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

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

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

WEDNESDAY, MAY 1

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

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

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

THURSDAY, MAY 2

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

FRIDAY, MAY 3

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

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

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

SATURDAY, MAY 4

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

SUNDAY, MAY 5

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

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

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

MONDAY, MAY 6

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

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

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

TUESDAY, MAY 7

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

FRIDAY, MAY 10

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

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

SATURDAY, MAY 11

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

MONDAY, MAY 13

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

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

TUESDAY, MAY 14

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

WEDNESDAY, MAY 15

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

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

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

THURSDAY, MAY 16

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

FRIDAY, MAY 17

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

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

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

SATURDAY, MAY 18

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

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

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

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

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

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

SUNDAY, MAY 19

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

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

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

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

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

MONDAY, MAY 20

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

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

Free Lecture: What is Ayurvedic Medicine and How Does it Compare with Western (Allopathic) Medicine? – 7-9pm.With Dr. Somesh Kaushik, an Ayurvedic and Naturopathic physician. Larchmont Public Library, 121 Larchmont Ave, Larchmont. 914.834.2281. LarchmontLibrary.org.

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

TUESDAY, MAY 21

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

WEDNESDAY, MAY 22

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

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

FRIDAY, MAY 24

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

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

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

SATURDAY, MAY 25

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

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

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

TUESDAY, MAY 28

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

WEDNESDAY, MAY 29

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

THURSDAY, MAY 30

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

FRIDAY, MAY 31

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

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

SUNDAY, JUNE 2

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

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

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 5

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

 

 

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

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

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

MONDAY, APRIL 1

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

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

TUESDAY, APRIL 2

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

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

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

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

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

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 3

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

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

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

THURSDAY, APRIL 4

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

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

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

FRIDAY, APRIL 5

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

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

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

SATURDAY, APRIL 6

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

SUNDAY, APRIL 7

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

MONDAY, APRIL 8

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

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

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

TUESDAY, APRIL 9

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

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 10

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

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

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

THURSDAY, APRIL 11

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

FRIDAY, APRIL 12

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

SATURDAY, APRIL 13

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

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

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

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

SUNDAY, APRIL 14

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

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

MONDAY, APRIL 15

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

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

TUESDAY, APRIL 16

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

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

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 17

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

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

THURSDAY, APRIL 18

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

FRIDAY, APRIL 19

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

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

MONDAY, APRIL 22

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

TUESDAY, APRIL 23

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

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 24

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

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

FRIDAY, APRIL 26

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

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

SATURDAY, APRIL 27

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

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

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

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

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

SUNDAY, APRIL 28

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

SATURDAY, MAY 4

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

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

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

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

TUESDAY, MAY 7

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

 

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

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

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

FRIDAY, March 1

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

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

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

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

SATURDAY, MARCH 2

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

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

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

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

TUESDAY, MARCH 5

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

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 6

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

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

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

FRIDAY, MARCH 8

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

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

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

SATURDAY, MARCH 9

LifeForce Yoga to Meet the Anxious Mood – 1:30-4:30pm. With Deborah Lubetkin. Learn how to address yoga on the mat. $45 members. $65 nonmembers in advance. The Yoga Studio, Club Fit, 584 N State Rd, Briarcliff Manor. Info: Audrey Brooks: 914.582.7816. YTAYoga.com.

Monthly Sound Healing – 5:30-7pm. Michelle Clifton. The rhythmic sounds of the singing bowls have a profound healing effect on the nervous system affecting mind, body and soul. $35. Mt Kisco. 914.864.0462. Center4Healing.net.

SUNDAY, MARCH 10

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

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

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

MONDAY, MARCH 11

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

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

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

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 13

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

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

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

THURSDAY, MARCH 14

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

FRIDAY, MARCH 15

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

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

SATURDAY, MARCH 16

Reiki 2 – Mar 16-17. With Anne Bentzen. Class 1-5pm/Sat and Sun. Learn reiki symbols, distance healing and create a powerful practice. $300. Balancing 4 Life, 3 Pheasant Dr, Armonk. 914.588.4079. Register online: Balancing4Life.com.

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

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

SUNDAY, MARCH 17

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

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

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

TUESDAY, MARCH 19

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

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

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

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 20

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

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

THURSDAY, MARCH 21

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

FRIDAY, MARCH 22

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

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

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

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

SATURDAY, MARCH 23

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

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

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

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

SUNDAY, MARCH 24

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

MONDAY, MARCH 25

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

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

THURSDAY, MARCH 28

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

FRIDAY, MARCH 29

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

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

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

SATURDAY, MARCH 30

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

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

SUNDAY, MARCH 31

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

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

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

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 3

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

 

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

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

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

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 1

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

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 2

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

Zen Mind, Zen Space – 10am. Incorporate mindfulness meditation with creation of sacred art. Four-week series includes making smudging tools, black rock painting, dreamcatchers and candles. $40 per class. $140 series prepaid. Supplies included. Hands of Serenity Healing, 1129 Main St, Fishkill. Register: 845.896.1915. HandsOfSerenityHealing.com.

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

Sound Healing – 6-8pm. With Dan Lauter. Over 30 years of an internationally recognized practice, a not to be missed event. $30. Universal Healing Arts. 4 Crestview Ave, Cortlandt Manor. Register in advance: 917.737.4325. UniversalHealingArts.com.

SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 3

Stronger Together Solidarity Fair – 9:30-12:30pm. To raise awareness, exchange information and foster coalition building, unity and solidarity against all forms of injustice. Free. 1000 Pinebrook Blvd. Temple Israel, New Rochelle. RSVP: 914.235.1800.

LifeForce Yoga Chakra Balancing Flow & Yoga Nidra – 4:30-6pm. With Merrill Black. Gentle meditative flow using sounds, postures, hand gestures and restorative poses to balance chakras. Ending with yoga nidra. $20. The Temperance Center, 453 White Plains Rd, Ste 203, Eastchester. 914.793.2600. TheTemperanceCenter.com.

TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 5

Qi Gong Class – 6:30-7:30pm. (2/5, 2/12, 2/19 & 2/26) With Lorraine Hughes. $10. Sacred Space Healing Arts, 436 Main St, Beacon. Register: 845.416.4598. Empoweredbynature.net

Stony Kill Foundation Beekeepers Association – 7pm. Guest Speaker Travis Grout from Cornell’s Bee Lab will present: Turning Your Hobby into a Beekeeping Business. Stony Kill Farm, in the barn classroom, Rte 9D, Fishkill. $15 drop-in. Info: Facebook.com/StonyKillBeekeepers.

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 6

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

Homebuyer Orientation – 6:30-8pm. Learn about CHI’s services, the steps to homeownership and the resources available. Held monthly. Free. Greenburgh Public Library, 300 Tarrytown Rd, Elmsford. Register: CHIGrants.org.

Healers Sacred Circle at Universal Healing Arts – 7:30-9:30pm. An atmosphere of peace and healing led by Amazing Healer Gene Krackhel. Must have background in energy healing. $20. 4 Crestview Ave, Cortlandt Manor. 917.737.4325. UniversalHealingArts.com.

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 7

Opioid Crisis TED Talks at Somers Library – 1-3pm. Viewing and discussion of two TED Talks on countering the opioid crisis. Route 139 and Reis Park, Somers. Info: 914.232.5717;  visit SomersLibrary.org.

Finding Your Energetic Core supported with Homeopathy – 7:30pm. With Janice Solomon. Gentle yoga, breath work and visualization along with homeopathic concepts for vitality and health. Rye Free Reading Room, 1061 Boston Post Rd, Rye. Hosted by HolisticMoms.org.

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 8

Qi Gong Class – 10-11am. (2/8, 2/15, 2/22 & 3/1) With Lorraine Hughes. $15. Sandy Dutchess Yoga, 1575 Route 376 (Lynn Building) corner of All Angels Hills Rd, Wappingers Falls. Register: 845.416.4598.Empoweredbynature.net.

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

Healing Grief: A Medium’s perspective & Guidance on the Grief Process and the Afterlife – 7-8:30pm. With Carla Blaha. $35. Synchronicity, 1511 Rte 22 Brewster. Synchronicity, 1511 Rte 22, Brewster. Reserve seat: 845.363.1765. SynchronicityNY.com.

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

Group Past Life Regression – 7:30-9pm. For those wondering about their past life/lives. Take a journey into the unknown. $20. Universal Healing Arts, 4 Crestview Ave, Cortlandt Manor. Info: 917.737.4325. UniversalHealingArts.com.

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

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 9

Spot Bald Eagles at Boscobel – 9am-4pm. Snow date Feb 10. Viewing site for Teatown Hudson River EagleFest. No charge to visit EagleFest. Registration is not necessary. Info: Boscobel.org. Tickets to EagleFest in Croton: Teatown.org.

Foot Reflexology Clinic – 11am-6pm. With Reflexologist Lorraine Hughes. Experience reflexology and find out what it’s all about. 20 and 30-min sessions offered at discounted rate. Appointments recommended. Hands of Serenity Healing, 1129 Main St, Fishkill. Register: 845.896.1915. HandsOfSerenityHealing.com.

Introduction to Ayurveda and its Health Connection to Yoga – 1-4pm. Lecture presented by Dr. Somesh Kaushik, an Ayurvedic and Naturopathic physician. $25. Inner Balance Studio, 1072 Rte 311, above Sauro’s Deli, Patterson. RSVP Requested: 845.661.8664. InnerBalanceStudio.org.

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

The Karma of Your Yoga Cues – 1:30-4:30pm. With Jason Ray Brown. Discover what not to say, as well as, what to say. $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.

Mediumship Demonstration – 2-4pm. Limited seating of 15 people. Tickets: $45. Celestial Touch, 7 Arch St, Pawling (Village). Preregistration required/info: 845.244.1767.

Holistic Chamber of Commerce Holistic Happy Hour – 6:30pm. Members will bring snacks, and nonmembers can attend for $5. Angel Aura Spiritual Boutique, Pawling. Information visit: HolisticChamberOfCommerce.com/pkpse.

SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 10

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

Angelic Channeling – Noon-4pm. With Margaret Doner. Have an opportunity to have a dialogue with the angelic realm and other spiritual entities. Find soul’s purpose, karmic history and more. $125. Universal Healing Arts. 4 Crestview Ave, Cortlandt Manor. 917.737.4325. UniversalHealingArts.com.

Heal Yourself and Others with Reflexology – 3-5pm. Christine Knowlton, introduces premise and techniques to show how it reduces stress and improves wellness. $45. Soulauras Wellness Center, 510 N State Rd, Briarcliff Manor. Info: Laura 914.941.2400.

Tuesday, February 12

Journey to Love Valentine’s Day Workshop – 7-8:15pm. Led by Pritam Bani Kaur.  Heart-centered focus with meditation, breath and deep relaxation; Gong and sound healing techniques. $25/$45 couple. Devotion Yoga of Westchester, 2055 Albany Post Rd, Croton on Hudson. Info:  914.930.7707.  Register: dailydevotionyoga.com Classes/Events tab.

Holistic Chamber of Commerce Meeting – 6:30-8pm. Topic: Preparing Your Tax Documents. Meetings are free for HCC members and $10 for nonmembers. Asian Temptation Fusion, 718 Dutchess Turnpike, Poughkeepsie. Info: HolisticChamberOfCommerce.com/pkpse.

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 13

Bionutrient Food Association Meeting – 5:30-7:30pm. Local growers, gardeners and anyone who may be interested in improving the quality of foods, through regenerative farming practices, are encouraged to attend. Sugar Hill Farm, 403 Harris Rd. Bedford Hills. Free. Info: WestchesterLandTrust.org.

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

Yin Yoga – 8-9:30pm. Weekly. A gentle movement to enlighten the body, mind and spirit. Mats provided free of charge. $15. Universal Healing Arts. 4 Crestview Ave, Cortlandt Manor. 917.737.4325. UniversalHealingArts.com.

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 15

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

A Three-Part Series for Serious Healers: Unlocking Secrets of Healing – 7:30-9pm. Led by Gene Krackhel. Series starts with getting rid of fear. $125 series. $50 individual session. Universal Healing Arts. 4 Crestview Ave, Cortlandt Manor. 917.737.4325. UniversalHealingArts.com.

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

SATURDAY, February 16

Winter on the Farm – 11am-2pm. No-snow date: 2/23. Festivities include: farm animals, draft-horse-drawn sleigh rides, learn about the plants from a master gardener, maple syruping. Free. Donations appreciated. 79 Farmstead Ln., Wappingers Falls. Info: StonyKill.org.

The Essence, Spirit and Energy of Essential Oils – 1-5pm. Private location, please contact Lorraine Hughes via web site for more info: EmpoweredbyNature.net.

SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 17

Self-Care Sunday Retreat – 9:30am-5:30pm. Six teachers have come together to help restore and replenish feminine energy through empowering classes and workshops. $130. Balance Wellness Studio, 1851 E Main St, Rte 6, Mohegan Lake. Schedule/details/registration: 914.374.1471. BalanceOn6.com.

Interfaith Sundays at the Chapel at Croton Falls – 10:30am-12noon. I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings: A Celebration of Freedom with Dr. Hans B. Hallundbaek, Presbyterian Prison Partnership. 609, Rt. 22, Croton Falls. Info: chapelatcrotonfalls.org.

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

Yin Yoga Class – 8-9:30pm. Release that which does not serve. Yoga class leads into a full moon ceremony. $25. Howling and give-aways included. Universal Healing Arts, 4 Crestview Ave, Cortlandt Manor. 917.737.4325. UniversalHealingArts.com.

Tuesday, February 19

Westchester Holistic Network Meeting –7-8:30pm. Networking begins 6:30pm. Topic: Self-Care featuring the BEMER. WHN members & first-timers free/$10 repeat non-members. Ixchel Center, Hartsdale Register: WestchesterHolisticNetwork.org

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 20

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

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

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 22

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

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

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 23

The Healing Garden – 10am-1pm. Course# NCC 2126-01. $39. Ulster County Community College, 94 Mary’s Avenue, Kingston. Register/more details: 845.339.2025. Sunyulster.edu/ce

Backyard Sugaring at Sugar Hill Farm – 11-12:15pm. Rain date: 2/24. Hands-on program, includes history, storytelling, science and sap tasting. 403 Harris Rd., Bedford Hills. Info: 914.234.6992 x 15, WestchesterLandTrust.org.

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

MONDAY, FEBRUARY 25

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

FRIDAY, March 1

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

SATURDAY, MARCH 2

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

 

 

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

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

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

UPCOMING EVENTS
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WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 2

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

THURSDAY, JANUARY 3

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

SATURDAY, JANUARY 5

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

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

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

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

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

SUNDAY, JANUARY 6

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

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

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

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

MONDAY, JANUARY 7

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

TUESDAY, January  8

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

WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 9

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

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

THURSDAY, JANUARY 10

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

FRIDAY, JANUARY 11

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

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

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

SATURDAY, JANUARY 12

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

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

Shake Your Soul: The Yoga of Dance – 1:30–4:30pm. Connect with the natural dancer within, with Kripalu’s Dan Leven. $45 members/$65 nonmembers in advance. The Yoga Studio, Club Fit, 584 N State Rd, Briarcliff Manor. Info: Audrey Brooks: 914.582.7816. ytayoga.com.

SUNDAY, JANUARY 13

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

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

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

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

TUESDAY, JANUARY 15

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

WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 16

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

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

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

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

THURSDAY, JANUARY 17

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

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

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

FRIDAY, JANUARY 18

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

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

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

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

SATURDAY, JANUARY 19

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

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

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

SUNDAY, JANUARY 20

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

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

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

MONDAY, JANUARY 21

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

THURSDAY, JANUARY 24

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

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

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

FRIDAY, JANUARY 25

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

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

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

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

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

SATURDAY, JANUARY 26

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

SUNDAY, JANUARY 27

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

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

WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 30

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

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

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

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

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 1

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

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 2

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

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 6

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

 

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

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

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

UPCOMING EVENTS
Please call ahead to confirm event details

SATURDAY, DECEMBER 1

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

The Margaret Eberle Fair Trade Festival – 10am-4pm. More than 30 international and local fair trade arts and crafts vendors. Live music. Free parking. $5 suggested admission. MUMC Sanctuary, Memorial United Methodist Church, White Plains.

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

Annual Arlington Holiday Festival – Noon-6pm. Sip Goddess nog while walking through the streets of Arlington on the Eggnog Crawl. Shopping village, children’s activities, holiday parade and tree lighting. Dreaming Goddess 44 Raymond Ave, Poughkeepsie. 845.473.2206. ArlingtonHasIt.org.

Monthly Sound Healing with Tibetan Singing Bowls – 5:30-7pm. Michelle Clifton. Experience deep relaxation and cleansing using the ancient sound healing bowls. $40 drop-in. Mt Kisco. Info: 914.447.0822. Center4Healing.net.

5 Rhythms Dance – 7-9pm. Dance the 5 Rhythms and allow the body to be danced. Beacon of Light Wellness Center. 845.202.3515. BOLWC.com.

SUNDAY, DECEMBER 2

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

Essential Oils for Stress Relief and Anxiety – 11:30am-1:30pm. With Jessica Sheridan owner of Lionessheart Botanicals. Make a mini aromatherapy inhaler and roll-on. All supplies included. NYIOA certified. $30. Balance Wellness Studio, 1851 E Main, Rte 6, Mohegan Lake. Must RSVP: 914.374.1471; BalanceOn6.com.

Voice Empowerment Workshop – 1-4 pm. Presented by Ronni Sarrett: VocalFocus.com. Free the voice to free expressiveness. $40/$45, Wainwright House, 260 Stuyvesant Ave, Rye. 914.967.6080. WainwrightHouse.org.

Internationally Acclaimed Psychic Medium Suzane Northrop’s Small Group Message Circle – 1:30-3pm. $299. Synchronicity, 1511 Rte 22, Brewster. Questions: 845.363.1765. Register: 888.692.8111. Online registration/follow link: SynchronicityNY.com.

Goddess as Muse: 25th Anniversary Celebration of The Wild Mother – 2:30-4:30pm. With author Elizabeth Cunningham, Explore one’s own experience as Goddess as the muse in work and in life. Dreaming Goddess, 44 Raymond Ave, Poughkeepsie. 845.473.2206. DreamingGoddess.com.

The Ecstasy of Tantric Drawing – 3-6pm. With Diane Green and jLTg Holo. Touch boundless freedom and limitless creativity with timeless tantra. Beacon of Light Wellness Center. 845.202.3515. BOLWC.com.

MONDAY, DECEMBER 3

Osteoporosis Awareness Group Plus Holiday Party – 7-9pm. Speaker is Annette Jackson from Buff Bones, a system of exercise for bone and joint health. Free. Burke Rehabilitation Hospital, 785 Mamaroneck Ave, corner Heatherbloom Rd, White Plains. Info: Susan: 914.260.9339.

Monday Meditation Class – Dec 3, 10 and 17. 7:30-9pm. Guided moving meditations. $5. Ganesha Spa, Peekskill. Irina Ionina: 914.906.7238. GaneshaSpa.com.

TUESDAY, DECEMBER 4

Community Opioid Overdose Training – 6-7:30pm. Free training for the public on how to respond to an opioid overdose using Naloxone (Narcan). Somers Library, Rte 139 and Reis Park, Somers. Preregistration required: 914.995.6584. Westchestergov.com/health.

Qi Gong Classes – Dec 4, 11 and 18. 6:30-7:30pm. $10 each date. Sacred Space Healing Arts, 436 Main St, Beacon. Register: 845.416.4598. EmpoweredByNature.net.

Ayurveda, Diet and Nutrition: Achieving Balance and Harmony – 7-9pm. With Dr. Somesh Kaushik, an Ayurvedic and Naturopathic physician. Free lecture. Pawling Library, 11 Broad St, Pawling. 845.355.8444. PawlingLibrary.org.

WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 5

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

THURSDAY, DECEMBER 6

Foodie Club for Teens – Dec 6, Jan 3, 17, Feb 14 and 28. 3:15-4:30pm. Make snacks and small meals for the group to enjoy using the library staff kitchen. For teens/tweens in grades 6th and up. Somers Library. Register: 914.232.5717. Additional dates: SomersLibrary.org.

Raw Rainbow Food Workshop – 7-9pm. Fun and interactive workshop about raw rainbow eating. $30. The Aligned Center, 1 Bridge St, Ste 64, Irvington. Faryn Sand: 914.292.0930. TheAlignedCenter.com.

Fluoride and Sugar Secrets – 7:30pm. Holistic Moms meeting with dentist turned food and environmental educator, Dr Susan Rubin. Learn info and dental strategies for all ages. Rye Free Reading Room, 1061 Boston Post Rd, Rye. Hosted by: HolisticMoms.org.

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 7

Qi Gong Classes – Dec 7, 14, 21 and 28. 10-11am. $15. Sandy Dutchess Yoga, 1575 Rte 376, Lynn Building at the corner of All Angels Hills Rd, Wappingers Falls. Register: Empowered by Nature: 845.416.4598. Dutchess Yoga direct: 845.902.8206. Empoweredbynature.net.

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

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

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

SATURDAY, DECEMBER 8

Winter Solstice/Transitioning with the Season Workshop – 12/8, 12/15 & 12/22. A 3 part Workshop Event. First 2 gatherings build in preparation for the final gathering on the 22nd which will include a labyrinth walk. $225. 109 Croton Ave, suite 205, Ossining. Info: Lauren 914.534.1294. WillowWispWellness.com.

Reiki I Class – Dec 8 and 9. 9am-2pm. With Irina Ionina Reiki Master. Usui-Takata lineage with 22-years’ experience. $300. Peekskill. 914.906.7238. Info: GaneshaSpa.com.

Fall in Love with Yourself Workshop – Noon-3pm.With Eva Kornet. Learn tools to fall in love with oneself and live  daily life from the heart. $40. Yoga of Westchester, 2055 Albany Post Rd, Croton on Hudson. Register in advance: 914.930.7707. DailyDevotionYoga.com.

Network Spinal Analysis Talk – 2-4pm. Learn about NSA and experience a mini-session to release stored tension in the nervous system. $40. $35 advance. The Center for Health and Healing, 4 Smith Ave, 2nd Flr, Mt Kisco. Register: 914.218.6424. Info: LawrenceGSternDC.com.

SUNDAY, DECEMBER 9

Divine Sleep Yoga Nidra – 10-11am. With Claudia Gukeisen. Take part in a monthly guided relaxation practice, which brings mind and body into its natural healing and restful state. $20 drop-in. Mt Kisco. 914.673.3313. Center4Healing.net.

Meditation to Awaken Your Light Body – 11:30am-1pm. With Michael Rosenbaum. $20. Synchronicity, 1511 Rte 22, Brewster. RSVP/reserve spot: 845.363.1765. SynchronicityNY.com.

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

Intro to Sound Healing and Deep Relaxation Sound Bath Meditation – 4-5:30pm. Experience an interactive session on best uses of sound tools and an immersive sound meditation. Beacon of Light Wellness Center. 845.202.3515. BOLWC.com.

MONDAY, DECEMBER 10

Winter Art Drop-In – Dec 10, 17, Jan 7, 14 and 28. 10:30am-12:30pm. Relaxing drop-in art class. Quiet music will accompany while participants relax and create art with other enthusiastic art lovers. $30. Somers Library. Info: 914.232.5717. SomersLibrary.org.

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

TUESDAY, DECEMBER 11

Ayurveda Seasonal Detoxing: How to Do It Safely and Gently – 12:30-1:30pm. With Dr. Somesh Kaushik, an Ayurvedic and Naturopathic physician. Free lecture. North Castle Library, 19 Wippoorwill Rd E, Armonk. 914.273.3887. NorthCatleLibrary.org.

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

Coping with Loss: A Panel Discussion – 7-9pm. The holidays can be an especially challenging time to navigate, grief-panelists will share on coping resiliently. $10. The Aligned Center, 1 Bridge St, Ste 64, Irvington. Faryn Sand: 914.292.0930. TheAlignedCenter.com.

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 14

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

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

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

SATURDAY, DECEMBER 15

Lovemore Chanting – 7-9pm. With Eileen O’Hare and friends. Join in for an evening of sacred chanting. Beacon of Light Wellness Center. 845.202.3515. BOLWC.com.

SUNDAY, DECEMBER 16

Essential Oils for Minor Aches and Pains – 11:30am-1:30pm. With Jessica Sheridan. Learn to make 1oz bath salts and oil roll-on. All supplies included. NYIOA certified. $45. Balance Wellness Studio, 1851 E Main, Rte 6, Mohegan Lake. Must RSVP: 914.374.1471 BalanceOn6.com.

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

Breathwork – 4-5:30pm. With Erika Forsell. Breathwork is an active meditation that uses the breath as a guide to our emotional body. Beacon of Light Wellness Center. 845.202.3515. BOLWC.com.

Winter Solstice Healing Night – 4-6pm. With Merrill Black. Restorative yoga, singing, lighting ceremony and meditation. $30, half will go to charity. The Temperance Center, 453 White Plains Rd, Ste 203, Eastchester. 914.793.260. TheTemperanceCenter.com.

Winter Solstice Magic: Interfaith Celebration of the Light – 6pm. Live music, magic and mystery. All ages are invited to bring a drum or a rattle. $15. Suggested donation. The Chapel at Croton Falls, 609 Rte 22, Croton Falls. Info: ChapelatCrotonFalls.org.

MONDAY, DECEMBER 17

Energy Healing and Stress Relief – 6-7:30pm.With Rose Christmas. Adult program. Registration is required. The Kent Library, 17 Sybil’s Crossing. Info: 845.225.8585. KentLibrary.org.

TUESDAY, DECEMBER 18

The Marriage of Psychotherapy & Astrology: A match made in ‘Heaven’ – With  Alan Ellis LCSW, Westchester Holistic Network, 7-8:30pm. Networking begins 6:30pm. WHN members and first-timers free. $10 for repeat non-members. Ixchel Center, Hartsdale Register: WestchesterHolisticNetwork.org.

WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 19

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

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 21

BodyWise Meditations: Unwinding with the Inward Spiral of Winter – 12/21/18- 3/21/19. Candle lit classes start with circle, grounding, intention setting and partially guided meditation. $360 (includes a gift bundle) or $35 each class. 109 Croton Ave, suite 205, Ossining. Info: Lauren 914.534.1294. WillowWispWellness.com.

Winter Solstice Celebration – 7-9pm. Join in for meditation, gong bath and drum circle in celebrate the return of the Sun. $40. Register in advance. Yoga of Westchester, 2055 Albany Post Rd, Croton on Hudson. Register in advance: 914.930.7707. DailyDevotionYoga.com.

SATURDAY, DECEMBER 22

Shamanic Reiki Hearth Circle – 5:30-7pm. With Melanie Ryan. Join in for a Winter Solstice Ceremony. Shamanic cosmology. Donations support indigenous people. All welcome. $20 suggested. Mt Kisco. 914.864.0462. Center4Healing.net.

MONDAY, DECEMBER 24

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

Christmas at the Chapel – 7:30 pm. Christmas Eve service. Led by acting Pastor June Tompkins. Deborah Moldow, Soloist. The Chapel at Croton Falls, 609 Rte 22, Croton Falls. Info: ChapelAtCrotonFalls.org.

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 28

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

 

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

Cover OCt18 225The following events appear in Natural Awakenings – Westchester, Putnam, Dutchess NY, October 2018 Edition.

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

UPCOMING EVENTS
Please call ahead to confirm event details

MONDAY, OCTOBER 1

Osteoporosis Awareness Group – 7-9pm. With Diana Koster. Topic: Fall Prevention. Speaker: Molly Olivia Roffman, director of StepWISEnow and physical therapist. Free. Burke Rehabilitation Hospital, 785 Mamaroneck Ave, White Plains Bldg 4. Info, Susan: 914.260.9339.

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

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 2

Qi Gong Classes – Oct 2, 16, 23 and 30. 6:30-7:30pm. Sacred Space Healing Arts, 436 Main St, Beacon. $10 each date. Register: 845.416.4598. EmpoweredByNature.net.

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 3

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

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

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

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 4

Yoga for Scoliosis – Work with specific postures and the breath to develop body awareness and support one’s spine. Yoga Haven 2, 91 Montgomery Ave, Scarsdale. 914.337.1437. YogaHaven.com.

Conservation Lecture – 6:30pm/light refreshments; 7-8pm/lecture. A special conservation lecture presented by Dr. Robert Naczi, Curator of North American Botany, New York Botanical Garden. $5. Hilltop Hanover Farm, Yorktown Hts. Register: 914.302.9713. Info: BedfordAudubon.org.

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 5

Strong and Steady for Teen Girls – Oct 5-Nov 17. 3:30-5pm. Seven-week series incorporating yoga, pilates, barre, wellness tutorials in nutrition, essential oils, acupressure, breathing techniques and meditation. $170. Cold Spring Yoga, 75 Main St, Cold Spring. 845.265.4444. ColdSpringYoga.com.

House Clearing & Protecting Your Home – 7-9pm. With Carla Blaha. $35. Synchronicity, 1511 Rte 22, Brewster. RSVP: 845.363.1765. Info: SynchronicityNY.com.

Igniting Sacred Sexuality: A Couples 3-Part Workshop – 7-9pm. With Kevin Spath and Cat Guthrie. A progressive/experiential three Friday series exploring a radical mind-shift about spirituality and sexuality. $275 per couple. The Center for Health and Healing. Register, Kevin: 914.673.0007. Center4Healing.net.

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

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 6

Heritage Applefest – 9am-4pm. Rain date: Oct 13. Live music, sweet and hard cider sampling, press-your-own cider, family games, activities and vendors. Pay amount desired. 1061 Rte. 9D, Garrison. Info: 845.265.3638. Boscobel.org.

Wellness on the Green – 11am-4pm. Meet local health and wellness practitioners and vendors. Enjoy demonstrations, local food and more. Come have fun! Charles Coleman Boulevard, Pawling.

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

Ayurveda & Digestive Health – 2-4pm. With Claudia Gukeisen. Understand the Ayurveda wisdom tradition and the concept of Agni (which means fire) and how it is the key to healing the gut. $40 drop-in. 914.864.0462. Center4Healing.net.

Shamanic Reiki Hearth Circle – 5:30-7pm. With Melanie Ryan. A monthly community healing circle supporting the teachings of indigenous people worldwide. Shamanic journey, reiki, sharing. All welcome. $20 drop-in. 914.864.0462. Center4Healing.net.

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 7

Annual Support-A-Walk – 9am. Bring help and hope to people fighting breast and ovarian cancer. Presented by Support Connection, Inc. 914.962.6402. Visit: SupportConnection.org.

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

Olympian Coming to Somers: Free Event at Krav Mega – 10:45am-12:30pm. Eli Bremer, Olympic pentathlete, is presenting secrets to maximizing workout, why aerobic and strength workouts require different nutritional support, specific all-natural products. Q&A and autographs. 2 Scott Dr, Somers. RSVP required: 855.426.5728.

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

MONDAY, OCTOBER 8

Care Walk and Harvest Festival – 10:30am. Fun walk (9:30 a.m. registration), hayrides, a pumpkin patch, touch-a-truck and local vendors. 100 Rte. 312, Brewster. Non-walkers $5; $20/family. Info: CommunityCares.org

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. Dreaming Goddess, 44 Raymond Ave, Poughkeepsie. 845.473.2206. DreamingGoddess.com.

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 9

Strong and Steady for Teen Girls – Oct 5-Nov 17. 3:30-5pm. Seven-week series incorporating yoga, pilates, barre, wellness tutorials in nutrition, essential oils, acupressure, breathing techniques and meditation. $170. Cold Spring Yoga, 75 Main St, Cold Spring. 845.265.4444. ColdSpringYoga.com.

CBD Talk in Bedford – 6pm. With Dr. Lyn West, Marcie Manfredonia and Bernadette Bloom. Free informational talk on CBD products. Free samples. Refreshments served. Bedford Hills Wine and Beer Bar, 27 Depot Plaza, Bedford Hills. Info: 914.218.8357; BHWineAndBeerBar.com.

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

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 10

Election Candidates and the Environment – 7-9pm. Candidates running for election at the state level will discuss environmental issues and take questions from the audience. Greenburgh Nature Center, 99 Dromore Rd, Scarsdale. Info: 914.723.3470. GreenburghNatureCenter.org.

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

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 11

Yoga for Osteoporosis – Learn precautions and modifications which allow individuals to attend regular yoga classes more safely if afflicted with osteopenia or osteoporosis. Two-session program. $50. Yoga Haven 2, 91 Montgomery Ave, Scarsdale. 914.337.1437. YogaHaven.com.

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 12

Mama Mia – An 80’s Dance – 6:30-10:30pm. Hosted by Kacey Morabito Grean. Will benefit Mt Carmel Scholarships. $50 includes dinner, drinks and dancing. Mt Carmel Hall, Verplanck. Kacey.co.

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

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

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 13

Reiki I Certification – Learn the ancient art of hands on healing from Shima Chayvet, Reiki Master, who is connected to the original 22 Reiki Masters who were attuned in the US in 1973. Courtlandt Manor. Info: 917.279.9577. UniversalHealingArts.com.

Pelvic Power – 1:30-4:30pm. With Christa Rypins. Develop a picture of the pelvis and learn how to improve posture, heal pain and more. $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.

Healing Stress and Trauma with Yoga – 2-4pm. With Miki Hara. Slow down and breath, open to the moment and come back to our true self. This gentle practice is a wonderful, nurturing way to release trauma and stuck energy in the body. $40. 914.864.0462. Center4Healing.net.

Heart Songs: An Evening of Chanting and Sacred Music – 7-8:30pm. Kirtan with Sita’s Light. No music or signing experience necessary. Sacred Spirit Yoga and Healing Arts Center, 343 Broadway, Dobbs Ferry. $20/advance; $30/door. Info/tickets: SacredSpiritYogaCenter.org.

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 14

Mindfulness 101 – Learn about mindfulness: what it is and why one should do it and experiment with some mindful practices. Four-session program. $100 Yoga Haven, 62 Main St, Tuckahoe. 914.337.1437. YogaHaven.com.

Meet author Pamela Landolt – who introduces her new book, Discovering Angels, at Barnes and Noble, Poughkeepsie. 11-3pm. For more information call 914.204.1323 or visit: https://www.discovering-angels.com/blog/

Reiki II Certification – Learn the ancient art of hands on healing from Shima Chayvet, Reiki Master, who is connected to the original 22 Reiki Masters who were attuned in the US in 1973. Courtlandt Manor. Info: 917.279.9577. UniversalHealingArts.com.

Apple Cidering – 1-2pm. Children use old-fashioned screw press to make apple cider. Learn about the colonial experience of cider making and get a taste of fresh, tangy apple cider. All ages. $5- $8. The Greenburgh Nature Center, 99 Dromore Rd, Scarsdale. Info: 914.723.3470. GreenburghNatureCenter.org.

MONDAY, OCTOBER 15

Circle of Support – 6:30-7:45pm. With Kacey Morabito Grean. Group Life Coaching Session. Conversation, exploration and discovery. $20. Mariandale. Ossining. Mariandale.org.

Beyond the Veil: Herbs for the Spirit World – 6:30-8:30pm. With local herbalist Jordann Funk who teaches the history and importance of acknowledging the spirit realm and about plants and fungi that help us connect to it. $25. Dreaming Goddess, 44 Raymond Ave, Poughkeepsie. 845.473.2206. DreamingGoddess.com.

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

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 16

WHN: Astrology on the Election & Current Events – 6:30pm/networking begins; 7-8:30pm/Westchester Holistic Network meeting. WHN members and first-timers free. $10 repeat nonmembers. Ixchel Center, Hartsdale. Register: WestchesterHolisticNetwork.org.

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 17

What is Ayurveda and What Can It Do for You? – 6:30-8:30pm. Lecture held by Dr. Somesh Kaushik, an Ayurvedic and Naturopathic physician. Free. The New Canaan Library, 151 Main St, New Canaan, CT. 203.594.5003. NewCanaanLibrary.org.

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 18

Holistic Moms Meeting – 7:30pm. Topic: All About Holistic Orthodontics with Physician Dr. Camacho, DO. Learn about ALF with Osteopathic Manipulative Treatment for those with birth defects, developmental disabilities, autism and ADHD. Rye Free Reading Room, 1061 Boston Post Rd, Rye. HolisticMoms.org.

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 19

What is Ayurvedic Medicine and How Does it Compare with Western (Allopathic) Medicine? – 6-8pm. Free lecture with Dr. Somesh Kaushik, Ayurvedic and Naturopathic physician. Free dosha readings to the first twelve people who RSVP. New Morning Market, 129 Main St, Woodbury, CT. 203.263.4868. NewMorn.com.

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

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

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

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 20

Kindergarten Play Day & Information Session – 10am-noon. Four-and five-year-olds play, while parents learn about Blue Rock’s vibrant and creative learning. Rain or shine. Blue Rock School, 110 Demarest Mill Rd, West Nyack. Register, Beverly Stycos: 845.535.3353. BlueRockSchool.org.

Two Vital Principles of Ayurveda – 10am-1pm. Agni and Prana. UCCC Kingston, 94 St. Mary’s Ave. $39. Info: SunyUlster.edu/ce.

Shamanic Reiki Level Two – 10am-5pm. With Melanie Ryan. An experiential two-day training deepening the integration of the ancient healing forms of Shamanism and reiki. Students will practice time-tested methods, enhancing intuition and expand consciousness. $435. 914.864.0462. Center4Healing.net.

Reiki Master Class 1 – 11am-4pm. With Reiki Master Marcus Feighery. $675. Synchronicity, 1511 Rte 22, Brewster. RSVP: 845.363.1765. Info: SynchronicityNY.com.

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

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 21

Interfaith Sundays – 10:30am-noon. Guest Rev Melanie Gambino. All Welcome. Refreshments to follow. The Chapel at Croton Falls, 609, Rte 22, Next to the Schoolhouse Theater, Parking is available across the street, Croton Falls. ChapelAtCrotonFalls.org.

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

Birding the Hudson Valley-Author Talk & Book Launch – 2pm. Kathryn Schneider, former president of the NYS Ornithological Association will be releasing her new book Birding the Hudson Valley this fall. $5 suggested donation. Chappaqua Performing Arts Center. Register: 914.302.9713. Info: BedfordAudubon.org.

Shine On – 2-3pm. With Kacey Morabito Grean. A free hour of inspiration. Stories for the Shine On Show. John C. Hart Memorial Library, 1130 E Main St, Shrub Oak. mmpaci.com/2018-library-series.

MONDAY, OCTOBER 22

Restorative Yoga and Reiki – Oct 22, 29, Nov 5, 12, 19 and 26. 7:30-8:45pm. With Kat and Paul. Kat guides class through restorative asanas. Paul performs energy healing on students. $25. Balance Wellness Studio, 1851 E Main, Rte 6, Mohegan Lake. Must RSVP: 914.374.1471 BalanceOn6.com.

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 24

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

THURSDAY, FRIDAY 25

Yoga for Anxiety – Experience different modalities of yoga practices that may relieve some of the symptoms and physical manifestations of anxiety. $45. Yoga Haven, 62 Main St, Tuckahoe. 914.337.1437. YogaHaven.com.

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 26

Restorative Yoga Training – Oct 26-28. Learn how to help oneself, students, family and friends with the healing power of restorative yoga. $400. Yoga Haven 2, 91 Montgomery Ave, Scarsdale. 914.337.1437. YogaHaven.com.

Grand Opening: Dr. Wald’s Katonah Office – 3:30-8:30pm. 20 vegetarian/vegan food samples and cooking demonstrations. Presentations on health-related topics, tours of the rehab pool and more. Sunderland Ln, Katonah. RSVP: 914.552.1442.

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

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 27

Reiki Master Training – Oct 27 and 28. Must have Reiki I and Reiki II Certification. Courtlandt Manor. Info, Shima: 917.279.9577. UniversalHealingArts.com.

Putnam Valley’s 9th Annual Psychic Fair – 11am-4pm. Readers and vendors of all types. Free admission. German American Social Club, 11 Kramers Pond Rd, Putnam Valley. Info: APracticalPsychic.com.

Network Spinal Analysis “NSA” with Dr. Larry Stern – 2-4pm. Learn about the transformational healing method called “NSA” and how it releases tension, trauma, and pain from the body, spine and brain. $40 Center4Healing.net. Register: 914.864.0462

Magical Samhain Ritual – 7-9pm. While walking into the dark half of the year, we honor our ancestors and all who guide us from the other side. Feasting and celebration to follow. Bring dish to share. $10. UU Fellowship, 67 S Randolph Ave, Poughkeepsie. 845.473.2206. DreamingGoddess.com.

MONDAY, OCTOBER 29

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

WedNESDAY, OCTOBER 31

Halloween Party in Bedford Hills – 7pm. Featuring a costume contest and finger foods at Bedford Hills Wine and Beer Bar, 27 Depot Plaza, Bedford Hills, $25. Tickets/info: 914.218.8357 or visit BHWineAndBeerBar.com.

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 7

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

 

 

 

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