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

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UPCOMING EVENTS
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SATURDAY, AUGUST 1

Tapping, Two-day Workshop – Aug 1-2. Learn how to mine the Akash and be hypnotically regressed to past lives that hold important keys to happiness in this life. Powerful. Crystal Temple, Larchmont. Info, Diane: 914.575.8170. QuantumEFT.com.au/package.

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

Community Yoga Class – 11:30am-12:45pm. 1st Sat. Practice in a sacred space. All levels. Free. The YogaScape, 64 Gleneida Ave, Carmel. Register/info: Info: 845.225.9642. TheYogaScape.com.

The Hudson Valley Exposition – Noon-9pm. Rain or shine. Showcases for holistic wellness and energy, artisan marketplace, restaurant row, performers, food, craft beer and wines and laser light show. Riverfront Green Park in Peekskill. Info: 914.737.3600. HVExposition.com.

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

SUNDAY, AUGUST 2

Yoga, Meditation + Healthy Lunch – 10am-3pm. Outside Yoga, meditation on the ground, learn dry skin blush, and fresh lunch made by chef. $60. Hudson Valley Healing, 122 Belvedere Rd, Beacon. 917.312.6188, hudsonvallyhealing.jimdo.com, mtbodyworklab.com.

Pre-Natal Yoga – Aug 2-23. 10:30-11:30am. With Danielle Guillet. Strengthen and open, cultivating breath awareness and mind-body unity through yoga poses modified for requirements of the pregnant body. $100. Quest Yoga Arts, 11-13 E Main St, Mt Kisco. Register/info: 914.241.9642. QuestYogaArts.com.

MONDAY, AUGUST 3

Pre-Natal Yoga – Aug 3-24. 6:45-7:45pm. With Jessica Outlaw. Strengthen and open, cultivating breath awareness and mind-body unity through yoga poses modified for requirements of the pregnant body. $100. Quest Yoga Arts, 11-13 E Main St, Mt Kisco. Register/info: 914.241.9642. QuestYogaArts.com.

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

TUESDAY, AUGUST 4

Reiki Level III: Master Practitioner – Aug 4, 11, 18 & 24. 6-9:30pm. Prerequisite 6-12 months of Reiki practice at Level II. Attune to the Master Symbol. Learn Reiki grids, aura clearing and more. $550. Hands of Serenity Healing, 1129 Main St, Fishkill. Register: 845.896.1915. HandsOfSerenityHealing.com.

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 5

Teacher Training Info Session – An opportunity to learn about the upcoming Riverstone Yoga teacher training program. Free. Riverstone Yoga, 2 Hudson View Way, Tarrytown. 914.332.9642. RiverstoneYoga.com.

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

Beginner Workshop – Aug 5-26. 7-8pm. With Laura Jensen. Step-by-step instruction through yoga breathing, core postures and the flow that links all these elements together. $100. Quest Yoga Arts, 11-13 E Main St, Mt Kisco. Register: 914.241.9642. QuestYogaArts.com.

ADD Just Doesn’t Add Up – 7-9pm. Is it really a short attention span? Learn current facts and how to distinguish visual problems that mimic or complicate AD(H)D. Free. Dr. Samantha Slotnick, 495 Central Park Ave, Ste 301, Scarsdale. RSVP, Jane: 914.874.1177. DrSlotnick.com.

THURSDAY, AUGUST 6

Second Annual Bird Cage Fundraiser – 6-8pm. To benefit Sharp Again Naturally. Music, food, drink, and good company. $15 includes appetizers; cash bar, door prizes and raffles. Pinnacle at Heritage Hills, 100 West Dr, Somers. RSVP/Info: Wing-NY.com/event-calendar.

Evening of Heavenly Connections With Mediums – 6:30-10pm. With Maura, Hudson Valley Medium and Tamara, Southern Belle Medium. Loving and healing messages from loved ones that have crossed over. Includes dinner with cash bar. Four Brothers Restaurant, Mahopac. Tickets: Luvsblessings.com. Info: 845.661.8295.

MELT Series – Aug 6-27. 7-8:15pm. With Joy Jacobson. Self-treatment method that eliminates chronic pain, improves performance and decreases accumulated stress caused by repetitive postures and movements. Quest Yoga Arts, 11-13 E Main St, Mt Kisco. Register: 914.241.9642. QuestYogaArts.com.

Ying-Yang Fundraiser – 7:45-9pm. Healing practice of active and restorative postures followed by Yoga Nidra meditation. $20. Preregistration required. Riverstone Yoga, 2 Hudson View Way, Tarrytown. 914.332.9642. RiverstoneYoga.com.

FRIDAY, AUGUST 7

Evening of Heavenly Connections With Mediums – 6:30-10pm. With Maura, Hudson Valley Medium and Tamara, Southern Belle Medium. Loving and healing messages from loved ones that have crossed over. Includes dinner with cash bar. Trattoria 160 Italian Restaurant, Pleasantville. Tickets: Luvsblessings.com. Info: 845.661.8295.

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, AUGUST 9

Family Meditation at Chuang Yen Monastery – 9-10am. Ages 5 and up w/ parent or guardian, includes Buddhist stories; part of their regular Sunday morning meditation program. Kuan Yin (Meditation) Hall, Chuang Yen Monastery, 2020 Rte. 301, Carmel. Free/donations. Info: BAUS.org.

Natural Awakenings Wellness Village at the Hudson Valley Regional Farmers Market – 10am-2pm. Kick-off Wellness Village will feature chair massage, cold laser therapy for pain and natural bug repellent. Location info: HudsonValleyFarmersMarket.org.

The Hastings Flea – 10am-4pm. Curated, specialty outdoor flea market, overlooking the Hudson River; across the street from the Hastings on Hudson Metro North station at the Hastings-on-Hudson Metro North Train station parking lot. Info: HastingsFlea.com.

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 12

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

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

THURSDAY, AUGUST 13

Prenatal Teacher Training Certification – 8/13-8/16. Structuring and sequencing, asana modifications by trimester, key restorative postures, as well as, alignment and anatomy. $600. Member; $650. Non-member. Wainwright House, Rye. Info: 914.967.6080. Wainwright.org.

Network Spinal Analysis and Reorganizational Healing Workshop – 7-8:30pm. W/ Lawrence Stern, DC. Greater self-awareness and conscious awakening of relationships between body, mind, emotion and more. Free. Finger Lakes School of Massage, 272 N Bedford Rd, Mt Kisco. RSVP: 914.241.7363 x12.

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

FRIDAY, AUGUST 14

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

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

SATURDAY, AUGUST 15

Peachtopia Festival – 11am-4pm. Peach pie baking contest, live music from the Eric Hill Band, Tractor wagon rides through the orchard. Lots of white, yellow and donut peaches picking. Fishkill Farms, 9 Fishkill Farm Rd, Hopewell Junction. FishkillFarms.com.

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

SUNDAY, AUGUST 16

Family Meditation at Chuang Yen Monastery – 9-10am. Ages 5 and up w/ parent or guardian, includes Buddhist stories; part of their regular Sunday morning meditation program. Kuan Yin (Meditation) Hall, Chuang Yen Monastery, 2020 Rte. 301, Carmel. Free/donations. Info: BAUS.org.

Restorative Yoga Workshop – 5-7pm. With Karla Diamond. Release deeply held tensions, calm nervous system, strengthen immune system and increase self-awareness. $25 preregistered. $30 door. Quest Yoga Arts, 11-13 E Main St, Mt Kisco. Preregister: 914.241.9642. QuestYogaArts.com.

MONDAY, AUGUST 17

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 19

Vision & Success in School – 7-9pm. Discover tools to identify kids 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.

FRIDAY, AUGUST 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.

SATURDAY, AUGUST 22

New Dawn Foundation’s 4th Annual Health & Wellness Expo – 10am-5pm. $35 cash admission entitles participants to sessions with all the practitioners. The New Dawn Foundation, 590 Davenport Ave.New Rochelle. Info: 914.632.8084. TheNewDawnFoundation.org.

DeCicco’s 4th Annual Local Food Festival – 11am-4pm. Over 50 local food vendors, including farmers, bakers, cheese makers and brewers with samples and info at tasting tables. Fun activities for kids. DeCicco & Son, 50 Independent Way, Brewster. Info: DeCiccoAndSons.com. 845.278.0836.

Now at Woodfrog Pond – 2pm. Hike to the Woodfrog Pond with naturalist and get hands-on with some of the local residents. $5 members. $8 nonmembers. Greenburgh Nature Center. Info: 914.723.3470. GreenburghNatureCenter.org.

SUNDAY, AUGUST 23

Childbirth Education Series – 1-3pm (8/23, 8/30 & 9/13). Discussion on stages of labor, medical interventions and healthy choices. Breath work, movement, and massage techniques will be offered.  $180/3 sessions. Quest Yoga Arts 11-13 E. Main St. Mt. Kisco.  Register: questyogaarts.com. 914.241.YOGA.

OLHT Meditation for Self-Healing & Renewal – 2:30-4pm. Self-healing practices. Receive energy healing from Penny Lavin, OLHT Instructor/Practitioner. $20 session. $45 three-session series. One Light Healing Touch Energy Healing & Mystery School, Lagrangeville. Penny: 845.878.5165. olht1.com.

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 26

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

FRIDAY, AUGUST 28

Learn Healing Techniques Workshop – 6:30-8:30pm. With Healer and Author Brett Bevell. $35. Synchronicity, 1511 Rte 22, Brewster. RSVP: 845.363.1765. SynchronicityNY.com.

SATURDAY, AUGUST 29

Reiki Master Class – Aug 29 & 30. 10am-5pm. With Reiki Master Marcus Feighery. $675/pp includes both classes. Synchronicity, 1511 Rte 22, Brewster. RSVP: 845.363.1765. SynchronicityNY.com.

SUNDAY, AUGUST 30

Holistic Moms Network: A Tempting Taste of Delicious Gardens – 10am-12pm. Social and educational event. Tastings by Farmigo. Open to all local HMN chapter members and interested future members. 180 Rte 117 Bypass Rd, Bedford Hills. RSVP required: Facebook.com/NWestLoPutHMN.

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

MONDAY, AUGUST 31

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

MELT: Strength – 11:30-12pm. Innovative class that uses body rollers to release tension and stress within the body and mind. $30. Riverstone Yoga, 2 Hudson View Way, Tarrytown. 914.332.9642. RiverstoneYoga.com.

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

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UPCOMING EVENTS

Please call ahead to confirm event details.

 

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 1

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

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

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

SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 2

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

MONDAY, NOVEMBER 3

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

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

TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 4

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

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 5

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

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

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

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

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 6

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

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

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 7

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

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

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

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

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 8

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

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

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

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

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

SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 9

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

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

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

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

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

MONDAY, NOVEMBER 10

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

TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 11

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

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

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 12

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

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

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

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

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 13

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

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 14

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

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

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

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

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

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 15

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 16

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

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

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

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

TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 18

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

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

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 19

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

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 20

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

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

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

Friday, November 21

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

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

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 22

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

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

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

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

SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 23

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

MONDAY, NOVEMBER 24

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

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

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 28

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

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 29

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

SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 30

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

 

Natural Awakenings Calendar Listings for January, 2014 in Westchester, Putnam & Dutchess, NY

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UPCOMING EVENTS

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WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 1

New Moon Virtual Gathering – 7pm. Mythology, guided meditations and symbolic ritual facilitated by astrologer Pamela Cucinell via webinar. Info: 917.796.6026. InsightOasis.com.

SATURDAY, JANUARY 4

Introduction to Mindfulness Meditation – 2pm. Guided instruction in mindfulness meditation practices, review of physiological and psychological components of the stress cycle, group dialogue and mindful communication exercises to enhance awareness. $30. 49 Lawton St, 2nd floor, New Rochelle 914.632.1101. WestchesterYogaArts.com.

Restorative Yoga – 2-3:30pm. Small class size allows for a hands-on. Therapeutic practice to soothe the body and mind. $30 non-members. All Sport Health and Fitness, 17 Old Main St. Fishkill. Pre-register: 845.896.5678; allsportfishkill.com.

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

SUNDAY, JANUARY 5

Aromatherapy: Healing with Essential Oils – 11am. Essential Oils are completely natural and stimulate the body’s own innate capacity to heal anything from anxiety to even cancer. Free. 49 Lawton St, 2nd floor, New Rochelle. 914.632.1101. WestchesterYogaArts.com.

Teaching Trails: A Community Path for Environmental Education – 11:30am-12pm. Also Jan 12, 19, 26. Guided trail walk through the winter woodland forest. Free. Greenburgh Nature Center. 914.723.3470.GreenburghNatureCenter.org.

Core Principles of Pilates – 12:30-2:30pm. Workshop with Kate Petagine focuses on the teachings of Joseph Pilates’ principles to properly and safely execute exercise. $25. Inner Balance Studio, 1072 Rt. 311, Patterson. Pre-register: 845.878.7800.

First Hike of the New Year – 1-2:30pm. Hike up into Hidden Valley to look for winter wildlife and toast the New Year with a hot drink on the return. Teatown Lake Reservation, 1600 Spring Valley Rd, Ossining. Preregistration: 914.762.2912 x110. Teatown.org.

MONDAY, JANUARY 6

6 Week Yoga Workshops at Quest Yoga Arts – Jan 6-Feb 10. Beginner’s workshop at 9:30am, post-natal at 11am, pre-natal at 6:30pm. $150/6wks. 11-13 E Main St, Mt Kisco.914.241.9642. QuestYogaArts.com.

Bi Monthly Adult Meditation Group – 7-8pm w/Merrill Black, Reiki Master. Unique theme, guided meditation, and group discussion. The Temperance Center, 453 White Plains Rd, Ste 203, Eastchester. $15.914.793.2600. TheTemperanceCenter.com.

TUESDAY, JANUARY 7

6 week Yoga Therapeutics Workshop – 11am-12:30pm. Poses offered at a slower pace supporting optimal functioning of the joints, muscles and organs. Class for beginners, seniors and those working with injuries and chronic illnesses. All levels. $150/6wks. Quest Yoga Arts, 11-13 E Main St, Mt Kisco. Preregister: QuestYogaArts.com.

Kids’ Yoga – with certified Children’s Yoga instructor, Alice Sipple. Tuesdays begin Jan 7, 4:30-5:15 pm, ages 5-8, Fridays begin January 10:15;11am ages 2-5 (with parent). $60 members (6 week session), $72 non-members (6 week session). All Sport Health and Fitness, 17 Old Main St. Fishkill. Pre-register: 845.896.5678; allsportfishkill.com.

WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 8

Building a Better Future Now – 7pm/refreshments; 7:30pm/program. Get involved and learn about redesigning the regional energy and transportation structure through decentralized energy, walkable communities and more. Free. Greenburgh Nature Center.914.723.3470. GreenBurghNatureCenter.org.

THURSDAY, JANUARY 9

Yoga Warriors Method – 12-1:15pm. Class designed to help alleviate the symptoms of combat stress, post-traumatic stress disorder and increase resilience of critical task performers working in high stress environments. Nueva Alma Yoga and Wellness, 811 McLean Ave, Yonkers. Vets get 20% discount. 914.294.0606. NuevaAlma.com.

Winter Renewal 14 Day Detox – 5:30-7:30pm. Lose weight, stop cravings, improve digestion, sleep better and increase energy with this safe detoxification program supervised by an MD. Most insurance accepted; product extra. 2 Overhill Rd, Ste 260, Scarsdale.914.722.9440. SifmNY.com.

FRIDAY, JANUARY 10

Gentle Yoga Chair Series – 9am. Jan 10-Feb 28. Appropriate for students who are new to yoga and also for those needing to go super gentle, perhaps dealing with injury or recent surgery.  $140/7 classes or $20ea. 49 Lawton St, 2nd floor, New Rochelle.914.632.1101. WestchesterYogaArts.com.

Chakra Alignment Series – 11am. Jan 10-Feb 28. Start the year with aligned chakras, create freedom of movement and unblock energy. Each class focuses on a different chakra. $175/7 classes or $25ea. 49 Lawton St, 2nd floor, New Rochelle.914.632.1101. WestchesterYogaArts.com.

Mommy & Me Yoga – 11am-12pm. Jan 10-Jan 31. For post natal moms and their babies, crawlers and walkers. Breath, bend and bond with baby. $100/4wks. Quest Yoga Arts, 11-13 E Main St, Mt. Kisco. Preregister: QuestYogaArts.com.

Bi Monthly Adult Meditation Group – 7-8pm w/Merrill Black, Reiki Master. Unique theme, guided meditation, group discussion. The Temperance Center, 453 White Plains Rd, Ste 203, Eastchester. $15.914.793.2600.TheTemperanceCenter.com.

Make the Most of 2014 Astrology Gathering – 7-8:30pm. Each attendee receives a mini-session for the whole group’s enlightenment with astrologer Pamela Cucinell. Watercooler, Tarrytown. $35. Preregister: 917.796.6026. InsightOasis.com.

Saturday, January 11

Mandala Making and Energy Healing – 9:30am-2:30pm.Half day workshop. A great restorative practice for the New Year. $120. Art Therapy on Hudson. Info/register: 914.584.1820 or artxonhudson.com.

SUNDAY, JANUARY 12

For Power, Insight, Healing and Connection with Jim Wolfson – 9am-5pm. Beginners or experienced shamanic students welcome. There is a power and healing benefit by doing this work in community.  No experience necessary. $150. Golden Temple Yoga, Katonah. Register: Goldentempleyoga.com. Info: Jim Wolfson at 508.789.1290.

Small Book Making Workshops – 10am-noon or 1:30- 3:30pm. Make for yourself or as a gift. $30, all materials supplied. Art Therapy on Hudson. Info/register: 914.584.1820 or artxonhudson.com.

Yoga Nidra – 3-5pm. Yoga Nidra, a form of deep relaxation, brings a sense of renewal and creates an opportunity for self-awareness, acceptance and healing. $30. Quest Yoga Arts, 11-13 E Main St, Mt Kisco. Preregister: QuestYogaArts.com.

Meditation Class – 5-6pm. Also Jan 26. Inspired by ISHTA Yoga, pre and post meditative asanas are used to prepare and restore the body and the tools of pranayama, visualization, and mantra are used to still the mind. $15. Quest Yoga Arts, 11-13 E Main St, Mt Kisco. QuestYogaArts.com.

WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 15

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

THURSDAY, JANUARY 16

Finger Lakes School of Massage Financial Aid Night – 5:30-7pm. Learn about loans, scholarships, VA benefits and grants from Finger Lakes School of Massage’s financial aid coordinator. Free. RSVP: 914.241.7363 x14. FLSM.com.

Yoga Warriors Method – 12-1:15pm. Class designed to help alleviate the symptoms of combat stress, post-traumatic stress disorder and increase resilience of critical task performers working in high stress environments. Nueva Alma Yoga and Wellness, 811 McLean Ave, Yonkers. Vets get 20% discount. 914.294.0606. NuevaAlma.com.

FRIDAY, JANUARY 17

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

BlisSing – An evening of joyful, call and response chanting. With Cat Guthrie and Eileen O’Hare. 7:30-8:45, $10 members, $15 non-members. All Sport Health and Fitness, 17 Old Main St. Fishkill. Pre-register: 845.896.5678; allsportfishkill.com.

SATURDAY, JANUARY 18

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

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

Life Changes Workshop – 1-3pm. How to support someone who has incurred a loss (in different form and areas in life). Learn how to be supportive. $25 donation. Yonkers Wellness Center, 10 Palisade Ave, 2nd Floor, Yonkers. Call Chandra or Dianne: 914.457.7807.

Full Moon Workshop: Liminal Liberation – 3-6pm. This workshop discusses activation and a participation in how to access the Mind at Large – as Aldous Huxley called it. $65online/$70 door; includes workshop, dinner & entry to the full moon gathering. CoSM.org.

CoSM’s Full Moon Gathering – 7pm doors open; 7:30-9:30pm, ceremony; 9:30pm-12am, music and performance artists. An inter-denominational ceremony embracing the richness of diverse cultures in music, poetry and shared community include interactive experiences through art, music, meditation, prayer and rhythm. $10/advance or $15.CoSM.org.

SUNDAY, JANUARY 19

Awaken Wellness Fair – 10am-5pm. A whole new kind of body-mind-spirit-green expo with speakers, healers, vendors and readers. Over 100 exhibitors and 1000 guests. Hotel Pennsylvania, 401 7th Ave, NYC. Exhibitor spots available. AwakenFair.com.

Yoga: Laying the Foundation – 11am-1pm. Explore asana practice with attention to precision of alignment learning how to create ease and balance in a pose; connect the parts to the whole in a sequence of asanas. $30. 49 Lawton St, 2nd floor, New Rochelle 914.632.1101. WestchesterYogaArts.com.

Crystal Singing Bowls Workshop, Meditation & Surprise Musical Guest in Concert – 1-4pm. Raise the vibration, increase the clarity of one’s being, of one’s aura and of one’s chakras. $36. RSVP/Info: 914.575.8170.

Yoga and Qigong – 3-4:15pm. w/ Nadiya Nottingham. The first week in a series of six. Bring qigong into daily life and the New Year will begin with abundance! $90/six weeks. Inner Balance Studio, 1072 Rt. 311, Patterson. Pre-register: 845.878.7800.

Restorative Yoga Workshop – 4-6pm. Release deeply held tensions, calm the nervous system, strengthen the immune system, and increase self awareness. $30. Quest Yoga Arts, 11-13 E Main St, Mt. Kisco. Preregister: QuestYogaArts.com.

MONDAY, JANUARY 20

Bi Monthly Adult Meditation Group – 7-8pm w/Merrill Black, Reiki Master. Unique theme, guided meditation, group discussion. The Temperance Center, 453 White Plains Rd, Ste 203, Eastchester. $15.914.793.2600.TheTemperanceCenter.com.

TUESDAY, JANUARY 21

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

WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 22

Self Discovery Workshop – 7-9:30pm. Also 1/29 and 2/5. Facilitated by Althea Jacobs. $125/3 wks. Synchronicity, 1511 Rte 22, Brewster. RSVP: 845.363.1765. SynchronicityNY.com.

THURSDAY, JANUARY 23

Yoga Warriors Method – 12-1:15pm. Class designed to help alleviate the symptoms of combat stress, post-traumatic stress disorder and increase resilience of critical task performers working in high stress environments. Nueva Alma Yoga and Wellness, 811 McLean Ave, Yonkers. Vets get 20% discount. 914.294.0606. NuevaAlma.com.

FRIDAY, JANUARY 24

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

SATURDAY, JANUARY 25

Grassroots Fundraising Workshop – 10am-2pm. Facilitated by Rebecca O Johnson, Consultant, Professor of Health Advocacy at Sarah Lawrence College.$60.WESPAC office in White Plains. Register: WESPAC.org. Info: GrassrootsFundraising.org.

Reiki Master Teacher Training Certification – 12-8pm. Jan 25-26. Class teaches how to pass attunements, arrange classes and other topics necessary to become a Reiki teacher and practitioner. Prerequisites: Reiki I and II. $550/2 days. 49 Lawton St, 2nd floor, New Rochelle 914.632.1101. WestchesterYogaArts.com.

FLSM Continuing Education class for LMT’s – Jan 25-26. Advanced stretching techniques for body workers focuses on accessing different muscle groups using stretches done on clients via the table and floor. Requirement: Licensed Massage Therapist. Westchester Finger Lakes School of Massage. Register: FLSM.com.

Elisa Peimer performs at The Blooming Seed Coffee House Doors Open at 7pm. Great grass roots live music, coffee from Coffee Labs Roasters and dessert cash bar from Home Sweet Home Bakery. $12/cover includes coffee and tea. The Blooming Seed Coffee, 760 Route Six Mahopac (Nestled within Temple Beth Shalom).

SUNDAY, JANUARY 26

Crystal Bowl Healing – 1-3pm, with Intuitive/Sound Healer, Jessica Richman, who will use color and crystal healing, songs, chanting and, with permission, hands-on healing. $22. RSVP/Info: 914.575.8170.

Tracks and Scats – 1-2pm. Animal tracks and droppings offer a glimpse into an animal’s ecology and behavior; hike to discover what’s been happening in the woods, returning to match scat and tracks. Free/members or $5. Teatown Lake Reservation, Ossining. Preregistration: 914.762.2912 x110. Info: Teatown.org.

WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 29

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

THURSDAY, JANUARY 30

New Moon Ceremony & Mystical Vision Board Workshop – 7-10pm. Bring pictures and ideas of what is wanted to manifest in in 2014 and beyond. $22, includes supplies. RSVP/Info: 914.575.8170.

Yoga Warriors Method – 12-1:15pm. Class designed to help alleviate the symptoms of combat stress, post-traumatic stress disorder and increase resilience of critical task performers working in high stress environments. Nueva Alma Yoga and Wellness, 811 McLean Ave, Yonkers. Vets get 20% discount. 914.294.0606. NuevaAlma.com.

Weigh Less/Live More: New Year/New You – 6:30-8pm. Discover safe ways to lose weight and still feel satisfied. The Temperance Center, 453 White Plains Rd, Ste 201, Eastchester. $15. Jen: 914.361.9258. TheTemperanceCenter.com.

New Moon Gathering – 7-8:30pm. Mythology, guided meditations and symbolic ritual facilitated by astrologer Pamela Cucinell. Bring a journal or notebook. $20/members or $25. Wainwright House, Rye. Info: 917.796.6026.Wainwright.org.

FRIDAY, JANUARY 31

Chinese New Year Blessing Ceremony – 5am-5pm. The Chuang Yen Monastery’s2014 Chinese New Year Ceremony includes drumming ceremony, repentance ceremony, dharma talk and more. Chuang Yen Monastery, 2020 Rte 301, Carmel.845. 225.1819. Baus.org.

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

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 1

Reiki I Class – 1-5:30pm. Feb 1-Feb 2. Learn self-healing benefits of Reiki, history, ethics, and hand positions. $150 manual/certificate, Anne Bentzen, Usui/Karuna Master. Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 236 S Bedford Rd, Mt.Kisco. 914.588.4079. StarVisionsCommunity.org.

Yoga the Iyengar Way – 1:30-3pm. Feb 1-Mar 8. Explore the building blocks of Iyengar yoga: alignment of body mind/body breath/ and Self. Build from the ground up, step by step with precise instructions. $25ea or $127.50/series. 49 Lawton St, 2nd floor, New Rochelle. 914.632.1101. WestchesterYogaArts.com.

Winter Yoga Retreat – 9:30am-6pm. Feb 1-Feb 2. Enjoy a 2-day retreat in meditation, yoga, the world of essential oils, restorative yoga, eating for a yoga body and kirtan. $225. 49 Lawton St, 2nd floor, New Rochelle. 914.632.1101. WestchesterYogaArts.com.

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 6

Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction Course – 9:15-11:30am. Feb 6-Mar 23. Discover practical skills for coping with stress and uncertainty, increased clarity and creative thinking, greater energy and well being, increased awareness of body/mind connections and the healing power of meditative practices. Westchester Yoga Arts, New Rochelle. Info: 914.632.1101. WestchesterYogaArts.com.

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