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

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

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

MONDAY, JULY 1

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, JULY 2

Qigong Morning Class – July 2, 9, 16, 23 and 30. 9:30-10:30am. Perfect for beginners. An ancient Chinese art that that involves meditation, controlled breathing and gentle movement. Universal Healing Arts Connection, 4 Crestview Ave, Cortlandt Manor. Price info: 914.737.4325. UniversalHealingArts.com.

Beginner Restorative Yoga and Meditation – July 2, 9, 16, 23, 30. 9:30-10:45am.With Jennifer Llewellyn. Gently build strength, restore and meditate. $25. Golden Prana, 223 Katonah Ave, Katonah. 914.984.3408. GoldenPrana.yoga.

Qi Gong Classes – July 2, 9, 16, 23 and 30. 10-11am. $15. Sandy Dutchess Yoga, 1575 Rte 376, Lynn Building at the corner of All Angels Hills Rd, Wappingers Falls. Register/available price pkgs: 845.416.4598. EmpoweredByNature.net.

Qi Gong Classes – July 2, 9, 16, 23 and 30. 6:30-7:30pm. $10/class. Sacred Space Healing Arts, 436 Main St, Beacon. Register: 845.416.4598. EmpoweredByNature.net.

Qigong Evening Class – July 2, 9, 16, 23 and 30. 7-8pm. Perfect for beginners. An ancient Chinese art that involves meditation, controlled breathing and gentle movement. $15/class. Walk-ins welcome. Universal Healing Arts Connection, 4 Crestview Ave, Cortlandt Manor. 914.737.4325. UniversalHealingArts.com.

WEDNESDAY, JULY 3

Candlelight Yin Yoga – July 3, 10, 17, 24 and 31. 6:30-7:30pm. Perfect for beginners. Increases circulation in the joints and improves flexibility. Enlightens the body, mind and spirit. $15, mats provided for free. Universal Healing Arts Connection, 4 Crestview Ave, Cortlandt Manor. 914.737.4325. UniversalHealingArts.com.

SUNDAY, JULY 7

Mandala Drawing and Watercolor Painting Workshop – July 7, 14 and Aug 4. 1-4pm. With Dr. Holly Horner Lovegrove. Reconnect with one’s inner artist while creating a powerful meditation mandala. No experience necessary. Universal Healing Arts Connection, 4 Crestview Ave, Cortlandt Manor. Price info: 914.737.4325. UniversalHealingArts.com.

MONDAY, JULY 8

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, JULY 9

Free Lecture: Ayurveda & Seasonal Detoxing—How to Do It Gently and Safely – 7-9pm. With Dr. Somesh Kaushik, an Ayurvedic and Naturopathic physician. Lewisboro Library, 15 Main St, South Salem. 914.875.9004. LewisboroLibrary.org.

WEDNESDAY, JULY 10

Crown Of Eternity: Live in Concert – A Sound Healing Experience Like No Other – 7-9pm. Mike Tamburo orchestrates his way through 40+ overtone-rich instruments including gongs, bells, hammered dulcimer and tuned metal instruments. $35. Golden Prana, 223 Katonah Ave, Katonah. 914.984.3408. GoldenPrana.yoga.

Eyes… and the Brain 7-9pm. Vision is 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, Jane: 914.874.1177. DrSlotnick.com.

THURSDAY, JULY 11

Ayurvedic Doshas – 1-3pm. With Deirdre Breen. Learn about the VATA Dosha and balance the elements of one’s health. $45. Golden Prana, 223 Katonah Ave, Katonah. 914.984.3408. GoldenPrana.yoga.

Group Healing – 7:30-9pm. With Gene Krackehl. Relax in a zero-gravity chair and listen to music that will take away stress and heal  body, mind and spirit. $60. Universal Healing Arts Connection, 4 Crestview Ave, Cortlandt Manor.914.737.4325. UniversalHealingArts.com.

FRIDAY, JULY 12

Family Yoga Class – July 12-Aug 9. 10:15-11am. Parents and children spend quality mindful time together. Children learn breath awareness, movement, focus activities and relaxation. Class includes simple yoga poses, storytelling, crafting and more. Universal Healing Arts Connection, 4 Crestview Ave, Cortlandt Manor. Price info: 914.737.4325. UniversalHealingArts.com.

Natural Way to Quit Alcohol, Sugar, Smoking…– 6:30-7:30pm. Learn about a simple, effective treatment for quitting smoking, alcohol, sugar and more. Simpler than most dare to believe. Free info session. Briarcliff location. Info: 914.473.2015; quitwithquinn.com.

Sound Healing – 6-8pm. With Dan Lauter. A guided meditative sound bath to clear away stress utilizing the healing power of singing bowls. $30. Universal Healing Arts Connection, 4 Crestview Ave, Cortlandt Manor.914.737.4325. UniversalHealingArts.com.

Free PTSD Acupuncture Clinic – 6:30-7:30pm. NADA protocol uplifts mood, improves sleep and provides relief for emotional trauma. Includes simple acupuncture treatment. Pellegrino Healing Center, 4307 Albany Post Rd, Hyde Park. Info: 845.233.5672. PellegrinoHealingCenter.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, JULY 13

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.

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

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

Food + Farm Day – 12noon-4pm, rain or shine. Tastings, tours, demonstrations and workshops for all ages. Food, beverages and pantry items will be sold at  marketplace and farm store. Glynwood Center for Regional Food and Farming, Glynwood Road, Cold Spring. Info: 845.265.3338, Advance registration online required: Glynwood.org.

Family Yoga Class – July 13-Aug10. 12:15-1pm. Parents and children spend quality mindful time together. Children learn breath awareness, movement, focus activities and relaxation. Class includes simple yoga poses, storytelling, crafting and more. Universal Healing Arts Connection, 4 Crestview Ave, Cortlandt Manor. Price info: 914.737.4325. UniversalHealingArts.com.

SUNDAY, JULY 14

Interfaith Sundays at The Chapel at Croton Falls – 10:30-11:30am. Transitions and Transformations with Rev. Melanie Gambino. All welcome. Refreshments follow. Parking across street. The Chapel at Croton Falls, 609 Rt. 22, Croton Falls. Info: chapelatcrotonfalls.org.

LifeForce Yoga Chakra Balancing Flow & Yoga Nidra – 11am-12:30pm. With Merrill Black. Gentle meditative flow using sounds, postures, hand gestures and restorative poses to balance chakras. Ending with yoga nidra. $20. The Temperance Center, 453 White Plains Rd, Ste 203, Eastchester. 914.793.2600. TheTemperanceCenter.com.

MONDAY, JULY 15

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

TUESDAY, JULY 16

Sharp Again Soiree – Support the prevention and treatment of memory loss through multi-therapeutic, natural approach. Roving mentalist, dinner, dancing, silent auction. Tickets: $150. CV Rich Mansion, 305 Ridgeway, White Plains. Info: 914.281.1404.

Free Lecture: Ayurveda, Diet & Nutrition—Achieving Balance and Harmony – 7-9pm. With Dr. Somesh Kaushik, an Ayurvedic and Naturopathic physician. Pawling Library, 11 Broad St, Pawling.845.855.3444. PawlingLibrary.org.

Full Moon Empowerment Gathering – 7:30-9pm. A sacred space to celebrate La Luna in ceremony with intention setting, compassionate sharing and soul connection with other empowered moon goddesses. $40. Hudson Valley Healing Center, 51 Springside Ave, Poughkeepsie. 845.250.3163. HudsonValleyHealingCenter.com.

WEDNESDAY, JULY 17

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, JULY 18

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

Gong Sound Bath in the Salt Cave – 8-8:45pm. Gong is a musical instrument which is an effortless way to tune into the divine. The sound is profoundly relaxing and activates the parasympathetic nervous system. $40. Hudson Valley Healing Center, 51 Springside Ave, Poughkeepsie. 845.250.3163. HudsonValleyHealingCenter.com.

Friday, July 19

Food Truck Fridays and More – 5-9pm. Third Fridays. Six food trucks—four savory and two sweet—with live music and some open mic nights to add to the neighborhood feel. 56 Westchester Ave, Pound Ridge. Info: PoundRidgePartnership.org.

Curing Addiction from the Core: Quit with Quinn Info Session – 6:30-7:30pm. Learn about the unseen energy of addiction and how this simple, natural method can help you quit for good. Alcohol, smoking, sugar, behaviors. Free. Briarcliff location. Info: 914.473.2015; quitwithquinn.com.

SATURDAY, JULY 20

Herb Garden Days at John Jay Homestead – 10am-2pm. Featured Herb of the Month lemon verbena, will be used for tastings, baked goods and family activities. John Jay Homestead , 400 Jay St. (Rt. 22), Katonah. Info:  JohnJayHomestead.org.

SUNDAY, JULY 21

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

MONDAY, JULY 22

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, JULY 23

Paint and Sip Class – 7-9pm. At the Bedford Hills Wine and Beer Bar, 27 Adams St, Depot Plaza, Bedford. Info: BHWineAndBeerBar.com.

Free Lecture: What is Ayurvedic Medicine and How Does it Compare with Western (Allopathic) Medicine? – 7-9pm.With Dr. Somesh Kaushik, an Ayurvedic and Naturopathic physician. Yonkers Public Library (Crestwood Branch), 16 Thompson St, Yonkers. 914.337.1500. ypl.org.

THURSDAY, JULY 25

The Sunset Market at Jefferson Valley Mall – 5-8:30pm. Healthy living and holistic wellness area. Fun for all ages, vendors, live music, a beer garden, children’s activities and more. Info: JeffersonValleyMall.com.

Sacred Circle: For Healers Only – 7:30-9pm. With Gene Krackehl. Opportunity for reiki healers or those that practice any form of energy healing to share and receive each other’s talents. $20. Universal Healing Arts Connection, 4 Crestview Ave, Cortlandt Manor. 914.737.4325. UniversalHealingArts.com.

FRIDAY, JULY 26

48th Annual Putnam County 4-H Fair – 7/26, 7/27 & 7/28. Rain or Shine. Animals, country living auction, food, entertainment, games, activities, exhibits, horse show, master gardener, plant sale and touch a truck. Free Admission. Free Parking. Info: putnam.cce.cornell.edu.

Inspirational Weekend Vacation Retreat for Women – July 26-28. Hudson River views, a prayer hut, labyrinth and walking trails and outdoor pool. Led by Kacey Morabito Grean of Shine On The Health & Happiness Show. The Mariandale Center, Ossining. Details: Kacey.co.

Natural Way to Quit Alcohol, Sugar, Smoking…– 6:30-7:30pm. Learn about a simple, effective treatment for quitting smoking, alcohol, sugar and more. Simpler than most dare to believe. Free info session. Briarcliff location. Info: 914.473.2015; quitwithquinn.com.

Mediumship Circle – 7-8:30pm. With Carla Blaha. $40. Synchronicity, 1511 Rte 22, Brewster. Must RSVP: 845.363.1765. SynchronicityNY.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, JULY 27

Shamanic Plant Medicine Journey – July 27, Aug, 24, Sept 28, Oct 26, Nov 9 and Dec 14. Six-months hands-on-program. Discover physical, scientific and medicinal attributes of plants. Facilitated by Karine Gordineer. $775. The World Peace Sanctuary, 26 Benton Rd, Wassaic. Info: 845.877.6093. WorldPeace.org. More info: GreenGirlHerbs.net.

Reiki Class Level 1 and 2 – July 27 and 28. Dictated in Spanish. Universal Healing Arts Connection believes in preserving the integrity of reiki by adhering to the process of achievement that is transmitted from reiki master to reiki practitioner. $250. Universal Healing Arts Connection, 4 Crestview Ave, Cortlandt Manor.  914.737.4325. UniversalHealingArts.com.

Annual Butterfly Festival – 11am-3pm. Monarch education table, butterfly tent, master gardeners, face painters, henna artist, hula hoop demos, horse show and vendors. Tickets $7-$17. Stony Kill Farm Environmental Education Center, Wappingers Falls. Info: StonyKill.org.

Shamanic Plant Medicine Journey – 11am-5pm. Seven month intensive course. In depth and hands on study of the physical, scientific and medicinal attributes of plants with Karine Gordineer. $775. The World Peace Sanctuary, 26 Benton Road, Wassaic. Info: Ann Marie Robustelli 845.337.2599.

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

Peekskill Summer Sounds Festival – 2-10pm. Free, family-friendly event featuring six musical acts, more than 40 vendors, food trucks and a kid’s zone, held on Peekskill’s downtown water front. Info:  DiscoverPeekskill.com.

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

SUNDAY, JULY 28

Awaken Wellness Fair in NYC – 10am-5pm. Body-mind-spirit-green expo with talks, intuitive readers and holistic healers, and vendors. Free tickets available at Eventbrite.com. The Roger Smith Hotel, 501 Lexington Ave, NYC. Info: AwakenFair.com.

Monthly  World Peace Flag Ceremony – 12-1pm. Free. The World Peace Sanctuary, 26 Benton Road, Wassaic. Info: Ann Marie Robustelli 845.337.2599.

Medium, Author, Speaker, Roland Comtois and His Signature Purple Papers – 6:30-8:30pm. A compelling and inspirational speaker, Roland has captivated audiences worldwide with his uncanny ability to connect with the spiritual realm. $70. 4 Crestview Ave, Cortlandt Manor. Must Register: 914.737.4325. UniversalHealingArts.com.

MONDAY, JULY 29

Free Lecture: What is Ayurvedic Medicine and How Does it Compare with Western (Allopathic) Medicine? – 7-9pm.With Dr. Somesh Kaushik, an Ayurvedic and Naturopathic physician. Warner Library, 121 N Broadway, Tarrytown. 914.631.7734. WarnerLibrary.org.

WEDNESDAY, JULY 31

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

FRIDAY, AUGUST 2

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

SATURDAY, AUGUST 3

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

SUNDAY, AUGUST 4

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

 

 

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

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

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

UPCOMING EVENTS
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SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 1

How Not to Take Your Nutritional Supplements – Ask The BloodDetective is a show hosted by Dr. Michael Wald covering disease prevention, health maintenance and other cutting edge natural health topics. Free. prn.fm.

Ayurveda and Yoga: The Health Connection – 3-5pm. Dr. Somesh Kaushik, an Ayurvedic and Naturopathic physician, presents a free lecture. Free Dosha readings to the first six people who RSVP. Iyengar Yoga: Scarsdale/Greenwich, 75 Brewster Rd, Scarsdale. 914.629.1994; IyengarYogaScarsdale.com.

TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 4

Love and Forgiveness Power Point Presentation – 6:30-7:30pm. With Champa Patel. Love is positive virtue without emotional pain and makes forgiveness achievable. Look at how to waken capacity to love. Free. Brahma Kumaris World Spiritual Organization, E Fishkill. Info: 845.345.4831.

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

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 5

Sunset Yoga in the Park – 5:45-7pm. Enjoy yoga and the beautiful setting of Kensico Dam Plaza. BYO mat or towel. Free. All levels. Kensico Dam Plaza, Valhalla. Info: 914.231.4033. thewpf.com.

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 7

The Natural Life Business Partnership Hosted by Dr. Kaushik’s Ayurvedic and Naturopathic Clinic – 6-8pm. NLBP is a national member-based professional development organization for holistic, spiritual and earth-centered businesses. DKANC, 792 Rte 35, Cross River. 914.975.9088. Drkaushik.com. Info: TheNaturalLife.org.

Detoxifying Your Mind with Raja Yoga Meditation – 6:30-7:30pm. There are effects of thoughts on the body. Learn how to teach the mind to have positive thoughts through meditation. Brahma Kumaris World Spiritual Organization, E Fishkill. Info: 845.345.4831.

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 8

River Spirit Music & Arts Festival – Noon-10pm. features 19 acts on two stages, spanning the musical spectrum, kids’ zone, crafts, food, a wine garden and beer tent, vendors, social action and community booths, a bike corral, and a zero-waste program. $35-$10. Kids under 6 free. Tickets:  RiverSpiritFestival.com.

Drumming Play for Mental/Emotional Wellness – 2-4pm. With Dorinda Gay. Let go of responsibilities and mental/emotional overload. This experiential workshop will show a powerful way to rebalance and renew with music and play. $40. Center4Healing.net.

Family Farm Festival at Stuart’s Fruit Farm – 4-7pm. Rain date Sept 9. Live music, food trucks and craft beer and cider, sack races, corn hole, corn maze and hayrides. Bring a picnic baskets or purchase food and drinks. Free. Somers. Info: WestchesterLandTrust.org.

Malabsorption Madness! The Malabsorption-Malnutrition Disease Connection – Ask The BloodDetective is a show hosted by Dr. Michael Wald covering disease prevention, health maintenance and other cutting edge natural health topics. Free. prn.fm.

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 9

Bicycle Sunday – Sept 9, 16, 23, 30. 10am-2pm. The Bronx River Parkway closes to vehicular traffic from the Westchester County Center in White Plains to Scarsdale Road in Yonkers for the exclusive use of bicyclists, walkers, runners and those with scooters and strollers. Rain cancels. Info: 914.995.4050. Parks.WestchesterGov.com.

6th Annual Superhero 5K and Kids Fun Run – Registration starts at 8am. Participants are encouraged to dress like their favorite superheroes and run or walk to raise money for Hudson Valley families battling cancer. Free. James Baird State Park in Pleasant Valley. Sparrow’s Nest: 845.204.9421.

Diamond-Dart Meridian Sequence Workshop – 2-4pm. With Judith Muir and Karla Booth. Learn a profoundly healing modality that balances the body as it evolves and flows into a rhythmic, dance-like meditation. $50. The Living Seed, 521 Main St, New Paltz. Info: Judith Muir at 845.677.5871 or JudithMuir.com.

TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 11

Westchester Holistic Network: A practical approach to Spirituality: Reiki Fusion – 6:30pm/networking begins; 7-8:30pm/meeting. Free: WHN members and first-timers. $10 repeat nonmembers. Ixchel Center, Hartsdale. Register: WestchesterHolisticNetwork.org.

Free Tai Chi for Breast Cancer Survivors – Sept 11, 18, 25, Oct 2, 9. 7:15-8:15pm. Develop tools to manage the physical and emotional side effects of treatment and meet other women with breast cancer. YWCA White Plains & Central Westchester, 515 North St, White Plains. Register: 914.949.6227 x208.

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 12

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

Free Meditation for Breast Cancer Survivors – Sept 12, 19, 26, Oct 3, 10. 7:15-8:15pm. Develop tools to manage the physical and emotional side effects of treatment and meet other women with breast cancer. YWCA White Plains & Central Westchester, 515 North St, White Plains. Register: 914.949.6227 x208.

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

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, SEPTEMBER 14

Doga Friday – 7-8:15pm.Yoga with dogs, all level vinyasa flow to benefit the SPCA. $25. Karma Road Yoga, 1250 Pleasantville Rd, Briarcliff Manor. Info, Betsy Egan: 914.382.6733. KarmaRoadYoga.com.

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

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 15

Yonkers Riverfest – Noon-7pm. Rain-or-shine. Features more than 100 vendors selling food, clothing, and other items; a kids’ carnival; and an artist pavilion showcasing more than 20 local artists. Hudson riverfront along Main Street and Buena Vista Avenue. Free. Info: YonkersRiverFest.org.

Manifesting Joy Workshop – Noon-2pm. Led by Ishvara Das. Guided meditation, chanting, visualization, consciousness and spiritual healing. Build and deepen spiritual practice. $30. Devotion Yoga, 2055 Albany Post Rd, Croton on Hudson. 914.930.7707. Register: DailyDevotionYoga.com under events tab.

Healthy Sleep Workshop – 1:30-2:15pm. With Millie. Explore challenges to getting good sleep and strategize simple ways to improve its quantity and quality. $15. Balance Wellness Studio 1851 E Main St (Rte 6) Mohegan Lake. Must RSVP: 914.374.1471. BalanceOn6.com.

Healing with CranioSacral Therapy – 2-4pm. With Joy Matalon. Bodies and minds store residual effects of stress and trauma. CranioSacral therapy works through the nervous system to release tension and trauma, bringing healing to acute and chronic pain. $40. Center4Healing.net.

The All-Disease – Heart Disease Connection – Does Everyone Have Heart Or Blood Vessel Disease? – Ask The BloodDetective is a show hosted by Dr. Michael Wald covering disease prevention, health maintenance and other cutting edge natural health topics. Free. prn.fm.

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 16

Interfaith Sundays at The Chapel at Croton Falls – 10:30am-12noon. Celebrating the U.N. International Day of Peace and annual Chapel Peace Pole re-dedication. All welcome. Refreshments follow. The Chapel at Croton Falls, 609, Rt. 22, Croton Falls. ChapelatCrotonFalls.org.

Sensitive Soulful Women’s Embodiment Series – 3-5pm. Eight-session series. Embody sensitive and empathic gifts; learn tools for energy management, self-trust and self-love practices. $333 or $48/session requiring 24 hour preregistration. Soulauras, 510 N State Rd, Briarcliff. Info: DanaCanneto.com.

MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 17

Four Class Series – Qi Gong for Wellness – Sept 17, 24, Oct 2 and 15. 10:30-11:45am. $109.  Kingston Campus – Ulster County Community College, 94 Mary’s Ave.Info: SunyUlster.edu/ce.

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 18

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

The Spirit Salon at Katonah SPACE – 7-9pm. With Rev. Deborah Moldow, Interfaith Minister. Discussion on the topic of “Courage.”  A safe space to dive deeply into a different issue each month from a spiritual perspective. Free. Katonah United Methodist Church, 44 Edgemont Rd, Katonah.

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 19

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

Ho’Oponopono Workshop – 7-8:30pm. Led by Kathy Unger. Hawaiian Shamanic healing methods. Make dramatic changes in life by releasing blocks and allowing for greater connection to others. $30. Devotion Yoga, 2055 Albany Post Rd. Croton on Hudson. 914.930.7707. Register: DailyDevotionYoga.com under events tab.

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

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 21

International Day of Peace Meditation – 10-11:30am. Pritam Bani Kaur leads a special mediation class focused on inner and world peace. All levels. Suggested donation $20. Devotion Yoga, 2055 Albany Post Rd, Croton on Hudson. 914.930.7707. DailyDevotionYoga.com.

Learn to Feng Shui for Your Home – 7-9pm. With Savannah . $35. Synchronicity, 1511 Rte 22, Brewster. RSVP: 845.363.1765. Info: SynchronicityNY.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 22

Outdoor Grass Volleyball Tournament – 8:30am-7pm. Coed grass tournament. Registration and fees required. Rain date: Sept 23. Tibbetts Brook Park, Yonkers. 914.231.2865. Info/registration, Beth: 914.231.4645. Parks.WestchesterGov.com.

The Feminine Second Spring – Evolving with Grace, Vitality and Beauty through Perimenopause and Menopause – 10am-1pm. $40. Desmond Campus, Mount Saint Mary College, 6 Albany Post Rd, Newburgh. 845.565.2076. Register Online: msmc.edu/communityed.

Shamanic Reiki TrainingLevel One – Sept 22-23. 10am-5pm. With Melanie Ryan. Learn to weave reiki and Shamanism. Harness this powerful healing energy, in deep connection with nature itself and channel this energy to oneself and others. $435. Center4Healing.net.

Intro to Yoga & Meditation for Total Beginner Workshop – 11am-1pm. With Ann. For those new to yoga. Yoga styles, asana, breath-work, props, chairs, guided meditation, savasana. Limited space. $45. The Temperance Center, 453 White Plains Rd, Ste 203, Eastchester. Must preregister/prepay: 914.793.2600. TheTemperanceCenter.com.

Light on Ganesha – 1:30-4:30pm. Explore the rich teachings and symbolism of the elephant deity, remover of obstacles. With Todd Norian. $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, SEPTEMBER 23

Angel Class – Join Pamela Landolt, author of Discovering Angels for a one-hour free class about angels. Hudson Valley Holistic Market’s Embracing Autumn Spiritual/Metaphysical Fair, Locust Grove, Poughkeepsie. Info: Pam 914.204.1323.

Fall Farm Fest – 10am-4pm. Healthy fun for the whole family. Local artisan vendors, feed the chickens, pumpkin patch, live music and more. $3 admission. Free: children under five. 1311 Kitchawan Rd (Rte 134), Ossining. FableFoods.com/farmfest.

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

The Healer’s Circle – 2-3:30pm. With Mary Ellen O’Brien. Powerful two-month program for healers to fully own their gifts and amplify their service. Four group meetings/four individual sessions. Includes Sundays: Oct 7, 21 and Nov 4. Cold Spring Retreat House. AwakenYourTrueEssence.com.

Fall Equinox Healing Night – 4:30-6:30pm. With Merrill Black. Yoga, chanting, meditation, mudras, grounding and self-expression. $30. The Temperance Center, 453 White Plains Rd, Ste 203, Eastchester. 914.793.2600. TheTemperanceCenter.com.

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 26

The Healer’s Circle – 10-11:30am. With Mary Ellen O’Brien. Powerful two-month program for healers to fully own their gifts and amplify their service. Four group meetings/four individual sessions. Includes Oct 10, 24 and Nov 7. Cold Spring Retreat House. AwakenYourTrueEssence.com.

How to Meditate – 10:30am-Noon. With Melanie Ryan. Six workshop-style classes based upon the book How to Meditate by Ani Pema Chodron. Meditation instruction, presentations, posture, working with breath and cultivating an attitude of unconditional friendliness. $210. Center4Healing.net.

Yoga Nidra & Reiki Healing Circle – 7-9pm. Led by Kathy Unger. Relax and heal within a circle creating harmony and bliss within mind, body and spirit. $30. Devotion Yoga, 2055 Albany Post Rd, Croton on Hudson. 914.930.7707. Register: DailyDevotionYoga.com under events tab.

White Plains Savvy Women’s Alliance – 6:30 p.m., at the White Plains Library. The nonprofit organization educates and empowers women to take nontoxic living mainstream. Info: SavvyWomensAlliance.org.

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 27

Hope for Lyme Disease – 7:30pm. Acupuncturist and Chinese Herbalist, Perry Levenson discusses his “Uprooting Lyme” approach, that supports the natural healing process for alleviating Lyme and other chronic diseases. Rye Free Reading Room, 1061 Boston Post Rd, Rye.

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 28

Pilates at The Pillow: The New Science and Lost Art of Joe’s Work – Sept 28-30. With Terianne Neden and Sean Gallagher. Weekend immersion course. $1,100. Jacob’s Pillow, 358 George Carter Rd, Beckett, MA. Info: Elaine 845.876.5686, RhinebeckPilates.com.

Emotional Healing & Clearing Circle – 7-9pm. With Savannah. $10. Synchronicity, 1511 Rte 22, Brewster. RSVP: 845.363.1765. SynchronicityNY.com.

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 29

Introduction to Ayurveda – The Wisdom of Life – 10am-1pm. $39. UCCC Kingston, 94 St. Mary’s Ave. Info: SunyUlster.edu/ce.

57th annual Armonk Outdoor Art Show – 10am-5pm. Sept 29 & 30. Rain or shine. Features 185 juried artists, musical entertainment and free art activities for all ages. Food, craft beer and wine. $12. Children under 18 free.  205 Business Park Dr, Armonk. Tickets: ArmonkOutdoorArtShow.org.

Open House at Karma Road Yoga – Noon-8pm. Free Yoga classes, crafts, children’s activities light refreshments and more. Karma Road Yoga, 1250 Pleasantville Rd, Briarcliff Manor. Info, Betsy: 914.382-6733. KarmaRoadYoga.com.

Crystal & Sound Healing Workshop – 1-3pm. Co-led by Rosemary B. Lasher & Betty Sue Hanson. Relax and heal while surrounded in a crystal grid, immersed in the peaceful sound of the crystal harp. $75. Devotion Yoga, 2055 Albany Post Rd, Croton on Hudson. Preregistration required: 914.930.7707. Register: DailyDevotionYoga.com under events tab.

Intro to Rohan – 6-8pm. With Michael Rosenbaum. How to go into the energy of the chakras and transform mental and emotional blockages stored in the unconscious mind. $20. Synchronicity, 1511 Rte 22, Brewster. RSVP: 845.363.1765. SynchronicityNY.com.

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 30

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

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 3

Mindful is the New Skinny Bootcamp for Women – Oct 3-Nov 7. 12:30-2pm. Mindfulness concepts and meditation techniques to help get a handle on things. $375 early bird before Sept 3. The Center for Health and Healing, 4 Smith Ave, Mt Kisco. 917.974.9446. JodiBaretz.com.

Twilight on Hudson – 5-8pm. A reception at a private riverfront estate in Hastings to support the efforts of the honorees and the host organization, Federated Conservationists of Westchester County (FCWC), to protect water, air, soil and wildlife. Tickets $150/ $125 early bird. Info: 914.422.4406; FCWC.org.

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 6

Shamanic Reiki Hearth Circle – 5:30-7pm. With Melanie Ryan. Circle involving group healing, shamanic journeys and sacred earth honoring teachings and practices. 70 percent of proceeds go to supporting indigenous projects. Open to all. $20 cash at door. Center4Healing.net.

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 7

ANNUAL SUPPORT-A-WALK – 9am. Presented by Support Connection bringing help and hope to people fighting breast and ovarian cancer. Info: 914.962.6402; supportconnection.org

 

 

 

 

April 2011 Calendar of Events in Westchester & Putnam NY from Natural Awakenings Magazine

FRIDAY, APRIL 1

Sassy Ladies Shopping Night Out – 6-10pm. DJ, samplings, free give-a-way’s, shopping for unique finds, fashion tips & eco-friendly goody bag. The DoubleTree Hotel, Tarrytown. $10. 914.396.7664.

Fools Night Out – 7-11:30pm. Comedy by Donna East includes show, appetizers, music and dancing. Partial proceeds benefits “Happy Families International Center”. $35pp. Lakeside at Osceola, 399 E. Main St., Jefferson Valley. 914.245.3246.

SATURDAY, APRIL 2

Frog Music – 10-11:30am. The sounds of spring begin with a chorus of frogs. Explore a vernal pool and watch and listen as spring explodes. Wear boots that can get wet. $5/nonmembers. Teatown Lake Reservation, 1600 Spring Valley Rd, Ossining. 914.762.2912 x110; teatown.org.
Release Stress w/Energy Healing Workshop – 10:30am-12noon w/Penny Lavin from One Light Healing Touch Int’l Healing School. Experiential energy healing workshop helps participants relieve stress and develop innate healing ability. Mt. Kisco Library, 100 E. Main St., Mt Kisco. Free. 914.864.0038; onelighthealingtouch.com.
Family Constellation Work – 1-4:30pm. Beyond psychology, an approach that looks at present life experience within the context of the family “field” and family history; as hidden dynamics are revealed, new solutions emerge. Tarrytown location. Eve-Marie, LMSW, LCAT; 914.909.6292.
Herbal Healing Garden Design Workshop – 2-4pm. Design an herb garden with traditional Native American herbs that can grow locally. Hilltop Hanover Farm, Yorktown. $20. 914.962.2368 x2; hilltophanoverfarm.org.
Become a Yoga Teacher – 5:30-6:30pm. Learn more about deepening one’s yoga practice and becoming a yoga teacher with Lara Azzarito Ward. Graceful Planet, 7 Berkshire Rd. Sandy Hook, CT.  Info: 860.354.6241; lotusgardensyoga.com.

SUNDAY, APRIL 3

Holistic Pet Care for Cats and Dogs – 1-4pm. Discover techniques to help pets relax and have a better quality of life. Circle of Tranquility, Hawthorne. $40. 914.769.1446; bobbisholisticcare.com.
Community Yoga Class – 1:30-2:30pm. Come visit the YogaScape and Spa for the free community class held the first Sunday of each month. 1100 Rte. 52, 2nd floor (at Farmers Mills Rd.), Carmel. 845.225.9642; theyogascape.com.
Candlelit Kundalini and Meditation – 5:30-7pm. Work on all aspects of the self using mental forces, breathing techniques, mantras, postures, mudras, and relaxation. Quest Yoga Arts, 11-13 Main St. Mt. Kisco. $20/pre-register by 4/1. Questyogaarts.com.
Adult Meditation Group – 7:15-8:15pm (4/3 & 4/25) w/ Merrill Black, LCSW/Reiki Master. Unique theme, guided meditation, group discussion. Bi-monthly group. 531 Central Park Ave., Ste. 304, Scarsdale. $15. 914.722.1989.

TUESDAY, APRIL 5

Release Stress w/Energy Healing Workshop – 6:30-8pm w/Penny Lavin from One Light Healing Touch Int’l Healing School. Experiential energy healing workshop helps participants relieve stress and develop innate healing ability. Carmel Reed Library, Rt. 52 & Rt. 6, Carmel.  Free. 845.225.2439; onelighthealingtouch.com.
Water Demo – 7pm. Learn what’s really in drinking water; what is believed to be doing the body good may actually be doing the opposite. Human Bodyworks Massage Therapy & Healing Arts Center, 32 Main St., Hastings on Hudson. Free/registration required. HumanBodyworks.com.

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 6

Healing Circle of Light – 12-1pm. Spiritinside Healing Center, 344 Main St., Ste. 205, Mt. Kisco. All welcome. Free.  914.730.0155 or 914.400.7056; spiritinside.net.
Journal “Spilling” – 6-7pm. Experience creative endeavors for adults and teens. The John C. Hart Memorial Library, 1130 Main St., Shrub Oak. Free. 914.245.5262 x227; yorktownlibrary.org.
Optimal Health Care Panel – 7-9pm. Bring questions for a discussion with holistic practitioners. Brewster Adult Ed. Info: 845.279.5051×154.

THURSDAY, APRIL 7

Whole Foods Cooking Class Series – 9:15-11:45am (4/7 & 4/14). Learn quick, easy and tasty recipes using all organic ingredients; low fat, wheat-free, and gluten-free. $160/2-class series or “bring a friend” discount – $145/series per person. Hawthorne. Reservations required. 914.769.8745; yogashine.com.
Pranayama & Meditation – 11:15-12:15 (4/7, 4/14, 4/21, 4/28) w/Amy Pearce-Hayden, ERYT. A practice that fosters the ability to direct ones own energy, and concentrate the mind. YogaScape and Spa, 1100 Rte. 52, 2nd floor, Carmel. $18/first class at studio free. 845.225.9642.
Holistic Moms Network – 6:30-8:30pm. Special guest Julia Trunzo of Fishkill Farms discusses organic pest management, companion planting, composting, and ways to involve kids in gardening. Desmond-Fish Library Program Room, Rt. 9D & 403, Garrison. 917.975.8623; holisticmoms.org.
Best Sleep Tips – 7-8pm. A panel of health and wellness practitioners reaches into their tool kits to assist in creating the best personalized sleep habits to meet needed rest and recovery. The Art of Healing, 1 Front St., Patterson. Donation.  845.878.4325.
Lecture for Fibromyalgia & Chronic Pain Sufferers – 7pm. w/Upper Cervical Chiropractic. Limited to people who are Fibromyalgia and chronic pain sufferers. Free. Includes dinner. 914.868.6200.
Managing Stress Through Yoga – 7-8:30pm w/Corey Esannason & Christine Racanelli, PhD. Learn new skills to assist in self-regulation, stress reduction, and the potential for positive change. Quest Yoga Arts.11-13 Main St. Mt. Kisco. $40/paid preregistration by 4/4. Questyogaarts.com.
Mindful Eating – 7:30pm w/Natalie Dalessio-Gruneberg. Program includes basic nutrition information, learning to become aware of hunger cues, recipe modification and more. The John C. Hart Memorial Library, 1130 Main St., Shrub Oak. Free. 914.245.5262 x227; yorktownlibrary.org.

FRIDAY, APRIL 8

Book Signing/Seminar – 7-9pm w/Diana Cooper, internationally acclaimed angel & orb expert; author and founder of the School of Angels and Ascension, speaks about the information in the book, “Keys to the Universe”. Awakenings, 215 Katonah Ave., Katonah. $35/pre-registrations required. 914.232.0382; awakeningskatonah.com.

SATURDAY, APRIL 9

Access Healing Potential – Time TBA. (4/9 & 4/10) w/Penny Lavin of One Light Healing Touch Int’l School. Learn 6 self-healing practices and 4 techniques for healing the self and others. 11 CEUs – NYSNA and NCBTMB. Wainwright House. 914.967.6080; wainwright.org.
Gluten-Free Baking – 9am-12noon (4/9 & 4/16). Chef Laurie Gershorgn shows how to limit or remove wheat/wheat products from the diet, preparing delicious dishes with whole grains. Hilltop Hanover Farm & Environmental Center, 1271 Hanover St., Yorktown Heights. $20. 914.962.2368 x2.
2012 and Beyond – 9am-5pm w/Diana Cooper, internationally acclaimed angel & orb expert, author and founder of the School of Angels & Ascension. Katonah Library. $100. Pre-register required with Awakenings. 914.232.0382; awakeningskatonah.com.
Reiki Event – 10am-2pm. Help welcome Reiki Master Barbara Tierney to Body Kneads Massage Therapy of Mahopac. Sample Reiki & chair massage, snacks and beverages served.  880 South Lake Blvd., Ste.102, Mahopac. Free. 914.907.2037.
Mythic Tarot Workshop – 10am-5pm (4/9 & 4/10). Through guided meditation, mythology, instruction, and practical experience, learn to use the Mythic Tarot as a visual guidepost through life stories. Bring copy of The Mythic Tarot deck. Circle of Tranquility, Hawthorne. $120. 914.769.1446; bobbisholisticcare.com.
Crystals and Rocks: The Stone People – 11am-4pm w/Judith Star-Medicine. Wainwright House, 260 Stuyvesant Ave., Rye. $60 or $50/member. 914.967.6080; wainwright.org.
Painting From the Inside Out Workshop –12-4pm. Come explore, experiment and play while painting, allowing spontaneity to release creativity and affect life. No skills required.  Tarrytown location. $55 by 4/4 or $65. Eve-Marie, 914.909.6292; paintinginsideout.com.
Wellness Screenings – 12-3pm. Adrenals, toxicity load, nutritional advice, and spinal screenings available. Sponsored by the Foundation for Wellness Professionals, Dr. Lawrence G. Stern, Stern Chiropractic & Integrative Wellness, PC. Jefferson Valley Mall. Info/914.864.2222.
Activate Intuition – 12-5pm w/Pam Cucinell. Using the Major Arcana of the Tarot, receive an experiential introduction using guided meditation and images to awaken intuition. Participants experience mini-readings. Opal Moon Wellness Center, 2037 Albany Post Rd., Croton. $100/pre-registration required. 914.788.4955; opalmoon.net.
Fermented Foods Workshop – 1-3pm. Learn to make kimchi, sauerkraut, chutney and relish from local foods. Hilltop Hanover Farm, Yorktown. $20. 914.962.2368 x2; hilltophanoverfarm.org.

SUNDAY, APRIL 10

Reiki Healing Circle – 11am-1pm. Reiki is an ancient natural healing technique. Circle open to all levels of experience and training. Opal Moon Wellness Center, 2037 Albany Post Rd., Croton. $20. 914.788.4955; opalmoon.net
Build a Pizza Box Solar Oven – 1pm. Recycle a pizza box into a real solar oven and learn about the power of the sun. Kids welcome. Emanuel Lutheran Church, 197 Manville Rd., Pleasantville.  $20; $15/kids. 914.589.6744.
Indoor Worm Composting Class – 1-3pm. Turn kitchen veggie scraps into a nutrient dense soil and construct a worm bin in this fun, eco-friendly workshop. Emanuel Lutheran Church, 197 Manville Rd., Pleasantville. $20 +$10/materials fee. 914.589.6744; skillsoffthegrid.com.
Conquering Contrary Spaces – 1-3:30pm w/Colleen Breeckner. Hatha sequence designed to develop strength in the practice that makes accessible some of the more difficult asanas like handstand and arm balances. Quest Yoga Arts, 11-13 Main St., Mt. Kisco. $40/preregister.  Questyogaarts.com.
Meditation and Satsang – 1:30-2:30pm w/Amy Pearce-Hayden. Join a thought provoking discussion form a yogic perspective, followed by guided meditation. Second Sunday of each month. YogaScape and Spa, 1100 Rte. 52, 2nd floor, Carmel. 845.225.9642.
Monthly Kirtan – 3pm w/Satya Franche & Ma Kirtan. Wainwright House, 260 Stuyvesant Avenue, Rye. $10/advance, $15/door. 914.967.6080; wainwright.org.
American Healing Traditions – 3:30pm. Learn how Native Americans approached healing and used natural herbs and local plants. Participate in Native American talking circle. Emanuel Lutheran Church, 197 Manville Rd., Pleasantville. $20. 914.589.6744.
Restorative Yoga – 5-7pm. Gentle, classic supported postures and breath. Release tensions; calm the nervous system and increase self-awareness. Quest Yoga Arts. 11-13 Main St. Mt. Kisco. $25/preregister by 4/8. Questyogaarts.com.

MONDAY, APRIL 11

Book Signing: The Healthy Home: Simple Truths to Protect Your Family from Hidden Household Dangers – 6-7pm. w/ authors Dr. Myron Wentz and Dave Wentz. Lincoln Center’s, Alice Tulley Hall, 1941 Broadway, NYC. Info: MyHealthyHome.com.

TUESDAY, APRIL 12

Westchester Holistic Network Breakfast – 8-10am.Gather with holistically-minded to enjoy an organic breakfast and a speaker in a beautiful setting. April speaker, Cathy Wilke, “The Yoga of Marketing.”  $18 Non-members; $15 members.  914.422.1784; WestchesterHolisticNetwork.org.
Trigger Point Massage Class – 7-8:30pm. Find out what trigger points are, how they affect health, and learn at-home therapies to release stress in the affected areas. Bring friend/family member to work with. Stern Chiropractic & Integrative Wellness, Mount Kisco. 914.864.2222.
Angelic Guided Meditation – 7-9pm w/Francine Vale. Come into alignment with the Higher Self creating greater self-empowerment so life becomes more peaceful and harmonious. Human Bodyworks Massage Therapy & Healing Arts Center, 32 Main St., Hastings on Hudson. $15. 917.445.1767; HumanBodyworks.com.

FRIDAY, APRIL 15

Channeled Meditation – 7:15-8:45pm w/Suzy Meszoly. Have a deeply physical experience during the channeled meditation which realigns imbalances, addresses illness and tunes one’s frequency to a higher resonance. Opal Moon Wellness Center, 2037 Albany Post Rd., Croton. $50/registration required. 914.788.4955; opalmoon.net.

SATURDAY, APRIL 16

Volunteers Landscape Day – 9am-2pm. Horticulturists, gardeners and landscape enthusiasts of all skill levels welcome. Rain or shine. Lunch served. Please dress appropriately for woodland terrain and bring work gloves. 584 Route 9D, Garrison. Register: 845.424.3812.
Garden Readiness – 10am-12noon. Receive tips and techniques for greening up the grounds for spring with Master Gardener Maggie Pichura. $5/nonmembers. Teatown Lake Reservation, 1600 Spring Valley Rd, Ossining. 914.762.2912 x11; teatown.org.
Awaken Wellness Fair – 10am-6pm.Cutting-edge wellness of body, mind and spirit. Over 100 practitioners, speakers, readers and vendors with info about self care, living green, etc.  $10 online thru April 14; $15 at door. Doubletree Hotel, Tarrytown. Info: AwakenFair.com.
Introducing Image Keys – 10:30am-3:30pm. Learn how to raise and maintain a Higher Consciousness with unique tools for transformation and spiritual awakening. Opal Moon Wellness Center, 2037 Albany Post Rd., Croton. $44. Registration required. 914.788.4955; opalmoon.net.
Psychic Saturday – 11am-4pm. Learn to empower the self with good decisions for all life’s issues by finding the path to higher understanding. $60/30mins and $100/45mins. Spiritinside Healing Center, 344 Main St., Ste. 205, Mt. Kisco. 914.730.0155; spiritinside.net.
Book Signing – 11:30-1:30pm w/Roland Comtois, International speaker and author of “And Then There Was Heaven, A Journey of Hope and Love”. Chat with Roland and experience impromptu connections with those on the other side. Awakenings, 215 Katonah Ave Katonah. Free. 914.232.0382; awakeningskatonah.com.
Befriend The Body – 2-5pm w/Shamanic Practitioner Mikki Davis. Explore what it means to take care of the self via lively discussions, journaling, body-centered meditation, and creative play in a sacred space. Liberation Yoga and Wellness Center, 900 S. Lake Blvd, Mahopac. $40. 845.803.8389.
Monthly Kirtan & Drumming Circle – 7pm. Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Northern Westchester (UU Coffee House), 236 South Bedford Rd. /Rt. 172, Mt Kisco. 914.241.1360.

SUNDAY, APRIL 17

More Truth Will Set You Free Workshop – 2-4:30pm w/Elka Boren, Shaman & Clairvoyant. Also private session’s w/Elka available 4/14-4/19. Human Bodyworks Massage Therapy & Healing Arts Center, 32 Main St., Hastings on Hudson. $45/workshop. 917.445.1767; HumanBodyworks.com.
Rising Star Healing System Initiation – 5-9pm w/Elka Boren, Shaman & Clairvoyant. Also private session’s w/Elka available 4/14-4/19. Human Bodyworks Massage Therapy & Healing Arts Center, 32 Main St., Hastings on Hudson. 917.445.1767; HumanBodyworks.com.
Candlelit Kundalini and Meditation – 5:30-7pm. Work on all aspects of the self using mental forces, breathing techniques, mantras, postures, mudras, and relaxation. Quest Yoga Arts, 11-13 Main St., Mt. Kisco. $20/pre-register by 4/15. Questyogaarts.com.

TUESDAY, APRIL 19

Prema Birthing Certification Class – 5:30-8:30pm w/Elka Boren, Shaman & Clairvoyant. Also private session’s w/Elka available 4/14-4/19. Human Bodyworks Massage Therapy & Healing Arts Center, 32 Main St., Hastings on Hudson.  917.445.1767; HumanBodyworks.com.

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 20

Awakening the Hidden Storyteller – 6pm. Join award-winning author and storyteller Robin Moore for a journey to unleash inner creativity. The Graduate Institute, 171 Amity Rd., Bethany, CT. Free/space limited. 203.874.4252; learn.edu/events.

THURSDAY, APRIL 21

Group Past Life Regression Workshop – 7-9pm. Certified hypnotherapist Saundra Blum leads group gently down the path to examine how past experiences influence life today. $35.  Awakenings, 215 Katonah Ave., Katonah. $35. 914.232.0382; awakeningskatonah.com.

SATURDAY, APRIL 23

Bee Keeping Workshop Series – 10am-12:30pm, 13 Saturdays over the year. w/ D J Haverkamp. Class room lectures and hands-on experience.$160. John Jay Homestead, Katonah.914.232.7173; Bedfordbee.com.
Rock & Roll Kirtan – 7pm. Featuring Satya Franche, Ma Kirtan, and others. A night of ecstatic sacred chanting set to deeply soulful, lively modern grooves. Garrison Gold Club, 2015 US 9, Garrison. $20/advanced, $30/door. Satyafranche.com.  

MONDAY, APRIL 25

Sustainable Design for the Cheap & Lazy – 6pm w. Michael Molinelli. This exciting program is an investigation on what green architecture really is and how it affects life. Somers Library. Preregister at 914.232.5717; somerslibrary.org.

TUESDAY, APRIL 26

Teach Them How to Find Us Workshop – 5:30-7pm w/Robin C. Mueller. Experience a guided journey to the Angelic Realm to speak to an Angel, Guide or loved one. Spiritinside Healing Center, 344 Main St., Ste. 205, Mt. Kisco. $100/registration required. 914.730.0155; spiritinside.net.
Green Drinks Westchester – 6-8pm. Informal, social networking group built around a common interest in the natural environment. Flying Pig, 251 Lexington Ave, Mt. Kisco.Info: Call Dani 914.403.5149.

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 27

Spring Cleanse Cooking Class – 6:30pm. Enjoy the flavors of Spring and learn about the cleansing properties of foods in this fun and interactive vegetarian cooking class. 360-C Mount Pleasant Ave., Mamaroneck. $45. 917.843.9055; livehealthynewyork.com.

THURSDAY, APRIL 28

Grand Opening of Green Design Expo – 4pm. Ribbon-cutting ceremony of this new store offering green products for home, school and office, involves area students. 640 Central Park Ave., Scarsdale. Info: 914.902.5305; GreenDesignExpo.net.
Childbirth Preparation Class – 6:45-9pm Six consecutive Wednesdays at The Yoga Yurt in Chappaqua. $350/couple includes 6 sessions + 1 postpartum visit. Contact Victoria Gearity, 917.685.671;  BirthingFromWithinWestchester.com.

FRIDAY, APRIL 29

Jean Houston: What Would You Do If You Could Not Fail? – 4/28-5/1. The first of a dramatic series of weekends comprising Jean Houston’s 2011 Mystery School, focusing on claiming the power of intention.Garrison Institute. Info/register: 845.424.4800; garrisoninstitute.org.
Uncovering Potential/Opening to Possibility – 7-9:30pm w/Gabrielle Semel, RYT.  Take a look at the energetic body with respect to the elements through asana, yantra, meditation and journaling. No experience necessary. The YogaScape and Spa, 1100 Rte. 52, 2nd floor, Carmel. $40. 845.225.9642.

SATURDAY, APRIL 30

Access Healing Potential – Time TBA. (4/30 & 5/1) w/Penny Lavin of One Light Healing Touch Int’l School. Learn 6 self-healing practices and 4 techniques for healing the self and others. 11 CEUs – NYSNA and NCBTMB. E. Fishkill location. 845.878.5165; onelighthealingtouch.com.
11th Annual World Tai Chi & Qigong Day – 9am-3pm. Chinese cultural event with demos, lion and ribbon dance, musicians, crafts and more. Hammond Museum, 28 Deveau Rd., North Salem. Info/ 914.262.1478
Free Yoga Classes at Graceful Planet – 9:30am-5:30pm. Enjoy five free classes with Lotus Gardens Yoga Schools graduating students. Classes are one hour beginning at 9:30am. 7 Berkshire Road, Sandy Hook, CT . 860.354.6241; lotusgardensyoga.com.
Movement As A Way To Agelessness – 10am-12pm. Discover how Trager® and the timeless wisdom of Qigong (energy development) can help achieve a more ageless body. Opal Moon Wellness Center, 2037 Albany Post Rd., Croton. $35/registration required. 914.788.4955; opalmoon.net.
Backyard Chickens 101 – 10am-12noon. Come learn about raising these wonderful animals in one’s own backyard and meet some new chicks. Hilltop Hanover Farm & Environmental Center, Yorktown Heights. $20/pp, $5/children. Registration required: 914.962.2368 x2; hilltophanoverfarm.org.
Wildflower and Native Plant Sale – 10am-12pm. Wide variety of plants available with expert planting advice.  Transform a landscape into a haven for wildlife and diversity. The Native Plant Center at Westchester Community College, 75 Grasslands Rd. Valhalla. Info: 914.606.7870; nativeplantcenter.org.
SPCA of Westchester Dog Walk & Pet Fair – 10am-2pm. Live music, food, refreshments, games and crafts for children, and shopping in the Fair’s vendor village to benefit homeless animals. Info: SPCA914.org; 914.941.2896 x. 22.
Getting in Touch With Spiritual Guides – 10am-5pm w/Valerie Stiehl. Wainwright House, 260 Stuyvesant Ave., Rye. $90 or $75/member. 914.967.6080; wainwright.org.
Edible Mushrooms & Poisonous Look-A-Likes – 1pm. This program answers questions such as “What is a mushroom, how many kinds are there, what are their functions in the environment and which are edible”?  $5/nonmembers. Teatown Lake Reservation, 1600 Spring Valley Rd, Ossining. 914.762.2912 x110; teatown.org.

SUNDAY, MAY 1

Introduction to Permaculture Lecture – w/ Cameron Kelly. “How Permaculture Can Heal the Planet-Starting in Your Own Back Yard!” Emanuel Lutheran Church, Pleasantville. Register/info: Cameron:  914.589.6744.

FRIDAY, MAY 6

Nature Friendly Plant Sale – 4-7pm (5/6) & 9am-2pm (5/7). Select from a wide variety of unique and hard-to-find annuals/perennials, deer resistant and native plants, heirloom vegetables/herbs, hanging baskets and wildflowers. Teatown Lake Reservation 1600 Spring Valley Rd., Ossining, 914.762.2912, x110; teatown.org.
Pranayama & Meditation
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