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

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

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

UPCOMING EVENTS
Please call ahead to confirm event details.

FRIDAY, JUNE 2

Magickal Mojo – 7pm. Create with herbs, oils, stones and other items to protect, aid and bring energies to bear on a specific purpose. $25 supplies included. Hands of Serenity Healing, 1129 Main St, Fishkill. Register: 845.896.1915. HandsOfSerenityHealing.com.

Kirtan – 7-8:30pm. Cross-cultural, participatory musical experience using mantras in a call-and-response format. Kids welcome. Free. Donations appreciated. Quest Yoga Arts, 11 E Main St, Mt Kisco. Register: 914.241.9642. QuestYogaArts.com.

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

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

Satsang – 7-9pm. With Amy Pearce-Hayden. Community is at the heart of yoga. Gather for Darshan, to change perspective, together. $10. Inner Balance Studio. InnerBalanceStudio.org.

SATURDAY, JUNE 3

National Trails Day –  Hit the Trails! Find resources here: nationaltrailsday.americanhiking.org.

Free Community Classes – 8am-all day free classes. Raffle prizes, discounts on class passes, massage, yoga accessories and more. Quest Yoga Arts, 11 E Main St, Mt Kisco. Register: 914.241.9642. QuestYogaArts.com.

Sleep Workshop – 11am-Noon. Helping one’s child sleep through the night for infants through grade school. $30.Full Circle Family Care, 450 Mamaroneck Ave, Harrison. 914.421.1500 x0. FullCircleWomensHealth.com.

Core Connection with Lara Heimann – 12noon-2pm. Learn to connect with core muscles in an integrated way. Improve posture and athletic performance. $45. Saw Mill Club, 77 Kensico Dr.  Mt. Kisco. Info: contact Michelle 914.241.0797.

A Restorative Yoga & Reiki Workshop – 1-3pm Relax, receive and restore. The nervous system quiets and allows for healing on a physical and emotional level $40/45 Wainwright House, Rye. 914.967.6080. Wainwright.org.

Reiki 2 Class – June 3-4. 1-5pm each day. Learn Usui Reiki symbols, distance healing and create a powerful spiritual practice with Anne Bentzen. $275. Golden Temple Yoga, 223 Katonah Ave, Katonah. Register: 914.588.4079.

Practice with Purpose – 1:30-4pm. With Amy Pearce-Hayden. The reasons to practice any aspect or style of yoga are unlimited. However, the practice defines spiritual endeavors. $40. Inner Balance Studio. 845.878.7800.

Monthly Sound Healing & Tibetan Singing Bowls – 5:30-7pm. With Michelle Clifton. Rhythmic sounds of singing bowls have a healing effect on the nervous system affecting mind, body and soul. $30 advance. $40 door. Mt Kisco. 914.864.0462. Center4Healing.net.

SUNDAY, JUNE 4

2017 Bicycle Sundays – June 4, 11, 18 and 25. 10am-2pm. Bike, walk and jog a 13.1 mile loop of the Bronx River Pkwy from White Plains to Yonkers.

Renew, Reflect, Restore: A Day Of Wellness – 10am-4pm. Hiking, Yoga, Meditation, Inspirational Speaker, Coaching Sessions, Guided Art, Numerology, Chair Massage,  live music. $100 includes classes and Light breakfast and lunch. Edith Macy Conference Center, 550 Chappaqua Rd., Briarcliff Manor. Info: 914.980.5790.

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

Find Balance with Ayurveda – 1-4pm. With Kim Larson, author of The Simple, Healing Cleanse: The Ayurvedic Path to Energy, Clarity, Wellness and Your Best You and Osi Mizrahi. Katonah Yoga Center, 39 Main St, Bedford Hills. 914.241. 2661. KatonahYoga.com.

The Sacred Directions and Celtic Wisdom, Creating a Sacred Wheel of Life. – June 4, July 9, Aug 13, Sept 10, Oct 22, Nov 12. 4-6pm. With Nadiya Nottingham. Six-month study course. $250. Inner Balance Studio. InnerBalanceStudio.org.

Yin Yoga & Meditation – 5:30-7:30pm. Longer, supported holds focusing on connective tissues in body not usually targeted in more active Hatha styles. $40. Quest Yoga Arts, 11 E Main St, Mt Kisco. 914.241.9642. QuestYogaArts.com.

MONDAY, JUNE 5

Introductory Class on Spiritual Awakening – 7-9pm. With Michael Rosenbaum, Learn about the “Universal You” and the different levels of self. Focused meditation guides. $45. Golden Temple Yoga, 223 Katonah Ave, Katonah. 914.236.4503. Register online: StarvisionsCommunity.org.

TUESDAY, JUNE 6

Lunchtime Healing Events – 1-2pm. June topic: The Nervous System. Weekly healings include therapeutic yoga, meditation and more. Different system monthly. Free. Dr. Kaushik’s Ayurvedic and Naturopathic Clinic, Yellow Monkey Village, 792 Rte 35, Cross River, 914.875.9088. DrKaushik.com.

Health Lecture: What is Ayurveda and How Does It Compare with Western (Allopathic) Medicine? – 6-8pm. Free. Presented by Dr. Kaushik’s Ayurvedic and Naturopathic Clinic, Pound Ridge Library, 271 Westchester Ave. Info: 914.764.9085. DrKaushik.com.

Pamper Our Feet – 7:30-9:30pm. All day we abuse them, so take some time to be good to one’s feet. $45. Bonnie’s Herbals, 13 Tappan Ter, Briarcliff. 914.923.4346. Info: bit.ly/2r7YM7J.

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 7

2nd Annual Sunset Yoga in the Park Series – 6:45-8pm. With Shari Balaish. Open to any level of flexibility. Free. Playland Beach, 1 Playland Pkwy, Rye. Info: thewpf.org/events.

Reiki Circle –7pm. Opportunity to share give and receive some healing and light. Open to Reiki practitioners of all levels. Hands of Serenity Healing, 1129 Main St. Fishkill. Register/call ahead: 845.896.1915. HandsOfSerenityHealing.com.

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

THURSDAY, JUNE 8

Breathing Techniques and Meditation to Reduce Stress – 6-7:30pm. Internationally acclaimed seminar based on innovative breathing techniques that can reduce stress and heighten mental clarity and awareness. Somers Library. Register: 914.232.5717. SomersLibrary.org.

Restorative Yoga – 7-8:30pm. With Patricia Castimore. Rebalance body and mind in an overly stimulated and anxious world, focusing on breath and body sensation. All levels. $20. Sacred Spirit Yoga and Healing Arts Center, 343 Broadway, Dobbs Ferry. SacredSpiritYogaCenter.org.

FRIDAY, JUNE 9

Get the Love You Want – June 9-11. With Harville Hendrix and Helen LaKelly Hunt. Discover tools for couples to achieve transformation, healing and spiritual growth. Omega Institute, 150 Lake Dr, Rhinebeck. 877.944.2002. eOmega.org.

One Light Healing Touch School – June 9-Nov 12. Final enrollment due by June 4. 18-day school meets with instructors Ron and Penny Lavin. Training includes 33 advanced healing techniques and 50 practices. NCBTMB CEUs. Lagrangeville. Register: Penny: 845.878.5165. OLHT1.com.

Presence through Movement – June 9-11. With Kim Eng. Step more fully into the deepest expression of authentic self. Omega Institute, 150 Lake Dr, Rhinebeck. 877.944.2002. eOmega.org.

The Four Agreements for a Better Life – June 9-11. With Don Miguel Ruiz and sons. Learn to apply ancient wisdom in everyday life. Omega Institute, 150 Lake Dr, Rhinebeck. 877.944.2002. eOmega.org.

Meditation Class and Transmission of Information – 6:45-8:15pm. With Rona Levine. Let go of stress, experience guided meditation, breath work and more. Receive messages from spirit. $25. Golden Temple Yoga, 223 Katonah Ave, Katonah. 914.236.4503. Register online: StarvisionsCommunity.org.

SATURDAY, JUNE 10

3rd Annual Walkway Marathon – June 10 and 11. Hudson River’s unforgettable views. Register online/info: 845.454.9649.

Holistic Chamber of Commerce Wellness Fair – 10am-5pm. With Jeanie Pasquale. Find energetic imbalances in one’s home, how they are corrected through dowsing and more. Holistic Chamber of Commerce, 7 New Lake Rd, Valley Cottage. Jeanie Pasquale/House Harmony: 845.709.5245. HouseHarmony.org.

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

Sweat to Bliss – 1:30–4:30 p.m. Vigorous asana, balancing pranayama, deep relaxation, and guided meditation for a blissful heart. With Luke Ketterhagen. /$65 nonmembers in advance. The Yoga Studio, Club Fit, 584 N State Rd, Briarcliff Manor. Info: Audrey Brooks: 914.582.7816. ytayoga.com.

Health Lecture: Ayurveda and Skin Disorders – 3-5pm. Lecture topics: psoriasis, eczema, hives, acne, rash, itch, and more. Light refreshments. Free. Dr. Kaushik’s Ayurvedic and Naturopathic Clinic, Yellow Monkey Village, 792 Rte 35, Cross River, 914.875.9088. DrKaushik.com.

Monthly Shamanic Reiki Hearth Circle – 5:30-7pm. With Melanie Ryan. 70 percent of proceeds go to book project of indigenous Shor Shamans. Meditation, shamanic journey and Reiki healing. $20 suggested. Drop-in welcome. Mt Kisco. 914.864.0462. Center4Healing.net.

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

SUNDAY, JUNE 11

A Retreat Day in Cold Spring – 10am-2pm. Nurture one’s spirit with Mary Ellen O’Brien and Kacey Morabito Grean. Limited seating. At a Retreat house, Cold Spg. AwakenYourTrueEssence.com.

Akashic Records Part 2 & 3 Training – 10am-5pm. With Kia Abilay. Become a Certified Akashic Records Practitioner. Learn to open the records for others, as well as, inanimate objects. Prerequisite Part 1. $250. Mt Kisco. 914.864.0462. Center4Healing.net.

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

Psychic 101: Increase Natural Psychic Gifts – Noon-1:30pm. With Carla Blaha. $40. RSVP: 845.363.1765. SynchronicityNY.com.

Infant Massage for New Parents – 12:30-2:30pm. With Danielle Guillet. Receive gentle guidance for sharing nurturing touch. No need to bring baby, learn on baby-dolls. $50. Quest Yoga Arts, 11 E Main St, Mt Kisco. Preregister: 914.241.9642. QuestYogaArts.com.

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

MONDAY, JUNE 12

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, JUNE 13

Herbal Medicine Making Series – Learn how to make one’s own herbal medicine. The herbs are magical but creating them is not. $160. Bonnie’s Herbals, 13 Tappan Ter, Briarcliff. 914.923.4346. Info: bit.ly/2oeAWWS.

Tick Talk: Preventative and Alternative Measures Against Lyme Disease – 6-7pm. Dr. David Connell will discuss the health effects of Lyme Disease. Kent Library 17 Sybil’s Crossing, Kent Lakes. Registration required: 845.225.8585; kentlibrary.org.

Tea & Stones – 6:30-7:30pm. Learn about gems, stones and their incredible properties. June’s study will be smokey quartz. Free. Dreaming Goddess, 44 Raymond Ave, Poughkeepsie. 845.473.2206. DreamingGoddess.com.

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 14

StarVisions Healing Circle – 7pm. Stress reduction and health enhancement achieved through deep relaxation with Reiki. Experience natural healing in group setting led by Anne Bentzen. Max 18. $20. Golden Temple Yoga, 223 Katonah Ave, Katonah. Preregistration required: 914.588.4079.

Bio-Energetic Healing to Overcome Addictions – 7-8pm. Learn this simple, effective method for quitting smoking, alcohol, easy, natural weight loss and overcoming other everyday addictions. Free lecture, Q&A. Briarcliff location. Reservation: 914.705.1805. Weiss-Method.com.

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

THURSDAY, JUNE 15

Mindfulness Meditation – 7-8:30pm. With Tracy Cochran. Learn to bring attention to present moment: sitting meditation, body scan, walking meditation and more. All levels. $20. Sacred Spirit Yoga and Healing Arts Center, 343 Broadway, Dobbs Ferry. SacredSpiritYogaCenter.org.

FRIDAY, JUNE 16

Living Heaven Now – June 16-18. With John Holland and Anita Moorjani. Enrich one’s soul through lessons from the afterlife. Omega Institute, 150 Lake Dr, Rhinebeck. 877.944.2002. eOmega.org.

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

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

Sound Healing & Tibetan Singing Bowls – 7:30-8:30pm. With Michelle Clifton. Awaken our bodies’ own innate healing abilities and be re-tuned. $25 donation. SkyBaby Yoga & Pilate’s Studio, 75 Main St, Cold Spg. Register: 845.265.4444.

SATURDAY, JUNE 17

2017 Clearwater Festival – 9am. June 17 & 18. Features seven sustainably powered stages with diverse music, dance, storytelling and more. Croton Point Park in Croton-on-Hudson. Tickets/info:  clearwaterfestival.org.

SoulCollage – 1-5pm. Learn basic principles in this introductory workshop. Participants create at least one card and discover the power of the “I am one who” exercise and more. $35. DG Sanctuary. 2 Lagrange Ave, Poughkeepsie. 845.473.2206. DreamingGoddess.com.

SUNDAY, JUNE 18

Interfaith Sunday Service – 10:30am-12:30pm. Prayer, music and sharing. Building a Community of Spiritual Seekers. Guest Speaker, Ben Bowler of http://www.1God.com. All Welcome. Chapel at Croton Falls, 609 Rt. 22, Croton Falls. ChapelAtCrotonFalls.org.

Adapting Asana for Moms-to-Be Training – 12:30-5pm. With Kelly Swails. Workshop for movement teachers providing basic understanding of pregnancy to provide confident and safe guidance when pregnant women attend classes. $125.CE’s available. Register: 914.241.9642. QuestYogaArts.com.

Girl’s Night Out – 6-8pm. Learn which beauty products can be hazardous to health, how to read labels, what they mean and more. Free. Fresh Organic Salon, 190 Rte 117 By Pass Rd, Bedford Hls. RSVP: 914.242.1928.

Summer Solstice Ceremony – 6-8pm. Auspicious time for an opportunity to release limitations and to create and invite new dreams to manifest. $10 donation. Wainwright House, Rye. 914.967.6080. Wainwright.org.

MONDAY, JUNE 19

Meditation for Moms – 8-9pm.With Helena deVengoechea Rudd. Monthly sit/talk for moms. Meditations to help support a daily practice, discussion to support ourselves. Free. Donations appreciated. Quest Yoga Arts, 11 E Main St, Mt Kisco. Register: 914.241.9642. QuestYogaArts.com.

TUESDAY, JUNE 20

Westchester Holistic Network: Summer Solstice Open House – 6:30pm, networking begins; 7-8:30pm. Bring ideas and dreams for holistic collaborations. WHN members and first-timers, free. Repeat nonmembers, donation. Ixchel Center, Hartsdale. Register: bit.ly/2qPvqyU.

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 21

Women’s Wisdom Group – 10:30am-1pm. Connect, collaborate, share and expand. $30. Sunraven, 501 Guard Hill Rd. Bedford.  Info: 914.218.3113; slowmedicinedoctor.com.

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

Get On Your Mat for Mental Health – 5:30pm. Large outdoor yoga event to raise awareness with live music and yoga marketplace. $25 in advance or $30. Turnure Park, 26 Lake Street, White Plains. Info: MHAWestchester.org/yoga or or 914.265.7511.

2nd Annual Sunset Yoga in the Park Series – 6:30-7:45pm. With Tobi Kundid. Open to any level of flexibility. Free. Kensico Dam Plaza, 1 Bronx River Pkwy, Valhalla. Register for Kensico via separate Eventbrite listing. thewpf.org/events.

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

THURSDAY, JUNE 22

Guided Sound Therapy – 7-8:30pm. With Kristin Prevallet and Celine Daly. Deep immersion into healing sound and visualization. Untangle energy blocks, live more positively and more. $20. Sacred Spirit Yoga and Healing Arts Center, 343 Broadway, Dobbs Ferry. SacredSpiritYogaCenter.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. WHN members. $25 nonmembers. Ixchel Center, Hartsdale. Register: 917.796.6026.

Summer Solstice Celebration Ceremony – 7-8:30pm. With Rona Levine and Anne Bentzen. Connect with lunar energies and celebrate the light with music. Welcome summer, growth and laughter. Community drumming circle. Free. KatonahSPACE, 44 Edgemont Rd, Katonah. RSVP: 914.588.4079.

Solstice & New Moon Ceremony – 7-9pm. Gather together in powerful ceremony inviting a mystical, fruitful, and intuitive entry into summer. $30. Sunraven, 501 Guard Hill Rd. Bedford.  Info: 914.218.3113; slowmedicinedoctor.com.

FRIDAY, JUNE 23

The Choice for Love – June 23-25. With Barbara De Angelis. Access more love than one ever thought possible. Omega Institute, 150 Lake Dr, Rhinebeck. 877.944.2002. eOmega.org.

Be the Rainbow – 7pm. Explore chakras through sight, sound, taste and meditation. Leave balanced and radiantly shining like a rainbow. $25 includes chakra stones. Hands of Serenity Healing, 1129 Main St. Fishkill. Register: 845.896.1915. HandsOfSerenityHealing.com.

SATURDAY, JUNE 24

SunRaven Open House – 9:30am-3pm. Celebrate the start to summer in holistic atmosphere with education, gardening, and potluck lunch. Free. Sunraven, 501 Guard Hill Rd. Bedford.  Info: 914.218.3113; slowmedicinedoctor.com.

Herbal Salve-Making Class – 10am-noon. With Bonnie Rogers. Make an herbal salve used for the prevention and treatment of common aches and pains, cuts, scratches, bruises, rashes and more. $25. Hilltop Hanover Farm. Info: 914.923.4346. Sign up: bit.ly/2qdb7IN.

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

Health Lecture: How the Body Can Heal Itself, and What You Can Do to Help – 1-3pm. Free. Presented by Dr. Kaushik’s Ayurvedic and Naturopathic Clinic, Katonah Pharmacy, 202 Katonah Ave. DrKaushik.com.

SUNDAY, JUNE 25

Higher Self Connecting Circle – June 25, July 9, 23 and Aug 6. 11am-12:30pm. Shift one’s vibration and align with higher self. Includes four group meetings and four individual coaching sessions. At a retreat house in Cold Spring. AwakenYourTrueEssence.com.

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

Bio-Energetic Healing to Overcome Addictions – 1-2pm. Learn simple, effective method for quitting smoking, alcohol, easy, natural weight loss and overcoming other everyday addictions. 80 percent success rate. NYC location, E37th btwn Park & Lex. Reservation: 914.705.1805. Weiss-Method.com.

Restorative Yoga – 5:30-7:30pm. 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, JUNE 26

Reiki Training Series: Level I through Master Practitioner – 6:30-9:30pm. Six-part series provides Reiki Level 1, 2 and Master Practitioner teachings. Attunements and Reiki Master Practitioner Certificate upon completion. $525. DG Sanctuary. 2 Lagrange Ave, Poughkeepsie. 845.473.2206. DreamingGoddess.com.

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

TUESDAY, JUNE 27

Teen Yoga Camp with Bea – June 27-29. Teens are empowered through yoga as they focus on the values of yoga through movement, art, and other experiences. $350 Saw Mill Club, 77 Kensico Dr.  Mt. Kisco. Info: contact Michelle 914.241.0797.

Herbal Medicine Making Series – Learn how to make your own herbal medicine. The herbs are magical but creating them is not. $120. Bonnie’s Herbals, 13 Tappan Ter, Briarcliff. 914.923.4346. Info: bit.ly/2oeAWWS.

Monthly Meditation Gathering – 6:30pm. With Cheryl Sprague. Beginner to meditation or wish to have a guided experience going deeper in one’s consciousness, join our new gathering. $15. DG Sanctuary. 2 Lagrange Ave, Poughkeepsie. 845.473.2206. DreamingGoddess.com.

THURSDAY, JUNE 29

Teens: Put Your Dreams on Paper—Create a Vision Board – 4-5:30pm. Discover the art of collage to create vision boards to take home using inspirational words, pictures and quotations. Somers Library. Register: 914.232.5717. SomersLibrary.org.

New Health & Wellness Network of Commerce Launch Event – 7-9pm. First 100 members lock in lower rate. Apogee Fitness & Wellness, 170 Harris Rd, Bedford Hls. Info, Chapter President, Shira Adler: 914.861.5186. hwncc.com.

FRIDAY, JUNE 30

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.

Monday, July 3

Men’s Group – 7-8:30pm. Join like-minded men in connected dialogue on matters of spirit and relationship. $30. Sunraven, 501 Guard Hill Rd. Bedford.  slowmedicinedoctor.com.

WEDNESDAY, JULY 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.

THURSDAY, JULY 6

Ohra Yoga 200 Hour RYS Teacher Training – Deeply enrich yoga journey in this one of a kind experience.  Register now for Summer Session July 6-August 10. Saw Mill Club, 77 Kensico Dr.  Mt. Kisco. Info: contact Michelle 914.241.0797.

 

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

Cover-July-16-275The following events calendar appears in Natural Awakenings – Westchester, Putnam, Dutchess NY, June 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.

FRIDAY, JULY 1

Mother-Daughter Yoga Retreat – July 1-3. With Jamine Ackert and Remmy Ackert-Fraser. Perfect time for mothers to appreciate their daughters as they are now. Omega Institute, 150 Lake Dr, Rhinebeck. 877.944.2002. eOmega.org.

Hope for Dementia & Alzheimer’s – July 1-3. Conference for lay and professionals about breakthrough research, including patient turnarounds and what reversible factors to evaluate. $375. Omega Institute, Rhinebeck.877.944.2002. Register: eOmega.org.

SUNDAY, JULY 3

Meditation by Donation – 4-5pm. With Amy Benesch. Synchronicity, 1511 Rte 22, Brewster. RSVP: 845.363.1765, Info: SynchronicityNY.com.

MONDAY, JULY 4

Sun and Moon Kids Yoga Camp – 9am-noon, July 4-8. A comprehensive yoga practice for kids with Cristina Ortiz. $144. First Baptist Church of White Plains, 456 North St. Info/register: 914.217.9425.

WEDNESDAY, JULY 6

Awaken Gentle Flow Yoga – 9:30-10:30am. Four weeks. Postures will be in gradual steps, with focus on breathing and repetition. Restorative. Series $72/$80. 260 Stuyvesant Ave, Rye, 914.967.6080. Wainwright.org.

Reiki Circle – 7pm. Open to all attuned to Reiki Level l or higher. Opportunity to both share and receive healing energy of Reiki. $10 donation. Hands of Serenity Healing, 1129 Main St, Fishkill. Register: 845.896.1915. HandsOfSerenityHealing.com.

THURSDAY, JULY 7

Gentle Vinyasa Yoga – 9:30-10:30am. Four weeks. Emphasizing the connection between breath and movement, focusing on linking postures and alignment. $72/$80. 260 Stuyvesant Ave, Rye, 914.967.6080. Wainwright.org.

FRIDAY JULY 8

Wired for Love – July 8-10. With Stan Tatkin, PsyD, MFT and Tracey Boldemann-Tatkin, MA, MPA. Workshop for couples using proven principles. Couples discover a fundamental process for getting along. Omega Institute, 150 Lake Dr, Rhinebeck. 877.944.2002. eOmega.org.

Mediumship Circle – 7-8:30pm.With Carla Blaha. $40. 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. $15. The Temperance Center, 453 White Plains Rd, Ste 203, Eastchester. 914.793.2600. TheTemperanceCenter.com.

SATURDAY, JULY 9

A Plein-Air Painting Experience – 9am-4pm. One or two days. International Award Winning Artist. Learn to make stronger compositions. $250 one day. $350 two days. 260 Stuyvesant Ave, Rye, 914.967.6080. Wainwright.org.

Soul Play Saturday – 11:30am-4:30pm. Register by July 5. Future dates: Aug 13, Sept 10 and Oct 15. $75. Nurture the spirit at a retreat house in Cold Spring. See options for full weekend retreat: AwakenYourTrueEssence.com.

Sacred Living Series aka Paganism 101 – Noon-5pm. Two-part immersion series. For those beginning and looking to expand their spiritual life. $60 class. $100 both. DG Sanctuary. 2 Lagrange Ave, Poughkeepsie. 845.473.2206. DreamingGoddess.com.

Family Yoga for All Ages – 1:30-2:30pm. All levels family class will include postures for everyone. Opportunity for bonding with family while sharing the health and wellbeing that yoga brings. Somers Library. Must register: 914.232.5717. SomersLibrary.org.

SUNDAY, JULY 10

Revitalize Your Heart Chakra – July 10-15. With Hari Kirin Kaur Khalsa and Ajeet Kaur Khalsa, a mother-daughter team. Celebrate the healing power of yoga, chant and expressive arts. Omega Institute, 150 Lake Dr, Rhinebeck. 877.944.2002. eOmega.org.

Slow Medicine Café – 10am-12pm. Take part in a relaxing farm to table Sunday brunch at SunRaven, a tranquil healing environment. $25. Slow Medicine, 501 Guard Hill Rd, Bedford. 914.218.3113. SlowMedicine.org.

A Day of Healing Workshop – 10am-5pm. Karen Ransom and Sharon Johnston from One Light Healing Touch School teach scanning, radiant and color energy healing for healing oneself and others. $150. Six NCBTMB CEUS. Rhinebeck. Register: Karen 914.489.3559. RhinebeckBowenWork.com.

Working with Energy to Create the Life You Want – 10:30am-4:30pm. With Kathy Fitzgerald, energy clearing intuitive. Release energy blocking one from building healthy relationships and more. $180 registration. The Center for Health and Healing, Mt Kisco. 914.864.0462. Center4Healing.net.

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

Love Spells Workshop – Noon-2pm. With Angela Pizzarello. $40. Synchronicity, 1511 Rte 22, Brewster. RSVP: 845.363.1765. SynchronicityNY.com.

Restorative Yoga Teacher Training – 1-5pm.  With Puja Sue Flamm. half day training for yoga teachers, movement therapists and advanced students. $75. Quest Yoga Arts 11 E. Main St. Mt. Kisco.  Register/info: 914.241.9642. Questyogaarts.com
MONDAY, JULY 11

Slow Medicine for Men – A Men’s ongoing group that 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.

Sun and Moon Kids Yoga Camp – 9am-noon, July 11-15. A comprehensive yoga practice for kids with Cristina Ortiz. $180. First Baptist Church of White Plains, 456 North St. Info/register: 914.217.9425.

WEDNESDAY, JULY 13

Adult Guided Channeling/Meditation Group – 10-11am. 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.

Monthly BuddhaDharma Sangha – 7-8:30pm. With Derek Killeen, senior Buddhist teacher. Meditation instruction, practice and presentation on Buddhist meditation, insight. Discussion held. Refreshments served. $10 suggested. The Center for Health and Healing, Mt Kisco. 914.864.0462. Center4Healing.net.

Healing with the Angels: Angel Therapy and How it Works – 7:30-9pm. With Barbara Calvano. Deepen intuitive senses by connecting with the angels. Finger Lakes School of Massage, 272 N Bedford Rd, Mt Kisco. Register: 914.241.7363.

THURSDAY, JULY 14

Second Thursdays Reiki Circle – 7-8:30pm. With Jackie Muller, LCSW. $15. Inner Balance Studio, 1072 Rte 311, Patterson. Preregistration required, Info: InnerBalanceStudio.org.

Mid-Summer’s Night DreamTending – 7-9pm. Warren Falcon guides us through the process of the interpretation of dreams and a journey into the unconscious mind that produces them. $30. 501 Guard Hill Rd, Bedford. 914.218.3113. SlowMedicine.org.

FRIDAY, JULY 15

Gentle Restorative Yoga – 11am-12pm. Six weeks. Combining gentle movements with supportive passive poses that are calming. Emphasis on breathing and mindfulness techniques. $108/$120. 260 Stuyvesant Ave, Rye, 914.967.6080. Wainwright.org.

Community Reiki Circle – 7-8:45pm. With Beryl Hay and Deborah Fusco-Amjadi. A recognized Natural Healing System that supports body’s innate healing ability. Meet with like-minded souls. $20 suggested. 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. Info/RSVP: 845.363.1765. SynchronicityNY.com.

SATURDAY, JULY 16

Awaken to Mediumship and Open Channeling – With Ravenmoon and Shaman Elka Boren. $35. Synchronicity, 1511 Rte 22, Brewster. RSVP: 845.363.1765. SynchronicityNY.com.

SunRaven Garden Workshop on Herbs and Herbalism – 10am-12pm. Learn to blend and prepare herbs into health-promoting tisanes (teas), infusions and oils. $30. Optional lunch and garden hands-on option available. 501 Guard Hill Rd, Bedford. 914.218.3113. SlowMedicine.org.

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

Monthly Sound and Intuitive Healing Circle – 7-8:45pm. Led by Dorinda Gay. Instrumental sound and energy healing guided by love, joy and spirit. BYO instrument. $48 suggested. The Center for Health and Healing, Mt Kisco. 914.864.0462. Center4Healing.net.

SUNDAY, JULY 17

Free Family Yoga on The Lawn – 10:30am. Adult and child yoga class offered. Yoga with magnificent water views at the Wainwright House. 260 Stuyvesant Ave., Rye. Register: 914.967.6080. Info: Wainwright.org.

Reiki Master Teacher Class – 11am-5pm. Receive the Teacher Level activation, attunement and training manuals for all levels. Prerequisite: Master Practitioner Level Attunement. $475. DG Sanctuary. 2 Lagrange Ave, Poughkeepsie. 845.473.2206. DreamingGoddess.com.

Third Sunday Community Yoga – 11:30am-12:45pm. Admission by donation of personal care products for Pawling Community Resource Center. Inner Balance Studio, Patterson. Info: InnerBalanceStudio.org.

Plants Think: The Metaphysics of Organic Horticulture – 2-4pm. With Joan Carra. Tune into the amazing community of plants, earth and insects and realize they think, feel and communicate. Wainwright House, 260 Stuyvesant Ave, Rye. Info: 914.967.6080. PychicJoanCarra.net.

Restorative Workshop – 5-7pm. With Soledad Kaplan-Soriano. For everyone. Taking the time to relax is essential to health and well-being. $25 pre-registered, $30 day of. Quest Yoga Arts 11 E. Main St. Mt. Kisco.  Register/info: 914.241.9642. Questyogaarts.com

Introduction to Biofeedback – 5-6pm. Harry Campbell, published author and biofeedback specialist will explain how biofeedback works to reduce stress and improve overall health and well-being. Free. Hygeia Integrated Health, 3505 Hill Blvd, Ste K, Yorktown Hts. Register: 914.352.6116.

MONDAY, JULY 18

Get in the Game—Create Your Own Board Game – 4-5:30pm. Develop game concept and goal, write up rules, draw graphics and game cards. Craft game board. Basic supplies provided. 6th-9th grades. Somers Library. Must register: 914.232.5717. SomersLibrary.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, JULY 19

Children’s Pretzel Yoga Series – 5 Tuesdays: July 19, 26, August 2, 9, 16 from 4-4:30pm. Zen Garden Health Coaching & Yoga Studio’s 5 class children’s yoga series. Ages from 5-9 years. $150. 61 Lakeview Dr, Yorktown Heights. RSVP with Edit by July 15: 917.721.2529.

WEDNESDAY, JULY 20

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

THURSDAY, JULY 21

Tarot 101 – 7-10pm. With Lisa. Interactive workshop. Learn how to read tarot. $150. The Temperance Center, 453 White Plains Rd, Ste 203, Eastchester. Lisa: 914.527.3252 TheTemperanceCenter.com.

FRIDAY, JULY 22

Prosperity through Creativity – July 22-24. With John Perkins. Tap into one’s deepest creativity, honor passions and shapeshift ideas into reality. Omega Institute, 150 Lake Dr, Rhinebeck. 877.944.2002. eOmega.org.

Crystal Workshop – 7-9pm. With Psychic Medium Ravenmoon. $35. Synchronicity, 1511 Rte 22 Brewster. RSVP: 845.363.1765. Information: SynchronicityNY.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, JULY 23

Yoga for Lyme – Noon-2pm. With Janet Majeski Jemmott, RYT. Gentle movement, restorative postures, pranayama and guided meditation for those suffering from persistent, multi-systemic illness. $25 suggested. Inner Balance studio, 1072 Rte 311, Patterson. Preregister: 845.878.7800.

Monthly Shamanic Journey Class – 7-8:45pm. With Melanie Ryan. We journey for purpose of receiving clarity, guidance, wisdom and more. $48 suggested. Drop-ins welcome. The Center for Health and Healing, 4 Smith Ave, 2nd Flr, Mt Kisco. 914.864.0462. Center4Healing.net.

SUNDAY, JULY 24

Core Principles of Pilates – 11:30am-1pm. With Kate Petagine. Workshop covering the fundamentals of a mat Pilates practice. $25. Preregister: 845-878-7800. InnerBalanceStudio.org.

Free Family Yoga on The Lawn – 1:30pm. Adult and child yoga class offered. Yoga with magnificent water views at the Wainwright House. 260 Stuyvesant Ave., Rye. Register: 914.967.6080. Info: Wainwright.org.

Ditch the Sugar; Lose the Weight – 2-3:30pm. Learn to find hidden sugars in one’s diet and how to reduce sugar intake that affects mood, behavior and more. Free. Hygeia Integrated Health, Yorktown Hts. Register: 914.352.6116.

Healing the Dragon – 2-4pm. With Adam Kane. Discover one’s inner dragon and how to honor and heal it, creating closer harmony with this fiery warrior spirit. $25. DG Sanctuary, 2 Lagrange Ave, Poughkeepsie. 845.473.2206. DreamingGoddess.com.

Essential Yoga with Laura Jensen – 4-6pm.  Hip opening and backbending practice coupled with the Essential Oils of Peppermint, Frankincense, Wild Orange, to create spaciousness and freedom in the body. $30. Quest Yoga Arts 11 E. Main St. Mt. Kisco. Pre-Registered: questyogaarts.com or 914.241.9642.

MONDAY, JULY 25

Visionary Art Intensive – July 25-29. With Alex Grey and Allyson Grey. Five-day intensive to empower the process of bringing one’s heart’s iconography to outer form. Omega Institute, 150 Lake Dr, Rhinebeck. 877.944.2002. eOmega.org.

7 days Raw Plant Food Detox Challenge – July 25-31. One week of unadulterated food + gentle yoga + meditation.  Lose weight, gain energy and detoxify. $125. 61 Lakeview Dr, Yorktown Heights. RSVP with Edit by July 15: 917.721.2529.

Film: Catching the Sun – 6:30pm. Coffee and conversation with film starting at 7pm. Hosted by SunBlue Energy. Free. Warner Library, 121 N. Broadway, Tarrytown. Info: 914.631.7734. WarnerLibrary.org.

TUESDAY, JULY 26

Summer Institute: Find Your Park, Historic Site, Museum, Gain a Classroom – July 26-28. Workshops, field experiences and tours. Featuring: Andrés Henríquez. Registration required. Teaching the Hudson Valley, FDR Home/Library, Hyde Park. Debi Duke: 845.229.9116 x2035. TeachingtheHudsonValley.org.

Community Acupuncture – 6:30-7:30pm. $30. Last Tuesdays of the month. Experience the beneficial effects of acupuncture in a group setting. Hygeia Integrated Health, 3505 Hill Blvd, Ste K, Yorktown Hts. Info: 914.352.6116.

Herbal Magic Gathering – 6:30-7:30pm. 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. 845.473.2206. DreamingGoddess.com.

Eating Disorder Support Group – 7:30-8:30pm. Last Tues. Led by LCSW and Clinical Nutritionist. Discuss and resolve issues around relationships with food. Free. Hygeia Integrated Health, 3505 Hill Blvd, Ste K, Yorktown Hts. Info/register: 914.352.6116.

WEDNESDAY, JULY 27

Adult Guided Channeling/Meditation Group – 10-11am. 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.

THURSDAY, JULY 28

What is Collagen Powder? – 7-8:30pm. With Lisa. Learn the health benefits of collagen, how to make “gummy snacks.” $25. The Temperance Center, 453 White Plains Rd, Ste 203, Eastchester. Lisa: 914.527.3252. TheTemperanceCenter.com.

FRIDAY, JULY 29

Seeing the Dream – 7pm. Learn to hone in on manifesting and visualizing skills and create a multimedia vision board to keep our dreams front and center. $30. Hands of Serenity Healing, 1129 Main St, Fishkill. Register: 845.896.1915. HandsOfSerenityHealing.com.

SATURDAY, JULY 30

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

Family Reiki – Noon-5pm. Reiki I class. Learn history, uses and how it benefits ourselves, family and animal companions. Meditations, Level I attunement and practice time. Hands of Serenity Healing, 1129 Main St, Fishkill. Register/fee info: 845.896.1915. HandsOfSerenityHealing.com.

SUNDAY, JULY 31

Infant Massage for New Parents – 1-3pm. With Danielle Guillet. Learn infant massage techniques for parents or caregivers to enhance communication and bonding; to ease digestion and sleep patterns; to support healthy development. Baby-dolls supplied. $50. Quest Yoga Arts 11 E. Main St. Mt. Kisco. Pre-Registered: questyogaarts.com or 914.241.9642.

Meditation by Donation – 4-5pm. With Amy Benesch. Synchronicity, 1511 Rte 22, Brewster. RSVP: 845.363.1765, Info: SynchronicityNY.com.

Introduction to Acupuncture and Meditation – 5-6:30pm. Discussion and demonstration on benefits of acupuncture for stress reduction, digestive issues, emotional eating and addictive behaviors. $40. Hygeia Integrated Health, 3505 Hill Blvd, Ste K, Yorktown Hts. Register: 914.352.6116.

TUESDAY, AUGUST 2

Connecting to Spirit with Renowned Medium – 7-9pm. Joan Carra. Participants find comfort and closure by opening up the channel between the living and the dead. $55. Wainwright House, 260 Stuyvesant Ave, Rye. Register: 203.531.6387. PychicJoanCarra.net.

FRIDAY, AUGUST 5

Join The Conversation Circle: Death Is A Myth – 7-9:30pm. Led by Gail Hicks medium and minister. $50 advance. $60 door. Benefits Barbara Giordano Foundation. The Woman’s Club of Dobbs Ferry, 54 Clinton Ave. Dobbs Ferry. Register: 914.686.8002.

SATURDAY, AUGUST 6

Annual Butterfly Festival at Stony Kill – 11am-3pm. Rain date August 7. Education table, butterfly tent, master gardeners, children’s activities and vendors. Free. Stony Kill Farm, 79 Farmstead Lane, Wappingers Falls. Info: 845.831.3800. stonykill.org.

 

 

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