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

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

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

UPCOMING EVENTS
Please call ahead to confirm event details.

TUESDAY, MAY 1

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

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

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

WEDNESDAY, MAY 2

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

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

THURSDAY, MAY 3

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

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

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

SATURDAY, MAY 5

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

SUNDAY, MAY 6

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

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

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

MONDAY, MAY 7

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

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

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

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

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

TUESDAY, MAY 8

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

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

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

WEDNESDAY, MAY 9

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

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

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

THURSDAY, MAY 10

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

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

FRIDAY, MAY 11

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

SATURDAY, MAY 12

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

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

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

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

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

SUNDAY, MAY 13

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

MONDAY, MAY 14

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

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

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

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

TUESDAY, MAY 15

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

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

WEDNESDAY, MAY 16

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

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

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

FRIDAY, MAY 18

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

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

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

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

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

SATURDAY, MAY 19

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

SUNDAY, MAY 20

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

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

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

MONDAY, MAY 21

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

TUESDAY, MAY 22

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

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

WEDNESDAY, MAY 23

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

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

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

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

THURSDAY, MAY 24

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

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

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

FRIDAY, MAY 25

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

SATURDAY, MAY 26

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

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

SUNDAY, MAY 27

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

SATURDAY, June 2

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

SUNDAY, June 3

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

 

 

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

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

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

 

UPCOMING EVENTS
Please call ahead to confirm event details.

THURSDAY, MARCH 1

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

FRIDAY, MARCH 2

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

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

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

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

SATURDAY, MARCH 3

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

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

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

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

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

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

 

SUNDAY, MARCH 4

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

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

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

MONDAY, MARCH 5

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

TUESDAY, MARCH 6

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

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

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

FRIDAY, MARCH 9

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

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

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

SATURDAY, MARCH 10

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

SUNDAY, MARCH 11

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

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

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

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

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

MONDAY, MARCH 12

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

TUESDAY, MARCH 13

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

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 14

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

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

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

THURSDAY, MARCH 15

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

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

FRIDAY, MARCH 16

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

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

SATURDAY, MARCH 17

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

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

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

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

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

SUNDAY, MARCH 18

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

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

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

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

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

MONDAY, MARCH 19

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

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

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 21

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

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

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

THURSDAY, MARCH 22

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

FRIDAY, MARCH 23

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

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

SATURDAY, MARCH 24

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

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

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

SUNDAY, MARCH 25

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

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

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

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

TUESDAY, MARCH 27

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

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 28

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

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

FRIDAY, MARCH 30

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

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

SATURDAY, MARCH 31

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

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 4

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

SATURDAY, APRIL 7

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

 

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

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

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

UPCOMING EVENTS
Please call ahead to confirm event details.

SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 4

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

MONDAY, FEBRUARY 5

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

TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 6

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

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 7

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

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 9

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

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

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 10

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

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

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

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

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

Ayurveda and Yoga – 1:30–4:30pm. With Deirdre Breen. Explore how to integrate these twin sciences on the mat and in life. $45 members. $65 nonmembers in advance. The Yoga Studio, Club Fit, 584 N State Rd, Briarcliff Manor. Info: Audrey Brooks: 914.582.7816. ytayoga.com.

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

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

SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 11

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

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

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

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

TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 13

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

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 14

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

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

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 15

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

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

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 16

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

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 17

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

SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 18

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

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

MONDAY, FEBRUARY 19

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

TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 20

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

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 21

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

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

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 22

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

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 23

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

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

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 24

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

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

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

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

SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 25

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

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

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

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

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

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

MONDAY, FEBRUARY 26

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

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 28

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

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

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

SATURDAY, MARCH 3

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

 

 

 

 

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

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

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

UPCOMING EVENTS
Please call ahead to confirm event details.

WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 3

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

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

THURSDAY, JANUARY 4

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

FRIDAY, JANUARY 5

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

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

SATURDAY, JANUARY 6

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

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

SUNDAY, JANUARY 7

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

MONDAY, JANUARY 8

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

TUESDAY, JANUARY 9

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

WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 10

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

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

FRIDAY, JANUARY 12

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

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

SATURDAY, JANUARY 13

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

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

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

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

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

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

SUNDAY, JANUARY 14

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

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

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

MONDAY, JANUARY 15

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

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

WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 17

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

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

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

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

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

THURSDAY, JANUARY 18

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

FRIDAY, JANUARY 19

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

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

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

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

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

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

SATURDAY, JANUARY 20

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

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

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

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

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

SUNDAY, JANUARY 21

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

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

MONDAY, JANUARY 22

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

WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 24

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

THURSDAY, JANUARY 25

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

FRIDAY, JANUARY 26

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

SATURDAY, JANUARY 27

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

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

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

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

SUNDAY, JANUARY 28

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

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

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

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

WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 31

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

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 7

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

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

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

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

UPCOMING EVENTS
Please call ahead to confirm event details.

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 1

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

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

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

SATURDAY, DECEMBER 2

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

SUNDAY, DECEMBER 3

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

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

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

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

MONDAY, DECEMBER 4

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

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

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

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

TUESDAY, DECEMBER 5

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

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

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

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

WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 6

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

THURSDAY, DECEMBER 7

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

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

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

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

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 8

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

SATURDAY, DECEMBER 9

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

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

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

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

SUNDAY, DECEMBER 10

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

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

MONDAY, DECEMBER 11

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

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

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

TUESDAY, DECEMBER 12

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

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

WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 13

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

THURSDAY, DECEMBER 14

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

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

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

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 15

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

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

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

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

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

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

SUNDAY, DECEMBER 17

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

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

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

MONDAY, DECEMBER 18

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

TUESDAY, DECEMBER 19

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

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

WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 20

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

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

THURSDAY, DECEMBER 21

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

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

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

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 22

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

MONDAY, DECEMBER 25

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

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 29

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

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

SATURDAY, DECEMBER 30

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

SUNDAY, DECEMBER 31

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

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

THURSDAY, JANUARY 4

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

FRIDAY, JANUARY 5

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

 

 

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

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

UPCOMING EVENTS
Please call ahead to confirm event details.

TUESDAY, AUGUST 1

Cooking Around the World: Kids’ Cooking Classes – 9am-12noon. 7/31-8/4. Ages 7-12. Kids learn how to safely cut, peel, prepare and taste new recipes. $250 for the week, $50 per day. Peekskill, New Era Creative Space, 1016 Brown St, Peekskill. Info: 646.242.6452; necspace.com.

Yoga for Athletes – 1:45-3pm. Weekly. Gain body awareness and concentration enabling body and breath to work together to take one’s sport to the next level. Quest Yoga Arts, 11 E Main St, Mt Kisco. Register: 914.241.9642. QuestYogaArts.com.

Akashic Records Healing Circle – 6-7:30pm. With Christine VanCoughnett. $20. Synchronicity, Brewster. Register: 845.363.1765. SynchronicityNY.com.

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 2

Prenatal Yoga – 1-2:15pm. Weekly. Connect with innate maternal wisdom, reduce discomforts of pregnancy and prepare for birth and motherhood. Quest Yoga Arts, 11 E Main St, Mt Kisco. Register: 914.241.9642. QuestYogaArts.com.

Shamanic Drumming Circle – 4:30-6pm. With Amy Benesch $20. Synchronicity, Brewster. Register: 845.363.1765. SynchronicityNY.com.

Free screening of the Film: Circle of Poison – 7pm. An introduction, light refreshments and “meet the farmers” session before the screening, and a Q&A session afterward. Katonah Village Library, 26 Bedford Rd., Katonah. Info: 914.232.3508, KatonahLibrary.org.

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

THURSDAY, AUGUST 3

It’s Your Health – Aug 3, 10, 17, 14. 12:30pm. Four-week workshop focuses on practical information and strategies for healthy eating, stress management, fitness and accessible activities. Register: 914.232.5717. SomersLibrary.org.

Teens Create: Up-cycled T-Shirt Pillow – 4-5:30pm. Bring a tee-shirt to turn into a keepsake decorative pillow. For teens grades 5th grade and up. Register: 914.232.5717. SomersLibrary.org.

SATURDAY, AUGUST 5

Align & Flow Level 1 – 10-11:15pm. Weekly. Emphasis on strength building, endurance and alignment. Quest Yoga Arts, 11 E Main St, Mt Kisco. Register: 914.241.9642. QuestYogaArts.com.

Prenatal Yoga – 11:30am-12:45pm. Weekly. Connect with one’s innate maternal wisdom, reduce discomforts of pregnancy and prepare for birth and motherhood. Quest Yoga Arts, 11 E Main St, Mt Kisco. Register: 914.241.9642. QuestYogaArts.com.

Akashic Records Certification Two Day Class – Aug 5 and 6. Noon-5pm. $250. Synchronicity, 1511 Rte 22, Brewster. Register: 845.363.1765. SynchronicityNY.com.

SUNDAY, AUGUST 6

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

Teen Yoga and Meditation Series – 1-2pm. Weekly. Understand how stress affects mind, body and lifestyle. Learn tools to manage anxiety, be focused and happier. $100 five classes. PranaMoon Yoga, 1000 N Division St, 2H, Peekskill. Info, Elisha Simpson: 914.319.4010; CrossOverYogaProject.org.

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

MONDAY, AUGUST 7

Free Health Lecture: What is Ayurveda and How Does It Compare with Western (Allopathic) Medicine? – 6-8pm. Presented by Dr. Kaushik of Dr. Kaushik’s Ayurvedic and Naturopathic Clinic. Katonah Library, 26 Bedford Rd, Katonah 914.232.3508. DrKaushik.com.

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

TUESDAY, AUGUST 8

Guided Lakeside Meditation and Discussion for Women – 10:30-11:30am. $35. Chappaqua. Sign-up: JodiBaretz.com.

Vinyasa Level 2/3 – 5:15-6:30pm. Weekly. Intended for intermediate and advanced yogis seeking an invigorating flow class challenge. Quest Yoga Arts, 11 E Main St, Mt Kisco. Register: 914.241.9642. QuestYogaArts.com.

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

Essential Oils for Self-Care Workshop – 6:30-8:30pm. Learn to use essential oils to support overall well-being. $35. Quest Yoga Arts, 11 E Main St, Mt Kisco. Register: 914.241.9642. QuestYogaArts.com.

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 9

Guided Lakeside Meditation and Discussion for Women – 10:30-11:30am. $35. Chappaqua. Sign-up: JodiBaretz.com.

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

Natural Way to Overcome Addictions – 7-8pm. Simple, effective method for quitting smoking, alcohol, easy, natural weight loss and overcoming other everyday addictions. 80 percent success rate. Simpler than most would believe. Briarcliff location. RSVP: 914.705.1805. Weiss-Method.com.

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

FRIDAY, AUGUST 11

New Moms’ Group – 10:30-11:30am. Every other Fri. To ask specific questions or want to hang out and talk—mom and baby stop by. Moms’ one-four months postpartum and pregnant women. Donation. Quest Yoga Arts, 11 E Main St, Mt Kisco. Preregister: 914.241.9642. QuestYogaArts.com.

Sacred Stones Level III – 5-7pm/class. 7-8pm/test following for those seeking certification. With Joann Fava. $45. Synchronicity, Brewster. Register: 845.363.1765. SynchronicityNY.com.

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

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

SATURDAY, AUGUST 12

Wake Up the Magic of Your True Essence – 10:30am-12pm. Mini retreat to shift vibration and awaken true essence. Cold Spring Retreat House. Info: 845.424.6219. AwakenYourTrueEssence.com.

Breastfeeding Basics Workshop – 1:30-4:30pm. Learn what to expect and how to get started with breastfeeding. Discuss positioning, latch, supply and more. For expecting couples. 25 plus weeks. $75. Quest Yoga Arts, 11 E Main St, Mt Kisco. Register: 914.241.9642. QuestYogaArts.com.

Monday, AugUST 14

Cooking Around the World: Kids’ Cooking Classes – 9am-12noon. 8/14-18. Ages 4-10. Kids learn how to safely cut, peel, prepare and taste new recipes.  $250 for the week, $50 per day. Peekskill, New Era Creative Space, 1016 Brown St, Peekskill. Info: 646.242.6452; necspace.com

TUESDAY, AUGUST 15

Akashic Records – 5-8pm. Learn to read these records through the Pathway Prayer Process, a responsible, reliable method for working in this remarkable, infinite, spiritual resource. Info, Kia: 808.927.4024. RainbowHeart.net.

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 16

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

Faces of the Divine – 6:30pm. With Zhenya Amditis. Discover how the divine may be working with participants in their lives. $30. Golden Prana, 223 Katonah Ave, Katonah. 914.236.4503. Register online: StarvisionsCommunity.org.

Curing Addiction from the Core: Weiss Method Info-Lecture – 7-8pm. Learn simple, effective method for overcoming everyday addictions ranging from alcohol to nicotine, sugar and weight loss. All natural. 80 percent success rate. Free Lecture, Q&A. Briarcliff location. RSVP: 914.705.1805. Weiss-Method.com.

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

THURSDAY, AUGUST 17

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.

FRIDAY, AUGUST 18

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

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

SATURDAY, AUGUST 19

Special Event: An Ayurvda Cooking Class – 10-4pm. Learn to prepare an authentic Ayurvedic meal from an expert. Presented by Dr. Kaushik’s Ayurvedic and Naturopathic Clinic. Center for Mindfulness and Insight Meditation, 9 Picketts Ridge Rd, Redding, CT. Info: 914.875.9088.

Sound Healing with Tibetan Bowls – 5:30-7pm. With Michelle Clifton. The rhythmic sounds of singing bowls have profound healing effect on the nervous system affecting our mind, body and soul. $30 preregistered. $40 door. Mt Kisco. 914. 864.0462. Center4Healing.net.

SUNDAY, AUGUST 20

Serenity By The Lake: Day of Pampering – 2 sessions 9:30am-4pm, or 11am-5:30pm. Sample spa services, cruise on Lake Mahopac, and lunch at the Freight House Cafe, rejuvenate with yoga by the lake. $229. Sarah’s House of Health. Info/Register: 845.802.8038.

Interfaith Sunday, Climate Change – 10:30am. The Chapel at Croton Falls, in partnership with the Buddhist Association of the United States, Center for Earth Ethics and Sage-ing International. Light refreshments follow. Free, all welcome. The Chapel at Croton Falls, 609, Rt 22, Croton Falls.

Align With Your Higher Self – 11am-12:30pm. A channeled guidance session with Mary Ellen O’Brien. Small group gathering. Rose Healing Center, Verplanck. Info: 845.424.6219. Register online/RSVP: AwakenYourTrueEssence.com.

Eclipse Yoga – 6-7:30pm. A unique sensory cosmic experience on the mat. Move and groove through sun and moon salutations in recognition of upcoming solar eclipse. $30. Quest Yoga Arts, 11 E Main St, Mt Kisco. Register: 914.241.9642. QuestYogaArts.com.

MONDAY, AUGUST 21

7-Day Raw Plant Food Detox – 8/21-8/27. Edit Babbon offers a program designed to jumpstart a broader transformation to better mind-body health. $125. Zen Garden, 61 Lakeview Dr, Yorktown Heights. Info: 917.721.2529, ZenGardenYoga.net.

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

TUESDAY, AUGUST 22

Monthly Meditation Circle – 6:30pm. With Cheryl Sprague. Using a variety of methods from singing bowls, drumming and more, join this momentary dedication to oneself, finding peace and stillness in our busy lives. $15. DG Sanctuary, 2 LaGrange Ave, Poughkeepsie. 845.473.2206. DreamingGoddess.com.

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 23

Angelic Realm and Enlightened Beings – 7-9pm. With Carol Essig. Enjoy meditation and receive channeled energy’s healing touch of divine energy. 15 max. $25. Golden Prana, 223 Katonah Ave, Katonah. 914.236.4503. Register online: StarvisionsCommunity.org.

FRIDAY, AUGUST 25

Akashic Records – 6-9pm. Learn to read these records through the Pathway Prayer Process, a responsible, reliable method for working in this remarkable, infinite, spiritual resource. Info, Kia: 808.927.4024. RainbowHeart.net.

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

SATURDAY, AUGUST 26

Newborn Care Workshop – 1:30-4:30pm. Learn immediate newborn procedures, sleep expectations, cord care, how to read baby’s cues, diapering, bathing, swaddling and more. $95. Quest Yoga Arts, 11 E Main St, Mt Kisco. Preregister: 914.241.9642. QuestYogaArts.com.

SUNDAY, AUGUST 27

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

Natural Way to Overcome Addictions – 1-2pm. Simple, effective method for quitting smoking, alcohol, easy, natural weight loss and overcoming other everyday addictions. 80 percent success rate. Simpler than most would believe. NYC location, E37th btwn Park & Lex. RSVP: 914.705.1805. Weiss-Method.com.

MONDAY, AUGUST 28

Energy Healing Circle – 7-9pm. With Anne Bentzen. Offers stress reduction, emotional and physical pain relief through deep relaxation. Discover natural healing solutions with Reiki in group setting. $25. Golden Prana, 223 Katonah Ave, Katonah. 914.588.4079. Register online: StarvisionsCommunity.org.

Tuesday, August 29

Cooking Around the World: Kids’ Cooking Classes – 9:30am-12noon. 8/29-30. Ages 4-9. Kids learn how to safely cut, peel, prepare and taste new recipes. $100 for 2 days, $50 per day, Croton at Asbury Methodist Church, 17 Old Post Rd South, Croton. Info: 646.242.6452; cookingwithkidsny.eventsmart.com.

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 30

Is Vision the Missing Piece of the Puzzle? Open House – 7-8:30pm. Questions and curiosity welcome. Light refreshments. Free. Dr. Samantha Slotnick, 495 Central Park Ave, Ste 301, Scarsdale. RSVP: 914.874.1177.

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

 

 

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

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

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

UPCOMING EVENTS
Please call ahead to confirm event details.

SATURDAY, APRIL 1

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

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

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

SUNDAY, APRIL 2

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

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

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

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

MONDAY, APRIL 3

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

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

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

TUESDAY, APRIL 4

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

THURSDAY, APRIL 6

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

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

FRIDAY, APRL 7

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

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

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

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

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

SATURDAY, APRIL 8

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

SUNDAY, APRIL 9

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

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

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

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

MONDAY, APRIL 10

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

TUESDAY, APRIL 11

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

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

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 12

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

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

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

THURSDAY, APRIL 13

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

FRIDAY, APRIL 14

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

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

SATURDAY, APRIL 15

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

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

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

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

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

MONDAY, APRIL 17

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

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

TUESDAY, APRIL 18

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

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

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 19

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

THURSDAY, APRIL 20

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

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

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

SATURDAY, APRIL 22

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

SUNDAY APRIL 23

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

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

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

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

MONDAY, APRIL 24

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

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 26

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

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

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

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

THURSDAY, APRIL 27

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

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

SATURDAY, APRIL 29

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

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

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

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

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

SUNDAY, APRIL 30

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

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

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

Saturday, May 6

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

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

SUNDAY, MAY 7

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

 

Earth Day 2017 Events

 

Poughkeepsie Two-day Earth Day Celebration

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

 

Green Ossining’s 47th Annual Earth Day Festival

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

 

Sheldrake Earth Day Celebration

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

 

Earth Day COLOR FEST 2017

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

 

Greenburgh Nature Center

Earth Day Celebration

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

 

Croton Earth Day Celebration

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

 

Westchester County Earth Day 2017

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

 

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