Natural Awakenings Calendar Listings for June, 2013 in Westchester and Putnam Counties, NY

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UPCOMING EVENTS

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SATURDAY, JUNE 1

Mahopac American Cancer Society Relay for Life – Live entertainment, games, food and moving kickoff/survivor lap and luminaria ceremonies. Free. Mahopac High School, Mahopac. Info: RelayForLife.org.

Pelham American Cancer Society Relay for Life – Live entertainment, games, food, moving kickoff/survivor lap and luminaria ceremonies. Free. Pelham, Glover Field. Info: RelayForLife.org.

Philipstown-Cold Spring American Cancer Society Relay for Life – Live entertainment, games, food, moving kickoff/survivor lap and luminaria ceremonies. Free. Mayors Park: Philipstown-Cold Spring. Info: RelayForLife.org.

Skillful Living Room Radio Show – 12-1pm. Saturdays June 1-29. Live radio show focuses on healthy living discussions featuring patient success stories, physical/mental health tips, fitness and wellness advice and more with host Dr. Michael Finkelstein. Simulcast live internet: Businesstalkradio.net and online as podcast. SunRaven Skillful Living Center, Bedford.  Sunraven.org.

SUNDAY, JUNE 2

Bark Fest – 10am-1pm. Pet adoptions, raffles, discounted micro chips, vendors, training demos,  Red Cross first aid pet info, Westchester county K-9 police demo, free giveaways, and free exam for all pet adoptions. Progressive Animal Hospital of White Plains, 110 S Kensico Ave. 914.461.3353. Progressive-Vet.com.

Core Principles of Pilates – 12:30-2:30pm. Class focuses on the teachings of Joseph Pilates’ principles to properly and safely execute exercise bringing together concentration, control, center, fluidity, precision and breath. Pre-requisite to group pilates classes. $15. Pre-registration required. Inner Balance Studio, 1072 Rte 311, Patterson. 845.878.7800.

MONDAY, JUNE 3

Yoga at Boscobel – 6-7:15pm. June 3-Sept 9. Spectacular views overlooking the Hudson River. All levels. $17/walk-in rate. Boscobel is located on Route 9D in Garrison. Info: 845.265.3638. Boscobel.org.

Breathing Techniques & Meditation to Reduce Stress – 6-7:30pm. Also 6/10, 6/24, 7/1. Seminar based on breathing techniques that can reduce stress and heighten mental clarity and awareness. $20. Somers Library. Offered through Art of Living Foundation, ArtOfLiving.org. RSVP: 914.232.5717.

Osteoporosis Awareness Group – 7-9pm. June meeting topic: Empowering patients toward greater bone health naturally. Free. Burke Rehabilitation Hospital, Bldg 4, 785 Mamaroneck Ave, White Plains. 914.725.5229.

Men’s Group – 7:30-9:30pm. Gather with other holistically minded men to focus on personal development and methods for shaping a healthier and more balanced approach to living, particularly in relationship to others. $15/members or $30. Transcendence at SunRaven, Bedford. Info/register: 914.218.3113. TranscendenceAtSunRaven.com.

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 5

Women’s Wisdom Group – 10:30am-12pm. Join a community of progressive women to share and support one another while drawing inspiration from Mark Nepo’s seminal work, The Book of Awakening. $15/members or $30. Transcendence at SunRaven, Bedford. Info/register a must: 914.218.3113. TranscendenceAtSunRaven.com.

FRIDAY, JUNE 7  
Conservation Café: Climate Change and Sea Level Rise  – 8:30-11am. Program features speakers from Federated Conservationists of Westchester County, Pace University’s Academy for Applied Environmental Studies, The Nature Conservancy, and NY Department of Environmental Conservation discussing climate change and sea level rise. Pace University, Pleasantville. Info: WestchesterLandTrust.org.

Yonkers: American Cancer Society Relay for Life – Live entertainment, games, food, moving kickoff/survivor lap and luminaria ceremonies. Free. Lincoln High School, Yonkers. Info: RelayForLife.org.

Mediumship Message Gallery – 11am-5pm with Adam Bernstein, $45. Synchronicity, 1511 Rte 22, Brewster. RSVP: 845.363.1765. SynchronicityNY.com.

New Moon Gathering – 7-9pm. Use the energy of the new moon to chart a life course. Facilitated by astrologer Pamela Cucinell; bring a journal or notebook. $20. The Center for Aligned Healing, Chappaqua. RSVP: 917.796.6026. InsightOasis.com.

SATURDAY, JUNE 8
Patterson American Cancer Society Relay for Life – Live entertainment, games, food and moving kickoff/survivor lap and luminaria ceremonies. Free. Patterson Fire House, Patterson. Info: RelayForLife.org.

Eastchester’s 6th Annual Green Day Festival – 10am-2pm. Eastchester Town Hall, 40 Mill Rd, Eastchester. Family event to celebrate Mother Earth. Free giveaways. Info: EastchesterEnvironmentalCommittee.com.

Kids Yoga Teacher Training – 3:15pm. June 8-9. This 8 hour training provides the tools to teach yoga to children grades K-12. $265. Yoga Haven 2, 91 Montgomery Ave, Scarsdale. Info: 914.337.1437.

SUNDAY, JUNE 9
Windows of the Sky: JinShinDo Body/Mind Acupressure – 10:30am-4:30pm. Learn the acupressure facial points of the neck, face, hands, and shoulders and their role maintaining the balance of Qi throughout the body/mind. $175. Soulauras, 520 N State Rd, Briarcliff. Preregister required: 914.941.2400. Souluaras.com.

The Awakening: Guided Meditation for Higher Consciousness – 1:30pm. Receive step-by-step technique to stay committed toward a meditation practice whether new to meditation or looking for a powerful yet simple technique for higher awareness. $20.1305 Mamaroneck Ave, White Plains. RSVP: 914.250.1417. SanthigramWellness.com.
MONDAY, JUNE 10

Quantum Healing Circle – 7:30pm. Come connect wisdom teachings to energy principles with guided meditation and interactive energy healing. Anne Bentzen, Reiki Master. $25 requested. Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 236 S Bedford Rd, Mt. Kisco. 914.588.4079. StarVisionsCommuity.org.

TUESDAY, JUNE 11

Keys to Human Potential – 7-8:30pm. Free introductory workshop explores self-discovery, transformation, and spiritual awakening based on Dr. Donald Epstein’s principles of Reorganizational Healing and Living. Souluaras, 520 N State Rd, Briarcliff. Preregister required: 914.941.2400. Souluaras.com.

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 12

Women’s Wisdom Group –10:30am-12pm. Join a community of progressive women to share and support one another while drawing inspiration from Mark Nepo’s seminal work, The Book of Awakening. $15/members or $30. Transcendence at SunRaven, Bedford. Info/register a must: 914.218.3113. TranscendenceAtSunRaven.com.

FRIDAY, JUNE 14

Mount Vernon American Cancer Society Relay for Life – Live entertainment, games, food and moving kickoff/survivor lap and luminaria ceremonies. Free. Mount Vernon High School, Mount Vernon. Info: RelayForLife.org.

Yorktown American Cancer Society Relay for Life – Live entertainment, games, food, moving kickoff/survivor lap and luminaria ceremonies. Free. Jack DeVito Memorial Field, Yorktown. Info: RelayForLife.org.

SATURDAY, JUNE 15

Ossining American Cancer Society Relay for Life – Live entertainment, games, food, moving kickoff/survivor lap and luminaria ceremonies. Free. Anne M. Dorner Middle School, Ossining. Info: RelayForLife.org.

Port Chester American Cancer Society Relay for Life – Live entertainment, games, food, moving kickoff/survivor lap and luminaria ceremonies. Free. Port Chester Middle School, Port Chester-Rye Brook. Info: RelayForLife.org.

Clearwater’s Great Hudson River Revival – June 15-16. The big Clearwater Festival unites major musical figures and green activism, building a creative community in one of the most scenic spots on the Hudson River. Stop by the Natural Awakenings booth and say hi. Info/ tickets: ClearwaterFestival.org.

Breeding Birds – 8am. Join Charlie Roberto on his quest for birds nesting and raising their young at Teatown. Free. Teatown Lake Reservation, 1600 Spring Valley Rd, Ossining. Info/register: 914.762.2912. TeaTown.org.

Reiki Healing Circle – 9-11am with Marcus Feighery. $15. Synchronicity, 1511 Rte 22, Brewster. RSVP: 845.363.1765. SynchronicityNY.com.

Kundalini Yoga and Meditation Introductory Class – 10am-12pm. $20. 223 Katonah Ave., Katonah. Info: 914.232.3473; GoldenTempleYoga.com.

Holistic Moms Presents: Legislation and What’s Happened to Our Schools – 2pm. Katharine St Vincent speaks about education legislation and reform. Free. Rye Public Library, Reading Room, 1061 Boston Post Rd, Rye. 914.967.0480. RyeLibrary.org.

Stoke The Fire Meditation Class – 2-5pm with Susy Meszoly. $125. Synchronicity, 1511 Rte 22, Brewster. RSVP: 845.363.1765. SynchronicityNY.com.

Westchester Land Trust Annual Benefit – 6pm cocktails & silent auction; 7:45pm, live auction; 8pm, dinner & award presentation. Celebrating 25 years of environmental conservation in the community. Casual party attire, Maple Grove Farm, Bedford. RSVP by 6/3.WestchesterLandTrust.org.

Restorative Yoga with Reiki – 6-8pm. Workshop combines restorative yoga and Reiki to rejuvenate the body and mind. $45. Yoga Haven 2, 91 Montgomery Ave, Scarsdale. 914.337.1437.

TUESDAY, JUNE 18

Drumming Circle – 7-8:30pm. Experience healing benefits of drumming in community following Native American traditions led by Scott Nelson. Bring a drum or rattle. $25 requested. Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 236 S Bedford Rd, Rte 172, Mt. Kisco. 914.236.4503. Register online: StarVisionsCommunity.org.

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 19

Women’s Wisdom Group –10:30am-12pm. Join a community of progressive women to share and support one another while drawing inspiration from Mark Nepo’s seminal work, The Book of Awakening. $15/members or $30. Transcendence at SunRaven, Bedford. Info/register a must: 914.218.3113. TranscendenceAtSunRaven.com.

Get on the Mat for Mental Health – 6pm. (rain date June 20). The Mental Health Association of Westchester’s epic mega-yoga event takes place under the open sky with music by House of Waters. $20/advance or $25; $10/kids under 10yrs. Court St, between Main St and Martine Ave, White Plains. Info:  914.345.5900 x 7511. MHAWestchester.org.

Reiki Healing Circle – 7:30-9:30pm.  Join Reiki Master and intuitive medium Carla Blaha for an evening of healing, connecting and restoring. $25. Soulauras, 520 N State Rd, Briarcliff. Preregistration required: 914.941.2400. Soulauras.com.

FRIDAY, JUNE 21

Katonah-Lewisboro-Cross River American Cancer Society Relay for Life – Live entertainment, games, food, moving kickoff/survivor lap and luminaria ceremonies. Free. Katonah-Lewisboro-Cross River: John Jay High School. Info: RelayForLife.org.

Solstice Kirtan –7:30-9:30pm. Quiet the mind, open the heart with this powerful form of meditative chanting lead and performed by special guests Satya-Franche and the NY ensemble of Bhakta musicians, Ma Kirtan. $20 contribution suggested. Transcendence at SunRaven, Bedford. Info/registration: 914.218.3113. TranscendenceAtSunraven.com.

SATURDAY, JUNE 22

Reiki I Workshop – 9:30am-3:30pm. June 22-23 w/Ginny Mackles. Attunement and certificate for first level of Reiki. Chappaqua location. Info: 952.426.3525.

SUNDAY, JUNE 23

Family Tour of Wildflower Island – 11am. Guided family tour of Teatown Lake Reservation’s unique two-acre wildflower sanctuary. $4pp/ members or $6pp. RSVP: Teatown Lake Reservation, 1600 Spring Valley Rd, Ossining. 914.762.2912 x110. TeaTown.org.

MONDAY, JUNE 24

The Skillful Living Room: Live from SunRaven – 6:30-8pm. Join the discussion on Play for Health: Setting up for a skillful summer with Dr. Michael Finkelstein and others via Google+ Hangout. Follow Michael Finkelstein on Google+ to be invited in. SunRaven Skillful Living, Bedford. SunRaven.org.

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 26

Women’s Wisdom Group –10:30am-12pm. Join a community of progressive women to share and support one another while drawing inspiration from Mark Nepo’s seminal work, The Book of Awakening. $15/members or $30. Transcendence at SunRaven, Bedford. Info/register a must: 914.218.3113. TranscendenceAtSunRaven.com.

FRIDAY, JUNE 28

Yoga Nidra – 7:15-8:30pm. A rejuvenating practice fostering deep relaxation through breath awareness and guided imagery. $15. Inner Balance Studio, 1072 Rte 311, Patterson. 845.878.7800. InnerBalanceStudio.org.

SATURDAY, JUNE 29

Reiki 1 & 2 – 9am-5pm with Marcus Feighery. $275. Synchronicity, 1511 Rte 22, Brewster. RSVP: 845.363.1765. SynchronicityNY.com.

FRIDAY, JULY 5

Loving Kindness as a Path to Inner Freedom – July 5-7. This is an introductory weekend to explore Loving Kindness as a spiritual practice with Sharon Salzberg and Rachel Cowan. Garrison Institute. Info & register: 845.424.4800. GarrisonInstitute.org.

Natural Awakenings Calendar Listings for October 2012 in Westchester and Putnam Counties, NY

For additional event listings, updates and changes, visit our online calendar.

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

UPCOMING EVENTS

Please call ahead to confirm event details

MONDAY, OCTOBER 1

Men’s Group – 7:30-9:30pm. Gather with holistically minded men focusing on personal development and methods for shaping a healthier, more balanced approach to living; particularly applied to relationships. $15/members or $30. Transcendence at SunRaven, Bedford.  914.218.3113. TranscendenanceAtSunRaven.com.

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 3

Women’s Wisdom Group – 10:30am-12noon (Also 10/10, 10/17, 10/24, 10/31). A community of progressive women share and support one another, while drawing inspiration from Mark Nepo’s “The Book of Awakening.” $15/members or $30. Transcendence at Sun Raven, Bedford. 914.218.3113. TranscendenceAtSunRaven.com.

Thursday, OCTOBER 4

Divas Night Out – 7-9pm. w/ host Diva Mama, Shira Adler. “Are You Spiritually Sexy? Find out, come to Soulauras in Briarcliff.” $20. RSVP/info:  914.861.5186.

Dream Group – 7:30-9:30pm w/Warren Falcon. Share the cumulative experiential benefits that the dream world provides. Come with a dream and journal. $25/members or $50. Transcendence at Sun Raven, Bedford. 914.218.3113. TranscendenceAtSunRaven.com.

Friday, October 5

Healing with the Archangels – 7-9pm. w/ Shaman, Healer Elka Boren. $35. Synchronicity, 1511 Rt 22, C6, Brewster. 845.363.1765; synchronicityny.com

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 6

Rivertowns Roll, Group Bike Ride – Begins 9am. SWEAC group bike ride on the Old Croton Aqueduct. Learn how to use existing resources to get around sustainably and aligns with SWEAC’s Complete Streets in a Box Toolkit program. Info: SWEAC.org.

Reiki I Workshop – 9:30am-4pm (Also 10/7) w/Ginny Mackles, LMHC, Reiki Teacher. Be attuned and certified to the first level of Reiki, Shoden from a teacher with over 25 years experience and creator of The Reiki Journey CD. Millwood. 914.762.7761. GinnyMackles.com.

Finding Your Path: Equine-Interactive Life Coaching – 10am-4pm. Experiential workshop with   James Cassese, LCSW of Equine Energetix. $300/includes lunch and materials. No prior horse experience necessary. Mistover Farm, Pawling. 212.477.4475. EquineEnergetix.com.

Family Yoga – 4-5pm (Parent & 8-12yr child) with Laughing Heart Yoga. Creativity, fun poses, games, and breath work help increase strength, flexibility and connection. Hudson Yoga, 5 Old Post Rd S, Croton on Hudson. $25/adult & child; $5 additional loved one. 914.319.4010. LaughingHeartYoga.com.

Farm-2-Table Harvest Wine Dinners – 5pm. Chef Lesley Sutter teams up with local farms and organic, biodynamic US wineries for a spectacular meal. This dinner features Amawalk Farm, and Shinn Estates Winery and benefits MKCCC. $145. Tickets/info: 914.248.5339; ConsciousWine.com.

Salsa Dance Social – 7:30pm (Beginner salsa lesson) with dancing until 11:30 pm.  Refreshments served. Josie’s International School of Dance, 125 Main St. Ossining.  914.432.8502. JosieDance.com.

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 7

Support Connection’s Annual Support-A-Walk – Starts 10am. Rain or shine. 3-mile walk to support those with breast or ovarian Cancer. FDR State Park, Yorktown Heights. Info: 914.962.6402. SupportConnection.org.

Yorktown Fall Festival and Street Fair – 11am-5pm. Rain date 10/8. Vendors, demonstrations, concerts, shopping, food and more. Downtown Yorktown along Commerce Street and Veterans Road at Jack DeVito Field. Info: 914.245.4599.

Core Principles of Pilates – 12:30-2:30pm w/Kate Petagine. Focus on the teachings of Joseph Pilates’ principles to properly and safely execute exercise, bringing all elements together. $15. Pre-registration required. Inner Balance studio, 1072 Rte 311, Patterson. 845.878.7800.

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 9

6 Week Yoga Teacher Training – 11am-2:15pm Mon-Fr. Westchester Yoga Arts teacher training for RYT200 certification. $1800 or $1500/tuition only pkg. Payment plans available.  More info: 914.632.1101. WestchesterYogaArts.com.

Medicine Wheel Teachings –7 pm (Also 10/16, 10/23 & 10/30). Bear Walker, Native American Healer, continues Circle Wisdom Teachings of his grandfather. $35. StarVisions program at SunRaven, 501 Guard Hill Rd, Bedford. 914.236.4503. StarVisionsCommunity.org.

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 10

Monthly Circle – Time TBA. Dynamic Intervention, 1281 Rte 311, Patterson. $15. 845.702.1042.

Eating for Energy – 1pm. In this class, learn what and how to eat in order to help stay sharp, focused, and energized all day. Free. Gilda’s Club Westchester, White Plains. RSVP: 914.644.8844.

Last Call at the Oasis – 7:15pm. Documentary film about the worsening fresh water shortage; followed by a panel discussion. Jacob Burns Film Center Theater, 364 Manville Rd., Pleasantville. 914.747.5555. BurnsFilmCenter.org.

Reiki Circle – 7:30pm. Healers from all modalities, Reiki novices and practitioners of every level share in a guided meditation; learn new techniques and give and receive healing. $15. Golden Temple Yoga, 223 Katonah Ave, Katonah. 914.763.5650. TheTouchofReiki.com.

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 11

Kids Creative Mindfulness Crafts – 3:30-5pm, Thursdays. 8-week course w/ Jo Jayson. Children learn how to find their own sense of power, magic, comfort and support by decorating objects that are inherently sacred. Groove, 108 Chatsworth Ave. Larchmont. Info/Register: 914.834.3383. FindGroove.com

Open House at WellSpring Holistic & Green Health – 6-8pm. The open house spotlights the center’s new anti-aging program and includes light refreshments. 1415 Boston Post Rd. Suite 5, Larchmont. Info: 914.341.1246; WellSpringHHC.com.

Group Juice Fast – 6:30pm (10/11) through 6:30pm (10/15). Enjoy the full experience of fasting guided by Dr. Finkelstein. Time includes daily programs/activities. $350/member or $600.  Transcendence at SunRaven, Bedford. Info/register: 914.218.3113. TranscendenceAtSunRaven.com.

Free Dinner Lecture – 7pm. w/ Dr. George Gertner of Upper Cervical Chiropractic of NY, for people with high blood pressure. Reservations: 914.686.6200. Info: ucc-ny.com.

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 12

Metatron and the Masters – 7-8:30pm. Suzy Meszoly presents: Sound and Light Activation, Integration and Ascension with Divine Light Activation Healing using the Tibetan Bowls. $35. Opal Moon, 2037 Albany Post Rd, Croton. RSVP:  914.788.4955. Opalmoon.net.

Drumming Circle – 7-8:30pm. Experience the healing benefits of drumming in community following Native American traditions led by Scott Nelson. Bring a drum or rattle. $15/member or $30.  SunRaven, 501 Guard Hill Rd, Bedford. 914.218.3113 or 914.236.4503. StarVisionsCommunity.org or TranscendenceAtSunRaven.com.

Intro to Astrology by Michele – 7-9pm. Learn how astrology is more than just knowing one’s Sun sign. $35. Synchronicity, 1511 Rt 22, C6, Brewster. 845.363.1765; synchronicityny.com.

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 13

Wildcliff Harvest Festival Fundraiser – 2-4pm. Bring a blanket or chair for relaxing during live entertainment at the Wildcliff festival, 44 Wildcliff Rd, New Rochelle (adjacent to Hudson Park). Rain date: 10/20. $5pp or $25/max family. Tax deductible donations accepted.

Free Intro To Kundalini Yoga Class – 1-3pm. Experience the Yoga of Awareness, Kundalini Yoga, during this dynamic, fun filled, free intro class. All welcome. Vikasa Yoga and Pilates Studio, 15 Market St, Cold Spring. 914.588.8166. ManyMoonsYoga.com.

Farm-2-Table Harvest Wine Dinners – 5:30pm. Chef Lesley Sutter teams up with local farms and organic, biodynamic US wineries for a spectacular meal. This dinner features Sugar Hill Farm and Dominio IV Winery and benefits the Food Bank for Westchester $145.Tickets/info: 914.248.5339; ConsciousWine.com.

Tibetan Singing Bowls Concert with Beth Mullin – 7-8:30pm. Enjoy the sound of 7 metal singing bowls. Use the sound to aid the body in healing itself. Sponsored by StarVisions. $15/member or group juice fast participant or $30. Transcendence at SunRaven, Bedford.  914.218.3113. TranscendenceAtSunRaven.com.

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 14

Level I Reiki – Time TBA. Dynamic Intervention, 1281 Rte 311, Patterson. $150/by 10/7 or $175. 845.702.1042.

The Yoga Of Marketing – 9:30am-6pm. Marketing for holistic practitioners who love what they do and need help getting their great work out into the world. Info: 914.712.8680. FreedomAndFulfillment.com.

Pre-Natal Yoga – 10:30-11:45 (Sundays through 11/18). Yoga poses modified for the unique requirements of the pregnant body. $150/6wks. Join any time for a pro-rated price. Quest Yoga Arts, 11 E Main St, Mt Kisco. RSVP: 914.241.9642.

Introduction to Reiki Level III Mastership Program – 10:30am-12noon. Informal meeting to contemplate what is mastership, and learn what’s involved in this 9-12 month self-paced program with Reiki Master/Teacher Jeanne Shanin. Open to Reiki II practitioners. Free/refreshments included. 914.763.5650. TheTouchofReiki.com.

St. Catherine of Siena: A Woman for Our Times – 11:30am/lunch; 12:30pm/matinee or 12:30pm/matinee; 2:30pm/lunch. Performed at Mariandale Retreat and Conference Center, Ossining. $35/matinee and lunch. 914. 941.4455. Mariandale.org.

Homebrew Day – 12-4pm. The Westchester Home Brewers Association presents a learning session including different categories of beer, the steps in the process, Q&A and beer sampling. $45/includes lunch. RSVP: 914.962.2368. HilltopHanoverFarm.org.

Mediumship Development Class –1-4pm. w/ Adam Bernstein at Synchronicity. $45. 1511 Rt 22, C6, Brewster. 845.363.1765; synchronicityny.com.

New Moon – 7-8:30pm w/Pam Cucinell, Astrologer & Healer. Learn what this New Moon has in store for the self, community and Mother Earth. Focus on special intentions for the month. $20. Opal Moon, 2037 Albany Post Rd, Croton. 914.788.4955. Opalmoon.net.

MONDAY, OCTOBER 15

Free Fit Club – 7pm or 8pm (Also 10/19) Fishkill Community Center, 7pm; Inner Balance Studio, Patterson, 8pm. Call Dynamic Intervention: 845.702.1042.

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 16

Going South – 8am. It’s time to fly! Meet at the main parking lot in Croton Point Park, and join Charlie Roberto to search the sky for migrating birds. Free. Teatown Lake Reservation, 1600 Spring Valley Rd, Ossining. Registration strongly recommended. 914.762.2912 x110. Teatown.org.

Soul Food/Spiritual Discussions that Feed the Soul – 10:30am & 7-9pm. Lively discussion and guided meditation on a spiritual subject led by Michael Rosenbaum ACHT, MP. $15 donation. Center for Aligned Healing, 175 King St, Chappaqua (entrance around back.) RSVP:  914.589.3601.

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 17

Advanced Practitioner Program Integrative Medicine Round Table Study Group – 12:30-2pm w/Dr. Michael Finkelstein. Holistic health practitioners discuss individual client challenges and share perspectives on approaches to healing. Includes light lunch. $30/members or $60. Transcendence at SunRaven, Bedford. Call for prerequisites. 914.218.3113. TranscendenceAtSunRaven.com.

Building a Healthy Immune System – 7pm. Learn how to encourage the body’s natural healing response with simple diet and lifestyle changes. Free. St. John’s Riverside Hospital, Cancer Support Group, 967 N Broadway, Yonkers. 914.964.4441.

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 18

Volunteer Environmental Educator Training at Sheldrake – 12-session program. Learn how to help kids learn more about the natural world. The Sheldrake Environmental Center, 685 Weaver St. Larchmont. Info: Mary Davis at 914.834.1443; SheldrakeCenter.org.

Magical Tasting Event – 6-9pm. Top local chefs donate their time, talent, food and beverages for an evening of culinary pleasure. Sample cuisine from Moderne Barn, Butterfield 8, Cafe of Love, the Cookery, Susan Lawrence. $175/advance; $200/door. Info: foodbankforwestchester.org or call Katy Coppinger: 914.923.1100.

Gentle Yoga – 7-8:30pm. Yamuna Yoga for beginners and physically challenged. $10. 1220 North Ridge Rd, Shrub Oak. 914.528.8770.

SunRaven Book Club – 7:30-9:30pm. Emotional Intelligence (10th anniv. edition) by Daniel Goleman; the 2nd in series on Comparative Intelligence: Principles for Smarter Living. $15/members or $30. Transcendence at SunRaven, Bedford. 914.218.3113. TranscendenceAtSunRaven.com.

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 19

Transcendence ReTreat – 9:30am-2:30pm. Transcendental Yoga (gentle morning movement); followed by hands on food preparation, lunch and review of the principles of skillful nutrition; concluding with a circle discussion on increasing harmony and balance. $50/members or $100.  Transcendence at SunRaven, Bedford. 914.218.3113. TranscendenceAtSunRaven.com.

Yoga & Detox Retreat – (10/19-10/21). Fall weekend getaway with yoga, meditation, self-development, and healthy eating techniques.  All levels welcome. w/ Adrea Robles of Liberation Yoga. Info: Recharge-Retreats.com.

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 20

Reiki II Workshop – 9:30am-4:30pm w/Ginny Mackles. Be attuned and certified to the second level of Reiki, Okuden from a teacher with over 25 years experience and creator of The Reiki Journey CD. Millwood. 914.762.7761. GinnyMackles.com.

Preparing Gardens for Winter – 10am-12noon. Join seasoned farmers on how to put a vegetable garden to bed for the winter. $10pp/registration required. Hilltop Hanover Farm & Environmental Center, 1271 Hanover St, Yorktown Heights. 914.962.2368. HillTopHanoverFarm.org.

Making & Canning Applesauce – 11am-2pm. Learn two different techniques for making applesauce from those delicious fall apples. $20. Ossining Firehouse Gallery, 117 Main St, Ossining. TransitionOssining.org.

Fall Fair at Green Meadow Waldorf School – 10am-5pm. Family fun includes live music, organic food, hand-crafted items, hayrides, pumpkin carving, face painting, candle-dipping and more. Free admission & parking. 307 Hungry Hollow Rd, Chestnut Ridge. 845.356.2514 x301. Gmws.org.

Vinyasa Beginner Orientation – 1-4pm w/Courtney Tarpley. If new to vinyasa yoga, come learn the basics of this style, including the breathwork and mindset. With this workshop, receive 3 Level I classes. $75/workshop + 3 classes. Living Yoga: 845.809.5590.

Farm-2-Table Harvest Wine Dinners – 5pm. Chef Lesley Sutter teams up with local farms and organic, biodynamic US wineries for a spectacular meal.  This dinner features John Jay Homestead Farm and Lumos Winery and benefits Friends Of John Jay Homestead. $155.Tickets/info: 914.248.5339; ConsciousWine.com.

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 21

Building a Bridge to the Soul – 11am-5pm. Learn specific Mystery School processes and meditations that allow direct access to the soul’s light and wisdom. Led by Michael Rosenbaum, MP (Metaphysician Practitioner). $125 ($100 by 10/15).Opal Moon, Croton. 914.788.4955.

Third Sunday Community Yoga – 12-1:15pm. Class admission is by donation of non-perishable food for Patterson Community Church. Inner Balance Studio, 1072 Rte 311, Patterson. 845.878.7800. Innerbalancestudio.org.

The Art of Embodied Mindfulness – 3:30-5pm w/Jennifer Bonadio. A special Sunday yoga class includes asana, pranayama, and guided meditation. All levels welcome. $20. Transcendence at SunRaven, Bedford.  914.218.3113. TranscendenceAtSunraven.com.

MONDAY, OCTOBER 22

Beginner Yoga Workshop – 9:30-10:45am (Mondays through 12/3).  Be guided step-by-step through yoga breathing, core postures and the flow that links all these elements together. $150/6wks plus 20% off 10 class card. Quest Yoga Arts, 11 E. Main St, Mt. Kisco. 914.241.9642. QuestYogaArts.com.

Ballroom Dance Instruction for Adults – 1pm (Also 12/29, 11/5). Have fun while learning the basic steps, turns, leads, timing, rhythm and movement of various ballroom dances. $20/four classes; in person registration only. Somers Library. 914.232.5717. SomersLibrary.org.

Tuesday, October 23

Community Leadership Forum on Environmental Sustainability – 8:30am-2pm. Free and open to the public, Pace University School of Law, 78 North Broadway, White Plains. Info: DivineCompassionOnline.org.

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 24

Holistic Moms Presents – 8-10pm. “Cranial Osteopathy, for whole body alignment and its relationship to Orthodontry”.  Board certified physicians, Dr. Catherine Scoville, DO and Dr. Patricia Kooyman, DO present their work in this powerful field. Free. Wainwright House, 260 Stuyvesant Avenue, Rye.

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 25

Quantum Healing Circle – 7-9 pm. Connecting wisdom teachings to energy principles, guided meditation and interactive energy healing led by Anne Bentzen, Reiki Master. $25. SunRaven, 501 Guard Hill Rd., Bedford. 914.588.4079. StarVisionsCommunity.org.

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 26

Reiki Mastership Class – w/ Reiki Master Marcus Feighery. 10/26-10-28. 3-day intensive class with plenty of hands on training. Includes Certificate and Manual. $875. Synchronicity, 1511 Rt 22, C6, Brewster. 845.363.1765; synchronicityny.com.

Knives Over Forks – 6-9pm. Bring a pot-luck dinner and join farm staff for a movie with follow-up discussion. Learn about food and farming and how Hilltop Hanover Farm is helping the community.1271 Hanover St, Yorktown Heights. 914.962-2368. Hilltophanoverfarm.org.

Halloween Message Gallery – 7-8:30pm. w/ Medium Adam Bernstein. $35. Synchronicity, 1511 Rt 22, C6, Brewster. 845.363.1765; synchronicityny.com.

Movie Night – 7:30-9:30pm. Viewing of the 2004 film: “What the #$*! Do We Know?” and servings of flatbread pizza. Relax afterwards with tea, dessert and discussion. Reservations a must. $10/members or $20. Transcendence at SunRaven, Bedford.  914.218.3113. TranscendenceAtSunRaven.com.

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 27

Transcendence at SunRaven Open House – 10am-5pm. Come and experience first hand the spiritual ambiance that surrounds this bucolic farm. Meet Robin and Michael along with their guest speakers and practitioners. Free. Transcendence at SunRaven, 501 Guard Hill Rd, Bedford. 914.218.3113. TranscendenceAtSunRaven.com.

Pumpkins & Hayrides – 11am-1pm or 2-4pm. Decorate a pumpkin Teatown-style and relax on a hayride beneath the beautiful fall canopy. $20/family; members; $30/family; nonmembers (2 pumpkin limit). Teatown Lake Reservation, 1600 Spring Valley Rd. Ossining. Reserve: 914.762.2912 x110. Teatown.org.

Creating Spirit Masks for Samhain (Halloween) – 11am-3pm. This fun and informative workshop begins with a meditation and discussion on the importance of honoring ancestors, guides and spirit protectors. $65/includes mask materials. Opal Moon, 2037 Albany Post Rd, Croton. RSVP: 914.788.4955. Opalmoon.net.

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 28

Transcendence ReTreat – 11am-4pm. Transcendental Yoga (gentle morning movement); followed by hands on food preparation, lunch and review of the principles of skillful nutrition; concluding with a circle discussion on increasing harmony and balance. $50/members or $100. Transcendence at SunRaven, Bedford. 914.218.3113. TranscendenceAtSunRaven.com.

Message Circle – 7-9pm. Priscilla Keresey channels the other side bringing comforting information and messages from loved ones who have passed. $40. Opal Moon, 2037 Albany Post Rd, Croton. 914.788.4955. Opalmoon.net.

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 3

12th Annual Women’s Symposium: “It’s a Give and Take World” – 8:30am-2pm. Mini-retreat for women includes yoga, breakfast, lunch and inspirational speakers who explore how giving enriches, yet must be balanced with a willingness to receive. Chalet on the Hudson, Cold Spring. Register: 914.734.3794. Hvhc.org.

Money Conference for Women – 8:30am-1pm. Examining Critical Issues Facing Women’s Financial Challenges in 2012. Free. Pace University Seidenberg School, One Martine Ave. White Plains. Info: 914.949.6227 x 147. Register: ywcawpcw.org.

Reiki Level II: Okuden – 9-4pm (11/3) & 10:30am-3pm (11/4). For Level I practitioners of Usui Reiki Ryoho who want to deepen knowledge/connection to Reiki. Receive Reiki II attunement, manual and more. Taught by Reiki Master/Teacher Jeanne Shanin. $250/ pre-registration required. 914.763.5650. TheTouchofReiki.com.

June 2011 Calendar of Events from Natural Awakenings Magazine, Westchester & Putnam Counties NY

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 1

Healing Circle of Light – 12-1pm. Spiritinside Healing Center, 344 Main St., Ste. 205, Mt. Kisko. All welcome, no fee. 914.730.0155 or 914.400.7056; spiritinside.net.

 

New Moon Meditation – 7-9pm w/Spiritual Astrologer Demitra. Utilize the manifesting power of the new moon to create specific intentions for the month ahead. Bring a journal. Opal Moon, 2037 Albany Post Rd., Croton. $20. Reservations required: 914.788.4955; opalmoon.net.

 

THURSDAY, JUNE 2

Pilates Conference and Awaken Wellness Fair – 6/2-6/5. Four days of workshops, workouts, performances, and a body-mind-spirit expo. Attend one or all days of the event. 914.251.7842; artofcontrol.com or awakenfair.com.

 

Holistic Moms Network – 6:30-8:30pm w/Holistic Mom and Art Educator Justine Rae Spilotros. Share DIY projects, ideas, and resources; topics to cover include: kids’ crafts, gift-giving ideas, and home improvement/space organizing projects.  Desmond-Fish Library Program Room, Rt. 9D & 403, Garrison. 917.975.8623; holisticmoms.org.

 

Lecture for Fibromyalgia & Chronic Pain Sufferers – 7pm. w/Upper Cervical Chiropractic. Limited to people who are Fibromyalgia and chronic pain sufferers. Free. Includes dinner. 914.868.6200.

 

Three Solutions to Health Problems – 7-8:30pm w/Dr. Lawrence G. Stern DC. This presentation covers the three underlying causes of health problems; stress, toxicity and nerve interference. Ossining Library, 53 Croton Ave. Free. 914.864.2222.

 

Psychic Message Circle – 7-9pm w/Priscilla Keresey. Come receive messages from the other side as Priscilla facilitates between the two worlds, bringing in information from loved ones who have passed. Opal Moon, 2037 Albany Post Rd., Croton. $40. Reservations required: 914.788.4955; opalmoon.net.

 

FRIDAY, JUNE 3

Tree Whispering® – 6/3-6/5 w/Dr. Jim Conroy, and Ms. Basia Alexander. Learn how to touch trees and intuitively receive the trees’ personal and sacred messages. Omega Institute, Rhinebeck. Info/register at Eomega.org.

 

New Moon Drumming Circle – 6:45-8:30pm. Bring drums, rattles and bells, or share ours, some of which are for sale. Registration recommended. $20. Awakenings, 215 Katonah Ave., Katonah. Info: 914.232.0382; awakeningskatonah.com.

 

SATURDAY, JUNE 4

Synergy Yoga Gentle – 9:30-11am w/Laura Shea. Experience a specially adapted weekly program of Hatha postures, suitable for all levels of experience. Opal Moon, 2037 Albany Post Rd., Croton. $16. Limited space/RSVP: 914.788.4955; opalmoon.net.

 

Annual Gourmet Hike – 10am. Enjoy the outdoors, exercise and socialize. Good physical condition and hiking boots are the only prerequisites. Bring lunch/beverage. Teatown Lake Reservation, 1600 Spring Valley Rd, Ossining. Members/free; $5/non-members. Info: 914.762.2912 x110; teatown.org.

 

Scarsdale Health Fair – 10am-4pm. Scarsdale Chamber of Commerce hosts this event with music, food court, health screenings, giveaways and raffle prizes. Exhibitors focus on different aspects of health for all ages. Scarsdale Village Hall parking lot, 1001 Post Rd. Rain date 6/11.

 

Painting from the Inside Out – noon-4pm. Come explore, experiment and play while painting. Allow spontaneity to release creativity and affect life! No skills required. Tarrytown. $70. Register: Eve-Marie 914.909.6292; paintinginsideout.com.

 

Relationship Explained – 1-3pm w/Astrologist, Pamela Cucinell. Astrology can show how to relate more effectively to anyone in life. Please email birth date/time/place 24 hours prior to workshop. Spiritinside Healing Center, 344 Main St., Ste. 205, Mt. Kisco. $35. 914.730.0155; spiritinside.net.

 

SUNDAY, JUNE 5

SummerFest in Croton – 10am-6pm. Croton’s annual street fair in the Upper Village. Grand Street and Old Post Road will be closed to car traffic for the event.

 

Birds of Prey Day – 11am-4pm. A day dedicated to children, raptors and the environment returns to Green Chimneys, 400 Doansburg Rd., Brewster. 845.279.2995 x286; greenchimneys.org.

 

Awaken Wellness Fair – 12-5pm. A day of learning, sharing, having fun and getting healthy! Dozens of vendors, readers and practitioners are available to share the very latest exciting information about cutting edge wellness. Free. SUNY Purchase, Phys. Ed. Bldg.  Awakenfair.com.

 

Reiki I Training– 12pm-5pm w/Adrea Robles, Usui Reiki Master. Become attuned to the Universal Reiki energy and learn how to transfer this energy to heal the self and others.  Liberation Yoga, 900 S. Lake Blvd. #6, Mahopac. $125 manual/certificate. 845.803.8389.

 

Community Yoga Class – 1:30-2:30pm. Come visit the YogaScape and Spa for the free community class held the first Sunday of each month. 1100 Rte 52, 2nd floor (at Farmers Mills Rd.), Carmel. 845.225.9642; theyogascape.com.

 

Spirit Guide Drawings – 1-5pm w/Jessie Shippy. 30 minute appointments available with preregistration required. Wainwright House, 260 Stuyvesant Ave, Rye.  914.967.6080; wainwright.org.

 

Shamanic Energy Field Clearing – 1-5pm. Relax, restore and revive with shamanic healer Mikki Baloy Davis. Bells, rattles, feathers, and crystals clear the mind and body of static, heavy energies. $20/20min. 29 Marble Ave., Pleasantville. 917.620.0444; pamohealing.com.

 

Shamanic Drumming Circle – 1:30-4:30pm. Drum, rattle, journey and dance for personal and planetary healing. Circle of Tranquility, Hawthorne. $30. 914.237.0241; bobbisholisticcare.com.

 

MONDAY, JUNE 6

Gomang Monks – Tibetan Handicrafts Store. Wainwright House, 260 Stuyvesant Ave., Rye.  Please call for hours: 914.967.6080.

 

Become A Yoga Teacher – 6:30-7:30pm. For those interested in Lotus Gardens Yoga School’s summer intensive 200 hour teacher training. Meditate in the garden at 6:30pm with discussion to follow. 26 Spring Lake Rd., Sherman, CT. Pre-registration: 860.354.6241; lotusgardensyoga.com.

 

Overcome Test Anxiety – 7-8:30pm. Support children’s freedom from anxiety around finals and testing; improve test performance, attaining higher scores. Carmel. $35. 845.228.8132; putnamhealingarts.com.

 

TUESDAY, JUNE 7

Cholesterol: Myths & Truths – 10-11am. Learn the purpose and function of cholesterol and what it means for the body. Full Circle Family Care, 1241 Mamaroneck Ave., White Plains. Organic snacks. $10/existing clients free.  917.881.3181; naturalneda.com.

 

Gomang Monks – 11:30am-6pm & 7-9:30pm. Prayers, chants, karma and impermanence.  Wainwright House, 260 Stuyvesant Ave., Rye.  914.967.6080; wainwright.org.

 

Natural Solutions to Weight Loss – 7-8:30pm w/Dr. Lawrence G. Stern. Find out how hidden factors such as environmental toxins and stress can sabotage efforts to lose weight. Stern Chiropractic & Integrative Wellness, 27 Radio Circle Dr., Ste. 104, Mount Kisco. Free. 914.864.2222.

 

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 8

Sustainable Living – Pare Down/Cheer Up – 7-9pm. This educational program/moderator-led discussion group is about eco-friendly living. Adults only. Teatown Lake Reservation, 1600 Spring Valley Rd, Ossining. Free/members; $5/non-members. 914.762.2912 x110; teatown.org.

 

The Artist’s Way Teleclass – w/ Kim Childs. 7:30-9pm. 6/8-8/24. Creative recovery workshop based on the book, The Artist’s Way: A Spiritual Path to Higher Creativity, by Julia Cameron. The 12-week intensive takes place over the telephone on Wednesday nights. Maximum ten students. $330. Info: KimChilds.com/artistsway.html.

 

THURSDAY, JUNE 9

Water Demo – 7-8:30pm. Learn what’s really in drinking water. What is believed to be doing the body good may actually be doing the opposite. Human Bodyworks Massage Therapy & Healing Arts Center, 32 Main St., Hastings on Hudson. Free. Reservations/info: humanbodyworks.com.

 

The Bond Connecting the Space Between Us – 7-9pm w/Lynne McTaggert. Wainwright House, 260 Stuyvesant Ave., Rye 914.967.6080; wainwright.org.

 

FRIDAY, JUNE 10

Healthy/Happy Children – 6:30-8:30pm w/Jenay Aiksnoras, ERTY, CSC. Discover how to inspire children to incorporate yoga into their lives as they work toward being independent, self-controlled, well-rounded individuals. The YogaScape and Spa, 1100 Rte. 52, 2nd floor, Carmel. $35. 845.225.9642.

 

Reiki Healing Circle – 7-8:30pm. An evening of sharing Reiki healing energy, practitioners and newcomers welcome! Putnam Healing Arts, Carmel.  $15/suggested. Register: 914.672.1916; putnamhealingarts.com.

 

Chit Chat at Awakenings – 7-9pm. This is an informal social evening in the welcoming environment of Westchester’s largest metaphysical store, surrounded by crystals and soothing music. Enjoy light refreshments and conversation. Awakenings, 215 Katonah Ave. Katonah. $10. Info: 914.232.0382; awakeningskatonah.com.

 

Medium Phil Quinn at The Sanctuary – 7-9pm. Connect with lost loved ones with Medium Phil Quinn at this Gallery Event. The Sanctuary “A safe place for spiritual growth,” 97 Old Rt. 6, Carmel. Info: 845.225.3777; CarmelSanctuary.com.

 

Merkaba Activation/The Master Teachers – 7:15-8:45pm. A deeply physical experience is felt during the channeled meditation which realigns imbalances, addresses illness & tunes one’s frequency to a higher resonance. Opal Moon, 2037 Albany Post Rd., Croton. $50. Registration required: 914.788.4955; opalmoon.net.

 

SATURDAY, JUNE 11

Annual Floating Sculpture Exhibition on The Science Barge – 6/11 & 6/12. Features the work of local artists and the Japanese Obon Lantern Festival of lights. Twilight Reception 6/11, 7pm., features music, tours of the barge, and artist introductions. Free; donations accepted to support Groundwork Japan’s Tsunami relief effort. 99 Dock St., Hudson riverfront in Yonkers. Info: Bob Walter at 914.375.2151; GroundworkHV.org.

 

Backyard Composting Series – 9-11am (6/11, 6/18 & 6/25). This is a three-part series on composting from the ground up for homeowners. Stone Barns Center for Food and Agriculture, 630 Bedford Rd. Pocantico Hills. $75/all three. 914.366.6200; stonebarnscenter.org.

 

Reflexology Certification Course – 9am-5pm alternate weekends 6/11-9/25. Integrative Health Practices offers ACARET accredited 200-hour Reflexology certification course. Croton. Info: integrativehealthpractices.com; Susan Raskin: 914.649.5262.

 

Reiki I Workshop – 9:30am-4pm (6/11 & 6/12) w/Ginny Mackles, Reiki Master.  Be attuned and certified to the first level of Reiki. Millwood. 914.762.7761; ginnymackles.com.

 

Volunteer Corps Workday – 10am. Help remove invasive plants, perform trail maintenance, clear debris and other tasks. Lunch provided by Friends of Read Wildlife Sanctuary. Read Wildlife Sanctuary, Playland Parkway, Rye. 914.967.8720.

 

Child Birthing w/Hypnosis – 10-11:30am. Intro to child birthing with hypnosis & EFT. Learn about HypnoBirthing and experience childbirth naturally. Putnam Healing Arts, Carmel. $20. Register: 845.228.8132; putnamhealingarts.com.

 

Eastchester’s 2011 Green Day Festival – 10am-4pm. Experience a day highlighting the beauty of the environment as a precious resource including displays, vendors, demonstrations, student contests, exhibits, and more. Eastchester Town Hall. Info: Pat Mastellone, 914.723.1089; EastchesterEnvironmentalCommittee.com.

 

Hanover Farm Open House & Tour – 10am-4pm. Learn about projects, crops and sustainable efforts being done at the farm. Tours at 10:30am and 2:30pm. Hilltop Hanover Farm & Environmental Center, 1271 Hanover St. Yorktown Heights. Free. 914.962.2368; hilltophanoverfarm.org.

 

Healthy Life Style Business Seminar – 10:30am w/Ruth Kohake, RN.  Meet every 2 weeks on Saturday morning. Healthy snacks and easy parking in back or on side streets. 300 Mamaroneck Ave., White Plains. Free. 914.525.3562.

 

Grand Opening: Scarsdale Medical Arts – 10am-4pm. Meet the massage therapists, physical therapists, chiropractor, acupuncturist and personal trainer, who answer questions about their healing specialties. Free chair or hydro-bed massage and consultations. Kids activities, raffle prizes and gifts bags. Scarsdale Medical Arts 83 Montgomery Ave. in Scarsdale. Info: 914.961.7575.

 

Holistic Wellness Day – 12-4pm. Rain or shine. Natural Awakenings and O2 Living present a unique day of holistic wellness, including raw juicing, cooking class, yoga, Qigong, Nia, mini massage and reflexology sessions, a farmers market, and wellness talks. Free admission. In the historic Yellow Monkey Village in Cross River (O2 Living’s Holistic Wellness Center, 792 Rt. 35, Cross River). Info: O2Living.com; 914.763.6320.

 

Family Yoga – 1:30-2:15pm (Adults w/kids ages 3-6yrs.) 2:30-3:30 (ages 7+). Families participate in a variety of asanas, exploring partner poses as well as breathing exercises. $25/2 people; $5/each additional. Quest Yoga Arts, 11-13 Main St. Mt. Kisco. 914.241.9642; questyogaarts.com.

 

Fur Ball: Fundraiser to Benefit Pets Alive Westchester – 6:30pm. Cocktails, auctions, a formal dinner, dancing, and acoustic performance by Rob Thomas. $200/guest. Saw Mill Club in Mt. Kisco. Reservations: PetsAlive.com.

 

SUNDAY, JUNE 12

WOOFSTOCK: “Peace, Harmony & Doggy Love” – 10am-4pm. Rain or shine. Doggy demonstrations, local vendors, animal rescue groups, on-site micro-chipping, contests, tie dyeing, all-day music and children’s entertainment, photo booths, food and more. Admission $1. Sycamore Park, 790 Long Pond Rd. Mahopac. Info: Admission $1. Info: Woofstock2011.com.

 

Fat Tire Festival – 10am-4pm. Organized group trail rides for all ability levels, led by experienced local guides. Admission and parking are free. Blue Mountain Reservation in Peekskill. Info: WMBA.org; 914.864.PARK.

 

Free Meditation & Satsang – 1:30-2:30pm. Join a thought provoking discussion from a yogic perspective, led by director and founder, Amy Pearce-Hayden, ERYT; followed by guided meditation. YogaScape & Spa, 1100 Rte. 52, 2nd floor, Carmel. 845.225.9642; theyogascape.com.

 

Karmic Zap – 2:30-5pm w/James Philip. Remove stuck energies in this group healing for deep spiritual and karmic transformation, followed by channeled Q&A w/White Eagle and Ascended Masters. Opal Moon, 2037 Albany Post Rd., Croton. $35. Registration required: 914.788.4955; opalmoon.net.

 

Restorative Yoga – 5-7pm. A powerful practice everyone can benefit from, regardless of age or fitness level; incorporating gentle postures and breath. Quest Yoga Arts, 11-13 Main St., Mt. Kisco. $25/pre-pay by 6/10. 914.241.9642; questyogaarts.com.

 

MONDAY, JUNE 13

Healing the Critical Inner Voice – 7-8:30pm. Learn to turn the critical voice into a coach and champion. Putnam Healing Arts, Carmel. $35. Register: 845.228.8132; putnamhealingarts.com.

 

TUESDAY, JUNE 14

Westchester Holistic Network Breakfast – 8-10am. Nancy Kehoe, RSCJ, PhD presents her spiritual journey to a sense of wholeness. Center at Good Counsel Campus, 52 N Broadway, White Plains. $15/members, $18/non-members. 914.422.1784; WestchesterHolisticNetwork.org.

 

Professional Women of Putnam – 6-9pm. Guest speaker Faith Ann Butcher discusses the topic: Are You Media Worthy? Camp Kiwi, 825 Union Valley Rd., Mahopac. $35/includes dinner and desert. Cash bar. Register: professionalwomenofputnam.com.

 

Three Solutions to Health Problems – 7-8:30pm w/Dr. Lawrence G. Stern, DC. This presentation covers the three underlying causes of health problems; stress, toxicity and nerve interference. North Castle Library, 19 Whippoorwill Rd. E., Armonk. Free. 914.864.2222.

 

Angelic Guided Meditation – 7-9pm w/Francine Vale. Bring the self more fully into alignment with the Higher Self; experiencing greater self-empowerment, peace and harmony. Human Bodyworks Massage Therapy & Healing Arts Center, 32 Main St., Hastings on Hudson. $15. Reserve/info: 917.445.1767; HumanBodyworks.com.

 

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 15

Learn About Strokes – 1pm. This program presented by the Visiting Nurse Assoc. of Hudson Valley, covers the different types of strokes, risk factors, signs and symptoms, emergency actions and follow-up treatments. Van Tassell House, Rt. 139, Lincolndale. $5/non-members. 914.666.7616.

 

THURSDAY, JUNE 16

Book Signing & Channeling – 7-9pm. Bente Hansen channels the spirit of Edgar Cayce, and then signs copies of her book “Edgar Speaks”. Reservations required. $25. Awakenings, 215 Katonah Ave., Katonah. Info: 914-232-0382; awakeningskatonah.com.

 

FRIDAY, JUNE 17

Loving Touch Infant Massage – 10-11am (6/17-8/8). Parent/child workshop with CIMI certified instructors. Putnam Healing Arts, Carmel. $80/4wks. Register: 914.672.1916; putnamhealingarts.com.

 

Waldorf School Puppet Show – 11am. Puppet Show by Early Childhood teachers from Green Meadow Waldorf School. Learn about the GMWS Early Childhood Center opening in Tarrytown. Free. Warner Library, Tarrytown. Library contact: Patty Cohn 914.631.7734. Waldorf Info:gmws.org.

 

SATURDAY, JUNE 18

Victorian Circus and Fashion Show – Treasures & Tales (T&T) hosts this benefit for Croton Caring Committee. Raffles, face painting, temporary and henna tattoos.. Ticket $5 at the door. 139 Grand St. Croton on Hudson. Info: 914.862.0632.

 

The Family Health and Wellness Day – 10am-4pm. health information, fitness education and classes, and skin care, home safety, home health technology, stress management and more. Free. Yonkers River Front Library, 1 Larkin Center Yonkers. Info: Carol 914.377.6065.

 

Bird Watching – 7:30-9:30am. Enjoy a morning bird walk through pastures and hiking trails, identifying species and considering how environmental factors influence diversity. Hilltop Hanover Farm & Environmental Center, 1271 Hanover St., Yorktown Heights. Pre-register: 914.962.2368;  hilltophanoverfarm.org.

 

Hike the Teatown Kitchawan Trail – 10am-2pm. Meet at Kitchawan Preserve and hike with a naturalist 6 miles one way back to Teatown. Bring lunch/water/sunscreen/hat. Carpooling provided back to the start point. Free/members or $5. Teatown Lake Reservation, Ossining. 914.762.2912 x110; teatown.org.

 

Father/Child Yoga – 11am-12noon. This is a special class for dads and their kids (ages 6+) sharing the journey of yoga through fun partner poses and yoga games. Quest Yoga Arts, 11-13 Main St., Mt. Kisco. $15. 914.241.9642; questyogaarts.com.

 

Bliss Principle …Meditation Workshop – 2-4pm.w/ Kellye Davis, author of The Bliss Principle. Also offered 6/ 26. Learn to meditate basics. The Yoga Room. 202 Sparks Ave., Pelham. Info: 914.738.8777.

 

SUNDAY, JUNE 19

Yoga Basics – 10:30-11:45am. Continue to hone the skills needed to practice vinyasa flow in an intimate workshop setting. Quest Yoga Arts, 11-13 Main St., Mt. Kisco. $150/6wks. 914.241.9642; questyogaarts.com.

 

Pre-natal Yoga – 10:30-11:45am. This class to strengthen & open, cultivating breath awareness and mind-body unity through yoga poses modified for the unique requirements of the pregnant body. Quest Yoga Arts. 11-13 Main St., Mt. Kisco. $150/6wks. 914.241.9642; questyogaarts.com.

 

Family Constellation Work – 1-4:30pm w/Eve-Marie, LMSW, LCAT.  Beyond psychology, discover an approach that looks at present life experience within the context of the family “field” and family history. $70/ individuals; $100/couples. Early registration by 6/13 then $85-/$115. Tarrytown. 914.909.6292; evemarieelkin.com.

 

Healing Circle – 2-4:30pm w/Elka Boren, Shaman & Clairvoyant. Also private session’s w/Elka available 6/16-6/21. Human Bodyworks Massage Therapy & Healing Arts Center, 32 Main St., Hastings on Hudson. $35/circle. Register/info: 917.445.1767; HumanBodyworks.com.

 

Rising Star Healing System Initiation – 5–9pm w/Elka Boren, Shaman & Clairvoyant. Also private session’s w/Elka available 6/16-6/21. Human Bodyworks Massage Therapy & Healing Arts Center, 32 Main St., Hastings on Hudson. Register/info: 917.445.1767; HumanBodyworks.com.

 

Solstice Kirtan –7-9pm w/Satya Franche & Ma Kirtan. Welcome summer with a devotional chant. The YogaScape and Spa, 1100 Rte. 52, 2nd floor, Carmel. $25/children free.  845.225.9642; theyogascape.com.

 

MONDAY, JUNE 20

Beginners Yoga Workshop – 7:30-8:45pm. Be guided, step-by-step, through yoga breathing, core postures and the flow that links all these elements together. Quest Yoga Arts, 11-13 Main St., Mt. Kisco. $150/6wks. 914.241.9642; questyogaarts.com.

 

Summer Solstice Celebration – 6:30-8:30pm w/Rev. Elizabeth Phaire, Life-Cycle Celebrant®. Please join in for a non-denominational spiritual ceremony, meditation, dance, and discussion.  The Yoga Loft, 954 Old Post Rd, Bedford. $35. 914.980.7572.

 

Stress & the Immune System – 7-8:30pm. Learn about fight, flight or freeze; and how the body reacts to stress, discovering new responses. Putnam Healing Arts, Carmel. $35. Register: 845.228.8132; putnamhealingarts.com.

 

TUESDAY, JUNE 21

Prema Birthing Certification Class – 5:30–8:30pm w/Elka Boren, Shaman & Clairvoyant. Also private session’s w/Elka available 6/16-6/21. Human Bodyworks Massage Therapy & Healing Arts Center, 32 Main St., Hastings on Hudson. Register/info: 917.445.1767; HumanBodyworks.com.

 

Introduction to the Angelic Realm – 6-7:30pm w/Robin C. Mueller, Angelic Channel. Receive personal angel’s name and learn how to connect on a daily basis. Bring pen/paper. $35.  Spiritinside Healing Center, 344 Main St., Ste. 205, Mt. Kisco. 914.730.0155; spiritinside.net.

 

What is Qi? – 7-8pm. Health lecture and introduction to Traditional Chinese Medicine. Eastgate Acupuncture P.C. 177 E. Hartsdale Ave., Ste LLA. Hartsdale. All welcome. Free. RSVP: 914.713.1000; eastgateacupuncture.com.

 

Trigger Point Therapies – 7-8:30pm. Learn at-home therapies to help relieve symptoms to some very common maladies. Bring friend/family member to work with. Stern Chiropractic & Integrative Wellness, 27 Radio Circle Dr., Ste. 104, Mount Kisco. Free. 914.864.2222.

 

Digestive Health Lecture – 7:30pm w/ Drs. Hiro & Michiko Izumi. Learn how NUCCA upper cervical chiropractic and enzyme nutrition therapy can help restore normal digestion and promote overall health naturally. 550 Mamaroneck Ave. Ste. 103, Harrison. Free. Register/info: 914.310.9000; izumiwellness.net.

 

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 22

Master of Arts in Organizational Leadership – 5pm. This is a free information session for those who wish to create positive change in their personal life, community, and organization. The Graduate Institute, 171 Amity Rd., Bethany, CT. 203.874.4252; learn.edu/events.

 

Speaker Series – 7pm.  Author, educator, environmentalist and founder of 350.org., Bill McKibben, discusses how changing agricultural landscape shapes what we’ll be eating in the future. Stone Barns Center for Food and Agriculture, 630 Bedford Rd. Pocantico Hills. 914.366.6200; stonebarnscenter.org.

 

THURSDAY, JUNE 23

Master of Arts in Experiential Health and Healing – 5pm. A free information session at   Stamford Hospital’s Tully Health Center, 32 Strawberry Hill Road, Stamford, CT., conference room B.  More info: 203.874.4252; learn.edu/events.

 

Group Past Life Regression – 7-9pm w/certified hypnotherapist Saundra (Cindy) Blum. Come journey gently down a guided path to examine how past experiences influence life today. Awakenings, 215 Katonah Ave. Katonah. $35. Info: 914.232.0382; awakeningskatonah.com.

 

SATURDAY, JUNE 25

Overcome Fear of Public Speaking – 10-11:30am. Overcome self-doubt, a lack of self-confidence; improving both the personal and professional life. Putnam Healing Arts, Carmel. $35. Register: 845.228.8132; putnamhealingarts.com.

 

Healthy Life Style Business Seminar – 10:30am w/Ruth Kohake, RN.  Meet every 2 weeks on Saturday morning. Healthy snacks and easy parking in back or on side streets. 300 Mamaroneck Ave., White Plains. Free. 914.525.3562.

 

SUNDAY, JUNE 26

Acupuncture Open House –12-3pm. Swing by for a casual community gathering. Enjoy refreshments, see the beautiful Westchester office and ask questions to the heart’s delight. Eastgate Acupuncture, 177 E. Hartsdale Ave. Ste LLA, Hartsdale. 914.713.1000; eastgateacupuncture.com

 

Spirit Guide Drawings – 1-5pm w/Jessie Shippy. 30 minute appointments. Preregistration required. Wainwright House, 260 Stuyvesant Ave, Rye.  914.967.6080; wainwright.org.

 

Sacred Music Concert – 3pm w/Amir Vahab. Music from the Sufi tradition by a gifted musician called by the NY Times “An Ambassador for a silenced music.” Proceeds support the Empty Hand Zen Center, 45 Lawton St., New Rochelle. $50. 914.636.1450; emptyhandzen.org.

 

MONDAY, JUNE 27

PeeWee Summer Camp – 9-11am (M/W/F 6/27-8/22). Children 2 ½ -4 ½ engage in supervised activities such as soccer, t-ball and other fun games along with age specific arts and crafts projects, snack and story time. Solaris Sports Clubs, 201 Veterans Rd. Yorktown Heights. $89/wk. 914.962.4094.

 

Solaris Summer Sports & Games Camp – 9am-12noon (M-F 6/27-8/26). Solaris camp for ages 5-13yrs. provides campers a wide variety of options throughout the day including sports, games, teambuilding activities, arts & crafts, and more. 201 Veterans Rd., Yorktown Heights. $155/wk. 914.962.4094.

 

Connecting to the Inner Child – 7-8:30pm. Using powerful holistic techniques it is possible to experience a profound healing with the inner child. Putnam Healing Arts, Carmel. $35. Register: 845.228.8132; putnamhealingarts.com.

 

TUESDAY, JUNE 28

Green Drinks Westchester – 6-8pm. Monthly informal social networking group built around a common interest in the natural environment. This month at Arts Westchester, 31 Mamaroneck Ave., White Plains. Info: Call Dani 914.403.5149.

 

THURSDAY, JUNE 30

Open House – 5pm. Discover unique graduate degree programs that inspire lifelong transformation.  The Graduate Institute, 171 Amity Road, Bethany, CT. 203.874.4252; learn.edu/events.

 

 

 

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