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

cover-march17-225The following events appear in Natural Awakenings – Westchester, Putnam, Dutchess NY, March 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.

THURSDAY, MARCH 2

Qi Gong Classes – Mar 2, 9 and 16. 6-7:15pm. $15 drop-in. Class pkgs available. Poughkeepsie Friends Meeting House, 249 Hooker Ave, Poughkeepsie. 845.416.4598. Info: EmpoweredByNature.net.

FRIDAY, MARCH 3

Tarot Class – Mar 3-5. With Amy Benesh. Fri night-Sun. Visit website for daily class times. $200 for all three-days. Synchronicity, 1511 Rte 22, Brewster. RSVP: 845.363.1765. SynchronicityNY.com.

Open House & 8th Anniversary Party – 6:30-9pm. Light Refreshments served. Sound Movement Fitness & Wellness Studio, 1963 Palmer Ave, Suite 2, Larchmont. Info: 914.630.1631. soundmovementny.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 the spine. $30 preregistered. $35 door. Mt Kisco. 914.864.0462. Center4Healing.net.

SATURDAY, MARCH 4

Bedford 2020 Food Forum – 8:30am-3pm. Featuring Mark Bittman and Michel Nischan. Keynote sessions, self-selected workshops, the expo and a lunch made from seasonal local food. $25. Fox Lane High School, Route 172, Bedford. Info: Bedford2020.org/foodforum, 914.620.2411.

Fundamentals of Self-Acupressure – 9-6pm. Learn a 25 self-acupressure pattern plus extra points to address specific conditions. General public and practitioners welcome. 8 CEUs for LMTs and reflexologists. Westchester Community College/Continuing Education. Info, Avra Blieden: 917.923.8731. Avrasway.MassageTherapy.com.

Wake Up The Magic of Your True Essence – 11am-1pm. Two-hour mini retreat to shift vibration and awaken one’s true essence. Lighthouse Retreat and Wellness Center, Croton-On-Hudson. 845.424.6219. AwakenYourTrueEssence.com.

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

Magickal House Cleaning – 12-3pm. Spring is near, time to clean house. Create magickal floor wash, Thieves’ Vinegar and black salt in hands-on class. $30 includes supplies. Hands of Serenity Healing, 1129 Main St. Fishkill. Register: 845.896.1915. HandsOfSerenityHealing.com.

Understanding Energy: Raising Your Vibration – 2-4pm. With Carol Essig and Anne Bentzen. Energy strategies to align with authentic self for physical and spiritual well-being. $40. Golden Temple Yoga, 223 Katonah Ave, Katonah. 914.236.4503. Register: StarvisionsCommunity.org.

Transition to Better Health – 3pm. No need to suffer. Learn how food can be our medicine. Somers Library. Register: 914.232.5717. SomersLibrary.org.

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, MARCH 5

Reiki I – 11am-6pm. Learn history of Reiki, its uses, hand positions, scanning, chakras, techniques and more. Level I attunement received. Students give/receive full Reiki treatment. $140. Hands of Serenity Healing, 1129 Main St, Fishkill. Register: 845.896.1915. HandsOfSerenityHealing.com.

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

Death Café – 2pm. A group of people, often strangers, gather to eat cake, drink tea and discuss death.  Increase awareness of attitudes about dying and death with a view towards living the best life possible. Katonah Village Library, 26 Bedford Rd., Katonah. 914.232.3508. National info: DeathCafe.com.

Open Dance Party – 2:30-4:30pm. For all ages. DJ provides the beats and vibrations to set attendees on a journey of self-expression. $10. SkyBaby Yoga, 75 Main St, Cold Spg. 845.265.4444. SkyBabyYoga.com.

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

MONDAY, MARCH 6

Journey to Health: Strategies for Better Health Workshop – 6:30-7:45pm. Presented by two Nutrition Health Coaches,  Author and speaker,  Shanti Urreta and Executive Chef, Ken Goldfarb.  Kent Public Library, 17 Sybil›s Crossing, Kent Lakes. Registration required:  kentlibrary.org or 845.225.8585

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, March 7

Healthy Spring Cleaning using Essential Oils – 6-8pm. Spring forward with Young Living Essential Oils, the essential oils that naturally maximize spring cleaning. $15 includes light refreshments. Katonah. Register: 914.556.8258. youngliving.org/rhodella

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 8

Kick the Sugar Habit: Simple Solution to Everyday Addictions – 7-8pm. Learn about this simple, effective method for easy, natural weight loss and overcoming addictions. Free Lecture, Q&A. Briarcliff location. Register: 914.705.1805. Weiss-Method.com.

Overcoming the Power of Habits and Addiction – Weiss Method Info-Lecture – 7-8pm. Learn how habits and addictions form and how to overcome them. All natural, effective methods. Free lecture, Q&A. Briarcliff location. Register: 914.705.1805. Weiss-Method.com.

FRIDAY, MARCH 10

Meditation and Transmission – 6:45-8:15pm. Rona Levine leads monthly Meditation and Transmission of Information Class. Reduce stress with guided meditation, breath work and mindfulness. Channeled messages shared for group participants at conclusion. $25. Register online: starvisionscommunity.org. 914.236.4503.

Mediumship Circle – 7-8:30pm.With Carla Blaha. $35. Synchronicity, 1511 Rte 22, Brewster. RSVP: 845.363.1765. SynchronicityNY.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.

SATURDAY, MARCH 11

Chakras, Color & Creativity – 1-4pm. Using the ancient chakra system, create watercolor paintings with a focus on color and energy. $50/$55. Wainwright House, Rye. 914.967.6080. Wainwright.org.

Meditation and Shamanism: Root to Rise – 1-4pm. With Melanie Ryan. Integrative approach of Tibetan Buddhist meditation and Shamanism. Sitting and walking meditations weaved with shamanic journeys. Release fear, build strength, courage and more. $75. Mt Kisco. Center4Healing.net.

The Power of the Breath – 1:30–4:30pm. Learn practices to strengthen mental focus and concentration. With Daniel Orlansky. $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.

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

Ayurveda: Seasonal Detoxing—How To Do It Gently and Safely – 3-5pm. Refreshments. Free. Dr. Kaushik’s Ayurvedic and Naturopathic Clinic, Yellow Monkey Village, 792 Rte 35, Cross River. Info: 914.875.9088. DrKaushik.com.

SUNDAY, MARCH 12

Spring Renewal – Noon-2pm. With Danielle Guillet. Renew body, mind and spirit. Learn to de-stress using breathwork, movement, essential oils and more. $35 preregistered. $40 door. Quest Yoga Arts, 11 E Main St, Mt Kisco. 914.241.9642. QuestYogaArts.com.

Shamanic Healing Drumming Circle – 3:30-5pm. With Amy Benesh. $20. Synchronicity, 1511 Rte 22, Brewster. RSVP: 845.363.1765. SynchronicityNY.com.

TUESDAY, MARCH 14

Qi Gong Class – 6-7pm. $10. Sacred Space Healing Arts Studio, 436 Main St, Beacon. Lorraine: 845.416.4598. EmpoweredByNature.net.

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 15

Addiction Free Naturally: Weiss Method Info-Lecture – 1-2pm. Learn about this highly effective method for overcoming everyday addictions ranging from alcohol to nicotine, sugar, weight loss. All natural. Free lecture, Q&A. Briarcliff location. Register: 914.705.1805. Weiss-Method.com.

THURSDAY, MARCH 16

Mindfulness Meditation – 7-8:30pm. With Tracy Cochran. Foundational practice of bringing attention to present moment experience, observing without judgment. $20 drop-in or purchase class pkg. Sacred Spirit Yoga and Healing Arts Center, 343 Broadway, Dobbs Ferry. SacredSpiritYogaCenter.org.

FRIDAY, MARCH 17

The New Life Expo: NYC – 3/17-3/19. Holistic, enlightenment and rejuvenation expo. New Yorker Hotel – NYC. 481 8th Ave and W 34th St (across from Madison SquareGarden), NYC. Info: NewLifeExpo.com.

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

SATURDAY, MARCH 18

Reiki Classes – 3/18 & 3/19. Two-day course. Learn from master of Reiki masters who maintains this ancient practice as passed down from Reiki master to student. $200. Universal Reiki Healing Arts Connection, Peekskill. Shima: 917.279.9577.

Qi Gong for Beginners & Experienced – 9am-12pm. $25. Register directly with school. Desmond Campus for Adult Enrichment, 6 Albany Post Rd, Newburgh. 845.565.2076. msmc.edu/communityed.

Fresh Air Fund’s 14th Annual Sugar Maple Celebration – 10am-4pm. Planetarium shows, live animal shows, storytelling, craf demos, field games, and a children’s nature and craft discovery center. Local food vendors. Free.  Sharpe Reservation, 436 Van Wyck Lake Rd., Fishkill. Info: FreshAir.org/sharpe. 845.897.4320.

Shapeshifting into Higher Consciousness – Mar 18-19. 10am-5pm. With Stacey Gibbons and Jonathan Hammond of Shamanic Reiki Worldwide. Rare weekend Shamanic Retreat with international teachers. Mt Kisco. 914.864.0462. Center4Healing.net.

Spring Renewal Yoga and Meditation Mini Retreat – 2-5pm. With Petrina Plecko. Ayurvedic based yoga poses and breathing exercises and more. $65. Sacred Spirit Yoga and Healing Arts Center, 343 Broadway, Dobbs Ferry. SacredSpiritYogaCenter.org.

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

Spring Equinox Celebration and Ceremony – 7-8:30pm. Led by Rona Levine and Anne Bentzen. Connect with lunar energies. Plant seeds of intention for the coming year. Music and drumming circle. Katonah SPACE, 44 Edgemont Rd, Katonah. RSVP: 914.588.4079.

SUNDAY, MARCH 19

Reiki II – 11am-6pm. Expand one’s knowledge of Reiki and increase vibration with the Reiki symbols. Receive Level II attunement and journey to meet one’s Reiki guides. $175. Hands of Serenity Healing. Register: 845.896.1915. HandsOfSerenityHealing.com.

Sugar Addiction and Overeating Solution: Weiss Method Info-Lecture NYC – 1-2pm. Effective method to lose weight, overcome nicotine, alcohol, overeating, sugar addiction. Free lecture, Q&A. NYC location, E 37th btw Park & Lex. Register: 914.705.1805. Weiss-Method.com.

Shoulder Anatomy & Asana – 1-4pm. With Lauri Nemetz. Gain understanding of ones ideal movement (strength/flexibility) in shoulder area and more.. $125. Quest Yoga Arts, 11 E Main St, Mt Kisco. Register: 914.241.9642. QuestYogaArts.com.

Spring Renewal Wellness Open House – 2-6pm. An afternoon welcoming spring with a sampling from local, holistic practitioners. Free event. James Harmon Community Center, 44 Main St, Hastings on Hudson. Info: 914.274.8530. HealingOnhudson.info.

Meditation 101: Practical Tools for Modern Peeps – 3:30-5:15pm. With Dee Yergo. Explore simple, modern strategies to establish home meditation practice. All levels. $45. 914.618.4887. 112 W Boston Post Rd, Mamaroneck. 914.618.4887. TovamiYoga.com.

Spring Equinox Healing Night – 4:30-6:30pm. With Merrill Black. Yoga, meditation, springing forward and planting seeds. $20. Half will go to charity. The Temperance Center, 453 White Plains Rd, Ste 203, Eastchester. 914.793.2600. TheTemperanceCenter.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, MARCH 20

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 as moms. Free. Donations appreciated. Quest Yoga Arts, 11 E Main St, Mt Kisco. Register: 914.241.9642. QuestYogaArts.com.

TUESDAY, MARCH 21 

Westchester Holistic Network Meeting – 7-8:30pm.  Networking begins 6:30pm. Guramrit Khalsa Lebron shares Savvy Social Media for Wellness Professionals. WHN members and first-timers free /$10 repeat non-members, Ixchel Center, Hartsdale Register: 917.796.6026.

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 22

Positively Priming the Mind Workshop – 10am-1:30pm. With Kim Serafini, founder and CEO of MindPT. Learn about the accelerated learning tool called Mind Power Technology (MindPT) that primes the mind to start each day on a positive note. $49, includes lunch. Info: PositivePrimingForSuccess.com.

True Essence Connecting Circle – Mar 22, Apr 5, 19 and May 3. 7-8:30pm. Shift vibration and awaken one’s true essence. Four group meetings and four individual coaching sessions. Lighthouse Retreat and Wellness Center, Croton-On-Hudson. 845.424.6219. AwakenYourTrueEssence.com.

Meditation & Channel With Carol Essig – 7-9pm. Connection with the Angelic Realm and Enlightened Beings; meditation and channeled energy healing touch from Divine Energy.  $25  Max. 15  Golden Temple Yoga, 223 Katonah Ave., Katonah. Register online: starvisionscommunity.org. 914.236.4503.

THURSDAY, MARCH 23

Teen/Tween Yoga & Mindfulness – Mar 23, 30, Apr 6, 20, 27 and May 4. 3:45-4:30pm. Learn variety of yoga poses and activities. Thematic ideas: peace, respect and acceptance introduced. Free. Somers Library. Register: 914.232.5717. SomersLibrary.org.

Reiki Circle – 7-8:30pm. With Marianne Petitbon, Experience energy healing. For newcomers and experienced practitioners. All levels. $20 drop-in. Sacred Spirit Yoga and Healing Arts Center, 343 Broadway, Dobbs Ferry. SacredSpiritYogaCenter.org.

FRIDAY, MARCH 24

Reiki Master Practitioner Reiki III – Mar 24-25. Ready to advance one’s practice? Be introduced to the Usui Master Symbol. $400. Deposit required. Register: 845.896.1915. Details and times: HandsOfSerenityHealing.com.

Reiki Master Teacher – Mar 24, 25 and 26. Be attuned to Usui Master Symbol and additional symbols required to perform attunements. $575. Deposit required. Hands of Serenity Healing. Register: 845.896.1915. Details and times: HandsOfSerenityHealing.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.

SATURDAY, MARCH 25

Lighten Up with Laughter Yoga & Mindful Tai Chi – 1-3pm. With Robert Rivest. $35/$40. Wainwright House, Rye. Info: 914.967.6080. Wainwright.org.

Magical Awakening Level 3 – 2-6pm. With Brett Bevell. An energy healing system of ancient Celtic Shamanism. Level 1 & 2 are prerequisite of this eight level system. Mt Kisco. 914.864.0462. Center4Healing.net.

Master Class – 4-6pm. With Tao Porchon-Lynch. Step up yoga flow and learn directly from a master. Experience 98-years-young Tao Porchon-Lynch’s unique teachings first hand. $65. 112 W Boston Post Rd, Mamaroneck. 914.618.4887. TovamiYoga.com.

SUNDAY, MARCH 26

Awaken Wellness Fair – Special Keynote Speaker, Kacey of WHUD radio. Body, mind, spirit holistic expo. Ancient practices and cutting edge technology. More than 100 exhibitors, including speakers, healers, vendors and readers. Doubletree Hotel Tarrytown. AwakenFairs.com.

Interfaith Sunday at the Chapel at Croton Falls – 10:30am. The Sacredness of the Earth. Guest Speaker; Douglas DeCandia, Community Gardener Specialist. Prayer, music and sharing. Chapel at Croton Falls, 609 Rt. 22, Croton Falls. Info: chapelatcrotonfalls.org.

Free Day of Healing – 10am-4:30pm. Center anniversary event with all the holistic health center practitioners. Free holistic health consults, mini workshops and raffle prizes. The Center for Health and Healing, Mt Kisco. 914.864.0462. Center4Healing.net.

Addiction Free Naturally: Weiss Method Info-Lecture NYC – 1-2pm. Effective method to lose weight, overcome nicotine, alcohol, overeating, sugar addiction. Free lecture, Q&A. Free Lecture, Q&A. NYC location, E 37th btw Park & Lex. Register: 914.705.1805. Weiss-Method.com.

Yoga Ball Tune Up – 3-5pm. With Darcy Bowman. Learn a self-massage practice to refresh and recover. $55 includes tune up balls. 112 W Boston Post Rd, Mamaroneck. 914.618.4887. TovamiYoga.com.

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. HyInHealth.com.

MONDAY, MARCH 27

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

New Moon Manifestation – 7-8pm. Together manifest heart’s desire with the creative energies of the New Moon. Fee for newcomers: $10. DG Sanctuary. 2 Lagrange Ave, Poughkeepsie. Info: 845.473.2206. DreamingGoddess.com.

TUESDAY, MARCH 28

Nourishing Your Body for Spring Workshop – With Bonnie Rogers. Learn the best herbs and foods for starting the season out on a new path to mind-body-spirit health.  Info/register: 914.923.4346. BonniesHerbals.com.

Herbal Magic Gathering – 6:30-7:30pm.  Enjoy this monthly hour lecture and mini workshop working with a specific herb, discussing its properties, uses and often basic how-to’s. Free. Dreaming Goddess, 44 Raymond Ave, Poughkeepsie. Info: 845.473.2206. DreamingGoddess.com.

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 29

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.

SATURDAY, APRIL 1

Reiki Master Training With Brett Bevell – (4/1 & 4/2) 10am-5pm each day, full weekend training., Grand Master. The Center for Health and Healing. Mt. Kisco. Info/register: 914.864.0462. Center4Healing.net.

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

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.

FRIDAY, APRIL 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/.

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

cover-nov16-225The following events appear in Natural Awakenings – Westchester, Putnam, Dutchess NY, October 2016 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, NOVEMBER 1

Embrace Recovery Yoga – 11:30am-1pm. Tuesdays in November.  A yoga and meditation class for woman on the recovery path whose lives have been impacted by alcohol addiction. Learn yogic “tools” in a supportive environment. $20. Dragonfly Wellness Yoga Studio, 109 Croton Ave. Ossining. Info: 914.523.2251.

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 2

Alternative Medicine for Chronic Lyme Disease – 6:30-8pm. Dr. David Connell discusses the health effects of Lyme Disease as well as preventative and alternative measures. Registration required:  845.225.8585.  Kent Public Library, 17 Sybil’s Crossing, Kent Lakes,  kentlibrary.org.

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 3

Teen Yoga & Mindfulness – Nov 3, 17, Dec 1 and 15. 5-6pm. Learn to slow down and increase awareness, to use breath to find calm during times of challenge and more. Grades 5 and up. Bring mat. Somers Library. Register: 914.232.5717. SomersLibrary.org.

Holistic Moms Meeting: What Is Slow Medicine Therapy? – 7:30pm. With Psycho-spiritual counselor, Robin Queen Finkelstein of SunRaven in Bedford specializing in relationship therapies for couples and families. Rye Free Reading Room, 1061 Boston Post Rd. HolisticMoms.org.

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 4

AHIMSA Yoga and Music Festival – Nov 4-6. 6pm/Fri-6pm/Sun. Celebrating yoga and music while promoting traditional and emerging yoga styles. 70 classes by over 40 teachers, plus 10 musical acts. Hunter Mountain, 64 Klein Ave, Hunter. Tickets/info: AhimsaYogaFestival.com.

Spinal Zap – 7-8:30pm. With Brett Bevell. Receive this amazing group energy healing of karmic release. $30 preregistration. $35 door. The Center for Health and Healing, Mt Kisco. 914.864.0462. Center4Healing.net.

SATURDAY, NOVEMER 5

Soulful Gatherings Fair – Mediums, healing services and vendors selling jewelry, candles, oils and scents, books, clothing, food and drinks. Location: Patterson Recreation Center. 65 Front St, Patterson. Info: Mike Kulp 914.882.4669

Basic Jin Shin Do Bodymind Acupresssure Class – Nov 5, 6, 12, 13 19. 9am-6pm. Learn 55 acu-points, Strange Flows, Qi Kung routine and more. 40 CEs for LMTs. Class for professionals. Westchester Community College/Continuing Education. Register: 914.606.6830. Info: AvrasWay.MassageTherapy.com.

Holistic Prevention of Chronic Illness – 9am-1pm. NCC 2040-01/KSU $45. $10 plus materials. Kingston Center of SUNY Ulster, 94 Mary’s Ave, Kingston. Info: 845.339.2025. Register: SunyUlster.Edu/ce.

Basic Yoga – 10:30-11:30am. With Kelly McGovern. Introductory vinyasa class emphasizing the connection between breath and movement, focusing on linking postures and alignment. Audit $25 or six-week series. Wainwright House, Rye. Wainwright.org.

Trauma Informed Yoga Teacher Training – Noon-5pm. With Crossover Yoga Project. Learn mindful tools to support the well-being for communities affected by trauma. $150. Dragonfly Wellness, 109 Croton Ave. Ossining. 914.236.3511. DragonflyWellness.net.

Fishkill Cares for Cats – 12-4:30pm – Community day. Feline drop off for services (by appointment only) 7:15-8:15am, pick up 4-4:30pm. Parish house of Trinity Episcopal Church, 5 Elm St in Fishkill. Info: soundearth.com/fishkillcares, or Althea 845.705.5020.

Eternal Life and a Course in Miracles – 1-4pm. With Jon Mundy, Ph.D. Learn what this class has to tell us about heaven. $45/$48. Wainwright House, Rye. Wainwright.org.

Learn Spiritual Protection – 2:30-4:30pm.With Angela Pizzarello. $40. Synchronicity, 1511 Rte 22 Brewster. RSVP: 845.363.1765. Info: SynchronicityNY.com.

Sunday, November 6

Shamanic Energy Healing – 10am-5pm. With Jonathan Hammond, international shamanic teacher. Workshop guiding participants into deeper alignment with self, the earth and the cosmos. $150. The Center for Health and Healing, Mt Kisco. Registration: 914.864.0462. Center4Healing.net.

Magical Awakening Level II Training – 11:30am-3:30pm. With Brett Bevell. $200. Synchronicity, 1511 Rte 22 Brewster. RSVP: 845.363.1765. Info: SynchronicityNY.com.

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

Blessing Bowls – 1pm. Decorate bowls with symbols and words expressing gratitude. Learn a ritual to share with family and friends. $30 includes supplies and handouts. Hands of Serenity Healing, 1129 Main St, Fishkill. Register: 845.896.1915. HandsOfSerenityHealing.com.

Teen Yoga, Meditation and Empowerment – Through Dec 18. 1-2:30pm. With Crossover Yoga Project. Weekly yoga, MSBR and discussion for kids ages 12-18. $100 five-weeks. PranaMoon Yoga, 1000 N Division St, Ste 2H, Peekskill. 914.319.4010. CrossOverYogaProject.org.

Women’s Empowerment Circle – 2:30-5pm. Explore 5th/6th charka’s to awaken creative identity and true voice. Strong vinyasa, forward bends, winding down with restorative yoga. $30. SkyBaby Studio, 75 Main St, Cold Spg. 845.265.4444. SkyBabyYoga.com.

Dream Interpretation Workshop – 3-5pm. With David Young. Learn to interpret meaning behind symbols received from subconscious mind. $30 advance. $35 door. Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 236 S Bedford Rd, Rte 172, Mt Kisco. 914.236.4503. StarVisionsCommunity.org.

Sacred Pipe Ceremony – 3-5pm. Offer prayers and gratitude to the universe. Free. However, it is customary to bring a small token such as: herbs, chocolate, tobacco. DG Sanctuary. 2 Lagrange Ave, Poughkeepsie. 845.473.2206. DreamingGoddess.com.

Dream Interpretation Workshop with David Young – 3-5pm. Learn to interpret the deeper meaning behind symbols received from subconscious.  One flute meditation included. Advance $30: starvisionscommunity.org or $35/door. Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 236. S. Bedford Rd., Rt. 172, Mt. Kisco. 914.236.4503.

MONDAY, NOVEMBER 7

Funky Flow Yoga – 9:30-10:30am.With Sinda Anzovino. All levels creative flow class. Breath and alignment based. Set to upbeat eclectic funky music. Express oneself. Audit $25 or seven-week series. Wainwright House, Rye. Wainwright.org.

Fundraiser for the Nicaragua Sensory Garden Project – 6:30-10pm. Food, door prizes, live jazz, silent art auction.  $20 pre-sale; $30 door. The Mill, 583 Warburton Ave, Hastings on Hudson. Search on  Eventbrite.com.

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

TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 8

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.

Qi Gong Classes – Nov 8 and 22. 6:30-7:30pm. Sacred Space Healing Arts Studio, 436 Main St, Beacon. $10. Lorraine: 845.416.4598. Info: EmpoweredByNature.net.

Tai Chi & Qigong – 7-8:30pm.With Jim Russo. Learn a 2000 year old exercise to strengthen the heart and circulatory system, based on the five elements and movements of the crane. Free. Quest Yoga Arts, 11 E Main St, Mt Kisco. Register: 914.241.9642. QuestYogaArts.com.

WEDNESDAY NOVEMBER 9

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

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 10

Food & Water Watch Volunteer Meeting – 6-7:30pm. Projects include working to ban fracking pipelines and stopping the Trans-Pacific Partnership. Ethical Culture Society of Westchester, 7 Saxon Wood Rd, White Plains. RSVP Greta Zarro 347.774.4597. Info: FoodAndWaterWatch.org.

Reiki Reboot – 6:30-9:30pm. Individual attunements, meditation, hands-on Reiki circle and breathing exercises to amp up one’s vibe before the holidays. All levels of attunement. $55. DG Sanctuary, 2 Lagrange Ave, Poughkeepsie. 845.473.2206. DreamingGoddess.com.

Mental Health Association Community Conversation – 7pm. For individuals and families whose children have significant mental health issues. Free. Eileen Fisher Learning Lab in Irvington. Register: MHAWestchester.org.

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 11

Restorative Yoga for Trauma – Nov 11-13. 7pm. 10-Hour Training for Yoga Teachers with Aline Marie. Learn anatomy and neuroscience of trauma, beneficial prop techniques and more. $275. Inner Balance Studio, 1072 Rte 311, Patterson. 845.878.7800. InnerBalanceStudio.org.

Mala & Merriment Making Workshop – 7-9pm. Inspiring workshop to learn to make a mala. Choose from a variety of gemstones and beads. Refreshments will be served. $50. Quest Yoga Arts, 11 E Main St, Mt Kisco. Register: 914.241.9642. QuestYogaArts.com.

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

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 12

Reiki 1 & 2 – 10am-4pm. With Reiki Master Marcus Feighery. $275. Synchronicity, 1511 Rte 22 Brewster. RSVP: 845.363.1765. SynchronicityNY.com.

Family Yoga & Mindfulness – Noon-1pm. All levels, ages. Explore standing poses, sun salutations, partner poses, breathing and relaxation techniques and fun, interactive yoga games. Somers Library. Register: 914.232.5717. SomersLibrary.org.

Chakras and Healing – 1:30-4:30pm. With Shari Friedrichsen. Learn to undo energy restrictions for healing. $45 members. $65 nonmembers advance. The Yoga Studio, Club Fit, 584 N State Rd, Briarcliff Manor. Info: Audrey Brooks: 914.582.7816. YTAyoga.com.

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

Women’s Full Moon Circle – 7-8:30pm. A non-denominational monthly gathering for women. Draw in the powerful energies of the full moon. $10. DG Sanctuary. 2 Lagrange Ave, Poughkeepsie. 845.473.2206. DreamingGoddess.com.

SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 13

Fundamentals of Reflexology – 9am-5pm. With Susan Raskin RN. Approved by NCBTMB for 8 NY State Sponsored CEs. Learn practical skills to safely practice reflexology. For LMTs and licensed healthcare providers. Registration: $225. Mt Kisco. 914.864.0462. Center4Healing.net.

Paws on Pillow: Outreach Program – 10:30-11:30am.Volunteers needed to make beds and toys for the comfort of our dogs and cats in Westchester Animal Shelters or donate items. See website for details. Wainwright House, Rye. Wainwright.org.

Monthly Manifesting – 12:30-2pm. With Carla Blaha. $40. Synchronicity, 1511 Rte 22 Brewster. RSVP: 845.363.1765. SynchronicityNY.com.

Ayurveda, Diet and Nutrition: Achieving Balance and Harmony – 1-3pm. Free lecture. Light refreshments will be served. Dr. Kaushik’s Ayurvedic and Naturopathic Clinic, 6 Yellow Monkey Village, 792 Rte 35, Cross River. Info: 646.670.6725. DrKaushik.com.

Benefits of Aromatherapy – 5-6:30pm. Learn therapeutic benefits and how it can help relax, boost energy and mood, regulate appetite, cravings and more. $10. Hygeia Integrated Health, 3505 Hill Blvd, Ste K, Yorktown Hts. Advance registration required: 914.352.6116.

MONDAY, NOVEMBER 14

Modern Day Millionaire Event – 11/14 & 11/15. With Bob Proctor at Carnegie Hall in NYC. Info: ModernDayMillionaire.com. For a $10 discount, use discount promo code CLBOBNYC.

Nia: Barefoot Dancing Playshop – 10am-noon. With Jayne Mielo. Explore signature foot and base moves. Learn a bit of anatomy, foot care and relaxation tips. $32/$35. Wainwright House, Rye. 914.967.6080. Wainwright.org.

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 16

StarVisions Healing Circle – 7pm. With Anne Bentzen, Reiki Master. Stress reduction and health enhancement achieved through deep relaxation. Experience natural healing. Max 18. $20. Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 236 S Bedford Rd, Mt Kisco. Preregistration required: 914.236.4503.

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 17

Young Living Essential Oil Holiday Workshop – 6-8pm. Stay balanced during the Holiday Season and truly embrace the reason for the season. Register by November 16. $10. Includes light refreshments. Info: 914.556.8258. Katonah address given at registration.

Free Intro to Qigong Workshop – 7-8:30pm. With Margaret Steele. Gentle classes. Wear loose, comfortable clothes. Classical Acupuncture & Aromatherapy is located at 25 North Division St., 2nd floor, Peekskill. Register on SteeleNeedlesAcupuncture.com.

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 18

Monthly Reiki Circle – 7-8:30pm. Relax and receive the healing of universal life force energy in a loving, supportive healing environment with caring, professional Reiki practitioners. $20 suggested. Mt Kisco. 914.864.0462. Center4Healing.net.

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.

The 72 Archangel of the Kabbalah: Discover Your Birth Angel Workshop – 7-9pm. With Shaman Elka Boren. $35. Synchronicity, 1511 Rte 22 Brewster. RSVP: 845.363.1765. Info: SynchronicityNY.com.

SATURDAY, NOVEMER 19

Protect the Righteous Qi – 9am-1pm. L Hughes, instructor. Holistic prevention of chronic illness. LES458. (5652 90) $49. Dutchess Community College, South. Register with school: 845.431.8910. SunyDutchess.edu/cfweb.

Align With Your Higher Self – 11am-12:30pm. A Channeled Guidance Session with Mary Ellen O’Brien at the Rose Healing Center in Verplanck. $30 or $25 online in advance: AwakenYourTrueEssence.com

Teaching Yoga & Mindfulness to Youth – 1-3pm Teachers, support staff and parents learn to guide kids through simple breathing techniques and yoga moves. $50. Quest Yoga Arts, 11 E Main St, Mt Kisco. Register: 914.241.9642. QuestYogaArts.com.

SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 20

Community Happening Day at Dutchess Yoga – 10am-2pm. Day of yoga, meditation, pie, coffee and tea with the community and owner Sandy Sooknanan. Dutchess Yoga, in the Lynn Building, 1575 Rte. 376 (at Angels Hill Rd), Wappingers Falls. Info: DutchessYoga.com.

Introduction to Conscious Parenting – 5-6:30pm. Learn philosophy, tools and techniques of Conscious Parenting and how it helps raising happy, healthy, confident children. $10. Hygeia Integrated Health 3505 Hill Blvd, Ste K, Yorktown Hts. Advance registration: 914.352.6116.

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

MONDAY, NOVEMBER 21

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

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 25

Faerie Friday – 1pm/Faerie Lanterns; 3pm/Faerie Journals. Season with magickal faerie energy. $15 per class. $25 for both. Faerie fans of all ages. Hands of Serenity Healing, 1129 Main St, Fishkill. Register: 845.896.1915. HandsOfSerenityHealing.com.

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 26

Serenity Saturday – Noon-6pm. Season in light and balance. Crystal Reiki sessions all day. Energy exchange. $50, half donated to families in need. Reserve space. Hands of Serenity Healing, 1129 Main St, Fishkill. Register: 845.896.1915. HandsOfSerenityHealing.com.

SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 27

Psychic Sunday – Noon-6pm. Day of insight and healing with our readers. $25, half donated to families in need. Hands of Serenity Healing, 1129 Main St, Fishkill. Register: 845.896.1915. HandsOfSerenityHealing.com.

MONDAY, NOVEMBER 28

Slow Medicine for Men: A Men’s Group – Group provides the opportunity for men to awaken, while cultivating deep and meaningful relationships with other conscious men. $30. 501 Guard Hill Rd, Bedford. 914.218.3113. SlowMedicine.org.

TUESDAY, NOVEMBR 29

Slow Medicine Family Healing – This program incorporates a whole systems approach, supporting and nourishing the entire family in all aspects of the life together within the home. 501 Guard Hill Rd, Bedford. Info/details: 914.218.3113. SlowMedicine.org.

Roland Comtois – 6-8:30pm. Internationally renowned medium and spirit guide delivers channeled messages for the soul and famous Purple Papers offer eternal love, hope and healing. $80. Bedford Presbyterian Church, Village Green, Bedford. 914.236.4503. Register StarVisionsCommunity.org.

New Moon Gatherings – 7-8:30pm. With Pamela Cucinell. Weaving together mythological stories, color, sound and guided meditation. Focus on goals and carefully seed one’s potential $32/$35. Wainwright House, Rye. 914.967.6080. Wainwright.org.

Slow Medicine for Couples – 7-9pm. Through the principles of Slow Medicine, learn the keys to a successful relationship and how to incorporate that into daily life. $50 per couple. 501 Guard Hill Rd, Bedford. 914.218.3113. SlowMedicine.org.

WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 7

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

 

 

 

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

Cover---Sept16-225The following events appear in Natural Awakenings – Westchester, Putnam, Dutchess NY, September 2016 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, SEPTEMBER 1

James Pulley Art Exhibit – Sept 1-30. The Columbus Framing Gallery is exhibiting the paintings of intuitive healer and artist James Pulley. Contact James at 914.356.6830. Gallery is located at 24 Columbus Ave., Tuckahoe.

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 3

Reiki Master Class – Sept 3 and 4. 10am-4pm. With Reiki Master Marcus Feighery. $675. Synchronicity, 1511 Rte 22 Brewster. RSVP: 845.363.1765. SynchronicityNY.com.

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 4

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

Open Dance Party – 2:30-4:30pm. All ages. DJ provides the beats and vibrations to set us on a journey of self-expression. $10. SkyBaby Yoga, 75 Main St, Cold Spg. 845.265.4444. SkyBabyYoga.com.

TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 6

Intro to MELT: The MELT Method – 5:30-6:30pm. Designed to eliminate chronic pain, stiffness, headaches, insomnia and digestive issues and more. Space limited. Preregistration required. $10 intro class. Riverstone Yoga, 2 Hudson View Way. 914.332.9642. RiverstoneYoga.com/Events.

Six Dynamics of Health and Longevity – 7-8pm. The Town of Southeast Cultural Arts, Sophia Natural Health Center will present on nutrition, exercise and more. Free. Studio Around the Corner, 67 Main St, Ste 101, Brewster. Info: 845.363.8330. oththeater.org.

Support Group for Elder Caregivers – Sept 6-Nov 29. 7-9pm. Led by Grace Cognetta, RN. Every other Tues. Elder Care Connection, 336 Rte. 202, Ste. 3, Somers. Register: 914.669.5200. ElderlyManagement.com.

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 8

Reiki II – 11am-6pm. Learn Reiki symbols, chakra balancing, history taking and client confidentiality. Experience a guided meditation with Reiki symbols. Reiki I prerequisite. $140. Hands of Serenity Healing, 1129 Main St, Fishkill. Register: 845.896.1915. HandsOfSerenityHealing.com.

Salty Yoga Class – 11:30am. All levels. Unique and beneficial class combines the benefits of dry salt therapy and yoga. $35 advanced. $40 same-day. Breathe Salt Rooms, 200 Katonah Ave, 2nd Flr, Katonah. Info: 914.232.5600. BreatheSaltRooms.com.

Restorative Yoga for Deep Relaxation – 7-8:30pm. Meditation with instruction Sept 15. Reiki Circle, all levels, Sept 29. Exchange: one class pass, purchase online. $20 walk-in. Sacred Spirit Yoga and Healing Arts Center, 343 Broadway, Dobbs Ferry. SacredSpiritYogaCenter.org.

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 9

200-hour Teacher Training at Tovami Yoga – Lila Tandava Teacher Training at Tovami Yoga with Colleen Breeckner, Laurice Nemetz and Christopher Tompkins. Tovami Yoga, 112 West Boston Post Rd. at Mamaroneck Avenue in Mamaroneck. Info: 914.618.4887. TovamiYoga.com.

Meditation Training – On certain weekends Sept. through Nov. Boston Buddha’s meditation training and support to deepen the power to shape one’s mind, experience and more. Space limited. Riverstone Yoga, 2 Hudson View Way. 914.332.9642. RiverstoneYoga.com/Events.

One Light Healing Touch School – Enroll now. School meets Sept-March. Karen Ransom and Sharon Johnston co-teach 18-day school. Learn advanced energy healing techniques for healing oneself and others. 50 NCBTMB CEUs. Rhinebeck. Register, Karen: 914.489.3559. RhinebeckBowenWork.com.

One Spirit Medicine – Sept 9-11. With Alberto Villoldo. Learn how to wire one’s brain for bliss with what the shamans call One Spirit Medicine. Omega Institute, 150 Lake Dr, Rhinebeck. 877.944.2002. eOmega.org.

The Power of Forgiveness – Sept 9-11. With Panache Desai and J. Ivy. Break the cycle of pain, harness the power of forgiveness and move into a place of limitless possibility. Omega Institute, 150 Lake Dr, Rhinebeck. 877.944.2002. eOmega.org.

Open House: RYT-200 Hr Yoga Training Overview – 7-8:30pm. Come meet the teachers, learn about the curriculum. Free. Wainwright House 260 Stuyvesant Ave, Rye. 914.967.6080. Wainwright.org.

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 10

Spiritual Healing Training: Enrollment – Sept 10-Dec. With Eileen O’Hare, legacy carrier. Training: 2nd Sat for 12 months. Mesayok Medicine Spiral 12 Deep personal and planetary healing Spiritual community and loving support. Beacon. Info, Eileen O’Hare: 845.831.5790. BlisSingchant.com.

Intro to Yoga – 8:30-9:30am. Guided through breathing, core postures and the flow that links all these elements together. Every Sat for four weeks. Quest Yoga Arts, Mt Kisco. Preregister/pricing info: 914.241.9642. QuestYogaArts.com.

Second Saturday Divorce Workshop – 9-11:30am. Workshop will address the legal, financial and personal issues of divorce in a logical and compassionate manner. $45. Register: SecondSaturdayWestchester.com.

Grand Opening Ayurvedic Clinic – 11am-3pm. Tour, demo of Ayurvedic techniques, sampling of Ayurvedic healing foods and raffle. Dr. Kaushik’s Ayurvedic and Naturopathic Clinic, 6 Yellow Monkey Village, 792 Rte 35, Cross River. Info: 646.670.6725. DrKaushik.com.

Magical Awakenings Level 1 Healing – 11:30am-3:30pm. With Teacher and Author Brett Bevell. $200. Synchronicity, 1511 Rte 22, Brewster. RSVP: 845.363.1765. SynchronicityNY.com.

Soul Play Saturday – 11:30am-4:30pm. Monthly gathering to nurture one’s spirit at a retreat house. Online options for a full weekend retreat. $75 register by Tues, Sept 6. Future Soul Play: Sat Oct 15. Cold Spg. AwakenYourTrueEssence.com.

Double Lecture Series: Eating Disorder Awareness and Identification and Marriage Maintenance and Harmony – 1-3pm. Wine and cheese will be served. Free. Hosted by Sirona Therapy Spa. Preregister: SironaTherapySpa.com.

Trauma-Informed Yoga – 1:30-4:30pm. With Anneke Lucas. Discover how to heal all kinds of trauma. $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.

Music Relaxation Workshop – 2:15-3:30pm. Limited space, reserve space. Hosted by Sing Out International, 2013 Crompond Rd, Yorktown Hts. RSVP: 914.962.1155. hwahealthy.com.

Journey Dance and Workshop – 2:30-5:30pm and 7-8:30pm.With Toni Bergins. Participants guided on a ritual journey of physical and emotional transformation. $85 workshop. $45 evening dance. The Center for Health and Healing, Mt Kisco. 914.864.0462. Center4Healing.net.

Monthly Manifesting – 4:30-6pm.With Carla Blaha. $40. Synchronicity, 1511 Rte 22, Brewster. RSVP: 845.363.1765. SynchronicityNY.com.

Seasonal Supper with Hayfields Market – 6-9pm. Farm-to-table dinner with musical performances by Grace McLean and Brittain Ashford. $150/ early tickets: $125. SPACE on Ryder Farm, 406 Starr Ridge Rd Brewster. Info: spaceonryderfarm.org/events.

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 11

Pre-Natal Yoga – 9-10:15am. Strengthen and open, cultivating breath awareness and mind-body unity through yoga poses modified for the pregnant body. $100 four weeks. Quest Yoga Arts, Mt Kisco. Register/info: 914.241.9642. Email before first class: Info@QuestYogaArts.com.

Slow Medicine Café – 10am-noon. Farm to table Sunday brunch at SunRaven: The Home of Slow Medicine, a tranquil healing environment. $25. 501 Guard Hill Rd, Bedford. 914.218.3113. SlowMedicine.org.

Yoga for Peace: Reflection & Remembrance – 1-5pm. With special guest Sita’s Light Kirtan. An afternoon of practice and meditation. $25/$30. Wainwright House 260 Stuyvesant Ave, Rye. 914.967.6080. Wainwright.org.

Yoga Teacher Training Open House – 3-5pm. 200 hour Yoga Teacher Training information event at Nueva Alma Yoga and Wellness. Bring a friend. Part-time (evening and Weekend format) begins October 1. 799 McLean Ave, Yonkers. Info: 914.294.0606. NuevaAlma.com.

BlisSing Ecstatic Chant and Potluck Supper – 6-8pm. BlisSing is inspired by the ancient tradition of call and response chanting, known as “a shortcut to bliss.” All welcome. 27 Travis Corners Rd, Garrison. Info, Eileen O’Hare: BlisSingchant.com.

MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 12

Sunrise Yoga: Monday’s on the Lawn – 6:15-7:15am. With Julia. Breathtaking water views. Wainwright House 260 Stuyvesant Ave, Rye. 914.967.6080. Wainwright.org.

Slow Medicine for Men – 7pm. Cultivating deep and meaningful relationships with other conscious men. $30. 501 Guard Hill Rd, Bedford. 914.218.3113. SlowMedicine.org.

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

TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 13

Yoga/Creative Play – Sept 13 and 20, Oct 4, 11, 18 and 25. Grades 1-5. Children will balance, believe and create through yoga, mindfulness, art and theater. $120. SkyBaby Yoga, 75 Main St, Cold Spg. 845.265.4444. Details/class format: SkyBabyYoga.com.

Intro to Reiki – 10am-noon. With Regina DeCarlo, RMT. Westchester Community College Continuing Ed. $20. Register: 914.606.6830. Info, Regina: 917.593.5707. ReginaDecarlo.com.

Salty Yoga Class – 6pm. All levels. Unique and beneficial class combines the benefits of dry salt therapy and yoga. $35 advanced. $40 same-day. Breathe Salt Rooms, 50 Livingstone Ave, 4th Flr, Dobbs Ferry. Info: 914.591.2600. BreatheSaltRooms.com.

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

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 14

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.

Message Circle – 7:30-9pm. With Intuitive Medium Carla Blaha. An open mind and heart is all that is needed to believe. A night of healing messages from the “otherside.” $40. Soulauras, 520 N State Rd, Briarcliff. 914.941.2400. Soulauras.com.

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 15

NY Unit of the Herb Society of America presents 68th Annual Herb Fair – 11am-2pm. Book raffle, traditional lovage soup, gourmet foods, baked goods and more. Free admission. John Jay Homestead, 400 Rte 22, Katonah. Info: JohnJayHomestead.org.

Salty Yoga Class – 5pm. All levels. Unique and beneficial class combines the benefits of dry salt therapy and yoga. $35 advanced. $40 same day. Breathe Salt Rooms, 200 Katonah Ave, 2nd Flr, Katonah. Info: 914.232.5600. BreatheSaltRooms.com.

Meditation with Instruction – 7-8:30pm. Rotating special offerings. Reiki Circle, those new to Reiki and all levels Sept 29. Exchange: one class pass, purchase online. $20 walk-in. Sacred Spirit Yoga and Healing Arts Center, 343 Broadway, Dobbs Ferry. SacredSpiritYogaCenter.org.

Saint and Angels, Stars and Ancestors Sound Healing – 7-9pm. With Eileen O’Hare, mystic, channel. Connect with celestial healing currents. $20 donation. The Healing House, 11 N Cedar St, Beacon. Info, Eileen O’Hare: BlisSingchant.com.

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 16

Lessons from Oz – Sept 16-18. With Jean Houston. Explore the mythical world of Oz to discover a new sense of meaning and purpose in life. Omega Institute, 150 Lake Dr, Rhinebeck. 877.944.2002. eOmega.org.

Community Reiki Circle – 7-8:45pm. With Beryl Hay and Deborah Fusco-Amjadi. Supports body’s innate healing ability. Monthly like-minded individuals share in collective consciousness using Reiki energy. $20. The Center for Health and Healing, 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. SynchronicityNY.com.

Intro to Essential Oils – 7-9pm. With Karine Gordineer of Green Girl Herb. Use of oils help keep people healthy and more. Make an aromatherapy inhaler. $35 supplies included. Hands of Serenity Healing, 1129 Main St, Fishkill. Register: 845.896.1915. HandsOfSerenityHealing.com.

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

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

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 17

Fundamentals of Self-Acupressure – 9am-6pm. Learn a 25 self-acupressure pattern plus extra points to address specific conditions. Open to general public and practitioners. 8 CEUs for LMTs and reflexologists. Westchester Community College/Continuing Education. Info, Avra Blieden: 917.923.8731. AvrasWay.MassageTherapy.com.

Reiki I – 11am-6pm. Learn history of Reiki and its uses, hand positions, scanning, chakras and more. Receive Level I attunement and full Reiki treatment. $125. Hands of Serenity Healing, 1129 Main St, Fishkill. Register: 845.896.1915. HandsOfSerenityHealing.com.

Intro to Arm Balance – 1-3pm. With Phoebe. Learn tools needed to fall and get back up. Gain strength, grace and courage to attempt acrobatic arm balances. Riverstone Yoga, 2 Hudson View Way. Pricing info: 914.332.9642. RiverstoneYoga.com/Events.

Hearth Healing Circle – 5:30-7pm. With Melanie Ryan. Connect with heart and earth by hands on healing, sharing and meditations. 70% of proceeds to Olympic Mountain EarthWisdom Circle. $20. The Center for Health and Healing, Mt Kisco. 914.864.0462. Center4Healing.net.

Women’s Full Moon Circle – 7-8:30pm. A non-denominational monthly gathering for women. Draw in the powerful energies of the full moon. $10. DG Sanctuary. 2 Lagrange Ave, Poughkeepsie. 845.473.2206. DreamingGoddess.com.

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 18

SunRaven Garden Workshop: Seed Collecting and Storing – 10am-noon. Learn fundamental skills for producing organic seed. $30. 501 Guard Hill Rd, Bedford. 914.218.3113. SlowMedicine.org.

Intro to Medical Intuition – 1-2pm. With Laura Aversano, spirit walker. All illnesses have a frequency and vibration. Learn to track origins, projections and present state of manifestation. $15. The Center for Health and Healing, Mt Kisco. 914.864.0462. Center4Healing.net.

Essential Yoga – 4-6pm. With Laura Jensen. Hip opening and back bending practice coupled with Essential Oils of peppermint, frankincense, wild orange and more. $30. Quest Yoga Arts, 11 E Main St, Mt Kisco. Preregister: 914.241.9642. QuestYogaArts.com.

Back to School with Biofeedback – 5-6:30pm. Learn how biofeedback helps students, parents and educators with stress reduction, performance anxiety and more. All welcome. Free. Hygeia Integrated Health, 3505 Hill Blvd, Ste K, Yorktown Hts. Registration required: 914.352.6116.

BlisSing Ecstatic Chant and Dance – 7-9pm. BlisSing is inspired by the ancient tradition of call and response chanting, known as “a shortcut to bliss.” All welcome. Liberation Yoga, 862 Rte 6, Mahopac. Info: Eileen O’Hare, BlisSingchant.com.

TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 20

Reiki I Workshop Part I – 9am-3pm. With Regina DeCarlo, Reiki Teacher. Learn this self-healing practice. Part II Thurs, Sept 22. $125 both days, plus $30 manual fee. Westchester Community College Continuing Ed. Register: 914.606.6830. Info, Regina: 917.593.5707. ReginaDecarlo.com.

Salty Yoga Class – 11:30am. All levels. Unique and beneficial class combines the benefits of dry salt therapy and yoga. $35 advanced. $40 same day. Breathe Salt Rooms, 200 Katonah Ave, 2nd Flr, Katonah. Info: 914.232.5600, BreatheSaltRooms.com.

Salty Yoga Class – 6pm. All levels. Unique and beneficial class combines the benefits of dry salt therapy and yoga. $35 advanced. $40 same-day. Breathe Salt Rooms, 50 Livingstone Ave, 4th Flr, Dobbs Ferry. Info: 914.591.2600. BreatheSaltRooms.com.

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 21

Fall Equinox Celebration & International Day of Peace – 7-9pm. Community drumming, dance, peace prayers peace and more. Share potluck food. BYO drum/rattle. Hosted by StarVisions and Katonah Space. Katonah Space, behind Methodist Church, 44 Edgemont Ave, Katonah.

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 22

Breathe Salt Rooms Open House – 11am-8pm. Let’s celebrate. Complimentary sessions all day. Families welcome. Salty workshop demo’s and health oriented speakers 5-8pm. 200 Katonah Ave, Katonah. RSVP: 914.232.5600. 50 Livingstone Ave, Dobbs Ferry. RSVP: 914.591.2600. Info: BreatheSaltRooms.com.

Healing Your Pain Naturally: Mind, Body & Spirit – 6:30-8:30pm. Speakers panel with Q&A managing pain naturally. Presented by Holistic Professional Alliance. $10 includes light organic refreshments. Brooklyn Organic Kitchen, Rte 6, Mahopac. RSVP: 845.628.7772.

What is Functional Medicine? – 7:30pm. With Dr. Darcy McConnell, MD of Blum Center. Different approach to standard medical health care. Hear about autoimmunity, cardio-metabolic issues and more. Rye Free Reading Room, 1061 Boston Post Rd, Rye. HolisticMoms.org.

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 23

The Peaceful Warrior’s Path of Rebirth – Sept 23-25. With Dan Millman. Learn practices to prepare for awakening with the author of the classic, Way of the Peaceful Warrior. Omega Institute, 150 Lake Dr, Rhinebeck. 877.944.2002. eOmega.org.

Movie Nite – 6-9pm. Children’s’ event. Face painting, free popcorn and fun activities. Parents may leave the building or stay for a workout. $10 per child member, $15 per child nonmember. Club Fit, 600 Bank Rd, Jefferson Valley. Laura: 914.245.4040.

Paint Nite – 6:30-8:30pm. Members and nonmembers welcome. Attendance limited to first 75 participants. Food and beverage available for purchase. $25 member. $35 nonmember. Club Fit, 600 Bank Rd, Jefferson Valley. Info, Laura: 914.245.4040.

Movie Nite – 6:30-9:30pm. Children’s’ event. Face painting, free popcorn and fun activities. Parents may leave the building or stay for a workout. $10 per child member, $15 per child nonmember. Club Fit, 584 N State Rd, Briarcliff. Melissa: 914.250.2764.

RYT-200 Training Yoga Alliance Certification: 1st Module – Sept-May. 6:30-9:30pm/Fri; 9-5:30/Sat and Sun. 10 weekends. $2895/$3095. Wainwright House 260 Stuyvesant Ave, Rye. 914.967.6080. Wainwright.org.

Mediumship Circle – 7-8:30pm. With Carla Blaha. $35. Synchronicity, 1511 Rte 22, Brewster. RSVP: 845.363.1765. SynchronicityNY.com.

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 24

Trauma Informed Yoga Training – With Elisha Simpson, founder of Crossover Yoga Project. Five-hour training for yoga teachers, social workers and clinicians. Learn to adapt tools from growing field of trauma research. Certificate upon completion. Register/pricing info: 914.241.9642. QuestYogaArts.com.

Reflexology Certification – Sept 24 & 25. Also, Nov 12 & 13. 9am-5pm. Learn how to give full hand and foot reflexology sessions from experienced instructors. $475 register before Sept 21. Western CT State Univ. Call/text: 203.837.0122. LotusGardensYoga.com.

StarVisions Hosts Crystal Bed Healings Designed by John of God – 10am-4pm. Free meditation in powerful healing current. Optional crystal bed treatments available: $80. Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 236 S Bedford Rd, Mt Kisco. Register, Abia: 914.565.5480.

Arlington Street Fair – Noon-6pm.Raymond Avenue is transformed for attendees to enjoy live entertainment, musical guests, an array of shop, restaurant and craft vendors, inflatable rides and family fun. Free admission. ArlingtonHasIt.org/Happenings/Arlington-Street-Fair.

Yoga for Labor & Delivery – 3-6pm. Couples workshop provides instruction on wide range of simple techniques to achieve calmness, reduce discomfort and facilitate the process of labor. Riverstone Yoga, 2 Hudson View Way. 914.332.9642. RiverstoneYoga.com/Events.

BlisSing Ecstatic Chant and Dance – 7-9pm. BlisSing is inspired by the ancient tradition of call and response chanting, known as “a shortcut to bliss.” All welcome. Prana Moon Yoga, 1000 Division St, the Hat Factory, Peekskill. Info, Eileen O’Hare: BlisSingchant.com.

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 25

Align With Your Higher Self – A channeled guidance session with Mary Ellen O’Brien. $30 door. $25 advance online. Rose Healing Center, Verplanck. AwakenYourTrueEssence.com.

Workshop Self-Care for Empaths – Noon-2pm. With Angela. $40. Synchronicity, 1511 Rte 22, Brewster. RSVP: 845.363.1765. SynchronicityNY.com.

The Magickal Home: Honoring the Harvest – Noon-4pm.Create a Harvest Kitchen Altar with seasonal items, candles and corn dollies. $30 includes all materials. Hands of Serenity Healing, 1129 Main St, Fishkill. Register: 845.896.1915. HandsOfSerenityHealing.com.

The International Day of Peace – 1-5pm. Afternoon of ceremony, meditation, prayer, music and guest speakers on the leading edge of the Global Peace Movement. $25/$30. Wainwright House 260 Stuyvesant Ave, Rye. 914.967.6080. Wainwright.org.

3rd Annual Westchester Yoga Mala – 3-5pm. 10 teachers lead 108 sun salutations to live music as an offering to mission of UN International Peace Day. MacEchron Waterfront Park, 100 River St, Hastings on Hudson. $25/advance or $30.  Info: 914.906.8233. StretchYoga.Me.

Fall Equinox Healing Night – 4-6pm. With Merrill Black, LCSW/Reiki Master. Yoga, Chanting, Meditation, Grounding & Self Reflection. The Temperance Center, 453 White Plains Rd, Suite 203, Eastchester. $20, half will go to charity. 914.793.2600. TheTemperanceCenter.com.

Restorative Workshop – 5-7pm. With Karla Booth Diamond. All levels/all ages. Relax and let go of “have to’s” and “shoulds” for health and well-being. $25 advance. $30 door. Quest Yoga Arts, 11 E Main St, Mt Kisco. Register: 914.241.9642. QuestYogaArts.com.

MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 26

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

TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 27

Salty Yoga Class – 6pm. All levels. Unique and beneficial class combines the benefits of dry salt therapy and yoga. $35 advanced. $40 same day. Breathe Salt Rooms, 50 Livingstone Ave, 4th Flr, Dobbs Ferry. Info: 914.591.2600, BreatheSaltRooms.com.

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

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 29

Salty Yoga Class – 5pm. All levels. Unique and beneficial class combines the benefits of dry salt therapy and yoga. $35 advanced. $40 same-day. Breathe Salt Rooms, 200 Katonah Ave, 2nd Flr, Katonah. Info: 914.232.5600, BreatheSaltRooms.com.

Complimentary Health and Wellness Seminar – 6-7:30pm. Disease detection and prevention.  Presented by Dr. Carl Ern, D.D.S. of Putnam Dental Associates. Hors d’oervres & beverages will be served. Clock Tower Grill, Brewster. RSVP: 855.347.7486.

Reiki Circle – 7-8:30pm. Those new to Reiki and all levels. Exchange: one class pass, purchase online. $20 walk-in. Sacred Spirit Yoga and Healing Arts Center, 343 Broadway, Dobbs Ferry. SacredSpiritYogaCenter.org.

DreamTending – 7-9pm. With Warren Falcon. Let our dreams convey to us individually and collectively as we share the gifts that the dream world provides. $30. 501 Guard Hill Rd, Bedford. 914.218.3113. SlowMedicine.org.

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 30

Secret Teachings of the Way – Sept 30-Oct 2. With Deborah King. Unlock the door to the mysterious world of energy healing and discover techniques from other realms. Omega Institute, 150 Lake Dr, Rhinebeck. 877.944.2002. eOmega.org.

New Moon Gathering – 7-8:30pm. Use the lunar cycle to realize one’s intentions. Guided meditations and ritual facilitated by astrologer Pamela Cucinell. BYO notebook. $20 members. $25 nonmembers, Wainwright House, Rye Register: 914.967.6080.

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

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 2

Annual Support-A-Walk – Three-mile walkathon to help those living with breast and ovarian cancer. Proceeds help fund free programs and services for people affected by these cancers. All welcome. FDR Park, Yorktown Hts. 914.962.6402. SupportConnection.org.

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 5

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

 

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

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UPCOMING EVENTS
Please call ahead to confirm event details.

MONDAY, FEBRUARY 1

Osteoporosis: An Ayurvedic Prospective: Prevention, Treatment & Management – 7-9pm. Osteoporosis Awareness Group with speaker Dr. Somesh Kaushik, ND from Ayurvedic and Naturopathic Clinic, White Plains. Free. Burke Rehabilitation Hospital, 785 Mamaroneck Ave., White Plains. Contact Susan: 914.260.9339.

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

TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 2

You and the Monkey Year! – 7-8:30pm. Astrologer Pamela Cucinell provides 2016 overview through her forecasting tools. Supply birth information at registration for a chance in the “hot seat” and individual insight. $30. W@tercooler, Tarrytown. Preregistration required: 917.796.6026.

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

Love Magick – 7:30pm. Find love or rekindle the spark in a current relationship. An evening of enchanting spell work. Hands of Serenity Healing, 1129 Main St., Fishkill. Register: 845.896.1915. HandsOfSerenityHealing.com.

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 6

Kirtan: Songs for the Soul/Valentine’s Day Celebration – 6-7:15pm. With Tejase, acoustic guitar, bass, percussion and harmonium. Call and response. The Temperance Center, 453 White Plains Rd. Ste. 203, Eastchester. $15. 914.793.2600. TheTemperanceCenter.com.

Shamanic Journey Class with Melanie Ryan and Karine Gordineer – 7-8:30pm. Receive messages and guidance by connecting with one’s higher self and guides. A spiritual tool for growth, healing and working through psychological issues. Bring a journal. $48. 153 East Main St., Mt. Kisco. TheCenterForHealthAndHealing.net.

SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 7

Journey of Souls Part One with metaphysician Michael Rosenbaum – 10am-1pm. Explore humans as spiritual beings, what happens after people die, and why it’s important to develop emotionally, mentally and spiritually. Part two in afternoon. $75. 153 E. Main St., Mt. Kisco. TheCenterForHealthAndHealing.net.

First Sunday Free Meditation and Satsang – 11:30am-12:45pm. Patterson. 845.878.7800. InnerBalanceStudio.org.

Intro to Numerology with Joan Carra Spirit – 11:30am-1:30pm. $35. Synchronicity, 1511 Rt. 22, Brewster. Call to reserve a space: 845.363.1765. SynchronicityNY.com.

First Sunday School – 12:30-2pm. A unique Buddhist-oriented class for children ages 5 and up and their families. Donation. SkyBaby Yoga Studio, 75 Main St., Cold Spring. 845.265.4444. SkyBabyYoga.com.

Journey of Souls Part Two with metaphysician Michael Rosenbaum – 2-5pm. Through various exercises and meditations, explore the structure, laws and learning that takes place in the unseen world. Prerequisite (part one) offered in morning. $75. 153 E. Main St., Mt. Kisco. TheCenterForHealthAndHealing.Net.

Just Dance – 2:30-4:30pm. DJ-activated, nonstop, contagious expression. Suggested donation $10. SkyBaby Yoga Studio, 75 Main St., Cold Spring. 845.265.4444. SkyBabyYoga.com.

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

MONDAY, FEBRUARY 8

New Moon Manifestation – 6:30-8pm. Manifest heart’s desires with the creative energies of the new moon. Fee for newcomers: $10. DG Sanctuary, 2 Lagrange Ave., Poughkeepsie. 845.473.2206. DreamingGoddess.com.

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

TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 9

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

StarVisions Healing Circle – 7pm. With Anne Bentzen, Reiki Master. Experience deep energy healing in a group setting. Everyone receives. Beginners and practitioners welcome. $20. $15 students. Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 236 S Bedford Rd, Mt. Kisco. Preregister: 914.588.4079.

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 10

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

ADD Just Doesn›t Add Up! – 7-9pm. Is it really a short attention span? Learn current facts and how to distinguish visual problems that mimic or complicate AD(H)D. Free. Dr. Samantha Slotnick, 495 Central Park Ave. Ste. 301, Scarsdale. RSVP w/Jane: 914.874.1177. DrSlotnick.com.

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 11

Childbirth Education with Danielle Guillet –10am-12:30pm. Learn about the signs and stages of labor and mind-body techniques to facilitate relaxation. Learn how to make informed decisions while working with a health-care team. $150. Quest Yoga Arts, 11 E. Main St., Mt. Kisco. 914.241.9642. QuestYogaArts.com.

Breast Health for Women: Girl Power! – 7:15-9pm. Karin Elias, LMT, and Myra Oney, CHHC, present an interactive workshop for women on ways to avoid breast disease and maintain healthy breasts. Finger Lakes School of Massage, 272 North Bedford Rd., Mt. Kisco. Register: 914.241.7363 ext. 12.

The Healers’ Lounge @ The Center for Health and Healing Integrative Wellness Center – 10am-noon. Free event for holistic practitioners. Includes presentation and networking. Bring marketing materials to share. No RSVP necessary. 4 Smith Ave., 2nd Fl., Mt. Kisco. TheCenterForHealthAndHealing.Net.

Introduction to Shamanism with David Beck – 7-9pm. A comparison of traditional shamanism to modern ideas. Explore various spiritual beliefs and how individuals put them into practice in everyday life. $25. Call to register. DG Sanctuary, 2 Lagrange Ave., Poughkeepsie. 845.473.2206. DreamingGoddess.com.

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 13

Hip-Opening Workshop – 1:30–4:30pm. Ease hip tension with irreverent yogini Susan “Lip” Orem. Students and teachers welcome. $45 members/$65 nonmembers in advance. The Yoga Studio, Club Fit, 584 N. State Rd., Briarcliff Manor. Contact Audrey Brooks: 914.582.7816. YTAYoga.com.

Date Night Couples Yoga – 4-5:30pm. Explore moving and flowing in harmony with partner and deepen connection as a couple; partner poses and breathing techniques. No experience necessary. $45/couple. Prana Yoga at Full Circle. Info: 914.421.1500; pranayogaandmeditation.com.

SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 14

Valentine’s Day Love Yoga Flow – 1-2:30pm. Followed by a champagne mimosa toast. $45 per couple. SkyBaby Yoga Studio, 75 Main St., Cold Spring. 845.265.4444. SkyBabyYoga.com.

MONDAY, FEBRUARY 15

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

TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 16

Westchester Holistic Network Meeting – 8-10am. Panera Bread, One North Broadway, White Plains, (in the plaza next to Walmart). Open to all – first meeting. Free. Info: WestchesterHolisticNetwork.org.

Holistic Moms Network monthly meeting – 9:30-11am. Now every third Monday. Annual membership $30. Katonah United Methodist Church, 5 Bedford Rd., Katonah. Facebook.com/NWestLo

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Breathing Deeply: Interactive Past Life Regression Workshop – 7-8:30pm. Past life regression with dry salt therapy and aromatherapy with Shira Adler, certified past life regressionist. $40 in advance, $45 door. Breathe, 200 Katonah Ave., Katonah.  RSVP: 914.232.5600. ShiraAdler.com.

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 17

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

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 19

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

Reiki Master Practitioner (Reiki Level III) – Friday 7pm-10pm and Saturday 11am-6pm. Master Symbol, two attunement symbols, Reiki grids, aura clearing, microcosmic orb meditations and techniques. $375. Hands of Serenity Healing, 1129 Main St., Fishkill. 845.896.1915. HandsOfSerenityHealing.com.

Reiki Master Teacher – Friday 7-10pm, Saturday 11am-6pm and Sunday 11am-6pm. Same as Friday-Saturday Reiki Level III plus Sunday class in process for passing on attunements. $500. Hands of Serenity Healing, 1129 Main St., Fishkill. 845.896.1915. HandsOfSerenityHealing.com.

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

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 20

“Om”coming Yoga & Meditation Retreat with Wendy Hagen – 2-6:30pm. Yoga, journal, guided meditation, delicious vegan dinner. All levels. $100. Kirtan with Satya Franche and Ma Kirtan to follow. $10 for workshop participants. Quest Yoga Arts, 11 E. Main St., Mt. Kisco. 914.241.9642. QuestYogaArts.com.

One Light Healing Touch Meditation – 3-4pm. Learn or deepen meditation skills and experience self-healing practices from Ryan Linehan, OLHT practitioner. $10. The Stretch yoga studio, 467 Central Park Ave., Yonkers. Contact Ryan Linehan: 914.275.1075. StretchYoga.me.

Women’s Full Moon Circle – 7-8:30pm – A nondenominational monthly gathering for women. Come draw in the powerful energies of the full moon. Requested donation $10. DG Sanctuary, 2 Lagrange Ave., Poughkeepsie. 845.473.2206. DreamingGoddess.com.

SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 21

The Art of Surrender: A key to Freedom & Happiness – 10am-1pm. With Simran Kaur. Understand the key to living in the moment and freeing yourself. $35 before 2/17. 223 Katonah Ave, Katonah. Info: 914.232.3473; GoldenTempleYoga.com.

Meditation retreat at Ganesha Spa – 6:30am-5pm. Sufi and Zen active moving meditations, restorative yoga, dance, chakra healing sessions, walking meditations. Vegetarian breakfast and lunch. Space limited. Register: 914.906.7238 or GaneshaSpa.com.

Third Sunday Community Yoga – 11:30am-12:45pm. Admission by donation of personal care products for the Community Resource Center. InnerBalanceStudio.org.

Restorative Workshop with Karla Diamond – 5-7pm. A powerful practice that everyone can benefit from, regardless of fitness level. Incorporates gentle, classic supported postures and breath. All postures done on floor. $25 pre-registered, $30 day of. Quest Yoga Arts, 11 E. Main St., Mt. Kisco. 914.241.9642.

Quest Book Club – 7-8:15pm. Join a lively discussion of “Living Beautifully with Uncertainty and Change.” Bring snacks to share. Free. Please preregister. Quest Yoga Arts, 11 E. Main St., Mt. Kisco. 914.241.YOGA. QuestYogaArts.com.

MONDAY, FEBRUARY 22

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

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 24

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

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

Yoga for Labor – 7:30-9:30pm. For expecting moms and partner. Explore yoga postures that calm the mind as well as open the pelvis for a more peaceful labor experience. $75. Prana Yoga at Full Circle. Info: 914.421.1500; pranayogaandmeditation.com.

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 25

Childbirth Education with Danielle Guillet –10am-12:30pm. Learn about the signs and stages of labor and mind-body techniques to facilitate relaxation. Learn how to make informed decisions while working with a health-care team. $150. Quest Yoga Arts, 11 E. Main St., Mt. Kisco. 914.241.9642. QuestYogaArts.com.

Holistic Moms Network presents Asian Medicine: Ancient Wisdom for the Modern Family – 7:30pm. With speaker Perry Levenson, licensed acupuncturist and board-certified Chinese herbalist with a specialty in family medicine. Rye Free Reading Room, 1061 Boston Post Rd., Rye. HolisticMoms.org.

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 27

Reiki 1 & 2 with Reiki Master Marcus Feighery – 11am-5pm. $275. Synchronicity, 1511 Rt. 22, Brewster. Call to reserve a space: 845.363.1765. SynchronicityNY.com.

Yoga Mudras with Julia Hough – 1-5pm. For yoga teachers. Learn mudras for physical ailments and psychological issues and how to bring mudras into a yoga teaching. $50. Please preregister. Quest Yoga Arts, 11 E. Main St., Mt. Kisco. 914.241.YOGA. QuestYogaArts.com.

SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 28

Hips to Hanuman: An Anatomy and Asana workshop with Lauri Nemetz –12:30-5:30pm. Like Hanuman, take a leap while learning the anatomy of the hips, pelvis and legs. $125 until 2/14, $150 after. Please preregister. Quest Yoga Arts, 11 E. Main St., Mt. Kisco. 914.241.YOGA. QuestYogaArts.com.

Talking to Animals Intuitively – 1-3pm. Learn to talk to pets or backyard critters with Joan Carra. Register by 2/21: $35 member/$40 nonmember. After 2/21 or at door: $40/$45. Wainwright House, 260 Stuyvesant Ave., Rye. Contact: 914.967.6080. Info: PsychicJoanCarra.net.

Monday, February 29

StarVisions Angel Meditations – 7pm. Suzanne Roth, Reiki Master Teacher, leads  “Dance with the Angels” through deep meditation experience. Learn how to connect with the Angels from this powerful healer. $20. Bedford. Preregister: 914.523.6796.

Wednesday, March 2

Garden Talk – 7pm. EcoBeneficial Gardening 101: Boosting the Ecosystem in Your Own Yard. Sponsored by the Garden Club of Yorktown. Free. The John C. Hart Memorial Library. 1130 Main Street, Shrub Oak. Register: 914.245.5262, x227. YorktownLibrary.org.

FRIDAY, MARCH 4

Sharon Salzberg Retreat: People Who Care for People – March 4-6. Single: $455; Double: $435; Dorm: $405. Garrison Institute,Garrison. Info: 845.424.4800 or GarrisonInstitute.org.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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

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UPCOMING EVENTS

Please call ahead to confirm event details.

SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 1

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

MONDAY, FEBRUARY 2

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

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

TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 3

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

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

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

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 4

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

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

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 5

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

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

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

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

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 7

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

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

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

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

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

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

SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 8

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

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

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

MONDAY, FEBRUARY 9

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

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

TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 10

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

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

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

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 11

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

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

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

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

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 12

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

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

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 13

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

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

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

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

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 14

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

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

SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 15

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

MONDAY, FEBRUARY 16

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

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

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

TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 17

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

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

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

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

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

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 20

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

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

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

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 21

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

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

SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 22

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

TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 24

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

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

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

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

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

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 25

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

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

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

THRUSDAY, FEBRUARY 26

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

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 27

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

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

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

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 28

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

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

Sunday, March 1

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

TUESDAY, March 3

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

Wednesday, March 4

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

 

 

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

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THURSDAY, JANUARY 1

Fire and Drumming Circle – 12pm. Drum in the New Year around the fire, as we burn the Yule wreath that has been adorned with wishes, intentions and prayers, sending them out to the universe. A potluck gathering will follow. Hands of Serenity Healing. Info/Location: 845.896.1915. HandsOfSerenityHealing.com. Hands of Serenity Healing.

FRIDAY, JANUARY 2

Infinite Possibilities’ Rapid-K Weight Loss through Body Cleanse Program – 7pm. Rapid, safe and sustainable. Free. No obligation orientations. 1132 Main St, Peekskill. Future dates/times: 914.788.9355. IPLoseWeight.com.

SATURDAY, JANUARY 3

Four-week Beginner’s Yoga Workshop – 8:30-9:45am. Start the New Year off learning the foundations of yoga, breath, postures and philosophy. Start feeling one’s best by learning how to bring mind, body and spirit into balance. $100 four-weeks. Quest Yoga Arts, 11-13 E Main St, Mt Kisco. Register: 914.241.9642. QuestYogaArts.com.

Monday, January 5

2015 Yoga Teacher Training – RYS 200 Traditional 4-Week Intensive Course with Bernadette Birney, E-RYT 500 Instructor. New Class forming for January 5. Wainwright House. Info: 914.967.6080. wainwright.org.

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

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

Four-week Pre-Natal Yoga Workshop – 7:15-8:15pm. Create community with other Moms-to-be to strengthen and open, cultivating breath awareness and mind-body unity through yoga poses modified for the unique requirements of the pregnant body. $100 four-weeks, $30 drop-in. Quest Yoga Arts,11-13 E Main St, Mt Kisco. Register: 914.241.9642.QuestYogaArts.com.

TUESDAY, JANUARY 6

Alternative & Holistic Circle: Weekly Group – 10-11am. Energy healing techniques to increase awareness, self-empowerment, creativity and live fully from the heart. $25. HolisticHealingNY.com. CirclesOfPeaceNow.org.

Emotion Code – 11am-12:30pm. Experience the amazing benefit of this healing modality while helping experienced energy healing practitioner to obtain certification in Emotion Code. Carmel. RSVP: 845.228.8132.

Free: Breastfeed with Certainty – 6:30-9:30pm. With Linda LeMon, IBCLC, CBE, CD. Learn how to successfully breastfeed. Hudson Valley Hospital Center, Ground Floor Conference Room. Courtland Manor. Register/info: 914.734.3257. hvhc.org.

Astrology: Language Immersion – 7:15-8:45pm. Learn the language of astrology and decipher horoscopes. Register with birthdate, time and place to receive personal horoscope. Four-week series: $100/$110; 1x audit $30. Details: WainwrightHouse.org.

Wednesday, January 7

Introduction to Mindfulness Meditation – 7-8:15pm. With Melanie Ryan. Three-week series or single class of learning appropriate posture and meditation technique to begin or support one’s meditation practice. Tibetan Buddhist Meditation Shambhala Lineage. Mt Kisco. Registration: $75 for series intro or $30/class. 914.260.1696. TheCenterForHealthAndHealing.net.

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

FRIDAY, JANUARY 9

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

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

Shedding Your Skin, Shedding the Past – 7pm. This active meditation is an opportunity to release oneself from the burdens of the past and reveal a new, transformed self. Participation fee $15. Hands of Serenity Healing, 1129 Main St, Fishkill. 845.896.1915. HandsOfSernityHealing.com.

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

SATURDAY, JANUARY 10

Birthing with Confidence – 9am-5pm. With Linda LeMon, IBCLC, CBE, CD. Childbirth Classes. One-Day Program. Hudson Valley Hospital Center, Ground Floor Conference Room. Courtland Manor. Fee required. Info: 914.734.3896. hvhc.org.

Tasty Tips for Eating Healthy – 1pm. With dietitian and nutritionist Amanda Montalvo. Learn how to eat a healthy balanced diet and improve one’s health with facts, recipes and a cooking demonstration. Free. Patterson Library, 1167 Rte. 311 Patterson. Info: 845.878.6121 x10. PattersonLibrary.org.

Chakra Balance & Flow Workshop – 3:30-5:30pm. Monthly extended yoga class provides opportunity to recharge and rejuvenate by working with the energy of the chakras. $25. Acker House, Center for Integrative Health, 139 Grand St, Croton on Hudson. Register: 914.707.1399. AckerHouseNY.com.

Journey Dance into the New Year – 7-9pm. With Claudia Gukeisen. Awaken the senses and loosen the spine creating renewed energy for any intentions for the coming year. Dance ritual of inner peace, strength and wisdom set to music. Begin by moving on and close to the ground, dancing a flow into standing and ending back down on the floor for relaxation. $30. Quest Yoga Arts, 11-13 E Main St, Mt Kisco. Register: 914.241.9642. QuestYogaArts.com.

SUNDAY, JANUARY 11

Acupuncture, Tui Na & Qi Gong for Health and Wellness – 1-4pm. With Sean Chillemi, LAc. Discover the wisdom, traditions and benefits of these ancient practices, techniques for self-help and integration into daily life. $40. RSVP required. Soulauras 520 North State Rd. Briarcliff. 914.941.2400; soulauras.com.

Flower Vibrational Healing – 2-4pm. With Annemarie Minke. Flower vibrations hold energetic keys that support conscious awareness. Receive a unique collective energetic message from the plant kingdom for greater clarity. $25. Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 236 S Bedford Rd, Rte 172, Mt Kisco. Register: 914.236.4503. StarvisionsCommunity.org.

New Year, New You! – 2-4pm. Learn what causes weight gain and plateaus, the impact of stress, toxicity and how to cleanse effectively. Complimentary lecture and Q&A by nutritionist Renee Simon. Art of Dressing Boutique, 555 E Boston Post Rd, Mamaroneck. RSVP, Cindy Rosenbaum: 914.589.3601.

The Journey of the Soul – 2-5pm. With Michael Rosenbaum. Based on the work of author Michael Newton, PhD workshop explores what is a soul, what happens after we die and developing emotionally, mentally and spiritually. Mt Kisco. $75. Registration: 914.260.1696. TheCenterForHealthAndHealing.net.

TUESDAY, JANUARY 13

Emotion Code – 11am-12:30pm. Experience the amazing benefit of this healing modality while helping experienced energy healing practitioner to obtain certification in Emotion Code. Carmel. RSVP: 845.228.8132.

Putnam County Over 40 Females – 6-8pm. 2nd Tuesdays. Professional women’s networking group. Get Empowered, Connected and Inspired. Make great connections and meet new friends. Free for members, $25 for non-members. Info: 914.260.3171; over40females.com.

The New Language of Take and Give – 7-8:30pm. Our tendencies to over-function and how that invites others to under-function in parenting, leadership and life will be explored. Six-week series $150/$165. Details: WainwrightHouse.org.

WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 14

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

Free Breastfeeding Group – 11am-1pm. 2nd and 4th Wed monthly. Meet with lactation consultant and other moms to share experiences on breastfeeding and parenting. Hudson Valley Hospital Center, Courtland Manor. Location TBD on hospital campus. Info: 914.734.3257. hvhc.org.

Introduction to Mindfulness Meditation – 7-8:15pm. With Melanie Ryan. Three-week series or single class of learning appropriate posture and meditation techniques to begin or support one’s meditation practice. Tibetan Buddhist Meditation Shambhala Lineage. Mt Kisco. Registration: $75 for series intro or $30/class. 914.260.1696. TheCenterForHealthAndHealing.net.

The Alexander Technique – 7-8:30pm. Free intro. Recognize and change long-term postural and movement patterns that interfere with our natural ability to move with ease and fluidity. Details: WainwrightHouse.org.

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

2015 Vision Board Gathering – 7:30-9:30pm. Carla Blaha, Intuitive Medium, Angel Card Reader and Reiki Master leads participants to create and manifest their vision for 2015. $40. RSVP required. Soulauras 520 North State Rd. Briarcliff. 914.941.2400; soulauras.com.

FRIDAY, JANUARY 16

Shaman Elka Boren Comes to Synchronicity – Jan 16-20. Synchronicity, 1511 Rte 22, Brewster. Info/schedule: 845.363.1765. SynchronicityNY.com.

SATURDAY, JANUARY 17

Reiki I & II Training – (2-day Practitioner Certification seminar January 17-18). Shima Chayvet, Reiki Master, teaches the ancient art of hands-on healing and the complete Chakra system. Call Shima: 917.279.9577.

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

Cleanse & Weight Loss Challenge – 10:30am-3pm. Personalized Cleanse and Weight Loss Challenge. Winter weather recipe and cooking demo using Jamaican herbs and spices. $40. DRS2HEALTH 3511 Barnes Ave, # 1A, Bronx. Register: 347.843.0789. Info: DRS2HEALTH.com.

SUNDAY, JANUARY 18

Reiki Level l – 11am-6pm. Training includes the history and uses for Reiki, guided visualizations and energy flow exercises and ample time to practice and receive Reiki in a loving and supportive environment. $125. Hands of Serenity Healing, 1129 Main St, Fishkill. 845.896.1915. HandsOfSernityHealing.com.

Reiki Level ll – 11am-6pm. Training builds on the foundation of Level l and includes attunement to the Reiki symbols, guided journeying to meet Reiki guide. $125. Hands of Serenity Healing, 1129 Main St, Fishkill. 845.896.1915. HandsOfSernityHealing.com.

Jazz Brunch– 11:30-2pm. With Joe Corsello. Highly accomplished musician of his generation working with stars such as Peggy Lee and Benny Goodman before he could vote. $40/$45 adults, $15 children under 12yrs. Reservations: WainwrightHouse.org.

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

MONDAY, JANUARY 19

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

TUESDAY, JANUARY 20

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

Emotion Code – 11am-12:30pm. Experience the amazing benefit of this healing modality while helping experienced energy healing practitioner to obtain certification in Emotion Code. Carmel. RSVP: 845.228.8132.

How to Achieve Your New Year’s Resolutions about Health, Weight and Self-Improvement – 7-8pm. With Michael Rosenbaum. Free. Registration required. Pawling Library, 11 Broad St, Pawling. 845.855.3444. PawlingLibrary.org.

WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 21

The Alexander Technique – Three choices on times and days. Recognize and change long-term postural and movement patterns that interfere with our natural ability to move with ease and fluidity. Four-week series $75/$83. Details: WainwrightHouse.org.

Taming The Mind – 7-9pm. Join international and senior Shambhala teacher David Nichtern for a meditation workshop offering an overview of the path of meditation according to Buddhist teachings, a proper introduction to the practice of meditation or to develop a deeper practice. Mt Kisco. Registration $50. Early bird discount $40 by Jan 14. 914.260.1696. TheCenterForHealthAndHealing.net.

THURSDAY, JANUARY 22

Holistic Moms Network New Northern Westchester /Lower Putnam Chapter: Kick Off Event – 9:30-11am. 4th Thurs of every month. Contact chapter leader Shira Adler for details and learn how to join HMN. Katonah United Methodist Church, 5 Bedford Rd, Katonah. 914.861.5186.

How Can Herbs Replace Pharmaceuticals? – 7:30pm. Holistic Moms hosts Herbalist Bonnie Rogers, who creates custom formulas which alleviate conditions such as GERD, IBS, colitis, pain, anxiety, insomnia or menopausal issues. Rye Free Reading Room, 1061 Boston Post Rd, Rye. Info: HolisticMoms.org.

FRIDAY, JANUARY 23

Ayurvedic Yoga – 9:30-11am. Balance mind, organs and energy systems. Come into greater alignment with individual needs, the seasons and the expression of one’s soul. Six-week series: $108/$120; 1x Audit $20. Details: WainwrightHouse.org.

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

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

SATURDAY, JANUARY 24

Higher Self Portrait Workshop – A meditation-driven portrait class for 10 and up taught by Rayna Sassano, local children’s book illustrator. $25. Includes materials. Room to Create, 245 Harrison Ave. Harrison. Info/register: Doreen Grozinger 914.645.2738.

Maintaining Independence as You Downsize – 1-2:30pm.With Elder Law Attorney Neil Reig Esq and Community Outreach Director Douglas Thomas. Making a financial and legal plan, preparing one’s house for sale, senior housing options. Refreshments. The John C. Hart Memorial Library, 1130 Main St, Shrub Oak. Register: 914.245.5262 x227. YorkTownLibrary.org.

Psychic and Medium Circle – 1:30-3:30pm. Joan Carra will give predictions for the year and tune into messages from spirit. $55. Wainwright House, 260 Stuyvesant Ave, Rye. Small group. RSVP: 203.531.6387.

Coming Back to Center – 2-5pm. Artful rediscovery of our positive core self with Joyce Bellish, LCAT, ATR-BC. Guided imagery meditation, art-making and exploration helping participants to tap into their innate creativity to explore, identify and return back to the elements of their positive core self. No previous art experience necessary. $45 plus $15 materials fee. Mt Kisco. Sign-up: 914.241.9642. QuestYogaArts.com.

BlisSing at Prana Moon Yoga – 7-9pm. Feel the love and share the joy of sacred chanting. $20. The Hat Factory, 1000 N Division St, Peekskill. Info, Eileen O’Hare: 845.831.5790. BlissingChant.com.

SUNDAY, JANUARY 25

Awaken Wellness Fairs – 10am-5pm. Speakers, healers, vendors and readers. Over 100 exhibitors and 1000 guests. Exhibitor spots available. Hotel Pennsylvania, 401 Seventh Ave. (33rd & 32rd Sts.) NYC. Info: AwakenFair.com.

Shamanic Journey and Teaching Circle – 1-6pm plus Potluck, Sliding Scale. Gather with kindred spirits to build community and deepen spiritual practice. $20-40. The Healing House, 11 N Cedar St, Beacon. Info, Eileen O’Hare: 845.831.5790. EileenOHare.com.

MONDAY, JANUARY 26

Support Group: Helping A Loved One Prepare for Death – 6:30-8pm. Six-sessions to help family members better understand and prepare for the physical, emotional and spiritual components of the dying process. Facilitators: Michael Rosenbaum ACHT and Rita Hayes LCSW. Mt Kisco. Info: 914.244.3608.

TUESDAY, JANUARY 27

Emotion Code – 11am-12:30pm. Experience the amazing benefit of this healing modality while helping experienced energy healing practitioner to obtain certification in Emotion Code. Carmel. RSVP: 845 228 8132.

WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 28

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

Free Breastfeeding Group – 11am-1pm. 2nd and 4th Wed monthly. Meet with lactation consultant and other moms to share experiences on breastfeeding and parenting. Hudson Valley Hospital Center, Courtland Manor. Location TBD on hospital campus. Info: 914.734.3257. hvhc.org.

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

FRIDAY, JANUARY 30

Mystical Teachings from Peru: The Andean Energy Body – Jan 30, 31 & Feb 1. No time Learn how to connect with cosmic sources of elemental power for health and wellbeing. $300. The Healing House, 11 N Cedar St, Beacon. Info, Eileen O’Hare: 845.831.5790. EileenOHare.com.

SATURDAY, JANUARY 31

Travel Route 6 from Cape Cod to California – 1pm. With author Joe Hurley. Fascinating stories and riveting pictures in exclusive behind the scenes look at his book Ten Million Steps on Route 6. Free. Patterson Library, 1167 Rte 311, Patterson. Register: 845.878.6121 x10. Info: PattersonLibrary.org.

 

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

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MONDAY, September 1

Online Event for ALS – 9/1-9/30. Help promote holistic healing of ALS. Health Advocates Worldwide is fundraising for a film documenting those who have healed from ALS using holistic methods. Info: HealingALS.org.

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 4

Vision & Success in School – 5:30-7pm. As many as 25% of children have vision problems that keep them from reaching their potential; learn more. Free. Dr. Samantha Slotnick, 495 Central Park Ave, Ste 301, Scarsdale. RSVP: Jane or Joelle, 914.874.1177. DrSlotnick.com.

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 5

The Healer’s Lounge – 10-11:30am. A free networking event for Holistic practitioners. Bring cards, pamphlets, flyers; a 30min presentation by a group member is included. Bring a snack. Held at Quest Yoga Arts, Mt Kisco. TheCenterForHealthAndHealing.net.

Tarot Card Playshop – 6:30-8:30pm w/Melissa Merendino. $35. Synchronicity, 1511 Rte 22, Brewster. RSVP: 845.363.1765. SynchronicityNY.com.

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

Jin Shin Jyutsu – 7:30-10pm w/Kathleen Rolla. Learn the ancient art of harmonizing the body’s life energy in this experiential class; three complete flows as self-help and receive one flow from two people. $40. TheYogaScape, 64 Gleneida Ave, Carmel. 845.225.9642. The YogaScape.com.

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 6

Paddle for the Cure – 9am-3pm. Join the Hudson River Water Trail Assoc for a fun filled day of paddling on the Hudson River while raising money for Support Connection in Yorktown. Party with music, lunch and raffles follows. Info: PaddleForACure.brownpapertickets.com.

13th Annual Hudson Valley Wine & Food Festival – 11am-6pm, Sept 6; 11am-5pm, Sept 7. Over 150 wineries, gourmet specialty food, fine art, craft vendors as well as some of the Valley’s best restaurants and caterers. $22/one day admission, children under 12yrs free. Dutchess County Fairgrounds, Rhinebeck. 845.876.4000. DutchessFair.com.

Free Yoga at Market Square – 12-1pm. Also 9/13 & 9/27. Dragonfly Wellness Yoga Studio, next to Ossining’s Farmer’s Market in Ossining. DragonflyWellness.net.

Restorative Yoga – 2-3:30pm.Small class size allows for a hands-on therapeutic practice to soothe the body and mind. $20/members or $30. All Sport Health and Fitness, 17 Old Main St, Fishkill. Pre-register: 845.896.5678. AllSportFishkill.com.

Yoga & Meet/Greet Ossining’s Mayoral Candidate Victoria Gearity – 4-5pm; free yoga flow, 5-7pm meet and greet. Must preregister online for class. 109 Croton Ave, Ste 205, Ossining. 914.236.3511. DragonflyWellness.net.

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 7

Meditation for Daily Life – 10:30-11:30am. A sitting and walking meditation, Tibetan Buddhism Shambhala Tradition with instruction on posture and technique included. Practice meditation to cultivate gentleness and compassion, as well as stability, strength, and clarity of mind. $15. Quest Yoga Arts Studio, Mt Kisco. TheCenterForHealthAndHealing.net.

3rd Annual Sacred Earth Festival – 11am-6pm. A family-oriented event honoring the Sacred Fire with a tribute to Pete and Toshi Seeger. Free. Bowdoin Park, Wappingers Falls. Info: 845.849.2205; green-brain.org.

Core Principles of Pilates – 12:30-2:30pm. w/Kate Petagine. Pre-requisite to group mat Pilates classes. $25. Preregistration required. Inner Balance Studio, 1072 Route 311, Patterson. 845.878.7800.

Harvest Party at GNC – 2pm. (Rain or shine). Sample tasty treats from the garden, learn about honeybees, beekeeping, and how honey is harvested. $8. Greenburgh Nature Center, 99 Dromore Rd. Scarsdale.Info: greenburghnaturecenter.org; 914.723.3470.

MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 8

Writers Workshop Series for Adults – 1-2:30pm or 2:30-4pm. Mondays 9/8-12/22. Bring ideas, pen, paper or laptop. In a few short weeks, develop strategies to become a lifelong writer. People of all skill levels welcome. Presented by Linda Spear. Register for one session only. Somers Library. 914.232.5717. SomersLibrary.org.

Advanced Yoga Blend – 7pm. Combo Iyengar/Ashtanga set to music. Level 2/3. $25/drop-in; new student special 30 days unlimited for $49. NuevaAlma.com.

Monthly Singing & Sounding Circle – 7-8:30pm. An evening of coming together to sing, be in community, free the voice and experience vibration sound healing. No singing experience required; sing or simply listen and receive. Free/donations welcome. Rivertown Center for Yoga & Health, 343 Broadway, Dobbs Ferry. Beth Bierko: 914.384.9983. RiverTownYoga.com.

TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 9

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

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 10

Northern Westchester B.I.G. Pod: Women’s Entrepreneurial Networking Group – 12-2pm. BIG: Believe/Inspire/Grow is a entrepreneurial women’s networking group with over 1,500 members offering women entrepreneurs a positive and supportive community of peers, relevant business information and meaningful relationship building opportunities. First meeting free. Info: BelieveInspireGrow.com. 914.646.5766.

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

Intro to Mindfulness Meditation – 7-8:15pm. Learn appropriate posture and meditation techniques to begin or support a meditation practice in the Tibetan Buddhism Shambhala tradition; sitting and walking meditation included. $30 each or $25/4 classes. 153 E Main St, Mt Kisco. TheCenterForHealthAndHealing.net.

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 12

Westchester Climate Change Conference – 8:30am-3:30pm. Topics include coastal resiliency, regional examples of solutions and strategies, microgrids and ways to achieve more energy independence. $35. Pace Law School, 78 N. Broadway, White Plains. Info: 914.422.4053.

Archangel Workshop – 7-9pm w/Shaman Elka Boren. $35. Also readings and healings 10am-6pm through Tuesday 9/16. Synchronicity, 1511 Rte 22, Brewster. 845.363.1765. SynchronicityNY.com.

Reiki & Meditation – 7:30-9pm w/Ginny Mackles, Reiki Instructor. Experience peace through guided meditations and get a deeper understanding of the system of Reiki. Free. No prior experience needed. Holistic Learning Center, White Plains. 952.426.3525. GinnyMackles.com.

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 13

Peruvian Shamanic Training – Every 2nd Saturday for 16 months. Experience deep personal and planetary healing with Eileen O’Hare, Legacy Carrier. Beacon location. Call: 845.831.5790.

Riverwalk Yoga Boot Camp – 7-8am. Jaimie Finkelstein leads this 6-week outdoor yoga workout series that’s sure to kick you into high gear before summer ends. $125. Riverstone Yoga, Tarrytown. 914.332.9642. RiverstoneYoga.com.

Soul Painting: Art & Yoga – 9am-5pm. Join Hardev Kaurand Siri Brahma Kaur for a workshop combining creativity and art with Kundalini Yoga; a blend of postures, breath-work, mantra and meditation. All fitness levels; no art experience needed. $90. Golden Temple Yoga, 223 Katonah Ave. 914.232.3473. GoldenTempleYoga.com.

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

Circles of Health Expo 2014 – 10am-4pm. Educational presentations and interactive activities for the whole family; Traditional and Complementary Health Practitioners. Hosted by Pawling Chamber of Commerce. Mizzentop Day School, 64 East Main St., Pawling.

Enhance Life Through Mindful Living – 7pm. Gain deeper insights, practical tools and experiential learning for using mindfulness in daily life with Ginny Mackles, Reiki Master, Wellness Coach and Author. $25. Chapel at Croton Falls, 609 Rte 22, Croton Falls. 914.236.4503 or StarVisionsCommunity.org.

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 14

Reiki I Workshop – 9:30am-4pm w/Ginny Mackles. Be attuned and certified to the first level of Reiki. No prior experience needed or come for refresher. Chappaqua. 952.426.3525. GinnyMackles.com.

Equine Interactive workshop: Finding Your Path – 10am-4pm . A life coaching experiential workshop with James Cassese and the Equine Energetix Herd at Pegasus Therapeutic Riding in Brewster. Info: 212.477.4475; equineenergetix.com.

Yoga Rehab: Healing Back Pain – 11am-2pm w/Dr Loren Fishman. Explore major causes of pain-generating mechanisms and yoga postures to manage, alleviate, and cure symptoms. $145. Riverstone Yoga, Tarrytown. 914.332.9642. RiverstoneYoga.com.

Yoga & Grief: The Heart of Kindness – 3-5pm. Through yoga, journaling, drawing, meditation, and conversation, begin to heal the experiences of any loss in body, mind, heart and spirit. Registration required. $50/sliding scale. YogaShine Studio, 7-11 Legion Dr, Valhalla. More info: Vitalah Simon, 914.769.8745.

MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 15

Kids’ Yoga Classes – Fall session begins this week with certified children’s Yoga instructor, Alice Sipple. 7 wks: $35/members or $84/non-members. All Sport Health and Fitness, 17 Old Main St, Fishkill. Pre-register: 845.896.5678. AllSportFishkill.com.

Yoga & Grief: The Heart of Kindness – 7-9pm. Through yoga, journaling, drawing, meditation, and conversation, begin to heal the experiences of any loss in body, mind, heart and spirit. Registration required. $50/sliding scale. YogaShine Studio, 7-11 Legion Dr, Valhalla. Info: Vitalah Simon, 914.769.8745.

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

Monthly Reiki Circle – 7-8:45pm. Come to give and receive this gentle yet powerful healing practice. Open to Reiki practitioners and those new to Reiki. Free/donations welcome. Rivertown Center for Yoga & Health, 343 Broadway, Dobbs Ferry. Beth Bierko: 914.384.9983. RivertownYoga.com.

TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 16

Westchester Holistic Network – 8-10am. Friendly people and a compelling speaker each month. Free to members; $10 non-members. New location: Panera Bread Company, One North Broadway, White Plains. Info:WestchesterHolisticNetwork.org.

Seniors: Speak Up For Yourself – 1pm. Get a doctor to listen and speak plain English; learn when to get a second opinion. Westchester Seniors Out Speaking, a project of the Westchester Library System. Free. John C Hart Memorial Library, 1130 Main St, Shrub Oak. Info/register: 914.245.5262 x227.

Shamanic Journeying – 7-8pm w/Nadiya Nottingham. Free. Registration required. Pawling Library, 11 Broad St, Pawling. 845.855.3444. PawlingLibrary.org.

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 17

Intro to Mindfulness Meditation – 7-8:15pm. Learn appropriate posture and meditation techniques to begin or support a meditation practice in the Tibetan Buddhism Shambhala tradition; sitting and walking meditation included. $30 each or $25/4 classes. 153 E Main St, Mt Kisco. TheCenterForHealthAndHealing.net.

Develop Natural Psychic Abilities – 7:30-9pm. Medium Carla Blaha helps to bring out the innate inner psychic. Through exercises and practice, learn to use this ability daily to enhance life. Soulauras, 520 N State Rd, Briarcliff. 914.941.2400.

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 18

200 Hour 8 Month Yoga Teacher Training – Yoga Alliance approved training covers asana, pranayama, meditation, yogic philosophy, and teaching methodology. $2,800 members or $3,200. For application/registration: All Sport Health and Fitness, 17 Old Main St, Fishkill. 845.896.5678. AllSportFishkill.

Pink Soiree Pre-Party – 10am-4pm. Raise Funds and awareness for Support Connections for their work with breast and ovarian cancer. $25 for a blowout ($10 donated to Support Connections.) Fresh Organic Salon Solutions, 2505 Carmel Ave. Brewster. Info: 845.279.7247.

Introduction to Empowering Your Finances – 6-7:30pm w/Amanda Scocozzo. Sneak peek into how to build abundance, creating a budget, and how to stop feeling dis-empowered by finances. $20. Soulauras 520 N State Rd, Briarcliff. RSVP: 914.941.2400. Soulauras.com.

Preventing and Reversing Alzheimer’s & Dementia – 6:30-8pm. Free. Mt. Vernon Library, 28 South First Ave, Mt Vernon. Information: 914.668.1840. SharpAgain.org.

Pink Soiree – 7pm. An evening of “pink fun” to raise funds and awareness for Support Connections breast and ovarian cancer. Door prizes, silent auction, raffles. $10 donation at the door. Fresh Organic Salon Solutions, 2505 Carmel Ave. Brewster. Info: FreshOrganicSalon.com; 845.279.7247.

Gong Meditation – 7:30-8:30pm. Unwind to the healing sounds of the gong; the sound vibrations are deeply restorative to the nervous system extending to every cell of the body creating a balanced sense of calm and inner tranquility. $20.Golden Temple Yoga, 223 Katonah Ave. 914.232.3473. GoldenTempleYoga.com.

Holistic Moms Meeting – 7:30-9:30pm. Showing the documentary film Take Back Your Power followed by Q&A with Michelle Hertz, an executive producer of the film, as well as director of StopSmartMetersNY.org. Rye Free Reading Room, 1061 Boston Post Rd, Rye. Info: StopSmartMetersNY.org.

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 19

Southern Westchester Food & Wine Festival – 9/19-9/21. Cooking demos, Celebrity chefs, BBQ cook-offs, food trucks, concerts, book signings, hundreds of restaurants, bakeries, caterers, wine merchants, cheese mongers, and specialty culinary providers. Info: sowefwf.com.

Meditation & Reiki Circle – 10-11:30am. Dobbs Ferry location. $20. Info and RSVP: Regina DeCarlo, 917.593.5707.

Developing Intuition – 6:30-8:30pm w/Alethea Jacob. $50. Bring a friend and both receive $10 off class price. Synchronicity, 1511 Rte 22, Brewster. 845.363.1765. SynchronicityNY.com.

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

Chakra Balancing Yoga – 7-9pm. From root to crown and local to global consciousness, walk away with collective suggestions to make a difference through this collective elemental and chakra balancing prana flow Vinyasa practice. All levels. $45. Quest Yoga Arts, 11-13 E Main St, Mt. Kisco. Preregister: 914.241.9642. QuestYogaArts.com.

Reiki Share Circle – 7:30-9pm. By donation. Dragonfly Wellness Yoga Studio, 109 Croton Ave, Ste 205, Ossining. 914.236.3511. DragonflyWellness.net.

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 20

53rd Annual Armonk Outdoor Art Show – 9/20 & 9/21. 10am-5pm rain or shine. Benefiting the North Castle Public Library. $10/adults, $8/seniors; children under 18 free. 205 Business Pk Dr. Info: ArmonkOutdoorArtShow.org. 914.806.6307.

Family Yoga – 11:30am-12:30pm. Fun-filled yoga workshop for parents and children of all ages. Families participate in a variety of asanas, exploring partner poses as well as partnered breathing exercises. $25/2; $5/ea additional participant. Quest Yoga Arts, 11-13 E Main St, Mt. Kisco. Preregister: 914.241.9642. QuestYogaArts.com.

M.E.L.T. Workshop – 1-2pm. Join Marisa Duffy to learn this simple at-home treatment to stretch and hydrate the body’s connective tissue. Alleviate, pain, reduce inflammation, look and feel better and younger. Rivertown Center for Yoga & Health, 343 Broadway, Dobbs Ferry. Beth Bierko: 914.384.9983. RivertownYoga.com.

Restorative Yoga Workshop – 2-4pm. Gentle and restorative yoga poses as well as a guided Yoga Nidra practice. Arrive 15 minutes early. $20. TheYogaScape, 64 Gleneida Ave, Carmel. 845.225.9642. TheYogaScape.com.

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 21

Chakra Balancing Alma Flow – 8am. Rock the chakras. Combo Iyengar/Ashtanga set to music. Level 1/2. $25/drop-in; new student special 30 days unlimited for $49. NuevaAlma.com.

Meditation for Daily Life – 10:30-11:30am. A sitting and walking meditation, Tibetan Buddhism Shambhala Tradition with instruction on posture and technique included. Practice meditation to cultivate gentleness and compassion, as well as stability, strength, and clarity of mind. $15. Quest Yoga Arts Studio, Mt Kisco. TheCenterForHealthAndHealing.net.

Community Yoga – 12-1:15pm w/Gabrielle Semel. Approachable from any level, admission by donation of personal care products for the Pawling Community Resource Center. 845.878.7800. InnerBalanceStudio.org.

Restorative Yoga Workshop – 5-7pm. Relaxing yet powerful practice that everyone can benefit from. Release deeply held tensions, calm the nervous system, strengthen the immune system, and increase self awareness with Karla Diamond. $25/preregistered or $30. Quest Yoga Arts, 11-13 E Main St, Mt. Kisco. 914.241.9642. QuestYogaArts.com.

MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 22

Yoga Blend – 5:30pm. Combo Iyengar/Ashtanga set to music. Level 1/2. $25/drop-in; new student special 30 days unlimited for $49. NuevaAlma.com.

TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 23

Drama Workshop for Seniors – 1pm. Participants are introduced to a drama workshop using theater bits and improvisations. Laugh, think, and enjoy. Participate or watch. Free. John C Hart Memorial Library, 1130 Main St, Shrub Oak. Info/register: 914.245.5262 x227.

ADD Just Doesn’t Add Up – 7:15-9pm. Is it really a short attention span? Learn current facts & how to distinguish visual problems that mimic or complicate AD(H)D. Free. Dr. Samantha Slotnick, 495 Central Park Ave, Ste 301, Scarsdale. RSVP: Jane or Joelle, 914.874.1177. DrSlotnick.com.

Discover Your Authentic Self – 6:30-8:30pm w/Amanda Scocozzo. Journey into the life dreamed of; explore the future through this interactive and thought provoking workshop. Step into the true self and put fear behind. $40. Soulauras 520 N State Rd, Briarcliff. RSVP: 914.941.2400. Soulsuras.com.

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 24

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

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

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 26

Sunset Yoga Class – 6:30pm. Celebrate the fall equinox with fun music and other goodies. Bring a mat and a friend. Free. Athleta, Vernon Hills Mall, 700 Post Rd. RSVP: 914.723.0961.

Meeting & Communicating With Your Spirit Guides – 6:30-8:30pm w/Medium Alexandra Lac’laire. $45. Synchronicity, 1511 Rte 22, Brewster. 845.363.1765. SynchronicityNY.com.

Fall Equinox Sunset Yoga – 6:30pm w/Erica Garcia, owner of Nueva Alma. Celebrate the fall equinox with fun music and other goodies. Bring a mat and a friend. Free. Athleta,Vernon Hills Mall, 700 Post Rd, Scarsdale. Register: 914.723.0961.

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBR 27

Reiki 1&2 – 9am-5pm w/Reiki Master Marcus Feighery. $275/both. Synchronicity, 1511 Rte 22, Brewster. 845.363.1765. SynchronicityNY.com.

The Art & Practice of Saving Seeds – 10am-12pm. This two hour PowerPoint presentation begins with a brief introduction to seeds and why seeds and seed saving is important. Heirlooms, hybrids, and open-pollinated varieties are explained. Q&A at the end of the presentation. Free. Registration required: 914.232.5717. SomersLibrary.org.

Foundations of Ayurveda Workshop – 4-6pm. $25. Dragonfly Wellness Yoga Studio, 109 Croton Ave, Ste 205, Ossining. 914.236.3511. Register online: DragonflyWellness.net.

Empower Your Finances – 10am-3pm w/Amanda Scocozzo. Create an abundant life and take control of finances; collaborate on business ideas, write a budget, eliminate debt, save money and enjoy life. $199. Soulauras, 520 N State Rd, Briarcliff. RVSP: 914.941.2400. Soulauras.com.

Kirtan – 7-9pm w/Noah Baumwoll. Raise energy through Kirtan. There are no prerequisites, no special talents or skills, and no religious beliefs or cultural backgrounds that are needed to take part in the kirtan experience. $15. Quest Yoga Arts, 11-13 E Main St, Mt. Kisco. Preregister: 914.241.9642. QuestYogaArts.com.

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 28

Let Energy Flow – 1-5pm. Explore the chakras through yoga and art. $85.Yoga on Lake Rippowam, South Salem. Info: Stephanie: 914.274.0007. RippowamYoga.com

Transitions Workshop – 2-4pm w/Phoebe Miller. Exploring transitions in Yoga and in life; workshop includes asana practice, pranayama, and meditation. $25/members or $40. All Sport Health and Fitness, 17 Old Main St, Fishkill. 845.896.5678. AllSportFishkill.com.

Ayurveda 101: Creating Balance – 2-4pm w/Brenda DeMartine, Ayurvedic Life Consultant, Ayurvedic Yoga Specialist. Rediscover the ancient wisdom of Ayurveda, Yoga’s forgotten sister science; explore simple self-healing techniques using diet and lifestyle to balance body, mind & spirit. $40. Preregistration required: 845.878.7800. InnerBalanceStudio.org.

Falling Back into Joy/Laughing Yoga – 4-5:30pm w/Simeon Darwick. Come experience this practice of great joy and depth. $30. Rivertown Center for Yoga & Health, 343 Broadway, Dobbs Ferry. Registration required. Beth Bierko: 914.384.9983. RivertownYoga.com.

MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 29

Fall Yoga Teacher Training at Wainwright House – 200- and 300-hour yoga teacher certification programs, including Kundalini, prenatal, restorative, teen and Yin yoga; taught by Robin Appel and Bernadette Birney. Wainwright House, 260 Stuyvesant Ave. Rye. Info: 914.967.6080; Wainwright.org.

StarVisions Healing Circle – 7pm. Connect wisdom and energy principles to life; experience deep energy healing in a group setting with Anne Bentzen, Reiki Master Teacher. $25 or $15/students. Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 236 S Bedford Rd, Mt. Kisco. 914.588.4079.

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

SATURDAY, October 4

Ahimsa Yoga and Music Festival – (10/4-10/5) Sacred music, yoga and meditation. Headlining musical acts include David Newman, Gaura Vani, Brenda McMorrow and John de Kadt. Windham Mountain Resort. Info: 518.665.1800 or visit AhimsaYogaFestival.com.

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 5

Retreat Into Nature – 9am-4pm. Yoga, meditation and walking. $120 by 9/5 or $135. Mountain Lakes Camp, North Salem. Contact Stephanie Harding: 914.274.0007. RippowamYoga.com.

Support Connection 20th Anniversary Support-A-Walk – 9am. Support Connection brings help and hope to people fighting breast and ovarian cancer. Walk, donate or visit the vendors. Info: supportconnection.org; 914.962.6402.

 

 

 

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