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

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

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

UPCOMING EVENTS
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SUNDAY, OCTOBER 1

Support Connection Support-A-Walk – Three-mile walkathon to celebrate or pay tribute to those affected by these diseases. Proceeds help fund Support Connection’s free programs and services. FDR Park in Yorktown Heights. Info: 914.962.6402; SupportConnection.org.

The Art of Hands-on Technique and Super Advanced and Standing Mat – 11am-5pm. With Simona Cipriani. Two workshops $150 each. Rhinebeck Pilates, 6400 Montgomery St. Elaine: 845.876.5686. RhinebeckPilates.com.

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

Natural Awakenings’ 10th Year Celebration Party – 1-4pm. All invited. $5 suggested donation to Hilltop Hanover Farm. Food, music, raffles, family-friendly activities and more. Yorktown Heights. Info: WakeUpNaturally.com.

Automatic Writing – 1-3pm. With psychic, clairvoyant, poet and novelist Jessica Lawrence. Learn how to connect with higher consciousness through written communication. $25. KatonahSPACE, 44 Edgemont Rd, Katonah. 914.236.4503. Register online: StarvisionsCommunity.org.

Yoga for Stress and Anxiety Relief – 4-6pm. With Stephanie Gould Petrillo, Karin Reetz and Regina Arabia. Learn breath work, yoga poses, mantras, mudras, meditation and more. Quest Yoga Arts, 11 E Main St, Mt Kisco. Preregister: 914.241.9642. QuestYogaArts.com.

Fall Equinox Healing Night – 5-7pm. With Merrill Black, LCSW/Reiki Master. Yoga, Chanting, Meditation, Mudras, Clearing and Grounding. $20/half goes to charity. The Temperance Center, 453 White Plains Rd, Suite 203, Eastchester. Info: 914.793.2600; TheTemperanceCenter.com.

MONDAY, OCTOBER 2

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

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 3

Root To Rise: Meditation and Shamanism – Oct 3-Nov 28. 10-11:30am. With Melanie Ryan. Eight-week course. Each Tuesday stabilize the mind, connect with one’s soul, earth wisdom and the cosmos. Info: Center4Healing.net.

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 4

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

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 5

Prenatal Yoga – With Mekea. Expecting mamas give this gift to self and baby. $25 nonmembers. Saw Mill Club, 77 Kensico Dr, Mt Kisco. Visit: SawMillClub.com.

Aromagathering – 12:30-2:30pm. Sample, experience and learn how to incorporate the healing powers of essential oils into everyday life. Young Living Oils available for purchase. Reviva Skin and Body Solutions, 929 Main St, Fishkill. RSVP required: 844.363.7894. RevivaBody.com.

Farm-to-Table Dinner at Hilltop Hanover Farm – 6-9pm. An evening of live music, farm fresh food, dancing and libations. Hilltop Hanover Farm and Education Center, 1271 Hanover St, Yorktown Heights. More details 914.962.2368; hilltophanoverfarm.org.

Healthy-U Workshop – 6-8:30pm. An Holistic Professional Alliance workshop. Local wellness practitioners and holistic vendors share expertise on help topics. Light refreshments. $20/door. Crystal Hall, Somers Community Center, 34 Hillandale Rd, Yorktown Heights. Info: 845.628.7233.

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 6

Wainwright House 200-hour Registered Yoga Teacher Training – Oct 6-8 thru May 18-20. Led by Paula Heitzner, Patty Holmes and Susan Wright. Located at 260 Stuyvesant Avenue on five organic acres overlooking Rye Harbor. Info, call 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. $20. The Temperance Center, 453 White Plains Rd, Suite 203, Eastchester. Info: 914.793.2600; TheTemperanceCenter.com.

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 7

Basic Jin Shin Do Class – Oct 7-8, Nov 5, 11 & 12. 10am-6pm. Unique synthesis of ancient and modern techniques balance the “natural” flow of energy in the body-mind, using the Strange Flows and Segmental Armoring theory. 40 NY C.E.’s (NCBTMB). $595. 15 Pkwy, Katonah. Info/register: 914.232.5754.

Fall Fest: Hilltop Hanover Farm –10-5 pm. Oct 7-9. An entire weekend of farm fun! Hilltop Hanover Farm and Education Center, 1271 Hanover St, Yorktown Heights. Info: 914.962.2368; hilltophanoverfarm.org.

Reiki 1 & 2 – 11am-4pm.With Reiki Master Marcus Feighery. $275. Synchronicity. 845.363.1765. SynchronicityNY.com.

Sacred Stone Grid Level 2 – 11am-1pm. With Joann Fava. $45. Synchronicity, 1511 Rte 22, Brewster. Register: 845.363.1765. SynchronicityNY.com.

Fall Renewal Yoga and Meditation Mini Retreat – 2-5pm. With Petrina Plecko. Learn deep restorative yoga and guided meditation to balance immune health and calm nervous system. All levels. $65. Sacred Spirit Yoga and Healing Arts Center, 343 Broadway, Dobbs Ferry. SacredSpiritYogaCenter.org.

Square Dance at Hilltop Hanover Farm – 4:30-7 pm. Bring dancing shoes for an evening full of down-home family fun. Dancing will occur between 4:30-5:30 and 6:00-7:00 with a half hour dinner break. Hilltop Hanover Farm and Education Center, 1271 Hanover St, Yorktown Heights. Info: 914.962.2368; hilltophanoverfarm.org.

BlisSing Ecstatic Chant and Dance CD Release Party – 7-9pm. With Cat Guthrie and Eileen O’Hare. Chant, dance and dessert to celebrate the beautiful new CD. Liberation Yoga, 862 Rte 6 Mahopac. Reservations: 845.830.8389. Questions: 914.456.7789. BlissingChant.com.

Sitas Light Kirtan – 7-9pm. Call and response chanting of mantras framed by eclectic sacred music meant to heal, purify, and connect to inner happiness and divinity. All welcome. $45. Golden Prana, 223 Katonah Ave, Katonah. Info: 914.232.3473, GoldenPrana.yoga or goldentempleyoga.com.

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 8

Soul Nourishment: Healing Our Relationship with Food – 10am-1pm. With Terry Nathanson. Patterns of eating offer a sacred connection with nourishment of the universe. Unpack hidden habits/obstacles to having a rewarding relationship with food. $85 registration. Mt Kisco. 914.864.0462. Center4Healing.net.

Newborn Care Workshop – 12:30-3:30pm. With Hallie Kapner. Pregnant couples 27 plus weeks. Learn newborn procedures, sleep expectations, cord care, how to read baby’s cues, diapering and more. Quest Yoga Arts, 11 E Main St, Mt Kisco. Preregister: 914.241.9642. QuestYogaArts.com.

Chant, Dance and Be Happy: A Workshop – 1:30-3pm. Experience sacred sound and dance, dive into joy of mantra meditation and soulful movement. Donation. White Lotus Grace: Spiritual Healing Arts & Dance, Millbrook. Preregister: 845.677.3517. WhiteLotusGrace.com.

Restorative Yoga workshop – 5-7pm. With Karla Booth Diamond. Relax and let go of the “have to’s” and the “should’s” is essential to health and well-being. Quest Yoga Arts, 11 E Main St, Mt Kisco. Preregister: 914.241.9642. QuestYogaArts.com.

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

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 10

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.

Use Herbs to Prevent Winter Colds – 7:30pm. Learn common herbs that are antiviral and create a healthy immune system. $15 plus $5 materials fee for Elderberry Syrup. Lakeland High School. Bonnie: 914.923.4346. BonniesHerbals.com.

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 11

Women’s Breast Health with Traditional Chinese Medicine – 6:30-7:45pm Three-week series. Register by Oct 6. Discover WuMing Qigong, Five Element Energetic Framework, Receive TCM. Wainwright House. 914.967.6080. Wainwright.org.

Katonah Study Group Program: The Erotic in Everyday Life – 6:30pm. Katonah Study Group meets monthly. Program admission free to members; $20 nonmembers. Annual membership $75. Open to professionals and public. Held at Northern Westchester Hospital. Info: KatonahStudyGroup.org.

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

Westchester County Candidates Q&A on Environmental Issues – 7:30pm. Ask the Westchester County candidates how they will address the issues of the day. In partnership with the Lower Hudson Sierra Group. Free. 914.723.3470. Location/info: GreenburghNatureCenter.org.

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

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 12

Vision and Lifelong Learning – 6:30-8pm. Learn to reduce visual stress and make more efficient use of vision at any age with Dr. Samantha Slotnick. Rockland Holistic Chamber of Commerce Meeting at Conjury, 152 Main St, Nyack. RSVP, Cathy: 646.627.6641.

Restorative Yoga – 7-8:30pm. With Patricia Castimore. Props used to assist in holding poses for extended periods to experience progressive relaxation. All levels. $20 drop-in. Sacred Spirit Yoga and Healing Arts Center, 343 Broadway, Dobbs Ferry. SacredSpiritYogaCenter.org.

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 13

Anatomy Junkies Master Class – Noon-2pm. With Lara Heimann. Learn to Balance the pelvis and shoulder girdle to improve posture and athletic performance. $45. Saw Mill Club, 77 Kensico Dr, Mt Kisco. Visit: SawMillClub.com.

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

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 14

Intro to Shamanism – Oct 14-15. 10am-6pm. With Eileen O’Hare. Stand-alone class to build a shamanic tool box and/or the first level of the Mesayok Medicine Spiral 13 training starting in Jan 2018. The Healing House, 11 N Cedar St, Beacon. Questions/register: 914.456.7789. EileenOhare.com.

Putnam Valley Psychic Fair – 10am-5pm.  Tarot, palm, soul, aura, spirit communication, astrology and angel card readings, unique gifts, crystals, books and food. Free entrance. German American Social Club, 11 Kramers Pond Rd, Putnam Valley. Info: APracticalPsychic.com.

Pet Adoption Event – Noon-3pm. Sponsored by NuSpecies. Participating rescues: Pets Alive, Orange County Barkers, Newburgh Scats and Empty Cages Collective. NuSpecies Courtyard, Parking lot in rear, 427 Main St, Beacon. Details: 845.440.7458. Nuspecies.com.

RCYT Teach Yoga to Kids—Yoga Teacher Training 95-Hour Certification – Oct 14-15. 12:30-6:30pm. Five-weekend modules. $1695/$1795. Wainwright House, Rye. 914.967.6080. Wainwright.org.

Sacred Geometry – 1-3pm. With professional channel and healer, Carol Essig. History, meaning and use of these patterns to create more harmony for one’s daily life. $40 KatonahSPACE, 44 Edgemont Rd, Katonah. 914.236.4503. Register online: StarvisionsCommunity.org.

Traction Action – 1:30-4:30pm. With Tzahi Moskovitz. Use a yoga strap in supine, standing and inverted poses to modify or deepen one’s practice. $45 members. $65 nonmembers advance. The Yoga Studio, Club Fit, 584 N State Rd, Briarcliff Manor. Info, Audrey Brooks: 914.582.7816. ytayoga.com.

Healthy Approaches to Thyroid Management – 2-4pm. With Dr. Kurt Beil. Review healthy functions of thyroid gland and the manifestations and causes of thyroid dysfunction from a naturopathic perspective. Mt Kisco. Price info: 914.864.0462. Center4Healing.net.

Six Yoga Workshops – 2-4pm. With Sandhi Ferreira. Open hips/shoulders, inversion immersion, chakra balancing. $35/$40. The Art of Giving Jivamukti Yoga Assists. Wainwright House, Rye. 914.967.6080. Wainwright.org.

Power Animal Workshop: Shamanic Journey – 3-5pm. With Nadiya Nottingham. One’s unique animal guide is a protector and force of nature providing insight, self-understanding, healing and more. Quest Yoga Arts, 11 E Main St, Mt Kisco. Preregister: 914.241.9642. QuestYogaArts.com.

Animal Communication Sessions – 6:30-7:30pm. Wonder how family pet feels about its environment or why pet has a strange habit or behavior? Here is an opportunity to find out. $35. Dreaming Goddess, 44 Raymond Ave, Poughkeepsie. 845.473.2206. DreamingGoddess.com.

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 15

Meso-American Energy Healing – 10am-5:30pm. Part art, part science, Curanderismo is a traditional healing system. Learn healing methods and teachings. $130/$140. Wainwright House, Rye. 914.967.6080. Wainwright.org.

Interfaith Sunday at the Chapel at Croton Falls – 10:30am-12pm. Ageless Wisdom for Turbulent Times with Dorothy J. Mayer, inspiring cooperation on behalf of the common good. All Welcome. Refreshments. 609, Rt. 22, Croton Falls. Parking across street. Info: chapelatcrotonfalls.org.

MONDAY, OCTOBER 16

Free Health Lecture: What is Ayurvedic Medicine – And How Does It Compare with Western (Allopathic) Medicine? – 6:30-8:30pm. Dr. Kaushik’s Ayurvedic and Naturopathic Clinic presents at the Mahopac Library, 668 Rte 6, Mahopac. 845.628.2009.

Unwind – 7:15-8:30pm. With Melia. We will “roll” stiff tired muscles in patterned sequences to help entire skeleton decompress as muscles unwind. $20. SkyBaby Studio, 75 Main St, Cold Spg 845.265.4444. $20. SkyBabyYoga.com.

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

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 17

Intro to Kundalini Yoga –7pm. Monthly Intro to Kundalini Yoga class at the new Golden Prana yoga studio. 223 Katonah Ave, Katonah. Info: 914.232.3473, GoldenPrana.yoga or goldentempleyoga.com.

Westchester Holistic Network Meeting – 7-8:30pm.  Networking begins 6:30ppm. CBD is the most significant plant-based wellness ingredient in modern science. WHN members and first-timers free; donation repeat non-members. Ixchel Center, Hartsdale. Info/register: 917.796.6026.

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 18

Quit Alcohol Simply and Permanently – 1-2pm. Learn about the Weiss Method: helping people around the world overcome alcohol and other addictions. Simpler than most would believe. 80 percent success. Free lecture, Q&A. Briarcliff location. RSVP: 914.705.1805. Weiss-Method.com.

An Evening of Wellness – 6:30-8pm. Learn to help one’s body heal itself through self-care and energy. Greene Healing Institute, 700 White Plains Rd, Ste 20, Scarsdale. Info, Denise: 914.713.2424. GreeneHealingInstitute.com.

Curing Addiction from the Core: Weiss Method Info-Lecture – 7-8pm. Learn about unseen energy of addiction and how this simple, natural method helps one quit for good. Alcohol, smoking, sugar and behaviors. Free lecture, Q&A. Briarcliff location. 914.705.1805. Weiss-Method.com.

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 19

Aroma Cooking – 6-8pm. Learn to use essential oils to add healthy bursts of flavor. Samples of vegan stuffed acorn squash and more. Young Living Oils available. $10. Reviva Skin and Body Solutions, 929 Main St, Fishkill. RSVP required: 844.363.7894. RevivaBody.com.

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

Meditation – 7-8:30pm. With Patricia Bloom. Learn foundational practices of meditation: stillness, body scanning, walking meditation, mindful movement plus informal practices to relieve stress. $10. Sacred Spirit Yoga and Healing Arts Center, 343 Broadway, Dobbs Ferry. SacredSpiritYogaCenter.org.

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 WHN members/$25 non-members, Ixchel Center, Hartsdale. Info/register: 917.796.6026.

Applied Yoga 200-Hour Teacher Training Interest Meeting – 7:15pm. Learn tools to integrate yoga into lifestyle; gain knowledge and confidence to teach the practice and earn Yoga Alliance recognized certification. Q&A with Gabrielle Semel. Inner Balance Studio, 1072 Rte 311, Patterson. InnerBalanceStudio.org.

All About Homeschooling – 7:30pm. Homeschooling mom and chapter member Tamra Malaga explains different styles, curriculum, reasons parents choose to homeschool and what homeschool coops are about.  Free. At Rye Free Reading Room, 1061 Boston Post Rd, Rye. Hosted by HolisticMoms.org.

Can’t Sleep? Natural Remedies for Insomnia – 7:30pm. Can’t sleep and always exhausted? Learn simple herbs, tools and foods known to assist one’s sleep issues. $15 plus $5 material fee. Lakeland Copper Beach Middle School. Bonnie: 914.923.4346. BonniesHerbals.com.

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 20

SMC Ohra Yoga 200hr RYS Teacher Training – Deeply enrich yoga journey in this one-of-a-kind experience. Register now for the fall evening/weekend training. Saw Mill Club, 77 Kensico Dr, Mt Kisco. Visit: SawMillClub.com.

Three Advanced Pilates Workshops – Oct 20-22. 1-6pm. With Enja Schenck. Three days of advanced mat, Cadillac chairs, barrels and reformer exercise instruction and teaching techniques. $200 each. Rhinebeck Pilates, 6400 Montgomery St. Elaine: 845.876.5686. RhinebeckPilates.com.

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

Monthly Reiki Circle – 7-8:30pm. A recognized natural healing system that supports body’s innate healing ability. Our Reiki Community Healing Circle brings together like-minded souls to share in collective consciousness using Reiki energy. Mt Kisco. 914.864.0462. Center4Healing.net.

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

Sound Healing & Tibetan Singing Bowls – 7:30-8:30pm. Michelle Clifton plays singing bowls and awakens our bodies’ own innate healing abilities and re-tunes our bodies. $25 donation. SkyBaby Yoga & Pilate’s Studio, 75 Main St, Cold Spg. Register: 845.265.4444.

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 21

First Anniversary Party – 8am-4pm. A full day of free yoga, pilates, Hot HIIT, massages, Reiki, food, drink and more. Balance Yoga & Wellness, 2444 Boston Post Rd, next to Mrs Greens and CVS, Larchmont. 914.833.9703. Limited space/sign up: BalanceYogaNY.com.

Herbs for Stress & Anxiety – 10am. Discover how common weeds can support mental and emotional health, calm anxiety and ease depression. Hilltop Hanover Farms. Bonnie Rogers: 914.923.4346. BonniesHerbals.com.

Sacred Stones Level 3 – 11am-1pm. With Joann Fava. $45. Synchronicity, 1511 Rte 22, Brewster. Register: 845.363.1765. SynchronicityNY.com.

Slow Medicine: Turning the War on Cancer into a Treasure Hunt – 2-4pm. With Michael Finkelstein, MD. Rather than making cancer a battle, by fighting the disease, make oneself the focus by optimizing every area of one’s life and revitalizing personal health. Mt Kisco. Price info: 914.864.0462. Center4Healing.net.

Reiki Candle Meditation for Manifesting Your Goals – 2-5pm. With Jean Brommage. Use candles as a co-creation tool for modern living to support manifestation of one’s deepest desires. Quest Yoga Arts, 11 E Main St, Mt Kisco. Preregister: 914.241.9642. QuestYogaArts.com.

Sound Healing with Tibetan Bowls – 5:30-7pm. With Michelle Clifton. Experience deep relaxation in this magical session of Tibetan singing bowls, crystal bowls and chimes. $35 advance. $40 door. Mt Kisco. 914.447.0822. Center4Healing.net.

Kirtan with Sita’s Light. – 7-8:30pm. Sing, listen, dance, recline or meditate to the call and response chanting of sacred mantras to awaken consciousness. $20 online. $25 door. Sacred Spirit Yoga and Healing Arts Center, 343 Broadway, Dobbs Ferry. SacredSpiritYogaCenter.org.

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 22

Deepen Intuition with Nature’s Spirit – 3-5pm. 7:30pm. With Nadiya Nottingham. Gain a bone deep sense of personal connection to the sacred elements, Air (the breath) Fire (heart) Water (blood & lymph, hormones) Mountain (bone, inner support). $35. 845.878.7800. InnerBalanceStudio.org.

Golden Prana Grand Opening (rescheduled) – 4-6pm. See the new look and learn about new classes and retail offerings at this Kundalini Yoga studio, formally Golden Temple Yoga. Free. 223 Katonah Ave, Katonah. Info: 914.232.3473, GoldenPrana.yoga or goldentempleyoga.com.

MONDAY, OCTOBER 23

Free Health Lecture: Strengthening Digestion and the Immune System through Ayurveda – Dr. Kaushik’s Ayurvedic and Naturopathic Clinic presents at the Armonk Library, 19 Whippoorwill Rd E, Armonk. 914.273.3887.

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 25

Mindfulness & The Enneagram for Transformation – 6:45-8pm. Four-week course. Identify one’s personality type, Becoming mindful of hidden behaviors and thinking patterns, overcome self-limiting behaviors. $120/$130. Wainwright.org.

Angelic Realm and Enlightened Beings – 7-9pm. With Carol Essig. Experience meditation and receive channeled energy healing touch of divine energy. $25. 15 max. Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 236 S Bedford Rd, Rte 172, Mt Kisco. 914.236.4503. Register online: StarvisionsCommunity.org.

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 – 8-9pm. With Merrill Black, LCSW/Reiki Master.  Unique theme, meditation, group discussion. $20. The Temperance Center, 453 White Plains Rd, Suite 203, Eastchester. Info: 914.793.2600; TheTemperanceCenter.com.

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 26

Life-Changing Skincare – 12:30-2:30pm. Learn how to heal problematic skin conditions with dermatology-inspired skincare that targets aging, dryness, acne, sensitivity and sun damage. Reviva Skin and Body Solutions, 929 Main St, Fishkill. RSVP required: 844.363.7894. RevivaBody.com.

Fifty Shades of Pink Masquerade – 6-11pm. Annual fundraiser benefiting American Cancer Society; cocktail hour, sit-down dinner, dancing, live entertainment, open bar, raffles and silent auctions. Tickets: $175, $1,600 per table of 10. Surf Club on the Sound, 280 Davenport Ave, New Rochelle. Info: BuildingACure.com; 914.514.9812.

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 27

NEWLIFE Expo – 4:30-10pm, 10/27; 10am-9pm 10/28 & 10/29. Over 100 speakers and exhibitors. Learn about the latest in alternative healthcare and nutrition. The Hotel New Yorker, 34th and 8th Aves, NYC. To preregister or info: newlifeexpo.com.

Reiki 1 Shoden – Oct 27, 28 and 29. 6-9pm/Fri; 2:30-6:30pm/Sat; 1-5:30pm/Sun. With Jean Brommage. Learn to give Reiki to oneself or others, hands-on healing protocols and receive attunements. Quest Yoga Arts, 11 E Main St, Mt Kisco. Preregister: 914.241.9642. QuestYogaArts.com.

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 28

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

Fall Festival at the Patterson Recreation Center – Noon-5pm. Day of activities. Free inflatables and games for kids of all ages. Learn about local businesses. Shop vendor booths from local artists and entrepreneurs. Entertainment by DJ Ron Blanco. Info: 845.878.7200. PattersonRec.org.

Living Pain Free: An Introduction to Positional Therapy – 2-4pm. With Andy Steigmeier. Therapy for recovery from chronic pain that is gentle on body and works when many other approaches fail. Immediate results and often permanent. Mt Kisco. Price info: 914.864.0462. Center4Healing.net.

Shamanic Reiki Hearth Circle – 5:30-7pm. With Melanie Ryan. Circles connect us to heart and earth. Hands on healing practices, sharing and more. $20 cash at door. Proceeds donated to a non-profit for indigenous shamans. 914.864.0462. Center4Healing.net.

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 29

Natural Way to Quit Alcohol, Sugar, Smoking – 1-2pm. Learn simple, effective method for quitting smoking, alcohol, sugar and more. 80 percent success. Simpler than most would believe. NYC location, E37th btwn Park & Lex. RSVP: 914.705.1805. Weiss-Method.com.

Quit Alcohol Simply and Permanently – 1-2pm. Learn about Weiss Method: helping people around the world overcome alcohol and other addictions easier than ever thought possible. 80 percent success. Free lecture. NYC location, E37th btwn Park & Lex. 914. 705.1805. Weiss-Method.com.

Aromagathering – 2-4pm. Sample, experience and learn how to incorporate the healing powers of essential oils into everyday life. Young Living Oils available for purchase. Toby Stover’s Farmhouse, 81 Clove Valley Rd, High Falls. RSVP required: 844.363.7894. RevivaBody.com.

MONDAY, OCTOBER 30

Free Health Lecture: StressGetting Out From Under – 12:30-2pm. Dr. Kaushik’s Ayurvedic and Naturopathic Clinic presents at the Armonk Library,19 Whippoorwill Rd E. 914.273.3887.

Mediumship Night – 6:30pm. With Shannon Brandt. Special time of year, when the veil between worlds is most thin, Shannon taps in to receive the messages for participants. $45. 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. $20. The Temperance Center, 453 White Plains Rd, Suite 203, Eastchester. Info: 914.793.2600; TheTemperanceCenter.com.

 

 

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

 

Find a 2017 Summer Farmers’ Market near you!

Dutchess County

Amenia Farmers’ Market

Fridays, 3-7pm, thru Oct

4988 Rt 22, Town Hall

ameniafarmersmarket.com

 

Beacon Farmers’ Market

Sundays, 10am to 3pm

Veterans Place, next to Post Office

beaconfarmersmarket.org

 

Fishkill Farmers’ Market

Main Street Plaza, Rt. 52

Thursdays, 9am-3pm, thru Oct

 

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

4390 Route 9
hydeparkfarmersmarket.org

 

Millbrook NY Farmers Market

Saturdays, 9am-1pm, thru Oct 28

3263 Franklin Ave
millbrooknyfarmersmarket.com

 

Milan Farmers Market

Mobile Mart, Rt. 199

Fridays, 3-7pm, until Sept 30

milanfarmersmarket.com/

 

Millerton Farmer’s Market

Saturdays, 9am-1pm, thru Oct 28

Millerton Methodist Church,

6 Dutchess Ave

millertonfarmersmarket.org

 

Pawling Farmer’s Market

Saturdays, 9am-1pm, thru Sept 30

Charles Coleman Blvd,

Pawling Village

pawlingfarmersmarket.org

 

Poughkeepsie Waterfront Market

Mondays, 4-7:30pm, thru Oct

75 N. Water St.

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

 

Poughkeepsie –Arlington Farmers’ Market

Thursdays, 3-7pm, thru October,

Raymond & Collegeview Aves,

arlingtonhasit.org/events/farmers-market/

 

Red Hook: Hudson Valley Farmers Market at Greig Farm

Saturdays, 10am-3pm

223 Pitcher Lane, Red Hook

greigfarm.com

 

Rhinebeck Farmers Market

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

 

Putnam County

Brewster Farmers’ Market & Hudson Valley Regional Farmers Market

Sundays, 10am-2pm

15 Mount Ebo Rd, South, Brewster

hudsonvalleyfarmersmarket.org

 

Cold Spring Farmers’ Market

Boscobel, Rt 9D, Garrison

Saturdays, 10:30am-1:30pm

csfarmmarket.org

 

Westchester County

Bronxville Farmers’ Market

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

Stone Place at Paxton Ave

bronxvillefarmersmarket.com

 

Chappaqua Farmers Market

Saturdays, 8:30am-1pm

Chappaqua Train Station

chappaquafarmersmarket.org

 

Croton-on-Hudson – Down to Earth Farmers Market

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

downtoearthmarkets.com/markets

 

Dobbs Ferry Farmers Market

Fridays, 10am-4pm, thru Oct

Corner of Cedar and Main St

dobbsferryfarmersmarket.com

 

Eastchester Farmers Market

344 White Plains Rd

(rear parking lot Country Markets Supermarket)

Sundays, 10am-3pm, thru Oct 15

 

Harrison – Down to Earth Farmers Market

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

downtoearthmarkets.com/markets

 

Hastings Farmers Market

Hastings-On-Hudson Library, 7 Maple Ave

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

hastingsfarmersmarket.org

 

Irvington Farmers Market

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

Main Street School 101 Main St

irvmkt.org

 

Katonah – John Jay Homestead Farm Market

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

400 Jay St, Katonah

johnjayhomestead.org

 

Katonah – Muscoot Farmers Market

51 Rt 100, Katonah

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

muscootfarm.org

 

Larchmont – Down to Earth Farmers Market

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

Chatsworth Av/Myrtle Blvd

downtoearthmarkets.com/markets

 

New Rochelle Grand Market

Saturdays, 9am-2pm, thru Oct.

1 Library Green

downtown public library

newrochellegrandmarket.com

 

New Rochelle – Down to Earth Farmers Market

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

downtoearthmarkets.com/markets

 

 

Cortlandt Manor  – NewYork-Presbyterian Hudson Valley Hospital

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

Lobby, 1980 Crompond Rd

hvhc.org

 

Ossining – Down to Earth Farmers Market

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

downtoearthmarkets.com/markets

 

Peekskill Farmers Market 

Saturdays, 8am-2pm, thru Nov 18

13 Bank St, between Park and Main

PeekskillFarmersMarket.com

 

Pleasantville Farmers Market

Saturdays, 8:30am-1pm

Memorial Plaza

pleasantvillefarmersmarket.org

 

Rye – Down to Earth Markets

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

downtoearthmarkets.com/markets

 

Putnam Valley Farmers’ Market

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

Tompkins Corners Cultural Center
729 Peekskill Hollow Rd

putnamvalleyresidents.com

 

Tarrytown and Sleepy Hollow Farmers Market

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

Patriots Park

tashfarmersmarket.org

 

White Plains Farmers Market

Wednesdays, 8am-4pm, thru Nov 22

Court St. between Martine Ave & Main St.

bensidounusa.com

 

Yorktown Farmers Market

Saturdays, 9am-2pm, thru Sept 16

Jefferson Valley Mall, 650 Lee Blvd.

YorktownFarmersMarket.com

 

Yonkers Get Fresh Farmers’ Market

Fridays, 10am-4pm, thru Oct 27

Philipse Manor Hall State Historic Site, 29 Warburton Ave

GroundworkHV.org

 

Yonkers – Saint John’s Church Farmers’ Market

Thursdays, 7am-4pm, thru Nov 16

Church Courtyard, One Hudson St

stjohnsfarmersmarket.blogspot.in/

 

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


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

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

UPCOMING EVENTS
Please call ahead to confirm event details.

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.

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

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

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

UPCOMING EVENTS
Please call ahead to confirm event details.

SATURDAY, APRIL 1

Reiki Master Training Weekend – Apr 1-2.10am-5pm. With Brett Bevell. Learn three master level symbols. Explore advanced Reiki enhancing psychic ability. Send Reiki to groups. Learn Mikao’s powerful original teaching, Rei-ju healing. Mt Kisco. Center4Healing.net.

Reiki 1 & 2 – 11am-5pm. With Reiki Master Marcus Feighery. $275. Synchronicity, 1511 Rte 22, Brewster. RSVP: 845.363.1765. SynchronicityNY.com.

Understanding Energy Part 3 – 2-4pm. Using Energy Tools with Carol Essig, Sherry DiNapoli and Anne Bentzen. Learn energy management techniques using crystals, essential oils, herbs and more. $40 advance online registration. $45 door. 914.236.4503. StarvisionsCommuity.org.

SUNDAY, APRIL 2

Reversing Memory Loss Workshop with Dr. Cory Lenherr – 9am-3pm (lunch included), post-workshop intensive 3:30-5:30pm. Nutrition guidelines to support brain health, food demo, stress reduction techniques and Q&A. Hyatt House in White Plains. Register: SharpAgain.org/april2017

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 Spring. 845.265.4444. SkyBabyYoga.com.

Monthly Manifesting – 2-3:30pm. With Carla Blaha. $25. Synchronicity, 1511 Rte 22, Brewster. RSVP: 845.363.1765. SynchronicityNY.com.

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, APRIL 3

Raw Plant Food Detox Challenge – Starts April 3. With Edit Babboni. Gentle yoga classes with meditation, raw food e-booklet with recipes for the week, and Facebook support group. Zen Garden Yoga, 61 Lakeview Dr., Yorktown Heights. Info:  917.721.2529. ZenGardenYoga.net.

Ayurveda and Yoga: The Health Connection – 7-8pm. With Dr. Somesh Kaushik. Quest Yoga Arts, 11-13 Main St, Mt Kisco. 914.241.9642.

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, APRIL 4

Yoga Fun & Creative Play – Apr 4-May 9. 3-5pm. Children will balance, believe, and create through yoga, mindfulness, art and theater. $120 six-week series. SkyBaby Yoga Studio, 75 Main St, Cold Spring. 845.265.4444. Class format: SkyBabyYoga.com.

THURSDAY, APRIL 6

It’s Your Health. Thursdays – Apr 6-27. 12:30-2pm. This four-week workshop focuses on practical information and strategies for healthy eating, stress management, fitness and accessible activities. 914.232.5717. Register online: SomersLibrary.org.

Vital Health – 6 p.m. With Dr. Marianne Messina. Learn how to create a path to vitality, health and wellness. John C. Hart Library in Shrub Oak. Register with library: 914.245.5262. Info: CortlandtWelless.com. 914.930.8800.

FRIDAY, APRL 7

“Elemental Change” Self-Actualization Weekend Retreat – 4/7-4/9. Join transformation expert Rose Caiola of RewireMe.com and astrologer Pamela Cucinell for a restorative weekend of inspiration, yoga and gourmet food at Wainwright House in Rye. Info: rewireme.com/event/retreat/.

Meditation Class – 6:45-8:15pm. With Rona Levine. Learn mindfulness stress reduction techniques through guided meditation and breathwork. Special transmission of information concludes class. $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.

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

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

SATURDAY, APRIL 8

Elemental Change Retreat – April 8 & 9. Community, water views, meditation, yoga, gourmet food and more, at Fonrose Cottage, Wainwright House, Rye. Info: rewireme.com/event/retreat/

Ukrainian Eggs Decorating Workshop – 12:30-4:30pm. Immerse in the rhythm of the design, the balance and the colors of traditional Ukranian pysanky. No experience required. $35. DG Sanctuary. 2 Lagrange Ave, Poughkeepsie 845.473.2206. DreamingGoddess.com.

Energy Healing and Spirit Guides – 1-3pm. With Penny Lavin from One Light Healing Touch School. Connect to Spirit Guides for healing. Increase health and awareness. $35. Wainwright House 260 Stuyvesant Ave, Rye. Register: 914.967.6080. Wainwright.org.

Celebrating Life – 1:30-4:30pm. Use yoga to tap into power of the eternal with revered yogini Tao Porchon-Lynch. $45 members. $65 nonmembers in advance. The Yoga Studio, Club Fit, 584 N State Rd, Briarcliff Manor. Info, Audrey Brooks: 914.582.7816. YTAyoga.com.

Fundamentals of the Surya Namaskar – 2-4pm. Learn the 12 poses that make up this practice. Leave feeling empowered with a new understanding of importance of this sequence. Nueva Alma Yoga and Wellness, Yonkers. Preregister/cost options/discounts: NuevaAlma.com.

Sacred Stone Grid – 2-4pm. Joann Fava. Level 2. $35. Synchronicity, 1511 Rte 22, Brewster. RSVP: 845.363.1765. SynchronicityNY.com.

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

SUNDAY, APRIL 9

Sound Bath Meditative Healing Session – 10-11am. Listen to singing bowls and various sound healing techniques to bring relaxation and an acceleration of an inward journey. $13. DG Sanctuary. 2 Lagrange Ave, Poughkeepsie. 845.473.2206. DreamingGoddess.com

Astrology & Karmic Class – Noon-1:30pm. With Laura Watkins $30. Synchronicity, 1511 Rte 22, Brewster. RSVP: 845.363.1765. synchronicityny.com.

Overcoming the Power of Habits and Addictions – Weiss Method Info-Lecture NYC – 1-2pm. Learn how habits and addictions form and how to overcome them. Natural, effective method. Q&A. Free. E37th btw Park & Lex. RSVP: 914.705.1805. Weiss-Method.com.

Sugar Addiction and Overeating Solution: Weiss Method Info-Lecture NYC – 1-2pm. Effective, successful method helping people lose weight, overcome nicotine, alcohol, overeating and sugar addiction. Q&A. Free. E37th btw Park & Lex. RSVP: 914.705.1805. Weiss-Method.com.

MONDAY, APRIL 10

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

TUESDAY, APRIL 11

Ayurveda—The Key to Anti-Aging: Maintaining Health by Aging Slowly, Gracefully, and Enjoyably – Noon-1pm. With Dr. Somesh Kaushik. Talk to seniors. North Salem Firehouse, 301 Titicus Rd. Beverly Golisano: 914.669.5665.

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

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 12

Materials Management: Wasteful Consumption and Smart Decomposition – 7pm/refreshments; 7:30pm/program. Greenburgh Nature Center waste/climate change connection, recycling right and municipal food waste composting. Free. 99 Dromore Rd, Scarsdale. Info: 914.723.3470. GreenburghNatureCenter.org.

Freedom from Alcohol, Unwanted Habits and Everyday Addictions – 7-8pm. Effective method that helps people achieve freedom from addictions and unwanted habits. 80 percent success rate long term. Q&A. Free lecture. Briarcliff location. RSVP: 914.705.1805. Weiss-Method.com.

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

THURSDAY, APRIL 13

Restorative Yoga – 7-8:30pm. With Patricia Castimore. Learn to rebalance body and mind. Focus on breath and body sensation. All levels $20. Sacred Spirit Yoga and Healing Arts Center, 343 Broadway, Dobbs Ferry. SacredSpiritYogaCenter.org.

FRIDAY, APRIL 14

The Great QuietFull In House Silent Retreat – 6am-9pm. Silence held throughout the entire day. Dress comfortably. BYO food and snacks. Nueva Alma Yoga and Wellness, Yonkers. Preregister/full details/cost options/discounts: NuevaAlma.com.

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

SATURDAY, APRIL 15

Seed Choices: The Relevance of Seeds and Our Local Food System – 10:30am. With Shanyn Siegel. Learn types of seeds available and best seeds for organic gardens, a resilient regional food system and more. Register: 914.232.5717. SomersLibrary.org.

First Signs Of Spring Hibernation Is Over – 1pm. Hear a short story, explore forest trails with a naturalist, learn different signs of spring and more. $5 members. $8 nonmembers. 99 Dromore Rd, Scarsdale. Info: 914.723.3470. GreenburghNatureCenter.org.

Energy Healing and Spirit Guides – 1-3pm. With Penny Lavin from One Light Healing Touch School. Connect to Spirit Guides for healing. Increase health and awareness. $20. Sacred Space 436 Main St, Beacon. Register, Donna: 845.742.8494. SeekSacredSpace.com.

Ayurveda: Addictions—How to Break the Cycle – 3-5pm. Free lecture. Refreshments. Dr. Kaushik’s Ayurvedic and Naturopathic Clinic, Yellow Monkey Village, 792 Rte 35, Cross River. Info: 914.875.9088. Drkaushik.com.

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

MONDAY, APRIL 17

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, APRIL 18

Westchester Holistic Network – 6:30pm/networking begins; 7-8:30pm. Kathleen Booker shares the breathwork for mind, body, spirit and emotions. WHN members and first-timers free. $10 repeat nonmembers. Ixchel Center, Hartsdale. Register: Facebook.com/WestchesterHolisticNetwork.

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

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 19

Addiction Free Naturally: Weiss Method Info-Lecture – 1-2pm. Effective method for overcoming everyday addictions ranging from alcohol to nicotine, sugar, weight loss. All natural. 80 percent success rate. Q&A. Free lecture. Briarcliff location. RSVP: 914.705.1805. Weiss-Method.com.

THURSDAY, APRIL 20

Anatomy, Alexander Technique and Movement – With Karla Booth. Five-workshop series on Thursdays. Introduction to Alexander Technique and a mind-body exploration for greater ease in everyday life. $50/each workshop. Quest Yoga Arts, 111-113 Main St, Mt. Kisco. Register, visit QuestYogaArts.com.

Mindfulness Meditation – 7-8:30pm. With Tracy Cochran. Sitting meditation, the body scan, walking meditation and mindful movement plus informal to relieve stress. All levels. $20. Sacred Spirit Yoga and Healing Arts Center, 343 Broadway, Dobbs Ferry. SacredSpiritYogaCenter.org.

What is Sugar and How Does It Affect Our Health? – 7:30pm. Hosted by HolisticMoms.org. Learn to identify hidden sugar, the epidemics of diabetes and obesity and more. Rye Free Reading Room, 1061 Boston Post Rd, Rye.

SATURDAY, APRIL 22

Seed Starting & Soil Health Workshop—SunRaven Garden Co-Op – 9:30am-3pm. With master horticulturalist, Xenia D’Ambrosi. Learn about growing any kind of plants, such as vegetables, herbs and flowers. $50. SunRaven, 501 Guard Hill Rd, Bedford. 914.218.3113. SlowMedicine.org.

White Plains Earth Weekend Kick-Off – 10am. Free film screening of Disneynature’s Born in China. City Center 15: Cinema de Lux, 19 Mamaroneck Ave. Info about Earth Weekend: wpbid.com.

Mindful Eating – 11am-1pm. Guest Speaker, Karen Mayo. Integrative nutritionist and amazon best-selling author. Juice and snacks provided. Katonah Pharmacy, 202 Katonah Ave, Katonah. 914.232.1109.

Intro to Essential Oils – 1-3pm. Learn to use them in cooking. Discover tips on which doTERRA oils work best in favorite recipes. Cooking demo and samples. $10. Nueva Alma Yoga and Wellness, Yonkers. Preregister: NuevaAlma.com.

Self-Healing with Energy Medicine – 1-3pm. With Penny Lavin. Learn how life-force energy flows, strengthen one’s immune system, release programming and stress and more. $20. Center for a Healthy You, 1984 New Hackensack Rd, Poughkeepsie. Preregister: 845.462.4555.

Reiki I Class – Apr 22-23. 1-5pm. With Anne Bentzen. Learn skills for self-healing and treating others. Receive four attunements, manual and certificate upon completion. Max 9. $175. Golden Temple Yoga, 223 Katonah Ave, Katonah. Register/text: 914.588.4079. Balancing4Life.com.

Vegetable Garden Workshop – 2-4pm. Celebrate Earth Day by learning to garden. Explore the essentials of vegetable gardening through practical demonstrations, visuals and lecture. $20. Hilltop Hanover Farm. 1271 Hanover St, Yorktown Hts. HilltopHanoverfarm.org.

Earth Day Yoga Celebration – 4:30-6pm. Yoga and live music collaboration with master yoga teacher Franklin Shire and musician/composer John Guth. $25 door. All levels. Sacred Spirit Yoga and Healing Arts Center, 343 Broadway, Dobbs Ferry. SacredSpiritYogaCenter.org.

Earth Day Kirtan with Sita’s Light – 7-8:30pm. Honor Mother Earth and experience the transformative power of chanting. Kirtan ignites every part of our being, creating a beautiful state of calm. Mt Kisco. Center4Healing.net.

Angelic Healing – 7-9pm. With Carol Essig. Connect with light beings in higher realms and each participant provided with an angelic healing touch at end of program. $25. Golden Temple Yoga. 914.236.4503. Register online: StarvisionsCommunity.org.

SUNDAY APRIL 23

Celebrate Earth Day with Color Fest 2017: Charity Run/Walk and Block Party – 9am-2pm. Rise together for a healthier and more connected world. Find inspiration and make a positive impact. Scenic Hudson Park, 29 Bridge St, Irvington. Goo.gl/9zNe5u.

Learn to Compost – 10-11:30am. $15. Learn which composting method is best and hear a variety of topics including site selection, materials, ingredients, management and best practices. Hilltop Hanover Farm. 1271 Hanover St, Yorktown Hts. HilltopHanoverfarm.org.

Natural Weight Loss: Weiss Method Info-Lecture NYC – 1-2pm. Effective, successful method helping people lose weight simply and naturally, overcome smoking, alcohol, overeating and sugar addiction. Q&A. Free. E37th btw Park & Lex. RSVP: 914.705.1805. Weiss-Method.com.

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

MONDAY, APRIL 24

Five-Class Series on Learning Tarot Card Reading – Apr 24-May 22. 6:30-8:30pm. With Spirit medium, Zhenya Amditis. BYO Rider-Waite card deck. Includes mini-readings. $125. Max 15. Golden Temple Yoga, 223 Katonah Ave, Katonah. 914.236.4503. StarvisionsCommunity.org.

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 26

Free Environmental Film: Age of Consequences & Discussion – 7pm. Extreme weather, drought, food and water shortages, global conflict, refugee crises, failed states and terrorism. Wainwright House, Rye. 914.967.6080. Read more: Wainwright.org.

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

Energy Healing Circle – 7-9pm. With Anne Bentzen. Stress reduction, emotional and physical pain relief through deep relaxation. Discover natural healing solutions with Reiki. Max 18. $20. Golden Temple Yoga, 223 Katonah Ave, Katonah. Preregistration required: 914.588.4079.

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, APRIL 27

New Moon Gathering – 7-8:30pm. Use the lunar cycle to realize  intentions. Guided meditations and ritual facilitated by astrologer Pamela Cucinell. BYO notebook. $20 WHN members. $25 nonmembers, Ixchel Center, Hartsdale Register: 917.796.6026.

Reiki Circle – 7-8:30pm. With Marianne Petitbon. Experience energy healing in a serene setting. Reiki newcomers/experienced practitioners of all levels welcome. $20. Sacred Spirit Yoga and Healing Arts Center, 343 Broadway, Dobbs Ferry. SacredSpiritYogaCenter.org.

SATURDAY, APRIL 29

18th Annual Native Plant Sale – 10am-1pm. Native plant specialists will be on hand throughout the sale to answer questions. Free admission. Westchester Community College in Valhalla. Info: NativePlantCenter.org or 914.606.7870.

A Slow Medicine Approach to Financial Abundance – 10:30am-4pm. Find support to break through blocking oneself and live a fulfilling, healthy and abundant life. $150 individuals. $225 couples. SunRaven, 501 Guard Hill Rd, Bedford. 914.218.3113. SlowMedicine.org.

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

Energy Healing and Stress Reduction – 2-3:30pm. With Penny Lavin from One Light Healing Touch School. Learn self-healing practices, release stress and develop innate healing abilities. Free. Mt Kisco Library, 100 E Main St. Register, Library: 914.864.0038. Info: OLHT1.com.

Numerology Can Empower Your Life – 4-6pm. With Julian Michael. Learn to understand self and others. Discover magic code of one’s life purpose. $44. The Center for Health and Healing, 4 Smith Ave, 2nd Flr, Mt Kisco. 914.236.4503. Register: StarvisionsCommunity.org.

SUNDAY, APRIL 30

Energy Healing and Stress Reduction – 2-3:30pm. With Penny Lavin from One Light Healing Touch School. Learn self-healing practices, release stress and more. Free. Desmond Fish Library, 472 Rte 403 Garrison. Register, Library: 845.424.3020. Info: OLHT1.com.

The Energetics of You – 2-5pm. With Kathy Fitzgerald. Participants explore, release energy and call back their energy. Grounding techniques. Know where personal energy field is at all times. Separate energy from others. $85. Mt Kisco. Center4Healing.net.

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

Saturday, May 6

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

Shamanic Reiki Level One Training – 10am – 5pm. May 6 & 7. Connect deeply with Earth & Sky with Melanie Ryan, at The Center for Health and Healing, Mt. Kisco. Info:  Center4Healing.net

SUNDAY, MAY 7

Recipes for Joy – 1-4pm. Explore new techniques for self-care: acupuncture, massage, tea blending, cranial sacral therapy and more. Katonah Yoga, 39 Main St, Bedford Hills. Info: 914.241.2661. Info@katonahyoga.com. KatonahYoga.com.

 

Earth Day 2017 Events

 

Poughkeepsie Two-day Earth Day Celebration

Friday, April 21, 4-8pm; and Saturday, April 22. City of Poughkeepsie community-wide celebration. children’s activities, live music, local food, free bicycle repair, volunteer sign-up opportunity, Clean-ups. Info: Facebook.com/PoughkeepsieEarthDay.

 

Green Ossining’s 47th Annual Earth Day Festival

Saturday, April 22 – 11am-4pm. This year’s theme is food sustainability, including such issues as food waste, cooking and food preservation, nutrition, edible gardens, backyard food and permaculture, and access to food. Activities and educational opportunities aligned with each area will be highlighted throughout the Festival.  Louis Engel Waterfront Park. Info: greenossining.org/earth-day-festival

 

Sheldrake Earth Day Celebration

Saturday, April 22 – 11am-3pm. A spring celebration featuring a reservoir clean up, live music, an orienteering challenge, nature education, a StoryWalk® with Larchmont author Todd Harrington, crafts and art exhibit, face painting, refreshments, raffle and more. Reservoir clean-up from 9-11am. Sheldrake Environmental Center; 685 Weaver Street in Larchmont. Info/tickets: sheldrakecenter.org

 

Earth Day COLOR FEST 2017

Sunday, April 23 – 9am-2pm. A charity run/walk and block party. Eileen Fisher Leadership Institute and Irvington’s iASK-CAB Coalition run, walk and rise for a healthier and more connected world. Scenic Hudson Park, 29 Bridge St. Irvington. Info: efli-life.org/color

 

Greenburgh Nature Center

Earth Day Celebration

Sunday, April 2312noon-4pm. A day of volunteer projects and workshops at the Greenburgh Nature Center to learn ways to care for the earth. 99 Dromore Rd, Scarsdale. Info: 914.723.3470; greenburghnaturecenter.org.

 

Croton Earth Day Celebration

April 29 – 10am-3pm. Live music, education, crafts, family activities, yoga, Blue Pig ice cream and much more. Vassallo Park, Croton-on-Hudson. Info: crotononhudson-ny.gov.

 

Westchester County Earth Day 2017

Saturday, May 13 – 10am-3pm. Features live entertainment for all ages, an exhibition of local green organizations, a small farmers’ market, raffles, and Earth Day Awards for sustainability/recycling initiatives presented by County Executive Rob Astorino. Kensico Dam Plaza.

 

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

cover-march17-225The following events appear in Natural Awakenings – Westchester, Putnam, Dutchess NY, March 2017 Edition.

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

UPCOMING EVENTS
Please call ahead to confirm event details.

THURSDAY, MARCH 2

Qi Gong Classes – Mar 2, 9 and 16. 6-7:15pm. $15 drop-in. Class pkgs available. Poughkeepsie Friends Meeting House, 249 Hooker Ave, Poughkeepsie. 845.416.4598. Info: EmpoweredByNature.net.

FRIDAY, MARCH 3

Tarot Class – Mar 3-5. With Amy Benesh. Fri night-Sun. Visit website for daily class times. $200 for all three-days. Synchronicity, 1511 Rte 22, Brewster. RSVP: 845.363.1765. SynchronicityNY.com.

Open House & 8th Anniversary Party – 6:30-9pm. Light Refreshments served. Sound Movement Fitness & Wellness Studio, 1963 Palmer Ave, Suite 2, Larchmont. Info: 914.630.1631. soundmovementny.com.

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

SATURDAY, MARCH 4

Bedford 2020 Food Forum – 8:30am-3pm. Featuring Mark Bittman and Michel Nischan. Keynote sessions, self-selected workshops, the expo and a lunch made from seasonal local food. $25. Fox Lane High School, Route 172, Bedford. Info: Bedford2020.org/foodforum, 914.620.2411.

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

Wake Up The Magic of Your True Essence – 11am-1pm. Two-hour mini retreat to shift vibration and awaken one’s true essence. Lighthouse Retreat and Wellness Center, Croton-On-Hudson. 845.424.6219. AwakenYourTrueEssence.com.

Reiki 1 & 2 – 11am-5pm. With Reiki Master Marcus Feighery. $275. Synchronicity, 1511 Rte 22, Brewster. RSVP: 845.363.1765. SynchronicityNY.com.

Magickal House Cleaning – 12-3pm. Spring is near, time to clean house. Create magickal floor wash, Thieves’ Vinegar and black salt in hands-on class. $30 includes supplies. Hands of Serenity Healing, 1129 Main St. Fishkill. Register: 845.896.1915. HandsOfSerenityHealing.com.

Understanding Energy: Raising Your Vibration – 2-4pm. With Carol Essig and Anne Bentzen. Energy strategies to align with authentic self for physical and spiritual well-being. $40. Golden Temple Yoga, 223 Katonah Ave, Katonah. 914.236.4503. Register: StarvisionsCommunity.org.

Transition to Better Health – 3pm. No need to suffer. Learn how food can be our medicine. Somers Library. Register: 914.232.5717. SomersLibrary.org.

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

SUNDAY, MARCH 5

Reiki I – 11am-6pm. Learn history of Reiki, its uses, hand positions, scanning, chakras, techniques and more. Level I attunement received. Students give/receive full Reiki treatment. $140. Hands of Serenity Healing, 1129 Main St, Fishkill. Register: 845.896.1915. HandsOfSerenityHealing.com.

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

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

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

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

MONDAY, MARCH 6

Journey to Health: Strategies for Better Health Workshop – 6:30-7:45pm. Presented by two Nutrition Health Coaches,  Author and speaker,  Shanti Urreta and Executive Chef, Ken Goldfarb.  Kent Public Library, 17 Sybil›s Crossing, Kent Lakes. Registration required:  kentlibrary.org or 845.225.8585

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, March 7

Healthy Spring Cleaning using Essential Oils – 6-8pm. Spring forward with Young Living Essential Oils, the essential oils that naturally maximize spring cleaning. $15 includes light refreshments. Katonah. Register: 914.556.8258. youngliving.org/rhodella

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 8

Kick the Sugar Habit: Simple Solution to Everyday Addictions – 7-8pm. Learn about this simple, effective method for easy, natural weight loss and overcoming addictions. Free Lecture, Q&A. Briarcliff location. Register: 914.705.1805. Weiss-Method.com.

Overcoming the Power of Habits and Addiction – Weiss Method Info-Lecture – 7-8pm. Learn how habits and addictions form and how to overcome them. All natural, effective methods. Free lecture, Q&A. Briarcliff location. Register: 914.705.1805. Weiss-Method.com.

FRIDAY, MARCH 10

Meditation and Transmission – 6:45-8:15pm. Rona Levine leads monthly Meditation and Transmission of Information Class. Reduce stress with guided meditation, breath work and mindfulness. Channeled messages shared for group participants at conclusion. $25. Register online: starvisionscommunity.org. 914.236.4503.

Mediumship Circle – 7-8:30pm.With Carla Blaha. $35. 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, MARCH 11

Chakras, Color & Creativity – 1-4pm. Using the ancient chakra system, create watercolor paintings with a focus on color and energy. $50/$55. Wainwright House, Rye. 914.967.6080. Wainwright.org.

Meditation and Shamanism: Root to Rise – 1-4pm. With Melanie Ryan. Integrative approach of Tibetan Buddhist meditation and Shamanism. Sitting and walking meditations weaved with shamanic journeys. Release fear, build strength, courage and more. $75. Mt Kisco. Center4Healing.net.

The Power of the Breath – 1:30–4:30pm. Learn practices to strengthen mental focus and concentration. With Daniel Orlansky. $45 members/$65 nonmembers in advance. The Yoga Studio, Club Fit, 584 N State Rd, Briarcliff Manor. Info: Audrey Brooks: 914.582.7816. YTAyoga.com.

Monthly Manifesting – 2-3:30pm. With Carla Blaha. $25. Synchronicity, 1511 Rte 22, Brewster. RSVP: 845.363.1765. SynchronicityNY.com.

Ayurveda: Seasonal Detoxing—How To Do It Gently and Safely – 3-5pm. Refreshments. Free. Dr. Kaushik’s Ayurvedic and Naturopathic Clinic, Yellow Monkey Village, 792 Rte 35, Cross River. Info: 914.875.9088. DrKaushik.com.

SUNDAY, MARCH 12

Spring Renewal – Noon-2pm. With Danielle Guillet. Renew body, mind and spirit. Learn to de-stress using breathwork, movement, essential oils and more. $35 preregistered. $40 door. Quest Yoga Arts, 11 E Main St, Mt Kisco. 914.241.9642. QuestYogaArts.com.

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

TUESDAY, MARCH 14

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

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 15

Addiction Free Naturally: Weiss Method Info-Lecture – 1-2pm. Learn about this highly 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.

THURSDAY, MARCH 16

Mindfulness Meditation – 7-8:30pm. With Tracy Cochran. Foundational practice of bringing attention to present moment experience, observing without judgment. $20 drop-in or purchase class pkg. Sacred Spirit Yoga and Healing Arts Center, 343 Broadway, Dobbs Ferry. SacredSpiritYogaCenter.org.

FRIDAY, MARCH 17

The New Life Expo: NYC – 3/17-3/19. Holistic, enlightenment and rejuvenation expo. New Yorker Hotel – NYC. 481 8th Ave and W 34th St (across from Madison SquareGarden), NYC. Info: NewLifeExpo.com.

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

SATURDAY, MARCH 18

Reiki Classes – 3/18 & 3/19. Two-day course. Learn from master of Reiki masters who maintains this ancient practice as passed down from Reiki master to student. $200. Universal Reiki Healing Arts Connection, Peekskill. Shima: 917.279.9577.

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

Fresh Air Fund’s 14th Annual Sugar Maple Celebration – 10am-4pm. Planetarium shows, live animal shows, storytelling, craf demos, field games, and a children’s nature and craft discovery center. Local food vendors. Free.  Sharpe Reservation, 436 Van Wyck Lake Rd., Fishkill. Info: FreshAir.org/sharpe. 845.897.4320.

Shapeshifting into Higher Consciousness – Mar 18-19. 10am-5pm. With Stacey Gibbons and Jonathan Hammond of Shamanic Reiki Worldwide. Rare weekend Shamanic Retreat with international teachers. Mt Kisco. 914.864.0462. Center4Healing.net.

Spring Renewal Yoga and Meditation Mini Retreat – 2-5pm. With Petrina Plecko. Ayurvedic based yoga poses and breathing exercises and more. $65. Sacred Spirit Yoga and Healing Arts Center, 343 Broadway, Dobbs Ferry. SacredSpiritYogaCenter.org.

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

Spring Equinox Celebration and Ceremony – 7-8:30pm. Led by Rona Levine and Anne Bentzen. Connect with lunar energies. Plant seeds of intention for the coming year. Music and drumming circle. Katonah SPACE, 44 Edgemont Rd, Katonah. RSVP: 914.588.4079.

SUNDAY, MARCH 19

Reiki II – 11am-6pm. Expand one’s knowledge of Reiki and increase vibration with the Reiki symbols. Receive Level II attunement and journey to meet one’s Reiki guides. $175. Hands of Serenity Healing. Register: 845.896.1915. HandsOfSerenityHealing.com.

Sugar Addiction and Overeating Solution: Weiss Method Info-Lecture NYC – 1-2pm. Effective method to lose weight, overcome nicotine, alcohol, overeating, sugar addiction. Free lecture, Q&A. NYC location, E 37th btw Park & Lex. Register: 914.705.1805. Weiss-Method.com.

Shoulder Anatomy & Asana – 1-4pm. With Lauri Nemetz. Gain understanding of ones ideal movement (strength/flexibility) in shoulder area and more.. $125. Quest Yoga Arts, 11 E Main St, Mt Kisco. Register: 914.241.9642. QuestYogaArts.com.

Spring Renewal Wellness Open House – 2-6pm. An afternoon welcoming spring with a sampling from local, holistic practitioners. Free event. James Harmon Community Center, 44 Main St, Hastings on Hudson. Info: 914.274.8530. HealingOnhudson.info.

Meditation 101: Practical Tools for Modern Peeps – 3:30-5:15pm. With Dee Yergo. Explore simple, modern strategies to establish home meditation practice. All levels. $45. 914.618.4887. 112 W Boston Post Rd, Mamaroneck. 914.618.4887. TovamiYoga.com.

Spring Equinox Healing Night – 4:30-6:30pm. With Merrill Black. Yoga, meditation, springing forward and planting seeds. $20. Half will go to charity. The Temperance Center, 453 White Plains Rd, Ste 203, Eastchester. 914.793.2600. TheTemperanceCenter.com.

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

MONDAY, MARCH 20

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 as moms. Free. Donations appreciated. Quest Yoga Arts, 11 E Main St, Mt Kisco. Register: 914.241.9642. QuestYogaArts.com.

TUESDAY, MARCH 21 

Westchester Holistic Network Meeting – 7-8:30pm.  Networking begins 6:30pm. Guramrit Khalsa Lebron shares Savvy Social Media for Wellness Professionals. WHN members and first-timers free /$10 repeat non-members, Ixchel Center, Hartsdale Register: 917.796.6026.

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 22

Positively Priming the Mind Workshop – 10am-1:30pm. With Kim Serafini, founder and CEO of MindPT. Learn about the accelerated learning tool called Mind Power Technology (MindPT) that primes the mind to start each day on a positive note. $49, includes lunch. Info: PositivePrimingForSuccess.com.

True Essence Connecting Circle – Mar 22, Apr 5, 19 and May 3. 7-8:30pm. Shift vibration and awaken one’s true essence. Four group meetings and four individual coaching sessions. Lighthouse Retreat and Wellness Center, Croton-On-Hudson. 845.424.6219. AwakenYourTrueEssence.com.

Meditation & Channel With Carol Essig – 7-9pm. Connection with the Angelic Realm and Enlightened Beings; meditation and channeled energy healing touch from Divine Energy.  $25  Max. 15  Golden Temple Yoga, 223 Katonah Ave., Katonah. Register online: starvisionscommunity.org. 914.236.4503.

THURSDAY, MARCH 23

Teen/Tween Yoga & Mindfulness – Mar 23, 30, Apr 6, 20, 27 and May 4. 3:45-4:30pm. Learn variety of yoga poses and activities. Thematic ideas: peace, respect and acceptance introduced. Free. Somers Library. Register: 914.232.5717. SomersLibrary.org.

Reiki Circle – 7-8:30pm. With Marianne Petitbon, Experience energy healing. For newcomers and experienced practitioners. All levels. $20 drop-in. Sacred Spirit Yoga and Healing Arts Center, 343 Broadway, Dobbs Ferry. SacredSpiritYogaCenter.org.

FRIDAY, MARCH 24

Reiki Master Practitioner Reiki III – Mar 24-25. Ready to advance one’s practice? Be introduced to the Usui Master Symbol. $400. Deposit required. Register: 845.896.1915. Details and times: HandsOfSerenityHealing.com.

Reiki Master Teacher – Mar 24, 25 and 26. Be attuned to Usui Master Symbol and additional symbols required to perform attunements. $575. Deposit required. Hands of Serenity Healing. Register: 845.896.1915. Details and times: HandsOfSerenityHealing.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, MARCH 25

Lighten Up with Laughter Yoga & Mindful Tai Chi – 1-3pm. With Robert Rivest. $35/$40. Wainwright House, Rye. Info: 914.967.6080. Wainwright.org.

Magical Awakening Level 3 – 2-6pm. With Brett Bevell. An energy healing system of ancient Celtic Shamanism. Level 1 & 2 are prerequisite of this eight level system. Mt Kisco. 914.864.0462. Center4Healing.net.

Master Class – 4-6pm. With Tao Porchon-Lynch. Step up yoga flow and learn directly from a master. Experience 98-years-young Tao Porchon-Lynch’s unique teachings first hand. $65. 112 W Boston Post Rd, Mamaroneck. 914.618.4887. TovamiYoga.com.

SUNDAY, MARCH 26

Awaken Wellness Fair – Special Keynote Speaker, Kacey of WHUD radio. Body, mind, spirit holistic expo. Ancient practices and cutting edge technology. More than 100 exhibitors, including speakers, healers, vendors and readers. Doubletree Hotel Tarrytown. AwakenFairs.com.

Interfaith Sunday at the Chapel at Croton Falls – 10:30am. The Sacredness of the Earth. Guest Speaker; Douglas DeCandia, Community Gardener Specialist. Prayer, music and sharing. Chapel at Croton Falls, 609 Rt. 22, Croton Falls. Info: chapelatcrotonfalls.org.

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

Addiction Free Naturally: Weiss Method Info-Lecture NYC – 1-2pm. Effective method to lose weight, overcome nicotine, alcohol, overeating, sugar addiction. Free lecture, Q&A. Free Lecture, Q&A. NYC location, E 37th btw Park & Lex. Register: 914.705.1805. Weiss-Method.com.

Yoga Ball Tune Up – 3-5pm. With Darcy Bowman. Learn a self-massage practice to refresh and recover. $55 includes tune up balls. 112 W Boston Post Rd, Mamaroneck. 914.618.4887. TovamiYoga.com.

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

MONDAY, MARCH 27

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 WHN members/$25 non-members, Ixchel Center, Hartsdale Register: 917.796.6026.

New Moon Manifestation – 7-8pm. Together manifest heart’s desire with the creative energies of the New Moon. Fee for newcomers: $10. DG Sanctuary. 2 Lagrange Ave, Poughkeepsie. Info: 845.473.2206. DreamingGoddess.com.

TUESDAY, MARCH 28

Nourishing Your Body for Spring Workshop – With Bonnie Rogers. Learn the best herbs and foods for starting the season out on a new path to mind-body-spirit health.  Info/register: 914.923.4346. BonniesHerbals.com.

Herbal Magic Gathering – 6:30-7:30pm.  Enjoy this 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. Info: 845.473.2206. DreamingGoddess.com.

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 29

Energy Healing Circle – 7-9pm. With Anne Bentzen. Stress reduction, emotional and physical pain relief through deep relaxation. Discover natural healing solutions with Reiki. Max 18. $20. Golden Temple Yoga, 223 Katonah Ave, Katonah. Preregistration required: 914.588.4079.

SATURDAY, APRIL 1

Reiki Master Training With Brett Bevell – (4/1 & 4/2) 10am-5pm each day, full weekend training., Grand Master. The Center for Health and Healing. Mt. Kisco. Info/register: 914.864.0462. Center4Healing.net.

SUNDAY, APRIL 2

Reversing Memory Loss Workshop with Dr. Cory Lenherr – 9am-3pm (lunch included), post-workshop intensive 3:30-5:30pm. Nutrition guidelines to support brain health, food demo, stress reduction techniques and Q&A. Hyatt House in White Plains. Register: SharpAgain.org/april2017

MONDAY, APRIL 3

Raw Plant Food Detox Challenge – Starts April 3. With Edit Babboni. Gentle yoga classes with meditation, raw food e-booklet with recipes for the week, and Facebook support group. Zen Garden Yoga, 61 Lakeview Dr., Yorktown Heights. Info:  917.721.2529. ZenGardenYoga.net.

FRIDAY, APRIL 7

“Elemental Change” Self-Actualization Weekend Retreat – 4/7-4/9. Join transformation expert Rose Caiola of RewireMe.com and astrologer Pamela Cucinell for a restorative weekend of inspiration, yoga and gourmet food at Wainwright House in Rye. Info: rewireme.com/event/retreat/.

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

cover-jan17-225The following events appear in Natural Awakenings – Westchester, Putnam, Dutchess NY, January 2017 Edition.

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

UPCOMING EVENTS
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SUNDAY, JANUARY 1

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

WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 4

Michael Zeilnhofer Presents Ice Giants: Uranus and Neptune – 6:30-7:30pm. Crucial in the evolution of the solar system. Program intended for those ages 10 and up. Kent Library, 17 Sybil’s Crossing, Kent Lakes. Registration required: 845.225.8585. KentLibrary.org.

THURSDAY, JANUARY 5

Belly Dance Series – 6-7pm/intermediate; 7-8pm/beginner. With Ayleeza. Four-class series. $48 per series. DG Sanctuary. 2 Lagrange Ave, Poughkeepsie. 845.473.2206. DreamingGoddess.com.

Friday, January, 6

Yogic New Year – 2017 – 7-8:30pm. O2 Livings Annual, Yogic New Year chakra balancing, intention setting practice, with registered yoga teachers Deirdre Breen and Renee Simon. O2 Living Wellness Center, located in Yellow Monkey Village, 792 Route 35, Cross River. Info: Info/register: 914.763.6320.

SATURDAY, JANUARY 7

Reiki Master Class – Jan 7-8. 11am-4pm. With Reiki Master Marcus Feighery. $675. Synchronicity, 1511 Rte 22 Brewster. RSVP: 845.363.1765. Info: SynchronicityNY.com.

Yoga for Women with Cancer – Noon-1:30pm, Open to women living with breast, ovarian or gynecological cancer. Free. Club Fit, 600 Bank Rd, Jefferson Valley. Support Connection/must preregister: 914.962.6402. SupportConnection.org.

The Science behind Weight Loss – 12:30-1:30pm. With Dr. Timothy Morley, Medical Director of Tomorrow Medicine. Learn proper way to lose weight and keep it off. Free. Saw Mill East, 333 N Bedford Rd, Mt Kisco. RSVP: 914.615.9004. Info: TomorrowMedicine.com.

A New Beginning: Living What Matters In 2017 – 1pm. With Diane Ingram, a Personal Certified Coach. Explore what really matters and learn how to develop personal growth. Free. Patterson Library, 1167 Rte 311, Patterson. Info: 845.878.6121 x10. PattersonLibrary.org.

Sweat, Samadhi & Sankalpa – 4-6pm. With Deirdre Breen and Dr. Kaushik. Kick off 2017: yoga class incorporating a vinyasa practice and yoga nidra meditation. $40. Quest Yoga Arts, 11 E Main St, Mt Kisco. Register: 914.241.9642. QuestYogaArts.com.

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

Free Intro to Ayurveda & Yoga Study Group – 6:30pm. Find out about our six-part lifestyle study group. Learn more about these ancient practices. Free. Quest Yoga Arts, 11 E Main St, Mt Kisco. Register: 914.241.9642. QuestYogaArts.com.

SUNDAY, JANUARY 8

Creating the New Year with Intention – 3-5pm. Look at the challenges and triumphs of 2016, discover what worked and what didn’t and more. Craft one’s own intention candle. $35. DG Sanctuary. 2 Lagrange Ave, Poughkeepsie. 845.473.2206. DreamingGoddess.com.

Yin Yoga & Meditation – 5-7pm. Mind/body practice using longer (supported) holds in poses focusing on connective tissues in body not usually targeted. $35. Quest Yoga Arts, 11 E Main St, Mt Kisco. Register: 914.241.9642. QuestYogaArts.com.

MONDAY, JANUARY 9

Men’s Group Open House – 7-8:30pm. Celebrate full spectrum of our authentic beings, as we reflect on and develop the true meaning and purpose of our lives. SunRaven, 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, JANUARY 10

Young Living Essential Oil New Year Workshop: New Beginning to a Healthier You in 2017 – 6-8pm, Katonah. Learn how natural oils support physical, mental, emotional and spiritual well-being. Create a business with these oils. Register: 914.556.8258.

WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 11

Weight Loss Made Simple: Weiss Method Info/Lecture – 7-8pm. Learn about this amazing method for overcoming everyday addictions and easy, natural weight loss. Free. Briarcliff location. Reserve space: 914.705.1805. Weiss-Method.com.

Parents of Teen and Adult Special Needs Students Support Group – 7-9pm. 2nd Wed. New group focuses on how to prepare them to become responsible, self-sufficient, confident young adults. 89 Main St, Brewster. Info, Emily Sussman: 845.363.8220.

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.

THURSDAY, JANUARY 12

Chivalry and Martial Arts – Six-week series begins. Pay what is affordable. SkyBaby Yoga & Pilate’s Studio, 75 Main St, Cold Spg. Must preregister/info: 845.265.4444. SkyBabyYoga.com.

FRIDAY, JANUARY 13

Girls Yoga – Six-week series begins. Pay what is affordable. SkyBaby Yoga & Pilate’s Studio, 75 Main St, Cold Spg. Must preregister/info: 845.265.4444. SkyBabyYoga.com.

Space Clearing & Protection – 6:30-8:30pm. With Alexandra Le Clere. $40. Synchronicity, 1511 Rte 22 Brewster. RSVP: 845.363.1765. Info: SynchronicityNY.com.

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

SATURDAY, JANUARY 14

Reiki II Training – 10:30am-2:30pm. With international Master Teacher and Author, Brett Bevell. Be initiated into the powerful, life-changing experience of Reiki, the world’s most popular form of energy healing. $250. Mt Kisco. 914.864.0462. Center4Healing.net.

True Essence Connecting Circle – Jan 14, 28, Feb 11 and 25. 2-4pm. Two-month program. Shift vibration and awaken one’s true essence. Four-group meetings and four individual coaching sessions. Lighthouse Retreat and Wellness Center, Croton-On-Hudson. 845.424.6219. AwakenYourTrueEssence.com.

Holistic Kids: Mystery Key Event – 3-4:30pm. Ages 4-7. Games, stories and crafts. Discover secrets to achieving optimal health. Snacks, face painting and more. Free. Quest Yoga Arts, 11 E Main St, Mt Kisco. Register: 914.241.9642. QuestYogaArts.com.

Ayurveda: Depression and Anxiety: Cultivating a Chemistry of Joy – 3-5pm. Light refreshments served. Free. Dr. Kaushik’s Ayurvedic and Naturopathic Clinic, Yellow Monkey Village, 792 Rte 35, Cross River. Info: 914.875.9088. DrKaushik.com.

SUNDAY, JANUARY 15

Girls Pilates – Six-week series begins. Pay what is affordable. SkyBaby Yoga & Pilate’s Studio, 75 Main St, Cold Spg. Must preregister/info: 845.265.4444. SkyBabyYoga.com.

200hr Yoga Teacher Training Open House – 12:30-1:45pm. Next part-time teacher training begins Feb 19-May 7, 2016. Bring a friend. $3,000. Early bird special will still apply $2,800. Nueva Alma Yoga and Wellness, 799 McLean Ave, Yonkers. NuevaAlma.com.

Restorative/Yin/Yoga Nidra Workshop – 2-4:30pm. Designed to manifest the best year of one’s life. $40. Nueva Alma Yoga and Wellness, 799 McLean Ave, Yonkers. NuevaAlma.com.

Holistic Kids: Mystery Key Event – 3-4:30pm. Ages 8-10. Games, stories and crafts. Discover secrets to achieving optimal health. Snacks, face painting and more. Free. Quest Yoga Arts, 11 E Main St, Mt Kisco. Register: 914.241.9642. QuestYogaArts.com.

Restorative/Yin/Yoga Nidra Workshop – 5-7:30pm. Designed to manifest the best year of one’s life. $40. Nueva Alma Yoga and Wellness, 799 McLean Ave, Yonkers. NuevaAlma.com.

TUESDAY, JANAURY 17

WHN Monthly Meeting – 9:30-11am. CBD: The Miracle Cure Big Pharma Wants to Control. With guest presenters, Andy Kadison and Shira Adler. Westchester County HMN Special Event: Katonah United Methodist Church. 5 Bedford Rd, Katonah. Info: WestchesterHolisticnetWork.org.

WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 18

Weiss Method Treatment Day Westchester – 1-7pm. Free oneself of daily habits and addictions with the revolutionary help of the Weiss Method. Addiction Free Naturally. Reserve space: 914.705.1805. Weiss-Method.com.

Setting Your Intention & Clearing Space for the New Year – 6:30-8pm. With Lisa Rieckermann. Make room for a joyful and peaceful New Year. $20. Walk a Sacred Path Healing Center, 2279 Rte 22, Dover Plains. Info: 914.329.3325.

Katonah Study Group: Intro to Dosha Coaching – 7-9pm. Elements and actions of personalized health with Deirdre Breen. Participants will discover their Dosha and its constitutional (prakriti) and lifestyle (vrikriti) expressions. Location: Northern Westchester Hospital. Info: bonnie@katonahstudygroup.org.

THURSDAY, JANUARY 19

All about Metabolism – 7:30pm. Dr. Timothy Morley, functional medicine physician, will speak about how balancing hormones and insulin levels optimizes health and sustains weight loss. Rye Free Reading Room, 1061 Boston Post Rd, Rye. HolisticMoms.org.

FRIDAY, JANUARY 20

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

Shamanic Journey Circle – 7-9pm. Through rhythmic drumming in guided meditation, transcend 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.

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

SATURDAY, JANUARY 21

A Slow Medicine Approach to Abundance Workshop – 10:30am-4pm. Learn skills to understand how one could be blocking oneself and more. $225 couples. $150 individuals. SunRaven, 501 Guard Hill Rd, Bedford. 914.218.3113. SlowMedicine.org.

13 Moons Women’s Intensive Medicine Circles – 11am-5pm. Teaching circle reflecting accumulation of over 30 years of conscious learning, exploring and experiencing. First class Sat, following months Sun. $1100. DG Sanctuary. 2 Lagrange Ave, Poughkeepsie. 845.473.2206. DreamingGoddess.com.

Connecting to Source – 1:30-4:30pm. With Jeffrey Migdow. Meditation, postures, mantra and sound to facilitate healing and more. $45 members. $65 nonmembers advance. The Yoga Studio, Club Fit, 584 N State Rd, Briarcliff Manor. Info: Audrey Brooks: 914.582.7816. YTAyoga.com.

Donation Based Community Yoga Class – 3-4:15pm. Open level. All welcome. Bring a friend. Nueva Alma Yoga and Wellness, 799 McLean Ave, Yonkers. NuevaAlma.com.

Free Dosha Analysis: Pulse and Tongue – 3-5pm. With Dr. Somesh Kaushik at the grand opening of the new Katonah Pharmacy. Where Mrs. Green’s used to be, across from Awakenings, 202 Katonah Ave. 914.232.2300. DrKaushik.com.

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

SUNDAY, JANUARY 22

Finding Peace in Chaos – 10:30am-4:30pm. With Melanie Ryan, LCSWR. Day of silent meditation. No experience necessary. Sitting and walking meditation instruction. BYO lunch. 50 percent of proceeds go to SomethingGoodInTheWorld.org. Mt Kisco. Register: 914.864.0462. Center4Healing.net.

Addiction Free Naturally: Weiss Method Info-lecture NYC – 1-2pm. Learn about this amazing method for overcoming everyday addictions. Free. NYC location, E 37th, btw Park and Lex. Reserve space: 914.705.1805. Weiss-Method.com.

Crystal Workshop – 5-6:30pm. With Elka Boren. $35. Synchronicity, 1511 Rte 22 Brewster. RSVP: 845.363.1765. Info: SynchronicityNY.com.

Restorative Yoga – 5-7pm. With Karla Booth Diamond. Relax and letting go of the “have to’s” and the “shoulds” is essential to health and well-being. Quest Yoga Arts, 11 E Main St, Mt Kisco. Register/cost: 914.241.9642. QuestYogaArts.com.

MONDAY, JANUARY 23

Balance Your Hormones, Balance Your Life – 6:30-7:30pm. With Dr. Timothy Morley, medical director of Tomorrow Medicine and hormone balancing expert. Free. Saw Mill East, 333 N Bedford Rd, Mt Kisco. RSVP: 914.615.9004. Info: TomorrowMedicine.com.

Men’s Group Open House – 7-8:30pm. Celebrate full spectrum of our authentic beings, as we reflect on and develop the true meaning and purpose of our lives. SunRaven, 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. Info: 914.793.2600. TheTemperanceCenter.com.

WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 25

Weiss Method Treatment Day Westchester – 1-7pm. Free oneself of daily habits and addictions with the revolutionary help of the Weiss Method. Addiction Free Naturally. Reserve space: 914.705.1805. Weiss-Method.com.

Strengthening Your Immune System with Whole Foods and Herbs – 6:30-8pm. Use whole foods to obtain powerful nutrients, revitalize cells, cleanse toxins and more. $20. Walk a Sacred Path Healing Center, 2279 Rte 22, Dover Plains. Info: 914.329.3325.

THURSDAY JANUARY 26

Ayurveda and Yoga Lifestyle Study Group – 1-2:30pm. 1/26, 2/9, 2/23, 3/9, 3/23 & 4/6. With Deirdre Breen. Six-session study group combining Ayurveda and yoga. $300 includes private consult with Dr. Kaushik. Yellow Monkey Village, 792 Rt 35, Cross River. Info: 914.486.6480.

FRIDAY, JANUARY 27

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

New Year Journey Dance – 7-8:30pm. With Claudia Gukeisen. Discover healing power of journey dance. Tell one’s story to the dance floor and end with 20-min of guided divine sleep yoga nidra. $25. Mt Kisco. Claudia: 914.673.3314. Center4Healing.net.

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

SATURDAY, JANUARY 28

Introduction to Reiki Healing Energy – 10:30am-12pm.With Lia and Lisa, Reiki Masters. Learn how Reiki is used with children and animals. Helps develop intuition. Bring questions. Walk a Sacred Path Healing Center, 2279 Rte 22, Dover Plains. Info: 914.329.3325.

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

Releasing Ceremony – 1-3pm. With Lia a Shamanic Reiki Master/Instructor. Transformation often follows conscious releasing. It’s empowering and freeing. $30. Walk a Sacred Path Healing Center, 2279 Rte 22, Dover Plains. Info: 914.329.3325.

Trauma Informed Training for Healing Practitioners – 1-6pm. With Elisha Simpson. Training to learn new tools from field of trauma research. For those working with children or adults. $150. Sacred Spirit Yoga and Healing Arts Center, Dobbs Ferry. SacredSpiritYogaCenter.org.

Exploring Self-Care – 5-7pm. With Danielle Guillet. Discuss and participate in several effective and easy self-care activities to relieve and manage stress. $35 preregistered. $40 door. Quest Yoga Arts, 11 E Main St, Mt Kisco. Register: 914.241.9642. QuestYogaArts.com.

SUNDAY, JANUARY 29

Awaken Wellness Fair: NYC – 10am-5pm. Speakers, healers, vendors, readers, over 100 exhibitors and 1000 guests. Hotel Pennsylvania Penntop Ballroom, 401 Seventh Ave. Info/tickets: AwakenFairs.com

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

Weiss Method Treatment Day NYC – 1-5pm. Free oneself of daily habits and addictions with the revolutionary help of the Weiss Method. Addiction Free Naturally, E 37th, btw Park and Lex. Reserve space: 914.705.1805. Weiss-Method.com.

Reiki Master Program – 2-5pm. Opening session on energy development. 33 hour training for Reiki II students includes student teacher training, attunement training and master attunement in Armonk. $700 advance. Registration, Anne Bentzen, Reiki Master: 914.588.4079. Balancing4Life.com.

MONDAY, JANUARY 30

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

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 1

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.

 

 

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

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

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

UPCOMING EVENTS
Please call ahead to confirm event details.

THURSDAY, DECEMBER 1

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

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 2

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

SATURDAY, DECEMBER 3

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

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

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

SUNDAY, DECEMBER 4

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

MONDAY, DECEMBER 5

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

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

TUESDAY, DECEMBER 6

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

WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 7

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

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

THURSDAY, DECEMBER 8

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

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

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 9

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

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

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

SATURDAY, DECEMBER 10

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

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

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

Yin/Vinyasa – 1:30-4:30pm. With Corina Benner. Combine these practices for increased energy and emotional cleansing. $45 members. $65 nonmembers in advance. The Yoga Studio, Club Fit, 584 N State Rd, Briarcliff Manor. Info: Audrey Brooks: 914.582.7816. YTAyoga.com.

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

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

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

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

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

SUNDAY, DECEMBER 11

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

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

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

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

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

MONDAY, DECEMBER 12

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

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

TUESDAY, DECEMBER 13

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

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 16

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

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

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

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

SATURDAY, DECEMBER 17

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

SUNDAY, DECEMBER 18

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

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

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

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

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

MONDAY, DECEMBER 19

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

WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 21

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

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

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 23

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

WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 28

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

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

SUNDAY, JANUARY 1

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

 

 

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