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

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

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UPCOMING EVENTS
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WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 1

Telling Your Story in the College Process – 6:30-7:45pm. Holistic admissions process discussion and answer session on how children can meet the college criteria. Somers Library.  Registration required: 914.232.5717. SomersLibrary.org.

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

THURSDAY, AUGUST 2

Kundalini Yoga & Gong Meditation – 10-11:30am and 7-8:30pm. With Pritam Bani Kaur. Use movement, sound current, breath and meditation to relax and heal mind and body. All levels. First class free. $20. Devotion Yoga, 2055 Albany Post Rd, Croton on Hudson. 914.930.7707. DailyDevotionYoga.com.

Summer Lecture Series on the Science Barge: Finding Home on the River – 7-830pm. With Chloe Wang. Embracing a Place Based Environmental Ethos Science Barge, 99 Dock St, Yonkers. Info: 914.513.7354. GroundWorkHV.org.

FRIDAY, AUGUST 3

Free Lecture: What is Ayurvedic Medicine and How Does It Compare with Western (Allopathic) Medicine? – 11am-1pm. With Dr. Somesh Kaushik, an Ayurvedic and Naturopathic physician. The Bronxville Library, 201 Pondfield Rd. 914.337.7680. BronxvilleLibrary.org.

The Human Body is Designed to Self-Heal – 7-8pm. Presented by Dr. Iankowitz. Free. Holmes Whaley Lake Civic Association, 239 Rte 292. Info: Pawling Library: 845.855.3444. PawlingLibrary.org.

SATURDAY, AUGUST 4

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

SUNDAY, AUGUST 5

Water Ceremony – 10-10:30am. We offer up our prayers with tobacco and song, sending them down to the ocean, for the healing of the waters, of Mother Earth and for all of our relations. Free. Poughkeepsie Boat Launch. 845.473.2206. DreamingGoddess.com.

Bye-Bye Butterflies – 1-2pm. For all ages. The nature center will be releasing the butterflies who have taught us so much through the summer. Free members. Nonmembers included in admission to Live Butterfly Exhibit. Greenburgh Nature Center, 99 Dromore Rd, Scarsdale. 914.723.3470. GreenburghNatureenter.org.

Crabbing Aboard the Science Barge – 2-4pm. Children ages 4-10. Hands-on workshop. Catch and measure the famous Blue Claw Crab with Science Barge Director Bob Walters. $5 suggested donation. The Science Barge, 99 Dock St, Yonkers. Info: GroundWorkHV.org.

Kundalini Yoga & Gong Meditation – 5-6:30pm. With Pritam Bani Kaur. Use movement, sound current, breath and meditation to relax and heal mind and body. All level. First class free. $20 drop-in. Devotion Yoga, 2055 Albany Post Rd, Croton on Hudson. 914.930.7707. DailyDevotionYoga.com.

MONDAY, AUGUST 6

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

TUESDAY, AUGUST 7

Kundalini Yoga & Gong Meditation – 10-11:30am and 7-8:30pm. With Pritam Bani Kaur. Use movement, sound current, breath and meditation to relax and heal mind and body. All levels. First class free. $20. Devotion Yoga, 2055 Albany Post Rd, Croton on Hudson. 914.930.7707. DailyDevotionYoga.com.

Qi Gong – Aug 7 and 21. 6:30-7:30pm. $10. Sacred Space Healing Arts, 436 Main St, Beacon. Register: 845.416.4598. EmpoweredByNature.net.

What is Ayurvedic Medicine? – 7-8pm. Presented by Dr. Somesh N. Kaushik. Free. Pawling Library, 11 Broad St, Pawling. 845.855.3444. PawlingLibrary.org.

Free Lecture: What is Ayurvedic Medicine and How Does It Compare with Western (Allopathic) Medicine? – 7-8pm. With Dr. Somesh Kaushik, an Ayurvedic and Naturopathic physician. The Pawling Library, 11 Broad St. 845.855.3444. PawlingLibrary.org.

THURSDAY, AUGUST 9

The Untold Story – The Birth of the Hudson River Environmental Movement – With Bob Walters. How Riverkeeper, The Clearwater and Scenic Hudson rallied together to defeat some of the most powerful corporations in America. $5 suggested donation. The Science Barge, 99 Dock St, Yonkers. Info: 914.375.2151. GroundWorkHV.org. For sponsorship opportunities and individual ticket purchases, contact Sara Brody:  914.375.2151.

Transition to College – Tips for Getting Ready – 6:30-7:45pm. Interactive presentation outlines what parents can expect now that their student is embarking on their college journey. Somers Library. Registration required: 914.232.5717. SomersLibrary.org.

FRIDAY, AUGUST 10

Alternatives to Violence Project – For those who want to become AVP conflict resolution workshop facilitators. $40 to $100, depending on income. For more info, visit AvpNy.org. Register: Fred Feucht 203.405.6103.

Qi Gong for Seniors – Aug 10, 17, 24, 31, Sept 7 and 14. 10am-Noon. $129 six-class series, cost includes materials fee. Dutchess Community College – South, 31 Marshall Rd, Bldg 4, Wappingers Falls.

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

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

SATURDAY, AUGUST 11

Reiki Training Level 1 – 10am-6pm.With Jody Raso. A gentle yet powerful system of energy-based healing and spiritual growth practices created by Mikao Usui in the early 1900’s. $275 nonmembers. Wainwright House, 260 Stuyvesant Ave, Rye. Info: 914.967.6080.

GNC Family Overnight Campout – 5:30pm-8:30am (August 12), Families who aren’t members can purchase a membership and then register. No prior camping experience is necessary but campers should bring a tent and sleeping bags. The Greenburgh Nature, 99 Dromore Rd. Scarsdale. Info: GreenburghNatureCenter.org or 914.723.3470.

SUNDAY, AUGUST 12

Guided Meditation – 11am. 45-min group session. $10. 18 person limit. The Source NY, 143 Boardman Rd, Bldg 3, Poughkeepsie. RSVP required: 845.214.0452. TheSource-NY.com.

Free Aura Soma Colour Therapy Discussion – Noon. 60 min-group session. There will be a drawing for one free colour reading. The Source NY, 143 Boardman Rd, Bldg 3, Poughkeepsie. 845.214.0452. TheSource-NY.com.

Jingles and Jangles – Rubik’s Cube – 2-4pm. With Trent. Children ages. Hands-on workshop. Suggested donation $5. The Science Barge, 99 Dock St, Yonkers. Info: GroundWorkHV.org.

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

TUESDAY, AUGUST 14

ABCs of Writing for Children – 11:30am-3pm, 8/14, 16, 21 & 23. For anyone who has ever wanted to be a children’s author. Four-session course with Karen Orloff and Della Ross Ferreri . $185. Merritt Bookstore, 57 Front St., Millbrook. Register with Karen: 845.234.0685.

Tea & Stones – 6:30-7:30pm. A 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, AUGUST 15

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

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

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

FRIDAY, AUGUST 17

Healing with the Angels Workshops – 6:30-8:30pm. With Robin C. Mueller. For those who want a deeper way to ease their emotional, physical or mental pain and discomfort. $35 at door. Whippoorwill Hall in Armonk Library. More info: SpiritInside.net.

Intention Group – 7-9pm. With Savannah. Learn to obtain more of what one desires. $10. Synchronicity, 1511 Rte 22, Brewster. RSVP: 845.363.1765. Info: SynchronicityNY.com.

Shamanic Journey Circle – 7-9pm. Through rhythmic drumming in guided meditation, we transcend our 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.

SATURDAY, AUGUST 18

Kundalini Yoga & Gong Meditation – 9:30-11am. With Pritam Bani Kaur. Use movement, sound current, breath and meditation to relax and heal mind and body. All levels. First class free. $20 drop-in. Devotion Yoga, 2055 Albany Post Rd, Croton on Hudson. 914.930.7707. DailyDevotionYoga.com.

SUNDAY, AUGUST 19

Interfaith Sundays at the Chapel at Croton Falls – 10:30am-Noon. Lessons from A Course in Miracles. Special Guests: Dr. Hans B. Hallundbaek and Judy Hill. All welcome. Refreshments follow. 609 Rte 22, Next to Schoolhouse Theater, Parking available across the street, Croton Falls. ChapelAtCrotonfalls.org.

Guided Meditation – 11am. 45-min group session. $10. 18 person limit. The Source NY, 143 Boardman Rd, Bldg 3, Poughkeepsie. RSVP required: 845.214.0452. TheSource-NY.com.

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

Free Aura Soma Colour Therapy Discussion – Noon. 60-min group session. There will be a drawing for one free colour reading. The Source NY, 143 Boardman Rd, Bldg 3, Poughkeepsie. 845.214.0452. TheSource-NY.com.

Open Wide – 1-2pm. For all ages. Learn all about snakes and lizards during a hands-on presentation. Stick around until the end and see snack-time for the snakes. $5 members. $8 nonmembers. Greenburgh Nature Center, 99 Dromore Rd, Scarsdale. Info: GreenburghNatureCenter.org or 914.723.3470.

Knots of Science and Lots of Science – 2-4pm. Children ages 4-10. Hands-on workshop. Suggested donation $5. The Science Barge, 99 Dock St, Yonkers. Info: GroundWorkHV.org.

MONDAY, AUGUST 20

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

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 22

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

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

Free Holistic Networking Event – 5-7pm. The Natural Life Business Partnership (NLBP) and Mariandale Center host for holistic entrepreneurs. The Mariandale Center, 299 North Highland Avenue, in Ossining. Register:TheNaturalLife.org.

FRIDAY, AUGUST 24

Kundalini Yoga & Gong Meditation – 10-11:30am. With Pritam Bani Kaur. Use movement, sound current, breath and meditation to relax and heal mind and body. All levels. First class free. $20 drop-in. Devotion Yoga, 2055 Albany Post Rd, Croton on Hudson. 914.930.7707. DailyDevotionYoga.com.

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

SUNDAY, AUGUST 26

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

Yoga: Gentle is the New Advanced – 1-4pm.With J. Brown. Gentle, therapeutic, breath-centered approach, to make the body strong and flexible in a way that also encourages useful patterns of thought and behavior. $85 nonmembers. Wainwright House, 260 Stuyvesant Ave, Rye. Info: 914.967.6080.

Oyster and Oyster Art – 2-4pm. Children ages 4-10. Hands-on workshop. Suggested donation $5. The Science Barge, 99 Dock St, Yonkers. Info: GroundWorkHV.org.

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

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 29

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

 

 

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

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UPCOMING EVENTS
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FRIDAY, JANUARY 1

First Day Celebration in conjunction with Town of Lewisboro – 11am. Easy hike in Ward Pound Ridge Reservation followed by a chili and cider lunch in Trailside Museum. There will also be a children’s activity. Info: LewisboroLandTrust.org.

New Year’s Fire Ceremony – 12pm. Help send intentions collected on the yule wreath to the universe. Event takes place at another location, must call for directions. Hands of Serenity Healing, Fishkill. 845.896.1915. HandsOfSerenityHealing.com.

SUNDAY, JANUARY 3

Shedding Your Skin, Shedding the Past – 1pm. Start the new year fresh and leave the burdens and cares of the past year behind in this active meditation. $15. Hands Of Serenity Healing, 1129 Main St., Fishkill. Register: 845.896.1915. HandsOfSerenityHealing.com.

MONDAY, JANUARY 4

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

TUESDAY, JANUARY 5

Reiki practitioner monthly share – 6:30-8pm. Replenish your reserves; must have at least Reiki I. Free; requested $10 donation toward Reiki scholarship program. DG Sanctuary, 2 Lagrange Ave., Poughkeepsie. 845.473.2206. DreamingGoddess.com.

WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 6

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

FRIDAY, JANUARY 8

Red Tent gathering – 6:30-7:30pm – Join us in this bimonthly gathering as we create magical, safe, loving and supportive space for women to gather and have open discussion. $10. DG Sanctuary, 2 Lagrange Ave., Poughkeepsie. 845.473.2206. DreamingGoddess.com.

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

SATURDAY, JANUARY 9

Buddha Body Yoga – 1:30-4:30pm. Explore yoga for bigger bodies with Michael Hayes. Students and teachers welcome. $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.

New Moon Circle – 7pm. Focus your goals and intentions while aligning with the natural cycles of the Sacred Hoop. In quiet meditation, we will dream into being the life we wish to create in the coming months.  Donation. Yonkers. Info and directions: 914.907.4485.

JourneyDance into the New Year – 7:30-9:30pm. Dance your intentions for the New Year by awakening your senses and shaking off what you no longer need. $35. Quest Yoga Arts, 11 E. Main St., Mt. Kisco. Register: QuestYogaArts.com or 914.241.9642.

SUNDAY, JANUARY 10

Nature in the New Year – 2pm. Join a naturalist to observe and learn about winter wildlife. Meet some special animal friends along the way! Free for members; nonmembers $8/person. Greenburgh Nature Center, 99 Dromore Rd. (off Central Park Ave.), Scarsdale. GreenburghNatureCenter.org. 914.723.3470.

Slow Medicine: Hope and Healing for Chronic Illness – 4:30-6pm. Presentation by Dr. Michael Finkelstein. Radiate Yoga, 19 Second Ave., Pelham. 914.218.31. SlowMedicine.org.

Quest Book Club – 6-7pm. Join us for a lively discussion of E-Squared: 9 Do-It-Yourself Experiments That Prove Your Thoughts Create Your Reality. Bring snacks to share. Free. Quest Yoga Arts, 11 E. Main St., Mt. Kisco. Please preregister: QuestYogaArts.com or 914.241.YOGA.

TUESDAY, JANUARY 12

Tea & Stones – 6:30-7:30pm. Enjoy this hour 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, JANUARY 13

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

THURSDAY, JANUARY 14

Money Magic & Miracles – 7:15pm. Free lecture with Susan DeRobertis. Discover what’s in the way of having money and clear it. Learn steps to create a path to abundance. Finger Lakes School of Massage, 272 N. Bedford Rd., Mt. Kisco. RSVP: 914.241.7363.

FRIDAY, JANUARY 15

Kundalini Yoga and Meditation – 9:30am. Raise consciousness through meditation, breathing techniques, mantras, postures, mudras and relaxation. All fitness levels welcome. $25 drop-in. 223 Katonah Ave., Katonah. 914.232.3473. GoldenTempleYoga.com.

An Evening of Kirtan with Gurunam Singh – 7-9pm. Check website for more information. 223 Katonah Ave., Katonah. Info: 914.232.3473. GoldenTempleYoga.com.

The Real Meaning of Meditation – 7-8:30pm. With Amy Pearce-Hayden, ERYT-500. Theory, technical components, practice. $35. 845.878.7800. InnerBalanceStudio.org.

Meet Your Spirit Guides and Loved Ones – 7:30pm. A hypnotic journey to higher realms to become acquainted with your guides and reconnect with loved ones. $15. Hands of Serenity Healing, 1129 Main St., Fishkill. 845.896.1915. HandsOfSerenityHealing.com.

SATURDAY, JANUARY 16

The Essentials: 10 Postures to Better Health – 10:30am-1:30pm. With Amy Pearce-Hayden, ERYT-500, international yoga therapist. $45. Inner Balance Studio, Patterson. Info: 845.878.7800. InnerBalanceStudio.org.

Reiki l & ll – Jan.16-17, 11am-6pm. Reiki training Levels l and ll. Levels may be taken separately or as a weekend class. Visit website for details. Hands of Serenity Healing, 1129 Main St., Fishkill. 845.896.1915. HandsOfSerenityHealing.com.

The Mirror and Its Reflection – 2-4:30pm. With Amy Pearce-HaydenERYT-500. Explore the concept of self-healing through finding reinforcement from outside sources that support deeper understanding and self-realization. $35. 845.878.7800. InnerBalanceStudio.org.

Monthly Shamanic Journey Class – 7-8:30pm. With Melanie Ryan, LCSW, and Karine Gordineer. Receive messages and guidance by connecting with your higher self as a spiritual tool for growth and healing. Bring a journal. $48. Mt. Kisco. TheCenterForHealthAndHealing.net.

SUNDAY, JANUARY 17

Passive Poses and Active Pranayama – 11:30am-2pm. With Amy Pearce-Hayden, ERYT-500. Accessing the Prana Vayus with a yin approach. $40. Inner Balance Studio, Patterson, NY. 845.878.7800.

Spirit Connection – 1-2:30pm. With Spiritual Medium Robin C. Muller. $30. 50% of Proceeds go to the Putnam Lake Fire Department. Register at: SpiritInside.net

Restorative Workshop with Karla Diamond – 5-7pm. All ages, levels. Gentle, classic supported postures and breath. All postures done on the floor. $25 preregistered; $30 day of. Quest Yoga Arts, 11-13 E. Main St., Mt. Kisco. Register: QuestYogaArts.com or 914.241.9642.

Yoga Teacher Enhancement – 6:30-8:30pm. With Amy Pearce-Hayden, ERYT-500, international yoga therapist. Refine your eye; look to the relationship between the muscular and structural bodies; explore modifications and hands-on adjustments. $40. Inner Balance Studio, Patterson. 845.878.7800.

MONDAY, JANUARY 18

Roland Comtois – 6pm. Internationally renowned medium and spirit guide delivers channeled messages for the soul, and the famous Purple Papers offer eternal love, hope and healing. $70. Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 236 S. Bedford Rd. Rt. 172, Mt. Kisco. Register online. StarVisionsCommunity.org. 914.236.4503.

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

TUESDAY, JANUARY 19

Holistic Moms meeting – 9:30-11am. N. Westchester/Lower Putnam HMN with guest speaker Laura Jensen, owner of Quest Yoga Arts, Katonah. Location: United Methodist Church, 5 Bedford Rd., Katonah. Info: Facebook.com/NWestLoPutHMN. To join: Membership.HolisticMoms.org.

Westchester Holistic Network Meeting – 8-10am. With speaker Pamela Cucinell: “Strategic Plan 2016 through the Tool of Astrology.” Open to all – first meeting free. Panera Bread. One North Broadway, White Plains. Info: WestchesterHolisticNetwork.org.

WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 20

Tarot Wisdom Gathering – 6:30-8pm. Bring your own Tarot deck if you have one. 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.

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

THURSDAY, JANUARY 21

Wisdom 2.0 Connect: Raising Wise Children in the Digital Age – 6:30-9pm. Moderated by Dr. Michael Finkelstein. The Impact Hub, 394 Broadway. 914.218.3113. SlowMedicine.org.

Raising “Beyond the Spectrum” Children – 7:30pm. Learn how the term indigo or crystal promotes an understanding of the unique needs of children diagnosed with ADHD. With Shira Adler. Rye Free Reading Room, 1061 Boston Post Rd., Rye. Info: HolisticMoms.org

FRIDAY, JANUARY 22

Bellydance Performance and Party! – 7-8:30pm. Come for a sexy performance by instructor Gina Bergamini and then stay for refreshments and a class to learn some moves yourself. $20. Quest Yoga Arts, 11 E. Main St., Mt. Kisco. Register: QuestYogaArts.com or 914.241.9642.

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

Crystal Healing – 7:30pm. Explore the healing power of crystals through discussion and meditation. Fee includes a pouch of crystals to take home. $35. Hands of Serenity Healing, 1129 Main St., Fishkill. Register: 845.895.1915. HandsOfSerenityHealing.com.

SATURDAY, JANUARY 23

Guided Vision Play – Noon-1pm, 1-2pm, 2-3pm. Learn through play and exploration with Dr. Samantha Slotnick in Vision Therapy Space. Guided play supports math, organization, planning and problem-solving skills. Ages 5+. Reservations required. 495 Central Park Ave., Scarsdale. Tickets: DrSlotnick.com/GVP.

MELT Method with Joy Jacobson – 2-3:30pm. Perfect after the holidays! Learn this simple self-treatment method that helps eliminate chronic pain, improves performance and decreases stress. $30 preregistered; $35 day of. Quest Yoga Arts, 11 E. Main St., Mt. Kisco. QuestYogaArts.com. 914.241.9642.

Women’s Full Moon Circle – 7-8:30pm. A nondenominational monthly gathering for women. Come draw in the powerful energies of the full moon. Requested donation $10. DG Sanctuary. Info and directions: Dreaming Goddess at 845.473.2206 or DreamingGoddess.com.

Full Moon Drumming Circle – 7pm. Following the cycles of the moon is an excellent way to focus your goals and intentions while aligning with the natural cycles of the Sacred Hoop. Drum, meditate and honor Grandmother Moon. Donation. Yonkers. 914.907.4485.

SUNDAY, JANUARY 24

Inner Beauty Shop for Girls – 9am-noon ages 11-13 & 1-4pm ages 14-17. Empowering girls to value who they are internally over their external appearance. $50. Preregistration required. Quest Yoga Arts, 11 E. Main St., Mt. Kisco. QuestYogaArts.com. 914.241.9642.

Restorative Yoga Workshop – Noon-2pm. With Reyna Gonzalez, RYT. Gently restore, relax, release and rejuvenate using bolsters, blocks, blankets and eye pillows. The Temperance Center, 453 White Plains Rd. Ste. 203, Eastchester. $45. Space limited. Must reserve spot. 914.793.2600. TheTemperanceCenter.com.

MONDAY, JANUARY 25

Men’s Group at SunRaven open house – 7-9pm. Free. 501 Guard Hill Rd., Bedford. 914.218.3113. SlowMedicine.org.

TUESDAY, JANUARY 26

Couples Program at SunRaven open house – 7-9pm. Free. 501 Guard Hill Rd., Bedford. 914.218.3113. SlowMedicine.org.

WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 27

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

SATURDAY, JANUARY 30

Winter Wildlife program at GNC – 2pm. A naturalist introduces some of the Greenburgh Nature Center animals with a focus on winter survival techniques. Ages 5 and over. Nonmembers $8/person. 99 Dromore Rd. (off Central Park Ave.), Scarsdale. GreenburghNatureCenter.org. 914.723.3470.

Community Wellness Day – 9am-4pm. A partnership of Quest Yoga and the Center for Health and Healing in Mt. Kisco. Free day of educational classes: yoga, meditation, herbalism, homeopathy, chronic pain therapy, childbirth education, stress management. Must preregister. QuestYogaArts.com. 914.241.YOGA.

 

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

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UPCOMING EVENTS
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TUESDAY, DECEMBER 1

Enjoy Herbs All Year Round – 6-7pm. Join Master Food Preservers from the Cornell Cooperative Extension to learn how to dry, freeze and use herbs infusions. Kent Public Library, 17 Sybil’s Crossing, Kent Lakes. Registration required: kentlibrary.org or 845.225.8585.

Reiki Practitioner Monthly Share – 6:30-8pm. Replenish one’s reserves; must have at least Reiki I. Free, requested $10 donation towards Reiki Scholarship Program. DG Sanctuary, 2 Lagrange Ave, Poughkeepsie. 845.473.2206. DreamingGoddess.com.

WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 2

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

Reiki Circle – 7pm. Monthly Reiki share. Open to all Level I and higher. Requested donation $10. Hands Of Serenity Healing, 1129 Main St, Fishkill. Register: 845.896.1915. HandsOfSerenityHealing.com.

Author Series: Love is a Secret: The Mystic Quest for Divine Love – 7-8:30pm. With Dr. Andrew Vidich. All profits will go to SOS, a not-for-profit charitable organization. Lecture and book signing. $15 includes book. 914.967.6080. Wainwright.org.

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

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 4

Reiki Master Practitioner and Reiki Master Teacher – Dec 4-6. Take personal Reiki practice to next level. Must be Reiki II for 6-12 months. Hands of Serenity Healing, 1129 Main St, Fishkill. 845.896.1915. Details: HandsOfSerenityHealing.com.

Learn Healing Techniques Workshop – 6:30-8:30pm. With Healer and Author Brett Bevell. Brett will also be bringing his new book. $ 45. Synchronicity, 1511 Rte 22 Brewster. RSVP: 845.363.1765. Info: SynchronicityNY.com.

Neuromovement For A Vibrant Life – 7-9pm. Experience the freedom in the body of new possibilities through cutting-edge of neuroscience and the mind-body connection — no more aches and pains. Free. Info/register: eileenfisherlearninglab.com.

SATURDAY, DECEMBER 5

Opening the Heart Retreat – Full-day retreat includes Sufi and Zen meditations, yoga, dance, chakra healing treatments and a vegetarian breakfast and lunch. Ganesha Spa in Peekskill. Register/Info: 914.906.7238. GaneshaSpa.com

Neuromovement for a Vibrant Life: 1-Day Workshop – 9am-5pm. With Anat Baniel. Experience remarkable capacity of the brain and body. Discover Nine Essentials keys to wake up and rewire brain and more. Transform life for the better. $195. Info/register: EileenFisherLearningLab.com/a-vibrant-life.

A Dickens of Weekend – 10am-4pm. A festive and fun holiday celebration for the entire family. Holiday shop, cooking demo, children crafts and free holiday entertainment. 914.967.6080. Wainwright.org.

Kids’ Bluebird House Building Workshop – 10:30am-12:30pm. New Lewisboro Library with naturalist Jim Nordgren, who will teach about bluebirds and their habits. $25 includes materials. Co-sponsored with Town of Lewisboro. Info: LewisboroLandTrust.org.

SUNDAY, DECEMBER 6

Priesthood Class and Ordination for Interfaith Ministry – 1-4:30pm. Rev. Dan Chesbro teaches Melchizedek history, priesthood requirements and gives attunement in the Ordination of Melchizedek $250 with certification. Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 236 So. Bedford Rd., Mt. Kisco. 914.236.4503. Register: starvisionscommuity.org.

Winter Solstice Equinox – 2-4:30pm. Meditation, yoga, singing and candle lighting. Suggested donation $20, half proceeds to charity. The Temperance Center, 453 White Plains Rd, Ste 201/203 Eastchester. 914.793.2600.

One Light Healing Touch Meditation – 2:30-4pm. Learn or deepen meditation, experience self-healing practices and receive energy healing from Penny Lavin, instructor/practitioner. $15 with preregistration. $20 without. Space limited, register early. Lagrangeville. Penny: 845.878.5165. OLHT1.com.

MONDAY, DECEMBER 7

Annual Holiday Party Osteoporosis Awareness Group – 7-9pm. Using the Alexander Technique for Osteoporosis with speaker Karla Diamond. Celebrate the holidays by joining in the festivities. Bring a calcium rich dessert. Free. Burke Rehabilitation Hospital, White Plains. Info: 914.260.9339.

Sound Journey with Gongs & Himalayan Bowls – 7-9 pm. Enter a journey through the resonance of multiple gongs, bells and singing bowls. $45. 223 Katonah Ave, Katonah. Info: 914.232.3473. GoldenTempleYoga.com.

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

TUESDAY, DECEMBER 8

Transcendental Meditation Free Introductory Talk – 6pm. Free event. 2 Overhill Rd Suite 400 Scarsdale. Reservations required: Please contact 828.719.6595. TM.org/WestchesterCounty.

Tea & Stones – 6:30-7:30pm. Lecture to connect and learn about gems, stones and their incredible properties. Free. Dreaming Goddess, 44 Raymond Ave, Poughkeepsie. 845.473.2206. DreamingGoddess.com.

THURSDAY, DECEMBER 10

Harmonic Restoration Drum Workshop – 7pm. Sacred rhythmic space for the intent of healing, self-empowerment and joy. For amateurs and experienced drummers. Hosted by Jeanne Ricks. Bring a Hand Drum. $5-$15 suggested donation. Susan Marlowe Fitness, 80 Maple St, Scarsdale. 914.472.3335.

Slow Medicine Talk – 7:15-9pm. With Dr. Michael Finkelstein. A quick fix for health, it turns out, is not a quick fix at all; Dr. Finkelstein connects the dots between one’s health and one’s life. Free. Finger Lakes School of Massage, 272 N Bedford Rd, Mt Kisco. RSVP: 914.241.7363 x12.

Beauty and the Beast – 7:30pm. With Jane Sanders. Presentation based on a mission to change how the beauty industry operates in the name of consumer health and safety. Free. Rye Free Reading Room, 1061 Boston Post Rd, Rye. 914.967.0480. HolisticMoms.org.

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 11

New Moon Manifestation – 6:30-8pm. Together manifest one’s hearts desires with the creative energies of the new moon. Newcomers $10. DG Sanctuary. 2 Lagrange Ave, Poughkeepsie. 845.473.2206. DreamingGoddess.com.

Spirit Connection – 6:30-8pm – With Robin C. Mueller, spiritual medium. Group gathering with Robin sharing her gift of contact with the other side. $35. Katonah Village Library, 26 Bedford Rd. Katonah. To register call: 914.730.0155.

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

Conscious Loving Ever After: Create and Sustain the Relationship of Your Dreams – 7-9pm. With author Katie Hendricks. A fascinating look into healthy relationships and her new book. For singles, couples, professionals and all interested. Free. Info/register: EileenFisherLearningLab.com/conscious-loving.

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, DECEMBER 12

Conscious Loving Ever After: 1-Day WorkshopCreate and Sustain Relationship of your Dreams – 9am-5pm. Inspired by subtitle of Gay and Katie Hendricks’ new book, How to Create Thriving Relationships at Midlife and Beyond. Improve relationship skills. $195. Info/register: EileenFisherLearningLab.com/conscious-loving.

Kundalini Yoga and Meditation – 9am. Raise consciousness through meditation, breathing techniques, mantras, postures, mudras, and relaxation. All fitness levels welcome. $25, drop-in. 223 Katonah Ave, Katonah. Info: 914.232.3473. GoldenTempleYoga.com.

The Principles of Backbending – 1:30-4:30pm. Learn yoga tune-up therapy ball massage techniques with Freddie Wyndham and Darcy Bowman. $35 members. $45 nonmembers advance. The Yoga Studio, Club Fit, 584 N State Rd, Briarcliff Manor. Info: 914.582.7816. YTAYoga.com.

The Nia Technique: Sensing Your Body’s Way for a Healthy Spine – 2-3:30pm. With Cory Ethridge. Utilize energy styles from martial, dance and healing arts to soul-stirring music. $30/$33. 914.967.6080. Wainwright.org.

Tuesday, DECEMBER 15

Strategic Planning 2016: Use the Tool of Astrology – Attendees get an overview of 2016 plus receive specific insight through their individual birth horoscopes. $30. W@tercooler, Tarrytown Pre-registration required: 917.796.6026. Westchester Holistic Network Evening Holiday Event – Open to all – first meeting free. White Plains. Restaurant TBA, will be on website: WestchesterHolisticNetwork.org.

WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 16

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

Tarot Wisdom Gathering – 6:30-8pm. BYO Tarot deck. 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.

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 18

Holiday Shop and Sip – 5-10pm. Relaxing evening of shopping, snacks and secret discounts and specials. Hands of Serenity Healing, 1129 Main St, Fishkill. Info/Register: 845.895.1915. HandsOfSerenityHealing.com.

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

MONDAY, DECEMBER 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.

TUESDAY, December 22

Winter Solstice Prayer Marathon – The World Peace Prayer Society is hosting a 24-hour Internet prayer marathon. For more info: infinitelove.d-j.jp/peaceceremony and WorldPeace.org.

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 25

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, JANUARY 1

First Day Celebration in conjunction with Town of Lewisboro – 11am. Easy hike in Ward Pound Ridge Reservation followed by a chili and cider lunch in Trailside Museum. There will also be a children’s activity. Info: LewisboroLandTrust.org.

New Year’s Fire Ceremony – 12pm. Help send intentions collected on the yule wreath to the universe. Event takes place at another location, must call for directions. Hands of Serenity Healing, Fishkill. 845.896.1915. HandsOfSerenityHealing.com.

 

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

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UPCOMING EVENTS

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FRIDAY, MAY 1

The Healer’s Lounge – 10-11:30am. Free networking event for holistic practitioners. 30-45 min presentation followed by networking. Bring marketing materials. The Center for Health and Healing at Quest Yoga 11 E Main St, Mt Kisco. TheCenterForHealthAndHealing.net.

Angel Communication Workshop – 6:30- 8:30pm. With Kathryn Hudson. $35/pp. Synchronicity, 1511 Rte 22, Brewster. Register/info: 845.363.1765. SynchronicityNY.com.

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

SATURDAY, MAY 2

Hudson Valley Garden Fair – 10am-3pm. Plant and garden vendors, demos by area experts and hear Matthew Benson, author of Growing Beautiful Food. $12 admission. Children 15 and under free. Montgomery Place Historic Estate, 25 Gardener Way, Red Hook.

US Spiritist Symposium – 10am-7pm. Event will feature national and international speakers, presentations and workshops on a variety of topics, including art through mediumship and spirit communications. Marriott Hotel and Spa, 243 Tresser Blvd., Stamford, CT. Info: SpiritualityNow.net

Spring Celebration and Vegetable & Herb Sale – 11am-3pm. Displays, live music, food, kids activities, farm animals and more. Free. Stony Kill Foundation, main entrance by stone pillars, 79 Farmstead Ln, Wappingers Falls. Info: 845.309.4949. Stonykill.org.

Henna Tattoo & Tarot Reading Play Day – 12-5pm. With Marlene Ratliff and Angela Pizzarello. Celebrate life, love or Mom. TheCenterForHealthAndHealing.net. 153 E Main St, 2nd Flr, Mt Kisco. Reservations: 914.260.1696.

Family Yoga – 1-2pm. For parents and children of all ages. Asanas, exploring partner poses and partnered breathing exercises. $25 for two, $5 each additional participant. Quest Yoga Arts 11-13 E Main St, Mt Kisco. Register: 914.241.9642. QuestYogaArts.com.

Open Mic Night at Recologie – 8pm. All songwriters, singers, performers, instrumentalists are invited. Bring friends and share talent. Two drink minimum. 49 Lawton St, New Rochelle. Recologie 914.238.9350. Recologie.com.

Sunday, May 3

Mystic and Author Theresa Joseph Offers Channeled Healing Circle and Talk on 21st Century Mysticism – 1-3pm. Excerpts from: Everyday Mystic: Finding the Extraordinary in the Ordinary. Co-lead with Linda Fallo-Mitchell. 236 So. Bedford Rd., Rt. 172, Mt. Kisco. $20 Advance Registration required: 914.236.4503.

TUESDAY, MAY 5

Writers on the Sound Meet-up – 7pm. Will write to a prompt and offer supportive critique of projects. Get help meeting writing goals, building skills and confidence. $10 minimum. Recologie, 49 Lawton St, New Rochelle. 914.238.9350. Recologie.com.

The Artists Way – 7-8:30pm Workshop covers Chapters 7-12. Bring copy of The Artists Way Workbook by Julia Cameron to each session. Six-week series $125/$138. Wainwright House, 260 Stuyvesant Ave, Rye. Info: 914.967.6080. Wainwright.org.

WEDNESDAY, MAY 6

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

Four-Week Qigong Workshop – May 6-27. 12:15-1:15pm. With Rob McMahon. Develop personal practice promoting optimal health and wellness. Any age or fitness level. No experience necessary. $22/class. Quest Yoga Arts 11-13 E Main St, Mt Kisco. Register: 914.241.9642. QuestYogaArts.com.

Reiki Circle – 7pm. Open to all attuned to Reiki level I or higher. Opportunity to both share and receive the healing energy of Reiki. Requested donation $10. Hands of Serenity Healing, 1129 Main St, Fishkill. Register: 845.896.1915. HandsOfSerenityHealing.com.

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

Klezmer Music Series – 7:30pm. Eastern European Jewish instrumental music, contemporary musicians, Jewish and non-Jewish, use Klezmer genre as jumping off point to create new works. $15 cover. Two drink minimum. Recologie, 49 Lawton St, New Rochelle. 914.278.9350. Recologie.com.

THURSDAY, MAY 7

Caregiver Reiki – May 7-June 11. 6:30pm. Reiki I and II class. Exploration chakra by chakra, of multiple ailments, conditions and more. $350 includes manual, handbook of Dr. Mikao Usui and pendulum. Hands of Serenity Healing, 1129 Main St, Fishkill. Register: 845.896.1915. HandsOfSerenityHealing.com.

First Thursdays Heart Listening – 7-8:30pm. With Diane Ingram. Guided meditation and discussion cultivating an awareness of a deeper place to operate from the heart. $15. Inner Balance Studio, Patterson. InnerBalanceStudio.org.

FRIDAY, MAY 8

Mediumship Circle – 6:30-8:30pm. With Carla Blaha. $35/pp. Synchronicity, 1511 Rte 22, Brewster. Register/info: 845.363.1765. SynchronicityNY.com.

Power Flow Jam Workshop Levels 2-3 – 7-9pm. With Liz Schulman. Vinyasa class sequenced to bring poses deeper and deeper designed to make a person sweat. $35. Preregistration required. o2living, Yellow Monkey Village, Cross River. 914.763.6320. o2Living.com.

SATURDAY, MAY 9

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

Intro to NIA – 2-3pm. With Cory Etheridge. Gentle, expressive body-mind-spirit movement program that blends aspects of martial arts, dance arts and healing. Barefoot or wear dance sneakers. $10. Quest Yoga Arts 11-13 E Main St, Mt Kisco. Register: 914.241.9642. QuestYogaArts.com.

Medicine Wheel Teachings: An Education in Native American Ways Workshop 1 – 3:30-5:30pm. Who is Communicating to Earth Mother? Taught by Evan Pritchard, Professor of Native American Studies. $35/$40. Wainwright House, 260 Stuyvesant Ave, Rye. Info: 914.967.6080. Wainwright.org.

Medicine Wheel Teachings: An Education in Native American Ways Workshop 1 – 6-8pm.Who is Communicating To Earth Mother? Taught by Evan Pritchard, Professor of Native American Studies. $35/$40. Wainwright House, 260 Stuyvesant Ave, Rye. Info: 914.967.6080. Wainwright.org.

Overtime – 8pm. Great blend of musicians who will rock the roof. Produced by Frank Goya and Standby Gypsy. $15 cover includes light appetizers. Dinner, wine and beer available. Recologie, 49 Lawton St, New Rochelle. 914.238.9350. Recologie.com.

SUNDAY, MAY 10

Composting Demonstration – 9am-2pm. Hosted by Croton-on-Hudson’s Down to Earth Farmers Market in collaboration with Cornell Cooperative Extension of Westchester County and the Croton Recreation Department. Municipal Lot, off of Municipal Pl and Rte 9 exit. Info: 914.923.4837.

Hastings Flea – 10am-4 pm. A special Mother’s Day Hastings Flea, family-friendly, live entertainment, overlooking the Hudson River. Curated, local vendors sell unique, authentic, and handmade items. Located at the Metro North Train station parking lot by the Hudson River. Info: hastingsflea.com. 646.709.4308.

Mom & Me Retreat – 11-12:30pm. With Monique Michaels. Relax, stretch, breathe, move and make new connections and discoveries. $40 for two. Quest Yoga Arts 11-13 E Main St, Mt Kisco. 914.241.9642. Preregister: QuestYogaArts.com.

MONDAY, MAY 11

Monthly Singing Circle – Group singing, toning and vibrational healing in a safe and sacred space. $20 donation. The Rivertown Center for Yoga & Health 343 Broadway, Dobbs Ferry. Info, Beth Bierko: 914.384.9983. Register: RivertownYoga.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, MAY 12

For the Love of Words Open Mic – 7pm. Bring poetry, prose and enthusiasm. Recologie, 49 Lawton St, New Rochelle. 914.238.9350. Recologie.com.

Meditation – 7-8pm. Guided meditation, great for both beginners and those with a meditation practice. By donation. The Rivertown Center for Yoga & Health 343 Broadway, Dobbs Ferry. Info, Beth Bierko: 914.384.9983. Register: RivertownYoga.com.

Lecture and Book Signing: Live and Let Live: How Multidimensional Collaboration Heals Ecosystems – 7-8:30pm. With Dr. Jim Conroy and Ms. Basia Alexander. $25/$28, price includes book. Wainwright House, 260 Stuyvesant Ave, Rye. Info: 914.967.6080; Wainwright.org.

WEDNESDAY, MAY 13

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

THURSDAY, MAY 14

Holistic Moms Network—Homeopathy: Measles and Vaccinations – 7:30pm. Homeopath Manna Semby answers questions about measles, vaccinations, homeoprophylaxis, a vaccine alternative and how homeopathy aids general health. Hosted by Holistic Moms Network. Rye Free Reading Room, 1061 Boston Post Rd, Rye.

Creating a More Fulfilling, Joyful, Abundant Life – 6:30-8pm. With Wendy Reinike, Law of Attraction Certified Coach. Learn to create the life desired. Includes group guided meditation. $25. Center for a Healthy You, 1984 New Hackensack Rd., Poughkeepsie. Pre-registration by May 12. 914.475.0741.

FRIDAY, MAY 15

Dinner and A Doc – 7pm. Cowspiracy. May be the most important film made to inspire saving the planet. Dinner a la carte, minimum $20. $5 viewing fee. Recologie, 49 Lawton St, New Rochelle. 914.238.9350. Recologie.com.

Reiki Circle – 7-8:30pm. With Jackie Muller, LCSW, Reiki Teacher. $15. Inner Balance Studio, 1072 Route 311, Patterson. InnerBalanceStudio.org.

Archangel Healing Workshop – 7-9pm. With Shaman Elka Boren. $35pp. Synchronicity, 1511 Rte 22, Brewster. Register/info: 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, MAY 16

Free Community Yoga Classes – 8:30am-3:30pm. Day of free classes taught by new teacher trainees. One-hour, level 1 classes throughout the day. Refreshments and snacks. Quest Yoga Arts, 11-13 East Main St, Mt Kisco. Info: 914.241.9642. QuestYogaArts.com.

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

10 Best-Kept Secrets to Stop Seasonal Allergies Workshop – 3pm. With Dr. Jodi Kennedy of Integrity Chiropractic. Learn essential stretches, powerful sinus acupressure points, key nutritional tips, homemade house and hair cleaners and more. Free. Gorman Professional Park, 7 Miller Rd. Mahopac. RSVP: 845.628.7233.

Odane Whilby with Grace & Tony – 9pm. Rock, Soul, Bluegrass and Punk. All in one grand evening. $10 cover. 2 drink minimum. Recologie, 49 Lawton St, New Rochelle. 914.238.9350. Recologie.com.

SUNDAY, MAY 17

Reiki I Workshop – 9:30am-4pm. With Ginny Mackles, Reiki Teacher. Be attuned and certified to the first level of Reiki. No experience needed or attend for refresher class. Chappaqua. Info: 952.426.3525. GinnyMackles.com.

Third Sunday Community Yoga – 12-1:15pm. With Mark Terza, LMT, RYT. Admission by donation of personal care products for Pawling Community Resource Center. Inner Balance Studio, Patterson. InnerBalanceStudio.org.

Introduction to Crystal Healing – 1pm. Healing lore of crystals, chakra relations for each, healing and magical uses, adding crystals to energy work and meditation. $35 includes crystal starter kit. Hands of Serenity Healing, 1129 Main St, Fishkill. Register: 845.896.1915. HandsOfSerenityHealing.com.

Workings Of The Sacred Soul – 1-3:30pm. Embrace the sacred soul within and expand the highest parts of the mental and emotional selves. Awakening of the sacred soul within given via a spiritual attunement. $50/$55. Info: 914.967.6080. Wainwright.org.

Reiki 2 Attunment and Training – 1-6pm. Receive attunements and learn Reiki symbols, techniques and more. $250. Prerequisite: Proof of Reiki I. The Rivertown Center for Yoga & Health 343 Broadway, Dobbs Ferry. Info, Beth Bierko: 914.384.9983. Register: RivertownYoga.com.

Wali Ali Sunday Jazz Workshop – 2-4pm. Brunch and a great musical experience the third Sunday of every month. Recologie, 49 Lawton St, New Rochelle. 914.238.9350. Recologie.com.

LILA, the Divine Play of Life – 2-5pm. With Jurian Hughes, Kripalu Teacher Trainer. Discover freedom and power of embracing the spontaneous, unpredictable LILA Spirit through yoga, movement and sound. $85. Register/info: 914.260.1696. TheCenterForHealthAndHealing.net.

Messages from Spirit – 2:30-4:30pm. Find comfort and closure with medium Joan Carra with messages from spirit. $55 small group. Wainwright House 260 Stuyvesant Ave, Rye. 203.531.6387. Info: PsychicJoanCarra.com.

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

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

MONDAY, MAY 18

10 Best-Kept Secrets to Stop Seasonal Allergies Workshop – 12noon. With Dr. Jodi Kennedy of Integrity Chiropractic. Learn essential stretches, powerful sinus acupressure points, key nutritional tips, homemade house and hair cleaners and more. Free. Gorman Professional Park, 7 Miller Rd. Mahopac. RSVP: 845.628.7233.

Weight Management Support Group – 5:45-6:45pm. Led by a registered dietitian. Free. ShopRite of New Rochelle, 8 Joyce Rd, New Rochelle. RSVP required. Info: Greta Breskin: 845.475.4940. Shoprite.com/dietitian.

TUESDAY, MAY 19

Evening Satsang – 7-8:45pm. With Prem Sadasivananda Meditation, chanting and dharma talk on self-effort and grace. $20 donation. The Rivertown Center for Yoga & Health 343 Broadway, Dobbs Ferry. Info, Beth Bierko: 914.384.9983. Register: RivertownYoga.com.

WEDNESDAY, MAY 20

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

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

THURSDAY, MAY 21

Essential Oil Night at Recologie – 7pm. With Dr. Zia Nix. Enhance women’s health, sensuality and sex life using essential oils. Learn how to utilize doTERRA CPTG oils. $15. Recologie, 49 Lawton St, New Rochelle. 914.238.9350. Recologie.com.

FRIDAY, MAY 22

Mayfest – May 22-24. New, family-friendly three day festival celebrating music, art and yoga. Camping available. Surprise Lake Camp, Cold Spring. Tickets/info: MayfestNY.com.

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

The Girl Behind Sarcasm – 9pm. With Tinica Rose. Original songs describing the internal conflicts of being a woman, in reality, while taking chances and ultimately finding one’s voice. $10 cover. Two drink minimum. Recologie, 49 Lawton St, New Rochelle. 914.238.9350. Recologie.com.

SUNDAY, MAY 24

Chakra Flow-n-Let it Go Yoga – 11am-12:15pm. With Antonia Noonan, RYT 500. Open level using bija manta, vinyasa flow and restorative. $15. The Temperance Center, 453 White Plains Rd, Ste 203, Eastchester, 914.793.2600. TheTemperanceCenter.com.

Silent Sunday offers Slapstick Shenanigans – 1pm. Film Screening of Mabel’s Dressing Room sponsored by the New Rochelle Council on the Arts. Brunch and buffoonery while chuckling with classic clowns $25. Recologie, 49 Lawton St, New Rochelle. 914.238.9350. Recologie.com.

The Witch’s’ Stitch Ministry – 6pm. Tea and companionship while creating healing shawls for local nursing homes and hospitals. Experienced and novice yarn workers welcome. Hands of Serenity Healing, 1129 Main St, Fishkill. Register/supply list: 845.896.1915. HandsOfSerenityHealing.com.

MONDAY, MAY 25

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

TUESDAY, MAY 26

Let Your Yoga Dance – 7-8:15pm. Joyful, musical practice combining chakra dance and yoga. $20 donation. The Rivertown Center for Yoga & Health 343 Broadway, Dobbs Ferry. Info, Beth Bierko: 914.384.9983. Register: RivertownYoga.com.

Wednesday, May 27

StarVisions Healing Circle –7pm. Connecting wisdom and energy principles to life. Experience deep energy healing in group setting with Anne Bentzen, Reiki Master. $25, student rate: $15 Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 236 So. Bedford Rd, Mt. Kisco. Pre-register: 914.588.4079.

FRIDAY, MAY 29

Newlife Expo-Health & Wellness-NYC – May 29-31. Dr. Robert Young, Dr. Howard Robins, Sean Morton, Kat James, 100 other exhibitors and speakers. Panels: Nutrition, Raw Food, Vibrational Healing, Sexual healing. Hotel Pennsylvania, 33rd and 7th, New York City. Info: 516.897.0900. NewLifeExpo.com.

Learn Healing Techniques Workshop – 6:30-8:30pm. With healer and author Brett Bevell. $35/pp. Synchronicity, 1511 Rte 22 Brewster. Register/info: 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, MAY 30

Death Café Dutchess – 10am-12pm. Open conversation in a casual, confidential and safe space to explore, reflect, learn and build community through simple and profound conversations. Free refreshments. Starr Library Community Room. Rhinebeck. DeathCafe.com.

Master Reiki Class – May 30-31. 10am-5pm. With Reiki Master Marcus Feighery. $675/pp for both classes. Synchronicity, 1511 Rte 22, Brewster. Register/info: 845.363.1765. SynchronicityNY.com.

Nicole Alifante at the Mic – 7:30pm. Nicole is stepping back into the limelight with new songs and an amazingly great sound. $10 cover. Two Drink minimum. Recologie, 49 Lawton St, New Rochelle. 914.238.9350. Recologie.com.

Mamas in Motion – 7:30-8:30pm. With Jolyn Arisman. Release creativity and be renewed. Warm up and cool down with gentle yoga, dance and more. $30. Quest Yoga Arts 11-13 E Main St, Mt Kisco. Register: 914.241.9642. QuestYogaArts.com.

Friday, June 5

Kundalini Yoga Teacher Training – Level One Certification. 220 hour course. Become an instructor and learn fundamental principles and practices of Kundalini Yoga.Golden Temple Yoga, 223 Katonah Ave, Katonah. Info: 914.232.3473; GoldenTempleYoga.com.

Sunday, June 7

Croton’s Summerfest! – 1:30-5:30pm. Physical Therapy Consultations, Craniosacral, Lymphatic, Massages, Integrated Energy, Reiki,Yoga, MELT, and others. Free. Holistic Physical Therapy at Acker House.139 Grand St, Croton on Hudson. Info: HolisticPhysicalTherapyNY.com; 914.217.7919.

 

 

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

Cover-Feb15-medFor additional event listings, updates and changes, visit our online calendar.

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

UPCOMING EVENTS

Please call ahead to confirm event details.

SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 1

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

MONDAY, FEBRUARY 2

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

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

TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 3

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

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

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

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 4

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

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

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 5

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

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

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

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

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 7

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

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

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

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

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

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

SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 8

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

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

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

MONDAY, FEBRUARY 9

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

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

TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 10

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

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

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

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 11

Adult Guided Channeling/Meditation Group – 9:30-10:30am. With Merrill Black, LCSW/Reiki Master. Unique theme, meditation, group discussion. The Temperance Center, 453 White Plains Rd, Ste 203, Eastchester. $15. 914.793.2600 TheTemperanceCenter.com.

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

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

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

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 12

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

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

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 13

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

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

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

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

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 14

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

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

SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 15

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

MONDAY, FEBRUARY 16

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

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

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

TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 17

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

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

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

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

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

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 20

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

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

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

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 21

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

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

SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 22

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

TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 24

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

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

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

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

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

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 25

Adult Guided Channeling/Meditation Group – 9:30-10:30am. With Merrill Black, LCSW/Reiki Master. Unique theme, meditation, group discussion. The Temperance Center, 453 White Plains Rd, Ste 203, Eastchester. $15.914.793.2600. TheTemperanceCenter.com.

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

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

THRUSDAY, FEBRUARY 26

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

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 27

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

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

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

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 28

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

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

Sunday, March 1

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

TUESDAY, March 3

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

Wednesday, March 4

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

 

 

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

Cover-Dec14-medFor additional event listings, updates and changes, visit our online calendar.

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

UPCOMING EVENTS

Please call ahead to confirm event details.

WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 3

Adult Guided Channeling/Meditation Group – 9:30-10:30am. With Merrill Black. Unique theme, meditation, group discussion. $15. The Temperance Center, 453 White Plains Rd, Ste 203, Eastchester. 914.793.2600. TheTemperanceCenter.com.

Intro to Yoga – 11am. With Julia Calabrese-Harrer. Learn breathing techniques that help bring the mind and body closer together and gentle poses in this introductory class. Free. Patterson Library, 1167 Rte. 311. Register: 845.878.6121 x10. PattersonLibrary.org.

Introduction to Mindfulness Meditation – Dec 3, 10, 17. 7-8:15pm. Learn proper meditation posture and techniques for developing mental strength, stability and clarity. Meditation and readings from Buddhist Teachings. $75 three-week series. $30/class. Mt Kisco. Info: 914.260.1696. TheCenterForHealthAndHealing.net.

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

Angel Guided Meditations & Healings – 7-9pm. With Kathryn Hudson. Synchronicity, 1511 Rte 22, Brewster. Register/info: 845.363.1765. SynchronicityNY.com.

Reiki Circle – 7:30pm. Begin the holiday season balanced and clear. Reiki circle is open to all with a Level l attunement or higher. Donation. Hands of Serenity Healing, 1129 Main St, Fishkill. 845.896.1915. HandsOfSerenityHealing.com.

THURSDAY, DECEMBER 4

Spirit Communication Night – 6:30pm. Medium Priscilla Keresey delivers messages from the beyond. Grange Hall, 128 Mill St, Putnam Valley

Admission $10. Info: APracticalPsychic.com.

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 5

Dickens’ of a Weekend at Wainwright House – 12/5-12/7. Begins with Children’s Night on Friday and continues Saturday and Sunday with a Holiday Marketplace spanning two rooms, live music, crafts for children and much more. 260 Stuyvesant Ave. in Rye. Info: Wainwright.org. 914.967.6080.

1st Annual Holiday Market – Dec 5-6. 12-8pm/Fri; 10am-5pm/Sat. Shop amid festive music, roaring fireplaces and holiday decor. Local vendors and artisans come together for stress-free, fun holiday shopping. Riverstone Yoga, Tarrytown. 914.332.9642. RiverstoneYoga.com.

Light of The Eternal One Energy Healing Training – 6:30-8:30pm. With Brett Bevell. $35/pp. Synchronicity, 1511 Rte 22, Brewster. Register: 845.363.1765. SynchronicityNY.com.

SATURDAY, DECEMBER 6

Spiritual, Psychic & Healing Fair – 12-5pm. Reiki healing sessions for both people and animals and many types of readings available. Appointments available; walk-ins welcome. From $20. Albertson Memorial Church of Spiritualism. Info: AlbertsonChurch.org.

Full Moon Drumming Circle – 7-9pm. With Donna Coyote Rain. Connect with the energies of Earth Mother, Father Sky and the Sacred Hoop; drum, meditate and celebrate joining the energy flow of Earth Mother. Free/donation. Yonkers. Info: 914.907.4485.

SUNDAY, DECEMBER 7

Reiki I Training & Certification – 10am-5:30pm. Receive the sacred symbols through a ceremony called attunement and start giving oneself and others Reiki treatments. $260. Mt Kisco. Info: 914.260.1696. TheCenterForHealthAndHealing.net.

Mediumship Circle – 11am-1pm. With Carla Blaha. $35. Synchronicity, 1511 Rte 22, Brewster. Register: 845.363.1765. SynchronicityNY.com.

The Order of Melchizidek and Priesthood Class for Ordination into Interfaith Ministry – 1-4:30pm. With Rev Dan Chesbro. Learn history, ceremonial rituals, legal duties and receive powerful Divine attunement. Class alone $100. Class and ordination with certificate $250. Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 236 S. Bedford Rd, Rte 172, Mt Kisco Register: Register: 914.236.4503. StarvisionsCommunity.org.

MONDAY, DECEMBER 8

Wainwright House Yoga Teacher Training – Four-week program with Bernadette Birney. Meets one week per month for four months. Each session begins on Monday and ends on Friday, running from 9am to 5pm each day. 260 Stuyvesant Ave. Rye. Info: 914.967.6080.

Roland Comtois – 6-8:30pm Internationally renowned medium and spirit guide delivers channeled messages for the soul and the famous Purple Papers offer eternal love, hope and healing $70, Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 236 S Bedford Rd, Rte 172, Mt Kisco. Register: Register: 914.236.4503. StarvisionsCommunity.org.

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

TUESDAY, DECEMBER 9

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

WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 10

10 Ways To Make Holidays Gorgeous, ‘Green’ and Gracious – 7pm/refreshments; 7:30pm/program. GNC and Sierra Club present favorite holiday traditions, without the fuss and waste. Adults and high school students. Free. Greenburgh Nature Center, 99 Dromore Rd, Scarsdale. Info: 914.723.3470. GreenburghNatureCenter.org.

Introduction to Mindfulness Meditation – Dec 10 & 17. 7-8:15pm. Learn proper meditation posture and techniques for developing mental strength, stability and clarity. Meditation and readings from Buddhist Teachings. Two classes remaining of three-week series. $75 series that began Dec 3 or $30/class. Mt Kisco. Info: 914.260.1696. TheCenterForHealthAndHealing.net.

Message Circle – 7:30- 9:30pm. With Carla. An open mind and heart is all that is necessary to believe. Join us for a night of healing messages from the other side. $40. Soulauras, 520 N State Rd, Briarcliff. Info: 914.941.2400. Soulauras.com.

THURSDAY, DECEMBER 11

Childbirth Film Showing: Gentle Birth Choices Joyful – 6:30pm. Physiological births occurring in hospital, birth center and at home.  Discussion following, refreshments, Carmel. Info: 845.628.2460. gentlebeginningsmidwiferyny.com.

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

Holistic Moms Meeting – 7:30pm. With Ellen Weininger of Grassroots Environmental Education discussing how to get involved locally to keep air, water and soil clean and safe. She will offer a “year in review,” presenting new issues, reform and solutions. Rye Free Reading Room, 1061 Boston Post Rd, Rye. HolisticMoms.org.

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 12

Energy Healing Circle: Meditation and Intro to Reiki – 11am-12:30pm. $20. Dobbs Ferry Location. More info, Regina DeCarlo: 917.593.5707.

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, DECEMBER 13

Soul Painting: Art & Yoga – 9am-2pm. Kundalini Yoga and creative expression. All levels welcome, no art experience necessary. $90. GoldenTemple, 223 Katonah Ave, Katonah. 914.232.3473. GoldenTempleYoga.com.

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

Second Saturday Divorce Workshop – 9:30am -1pm. Presented by Wife.org. Gain greater understanding of the divorce process with guidance from trained professionals on legal, financial, family and personal issues of divorce. $45. 100 South Bedford Rd, Suite 340, Mt. Kisco. Info: SecondSaturdayWestchester.com.

Everyday Shamanism – 11am-5pm. With Deep Arrow Woman. Essential course offering teachings on the Winter Solstice, connecting with winter allies and potlatch tradition. Applying indigenous wisdom to contemporary life. $125. Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 236 S Bedford Rd, Rte 172, Mt Kisco. Register: 914.236.4503. StarvisionsCommunity.org.

Sacred Holiday Concert – 2pm. Music and cheer with the Danbury Mad Hatter Chorus. This men’s chorus group will wow participants with their a cappella renditions of favorite holiday songs. Free. Patterson Library, 1167 Rte. 311. Register: 845.878.6121 x10. PattersonLibrary.org.

Home for the Holidays – 2-5pm. With Monique Michaels. Restorative yoga practice with a fresh, organic green juice afterwards. $50. No experience. Quest Yoga Arts, 11-13 E Main St, Mt Kisco. Register: 914.241.9642. QuestYogaArts.com.

Sacred Fire Ceremony and Winter Solstice Celebration – 5pm. With Deep Arrow Woman. This outdoor ceremony fosters community, reconnects us to the earth and unleashes the power of fire to transform our actions into prayer and prayer into reality. Ceremonies free. Donations customary. Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 236 S Bedford Rd, Rte 172, Mt Kisco. 914.236.4503. StarvisionsCommunity.org.

SUNDAY, DECEMBER 14

Restorative Yoga Workshop – 4-6pm. With Karla Diamond. Relaxing yet powerful practice that releases deeply held tensions, calms nervous system, strengthen immune system and increase self-awareness. $30. Quest Yoga Arts, 11-13 E Main St, Mt Kisco. 914.241.9642. QuestYogaArts.com.

Evening Candlelight Service – 5pm. Led by Rev. Avery Manchester. Albertson Memorial Church of Spiritualism, 293 Sound Beach Ave, Old Greenwich. For more information and a schedule of other workshops, events and classes, visit AlbertsonChurch.org.

MONDAY, DECEMBER 15

Dances of Universal Peace – 7-8:30pm. No musical or dance experience, special attire or partners are required to participate, and everyone is welcome to join in. $10 suggested donation. Mariandale Retreat and Conference Center, 299 North Highland Ave. Ossining. Info: 914.941.4455, DancesofUniversalPeace.org.

TUESDAY, DECEMBER 16

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

WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 17

Adult Guided Channeling/Meditation Group – 9:30-10:30am. With Merrill Black. Unique theme, meditation, group discussion. $15. The Temperance Center, 453 White Plains Rd, Ste 203, Eastchester. 914.793.2600. TheTemperanceCenter.com.

Introduction to Mindfulness Meditation – 7-8:15pm. Learn proper meditation posture and techniques for developing mental strength, stability and clarity. Meditation and readings from Buddhist Teachings. One class remaining of three-week series. $75 series that began Dec 3 or $30/class. Mt Kisco. Info: 914.260.1696. TheCenterForHealthAndHealing.net.

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

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 19

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

SATURDAY, DECEMBER 20

Celebrating Winter Trees and Winter Animals – 2pm. Learn how trees and animals not only survive but thrive during the cold winter months. Includes short woodlands nature walk. $5 members. $8 nonmembers. Greenburgh Nature Center, 99 Dromore Rd, Scarsdale. Info: 914.723.3470. GreenburghNatureCenter.org.

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

Kirtan – 7-9pm. With Noah Baumwoll. Raise the energy through Kirtan “chanting.” Formally a part of bhakti yoga, the devotional path of yoga and nada yoga, the science of sound and vibration. No experience necessary. $15. Quest Yoga Arts, 11-13 E Main St, Mt Kisco. Preregister: 914.241.9642. QuestYogaArts.com.

SUNDAY, DECMEBER 21

Winter Solstice Celebration – 6pm. Gather with the communities of StarVisions and the Chapel at Croton Falls for a magical evening celebrating the Return of the Light with candles, drumming, singing bowls and music. Free. Donations appreciated. Chapel at Croton Falls, 609 Rte 22, Croton Falls. Info:StarvisionsCommunity.org.

MONDAY, DECEMBER 22

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. Info: 914.793.2600. TheTemperanceCenter.com.

SATURDAY, DECEMBER 27

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

MONDAY, DECEMBER 29

Family Reiki – 11am-4pm. Designed to bring this teaching to parent and child together, history of Reiki, Reiki for self-healing, self-confidence and self-esteem and how Reiki can benefit animal companions. $150 for one adult and one child. Hands of Serenity Healing, 1129 Main St, Fishkill. 845.896.1915. HandsOfSerenityHealing.com.

 

PLAN AHEAD

 

THURSDAY, JANUARY 1

Fire and Drumming Circle – 12pm. Drum in the new year around the fire, as we burn the Yule wreath that has been adorned with wishes, intentions and prayers, sending them out to the Universe. Potluck gathering follows. Hands of Serenity Healing. Info/directions/location: 845.896.1915. HandsOfSerenityHealing.com.

Monday, January 5

Massage Therapy Training Program – 9am. Full-time seven month program begins. Federal financial funds and scholarships are available. The Finger Lakes School of Massage, 272 North Bedford Rd. Mount Kisco. Info: 914.241.7363. FLSM.com.

Wednesday, January 7

Corporate Based Mindfulness Training – 7-9pm. Bringing Mindfulness to Work. Free intro to a 10-week interactive workshop series with Instructor: Sheila Wall, Senior Consultant, The Potential Project. Register/info: 203.216.6243.

 

 

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