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


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

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UPCOMING EVENTS
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MONDAY, MAY 1

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

TUESDAY, MAY 2

Herbal Medicine Making Series – 7:30-9:30pm. Seven-session series. Learn how to make one’s own herbal medicine. The herbs are magical but creating them is not. $280. Bonnie’s Herbals, 13 Tappan Terr. Briarcliff. 914.923.4346. Bit.ly/2oeAWWS.

WEDNESDAY, MAY 3

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

THURSDAY, MAY 4

Open House at Journey to Birth – 7-9pm. The Home Birth Option might be right. Meet with midwives, bring questions and meet others who have had home births. Free. 18 Old Post Rd S, Croton. Register: 914.500.8864. JourneyToBirthMidwifery.com.

Westchester Holistic Moms Network Monthly Meeting – 7:30pm. Learn about CBD and what it does with Guest Speakers: Shira Adler and Andy Kadison, CBD advocates and entrepreneurs. Rye Free Reading Room, 1061 Boston Post Rd, Rye. Info: facebook.com/HMNWestchester.

Inner Balance Book Circle – 7:30pm. Meditations from the Mat, Rolph Gates. Front Street Gallery, 21 Front St, Patterson.

FRIDAY, MAY 5

Meditation Class and Transmission of Information – 6:45-8:15pm. With Rona Levine. Let go of stress, experience guided meditation, breathwork and Kundalini yoga techniques and more. $25. Golden Temple Yoga, 223 Katonah Ave, Katonah. 914.236.4503. Register online: StarvisionsCommunity.org.

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

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

SATURDAY, MAY 6

SPCA Dog Walk and Pet Fair – 10am-2pm. FDR State Park, Yorktown Hts. Info: Spca914.org.

Shamanic Reiki Level One Training – May 6-7. 10am-5pm. With Melanie Ryan. Learn to integrate the ancient healing art of shamanism with Reiki, while increasing intuition, clarity and capacity to love deeply. $435. Mt Kisco. Center4Healing.net.

Childbirth Education Series – May 6 and13. 11am-4pm. Comprehensive parent-centered class on preparing for labor, birth and postpartum. $295 couple. Full Circle Family Care, 450 Mamaroneck Ave, Harrison. 914.421.1500 x0. FullCircleWomensHealth.com.

Apple Blossom Festival – 11am-4pm. Wagon rides, pony rides, cider donuts, hardscrabble cider tastings, family fun, Farm Kitchen Café (serving up food from the farm). Harvest Moon Farm & Orchard, 130 Hardscrabble Rd, North Salem. hmorchard.com; 914.485.1210.

Understanding Energy – The Sacred Nature of Energy – 2-4pm. With Anne Bentzen, Carol Essig and Sherry DiNapoli. Delve into a deeper connection with higher self. Final ceremony energizes intuitive abilities with diamond light. 914.236.4503. StarvisionsCommunity.org.

Sacred Stone Grids Level 3 – 2-4pm. With JoAnn Fava  $35. Synchronicity, 1511 Rte 22, Brewster. RSVP: 845.363.1765. SynchronicityNY.com.

SUNDAY, MAY 7

Cars & Coffee – 9am-12noon. First Sundays. Enjoy provisions with other fellow drivers and enthusiasts. Non-formal gathering amongst like-minded folks. Earlybirds and late-comers welcome. Hayfields, 1 Bloomer Rd, North Salem, 914.669.8275; hayfieldsmarket.com.

The Shine on Spring Expo – 10am-4pm. With Kacey Morabito Grean of Shine On: The Health & Happiness Show, 100.7 WHUD. Shop and meet healers, life coaches and readers. Free Tea. Lunch available. Mt Carmel Hall, 238 Eighth St, Verplanck.

Apple Blossom Festival – 11am-4pm. Wagon rides, pony rides, cider donuts, hardscrabble cider tastings, family fun, Farm Kitchen Café (serving up food from the farm). Harvest Moon Farm & Orchard, 130 Hardscrabble Rd, North Salem. hmorchard.com; 914.485.1210.

First Sunday Free Meditation and Satsang – 11:30am-12:45pm. Inner Balance Studio, Patterson. InnerBalanceStudio.org.

Lunation Illumination – Noon-1:30pm. With Laura Watkins. $30.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. By donation. SkyBaby Yoga Studio, 75 Main St, Cold Spg. 845.265.444. SkyBabyYoga.com.

Yoga for Childbirth – 12:30-2:30pm. Workshop offering expectant mothers and partners powerful tools to move through challenges of labor with greater ease and confidence. $50 preregistered. Quest Yoga Arts, 11 E Main St, Mt Kisco. 914.241.9642. QuestYogaArts.com.

Body as a House/Self Care Spring Cleaning Afternoon – 1-4:30pm. Afternoon of self-care and blissful discovery. Acupuncture, Pranayama, Cranial Sacral Therapy and more. 914.241.2661. KatonahYoga.com.

Rev Dan Chesbro: The Order of Melchizedek and Ordination into Interfaith Ministry – 1-4:30pm. Answer call to service. Learn history, ceremonial rituals, legal duties and more. Golden Temple Yoga, 223 Katonah Ave, Katonah. Pricing info: 914.236.4503. StarvisionsCommunity.org.

Yin Yoga & Meditation – 5-7pm. Mind/body practice focusing on connective tissues in the body. Toward end of class a natural flow into meditation. $35 preregistered. Quest Yoga Arts, 11 E Main St, Mt Kisco. 914.241.9642. QuestYogaArts.com.

MONDAY, MAY 8

Pranabirthing – May 8 and 15. 7:30-9:30pm. Two-week workshop series for expecting moms and their partners to prepare for birth by leveraging the power of the mind. Info/registration; FullCircleWomensHealth.com.

TUESDAY, MAY 9

Breast Lymph Drainage Therapy Workshop – 7-9pm. Learn how to insure healthy breast tissue with Breast Lymph Drainage Therapy. Free mini sessions for all participants. Well On the Way, White Plains. Call/text, Elizabeth Pasquale: 607.351.7024.

Pulsed ElectroMagnetic Field Demo – 7-9pm. Experience the benefits of PEMF. It relieves aches and is good for conditions that respond to improved blood flow. Free. Well On the Way, White Plains. Call/text, Elizabeth Pasquale: 607.351.7024.

WEDNESDAY, MAY 10

Breastfeeding 101 – 6:30-8:30pm. The basics of milk production, baby’s cues, latching, breastmilk benefits and milk supply. $30 couple. Full Circle Family Care, 450 Mamaroneck Ave, Harrison. 914.421.1500 x0. FullCircleWomensHealth.com.

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

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

THURSDAY, MAY 11

Restorative Yoga – 7-8:30pm. With Patricia Castimore. Rebalance body and mind in an overly stimulated and anxious world, focusing on breath and body sensation. All levels. $20. Sacred Spirit Yoga and Healing Arts Center, 343 Broadway, Dobbs Ferry. SacredSpiritYogaCenter.org.

Juicing and Detox for Health: A Mind-Body-Spirit Approach – 7-9pm. An evening with The Slow Medicine Doctor, Dr. Michael Finkelstein. Katonah Pharmacy 202 Katonah Ave, Katonah. 914.232.1109.

FRIDAY, MAY 12

A Mindful Mother’s Day Retreat – May 12-14. With mindfulness teacher Ann Herington and yoga teacher Hannah Baumgardner. Explore practices to align bodies, hearts and minds and cultivate well-being. The Garrison Institute, 14 Mary’s Way, Garrison. Info: 845.424.4800; GarrisonInstitute.org.

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

SATURDAY, MAY 13

Spring Sprint 5K Run/Walk – Rain or shine, beginning at the hospital’s campus at 275 North Street in Harrison. Check-in 8am, event begins 9am. Registration $20-30. Register/info: StVincentsWestchester.org 914.925.5401.

Westchester County Earth Day 2017 – 10am-3pm. Live entertainment for all ages, exhibition of local green organizations, small farmers’ market, raffles and Earth Day. Awards for sustainability/recycling initiatives. Kensico Dam Plaza. Parks.westchestergov.com/featured-events.

A Day of Healing Workshop – 10am-5pm. Penny and Ron Lavin from One Light Healing Touch teach scanning, radiant and color healing for healing oneself, others and more. NCBTMB CEUs. $150 includes lunch. Lagrangeville. Register: 845.878.5165. OLHT1.com.

Teaching Chair Yoga – 1:30-4:30pm. With Julia Hough. For those physically challenged or with limited space, time or flexibility. The Yoga Studio, Club Fit, 584 N State Rd, Briarcliff Manor. Info: Audrey Brooks: Pricing info: 914.582.7816. ytayoga.com.

Allergies and Asthma: An Ayurvedic Approach – 3-5pm. Lecture with Dr. Kaushik. Light refreshments served. Free. Dr. Kaushik’s Ayurvedic and Naturopathic Clinic, Yellow Monkey Village, 792 Rte 35, Cross River, 914.875.9088. DrKaushik.com.

SUNDAY, MAY 14

Interfaith Service: “Symphony of Peace Prayers” – 10:30am-12:30pm.Guest Dr. Jude Currivan, author of The Cosmic Hologram. Music by Miriam Zernis and Sita’s Light. World Peace Flag Ceremony. Chapel at Croton Falls, 609 Rte. 22, Croton Falls. ChapelAtCrotonFalls.org.

Mother’s Day Musical Brunch – 11:30-2:30pm.With Jon Cobert, renowned NY-based composer, pianist and vocalist. Sumptuous brunch with Mimosas, Bloody Marys and wine. $50. Wainwright House, Rye. 914.967.6080. Wainwright.org.

MONDAY, MAY 15

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

Meditation for Moms – 8-9pm. With Helena de Vengoechea Rudd. Meditations to help support daily practice. Discussion to support ourselves. Free. Donations appreciated. Quest Yoga Arts, 11 E Main St, Mt Kisco. Register: 914.241.9642. QuestYogaArts.com.

TUESDAY, MAY 16

Westchester Holistic Network – 7-8:30pm. Networking begins at 6:30pm. Presentation by Janice Solomon, homeopath. WHN members and first-timers free /$10 repeat non-members. Ixchel Center, Hartsdale. Register: 917.796.6026. westchesterholisticnetwork.org.

WEDNESDAY, MAY 17

Sugar Addiction and Overeating SolutionWeiss Method Info-Lecture:  1-2pm. Learn how habits and addictions form and how to overcome them. All natural, effective method for overcoming smoking, alcohol and other habits and addictions. Free Lecture, Q&A. Briarcliff location. Register: 914.705.1805; weiss-method.com.

Free Environmental Film Racing to Zero & Discussion – 7pm.Engaging Documentary follows the efforts in zero waste—recycling, repurposing, composting, changing production and consumption patterns. Wainwright House, Rye. 914.967.6080. Wainwright.org.

Bio-Energetic Healing to Overcome Addictions – 7-8pm. Learn about this simple, effective method for quitting smoking, alcohol, easy, natural weight-loss and overcoming other everyday addictions. Free. Register: 914.705.1805; weiss-method.com.

THURSDAY, MAY 18

Alexander Technique for Pregnancy – 1-2:30pm. Learn to use one’s body well and with less effort as the body changes. $25. Quest Yoga Arts. 914.241.9642. QuestYogaArts.com.

Mindfulness Meditation – 7-8:30pm. With Tracy Cochran. Learn practice of bringing attention to present moment: sitting meditation, body scan, walking meditation and more. All levels. $20. Sacred Spirit Yoga and Healing Arts Center, 343 Broadway, Dobbs Ferry. SacredSpiritYogaCenter.org.

FRIDAY, MAY 19

Yoga Service Conference with Experts in the Field – May 19-21. Gather skills and explore conscious service for all at the 6th annual Yoga Service Conference. Omega Institute, 150 Lake Dr, Rhinebeck. Info/cost: 877.944.2002. eOmega.org.

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

SATURDAY, MAY 20

Kirtan Chanting – With Sita’s Light. Call and response chanting of sacred mantras, with eclectic live music of harmonium, tabla, guitar and didgeridoo. $20 advance. $25 door. Sacred Spirit Yoga and Healing Arts Center, 343 Broadway, Dobbs Ferry. SacredSpiritYogaCenter.org.

Spring Weed Walk – 10am-noon. With Bonnie Rogers. Learn all about spring weeds. Discover when and where to find and harvest these green gifts of nature. $15. Hilltop Hanover Farm. Info: 914.923.4346. Register: Bit.ly/2oinbpr.

Meditation and Shamanism – 2:30-4:30pm. With Melanie Ryan. Melanie’s Root to Rise programs are a unique integration of Tibetan Buddhist meditation and worldwide indigenous healing practices. All adults welcome. $35. Mt Kisco. Center4Healing.net. 914.864.0462.

Sound Healing and Tibetan Singing Bowls – 5:30-7pm. With Michelle Clifton. Rhythmic sounds of singing bowls have a profound healing effect on nervous system affecting mind, body and soul. $30 advance $40 door. Mt Kisco. 914.864.0462. Center4Healing.net.

SUNDAY, MAY 21

Love Arising From Stillness – May 21-26. With Sharon Landrith. Awaken to one’s true nature in this silent retreat. Omega Institute, 150 Lake Dr, Rhinebeck. Info/cost: 877.944.2002. eOmega.org.

A Day of Healing Workshop – 10am-5pm. Penny and Ron Lavin from One Light Healing Touch teach scanning, radiant and color healing for healing oneself, others and more. NCBTMB CEUs. $150 includes lunch. Lagrangeville. Register: 845.878.5165. OLHT1.com.

Cancer Fighting Kitchen – 11am-1pm. Learn which foods help the body fight cancer and why they are important in restoring and preparing the body for treatment. $20. Hilltop Hanover Farm, 1271 Hanover St, Yorktown Hts. 914.962.2368.

Akashic Records Part One Training – 11am-2:30pm. With Kia Abilay. Learn to read records through Pathway Prayer Process, a responsible, reliable method for working in this infinite spiritual resource. Prerequisite for certification. $150. Mt Kisco. 914.864.0462. Center4Healing.net.

Spring Makeup Makeover – 11am-3pm. Professional makeup artist will help participants create the perfect spring time look using mineral makeup. Limited space, reserve spot. Katonah Pharmacy 202 Katonah Ave, Katonah. 914.232.1109.

Sugar Addiction and Overeating Solution: Weiss Method Info-Lecture NYC: – 1-2pm. Learn about effective, successful method helping people lose weight, overcome nicotine, alcohol, overeating, sugar addiction. Free Lecture, Q&A. NYC, E37th between Park and Lex. Register: 914.705.1805; weiss-method.com.

Open House at Journey to Birth – 4-6pm. The Home Birth Option might be right. Meet with midwives, bring questions and meet others who have had home births. Free. 18 Old Post Rd S, Croton. Register: 914.500.8864. JourneyToBirthMidwifery.com.

Validating the Afterlife – 4-6pm. With International Medium and Spirit Guide, Roland Comtois. Hear channeled messages for the soul. Receive messages of eternal love, hope and healing. $85. The Center for Health and Healing, 4 Smith Ave, Mt Kisco. 914.236.4503. Register: StarvisionsCommunity.org.

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

TUESDAY, MAY 23

Forgiveness – A Spiritual Practice – 7-9pm. Explore forgiveness with discussion and meditation. Release resentment and live in greater harmony. Joan Carra Wainwright House, 260 Stuyvesant Ave, Rye. 914.967.6080. Wainwright.org.

WEDNESDAY, MAY 24

Curing Addiction from the Core: Weiss Method Info-Lecture:  7 to 8pm. Learn about this simple, effective method for overcoming everyday addictions ranging from alcohol to nicotine, sugar, weight loss. All natural. Free Lecture, Q&A. Briarcliff location. Register: 914.705.1805; weiss-method.com.

Energy Healing Circle – 7-9pm. With Anne Bentzen. Learn stress reduction, emotional and physical pain relief through deep relaxation. Discover natural healing solutions with Reiki. $20. Golden Temple Yoga, 223 Katonah Ave, Katonah. Preregistration required: 914.588.4079.

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

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.

THURSDAY, MAY 25

Breast Lymph Drainage Therapy Workshop – 6-8pm. Learn how to insure healthy breast tissue with Breast Lymph Drainage Therapy. Free mini sessions for all participants. Well On the Way, White Plains. Call/text, Elizabeth Pasquale: 607.351.7024.

New Moon Gathering – 7-8:30pm. Participants learn to use the lunar cycle to realize intentions. Guided meditations and ritual facilitated by astrologer Pamela Cucinell; bring a notebook. $20 WHN members/$25 non-members, Ixchel Center, Hartsdale Register: 917.796.6026.

Pulsed ElectroMagnetic Field Demo – 7-9pm. Experience the benefits of PEMF. It relieves aches and is good for conditions that respond to improved blood flow. Free. Well On the Way, White Plains. Call/text, Elizabeth Pasquale: 607.351.7024.

FRIDAY, MAY 26

Super Qi Summit – May 26-29. With Ken Cohen, Robert Peng and more. Summit brings together masters with profound expertise in healing. Omega Institute, 150 Lake Dr, Rhinebeck. Info/cost: 877.944.2002. eOmega.org.

The Bengston Energy Healing Method – May 26-29. With William Bengston. Access one’s natural healing intelligence with the creator of the Bengston Energy Healing Method. Omega Institute, 150 Lake Dr, Rhinebeck. Info/cost: 877.944.2002. eOmega.org.

MAYfest – May 26-28. 2pm/Fri-Noon/Sun. Two day, three night, family-friendly festival centered on its acronym: Music, Art, & Yoga. Surprise Lake Camp, Cold Spg. Purchase Tickets: 845.265.4444. MayFestNY.com.

SATURDAY, MAY 27

Yoga at the Farm – 9-10am. Saturdays starts May 27. Arrive 15 minutes early to allow time to walk up into the orchard. Beginners happily welcomed. Limited mats available to rent.  $15/class. Harvest Moon Farm & Orchard, 130 Hardscrabble Rd, North Salem. hmorchard.com; 914.485.1210.

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

SUNDAY, MAY 28

Bio-Energetic Healing to Overcome Addictions – 1-2pm. Learn about this a simple, effective method for quitting smoking, alcohol, easy, natural weight-loss and overcoming other everyday addictions. Free. NYC, E37th between Park and Lex. Register: 914.705.1805; weiss-method.com.

Ongoing Last Sundays of the Month – 4pm.Community Acupuncture. $30. Experience the beneficial effects of acupuncture in a group setting. Hygeia Integrated Health LLC 3505 Hill Blvd, Ste K Yorktown Hts. Register: 914.352.6116. HyInHealth.com.

MONDAY, MAY 29

White Plains Memorial Day 5K Run/Walk – 8:15 am – Walk or run to honor fallen soldiers. The course will start at City Hall on Main Street. Learn more and register at wpbid.com/5Krunwalk

WEDNESDAY, MAY 31

Angelic Healing – 7-9pm. With Carol Essig, a professional channel and vibrational conduit for the higher realms bringing a special angelic healing experience for participants. $25. Golden Temple Yoga, 223 Katonah Ave, Katonah. 914.236.4503. Register: StarvisionsCommunity.org.

FRIDAY, JUNE 2

Satsang – 7-9pm. With Amy Pearce-Hayden. Community is at the heart of yoga. Gather for Darshan, to change perspective, together. $10. Inner Balance Studio. InnerBalanceStudio.org.

SATURDAY JUNE 3

Sleep Workshop – 11am-Noon. Helping one’s child sleep through the night for infants through grade school. $30.Full Circle Family Care, 450 Mamaroneck Ave, Harrison. 914.421.1500 x0. FullCircleWomensHealth.com.

Practice with Purpose – 1:30-4pm. With Amy Pearce-Hayden. The reasons to practice any aspect or style of yoga are unlimited. However, the practice defines spiritual endeavors. $40. Inner Balance Studio. 845.878.7800.

SUNDAY JUNE 4

Renew, Reflect, Restore: A Day Of Wellness – 10am-4pm. Hiking, Yoga, Meditation, Inspirational Speaker, Coaching Sessions, Guided Art, Numerology, Chair Massage,  live music. $100 includes classes and Light breakfast and lunch. Edith Macy Conference Center, 550 Chappaqua Rd., Briarcliff Manor. Info: 914.980.5790.

Find Balance with Ayurveda – 1-4pm. With Kim Larson, author of The Simple, Healing Cleanse: The Ayurvedic Path to Energy, Clarity, Wellness and Your Best You and Osi Mizrahi. Katonah Yoga Center, 39 Main St, Bedford Hills. 914.241. 2661. KatonahYoga.com.

The Sacred Directions and Celtic Wisdom, Creating a Sacred Wheel of Life. – June 4, July 9, Aug 13, Sept 10, Oct 22, Nov 12. 4-6pm. With Nadiya Nottingham. Six-month study course. $250. Inner Balance Studio. InnerBalanceStudio.org.

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