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

The following events appear in Natural Awakenings – Westchester, Putnam, Dutchess NY, May 2017 Edition.

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

UPCOMING EVENTS
Please call ahead to confirm event details.

FRIDAY, JUNE 2

Magickal Mojo – 7pm. Create with herbs, oils, stones and other items to protect, aid and bring energies to bear on a specific purpose. $25 supplies included. Hands of Serenity Healing, 1129 Main St, Fishkill. Register: 845.896.1915. HandsOfSerenityHealing.com.

Kirtan – 7-8:30pm. Cross-cultural, participatory musical experience using mantras in a call-and-response format. Kids welcome. Free. Donations appreciated. Quest Yoga Arts, 11 E Main St, Mt Kisco. Register: 914.241.9642. QuestYogaArts.com.

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

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

Satsang – 7-9pm. With Amy Pearce-Hayden. Community is at the heart of yoga. Gather for Darshan, to change perspective, together. $10. Inner Balance Studio. InnerBalanceStudio.org.

SATURDAY, JUNE 3

National Trails Day –  Hit the Trails! Find resources here: nationaltrailsday.americanhiking.org.

Free Community Classes – 8am-all day free classes. Raffle prizes, discounts on class passes, massage, yoga accessories and more. Quest Yoga Arts, 11 E Main St, Mt Kisco. Register: 914.241.9642. QuestYogaArts.com.

Sleep Workshop – 11am-Noon. Helping one’s child sleep through the night for infants through grade school. $30.Full Circle Family Care, 450 Mamaroneck Ave, Harrison. 914.421.1500 x0. FullCircleWomensHealth.com.

Core Connection with Lara Heimann – 12noon-2pm. Learn to connect with core muscles in an integrated way. Improve posture and athletic performance. $45. Saw Mill Club, 77 Kensico Dr.  Mt. Kisco. Info: contact Michelle 914.241.0797.

A Restorative Yoga & Reiki Workshop – 1-3pm Relax, receive and restore. The nervous system quiets and allows for healing on a physical and emotional level $40/45 Wainwright House, Rye. 914.967.6080. Wainwright.org.

Reiki 2 Class – June 3-4. 1-5pm each day. Learn Usui Reiki symbols, distance healing and create a powerful spiritual practice with Anne Bentzen. $275. Golden Temple Yoga, 223 Katonah Ave, Katonah. Register: 914.588.4079.

Practice with Purpose – 1:30-4pm. With Amy Pearce-Hayden. The reasons to practice any aspect or style of yoga are unlimited. However, the practice defines spiritual endeavors. $40. Inner Balance Studio. 845.878.7800.

Monthly Sound Healing & Tibetan Singing Bowls – 5:30-7pm. With Michelle Clifton. Rhythmic sounds of singing bowls have a healing effect on the nervous system affecting mind, body and soul. $30 advance. $40 door. Mt Kisco. 914.864.0462. Center4Healing.net.

SUNDAY, JUNE 4

2017 Bicycle Sundays – June 4, 11, 18 and 25. 10am-2pm. Bike, walk and jog a 13.1 mile loop of the Bronx River Pkwy from White Plains to Yonkers.

Renew, Reflect, Restore: A Day Of Wellness – 10am-4pm. Hiking, Yoga, Meditation, Inspirational Speaker, Coaching Sessions, Guided Art, Numerology, Chair Massage,  live music. $100 includes classes and Light breakfast and lunch. Edith Macy Conference Center, 550 Chappaqua Rd., Briarcliff Manor. Info: 914.980.5790.

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

Find Balance with Ayurveda – 1-4pm. With Kim Larson, author of The Simple, Healing Cleanse: The Ayurvedic Path to Energy, Clarity, Wellness and Your Best You and Osi Mizrahi. Katonah Yoga Center, 39 Main St, Bedford Hills. 914.241. 2661. KatonahYoga.com.

The Sacred Directions and Celtic Wisdom, Creating a Sacred Wheel of Life. – June 4, July 9, Aug 13, Sept 10, Oct 22, Nov 12. 4-6pm. With Nadiya Nottingham. Six-month study course. $250. Inner Balance Studio. InnerBalanceStudio.org.

Yin Yoga & Meditation – 5:30-7:30pm. Longer, supported holds focusing on connective tissues in body not usually targeted in more active Hatha styles. $40. Quest Yoga Arts, 11 E Main St, Mt Kisco. 914.241.9642. QuestYogaArts.com.

MONDAY, JUNE 5

Introductory Class on Spiritual Awakening – 7-9pm. With Michael Rosenbaum, Learn about the “Universal You” and the different levels of self. Focused meditation guides. $45. Golden Temple Yoga, 223 Katonah Ave, Katonah. 914.236.4503. Register online: StarvisionsCommunity.org.

TUESDAY, JUNE 6

Lunchtime Healing Events – 1-2pm. June topic: The Nervous System. Weekly healings include therapeutic yoga, meditation and more. Different system monthly. Free. Dr. Kaushik’s Ayurvedic and Naturopathic Clinic, Yellow Monkey Village, 792 Rte 35, Cross River, 914.875.9088. DrKaushik.com.

Health Lecture: What is Ayurveda and How Does It Compare with Western (Allopathic) Medicine? – 6-8pm. Free. Presented by Dr. Kaushik’s Ayurvedic and Naturopathic Clinic, Pound Ridge Library, 271 Westchester Ave. Info: 914.764.9085. DrKaushik.com.

Pamper Our Feet – 7:30-9:30pm. All day we abuse them, so take some time to be good to one’s feet. $45. Bonnie’s Herbals, 13 Tappan Ter, Briarcliff. 914.923.4346. Info: bit.ly/2r7YM7J.

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 7

2nd Annual Sunset Yoga in the Park Series – 6:45-8pm. With Shari Balaish. Open to any level of flexibility. Free. Playland Beach, 1 Playland Pkwy, Rye. Info: thewpf.org/events.

Reiki Circle –7pm. Opportunity to share give and receive some healing and light. Open to Reiki practitioners of all levels. Hands of Serenity Healing, 1129 Main St. Fishkill. Register/call ahead: 845.896.1915. HandsOfSerenityHealing.com.

Adult Guided Channeling/Meditation Group – 8-9pm. With Merrill Black. Unique theme, meditation, group discussion. $15. The Temperance Center. 453 White Plains Rd, Ste 203, Eastchester. 914.793.2600. TheTemperanceCenter.com.

THURSDAY, JUNE 8

Breathing Techniques and Meditation to Reduce Stress – 6-7:30pm. Internationally acclaimed seminar based on innovative breathing techniques that can reduce stress and heighten mental clarity and awareness. Somers Library. Register: 914.232.5717. SomersLibrary.org.

Restorative Yoga – 7-8:30pm. With Patricia Castimore. Rebalance body and mind in an overly stimulated and anxious world, focusing on breath and body sensation. All levels. $20. Sacred Spirit Yoga and Healing Arts Center, 343 Broadway, Dobbs Ferry. SacredSpiritYogaCenter.org.

FRIDAY, JUNE 9

Get the Love You Want – June 9-11. With Harville Hendrix and Helen LaKelly Hunt. Discover tools for couples to achieve transformation, healing and spiritual growth. Omega Institute, 150 Lake Dr, Rhinebeck. 877.944.2002. eOmega.org.

One Light Healing Touch School – June 9-Nov 12. Final enrollment due by June 4. 18-day school meets with instructors Ron and Penny Lavin. Training includes 33 advanced healing techniques and 50 practices. NCBTMB CEUs. Lagrangeville. Register: Penny: 845.878.5165. OLHT1.com.

Presence through Movement – June 9-11. With Kim Eng. Step more fully into the deepest expression of authentic self. Omega Institute, 150 Lake Dr, Rhinebeck. 877.944.2002. eOmega.org.

The Four Agreements for a Better Life – June 9-11. With Don Miguel Ruiz and sons. Learn to apply ancient wisdom in everyday life. Omega Institute, 150 Lake Dr, Rhinebeck. 877.944.2002. eOmega.org.

Meditation Class and Transmission of Information – 6:45-8:15pm. With Rona Levine. Let go of stress, experience guided meditation, breath work and more. Receive messages from spirit. $25. Golden Temple Yoga, 223 Katonah Ave, Katonah. 914.236.4503. Register online: StarvisionsCommunity.org.

SATURDAY, JUNE 10

3rd Annual Walkway Marathon – June 10 and 11. Hudson River’s unforgettable views. Register online/info: 845.454.9649.

Holistic Chamber of Commerce Wellness Fair – 10am-5pm. With Jeanie Pasquale. Find energetic imbalances in one’s home, how they are corrected through dowsing and more. Holistic Chamber of Commerce, 7 New Lake Rd, Valley Cottage. Jeanie Pasquale/House Harmony: 845.709.5245. HouseHarmony.org.

Reiki I – 11am-6pm. Learn history of Reiki, its uses, hand positions, scanning, chakras, techniques and more. Level I attunement and practice of techniques. $140. Hands of Serenity Healing, 1129 Main St, Fishkill. Register: 845.896.1915. HandsOfSerenityHealing.com.

Sweat to Bliss – 1:30–4:30 p.m. Vigorous asana, balancing pranayama, deep relaxation, and guided meditation for a blissful heart. With Luke Ketterhagen. /$65 nonmembers in advance. The Yoga Studio, Club Fit, 584 N State Rd, Briarcliff Manor. Info: Audrey Brooks: 914.582.7816. ytayoga.com.

Health Lecture: Ayurveda and Skin Disorders – 3-5pm. Lecture topics: psoriasis, eczema, hives, acne, rash, itch, and more. Light refreshments. Free. Dr. Kaushik’s Ayurvedic and Naturopathic Clinic, Yellow Monkey Village, 792 Rte 35, Cross River, 914.875.9088. DrKaushik.com.

Monthly Shamanic Reiki Hearth Circle – 5:30-7pm. With Melanie Ryan. 70 percent of proceeds go to book project of indigenous Shor Shamans. Meditation, shamanic journey and Reiki healing. $20 suggested. Drop-in welcome. Mt Kisco. 914.864.0462. Center4Healing.net.

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

SUNDAY, JUNE 11

A Retreat Day in Cold Spring – 10am-2pm. Nurture one’s spirit with Mary Ellen O’Brien and Kacey Morabito Grean. Limited seating. At a Retreat house, Cold Spg. AwakenYourTrueEssence.com.

Akashic Records Part 2 & 3 Training – 10am-5pm. With Kia Abilay. Become a Certified Akashic Records Practitioner. Learn to open the records for others, as well as, inanimate objects. Prerequisite Part 1. $250. Mt Kisco. 914.864.0462. Center4Healing.net.

Reiki II – 11am-6pm. Learn Reiki symbols, chakra balancing, history taking and client confidentiality. Experience guided meditation with Reiki symbols to deepen understanding of them. $175. Hands of Serenity Healing, 1129 Main St, Fishkill. Register: 845.896.1915. HandsOfSerenityHealing.com.

Psychic 101: Increase Natural Psychic Gifts – Noon-1:30pm. With Carla Blaha. $40. RSVP: 845.363.1765. SynchronicityNY.com.

Infant Massage for New Parents – 12:30-2:30pm. With Danielle Guillet. Receive gentle guidance for sharing nurturing touch. No need to bring baby, learn on baby-dolls. $50. Quest Yoga Arts, 11 E Main St, Mt Kisco. Preregister: 914.241.9642. QuestYogaArts.com.

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

MONDAY, JUNE 12

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

TUESDAY, JUNE 13

Herbal Medicine Making Series – Learn how to make one’s own herbal medicine. The herbs are magical but creating them is not. $160. Bonnie’s Herbals, 13 Tappan Ter, Briarcliff. 914.923.4346. Info: bit.ly/2oeAWWS.

Tick Talk: Preventative and Alternative Measures Against Lyme Disease – 6-7pm. Dr. David Connell will discuss the health effects of Lyme Disease. Kent Library 17 Sybil’s Crossing, Kent Lakes. Registration required: 845.225.8585; kentlibrary.org.

Tea & Stones – 6:30-7:30pm. Learn about gems, stones and their incredible properties. June’s study will be smokey quartz. Free. Dreaming Goddess, 44 Raymond Ave, Poughkeepsie. 845.473.2206. DreamingGoddess.com.

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 14

StarVisions Healing Circle – 7pm. Stress reduction and health enhancement achieved through deep relaxation with Reiki. Experience natural healing in group setting led by Anne Bentzen. Max 18. $20. Golden Temple Yoga, 223 Katonah Ave, Katonah. Preregistration required: 914.588.4079.

Bio-Energetic Healing to Overcome Addictions – 7-8pm. Learn this simple, effective method for quitting smoking, alcohol, easy, natural weight loss and overcoming other everyday addictions. Free lecture, Q&A. Briarcliff location. Reservation: 914.705.1805. Weiss-Method.com.

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

THURSDAY, JUNE 15

Mindfulness Meditation – 7-8:30pm. With Tracy Cochran. Learn to bring attention to present moment: sitting meditation, body scan, walking meditation and more. All levels. $20. Sacred Spirit Yoga and Healing Arts Center, 343 Broadway, Dobbs Ferry. SacredSpiritYogaCenter.org.

FRIDAY, JUNE 16

Living Heaven Now – June 16-18. With John Holland and Anita Moorjani. Enrich one’s soul through lessons from the afterlife. Omega Institute, 150 Lake Dr, Rhinebeck. 877.944.2002. eOmega.org.

Monthly Reiki Healing Circle – 7-8:30pm. Reiki, a recognized natural healing system that supports body’s innate healing ability. Like-minded souls sharing the collective consciousness using Reiki energy. $20 suggested. Mt Kisco. 914.864.0462. Center4Healing.net.

Archangel Healing Workshop – 7-9pm. With Shaman Elka Boren $35. RSVP: 845.363.1765. SynchronicityNY.com.

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

Sound Healing & Tibetan Singing Bowls – 7:30-8:30pm. With Michelle Clifton. Awaken our bodies’ own innate healing abilities and be re-tuned. $25 donation. SkyBaby Yoga & Pilate’s Studio, 75 Main St, Cold Spg. Register: 845.265.4444.

SATURDAY, JUNE 17

2017 Clearwater Festival – 9am. June 17 & 18. Features seven sustainably powered stages with diverse music, dance, storytelling and more. Croton Point Park in Croton-on-Hudson. Tickets/info:  clearwaterfestival.org.

SoulCollage – 1-5pm. Learn basic principles in this introductory workshop. Participants create at least one card and discover the power of the “I am one who” exercise and more. $35. DG Sanctuary. 2 Lagrange Ave, Poughkeepsie. 845.473.2206. DreamingGoddess.com.

SUNDAY, JUNE 18

Interfaith Sunday Service – 10:30am-12:30pm. Prayer, music and sharing. Building a Community of Spiritual Seekers. Guest Speaker, Ben Bowler of http://www.1God.com. All Welcome. Chapel at Croton Falls, 609 Rt. 22, Croton Falls. ChapelAtCrotonFalls.org.

Adapting Asana for Moms-to-Be Training – 12:30-5pm. With Kelly Swails. Workshop for movement teachers providing basic understanding of pregnancy to provide confident and safe guidance when pregnant women attend classes. $125.CE’s available. Register: 914.241.9642. QuestYogaArts.com.

Girl’s Night Out – 6-8pm. Learn which beauty products can be hazardous to health, how to read labels, what they mean and more. Free. Fresh Organic Salon, 190 Rte 117 By Pass Rd, Bedford Hls. RSVP: 914.242.1928.

Summer Solstice Ceremony – 6-8pm. Auspicious time for an opportunity to release limitations and to create and invite new dreams to manifest. $10 donation. Wainwright House, Rye. 914.967.6080. Wainwright.org.

MONDAY, JUNE 19

Meditation for Moms – 8-9pm.With Helena deVengoechea Rudd. Monthly sit/talk for moms. Meditations to help support a daily practice, discussion to support ourselves. Free. Donations appreciated. Quest Yoga Arts, 11 E Main St, Mt Kisco. Register: 914.241.9642. QuestYogaArts.com.

TUESDAY, JUNE 20

Westchester Holistic Network: Summer Solstice Open House – 6:30pm, networking begins; 7-8:30pm. Bring ideas and dreams for holistic collaborations. WHN members and first-timers, free. Repeat nonmembers, donation. Ixchel Center, Hartsdale. Register: bit.ly/2qPvqyU.

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 21

Women’s Wisdom Group – 10:30am-1pm. Connect, collaborate, share and expand. $30. Sunraven, 501 Guard Hill Rd. Bedford.  Info: 914.218.3113; slowmedicinedoctor.com.

Quit Alcohol Simply and Permanently: Weiss Method Info-Lecture – 1-2pm. Learn to overcome alcohol more easily than ever thought possible. Natural, effective method for overcoming many everyday habits and addictions. Free lecture, Q&A. Briarcliff location. Reservation: 914.705.1805. Weiss-Method.com.

Get On Your Mat for Mental Health – 5:30pm. Large outdoor yoga event to raise awareness with live music and yoga marketplace. $25 in advance or $30. Turnure Park, 26 Lake Street, White Plains. Info: MHAWestchester.org/yoga or or 914.265.7511.

2nd Annual Sunset Yoga in the Park Series – 6:30-7:45pm. With Tobi Kundid. Open to any level of flexibility. Free. Kensico Dam Plaza, 1 Bronx River Pkwy, Valhalla. Register for Kensico via separate Eventbrite listing. thewpf.org/events.

Curing Addiction from the Core: Weiss Method Info-Lecture – 7-8pm. Learn simple, effective method for overcoming everyday addictions ranging from alcohol to nicotine, sugar and weight loss. All natural. Free Lecture, Q&A. Briarcliff location. Reservation: 914.705.1805. Weiss-Method.com

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

THURSDAY, JUNE 22

Guided Sound Therapy – 7-8:30pm. With Kristin Prevallet and Celine Daly. Deep immersion into healing sound and visualization. Untangle energy blocks, live more positively and more. $20. Sacred Spirit Yoga and Healing Arts Center, 343 Broadway, Dobbs Ferry. SacredSpiritYogaCenter.org.

New Moon Gathering – 7-8:30pm. Use the lunar cycle to realize one’s intentions. Guided meditations and ritual facilitated by astrologer Pamela Cucinell. BYO notebook. $20. WHN members. $25 nonmembers. Ixchel Center, Hartsdale. Register: 917.796.6026.

Summer Solstice Celebration Ceremony – 7-8:30pm. With Rona Levine and Anne Bentzen. Connect with lunar energies and celebrate the light with music. Welcome summer, growth and laughter. Community drumming circle. Free. KatonahSPACE, 44 Edgemont Rd, Katonah. RSVP: 914.588.4079.

Solstice & New Moon Ceremony – 7-9pm. Gather together in powerful ceremony inviting a mystical, fruitful, and intuitive entry into summer. $30. Sunraven, 501 Guard Hill Rd. Bedford.  Info: 914.218.3113; slowmedicinedoctor.com.

FRIDAY, JUNE 23

The Choice for Love – June 23-25. With Barbara De Angelis. Access more love than one ever thought possible. Omega Institute, 150 Lake Dr, Rhinebeck. 877.944.2002. eOmega.org.

Be the Rainbow – 7pm. Explore chakras through sight, sound, taste and meditation. Leave balanced and radiantly shining like a rainbow. $25 includes chakra stones. Hands of Serenity Healing, 1129 Main St. Fishkill. Register: 845.896.1915. HandsOfSerenityHealing.com.

SATURDAY, JUNE 24

SunRaven Open House – 9:30am-3pm. Celebrate the start to summer in holistic atmosphere with education, gardening, and potluck lunch. Free. Sunraven, 501 Guard Hill Rd. Bedford.  Info: 914.218.3113; slowmedicinedoctor.com.

Herbal Salve-Making Class – 10am-noon. With Bonnie Rogers. Make an herbal salve used for the prevention and treatment of common aches and pains, cuts, scratches, bruises, rashes and more. $25. Hilltop Hanover Farm. Info: 914.923.4346. Sign up: bit.ly/2qdb7IN.

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

Health Lecture: How the Body Can Heal Itself, and What You Can Do to Help – 1-3pm. Free. Presented by Dr. Kaushik’s Ayurvedic and Naturopathic Clinic, Katonah Pharmacy, 202 Katonah Ave. DrKaushik.com.

SUNDAY, JUNE 25

Higher Self Connecting Circle – June 25, July 9, 23 and Aug 6. 11am-12:30pm. Shift one’s vibration and align with higher self. Includes four group meetings and four individual coaching sessions. At a retreat house in Cold Spring. AwakenYourTrueEssence.com.

Sugar Addiction and Overeating Solution: Weiss Method Info-Lecture NYC – Noon-1pm. Learn a method to lose weight, overcome nicotine, alcohol, overeating and sugar addictions. Free lecture, Q&A. NYC location, E37th btwn Park & Lex. Reservation: 914.705.1805. Weiss-Method.com.

Bio-Energetic Healing to Overcome Addictions – 1-2pm. Learn simple, effective method for quitting smoking, alcohol, easy, natural weight loss and overcoming other everyday addictions. 80 percent success rate. NYC location, E37th btwn Park & Lex. Reservation: 914.705.1805. Weiss-Method.com.

Restorative Yoga – 5:30-7:30pm. 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, JUNE 26

Reiki Training Series: Level I through Master Practitioner – 6:30-9:30pm. Six-part series provides Reiki Level 1, 2 and Master Practitioner teachings. Attunements and Reiki Master Practitioner Certificate upon completion. $525. DG Sanctuary. 2 Lagrange Ave, Poughkeepsie. 845.473.2206. DreamingGoddess.com.

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

TUESDAY, JUNE 27

Teen Yoga Camp with Bea – June 27-29. Teens are empowered through yoga as they focus on the values of yoga through movement, art, and other experiences. $350 Saw Mill Club, 77 Kensico Dr.  Mt. Kisco. Info: contact Michelle 914.241.0797.

Herbal Medicine Making Series – Learn how to make your own herbal medicine. The herbs are magical but creating them is not. $120. Bonnie’s Herbals, 13 Tappan Ter, Briarcliff. 914.923.4346. Info: bit.ly/2oeAWWS.

Monthly Meditation Gathering – 6:30pm. With Cheryl Sprague. Beginner to meditation or wish to have a guided experience going deeper in one’s consciousness, join our new gathering. $15. DG Sanctuary. 2 Lagrange Ave, Poughkeepsie. 845.473.2206. DreamingGoddess.com.

THURSDAY, JUNE 29

Teens: Put Your Dreams on Paper—Create a Vision Board – 4-5:30pm. Discover the art of collage to create vision boards to take home using inspirational words, pictures and quotations. Somers Library. Register: 914.232.5717. SomersLibrary.org.

New Health & Wellness Network of Commerce Launch Event – 7-9pm. First 100 members lock in lower rate. Apogee Fitness & Wellness, 170 Harris Rd, Bedford Hls. Info, Chapter President, Shira Adler: 914.861.5186. hwncc.com.

FRIDAY, JUNE 30

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

Monday, July 3

Men’s Group – 7-8:30pm. Join like-minded men in connected dialogue on matters of spirit and relationship. $30. Sunraven, 501 Guard Hill Rd. Bedford.  slowmedicinedoctor.com.

WEDNESDAY, JULY 5

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

THURSDAY, JULY 6

Ohra Yoga 200 Hour RYS Teacher Training – Deeply enrich yoga journey in this one of a kind experience.  Register now for Summer Session July 6-August 10. Saw Mill Club, 77 Kensico Dr.  Mt. Kisco. Info: contact Michelle 914.241.0797.

 

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


The following events appear in Natural Awakenings – Westchester, Putnam, Dutchess NY, May 2017 Edition.

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

UPCOMING EVENTS
Please call ahead to confirm event details.

MONDAY, MAY 1

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

TUESDAY, MAY 2

Herbal Medicine Making Series – 7:30-9:30pm. Seven-session series. Learn how to make one’s own herbal medicine. The herbs are magical but creating them is not. $280. Bonnie’s Herbals, 13 Tappan Terr. Briarcliff. 914.923.4346. Bit.ly/2oeAWWS.

WEDNESDAY, MAY 3

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, MAY 4

Open House at Journey to Birth – 7-9pm. The Home Birth Option might be right. Meet with midwives, bring questions and meet others who have had home births. Free. 18 Old Post Rd S, Croton. Register: 914.500.8864. JourneyToBirthMidwifery.com.

Westchester Holistic Moms Network Monthly Meeting – 7:30pm. Learn about CBD and what it does with Guest Speakers: Shira Adler and Andy Kadison, CBD advocates and entrepreneurs. Rye Free Reading Room, 1061 Boston Post Rd, Rye. Info: facebook.com/HMNWestchester.

Inner Balance Book Circle – 7:30pm. Meditations from the Mat, Rolph Gates. Front Street Gallery, 21 Front St, Patterson.

FRIDAY, MAY 5

Meditation Class and Transmission of Information – 6:45-8:15pm. With Rona Levine. Let go of stress, experience guided meditation, breathwork and Kundalini yoga techniques and more. $25. Golden Temple Yoga, 223 Katonah Ave, Katonah. 914.236.4503. Register online: StarvisionsCommunity.org.

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. Unique theme, meditation, group discussion. $15. The Temperance Center. 453 White Plains Rd, Ste 203, Eastchester. 914.793.2600. TheTemperanceCenter.com.

SATURDAY, MAY 6

SPCA Dog Walk and Pet Fair – 10am-2pm. FDR State Park, Yorktown Hts. Info: Spca914.org.

Shamanic Reiki Level One Training – May 6-7. 10am-5pm. With Melanie Ryan. Learn to integrate the ancient healing art of shamanism with Reiki, while increasing intuition, clarity and capacity to love deeply. $435. Mt Kisco. Center4Healing.net.

Childbirth Education Series – May 6 and13. 11am-4pm. Comprehensive parent-centered class on preparing for labor, birth and postpartum. $295 couple. Full Circle Family Care, 450 Mamaroneck Ave, Harrison. 914.421.1500 x0. FullCircleWomensHealth.com.

Apple Blossom Festival – 11am-4pm. Wagon rides, pony rides, cider donuts, hardscrabble cider tastings, family fun, Farm Kitchen Café (serving up food from the farm). Harvest Moon Farm & Orchard, 130 Hardscrabble Rd, North Salem. hmorchard.com; 914.485.1210.

Understanding Energy – The Sacred Nature of Energy – 2-4pm. With Anne Bentzen, Carol Essig and Sherry DiNapoli. Delve into a deeper connection with higher self. Final ceremony energizes intuitive abilities with diamond light. 914.236.4503. StarvisionsCommunity.org.

Sacred Stone Grids Level 3 – 2-4pm. With JoAnn Fava  $35. Synchronicity, 1511 Rte 22, Brewster. RSVP: 845.363.1765. SynchronicityNY.com.

SUNDAY, MAY 7

Cars & Coffee – 9am-12noon. First Sundays. Enjoy provisions with other fellow drivers and enthusiasts. Non-formal gathering amongst like-minded folks. Earlybirds and late-comers welcome. Hayfields, 1 Bloomer Rd, North Salem, 914.669.8275; hayfieldsmarket.com.

The Shine on Spring Expo – 10am-4pm. With Kacey Morabito Grean of Shine On: The Health & Happiness Show, 100.7 WHUD. Shop and meet healers, life coaches and readers. Free Tea. Lunch available. Mt Carmel Hall, 238 Eighth St, Verplanck.

Apple Blossom Festival – 11am-4pm. Wagon rides, pony rides, cider donuts, hardscrabble cider tastings, family fun, Farm Kitchen Café (serving up food from the farm). Harvest Moon Farm & Orchard, 130 Hardscrabble Rd, North Salem. hmorchard.com; 914.485.1210.

First Sunday Free Meditation and Satsang – 11:30am-12:45pm. Inner Balance Studio, Patterson. InnerBalanceStudio.org.

Lunation Illumination – Noon-1:30pm. With Laura Watkins. $30.Synchronicity, 1511 Rte 22, Brewster. RSVP: 845.363.1765. SynchronicityNY.com.

Dharma Sunday School – 12:30-2pm. Explore concepts like kindness, compassion and gratitude. Ages 5 and up. By donation. SkyBaby Yoga Studio, 75 Main St, Cold Spg. 845.265.444. SkyBabyYoga.com.

Yoga for Childbirth – 12:30-2:30pm. Workshop offering expectant mothers and partners powerful tools to move through challenges of labor with greater ease and confidence. $50 preregistered. Quest Yoga Arts, 11 E Main St, Mt Kisco. 914.241.9642. QuestYogaArts.com.

Body as a House/Self Care Spring Cleaning Afternoon – 1-4:30pm. Afternoon of self-care and blissful discovery. Acupuncture, Pranayama, Cranial Sacral Therapy and more. 914.241.2661. KatonahYoga.com.

Rev Dan Chesbro: The Order of Melchizedek and Ordination into Interfaith Ministry – 1-4:30pm. Answer call to service. Learn history, ceremonial rituals, legal duties and more. Golden Temple Yoga, 223 Katonah Ave, Katonah. Pricing info: 914.236.4503. StarvisionsCommunity.org.

Yin Yoga & Meditation – 5-7pm. Mind/body practice focusing on connective tissues in the body. Toward end of class a natural flow into meditation. $35 preregistered. Quest Yoga Arts, 11 E Main St, Mt Kisco. 914.241.9642. QuestYogaArts.com.

MONDAY, MAY 8

Pranabirthing – May 8 and 15. 7:30-9:30pm. Two-week workshop series for expecting moms and their partners to prepare for birth by leveraging the power of the mind. Info/registration; FullCircleWomensHealth.com.

TUESDAY, MAY 9

Breast Lymph Drainage Therapy Workshop – 7-9pm. Learn how to insure healthy breast tissue with Breast Lymph Drainage Therapy. Free mini sessions for all participants. Well On the Way, White Plains. Call/text, Elizabeth Pasquale: 607.351.7024.

Pulsed ElectroMagnetic Field Demo – 7-9pm. Experience the benefits of PEMF. It relieves aches and is good for conditions that respond to improved blood flow. Free. Well On the Way, White Plains. Call/text, Elizabeth Pasquale: 607.351.7024.

WEDNESDAY, MAY 10

Breastfeeding 101 – 6:30-8:30pm. The basics of milk production, baby’s cues, latching, breastmilk benefits and milk supply. $30 couple. Full Circle Family Care, 450 Mamaroneck Ave, Harrison. 914.421.1500 x0. FullCircleWomensHealth.com.

Sound Immersion – 7pm. With Carol Essig creating restorative harmonies of sound to release stress and facilitate personal alignment and peace. $25. Golden Temple Yoga, 223 Katonah Ave, Katonah. 914.236.4503. Register online: StarvisionsCommunity.org.

Adult Guided Channeling/Meditation Group – 8-9pm. With Merrill Black. Unique theme, meditation, group discussion. $15. The Temperance Center. 453 White Plains Rd, Ste 203, Eastchester. 914.793.2600. TheTemperanceCenter.com.

THURSDAY, MAY 11

Restorative Yoga – 7-8:30pm. With Patricia Castimore. Rebalance body and mind in an overly stimulated and anxious world, focusing on breath and body sensation. All levels. $20. Sacred Spirit Yoga and Healing Arts Center, 343 Broadway, Dobbs Ferry. SacredSpiritYogaCenter.org.

Juicing and Detox for Health: A Mind-Body-Spirit Approach – 7-9pm. An evening with The Slow Medicine Doctor, Dr. Michael Finkelstein. Katonah Pharmacy 202 Katonah Ave, Katonah. 914.232.1109.

FRIDAY, MAY 12

A Mindful Mother’s Day Retreat – May 12-14. With mindfulness teacher Ann Herington and yoga teacher Hannah Baumgardner. Explore practices to align bodies, hearts and minds and cultivate well-being. The Garrison Institute, 14 Mary’s Way, Garrison. Info: 845.424.4800; GarrisonInstitute.org.

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

SATURDAY, MAY 13

Spring Sprint 5K Run/Walk – Rain or shine, beginning at the hospital’s campus at 275 North Street in Harrison. Check-in 8am, event begins 9am. Registration $20-30. Register/info: StVincentsWestchester.org 914.925.5401.

Westchester County Earth Day 2017 – 10am-3pm. Live entertainment for all ages, exhibition of local green organizations, small farmers’ market, raffles and Earth Day. Awards for sustainability/recycling initiatives. Kensico Dam Plaza. Parks.westchestergov.com/featured-events.

A Day of Healing Workshop – 10am-5pm. Penny and Ron Lavin from One Light Healing Touch teach scanning, radiant and color healing for healing oneself, others and more. NCBTMB CEUs. $150 includes lunch. Lagrangeville. Register: 845.878.5165. OLHT1.com.

Teaching Chair Yoga – 1:30-4:30pm. With Julia Hough. For those physically challenged or with limited space, time or flexibility. The Yoga Studio, Club Fit, 584 N State Rd, Briarcliff Manor. Info: Audrey Brooks: Pricing info: 914.582.7816. ytayoga.com.

Allergies and Asthma: An Ayurvedic Approach – 3-5pm. Lecture with Dr. Kaushik. Light refreshments served. Free. Dr. Kaushik’s Ayurvedic and Naturopathic Clinic, Yellow Monkey Village, 792 Rte 35, Cross River, 914.875.9088. DrKaushik.com.

SUNDAY, MAY 14

Interfaith Service: “Symphony of Peace Prayers” – 10:30am-12:30pm.Guest Dr. Jude Currivan, author of The Cosmic Hologram. Music by Miriam Zernis and Sita’s Light. World Peace Flag Ceremony. Chapel at Croton Falls, 609 Rte. 22, Croton Falls. ChapelAtCrotonFalls.org.

Mother’s Day Musical Brunch – 11:30-2:30pm.With Jon Cobert, renowned NY-based composer, pianist and vocalist. Sumptuous brunch with Mimosas, Bloody Marys and wine. $50. Wainwright House, Rye. 914.967.6080. Wainwright.org.

MONDAY, MAY 15

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

Meditation for Moms – 8-9pm. With Helena de Vengoechea Rudd. Meditations to help support daily practice. Discussion to support ourselves. Free. Donations appreciated. Quest Yoga Arts, 11 E Main St, Mt Kisco. Register: 914.241.9642. QuestYogaArts.com.

TUESDAY, MAY 16

Westchester Holistic Network – 7-8:30pm. Networking begins at 6:30pm. Presentation by Janice Solomon, homeopath. WHN members and first-timers free /$10 repeat non-members. Ixchel Center, Hartsdale. Register: 917.796.6026. westchesterholisticnetwork.org.

WEDNESDAY, MAY 17

Sugar Addiction and Overeating SolutionWeiss Method Info-Lecture:  1-2pm. Learn how habits and addictions form and how to overcome them. All natural, effective method for overcoming smoking, alcohol and other habits and addictions. Free Lecture, Q&A. Briarcliff location. Register: 914.705.1805; weiss-method.com.

Free Environmental Film Racing to Zero & Discussion – 7pm.Engaging Documentary follows the efforts in zero waste—recycling, repurposing, composting, changing production and consumption patterns. Wainwright House, Rye. 914.967.6080. Wainwright.org.

Bio-Energetic Healing to Overcome Addictions – 7-8pm. Learn about this simple, effective method for quitting smoking, alcohol, easy, natural weight-loss and overcoming other everyday addictions. Free. Register: 914.705.1805; weiss-method.com.

THURSDAY, MAY 18

Alexander Technique for Pregnancy – 1-2:30pm. Learn to use one’s body well and with less effort as the body changes. $25. Quest Yoga Arts. 914.241.9642. QuestYogaArts.com.

Mindfulness Meditation – 7-8:30pm. With Tracy Cochran. Learn practice of bringing attention to present moment: sitting meditation, body scan, walking meditation and more. All levels. $20. Sacred Spirit Yoga and Healing Arts Center, 343 Broadway, Dobbs Ferry. SacredSpiritYogaCenter.org.

FRIDAY, MAY 19

Yoga Service Conference with Experts in the Field – May 19-21. Gather skills and explore conscious service for all at the 6th annual Yoga Service Conference. Omega Institute, 150 Lake Dr, Rhinebeck. Info/cost: 877.944.2002. eOmega.org.

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

SATURDAY, MAY 20

Kirtan Chanting – With Sita’s Light. Call and response chanting of sacred mantras, with eclectic live music of harmonium, tabla, guitar and didgeridoo. $20 advance. $25 door. Sacred Spirit Yoga and Healing Arts Center, 343 Broadway, Dobbs Ferry. SacredSpiritYogaCenter.org.

Spring Weed Walk – 10am-noon. With Bonnie Rogers. Learn all about spring weeds. Discover when and where to find and harvest these green gifts of nature. $15. Hilltop Hanover Farm. Info: 914.923.4346. Register: Bit.ly/2oinbpr.

Meditation and Shamanism – 2:30-4:30pm. With Melanie Ryan. Melanie’s Root to Rise programs are a unique integration of Tibetan Buddhist meditation and worldwide indigenous healing practices. All adults welcome. $35. Mt Kisco. Center4Healing.net. 914.864.0462.

Sound Healing and Tibetan Singing Bowls – 5:30-7pm. With Michelle Clifton. Rhythmic sounds of singing bowls have a profound healing effect on nervous system affecting mind, body and soul. $30 advance $40 door. Mt Kisco. 914.864.0462. Center4Healing.net.

SUNDAY, MAY 21

Love Arising From Stillness – May 21-26. With Sharon Landrith. Awaken to one’s true nature in this silent retreat. Omega Institute, 150 Lake Dr, Rhinebeck. Info/cost: 877.944.2002. eOmega.org.

A Day of Healing Workshop – 10am-5pm. Penny and Ron Lavin from One Light Healing Touch teach scanning, radiant and color healing for healing oneself, others and more. NCBTMB CEUs. $150 includes lunch. Lagrangeville. Register: 845.878.5165. OLHT1.com.

Cancer Fighting Kitchen – 11am-1pm. Learn which foods help the body fight cancer and why they are important in restoring and preparing the body for treatment. $20. Hilltop Hanover Farm, 1271 Hanover St, Yorktown Hts. 914.962.2368.

Akashic Records Part One Training – 11am-2:30pm. With Kia Abilay. Learn to read records through Pathway Prayer Process, a responsible, reliable method for working in this infinite spiritual resource. Prerequisite for certification. $150. Mt Kisco. 914.864.0462. Center4Healing.net.

Spring Makeup Makeover – 11am-3pm. Professional makeup artist will help participants create the perfect spring time look using mineral makeup. Limited space, reserve spot. Katonah Pharmacy 202 Katonah Ave, Katonah. 914.232.1109.

Sugar Addiction and Overeating Solution: Weiss Method Info-Lecture NYC: – 1-2pm. Learn about effective, successful method helping people lose weight, overcome nicotine, alcohol, overeating, sugar addiction. Free Lecture, Q&A. NYC, E37th between Park and Lex. Register: 914.705.1805; weiss-method.com.

Open House at Journey to Birth – 4-6pm. The Home Birth Option might be right. Meet with midwives, bring questions and meet others who have had home births. Free. 18 Old Post Rd S, Croton. Register: 914.500.8864. JourneyToBirthMidwifery.com.

Validating the Afterlife – 4-6pm. With International Medium and Spirit Guide, Roland Comtois. Hear channeled messages for the soul. Receive messages of eternal love, hope and healing. $85. The Center for Health and Healing, 4 Smith Ave, Mt Kisco. 914.236.4503. Register: StarvisionsCommunity.org.

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.

TUESDAY, MAY 23

Forgiveness – A Spiritual Practice – 7-9pm. Explore forgiveness with discussion and meditation. Release resentment and live in greater harmony. Joan Carra Wainwright House, 260 Stuyvesant Ave, Rye. 914.967.6080. Wainwright.org.

WEDNESDAY, MAY 24

Curing Addiction from the Core: Weiss Method Info-Lecture:  7 to 8pm. Learn about this simple, effective method for overcoming everyday addictions ranging from alcohol to nicotine, sugar, weight loss. All natural. Free Lecture, Q&A. Briarcliff location. Register: 914.705.1805; weiss-method.com.

Energy Healing Circle – 7-9pm. With Anne Bentzen. Learn stress reduction, emotional and physical pain relief through deep relaxation. Discover natural healing solutions with Reiki. $20. Golden Temple Yoga, 223 Katonah Ave, Katonah. Preregistration required: 914.588.4079.

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

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

THURSDAY, MAY 25

Breast Lymph Drainage Therapy Workshop – 6-8pm. Learn how to insure healthy breast tissue with Breast Lymph Drainage Therapy. Free mini sessions for all participants. Well On the Way, White Plains. Call/text, Elizabeth Pasquale: 607.351.7024.

New Moon Gathering – 7-8:30pm. Participants learn to use the lunar cycle to realize intentions. Guided meditations and ritual facilitated by astrologer Pamela Cucinell; bring a notebook. $20 WHN members/$25 non-members, Ixchel Center, Hartsdale Register: 917.796.6026.

Pulsed ElectroMagnetic Field Demo – 7-9pm. Experience the benefits of PEMF. It relieves aches and is good for conditions that respond to improved blood flow. Free. Well On the Way, White Plains. Call/text, Elizabeth Pasquale: 607.351.7024.

FRIDAY, MAY 26

Super Qi Summit – May 26-29. With Ken Cohen, Robert Peng and more. Summit brings together masters with profound expertise in healing. Omega Institute, 150 Lake Dr, Rhinebeck. Info/cost: 877.944.2002. eOmega.org.

The Bengston Energy Healing Method – May 26-29. With William Bengston. Access one’s natural healing intelligence with the creator of the Bengston Energy Healing Method. Omega Institute, 150 Lake Dr, Rhinebeck. Info/cost: 877.944.2002. eOmega.org.

MAYfest – May 26-28. 2pm/Fri-Noon/Sun. Two day, three night, family-friendly festival centered on its acronym: Music, Art, & Yoga. Surprise Lake Camp, Cold Spg. Purchase Tickets: 845.265.4444. MayFestNY.com.

SATURDAY, MAY 27

Yoga at the Farm – 9-10am. Saturdays starts May 27. Arrive 15 minutes early to allow time to walk up into the orchard. Beginners happily welcomed. Limited mats available to rent.  $15/class. Harvest Moon Farm & Orchard, 130 Hardscrabble Rd, North Salem. hmorchard.com; 914.485.1210.

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

SUNDAY, MAY 28

Bio-Energetic Healing to Overcome Addictions – 1-2pm. Learn about this a simple, effective method for quitting smoking, alcohol, easy, natural weight-loss and overcoming other everyday addictions. Free. NYC, E37th between Park and Lex. Register: 914.705.1805; weiss-method.com.

Ongoing Last Sundays of the Month – 4pm.Community Acupuncture. $30. Experience the beneficial effects of acupuncture in a group setting. Hygeia Integrated Health LLC 3505 Hill Blvd, Ste K Yorktown Hts. Register: 914.352.6116. HyInHealth.com.

MONDAY, MAY 29

White Plains Memorial Day 5K Run/Walk – 8:15 am – Walk or run to honor fallen soldiers. The course will start at City Hall on Main Street. Learn more and register at wpbid.com/5Krunwalk

WEDNESDAY, MAY 31

Angelic Healing – 7-9pm. With Carol Essig, a professional channel and vibrational conduit for the higher realms bringing a special angelic healing experience for participants. $25. Golden Temple Yoga, 223 Katonah Ave, Katonah. 914.236.4503. Register: StarvisionsCommunity.org.

FRIDAY, JUNE 2

Satsang – 7-9pm. With Amy Pearce-Hayden. Community is at the heart of yoga. Gather for Darshan, to change perspective, together. $10. Inner Balance Studio. InnerBalanceStudio.org.

SATURDAY JUNE 3

Sleep Workshop – 11am-Noon. Helping one’s child sleep through the night for infants through grade school. $30.Full Circle Family Care, 450 Mamaroneck Ave, Harrison. 914.421.1500 x0. FullCircleWomensHealth.com.

Practice with Purpose – 1:30-4pm. With Amy Pearce-Hayden. The reasons to practice any aspect or style of yoga are unlimited. However, the practice defines spiritual endeavors. $40. Inner Balance Studio. 845.878.7800.

SUNDAY JUNE 4

Renew, Reflect, Restore: A Day Of Wellness – 10am-4pm. Hiking, Yoga, Meditation, Inspirational Speaker, Coaching Sessions, Guided Art, Numerology, Chair Massage,  live music. $100 includes classes and Light breakfast and lunch. Edith Macy Conference Center, 550 Chappaqua Rd., Briarcliff Manor. Info: 914.980.5790.

Find Balance with Ayurveda – 1-4pm. With Kim Larson, author of The Simple, Healing Cleanse: The Ayurvedic Path to Energy, Clarity, Wellness and Your Best You and Osi Mizrahi. Katonah Yoga Center, 39 Main St, Bedford Hills. 914.241. 2661. KatonahYoga.com.

The Sacred Directions and Celtic Wisdom, Creating a Sacred Wheel of Life. – June 4, July 9, Aug 13, Sept 10, Oct 22, Nov 12. 4-6pm. With Nadiya Nottingham. Six-month study course. $250. Inner Balance Studio. InnerBalanceStudio.org.

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

The following events appear in Natural Awakenings – Westchester, Putnam, Dutchess NY, April 2017 Edition.

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

UPCOMING EVENTS
Please call ahead to confirm event details.

SATURDAY, APRIL 1

Reiki Master Training Weekend – Apr 1-2.10am-5pm. With Brett Bevell. Learn three master level symbols. Explore advanced Reiki enhancing psychic ability. Send Reiki to groups. Learn Mikao’s powerful original teaching, Rei-ju healing. Mt Kisco. Center4Healing.net.

Reiki 1 & 2 – 11am-5pm. With Reiki Master Marcus Feighery. $275. Synchronicity, 1511 Rte 22, Brewster. RSVP: 845.363.1765. SynchronicityNY.com.

Understanding Energy Part 3 – 2-4pm. Using Energy Tools with Carol Essig, Sherry DiNapoli and Anne Bentzen. Learn energy management techniques using crystals, essential oils, herbs and more. $40 advance online registration. $45 door. 914.236.4503. StarvisionsCommuity.org.

SUNDAY, APRIL 2

Reversing Memory Loss Workshop with Dr. Cory Lenherr – 9am-3pm (lunch included), post-workshop intensive 3:30-5:30pm. Nutrition guidelines to support brain health, food demo, stress reduction techniques and Q&A. Hyatt House in White Plains. Register: SharpAgain.org/april2017

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

Monthly Manifesting – 2-3:30pm. With Carla Blaha. $25. Synchronicity, 1511 Rte 22, Brewster. RSVP: 845.363.1765. SynchronicityNY.com.

Yin Yoga & Meditation – 5-7pm. Mind/body practice focusing on connective tissues in the body. Toward end of class a natural flow into meditation. $35 preregistered. Quest Yoga Arts, 11 E Main St, Mt Kisco. 914.241.9642. QuestYogaArts.com.

MONDAY, APRIL 3

Raw Plant Food Detox Challenge – Starts April 3. With Edit Babboni. Gentle yoga classes with meditation, raw food e-booklet with recipes for the week, and Facebook support group. Zen Garden Yoga, 61 Lakeview Dr., Yorktown Heights. Info:  917.721.2529. ZenGardenYoga.net.

Ayurveda and Yoga: The Health Connection – 7-8pm. With Dr. Somesh Kaushik. Quest Yoga Arts, 11-13 Main St, Mt Kisco. 914.241.9642.

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

TUESDAY, APRIL 4

Yoga Fun & Creative Play – Apr 4-May 9. 3-5pm. Children will balance, believe, and create through yoga, mindfulness, art and theater. $120 six-week series. SkyBaby Yoga Studio, 75 Main St, Cold Spring. 845.265.4444. Class format: SkyBabyYoga.com.

THURSDAY, APRIL 6

It’s Your Health. Thursdays – Apr 6-27. 12:30-2pm. This four-week workshop focuses on practical information and strategies for healthy eating, stress management, fitness and accessible activities. 914.232.5717. Register online: SomersLibrary.org.

Vital Health – 6 p.m. With Dr. Marianne Messina. Learn how to create a path to vitality, health and wellness. John C. Hart Library in Shrub Oak. Register with library: 914.245.5262. Info: CortlandtWelless.com. 914.930.8800.

FRIDAY, APRL 7

“Elemental Change” Self-Actualization Weekend Retreat – 4/7-4/9. Join transformation expert Rose Caiola of RewireMe.com and astrologer Pamela Cucinell for a restorative weekend of inspiration, yoga and gourmet food at Wainwright House in Rye. Info: rewireme.com/event/retreat/.

Meditation Class – 6:45-8:15pm. With Rona Levine. Learn mindfulness stress reduction techniques through guided meditation and breathwork. Special transmission of information concludes class. $25. Golden Temple Yoga, 223 Katonah Ave, Katonah. 914.236.4503. Register online: StarvisionsCommunity.org.

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

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

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

SATURDAY, APRIL 8

Elemental Change Retreat – April 8 & 9. Community, water views, meditation, yoga, gourmet food and more, at Fonrose Cottage, Wainwright House, Rye. Info: rewireme.com/event/retreat/

Ukrainian Eggs Decorating Workshop – 12:30-4:30pm. Immerse in the rhythm of the design, the balance and the colors of traditional Ukranian pysanky. No experience required. $35. DG Sanctuary. 2 Lagrange Ave, Poughkeepsie 845.473.2206. DreamingGoddess.com.

Energy Healing and Spirit Guides – 1-3pm. With Penny Lavin from One Light Healing Touch School. Connect to Spirit Guides for healing. Increase health and awareness. $35. Wainwright House 260 Stuyvesant Ave, Rye. Register: 914.967.6080. Wainwright.org.

Celebrating Life – 1:30-4:30pm. Use yoga to tap into power of the eternal with revered yogini Tao Porchon-Lynch. $45 members. $65 nonmembers in advance. The Yoga Studio, Club Fit, 584 N State Rd, Briarcliff Manor. Info, Audrey Brooks: 914.582.7816. YTAyoga.com.

Fundamentals of the Surya Namaskar – 2-4pm. Learn the 12 poses that make up this practice. Leave feeling empowered with a new understanding of importance of this sequence. Nueva Alma Yoga and Wellness, Yonkers. Preregister/cost options/discounts: NuevaAlma.com.

Sacred Stone Grid – 2-4pm. Joann Fava. Level 2. $35. Synchronicity, 1511 Rte 22, Brewster. RSVP: 845.363.1765. SynchronicityNY.com.

Monthly Shamanic Reiki Hearth Circle – 5:30-7pm. With Melanie Ryan. 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, APRIL 9

Sound Bath Meditative Healing Session – 10-11am. Listen to singing bowls and various sound healing techniques to bring relaxation and an acceleration of an inward journey. $13. DG Sanctuary. 2 Lagrange Ave, Poughkeepsie. 845.473.2206. DreamingGoddess.com

Astrology & Karmic Class – Noon-1:30pm. With Laura Watkins $30. Synchronicity, 1511 Rte 22, Brewster. RSVP: 845.363.1765. synchronicityny.com.

Overcoming the Power of Habits and Addictions – Weiss Method Info-Lecture NYC – 1-2pm. Learn how habits and addictions form and how to overcome them. Natural, effective method. Q&A. Free. E37th btw Park & Lex. RSVP: 914.705.1805. Weiss-Method.com.

Sugar Addiction and Overeating Solution: Weiss Method Info-Lecture NYC – 1-2pm. Effective, successful method helping people lose weight, overcome nicotine, alcohol, overeating and sugar addiction. Q&A. Free. E37th btw Park & Lex. RSVP: 914.705.1805. Weiss-Method.com.

MONDAY, APRIL 10

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

TUESDAY, APRIL 11

Ayurveda—The Key to Anti-Aging: Maintaining Health by Aging Slowly, Gracefully, and Enjoyably – Noon-1pm. With Dr. Somesh Kaushik. Talk to seniors. North Salem Firehouse, 301 Titicus Rd. Beverly Golisano: 914.669.5665.

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

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 12

Materials Management: Wasteful Consumption and Smart Decomposition – 7pm/refreshments; 7:30pm/program. Greenburgh Nature Center waste/climate change connection, recycling right and municipal food waste composting. Free. 99 Dromore Rd, Scarsdale. Info: 914.723.3470. GreenburghNatureCenter.org.

Freedom from Alcohol, Unwanted Habits and Everyday Addictions – 7-8pm. Effective method that helps people achieve freedom from addictions and unwanted habits. 80 percent success rate long term. Q&A. Free lecture. Briarcliff location. RSVP: 914.705.1805. Weiss-Method.com.

Adult Guided Channeling/Meditation Group – 8-9pm. With Merrill Black. Unique theme, meditation, group discussion. $15. The Temperance Center. 453 White Plains Rd, Ste 203, Eastchester. 914.793.2600. TheTemperanceCenter.com.

THURSDAY, APRIL 13

Restorative Yoga – 7-8:30pm. With Patricia Castimore. Learn to rebalance body and mind. Focus on breath and body sensation. All levels $20. Sacred Spirit Yoga and Healing Arts Center, 343 Broadway, Dobbs Ferry. SacredSpiritYogaCenter.org.

FRIDAY, APRIL 14

The Great QuietFull In House Silent Retreat – 6am-9pm. Silence held throughout the entire day. Dress comfortably. BYO food and snacks. Nueva Alma Yoga and Wellness, Yonkers. Preregister/full details/cost options/discounts: NuevaAlma.com.

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

SATURDAY, APRIL 15

Seed Choices: The Relevance of Seeds and Our Local Food System – 10:30am. With Shanyn Siegel. Learn types of seeds available and best seeds for organic gardens, a resilient regional food system and more. Register: 914.232.5717. SomersLibrary.org.

First Signs Of Spring Hibernation Is Over – 1pm. Hear a short story, explore forest trails with a naturalist, learn different signs of spring and more. $5 members. $8 nonmembers. 99 Dromore Rd, Scarsdale. Info: 914.723.3470. GreenburghNatureCenter.org.

Energy Healing and Spirit Guides – 1-3pm. With Penny Lavin from One Light Healing Touch School. Connect to Spirit Guides for healing. Increase health and awareness. $20. Sacred Space 436 Main St, Beacon. Register, Donna: 845.742.8494. SeekSacredSpace.com.

Ayurveda: Addictions—How to Break the Cycle – 3-5pm. Free lecture. Refreshments. Dr. Kaushik’s Ayurvedic and Naturopathic Clinic, Yellow Monkey Village, 792 Rte 35, Cross River. Info: 914.875.9088. 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.

MONDAY, APRIL 17

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

Meditation for Moms – 8-9pm. With Helena de Vengoechea Rudd. Meditations to help support daily practice. Discussion to support ourselves. Free. Donations appreciated. Quest Yoga Arts, 11 E Main St, Mt Kisco. Register: 914.241.9642. QuestYogaArts.com.

TUESDAY, APRIL 18

Westchester Holistic Network – 6:30pm/networking begins; 7-8:30pm. Kathleen Booker shares the breathwork for mind, body, spirit and emotions. WHN members and first-timers free. $10 repeat nonmembers. Ixchel Center, Hartsdale. Register: Facebook.com/WestchesterHolisticNetwork.

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

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 19

Addiction Free Naturally: Weiss Method Info-Lecture – 1-2pm. Effective method for overcoming everyday addictions ranging from alcohol to nicotine, sugar, weight loss. All natural. 80 percent success rate. Q&A. Free lecture. Briarcliff location. RSVP: 914.705.1805. Weiss-Method.com.

THURSDAY, APRIL 20

Anatomy, Alexander Technique and Movement – With Karla Booth. Five-workshop series on Thursdays. Introduction to Alexander Technique and a mind-body exploration for greater ease in everyday life. $50/each workshop. Quest Yoga Arts, 111-113 Main St, Mt. Kisco. Register, visit QuestYogaArts.com.

Mindfulness Meditation – 7-8:30pm. With Tracy Cochran. Sitting meditation, the body scan, walking meditation and mindful movement plus informal to relieve stress. All levels. $20. Sacred Spirit Yoga and Healing Arts Center, 343 Broadway, Dobbs Ferry. SacredSpiritYogaCenter.org.

What is Sugar and How Does It Affect Our Health? – 7:30pm. Hosted by HolisticMoms.org. Learn to identify hidden sugar, the epidemics of diabetes and obesity and more. Rye Free Reading Room, 1061 Boston Post Rd, Rye.

SATURDAY, APRIL 22

Seed Starting & Soil Health Workshop—SunRaven Garden Co-Op – 9:30am-3pm. With master horticulturalist, Xenia D’Ambrosi. Learn about growing any kind of plants, such as vegetables, herbs and flowers. $50. SunRaven, 501 Guard Hill Rd, Bedford. 914.218.3113. SlowMedicine.org.

White Plains Earth Weekend Kick-Off – 10am. Free film screening of Disneynature’s Born in China. City Center 15: Cinema de Lux, 19 Mamaroneck Ave. Info about Earth Weekend: wpbid.com.

Mindful Eating – 11am-1pm. Guest Speaker, Karen Mayo. Integrative nutritionist and amazon best-selling author. Juice and snacks provided. Katonah Pharmacy, 202 Katonah Ave, Katonah. 914.232.1109.

Intro to Essential Oils – 1-3pm. Learn to use them in cooking. Discover tips on which doTERRA oils work best in favorite recipes. Cooking demo and samples. $10. Nueva Alma Yoga and Wellness, Yonkers. Preregister: NuevaAlma.com.

Self-Healing with Energy Medicine – 1-3pm. With Penny Lavin. Learn how life-force energy flows, strengthen one’s immune system, release programming and stress and more. $20. Center for a Healthy You, 1984 New Hackensack Rd, Poughkeepsie. Preregister: 845.462.4555.

Reiki I Class – Apr 22-23. 1-5pm. With Anne Bentzen. Learn skills for self-healing and treating others. Receive four attunements, manual and certificate upon completion. Max 9. $175. Golden Temple Yoga, 223 Katonah Ave, Katonah. Register/text: 914.588.4079. Balancing4Life.com.

Vegetable Garden Workshop – 2-4pm. Celebrate Earth Day by learning to garden. Explore the essentials of vegetable gardening through practical demonstrations, visuals and lecture. $20. Hilltop Hanover Farm. 1271 Hanover St, Yorktown Hts. HilltopHanoverfarm.org.

Earth Day Yoga Celebration – 4:30-6pm. Yoga and live music collaboration with master yoga teacher Franklin Shire and musician/composer John Guth. $25 door. All levels. Sacred Spirit Yoga and Healing Arts Center, 343 Broadway, Dobbs Ferry. SacredSpiritYogaCenter.org.

Earth Day Kirtan with Sita’s Light – 7-8:30pm. Honor Mother Earth and experience the transformative power of chanting. Kirtan ignites every part of our being, creating a beautiful state of calm. Mt Kisco. Center4Healing.net.

Angelic Healing – 7-9pm. With Carol Essig. Connect with light beings in higher realms and each participant provided with an angelic healing touch at end of program. $25. Golden Temple Yoga. 914.236.4503. Register online: StarvisionsCommunity.org.

SUNDAY APRIL 23

Celebrate Earth Day with Color Fest 2017: Charity Run/Walk and Block Party – 9am-2pm. Rise together for a healthier and more connected world. Find inspiration and make a positive impact. Scenic Hudson Park, 29 Bridge St, Irvington. Goo.gl/9zNe5u.

Learn to Compost – 10-11:30am. $15. Learn which composting method is best and hear a variety of topics including site selection, materials, ingredients, management and best practices. Hilltop Hanover Farm. 1271 Hanover St, Yorktown Hts. HilltopHanoverfarm.org.

Natural Weight Loss: Weiss Method Info-Lecture NYC – 1-2pm. Effective, successful method helping people lose weight simply and naturally, overcome smoking, alcohol, overeating and sugar addiction. Q&A. Free. E37th btw Park & Lex. RSVP: 914.705.1805. Weiss-Method.com.

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, APRIL 24

Five-Class Series on Learning Tarot Card Reading – Apr 24-May 22. 6:30-8:30pm. With Spirit medium, Zhenya Amditis. BYO Rider-Waite card deck. Includes mini-readings. $125. Max 15. Golden Temple Yoga, 223 Katonah Ave, Katonah. 914.236.4503. StarvisionsCommunity.org.

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 26

Free Environmental Film: Age of Consequences & Discussion – 7pm. Extreme weather, drought, food and water shortages, global conflict, refugee crises, failed states and terrorism. Wainwright House, Rye. 914.967.6080. Read more: Wainwright.org.

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

Energy Healing Circle – 7-9pm. With Anne Bentzen. Stress reduction, emotional and physical pain relief through deep relaxation. Discover natural healing solutions with Reiki. Max 18. $20. Golden Temple Yoga, 223 Katonah Ave, Katonah. Preregistration required: 914.588.4079.

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

THURSDAY, APRIL 27

New Moon Gathering – 7-8:30pm. Use the lunar cycle to realize  intentions. Guided meditations and ritual facilitated by astrologer Pamela Cucinell. BYO notebook. $20 WHN members. $25 nonmembers, Ixchel Center, Hartsdale Register: 917.796.6026.

Reiki Circle – 7-8:30pm. With Marianne Petitbon. Experience energy healing in a serene setting. Reiki newcomers/experienced practitioners of all levels welcome. $20. Sacred Spirit Yoga and Healing Arts Center, 343 Broadway, Dobbs Ferry. SacredSpiritYogaCenter.org.

SATURDAY, APRIL 29

18th Annual Native Plant Sale – 10am-1pm. Native plant specialists will be on hand throughout the sale to answer questions. Free admission. Westchester Community College in Valhalla. Info: NativePlantCenter.org or 914.606.7870.

A Slow Medicine Approach to Financial Abundance – 10:30am-4pm. Find support to break through blocking oneself and live a fulfilling, healthy and abundant life. $150 individuals. $225 couples. SunRaven, 501 Guard Hill Rd, Bedford. 914.218.3113. SlowMedicine.org.

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

Energy Healing and Stress Reduction – 2-3:30pm. With Penny Lavin from One Light Healing Touch School. Learn self-healing practices, release stress and develop innate healing abilities. Free. Mt Kisco Library, 100 E Main St. Register, Library: 914.864.0038. Info: OLHT1.com.

Numerology Can Empower Your Life – 4-6pm. With Julian Michael. Learn to understand self and others. Discover magic code of one’s life purpose. $44. The Center for Health and Healing, 4 Smith Ave, 2nd Flr, Mt Kisco. 914.236.4503. Register: StarvisionsCommunity.org.

SUNDAY, APRIL 30

Energy Healing and Stress Reduction – 2-3:30pm. With Penny Lavin from One Light Healing Touch School. Learn self-healing practices, release stress and more. Free. Desmond Fish Library, 472 Rte 403 Garrison. Register, Library: 845.424.3020. Info: OLHT1.com.

The Energetics of You – 2-5pm. With Kathy Fitzgerald. Participants explore, release energy and call back their energy. Grounding techniques. Know where personal energy field is at all times. Separate energy from others. $85. Mt Kisco. Center4Healing.net.

Ongoing Last Sundays of the Month – 4pm. Community acupuncture. Experience the beneficial effects of acupuncture in a group setting. $30. Hygeia Integrated Health LLC. 3505 Hill Blvd, Ste K, Yorktown Hts. Register: 914.352.6116.

Saturday, May 6

SPCA Dog Walk And Pet Fair – 10am-2pm. FDR State Park, Yorktown Heights. Info: Spca914.org.

Shamanic Reiki Level One Training – 10am – 5pm. May 6 & 7. Connect deeply with Earth & Sky with Melanie Ryan, at The Center for Health and Healing, Mt. Kisco. Info:  Center4Healing.net

SUNDAY, MAY 7

Recipes for Joy – 1-4pm. Explore new techniques for self-care: acupuncture, massage, tea blending, cranial sacral therapy and more. Katonah Yoga, 39 Main St, Bedford Hills. Info: 914.241.2661. Info@katonahyoga.com. KatonahYoga.com.

 

Earth Day 2017 Events

 

Poughkeepsie Two-day Earth Day Celebration

Friday, April 21, 4-8pm; and Saturday, April 22. City of Poughkeepsie community-wide celebration. children’s activities, live music, local food, free bicycle repair, volunteer sign-up opportunity, Clean-ups. Info: Facebook.com/PoughkeepsieEarthDay.

 

Green Ossining’s 47th Annual Earth Day Festival

Saturday, April 22 – 11am-4pm. This year’s theme is food sustainability, including such issues as food waste, cooking and food preservation, nutrition, edible gardens, backyard food and permaculture, and access to food. Activities and educational opportunities aligned with each area will be highlighted throughout the Festival.  Louis Engel Waterfront Park. Info: greenossining.org/earth-day-festival

 

Sheldrake Earth Day Celebration

Saturday, April 22 – 11am-3pm. A spring celebration featuring a reservoir clean up, live music, an orienteering challenge, nature education, a StoryWalk® with Larchmont author Todd Harrington, crafts and art exhibit, face painting, refreshments, raffle and more. Reservoir clean-up from 9-11am. Sheldrake Environmental Center; 685 Weaver Street in Larchmont. Info/tickets: sheldrakecenter.org

 

Earth Day COLOR FEST 2017

Sunday, April 23 – 9am-2pm. A charity run/walk and block party. Eileen Fisher Leadership Institute and Irvington’s iASK-CAB Coalition run, walk and rise for a healthier and more connected world. Scenic Hudson Park, 29 Bridge St. Irvington. Info: efli-life.org/color

 

Greenburgh Nature Center

Earth Day Celebration

Sunday, April 2312noon-4pm. A day of volunteer projects and workshops at the Greenburgh Nature Center to learn ways to care for the earth. 99 Dromore Rd, Scarsdale. Info: 914.723.3470; greenburghnaturecenter.org.

 

Croton Earth Day Celebration

April 29 – 10am-3pm. Live music, education, crafts, family activities, yoga, Blue Pig ice cream and much more. Vassallo Park, Croton-on-Hudson. Info: crotononhudson-ny.gov.

 

Westchester County Earth Day 2017

Saturday, May 13 – 10am-3pm. Features live entertainment for all ages, an exhibition of local green organizations, a small farmers’ market, raffles, and Earth Day Awards for sustainability/recycling initiatives presented by County Executive Rob Astorino. Kensico Dam Plaza.

 

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

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

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

UPCOMING EVENTS
Please call ahead to confirm event details.

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 1

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

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

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

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 2

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

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 4

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

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

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

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

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

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

SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 5

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

MONDAY, FEBRUARY 6

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

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

TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 7

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

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

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

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

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

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 8

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

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

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

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 9

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

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 10

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

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

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

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 11

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

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

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

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

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

SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 12

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

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

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

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

MONDAY, FEBRUARY 13

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

TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 14

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

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 15

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

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 16

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

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

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 17

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

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

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

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 18

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

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

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

SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 19

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

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

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

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

MONDAY, FEBRUARY 20

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

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 22

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

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

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 23

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

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

FRIDAY, FEBRAURY 24

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

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

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 25

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

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

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

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

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

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

SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 26

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

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

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

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

MONDAY, FEBRUARY 27

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

TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 28

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

SATURDAY, MARCH 4

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

Sunday, March 5

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

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

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

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

UPCOMING EVENTS
Please call ahead to confirm event details.

SUNDAY, JANUARY 1

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

WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 4

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

THURSDAY, JANUARY 5

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

Friday, January, 6

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

SATURDAY, JANUARY 7

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

SUNDAY, JANUARY 8

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

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

MONDAY, JANUARY 9

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

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

TUESDAY, JANUARY 10

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

WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 11

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

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

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

THURSDAY, JANUARY 12

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

FRIDAY, JANUARY 13

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

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

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

SATURDAY, JANUARY 14

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

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

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

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

SUNDAY, JANUARY 15

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

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

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

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

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

TUESDAY, JANAURY 17

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

WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 18

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

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

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

THURSDAY, JANUARY 19

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

FRIDAY, JANUARY 20

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

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

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

SATURDAY, JANUARY 21

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

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

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

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

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

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

SUNDAY, JANUARY 22

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

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

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

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

MONDAY, JANUARY 23

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

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

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

WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 25

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

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

THURSDAY JANUARY 26

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

FRIDAY, JANUARY 27

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

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

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

SATURDAY, JANUARY 28

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

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

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

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

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

SUNDAY, JANUARY 29

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

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

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

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

MONDAY, JANUARY 30

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

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 1

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

 

 

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

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

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

UPCOMING EVENTS
Please call ahead to confirm event details.

THURSDAY, DECEMBER 1

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

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 2

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

SATURDAY, DECEMBER 3

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

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

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

SUNDAY, DECEMBER 4

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

MONDAY, DECEMBER 5

Slow Medicine for Holiday Stress – 7-9pm. With Dr. Michael Finkelstein. Learn how stress affects the physical body and tools to maintain balance. Free. Quest Yoga Arts, 11 E Main St, Mt Kisco. Preregister: 914.241.9642. QuestYogaArts.com.

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

TUESDAY, DECEMBER 6

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

WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 7

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

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

THURSDAY, DECEMBER 8

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

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

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 9

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

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

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

SATURDAY, DECEMBER 10

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

SUNDAY, DECEMBER 11

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

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

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

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

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

MONDAY, DECEMBER 12

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

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

TUESDAY, DECEMBER 13

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

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 16

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

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

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

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

SATURDAY, DECEMBER 17

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

SUNDAY, DECEMBER 18

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

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

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

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

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

MONDAY, DECEMBER 19

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

WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 21

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

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

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 23

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

WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 28

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

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

SUNDAY, JANUARY 1

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

 

 

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

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

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

UPCOMING EVENTS
Please call ahead to confirm event details.

TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 1

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

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 2

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

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 3

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

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

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 4

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

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

SATURDAY, NOVEMER 5

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Sunday, November 6

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

MONDAY, NOVEMBER 7

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

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

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

TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 8

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

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

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

WEDNESDAY NOVEMBER 9

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

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 10

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

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

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

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 11

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

Mala & Merriment Making Workshop – 7-9pm. Inspiring workshop to learn to make a mala. Choose from a variety of gemstones and beads. Refreshments will be served. $50. Quest Yoga Arts, 11 E Main St, Mt Kisco. Register: 914.241.9642. QuestYogaArts.com.

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

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 12

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

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

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

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

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

SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 13

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

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

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

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

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

MONDAY, NOVEMBER 14

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

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

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 16

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

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 17

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

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

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 18

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

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

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

SATURDAY, NOVEMER 19

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

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

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

SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 20

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

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

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

MONDAY, NOVEMBER 21

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

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 25

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

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 26

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

SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 27

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

MONDAY, NOVEMBER 28

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

TUESDAY, NOVEMBR 29

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

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

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

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

WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 7

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

 

 

 

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