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

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

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UPCOMING EVENTS
Please call ahead to confirm event details.

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 1

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

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

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

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 2

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

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 4

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

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

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

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

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

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

SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 5

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

MONDAY, FEBRUARY 6

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

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

TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 7

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

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

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

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

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

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 8

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

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

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

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 9

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

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 10

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

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

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

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 11

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

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

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

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

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

SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 12

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

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

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

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

MONDAY, FEBRUARY 13

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

TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 14

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

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 15

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

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 16

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

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

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 17

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

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

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

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 18

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

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

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

SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 19

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

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

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

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

MONDAY, FEBRUARY 20

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

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 22

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

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

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 23

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

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

FRIDAY, FEBRAURY 24

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

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

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 25

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

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

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

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

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

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

SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 26

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

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

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

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

MONDAY, FEBRUARY 27

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

TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 28

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

SATURDAY, MARCH 4

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

Sunday, March 5

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

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

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UPCOMING EVENTS

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SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 1

MELT – 4-5:30pm. With Joy Jacobson. A simple self-treatment method that eliminates chronic pain, improves performance and more using small balls and soft foam rollers, to “rehydrate” the connective tissue. $25 preregistered, $30 day of. Quest Yoga Arts, 11-13 E Main St, Mt Kisco. Register: 914.241.9642. QuestYogaArts.com.

MONDAY, FEBRUARY 2

Osteoporosis Awareness Group – 7-9pm.Using the Alexander technique for osteoporosis with Karla Diamond, certified by the American Society for the Alexander Technique. Free. Burke Rehabilitation Hospital Bldg. Ste 4, 785 Mamaroneck Ave, White Plains. Info: Susan 914.260.9339.

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. $15. 914.793.2600. TheTemperanceCenter.com.

TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 3

Emotion Code – 11am-12:30pm. “Experience the amazing benefit of this non-invasive healing modality,” says Mag Treanor. Release stress for self and pets. Carmel. Info: 845.228.8132. PutnamHealingArts.com.

Qi Gong Class – 6:30-7:30pm. Learn how to reduce stress while enhancing one’s life force through guided breath, intention and specific movements. $10. Sacred Space Healing Arts Studio, 436 Main St, Beacon. Register, Lorraine: 845.416.4598. EmpoweredByNature.net.

Yoga for Skiers – Feb 3-24. 7-8:15pm. Tues. With Jessica Outlaw. Enjoy time on the slopes by increasing strength and flexibility for the ski season. Improve performance, boost endurance, decrease chance of injury and reduce day-after soreness. $100 for the series. Quest Yoga Arts, 11-13 E Main St, Mt Kisco. Register: 914.241.9642. QuestYogaArts.com.

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 4

Reiki Circle – 7pm. Supportive and loving group to bring more Reiki into one’s life. Open to all who are Reiki attuned. $10 requested donation but don’t let finances keep anyone away. Hands Of Serenity Healing, 1129 Main St, Fishkill. Register: 845.896.1915. HandsofSerenityHealing.com.

Introduction to Mindfulness Meditation – Feb 4, 11 and 25. 7-8:15pm. With Melanie Ryan. Learn appropriate posture and meditation technique to begin or support one’s meditation practice. $30 per class or $75 for three weeks.. Tibetan Buddhist Meditation Shambhala Lineage. Mt Kisco. Registration: 914.260.1696.TheCenterForHealthAndHealing.net.

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 5

Soul Drawing: Art & Yoga – 7-8:30pm. Kundalini yoga and creative expression. New class. All levels welcome. No art experience necessary. $25. 223 Katonah Ave, Katonah. 914.232.3473. GoldenTempleYoga.com.FEBRUARY 6

The Healers Lounge – 10-11:30am. Free networking group for holistic practitioners. Quest Yoga Studio, 11 E Main St, 2nd Flr, Mt Kisco. 914.260.1696. TheCenterForHealthAndHealing.net.

Electronic Voice Phenomenon Class – 7-9pm With Barry Piro. Register: 845.363.1765, Synchronicity, 1511 Rte 22, Brewster. SynchronicityNY.com.

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

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 7

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

Hudson River Eaglefest – 9am. Daylong program that celebrates the Bald Eagles’ return to the Hudson Valley. Birds of prey shows, children’s activities, environmental exhibits and more. At Croton Point Park, with shuttle bus to other eagle viewing sites. Tickets/info: teatown.org. 914.762.2912, ext. 110.

Creative Visualization Workshop –10am-1pm. Learn method to dissolve blocks and rewrite old beliefs and self-imposed limitations. $220 includes materials, individual consultation and personalized CD. Insight Counseling. Info: 203.431.9726. InsightCounselingLLC.com.

M.E.L.T. Self-Care with Marisa Duffy – 1-2pm. M.E.L.T. workshops. Space is limited. $25. Rivertown Center for Yoga and Health. 343 Broadway, Dobbs Ferry. Registration required: 914.673.0919. RivertownYoga.com.

Pre-Natal Partners Workshop – 2-4pm. With Allison Schleck. Expectant mothers and fathers/partners are invited to workshop aimed at teaching partner postures, labor prep and breathing techniques to help relieve discomforts of pregnancy and prepare for childbirth. $60 couple. No yoga experience necessary. Quest Yoga Arts 11-13 E Main St, Mt Kisco. 914.241.9642. QuestYogaArts.com.

Kirtan with BlisSing – 7:30pm. An evening of music and chant. Discover the transforming power that Kirtan can have. Evening is made possible by Zenworks. All proceeds will benefit the Guiding Eyes of the Blind. Suggested donation $20. Liberation Yoga, 862 Rt. 6, Mahopac. 845.803.8389.

SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 8

HeART to HeART Valentine’s Day Fair – 10am-5pm. Welcoming local and area artisans. Pick up a little treasure for the heart that brings happiness. Acker House, Center for Integrative Health, 139 Grand St, Croton on Hudson. 914.707.1399. AckerHouseNY.com.

The Journey of the Soul – 2-5pm.With Michael Rosenbaum, Metaphysician, directly trained by Michael Newton, author of Journey of the Souls. Learn about what happens after we die and why it is important for us to develop ourselves personally and spiritually while on earth. Registration: $75. $65 by Jan 31. Mt Kisco. 914.260.1696.TheCenterForHealthAndHealing.net.

The Art of Sequencing – 3-5:30pm. With master yoga teacher, modern dancer and circus performer Chris Glover. Learn how to craft asana sequences that make yoga more accessible, sustainable and transformative. For yoga teachers and dedicated students. $50 after Feb 1. The Rivertown Center for Yoga & Health, 343 Broadway, Dobbs Ferry. Info, Beth Bierko: 914.384.9983. Register: RiverTownYoga.com.

MONDAY, FEBRUARY 9

MELT – 12:30-1:45pm. With Joy Jacobson. A simple self-treatment method that eliminates chronic pain, improves performance and more using small balls and soft foam rollers, to “rehydrate” the connective tissue. $25 preregistered. $30 day of. Quest Yoga Arts, 11-13 E Main St, Mt Kisco. Register: 914.241.9642. QuestYogaArts.com.

Monthly Singing Circle – 7-8:30pm. Sing and tone, bask in healing vibration and in the company of loving hearts. $20 suggested donation. The Rivertown Center for Yoga & Health 343 Broadway, Dobbs Ferry. Info, Beth Bierko: 914.384.9983. Register: RiverTownYoga.com.

TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 10

Emotion Code – 11am-12:30pm. “Experience the amazing benefit of this non-invasive healing modality,” says Mag Treanor. Release stress for self and pets. Carmel. Info: 845.228.8132. PutnamHealingArts.com.

Putnam County Over 40 Females Connect Live! Networking Event – 6-8:30pm. Find out how to avoid toxins in personal care products, become a better label reader to make informed choices. Members free, Nonmembers $25 in advance. Four Brothers Restaurant, 654 Rte 6, Mahopac. Info, Leslie Barrick: 914.260.3171. over40females.com.

Intro to Essential Oils – 8-9:30pm. With Marisa Lieberman. Evening of essential oil fun and learning. Find out what essential oils are, how to use them and how to obtain them in this presentation. Many oils will be shared. Free. Quest Yoga Arts, 11-13 E Main St, Mt Kisco. RSVP: 914.241.9642. QuestYogaArts.com.

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 11

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. $15. 914.793.2600 TheTemperanceCenter.com.

Qi Gong: Simple yet Powerful – Feb 11-Mar 18. 6-7:30pm. Wed. With Lorraine Hughes. Six-week series class: LES431. For overall health, stress, sleep, digestion, bones and joints, with tips for seniors. $89. Dutchess Community College South, Wappingers Falls. Register: 845.431.8910. SunyDutchess.edu/cfweb.

Vision & Success in School – 7-9pm. “Is your child ready to learn? As many as 25% of children in any classroom have vision problems that keep them from reaching their potential.” Free. Dr. Samantha Slotnick, 495 Central Park Ave, Ste 301, Scarsdale. RSVP Jane: 914.874.1177. DrSlotnick.com.

Introduction to Mindfulness Meditation – Feb 4, 11 and 25. 7-8:15pm. With Melanie Ryan. Learn appropriate posture and meditation technique to begin or support one’s meditation practice. Tibetan Buddhist Meditation Shambhala Lineage. Mt Kisco. Registration: $30 per class or $75 for three weeks. 914.260.1696.TheCenterForHealthAndHealing.net.

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 12

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

Gong Meditation – 7-8pm. 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, FEBRUARY 13

Health & Healing: Contemplative Care for Caregivers – Feb 13-15. Led by Sharon Salzberg, Ali Smith, Atman Smith and Andres Gonzalez. In this retreat, we will use contemplative methods to help access the resiliency of the human spirit; to balance compassion for oneself and others; and to cultivate greater calm, clarity and peace of mind.GarrisonInstitute.org.

Banana Leaf – A vegan friendly Indian Pop-Up – 7-9pm. Unique five course tasting featuring hand crafted artisanal Indian food, by local chef Rinku Bhattacharya. BYOB. $45; $80/two. Recologie Lifestyle, 49 Lawton St, New Rochelle. Reservation: 914.278.9350. recologie.com.

Reiki Healing Circle: Meditation and Reiki Share – 10-11:30am. Led by Regina DeCarlo, RMT. $20. Dobbs Ferry. 917.593.5707. ReginaDeCarlo.com.

Reunions – Conversations with the Other Side – 7pm. Join Psychic Medium Jeanne Rose for an evening of loving messages from those we have loved and lost. Participation fee $35. Seating limited and these evenings fill quickly so register early. Hands of Serenity Healing, 1129 Main St, Fishkill. Register: 845.896.1915. HandsofSerenityHealing.com.

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 14

Special Valentine’s Day Soul Painting: Art& Yoga – 9am-2pm.Yoga and creative expression. All levels welcome. No art experience necessary. $63. 223 Katonah Ave, Katonah. 914.232.3473. GoldenTempleYoga.com.

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

SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 15

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

MONDAY, FEBRUARY 16

Two Year Anniversary of Holistic Physical Therapy at Acker House – Day of free events. Open to the public. Experience all that Acker House has to offer with many local, holistic professionals presenting workshops, classes and treatments throughout day. Acker House, Center for Integrative Health, 139 Grand St, Croton on Hudson. 914.707.1399. Full schedule: AckerHouseNY.com.

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; wainwright.org.

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

TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 17

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

Emotion Code – 11am-12:30pm. “Experience the amazing benefit of this non-invasive healing modality,” says Mag Treanor. Release stress for self and pets. Carmel. Info: 845.228.8132. PutnamHealingArts.com.

Green Drinks Westchester at Recologie – 6-8pm. Opportunity for those who care about the environment to meet face to face, share ideas and enjoy each other’s company. 49 Lawton St. New Rochelle, Info: Facebook.com/greendrinkswestchester.

Qi Gong Class – 6:30-7:30pm. Learn how to reduce stress while enhancing one’s life force through guided breath, intention and specific movements. $10. Sacred Space Healing Arts Studio, 436 Main St, Beacon. Register, Lorraine: 845.416.4598. EmpoweredByNature.net.

Evening Satsang – 7-8:30pm. With Prem Sadasivananda. Meditation, chanting and dharma talk with master teacher and former director of the Sivananda Center. $20. The Rivertown Center for Yoga & Health, 343 Broadway, Dobbs Ferry. Info, Beth Bierko: 914.384.9983. Register: RiverTownYoga.com.

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 20

Building Rider Confidence – 6-8pm. For a competitive rider or just a happy trail rider, this interactive seminar offers practical tools. With James Cassese, and the Equine Energetix herd at Pegasus Therapeutic Riding Center, Brewster. $45. Info: equineenergetix.com; 212.477.4475.

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

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

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 21

“Live and Let Live” Lecture/Book Signing – 11am-12:30pm. Connected to Nature? Learn collaboration with all living beings to restore ecological health. $28. Wainwright House, 260 Stuyvesant Ave, Rye. Register: 914.967.6080. Wainwright.org. Info: TreeWhispering.com.

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

SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 22

Witches’ Stitch Ministry – 6pm. Learn basic knitting and crocheting techniques or come together to share tea and time. Working to create healing shawls for local nursing homes. Beginner and experienced yarn workers welcome. Call for supply list and to register. Free. Hands of Serenity Healing, 1129 Main St, Fishkill. 845.896.1915. HandsofSerenityHealing.com.

TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 24

Astrology 101 – Five-week course teaches the foundation of astrology, planets, signs and how to put it together. Teacher: NCGR certified astrologer Pamela Cucinell. Wainwright House, Rye. For cost and schedule visit wainwright.org.

Emotion Code – 11am-12:30pm. “Experience the amazing benefit of this non-invasive healing modality,” says Mag Treanor. Release stress for self and pets. Carmel. Info: 845.228.8132. PutnamHealingArts.com.

M.E.L.T. Self-Care with Marisa Duffy – 11:30a-12:30pm. M.E.L.T. workshops. Space is limited. $25. Rivertown Center for Yoga and Health. 343 Broadway, Dobbs Ferry. Registration required: 914.673.0919. RivertownYoga.com.

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

Henna/Mehndi for Teens/Tweens – 7-9pm. Find out from body artist Margie Nugent about Henna/Mehndi decorations and come home wearing a temporary design. Program requires parent or legal guardian to come to the Irvington Public Library to sign a permission form. Grades 6-12. Free. Info: 914.591.7840. Register: IrvingtonLibrary.org.

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 25

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. $15.914.793.2600. TheTemperanceCenter.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.

Peak Performance Training for Athletic, Academic and Personal Success – 7-9pm. Learn how peak performance training helps sustain focus, attention and alertness despite environmental stressors, noise and distractions. Free. Sensory Stepping Stones, 83 S Bedford Rd, Mt Kisco. RVSP Required: 914.497.3878.

THRUSDAY, FEBRUARY 26

Holistic Moms Meeting – 7:30pm. Holistic Moms hosts Dr. Neil Raff, MD who combines 33 years of medical expertise with revolutionary natural approaches, including alternative cancer treatments; Prolotherapy and stem cell techniques which can avoid hip and knee surgery. Rye Free Reading Room, 1061 Boston Post Rd. HolisticMoms.org.

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 27

Enlightened Leadership: Becoming a Force for Positive Change – Feb 27-Mar 1. Led by Tenzin Wangyal Rinpoche. “As we awaken to our nature, each one of us becomes an agent of change that benefits oneself, others and the community. But how can we learn to truly see ourselves?” Garrison Institute. Info: GarrisonInstitute.org.

Meeting & Communicating with Your Spirit Guides – 6:30-8:30pm. With Alexandra Leclere. Register: 845.363.1765, Synchronicity, 1511 Rte 22, Brewster. SynchronicityNY.com.

Healing and Prayer Service – 7:30pm. An evening of group energy healings and prayer, offered to the community in service to spirit. No fee for this evening. Hands of Serenity Healing, 1129 Main St, Fishkill. 845.896.1915. HandsofSerenityHealing.com.

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 28

Reiki 1 & 2 – 10am-5pm. With Reiki Master Marcus Feighery. $275pp for both classes. Register: 845.363.1765, Synchronicity, 1511 Rte 22, Brewster. Info: SynchronicityNY.com.

Unleashing Your Sensuality & Expanding Your Intuitive Power – 2-5pm. Join international author, speaker and relationship expert Sheila Pearl for a women’s only workshop. Dance, laugh, drum, om and giggle into one’s own juicy power. Registration: $85. $75 by Feb 14. Mt Kisco. TheCenterForHealthAndHealing.net.

Sunday, March 1

Messages from Spirit Group Event – 2:30-4:30pm. Find comfort and closure with medium Joan Carra with messages from spirit. Small Group. $55. Wainwright House, 260 Stuyvesant Ave, Rye. Register/info: 203.531.6387. PsychicJoanCarra.com

TUESDAY, March 3

M.E.L.T. Self-Care with Marisa Duffy – 7-8pm. M.E.L.T. workshops. Space is limited. $25. Rivertown Center for Yoga and Health. 343 Broadway, Dobbs Ferry. Registration required: 914.673.0919. RivertownYoga.com.

Wednesday, March 4

Garden Talk – Container Gardening – 7pm. Sponsored by the Garden Club of Yorktown. Amy Wilbur from Sweet Dirt Design/Container Gardens. Free. John C. Hart Memorial Library, 1130 Main St, Shrub Oak. Info: 914245.5262 x245. yorktownlibrary.org.

 

 

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

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SUNDAY, JUNE 1

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

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

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

MONDAY, JUNE 2

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

TUESDAY, JUNE 3

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

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

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 4

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

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

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

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

THURSDAY, JUNE 5

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

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

FRIDAY, JUNE 6

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

SATURDAY, JUNE 7

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

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

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

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

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

SUNDAY, JUNE 8

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

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

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

MONDAY, JUNE 9

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

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

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

TUESDAY, JUNE 10

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

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 11

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

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

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

THURSDAY, JUNE 12

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

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

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

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

FRIDAY, JUNE 13

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

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

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

SATURDAY, JUNE 14

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

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

SUNDAY, JUNE 15

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

MONDAY, JUNE 16

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

TUESDAY, JUNE 17

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

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

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

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 18

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

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

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

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

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

THURSDAY, JUNE 19

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

FRIDAY, JUNE 20

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

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

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

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

SATURDAY, JUNE 21

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

SUNDAY, JUNE 22

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

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

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

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

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

MONDAY, JUNE 23

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

THURSDAY, JUNE 26

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

FRIDAY, JUNE 27

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

SATURDAY, JUNE 28

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

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

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

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

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

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

SUNDAY, JUNE 29

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

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

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

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

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

MONDAY, JUNE 30

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

 

 

Natural Awakenings Calendar Listings for May, 2013 in Westchester and Putnam Counties, NY

Cover-May13-MedFor additional event listings, updates and changes, visit our online calendar.

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

UPCOMING EVENTS

Please call ahead to confirm event details.

WEDNESDAY, MAY 1

Women’s Wisdom Group –10:30am-12pm. Join a community of progressive women to share and support one another while drawing inspiration from Mark Nepo’s seminal work, The Book of Awakening. $15/members or $30. Transcendence at SunRaven, Bedford. Info/register a must: 914.218.3113. TranscendenceAtSunRaven.com.

Intro to Yoga Workshop – 5:30-6:30pm. May 1-29. This series introduces students to the basic postures, breathing and meditation techniques. $90/5 classes. The Mind-Body Collective at Pilates on Hudson, 8 John Walsh Blvd, Peekskill. 914.739.1178. PilatesOnHudson.com.

Meditation Classes – 7:30-9pm. May 1, 8, 15. Wednesday series: Freedom from Anger; Transforming Problems and Conflict. Beginners welcome. $10. Vajra Light, 234 N Central Ave, Hartsdale. 914.607.3583. MeditationInWestchester.org.

THURSDAY, MAY 2

Harmonizing Vinyasa Flow – 10:30-11:45am. Shamanic healer and certified yoga teacher Mikki Davis, brings clear, articulate guidance and touches of shamanism to mixed-level vinyasa classes. $18. The Center for Aligned Healing, Chappaqua. 917.620.0444. ShamanMikki.com.

FRIDAY, MAY 3

First Year Anniversary of Massage Envy in Bedford Hills – 5/3-5/5. Celebrate Massage Envy’s One-Year Anniversary with prizes, food and refreshments. Free upgrades and gifts. All welcome to come in and learn more. 737 Bedford Rd., Bedford Hills.  Info: 914.244.3689; massageenvy.com.

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

SATURDAY, MAY 4

I Love My Park Day – Help improve and enhance state parks and historic sites; boost volunteerism; and raise the visibility of the entire state parks system and its needs. To find an event and sign up visit: ptny.org/ilovemypark.

Skillful Living Room Radio Show – 12-1pm. Saturdays May 4-25. Live radio show focuses on healthy living discussions featuring patient success stories, physical/mental health tips, fitness and wellness advice and more with host Dr. Michael Finkelstein. Simulcast live internet: Businesstalkradio.net and online as podcast. SunRaven Skillful Living Center, Bedford.  Sunraven.org.

Be a Body Psychic –1-4pm. This workshop objective is to empower participants by educating them about the intuitive mind/body connection. $50. Inner Balance Studio, 1072 Rte 311, Patterson. Preregistration required: 845.878.7800.

Art for Animals – 1:30-4:30pm. Earth Angels Veterinary Hospital hosts local artists show and offers demos and info about integrative medicine for pets. 8 Nancy Court, Ste 1, Wappinger Falls. 845. 227.7297. EathAngelsVet.com.

SUNDAY, MAY 5

Esoteric Healing Class – 9:30am-6:30pm. Continue the adventure into the world of Vibrational Living and Healing; review the first class then receive new energy triangles for healing and balancing. $215cash /check or $225 credit card. The Center for Aligned Healing, Chappaqua. 239.289.3744 or 914.861.2712. TheEsotericBloom.com.

Painting from the Inside Out Workshop – 10am-4pm. Come explore, experiment, and play while painting; allow spontaneity to release creativity and affect life. No skills required. Tarrytown location. $90. Eve-Marie: 914.844.6213. EveMarieElkin.com.

Prayer and Healing: Explore the Connections – 2pm. Free lecture at First Church of Christ, Scientist, 13 Bedford Rd, Katonah. Info: 914.232.3842. CSNYC.com.

Understanding Anatomy: Lesson One – 2-4pm. A 6-part workshop designed to give a basic understanding of anatomy with visual images that keep one engaged in class. $40. The Mind-Body Collective at Pilates on Hudson, 8 John Walsh Blvd, Peekskill. 914. 739.1178. PilatesOnHudson.com.

MONDAY, MAY 6

Getting a Taste for Mindfulness – 7:30-9pm. Mondays May 6-27.  Along with breath awareness and guided meditation, participants experience a body mind connection with expert instruction. $160/5 classes or $35/ea; includes light organic meal. Erica’s Kitchen, 1Court Rd, Bedford. Info/register a must: 516.233.9856. TranscendenceAtSunraven.com.

Men’s Group – 7:30-9:30pm. Gather with other holistically minded men to focus on personal development and methods for shaping a healthier and more balanced approach to living, particularly in relationship to others. $15/members or $30. Transcendence at SunRaven, Bedford. Info/register: 914.218.3113. TranscendenceAtSunRaven.com.

WEDNESDAY, MAY 8

Women’s Wisdom Group –10:30am-12pm. Join a community of progressive women to share and support one another while drawing inspiration from Mark Nepo’s seminal work, The Book of Awakening. $15/members or $30. Transcendence at SunRaven, Bedford. Info/register a must: 914.218.3113. TranscendenceAtSunRaven.com.

The Buzz with Honeybees – 7pm/refreshments; 7:30pm/program. Enter into the busy life of a honeybee hive with GNC Naturalist Greg Wechegelaerand; learn why and how these amazing creatures are critical players in the global economy. Free/designed for adults and high school students. Greenburgh Nature Center, Scarsdale. GreenurghNatureCenter.org.

Right Voice for You Intro – 7-9pm.  Discover what it would be like to be totally comfortable and present in sharing what you would like to say in front of a group of any size. $20.The Center for Aligned Healing, Chappaqua. 650.400.6128. ThrivingRelationship.com.

THURSDAY, MAY 9

Goddess Night Out! – 5:30-10pm (Cleanse Party 5-6pm) . A fun and femmy, totally amazing, evening to kick back and be girly! Doubletree Hotel, 455 South Broadway, Tarrytown. Free, but must register at GoddessEvening.com.

Film: Carbon For Water – 7pm. 22 minute film, followed by discussion with filmmakers Evan Abramson and Carmen Elsa Lopez who introduce audiences to a unique solution to an age-old, and worsening, problem. First Unitarian Society of Westchester, 25 Old Jackson Ave. Hastings-on-Hudson. Info: Carter Smith 914.693.1065.

New Moon Gathering – 7-9pm. Use the energy of the new moon to chart a life course. Facilitated by astrologer Pamela Cucinell. Bring a journal or notebook. $20. The Center for Aligned Healing, Chappaqua. RSVP: 917.796.6026. InsightOasis.com

FRIDAY, MAY 10

Scarsdale: American Cancer Society Relay for Life – Live entertainment, games, food, moving kickoff/survivor lap and luminaria ceremonies. Free. Scarsdale High School, Scarsdale. Info: RelayForLife.org.

Teaching of the Medicine Wheel & Shamanic Journey – 7-9pm with Melissa Merendino. $35.  Synchronicity, 1511 Rte 22, Brewster. RSVP: 845.363.1765. SynchronicityNY.com

SATURDAY, MAY 11

Eastchester: American Cancer Society Relay for Life – Live entertainment, games, food, moving kickoff/survivor lap and luminaria ceremonies. Free. Eastchester-Bronxville: Concordia College. Info: RelayForLife.org.

Teatown Plant Sale – 9am-2pm. Features deer resistant plants, annuals, perennials, hanging baskets, vegetables, herbs and unique native wildflowers. Free admission on Saturday (first pick sale on Friday, 4-7pm w/ admission fee of $10.) 1600 Spring Valley Rd. in Ossining. Info: 914.762.2912, ext. 110, or visit Teatown.org.

Health & Wellness Fair for Moms – 10am-2pm. Exhibitors, mini talks, cooking demos and vendors. Tilly Foster Farm Lodge, Rte 312, Bldg 8, Brewster. 845.363.6623. TillyFosterFarm.org.

Mindfulness in Everyday Life – An Equine-Interactive Workshop – 10am-4pm. To help become more present in life. By James Cassese of Equine Energetix. no horse experience necessary. $250. Mistover Farm, Pawling Info: EquineEnergetix.com; 212.477.4475.

Emotional Freedom Technique Workshop & The Emotion Code/TEC – 12:30-2:30.  Two powerful energy healing methods that use the body’s meridian system and universal energy field to shift imbalances, promoting wellness and healing emotional and physical pain. $45/includes refreshments. Soulauras, 520 N State Rd, Briarcliff. RSVP: 914.941.2400. SoulAuras.com.

Intro to Maya Abdominal Massage Workshop – 1-3:30pm. Cathy Lipsky, RN, presents this program known as the Arvigo Technique which helps women with fibroids, PMS, frequent bladder infections and more. $35. Ixchel Center, 308 Battle Ave. White Plains. Info: HolisticNP.com; 914.912.2351.

Yoga & Art Family Workshop – 3:30-5pm. Come get creative; explore movement, breath and art. $40. Yoga Haven 2, 91 Montgomery Ave, Scarsdale. Info: 914.337.1437.

SUNDAY, MAY 12

Sunday Meditation Series: Limitless Possibility/Ultimate Truth in Daily Life – 2-4pm. May 12, 19, 26. Taught by qualified Western teachers. $12. Vajra Light, 234 N Central Ave, Hartsdale. 914.607.3583. MeditationInWestchester.org.

TUESDAY, MAY 14

Hospital Center Farmer’s Market – 12-6pm. Second and fourth Tuesdays. Market features organic produce, fruits, baked goods and gourmet food items. Hospital side parking lot at 1980 Crompond Rd, Cortlandt Manor. 914.734.3794. HVHC.org under Harvest for Health.

Preventing/ Reversing Alzheimer’s & Dementia – 3pm. Film clips feature interviews with patients who have reversed their dementia. Sharp Again Naturally is helping to fund this documentary in the making. Free. Ossining Public Library. Info: SharpAgain.org.

WEDNESDAY, MAY 15

Women’s Wisdom Group –10:30am-12pm. Join a community of progressive women to share and support one another while drawing inspiration from Mark Nepo’s seminal work, The Book of Awakening. $15/members or $30. Transcendence at SunRaven, Bedford. Info/register a must: 914.218.3113. TranscendenceAtSunRaven.com.

THURSDAY, MAY 16

Emotional Freedom Technique Workshop & The Emotion Code/TEC – 7-9pm. See May 11 listing. $45/includes refreshments. Soulauras, 520 N State Rd, Briarcliff. RSVP: 914.941.2400. SoulAuras.com.

FRIDAY, MAY 17

Partner Massage – 7-9pm. Learn the basics of a gentle back, neck and shoulder massage. $120. Yoga Haven 2, 91 Montgomery Ave, Scarsdale. Info: 914.337.1437.

Past Life Regression Class – 7-9pm with Shira Adler. Synchronicity, 1511 Rte 22, Brewster. RSVP: 845.363.1765. SynchronicityNY.com.

SATURDAY, MAY 18

Chappaqua: American Cancer Society Relay for Life – Live entertainment, games, food, moving kickoff/survivor lap and luminaria ceremonies. Free. Chappaqua: Horace Greeley High School. Info: RelayForLife.org.

Pelham: American Cancer Society Relay for Life – Live entertainment, games, food, moving kickoff/survivor lap and luminaria ceremonies. Glover Field, Pelham. Free. Info: RelayForLife.org.

Tarrytown: American Cancer Society Relay for Life – Live entertainment, games, food, moving kickoff/survivor lap and luminaria ceremonies. Free. Hackley School, Tarrytown. Info: RelayForLife.org.

Awakening the Heart: An Introduction to Meditation – 10:30am-12pm. Taught by qualified Western teachers. Vajra Light, 234 N Central Ave, Hartsdale. 914.607.3583. MeditationInWestchester.org;

Acupressure for Neck & Shoulder – 10:30am-1pm. Learn easy to do 6-step pressure point patterns to relax and relieve tension and pain in the neck and shoulders, headaches and sinus problems. $75. Soulauras, 520 North State Rd, Briarcliff. RSVP: 914.941.2400. SoulAuras.com.

Sugar Blues Workshop – 12-1:30pm. If constantly craving sugar and don’t know why, this workshop will help in gaining control without denial or deprivation. The Mind-Body Collective at Pilates on Hudson, 8 John Walsh Blvd, Peekskill. 914.739.1178. PilatesOnHudson.com.

Town of Lewisboro Community Wellness Day – 12-4pm. Northern Westchester Hospital: Kids and Nutrition, Stern Wellness Center: Holistic Health info and screenings; yoga, Reiki, kids’ activities, music, and food. Lewisboro Town Park Pavilion, 1075 Rt. 35, South Salem.

SunPlugged-on-Hudson – 12-7pm. Free musical and educational event on a solar-powered sound stage showcasing local bands and such eco-friendly solutions as Biogas, suburban farming, composting, solar electric, LED lighting and biofuels. MacEachron Park in Hastings-on-Hudson, on River St. Info: SolarPunch.org; 212.247.5988.

Building Intuition: A Journey into Psychic Self-Discovery. 1-4pm. Learn to build psychic ability through meditation, visualization, picture reading and aura gazing. $40. Inner Balance Studio, Patterson. Preregistration required: 845.878.7800. InnerBalanceStudio.org.

Open the Heart Workshop – 7-9pm. Craig  Junjulas teaches metaphysical techniques for heart centeredness; expand compassion, self-healing and enlightenment. $35. Private sessions available Sunday, May 19/$150. Chapel at Croton Falls, Rte 22, Croton Falls. 914.236.4503. StarVisionsCommunity.org.

SUNDAY, MAY 19

Centering Sunday Yoga – 11am. Join mats with others across Westchester in a special yoga class devoted to increasing wellbeing and reducing stress. All proceeds support MHA Westchester’s mental health initiatives. All levels. $20. 1305 Mamaroneck Ave, White Plains. RSVP: 914. 250.1417. SanthigramWellness.com.

Reiki Refresher Course – 11am-1pm with Marcus Feighery. $15. Synchronicity, 1511 Rte 22, Brewster. SynchronicityNY.com. RSVP: 845.363.1765. SynchronicityNY.com.

Priesthood Class & Ordination for Interfaith Ministry – 1-4:30pm. Rev. Dan Chesbro teaches Melchizedek history, priesthood requirements and leads attunement in the ordination of Melchizedek. $250/includes certification. Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 236 S Bedford Rd, Mt.Kisco. 914.236.4503. StarVisionsCommuity.org.

Farm to Table Fundraiser Dinner – 4-7pm. First annual fundraiser dinner showcasing local restaurants, this evening for members only; a good time to join. The Greenburgh Nature Center, 99 Dromore Rd, Scarsdale. 914.723.3470. GreenburghNatureCenter.org.

Yoga on the Lake for a Cause: Community Yoga Class – 5-6:30pm. All class fees donated to Mental Health Association of Westchester as part of MHA’s Centering Sunday campaign. $20. Yoga on Lake Rippowam, South Salem. Info: 914.274.0007.

MONDAY, MAY 20

Preventing/Reversing Alzheimer’s & Dementia – 10:30am. See May 14 listing. Free. Greenburgh Public Library. Info: SharpAgain.org.

WEDNESDAY, MAY 22

Women’s Wisdom Group –10:30am-12pm. Join a community of progressive women to share and support one another while drawing inspiration from Mark Nepo’s seminal work, The Book of Awakening. $15/members or $30. Transcendence at SunRaven, Bedford. Info/register a must: 914.218.3113. TranscendenceAtSunRaven.com.

Advanced Integrative Medicine Round Table Study Group – 12:30-2pm with Dr. Michael Finkelstein. Gather with like-minded holistic health practitioners discussing individual client challenges and share perspectives on approaches to healing. $30/members or $60 includes light lunch. Call for pre-requisites. Transcendence at SunRaven, Bedford Hills. Info: 914.218.3113. TranscendenceAtSunRaven.com.

Kindness with Money – 7-9pm. Find out what it would be like to invite money into your life. Come clear the limiting energies, judgments and beliefs that keep one stuck. $20.The Center for Aligned Healing, Chappaqua. 650.400.6128. ThrivingRelationship.com.

THURSDAY, MAY 23

Introduction to Ayurveda – 7:30pm. Holistic Moms hosts Dr. Naina Marballi, Ayurvedic physician of 32 years, whose expertise in this ancient method of healing and health maintenance is the basis of her Nutrition and Skin Care Center for personal enhancement through non-toxic, natural means. Wainwright House, Rye. HolisticMoms.org.

FRIDAY, MAY 24

Transcendence ReTreat –9:30am-2:30pm. Transcendental yoga followed by hands-on food preparation, lunch, and review of principles of skillful nutrition; concludes with circle discussion on increasing harmony and balance in life. $50/members or $100. Transcendence at SunRaven, 501 Guard Hill Rd, Bedford. RSVP: 914.218.3113. TranscendenceAtSunraven.com.

SATURDAY, MAY 25

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

WEDNESDAY, MAY 29

Women’s Wisdom Group –10:30am-12pm. Join a community of progressive women to share and support one another while drawing inspiration from Mark Nepo’s seminal work, The Book of Awakening. $15/members or $30. Transcendence at SunRaven, Bedford. Info/register a must: 914.218.3113. TranscendenceAtSunRaven.com.

Holding Patterns Body Process – 6:30-9:30pm. Stop waiting for the right person, place, time or enough money for life to begin. Unlock the places in the body that use holding patterns to maintain life instead of creating it. $45.The Center for Aligned Healing, Chappaqua. 650.400.6128. ThrivingRelationship.com.

FRIDAY, MAY 31

New Rochelle: American Cancer Society Relay for Life – Live entertainment, games, food, moving kickoff/survivor lap and luminaria ceremonies. Free. Albert Leonard Middle School, New Rochelle. Info: RelayForLife.org.

Somers: American Cancer Society Relay for Life – Live entertainment, games, food, moving kickoff/survivor lap and luminaria ceremonies. Free. Somers: Somers Middle School, Somers. Info: RelayForLife.org.

SATURDAY, JUNE 1

Mahopac: American Cancer Society Relay for Life – Live entertainment, games, food and moving kickoff/survivor lap and luminaria ceremonies. Free. Mahopac High School, Mahopac. Info: RelayForLife.org.

Ossining: American Cancer Society Relay for Life – Live entertainment, games, food, moving kickoff/survivor lap and luminaria ceremonies. Free. Anne M. Dorner Middle School, Ossining. Info: RelayForLife.org.

Cold Spring: American Cancer Society Relay for Life – Live entertainment, games, food, moving kickoff/survivor lap and luminaria ceremonies. Free. Mayors Park: Philipstown-Cold Spring. Info: RelayForLife.org.

FRIDAY, JUNE 7

Yonkers: American Cancer Society Relay for Life – Live entertainment, games, food, moving kickoff/survivor lap and luminaria ceremonies. Free. Lincoln High School, Yonkers. Info: RelayForLife.org.

New Moon Gathering – 7-9pm. Use the energy of the new moon to chart a life course. Facilitated by astrologer Pamela Cucinell; bring a journal or notebook. $20. The Center for Aligned Healing, Chappaqua. RSVP: 917.796.6026. InsightOasis.com.

Natural Awakenings Calendar Listings for March, 2013 in Westchester and Putnam Counties, NY

Cover-Mar13-medFor additional event listings, updates and changes, visit our online calendar.

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

UPCOMING EVENTS

Please call ahead to confirm event details.

FRIDAY, MARCH 1

Going Locavore: What are my Options? – 8:30-11am. Learn what it means to go locavore, aka: to eat locally grown food, presented by Conservation Cafe´. Free. Pace University, Pleasantville Campus. FCWC.org/events. RSVP: 914.422.4053.

Yoga and Meditation: The Mind Unwind Workshop – 7-8:30pm with Shaman Mikki Davis. Yoga and meditation by candlelight helps unwind the mind and leave work behind. Enjoy a shamanic mini-healing during savasana and leave feeling grounded, peaceful, and relaxed. Bring a mat. $25. Register: ShamanMikki.com.

Shamanic Circle – 7-9pm with Eileen O’Hare. $35. Synchronicity, 1511 Rte 22, Brewster. 845.363.1765 SynchronicityNY.com.

Message Gallery – 7-9pm. Join Carla, Intuitive Medium and Reiki Master as she bridges the realms and brings forth messages. $35. Soulauras. Pre-registration required: 914.941.2400. Soulauras.com.

SATURDAY, MARCH 2

Farm Maintenance – 9am (Also Mar 16 & Mar 30). This course covers fundamental maintenance and repair of farm facilities and equipment. Upon completion, students should be able to answer theoretical questions and topics covered and assist with maintenance and repair of farm facilities and equipment. $225. Registration required. 914.606.6830 x1.

Attaining Your Dreams for Body/Mind/Spirit – 1-2:30pm with Diane Ingram, Life Coach/ Author and Nicole Davis, Psychic and Reiki Master. Get the life you really want. $30.  Inner Balance Studio, 1072 Rte 311, Patterson. Pre-registration required: 845.878.7800.

Assisting Workshop for Yoga Teachers – 1-4pm. For yoga teachers to become comfortable with hands-on assisting and direct a student’s body into the correct alignment. $50. Living Yoga, 3182 Rte 9, Cold Spring. Info: 845.809.5900. LivingYogaStudios.com.

Starry Nights Cafe – 7:30pm. StarVisions hosts an evening of entertainment with spiritual comedy and adult contemporary music of Porter Smith. Relax among friends at Unitarian Universalist Church, 236 South Bedford Rd, Mt. Kisco $20. 914.236.4503. StarVisionsCommunity.org.

Saturday Night Fever Dance Social – 7:30-11:30pm. Evening includes Salsa lesson at 7:30pm and New York Hustle lesson at 8pm. Come dance the night away. $10. Refreshments served.  Josie’s International School of Dance, 125 Main St, Ossining. JosieDance.com. 914. 332.8670.

SUNDAY, MARCH 3

Reiki II Workshop – 9:30am-4:30pm with Ginny Mackles. Attunement and certification for second level of Reiki, Okuden from a teacher with over 25 years experience and creator of The Reiki Journey CD. Millwood. 914.762.7761; ginnymackles.com.

Sugaring Sunday – 1pm, 2pm, 3pm (Also 3/10). From tapping to collecting, boiling to bottling, Teatown’s naturalists share facts and folklore about this sweet time of year. Free/members or $5.   Teatown Lake Reservation, 1600 Spring Valley Rd, Ossining. Reservations: 914.762.2912 x110. TeaTown.org.

Quakers and the Spiritual Quest – 2-4pm. Learn about what Quakers today believe. Short personal presentations followed by discussion. All welcome. Childcare and refreshments. Free. Scarsdale Friends Meeting, 133 Popham Rd. Scarsdale. 914.328.7943. scarsdalefriendsmeeting.org.

MONDAY, MARCH 4

A Circle of Women – 7pm. Celebrating the sacred in every woman since1990. Sponsored by Star Visions Community and The Women’s Ways Mystery School. $25. Unitarian Universalist Church, 236 S Bedford Rd, MtKisco. 914.310.5239. Womensways.typepad.com/circle.

Getting a Taste for Mindfulness –7:30-9pm (Mondays). Along with breath awareness and guided meditation, participants experience a body mind connection with expert instruction. $160/5 classes or $35/ea. Includes light organic meal. Erica’s Kitchen, 1 Court Rd, Bedford. 516.233.9856. TranscendenceAtSunRaven.com.

Men’s Group – 7:30-9:30pm. Gather with other holistically minded men to focus on personal development and methods for shaping a healthier and more balanced approach to living, particularly as it applies in relationship to others. $15/members or $30. Transcendence at SunRaven, Bedford. Info/register: 914.218.3113. TranscendenceAtSunRaven.com.

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 6

Women’s Wisdom Group –10:30am-12pm (Wednesdays). Join a community of progressive women to share and support one another, while drawing inspiration from Mark Nepo’s seminal work, The Book of Awakening. $15/members or $30. Transcendence at SunRaven, Bedford. Info/register: 914.218.3113. TranscendenceAtSunRaven.com.

THRUSDAY, MARCH 7

Dream Group – 7:30-9:30pm with Warren Falcon, Psychospiritual Counselor and specialist in Jungian psychology and dream work. Regular attendance is recommended; bring a dream journal and come with curiosity, humor and compassion. Suggested: $25/members or $50. Transcendence at SunRaven, Bedford. Info/register: 914.218.3113. TranscendenceAtSunRaven.com.

FRIDAY, MARCH 8

Esoteric Healing Level II: The Brain & Beyond – 1-4pm with Bernadette Bloom. Class covers esoteric psychology, the head centers, the Rays and Initiations, removal of trauma from ones energy field, triangles associated with blood pressure, hormones, allergies and more. Center for Aligned Healing, Chappaqua. Info/register: 239.289.3744. TheEsotericBloom.com.

Tibetan Singing Bowl Concert – 7-9pm with Beth Mullen. Bring a blanket or yoga mat. $35.  Synchronicity, 1511 Rte 22, Brewster. RSVP: 845.363.1765. SynchronicityNY.com.

Solaris Singles Event – 7-9pm. Come experience the new speed dating game; socialize in a relaxing setting while enjoying food, wine, music, games and prizes. Bring friends. Must be ages 35-55. Members and non-members welcome. $25. Solaris Sports Club, 201 Veterans Rd, Yorktown Heights. 914.962.4094 x 21.

Movie Night – 7:30-9:30pm. View the acclaimed film: “Beasts of the Southern Wild”. Enjoy flatbread pizza and afterwards stay for tea, dessert and group discussion. Reservations required: $10/members or $20.Transcendence at SunRaven, 501 Guard Hill Rd, Bedford. Info/register: 914.218.3113. TranscendenceAtSunRaven.com.

SATURDAY, MARCH 9

Crop Production Class – 9am (Also Mar 23). This course covers spring organic crop production practices, including vegetables, cut flowers, and culinary herbs. $225. Registration is required. 914.606.6830 x1. SunyWCC.Edu.

Vibrational Cooking Class – 9:30-10:45am. Learn how to make Cosmic Chitta Mantra Munchies with Organics Super Foods, Chakras and Mantras. Kendall’s OM Kitchen, 140 King Street, Chappaqua. Info: 914.238.8800; kendallsOMkitchen.com.

Wildlife Rehabilitator Workshop – 10am-3pm. Workshop touches upon everything one might encounter working with wildlife. Learn to respond appropriately and get details of what’s involved in becoming a wildlife rehabilitator in NY state. $25/non-members. Teatown Lake Reservation, Ossining. 914.762.2912. TeaTown.org.

Vegetable Container Gardening – 1-3pm. Learn how to grow plants and/or seeds in containers and have fresh herbs and vegetables in just a few short weeks. $20; $5/children under the age of 12. Registration required: 914.962.2368. HilltopHanoverFarm.org.

Introductory Session and Campus Tour – 10am. Parents interested in kindergarten through eighth grade are invited to meet Blue Rock faculty and hear how the vibrant and creative learning environment nurtures children’s natural curiosity and fosters a lifelong love of learning. Blue Rock School, 110 Demarest Mill Rd, West Nyack. RSVP: Beverly Stycos, 845.535.3353. BlueRockSchool.org.

Bag It – 2pm. Funny and illuminating documentary. Stay afterward for Q & A session with Patti Wood of Grassroots Environmental and a reusable bag giveaway. Learn about the new plastic bag phase-out ordinances. Larchmont Public Library Community Room. Village of Larchmont, Town Center. Movie info: bagitmovie.com.

Summer Play Camp Open House – 2pm. Parents and children, ages 3 ½ to 12, are invited to visit the Blue Rock Campus; meet summer play staff and learn about the unique and adventure-filled summer program. Blue Rock School, 110 Demarest Mill Rd, West Nyack. RSVP: 845.627.0234. BlueRockSchool.org.

Putnam Arts Council 50th Year Anniversary Celebration – 3pm. Annual Members Meeting and opening reception of the Members show. Free. Belle Levine Art Center, 521 Kennicut Hill Rd. Mahopac. Info: putnamartscouncil.com.

SUNDAY, MARCH 10

Complete Reality Meditation – 12:30-3:30pm. Hosted by the Chan Buddhist Center, meditation class is followed by Buddhist discussion of the Six Perfections. Beginners to advanced practitioners welcome. Free. Scarsdale Aikido, 77 Tarrytown Rd 2nd level, White Plains. 917.570.7592.

Introduction to Partner Yoga – 1-3:30pm. Explore the trust and confidence that comes working with another; heighten experience on the mat through the sharing of breath and touch. $25/individual or $45/couple.  Inner Balance Studio, 1072 Rte 311, Patterson. 845.878.7800. InnerBalanceStudio.org.

Mediumship Workshop – 1-4pm with Adam Bernstein. $45. Synchronicity, 1511 Rte 22, Brewster. RSVP: 845.363.1765. SynchronicityNY.com.

Bag It – 2pm. Funny and illuminating documentary. Mayor Norman Rosenblum and Trustee Ilissa Miller will answer questions about the new plastic bag phase-out ordinances. Refreshments and reusable bag giveaway after film. Mamaroneck Public Library, Village of Mamaroneck. Movie info: bagitmovie.com.

Quakers and Environmental and Social Activism – 2-4pm. What is meaningful activism? Short personal presentations followed by discussion. All welcome. Childcare and refreshments. Free. Scarsdale Friends Meeting, 133 Popham Rd. Scarsdale. 914.328.7943. scarsdalefriendsmeeting.org.

New Moon Gathering – 7-9pm. Mythology, guided meditations and symbolic ritual facilitated by astrologer Pamela Cucinell; bring a journal or notebook. $20. The Center for Aligned Healing, Chappaqua. RSVP: 917.796.6026; InsightOasis.com.

MONDAY, MARCH 11

Forgiveness: A Means for Self-Healing – 6:30-8:30pm with Dr. Kenneth Silvestri. $35. Center for Aligned Healing, 175 King St, Chappaqua. Info/register: 937.214.0540. DrKennethSilvestri.com.

Woodland Wildflower Lecture – 7pm. Jessica A Schuler, Director of The NY Botanical Garden’s Thain Family Forest, discusses how Forest staff work to restore populations of extirpated wildflowers in the 50-acre urban old-growth forest. Free. Katonah Village Library. Register: 914.234.6992 x24.

Bag It – 7pm. Funny and illuminating documentary. Learn about the new plastic bag phase-out ordinances after the film. Mamaroneck Conference Room C, 740 W. Boston Post Rd, Mamaroneck Town Center. Movie info: bagitmovie.com.

Monday Night Live! Open House – 7-8:30pm. Make Mantra Munchies to live Kirtan, sample some sips and snacks and find out what Kendall’s OM Kitchen is all about. 140 King St. Chappaqua. Info: 914.238.8800; kendallsOMkitchen.com.

FRIDAY, MARCH 15

David Frenette: Centered Life, Mindful Life – 3/15-3/21. Developing the fruits of Christian Centering Prayer towards a mindful life. Garrison Institute. Info/ register: 845.424.4800;

GarrisonInstitute.org

Stroller Tours – 9-10am. Moms, dads, grandparents, and caregivers with babies in tow are invited for a before museum hours gallery tour with refreshments by Tazza Cafe. $10/non-members. For adults with children under 18 months. The Katonah Museum of Art, 134 Jay St, Katonah. KatonahMuseum.org.

Angel Workshop – 7-9pm with Rev Elka Boren, Shaman. $35. Synchronicity, 1511 Rt 22, Brewster. RSVP: 845.363.1765. SynchronicityNY.com.

SATURDAY, MARCH 16

Farm Maintenance Class II – 9am-12pm. This course covers fundamental maintenance and repair of farm facilities and equipment. Upon completion, students should be able to answer theoretical questions and topics covered and assist with maintenance and repair of farm facilities and equipment. $225. Registration required: 914.606.6830 x1. SunyWCC.Edu.

Moving through the World in Stories – 10:30-11:30am (for 4-7yr olds) with Laughing Heart Yoga. Combining storytelling with yoga, children are exposed to a new way of enjoying stories and connecting with their bodies. Ardsley Library, 9 American Legion Dr., Ardsley. Free. Register: 914.693.6636.

StarVisions Spring Healing Fair – 11am-5pm. Shamanic and energy healers, mediums, reflexologists, astrologers and more. Unitarian Universalist Church, 236 S Bedford Rd, Mt Kisco. $50/30min sessions. 914.236.4503. StarVisionsCommunity.org.

Esoteric Healing Level III: The Magic of the 7th Ray Synthesis – 7-9pm with Bernadette Bloom. Class covers esoteric aspects of the five senses, the vagus nerve, the trigeminal nerve, the Seven Rays, personal ray assessment and much more. Center for Aligned Healing, Chappaqua. Info/register: 239.289.3744. TheEsotericBloom.com.

SUNDAY, MARCH 17

Wolves of North America – 11am. Learn about the mythology, biology and ecology of wolf families; visit ambassador wolves Atka, Alawa, and Zephyr as well as the WCC’s critically endangered red wolves and Mexican gray wolves. Wolf Conservation Center, South Salem. $13/adults; $11/under 12. 914.763.2373.

Quakers and Parenting – 2-4pm. What does Quakerism today offers children of all ages? Short personal presentations followed by discussion. All welcome. Childcare and refreshments. Free. Scarsdale Friends Meeting, 133 Popham Rd. Scarsdale. 914.328.7943. scarsdalefriendsmeeting.org.

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 20

Preventing and Reversing Alzheimer’s and Dementia – 7pm. Film clips feature interviews with patients who have reversed their dementia. Sharp Again Naturally is helping to fund this documentary in the making. Harrison Public Library, 2 Bruce Ave, Harrison. 914.835.1564. Info: SharpAgain.org.

Quantum Healing Circle – 7-9pm with Anne Bentzen, Reiki Master. Connecting wisdom teachings to energy principles and interactive energy healing. $25. Stern Chiropractic, 792 Rte  35, Cross River. 914.588.4079. Register online: Balancing4life.com.

SATURDAY, MARCH 23

Teen Yoga – (call for time) Teenagers practice yoga postures, games, meditations, and creative expression to explore what matters to them most through a journey of self-discovery. Ardsley Library, 9 American Legion Dr., Ardsley. Free. Register: 914.693.6636.

Homeopathy for Mental Health Professionals – 9:30am-4pm. For therapists, social workers, school psychologists, student assistance counselors or life coaches exploring how homeopathy can provide a natural and safe alternative to psychotropic drugs. $150. Center for Aligned Healing, 175 King St, Chappaqua. 937.214.0540. DrKennethSilvestri.com.

Starting Seedlings – 1-3pm. Learn successful tips from the farmers on how to start seedlings for either vegetables or flowers. $20; $5/children under the age of 12. Registration required: 914.962.2368. HilltopHanoverFarm.org.

Vernal Pool Hike – 1-3pm. Walk with Erin Baker, Teatown educator, to Hidden Valley and get a glimpse of the frenzied activity taking place this time of year. $5/non-members. Teatown Lake Reservation, Ossining. Reservations: 914.762.2912  x110. TeaTown.org.

Evening Howl – 5pm (Adults only). Visit the wolves with a short sunset hike during their favorite hour – dusk. Learn about the mythology, biology and ecology of wolves in North America while enjoying a lovely spread of wine and cheese. $20/adults 21+ only. Pre-registration required: NYWolf.org.

Sunday, March 24

Precious Possibilities For Women – with Precious Sellars-Mulhern and Melinda Martin. An annual retreat designed to bring women together to nurture and support one another. Wainwright House, 260 Stuyvesant Ave. Rye. Info:914.522.5276;  PreciousHealthandBeauty.com.

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 27

Advanced Integrative Medicine Round Table Study Group – 12:30-2pm with Dr. Michael Finkelstein. Gather with like-minded holistic health practitioners discussing individual client challenges and share perspectives on approaches to healing. $30/members or $60. Call for pre-requisites. Includes light lunch. Transcendence at SunRaven, Bedford Hills. Info: 914.218.3113. TranscendenceAtSunRaven.com.

FRIDAY, MARCH 29

Transcendence ReTreat – 9:30am-2:30pm. Transcendental Yoga (gentle morning movement) followed by hands-on food preparation, lunch and review of the principles of skillful nutrition; concluding with circle discussion on increasing harmony and balance. $50/members or $100. Transcendence at SunRaven, Bedford. 914.218.3113. TranscendenceAtSunRaven.com.

SATURDAY, MARCH 30

Reiki I & Reiki II– 10am-5pm with Reiki Master Marcus Feighery. Discounted to $285 at Synchronicity Healing Center, 1511 Rt 22, Brewster. Info: 845.363.1765.

Fishkill Cares for Cats – 12-4:30pm. family-oriented event features food, music, face painting, raffles and humane education and demonstrations. Also mobile spay and neuter clinic for cats and low cost health services for cats. The Dutchess Plaza Shopping Center, 1545 Rte. 52, Fishkill. Info: 845.489.2378; SoundEarth.com.

Herbs & Nutrition to Spring Cleanse the Body –1-3pm with Bonnie Rogers, Clinical Herbalist. Learn how herbs and nutrition can improve health and wellness after a long winter of heavy foods and reduced physical activity. Center for Aligned Healing, Chappaqua.  Info/register: 914.923.4346. RadiantHealthforLife.com.

July 2010 Events

Saturday, July 3

Garlic Weekend – Celebrate July 4th weekend with garlic-themed programming and hands-on farm activities featuring garlic tastings, garlic activities, farm-to-table classes and more. Stone Barns Center for Food and Agriculture, 630 Bedford Rd., Pocantico Hills. Register: 914 366 6200 x151.

Monday, July 5

Emotional Freedom for the Inner Child – 7-8:30pm. Celebrate Independence Day by freeing the ‘Inner Child’ using creative techniques and Meridian Tapping. Release blocks to innate joy and experience healing. $35/includes light refreshment. 845.228.8132; Putnamhealingarts.com.

Tuesday, July 6

REIKI I Class – w/ Linda O’Shea and Suzanne Roth. Awakenings. 215 Katonah Ave. Katonah. Info: 914.232.0382; awakeningskatonah.com.

Lunchtime Yoga – 12:15-1:15pm. Tuesdays in July. Indulge in a midday break at the Yogascape and Spa; refresh with an all-level flow practice. 1100 Rt. 52, 2nd Floor, Carmel. 845.225.9642; theyogascape.com.

Wednesday, July 7

Kid’s Yoga Class – 4:30-5:20pm.Wednesday in July. Ages 5-11 are invited to have fun while engaging in the ancient practice of yoga. The Yogascape and Spa, 1100 Rt. 52, 2nd Floor (at Farmers Mills Rd.), Carmel. $15. 845.225.9642.

Hudson River Ferry Sloop Meeting – 6:30pm. Share the beauty of the river with a non-profit environmental sailing organization inspiring people to appreciate and protect one of the country’s greatest resources. Free. Croton Point Nature Center, Croton-on-Hudson. 914.862.5297.

Meditation Class at Mystical Energy – 6:30pm. $10. Mystical Energy New Age Gift Store. 83 Haviland Dr. Suite 4, Patterson. Info: mysticalenergy.org.

Thursday, July 8

Benefit Baseball Game; Hudson Valley Renegades – 7pm. “Show Your Support Night” for Breast & Ovarian Cancer Support. $15 ticket, food, free gift. Dutchess Stadium. Wappingers Falls, off of I-84. Tickets: 845.838.0094 (Kaitlin) or gadesgroup.com (password “support”).

Friday, July 9

From Culture to Cosmos/The Real Story – 6pm. A special filming event with psychotherapist Glenn Perry, PhD at The Graduate Institute, Bethany, Ct. Be a part of the audience by calling 203.874.4252 or visit learn.edu.com.

Pelham Art Center Faculty/Student Showcase – 6:30-8pm. Pelham Art Center’s distinguished faculty and enthusiastic students present their work, featuring a wide variety of media and subject matter. Pelham Art Center, 155 Fifth Ave., Pelham. 917.738.2525 x113; pelhamartcenter.org.
Reiki Healing Circle – 7-8:30pm. Enjoy an evening of sharing Reiki healing energy. Practitioners and newcomers welcome. Suggested/$10. Register: 914.672.1916; putnamhealingarts.com.
The Secret of Money – 7-9:30pm. Learn how to use the Law of Attraction to prosper w/Cary Bayer, author of “The Prosperity Aerobics, and Spirit & Money”. $20/by 7/7 or $25. Synchronicity, 54 Charles Colman Blvd., Pawling. Info: 845.855.1172.

Free Ballroom Dance Lessons – 3pm (July 9,12,19,26 & August 2). Learn to dance or improve dancing skills, learning popular dances such as foxtrot, lindy, cha-cha, and more. Somers Library. Register/info: 917.232.5717.

Saturday, July 10

Hunt for Wild Edibles – 1-3pm. Naturalist/Author “Wildman” Steve Brill leads one of his world-famous Wild Food and Ecology Tours. $25/adult, $20/ages 6-14. Stone Barns Center for Food and Agriculture, 630 Bedford Road, Pocantico Hills. Register: 914.366 6200 x151.

Sunday, July 11

Farm to Table Cooking/Nutrition Class – Prep and cook delicious, beautiful dishes using crops from the Hilltop Hanover Farm. $40/adults, $20/child (12&up). 1271 Hanover St., Yorktown Heights. Info/registration: 914.217.9249.

Invisibility Plants – 10am. Ferns reproduce without the aid of flowers; thus the myth they have magic properties, including making people invisible. Visit different species of ferns and examine some under a microscope. Marshlands Conservancy, Rt.1, Rye. Free. 914.835.4466.

Spiritual Gathering – 10:30am-12noon. Monthly gathering to share, learn, and experience a guided meditation of a spiritual subject with Michael Rosenbaum ACHT, MP and Michael Finkelstein MD. $20/suggested donation. SunRaven Center, 501 Guard Hill Rd, Bedford. Info: 914.218.9000.
Prenatal Yoga – 12:30-1:45pm. Suitable for all trimesters. Small class size for individual attention. Doctor’s note required before registering for class. Other classes available. $35. Premier Pilates & Yoga. 200 North Ave. New Rochelle. Register/info: 914.235.1250; premierpilatesny.com.
Free Meditation and Satsang – 1:30-2:30pm w/Amy Pearce-Hayden, ERYT. Join in a practice of stilling the mind, followed by group discussion regarding aspects of yogic philosophy. 1100 Rt. 52, 2nd floor (at Farmers Mills Rd.), Carmel; 845.225.9642.
Lasdon Memorial Garden Walking Tour – 2-3pm. Lasdon’s horticulturist leads an informative walk through a fragrance garden, a synoptic shrub border and a formal garden. Lasdon Park, Arboretum & Veterans Memorial, Rt. 35, Somers. Free. 914.864.7268.
Quick and Easy Vegan Cooking – 3-5pm. 20 yr. veteran cooking teacher Vitalah Simon teaches a low fat, wheat and gluten free class using all organic ingredients. $65. Hawthorne. Info/register: 914.769.8745.

New Moon Drumming Circle at Awakenings – 5-7pm. w/ Gail Kelstrom. Awakenings. 215 Katonah Ave. Katonah. Info: 914.232.0382; awakeningskatonah.com.

Monday, July 12

Herb Workshop/Luncheon – 10am-12noon. Hosted by New Horizons Garden Club. Lasdon Park, Arboretum & Veterans Memorial, Rt. 35, Somers. $25. Call for details/RSVP: 845.225.0444.

Mental Mastery: New Approaches to Managing Stress using Biofeedback, Hypnosis, & other Methods – 6:30-7:30pm. w/ Dr. Sirkin. Free workshop. Full Circle Family Care. 1241 Mamaroneck Ave. White Plains. Info: 914.451.1500; BountifulBrain.com.

Meditation Class – 7-8:30pm w/Robert Mawson. All levels welcome with instruction given.  Bring a cushion, or chairs available. Human Bodyworks Massage Therapy & Healing Arts Center, 32 Main St., Hastings on Hudson. $15. Info: 917.445.1767; HumanBodyworks.com.

Healing the Inner Critical Voice – 7-8:30pm. Where does the critical voice come from and whose voice is it really? Heal the inner verbal assault and replace it with a personal coach and champion. $35/includes refreshments. 845.228.8132. Putnamhealingarts.com.

Tuesday, July 13

Quick and Easy Vegan Cooking – 12:30-2:30pm. 20 yr. veteran cooking teacher Vitalah Simon teaches a low fat, wheat and gluten free class using all organic ingredients. $65. Hawthorne. Info/register: 914.769.8745.

“Farm-to-Table” at Natural Awakenings Night – 7-9pm. Meet and mingle with other Natural Awakenings readers. Light refreshments. Free. The Flying Pig on Lexington, 251 Lexington Ave. Mount Kisco. RSVP: 914.617.8750. Info: flyingpigonlex.com.

Thursday, July 15

Create your own Healing Mandala – w/ artist Cecilia Soprano aka Amichi. No prior artistic talent required. Supplies provided. $50. Awakenings. 215 Katonah Ave. Katonah.  Preregister required: 914.232.0382. Info: awakeningskatonah.com.

Group Walk & Talk for World Healing – 11:30am-1:30pm. Rail-trail walk in Carmel followed by meditation for empowerment of women worldwide. Share creative and practical ideas. Refreshments. $10 suggested. 914.672.1916. Putnamhealingarts.com.

Crystal Speak – 7-9:30pm w/Liz Connell. Discover the silent language of crystals. Invite in devas of the stone kingdom and learn about wearing crystal jewelry to support spiritual growth. $25. Synchronicity, 54 Charles Colman Blvd, Pawling. Info: 845.855.1172.

Integrative Heart Health – 7-9pm. “What part medicine, what part doctor, what part self” presented by Steven Horowitz, MD. Free. The Graduate Institute, Bethany, CT. 203.874.4252; learn.edu.com.

Friday, July 16

Pilates Instructor Masterclass – 3-4pm. w/ Adriene Ingalls. Weekly Group Class devoted to Pilates Instructors. Have fun and indulge the body with fellow instructors in a comfortable, non-competitive environment. $35. Premier Pilates & Yoga. 200 North Ave. New Rochelle. Register/info: 914.235.1250; premierpilatesny.com.

Riverlovers Pot Luck/Seining by the Bay – 6:30pm. Meet ‘n’ eat with the Riverlovers organization, followed by seining program using a 50-foot net to catch, study and release frequent Hudson River visitors. Croton Point Nature Center, Croton-on-Hudson. Free. 914.862.5297; riverlovers.org.

Meditation Class at Mystical Energy – 6:30pm. $10. Mystical Energy New Age Gift Store. 83 Haviland Dr. Suite 4, Patterson. Info: mysticalenergy.org.

Saturday, July 17

Reiki 1 Workshop – 9:30am-4pm (7/17&7/18) w/Ginny Mackles, Reiki Master. Be attuned and certified to the first level of Reiki. Millwood. $175. Info: 914.762.7761; ginnymackles.com.

Farmer’s Forum at Hilltop Hanover Farm –10am-Noon. Hilltop’s head farmer Mary Ellen leads an informal walking tour of the farm and is available to answer any gardening questions. $10/registration required. 1271 Hanover St., Yorktown Heights. 914.962.2368; hilltophanoverfarm.org.

From Culture to Cosmos/The Real Story – 10am. A special filming event with psychotherapist Glenn Perry, PhD at The Graduate Institute, Bethany, Ct.  To be part of the audience, call 203.874.4252 or visit learn.edu.com.

Painting from the Inside Out & Family Constellation Work – 10am-5pm. Insights gained into family dynamics including unconscious patterns whether in family, work or other symptoms from this painting gathering. $85/by 7/6 or $100. 914.909.6292; evemarieelkin.com.

Crystal Mandala Intuitive Readings – 11am-4pm w/Liz Connell. Listen to positive and supportive messages as the crystals speak about life. Synchronicity, 54 Charles Colman Blvd., Pawling. Info: 845.855.1172.

Westchester Holistic Network’s Annual Potluck – 1-6pm. Food and drink donation for 3-6 people requested. Circle of Tranquility’s Garden, Hawthorne. Please RSVP dish and attendance to:  914.769.1446 or bobbisholisticcare.com.

Pickling 101 at Hilltop Hanover Farm – 2-4pm. Cucumbers and other in-season vegetables from the farm will be used to teach how to safely make and preserve delicious pickles. 1271 Hanover St., Yorktown Heights. $15. Registration required. 914.962.2368; hilltophanoverfarm.org.

Sunday, July 18

Angel Connection Class – 10am-12pm. Class includes instruction book, CD, Angel Book and Angel Oracle Cards. $85. Mystical Energy New Age Gift Store. 83 Haviland Dr. Suite 4, Patterson. Info: mysticalenergy.org.

Zillions of Crabs – 10am. Learn about and hold the Asian Shore Crab and some of the other kinds of crabs that live at Marshlands on a summer morning at the shore. Marshlands Conservatory, Rt. 1, Rye. 914.835.4466.

More Truth Will Set You Free Workshop – 2-6pm w/ Elka Boren, Shaman & Clairvoyant. $65. Private sessions w/ Elka available 7/15-720. Human Bodyworks Massage Therapy & Healing Arts Center. 32 Main St., Hastings on Hudson. Register/info: 917.445.1767; HumanBodyworks.com.

Monday, July 19

EFT & Holistic Approaches to Diabetes, Arthritis, Gout, IBS – 7-8:30pm. Restore peace and bring balance to metabolism and body pH w/ EFT, guided meditation, and diet education. Film. $25. Register: 845.228.8132. Putnamhealingarts.com.

Meditation Class – 7-8:30pm w/Robert Mawson. All levels welcome with instruction given.  Bring a cushion, or chairs available. Human Bodyworks Massage Therapy & Healing Arts Center, 32 Main St., Hastings on Hudson. $15. Info: 917.445.1767; HumanBodyworks.com.

Wednesday, July 21

Meditation Class at Mystical Energy – 6:30pm. $10. Mystical Energy New Age Gift Store. 83 Haviland Dr. Suite 4, Patterson. Info: mysticalenergy.org.

Thursday, July 22

Free Blood Pressure Event – 10am-12noon. Get professional blood pressure measurements and speak with the pharmacist about hypertension and necessary treatment steps. Lake Mahopac Pharmacy & Surgical, 559 Rt. 6, Mahopac. Info: 845.208.0424; lakemahopacrx.com.

Friday, July 23

Reiki Healing Circle – 9-11am. Enjoy a morning of sharing Reiki healing energy. Practitioners and newcomers welcome. Suggested: $10. Register: 914.672.1916; putnamhealingarts.com.

Understanding the Self Through Relationships – 7-8:30pm. Change automatic responses and reactions; stop self-sabotage and re-establish new rapport with others learning to love and forgive the self. $35 includes information packet & light refreshments. Register: 845.228.8132. Putnamhealingarts.com.

Summer Soiree at Oasis Day Spa – 7-10pm. On the beautiful Rooftop Garden of Oasis Day Spa. $35/person, $45 at the door. Includes wine, beer, cheese and two 15-minute Spa Treatments. Saw Mill River Parkway, Dobbs Ferry. Limited to 100 tickets. Tickets/info: r4women.com.

Saturday, July 24

Putnam County Fair All Day (7/24&7/25). Join Muscoot Farm’s 4-H Group and the Muscoot Farm animals as they show at the Putnam County Fair. Putnam County Veterans Memorial Park, Gipsy Trail Rd., Carmel. 845.225.8154.

Introduction to the Mysteries of Life – 9:30am-5pm (7/24&7/25) w/Michael Rosenbaum. Identify and release the 4 main blocks that prevent experiencing higher aspects of the self.  Phoenix  & The Rose, 36 Bedford Rd, Katonah. $200 by 7/8 or $225. Info/registration: 914.218.9000.

Sunday, July 25

Shamanic Healing Circle – 3-6pm. Shamanic Practitioner, Eileen O’Hare, facilitates a powerful healing circle honoring high emotions that are flowing within us at this time. $40. The Yogascape and Spa, 1100 Rt. 52, 2nd floor (at Farmers Mills Rd.), Carmel. 845.225.9642.

Monday, July 26

Hospital Affiliated Weight Loss Center – 6pm. Holistic nurse and nutritionist presents safe and effective program options available for supervised weight loss and lifestyle management. The Wellness Club, 3163 East Main St., Mohegan Lake. Free. 914.526.2366.

Overcoming Fear of Public Speaking – 7-8:30pm. Clear and resolve in a few sessions painful memories and other factors that contribute to this widespread fear. $35. Light refreshments. Register: 845.228.8132. Putnamhealingarts.com.

Meditation Class – 7-8:30pm w/Robert Mawson. All levels welcome with instruction given.  Bring a cushion, or chairs available. Human Bodyworks Massage Therapy & Healing Arts Center, 32 Main St., Hastings on Hudson. $15. Info: 917.445.1767; HumanBodyworks.com.

Tuesday, July 27

Open House/The Graduate Institute – 5pm. Discover unique M.A. and certificate programs empowering visionary thinkers to create a better future. 171 Amity Road, Bethany, CT. 203.874.4252 or learn.edu.com.

Thursday, July 29

Be Moved – w/ Laura Lutjen, teaching spontaneous movement. Learn what individuals need to learn to fully rejoin with grace and love that is at one’s core. Awakenings. 215 Katonah Ave. Katonah. Info: 914.232.0382; awakeningskatonah.com.

Blood Sugar Health & Testing – 10am-12noon. Bayer Blood Glucose Meter (restrictions apply). Speak to the pharmacist about how to get a free Blood Glucose Meter. Lake Mahopac Pharmacy & Surgical, 559 Rt. 6, Mahopac. Free. Info: 845.208.0424; lakemahopacrx.com.

Animal Communication – 7-9pm w/Medium Barbara Baker. Animals live on in spirit also.  Come hear from the animal kingdom and connect with passed and living pets. $25. Synchronicity, 54 Charles Colman Blvd., Pawling. Info: 845.855.1172.

Friday, July 30

Meditation Class at Mystical Energy – 6:30pm. $10. Mystical Energy New Age Gift Store. 83 Haviland Dr. Suite 4, Patterson. Info: mysticalenergy.org.

Saturday, July 31

Transformational Women’s Empowerment Weekend – 7/31 & 8/1.w/ Jennifer Magnan-McLeod. A treat for the weekend or for just one day. Wainwright House in Rye. Info/register: 914.772.4078; TheLifeDesigningCoach.com.

Sunday August 1

Healing Day at Opal Moon – 12-4pm. Healing mini-sessions offered including 15-minute Reiki with Myra Oney, Massage with Diane Barkoe, and Chiropractic/Wellness Consultation with Dr.Marianne Messina, DC. $25/each; 20% off 3. Opal Moon. 2037 Albany Post Rd.Croton on Hudson. Info: 914.788.4955.

June 2010 Events

June 2010 Events

Please call ahead early, to confirm dates and times, and to reserve your space.

Wednesday, June 2

Guided Meditation/Journey Class – 9:30-11:30am. w/Alexandra Leclere. 6/2-6/30. An experience of energy through qigong, yogic breathing and stretching exercises. The New Dawn Foundation, 590 Davenport Ave., New Rochelle. $20/donation. 941.584.3450.

Iris Season Tour – 1pm. Starting amidst the bloom of irises, roses and peonies, learn about Merestead with a walk around the garden and a tour inside the 1906-1907 main dwelling. Merestead. 455 Byram Lake Rd. Mt. Kisco Info/Register: 914.864.7039.

Certificate Program – 4-6pm. Learn about a new certificate program in Integrative Medicine offered by The Graduate Institute. New Milford Hospital, Room(s) Robison A & B. 203.874.4252; LEARN.EDU.

Childbirth Education Series – 6:30-8pm. w/Barbara Du Pont. Gather information on the birth process and developing coping strategies for pain in labor. Pregnant women/partners leave the class series well-informed and confident. 6/wks. Full Circle Family Care, White Plains. 914.421.1500; fullcirclefamilycare.com.

Thursday, June 3

Pre-natal Yoga – 9:30-10:45am. 6/3-7/8. Program designed for moms-to-be with yoga poses modified for the unique requirements of the pregnant body. Quest Yoga Arts, Mount Kisko. 6wks/$150. Join anytime/price pro-rated. 914.241.9642; questyogaarts.com.

Environmental Discussion Group – 7:30-9pm. Teatown’s monthly free environmental discussion group with rotating, timely topics. Teatown Lake Reservation. 1600 Spring Valley Rd. Ossining. Adults only. More info: teatown.org.

Friday, June 4

Beginners Yoga Workshop – 9:30-10:45am. 6/4-6/25. Be guided step-by-step through yoga breathing, core postures and the flow that links all these elements together in a safe and nurturing setting. Quest Yoga Arts, Mount Kisko. $100. Info: 914.241.9642; questyogaarts.com.

Angelspeake: How to Talk with Angels – 7-9:30pm. w/Trudy Griswold. Learn how easy and helpful it is to meet the angels and receive their messages in writing. Synchronicity, 54 Charles Colman Blvd., Pawling. $45. Info: 845.855.1172.

Saturday, June 5

Teatown Hiking Challenge – 9am. Take the Teatown challenge to celebrate National Trails Day. Hike all major trails in one day. Receive certificate/trail patch and name listing in Trails. Teatown Lake Reservation, Ossining. Adults only. 914.762.2912 x 110.

Finding Peace through Forgiveness Retreat – 9:30am-2pm. w/Michael Hoare. For anyone who has experienced hurt and seeks new opportunities for growth, making peace with the past and discovering the secret of being human. Bring lunch. Wainwright House, Rye. 914.967.6080; wainwright.org.

Invasive Plants in the Suburban Landscape – 10am-12noon. Workshop helps the home owner     identify and learn the best way to deal with invasive plants. Adults only. Teatown Lake Reservation. 1600 Spring Valley Rd. Ossining. 941.762.2912 x 110.

Spirit & Money – 11am-1:30pm. w/Coach Cary Bayer. Learn how to heal the erroneous separation that so often exists in the mind between Spirit and money. Synchronicity, 54 Charles Colman Blvd., Pawling. $20 by 6/3 or $25. 845.855.1172.

Butterflies For Beginners – 1pm. Basic butterfly discussion and a walk the meadows of Ward Pound Ridge Reservation to see what species are present. Parking $4 with pass. Trailside Nature Museum. Rts. 35 & 121 South Cross River. Info: 914.864.7323.

The Core of Your Core – 2-4:30pm. w/Lauren Toolin. Learn how to source, tone and support vital energy to awaken an integrated sense of strength, suppleness and radiance on every level. Quest Yoga Arts, Mount Kisko. $40. Info: 914.241.9642; questyogaarts.com.

Follow the Yellow Brick Road – 2:30-5pm. w/Coach Cary Bayer. An interactive workshop designed to awaken courage, compassion and inner knowing for the journey “home”. Synchronicity, 54 Charles Colman Blvd., Pawling. $20 by 6/3 or $25. 845.855.1172.

Tibetan Singing Bowl Sound Healing Concert – 6:45-9pm. No admittance after concert starts at 7pm. Participants will relax, close their eyes and drift into an altered state which allows the body to heal. $25. Circle of Tranquility, Hawthorne. Info/register: 914.769.1446; bobbisholisticcare.com.

Sunday, June 6

Birds of Prey Day at Green Chimneys – 11am- 4pm. Dedicated to children, the environment and raptors, this event draws thousands of people from across the Hudson Valley each year. Rain or shine. $12/adults, $8/seniors & $5/kids. 400 Doansburg Rd. Brewster. Info: greenchimneys.org.

Yin Yoga – 11:45am-1:00pm. 6/6-6/27. The Yoga of patience class where the body is fully supported by props, held for longer periods of time, and provided the opportunity for release.  1100 Rt. 52, 2nd Floor (at farmers Mills Rd.), Carmel. 845.225.YOGA;  theyogascape.com.

Reiki Share – 1-3pm. This is an opportunity to receive as well as give Reiki for those that have taken one or more Reiki classes from any Reiki Master. $5. Circle of Tranquility, Hawthorne. Info/register: 914.769.1446; bobbisholisticcare.com.

Free Community Yoga Class – 1:30-2:30pm. Yogascape and Spa offers a free community class the first Sunday of each month. 1100 Rt.52, 2nd floor (at Farmers Mills Rd.), Carmel.  845.225.YOGA. theyogascape.com.

Monday, June 7

STOTT PILATES™ All Levels – 10:30-11:30am. 6/7-6/28. w/ Tara Gregorio. Relieve back pain, build strength/flexibility, and increase muscular tone/endurance. $78/6 sessions; $15/drop in. The Yoga Co-op at The Garrison, 2015 Rt. 9, Garrison. Register: 617.512.9501.

Traditional Chinese Veterinary Medicine – 6pm. Learn how natural medicine can help pets and discover which commonly treated illnesses respond well to Chinese medicine. Somers Library. Register: 914.232.5717; somerslibrary.org.

Monthly Domancic Clinic – 6:45-9pm. 6/7-6/10. w/Anton Baraschi. Commit to 4 consecutive treatment days of Bioenergy to stimulate the immune system. Energetic protocol (about 10 to 15 minutes) applied on each person. The New Dawn Foundation, New Rochelle. Donation. 551.697.2690.

Monday Meditation Circle & Class – 7-8:30pm. All levels welcome. Instructions given; bring a cushion or chairs are available. Human Bodyworks Massage Therapy & Healing Arts Center. 32 Main St., Hastings on Hudson. $15. Info: 917.445.1767; HumanBodyworks.com.

Tuesday, June 8

Holistic Moms Network – 7-9pm. Exchange ideas for family-friendly summer fun including outdoor activities, free concerts, and other events. Bring ideas to share. Desmond-Fish Library, Garrison. Info: 845.809.5242; holisticmoms.org.

Reiki Circle– 7-9pm. This is open for both experienced and inexperienced people to share the connection we all have with this heart centered energy. $10. Circle of Tranquility, Hawthorne. Info/register: 914.769.1446; bobbisholisticcare.com.

Wednesday, June 9

Women’s Monday Night Gathering: Experiencing Gratitude Through Nature – w/ Suzanne Hanna & Patty Kelly. These monthly gatherings designed to raise participant’s level of consciousness and personal awareness. Info: Beyond-Health.com; inwardboundcoaching.net.

Health Lecture – 4pm. w/ Steve Horowitz, MD. Key topics discussed in Experiential Health and Healing. A free presentation at Stamford Hospital’s Tully Health Center, Conference Room C. Info: 203. 874.4252; LEARN.EDU.

Earth-Honoring Ritual and Community – 7pm. A unique and fun experience in “earth-honoring” created through two rituals based in ancient traditions. Hosted by Greenburgh Nature Center in partnership with the Sierra Club/Hudson chapter. 99 Dromore Rd., Scarsdale. Info: 914.723.3470; greenburghnaturecenter.org.

Thursday, June 10

Massage Therapy as a Career Workshop – 6-8 pm. Learn about the Massage Therapy Program and tour the school. Finger Lakes School of Massage, 272 North Bedford Rd. Mount Kisco. Free. Register w/Admissions: 914.241.7363.

The Facts about Vitamin D at Natural Awakenings Night – 7-9pm. All invited. Dr. Robert Silverman hosts and presents info about Vitamin D. Free and refreshments served. 280 Dobbs Ferry Rd., Suite 204,White Plains. RSVP: 914.617.8750. Info: DrRobertSilverman.com.

Friday, June 11

Reiki Healing Circle –7pm-8:30pm. Practitioners and newcomers welcome for an evening of sharing Reiki healing energy. $10/suggested. Register: 914.672.1916. Info: putnamhealingarts.com.

Saturday, June 12

700 Voices “Peace through Yoga Weekend” – Day of yoga, mantra, chanting and meditation takes place at the Kent Community center in Kent, CT. Info: 700voices.com.

Backyard Composting Series – 9-11am. 6/12, 6/19, 6/26. This series on composting from the ground up teaches how to make and use nutrient-rich compost for home gardens and landscape. Stone Barnes Center for Food & Agriculture, Pocantico Hills. 941.399.6200 x 118; stonebarnscenter.org.

Heart Chakra Healing – 9:30am-12:30pm. w/Enid Martinez. An experiential class that works with each of the four heart chambers to reveal truth and healing. Register by 6/9. Wainwright House, Rye. 914.967.6080; wainwright.org.

Birds Of Late Spring – 10am. Explore the edges and meadows of Croton Point Park to observe an overwhelming sight and sound of many birds. Bring binoculars. $8 parking. Croton Point Nature Center. Croton Point Park. Croton Point Ave. Croton-on-Hudson. Info: 914.862.5297.

Weeds – 1pm. Whether  a gardener, lawn enthusiast or naturalist this program teaches how to recognize and either appreciate or battle against pesky plants. Free. Cranberry Lake Preserve. Old Orchard St. North White Plains. Info: 914.428.1005.

Family Yoga – 1:30-2:15/ages 3-6 w/parents & 2:30-3:30/age 7 up w/parents. Families participate in a variety of asanas, exploring partner poses as well as partnered breathing exercises. Quest Yoga Arts, Mount Kisco. $25/2 people; $5/ea. additional. 914.241.9642; questyogaarts.com.

Holistic Pet Care for Dog, Cat Owners and Shelter Workers – 2:30-5:30pm. At the end of this class participants will have learned easy techniques to release fear-aggressive responses from pets as well as some techniques to make an animal more adoptable. $40. Circle of Tranquility, Hawthorne. Info/register: 914.769.1446; bobbisholisticcare.com.

Sunday, June 13

Shamanic Drumming Circle – 1:30-4:30pm. Participants drum, rattle, dance, journey and connect with nature for both personal and planetary healing. $30. Circle of Tranquility, Hawthorne. Info/register: 914.769.1446; bobbisholisticcare.com.

Free Meditation & Satsang – 1:30-2:30pm. w/Amy Pearce-Hayden. Experience a practice of stilling the mind, followed by group discussion regarding aspects of yogic philosophy.1100 Rt. 52, 2nd Floor (at Farmers Mills Rd.), Carmel. Info: 845.225.YOGA.

Pre-natal Yoga – 10:30-11:45am. 6/13-7/25. Series designed for moms-to-be with yoga poses modified for the unique requirements of the pregnant body. Quest Yoga Arts, Mount Kisco. 6wks/$150. Join anytime/price pro-rated. 914.241.9642; questyogaarts.com.

Monday, June 14

STOTT PILATES™ – 10:30-11:30am. w/Tara Gregorio. All levels. Learn how to activate pelvic floor to relieve back pain, build strength, flexibility, increase muscular tone and endurance. $78/6 sessions; $15/drop-in. The Yoga Co-op at The Garrison. 2015 Rt. 9. Garrison. Info/register: 617.512.9501.

Health and Wellness Night – w/ Suzanne Hanna of Beyond Health, a member of team Northrup & Kate Northrup. a night of health and wellness and the power of food. Info: Beyond-Health.com.

Protecting the Family’s Jewelry – 6:30pm. Learn the basic facts about fine jewelry; security measures, proper care of jewelry, options for buying/selling, insurance guidelines and estate planning. Somers Library. 914.232.5717; somerslibrary.org.

Monday Meditation Circle & Class – 7-8:30pm. All levels welcome. Instructions given; bring a cushion or chairs are available. Human Bodyworks Massage Therapy & Healing Arts Center. 32 Main St., Hastings on Hudson. $15. Info: 917.445.1767; HumanBodyworks.com.

Healthy Pregnancy Class – 7pm. Discuss nutrition, fetal development and feeling great during the first two trimesters of pregnancy plus ideas for nurturing the spirit during this transformative period. Full Circle Family Care, White Plains. 914.421.1500 x 0; fullcirclefamilycare.com.

Wednesday, June 16

Riverlovers Pre-Revival Summer Pot Luck – 6:30pm. Join Riverlovers and learn what’s happening on our natural heritage river, while preparing to celebrate the Clearwater Festival on a full stomach. Croton Point Nature Center. Free. Croton Point Nature Center. Croton Point Park. Croton Point Ave. Croton-on-Hudson. Info: 914.862.5297.

Thursday, June 17

How to Build Your Own Health Care Team – 1pm. Learn the necessity of a team to help coordinate health care, who to choose, and how team members can assist. Somers Library, Rt. 139. Refreshments. Non-members $5/donation.

Prenatal Breastfeeding 101 – 6-8pm. Research shows learning about breastfeeding before the birth of baby helps increase breastfeeding success afterward. For expectant moms/partners. Full Circle Family Care, White Plains. Info: 914.421.1500 x 0; fullcirclefamilycare.com.

EFT & Holistic Approaches to Diabetes, Arthritis-Gout, IBS – 7-8:30pm. Restore peace and bring balance to metabolism and body pH w/ EFT, guided meditation, diet and education. Film. $25. Register: 845.228.8132; putnamhealingarts.com.

A New Perspective (on Almost Everything) – 7:30pm. w/David Levin. An open-minded discussion regarding many of today’s current issues, decisions and challenges. John C. Hart Memorial Library. Shrub Oak. Free/registration required. 941.214.5262; yorktownlibrary.org.

Friday, June 18

Equine Energetix – 4-8pm & 10am-5pm. 2 day workshop: Seeing with The Heart: A Journey with Horses to Discover Our Essential Nature. No horse experience necessary. Mistover Farm, Pawling. $325. Info/register: 212.477.4475; equineenergetix.com.

Mastering the Pendulum –7-9pm. w/Bente Hansen. Dowsing, an ancient form of divination, can be used to find answers to questions. Learn how to use the pendulum for a dowsing tool.  $25. Synchronicity, 54 Charles Coleman Blvd., Pawling. 845.855.1172.

Saturday, June 19

Clearwater Hudson River Revival – 6-19 & 6/20. Gates open at 10am till dusk each day. parking $10 per car. Ticket prices vary. Croton Point Park. Croton Point Ave. Croton-on-Hudson. Info: 800 67-SLOOP x 107.

Westchester Land Trust “In Our Backyard” Gala – Cocktails, dinner, dancing, music, silent auction and short awards presentation. All proceeds go directly to support land preservation work. Birdstone Farm, Cross River. Info: westchesterlandtrust.org.

Entertaining With an Asian Flair – 11am. Learn how to make spring roll filling in steamed pita, curried shrimp fried rice and sesame noodles. Somers Library. Register: 914.232.5717; somerslibrary.org.

Painting and Pleasure – 12-5pm. w/ Eve-Marie. Explore, experiment and play while painting from the inside out. Allow spontaneity to release creativity and affect life. No skills required. $90, $75/if by 6/4. Tarrytown. Info: 914.909.6292; paintinginsideout.com.

More Truth Will Set You Free Workshop – 2-6pm. w/ Elka Boren, Shaman & Clairvoyant. Human Bodyworks Massage Therapy & Healing Arts Center, 32 Main St.  Hastings on Hudson. $65. Private Sessions also available 6/17-6/22. Register/info: 917.445.1767; HumanBodyworks.com.

Findhorn EcoVillage/What’s it all About? – 5pm. Abbi Westwood, GNC Naturalist Intern, speaks about her time living at this famous ecovillage while studying the “Human Challenge of Sustainability.” Potluck supper follows. Greenburgh Nature Center, Scarsdale. RSVP potluck supper: 914.813.1812. Info: greenburghnaturecenter.org.

Monday, June 21

Cycling Workshop – 9:30-11:15am. Experienced road cyclists and spinners alike learn how to safely transition from the studio to the asphalt. APOGEE Pilates & Wellness Center, Bedford Hills. 170 Harris Rd.  $10 members, $15/non-members. RSVP: 914. 244.1606.

STOTT PILATES™ – 10:30-11:30am. w/Tara Gregorio. All levels. Learn how to activate pelvic floor to relieve back pain, build strength, flexibility, increase muscular tone and endurance. $78/6 sessions; $15/drop-in. The Yoga Co-op at The Garrison. 2015 Rt. 9. Garrison. Info/register: 617.512.9501.

Monday Meditation Circle & Class – 7-8:30pm. All levels welcome. Instructions given; bring a cushion or chairs are available. Human Bodyworks Massage Therapy & Healing Arts Center. 32 Main St., Hastings on Hudson. $15. Info: 917.445.1767; HumanBodyworks.com.

Summer Solstice in the Garden of the Circle of Tranquility – 7:30- 9pm. An open eclectic Dianic circle where participants are asked to bring “cakes” for the Queen to share. Complimentary admission with an offer of “cakes.” Circle of Tranquility, Hawthorne. Info/register: 914.769.1446; bobbisholisticcare.com.

Wednesday, June 23

Health Lecture – 4pm. w/ Steve Horowitz, MD. Presentation on “Key Topics in Experiential Health and Healing”. Stamford Hospital’s Tully Health Center, Conference Room C.  Free. Info: 203.874.4252; LEARN.EDU.

Thursday, June 24

Open House/Aromatherapy Certification Program – 6-8pm. Learn about this program starting in September and make a personal body care product. $15/materials fee. Finger Lakes School of Massage, 272 North Bedford Road, Mount Kisco. Register w/Amy, 914.241.7363 x15.

Real Estate 2010/State of the Market – 7:30pm. Get the scoop on how to prepare to sell or buy in today’s market from Coldwell Banker residential brokers. John C. Hart Memorial Library, Shrub Oak. Free/registration required. 941.245.5262 x227; yorktownlibrary.org.

Friday, June 25

Reiki Healing Circle – 9-11am. Practitioners and newcomers welcome for a morning of sharing Reiki healing energy. $10/suggested. Register: 914.672.1916. putnamhealingarts.com.

Saturday, June 26

Your Life after Breast Cancer: Step into Your Purpose and Thrive Retreat – w/ Rochelle Togo-Figa. Marriott Courtyard in Rye. Info/register: 914.923.6351.

Lake Mahopac Pharmacy & Surgical Grand Opening Celebration – 10am. Ribbon cutting, free giveaways, consultations and kids activities. Call for more info 845.208.0424.

Summer Soltice Bonfire – 7pm. Celebrate the beginning of summer with a party and bonfire. Free. Ward Pound Ridge Reservation. Rts. 35 & 121 South. Cross River. Info: 914.864.7317.

Sunday, June 27

Soul Life Path Readings – 12-4pm. w/Bente Hansen. Information usually relates to previous lives, soul purpose, contracts, etc. and is then connected with current life patterns and issues. Synchronicity, 54 Charles Colman Blvd., Pawling. 845.855.1172.

Butterfly Walk – 1-3pm. Learn all about the butterflies at Muscoot with naturalist Beth Herr. Free. Muscoot Farm. Rt. 100 Somers. Info: 914.864.7282.

Reiki Enrichment – 1-5pm. w/Ginny Mackles, Reiki Master. Experiential workshop for review and regeneration. Prerequisite: Reiki I of any lineage. Millwood. $75. Info: 914.762.7761; ginnymackles.com.

Walking Tour Of The Summer Perennial Gardens – 2-3pm. w/ horticulturist Tolly Beck. Guided walk through Lasdon’s perennial gardens. Info about the plants and the type of care they require. Free. Lasdon Park, Arboretu & Veterans Memorial Rt. 35. 914.864.7264.

Monday, June 28

STOTT PILATES™ – 10:30-11:30am. w/Tara Gregorio. All levels. Learn how to activate pelvic floor to relieve back pain, build strength, flexibility, increase muscular tone and endurance. $78/6 sessions; $15/drop-in. The Yoga Co-op at The Garrison. 2015 Rt. 9. Garrison. Info/register: 617.512.9501.

Weight Loss & Detoxification – 7pm. Toxicities in today’s environment can create many symptoms of poor health. Learn to maintain the bodies systems to support the detoxification process. Full Circle Family Care, White Plains. 914.421.1500 x 0; fullcirclefamilycare.com.

Monday Meditation Circle & Class – 7-8:30pm. All levels welcome. Instructions given; bring a cushion or chairs are available. Human Bodyworks Massage Therapy & Healing Arts Center. 32 Main St., Hastings on Hudson. $15. Info: 917.445.1767; HumanBodyworks.com.

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