more. Beginner level. $100 six-weeks. Quest Yoga Arts, 11-13 E Main St, Mt Kisco. Register: 914.241.9642. QuestYogaArts.com.

Adult Guided Channeling/Meditation Group – 10-11am. With Merrill Black, LCSW/Reiki Master. Unique theme, meditation, group discussion. $15. The Temperance Center, 453 White Plains Rd, Ste 203, Eastchester. 914.793.2600. TheTemperanceCenter.com.

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 17

67th Annual Herb Fair – 11am-2pm. Specialties include gourmet foods and baked goods, herbs, other plants and more. Admission free, lunch available and the traditional lovage soup. John Jay Homestead, 400 Rte 22, Katonah. Info: JohnJayHomestead.org.

“Comedy for a Cause” with Jane Condon – 6:30-9pm. Doors open at 6pm. Fundraiser for the Giordano Foundation for Women’s Health and Education and Support Connection. $50 ticket includes dinner, soft drinks, coffee and the show. A cash bar available. to Stone Manor 101 in Hartsdale. For registration and info, call 914.962.6402.

FRIDAY, SEPTMBER 18

Kundalini Yoga Foundations – 6:30-8:30pm. Course highlights all aspects of the practice: breath, posture, mantra and Kriya. All levels. Golden Temple Yoga, 223 Katonah Ave, Katonah. 914.232.3473. GoldenTempleYoga.com.

Spirit Connection – 6:30-8pm.With Robin C. Mueller spiritual medium who utilizes her gifts of clairvoyance, clairaudience and clairsentience giving messages of love and support from the spirit world. Katonah Village Library, 26 Bedford Rd, Katonah. Register 914.730.0155.

Archangel Healing Workshop – 7-9pm. With Shaman Elka Boren. $35. Synchronicity, 1511 Rte 22, Brewster. RSVP: 845.363.1765. SynchronicityNY.com.

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

Crystal Healing – 7:30pm. Presentation designed for those wishing to explore the energy and healing power of crystals. $35 includes a crystal starter kit. Hands of Serenity Healing, 1129 Main St, Fishkill. Register: 845.896.1915. HandsOfSerenityHealing.com.

SATURDY, SEPTEMBER 19

Reiki 1 & 2 Review Class – 9am-1pm/Reiki 1 Review; 2-6pm/ Reiki 2 Review. With Myra Oney, Reiki Master Teacher. $125 section one. $175 both sections. Acker House, 139 Grand St, Croton on Hudson. Register: 914.862.4223.

Monthly Teen Guided Mediation Group – 9:30-10:15am. With Merrill Black, LCSW/Reiki Master. Ages 13-17. Unique theme. $15. The Temperance Center, 453 White Plains Rd, Ste 203, Eastchester. 914.793.2600. TheTemperanceCenter.com.

Harvesting, Cleaning and Storing Seeds – 10:30am-12:30pm. With Shanyn Siegel. Guides novice seed savers, intentional seed savers or opportunistic gardeners to properly harvest seeds. Free. Somers Library, 80 Primrose St and Rte 139, Somers. Registration required: 914.232.5717. Somers@wlsmail.org. SomersLibrary.org.

Fieldhome’s 11th Annual Fall Festival – 11am-4pm. Live entertainment, local vendors, kid’s zone with games, bouncy houses, a petting zoo and pony rides. Great food and family fun! Free. Field Home 2300 Catherine St, Cortlandt Manor. Info: 914.739.2244 x5501.

Free Community Classes and YTT Info Session – 11am. Yoga teacher training info session with Laura Jensen and Wendy Hagen. Sidewalk sales and free classes all day. Quest Yoga Arts, 11-13 E Main St, Mt Kisco. Class info: 914.241.9642. QuestYogaArts.com.

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 20

Spiritual Education for Kids – New year begins at local Unitarian Universalists congregations. Explore Sunday services and classes for kids Pre-K through 8th in Croton (11am), Hastings (10:30am), Mohegan Lake (10:30am), Mt Kisco (10:30am) and White Plains (10am). Info: WestchesterUU.com.

Back to Healthy Living & Empowerment Expo – 10-5pm. Crowne Plaza, Suffern. Info: livingempowermenttoday.com.

Third Sunday Community Yoga – 11am-12:15pm. Admission by donation of personal care products for the Pawling Community Resource Center. Inner Balance Studio, 1072 Rte 311, Patterson. 845.878.7800. InnerBalanceStudio.org.

Kundalini Workshop – 11am-1pm. With Patty Meehan, RYT 500. Asana, chant, mudra, breath, meditation. $40. Space limited. Register early and required. The Temperance Center, 453 White Plains Rd, Ste 203, Eastchester. 914.793.2600.

Blissing Ecstatic Chant and Dance – 7pm. Potluck community dinner afterwards. $20. Liberation Yoga, 862 Route 6, Mahopac (between Kidz Country and Arturo’s). RSVP: 845.803.8389. $20.

MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 21

Fall Detox & Yoga – Sept 21-Oct 5. 12:30-1:30pm. With Renee Simon. First session: free intro. Detox: Sept 28-Oct 5. $80 includes five-days of yoga. Quest Yoga Arts, 11-13 E Main St, Mt Kisco. Register: 914.241.9642. QuestYogaArts.com.

Teen Yoga – Sept 21-Dec 21. 5:15-6:15pm. With Susan Draper. Build strength, stamina and flexibility. Teens 13 and up. BYO tunes. $195. $20 drop-in. Quest Yoga Arts, 11-13 E Main St, Mt Kisco. Register: 914.241.9642. QuestYogaArts.com.

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 23

Adult Guided Channeling/Meditation Group – 10-11am. With Merrill Black, LCSW/Reiki Master. Unique theme, meditation, group discussion. $15. The Temperance Center, 453 White Plains Rd, Ste 203, Eastchester. 914.793.2600. TheTemperanceCenter.com.

Weekly Meditation & Dharma Night – 7-8:30pm. With Senior Shambhala Teacher, Derek Kolleeny. Meditation instruction, practice, Buddhist teachings and group discussion. Tea reception following. $20 drop-in. Quest Yoga Studio, 11 E Main St, 2nd Flr, Mt Kisco. Preregister. TheCenterForHealthAndHealing.net.

THURSDAY, SEPTMBER 24

Yoga Teacher Training – A comprehensive program exploring Hot, Ashtanga, Vinyasa and Iyengar styles for those who aspire to instruct or simply wish to improve. $3400. Pre-registration required. Riverstone Yoga. 2 Hudson View Way, Tarrytown. Info: 914.332.9642. Riverstoneyoga.com.

Holistic Moms Network – 7:30pm. With Janice Solomon, CCH. Homeopathy—an overview of various approaches. The difference between treatment methods of certified homeopaths and more. Rye Free Reading Room, 1061 Boston Post Rd, Rye.

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 25

Yoga Weekend with Anton Mackey – 9/25-9/27. Weekend includes two master classes and workshop designed to inspire students to take their practice to the next level. $80/weekend. Pre-registration required. Riverstone Yoga. 2 Hudson View Way, Tarrytown. Info: 914.332.9642. Riverstoneyoga.com.

Business opportunity in natural health field presentation – 6:30-8:30pm. Special presentation about earning a separate income stream while helping others get healthier. Part-time business opportunity in top natural nutrition company. Hyatt House in Fishkill. $5. Info/register: Michael Rosenbaum 914.589.3601. AlternativeChoices.org.

Receiving Spiritual Messages Directly Workshop – 6:30am-8:30pm. With Alexandra La ‘Claire. $35/pp. Synchronicity, 1511 Rte 22, Brewster. RSVP: 845.363.1765. SynchronicityNY.com.

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 26

Anatomy with Anton Mackey – 9/26-9/27. Three modules covering anatomy essentials to help yoga students deepen their understanding of the body and practice. $55/module. Pre-registration required. Riverstone Yoga. 2 Hudson View Way, Tarrytown. Info: 914.332.9642. Riverstoneyoga.com.

Soul Painting with Yoga & Art – 9am-1pm. Kundalini yoga, journaling and painting. All levels. No art experience necessary. Facilitators, Mandeep Kaur Khalsa and Beth Hardev Kaur Sax. $65 member. $72 nonmember. The Wainwright House, Rye. Info: Wainwright.org.

Armonk Outdoor Art Show – 10am-5pm. 9/26-9/27. Rain or shine. Over 185 juried artists in a broad spectrum of media. Guided tours, kid-friendly activities and diverse food court. Admission $10, free under 18. 205 Business Park Dr. Armonk. Info: ArmonkOutdoorArtShow.org.

Meditation in Energy Current of John of God – 10am-4pm. Facilitated by Daughter of the Casa, Abia Alvarez. Meditative Current and calming music from the Casa. Free. Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 236 So. Bedford Rd, Mt. Kisco. Register: sevenpowercenters@gmail.com.

Healthier TogetherImmunity Boost – 10:30am-12pm. Learn principles and simple exercises to help boost and strengthen immune system. Free. Westchester Body & Brain, Yoga & Tai Chi, 590 Central Park Ave, Scarsdale. Info: Nicole: 201.618.7486. BodynBrain.com/westchester.

Teachings of the Medicine Wheel: Working with Fire – 3:30-5:30pm and 6-8pm.Evan Pritchard, professor of Native American studies. Work creatively with the elements of the four directions. $35/$40. $60/$70 both. Wainwright House, Rye. 914.967.6080. Wainwright.org.

Mamas in Motion – 7-8:30pm. With Jolyn Arisman. Release spontaneous creativity and renew oneself with dance, yoga, massage and more. $30. Quest Yoga Arts, 11-13 E Main St, Mt Kisco. Register: 914.241.9642. QuestYogaArts.com.

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 27

Spiritual Education for Kids – New year begins at local Unitarian Universalists congregations. Explore Sunday services and classes for kids Pre-K through 8th in Croton (11am), Hastings (10:30am), Mohegan Lake (10:30am), Mt Kisco (10:30am) and White Plains (10am). Info: WestchesterUU.com.

Solar Body Outdoor Natural Healing Workshop – 8:30-10:30am. Find inner peace and natural healing power for a healthier body, mind and spirit. Free. Westchester Body & Brain, Yoga & Tai Chi, 590 Central Park Ave, Scarsdale. Info: Nicole: 201.618.7486. BodynBrain.com/westchester.

Awaken Wellness Fair NJ – 10am-5pm. Speakers, healers, vendors and readers. Over 100 exhibitors and hundreds of guests. Double Tree Hotel, 2117 Rte. 4 East, Fort Lee, NJ. Info: AwakenFair.com, click on “Fort Lee 9-27.”

Chakra Flow-n-Let it Go Yoga – 11am-12:15pm. With Antonia Noonan, RYT 500. Open level using bija mantra, vinyasa flow and restorative. $15. The Temperance Center. 453 White Plains Rd, Ste 201/203, Eastchester. Info: 914.793.2600. TheTemperanceCenter.com.

Community Yoga/Meditation – 1-3pm. With Jennifer. Integral or Yin Yoga followed by longer meditation session. By donation. Still Mind Yoga, 305 Central Ave, Ste 2, White Plains. 914.648.0492. YogaWestchesterNY.com.

Jin Shin Jyutsu Workshop – 1-3:30pm. Timeless art of harmonizing body, mind and spirit. Exercises and using breath to surrender into peace and well-being. $40. The YogaScape, 64 Gleneida Ave, Carmel. RSVP by Sept 23/Info: 845.225.9642. TheYogaScape.com.

Fall Equinox Healing Night – 5-7:30pm Meditation, yoga, chanting, drumming. $20 suggested donation. Half proceeds to charity. The Temperance Center. 453 White Plains Rd, Ste 201/203, Eastchester. 914.793.2600. TheTemperanceCenter.com.

Women’s Full Moon Circle – 7-8:30pm. Non-denominational monthly gathering for women, coming together to draw in powerful energies of the full moon. $10 requested donation. DG Sanctuary. Directions, Dreaming Goddess: 845.473.2206. DreamingGoddess.com.

MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 28

Mindfulness for the Family – 7–9pm. With Dr. Paul Epstein, naturopathic physician. Cultivate a family life filled with peace, contentment and love. The practice of mindfulness supports healthy communication. $40/$44. Wainwright House, Rye. 914.967.6080. Wainwright.org.

StarVisions Healing Circle – 7pm. Release, balance and restore subtle energy centers via deep relaxation. With Anne Bentzen. $25 Adults; Seniors/Student rate $15. Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 236 So. Bedford Rd., Mt. Kisco. Pre-register: 914.588.4079.

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

TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 29

Author Series: Lecture & Book Signing – 3-4:30pm. Conversation with Sarah Bracey White, author of Primary Lessons. A fascinating and engaging memoir. $5 suggested. $21 book sales. Wainwright House, Rye. 914.967.6080. Wainwright.org.

Green Drinks Westchester at The Briarcliff Manor – 6-8pm. w/ Lea Cullen Boyer of Green Guru Network and Dani Glaser of Green Team Spirit and host Perry DiNapoli at The Briarcliff Manor. 25 Studio Hill Rd. Briarcliff Manor. Information: Facebook.com/greendrinkswestchester.

Séance: Talking to the Dead – 7:30-9pm. With Psychic Medium Joan Carra. Find comfort and closure with messages from passed loved ones. $55/pp. Small group. Wainwright House 260 Stuyvesant Ave, Rye. RSVP: 203 531-6387. PsychicJoanCarra.com.

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 30

Weekly Meditation & Dharma Night – 7-8:30pm. With Senior Shambhala Teacher, Derek Kolleeny. Meditation instruction, practice, Buddhist teachings and group discussion. Tea reception following. $20 drop-in. Quest Yoga Studio, 11 E Main St, 2nd Flr, Mt Kisco. Preregister. TheCenterForHealthAndHealing.net.

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 2

Autumn Splendor – Oct 2-4. Walking/yoga/meditation retreat with viniyoga teachers Stephanie Harding and Lynn Crimando. Lodging in a restored Victorian mansion, three meals daily. $400. Stony Point Retreat Center. Stephanie Harding: 914.274.0007. Rippowamyoga.com.

SUNDAY, October 4

Support Connection 21th Anniversary Support-A-Walk – 9am. Support Connection brings help and hope to people fighting breast and ovarian cancer. Walk, donate or visit the vendors. Info: supportconnection.org; 914.962.6402.

Yoga for Insomnia – 2-5pm. Special workshop to promote a restful sleep. YogaShine Studio, Valhalla. Vitalah Simon, RYT-500, teacher in Westchester for over 25 years. $75. Pre-registration required: 914.769.8745. yogashine.com.

1st Annual Holistic Wellness Fair – 11am-4pm. Marianne Messina, DC, and Ferdinand Esser, DC, present an experiential and fun day of workshops, demonstrations and bodywork including yoga, chiropractic, acupuncture, culinary nutrition and guided meditation. Free. 2241 Crompond Rd, Cortlandt Manor. Info: 914.930.8800.

 

 

 

Natural Awakenings Calendar Listings for April, 2015 in Westchester, Putnam and Dutchess, NY

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UPCOMING EVENTS

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WEDNESDAY, APRIL 1

Reiki Circle – 7pm. Open to all attuned to Reiki Level l or higher. Take this opportunity to both share and receive the healing energy of Reiki. Requested donation $10. Hands of Serenity Healing, 1129 Main St, Fishkill. Register: 845.896.1915. HandsOfSerenityHealing.com.

Nia for Fitness – 7-8:15pm. Gentle, expressive body-mind-spirit movement program that blends aspects of the martial arts, dance arts and healing arts—done barefoot or with dance sneakers. Quest Yoga Arts, 11-13 E. Main St, Mt Kisco. 914.241.9642. QuestYogaArts.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, Jane: 914.874.1177. DrSlotnick.com.

THURSDAY, APRIL 2

WING Women Independent Networking Group Meets – 6:30-8:30pm. Mission is to educate, motivate, and support. Aims to empower women and enable their advancement in business. $10, and cash bar. The Pinnacle at Heritage Hills, Somers Pointe Country Club, 1000 West Dr, Somers. RSVP: wing-ny.com.

Heart Listening – 7-8:30pm. With Diane Ingram. Guided meditation and group discussion in learning to speak and act from the heart. $15. Inner Balance Studio, 1072 Rte 311, Patterson. 845.878.7800. InnerBalancStudio.org.

Parent-Caregiver Support Group – 7-8:30pm. 1st & 3rd Thurs. For those caring for someone on the spectrum; support, education, encouragement and hope. Free. Sensory Stepping Stones, 83 S Bedford Rd, Mt Kisco. RVSP required: 914.244.4101.

Herbal Stress Relief – 7-9pm. Learn simple but effective herbs and techniques to combat everyday stresses. $35. Path to Bliss Yoga, Pleasant Valley. Preregistration required, Karine: 845.592.4609. GreenGirlHerbs@optonline.net. GreenGirlHerbs.com.

FRIDAY, APRIL 3

Guided Healing Meditation Journey to Atlantis & Lemuria with Dolphins, Whales and Crystal Singing Bowls – 6:30-8:30pm.With Melissa Merendino. Synchronicity, 1511 Rte 22 Brewster. RSVP: 845.363.1765. SynchronicityNY.com.

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

SUNDAY, APRIL 5

Ecstatic Chant and Dance with Blissing – 6-8pm. Prana Moon Yoga, The Hat Factory, Division St. Peeskill. $20. Info: BlissingChant.com.

MONDAY, APRIL 6

Massage Therapy Program – Seven-month massage therapy program starts at Finger Lakes School of Massage, 272 N. Bedford Rd, Mt Kisco. Info about program/financial aid opportunities, Admissions: 914.241.7363. flsm.com.

Four Week MELT Series – Apr 6-27. 12:30-1:45pm. With Joy Jacobson. A simple self-treatment method that eliminates chronic pain, improves performance and decreases the accumulated stress. $100 series. $30 per class. Quest Yoga Arts, 11-13 E. Main St, Mt Kisco. Preregistration required: 914.241.9642. QuestYogaArts.com.

Osteoporosis Awareness Group – 7-9pm. Speaker: Michael E. Doyle, MD. Topic: Alternative Approaches in the Treatment of Osteoporosis. Free. Burke Rehabilitation Hospital Bldg. #4 (Billings)785 Mamaroneck Ave, White Plains. Info: Susan 914.260.9339.

TUESDAY, APRIL 7

Hands-on Healing: Techniques to Help Your Pets to Heal – 11am-12:30pm. Participants will need to bring small stuffed animal to represent their pet. $35. Mahopac. Details: 845.228.8132.

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 8

Adult Guided Channeling/Meditation Group – 10-11am. With Merrill Black, LCSW/Reiki Master. Unique theme, meditation, group discussion. $15. The Temperance Center, 453 White Plains Rd, Ste 203, Eastchester. 914.793.2600. TheTemperanCenter.com.

Northern Westchester Believe, Inspire, Grow Meeting – 12-2pm. BIG is a women’s empowerment organization designed to help women of all ages identify and embrace their true life purpose, both professionally and personally. The Burger Barn, Somers. 914.646.5766. BelieveInspireGrow.com.

Thursday, April 9

Natural Awakenings’ Book Publishing Party – 7-10pm. Fun night of meeting and mingling with interesting people. With local authors: Dr. Michael Finkelstein, Cathleen O’Connor and Elizabeth Harper. $20. Refreshments & cash bar. At Recologie, 49 Lawton St. New Rochelle. Tickets/Info: WakeUpNaturally.com. 914.617.8750.

FRIDAY, APRIL 10

The Healer’s Lounge – 10-11:30am. Free networking event for holistic practitioners. Held at Quest Yoga Arts 11 East Main St, Mt Kisco. 914.260.1696 TheCenterForHealthAndHealing.net.

Introduction to Crystal Healing – 7pm. Explore the energy and healing power of crystals, healing lore, chakra relations and crystal use in energy work and meditation. $35 includes crystal starter kit. Hands of Serenity Healing, 1129 Main St, Fishkill. Register: 845.896.1915. HandsOfSerenityHealing.com.

Archangel Healing Workshop – 7-9pm.With Shaman Elka Boren $35/pp. Synchronicity, 1511 Rte 22 Brewster. RSVP: 845.363.1765. SynchronicityNY.com.

SATURDAY, APRIL 11

Second Saturday Divorce Workshop – 9-11:30am. Address the legal, financial and personal issues of divorce. With the guidance of trained professionals, participants will gain a greater understanding of the divorce process. 100 S Bedford Rd, Ste 340, Mt Kisco. Register/info: SecondSaturdayWestchester.com.

Mastering The Art of Self-Hypnosis Two-Day Workshop – Apr 11 & 12. 10am-1pm. Learn the secrets to self-hypnosis for personal success. $68 members. $74 nonmembers Contact Info: Wainwright House. 914.967.6080.

Don’t Stir, You’ll Awaken The Dragon– 11-2pm. With Nadine Gordon-Taylor. Journey into the world of animal totem wisdom. Find, listen to and interpret their messages. $55-$60 per workshop. 914.967.6080. Wainwright.org.

Free BodyTalk Public Talk and Demonstration – 1pm. Intro to the Wholehealthcare system. Learn a technique to reduce stress and balance the brain and a chance for mini session. Intuitive Living, Larchmont. Register: 917.685.1528. IntuitiveLivingNY.com.

Introduction to MELT Technique – 1-2:30pm. Stretch and hydrate connective tissue for pain relief and better health. $30. The Rivertown Center for Yoga & Health, 343 Broadway, Dobbs Ferry. Register: Beth Bierko: 914.384.9983. RivertownYoga.com.

Workshop: Alexander Technique for Movement Teachers – 13:30pm. Taught by Joan Arnold. Open to teachers of Pilates, yoga and fitness. Discover how the principles and hands-on cuing of the method can benefit and influence our teaching. $40. Rhinebeck Pilates. Register: 845.876.5686. RhinebeckPilates.com.

SUNDAY, APRIL 12

Staying Healthy & Restoring Balance with The 5 Element Theory – 9:30am-4pm. Identify the dominant element specific to each participants mind/body type. Explore diet, nutrition, meridian energy channels and major pressure points. $118/$128. 914.967.6080. Wainwright.org.

Soul Vision: A Life (Career) with Purpose – 1-5pm. With Linda Richichi. Join national award winning intuitive artist. Uncover inner wisdom and symbolic language through art. Receive free Soul portrait sketch. $60/$66. 914.967.6080. Wainwright.org.

Ecstatic Chant and Dance with Blissing – 6-8pm. Yoga Sound Studios. $20. Potluck dinner after. 27 Travis Corners Rd. Garrison. Info: BlissingChant.com.

Devour at Recologie – 6-9pm. An incubator for culture supporting themed collaboration between artists, musicians, performers and food service professionals. Meet, share stories, enjoy a performance and dinner in the spirit of living life fully. $40. Gather at Recologie, 49 Lawton St, New Rochelle. 914.278.9350. Recologie.com.

MONDAY, APRIL 13

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

TUESDAY, APRIL 14

Farm Volunteering – Apr 14 & 28. Help resident farmer, Doug DeCandia, grow food at Sugar Hill Farm for the Food Bank for Westchester. Sugar Hill Farm, 403 Harris Rd, Bedford Hills. Info, Kate: 914.234.6992 x15.WestchesterLandTrust.org.

Monthly Singing Circle – Sing and tone, basking in healing vibration and the company of loving hearts. $20 suggested donation. The Rivertown Center for Yoga & Health, 343 Broadway, Dobbs Ferry. Register Info: Beth Bierko: 914.384.9983. RivertownYoga.com.

The Putnam County Chapter of Over 40 Females – 6-8:30pm. Speaker Lorna Kelly: “From Riches to Rags and Back Again.” Register: Leslie Barrick Putnam County NY Chapter Director: 914.260.3171; over40females.com.

Astrology 101 – 7:15-8:45pm. Three week program teaches the foundation of astrology, planets, signs and how to put it together. Taught by Pamela Cucinell, NCGR certified astrologer. $25 for one class/$83 for series. Wainwright House, Rye. Register: 914.967.6080.

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 15

Meditation Workshop: “Making Friends with Yourself” – 7-9pm. David Nichtern, International Shambhala Senior Buddhist teacher is coming to Mt Kisco. Includes meditation instruction and practice, teachings from the Buddhist path and a tea and snack reception to follow. $50. The Center for Health and Healing. 914.260.1696. TheCenterForHealthAndHealing.net.

Message Circle with Carla – 7:45-9:30pm. A night of healing messages from the other side with Medium Carla Blaha. $40/person. Soulauras, 520 North State Rd, Briarcliff. 914.941.2400; soulauras.com.

THURSDAY, APRIL 16

Teen/Tween Yoga – 5-6pm. Jessica Fucale will lead yoga for grades 6-12. Free. Irvington Public Library. 914.591.7840. Register: IrvingtonLibrary.org.

Pre-book launch for local authors Michael Collins and Mary Lou Buschi – 6:30pm. Michael Patrick Collins confronts the conflicts of the modern world with a mystic’s intensity. Mary Lou has been nominated for Best New Poets 2014. Recologie, 49 Lawton St. New Rochelle. 914.278.9350. Recologie.com.

Parent-Caregiver Support Group – 7-8:30pm. 1st & 3rd Thurs. For those caring for someone on the spectrum; support, education, encouragement and hope. Free. Sensory Stepping Stones, 83 S Bedford Rd, Mt Kisco. RVSP required: 914.244.4101.

New Moon Gathering – 7-8:30pm. Make the most of the coming lunar cycle. Guided meditations and ritual facilitated by astrologer Pamela Cucinell; bring a notebook. $20 members/$25 non-members. Wainwright House, Rye. Register: 914.967.6080.

Herbs for Women – 7-9pm. Learn to nourish and balance with herbal remedies. $35. Path to Bliss Yoga, Pleasant Valley. Preregistration required, Karine: 845.592.4609. GreenGirlHerbs.com.

FRIDAY, APRIL 17

Introduction to Energetic Psychology – 6-8pm. Integrating the fields of energetic psychology and equine-facilitated learning, James Cassese presents a lecture and demonstration about this exciting new work with horses and how it could change life as a rider, as a leader, as a whole person. $45. CB Walker Stables, Brewster. 212.477.4475. EquineEnergetix.com.

Reiki Circle – 7-8:30pm.With Jackie Muller, LCSW, Reiki Teacher. $15. Inner Balance Studio, 1072 Rte 311, Patterson. 845.878.7800. InnerBalancStudio.org.

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

Course in Miracles – 7:45-9pm. 3rd Fri. With Lyna Jones, author of Ashes to The Moon. Donation. Traprock Ste Ltd, Scarsdale. RSVP monthly: 914.725.5656.

SATURDAY, APRIL 18

Ossining’s 5th Annual Earth Day Festival – A Riverfront Day of free family events honoring earth and celebrating solar energy. Artisan vendors, local food and live music on the Hudson River.  Louis B. Engel Waterfront Park. Info: GreenOssining.org.

Intro to The Healing Qualities of Crystals – 9am-5pm. Experiential workshop into the magical world of crystals. Learn how to choose, work with and experience what they can do. $135/$148. 914.967.6080. Wainwright.org.

5th Annual Sustain White Plains Earth Day Celebration – 10am: free film screening of DisneyNature’s Monkey Kingdom; noon: street wide event on Court Street between Main Street and Martine Avenue starts; live folk music, storyteller Laura Scott Schaefer and more. Info: wpbid.com.

Monthly Teen Guided Mediation Group – 9:30-10:30am With Merrill Black, LCSW/Reiki Master. Ages 13-17. Unique theme. $15. The Temperance Center, 453 White Plains Rd, Ste 203, Eastchester. 914.793.2600. TheTemperanCenter.com.

4th Annual Sacred Being Health and Wellness Fair – 10am-4pm. Free workshops on dealing with emotional trauma, depression, anxiety, stress and other symptoms of PTSD. Free Reiki, mini massages, seed swap and more. Free admission. Open to public. Locust Grove Estate, Poughkeepsie. Info: 845.849.2205; green-brain.org.

Nature’s Pantry Earth Day Event – 11-2pm. Product demos, raffles and more at Nature’s Pantry, an alternative grocery store. 545 Route 52, Fishkill. Info: NaturesPantryHV.com; 845.765.2023.

Yoga, Nutrition, Reiki & Meditation – 11am-4pm. A one day wellness retreat to learn how to cleanse the body, clear the  mind and practice healthy habits. $130. Pre-registration required: Riverstone Yoga. 2 Hudson View Way, Tarrytown. 914.332.9642. riverstoneyoga.com.

Yoga for Labor & Delivery: Essentials for a More Easeful Birth – 2-5pm. With Kelly Swails. Couples workshop provides instruction and experience on techniques to achieve calmness, reduce discomfort and facilitate the process of labor. $100 couple. Quest Yoga Arts 11-13 E Main St, Mt Kisco. 914.241.9642. QuestYogaArts.com.

Kirtan with BlisSing – 7-9pm. Evening of loving-kindness, music, dancing and devotion. $25 suggested donation. The Rivertown Center for Yoga & Health, 343 Broadway, Dobbs Ferry. Register Info: Beth Bierko: 914.384.9983. RivertownYoga.com.

Gather at Recologie! Celebrate! – 7:30pm. Music and tasting. Meet Recologie’s new partner: Executive Chef/General Manager Dianne de la Veaux and experience the launch of new menu. $75 tasting and entertainment. 49 Lawton St. New Rochelle. 914.278.9350. Recologie.com.

SUNDAY, APRIL 19

Shamanic Spring Shindig! – 10am-5pm. Peruvian Whistling Vessels, River Ceremony, Shamanic Journeying, Trance Dance. Potluck Lunch. $50. 4 Hull Lane, Sandy Hook, CT. 914.456.7789; eileenohare.com.

Yoga Cures with Dr. Fishman – 11am-2pm. Dr. Fishman will review the underlying anatomy and provide information about how poses work to correct issues and relieve symptoms. $145. Pre-registration required: Riverstone Yoga. 2 Hudson View Way, Tarrytown. 914.332.9642. riverstoneyoga.com.

GNC Earth Day & Arbor Day Celebration – 11am-4pm. Learn how to gather rainwater for gardens, turn food scraps and garden waste into compost, plant a tree, solar cooking demo, make a seed garden. Free. Greenburgh Nature Center, Info: 914. 723.3470; GreenburghNatureCenter.org.

Community Yoga – 12-1:15pm. A practice approachable from any level, admission by donation of personal care products for the Pawling Community Resource Center. Inner Balance Studio, 1072 Rte 311, Patterson. 845.878.7800. InnerBalancStudio.org.

Sacred Sound: The Rattle – 12-5pm. Powerful tools for healing, shifting energy and clearing away mind clutter. Learn to incorporate rattling into everyday life. Participants will create a healing rattle. $55 includes all supplies. Hands of Serenity Healing, 1129 Main St, Fishkill. Register: 845.896.1915. HandsOfSerenityHealing.com.

The Spirit’s Journey: Connecting with Your Higher Self, Spirit Guides and Intuition – 2:30-4:30pm. Limited space. $40. Presented by Putnam Healing Arts and Liberation Yoga. Mahopac. RSVP: 845.228.8132.

Love Yourself – 3-6pm. This workshop will guide participants in exercises to release the past and learn to love themselves. $45. Pre-registration required: Riverstone Yoga. 2 Hudson View Way, Tarrytown. 914.332.9642. riverstoneyoga.com.

Restorative Yoga Workshop – 5-7pm. With Karla Diamond. Relaxing yet powerful practice. Release deeply held tensions, calm nervous system and strengthen immune system. $25 preregistered. $30 day of. Quest Yoga Arts, 11-13 E Main St, Mt Kisco. 914.241.9642. QuestYogaArts.com.

TUESDAY, APRIL 21

Westchester Holistic Network – 8am-10am. Friendly people, compelling speaker. It’s not just for practitioners. Free to members; $10 non-members. Panera Bread Company, One North Broadway, White Plains. Info: WestchesterHolisticNetwork.org.

Free Intro Session of Emotion Code – 11am-12:30pm. Experience the benefit of this non-invasive healing modality. Release stress for self, family and even pets. Mahopac. Details: 845.228.8132.

Monthly Reiki Circle – 7-8:45pm. Give and receive healing Reiki energy. All levels and those new to Reiki are all welcome. $20 suggested donation. The Rivertown Center for Yoga & Health, 343 Broadway, Dobbs Ferry. Register Info: Beth Bierko: 914.384.9983. RivertownYoga.com.

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 22

Adult Guided Channeling/Meditation Group – 10-11am. With Merrill Black, LCSW/Reiki Master. Unique theme, meditation, group discussion. $15. The Temperance Center, 453 White Plains Rd, Ste 203, Eastchester. 914.793.2600. TheTemperanCenter.com.

16th annual Wellness Fair at Dutchess Community College – 10am-2pm. visit experts in the areas of health and wellness. Reiki, massage, chiropractic, herbals, give-aways and more. Dutchess Hall. Dutchess Community College 53 Pendell Rd, Poughkeepsie.

Navigating the Educational Maze: An Overview of the Avenues of Support for Your Child – 7-9pm. A presentation to guide and equip parents as an advocate for their child’s educational needs. Free. Sensory Stepping Stones, 83 S Bedford Rd, Mt Kisco. RVSP required: 914.244.4101.

Vision & Success in School – 7-9pm. Discover tools to identify children having trouble learning. As many as 25 percent of children in any classroom have vision problems that keep them from reaching their potential. Free. Dr. Samantha Slotnick, 495 Central Park Ave, Ste 301, Scarsdale. RSVP, Jane: 914.874.1177. DrSlotnick.com.

THURSDAY, APRIL 23

Holistic Mom’s Meeting: What Is Feng Shui? – 7:30pm. Holistic Moms Network hosts Laura Cerrano of Feng Shui Manhattan, who is a Certified Feng Shui practitioner. Rye Free Reading Room, 1061 Boston Post Rd, Rye. Info: HolisticMoms.org.

FRIDAY, ARPIL 24

Beyond Waste – 6-9pm. Meet local waste-reduction experts, educators, students and individuals activated on sustainability and waste reduction in their community, round-table discussions, watch “Plastic Paradise,” food and more. Rippowam Cisqua, 439 Cantitoe St, Bedford. Info: 914.620.2411.

Banana Leaf: North Indian Pop-Up dinner prepared by guest Chef Rinku Bhattacharya – 7pm. A culinary journey through signature recipes focused on a sustainable approach to Indian Cooking. Recologie 49 Lawton St. New Rochelle. 914.278.9350. Recologie.com.

Drum Circle to Welcome Spring – 7:30pm. With Damon Jackson from A.L.I.R.A.M. Evening of rhythm and joy. $15/pp. $25/family. Inner Balance Studio, 1072 Rte 311, Patterson. 845.878.7800. InnerBalancStudio.org.

Healing and Prayer Service – 7:30pm. Evening of spiritual healing and prayer. If unable to attend, call shop to add a name to the prayer list. Free. Hands of Serenity Healing, 1129 Main St, Fishkill. Register: 845.896.1915. HandsOfSerenityHealing.com.

SATURDAY, APRIL 25

Reiki 1 & 2 Class – 10am-5pm. With Reiki Master Marcus Feighery. $275/pp for the class. Synchronicity, 1511 Rte 22 Brewster. RSVP: 845.363.1765. SynchronicityNY.com.

The Yoga of Stress Reduction – 10am-12pm. With Sarah Lipton and Gem Mitchell. Learn Simple and effective relaxation techniques; relaxing asana, breath work, visualization and meditation. $40. Acker House, Center for Integrative Health, 139 Grand St. Croton on Hudson. Info: 914.707.1399.

Awaken Wellness Fair – 10am-5pm. Speakers, healers, vendors and readers, over 100 exhibitors. Exhibitor spots available. Sheraton Stamford Hotel, 700 East Main St, Stamford, CT. Info: AwakenFair.com, click on “Stamford 4-25.”

Earth Day Celebration at Delicious Gardens – 11am-3pm. Hydroponic Garden demos, tree seedlings from the GreenWorld Project, give-a-ways, music; free admission to “hydroponic garden basics” and “how to propagate using cuttings” demos. 180 Route 117, Bypass Rd, Bedford Hills. Info: 914.864.1400; DeliciousGardensNY.com.

The Sacred Heart of Herbalism – 1-6pm. Eight month comprehensive herbal intensive. Learn how to heal with herbs. $875. Early bird registration $800 if paid by Apr 1. Wappinger Falls. 845.592.4609. GreenGirlHerbs@optonline.net. GreenGirlHerbs.com.

Spring Renewal – 2-4pm. With Monique Michaels. Cleansing pranayama, rejuvenating restoratives and meditation. Optional Green juice available. $45 with juice in advance. Quest Yoga Arts 11-13 E Main St, Mt Kisco. 914.241.9642. QuestYogaArts.com.

SUNDAY, APRIL 26

Learn About Foraging with Naturalist “Wildman” Steve Brill – 11am. Learn, touch, taste. Book signing (lunch break) followed by a two-hour walking tour in Nature Study Woods. Recologie, 49 Lawton St. New Rochelle. 914.835.2153. Info: Recologie.com.

Chakra Flow-n-Let it Go Yoga – 11am-12:15pm. With Antonia Noonan, RYT 500. Open level using bija manta, vinyasa flow and restorative. $15. The Temperance Center, 453 White Plains Rd, Ste 203, Eastchester, 914.793.2600. TheTemperanCenter.com.

MONDAY, APRIL 27

StarVisions Healing Circle – 7pm. Connecting wisdom and energy principles to one’s life. Experience deep energy healing in group setting with Anne Bentzen, Reiki Master. $25. $15 student rate. Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 236 S Bedford Rd, Mt Kisco Preregister: 914.588.4079.

TUESDAY, APRIL 28

Learn Powerful Energy Techniques: To Help You Reduce Effects Of Stress – 11am-12:30pm. Participants will experience techniques to use right away. $35. Mahopac. Details: 845.228.8132.

Earth Day at Pleasantville Middle School – 5:30-7:30pm . The theme is local food. Open to the public. Exhibitors include: Greenburgh Nature Center, Westmoreland Sanctuary, Pleasantville Community Garden – growing food for local pantries and more. Pleasantville Middle School, 40 Romer Ave, Pleasantville. Info: helen@loring.net.

Monthly Let Your Yoga Dance Class – 7-8:15pm. Joyful, aerobic practice combining yoga and dancing through the chakras. $20 suggested donation. The Rivertown Center for Yoga & Health, 343 Broadway, Dobbs Ferry. Register Info: Beth Bierko: 914.384.9983. RivertownYoga.com.

THURSDAY, ARPIL 30

BodyTalk Access Class – 9:30am-5pm. Learn five techniques to reduce stress and much more. $150. Intuitive Living, Larchmont. Register: 917.685.1528. IntuitiveLivingNY.com.

Connecting with Your Guides – Apr 30, May 7 and 14. 6-9pm. Three week series with Michael Rosenbaum, Metaphysician. Learn how to connect and stay connected with spirit guides and masters daily. All three sessions $199 early bird special by Apr 15. $239 thereafter. The Center for Health and Healing, Mt Kisco. Register: 914.260.1696.TheCenterForHealthAndHealing.net.

Book Discussion – 7pm. Last Thurs of each mos. Visit for this month’s choice. Free. Inner Balance Studio, 1072 Rte 311, Patterson. 845.878.7800. InnerBalancStudio.org.

SATURDAY, May 2

US Spiritist Symposium – 10am-7pm. Event will feature national and international speakers, presentations and workshops on a variety of topics, including art through mediumship and spirit communications. Marriott Hotel and Spa, 243 Tresser Blvd., Stamford, CT. Info: SpiritualityNow.net.

 

 

 

 

Natural Awakenings Calendar Listings for November, 2014 in Westchester, Putnam and Dutchess, NY

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SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 1

HypnoBirthing – Registration open for childbirth preparation called HypnoBirthing. Five week series beginning first week of December for babies due January through March. Info: GentleBeginningsMidwiferyNY.com

Awaken the Healer Within – 1-4pm. With Katonah energy healing practitioner, Laura Malfa. Learn to powerfully sense and shift energy using energy based techniques, breath work, meditation and sound. $65. Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 236 S Bedford Rd. Rte 172, Mt Kisco. 914.236.4503. Register online: StarvisionsCommunity.org.

Pre-Natal Partners Workshop – 2-4pm. With Allison Schleck. Expectant mothers, fathers, partners and friends are invited to learn partner postures, labor prep and breathing techniques. No yoga experience necessary. $60/couple. Quest Yoga Arts,11-13 E Main St, Mt Kisco. 914.241.9642. QuestYogaArts.com.

SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 2

108 Sun Salutations – 8:30-9:45am. 11/2, 11/9, 11/16, 11/23 & 11/30. With Gabrielle Semel. A guided practice through this traditional series to honor the Sun, and build the qualities of Strength and Perseverance. Donation. Inner Balance Studio, 1072 Rt. 311, Patterson. 845.878.7800.

Meditation for Daily Life – 10:30-11:30am. All levels. Sitting and walking meditation practice with a group of like-minded people. Learn and practice techniques for gaining mental strength, stability and clarity. $15. Mt Kisco. Info: TheCenterForHealthAndHealing.net.

Yoga for Osteoporosis – 11am-2pm. With Dr. Loren Fishman. Learn safe and effective postures for those with osteoporosis or with bone density concerns. $145. Riverstone Yoga, Tarrytown. 914.332.9642. RiverstoneYoga.com.

Guided Trail Experience – Nov 2, 9, 23, 30. 11:30am. All ages. Discover who left that track, which tree makes the best animal home or which mushrooms make the best dinner. 45-min. Free. GNC, Scarsdale. Info: 914.723.3470. GreenburghNatureCenter.org.

Core Principles of Pilates – 12:30-2:30pm. With Kate Petagine.  A pre-requisite to mat Pilates class, a workshop teaching the combination of concentration, control, center, fluidity, precision and breath. $25. Pre-register only: 845.878.7800. InnerBalanceStudio.org.

Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction Meditation Workshop – 1-5pm. With Dr. Patricia Bloom. Learn and practice seated and walking meditation and other techniques to reduce anxiety, tension and other symptoms of stress. $60. Rivertown Center for Yoga & Health, 343 Dobbs Ferry. Info, Beth Bierko: 914.384.9983. RivertownYoga.com.

Working with Angels, Merlin and the Higher Self – 4-6pm. StarVisions sponsors author, Margaret Doner LMT. Angelic channel shares how to work with the angelic realm to reach one’s potential. Chapel at Croton Falls, 609 Rte 22. 914.236.4503. Register online: StarvisionsCommunity.org.

MONDAY, NOVEMBER 3

Psychic Development Circle – 7pm. A supportive and loving group to develop and enhance one’s psychic abilities. $15 suggested donation. Hands Of Serenity Healing, 1129 Main St, Fishkill. Register:845.896.1915. HandsOfSerenityHealing.com.

Yoga for Back Care Workshop – 7-9pm. Learn yoga poses and other techniques to maintain a healthy spine and relieve back stress. $25. Rivertown Center for Yoga & Health, 343 Dobbs Ferry. Info, Beth Bierko: 914.384.9983. RivertownYoga.com.

TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 4

Kids’ Yoga – 4:30-5:15pm. Tuesdays, 11/4-12/16. With Alice Sipple. Playful themes, breathing techniques, and postures will be explored. Children ages 5-7 welcome. 6 classes. $60 member/$72 non-member. Pre-register: 845. 896.5678; allsporthealthandfitness.com.

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 5

Adult Guided Channeling/Meditation Group – 9:30-10:30am. With Merrill Black, LCSW/Reiki Master. Unique theme, meditation, group discussion. The Temperance Center, 453 White Plains Rd, Ste 203, Eastchester. Info: 914.793.2600. TheTemperanceCenter.com.

The Trampoline Effect: Staying In Touch With Your Competent Confident Self – 6:30-8:30pm. 3 class course – 11/ 5, 11/12, & 11/19. Learn how to nurture and access self-confidence with the Trampoline Effect at Hastings High School, 27 Farragut Ave, Hastings-on-Hudson. $60 Sign up through Intervillage Continuing Education, sunywcc.edu/Intervillage.

Introduction to Mindfulness Meditation – 7-8:15pm. Four-week series. Beginners-intermediate. Learn appropriate posture and meditation techniques. Tibetan Buddhist meditation lineage. Sitting and walking meditation, contemplative meditations are taught. Dharma books and teachings discussed. Space limited. $100 four classes. $30 single class. Mt Kisco. TheCenterForHealthAndHealing.net.

Kinesthetic Ball Work – 7-9pm. With Piki Houde. Guided release technique which involves lying on rubber balls to self-massage tight areas and create freedom of movement and new self-awareness. All levels. $35 preregistered. $40 door. Quest Yoga Arts,11-13 E Main St, Mt Kisco. Register: 914.241.9642. QuestYogaArts.com.

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 6

Staying Healthy All Winter Long With Herbs – 6:30-8:30pm. Learn simple ways to employ herbal allies to maintain health and thrive all season long. CE-HLTH 2063QV. Dobbs Ferry HS. $35. K Gordineer #84907. Westchester Community College. 914.606.6800.

Gong Meditation – 7:30-8:30pm. Relax to the healing and restorative sounds of the gong. Experience a sense of calm and inner tranquility. 223 Katonah Ave, Katonah. 914.232.3473. GoldenTempleYoga.com.

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 7

Expressive Arts Group – With Stephanie Buck. Ongoing group now forming. Individualized exploration and use of painting, drawing, clay work, authentic movement, sounding and writing within a safe and supportive environment. No experience needed. Yellow Door Studios 1 North St, Hastings-on-Hudson. Info: Stephanie 914.478.4200.

Reiki Master Practitioner and Reiki Master Teacher Training – Nov 7-9. Ready to take personal Reiki practice to the next level? Registration closes Oct 24. Prerequisite of one year Reiki practice at Level ll. Hands of Serenity Healing, 1129 Main St, Fishkill. Register: 845.896.1915. HandsOfSerenityHealing.com.

Parenting Workshop – Nov 7, Dec 5 & Jan 9. 10-11:30am. Presented by Dr Kristy M Vanacore and Ridvan Foxhall. Parents of newborns-toddlers: three-part parenting workshop. The importance of play and nature in developing successful children. $300 series. 334 Underhill Ave, 3C, Yorktown Hts. Register: 914.497.8006.

Tasting Event at Get Juiced – 4-6pm. Owner Margarita Carreras hosts event to launch their healthy boxed meals for busy individuals. Get Juiced, 8 Market St., Red Hook. Info: 845.835.8402, GetJuicedAmerica.com.

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 8

Soul Painting: Art & Yoga – 9am-5pm. Kundalini yoga and creative expression. All levels. No art experience necessary. $90. 223 Katonah Ave, Katonah. 914.232.3473. GoldenTempleYoga.com.

Preschool Yoga – 10:30-11:15am. Saturdays, 11/8-12/20. With Alice Sipple. Playful themes, breathing techniques, and postures will be explored. Children ages 2-4 with adult. 6 classes. $60 member/$72 non-member. Pre-register: 845. 896.5678; allsporthealthandfitness.com.

Gluten-Free Holiday Tasting – 12-3pm. Storewide at Whole Foods Market in Yonkers. Free. Westchester’s Ridge Hill, 1 Ridge Hill Blvd. Info: 914.378.8090. WholeFoodsMarket.com.

Intro to Yoga Workshop – 2-4pm. With Tori Cronk. Wanting to try yoga? Attend a two-hour workshop breaking down Vinyasa yoga into fundamental basics. No experience necessary. $20. Riverstone Yoga, Tarrytown. 914.332.9642. RiverstoneYoga.com.

Sita’s Light Kirtan – 7:30-9pm. Beautiful traditional devotional songs and deeply moving trance mantras led by Sita Miriam Zernis, Suan Armstrong and Fumio Taniguchi. $25 advance. $30 door. Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 236 S Bedford Rd. Rte 172, Mt Kisco. 914.236.4503. Register online: StarvisionsCommunity.org.

SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 9

The Hastings Flea – 10am-4pm. Curated craft and vintage market featuring the best local artisans and vendors in lower Hudson Valley. Live music, food trucks, vintage clothing and furniture, fun family-friendly activities and more. Info: HastingsFlea.com.

Angel Healing & Sound Healing Workshop – 11am-1pm. With Katie Ciriello. $35. 1511 Rte 22, Brewster. RSPV, Synchronicity: 845.363.1765, SynchronicityNY.com.

Reiki 1 Training – 12:30-6:30pm. Receive attunements in Reiki energy, learn history, hand positions and how to use Reiki for self-care and for others. $195 includes manual. Rivertown Center for Yoga & Health, 343 Dobbs Ferry. Info/registration required, Beth Bierko: 914.384.9983. RivertownYoga.com.

Yoga Inversion Workshop – 2-4pm. With Julia Zern. Take the practice to the next level, building inversions from the ground up. $25 members/$40 non-members. Pre-register: 845. 896.5678; allsporthealthandfitness.com.

Brett Bevell’s Energy Healing for Everyone – 2-5pm. Learn this ancient essence inspired energy healing technique, receive the healing and be empowered to teach it to others. Early bird special $75 by Nov 2. $85 thereafter. Mt Kisco. TheCenterForHealthAndHealing.net.

MONDAY, NOVEMBER 10

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

TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 11

Putnam County Over 40 Females Professional Women’s Networking Group – 6-8pm. 2nd Tues. Get empowered, connected and inspired. Make great connections and meet new friends. Free for members, $25 nonmembers. Info: 914.260.3171. Over40Females.com.

Spirit Communication Night – 7pm. With Psychic Medium Priscilla Keresey. Great meal and messages from loved ones in the afterlife. $50/ticket for dinner, readings, and Q&A. Ciro’s Restaurant, 115 Secor Rd, Mahopac. Register: 845.628.5888. APracticalPsychic.com.

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 12

Stitch n Bitch – 5-9pm. BYO yarn, needle and friends for a fun night out. $10 min purchase. Beer, wine, food available. On-going group. The Freight House Café, 609 Rte, Mahopac. 845.628.1872. TheFreightHouseCafe.com.

Acupuncture 101: A Beginner’s Guide to Chinese Medicine – 6:30-7:30pm. With Margaret Steele. Free. Space limited. Reserve: 914.772.4589. Classical Acupuncture & Aromatherapy, 25 North Division St, Peekskill. Info: AcupuncturePeekskill.com.

Sustainable Westchester: What’s The Plan For Green Economic Development? – 7pm. Meet the leaders and learn about initiatives to turn environmental challenges into opportunities. Sierra Club, NWEAC and SWEAC. Free. Greenburgh Nature Center. 914.723.3470. GreenburghNatureCenter.org.

Vision & Success in School – 7-8:45pm. As many as 25 percent of children have vision problems that keep them from reaching their potential. Learn more. Free. Dr Samantha Slotnick, 495 Central Park Ave, Ste 301, Scarsdale. RSVP, Jane or Joelle: 914.874.1177. DrSlotnick.com.

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 13

Fathers Only Support Group – 7-9pm. Stop by and chat with Dads in the same situation. Free Event. Beer, wine, food available. On-going group. The Freight House Café, 609 Rte, Mahopac. 845.628.1872. TheFreightHouseCafe.com.

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 14

Coming Back to Center: An Artful Rediscovery of our Positive Core Self – 6-9pm. With Joyce Bellish. Guided imagery meditation, art-making and exploration to tap into innate creativity. No art experience necessary. $45 plus $15 materials fee. Quest Yoga Arts, Mt Kisco. Sign-up: 914.241.9642. QuestYogaArts.com.

Archangel Workshop – 7-9pm. With Shaman Elka Boren. Readings and healings also available Nov 14-Nov 18. $35. 1511 Rte 22, Brewster. RSPV, Synchronicity: 845.363.1765, SynchronicityNY.com.

Tibetan Singing Bowl Sound Healing & Meditation – 7-9pm. Relax and heal. $20 before Nov 12. $25 door. 223 Katonah Ave, Katonah. 914.232.3473. GoldenTempleYoga.com.

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

Yoga Nidra – 7:15-8:30pm. With John DeJulio, RYT and Alma Pink, LMT, RYT.  Restore, replenish, renew with a guided practice of breath and systematic relaxation. $17. Inner Balance Studio, Patterson. 845.878.7800. InnerBalanceStudio.org.

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 15

2014 Vanguard Conference – 11/15 & 11/16. David Perlmutter, MD and other leading experts discuss innovative approaches to integrative and holistic medicine. One- or two-day options. Mohonk Mountain House, New Paltz. Info: 914.393.0513.

1 Year Anniversary Celebration for bodyART – 10-11am. With Diane Graziosa. Live Drumming and light refreshments/desserts. Space is limited. The Temperance Center. Call to register: 914.793.2600.

Everyday Shamanism with Deep Arrow Woman – 11am-5pm. First of three Fall workshops offering experiential teachings on the mysteries of solar cycles, sacred directions and elements. $125. Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 236 S Bedford Rd, Rte 172, Mt Kisco. Register: 914.236.4503. StarvisionsCommunity.org.

Harvest Fest Tasting Celebration – 12-3pm. At Whole Foods Market in Yonkers. Free. Westchester’s Ridge Hill, 1 Ridge Hill Blvd. Info: 914.378.8090. WholeFoodsMarket.com.

Yoga for Runners – 2-4pm. Gives special focus to hamstrings, hips, and breathing, valuable addition to cross-training. Improve flexibility, endurance, core strength, tone, balance, posture, focus.  $25/advance; $30/day of. Riverstone Yoga, Tarrytown. 914.332.YOGA. RiverstoneYoga.com.

Ubaka Hill Drumming Workshop – 2-6pm. The art and spirit of drumming, rhythm and resonance of transformation. Space limited. $140. Early bird $125 by Nov 8. Group rate available. Mt Kisco. Info: TheCenterForHealthAndHealing.net.

Sacred Fire Ceremony with Deep Arrow Woman – 5pm. Outdoor ceremony fosters community, reconnects one to the earth and unleashes the power of fire to transform actions into prayer and prayer into reality. Donation. Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 236 S Bedford Rd. Rte 172, Mt Kisco.

SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 16

Meditation for Daily Life – 10:30-11:30am. Sitting and walking meditation practice with a wonderful group of like-minded people. All levels. Learn and practice techniques for gaining mental strength, stability and clarity. $15. Mt Kisco. Info: TheCenterForHealthAndHealing.net.

Community Yoga – 12-1:15pm. With Robin Cohen, RYT 500.  Approachable from any level, admission by donation of personal care products for the Pawling Community Resource Center. 845.878.7800. InnerBalanceStudio.org.

Raw “Cooking” Workshop – 2-4pm. Roxanne Gamory, holistic chef, provides delicious samples and offers health benefits of eating raw and incorporating simple recipes into diet. $45. Riverstone Yoga, Tarrytown. 914.332.9642. RiverstoneYoga.com.

Restorative Yoga Workshop – 4-6pm. With Karla Diamond. Relaxing yet powerful practice. Release deeply held tensions, calm the nervous system, strengthen the immune system and increase self-awareness. $25 preregistered. $30 day of. Quest Yoga Arts, 11-13 E Main St, Mt Kisco. Register: 914.241.9642. QuestYogaArts.com.

TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 18

Westchester Holistic Network – 8-10am. It’s not just for practitioners. Friendly people, compelling speakers. Kristin Prevallet on “What is hypnosis and why does it work?” Free to members; $10 non-members. Panera Bread Company, One North Broadway, White Plains. WestchesterHolisticNetwork.org.

Evening Satsang – 7-8:30pm. With Prem Sadasivananda. Meditation, chanting and a talk on meditation as the key to inner life. $20. Rivertown Center for Yoga & Health, 343 Dobbs Ferry. Info, Beth Bierko: 914.384.9983. RivertownYoga.com.

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 19

Adult Guided Channeling/Meditation Group – 9:30-10:30am. With Merrill Black, LCSW/Reiki Master. Unique theme, meditation, group discussion. The Temperance Center, 453 White Plains Rd, Ste 203, Eastchester. Info: 914.793.2600. TheTemperanceCenter.com.

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 20

MicroBirth Film Showing – 6 pm. A look at the effects of modern childbirth on the human biome. Free, Carmel location.  Information: GentleBeginningsMidwiferyNY.com.

A Legal Look at Vaccine Safety and Efficacy – 7:30pm. Holistic Mom’s hosts Susan Lee, attorney and founder of Know Your Vaccines, LLC and member of Vaccine Injury Justice Center. Rye Free Reading Room, 1061 Boston Post Rd, Rye.

Gong Meditation – 7:30-8:30pm. Relax to the healing and restorative sounds of the gong. Experience a sense of calm and inner tranquility. 223 Katonah Ave, Katonah. 914.232.3473. GoldenTempleYoga.com.

Friday, November 21

8th Annual Healers Gala & Wellness Weekend – 11/21-11/23. Hosted by Derek Senior ND and Dorette Lewis-Senior ND. Weekend includes Healers Gala, Healing Circle, Airborne Jazz band, nature tour, seminars, spa services, and movie. Dolce Hotel, Norwalk, CT. Register: drs2health.com/events, 203.374.5309.

Expressive Arts Group – With Stephanie Buck. Ongoing group now forming. Individualized exploration and use of painting, drawing, clay work, authentic movement, sounding and writing within a safe and supportive environment. No experience needed. Yellow Door Studios 1 North St, Hastings-on-Hudson. Info: Stephanie 914.478.4200.

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 22

Monthly Teen Guided Mediation Group – 9:30-10:30am. With Merrill Black, LCSW/Reiki Master. Ages 13-17. Unique theme. $15. The Temperance Center, 453 White Plains Rd, Ste 203, Eastchester. Info: 914.793.2600. TheTemperanceCenter.com.

Fishkill Cares for Cats – 12-4:30pm. A community event organized by the Fishkill Animal Alliance with music, face painting, food, humane education information, exhibitors, and raffles. Fishkill Town Hall, 807 Route 52, Fishkill. Info: soundearth.com/FishkillCares or call 845.489.2378.

New Moon Gathering – 7-8:30pm. Make the most of the coming lunar cycle. Guided meditations and ritual facilitated by astrologer Pamela Cucinell; bring a notebook. $20 members/$25 non-members, Wainwright House, Rye Register: 914.967.6080.

Live Music at The Freight House Café – 7-11pm. $10 min purchase. Beer, wine, food available. 609 Rte, Mahopac. Info: 845.628.1872. TheFreightHouseCafe.com.

SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 23

Awaken Fair Tarrytown – 10am-5pm. Biggest, longest-running body-mind-spirit-green expo north of NYC. Can pre-book with healers and readers online. Admission: $10/online; $15/door. DoubleTree Hotel, 455 S. Broadway (Rte. 9), Tarrytown. Info: AwakenFair.com or 914.422.1784.

MONDAY, NOVEMBER 24

StarVisions Healing Circle – 7pm Connecting wisdom and energy principles to one’s life. Experience deep energy healing in group setting with Anne Bentzen, Reiki Master Teacher. Max 18 participants. $25. Students $15. Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 236 S Bedford Rd, Mt Kisco. Preregister: 914.588.4079.

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

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 28

Faerie Friday – 1pm/Faerie Wands; 2:30pm/Faerie Treasure Boxes & 4pm/Corn Husk Faeries A tradition in our space. Skip the chaotic mall. Spend the day doing faerie wonderful crafts. Classes designed for faerie fans of all ages. $10/class. All three $25. Hands of Serenity Healing, 1129 Main St, Fishkill. Register: 845.895.1915. HandsOfSerenityHealing.com.

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 29

Reiki 1 & 2 – 9am-5pm. With Marcus Feighery, Reiki Master. $275/pp for both Reiki 1 & 2. 1511 Rte 22, Brewster. RSPV, Synchronicity: 845.363.1765, SynchronicityNY.com.

SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 30

Psychic Sunday – 12-6pm. Dollar a minute readings. Walk-in basis. Readers will be donating half of their fees to help make the holidays brighter for a local family. Hands of Serenity Healing, 1129 Main St, Fishkill. Info: 845.896.1915. HandsOfSerenityHealing.com.

 

Natural Awakenings Calendar Listings for October, 2014 in Westchester, Putnam and Dutchess, NY

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UPCOMING EVENTS

Please call ahead to confirm event details.

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 1

Introduction to Mindfulness Meditation – 7-8:15pm. Four-week series or drop-in. Tibetan Buddhist Meditation lineage. Sitting and walking meditation and contemplative meditations are taught. Dharma books and teachings are discussed. $100 four-classes. $30 single class. Mt Kisco. TheCenterForHealthAndHealing.net.

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 3

The Crystal Path to Healing & Self KnowledgeWorking – 6:30-8:30pm. Melissa Merendino. $35. Synchronicity, 1511 Rte 22, Brewster. Register: 845.363.1765. SynchronicityNY.com.

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 4

Ahimsa Yoga And Music Festival – Oct 4-5. Two-day festival celebrating yoga and music in the Catskills that promotes traditional and emerging yoga styles and provides access to emerging conscious companies. Windham Mountain Resort. Info: AhimsaYogaFestival.com.

Yoga/Dream-Writing Retreat for Mamas – 8-11am. Deeply nourishing yoga session, meditation, art, a dream writing Session, organic kale, drinks and snacks. $70. Intuitive Living, Larchmont. 914.434.0636, intuitivelivingny.com.

Fall Festival at Harvest Moon – 10am-5pm, Oct 4-5, 11-13, 18-19 & 25-26. Fun-filled day at the farm; pumpkin patch, hayrides, wine tastings, farm animals, live music, apples, hot cider, cider doughnuts and more. Harvest Moon Farm & Orchard, 130 Hardscrabble Rd., North Salem. Info: 914.485.1210. harvestmoonfarmandorchard.com.

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 5

40 Day Sadhana for Prosperity – Oct 5-Nov 13. With Siri Brahma Kaur. A Prosperity Kria, to deepen connection with true self, while in “Sadh Sangat,” the company of people who inspire and uplift each other. 223 Katonah Ave, Katonah. 914.232.3473. GoldenTempleYoga.com.

20th Annual Support-A-Walk by Support Connection – 9am. An inspiring three-mile walkathon held to bring attention to the needs of people living with breast and ovarian cancer. FDR Park, Yorktown Hts. Info 914.962.6402. SupportConnection.org.

Harvest Fest 2014 – 10am-3pm. Live music, a farmer’s market with delicious seasonal fare, hayrides, square dancing, farm food demos and more. Stone Barns Center, 630 Bedford Rd, Pocantico Hills. Tickets required. 914.366.6200. StoneBarnsCenter.org.

Awaken Wellness Fair – 10am-5pm. Popular body-mind-spirit-green expos, with speakers, healers and intuitive readers and over 100 exhibitors. Double Tree by Hilton Hotel, 2117 NJ Rte. 4, Fort Lee NJ. Info: AwakenFair.com.

Fall Festival at Harvest Moon – 10am-5pm, also Oct 11-13, 18-19 & 25-26. Fun-filled day at the farm; pumpkin patch, hayrides, wine tastings, farm animals, live music, apples, hot cider, cider doughnuts and more. Harvest Moon Farm & Orchard, 130 Hardscrabble Rd., North Salem. Info: 914.485.1210. harvestmoonfarmandorchard.com.

Meditation for Daily Life – 10:30-11:30am. Sitting and walking meditation practice with a group of like-minded people. All levels. Learn and practice techniques for gaining mental strength, stability and clarity. $15. Mt Kisco. Info: TheCenterForHealthAndHealing.net.

Core Principles of Pilates – 12:30-2:30pm. With Kate Petagine. Beginner’s workshop and prerequisite to the group Pilates classes. Preregistration required. $25. Inner Balance Studio, 1072 Rte 311, Patterson. 845.878.7800.

MONDAY, OCTOBER 6

Psychic Development Circle – 7pm. Learn to develop and enhance psychic abilities. $15 suggested donation. Hands Of Serenity Healing, 1129 Main St, Fishkill. Register: 845.896.1915. HandsOfSerenityHealing.com.

Osteoporosis Awareness Group Meeting – 7-8:30pm. Topic: Safe Walking for Strong Bones. With Shari Silverstein, Osteoporosis Prevention and Education Program. Free. Burke Rehabilitation Hospital Bldg. #4, 785 Mamaroneck Ave, White Plains. Info: 914.260.9339.

TUESDAY OCTOBER 7

Introduction to Mindfulness Meditation – 11am-12:15pm. Four-week series or drop-in. Learn appropriate posture and meditation techniques. Tibetan Buddhist Meditation lineage. Sitting and walking meditation and contemplative meditations are taught. Dharma books and teachings are discussed. $100 four-classes. $30 single class. Mt Kisco. TheCenterForHealthAndHealing.net.

Free Lecture: Acupuncture 101 – 6:30pm. A beginner’s guide to Chinese medicine, presented by Licensed Acupuncturist, Margaret Steele. Reservations recommended. 25 N Division St, Peekskill. 914.772.4589. SteeleNeedlesAcupuncture.com.

Discover BodyTalk. Give Your Body A Voice – 7-9pm. The body has an innate wisdom. Learn about this revolutionary new approach to injury, illness, relationships and life. Free. Intuitive Living, Larchmont. 914.685.1528, intuitivelivingny.com.

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 8

Adult Guided Channeling Meditation Group – 9:30-10:30am. With Merrill Black, LCSW/Reiki Master. Unique theme, meditation, group discussion. $15. The Temperance Center, 453 White Plains Rd, Ste 203, Eastchester. 914.793.2600. TheTemperanceCenter.com.

Deepening Our Roots: The Evolution of Kripalu Yoga – 2-5:30pm. Teacher trainers Brahmani Liebman and Jashoda Edmunds offer a workshop in Kripalu yoga to teachers and dedicated students. $65 if registered by Sept 30. $75 thereafter. The Rivertown Center for Yoga & Health, 343 Broadway, Dobbs Ferry. 914.674.0919. RivertownYoga.com.

Vision & Success in School – 7-8:45pm. As many as 25 percent of children have vision problems that keep them from reaching their potential. Learn more. Free. Dr Samantha Slotnick, 495 Central Park Ave, Ste 301, Scarsdale. RSVP Jane or Joelle: 914.874.1177. DrSlotnick.com.

2014 Sharon Salzberg Lecture on Lovingkindness – 7-9pm. NY Times Best-selling author and Buddhist Meditation Teacher offers teachings and guided meditation in lovingkindness. The Rivertown Center for Yoga & Health, 343 Broadway, Dobbs Ferry. 914.674.0919. RivertownYoga.com.

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 9

Tarot Study Group – 7:30-9:30pm Learn more about the cards and oneself. For readers of all levels. $15. Hands of Serenity Healing, 1129 Main St, Fishkill. Register: 845.896.1915. HandsOfSerenityHealing.com.

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 10

Hearts 4 Heroes Fundraiser – 7pm. Benefit to raise funds for the care and training of the Hearts 4 Heroes rescue dogs, as well as, travel and lodging for the veterans in the program. $150. Le Chateau, S Salem. Info: 914.433.1505.

Archangel Workshop – 7-9pm. With Shaman Elka Boren. $35. Also, private readings and healings available from Oct 10-14. Synchronicity, 1511 Ret 22, Brewster. Register: 845.363.1765. SynchronicityNY.com.

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 11

Soul Painting: Art & Yoga – 9am-5pm. Join Hardev Kaur and Siri Brahma Kaur. Workshop combines creativity and art with Kundalini Yoga. Yoga allows a deep connection within, followed by art, giving space for creative expression. All fitness levels. No art experience necessary. $90. 223 Katonah Ave, Katonah. 914.232.3473, GoldenTempleYoga.com.

Return to Bone Power: Yoga and Lifestyle Essentials for Skeletal Strength – 12:30-2:30pm. With Rev Nadiya Nottingham. A comprehensive guide to diet, exercise, yoga and several easy to implement lifestyle enhancements. $40. Inner Balance Studio, 1072 Rte 311, Patterson. 845.878.7800.

Backyard: Composting 101 – 1-3pm. With Sarah Groat. Discover how to make and use nutrient-rich compost to feed the garden and landscape. $20pp ages 12 and up. Stone Barns Center, 630 Bedford Rd, Pocantico Hills. 914.366.6200. StoneBarnsCenter.org.

For Your Sake & For The Sake Of Your Children – 2-5pm. With Judith Barr. Brookfield, CT. Unique workshop for parents. Registration and payment must be received by Oct 7. Info/register: 203.775.5006.

Sunday, October 12

Fall Festival at Greenburgh Nature Center – 11am-3pm. Enjoy a fun-filled day to celebrate fall with scarecrow building, pumpkin carving, pumpkin painting, cider making, meet the animals, scavenger hunts, tractor rides, tree swing by SavATree and more. Members $8, non-members $15. 99 Dromore Road, Scarsdale Info: 914.723.3470. GreenburghNatureCenter.org.

MONDAY, OCTOBER 13

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

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 14

Putnam County Over 40 Females Professional Women’s Networking Group – 6-8pm. 2nd Tues. Get empowered, connected and inspired. Make connections and meet new friends. Free members, $25 nonmembers. Info: 914.260.3171. Over40Females.com.

Monthly Meditation Class – 7-8pm. Simple stretches, seated meditation and time for reflection. Donation. The Rivertown Center for Yoga & Health, 343 Broadway, Dobbs Ferry. 914.674.0919. RivertownYoga.com.

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 15

Pretty in Pink Networking Party – 6-8pm. Hosted by Professional Women of Putnam and Westchester to benefit Support Connection. Raffles, pink hair extensions and more. $15pp PWW/PWP members. $20pp nonmembers. Includes appetizers. Cash Bar. Augie’s Prime Cut, 3436 Lexington Ave, Mohegan Lake. Register: ProfessionalWomenofPutnam.com.

Spirit Message Circle – 7:30-9:30pm. With Medium Carla Blaha. A night connecting to Spirit. Experience healing messages. Discover how life continues after the earthly experience. $40. Soulauras, 520 N State Rd, Briarcliff. 914.941.2400.

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 17

Reiki I Class – Oct l7-18. 6-9pm/Fri. 12-5pm/Sat. Learn self-healing benefits of Reiki, history, chakras, hand positions, four attunements $150 manual/certificate, Anne Bentzen, Usui/Karuna Master, Jikiden Reiki practitioner; Armonk. Register at 914.588.4079. StarvisionsCommunity.org.

Mediumship Circle – 6:30-8:30pm. With Carla Blaha. $35. Synchronicity, 1511 Rte 22, Brewster. Register: 845.363.1765. SynchronicityNY.com.

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

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 18

Abraham-Hicks Vortex of Attraction Workshop – 9am-1pm. With Esther Hicks. Workshop is designed to give participants more clarity and focus in life. Read descriptions and guidelines, and register, online at Abraham-Hicks.com or call 830.755.2299. $195 in advance or $245/door. Hilton Westchester, 699 Westchester Ave. Rye Brook.

Backyard Gardening: Seed Saving – 1-3pm. Learn the basics of seed types and plant breeding as Jack leads a hands-on exploration of various vegetables and flowers. Discusses their specific requirements for successful selection and preservation. $20pp, ages 12 and up. Stone Barns Center, 630 Bedford Rd, Pocantico Hills. 914.366.6200. StoneBarnsCenter.org.

Past Life Regression Workshop – 2-5pm. With Saundra “Cindy” Blum. Discover why certain people come into one’s life and the lessons meant to be learned from them. Space limited. Mt Kisco. Register: TheCenterForHealthAndHealing.net.

MindScape Workshop – 9am-6pm. Saturday & Sunday. Unlock potential. Develop the mind. Manifest talents. Tap into the powerful creative and intuitive faculties of the mind. $649/early bird. Intuitive Living, Larchmont. 914.434.0636, intuitivelivingny.com.

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 19

Finding Your Path: A Life Coaching Experiential Workshop – 10am-4pm. An Equine Interactive workshop with James Cassese, LCSW and the Equine Energetix herd. Pegasus Therapeutic Riding. Brewster. Info: 212.477.4475. EquineEnergetix.com.

Meditation for Daily Life – 10:30-11:30am. One-hour class of sitting and walking meditation practice with a group of like-minded people. All levels. Learn and practice techniques for gaining mental strength, stability and clarity. $15. Mt Kisco. Info: TheCenterForHealthAndHealing.net.

Mediumship Message Circle – 11am-1pm. With Phillip Quinn. $125. Synchronicity, 1511 Rte 22 Brewster. Info/register: 845.363.1765. SynchronicityNY.com.

Community Yoga – 12-1:15pm. With Tom Hajek. Admission by donation of personal care products for the Pawling Community Resource Center. Inner Balance Studio, 1072 Rte 311, Patterson. InnerBalanceStudio.org.

MONDAY, OCTOBER 20

Introduction to the Alexander Technique – 4-5pm. 6 Mondays, 10/20-11/24. With Karla Booth Diamond. $120/ six weeks. Seven Bridges High School in Chappaqua. Info/register: 914.649.9565. Awareness-in-Action.com.

Awaken & Ignite the Brain’s Highest Potential – 6:30-8:30pm. Learn the Higher Brain Living technique and create an energy surge to the higher brain, opening a gateway to expansive higher living. Free if preregistered. $97 door. NY Marriott Marquis, Times Square. HigherBrainLivingEvents.com/ny-expo.

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 21

Westchester Holistic Network – 8-10am. Friendly people and a compelling speaker each month. Free members. $10 nonmembers. New location: Panera Bread Company, 1 N Broadway, White Plains. Info: WestchesterHolisticNetwork.org.

Eating in Harmony with The Seasons – 6:30-8pm. With Shalini Bhargava, Empowerment Coach. Mini workshop on attuning to the changing seasons and learning how to adjust diet and awareness to bring balance and harmony within. Free. Margaret Steele Classical Acupuncture, 25 N Division St, Peekskill.

Monthly Satsang – 7-8:30pm. With Prem Sadasivananda. Meditation, chanting, Dharma talk. $20. The Rivertown Center for Yoga & Health, 343 Broadway, Dobbs Ferry. 914.674.0919. RivertownYoga.com.

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 22

Adult Guided Channeling/Meditation Group – 9:30-10:30am. With Merrill Black, LCSW/Reiki Master. Unique theme, meditation, group discussion. $15. The Temperance Center, 453 White Plains Rd, Ste 203, Eastchester. 914.793.2600. TheTemperanceCenter.com.

New Moon Gathering – 7-8:30pm. Make the most of the coming lunar cycle with guided meditations and ritual facilitated by astrologer Pamela Cucinell; bring a notebook. $20 members/$25 non-members, Wainwright House, Rye Register: 914.967.6080.

ADD Just Doesn’t Add Up – 7-8:45pm. 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 or Joelle: 914.874.1177. DrSlotnick.com.

Holistic Moms Meeting – 7:30-9:30pm. Learn about Homeopathy with guest speaker, certified classical homeopath, Janice Solomon. Rye Free Reading Room, 1061 Boston Post Rd. HolisticMoms.org.

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 24

Electronic Voice Phenomenon – 6:30-8:30pm. With Barry Piro. $25. Synchronicity, 1511 Rte 22, Brewster. Register: 845.363.1765. SynchronicityNY.com.

Introduction to the Alexander Technique – 7-8:15pm. Four Thursdays. With Karla Booth Diamond. Quest Yoga Arts, 113 Main St, Mount Kisco. Info: 914.649.9565. Awareness-in-Action.com.

Workshop with Gurunam Singh – 7-9pm. Join special guest teacher, Gurunam Singh, as he leads a special workshop, incorporating Kirtan and Kundalini Yoga. All levels. $35. 223 Katonah Ave, Katonah. 914.232.3473. GoldenTempleYoga.com.

Tibetan Singing Bowls Sound Healing – 7:30-9pm. With Beth Mullin (Amrit Sadhana Kaur) CHTP, IKYTA. Experience chakra clearing, balancing and alignment as sound energetically shifts into a higher vibration. Trained by Master Sound Healer from Nepal. $30. Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 236 S Bedford Rd, Rte 172, Mt Kisco. 914.236.4503. Register: StarvisionsCommunity.org.

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 25

Corrected Date: Reiki Level 1 Certification – 10am-5pm. Full day training with gifted teacher and healer, Lori Jo Siegel. Learn the most popular and widely recognized form of energy healing. Level 2 will be approximately 30-days later and Master level will be held in early 2015. Early bird price offered. Info: TheCenterForHealthAndHealing.net.

Reiki 1 & 2 – 9am-5pm. With Marcus Feighery, Reiki Master. $275pp for both Reiki 1 and 2. Synchronicity, 1511 Rte 22, Brewster. Register: 845.363.1765. SynchronicityNY.com.

Putnam Valley Psychic Fair – 9am-6pm. German-American Club, 11 Kramers Pond Rd. Reader and vendor booths available. Free admission. 914.672.9741. APracticalPsychic.com.

Monthly Teen Guided Mediation Group – 9:30-10:30am. With Merrill Black, LCSW/Reiki Master. Unique themes. Ages 13-17. $15. The Temperance Center, 453 White Plains Rd, Ste 203, Eastchester. 914.793.2600. TheTemperanceCenter.com.

Living Your Soul: The Art of Remembering Who You Are – 9:30am-4pm. With Connie Numbers. $125. 1099 Morton Blvd, Kingston. Info/registration: ConnieNumbers.com.

Fall Festival at Harvest Moon – 10am-5pm, Oct 25-26. Pumpkin patch, hayrides, wine tastings, farm animals, live music, apples, hot cider, cider doughnuts and more. Harvest Moon Farm & Orchard, 130 Hardscrabble Rd., North Salem. Info: 914.485.1210. harvestmoonfarmandorchard.com.

WEPR-PTA Annual Health and Wellness Fair –11am-3pm. Sample health food, try holistic healing techniques; also natural beauty products, fitness demos, health screenings, crafts, raffles and family entertainment. Free. White Plains High School, 500 North St. Info: WEPR-PTA.org.

Everyday Shamanism with Deep Arrow Woman – 11am-5pm. First of three fall workshops offering experiential teachings on the mysteries of solar cycles, sacred directions and elements. Re-member the connection to one’s true infinite nature. $125. Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 236 S Bedford Rd, Rte 172, Mt. Kisco. .Register: 914.236.4503. StarvisionsCommunity.org.

Sacred Fire Ceremony with Deep Arrow Woman – 5pm. This outdoor ceremony fosters community, reconnects us to the earth and unleashes the power of fire to transform our actions into prayer and prayer into reality. Ceremonies free. Donations customary. Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 236 S Bedford Rd, Rte. 172, Mt. Kisco.

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 26

Self-Love: The Art of Showing Up For Yourself – 9:30am-4pm. With Connie Numbers. $125. 1099 Morton Blvd, Kingston. Info/registration: ConnieNumbers.com.

Fall Festival at Harvest Moon – 10am-5pm. Fun-filled day at the farm; pumpkin patch, hayrides, wine tastings, farm animals, live music, apples, hot cider, cider doughnuts and more. Harvest Moon Farm & Orchard, 130 Hardscrabble Rd., North Salem. Info: 914.485.1210. harvestmoonfarmandorchard.com.

Reiki Circle – 12-2pm. With Jackie Muller, LCSW, Reiki Teacher. $15. Inner Balance Studio, 1072 Rte 311, Patterson. InnerBalanceStudio.org.

Mexican Sugar Skulls – 1-4pm. Learn the history and culture. Participants will create their own authentic sugar skull. $35 includes supplies. Must register by Oct 19. It is essential as skulls must be molded ahead of time. Hands of Serenity Healing, 1129 Main St, Fishkill. Preregister: 845.896.1915. HandsOfSerenityHealing.com.

StonyArt: Live Art Auction – 3-6pm. Live entertainment, wine and cheese, raffles and silent auction. Proceeds will benefit operational expenses for the Stony Kill Foundation to keep Stony Kill Farm open to the public for programming and events. $20. Howland Cultural Center, Main St, Beacon. Tickets: 845.831.1617. StonyKill.org.

MONDAY, OCTOBER 27

StarVisions Healing Circle – 7pm Connecting wisdom and energy principles to life. Experience deep energy healing in group setting with Anne Bentzen, Reiki Master Teacher. Max 12. $25. Students $15. Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 236 S Bedford Rd, Mt Kisco. Preregister: 914.588.4079.

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

TUESDAY OCTOBER 28

Fun Night Out: Support Connection Benefit – 5-9pm. Wine, hors D’oeuvres, music and raffles. Costume optional. $10 donation to enter 50/50. The Winery at St. George, 1715 W Main St, Mohegan Lake. Info: Events to Remember 914.218.3968.

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 31

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

Natural Awakenings Calendar Listings for June, 2014 in Westchester, Putnam and Dutchess, NY

Cover-June-14-medFor additional event listings, updates and changes, visit our online calendar.

Visit www.WakeUpNaturally.com to connect with us on Facebook and Twitter.

UPCOMING EVENTS

Please call ahead to confirm event details.

SUNDAY, JUNE 1

Awaken Wellness Fair – 10am-5pm. A whole new kind of body-mind-spirit-green expo, now in Stamford. Speakers, healers, vendors and readers. Stamford Marriott Hotel & Spa, 243 Tresser Blvd, Stamford, CT. Info: AwakenFair.com. Click on Stamford CT 6-1-14.

Tibetan Buddhist Meditation – 10:30-11:30am. Sitting and walking meditation, dharma teaching and Q&A. No experience needed. $15/cash drop-in. Sponsored by The Center of Health & Healing, takes place at Quest Yoga Arts, Mt Kisco. Register online at: TheCenterForHealthAndHealing.net.

Core Principles of Pilates – 12:30-2:30pm w/Kate Petagine. A beginner workshop, pre-requisite to group Pilates classes. $25. Preregistration required. Inner Balance Studio, 1072 Rte 311, Patterson. 845.878.7800.

MONDAY, JUNE 2

Draw Out Your Greatness: An Intuitive Artistic Journey – 1-3:30pm w/Linda Richichi. Leading toward the life you were born to live. 6 week series. Wainwright House, Rye 914.967.6080. Wainwright.org.

TUESDAY, JUNE 3

Asana Sound Alignment: Balancing Energy for Body/Mind/Spirit – 6:30-8pm w/Kate Bovers & Marianne Denniston. 200 year-old Tibetan bowls will be played while being guided into supported asanas. Wainwright House, Rye. 914.967.6080. Wainwright.org.

Intentional Living Interest Group – 7-9pm. Free and open to all who wish to explore ways of living with greater intention and purpose. The Graduate Institute, 171 Amity Rd, Bethany, CT. RSVP: Learn.Edu/events.

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 4

Bi Monthly Adult Meditation Group – 10-11am w/Merrill Black, Reiki Master. Unique theme, guided meditation, group discussion. The Temperance Center, 453 White Plains Rd, Ste 203, Eastchester. $15. 914.793.2600. TheTemperanceCenter.com.

Open House & Information Session – 5:30-7pm. Learn about The Graduate Institute’s fall line-up of master’s degrees and certificate programs in holistic and emerging fields. The Graduate Institute, 171 Amity Rd, Bethany, CT. RSVP: Learn.edu/events.

ADD Just Doesn’t Add Up – 7-8:45pm. Learn current facts & how to distinguish visual problems that mimic or complicate ADD/ADHD. Free. Dr Samantha Slotnick, 495 Central Park Ave, Ste 301, Scarsdale. RSVP w/Jane: 914.874.1177. DrSlotnick.com.

Tibetan Singing Bowl Sound Healing Event – 7pm w/Beth Mullin. Prompt start time 7:30pm. Bring a yoga mat, blanket, and pillow; chairs available. The Livingroom, 103 Main St, Cold Spring. $20/before June 1 or $25. 845.661.3630.

THURSDAY, JUNE 5

Panchakarma Retreat at Ayurveda – June 5-8 w/Scott Gerson, MD. Four day all inclusive Ayurvedic detoxification and rebalancing program. Ayurveda MD, 584 Milltown Rd, Brewster. Info: 845.278.8700. Ayurveda.MD.

4th Annual Westchester Green Business Challenge Recognition Event– 5-8pm. Cocktail reception and networking at Crowne Plaza, 66 Hale Ave, White Plains. Info: Facebook.com/WestchesterGreenBusinessChallenge.

FRIDAY, JUNE 6

The Healer’s Lounge Networking Event – 10-11:30am. A casual, drop-in multidiscipline networking group for therapists, healers, and wellness practitioners. Sponsored by The Center for Health & Healing at Quest Yoga Arts, Mt Kisco. Info: TheCenterForHealthAndHealing.net.

SATURDAY, JUNE 7

Shovel Ready String Band – 10am-12pm. 6-piece acoustic band plays a vibrant mix of old-timey, bluegrass, jug band and original music. Free. Corner of Spring and Main Streets in downtown Ossining. 914.923.4837. DownToEarthMarkets.com.

Painting from the Inside Out Workshop – 10-4pm. No painting skills required, just the desire to express and explore creativity. $90, materials included. Tarrytown. Register: Eve-Marie 914.844.6213; evemarieelkin.com.

Book Signing: The Biology of Beating Stress – 11am-2pm. Learn how stress affects health and which supplements assist in improving well-being. The Vitamin Shoppe, 2363 Central Park Ave, Yonkers. Info: Jeanne Ricks at 914.319.3220. NuDay.org.

Home Canning Demonstration – 1-3pm. Learn how to safely preserve and pickle fresh garden fruits and vegetables using the water bath method in this demonstration with Janie Greenwald. Free. Patterson Library, 1167 Rte 311, Patterson. 845.878.6121 x10. PattersonLibrary.org.

Restorative Yoga Workshop – 2-4pm. Relax in comfortable postures to nourish the spine and open tight hips and shoulders; decrease stress, anxiety, depression and pain. Reiki healing included. $35 .o2living, Yellow Monkey Village, Cross River. Registration required: 914.763.6320.

SUNDAY, JUNE 8

Community Zumba – 12-1pm w/Kate Petagine. Approachable from any level, admission is by donation of personal care products for Pawling Community Resource Center. Inner Balance Studio, 1072 Rte 311, Patterson. InnerBalanceStudio.org.

Women’s Healing Circle & Water Ceremony – 2-5pm w/Nadiya Nottingham, Celtic Priestess and Shamanic Healer. $40. Inner Balance Studio, 1072 Rte 311, Patterson. Info: 845.878.7800. InnerBalanceStudio.org.

Working With Energy: Tips/Tricks/Tools –2-5pm w/Kathy Fitzgerald. Experience grounding techniques, call back energy, and release energy that may be holding one back from enjoying a healthier self. $65. Quest Yoga Arts, Mt Kisco. Register online at: TheCenterForHealthAndHealing.net.

MONDAY, JUNE 9

Kripalu Morning Yoga – 9-10:30am. Receive individual attention in this creative, multi-level class. First class free. YogaShine Studio, 7-11 Legion Dr, Valhalla. 914.769.8745. Yogashine.com

Stand Up Paddleboard Yoga – 9:30-10:45am w/Debbie Bisaccia. Bring your own equipment for this 4wk class on Mondays and Wednesdays. Wainwright House, Rye. 914.967.6080. Wainwright.org.

Bi Monthly Adult Meditation Group – 7-8pm w/Merrill Black, Reiki Master. Unique theme, guided meditation, group discussion. The Temperance Center, 453 White Plains Rd, Ste 203, Eastchester. $15. 914.793.2600. TheTemperanceCenter.com.

TUESDAY, JUNE 10

Putnam County over 40 Females Professional Women’s Networking Group – 6-8pm. Come get empowered, connected and inspired; make great connections and meet new friends. Free/members or $25. Info: 914.260.3171. Over40Females.com .

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 11

The Graduate Institute Open House and Info Session – 4 pm. Learn about the Master of Arts and Certificate Program in Integrative Health and Healing at The Graduate Institute’s open house at Stamford Hospital. Info: 203.874.4252. Learn.edu/ihh.

Nature in Your Landscape: Birds, Bees, Butterflies, Bugs & Bats – 7pm. Sierra Club presents Jay Archer of Green Jay landscaping discussing practical design ideas including reducing lawn area, use of native plants and edibles, organic plant care, and vertical gardens. Free. Greenburgh Nature Center. 914.723.3470. GreenburghNatureCenter.org.

Kripalu Evening Yoga – 7-8:30pm. Receive individual attention in this creative, multi-level class. First class free. YogaShine Studio, 7-11 Legion Dr, Valhalla. 914.769.8745. Yogashine.com

THURSDAY, JUNE 12

Party on the Pond at Sheldrake – Time TBA. Fundraising gala and celebration held by the pond on the grounds of James G Johnson Junior Conservancy. Ticket info: 914.218.3968. SheldrakeCenter.org.

Super Gentle Morning Yoga – 9:30-10:30am. Multi-level Kripalu-style for seniors and those with special needs and concerns wanting a gentle class. Lots of individual attention. First class free. YogaShine Studio, 7-11 Legion Dr, Valhalla. 914.769.8745. Yogashine.com.

Detox Cleanse Webinar: Spring into Health – 1-2pm. Learn how to boost energy, improve digestion, and jump-start the metabolism. Detoxify over 21 days with whole foods. Presented by BodyCures. Free registration and detox guide. BodyCures.com/detox.

Lyme Disease & Other Tick Borne Diseases – 6-7:30pm. Presenter Dr B Kenneth Liegner discusses symptoms, diagnosis and how to keep safe. Free. Somers Library, Rte 139 & Reis Park, Somers. Register: 914.232.5717. Somerslibrary.org.

FRIDAY, JUNE 13

Bi Monthly Adult Meditation Group – 7-8pm w/Merrill Black, Reiki Master. Unique theme, guided meditation, group discussion. The Temperance Center, 453 White Plains Rd, Ste 203, Eastchester. $15. 914.793.2600. TheTemperanceCenter.com.

Archangel Workshop – 7-9pm w/Elka Boren. $35. Synchronicity,1511 Rte 22, Brewster. RSVP: 845.363.1765. SynchronicityNY.com.

Drumming For Wellness – 7-9pm w/Damon Jackson. A celebration of community health and well being; learn how to use different instruments. Wainwright House, Rye. 914.967.6080. Wainwright.org.

SATURDAY, JUNE 14

Father’s Day Hike –10am-12pm. Naturalist Wilson Chang leads this free guided hike around the property and through the woods to learn about Westchester’s local flora and fauna. Hilltop Hanover Farm, 1271 Hanover St, Yorktown Heights. 914.962.2368. HilltopHanoverFarm.org/Events.

Free Healthy Chocolate Tasting & Opportunity for Chocolate Lovers – 1-3pm. High anti-oxidant and anti-inflammatory power; anti-aging ingredients, weight loss miracle and perfect mood enhancer. Larchmont. RSVP: 914.341.1246.

SUNDAY, JUNE 15

Tibetan Buddhist Meditation – 10:30-11:30am. Sitting and walking meditation, dharma teaching and Q&A. No experience needed. $15/cash drop-in. Sponsored by The Center of Health & Healing, takes place at Quest Yoga Arts, Mt Kisco. Register online at: TheCenterForHealthAndHealing.net.

MONDAY, JUNE 16

Walkable Westchester – 6:30pm. Local authors Jane and Walt Daniels discuss some of the 200 parks suitable for hiking and walking including Angle Fly Preserve. Free. Somers Library, Rte 139 & Reis Park, Somers Register: 914.232.5717. Somerslibrary.org.

TUESDAY, JUNE 17

Westchester Holistic Network – 8-10am. 3rd Tuesdays. Not just for practitioners; friendly people, healthy breakfast, and a compelling speaker each month. $15/members or $20. Good Counsel Campus, 52 N Broadway, White Plains. Info:WestchesterHolisticNetwork.org.

The Graduate Institute Open House and Info Session – 11:30 am. Learn about the Master of Arts and Certificate Program in Integrative Health and Healing at The Graduate Institute’s open house at Stamford Hospital. Info: 203.874.4252.Learn.edu/ihh.

Bowls For The Soul: Nourishing Mind/Body/Spirit – 12-2pm w/Wendy Sosik. Paint an affirmation bowl, gain insights, and work with chakras, meditation techniques and mindful eating. 2-part series. Wainwright House, Rye. 914.967.6080. Wainwright.org.

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 18

9th Annual Support Connection Golf Outing – Time TBA. A benefit tournament hosted by Club Fit to raise funds for Support Connection’s free breast and ovarian cancer support services. $225 per golfer or $900/foursome; $75/dinner only. The Garrison Golf Club, 2015 Rte 9, Garrison. Info: 914.962.6402. SupportConnection.org.

Men’s Health: 8 Weeks to the Habits of Living an Inspired Life – Time TBA. Dr Robert Abruzzesse, DC of Wellness is the Way and Soulauras offer 8 wks of chiropractic care, meditation, bodywork sessions and pilates. $1690. Soulauras, 520 N State Rd, Briarcliff. Info: 914.941.2400. Soulauras.com

Bi Monthly Adult Meditation Group – 10-11am w/Merrill Black, Reiki Master. Unique theme, guided meditation, group discussion. The Temperance Center, 453 White Plains Rd, Ste 203, Eastchester. $15. 914.793.2600. TheTemperanceCenter.com.

Get On Your Mat for Mental Health – 5:30pm. Mega-yoga event on Court St in White Plains with Matthew Sanford. Preregistration $20/$25 day of event; little yogis under 12/$10. For all ages and levels. MHAWestchester.org/onyourmat.

Vision & Success in School – 7-8:45pm. As many as 25% of children in any classroom have vision problems that keep them from reaching their potential; come learn more. Free. Dr Samantha Slotnick, 495 Central Park Ave, Ste 301, Scarsdale. RSVP w/Jane: 914.874.1177. DrSlotnick.com.

THURSDAY, JUNE 19

Reversing Autoimmune Diseases Naturally – 7:30pm. Holistic Mom’s hosts Denise Otten, author of Curing Courtney, the story of triumph over her daughter’s autoimmune hepatitis liver disease. Jeffrey Kopelson, MD also presents his work with alternative modalities. Rye Free Reading Room, 1061 Boston Post Rd, Rye.

FRIDAY, JUNE 20

Living Well With Lyme Disease – June 20-22. Dr Tom Francescott hosts this workshop for those with Lyme disease, health-care providers who want to improve their diagnostic and treatment skills, and anyone wanting most up-to-date info. $395.Omega Institute for Holistic Studies, Rhinebeck. 845.876.5556.

New Rochelle’s Down to Earth Farmers Market – 8:30am-2:30pm. Opening day for local farmers market featuring fresh, seasonal fruits and vegetables; pasture-raised meats, chicken, and eggs; baked goods and more. North Avenue at Huguenot Park, in front of New Rochelle High School. 914.923.4837. DownToEarthMarkets.com.

Couples Cooking – 7pm w/Karen Muendell. Couples learn how to cook from scratch several healthy and delicious restaurant quality recipes. Bring a bottle of wine. Online registration required. $95 per couple. Hilltop Hanover Farm, 1271 Hanover St, Yorktown Heights. 914.962.2368. HilltopHanoverFarm.org/events.

Message Circle – 7-9pm w/Carla Blaha. $35. Synchronicity, 1511 Rte 22, Brewster. RSVP: 845.363.1765. SynchronicityNY.com.

SATURDAY, JUNE 21

Great Hudson River Revival/Clearwater Festival – June 21-22. This is the country’s oldest and largest music and environmental festival; honoring Pete & Toshi Seeger and featuring Lucinda Williams and Norah Jones. Croton Point Park, Croton-On-Hudson. Ticket prices start at $70. Visit ClearwaterFestival.org.

World Peace & Prayer Days – 3 nights and four days of ceremony and celebration. Donations. Bowdoin Park, 85 Sheafe Rd. Wappingers Falls. Info: Phone: 845.298.4600; worldpeaceandprayerday.com.

Pelham Yoga Summer Solstice Event – Registration: 8-8:45am; yoga 9-10:15am; live music: 10:15-11am. Bring a yoga mat and welcome the start of summer at this outdoor yoga event. Buy tickets online: ecopel.org.

Chatsworth Children’s Choir – 10am-12pm. Perform at Larchmont’s Down to Earth Farmers Market. Free. In the parking lot outside the Larchmont Metro North station. Cars enter on Myrtle Blvd. 914.923.4837. DownToEarthMarkets.com.

Introduction to Massage Therapy Seminar – 10am-4pm. One-day seminar explores massage therapy as a career. Receive a 90 minute massage from students and sample a class. $50. Finger Lakes School of Massage. Register: 914.241.7363 x14. Info: FLSM.com.

Monthly Teen Guided Mediation Group – 11am-12pm w/Merrill Black, Reiki Master. Ages 13-17. Unique theme. The Temperance Center, 453 White Plains Rd, Ste 203, Eastchester. $15. 914.793.2600.

Outdoor Yoga and Summer Solstice Celebration – presented by Riverstone Yoga, 5-7pm: picnic: 6-7pm: free kids yoga class: 7:30-8:30pm: yoga for all with live drumming. Free. Riverwalk Park 129 West Main St. Tarrytown. Info: riverstoneyoga.com; 914.332.9642.

SUNDAY, JUNE 22

Advanced Certification in Prenatal Massage – 6/22 & 6/29. 9:30am-5:30pm. Learn Prenatal massage for each trimester of pregnancy; physiology of pregnancy and postural changes and techniques. Prerequisite: LMT. $400. Finger Lakes School of Massage. Register: 607.272.9024 x 29. Info: FLSM.com.

Reiki Circle – 12-2pm w/Jackie Muller, Reiki Master and Teacher. $15. Inner Balance Studio, 1072 Rte 311, Patterson. InnerBalanceStudio.org.

Seance: Talking to the Dead – 1-3pm w/Medium Joan Carra. Find comfort and closure with messages from passed loved ones. $55. Wainwright House, 260 Stuyvesant Ave, Rye. 203.531.6387. PsychicJoanCarra.com.

Farm to Table Spring Fundraiser – 4-7pm. Guests enjoy seasonal fare from local restaurants, bakeries and wineries. $100pp/members; $150pp/non-members. All signups are online. Greenburgh Nature Center, 99 Dromore Rd, Scarsdale. Info: 914.723.3470. GreenburghNatureCenter.org.

Monthly Meditation Class – 7:30pm. Rona Levine, Reiki Master, yoga instructor certified hypnotist, and shamanic practitioner leads meditation practice and experiential movement to provide deeper insights and personal awareness. $20. Chapel at Croton Falls, Rte 22, Croton Falls. 914.236.4503. StarVisionsCommunity.org.

MONDAY, JUNE 23

Bi Monthly Adult Meditation Group – 7-8pm w/Merrill Black, Reiki Master. Unique theme, guided meditation, group discussion. The Temperance Center, 453 White Plains Rd, Ste 203, Eastchester. $15. 914.793.2600. TheTemperanceCenter.com.

THURSDAY, JUNE 26

Book Club for Women with Breast & Ovarian Cancer – 7-8:45pm. Carolyn Steele shares adventures from her book Trucking in English. Open to people living with breast, ovarian or gynecological cancer. Hudson Valley Hospital Center, 1980 Crompond Rd, Cortlandt Manor. Info: 914.962.6402. SupportConnection.org.

FRIDAY, JUNE 27

One Light Healing Touch School Begins – A comprehensive 18-day training in over 33 Shamanic, Holistic and Esoteric healing techniques for healing the self and others. Meets June- Nov. Lagrangeville. Instructor, Penny Lavin: 845.878.5165. OLHT1.com.

Enhancement & Immersion Weekend – June 27-29 with Iyengar Master Gabriel Halpern. $165/full weekend, $80/Saturday only, or individually priced. The YogaScape, 64 Gleneida Ave, Carmel. 845.225.9642. TheYogaScape.com.

Training in Compassion: Cultivating a Tender Heart – June 27-29 with Norman Fischer and Rachel Cowan. Compassion meditation practices from the Buddhist and Jewish traditions. Garrison Institute. Info & to registration: 845.424.4800. GarrisonInstitute.org.

Wild Edibles Dinner – 5-7pm. Learn how to identify and sustainably forage a variety of local species; then learn how to prepare and season the wild edibles. $30pp.Online registration required. Hilltop Hanover Farm, 1271 Hanover St, Yorktown Heights. 914.962.2368. HilltopHanoverFarm.org/events.

The Key Principals of Pranayama & Meditation – 6-8:30pm. Part of enhancement and immersion weekend with Gabriel Halpern. $45. The YogaScape, 64 Gleneida Ave, Carmel. 845.225.9642. TheYogaScape.com.

New Moon Gathering – 7-8:30pm. Mythology, guided meditations and symbolic ritual facilitated by astrologer Pamela Cucinell; bring a journal or notebook. $20 members/$25 non-members, Wainwright House, Rye. Register: 914.967.6080.

Bi Monthly Adult Meditation Group – 7-8pm w/Merrill Black, Reiki Master. Unique theme, guided meditation, group discussion. The Temperance Center, 453 White Plains Rd, Ste 203, Eastchester. $15. 914.793.2600. TheTemperanceCenter.com.

Introduction to Tarot & Angel Cards – 7-9pm w/Alethea Jacob. $50. Synchronicity, 1511 Rte 22, Brewster. RSVP: 845.363.1765. SynchronicityNY.com.

SATURDAY, JUNE 28

Reiki I&II – 9am-5pm w/ Reiki Master Marcus Feighery. $275. Synchronicity, 1511 Rte 22, Brewster. RSVP: 845.363.1765. SynchronicityNY.com.

Back & Spine Care Support – 9am-12pm. Part of enhancement and immersion weekend with Gabriel Halpern. $50. TheYogaScape, 64 Gleneida Ave, Carmel. 845.225.9642. TheYogaScape.com

Walk Among Live Butterflies Grand Opening – 10am-3pm. Hoop structure housing butterflies is located in the meadow, providing a natural setting for both visitor and butterflies. Through Aug 3, 10am-3pm. Info: Greenburgh Nature Center, Scarsdale. 914.723.3470. GreenburghNatureCenter.org.

Herbal Salves Workshop – 1-2:30pm. Learn how to start making salves from scratch, including extracting essential oils, and methods for creating a personal blend of balms and salves. Hilltop Hanover Farm, 1271 Hanover St, Yorktown Heights. $20pp/registration required. 914.962.2368. HilltopHanoverFarm.org/events.

Pelvic & Shoulder Therapeutics – 1-3pm. Part of enhancement and immersion weekend with Gabriel Halpern. $40. TheYogaScape, 64 Gleneida Ave, Carmel. 845.225.9642. TheYogaScape.com

Spice it Up: Vegan Cooking Workshop – 1-4pm. Join Chef Rinku Bhattacharya using spices from around the world and learn how to amaze guests with tasty vegan cooking. Hilltop Hanover Farm, 1271 Hanover St, Yorktown Heights. $20pp/registration required. 914.962.2368. HilltopHanoverFarm.org/events.

SUNDAY, JUNE 29

Dragonfly Walk: With Friends of Muscoot Farm – 10am. Join Bedford Audubon’s Naturalist Tait Johansson for an early easy summer dragonfly walk on the beautiful grounds of Muscoot Farm. No registration necessary. BedfordAudubon.org.

Classic Asana & Their Revolved Counterparts – 10am-1pm. Part of enhancement and immersion weekend with Gabriel Halpern. $50. TheYogaScape, 64 Gleneida Ave, Carmel. Info: 845.225.9642. TheYogaScape.com.

Keys to Manifesting & Creating The Life You Want – 11am-1pm w/Althea Jacob. $50. Synchronicity, 1511 Rte 22, Brewster. RSVP: 845.363.1765. SynchronicityNY.com.

Book Signing: The Biology of Beating Stress – 12-3pm. Learn how stress affects health and which foods and supplements assist in improving well-being. Whole Foods, 1 Ridge Hill Blvd, Yonkers. Info: Jeanne Ricks at 914.319.3220. NuDay.org.

Summer Solstice Wine and Hors d’oeuvres Fundraiser – 1-4pm. Silent auction, video interview of the Late Pete Seeger. Proceeds benefit education programs and support the livestock at Stony Kill Farm, $25. 271 River Rd. North, Wappingers Falls. Tickets/Info: kmar2957@yahoo.com.

MONDAY, JUNE 30

StarVisions Healing Circle – 7:30pm. Connecting wisdom and energy principles to life; experience deep energy healing in a group setting with Anne Bentzen, Reiki Master. $15/students or $25. Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 236 S Bedford Rd, Mt. Kisco. 914.588.4079.

 

 

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