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

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

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

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 1

Feeding Fun – 1-2pm. It’s mealtime for the nature center’s animals. See what’s on the menu and learn how the resident critters are kept healthy. Free for members. $8 for nonmembers. Greenburgh Nature Center, 99 Dromore Rd, Scarsdale. GreenburghNatureCenter.org.

95th Annual Yorktown Grange Fair – Sept 6-8. A true agricultural fair, “Back to the Garden”is the theme this year. Includes 4H showcase, audience participation games, carnival rides and live entertainment. $10 per car. Yorktown Grange Fair Grounds, 99 Moseman Road
Yorktown Heights. Info: YorktownGrangeFair.org.

TUESDAY. SEPTEMBER 3

Qi Gong Classes – Sept 3, 10, 17 and 24. 10-11am. $15. Sandy Dutchess Yoga,1575 Rte 376, Lynn Building at the corner of All Angels Hills Rd, Wappingers Falls. Register: 845.416.4598. Dutchess Yoga direct/class pkgs available: 845.902.8206. EmpoweredByNature.net.

Qi Gong Classes – Sept 3, 10, 17 and 24. 6:30-7:30pm. $10. Sacred Space Healing Arts, 436 Main St, Beacon. Register: 845.416.4598. EmpoweredByNature.net.

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 4

Westchester Songbirds – Sept 4, 11, 18, 25. New singing group emphasizing fun and community spirit. All levels of experience and ability. No skill necessary in reading music or singing on key. $20. $15 seniors/students. Life Energy Arts Gallery, 11-13 E Main St, above Mount Kisco Sports. 845.554.2077. Info: LifeEnergyArts.com/Events.

Parenting at NUR Space – 11am-12:30pm. A baby play group. Free. NUR Space, 596 Warburton Ave, Hastings on Hudson. Info: NURspace.com.

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

THURSDAY. SEPTEMBER 5

Hatha Flow – 7-8am. All welcome. Mats and equipment provided or BYO. $12. Westchester Essential Wellness Yoga and Meditation Center, 11 West Prospect Ave, 3rd Flr, Roosevelt Square Professional Bldg, Mt Vernon. WestchesterEssentialWellness.com.

New Class: Yin Yoga – Sept 5, 12, 19, 26. 9:30-9:45am. With Adrienne Marino-Eppner. This yoga, in its purest form, is a perfect antidote to stress and a counterbalance to more active forms of yoga. $25. Golden Prana, 223 Katonah Ave, Katonah. 914.984.3408. GoldenPrana.yoga.

Life Energy Movement Classes – Sept 5, 12, 19, 26. 10-11:15am.With Karla Booth. Meditation energizing each of the acupuncture meridians in turn. Learn the sequence and explore the work surrounding it. $25. $20 seniors/students. Life Energy Arts Gallery, 11-13 E Main St, above Mount Kisco Sports. Questions: 914.533.7500. Info: LifeEnergyArts.com/Events.

Circle of Dads at NUR Space – 8-9pm. Free. NUR Space, 596 Warburton Ave, Hastings on Hudson. Info: NURspace.com.

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 6

Healers Expansion Session – 11am-12:30pm. With Mary Ellen O’Brien. These are ongoing group events for healers to strengthen higher self-connection to amplify each practitioner’s personal service. Limited seating so preregistration required. Cold Spring Retreat House. Info/pricing: AwakenYourTrueEssence.com.

Quit with Quinn, Addiction Free Naturally – 6-7pm. Discover how this energetic healing treatment helps break addictions and improves health and well-being. Q&A plus learn basic healing practices. Free. Briarcliff location. 914.473.2015. QuitWithQuinn.com.

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 7

Seventh Annual Hoptember Festival – Showcasing local breweries, cideries, distilleries, music, food and more. Dutchess Hops at Eastern View Nursery, 1167 Noxon Rd, Lagrange. $55. Info: DutchessHops.com.

The Hudson Valley Wine and Food Fest – Sept 7 and 8. 11am-6pm/Sat; 11am-5pm/Sun. Wine and spirits sampling and cooking demonstrations. Dutchess County Fairgrounds, 6636 US-9, Rhinebeck. Info: HudsonValleyWineFest.com.

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

Introduction to Foot Reflexology – 1-4pm. $40 includes materials. $20 prepayment deposit is required to reserve spot. Fishkill. Register: EmpoweredByNature.net.

Shamanic Circle – 4-6pm. With Tuvan Shamaness ChokBar. Exploration of ethereal world and subtle realties introducing participants to spirit guides, ancestors and power animals. Awaken interconnectivity supporting healing, transformation and life purpose. $20. United Palace, NYC. 212.568.6700. UPSpiritualarts.org.

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 8

26th Annual Fishkill Fine Arts & Craft Fair – 10am-4pm. Rain or shine. Shopping, food and entertainment. Lorraine Hughes will be selling hand crafted herbal products. Free. Village of Fishkill, sidewalks on Main Street. EmpoweredByNature.net.

The Diamond-Dart Meridian Sequence: Introductory Workshop – 4-5:30pm. With Karla Booth. Meditation energizing each of the acupuncture meridians in turn. Learn the sequence and explore the work surrounding it. $25. $20 seniors/students. Life Energy Arts Gallery, 11-13 E Main St, above Mount Kisco Sports. Questions: 914.533.7500. Info: LifeEnergyArts.com/Events.

MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 9

Free Meditation for Breast Cancer Survivors – Sept 9, 16, 23, 30, Oct 7. 6:30-7:30pm. Develop tools to manage the physical and emotional side effects of treatment and meet other breast cancer survivors. YWCA White Plains & Central Westchester, 515 North St, White Plains. Register: 914.949.6227 x208.

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

TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 10

Hatha Flow – 7-8am. All welcome. Mats and equipment provided or BYO. $12. Westchester Essential Wellness Yoga and Meditation Center, 11 West Prospect Ave, 3rd Flr, Roosevelt Square Professional Bldg, Mt Vernon. WestchesterEssentialWellness.com.

Full Moon Mommy & Me Circle – 11:30am-1pm. $33. NUR Space, 596 Warburton Ave, Hastings on Hudson. Info: NURspace.com.

Free Lecture: What is Ayurvedic Medicine and How Does it Compare with Western (Allopathic) Medicine? – 6-8pm. With Dr. Somesh Kaushik, an Ayurvedic and Naturopathic physician. John C. Hart Memorial Library, 1130 E Main St, Shrub Oak. 914.245.5262. YorkTownLibrary.org.

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 11

Trauma-informed Training – Sept 11, 18, 25 and Oct 2. 6-9:30pm. CYP’s four-week trauma-informed training offers a practical skillset that can be used in different professional work settings to manage stress and enhance well-being. Info: 914.319.4010. Register: Eventbrite.com Trauma-Informed Training Sept 11.

Free Tai Chi for Breast Cancer Survivors – Sept 11, 18, 25, Oct 2, 9. 6:15-7:15pm. Develop tools to manage the physical and emotional side effects of treatment and meet other breast cancer survivors. YWCA White Plains & Central Westchester, 515 North St, White Plains. Register: 914.949.6227 x208.

Holistic Baby Care – 7-9pm. $90. NUR Space, 596 Warburton Ave, Hastings on Hudson. Info: NURspace.com.

Film Screening: Paris to Pittsburgh – 7-9pm. A documentary from National Geographic comes a story about how Americans are demanding and developing real solutions in the face of climate change. Free. Greenburgh Nature Center, 99 Dromore Rd, Scarsdale. GreenburghNatureCenter.org.

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

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 12

Practitioners’ Networking Event – 5:30-7pm. Join fellow practitioners of the healing arts for this afternoon social in the healing environment of the Mount Kisco Art Gallery. Free. Life Energy Arts Gallery, 11-13 E Main St, above Mount Kisco Sports. RSVP/questions: 914.533.7500. Info: LifeEnergyArts.com/Events.

Restorative Yoga – 7-8:30pm. With Athina Pride. All levels. Props used to assist in holding poses for extended periods experiencing progressive relaxation, reducing stress, muscle tension and more. $20 drop-in. Sacred Spirit Yoga and Healing Arts Center, 343 Broadway, Dobbs Ferry. Info class pkgs: SacredSpiritYogaCenter.org.

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 13

CANCELED – Spirit Festival – Sept 13-15. Experience a celebration of wellness, yoga, music and dance. In affiliation with Riverfront Recapture and BaliSpirit Festival. Riverside Park and Mortensen, Riverfront Plaza, Hartford. Event schedules by the day: SpiritYogaFestival.com. If you bought a ticket, contact for full refund.

Mount Kisco’s September Fest – Sept 13-15. Featuring Friday-night dance party, a live band on Saturday night and food trucks selling local eats and brew, antique cars, music and a street fair with exhibits and sidewalk sales. Info: MtKiscoChamber.com.

Yoga Teacher Training – With Susannah Grange. Hudson River Yoga’s Yoga Alliance registered 200hr teacher training. Still a few spots remaining. Hudson River Yoga, 696 Dutchess Turnpike, Poughkeepsie. Info: 845.204.9111. HudsonRiverYoga.com.

Trauma-informed Training – Sept 13-14. 6-9:30pm. CYP’s two-day intensive trauma-informed training offers a practical skillset that can be used in different professional work settings to manage stress and enhance well-being. Info: 914.319.4010. Register: Eventbrite.com Trauma-Informed Training Sept 13.

Meditation: The Path to Radical Happiness – 7-8:15pm. With Dr. Andrew Vidich. Expand awareness through the power of meditation. Discover inner truths to help cope effectively with daily challenges and more. 1st Unitarian Society of Westchester, 25 Old Jackson Ave, Hastings-on-Hudson. 914.433.1800. sos.org.

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

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 14

Walk with a Doc – 10-11am. Join Dr. Kurt Beil for a free monthly community event featuring a short health talk followed by a walk around Gedney Park in Chappaqua. 155 Millwood Rd. Info: 914.362.8315. WalkWithADoc.org/our-locations/NorthernWestchester.

Fall Gardening & Seed Saving Program at the Somers Library – 10:30am-12:30pm.With Shanyn Siegel. Learn how to save seeds and re-grow plants and harvest from this year’s garden. Free. Somers Library, Rte 139 and Reis Park, Somers. Register: 914.232.5717. SomersLibrary.org.

Rivertown Public Market Festival Returns to Dobbs Ferry – 11am-5pm. Rain or shine. Featuring local food and drinks, live music, kids’ activities and an easygoing vibe. Free entrance starting at noon. Dobbs Ferry Waterfront Park. Info: RivertownPublicMarket.com.

Reiki 1 and Reiki 2 Class – Sept 14 and 15. 1pm. Universal Reiki Healing Arts Connection believes in preserving the integrity of reiki by adhering to the attunement process as passed down from reiki master to reiki practitioner. $250. Universal Healing Arts Connection, 4 Crestview Ave, Cortlandt Manor. 914.737.4325. UniversalHealingArts.com.

The Essence, Spirit and Energy of Essential Oils –1-5pm. Cypress, nutmeg, lavender and myrrh essential oils will be the focus of this workshop. Open to 10 participants on a first come basis. $45. Prepaid deposit of $20 required to secure reservation. Private location. Info/register: 845.416.4598.

Yoga Therapeutics through a Kundalini Lens – 1:30-4:30pm. With Ravi Singh. Hosted by Yoga Teachers Association. Explore techniques for a wide range of modern-day ailments as an adjunct to medical treatment. $45 members. $65 nonmembers. The Yoga Studio at Club Fit, Briarcliff Manor. 914.582.7816. Register: ytayoga.com.

Learn the 7 Dimensions of Reality – 3:30-6pm. With Michael Rosenbaum. $50. Synchronicity, 1511 Rte 22, Brewster. RSVP: 845.363.1765. SynchronicityNY.com.

MVT (Movement) 109 Workshop –5-6:30pm. With Phoebe Miller. Interplay between movement and stillness for release and healing in the internal world and observance of effects in the external world. $35. Namastesis Yoga and Wellness, 1065 Main St, Ste H. Fishkill. Info: 845.765.2299. Namastesis.com.

Lunar Gong Bath Full Moon in Pisces – 7-9pm. A kundalini yoga, meditation, short astrology talk aligning the inner self with the astrological energies. Release and renew with healing sounds of the gongs. $25. Golden Prana, 223 Katonah Ave, Katonah. 914.984.3408. GoldenPrana.yoga.

Full Moon Ceremony – 7:30-9pm. Guided meditation in a Zen Garden around a fire pit, weather permitting. Each attendee will write down what no longer serves them personally and “let it go” into the flames. $10. Universal Healing Arts Connection, 4 Crestview Ave, Cortlandt Manor. 914.737.4325. UniversalHealingArts.com.

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 15

Hudson Valley Holistic Market – Embracing Autumn – 10am-5pm. Reflexology and herbal products and Qi Gong will be offered. Fishkill Comfort Suites, 835 Rte 52. Info: Facebook, Hudson Valley Holistic Market.

Poses 2 Pints – Noon-1pm. Energize one’s mind, body and spirit at CYP’s fun-raiser. Enjoy a creative vinyasa flow and OMazing brews. $20. Sing Sing Kill Brewery, 75-77 Spring St, Ossining. More info: 914.319.4010. Register: Sing Sing. Eventbrite.com Poses 2 Pints.

Intro to Kids’ Yoga – 2pm. With Agata. $20 drop-in. Hudson Valley Healing Center, 51 Springside Ave, Poughkeepsie. 845.250.3163. HudsonValleyHealingCenter.com.

Principles of Katonah Yoga – 3-4:30pm. With Lynn Ivey. Introducing a unique style of yoga developed by Nevine Michaan. Discover the three principles off esoteric dialogue around which this smart yoga is designed. $25. Golden Prana, 223 Katonah Ave, Katonah. 914.984.3408. GoldenPrana.yoga.

MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 16

Holistic Practitioner Support and Connection Group – 7-9pm. Meets monthly, for those who practice in the fields of health, wholeness and natural healing of mind, body and spirit. Free will donation. Red Hook Community Center, 59 Fisk St, Red Hook.

TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 17

Empowered Parenting Workshop – Sept 17-Dec 10. 7:30-9pm. Develop a compassionate, mindful approach to parenting. Four-week, eight-week or 12-week sessions available. $250-$675. 6 Cypress Ln, Briarcliff Manor. Jan: 914.772.0739. Jeanette: 917.319.3503. EmpoweredLivingCommunity.net.

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 18

Empowered Parenting Workshop: Develop A Compassionate, Mindful Approach to Parenting – Sept 18-Dec 11. 10:30am-Noon. Four-week, eight-week or 12-week sessions available. $250-$675. 6 Cypress Ln, Briarcliff Manor. Jan: 914.772.0739. Jeanette: 917.319.3503. EmpoweredLivingCommunity.net.

Yoga Asana and Nidra – Move and Restore – 7:15-8:30pm. With Deirdre Breen. Move the body and restore the soul with a balanced practice bringing total peace to the entire system. $25. Golden Prana, 223 Katonah Ave, Katonah. 914.984.3408. GoldenPrana.yoga.

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

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 19

Groundwork Hudson Valley’s 2019 Urban River Party – Celebrate the creation of the Yonkers Greenway and honor Yonkers Mayor, Mike Spano and others. $300 per ticket or make a donation. X20 Xaviers on the Hudson, 71 Water Grant St, Yonkers. Sara Brody: 914.375.2151. GroundWorkHV.org.

Mindfulness Meditation – 7-8:15pm. With Lani Donlon. Learn the foundational practices of meditation: stillness, body scanning, mindful movement and more. All levels. $10 suggested donation. Sacred Spirit Yoga and Healing Arts Center, 343 Broadway, Dobbs Ferry. SacredSpiritYogaCenter.org.

Gong Sound Bath in the Salt Cave – 8-8:45pm. Gong is a musical instrument tuning participants into the divine creating an ocean of sound that is relaxing. A state which activates the parasympathetic nervous system. $40. Hudson Valley Healing Center, 51 Springside Ave, Poughkeepsie. 845.250.3163. HudsonValleyHealingCenter.com.

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 20

Car Free Day Celebration – 7-11am. Join the Bee-Line for Westchester’s 3rd annual Car Free Day. Learn about sustainable transportation options. Free samples and raffles. White Plains TransCenter, near bus lanes. WestchesterGov.com/beelinebus.

Healers Expansion Session – 11am-12:30pm. With Mary Ellen O’Brien. These are ongoing group events for healers to strengthen higher self-connection to amplify each practitioner’s personal service. Limited seating so preregistration required. Cold Spring Retreat House. Info/pricing: AwakenYourTrueEssence.com.

Quit with Quinn, Addiction Free Naturally – 6-7pm. Discover how this energetic healing treatment helps break addictions and improves health and well-being. Q&A plus learn basic healing practices. Free. Briarcliff location. 914.473.2015. QuitWithQuinn.com.

How to Clear Spaces, Places and People from Negative Energy – 7-8:30pm. With Barry Piro. $35. Synchronicity, 1511 Rte 22, Brewster. RSVP: 845.363.1765. SynchronicityNY.com.

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 21

NUR*ISH, Autumn Equinox Community Gathering – $25pp/$40 per couple. NUR Space, 596 Warburton Ave, Hastings on Hudson. Info: NURspace.com.

Armonk Outdoor Art Show – Sept 21 and 22. 10am-5pm. Both days, rain or shine. 185 juried artists, free activities for kids and collaborative art projects, food vendors and beer and wine. Westchester Business Park. 205 Business Park Dr, Armonk. Info/ticket pricing: ArmonkOutdoorArtShow.org.

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

World Peace Flag Ceremony – Noon. Rain or Shine. In celebration of the International Day of Peace. Followed by a community potluck gathering. Upon inclement weather, it will be held indoors. World Peace Sanctuary, 26 Benton Rd, Wassaic RSVP: WorldPeace.org.

Jin Shin Jyutsu: A Self Help Workshop – 2-4pm. With Roshan Julianne Dow. Learn acupressure (no needles) for balancing body’s energy and achieving optimal. No experience necessary. $35 by Sept 18. $45 thereafter. Sacred Spirit Yoga and Healing Arts Center, 343 Broadway, Dobbs Ferry. SacredSpiritYogaCenter.org.

Book Signing: Roland Comtois, Signs of Spirit – 5:30-7pm. Experience the rare opportunity to meet this author. Cost: purchase of book at event. Universal Healing Arts Connection, 4 Crestview Ave, Cortlandt Manor. 914.737.4325. UniversalHealingArts.com.

Wine and Cheese General Evening Social – 6-8pm. Experience the healing environment of the Mount Kisco Art Gallery. Live music, organic wine and cheese and more. Free. Life Energy Arts, 11-13 E Main St, above Mount Kisco Sports. RSVP/questions: 914.533.7500. Info: LifeEnergyArts.com/Events.

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 22

LifeForce Yoga Chakra Balancing Flow & Yoga Nidra – 11am-12:15pm. With Merrill Black. Gentle meditative flow using sounds, postures, hand gestures and restorative poses to balance chakras. Ending with yoga nidra. Limited space. $20. The Temperance Center, 453 White Plains Rd, Ste 203, Eastchester. 914.793.2600. TheTemperanceCenter.com.

Adjustment Workshop – Noon-5pm. With Harriet Schreger and Ellen Sirucci. A review of safe and appropriate ways to touch and guide students. A hands-on way helping participant’s gain comfort in giving direction and intention through one’s body to others. Katonah Yoga Center, 39 Main St, Bedford Hills, NY. 914.241.2661. KatonahYoga.com.

Evolution by Beth – 1-3pm.With Beth Tracy who has an incredible knowledge of the body/spirit connection. Discover a unique restorative practice with emphasis on the lung and kidney meridians. $40. Golden Prana, 223 Katonah Ave, Katonah. 914.984.3408. GoldenPrana.yoga.

Free Parent/Child Mindfulness Informational Workshop – 2-3:30pm. For ages 6 and up. Learn simple tools and techniques to help children find balance, reduce anxiety, manage emotions and much more. Universal Healing Arts Connection. 4 Crestview Ave, Cortlandt Manor. 914.737.4325. UniversalHealingArts.com.

Healers Expansion Session – 2-3:30pm. With Mary Ellen O’Brien. These are ongoing group events for healers to strengthen higher self-connection to amplify each practitioner’s personal service. Limited seating so preregistration required. Cold Spring Retreat House. Info/pricing: AwakenYourTrueEssence.com.

Music for Stress Reduction: Introductory Workshop – 4-5:30pm. Discover how anyone can make music to reduce stress regardless of experience or musical skill. $25. $20 seniors/disabled/students. Life Energy Arts Gallery, 11-13 E Main St, above Mount Kisco Sports. Questions: 914.533.7500. Info: LifeEnergyArts.com/Events.

MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 23

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

Contemplative Practices for Mental Health Professionals and Life Coaches – Sept 23-Dec 9. 7:30-9pm. Develop these practices and learn to incorporate these skills into work with clients. $750. 6 Cypress Lane, Briarcliff Manor. Jan: 914.772.0739. Jeanette: 917.319.3503. EmpoweredLivingCommunity.net.

TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 24

The Pause: A Women’s Group – Sept 24, Oct 22, Nov 19 and Dec 17. 7-8:45pm. With Claudia Gukeisen. The fall series emphasis is on support for all stages of menopause. The Center for Health & Healing, Mt Kisco. Info/register: 914.673.3313. Center4Healing.net.

Free Lecture: Autumn Detox & Diet: The Ayurvedic Way – 7-9pm. With Dr. Somesh Kaushik, an Ayurvedic and Naturopathic physician. Putnam Valley Library, 30 Oscawana Lake Rd. 845.528.3242. PutnamValleyLibrary.org.

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 27

Quit with Quinn, Addiction Free Naturally – 6-7pm. Discover how this energetic healing treatment helps break addictions and improves health and well-being. Q&A plus learn basic healing practices. Free. Briarcliff location. 914.473.2015. QuitWithQuinn.com.

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

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 28

NUR Space Grand Opening – NUR Space, 596 Warburton Ave, Hastings on Hudson. Info: NURspace.com.

Shamanic Reiki Trainings—Shamanic Reiki Level One – Sept 28 and 29. With Melanie Ryan. Mt Kisco. 914.864.0462. Center4Healing.net.

Learn the Tarot – Sept 28 and 29. 11am-3pm. With Amy Benesh. $200 total for both classes. Synchronicity, 1511 Rte 22, Brewster. RSVP: 845.363.1765. SynchronicityNY.com.

Reflex II: How to Conduct a Thorough Foot Reflexology Session – 1-4pm. Open to only those who attended Intro to Reflexology class. $35 includes materials. $20 prepayment deposit is required to reserve spot. Fishkill. Register: EmpoweredByNature.net.

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 2

Metahuman: Unleashing Your Infinite Potential: Book Launch, Talk & Signing with Deepak Chopra – 6:15pm/Meet and Greet; 6:45pm/Meet and Greet with Deepak, 8pm/discussion and 9pm/book signing. Metahuman means to move past limitations constructed by the mind and enter a new state of awareness. United Palace, NYC. 212.568.6700. UPSpiritualArts.org.

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

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 4

The Healers Circle – Oct 4, 18, Nov 1 and 15. 11am-12:30pm.With Mary Ellen O’Brien. Two-month program for healers to fully own their gifts and amplify their service. Four group meetings. Four individual sessions. Cold Spring Retreat House. AwakenYourTrueEssence.com.

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 5

Fall Festival – 1-5pm. Family event. Free. McEnroe Organic Farm, Rte 22, Millerton.

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 6

Annual Support-A-Walk – 9am. Bring help and hope to people fighting breast and ovarian cancer. This will be the 25th Annual Walk—Side By Side for 25. Presented by Support Connection, Inc. 914.962.6402. SupportConnection.org.

Fall Ayurveda Retreat – 1:30-5pm.With Claudia Gukeisen. Seasonal talk, yoga, breath work and yoga nidra. Plus Ayurvedic cooking demo. $75 by Sept 6 or $85 thereafter. The Center for Health & Healing, Mt Kisco. Info/register: 914.673.3313. Center4Healing.net.

The Healers Circle – Oct 6, 20, Nov 3 and 17. 2-3:30pm. With Mary Ellen O’Brien. Two-month program for healers to fully own their gifts and amplify their service. Four group meetings. Four individual sessions. Cold Spring Retreat House. AwakenYourTrueEssence.com.

Hops & Harvest Benefit at GNC – 3-6pm. Sample food and drink from local artisan chefs, area wineries and breweries on the Great Lawn. $100 members. $150 nonmembers. The Nature Center, 99 Dromore Rd, off Central Park Ave, Scarsdale. Info: 914.723.3470. GreenburghNatureCenter.org.

Introduction to Jikiden Reiki – 4-6pm. With Anne Bentzen. Learn the spirit of reiki, history and philosophy of this natural drug-free home therapy to reduce stress, pain and more. Healing circle included. $10 donation. Larchmont residence. RSVP, Anne: 914.588.4079.

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

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

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

UPCOMING EVENTS
Please call ahead to confirm event details

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 1

Telling Your Story in the College Process – 6:30-7:45pm. Holistic admissions process discussion and answer session on how children can meet the college criteria. Somers Library.  Registration required: 914.232.5717. SomersLibrary.org.

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

THURSDAY, AUGUST 2

Kundalini Yoga & Gong Meditation – 10-11:30am and 7-8:30pm. With Pritam Bani Kaur. Use movement, sound current, breath and meditation to relax and heal mind and body. All levels. First class free. $20. Devotion Yoga, 2055 Albany Post Rd, Croton on Hudson. 914.930.7707. DailyDevotionYoga.com.

Summer Lecture Series on the Science Barge: Finding Home on the River – 7-830pm. With Chloe Wang. Embracing a Place Based Environmental Ethos Science Barge, 99 Dock St, Yonkers. Info: 914.513.7354. GroundWorkHV.org.

FRIDAY, AUGUST 3

Free Lecture: What is Ayurvedic Medicine and How Does It Compare with Western (Allopathic) Medicine? – 11am-1pm. With Dr. Somesh Kaushik, an Ayurvedic and Naturopathic physician. The Bronxville Library, 201 Pondfield Rd. 914.337.7680. BronxvilleLibrary.org.

The Human Body is Designed to Self-Heal – 7-8pm. Presented by Dr. Iankowitz. Free. Holmes Whaley Lake Civic Association, 239 Rte 292. Info: Pawling Library: 845.855.3444. PawlingLibrary.org.

SATURDAY, AUGUST 4

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

SUNDAY, AUGUST 5

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

Bye-Bye Butterflies – 1-2pm. For all ages. The nature center will be releasing the butterflies who have taught us so much through the summer. Free members. Nonmembers included in admission to Live Butterfly Exhibit. Greenburgh Nature Center, 99 Dromore Rd, Scarsdale. 914.723.3470. GreenburghNatureenter.org.

Crabbing Aboard the Science Barge – 2-4pm. Children ages 4-10. Hands-on workshop. Catch and measure the famous Blue Claw Crab with Science Barge Director Bob Walters. $5 suggested donation. The Science Barge, 99 Dock St, Yonkers. Info: GroundWorkHV.org.

Kundalini Yoga & Gong Meditation – 5-6:30pm. With Pritam Bani Kaur. Use movement, sound current, breath and meditation to relax and heal mind and body. All level. First class free. $20 drop-in. Devotion Yoga, 2055 Albany Post Rd, Croton on Hudson. 914.930.7707. DailyDevotionYoga.com.

MONDAY, AUGUST 6

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

TUESDAY, AUGUST 7

Kundalini Yoga & Gong Meditation – 10-11:30am and 7-8:30pm. With Pritam Bani Kaur. Use movement, sound current, breath and meditation to relax and heal mind and body. All levels. First class free. $20. Devotion Yoga, 2055 Albany Post Rd, Croton on Hudson. 914.930.7707. DailyDevotionYoga.com.

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

What is Ayurvedic Medicine? – 7-8pm. Presented by Dr. Somesh N. Kaushik. Free. Pawling Library, 11 Broad St, Pawling. 845.855.3444. PawlingLibrary.org.

Free Lecture: What is Ayurvedic Medicine and How Does It Compare with Western (Allopathic) Medicine? – 7-8pm. With Dr. Somesh Kaushik, an Ayurvedic and Naturopathic physician. The Pawling Library, 11 Broad St. 845.855.3444. PawlingLibrary.org.

THURSDAY, AUGUST 9

The Untold Story – The Birth of the Hudson River Environmental Movement – With Bob Walters. How Riverkeeper, The Clearwater and Scenic Hudson rallied together to defeat some of the most powerful corporations in America. $5 suggested donation. The Science Barge, 99 Dock St, Yonkers. Info: 914.375.2151. GroundWorkHV.org. For sponsorship opportunities and individual ticket purchases, contact Sara Brody:  914.375.2151.

Transition to College – Tips for Getting Ready – 6:30-7:45pm. Interactive presentation outlines what parents can expect now that their student is embarking on their college journey. Somers Library. Registration required: 914.232.5717. SomersLibrary.org.

FRIDAY, AUGUST 10

Alternatives to Violence Project – For those who want to become AVP conflict resolution workshop facilitators. $40 to $100, depending on income. For more info, visit AvpNy.org. Register: Fred Feucht 203.405.6103.

Qi Gong for Seniors – Aug 10, 17, 24, 31, Sept 7 and 14. 10am-Noon. $129 six-class series, cost includes materials fee. Dutchess Community College – South, 31 Marshall Rd, Bldg 4, Wappingers Falls.

Healing Circle – 7-9pm. With Savannah. $10. Synchronicity, 1511 Rte 22, Brewster. RSVP: 845.363.1765. Info: SynchronicityNY.com.

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

SATURDAY, AUGUST 11

Reiki Training Level 1 – 10am-6pm.With Jody Raso. A gentle yet powerful system of energy-based healing and spiritual growth practices created by Mikao Usui in the early 1900’s. $275 nonmembers. Wainwright House, 260 Stuyvesant Ave, Rye. Info: 914.967.6080.

GNC Family Overnight Campout – 5:30pm-8:30am (August 12), Families who aren’t members can purchase a membership and then register. No prior camping experience is necessary but campers should bring a tent and sleeping bags. The Greenburgh Nature, 99 Dromore Rd. Scarsdale. Info: GreenburghNatureCenter.org or 914.723.3470.

SUNDAY, AUGUST 12

Guided Meditation – 11am. 45-min group session. $10. 18 person limit. The Source NY, 143 Boardman Rd, Bldg 3, Poughkeepsie. RSVP required: 845.214.0452. TheSource-NY.com.

Free Aura Soma Colour Therapy Discussion – Noon. 60 min-group session. There will be a drawing for one free colour reading. The Source NY, 143 Boardman Rd, Bldg 3, Poughkeepsie. 845.214.0452. TheSource-NY.com.

Jingles and Jangles – Rubik’s Cube – 2-4pm. With Trent. Children ages. Hands-on workshop. Suggested donation $5. The Science Barge, 99 Dock St, Yonkers. Info: GroundWorkHV.org.

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

TUESDAY, AUGUST 14

ABCs of Writing for Children – 11:30am-3pm, 8/14, 16, 21 & 23. For anyone who has ever wanted to be a children’s author. Four-session course with Karen Orloff and Della Ross Ferreri . $185. Merritt Bookstore, 57 Front St., Millbrook. Register with Karen: 845.234.0685.

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

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 15

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

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

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

FRIDAY, AUGUST 17

Healing with the Angels Workshops – 6:30-8:30pm. With Robin C. Mueller. For those who want a deeper way to ease their emotional, physical or mental pain and discomfort. $35 at door. Whippoorwill Hall in Armonk Library. More info: SpiritInside.net.

Intention Group – 7-9pm. With Savannah. Learn to obtain more of what one desires. $10. Synchronicity, 1511 Rte 22, Brewster. RSVP: 845.363.1765. Info: SynchronicityNY.com.

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

SATURDAY, AUGUST 18

Kundalini Yoga & Gong Meditation – 9:30-11am. With Pritam Bani Kaur. Use movement, sound current, breath and meditation to relax and heal mind and body. All levels. First class free. $20 drop-in. Devotion Yoga, 2055 Albany Post Rd, Croton on Hudson. 914.930.7707. DailyDevotionYoga.com.

SUNDAY, AUGUST 19

Interfaith Sundays at the Chapel at Croton Falls – 10:30am-Noon. Lessons from A Course in Miracles. Special Guests: Dr. Hans B. Hallundbaek and Judy Hill. All welcome. Refreshments follow. 609 Rte 22, Next to Schoolhouse Theater, Parking available across the street, Croton Falls. ChapelAtCrotonfalls.org.

Guided Meditation – 11am. 45-min group session. $10. 18 person limit. The Source NY, 143 Boardman Rd, Bldg 3, Poughkeepsie. RSVP required: 845.214.0452. TheSource-NY.com.

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

Free Aura Soma Colour Therapy Discussion – Noon. 60-min group session. There will be a drawing for one free colour reading. The Source NY, 143 Boardman Rd, Bldg 3, Poughkeepsie. 845.214.0452. TheSource-NY.com.

Open Wide – 1-2pm. For all ages. Learn all about snakes and lizards during a hands-on presentation. Stick around until the end and see snack-time for the snakes. $5 members. $8 nonmembers. Greenburgh Nature Center, 99 Dromore Rd, Scarsdale. Info: GreenburghNatureCenter.org or 914.723.3470.

Knots of Science and Lots of Science – 2-4pm. Children ages 4-10. Hands-on workshop. Suggested donation $5. The Science Barge, 99 Dock St, Yonkers. Info: GroundWorkHV.org.

MONDAY, AUGUST 20

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

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 22

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

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

Free Holistic Networking Event – 5-7pm. The Natural Life Business Partnership (NLBP) and Mariandale Center host for holistic entrepreneurs. The Mariandale Center, 299 North Highland Avenue, in Ossining. Register:TheNaturalLife.org.

FRIDAY, AUGUST 24

Kundalini Yoga & Gong Meditation – 10-11:30am. With Pritam Bani Kaur. Use movement, sound current, breath and meditation to relax and heal mind and body. All levels. First class free. $20 drop-in. Devotion Yoga, 2055 Albany Post Rd, Croton on Hudson. 914.930.7707. DailyDevotionYoga.com.

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

SUNDAY, AUGUST 26

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

Yoga: Gentle is the New Advanced – 1-4pm.With J. Brown. Gentle, therapeutic, breath-centered approach, to make the body strong and flexible in a way that also encourages useful patterns of thought and behavior. $85 nonmembers. Wainwright House, 260 Stuyvesant Ave, Rye. Info: 914.967.6080.

Oyster and Oyster Art – 2-4pm. Children ages 4-10. Hands-on workshop. Suggested donation $5. The Science Barge, 99 Dock St, Yonkers. Info: GroundWorkHV.org.

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 requested donation. DG Sanctuary, 2 Lagrange Ave, Poughkeepsie. 845.473.2206. DreamingGoddess.com.

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 29

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

 

 

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

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

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

UPCOMING EVENTS
Please call ahead to confirm event details.

MONDAY, APRIL 2

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

TUESDAY, APRIL 3

Becoming a Spiritual ‘Midwife’ – 1-3pm. Topics include: paths to personal growth, ways to soften the heart, letting go, moving through losses and sorrows and sharing God’s promise. $75. The Mariandale Center, 299 N Highland Ave, Ossining. Info: 914.941.4455. Mariandale.org.

Yoga Fun & Creative Play – Apr 3-May 15. 3-5pm. 1st-5th grade. Seven-week series where children will balance, believe, create through yoga, mindfulness, art and theater. $130. Cold Spring Yoga, 75 Main St. 845.265.4444. ColdSpringYoga.com.

Qi Gong Classes – Apr 3 and 17. 6:30-7:30pm. Sacred Space Healings Arts, 436 Main St, Beacon. $10. Register: 845.416.4598. EmpoweredByNature.net.

Dances of Universal Peace – 7-8:30pm. Simple, meditative, joyous, multi-cultural circle dances from many spiritual traditions to touch the spiritual essence within ourselves and recognize it in others. Free. The Mariandale Center, 299 N Highland Ave, Ossining. Info: 914.941.4455. Mariandale.org.

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 4

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, APRIL 5

Chivalry + Martial Arts for Boys – Apr 5-May 10. 3:15-4:30pm. Six-week series introduces the code of ethics and the basics of martial arts to develop self-empowerment, strength, focus and humility. $120. Cold Spring Yoga, 75 Main St. 845.265.4444. ColdSpringYoga.com.

Yoga for Relaxation, Rejuvenation and Balance – 6:15-7:30pm. Rejuvenate the body, mind and spirit through yoga and alignment. $20. The Mariandale Center, 299 N Highland Ave, Ossining. Info: 914.941.4455. Mariandale.org.

FRIDAY, APRIL 6

A Mediumship Message Gallery – 7-9pm. With Adam Bernstein $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. Unique theme, meditation, group discussion. $20. The Temperance Center, 453 White Plains Rd, Ste 203, Eastchester. 914.793.2600. TheTemperanceCenter.com.

SATURDAY, APRIL 7

Community Reiki Hour – 9-10am. Positive life force energy is channeled into each recipient to help balance the chakras and aid in healing on a physical, mental and emotional level. Katonah. RSVP: 914.479.2594. HipHeather.com.

Art of True North Alignment – Apr 7-8. 9am-6pm/Sat; 9am-5pm/Sun. Using Baptiste Methodology one will demystify anatomy and learn the common language of anatomy and alignment for more information and cause a breakthrough in one’s practice. Registration: BaptisteYoga.com.

Reiki 1 and Reiki 2 – 1pm. 4/7-4/8. Learn this ancient Japanese art of hands on healing and become certified in Reiki 1 and Reiki 2. Bring peace and healing to self and others. $200. 1132 Main St. Peekskill. Contact Shima: 917.279.9577.

Higher Self Connecting Circle – Apr 7, 21, May 5 and 19. 2-3:30pm. With Mary Ellen O’Brien, powerful two-month program to shift vibration and align with higher self. Four group meetings and four individual coaching/healing sessions. PranaMoon Yoga, Peekskill. AwakenYourTrueEssence.com.

The Buddy System Movie Screening – 4:15-6pm. Intimate stories of three families touched by autism, who experience meaningful change when a specially trained assistance dog comes into each of their lives. Q&A after screening. Merritt Bookstore, 57 Front St. Millbrook. Info: MerrittBooks.com.

SUNDAY, APRIL 8

A Double Workshop – 10am-5pm. The Developmental Sequence in Joe’s Work with Sean Gallagher and Joe’s Springs and Cuing on the Cadillac with Elaine Ewing. $250. Presented by: Rhinebeck Pilates. 845.876.5686. RhinebeckPilates.com. Double workshop held at The New York Pilates Studio, NYC. Register/Paypal payment: spgpt@pilates-studio-ny.com.

Guided Meditation – 11am. 45-min group session. $10. 18 person limit. The Source NY, 143 Boardman Rd, Bldg 3, Poughkeepsie. Must RSVP: 845.214.0452. TheSource-NY.com.

Free Aura Soma Colour Therapy Discussion – 12:30pm. 60-min group session. There will be a drawing for one free colour reading. The Source NY, 143 Boardman Rd, Bldg 3, Poughkeepsie. 845.214.0452. TheSource-NY.com.

Energy Healing and Spirit Guides – 1-3pm. Instructor 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

Inversion Workshop – 1-3:30pm. Learn to safely fall out of an inversion with confidence. Discover strength building tools. Practice multiple variations and more. All levels encouraged to face their fear of going upside down. $30. BeBhakti Yoga Center, Beacon. BeBhaktiYoga.com.

Monthly Reiki Circle – 2-3:30pm. With Deborah Amjadi. Reiki is a recognized natural healing system that supports the body’s innate healing ability. This circle will bring together like-minded souls to share in the collective consciousness using reiki energy. Mt Kisco. 914.864.0462. Center4Healing.net.

MONDAY, APRIL 9

Mindful is the New Skinny Bootcamp for Women – Apr 9-May 16. 1-2:30pm. Mondays. Six-weeks to a lighter person inside and out. $375. The Center for Health and Healing, 4 Smith Ave, 2nd Flr, Mt Kisco. Info: 917.974.9446. Sign up JodiBaretz.com.

Qi Gong for Women Workshop – Apr 9 and 11. 6-7:30pm. $39. 300 Vineyard Ave, Vineyard Commons, New Paltz. Sun Ulster: 845.339.2025. Register online: Apps.SunyUlster.edu/courses/NCC,2085.

Build a Natural Health Business – 6:30-7:30pm. With Michael Rosenbaum. Rewarding way to earn substantial income and build community by helping others. PT/FT. Free presentation. Pinewood Business Center, 247 Rte 100, 2nd Flr, Somers. RSVP, show up or call for another date: 914.589.3601.

Kundalini Yoga & Gong Meditation – 7-8:30pm. With Pritam Bani Kaur. Use movement, sound current, breath and meditation to relax and heal mind and body. All levels. First class free. $20 drop-in. Devotion Yoga. 2055 Albany Post Rd, Croton on Hudson. 914.930.7707. DailyDevotionYoga.com.

TUESDAY, APRIL 10

WLT Volunteer Orientation – 10am-2pm. Learn about volunteer opportunities and help prepare the gardens for growing produce for area food pantries at Sugar Hill Farm. Info: Kat 914.234.6992 x 15. WestchesterLandTrust.org.

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

Qigong: Aligning Mind, Body and Spirit with Universal Energy – 7-8pm. Qigong, a moving meditation is a practice that has been used for thousands of years to promote vitality and longevity. $15. The Mariandale Center, 299 N Highland Ave, Ossining. Info: 914.941.4455. Mariandale.org.

Free Lecture: What is Ayurvedic Medicine and How Does It Compare with Western (Allopathic) Medicine? – 7-9pm. With Dr. Somesh Kaushik, an Ayurvedic and Naturopathic physician. South Salem Library, 15 Main St. 914.875.9044. LewisboroLibrary.org.

Free Tai Chi for Breast Cancer Survivors – 7:15-8:15pm. For those newly diagnosed, currently in treatment or post-treatment. Regular exercise is important for continued health. Free. YWCA White Plains & Central Westchester, 515 North St. White Plains. Info: Ashley Hardesty: 914.949.6227 x 20. ywcawpcw.org

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 11

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

Happy Marriage Talks with Tracy Fox – 7:30-9pm. Fun, interactive, presentation on Happy Marriage – a 10 Step Solution to Happily Ever After. $20 for individuals. $30 for couples. Wainwright, 260 Stuyvesant Ave, Rye. Info: 914.967.6080. wainwright.org.

THURSDAY, APRIL 12

Beauty School – 6-8pm. Learn an all-natural skin care routine for morning and evening and a Savvy Mineral make-up demonstration with Young Living products. $10 fee for materials. Reviva Skin and Body Solutions, 929 Main St, Fishkill. RSVP required: 844.363.7894. RevivaBody.com.

How to Pay for College Without Going Broke – 6:30pm. Presented by College Planning 101, designed for parents of high school students. Somers Library. Info/register: 914.232.5717. SomersLibrary.org.

Raising Boys: Parent Support and Strategy Group – 7:30pm or 4/13 at 9:30am. April’s Topic: Boys and Technology. donation suggested. Wainwright, 260 Stuyvesant Ave, Rye. Info: 914.967.6080. wainwright.org.

Holistic Moms Meeting: “What Is Hypnosis? – 7:30pm. With Wendy Tedesco. Learn how it can help with anxiety, phobias and weight loss. Learn tools to overcome personal and social challenges. Rye Free Reading Room, 1061 Boston Post Rd. HolisticMoms.org.

FRIDAY, APRIL 13

Ayurvedic Self-Care Workshop – 7-8:30pm. With Ami Jayaprada-Hirschstein. Spring is a perfect time to get rid of toxins. $25 advance. Hudson Valley Healing Center, 51 Springside Ave, Poughkeepsie. 845.605.2210.

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

SATURDAY, APRIL 14

New Moon Yin Yoga: Manifest & Restore – 9-10:15am. The new moon is a time to set seeds of intention. Tune into one’s heart’s desires with contemplative yin yoga. Katonah. RSVP: 914.479.2594. HipHeather.com.

Protecting the Righteous Qi – Holistic Prevention and Support of Chronic Illness – 9am-1pm. $49 LES458. Register with school. Dutchess Community College – South Campus – Wappingers Falls. 845.431.8910. SunyDutchess.edu/cfweb.

Bethel Springvale Inn Wellness Fair – 10am-1pm. Features specialists in self-care and stress-relieving therapies, as well as other professionals offering expert advice. Free. Bethel Springvale Inn is located at 62 Springvale Rd., Croton-on-Hudson. Info: 914.739.4404 x 2204.

Vernal Pool Exploration at Teatown – 11am-12noon. What’s in the pond at Cliffdale Farm? Discover which animals are using the water, and why. For the family. Teatown Rd, Ossining. Info: 914.762.2912. teatown.org

Soul Alignment Workshop – Noon-2pm. With David Clark. Experience guided meditation, chanting, divine consciousness and spiritual healing. Align soul with the divine. All welcome. $30. Devotion Yoga, 2055 Albany Post Rd, Croton on Hudson. Preregister: 914.930.7707. DailyDevotionYoga.com.

Relax and Rejuvenate – 1:15-4:15pm. With Vandita Kate Marchesiello. Untangle body and mind with gentle but profound yoga practices. $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.

Natural Approaches for a Healthy Thyroid – 2-4pm. With Dr Kurt Beil. Hear the causes of thyroid dysfunction and explore conventional, alternative and integrative medical approaches to restore balance, including dietary and lifestyle choices and more. $40. Mt Kisco. 914.864.0462. Center4Healing.net.

Free Lecture: Diabetes – 3-5pm. Light refreshments will be served. Held by Dr. Kaushik’s Ayurvedic and Naturopathic Clinic at Yellow Monkey Village, 792 Rte 35, Cross River. Clinic M, T, W: 914.875.9088. DrKaushik.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.

SUNDAY, APRIL 15

Photography and Meditation – 10am-12pm. Cultivate mindful awareness, stimulate senses and open channels to seeing anew. Special equipment not required. All levels. $30. The Mariandale Center, 299 N Highland Ave, Ossining. Info: 914.941.4455. Mariandale.org.

Interfaith Celebration of Gratitude – 10:30am-12pm. All welcome. Refreshments follow. (Next to the Schoolhouse Theater). Parking is available across the street. The Chapel at Croton Falls, 609, Rt. 22, Croton Falls. Info: ChapelatCrotonFalls.org.

Guided Meditation – 11am. 45-min group session. $10. 18 person limit. The Source NY, 143 Boardman Rd, Bldg 3, Poughkeepsie. Must RSVP: 845.214.0452. TheSource-NY.com.

Natural Beauty Workshop – 11am-12:30pm. With Emoke. Learn how to make herb infused oil and herbal lotion bar. Take home handmade lotion bar. Limited space. $55. The Temperance Center, 453 White Plains Rd, Ste 203, Eastchester. Must preregister/prepay: 914.793.2600. TheTemperanceCenter.com.

Free Aura Soma Colour Therapy Discussion – 12:30pm. 60-min group session. There will be a drawing for one free colour reading. The Source NY, 143 Boardman Rd, Bldg 3, Poughkeepsie. 845.214.0452. TheSource-NY.com.

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

MONDAY, APRIL 16

Non-Toxic Cleaning Products Demo Celebrating Earth Day – 5-6:30pm. Make hundreds of bottles of Windex and Fantastic alternatives for $12 and protect family’s health. Natural products for dishwashing, laundry and more. Free gifts. Somers Sports Arena, 247 Rte 100. Cindy Rosenbaum: 914.806.6559.

New Moon Manifestation – 7-8pm. Together manifest 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.

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

TUESDAY, APRIL 17

Bionutrient Food Association Meeting – 5:30-7:30pm – Monthly potluck meetings for gardeners, farmers, nutritionists and foodies at all levels of experience. Themed presentations, networking and demos. Free. Westchester Land Trust in Bedford Hills. Info: Bionutrient.org.

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 18

Quit Alcohol Simply and Permanently – 7-8pm. Learn about Quit with Quinn—helping people around the world overcome alcohol and other addictions. Easier than people ever thought possible.80 percent success. Free lecture. Briarcliff location. 914.473.2015. QuitWithQuinn.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.

FRIDAY, APRIL 20

Introduction to Kundalini Yoga and Meditation – 10-11:30am. With Pritam Bani Kaur. Beginner class using movement, breath and meditation taught at slower pace and more. First class free. $20 drop-in. Devotion Yoga, 2055 Albany Post Rd, Croton on Hudson. 914.930.7707. DailyDevotionYoga.com.

SATURDAY, APRIL 21

Earth Day Community Yoga – 9-10am. Focus on the root chakra, its energy is based on the earth element. All levels. $20 suggested donation to support local environmental organizations. Space limited. Katonah. RSVP: 914.479.2594. HipHeather.com.

Intro to Yoga & Meditation for Total Beginner Workshop – 11:15am-1:15pm. With Ann. For those new to yoga.Yoga styles, asana, breath-work, props, chairs, guided meditation, savasana. Limited space. $45. The Temperance Center, 453 White Plains Rd, Ste 203, Eastchester. Must preregister/prepay: 914.793.2600. TheTemperanceCenter.com.

Writing Workshop with Author Steven Lewis – 1-3:30pm. Lewis teaches about the journey of novel writing and overcoming some common obstacles. All welcome. $30 includes Steven’s book. Merritt Bookstore, 57 Front St, Millbrook. Register: 845.677.5857.

Ayurvedic Workshop – 1-4pm. Class goes deeper than just one’s Doshic blueprint. Learn about the emotional body and how 21 poses soothe, energize and balance emotional state. No Ayurveda knowledge necessary. Wear movable clothing. $40. beBhakti Yoga Center, Beacon. BeBhaktiYoga.com.

Earth Day Community Yoga – 2pm. With Lynne Geaney. 50 minute class to honor the land. No yoga experience necessary. Bring a yoga mat. Suggested donation $15. Sugar Hill Farm. Info: Kat 914.234.6992 x 15. WestchesterLandTrust.org.

SUNDAY, APRIL 22

Awaken Wellness Fair – 10am-5pm. Speakers, healers, vendors and readers. 100+ exhibitors and 1000 guests. Exhibitor spots available. Double Tree Hotel, Tarrytown. Info: AwakenFair.com.

Mini Meditation Retreat – 10am-1pm. With Jodi Baretz. Meditation, mindfulness concepts and discussion around Jodi’s new book: Mindful is New Skinny. $85. The Center for Health and Healing, 4 Smith Ave, 2nd Flr, Mt Kisco. Info: 917.974.9446. Sign up JodiBaretz.com.

Animal Rescue Spring Penny Social and Sunday Brunch – 11am-3pm. Food, drinks, vendors, a teacup raffle, a 50/50, a candy bar and auctions. All proceeds go to Looking Glass Animal Rescue. Somers Community Center, 34 Hillandale Rd, Yorktown Heights. Info: LGARinc.org

Guided Meditation – 11am. 45-min group session. $10. 18 person limit. The Source NY, 143 Boardman Rd, Bldg 3, Poughkeepsie. Must RSVP: 845.214.0452. TheSource-NY.com.

Earth Day Meditation – 11am-Noon. Send love, light and healing energy to the earth and its inhabitants with a guided meditation. Reviva Skin and Body Solutions, 929 Main St, Fishkill. RSVP required: 844.363.7894. RevivaBody.com.

Self-Healing with Energy Medicine – 2-4pm Instructor Penny Lavin, from One Light Healing Touch School. Learn how life-force energy flows, strengthen the immune system, release programming and stress. $20. 184 Todd Hill Rd, Lagrangeville. 845.878.5165. OLHT1.com.

MONDAY, APRIL 23

Sacred Contracts – 6:30-8:30pm. Learn the types of individual contracts that make up overall sacred contracts, how to identify them and how to work with them. BYO journal and pen. $40. DG Sanctuary. 2 Lagrange Ave, Poughkeepsie. 845.473.2206. DreamingGoddess.com.

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 25

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

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

THURSDAY, APRIL 26

Researching Colleges: A Guided Tour – 7pm. Presentation by Jeffrey Hirsch of College Starter—Admissions & Application Academy. Learn about resources that help with for prioritizing and researching colleges. Somers Library. Info/register: 914.232.5717. SomersLibrary.org.

Kundalini Yoga & Gong Meditation – 7-8:30pm. With Pritam Bani Kaur. Use movement, sound current, breath and meditation to relax and heal mind and body. All levels. First class free. $20 drop-in. Devotion Yoga. 2055 Albany Post Rd, Croton on Hudson. 914.930.7707. DailyDevotionYoga.com.

SATURDAY, APRIL 28

Community Reiki Hour – 9-10am. Positive life force energy is channeled into each recipient to help balance the chakras and aid in healing on a physical, mental and emotional level. Katonah. RSVP: 914.479.2594. HipHeather.com.

Earth and Sky Yoga Retreat – Apr 28 and 29. 10am-5pm/Sat; 10am-1pm/Sun. With Stacey Gibbons. Discover the weaving of yoga and shamanism, the ancient ways of indigenous people. All levels of experience. $229. Mt Kisco. 914.864.0462. Center4Healing.net.

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

Sacred Stone Grid Workshop – 11am-5pm. Make a Mandala and use it to create powerful grids. Discuss sacred geometry, how to combine energies, different ways to activate grids and more. $75 includes supplies. DG Sanctuary. 2 Lagrange Ave, Poughkeepsie. 845.473.2206. DreamingGoddess.com.

Free Lecture: What is Ayurveda and What Can It Do for You? – 1-3pm. With Dr. Somesh Kaushik, an Ayurvedic and Naturopathic physician. Katonah Pharmacy, 202 Katonah Ave, Katonah. 914.232.1109. KatonahPharmacy.com.

Create Vital Health with Seasonal Transition: An Exploration of The Chinese Five-Element System – 1-4pm. Workshop depicts how well people adapt to changes and the impact on internal nature. $30. Sacred Space Healing Arts Studio. 436 Main St, Beacon. Register: 845.416.4598. EmpoweredByNature.net.

Shamanic Reiki Hearth Circle – 5:30-7pm. With Melanie Ryan. Connect to heart and earth. Hands on healing practices, sharing, meditations and shamanic journeys. $20 suggested cash at door. Proceeds benefit a non-profit for indigenous shamans. Mt Kisco. 914.864.0462. Center4Healing.net.

SUNDAY, APRIL 29

A Day of Healing – 10am-5pm. Instructors Penny and Ron Lavin MA, from One Light Healing Touch School, teach Scanning, Radiant and Color Healing and Practices for healing oneself and others. $150. Lagrangeville. Register: 845.878.5165. OLHT1.com.

Natural Way to Quit Sugar, Overeating, Smoking – Noon-1pm. Learn simple, effective method for quitting smoking, alcohol, sugar and more. 80 percent success. Simpler than most dare to believe. Free lecture. NYC location, E 37th btwn Park & Lex. 914.473.2015 QuitWithQuinn.com.

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

Intuition and Body Wisdom – 2-5pm. With Angela Pizzarello. Body centered intuition to call on anytime, anywhere as an internal GPS. For women only. Practice ways to tune in deeply to body’s innate wisdom to navigate through life. $85. Mt Kisco. 914.864.0462. Center4Healing.net.

Refuge Recovery Group Meeting – 7-8:15pm. Peer led Buddhist inspired path to healing and recovery for all types of addictions, pains and suffering. All welcome. Small donation suggested. Meeting follows 5pm Kundalini Yoga & Gong Meditation class. Devotion Yoga of Westchester, 2055 Albany Post Rd, Croton on Hudson. DailyDevotionYoga.com; 914.930.7707.

Women’s Full Moon Gathering – 7-8:30pm. 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.

WEDNESDAY, MAY 2

Free Yoga for Breast Cancer Survivors – May 2, 9, 17, 24, 31. 6:30 – 7:30 pm.  YWCA White Plains & Central Westchester, 515 North Street, White Plains. To register: 914.949.6227 ext. 208.

THURSDAY, MAY 3

Crystal and Mineral Trunk Show – 11am. Franklin Shire, renowned yoga instructor will be offering crystals and minerals from personal collection : quartz, amethyst, malachite, fluorite, pyrite. Bewies Holistic Market, 430 Bedford Rd, Armonk. 914.273.9437.

SATURDAY, MAY 5

PULSE Mindfulness Manifestation Empowerment Workshop – 9:30am-4:30pm. Learn an easy-to-use tool to become empowered. Participants create their desires and let go of blocks. $75 including lunch. Mariandale Center, Ossining. Info: PulseManifestation.com. Register: Mariandale.org.

Cinco de Mayo – 2-7pm. An outdoor event. All ages. Mexican food, beverages, craft table and live entertainment. Free to public. Mamaroneck Ave between Maple Ave and E Post Rd, White Plains. Info: wpbid.com.

SUNDAY, MAY 6

The “Mental Gut” Health Forum – Two sessions: 10:30am-2pm or 5-8:30pm. Learn how the gut can impact mental health. A Lecture, panel discussion and Q & A. Early-Bird $53; After April 22: $63. The Westport Inn, 1595 Post Rd. East, Westport. Info: Francesca 914.837.6830. Register: mentalguthealth.com (Events).

 

 

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

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

UPCOMING EVENTS
Please call ahead to confirm event details.

TUESDAY, AUGUST 1

Cooking Around the World: Kids’ Cooking Classes – 9am-12noon. 7/31-8/4. Ages 7-12. Kids learn how to safely cut, peel, prepare and taste new recipes. $250 for the week, $50 per day. Peekskill, New Era Creative Space, 1016 Brown St, Peekskill. Info: 646.242.6452; necspace.com.

Yoga for Athletes – 1:45-3pm. Weekly. Gain body awareness and concentration enabling body and breath to work together to take one’s sport to the next level. Quest Yoga Arts, 11 E Main St, Mt Kisco. Register: 914.241.9642. QuestYogaArts.com.

Akashic Records Healing Circle – 6-7:30pm. With Christine VanCoughnett. $20. Synchronicity, Brewster. Register: 845.363.1765. SynchronicityNY.com.

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 2

Prenatal Yoga – 1-2:15pm. Weekly. Connect with innate maternal wisdom, reduce discomforts of pregnancy and prepare for birth and motherhood. Quest Yoga Arts, 11 E Main St, Mt Kisco. Register: 914.241.9642. QuestYogaArts.com.

Shamanic Drumming Circle – 4:30-6pm. With Amy Benesch $20. Synchronicity, Brewster. Register: 845.363.1765. SynchronicityNY.com.

Free screening of the Film: Circle of Poison – 7pm. An introduction, light refreshments and “meet the farmers” session before the screening, and a Q&A session afterward. Katonah Village Library, 26 Bedford Rd., Katonah. Info: 914.232.3508, KatonahLibrary.org.

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

THURSDAY, AUGUST 3

It’s Your Health – Aug 3, 10, 17, 14. 12:30pm. Four-week workshop focuses on practical information and strategies for healthy eating, stress management, fitness and accessible activities. Register: 914.232.5717. SomersLibrary.org.

Teens Create: Up-cycled T-Shirt Pillow – 4-5:30pm. Bring a tee-shirt to turn into a keepsake decorative pillow. For teens grades 5th grade and up. Register: 914.232.5717. SomersLibrary.org.

SATURDAY, AUGUST 5

Align & Flow Level 1 – 10-11:15pm. Weekly. Emphasis on strength building, endurance and alignment. Quest Yoga Arts, 11 E Main St, Mt Kisco. Register: 914.241.9642. QuestYogaArts.com.

Prenatal Yoga – 11:30am-12:45pm. Weekly. Connect with one’s innate maternal wisdom, reduce discomforts of pregnancy and prepare for birth and motherhood. Quest Yoga Arts, 11 E Main St, Mt Kisco. Register: 914.241.9642. QuestYogaArts.com.

Akashic Records Certification Two Day Class – Aug 5 and 6. Noon-5pm. $250. Synchronicity, 1511 Rte 22, Brewster. Register: 845.363.1765. SynchronicityNY.com.

SUNDAY, AUGUST 6

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

Teen Yoga and Meditation Series – 1-2pm. Weekly. Understand how stress affects mind, body and lifestyle. Learn tools to manage anxiety, be focused and happier. $100 five classes. PranaMoon Yoga, 1000 N Division St, 2H, Peekskill. Info, Elisha Simpson: 914.319.4010; CrossOverYogaProject.org.

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

MONDAY, AUGUST 7

Free Health Lecture: What is Ayurveda and How Does It Compare with Western (Allopathic) Medicine? – 6-8pm. Presented by Dr. Kaushik of Dr. Kaushik’s Ayurvedic and Naturopathic Clinic. Katonah Library, 26 Bedford Rd, Katonah 914.232.3508. DrKaushik.com.

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

TUESDAY, AUGUST 8

Guided Lakeside Meditation and Discussion for Women – 10:30-11:30am. $35. Chappaqua. Sign-up: JodiBaretz.com.

Vinyasa Level 2/3 – 5:15-6:30pm. Weekly. Intended for intermediate and advanced yogis seeking an invigorating flow class challenge. Quest Yoga Arts, 11 E Main St, Mt Kisco. Register: 914.241.9642. QuestYogaArts.com.

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

Essential Oils for Self-Care Workshop – 6:30-8:30pm. Learn to use essential oils to support overall well-being. $35. Quest Yoga Arts, 11 E Main St, Mt Kisco. Register: 914.241.9642. QuestYogaArts.com.

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 9

Guided Lakeside Meditation and Discussion for Women – 10:30-11:30am. $35. Chappaqua. Sign-up: JodiBaretz.com.

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

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

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

FRIDAY, AUGUST 11

New Moms’ Group – 10:30-11:30am. Every other Fri. To ask specific questions or want to hang out and talk—mom and baby stop by. Moms’ one-four months postpartum and pregnant women. Donation. Quest Yoga Arts, 11 E Main St, Mt Kisco. Preregister: 914.241.9642. QuestYogaArts.com.

Sacred Stones Level III – 5-7pm/class. 7-8pm/test following for those seeking certification. With Joann Fava. $45. Synchronicity, Brewster. Register: 845.363.1765. SynchronicityNY.com.

Monthly Reiki Healing Circle – 7-8:30pm. Reiki, a recognized natural healing system that supports the body’s innate healing ability. Like-minded souls sharing the collective consciousness using Reiki energy. $20 suggested. Mt Kisco. 914.864.0462. Center4Healing.net.

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

SATURDAY, AUGUST 12

Wake Up the Magic of Your True Essence – 10:30am-12pm. Mini retreat to shift vibration and awaken true essence. Cold Spring Retreat House. Info: 845.424.6219. AwakenYourTrueEssence.com.

Breastfeeding Basics Workshop – 1:30-4:30pm. Learn what to expect and how to get started with breastfeeding. Discuss positioning, latch, supply and more. For expecting couples. 25 plus weeks. $75. Quest Yoga Arts, 11 E Main St, Mt Kisco. Register: 914.241.9642. QuestYogaArts.com.

Monday, AugUST 14

Cooking Around the World: Kids’ Cooking Classes – 9am-12noon. 8/14-18. Ages 4-10. Kids learn how to safely cut, peel, prepare and taste new recipes.  $250 for the week, $50 per day. Peekskill, New Era Creative Space, 1016 Brown St, Peekskill. Info: 646.242.6452; necspace.com

TUESDAY, AUGUST 15

Akashic Records – 5-8pm. Learn to read these records through the Pathway Prayer Process, a responsible, reliable method for working in this remarkable, infinite, spiritual resource. Info, Kia: 808.927.4024. RainbowHeart.net.

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 16

Quit Alcohol Simply and Permanently: Weiss Method Info-Lecture – 1-2pm. Learn to overcome alcohol more easily than ever thought possible. Natural, effective method for overcoming many everyday habits and addictions. Free lecture, Q&A. Briarcliff location. RSVP: 914.705.1805. Weiss-Method.com.

Faces of the Divine – 6:30pm. With Zhenya Amditis. Discover how the divine may be working with participants in their lives. $30. Golden Prana, 223 Katonah Ave, Katonah. 914.236.4503. Register online: StarvisionsCommunity.org.

Curing Addiction from the Core: Weiss Method Info-Lecture – 7-8pm. Learn simple, effective method for overcoming everyday addictions ranging from alcohol to nicotine, sugar and weight loss. All natural. 80 percent success rate. Free Lecture, Q&A. Briarcliff location. RSVP: 914.705.1805. Weiss-Method.com.

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

THURSDAY, AUGUST 17

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

FRIDAY, AUGUST 18

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

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

SATURDAY, AUGUST 19

Special Event: An Ayurvda Cooking Class – 10-4pm. Learn to prepare an authentic Ayurvedic meal from an expert. Presented by Dr. Kaushik’s Ayurvedic and Naturopathic Clinic. Center for Mindfulness and Insight Meditation, 9 Picketts Ridge Rd, Redding, CT. Info: 914.875.9088.

Sound Healing with Tibetan Bowls – 5:30-7pm. With Michelle Clifton. The rhythmic sounds of singing bowls have profound healing effect on the nervous system affecting our mind, body and soul. $30 preregistered. $40 door. Mt Kisco. 914. 864.0462. Center4Healing.net.

SUNDAY, AUGUST 20

Serenity By The Lake: Day of Pampering – 2 sessions 9:30am-4pm, or 11am-5:30pm. Sample spa services, cruise on Lake Mahopac, and lunch at the Freight House Cafe, rejuvenate with yoga by the lake. $229. Sarah’s House of Health. Info/Register: 845.802.8038.

Interfaith Sunday, Climate Change – 10:30am. The Chapel at Croton Falls, in partnership with the Buddhist Association of the United States, Center for Earth Ethics and Sage-ing International. Light refreshments follow. Free, all welcome. The Chapel at Croton Falls, 609, Rt 22, Croton Falls.

Align With Your Higher Self – 11am-12:30pm. A channeled guidance session with Mary Ellen O’Brien. Small group gathering. Rose Healing Center, Verplanck. Info: 845.424.6219. Register online/RSVP: AwakenYourTrueEssence.com.

Eclipse Yoga – 6-7:30pm. A unique sensory cosmic experience on the mat. Move and groove through sun and moon salutations in recognition of upcoming solar eclipse. $30. Quest Yoga Arts, 11 E Main St, Mt Kisco. Register: 914.241.9642. QuestYogaArts.com.

MONDAY, AUGUST 21

7-Day Raw Plant Food Detox – 8/21-8/27. Edit Babbon offers a program designed to jumpstart a broader transformation to better mind-body health. $125. Zen Garden, 61 Lakeview Dr, Yorktown Heights. Info: 917.721.2529, ZenGardenYoga.net.

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

TUESDAY, AUGUST 22

Monthly Meditation Circle – 6:30pm. With Cheryl Sprague. Using a variety of methods from singing bowls, drumming and more, join this momentary dedication to oneself, finding peace and stillness in our busy lives. $15. DG Sanctuary, 2 LaGrange Ave, Poughkeepsie. 845.473.2206. DreamingGoddess.com.

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 23

Angelic Realm and Enlightened Beings – 7-9pm. With Carol Essig. Enjoy meditation and receive channeled energy’s healing touch of divine energy. 15 max. $25. Golden Prana, 223 Katonah Ave, Katonah. 914.236.4503. Register online: StarvisionsCommunity.org.

FRIDAY, AUGUST 25

Akashic Records – 6-9pm. Learn to read these records through the Pathway Prayer Process, a responsible, reliable method for working in this remarkable, infinite, spiritual resource. Info, Kia: 808.927.4024. RainbowHeart.net.

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

SATURDAY, AUGUST 26

Newborn Care Workshop – 1:30-4:30pm. Learn immediate newborn procedures, sleep expectations, cord care, how to read baby’s cues, diapering, bathing, swaddling and more. $95. Quest Yoga Arts, 11 E Main St, Mt Kisco. Preregister: 914.241.9642. QuestYogaArts.com.

SUNDAY, AUGUST 27

Sugar Addiction and Overeating Solution: Weiss Method Info-Lecture NYC – Noon-1pm. Learn a method to lose weight, overcome nicotine, alcohol, overeating and sugar addictions. Free lecture, Q&A. NYC location, E37th btwn Park & Lex. Reservation: 914.705.1805. Weiss-Method.com.

Natural Way to Overcome Addictions – 1-2pm. Simple, effective method for quitting smoking, alcohol, easy, natural weight loss and overcoming other everyday addictions. 80 percent success rate. Simpler than most would believe. NYC location, E37th btwn Park & Lex. RSVP: 914.705.1805. Weiss-Method.com.

MONDAY, AUGUST 28

Energy Healing Circle – 7-9pm. With Anne Bentzen. Offers stress reduction, emotional and physical pain relief through deep relaxation. Discover natural healing solutions with Reiki in group setting. $25. Golden Prana, 223 Katonah Ave, Katonah. 914.588.4079. Register online: StarvisionsCommunity.org.

Tuesday, August 29

Cooking Around the World: Kids’ Cooking Classes – 9:30am-12noon. 8/29-30. Ages 4-9. Kids learn how to safely cut, peel, prepare and taste new recipes. $100 for 2 days, $50 per day, Croton at Asbury Methodist Church, 17 Old Post Rd South, Croton. Info: 646.242.6452; cookingwithkidsny.eventsmart.com.

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 30

Is Vision the Missing Piece of the Puzzle? Open House – 7-8:30pm. Questions and curiosity welcome. Light refreshments. Free. Dr. Samantha Slotnick, 495 Central Park Ave, Ste 301, Scarsdale. RSVP: 914.874.1177.

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

 

 

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

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

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

UPCOMING EVENTS
Please call ahead to confirm event details.

THURSDAY, DECEMBER 1

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

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 2

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

SATURDAY, DECEMBER 3

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

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

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

SUNDAY, DECEMBER 4

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

MONDAY, DECEMBER 5

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

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

TUESDAY, DECEMBER 6

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

WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 7

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

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

THURSDAY, DECEMBER 8

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

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

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 9

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

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

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

SATURDAY, DECEMBER 10

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

SUNDAY, DECEMBER 11

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

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

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

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

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

MONDAY, DECEMBER 12

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

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

TUESDAY, DECEMBER 13

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

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 16

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

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

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

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

SATURDAY, DECEMBER 17

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

SUNDAY, DECEMBER 18

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

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

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

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

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

MONDAY, DECEMBER 19

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

WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 21

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

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

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 23

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

WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 28

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

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

SUNDAY, JANUARY 1

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

 

 

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

cover-nov16-225The following events appear in Natural Awakenings – Westchester, Putnam, Dutchess NY, October 2016 Edition.

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

UPCOMING EVENTS
Please call ahead to confirm event details.

TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 1

Embrace Recovery Yoga – 11:30am-1pm. Tuesdays in November.  A yoga and meditation class for woman on the recovery path whose lives have been impacted by alcohol addiction. Learn yogic “tools” in a supportive environment. $20. Dragonfly Wellness Yoga Studio, 109 Croton Ave. Ossining. Info: 914.523.2251.

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 2

Alternative Medicine for Chronic Lyme Disease – 6:30-8pm. Dr. David Connell discusses the health effects of Lyme Disease as well as preventative and alternative measures. Registration required:  845.225.8585.  Kent Public Library, 17 Sybil’s Crossing, Kent Lakes,  kentlibrary.org.

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 3

Teen Yoga & Mindfulness – Nov 3, 17, Dec 1 and 15. 5-6pm. Learn to slow down and increase awareness, to use breath to find calm during times of challenge and more. Grades 5 and up. Bring mat. Somers Library. Register: 914.232.5717. SomersLibrary.org.

Holistic Moms Meeting: What Is Slow Medicine Therapy? – 7:30pm. With Psycho-spiritual counselor, Robin Queen Finkelstein of SunRaven in Bedford specializing in relationship therapies for couples and families. Rye Free Reading Room, 1061 Boston Post Rd. HolisticMoms.org.

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 4

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

Spinal Zap – 7-8:30pm. With Brett Bevell. Receive this amazing group energy healing of karmic release. $30 preregistration. $35 door. The Center for Health and Healing, Mt Kisco. 914.864.0462. Center4Healing.net.

SATURDAY, NOVEMER 5

Soulful Gatherings Fair – Mediums, healing services and vendors selling jewelry, candles, oils and scents, books, clothing, food and drinks. Location: Patterson Recreation Center. 65 Front St, Patterson. Info: Mike Kulp 914.882.4669

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

Holistic Prevention of Chronic Illness – 9am-1pm. NCC 2040-01/KSU $45. $10 plus materials. Kingston Center of SUNY Ulster, 94 Mary’s Ave, Kingston. Info: 845.339.2025. Register: SunyUlster.Edu/ce.

Basic Yoga – 10:30-11:30am. With Kelly McGovern. Introductory vinyasa class emphasizing the connection between breath and movement, focusing on linking postures and alignment. Audit $25 or six-week series. Wainwright House, Rye. Wainwright.org.

Trauma Informed Yoga Teacher Training – Noon-5pm. With Crossover Yoga Project. Learn mindful tools to support the well-being for communities affected by trauma. $150. Dragonfly Wellness, 109 Croton Ave. Ossining. 914.236.3511. DragonflyWellness.net.

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

Eternal Life and a Course in Miracles – 1-4pm. With Jon Mundy, Ph.D. Learn what this class has to tell us about heaven. $45/$48. Wainwright House, Rye. Wainwright.org.

Learn Spiritual Protection – 2:30-4:30pm.With Angela Pizzarello. $40. Synchronicity, 1511 Rte 22 Brewster. RSVP: 845.363.1765. Info: SynchronicityNY.com.

Sunday, November 6

Shamanic Energy Healing – 10am-5pm. With Jonathan Hammond, international shamanic teacher. Workshop guiding participants into deeper alignment with self, the earth and the cosmos. $150. The Center for Health and Healing, Mt Kisco. Registration: 914.864.0462. Center4Healing.net.

Magical Awakening Level II Training – 11:30am-3:30pm. With Brett Bevell. $200. Synchronicity, 1511 Rte 22 Brewster. RSVP: 845.363.1765. Info: SynchronicityNY.com.

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

Blessing Bowls – 1pm. Decorate bowls with symbols and words expressing gratitude. Learn a ritual to share with family and friends. $30 includes supplies and handouts. Hands of Serenity Healing, 1129 Main St, Fishkill. Register: 845.896.1915. HandsOfSerenityHealing.com.

Teen Yoga, Meditation and Empowerment – Through Dec 18. 1-2:30pm. With Crossover Yoga Project. Weekly yoga, MSBR and discussion for kids ages 12-18. $100 five-weeks. PranaMoon Yoga, 1000 N Division St, Ste 2H, Peekskill. 914.319.4010. CrossOverYogaProject.org.

Women’s Empowerment Circle – 2:30-5pm. Explore 5th/6th charka’s to awaken creative identity and true voice. Strong vinyasa, forward bends, winding down with restorative yoga. $30. SkyBaby Studio, 75 Main St, Cold Spg. 845.265.4444. SkyBabyYoga.com.

Dream Interpretation Workshop – 3-5pm. With David Young. Learn to interpret meaning behind symbols received from subconscious mind. $30 advance. $35 door. Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 236 S Bedford Rd, Rte 172, Mt Kisco. 914.236.4503. StarVisionsCommunity.org.

Sacred Pipe Ceremony – 3-5pm. Offer prayers and gratitude to the universe. Free. However, it is customary to bring a small token such as: herbs, chocolate, tobacco. DG Sanctuary. 2 Lagrange Ave, Poughkeepsie. 845.473.2206. DreamingGoddess.com.

Dream Interpretation Workshop with David Young – 3-5pm. Learn to interpret the deeper meaning behind symbols received from subconscious.  One flute meditation included. Advance $30: starvisionscommunity.org or $35/door. Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 236. S. Bedford Rd., Rt. 172, Mt. Kisco. 914.236.4503.

MONDAY, NOVEMBER 7

Funky Flow Yoga – 9:30-10:30am.With Sinda Anzovino. All levels creative flow class. Breath and alignment based. Set to upbeat eclectic funky music. Express oneself. Audit $25 or seven-week series. Wainwright House, Rye. Wainwright.org.

Fundraiser for the Nicaragua Sensory Garden Project – 6:30-10pm. Food, door prizes, live jazz, silent art auction.  $20 pre-sale; $30 door. The Mill, 583 Warburton Ave, Hastings on Hudson. Search on  Eventbrite.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, NOVEMBER 8

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.

Qi Gong Classes – Nov 8 and 22. 6:30-7:30pm. Sacred Space Healing Arts Studio, 436 Main St, Beacon. $10. Lorraine: 845.416.4598. Info: EmpoweredByNature.net.

Tai Chi & Qigong – 7-8:30pm.With Jim Russo. Learn a 2000 year old exercise to strengthen the heart and circulatory system, based on the five elements and movements of the crane. Free. Quest Yoga Arts, 11 E Main St, Mt Kisco. Register: 914.241.9642. QuestYogaArts.com.

WEDNESDAY NOVEMBER 9

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, NOVEMBER 10

Food & Water Watch Volunteer Meeting – 6-7:30pm. Projects include working to ban fracking pipelines and stopping the Trans-Pacific Partnership. Ethical Culture Society of Westchester, 7 Saxon Wood Rd, White Plains. RSVP Greta Zarro 347.774.4597. Info: FoodAndWaterWatch.org.

Reiki Reboot – 6:30-9:30pm. Individual attunements, meditation, hands-on Reiki circle and breathing exercises to amp up one’s vibe before the holidays. All levels of attunement. $55. DG Sanctuary, 2 Lagrange Ave, Poughkeepsie. 845.473.2206. DreamingGoddess.com.

Mental Health Association Community Conversation – 7pm. For individuals and families whose children have significant mental health issues. Free. Eileen Fisher Learning Lab in Irvington. Register: MHAWestchester.org.

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 11

Restorative Yoga for Trauma – Nov 11-13. 7pm. 10-Hour Training for Yoga Teachers with Aline Marie. Learn anatomy and neuroscience of trauma, beneficial prop techniques and more. $275. Inner Balance Studio, 1072 Rte 311, Patterson. 845.878.7800. InnerBalanceStudio.org.

Mala & Merriment Making Workshop – 7-9pm. Inspiring workshop to learn to make a mala. Choose from a variety of gemstones and beads. Refreshments will be served. $50. Quest Yoga Arts, 11 E Main St, Mt Kisco. Register: 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.

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 12

Reiki 1 & 2 – 10am-4pm. With Reiki Master Marcus Feighery. $275. Synchronicity, 1511 Rte 22 Brewster. RSVP: 845.363.1765. SynchronicityNY.com.

Family Yoga & Mindfulness – Noon-1pm. All levels, ages. Explore standing poses, sun salutations, partner poses, breathing and relaxation techniques and fun, interactive yoga games. Somers Library. Register: 914.232.5717. SomersLibrary.org.

Chakras and Healing – 1:30-4:30pm. With Shari Friedrichsen. Learn to undo energy restrictions for healing. $45 members. $65 nonmembers advance. The Yoga Studio, Club Fit, 584 N State Rd, Briarcliff Manor. Info: Audrey Brooks: 914.582.7816. YTAyoga.com.

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

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, NOVEMBER 13

Fundamentals of Reflexology – 9am-5pm. With Susan Raskin RN. Approved by NCBTMB for 8 NY State Sponsored CEs. Learn practical skills to safely practice reflexology. For LMTs and licensed healthcare providers. Registration: $225. Mt Kisco. 914.864.0462. Center4Healing.net.

Paws on Pillow: Outreach Program – 10:30-11:30am.Volunteers needed to make beds and toys for the comfort of our dogs and cats in Westchester Animal Shelters or donate items. See website for details. Wainwright House, Rye. Wainwright.org.

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

Ayurveda, Diet and Nutrition: Achieving Balance and Harmony – 1-3pm. Free lecture. Light refreshments will be served. Dr. Kaushik’s Ayurvedic and Naturopathic Clinic, 6 Yellow Monkey Village, 792 Rte 35, Cross River. Info: 646.670.6725. DrKaushik.com.

Benefits of Aromatherapy – 5-6:30pm. Learn therapeutic benefits and how it can help relax, boost energy and mood, regulate appetite, cravings and more. $10. Hygeia Integrated Health, 3505 Hill Blvd, Ste K, Yorktown Hts. Advance registration required: 914.352.6116.

MONDAY, NOVEMBER 14

Modern Day Millionaire Event – 11/14 & 11/15. With Bob Proctor at Carnegie Hall in NYC. Info: ModernDayMillionaire.com. For a $10 discount, use discount promo code CLBOBNYC.

Nia: Barefoot Dancing Playshop – 10am-noon. With Jayne Mielo. Explore signature foot and base moves. Learn a bit of anatomy, foot care and relaxation tips. $32/$35. Wainwright House, Rye. 914.967.6080. Wainwright.org.

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 16

StarVisions Healing Circle – 7pm. With Anne Bentzen, Reiki Master. Stress reduction and health enhancement achieved through deep relaxation. Experience natural healing. Max 18. $20. Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 236 S Bedford Rd, Mt Kisco. Preregistration required: 914.236.4503.

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 17

Young Living Essential Oil Holiday Workshop – 6-8pm. Stay balanced during the Holiday Season and truly embrace the reason for the season. Register by November 16. $10. Includes light refreshments. Info: 914.556.8258. Katonah address given at registration.

Free Intro to Qigong Workshop – 7-8:30pm. With Margaret Steele. Gentle classes. Wear loose, comfortable clothes. Classical Acupuncture & Aromatherapy is located at 25 North Division St., 2nd floor, Peekskill. Register on SteeleNeedlesAcupuncture.com.

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 18

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, NOVEMER 19

Protect the Righteous Qi – 9am-1pm. L Hughes, instructor. Holistic prevention of chronic illness. LES458. (5652 90) $49. Dutchess Community College, South. Register with school: 845.431.8910. SunyDutchess.edu/cfweb.

Align With Your Higher Self – 11am-12:30pm. A Channeled Guidance Session with Mary Ellen O’Brien at the Rose Healing Center in Verplanck. $30 or $25 online in advance: AwakenYourTrueEssence.com

Teaching Yoga & Mindfulness to Youth – 1-3pm Teachers, support staff and parents learn to guide kids through simple breathing techniques and yoga moves. $50. Quest Yoga Arts, 11 E Main St, Mt Kisco. Register: 914.241.9642. QuestYogaArts.com.

SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 20

Community Happening Day at Dutchess Yoga – 10am-2pm. Day of yoga, meditation, pie, coffee and tea with the community and owner Sandy Sooknanan. Dutchess Yoga, in the Lynn Building, 1575 Rte. 376 (at Angels Hill Rd), Wappingers Falls. Info: DutchessYoga.com.

Introduction to Conscious Parenting – 5-6:30pm. Learn philosophy, tools and techniques of Conscious Parenting and how it helps raising happy, healthy, confident children. $10. Hygeia Integrated Health 3505 Hill Blvd, Ste K, Yorktown Hts. Advance registration: 914.352.6116.

Restorative Workshop – 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, NOVEMBER 21

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

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 25

Faerie Friday – 1pm/Faerie Lanterns; 3pm/Faerie Journals. Season with magickal faerie energy. $15 per class. $25 for both. Faerie fans of all ages. Hands of Serenity Healing, 1129 Main St, Fishkill. Register: 845.896.1915. HandsOfSerenityHealing.com.

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 26

Serenity Saturday – Noon-6pm. Season in light and balance. Crystal Reiki sessions all day. Energy exchange. $50, half donated to families in need. Reserve space. Hands of Serenity Healing, 1129 Main St, Fishkill. Register: 845.896.1915. HandsOfSerenityHealing.com.

SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 27

Psychic Sunday – Noon-6pm. Day of insight and healing with our readers. $25, half donated to families in need. Hands of Serenity Healing, 1129 Main St, Fishkill. Register: 845.896.1915. HandsOfSerenityHealing.com.

MONDAY, NOVEMBER 28

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

TUESDAY, NOVEMBR 29

Slow Medicine Family Healing – This program incorporates a whole systems approach, supporting and nourishing the entire family in all aspects of the life together within the home. 501 Guard Hill Rd, Bedford. Info/details: 914.218.3113. SlowMedicine.org.

Roland Comtois – 6-8:30pm. Internationally renowned medium and spirit guide delivers channeled messages for the soul and famous Purple Papers offer eternal love, hope and healing. $80. Bedford Presbyterian Church, Village Green, Bedford. 914.236.4503. Register StarVisionsCommunity.org.

New Moon Gatherings – 7-8:30pm. With Pamela Cucinell. Weaving together mythological stories, color, sound and guided meditation. Focus on goals and carefully seed one’s potential $32/$35. Wainwright House, Rye. 914.967.6080. Wainwright.org.

Slow Medicine for Couples – 7-9pm. Through the principles of Slow Medicine, learn the keys to a successful relationship and how to incorporate that into daily life. $50 per couple. 501 Guard Hill Rd, Bedford. 914.218.3113. SlowMedicine.org.

WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 7

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.

 

 

 

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

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

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

UPCOMING EVENTS
Please call ahead to confirm event details.

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 1

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

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

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

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

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 2

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

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

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

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 5

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

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

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

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

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 6

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

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 7

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

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

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

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

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 8

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 9

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

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

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

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

MONDAY, OCTOBER 10

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

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 12

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

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 14

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

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

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 15

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

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

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

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

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

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

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 16

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

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

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

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

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

MONDAY, OCTOBER 17

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

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 18

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

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

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

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

WEDNESDAY,OCTOBER 19

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

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 21

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

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

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

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

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

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 22

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

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

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 23

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

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

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

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

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

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

MONDAY, OCTOBER 24

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

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

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 25

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

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

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

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 26

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

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

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 28

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

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

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 29

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

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

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

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

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

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 30

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

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

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

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

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

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

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 4

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

SATURDAY, NOVEMER 5

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

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

Sunday, November 6

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

 

 

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