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

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

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

MONDAY, APRIL 1

Guided Meditation – 7-8pm. Mondays. With Amy Kaufman. Relax and unwind on a guided journey to the stillness within. $20. Golden Prana, 223 Katonah Ave, Katonah. Info: 914.984.3408. GoldenPrana.yoga.

Osteoporosis Awareness Group: Yoga for Osteoporosis – 7-9pm. Learn about the Fishman Method, a 12-position yoga sequence to help build bone density. Free. Burke Rehabilitation Hospital, 785 Mamaroneck Ave, corner Heatherbloom Rd, Bldg 4, White Plains. Info: Susan: 914.260.9339.

TUESDAY, APRIL 2

Beginner Restorative Yoga and Meditation – 9:30-10:45am. Tue. With Jennifer Llewellyn. Gently build strength, restore and meditate. $20. Golden Prana, 223 Katonah Ave, Katonah. Info: 914.984.3408. GoldenPrana.yoga.

Qi Gong – Apr 2, 9, 16 and 30. 10-11am. $15. Sandy Dutchess Yoga, 1575 Rte 376, Lynn Building at the corner of All Angels Hills Rd, Wappingers Falls. Register/class package info: 845.416.4598. Dutchess Yoga: 845.902.8206. EmpoweredByNature.net.

Westchester Land Trust Volunteer Mixer – 5:30-6:30pm. Rain date: Tues, Apr 9. Meet WLT staff and volunteers and learn about the different ways to support land conservation. Wine, beer and snacks will be served. 403 Harris Rd, Bedford Hills. Info: WestchesterLandTrust.org.

Kundalini Yoga and Meditation – 5:45-7:15pm. Tuesdays. With Priti Satya Kaur. A gentle way to end the day. Gain greater clarity and soul awareness. $25. Golden Prana, 223 Katonah Ave, Katonah. Info: 914.984.3408. GoldenPrana.yoga.

Qi Gong Classes – Apr 2, 9, 16 and 30. 6:30-7:30pm. $10. Sacred Space Healing Arts, 436 Main St, Beacon. Register: 845.416.4598. EmpoweredByNature.net.

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 3

Candlelight Yin Yoga – Apr 3,10th, 17, 24. 7-8:30pm. Increase circulation in the joints and improve flexibility in this gentle movement yoga class that enlightens the body, mind and spirit. $15. Universal Healing Arts Connection, 4 Crestview Ave, Cortlandt Manor.917.737.4325. UniversalHealingArts.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.

YERTS – 7:30-8:30pm. With Paul Narad. A simple non-strenuous exercise and relaxation program that combines yoga, exercises, reiki and tai chi. $20. Balance Wellness Studio, 1851 E Main, Rte 6, Mohegan Lake. 914.374.1471. Preregister online: BalanceOn6.com.

THURSDAY, APRIL 4

Hatha Yoga and Aromatherapy – 9:30-10:45am. Thursdays. With Rhodella Hughes. Back to basics with Hatha Yoga blended with the magic of essential oils. $20. Golden Prana, 223 Katonah Ave, Katonah. Info: 914.984.3408. GoldenPrana.yoga.

TED Talk: Environment: Global Warming & Climate Change – 1-3pm. With host Eugene Ritchie. TED Talk viewing, discussion and inspirational forum. “The Most Important Thing you can do to Fight Climate Change: Talk about It” and “100 Solutions to Reverse Global Warming.” Info: 914.232.5717. SomersLibrary.org.

New Moon Ceremony – 6:30-8:30pm. With Rocio La Rosa. A full moon is a powerful time to release things. Kuti Despacho to receive a cleansing through sound and the earth’s natural elements. $40. Universal Healing Arts Connection, 4 Crestview Ave, Cortlandt Manor. 917.737.4325. UniversalHealingArts.com.

FRIDAY, APRIL 5

Natural Way to Quit Sugar, Overeating, Smoking… – 6:30-7:30pm. Learn about a simple, effective method for quitting smoking, alcohol, sugar and more. 80 percent plus success. Simpler than most dare to believe. Free info session. Briarcliff location. 914.473.2015. QuitWithQuinn.com.

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

First Friday Open Mic – 7:30pm/doors open, sign in; 8pm/open mic. Spoken word. Light refreshments served. $5 donation. 5-min to share special talent. Studio 4 Life, 925 South St, Peekskil. Antonia Arts: 914.393.2382. AntoniaArts.org.

SATURDAY, APRIL 6

What is Ayurvedic Medicine and How Does it Compare with Western (Allopathic) Medicine? – 1-3pm. Free lecture with Dr. Somesh Kaushik, an Ayurvedic and Naturopathic physician. Ardsley Public Library, 9 American Legion Dr, Ardsley. Info: 914.693.66366; ardsleylibrary.org.

SUNDAY, APRIL 7

LifeForce Yoga Chakra Balancing Flow & Yoga Nidra – 11am-12:30pm. With Merrill Black. Gentle meditative flow using sounds, postures, hand gestures and restorative poses to balance chakras. Ending with yoga nidra. Limited space. $20. The Temperance Center, 453 White Plains Rd, Ste 203, Eastchester. 914.793.2600. TheTemperanceCenter.com.

MONDAY, APRIL 8

Lobby Series: An Evening of Chants and Songs to Heal, Inspire and Empower – 6:30pm/doors, 7pm/show. With Karen Drucker who sings, speaks and leads workshops at women’s retreats, mind-body-health conferences. $20 online. $25 door. United Palace, 4140 Broadway at 175th St, Manhattan. 212.568.6700. UPSpiritualArts.org.

Free Meditation Classes for Breast Cancer Survivors – April 8, 15, 22, 29 and May 6. 6:30-7:30pm. Develop tools to manage the physical and emotional side effects of a breast cancer diagnosis and meet other survivors. YWCA White Plains & Central Westchester, 515 North St, White Plains. Register: 914.949.6227 x208.

Adult BFRB Support Group – 7-8pm. With Merrill Black. Connect and share with others who have Trichotillomania/Dermatillomania and other body focused repetitive behaviors. Free. The Temperance Center, 453 White Plains Rd, Ste 203, Eastchester. 914.793.2600. TheTemperanceCenter.com.

TUESDAY, APRIL 9

What is Ayurvedic Medicine and How Does it Compare with Western (Allopathic) Medicine? – 6-8pm. Free lecture with Dr. Somesh Kaushik, an Ayurvedic and Naturopathic physician. Reed Memorial Library, 1733 Route 6, Carmel. Info: 845.225.2439; carmellibrary.org.

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 10

Ecological Design – 10am-Noon. Reimagine a new landscape design using the concept of native plant communities. CE-GRDN 2029, CLA-100. $55. Eti Katoni. #13176. Westchester Community College. Register: 914.606.6830 press 1. Sunywcc.edu.

Free Tai Chi Classes for Breast Cancer Survivors – Apr 10, 17, 24 and May 1, 8. 6:15-7:15pm. Whether newly diagnosed or post-treatment, getting regular exercise is important for continued health. YWCA White Plains & Central Westchester, 515 North St, White Plains. Register: 914.949.6227 x208.

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

THURSDAY, APRIL 11

What is Oral Facial MyoFunctional Therapy? – 7:30pm. With Judith Dember-Paige explaining how children’s facial and airway development are affected by pacifier use, thumb sucking and eating convenient soft processed foods. Free. Rye Free Reading Room, 1061 Boston Post Rd, Rye. HolisticMoms.org.

FRIDAY, APRIL 12

Curing Addiction from the Core: Quit with Quinn Info Session – 6:30-7:30pm. Learn about the unseen energy of addiction and how this simple, natural method can help one quit for good. Alcohol, smoking, sugar, behaviors. 80 percent plus success. Free. Briarcliff location. 914.473.2015. QuitWithQuinn.com.

SATURDAY, APRIL 13

Qi Revolution – April 13-15. With Qigong practitioner Jeff Primack and 20 other instructors. Three-day training; the largest qigong event in North America. $199. Advance registration required. Amber Room Colonnade, 1 Stacey Rd., Danbury, CT. Infp: 800.298.8970 or QiRevolution.com.

Dutchess Heart Walk – Heart Walks fund the AHA’s research and awareness programs. Participants can join as individuals or as a team. Dutchess Community College. Info: 2.heart.org.

Easter Egg Hunt at Harvest Moon – April 13, 14, 19 & 20. Includes kids egg hunt, carton for collecting eggs, visit with the Easter Bunny and souvenir. $15. Hayrides, pony rides, the bounce house and food from the grill offered weather permitting and at an additional charge. 130 Hardscrabble Rd, North Salem. Preregistration required: harvestmoonfarmandorchard.com.

Great Saw Mill River Cleanup – 10am-1pm. Join Groundwork Hudson Valley for the 10th Great Saw Mill River Cleanup and celebrate Earth Day with this cleanup at multiple sites along the river. Multiple locations in Westchester. Info, Sophie Niesciur: 914.375.2151. TinyUrl.com/yxgynhk4.

SUNDAY, APRIL 14

Great Saw Mill River Cleanup – 10am-1pm. Join Groundwork Hudson Valley for the 10th Great Saw Mill River Cleanup and celebrate Earth Day with this cleanup along the river. Liberty Coca Cola Distribution Center, 115 Fairview Park Dr, Elmsford. Info, Sophie Niesciur: 914.375.2151. TinyUrl.com/y3hv3v4o.

Great Green Eggstravaganza – 11am-3pm. A day of egg-themed activities, including environmentally friendly egg hunt. Make seasonal crafts, meet animals and join naturalist to discover signs of spring throughout property. $5-$15. The Nature Center, 99 Dromore Rd, Scarsdale. Info: 914.723.3470. GreenburghNatureCenter.org.

MONDAY, APRIL 15

What is Ayurvedic Medicine and How Does it Compare with Western (Allopathic) Medicine? – 7-9pm. Free lecture with Dr. Somesh Kaushik, an Ayurvedic and Naturopathic physician. Pelham Public Library, 530 Colonial Ave, Pelham. Info:  914.738.1234; pelhamlibrary.org.

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

TUESDAY, APRIL 16

Bionutrient Food Association Meeting – 5:30-7:30pm. With Doug DeCandia and Ellen Best. For local growers, gardeners and those interested in improving the quality of foods, which is the mission of BFA, through regenerative farming practices. Sugar Hill Farm. Info: WestchesterLandTrust.org.

Trance Writing the Healing Journey – 6:30/networking begins; 7-8:30pm/meeting. With Kristin Prevallet Westchester Holistic Network. WHN members and first-timers free. $10 repeat nonmembers. Ixchel Center, Hartsdale Register: WestchesterHolisticNetwork.org.

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 17

Yin Yoga & Meditation – 7-8pm. With Maria Polhemus. Quiet and calm mind and body. $4. Pawling Library, 11 Broad St, Pawling. 845.855.3444. PawlingLibrary.org.

Identifying Ferns of the Northeast – 7-9:30pm. Learn the distinguishing characteristics of the 30 most common ferns native to the region. CE-GRDN 2053, KNC-3. $65 plus $5 materials fee, payable to instructor. Michael Penziner. #13177. Westchester Community College. Register: 914.606.6830 press 1. Sunywcc.edu.

THURSDAY, APRIL 18

Lunar Gong Bath Full Moon in Scorpio – 7-9pm. Kundalini yoga, meditation and short astrology talk to align the inner self with astrological energies. Release and renew with healing sounds of the gong. $25. Golden Prana, 223 Katonah Ave, Katonah. Info: 914.984.3408. GoldenPrana.yoga.

FRIDAY, APRIL 19

Quit Alcohol Simply and Permanently – 6:30-7:30pm. Learn about Quit with Quinn: helping people overcome alcohol, smoking, sugar and other addictions more easily than they ever thought possible. 80 percent plus success. Free info session. Briarcliff location. 914.473.2015. QuitWithQuinn.com.

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

MONDAY, APRIL 22

Earth Day Despacho – 2-5pm. With Rocio La Rosa. Together families will create a gratitude and prayer bundle for Earth Day. $30 adults. Kids ages 8 and up free. Universal Healing Arts Connection. 4 Crestview Ave, Cortlandt Manor.917.737.4325. UniversalHealingArts.com.

TUESDAY, APRIL 23

What is Ayurvedic Medicine and How Does it Compare with Western (Allopathic) Medicine? – 6-8pm. Free lecture with Dr. Somesh Kaushik, an Ayurvedic and Naturopathic physician. Desmond-Fish Library, 472 NY 403, Garrison. Info: 845.424.3020; desmondfishlibrary.org

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 24

Sound Experience for your Body, Mind and Soul – 7-8:30pm. With Cristina Reyes-Schleifer. Immerse oneself in the soothing waves of sound. Free. Pawling Library, 11 Broad St, Pawling. 845.855.3444. PawlingLibrary.org.

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

FRIDAY, APRIL 26

Natural Way to Quit Sugar, Overeating, Smoking… – 6:30-7:30pm. Learn about a simple, effective method for quitting smoking, alcohol, sugar and more. 80 percent plus success. Simpler than most dare to believe. Free info session. Briarcliff location. 914.473.2015. QuitWithQuinn.com.

Group Healing: You Owe it to Yourself – 7:30-9pm. With Gene Krackehl. Relax in a zero-gravity chair and listen to music to take away stress and heal with healing energy and guidance. $60. Universal Healing Arts Connection, 4 Crestview Ave, Cortlandt Manor.917.737.4325. UniversalHealingArts.com.

SATURDAY, APRIL 27

Earth Day of Action at Otter Creek Preserve – 9am-3pm. Join WLT’s Stewardship team while protecting and caring for the land at the preserve. Help to build bog bridges, plant wildflowers and beautify the landscape. 403 Harris Rd, Bedford Hills. Info: WestchesterLandTrust.org.

World Tai Chi and Qigong Day 2019 – 9:30am/group Qigong meditation; 10am/Tai Chi form. Qigong includes wellness stretching. Tai Chi continues the worldwide circle of energy. Free. In Balance 2505 Carmel Ave, Rte 6, near Drewville Rd, Brewster. InBalanceTaiChi.com.

20th Annual Native Plant Sale – 10am-1pm. The Native Plant Center celebrates its annual sale. Free admission. The Native Plant Center at Westchester Community College, 75 Grasslands Rd, Valhalla. Info: 914.606.7870. NativePlantCenter.org.

Healing with CranioSacral Therapy – 2-4pm. With Joy Matalon. The Center For Health and Healing, 4 Smith Ave, Mt Kisco. Early bird $35 by 3/27. $40 thereafter. Register: 914.864.0462. Center4Healing.net.

Soul to Soul Healing – 6:30-8:30pm. With Rocio La Rosa. Using sounds and offerings, an opportunity to heal old wounds, emotions and situations with both the living and those who have crossed over. $40. Universal Healing Arts Connection, 4 Crestview Ave, Cortlandt Manor. 917.737.4325. UniversalHealingArts.com.

SUNDAY, APRIL 28

Putnam Heart Walk – Heart Walks fund the AHA’s research and awareness programs. Participants can join as individuals or as a team. Brewster High School. Info: PutnamHeartWalk.org.

Monthly Yoga Nidra – 10-11am. With Claudia Gukeisen. Guided meditation to relax and restore for balance. $20. Mt Kisco. 914.673.3313. Center4Healing.net.

Awaken Wellness Fair – 10am-5pm. Featuring speakers, healers, vendors and readers, 125 plus exhibitors, 1000 guests. Exhibitor spots available. Double Tree Hotel, Tarrytown. Tickets/info: AwakenFair.com.

Interfaith Sundays at The Chapel at Croton Falls – 10:30am-12noon. With Melanie Gambino, Interfaith Minister. All welcome. Refreshments to follow. 609, Rt. 22, Croton Falls. (Next to the Schoolhouse Theater.) Parking across street. Info: chapelatcrotonfalls.org.

Discovering Angels Class: Meet your Zodiac Guardian – Noon-2pm. With Pamela Landolt. $40. P3 Health & Wellness Shop, 181 S Plank Rd, Newburgh. Info/registration: 914.204.1323.

Earth Week Celebration – Noon-4pm. A day of volunteer projects and workshops to learn ways to care for the Earth, including beekeeping and composting. Arrive early for Yoga class at 10:30am. Free. Info: 914.723.3470. GreenburghNatureCenter.org.

Open Heart Conversations: Science and Spirituality – 3pm. With Dr. Jude Currivan. What if everything known about reality is about to be transformed? What if science finally catches up with universal spiritual truths? $6. Space limited. United Palace, 4140 Broadway at 175th St, Manhattan. 212.568.6700. UPSpiritualArts.org.

SATURDAY, MAY 4

Riverkeeper Sweep – Clean up trash, plant trees and grasses and maintain waterfront parks up and down the Hudson Valley. Volunteers will receive information and opportunities to advocate on issues such as banning plastic bags and straws in New York State. Info: Riverkeeper.org/sweep.

Shamanic Reiki Trainings: Level One – May 4-5. With Claudia Gukeisen. Level Two: June 22-23. Izlind Integrative Wellness Center, Rhinebeck. Info/Register: 914.673.3313. Izlind.com.

Earth Day of Action: Part Two at Otter Creek Preserve – 9am-1pm. Join WLT’s Stewardship team while protecting and caring for the land at the preserve. Help to build bog bridges, plant wildflowers and beautify the landscape. 403 Harris Rd, Bedford Hills. Info: WestchesterLandTrust.org.

Reiki 1 Class – May 4-5. 1-5pm both days. With Anne Bentzen. Learn foundation skills for self-healing and treating others. Receive four attunements, manual and certificate. $250. Early bird by Apr 30 $200. Armonk. Register: 914.588.4079. Balancing4Life.com.

TUESDAY, MAY 7

Guided Mindfulness Nature Walk at Pine Croft Meadow Preserve – 10am-Noon. Rain Date: May 8. With Betty Sue Hanson. Skillful guidance to help participants activate their bodies, improving concentration and reducing stress. 403 Harris Rd, Bedford Hills. Info: WestchesterLandTrust.org.

 

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

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

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

UPCOMING EVENTS
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SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 1

How Not to Take Your Nutritional Supplements – Ask The BloodDetective is a show hosted by Dr. Michael Wald covering disease prevention, health maintenance and other cutting edge natural health topics. Free. prn.fm.

Ayurveda and Yoga: The Health Connection – 3-5pm. Dr. Somesh Kaushik, an Ayurvedic and Naturopathic physician, presents a free lecture. Free Dosha readings to the first six people who RSVP. Iyengar Yoga: Scarsdale/Greenwich, 75 Brewster Rd, Scarsdale. 914.629.1994; IyengarYogaScarsdale.com.

TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 4

Love and Forgiveness Power Point Presentation – 6:30-7:30pm. With Champa Patel. Love is positive virtue without emotional pain and makes forgiveness achievable. Look at how to waken capacity to love. Free. Brahma Kumaris World Spiritual Organization, E Fishkill. Info: 845.345.4831.

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

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 5

Sunset Yoga in the Park – 5:45-7pm. Enjoy yoga and the beautiful setting of Kensico Dam Plaza. BYO mat or towel. Free. All levels. Kensico Dam Plaza, Valhalla. Info: 914.231.4033. thewpf.com.

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 7

The Natural Life Business Partnership Hosted by Dr. Kaushik’s Ayurvedic and Naturopathic Clinic – 6-8pm. NLBP is a national member-based professional development organization for holistic, spiritual and earth-centered businesses. DKANC, 792 Rte 35, Cross River. 914.975.9088. Drkaushik.com. Info: TheNaturalLife.org.

Detoxifying Your Mind with Raja Yoga Meditation – 6:30-7:30pm. There are effects of thoughts on the body. Learn how to teach the mind to have positive thoughts through meditation. Brahma Kumaris World Spiritual Organization, E Fishkill. Info: 845.345.4831.

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 8

River Spirit Music & Arts Festival – Noon-10pm. features 19 acts on two stages, spanning the musical spectrum, kids’ zone, crafts, food, a wine garden and beer tent, vendors, social action and community booths, a bike corral, and a zero-waste program. $35-$10. Kids under 6 free. Tickets:  RiverSpiritFestival.com.

Drumming Play for Mental/Emotional Wellness – 2-4pm. With Dorinda Gay. Let go of responsibilities and mental/emotional overload. This experiential workshop will show a powerful way to rebalance and renew with music and play. $40. Center4Healing.net.

Family Farm Festival at Stuart’s Fruit Farm – 4-7pm. Rain date Sept 9. Live music, food trucks and craft beer and cider, sack races, corn hole, corn maze and hayrides. Bring a picnic baskets or purchase food and drinks. Free. Somers. Info: WestchesterLandTrust.org.

Malabsorption Madness! The Malabsorption-Malnutrition Disease Connection – Ask The BloodDetective is a show hosted by Dr. Michael Wald covering disease prevention, health maintenance and other cutting edge natural health topics. Free. prn.fm.

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 9

Bicycle Sunday – Sept 9, 16, 23, 30. 10am-2pm. The Bronx River Parkway closes to vehicular traffic from the Westchester County Center in White Plains to Scarsdale Road in Yonkers for the exclusive use of bicyclists, walkers, runners and those with scooters and strollers. Rain cancels. Info: 914.995.4050. Parks.WestchesterGov.com.

6th Annual Superhero 5K and Kids Fun Run – Registration starts at 8am. Participants are encouraged to dress like their favorite superheroes and run or walk to raise money for Hudson Valley families battling cancer. Free. James Baird State Park in Pleasant Valley. Sparrow’s Nest: 845.204.9421.

Diamond-Dart Meridian Sequence Workshop – 2-4pm. With Judith Muir and Karla Booth. Learn a profoundly healing modality that balances the body as it evolves and flows into a rhythmic, dance-like meditation. $50. The Living Seed, 521 Main St, New Paltz. Info: Judith Muir at 845.677.5871 or JudithMuir.com.

TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 11

Westchester Holistic Network: A practical approach to Spirituality: Reiki Fusion – 6:30pm/networking begins; 7-8:30pm/meeting. Free: WHN members and first-timers. $10 repeat nonmembers. Ixchel Center, Hartsdale. Register: WestchesterHolisticNetwork.org.

Free Tai Chi for Breast Cancer Survivors – Sept 11, 18, 25, Oct 2, 9. 7:15-8:15pm. Develop tools to manage the physical and emotional side effects of treatment and meet other women with breast cancer. YWCA White Plains & Central Westchester, 515 North St, White Plains. Register: 914.949.6227 x208.

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 12

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

Free Meditation for Breast Cancer Survivors – Sept 12, 19, 26, Oct 3, 10. 7:15-8:15pm. Develop tools to manage the physical and emotional side effects of treatment and meet other women with breast cancer. YWCA White Plains & Central Westchester, 515 North St, White Plains. Register: 914.949.6227 x208.

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

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

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 14

Doga Friday – 7-8:15pm.Yoga with dogs, all level vinyasa flow to benefit the SPCA. $25. Karma Road Yoga, 1250 Pleasantville Rd, Briarcliff Manor. Info, Betsy Egan: 914.382.6733. KarmaRoadYoga.com.

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

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 15

Yonkers Riverfest – Noon-7pm. Rain-or-shine. Features more than 100 vendors selling food, clothing, and other items; a kids’ carnival; and an artist pavilion showcasing more than 20 local artists. Hudson riverfront along Main Street and Buena Vista Avenue. Free. Info: YonkersRiverFest.org.

Manifesting Joy Workshop – Noon-2pm. Led by Ishvara Das. Guided meditation, chanting, visualization, consciousness and spiritual healing. Build and deepen spiritual practice. $30. Devotion Yoga, 2055 Albany Post Rd, Croton on Hudson. 914.930.7707. Register: DailyDevotionYoga.com under events tab.

Healthy Sleep Workshop – 1:30-2:15pm. With Millie. Explore challenges to getting good sleep and strategize simple ways to improve its quantity and quality. $15. Balance Wellness Studio 1851 E Main St (Rte 6) Mohegan Lake. Must RSVP: 914.374.1471. BalanceOn6.com.

Healing with CranioSacral Therapy – 2-4pm. With Joy Matalon. Bodies and minds store residual effects of stress and trauma. CranioSacral therapy works through the nervous system to release tension and trauma, bringing healing to acute and chronic pain. $40. Center4Healing.net.

The All-Disease – Heart Disease Connection – Does Everyone Have Heart Or Blood Vessel Disease? – Ask The BloodDetective is a show hosted by Dr. Michael Wald covering disease prevention, health maintenance and other cutting edge natural health topics. Free. prn.fm.

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 16

Interfaith Sundays at The Chapel at Croton Falls – 10:30am-12noon. Celebrating the U.N. International Day of Peace and annual Chapel Peace Pole re-dedication. All welcome. Refreshments follow. The Chapel at Croton Falls, 609, Rt. 22, Croton Falls. ChapelatCrotonFalls.org.

Sensitive Soulful Women’s Embodiment Series – 3-5pm. Eight-session series. Embody sensitive and empathic gifts; learn tools for energy management, self-trust and self-love practices. $333 or $48/session requiring 24 hour preregistration. Soulauras, 510 N State Rd, Briarcliff. Info: DanaCanneto.com.

MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 17

Four Class Series – Qi Gong for Wellness – Sept 17, 24, Oct 2 and 15. 10:30-11:45am. $109.  Kingston Campus – Ulster County Community College, 94 Mary’s Ave.Info: SunyUlster.edu/ce.

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

TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 18

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

The Spirit Salon at Katonah SPACE – 7-9pm. With Rev. Deborah Moldow, Interfaith Minister. Discussion on the topic of “Courage.”  A safe space to dive deeply into a different issue each month from a spiritual perspective. Free. Katonah United Methodist Church, 44 Edgemont Rd, Katonah.

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 19

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

Ho’Oponopono Workshop – 7-8:30pm. Led by Kathy Unger. Hawaiian Shamanic healing methods. Make dramatic changes in life by releasing blocks and allowing for greater connection to others. $30. Devotion Yoga, 2055 Albany Post Rd. Croton on Hudson. 914.930.7707. Register: DailyDevotionYoga.com under events tab.

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

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 21

International Day of Peace Meditation – 10-11:30am. Pritam Bani Kaur leads a special mediation class focused on inner and world peace. All levels. Suggested donation $20. Devotion Yoga, 2055 Albany Post Rd, Croton on Hudson. 914.930.7707. DailyDevotionYoga.com.

Learn to Feng Shui for Your Home – 7-9pm. With Savannah . $35. Synchronicity, 1511 Rte 22, Brewster. RSVP: 845.363.1765. Info: SynchronicityNY.com.

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

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 22

Outdoor Grass Volleyball Tournament – 8:30am-7pm. Coed grass tournament. Registration and fees required. Rain date: Sept 23. Tibbetts Brook Park, Yonkers. 914.231.2865. Info/registration, Beth: 914.231.4645. Parks.WestchesterGov.com.

The Feminine Second Spring – Evolving with Grace, Vitality and Beauty through Perimenopause and Menopause – 10am-1pm. $40. Desmond Campus, Mount Saint Mary College, 6 Albany Post Rd, Newburgh. 845.565.2076. Register Online: msmc.edu/communityed.

Shamanic Reiki TrainingLevel One – Sept 22-23. 10am-5pm. With Melanie Ryan. Learn to weave reiki and Shamanism. Harness this powerful healing energy, in deep connection with nature itself and channel this energy to oneself and others. $435. Center4Healing.net.

Intro to Yoga & Meditation for Total Beginner Workshop – 11am-1pm. With Ann. For those new to yoga. Yoga styles, asana, breath-work, props, chairs, guided meditation, savasana. Limited space. $45. The Temperance Center, 453 White Plains Rd, Ste 203, Eastchester. Must preregister/prepay: 914.793.2600. TheTemperanceCenter.com.

Light on Ganesha – 1:30-4:30pm. Explore the rich teachings and symbolism of the elephant deity, remover of obstacles. With Todd Norian. $45 members. $65 nonmembers in advance. The Yoga Studio, Club Fit, 584 N State Rd, Briarcliff Manor. Info, Audrey Brooks: 914.582.7816. ytayoga.com.

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 23

Angel Class – Join Pamela Landolt, author of Discovering Angels for a one-hour free class about angels. Hudson Valley Holistic Market’s Embracing Autumn Spiritual/Metaphysical Fair, Locust Grove, Poughkeepsie. Info: Pam 914.204.1323.

Fall Farm Fest – 10am-4pm. Healthy fun for the whole family. Local artisan vendors, feed the chickens, pumpkin patch, live music and more. $3 admission. Free: children under five. 1311 Kitchawan Rd (Rte 134), Ossining. FableFoods.com/farmfest.

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

The Healer’s Circle – 2-3:30pm. With Mary Ellen O’Brien. Powerful two-month program for healers to fully own their gifts and amplify their service. Four group meetings/four individual sessions. Includes Sundays: Oct 7, 21 and Nov 4. Cold Spring Retreat House. AwakenYourTrueEssence.com.

Fall Equinox Healing Night – 4:30-6:30pm. With Merrill Black. Yoga, chanting, meditation, mudras, grounding and self-expression. $30. The Temperance Center, 453 White Plains Rd, Ste 203, Eastchester. 914.793.2600. TheTemperanceCenter.com.

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 26

The Healer’s Circle – 10-11:30am. With Mary Ellen O’Brien. Powerful two-month program for healers to fully own their gifts and amplify their service. Four group meetings/four individual sessions. Includes Oct 10, 24 and Nov 7. Cold Spring Retreat House. AwakenYourTrueEssence.com.

How to Meditate – 10:30am-Noon. With Melanie Ryan. Six workshop-style classes based upon the book How to Meditate by Ani Pema Chodron. Meditation instruction, presentations, posture, working with breath and cultivating an attitude of unconditional friendliness. $210. Center4Healing.net.

Yoga Nidra & Reiki Healing Circle – 7-9pm. Led by Kathy Unger. Relax and heal within a circle creating harmony and bliss within mind, body and spirit. $30. Devotion Yoga, 2055 Albany Post Rd, Croton on Hudson. 914.930.7707. Register: DailyDevotionYoga.com under events tab.

White Plains Savvy Women’s Alliance – 6:30 p.m., at the White Plains Library. The nonprofit organization educates and empowers women to take nontoxic living mainstream. Info: SavvyWomensAlliance.org.

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

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 27

Hope for Lyme Disease – 7:30pm. Acupuncturist and Chinese Herbalist, Perry Levenson discusses his “Uprooting Lyme” approach, that supports the natural healing process for alleviating Lyme and other chronic diseases. Rye Free Reading Room, 1061 Boston Post Rd, Rye.

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 28

Pilates at The Pillow: The New Science and Lost Art of Joe’s Work – Sept 28-30. With Terianne Neden and Sean Gallagher. Weekend immersion course. $1,100. Jacob’s Pillow, 358 George Carter Rd, Beckett, MA. Info: Elaine 845.876.5686, RhinebeckPilates.com.

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

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 29

Introduction to Ayurveda – The Wisdom of Life – 10am-1pm. $39. UCCC Kingston, 94 St. Mary’s Ave. Info: SunyUlster.edu/ce.

57th annual Armonk Outdoor Art Show – 10am-5pm. Sept 29 & 30. Rain or shine. Features 185 juried artists, musical entertainment and free art activities for all ages. Food, craft beer and wine. $12. Children under 18 free.  205 Business Park Dr, Armonk. Tickets: ArmonkOutdoorArtShow.org.

Open House at Karma Road Yoga – Noon-8pm. Free Yoga classes, crafts, children’s activities light refreshments and more. Karma Road Yoga, 1250 Pleasantville Rd, Briarcliff Manor. Info, Betsy: 914.382-6733. KarmaRoadYoga.com.

Crystal & Sound Healing Workshop – 1-3pm. Co-led by Rosemary B. Lasher & Betty Sue Hanson. Relax and heal while surrounded in a crystal grid, immersed in the peaceful sound of the crystal harp. $75. Devotion Yoga, 2055 Albany Post Rd, Croton on Hudson. Preregistration required: 914.930.7707. Register: DailyDevotionYoga.com under events tab.

Intro to Rohan – 6-8pm. With Michael Rosenbaum. How to go into the energy of the chakras and transform mental and emotional blockages stored in the unconscious mind. $20. Synchronicity, 1511 Rte 22, Brewster. RSVP: 845.363.1765. SynchronicityNY.com.

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 30

Introduction to Crystals 101 – 11:30am-1:30pm. With Lisa Salvatore. Crystals to use for healing, how to cleanse/charge crystals and choose crystal to take home. $45. The Temperance Center, 453 White Plains Rd, Ste 203, Eastchester. 914.793.2600. TheTemperanceCenter.com.

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 3

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

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

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 6

Shamanic Reiki Hearth Circle – 5:30-7pm. With Melanie Ryan. Circle involving group healing, shamanic journeys and sacred earth honoring teachings and practices. 70 percent of proceeds go to supporting indigenous projects. Open to all. $20 cash at door. Center4Healing.net.

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 7

ANNUAL SUPPORT-A-WALK – 9am. Presented by Support Connection bringing help and hope to people fighting breast and ovarian cancer. Info: 914.962.6402; supportconnection.org

 

 

 

 

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

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

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

 

UPCOMING EVENTS
Please call ahead to confirm event details.

THURSDAY, MARCH 1

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

FRIDAY, MARCH 2

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

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

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

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

SATURDAY, MARCH 3

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

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

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

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

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

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

 

SUNDAY, MARCH 4

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

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

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

MONDAY, MARCH 5

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

TUESDAY, MARCH 6

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

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

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

FRIDAY, MARCH 9

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

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

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

SATURDAY, MARCH 10

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

SUNDAY, MARCH 11

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

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

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

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

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

MONDAY, MARCH 12

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

TUESDAY, MARCH 13

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

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 14

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

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

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

THURSDAY, MARCH 15

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

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

FRIDAY, MARCH 16

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

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

SATURDAY, MARCH 17

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

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

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

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

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

SUNDAY, MARCH 18

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

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

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

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

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

MONDAY, MARCH 19

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

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

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 21

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

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

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

THURSDAY, MARCH 22

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

FRIDAY, MARCH 23

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

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

SATURDAY, MARCH 24

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

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

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

SUNDAY, MARCH 25

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

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

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

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

TUESDAY, MARCH 27

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

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 28

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

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

FRIDAY, MARCH 30

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

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

SATURDAY, MARCH 31

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

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 4

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

SATURDAY, APRIL 7

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

 

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

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

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

UPCOMING EVENTS
Please call ahead to confirm event details.

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 1

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

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

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

SATURDAY, DECEMBER 2

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

SUNDAY, DECEMBER 3

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

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

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

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

MONDAY, DECEMBER 4

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

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

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

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

TUESDAY, DECEMBER 5

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

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

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

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

WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 6

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

THURSDAY, DECEMBER 7

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

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

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

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

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 8

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

SATURDAY, DECEMBER 9

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

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

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

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

SUNDAY, DECEMBER 10

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

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

MONDAY, DECEMBER 11

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

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

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

TUESDAY, DECEMBER 12

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

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

WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 13

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

THURSDAY, DECEMBER 14

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

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

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

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 15

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

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

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

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

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

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

SUNDAY, DECEMBER 17

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

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

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

MONDAY, DECEMBER 18

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

TUESDAY, DECEMBER 19

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

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

WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 20

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

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

THURSDAY, DECEMBER 21

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

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

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

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 22

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

MONDAY, DECEMBER 25

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

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 29

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

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

SATURDAY, DECEMBER 30

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

SUNDAY, DECEMBER 31

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

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

THURSDAY, JANUARY 4

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

FRIDAY, JANUARY 5

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

 

 

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

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SATURDAY, JUNE 1

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

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

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

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

SUNDAY, JUNE 2

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

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

MONDAY, JUNE 3

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

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

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

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

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 5

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

TUESDAY, JUNE 11

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

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 12

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

FRIDAY, JUNE 14

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

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

SATURDAY, JUNE 15

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

TUESDAY, JUNE 18

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

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 19

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

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

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

FRIDAY, JUNE 21

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

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

SATURDAY, JUNE 22

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

SUNDAY, JUNE 23

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

MONDAY, JUNE 24

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

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 26

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

FRIDAY, JUNE 28

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

SATURDAY, JUNE 29

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

FRIDAY, JULY 5

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

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