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

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

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

UPCOMING EVENTS
Please call ahead to confirm event details.

TUESDAY, MAY 1

Poughkeepsie: Young Survivor Breast Cancer Support Group – 6-7:30pm. 1st Tues each mos. Sponsored by Breast Cancer Options. Vassar Brothers Medical Center, 45 Reade Pl, Conference Rm B, Poughkeepsie. Hope Nemiroff: 845.389.2216. BreastCancerOptions.org.

Let Your Yoga Dance – 6:30-7:30pm. With Amy Planck. For adults. Experience fun while expressively dancing through the chakras. $109 for eight-weeks. Mt Pleasant Community Center, 125 Lozza Dr, Valhalla. Preregistration required: 845.803.5737. AmyPlanck.com.

Free Tai Chi for Breast Cancer Survivors – May 1, 8, 15, 22 and 29. 7:15-8:15pm. Learn to manage physical and emotional side effects of treatment, share and learn from other women with breast cancer. YWCA White Plains & Central Westchester, 515 North St, White Plains. Register: 914.949.6227 x208. ywcawpcw.org.

WEDNESDAY, MAY 2

TUIT PROJECT with Susan Lasky – An ongoing 28-day online action/accountability group. Enter daily progress and get feedback from supportive small group and productivity coach. Next groups: May 2nd and June 5. Info & register at OvercomeOverwhelm.com.

The Well-Fed Vegan Cooking Workshop – 6-8pm. focused on protein, fats and carbohydrates, and how much we need from the most nutrient-dense foods. 147 Main St, Ossining. Info/register: 914.930.1591. GoodChoiceKitchen.com.

THURSDAY, MAY 3

Crystal and Mineral Trunk Show – 11am. Franklin Shire, renowned yoga instructor will be offering crystals and minerals from personal collection : quartz, amethyst, malachite, fluorite, pyrite. Bewies Holistic Market, 430 Bedford Rd, Armonk. 914.273.9437.

Yoga for Relaxation, Rejuvenation, and Balance – May 3, 10, 17, 24 and 31. 6:15-7:30pm. Rejuvenate body, mind and spirit through yoga and alignment. Wear comfortable clothing. BYO blanket or two, a towel and a mat. $20 per class. The Mariandale Center, Ossining. 914.941.4455. Mariandale.org.

Free Yoga for Breast Cancer Survivors – May 3, 10, 17, 24 and 31. 6:30-7:30pm. Learn to manage the physical and emotional side effects of treatment and share and learn from other women with breast cancer. YWCA White Plains & Central Westchester, 515 North St, White Plains. Register: 914.949.6227 x208. ywcawpcw.org.

SATURDAY, MAY 5

TUIT PROJECT with Susan Lasky – An ongoing 28-day online action/accountability group. Enter daily progress and get feedback from supportive small group and productivity coach. Info & register at OvercomeOverwhelm.com.

Annual WLT Tree Planting at Hunter Brook Preserve – 9am-noon. Plant native trees along the Hunter Brook while hearing and seeing some of the best wildlife habitat in northwestern Westchester. Free. RSVP: Kat Deely: 914.234.6992 x15. WestchesterLandTrust.org.

The Feminine Second Spring – 9am-1pm. Evolving with Grace, Vitality and Beauty through Peri-menopause and Menopause Course # LES45. $49. Dutchess Community College South Campus – Wappingers Falls. Register directly with school: 845.431.8910. SunyDutchess.edu/cfweb.

PULSE Mindfulness Manifestation Empowerment Workshop – 9:30am-4:30pm. PULSE is a dynamic, easy to learn, effective technique that empowers one to create more of what is wanted in life while releasing what is blocking. $75. The Mariandale Center, Ossining. 914.941.4455. Mariandale.org.

Cooking & Stress Reduction – 10am-3pm. Support Connection’s Retreat to Nourish Body and Soul, for women with breast, ovarian or gynecological cancer. Hilltop Hanover Farm, 1271 Hanover St, Yorktown Heights. Preregistration  required: 914.962.6402.

Cinco De Wellness – 10am-4pm. Psychic and Wellness Fair with healers, readers, class card deals and more. Free admission. Dragonfly Wellness Yoga Studio, 109 Croton Ave, Ste 205, Ossining. 914.236.3511. DragonflyWellness.net.

Inner Beauty Workshop – Noon-2pm. Workshop designed just for women. Celebrate Womanhood by practicing radiance enhancing kriyas and meditations written for women. Unleash one’s inner beauty. Devotion Yoga of Westchester, 2055 Albany Post Rd, Croton on Hudson. 914.930.7707. Register online: DailyDevotionYoga.com.

Reiki 1 Class – May 5 and 6. 1-5pm both days. With Anne Bentzen. Learn foundation skills for self-healing and treating others. Receive four attunements, manual and certificate. $200. Armonk. Register: 914.588.4079. Balancing4Life.com.

Free Lecture: The Healing Power of Ayurveda – 2-4pm. With Dr. Somesh Kaushik, an Ayurvedic and Naturopathic physician. Nature’s Temptations, 32 Prospect St, Ridgefield, CT. 203.438.5443. NaturesTemptations.com.

Talk & Book Signing: The Ashokan Way – 4-5pm. Gail Straub, leading authority on women’s empowerment, will give a free talk and sign book. Merritt Bookstore, Millbrook. Info: MerrittBooks.com

Grounding: Fortifying Roots for Flight – 6-8pm. An Astrology Dance Workshop, processing the early gifts of spring. $30. White Lotus Grace: Spiritual Healing Arts & Dance, South Rd, Millbrook. 845.677.3517. WhiteLotusGrace.com.

SUNDAY, MAY 6

The Mental Gut Health Forum – 1-6pm. Learn how one’s gut can impact one’s mental health.A lecture, panel discussion and Q & A. $63. The Westport Inn, 1595 Post Rd. East, Westport Ct. Info, Francesca: 914.837.6830. Register: MentalGutHealth.com (Events).

Relax and Restore Acupuncture & Essential Oils – 4-6pm. With Erika Forsell. $20 drop-in.Beacon of Light Wellness Center. 845.202.3515. BeaconOfLightWellnessCenter.com.

Refuge Recovery Group Meeting – 7-8:15pm. Peer led Buddhist inspired path to healing and recovery for all types of addictions and suffering. All welcome. Small donation suggested. Follows 5pm Kundalini Yoga & Gong Meditation class. Devotion Yoga of Westchester 2055 Albany Post Rd, Croton on Hudson. DailyDevotionYoga.com 914.930.7707.

MONDAY, MAY 7

Intro to Mindfulness Meditation – 5/7, 5/14 & 5/21. 10am-12pm. With Beth Gallos and Jackie Frederick-Berner. Fundamentals of mindfulness meditation and how it cultivates mindfulness –the ability to tune into the senses and be present. $115/non member. Wainwright, 260 Stuyvesant Ave, Rye. Info: 914.967.6080. wainwright.org.

Let Your Yoga Dance for Families – 6-7pm. With Amy Planck. Adults and children ages 5-12. Experience fun while expressively dancing through the colors of the rainbow (chakras). $159 eight-weeks. Mt Pleasant Community Center, 125 Lozza Dr, Valhalla. Preregistration required: 845.803.5737. AmyPlanck.com.

Introduction to the Chakras – 6:30-9:30pm. This in-depth introduction will meet two evenings a month for four months. Classes will be a combination of lecture, sharing of personal experiences and hands-on work using various modalities. DG Sanctuary, 2 Lagrange Ave, Poughkeepsie. 845.473.2206. DreamingGoddess.com.

Heart-Brain Connection Presentation – 7pm. With Julie Johns, of Heart Wisdom Health Coaching. She will give a presentation on the heart-brain connection. 646.876.9923, meeting ID number 166 701 346. Info: 845.581.0909.

Meditation – May 7, 14, 21 and 28. 7:30-9pm. It’s active guided meditation. $5 donation. Ganesha Spa, Peekskill. 914.906.7238. GaneshaSpa.com.

TUESDAY, MAY 8

Let Your Yoga Dance – 6:30-7:30pm. With Amy Planck. For adults. Experience fun while expressively dancing through the colors of the rainbow (chakras). $109 eight-weeks. Mt Pleasant Community Center, 125 Lozza Dr, Valhalla. Preregistration required: 845.803.5737. AmyPlanck.com.

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

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

WEDNESDAY, MAY 9

Qi Gong for Women Course # LES452 – May 9, 16 and 23. 6-8pm. $69. Dutchess Community College South Campus – Wappingers Falls. Register directly with school: 845.431.8910. SunyDutchess.edu/cfweb.

Superfoods Cooking Workshop – 6-8pm. Taking the guesswork out of using chia, hemp, nutritional yeast, nuts, fruits, maca, seaweed, fresh spices and powders. Register by May 4: 914.930.1591. GoodChoiceKitchen.com.

Adult Guided Channeling/Meditation Group – 8-9pm. 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.

THURSDAY, MAY 10

Munay-Ki Rites of Enlightenment – 6:30-8:30pm. This four-part series includes transmission of all nine rites and receiving one’s own Pi stone through which one’s rites will be transmitted, along with fire ceremonies and more. DG Sanctuary. 2 Lagrange Ave, Poughkeepsie 845.473.2206. DreamingGoddess.com.

What is Reiki? – 7:30pm. Holistic Moms Network hosts Andrea Kartika Deierlein. Learn benefits of this natural healing practice that originated in Japan that helps restore balance to body, mind and spirit. Rye Free Reading Room, 1061 Boston Post Rd, Rye. HolisticMoms.org.

FRIDAY, MAY 11

Women’s New Moon Healing Circle: Manifest Nest – 7-9pm. With Christine Jude Winus, Womb Shaman Priestess Apprentice. Beacon of Light Wellness Center. 845.202.3515. BeaconOfLightWellnessCenter.com.

SATURDAY, MAY 12

St Vincent’s 5K Run/Walk – 9am/Starts. Features chip timing, tech shirt for registered participants, team and age group awards, free refreshments and prizes. All ages. On the hospital’s main campus. 275 North St, Harrison. Info/pricing: 914.925.5401. StVincentsWestchester.org.

A Day of Healing – 10am-5pm. Instructor Penny and guest lecturer, Ron Lavin, from One Light Healing Touch School, teach Scanning, Radiant, and Color Healing and Practices for healing oneself and others; $150. Lagrangeville. Register: 845.878.5165. OLHT1.com.

Free Lecture: What is Ayurvedic Medicine and How Does It Compare with Western (Allopathic) Medicine? – 1:30-3:30pm. With Dr. Somesh Kaushik, an Ayurvedic and Naturopathic physician. Mt Kisco Library, 100 Main St. MountKiscoLibrary.org.

Magical Mystery Tour through the Koshas – 1:30-4:30pm. With Priti Robyn Ross. Discover the five layers of the body that awaken the whole being. $45 members. $65 nonmembers. Hosted by Yoga Teachers Association. The Yoga Studio, Club Fit, Briarcliff Manor. 914.582.7816. Register: ytayoga.com.

Sound Healing for Your Health – 2-4pm. With Michelle Clifton. An interactive/experiential workshop learning the overall health benefits of sound healing and the basic skills of playing bowls for oneself and others. $40. Mt Kisco. 914.864.0462 Center4Healing.net.

SUNDAY, MAY 13

Mother’s Day 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. Meet at the Poughkeepsie boat launch. 845.473.2206 DreamingGoddess.com.

Principles of Ayurvedic Cooking for Balance and Longevity – 12:30-2:30pm. Learn to utilize food, oils and spices to create a balanced meal to support all levels of well-being that address cravings and maintain longevity. Quest Yoga Arts, 11-13 E Main St, Mt Kisco. Preregister/workshop description: 914.996.4286. QuestYogaArts.com. (Workshops tab).

Monthly Reiki Circle – 2-3:30pm. With Deb Amjadi. Participate in a restorative reiki healing experience, reduces stress, relieve pain and accelerate healing. $20 cash at door, drop-in only. Mt Kisco. 914.864.0462. Center4Healing.net.

Aroma Yoga Restorative Workshop – 2-4pm. With Sara Hart. Beacon of Light Wellness Center. 845.202.3515. BeaconOfLightWellnessCenter.com.

Mother’s Day Family Yoga – With Kimberley Gregg. 3-4pm. Kids 5-10 with parents.  Improve balance and strength in an environment that promotes relaxation and connection. $30 (adult + child). Wainwright, 260 Stuyvesant Ave, Rye. Info: 914.967.6080. wainwright.org.

Mother-Daughter Circle Dance – 5-7pm.With Nada Khodlova, Dance Movement Psychotherapist. Beacon of Light Wellness Center. 845.202.3515. BeaconOfLightWellnessCenter.com.

A Mother’s Day Lifeforce Yoga Candlelight Gentle Healing Flow – 7-8:30pm. With Merrill Black. A gentle yoga flow class using sounds, mudras, mantras, breathwork, chakra clearing meditation and restorative poses. $20. The Temperance Center, 453 White Plains Rd, Ste 203, Eastchester. 914.793.2600. TheTemperanceCenter.com.

MONDAY, MAY 14

Seven-Days Raw Plant Food Detox Challenge – May 14-20. A week eating and drinking raw foods, combined with yoga classes and meditation guided by certified health coach, Edit Babboni. $125. Zen Garden Health Coaching & Yoga, 61 Lakeview Dr, Yorktown Hts. Info: 917.721.2529. ZenGardenYoga.net.

Kundalini Yoga & Gong Meditation – 10-11:30am. With Pritam Bani Kaur. Use movement, sound current, breath and meditation to relax and heal one’s 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.

Let Your Yoga Dance for Families – 6-7pm. With Amy Planck. Adults and children ages 5-12. Experience fun while expressively dancing through the colors of the rainbow (chakras). $159 eight-weeks. Mt Pleasant Community Center, 125 Lozza Dr, Valhalla. Preregistration required: 845.803.5737. AmyPlanck.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.

TUESDAY, MAY 15

Westchester Holistic Network – 6:30pm/networking begins; 7-8:30pm. WHN members and first-timers free. $10 repeat nonmembers. Ixchel Center, Hartsdale. Register: WestchesterHolisticNetwork.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.

WEDNESDAY, MAY 16

Sauces, Dressings, Condiments Workshop – 6-8pm. Fermenting, blending and marinating are some techniques covered, using spice and herb combinations with other simple ingredients. Register by May 11: 914.930.1591. GoodChoiceKitchen.com.

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.

FRIDAY, MAY 18

Reiki Healing Circle – 1-3pm. With Anne Bentzen. Restore body, mind and soul connections. Meditation and deep relaxation offer natural healing solutions. Max 12. $30. Apogee, 170 Harris Rd, Bedford Hills. RSVP required/more info: 914.244-1606. Text 914.588.4079.

The Work of Byron Katie: A Journey of the Heart – May 18-20. 5pm/Fri-1pm/Sun. Retreat, based on the Work of Byron Katie. Participants are guided through the powerful process of inquiry known as the work to radically shift. $250. The Mariandale Center, Ossining. 914.941.4455. Mariandale.org.

Plant Based Westchester Meetup Dinner – 6pm. Bring plant based desert. $12 (basic plate). Eda’s Garden, 1871 Commerce Dr, Yorktown Hts. More info, Jeanne Schumacher: Starchqueens.net.

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

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

SATURDAY, MAY 19

Annual Lasdon Park Plant Sale – May 19-20. The sale will feature a broad selection of colorful annuals, hard-to-find and popular favorites plus 30 vendors selling crafts, food, gifts and other items. Free admission. Lasdon Park, Arboretum and Veterans Memorial, 2610 Amawalk Rd, Somers. Info: LasdonPark.org.

Mind the Gap through Life’s Transitions – 10am-3:30pm.Workshop sharing faith discoveries. Participants explore how they might “mind the gap,” give it their attention and bring something new to birth in their life. $55. The Mariandale Center, Ossining. 914.941.4455. Mariandale.org.

10th Anniversary Millbrook LitFest – 10am-5pm. The Millbrook Literary Festival features local and national authors, panel discussions, readings and signings throughout the day at the Free. Millbrook Library, Franklin Ave. Info: MillbrookLiteraryFestival.org.

Our 14th Death Cafe of Northern Westchester – 10:30am-12:30pm. An open conversation about death and one’s belief around and about it. Free. All welcome. Katonah Library, Lower Level. Debby: 845.800.7303.

Reiki Master Class – May 19-20. 11am-4pm/Sat and Sun. With Marcus Feighery. $675. Synchronicity, 1511 Rte 22, Brewster. Must RSVP/info: 845.363.1765. SynchronicityNY.com.

Free Lecture: The Healing Power of Gratitude – 1-4pm. An Afternoon of Appreciation. Open house with healing food, music and merriment. Dr. Kaushik’s Ayurvedic and Naturopathic Clinic, Yellow Monkey Village, 792 Rte 35, Cross River. 914.875.9088. DrKaushik.com.

Working with Difficult Emotions Using Buddhist Meditation – 2-4pm. Melanie Ryan. Explore ancient meditation techniques that help meet emotions with a new skill set and perspective. $40. Mt Kisco. 914.864.0462. Center4Healing.net.

Tibetan Bowl Sound Journey – 3-4:30pm. Join us for an amazing journey. Sound meditation promotes mental clarity, enhances the immune system and heightens consciousness. Quest Yoga Arts 11-13, E Main St, Mt Kisco. Preregister/workshop description: 914.996.4286. QuestYogaArts.com. (Workshops tab).

SUNDAY, MAY 20

Awaken Your Kundalini Energy Meditation Retreat – 8:30am-3pm. Partake in guided spiritual practices yoga, chanting, meditation, sound healing and breakfast and lunch. $100. Ganesha Spa, Peekskill. 914.906.7238. GaneshaSpa.com.

Interfaith Sundays – 10:30am-Noon. A symphony of peace prayers with prayers for all nations and special music. All welcome. Refreshments follow. The Chapel at Croton Falls, 609 Rte 22, next to the Schoolhouse Theater, parking is available across the street, Croton Falls. ChapelAtCrotonFalls.org.

Kundalini Yoga & Gong Meditation – 5-6:30pm. With Pritam Bani Kaur. Use movement, sound current, breath and meditation to relax and heal one’s 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.

MONDAY, MAY 21

Women’s Circle for Auto-Immune Disease – May 21-June 17. Four-week program to reduce auto-immune conditions including weekly meetings, yoga and meditation classes and a four-week diet plan. $400. Zen Garden Health Coaching & Yoga, 61 Lakeview Dr, Yorktown Hts. 917.721.2529.

TUESDAY, MAY 22

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

Meditation: A Daily Peaceful Retreat – 7-8:30pm, Meditation/lecture/workshop. Discover the benefits. Learn to focus within and find the peace and calm. Free. Bruce Berger, Mosaic Mental Health Center, 5676 Riverdale Ave, Ste 203, Riverdale. Info: 914.433.1800. sos.org.

WEDNESDAY, MAY 23

Wellness Walk & Guided Meditation at Pinecroft Preserve – Learn the process of mindful walking and reap the benefits that accrue to those who practice mindfulness in nature. Free. RSVP: Kat Deely: 914.234.6992 x15. WestchesterLandTrust.org.

Eating Seasonal—Spring Cooking Workshop – 6-8pm. The beauty of spring and how to best use the first crops of the season for health and vitality. Laurie Gershgorn: 914.930.1591. GoodChoiceKitchen.com.

Quit Alcohol Simply and Permanently – 7-7:45pm. Learn about Quit with Quinn—helping people around the world overcome alcohol, smoking, sugar 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 Sugar, Overeating, Smoking – 7:45-8:30pm. Learn a 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.

THURSDAY, MAY 24

Infant Massage Instruction for New Parents – 2-4:15pm. Newborns-pre-crawlers. Touch is an integral part of newborn development and a profound means of communication and relaxation between baby and parent. Quest Yoga Arts 11-13, E Main St, Mt Kisco. Preregister/workshop description: 914.996.4286. QuestYogaArts.com. (Birth & Baby tab).

Beauty School – 6-8pm. Learn an all-natural skin care routine for morning and evening and Savvy Mineral make-up demonstration with Young Living products. $10 fee for materials. Reviva Skin and Body Solutions, 929 Main St, Fishkill. RSVP required: 844.363.7894. Revivabody.com.

Introduction to Kundalini Yoga and Meditation – 7-8:30pm.With Pritam Bani Kaur. Use movement, sound current, breath and meditation to relax and heal one’s 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.

FRIDAY, MAY 25

Shamanic Reiki Healing Circle – 7-9pm. With Alison Jolicoeur, Shamanic Reiki Master Teacher. Beacon of Light Wellness Center. 845.202.3515. BeaconOfLightWellnessCenter.com.

SATURDAY, MAY 26

Nature-Inspired Laughter, Movement and Expression Workshop – 10am-12pm. Fun and mindful movement, breathing, clapping and laughter exercises, intertwining the experience outdoors in nature around beautiful scenic grounds. $35. The Mariandale Center, Ossining. 914.941.4455. Mariandale.org.

Learn the Tarot – May 26-27. 11am-3pm/Sat/Part 1 and Sun/Part 2. With Amy Benesch. $200 for both days. Synchronicity, 1511 Rte 22, Brewster. Must RSVP/info: 845.363.1765. SynchronicityNY.com.

SUNDAY, MAY 27

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

SATURDAY, June 2

Farm Fest at HHF – 10am-4pm. Children’s games, face painting, activities, artisans, food vendors, hayrides, farm animals and more. $10-per-family. Hilltop Hanover Farm, 1271 Hanover St., Yorktown Heights. Info: HilltopHanoverFarm.org.

SUNDAY, June 3

Birds of Prey Day at Green Chimneys – 10am-4pm. Get up close and personal with eagles, hawks, owls and falcons and learn from top wildlife experts. $15/adults, $5/children and seniors. Green Chimneys, 400 Doansburg Rd. Brewster. Info: GreenChimneys.org.

 

 

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

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

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

UPCOMING EVENTS
Please call ahead to confirm event details.

MONDAY, APRIL 2

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

TUESDAY, APRIL 3

Becoming a Spiritual ‘Midwife’ – 1-3pm. Topics include: paths to personal growth, ways to soften the heart, letting go, moving through losses and sorrows and sharing God’s promise. $75. The Mariandale Center, 299 N Highland Ave, Ossining. Info: 914.941.4455. Mariandale.org.

Yoga Fun & Creative Play – Apr 3-May 15. 3-5pm. 1st-5th grade. Seven-week series where children will balance, believe, create through yoga, mindfulness, art and theater. $130. Cold Spring Yoga, 75 Main St. 845.265.4444. ColdSpringYoga.com.

Qi Gong Classes – Apr 3 and 17. 6:30-7:30pm. Sacred Space Healings Arts, 436 Main St, Beacon. $10. Register: 845.416.4598. EmpoweredByNature.net.

Dances of Universal Peace – 7-8:30pm. Simple, meditative, joyous, multi-cultural circle dances from many spiritual traditions to touch the spiritual essence within ourselves and recognize it in others. Free. The Mariandale Center, 299 N Highland Ave, Ossining. Info: 914.941.4455. Mariandale.org.

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 4

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

THURSDAY, APRIL 5

Chivalry + Martial Arts for Boys – Apr 5-May 10. 3:15-4:30pm. Six-week series introduces the code of ethics and the basics of martial arts to develop self-empowerment, strength, focus and humility. $120. Cold Spring Yoga, 75 Main St. 845.265.4444. ColdSpringYoga.com.

Yoga for Relaxation, Rejuvenation and Balance – 6:15-7:30pm. Rejuvenate the body, mind and spirit through yoga and alignment. $20. The Mariandale Center, 299 N Highland Ave, Ossining. Info: 914.941.4455. Mariandale.org.

FRIDAY, APRIL 6

A Mediumship Message Gallery – 7-9pm. With Adam Bernstein $40. Synchronicity, 1511 Rte 22, Brewster. RSVP: 845.363.1765. Info: SynchronicityNY.com.

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

SATURDAY, APRIL 7

Community Reiki Hour – 9-10am. Positive life force energy is channeled into each recipient to help balance the chakras and aid in healing on a physical, mental and emotional level. Katonah. RSVP: 914.479.2594. HipHeather.com.

Art of True North Alignment – Apr 7-8. 9am-6pm/Sat; 9am-5pm/Sun. Using Baptiste Methodology one will demystify anatomy and learn the common language of anatomy and alignment for more information and cause a breakthrough in one’s practice. Registration: BaptisteYoga.com.

Reiki 1 and Reiki 2 – 1pm. 4/7-4/8. Learn this ancient Japanese art of hands on healing and become certified in Reiki 1 and Reiki 2. Bring peace and healing to self and others. $200. 1132 Main St. Peekskill. Contact Shima: 917.279.9577.

Higher Self Connecting Circle – Apr 7, 21, May 5 and 19. 2-3:30pm. With Mary Ellen O’Brien, powerful two-month program to shift vibration and align with higher self. Four group meetings and four individual coaching/healing sessions. PranaMoon Yoga, Peekskill. AwakenYourTrueEssence.com.

The Buddy System Movie Screening – 4:15-6pm. Intimate stories of three families touched by autism, who experience meaningful change when a specially trained assistance dog comes into each of their lives. Q&A after screening. Merritt Bookstore, 57 Front St. Millbrook. Info: MerrittBooks.com.

SUNDAY, APRIL 8

A Double Workshop – 10am-5pm. The Developmental Sequence in Joe’s Work with Sean Gallagher and Joe’s Springs and Cuing on the Cadillac with Elaine Ewing. $250. Presented by: Rhinebeck Pilates. 845.876.5686. RhinebeckPilates.com. Double workshop held at The New York Pilates Studio, NYC. Register/Paypal payment: spgpt@pilates-studio-ny.com.

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

Free Aura Soma Colour Therapy Discussion – 12:30pm. 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.

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

Inversion Workshop – 1-3:30pm. Learn to safely fall out of an inversion with confidence. Discover strength building tools. Practice multiple variations and more. All levels encouraged to face their fear of going upside down. $30. BeBhakti Yoga Center, Beacon. BeBhaktiYoga.com.

Monthly Reiki Circle – 2-3:30pm. With Deborah Amjadi. Reiki is a recognized natural healing system that supports the body’s innate healing ability. This circle will bring together like-minded souls to share in the collective consciousness using reiki energy. Mt Kisco. 914.864.0462. Center4Healing.net.

MONDAY, APRIL 9

Mindful is the New Skinny Bootcamp for Women – Apr 9-May 16. 1-2:30pm. Mondays. Six-weeks to a lighter person inside and out. $375. The Center for Health and Healing, 4 Smith Ave, 2nd Flr, Mt Kisco. Info: 917.974.9446. Sign up JodiBaretz.com.

Qi Gong for Women Workshop – Apr 9 and 11. 6-7:30pm. $39. 300 Vineyard Ave, Vineyard Commons, New Paltz. Sun Ulster: 845.339.2025. Register online: Apps.SunyUlster.edu/courses/NCC,2085.

Build a Natural Health Business – 6:30-7:30pm. With Michael Rosenbaum. Rewarding way to earn substantial income and build community by helping others. PT/FT. Free presentation. Pinewood Business Center, 247 Rte 100, 2nd Flr, Somers. RSVP, show up or call for another date: 914.589.3601.

Kundalini Yoga & Gong Meditation – 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 drop-in. Devotion Yoga. 2055 Albany Post Rd, Croton on Hudson. 914.930.7707. DailyDevotionYoga.com.

TUESDAY, APRIL 10

WLT Volunteer Orientation – 10am-2pm. Learn about volunteer opportunities and help prepare the gardens for growing produce for area food pantries at Sugar Hill Farm. Info: Kat 914.234.6992 x 15. WestchesterLandTrust.org.

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.

Qigong: Aligning Mind, Body and Spirit with Universal Energy – 7-8pm. Qigong, a moving meditation is a practice that has been used for thousands of years to promote vitality and longevity. $15. The Mariandale Center, 299 N Highland Ave, Ossining. Info: 914.941.4455. Mariandale.org.

Free Lecture: What is Ayurvedic Medicine and How Does It Compare with Western (Allopathic) Medicine? – 7-9pm. With Dr. Somesh Kaushik, an Ayurvedic and Naturopathic physician. South Salem Library, 15 Main St. 914.875.9044. LewisboroLibrary.org.

Free Tai Chi for Breast Cancer Survivors – 7:15-8:15pm. For those newly diagnosed, currently in treatment or post-treatment. Regular exercise is important for continued health. Free. YWCA White Plains & Central Westchester, 515 North St. White Plains. Info: Ashley Hardesty: 914.949.6227 x 20. ywcawpcw.org

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 11

Natural Way to Quit Alcohol, Sugar, Smoking – 7-8pm. 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.

Happy Marriage Talks with Tracy Fox – 7:30-9pm. Fun, interactive, presentation on Happy Marriage – a 10 Step Solution to Happily Ever After. $20 for individuals. $30 for couples. Wainwright, 260 Stuyvesant Ave, Rye. Info: 914.967.6080. wainwright.org.

THURSDAY, APRIL 12

Beauty School – 6-8pm. Learn an all-natural skin care routine for morning and evening and a Savvy Mineral make-up demonstration with Young Living products. $10 fee for materials. Reviva Skin and Body Solutions, 929 Main St, Fishkill. RSVP required: 844.363.7894. RevivaBody.com.

How to Pay for College Without Going Broke – 6:30pm. Presented by College Planning 101, designed for parents of high school students. Somers Library. Info/register: 914.232.5717. SomersLibrary.org.

Raising Boys: Parent Support and Strategy Group – 7:30pm or 4/13 at 9:30am. April’s Topic: Boys and Technology. donation suggested. Wainwright, 260 Stuyvesant Ave, Rye. Info: 914.967.6080. wainwright.org.

Holistic Moms Meeting: “What Is Hypnosis? – 7:30pm. With Wendy Tedesco. Learn how it can help with anxiety, phobias and weight loss. Learn tools to overcome personal and social challenges. Rye Free Reading Room, 1061 Boston Post Rd. HolisticMoms.org.

FRIDAY, APRIL 13

Ayurvedic Self-Care Workshop – 7-8:30pm. With Ami Jayaprada-Hirschstein. Spring is a perfect time to get rid of toxins. $25 advance. Hudson Valley Healing Center, 51 Springside Ave, Poughkeepsie. 845.605.2210.

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

SATURDAY, APRIL 14

New Moon Yin Yoga: Manifest & Restore – 9-10:15am. The new moon is a time to set seeds of intention. Tune into one’s heart’s desires with contemplative yin yoga. Katonah. RSVP: 914.479.2594. HipHeather.com.

Protecting the Righteous Qi – Holistic Prevention and Support of Chronic Illness – 9am-1pm. $49 LES458. Register with school. Dutchess Community College – South Campus – Wappingers Falls. 845.431.8910. SunyDutchess.edu/cfweb.

Bethel Springvale Inn Wellness Fair – 10am-1pm. Features specialists in self-care and stress-relieving therapies, as well as other professionals offering expert advice. Free. Bethel Springvale Inn is located at 62 Springvale Rd., Croton-on-Hudson. Info: 914.739.4404 x 2204.

Vernal Pool Exploration at Teatown – 11am-12noon. What’s in the pond at Cliffdale Farm? Discover which animals are using the water, and why. For the family. Teatown Rd, Ossining. Info: 914.762.2912. teatown.org

Soul Alignment Workshop – Noon-2pm. With David Clark. Experience guided meditation, chanting, divine consciousness and spiritual healing. Align soul with the divine. All welcome. $30. Devotion Yoga, 2055 Albany Post Rd, Croton on Hudson. Preregister: 914.930.7707. DailyDevotionYoga.com.

Relax and Rejuvenate – 1:15-4:15pm. With Vandita Kate Marchesiello. Untangle body and mind with gentle but profound yoga practices. $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.

Natural Approaches for a Healthy Thyroid – 2-4pm. With Dr Kurt Beil. Hear the causes of thyroid dysfunction and explore conventional, alternative and integrative medical approaches to restore balance, including dietary and lifestyle choices and more. $40. Mt Kisco. 914.864.0462. Center4Healing.net.

Free Lecture: Diabetes – 3-5pm. Light refreshments will be served. Held by Dr. Kaushik’s Ayurvedic and Naturopathic Clinic at Yellow Monkey Village, 792 Rte 35, Cross River. Clinic M, T, W: 914.875.9088. DrKaushik.com.

Sound Healing with Tibetan Bowls – 5:30-7pm. With Michelle Clifton. Experience deep relaxation in this magical session of Tibetan singing bowls, crystal bowls and chimes. $35 advance. $40 door. Mt Kisco. 914.447.0822. Center4Healing.net.

SUNDAY, APRIL 15

Photography and Meditation – 10am-12pm. Cultivate mindful awareness, stimulate senses and open channels to seeing anew. Special equipment not required. All levels. $30. The Mariandale Center, 299 N Highland Ave, Ossining. Info: 914.941.4455. Mariandale.org.

Interfaith Celebration of Gratitude – 10:30am-12pm. All welcome. Refreshments follow. (Next to the Schoolhouse Theater). Parking is available across the street. The Chapel at Croton Falls, 609, Rt. 22, Croton Falls. Info: ChapelatCrotonFalls.org.

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

Natural Beauty Workshop – 11am-12:30pm. With Emoke. Learn how to make herb infused oil and herbal lotion bar. Take home handmade lotion bar. Limited space. $55. The Temperance Center, 453 White Plains Rd, Ste 203, Eastchester. Must preregister/prepay: 914.793.2600. TheTemperanceCenter.com.

Free Aura Soma Colour Therapy Discussion – 12:30pm. 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.

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

MONDAY, APRIL 16

Non-Toxic Cleaning Products Demo Celebrating Earth Day – 5-6:30pm. Make hundreds of bottles of Windex and Fantastic alternatives for $12 and protect family’s health. Natural products for dishwashing, laundry and more. Free gifts. Somers Sports Arena, 247 Rte 100. Cindy Rosenbaum: 914.806.6559.

New Moon Manifestation – 7-8pm. Together manifest 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.

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.

TUESDAY, APRIL 17

Bionutrient Food Association Meeting – 5:30-7:30pm – Monthly potluck meetings for gardeners, farmers, nutritionists and foodies at all levels of experience. Themed presentations, networking and demos. Free. Westchester Land Trust in Bedford Hills. Info: Bionutrient.org.

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 18

Quit Alcohol Simply and Permanently – 7-8pm. 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.

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

FRIDAY, APRIL 20

Introduction to Kundalini Yoga and Meditation – 10-11:30am. With Pritam Bani Kaur. Beginner class using movement, breath and meditation taught at slower pace and more. First class free. $20 drop-in. Devotion Yoga, 2055 Albany Post Rd, Croton on Hudson. 914.930.7707. DailyDevotionYoga.com.

SATURDAY, APRIL 21

Earth Day Community Yoga – 9-10am. Focus on the root chakra, its energy is based on the earth element. All levels. $20 suggested donation to support local environmental organizations. Space limited. Katonah. RSVP: 914.479.2594. HipHeather.com.

Intro to Yoga & Meditation for Total Beginner Workshop – 11:15am-1:15pm. With Ann. For those new to yoga.Yoga styles, asana, breath-work, props, chairs, guided meditation, savasana. Limited space. $45. The Temperance Center, 453 White Plains Rd, Ste 203, Eastchester. Must preregister/prepay: 914.793.2600. TheTemperanceCenter.com.

Writing Workshop with Author Steven Lewis – 1-3:30pm. Lewis teaches about the journey of novel writing and overcoming some common obstacles. All welcome. $30 includes Steven’s book. Merritt Bookstore, 57 Front St, Millbrook. Register: 845.677.5857.

Ayurvedic Workshop – 1-4pm. Class goes deeper than just one’s Doshic blueprint. Learn about the emotional body and how 21 poses soothe, energize and balance emotional state. No Ayurveda knowledge necessary. Wear movable clothing. $40. beBhakti Yoga Center, Beacon. BeBhaktiYoga.com.

Earth Day Community Yoga – 2pm. With Lynne Geaney. 50 minute class to honor the land. No yoga experience necessary. Bring a yoga mat. Suggested donation $15. Sugar Hill Farm. Info: Kat 914.234.6992 x 15. WestchesterLandTrust.org.

SUNDAY, APRIL 22

Awaken Wellness Fair – 10am-5pm. Speakers, healers, vendors and readers. 100+ exhibitors and 1000 guests. Exhibitor spots available. Double Tree Hotel, Tarrytown. Info: AwakenFair.com.

Mini Meditation Retreat – 10am-1pm. With Jodi Baretz. Meditation, mindfulness concepts and discussion around Jodi’s new book: Mindful is New Skinny. $85. The Center for Health and Healing, 4 Smith Ave, 2nd Flr, Mt Kisco. Info: 917.974.9446. Sign up JodiBaretz.com.

Animal Rescue Spring Penny Social and Sunday Brunch – 11am-3pm. Food, drinks, vendors, a teacup raffle, a 50/50, a candy bar and auctions. All proceeds go to Looking Glass Animal Rescue. Somers Community Center, 34 Hillandale Rd, Yorktown Heights. Info: LGARinc.org

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

Earth Day Meditation – 11am-Noon. Send love, light and healing energy to the earth and its inhabitants with a guided meditation. Reviva Skin and Body Solutions, 929 Main St, Fishkill. RSVP required: 844.363.7894. RevivaBody.com.

Self-Healing with Energy Medicine – 2-4pm Instructor Penny Lavin, from One Light Healing Touch School. Learn how life-force energy flows, strengthen the immune system, release programming and stress. $20. 184 Todd Hill Rd, Lagrangeville. 845.878.5165. OLHT1.com.

MONDAY, APRIL 23

Sacred Contracts – 6:30-8:30pm. Learn the types of individual contracts that make up overall sacred contracts, how to identify them and how to work with them. BYO journal and pen. $40. DG Sanctuary. 2 Lagrange Ave, Poughkeepsie. 845.473.2206. DreamingGoddess.com.

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 25

Curing Addiction from the Core: Quit with Quinn Info-Lecture – 7-8pm. 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.

THURSDAY, APRIL 26

Researching Colleges: A Guided Tour – 7pm. Presentation by Jeffrey Hirsch of College Starter—Admissions & Application Academy. Learn about resources that help with for prioritizing and researching colleges. Somers Library. Info/register: 914.232.5717. SomersLibrary.org.

Kundalini Yoga & Gong Meditation – 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 drop-in. Devotion Yoga. 2055 Albany Post Rd, Croton on Hudson. 914.930.7707. DailyDevotionYoga.com.

SATURDAY, APRIL 28

Community Reiki Hour – 9-10am. Positive life force energy is channeled into each recipient to help balance the chakras and aid in healing on a physical, mental and emotional level. Katonah. RSVP: 914.479.2594. HipHeather.com.

Earth and Sky Yoga Retreat – Apr 28 and 29. 10am-5pm/Sat; 10am-1pm/Sun. With Stacey Gibbons. Discover the weaving of yoga and shamanism, the ancient ways of indigenous people. All levels of experience. $229. Mt Kisco. 914.864.0462. Center4Healing.net.

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

Sacred Stone Grid Workshop – 11am-5pm. Make a Mandala and use it to create powerful grids. Discuss sacred geometry, how to combine energies, different ways to activate grids and more. $75 includes supplies. DG Sanctuary. 2 Lagrange Ave, Poughkeepsie. 845.473.2206. DreamingGoddess.com.

Free Lecture: What is Ayurveda and What Can It Do for You? – 1-3pm. With Dr. Somesh Kaushik, an Ayurvedic and Naturopathic physician. Katonah Pharmacy, 202 Katonah Ave, Katonah. 914.232.1109. KatonahPharmacy.com.

Create Vital Health with Seasonal Transition: An Exploration of The Chinese Five-Element System – 1-4pm. Workshop depicts how well people adapt to changes and the impact on internal nature. $30. Sacred Space Healing Arts Studio. 436 Main St, Beacon. Register: 845.416.4598. EmpoweredByNature.net.

Shamanic Reiki Hearth Circle – 5:30-7pm. With Melanie Ryan. Connect to heart and earth. Hands on healing practices, sharing, meditations and shamanic journeys. $20 suggested cash at door. Proceeds benefit a non-profit for indigenous shamans. Mt Kisco. 914.864.0462. Center4Healing.net.

SUNDAY, APRIL 29

A Day of Healing – 10am-5pm. Instructors Penny and Ron Lavin MA, from One Light Healing Touch School, teach Scanning, Radiant and Color Healing and Practices for healing oneself and others. $150. Lagrangeville. Register: 845.878.5165. OLHT1.com.

Natural Way to Quit Sugar, Overeating, Smoking – Noon-1pm. Learn simple, effective method for quitting smoking, alcohol, sugar and more. 80 percent success. Simpler than most dare to believe. Free lecture. NYC location, E 37th btwn Park & Lex. 914.473.2015 QuitWithQuinn.com.

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 & Lex. 914.473.2015; QuitWithQuinn.com.

Intuition and Body Wisdom – 2-5pm. With Angela Pizzarello. Body centered intuition to call on anytime, anywhere as an internal GPS. For women only. Practice ways to tune in deeply to body’s innate wisdom to navigate through life. $85. Mt Kisco. 914.864.0462. Center4Healing.net.

Refuge Recovery Group Meeting – 7-8:15pm. Peer led Buddhist inspired path to healing and recovery for all types of addictions, pains and suffering. All welcome. Small donation suggested. Meeting follows 5pm Kundalini Yoga & Gong Meditation class. Devotion Yoga of Westchester, 2055 Albany Post Rd, Croton on Hudson. DailyDevotionYoga.com; 914.930.7707.

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

WEDNESDAY, MAY 2

Free Yoga for Breast Cancer Survivors – May 2, 9, 17, 24, 31. 6:30 – 7:30 pm.  YWCA White Plains & Central Westchester, 515 North Street, White Plains. To register: 914.949.6227 ext. 208.

THURSDAY, MAY 3

Crystal and Mineral Trunk Show – 11am. Franklin Shire, renowned yoga instructor will be offering crystals and minerals from personal collection : quartz, amethyst, malachite, fluorite, pyrite. Bewies Holistic Market, 430 Bedford Rd, Armonk. 914.273.9437.

SATURDAY, MAY 5

PULSE Mindfulness Manifestation Empowerment Workshop – 9:30am-4:30pm. Learn an easy-to-use tool to become empowered. Participants create their desires and let go of blocks. $75 including lunch. Mariandale Center, Ossining. Info: PulseManifestation.com. Register: Mariandale.org.

Cinco de Mayo – 2-7pm. An outdoor event. All ages. Mexican food, beverages, craft table and live entertainment. Free to public. Mamaroneck Ave between Maple Ave and E Post Rd, White Plains. Info: wpbid.com.

SUNDAY, MAY 6

The “Mental Gut” Health Forum – Two sessions: 10:30am-2pm or 5-8:30pm. Learn how the gut can impact mental health. A Lecture, panel discussion and Q & A. Early-Bird $53; After April 22: $63. The Westport Inn, 1595 Post Rd. East, Westport. Info: Francesca 914.837.6830. Register: mentalguthealth.com (Events).

 

 

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

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

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

 

UPCOMING EVENTS
Please call ahead to confirm event details.

THURSDAY, MARCH 1

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

FRIDAY, MARCH 2

Introduction to Kundalini Yoga and Meditation – 10-11:30am. With Pritam Bani Kaur. Beginner class using movement, breath and meditation taught at a slower pace allowing greater explanation of movements. First class free. $20 drop-in. Devotion Yoga, 2055 Albany Post Rd, Croton on Hudson. 914.930.7707. DailyDevotionYoga.com.

Cultivate a Healthy Mind through Meditation: Compassionate Mind and a Joyful Life – 10am-3:30pm. With Amy Reyer. $55. The Mariandale Center, 299 N Highland Ave, Bldg 5, Ossining. 914.941.4455. Mariandale.org.

Shine On: Rediscovering Your Inner Spark – Mar 2-4. 5pm/Fri-1pm/Sun. With Kacey Morabito Grean. Participants reacquaint with the true powers that lie within. $225 includes overnight accommodations, program and meals. The Mariandale Center, 299 N Highland Ave, Bldg 5, Ossining. 914.941.4455. Mariandale.org.

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

SATURDAY, MARCH 3

Reiki I Class/Meditation Retreat – Mar 3-4. 9am-3pm. Learn a holistic way to heal oneself and others from original Usui Reiki Ryoko System. $300 breakfast included. Ganesha Spa, Peekskill. Info: 914.906.7238. GaneshaSpa.com.

Semi-Private Beginners Yoga – 10:30-11:30am. Feel supported and comfortable in a semi-private session limited to five students. Katonah. 914.479.2594. HipHeather.com.

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

Introduction to Foot Reflexology – 12:30-2:30pm. $35 nonmembers. $30 members. Includes material fees. Elevate Yoga & Barre Studio, 1820 New Hackensack Rd, Wappingers Falls. 845.462.8400. Info: ElevateByAllSport.com/events.

Celtic Spirituality: Beauty Ever-Ancient, Ever-New – 1-3pm. With Margaret Murphy. In the month that we celebrate St Patrick, hear a lyrical presentation on Celtic spirituality. Free. The Mariandale Center, 299 N Highland Ave, Bldg 5, Ossining. 914.941.4455. Mariandale.org.

Essentials for a More Easeful Birth – 1:30-5:30pm. Couples labor and delivery workshop for those 27 plus weeks. Quest Yoga Arts, 11-13 E Main St, Mt Kisco. Preregister/workshop description: 914.996.4286. QuestYogaArts.com (birth & baby tab).

 

SUNDAY, MARCH 4

Tai Chi and Prayer – 9:30am-3pm. With Allen Bourque. Gentle workshop will develop familiarity with natural movements drawn from multiple traditions. No experience required. Wear comfortable clothes and socks. $60 includes lunch. The Mariandale Center, 299 N Highland Ave, Bldg 5, Ossining. 914.941.4455. Mariandale.org.

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

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.

MONDAY, MARCH 5

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

TUESDAY, MARCH 6

Movement Education through Feldenkrais Method – 2-4pm. Quest Yoga Arts, 11-13 E Main St, Mt Kisco. Preregister/detailed workshop description: 914.996.4286. QuestYogaArts.com (workshops tab).

Qi Gong Classes – Mar 6 and 20. 6:30-7:30pm. $10. Sacred Space Healings Arts, 436 Main St, Beacon. Register: 845.416.4598. EmpoweredByNature.net.

Becoming Unstuck: Transformation through Care of the Mind, Body and Spirit – Mar 6, 13, 20 and 27. 7-9pm. With Sheila Charbonier. Mini-lectures, experiential activities and more. $80 series. Must commit to all four workshops. The Mariandale Center, 299 N Highland Ave, Bldg 5, Ossining. 914.941.4455. Mariandale.org.

FRIDAY, MARCH 9

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

Sacred Sound Healing & Somatic Energy Workshop – 7-9pm, Hudson Valley Healing Center in Poughkeepsie welcomes Mariel Sol for an evening of Sound. An event not to be missed. $50. Info: HudsonValleyHealingCenter.com.

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

SATURDAY, MARCH 10

Foot Reflexology II – 9am-1pm. Open to students who have taken Introduction to Foot Reflexology. $49 (LES425). Dutchess Community College, South Campus, Wappingers Falls. Register directly with school: 845.431.8910. Online: SunyDutchess.edu/cfweb.

Semi-Private Beginners Yoga – 10:30-11:30am. Feel supported and comfortable in a semi-private session limited to five students. Katonah. 914.479.2594. HipHeather.com.

Chakra Workshop – Noon-2pm. With Pritam Bani Kaur. Learn each of our chakras with simple kriyas and meditations focused on the seven chakras to open and balance the flow of internal energy. $30. Devotion Yoga, 2055 Albany Post Rd, Croton on Hudson. Preregister: 914.930.7707. DailyDevotionYoga.com.

LifeForce Yoga Self-Care Saturday Retreat – Noon- 4pm. With Kat Larsen. Breathwork, mudras, asanas for grounding/strength. Yoga chakra clearing meditation and yoga nidra. High tea light lunch provided. $90. Limited space. The Temperance Center, 453 White Plains Rd, Ste 203, Eastchester. Preregister/prepay: 914.793.2600. TheTemperanceCenter.com.

Reiki 2 Class – Mar 10-11. 1-5pm both days. With Anne Bentzen. Learn Reiki symbols, distance healing and create a powerful practice. $300. Balancing 4 Life, 3 Pheasant Dr, Armonk. 914.588.4079. Register online: Balancing4Life.com.

Yoga and the Heart – 1:30–4:30pm. With the Bhagavad Gita. Unfold the secrets held at one’s heart center. With Shari Friedrichsen. $45 members. $65 nonmembers advance. The Yoga Studio, Club Fit, 584 N State Rd, Briarcliff Manor. Info: Audrey Brooks: 914.582.7816. ytayoga.com.

Tibetan Sound Bowl Healing – 5:30-7pm. With Michelle Clifton. The bowls create a celestial harmonic sound that resonates with our energy field, having a profound healing effect on the nervous system, mind, body and soul. Mt Kisco. Michelle/fee info: 914.447.0822. Center4Healing.net.

Let Your Yoga Dance – 6:30-8pm. With Beth Bierko. Move through the chakras and expand joy. Golden Prana Yoga, 223 Katonah Ave, Katonah. 914.232.3473. Info/preregistration required: GoldenPrana.yoga.

SUNDAY, MARCH 11

Awakening Kundalini Energy Meditation Retreat –8:30am-3:30pm. Includes yoga class, moving guided meditations, chanting, sound bowls healing, breakfast and lunch. Limited availability. $100. Ganesha Spa, Peekskill. Register: 914.906.7238. Ganeshaspa.com.

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

Free Aura Soma Colour Therapy Discussion – 12:30pm. 60-min group session. There will be a drawing for one free colour reading. The Source NY, 143 Boardman Rd, Bldg 3, Poughkeepsie. Must RSVP: 845.214.0452. TheSource-NY.com.

Malas & Mantras Workshop – 1-3pm. Together we explore the meaning of Malas and create a mantra/intent to infuse into the Mala that participants create with hands on direction. $65. DG Sanctuary, 2 Lagrange Ave, Poughkeepsie. 845.473.2206. DreamingGoddess.com.

Monthly Reiki Circle – 2-3:30pm. With Deborah Amjadi. Reduce stress, relieve pain and accelerate healing without use of medication. Those new to reiki receive an individual or group energy healing. Practitioners welcome to participate in reiki exchanges. $20 cash. Mt Kisco. 914.864.0462. Center4Healing.net.

MONDAY, MARCH 12

Guided Meditation – 7-7:45pm. With Amy Kaufman. $20. Golden Prana Yoga, 223 Katonah Ave, Katonah. 914.232.3473.

TUESDAY, MARCH 13

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

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 14

Natural Way to Quit Alcohol, Sugar, Smoking – 7-8pm. Learn simple, effective method for quitting smoking, alcohol, sugar and more. 80 percent success. Simpler than most dare to believe. Free lecture. Briarcliff location. 914.705.1805. Weiss-Method.com.

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

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, MARCH 15

Bionutrient Food Association Meeting – 5:30-7:30pm – Monthly potluck meetings for gardeners, farmers, nutritionists and foodies at all levels of experience. Themed presentations, networking and demos. Westchester Land Trust in Bedford Hills. Info: Bionutrient.org.

Reiki Circle – 7-9pm. Reiki students and practitioners of all levels and traditions welcome. No reiki experience necessary. $20. Golden Prana Yoga, 223 Katonah Ave, Katonah. Preregistration required: 914.232.3473.

FRIDAY, MARCH 16

New Life Expo – Mar 16-18. America’s longest-running event focused on holistic enlightenment and rejuvenation. 100 exhibitors and speakers including Mas Sajady, Kimberly Meredith, Brenda Cobb and more. Hotel New Yorker, 481 8th Ave, NYC. Info: NewLifeExpo.com.

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

SATURDAY, MARCH 17

Maple Weekend: Pancake Breakfast – 3/17 & 3/18. Seatings at 9am, 10am, 11am for a pancake breakfast. Farm overlooks the Croton watershed and NYC skyline. Adult $10, Children 3-12 $8, Children Under 3 Free, Hilltop Hanover Farm, 1271 Hanover St., Yorktown Heights. Info: 914.962.2368. hilltophanoverfarm.org.

Free Lecture: The Kidney/Heart Connection – 1-3pm. Light refreshments will be served. Dr. Kaushik’s Ayurvedic and Naturopathic Clinic, Yellow Monkey Village, 792 Rte 35, Cross River. 914.875.9088. DrKaushik.com.

New Moon Yin Yoga: Manifest & Restore – 1:30-3pm.The new moon is a special time to set seeds of intention. Tune into one’s heart’s desires with contemplative yin yoga. Katonah. 914.479.2594. HipHeather.com.

Shamanism: Ancient Indigenous Medicine – 2-4pm. With Melanie Ryan, Indigenous people knew how to heal the mind, body and soul. Learn the empowering healing practices existing for centuries worldwide. $40 door. Mt Kisco. 914.86.40462. Online: Center4Healing.net.

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.

SUNDAY, MARCH 18

Reiki I Training: Shoden – 10am-4pm. With Deborah Amjadi. Open energy channels to the powerful healing system of Mikao Usui Reiki. Learn history, explore and practice reiki protocols and more. Reiki II held in Apr. $225 door. Mt Kisco. Deborah: 914.329.2751. Online: Center4Healing.net.

Interfaith Sundays at The Chapel at Croton Falls – 10:30am-12pm. All welcome. Refreshments follow. (Next to the Schoolhouse Theater). Parking is available across the street. The Chapel at Croton Falls, 609, Rt. 22, Croton Falls. Info: ChapelatCrotonFalls.org.

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

Free Aura Soma Colour Therapy Discussion – 12:30pm. 60-min group session. There will be a drawing for one free colour reading. The Source NY, 143 Boardman Rd, Bldg 3, Poughkeepsie. Must RSVP: 845.214.0452. TheSource-NY.com.

Refuge Recovery Group Meeting – 7-8:15pm. Peer led Buddhist inspired path to healing and recovery for all types of addictions and suffering. All welcome, small donation suggested. Devotion Yoga of Westchester, 2055 Albany Post Rd, Croton on Hudson. 914.930.7707. DailyDevotionYoga.com.

MONDAY, MARCH 19

Free Lecture: What is Ayurvedic Medicine and How Does It Compare with Western (Allopathic) Medicine? – 7-9pm. With Dr. Somesh Kaushik, an Ayurvedic and Naturopathic physician. Ridgefield Library, 472 Main St. 203.438.2282. RidgefieldLibrary.org.

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

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 21

Quit Alcohol Simply and Permanently – 7-8pm. Learn about the Weiss Method—helping people around the world overcome alcohol and other addictions. Easier than people ever thought possible.80 percent success. Free lecture. Briarcliff location. 914.705.1805. Weiss-Method.com.

Spring Equinox Yoga & Meditation – 7-8:30pm. With Dharam Atma Kaur. Balance and renew. Start spring with a gentle kundalini kryia, Extended gong bath and chanting. Golden Prana Yoga, 223 Katonah Ave, Katonah. 914.232.3473.

Free Lecture: What is Ayurveda and What Can It Do for You? – 7-9pm. With Dr. Somesh Kaushik, an Ayurvedic and Naturopathic physician. The Phoenix & The Rose, 46 Bedford Rd, Katonah. 914.434.2999. 917.924.0993.

THURSDAY, MARCH 22

Holistic Moms Meeting: How to Correct Reading Challenges and ADHD Naturally – 7:30pm. Suzanne Buchauer,  presents a groundbreaking, drug free correction program called Davis Correction Programs. At Rye Free Reading Room, 1061 Boston Post Rd, Rye. Info: HolisticMoms.org.

FRIDAY, MARCH 23

Qi Gong for Seniors – Mar 23, 30, Apr 6, 13, 20 and 27. 10am-Noon. Six-class series (LES451). $129. Dutchess Community College, South Campus, Wappingers Falls. Register directly with school: 845.431.8910. Online: SunyDutchess.edu/cfweb.

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

SATURDAY, MARCH 24

Maple Weekend: Pancake Breakfast – 3/24 & 3/25. Seatings at 9am, 10am, 11am for a pancake breakfast. Farm overlooks the Croton watershed and NYC skyline. Adult $10, Children 3-12 $8, Children Under 3 Free, Hilltop Hanover Farm, 1271 Hanover St., Yorktown Heights. Info: 914.962.2368. hilltophanoverfarm.org.

Shamanic Reiki Training Level One – Mar 24-25. 10am-5pm. With Melanie Ryan. Become a vessel for healing. Be attuned to Mikao Usui Reiki and the intuitive, psychic healing powers used for centuries by shamans. $425. Mt Kisco. 914.864.0462. Center4Healing.net.

Goddess Rising Restorative Yoga Workshop – 1:30-3pm. Half of the proceeds will be donated to the Omega Women’s Leadership Center. Katonah. 914.479.2594. HipHeather.com.

SUNDAY, MARCH 25

Book Club at Merritt Bookstore – 10:30am-Noon. First book is Her Body and Other Parties: Stories by Carmen Maria Machado, a short story collection that was shortlisted for the 2017 National Book Awards. Merritt Bookstore, 57 Front St, Millbrook. Info: merrittbooks.com.

Natural Way to Quit Sugar, Overeating, Smoking – Noon-1pm. Learn simple, effective method for quitting smoking, alcohol, sugar and more. 80 percent success. Simpler than most dare to believe. Free lecture. NYC location, E 37th btwn Park & Lex. 914.705.1805. Weiss-Method.com.

Quit Alcohol Simply and Permanently – 1-2pm. Learn about Weiss Method—helping people around the world overcome alcohol and other addictions. Easier than ever thought possible. 80 percent success. Free lecture. NYC location, E 37th btwn Park & Lex. 914.705.1805. Weiss-Method.com.

Kundalini Yoga & Gong Meditation – 5-6:30pm. With Pritam Bani Kaur. New time. 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.

TUESDAY, MARCH 27

Yoga for Arthritis Workshop – 2-4pm. Quest Yoga Arts, 11-13 E Main St, Mt Kisco. Preregister/detailed workshop description: 914.996.4286. QuestYogaArts.com (workshops tab).

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 28

Curing Addiction from the Core: Weiss Method Info-Lecture – 7-8pm. Learn about unseen energy of addiction and how this simple, natural method helps one quit for good. Alcohol, smoking, sugar and behaviors. 80 percent success. Free lecture. Briarcliff location. 914.705.1805. Weiss-Method.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, MARCH 30

Psychic Reiki – 5-7pm. With Brett Bevell . $35. Synchronicity, 1511 Rte 22, Brewster. RSVP: 845.363.1765. Info: SynchronicityNY.com.

Healing Unwanted Habits and Empower Your Self-Healing – 6-8pm. With Mandeep Kaur Khalsa. Four Fridays. $45 per class. Preregistration required. Golden Prana Yoga, 223 Katonah Ave, Katonah. 914.232.3473.

SATURDAY, MARCH 31

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

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 4

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

SATURDAY, APRIL 7

The Buddy System Movie Screening – 4:15-6pm. Intimate stories of three families touched by autism, who experience meaningful change when a specially trained assistance dog comes into each of their lives. Q&A after screening. Merritt Bookstore, 57 Front St. Millbrook. Info: MerrittBooks.com.

 

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

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

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

UPCOMING EVENTS
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SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 4

Tibetan Bowl Sound Journey – 3-4:30pm. Quest Yoga Arts, 11-13 E Main St, Mt Kisco. 914.996.4286. Preregister/detailed workshop description: QuestYogaArts.com (workshops tab).

MONDAY, FEBRUARY 5

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

TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 6

Qi Gong Classes – Feb 6, 20. 6:30-7:30pm. $10. Sacred Space Healing Arts, 436 Main St, Beacon. 845.416.4598. Info: EmpoweredByNature.net.

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 7

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

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 9

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

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

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 10

Free Information Session for 200-hour Basic Yoga Teacher Training – Mar 4/training begins. Quest Yoga Arts, 11-13 E Main St, Mt Kisco. 914.996.4286. Preregister/training details: QuestYogaArts.com (teacher training tab).

Tao Yin & Meditation – 9am-12pm. $25. Register direct with the school. Desmond Campus for Adult Enrichment, Mount Saint Mary College, 6 Albany Post Rd, Newburgh. 845.565.2076. Online: msmc.edu/communityed.

Heart Health: The Power of Mind and Spirit – 1-3pm. Free lecture. Light refreshments will be served. Dr. Kaushik’s Ayurvedic and Naturopathic Clinic. Yellow Monkey Village, 792 Rte 35, Cross River. DrKaushik.com.

Creating the New Year with Intention – 1-4pm. Weave a home protection amulet. Imbolc Honors Brigid, the Celtic Goddess of fire and inspiration, healing, poetry and smith craft. $15. DG Sanctuary. 2 Lagrange Ave, Poughkeepsie. 845.473.2206. DreamingGoddess.com.

Heart Chakra Healing with Vedic Astrology – 1-4pm. Self-care with the cosmos. Personal fast day, gemstone and a five-min heart chakra healing. Sign up, get chart for $20. Katonah Pharmacy, 202 Katonah Ave. Info: 914.232.1109.

Ayurveda and Yoga – 1:30–4:30pm. With Deirdre Breen. Explore how to integrate these twin sciences on the mat and in life. $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.

Removing Obstacles – 2-4:30pm. Workshop including live music and gong with Harnam. $45 Golden Prana Yoga, 223 Katonah Ave, Katonah. Preregistration is required: 914.232.3473.

Tibetan Sound Bowl Healing – 5:30-7pm. With Michelle Clifton. The bowls create a celestial harmonic sound that resonates with our energy field, having a profound healing effect on the nervous system, mind, body and soul. Mt Kisco. Michelle/fee info: 914.447.0822. Center4Healing.net.

SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 11

Peace, Calm & Release – 11am-12:30pm. With Merrill Black and Sean Rachlin. Guided meditation, acupuncture point, mudras, mantras, healing bowls for insight, relaxation journey. $35. The Temperance Center, 453 White Plains Rd, Ste 203, Eastchester. Must preregister/prepay: 914.793.2600. TheTemperanceCenter.com.

Higher Self Connecting Circle – Feb 11, 25, Mar 11 and 25. 2-3:30pm. With Mary Ellen O’Brien. Two-month program to shift vibration and align with one’s higher self. Includes four group meetings and four individual coaching/healing sessions. At a beautiful retreat house in Cold Spring. AwakenYourTrueEssence.com.

Monthly Reiki Circle – 2-3:30pm. With Deborah Amjadi. Reduce stress, relieve pain and accelerate healing without the use of medication. Those new to reiki receive an individual or group energy healing. Practitioners welcome to participate in reiki exchanges. $20 cash. Mt Kisco. 914.864.0462. Center4Healing.net.

Couples Massage Workshop – 4:30-6:30pm. Quest Yoga Arts, 11-13 E Main St, Mt Kisco. 914.996.4286. Preregister/detailed workshop description: QuestYogaArts.com (workshops tab).

TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 13

Let Your Yoga Dance – 7-8pm. With Amy Planck. For adults. Experience joy and fun dancing expressively through the chakras. $109 eight-week semester.  Mt Pleasant Community Center, 125 Lozza Dr, Valhalla. Preregistration required: 845.803.5737. AmyPlanck.com.

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 14

Natural Way to Quit Alcohol, Sugar, Smoking – 7-8pm. Learn simple, effective method for quitting smoking, alcohol, sugar and more. 80 percent success. Simpler than most dare to believe. Free lecture. Briarcliff location. 914.705.1805. Weiss-Method.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.

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 15

New Moon Manifestation – 7-8pm. Together manifest 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.

Reiki Circle – 7-9pm. Experience the healing energy. Reiki students and practitioners of all levels and traditions welcome. No experience necessary. $20. Golden Prana Yoga, 223 Katonah Ave, Katonah. Preregistration required: 914.232.3473.

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 16

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

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 17

Breastfeeding Basics and the First Six Weeks Workshop – 1:30-4:30pm. For expecting women/couples (25 plus weeks). Before baby’s birth, learn basics and what to expect. Quest Yoga Arts, 11-13 E Main St, Mt Kisco. 914.996.4286. Preregister/detailed workshop description: QuestYogaArts.com (birth & baby tab).

SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 18

Divine Sleep Yoga Nidra – 10-11am. With Claudia Gukeisen. Monthly guided relaxation practice that cultivates mental/emotional and physical/body healing, inner peace and a deeper connection to oneself. $20. Mt Kisco. 914.864.0462. Center4Healing.net.

Interfaith Sundays at The Chapel at Croton Falls – 10:30am-12pm. All welcome. Refreshments follow. (Next to the Schoolhouse Theater). Parking is available across the street. The Chapel at Croton Falls, 609, Rt. 22, Croton Falls. Info: ChapelatCrotonFalls.org.

MONDAY, FEBRUARY 19

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

TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 20

Annual Tucson Tea & Stones Event – 6:30-7:30pm – A special showing as Rhianna has returned from the Tucson Gem & Mineral Show. Redeem Gem Cash while connecting with and learning about gems, stones and their properties. Free. Dreaming Goddess, 44 Raymond Ave, Poughkeepsie. 845.473.2206. DreamingGoddess.com.

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 21

Qi Gong Classes for Women-LES452 – Feb 21, 28, Mar 7 and 14. 6-8pm. Register directly with school. $89 four-class series. Dutchess Community College, South Campus, Wappingers. 845.431.8910. SunyDutchess.Edu/cfweb.

Quit Alcohol Simply and Permanently – 7-8pm. Learn about the Weiss Method—helping people around the world overcome alcohol and other addictions. Easier than people ever thought possible.80 percent success. Free lecture. Briarcliff location. 914.705.1805. Weiss-Method.com.

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 22

What Is Ayurvedic Medicine? – 7:30-8:30pm. Holistic Moms Network meeting. Dr. Somesh Kaushik, Ayurvedic and Naturopathic physician presents: “What is Ayurvedic Medicine and How Does It Compare with Western (Allopathic) Medicine?” Rye Free Reading Room, 1061 Boston Post Rd, Rye. 914.967.0480. HolisticMoms.org. RyeLibrary.org.

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 23

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

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

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 24

Reiki I and Reiki II Certification Classes – Feb 24-25. $450 for both. $295 to re-sit. Take one level only, if preferred. Ardsley. 914.393.4862. GinnyMackles.com.

How to Create Your Own Herbal Tea Blends-LES 454 – 9am-1pm. Register directly with school. $59. Dutchess Community College, South Campus, Wappingers Falls. 845.431.8910. Online: SunyDutchess.Edu/cfweb.

Chakra Balancing for Yourself – 9am-4pm. With Dorinda Gay. ARCB and NCBTMB approved for six CEU hours (LMT and Reflexologists). Learn basic principles/colors of each chakra and easy tools to clear them. Snow date Mar 3. $140. Mt Kisco. 914.864.0462. Center4Healing.net.

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

SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 25

Hudson Valley Holistic Market Winter Wellness – 10am-5pm. Two rooms of holistic vendors, psychics, healing practitioners, artisans and local businesses and classes. Family-friendly. Free.Hudson Valley Holistic Market at Best Western, 503 Washington Ave, Kingston. Info: Maryalyce Merritt, 845.729.8999; HVHolisticMarket.com.

Monthly Meditation Circle – 10:30-11:30am. With Cheryl Sprague. Using a variety of methods from singing bowls, drumming and more. Attend this dedication to self, finding peace and stillness. $15. DG Sanctuary. 2 LaGrange Ave, Poughkeepsie. 845.473.2206. DreamingGoddess.com

Natural Way to Quit Sugar, Overeating, Smoking – Noon-1pm. Learn simple, effective method for quitting smoking, alcohol, sugar and more. 80 percent success. Simpler than most might believe. Free lecture. NYC location, E 37th btwn Park & Lex. 914.705.1805. Weiss-Method.com.

Yoga & Art – Noon-3pm. Each participant will express their soul in color on paper. No art experience necessary. Art supplies provided. $25. Golden Prana Yoga, 223 Katonah Ave, Katonah. 914.232.3473.

Quit Alcohol Simply and Permanently – 1-2pm. Learn about Weiss Method—helping people around the world overcome alcohol and other addictions. Easier than ever thought possible. 80 percent success. Free lecture. NYC location, E 37th btwn Park & Lex. 914.705.1805. Weiss-Method.com.

Animal Communication: What Your Animal Companion Wants You to Know –2:30-4:30pm. Quest Yoga Arts, 11-13 E Main St, Mt Kisco. 914.996.4286. Preregister/detailed workshop description: QuestYogaArts.com (workshops tab).

MONDAY, FEBRUARY 26

Let Your Yoga Dance for Families –6-7pm. With Amy Planck. For adults and children ages 5-12. Experience joy and fun dancing expressively through colors of the rainbow (chakras). $159 for eight-week semester. Mt Pleasant Community Center, 125 Lozza Dr, Valhalla. Preregistration required: 845.803.5737. AmyPlanck.com.

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 28

Curing Addiction from the Core: Weiss Method Info-Lecture – 7-8pm. Learn about unseen energy of addiction and how this simple, natural method helps one quit for good. Alcohol, smoking, sugar and behaviors. 80 percent success. Free lecture. Briarcliff location. 914.705.1805. Weiss-Method.com.

A Course in Mysticism & Miracles – 7-9pm. With Jon Mundy, Ph.D, Lecture, publisher and author of Living a Course in Miracles. $35. Golden Prana Yoga, 223 Katonah Ave, Katonah. Preregistration required: 914.232.3473.

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.

SATURDAY, MARCH 3

Shamanic Reiki Hearth Circle – 5:30-7pm. With Melanie Ryan. Intimate, safe circle exploring teachings of indigenous shamans. Shamanic journey, meditation, circle shares around a hearth. Proceeds go to Siberian Shor Shaman Project with eomec.org. $20 cash suggested. Mt Kisco. 914.864.0462. Center4Healing.net.

 

 

 

 

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

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

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

UPCOMING EVENTS
Please call ahead to confirm event details.

WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 3

Knitting –10:30am-Noon. Come to learn or finish a project. $30 six sessions. $10 drop-in. Materials provided. Sarah’s House of Health, 900 S Lake Blvd, Mahopac. 845.803.8028. SarahsHouseOfHealth.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.

THURSDAY, JANUARY 4

Embodying Practice: A New Year’s Resolution Retreat – Jan 4-7. Begin the New Year with a resolution and intention to become more aware of the body and trust in its innate wisdom. GarrisonInstitute.org/embodying.

FRIDAY, JANUARY 5

Crossover Yoga Project Teacher Training – Jan 5-7. CYP’s teacher training. Gain tools to empower at-risk teen girls through trauma informed yoga, mindfulness, social justice and art therapy curriculum. $275. Happy Buddha Yoga, 2 N Church St, Goshen. Register: 845.313.0712.

Intention Group – 5:30-7pm. With Savannah. BYO paper and pen. $10. Synchronicity, 1511 Rte 22, Brewster. RSVP: 845.363.1765. Info: SynchronicityNY.com.

SATURDAY, JANUARY 6

Vision Board Workshop – 10am-4pm. Set 2018 intentions. Powerful goal setting event. $69. Materials provided. Sarah’s House of Health, 900 S Lake Blvd, Mahopac. 845.803.8028. SarahsHouseOfHealth.com.

Sanskrit and Nada Yoga, The Yoga of Sound, Workshop – 1-3pm. BYO notebook and clothes to move in. $30. beBhakti Yoga Center, 89 Dewindt St, one block off Main St, behind Library, Beacon. beBhaktiYoga.com.

SUNDAY, JANUARY 7

Quest Yoga Open House – Free massage demos and free yoga classes. Raffles. Visit website to see day’s program under workshops tab. Class space and massage slots are limited. Quest Yoga Arts, 11-13 E Main St, Mt Kisco. RSVP: 914.996.4286. QuestYogaArts.com.

Strong Core & Open Hips Workshop – Charles Matkin will explain how to leverage the strength of one’s core to dig deeper into the tightness of hips. $30. Shambhala Wellness Center, 4 S Chestnut St, Beacon. 845.797.1487. ShambhalaWellnessCenter.com.

Yoga Nidra – 10-11am. With Claudia Gukeisen. A guided relaxation bringing one’s mind into its restful, healing state suspended between awake and asleep. $20. Mt Kisco. 914.864.0462. Center4Healing.net.

Information Session – Noon. Hear info about 200-hour Basic Yoga Teacher Training beginning in March 2018. Free. Quest Yoga Arts, 11-13 E Main St, Mt Kisco. Register: 914.996.4286. QuestYogaArts.com.

Creating the New Year with Intention – 1-5pm. Set intentions for 2018 and look at the challenges and triumphs of 2017; craft intention candles. $35. DG Sanctuary. 2 Lagrange Ave, Poughkeepsie. 845.473.2206. DreamingGoddess.com.

Native American Dance Demonstration – 3pm and 5pm. Space limited. Free. Quest Yoga Arts, 11-13 E Main St, Mt Kisco. Register: 914.996.4286. QuestYogaArts.com.

40 Days to Personal Revolution Program – 6pm. 992 Main St, Fishkill. Info/registration: FireFlyFishkill.com.

MONDAY, JANUARY 8

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

TUESDAY, JANUARY 9

Qi Gong Classes – Jan 9 and 23. 6:30-7:30pm. $10. Sacred Space Healing Arts, 436 Main St, Beacon. 845.416.4598. Info: EmpoweredByNature.net

WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 10

Natural Way to Quit Alcohol, Sugar, Smoking – 7-8pm. Learn simple, effective method for quitting smoking, alcohol, sugar and more. 80 percent success. Simpler than most dare to believe. Free lecture. Briarcliff location. 914.705.1805. Weiss-Method.com.

What the Health… is Going on Your Plate? – Jan 10, 17, 24 and 31. 7:30-9pm. Four-part series. Cutting edge, evidence-based, personalized health planning program developed by Duke Integrative Medicine focusing on nutrition and nourishment. $30 materials fee. Katonah Library. Register: 914.232.3508.

FRIDAY, JANUARY 12

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

Sound Bath – 7:15-9pm. With Gina Kjek. Guided mindfulness meditation, crystal singing bowls, sonic tuning forks, rattles, chimes and tank drum and shruti box. Limited space. $40. The Temperance Center, 453 White Plains Rd, Ste 203, Eastchester. Must preregister/prepay: 914.793.2600. TheTemperanceCenter.com.

SATURDAY, JANUARY 13

Introduction to Foot Reflexology – 11am-2pm. $35. Sacred Space Healing Arts Studio, 436 Main St, Beacon. Donna Brickwood: 845.742.8494 . Info: SeekSacredSpace.com.

Chaturunga, Updog, Downdog – 1-3pm. Attend a workshop based on practice mastery and alignment in vinyasa, experience adaptation for each body and expression of the pose. Empower one’s practice to move with ease. 992 Main St, Fishkill. FireFlyFishkill.com.

Chronic Fatigue/Adrenal Fatigue: Fantasy Vs Reality – 1-3pm. Free lecture. Dr. Kaushik’s Ayurvedic and Naturopathic Clinic. Yellow Monkey Village, 792 Rte 35, Cross River. DrKaushik.com.

Art of Joy and Inspiration – 1:30-4:30pm. With Patty Holmes. Yoga practice to increase prana and foster gratitude and joy. The Yoga Studio, Club Fit, 584 N State Rd, Briarcliff Manor. Info/fee: Audrey Brooks: 914.582.7816. ytayoga.com.

Shoulder Opening & Strengthening – 4-5:30pm. With Charles Matkin. Using Asana, Pranayama and Guided Imagery to tap into the more gentle techniques for the shoulders and more. $40. Cold Spring Yoga Studio, 75 Main St. 845.265.4444. ColdSpringYoga.com.

Tibetan Sound Bowl Healing – 5:30-7pm. With Michelle Clifton. A celestial harmony with a profound healing effect on the nervous system, mind, body and soul. Mt Kisco. Fee info: 914.864.0462. Center4Healing.net.

SUNDAY, JANUARY 14

Reiki Circle – With Deborah Amjadi. Take part in circle for a restorative reiki healing experience to reduce stress, relieve pain and accelerate healing without the use of medication. $20 cash. Mt Kisco. 914.864.0462. Center4Healing.net.

Medium Anna Raimondi Book Signing – 1-3pm. Meet this well-known author and pick up a copy of her book. Synchronicity, 1511 Rte 22, Brewster. RSVP: 845.363.1765. Info: SynchronicityNY.com.

Clarity Breath Workshop – 6:30-9:30pm. A powerful method to release inner stress, heal old wounds, repressed emotions and past traumas stored in one’s body. Quest Yoga Arts, 11-13 E Main St, Mt Kisco. Preregister: 914.996.4286. QuestYogaArts.com.

MONDAY, JANUARY 15

Lightning Bugs Kids Camp – 9:15-11:45am. Ages 5-9. $20 per child. 992 Main St, Fishkill. FireFlyFishkill.com.

Wellness Night – 7-8:30pm. Meet our practitioners and hear tips for staying well during the winter. Free BEMER sessions. Sarah’s House of Health, 900 S Lake Blvd, Mahopac. 845.803.8028. SarahsHouseOfHealth.com.

WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 17

Qi Gong Classes for Women – Jan 17, 24 and 31—with Feb 7 as a flex snow date. 6-8pm. Sacred Space Healing Arts Studio, 436 Main St, Beacon. $20 each class. Donna Brickwood 845.742.8494. Info: SeekSacredSpace.com.

Tarot Wisdom Gathering – 6:30-8pm. May 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.

Quit Alcohol Simply and Permanently – 7-8pm. Learn about the Weiss Method—helping people around the world overcome alcohol and other addictions. Easier than people ever thought possible.80 percent success. Free lecture. Briarcliff location. 914.705.1805. Weiss-Method.com.

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

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, JANUARY 18

Community Opioid Overdose Training – 12:30-2pm. Westchester County Department of Health offers a free training for the public on how to respond to an opioid overdose using Naloxone (Narcan). Somers Library. Register: WestchesterGov.com/health.

FRIDAY, JANUARY 19

Acro Yoga Fundamentals Workshop – Will set a solid and safe foundation that incorporates yoga, partner exercises, basic flying and Thai yoga massage. $25. Shambhala Wellness Center, 4 S Chestnut St, Beacon. 845.797.1487. ShambhalaWellnessCenter.com.

Stretch Your Soul – With Julia Zern and Tara Gilman. Friday night yoga practice and kirtan. 992 Main St, Fishkill. Registration: FireFlyFishkill.com.

45th Annual Art Show: Bedford – 6:30-9pm/Preview Party/Jan 19; 10am-5pm/exhibition & sale/Jan 20–21, 1-5pm/Jan 26; 10am-5pm/Jan 27-28. Paintings, sculpture and photography by local artists. Party: $125 advance. $150 door. Free admission, other days. Bedford Historical Hall, Rte 22, Bedford. Info: ArtShowBedford.org.

Spiritual Movie Night – 6:30-9:30pm. Movie followed by discussion with Reverend Deena/Angel. $35. Sarah’s House of Health, 900 S Lake Blvd, Mahopac. 845.803.8028. SarahsHouseOfHealth.com.

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

Sound Healing & Tibetan Singing Bowls – 7:30-8:30pm. Michelle Clifton will play the singing bowls and awaken our bodies’ own innate healing abilities and re-tune our bodies. $25 donation. Cold Spring Yoga Studio, 75 Main St. 845.265.4444. ColdSpringYoga.com.

SATURDAY, JANUARY 20

Weschester Wholistic Wellness Danswell Expo – Multi-faceted health expo brings together local experts in support of physical, emotional, mental, spiritual and financial health in a soulful, fun and playful setting. Community Unitarian Universalist Congregation – White Plains, 468 Rosedale Ave. Tickets: TinyURL.com/Health-Wealth-Expo.

Qi Gong for Beginners and Experienced – 9am-Noon. $25. Desmond Campus for Adult Enrichment, 6 Albany Post Rd, Newburgh. Register direct with the school: 845.565.2076. Online: msmc.edu/communityed.

Reiki Level 2 Training – 10:30am-2:30pm. With Brett Bevell. Training in traditional Usui Mikao Reiki System. $250. Mt Kisco. 914.864.0462. Center4Healing.net.

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

Sound Bath – 4:30-6:30pm. With Gina Kjek. Guided mindfulness meditation, crystal singing bowls, sonic tuning forks, rattles, chimes and tank drum and shruti box. Limited space. $40. The Temperance Center, 453 White Plains Rd, Ste 203, Eastchester. Must preregister/prepay: 914.793.2600. TheTemperanceCenter.com.

SUNDAY, JANUARY 21

Music Brunch at Wainwright House – 11:30am-2:30pm. The Gary Adamson Trio perform. Hear a variety of music overlooking Rye Harbor. $55 includes brunch by Corner Stone Caterers, wine, champagne and the concert. 260 Stuyvesant Ave, Rye. Registration: 914.967.6080.

Candle Meditation Workshop – 3:30-6:30pm. Experience a powerful meditation using reiki candles as a co-creation tool to support the manifestation of one’s goals and intentions for the New Year. Quest Yoga Arts, 11-13 E Main St, Mt Kisco. Register: 914.996.4286. QuestYogaArts.com.

MONDAY, JANUARY 22

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

WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 24

Curing Addiction from the Core: Weiss Method Info-Lecture – 7-8pm. Learn about unseen energy of addiction and how this simple, natural method helps one quit for good. Alcohol, smoking, sugar and behaviors. 80 percent success. Free lecture. Briarcliff location. 914.705.1805. Weiss-Method.com.

THURSDAY, JANUARY 25

All about Medical Marijuana – 7:30pm. Dr. June Chin discusses conditions that qualify for treatment under 2014 New York State law. Dr. Chin integrates medical cannabis to children and adults and has seen how it benefits patients. Rye Free Reading Room, 1061 Boston Post Rd, Rye. HolisticMoms.org.

FRIDAY, JANUARY 26

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

SATURDAY, JANUARY 27

The Feminine Second Spring – Evolving with Grace, Vitality and Beauty through Perimenopause and Menopause, LES 453 – 9am-1pm. $49. Register directly with school: Dutchess Community College – South Campus, Wappingers Falls. 845.431.8910. Online: SunyDutchess.Edu/cfweb.

Yoga Mini Retreat – 2-4pm. Bliss out, restorative yoga, aromatherapy, reiki, meditation with Mary Brennan. $40. Sarah’s House of Health, 900 S Lake Blvd, Mahopac. 845.803.8028. SarahsHouseOfHealth.com.

Shamanic Reiki Hearth Circle – 5:30-7pm. With Melanie Ryan. Meditations, sharing, shamanic journey and group energy healing. 70 percent of proceeds go to preserving indigenous shamans’ teachings. $20 cash suggested. Mt Kisco. 914.864.0462. Center4Healing.net.

Album Release Kirtan Party – 7pm. Sing, dance or just listen to the music, the tabla, the harmonium and the dulcimer. $15. beBhakti Yoga Center, 89 Dewindt St, one block off Main St, behind Library, Beacon. beBhaktiYoga.com.

SUNDAY, JANUARY 28

Monthly Meditation Circle – 10am. With Cheryl Sprague. Using variety of methods from singing bowls, drumming and more, attend this dedication to oneself and find peace and stillness in life. $15. DG Sanctuary. 2 LaGrange Ave, Poughkeepsie. 845.473.2206. DreamingGoddess.com.

Natural Way to Quit Sugar, Overeating, Smoking – Noon-1pm. Learn simple, effective method for quitting smoking, alcohol, sugar and more. 80 percent success. Simpler than most dare to believe. Free lecture. NYC location, E 37th btwn Park & Lex. 914.705.1805. Weiss-Method.com.

Quit Alcohol Simply and Permanently – 1-2pm. Learn about Weiss Method—helping people around the world overcome alcohol and other addictions. Easier than ever thought possible. 80 percent success. Free lecture. NYC location, E 37th btwn Park & Lex. 914.705.1805. Weiss-Method.com.

5 Rhythms – 5-7pm. Movement is the medicine and metaphor, reaching across all languages, cultures/age groups to transform suffering into art, art into awareness and awareness into action. $25 donation. Cold Spring Yoga Studio, 75 Main St. 845.265.4444. ColdSpringYoga.com.

WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 31

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

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 7

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

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

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

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

UPCOMING EVENTS
Please call ahead to confirm event details.

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 1

The One Life We’re Given: Finding the Wisdom that Waits in Your Heart – Dec 1-3. With Mark Nepo. Explore how to inhabit the one life given by getting closer to life, loving what one does, finding what can last and more. GarrisonInstitute.org/marknepo.

Introduction to Kundalini Yoga and Meditation – 9:30-11am. With Pritam Bani Kaur. Beginner class. Movement, breath and meditation taught at a slower pace and more. First class free. $20 drop-in. Devotion Yoga, 2055 Albany Post Rd, Croton on Hudson. 914.930.7707. DailyDevotionYoga.com.

Intention Group – 5:30-7pm. With Savannah. BYO paper and pen. $10. Synchronicity, 1511 Rte 22, Brewster. RSVP: 845.363.1765. Info: SynchronicityNY.com.

SATURDAY, DECEMBER 2

Entertaining in the Country at Merritt Bookstore – With Joan Osofsky and Abby Adams. Join featured authors of: Entertaining in the Country: Love Where You Eat: Festive Table Settings, Favorite Recipes, and Design Inspiration 57 Front St, Millbrook. Info: 845.677.5857. MerrittBookstore.com.

Learn the Tarot Part 1 – 10am-2pm. With Amy Benesch. Part 2 held Dec 9. $200 for both classes. Synchronicity, 1511 Rte 22, Brewster. RSVP: 845.363.1765. Info: SynchronicityNY.com.

Shamanic Reiki Level Two Training – Dec 2-3. 10am-5pm. With Melanie Ryan. Experiential weekend deepens integration of two ancient healing forms, Shamanism with reiki. Will practice time-tested methods that enhance intuition and expand consciousness. $435. Mt Kisco. 914.864.0462. Center4Healing.net

Annual Arlington Holiday Festival – Dec 2-3. Noon-6pm. Sip goddess glitter nog while making one’s way through the streets of Arlington on the Eggnog Crawl. Shopping village, children’s activities, parade and more. Dreaming Goddess 44 Raymond Ave, Poughkeepsie. 845.473.2206. ArlingtonHasIt.org.

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

Full Moon Kirtan – 7-8:30pm. With Sita’s Light. Sing, listen, dance, recline or meditate to call and response chanting of sacred mantras with guitar and more. Sacred Spirit Yoga and Healing Arts Center, 343 Broadway, Dobbs Ferry. Pricing info: SacredSpiritYogaCenter.org.

Sacred Chant Kirtan – 7-9pm. With Harnam. Musical celebration of spirit. Experience peace and joy with mantra, voice and guitar. $25. Golden Prana Yoga, 223 Katonah Ave, Katonah. Preregistration required: 914.232.3473.

SUNDAY, DECEMBER 3

Pulse Manifestation – 10am-5pm. Led by Janet Catalina. Learn an easy- to-use tool to become empowered, create a new future and let go of blocks. Ixchel Center, Hartsdale. Info: pulsemanifestation.com. Contact Janet at 914.548.8372.

The Order of Melchizedek and Priesthood Class for Ordination into Interfaith – 1-4:30pm. With Rev Dan Chesbro. Learn history, ceremonial rituals, legal duties and receive powerful divine attunement. $100 class. $250 class and ordination with certificate. KatonahSPACE 44 Edgemont Rd, Katonah. 914.236.4503. StarvisionsCommunity.org.

Yin Yoga & Meditation – 4:30-6pm. Practice hydrates connective tissues and gives internal organs a much needed massage. Quest Yoga Arts 11 E Main St, Mt Kisco. Preregister: 914.996.4286. QuestYogaArts.com.

Women’s Full Moon Gathering – 7-8:30pm. 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.

MONDAY, DECEMBER 4

Free Meet, Greet and Sample Reiki – 10am-Noon. With Anne Bentzen. Learn about benefits of reiki, ask questions, receive brief experience of reiki healing. Apogee, 170 Harris Rd, Bedford Hills. 914.244.1606.

Validating the Afterlife – 6-8pm. With Roland Comtois delivering channeled messages for the soul. Receive messages of eternal love, hope and healing. $80. Bedford Presbyterian Church, 44 Village Green, Bedford. 914.588.4079. Register: StarvisionsCommunity.org.

Panic to Powerful – 6:30-8pm. ‘The Cancer Journey’ workshop for those with cancer, caregivers or survivors. Free. Katonah Village Library, 26 Bedford Rd, Katonah. Register: 914.232.3508.

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.

TUESDAY, DECEMBER 5

Free Lunchtime Lecture: The Excretory System – 1-2pm. The last in the series of Body-system-specific lectures led by Dr. Kaushik. Presented by Dr. Kaushik’s Ayurvedic and Naturopathic Clinic. Yellow Monkey Village, 792 Rte 35, Cross River. Info: 914.875.9088. DrKaushik.com.

Meditation for Love, Light & Protection – 6-7:30pm. Powerful guided imagery meditation to send out love and light to others. Leave feeling relaxed and re-energized. Reviva Skin and Body Solutions, 929 Main St, Fishkill. RSVP required: 844.363.7894. RevivaBody.com.

Breast Cancer: Oxidative Therapies, Hyperbaric and Topical Nutrition – 6-7:30pm. Masters Holistic Health Series with Dr. Michael Wald. Lean to reprogram basic cancer causes including oxidation, immune-deficiency and cell-talk. Free. 86 Smith Ave, Ground Flr, Back Entrance, Mt Kisco. Must RSVP: 914.552.1442. BloodDetective.com.

Kundalini Yoga & Gong Meditation –7-8:30pm. With Pritam Bani Kaur. Use movement, sound current, breath and meditation, 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.

WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 6

Natural Way to Quit Alcohol, Sugar, Smoking – 7-8pm. Learn simple, effective method for quitting smoking, alcohol, sugar and more. 80 percent success. Simpler than most dare to believe. Free lecture. Briarcliff location. 914.705.1805. Weiss-Method.com.

THURSDAY, DECEMBER 7

Foodie Club for Teens – Dec 7, Jan 11, 25, Feb 8, Mar 8, 22, Apr 19 and May 3. 3:15-4:30pm. Tweens in grades 6th and up. Make snacks and small meals that the group can enjoy using the library staff kitchen. Register: 914.232.5717. SomersLibrary.org.

Aroma Yoga – 6-7pm. Learn how to incorporate Young Living essential oils into one’s yoga practice. BYO yoga mat. Products available for purchase. Reviva Skin and Body Solutions, 929 Main St, Fishkill. RSVP required: 844.363.7894. RevivaBody.com.

Lunar Sound Bath – 7-9pm. Gentle Kundalini Yoga Kriya to honor the present moon phase followed by an extended relaxation with gongs. Golden Prana Yoga, 223 Katonah Ave, Katonah. Preregistration required: 914.232.3473.

Using Homeopathy and Functional Medicine in a Family Practice – 7:30pm. Susanne Saltzman, MD discusses ways to treat acute and chronic conditions in adults and children. Rye Free Reading Room, 1061 Boston Post Rd, Rye. HolisticMoms.org.

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 8

Healing Circle for Stress Reduction and Health Enhancement – 12:30-2:30pm. With Anne Bentzen. Deep relaxation with reiki offers natural healing solutions in group setting. Max 12. $30 Apogee, 170 Harris Rd, Bedford Hills. RSVP required: 914.244.1606. Text/info: 914.588.4079.

SATURDAY, DECEMBER 9

Kundalini Yoga & Meditation – 9:30-11am. With Pritam Bani Kaur. Movement, sound current, breath and meditation used to relax, 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.

Dynamic Gentle Yoga – 1:30–4:30pm. With Rudy Peirce. Experience a mindful style of yoga that opens and stimulates, releases aches and pains and de-stresses. The Yoga Studio, Club Fit, 584 N State Rd, Briarcliff Manor. Pricing/info: Audrey Brooks: 914.582.7816. ytayoga.com.

Tibetan Sound Bowl Healing – 5:30-7pm. With Michelle Clifton. Celestial harmonic sound that resonates with our energy field, having a profound healing effect on the nervous system and more. Mt Kisco. Pricing info: 914.447.0822. Michelle: Clifton.Michelle1@gmail.com. Center4Healing.net.

Infant Massage Instruction – 6-8pm. Physical and emotional benefits for one’s baby and a wonderful way to promote bonding. For new parents/grandparents with babies up to four months. Quest Yoga Arts 11 E Main St, Mt Kisco. Preregister: 914.996.4286. QuestYogaArts.com.

SUNDAY, DECEMBER 10

Reiki Level One Training – 10:30am-2:30pm. With Brett Bevell uses humor and grace toward discovery that all have the ability to be reiki healers. $250. Mt Kisco. 914.864.0462. Center4Healing.net.

Newborn Care – 12:30-3:30pm. Learn immediate newborn procedures, sleep expectations, cord care, starting a routine and more. For pregnant women 28 plus weeks and their partners. Quest Yoga Arts 11 E Main St, Mt Kisco. Preregister: 914.996.4286. QuestYogaArts.com.

MONDAY, DECEMBER 11

Energy Forecast for 2018 – With Carol Essig. Gain insights on how to navigate shifts for the coming year. $35. Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 236 S Bedford Rd, Mt Kisco. 914.588.4079. Register: StarvisionsCommunity.org.

Mindful Eating Workshop – 1:30pm. Understand how mood can affect food choices. Discover ways to enjoy favorite foods and how to choose foods to help mood. Register: 914.232.5717. SomersLibrary.org.

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

TUESDAY, DECEMBER 12

Free Lunchtime Lecture: The Excretory System – 1-2pm. The last in the series of Body-system-specific lectures led by Dr. Kaushik. Presented by Dr. Kaushik’s Ayurvedic and Naturopathic Clinic. Yellow Monkey Village, 792 Rte 35, Cross River. Info: 914.875.9088. DrKaushik.com.

Tea & Stones – 6:30-7:30pm. Grab a friend and join us for our first annual tea and stones holiday party. Free. Dreaming Goddess 44 Raymond Ave, Poughkeepsie. 845.473.2206. Full details: DreamingGoddess.com.

WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 13

Quit Alcohol Simply and Permanently – 7-8pm. Learn about the Weiss Method—helping people around the world overcome alcohol and other addictions. Easier than people ever thought possible.80 percent success. Free lecture. Briarcliff location. 914.705.1805. Weiss-Method.com.

THURSDAY, DECEMBER 14

Aromagathering – 6-8pm. Sample, experience and learn how to incorporate the healing powers of essential oils into everyday life. Young Living Oils available for purchase. Reviva Skin and Body Solutions, 929 Main St, Fishkill. RSVP required: 844.363.7894. RevivaBody.com.

Deep Restorative Yoga – 7-8:30pm. With Patricia. Props used to assist in holding poses for extended periods to experience progressive relaxation, reducing stress and more. All levels. Sacred Spirit Yoga and Healing Arts Center, 343 Broadway, Dobbs Ferry. Pricing info: SacredSpiritYogaCenter.org.

Reiki Circle – 7-9pm. Experience the healing energy of reiki. Reiki students and practitioners of all levels and traditions welcome. No reiki experience necessary. $20. Golden Prana Yoga, 223 Katonah Ave, Katonah. Preregistration required: 914.232.3473.

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 15

Cultivating Inner Stillness for the Winter Solstice: A Special Retreat on How to Meditate – Dec 15-17. Includes talks, sitting and walking meditation, yoga in place, guided meditation, group discussion and optional one-on-one interviews with a meditation instructor. GarrisonInstitute.org/wintersolstice.

Monthly Reiki Circle –7-8:30pm. With Deborah Amjadi. Reiki healing reduces stress, relieves pain and accelerates healing without use of medication. Those new to reiki receive either an individual or group energy healing. $20 cash. Mt Kisco. 914.864.0462. Center4Healing.net.

Archangel Healing Workshop – 7-9pm. With Shaman Elka Boren. $35. 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.

Sound Bath – 7:15-9pm. With Gina Kjek. Guided mindfulness meditation, crystal singing bowls, sonic tuning forks, rattles, chimes, and tank drum and shruti box. Limited space. $40. The Temperance Center, 453 White Plains Rd, Ste 203, Eastchester. Must preregister/prepay: 914.793.2600. TheTemperanceCenter.com.

Sound Healing & Tibetan Singing Bowls – 7:30-8:30pm. Michelle Clifton plays the singing bowls and awaken bodies’ own innate healing abilities and re-tune our bodies. $25 donation. SkyBaby Yoga & Pilate’s Studio, 75 Main St, Cold Spg. 845.265.4444. SkyBabyYoga.com.

SUNDAY, DECEMBER 17

Essentials for a More Easeful Birth: Couples Labor & Delivery Workshop – 1:30-5:30pm. Learn techniques for coping with challenges of labor before labor begins. For couples 25 plus weeks. Quest Yoga Arts 11 E Main St, Mt Kisco. Preregister: 914.996.4286. QuestYogaArts.com.

Winter Solstice Healing Night – 5-7pm. With Merrill Black. Restorative yoga, singing, lighting ceremony and meditation. $20 (half benefits a charity).The Temperance Center, 453 White Plains Rd, Ste 203, Eastchester. 914.793.2600. TheTemperanceCenter.com.

Kirtan – 6:30-8pm. With Satya Franche. Quest Yoga Arts 11 E Main St, Mt Kisco. Preregister: 914.996.4286. QuestYogaArts.com.

MONDAY, DECEMBER 18

Kundalini Yoga & Gong Meditation – 9:30-11am. With Pritam Bani Kaur. Use movement, sound current, breath and meditation to relax, 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.

TUESDAY, DECEMBER 19

Westchester Holistic Network: Astrology Panel forecasts 2018 at Yule Event – 6pm/Meditation for new and the seasoned; 6:30pm/Network with practitioners; 7-8:45pm/Astrology Panel: What’s Ahead in 2018. WHN members/first-timers free. $10 repeat nonmembers. Wainwright House, Rye. Register: WestchesterHolisticNetwork.org.

Unwind – 7:30-8:45pm. With Melia. We will “roll” stiff tired muscles in patterned sequences to help the entire skeleton decompress as muscles unwind. $20. SkyBaby Studio, 75 Main St, Cold Spg. 845.265.4444. SkyBabyYoga.com.

WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 20

Curing Addiction from the Core: Weiss Method Info-Lecture – 7-8pm. Learn about unseen energy of addiction and how this simple, natural method helps one quit for good. Alcohol, smoking, sugar and behaviors. 80 percent success. Free lecture. Briarcliff location. 914.705.1805. Weiss-Method.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.

THURSDAY, DECEMBER 21

Introduction to Kundalini Yoga and Meditation – 9:30-11am. With Pritam Bani Kaur. Beginner class. Movement, breath and meditation taught at a slower pace and more. First class free. $20 drop-in. Devotion Yoga, 2055 Albany Post Rd, Croton on Hudson. 914.930.7707. DailyDevotionYoga.com.

Winter Solstice Event – 6:30-8pm. Open the heart and soothe the soul. Embrace the solstice with Master Sound Healer Sergei and his profoundly healing Tibetan singing bowls. Kirtaning and candlelight ritual. Dreaming Goddess, 44 Raymond Ave, Poughkeepsie. 845.473.2206. DreamingGoddess.com.

Winter Solstice Ceremony and Community Celebration – 7-9pm. All ages. Native American drumming circle, share potluck food offerings and more. BYO drum or rattle. Seasonal celebration for the return of Light hosted by StarVisions and KatonahSPACE, 44 Edgemont Rd, Katonah.914.588.4079. StarvisionsCommunity.org.

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 22

Intention Group – 5:30-7:30pm. With Savannah. BYO paper and pen. $10. Synchronicity, 1511 Rte 22, Brewster. RSVP: 845.363.1765. Info: SynchronicityNY.com.

MONDAY, DECEMBER 25

Adult Guided Channeling/Meditation Group – 7:15-8:15pm. 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, DECEMBER 29

Spirit Circle – 7-8:30pm. With Carla Blaha. 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, group discussion. $20. The Temperance Center, 453 White Plains Rd, Ste 203, Eastchester. 914.793.2600. TheTemperanceCenter.com.

SATURDAY, DECEMBER 30

New Year Community Yoga – 4-5:30pm. With Franklin Shire. All-levels. Set intentions for personal and planetary transformation. Sacred Spirit Yoga and Healing Arts Center, 343 Broadway, Dobbs Ferry. Pricing info/early bird: SacredSpiritYogaCenter.org.

SUNDAY, DECEMBER 31

Natural Way to Quit Sugar, Overeating, Smoking – Noon-1pm. Learn simple, effective method for quitting smoking, alcohol, sugar and more. 80 percent success. Simpler than most dare to believe. Free lecture. NYC location, E 37th btwn Park & Lex. 914.705.1805. Weiss-Method.com.

Quit Alcohol Simply and Permanently – 1-2pm. Learn about Weiss Method—helping people around the world overcome alcohol and other addictions. Easier than ever thought possible. 80 percent success. Free lecture. NYC location, E 37th btwn Park & Lex. 914.705.1805. Weiss-Method.com.

THURSDAY, JANUARY 4

Embodying Practice: A New Year’s Resolution Retreat – Jan 4-7. Begin the New Year with a resolution and intention to become more aware of the body and trust in its innate wisdom. GarrisonInstitute.org/embodying.

FRIDAY, JANUARY 5

Crossover Yoga Project Teacher Training – Jan 5-7. CYP’s teacher training. Gain tools to empower at-risk teen girls through trauma informed yoga, mindfulness, social justice and art therapy curriculum. $275. Happy Buddha Yoga, 2 N Church St, Goshen. Register: 845.313.0712.

 

 

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

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

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

UPCOMING EVENTS
Please call ahead to confirm event details.

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 1

Kundalini Yoga & Gong Meditation – 7-8:30pm. With Pritam Bani Kaur. Use movement, sound current, breath and meditation to relax, 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.

Stop Brain Fog: Memory Gaps, Foggy Thinking, Depression and Obsessive Thinking – 7:30pm. Learn alternative methods for optimal brain functioning. $15. Lakeland Copper Beach Middle School.

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 2

Get Rid Of Pain Naturally—Aches, Pains, Backache, Headaches and Muscle Ache – 7:30pm. Discuss integrative methods to get rid of pain naturally. $15 take a remedy home, plus $5 material fee. Lakeland Copper Beach Middle School. Bonnie: 914.923.4346. BonniesHerbals.com.

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 3

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

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 4

Kundalini Yoga & Gong Meditation – 9:30-11am. With Pritam Bani Kaur. Use movement, sound current, breath and meditation to relax, 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.

Restorative Yoga for Lyme and Chronic Illness – 12:30-1:45pm. With Janet Jemmott. Gentle movement, constructive rest, pranayama and guided meditation. $20 suggested donation to benefit The Lyme Connection. 845.878.7800. InnerBalanceStudio.org.

Collage Quest: Accessing Your Inner Guidance with Color – Nov 4 and 11. 1-5pm. With Donna Thompson. Experience collage as a meditative path to creativity and self-discovery. $150 two sessions. $75 each. Sacred Spirit Yoga and Healing Arts Center, 343 Broadway, Dobbs Ferry. SacredSpiritYogaCenter.org.

Essentials for a More Easeful Birth: Couples Labor & Delivery Workshop – 1:30-5:30pm. With Kelly. Learn effective techniques for coping with the challenges of labor and more. Quest Yoga Arts, 11 E Main St, Mt Kisco. Preregister: 914.241.9642. QuestYogaArts.com.

SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 5

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

Psychic Development at Synchronicity with Carla Blaha – 12noon-1:30pm. $40. 1511 Rt 22 Brewster. Call Synchronicity to reserve space: 845.363.1765. Info: synchronicityny.com.

Free Tibetan Sound Bowl Journey – 2-2:30pm. With Carol. Experience the inner peace of sound bowl healing. A free sample of the scheduled Nov 19 workshop. Quest Yoga Arts, 11 E Main St, Mt Kisco. Preregister: 914.241.9642. QuestYogaArts.com.

MONDAY, NOVEMBER 6

Free Lecture: Arthritis and Autoimmunity—Treating the Cause with Ayurveda – 12:30-2pm. Presented by Dr. Kaushik’s Ayurvedic and Naturopathic Clinic. Armonk Library, 19 Whippoorwill Rd E, Armonk. 914.273.3887. DrKaushik.com.

TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 7

The Best Way to Eat – 6-7:30pm. Masters Holistic Health Series with Dr. Michael Wald. Eat, absorb and activate foods via food-nutrition timing. Free. 86 Smith Ave, Ground Flr, Back Entrance, Mt Kisco. Must RSVP: 914.552.1442. BloodDetective.com.

Acupressure Workshop – 7-8:30pm. Learn potent acupressure points that can easily access target issues such as back and neck pain, headaches, anxiety and insomnia. $25. SkyBaby Studio, 75 Main St, Cold Spg. 845.265.4444. SkyBabyYoga.com.

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 8

Women’s Wisdom Group – 10:30am-12:30pm. Share, connect and collaborate with other women in a secure and open environment. $50 drop-in. 501 Guard Hill Rd, Bedford. Fee pkg options: 914.218.3113. SlowMedicineTherapist.com.

Slow Medicine Study Group – 6-8pm. Receive Slow Medicine Doctor’s feedback on any health issue participant or loved one is experiencing in an open, relaxed and conversational environment. $45 drop-in. $100 for three. 223 Katonah Ave, Katonah. 914.218.3113 SlowMedicineTherapist.com.

Combatting Negativity in Your Daily Life – 6:30-8:30pm. Learn tools and rituals for protecting one’s emotional and spiritual space from the negative images, words and energy possibly encountered daily. $25. DG Sanctuary. 2 Lagrange Ave, Poughkeepsie. 845.473.2206. DreamingGoddess.com.

Plant Spirit Meditation – 7pm. Connect with spirit of the plants and gain insights and wisdom. Facilitated by Karine Gordineer of Green Girl Herbs and Healing. Hands of Serenity Healing, 1129 Main St, Fishkill. Register/class fee: 845.896.1915. HandsOfSerenityHealing.com.

Natural Way to Quit Alcohol, Sugar, Smoking – 7-8pm. Learn simple, effective method for quitting smoking, alcohol, sugar and more. 80 percent success. Simpler than most dare to believe. Free lecture. Briarcliff location. 914.705.1805. Weiss-Method.com.

Crown of Eternity Live in Concert: Exploring Consciousness through Sound – 7-9pm. $45. Golden Prana Yoga, 223 Katonah Ave, Katonah. Preregistration required: 914.232.3473.

Food Changes Everything – 7-9pm. Food choices are the most important factor in determining long term health. Sarah’s House of Health, 900 S Lake Blvd, Mahopac. Info, Sarah Montgomery: 845.803-8028.

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, NOVEMBER 9

Aromagathering – 6-8pm. Sample, experience, and learn how to incorporate the healing powers of essential oils into everyday life. Young Living Oils available for purchase. Reviva Skin and Body Solutions, 929 Main Street, Fishkill, NY. RSVP required:  844.363.7894. Revivabody.com.

Deep Restorative Yoga with Assists – 7-8:30pm. With Patricia and Sandra. Props used to assist in holding poses for extended periods to experience progressive relaxation and more. All levels. $20 drop-in. Sacred Spirit Yoga and Healing Arts Center, 343 Broadway, Dobbs Ferry. SacredSpiritYogaCenter.org.

Firefly Grand Re-Opening Celebration – 7-9pm. 992 Main St, Fishkill. FireflyFishkill.com.

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 10

Kundalini Yoga Retreat Weekend for Empowerment – Nov 10-12. Release unwanted habits and empower self-healing. $250 entire weekend. Golden Prana Yoga, 223 Katonah Ave, Katonah. Preregistration required: 914.232.3473.

Healing Circle for Stress Reduction and Health Enhancement – 12:30-2:30pm. With Anne Bentzen. Deep relaxation with Reiki offers natural healing solutions in group setting. Reiki Master. Max 12. $30. Apogee, 170 Harris Rd, Bedford Hills. RSVP/info: 914.244.1606.

Dao of Food: Autumn. Lungs + Large Intestine – 6:30-8pm. With Lifted Heart Acupuncture. Discover the food energetics of autumn foods. RSVP by 11/9. $30. $50/2. Includes soup, entree, dessert, tea. Good Choice Kitchen, 147 Main St., Ossining Info: goodchoicekitchen.com.

Archangel Healing Workshop – 7-9pm. with Shaman Elka Boren. $35. 1511 Rt 22 Brewster. Call Synchronicity to reserve space: 845.363.1765. Info: synchronicityny.com.

Aromatherapy Workshop – 7-9pm. With Danielle. Learn about essential oils and how they can help supplement well-being. Quest Yoga Arts, 11 E Main St, Mt Kisco. Preregister: 914.241.9642. QuestYogaArts.com.

Sound Bath – 7:15-9pm. Gina Kjek. Guided mindfulness meditation, crystal singing bowls, sonic tuning forks, rattles, chimes, tank drum, shruti box. Limited space. $40. The Temperance Center, 453 White Plains Rd, Ste 203, Eastchester. Must preregister/prepay: 914.793.2600. TheTemperanceCenter.com.

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 11

Transformational Teaching – 1:30-4:30pm. Use intention and conscious communication to facilitate wisdom in individuals and groups. With Ken Nelson and Lesli Lang. The Yoga Studio, Club Fit, 584 N State Rd, Briarcliff Manor. Info/fee, Audrey Brooks: 914.582.7816. ytayoga.com.

No location or city. Autoimmune: The Toll of Chronic Physiological Starvation – 2-4pm. With Dr. Marizelle Arce. Discussing effects of chronic lack of nutrients, leading to hyper-reactions called “autoimmune” and what can be done to correct degradation of the body. $49. 914.864.0462. Center4Healing.net.

Numerologist Julian Michael Helps You Celebrate Your 11:11 Enlightenment – 4-6pm. With Tesla meditation. Discover numerology secrets to know one’s life purpose. Bonus quick readings. $44. KatonahSPACE, 44 Edgemont Rd, Katonah. 914.236.4503. Register online: StarVisionsCommunity.org.

Sound Healing with Tibetan Bowls – 5:30-7pm. With Michelle Clifton. Experience deep relaxation in this magical session of Tibetan singing bowls, crystal bowls and chimes. $35 advance. $40 door. Mt Kisco. 914.447.0822. Center4Healing.net.

SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 12

Root to Rise: Meditation and Shamanism – 11:30am-4:30pm. With Melanie Ryan. Experience the profound effect of integrating the two ancient healing practices of Tibetan Buddhist Meditation and Shamanism, the ancient healing ways of indigenous people. $120. 914.864.0462. Center4Healing.net.

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

MONDAY, NOVEMBER 13

Free Health Lecture: Addictions—How to Break the Cycle through Ayurveda – 12:30-2pm. Presented by Dr. Kaushik’s Ayurvedic and Naturopathic Clinic. Armonk Library, 19 Whippoorwill Rd E, Armonk. 914.273.3887. DrKaushik.com.

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

TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 14

Malabsorption & Inflammation – 6-7:30pm. Masters Holistic Health Series with Dr. Michael Wald. Absorption is everything. Lean how to promote healthy inflammation for healing. Free. 86 Smith Ave, Ground Flr, Back Entrance, Mt Kisco. Must RSVP: 914.552.1442. BloodDetective.com.

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.

Kundalini Yoga & Gong Meditation – 7-8:30pm. With Pritam Bani Kaur. Use movement, sound current, breath and meditation to relax, 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.

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 15

National Smoke Out Day with Lifted Heart Acupuncture – Time TBA. Acupuncture helps with addiction and trauma. Try Ear Acupuncture to support those serious about quitting smoking and reducing stress. At Good Choice Kitchen, 147 Main St., Ossining Info: goodchoicekitchen.com.

Women’s Wisdom Group – 10:30am-12:30pm. Share, connect and collaborate with other women in a secure and open environment. $50 drop-in. 501 Guard Hill Rd, Bedford. Fee pkg options: 914.218.3113. SlowMedicineTherapist.com.

Holiday Gift Ideas – 6-7pm. Learn about great holiday gift giving ideas and stocking stuffers that support health and wellness from Young Living. Products available for purchase.  Reviva Skin and Body Solutions, 929 Main Street, Fishkill, NY. RSVP required:  844.363.7894. Revivabody.com.

Slow Medicine Study Group – 6-8pm. Receive Slow Medicine Doctor’s feedback on any health issue participant or loved one is experiencing in an open, relaxed and conversational environment. $45 drop-in. $100 for three. 223 Katonah Ave, Katonah. 914.218.3113. SlowMedicineTherapist.com.

Quit Alcohol Simply and Permanently – 7-8pm. Learn about the Weiss Method: helping people around the world overcome alcohol and other addictions. Easier than people ever thought possible.80 percent success. Free lecture. Briarcliff location. 914.705.1805. Weiss-Method.com.

Introduction to Kundalini Yoga & Meditation – 7-8:30pm. Suitable for beginners. Practice focused on breath, posture and mantra. A Kriya will be practiced putting teaching into action. Golden Prana Yoga, 223 Katonah Ave, Katonah. 914.232.3473.

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 16

Speed & Strength Enhancement – 6-7pm. Masters Holistic Health Series with Dr. Michael Wald. Food and Nutritional Supplement Timing Secrets. Free. Marti Martial Arts Academy, 118 Rte 117, Bypass Rd, Bedford Hills. Must RSVP: 914.552.1442.

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.

Kundalini Yoga & Gong Meditation – 7-8:30pm. With Pritam Bani Kaur. Use movement, sound current, breath and meditation to relax, 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.

Mindfulness & Meditation – 7-8:30pm. With Patricia Bloom, Learn foundational practices of mindfulness meditation: stillness, body scanning, mindful movement, plus informal practices to relieve stress. All levels. $10. Sacred Spirit Yoga and Healing Arts Center, 343 Broadway, Dobbs Ferry. SacredSpiritYogaCenter.org.

How Does a Naturopathic Doctor Differ From an MD? – 7:30pm. Dr. Kurt Beil, discusses integrative approach of naturopathic medicine: herbalism, nutrition and acupuncture to promote health and more. Rye Free Reading Room, 1061 Boston Post Rd, Rye. HolisticMoms.org.

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 17

Being Mindful: Enriching Your Everyday Life – Nov 17-19. With Sharon Salzberg and George Mumford. Weekend retreat exploring the vast potential of life through the cultivation of mindfulness and compassion. GarrisonInstitute.org/enriching.

Writing To Awaken – Nov 17-19. With Mark Matousek and Maria Sirois. In this workshop, gain tools to help flow between feelings of loneliness and belonging with more clarity, calm, curiosity and humor. GarrisonInstitute.org/writingtoawaken.

Live DJ Flow – 7-8:30pm. With MaryRose in a specialty flow for vitality with international yoga and Dj HiFi mixing live beats. Post practice mocktails by the Firefly Juice bar, 992 Main St, Fishkill. Reserve mat: FireflyFishkill.com.

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

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 18

Reiki 1 & 2 – 11am-4pm. With Reiki Master Marcus Feighery. $275. Call Synchronicity to reserve space: 845.363.1765. Info: synchronicityny.com.

Physical Origami Master Class – Noon-2pm. With David Regelin. Practice while gaining an understanding on how one posture folds and unfolds into another. $45 nonmembers. Saw Mill Club, 77 Kensico Dr, Mt Kisco. Visit: SawMillClub.com.

Inversion Workshop – 1-3pm. Learn the fundamentals of an inversion. Amazing for depression and to build strength and confidence. $30. beBhakti Yoga Center, Beacon. BebhaktiYoga.com.

Free Health Lecture: Fats – Sugar – Salt—Helpful or Harmful? – 3-5pm. Light refreshments will be served. Yellow Monkey Village, 792 Rte 35, Cross River. 914.875.9088.DrKaushik.com.

New Moon Gong Bath – 4-6pm. Gentle Kundalini Yoga Kriya followed by an extended relaxation with gongs. $30. Golden Prana Yoga, 223 Katonah Ave, Katonah. Preregistration required: 914.232.3473.

Partner Yoga – 5-7pm. With Danielle and Soledad. Bring a favorite person for a fun and peaceful partner yoga class. Quest Yoga Arts, 11 E Main St, Mt Kisco. Preregister: 914.241.9642. QuestYogaArts.com.

Psychic Reiki: Healing Secrets for Transformation – 5:30-7pm. With Brett Bevell. Energy healing is an expression of our infinite connection to divine life force and divine imagination. While moving through us, divine forces bring healing, wisdom and more. $30. 914.864.0462. Center4Healing.net.

SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 19

Kundalini Yoga & Gong Meditation – 9-10:30am. With Pritam Bani Kaur. Use movement, sound current, breath and meditation to relax, 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.

Awaken Wellness Fair – 10am-5pm. Speakers, healers, vendors and readers. 100+ exhibitors, 1000 guests. Double Tree Hotel, 455 S. Broadway, Tarrytown. Tickets/info: AwakenFair.com.

Double Workshop: Pilates and Lymphatics and Historical Pilates Exercises – 10am-5pm. Workshops hosted by Sean Gallagher and Elaine Ewing. $250. The New York Pilates Studio in NYC, 330 W 42nd St. 845.876.5686. RhinebeckPilates.com.

Harvest Wreaths – 2-5pm.Create a beautiful circle of natural materials to represent and facilitate abundance and gratitude in one’s home and life. $30. Hands of Serenity Healing, 1129 Main St, Fishkill. Register: 845.896.1915. HandsOfSerenityHealing.com.

Tibetan Bowl Sound Journey Workshop – 3-4:30pm. Sound, an important role in our lives in releasing stress, awaken creativity and more. Experience inner peace and power of sound healing. Quest Yoga Arts, 11 E Main St, Mt Kisco. Register: QuestYogaArts.com.

New Moon Meditation and Manifestation – 4-5pm. By Donation with Amy Benesch. Call Synchronicity to reserve space: 845.363.1765. Info: synchronicityny.com.

MONDAY, NOVEMBER 20

Free Health Lecture: Depression and Anxiety—Cultivating a Chemistry of Joy through Ayurveda – 12:30-2pm. Presented by Dr. Kaushik’s Ayurvedic and Naturopathic Clinic. Armonk Library, 19 Whippoorwill Rd E, Armonk. 914.273.3887. DrKaushik.com.

Evening of Wellness – 7-8:30pm. Attend and see how eight minutes on the Bemer mat could improve life. Free. Sarah’s House of Health, 900 S Lake Blvd, Mahopac. Info, Sarah Montgomery: 845.803.8028.

TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 21

Cancer & Autoimmune Disease – 6-7:30pm. Masters Holistic Health Series with Dr. Michael Wald. Aging is an allergy. Breakdown leads to more breakdown—stop the cycle naturally. Free. 86 Smith Ave, Ground Flr, Back Entrance, Mt Kisco. Must RSVP: 914.552.1442. BloodDetective.com.

Westchester Holistic Network Meeting – 7-8:30pm. Networking begins 6:30pm. Identify, capitalize on strengths with spiritual enlightenment coach, Blu Butterfly. WHN members/ first-timers free. $10 repeat non-members. Ixchel Center, Hartsdale. Register: westchesterholisticnetwork.org.

Unwind – 7:30-8:45pm. With Melia. We will “roll” stiff tired muscles in patterned sequences to help one’s entire skeleton decompress as muscles unwind. $20. SkyBaby Studio, 75 Main St, Cold Spg. 845.265.4444. SkyBabyYoga.com.

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 22

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, NOVEMBER 23

Thanksgiving Morning Gratitude Flow – 9:30am. With Tara and community. A heart opening, energetic practice to start one’s Thanksgiving Day. 992 Main St, Fishkill. FireflyFishkill.com.

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 24

White Friday – 10am-6pm. Frenzied Black Friday is transformed to our annual White Friday, with light refreshments and rejuvenating holiday magic all weekend. Dreaming Goddess, 44 Raymond Ave, Poughkeepsie. 845.473.2206. DreamingGoddess.com.

Faerie Crowns and Faerie Wings – 1pm and 2:30pm. 10 years and under must be accompanied by an adult. $15 one class. $25 both classes. Hands of Serenity Healing, 1129 Main St, Fishkill. Register: 845.896.1915. HandsOfSerenityHealing.com.

Core Principles of Pilates – 6-7:30pm. With Kate Petagine. An introductory workshop to a mat Pilates practice. Preregistration required. $25. Fishkill. InnerBalanceStudio.org.

Mediumship Circle – 7-8:30pm. With Carla Blaha. $40. Call Synchronicity to reserve space: 845.363.1765. Info: synchronicityny.com.

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 25

Serenity Saturday – 11am-6pm. Crystal Reiki sessions are just the thing to start off the holidays bright and balanced. $50. Hands of Serenity Healing 1129 Main St, Fishkill. Appt: 845.896.1915. HandsOfSerenityHealing.com.

Giving Thanks Community Yoga Gathering – 4-5:30pm. With Franklin Shire. All Levels yoga class to practice gratitude and benefit the Dobbs Ferry Food Pantry. $20 through Nov 19. Sacred Spirit Yoga and Healing Arts Center, 343 Broadway, Dobbs Ferry. SacredSpiritYogaCenter.org.

Shamanic Reiki Hearth Circle – 5:30-7pm. With Melanie Ryan. Our spiritual home where we come together in community. Group reiki healing, sharing, meditations and shamanic journeys. $20 door. Proceeds are donated to a non-profit for indigenous shamans. 914.864.0462 Center4Healing.net.

SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 26

Psychic Sunday – Noon-5pm. Psychic fundraiser for local families. 20-min readings for $25. Hands of Serenity Healing 1129 Main St, Fishkill. 845.896.1915. HandsOfSerenityHealing.com.

Natural Way to Quit Sugar, Overeating, Smoking – 12-1pm. Learn simple, effective method for quitting smoking, alcohol, sugar and more. 80 percent success. Simpler than most dare to believe. Free lecture. NYC location, E 37th btwn Park & Lex. 914.705.1805. Weiss-Method.com.

Quit Alcohol Simply and Permanently – 1-2pm. Learn about Weiss Method: helping people around the world overcome alcohol and other addictions. Easier than ever thought possible. 80 percent success. Free lecture. NYC location, E 37th btwn Park & Lex. 914.705.1805. Weiss-Method.com.

MONDAY, NOVEMBER 27

Free Health Lecture: Ayurveda and the Winter Season—Preparing for and Thriving in the Dark and Cold – 12:30-2pm. Presented by Dr. Kaushik’s Ayurvedic and Naturopathic Clinic. Armonk Library, 19 Whippoorwill Rd E, Armonk. 914.273.3887. DrKaushik.com.

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

TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 28

Memory, Energy & Anti-Aging – 6-7:30pm. Masters Holistic Health Series with Dr. Michael Wald. Brain-protection, energy-nutrition & reversing biological aging basics. Free. 86 Smith Ave, Ground Flr, Back Entrance, Mt Kisco. Must RSVP: 914.552.1442. BloodDetective.com.

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 29

Life-Changing Skincare – 6-7:30pm. Learn how to heal problematic skin conditions with dermatology-inspired skincare that targets aging, acne, sensitivity, dryness, and sun damage. Reviva Skin and Body Solutions, 929 Main Street, Fishkill, NY. RSVP required: 844.363.7894. Revivabody.com.

Slow Medicine Study Group – 6-8pm. Receive Slow Medicine Doctor’s feedback on any health issue participant or loved one is experiencing in an open, relaxed and conversational environment. $45 drop-in. $100 for three. 223 Katonah Ave, Katonah. 914.218.3113 SlowMedicineTherapist.com.

Curing Addiction from the Core: Weiss Method Info-Lecture – 7-8pm. Learn about unseen energy of addiction and how this simple, natural method helps one quit for good. Alcohol, smoking, sugar and behaviors. 80 percent success. Free lecture. Briarcliff location. 914.705.1805. Weiss-Method.com.

Connect with the Angelic Realm and Enlightened Beings – 7-9pm. With Carol Essig. Experience meditation and receive channeled energy healing touch of divine energy. Max 20. $25. Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 236 S Bedford Rd, Rte 172, Mt Kisco. 914.236.4503. Register online: StarVisionsCommunity.org.

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 1

The One Life We’re Given: Finding the Wisdom that Waits in Your Heart – Dec 1-3. With Mark Nepo. Explore how to inhabit the one life given by getting closer to life, loving what one does, finding what can last and more. GarrisonInstitute.org/marknepo.

SUNDAY, DECEMBER 3

Pulse Manifestation – 10am-5pm. Led by Janet Catalina. Learn an easy- to-use tool to become empowered, create a new future and let go of blocks. Ixchel Center, Hartsdale. Info: pulsemanifestation.com. Contact Janet at 914.548.8372.

The Order of Melchizedek and Priesthood Class for Ordination into Interfaith Ministry – 1-4:30pm. With Rev Dan Chesbro. Learn history, ceremonial rituals, legal duties and more. $100 class. $250 class and ordination with certificate. KatonahSPACE, 44 Edgemont Rd. 914.236.4503. StarvisionsCommunity.org.

MONDAY, DECEMBER 4

Roland Comtois, Medium, Spirit Guide, Author and Radio Show Host – 6-8pm. His channeled messages validate the afterlife including transcribed messages on Signature Purple Papers. Receive hope and healing. $80. Bedford Presbyterian Church, Village Green.

TUESDAY, DECEMBER 5

Breast Cancer: Oxidative Therapies, Hyperbaric and Topical Nutrition – 6-7:30pm. Masters Holistic Health Series with Dr. Michael Wald. Lean to reprogram basic cancer causes including oxidation, immune-deficiency and cell-talk. Free. 86 Smith Ave, Ground Flr, Back Entrance, Mt Kisco. Must RSVP: 914.552.1442. BloodDetective.com.

 

 

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