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

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

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

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 1

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

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

TUESDAY. SEPTEMBER 3

Qi Gong Classes – Sept 3, 10, 17 and 24. 10-11am. $15. Sandy Dutchess Yoga,1575 Rte 376, Lynn Building at the corner of All Angels Hills Rd, Wappingers Falls. Register: 845.416.4598. Dutchess Yoga direct/class pkgs available: 845.902.8206. EmpoweredByNature.net.

Qi Gong Classes – Sept 3, 10, 17 and 24. 6:30-7:30pm. $10. Sacred Space Healing Arts, 436 Main St, Beacon. Register: 845.416.4598. EmpoweredByNature.net.

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 4

Westchester Songbirds – Sept 4, 11, 18, 25. New singing group emphasizing fun and community spirit. All levels of experience and ability. No skill necessary in reading music or singing on key. $20. $15 seniors/students. Life Energy Arts Gallery, 11-13 E Main St, above Mount Kisco Sports. 845.554.2077. Info: LifeEnergyArts.com/Events.

Parenting at NUR Space – 11am-12:30pm. A baby play group. Free. NUR Space, 596 Warburton Ave, Hastings on Hudson. Info: NURspace.com.

Adult Guided Channeling/Meditation Group – 8-9pm. With Merrill Black. Unique theme, meditation, group discussion. $20. The Temperance Center, Eastchester. 914.793.2600. TheTemperanceCenter.com.

THURSDAY. SEPTEMBER 5

Hatha Flow – 7-8am. All welcome. Mats and equipment provided or BYO. $12. Westchester Essential Wellness Yoga and Meditation Center, 11 West Prospect Ave, 3rd Flr, Roosevelt Square Professional Bldg, Mt Vernon. WestchesterEssentialWellness.com.

New Class: Yin Yoga – Sept 5, 12, 19, 26. 9:30-9:45am. With Adrienne Marino-Eppner. This yoga, in its purest form, is a perfect antidote to stress and a counterbalance to more active forms of yoga. $25. Golden Prana, 223 Katonah Ave, Katonah. 914.984.3408. GoldenPrana.yoga.

Life Energy Movement Classes – Sept 5, 12, 19, 26. 10-11:15am.With Karla Booth. Meditation energizing each of the acupuncture meridians in turn. Learn the sequence and explore the work surrounding it. $25. $20 seniors/students. Life Energy Arts Gallery, 11-13 E Main St, above Mount Kisco Sports. Questions: 914.533.7500. Info: LifeEnergyArts.com/Events.

Circle of Dads at NUR Space – 8-9pm. Free. NUR Space, 596 Warburton Ave, Hastings on Hudson. Info: NURspace.com.

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 6

Healers Expansion Session – 11am-12:30pm. With Mary Ellen O’Brien. These are ongoing group events for healers to strengthen higher self-connection to amplify each practitioner’s personal service. Limited seating so preregistration required. Cold Spring Retreat House. Info/pricing: AwakenYourTrueEssence.com.

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

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 7

Seventh Annual Hoptember Festival – Showcasing local breweries, cideries, distilleries, music, food and more. Dutchess Hops at Eastern View Nursery, 1167 Noxon Rd, Lagrange. $55. Info: DutchessHops.com.

The Hudson Valley Wine and Food Fest – Sept 7 and 8. 11am-6pm/Sat; 11am-5pm/Sun. Wine and spirits sampling and cooking demonstrations. Dutchess County Fairgrounds, 6636 US-9, Rhinebeck. Info: HudsonValleyWineFest.com.

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

Introduction to Foot Reflexology – 1-4pm. $40 includes materials. $20 prepayment deposit is required to reserve spot. Fishkill. Register: EmpoweredByNature.net.

Shamanic Circle – 4-6pm. With Tuvan Shamaness ChokBar. Exploration of ethereal world and subtle realties introducing participants to spirit guides, ancestors and power animals. Awaken interconnectivity supporting healing, transformation and life purpose. $20. United Palace, NYC. 212.568.6700. UPSpiritualarts.org.

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 8

26th Annual Fishkill Fine Arts & Craft Fair – 10am-4pm. Rain or shine. Shopping, food and entertainment. Lorraine Hughes will be selling hand crafted herbal products. Free. Village of Fishkill, sidewalks on Main Street. EmpoweredByNature.net.

The Diamond-Dart Meridian Sequence: Introductory Workshop – 4-5:30pm. With Karla Booth. Meditation energizing each of the acupuncture meridians in turn. Learn the sequence and explore the work surrounding it. $25. $20 seniors/students. Life Energy Arts Gallery, 11-13 E Main St, above Mount Kisco Sports. Questions: 914.533.7500. Info: LifeEnergyArts.com/Events.

MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 9

Free Meditation for Breast Cancer Survivors – Sept 9, 16, 23, 30, Oct 7. 6:30-7:30pm. Develop tools to manage the physical and emotional side effects of treatment and meet other breast cancer survivors. YWCA White Plains & Central Westchester, 515 North St, White Plains. Register: 914.949.6227 x208.

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

TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 10

Hatha Flow – 7-8am. All welcome. Mats and equipment provided or BYO. $12. Westchester Essential Wellness Yoga and Meditation Center, 11 West Prospect Ave, 3rd Flr, Roosevelt Square Professional Bldg, Mt Vernon. WestchesterEssentialWellness.com.

Full Moon Mommy & Me Circle – 11:30am-1pm. $33. NUR Space, 596 Warburton Ave, Hastings on Hudson. Info: NURspace.com.

Free Lecture: What is Ayurvedic Medicine and How Does it Compare with Western (Allopathic) Medicine? – 6-8pm. With Dr. Somesh Kaushik, an Ayurvedic and Naturopathic physician. John C. Hart Memorial Library, 1130 E Main St, Shrub Oak. 914.245.5262. YorkTownLibrary.org.

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 11

Trauma-informed Training – Sept 11, 18, 25 and Oct 2. 6-9:30pm. CYP’s four-week trauma-informed training offers a practical skillset that can be used in different professional work settings to manage stress and enhance well-being. Info: 914.319.4010. Register: Eventbrite.com Trauma-Informed Training Sept 11.

Free Tai Chi for Breast Cancer Survivors – Sept 11, 18, 25, Oct 2, 9. 6:15-7:15pm. Develop tools to manage the physical and emotional side effects of treatment and meet other breast cancer survivors. YWCA White Plains & Central Westchester, 515 North St, White Plains. Register: 914.949.6227 x208.

Holistic Baby Care – 7-9pm. $90. NUR Space, 596 Warburton Ave, Hastings on Hudson. Info: NURspace.com.

Film Screening: Paris to Pittsburgh – 7-9pm. A documentary from National Geographic comes a story about how Americans are demanding and developing real solutions in the face of climate change. Free. Greenburgh Nature Center, 99 Dromore Rd, Scarsdale. GreenburghNatureCenter.org.

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

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 12

Practitioners’ Networking Event – 5:30-7pm. Join fellow practitioners of the healing arts for this afternoon social in the healing environment of the Mount Kisco Art Gallery. Free. Life Energy Arts Gallery, 11-13 E Main St, above Mount Kisco Sports. RSVP/questions: 914.533.7500. Info: LifeEnergyArts.com/Events.

Restorative Yoga – 7-8:30pm. With Athina Pride. All levels. Props used to assist in holding poses for extended periods experiencing progressive relaxation, reducing stress, muscle tension and more. $20 drop-in. Sacred Spirit Yoga and Healing Arts Center, 343 Broadway, Dobbs Ferry. Info class pkgs: SacredSpiritYogaCenter.org.

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 13

CANCELED – Spirit Festival – Sept 13-15. Experience a celebration of wellness, yoga, music and dance. In affiliation with Riverfront Recapture and BaliSpirit Festival. Riverside Park and Mortensen, Riverfront Plaza, Hartford. Event schedules by the day: SpiritYogaFestival.com. If you bought a ticket, contact for full refund.

Mount Kisco’s September Fest – Sept 13-15. Featuring Friday-night dance party, a live band on Saturday night and food trucks selling local eats and brew, antique cars, music and a street fair with exhibits and sidewalk sales. Info: MtKiscoChamber.com.

Yoga Teacher Training – With Susannah Grange. Hudson River Yoga’s Yoga Alliance registered 200hr teacher training. Still a few spots remaining. Hudson River Yoga, 696 Dutchess Turnpike, Poughkeepsie. Info: 845.204.9111. HudsonRiverYoga.com.

Trauma-informed Training – Sept 13-14. 6-9:30pm. CYP’s two-day intensive trauma-informed training offers a practical skillset that can be used in different professional work settings to manage stress and enhance well-being. Info: 914.319.4010. Register: Eventbrite.com Trauma-Informed Training Sept 13.

Meditation: The Path to Radical Happiness – 7-8:15pm. With Dr. Andrew Vidich. Expand awareness through the power of meditation. Discover inner truths to help cope effectively with daily challenges and more. 1st Unitarian Society of Westchester, 25 Old Jackson Ave, Hastings-on-Hudson. 914.433.1800. sos.org.

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

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 14

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

Fall Gardening & Seed Saving Program at the Somers Library – 10:30am-12:30pm.With Shanyn Siegel. Learn how to save seeds and re-grow plants and harvest from this year’s garden. Free. Somers Library, Rte 139 and Reis Park, Somers. Register: 914.232.5717. SomersLibrary.org.

Rivertown Public Market Festival Returns to Dobbs Ferry – 11am-5pm. Rain or shine. Featuring local food and drinks, live music, kids’ activities and an easygoing vibe. Free entrance starting at noon. Dobbs Ferry Waterfront Park. Info: RivertownPublicMarket.com.

Reiki 1 and Reiki 2 Class – Sept 14 and 15. 1pm. Universal Reiki Healing Arts Connection believes in preserving the integrity of reiki by adhering to the attunement process as passed down from reiki master to reiki practitioner. $250. Universal Healing Arts Connection, 4 Crestview Ave, Cortlandt Manor. 914.737.4325. UniversalHealingArts.com.

The Essence, Spirit and Energy of Essential Oils –1-5pm. Cypress, nutmeg, lavender and myrrh essential oils will be the focus of this workshop. Open to 10 participants on a first come basis. $45. Prepaid deposit of $20 required to secure reservation. Private location. Info/register: 845.416.4598.

Yoga Therapeutics through a Kundalini Lens – 1:30-4:30pm. With Ravi Singh. Hosted by Yoga Teachers Association. Explore techniques for a wide range of modern-day ailments as an adjunct to medical treatment. $45 members. $65 nonmembers. The Yoga Studio at Club Fit, Briarcliff Manor. 914.582.7816. Register: ytayoga.com.

Learn the 7 Dimensions of Reality – 3:30-6pm. With Michael Rosenbaum. $50. Synchronicity, 1511 Rte 22, Brewster. RSVP: 845.363.1765. SynchronicityNY.com.

MVT (Movement) 109 Workshop –5-6:30pm. With Phoebe Miller. Interplay between movement and stillness for release and healing in the internal world and observance of effects in the external world. $35. Namastesis Yoga and Wellness, 1065 Main St, Ste H. Fishkill. Info: 845.765.2299. Namastesis.com.

Lunar Gong Bath Full Moon in Pisces – 7-9pm. A kundalini yoga, meditation, short astrology talk aligning the inner self with the astrological energies. Release and renew with healing sounds of the gongs. $25. Golden Prana, 223 Katonah Ave, Katonah. 914.984.3408. GoldenPrana.yoga.

Full Moon Ceremony – 7:30-9pm. Guided meditation in a Zen Garden around a fire pit, weather permitting. Each attendee will write down what no longer serves them personally and “let it go” into the flames. $10. Universal Healing Arts Connection, 4 Crestview Ave, Cortlandt Manor. 914.737.4325. UniversalHealingArts.com.

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 15

Hudson Valley Holistic Market – Embracing Autumn – 10am-5pm. Reflexology and herbal products and Qi Gong will be offered. Fishkill Comfort Suites, 835 Rte 52. Info: Facebook, Hudson Valley Holistic Market.

Poses 2 Pints – Noon-1pm. Energize one’s mind, body and spirit at CYP’s fun-raiser. Enjoy a creative vinyasa flow and OMazing brews. $20. Sing Sing Kill Brewery, 75-77 Spring St, Ossining. More info: 914.319.4010. Register: Sing Sing. Eventbrite.com Poses 2 Pints.

Intro to Kids’ Yoga – 2pm. With Agata. $20 drop-in. Hudson Valley Healing Center, 51 Springside Ave, Poughkeepsie. 845.250.3163. HudsonValleyHealingCenter.com.

Principles of Katonah Yoga – 3-4:30pm. With Lynn Ivey. Introducing a unique style of yoga developed by Nevine Michaan. Discover the three principles off esoteric dialogue around which this smart yoga is designed. $25. Golden Prana, 223 Katonah Ave, Katonah. 914.984.3408. GoldenPrana.yoga.

MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 16

Holistic Practitioner Support and Connection Group – 7-9pm. Meets monthly, for those who practice in the fields of health, wholeness and natural healing of mind, body and spirit. Free will donation. Red Hook Community Center, 59 Fisk St, Red Hook.

TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 17

Empowered Parenting Workshop – Sept 17-Dec 10. 7:30-9pm. Develop a compassionate, mindful approach to parenting. Four-week, eight-week or 12-week sessions available. $250-$675. 6 Cypress Ln, Briarcliff Manor. Jan: 914.772.0739. Jeanette: 917.319.3503. EmpoweredLivingCommunity.net.

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 18

Empowered Parenting Workshop: Develop A Compassionate, Mindful Approach to Parenting – Sept 18-Dec 11. 10:30am-Noon. Four-week, eight-week or 12-week sessions available. $250-$675. 6 Cypress Ln, Briarcliff Manor. Jan: 914.772.0739. Jeanette: 917.319.3503. EmpoweredLivingCommunity.net.

Yoga Asana and Nidra – Move and Restore – 7:15-8:30pm. With Deirdre Breen. Move the body and restore the soul with a balanced practice bringing total peace to the entire system. $25. Golden Prana, 223 Katonah Ave, Katonah. 914.984.3408. GoldenPrana.yoga.

Adult Guided Channeling/Meditation Group – 8-9pm. With Merrill Black. Unique theme, meditation, group discussion. $20. The Temperance Center, 453 White Plains Rd, Ste 203, Eastchester. 914.793.2600. TheTemperanceCenter.com.

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 19

Groundwork Hudson Valley’s 2019 Urban River Party – Celebrate the creation of the Yonkers Greenway and honor Yonkers Mayor, Mike Spano and others. $300 per ticket or make a donation. X20 Xaviers on the Hudson, 71 Water Grant St, Yonkers. Sara Brody: 914.375.2151. GroundWorkHV.org.

Mindfulness Meditation – 7-8:15pm. With Lani Donlon. Learn the foundational practices of meditation: stillness, body scanning, mindful movement and more. All levels. $10 suggested donation. Sacred Spirit Yoga and Healing Arts Center, 343 Broadway, Dobbs Ferry. SacredSpiritYogaCenter.org.

Gong Sound Bath in the Salt Cave – 8-8:45pm. Gong is a musical instrument tuning participants into the divine creating an ocean of sound that is relaxing. A state which activates the parasympathetic nervous system. $40. Hudson Valley Healing Center, 51 Springside Ave, Poughkeepsie. 845.250.3163. HudsonValleyHealingCenter.com.

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 20

Car Free Day Celebration – 7-11am. Join the Bee-Line for Westchester’s 3rd annual Car Free Day. Learn about sustainable transportation options. Free samples and raffles. White Plains TransCenter, near bus lanes. WestchesterGov.com/beelinebus.

Healers Expansion Session – 11am-12:30pm. With Mary Ellen O’Brien. These are ongoing group events for healers to strengthen higher self-connection to amplify each practitioner’s personal service. Limited seating so preregistration required. Cold Spring Retreat House. Info/pricing: AwakenYourTrueEssence.com.

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

How to Clear Spaces, Places and People from Negative Energy – 7-8:30pm. With Barry Piro. $35. Synchronicity, 1511 Rte 22, Brewster. RSVP: 845.363.1765. SynchronicityNY.com.

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 21

NUR*ISH, Autumn Equinox Community Gathering – $25pp/$40 per couple. NUR Space, 596 Warburton Ave, Hastings on Hudson. Info: NURspace.com.

Armonk Outdoor Art Show – Sept 21 and 22. 10am-5pm. Both days, rain or shine. 185 juried artists, free activities for kids and collaborative art projects, food vendors and beer and wine. Westchester Business Park. 205 Business Park Dr, Armonk. Info/ticket pricing: ArmonkOutdoorArtShow.org.

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

World Peace Flag Ceremony – Noon. Rain or Shine. In celebration of the International Day of Peace. Followed by a community potluck gathering. Upon inclement weather, it will be held indoors. World Peace Sanctuary, 26 Benton Rd, Wassaic RSVP: WorldPeace.org.

Jin Shin Jyutsu: A Self Help Workshop – 2-4pm. With Roshan Julianne Dow. Learn acupressure (no needles) for balancing body’s energy and achieving optimal. No experience necessary. $35 by Sept 18. $45 thereafter. Sacred Spirit Yoga and Healing Arts Center, 343 Broadway, Dobbs Ferry. SacredSpiritYogaCenter.org.

Book Signing: Roland Comtois, Signs of Spirit – 5:30-7pm. Experience the rare opportunity to meet this author. Cost: purchase of book at event. Universal Healing Arts Connection, 4 Crestview Ave, Cortlandt Manor. 914.737.4325. UniversalHealingArts.com.

Wine and Cheese General Evening Social – 6-8pm. Experience the healing environment of the Mount Kisco Art Gallery. Live music, organic wine and cheese and more. Free. Life Energy Arts, 11-13 E Main St, above Mount Kisco Sports. RSVP/questions: 914.533.7500. Info: LifeEnergyArts.com/Events.

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 22

LifeForce Yoga Chakra Balancing Flow & Yoga Nidra – 11am-12:15pm. With Merrill Black. Gentle meditative flow using sounds, postures, hand gestures and restorative poses to balance chakras. Ending with yoga nidra. Limited space. $20. The Temperance Center, 453 White Plains Rd, Ste 203, Eastchester. 914.793.2600. TheTemperanceCenter.com.

Adjustment Workshop – Noon-5pm. With Harriet Schreger and Ellen Sirucci. A review of safe and appropriate ways to touch and guide students. A hands-on way helping participant’s gain comfort in giving direction and intention through one’s body to others. Katonah Yoga Center, 39 Main St, Bedford Hills, NY. 914.241.2661. KatonahYoga.com.

Evolution by Beth – 1-3pm.With Beth Tracy who has an incredible knowledge of the body/spirit connection. Discover a unique restorative practice with emphasis on the lung and kidney meridians. $40. Golden Prana, 223 Katonah Ave, Katonah. 914.984.3408. GoldenPrana.yoga.

Free Parent/Child Mindfulness Informational Workshop – 2-3:30pm. For ages 6 and up. Learn simple tools and techniques to help children find balance, reduce anxiety, manage emotions and much more. Universal Healing Arts Connection. 4 Crestview Ave, Cortlandt Manor. 914.737.4325. UniversalHealingArts.com.

Healers Expansion Session – 2-3:30pm. With Mary Ellen O’Brien. These are ongoing group events for healers to strengthen higher self-connection to amplify each practitioner’s personal service. Limited seating so preregistration required. Cold Spring Retreat House. Info/pricing: AwakenYourTrueEssence.com.

Music for Stress Reduction: Introductory Workshop – 4-5:30pm. Discover how anyone can make music to reduce stress regardless of experience or musical skill. $25. $20 seniors/disabled/students. Life Energy Arts Gallery, 11-13 E Main St, above Mount Kisco Sports. Questions: 914.533.7500. Info: LifeEnergyArts.com/Events.

MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 23

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

Contemplative Practices for Mental Health Professionals and Life Coaches – Sept 23-Dec 9. 7:30-9pm. Develop these practices and learn to incorporate these skills into work with clients. $750. 6 Cypress Lane, Briarcliff Manor. Jan: 914.772.0739. Jeanette: 917.319.3503. EmpoweredLivingCommunity.net.

TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 24

The Pause: A Women’s Group – Sept 24, Oct 22, Nov 19 and Dec 17. 7-8:45pm. With Claudia Gukeisen. The fall series emphasis is on support for all stages of menopause. The Center for Health & Healing, Mt Kisco. Info/register: 914.673.3313. Center4Healing.net.

Free Lecture: Autumn Detox & Diet: The Ayurvedic Way – 7-9pm. With Dr. Somesh Kaushik, an Ayurvedic and Naturopathic physician. Putnam Valley Library, 30 Oscawana Lake Rd. 845.528.3242. PutnamValleyLibrary.org.

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 27

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

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

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 28

NUR Space Grand Opening – NUR Space, 596 Warburton Ave, Hastings on Hudson. Info: NURspace.com.

Shamanic Reiki Trainings—Shamanic Reiki Level One – Sept 28 and 29. With Melanie Ryan. Mt Kisco. 914.864.0462. Center4Healing.net.

Learn the Tarot – Sept 28 and 29. 11am-3pm. With Amy Benesh. $200 total for both classes. Synchronicity, 1511 Rte 22, Brewster. RSVP: 845.363.1765. SynchronicityNY.com.

Reflex II: How to Conduct a Thorough Foot Reflexology Session – 1-4pm. Open to only those who attended Intro to Reflexology class. $35 includes materials. $20 prepayment deposit is required to reserve spot. Fishkill. Register: EmpoweredByNature.net.

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 2

Metahuman: Unleashing Your Infinite Potential: Book Launch, Talk & Signing with Deepak Chopra – 6:15pm/Meet and Greet; 6:45pm/Meet and Greet with Deepak, 8pm/discussion and 9pm/book signing. Metahuman means to move past limitations constructed by the mind and enter a new state of awareness. United Palace, NYC. 212.568.6700. UPSpiritualArts.org.

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

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 4

The Healers Circle – Oct 4, 18, Nov 1 and 15. 11am-12:30pm.With Mary Ellen O’Brien. Two-month program for healers to fully own their gifts and amplify their service. Four group meetings. Four individual sessions. Cold Spring Retreat House. AwakenYourTrueEssence.com.

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 5

Fall Festival – 1-5pm. Family event. Free. McEnroe Organic Farm, Rte 22, Millerton.

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 6

Annual Support-A-Walk – 9am. Bring help and hope to people fighting breast and ovarian cancer. This will be the 25th Annual Walk—Side By Side for 25. Presented by Support Connection, Inc. 914.962.6402. SupportConnection.org.

Fall Ayurveda Retreat – 1:30-5pm.With Claudia Gukeisen. Seasonal talk, yoga, breath work and yoga nidra. Plus Ayurvedic cooking demo. $75 by Sept 6 or $85 thereafter. The Center for Health & Healing, Mt Kisco. Info/register: 914.673.3313. Center4Healing.net.

The Healers Circle – Oct 6, 20, Nov 3 and 17. 2-3:30pm. With Mary Ellen O’Brien. Two-month program for healers to fully own their gifts and amplify their service. Four group meetings. Four individual sessions. Cold Spring Retreat House. AwakenYourTrueEssence.com.

Hops & Harvest Benefit at GNC – 3-6pm. Sample food and drink from local artisan chefs, area wineries and breweries on the Great Lawn. $100 members. $150 nonmembers. The Nature Center, 99 Dromore Rd, off Central Park Ave, Scarsdale. Info: 914.723.3470. GreenburghNatureCenter.org.

Introduction to Jikiden Reiki – 4-6pm. With Anne Bentzen. Learn the spirit of reiki, history and philosophy of this natural drug-free home therapy to reduce stress, pain and more. Healing circle included. $10 donation. Larchmont residence. RSVP, Anne: 914.588.4079.

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

The following events appear in Natural Awakenings – Westchester, Putnam, Dutchess NY, January 2019 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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WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 2

Adult Guided Channeling/Meditation Group – 8-9pm. With Merrill Black. Unique theme, meditation, group discussion. $20. The Temperance Center, 453 White Plains Rd, Ste 203, Eastchester. 914.793.2600. TheTemperanceCenter.com.

THURSDAY, JANUARY 3

Help Yourself and Others with Reflexology – 6:30-8:30pm. With Nationally Certified Reflexologist, Christine Knowlton. Four-part workshop teaching techniques to address issues of head, neck and shoulder. $120 series. $100 seniors. $45 drop-in. Soulauras, 510 N State Rd, Briarcliff. RSVP required: 914.941.2400. Soulauras.com.

SATURDAY, JANUARY 5

Zen Body, Zen Soul – 10am-Noon. Four-week series. Cleanse the mind and care for the body incorporating mindfulness and creating holistic, natural bath and body products. $40 weekly. $140 prepaid for series. Hands of Serenity Healing, 1129 Main St, Fishkill. 845.896.1915. HandsofSerenityHealing.com.

Guided Meditation – 10:30am. With Dr. Stacey Lamar. Learn basic techniques to connect with the divine, balance chakras and prepare for the busy week. $10. The Source NY, 143 Boardman Rd, Poughkeepsie. 845.214.0452. TheSource-NY.com.

Aura-Soma Color Therapy Info Session – 11:15am. Learn the healing power of crystals, gems and color. Reveal one’s true potential. Free. The Source NY, 143 Boardman Rd, Poughkeepsie. 845.214.0452. TheSource-NY.com.

Psychic Reiki Workshop – Noon-2pm. With Brett Bevell. Learn techniques to connect with the divine, self-heal and empower. No previous experience necessary. $30. The Source NY, 143 Boardman Rd, Poughkeepsie. 845.214.0452. TheSource-NY.com.

New Year Reflections – 3-5pm. Ascend and Magazzino present an afternoon of yoga, art and self-reflection with renowned yogi and author Elena Brower. $60. Magazzino Italian Art, 2700 Rte 9, Cold Spring. AscendCenter.com.

SUNDAY, JANUARY 6

Energy Medicine for the 21st Century Class – With Bernadette Bloom. Learn how to heal mental, emotional and physical issues by balancing the chakras with energy healing from Tibet. Katonah or Zoom. 239.289.3744. TheEsotericBloom.com.

Reiki l –11am-6pm. Learn history of Reiki, hand positions, Reiki meditations and energy exercises. Level l attunement and hands on practice. $140. Hands of Serenity Healing, 1129 Main St, Fishkill. Register: 845.896.1915. HandsofSerenityHealing.com.

Journey for Your Soul’s Purpose – 11:30am-1pm. With Savannagh $20. Synchronicity, 1511 Rte 22, Brewster. Reserve seat: 845.363.1765. SynchronicityNY.com.

Tranquility Tuesday – 7pm. Guided meditation/journaling series to clear mind, develop focus and heighten awareness; combining meditation with a journaling practice. Ongoing series. $10 cash. Hands of Serenity Healing, 1129 Main St, Fishkill. Register: 845.896.1915. HandsofSerenityHealing.com.

MONDAY, JANUARY 7

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

TUESDAY, January  8

10 Week Positive Parenting Course – 9:30-11:30am, 1/8, 1/15, 1/22, 1/29, 2/5, 2/26, 3/5, 3/12, 3/19, 3/26. With Ann Magalhaes. Learn a toolbox of parenting skills and strategies to manage the day-to-day challenges of being a parent. $550. Wainwright House, 260 Stuyvesant Ave, Rye. Info: 914.967.6080; wainwright.org.

WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 9

Intro to Mindfulness Meditation: A 3 Week Series – 7-8:30pm. 1/ 9, 1/16 & 1/23. Explore the fundamentals of mindfulness meditation and how it cultivates mindfulness. $115 or  $40 Drop-in per date. Wainwright House, 260 Stuyvesant Ave, Rye. Info: 914.967.6080; wainwright.org.

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

THURSDAY, JANUARY 10

Help Yourself and Others with Reflexology – 6:30-8:30pm. With Nationally Certified Reflexologist, Christine Knowlton. Four-part workshop teaching techniques to address issues of chest and upper abdominal region. $120 series. $100 seniors. $45 drop-in. Soulauras, 510 N State Rd, Briarcliff. RSVP required: 914.941.2400. Soulauras.com.

FRIDAY, JANUARY 11

The Amazing Healer at Universal Healing Arts – 7-9pm. Gene Krackhel will be doing a group healing at Universal Healing Arts. Gene brings comfort and peace to those who seek mental, physical or spiritual healing. Must register: 914.737.4325.

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

Weight Loss and Healing – 7:30pm. Free no obligation orientation on holistic weight loss and healing. Universal Healing Arts, 4 Crestview Ave. Cortlandt Manor. Reserve seat: 914.788.9355.

SATURDAY, JANUARY 12

Systemic & Family Constellations – A revolutionary approach to addressing personal and systemic issues–whether in relationship to others, at work, with the self or with the world at large. $40. The Aligned Center, 1 Bridge St, Ste 64, Irvington. Info, Faryn Sand: 914.292.0930. TheAlignedCenter.com.

Flu Season Remedies – 1-5pm. Learn to make elderberry syrup and fire cider to stave off the season’s illnesses. Leave with a jar of each plus recipes and instructions. $50, supplies included. Hands of Serenity Healing, 1129 Main St, Fishkill. 845.896.1915. HandsofSerenityHealing.com.

Shake Your Soul: The Yoga of Dance – 1:30–4:30pm. Connect with the natural dancer within, with Kripalu’s Dan Leven. $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.

SUNDAY, JANUARY 13

Athleta Scarsdale, Meditation and Book Signing – 10am. With Jodi Baretz. Mindful Is the New Skinny. 917.974.9446. JodiBaretz.com.

Yoga Nidra and Sankapla Workshop for the New Year – 3-5pm. With Deirdre Breen. Relax the physical and energetic bodies and begin the New Year with clarity. 914.232.3473. More info: GoldenPrana.Yoga.

Heal Yourself and Others with Reflexology – 4-6pm. With Christine Knowlton. Learn premise and techniques of this therapy and how to reduce stress and improve wellness through gentle touch on feet, hands and ears. $30. Universal Healing Arts Connection, 4 Crestview Ave, Cortlandt Manor. Christine: 914.837.8226. ReflexForWellness.com.

Reiki Training Information Session – 4:30-5:30pm. Hudson Valley Healing Center in Poughkeepsie welcomes Reiki Master Kienan Lynch. Learn about this ancient energy work. Free. Register: 845.849.0838.

TUESDAY, JANUARY 15

Restorative Qigong – 7-8pm. New Year holiday special 10 classes for $100. Must register by Jan 8. 4 Crestview Ave, Cortlandt Manor. Ask about a free class: 914.737.4325. UniversalHealingArtsConnection.com.

WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 16

Natural Approaches to Stress Management – Learn holistic ways to reduce stress from a naturopathic doctor. $25. $20 as part of a series. Beacon of Light Wellness Center, 4 S Chestnut St, Beacon. Alison: 845.202.3515. BeaconOfLightWellnessCenter.com.

Team Trivia Night at Hayfields – Jan 16, Feb 20, Mar 20 – 6:30pm/doors open; 7-9:30pm. Recommended for teams of four people. $5. Food, beer and wine available along with great prizes for the winning team. 1 Bloomer Rd, North Salem. HayfieldsMarket.com.

White Plains Library, Ditch the Diet New Year’s Resolution – 7pm. With Jodi Baretz. 917.974.9446. JodiBaretz.com.

Adult Guided Channeling/Meditation Group – 8-9pm. With Merrill Black. Unique theme, meditation, group discussion. $20. The Temperance Center, 453 White Plains Rd, Ste 203, Eastchester. 914.793.2600. TheTemperanceCenter.com.

THURSDAY, JANUARY 17

Free Introduction to Principles of Ayurveda: On Our Mat and in Our Lives – 4-5pm. With Deirdre Breen. Learn Ayurveda and yoga teachings to support optimal health. Golden Prana Yoga, 223 Katonah Ave, Katonah. 914.232.3473. More info: GoldenPrana.Yoga.

Aligned Financy Happy Hour – 6-7pm. For those in the finance industry, a time to relax, connect with others and receive support to find balance in life. Free. The Aligned Center, 1 Bridge St, Ste 64, Irvington. Info, Faryn Sand: 914.292.0930. TheAlignedCenter.com.

Help Yourself and Others with Reflexology – 6:30-8:30pm. With Nationally Certified Reflexologist, Christine Knowlton. Four-part workshop teaching techniques to address issues of lower abdominal and pelvic region. $120 series. $100 seniors. $45 drop-in. Soulauras, 510 N State Rd, Briarcliff. RSVP required: 914.941.2400. Soulauras.com.

FRIDAY, JANUARY 18

Invasive Vine Removal-Free-a-Tree Program – Assist Groundwork Hudson Valley in combating a variety of invasive vines along the Old Croton Aqueduct Trail. Old Croton Aqueduct Trail, 13-11 Arthur St, Yonkers. Info, Victor Medina: 914.375.2151. GroundworkHV.org.

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

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

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

SATURDAY, JANUARY 19

Reiki 1 & Reiki 2 Certification – Jan 19-20. With Shima Chayvet who “believes in maintaining the integrity of this ancient art of hands on healing.” $250. Universal Healing Arts, 4 Crestview Ave. Cortlandt Manor. Info: 917.279.9577.

Guided Meditation – 10:30am. With Dr. Stacey Lamar. Learn basic techniques to connect with the divine, balance chakras and prepare for the busy week. $10. The Source NY, 143 Boardman Rd, Poughkeepsie. 845.214.0452. TheSource-NY.com.

Communing with the Angels Workshop – 1-4pm. With Pamela Landolt. Discover best method for receiving angelic messages. Location TBD. More info: 914.204.1323. Workshops/classes: PamsDailyAngelNotes.com.

SUNDAY, JANUARY 20

The Bars –9:30am-5:30pm. Explore and learn the body process known as The Bars. Become free from auto-pilot and pave the way to authentic self. $350. Soulauras , 510 N State Rd, Briarcliff. RSVP required: 914.941.2400. Soulauras.com.

Chakra Watercolor Workshop! – Jan 20, 27 and Feb 3. 2-5pm. Awaken one’s artistic spiritual healing power. $180 includes materials. The Universal Healing Arts Center, 4 Crestview Ave, Cortlandt Manor. Preregister/info: 914.737.4325.

Monthly Lunar Sound Bath – 4-6pm. With Hari Sangat Kaur. Honor the energies of the present moon cycle. Gentle kundalini kryia, extended gong bath and chanting. Golden Prana Yoga, Katonah. 914.232.3473. Info: GoldenPrana.Yoga.

MONDAY, JANUARY 21

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

THURSDAY, JANUARY 24

Premier of “DoshAsana:” Ayurveda and Yoga Together – 9-10:30am. DoshAsana combines Ayurveda yoga, pranayama, spine awareness, guided meditation, seasonal nutritional guidance and five sense therapies. First class free. Golden Prana Yoga, Katonah. 914.232.3473. More info: GoldenPrana.Yoga.

Help Yourself and Others with Reflexology – 6:30-8:30pm. With Nationally Certified Reflexologist, Christine Knowlton. Four-part workshop teaching techniques to address issues of upper and lower extremities. $120 series. $100 seniors. $45 drop-in. Soulauras, 510 N State Rd, Briarcliff. RSVP required: 914.941.2400. Soulauras.com.

The Psychiatric Drugging/Labeling of Children: What Is Informed Consent? – 7:30pm. Sheila Gallo of AbleChild.org will speak about the right of parents to refuse to medicate their child and the risks of mandatory mental health screening. Rye Free Reading Room, 1061 Boston Post Rd, Rye. HolisticMoms.org.

FRIDAY, JANUARY 25

Quit Alcohol Simply and Permanently – 7-7:45pm. Learn about Quit with Quinn: helping people overcome alcohol, smoking, sugar and other addictions more easily than they ever thought possible. 80 percent plus success. Free info session. Briarcliff location. 914.473.2015. QuitWithQuinn.com.

Online Dating: How Face Reading Can Help You Find Mr/Mrs Right in the Digital Age – 7-8pm. With Elaine Gartner. $20. Synchronicity, 1511 Rte 22, Brewster. Reserve seat: 845.363.1765. SynchronicityNY.com.

Meditation for Personal and Global Healing – 7-8:15. Meditation/lecture/workshop with Dr. Andrew Vidich PHD, International Meditation teacher and writer to discover benefits of meditation. Free. First Unitarian Society of Westchester, 25 Old Jackson Ave, Hastings-on-Hudson. Info: 914.433.1800. sos.org.

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

Natural Way to Quit Sugar, Overeating, Smoking… – 7:45-8:30pm. Learn about a simple, effective method for quitting smoking, alcohol, sugar and more. 80 percent plus success. Simpler than most dare to believe. Free info session. Briarcliff location. 914.473.2015. QuitWithQuinn.com.

SATURDAY, JANUARY 26

Reiki Master Class – Jan 26 and 27. Learn the mystery of the secret teaching known as Shinpiden. Those already attuned to Reiki 1 and 2 must bring prior certifications. $1,000. Universal Healing Arts, 4 Crestview Ave. Cortlandt Manor. Info: 917.279.9577.

Blue Rock School and Summer Play Camp Winter Information Session & Campus Tour – 10am-2pm. Meet faculty and learn about the creative learning environment. Blue Rock School, 110 Demarest Mill Rd, off Germonds Rd, West Nyack. RSVP, Beverly Stycos: 845.535.3353. Register: 845.627.0234. BluerockSchool.org.

Guided Meditation – 10:30am. With Dr. Stacey Lamar. Learn basic techniques to connect with the divine, balance chakras and prepare for the busy week. $10. The Source NY, 143 Boardman Rd, Poughkeepsie. 845.214.0452. TheSource-NY.com.

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

Intro to Yoga & Meditation for Total Beginner Workshop – 1-3pm. With Ann Casapini. For those new to yoga. Yoga styles: asana, breath-work, props, chairs, guided meditation and savasana. $45. Limited space. The Temperance Center, 453 White Plains Rd, Ste 203, Eastchester. Must preregister/prepay: 914.793.2600. TheTemperanceCenter.com.

Free Lecture, What is Ayurveda and What Can it Do for Me? – 1:30-3:30pm. With Dr. Somesh Kaushik, an Ayurvedic and Naturopathic physician. Tovamiyoga, 112 West Boston Post Rd, Mamaroneck. 914.618.4887. TovamiYoga.com.

The Marriage of Psychotherapy and Astrology: A Match Made in Heaven – 2-3:30pm. With renowned psychotherapist and astrologer, Alan Ellis. $30. First time event. Universal Healing Arts, 4 Crestview Ave. Cortlandt Manor. Must register: 914.737. 4325.

SUNDAY, JANUARY 27

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

Death Cafe – 1-3pm. Maggie Callanan will be talking about “Those Dying Slowly of Illness”.at the Katonah Village Library, 26 Bedford Rd, Katonah.

WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 30

Natural Approaches to Self-Care – Learn holistic ways to improve health from a naturopathic doctor. $25. $20 as part of a series. Beacon of Light Wellness Center, 4 S Chestnut St, Beacon. Alison: 845.202.3515. BeaconOfLightWellnessCenter.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.

Manifest Your 2019 – – 7-9pm. With Carla Blaha. Learn to apply the Law of Attraction to create desires. Tangible realistic exercises to produce results. $35. Soulauras, 510 N State Rd, Briarcliff. RSVP required: 914.941.2400. Soulauras.com.

Adult Guided Channeling/Meditation Group – 8-9pm. With Merrill Black. Unique theme, meditation, group discussion. $20. The Temperance Center, 453 White Plains Rd, Ste 203, Eastchester. 914.793.2600. TheTemperanceCenter.com.

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 1

Crystal Bowl Sound Bath – Two Sessions: 6 & 7:30pm. Hudson Valley Healing Center in Poughkeepsie welcomes Daniel Lauter. $40, includes salt therapy. Info: HudsonValleyHealingCenter.com.

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 2

Zen Mind, Zen Space – 10am-Noon. Four-week series. Combines mindfulness meditation with the creation of sacred art, including smudging tools, black rock painting, dreamcatchers and sacred candles. $40 weekly. $140 prepaid for series. Hands of Serenity Healing, 1129 Main St, Fishkill. 845.896.1915. HandsofSerenityHealing.com.

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 6

Natural Approaches to Anxiety – Learn holistic ways to manage anxiety from a naturopathic doctor. $25. $20 as part of a series. Beacon of Light Wellness Center, 4 S Chestnut St, Beacon. Alison 845.202.3515. BeaconOfLightWellnessCenter.com.

 

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