Natural Awakenings Calendar Listings for February, 2017 in Westchester, Putnam and Dutchess, NY

cover-feb17-225The following events appear in Natural Awakenings – Westchester, Putnam, Dutchess NY, February 2017 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.

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 1

Women’s Wisdom Group – 10:30am-12:30pm. Women support each other through the process of recognizing and embracing one’s full, authentic beings and nurturing their highest potential. $30. SunRaven, 501 Guard Hill Rd, Bedford. 914.218.3113. SlowMedicineTherapist.com.

Inner Balance Book Circle at Front Street Gallery – 7pm. Discussion on the first 31 passages of Meditations From the Mat, Rolph Gates. 21 Front St, Patterson. Info: innerbalancestudio.org.

ADD Just Doesn’t Add Up – 7-9pm. Is it really a short attention span? Learn 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, FEBRUARY 2

Yoga Teacher Training Registration – Feb 2-28. RYS-200 SMC Ohra Yoga Teacher Training program. Begins Mar 6. With Michelle Briks RYT-500 and SMC Yoga Program Coordinator. Saw Mill Club. Mt Kisco. Info, Michelle: 914.241.0797. SawMillClub.com.

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 4

The Writer’s Creative Experience – 10am-noon. Learn techniques to spark creativity and enjoy life with more vibrancy. $162/180 five-weeks. Wainwright House, Rye. 914.967.6080. For outline: Wainwright.org.

Teaching Trails: Weekend Walks for All Ages – Feb 4, 5, 11, 12, 18, 19, 25 and 26. 11:30am. Guided trail experience through woodland forest. Get acquainted with GNC trail system. Free. Greenburgh Nature Center, 99 Dromore Rd, Scarsdale. Info: 914.813.1812. GreenburghNatureCenter.org.

Star Visions Community: Understanding Energy – 2-4pm. Energy management series teaches the basics, tools, strategies and alignment for greater well-being. Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 236 Bedford Rd, Mt. Kisco. $40. Register: starvisionscommunity.org.

Thai Yoga Bodywork Workshop – 2:30-5pm. Led by Julia Santos. Learn basic movements working with partners, both giving and receiving. $50 preregister online. $55 door. Sacred Spirit Yoga and Healing Arts Center, 343 Broadway, Dobbs Ferry. SacredSpiritYogaCenter.org.

Grand Opening Beauty & Beast Co. – 3-10pm. Wine and cheese grand opening. First 50 customers receive free gift. 27 Depot Plaza, Bedford Hills, directly across from Bedford Hills Train Station.

Monthly Shamanic Reiki Hearth Healing Circle – 5:30-7pm. With Melanie Ryan, SRMT. Proceeds go to EOMEC.org, a non-profit to preserve world-wide indigenous shamanic healing practices. $20 suggested. Drop-in. Mt Kisco. 914.864.0462. Center4Healing.net.

SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 5

Divine Sleep Yoga Nidra – 10-11am. With Claudia Gukeisen. Experience inner peace and connect with self. Practice used to aid insomnia, anxiety, depression, high blood pressure and chronic pain. Mt Kisco. $25. Claudia: 914.673.3313. Center4 Healing.net.

First Sunday Free Meditation and Satsang – 11:30am-12:45pm. With Gabrielle Semel, E-RYT 500. Inner Balance Studio, 1072 Rt 311, Patterson. Info: Innerbalancestudio.org.

Dharma Sunday School – 12:30-2pm. Explore concepts like kindness, compassion and gratitude. Ages 5 and up. By Donation. SkyBaby Yoga & Pilate’s Studio, 75 Main St, Cold Spg. 845.265.4444. SkyBabyYoga.com.

Yoga Teacher Training interest meeting – 1pm. The school of Applied Yoga five-month 200-hour teacher training in Raja-Hatha Yoga at Inner Balance Studio, 1072 Rt. 311, Patterson. Info: 845.878.7800. InnerBalanceStudio.org.

Star Visions Community: Roland Comtois – 2-4pm. Validating the Afterlife. Receive messages of love and hope that can restore heart-soul connection. Bedford Presbyterian Church, Village Green, Bedford. $80. Register online: starvisionscommunity.org. 914.236.4503.

Open Dance Party – 2:30-4:30pm. All ages. DJ provides the beats and vibrations to set us on a journey of self-expression. SkyBaby Yoga & Pilate’s Studio, 75 Main St, Cold Spg. 845.265.4444. SkyBabyYoga.com.

Monthly Healing Circle – 4pm. With Susan Gagliardo. Suggested Donation: $10. Acupuncture Works, 132A Rte 37, New Fairfield, CT. Info: 845.494.0090.

MONDAY, FEBRUARY 6

Gentle Yoga by Candlelight – 5:30-6:45pm. Mondays (2/6, 13, 20 & 27) with Alma Pink, RYT, LMT. Inner Balance Studio, 1072 Rt 311, Patterson. Info: Innerbalancestudio.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. TheTemperanceCenter.com.

TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 7

Finding Self-Love through the Sacred Feminine Teleclass – Seven-week online course. Learn sacred lessons to self-love through the channeled wisdom of 13 sacred feminine archetypes. $188. Jo Jayson: 917.748.1903. JoJayson.com.

Core and Restore Yoga – 12:30-1:45pm. With Michelle Briks RYT-500. Gentle but fortifying class will begin by introducing core strengthening moves and then moving into a more restorative phase. First class free. Saw Mill Club. Terry: 914.241.0797. SawMillClub.com.

Young Living Essential Oil Workshop: Live, Love, Laugh – 6-8pm. Learn the essential oils that have aphrodisiac properties and how to can share Young Living Essential oils creating a business. $15. Includes refreshments. Katonah. Register: 914.556.8258.

Qi Gong Classes at Sacred Space Healing Arts Studio – Feb 7 & 21. 6:30-7:30pm. $10. 436 Main St, Beacon. Lorraine: 845.416.4598. Info: EmpoweredByNature.net.

Yoga for Skiers – 7-8:15pm. With Jessica Outlaw. Increase strength and flexibility, improve performance, boost endurance, decrease chance of injury and more. All levels. $30. Quest Yoga Arts, 11 E Main St, Mt Kisco. Register: 914.241.9642. QuestYogaArts.com.

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 8

Energy: Climate Culprit to Atmosphere Hero – 7pm/refreshments; 7:30pm/program begins. Presentation on the future of energy systems. Renewable sources of energy highlighted. Free. Greenburgh Nature Center, 99 Dromore Rd, Scarsdale. Info: 914.813.1812. GreenburghNatureCenter.org.

Smoke Free Easily: Weiss Method Info-Lecture – 7-8pm. Learn an effective, all natural method for overcoming smoking and other everyday addictions. 80 percent success rate. Free lecture, Q&A. Briarcliff. Register: 914.705.1805. Info: Weiss-Method.com.

Weight Loss Made Simple: Weiss Method Info-Lecture – 7-8pm. Learn an effective, all natural method for overcoming smoking and other everyday addictions. 80 percent success rate. Free lecture, Q&A. Briarcliff. Register: 914.705.1805. Info: Weiss-Method.com.

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 9

Ayurveda and Yoga Lifestyle Study Group – Feb 9, 23; Mar 9, 23 and Apr 6, 20. 1-2:30pm. Learn principles of Ayurveda’s tri-dosha philosophy and more. Clinical assessment with Dr. Kaushik. Classes with Deirdre Breen. $150. Cross River. 914.875.9088.

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 10

Candlelight Yoga and Meditation – 5:30-6:45pm. With Anna Bellard RYT-500. Soft candlelit room sets the tone to destress from hectic workweek and start the weekend fresh. First class free. Saw Mill Club. Terry: 914.241.0797. SawMillClub.com.

Spinal Zap – 7-8:30pm. With Brett Bevell, RM. Combining a variety of energy modalities to release karmic conditioning, emotional obstacles and other energy blockages held in the spine. $30 preregistered. $35 door. Mt Kisco. 914.864.0462. Center4Healing.net.

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, FEBRUARY 11

MELT – 1:30-3pm. With Joy Jacobson. Eliminate chronic pain, improve performance and decreases accumulated stress caused by repetitive postures and movements of everyday living and more. $35. Quest Yoga Arts, 11 E Main St, Mt Kisco. Preregister: 914.241.9642. QuestYogaArts.com.

LifeForce Yoga – 1:30-4:30pm. With Deborah Lubetkin. Learn effective practices for managing anxiety, depression and trauma. $45 members. $65 nonmembers in advance. The Yoga Studio, Club Fit, 584 N State Rd, Briarcliff Manor. Audrey Brooks: 914.582.7816. YTAyoga.com.

Connecting Your Child with Nature – 3pm. With Ed Bieber, author of What Color is the Wind. How can parents replace time on computer screens with developing outdoor skills and a sense of wonder about the earth? Rye Free Reading Room, 1062 Boston Post Rd, Rye, HolisticMoms.org.

Yin Yoga Nidra with Essential Oils and Live Music – 4-6pm. Soothe the senses, calm the mind, body and spirit and reduce stress. $35. Quest Yoga Arts, 11 E Main St, Mt Kisco. Register: 914.241.9642. QuestYogaArts.com.

Women’s Full Moon Circle – 7-8:30pm. A non-denominational monthly gathering for women. Draw in the powerful energies of the full moon. $10. DG Sanctuary. 2 Lagrange Ave, Poughkeepsie. 845.473.2206. DreamingGoddess.com.

SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 12

Meditation – With Amy Benesch. Donation. Synchronicity, 1511 Rte 22, Brewster. RSVP: 845.363.1765. SynchronicityNY.com.

POSTPONED TO MARCH 26 – Free Day of Healing – 10am-4:30pm. Center anniversary event with all our holistic health center practitioners. Free holistic health consults, mini workshops and raffle prizes. The Center for Health and Healing, Mt Kisco. 914.864.0462. Center4Healing.net.

Family Yoga – 12:30-1:30pm. Age-appropriate yoga poses, breathing, movement games and relaxation. Children ages 4-12. Children must be accompanied by an adult. $25/two, $5 each additional. Quest Yoga Arts, 11 E Main St, Mt Kisco. Register: 914.241.9642. QuestYogaArts.com.

Valentine’s Day Tango Workshop – 2-4pm. Learn tango dance steps and choreography with E-Sensual Dance at The Center. $65 per person. 71A Croton Ave, Ossining. Info: Rosemarie at 646.228.4001; e-sensualdance.com.

MONDAY, FEBRUARY 13

Hot Fluid Power – 1-2:15pm. With Michelle Briks RYT-500. Vinyasa Flow class with intelligent sequencing that flows seamlessly to a peak pose. Room is 95 degrees. First class free. Terry: 914.241.0797. SawMillClub.com.

TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 14

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

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 15

Addiction Free Naturally: Weiss Method Info-Lecture – 1-2pm. Learn an effective method for overcoming addictions ranging from alcohol to nicotine, sugar, weight loss. 80 percent success rate. Free lecture, Q&A. Briarcliff. Register: 914.705.1805. Info: Weiss-Method.com.

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 16

Hands-On Cooking Class: Mind the Gut – 5-7:30pm. With Marti Wolfson, MS. Discover the most important nutrients to preventing and treating GI-related problems and how to make delicious meals to support a healthy gut. Chappaqua. 413.717.0459. MartiWolfson.com.

Mindfulness Meditation – 7-8:30pm. With Tracy Cochran. Learn practice of bringing attention to present moment experience and more. All levels. $20 drop-in or purchase class pkg. Sacred Spirit Yoga and Healing Arts Center, 343 Broadway, Dobbs Ferry. SacredSpiritYogaCenter.org.

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 17

Monthly Reiki Circle – 7-8:30pm. Relax and receive the healing of universal life force energy in a loving, supportive healing environment with caring, professional Reiki practitioners. $20 suggested. Mt Kisco. 914.864.0462. Center4Healing.net.

Shamanic Journey Circle – 7-9pm. Through rhythmic drumming in guided meditation, transcend our conscious state and journey to meet the helping spirits around us. No experience necessary. $20. DG Sanctuary. 2 Lagrange Ave, Poughkeepsie. 845.473.2206. DreamingGoddess.com.

The 72 Archangel of the Kabbalah: Discover Your Birth Angel Workshop – 7-9pm.With Shaman Elka Boren. $35. Synchronicity, 1511 Rte 22, Brewster. RSVP: 845.363.1765. SynchronicityNY.com.

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 18

Grand Opening Katonah Pharmacy – 11am-3pm. Giveaways, presentations, samples from vendors, and snacks from the juice bar and free chair massages. Free Dosha Analysis: Pulse and Tongue from 11am-1pm with Dr. Somesh Kaushik. 202 Katonah Ave, Katonah. Info: 914.232.1109 or visit KatonahPharmacy.com. DrKaushik.com.

Ayurveda: Arthritis and Autoimmunity – Treating the Root Cause – 3-5pm. Refreshments. Free. Dr. Kaushik’s Ayurvedic and Naturopathic Clinic, Yellow Monkey Village, 792 Rte 35, Cross River. Mon, Tue, Wed: 914.875.9088. Dr. Kaushik cell 646.672.6725. DrKaushik.com.

Awakening to Mediumship & Open Channeling – 5-6:30pm.With Elka Boren. $35. Synchronicity, 1511 Rte 22, Brewster. RSVP: 845.363.1765. SynchronicityNY.com.

SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 19

Interfaith Sunday Service – 10:30am. With Reverend Deborah. Prayer, music, movement and sharing. Special guest speaker Amb. Mussie Hailu of Ethiopia, Africa Regional Coordinator for the United Religions Initiative.  Chapel at Croton Falls, 609 Rt. 22, Croton Falls,  chapelatcrotonfalls.org

Third Sunday Community Yoga – 11:30am-12:45pm. Admission by donation of personal care products for the Pawling Community Resource Center. Inner Balance Studio, 1072 Rt 311, Patterson. Info: Innerbalancestudio.org.

Reiki II – Noon-5pm. The Second Degree with Susan Gagliardo. $225. Acupuncture Works, 132A Rte 37, New Fairfield, CT. Info: 845.494.0090.

Solution to Over Weight: Weiss Method Info-Lecture NYC – 1-2pm. Learn an effective, method to lose weight, overcome nicotine, alcohol, overeating, sugar addiction. 80 percent success rate. Free lecture, Q&A. NYC. Register: 914.705.1805 Info: Weiss-Method.com.

MONDAY, FEBRUARY 20

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, FEBRUARY 22

Heart-Centered Spiritual Growth – 6:30-8:30pm. Learn the basics of Western spirituality experientially. Learn how to meditate through one’s heart. $162/180 five-weeks. Wainwright House, Rye. 914.967.6080. For outline: Wainwright.org.

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

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 23

Hands-on Cooking Class: Cook Once, Eat for Days – 5-7:30pm. With Marti Wolfson, MS. Learn art of stocking fridge with variety of delicious and nourishing meals for the week. Kids over 12 welcome. Chappaqua. 413.717.0459. MartiWolfson.com.

New Moon Ceremony with the Slow Medicine Astrologer – 7-9pm. An evening of ceremony, community building, guided meditation and intention setting. SunRaven, 501 Guard Hill Rd, Bedford. 914.218.3113. SlowMedicine.org.

FRIDAY, FEBRAURY 24

Mediumship Circle – 7-8:30pm.With Carla Blaha. $40. 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. 914.793.2600. TheTemperanceCenter.com.

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 25

Reiki Classes – Feb 25 and 26. Two-day course. Learn from master of Reiki masters who maintains this ancient practice as passed down from Reiki master to student. $200. Universal Reiki Healing Arts Connection, Peekskill. Shima: 917.279.9577.

Qi Gong for Women – 9am-1pm. Registration number: 5848 90. $49. Lorraine Hughes. LES452. Dutchess Community College – South. Register directly with the school: 845.431.8910. SunyDutchess.Edu/cfweb

Yoga Therapeutics Workshop – 12:30-3pm. With Satveer Kaur, special guest from London with an extensive background in meditation, kundalini and hypnotherapy. Relax nervous system; receive deep healing. $55. Saw Mill Club. Register: Kathleen 914.241.0797. SawMillClub.com.

Yoga Teacher Training Starts at Inner Balance –  The school of Applied Yoga five-month 200-hour teacher training in Raja-Hatha Yoga. Inner Balance Studio, 1072 Rt. 311, Patterson. Info: 845.878.7800. InnerBalanceStudio.org.

Crystal Grid Workshop – 2-4pm. With Joann Fava. $35. Synchronicity, 1511 Rte 22, Brewster. RSVP: 845.363.1765. SynchronicityNY.com.

New Moon Manifestation – 7-8pm. Together we manifest our hearts desires with the creative energies of the new moon. $10 newcomers. DG Sanctuary. 2 Lagrange Ave, Poughkeepsie 845.473.2206. DreamingGoddess.com.

SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 26

Monthly Manifesting – Noon-1:30pm. With Carla Blaha. $25. Synchronicity, 1511 Rte 22, Brewster. RSVP: 845.363.1765. SynchronicityNY.com.

Addiction Free Naturally: Weiss Method Info-Lecture NYC – 1-2pm. Learn an effective, method to lose weight, overcome nicotine, alcohol, overeating and sugar addiction. 80 percent success rate. Free lecture, Q&A. NYC. Register: 914.705.1805. Info: Weiss-Method.com.

Connecting to Spirit of Past Loved Ones – 2-4pm. With medium Joan Carra. Heal grief with comfort, compassion and the grace of spirit communications. $55. Seating limited. Wainwright House 260 Stuyvesant Ave, Rye. RSVP: 203.531.6387. PsychicJoanCarra.net.

Restorative Yoga – 5-7pm. With Karla Booth Diamond. Powerful practice everyone can benefit from, regardless of age or fitness level. 35 preregistered. $40 day of. Quest Yoga Arts, 11 E Main St, Mt Kisco. Register: 914.241.9642. QuestYogaArts.com.

MONDAY, FEBRUARY 27

Men’s Group – 7-8:30pm. Embrace and celebrate the full spectrum of our authentic beings, as we reflect on and develop the true meaning and purpose of our lives. $30. SunRaven, 501 Guard Hill Rd, Bedford. 914.218.3113. SlowMedicine.org.

TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 28

Herbal Magic Gathering – 6:30-7:30pm. Monthly hour lecture and mini workshop. Work with a specific herb, discuss its properties, uses and often basic how-to’s. Free. Dreaming Goddess, 44 Raymond Ave, Poughkeepsie. 845.473.2206. DreamingGoddess.com.

SATURDAY, MARCH 4

Fundamentals of Self-Acupressure – 9-6pm. Learn a 25 self-acupressure pattern plus extra points to address specific conditions. General public and practitioners welcome. 8 CEUs for LMTs and reflexologists. Westchester Community College/Continuing Education. Info, Avra Blieden: 917.923.8731. Avrasway.MassageTherapy.com.

Sunday, March 5

Death Café – 2pm. A group of people, often strangers, gather to eat cake, drink tea and discuss death.  Increase awareness of attitudes about dying and death with a view towards living the best life possible. Katonah Village Library, 26 Bedford Rd., Katonah. 914.232.3508. National info: DeathCafe.com.

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Natural Awakenings Calendar Listings for January, 2017 in Westchester, Putnam and Dutchess, NY

cover-jan17-225The following events appear in Natural Awakenings – Westchester, Putnam, Dutchess NY, January 2017 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.

SUNDAY, JANUARY 1

New Year’s Fire Ceremony – 11am. Help to send the intentions collected on the yule wreath to the universe. Event takes place at another location; call for directions. Hands of Serenity Healing, Fishkill. 845.896.1915. HandsOfSerenityHealing.com.

WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 4

Michael Zeilnhofer Presents Ice Giants: Uranus and Neptune – 6:30-7:30pm. Crucial in the evolution of the solar system. Program intended for those ages 10 and up. Kent Library, 17 Sybil’s Crossing, Kent Lakes. Registration required: 845.225.8585. KentLibrary.org.

THURSDAY, JANUARY 5

Belly Dance Series – 6-7pm/intermediate; 7-8pm/beginner. With Ayleeza. Four-class series. $48 per series. DG Sanctuary. 2 Lagrange Ave, Poughkeepsie. 845.473.2206. DreamingGoddess.com.

Friday, January, 6

Yogic New Year – 2017 – 7-8:30pm. O2 Livings Annual, Yogic New Year chakra balancing, intention setting practice, with registered yoga teachers Deirdre Breen and Renee Simon. O2 Living Wellness Center, located in Yellow Monkey Village, 792 Route 35, Cross River. Info: Info/register: 914.763.6320.

SATURDAY, JANUARY 7

Reiki Master Class – Jan 7-8. 11am-4pm. With Reiki Master Marcus Feighery. $675. Synchronicity, 1511 Rte 22 Brewster. RSVP: 845.363.1765. Info: SynchronicityNY.com.

Yoga for Women with Cancer – Noon-1:30pm, Open to women living with breast, ovarian or gynecological cancer. Free. Club Fit, 600 Bank Rd, Jefferson Valley. Support Connection/must preregister: 914.962.6402. SupportConnection.org.

The Science behind Weight Loss – 12:30-1:30pm. With Dr. Timothy Morley, Medical Director of Tomorrow Medicine. Learn proper way to lose weight and keep it off. Free. Saw Mill East, 333 N Bedford Rd, Mt Kisco. RSVP: 914.615.9004. Info: TomorrowMedicine.com.

A New Beginning: Living What Matters In 2017 – 1pm. With Diane Ingram, a Personal Certified Coach. Explore what really matters and learn how to develop personal growth. Free. Patterson Library, 1167 Rte 311, Patterson. Info: 845.878.6121 x10. PattersonLibrary.org.

Sweat, Samadhi & Sankalpa – 4-6pm. With Deirdre Breen and Dr. Kaushik. Kick off 2017: yoga class incorporating a vinyasa practice and yoga nidra meditation. $40. Quest Yoga Arts, 11 E Main St, Mt Kisco. Register: 914.241.9642. QuestYogaArts.com.

Monthly Shamanic Reiki Hearth Healing Circle – 5:30-7pm. With Melanie Ryan, SRMT. Proceeds go to EOMEC.org, a non-profit to preserve world-wide indigenous shamanic healing practices. $20 suggested. Drop in. Mt Kisco. 914.864.0462. Center4Healing.net.

Free Intro to Ayurveda & Yoga Study Group – 6:30pm. Find out about our six-part lifestyle study group. Learn more about these ancient practices. Free. Quest Yoga Arts, 11 E Main St, Mt Kisco. Register: 914.241.9642. QuestYogaArts.com.

SUNDAY, JANUARY 8

Creating the New Year with Intention – 3-5pm. Look at the challenges and triumphs of 2016, discover what worked and what didn’t and more. Craft one’s own intention candle. $35. DG Sanctuary. 2 Lagrange Ave, Poughkeepsie. 845.473.2206. DreamingGoddess.com.

Yin Yoga & Meditation – 5-7pm. Mind/body practice using longer (supported) holds in poses focusing on connective tissues in body not usually targeted. $35. Quest Yoga Arts, 11 E Main St, Mt Kisco. Register: 914.241.9642. QuestYogaArts.com.

MONDAY, JANUARY 9

Men’s Group Open House – 7-8:30pm. Celebrate full spectrum of our authentic beings, as we reflect on and develop the true meaning and purpose of our lives. SunRaven, 501 Guard Hill Rd, Bedford. 914.218.3113. SlowMedicine.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. TheTemperanceCenter.com.

TUESDAY, JANUARY 10

Young Living Essential Oil New Year Workshop: New Beginning to a Healthier You in 2017 – 6-8pm, Katonah. Learn how natural oils support physical, mental, emotional and spiritual well-being. Create a business with these oils. Register: 914.556.8258.

WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 11

Weight Loss Made Simple: Weiss Method Info/Lecture – 7-8pm. Learn about this amazing method for overcoming everyday addictions and easy, natural weight loss. Free. Briarcliff location. Reserve space: 914.705.1805. Weiss-Method.com.

Parents of Teen and Adult Special Needs Students Support Group – 7-9pm. 2nd Wed. New group focuses on how to prepare them to become responsible, self-sufficient, confident young adults. 89 Main St, Brewster. Info, Emily Sussman: 845.363.8220.

Vision & Success in School – 7-9pm. Discover tools to identify children having trouble learning. Vision problems keep children from reaching their potential. Free. Dr. Samantha Slotnick, 495 Central Park Ave, Ste 301, Scarsdale. RSVP, Jane: 914.874.1177. DrSlotnick.com.

THURSDAY, JANUARY 12

Chivalry and Martial Arts – Six-week series begins. Pay what is affordable. SkyBaby Yoga & Pilate’s Studio, 75 Main St, Cold Spg. Must preregister/info: 845.265.4444. SkyBabyYoga.com.

FRIDAY, JANUARY 13

Girls Yoga – Six-week series begins. Pay what is affordable. SkyBaby Yoga & Pilate’s Studio, 75 Main St, Cold Spg. Must preregister/info: 845.265.4444. SkyBabyYoga.com.

Space Clearing & Protection – 6:30-8:30pm. With Alexandra Le Clere. $40. Synchronicity, 1511 Rte 22 Brewster. RSVP: 845.363.1765. Info: 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.

SATURDAY, JANUARY 14

Reiki II Training – 10:30am-2:30pm. With international Master Teacher and Author, Brett Bevell. Be initiated into the powerful, life-changing experience of Reiki, the world’s most popular form of energy healing. $250. Mt Kisco. 914.864.0462. Center4Healing.net.

True Essence Connecting Circle – Jan 14, 28, Feb 11 and 25. 2-4pm. Two-month program. Shift vibration and awaken one’s true essence. Four-group meetings and four individual coaching sessions. Lighthouse Retreat and Wellness Center, Croton-On-Hudson. 845.424.6219. AwakenYourTrueEssence.com.

Holistic Kids: Mystery Key Event – 3-4:30pm. Ages 4-7. Games, stories and crafts. Discover secrets to achieving optimal health. Snacks, face painting and more. Free. Quest Yoga Arts, 11 E Main St, Mt Kisco. Register: 914.241.9642. QuestYogaArts.com.

Ayurveda: Depression and Anxiety: Cultivating a Chemistry of Joy – 3-5pm. Light refreshments served. Free. Dr. Kaushik’s Ayurvedic and Naturopathic Clinic, Yellow Monkey Village, 792 Rte 35, Cross River. Info: 914.875.9088. DrKaushik.com.

SUNDAY, JANUARY 15

Girls Pilates – Six-week series begins. Pay what is affordable. SkyBaby Yoga & Pilate’s Studio, 75 Main St, Cold Spg. Must preregister/info: 845.265.4444. SkyBabyYoga.com.

200hr Yoga Teacher Training Open House – 12:30-1:45pm. Next part-time teacher training begins Feb 19-May 7, 2016. Bring a friend. $3,000. Early bird special will still apply $2,800. Nueva Alma Yoga and Wellness, 799 McLean Ave, Yonkers. NuevaAlma.com.

Restorative/Yin/Yoga Nidra Workshop – 2-4:30pm. Designed to manifest the best year of one’s life. $40. Nueva Alma Yoga and Wellness, 799 McLean Ave, Yonkers. NuevaAlma.com.

Holistic Kids: Mystery Key Event – 3-4:30pm. Ages 8-10. Games, stories and crafts. Discover secrets to achieving optimal health. Snacks, face painting and more. Free. Quest Yoga Arts, 11 E Main St, Mt Kisco. Register: 914.241.9642. QuestYogaArts.com.

Restorative/Yin/Yoga Nidra Workshop – 5-7:30pm. Designed to manifest the best year of one’s life. $40. Nueva Alma Yoga and Wellness, 799 McLean Ave, Yonkers. NuevaAlma.com.

TUESDAY, JANAURY 17

WHN Monthly Meeting – 9:30-11am. CBD: The Miracle Cure Big Pharma Wants to Control. With guest presenters, Andy Kadison and Shira Adler. Westchester County HMN Special Event: Katonah United Methodist Church. 5 Bedford Rd, Katonah. Info: WestchesterHolisticnetWork.org.

WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 18

Weiss Method Treatment Day Westchester – 1-7pm. Free oneself of daily habits and addictions with the revolutionary help of the Weiss Method. Addiction Free Naturally. Reserve space: 914.705.1805. Weiss-Method.com.

Setting Your Intention & Clearing Space for the New Year – 6:30-8pm. With Lisa Rieckermann. Make room for a joyful and peaceful New Year. $20. Walk a Sacred Path Healing Center, 2279 Rte 22, Dover Plains. Info: 914.329.3325.

Katonah Study Group: Intro to Dosha Coaching – 7-9pm. Elements and actions of personalized health with Deirdre Breen. Participants will discover their Dosha and its constitutional (prakriti) and lifestyle (vrikriti) expressions. Location: Northern Westchester Hospital. Info: bonnie@katonahstudygroup.org.

THURSDAY, JANUARY 19

All about Metabolism – 7:30pm. Dr. Timothy Morley, functional medicine physician, will speak about how balancing hormones and insulin levels optimizes health and sustains weight loss. Rye Free Reading Room, 1061 Boston Post Rd, Rye. HolisticMoms.org.

FRIDAY, JANUARY 20

Monthly Reiki Circle – 7-8:30pm. Relax and receive the healing of universal life force energy in a loving, supportive healing environment with caring, professional Reiki practitioners. $20 suggested. Mt Kisco. 914.864.0462. Center4Healing.net.

Shamanic Journey Circle – 7-9pm. Through rhythmic drumming in guided meditation, transcend conscious state and journey to meet the many helping spirits around us. No experience necessary. $20. DG Sanctuary. 2 Lagrange Ave, Poughkeepsie. 845.473.2206. DreamingGoddess.com.

The 72 Archangel of the Kabbalah: Discover Your Birth Angel Workshop – 7-9pm.With Shaman Elka Boren. $35. Synchronicity, 1511 Rte 22 Brewster. RSVP: 845.363.1765. Info: SynchronicityNY.com.

SATURDAY, JANUARY 21

A Slow Medicine Approach to Abundance Workshop – 10:30am-4pm. Learn skills to understand how one could be blocking oneself and more. $225 couples. $150 individuals. SunRaven, 501 Guard Hill Rd, Bedford. 914.218.3113. SlowMedicine.org.

13 Moons Women’s Intensive Medicine Circles – 11am-5pm. Teaching circle reflecting accumulation of over 30 years of conscious learning, exploring and experiencing. First class Sat, following months Sun. $1100. DG Sanctuary. 2 Lagrange Ave, Poughkeepsie. 845.473.2206. DreamingGoddess.com.

Connecting to Source – 1:30-4:30pm. With Jeffrey Migdow. Meditation, postures, mantra and sound to facilitate healing and more. $45 members. $65 nonmembers advance. The Yoga Studio, Club Fit, 584 N State Rd, Briarcliff Manor. Info: Audrey Brooks: 914.582.7816. YTAyoga.com.

Donation Based Community Yoga Class – 3-4:15pm. Open level. All welcome. Bring a friend. Nueva Alma Yoga and Wellness, 799 McLean Ave, Yonkers. NuevaAlma.com.

Free Dosha Analysis: Pulse and Tongue – 3-5pm. With Dr. Somesh Kaushik at the grand opening of the new Katonah Pharmacy. Where Mrs. Green’s used to be, across from Awakenings, 202 Katonah Ave. 914.232.2300. DrKaushik.com.

Awakening to Mediumship & Open Channeling – 5-6:30pm.With Elka Boren. $35. Synchronicity, 1511 Rte 22 Brewster. RSVP: 845.363.1765. Info: SynchronicityNY.com.

SUNDAY, JANUARY 22

Finding Peace in Chaos – 10:30am-4:30pm. With Melanie Ryan, LCSWR. Day of silent meditation. No experience necessary. Sitting and walking meditation instruction. BYO lunch. 50 percent of proceeds go to SomethingGoodInTheWorld.org. Mt Kisco. Register: 914.864.0462. Center4Healing.net.

Addiction Free Naturally: Weiss Method Info-lecture NYC – 1-2pm. Learn about this amazing method for overcoming everyday addictions. Free. NYC location, E 37th, btw Park and Lex. Reserve space: 914.705.1805. Weiss-Method.com.

Crystal Workshop – 5-6:30pm. With Elka Boren. $35. Synchronicity, 1511 Rte 22 Brewster. RSVP: 845.363.1765. Info: SynchronicityNY.com.

Restorative Yoga – 5-7pm. With Karla Booth Diamond. Relax and letting go of the “have to’s” and the “shoulds” is essential to health and well-being. Quest Yoga Arts, 11 E Main St, Mt Kisco. Register/cost: 914.241.9642. QuestYogaArts.com.

MONDAY, JANUARY 23

Balance Your Hormones, Balance Your Life – 6:30-7:30pm. With Dr. Timothy Morley, medical director of Tomorrow Medicine and hormone balancing expert. Free. Saw Mill East, 333 N Bedford Rd, Mt Kisco. RSVP: 914.615.9004. Info: TomorrowMedicine.com.

Men’s Group Open House – 7-8:30pm. Celebrate full spectrum of our authentic beings, as we reflect on and develop the true meaning and purpose of our lives. SunRaven, 501 Guard Hill Rd, Bedford. 914.218.3113. SlowMedicine.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. Info: 914.793.2600. TheTemperanceCenter.com.

WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 25

Weiss Method Treatment Day Westchester – 1-7pm. Free oneself of daily habits and addictions with the revolutionary help of the Weiss Method. Addiction Free Naturally. Reserve space: 914.705.1805. Weiss-Method.com.

Strengthening Your Immune System with Whole Foods and Herbs – 6:30-8pm. Use whole foods to obtain powerful nutrients, revitalize cells, cleanse toxins and more. $20. Walk a Sacred Path Healing Center, 2279 Rte 22, Dover Plains. Info: 914.329.3325.

THURSDAY JANUARY 26

Ayurveda and Yoga Lifestyle Study Group – 1-2:30pm. 1/26, 2/9, 2/23, 3/9, 3/23 & 4/6. With Deirdre Breen. Six-session study group combining Ayurveda and yoga. $300 includes private consult with Dr. Kaushik. Yellow Monkey Village, 792 Rt 35, Cross River. Info: 914.486.6480.

FRIDAY, JANUARY 27

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

New Year Journey Dance – 7-8:30pm. With Claudia Gukeisen. Discover healing power of journey dance. Tell one’s story to the dance floor and end with 20-min of guided divine sleep yoga nidra. $25. Mt Kisco. Claudia: 914.673.3314. Center4Healing.net.

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.

SATURDAY, JANUARY 28

Introduction to Reiki Healing Energy – 10:30am-12pm.With Lia and Lisa, Reiki Masters. Learn how Reiki is used with children and animals. Helps develop intuition. Bring questions. Walk a Sacred Path Healing Center, 2279 Rte 22, Dover Plains. Info: 914.329.3325.

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

Releasing Ceremony – 1-3pm. With Lia a Shamanic Reiki Master/Instructor. Transformation often follows conscious releasing. It’s empowering and freeing. $30. Walk a Sacred Path Healing Center, 2279 Rte 22, Dover Plains. Info: 914.329.3325.

Trauma Informed Training for Healing Practitioners – 1-6pm. With Elisha Simpson. Training to learn new tools from field of trauma research. For those working with children or adults. $150. Sacred Spirit Yoga and Healing Arts Center, Dobbs Ferry. SacredSpiritYogaCenter.org.

Exploring Self-Care – 5-7pm. With Danielle Guillet. Discuss and participate in several effective and easy self-care activities to relieve and manage stress. $35 preregistered. $40 door. Quest Yoga Arts, 11 E Main St, Mt Kisco. Register: 914.241.9642. QuestYogaArts.com.

SUNDAY, JANUARY 29

Awaken Wellness Fair: NYC – 10am-5pm. Speakers, healers, vendors, readers, over 100 exhibitors and 1000 guests. Hotel Pennsylvania Penntop Ballroom, 401 Seventh Ave. Info/tickets: AwakenFairs.com

Monthly Manifesting – Noon-1:30pm.With Carla Blaha. $25. Synchronicity, 1511 Rte 22 Brewster. RSVP: 845.363.1765. Info: SynchronicityNY.com.

Weiss Method Treatment Day NYC – 1-5pm. Free oneself of daily habits and addictions with the revolutionary help of the Weiss Method. Addiction Free Naturally, E 37th, btw Park and Lex. Reserve space: 914.705.1805. Weiss-Method.com.

Reiki Master Program – 2-5pm. Opening session on energy development. 33 hour training for Reiki II students includes student teacher training, attunement training and master attunement in Armonk. $700 advance. Registration, Anne Bentzen, Reiki Master: 914.588.4079. Balancing4Life.com.

MONDAY, JANUARY 30

StarVisions Healing Circle – 7-9pm. With Anne Bentzen, Reiki Master. Stress reduction and health enhancement achieved through deep relaxation with Reiki. Max 18. $20. Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 236 S Bedford Rd, Mt Kisco. Must preregister: 914.588.4079.

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 1

ADD Just Doesn’t Add Up – 7-9pm. Is it really a short attention span? Learn 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.

 

 

Natural Awakenings Calendar Listings for December, 2016 in Westchester, Putnam and Dutchess, NY

cover-dec16-225The following events appear in Natural Awakenings – Westchester, Putnam, Dutchess NY, December 2016 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.

THURSDAY, DECEMBER 1

Shamanic Journeys through the Directions – Dec 1-22. 7pm. Thurs. Four-week series of powerful and healing journeys to explore each of the Cardinal Directions. Hands of Serenity Healing, 1129 Main St, Fishkill. Call for fees: 845.896.1915. HandsOfSerenityHealing.com.

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 2

Yoga Nidra – 7-8:30pm. With Nadiya Nottingham. $35. Inner Balance Studio, 1072 Rte 311, Patterson. Preregister. InnerBalanceStudio.org.

SATURDAY, DECEMBER 3

Create Vital Health: An Introduction to Ayurveda – 9am-1pm. 5653 90. $59. L Hughes. LES430. Dutchess Community College South. Register directly with the school: 845.431.8910. SunyDutchess.Edu/cfweb.

A Dickens of a Holiday at Wainwright House – 10am-4pm. Holiday festivities include Holiday Shopping Boutique, Christmas Carolers, Entertainment, Arts & Crafts, Photos with Santa, Horse Drawn Wagon Ride and more. Rye. Info: 914.967.6080 or wainwright.org.

Kirtan Chanting – 7-8:30pm. With Sita Miriam Zernis. Eclectic sacred sounds that open heart, quiet mind and create deep sense of peace. Sacred Spirit Yoga and Healing Arts Center, South Presbyterian Church, 343 Broadway, Dobbs Ferry. Preregistration/pricing details: SaredSpiritYogaCenter.org.

SUNDAY, DECEMBER 4

Circle of Hope – Await the Winter Solstice and create lighted wreaths to usher in the season of light. $30 includes all materials. Hands of Serenity Healing, 1129 Main St, Fishkill. 845.896.1915. HandsOfSerenityHealing.com.

Reiki I Training – 10:30am-2:30pm. With Brett Bevell. Be initiated into the powerful, life-changing experience of Reiki, International Master Teacher and Author Brett Bevell. $250. Mt Kisco. 914.864.0462. Center4Healing.net.

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

Teen Yoga, Meditation and Empowerment – Dec 4-18. 1-2:30pm. With Crossover Yoga Project. Yoga, MSBR. Sunday discussion for kids 12-18yrs to help lower stress and more. $100 five-weeks. PranaMoon Yoga, 1000 N Division St, Ste 2H, Peekskill. 914.319.4010. CrossoverYogaProject.org.

The Order of Melchizidek and Priesthood Class: Ordination into Interfaith Ministry – 1-4:30pm. With Rev. Dan Chesbro. Learn history, ceremonial rituals, legal duties and more. Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 236 S Bedford Rd, Mt Kisco. Pricing details: 914.236.4503. StarVisionsCommunity.org.

Annual Skybaby Holiday Open House – 1-6pm. Featuring samples of holistic health care, shopping and snacks. SkyBaby Yoga & Pilate’s Studio, 75 Main St, Cold Spg. 845.265.4444. SkyBabyYoga.com.

Holiday ‘House Tour & Tea’ Sundays – Begins 1:30pm. The mansion will be beautifully decorated, includes afternoon tea and docent tour of Wainwright’s rich history. $25. Sundays til December 18. Rye. Reservations:  914.967.6080 or wainwright.org.

Shamanic Drumming Meditation – 3:30-5pm. With Amy Benesch. By donation. Synchronicity, 1511 Rt. 22, Brewster. Info/RSVP: 845.363.1765; synchronicityny.com.

Yin Yoga & Meditation – 5-6pm. With Adrienne Eppner. Mind and body practice using longer holds in poses focusing on connective tissues in body. Quest Yoga Arts, 11 E Main St, Mt Kisco. Register: 914.241.9642. QuestYogaArts.com.

MONDAY, DECEMBER 5

Slow Medicine for Holiday Stress – 7-9pm. With Dr. Michael Finkelstein. Learn how stress affects the physical body and tools to maintain balance. Free. Quest Yoga Arts, 11 E Main St, Mt Kisco. Preregister: 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.

TUESDAY, DECEMBER 6

Qi Gong Classes – Dec 6 and 20. 6-7pm. Sacred Space Healing Arts Studio, 436 Main St, Beacon. $10. Info: Lorraine: 845.416.4598. EmpoweredByNature.net.

WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 7

Reiki Circle – 7pm. A Reiki share for all practitioners Level I or higher. $10 requested donation. Hands of Serenity Healing, 1129 Main St, Fishkill. 845.896.1915. HandsOfSerenityHealing.com.

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

THURSDAY, DECEMBER 8

Natural Tones Meditation, 7-7:45pm. When an instrument such as the Tanpura is plucked, the harmonic overtones help bring about a shift in consciousness that promotes wellbeing. $15 drop-in fee. Rye. Info: 914.967.6080 or wainwright.org.

Holistic Moms Network Event – 7:30pm. With Dr. Maya Shetreat-Klein, MD, Pediatric Neurologist and author of The Dirt Cure: Growing Healthy Kids with Food Straight from Soil. Rye Free Reading Room, 1061 Boston Post Rd. HolisticMoms.org.

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 9

Mediumship Circle – 7-8:30pm. With Carla Blaha.  $40. Synchronicity, 1511 Rt. 22, Brewster. Info/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. 914.793.2600. TheTemperanceCenter.com.

Gingerbread House Decorating Contest – 12-4pm. Presented by Houlihan Lawrence Rye Brokerage. Get in the holiday spirit, be creative and design your winning entry. Rye. Details: 914.967.6080 or wainwright.org.

SATURDAY, DECEMBER 10

Holiday Stress Relief Workshop – 2-3:30pm. With Clinical psychotherapist Elsa Arce. Techniques such as Emotional Freedom Technique (EFT) and Reiki can help relieve stress. $25. Dragonfly Wellness, 109 Croton Avenue, Suite 205, Ossining. Info: 914.330.5328; ReleaseOverwhelm.com.

Introduction to Foot Reflexology – 9am-1pm. NCC 2039-01 / KSU. $45 plus $10 material fee. Kingston Center of SUNY Ulster. 94 Mary’s Ave, Kingston. 845.339.2025. Register: SunyUlster.Edu/ce.

Babysitting Workshop – 10:30am-2:30pm. Introduction to babysitting course. Students will learn interviewing tips, communication skills, ages and stages of young babies, toddlers and more. Kent Public Library, 17 Sybil’s Crossing, Kent Lakes. Register: 845.225.8585. KentLibrary.org.

Yin/Vinyasa – 1:30-4:30pm. With Corina Benner. Combine these practices for increased energy and emotional cleansing. $45 members. $65 nonmembers in advance. The Yoga Studio, Club Fit, 584 N State Rd, Briarcliff Manor. Info: Audrey Brooks: 914.582.7816. YTAyoga.com.

Free Lecture: Ayurveda and the Winter Season – 3-5pm. Preparing for and Thriving in the Dark and Cold. Light refreshments served. Dr. Kaushik’s Ayurvedic and Naturopathic Clinic, Yellow Monkey Village, 792 Rte 35, Cross River. Dr. Kaushik: 646.672.6725. DrKaushik.com.

MELT – 4-6pm. With Joy Jacobson. This technique, combined with small balls and soft foam rollers, is designed to alleviate pain and release built up tension. $30/$35. Quest Yoga Arts, 11 E Main St, Mt Kisco. Register: 914.241.9642. QuestYogaArts.com.

Monthly Shamanic Reiki Hearth Healing Circle – 5:30-7pm. With Melanie Ryan. Proceeds support non-profit projects working to preserve world-wide indigenous shamanic healing practices. $20 suggested. Drop-ins welcome. Mt Kisco. 914.864.0462. Center4Healing.net.

Monthly Manifesting – 6-7:30pm. With Carla Blaha  $25. Synchronicity, 1511 Rt. 22, Brewster. Info/RSVP: 845.363.1765; synchronicityny.com.

Women’s Full Moon Circle – 7-8:30pm – A non-denominational monthly gathering for women. Draw in the powerful energies of the full moon. $10. DG Sanctuary. 2 Lagrange Ave, Poughkeepsie. 845.473.2206. DreamingGoddess.com.

SUNDAY, DECEMBER 11

A Day with the Sacred Feminine – 11am-5pm. With Jo Jayson, intuitive artist. Full day event. 11am-1pm/workshop. $35. 1-5pm/Trunk Show. Free admission. Great gift ideas. Mt Kisco. 914.864.0462. Center4Healing.net.

Magical Awakening Level 3 Training – 11:30am-3:30pm. With Brett Bevell. $200. Synchronicity, 1511 Rt. 22, Brewster. Info/RSVP: 845.363.1765; synchronicityny.com.

Winter Solstice Healing Night – 4-6pm. With Merrill Black, LCSW/Reiki Master. Restorative yoga, singing, lighting ceremony and meditation. $20 half goes to charity The Temperance Center, 453 White Plains Rd, Ste 203, Eastchester. 914.793.2600. TheTemperanceCenter.com.

Aromatherapy for Emotional Wellness – 5-6:30pm. Learn about therapeutic benefits of and how it can help relax, boost energy and mood and more. No charge. Hygeia Integrated Health 3505 Hill Blvd, Ste K, Yorktown Hts. Advance registration required: 914.352.6116.

Manage Stress with Biofeedback – 5-6:30pm. Learn how biofeedback can help manage anxiety, stress and pain relief. No charge. Hygeia Integrated Health 3505 Hill Blvd, Ste K, Yorktown Hts. Registration required: 914.352.6116.

MONDAY, DECEMBER 12

December Family Yoga & Mindfulness – Noon-1pm. With Denise Nobile, registered adult and children’s yoga teacher. Program for family members to practice together. Adults, teens and children 5 years and up. Info/register: 914.232.5717. SomersLibrary.org.

DIY Sugar Scrubs – 5:30-6:30pm. 3rd Thurs crafts for adults. November craft will be making sugar scrubs. Kent Public Library, 17 Sybil’s Crossing, Kent Lakes. Register: 845.225.8585. KentLibrary.org.

TUESDAY, DECEMBER 13

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

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 16

Holiday Shop and Sip – 5-10pm. Join us for a relaxing evening of shopping, snacks and secret discounts and specials. Hands of Serenity Healing, 1129 Main St, Fishkill. Info: 845.896.1915. HandsOfSerenityHealing.com.

The 72 Archangels of the Kabbalah – 7-9pm. Workshop with Shaman Elka Boren. Participants are given the opportunity to discover their Birth Angel. $35. Synchronicity, 1511 Rt. 22, Brewster. Info/RSVP: 845.363.1765; synchronicityny.com.

Monthly Reiki Circle – 7-8:30pm. Relax and receive the healing of universal life force energy in a loving, supportive healing environment with caring, professional Reiki Practitioners. $20 suggested. Mt Kisco. 914.864.0462. Center4Healing.net.

Shamanic Journey Circle – 7-9pm. Through rhythmic drumming in guided meditation, transcend our conscious state and journey to meet helping spirits around. No experience necessary. $20. DG Sanctuary. 2 Lagrange Ave, Poughkeepsie. 845.473.2206. DreamingGoddess.com.

SATURDAY, DECEMBER 17

Qi Gong for Beginners & Experienced – 9am-12pm. $25. Register directly with school: Desmond Campus for Adult Enrichment, 6 Albany Post Rd, Newburgh. 845.565.2076. msmc.edu.

SUNDAY, DECEMBER 18

Divine Sleep Yoga Nidra – 10-11am. With Claudia Gukeisen. Offered monthly. A deep level of guided inner relaxation. $25 drop-ins welcome. Claudia: 914.673.3314. Center4Healing.net.

Third Sunday Community Yoga – 11am-12:15pm. Admission by donation of personal care products for the Pawling Community Resource Center. InnerBalanceStudio.org.

Community Acupuncture and Meditation – 5-6:30pm. Discussion and demonstration on benefits of acupuncture for stress reduction, digestive issues and more. Led by Licensed Acupuncturist. $30. Hygeia Integrated Health, 3505 Hill Blvd, Ste K, Yorktown Hts. Advance registration: 914.352.6116.

The Winter Solstice: A Community Event – 5:30-7:30pm. A Winter Solstice Celebration with fire ceremony and drumming. $10 donation suggested. Rye. Details: 914.967.6080 or wainwright.org.

Restorative Yoga – 5-7pm. With Karla Diamond. Powerful practice that everyone can benefit from, regardless of age or fitness level. $35 advance. $40 door. Quest Yoga Arts, 11 E Main St, Mt Kisco. Register: 914.241.9642. QuestYogaArts.com.

MONDAY, DECEMBER 19

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.

WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 21

Tarot Wisdom Gathering – 6:30-8pm. BYO Tarot deck if available. Each month a card will be chosen to discuss and journey into with open minds and hearts. $10. DG Sanctuary, 2 Lagrange Ave, Poughkeepsie. 845.473.2206. DreamingGoddess.com.

Winter Solstice Ceremony and Community Celebration – 7-9 pm. Drumming circle, potluck food and conversation in community. All ages. BYO drum or rattle. StarVisions and KatonahSPACE. 44 Edgemont Rd, next to Katonah Methodist Church, Katonah. 914.236.4503. StarVisionsCommunity.org.

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 23

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.

WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 28

New Moon Manifestation – 7-8pm. Together we manifest our hearts desires with the creative energies of the New Moon. $10 newcomer fee. DG Sanctuary. 2 Lagrange Ave, Poughkeepsie. 845.473.2206. DreamingGoddess.com.

ADD Just Doesn’t Add Up – 7-9pm. Is it really a short attention span? Learn 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.

SUNDAY, JANUARY 1

New Year’s Fire Ceremony – 11am. Help us send the intentions collected on the yule wreath to the universe. Event takes place at another location; call for directions. Hands of Serenity Healing, Fishkill. 845.896.1915. HandsOfSerenityHealing.com.

 

 

Natural Awakenings Calendar Listings for November, 2016 in Westchester, Putnam and Dutchess, NY

cover-nov16-225The following events appear in Natural Awakenings – Westchester, Putnam, Dutchess NY, October 2016 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, NOVEMBER 1

Embrace Recovery Yoga – 11:30am-1pm. Tuesdays in November.  A yoga and meditation class for woman on the recovery path whose lives have been impacted by alcohol addiction. Learn yogic “tools” in a supportive environment. $20. Dragonfly Wellness Yoga Studio, 109 Croton Ave. Ossining. Info: 914.523.2251.

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 2

Alternative Medicine for Chronic Lyme Disease – 6:30-8pm. Dr. David Connell discusses the health effects of Lyme Disease as well as preventative and alternative measures. Registration required:  845.225.8585.  Kent Public Library, 17 Sybil’s Crossing, Kent Lakes,  kentlibrary.org.

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 3

Teen Yoga & Mindfulness – Nov 3, 17, Dec 1 and 15. 5-6pm. Learn to slow down and increase awareness, to use breath to find calm during times of challenge and more. Grades 5 and up. Bring mat. Somers Library. Register: 914.232.5717. SomersLibrary.org.

Holistic Moms Meeting: What Is Slow Medicine Therapy? – 7:30pm. With Psycho-spiritual counselor, Robin Queen Finkelstein of SunRaven in Bedford specializing in relationship therapies for couples and families. Rye Free Reading Room, 1061 Boston Post Rd. HolisticMoms.org.

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 4

AHIMSA Yoga and Music Festival – Nov 4-6. 6pm/Fri-6pm/Sun. Celebrating yoga and music while promoting traditional and emerging yoga styles. 70 classes by over 40 teachers, plus 10 musical acts. Hunter Mountain, 64 Klein Ave, Hunter. Tickets/info: AhimsaYogaFestival.com.

Spinal Zap – 7-8:30pm. With Brett Bevell. Receive this amazing group energy healing of karmic release. $30 preregistration. $35 door. The Center for Health and Healing, Mt Kisco. 914.864.0462. Center4Healing.net.

SATURDAY, NOVEMER 5

Soulful Gatherings Fair – Mediums, healing services and vendors selling jewelry, candles, oils and scents, books, clothing, food and drinks. Location: Patterson Recreation Center. 65 Front St, Patterson. Info: Mike Kulp 914.882.4669

Basic Jin Shin Do Bodymind Acupresssure Class – Nov 5, 6, 12, 13 19. 9am-6pm. Learn 55 acu-points, Strange Flows, Qi Kung routine and more. 40 CEs for LMTs. Class for professionals. Westchester Community College/Continuing Education. Register: 914.606.6830. Info: AvrasWay.MassageTherapy.com.

Holistic Prevention of Chronic Illness – 9am-1pm. NCC 2040-01/KSU $45. $10 plus materials. Kingston Center of SUNY Ulster, 94 Mary’s Ave, Kingston. Info: 845.339.2025. Register: SunyUlster.Edu/ce.

Basic Yoga – 10:30-11:30am. With Kelly McGovern. Introductory vinyasa class emphasizing the connection between breath and movement, focusing on linking postures and alignment. Audit $25 or six-week series. Wainwright House, Rye. Wainwright.org.

Trauma Informed Yoga Teacher Training – Noon-5pm. With Crossover Yoga Project. Learn mindful tools to support the well-being for communities affected by trauma. $150. Dragonfly Wellness, 109 Croton Ave. Ossining. 914.236.3511. DragonflyWellness.net.

Fishkill Cares for Cats – 12-4:30pm – Community day. Feline drop off for services (by appointment only) 7:15-8:15am, pick up 4-4:30pm. Parish house of Trinity Episcopal Church, 5 Elm St in Fishkill. Info: soundearth.com/fishkillcares, or Althea 845.705.5020.

Eternal Life and a Course in Miracles – 1-4pm. With Jon Mundy, Ph.D. Learn what this class has to tell us about heaven. $45/$48. Wainwright House, Rye. Wainwright.org.

Learn Spiritual Protection – 2:30-4:30pm.With Angela Pizzarello. $40. Synchronicity, 1511 Rte 22 Brewster. RSVP: 845.363.1765. Info: SynchronicityNY.com.

Sunday, November 6

Shamanic Energy Healing – 10am-5pm. With Jonathan Hammond, international shamanic teacher. Workshop guiding participants into deeper alignment with self, the earth and the cosmos. $150. The Center for Health and Healing, Mt Kisco. Registration: 914.864.0462. Center4Healing.net.

Magical Awakening Level II Training – 11:30am-3:30pm. With Brett Bevell. $200. Synchronicity, 1511 Rte 22 Brewster. RSVP: 845.363.1765. Info: SynchronicityNY.com.

Dharma Sunday School – 12:30-2pm. Explore concepts like kindness, compassion and gratitude. Ages 5 and up. Donation. SkyBaby Studio, 75 Main St, Cold Spg. 845.265.4444. SkyBabyYoga.com.

Blessing Bowls – 1pm. Decorate bowls with symbols and words expressing gratitude. Learn a ritual to share with family and friends. $30 includes supplies and handouts. Hands of Serenity Healing, 1129 Main St, Fishkill. Register: 845.896.1915. HandsOfSerenityHealing.com.

Teen Yoga, Meditation and Empowerment – Through Dec 18. 1-2:30pm. With Crossover Yoga Project. Weekly yoga, MSBR and discussion for kids ages 12-18. $100 five-weeks. PranaMoon Yoga, 1000 N Division St, Ste 2H, Peekskill. 914.319.4010. CrossOverYogaProject.org.

Women’s Empowerment Circle – 2:30-5pm. Explore 5th/6th charka’s to awaken creative identity and true voice. Strong vinyasa, forward bends, winding down with restorative yoga. $30. SkyBaby Studio, 75 Main St, Cold Spg. 845.265.4444. SkyBabyYoga.com.

Dream Interpretation Workshop – 3-5pm. With David Young. Learn to interpret meaning behind symbols received from subconscious mind. $30 advance. $35 door. Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 236 S Bedford Rd, Rte 172, Mt Kisco. 914.236.4503. StarVisionsCommunity.org.

Sacred Pipe Ceremony – 3-5pm. Offer prayers and gratitude to the universe. Free. However, it is customary to bring a small token such as: herbs, chocolate, tobacco. DG Sanctuary. 2 Lagrange Ave, Poughkeepsie. 845.473.2206. DreamingGoddess.com.

Dream Interpretation Workshop with David Young – 3-5pm. Learn to interpret the deeper meaning behind symbols received from subconscious.  One flute meditation included. Advance $30: starvisionscommunity.org or $35/door. Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 236. S. Bedford Rd., Rt. 172, Mt. Kisco. 914.236.4503.

MONDAY, NOVEMBER 7

Funky Flow Yoga – 9:30-10:30am.With Sinda Anzovino. All levels creative flow class. Breath and alignment based. Set to upbeat eclectic funky music. Express oneself. Audit $25 or seven-week series. Wainwright House, Rye. Wainwright.org.

Fundraiser for the Nicaragua Sensory Garden Project – 6:30-10pm. Food, door prizes, live jazz, silent art auction.  $20 pre-sale; $30 door. The Mill, 583 Warburton Ave, Hastings on Hudson. Search on  Eventbrite.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.

TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 8

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

Qi Gong Classes – Nov 8 and 22. 6:30-7:30pm. Sacred Space Healing Arts Studio, 436 Main St, Beacon. $10. Lorraine: 845.416.4598. Info: EmpoweredByNature.net.

Tai Chi & Qigong – 7-8:30pm.With Jim Russo. Learn a 2000 year old exercise to strengthen the heart and circulatory system, based on the five elements and movements of the crane. Free. Quest Yoga Arts, 11 E Main St, Mt Kisco. Register: 914.241.9642. QuestYogaArts.com.

WEDNESDAY NOVEMBER 9

Vision & Success in School – 7-9pm. Discover tools to identify children having trouble learning. Vision problems keep children from reaching their potential. Free. Dr. Samantha Slotnick, 495 Central Park Ave, Ste 301, Scarsdale. RSVP, Jane: 914.874.1177. DrSlotnick.com.

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 10

Food & Water Watch Volunteer Meeting – 6-7:30pm. Projects include working to ban fracking pipelines and stopping the Trans-Pacific Partnership. Ethical Culture Society of Westchester, 7 Saxon Wood Rd, White Plains. RSVP Greta Zarro 347.774.4597. Info: FoodAndWaterWatch.org.

Reiki Reboot – 6:30-9:30pm. Individual attunements, meditation, hands-on Reiki circle and breathing exercises to amp up one’s vibe before the holidays. All levels of attunement. $55. DG Sanctuary, 2 Lagrange Ave, Poughkeepsie. 845.473.2206. DreamingGoddess.com.

Mental Health Association Community Conversation – 7pm. For individuals and families whose children have significant mental health issues. Free. Eileen Fisher Learning Lab in Irvington. Register: MHAWestchester.org.

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 11

Restorative Yoga for Trauma – Nov 11-13. 7pm. 10-Hour Training for Yoga Teachers with Aline Marie. Learn anatomy and neuroscience of trauma, beneficial prop techniques and more. $275. Inner Balance Studio, 1072 Rte 311, Patterson. 845.878.7800. InnerBalanceStudio.org.

Mala & Merriment Making Workshop – 7-9pm. Inspiring workshop to learn to make a mala. Choose from a variety of gemstones and beads. Refreshments will be served. $50. Quest Yoga Arts, 11 E Main St, Mt Kisco. Register: 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.

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 12

Reiki 1 & 2 – 10am-4pm. With Reiki Master Marcus Feighery. $275. Synchronicity, 1511 Rte 22 Brewster. RSVP: 845.363.1765. SynchronicityNY.com.

Family Yoga & Mindfulness – Noon-1pm. All levels, ages. Explore standing poses, sun salutations, partner poses, breathing and relaxation techniques and fun, interactive yoga games. Somers Library. Register: 914.232.5717. SomersLibrary.org.

Chakras and Healing – 1:30-4:30pm. With Shari Friedrichsen. Learn to undo energy restrictions for healing. $45 members. $65 nonmembers advance. The Yoga Studio, Club Fit, 584 N State Rd, Briarcliff Manor. Info: Audrey Brooks: 914.582.7816. YTAyoga.com.

Monthly Hearth Healing Circle – 5:30-7pm. With Melanie Ryan, SRMP. Monthly Shamanic Reiki Healing Circle. Proceeds support non-profit projects working to preserve world-wide indigenous shamanic healing practices. $20 suggested. Drop-in. Mt Kisco. 914.864.0462. Center4Healing.net.

Women’s Full Moon Circle – 7-8:30pm. A non-denominational monthly gathering for women. Draw in the powerful energies of the full moon. $10. DG Sanctuary. 2 Lagrange Ave, Poughkeepsie. 845.473.2206. DreamingGoddess.com.

SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 13

Fundamentals of Reflexology – 9am-5pm. With Susan Raskin RN. Approved by NCBTMB for 8 NY State Sponsored CEs. Learn practical skills to safely practice reflexology. For LMTs and licensed healthcare providers. Registration: $225. Mt Kisco. 914.864.0462. Center4Healing.net.

Paws on Pillow: Outreach Program – 10:30-11:30am.Volunteers needed to make beds and toys for the comfort of our dogs and cats in Westchester Animal Shelters or donate items. See website for details. Wainwright House, Rye. Wainwright.org.

Monthly Manifesting – 12:30-2pm. With Carla Blaha. $40. Synchronicity, 1511 Rte 22 Brewster. RSVP: 845.363.1765. SynchronicityNY.com.

Ayurveda, Diet and Nutrition: Achieving Balance and Harmony – 1-3pm. Free lecture. Light refreshments will be served. Dr. Kaushik’s Ayurvedic and Naturopathic Clinic, 6 Yellow Monkey Village, 792 Rte 35, Cross River. Info: 646.670.6725. DrKaushik.com.

Benefits of Aromatherapy – 5-6:30pm. Learn therapeutic benefits and how it can help relax, boost energy and mood, regulate appetite, cravings and more. $10. Hygeia Integrated Health, 3505 Hill Blvd, Ste K, Yorktown Hts. Advance registration required: 914.352.6116.

MONDAY, NOVEMBER 14

Modern Day Millionaire Event – 11/14 & 11/15. With Bob Proctor at Carnegie Hall in NYC. Info: ModernDayMillionaire.com. For a $10 discount, use discount promo code CLBOBNYC.

Nia: Barefoot Dancing Playshop – 10am-noon. With Jayne Mielo. Explore signature foot and base moves. Learn a bit of anatomy, foot care and relaxation tips. $32/$35. Wainwright House, Rye. 914.967.6080. Wainwright.org.

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 16

StarVisions Healing Circle – 7pm. With Anne Bentzen, Reiki Master. Stress reduction and health enhancement achieved through deep relaxation. Experience natural healing. Max 18. $20. Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 236 S Bedford Rd, Mt Kisco. Preregistration required: 914.236.4503.

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 17

Young Living Essential Oil Holiday Workshop – 6-8pm. Stay balanced during the Holiday Season and truly embrace the reason for the season. Register by November 16. $10. Includes light refreshments. Info: 914.556.8258. Katonah address given at registration.

Free Intro to Qigong Workshop – 7-8:30pm. With Margaret Steele. Gentle classes. Wear loose, comfortable clothes. Classical Acupuncture & Aromatherapy is located at 25 North Division St., 2nd floor, Peekskill. Register on SteeleNeedlesAcupuncture.com.

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 18

Monthly Reiki Circle – 7-8:30pm. Relax and receive the healing of universal life force energy in a loving, supportive healing environment with caring, professional Reiki practitioners. $20 suggested. Mt Kisco. 914.864.0462. Center4Healing.net.

Shamanic Journey Circle – 7-9pm.Through rhythmic drumming in guided meditation, transcend conscious state and journey to meet the many helping spirits around us. No experience necessary. $20. DG Sanctuary. 2 Lagrange Ave, Poughkeepsie. 845.473.2206. DreamingGoddess.com.

The 72 Archangel of the Kabbalah: Discover Your Birth Angel Workshop – 7-9pm. With Shaman Elka Boren. $35. Synchronicity, 1511 Rte 22 Brewster. RSVP: 845.363.1765. Info: SynchronicityNY.com.

SATURDAY, NOVEMER 19

Protect the Righteous Qi – 9am-1pm. L Hughes, instructor. Holistic prevention of chronic illness. LES458. (5652 90) $49. Dutchess Community College, South. Register with school: 845.431.8910. SunyDutchess.edu/cfweb.

Align With Your Higher Self – 11am-12:30pm. A Channeled Guidance Session with Mary Ellen O’Brien at the Rose Healing Center in Verplanck. $30 or $25 online in advance: AwakenYourTrueEssence.com

Teaching Yoga & Mindfulness to Youth – 1-3pm Teachers, support staff and parents learn to guide kids through simple breathing techniques and yoga moves. $50. Quest Yoga Arts, 11 E Main St, Mt Kisco. Register: 914.241.9642. QuestYogaArts.com.

SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 20

Community Happening Day at Dutchess Yoga – 10am-2pm. Day of yoga, meditation, pie, coffee and tea with the community and owner Sandy Sooknanan. Dutchess Yoga, in the Lynn Building, 1575 Rte. 376 (at Angels Hill Rd), Wappingers Falls. Info: DutchessYoga.com.

Introduction to Conscious Parenting – 5-6:30pm. Learn philosophy, tools and techniques of Conscious Parenting and how it helps raising happy, healthy, confident children. $10. Hygeia Integrated Health 3505 Hill Blvd, Ste K, Yorktown Hts. Advance registration: 914.352.6116.

Restorative Workshop – 5-7pm. With Karla Diamond. Powerful practice that everyone can benefit from, regardless of age or fitness level. $35 advance. $40 door. Quest Yoga Arts, 11 E Main St, Mt Kisco. Register: 914.241.9642. QuestYogaArts.com.

MONDAY, NOVEMBER 21

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.

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 25

Faerie Friday – 1pm/Faerie Lanterns; 3pm/Faerie Journals. Season with magickal faerie energy. $15 per class. $25 for both. Faerie fans of all ages. Hands of Serenity Healing, 1129 Main St, Fishkill. Register: 845.896.1915. HandsOfSerenityHealing.com.

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 26

Serenity Saturday – Noon-6pm. Season in light and balance. Crystal Reiki sessions all day. Energy exchange. $50, half donated to families in need. Reserve space. Hands of Serenity Healing, 1129 Main St, Fishkill. Register: 845.896.1915. HandsOfSerenityHealing.com.

SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 27

Psychic Sunday – Noon-6pm. Day of insight and healing with our readers. $25, half donated to families in need. Hands of Serenity Healing, 1129 Main St, Fishkill. Register: 845.896.1915. HandsOfSerenityHealing.com.

MONDAY, NOVEMBER 28

Slow Medicine for Men: A Men’s Group – Group provides the opportunity for men to awaken, while cultivating deep and meaningful relationships with other conscious men. $30. 501 Guard Hill Rd, Bedford. 914.218.3113. SlowMedicine.org.

TUESDAY, NOVEMBR 29

Slow Medicine Family Healing – This program incorporates a whole systems approach, supporting and nourishing the entire family in all aspects of the life together within the home. 501 Guard Hill Rd, Bedford. Info/details: 914.218.3113. SlowMedicine.org.

Roland Comtois – 6-8:30pm. Internationally renowned medium and spirit guide delivers channeled messages for the soul and famous Purple Papers offer eternal love, hope and healing. $80. Bedford Presbyterian Church, Village Green, Bedford. 914.236.4503. Register StarVisionsCommunity.org.

New Moon Gatherings – 7-8:30pm. With Pamela Cucinell. Weaving together mythological stories, color, sound and guided meditation. Focus on goals and carefully seed one’s potential $32/$35. Wainwright House, Rye. 914.967.6080. Wainwright.org.

Slow Medicine for Couples – 7-9pm. Through the principles of Slow Medicine, learn the keys to a successful relationship and how to incorporate that into daily life. $50 per couple. 501 Guard Hill Rd, Bedford. 914.218.3113. SlowMedicine.org.

WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 7

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.

 

 

 

Natural Awakenings Calendar Listings for October, 2016 in Westchester, Putnam and Dutchess, NY

cover-oct16-225The following events appear in Natural Awakenings – Westchester, Putnam, Dutchess NY, October 2016 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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SATURDAY, OCTOBER 1

Anatomy Trains for Movement Specialists – Oct 1 & 2. 9am-5pm/Sat; 8am-4pm/Sun. With Laurice Nemetz. Movement, Stability, coordination, understanding fascia, myofascial meridians, connective tissue “BodyRead” posture and movement etc. $400. Wainwright House, Rye. 914.967.6080. Wainwright.org.

Taste The Fall! – 10am-2pm. Saturdays in OctLocal artisan vendors provide tastings and foods for sale. Hilltop Hanover Farm & Environmental Center, 1271 Hanover St, Yorktown Heights. Info: 914.962.2368. HilltopHanoverFarm.org.

Mediumship Circle – 10-11:30am.With Joann Fiallo. $35. Synchronicity, 1511 Rte 22, Brewster. Info/RSVP: 845.363.1765. SynchronicityNY.com.

New Moon Meditation – 5-6pm. With Amy Benesch by Donation. Synchronicity, 1511 Rte 22, Brewster. Info/RSVP: 845.363.1765. SynchronicityNY.com.

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 2

Annual Support-A-Walk – Three-mile walkathon to help those living with breast and ovarian cancer. Proceeds help fund free programs and services for people affected by these cancers. All welcome. FDR Park, Yorktown Hts. 914.962.6402. SupportConnection.org.

Monthly Manifesting – 12:30-2pm.With Carla Blaha. $40. Synchronicity, 1511 Rte 22, Brewster. Info/RSVP: 845.363.1765. SynchronicityNY.com.

Restorative Yoga and CBT – 2-5pm. With Soledad. Workshop will introduce the fundamentals of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and Restorative Yoga. $50. Quest Yoga Arts. 11 E Main St, Mt Kisco. Preregister: 914.241.9642. QuestYogaArts.com.

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 5

Mindfulness and Meditation Bootcamp – 6 Wednesdays (no class Oct 12) 11am-12:30pm.  With Jodi Baretz. Learn to respond rather and react, gain clarity and attain more joy, peace and fulfillment in life. The Center for Health & Healing, 4 Smith Ave, Mt. Kisco. $375. Info: 917.974.9446.

Reiki Circle – 7pm. Open to all who have had at least a Level I attunement. Meet with other Reiki practitioners and share Reiki energy. $10 donation. Hands of Serenity Healing, 1129 Main St, Fishkill. Register: 845.896.1915. HandsOfSerenityHealing.com.

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.

Shamanic Dreaming: Journeying to the Animal Guardians – 7-9:30pm. Connect with one’s animal guardian. Learn how to heal and reclaim lost energy. Shamanic group journey $36/$40. Wainwright House, Rye. 914.967.6080. Wainwright.org.

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 6

Natural Tones Meditation – 7-7:45pm. 10-week course. Meditation based on The Yoga of Sound. According to ancient sound healing, harmonic overtones bring about a shift in consciousness promoting wellbeing. $15/per week. Wainwright House, Rye. 914.967.6080. Wainwright.org.

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 7

Shapeshifting for Happiness – 6:30-8:30pm. With Alexandrea L’Clere. $35. Synchronicity, 1511 Rte 22, Brewster. Info/RSVP: 845.363.1765. SynchronicityNY.com.

Unwind Workshop – 6:30-8pm. We will “roll” stiff, tired muscles in patterned sequences to help one’s entire skeleton decompress as muscles unwind. $20. SkyBaby Yoga, 75 Main St, Cold Spg. 845.265.4444. SkyBabyYoga.com.

This is Spinal Zap a Group Karmic Release – 7-8:30pm. With Brett Bevell, international Reiki master and energy healer. Relax, lie down, and receive care from the Universe. $30 preregistration. $35 door. Mt Kisco. Center4Healing.net.

The Healing Art of Yoga Nidra – 7-9pm. With Amy Pearce-Hayden. Relaxation and the Art of Deep Relaxation can be some of the most beneficial work in yoga one can do for healing. $35. Inner Balance studio, 1072 Rt. 311, Patterson. Preregister: 845.878.7800. innerbalancestudio.org.

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 8

Vinyasa, Meet: Alignment, Alignment, Meet: Vinyasa – 9-11am. With Amy Pearce-Hayden. Let the worlds collide. It’s time to play, explore, ground, and flow—in no order of importance. $30. Inner Balance studio, 1072 Rt. 311, Patterson. Preregister: 845.878.7800. innerbalancestudio.org.

Soul Level Animal Communication Readings – 10am-3pm. With Anne Quick. $60 Synchronicity, 1511 Rte 22, Brewster. Info/RSVP: 845.363.1765. SynchronicityNY.com.

Working with the Subtle Systems: Chakras and The Emotional Body – 11:30am-2pm. With Amy Pearce-Hayden.  Knowing the Self – uncover the SEVEN aspects of the Self. $40. Inner Balance studio, 1072 Rt. 311, Patterson. Preregister: 845.878.7800. innerbalancestudio.org.

RCYS Certification for Teaching Yoga to Children & Teens – Oct 8 & 9. 12:30-6:30pm. Four-weekend modules, plus integrative work. Modules can be taken independently. $1695/$1795. Wainwright House, Rye. 914.967.6080. Wainwright.org.

Handcrafted Yoga – 1:30-4:30pm. With Al Bingham. Hosted by Yoga Teachers Association. Learn to individualize movement, breath and rest practices to reveal state of yoga within each practitioner. The Yoga Studio, Club Fit, Briarcliff Manor. Register/pricing options: 914.582.7816. YTAYoga.com.

Reiki Healing Circle – 3-5pm. Hosted by Gail Christie, Reiki master. Release stress, regain peace and inner joy. No prior experience. $20 suggested. Stern Wellness Center, 20 N Salem Rd, behind DeCicco’s market, Cross River. RSVP: 914.763.8000. SternWellnessCenter.com.

Animals are Teachers Class – 4-5:30pm.With Anne Quick. $20. Synchronicity, 1511 Rte 22, Brewster. Info/RSVP: 845.363.1765. SynchronicityNY.com.

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 9

Befriend Your Life’s Path to Live with Purpose and Ease – 11:30am-1pm. With Amy Pearce-Hayden. Workshop explores how to view obstacles as signs on the map for correct and better direction. $30. Inner Balance studio, 1072 Rt. 311, Patterson. Preregister: 845.878.7800. innerbalancestudio.org.

Ayurveda, Digestion and the Immune System – 1-3pm. Dr. Kaushik’s Ayurvedic and Naturopathic Clinic will hold a free lecture. Light refreshments will be served. Yellow Monkey Village, 792 Rte 35, Cross River. Dr. Kaushik: 646.672.6725. drkaushik.com

The Mind Lab Thought Experiments: Change Your Thoughts Change Your Life – 1-4pm. With Psychic Joan Carra. Analyze thoughts and beliefs creating new ones with visualization, hypnotic suggestion and EFT. Wainwright House, 260 Stuyvesant Ave, Rye. Info: 914.967.6080. Wainwright.org.

Drumming Circle – 3:30-5pm.With Amy Benesch $20. Synchronicity, 1511 Rte 22, Brewster. Info/RSVP: 845.363.1765. SynchronicityNY.com.

MONDAY, OCTOBER 10

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, OCTOBER 12

Smart Phone. Smart Posture – 5:30 & 7pm. Introductory talk on the Alexander Technique. Learn useful tips for better body awareness and smart moves while using phone. $25. Quest Yoga Arts, Mt Kisco. Register, Karla Booth: 914.649.9565.

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 14

The 72 Archangel of the Kabbalah Workshop – 7-9pm. With Shaman, Elka Boren $35. Synchronicity, 1511 Rte 22, Brewster. Info/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. 914.793.2600. TheTemperanceCenter.com.

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 15

2nd Annual Health & Wellness EXPO –11am-4pm. 100.7 WHUD, 107.1 PEAK at the Jefferson Valley mall, Yorktown Heights. Info: whud.com/health.

Putnam Valley’s 7th Annual Psychic Fair – 11am-4pm. German American Social Club, 11 Kramers Pond Rd, Putnam Valley. Readers and vendors of all types. Free admission. Info: apracticalpsychic.com.

Soul Play – 11:30am- 4:30pm. Monthly gathering to nurture one’s spirit. $75 register by Tues Oct 11.At a Retreat House, Cold Spring. Info: AwakenYourTrueEssence.com.

Odds & Ends Indian Cooking Class – 2-4pm. Join celebrated Indian Chef Rinku Bhattachara. Learn to use bits and pieces of harvest to created beautiful well-seasoned Indian soul Food. $35. Register: 914.962.2368.  Hilltop Hanover Farm & Environmental Center, Yorktown Heights.

Katonah SPACE Free Vision of Hope Healing Circle – 2-5pm. For those with life threatening illness, their caregivers and family members. Up to twenty NY/CT Reiki practitioners offer group healing on First come, first serve basis.  Fellowship Hall Bldg, Katonah Methodist Church, 44 Edgemont Avenue, Katonah. Info: 914.588.4079. starvisionscommunity.org.

Awakening To Mediumship – 6-7:30pm. With Elka Boren $35. Synchronicity, 1511 Rte 22, Brewster. Info/RSVP: 845.363.1765. SynchronicityNY.com.

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 16

Radical Aliveness – Oct 16-21. With Ann Bradney. Discover a bold new approach to fearlessly be one’s true self and love it. Omega Institute, 150 Lake Dr, Rhinebeck. 877.944.2002. eOmega.org.

Shamanic Reiki Healing – Oct 16-21. With Llyn Roberts and Stacey Gibbons. Learn to master Shamanic Reiki healing skills in this professional practitioner training. Omega Institute, 150 Lake Dr, Rhinebeck. 877.944.2002. eOmega.org.

Full Day Meditation Retreat – 10:30am-4:30pm. With Melanie Ryan. Learn to settle the busy mind and gain mental stability, strengthen, and clarity. Sitting and walking meditations. No experience necessary. $150. BYO bag lunch. Mt Kisco. Center4Healing.net.

Structural Yoga Remedies – 1-5pm. With Lee Albert, NMT. Learn specific yoga postures so ailments such as back pain, neck pain and more can melt away. Quest Yoga Arts. 11 E Main St, Mt Kisco. Register/fee info: 914.241.9642. QuestYogaArts.com.

Healing Circle with the Fairies: Build a Fairy Garden – 5-7pm.With Elka Boren. $35. Synchronicity, 1511 Rte 22, Brewster. Info/RSVP: 845.363.1765. SynchronicityNY.com.

MONDAY, OCTOBER 17

Introduction to the Alexander Technique – Oct 17-Nov 21. With Karla Booth Diamond. Learn postural integration and skills to apply it in daily activity to move with greater ease. Chappaqua Continuing Education. $150 six-weeks. Chappaqua.K12.NY.com. Register under self-help.

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 18

Essential Oils 101 – 6-7pm. Learn about Essential Oils. Free beginner’s workshop on plant-based solutions. Stern Wellness Center, 20 N Salem Rd, behind DeCicco’s market, Cross River. RSVP: 914.763.8000. SternWellnessCenter.com.

Young Living Essential Fall Workshop: Support your Immune System – 6-8pm, Thieves Essential Oil Blend provides safe and effective alternative uses in the home. Register by Oct 15 to receive a free gift. $10 includes light refreshments. Katonah. Register: 914.556.8258.

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

The Perfect Storm Lecture by Dr. Seth Pearl – 7:30pm. Discover the factors that could lead to Autism, ADHD, Sensory Processing Disorders, and Special Needs and what can be done about it.  Optimal Health at Larchmont Wellness, 2179 Boston Post Rd, Larchmont. RSVP: Kim 914.777.3200; drsethpearl.com.

WEDNESDAY,OCTOBER 19

Farm-to-Table to honor Brett Alcaro –  6-10pm. The evening includes delicious seasonal tapas “small” dishes/tastings from local chefs and restaurants, paired with artisanal beer and wine.  Proceeds go to Brett Alcaro Farmer Scholarship fund and the Alcaro family. $75. Info: 914.962.2368.

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 21

A Buddhist Approach to Compassion Resilience – Oct 21-23. With Dzogchen Ponlop Rinpoche, David Kaczynski and Michaela Haas. Find strength and capacity to build bridges of healing in the world. Omega Institute, 150 Lake Dr, Rhinebeck. 877.944.2002. eOmega.org.

Playing the Matrix – Oct 21-23. With Mike Dooley. Gain insight and skills to create major life changes through the power of manifestation. Omega Institute, 150 Lake Dr, Rhinebeck. 877.944.2002. eOmega.org.

The Full Scope of Yoga – Oct 21-23. With Colleen Saidman and Rodney Yee. Explore yoga as a spiritual and physical journey with two of nation’s most respected yoga teachers. Omega Institute, 150 Lake Dr, Rhinebeck. 877.944.2002. eOmega.org.

Community Reiki Circle – 7-8:45pm. With Beryl Hay and Deborah Fusco-Amjadi. Reiki a Natural Healing System. Circle brings together like-minded souls to share in collective consciousness using Reiki energy. Monthly. $20 suggested price. Mt Kisco. Center4Healing.net.

Shamanic Journey Circle – 7-9pm. Through rhythmic drumming in guided meditation, transcend conscious state and journey to meet the many helping spirits around. No experience necessary. $20. DG Sanctuary. 2 Lagrange Ave, Poughkeepsie. 845.473.2206. DreamingGoddess.com.

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 22

Square Dance and Dinner – 4:30-7pm. Good ole fashion family fun! Live music with Liz Spade Square Dance Caller. Bring a picnic dinner and join in for desserts, drinks (cash bar). $10/adults, $5/children. Hilltop Hanover Farm & Environmental Center, 1271 Hanover St, Yorktown Heights. HilltopHanoverFarm.org. Register: 914.962.2368.

Hearth Healing Circle – 5:30-7pm. With Melanie Ryan. Spiritual home where we come together in community to connect with heart and earth. 70% proceeds go to eomec.org to preserve teachings of indigenous shamans. $20. Mt Kisco. Center4Healing.net.

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 23

Higher Self Connecting Circle – Oct 23, Nov 6, 20 and Dec 4. 11am-1pm. Two-mos program. Shift vibration and align with higher self. Includes four group meetings and four individual coaching sessions. At a Retreat House, Cold Spg. AwakenYourTrueEssence.com.

The Power of Ritual Workshop – Noon-2pm.With Angela Pizzarella. $40. Synchronicity, 1511 Rte 22, Brewster. Info/RSVP: 845.363.1765. SynchronicityNY.com.

Tarot for Beginners – 12:30-3:30pm. Six month series exploring the Tarot, discovering and deepening intuition. No experience necessary. $270 if paid in full. Preregistration required. DG Sanctuary. 2 Lagrange Ave, Poughkeepsie. 845.473.2206. Info: DreamingGoddess.com.

A Candle to Light the Way – 1-5pm. Create candles to keep that light burning and keep our homes illuminated. $30. Hands of Serenity Healing, 1129 Main St, Fishkill. Register: 845.896.1915. HandsOfSerenityHealing.com.

Restorative Workshop – 5-7pm. With Karla Booth Diamond. Powerful practice everyone can benefit from, regardless of age or fitness level. $25 preregistered. $30 day of. Quest Yoga Arts. 11 E Main St, Mt Kisco. Register: 914.241.9642. QuestYogaArts.com.

Women’s Stitch Ministry – 6pm. Creating healing shawls being donated to local nursing homes, shelters and hospitals. Beginner-experienced yarn workers welcome. BYO crochet/knitting supplies. Free. Hands of Serenity Healing, 1129 Main St, Fishkill. Register: 845.896.1915. HandsOfSerenityHealing.com.

MONDAY, OCTOBER 24

The Perfect Storm Lecture by Dr. Seth Pearl – 6pm. Discover the factors that could lead to Autism, ADHD, Sensory Processing Disorders, and Special Needs and what can be done about it. Mamaroneck Library, 136 Prospect Ave. RSVP: Kim 914.777.3200; drsethpearl.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.

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 25

Herbal Magic Gathering – 6:30-7:30pm. Monthly hour lecture and mini workshop working with a specific herb, discussion of properties, uses and often basic how-to’s. Free. Dreaming Goddess, 44 Raymond Ave, Poughkeepsie. 845.473.2206. DreamingGoddess.com.

Learn to Take Control of the Gift of ADHD:  Understanding and Managing the Ferrari Brain – With Dr. Seth Pearl.  6:30pm. Modulate and shift the nervous system and develop a plan to help access natural gift inside. Office of Barger and Gaines, 30 South Broadway, Irvington.  RSVP: Kim 914.777.3200; drsethpearl.com.

What Is Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine – 7:30pm. Learn how OMM alleviates pain, helps avoid surgery and more. Dr. Katherine Scoville, DO provides gentle, powerful hands-on treatment restoring full body alignment. Rye Free Reading Room, 1061 Boston Post Rd. HolisticMoms.org.

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 26

Channeling from the Elohim of Light – 7-9pm. StarVisions hosts sound healer and professional channel Carol Essig. Each person will receive a personal message. $40 Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 236 South Bedford Rd., Mt. Kisco. Register:  starvisionscommunity.org. 914.236.4503.

ADD Just Doesn’t Add Up – 7-9pm. Is it really a short attention span? Learn 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.

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 28

Mediumship Circle – 7-8:30pm.With Carla Blaha. $40. Synchronicity, 1511 Rte 22, Brewster. 845.363.1765. Info/RSVP: 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 29

Soups and Stews Indian Style – 2-4pm. With Indian Chef  Rinku Bhattachara. Learn how to turn your favorite foods into delicious stews. Register: $35. Info: 914.962.2368. HilltopHanoverFarm.org.  Hilltop Hanover Farm & Environmental Center, 1271 Hanover St, Yorktown Heights.

Yin Yoga Nidra Essential Oils Workshop with Live Music – 4-6pm. Yin Yoga, Yoga Nidra, essential oils and live music to calm mind, body and spirit and reducing stress.$35. Quest Yoga Arts 11 E. Main St. Mt. Kisco. Register: questyogaarts.com or 914.241.9642.

Kirtan: Fall Celebration – 6-7:15pm. With Tejase, Acoustic guitar, bass, percussion, and harmonium. $15. The Temperance Center, 453 White Plains Rd, Ste 203, Eastchester. RSVP: 914.793.2600. TheTemperanceCenter.com.

Samhain Ritual – 7pm. Travel together upon the wheel into time of darkness. Hearing her call to begin spiraling within—deep within the time of personal reflection. $10. UU Fellowship. 67 S Randolph Ave, Poughkeepsie. 845.473.2206. DreamingGoddess.com.

New Moon Kiran – 7-8:30pm. With Sita’s Light. Community gathering of powerful new moon energy, soulful music, and sacred chanting. Experience sacred sounds that clear the mind and heart. $25. Mt Kisco. Center4Healing.net.

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 30

Level 1 Training – 11am-3pm.With Healer and Author Brett Bevell Magical Awakening. $200. Synchronicity, 1511 Rte 22, Brewster. Info/RSVP: 845.363.1765. SynchronicityNY.com.

Costume Halloween Party: Downtown Bedford Hills – Noon-6pm. Music, fun, games and prizes. All ages. No charge. Dress to impress. Sponsored by Custom Candles. 46 Depot Plaza, Bedford Hills NY Train Station. Info: 914.218.8357.

Halloween Family Yoga – 12:30-1:30pm. With Denise Nobile. Class with age appropriate yoga poses, movement games, breathing and relaxation. Ages 4-12 accompanied by adult. Quest Yoga Arts. 11 E Main St, Mt Kisco. Preregister/fee info: 914.241.9642. QuestYogaArts.com.

New Moon Meditation – 4-5pm. With Amy Benesch. By donation. Synchronicity, 1511 Rte 22, Brewster. 845.363.1765. SynchronicityNY.com.

Introduction to Biofeedback – 5-6:30pm. Learn how biofeedback helps students with performance anxiety, improving focus and concentration in schoolwork, exams, and sports. Free. Hygeia Integrated Health, 3505 Hill Blvd, Ste K, Yorktown Hts. Register: 914.352.6116.

Introduction to Community Acupuncture and Meditation – 5-6:30pm. Discussion and demonstration on benefits of acupuncture for stress reduction, digestive issues and more. $30. Hygeia Integrated Health 3505 Hill Blvd, Ste K Yorktown Hts. Advance registration: 914.352.6116.

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 4

AHIMSA Yoga and Music Festival – Nov 4-6. 6pm/Fri-6pm/Sun. Celebrating yoga and music while promoting traditional and emerging yoga styles. 70 classes by over 40 teachers, plus 10 musical acts. Hunter Mountain, 64 Klein Ave, Hunter. Tickets/info: AhimsaYogaFestival.com.

SATURDAY, NOVEMER 5

Fishkill Cares for Cats – 12-4:30pm – Community day. Feline drop off for services (by appointment only) 7:15-8:15am, pick up 4-4:30pm. Parish house of Trinity Episcopal Church, 5 Elm St in Fishkill. Info: soundearth.com/fishkillcares, or Althea 845.705.5020.

Basic Jin Shin Do Bodymind Acupresssure Class – Nov 5, 6, 12, 13 19. 9am-6pm. Learn 55 acu-points, Strange Flows, Qi Kung routine and more. 40 CEs for LMTs. Class for professionals. Westchester Community College/Continuing Education. Register: 914.606.6830. Info: AvrasWay.MassageTherapy.com.

Sunday, November 6

Shamanic Energy Healing – 10am-5pm. With Jonathan Hammond. Experiential, heart-centered workshop, learn fundamental practices of shamanic energy healing, including meditations, journeys and hands-on techniques. Info: 914.864.0462. Center4Healing.net.

 

 

Natural Awakenings Calendar Listings for September, 2016 in Westchester, Putnam and Dutchess, NY

Cover---Sept16-225The following events appear in Natural Awakenings – Westchester, Putnam, Dutchess NY, September 2016 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.

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 1

James Pulley Art Exhibit – Sept 1-30. The Columbus Framing Gallery is exhibiting the paintings of intuitive healer and artist James Pulley. Contact James at 914.356.6830. Gallery is located at 24 Columbus Ave., Tuckahoe.

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 3

Reiki Master Class – Sept 3 and 4. 10am-4pm. With Reiki Master Marcus Feighery. $675. Synchronicity, 1511 Rte 22 Brewster. RSVP: 845.363.1765. SynchronicityNY.com.

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 4

Dharma Sunday School – 12:30-2pm. Explore concepts like kindness, compassion and gratitude. Ages 5 and up. SkyBaby Yoga Studio, 75 Main St, Cold Spg. 845.265.4444. By donation: SkyBabyYoga.com.

Open Dance Party – 2:30-4:30pm. All ages. DJ provides the beats and vibrations to set us on a journey of self-expression. $10. SkyBaby Yoga, 75 Main St, Cold Spg. 845.265.4444. SkyBabyYoga.com.

TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 6

Intro to MELT: The MELT Method – 5:30-6:30pm. Designed to eliminate chronic pain, stiffness, headaches, insomnia and digestive issues and more. Space limited. Preregistration required. $10 intro class. Riverstone Yoga, 2 Hudson View Way. 914.332.9642. RiverstoneYoga.com/Events.

Six Dynamics of Health and Longevity – 7-8pm. The Town of Southeast Cultural Arts, Sophia Natural Health Center will present on nutrition, exercise and more. Free. Studio Around the Corner, 67 Main St, Ste 101, Brewster. Info: 845.363.8330. oththeater.org.

Support Group for Elder Caregivers – Sept 6-Nov 29. 7-9pm. Led by Grace Cognetta, RN. Every other Tues. Elder Care Connection, 336 Rte. 202, Ste. 3, Somers. Register: 914.669.5200. ElderlyManagement.com.

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 8

Reiki II – 11am-6pm. Learn Reiki symbols, chakra balancing, history taking and client confidentiality. Experience a guided meditation with Reiki symbols. Reiki I prerequisite. $140. Hands of Serenity Healing, 1129 Main St, Fishkill. Register: 845.896.1915. HandsOfSerenityHealing.com.

Salty Yoga Class – 11:30am. All levels. Unique and beneficial class combines the benefits of dry salt therapy and yoga. $35 advanced. $40 same-day. Breathe Salt Rooms, 200 Katonah Ave, 2nd Flr, Katonah. Info: 914.232.5600. BreatheSaltRooms.com.

Restorative Yoga for Deep Relaxation – 7-8:30pm. Meditation with instruction Sept 15. Reiki Circle, all levels, Sept 29. Exchange: one class pass, purchase online. $20 walk-in. Sacred Spirit Yoga and Healing Arts Center, 343 Broadway, Dobbs Ferry. SacredSpiritYogaCenter.org.

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 9

200-hour Teacher Training at Tovami Yoga – Lila Tandava Teacher Training at Tovami Yoga with Colleen Breeckner, Laurice Nemetz and Christopher Tompkins. Tovami Yoga, 112 West Boston Post Rd. at Mamaroneck Avenue in Mamaroneck. Info: 914.618.4887. TovamiYoga.com.

Meditation Training – On certain weekends Sept. through Nov. Boston Buddha’s meditation training and support to deepen the power to shape one’s mind, experience and more. Space limited. Riverstone Yoga, 2 Hudson View Way. 914.332.9642. RiverstoneYoga.com/Events.

One Light Healing Touch School – Enroll now. School meets Sept-March. Karen Ransom and Sharon Johnston co-teach 18-day school. Learn advanced energy healing techniques for healing oneself and others. 50 NCBTMB CEUs. Rhinebeck. Register, Karen: 914.489.3559. RhinebeckBowenWork.com.

One Spirit Medicine – Sept 9-11. With Alberto Villoldo. Learn how to wire one’s brain for bliss with what the shamans call One Spirit Medicine. Omega Institute, 150 Lake Dr, Rhinebeck. 877.944.2002. eOmega.org.

The Power of Forgiveness – Sept 9-11. With Panache Desai and J. Ivy. Break the cycle of pain, harness the power of forgiveness and move into a place of limitless possibility. Omega Institute, 150 Lake Dr, Rhinebeck. 877.944.2002. eOmega.org.

Open House: RYT-200 Hr Yoga Training Overview – 7-8:30pm. Come meet the teachers, learn about the curriculum. Free. Wainwright House 260 Stuyvesant Ave, Rye. 914.967.6080. Wainwright.org.

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 10

Spiritual Healing Training: Enrollment – Sept 10-Dec. With Eileen O’Hare, legacy carrier. Training: 2nd Sat for 12 months. Mesayok Medicine Spiral 12 Deep personal and planetary healing Spiritual community and loving support. Beacon. Info, Eileen O’Hare: 845.831.5790. BlisSingchant.com.

Intro to Yoga – 8:30-9:30am. Guided through breathing, core postures and the flow that links all these elements together. Every Sat for four weeks. Quest Yoga Arts, Mt Kisco. Preregister/pricing info: 914.241.9642. QuestYogaArts.com.

Second Saturday Divorce Workshop – 9-11:30am. Workshop will address the legal, financial and personal issues of divorce in a logical and compassionate manner. $45. Register: SecondSaturdayWestchester.com.

Grand Opening Ayurvedic Clinic – 11am-3pm. Tour, demo of Ayurvedic techniques, sampling of Ayurvedic healing foods and raffle. Dr. Kaushik’s Ayurvedic and Naturopathic Clinic, 6 Yellow Monkey Village, 792 Rte 35, Cross River. Info: 646.670.6725. DrKaushik.com.

Magical Awakenings Level 1 Healing – 11:30am-3:30pm. With Teacher and Author Brett Bevell. $200. Synchronicity, 1511 Rte 22, Brewster. RSVP: 845.363.1765. SynchronicityNY.com.

Soul Play Saturday – 11:30am-4:30pm. Monthly gathering to nurture one’s spirit at a retreat house. Online options for a full weekend retreat. $75 register by Tues, Sept 6. Future Soul Play: Sat Oct 15. Cold Spg. AwakenYourTrueEssence.com.

Double Lecture Series: Eating Disorder Awareness and Identification and Marriage Maintenance and Harmony – 1-3pm. Wine and cheese will be served. Free. Hosted by Sirona Therapy Spa. Preregister: SironaTherapySpa.com.

Trauma-Informed Yoga – 1:30-4:30pm. With Anneke Lucas. Discover how to heal all kinds of trauma. $45 members. $65 nonmembers in advance. The Yoga Studio, Club Fit, 584 N State Rd, Briarcliff Manor. Info: Audrey Brooks: 914.582.7816. YTAyoga.com.

Music Relaxation Workshop – 2:15-3:30pm. Limited space, reserve space. Hosted by Sing Out International, 2013 Crompond Rd, Yorktown Hts. RSVP: 914.962.1155. hwahealthy.com.

Journey Dance and Workshop – 2:30-5:30pm and 7-8:30pm.With Toni Bergins. Participants guided on a ritual journey of physical and emotional transformation. $85 workshop. $45 evening dance. The Center for Health and Healing, Mt Kisco. 914.864.0462. Center4Healing.net.

Monthly Manifesting – 4:30-6pm.With Carla Blaha. $40. Synchronicity, 1511 Rte 22, Brewster. RSVP: 845.363.1765. SynchronicityNY.com.

Seasonal Supper with Hayfields Market – 6-9pm. Farm-to-table dinner with musical performances by Grace McLean and Brittain Ashford. $150/ early tickets: $125. SPACE on Ryder Farm, 406 Starr Ridge Rd Brewster. Info: spaceonryderfarm.org/events.

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 11

Pre-Natal Yoga – 9-10:15am. Strengthen and open, cultivating breath awareness and mind-body unity through yoga poses modified for the pregnant body. $100 four weeks. Quest Yoga Arts, Mt Kisco. Register/info: 914.241.9642. Email before first class: Info@QuestYogaArts.com.

Slow Medicine Café – 10am-noon. Farm to table Sunday brunch at SunRaven: The Home of Slow Medicine, a tranquil healing environment. $25. 501 Guard Hill Rd, Bedford. 914.218.3113. SlowMedicine.org.

Yoga for Peace: Reflection & Remembrance – 1-5pm. With special guest Sita’s Light Kirtan. An afternoon of practice and meditation. $25/$30. Wainwright House 260 Stuyvesant Ave, Rye. 914.967.6080. Wainwright.org.

Yoga Teacher Training Open House – 3-5pm. 200 hour Yoga Teacher Training information event at Nueva Alma Yoga and Wellness. Bring a friend. Part-time (evening and Weekend format) begins October 1. 799 McLean Ave, Yonkers. Info: 914.294.0606. NuevaAlma.com.

BlisSing Ecstatic Chant and Potluck Supper – 6-8pm. BlisSing is inspired by the ancient tradition of call and response chanting, known as “a shortcut to bliss.” All welcome. 27 Travis Corners Rd, Garrison. Info, Eileen O’Hare: BlisSingchant.com.

MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 12

Sunrise Yoga: Monday’s on the Lawn – 6:15-7:15am. With Julia. Breathtaking water views. Wainwright House 260 Stuyvesant Ave, Rye. 914.967.6080. Wainwright.org.

Slow Medicine for Men – 7pm. Cultivating deep and meaningful relationships with other conscious men. $30. 501 Guard Hill Rd, Bedford. 914.218.3113. SlowMedicine.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. TheTemperanceCenter.com.

TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 13

Yoga/Creative Play – Sept 13 and 20, Oct 4, 11, 18 and 25. Grades 1-5. Children will balance, believe and create through yoga, mindfulness, art and theater. $120. SkyBaby Yoga, 75 Main St, Cold Spg. 845.265.4444. Details/class format: SkyBabyYoga.com.

Intro to Reiki – 10am-noon. With Regina DeCarlo, RMT. Westchester Community College Continuing Ed. $20. Register: 914.606.6830. Info, Regina: 917.593.5707. ReginaDecarlo.com.

Salty Yoga Class – 6pm. All levels. Unique and beneficial class combines the benefits of dry salt therapy and yoga. $35 advanced. $40 same-day. Breathe Salt Rooms, 50 Livingstone Ave, 4th Flr, Dobbs Ferry. Info: 914.591.2600. BreatheSaltRooms.com.

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

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 14

Vision & Success in School – 7-9pm. Discover tools to identify children having trouble learning. Vision problems keep children from reaching their potential. Free. Dr. Samantha Slotnick, 495 Central Park Ave, Ste 301, Scarsdale. RSVP, Jane: 914.874.1177. DrSlotnick.com.

Message Circle – 7:30-9pm. With Intuitive Medium Carla Blaha. An open mind and heart is all that is needed to believe. A night of healing messages from the “otherside.” $40. Soulauras, 520 N State Rd, Briarcliff. 914.941.2400. Soulauras.com.

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 15

NY Unit of the Herb Society of America presents 68th Annual Herb Fair – 11am-2pm. Book raffle, traditional lovage soup, gourmet foods, baked goods and more. Free admission. John Jay Homestead, 400 Rte 22, Katonah. Info: JohnJayHomestead.org.

Salty Yoga Class – 5pm. All levels. Unique and beneficial class combines the benefits of dry salt therapy and yoga. $35 advanced. $40 same day. Breathe Salt Rooms, 200 Katonah Ave, 2nd Flr, Katonah. Info: 914.232.5600. BreatheSaltRooms.com.

Meditation with Instruction – 7-8:30pm. Rotating special offerings. Reiki Circle, those new to Reiki and all levels Sept 29. Exchange: one class pass, purchase online. $20 walk-in. Sacred Spirit Yoga and Healing Arts Center, 343 Broadway, Dobbs Ferry. SacredSpiritYogaCenter.org.

Saint and Angels, Stars and Ancestors Sound Healing – 7-9pm. With Eileen O’Hare, mystic, channel. Connect with celestial healing currents. $20 donation. The Healing House, 11 N Cedar St, Beacon. Info, Eileen O’Hare: BlisSingchant.com.

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 16

Lessons from Oz – Sept 16-18. With Jean Houston. Explore the mythical world of Oz to discover a new sense of meaning and purpose in life. Omega Institute, 150 Lake Dr, Rhinebeck. 877.944.2002. eOmega.org.

Community Reiki Circle – 7-8:45pm. With Beryl Hay and Deborah Fusco-Amjadi. Supports body’s innate healing ability. Monthly like-minded individuals share in collective consciousness using Reiki energy. $20. The Center for Health and Healing, Mt Kisco. 914.864.0462. Center4Healing.net.

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

Intro to Essential Oils – 7-9pm. With Karine Gordineer of Green Girl Herb. Use of oils help keep people healthy and more. Make an aromatherapy inhaler. $35 supplies included. Hands of Serenity Healing, 1129 Main St, Fishkill. Register: 845.896.1915. HandsOfSerenityHealing.com.

Shamanic Journey Circle – 7-9pm. Through rhythmic drumming in guided meditation, transcend our conscious state and journey to meet the many helping spirits around us. No experience necessary. $20. DG Sanctuary. 2 Lagrange Ave, Poughkeepsie. 845.473.2206. DreamingGoddess.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, SEPTEMBER 17

Fundamentals of Self-Acupressure – 9am-6pm. Learn a 25 self-acupressure pattern plus extra points to address specific conditions. Open to general public and practitioners. 8 CEUs for LMTs and reflexologists. Westchester Community College/Continuing Education. Info, Avra Blieden: 917.923.8731. AvrasWay.MassageTherapy.com.

Reiki I – 11am-6pm. Learn history of Reiki and its uses, hand positions, scanning, chakras and more. Receive Level I attunement and full Reiki treatment. $125. Hands of Serenity Healing, 1129 Main St, Fishkill. Register: 845.896.1915. HandsOfSerenityHealing.com.

Intro to Arm Balance – 1-3pm. With Phoebe. Learn tools needed to fall and get back up. Gain strength, grace and courage to attempt acrobatic arm balances. Riverstone Yoga, 2 Hudson View Way. Pricing info: 914.332.9642. RiverstoneYoga.com/Events.

Hearth Healing Circle – 5:30-7pm. With Melanie Ryan. Connect with heart and earth by hands on healing, sharing and meditations. 70% of proceeds to Olympic Mountain EarthWisdom Circle. $20. The Center for Health and Healing, Mt Kisco. 914.864.0462. Center4Healing.net.

Women’s Full Moon Circle – 7-8:30pm. A non-denominational monthly gathering for women. Draw in the powerful energies of the full moon. $10. DG Sanctuary. 2 Lagrange Ave, Poughkeepsie. 845.473.2206. DreamingGoddess.com.

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 18

SunRaven Garden Workshop: Seed Collecting and Storing – 10am-noon. Learn fundamental skills for producing organic seed. $30. 501 Guard Hill Rd, Bedford. 914.218.3113. SlowMedicine.org.

Intro to Medical Intuition – 1-2pm. With Laura Aversano, spirit walker. All illnesses have a frequency and vibration. Learn to track origins, projections and present state of manifestation. $15. The Center for Health and Healing, Mt Kisco. 914.864.0462. Center4Healing.net.

Essential Yoga – 4-6pm. With Laura Jensen. Hip opening and back bending practice coupled with Essential Oils of peppermint, frankincense, wild orange and more. $30. Quest Yoga Arts, 11 E Main St, Mt Kisco. Preregister: 914.241.9642. QuestYogaArts.com.

Back to School with Biofeedback – 5-6:30pm. Learn how biofeedback helps students, parents and educators with stress reduction, performance anxiety and more. All welcome. Free. Hygeia Integrated Health, 3505 Hill Blvd, Ste K, Yorktown Hts. Registration required: 914.352.6116.

BlisSing Ecstatic Chant and Dance – 7-9pm. BlisSing is inspired by the ancient tradition of call and response chanting, known as “a shortcut to bliss.” All welcome. Liberation Yoga, 862 Rte 6, Mahopac. Info: Eileen O’Hare, BlisSingchant.com.

TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 20

Reiki I Workshop Part I – 9am-3pm. With Regina DeCarlo, Reiki Teacher. Learn this self-healing practice. Part II Thurs, Sept 22. $125 both days, plus $30 manual fee. Westchester Community College Continuing Ed. Register: 914.606.6830. Info, Regina: 917.593.5707. ReginaDecarlo.com.

Salty Yoga Class – 11:30am. All levels. Unique and beneficial class combines the benefits of dry salt therapy and yoga. $35 advanced. $40 same day. Breathe Salt Rooms, 200 Katonah Ave, 2nd Flr, Katonah. Info: 914.232.5600, BreatheSaltRooms.com.

Salty Yoga Class – 6pm. All levels. Unique and beneficial class combines the benefits of dry salt therapy and yoga. $35 advanced. $40 same-day. Breathe Salt Rooms, 50 Livingstone Ave, 4th Flr, Dobbs Ferry. Info: 914.591.2600. BreatheSaltRooms.com.

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 21

Fall Equinox Celebration & International Day of Peace – 7-9pm. Community drumming, dance, peace prayers peace and more. Share potluck food. BYO drum/rattle. Hosted by StarVisions and Katonah Space. Katonah Space, behind Methodist Church, 44 Edgemont Ave, Katonah.

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 22

Breathe Salt Rooms Open House – 11am-8pm. Let’s celebrate. Complimentary sessions all day. Families welcome. Salty workshop demo’s and health oriented speakers 5-8pm. 200 Katonah Ave, Katonah. RSVP: 914.232.5600. 50 Livingstone Ave, Dobbs Ferry. RSVP: 914.591.2600. Info: BreatheSaltRooms.com.

Healing Your Pain Naturally: Mind, Body & Spirit – 6:30-8:30pm. Speakers panel with Q&A managing pain naturally. Presented by Holistic Professional Alliance. $10 includes light organic refreshments. Brooklyn Organic Kitchen, Rte 6, Mahopac. RSVP: 845.628.7772.

What is Functional Medicine? – 7:30pm. With Dr. Darcy McConnell, MD of Blum Center. Different approach to standard medical health care. Hear about autoimmunity, cardio-metabolic issues and more. Rye Free Reading Room, 1061 Boston Post Rd, Rye. HolisticMoms.org.

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 23

The Peaceful Warrior’s Path of Rebirth – Sept 23-25. With Dan Millman. Learn practices to prepare for awakening with the author of the classic, Way of the Peaceful Warrior. Omega Institute, 150 Lake Dr, Rhinebeck. 877.944.2002. eOmega.org.

Movie Nite – 6-9pm. Children’s’ event. Face painting, free popcorn and fun activities. Parents may leave the building or stay for a workout. $10 per child member, $15 per child nonmember. Club Fit, 600 Bank Rd, Jefferson Valley. Laura: 914.245.4040.

Paint Nite – 6:30-8:30pm. Members and nonmembers welcome. Attendance limited to first 75 participants. Food and beverage available for purchase. $25 member. $35 nonmember. Club Fit, 600 Bank Rd, Jefferson Valley. Info, Laura: 914.245.4040.

Movie Nite – 6:30-9:30pm. Children’s’ event. Face painting, free popcorn and fun activities. Parents may leave the building or stay for a workout. $10 per child member, $15 per child nonmember. Club Fit, 584 N State Rd, Briarcliff. Melissa: 914.250.2764.

RYT-200 Training Yoga Alliance Certification: 1st Module – Sept-May. 6:30-9:30pm/Fri; 9-5:30/Sat and Sun. 10 weekends. $2895/$3095. Wainwright House 260 Stuyvesant Ave, Rye. 914.967.6080. Wainwright.org.

Mediumship Circle – 7-8:30pm. With Carla Blaha. $35. Synchronicity, 1511 Rte 22, Brewster. RSVP: 845.363.1765. SynchronicityNY.com.

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 24

Trauma Informed Yoga Training – With Elisha Simpson, founder of Crossover Yoga Project. Five-hour training for yoga teachers, social workers and clinicians. Learn to adapt tools from growing field of trauma research. Certificate upon completion. Register/pricing info: 914.241.9642. QuestYogaArts.com.

Reflexology Certification – Sept 24 & 25. Also, Nov 12 & 13. 9am-5pm. Learn how to give full hand and foot reflexology sessions from experienced instructors. $475 register before Sept 21. Western CT State Univ. Call/text: 203.837.0122. LotusGardensYoga.com.

StarVisions Hosts Crystal Bed Healings Designed by John of God – 10am-4pm. Free meditation in powerful healing current. Optional crystal bed treatments available: $80. Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 236 S Bedford Rd, Mt Kisco. Register, Abia: 914.565.5480.

Arlington Street Fair – Noon-6pm.Raymond Avenue is transformed for attendees to enjoy live entertainment, musical guests, an array of shop, restaurant and craft vendors, inflatable rides and family fun. Free admission. ArlingtonHasIt.org/Happenings/Arlington-Street-Fair.

Yoga for Labor & Delivery – 3-6pm. Couples workshop provides instruction on wide range of simple techniques to achieve calmness, reduce discomfort and facilitate the process of labor. Riverstone Yoga, 2 Hudson View Way. 914.332.9642. RiverstoneYoga.com/Events.

BlisSing Ecstatic Chant and Dance – 7-9pm. BlisSing is inspired by the ancient tradition of call and response chanting, known as “a shortcut to bliss.” All welcome. Prana Moon Yoga, 1000 Division St, the Hat Factory, Peekskill. Info, Eileen O’Hare: BlisSingchant.com.

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 25

Align With Your Higher Self – A channeled guidance session with Mary Ellen O’Brien. $30 door. $25 advance online. Rose Healing Center, Verplanck. AwakenYourTrueEssence.com.

Workshop Self-Care for Empaths – Noon-2pm. With Angela. $40. Synchronicity, 1511 Rte 22, Brewster. RSVP: 845.363.1765. SynchronicityNY.com.

The Magickal Home: Honoring the Harvest – Noon-4pm.Create a Harvest Kitchen Altar with seasonal items, candles and corn dollies. $30 includes all materials. Hands of Serenity Healing, 1129 Main St, Fishkill. Register: 845.896.1915. HandsOfSerenityHealing.com.

The International Day of Peace – 1-5pm. Afternoon of ceremony, meditation, prayer, music and guest speakers on the leading edge of the Global Peace Movement. $25/$30. Wainwright House 260 Stuyvesant Ave, Rye. 914.967.6080. Wainwright.org.

3rd Annual Westchester Yoga Mala – 3-5pm. 10 teachers lead 108 sun salutations to live music as an offering to mission of UN International Peace Day. MacEchron Waterfront Park, 100 River St, Hastings on Hudson. $25/advance or $30.  Info: 914.906.8233. StretchYoga.Me.

Fall Equinox Healing Night – 4-6pm. With Merrill Black, LCSW/Reiki Master. Yoga, Chanting, Meditation, Grounding & Self Reflection. The Temperance Center, 453 White Plains Rd, Suite 203, Eastchester. $20, half will go to charity. 914.793.2600. TheTemperanceCenter.com.

Restorative Workshop – 5-7pm. With Karla Booth Diamond. All levels/all ages. Relax and let go of “have to’s” and “shoulds” for health and well-being. $25 advance. $30 door. Quest Yoga Arts, 11 E Main St, Mt Kisco. Register: 914.241.9642. QuestYogaArts.com.

MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 26

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 27

Salty Yoga Class – 6pm. All levels. Unique and beneficial class combines the benefits of dry salt therapy and yoga. $35 advanced. $40 same day. Breathe Salt Rooms, 50 Livingstone Ave, 4th Flr, Dobbs Ferry. Info: 914.591.2600, BreatheSaltRooms.com.

Herbal Magic Gathering – 6:30-7:30pm. Monthly hour lecture and mini workshop while working with a specific herb, discussing its properties, uses and often basic how-to’s. Free. Dreaming Goddess, 44 Raymond Ave, Poughkeepsie. 845.473.2206. DreamingGoddess.com.

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 29

Salty Yoga Class – 5pm. All levels. Unique and beneficial class combines the benefits of dry salt therapy and yoga. $35 advanced. $40 same-day. Breathe Salt Rooms, 200 Katonah Ave, 2nd Flr, Katonah. Info: 914.232.5600, BreatheSaltRooms.com.

Complimentary Health and Wellness Seminar – 6-7:30pm. Disease detection and prevention.  Presented by Dr. Carl Ern, D.D.S. of Putnam Dental Associates. Hors d’oervres & beverages will be served. Clock Tower Grill, Brewster. RSVP: 855.347.7486.

Reiki Circle – 7-8:30pm. Those new to Reiki and all levels. Exchange: one class pass, purchase online. $20 walk-in. Sacred Spirit Yoga and Healing Arts Center, 343 Broadway, Dobbs Ferry. SacredSpiritYogaCenter.org.

DreamTending – 7-9pm. With Warren Falcon. Let our dreams convey to us individually and collectively as we share the gifts that the dream world provides. $30. 501 Guard Hill Rd, Bedford. 914.218.3113. SlowMedicine.org.

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 30

Secret Teachings of the Way – Sept 30-Oct 2. With Deborah King. Unlock the door to the mysterious world of energy healing and discover techniques from other realms. Omega Institute, 150 Lake Dr, Rhinebeck. 877.944.2002. eOmega.org.

New Moon Gathering – 7-8:30pm. Use the lunar cycle to realize one’s intentions. Guided meditations and ritual facilitated by astrologer Pamela Cucinell. BYO notebook. $20 members. $25 nonmembers, Wainwright House, Rye Register: 914.967.6080.

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, OCTOBER 2

Annual Support-A-Walk – Three-mile walkathon to help those living with breast and ovarian cancer. Proceeds help fund free programs and services for people affected by these cancers. All welcome. FDR Park, Yorktown Hts. 914.962.6402. SupportConnection.org.

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 5

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.

 

Natural Awakenings Calendar Listings for August, 2016 in Westchester, Putnam and Dutchess, NY

Cover-Aug16-225The following events appear in Natural Awakenings – Westchester, Putnam, Dutchess NY, August 2016 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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MONDAY, AUGUST 1

Pins & Pendants: Clay Wearables Camp –  9am -12pm. Aug 1-5. “If you can wear it, you can make it in clay!” Ages 8-12. $250/members; $270/non-members. Clay Art Center 40 Beech St, Port Chester. Register: 914.937.2047 or clayartcenter.org.

Table Time Clay Camp – 1-4pm. Aug 1-5. Celebrate the table as you make cups, plates, bowls and even some clay food to go with it. Ages 6-9. $250/members; $270/non-members. Clay Art Center 40 Beech St, Port Chester. Register: 914.937.2047 or clayartcenter.org.

Yoga for Me and You: Yoga for Two – 1-2pm. Instructed by Robin Cohen. Three-week series for kids ages 4-7 and their adults. Kent Library 17 Sybil’s Crossing, Kent Lakes. Register: 845.225.8585.

Coloring Club for Teens – Aug 1-22. 3-4:30pm. Weekly. Materials are provided or BYO. Registration not required. Program for teens entering 6th grade and up. Register: 914.232.5717. SomersLibrary.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. TheTemperanceCenter.com.

TUESDAY, AUGUST 2

Outdoor Yoga Vinyasa Bliss – 6:30-8pm. With nOMad and SkyBaby instructor Vanessa Alfano. BYO mat and water. $15. No RSVP necessary. Presented by SkyBaby, Beacon Long Dock Park. SkyBabyYoga.com.

Connecting to Spirit with Renowned Medium – 7-9pm. Joan Carra. Participants find comfort and closure by opening up the channel between the living and the dead. $55. Wainwright House, 260 Stuyvesant Ave, Rye. Register: 203.531.6387. PychicJoanCarra.net.

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 3

Yoga, Sound Bath & Meditation – 5:30-7pm. With Regina Arabia and Karin Reetz. Experience yoga enhanced by the sacred sounds of Tibetan bowls, aromatherapy and Reiki. $40. Tovami Yoga, 112 W. Boston Post Rd, Mamaroneck. 914.618.4887; tovamiyoga.com.

Reiki Circle – 7pm. Open to all with Reiki Level I attunement or higher. Opportunity to both share and receive healing energy of Reiki. $10 donation. Hands of Serenity Healing, 1129 Main St, Fishkill. Register: 845.896.1915. HandsOfSerenityHealing.com.

Sound and Intuitive Healing Circle – 7-8:45pm. With Dorinda Gay, energy intuitive. Experiential circle of instrumental sound and energy healing. Love, joy and spirit guide this playful yet profound healing experience. $48 drop-in. Mt Kisco. Center4Healing.net.

Sunday, August 4

SunRaven Garden Workshop on Beekeeping – 1-3pm. Introduction to terms used in beekeeping and bee biology: roles of bees, hive types, tools and equipment. $30. Optional lunch and Garden Hands on Option available. 501 Guard Hill Rd, Bedford. Info: 914.218.3113.  SlowMedicine.org.

FRIDAY, AUGUST 5

The Healer’s Lounge – 9:30-11am. Holistic practitioners’ monthly networking event. Meet like-minded practitioners for networking and experiential holistic learning workshop. $10 drop-in. The Center for Health and Healing, 4 Smith Ave, 2nd Flr, Mt Kisco. Center4Healing.net.

Gentle Restorative Yoga – 11am-noon. With Sonya Sanmateur. Combining gentle movements with supported passive poses. Emphasis on breathing techniques, mindfulness and tools towards meditation. $25. 260 Stuyvesant Ave, Rye. 914.967.6080. Wainwright.org.

“Cladies” Night – 7-9pm. For adults interested in learning to use the potter’s wheel. Great date night or a girls’ night out. BYOB.  $50 per person.  Clay Art Center 40 Beech St, Port Chester. Register: 914.937.2047 or clayartcenter.org.

Join The Conversation Circle: Death Is A Myth – 7-9:30pm. Led by Gail Hicks medium and minister. $50 advance. $60 door. Benefits Barbara Giordano Foundation. The Woman’s Club of Dobbs Ferry, 54 Clinton Ave. Dobbs Ferry. Register: 914.686.8002.

Live Music at Clock Tower Grill – 8pm. Fridays through the summer. Upcoming acts include Whiskey Mystic Music (August 5), Jekyll and Hyde (August 12) and Rudy’s Backbeat (August 19). Clock Tower Grill, 512 Clock Tower Dr., Brewster. Info: 845.582.0574; ClockTowerGrill.com.

SATURDAY, AUGUST 6

Annual Butterfly Festival at Stony Kill – 11am-3pm. Rain date August 7. Education table, butterfly tent, master gardeners, children’s activities and vendors. Free. Stony Kill Farm, 79 Farmstead Lane, Wappingers Falls. Info: 845.831.3800. stonykill.org.

Master Class – 3:30-6:30pm. With Julian Paik. Three-hour epic journey into yoga bliss. $35. SkyBaby Yoga Studio, 75 Main St, Cold Spg. 845.265.4444. Register: SkyBabyYoga.com.

Sita’s Light Kirtan – 7-8:30pm. Devotional songs and moving trance mantras led by Sita Miriam Zernis-harmonium, Fumio Taniguchi-Tabla, Andrew Ciarelli-guitar and Byron Eddy-didgeridoo. Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 236 S Bedford Rd, Rte 172, Mt Kisco. Pricing info: 914.236.4503. Register: StarvisionsCommunity.org.

SUNDAY, AUGUST 7

Slow Medicine Cafe – 10am-12noon. relaxing farm to table Sunday brunch at SunRaven: The Home of Slow Medicine, a tranquil healing environment. $25. 501 Guard Hill Rd, Bedford. Info: 914.218.3113.  SlowMedicine.org.

A Day of Healing Workshop – 10am-5pm. Karen Ransom and Sharon Johnston from One Light Healing Touch School teach scanning, radiant and color energy healing for healing oneself and others. $150. Six NCBTMB CEUs. Rhinebeck. Register, Karen: 914.489.3559. RhinebeckBowenWork.com.

Reiki II – 11am-6pm. Learn sacred Reiki symbols, chakra balancing, history taking and client confidentiality. Experience guided meditation with Reiki symbols to deepen understanding of them. Hands of Serenity Healing, 1129 Main St, Fishkill. Register/pricing info: 845.896.1915. HandsOfSerenityHealing.com.

Change Your Thoughts Change Your Life – Noon-1:30pm. With Joan Carra. $40. Synchronicity, 1511 Rte 22, Brewster. RSVP: 845.363.1765. SynchronicityNY.com.

Dharma Sunday School – 12:30-2pm. Explore concepts like kindness, compassion and gratitude. Ages 5 and up. Donation. SkyBaby Yoga Studio, 75 Main St, Cold Spg. 845.265.4444. SkyBabyYoga.com.

Open Dance Party – 2:30-4:30pm. All ages, Our DJ provides the beats and vibrations to set us on a journey of self-expression. $10. SkyBaby Yoga, 75 Main St, Cold Spg. 845.265.4444. SkyBabyYoga.com.

Essential Yoga – 4-6pm. With Laura Jensen. Hip opening and back bending practice coupled with Essential Oils of peppermint, frankincense, wild orange and more. $30. Quest Yoga Arts, 11 E Main St, Mt Kisco. Preregister: 914.241.9642. QuestYogaArts.com.

MONDAY, AUGUST 8

Slow Medicine for Men – A Men’s ongoing group that provides the opportunity for men to awaken, while cultivating deep and meaningful relationships with other conscious men. $30. 501 Guard Hill Rd, Bedford. 914.218.3113. SlowMedicine.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. TheTemperanceCenter.com.

TUESDAY, AUGUST 9

Summer Fun with Kids Beach Yoga – 5-6pm. With Susan Fried of Budding Buddhas and Tobi Kundid of Tovami Yoga. Beach Yoga at Harbor Island. Free parking and admission during class. Ages 8-12. After class tie dying. Bring t-shirt/tank top. $25. 914.618.4887; tovamiyoga.com.

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

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 10

Free Yoga in the Park – 6:30-7:45pm. Rain date 8/3. For any level of flexibility (or lack thereof!) with Tovami Yoga teachers. Hosted by Westchester Parks Foundation and  Whole Foods Westchester.  Rye Playland Beach. Register: tovamiyoga.com/schedule or on Eventbrite.

Relationship as Spiritual Practice – 7-9:30pm. Mark A. Michaels and Patricia Johnson explore some elements of successful relating and provide tools for sustaining one’s connection. Finger Lakes School of Massage 272 N Bedford Rd, Mt Kisco. RSVP: 915.241.7363.

Film: Vaxxed7:30pm. Screening of Vaxxed, a documentary exploring the vaccine-autism controversy. Showcase Cinema de Lux Ridge Hill 12, 29 Fitzgerald Street in Yonkers. $14. Register: Gathr.US/screening/15959. Movie info: VaxxedTheMovie.com.

Thursday, August 11

Organic Chicken Pop-Up at Clock Tower Grill – 7pm. With celebrity chef David Santos. Clock Tower Grill, 512 Clock Tower Dr., Brewster. Reservations: 845.582.0574. Details ClockTowerGrill.com.

Evening of Intimacy for Couples – 7-9pm.  compassionate and comprehensive support for restoring life and regaining health, in body, mind, and spirit. Led by an integrative medicine doctor and a psycho-spiritual counselor. $50 per couple. 501 Guard Hill Rd, Bedford. Info: 914.218.3113.  SlowMedicine.org.

FRIDAY, AUGUST 12

Connecting Emotional Intelligence & Mindful Habit Change – Aug 12-14. With Tara Bennett-Goleman and Daniel Goleman. Discover personalized map to freedom from destructive habits on gentle path to awakening. Omega Institute, 150 Lake Dr, Rhinebeck. 877.944.2002. eOmega.org.

Tap Into the Power of Love – Aug 12-14. With James Van Praagh. Connect to the universal frequency of love and transform how one feels about love, life and death. Omega Institute, 150 Lake Dr, Rhinebeck. 877.944.2002. eOmega.org.

Gentle Restorative Yoga – 11am-noon. With Sonya Sanmateur. Combining gentle movements with supported passive poses. Emphasis on breathing techniques, mindfulness and tools towards meditation. $25. 260 Stuyvesant Ave, Rye. 914.967.6080. Wainwright.org.

Teen Interactive Movie: Harry Potter & the Sorcerer’s Stone – 3:15-5:45pm. Audience will have an active role in the showing of movies. Program for kids, teens and tweens entering 5th grade and up. Somers Library. Register: 914.232.5717. SomersLibrary.org.

“Cladies” Night – 7-9pm. For adults interested in learning to use the potter’s wheel. Great date night or a girls’ night out. BYOB.  $50 per person.  Clay Art Center 40 Beech St, Port Chester. Register: 914.937.2047 or clayartcenter.org.

Mediumship Circle – 7-8:30pm. With Carla Blaha. $35. Synchronicity, 1511 Rte 22, Brewster. RSVP: 845.363.1765. SynchronicityNY.com.

SATURDAY, AUGUST 13

Soul Play Saturday – 11:30am-4:30pm. Monthly gathering to nurture one’s spirit at a retreat house. $75. Register by Aug 9. Future Soul Play Saturdays: Sept 10 and Oct 15. Cold Spring. Options for a full weekend retreat: AwakenyOurTrueEssence.com.

Group Energy Healing – 6-7:30pm. With Brett Bevell. $30. Synchronicity, 1511 Rte 22, Brewster. RSVP: 845.363.1765. SynchronicityNY.com.

SUNDAY, AUGUST 14

Akashic Records Certification Level 1 – 10am-1pm. With Kia Abilay. Learn to read the records through the Pathway Prayer Process. Prerequisite for Levels 2 and 3. Full certification in Sept. $125. Mt Kisco. Center4Healing.net.

Manifesting Monthly – Noon-1:30pm.With Carla Blaha $ 40. Synchronicity, 1511 Rte 22, Brewster. RSVP: 845.363.1765. SynchronicityNY.com.

MELT Method for Yoga – 5-7pm. With Joy Jacobson. Self-treatment technique that works by rebalancing nervous system and rehydrating connective tissue. Improve alignment, strength and breath. $25. Quest Yoga Arts, 11-13 E Main St, Mt Kisco.914.241.9642. QuestYogaArts.com.

MONDAY, AUGUST 15

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, AUGUST 17

Free Beginner Yoga for Law Enforcement – 2-3:30pm. Workshop tailored for police officers and open to men and women. With Peggy Belles (retired police officer and yoga teacher) and Dee Yergo (yoga and meditation teacher). Tovami Yoga, 112 W. Boston Post Rd, Mamaroneck. 914.618.4887; tovamiyoga.com

Tarot Wisdom Gathering – 6:30pm. BYO Tarot deck. Each month a card will be chosen to discuss and journey into with open minds and hearts. $10. DG Sanctuary. 2 Lagrange Ave, Poughkeepsie. 845.473.2206. DreamingGoddess.com.

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

THURSDAY, AUGUST 18

Lobster Bake at Clock Tower Grill – Outside on the patio weather permitting. With Executive Chef and owner Rich Parente who sources local, sustainable, organic and GMO-free ingredients. Clock Tower Grill, 512 Clock Tower Dr., Brewster. Reservations: 845.582.0574.

FRIDAY, AUGUST 19

Transformational Speaking: Introductory Workshop – Aug 19-21. With Gail Larsen. Learn to speak from a place of personal power and authenticity. Omega Institute, 150 Lake Dr, Rhinebeck. 877.944.2002. eOmega.org.

Gentle Restorative Yoga – 11am-noon. With Sonya Sanmateur. Combining gentle movements with supported passive poses. Emphasis on breathing techniques, mindfulness and tools towards meditation. $25. 260 Stuyvesant Ave, Rye. 914.967.6080. Wainwright.org.

Numerology 101 – 7pm. Learn basics of Kabbalistic Numerology and calculate one’s life lesson and path numbers. $30. Hands of Serenity Healing, 1129 Main St, Fishkill. Register: 845.896.1915. HandsOfSerenityHealing.com.

This is Spinal Zap: Powerful Group Healing for Karmic Release – 7-8:30pm. Brett Bevell, Reiki master, combines variety of energy modalities to release karmic conditioning, emotional obstacles held in the spine. $30 advance $35 door. Mt Kisco. Center4Healing.net.

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

Shamanic Journey Circle – 7-9pm. Through rhythmic drumming in guided meditation, transcend one’s conscious state and journey to meet the many helping spirits around us. No experience necessary. $20. DG Sanctuary. 2 Lagrange Ave, Poughkeepsie. 845.473.2206. DreamingGoddess.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, AUGUST 20

Intro Workshop to 95-Hour Teens & Children Certification – 1:30-3:30pm. Includes yoga games and activities used to help young people self-regulate, focus and reduce stress. $40. 260 Stuyvesant Ave, Rye. 914.967.6080. Wainwright.org.

Awaken to Mediumship and Open Channeling – 6-8pm. With Psychic Medium Ravenmoon and Shaman Elka Boren. $40. Synchronicity, 1511 Rte 22, Brewster. RSVP: 845.363.1765. SynchronicityNY.com.

Women’s Full Moon Circle – 7-8:30pm. Non-denominational monthly gathering for women. Draw in the powerful energies of the full moon. $10. DG Sanctuary. 2 Lagrange Ave, Poughkeepsie. 845.473.2206. DreamingGoddess.com.

SUNDAY, AUGUST 21

Permaculture Teacher Training for Women – Aug 21-26. With Lisa DePiano and Pandora Thomas. Honor, celebrate and explore diversity and leadership while practicing teaching permaculture for various formats. Omega Institute, 150 Lake Dr, Rhinebeck. 877.944.2002. eOmega.org.

Ashtanga Yoga on the Lawn – 1:30-2:30pm. Free. 260 Stuyvesant Ave, Rye. 914.967.6080. Wainwright.org.

Crystal Workshop – 5-7pm. With Psychic Medium Ravenmoon. $40. Synchronicity, 1511 Rte 22 Brewster. RSVP: 845.363.1765. Info: SynchronicityNY.com.

Restorative Workshop – 5-7pm. With Soledad Soriano-Kaplan. All levels/all ages. Relax and let go of “have to’s” and “shoulds” for health and well-being. $25 advance. $30 door. Quest Yoga Arts, 11 E Main St, Mt Kisco. Register: 914.241.9642. QuestYogaArts.com.

Back to school with Acupuncture and Meditation – 5-6:30pm. Discussion and demonstration on benefits of acupuncture for stress reduction, digestive issues, emotional eating, addictive behaviors and more. Led by Licensed Acupuncturist. $40. Hygeia Integrated Health, 3505 Hill Blvd, Suite K Yorktown Heights. Register in advance: 914.352.6116. hygeiaintegratedhealth.com.

MONDAY, AUGUST 22

StarVisions Healing Circle – 7-9pm. With Anne Bentzen, Reiki master. Stress reduction and health enhancement achieved through deep relaxation with Reiki. Max 18. $20. $15 students. Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 236 S Bedford Rd, Mt Kisco. Preregistration: 914.588.4079.

TUESDAY, AUGUST 23

Herbal Magic Gathering – 6:30-7:30pm. Monthly hour lecture and mini workshop working with a specific herb, discussing its properties, uses and often basic how to’s. Free. Dreaming Goddess, 44 Raymond Ave, Poughkeepsie. 845.473.2206. DreamingGoddess.com.

THURSDAY, AUGUST 25

Conscious Parenting in the Age of Addictions – 7-8:30 pm. Learn to recognize the dangers and warning signs of drug abuse and how to empower your children to make healthy choices. $40. Hygeia Integrated Health, 3505 Hill Blvd, Suite K Yorktown Heights. Register in advance: 914.352.6116. hygeiaintegratedhealth.com.

FRIDAY, AUGUST 26

Free Will Is Our Destiny – With Eben Alexander, MD and Karen Newell. Explore one’s life purpose, greater consciousness and boundaries of self and gift of free will in life. Omega Institute, 150 Lake Dr, Rhinebeck. 877.944.2002. eOmega.org.

SATURDAY, AUGUST 27

Spirit Circle – 10-11:30am. With Joann Fiallo. $35. Synchronicity, 1511 Rte 22 Brewster. RSVP: 845.363.1765. Info: SynchronicityNY.com.

Barbara Brennan  Workshop – 10am-5pm Aug 27 and 9am-4pm Aug 28. J. Jorge Barrieu leads this Hands of Light weekend workshop. Lecture and hands-on exercises. $325 includes lunch both days. 12 CE contact hours. Renaissance Westchester Hotel , 80 West Red Oak Lane, West Harrison. Info: 561.620.8767, BarbaraBrennan.com.

SUNDAY, AUGUST 28

Intuitive Healing Group – Noon-1:30pm. With Joan Carra. $40. Synchronicity, 1511 Rte 22 Brewster. RSVP: 845.363.1765. Info: SynchronicityNY.com.

Back to School with Biofeedback – Learn how biofeedback can help students with performance anxiety as well as improving focus and concentration in schoolwork, exams, and sports. Free.  Hygeia Integrated Health, 3505 Hill Blvd, Suite K Yorktown Heights. Register in advance: 914.352.6116. hygeiaintegratedhealth.com.

MONDAY, AUGUST 29

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, AUGUST 30

Film: Just Eat It – 6:30pm. Film Tackles Problem of Food Waste. Screening followed by a panel discussion featuring Gabriela Munoz of Roots and Wings. Free. The Greenburgh Public Library, 300 Tarrytown Rd., Elmsford. Info: 914.721.8200.

Eating Disorder Support Group – last Tuesdays. 7:30-8:30pm. Eating Disorder Support Group, led by LCSW and Clinical Nutritionist, discuss and resolve issues around relationships with food. Free. Info/register 914.352.6116. Hygeia Integrated Health, 3505 Hill Blvd, Suite K Yorktown Heights. hygeiaintegratedhealth.com.

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 1

James Pulley Art Exhibit – Sept 1-30. The Columbus Framing Gallery is exhibiting the paintings of intuitive healer and artist James Pulley. Contact James at 914.356.6830. Gallery is located at 24 Columbus Ave., Tuckahoe.

 

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