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

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

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

WEDNESDAY, MAY 1

Balanced Living 30 Day Program – Program that provides access to a team of coaches to help participants reach wellness goals using the three pillars of nutrition, fitness and mindfulness.  Balance Wellness Studio, 1851 E Main St, Rte 6, Mohegan Lake. 914.374.1471. BalanceOn6.com.

Free Lecture: What is Ayurvedic Medicine and How Does it Compare with Western (Allopathic) Medicine? – 6-8pm. With Dr. Somesh Kaushik, an Ayurvedic and Naturopathic physician. Mamaroneck Library, 136 Prospect Ave, Mamaroneckk. 914.698.1250. MamaroneckLibrary.org.

Candlelight Yin Yoga – May 1, 7, 14, 21 and 28. 7-8:30pm. Increases circulation in the joints and improves flexibility. Gentle movement yoga class that enlightens the body, mind and spirit. $15. Mats free of charge. Universal Healing Arts Connection, 4 Crestview Ave, Cortlandt Manor. 917.737.4325. UniversalHealingArts.com.

THURSDAY, MAY 2

Hatha Yoga and Aromatherapy – May 2, 16, 23 and 30. 9:30-10:45am. With Rhodella Hughes. Back to basics with hatha yoga blended with the magic of essential oils. $20. Golden Prana, 223 Katonah Ave. Katonah. 914.984.3408.| GoldenPrana.yoga.

FRIDAY, MAY 3

Community Acupuncture & Massage Clinic – 2-6:30pm. Includes modified acupuncture treatment in a group setting, guided meditation, mindful stretching, complimentary detox tea and relaxing music. $30-$50. Pellegrino Healing Center, 4307 Albany Post Rd, Hyde Park. Info: 845.233.5672. PellegrinoHealingCenter.com.

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.

Past Life Regression – 7:30-9pm. With Gene Krackhel. Explore the possibility of one’s past lives and how they are affecting present day living. $30. Universal Healing Arts Connection. 4 Crestview Ave, Cortlandt Manor. 917.737.4325. UniversalHealingArts.com.

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.

Farm Fest & Plant Sale – 9am-3pm. Meet farmers, explore the discovery garden, live music and free PFP-grown popcorn, vendors, craft farmer’s market and 100 varieties of vegetables, flowers and herbs plants for sale. 51 Vassar Farms Ln, Poughkeepsie. Info: FarmProject.org/farm-fest.

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.

Dog Walk and Pet Fair – 10am-2pm. SPCA of Westchester hosts. Scenic 2.5-mile path for people and canine buddies, vendor village, refreshments, kids’ games, face painting, photo booth and dog agility demos. FDR State Park, 2957 Crompond Rd, Yorktown Heights. Info: 914.941.2896 ext. 54, spca914.org.

An Afternoon of Literary Delight – 10am/Ribbon Cutting New Creations Gift Shop; Noon-4/meet with local authors and celebrate the anniversary. New Creations Gift Shop,1042 Main St, Fishkill. Info: 845.765.8578.

Picketing of Cricket Valley Energy Center – 11am-Noon. Non-violent, non-confrontational. 2241 Rte 22, Dover Plains. More info: 845.728.8031. Visit Stop Cricket Valley Energy on Facebook.

Belly Dancing Class – May 4, 11, 18, 25. 11:30am-12:30pm. Presented by Liz Ford. Discover the magic and mystery of belly dancing. For every age, no dance experience necessary. $48, four classes. $15 drop-in. Universal Healing Arts Connection. 4 Crestview Ave, Cortlandt Manor.917.737.4325. UniversalHealingArts.com.

Free Lecture: Ayurveda, the Spring Season and Heart Health – 1-3pm. With Dr. Somesh Kaushik, an Ayurvedic and Naturopathic physician. Tovamiyoga, 112 W Boston Post Rd, Mamaroneck. 914.618.4887. Tovamiyoga.com.

Reiki 1 Class – May 4-5. 1-5pm/both days. Eight hour Usui Reiki 1 class with Anne Bentzen. Learn foundation skills for self-healing and treating others. Receive four attunements, manual and certificate. $250. Register: 914.588.4079. Balancing4Life.com.

5Rhythms Family Dance Event – 2-3:30pm. Led by Stephanie Diamond. Dance, move and shake with the 5Rhythms dance map. All ages and family structures welcome. $25 per family. Ascend Center, 75 Main St, Cold Spring. HudsonValley5Rhythms.com.

SUNDAY, MAY 5

Blessing Our Sacred Places: An Interfaith Celebration at Innisfree Garden – 10:30am-12noon. Music, readings, and a blessing of fields and seeds. Chef John Lekic and Farmers & Chefs Food Truck. Free, $8 donation/adult suggested. 362 Tyrrel Road, Millbrook. Info: Rev. Dr. Mathew Calkins 845.677.3064, Innisfreegarden.org.

Prosperity in Mind & Body Workshop. 1-4pm. Co-led by Pritam Bani Kaur & Priscilla Keresey. Through intuition and kundalini yoga, discover how to use power of one’s mind and the energy of one’s body to align with prosperity and abundance. $50. Devotion Yoga of Westchester, 2055 Albany Post Rd, Croton on Hudson. 914.930.7707. Register/under the Classes/Events tab: DailyDevotionYoga.com.

Life Energy Arts – Opening Event – 2-4pm. New gallery of healing artwork and learning center with focus on the work of renowned holistic healer, John Diamond, M.D. Reception, presentation, live music. Free admission. 11-13 E Main St, Mt Kisco. Info: 914.533.7500. LifeEnergyArts.com/Gallery.

MONDAY, MAY 6

Reiki I Class – May 6 and 7. 4-8pm. With Irina Ionina. Learn how to heal oneself. Japanese healing technique for physical and emotional pain and relaxation. $250. Ganesha Spa, 15 Depew Ct, Peekskill. Other pricing options: 914.906.7238. GaneshaSpa.com.

Guided Meditation – May 6, 13, 20, 29. 7-8pm. With Amy Kaufman. Relax and unwind on a guided journey to the stillness within. $20. Golden Prana, 223 Katonah Ave, Katonah. 914.984.3408. GoldenPrana.yoga.

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

TUESDAY, MAY 7

Beginner Restorative Yoga and Meditation – May 7, 14, 21 and 28. 9:30-10:45am. With Jennifer Llewellyn. Gently build strength, restore and meditate. $20. Golden Prana 223 Katonah Ave. Katonah. 914.984.3408.

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.

Qi Gong Classes – May 7, 14, 21 and 28. 10-11am. $15. Sandy Dutchess Yoga, 1575 Rte 376, Lynn Bldg, corner of All Angels Hills Rd, Wappingers Falls. Register/class pkgs: 845.416.4598. EmpoweredByNature.net.

Picketing of Cricket Valley Energy Center – 5-6pm. Non-violent, non-confrontational. More info: 845.728.8031. Visit Stop Cricket Valley Energy on Facebook.

Qi Gong Classes – May 7, 14, 21 and 28. 6:30-7:30pm. $10. Sacred Space Healing Arts, 436 Main St, Beacon. Register: 845.416.4598. EmpoweredByNature.net.

Qigong – May 7, 14, 21 and 28. 7-8pm. With Katharine McLoughlin. Ancient Chinese exercise and healing technique that involves meditation, controlled breathing and movement. $125, 10 weeks. $15 drop-in. Universal Healing Arts Connection. 4 Crestview Ave, Cortlandt Manor. 917.737.4325. UniversalHealingArts.com.

Free Lecture: Allergies and Asthma – The Ayurvedic Approach – 7-9pm. Dr. Somesh Kaushik, an Ayurvedic and Naturopathic physician. Pawling Library, 11 Broad St, Pawling. 845.855.3444. PawlingLibrary.org.

FRIDAY, MAY 10

Yin Yoga – 7-7:45pm. Poses held longer to allow tendons, ligaments and connective tissues to be nourished while finding stillness and reconnecting with selves. $45. Hudson Valley Healing Center, 51 Springside Ave, Poughkeepsie. 845.250.3163. HudsonValleyHealingCenter.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, MAY 11

Dream Awake: A Guided Visualization Journey – 9-9:45am. Learn about the power to control thoughts in order to access increased states of relaxation and creative thinking. $45. Hudson Valley Healing Center, 51 Springside Ave, Poughkeepsie. 845.250.3163. HudsonValleyHealingCenter.com.

Farm Fest & Plant Sale – 9am-3pm. Meet farmers, explore the discovery garden, live music and free PFP-grown popcorn, vendors, craft farmer’s market and 100 varieties of vegetables, flowers and herbs plants for sale. 51 Vassar Farms Lane, Poughkeepsie. Info: FarmProject.org/farm-fest.

Ecotherapy Workshop – 10am-Noon. With Dr. Kurt Beil. Connect with the healing power of nature. Experience how practices like forest bathing, earthing and eco-sitting can restore and enhance life and health. $55. Wainwright House, Rye. Info: 914.967.6080. Wainwright.org/ecotherapy.

Introduction to Ayurveda – 10am-1pm. NCC 2107-01. $39. $10 material fee payable in class. Ulster County Community College, Kingston. Register: 845.339.2025. SunyUlster.Edu/ce.

Picketing of Cricket Valley Energy Center – 11am-Noon. Non-violent, non-confrontational. 2241 Rte 22, Dover Plains. More info: 845.728.8031. Visit Stop Cricket Valley Energy on Facebook.

Season’s Grand Opening of the Science Barge – Noon-4pm. 12:30pm/ribbon cutting by the Mayor and other city officials. Grand day of celebration and free family fun. Yonkers. Info: GroundWorkHV.org.

Healthy Living for Your Brain and Body: Tips from the Latest Research – 1-2pm. This workshop, hosted by the Alzheimer’s Association Hudson Valley Chapter, covers four areas of lifestyle habits associated with healthy aging: cognitive activity, exercise, diet/nutrition and social engagement. Register: 914.232.5717. SomersLibrary.org.

Mother/Daughter Belly Dancing Class – 1:30-2:30pm. Presented by Liz Ford. Enjoy some Mother/Daughter time with the magic and mystery of belly dancing. $ 20 mother/daughter pair. Universal Healing Arts Connection. 4 Crestview Ave, Cortlandt Manor. 917.737.4325. UniversalHealingArts.com.

Sacred Cacao – 7-9:30pm. With Rocio La Rosa. Profound healing ceremony to bring joy and help release those things that no longer serve. Assists in creating a deeper connection with the world. $40. Universal Healing Arts Connection. 4 Crestview Ave, Cortlandt Manor. 917.737.4325. UniversalHealingArts.com.

MONDAY, MAY 13

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.

Meditation Class – 7:30-9pm. With Irina Ionina. Enjoy breathing pranayama, followed by a guided moving meditation. $5. Ganesha Spa, 15 Depew Ct, Peekskill. 914.906.7238. GaneshaSpa.com.

TUESDAY, MAY 14

Picketing of Cricket Valley Energy Center – 5-6pm. Non-violent, non-confrontational. More info: 845.728.8031. Visit Stop Cricket Valley Energy on Facebook.

WEDNESDAY, MAY 15

914 TLC Networking Breakfast – 8:30-10am.  Holistic networking group founded by Beth Leas. First meeting free. Jefferson Valley Mall food court, 650 Lee Blvd, Yorktown Heights. To RSVP: 203.856.9566. Info: 914TLC.com.

Vision & Success in School – 7-9pm. Discover tools to identify children having trouble learning. 25 percent of children have vision problems keeping them from reaching their full potential. 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, MAY 16

The 3-Step Plan to Ditching Cravings – 7:30pm. Jill Cruz will present the “Casual Control” method, which harnesses the power of habits to align with the intention to eat healthfully and to maximize metabolism. Rye Free Reading Room, 1061 Boston Post Rd, Rye. HolisticMoms.org.

FRIDAY, MAY 17

Forage and Feast – 5:30-8:30pm. With ethnobiologist and functional herbalist Hayden Stebbins. Instructional walk and harvest through the farm followed by food preparation for a multi-course meal. $35/nonmembers, $30/PFP members. Poughkeepsie Farm Project. Info: farmproject.org.

Awaken to the Power of Love Through Meditation – 7-8:30pm, Meditation/lecture/workshop with Dr. Andrew Vidich. Discover the power of meditation to experience the peace, wisdom and love within. Free. First Unitarian Society of Westchester, 25 Old Jackson Ave, Hastings-on-Hudson. Info: 914.433.1800. sos.org.

Sound Bath – 7:15-9:15pm. With Gina Kjek. Guided mindfulness meditation, crystal singing bowls, sonic tuning forks, rattles, chimes, tank drum and shruti box. $45. Limited space. The Temperance Center, 453 White Plains Rd, Ste 203, Eastchester. Must preregister/prepay: 914. 793.2600. TheTemperanceCenter.com.

SATURDAY, MAY 18

Two Principles of Ayurveda: Agni & Prana – 10am-1pm. NCC 2108-01. $39. $10 material fee payable in class. Ulster County Community College, Kingston. Register: 845.339.2025. SunyUlster.Edu/ce.

Intro to Meditation – 10:30am-Noon. Led by Pritam Bani Kaur. Discover several different types of meditation (breath, mindfulness, guided, imagery and spoken word), learn the difference between them and more. $30. Devotion Yoga of Westchester 2055 Albany Post Rd, Croton on Hudson.914.930.7707. Register/under the Classes/Events tab: DailyDevotionYoga.com.

Picketing of Cricket Valley Energy Center – 11am-Noon. Non-violent, non-confrontational. More info: 845.728.8031. Visit Stop Cricket Valley Energy on Facebook.

Lucky Orphans Horse Rescue hosts Faces of PTSD Gallery 12-5pm. Celebrate Armed Forces Day at the farm with local vendors, artisans, NY State Mounted Police force, food and live music. Gallery of photos representing many faces of PTSD. Lucky Orphans Horse Rescue, 2699 Route 22, Dover Plains. Info: LuckyOrphansHorseRescue.org.

Know the 10 Signs: Early Detection Matters – 1-2pm. Presented by the Alzheimer’s Association Hudson Valley Chapter, increases awareness of the benefits of Alzheimer’s early detection and provides information about memory loss, normal aging, Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia. Register: 914.232.5717. SomersLibrary.org.

Reiki 2 Class – May 18-19. 1-5pm/both days. Eight hour reiki 2 class teaches reiki symbols, distance healing and treating mental emotional issues. Create a powerful practice with Anne Bentzen. $350. Register: 914.588.4079. Balancing4Life.com.

SUNDAY, MAY 19

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

Interfaith Sundays: Symphony of Peace Prayers – 10:30am-Noon. Link-up with thousands at Mt Fuji to pray for peace around the world. Refreshments to follow. The Chapel at Croton Falls, 609, Rte 22, next to the Schoolhouse Theater, parking available across the street, Croton Falls. More info: ChapelAtCrotonFalls.org.

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

Lunar Gong Bath Full Moon in Scorpio – 4-6pm. A Kundalini yoga/meditation/short astrology talk to align the inner self with the astrological energies. Release and renew with the healing sounds of the gong. $25. Golden Pranav, 223 Katonah Ave, Katonah. 914.984.3408. GoldenPrana.yoga.

Full Moon Ceremony – 6-8:30pm. With Rocio La Rosa. The full Moon is a powerful time. Receive a cleansing of body, mind and spirit using sound and earth’s elements. $25. Universal Healing Arts Connection, 4 Crestview Ave, Cortlandt Manor. 917.737.4325. UniversalHealingArts.com.

MONDAY, MAY 20

Forage and Feast – 5:30-8:30pm. With ethnobiologist and functional herbalist Hayden Stebbins. Instructional walk and harvest through the farm followed by food preparation for a multi-course meal. $35/nonmembers, $30/PFP members. Poughkeepsie Farm Project. Info: farmproject.org.

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.

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. Larchmont Public Library, 121 Larchmont Ave, Larchmont. 914.834.2281. LarchmontLibrary.org.

Meditation Class – 7:30pm-9pm. With Irina Ionina. Enjoy breathing pranayama, followed by a guided moving meditation. $5. Ganesha Spa, 15 Depew Ct, Peekskill. 914.906.7238 GaneshaSpa.com.

TUESDAY, MAY 21

Free Lecture: What is Ayurvedic Medicine and How Does it Compare with Western (Allopathic) Medicine? – 6-8pm. With Dr. Somesh Kaushik, an Ayurvedic and Naturopathic physician. Briarcliff Manor Public Library, One Liberty Rd, Briarcliff Manor. 914.941.7072. BriarcliffManorLibrary.org.

WEDNESDAY, MAY 22

Picketing of Cricket Valley Energy Center – 5-6pm. Non-violent, non-confrontational. More info: 845.728.8031. Visit Stop Cricket Valley Energy on Facebook.

Qi Gong Class at The Sanctuary in New Paltz – 6-7pm. $10 introductory class fee. 5 Academy St, 2nd Flr. Register, Lorraine: .845.416.4598. EmpoweredbyNature.net.

FRIDAY, MAY 24

Treating Chronic Diseases & Cancer – An Integrative Approach – 1:30-3pm. With Ralf Oettmeier, MD and Josef Vizkelety, MD, DDS, of the Alpstein Clinic in Switzerland. $15. NY Open Center, 22 E 30th St, NYC. Info: Bit.ly/SYTLTour.

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.

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, MAY 25

Self-Care Saturday: Inspiration – 9am-1pm. With Kacey Morabito Grean, Millie Elia, Danielle Guilderson and Kat Symington. Inspiring lecture, light yoga, interactive workshop, meditation and a reiki healing. Snacks and beverages included. $75. Balance Wellness Studio, 1851 E Main St, Rte 6, Mohegan Lake. Reservation required: 914.374.1471. BalanceOn6.com.

Picketing of Cricket Valley Energy Center – 11am-Noon. Non-violent, non-confrontational. 2241 Rte 22, Dover Plains. More info: 845.728.8031. Visit Stop Cricket Valley Energy on Facebook.

Treating Chronic Diseases & Cancer – An Integrative Approach – 6:30-8pm. With Ralf Oettmeier, MD and Josef Vizkelety, MD, DDS, of the Alpstein Clinic in Switzerland. $15. Strand Book Store, 828 Broadway, NYC. Info: Bit.ly/SYTLTour.

TUESDAY, MAY 28

Picketing of Cricket Valley Energy Center – 5-6pm. Non-violent, non-confrontational. More info: 845.728.8031. Visit Stop Cricket Valley Energy on Facebook.

WEDNESDAY, MAY 29

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, MAY 30

Ayurvedic Doshas – 2-4pm. With Deirdre Breen. Learn about the Doshas and balance the elements of health. Golden Prana, 223 Katonah Ave, Katonah.914.984.3408 GoldenPrana.yoga.

FRIDAY, MAY 31

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.

Sacred Circle: For Healers Only – 7:30-9pm. For reiki healers, or those that do any form of energy healing work, this is an opportunity to share talents as well as receive. $20. Universal Healing Arts Connection, 4 Crestview Ave, Cortlandt Manor. 917.737.4325. UniversalHealingArts.com.

SUNDAY, JUNE 2

Spirit Holistic Expo …Reveal Your Bohemian Rhapsody – 10am-8pm. Featuring: Farmaste Yoga & Dance Lectures & Presentations, Psychic Healers, CBD doTerra, Intuitive Art, Healing Circles and more. BYO mat and water. Fable Farm: From Farm to Table, Ossining. FreeSpiritExpo.com. Tickets: EventBrite, Promo Code: ZEN.

Birds of Prey Day at Green Chimneys – 10am-4pm. Full-day educational program and celebration of birds of prey and the environment. Free-flying raptors, live animal demos and release of rehabilitated bird. $15/adults, $5/children and seniors, $35/families. Green Chimneys, 400 Doansburg Rd, Brewster. Info: GreenChimneys.org.

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 5

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.

 

 

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

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

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

FRIDAY, March 1

Discover Your Power Within: Shine on! With Kacey – 3/1-3/3. Join like-minded women of all ages who want to live well and flourish at every stage of life.  Renew body, mind spirit through both group presentations and self-guided exercises in this weekend retreat. $250 includes accommodations and all meals and materials. Mariandale, Ossining. Register: 914.941.4455. Info: Mariandale.org.

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.

Friday Night Mediumship Circle – 7-8:30pm. With Carla Blaha. $30. Synchronicity, 1511 Rte 22, Brewster. Must RSVP: 845.363,1765. 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, MARCH 2

Invasive Vine Removal – Free-a-Tree Program – Join Groundwork Hudson Valley in combating a variety of invasive vines along the South County Trail, 2 Lawrence St, Ardsley, Info: Victor Medina: 914.375.2151. GroundWorkHV.org.

Vinyasa Flow – 11am-12:15pm. (Saturdays) With Kellen Knight. Class incorporates breath with movement while flowing through a sequence of thoughtful asanas and finishing with pranayama. $20. Devotion Yoga of Westchester, 2055 Albany Post Rd, Croton on Hudson. 914.930.7707. Register: DailyDevotionYoga.com.

Yoga for Osteoporosis, Osteopenia and Prevention – 2-4pm. With Ann Casapini. Yoga strengthen bones. Explore variations for these conditions in a therapeutic, safe and fun way. Limited space. $45. The Temperance Center, 453 White Plains Rd, Ste 203, Eastchester. Must preregister: 914.793.2600. TheTemperanceCenter.com.

Warrior Goddess Workshop – 7-9pm. A yogic based movement workshop designed to put the physical, mental and emotional body to the test. $50. Universal Healing Arts. 4 Crestview Ave, Cortlandt Manor. 917.737.4325. UniversalHealingArts.com.

TUESDAY, MARCH 5

Free Lecture: What is Ayurvedic Medicine and How Does it Compare with Western (Allopathic) Medicine? – 6-8pm. With Dr. Somesh Kaushik. Kent Public Library, 17 Sybil’s Crossing, Kent Lakes. 845.225.8585. KentLibrary.org.

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 6

Yoga Nidra & Relaxation – 7-8:15pm. (Wednesdays) Kellen Knight leads participants through an extensive body scan, leading to deep relaxation and a state of consciousness known as Yoga Nidra. $20. Devotion Yoga of Westchester, 2055 Albany Post Rd, Croton on Hudson. 914.930.7707. Register: DailyDevotionYoga.com.

Free Lecture: What is Ayurvedic Medicine and How Does it Compare with Western (Allopathic) Medicine? – 7:30-9pm. With Dr. Somesh Kaushik. Croton Free Library, 171 Cleveland Dr, Croton-on-Hudson. 914.271.6612. CrotonFreeLibrary.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, MARCH 8

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.

Crystal Grid Workshop – 7-9pm. Learn how to do a crystal grid with Alfonso Alexander to empower one’s home to clear negative energy and bring in the highest form of positive energy for oneself and loved ones. $30. Universal Healing Arts. 4 Crestview Ave, Cortlandt Manor. 917.737.4325. UniversalHealingArts.com.

Retreat: Walking Powerfully in the World – March 8-10. 7pm/Fri-noon/Sun. Anne Bentzen inspires participants to take responsibility for the life created through energetic awareness. Develop energy mastery. Create boundaries. Learn heart centered living. Holmes Camp & Retreat Center. 845.878.6383. HolmesCamp.org/Programs.

SATURDAY, MARCH 9

LifeForce Yoga to Meet the Anxious Mood – 1:30-4:30pm. With Deborah Lubetkin. Learn how to address yoga on the mat. $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 Sound Healing – 5:30-7pm. Michelle Clifton. The rhythmic sounds of the singing bowls have a profound healing effect on the nervous system affecting mind, body and soul. $35. Mt Kisco. 914.864.0462. Center4Healing.net.

SUNDAY, MARCH 10

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.

Holistic Support for Horse & Human – 1-3pm. Hosted by Dana Johnson Boulanger. Learn how BEMER can help person or horse. Lucky Orphans Horse Rescue, 2699 Rte 22, Dover Plains. Donations appreciated. RSVP, Dana: 914.760.5645. DanaFeelsGood.BemerGroup.com.

Monthly Reiki Circle – 2-3:30pm. With Deborah Amjadi. A Restorative Reiki Healing Experience. Reiki healing reduces stress, relieves pain and accelerates healing without the use of medication. Open to all. $20. Mt Kisco. 914.864.0462. Center4Healing.net.

MONDAY, MARCH 11

Hudson Valley Restaurant Week at Clock Tower Grill – March 11-24. Set in a renovated barn, atmosphere is casual yet sophisticated. Menu is “rustic American” with many ingredients drawn from area farms. 512 Clock Tower Dr. Brewster. 845.582.0574. Reservations: ClockTowerGrill.com.

Free Lecture: What is Ayurvedic Medicine and How Does it Compare with Western (Allopathic) Medicine? – 7-9pm.With Dr. Somesh Kaushik. Harrison Public Library, 2 Bruce Ave, Harrison. 914.835.0324. HarrisonPL.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.

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 13

Free Lecture: What is Ayurvedic Medicine and How Does it Compare with Western (Allopathic) Medicine? – 6-9pm. Patterson Library, 1167 Rte 311, Patterson. 845.878.6121. PattersonLibrary.org.

Free Dinner Lecture on Advanced Chiropractic Procedure for Pain – 7pm. Dr. George Gertner. 45-minute lecture followed by a complimentary dinner. White Plains. Info: ucc-ny.com. To reserve a seat call 914.686.6200.

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

THURSDAY, MARCH 14

Presentation: Long-Term Care Options – 7-8:30pm. Program will help those concerned about how to financially manage extended care for self or loved ones. Presenter Ardal Powell from New York Life Insurance Company. Info: 914.232.5717. SomersLibrary.org.

FRIDAY, MARCH 15

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.

SATURDAY, MARCH 16

Reiki 2 – Mar 16-17. With Anne Bentzen. Class 1-5pm/Sat and Sun. 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.

Reiki 1 and Reiki 2 Class – Mar 16 and 17. 1:30-6pm. Universal Reiki Healing Arts Connection believes in preserving the integrity of Reiki by adhering to the attunement process as passed down from reiki master to reiki practitioner. $250 Universal Healing Arts, 4 Crestview Ave, Cortlandt Manor. 917.737.4325. UniversalHealingArts.com.

Shamanic Reiki Hearth Circle – 5:30-7pm. With Melanie Ryan. Honoring heart and earth. Includes reiki, shamanic journeys and a variety of worldwide indigenous teachings/healings. Donations support indigenous people. All welcome. $20 suggested. Mt Kisco. 914.864.0462. Center4Healing.net.

SUNDAY, MARCH 17

Interfaith Sundays at the Chapel at Croton Falls – 10:30am-Noon. Always spiritually uplifting. All welcome. Refreshments to follow. The Chapel at Croton Falls, 609 Rte 22, Parking across street. Croton Falls. Contact for feast contributions: ChapelAtCrotonFalls.org.

Journey for Your Soul’s Purpose – 11:30am-1pm. With Savannagh. $20. Synchronicity, 1511 Rte 22, Brewster. Must RSVP: 845.363.1765. SynchronicityNY.com.

Chant UP with Gaura Vani – 3-5pm. Elevate spirit and cultivate community through the joyous, sacred sounds of kirtan at the all-inclusive UPSA. $20 advance. $25 day of. United Palace, 4140 Broadway at 175th St, Manhattan. 212.568.6700. UPSpiritualArts.org.

TUESDAY, MARCH 19

Qi Gong Classes – Mar 19, 26 and Apr 2. 10-11am. $15 .Sandy Dutchess Yoga, 1575 Rte 376, Lynn Building at the corner of All Angels Hills Rd, Wappingers Falls. Register/more pricing info: 845.416.4598. EmpoweredByNature.net.

Qi Gong Classes – Mar 19, 26 and Apr 2. 6:30-7:30pm. $10. Sacred Space Healing Arts, 436 Main St, Beacon. Register: 845.416.4598. EmpoweredByNature.net.

The Akashic Records for Healing – 7-8:30pm.With Lindsay Mann. Westchester Holistic Network. Networking begins 6:30pm. WHN members and first-timers: Free. $10/repeat non-members. Ixchel Center, Hartsdale. Register: WestchesterHolisticNetwork.org.

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 20

Free Lecture: What is Ayurvedic Medicine and How Does it Compare with Western (Allopathic) Medicine? – 5:30-7pm. Putnam Valley Library, 30 Oscawana Lake Rd, Putnam Valley. 845.528.3242. PutnamValleyLibrary.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, MARCH 21

Holistic Moms Meeting: All about Circumcision – 7:30pm. With Laurie Evans. A Jewish mother, will separate fact from myth and present information regarding the foreskin’s function, intact care, Brit Shalom and why many families are skipping the procedure. Free. Rye Free Reading Room, 1061 Boston Post Rd, Rye. HolisticMoms.org.

FRIDAY, MARCH 22

New Life Expo for Conscious Living – 3/22-3/24. Concerts, free lectures/panels/samples, healthy food and workshops. 100 exhibitors, 100 speakers and panels. Wyndham Hotel New Yorker, 481 8th Ave (corner of W 34th St), NYC. Info: NewLifeExpo.com.

Celebrity Medium Thomas John: Spirit Circle – 10am-Noon. $500. Synchronicity, 1511 Rte 22, Brewster. Purchase tickets online: SynchronicityNY.com.

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.

Celebrity Medium Suzane Northrop: Spirit Circle – 7-8:30pm. $299. Synchronicity, 1511 Rte 22, Brewster. Purchase tickets online: SynchronicityNY.com.

SATURDAY, MARCH 23

Shamanic Reiki Level One Training – March 23 and 24. 10am-5pm/Sat and Sun. With Melanie Ryan. Become a vessel for healing in this powerful and comprehensive, professional two-day training in deep connection with nature. $20. Mt Kisco. 914.864.0462. Center4Healing.net.

Book Signing – 11am-3pm. Meet Pamela Landolt, author of Discovering Angels. Wellness, Psychic Fair & Book Signing, P3 Health & Wellness Shop, 181 S. Plank Rd, Newburgh.

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

Honoring Mother Earth – 2-5pm. Celebrate an ancient Pagan Festival of the Spring Equinox. Learn the history, earth healing meditation, plant communication and do a Shamanic journey to visit the Goddess Gaia. $30. Universal Healing Arts, Cortlandt Manor. 917.737.4325.

SUNDAY, MARCH 24

Chakra Water Color Workshop Series – March 24, 31 and Apr 7. 2-5pm. Journey through the seven colors of the rainbow, the seven levels of Chakra energy and create one’s own series of watercolor chakra paintings. $99. Universal Healing Arts. 4 Crestview Ave, Cortlandt Manor. 917.737.4325. UniversalHealingArts.com.

MONDAY, MARCH 25

Spring Into Art – Mar 25, Apr 1, 8, 29 and May 6. 10:30am-12:30pm. Experiment making art using water-soluble oil pastels and watercolor pencils. $30 pay on the first day of class. Somers Library. Info/registration required: 914.232.5717. SomersLibrary.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.

THURSDAY, MARCH 28

Meditation for Health & Well-being – 7-8:15pm. With Jim Rose. Uplifting workshop on the benefits of daily meditation. Includes two short “jyoti” meditation sessions. Free. Mosaic Mental Health Center, 5676 Riverdale Ave, Riverdale. Info: 914.433.1800. sos.org.

FRIDAY, MARCH 29

Natural Way to Quit Alcohol, Sugar, Smoking… – 6:30-7:30pm. Learn about a simple, effective treatment 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.

Three-Week Energy Healing Course – March 29, Apr 5 and 12. 7:30-10pm. Ever considered becoming an energy healer? This workshop will serve an introduction to explore that possibility. $300 entire series. Universal Healing Arts, 4 Crestview Ave, Cortlandt Manor. 917.737.4325. UniversalHealingArts.com.

SATURDAY, MARCH 30

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

Build a Strong & Pain Free Body – 2-4pm. Andy Steigmeier, pain specialist shares his unique combination of holistic and traditional methods to strengthen and balance one’s body, release pain and empower the mind/body connection. $35. Mt Kisco. 914.864.0462. Center4Healing.net.

SUNDAY, MARCH 31

The Brain & Beyond: Advanced Energy Healing Class – 9:30am-6:30pm. With Bernadette Bloom. Learn how to heal using Esoteric Psychology, head chakra centers and 7 Rays. $213-$246. 46 Bedford Rd, Katonah. 239.289.3744; TheEsotericBloom.com.

Discovering Angels Three Class Series – Mar 31, Apr 28, May 19. Noon-2pm. With Pamela Landolt. $40. P3 Health & Wellness Shop, 181 S. Plank Rd, Newburgh. Info/registration: 914.204.1323.

Open Heart Conversations: Zoroastrianism – 3pm. With Ferzin Patel. Explore this ancient Persian religion that may have originated as early as 4,000 years ago. $6. United Palace, 4140 Broadway at 175th St, Manhattan. 212.568.6700. UPSpiritualArts.org.

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 3

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.

 

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

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

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

UPCOMING EVENTS
Please call ahead to confirm event details

WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 2

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

THURSDAY, JANUARY 3

Help Yourself and Others with Reflexology – 6:30-8:30pm. With Nationally Certified Reflexologist, Christine Knowlton. Four-part workshop teaching techniques to address issues of head, neck and shoulder. $120 series. $100 seniors. $45 drop-in. Soulauras, 510 N State Rd, Briarcliff. RSVP required: 914.941.2400. Soulauras.com.

SATURDAY, JANUARY 5

Zen Body, Zen Soul – 10am-Noon. Four-week series. Cleanse the mind and care for the body incorporating mindfulness and creating holistic, natural bath and body products. $40 weekly. $140 prepaid for series. Hands of Serenity Healing, 1129 Main St, Fishkill. 845.896.1915. HandsofSerenityHealing.com.

Guided Meditation – 10:30am. With Dr. Stacey Lamar. Learn basic techniques to connect with the divine, balance chakras and prepare for the busy week. $10. The Source NY, 143 Boardman Rd, Poughkeepsie. 845.214.0452. TheSource-NY.com.

Aura-Soma Color Therapy Info Session – 11:15am. Learn the healing power of crystals, gems and color. Reveal one’s true potential. Free. The Source NY, 143 Boardman Rd, Poughkeepsie. 845.214.0452. TheSource-NY.com.

Psychic Reiki Workshop – Noon-2pm. With Brett Bevell. Learn techniques to connect with the divine, self-heal and empower. No previous experience necessary. $30. The Source NY, 143 Boardman Rd, Poughkeepsie. 845.214.0452. TheSource-NY.com.

New Year Reflections – 3-5pm. Ascend and Magazzino present an afternoon of yoga, art and self-reflection with renowned yogi and author Elena Brower. $60. Magazzino Italian Art, 2700 Rte 9, Cold Spring. AscendCenter.com.

SUNDAY, JANUARY 6

Energy Medicine for the 21st Century Class – With Bernadette Bloom. Learn how to heal mental, emotional and physical issues by balancing the chakras with energy healing from Tibet. Katonah or Zoom. 239.289.3744. TheEsotericBloom.com.

Reiki l –11am-6pm. Learn history of Reiki, hand positions, Reiki meditations and energy exercises. Level l attunement and hands on practice. $140. Hands of Serenity Healing, 1129 Main St, Fishkill. Register: 845.896.1915. HandsofSerenityHealing.com.

Journey for Your Soul’s Purpose – 11:30am-1pm. With Savannagh $20. Synchronicity, 1511 Rte 22, Brewster. Reserve seat: 845.363.1765. SynchronicityNY.com.

Tranquility Tuesday – 7pm. Guided meditation/journaling series to clear mind, develop focus and heighten awareness; combining meditation with a journaling practice. Ongoing series. $10 cash. Hands of Serenity Healing, 1129 Main St, Fishkill. Register: 845.896.1915. HandsofSerenityHealing.com.

MONDAY, JANUARY 7

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, January  8

10 Week Positive Parenting Course – 9:30-11:30am, 1/8, 1/15, 1/22, 1/29, 2/5, 2/26, 3/5, 3/12, 3/19, 3/26. With Ann Magalhaes. Learn a toolbox of parenting skills and strategies to manage the day-to-day challenges of being a parent. $550. Wainwright House, 260 Stuyvesant Ave, Rye. Info: 914.967.6080; wainwright.org.

WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 9

Intro to Mindfulness Meditation: A 3 Week Series – 7-8:30pm. 1/ 9, 1/16 & 1/23. Explore the fundamentals of mindfulness meditation and how it cultivates mindfulness. $115 or  $40 Drop-in per date. Wainwright House, 260 Stuyvesant Ave, Rye. Info: 914.967.6080; wainwright.org.

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

THURSDAY, JANUARY 10

Help Yourself and Others with Reflexology – 6:30-8:30pm. With Nationally Certified Reflexologist, Christine Knowlton. Four-part workshop teaching techniques to address issues of chest and upper abdominal region. $120 series. $100 seniors. $45 drop-in. Soulauras, 510 N State Rd, Briarcliff. RSVP required: 914.941.2400. Soulauras.com.

FRIDAY, JANUARY 11

The Amazing Healer at Universal Healing Arts – 7-9pm. Gene Krackhel will be doing a group healing at Universal Healing Arts. Gene brings comfort and peace to those who seek mental, physical or spiritual healing. Must register: 914.737.4325.

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.

Weight Loss and Healing – 7:30pm. Free no obligation orientation on holistic weight loss and healing. Universal Healing Arts, 4 Crestview Ave. Cortlandt Manor. Reserve seat: 914.788.9355.

SATURDAY, JANUARY 12

Systemic & Family Constellations – A revolutionary approach to addressing personal and systemic issues–whether in relationship to others, at work, with the self or with the world at large. $40. The Aligned Center, 1 Bridge St, Ste 64, Irvington. Info, Faryn Sand: 914.292.0930. TheAlignedCenter.com.

Flu Season Remedies – 1-5pm. Learn to make elderberry syrup and fire cider to stave off the season’s illnesses. Leave with a jar of each plus recipes and instructions. $50, supplies included. Hands of Serenity Healing, 1129 Main St, Fishkill. 845.896.1915. HandsofSerenityHealing.com.

Shake Your Soul: The Yoga of Dance – 1:30–4:30pm. Connect with the natural dancer within, with Kripalu’s Dan Leven. $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, JANUARY 13

Athleta Scarsdale, Meditation and Book Signing – 10am. With Jodi Baretz. Mindful Is the New Skinny. 917.974.9446. JodiBaretz.com.

Yoga Nidra and Sankapla Workshop for the New Year – 3-5pm. With Deirdre Breen. Relax the physical and energetic bodies and begin the New Year with clarity. 914.232.3473. More info: GoldenPrana.Yoga.

Heal Yourself and Others with Reflexology – 4-6pm. With Christine Knowlton. Learn premise and techniques of this therapy and how to reduce stress and improve wellness through gentle touch on feet, hands and ears. $30. Universal Healing Arts Connection, 4 Crestview Ave, Cortlandt Manor. Christine: 914.837.8226. ReflexForWellness.com.

Reiki Training Information Session – 4:30-5:30pm. Hudson Valley Healing Center in Poughkeepsie welcomes Reiki Master Kienan Lynch. Learn about this ancient energy work. Free. Register: 845.849.0838.

TUESDAY, JANUARY 15

Restorative Qigong – 7-8pm. New Year holiday special 10 classes for $100. Must register by Jan 8. 4 Crestview Ave, Cortlandt Manor. Ask about a free class: 914.737.4325. UniversalHealingArtsConnection.com.

WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 16

Natural Approaches to Stress Management – Learn holistic ways to reduce stress from a naturopathic doctor. $25. $20 as part of a series. Beacon of Light Wellness Center, 4 S Chestnut St, Beacon. Alison: 845.202.3515. BeaconOfLightWellnessCenter.com.

Team Trivia Night at Hayfields – Jan 16, Feb 20, Mar 20 – 6:30pm/doors open; 7-9:30pm. Recommended for teams of four people. $5. Food, beer and wine available along with great prizes for the winning team. 1 Bloomer Rd, North Salem. HayfieldsMarket.com.

White Plains Library, Ditch the Diet New Year’s Resolution – 7pm. With Jodi Baretz. 917.974.9446. JodiBaretz.com.

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

THURSDAY, JANUARY 17

Free Introduction to Principles of Ayurveda: On Our Mat and in Our Lives – 4-5pm. With Deirdre Breen. Learn Ayurveda and yoga teachings to support optimal health. Golden Prana Yoga, 223 Katonah Ave, Katonah. 914.232.3473. More info: GoldenPrana.Yoga.

Aligned Financy Happy Hour – 6-7pm. For those in the finance industry, a time to relax, connect with others and receive support to find balance in life. Free. The Aligned Center, 1 Bridge St, Ste 64, Irvington. Info, Faryn Sand: 914.292.0930. TheAlignedCenter.com.

Help Yourself and Others with Reflexology – 6:30-8:30pm. With Nationally Certified Reflexologist, Christine Knowlton. Four-part workshop teaching techniques to address issues of lower abdominal and pelvic region. $120 series. $100 seniors. $45 drop-in. Soulauras, 510 N State Rd, Briarcliff. RSVP required: 914.941.2400. Soulauras.com.

FRIDAY, JANUARY 18

Invasive Vine Removal-Free-a-Tree Program – Assist Groundwork Hudson Valley in combating a variety of invasive vines along the Old Croton Aqueduct Trail. Old Croton Aqueduct Trail, 13-11 Arthur St, Yonkers. Info, Victor Medina: 914.375.2151. GroundworkHV.org.

Natural Way to Quit Alcohol, Sugar, Smoking… – 7-7:45pm. Learn about a simple, effective treatment 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

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

Curing Addiction from the Core: Quit with Quinn Info Session – 7:45-8:30pm. 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, JANUARY 19

Reiki 1 & Reiki 2 Certification – Jan 19-20. With Shima Chayvet who “believes in maintaining the integrity of this ancient art of hands on healing.” $250. Universal Healing Arts, 4 Crestview Ave. Cortlandt Manor. Info: 917.279.9577.

Guided Meditation – 10:30am. With Dr. Stacey Lamar. Learn basic techniques to connect with the divine, balance chakras and prepare for the busy week. $10. The Source NY, 143 Boardman Rd, Poughkeepsie. 845.214.0452. TheSource-NY.com.

Communing with the Angels Workshop – 1-4pm. With Pamela Landolt. Discover best method for receiving angelic messages. Location TBD. More info: 914.204.1323. Workshops/classes: PamsDailyAngelNotes.com.

SUNDAY, JANUARY 20

The Bars –9:30am-5:30pm. Explore and learn the body process known as The Bars. Become free from auto-pilot and pave the way to authentic self. $350. Soulauras , 510 N State Rd, Briarcliff. RSVP required: 914.941.2400. Soulauras.com.

Chakra Watercolor Workshop! – Jan 20, 27 and Feb 3. 2-5pm. Awaken one’s artistic spiritual healing power. $180 includes materials. The Universal Healing Arts Center, 4 Crestview Ave, Cortlandt Manor. Preregister/info: 914.737.4325.

Monthly Lunar Sound Bath – 4-6pm. With Hari Sangat Kaur. Honor the energies of the present moon cycle. Gentle kundalini kryia, extended gong bath and chanting. Golden Prana Yoga, Katonah. 914.232.3473. Info: GoldenPrana.Yoga.

MONDAY, JANUARY 21

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.

THURSDAY, JANUARY 24

Premier of “DoshAsana:” Ayurveda and Yoga Together – 9-10:30am. DoshAsana combines Ayurveda yoga, pranayama, spine awareness, guided meditation, seasonal nutritional guidance and five sense therapies. First class free. Golden Prana Yoga, Katonah. 914.232.3473. More info: GoldenPrana.Yoga.

Help Yourself and Others with Reflexology – 6:30-8:30pm. With Nationally Certified Reflexologist, Christine Knowlton. Four-part workshop teaching techniques to address issues of upper and lower extremities. $120 series. $100 seniors. $45 drop-in. Soulauras, 510 N State Rd, Briarcliff. RSVP required: 914.941.2400. Soulauras.com.

The Psychiatric Drugging/Labeling of Children: What Is Informed Consent? – 7:30pm. Sheila Gallo of AbleChild.org will speak about the right of parents to refuse to medicate their child and the risks of mandatory mental health screening. Rye Free Reading Room, 1061 Boston Post Rd, Rye. HolisticMoms.org.

FRIDAY, JANUARY 25

Quit Alcohol Simply and Permanently – 7-7:45pm. 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.

Online Dating: How Face Reading Can Help You Find Mr/Mrs Right in the Digital Age – 7-8pm. With Elaine Gartner. $20. Synchronicity, 1511 Rte 22, Brewster. Reserve seat: 845.363.1765. SynchronicityNY.com.

Meditation for Personal and Global Healing – 7-8:15. Meditation/lecture/workshop with Dr. Andrew Vidich PHD, International Meditation teacher and writer to discover benefits of meditation. Free. First Unitarian Society of Westchester, 25 Old Jackson Ave, Hastings-on-Hudson. Info: 914.433.1800. sos.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.

Natural Way to Quit Sugar, Overeating, Smoking… – 7:45-8:30pm. 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.

SATURDAY, JANUARY 26

Reiki Master Class – Jan 26 and 27. Learn the mystery of the secret teaching known as Shinpiden. Those already attuned to Reiki 1 and 2 must bring prior certifications. $1,000. Universal Healing Arts, 4 Crestview Ave. Cortlandt Manor. Info: 917.279.9577.

Blue Rock School and Summer Play Camp Winter Information Session & Campus Tour – 10am-2pm. Meet faculty and learn about the creative learning environment. Blue Rock School, 110 Demarest Mill Rd, off Germonds Rd, West Nyack. RSVP, Beverly Stycos: 845.535.3353. Register: 845.627.0234. BluerockSchool.org.

Guided Meditation – 10:30am. With Dr. Stacey Lamar. Learn basic techniques to connect with the divine, balance chakras and prepare for the busy week. $10. The Source NY, 143 Boardman Rd, Poughkeepsie. 845.214.0452. TheSource-NY.com.

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

Intro to Yoga & Meditation for Total Beginner Workshop – 1-3pm. With Ann Casapini. For those new to yoga. Yoga styles: asana, breath-work, props, chairs, guided meditation and savasana. $45. Limited space. The Temperance Center, 453 White Plains Rd, Ste 203, Eastchester. Must preregister/prepay: 914.793.2600. TheTemperanceCenter.com.

Free Lecture, What is Ayurveda and What Can it Do for Me? – 1:30-3:30pm. With Dr. Somesh Kaushik, an Ayurvedic and Naturopathic physician. Tovamiyoga, 112 West Boston Post Rd, Mamaroneck. 914.618.4887. TovamiYoga.com.

The Marriage of Psychotherapy and Astrology: A Match Made in Heaven – 2-3:30pm. With renowned psychotherapist and astrologer, Alan Ellis. $30. First time event. Universal Healing Arts, 4 Crestview Ave. Cortlandt Manor. Must register: 914.737. 4325.

SUNDAY, JANUARY 27

Natural Way to Quit Alcohol, Sugar, Smoking… – 1-2pm. Learn about a simple, effective treatment for quitting smoking, alcohol, sugar and more. 80 percent plus success. Simpler than most dare to believe. Free info session. NYC location, E37th btwn Park & Lex. 914.473.2015. QuitWithQuinn.com.

Death Cafe – 1-3pm. Maggie Callanan will be talking about “Those Dying Slowly of Illness”.at the Katonah Village Library, 26 Bedford Rd, Katonah.

WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 30

Natural Approaches to Self-Care – Learn holistic ways to improve health from a naturopathic doctor. $25. $20 as part of a series. Beacon of Light Wellness Center, 4 S Chestnut St, Beacon. Alison: 845.202.3515. BeaconOfLightWellnessCenter.com.

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

Manifest Your 2019 – – 7-9pm. With Carla Blaha. Learn to apply the Law of Attraction to create desires. Tangible realistic exercises to produce results. $35. Soulauras, 510 N State Rd, Briarcliff. RSVP required: 914.941.2400. Soulauras.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, FEBRUARY 1

Crystal Bowl Sound Bath – Two Sessions: 6 & 7:30pm. Hudson Valley Healing Center in Poughkeepsie welcomes Daniel Lauter. $40, includes salt therapy. Info: HudsonValleyHealingCenter.com.

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 2

Zen Mind, Zen Space – 10am-Noon. Four-week series. Combines mindfulness meditation with the creation of sacred art, including smudging tools, black rock painting, dreamcatchers and sacred candles. $40 weekly. $140 prepaid for series. Hands of Serenity Healing, 1129 Main St, Fishkill. 845.896.1915. HandsofSerenityHealing.com.

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 6

Natural Approaches to Anxiety – Learn holistic ways to manage anxiety from a naturopathic doctor. $25. $20 as part of a series. Beacon of Light Wellness Center, 4 S Chestnut St, Beacon. Alison 845.202.3515. BeaconOfLightWellnessCenter.com.

 

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

The following events appear in Natural Awakenings – Westchester, Putnam, Dutchess NY, November 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, NOVEMBER 1

Gyrokinesis for Movement Professionals – Nov 1, 15, Dec 6, 20, Jan 3, 17. 1-2:15pm. A movement technique promoting length and strength through repetition, flow and three dimensional patterns. $75 6-week series. Cold Spring Yoga, 75 Main St. ColdSpringYoga.com.

Death Cafe Meeting – 4-6pm. With Rev. Lynda Elaine Carre. Special presentation: Wisdom Arts for Dying. Followed by the Death Cafe of Northern Westchester meeting. Free. Katonah Village Library, 26 Bedford Rd, Katonah. Info: ThirdOpinion.org.

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 2

TED Talks: Opioid Crisis – 1-2:30pm. With host Eugene Ritchie. Discussion after viewing each of two TED talk speakers on this topic. Somers Library. Registration required: 914.232.5717. SomersLibrary.org.

Shamanic Reiki Master Practitioner Training Weekend – Nov 2-4. 6-9pm/Fri; 10am-5pm/Sat and Sun. With Melanie Ryan. Immerse oneself in the teachings of the deep mystery and ancient wisdom of shamanism and reiki healing. $435. Mt Kisco. 914.864.0462. Center4Healing.net.

Shamanic Reiki Healing Circle – 7-9pm. With Alison Jolicoeur, Shamanic Reiki Master Teacher. Beacon of Light Wellness Center. Info: 845.202.3515; BOLWC.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, NOVEMBER 3

Second annual Hudson Valley Vegfest – 11am-6pm. Nov 3 & 4. Celebrates the benefits of vegan living and explores the issues that drive the vegan movement, from food justice to human health concerns to protecting animals and the environment. $10 per ticket or $15 for a two-day pass. Children 10 and under free. Veterans $5 (cash at door only). 258 Titusville Rd., Poughkeepsie. Info: HVVegfest.org.

Healthy Cooking – 11am-3pm. Class from soup to nuts. Preparing one’s foods for optimum assimilation. Private location. Register/cost info, Lorraine: 845.416.4598. EmpoweredByNature.net.

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

Open House at Yellow Monkey Village – 2-6pm. Family-friendly mini yoga sessions at 02Living, collaborative therapeutic art with Mika McLane, Ayurvedic Wellness with Dr. Somesh Kaushik and children’s fashion at Tia Cibani Kids, hot cider and treats from La Maison Fete. 792 Rte. 35, Cross River.

5 Rhythms Dance – 7-9pm. Led by Stephanie Diamond. Beacon of Light Wellness Center. Info: 845.202.3515; BOLWC.com.

SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 4

Water Ceremony – 10-10:30am. Offer up prayers with tobacco and song, sending them down to the Ocean, for the healing of the waters, of Mother Earth and for all Relations. Free. Meet at the Poughkeepsie Boat Launch. Info: 845.473.2206; DreamingGoddess.com.

Second annual Hudson Valley Vegfest – 11am-6pm. Nov 3 & 4. Celebrates the benefits of vegan living and explores the issues that drive the vegan movement, from food justice to human health concerns to protecting animals and the environment. $10 per ticket or $15 for a two-day pass. Children 10 and under free. Veterans $5 (cash at door only). 258 Titusville Rd., Poughkeepsie. Info: HVVegfest.org.

Energy Workers Expo & Fair – 11-4pm. Reiki, reflexology, Vedic astrology, destiny card readings, psychic medium, Chinese medicine and natural beauty, gifts. Free entrance. Devotion Yoga of Westchester, 2055 Albany Post Rd, Croton on Hudson. 914.930.7707. DailyDevotionYoga.com.

Introduction to Thai Yoga Bodywork – 4-6pm. With Branis Buslovich. Beacon of Light Wellness Center. Info: 845.202.3515; BOLWC.com.

MONDAY, NOVEMBER 5

Medicare Info at The Kent Library – 6pm. With Independent insurance agent Jacqueline Gallagher. Program provides lots of important info. Light refreshments will be served. Registration  required. The Kent Library, 17 Sybil’s Crossing off Route 52. Info: 845.225.8585; kentlibrary.org.

Bedford Audubon’s Book Club – 6:30pm/refreshments; 7pm/book discussion . This month we will be reading H is for Hawk by Helen Macdonald. Free. Meet at Bylane. Register/join the Bedford Audubon Book Club with Susan: 914.302.9713. Info: BedfordAudubon.org.

Support Circle – 6:30-7:45pm. With Kacey Morabito Grean. Want to lose weight, find a job or just connect with like-minded people? Brainstorm, network and be inspired. $20. Mariandale Retreat Center, 299 N Highland Ave, Ossining. Info: 914.941.4455. Mariandale.org.

Restorative Yoga and Reiki – Nov 5, 12, 19 and 26. 7:30-8:45pm. With Kat and Paul Narad. Kat guides the class through restorative asanas while Paul performs individual energy healing on students. $25. Balance Wellness Studio, 1851 E Main St, Rte 6, Mohegan Lake. Must RSVP: 914.374.1471. BalanceOn6.com.

TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 6

Qi Gong Classes – November 6, 13, 20 and 27. 6:30-7:30pm. $10. Sacred Space Healing Arts. 436 Main St, Beacon. 845.416.4598. EmpoweredByNature.net.

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 7

New Moon Manifestation – 7-8pm. Together manifest hearts’ desires using The Law of Attraction and the creative energies of the New Moon. $10. Dreaming Goddess 44 Raymond Ave, Poughkeepsie. Info: 845.473.2206; DreamingGoddess.com.

Vision & Success in School – 7-9pm. Discover tools to identify children having trouble learning. 25 percent of our children have vision problems keeping them from reaching their potential. 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, NOVEMBER 8

How to Pay for College without Going Broke – 7-830pm. This seminar is designed for parents of high school students. Presented by College Planning 101. Somers Library. Registration required: 914.232.5717. SomersLibrary.org.

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 9

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

Dance Improv with Claire Deane – 7-9pm. No Experience Necessary. Beacon of Light Wellness Center. Info: 845.202.3515; BOLWC.com.

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

8th Annual Family Barn Dance with Live Fiddle Music – 7-9:30pm. With caller Eric Hollman.  Foot-stompin’ event with live, traditional tunes from Ireland, New England, Appalachia and beyond. All ages welcome. No dance experience necessary. Raffle and silent auction. $10 at door. Congers Lake Memorial Park Auditorium, 6 Gilchrest Rd, Congers. Beth Norman: 845.535.3352. Tickets:  BlueRockSchool.org.

Curing Addiction from the Core: Quit with Quinn Info Session – 7:45-8:30pm. 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 success. Free. Briarcliff location. 914.473.2015. QuitWithQuinn.com.

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 10

Intro to Yoga & Meditation for Total Beginner Workshop – 1-3pm. With Ann. For those new to yoga. Yoga styles, asana, breath-work, props, chairs, guided meditation and savasana. $45. The Temperance Center, 453 White Plains Rd, Ste 203, Eastchester. Preregister/prepay: 914.793.2600. TheTemperanceCenter.com.

Emotional Freedom Technique (EFT) for Mental/Emotional Wellness – 2-4pm. With Elsa Arce. Learn holistic, evidenced-based techniques to bring about emotional and mental stability in one’s life. Take home exercises. $40. Mt Kisco. 914.864.0462. Center4Healing.net.

SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 11

Windows of the Sky: Acupressure Facial – 10am-5:30pm. With Gail Kellstrom. For self-care or add to a practice. 7 CEU’s. $150. 15 Parkway, Katonah. Info: 914.232.5754. JinShinDoNY.com.

Veteran’s Day Yoga Class – Noon-1pm. All levels. Raffle and snacks after class. Free, donations collected for Hudson Valley VA System & Veterans Yoga Project. Devotion Yoga of Westchester, 2055 Albany Post Rd, Croton on Hudson. 914.930.7707. DailyDevotionYoga.com.

Monthly Reiki Circle – 2-3:30pm. With Deborah Amjadi. Experience a restorative reiki healing experience. Reiki healing reduces stress, relieves pain and accelerates healing without the use of medication. $20 suggested. Drop-in. Mt Kisco. 914.864.0462. Center4Healing.net.

Healing for Women – 2-4pm. A special program for women who have been physically or sexually assaulted. Bringing the whole self-back to the light, gently and with grace. $10. Mariandale Retreat Center, 299 N Highland Ave, Ossining. Info: 914.941.4455. Mariandale.org.

Intro to Sound Healing and Sound Bath Meditation – 4-5:30pm. With Daniel Lauter. Beacon of Light Wellness Center. Info: 845.202.3515; BOLWC.com.

MONDAY, NOVEMBER 12

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, November 13

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

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 15

Reiki 1 Workshop – Nov 15-16. 10am-3pm. With Regina DeCarlo. Two session class, participants will be attuned to Reiki 1, learn self-healing and how to share it with others. $250 includes manual. Dobbs Ferry. 917.593.5707. ReikiClassWestchesternNY.wordpress.com.

An Evening with Psychic Priscilla Keresy – 6:30-9pm. Presented by Kacey Morabito. Conversation and exploration. $40 includes wine and refreshments. Fundraiser for the Mt Carmel Society. Mt Carmel Hall, Highland Ave at 8th St, Verplanck. Kacey.co.

What is Oral Facial Myofunctional Therapy? – 7:30pm. Judith Dember-Paige explains how children’s facial and airway development are affected by pacifier use, thumb sucking and more. Learn about correcting disorders of the muscles and functions of the face. Rye Free Reading Room, 1061 Boston Post Rd, Rye. HolisticMoms.org.

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 16

Quit Alcohol Simply and Permanently – 7-7:45pm. Learn about quit with Quinn helping people overcome alcohol, smoking, sugar and other addictions more easily than they ever thought possible. 80 percent Success. Free Info Session. Briarcliff location. 914.473.2015. QuitWithQuinn.com.

Women’s Healing Circle – 7-9pm. With Christine Jude Winus. Beacon of Light Wellness Center. Info: 845.202.3515; BOLWC.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.

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

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 17

Fall Information Session and Campus Tour at Blue Rock School – 10am. For parents interested in kindergarten through eighth grade. Meet faculty and learn how the creative learning environment nurtures children’s natural curiosity. 110 Demarest Mill Rd, off Germonds Rd, W Nyack. RSVP, Beverly Stycos, 845.535.3353. BlueRockSchool.org.

Stray HELP Community Day – 11am-4:30pm. Family fun for a cause. Food, raffles, vendors, trapping demonstrations. TARA mobile spay/neuter clinic on site providing low cost surgery and services. Call Paula 845.206.9021 for appointment. 5 Elm St. Trinity Episcopal Church parish hall, Fishkill.

The Essence, Spirit and Energy of Essential Oils – 11am-3pm. Register/cost info, Lorraine: 845.416.4598. EmpoweredByNature.net.

Lovemore Chanting – 7-9pm. With Eileen O’Hare and Friends. Beacon of Light Wellness Center. Info: 845.202.3515; BOLWC.com.

SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 18

Awaken Wellness Fair – 10am-5pm. New York’s best-loved holistic party. Speakers, Healers, Vendors and Readers, 120+ exhibitors. Free admission with this notice. Double Tree Hotel, Tarrytown. AwakenFair.com

Interfaith Sundays—Community Harvest Brunch – 10:30am-noon. All welcome. The Chapel at Croton Falls, 609, Rte 22, next to the Schoolhouse Theater, parking available across the street. Contact for feast contributions: ChapelAtCrotonfalls.org.

Journey for the Soul’s Purpose – 11:30am-1pm. With Savannah. $20. Synchronicity, 1511 Rte 22, Brewster. RSVP: 845.363.1765. SynchronicityNY.com.

Quit Alcohol Simply and Permanently – 1-2pm. Learn about quit with Quinn helping people overcome alcohol, smoking, sugar and other addictions more easily than they ever thought possible. 80 percent success. Free info session. NYC location, E37th btwn Park & Lex. 914.473.2015. QuitWithQuinn.com.

Breathwork Circle – 4-5:30pm. With Erika Forsell. Beacon of Light Wellness Center. Info: 845.202.3515; BOLWC.com.

Jo Jayson Artist Workshop & Trunk Show – 2-4pm/Workshop; 4-5:30pm/Trunk Show. Workshop: The Divine Within. Free admission for Trunk Show with sale of Goddess Collection, books and holiday gifts. $40 workshop registration. Mt Kisco. 914.864.0462. Center4Healing.net.

MONDAY, NOVEMBER 19

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

THURSDAY, November 22

Thanksgiving Day Plant-Based Potluck –1-4pm. White Plains Community Unitarian Universalist Congregation is hosting a free Plant-Based Pot Luck Thanksgiving Dinner. Bring at least one plant-based dish ready to serve by 1 p.m. 468 Rosedale Ave., White Plains. Register: EventBrite.com and type “Giving Thanks” in search bar.

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 23

White Friday – 10am-6pm. Frenzied Black Friday is transformed at the Dreaming Goddess to an annual White Friday, with light refreshments, special offers, and rejuvenating holiday magic all weekend. Dreaming Goddess, 44 Raymond Ave, Poughkeepsie. Info: 845.473.2206; DreamingGoddess.com.

Holiday Twilight Tours at Boscobel – 3:30-7pm. Nov 23-25, Dec 1-2 & 8-9. Candlelit mansion decorated for 19th-century Christmas with live music, guides throughout the house museum share stories. Adults $25, children $16, under 5 free. 1601 Rte. 9D, Garrison. Info: 845.265.3638; Boscobel.org.

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

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 24

Hudson River Museum Thanksgiving Weekend – Noon-7:15pm. The museum hosts a full slate of family-friendly activities from noon to 7:15 p.m. on November 24. Free with museum admission. 511 Warburton Ave., Yonkers. Info: 914.963.4550; hrm.org.

Shamanic Reiki Hearth Circle – 5:30-7pm. With Melanie Ryan. Join us in circle to heal, honor the Earth and our ancestors. Shamanic cosmology and journeying. Donations support indigenous people. All welcome. $20 suggested. Mt Kisco. 914.864.0462. Center4Healing.net.

The Greenheart Performs at Good Choice Kitchen – 8-10pm. $6. 147 Main St., Ossining. For more information about the group, visit TheGreenheart.Solutions. Good Choice Kitchen offers vegan, organic seasonal menu. Info: 914.930.1591 GoodChoiceKitchen.com.

Sunday, November 25

Women’s Full Moon Gathering and Annual Pumpkin Soup Gratitude Circle – 7-8:30pm. A non-denominational monthly gathering for women, coming together to draw on the powerful energies of the full moon. Requested donation: $10. Call shop for address. 845.473.2206. DreamingGoddess.com.

MONDAY, NOVEMBER 26

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.

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 28

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

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 29

Filling our Hearts with Love through Meditation – 7-8 pm. Meditation/lecture/workshop. Learn the healing and uplifting benefits of meditation through practice of Jyoti meditation. Free. Jim Rose, International speaker and meditation teacher. Mosaic Mental Health Center, 5676 Riverdale Ave, Riverdale. Info: 914.433.1800. sos.org.

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 30

Mindfulness and Empowerment Weekend Retreat – Nov 30-Dec 2. 5pm/Fri-1pm/Sun. Learn Mindfulness and PULSE a technique that empowers and helps to create what is one’s desire in life. $325 includes all workshops, private room for two nights plus six meals. Mariandale Center, Ossining. Janet: 914.548.8372. Info: PulseManifestation.com.

Book Signing – 7pm. With world-renowned medium and clairvoyant Lisa Williams. 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, DECEMBER 1

100-Hour Meditation Teacher Training – Taught by Melanie Ryan. The Center for Health and Healing, Mt Kisco. 914.864.0462. Center4Healing.net.

 

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

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

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

UPCOMING EVENTS
Please call ahead to confirm event details

Wednesday, July 4

Independence Day Fair – 11am-4pm (rain or shine). Family-friendly fair featuring petting zoo, equestrian demonstration, pony rides, crafts, face painting, hayrides, live music, fishing, pet adoption, food from the grill and  more. Free admission. John Jay Homestead, 400 Jay St. Katonah. Info: bedfordarmonkrotary.org.

THURSDAY, JULY 5

A Summer Retreat for Writers: Finding Inspiration, Contemplation and Creativity – July 5-9. The retreat is open to everyone: for those who journal and for writers of every genre. $450 includes overnight accommodations and all meals. The Mariandale Center, 299 N Highland, Ave, Ossining. Info: 914.941.4455. Mariandale.org.

FRIDAY, JULY 6

Hudson Valley Hot-Air Balloon Festival – July 6-8. Over 100 balloon launches during the weekend, with mass launches scheduled for Friday, Saturday and Sunday evenings, and sunrise launches on Saturday and Sunday. Craft beverage tap tent, live bands, vendors, food trucks and family activities. Info: BalloonFestHV.com.

Breath Work – 7-9pm. With Erika. Firefly Yoga, 992 Main St, Fishkill. RSVP/info: FireflyFishkill.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, JULY 7

From Darkness to Light: Reconnecting with Your Spirit – 11am-3pm. With Rose Kress, of the LifeForce Yoga Healing Institute. Breathwork, intention, affirmation, self-inquiry, asana and more. $90 lunch provided. The Temperance Center, 453 White Plains Rd, Ste 203, Eastchester. Preregister/prepay: 914.793.2600. TheTemperanceCenter.com.

SUNDAY, JULY 8

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

Journey for Your Soul’s Purpose – 11am-12:30pm. With Savannah. $20. Synchronicity, 1511 Rte 22, Brewster. RSVP: 845.363.1765. Info: SynchronicityNY.com.

MONDAY, JULY 9

The Healing Circle: Relax, Restore and Return to Balance – 1-2:30pm. Restorative healing touch and reiki healing prompts an overall calming, balancing and healing response that enhances health and well-being. $20. The Mariandale Center, 299 N Highland Ave, Ossining. Info: 914.941.4455. Mariandale.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, JULY 10

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

Qi Gong Classes – July 10 and July 24. 6:30-7:30pm. Sacred Space Healing Arts, 436 Main St, Beacon. $10. Register: 845.416.4598. Empoweredbynature.net.

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

WEDNESDAY, JULY 11

Sharp Again Soiree – 6:30pm. Music, dancing, silent auction, dinner and drinks in support of Sharp Again Naturally’s mission to preserve and restore memory. CV Rich Mansion. Info: Sansoiree.Eventbrite.com.

Summer Qigong: Learn to Expand Your Awareness – July 11-Aug 29. 7-8pm. Eight-week series. $15 per session. $100 per series. The Mariandale Center, 299 N Highland Ave, Ossining. Info: 914.941.4455. Mariandale.org.

Thursday, July 12

Death Cafe meeting – 7pm. Share candidly, questions, fears and beliefs about death. Make the most of life today. Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 236 S. Bedford Road (Rt. 172). Mount Kisco. Free. RSVP not necessary.

FRIDAY, JULY 13

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

Psychic Message & Healing Circle – 7-9pm. With Shaman Healer Elka Boren. $40. Angel Aura Spiritual Boutique, 12 W Main St, Pawling. RSVP: 845.493.0432. AngelAuraBoutique.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, JULY 14

Summer Ecology Walk – 1-2:30pm. Find out what is going on in nature during this time of the year during a stroll around the sanctuary. Read Wildlife Sanctuary, Playland Park, Rye. 914.967.8720. More info: Parks.WestchesterGov.com.

Astrology Workshop – 1-3pm. With Astro Cheryl. Learn and discuss the basics of Astrology. $40. Angel Aura Spiritual Boutique, 12 W Main St, Pawling. RSVP: 845.493.0432. AngelAuraBoutique.com.

Free Lecture: Ayurveda Overview and Q & A – 3-5pm. Dr. Kaushik’s Ayurvedic and Naturopathic Clinic will hold an afternoon of Ayurveda. Yellow Monkey Village, 792 Rte 35, Cross River. 914.875.9088; DrKaushik.com.

Music of the Heart: A Bhakti Yoga Experience – 3-5pm. With Darren Marc. Sacred time for soul nourishment includes gentle yoga, call and response singing and other Bhakti practice. No experience necessary. Quest Yoga Arts, 11-13 E Main St, Mt Kisco. Preregister: 914.996.4286. QuestYogaArts.com (workshops tab).

Birth Trauma Healing Workshop – 7-9pm. With Shaman Healer Elka Boren. $40. Angel Aura Spiritual Boutique, 12 W Main St, Pawling. RSVP: 845.493.0432. AngelAuraBoutique.com.

SUNDAY, JULY 15

Interfaith Sundays at The Chapel at Croton Falls – 10:30am-12pm. Owlfeathers: Interfaith Meets Poetry, with Prof. Suzanne Ironbiter. All Welcome – refreshments follow. The Chapel at Croton Falls, 609, Rt. 22, Croton Falls. Parking across street. Info: chapelatcrotonfalls.org.

Learn the Angel Oracle Cards – 11am-12:30pm. With Joann Fiallo. Basic level. $25. Synchronicity, 1511 Rte 22, Brewster. RSVP: 845.363.1765. Info: SynchronicityNY.com.

Walking Tour of the Lasdon Memorial Garden – 2-3pm. Join Lasdon’s horticulturist on a walking tour of a fragrance garden, a shrub border and a formal garden. Lasdon Park, Arboretum and Veterans Memorial, Somers. Info: 914.864.7268. LasdonPark.org.

TUESDAY, JULY 17

Free Lecture: Stress: The Ayurvedic Approach to Getting Out From Under – 7-9pm. With Dr. Somesh Kaushik, an Ayurvedic and Naturopathic physician. Lewisboro Library, 15 Main St, S Salem. 914.875.9004. LewisboroLibrary.org.

WEDNESDAY, JULY 18

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 believe. Free lecture. Briarcliff location. 914.473.2015. QuitWithQuinn.com.

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

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

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, JULY 20

Yin Yoga Teacher Training – July 20-22. With Megan for a weekend of Yin Yoga exploration. Upon completion of this course, students will receive 20 YACE Continuing Education hours through Yoga Alliance. $375. Wainwright House, Rye.

Boot Camp for the Soul: Art and Yoga One Day Retreat – 9:30am-4pm. Designed to provide an uninterruptible space to unplug from the busyness of life and reconnect with oneself. $75. The Mariandale Center, 299 N Highland Ave, Ossining. Info: 914.941.4455. Mariandale.org.

Yin Yoga for Self-Care – 6-9pm. Stretch out and bring awareness to the entire body and will incorporate some gentle Qi Gong in addition to the longer Yin holds. $55 Nonmembers. Wainwright House, Rye.

Chakra Crystal Grid Healing Workshop – 7-9pm. With Shaman Healer Elka Boren. $40. Angel Aura Spiritual Boutique, 12 W Main St, Pawling. RSVP: 845.493.0432. AngelAuraBoutique.com.

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

SATURDAY, JULY 21

Dragon Boat Race and Festival – Dragon boat races, food trucks, music, local vendors and activities for all ages on the banks of the Hudson River. Info: DutchessDragonBoat.org.

Wholistic Peace Forum – 3:30-5pm. Interactive and collaborative experience to identify and discuss best practices for the holistic community to get more involved with overarching community issues in Westchester. Hartsdale. Free/donations welcome. Tickets/details: Eventbrite.com, search Wholistic Peace Forum.

Ancestral Healing Workshop – 7-9pm. With Shaman Healer Elka Boren. $40. Angel Aura Spiritual Boutique, 12 W Main St, Pawling. RSVP: 845.493.0432. AngelAuraBoutique.com.

SUNDAY, JULY 22

The Harlem Valley Rail Ride – Takes cyclists through a horse farm, a dairy farm and a car-free, six-mile section of abandoned railroad track, beginning and ending at Eddie Collins Field in Millerton. Concludes with barbecue festival. Info/cost: HarlemValleyRailRide.com.

Double Workshop: Joe’s Natural Laws and How They Influenced His Work – 11am-6pm. With Sean Gallagher and Historical Chair Exercises with Elaine Ewing. $250. Rhinebeck Pilates, 6400 Montgomery St. Elaine: 845.876.5686. RhinebeckPilates.com.

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.

Healing/Psychic Fair – 1-6pm. 7/22 & 7/29. Healers, psychics, tarot readers, palm readers and Reiki Masters available for readings and healing sessions. Portion donated to the Global Autism Project. Chapel at Croton Falls. 609 Rt. 22, Croton Falls. Info:  Rona Levine 914.419.8693.

Belly Dance Basics – 2:30-4:30pm. With Gina Bergamini. A celebration of natural beauty and power regardless of age, ability or body type. Quest Yoga Arts, 11-13 E Main St, Mt Kisco. Preregister: 914.996.4286. QuestYogaArts.com (workshops tab).

MONDAY, JULY 23

Fourth Monday Bird Walk – 7:30-9:30am. BYO binoculars and join experts from Saw Mill River Audubon for a walk through park to see the birds of the season. Beginners welcome. Croton Point Park, meet in main parking lot, Croton-on-Hudson. 914.862.5290. Info: SawmillRiverAudubon.org. More info: Parks.WestchesterGov.com.

TUESDAY, JULY 24

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

WEDNESDAY, JULY 25

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.

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.com.

FRIDAY, JULY 27

Sixth Annual Firefly Festival – 6:30-8:30pm. BYO chairs, blankets and flashlight. Meet at the end of Michigan Road for this annual festival. Enjoy some s’mores while watching this amazing show. Ward Pound Ridge Reservation, Cross River. Info: 914.864.7317. Parks.westchestergov.com.

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

22 Arcanas Workshop – 7-9pm. With Shaman Healer Elka Boren. $40. Journey through the Tarot Major Arcana. Angel Aura Spiritual Boutique, 12 W Main St, Pawling. RSVP: 845.493.0432. AngelAuraBoutique.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, JULY 28

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

Essentials for a More Easeful Labor: A Couples Labor & Delivery Workshop – 3-7pm. Learn all the basics that a couple needs to know in preparation for labor. Quest Yoga Arts, 11-13 E Main St, Mt Kisco. Preregister: 914.996.4286. QuestYogaArts.com (birth and baby tab).

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.

SUNDAY, JULY 29

Introduction to Foot Reflexology – 10am-1pm. Wyld Womyn, 378C Main St, Beacon. Register: Wyld Womyn. 845.440.8300.

MONDAY, JULY 30

Kids Summer Camp – July 30-Aug 3. 9-11:45am. Ages 5-9. $150. Firefly Yoga, 992 Main St, Fishkill. RSVP/info: FireflyFishkill.com.

 

 

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

The following events appear in Natural Awakenings – Westchester, Putnam, Dutchess NY, June 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.

FRIDAY, JUNE 1

Shamanic Reiki Training Master Practitioner Level – June 1-3. 10am-5pm. With Melanie Ryan. Professional weekend training. Be attuned to Mikao Usui Reiki Master symbol and the intuitive, psychic healing powers used for centuries by ancient indigenous shamans. $425. Mt Kisco. 914.864.0462. Center4Healing.net.

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.

Healing Ceremony – 7-9pm. With Shamanic healer “Curandera” Rocio La Rosa. $40. Synchronicity, 1511 Rte 22, Brewster. RSVP: 845.363.1765. SynchronicityNY.com.

Sunset Qigong: Aligning Mind, Body and Spirit with Universal Energy – June 1, 8, 15, 22 & 29. 7:30-8:30pm. Sunset Qigong-Facing West over the Hudson River. All welcome. No prior experience necessary. Dress comfortably. The Mariandale Center, Ossining. 914.941.4455. Mariandale.org.

SATURDAY, JUNE 2

Snapping Turtles! Boscobel – 7:30am. Rain-or-shine. Presentation about snapping turtles and introduction to turtles living in the marsh. Explore Boscobel’s gardens and grounds. Refreshments. Admission $12/adults, $8/children, free under 5. Info, visit Boscobel.org.

Field Trip: Mianus River Gorge – 7:30-11am. Join BAS Naturalist Tait Johansson and Preserve Manager Budd Veverka for an early-morning bird walk at this beautiful old-growth forest. Moderate-strenuous. Register, Susan: 914.302.9713. BedfordAudubon.org.

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

Primrose Hill School Annual Gala – 7-10pm. evening of entertainment and collaborative change-making to support Primrose Hill School, an independent school focused on inclusive, nature-based education. At CO, Rhinebeck’s cooperative co-working space. Info/tickets: PrimroseHillSchool.com.

SUNDAY, JUNE 3

Bird Walk: Muscoot Farm – 7:30-11am. Join Bedford Audubon’s Naturalist Tait Johansson and the Friends of Muscoot Farm for a bird walk on these beautiful. Free. Level of difficulty is easy-moderate. Register, Susan: 914.302.9713. BedfordAudubon.org.

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

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

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

TUESDAY, JUNE 5

First Tuesday Bird Walk – 7:30-9:30am. Free. Level of physical difficulty is easy-moderate. Deans Bridge, at eastern end of bridge, Somers. Register, Susan: 914.302.9713. BedfordAudubon.org.

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. All levels. $20 drop-in. First class free. Devotion Yoga, 2055 Albany Post Rd, Croton on Hudson. 914.930.7707. DailyDevotionYoga.com.

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 6

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

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, JUNE 8

One Light Healing Touch School – June 8-10. Meets June-Nov with Penny and Ron Lavin. Training includes 33 advanced healing techniques and 50 practices for healing oneself and others. NCBTMB CEUs. Lagrangeville. Register: Penny: 845.878.5165. OLHT1.com.

Happy Hour Yoga – 7-8pm. Vinyasa class set to varying musical playlists each month. Fun and energetic. $130. Cold Spring Yoga, 75 Main St. 845.265.4444. ColdSpringYoga.com.

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

Igniting Sacred Sexuality: A Couples Series – 7-9pm. With Kevin Spath and Cat Guthrie. A progressive/experiential three-Fri series exploring a radical mind-shift about sexuality and intimacy. $175 early bird. Mt Kisco. Kevin: 914.673.0007. Center4Healing.net.

SATURDAY, JUNE 9

Meditation: A Daily Peaceful Retreat – 11am-12:15pm. With Bruce Berger. Meditation, lecture workshop. Discover the benefits of meditation. Learn to focus within and find peace and calm. Free. 1st Unitarian Society of Westchester, 25 Old Jackson Ave, Hastings-On-Hudson. Info: 914.433.1800. SOS.org.

Reiki 1 Class – June 9-10. 1-5pm both days. With Anne Bentzen. Learn foundation skills for self-healing and treating others. Receive four attunements, manual and certificate. $200. Armonk Register: 914.588.4079. Balancing4Life.com.

Natural Strategies for Chemical Detox – 2-4pm. With Dr. Kurt Beil. Learn ways to prevent and reduce the impacts of toxins so health is restored and symptoms resolved and natural cleansing detox options that optimizes a healthier, toxin-free life. $40 door. Mt Kisco. 914.864.0462. Center4Healing.net.

Tibetan Sound Bowl Healing – 5:30-7pm. With Michelle Clifton. 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. $40 door. Mt Kisco. Michelle: 914.447.0822. Center4Healing.net.

SUNDAY, JUNE 10

Field Trip: Bashakill Marsh & Shawangunk Grasslands National Wildlife Refuge – 7:30am-3pm. Grab binoculars and join Naturalist Tait Johansson for a full day of birding. Depart Bylane at 6am and return 4pm. Free. Level of difficulty is moderate. Register, Susan: 914.302.9713.

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

Mediumship Class – 11am-5pm. With the accomplished medium Adam Bernstein. $150. Synchronicity, 1511 Rte 22, Brewster. RSVP: 845.363.1765. Info: SynchronicityNY.com.

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

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

Usui Reiki Monthly Circle – 2-3:30pm. With Deborah Amjadi. Healing reduces stress, relieves pain and accelerates healing without medication use. Individual or group energy healing. Practitioners are welcome to participate in reiki exchanges. $20 cash. Mt Kisco. 914.864.0462. Center4Healing.net.

Kundalini Yoga & Gong Meditation – 5-6:30pm. With Pritam Bani Kaur. Use 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.

MONDAY, JUNE 11

The Healing Circle: Relax, Restore and Return to Balance – 1-2:30pm. Reiki, a subtle healing practice that supports body, mind and spirit, prompts an overall calming, balancing and healing response that enhances health and well-being. $20. The Mariandale Center, Ossining. 914.941.4455. Mariandale.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, JUNE 12

Introduction to Foot Reflexology Course # LES429 – June 12 and 14. 6-8pm. $49. Dutchess Community College – South Campus – Wappingers Falls. Register directly with school: 845.431.8910. Online: SunyDutchess.edu/cfweb.

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 13

Talkwalk at the Dam: Netwalk – 10am-12:30pm. Not a Race or Expo. Entrepreneurs and executives take business a step further. Inspiration, Insights, Introductions, Impact. Pre-Registration only. Tickets online: Womeninbusiness.org or 914.288.9888.

Grand Opening of Candles & Wine Co – 6-10pm. An opening celebration at Wine and Beer Bar featuring light food, wine and beer. 25/27 Depot Plaza, Bedford Hills.

Mediumship Message Gallery – 6-8pm. With Adam Bernstein. $40. Synchronicity, 1511 Rte 22, Brewster. RSVP: 845.363.1765. Info: SynchronicityNY.com.

Free Lecture: Ayurveda and Yoga—The Health Connection – 7-9pm. With Dr. Somesh Kaushik, an Ayurvedic and Naturopathic physician. Free dosha readings after the lecture. Thrivologie, 197 Ethan Allen Hwy, Ridgefield, CT. 203.416.9416. Thrivologie.com.

The Migratory Bird Treaty Act: One Hundred Years Later – 7:30pm. Interim Executive Director of the Bedford Audubon Society Suzanne Cahill, discusses the history of the MBTA and recent changes made under the Trump administration. Katonah Village Library.

FRIDAY, JUNE 15

Reiki Healing Circle – 1-3pm. With Anne Bentzen. Restore body, mind and soul connections. Meditation and deep relaxation offer natural healing solutions. Max 12. $30. Apogee, 170 Harris Rd, Bedford Hills. RSVPs required: 914.244.1606. Text/more info: 914.588.4079.

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, JUNE 16

Clearwater Festival – 6/16 & 6/17. Music and Environmental Festival at Croton Point Park, Croton-on-Hudson. To purchase tickets and for more info visit: ClearwaterFestival.org or call 888.718.4253 opt. 1. Kids 11 and under free!

Connecting to the Wisdom of Plants LES433 – 9am-1pm. $59. Dutchess Community College – South Campus – Wappingers Falls. Register directly with school: 845.431.8910 Online: SunyDutchess.edu/cfweb.

Buddhist-Christian Dialogue – 10am-2pm. Explore the many similarities between these two traditions. Review many of the teachings of Jesus and the Buddha and discuss the way of the Saint and the way of the Bodhisattva. $35 includes lunch. The Mariandale Center, Ossining. 914.941.4455. Mariandale.org.

Crystal & Sound Healing Workshop – 1-3:30pm. Access energies of mineral kingdom to release belief systems, cleanse energy and journey with sound to manifest true desires. $75. Devotion Yoga of Westchester, 2055 Albany Post Rd, Croton on Hudson. 914.930.7707. Preregister: DailyDevotionYoga.com.

Free Lecture, Afternoon of Ayurveda: Insomnia: Acute or Chronic—Reasons & Solutions – 3-5pm. Dr. Kaushik’s Ayurvedic and Naturopathic Clinic, Yellow Monkey Village, 792 Rte 35, Cross River. 914.875.9088. DrKaushik.com.

Sunday, June 17

Clearwater Festival – 6/16 & 6/17. Music and Environmental Festival at Croton Point Park, Croton-on-Hudson. To purchase tickets and for more info visit: ClearwaterFestival.org or call 888.718.4253 opt. 1. Kids 11 and under free!

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

TUESDAY, JUNE 19

Field Trip: Sterling Forest – 8am-3pm. Naturalist Tait Johansson leads adventure to Sterling Forest in search of Golden-winged, Hooded, and Cerulean Warblers, and others. Depart Bylane 7am. Free. Level of difficulty is moderate. Register, Susan: 914.302.9713.

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

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 20

Get On Your Mat For Mental Health – 5:30-7:30pm. Outdoor mega-yoga event in support of mental health services, featuring music, marketplace and hour class led Sarah Platt-Finger. Court St. between Main St. and Martine Ave. Downtown White Plains. $30 adults/$15 little yogis. Register: mhawestchester.org. 914.265.7511.

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

Fybromyalgia and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Lecture – 6:30-7:30pm. With Dr. David Connell will discuss both topics. Registration required online at: kentlibrary.org or by calling the Kent Public Library at 845.225.8585.  Kent Library, 17 Sybil’s Crossing, Kent Lakes.

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, JUNE 21

Third Thursday Bird Walk – 7:30-9:30am. Breeders here include Cliff Swallow, Yellow-billed Cuckoo, Blue-winged Warbler, Pine Warbler and Indigo Bunting. Free. Level of difficulty is easy. Maple Ave, meet at the intersection of Maple Ave and Reservoir Rd (right at the dam), Katonah. Register, Susan Fisher: 914.302.9713.

Ascend Festival – 8am. Summer Solstice, when our sun reaches its highest point in the sky. On this day, celebrate the light of the day and the light within. Cold Spring Yoga, 75 Main St. 845.265.4444. Cost/info: AscendFestival.com.

Summer Solstice – 4-6pm. Hear a brief explanation of the Solstice, visit gardens, find natural symbols and ornaments, take a Labyrinth prayer walk and enjoy seasonal refreshments. Free family event. The Mariandale Center, Ossining. 914.941.4455. Mariandale.org.

FRIDAY, JUNE 22

Giant Annual Church Tag Sale – June 22-24. 9am-4pm. Housewares, fabrics, furniture, children’s items and more. 4th Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Westchester, 1698 Strawberry Rd, Mohegan Lake. Info: Jennifer: 914.648.8583. FourthUU.org.

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

Five Rhythms – 7-9pm. With Peter Fodera and Stephanie Diamond. Beacon of Light Wellness Center, Beacon. Info: 845.202.3515. BeaconOfLightWellnessCenter.com.

SATURDAY, JUNE 23

Qi Gong for Beginners & Experienced – 9am-Noon. $25. Mount Saint Mary College – Desmond Campus, 6 Albany Post Rd, Newburgh. 845.565-2076. Register Online: msmc.edu/communityed.

Free Lecture: What is Ayurvedic Medicine and How Does It Compare with Western (Allopathic) Medicine? – 10:30-12:30pm. With Dr. Somesh Kaushik, an Ayurvedic and Naturopathic physician. Free dosha readings after the lecture. Somers Library, 82 Primrose St, Somers. 914.232.5717. SomersLibrary.org.

WHN Summer Solstice Gathering – 12-3pm. Experience and enjoy offerings from Westchester Holistic Network practitioners with an astrology summer overview. Meditation, music, movement, healing modalities and refreshments. Community Unitarian Universalist Congregation of White Plains. Register/Info: WestchesterHolisticNetwork.org.

SUNDAY, JUNE 24

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

Summer Solstice Healing Night – 5-7pm. With Merrill Black and Jo-Anne Salomone. Yoga, breath-work, summer fun play/exploration and meditation. $20, half will go to charity. The Temperance Center, 453 White Plains Rd, Ste 203, Eastchester. 914.793.2600. TheTemperanceCenter.com.

TUESDAY, JUNE 26

An Introduction to Ayurveda—The Wisdom of Life LES430 – June 26-28. 6-8pm. Four hours 5286 90. $49. Materials fee included in cost of class. Dutchess Community College – South Campus – Wappingers Falls. Register directly with school: 845.431.8910. Online: SunyDutchess.edu/cfweb.

Book Talk – 7pm. Author, Jodi Baretz will be discussing her Amazon bestselling book, Mindful Is the New Skinny, 10 Transformational Steps to a Lighter You Inside and Out. Free. Chappaqua Library, 195 S Greeley Ave, Chappaqua. Info, Jodi Baretz: 917.974.9446. JodiBaretz.com.

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 27

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.

THURSDAY, JUNE 28

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

FRIDAY, JUNE 29

Breathwork Circle – 7-9pm. With Erika Forsell. Beacon of Light Wellness Center, Beacon. 845.202.3515. BeaconOfLightWellnessCenter.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, JUNE 30

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

Safe Haven Farm Sanctuary – Noon-2pm. Kick-off summer fun with at the picnic and open house. Meet the animals and enjoy a delicious plant based picnic. Admission free, donations appreciated. Families welcome. Poughquag. Info/RSVP: 845.724.5138. SafeHavenFarmSanctuary.org.

Celebrate Life (and Turning 100!) with Tao Porchon-Lynch – 1:30-4:30pm. Hosted by Yoga Teachers Association. Experience a master yogini’s unique teachings and join her for an early birthday celebration. $45 members/$65 nonmembers. The Yoga Studio, Club Fit, Briarcliff Manor. Register: ytayoga.com; 914.582.7816.

Shamanic Reiki Hearth Monthly Circle – 5:30-7pm. With Melanie Ryan. Healings, teachings and ceremony originated by ancient indigenous shamans worldwide. $20 cash, drop in only. Proceeds go to Olympic Mountain EarthWisdom Circle. Mt Kisco. 914.864.0462. Center4Healing.net.

Wednesday, July 4

Independence Day Fair – 11am-4pm (rain or shine). Family-friendly fair featuring petting zoo, equestrian demonstration, pony rides, crafts, face painting, hayrides, live music, fishing, pet adoption, food from the grill and  more. Free admission. John Jay Homestead, 400 Jay St. Katonah. Info: bedfordarmonkrotary.org.

 

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

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

UPCOMING EVENTS
Please call ahead to confirm event details.

TUESDAY, AUGUST 1

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

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

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

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 2

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

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

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

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

THURSDAY, AUGUST 3

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

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

SATURDAY, AUGUST 5

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

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

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

SUNDAY, AUGUST 6

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

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

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

MONDAY, AUGUST 7

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

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

TUESDAY, AUGUST 8

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

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

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

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

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 9

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

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

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

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

FRIDAY, AUGUST 11

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

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

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

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

SATURDAY, AUGUST 12

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

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

Monday, AugUST 14

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

TUESDAY, AUGUST 15

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

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 16

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

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

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

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

THURSDAY, AUGUST 17

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

FRIDAY, AUGUST 18

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

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

SATURDAY, AUGUST 19

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

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

SUNDAY, AUGUST 20

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

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

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

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

MONDAY, AUGUST 21

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

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

TUESDAY, AUGUST 22

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

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 23

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

FRIDAY, AUGUST 25

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

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

SATURDAY, AUGUST 26

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

SUNDAY, AUGUST 27

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

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

MONDAY, AUGUST 28

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

Tuesday, August 29

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

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 30

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

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

 

 

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