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.

 

 

Farmers’ Markets Summer 2017 in Westchester, Putnam & Dutchess NY

 

Find a 2017 Summer Farmers’ Market near you!

Dutchess County

Amenia Farmers’ Market

Fridays, 3-7pm, thru Oct

4988 Rt 22, Town Hall

ameniafarmersmarket.com

 

Beacon Farmers’ Market

Sundays, 10am to 3pm

Veterans Place, next to Post Office

beaconfarmersmarket.org

 

Fishkill Farmers’ Market

Main Street Plaza, Rt. 52

Thursdays, 9am-3pm, thru Oct

 

Hyde Park Farmers Market
Saturdays, 9am-2pm, thru Oct 28

4390 Route 9
hydeparkfarmersmarket.org

 

Millbrook NY Farmers Market

Saturdays, 9am-1pm, thru Oct 28

3263 Franklin Ave
millbrooknyfarmersmarket.com

 

Milan Farmers Market

Mobile Mart, Rt. 199

Fridays, 3-7pm, until Sept 30

milanfarmersmarket.com/

 

Millerton Farmer’s Market

Saturdays, 9am-1pm, thru Oct 28

Millerton Methodist Church,

6 Dutchess Ave

millertonfarmersmarket.org

 

Pawling Farmer’s Market

Saturdays, 9am-1pm, thru Sept 30

Charles Coleman Blvd,

Pawling Village

pawlingfarmersmarket.org

 

Poughkeepsie Waterfront Market

Mondays, 4-7:30pm, thru Oct

75 N. Water St.

mhcm.org/visit/poughkeepsie-waterfront-market/

 

Poughkeepsie –Arlington Farmers’ Market

Thursdays, 3-7pm, thru October,

Raymond & Collegeview Aves,

arlingtonhasit.org/events/farmers-market/

 

Red Hook: Hudson Valley Farmers Market at Greig Farm

Saturdays, 10am-3pm

223 Pitcher Lane, Red Hook

greigfarm.com

 

Rhinebeck Farmers Market

Sundays, 10am-2pm, thru Nov
61 East Market St, Rhinebeck
rhinebeckfarmersmarket.com

 

Putnam County

Brewster Farmers’ Market & Hudson Valley Regional Farmers Market

Sundays, 10am-2pm

15 Mount Ebo Rd, South, Brewster

hudsonvalleyfarmersmarket.org

 

Cold Spring Farmers’ Market

Boscobel, Rt 9D, Garrison

Saturdays, 10:30am-1:30pm

csfarmmarket.org

 

Westchester County

Bronxville Farmers’ Market

Saturdays, 8:30-1pm, thru Nov 18

Stone Place at Paxton Ave

bronxvillefarmersmarket.com

 

Chappaqua Farmers Market

Saturdays, 8:30am-1pm

Chappaqua Train Station

chappaquafarmersmarket.org

 

Croton-on-Hudson – Down to Earth Farmers Market

Sundays, 9am-2pm, thru 11/19
Lot behind 1 Croton Point Ave

downtoearthmarkets.com/markets

 

Dobbs Ferry Farmers Market

Fridays, 10am-4pm, thru Oct

Corner of Cedar and Main St

dobbsferryfarmersmarket.com

 

Eastchester Farmers Market

344 White Plains Rd

(rear parking lot Country Markets Supermarket)

Sundays, 10am-3pm, thru Oct 15

 

Harrison – Down to Earth Farmers Market

Saturdays, 8:30am-1pm, thru Nov 18
Ma Riis Park

downtoearthmarkets.com/markets

 

Hastings Farmers Market

Hastings-On-Hudson Library, 7 Maple Ave

Saturdays, 8:30am-1:30pm, thru Nov

hastingsfarmersmarket.org

 

Irvington Farmers Market

Sundays, 9am-1:30pm, thru Nov 19

Main Street School 101 Main St

irvmkt.org

 

Katonah – John Jay Homestead Farm Market

Saturdays, 9am-1pm, thru Oct. 28

400 Jay St, Katonah

johnjayhomestead.org

 

Katonah – Muscoot Farmers Market

51 Rt 100, Katonah

Sundays, 9:30am-2:30pm, thru Nov 19

muscootfarm.org

 

Larchmont – Down to Earth Farmers Market

Saturdays, 8:30am-1pm, thru Dec 16
Metro North upper lot

Chatsworth Av/Myrtle Blvd

downtoearthmarkets.com/markets

 

New Rochelle Grand Market

Saturdays, 9am-2pm, thru Oct.

1 Library Green

downtown public library

newrochellegrandmarket.com

 

New Rochelle – Down to Earth Farmers Market

Fridays, 8:30am-2:30pm, thru Nov
Huguenot Park/Twin Lakes

downtoearthmarkets.com/markets

 

 

Cortlandt Manor  – NewYork-Presbyterian Hudson Valley Hospital

1st & 3rd Tuesdays, 11am-4pm, thru Nov

Lobby, 1980 Crompond Rd

hvhc.org

 

Ossining – Down to Earth Farmers Market

Saturdays, 8:30am-1pm, thru Dec 30
Corner of Spring & Main Streets

downtoearthmarkets.com/markets

 

Peekskill Farmers Market 

Saturdays, 8am-2pm, thru Nov 18

13 Bank St, between Park and Main

PeekskillFarmersMarket.com

 

Pleasantville Farmers Market

Saturdays, 8:30am-1pm

Memorial Plaza

pleasantvillefarmersmarket.org

 

Rye – Down to Earth Markets

Sundays, 8:30am-2:30pm, thru Dec
Parking Lot on Theodore Fremd Ave

downtoearthmarkets.com/markets

 

Putnam Valley Farmers’ Market

Fridays, 3-6:30pm, thru Sept 1

Tompkins Corners Cultural Center
729 Peekskill Hollow Rd

putnamvalleyresidents.com

 

Tarrytown and Sleepy Hollow Farmers Market

Saturdays, 8:30am-2pm, thru Nov

Patriots Park

tashfarmersmarket.org

 

White Plains Farmers Market

Wednesdays, 8am-4pm, thru Nov 22

Court St. between Martine Ave & Main St.

bensidounusa.com

 

Yorktown Farmers Market

Saturdays, 9am-2pm, thru Sept 16

Jefferson Valley Mall, 650 Lee Blvd.

YorktownFarmersMarket.com

 

Yonkers Get Fresh Farmers’ Market

Fridays, 10am-4pm, thru Oct 27

Philipse Manor Hall State Historic Site, 29 Warburton Ave

GroundworkHV.org

 

Yonkers – Saint John’s Church Farmers’ Market

Thursdays, 7am-4pm, thru Nov 16

Church Courtyard, One Hudson St

stjohnsfarmersmarket.blogspot.in/

 

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

cover-feb17-225The following events appear in Natural Awakenings – Westchester, Putnam, Dutchess NY, February 2017 Edition.

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

UPCOMING EVENTS
Please call ahead to confirm event details.

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 1

Women’s Wisdom Group – 10:30am-12:30pm. Women support each other through the process of recognizing and embracing one’s full, authentic beings and nurturing their highest potential. $30. SunRaven, 501 Guard Hill Rd, Bedford. 914.218.3113. SlowMedicineTherapist.com.

Inner Balance Book Circle at Front Street Gallery – 7pm. Discussion on the first 31 passages of Meditations From the Mat, Rolph Gates. 21 Front St, Patterson. Info: innerbalancestudio.org.

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

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 2

Yoga Teacher Training Registration – Feb 2-28. RYS-200 SMC Ohra Yoga Teacher Training program. Begins Mar 6. With Michelle Briks RYT-500 and SMC Yoga Program Coordinator. Saw Mill Club. Mt Kisco. Info, Michelle: 914.241.0797. SawMillClub.com.

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 4

The Writer’s Creative Experience – 10am-noon. Learn techniques to spark creativity and enjoy life with more vibrancy. $162/180 five-weeks. Wainwright House, Rye. 914.967.6080. For outline: Wainwright.org.

Teaching Trails: Weekend Walks for All Ages – Feb 4, 5, 11, 12, 18, 19, 25 and 26. 11:30am. Guided trail experience through woodland forest. Get acquainted with GNC trail system. Free. Greenburgh Nature Center, 99 Dromore Rd, Scarsdale. Info: 914.813.1812. GreenburghNatureCenter.org.

Star Visions Community: Understanding Energy – 2-4pm. Energy management series teaches the basics, tools, strategies and alignment for greater well-being. Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 236 Bedford Rd, Mt. Kisco. $40. Register: starvisionscommunity.org.

Thai Yoga Bodywork Workshop – 2:30-5pm. Led by Julia Santos. Learn basic movements working with partners, both giving and receiving. $50 preregister online. $55 door. Sacred Spirit Yoga and Healing Arts Center, 343 Broadway, Dobbs Ferry. SacredSpiritYogaCenter.org.

Grand Opening Beauty & Beast Co. – 3-10pm. Wine and cheese grand opening. First 50 customers receive free gift. 27 Depot Plaza, Bedford Hills, directly across from Bedford Hills Train Station.

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

SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 5

Divine Sleep Yoga Nidra – 10-11am. With Claudia Gukeisen. Experience inner peace and connect with self. Practice used to aid insomnia, anxiety, depression, high blood pressure and chronic pain. Mt Kisco. $25. Claudia: 914.673.3313. Center4 Healing.net.

First Sunday Free Meditation and Satsang – 11:30am-12:45pm. With Gabrielle Semel, E-RYT 500. Inner Balance Studio, 1072 Rt 311, Patterson. Info: Innerbalancestudio.org.

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

Yoga Teacher Training interest meeting – 1pm. The school of Applied Yoga five-month 200-hour teacher training in Raja-Hatha Yoga at Inner Balance Studio, 1072 Rt. 311, Patterson. Info: 845.878.7800. InnerBalanceStudio.org.

Star Visions Community: Roland Comtois – 2-4pm. Validating the Afterlife. Receive messages of love and hope that can restore heart-soul connection. Bedford Presbyterian Church, Village Green, Bedford. $80. Register online: starvisionscommunity.org. 914.236.4503.

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

Monthly Healing Circle – 4pm. With Susan Gagliardo. Suggested Donation: $10. Acupuncture Works, 132A Rte 37, New Fairfield, CT. Info: 845.494.0090.

MONDAY, FEBRUARY 6

Gentle Yoga by Candlelight – 5:30-6:45pm. Mondays (2/6, 13, 20 & 27) with Alma Pink, RYT, LMT. Inner Balance Studio, 1072 Rt 311, Patterson. Info: Innerbalancestudio.org.

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

TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 7

Finding Self-Love through the Sacred Feminine Teleclass – Seven-week online course. Learn sacred lessons to self-love through the channeled wisdom of 13 sacred feminine archetypes. $188. Jo Jayson: 917.748.1903. JoJayson.com.

Core and Restore Yoga – 12:30-1:45pm. With Michelle Briks RYT-500. Gentle but fortifying class will begin by introducing core strengthening moves and then moving into a more restorative phase. First class free. Saw Mill Club. Terry: 914.241.0797. SawMillClub.com.

Young Living Essential Oil Workshop: Live, Love, Laugh – 6-8pm. Learn the essential oils that have aphrodisiac properties and how to can share Young Living Essential oils creating a business. $15. Includes refreshments. Katonah. Register: 914.556.8258.

Qi Gong Classes at Sacred Space Healing Arts Studio – Feb 7 & 21. 6:30-7:30pm. $10. 436 Main St, Beacon. Lorraine: 845.416.4598. Info: EmpoweredByNature.net.

Yoga for Skiers – 7-8:15pm. With Jessica Outlaw. Increase strength and flexibility, improve performance, boost endurance, decrease chance of injury and more. All levels. $30. Quest Yoga Arts, 11 E Main St, Mt Kisco. Register: 914.241.9642. QuestYogaArts.com.

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 8

Energy: Climate Culprit to Atmosphere Hero – 7pm/refreshments; 7:30pm/program begins. Presentation on the future of energy systems. Renewable sources of energy highlighted. Free. Greenburgh Nature Center, 99 Dromore Rd, Scarsdale. Info: 914.813.1812. GreenburghNatureCenter.org.

Smoke Free Easily: Weiss Method Info-Lecture – 7-8pm. Learn an effective, all natural method for overcoming smoking and other everyday addictions. 80 percent success rate. Free lecture, Q&A. Briarcliff. Register: 914.705.1805. Info: Weiss-Method.com.

Weight Loss Made Simple: Weiss Method Info-Lecture – 7-8pm. Learn an effective, all natural method for overcoming smoking and other everyday addictions. 80 percent success rate. Free lecture, Q&A. Briarcliff. Register: 914.705.1805. Info: Weiss-Method.com.

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 9

Ayurveda and Yoga Lifestyle Study Group – Feb 9, 23; Mar 9, 23 and Apr 6, 20. 1-2:30pm. Learn principles of Ayurveda’s tri-dosha philosophy and more. Clinical assessment with Dr. Kaushik. Classes with Deirdre Breen. $150. Cross River. 914.875.9088.

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 10

Candlelight Yoga and Meditation – 5:30-6:45pm. With Anna Bellard RYT-500. Soft candlelit room sets the tone to destress from hectic workweek and start the weekend fresh. First class free. Saw Mill Club. Terry: 914.241.0797. SawMillClub.com.

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

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

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 11

MELT – 1:30-3pm. With Joy Jacobson. Eliminate chronic pain, improve performance and decreases accumulated stress caused by repetitive postures and movements of everyday living and more. $35. Quest Yoga Arts, 11 E Main St, Mt Kisco. Preregister: 914.241.9642. QuestYogaArts.com.

LifeForce Yoga – 1:30-4:30pm. With Deborah Lubetkin. Learn effective practices for managing anxiety, depression and trauma. $45 members. $65 nonmembers in advance. The Yoga Studio, Club Fit, 584 N State Rd, Briarcliff Manor. Audrey Brooks: 914.582.7816. YTAyoga.com.

Connecting Your Child with Nature – 3pm. With Ed Bieber, author of What Color is the Wind. How can parents replace time on computer screens with developing outdoor skills and a sense of wonder about the earth? Rye Free Reading Room, 1062 Boston Post Rd, Rye, HolisticMoms.org.

Yin Yoga Nidra with Essential Oils and Live Music – 4-6pm. Soothe the senses, calm the mind, body and spirit and reduce stress. $35. Quest Yoga Arts, 11 E Main St, Mt Kisco. Register: 914.241.9642. QuestYogaArts.com.

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

SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 12

Meditation – With Amy Benesch. Donation. Synchronicity, 1511 Rte 22, Brewster. RSVP: 845.363.1765. SynchronicityNY.com.

POSTPONED TO MARCH 26 – Free Day of Healing – 10am-4:30pm. Center anniversary event with all our holistic health center practitioners. Free holistic health consults, mini workshops and raffle prizes. The Center for Health and Healing, Mt Kisco. 914.864.0462. Center4Healing.net.

Family Yoga – 12:30-1:30pm. Age-appropriate yoga poses, breathing, movement games and relaxation. Children ages 4-12. Children must be accompanied by an adult. $25/two, $5 each additional. Quest Yoga Arts, 11 E Main St, Mt Kisco. Register: 914.241.9642. QuestYogaArts.com.

Valentine’s Day Tango Workshop – 2-4pm. Learn tango dance steps and choreography with E-Sensual Dance at The Center. $65 per person. 71A Croton Ave, Ossining. Info: Rosemarie at 646.228.4001; e-sensualdance.com.

MONDAY, FEBRUARY 13

Hot Fluid Power – 1-2:15pm. With Michelle Briks RYT-500. Vinyasa Flow class with intelligent sequencing that flows seamlessly to a peak pose. Room is 95 degrees. First class free. Terry: 914.241.0797. SawMillClub.com.

TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 14

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

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 15

Addiction Free Naturally: Weiss Method Info-Lecture – 1-2pm. Learn an effective method for overcoming addictions ranging from alcohol to nicotine, sugar, weight loss. 80 percent success rate. Free lecture, Q&A. Briarcliff. Register: 914.705.1805. Info: Weiss-Method.com.

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 16

Hands-On Cooking Class: Mind the Gut – 5-7:30pm. With Marti Wolfson, MS. Discover the most important nutrients to preventing and treating GI-related problems and how to make delicious meals to support a healthy gut. Chappaqua. 413.717.0459. MartiWolfson.com.

Mindfulness Meditation – 7-8:30pm. With Tracy Cochran. Learn practice of bringing attention to present moment experience and more. All levels. $20 drop-in or purchase class pkg. Sacred Spirit Yoga and Healing Arts Center, 343 Broadway, Dobbs Ferry. SacredSpiritYogaCenter.org.

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 17

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

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

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

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 18

Grand Opening Katonah Pharmacy – 11am-3pm. Giveaways, presentations, samples from vendors, and snacks from the juice bar and free chair massages. Free Dosha Analysis: Pulse and Tongue from 11am-1pm with Dr. Somesh Kaushik. 202 Katonah Ave, Katonah. Info: 914.232.1109 or visit KatonahPharmacy.com. DrKaushik.com.

Ayurveda: Arthritis and Autoimmunity – Treating the Root Cause – 3-5pm. Refreshments. Free. Dr. Kaushik’s Ayurvedic and Naturopathic Clinic, Yellow Monkey Village, 792 Rte 35, Cross River. Mon, Tue, Wed: 914.875.9088. Dr. Kaushik cell 646.672.6725. DrKaushik.com.

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

SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 19

Interfaith Sunday Service – 10:30am. With Reverend Deborah. Prayer, music, movement and sharing. Special guest speaker Amb. Mussie Hailu of Ethiopia, Africa Regional Coordinator for the United Religions Initiative.  Chapel at Croton Falls, 609 Rt. 22, Croton Falls,  chapelatcrotonfalls.org

Third Sunday Community Yoga – 11:30am-12:45pm. Admission by donation of personal care products for the Pawling Community Resource Center. Inner Balance Studio, 1072 Rt 311, Patterson. Info: Innerbalancestudio.org.

Reiki II – Noon-5pm. The Second Degree with Susan Gagliardo. $225. Acupuncture Works, 132A Rte 37, New Fairfield, CT. Info: 845.494.0090.

Solution to Over Weight: Weiss Method Info-Lecture NYC – 1-2pm. Learn an effective, method to lose weight, overcome nicotine, alcohol, overeating, sugar addiction. 80 percent success rate. Free lecture, Q&A. NYC. Register: 914.705.1805 Info: Weiss-Method.com.

MONDAY, FEBRUARY 20

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

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 22

Heart-Centered Spiritual Growth – 6:30-8:30pm. Learn the basics of Western spirituality experientially. Learn how to meditate through one’s heart. $162/180 five-weeks. Wainwright House, Rye. 914.967.6080. For outline: Wainwright.org.

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, FEBRUARY 23

Hands-on Cooking Class: Cook Once, Eat for Days – 5-7:30pm. With Marti Wolfson, MS. Learn art of stocking fridge with variety of delicious and nourishing meals for the week. Kids over 12 welcome. Chappaqua. 413.717.0459. MartiWolfson.com.

New Moon Ceremony with the Slow Medicine Astrologer – 7-9pm. An evening of ceremony, community building, guided meditation and intention setting. SunRaven, 501 Guard Hill Rd, Bedford. 914.218.3113. SlowMedicine.org.

FRIDAY, FEBRAURY 24

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

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

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 25

Reiki Classes – Feb 25 and 26. Two-day course. Learn from master of Reiki masters who maintains this ancient practice as passed down from Reiki master to student. $200. Universal Reiki Healing Arts Connection, Peekskill. Shima: 917.279.9577.

Qi Gong for Women – 9am-1pm. Registration number: 5848 90. $49. Lorraine Hughes. LES452. Dutchess Community College – South. Register directly with the school: 845.431.8910. SunyDutchess.Edu/cfweb

Yoga Therapeutics Workshop – 12:30-3pm. With Satveer Kaur, special guest from London with an extensive background in meditation, kundalini and hypnotherapy. Relax nervous system; receive deep healing. $55. Saw Mill Club. Register: Kathleen 914.241.0797. SawMillClub.com.

Yoga Teacher Training Starts at Inner Balance –  The school of Applied Yoga five-month 200-hour teacher training in Raja-Hatha Yoga. Inner Balance Studio, 1072 Rt. 311, Patterson. Info: 845.878.7800. InnerBalanceStudio.org.

Crystal Grid Workshop – 2-4pm. With Joann Fava. $35. Synchronicity, 1511 Rte 22, Brewster. RSVP: 845.363.1765. SynchronicityNY.com.

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

SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 26

Monthly Manifesting – Noon-1:30pm. With Carla Blaha. $25. Synchronicity, 1511 Rte 22, Brewster. RSVP: 845.363.1765. SynchronicityNY.com.

Addiction Free Naturally: Weiss Method Info-Lecture NYC – 1-2pm. Learn an effective, method to lose weight, overcome nicotine, alcohol, overeating and sugar addiction. 80 percent success rate. Free lecture, Q&A. NYC. Register: 914.705.1805. Info: Weiss-Method.com.

Connecting to Spirit of Past Loved Ones – 2-4pm. With medium Joan Carra. Heal grief with comfort, compassion and the grace of spirit communications. $55. Seating limited. Wainwright House 260 Stuyvesant Ave, Rye. RSVP: 203.531.6387. PsychicJoanCarra.net.

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

MONDAY, FEBRUARY 27

Men’s Group – 7-8:30pm. Embrace and celebrate the full spectrum of our authentic beings, as we reflect on and develop the true meaning and purpose of our lives. $30. SunRaven, 501 Guard Hill Rd, Bedford. 914.218.3113. SlowMedicine.org.

TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 28

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

SATURDAY, MARCH 4

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

Sunday, March 5

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

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

cover-dec16-225The following events appear in Natural Awakenings – Westchester, Putnam, Dutchess NY, December 2016 Edition.

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

UPCOMING EVENTS
Please call ahead to confirm event details.

THURSDAY, DECEMBER 1

Shamanic Journeys through the Directions – Dec 1-22. 7pm. Thurs. Four-week series of powerful and healing journeys to explore each of the Cardinal Directions. Hands of Serenity Healing, 1129 Main St, Fishkill. Call for fees: 845.896.1915. HandsOfSerenityHealing.com.

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 2

Yoga Nidra – 7-8:30pm. With Nadiya Nottingham. $35. Inner Balance Studio, 1072 Rte 311, Patterson. Preregister. InnerBalanceStudio.org.

SATURDAY, DECEMBER 3

Create Vital Health: An Introduction to Ayurveda – 9am-1pm. 5653 90. $59. L Hughes. LES430. Dutchess Community College South. Register directly with the school: 845.431.8910. SunyDutchess.Edu/cfweb.

A Dickens of a Holiday at Wainwright House – 10am-4pm. Holiday festivities include Holiday Shopping Boutique, Christmas Carolers, Entertainment, Arts & Crafts, Photos with Santa, Horse Drawn Wagon Ride and more. Rye. Info: 914.967.6080 or wainwright.org.

Kirtan Chanting – 7-8:30pm. With Sita Miriam Zernis. Eclectic sacred sounds that open heart, quiet mind and create deep sense of peace. Sacred Spirit Yoga and Healing Arts Center, South Presbyterian Church, 343 Broadway, Dobbs Ferry. Preregistration/pricing details: SaredSpiritYogaCenter.org.

SUNDAY, DECEMBER 4

Circle of Hope – Await the Winter Solstice and create lighted wreaths to usher in the season of light. $30 includes all materials. Hands of Serenity Healing, 1129 Main St, Fishkill. 845.896.1915. HandsOfSerenityHealing.com.

Reiki I Training – 10:30am-2:30pm. With Brett Bevell. Be initiated into the powerful, life-changing experience of Reiki, International Master Teacher and Author Brett Bevell. $250. Mt Kisco. 914.864.0462. Center4Healing.net.

First Sunday Free Meditation and Satsang – 11am-12:15pm. With Gabrielle Semel, E-RYT 500. Inner Balance Studio, Patterson. Info: InnerBalanceStudio.org.

Teen Yoga, Meditation and Empowerment – Dec 4-18. 1-2:30pm. With Crossover Yoga Project. Yoga, MSBR. Sunday discussion for kids 12-18yrs to help lower stress and more. $100 five-weeks. PranaMoon Yoga, 1000 N Division St, Ste 2H, Peekskill. 914.319.4010. CrossoverYogaProject.org.

The Order of Melchizidek and Priesthood Class: Ordination into Interfaith Ministry – 1-4:30pm. With Rev. Dan Chesbro. Learn history, ceremonial rituals, legal duties and more. Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 236 S Bedford Rd, Mt Kisco. Pricing details: 914.236.4503. StarVisionsCommunity.org.

Annual Skybaby Holiday Open House – 1-6pm. Featuring samples of holistic health care, shopping and snacks. SkyBaby Yoga & Pilate’s Studio, 75 Main St, Cold Spg. 845.265.4444. SkyBabyYoga.com.

Holiday ‘House Tour & Tea’ Sundays – Begins 1:30pm. The mansion will be beautifully decorated, includes afternoon tea and docent tour of Wainwright’s rich history. $25. Sundays til December 18. Rye. Reservations:  914.967.6080 or wainwright.org.

Shamanic Drumming Meditation – 3:30-5pm. With Amy Benesch. By donation. Synchronicity, 1511 Rt. 22, Brewster. Info/RSVP: 845.363.1765; synchronicityny.com.

Yin Yoga & Meditation – 5-6pm. With Adrienne Eppner. Mind and body practice using longer holds in poses focusing on connective tissues in body. Quest Yoga Arts, 11 E Main St, Mt Kisco. Register: 914.241.9642. QuestYogaArts.com.

MONDAY, DECEMBER 5

Slow Medicine for Holiday Stress – 7-9pm. With Dr. Michael Finkelstein. Learn how stress affects the physical body and tools to maintain balance. Free. Quest Yoga Arts, 11 E Main St, Mt Kisco. Preregister: 914.241.9642. QuestYogaArts.com.

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

TUESDAY, DECEMBER 6

Qi Gong Classes – Dec 6 and 20. 6-7pm. Sacred Space Healing Arts Studio, 436 Main St, Beacon. $10. Info: Lorraine: 845.416.4598. EmpoweredByNature.net.

WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 7

Reiki Circle – 7pm. A Reiki share for all practitioners Level I or higher. $10 requested donation. Hands of Serenity Healing, 1129 Main St, Fishkill. 845.896.1915. HandsOfSerenityHealing.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.

THURSDAY, DECEMBER 8

Natural Tones Meditation, 7-7:45pm. When an instrument such as the Tanpura is plucked, the harmonic overtones help bring about a shift in consciousness that promotes wellbeing. $15 drop-in fee. Rye. Info: 914.967.6080 or wainwright.org.

Holistic Moms Network Event – 7:30pm. With Dr. Maya Shetreat-Klein, MD, Pediatric Neurologist and author of The Dirt Cure: Growing Healthy Kids with Food Straight from Soil. Rye Free Reading Room, 1061 Boston Post Rd. HolisticMoms.org.

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 9

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

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

Gingerbread House Decorating Contest – 12-4pm. Presented by Houlihan Lawrence Rye Brokerage. Get in the holiday spirit, be creative and design your winning entry. Rye. Details: 914.967.6080 or wainwright.org.

SATURDAY, DECEMBER 10

Holiday Stress Relief Workshop – 2-3:30pm. With Clinical psychotherapist Elsa Arce. Techniques such as Emotional Freedom Technique (EFT) and Reiki can help relieve stress. $25. Dragonfly Wellness, 109 Croton Avenue, Suite 205, Ossining. Info: 914.330.5328; ReleaseOverwhelm.com.

Introduction to Foot Reflexology – 9am-1pm. NCC 2039-01 / KSU. $45 plus $10 material fee. Kingston Center of SUNY Ulster. 94 Mary’s Ave, Kingston. 845.339.2025. Register: SunyUlster.Edu/ce.

Babysitting Workshop – 10:30am-2:30pm. Introduction to babysitting course. Students will learn interviewing tips, communication skills, ages and stages of young babies, toddlers and more. Kent Public Library, 17 Sybil’s Crossing, Kent Lakes. Register: 845.225.8585. KentLibrary.org.

Yin/Vinyasa – 1:30-4:30pm. With Corina Benner. Combine these practices for increased energy and emotional cleansing. $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.

Free Lecture: Ayurveda and the Winter Season – 3-5pm. Preparing for and Thriving in the Dark and Cold. Light refreshments served. Dr. Kaushik’s Ayurvedic and Naturopathic Clinic, Yellow Monkey Village, 792 Rte 35, Cross River. Dr. Kaushik: 646.672.6725. DrKaushik.com.

MELT – 4-6pm. With Joy Jacobson. This technique, combined with small balls and soft foam rollers, is designed to alleviate pain and release built up tension. $30/$35. Quest Yoga Arts, 11 E Main St, Mt Kisco. Register: 914.241.9642. QuestYogaArts.com.

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

Monthly Manifesting – 6-7:30pm. With Carla Blaha  $25. Synchronicity, 1511 Rt. 22, Brewster. Info/RSVP: 845.363.1765; synchronicityny.com.

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

SUNDAY, DECEMBER 11

A Day with the Sacred Feminine – 11am-5pm. With Jo Jayson, intuitive artist. Full day event. 11am-1pm/workshop. $35. 1-5pm/Trunk Show. Free admission. Great gift ideas. Mt Kisco. 914.864.0462. Center4Healing.net.

Magical Awakening Level 3 Training – 11:30am-3:30pm. With Brett Bevell. $200. Synchronicity, 1511 Rt. 22, Brewster. Info/RSVP: 845.363.1765; synchronicityny.com.

Winter Solstice Healing Night – 4-6pm. With Merrill Black, LCSW/Reiki Master. Restorative yoga, singing, lighting ceremony and meditation. $20 half goes to charity The Temperance Center, 453 White Plains Rd, Ste 203, Eastchester. 914.793.2600. TheTemperanceCenter.com.

Aromatherapy for Emotional Wellness – 5-6:30pm. Learn about therapeutic benefits of and how it can help relax, boost energy and mood and more. No charge. Hygeia Integrated Health 3505 Hill Blvd, Ste K, Yorktown Hts. Advance registration required: 914.352.6116.

Manage Stress with Biofeedback – 5-6:30pm. Learn how biofeedback can help manage anxiety, stress and pain relief. No charge. Hygeia Integrated Health 3505 Hill Blvd, Ste K, Yorktown Hts. Registration required: 914.352.6116.

MONDAY, DECEMBER 12

December Family Yoga & Mindfulness – Noon-1pm. With Denise Nobile, registered adult and children’s yoga teacher. Program for family members to practice together. Adults, teens and children 5 years and up. Info/register: 914.232.5717. SomersLibrary.org.

DIY Sugar Scrubs – 5:30-6:30pm. 3rd Thurs crafts for adults. November craft will be making sugar scrubs. Kent Public Library, 17 Sybil’s Crossing, Kent Lakes. Register: 845.225.8585. KentLibrary.org.

TUESDAY, DECEMBER 13

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

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 16

Holiday Shop and Sip – 5-10pm. Join us for a relaxing evening of shopping, snacks and secret discounts and specials. Hands of Serenity Healing, 1129 Main St, Fishkill. Info: 845.896.1915. HandsOfSerenityHealing.com.

The 72 Archangels of the Kabbalah – 7-9pm. Workshop with Shaman Elka Boren. Participants are given the opportunity to discover their Birth Angel. $35. Synchronicity, 1511 Rt. 22, Brewster. Info/RSVP: 845.363.1765; synchronicityny.com.

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

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

SATURDAY, DECEMBER 17

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

SUNDAY, DECEMBER 18

Divine Sleep Yoga Nidra – 10-11am. With Claudia Gukeisen. Offered monthly. A deep level of guided inner relaxation. $25 drop-ins welcome. Claudia: 914.673.3314. Center4Healing.net.

Third Sunday Community Yoga – 11am-12:15pm. Admission by donation of personal care products for the Pawling Community Resource Center. InnerBalanceStudio.org.

Community Acupuncture and Meditation – 5-6:30pm. Discussion and demonstration on benefits of acupuncture for stress reduction, digestive issues and more. Led by Licensed Acupuncturist. $30. Hygeia Integrated Health, 3505 Hill Blvd, Ste K, Yorktown Hts. Advance registration: 914.352.6116.

The Winter Solstice: A Community Event – 5:30-7:30pm. A Winter Solstice Celebration with fire ceremony and drumming. $10 donation suggested. Rye. Details: 914.967.6080 or wainwright.org.

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

MONDAY, DECEMBER 19

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

WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 21

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

Winter Solstice Ceremony and Community Celebration – 7-9 pm. Drumming circle, potluck food and conversation in community. All ages. BYO drum or rattle. StarVisions and KatonahSPACE. 44 Edgemont Rd, next to Katonah Methodist Church, Katonah. 914.236.4503. StarVisionsCommunity.org.

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 23

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

WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 28

New Moon Manifestation – 7-8pm. Together we manifest our hearts desires with the creative energies of the New Moon. $10 newcomer fee. DG Sanctuary. 2 Lagrange Ave, Poughkeepsie. 845.473.2206. DreamingGoddess.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.

SUNDAY, JANUARY 1

New Year’s Fire Ceremony – 11am. Help us send the intentions collected on the yule wreath to the universe. Event takes place at another location; call for directions. Hands of Serenity Healing, Fishkill. 845.896.1915. HandsOfSerenityHealing.com.

 

 

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

cover-oct16-225The following events appear in Natural Awakenings – Westchester, Putnam, Dutchess NY, October 2016 Edition.

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

UPCOMING EVENTS
Please call ahead to confirm event details.

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 1

Anatomy Trains for Movement Specialists – Oct 1 & 2. 9am-5pm/Sat; 8am-4pm/Sun. With Laurice Nemetz. Movement, Stability, coordination, understanding fascia, myofascial meridians, connective tissue “BodyRead” posture and movement etc. $400. Wainwright House, Rye. 914.967.6080. Wainwright.org.

Taste The Fall! – 10am-2pm. Saturdays in OctLocal artisan vendors provide tastings and foods for sale. Hilltop Hanover Farm & Environmental Center, 1271 Hanover St, Yorktown Heights. Info: 914.962.2368. HilltopHanoverFarm.org.

Mediumship Circle – 10-11:30am.With Joann Fiallo. $35. Synchronicity, 1511 Rte 22, Brewster. Info/RSVP: 845.363.1765. SynchronicityNY.com.

New Moon Meditation – 5-6pm. With Amy Benesch by Donation. Synchronicity, 1511 Rte 22, Brewster. Info/RSVP: 845.363.1765. SynchronicityNY.com.

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 2

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

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

Restorative Yoga and CBT – 2-5pm. With Soledad. Workshop will introduce the fundamentals of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and Restorative Yoga. $50. Quest Yoga Arts. 11 E Main St, Mt Kisco. Preregister: 914.241.9642. QuestYogaArts.com.

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 5

Mindfulness and Meditation Bootcamp – 6 Wednesdays (no class Oct 12) 11am-12:30pm.  With Jodi Baretz. Learn to respond rather and react, gain clarity and attain more joy, peace and fulfillment in life. The Center for Health & Healing, 4 Smith Ave, Mt. Kisco. $375. Info: 917.974.9446.

Reiki Circle – 7pm. Open to all who have had at least a Level I attunement. Meet with other Reiki practitioners and share Reiki energy. $10 donation. Hands of Serenity Healing, 1129 Main St, Fishkill. Register: 845.896.1915. HandsOfSerenityHealing.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.

Shamanic Dreaming: Journeying to the Animal Guardians – 7-9:30pm. Connect with one’s animal guardian. Learn how to heal and reclaim lost energy. Shamanic group journey $36/$40. Wainwright House, Rye. 914.967.6080. Wainwright.org.

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 6

Natural Tones Meditation – 7-7:45pm. 10-week course. Meditation based on The Yoga of Sound. According to ancient sound healing, harmonic overtones bring about a shift in consciousness promoting wellbeing. $15/per week. Wainwright House, Rye. 914.967.6080. Wainwright.org.

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 7

Shapeshifting for Happiness – 6:30-8:30pm. With Alexandrea L’Clere. $35. Synchronicity, 1511 Rte 22, Brewster. Info/RSVP: 845.363.1765. SynchronicityNY.com.

Unwind Workshop – 6:30-8pm. We will “roll” stiff, tired muscles in patterned sequences to help one’s entire skeleton decompress as muscles unwind. $20. SkyBaby Yoga, 75 Main St, Cold Spg. 845.265.4444. SkyBabyYoga.com.

This is Spinal Zap a Group Karmic Release – 7-8:30pm. With Brett Bevell, international Reiki master and energy healer. Relax, lie down, and receive care from the Universe. $30 preregistration. $35 door. Mt Kisco. Center4Healing.net.

The Healing Art of Yoga Nidra – 7-9pm. With Amy Pearce-Hayden. Relaxation and the Art of Deep Relaxation can be some of the most beneficial work in yoga one can do for healing. $35. Inner Balance studio, 1072 Rt. 311, Patterson. Preregister: 845.878.7800. innerbalancestudio.org.

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 8

Vinyasa, Meet: Alignment, Alignment, Meet: Vinyasa – 9-11am. With Amy Pearce-Hayden. Let the worlds collide. It’s time to play, explore, ground, and flow—in no order of importance. $30. Inner Balance studio, 1072 Rt. 311, Patterson. Preregister: 845.878.7800. innerbalancestudio.org.

Soul Level Animal Communication Readings – 10am-3pm. With Anne Quick. $60 Synchronicity, 1511 Rte 22, Brewster. Info/RSVP: 845.363.1765. SynchronicityNY.com.

Working with the Subtle Systems: Chakras and The Emotional Body – 11:30am-2pm. With Amy Pearce-Hayden.  Knowing the Self – uncover the SEVEN aspects of the Self. $40. Inner Balance studio, 1072 Rt. 311, Patterson. Preregister: 845.878.7800. innerbalancestudio.org.

RCYS Certification for Teaching Yoga to Children & Teens – Oct 8 & 9. 12:30-6:30pm. Four-weekend modules, plus integrative work. Modules can be taken independently. $1695/$1795. Wainwright House, Rye. 914.967.6080. Wainwright.org.

Handcrafted Yoga – 1:30-4:30pm. With Al Bingham. Hosted by Yoga Teachers Association. Learn to individualize movement, breath and rest practices to reveal state of yoga within each practitioner. The Yoga Studio, Club Fit, Briarcliff Manor. Register/pricing options: 914.582.7816. YTAYoga.com.

Reiki Healing Circle – 3-5pm. Hosted by Gail Christie, Reiki master. Release stress, regain peace and inner joy. No prior experience. $20 suggested. Stern Wellness Center, 20 N Salem Rd, behind DeCicco’s market, Cross River. RSVP: 914.763.8000. SternWellnessCenter.com.

Animals are Teachers Class – 4-5:30pm.With Anne Quick. $20. Synchronicity, 1511 Rte 22, Brewster. Info/RSVP: 845.363.1765. SynchronicityNY.com.

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 9

Befriend Your Life’s Path to Live with Purpose and Ease – 11:30am-1pm. With Amy Pearce-Hayden. Workshop explores how to view obstacles as signs on the map for correct and better direction. $30. Inner Balance studio, 1072 Rt. 311, Patterson. Preregister: 845.878.7800. innerbalancestudio.org.

Ayurveda, Digestion and the Immune System – 1-3pm. Dr. Kaushik’s Ayurvedic and Naturopathic Clinic will hold a free lecture. Light refreshments will be served. Yellow Monkey Village, 792 Rte 35, Cross River. Dr. Kaushik: 646.672.6725. drkaushik.com

The Mind Lab Thought Experiments: Change Your Thoughts Change Your Life – 1-4pm. With Psychic Joan Carra. Analyze thoughts and beliefs creating new ones with visualization, hypnotic suggestion and EFT. Wainwright House, 260 Stuyvesant Ave, Rye. Info: 914.967.6080. Wainwright.org.

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

MONDAY, OCTOBER 10

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

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 12

Smart Phone. Smart Posture – 5:30 & 7pm. Introductory talk on the Alexander Technique. Learn useful tips for better body awareness and smart moves while using phone. $25. Quest Yoga Arts, Mt Kisco. Register, Karla Booth: 914.649.9565.

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 14

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

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

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 15

2nd Annual Health & Wellness EXPO –11am-4pm. 100.7 WHUD, 107.1 PEAK at the Jefferson Valley mall, Yorktown Heights. Info: whud.com/health.

Putnam Valley’s 7th Annual Psychic Fair – 11am-4pm. German American Social Club, 11 Kramers Pond Rd, Putnam Valley. Readers and vendors of all types. Free admission. Info: apracticalpsychic.com.

Soul Play – 11:30am- 4:30pm. Monthly gathering to nurture one’s spirit. $75 register by Tues Oct 11.At a Retreat House, Cold Spring. Info: AwakenYourTrueEssence.com.

Odds & Ends Indian Cooking Class – 2-4pm. Join celebrated Indian Chef Rinku Bhattachara. Learn to use bits and pieces of harvest to created beautiful well-seasoned Indian soul Food. $35. Register: 914.962.2368.  Hilltop Hanover Farm & Environmental Center, Yorktown Heights.

Katonah SPACE Free Vision of Hope Healing Circle – 2-5pm. For those with life threatening illness, their caregivers and family members. Up to twenty NY/CT Reiki practitioners offer group healing on First come, first serve basis.  Fellowship Hall Bldg, Katonah Methodist Church, 44 Edgemont Avenue, Katonah. Info: 914.588.4079. starvisionscommunity.org.

Awakening To Mediumship – 6-7:30pm. With Elka Boren $35. Synchronicity, 1511 Rte 22, Brewster. Info/RSVP: 845.363.1765. SynchronicityNY.com.

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 16

Radical Aliveness – Oct 16-21. With Ann Bradney. Discover a bold new approach to fearlessly be one’s true self and love it. Omega Institute, 150 Lake Dr, Rhinebeck. 877.944.2002. eOmega.org.

Shamanic Reiki Healing – Oct 16-21. With Llyn Roberts and Stacey Gibbons. Learn to master Shamanic Reiki healing skills in this professional practitioner training. Omega Institute, 150 Lake Dr, Rhinebeck. 877.944.2002. eOmega.org.

Full Day Meditation Retreat – 10:30am-4:30pm. With Melanie Ryan. Learn to settle the busy mind and gain mental stability, strengthen, and clarity. Sitting and walking meditations. No experience necessary. $150. BYO bag lunch. Mt Kisco. Center4Healing.net.

Structural Yoga Remedies – 1-5pm. With Lee Albert, NMT. Learn specific yoga postures so ailments such as back pain, neck pain and more can melt away. Quest Yoga Arts. 11 E Main St, Mt Kisco. Register/fee info: 914.241.9642. QuestYogaArts.com.

Healing Circle with the Fairies: Build a Fairy Garden – 5-7pm.With Elka Boren. $35. Synchronicity, 1511 Rte 22, Brewster. Info/RSVP: 845.363.1765. SynchronicityNY.com.

MONDAY, OCTOBER 17

Introduction to the Alexander Technique – Oct 17-Nov 21. With Karla Booth Diamond. Learn postural integration and skills to apply it in daily activity to move with greater ease. Chappaqua Continuing Education. $150 six-weeks. Chappaqua.K12.NY.com. Register under self-help.

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 18

Essential Oils 101 – 6-7pm. Learn about Essential Oils. Free beginner’s workshop on plant-based solutions. Stern Wellness Center, 20 N Salem Rd, behind DeCicco’s market, Cross River. RSVP: 914.763.8000. SternWellnessCenter.com.

Young Living Essential Fall Workshop: Support your Immune System – 6-8pm, Thieves Essential Oil Blend provides safe and effective alternative uses in the home. Register by Oct 15 to receive a free gift. $10 includes light refreshments. Katonah. Register: 914.556.8258.

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

The Perfect Storm Lecture by Dr. Seth Pearl – 7:30pm. Discover the factors that could lead to Autism, ADHD, Sensory Processing Disorders, and Special Needs and what can be done about it.  Optimal Health at Larchmont Wellness, 2179 Boston Post Rd, Larchmont. RSVP: Kim 914.777.3200; drsethpearl.com.

WEDNESDAY,OCTOBER 19

Farm-to-Table to honor Brett Alcaro –  6-10pm. The evening includes delicious seasonal tapas “small” dishes/tastings from local chefs and restaurants, paired with artisanal beer and wine.  Proceeds go to Brett Alcaro Farmer Scholarship fund and the Alcaro family. $75. Info: 914.962.2368.

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 21

A Buddhist Approach to Compassion Resilience – Oct 21-23. With Dzogchen Ponlop Rinpoche, David Kaczynski and Michaela Haas. Find strength and capacity to build bridges of healing in the world. Omega Institute, 150 Lake Dr, Rhinebeck. 877.944.2002. eOmega.org.

Playing the Matrix – Oct 21-23. With Mike Dooley. Gain insight and skills to create major life changes through the power of manifestation. Omega Institute, 150 Lake Dr, Rhinebeck. 877.944.2002. eOmega.org.

The Full Scope of Yoga – Oct 21-23. With Colleen Saidman and Rodney Yee. Explore yoga as a spiritual and physical journey with two of nation’s most respected yoga teachers. Omega Institute, 150 Lake Dr, Rhinebeck. 877.944.2002. eOmega.org.

Community Reiki Circle – 7-8:45pm. With Beryl Hay and Deborah Fusco-Amjadi. Reiki a Natural Healing System. Circle brings together like-minded souls to share in collective consciousness using Reiki energy. Monthly. $20 suggested price. Mt Kisco. Center4Healing.net.

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

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 22

Square Dance and Dinner – 4:30-7pm. Good ole fashion family fun! Live music with Liz Spade Square Dance Caller. Bring a picnic dinner and join in for desserts, drinks (cash bar). $10/adults, $5/children. Hilltop Hanover Farm & Environmental Center, 1271 Hanover St, Yorktown Heights. HilltopHanoverFarm.org. Register: 914.962.2368.

Hearth Healing Circle – 5:30-7pm. With Melanie Ryan. Spiritual home where we come together in community to connect with heart and earth. 70% proceeds go to eomec.org to preserve teachings of indigenous shamans. $20. Mt Kisco. Center4Healing.net.

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 23

Higher Self Connecting Circle – Oct 23, Nov 6, 20 and Dec 4. 11am-1pm. Two-mos program. Shift vibration and align with higher self. Includes four group meetings and four individual coaching sessions. At a Retreat House, Cold Spg. AwakenYourTrueEssence.com.

The Power of Ritual Workshop – Noon-2pm.With Angela Pizzarella. $40. Synchronicity, 1511 Rte 22, Brewster. Info/RSVP: 845.363.1765. SynchronicityNY.com.

Tarot for Beginners – 12:30-3:30pm. Six month series exploring the Tarot, discovering and deepening intuition. No experience necessary. $270 if paid in full. Preregistration required. DG Sanctuary. 2 Lagrange Ave, Poughkeepsie. 845.473.2206. Info: DreamingGoddess.com.

A Candle to Light the Way – 1-5pm. Create candles to keep that light burning and keep our homes illuminated. $30. Hands of Serenity Healing, 1129 Main St, Fishkill. Register: 845.896.1915. HandsOfSerenityHealing.com.

Restorative Workshop – 5-7pm. With Karla Booth Diamond. Powerful practice everyone can benefit from, regardless of age or fitness level. $25 preregistered. $30 day of. Quest Yoga Arts. 11 E Main St, Mt Kisco. Register: 914.241.9642. QuestYogaArts.com.

Women’s Stitch Ministry – 6pm. Creating healing shawls being donated to local nursing homes, shelters and hospitals. Beginner-experienced yarn workers welcome. BYO crochet/knitting supplies. Free. Hands of Serenity Healing, 1129 Main St, Fishkill. Register: 845.896.1915. HandsOfSerenityHealing.com.

MONDAY, OCTOBER 24

The Perfect Storm Lecture by Dr. Seth Pearl – 6pm. Discover the factors that could lead to Autism, ADHD, Sensory Processing Disorders, and Special Needs and what can be done about it. Mamaroneck Library, 136 Prospect Ave. RSVP: Kim 914.777.3200; drsethpearl.com.

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

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 25

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

Learn to Take Control of the Gift of ADHD:  Understanding and Managing the Ferrari Brain – With Dr. Seth Pearl.  6:30pm. Modulate and shift the nervous system and develop a plan to help access natural gift inside. Office of Barger and Gaines, 30 South Broadway, Irvington.  RSVP: Kim 914.777.3200; drsethpearl.com.

What Is Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine – 7:30pm. Learn how OMM alleviates pain, helps avoid surgery and more. Dr. Katherine Scoville, DO provides gentle, powerful hands-on treatment restoring full body alignment. Rye Free Reading Room, 1061 Boston Post Rd. HolisticMoms.org.

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 26

Channeling from the Elohim of Light – 7-9pm. StarVisions hosts sound healer and professional channel Carol Essig. Each person will receive a personal message. $40 Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 236 South Bedford Rd., Mt. Kisco. Register:  starvisionscommunity.org. 914.236.4503.

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, OCTOBER 28

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

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

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 29

Soups and Stews Indian Style – 2-4pm. With Indian Chef  Rinku Bhattachara. Learn how to turn your favorite foods into delicious stews. Register: $35. Info: 914.962.2368. HilltopHanoverFarm.org.  Hilltop Hanover Farm & Environmental Center, 1271 Hanover St, Yorktown Heights.

Yin Yoga Nidra Essential Oils Workshop with Live Music – 4-6pm. Yin Yoga, Yoga Nidra, essential oils and live music to calm mind, body and spirit and reducing stress.$35. Quest Yoga Arts 11 E. Main St. Mt. Kisco. Register: questyogaarts.com or 914.241.9642.

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

Samhain Ritual – 7pm. Travel together upon the wheel into time of darkness. Hearing her call to begin spiraling within—deep within the time of personal reflection. $10. UU Fellowship. 67 S Randolph Ave, Poughkeepsie. 845.473.2206. DreamingGoddess.com.

New Moon Kiran – 7-8:30pm. With Sita’s Light. Community gathering of powerful new moon energy, soulful music, and sacred chanting. Experience sacred sounds that clear the mind and heart. $25. Mt Kisco. Center4Healing.net.

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 30

Level 1 Training – 11am-3pm.With Healer and Author Brett Bevell Magical Awakening. $200. Synchronicity, 1511 Rte 22, Brewster. Info/RSVP: 845.363.1765. SynchronicityNY.com.

Costume Halloween Party: Downtown Bedford Hills – Noon-6pm. Music, fun, games and prizes. All ages. No charge. Dress to impress. Sponsored by Custom Candles. 46 Depot Plaza, Bedford Hills NY Train Station. Info: 914.218.8357.

Halloween Family Yoga – 12:30-1:30pm. With Denise Nobile. Class with age appropriate yoga poses, movement games, breathing and relaxation. Ages 4-12 accompanied by adult. Quest Yoga Arts. 11 E Main St, Mt Kisco. Preregister/fee info: 914.241.9642. QuestYogaArts.com.

New Moon Meditation – 4-5pm. With Amy Benesch. By donation. Synchronicity, 1511 Rte 22, Brewster. 845.363.1765. SynchronicityNY.com.

Introduction to Biofeedback – 5-6:30pm. Learn how biofeedback helps students with performance anxiety, improving focus and concentration in schoolwork, exams, and sports. Free. Hygeia Integrated Health, 3505 Hill Blvd, Ste K, Yorktown Hts. Register: 914.352.6116.

Introduction to Community Acupuncture and Meditation – 5-6:30pm. Discussion and demonstration on benefits of acupuncture for stress reduction, digestive issues and more. $30. Hygeia Integrated Health 3505 Hill Blvd, Ste K Yorktown Hts. Advance registration: 914.352.6116.

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 4

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

SATURDAY, NOVEMER 5

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

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

Sunday, November 6

Shamanic Energy Healing – 10am-5pm. With Jonathan Hammond. Experiential, heart-centered workshop, learn fundamental practices of shamanic energy healing, including meditations, journeys and hands-on techniques. Info: 914.864.0462. Center4Healing.net.

 

 

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

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UPCOMING EVENTS
Please call ahead to confirm event details.

MONDAY, FEBRUARY 1

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

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

TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 2

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

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

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

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 6

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

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

SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 7

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

MONDAY, FEBRUARY 8

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

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

TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 9

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

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

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 10

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

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

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 11

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

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

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

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

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 13

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

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

SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 14

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

MONDAY, FEBRUARY 15

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

TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 16

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

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

PutHMN.Membership.HolisticMoms.org.

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

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 17

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

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 19

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

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

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

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

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 20

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

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

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

SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 21

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

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

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

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

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

MONDAY, FEBRUARY 22

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

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 24

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

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

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

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 25

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

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

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 27

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

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

SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 28

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

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

Monday, February 29

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

Wednesday, March 2

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

FRIDAY, MARCH 4

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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

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FRIDAY, JANUARY 1

First Day Celebration in conjunction with Town of Lewisboro – 11am. Easy hike in Ward Pound Ridge Reservation followed by a chili and cider lunch in Trailside Museum. There will also be a children’s activity. Info: LewisboroLandTrust.org.

New Year’s Fire Ceremony – 12pm. Help send intentions collected on the yule wreath to the universe. Event takes place at another location, must call for directions. Hands of Serenity Healing, Fishkill. 845.896.1915. HandsOfSerenityHealing.com.

SUNDAY, JANUARY 3

Shedding Your Skin, Shedding the Past – 1pm. Start the new year fresh and leave the burdens and cares of the past year behind in this active meditation. $15. Hands Of Serenity Healing, 1129 Main St., Fishkill. Register: 845.896.1915. HandsOfSerenityHealing.com.

MONDAY, JANUARY 4

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

TUESDAY, JANUARY 5

Reiki practitioner monthly share – 6:30-8pm. Replenish your reserves; must have at least Reiki I. Free; requested $10 donation toward Reiki scholarship program. DG Sanctuary, 2 Lagrange Ave., Poughkeepsie. 845.473.2206. DreamingGoddess.com.

WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 6

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

FRIDAY, JANUARY 8

Red Tent gathering – 6:30-7:30pm – Join us in this bimonthly gathering as we create magical, safe, loving and supportive space for women to gather and have open discussion. $10. DG Sanctuary, 2 Lagrange Ave., Poughkeepsie. 845.473.2206. DreamingGoddess.com.

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

SATURDAY, JANUARY 9

Buddha Body Yoga – 1:30-4:30pm. Explore yoga for bigger bodies with Michael Hayes. Students and teachers welcome. $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.

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

JourneyDance into the New Year – 7:30-9:30pm. Dance your intentions for the New Year by awakening your senses and shaking off what you no longer need. $35. Quest Yoga Arts, 11 E. Main St., Mt. Kisco. Register: QuestYogaArts.com or 914.241.9642.

SUNDAY, JANUARY 10

Nature in the New Year – 2pm. Join a naturalist to observe and learn about winter wildlife. Meet some special animal friends along the way! Free for members; nonmembers $8/person. Greenburgh Nature Center, 99 Dromore Rd. (off Central Park Ave.), Scarsdale. GreenburghNatureCenter.org. 914.723.3470.

Slow Medicine: Hope and Healing for Chronic Illness – 4:30-6pm. Presentation by Dr. Michael Finkelstein. Radiate Yoga, 19 Second Ave., Pelham. 914.218.31. SlowMedicine.org.

Quest Book Club – 6-7pm. Join us for a lively discussion of E-Squared: 9 Do-It-Yourself Experiments That Prove Your Thoughts Create Your Reality. Bring snacks to share. Free. Quest Yoga Arts, 11 E. Main St., Mt. Kisco. Please preregister: QuestYogaArts.com or 914.241.YOGA.

TUESDAY, JANUARY 12

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

WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 13

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

THURSDAY, JANUARY 14

Money Magic & Miracles – 7:15pm. Free lecture with Susan DeRobertis. Discover what’s in the way of having money and clear it. Learn steps to create a path to abundance. Finger Lakes School of Massage, 272 N. Bedford Rd., Mt. Kisco. RSVP: 914.241.7363.

FRIDAY, JANUARY 15

Kundalini Yoga and Meditation – 9:30am. Raise consciousness through meditation, breathing techniques, mantras, postures, mudras and relaxation. All fitness levels welcome. $25 drop-in. 223 Katonah Ave., Katonah. 914.232.3473. GoldenTempleYoga.com.

An Evening of Kirtan with Gurunam Singh – 7-9pm. Check website for more information. 223 Katonah Ave., Katonah. Info: 914.232.3473. GoldenTempleYoga.com.

The Real Meaning of Meditation – 7-8:30pm. With Amy Pearce-Hayden, ERYT-500. Theory, technical components, practice. $35. 845.878.7800. InnerBalanceStudio.org.

Meet Your Spirit Guides and Loved Ones – 7:30pm. A hypnotic journey to higher realms to become acquainted with your guides and reconnect with loved ones. $15. Hands of Serenity Healing, 1129 Main St., Fishkill. 845.896.1915. HandsOfSerenityHealing.com.

SATURDAY, JANUARY 16

The Essentials: 10 Postures to Better Health – 10:30am-1:30pm. With Amy Pearce-Hayden, ERYT-500, international yoga therapist. $45. Inner Balance Studio, Patterson. Info: 845.878.7800. InnerBalanceStudio.org.

Reiki l & ll – Jan.16-17, 11am-6pm. Reiki training Levels l and ll. Levels may be taken separately or as a weekend class. Visit website for details. Hands of Serenity Healing, 1129 Main St., Fishkill. 845.896.1915. HandsOfSerenityHealing.com.

The Mirror and Its Reflection – 2-4:30pm. With Amy Pearce-HaydenERYT-500. Explore the concept of self-healing through finding reinforcement from outside sources that support deeper understanding and self-realization. $35. 845.878.7800. InnerBalanceStudio.org.

Monthly Shamanic Journey Class – 7-8:30pm. With Melanie Ryan, LCSW, and Karine Gordineer. Receive messages and guidance by connecting with your higher self as a spiritual tool for growth and healing. Bring a journal. $48. Mt. Kisco. TheCenterForHealthAndHealing.net.

SUNDAY, JANUARY 17

Passive Poses and Active Pranayama – 11:30am-2pm. With Amy Pearce-Hayden, ERYT-500. Accessing the Prana Vayus with a yin approach. $40. Inner Balance Studio, Patterson, NY. 845.878.7800.

Spirit Connection – 1-2:30pm. With Spiritual Medium Robin C. Muller. $30. 50% of Proceeds go to the Putnam Lake Fire Department. Register at: SpiritInside.net

Restorative Workshop with Karla Diamond – 5-7pm. All ages, levels. Gentle, classic supported postures and breath. All postures done on the floor. $25 preregistered; $30 day of. Quest Yoga Arts, 11-13 E. Main St., Mt. Kisco. Register: QuestYogaArts.com or 914.241.9642.

Yoga Teacher Enhancement – 6:30-8:30pm. With Amy Pearce-Hayden, ERYT-500, international yoga therapist. Refine your eye; look to the relationship between the muscular and structural bodies; explore modifications and hands-on adjustments. $40. Inner Balance Studio, Patterson. 845.878.7800.

MONDAY, JANUARY 18

Roland Comtois – 6pm. Internationally renowned medium and spirit guide delivers channeled messages for the soul, and the famous Purple Papers offer eternal love, hope and healing. $70. Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 236 S. Bedford Rd. Rt. 172, Mt. Kisco. Register online. StarVisionsCommunity.org. 914.236.4503.

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

TUESDAY, JANUARY 19

Holistic Moms meeting – 9:30-11am. N. Westchester/Lower Putnam HMN with guest speaker Laura Jensen, owner of Quest Yoga Arts, Katonah. Location: United Methodist Church, 5 Bedford Rd., Katonah. Info: Facebook.com/NWestLoPutHMN. To join: Membership.HolisticMoms.org.

Westchester Holistic Network Meeting – 8-10am. With speaker Pamela Cucinell: “Strategic Plan 2016 through the Tool of Astrology.” Open to all – first meeting free. Panera Bread. One North Broadway, White Plains. Info: WestchesterHolisticNetwork.org.

WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 20

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

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

THURSDAY, JANUARY 21

Wisdom 2.0 Connect: Raising Wise Children in the Digital Age – 6:30-9pm. Moderated by Dr. Michael Finkelstein. The Impact Hub, 394 Broadway. 914.218.3113. SlowMedicine.org.

Raising “Beyond the Spectrum” Children – 7:30pm. Learn how the term indigo or crystal promotes an understanding of the unique needs of children diagnosed with ADHD. With Shira Adler. Rye Free Reading Room, 1061 Boston Post Rd., Rye. Info: HolisticMoms.org

FRIDAY, JANUARY 22

Bellydance Performance and Party! – 7-8:30pm. Come for a sexy performance by instructor Gina Bergamini and then stay for refreshments and a class to learn some moves yourself. $20. Quest Yoga Arts, 11 E. Main St., Mt. Kisco. Register: QuestYogaArts.com or 914.241.9642.

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

Crystal Healing – 7:30pm. Explore the healing power of crystals through discussion and meditation. Fee includes a pouch of crystals to take home. $35. Hands of Serenity Healing, 1129 Main St., Fishkill. Register: 845.895.1915. HandsOfSerenityHealing.com.

SATURDAY, JANUARY 23

Guided Vision Play – Noon-1pm, 1-2pm, 2-3pm. Learn through play and exploration with Dr. Samantha Slotnick in Vision Therapy Space. Guided play supports math, organization, planning and problem-solving skills. Ages 5+. Reservations required. 495 Central Park Ave., Scarsdale. Tickets: DrSlotnick.com/GVP.

MELT Method with Joy Jacobson – 2-3:30pm. Perfect after the holidays! Learn this simple self-treatment method that helps eliminate chronic pain, improves performance and decreases stress. $30 preregistered; $35 day of. Quest Yoga Arts, 11 E. Main St., Mt. Kisco. QuestYogaArts.com. 914.241.9642.

Women’s Full Moon Circle – 7-8:30pm. A nondenominational monthly gathering for women. Come draw in the powerful energies of the full moon. Requested donation $10. DG Sanctuary. Info and directions: Dreaming Goddess at 845.473.2206 or DreamingGoddess.com.

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

SUNDAY, JANUARY 24

Inner Beauty Shop for Girls – 9am-noon ages 11-13 & 1-4pm ages 14-17. Empowering girls to value who they are internally over their external appearance. $50. Preregistration required. Quest Yoga Arts, 11 E. Main St., Mt. Kisco. QuestYogaArts.com. 914.241.9642.

Restorative Yoga Workshop – Noon-2pm. With Reyna Gonzalez, RYT. Gently restore, relax, release and rejuvenate using bolsters, blocks, blankets and eye pillows. The Temperance Center, 453 White Plains Rd. Ste. 203, Eastchester. $45. Space limited. Must reserve spot. 914.793.2600. TheTemperanceCenter.com.

MONDAY, JANUARY 25

Men’s Group at SunRaven open house – 7-9pm. Free. 501 Guard Hill Rd., Bedford. 914.218.3113. SlowMedicine.org.

TUESDAY, JANUARY 26

Couples Program at SunRaven open house – 7-9pm. Free. 501 Guard Hill Rd., Bedford. 914.218.3113. SlowMedicine.org.

WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 27

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

SATURDAY, JANUARY 30

Winter Wildlife program at GNC – 2pm. A naturalist introduces some of the Greenburgh Nature Center animals with a focus on winter survival techniques. Ages 5 and over. Nonmembers $8/person. 99 Dromore Rd. (off Central Park Ave.), Scarsdale. GreenburghNatureCenter.org. 914.723.3470.

Community Wellness Day – 9am-4pm. A partnership of Quest Yoga and the Center for Health and Healing in Mt. Kisco. Free day of educational classes: yoga, meditation, herbalism, homeopathy, chronic pain therapy, childbirth education, stress management. Must preregister. QuestYogaArts.com. 914.241.YOGA.

 

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