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

Cover-Aug16-225The following events appear in Natural Awakenings – Westchester, Putnam, Dutchess NY, August 2016 Edition.

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UPCOMING EVENTS
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MONDAY, AUGUST 1

Pins & Pendants: Clay Wearables Camp –  9am -12pm. Aug 1-5. “If you can wear it, you can make it in clay!” Ages 8-12. $250/members; $270/non-members. Clay Art Center 40 Beech St, Port Chester. Register: 914.937.2047 or clayartcenter.org.

Table Time Clay Camp – 1-4pm. Aug 1-5. Celebrate the table as you make cups, plates, bowls and even some clay food to go with it. Ages 6-9. $250/members; $270/non-members. Clay Art Center 40 Beech St, Port Chester. Register: 914.937.2047 or clayartcenter.org.

Yoga for Me and You: Yoga for Two – 1-2pm. Instructed by Robin Cohen. Three-week series for kids ages 4-7 and their adults. Kent Library 17 Sybil’s Crossing, Kent Lakes. Register: 845.225.8585.

Coloring Club for Teens – Aug 1-22. 3-4:30pm. Weekly. Materials are provided or BYO. Registration not required. Program for teens entering 6th grade and up. Register: 914.232.5717. SomersLibrary.org.

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

TUESDAY, AUGUST 2

Outdoor Yoga Vinyasa Bliss – 6:30-8pm. With nOMad and SkyBaby instructor Vanessa Alfano. BYO mat and water. $15. No RSVP necessary. Presented by SkyBaby, Beacon Long Dock Park. SkyBabyYoga.com.

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

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 3

Yoga, Sound Bath & Meditation – 5:30-7pm. With Regina Arabia and Karin Reetz. Experience yoga enhanced by the sacred sounds of Tibetan bowls, aromatherapy and Reiki. $40. Tovami Yoga, 112 W. Boston Post Rd, Mamaroneck. 914.618.4887; tovamiyoga.com.

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

Sound and Intuitive Healing Circle – 7-8:45pm. With Dorinda Gay, energy intuitive. Experiential circle of instrumental sound and energy healing. Love, joy and spirit guide this playful yet profound healing experience. $48 drop-in. Mt Kisco. Center4Healing.net.

Sunday, August 4

SunRaven Garden Workshop on Beekeeping – 1-3pm. Introduction to terms used in beekeeping and bee biology: roles of bees, hive types, tools and equipment. $30. Optional lunch and Garden Hands on Option available. 501 Guard Hill Rd, Bedford. Info: 914.218.3113.  SlowMedicine.org.

FRIDAY, AUGUST 5

The Healer’s Lounge – 9:30-11am. Holistic practitioners’ monthly networking event. Meet like-minded practitioners for networking and experiential holistic learning workshop. $10 drop-in. The Center for Health and Healing, 4 Smith Ave, 2nd Flr, Mt Kisco. Center4Healing.net.

Gentle Restorative Yoga – 11am-noon. With Sonya Sanmateur. Combining gentle movements with supported passive poses. Emphasis on breathing techniques, mindfulness and tools towards meditation. $25. 260 Stuyvesant Ave, Rye. 914.967.6080. Wainwright.org.

“Cladies” Night – 7-9pm. For adults interested in learning to use the potter’s wheel. Great date night or a girls’ night out. BYOB.  $50 per person.  Clay Art Center 40 Beech St, Port Chester. Register: 914.937.2047 or clayartcenter.org.

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

Live Music at Clock Tower Grill – 8pm. Fridays through the summer. Upcoming acts include Whiskey Mystic Music (August 5), Jekyll and Hyde (August 12) and Rudy’s Backbeat (August 19). Clock Tower Grill, 512 Clock Tower Dr., Brewster. Info: 845.582.0574; ClockTowerGrill.com.

SATURDAY, AUGUST 6

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

Master Class – 3:30-6:30pm. With Julian Paik. Three-hour epic journey into yoga bliss. $35. SkyBaby Yoga Studio, 75 Main St, Cold Spg. 845.265.4444. Register: SkyBabyYoga.com.

Sita’s Light Kirtan – 7-8:30pm. Devotional songs and moving trance mantras led by Sita Miriam Zernis-harmonium, Fumio Taniguchi-Tabla, Andrew Ciarelli-guitar and Byron Eddy-didgeridoo. Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 236 S Bedford Rd, Rte 172, Mt Kisco. Pricing info: 914.236.4503. Register: StarvisionsCommunity.org.

SUNDAY, AUGUST 7

Slow Medicine Cafe – 10am-12noon. relaxing farm to table Sunday brunch at SunRaven: The Home of Slow Medicine, a tranquil healing environment. $25. 501 Guard Hill Rd, Bedford. Info: 914.218.3113.  SlowMedicine.org.

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

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

Change Your Thoughts Change Your Life – Noon-1:30pm. With Joan Carra. $40. Synchronicity, 1511 Rte 22, Brewster. RSVP: 845.363.1765. SynchronicityNY.com.

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

Open Dance Party – 2:30-4:30pm. All ages, Our DJ provides the beats and vibrations to set us on a journey of self-expression. $10. SkyBaby Yoga, 75 Main St, Cold Spg. 845.265.4444. SkyBabyYoga.com.

Essential Yoga – 4-6pm. With Laura Jensen. Hip opening and back bending practice coupled with Essential Oils of peppermint, frankincense, wild orange and more. $30. Quest Yoga Arts, 11 E Main St, Mt Kisco. Preregister: 914.241.9642. QuestYogaArts.com.

MONDAY, AUGUST 8

Slow Medicine for Men – A Men’s ongoing group that provides the opportunity for men to awaken, while cultivating deep and meaningful relationships with other conscious men. $30. 501 Guard Hill Rd, Bedford. 914.218.3113. SlowMedicine.org.

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

TUESDAY, AUGUST 9

Summer Fun with Kids Beach Yoga – 5-6pm. With Susan Fried of Budding Buddhas and Tobi Kundid of Tovami Yoga. Beach Yoga at Harbor Island. Free parking and admission during class. Ages 8-12. After class tie dying. Bring t-shirt/tank top. $25. 914.618.4887; tovamiyoga.com.

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

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 10

Free Yoga in the Park – 6:30-7:45pm. Rain date 8/3. For any level of flexibility (or lack thereof!) with Tovami Yoga teachers. Hosted by Westchester Parks Foundation and  Whole Foods Westchester.  Rye Playland Beach. Register: tovamiyoga.com/schedule or on Eventbrite.

Relationship as Spiritual Practice – 7-9:30pm. Mark A. Michaels and Patricia Johnson explore some elements of successful relating and provide tools for sustaining one’s connection. Finger Lakes School of Massage 272 N Bedford Rd, Mt Kisco. RSVP: 915.241.7363.

Film: Vaxxed7:30pm. Screening of Vaxxed, a documentary exploring the vaccine-autism controversy. Showcase Cinema de Lux Ridge Hill 12, 29 Fitzgerald Street in Yonkers. $14. Register: Gathr.US/screening/15959. Movie info: VaxxedTheMovie.com.

Thursday, August 11

Organic Chicken Pop-Up at Clock Tower Grill – 7pm. With celebrity chef David Santos. Clock Tower Grill, 512 Clock Tower Dr., Brewster. Reservations: 845.582.0574. Details ClockTowerGrill.com.

Evening of Intimacy for Couples – 7-9pm.  compassionate and comprehensive support for restoring life and regaining health, in body, mind, and spirit. Led by an integrative medicine doctor and a psycho-spiritual counselor. $50 per couple. 501 Guard Hill Rd, Bedford. Info: 914.218.3113.  SlowMedicine.org.

FRIDAY, AUGUST 12

Connecting Emotional Intelligence & Mindful Habit Change – Aug 12-14. With Tara Bennett-Goleman and Daniel Goleman. Discover personalized map to freedom from destructive habits on gentle path to awakening. Omega Institute, 150 Lake Dr, Rhinebeck. 877.944.2002. eOmega.org.

Tap Into the Power of Love – Aug 12-14. With James Van Praagh. Connect to the universal frequency of love and transform how one feels about love, life and death. Omega Institute, 150 Lake Dr, Rhinebeck. 877.944.2002. eOmega.org.

Gentle Restorative Yoga – 11am-noon. With Sonya Sanmateur. Combining gentle movements with supported passive poses. Emphasis on breathing techniques, mindfulness and tools towards meditation. $25. 260 Stuyvesant Ave, Rye. 914.967.6080. Wainwright.org.

Teen Interactive Movie: Harry Potter & the Sorcerer’s Stone – 3:15-5:45pm. Audience will have an active role in the showing of movies. Program for kids, teens and tweens entering 5th grade and up. Somers Library. Register: 914.232.5717. SomersLibrary.org.

“Cladies” Night – 7-9pm. For adults interested in learning to use the potter’s wheel. Great date night or a girls’ night out. BYOB.  $50 per person.  Clay Art Center 40 Beech St, Port Chester. Register: 914.937.2047 or clayartcenter.org.

Mediumship Circle – 7-8:30pm. With Carla Blaha. $35. Synchronicity, 1511 Rte 22, Brewster. RSVP: 845.363.1765. SynchronicityNY.com.

SATURDAY, AUGUST 13

Soul Play Saturday – 11:30am-4:30pm. Monthly gathering to nurture one’s spirit at a retreat house. $75. Register by Aug 9. Future Soul Play Saturdays: Sept 10 and Oct 15. Cold Spring. Options for a full weekend retreat: AwakenyOurTrueEssence.com.

Group Energy Healing – 6-7:30pm. With Brett Bevell. $30. Synchronicity, 1511 Rte 22, Brewster. RSVP: 845.363.1765. SynchronicityNY.com.

SUNDAY, AUGUST 14

Akashic Records Certification Level 1 – 10am-1pm. With Kia Abilay. Learn to read the records through the Pathway Prayer Process. Prerequisite for Levels 2 and 3. Full certification in Sept. $125. Mt Kisco. Center4Healing.net.

Manifesting Monthly – Noon-1:30pm.With Carla Blaha $ 40. Synchronicity, 1511 Rte 22, Brewster. RSVP: 845.363.1765. SynchronicityNY.com.

MELT Method for Yoga – 5-7pm. With Joy Jacobson. Self-treatment technique that works by rebalancing nervous system and rehydrating connective tissue. Improve alignment, strength and breath. $25. Quest Yoga Arts, 11-13 E Main St, Mt Kisco.914.241.9642. QuestYogaArts.com.

MONDAY, AUGUST 15

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

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 17

Free Beginner Yoga for Law Enforcement – 2-3:30pm. Workshop tailored for police officers and open to men and women. With Peggy Belles (retired police officer and yoga teacher) and Dee Yergo (yoga and meditation teacher). Tovami Yoga, 112 W. Boston Post Rd, Mamaroneck. 914.618.4887; tovamiyoga.com

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

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

THURSDAY, AUGUST 18

Lobster Bake at Clock Tower Grill – Outside on the patio weather permitting. With Executive Chef and owner Rich Parente who sources local, sustainable, organic and GMO-free ingredients. Clock Tower Grill, 512 Clock Tower Dr., Brewster. Reservations: 845.582.0574.

FRIDAY, AUGUST 19

Transformational Speaking: Introductory Workshop – Aug 19-21. With Gail Larsen. Learn to speak from a place of personal power and authenticity. Omega Institute, 150 Lake Dr, Rhinebeck. 877.944.2002. eOmega.org.

Gentle Restorative Yoga – 11am-noon. With Sonya Sanmateur. Combining gentle movements with supported passive poses. Emphasis on breathing techniques, mindfulness and tools towards meditation. $25. 260 Stuyvesant Ave, Rye. 914.967.6080. Wainwright.org.

Numerology 101 – 7pm. Learn basics of Kabbalistic Numerology and calculate one’s life lesson and path numbers. $30. Hands of Serenity Healing, 1129 Main St, Fishkill. Register: 845.896.1915. HandsOfSerenityHealing.com.

This is Spinal Zap: Powerful Group Healing for Karmic Release – 7-8:30pm. Brett Bevell, Reiki master, combines variety of energy modalities to release karmic conditioning, emotional obstacles held in the spine. $30 advance $35 door. Mt Kisco. Center4Healing.net.

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

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

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

SATURDAY, AUGUST 20

Intro Workshop to 95-Hour Teens & Children Certification – 1:30-3:30pm. Includes yoga games and activities used to help young people self-regulate, focus and reduce stress. $40. 260 Stuyvesant Ave, Rye. 914.967.6080. Wainwright.org.

Awaken to Mediumship and Open Channeling – 6-8pm. With Psychic Medium Ravenmoon and Shaman Elka Boren. $40. Synchronicity, 1511 Rte 22, Brewster. RSVP: 845.363.1765. SynchronicityNY.com.

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

SUNDAY, AUGUST 21

Permaculture Teacher Training for Women – Aug 21-26. With Lisa DePiano and Pandora Thomas. Honor, celebrate and explore diversity and leadership while practicing teaching permaculture for various formats. Omega Institute, 150 Lake Dr, Rhinebeck. 877.944.2002. eOmega.org.

Ashtanga Yoga on the Lawn – 1:30-2:30pm. Free. 260 Stuyvesant Ave, Rye. 914.967.6080. Wainwright.org.

Crystal Workshop – 5-7pm. With Psychic Medium Ravenmoon. $40. Synchronicity, 1511 Rte 22 Brewster. RSVP: 845.363.1765. Info: SynchronicityNY.com.

Restorative Workshop – 5-7pm. With Soledad Soriano-Kaplan. All levels/all ages. Relax and let go of “have to’s” and “shoulds” for health and well-being. $25 advance. $30 door. Quest Yoga Arts, 11 E Main St, Mt Kisco. Register: 914.241.9642. QuestYogaArts.com.

Back to school with Acupuncture and Meditation – 5-6:30pm. Discussion and demonstration on benefits of acupuncture for stress reduction, digestive issues, emotional eating, addictive behaviors and more. Led by Licensed Acupuncturist. $40. Hygeia Integrated Health, 3505 Hill Blvd, Suite K Yorktown Heights. Register in advance: 914.352.6116. hygeiaintegratedhealth.com.

MONDAY, AUGUST 22

StarVisions Healing Circle – 7-9pm. With Anne Bentzen, Reiki master. Stress reduction and health enhancement achieved through deep relaxation with Reiki. Max 18. $20. $15 students. Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 236 S Bedford Rd, Mt Kisco. Preregistration: 914.588.4079.

TUESDAY, AUGUST 23

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

THURSDAY, AUGUST 25

Conscious Parenting in the Age of Addictions – 7-8:30 pm. Learn to recognize the dangers and warning signs of drug abuse and how to empower your children to make healthy choices. $40. Hygeia Integrated Health, 3505 Hill Blvd, Suite K Yorktown Heights. Register in advance: 914.352.6116. hygeiaintegratedhealth.com.

FRIDAY, AUGUST 26

Free Will Is Our Destiny – With Eben Alexander, MD and Karen Newell. Explore one’s life purpose, greater consciousness and boundaries of self and gift of free will in life. Omega Institute, 150 Lake Dr, Rhinebeck. 877.944.2002. eOmega.org.

SATURDAY, AUGUST 27

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

Barbara Brennan  Workshop – 10am-5pm Aug 27 and 9am-4pm Aug 28. J. Jorge Barrieu leads this Hands of Light weekend workshop. Lecture and hands-on exercises. $325 includes lunch both days. 12 CE contact hours. Renaissance Westchester Hotel , 80 West Red Oak Lane, West Harrison. Info: 561.620.8767, BarbaraBrennan.com.

SUNDAY, AUGUST 28

Intuitive Healing Group – Noon-1:30pm. With Joan Carra. $40. Synchronicity, 1511 Rte 22 Brewster. RSVP: 845.363.1765. Info: SynchronicityNY.com.

Back to School with Biofeedback – Learn how biofeedback can help students with performance anxiety as well as improving focus and concentration in schoolwork, exams, and sports. Free.  Hygeia Integrated Health, 3505 Hill Blvd, Suite K Yorktown Heights. Register in advance: 914.352.6116. hygeiaintegratedhealth.com.

MONDAY, AUGUST 29

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

TUESDAY, AUGUST 30

Film: Just Eat It – 6:30pm. Film Tackles Problem of Food Waste. Screening followed by a panel discussion featuring Gabriela Munoz of Roots and Wings. Free. The Greenburgh Public Library, 300 Tarrytown Rd., Elmsford. Info: 914.721.8200.

Eating Disorder Support Group – last Tuesdays. 7:30-8:30pm. Eating Disorder Support Group, led by LCSW and Clinical Nutritionist, discuss and resolve issues around relationships with food. Free. Info/register 914.352.6116. Hygeia Integrated Health, 3505 Hill Blvd, Suite K Yorktown Heights. hygeiaintegratedhealth.com.

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 1

James Pulley Art Exhibit – Sept 1-30. The Columbus Framing Gallery is exhibiting the paintings of intuitive healer and artist James Pulley. Contact James at 914.356.6830. Gallery is located at 24 Columbus Ave., Tuckahoe.

 

Natural Awakenings Calendar Listings for December, 2015 in Westchester, Putnam and Dutchess, NY

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UPCOMING EVENTS
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TUESDAY, DECEMBER 1

Enjoy Herbs All Year Round – 6-7pm. Join Master Food Preservers from the Cornell Cooperative Extension to learn how to dry, freeze and use herbs infusions. Kent Public Library, 17 Sybil’s Crossing, Kent Lakes. Registration required: kentlibrary.org or 845.225.8585.

Reiki Practitioner Monthly Share – 6:30-8pm. Replenish one’s reserves; must have at least Reiki I. Free, requested $10 donation towards Reiki Scholarship Program. DG Sanctuary, 2 Lagrange Ave, Poughkeepsie. 845.473.2206. DreamingGoddess.com.

WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 2

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

Reiki Circle – 7pm. Monthly Reiki share. Open to all Level I and higher. Requested donation $10. Hands Of Serenity Healing, 1129 Main St, Fishkill. Register: 845.896.1915. HandsOfSerenityHealing.com.

Author Series: Love is a Secret: The Mystic Quest for Divine Love – 7-8:30pm. With Dr. Andrew Vidich. All profits will go to SOS, a not-for-profit charitable organization. Lecture and book signing. $15 includes book. 914.967.6080. Wainwright.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.

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 4

Reiki Master Practitioner and Reiki Master Teacher – Dec 4-6. Take personal Reiki practice to next level. Must be Reiki II for 6-12 months. Hands of Serenity Healing, 1129 Main St, Fishkill. 845.896.1915. Details: HandsOfSerenityHealing.com.

Learn Healing Techniques Workshop – 6:30-8:30pm. With Healer and Author Brett Bevell. Brett will also be bringing his new book. $ 45. Synchronicity, 1511 Rte 22 Brewster. RSVP: 845.363.1765. Info: SynchronicityNY.com.

Neuromovement For A Vibrant Life – 7-9pm. Experience the freedom in the body of new possibilities through cutting-edge of neuroscience and the mind-body connection — no more aches and pains. Free. Info/register: eileenfisherlearninglab.com.

SATURDAY, DECEMBER 5

Opening the Heart Retreat – Full-day retreat includes Sufi and Zen meditations, yoga, dance, chakra healing treatments and a vegetarian breakfast and lunch. Ganesha Spa in Peekskill. Register/Info: 914.906.7238. GaneshaSpa.com

Neuromovement for a Vibrant Life: 1-Day Workshop – 9am-5pm. With Anat Baniel. Experience remarkable capacity of the brain and body. Discover Nine Essentials keys to wake up and rewire brain and more. Transform life for the better. $195. Info/register: EileenFisherLearningLab.com/a-vibrant-life.

A Dickens of Weekend – 10am-4pm. A festive and fun holiday celebration for the entire family. Holiday shop, cooking demo, children crafts and free holiday entertainment. 914.967.6080. Wainwright.org.

Kids’ Bluebird House Building Workshop – 10:30am-12:30pm. New Lewisboro Library with naturalist Jim Nordgren, who will teach about bluebirds and their habits. $25 includes materials. Co-sponsored with Town of Lewisboro. Info: LewisboroLandTrust.org.

SUNDAY, DECEMBER 6

Priesthood Class and Ordination for Interfaith Ministry – 1-4:30pm. Rev. Dan Chesbro teaches Melchizedek history, priesthood requirements and gives attunement in the Ordination of Melchizedek $250 with certification. Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 236 So. Bedford Rd., Mt. Kisco. 914.236.4503. Register: starvisionscommuity.org.

Winter Solstice Equinox – 2-4:30pm. Meditation, yoga, singing and candle lighting. Suggested donation $20, half proceeds to charity. The Temperance Center, 453 White Plains Rd, Ste 201/203 Eastchester. 914.793.2600.

One Light Healing Touch Meditation – 2:30-4pm. Learn or deepen meditation, experience self-healing practices and receive energy healing from Penny Lavin, instructor/practitioner. $15 with preregistration. $20 without. Space limited, register early. Lagrangeville. Penny: 845.878.5165. OLHT1.com.

MONDAY, DECEMBER 7

Annual Holiday Party Osteoporosis Awareness Group – 7-9pm. Using the Alexander Technique for Osteoporosis with speaker Karla Diamond. Celebrate the holidays by joining in the festivities. Bring a calcium rich dessert. Free. Burke Rehabilitation Hospital, White Plains. Info: 914.260.9339.

Sound Journey with Gongs & Himalayan Bowls – 7-9 pm. Enter a journey through the resonance of multiple gongs, bells and singing bowls. $45. 223 Katonah Ave, Katonah. Info: 914.232.3473. GoldenTempleYoga.com.

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

TUESDAY, DECEMBER 8

Transcendental Meditation Free Introductory Talk – 6pm. Free event. 2 Overhill Rd Suite 400 Scarsdale. Reservations required: Please contact 828.719.6595. TM.org/WestchesterCounty.

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

THURSDAY, DECEMBER 10

Harmonic Restoration Drum Workshop – 7pm. Sacred rhythmic space for the intent of healing, self-empowerment and joy. For amateurs and experienced drummers. Hosted by Jeanne Ricks. Bring a Hand Drum. $5-$15 suggested donation. Susan Marlowe Fitness, 80 Maple St, Scarsdale. 914.472.3335.

Slow Medicine Talk – 7:15-9pm. With Dr. Michael Finkelstein. A quick fix for health, it turns out, is not a quick fix at all; Dr. Finkelstein connects the dots between one’s health and one’s life. Free. Finger Lakes School of Massage, 272 N Bedford Rd, Mt Kisco. RSVP: 914.241.7363 x12.

Beauty and the Beast – 7:30pm. With Jane Sanders. Presentation based on a mission to change how the beauty industry operates in the name of consumer health and safety. Free. Rye Free Reading Room, 1061 Boston Post Rd, Rye. 914.967.0480. HolisticMoms.org.

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 11

New Moon Manifestation – 6:30-8pm. Together manifest one’s hearts desires with the creative energies of the new moon. Newcomers $10. DG Sanctuary. 2 Lagrange Ave, Poughkeepsie. 845.473.2206. DreamingGoddess.com.

Spirit Connection – 6:30-8pm – With Robin C. Mueller, spiritual medium. Group gathering with Robin sharing her gift of contact with the other side. $35. Katonah Village Library, 26 Bedford Rd. Katonah. To register call: 914.730.0155.

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

Conscious Loving Ever After: Create and Sustain the Relationship of Your Dreams – 7-9pm. With author Katie Hendricks. A fascinating look into healthy relationships and her new book. For singles, couples, professionals and all interested. Free. Info/register: EileenFisherLearningLab.com/conscious-loving.

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

SATURDAY, DECEMBER 12

Conscious Loving Ever After: 1-Day WorkshopCreate and Sustain Relationship of your Dreams – 9am-5pm. Inspired by subtitle of Gay and Katie Hendricks’ new book, How to Create Thriving Relationships at Midlife and Beyond. Improve relationship skills. $195. Info/register: EileenFisherLearningLab.com/conscious-loving.

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

The Principles of Backbending – 1:30-4:30pm. Learn yoga tune-up therapy ball massage techniques with Freddie Wyndham and Darcy Bowman. $35 members. $45 nonmembers advance. The Yoga Studio, Club Fit, 584 N State Rd, Briarcliff Manor. Info: 914.582.7816. YTAYoga.com.

The Nia Technique: Sensing Your Body’s Way for a Healthy Spine – 2-3:30pm. With Cory Ethridge. Utilize energy styles from martial, dance and healing arts to soul-stirring music. $30/$33. 914.967.6080. Wainwright.org.

Tuesday, DECEMBER 15

Strategic Planning 2016: Use the Tool of Astrology – Attendees get an overview of 2016 plus receive specific insight through their individual birth horoscopes. $30. W@tercooler, Tarrytown Pre-registration required: 917.796.6026. Westchester Holistic Network Evening Holiday Event – Open to all – first meeting free. White Plains. Restaurant TBA, will be on website: WestchesterHolisticNetwork.org.

WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 16

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

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

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 18

Holiday Shop and Sip – 5-10pm. Relaxing evening of shopping, snacks and secret discounts and specials. Hands of Serenity Healing, 1129 Main St, Fishkill. Info/Register: 845.895.1915. HandsOfSerenityHealing.com.

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

MONDAY, DECEMBER 21

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

TUESDAY, December 22

Winter Solstice Prayer Marathon – The World Peace Prayer Society is hosting a 24-hour Internet prayer marathon. For more info: infinitelove.d-j.jp/peaceceremony and WorldPeace.org.

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 25

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

FRIDAY, JANUARY 1

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

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

 

Natural Awakenings Calendar Listings for August, 2015 in Westchester, Putnam and Dutchess, NY

Cover-August15-275For additional event listings, updates and changes, visit our online calendar.

Visit http://www.WakeUpNaturally.com to connect with us on Facebook and Twitter.

UPCOMING EVENTS
Please call ahead to confirm event details.

SATURDAY, AUGUST 1

Tapping, Two-day Workshop – Aug 1-2. Learn how to mine the Akash and be hypnotically regressed to past lives that hold important keys to happiness in this life. Powerful. Crystal Temple, Larchmont. Info, Diane: 914.575.8170. QuantumEFT.com.au/package.

Reiki I – 11am-6pm. Hear history of Reiki and its uses. Learn hand positions, energy flow exercises, guided meditations and more. $125. Hands of Serenity Healing, 1129 Main St, Fishkill. Register/Reiki I and II pricing options: 845.896.1915. HandsOfSerenityHealing.com.

Community Yoga Class – 11:30am-12:45pm. 1st Sat. Practice in a sacred space. All levels. Free. The YogaScape, 64 Gleneida Ave, Carmel. Register/info: Info: 845.225.9642. TheYogaScape.com.

The Hudson Valley Exposition – Noon-9pm. Rain or shine. Showcases for holistic wellness and energy, artisan marketplace, restaurant row, performers, food, craft beer and wines and laser light show. Riverfront Green Park in Peekskill. Info: 914.737.3600. HVExposition.com.

Meditation/Reiki Circle – 7-8pm. Experience one-on-one Reiki in a group setting to help participants relax, ground and heal. Donation. Art of Astrology, Info, Julie: 914.835.7015. SpiritualHealingSpa.com.

SUNDAY, AUGUST 2

Yoga, Meditation + Healthy Lunch – 10am-3pm. Outside Yoga, meditation on the ground, learn dry skin blush, and fresh lunch made by chef. $60. Hudson Valley Healing, 122 Belvedere Rd, Beacon. 917.312.6188, hudsonvallyhealing.jimdo.com, mtbodyworklab.com.

Pre-Natal Yoga – Aug 2-23. 10:30-11:30am. With Danielle Guillet. Strengthen and open, cultivating breath awareness and mind-body unity through yoga poses modified for requirements of the pregnant body. $100. Quest Yoga Arts, 11-13 E Main St, Mt Kisco. Register/info: 914.241.9642. QuestYogaArts.com.

MONDAY, AUGUST 3

Pre-Natal Yoga – Aug 3-24. 6:45-7:45pm. With Jessica Outlaw. Strengthen and open, cultivating breath awareness and mind-body unity through yoga poses modified for requirements of the pregnant body. $100. Quest Yoga Arts, 11-13 E Main St, Mt Kisco. Register/info: 914.241.9642. QuestYogaArts.com.

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

TUESDAY, AUGUST 4

Reiki Level III: Master Practitioner – Aug 4, 11, 18 & 24. 6-9:30pm. Prerequisite 6-12 months of Reiki practice at Level II. Attune to the Master Symbol. Learn Reiki grids, aura clearing and more. $550. Hands of Serenity Healing, 1129 Main St, Fishkill. Register: 845.896.1915. HandsOfSerenityHealing.com.

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 5

Teacher Training Info Session – An opportunity to learn about the upcoming Riverstone Yoga teacher training program. Free. Riverstone Yoga, 2 Hudson View Way, Tarrytown. 914.332.9642. RiverstoneYoga.com.

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

Beginner Workshop – Aug 5-26. 7-8pm. With Laura Jensen. Step-by-step instruction through yoga breathing, core postures and the flow that links all these elements together. $100. Quest Yoga Arts, 11-13 E Main St, Mt Kisco. Register: 914.241.9642. QuestYogaArts.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.

THURSDAY, AUGUST 6

Second Annual Bird Cage Fundraiser – 6-8pm. To benefit Sharp Again Naturally. Music, food, drink, and good company. $15 includes appetizers; cash bar, door prizes and raffles. Pinnacle at Heritage Hills, 100 West Dr, Somers. RSVP/Info: Wing-NY.com/event-calendar.

Evening of Heavenly Connections With Mediums – 6:30-10pm. With Maura, Hudson Valley Medium and Tamara, Southern Belle Medium. Loving and healing messages from loved ones that have crossed over. Includes dinner with cash bar. Four Brothers Restaurant, Mahopac. Tickets: Luvsblessings.com. Info: 845.661.8295.

MELT Series – Aug 6-27. 7-8:15pm. With Joy Jacobson. Self-treatment method that eliminates chronic pain, improves performance and decreases accumulated stress caused by repetitive postures and movements. Quest Yoga Arts, 11-13 E Main St, Mt Kisco. Register: 914.241.9642. QuestYogaArts.com.

Ying-Yang Fundraiser – 7:45-9pm. Healing practice of active and restorative postures followed by Yoga Nidra meditation. $20. Preregistration required. Riverstone Yoga, 2 Hudson View Way, Tarrytown. 914.332.9642. RiverstoneYoga.com.

FRIDAY, AUGUST 7

Evening of Heavenly Connections With Mediums – 6:30-10pm. With Maura, Hudson Valley Medium and Tamara, Southern Belle Medium. Loving and healing messages from loved ones that have crossed over. Includes dinner with cash bar. Trattoria 160 Italian Restaurant, Pleasantville. Tickets: Luvsblessings.com. Info: 845.661.8295.

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

SUNDAY, AUGUST 9

Family Meditation at Chuang Yen Monastery – 9-10am. Ages 5 and up w/ parent or guardian, includes Buddhist stories; part of their regular Sunday morning meditation program. Kuan Yin (Meditation) Hall, Chuang Yen Monastery, 2020 Rte. 301, Carmel. Free/donations. Info: BAUS.org.

Natural Awakenings Wellness Village at the Hudson Valley Regional Farmers Market – 10am-2pm. Kick-off Wellness Village will feature chair massage, cold laser therapy for pain and natural bug repellent. Location info: HudsonValleyFarmersMarket.org.

The Hastings Flea – 10am-4pm. Curated, specialty outdoor flea market, overlooking the Hudson River; across the street from the Hastings on Hudson Metro North station at the Hastings-on-Hudson Metro North Train station parking lot. Info: HastingsFlea.com.

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 12

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

Northern Westchester Believe, Inspire, Grow Meeting – 12-2pm. BIG is a women’s empowerment organization designed to help women of all ages identify and embrace their true life purpose, both professionally and personally. The Burger Barn, Somers. 914.646.5766. BelieveInspireGrow.com.

THURSDAY, AUGUST 13

Prenatal Teacher Training Certification – 8/13-8/16. Structuring and sequencing, asana modifications by trimester, key restorative postures, as well as, alignment and anatomy. $600. Member; $650. Non-member. Wainwright House, Rye. Info: 914.967.6080. Wainwright.org.

Network Spinal Analysis and Reorganizational Healing Workshop – 7-8:30pm. W/ Lawrence Stern, DC. Greater self-awareness and conscious awakening of relationships between body, mind, emotion and more. Free. Finger Lakes School of Massage, 272 N Bedford Rd, Mt Kisco. RSVP: 914.241.7363 x12.

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

FRIDAY, AUGUST 14

Spirit Connection – 6:30-8pm.With Robin C. Mueller spiritual medium who utilizes her gifts of clairvoyance, clairaudience and clairsentience giving messages of love and support from the spirit world. Katonah Village Library, 26 Bedford Rd, Katonah. Register 914.730.0155.

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

SATURDAY, AUGUST 15

Peachtopia Festival – 11am-4pm. Peach pie baking contest, live music from the Eric Hill Band, Tractor wagon rides through the orchard. Lots of white, yellow and donut peaches picking. Fishkill Farms, 9 Fishkill Farm Rd, Hopewell Junction. FishkillFarms.com.

Meditation/Reiki Circle – 7-8pm. Experience one-on-one Reiki in a group setting to help attendees relax, ground and heal. Donation. Art of Astrology, Info, Julie: 914.835.7015. SpiritualHealingSpa.com.

SUNDAY, AUGUST 16

Family Meditation at Chuang Yen Monastery – 9-10am. Ages 5 and up w/ parent or guardian, includes Buddhist stories; part of their regular Sunday morning meditation program. Kuan Yin (Meditation) Hall, Chuang Yen Monastery, 2020 Rte. 301, Carmel. Free/donations. Info: BAUS.org.

Restorative Yoga Workshop – 5-7pm. With Karla Diamond. Release deeply held tensions, calm nervous system, strengthen immune system and increase self-awareness. $25 preregistered. $30 door. Quest Yoga Arts, 11-13 E Main St, Mt Kisco. Preregister: 914.241.9642. QuestYogaArts.com.

MONDAY, AUGUST 17

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

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 19

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

FRIDAY, AUGUST 21

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

SATURDAY, AUGUST 22

New Dawn Foundation’s 4th Annual Health & Wellness Expo – 10am-5pm. $35 cash admission entitles participants to sessions with all the practitioners. The New Dawn Foundation, 590 Davenport Ave.New Rochelle. Info: 914.632.8084. TheNewDawnFoundation.org.

DeCicco’s 4th Annual Local Food Festival – 11am-4pm. Over 50 local food vendors, including farmers, bakers, cheese makers and brewers with samples and info at tasting tables. Fun activities for kids. DeCicco & Son, 50 Independent Way, Brewster. Info: DeCiccoAndSons.com. 845.278.0836.

Now at Woodfrog Pond – 2pm. Hike to the Woodfrog Pond with naturalist and get hands-on with some of the local residents. $5 members. $8 nonmembers. Greenburgh Nature Center. Info: 914.723.3470. GreenburghNatureCenter.org.

SUNDAY, AUGUST 23

Childbirth Education Series – 1-3pm (8/23, 8/30 & 9/13). Discussion on stages of labor, medical interventions and healthy choices. Breath work, movement, and massage techniques will be offered.  $180/3 sessions. Quest Yoga Arts 11-13 E. Main St. Mt. Kisco.  Register: questyogaarts.com. 914.241.YOGA.

OLHT Meditation for Self-Healing & Renewal – 2:30-4pm. Self-healing practices. Receive energy healing from Penny Lavin, OLHT Instructor/Practitioner. $20 session. $45 three-session series. One Light Healing Touch Energy Healing & Mystery School, Lagrangeville. Penny: 845.878.5165. olht1.com.

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 26

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

FRIDAY, AUGUST 28

Learn Healing Techniques Workshop – 6:30-8:30pm. With Healer and Author Brett Bevell. $35. Synchronicity, 1511 Rte 22, Brewster. RSVP: 845.363.1765. SynchronicityNY.com.

SATURDAY, AUGUST 29

Reiki Master Class – Aug 29 & 30. 10am-5pm. With Reiki Master Marcus Feighery. $675/pp includes both classes. Synchronicity, 1511 Rte 22, Brewster. RSVP: 845.363.1765. SynchronicityNY.com.

SUNDAY, AUGUST 30

Holistic Moms Network: A Tempting Taste of Delicious Gardens – 10am-12pm. Social and educational event. Tastings by Farmigo. Open to all local HMN chapter members and interested future members. 180 Rte 117 Bypass Rd, Bedford Hills. RSVP required: Facebook.com/NWestLoPutHMN.

Reiki II – 11am-6pm. Learn sacred Reiki symbols, chakra balancing, history taking and client confidentiality. Experience a guided meditation to meet Reiki guides and more. $140. Hands of Serenity Healing, 1129 Main St, Fishkill. Register: 845.896.1915. HandsOfSerenityHealing.com.

MONDAY, AUGUST 31

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

MELT: Strength – 11:30-12pm. Innovative class that uses body rollers to release tension and stress within the body and mind. $30. Riverstone Yoga, 2 Hudson View Way, Tarrytown. 914.332.9642. RiverstoneYoga.com.

Natural Awakenings Calendar Listings for February, 2015 in Westchester, Putnam and Dutchess, NY

Cover-Feb15-medFor additional event listings, updates and changes, visit our online calendar.

Visit www.WakeUpNaturally.com to connect with us on Facebook and Twitter.

UPCOMING EVENTS

Please call ahead to confirm event details.

SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 1

MELT – 4-5:30pm. With Joy Jacobson. A simple self-treatment method that eliminates chronic pain, improves performance and more using small balls and soft foam rollers, to “rehydrate” the connective tissue. $25 preregistered, $30 day of. Quest Yoga Arts, 11-13 E Main St, Mt Kisco. Register: 914.241.9642. QuestYogaArts.com.

MONDAY, FEBRUARY 2

Osteoporosis Awareness Group – 7-9pm.Using the Alexander technique for osteoporosis with Karla Diamond, certified by the American Society for the Alexander Technique. Free. Burke Rehabilitation Hospital Bldg. Ste 4, 785 Mamaroneck Ave, White Plains. Info: Susan 914.260.9339.

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

TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 3

Emotion Code – 11am-12:30pm. “Experience the amazing benefit of this non-invasive healing modality,” says Mag Treanor. Release stress for self and pets. Carmel. Info: 845.228.8132. PutnamHealingArts.com.

Qi Gong Class – 6:30-7:30pm. Learn how to reduce stress while enhancing one’s life force through guided breath, intention and specific movements. $10. Sacred Space Healing Arts Studio, 436 Main St, Beacon. Register, Lorraine: 845.416.4598. EmpoweredByNature.net.

Yoga for Skiers – Feb 3-24. 7-8:15pm. Tues. With Jessica Outlaw. Enjoy time on the slopes by increasing strength and flexibility for the ski season. Improve performance, boost endurance, decrease chance of injury and reduce day-after soreness. $100 for the series. Quest Yoga Arts, 11-13 E Main St, Mt Kisco. Register: 914.241.9642. QuestYogaArts.com.

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 4

Reiki Circle – 7pm. Supportive and loving group to bring more Reiki into one’s life. Open to all who are Reiki attuned. $10 requested donation but don’t let finances keep anyone away. Hands Of Serenity Healing, 1129 Main St, Fishkill. Register: 845.896.1915. HandsofSerenityHealing.com.

Introduction to Mindfulness Meditation – Feb 4, 11 and 25. 7-8:15pm. With Melanie Ryan. Learn appropriate posture and meditation technique to begin or support one’s meditation practice. $30 per class or $75 for three weeks.. Tibetan Buddhist Meditation Shambhala Lineage. Mt Kisco. Registration: 914.260.1696.TheCenterForHealthAndHealing.net.

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 5

Soul Drawing: Art & Yoga – 7-8:30pm. Kundalini yoga and creative expression. New class. All levels welcome. No art experience necessary. $25. 223 Katonah Ave, Katonah. 914.232.3473. GoldenTempleYoga.com.FEBRUARY 6

The Healers Lounge – 10-11:30am. Free networking group for holistic practitioners. Quest Yoga Studio, 11 E Main St, 2nd Flr, Mt Kisco. 914.260.1696. TheCenterForHealthAndHealing.net.

Electronic Voice Phenomenon Class – 7-9pm With Barry Piro. Register: 845.363.1765, Synchronicity, 1511 Rte 22, Brewster. SynchronicityNY.com.

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

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 7

Second Saturday Divorce Workshop – 9-11:30am. Address the legal, financial and personal issues of divorce. With the guidance of trained professionals, participants will gain a greater understanding of the confusing divorce process. 100 S Bedford Rd, Ste 340, Mt Kisco. Register/info: SecondSaturdayWestchester.com.

Hudson River Eaglefest – 9am. Daylong program that celebrates the Bald Eagles’ return to the Hudson Valley. Birds of prey shows, children’s activities, environmental exhibits and more. At Croton Point Park, with shuttle bus to other eagle viewing sites. Tickets/info: teatown.org. 914.762.2912, ext. 110.

Creative Visualization Workshop –10am-1pm. Learn method to dissolve blocks and rewrite old beliefs and self-imposed limitations. $220 includes materials, individual consultation and personalized CD. Insight Counseling. Info: 203.431.9726. InsightCounselingLLC.com.

M.E.L.T. Self-Care with Marisa Duffy – 1-2pm. M.E.L.T. workshops. Space is limited. $25. Rivertown Center for Yoga and Health. 343 Broadway, Dobbs Ferry. Registration required: 914.673.0919. RivertownYoga.com.

Pre-Natal Partners Workshop – 2-4pm. With Allison Schleck. Expectant mothers and fathers/partners are invited to workshop aimed at teaching partner postures, labor prep and breathing techniques to help relieve discomforts of pregnancy and prepare for childbirth. $60 couple. No yoga experience necessary. Quest Yoga Arts 11-13 E Main St, Mt Kisco. 914.241.9642. QuestYogaArts.com.

Kirtan with BlisSing – 7:30pm. An evening of music and chant. Discover the transforming power that Kirtan can have. Evening is made possible by Zenworks. All proceeds will benefit the Guiding Eyes of the Blind. Suggested donation $20. Liberation Yoga, 862 Rt. 6, Mahopac. 845.803.8389.

SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 8

HeART to HeART Valentine’s Day Fair – 10am-5pm. Welcoming local and area artisans. Pick up a little treasure for the heart that brings happiness. Acker House, Center for Integrative Health, 139 Grand St, Croton on Hudson. 914.707.1399. AckerHouseNY.com.

The Journey of the Soul – 2-5pm.With Michael Rosenbaum, Metaphysician, directly trained by Michael Newton, author of Journey of the Souls. Learn about what happens after we die and why it is important for us to develop ourselves personally and spiritually while on earth. Registration: $75. $65 by Jan 31. Mt Kisco. 914.260.1696.TheCenterForHealthAndHealing.net.

The Art of Sequencing – 3-5:30pm. With master yoga teacher, modern dancer and circus performer Chris Glover. Learn how to craft asana sequences that make yoga more accessible, sustainable and transformative. For yoga teachers and dedicated students. $50 after Feb 1. The Rivertown Center for Yoga & Health, 343 Broadway, Dobbs Ferry. Info, Beth Bierko: 914.384.9983. Register: RiverTownYoga.com.

MONDAY, FEBRUARY 9

MELT – 12:30-1:45pm. With Joy Jacobson. A simple self-treatment method that eliminates chronic pain, improves performance and more using small balls and soft foam rollers, to “rehydrate” the connective tissue. $25 preregistered. $30 day of. Quest Yoga Arts, 11-13 E Main St, Mt Kisco. Register: 914.241.9642. QuestYogaArts.com.

Monthly Singing Circle – 7-8:30pm. Sing and tone, bask in healing vibration and in the company of loving hearts. $20 suggested donation. The Rivertown Center for Yoga & Health 343 Broadway, Dobbs Ferry. Info, Beth Bierko: 914.384.9983. Register: RiverTownYoga.com.

TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 10

Emotion Code – 11am-12:30pm. “Experience the amazing benefit of this non-invasive healing modality,” says Mag Treanor. Release stress for self and pets. Carmel. Info: 845.228.8132. PutnamHealingArts.com.

Putnam County Over 40 Females Connect Live! Networking Event – 6-8:30pm. Find out how to avoid toxins in personal care products, become a better label reader to make informed choices. Members free, Nonmembers $25 in advance. Four Brothers Restaurant, 654 Rte 6, Mahopac. Info, Leslie Barrick: 914.260.3171. over40females.com.

Intro to Essential Oils – 8-9:30pm. With Marisa Lieberman. Evening of essential oil fun and learning. Find out what essential oils are, how to use them and how to obtain them in this presentation. Many oils will be shared. Free. Quest Yoga Arts, 11-13 E Main St, Mt Kisco. RSVP: 914.241.9642. QuestYogaArts.com.

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 11

Adult Guided Channeling/Meditation Group – 9:30-10:30am. With Merrill Black, LCSW/Reiki Master. Unique theme, meditation, group discussion. The Temperance Center, 453 White Plains Rd, Ste 203, Eastchester. $15. 914.793.2600 TheTemperanceCenter.com.

Qi Gong: Simple yet Powerful – Feb 11-Mar 18. 6-7:30pm. Wed. With Lorraine Hughes. Six-week series class: LES431. For overall health, stress, sleep, digestion, bones and joints, with tips for seniors. $89. Dutchess Community College South, Wappingers Falls. Register: 845.431.8910. SunyDutchess.edu/cfweb.

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

Introduction to Mindfulness Meditation – Feb 4, 11 and 25. 7-8:15pm. With Melanie Ryan. Learn appropriate posture and meditation technique to begin or support one’s meditation practice. Tibetan Buddhist Meditation Shambhala Lineage. Mt Kisco. Registration: $30 per class or $75 for three weeks. 914.260.1696.TheCenterForHealthAndHealing.net.

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 12

Teen/Tween Yoga – 5-6pm. Kendra Rossney will lead yoga for grades 6-12. Free. Irvington Public Library. Info: 914.591.7840. Register: IrvingtonLibrary.org.

Gong Meditation – 7-8pm. Relax to the healing and restorative sounds of the gong. Experience a sense of calm and inner tranquility. 223 Katonah Ave, Katonah. 914.232.3473. GoldenTempleYoga.com.

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 13

Health & Healing: Contemplative Care for Caregivers – Feb 13-15. Led by Sharon Salzberg, Ali Smith, Atman Smith and Andres Gonzalez. In this retreat, we will use contemplative methods to help access the resiliency of the human spirit; to balance compassion for oneself and others; and to cultivate greater calm, clarity and peace of mind.GarrisonInstitute.org.

Banana Leaf – A vegan friendly Indian Pop-Up – 7-9pm. Unique five course tasting featuring hand crafted artisanal Indian food, by local chef Rinku Bhattacharya. BYOB. $45; $80/two. Recologie Lifestyle, 49 Lawton St, New Rochelle. Reservation: 914.278.9350. recologie.com.

Reiki Healing Circle: Meditation and Reiki Share – 10-11:30am. Led by Regina DeCarlo, RMT. $20. Dobbs Ferry. 917.593.5707. ReginaDeCarlo.com.

Reunions – Conversations with the Other Side – 7pm. Join Psychic Medium Jeanne Rose for an evening of loving messages from those we have loved and lost. Participation fee $35. Seating limited and these evenings fill quickly so register early. Hands of Serenity Healing, 1129 Main St, Fishkill. Register: 845.896.1915. HandsofSerenityHealing.com.

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 14

Special Valentine’s Day Soul Painting: Art& Yoga – 9am-2pm.Yoga and creative expression. All levels welcome. No art experience necessary. $63. 223 Katonah Ave, Katonah. 914.232.3473. GoldenTempleYoga.com.

Monthly Teen Guided Mediation Group – 9:30-10:30am. With Merrill Black, LCSW/Reiki Master. Ages 13-17. Unique theme. The Temperance Center, 453 White Plains Rd, Ste 203, Eastchester. $15. 914.793.2600. TheTemperanceCenter.com.

SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 15

Restorative Yoga Workshop – 4-6pm. With Karla Diamond. A relaxing yet powerful practice that everyone can benefit from. Release deeply held tensions, calm nervous system, strengthen immune system and increase self-awareness. $25 preregistered. $30 day of. Quest Yoga Arts, 11-13 E Main St, Mt Kisco. 914.241.9642. QuestYogaArts.com.

MONDAY, FEBRUARY 16

Two Year Anniversary of Holistic Physical Therapy at Acker House – Day of free events. Open to the public. Experience all that Acker House has to offer with many local, holistic professionals presenting workshops, classes and treatments throughout day. Acker House, Center for Integrative Health, 139 Grand St, Croton on Hudson. 914.707.1399. Full schedule: AckerHouseNY.com.

New Moon Gathering 7-8:30pm. Make the most of the coming lunar cycle. Guided meditations and ritual facilitated by astrologer Pamela Cucinell; bring a notebook. $20 members/$25 non-members. Wainwright House, Rye. Register: 914.967.6080; wainwright.org.

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

TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 17

Westchester Holistic Network – 8-10am. It’s not just for practitioners. All welcome. Friendly people, and speaker. Free to members; $10 non-members. Panera Bread Company, One North Broadway, White Plains. WestchesterHolisticNetwork.org.

Emotion Code – 11am-12:30pm. “Experience the amazing benefit of this non-invasive healing modality,” says Mag Treanor. Release stress for self and pets. Carmel. Info: 845.228.8132. PutnamHealingArts.com.

Green Drinks Westchester at Recologie – 6-8pm. Opportunity for those who care about the environment to meet face to face, share ideas and enjoy each other’s company. 49 Lawton St. New Rochelle, Info: Facebook.com/greendrinkswestchester.

Qi Gong Class – 6:30-7:30pm. Learn how to reduce stress while enhancing one’s life force through guided breath, intention and specific movements. $10. Sacred Space Healing Arts Studio, 436 Main St, Beacon. Register, Lorraine: 845.416.4598. EmpoweredByNature.net.

Evening Satsang – 7-8:30pm. With Prem Sadasivananda. Meditation, chanting and dharma talk with master teacher and former director of the Sivananda Center. $20. The Rivertown Center for Yoga & Health, 343 Broadway, Dobbs Ferry. Info, Beth Bierko: 914.384.9983. Register: RiverTownYoga.com.

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 20

Building Rider Confidence – 6-8pm. For a competitive rider or just a happy trail rider, this interactive seminar offers practical tools. With James Cassese, and the Equine Energetix herd at Pegasus Therapeutic Riding Center, Brewster. $45. Info: equineenergetix.com; 212.477.4475.

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

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

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 21

“Live and Let Live” Lecture/Book Signing – 11am-12:30pm. Connected to Nature? Learn collaboration with all living beings to restore ecological health. $28. Wainwright House, 260 Stuyvesant Ave, Rye. Register: 914.967.6080. Wainwright.org. Info: TreeWhispering.com.

Kirtan with BlisSing – 7-9pm. Evening of loving-kindness, music, dancing and devotion. $25 suggested donation. The Rivertown Center for Yoga & Health 343 Broadway, Dobbs Ferry. Info, Beth Bierko: 914.384.9983. Register: RiverTownYoga.com.

SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 22

Witches’ Stitch Ministry – 6pm. Learn basic knitting and crocheting techniques or come together to share tea and time. Working to create healing shawls for local nursing homes. Beginner and experienced yarn workers welcome. Call for supply list and to register. Free. Hands of Serenity Healing, 1129 Main St, Fishkill. 845.896.1915. HandsofSerenityHealing.com.

TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 24

Astrology 101 – Five-week course teaches the foundation of astrology, planets, signs and how to put it together. Teacher: NCGR certified astrologer Pamela Cucinell. Wainwright House, Rye. For cost and schedule visit wainwright.org.

Emotion Code – 11am-12:30pm. “Experience the amazing benefit of this non-invasive healing modality,” says Mag Treanor. Release stress for self and pets. Carmel. Info: 845.228.8132. PutnamHealingArts.com.

M.E.L.T. Self-Care with Marisa Duffy – 11:30a-12:30pm. M.E.L.T. workshops. Space is limited. $25. Rivertown Center for Yoga and Health. 343 Broadway, Dobbs Ferry. Registration required: 914.673.0919. RivertownYoga.com.

Monthly Let Your Yoga Dance Class – 7-8:15pm. Joyful, aerobic practice combining yoga and dancing through the chakras. $20 suggested donation. The Rivertown Center for Yoga & Health 343 Broadway, Dobbs Ferry. Info, Beth Bierko: 914.384.9983. Register: RiverTownYoga.com.

Henna/Mehndi for Teens/Tweens – 7-9pm. Find out from body artist Margie Nugent about Henna/Mehndi decorations and come home wearing a temporary design. Program requires parent or legal guardian to come to the Irvington Public Library to sign a permission form. Grades 6-12. Free. Info: 914.591.7840. Register: IrvingtonLibrary.org.

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 25

Adult Guided Channeling/Meditation Group – 9:30-10:30am. With Merrill Black, LCSW/Reiki Master. Unique theme, meditation, group discussion. The Temperance Center, 453 White Plains Rd, Ste 203, Eastchester. $15.914.793.2600. TheTemperanceCenter.com.

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

Peak Performance Training for Athletic, Academic and Personal Success – 7-9pm. Learn how peak performance training helps sustain focus, attention and alertness despite environmental stressors, noise and distractions. Free. Sensory Stepping Stones, 83 S Bedford Rd, Mt Kisco. RVSP Required: 914.497.3878.

THRUSDAY, FEBRUARY 26

Holistic Moms Meeting – 7:30pm. Holistic Moms hosts Dr. Neil Raff, MD who combines 33 years of medical expertise with revolutionary natural approaches, including alternative cancer treatments; Prolotherapy and stem cell techniques which can avoid hip and knee surgery. Rye Free Reading Room, 1061 Boston Post Rd. HolisticMoms.org.

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 27

Enlightened Leadership: Becoming a Force for Positive Change – Feb 27-Mar 1. Led by Tenzin Wangyal Rinpoche. “As we awaken to our nature, each one of us becomes an agent of change that benefits oneself, others and the community. But how can we learn to truly see ourselves?” Garrison Institute. Info: GarrisonInstitute.org.

Meeting & Communicating with Your Spirit Guides – 6:30-8:30pm. With Alexandra Leclere. Register: 845.363.1765, Synchronicity, 1511 Rte 22, Brewster. SynchronicityNY.com.

Healing and Prayer Service – 7:30pm. An evening of group energy healings and prayer, offered to the community in service to spirit. No fee for this evening. Hands of Serenity Healing, 1129 Main St, Fishkill. 845.896.1915. HandsofSerenityHealing.com.

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 28

Reiki 1 & 2 – 10am-5pm. With Reiki Master Marcus Feighery. $275pp for both classes. Register: 845.363.1765, Synchronicity, 1511 Rte 22, Brewster. Info: SynchronicityNY.com.

Unleashing Your Sensuality & Expanding Your Intuitive Power – 2-5pm. Join international author, speaker and relationship expert Sheila Pearl for a women’s only workshop. Dance, laugh, drum, om and giggle into one’s own juicy power. Registration: $85. $75 by Feb 14. Mt Kisco. TheCenterForHealthAndHealing.net.

Sunday, March 1

Messages from Spirit Group Event – 2:30-4:30pm. Find comfort and closure with medium Joan Carra with messages from spirit. Small Group. $55. Wainwright House, 260 Stuyvesant Ave, Rye. Register/info: 203.531.6387. PsychicJoanCarra.com

TUESDAY, March 3

M.E.L.T. Self-Care with Marisa Duffy – 7-8pm. M.E.L.T. workshops. Space is limited. $25. Rivertown Center for Yoga and Health. 343 Broadway, Dobbs Ferry. Registration required: 914.673.0919. RivertownYoga.com.

Wednesday, March 4

Garden Talk – Container Gardening – 7pm. Sponsored by the Garden Club of Yorktown. Amy Wilbur from Sweet Dirt Design/Container Gardens. Free. John C. Hart Memorial Library, 1130 Main St, Shrub Oak. Info: 914245.5262 x245. yorktownlibrary.org.

 

 

Natural Awakenings Calendar Listings for December, 2014 in Westchester, Putnam and Dutchess, NY

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UPCOMING EVENTS

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WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 3

Adult Guided Channeling/Meditation Group – 9:30-10:30am. With Merrill Black. Unique theme, meditation, group discussion. $15. The Temperance Center, 453 White Plains Rd, Ste 203, Eastchester. 914.793.2600. TheTemperanceCenter.com.

Intro to Yoga – 11am. With Julia Calabrese-Harrer. Learn breathing techniques that help bring the mind and body closer together and gentle poses in this introductory class. Free. Patterson Library, 1167 Rte. 311. Register: 845.878.6121 x10. PattersonLibrary.org.

Introduction to Mindfulness Meditation – Dec 3, 10, 17. 7-8:15pm. Learn proper meditation posture and techniques for developing mental strength, stability and clarity. Meditation and readings from Buddhist Teachings. $75 three-week series. $30/class. Mt Kisco. Info: 914.260.1696. TheCenterForHealthAndHealing.net.

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.

Angel Guided Meditations & Healings – 7-9pm. With Kathryn Hudson. Synchronicity, 1511 Rte 22, Brewster. Register/info: 845.363.1765. SynchronicityNY.com.

Reiki Circle – 7:30pm. Begin the holiday season balanced and clear. Reiki circle is open to all with a Level l attunement or higher. Donation. Hands of Serenity Healing, 1129 Main St, Fishkill. 845.896.1915. HandsOfSerenityHealing.com.

THURSDAY, DECEMBER 4

Spirit Communication Night – 6:30pm. Medium Priscilla Keresey delivers messages from the beyond. Grange Hall, 128 Mill St, Putnam Valley

Admission $10. Info: APracticalPsychic.com.

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 5

Dickens’ of a Weekend at Wainwright House – 12/5-12/7. Begins with Children’s Night on Friday and continues Saturday and Sunday with a Holiday Marketplace spanning two rooms, live music, crafts for children and much more. 260 Stuyvesant Ave. in Rye. Info: Wainwright.org. 914.967.6080.

1st Annual Holiday Market – Dec 5-6. 12-8pm/Fri; 10am-5pm/Sat. Shop amid festive music, roaring fireplaces and holiday decor. Local vendors and artisans come together for stress-free, fun holiday shopping. Riverstone Yoga, Tarrytown. 914.332.9642. RiverstoneYoga.com.

Light of The Eternal One Energy Healing Training – 6:30-8:30pm. With Brett Bevell. $35/pp. Synchronicity, 1511 Rte 22, Brewster. Register: 845.363.1765. SynchronicityNY.com.

SATURDAY, DECEMBER 6

Spiritual, Psychic & Healing Fair – 12-5pm. Reiki healing sessions for both people and animals and many types of readings available. Appointments available; walk-ins welcome. From $20. Albertson Memorial Church of Spiritualism. Info: AlbertsonChurch.org.

Full Moon Drumming Circle – 7-9pm. With Donna Coyote Rain. Connect with the energies of Earth Mother, Father Sky and the Sacred Hoop; drum, meditate and celebrate joining the energy flow of Earth Mother. Free/donation. Yonkers. Info: 914.907.4485.

SUNDAY, DECEMBER 7

Reiki I Training & Certification – 10am-5:30pm. Receive the sacred symbols through a ceremony called attunement and start giving oneself and others Reiki treatments. $260. Mt Kisco. Info: 914.260.1696. TheCenterForHealthAndHealing.net.

Mediumship Circle – 11am-1pm. With Carla Blaha. $35. Synchronicity, 1511 Rte 22, Brewster. Register: 845.363.1765. SynchronicityNY.com.

The Order of Melchizidek and Priesthood Class for Ordination into Interfaith Ministry – 1-4:30pm. With Rev Dan Chesbro. Learn history, ceremonial rituals, legal duties and receive powerful Divine attunement. Class alone $100. Class and ordination with certificate $250. Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 236 S. Bedford Rd, Rte 172, Mt Kisco Register: Register: 914.236.4503. StarvisionsCommunity.org.

MONDAY, DECEMBER 8

Wainwright House Yoga Teacher Training – Four-week program with Bernadette Birney. Meets one week per month for four months. Each session begins on Monday and ends on Friday, running from 9am to 5pm each day. 260 Stuyvesant Ave. Rye. Info: 914.967.6080.

Roland Comtois – 6-8:30pm Internationally renowned medium and spirit guide delivers channeled messages for the soul and the famous Purple Papers offer eternal love, hope and healing $70, Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 236 S Bedford Rd, Rte 172, Mt Kisco. Register: Register: 914.236.4503. StarvisionsCommunity.org.

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

TUESDAY, DECEMBER 9

Putnam County Over 40 Females Professional Women’s Networking Group – 6-8pm. 2nd Tues. Get empowered, connected and inspired. Make great connections and meet new friends. Free members. $25 nonmembers. Info: 914.260.3171. Over40Females.com.

WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 10

10 Ways To Make Holidays Gorgeous, ‘Green’ and Gracious – 7pm/refreshments; 7:30pm/program. GNC and Sierra Club present favorite holiday traditions, without the fuss and waste. Adults and high school students. Free. Greenburgh Nature Center, 99 Dromore Rd, Scarsdale. Info: 914.723.3470. GreenburghNatureCenter.org.

Introduction to Mindfulness Meditation – Dec 10 & 17. 7-8:15pm. Learn proper meditation posture and techniques for developing mental strength, stability and clarity. Meditation and readings from Buddhist Teachings. Two classes remaining of three-week series. $75 series that began Dec 3 or $30/class. Mt Kisco. Info: 914.260.1696. TheCenterForHealthAndHealing.net.

Message Circle – 7:30- 9:30pm. With Carla. An open mind and heart is all that is necessary to believe. Join us for a night of healing messages from the other side. $40. Soulauras, 520 N State Rd, Briarcliff. Info: 914.941.2400. Soulauras.com.

THURSDAY, DECEMBER 11

Childbirth Film Showing: Gentle Birth Choices Joyful – 6:30pm. Physiological births occurring in hospital, birth center and at home.  Discussion following, refreshments, Carmel. Info: 845.628.2460. gentlebeginningsmidwiferyny.com.

Gong Meditation – 7-8pm. Relax to the healing and restorative sounds of the gong. Experience a sense of calm and inner tranquility. 223 Katonah Ave, Katonah. 914.232.3473. GoldenTempleYoga.com.

Holistic Moms Meeting – 7:30pm. With Ellen Weininger of Grassroots Environmental Education discussing how to get involved locally to keep air, water and soil clean and safe. She will offer a “year in review,” presenting new issues, reform and solutions. Rye Free Reading Room, 1061 Boston Post Rd, Rye. HolisticMoms.org.

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 12

Energy Healing Circle: Meditation and Intro to Reiki – 11am-12:30pm. $20. Dobbs Ferry Location. More info, Regina DeCarlo: 917.593.5707.

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

SATURDAY, DECEMBER 13

Soul Painting: Art & Yoga – 9am-2pm. Kundalini Yoga and creative expression. All levels welcome, no art experience necessary. $90. GoldenTemple, 223 Katonah Ave, Katonah. 914.232.3473. GoldenTempleYoga.com.

Monthly Teen Guided Mediation Group – 9:30-10:30am. With Merrill Black. Ages 13-17. Unique theme. $15. The Temperance Center, 453 White Plains Rd, Ste 203, Eastchester. 914.793.2600. TheTemperanceCenter.com.

Second Saturday Divorce Workshop – 9:30am -1pm. Presented by Wife.org. Gain greater understanding of the divorce process with guidance from trained professionals on legal, financial, family and personal issues of divorce. $45. 100 South Bedford Rd, Suite 340, Mt. Kisco. Info: SecondSaturdayWestchester.com.

Everyday Shamanism – 11am-5pm. With Deep Arrow Woman. Essential course offering teachings on the Winter Solstice, connecting with winter allies and potlatch tradition. Applying indigenous wisdom to contemporary life. $125. Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 236 S Bedford Rd, Rte 172, Mt Kisco. Register: 914.236.4503. StarvisionsCommunity.org.

Sacred Holiday Concert – 2pm. Music and cheer with the Danbury Mad Hatter Chorus. This men’s chorus group will wow participants with their a cappella renditions of favorite holiday songs. Free. Patterson Library, 1167 Rte. 311. Register: 845.878.6121 x10. PattersonLibrary.org.

Home for the Holidays – 2-5pm. With Monique Michaels. Restorative yoga practice with a fresh, organic green juice afterwards. $50. No experience. Quest Yoga Arts, 11-13 E Main St, Mt Kisco. Register: 914.241.9642. QuestYogaArts.com.

Sacred Fire Ceremony and Winter Solstice Celebration – 5pm. With Deep Arrow Woman. This outdoor ceremony fosters community, reconnects us to the earth and unleashes the power of fire to transform our actions into prayer and prayer into reality. Ceremonies free. Donations customary. Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 236 S Bedford Rd, Rte 172, Mt Kisco. 914.236.4503. StarvisionsCommunity.org.

SUNDAY, DECEMBER 14

Restorative Yoga Workshop – 4-6pm. With Karla Diamond. Relaxing yet powerful practice that releases deeply held tensions, calms nervous system, strengthen immune system and increase self-awareness. $30. Quest Yoga Arts, 11-13 E Main St, Mt Kisco. 914.241.9642. QuestYogaArts.com.

Evening Candlelight Service – 5pm. Led by Rev. Avery Manchester. Albertson Memorial Church of Spiritualism, 293 Sound Beach Ave, Old Greenwich. For more information and a schedule of other workshops, events and classes, visit AlbertsonChurch.org.

MONDAY, DECEMBER 15

Dances of Universal Peace – 7-8:30pm. No musical or dance experience, special attire or partners are required to participate, and everyone is welcome to join in. $10 suggested donation. Mariandale Retreat and Conference Center, 299 North Highland Ave. Ossining. Info: 914.941.4455, DancesofUniversalPeace.org.

TUESDAY, DECEMBER 16

Westchester Holistic Network – 8-10am. It’s not just for practitioners. Friendly people, compelling speakers. Free to members; $10 non-members. Panera Bread Company, One North Broadway, White Plains. WestchesterHolisticNetwork.org.

WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 17

Adult Guided Channeling/Meditation Group – 9:30-10:30am. With Merrill Black. Unique theme, meditation, group discussion. $15. The Temperance Center, 453 White Plains Rd, Ste 203, Eastchester. 914.793.2600. TheTemperanceCenter.com.

Introduction to Mindfulness Meditation – 7-8:15pm. Learn proper meditation posture and techniques for developing mental strength, stability and clarity. Meditation and readings from Buddhist Teachings. One class remaining of three-week series. $75 series that began Dec 3 or $30/class. Mt Kisco. Info: 914.260.1696. TheCenterForHealthAndHealing.net.

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

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 19

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

SATURDAY, DECEMBER 20

Celebrating Winter Trees and Winter Animals – 2pm. Learn how trees and animals not only survive but thrive during the cold winter months. Includes short woodlands nature walk. $5 members. $8 nonmembers. Greenburgh Nature Center, 99 Dromore Rd, Scarsdale. Info: 914.723.3470. GreenburghNatureCenter.org.

New Moon Gathering – 7-8:30pm. Make the most of the coming lunar cycle. Guided meditations and ritual facilitated by astrologer Pamela Cucinell; bring a notebook. $20 members/$25 non-members. Wainwright House, Rye. Register: 914.967.6080.

Kirtan – 7-9pm. With Noah Baumwoll. Raise the energy through Kirtan “chanting.” Formally a part of bhakti yoga, the devotional path of yoga and nada yoga, the science of sound and vibration. No experience necessary. $15. Quest Yoga Arts, 11-13 E Main St, Mt Kisco. Preregister: 914.241.9642. QuestYogaArts.com.

SUNDAY, DECMEBER 21

Winter Solstice Celebration – 6pm. Gather with the communities of StarVisions and the Chapel at Croton Falls for a magical evening celebrating the Return of the Light with candles, drumming, singing bowls and music. Free. Donations appreciated. Chapel at Croton Falls, 609 Rte 22, Croton Falls. Info:StarvisionsCommunity.org.

MONDAY, DECEMBER 22

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

SATURDAY, DECEMBER 27

Reiki 1 & 2 – 9am-5pm. With Reiki Master Marcus Feighery. $275/pp for both classes. Synchronicity, 1511 Rte 22, Brewster. Register: 845.363.1765. SynchronicityNY.com.

MONDAY, DECEMBER 29

Family Reiki – 11am-4pm. Designed to bring this teaching to parent and child together, history of Reiki, Reiki for self-healing, self-confidence and self-esteem and how Reiki can benefit animal companions. $150 for one adult and one child. Hands of Serenity Healing, 1129 Main St, Fishkill. 845.896.1915. HandsOfSerenityHealing.com.

 

PLAN AHEAD

 

THURSDAY, JANUARY 1

Fire and Drumming Circle – 12pm. Drum in the new year around the fire, as we burn the Yule wreath that has been adorned with wishes, intentions and prayers, sending them out to the Universe. Potluck gathering follows. Hands of Serenity Healing. Info/directions/location: 845.896.1915. HandsOfSerenityHealing.com.

Monday, January 5

Massage Therapy Training Program – 9am. Full-time seven month program begins. Federal financial funds and scholarships are available. The Finger Lakes School of Massage, 272 North Bedford Rd. Mount Kisco. Info: 914.241.7363. FLSM.com.

Wednesday, January 7

Corporate Based Mindfulness Training – 7-9pm. Bringing Mindfulness to Work. Free intro to a 10-week interactive workshop series with Instructor: Sheila Wall, Senior Consultant, The Potential Project. Register/info: 203.216.6243.

 

 

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