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

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

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

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 1

Crystal Bowl Sound Bath – Two Sessions: 6 & 7:30pm. Hudson Valley Healing Center in Poughkeepsie welcomes Daniel Lauter. $40, includes salt therapy. Info: HudsonValleyHealingCenter.com.

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 2

Invasive Vine Removal – Free-a-Tree Program – Join Groundwork Hudson Valley in combating a variety of invasive vines along the Old Croton Aqueduct Trail, 13-11 Arthur St, Yonkers. Info: Victor Medina: 914.375.2151. GroundWorkHV.org.

Zen Mind, Zen Space – 10am. Incorporate mindfulness meditation with creation of sacred art. Four-week series includes making smudging tools, black rock painting, dreamcatchers and candles. $40 per class. $140 series prepaid. Supplies included. Hands of Serenity Healing, 1129 Main St, Fishkill. Register: 845.896.1915. HandsOfSerenityHealing.com.

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

Sound Healing – 6-8pm. With Dan Lauter. Over 30 years of an internationally recognized practice, a not to be missed event. $30. Universal Healing Arts. 4 Crestview Ave, Cortlandt Manor. Register in advance: 917.737.4325. UniversalHealingArts.com.

SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 3

Stronger Together Solidarity Fair – 9:30-12:30pm. To raise awareness, exchange information and foster coalition building, unity and solidarity against all forms of injustice. Free. 1000 Pinebrook Blvd. Temple Israel, New Rochelle. RSVP: 914.235.1800.

LifeForce Yoga Chakra Balancing Flow & Yoga Nidra – 4:30-6pm. With Merrill Black. Gentle meditative flow using sounds, postures, hand gestures and restorative poses to balance chakras. Ending with yoga nidra. $20. The Temperance Center, 453 White Plains Rd, Ste 203, Eastchester. 914.793.2600. TheTemperanceCenter.com.

TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 5

Qi Gong Class – 6:30-7:30pm. (2/5, 2/12, 2/19 & 2/26) With Lorraine Hughes. $10. Sacred Space Healing Arts, 436 Main St, Beacon. Register: 845.416.4598. Empoweredbynature.net

Stony Kill Foundation Beekeepers Association – 7pm. Guest Speaker Travis Grout from Cornell’s Bee Lab will present: Turning Your Hobby into a Beekeeping Business. Stony Kill Farm, in the barn classroom, Rte 9D, Fishkill. $15 drop-in. Info: Facebook.com/StonyKillBeekeepers.

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 6

Natural Approaches to Anxiety – Learn holistic ways to manage anxiety from a naturopathic doctor. $25. $20 as part of a series. Beacon of Light Wellness Center, 4 S Chestnut St, Beacon. Alison 845.202.3515. BeaconOfLightWellnessCenter.com.

Homebuyer Orientation – 6:30-8pm. Learn about CHI’s services, the steps to homeownership and the resources available. Held monthly. Free. Greenburgh Public Library, 300 Tarrytown Rd, Elmsford. Register: CHIGrants.org.

Healers Sacred Circle at Universal Healing Arts – 7:30-9:30pm. An atmosphere of peace and healing led by Amazing Healer Gene Krackhel. Must have background in energy healing. $20. 4 Crestview Ave, Cortlandt Manor. 917.737.4325. UniversalHealingArts.com.

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 7

Opioid Crisis TED Talks at Somers Library – 1-3pm. Viewing and discussion of two TED Talks on countering the opioid crisis. Route 139 and Reis Park, Somers. Info: 914.232.5717;  visit SomersLibrary.org.

Finding Your Energetic Core supported with Homeopathy – 7:30pm. With Janice Solomon. Gentle yoga, breath work and visualization along with homeopathic concepts for vitality and health. Rye Free Reading Room, 1061 Boston Post Rd, Rye. Hosted by HolisticMoms.org.

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 8

Qi Gong Class – 10-11am. (2/8, 2/15, 2/22 & 3/1) With Lorraine Hughes. $15. Sandy Dutchess Yoga, 1575 Route 376 (Lynn Building) corner of All Angels Hills Rd, Wappingers Falls. Register: 845.416.4598.Empoweredbynature.net.

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

Healing Grief: A Medium’s perspective & Guidance on the Grief Process and the Afterlife – 7-8:30pm. With Carla Blaha. $35. Synchronicity, 1511 Rte 22 Brewster. Synchronicity, 1511 Rte 22, Brewster. Reserve seat: 845.363.1765. SynchronicityNY.com.

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

Group Past Life Regression – 7:30-9pm. For those wondering about their past life/lives. Take a journey into the unknown. $20. Universal Healing Arts, 4 Crestview Ave, Cortlandt Manor. Info: 917.737.4325. UniversalHealingArts.com.

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

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 9

Spot Bald Eagles at Boscobel – 9am-4pm. Snow date Feb 10. Viewing site for Teatown Hudson River EagleFest. No charge to visit EagleFest. Registration is not necessary. Info: Boscobel.org. Tickets to EagleFest in Croton: Teatown.org.

Foot Reflexology Clinic – 11am-6pm. With Reflexologist Lorraine Hughes. Experience reflexology and find out what it’s all about. 20 and 30-min sessions offered at discounted rate. Appointments recommended. Hands of Serenity Healing, 1129 Main St, Fishkill. Register: 845.896.1915. HandsOfSerenityHealing.com.

Introduction to Ayurveda and its Health Connection to Yoga – 1-4pm. Lecture presented by Dr. Somesh Kaushik, an Ayurvedic and Naturopathic physician. $25. Inner Balance Studio, 1072 Rte 311, above Sauro’s Deli, Patterson. RSVP Requested: 845.661.8664. InnerBalanceStudio.org.

Reiki 1 Class – Feb 9-10. 1-5pm/Sat and Sun. 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.

The Karma of Your Yoga Cues – 1:30-4:30pm. With Jason Ray Brown. Discover what not to say, as well as, what to say. $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.

Mediumship Demonstration – 2-4pm. Limited seating of 15 people. Tickets: $45. Celestial Touch, 7 Arch St, Pawling (Village). Preregistration required/info: 845.244.1767.

Holistic Chamber of Commerce Holistic Happy Hour – 6:30pm. Members will bring snacks, and nonmembers can attend for $5. Angel Aura Spiritual Boutique, Pawling. Information visit: HolisticChamberOfCommerce.com/pkpse.

SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 10

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

Angelic Channeling – Noon-4pm. With Margaret Doner. Have an opportunity to have a dialogue with the angelic realm and other spiritual entities. Find soul’s purpose, karmic history and more. $125. Universal Healing Arts. 4 Crestview Ave, Cortlandt Manor. 917.737.4325. UniversalHealingArts.com.

Heal Yourself and Others with Reflexology – 3-5pm. Christine Knowlton, introduces premise and techniques to show how it reduces stress and improves wellness. $45. Soulauras Wellness Center, 510 N State Rd, Briarcliff Manor. Info: Laura 914.941.2400.

Tuesday, February 12

Journey to Love Valentine’s Day Workshop – 7-8:15pm. Led by Pritam Bani Kaur.  Heart-centered focus with meditation, breath and deep relaxation; Gong and sound healing techniques. $25/$45 couple. Devotion Yoga of Westchester, 2055 Albany Post Rd, Croton on Hudson. Info:  914.930.7707.  Register: dailydevotionyoga.com Classes/Events tab.

Holistic Chamber of Commerce Meeting – 6:30-8pm. Topic: Preparing Your Tax Documents. Meetings are free for HCC members and $10 for nonmembers. Asian Temptation Fusion, 718 Dutchess Turnpike, Poughkeepsie. Info: HolisticChamberOfCommerce.com/pkpse.

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 13

Bionutrient Food Association Meeting – 5:30-7:30pm. Local growers, gardeners and anyone who may be interested in improving the quality of foods, through regenerative farming practices, are encouraged to attend. Sugar Hill Farm, 403 Harris Rd. Bedford Hills. Free. Info: WestchesterLandTrust.org.

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

Yin Yoga – 8-9:30pm. Weekly. A gentle movement to enlighten the body, mind and spirit. Mats provided free of charge. $15. Universal Healing Arts. 4 Crestview Ave, Cortlandt Manor. 917.737.4325. UniversalHealingArts.com.

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 15

Quit Alcohol Simply and Permanently – 7-7:45pm. Learn about Quit with Quinn: helping people overcome alcohol, smoking, sugar and other addictions more easily than they ever thought possible. 80 percent plus success. Free info session. Briarcliff location. 914.473.2015. QuitWithQuinn.com.

A Three-Part Series for Serious Healers: Unlocking Secrets of Healing – 7:30-9pm. Led by Gene Krackhel. Series starts with getting rid of fear. $125 series. $50 individual session. Universal Healing Arts. 4 Crestview Ave, Cortlandt Manor. 917.737.4325. UniversalHealingArts.com.

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

SATURDAY, February 16

Winter on the Farm – 11am-2pm. No-snow date: 2/23. Festivities include: farm animals, draft-horse-drawn sleigh rides, learn about the plants from a master gardener, maple syruping. Free. Donations appreciated. 79 Farmstead Ln., Wappingers Falls. Info: StonyKill.org.

The Essence, Spirit and Energy of Essential Oils – 1-5pm. Private location, please contact Lorraine Hughes via web site for more info: EmpoweredbyNature.net.

SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 17

Self-Care Sunday Retreat – 9:30am-5:30pm. Six teachers have come together to help restore and replenish feminine energy through empowering classes and workshops. $130. Balance Wellness Studio, 1851 E Main St, Rte 6, Mohegan Lake. Schedule/details/registration: 914.374.1471. BalanceOn6.com.

Interfaith Sundays at the Chapel at Croton Falls – 10:30am-12noon. I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings: A Celebration of Freedom with Dr. Hans B. Hallundbaek, Presbyterian Prison Partnership. 609, Rt. 22, Croton Falls. Info: chapelatcrotonfalls.org.

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

Yin Yoga Class – 8-9:30pm. Release that which does not serve. Yoga class leads into a full moon ceremony. $25. Howling and give-aways included. Universal Healing Arts, 4 Crestview Ave, Cortlandt Manor. 917.737.4325. UniversalHealingArts.com.

Tuesday, February 19

Westchester Holistic Network Meeting –7-8:30pm. Networking begins 6:30pm. Topic: Self-Care featuring the BEMER. WHN members & first-timers free/$10 repeat non-members. Ixchel Center, Hartsdale Register: WestchesterHolisticNetwork.org

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 20

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

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, FEBRUARY 22

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

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

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 23

The Healing Garden – 10am-1pm. Course# NCC 2126-01. $39. Ulster County Community College, 94 Mary’s Avenue, Kingston. Register/more details: 845.339.2025. Sunyulster.edu/ce

Backyard Sugaring at Sugar Hill Farm – 11-12:15pm. Rain date: 2/24. Hands-on program, includes history, storytelling, science and sap tasting. 403 Harris Rd., Bedford Hills. Info: 914.234.6992 x 15, WestchesterLandTrust.org.

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

MONDAY, FEBRUARY 25

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.

FRIDAY, March 1

Discover Your Power Within: Shine on! With Kacey – 3/1-3/3. Join like-minded women of all ages who want to live well and flourish at every stage of life.  Renew body, mind spirit through both group presentations and self-guided exercises in this weekend retreat. $250 includes accommodations and all meals and materials. Mariandale, Ossining. Register: 914.941.4455. Info: Mariandale.org.

SATURDAY, MARCH 2

Invasive Vine Removal – Free-a-Tree Program – Join Groundwork Hudson Valley in combating a variety of invasive vines along the South County Trail, 2 Lawrence St, Ardsley, Info: Victor Medina: 914.375.2151. GroundWorkHV.org.

 

 

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

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

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

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WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 2

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 3

Help Yourself and Others with Reflexology – 6:30-8:30pm. With Nationally Certified Reflexologist, Christine Knowlton. Four-part workshop teaching techniques to address issues of head, neck and shoulder. $120 series. $100 seniors. $45 drop-in. Soulauras, 510 N State Rd, Briarcliff. RSVP required: 914.941.2400. Soulauras.com.

SATURDAY, JANUARY 5

Zen Body, Zen Soul – 10am-Noon. Four-week series. Cleanse the mind and care for the body incorporating mindfulness and creating holistic, natural bath and body products. $40 weekly. $140 prepaid for series. Hands of Serenity Healing, 1129 Main St, Fishkill. 845.896.1915. HandsofSerenityHealing.com.

Guided Meditation – 10:30am. With Dr. Stacey Lamar. Learn basic techniques to connect with the divine, balance chakras and prepare for the busy week. $10. The Source NY, 143 Boardman Rd, Poughkeepsie. 845.214.0452. TheSource-NY.com.

Aura-Soma Color Therapy Info Session – 11:15am. Learn the healing power of crystals, gems and color. Reveal one’s true potential. Free. The Source NY, 143 Boardman Rd, Poughkeepsie. 845.214.0452. TheSource-NY.com.

Psychic Reiki Workshop – Noon-2pm. With Brett Bevell. Learn techniques to connect with the divine, self-heal and empower. No previous experience necessary. $30. The Source NY, 143 Boardman Rd, Poughkeepsie. 845.214.0452. TheSource-NY.com.

New Year Reflections – 3-5pm. Ascend and Magazzino present an afternoon of yoga, art and self-reflection with renowned yogi and author Elena Brower. $60. Magazzino Italian Art, 2700 Rte 9, Cold Spring. AscendCenter.com.

SUNDAY, JANUARY 6

Energy Medicine for the 21st Century Class – With Bernadette Bloom. Learn how to heal mental, emotional and physical issues by balancing the chakras with energy healing from Tibet. Katonah or Zoom. 239.289.3744. TheEsotericBloom.com.

Reiki l –11am-6pm. Learn history of Reiki, hand positions, Reiki meditations and energy exercises. Level l attunement and hands on practice. $140. Hands of Serenity Healing, 1129 Main St, Fishkill. Register: 845.896.1915. HandsofSerenityHealing.com.

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

Tranquility Tuesday – 7pm. Guided meditation/journaling series to clear mind, develop focus and heighten awareness; combining meditation with a journaling practice. Ongoing series. $10 cash. Hands of Serenity Healing, 1129 Main St, Fishkill. Register: 845.896.1915. HandsofSerenityHealing.com.

MONDAY, JANUARY 7

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, January  8

10 Week Positive Parenting Course – 9:30-11:30am, 1/8, 1/15, 1/22, 1/29, 2/5, 2/26, 3/5, 3/12, 3/19, 3/26. With Ann Magalhaes. Learn a toolbox of parenting skills and strategies to manage the day-to-day challenges of being a parent. $550. Wainwright House, 260 Stuyvesant Ave, Rye. Info: 914.967.6080; wainwright.org.

WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 9

Intro to Mindfulness Meditation: A 3 Week Series – 7-8:30pm. 1/ 9, 1/16 & 1/23. Explore the fundamentals of mindfulness meditation and how it cultivates mindfulness. $115 or  $40 Drop-in per date. Wainwright House, 260 Stuyvesant Ave, Rye. Info: 914.967.6080; wainwright.org.

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

THURSDAY, JANUARY 10

Help Yourself and Others with Reflexology – 6:30-8:30pm. With Nationally Certified Reflexologist, Christine Knowlton. Four-part workshop teaching techniques to address issues of chest and upper abdominal region. $120 series. $100 seniors. $45 drop-in. Soulauras, 510 N State Rd, Briarcliff. RSVP required: 914.941.2400. Soulauras.com.

FRIDAY, JANUARY 11

The Amazing Healer at Universal Healing Arts – 7-9pm. Gene Krackhel will be doing a group healing at Universal Healing Arts. Gene brings comfort and peace to those who seek mental, physical or spiritual healing. Must register: 914.737.4325.

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.

Weight Loss and Healing – 7:30pm. Free no obligation orientation on holistic weight loss and healing. Universal Healing Arts, 4 Crestview Ave. Cortlandt Manor. Reserve seat: 914.788.9355.

SATURDAY, JANUARY 12

Systemic & Family Constellations – A revolutionary approach to addressing personal and systemic issues–whether in relationship to others, at work, with the self or with the world at large. $40. The Aligned Center, 1 Bridge St, Ste 64, Irvington. Info, Faryn Sand: 914.292.0930. TheAlignedCenter.com.

Flu Season Remedies – 1-5pm. Learn to make elderberry syrup and fire cider to stave off the season’s illnesses. Leave with a jar of each plus recipes and instructions. $50, supplies included. Hands of Serenity Healing, 1129 Main St, Fishkill. 845.896.1915. HandsofSerenityHealing.com.

Shake Your Soul: The Yoga of Dance – 1:30–4:30pm. Connect with the natural dancer within, with Kripalu’s Dan Leven. $45 members/$65 nonmembers in advance. The Yoga Studio, Club Fit, 584 N State Rd, Briarcliff Manor. Info: Audrey Brooks: 914.582.7816. ytayoga.com.

SUNDAY, JANUARY 13

Athleta Scarsdale, Meditation and Book Signing – 10am. With Jodi Baretz. Mindful Is the New Skinny. 917.974.9446. JodiBaretz.com.

Yoga Nidra and Sankapla Workshop for the New Year – 3-5pm. With Deirdre Breen. Relax the physical and energetic bodies and begin the New Year with clarity. 914.232.3473. More info: GoldenPrana.Yoga.

Heal Yourself and Others with Reflexology – 4-6pm. With Christine Knowlton. Learn premise and techniques of this therapy and how to reduce stress and improve wellness through gentle touch on feet, hands and ears. $30. Universal Healing Arts Connection, 4 Crestview Ave, Cortlandt Manor. Christine: 914.837.8226. ReflexForWellness.com.

Reiki Training Information Session – 4:30-5:30pm. Hudson Valley Healing Center in Poughkeepsie welcomes Reiki Master Kienan Lynch. Learn about this ancient energy work. Free. Register: 845.849.0838.

TUESDAY, JANUARY 15

Restorative Qigong – 7-8pm. New Year holiday special 10 classes for $100. Must register by Jan 8. 4 Crestview Ave, Cortlandt Manor. Ask about a free class: 914.737.4325. UniversalHealingArtsConnection.com.

WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 16

Natural Approaches to Stress Management – Learn holistic ways to reduce stress from a naturopathic doctor. $25. $20 as part of a series. Beacon of Light Wellness Center, 4 S Chestnut St, Beacon. Alison: 845.202.3515. BeaconOfLightWellnessCenter.com.

Team Trivia Night at Hayfields – Jan 16, Feb 20, Mar 20 – 6:30pm/doors open; 7-9:30pm. Recommended for teams of four people. $5. Food, beer and wine available along with great prizes for the winning team. 1 Bloomer Rd, North Salem. HayfieldsMarket.com.

White Plains Library, Ditch the Diet New Year’s Resolution – 7pm. With Jodi Baretz. 917.974.9446. JodiBaretz.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 17

Free Introduction to Principles of Ayurveda: On Our Mat and in Our Lives – 4-5pm. With Deirdre Breen. Learn Ayurveda and yoga teachings to support optimal health. Golden Prana Yoga, 223 Katonah Ave, Katonah. 914.232.3473. More info: GoldenPrana.Yoga.

Aligned Financy Happy Hour – 6-7pm. For those in the finance industry, a time to relax, connect with others and receive support to find balance in life. Free. The Aligned Center, 1 Bridge St, Ste 64, Irvington. Info, Faryn Sand: 914.292.0930. TheAlignedCenter.com.

Help Yourself and Others with Reflexology – 6:30-8:30pm. With Nationally Certified Reflexologist, Christine Knowlton. Four-part workshop teaching techniques to address issues of lower abdominal and pelvic region. $120 series. $100 seniors. $45 drop-in. Soulauras, 510 N State Rd, Briarcliff. RSVP required: 914.941.2400. Soulauras.com.

FRIDAY, JANUARY 18

Invasive Vine Removal-Free-a-Tree Program – Assist Groundwork Hudson Valley in combating a variety of invasive vines along the Old Croton Aqueduct Trail. Old Croton Aqueduct Trail, 13-11 Arthur St, Yonkers. Info, Victor Medina: 914.375.2151. GroundworkHV.org.

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

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

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

SATURDAY, JANUARY 19

Reiki 1 & Reiki 2 Certification – Jan 19-20. With Shima Chayvet who “believes in maintaining the integrity of this ancient art of hands on healing.” $250. Universal Healing Arts, 4 Crestview Ave. Cortlandt Manor. Info: 917.279.9577.

Guided Meditation – 10:30am. With Dr. Stacey Lamar. Learn basic techniques to connect with the divine, balance chakras and prepare for the busy week. $10. The Source NY, 143 Boardman Rd, Poughkeepsie. 845.214.0452. TheSource-NY.com.

Communing with the Angels Workshop – 1-4pm. With Pamela Landolt. Discover best method for receiving angelic messages. Location TBD. More info: 914.204.1323. Workshops/classes: PamsDailyAngelNotes.com.

SUNDAY, JANUARY 20

The Bars –9:30am-5:30pm. Explore and learn the body process known as The Bars. Become free from auto-pilot and pave the way to authentic self. $350. Soulauras , 510 N State Rd, Briarcliff. RSVP required: 914.941.2400. Soulauras.com.

Chakra Watercolor Workshop! – Jan 20, 27 and Feb 3. 2-5pm. Awaken one’s artistic spiritual healing power. $180 includes materials. The Universal Healing Arts Center, 4 Crestview Ave, Cortlandt Manor. Preregister/info: 914.737.4325.

Monthly Lunar Sound Bath – 4-6pm. With Hari Sangat Kaur. Honor the energies of the present moon cycle. Gentle kundalini kryia, extended gong bath and chanting. Golden Prana Yoga, Katonah. 914.232.3473. Info: GoldenPrana.Yoga.

MONDAY, JANUARY 21

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.

THURSDAY, JANUARY 24

Premier of “DoshAsana:” Ayurveda and Yoga Together – 9-10:30am. DoshAsana combines Ayurveda yoga, pranayama, spine awareness, guided meditation, seasonal nutritional guidance and five sense therapies. First class free. Golden Prana Yoga, Katonah. 914.232.3473. More info: GoldenPrana.Yoga.

Help Yourself and Others with Reflexology – 6:30-8:30pm. With Nationally Certified Reflexologist, Christine Knowlton. Four-part workshop teaching techniques to address issues of upper and lower extremities. $120 series. $100 seniors. $45 drop-in. Soulauras, 510 N State Rd, Briarcliff. RSVP required: 914.941.2400. Soulauras.com.

The Psychiatric Drugging/Labeling of Children: What Is Informed Consent? – 7:30pm. Sheila Gallo of AbleChild.org will speak about the right of parents to refuse to medicate their child and the risks of mandatory mental health screening. Rye Free Reading Room, 1061 Boston Post Rd, Rye. HolisticMoms.org.

FRIDAY, JANUARY 25

Quit Alcohol Simply and Permanently – 7-7:45pm. Learn about Quit with Quinn: helping people overcome alcohol, smoking, sugar and other addictions more easily than they ever thought possible. 80 percent plus success. Free info session. Briarcliff location. 914.473.2015. QuitWithQuinn.com.

Online Dating: How Face Reading Can Help You Find Mr/Mrs Right in the Digital Age – 7-8pm. With Elaine Gartner. $20. Synchronicity, 1511 Rte 22, Brewster. Reserve seat: 845.363.1765. SynchronicityNY.com.

Meditation for Personal and Global Healing – 7-8:15. Meditation/lecture/workshop with Dr. Andrew Vidich PHD, International Meditation teacher and writer to discover benefits of meditation. Free. First Unitarian Society of Westchester, 25 Old Jackson Ave, Hastings-on-Hudson. Info: 914.433.1800. sos.org.

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.

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

SATURDAY, JANUARY 26

Reiki Master Class – Jan 26 and 27. Learn the mystery of the secret teaching known as Shinpiden. Those already attuned to Reiki 1 and 2 must bring prior certifications. $1,000. Universal Healing Arts, 4 Crestview Ave. Cortlandt Manor. Info: 917.279.9577.

Blue Rock School and Summer Play Camp Winter Information Session & Campus Tour – 10am-2pm. Meet faculty and learn about the creative learning environment. Blue Rock School, 110 Demarest Mill Rd, off Germonds Rd, West Nyack. RSVP, Beverly Stycos: 845.535.3353. Register: 845.627.0234. BluerockSchool.org.

Guided Meditation – 10:30am. With Dr. Stacey Lamar. Learn basic techniques to connect with the divine, balance chakras and prepare for the busy week. $10. The Source NY, 143 Boardman Rd, Poughkeepsie. 845.214.0452. TheSource-NY.com.

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

Intro to Yoga & Meditation for Total Beginner Workshop – 1-3pm. With Ann Casapini. For those new to yoga. Yoga styles: asana, breath-work, props, chairs, guided meditation and savasana. $45. Limited space. The Temperance Center, 453 White Plains Rd, Ste 203, Eastchester. Must preregister/prepay: 914.793.2600. TheTemperanceCenter.com.

Free Lecture, What is Ayurveda and What Can it Do for Me? – 1:30-3:30pm. With Dr. Somesh Kaushik, an Ayurvedic and Naturopathic physician. Tovamiyoga, 112 West Boston Post Rd, Mamaroneck. 914.618.4887. TovamiYoga.com.

The Marriage of Psychotherapy and Astrology: A Match Made in Heaven – 2-3:30pm. With renowned psychotherapist and astrologer, Alan Ellis. $30. First time event. Universal Healing Arts, 4 Crestview Ave. Cortlandt Manor. Must register: 914.737. 4325.

SUNDAY, JANUARY 27

Natural Way to Quit Alcohol, Sugar, Smoking… – 1-2pm. Learn about a simple, effective treatment for quitting smoking, alcohol, sugar and more. 80 percent plus success. Simpler than most dare to believe. Free info session. NYC location, E37th btwn Park & Lex. 914.473.2015. QuitWithQuinn.com.

Death Cafe – 1-3pm. Maggie Callanan will be talking about “Those Dying Slowly of Illness”.at the Katonah Village Library, 26 Bedford Rd, Katonah.

WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 30

Natural Approaches to Self-Care – Learn holistic ways to improve health from a naturopathic doctor. $25. $20 as part of a series. Beacon of Light Wellness Center, 4 S Chestnut St, Beacon. Alison: 845.202.3515. BeaconOfLightWellnessCenter.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.

Manifest Your 2019 – – 7-9pm. With Carla Blaha. Learn to apply the Law of Attraction to create desires. Tangible realistic exercises to produce results. $35. Soulauras, 510 N State Rd, Briarcliff. RSVP required: 914.941.2400. Soulauras.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, FEBRUARY 1

Crystal Bowl Sound Bath – Two Sessions: 6 & 7:30pm. Hudson Valley Healing Center in Poughkeepsie welcomes Daniel Lauter. $40, includes salt therapy. Info: HudsonValleyHealingCenter.com.

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 2

Zen Mind, Zen Space – 10am-Noon. Four-week series. Combines mindfulness meditation with the creation of sacred art, including smudging tools, black rock painting, dreamcatchers and sacred candles. $40 weekly. $140 prepaid for series. Hands of Serenity Healing, 1129 Main St, Fishkill. 845.896.1915. HandsofSerenityHealing.com.

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 6

Natural Approaches to Anxiety – Learn holistic ways to manage anxiety from a naturopathic doctor. $25. $20 as part of a series. Beacon of Light Wellness Center, 4 S Chestnut St, Beacon. Alison 845.202.3515. BeaconOfLightWellnessCenter.com.

 

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

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

SATURDAY, DECEMBER 1

100-Hour Meditation Teacher Training – Taught by Melanie Ryan. The Center for Health and Healing, Mt Kisco. 914.864.0462. Center4Healing.net.

The Margaret Eberle Fair Trade Festival – 10am-4pm. More than 30 international and local fair trade arts and crafts vendors. Live music. Free parking. $5 suggested admission. MUMC Sanctuary, Memorial United Methodist Church, White Plains.

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

Annual Arlington Holiday Festival – Noon-6pm. Sip Goddess nog while walking through the streets of Arlington on the Eggnog Crawl. Shopping village, children’s activities, holiday parade and tree lighting. Dreaming Goddess 44 Raymond Ave, Poughkeepsie. 845.473.2206. ArlingtonHasIt.org.

Monthly Sound Healing with Tibetan Singing Bowls – 5:30-7pm. Michelle Clifton. Experience deep relaxation and cleansing using the ancient sound healing bowls. $40 drop-in. Mt Kisco. Info: 914.447.0822. Center4Healing.net.

5 Rhythms Dance – 7-9pm. Dance the 5 Rhythms and allow the body to be danced. Beacon of Light Wellness Center. 845.202.3515. BOLWC.com.

SUNDAY, DECEMBER 2

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

Essential Oils for Stress Relief and Anxiety – 11:30am-1:30pm. With Jessica Sheridan owner of Lionessheart Botanicals. Make a mini aromatherapy inhaler and roll-on. All supplies included. NYIOA certified. $30. Balance Wellness Studio, 1851 E Main, Rte 6, Mohegan Lake. Must RSVP: 914.374.1471; BalanceOn6.com.

Voice Empowerment Workshop – 1-4 pm. Presented by Ronni Sarrett: VocalFocus.com. Free the voice to free expressiveness. $40/$45, Wainwright House, 260 Stuyvesant Ave, Rye. 914.967.6080. WainwrightHouse.org.

Internationally Acclaimed Psychic Medium Suzane Northrop’s Small Group Message Circle – 1:30-3pm. $299. Synchronicity, 1511 Rte 22, Brewster. Questions: 845.363.1765. Register: 888.692.8111. Online registration/follow link: SynchronicityNY.com.

Goddess as Muse: 25th Anniversary Celebration of The Wild Mother – 2:30-4:30pm. With author Elizabeth Cunningham, Explore one’s own experience as Goddess as the muse in work and in life. Dreaming Goddess, 44 Raymond Ave, Poughkeepsie. 845.473.2206. DreamingGoddess.com.

The Ecstasy of Tantric Drawing – 3-6pm. With Diane Green and jLTg Holo. Touch boundless freedom and limitless creativity with timeless tantra. Beacon of Light Wellness Center. 845.202.3515. BOLWC.com.

MONDAY, DECEMBER 3

Osteoporosis Awareness Group Plus Holiday Party – 7-9pm. Speaker is Annette Jackson from Buff Bones, a system of exercise for bone and joint health. Free. Burke Rehabilitation Hospital, 785 Mamaroneck Ave, corner Heatherbloom Rd, White Plains. Info: Susan: 914.260.9339.

Monday Meditation Class – Dec 3, 10 and 17. 7:30-9pm. Guided moving meditations. $5. Ganesha Spa, Peekskill. Irina Ionina: 914.906.7238. GaneshaSpa.com.

TUESDAY, DECEMBER 4

Community Opioid Overdose Training – 6-7:30pm. Free training for the public on how to respond to an opioid overdose using Naloxone (Narcan). Somers Library, Rte 139 and Reis Park, Somers. Preregistration required: 914.995.6584. Westchestergov.com/health.

Qi Gong Classes – Dec 4, 11 and 18. 6:30-7:30pm. $10 each date. Sacred Space Healing Arts, 436 Main St, Beacon. Register: 845.416.4598. EmpoweredByNature.net.

Ayurveda, Diet and Nutrition: Achieving Balance and Harmony – 7-9pm. With Dr. Somesh Kaushik, an Ayurvedic and Naturopathic physician. Free lecture. Pawling Library, 11 Broad St, Pawling. 845.355.8444. PawlingLibrary.org.

WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 5

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 6

Foodie Club for Teens – Dec 6, Jan 3, 17, Feb 14 and 28. 3:15-4:30pm. Make snacks and small meals for the group to enjoy using the library staff kitchen. For teens/tweens in grades 6th and up. Somers Library. Register: 914.232.5717. Additional dates: SomersLibrary.org.

Raw Rainbow Food Workshop – 7-9pm. Fun and interactive workshop about raw rainbow eating. $30. The Aligned Center, 1 Bridge St, Ste 64, Irvington. Faryn Sand: 914.292.0930. TheAlignedCenter.com.

Fluoride and Sugar Secrets – 7:30pm. Holistic Moms meeting with dentist turned food and environmental educator, Dr Susan Rubin. Learn info and dental strategies for all ages. Rye Free Reading Room, 1061 Boston Post Rd, Rye. Hosted by: HolisticMoms.org.

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 7

Qi Gong Classes – Dec 7, 14, 21 and 28. 10-11am. $15. Sandy Dutchess Yoga, 1575 Rte 376, Lynn Building at the corner of All Angels Hills Rd, Wappingers Falls. Register: Empowered by Nature: 845.416.4598. Dutchess Yoga direct: 845.902.8206. Empoweredbynature.net.

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

New Moon Manifestation – 7-8pm. Together manifest hearts’ desires using The Law of Attraction and the creative energies of the New Moon. $10. Dreaming Goddess, 44 Raymond Ave, Poughkeepsie. 845.473.2206. DreamingGoddess.com.

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

SATURDAY, DECEMBER 8

Winter Solstice/Transitioning with the Season Workshop – 12/8, 12/15 & 12/22. A 3 part Workshop Event. First 2 gatherings build in preparation for the final gathering on the 22nd which will include a labyrinth walk. $225. 109 Croton Ave, suite 205, Ossining. Info: Lauren 914.534.1294. WillowWispWellness.com.

Reiki I Class – Dec 8 and 9. 9am-2pm. With Irina Ionina Reiki Master. Usui-Takata lineage with 22-years’ experience. $300. Peekskill. 914.906.7238. Info: GaneshaSpa.com.

Fall in Love with Yourself Workshop – Noon-3pm.With Eva Kornet. Learn tools to fall in love with oneself and live  daily life from the heart. $40. Yoga of Westchester, 2055 Albany Post Rd, Croton on Hudson. Register in advance: 914.930.7707. DailyDevotionYoga.com.

Network Spinal Analysis Talk – 2-4pm. Learn about NSA and experience a mini-session to release stored tension in the nervous system. $40. $35 advance. The Center for Health and Healing, 4 Smith Ave, 2nd Flr, Mt Kisco. Register: 914.218.6424. Info: LawrenceGSternDC.com.

SUNDAY, DECEMBER 9

Divine Sleep Yoga Nidra – 10-11am. With Claudia Gukeisen. Take part in a monthly guided relaxation practice, which brings mind and body into its natural healing and restful state. $20 drop-in. Mt Kisco. 914.673.3313. Center4Healing.net.

Meditation to Awaken Your Light Body – 11:30am-1pm. With Michael Rosenbaum. $20. Synchronicity, 1511 Rte 22, Brewster. RSVP/reserve spot: 845.363.1765. SynchronicityNY.com.

Monthly Reiki Circle – 2-3:30pm. With Deborah Amjadi. Experience a restorative reiki healing experience. Reiki healing reduces stress, relieves pain and accelerates healing without the use of medication. $20 suggested drop-in. Mt Kisco. 914.864.0462. Center4Healing.net.

Intro to Sound Healing and Deep Relaxation Sound Bath Meditation – 4-5:30pm. Experience an interactive session on best uses of sound tools and an immersive sound meditation. Beacon of Light Wellness Center. 845.202.3515. BOLWC.com.

MONDAY, DECEMBER 10

Winter Art Drop-In – Dec 10, 17, Jan 7, 14 and 28. 10:30am-12:30pm. Relaxing drop-in art class. Quiet music will accompany while participants relax and create art with other enthusiastic art lovers. $30. Somers Library. Info: 914.232.5717. SomersLibrary.org.

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, DECEMBER 11

Ayurveda Seasonal Detoxing: How to Do It Safely and Gently – 12:30-1:30pm. With Dr. Somesh Kaushik, an Ayurvedic and Naturopathic physician. Free lecture. North Castle Library, 19 Wippoorwill Rd E, Armonk. 914.273.3887. NorthCatleLibrary.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.

Coping with Loss: A Panel Discussion – 7-9pm. The holidays can be an especially challenging time to navigate, grief-panelists will share on coping resiliently. $10. The Aligned Center, 1 Bridge St, Ste 64, Irvington. Faryn Sand: 914.292.0930. TheAlignedCenter.com.

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 14

Quit Alcohol Simply and Permanently – 7-7:45pm. Learn about Quit with Quinn: helping people overcome alcohol, smoking, sugar and other addictions more easily than they ever thought possible. 80 percent plus success. Free info session. Briarcliff location. 914.473.2015. QuitWithQuinn.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.

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

SATURDAY, DECEMBER 15

Lovemore Chanting – 7-9pm. With Eileen O’Hare and friends. Join in for an evening of sacred chanting. Beacon of Light Wellness Center. 845.202.3515. BOLWC.com.

SUNDAY, DECEMBER 16

Essential Oils for Minor Aches and Pains – 11:30am-1:30pm. With Jessica Sheridan. Learn to make 1oz bath salts and oil roll-on. All supplies included. NYIOA certified. $45. Balance Wellness Studio, 1851 E Main, Rte 6, Mohegan Lake. Must RSVP: 914.374.1471 BalanceOn6.com.

Natural Way to Quit Alcohol, Sugar, Smoking… – 1-2pm. Learn about a simple, effective treatment for quitting smoking, alcohol, sugar and more. 80 percent plus success. Simpler than most dare to believe. Free info session. NYC location, E37th btwn Park & Lex. 914.473.2015. QuitWithQuinn.com.

Breathwork – 4-5:30pm. With Erika Forsell. Breathwork is an active meditation that uses the breath as a guide to our emotional body. Beacon of Light Wellness Center. 845.202.3515. BOLWC.com.

Winter Solstice Healing Night – 4-6pm. With Merrill Black. Restorative yoga, singing, lighting ceremony and meditation. $30, half will go to charity. The Temperance Center, 453 White Plains Rd, Ste 203, Eastchester. 914.793.260. TheTemperanceCenter.com.

Winter Solstice Magic: Interfaith Celebration of the Light – 6pm. Live music, magic and mystery. All ages are invited to bring a drum or a rattle. $15. Suggested donation. The Chapel at Croton Falls, 609 Rte 22, Croton Falls. Info: ChapelatCrotonFalls.org.

MONDAY, DECEMBER 17

Energy Healing and Stress Relief – 6-7:30pm.With Rose Christmas. Adult program. Registration is required. The Kent Library, 17 Sybil’s Crossing. Info: 845.225.8585. KentLibrary.org.

TUESDAY, DECEMBER 18

The Marriage of Psychotherapy & Astrology: A match made in ‘Heaven’ – With  Alan Ellis LCSW, Westchester Holistic Network, 7-8:30pm. Networking begins 6:30pm. WHN members and first-timers free. $10 for repeat non-members. Ixchel Center, Hartsdale Register: WestchesterHolisticNetwork.org.

WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 19

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, DECEMBER 21

BodyWise Meditations: Unwinding with the Inward Spiral of Winter – 12/21/18- 3/21/19. Candle lit classes start with circle, grounding, intention setting and partially guided meditation. $360 (includes a gift bundle) or $35 each class. 109 Croton Ave, suite 205, Ossining. Info: Lauren 914.534.1294. WillowWispWellness.com.

Winter Solstice Celebration – 7-9pm. Join in for meditation, gong bath and drum circle in celebrate the return of the Sun. $40. Register in advance. Yoga of Westchester, 2055 Albany Post Rd, Croton on Hudson. Register in advance: 914.930.7707. DailyDevotionYoga.com.

SATURDAY, DECEMBER 22

Shamanic Reiki Hearth Circle – 5:30-7pm. With Melanie Ryan. Join in for a Winter Solstice Ceremony. Shamanic cosmology. Donations support indigenous people. All welcome. $20 suggested. Mt Kisco. 914.864.0462. Center4Healing.net.

MONDAY, DECEMBER 24

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.

Christmas at the Chapel – 7:30 pm. Christmas Eve service. Led by acting Pastor June Tompkins. Deborah Moldow, Soloist. The Chapel at Croton Falls, 609 Rte 22, Croton Falls. Info: ChapelAtCrotonFalls.org.

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 28

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.

 

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

The following events appear in Natural Awakenings – Westchester, Putnam, Dutchess NY, November 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, NOVEMBER 1

Gyrokinesis for Movement Professionals – Nov 1, 15, Dec 6, 20, Jan 3, 17. 1-2:15pm. A movement technique promoting length and strength through repetition, flow and three dimensional patterns. $75 6-week series. Cold Spring Yoga, 75 Main St. ColdSpringYoga.com.

Death Cafe Meeting – 4-6pm. With Rev. Lynda Elaine Carre. Special presentation: Wisdom Arts for Dying. Followed by the Death Cafe of Northern Westchester meeting. Free. Katonah Village Library, 26 Bedford Rd, Katonah. Info: ThirdOpinion.org.

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 2

TED Talks: Opioid Crisis – 1-2:30pm. With host Eugene Ritchie. Discussion after viewing each of two TED talk speakers on this topic. Somers Library. Registration required: 914.232.5717. SomersLibrary.org.

Shamanic Reiki Master Practitioner Training Weekend – Nov 2-4. 6-9pm/Fri; 10am-5pm/Sat and Sun. With Melanie Ryan. Immerse oneself in the teachings of the deep mystery and ancient wisdom of shamanism and reiki healing. $435. Mt Kisco. 914.864.0462. Center4Healing.net.

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

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

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 3

Second annual Hudson Valley Vegfest – 11am-6pm. Nov 3 & 4. Celebrates the benefits of vegan living and explores the issues that drive the vegan movement, from food justice to human health concerns to protecting animals and the environment. $10 per ticket or $15 for a two-day pass. Children 10 and under free. Veterans $5 (cash at door only). 258 Titusville Rd., Poughkeepsie. Info: HVVegfest.org.

Healthy Cooking – 11am-3pm. Class from soup to nuts. Preparing one’s foods for optimum assimilation. Private location. Register/cost info, Lorraine: 845.416.4598. EmpoweredByNature.net.

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

Open House at Yellow Monkey Village – 2-6pm. Family-friendly mini yoga sessions at 02Living, collaborative therapeutic art with Mika McLane, Ayurvedic Wellness with Dr. Somesh Kaushik and children’s fashion at Tia Cibani Kids, hot cider and treats from La Maison Fete. 792 Rte. 35, Cross River.

5 Rhythms Dance – 7-9pm. Led by Stephanie Diamond. Beacon of Light Wellness Center. Info: 845.202.3515; BOLWC.com.

SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 4

Water Ceremony – 10-10:30am. Offer up prayers with tobacco and song, sending them down to the Ocean, for the healing of the waters, of Mother Earth and for all Relations. Free. Meet at the Poughkeepsie Boat Launch. Info: 845.473.2206; DreamingGoddess.com.

Second annual Hudson Valley Vegfest – 11am-6pm. Nov 3 & 4. Celebrates the benefits of vegan living and explores the issues that drive the vegan movement, from food justice to human health concerns to protecting animals and the environment. $10 per ticket or $15 for a two-day pass. Children 10 and under free. Veterans $5 (cash at door only). 258 Titusville Rd., Poughkeepsie. Info: HVVegfest.org.

Energy Workers Expo & Fair – 11-4pm. Reiki, reflexology, Vedic astrology, destiny card readings, psychic medium, Chinese medicine and natural beauty, gifts. Free entrance. Devotion Yoga of Westchester, 2055 Albany Post Rd, Croton on Hudson. 914.930.7707. DailyDevotionYoga.com.

Introduction to Thai Yoga Bodywork – 4-6pm. With Branis Buslovich. Beacon of Light Wellness Center. Info: 845.202.3515; BOLWC.com.

MONDAY, NOVEMBER 5

Medicare Info at The Kent Library – 6pm. With Independent insurance agent Jacqueline Gallagher. Program provides lots of important info. Light refreshments will be served. Registration  required. The Kent Library, 17 Sybil’s Crossing off Route 52. Info: 845.225.8585; kentlibrary.org.

Bedford Audubon’s Book Club – 6:30pm/refreshments; 7pm/book discussion . This month we will be reading H is for Hawk by Helen Macdonald. Free. Meet at Bylane. Register/join the Bedford Audubon Book Club with Susan: 914.302.9713. Info: BedfordAudubon.org.

Support Circle – 6:30-7:45pm. With Kacey Morabito Grean. Want to lose weight, find a job or just connect with like-minded people? Brainstorm, network and be inspired. $20. Mariandale Retreat Center, 299 N Highland Ave, Ossining. Info: 914.941.4455. Mariandale.org.

Restorative Yoga and Reiki – Nov 5, 12, 19 and 26. 7:30-8:45pm. With Kat and Paul Narad. Kat guides the class through restorative asanas while Paul performs individual energy healing on students. $25. Balance Wellness Studio, 1851 E Main St, Rte 6, Mohegan Lake. Must RSVP: 914.374.1471. BalanceOn6.com.

TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 6

Qi Gong Classes – November 6, 13, 20 and 27. 6:30-7:30pm. $10. Sacred Space Healing Arts. 436 Main St, Beacon. 845.416.4598. EmpoweredByNature.net.

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 7

New Moon Manifestation – 7-8pm. Together manifest hearts’ desires using The Law of Attraction and the creative energies of the New Moon. $10. Dreaming Goddess 44 Raymond Ave, Poughkeepsie. Info: 845.473.2206; DreamingGoddess.com.

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

Adult Guided Channeling/Meditation Group – 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 8

How to Pay for College without Going Broke – 7-830pm. This seminar is designed for parents of high school students. Presented by College Planning 101. Somers Library. Registration required: 914.232.5717. SomersLibrary.org.

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 9

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

Dance Improv with Claire Deane – 7-9pm. No Experience Necessary. Beacon of Light Wellness Center. Info: 845.202.3515; BOLWC.com.

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

8th Annual Family Barn Dance with Live Fiddle Music – 7-9:30pm. With caller Eric Hollman.  Foot-stompin’ event with live, traditional tunes from Ireland, New England, Appalachia and beyond. All ages welcome. No dance experience necessary. Raffle and silent auction. $10 at door. Congers Lake Memorial Park Auditorium, 6 Gilchrest Rd, Congers. Beth Norman: 845.535.3352. Tickets:  BlueRockSchool.org.

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

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 10

Intro to Yoga & Meditation for Total Beginner Workshop – 1-3pm. With Ann. For those new to yoga. Yoga styles, asana, breath-work, props, chairs, guided meditation and savasana. $45. The Temperance Center, 453 White Plains Rd, Ste 203, Eastchester. Preregister/prepay: 914.793.2600. TheTemperanceCenter.com.

Emotional Freedom Technique (EFT) for Mental/Emotional Wellness – 2-4pm. With Elsa Arce. Learn holistic, evidenced-based techniques to bring about emotional and mental stability in one’s life. Take home exercises. $40. Mt Kisco. 914.864.0462. Center4Healing.net.

SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 11

Windows of the Sky: Acupressure Facial – 10am-5:30pm. With Gail Kellstrom. For self-care or add to a practice. 7 CEU’s. $150. 15 Parkway, Katonah. Info: 914.232.5754. JinShinDoNY.com.

Veteran’s Day Yoga Class – Noon-1pm. All levels. Raffle and snacks after class. Free, donations collected for Hudson Valley VA System & Veterans Yoga Project. Devotion Yoga of Westchester, 2055 Albany Post Rd, Croton on Hudson. 914.930.7707. DailyDevotionYoga.com.

Monthly Reiki Circle – 2-3:30pm. With Deborah Amjadi. Experience a restorative reiki healing experience. Reiki healing reduces stress, relieves pain and accelerates healing without the use of medication. $20 suggested. Drop-in. Mt Kisco. 914.864.0462. Center4Healing.net.

Healing for Women – 2-4pm. A special program for women who have been physically or sexually assaulted. Bringing the whole self-back to the light, gently and with grace. $10. Mariandale Retreat Center, 299 N Highland Ave, Ossining. Info: 914.941.4455. Mariandale.org.

Intro to Sound Healing and Sound Bath Meditation – 4-5:30pm. With Daniel Lauter. Beacon of Light Wellness Center. Info: 845.202.3515; BOLWC.com.

MONDAY, NOVEMBER 12

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, November 13

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

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 15

Reiki 1 Workshop – Nov 15-16. 10am-3pm. With Regina DeCarlo. Two session class, participants will be attuned to Reiki 1, learn self-healing and how to share it with others. $250 includes manual. Dobbs Ferry. 917.593.5707. ReikiClassWestchesternNY.wordpress.com.

An Evening with Psychic Priscilla Keresy – 6:30-9pm. Presented by Kacey Morabito. Conversation and exploration. $40 includes wine and refreshments. Fundraiser for the Mt Carmel Society. Mt Carmel Hall, Highland Ave at 8th St, Verplanck. Kacey.co.

What is Oral Facial Myofunctional Therapy? – 7:30pm. Judith Dember-Paige explains how children’s facial and airway development are affected by pacifier use, thumb sucking and more. Learn about correcting disorders of the muscles and functions of the face. Rye Free Reading Room, 1061 Boston Post Rd, Rye. HolisticMoms.org.

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 16

Quit Alcohol Simply and Permanently – 7-7:45pm. Learn about quit with Quinn helping people overcome alcohol, smoking, sugar and other addictions more easily than they ever thought possible. 80 percent Success. Free Info Session. Briarcliff location. 914.473.2015. QuitWithQuinn.com.

Women’s Healing Circle – 7-9pm. With Christine Jude Winus. Beacon of Light Wellness Center. Info: 845.202.3515; BOLWC.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.

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

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 17

Fall Information Session and Campus Tour at Blue Rock School – 10am. For parents interested in kindergarten through eighth grade. Meet faculty and learn how the creative learning environment nurtures children’s natural curiosity. 110 Demarest Mill Rd, off Germonds Rd, W Nyack. RSVP, Beverly Stycos, 845.535.3353. BlueRockSchool.org.

Stray HELP Community Day – 11am-4:30pm. Family fun for a cause. Food, raffles, vendors, trapping demonstrations. TARA mobile spay/neuter clinic on site providing low cost surgery and services. Call Paula 845.206.9021 for appointment. 5 Elm St. Trinity Episcopal Church parish hall, Fishkill.

The Essence, Spirit and Energy of Essential Oils – 11am-3pm. Register/cost info, Lorraine: 845.416.4598. EmpoweredByNature.net.

Lovemore Chanting – 7-9pm. With Eileen O’Hare and Friends. Beacon of Light Wellness Center. Info: 845.202.3515; BOLWC.com.

SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 18

Awaken Wellness Fair – 10am-5pm. New York’s best-loved holistic party. Speakers, Healers, Vendors and Readers, 120+ exhibitors. Free admission with this notice. Double Tree Hotel, Tarrytown. AwakenFair.com

Interfaith Sundays—Community Harvest Brunch – 10:30am-noon. All welcome. The Chapel at Croton Falls, 609, Rte 22, next to the Schoolhouse Theater, parking available across the street. Contact for feast contributions: ChapelAtCrotonfalls.org.

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

Quit Alcohol Simply and Permanently – 1-2pm. Learn about quit with Quinn helping people overcome alcohol, smoking, sugar and other addictions more easily than they ever thought possible. 80 percent success. Free info session. NYC location, E37th btwn Park & Lex. 914.473.2015. QuitWithQuinn.com.

Breathwork Circle – 4-5:30pm. With Erika Forsell. Beacon of Light Wellness Center. Info: 845.202.3515; BOLWC.com.

Jo Jayson Artist Workshop & Trunk Show – 2-4pm/Workshop; 4-5:30pm/Trunk Show. Workshop: The Divine Within. Free admission for Trunk Show with sale of Goddess Collection, books and holiday gifts. $40 workshop registration. Mt Kisco. 914.864.0462. Center4Healing.net.

MONDAY, NOVEMBER 19

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

THURSDAY, November 22

Thanksgiving Day Plant-Based Potluck –1-4pm. White Plains Community Unitarian Universalist Congregation is hosting a free Plant-Based Pot Luck Thanksgiving Dinner. Bring at least one plant-based dish ready to serve by 1 p.m. 468 Rosedale Ave., White Plains. Register: EventBrite.com and type “Giving Thanks” in search bar.

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 23

White Friday – 10am-6pm. Frenzied Black Friday is transformed at the Dreaming Goddess to an annual White Friday, with light refreshments, special offers, and rejuvenating holiday magic all weekend. Dreaming Goddess, 44 Raymond Ave, Poughkeepsie. Info: 845.473.2206; DreamingGoddess.com.

Holiday Twilight Tours at Boscobel – 3:30-7pm. Nov 23-25, Dec 1-2 & 8-9. Candlelit mansion decorated for 19th-century Christmas with live music, guides throughout the house museum share stories. Adults $25, children $16, under 5 free. 1601 Rte. 9D, Garrison. Info: 845.265.3638; Boscobel.org.

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

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 24

Hudson River Museum Thanksgiving Weekend – Noon-7:15pm. The museum hosts a full slate of family-friendly activities from noon to 7:15 p.m. on November 24. Free with museum admission. 511 Warburton Ave., Yonkers. Info: 914.963.4550; hrm.org.

Shamanic Reiki Hearth Circle – 5:30-7pm. With Melanie Ryan. Join us in circle to heal, honor the Earth and our ancestors. Shamanic cosmology and journeying. Donations support indigenous people. All welcome. $20 suggested. Mt Kisco. 914.864.0462. Center4Healing.net.

The Greenheart Performs at Good Choice Kitchen – 8-10pm. $6. 147 Main St., Ossining. For more information about the group, visit TheGreenheart.Solutions. Good Choice Kitchen offers vegan, organic seasonal menu. Info: 914.930.1591 GoodChoiceKitchen.com.

Sunday, November 25

Women’s Full Moon Gathering and Annual Pumpkin Soup Gratitude Circle – 7-8:30pm. A non-denominational monthly gathering for women, coming together to draw on the powerful energies of the full moon. Requested donation: $10. Call shop for address. 845.473.2206. DreamingGoddess.com.

MONDAY, NOVEMBER 26

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

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 28

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

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 29

Filling our Hearts with Love through Meditation – 7-8 pm. Meditation/lecture/workshop. Learn the healing and uplifting benefits of meditation through practice of Jyoti meditation. Free. Jim Rose, International speaker and meditation teacher. Mosaic Mental Health Center, 5676 Riverdale Ave, Riverdale. Info: 914.433.1800. sos.org.

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 30

Mindfulness and Empowerment Weekend Retreat – Nov 30-Dec 2. 5pm/Fri-1pm/Sun. Learn Mindfulness and PULSE a technique that empowers and helps to create what is one’s desire in life. $325 includes all workshops, private room for two nights plus six meals. Mariandale Center, Ossining. Janet: 914.548.8372. Info: PulseManifestation.com.

Book Signing – 7pm. With world-renowned medium and clairvoyant Lisa Williams. Synchronicity, 1511 Rte 22, Brewster. RSVP: 845.363.1765. Info: SynchronicityNY.com.

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

SATURDAY, DECEMBER 1

100-Hour Meditation Teacher Training – Taught by Melanie Ryan. The Center for Health and Healing, Mt Kisco. 914.864.0462. Center4Healing.net.

 

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

Cover OCt18 225The following events appear in Natural Awakenings – Westchester, Putnam, Dutchess NY, October 2018 Edition.

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UPCOMING EVENTS
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MONDAY, OCTOBER 1

Osteoporosis Awareness Group – 7-9pm. With Diana Koster. Topic: Fall Prevention. Speaker: Molly Olivia Roffman, director of StepWISEnow and physical therapist. Free. Burke Rehabilitation Hospital, 785 Mamaroneck Ave, White Plains Bldg 4. Info, Susan: 914.260.9339.

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, OCTOBER 2

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

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 3

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

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

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

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 4

Yoga for Scoliosis – Work with specific postures and the breath to develop body awareness and support one’s spine. Yoga Haven 2, 91 Montgomery Ave, Scarsdale. 914.337.1437. YogaHaven.com.

Conservation Lecture – 6:30pm/light refreshments; 7-8pm/lecture. A special conservation lecture presented by Dr. Robert Naczi, Curator of North American Botany, New York Botanical Garden. $5. Hilltop Hanover Farm, Yorktown Hts. Register: 914.302.9713. Info: BedfordAudubon.org.

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 5

Strong and Steady for Teen Girls – Oct 5-Nov 17. 3:30-5pm. Seven-week series incorporating yoga, pilates, barre, wellness tutorials in nutrition, essential oils, acupressure, breathing techniques and meditation. $170. Cold Spring Yoga, 75 Main St, Cold Spring. 845.265.4444. ColdSpringYoga.com.

House Clearing & Protecting Your Home – 7-9pm. With Carla Blaha. $35. Synchronicity, 1511 Rte 22, Brewster. RSVP: 845.363.1765. Info: SynchronicityNY.com.

Igniting Sacred Sexuality: A Couples 3-Part Workshop – 7-9pm. With Kevin Spath and Cat Guthrie. A progressive/experiential three Friday series exploring a radical mind-shift about spirituality and sexuality. $275 per couple. The Center for Health and Healing. Register, Kevin: 914.673.0007. Center4Healing.net.

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

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 6

Heritage Applefest – 9am-4pm. Rain date: Oct 13. Live music, sweet and hard cider sampling, press-your-own cider, family games, activities and vendors. Pay amount desired. 1061 Rte. 9D, Garrison. Info: 845.265.3638. Boscobel.org.

Wellness on the Green – 11am-4pm. Meet local health and wellness practitioners and vendors. Enjoy demonstrations, local food and more. Come have fun! Charles Coleman Boulevard, Pawling.

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

Ayurveda & Digestive Health – 2-4pm. With Claudia Gukeisen. Understand the Ayurveda wisdom tradition and the concept of Agni (which means fire) and how it is the key to healing the gut. $40 drop-in. 914.864.0462. Center4Healing.net.

Shamanic Reiki Hearth Circle – 5:30-7pm. With Melanie Ryan. A monthly community healing circle supporting the teachings of indigenous people worldwide. Shamanic journey, reiki, sharing. All welcome. $20 drop-in. 914.864.0462. Center4Healing.net.

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 7

Annual Support-A-Walk – 9am. Bring help and hope to people fighting breast and ovarian cancer. Presented by Support Connection, Inc. 914.962.6402. Visit: SupportConnection.org.

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.

Olympian Coming to Somers: Free Event at Krav Mega – 10:45am-12:30pm. Eli Bremer, Olympic pentathlete, is presenting secrets to maximizing workout, why aerobic and strength workouts require different nutritional support, specific all-natural products. Q&A and autographs. 2 Scott Dr, Somers. RSVP required: 855.426.5728.

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

MONDAY, OCTOBER 8

Care Walk and Harvest Festival – 10:30am. Fun walk (9:30 a.m. registration), hayrides, a pumpkin patch, touch-a-truck and local vendors. 100 Rte. 312, Brewster. Non-walkers $5; $20/family. Info: CommunityCares.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. Dreaming Goddess, 44 Raymond Ave, Poughkeepsie. 845.473.2206. DreamingGoddess.com.

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 9

Strong and Steady for Teen Girls – Oct 5-Nov 17. 3:30-5pm. Seven-week series incorporating yoga, pilates, barre, wellness tutorials in nutrition, essential oils, acupressure, breathing techniques and meditation. $170. Cold Spring Yoga, 75 Main St, Cold Spring. 845.265.4444. ColdSpringYoga.com.

CBD Talk in Bedford – 6pm. With Dr. Lyn West, Marcie Manfredonia and Bernadette Bloom. Free informational talk on CBD products. Free samples. Refreshments served. Bedford Hills Wine and Beer Bar, 27 Depot Plaza, Bedford Hills. Info: 914.218.8357; BHWineAndBeerBar.com.

Tea & Stones – 6:30-7:30pm. Enjoy this hour 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, OCTOBER 10

Election Candidates and the Environment – 7-9pm. Candidates running for election at the state level will discuss environmental issues and take questions from the audience. Greenburgh Nature Center, 99 Dromore Rd, Scarsdale. Info: 914.723.3470. GreenburghNatureCenter.org.

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

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 11

Yoga for Osteoporosis – Learn precautions and modifications which allow individuals to attend regular yoga classes more safely if afflicted with osteopenia or osteoporosis. Two-session program. $50. Yoga Haven 2, 91 Montgomery Ave, Scarsdale. 914.337.1437. YogaHaven.com.

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 12

Mama Mia – An 80’s Dance – 6:30-10:30pm. Hosted by Kacey Morabito Grean. Will benefit Mt Carmel Scholarships. $50 includes dinner, drinks and dancing. Mt Carmel Hall, Verplanck. Kacey.co.

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 Session – 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.

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 13

Reiki I Certification – Learn the ancient art of hands on healing from Shima Chayvet, Reiki Master, who is connected to the original 22 Reiki Masters who were attuned in the US in 1973. Courtlandt Manor. Info: 917.279.9577. UniversalHealingArts.com.

Pelvic Power – 1:30-4:30pm. With Christa Rypins. Develop a picture of the pelvis and learn how to improve posture, heal pain and more. $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.

Healing Stress and Trauma with Yoga – 2-4pm. With Miki Hara. Slow down and breath, open to the moment and come back to our true self. This gentle practice is a wonderful, nurturing way to release trauma and stuck energy in the body. $40. 914.864.0462. Center4Healing.net.

Heart Songs: An Evening of Chanting and Sacred Music – 7-8:30pm. Kirtan with Sita’s Light. No music or signing experience necessary. Sacred Spirit Yoga and Healing Arts Center, 343 Broadway, Dobbs Ferry. $20/advance; $30/door. Info/tickets: SacredSpiritYogaCenter.org.

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 14

Mindfulness 101 – Learn about mindfulness: what it is and why one should do it and experiment with some mindful practices. Four-session program. $100 Yoga Haven, 62 Main St, Tuckahoe. 914.337.1437. YogaHaven.com.

Meet author Pamela Landolt – who introduces her new book, Discovering Angels, at Barnes and Noble, Poughkeepsie. 11-3pm. For more information call 914.204.1323 or visit: https://www.discovering-angels.com/blog/

Reiki II Certification – Learn the ancient art of hands on healing from Shima Chayvet, Reiki Master, who is connected to the original 22 Reiki Masters who were attuned in the US in 1973. Courtlandt Manor. Info: 917.279.9577. UniversalHealingArts.com.

Apple Cidering – 1-2pm. Children use old-fashioned screw press to make apple cider. Learn about the colonial experience of cider making and get a taste of fresh, tangy apple cider. All ages. $5- $8. The Greenburgh Nature Center, 99 Dromore Rd, Scarsdale. Info: 914.723.3470. GreenburghNatureCenter.org.

MONDAY, OCTOBER 15

Circle of Support – 6:30-7:45pm. With Kacey Morabito Grean. Group Life Coaching Session. Conversation, exploration and discovery. $20. Mariandale. Ossining. Mariandale.org.

Beyond the Veil: Herbs for the Spirit World – 6:30-8:30pm. With local herbalist Jordann Funk who teaches the history and importance of acknowledging the spirit realm and about plants and fungi that help us connect to it. $25. Dreaming Goddess, 44 Raymond Ave, Poughkeepsie. 845.473.2206. DreamingGoddess.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, OCTOBER 16

WHN: Astrology on the Election & Current Events – 6:30pm/networking begins; 7-8:30pm/Westchester Holistic Network meeting. WHN members and first-timers free. $10 repeat nonmembers. Ixchel Center, Hartsdale. Register: WestchesterHolisticNetwork.org.

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 17

What is Ayurveda and What Can It Do for You? – 6:30-8:30pm. Lecture held by Dr. Somesh Kaushik, an Ayurvedic and Naturopathic physician. Free. The New Canaan Library, 151 Main St, New Canaan, CT. 203.594.5003. NewCanaanLibrary.org.

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 18

Holistic Moms Meeting – 7:30pm. Topic: All About Holistic Orthodontics with Physician Dr. Camacho, DO. Learn about ALF with Osteopathic Manipulative Treatment for those with birth defects, developmental disabilities, autism and ADHD. Rye Free Reading Room, 1061 Boston Post Rd, Rye. HolisticMoms.org.

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 19

What is Ayurvedic Medicine and How Does it Compare with Western (Allopathic) Medicine? – 6-8pm. Free lecture with Dr. Somesh Kaushik, Ayurvedic and Naturopathic physician. Free dosha readings to the first twelve people who RSVP. New Morning Market, 129 Main St, Woodbury, CT. 203.263.4868. NewMorn.com.

Quit Alcohol Simply and Permanently – 7-7:45pm. Learn about Quit with Quinn—helping people overcome alcohol, smoking, sugar and other addictions more easily than ever thought possible.80 percent success. Free lecture. Briarcliff location. 914.473.2015. QuitWithQuinn.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.

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.

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 20

Kindergarten Play Day & Information Session – 10am-noon. Four-and five-year-olds play, while parents learn about Blue Rock’s vibrant and creative learning. Rain or shine. Blue Rock School, 110 Demarest Mill Rd, West Nyack. Register, Beverly Stycos: 845.535.3353. BlueRockSchool.org.

Two Vital Principles of Ayurveda – 10am-1pm. Agni and Prana. UCCC Kingston, 94 St. Mary’s Ave. $39. Info: SunyUlster.edu/ce.

Shamanic Reiki Level Two – 10am-5pm. With Melanie Ryan. An experiential two-day training deepening the integration of the ancient healing forms of Shamanism and reiki. Students will practice time-tested methods, enhancing intuition and expand consciousness. $435. 914.864.0462. Center4Healing.net.

Reiki Master Class 1 – 11am-4pm. With Reiki Master Marcus Feighery. $675. Synchronicity, 1511 Rte 22, Brewster. RSVP: 845.363.1765. Info: SynchronicityNY.com.

Intro to Yoga & Meditation for Total Beginner Workshop – 1-3pm. With Ann. For those new to yoga. Yoga styles, asana, breath-work, props, chairs, guided meditation and savasana. $45.The Temperance Center, 453 White Plains Rd, Ste 203, Eastchester. Preregister/prepay: 914.793.2600. TheTemperanceCenter.com.

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 21

Interfaith Sundays – 10:30am-noon. Guest Rev Melanie Gambino. All Welcome. Refreshments to follow. The Chapel at Croton Falls, 609, Rte 22, Next to the Schoolhouse Theater, Parking is available across the street, Croton Falls. ChapelAtCrotonFalls.org.

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

Birding the Hudson Valley-Author Talk & Book Launch – 2pm. Kathryn Schneider, former president of the NYS Ornithological Association will be releasing her new book Birding the Hudson Valley this fall. $5 suggested donation. Chappaqua Performing Arts Center. Register: 914.302.9713. Info: BedfordAudubon.org.

Shine On – 2-3pm. With Kacey Morabito Grean. A free hour of inspiration. Stories for the Shine On Show. John C. Hart Memorial Library, 1130 E Main St, Shrub Oak. mmpaci.com/2018-library-series.

MONDAY, OCTOBER 22

Restorative Yoga and Reiki – Oct 22, 29, Nov 5, 12, 19 and 26. 7:30-8:45pm. With Kat and Paul. Kat guides class through restorative asanas. Paul performs energy healing on students. $25. Balance Wellness Studio, 1851 E Main, Rte 6, Mohegan Lake. Must RSVP: 914.374.1471 BalanceOn6.com.

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 24

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, FRIDAY 25

Yoga for Anxiety – Experience different modalities of yoga practices that may relieve some of the symptoms and physical manifestations of anxiety. $45. Yoga Haven, 62 Main St, Tuckahoe. 914.337.1437. YogaHaven.com.

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 26

Restorative Yoga Training – Oct 26-28. Learn how to help oneself, students, family and friends with the healing power of restorative yoga. $400. Yoga Haven 2, 91 Montgomery Ave, Scarsdale. 914.337.1437. YogaHaven.com.

Grand Opening: Dr. Wald’s Katonah Office – 3:30-8:30pm. 20 vegetarian/vegan food samples and cooking demonstrations. Presentations on health-related topics, tours of the rehab pool and more. Sunderland Ln, Katonah. RSVP: 914.552.1442.

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

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 27

Reiki Master Training – Oct 27 and 28. Must have Reiki I and Reiki II Certification. Courtlandt Manor. Info, Shima: 917.279.9577. UniversalHealingArts.com.

Putnam Valley’s 9th Annual Psychic Fair – 11am-4pm. Readers and vendors of all types. Free admission. German American Social Club, 11 Kramers Pond Rd, Putnam Valley. Info: APracticalPsychic.com.

Network Spinal Analysis “NSA” with Dr. Larry Stern – 2-4pm. Learn about the transformational healing method called “NSA” and how it releases tension, trauma, and pain from the body, spine and brain. $40 Center4Healing.net. Register: 914.864.0462

Magical Samhain Ritual – 7-9pm. While walking into the dark half of the year, we honor our ancestors and all who guide us from the other side. Feasting and celebration to follow. Bring dish to share. $10. UU Fellowship, 67 S Randolph Ave, Poughkeepsie. 845.473.2206. DreamingGoddess.com.

MONDAY, OCTOBER 29

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

WedNESDAY, OCTOBER 31

Halloween Party in Bedford Hills – 7pm. Featuring a costume contest and finger foods at Bedford Hills Wine and Beer Bar, 27 Depot Plaza, Bedford Hills, $25. Tickets/info: 914.218.8357 or visit BHWineAndBeerBar.com.

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 7

Vision & Success in School – 7-9pm. Discover tools to identify children having trouble learning. 25 percent of our children have vision problems keeping them 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 May 2018 in Westchester, Putnam and Dutchess, NY

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

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UPCOMING EVENTS
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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.

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UPCOMING EVENTS
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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).

 

 

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