February 2011 Events

TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 1

Tai Chi Class – 7-8:30pm (2/1, 2/8, 2/15, 2/22). The Sanctuary, 97 Old Rt. 6, Carmel. $110/8 class block. 824.225.3777; Carmelsanctuary.com.

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 2

Healing Circle of Light – 12-1pm. Spiritinside Healing Center, 344 Main St., Ste.205, Mt. Kisco.  All welcome. Free. 914.730.0155 or  914.400.7056; spiritinside.net.

Meditation Series – 7-8pm (2/2, 2/9, 2/16, 2/23). Be guided through breathing, letting go, and connecting with the deeper self; an excellent program for beginners. Divine Compassion Spirituality Center at Good Counsel Campus, 52 No.Broadway, 2nd floor, White Plains. $15. 914.798.1202.

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 3

“Deeksha” – 7-8pm (2/3 & 2/17). Deeksha is also known as The Oneness Blessing. The Sanctuary, 97 Old Rte. 6, Carmel. $10/donation. 845.225.3777; Carmelsanctuary.com.

Prenatal Discussion Group – 7-8:30pm (2/3, 2/10, 2/17, 2/24). Pregnant women and new mothers gather to connect, share, and receive answers about pregnancy, labor and newborn care. Stern Chiropractic & Integrative Wellness, 27 Radio Circle Dr., Ste. 104, Mount Kisco. 914.299.0544; childbirthpartners.com.

Pendulum Workshop – 7-9pm w/Bente Hansen. Learn the basics of clearing past life energy blockages, interferences and programs. Bring a pendulum, or many are for sale at Awakenings, 215 Katonah Ave., Katonah. $25/reserved. 914.232.0382; awakeningskatonah.com.

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 4

The Yin of Yoga – 6-9pm w/Amy Pearce-Hayden. Practice looks at the emotional body through the lens of the physical body. Experience a passive yet deeply physical yoga practice. $40. The YogaScape and Spa, 1100 Rte. 52, 2nd floor, Carmel. 845.225.9642.

Practitioner Back Care & Yoga – 7-8:45pm w/Michael Kennis & Athina Pride. This workshop is for the dedicated yoga practitioner. Infinite Yoga Center, 2 East Ave., Ste. 205, Larchmont. $25/advance; $30/same day. 914.833.1210; InfiniteYogaCenter.net.

Gallery Event – 7-9pm w/Medium Phil Quinn. The Sanctuary, 97 Old Rte. 6, Carmel. $125. 845.225.3777; Carmelsanctuary.com.

Intro to Life Coaching – 7-9pm w/Lisa St. John. Learn how to move beyond wounds and to live the heart’s desire. Awakenings, 215 Katonah Ave., Katonah. Free. 914.232.0382; awakeningskatonah.com.

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 5

Somers Energy Expo – 9am-4pm.  Day of speakers and vendors, motivating residents and businesses to get involved in the national effort to mitigate the effects of Climate Change. Family $20/Adult $15/Student $5. Admission includes lunch. Somers High School, Route 139 Somers. Info: GreenSomers.org.

Eaglefest – 9-4pm. Eagle viewing sites along the Hudson River. Educational displays, collaborators’ exhibits, children’s activities, and music. Teatown Lake Reservation, 1600 Spring Valley Rd., Ossining. 914.762.2912 x110; teatown.org.

Foot Reflexology Certification Course – 9am-5pm (2/5-6; 2/19-20; 3/5-6; 3/19-20; 4/9-10; 5/14-15). This is the first of six weekend sessions of a 200-hour certification program. For more info or to register: 914.649.5262; IntegrativeHealthPractices.com.

Briarcliff Indoor Farmers Market – 10am-12noon. Musician Matt Turk entertains for shoppers of fresh food from local farmers and food artisans. Market is open weekly 9am-1pm.  Briarcliff Congregational Church, 30 S. State Rd. Free. 914.923.4837; communitymarkets.biz.

Footfalls a Quiet Journey – 10am-1pm w/Bern Richards. Take a journey with drums and rattles sharing vision quest experiences along with a white feather, whale/dolphin meditation. Spiritinside Healing Center, 344 Main St., Mt. Kisco. $125. Registration required: 914.730.0155; spiritinside.net.

Kirtan – 7pm. Golden Temple, 223 Katonah Ave., Katonah. $10/suggested donation; kids free. Directions: goldentempleyoga.com.

SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 6

Mastermind Groups Forming – Time TBA. Lifestreams Healing invites Westchester and Putnam residents to join a collective of like-minded people seeking self-mastery through the power of a mastermind group. Program begins March 6; individuals must reserve by February 24. Visit: lifestreamshealing.com.

Reiki I Certification – 10am-4pm w/AnneBentzen, Usui/Karuna Master. Learn Reiki history, and practices for self-care. Stern Chiropractic & Integrative Wellness, 27 Radio Circle Dr, Ste. 104, Mt. Kisco. $150/includes manual & certificate. Pre-pay by Feb.1. 914.588.4079.

My Own Psychic/My Own Medium – 1-5pm (2/6, 2/19, 3/6) w/Carol Hutner. Wainwright House, 260 Stuyvesant Ave., Rye. 914.967.6080; wainwright.org.

Community Yoga Class – 1:30-2:30pm.Visit the YogaScape and Spa for a free community class held the first Sunday of each month. 1100 Rte. 52, 2nd floor (at Farmers Mills Rd.), Carmel. 845.225.9642; theyogascape.com.

Natural Awakenings Event – 3pm. A community gathering and showing of the film 2012: Time for Change; offering an optimistic alternative to apocalyptic doom and gloom. Q&A with expert panel and exhibitors follows. The Wainwright House, 260 Stuyvesant Ave., Rye. $10/free after 5pm. Advanced RSVP required: 914.617.8750; WakeUpNaturally.com.

Candlelit Kundalini & Meditation – 5:30-7pm. Strengthen the nervous system, enhance creative potential, and find deep inner calm. Quest Yoga Arts, 11-13 Main St., Mt. Kisco. $20 paid registration by 2/4. 914.241.9642; questyogaarts.com.

MONDAY, FEBRUARY 7

Adult Meditation Group – 7:15-8:15pm. Bi-monthly thematic guided meditation and group discussion. Scarsdale Wellness Center, 531 Central Park Ave., Ste. 304, Scarsdale. $15.  914.722.1989.

TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 8

Westchester Holistic Breakfast – 8-10am. Dr. Debra Weiss presents “Eat Smart, Get Fit in 2011.”  Gather together and enjoy an organic breakfast in a beautiful setting. Spirituality Center at Good Counsel Campus, 52 No. Broadway, White Plains. $18/non-members, $15/members. 914.422.1784; WestchesterHolisticNetwork.org.

Cleansing & Detoxification Demo – 10am-12noon. Discover how to find the true source of health. Receive a free five minute chair massage and sample the benefits of therapeutic juices. WellSpring Holistic Health Center, 1415 Boston Post Rd., Larchmont. 914.341.1246.

Holistic Moms Network –6:30-8:30pm. Join a panel of local birth professionals and parents to explore options and opportunities for empowered birth. Desmond-Fish Library Program Room, Rt. 9D and 403, Garrison. 845.809.5242; holisticmoms.org.

Angelic Guided Meditation – 7-9pm w/Francine Vale. Bring the Self into alignment with the Higher Self. Learn greater self-empowerment, and life becomes more peaceful and harmonious. Human Bodyworks Massage Therapy & Healing Arts Center, 32 Main St., Hastings on Hudson. 917.445.1767; HumanBodyworks.com.

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 9

Key Topics in Experiential Health/Healing – 5pm w/Dr. Steven Horowitz. Stamford Hospital’s Tully Health Center, Conference room C, 32 Strawberry Hill Ct., Stamford, CT. 203. 874.4252; learn.edu.

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 10

Wholistic Physical Therapy – 6:30-7:30pm w/Peter Dorsa, PT.  Goal setting and self-treatment exercises to do at home. Win a free MFR treatment. Make 2011 the best year of health and wellness. Info: 845.940.1050.

Master of Arts in Experiential Health/Healing – 7pm. Presented by The Graduate Institute at   Total Life Care Center, 152 East Ave., Norwalk, CT.  Free. 203. 874.4252; learn.edu.

Mediumship Circle – 7-9pm. Suzanne Dye leads a team that will pass on messages received from the other side of the veil. Awakenings, 215 Katonah Ave., Katonah. $20/suggested donation.  914.232.0382; awakeningskatonah.com.

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 11

Meditation – 7:30-9pm w/Tom Cummings. Infinite Yoga Center, 2 East Ave., Ste. 205, Larchmont.  $15; $12/seniors & students.  914.833.1210; InfiniteYogaCenter.net.

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 12

Art Project/Mamaroneck Indoor Farmers Market – 10am-12noon. Join the Pelham Art Center for a free crafts project. Market is open weekly 9am-1pm. St Thomas Episcopal Church, 168 W. Boston Post Rd. Free. 914.923.4837; communitymarkets.biz.

Yorktown Reiki Class – 10am-4pm (2/12, 2/13). Learn Reiki I and II from a long time health professional. $275/includes materials. Call Reiki Master Roberta Rosenberg at 914.720.1108.

Psychic Saturday – 11am-4pm. Empower the self with good decisions for all life’s issues by finding the path to higher understanding. Spiritinside Healing Center, 344 Main St., Ste. 205, Mt. Kisco. $30/15mins; $60/30mins; $100/45mins. 914.730.0155; spiritinside.net.

Partner Yoga Workshop – 2-4pm. Work with a partner and learn to assist each other in moving further into poses, challenging existing edges and exploring new ones. $35/each. Quest Yoga Arts, 11-13 Main St., Mt. Kisco. 914.241.9642; questyogaarts.com.

Loving Hands/Techniques for Home Massage – 2-4:30pm w/Adrea Robles, LMT. Learn simple massage techniques with a partner that can be preformed at home. Release stress and melt into relaxation. Liberation Yoga, 900 S. Lake Blvd. $35/per person; $60/couple. 845.803.8389.

SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 13

Adept Class – 10am-5pm. Take the next step on the spiritual path. The Sanctuary, 97 Old Rte. 6, Carmel. More info: 845.225.3777; Carmelsanctuary.com.

Prenatal Yoga – 10:30am-11:45am 2/13-4/3 (skips 2/20, 2/27). This class incorporates yoga poses modified for the unique requirements of the pregnant body. 6wks/$150 . Quest Yoga Arts, 11-13 Main St. Mt. Kisco, 914.241.9642; questyogaarts.com.

Meditation/Satsang – 1:30-2:30pm w/Amy Pearce-Hayden, ERTY. Join like-minded in a thought provoking look into yogic philosophy, followed by guided meditation. Yogascape and Spa, 1100 Rte. 52, 2nd floor, Carmel. Free. 845.225.9642.

Restorative Yoga – 5-7pm. This is a powerful practice incorporating gentle postures and breath that everyone can benefit from, regardless of age or fitness level. Quest Yoga Arts, 11-13 Main St. Mt. Kisco. $25 paid registration by 2/11. 914.241.9642; questyogaarts.com.

TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 15

Restoring Balance in a Chronic Culture – 7-8:30 pm. w/Dr. Michael Finkelstein of Sunraven. Discover physical, emotional and spiritual tools for dealing with a chronic condition in oneself or a loved one. The Yoga Loft at The Bedford Post Inn. Info/ Register: 914.234.6646; SunRaven.org.

The Three Solutions to Health Problems – 7-8:30pm w/Dr. Lawrence G. Stern. Discover how using natural healthcare, cleansing and nutrition can prevent and eliminate the cause of disease.

Stern Chiropractic and Integrative Wellness, 27 Radio Circle Dr., Ste. 104, Mount Kisco. Free. 914.864.222; SternWellnessCenter.com.

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 16

Celebrate The Heart Event – 6-9pm. Heart Disease is the #1 killer of women. This event will be an evening of networking, education and hands on demonstrations. A portion of the evening’s proceeds donated to the American Heart Association. $35/includes dinner and dessert.  professionalwomenofputnam.com.

Sugar Blues Lecture – 6:30pm. Holistic Nutrition Coach, Yolanda Faustini Stone teaches attendees how to overcome sugar cravings without willpower or deprivation. 1 Scarsdale Rd., Tuckahoe. Free. Register/info: 917.843.9055; livehealthynewyork.com.

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 17

Whole Foods Market White Plains: Mommy & Me – 9-11am. 3rd Thursdays. Meet other new moms at Mommy & Me in the Whole Foods Market cafe. Complimentary breakfast for Mom and baby; samples, raffles and fun with experts. 110 Bloomingdale Rd. White Plains. RSVP at customer service: 914.288.1300. wholefoods.com.

Love, Medicine & Miracles – 7pm w/Bernie Siegel. The Graduate Institute, 171 Amity Rd., Bethany, CT. $20. Reserve seat at learn.edu/events.

Group Past Life Regression Workshop – 7-9pm. Certified hypnotherapist Saundra (Cindy) Blum, leads the group gently down the path to examine how past experiences influence life today. Awakenings, 215 Katonah Ave. Katonah. $35. 914.232.0382; awakeningskatonah.com.

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 19

Reiki I Workshop – 9:30am-4pm (3/19, 3/20) w/Ginny Mackles, Reiki Master. Be attuned and certified to the first level of Reiki. Millwood. 914.762.7761; ginnymackles.com.

Harbingers of Spring – 10-11:30am.Hike to look for those very first signs that spring is just around the corner. Teatown Lake Reservation, 1600 Spring Valley Rd., Ossining. 914.762.2912; teatown.org.

Canning Demonstration/Mt. Kisco Indoor Farmers Market – 10am-12noon. Learn to “put by” market favorites. Market is open weekly 9am-1pm. Boys and Girls Club of Northern Westchester, 351 E. Main St. Free. 914.923.4837; communitymarkets.biz.

Kirtan – 7pm. Come to the new location for the monthly “home” kirtan and drumming circle. Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Northern Westchester, 236 South Bedford Rd. (Rt.172), Mt Kisco. 914.241.1360.

SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 20

Annual Food Drive Round Robin – 10am-12noon. An all-level class with live music held to benefit a local food bank. Bring fresh/non-perishable food items as admission. The YogaScape and Spa, 1100 Rte. 52, 2nd floor, Carmel. 845.225.9642.

More Truth Will Set You Free Workshop – 2-4:30pm w/Elka Boren, Shaman & Clairvoyant. Also private session’s w/Elka available 2/17-2/22. Human Bodyworks Massage Therapy & Healing Arts Center, 32 Main St., Hastings on Hudson. $45/workshop. 917.445.1767; HumanBodyworks.com.

Kirtan – 3pm. Monthly kirtan at Wainwright House with Satya Franche & Ma Kirtan. 260 Stuyvesant Ave., Rye. $10/advance or $15 at the door. Info: 914.967.6080; wainwright.org.

Prema Birthing Certification Class – 5:30-8:30pm w/ Elka Boren, Shaman & Clairvoyant.   Private sessions with Elka are available 2/17-2/22. Human Bodyworks Massage Therapy & Healing Arts Center. 32 Main St., Hastings on Hudson. Register/info: 917.445.1767; HumanBodyworks.com.

MONDAY, FEBRUARY 21

Adult Meditation Group – 7:15-8:15pm. Bi-monthly thematic guided meditation and group discussion. Scarsdale Wellness Center, 531 Central Park Ave., Ste. 304, Scarsdale. $15.  914.722.1989.

TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 22

K-5 Winter Adventures – 9am-3pm (2/22-2/24). Great opportunity for young children to visit Hilltop Hanover Farm during February break. Children explore the farm and trails, learn about the greenhouses, and cook healthy food. Register: hilltophanoverfarm.org.

Rising Star Healing System Initiation – 5-9pm w/Elka Boren, Shaman & Clairvoyant. Also private sessions available with Elka 2/17-2/22. Human Bodyworks Massage Therapy & Healing Arts Center, 32 Main St. Hastings on Hudson. Register/info: 917.445.1767; HumanBodyworks.com.

Green Drinks Westchester – 6-8pm. Informal, social networking group built around a common interest in the natural environment. Crown Plaza, 66 Hale Ave. White Plains. Info: Call Dani 914.403.5149.

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 24

Open House – 5pm. Discover graduate programs that enrich the spirit and inspire life-long transformation. The Graduate Institute, 171 Amity Rd., Bethany, CT. 203.874.4252; .learn.edu.

“Munay-Ki Circle” – 7-9pm. The Sanctuary, 97 Old Rte. 6, Carmel. $22. 845.225.3777; Carmelsanctuary.com.

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 25

If You Could Not Fail – Time TBA (2/25-2/27) w/Jean Houston. Frst in a series of weekends where the rich soil of the mind, heart and soul is opened for exploration, healing and transformation. Garrison Institute. Info & register: 845.424.4800; garrisoninstitute.org.

Writers Retreat: A Gift of Time – 5:30pm (2/25) through 8pm (2/26). Retreat offers some reflections on the spiritual sources of writing, time to write, and opportunity to share one’s work. Facilitator, M. Doretta Cornell, RDC PhD. Good Counsel Campus, White Plains. Info: 914.798.1244.

Yoga Nidra – 7-9pm w/Athina Pride. This is a guided relaxation practice that includes warm-ups, breathing and affirmations. Infinite Yoga Center, 2 East Ave., Ste. 205, Larchmont. $15; $12/seniors & students. 914.833.1210; InfiniteYogaCenter.net.

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 26

Reiki I – 9:30am-5pm w/Eileen Savage. Wainwright House, 260 Stuyvesant Ave., Rye. 914.967.6080; wainwright.org.

Reiki II Workshop – 9:30am-4pm (2/26, 2/27) w/Ginny Mackles, Reiki Master. Be attuned and certified to the second level of Reiki. Millwood. 914.762.7761; ginnymackles.com.

Cooking Demo/Mt. Kisco Indoor Farmers Market –10am-12noon. Join Fork & Glass Catering for tips, tastes and recipes. Market is open weekly 9am-1pm. Boys and Girls Club of Northern Westchester, 351 E. Main St. Free. 914.923.4837; communitymarkets.biz.

Archetypal Cosmology – 12noon. Dr. Glenn Perry Presents a free online information session on this emerging field. To register or more info: learn.edu/events.

Angelic Connection – 2-4pm w/Robin C. Mueller. Students receive an Angelic attunement, the name of their Angel and an Angelic blessing. Spiritinside Healing Center 344 Main St., Ste.205, Mt. Kisco; spiritinside.net. $125. Registration required: 914.730.0155.

SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 27

Snowshoe Hike – 10-11:30am. Strap on a pair of Teatown’s snowshoes and experience a winter’s day in the woods. If no snow, it’s a hike instead. Adults only. Teatown Lake Reservation, 1600 Spring Valley Rd., Ossining; teatown.org.

TUESDAY, MARCH 1

SunRaven Book Club – 7pm. Discussion of Women Food and God by Geneen Roth. For book club information or to receive Finkelstein’s Skillful Living Newsletter, visit SunRaven.org or call 914.234.6646

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Wednesday, December 1

Bladder Basics School – 10:30am w/Susan Riordan, PT from SRM Women’s Health Physical Therapy. Stress and urge incontinence and the proper exercise to perform. Jumpin’ Jeepers, Route 6, Mahopac. Contact Susan: 914.488.5440.

Open House – 5pm. Learn about unique Masters Degree and Certificate Programs in emerging fields of inquiry. The Graduate Institute, 171 Amity Rd., Bethany, CT. 203.874.4252; learn.edu.

Thursday, December 2

Stress Is Gone Meetup – 1-2pm & 7-8pm (12/2, 12/9). Get year round stress relief; feel tension leave the body and feel better about the future. Human Bodyworks Massage Therapy & Healing Arts Center, 32 Main St., Hastings on Hudson. Free. 917.445.1767; HumanBodyworks.com.

Pendulum Class – 7-9pm w/Bente Hansen. An interactive evening of fun and learning with the pendulum. Get questions answered and leave feeling more confident about how to dowse accurately. Synchronicity. $25. 845.855.1172; synchronicityny.com.

Message Circle – 7-9pm. In a safe, friendly and protected environment, join experienced psychic medium Priscilla Keresey as she channels information, guidance, psychic impressions and messages from the other side. Opal Moon Wellness Center, 2037 Albany Post Rd., Croton. $40. Registration required. 914.788.4955.

Friday, December 3

Purification Retreat – (12/3, 12/4, 12/5). Sponsored by WellSpring Holistic Health Center, enjoy a relaxing weekend that includes education on preventive and healing health care, yoga, detoxification treatments, purification meals, lodging and more. Wainwright House, Rye. Info/register: 914.341.1246.

Yoga Essentials – 6-7:20pm w/Michael (12/3, 12/10, 12/17, 12/24). An instructional class includes a free flow of asana, and a generally relaxed atmosphere. 1st class free/drop-in $18. The YogaScape and Spa, 1100 Rt.52, 2nd floor, Carmel. 845.225.9642.

New Moon Drumming – 6:30-8pm w/Gail Kellstrom. Celebrate in the Cherokee tradition; bring drums and/or rattles, or extras available. Awakenings, 215 Katonah Ave., Katonah. $20/suggested donation. 914.232.0382; awakeningskatonah.com.

Ladies Night Out – 7-10pm. Shopping event at Club Fit JV with  DJ, hors d’oeuvres, desserts, cash bar, 30+ vendors, eco-friendly goody bags & grand prize raffle ticket ($1,000 value), only $15. Benefits the Lakeland Education Foundation. 914.396.7664.

Guest Speaker/Author – 7-9pm. The Graduate Institute hosts renowned author and healer Caroline Myss in a special evening presentation. Yale University, SSS room 114. Pre-paid registration required. The Graduate Institute, Bethany, CT. 203.874.4252; learn.edu/myss.

Saturday, December 4

Naturalist’s Choice Hike – 10am. Join a museum naturalist and find some of the exciting ecological events that are occurring this season. Trailside Nature Museum, Ward Pound Ridge Reservation, Cross River. $4/with park pass; $8/no pass. Info: 914.864.7322.

Fair Trade Festival & Crafts Sale – 10am-5pm. Handmade crafts, foods and other offerings. Suggested donation $2-5. The Memorial United Methodist Church, 250 Bryant Ave. White Plains.¬ Info: 914.861.5465; Memorial4All.org.

Holistic Moms Network – 1-3pm. South Westchester chapter discusses remedies for winter maladies. Full Circle Family Care Clinic, 1241 Mamaroneck Ave., White Plains. All are welcome. Free. Info: 917.543.2519.

Money Lecture – 1-5pm w/Elizabeth Brown. Learn how to shift beliefs about money and begin creating more revenue, despite the economy. Opal Moon Wellness Center, 2037 Albany Post Rd., Croton. $90. Registration required. 914.788.4955; opalmoon.net.

New Moon Ceremony – 2-4pm w/Spiritual Astrologer Demitra Vassiliadis. Learn the power of working with the moon cycles in everyday life. Bring a journal for writing intentions. Opal Moon Wellness Center, 2037 Albany Post Rd., Croton. $20. Registration required. 914.788.4955; opalmoon.net.

The Journey and the Pause – 4-6pm w/Johanna Aldrich. Enjoy a flowing vinyasa practice with pranayama and meditation. For those who have a strong foundational practice and want to let go and flow. Quest Yoga Arts, 11-13 Main St., Mt. Kisco. $40. 914.241.9642; questyogaarts.com.

Talk on Holiday Eating Strategies – 5pm. w/Jeanne Ricks. Learn about calorie density, gluten and other things to consider to get through holiday buffets and make more conscious choices. Rev Fitness, 38 Oak Ave. Tuckahoe. Info: 914.319.3220.

Holiday Re-charge Restorative Yoga – 5-7pm w/ Randi Zinn. Melt away holiday madness and gain energy to make it through this busy season, calm and centered. Liberation Yoga & Wellness Center, Mahopac. $30/pre-register, $35/door. Register/info: 845.803.8389; liberationny.com.

Starway to Heaven – 5:30pm. Join the Westchester Amateur Astronomers in the Meadow parking lot for star gazing through telescopes. Weather permitting. Cloud date: December 11. Trailside Nature Museum, Ward Pound Ridge Reservation, Cross River. Free. 914.864.7322.

Sunday, December 5

Rye Farmers Market – 8:30am-2pm (12/5, 12/12, 12/19).  Rain, snow or shine, purchase seasonal produce, baked goods and specialty foods from local growers and food artisans. Theodore Fremd Ave. behind Purchase St. stores. 914.923.4837; communitymarkets.biz.

Teatown Kitchawan Trail Hike – 10am-2pm. Hike on the TK trail, starting at Kitchawan Preserve; a one-way hike of about 6 miles with some steep sections. A Teatown van will bring hikers back to Kitchawan. Ossining. 914.762.2912 x110; teatown.org.

Reiki II Class – 10am-5pm w/Marcus. Receive attunement and learn how to use the three Reiki II symbols. These symbols increase the power of the Reiki I attunement. Synchronicity. $175. 845.855.1172; synchronicityny.com.

Psychic Sunday – 11am-4pm. Carol De Wolff and Jay Connors Browne of the Psychic Guild of NJ & NY return for a day of tarot and astrology readings. Opal Moon Wellness Center, 2037 Albany Post Rd., Croton.  $40/20min. $75/30min. Registration preferred. 914.788.4955; opalmoon.net.

Trim the Nature Tree – 1pm. Join Senior Naturalist Dean Fausel in making tree-trimming treats for wildlife friends; then going out to the winter’s landscape to decorate the trees. Greenburgh Nature Center, 99 Dromore Rd. Scarsdale.  $6/non-member. 914.723.3470; greenburghnaturecenter.org.

Ceramic Art Reception – 1-5pm. Curator Harriet Ross of the Westchester Community College for the Arts presents: “Gifts of Fire and Clay” featuring 12 area ceramic artists displaying decorative and functional pottery. Flat Iron Gallery, Peekskill. 914.734.1894.

Community Yoga Class – 1:30-2:30pm.Visit the Yogascape and Spa for a free community class held the first Sunday of each month. 1100 Rt. 52, 2nd floor (at Farmers Mills Rd.), Carmel. 845.225.9642; theyogascape.com.

Monday, December 6

Body, Mind, & Stress Relief – 6-7:30pm. Learn how to eliminate stress with breathing techniques & meditation. Somers Library. 914.232.5717; somerslibrary.org.

Professional Women of Westchester Networking Event – 6-8pm. Holiday event at Gervasi’s, 324 Center Ave., White Plains. Donations for Hopes Door will be accepted. $10/includes appetizers. Cash bar. Pre-pay at: Professionalwomenofwestchester.com.

Healing Meditation/Workshop – 7-9pm (12/6, 12/13, 12/20, 12/27) w/Birinder Bhullar, author of The Supreme Being. Learn to heal the self, layer by layer, creating a foundation for spiritual seeking. Awakenings, 215 Katonah Ave., Katonah. $35/ea. 914.232.0382; awakeningskatonah.com.

Pre-Natal Yoga – 9:30-10:45am (Thursdays: 11/4-12/16). Designed for moms-to-be, class will strengthen and open, cultivating breath awareness and mind-body unity all through yoga poses modified for the unique requirements of the pregnant body. Quest Yoga Arts. $150/6wks. 914.241.9642; questyogaarts.com.

Stress Is Gone Meetup – 1–2pm & 7–8pm. Get to the source of stress. Feel tension leaving the body and feel better about the future. Human Bodyworks Massage Therapy & Healing Arts Center. 32 Main St., Hastings on Hudson. Free. 917.445.1767; HumanBodyworks.com.

Ladies’ Comedy Night – 7pm. Presented by The Rye Arts Center. Cocktails at 7pm; light supper at 7:30pm; show starts at 8pm. Reservation for table of 6 only. $55. Info: 914.967.0700.

For The Next 7 Generations – 7:30pm. Award winning documentary that tells the story of 13 Indigenous Grandmothers who came together to help create a new way of life that brings the planet back into balance. Wainwright House, 260 Stuyvesant Ave., Rye. 914.967.6080; wainwright.org.

 

Tuesday, December 7

Managing Holiday Stress/Holiday Blues – 6-7pm. Learn natural, self-care techniques to alleviate stress and enhance well being. Healing Source Physical Therapy, 20 Milltown Rd., Ste. 104A, Brewster. Free. Register: 845.363.1035.

Natural Awakenings Anniversary/Holiday Party – 6-8pm. Kick off the holidays and help us celebrate at the Flying Pig in Mt. Kisco. Complementary buffet & cash bar. Guitar music by Dennis Winge (DennisWinge.com). RSVP Required: 914.617.8750.

Benefits of Network Spinal Analysis – 7pm w/Dr. Lawrence G. Stern, DC. New approach to relieving stress, pain and improve well-being. Stern Chiropractic, 27 Radio Circle Dr., Ste.104,   Mt. Kisco. Free. 914.864.2222.

Wednesday, December 8

Professional Women of Putnam Networking Event – 6-9pm. Holiday party at Southside Inn, 911 S. Lake Blvd., Mahopac. A portion of the evening’s proceeds donated to the Putnam/Northern Westchester Women’s Resource Center. $25/includes dinner/dessert. Cash bar. Register: Professionalwomenofputnam.com.

Thursday, December 9

Psychic Development – 7-9pm (12/9, 12/16) w/Priscilla Keresey. Interactive workshop to discover and experience which of the para-senses (clairvoyance, clairaudience, clairsentience, clairscent, and clairgustience) are strongest in order to further develop this skill. Synchronicity. $150/both. 845.855.1172; synchronicityny.com.

Introductory to Life Coaching Workshop – 7-9pm w/Lisa St John. Discover how to grow by the power of dreams rather than wounds. Awakenings, 215 Katonah Ave. Katonah. Registration required. Free. 914.232.0382; awakeningskatonah.com.

Friday, December 10

Purification Retreat – (12/10, 12/11, 12/12). Sponsored by WellSpring Holistic Health Center, enjoy a relaxing weekend that includes education on preventive and healing health care; yoga, detoxification treatments, purification meals, lodging and more. Wainwright House, Rye. Info: 914.341.1246.

Metta Massage Open House – 6:30-9pm. Come discover this beautiful space; get a free chair massage and take advantage of the annual buy one get one free gift certificate sale (cash/check only). The YogaScape, 1100 Rte. 52, Carmel. 845.553.3137; mtmassagetherapy.com.

Reiki Circle – 7-9pm. Everyone, with or without experience, is invited to receive and give this heart centered energy. Circle of Tranquility, Hawthorne. $10. 914.769.1446; bobbisholisticcare.com.

Holistic Network Holiday Party – 7-11pm. Blue Horizons & Westchester Holistic Networks join forces for a holiday bash. Eat, drink and have a blast; dinner, dancing, networking and fun. Best Western Hotel in Nyack. $25. 914.422.1784; WestchesterHolisticNetwork.org.

Saturday, December 11

Reiki I Workshop – 9:30am-4pm (12/11, 12/12) w/Ginny Mackles, Reiki Master. Be attuned and certified to the first level of Reiki. Millwood. $175. 914.762.7761; ginnymackles.com.

Jin Shin Do® Acupressure Facial – 11am-5pm. Learn over 20 acu-point combinations, balancing energies in face, neck and shoulders, resulting in glowing skin, relaxed facial muscles, “lifting years” of stress. CEU’S available. Katonah. $125. Gail Kellstrom: 914.232.5754.

Peace Flag Art Exhibit Opening Reception – 2-4pm. An exhibition of hand-felted wool Peace Flags at the Rye Arts Center. 51 Milton Rd. Rye. Info: 914.967.0700; ryeartscenter.org.

Village Holiday Party – 3-7pm. Join the shops for an early evening of holiday spirit and shopping at Yellow Monkey Village. 792 Rt.35, Cross River. Info:  914.763.6320.

Sunday, December 12

Indoor Farmers Market – 10am-3pm. Fresh produce, delicious baked goods and more are offered by local farmers. Westchester County Center, 198 Central Ave., White Plains. $4/parking. 914.995.4050.

Reiki Healing Circle – 11am-1pm. No prior training or experience is required; just the sincere intention for healing. Everyone will have a turn on the table. Opal Moon Wellness Center, 2037 Albany Post Rd., Croton. $20. Registration required. 914.788.4955; opalmoon.net.

Reiki I Workshop & Certification – 12-3pm wTammy Toscano. Workshop includes class, attunement, materials, complimentary snacks, and certification. No previous experience required. Bring a friend, get 10% discount. Suzy’s Healing Center, Patterson. $175. Pre-registration: 860.248.5883.

Back 40 Hike – 1pm. Preserve staff leads to some hidden gems, including a swamp overlook on this 2.5-mile hike. The back 40 is an underused and underappreciated part of the preserve. Cranberry Lake Preserve, North White Plains. Free. 914.428.1005.

Meditation/Satsang – 1:30-2:30pm w/Amy Pearce-Hayden. Join in a practice of stilling the mind, followed by group discussion regarding aspects of yogic philosophy. Yogascape and Spa, 1100 Rt. 52, 2nd floor, Carmel. Free. 845.225.9642; theyogascape.com.

Shamanic Drumming Circle – 1:30-4pm. Drum, rattle, dance, journey and connect with nature for both personal and planetary healing. Circle of Tranquility, Hawthorne. $30. 914.237.0241; bobbisholisticcare.com.

Sunday Concert Series – 2pm. Featuring Bret Williams; hailed as a guitarist of “spectacular energy and technical resource” (Nylon Review) and billed as a “rising star in the New York classical guitar scene” (New York Classical Guitar Society). Somers Library. Info: 914.232.5717.

Restorative Yoga Workshop – 5-7pm. The practice of restorative yoga will release deeply held tensions, calm the nervous system, strengthen the immune system, and increase self-awareness. Quest Yoga Arts, 11-13 Main St., Mt. Kisco. $25. 914.241.9642; questyogaarts.com.

Tuesday, December 14

Westchester Holistic Breakfast – 8-10am. Join a group of holistically-minded people from all walks of life, and enjoy an organic breakfast in a beautiful setting. Convent of the Divine Compassion, 52 N. Broadway, White Plains. $15/members or $18. 914.422.1784; WestchesterHolisticNetwork.org.

Angelic Guided Meditation – 7-9pm w/Francine Vale. Integrate more fully into alignment with the Higher Self, learning greater self-empowerment. Human Bodyworks Massage Therapy & Healing Arts Center, 32 Main St., Hastings on Hudson. $25. 917.445.1767; HumanBodyworks.com.

Wednesday, December 15

Reiki Share – 7-9pm. For practitioners of all levels, everyone has an opportunity to both give and receive this healing energy. Awakenings, 215 Katonah Ave. Katonah. $10/suggested donation.  914.232.0382; awakeningskatonah.com.

Thursday, December 16

Past Life Regression Workshop – 7-9pm w/Saundra Blum. Explore past experiences that influence life today in a safe, loving atmosphere. Awakenings, 215 Katonah Ave., Katonah. $25.  914.232.0382; awakeningskatonah.com.

Kirtan – 7:30-9:30. w/ Dennis Winge. 3rd Thursdays. Bring mat or pillow to sit on, or chairs available. Can bring percussion instruments. Free, donation of $5 or $10 appreciated. St. Paul’s on the Hill (kirtan to be held in parish hall) 40 Ganung Dr. Ossining. Info: 914.941.6627; stpaulsonthehill.org.

Saturday, December 18

Project Feeder Watch – Co-sponsored by Hudson River Audubon Society, Inc. Call for time. Lenoir Preserve, Dudley St., Yonkers. 914.968.5851.

Annual Christmas Bird Count – 9am. Help Teatown educators in this very important census, hiking the trails to count wintering birds. Compilation dinner held at 5:30pm at Teatown Lake Reservation, 1600 Spring Valley Rd., Ossining. $6/pp dinner. RSVP: 914.762.2912 x135; teatown.org.

Hike the Hudson – 9:30am. Join in for an invigorating early winter hike through Croton Point along the majestic Hudson. Croton Point Nature Center, Croton on Hudson. Free. 914.862.5297.

Family Yoga Workshop – 1:30-2:15pm (ages 3-6 w/parents) 2:30-3:30pm (ages 7 & up w/parents). Families will participate in a variety of asanas, exploring partner poses as well as partnered breathing exercises. Quest Yoga Arts, Mt. Kisco. $25/2people; $5/additional family member. 914.241.9642; questyogaarts.com.

The Guiding Light Jewelry Trunk Show – 2-6pm. Open to all. Enjoy an opportunity to buy a piece of television history, and meet 10-time Emmy nominated, costume designer, Shawn Reeves. Treasures & Tales, 139 Grand St., Croton on Hudson. Info: 914.862.0632

Sunday, December 19

More Truth Will Set You Free Workshop – 2-4:30pm w/ Elka Boren, Shaman & Clairvoyant. $45. Schedule a private sessions w/Elka, available 12/16-12/21. Human Bodyworks Massage Therapy & Healing Arts Center. 32 Main St. Hastings on Hudson. Register/info: 917.445.1767; HumanBodyworks.com.

Open Dianic Eclectic Solstice Circle – 3-5pm. Circle starts at 3pm; bring a healthy snack to share in lieu of admission. Circle of Tranquility, Hawthorne. 914.769.1446; bobbisholisticcare.com.

Winter Solstice Celebration at Wainwright House – 5pm. Including Fire Ceremony with Susan Wright & Leigh Reeves. Free. Wainwright House, 260 Stuyvesant Ave. Rye. Info: 914.967.6080; wainwright.org.

Prema Birthing Certification Class – 5:30-8:30pm w/Elka Boren, Shaman & Clairvoyant, $400. Schedule a private session w/Elka, available 12/16-12/21. Human Bodyworks Massage Therapy & Healing Arts Center. 32 Main St. Hastings on Hudson. Register/info: 917.445.1767; HumanBodyworks.com.

Kundalini Yoga – 6-7:30pm. Raise consciousness by connecting the body-mind-spirit with the subtle energies of the body, such as prana, and the chakras. Quest Yoga Arts, 11-13 Main St., Mt. Kisco. $20. 914.241.9642; questyogaarts.com.

Tuesday, December 21

Rising Star Healing System Initiation – 5-9pm w/Elka Boren, Shaman & Clairvoyant. $700. Schedule a private session w/Elka, available 12/16-12/21. Human Bodyworks Massage Therapy & Healing Arts Center, 32 Main St., Hastings on Hudson. Register/info: 917.445.1767; HumanBodyworks.com.

Meditation Class – 7-9pm w/Kimberly. Class identifies the reasons for, and the benefits of relaxation and ‘centeredness’ through meditation. Class teaches techniques and exercises for relaxing the body and emptying the mind. Synchronicity. $20. 845.855.1172; synchronicityny.com.

Fibromyalgia Support Group – 7:30pm. A positive meeting place where those with Fibromyalgia can share challenges and similar problems with others. 20 Old Mamaroneck Road, Ste.1C, White Plains. Membership is free. Jennifer: 914.686.6200.

Wednesday, December 22

Meditation to Honor the Solstice – 7-8pm. Guidance with breathing, letting go, relaxing the physical body and connecting with the deeper self. Divine Compassion Spirituality Center, 52 North Broadway, 2nd floor, White Plains.  $15. 914.798.1202.

 

November 2010 Events

Upcoming Events…

Please call ahead to confirm event details.

Monday, November 1

Busy Persons’ Online Directed Retreat – Take this opportunity to move toward the coming of Light in the darkness. Registration deadline is 11/15. Divine Compassions Spirituality Center. $30. Call for details: 914.798.1202.

Meditation Class – 7-8:30pm (11/1,11/8) w/Robert Mawson. All levels welcome. Instructions given; bring a cushion or chairs provided. Human Bodyworks Massage Therapy & Healing Arts Center, 32 Main St., Hastings on Hudson. $15. 917.445.1767; HumanBodyworks.com.

Tuesday, November 2

Mamaroneck Farmers Market – 1:30-6:30pm. Open rain or shine until 11/23. Choose from a cornucopia of local organic produce, baked goods, artisanal breads, beef, honey and maple products. Harbor Island Park. Info: 914.923.4837; communitymarkets.biz.

Discover Network Spinal Analysis – 7pm w/Dr. Lawrence Stern. NSA touches the spine assisting the brain to relieve pain, tension and improve well-being. Stern Chiropractic & Integrated Wellness, 27 Radio Circle, Ste. 104, Mt.Kisco. Light refreshments. 914.864.2222.

Wednesday, November 3

Gentle Yoga – 6-7:20pm (Wednesdays: 11/3-11/24) w/Terry. Slow-paced classes that incorporate guided meditation and foster ease in the body and mind. 1st class free/drop-in $18. The YogaScape and Spa, 1100 Rt. 52, 2nd floor, Carmel. 845.225.9642; theyogascape.com.

Thursday, November 4

Green Business Challenge Meeting – 8-9:30am. The topic is Landlord & Tenant Best Practices at the offices of Reckson Associates, 360 Hamilton Ave., White Plains. Info: 914.977.3400.

Pre-Natal Yoga – 9:30-10:45am (Thursdays: 11/4-12/16). Designed for moms-to-be, class will strengthen and open, cultivating breath awareness and mind-body unity all through yoga poses modified for the unique requirements of the pregnant body. Quest Yoga Arts. $150/6wks. 914.241.9642; questyogaarts.com.

Stress Is Gone Meetup – 1–2pm & 7–8pm. Get to the source of stress. Feel tension leaving the body and feel better about the future. Human Bodyworks Massage Therapy & Healing Arts Center. 32 Main St., Hastings on Hudson. Free. 917.445.1767; HumanBodyworks.com.

Ladies’ Comedy Night – 7pm. Presented by The Rye Arts Center. Cocktails at 7pm; light supper at 7:30pm; show starts at 8pm. Reservation for table of 6 only. $55. Info: 914.967.0700.

For The Next 7 Generations – 7:30pm. Award winning documentary that tells the story of 13 Indigenous Grandmothers who came together to help create a new way of life that brings the planet back into balance. Wainwright House, 260 Stuyvesant Ave., Rye. 914.967.6080; wainwright.org.

Friday, November 5

Treasures in the Attic – 2pm. Susan Longo has been selling antiques and collectibles full-time on the internet for over 10 years. Come listen to fascinating stories – especially about selling a $9000 doll! Somers Library. 914.232.5717; somerslibrary.org.

Medium Phil Quinn at Carmel Sanctuary – 7-9pm. As a life guide, world famous, Phil Quinn draws upon divine insight to help others find clarity and direction in their lives. $125. The Sanctuary in Carmel. 97 Old Rt. 6, Carmel. Register: 845.225.3777. Info: carmelsanctuary.com.

Saturday, November 6

Mount Kisco Farmers Market – 8:30-1pm. Open rain or shine until11/20. Stock-up for Thanksgiving with fresh vegetables, creative quiches, eggs and artisanal breads. Boys and Girls Club of Northern Westchester, 351 East Main St. Info:  914.923.4837; communitymarkets.biz.

What’s New in Medicare – 10:30am. This Medicare Right Center program addresses the open enrollment period beginning Nov.15, health reform issues, and the Rx drug plan Part D. Heritage Hills Activity Center, Somers. Free. 914.519.7914.

Creative Explorations – 1-4pm (11/6, 12/4, 1/8). A series of creative movement and expressive art workshops for children 8-12 yrs. The Oaks, 590 Davenport Ave, New Rochelle. $65. Info: 914.632.8084.

Holistic Moms Network – 1:30-2:30pm. Learn stress relieving yoga techniques, in particular ‘Miracle Balls’. All welcome. Full Circle Family Care, 1241 Mamaroneck Ave., White Plains. Free.  914.421.1500.

New Moon Ceremony – 2-4pm w/ Spiritual Astrologer Demitra Vassiliadis. Opal Moon, 2037 Albany Post Rd. Croton on Hudson. Register/Info: 914.788.4955.

Blue Rock School Talk Over Tea – 3-5pm. An informational gathering with a current Blue Rock family. Learn more about the unique, child-centered philosophy of this progressive, independent day school serving students kindergarten through 8th grade. RSVP: Beverly Stycos, 845.627.0234.

Dessert & Tea Night – 7pm. Lola’s Tea House, 130 Fifth Ave., Pelham. 914.738.2100.

Sunday, November 7

Pelham Farmers Market – 9am-1pm. Open weekly rain or shine until 11/21. Stock-up for Thanksgiving with fresh vegetables, baked goods, chutneys and nut butters.  Corner of Harmon Ave and 5th Ave. 914.923.4837; communitymarkets.biz.

Community Yoga Class – 1:30-2:30pm. Visit the Yogascape and Spa for a free community class held the first Sunday of each month. 1100 Rt. 52, 2nd floor (at Farmers Mills Rd.), Carmel. 845.225.9642; theyogascape.com.

Monday, November 8

Growing in Love With Baby – 7pm. Explore feelings, concerns and hopes around the upcoming birth of baby. Putnam Healing Arts, Carmel. $15. RSVP: 845.228.8132; putnamhealingarts.com.

Tuesday, November 9

Westchester Holistic Breakfast – 8-10am. Join a group of holistically-minded people from all walks of life and enjoy an organic breakfast in a beautiful setting plus an informative speaker. Good Counsel Covenant, 52 N. Broadway, White Plains. $18. 914.422.1784;   WestchesterHolisticNewtwork.org.

Holistic Moms Network – 7-9pm. Round table discussion about holiday family traditions.  Share ways to celebrate autumn and winter holidays; come away with ideas and inspiration for starting new seasonal traditions. Desmond-Fish Library, Rt. 9D and 403, Garrison. 845.809.5242; holisticmoms.org.

Neurologic Relief Center Technique – 7pm w/Dr. Lawrence Stern. NRCT relieves meningial compression for chronic pain sufferers. Non-invasive demonstration available. Stern Chiropractic & Integrated Wellness, 27 Radio Cir., Ste. 104, Mt. Kisco. Light refreshments. 914.864.2222.

Wednesday, November 10

A Question of Clean Energy – 7pm. Find out why the DEC has declined to issue a Water Quality Certificate for Indian Point, and learn about why closed cycle cooling of the plant has been mandated. Greenburgh Nature Center, Scarsdale. 914.723.3470; greenburghnaturecenter.org.

Optimal Health Care Panel – 7-9pm. Join in for a lively evening of Q&A about natural approaches to health issues. Optimal Health Care is a group of holistic practitioners practicing compassionate and natural healing. Brewster Adult Education, Brewster. 845.279.5051.

Finding Right Work – 7-9:30pm (11/10, 11/17,12/1,12/8). An interactive workshop offering a practical and holistic approach to finding meaningful employment. The Graduate Institute, Bethany, CT.  $195/4 sessions. Info: 203.874.4252; learn.edu/rightwork.

Thursday, November 11

Coping With Stress During The Holidays – 7pm. Whether coping with stress of preparations, family get-togethers, or grieving a loss, maintain health with holistic techniques. Presented by Putnam Healing Arts at Mahopac Public Library. Registration required. 845.628.2009; putnamhealingarts.com.

Speed Business Networking – 7:30pm. Lola’s Tea House, 130 Fifth Ave., Pelham. Details: 914.738.2100.

Friday, November 12

Beginner Yoga Workshop – 9:30-10:45am (Fridays: 11/12-12/17). This intimate 5 week workshop is the perfect way to begin the yoga journey in a safe, nurturing and inspiring setting.  Quest Yoga Arts, 11-13 Main St., Mt. Kisco. $125. Info:  914.241.9642; questyogaarts.com

Reiki Share – 7pm. Energize health and reduce stress with this method for self-rejuvenation. Putnam Healing Arts. Registration required. $15/donation. 845.228.8132; putnamhealingarts.com.

Saturday, November 13

Gossett’s Winter Farmer’s Market – 9am-1pm. Featuring organic produce, grass-fed meats, local baked goods, Wave Hill bread, Cascade Winery, Seatuck seafood, raw local honey, artisans, weekly events. 1202, Rt. 35, South Salem.

The Mysteries of Life – 9:30am-5pm (11/13,11/14) w/Michael Rosenbaum. Unlock the secrets to connecting to the Higher Self and learn about the four higher levels of reality. Wainwright House, 260 Stuyvesant Ave., Rye. $225. More info: 914.967.6080.

Introduction to Honeybees – 1pm. Join Mag and Michelle for a film, and discuss some considerations to starting a backyard beehive. Putnam Healing Arts, Carmel. $15. RSVP:   845.228.8132; putnamhealingarts.com.

Animal Communication – 1-2:30pm. An open forum facilitated by professional inter-species communicator Barbara Baker. Topics to be decided by attendees; free will donation. Animals or pictures, need not be present. Art of Healing, 1 Front St, Patterson. 845.878.4325; babaker.net.

Sunday, November 14

Reiki Healing Circle – 11am-1pm. Opal Moon, 2037 Albany Post Rd. Croton on Hudson. Register/Info: 914.788.4955.

Meditation/Satsang – 1:30-2:30pm w/Amy Pearce-Hayden. Join in a practice of stilling the mind, followed by group discussion regarding aspects of yogic philosophy. Yogascape and Spa, 1100 Rt. 52, 2nd floor, Carmel. Free. Info: 845.225.9642; theyogascape.com.

Shamanic Drumming Circle – 1:30-4:30pm. Drum, rattle, journey, journal, dance and connect with nature for personal as well as planetary healing. Circle of Tranquility, Hawthorne. $30. 914.237.0241; bobbisholisticcare.com.

Restorative Yoga – 5-7pm. This workshop incorporates gentle, classic supported postures and breath. The practice of restorative yoga will: release deeply held tensions, calm the nervous system, strengthen the immune system, and increase self-awareness. Quest Yoga Arts. $25  914.241.9642; questyogaarts.com.

Monday, November 15

Introduction to EFT Healing Technique – 7pm. Achieve goals and release fears with EFT. Bring balance to body, mind and spirit. Putnam Healing Arts, Carmel. $25. RSVP: 945.228.8132; putnamhealingarts.com.

Girls’ Night Out for Cancer Awareness – Time TBA. Melting Pot hosts a special four-course fondue dinner for $45 per person which includes a $10 donation to the campaign. Vegetarian /special diet options available. 430 Mamaroneck Ave., White Plains. 914.993.6358; meltingpot.com.

Tuesday, November 16

Green Drinks Westchester – 6-8pm. at Emma’s Ale House, 68 Gedney Way, White Plains. RSVP to Dani Glaser: dani@greenteamspirit.com.

Wednesday, November 17

Achieve Top Notch Performance – 7-8pm w/ Dr. Robert Silverman, Westchester’s top performance expert. Hands-on program that optimizes core power, kettlebells and nutrition. New York ChiroCare, White Plains. Info: 914.287.6464; DrRobertSilverman.com.

Thursday, November 18

Blue Horizons Holistic Network – 12-2pm. Enjoy lunch with people interested in holistic and wellness issues. This month’s program is a Singing Bowl Concert with Beth Mullins. Best Western, 29 Rte. 59, (exit 11 off NYS Thruway North.) Nyack. Bluehorizons.us.

The Great American Smoke-Out 2010 – 2-6:30 pm. Keep quitting smoking! Main Street Acupuncture, 32 North Division St., (rear entrance) Peekskill. 914.737.6647.

Alternative Smoking Cessation – 7pm. Combined approach of acupuncture, hypnosis and EFT (Emotional Freedom Technique) to help smokers quit and remain smoke-free for the rest of their lives. Whole Healthy Family, 401 Columbus Ave., Valhalla. Free. RSVP: 203.797.9288.

Reiki Circle – 7-9pm. Everyone with or without experience is invited to receive and give this heart centered energy. Circle of Tranquility, Hawthorne. $10. 914.769.1446; bobbisholisticcare.com.

Past Life Regression –7-9pm w/Cindy Blum. Awakenings, 215 Katonah Ave. Katonah. $25. 914.232.0382; awakeningskatonah.com.

Munay Ki Circle – 7:30pm. w/ Deana Paqua. Work with power animals, ceremony, journeying, and sharing sacred space together to create peace, healing, ease and joy. $22. The Sanctuary in Carmel. 97 Old Rt. 6, Carmel. Register: 845.225.3777. Info: carmelsanctuary.com.

Friday, November 19

Kirtan Concert – 7-8:30pm. Devotional chanting with Satya Franche and Ma Kirtan. Wainwright House, 260 Stuyvesant Ave., Rye. 914.967.6080; wainwright.org.

Kirtan Concert – 7:30-9:30pm. Spend an evening with Kundalini Yogi, GuruNam, and be surrounded by the wondrous sounds of devotional chant. The YogaScape and Spa, 1100 Rt. 52, 2nd floor, Carmel. 845.225.9642; theyogascape.com.

Saturday, November 20

The Magic of Power Animals – 9:30am-12:30pm w/Bill Evarts.  Meet and work with power animals through meditation and visualization. Wainwright House, 260 Stuyvesant Ave., Rye. 914.967.6080; wainwright.org.

Family Yoga Workshops – 1:30-2:15pm (ages 3-6/w parents); 2:30-3:30pm (ages 7/up w/parents). Families participate in a variety of asanas, exploring partner poses as well as partnered breathing exercises. Quest Yoga Arts. $25/2people, $5/additional family member. 914.241.9642; questyogaarts.com.

The Art/Science/Psychology of Mindfulness Meditation – 2-4:30pm w/Judith Tota, M.S. Learn how to use this ancient buddhist practice to reduce stress and enhance wellbeing in daily life. Liberation Yoga and Wellness Center, 900 S. Lake Blvd., Mahopac. $25. Register: 845.803.8389.

Sunday, November 21

Awaken Wellness Fair – 10am-5pm. Nearly 100 practitioners, exhibitors and vendors on hand for lots of new wellness info about self care, living green, etc., including readings from gifted intuitives. Pre-register online/$10 thru 11/17, or $15/door. Doubletree Hotel, Tarrytown. Info: AwakenFair.com.

Crystals and Rocks: The Stone People – 11am-4pm. Presented by Judith Star-Medicine. Must pre-register by 11/17. Wainwright House, 260 Stuyvesant Ave., Rye. More info: 914.967.6080; wainwright.org.

Prema Birthing Certification Class – 5:30-8:30pm w/Elka Boren, Shaman & Clairvoyant. Also private sessions w/ Elka available 11/18-11/23. Human Bodyworks Massage Therapy & Healing Arts Center. 32 Main St. Hastings on Hudson. $400. Register/info: 917.445.1767; HumanBodyworks.com.

A Chorus of Voices – 3-4:30pm. The original poetry of and by Doretta Cornell and Alice Feeley, as well as sister-members of other local religious congregations. Divine Compassion Spirituality Center, 52 North Broadway, White Plains. Donation. 914.798.1202.

Tuesday, November 23

Rising Star Healing System Initiation – 5-9pm w/Elka Boren, Shaman & Clairvoyant. Human Bodyworks Massage Therapy & Healing Arts Center. 32 Main St. Hastings on Hudson. $700. Register/info: 917.445.1767; HumanBodyworks.com.

Friday, November 26

Mediumship Circle – 6:30-8pm. Awakenings, 215 Katonah Ave. Katonah. Info: 914.232.0382; awakeningskatonah.com.

Wednesday, December 1

Bladder Basics School – 10:30am w/Susan Riordan, PT from SRM Women’s Health Physical Therapy. Stress and urge incontinence and the proper exercise to perform. Jumpin’ Jeepers, Route 6, Mahopac. Contact Susan: 914.488.5440.

Friday, December 3

Ladies Night Out – 7-10pm. Shopping event at Club Fit JV with  DJ, hors d’oeuvres, desserts, cash bar, 30+ vendors, eco-friendly goody bags & grand prize raffle ticket ($1,000 value), only $15. Benefits the Lakeland Education Foundation. 914.396.7664.

Tuesday, December 7

Natural Awakenings Night – 6pm. Help us celebrate our 3 Year Anniversary, upstairs at the Flying Pig in Mt. Kisco! All invited. Complementary buffet & cash bar. RSVP to Natural Awakenings at 914.617.8750. Directions: flyingpigonlex.com.

August 2010 Events

Sunday, August 1

Yin Yoga and Yoga Nidra – 12-1:20pm. (8/1,8,15,22,29.) A practice of letting go of deep-seated tension along with guided relaxation. $18. Multiple class discounts available. The Yogascape and Spa, 1100 Rte. 52, 2nd Floor (at farmer’s Mills Rd.), Carmel. Theyogascape.com.

Healing Day at Opal Moon – 12-4pm. Healing mini-sessions including 15-minute Reiki w/Myra Oney, Massage w/Diane Barkoe, and Chiropractic/Wellness consult w/Dr.Marianne Messina, DC. $25/each; 20% off 3. Opal Moon. 2037 Albany Post Rd., Croton- on-Hudson.  914.788.4955.

Community Yoga Class – 1:30-2:30pm. Visit Yogascape and Spa for a free community class held the first Sunday of each month. 1100 Route 52, 2nd Floor (at Farmers Mills Rd.), Carmel. 845.225.9642; theyogascape.com.

Monday, August 2

Meditation Class – 7-8:30pm w/Robert Mawson. All levels welcome with instruction given. Bring a cushion, or chairs available. Human Bodyworks Massage Therapy & Healing Arts Center, 32 Main St., Hastings-on-Hudson. $15. 917.445.1767; HumanBodyworks.com.

Healing Meditation class w/Birinder Bhullar – 7-9pm. Mondays in August. Special opportunity. Birinder Bhullar, author of The Supreme Being, is a mystic and realized master. $35/each class. Awakenings. 215 Katonah Ave. Katonah. Info: 914.232.0382.

Tuesday, August 3

Mamaroneck Farmers Market – 1:30-6:30pm. Shop for local produce, baked goods, and specialty foods every Tuesday at Harbor Island Park at the end of Mamaroneck Avenue, just past the Boat Ramp. Free. Rain or shine. 914.923.4837; communitymarkets.biz.

Wednesday, August 4

Hudson River Ferry Sloop Meeting 6:30pm. Share the beauty of the river with a non-profit environmental sailing organization that inspires people to appreciate and protect one of the country’s greatest resources. Free. Croton Point Nature Center, Croton-on-Hudson. 914.862.5297.

Past Life Regression – 7-9:30pm w/Dorinda Gay. Take a regression journey with Dorinda, the Goddess Isis, and personal guides to reveal and clear karmic patterns. Bring questions about past life journeys. $25. Synchronicity, 54 Charles Colman Blvd., Pawling. 845.855.1172.

Thursday, August 5

Beach Party – 6-11pm. (8/5,12,19,26). Cocktails on the beach with live music by FISH.  Kids beach menu and fun for all ages. Lakeside at Osceola, 399 E. Main St., Jefferson Valley. 914.245.3246.

Friday, August 6

Gulrukh Bala of Heartlight – 11am-5pm & 7-9:30pm. Healing sessions and workshop lays the foundation for Heartlight Ascension and helps connect/establish an unending flow of healing energy from God’s Light to one’s own Heartlight. $25/class. Synchronicity, 54 Charles Colman Blvd., Pawling. 845.855.1172.

Lunch/Live Jazz At Lasdon – 12-2pm. Enjoy free local live jazz and visit the Garden Shop. Weather permitting. Lasdon Park, Arboretum & Veterans Memorial, Rt.35, Somers. 914.864.7268.

Saturday, August 7

Puppet Show – 10:30am. Come move, dance and sing with Puppeteer Jill Liflander and her puppet pals! Recommended for ages 2-7. Greenburgh Nature Center, 99 Dromore Rd., Scarsdale. $2pp/members; $6pp/non-members. 914.723.3470 or greenburghnaturecenter.org.

Planning The Fall Garden – 11am-1pm. Receive a pre-planned garden layout extending fall crops that carry well into early winter months. Space limited/registration required. Hilltop Hanover Farm, 1271 Hanover St., Yorktown Heights. $10. 914.962.2368; hilltophanoverfarm.org.

Healing Arts Day on the Harbor – 11am-5pm. A day of lectures, intuitive mini-sessions and Marketplace on the harbor. Rain or shine. $10 pay online/$15 cash day of event. Wainwright House, 260 Stuyvesant Ave., Rye. Info: 914.967.6080; wainwright.org.

How to “Read” – 12-1pm. The Somers Library hosts a demonstration on how to use Electronic Book Readers. See what they look like and get questions answered! Chance to win one w/raffle ticket. Somers Library. 914.232.5717; somerslibrary.org.

Field Study – 1-2:30pm. The fields of Cliffdale Farm are hopping, buzzing, and flitting with insects. Catch, identify and classify insects and other invertebrates. Nature Center at Teatown Lake Reservation, 1600 Spring Valley Road, Ossining. $5/non-members. All ages. 914.762.2912 x 110.

Reflexology Event at Awakenings in Katonah – 1-3pm. Shop at the largest metaphysical shop in Westchester and enjoy reflexology mini sessions with Elaine Peirce. Awakenings. 215 Katonah Ave. Katonah. Info: 914.232.0382.

Catch of the Day Seining – 2-4pm. (8/7, 8/8); 11am-1pm (8/21 & 8/22). Participants touch caught sea creatures, learn, and then release the catch back into the water. $5. Beczak Environmental Education Center. 35 Alexander St. Yonkers. Info: 914.377.1900 x 13 or visit Beczak.org.

Sunday, August 8

White Goddesses of the Marsh – 10am. Bring binoculars to get good views of the beautiful Snowy and Great Egrets gathering to feed on fish in the marsh before their long migration south. Marshlands Conservancy, Rt. 1, Rye. Free. 914.835.4466.

Golden Harvest Day – 10am-12noon. Help harvest vegetables from the garden. All produce donated to the Food Bank of Westchester. Muscoot Farm, Rt.100, Somers. Free. 914.864.7282.

Woofstock – 10am-5pm. Grateful Dog Walk, demonstrations by Disc and Fly Ball Dogs, pet psychics, local vendors, a puppy bowl, animal rescue groups, on-site micro-chipping and fingerprinting, contests, photo booths, food and more. Rain or shine. Sycamore Park, Mahopac. $1/admission. Info: woofstock2010.info; 845.628.3404.

Free Meditation and Satsang – 1:30-2:30pm w/Amy Pearce-Hayden. Join in a practice of stilling the mind, followed by group discussion regarding aspects of yogic philosophy. Yogascape and Spa, 1100 Rt. 52, 2nd floor (at Farmers Mills Rd.), Carmel. 845.225.9642.

Monday, August 9

Meditation Class – 7-8:30pm w/Robert Mawson. All levels welcome with instruction given. Bring a cushion, or chairs available. Human Bodyworks Massage Therapy & Healing Arts Center, 32 Main St. Hastings-on-Hudson. $15. 917.445.1767; HumanBodyworks.com.

Healing Meditation class w/Birinder Bhullar – 7-9pm. Mondays in August. Special opportunity. Birinder Bhullar, author of The Supreme Being, is a mystic and realized master. $35/each class. Awakenings. 215 Katonah Ave. Katonah. Info: 914.232.0382.

Tuesday, August 10

Westchester Holistic Network – 8-10am. 2nd Tuesdays. Holistically-minded people gathering to learn more, get to know each other and enjoy an organic breakfast in a beautiful setting. Info: WestchesterHolisticNetwork.org; 914.422.1784.

Health Lecture – 4-6pm. Dr. Steven Horowitz presents “Key Topics in Experiential Health and Healing.”  Stamford Hospital’s Tully Health Center, Conference Room C. RSVP The Graduate Institute at 203. 874.4252.

Holistic Moms Network –7-9pm. Bring slings, wraps, and other carriers for a babywearing show and tell. Learn about different types of carriers/techniques, nursing while babywearing, safety tips, and more! Desmond-Fish Library Children’s Room, Rt. 9D and 403, Garrison. 845.809.5242; holisticmoms.org.

Thursday, August 12

Intensive Training in Ayurvedic Healing – 8/12-8/15. The National Institute of Ayurvedic Medicine presents an in-depth Ayurvedic Healing workshop in Brewster. $1395. Info/register: 845.278.8700. naim.com.

Free Dinner Lecture for Fibromyalgia & Chronic Pain Sufferers – 7pm. w/Dr. Gertner, DC. Limited to people that are Fibromyalgia and chronic pain sufferers. Westchester Hills Country Club, White Plains. To qualify and learn how to regain health naturally, call 914.686.6200: ucc-ny.com.

Friday, August 13

Live Music/Deuces Child – 11am-1pm. New Rochelle Farmers Market. Market is open weekly on Friday’s 8am-3pm, rain or shine. Library Green, Huguenot St. and Lawton St. Free. 914.923.4837; communitymarkets.biz.

Equine Energetix/2 Day Workshop – 4-8pm 8/13; 10am-4pm 8/14. Finding Your Path: A Life Coaching Journey through the Way of the Horse. No horse experience necessary. $375. Mistover Farm, Pawling. 212.477.4475; equinenergetix.com.

Book Signing – 6pm. Open question and answer session and book signing by Dr. Nancy Offenhauser, author of Healing Cancer Peacefully: A Memoir. Blue Mountain Chiropractic, Dr. Seth Gross, 3565 Crompond Rd, Cortlandt Manor. Free. 914.736.2183; BlueMountainChiro.net.

Spirit & Money – 7-9:30pm w/Cary Bayer. Learn the holistic art of marketing, techniques for turning God-given talents into a revenue stream and more. $20/by 8/11 or $25.  Synchronicity, 54 Charles Colman Blvd., Pawling. 845.855.1172.

Clean Comedy Show – 7-11pm w/Donna East. A new direction in comedy that includes show, appetizers, music & dancing under the stars! Cash bar. $28/pp/plus tax. Lakeside at Osceola, 399 E. Main St., Jefferson Valley. 914.245.3246.

Sunday, August 15

Dawn Walk – 5:30am. Avoid the crowds. See Marshlands at its best. Marshlands Conservancy, Rt. 1, Rye. Free. 914.835.4466.

Canoe the Croton – Time TBA. Paddle one of the secret gems of Westchester. Experience tidal flats through rocky cliffs, sightings of herons, osprey and bald eagles. Nature Center/Teatown Lake Reservation, 1600 Spring Valley Road, Ossining. $10/members, $20/non-members. 914.762.2912 x 110.

Cooking Demo – 10:30am-12:30pm. Pelham Farmers Market. Market open weekly on Sundays 9am-1pm, rain or shine. Free. Corner of Harmon Ave. and 5th Ave. 914.923.4837; communitymarkets.biz.

Hands-On Cooking/Nutrition Workshop – 1-3pm. Farm-to-Table series sponsored by Something Good in the World with the mission to empower individuals to know how to feed themselves with fresh, seasonal, local produce. Hilltop Hanover Farm, Yorktown Heights.  Materials provided. $40/adult; $20/12+. 914.962.2368.

Indian Heritage Celebration – 1-7pm. Ethnic food, music, dance, entertainment and arts and crafts. Kensico Dam Plaza, Bronx River Pkwy., Valhalla. Free. 914.864.7275.

More Truth Will Set You Free Workshop – 2-6pm w/ Elka Boren, Shaman & Clairvoyant. Private sessions w/ Elka available 8/12-8/17. Human Bodyworks Massage Therapy & Healing Arts Center. 32 Main St., Hastings on Hudson. Workshop/$65. 917.445.1767; HumanBodyworks.com.

Monday, August 16

Meditation Class – 7-8:30pm w/Robert Mawson. All levels welcome with instruction given. Bring a cushion, or chairs available. Human Bodyworks Massage Therapy & Healing Arts Center, 32 Main St., Hastings-on-Hudson. $15. 917.445.1767; HumanBodyworks.com.

Healing Meditation class w/Birinder Bhullar – 7-9pm. Mondays in August. Special opportunity. Birinder Bhullar, author of The Supreme Being, is a mystic and realized master. $35/each class. Awakenings. 215 Katonah Ave. Katonah. Info: 914.232.0382.

Friday, August 20

Iyengar Yoga Workshop – 6-9pm 8/20; 10am-5pm 8/21 w/Master Gabriel Halpern. Yogascape and Spa, 1100 Route 52, 2nd Floor (at Farmers Mills Rd.), Carmel. For info on workshop presenter, visit yogacircle.com or 845.225.9642.

Mastering the Pendulum – 7-9:30pm w/Bente Hansen. Learn to clear the pendulum so it becomes responsive to requests/commands, receive clear answers, clear negativity, and use concise questioning techniques. $25. Synchronicity, 54 Charles Colman Blvd., Pawling. 845.855.1172.

Saturday, August 21

Tomato Tasting – 10am-12pm. Mt. Kisco Farmers Market. Open weekly on Saturday’s 8:30am-1pm, rain or shine. Boys and Girls Club of Northern Westchester, 351 East Main Street. Free. 914.923.4837; communitymarkets.biz.

One with Clay – 1pm. Learn the artworks of a Native American tradition, using all natural clay from the Hudson River banks. Make/take home a clay pot or other creation. Wear old clothes. Croton Point Park Nature Center, Croton-on-Hudson. 914.862.5297.

Canning 101 – 2-4pm. Learn the lost art of canning and develop skills needed to preserve the bountiful harvest of summer. Hilltop Hanover Farm, 1271 Hanover St., Yorktown Heights. $15. Space limited/registration required. $20. 914.962.2368.

Urban H20 Concert – 7pm. Milton & Julia Joseph play street-smart NYC folk /freewheeling Texas troubadour-style alt-country. $10/includes free beer from sponsor Captain Lawrence Brewing Company. Beczak Environmental Education Center, 35 Alexander St. Yonkers. 914.377.1900 x13; urbanh2o.org.

Sunday, August 22

Family Scavenger Hunt – 10am. Test observation skills while searching for natural items in the woods, field, salt marsh and shore. Bring the whole family. Marshlands Conservancy, Rt. 1, Rye. 914.835.4466.

Intro talk for Lotus Gardens Yoga Teacher Training – 10am. Free practice and discussion introduction to Lotus Gardens’ 25th 200-Hour Yoga Teacher Training. Graceful Planet, Newtown, CT. Info: LotusGardensYoga.com; 860.354.6241.

Fairy Walk – 1-3pm. Believe in fairies? Come experience this Victorian merriment. Muscoot Farm, Rt.1, Somers. Free. 914.864.7282.

Jazz in the Park – 2-4pm w/Jan Leder Quartet. Join classically trained New York flutist Jan Leder and friends for a relaxing concert of Latin, blues, swing, bop and more. Free. Beczak Environmental Education Center, 35 Alexander St. Yonkers. 914.377.1900 x13; beczak.org.

Monday, August 23

Meditation Class – 7-8:30pm w/Robert Mawson. All levels welcome with instruction given. Bring a cushion, or chairs available. Human Bodyworks Massage Therapy & Healing Arts Center, 32 Main St. Hastings on Hudson. $15. 917.445.1767; HumanBodyworks.com.

Healing Meditation class w/Birinder Bhullar – 7-9pm. Mondays in August (also 8/30). Special opportunity. Birinder Bhullar, author of The Supreme Being, is a mystic and realized master. $35/each class. Awakenings. 215 Katonah Ave. Katonah. Info: 914.232.0382.

Tuesday, August 24

Full Moon Tour – 7:30-9pm. It is a spectacular treat to be upon the farm ambiance at dusk.  Tour covers Hilltop’s award-winning sustainability innovations and some full moon farming lore. Hilltop Hanover Farm, Yorktown Heights. $15. Space limited. 914.962.2368.

Thursday, August 26

Tibetan Singing Bowl Concert – 7-9:30pm w/Beth Amrit Sadhana Mullin. Let the bells carry away all that no longer serves. Balance/re-align, breathe deeply and enter a profound state of well-being. $25. Synchronicity, 54 Charles Colman Blvd., Pawling. 845.855.1172.

Friday, August 27

Workshop & Private Readings – 11am-5pm & 7-9pm w/Medium and Healer Alexandra Leclere. Learn how to contact and communicate with spirit guides to gain assistance and joy in daily life. Private reading: $125/60min.; class/$35. Synchronicity, 54 Charles Colman Blvd., Pawling. 845.855.1172.

Saturday, August 28

Kids Go Fish – Walk down to the lake to learn the basics of fish identification, and make a field guide to take home. For children 8-10. Teatown Lake Reservation, 1600 Spring Valley Road, Ossining. Register: 914.762.2912 x 110.

Summer Seining in the Park – 1pm. Croton Point shorelines are teeming with fish and crabs. Catch and release them using a 25-foot net. Respectfully holding is optional. Wet clothes/old shoes required. Meet at hugh parking lot; Croton Point Park, Croton-on-Hudson. 914.862.5297.

Sunday, August 29

Fall Migration Bird Walk – 8am. Fall migration of birds has been underway for over a month. Bring binoculars to catch sight of warblers and other species passing through on their way south. Marshlands Conservancy, Rt. 1, Rye. Free. 914.835.4466.

Peach Season Tour – 1pm. Celebrate the 10th anniversary of Merestead county park with a walk to the peach orchard and a highlight tour of the main dwelling. Reservation only. Merestead, 455 Byram Lake Rd., Mt. Kisco. 914.864.7039.

July 2010 Events

Saturday, July 3

Garlic Weekend – Celebrate July 4th weekend with garlic-themed programming and hands-on farm activities featuring garlic tastings, garlic activities, farm-to-table classes and more. Stone Barns Center for Food and Agriculture, 630 Bedford Rd., Pocantico Hills. Register: 914 366 6200 x151.

Monday, July 5

Emotional Freedom for the Inner Child – 7-8:30pm. Celebrate Independence Day by freeing the ‘Inner Child’ using creative techniques and Meridian Tapping. Release blocks to innate joy and experience healing. $35/includes light refreshment. 845.228.8132; Putnamhealingarts.com.

Tuesday, July 6

REIKI I Class – w/ Linda O’Shea and Suzanne Roth. Awakenings. 215 Katonah Ave. Katonah. Info: 914.232.0382; awakeningskatonah.com.

Lunchtime Yoga – 12:15-1:15pm. Tuesdays in July. Indulge in a midday break at the Yogascape and Spa; refresh with an all-level flow practice. 1100 Rt. 52, 2nd Floor, Carmel. 845.225.9642; theyogascape.com.

Wednesday, July 7

Kid’s Yoga Class – 4:30-5:20pm.Wednesday in July. Ages 5-11 are invited to have fun while engaging in the ancient practice of yoga. The Yogascape and Spa, 1100 Rt. 52, 2nd Floor (at Farmers Mills Rd.), Carmel. $15. 845.225.9642.

Hudson River Ferry Sloop Meeting – 6:30pm. Share the beauty of the river with a non-profit environmental sailing organization inspiring people to appreciate and protect one of the country’s greatest resources. Free. Croton Point Nature Center, Croton-on-Hudson. 914.862.5297.

Meditation Class at Mystical Energy – 6:30pm. $10. Mystical Energy New Age Gift Store. 83 Haviland Dr. Suite 4, Patterson. Info: mysticalenergy.org.

Thursday, July 8

Benefit Baseball Game; Hudson Valley Renegades – 7pm. “Show Your Support Night” for Breast & Ovarian Cancer Support. $15 ticket, food, free gift. Dutchess Stadium. Wappingers Falls, off of I-84. Tickets: 845.838.0094 (Kaitlin) or gadesgroup.com (password “support”).

Friday, July 9

From Culture to Cosmos/The Real Story – 6pm. A special filming event with psychotherapist Glenn Perry, PhD at The Graduate Institute, Bethany, Ct. Be a part of the audience by calling 203.874.4252 or visit learn.edu.com.

Pelham Art Center Faculty/Student Showcase – 6:30-8pm. Pelham Art Center’s distinguished faculty and enthusiastic students present their work, featuring a wide variety of media and subject matter. Pelham Art Center, 155 Fifth Ave., Pelham. 917.738.2525 x113; pelhamartcenter.org.
Reiki Healing Circle – 7-8:30pm. Enjoy an evening of sharing Reiki healing energy. Practitioners and newcomers welcome. Suggested/$10. Register: 914.672.1916; putnamhealingarts.com.
The Secret of Money – 7-9:30pm. Learn how to use the Law of Attraction to prosper w/Cary Bayer, author of “The Prosperity Aerobics, and Spirit & Money”. $20/by 7/7 or $25. Synchronicity, 54 Charles Colman Blvd., Pawling. Info: 845.855.1172.

Free Ballroom Dance Lessons – 3pm (July 9,12,19,26 & August 2). Learn to dance or improve dancing skills, learning popular dances such as foxtrot, lindy, cha-cha, and more. Somers Library. Register/info: 917.232.5717.

Saturday, July 10

Hunt for Wild Edibles – 1-3pm. Naturalist/Author “Wildman” Steve Brill leads one of his world-famous Wild Food and Ecology Tours. $25/adult, $20/ages 6-14. Stone Barns Center for Food and Agriculture, 630 Bedford Road, Pocantico Hills. Register: 914.366 6200 x151.

Sunday, July 11

Farm to Table Cooking/Nutrition Class – Prep and cook delicious, beautiful dishes using crops from the Hilltop Hanover Farm. $40/adults, $20/child (12&up). 1271 Hanover St., Yorktown Heights. Info/registration: 914.217.9249.

Invisibility Plants – 10am. Ferns reproduce without the aid of flowers; thus the myth they have magic properties, including making people invisible. Visit different species of ferns and examine some under a microscope. Marshlands Conservancy, Rt.1, Rye. Free. 914.835.4466.

Spiritual Gathering – 10:30am-12noon. Monthly gathering to share, learn, and experience a guided meditation of a spiritual subject with Michael Rosenbaum ACHT, MP and Michael Finkelstein MD. $20/suggested donation. SunRaven Center, 501 Guard Hill Rd, Bedford. Info: 914.218.9000.
Prenatal Yoga – 12:30-1:45pm. Suitable for all trimesters. Small class size for individual attention. Doctor’s note required before registering for class. Other classes available. $35. Premier Pilates & Yoga. 200 North Ave. New Rochelle. Register/info: 914.235.1250; premierpilatesny.com.
Free Meditation and Satsang – 1:30-2:30pm w/Amy Pearce-Hayden, ERYT. Join in a practice of stilling the mind, followed by group discussion regarding aspects of yogic philosophy. 1100 Rt. 52, 2nd floor (at Farmers Mills Rd.), Carmel; 845.225.9642.
Lasdon Memorial Garden Walking Tour – 2-3pm. Lasdon’s horticulturist leads an informative walk through a fragrance garden, a synoptic shrub border and a formal garden. Lasdon Park, Arboretum & Veterans Memorial, Rt. 35, Somers. Free. 914.864.7268.
Quick and Easy Vegan Cooking – 3-5pm. 20 yr. veteran cooking teacher Vitalah Simon teaches a low fat, wheat and gluten free class using all organic ingredients. $65. Hawthorne. Info/register: 914.769.8745.

New Moon Drumming Circle at Awakenings – 5-7pm. w/ Gail Kelstrom. Awakenings. 215 Katonah Ave. Katonah. Info: 914.232.0382; awakeningskatonah.com.

Monday, July 12

Herb Workshop/Luncheon – 10am-12noon. Hosted by New Horizons Garden Club. Lasdon Park, Arboretum & Veterans Memorial, Rt. 35, Somers. $25. Call for details/RSVP: 845.225.0444.

Mental Mastery: New Approaches to Managing Stress using Biofeedback, Hypnosis, & other Methods – 6:30-7:30pm. w/ Dr. Sirkin. Free workshop. Full Circle Family Care. 1241 Mamaroneck Ave. White Plains. Info: 914.451.1500; BountifulBrain.com.

Meditation Class – 7-8:30pm w/Robert Mawson. All levels welcome with instruction given.  Bring a cushion, or chairs available. Human Bodyworks Massage Therapy & Healing Arts Center, 32 Main St., Hastings on Hudson. $15. Info: 917.445.1767; HumanBodyworks.com.

Healing the Inner Critical Voice – 7-8:30pm. Where does the critical voice come from and whose voice is it really? Heal the inner verbal assault and replace it with a personal coach and champion. $35/includes refreshments. 845.228.8132. Putnamhealingarts.com.

Tuesday, July 13

Quick and Easy Vegan Cooking – 12:30-2:30pm. 20 yr. veteran cooking teacher Vitalah Simon teaches a low fat, wheat and gluten free class using all organic ingredients. $65. Hawthorne. Info/register: 914.769.8745.

“Farm-to-Table” at Natural Awakenings Night – 7-9pm. Meet and mingle with other Natural Awakenings readers. Light refreshments. Free. The Flying Pig on Lexington, 251 Lexington Ave. Mount Kisco. RSVP: 914.617.8750. Info: flyingpigonlex.com.

Thursday, July 15

Create your own Healing Mandala – w/ artist Cecilia Soprano aka Amichi. No prior artistic talent required. Supplies provided. $50. Awakenings. 215 Katonah Ave. Katonah.  Preregister required: 914.232.0382. Info: awakeningskatonah.com.

Group Walk & Talk for World Healing – 11:30am-1:30pm. Rail-trail walk in Carmel followed by meditation for empowerment of women worldwide. Share creative and practical ideas. Refreshments. $10 suggested. 914.672.1916. Putnamhealingarts.com.

Crystal Speak – 7-9:30pm w/Liz Connell. Discover the silent language of crystals. Invite in devas of the stone kingdom and learn about wearing crystal jewelry to support spiritual growth. $25. Synchronicity, 54 Charles Colman Blvd, Pawling. Info: 845.855.1172.

Integrative Heart Health – 7-9pm. “What part medicine, what part doctor, what part self” presented by Steven Horowitz, MD. Free. The Graduate Institute, Bethany, CT. 203.874.4252; learn.edu.com.

Friday, July 16

Pilates Instructor Masterclass – 3-4pm. w/ Adriene Ingalls. Weekly Group Class devoted to Pilates Instructors. Have fun and indulge the body with fellow instructors in a comfortable, non-competitive environment. $35. Premier Pilates & Yoga. 200 North Ave. New Rochelle. Register/info: 914.235.1250; premierpilatesny.com.

Riverlovers Pot Luck/Seining by the Bay – 6:30pm. Meet ‘n’ eat with the Riverlovers organization, followed by seining program using a 50-foot net to catch, study and release frequent Hudson River visitors. Croton Point Nature Center, Croton-on-Hudson. Free. 914.862.5297; riverlovers.org.

Meditation Class at Mystical Energy – 6:30pm. $10. Mystical Energy New Age Gift Store. 83 Haviland Dr. Suite 4, Patterson. Info: mysticalenergy.org.

Saturday, July 17

Reiki 1 Workshop – 9:30am-4pm (7/17&7/18) w/Ginny Mackles, Reiki Master. Be attuned and certified to the first level of Reiki. Millwood. $175. Info: 914.762.7761; ginnymackles.com.

Farmer’s Forum at Hilltop Hanover Farm –10am-Noon. Hilltop’s head farmer Mary Ellen leads an informal walking tour of the farm and is available to answer any gardening questions. $10/registration required. 1271 Hanover St., Yorktown Heights. 914.962.2368; hilltophanoverfarm.org.

From Culture to Cosmos/The Real Story – 10am. A special filming event with psychotherapist Glenn Perry, PhD at The Graduate Institute, Bethany, Ct.  To be part of the audience, call 203.874.4252 or visit learn.edu.com.

Painting from the Inside Out & Family Constellation Work – 10am-5pm. Insights gained into family dynamics including unconscious patterns whether in family, work or other symptoms from this painting gathering. $85/by 7/6 or $100. 914.909.6292; evemarieelkin.com.

Crystal Mandala Intuitive Readings – 11am-4pm w/Liz Connell. Listen to positive and supportive messages as the crystals speak about life. Synchronicity, 54 Charles Colman Blvd., Pawling. Info: 845.855.1172.

Westchester Holistic Network’s Annual Potluck – 1-6pm. Food and drink donation for 3-6 people requested. Circle of Tranquility’s Garden, Hawthorne. Please RSVP dish and attendance to:  914.769.1446 or bobbisholisticcare.com.

Pickling 101 at Hilltop Hanover Farm – 2-4pm. Cucumbers and other in-season vegetables from the farm will be used to teach how to safely make and preserve delicious pickles. 1271 Hanover St., Yorktown Heights. $15. Registration required. 914.962.2368; hilltophanoverfarm.org.

Sunday, July 18

Angel Connection Class – 10am-12pm. Class includes instruction book, CD, Angel Book and Angel Oracle Cards. $85. Mystical Energy New Age Gift Store. 83 Haviland Dr. Suite 4, Patterson. Info: mysticalenergy.org.

Zillions of Crabs – 10am. Learn about and hold the Asian Shore Crab and some of the other kinds of crabs that live at Marshlands on a summer morning at the shore. Marshlands Conservatory, Rt. 1, Rye. 914.835.4466.

More Truth Will Set You Free Workshop – 2-6pm w/ Elka Boren, Shaman & Clairvoyant. $65. Private sessions w/ Elka available 7/15-720. Human Bodyworks Massage Therapy & Healing Arts Center. 32 Main St., Hastings on Hudson. Register/info: 917.445.1767; HumanBodyworks.com.

Monday, July 19

EFT & Holistic Approaches to Diabetes, Arthritis, Gout, IBS – 7-8:30pm. Restore peace and bring balance to metabolism and body pH w/ EFT, guided meditation, and diet education. Film. $25. Register: 845.228.8132. Putnamhealingarts.com.

Meditation Class – 7-8:30pm w/Robert Mawson. All levels welcome with instruction given.  Bring a cushion, or chairs available. Human Bodyworks Massage Therapy & Healing Arts Center, 32 Main St., Hastings on Hudson. $15. Info: 917.445.1767; HumanBodyworks.com.

Wednesday, July 21

Meditation Class at Mystical Energy – 6:30pm. $10. Mystical Energy New Age Gift Store. 83 Haviland Dr. Suite 4, Patterson. Info: mysticalenergy.org.

Thursday, July 22

Free Blood Pressure Event – 10am-12noon. Get professional blood pressure measurements and speak with the pharmacist about hypertension and necessary treatment steps. Lake Mahopac Pharmacy & Surgical, 559 Rt. 6, Mahopac. Info: 845.208.0424; lakemahopacrx.com.

Friday, July 23

Reiki Healing Circle – 9-11am. Enjoy a morning of sharing Reiki healing energy. Practitioners and newcomers welcome. Suggested: $10. Register: 914.672.1916; putnamhealingarts.com.

Understanding the Self Through Relationships – 7-8:30pm. Change automatic responses and reactions; stop self-sabotage and re-establish new rapport with others learning to love and forgive the self. $35 includes information packet & light refreshments. Register: 845.228.8132. Putnamhealingarts.com.

Summer Soiree at Oasis Day Spa – 7-10pm. On the beautiful Rooftop Garden of Oasis Day Spa. $35/person, $45 at the door. Includes wine, beer, cheese and two 15-minute Spa Treatments. Saw Mill River Parkway, Dobbs Ferry. Limited to 100 tickets. Tickets/info: r4women.com.

Saturday, July 24

Putnam County Fair All Day (7/24&7/25). Join Muscoot Farm’s 4-H Group and the Muscoot Farm animals as they show at the Putnam County Fair. Putnam County Veterans Memorial Park, Gipsy Trail Rd., Carmel. 845.225.8154.

Introduction to the Mysteries of Life – 9:30am-5pm (7/24&7/25) w/Michael Rosenbaum. Identify and release the 4 main blocks that prevent experiencing higher aspects of the self.  Phoenix  & The Rose, 36 Bedford Rd, Katonah. $200 by 7/8 or $225. Info/registration: 914.218.9000.

Sunday, July 25

Shamanic Healing Circle – 3-6pm. Shamanic Practitioner, Eileen O’Hare, facilitates a powerful healing circle honoring high emotions that are flowing within us at this time. $40. The Yogascape and Spa, 1100 Rt. 52, 2nd floor (at Farmers Mills Rd.), Carmel. 845.225.9642.

Monday, July 26

Hospital Affiliated Weight Loss Center – 6pm. Holistic nurse and nutritionist presents safe and effective program options available for supervised weight loss and lifestyle management. The Wellness Club, 3163 East Main St., Mohegan Lake. Free. 914.526.2366.

Overcoming Fear of Public Speaking – 7-8:30pm. Clear and resolve in a few sessions painful memories and other factors that contribute to this widespread fear. $35. Light refreshments. Register: 845.228.8132. Putnamhealingarts.com.

Meditation Class – 7-8:30pm w/Robert Mawson. All levels welcome with instruction given.  Bring a cushion, or chairs available. Human Bodyworks Massage Therapy & Healing Arts Center, 32 Main St., Hastings on Hudson. $15. Info: 917.445.1767; HumanBodyworks.com.

Tuesday, July 27

Open House/The Graduate Institute – 5pm. Discover unique M.A. and certificate programs empowering visionary thinkers to create a better future. 171 Amity Road, Bethany, CT. 203.874.4252 or learn.edu.com.

Thursday, July 29

Be Moved – w/ Laura Lutjen, teaching spontaneous movement. Learn what individuals need to learn to fully rejoin with grace and love that is at one’s core. Awakenings. 215 Katonah Ave. Katonah. Info: 914.232.0382; awakeningskatonah.com.

Blood Sugar Health & Testing – 10am-12noon. Bayer Blood Glucose Meter (restrictions apply). Speak to the pharmacist about how to get a free Blood Glucose Meter. Lake Mahopac Pharmacy & Surgical, 559 Rt. 6, Mahopac. Free. Info: 845.208.0424; lakemahopacrx.com.

Animal Communication – 7-9pm w/Medium Barbara Baker. Animals live on in spirit also.  Come hear from the animal kingdom and connect with passed and living pets. $25. Synchronicity, 54 Charles Colman Blvd., Pawling. Info: 845.855.1172.

Friday, July 30

Meditation Class at Mystical Energy – 6:30pm. $10. Mystical Energy New Age Gift Store. 83 Haviland Dr. Suite 4, Patterson. Info: mysticalenergy.org.

Saturday, July 31

Transformational Women’s Empowerment Weekend – 7/31 & 8/1.w/ Jennifer Magnan-McLeod. A treat for the weekend or for just one day. Wainwright House in Rye. Info/register: 914.772.4078; TheLifeDesigningCoach.com.

Sunday August 1

Healing Day at Opal Moon – 12-4pm. Healing mini-sessions offered including 15-minute Reiki with Myra Oney, Massage with Diane Barkoe, and Chiropractic/Wellness Consultation with Dr.Marianne Messina, DC. $25/each; 20% off 3. Opal Moon. 2037 Albany Post Rd.Croton on Hudson. Info: 914.788.4955.

June 2010 Events

June 2010 Events

Please call ahead early, to confirm dates and times, and to reserve your space.

Wednesday, June 2

Guided Meditation/Journey Class – 9:30-11:30am. w/Alexandra Leclere. 6/2-6/30. An experience of energy through qigong, yogic breathing and stretching exercises. The New Dawn Foundation, 590 Davenport Ave., New Rochelle. $20/donation. 941.584.3450.

Iris Season Tour – 1pm. Starting amidst the bloom of irises, roses and peonies, learn about Merestead with a walk around the garden and a tour inside the 1906-1907 main dwelling. Merestead. 455 Byram Lake Rd. Mt. Kisco Info/Register: 914.864.7039.

Certificate Program – 4-6pm. Learn about a new certificate program in Integrative Medicine offered by The Graduate Institute. New Milford Hospital, Room(s) Robison A & B. 203.874.4252; LEARN.EDU.

Childbirth Education Series – 6:30-8pm. w/Barbara Du Pont. Gather information on the birth process and developing coping strategies for pain in labor. Pregnant women/partners leave the class series well-informed and confident. 6/wks. Full Circle Family Care, White Plains. 914.421.1500; fullcirclefamilycare.com.

Thursday, June 3

Pre-natal Yoga – 9:30-10:45am. 6/3-7/8. Program designed for moms-to-be with yoga poses modified for the unique requirements of the pregnant body. Quest Yoga Arts, Mount Kisko. 6wks/$150. Join anytime/price pro-rated. 914.241.9642; questyogaarts.com.

Environmental Discussion Group – 7:30-9pm. Teatown’s monthly free environmental discussion group with rotating, timely topics. Teatown Lake Reservation. 1600 Spring Valley Rd. Ossining. Adults only. More info: teatown.org.

Friday, June 4

Beginners Yoga Workshop – 9:30-10:45am. 6/4-6/25. Be guided step-by-step through yoga breathing, core postures and the flow that links all these elements together in a safe and nurturing setting. Quest Yoga Arts, Mount Kisko. $100. Info: 914.241.9642; questyogaarts.com.

Angelspeake: How to Talk with Angels – 7-9:30pm. w/Trudy Griswold. Learn how easy and helpful it is to meet the angels and receive their messages in writing. Synchronicity, 54 Charles Colman Blvd., Pawling. $45. Info: 845.855.1172.

Saturday, June 5

Teatown Hiking Challenge – 9am. Take the Teatown challenge to celebrate National Trails Day. Hike all major trails in one day. Receive certificate/trail patch and name listing in Trails. Teatown Lake Reservation, Ossining. Adults only. 914.762.2912 x 110.

Finding Peace through Forgiveness Retreat – 9:30am-2pm. w/Michael Hoare. For anyone who has experienced hurt and seeks new opportunities for growth, making peace with the past and discovering the secret of being human. Bring lunch. Wainwright House, Rye. 914.967.6080; wainwright.org.

Invasive Plants in the Suburban Landscape – 10am-12noon. Workshop helps the home owner     identify and learn the best way to deal with invasive plants. Adults only. Teatown Lake Reservation. 1600 Spring Valley Rd. Ossining. 941.762.2912 x 110.

Spirit & Money – 11am-1:30pm. w/Coach Cary Bayer. Learn how to heal the erroneous separation that so often exists in the mind between Spirit and money. Synchronicity, 54 Charles Colman Blvd., Pawling. $20 by 6/3 or $25. 845.855.1172.

Butterflies For Beginners – 1pm. Basic butterfly discussion and a walk the meadows of Ward Pound Ridge Reservation to see what species are present. Parking $4 with pass. Trailside Nature Museum. Rts. 35 & 121 South Cross River. Info: 914.864.7323.

The Core of Your Core – 2-4:30pm. w/Lauren Toolin. Learn how to source, tone and support vital energy to awaken an integrated sense of strength, suppleness and radiance on every level. Quest Yoga Arts, Mount Kisko. $40. Info: 914.241.9642; questyogaarts.com.

Follow the Yellow Brick Road – 2:30-5pm. w/Coach Cary Bayer. An interactive workshop designed to awaken courage, compassion and inner knowing for the journey “home”. Synchronicity, 54 Charles Colman Blvd., Pawling. $20 by 6/3 or $25. 845.855.1172.

Tibetan Singing Bowl Sound Healing Concert – 6:45-9pm. No admittance after concert starts at 7pm. Participants will relax, close their eyes and drift into an altered state which allows the body to heal. $25. Circle of Tranquility, Hawthorne. Info/register: 914.769.1446; bobbisholisticcare.com.

Sunday, June 6

Birds of Prey Day at Green Chimneys – 11am- 4pm. Dedicated to children, the environment and raptors, this event draws thousands of people from across the Hudson Valley each year. Rain or shine. $12/adults, $8/seniors & $5/kids. 400 Doansburg Rd. Brewster. Info: greenchimneys.org.

Yin Yoga – 11:45am-1:00pm. 6/6-6/27. The Yoga of patience class where the body is fully supported by props, held for longer periods of time, and provided the opportunity for release.  1100 Rt. 52, 2nd Floor (at farmers Mills Rd.), Carmel. 845.225.YOGA;  theyogascape.com.

Reiki Share – 1-3pm. This is an opportunity to receive as well as give Reiki for those that have taken one or more Reiki classes from any Reiki Master. $5. Circle of Tranquility, Hawthorne. Info/register: 914.769.1446; bobbisholisticcare.com.

Free Community Yoga Class – 1:30-2:30pm. Yogascape and Spa offers a free community class the first Sunday of each month. 1100 Rt.52, 2nd floor (at Farmers Mills Rd.), Carmel.  845.225.YOGA. theyogascape.com.

Monday, June 7

STOTT PILATES™ All Levels – 10:30-11:30am. 6/7-6/28. w/ Tara Gregorio. Relieve back pain, build strength/flexibility, and increase muscular tone/endurance. $78/6 sessions; $15/drop in. The Yoga Co-op at The Garrison, 2015 Rt. 9, Garrison. Register: 617.512.9501.

Traditional Chinese Veterinary Medicine – 6pm. Learn how natural medicine can help pets and discover which commonly treated illnesses respond well to Chinese medicine. Somers Library. Register: 914.232.5717; somerslibrary.org.

Monthly Domancic Clinic – 6:45-9pm. 6/7-6/10. w/Anton Baraschi. Commit to 4 consecutive treatment days of Bioenergy to stimulate the immune system. Energetic protocol (about 10 to 15 minutes) applied on each person. The New Dawn Foundation, New Rochelle. Donation. 551.697.2690.

Monday Meditation Circle & Class – 7-8:30pm. All levels welcome. Instructions given; bring a cushion or chairs are available. Human Bodyworks Massage Therapy & Healing Arts Center. 32 Main St., Hastings on Hudson. $15. Info: 917.445.1767; HumanBodyworks.com.

Tuesday, June 8

Holistic Moms Network – 7-9pm. Exchange ideas for family-friendly summer fun including outdoor activities, free concerts, and other events. Bring ideas to share. Desmond-Fish Library, Garrison. Info: 845.809.5242; holisticmoms.org.

Reiki Circle– 7-9pm. This is open for both experienced and inexperienced people to share the connection we all have with this heart centered energy. $10. Circle of Tranquility, Hawthorne. Info/register: 914.769.1446; bobbisholisticcare.com.

Wednesday, June 9

Women’s Monday Night Gathering: Experiencing Gratitude Through Nature – w/ Suzanne Hanna & Patty Kelly. These monthly gatherings designed to raise participant’s level of consciousness and personal awareness. Info: Beyond-Health.com; inwardboundcoaching.net.

Health Lecture – 4pm. w/ Steve Horowitz, MD. Key topics discussed in Experiential Health and Healing. A free presentation at Stamford Hospital’s Tully Health Center, Conference Room C. Info: 203. 874.4252; LEARN.EDU.

Earth-Honoring Ritual and Community – 7pm. A unique and fun experience in “earth-honoring” created through two rituals based in ancient traditions. Hosted by Greenburgh Nature Center in partnership with the Sierra Club/Hudson chapter. 99 Dromore Rd., Scarsdale. Info: 914.723.3470; greenburghnaturecenter.org.

Thursday, June 10

Massage Therapy as a Career Workshop – 6-8 pm. Learn about the Massage Therapy Program and tour the school. Finger Lakes School of Massage, 272 North Bedford Rd. Mount Kisco. Free. Register w/Admissions: 914.241.7363.

The Facts about Vitamin D at Natural Awakenings Night – 7-9pm. All invited. Dr. Robert Silverman hosts and presents info about Vitamin D. Free and refreshments served. 280 Dobbs Ferry Rd., Suite 204,White Plains. RSVP: 914.617.8750. Info: DrRobertSilverman.com.

Friday, June 11

Reiki Healing Circle –7pm-8:30pm. Practitioners and newcomers welcome for an evening of sharing Reiki healing energy. $10/suggested. Register: 914.672.1916. Info: putnamhealingarts.com.

Saturday, June 12

700 Voices “Peace through Yoga Weekend” – Day of yoga, mantra, chanting and meditation takes place at the Kent Community center in Kent, CT. Info: 700voices.com.

Backyard Composting Series – 9-11am. 6/12, 6/19, 6/26. This series on composting from the ground up teaches how to make and use nutrient-rich compost for home gardens and landscape. Stone Barnes Center for Food & Agriculture, Pocantico Hills. 941.399.6200 x 118; stonebarnscenter.org.

Heart Chakra Healing – 9:30am-12:30pm. w/Enid Martinez. An experiential class that works with each of the four heart chambers to reveal truth and healing. Register by 6/9. Wainwright House, Rye. 914.967.6080; wainwright.org.

Birds Of Late Spring – 10am. Explore the edges and meadows of Croton Point Park to observe an overwhelming sight and sound of many birds. Bring binoculars. $8 parking. Croton Point Nature Center. Croton Point Park. Croton Point Ave. Croton-on-Hudson. Info: 914.862.5297.

Weeds – 1pm. Whether  a gardener, lawn enthusiast or naturalist this program teaches how to recognize and either appreciate or battle against pesky plants. Free. Cranberry Lake Preserve. Old Orchard St. North White Plains. Info: 914.428.1005.

Family Yoga – 1:30-2:15/ages 3-6 w/parents & 2:30-3:30/age 7 up w/parents. Families participate in a variety of asanas, exploring partner poses as well as partnered breathing exercises. Quest Yoga Arts, Mount Kisco. $25/2 people; $5/ea. additional. 914.241.9642; questyogaarts.com.

Holistic Pet Care for Dog, Cat Owners and Shelter Workers – 2:30-5:30pm. At the end of this class participants will have learned easy techniques to release fear-aggressive responses from pets as well as some techniques to make an animal more adoptable. $40. Circle of Tranquility, Hawthorne. Info/register: 914.769.1446; bobbisholisticcare.com.

Sunday, June 13

Shamanic Drumming Circle – 1:30-4:30pm. Participants drum, rattle, dance, journey and connect with nature for both personal and planetary healing. $30. Circle of Tranquility, Hawthorne. Info/register: 914.769.1446; bobbisholisticcare.com.

Free Meditation & Satsang – 1:30-2:30pm. w/Amy Pearce-Hayden. Experience a practice of stilling the mind, followed by group discussion regarding aspects of yogic philosophy.1100 Rt. 52, 2nd Floor (at Farmers Mills Rd.), Carmel. Info: 845.225.YOGA.

Pre-natal Yoga – 10:30-11:45am. 6/13-7/25. Series designed for moms-to-be with yoga poses modified for the unique requirements of the pregnant body. Quest Yoga Arts, Mount Kisco. 6wks/$150. Join anytime/price pro-rated. 914.241.9642; questyogaarts.com.

Monday, June 14

STOTT PILATES™ – 10:30-11:30am. w/Tara Gregorio. All levels. Learn how to activate pelvic floor to relieve back pain, build strength, flexibility, increase muscular tone and endurance. $78/6 sessions; $15/drop-in. The Yoga Co-op at The Garrison. 2015 Rt. 9. Garrison. Info/register: 617.512.9501.

Health and Wellness Night – w/ Suzanne Hanna of Beyond Health, a member of team Northrup & Kate Northrup. a night of health and wellness and the power of food. Info: Beyond-Health.com.

Protecting the Family’s Jewelry – 6:30pm. Learn the basic facts about fine jewelry; security measures, proper care of jewelry, options for buying/selling, insurance guidelines and estate planning. Somers Library. 914.232.5717; somerslibrary.org.

Monday Meditation Circle & Class – 7-8:30pm. All levels welcome. Instructions given; bring a cushion or chairs are available. Human Bodyworks Massage Therapy & Healing Arts Center. 32 Main St., Hastings on Hudson. $15. Info: 917.445.1767; HumanBodyworks.com.

Healthy Pregnancy Class – 7pm. Discuss nutrition, fetal development and feeling great during the first two trimesters of pregnancy plus ideas for nurturing the spirit during this transformative period. Full Circle Family Care, White Plains. 914.421.1500 x 0; fullcirclefamilycare.com.

Wednesday, June 16

Riverlovers Pre-Revival Summer Pot Luck – 6:30pm. Join Riverlovers and learn what’s happening on our natural heritage river, while preparing to celebrate the Clearwater Festival on a full stomach. Croton Point Nature Center. Free. Croton Point Nature Center. Croton Point Park. Croton Point Ave. Croton-on-Hudson. Info: 914.862.5297.

Thursday, June 17

How to Build Your Own Health Care Team – 1pm. Learn the necessity of a team to help coordinate health care, who to choose, and how team members can assist. Somers Library, Rt. 139. Refreshments. Non-members $5/donation.

Prenatal Breastfeeding 101 – 6-8pm. Research shows learning about breastfeeding before the birth of baby helps increase breastfeeding success afterward. For expectant moms/partners. Full Circle Family Care, White Plains. Info: 914.421.1500 x 0; fullcirclefamilycare.com.

EFT & Holistic Approaches to Diabetes, Arthritis-Gout, IBS – 7-8:30pm. Restore peace and bring balance to metabolism and body pH w/ EFT, guided meditation, diet and education. Film. $25. Register: 845.228.8132; putnamhealingarts.com.

A New Perspective (on Almost Everything) – 7:30pm. w/David Levin. An open-minded discussion regarding many of today’s current issues, decisions and challenges. John C. Hart Memorial Library. Shrub Oak. Free/registration required. 941.214.5262; yorktownlibrary.org.

Friday, June 18

Equine Energetix – 4-8pm & 10am-5pm. 2 day workshop: Seeing with The Heart: A Journey with Horses to Discover Our Essential Nature. No horse experience necessary. Mistover Farm, Pawling. $325. Info/register: 212.477.4475; equineenergetix.com.

Mastering the Pendulum –7-9pm. w/Bente Hansen. Dowsing, an ancient form of divination, can be used to find answers to questions. Learn how to use the pendulum for a dowsing tool.  $25. Synchronicity, 54 Charles Coleman Blvd., Pawling. 845.855.1172.

Saturday, June 19

Clearwater Hudson River Revival – 6-19 & 6/20. Gates open at 10am till dusk each day. parking $10 per car. Ticket prices vary. Croton Point Park. Croton Point Ave. Croton-on-Hudson. Info: 800 67-SLOOP x 107.

Westchester Land Trust “In Our Backyard” Gala – Cocktails, dinner, dancing, music, silent auction and short awards presentation. All proceeds go directly to support land preservation work. Birdstone Farm, Cross River. Info: westchesterlandtrust.org.

Entertaining With an Asian Flair – 11am. Learn how to make spring roll filling in steamed pita, curried shrimp fried rice and sesame noodles. Somers Library. Register: 914.232.5717; somerslibrary.org.

Painting and Pleasure – 12-5pm. w/ Eve-Marie. Explore, experiment and play while painting from the inside out. Allow spontaneity to release creativity and affect life. No skills required. $90, $75/if by 6/4. Tarrytown. Info: 914.909.6292; paintinginsideout.com.

More Truth Will Set You Free Workshop – 2-6pm. w/ Elka Boren, Shaman & Clairvoyant. Human Bodyworks Massage Therapy & Healing Arts Center, 32 Main St.  Hastings on Hudson. $65. Private Sessions also available 6/17-6/22. Register/info: 917.445.1767; HumanBodyworks.com.

Findhorn EcoVillage/What’s it all About? – 5pm. Abbi Westwood, GNC Naturalist Intern, speaks about her time living at this famous ecovillage while studying the “Human Challenge of Sustainability.” Potluck supper follows. Greenburgh Nature Center, Scarsdale. RSVP potluck supper: 914.813.1812. Info: greenburghnaturecenter.org.

Monday, June 21

Cycling Workshop – 9:30-11:15am. Experienced road cyclists and spinners alike learn how to safely transition from the studio to the asphalt. APOGEE Pilates & Wellness Center, Bedford Hills. 170 Harris Rd.  $10 members, $15/non-members. RSVP: 914. 244.1606.

STOTT PILATES™ – 10:30-11:30am. w/Tara Gregorio. All levels. Learn how to activate pelvic floor to relieve back pain, build strength, flexibility, increase muscular tone and endurance. $78/6 sessions; $15/drop-in. The Yoga Co-op at The Garrison. 2015 Rt. 9. Garrison. Info/register: 617.512.9501.

Monday Meditation Circle & Class – 7-8:30pm. All levels welcome. Instructions given; bring a cushion or chairs are available. Human Bodyworks Massage Therapy & Healing Arts Center. 32 Main St., Hastings on Hudson. $15. Info: 917.445.1767; HumanBodyworks.com.

Summer Solstice in the Garden of the Circle of Tranquility – 7:30- 9pm. An open eclectic Dianic circle where participants are asked to bring “cakes” for the Queen to share. Complimentary admission with an offer of “cakes.” Circle of Tranquility, Hawthorne. Info/register: 914.769.1446; bobbisholisticcare.com.

Wednesday, June 23

Health Lecture – 4pm. w/ Steve Horowitz, MD. Presentation on “Key Topics in Experiential Health and Healing”. Stamford Hospital’s Tully Health Center, Conference Room C.  Free. Info: 203.874.4252; LEARN.EDU.

Thursday, June 24

Open House/Aromatherapy Certification Program – 6-8pm. Learn about this program starting in September and make a personal body care product. $15/materials fee. Finger Lakes School of Massage, 272 North Bedford Road, Mount Kisco. Register w/Amy, 914.241.7363 x15.

Real Estate 2010/State of the Market – 7:30pm. Get the scoop on how to prepare to sell or buy in today’s market from Coldwell Banker residential brokers. John C. Hart Memorial Library, Shrub Oak. Free/registration required. 941.245.5262 x227; yorktownlibrary.org.

Friday, June 25

Reiki Healing Circle – 9-11am. Practitioners and newcomers welcome for a morning of sharing Reiki healing energy. $10/suggested. Register: 914.672.1916. putnamhealingarts.com.

Saturday, June 26

Your Life after Breast Cancer: Step into Your Purpose and Thrive Retreat – w/ Rochelle Togo-Figa. Marriott Courtyard in Rye. Info/register: 914.923.6351.

Lake Mahopac Pharmacy & Surgical Grand Opening Celebration – 10am. Ribbon cutting, free giveaways, consultations and kids activities. Call for more info 845.208.0424.

Summer Soltice Bonfire – 7pm. Celebrate the beginning of summer with a party and bonfire. Free. Ward Pound Ridge Reservation. Rts. 35 & 121 South. Cross River. Info: 914.864.7317.

Sunday, June 27

Soul Life Path Readings – 12-4pm. w/Bente Hansen. Information usually relates to previous lives, soul purpose, contracts, etc. and is then connected with current life patterns and issues. Synchronicity, 54 Charles Colman Blvd., Pawling. 845.855.1172.

Butterfly Walk – 1-3pm. Learn all about the butterflies at Muscoot with naturalist Beth Herr. Free. Muscoot Farm. Rt. 100 Somers. Info: 914.864.7282.

Reiki Enrichment – 1-5pm. w/Ginny Mackles, Reiki Master. Experiential workshop for review and regeneration. Prerequisite: Reiki I of any lineage. Millwood. $75. Info: 914.762.7761; ginnymackles.com.

Walking Tour Of The Summer Perennial Gardens – 2-3pm. w/ horticulturist Tolly Beck. Guided walk through Lasdon’s perennial gardens. Info about the plants and the type of care they require. Free. Lasdon Park, Arboretu & Veterans Memorial Rt. 35. 914.864.7264.

Monday, June 28

STOTT PILATES™ – 10:30-11:30am. w/Tara Gregorio. All levels. Learn how to activate pelvic floor to relieve back pain, build strength, flexibility, increase muscular tone and endurance. $78/6 sessions; $15/drop-in. The Yoga Co-op at The Garrison. 2015 Rt. 9. Garrison. Info/register: 617.512.9501.

Weight Loss & Detoxification – 7pm. Toxicities in today’s environment can create many symptoms of poor health. Learn to maintain the bodies systems to support the detoxification process. Full Circle Family Care, White Plains. 914.421.1500 x 0; fullcirclefamilycare.com.

Monday Meditation Circle & Class – 7-8:30pm. All levels welcome. Instructions given; bring a cushion or chairs are available. Human Bodyworks Massage Therapy & Healing Arts Center. 32 Main St., Hastings on Hudson. $15. Info: 917.445.1767; HumanBodyworks.com.

May 2010 Events

Saturday, May 1

Access Your Healing Potential with One Light Healing Touch – 5/1 & 5/2. w/ Penny Price Lavin. One Light Healing Touch is an International Energy Healing and Mystery School.Learn 4 techniques for healing oneself and others: Scanning, Radiant, Chakra and Color Healing. E.Fishkill. $250. Info: onelighthealingtouch.com: 845.878.5165.

Painting from the Inside Out & Family Constellation work – 10am-12pm. Dare to paint anything! Express, explore and play with paint. No skills required. 1:30-5pm: Participant’s paintings will help gain insight into family dynamics and unconscious patterns, whether family, work or in other symptoms. $100. Info: evemarieelkin.com.

SPCA of Westchester Charity Dog Walk & Pet Fair – 10am-2pm. Pet walk, music, food, games and crafts for kids and shopping in the vendor village. $20/registration; $35/ families of 2 or more; Kids under 12 enter & walk free. FDR State Park. Yorktown Heights. Info:spca914.org.

Nature and Native Americans Program – 10am-5pm. 5/1 & 5/2. Family Fun. Bear skulls, large collection of insects, Native American artifacts, Teepee workshops, rock and mineral displays and more. $4/adults, $2.50/seniors, students & children. 6 & under/free. Putnam Valley Grange, 128 Mill St. Putnam Valley. Info: Rosemarie Gratz: 845.528.0345.

Music at the Market with Deuces Child –10:30am-12:30pm. Free. Community Markets Mount Kisco Farmers Market. The Boys and Girls Club of Northern Westchester. 351 Main St. Mt. Kisco. Info: communitymarkets.biz.

Pre-Natal Yoga Workshop – 12:45-1:45pm. 5/1-6/12 (excluding 5/22). Yoga experience designed to support a pregnant woman physically and emotionally as she moves towards birth. $180/member; $235/non-member. Apogee Bedford Hills. Register/info: 914.244.1606; apogeewellness.com.

Edible Weed Walk, sponsored by Westchester Slow Food – 1-3pm. Herbalist Bonnie Rogers leads informative tour of edible “weeds” and herbs. Learn how to harvest and prepare common backyard plants: Nettles, dandelion, chickweed and more. $20. 743 Bedford Rd. Sleepy Hollow. RSVP: 914.844.3776.

Belly Dance: Embody the Goddess – 2-5pm. w/ Susan Wright. Feel the elements of creation moving within…earth, water, fire, air and ether. Generate healing energy. Waiwright House. 260 Stuyvesant Avenue, Rye. Info: 914.967.6080; wainwright.org.

Sunday, May 2


R4Women’s Networking Event & Expo
– 10am-4pm. The Hudson Valley’s Premier Event for Womenpreneurs – the r4Women Networking Event & Expo debuts at Hollowbrook Golf Club. Day of networking, pampering, shopping, wine tasting and more. $12.50/admission; $25/brunch. Info: R4Women.com; 914.400.6675.

Holistic Pet Care for Dog, Cat Owners and Shelter Workers –1-4pm. Perfect class for the beginning of “Be Kind to Animals Week.” Learn easy techniques to release fear-aggression issues in both cats and dogs as well as making strays & ferals more adoptable. $40. Circle of Tranquility. Hawthorne. Info/register: 914.769.1446; bobbisholisticcare.com.

Free Community Yoga Class – 1:30-2:30pm.  Visit the Yogascape and Spa for the free community class held the first Sunday of each month. 1100 Route 52, 2nd Floor (at Farmers Mills Rd.) Carmel. Info: 845.225.YOGA; theyogascape.com.

Pre-Natal Yoga Workshop – 2-3pm. 5/2-6/6. Yoga experience designed to support a pregnant woman physically and emotionally as she moves towards birth. $180/member; $235/non-member. Apogee Pilates & Wellness Center, 11 Martine Avenue, 8th Floor. White Plains. Register: 914.644.8884; apogeewellness.com.

Monday, May 3


Monday Meditation Circle
– 7-8:30pm. All levels welcome, instruction given, bring a cushion. Chairs available. Suggested donation $7. Human Bodyworks Massage Therapy & Healing Arts Center. 32 Main St. Hastings on Hudson. Info: 917.445.1767; HumanBodyworks.com.

Tuesday, May 4


Yoga by the Beach at Rye Town Park
– 5/4, 5/6, 5/11, 5/13, 5/20, 5/25, 5/27, 5/28. Open Level Yoga. Rain or Shine. Bring a yoga mat.  $17/drop-in or $15 with class package. Contact Jill Mulholland to reserve a spot: 203.485.9450.

Wednesday, May 5


Retrofitting Sprawl: A Guide to Remaking the Suburbs
– 9am-3:30pm. Conference for municipal officials, planners, community advocates and others. $35, includes lunch & refreshments. South Church, 343 Broadway, Dobbs Ferry. Register/info: Tom Andersen: tom@westchesterlandtrust.org.

Exploring the Integrative Care Continuum – 4-6 pm. A free information session on a Certificate Program in Integrative Medicine. New Milford Hospital, Room(s) Robison A & B.  info: 203.874.4252; learn.edu.

Natural Awakenings Night – 6:30-9pm. Hosted by the professionals at the Katonah Healing Arts Alliance. Fun night with holistic neighbors. Refreshments. Free. 15 Parkway, Katonah. RSVP: 914.617.8750. Katonahhealingarts.com.

Thursday, May 6


The Power of Personal Branding for Women Entrepreneurs
– 5:30-9pm. Workshop w/ Karen Graves. Networking and dinner, image consulting, makeup demo, door prizes and goody bags. $40 by 4/15, then $50. $60/door (based on availability). Zanaro’s Italian Restaurant, White Plains. Info: 914.396.7664.

Open House for May Part-Time Massage Therapy Program – 6-8pm. Learn about the school, hear from instructors, and meet fellow students. Free. Finger Lakes School of Massage. 272 North Bedford Rd. Mount Kisco. Register: 914.241.7363.

Friday, May 7

Nature Friendly Plant Sale at Teatown – 4-7pm: 5/7; 9am-2pm: 5/8. Unique and hard-to-find annuals and perennials, deer resistant and native plants, heirloom vegetables and more. $10 on Friday. Free on Saturday. 1600 Spring Valley Rd. Ossining. Info: 914.762.2912 x 110; teatown.org.

Birthday! Opening Reception & All Age Art Workshop – 6:30-8pm. Work from 19 tri-state artists on the theme of birthday. Also, Looking Back: Forty Years at Pelham Art Center. Runs thru 6/26. Pelham Art Center. 155 Fifth Ave. Pelham. Info: Christine Milo 914.738.2525; pelhamartcenter.org.

Introduction to Tarot Card Reading – 7-9pm. 4 weeks. w/ Ann Marie D’Agostino at Awakenings, Metaphysical Book & Gift Shop. 215 Katonah Ave. Katonah. Register/info:  914.232.0382; awakeningskatonah.com.

Reiki Share – 7-9pm. Open to both experienced and inexperienced. Join in to either refine Reiki technique or learn how to access the heart-centered, compassionate energy of Reiki. $10. Circle of Tranquility. Hawthorne. Info/register: 914.769.1446; bobbisholisticcare.com.

Saturday, May 8

Art at the Market with Pelham Art Center – Free, drop-in art project. Community Markets Mamaroneck Farmers Market. St Thomas’ Episcopal Church. 168 W Boston Post Rd. Mamaroneck. Info: communitymarkets.biz.

Surviving 2012: Your Changing Consciousness – 9am-5pm. 5/8 & 6/19. Trudy Griswold, Raffaello DiMeglio, Cindy Miller, presents insight and tools for navigating these challenging times. $170/date. $250/both in advance. The Oaks. New Rochelle. Register: 203.426.9448 Info: trinityproduction.org.

Meet & Greet Roland M Comtois – Author of And Then There Was Heaven a journey of hope and love. 11:30am-1:30pm. Awakenings, Metaphysical Book & Gift Shop. 215 Katonah Ave. Katonah. Register/info: 914.232.0382; awakeningskatonah.com.

Fitness Event Celebrating Mothers! – 7am-3pm. Get healthy with a workout of circuit training for every age. Free for everyone. Apogee Bedford Hills. RSVP: 914.244.1606. Info: apogeewellness.com.

Surviving 2012 Your Changing Consciousness – 9am-5pm. 5/8 & 6/19. Workshop featuring Trudy Griswold, of the Angelspeake trilogy books, Raffaello DiMeglio, karmic healer, and Cindy Miller, intuitive and sacred activist. The Oaks in New Rochelle. $170; $250/both sessions. Register/Info: 203.426.9448 trinityproduction.org.

Mother–Daughter Pilates Mat Class – 10:30-11:30am. w/ Lesly Levy. Free for everyone. Apogee Pilates & Wellness Center, 11 Martine Avenue, 8th Floor. White Plains. Register: 914.644.8884; apogeewellness.com.

RiverTalks: Evening Lecture Series – 7pm. Rising Waters w/ Mark Lowrey. Learn the startling results of the Sea Level Rise Task Force, the DEC’s major study on climate change in the Hudson Valley, and how to prepare for it. $5. Beczak Environmental Education Center, 35 Alexander St. Yonkers. Info: 914.377.1900 x 13; beczak.org.

Sunday, May 9


Katonah Green Meetup Trip
– Road Trip to the Long Island Green Dome: Kevin Shea’s off the grid dome home. Potluck/carpooling. RSVP for sign up instructions: Meetup.com/Katonah-Green-and-Beyond.

Muscoot Farmers Market – 10am-3pm. 5/9, 5/16, 5/23 & 5/30. Fresh produce, meat, cheese, soap and candles, honey, maple syrup, flowers, fish and delicious baked goods. Free. Muscoot Farm, Rt. 100, Somers. Info: 914.864.7282.

Free Meditation and Satsang – 1:30-2:30pm. 2nd Sundays. w/ Amy Pearce-Hayden. Join in a practice of stilling the mind, followed by group discussion regarding aspects of yogic philosophy. Yogascape and Spa. 1100 Route 52, 2nd Floor, Carmel. Info: 845.225.YOGA; theyogascape.com.

Saturday, May 10


Film Screening of Who Does She Think She Is?
– 6:30pm. Film screening and artist panel discussion benefitting The Garden Road School.  $30. The Peekskill Hat Factory 1000 N. Division St. Peekskill. Info: 914.526.4033.

Preparing Today for Tomorrow’s Health Care Decision – 6:30pm. w/ Florissa E. Zinghini. Workshop helps plan for the future with aging parents; cope with discharge and make the best decisions. Somers Library. Somers. Info: 914.232.5717; somerslibrary.org.

Monday Meditation Circle – 7-8:30pm. All levels welcome, instruction given, bring a cushion. Chairs available. Suggested donation $7. Human Bodyworks Massage Therapy & Healing Arts Center. 32 Main St. Hastings on Hudson. Info: 917.445.1767; HumanBodyworks.com.

Tuesday, May 11


Exploring the Integrative Care Continuum
– 4-6 pm. A free information session on a Certificate Program in Integrative Medicine. New Milford Hospital, Room(s) Robison A & B. Info: 203.874.4252; learn.edu.

Introduction to Massage Therapy as a Career Workshop– 6-8pm. Learn about the profession of massage therapy, hear about the programs, and tour the school. Free. Finger Lakes School of Massage. 272 North Bedford Rd. Mount Kisco. Register: 914.241.7363.

Live Fermented Foods: Ancient Healing Art – 5/11 & 5/18. 7-9:30pm. w/ Holistic Chef Karen Spirer. Lean to prepare delicious (umami) savory and sweet rejuvenating fermented foods and elixirs. Inter-Village Continuing Education (IRV HS, S101), 500 Farm Rd. Ardsley. Info/register: 914.674.1258.


Professional Women of Putnam Networking Event
– 6-9pm. Guest Speaker: Linda Rey of Rey Insurance. “Twitter for Business” To Tweet or Not to Tweet. $30 includes buffet. Marco’s Restaurant 612 Route 6 Mahopac. Register: professionalwomenofputnam.com.


Holistic Moms Network
–7-9pm. Workshop on Setting Limits with Donna Mikkelson, Founder and Director of The Garden Road School. Holistic Moms of Putnam County. All welcome.Desmond-Fish Library Children’s Room, Rt. 9D and 403, Garrison. Info: 845.809.5242; holisticmoms.org.

Teleconference w/ Dr. Christiane Northrup – 8pm. Business opportunity. Hosted by Dr. Northrup, Penny Northrup Kirk, and Kate Northrup Moller, co-founders of Team Northrup. For info and dial-in phone number, contact: Perry Levenson: 914.495.3212.

Wednesday, May 12


Holistic Approach to Enhancing Your Fertility
– 7-8:30pm. w/ Perry Levenson, L.Ac. Talk covers how acupuncture, improving nutritional status and reducing the toxicities in the body and environment enhances fertility naturally. Free. Whole Healthy Family. 401 Columbus Ave. Valhalla. Info: 914.495.3212; wholehealthyfamily.com.

Thursday, May 13

The Alexander Technique and Meditation – 7-8:30pm. w/ Vincent Fraser. Explore how the Alexander Technique can deepen Meditation Practice followed by a guided meditation. All levels welcome. Study group may form. Greenwich Library. Reservations required. 203.570.2059.

Storytelling Workshop – 7-9:30pm. 8 weeks. Creative journaling, guided meditation, and in-class writing exercises from successful texts such as The Artist’s Way. $40/class; $240/8 classes. Stern Wellness Center. 27 Radio Circle Drive #104, Mount Kisco. 914.864.2222.

Friday, May 14


Equine Energetix Seminar
– 6-8pm. w/ James Cassese. EMDR in Humans and Equine Bilateral Corrective Experience. Learn about this integrative treatment approach for horse and rider. $40. Mistover Farm. Pawling. Info/register: 212.477.4475; equineenergetix.com.

Prenatal/Postpartum Yoga Teacher Training – 5/13: 7-9pm; 5/14 & 5/15: 8:30am-6:30pm. 20 hour training designed for Yoga Teachers or Bodyworkers who want a greater working knowledge of pre and postnatal yoga. $650  Premier Pilates & Yoga. Register/info: 914.235.1250; premierpilatesny.com.

Feminenza presents: Growing Confidence and Living Confidently

– 7-9:30pm. Through information, practical exercises, open dialogue and exploration, this workshop offers tools to enhance and access this confidence. North American Template Center. Croton-on-Hudson. Info: Eileen McGowan at 914.924.9391.

Saturday, May 15


Equine Energetix Workshop
– 9am-5pm. w/ James Cassese. Horse As Muse: Creativity Through The Way of the Horse. Using Equine-Facilitated Learning to help participants connect to one’s creative self. No horse experience necessary. Mistover Farm. Pawling. Info/register: 212.477.4475; equineenergetix.com.

Annual Friends of Lasdon Plant Sale – 9:30am-3:30pm. A large selection of shrubs, annuals and perennials available for purchase. Rain or shine. Free admission. Lasdon Park, Arboretum & Veterans Memorial, Rt. 35, Somers. Info: 914.864.7268.

Reiki I Workshop – 9:30am-4pm. 5/15 & 5/16. Attune to this system of energy healing and spiritual growth practices with Ginny Mackles, 5th generation Master since 1986.  Includes 33-page workbook. Millwood. Info: ginnymackles.com; 914.762.7761.

Cooking Demo and Tasting with Chef Emily – 10:30am-12:30pm. Free. Community Markets Mount Kisco Farmers Market. The Boys and Girls Club of Northern Westchester. 351 Main St. Mt. Kisco. Info: communitymarkets.biz.

Spring Fever event at Wholistic Physical Therapy – 10:30am-12pm. Learn about the benefits of Myofascial Release Treatment and receive a free 15 minute evaluation. 1591 Rt. 22, Brewster. Info: 845.940.1050.


Open-Air Family Music Fest at GNC
– 11am-4pm. Rain date 5/16. Family fun day with entertainment, exhibits, trails and refreshments for purchase, or bring a picnic. $12/ Non-members; 44/kids. Greenburgh Nature Center. Info: 914.723.3470; greenburghnaturecenter.org.


The Art of Healing Grand Opening Celebration
– 12-5pm. Festivities will be held at The Art of Healing, 1 Front St. in Patterson. Info: 845.878.HEAL.

Painting and Pleasure – 12-5pm. Explore, experiment and play while painting from the inside out.  Allow spontaneity to release creativity and affect life. No skills required. $75. Tarrytown. Info/Register: Eve-Marie 914.909.6292; paintinginsideout.com.


Woodland Wildflower Hike
– 1-2:30pm. Hike to Hidden Valley to learn the ecology and lore of woodland wildflowers. Nature Center at Teatown Lake Reservation. 1600 Spring Valley Rd. Ossining. Info: teatown.org; 914.762.2912.


Urban H20: Local Music
– 7pm. Joe Crookston with Julia Corbalis. Moving songs delivered with magical madness plus Westchester’s own soulful singer-songwriter. $10 includes free beer from Captain Lawrence Brewing Company.

Sunday, May 16


Spring Migration Bird Walk
– 7:30am. Beginners welcome. This should be the height of the migration. See flycatchers, warblers, orioles and thrushes. Bring binoculars. Free. Marshlands Conservancy. Rt. 1 Rye. Info: 914.835.4466.


Shad River Festival
– Riverkeeper’s 20th Shad Festival and Hudson River Celebration at Boscobel House includes live music, nature hikes, and eco-arts and crafts. Garrison. Info: 1.800.21RIVER, ext. 232 or visit riverkeeper.org.

Mountain Laurel Outdoor Rec Fest – 9am-3pm. Demos on canoeing, orienteering, outdoor skills, adventure challenges, birding and nature. Taconic Outdoor Education Center. 75 Mountain Laurel Lane, Cold Spring. $2; $1/kids. Info: 845.265.3773.

Spring Planting Program – 1-3pm. Join Master Gardener Charlotte Morsch for some hands-on garden prep and planting in the historic truck garden. Free. Muscoot Farm, Rt. 100, Somers. Info: 914.864.7282.
Bernie Siegel: Reflections on the Art of Living & Healing – 2-4pm. $25. The Graduate Institute. 171 Amity Rd. Bethany, CT. Info: 203.874.4252; learn.edu.


Cooking Grains and Dried Beans, Eat Eco-Healthfully and $ave Money
– 2-5pm. 5/16 & 5/23. Other dates too. $190 or $170 per person if bringing a friend. Offered by Vitalah Simon of YogaShine, Hawthorne. Info: 914.769.8745.

More Truth Will Set You Free Workshop – 2-6pm. w/ Elka Boren, Shaman & Clairvoyant, $65. Also private sessions w/ Elka available 5/13-5/18.  Human Bodyworks Massage Therapy & Healing Arts Center. 32 Main St.  Hastings on Hudson. Register/info: 917.445.1767; HumanBodyworks.com.


Lecture on the Bhagavad Gita
– 3-5pm, Satsang 5-6:30pm; Kirtan 6:30-8pm. w/ Shyam Das. $25 each, or $55 for the day. Yogascape and Spa. 1100 Route 52, 2nd Floor, Carmel. Info: 845.225.YOGA; shyamdas.com.


Kundalini Yoga
– 6-7:30pm. Experience the joy of strengthening the nervous system and enhancing creative potential, and finding a deep inner calm and self-confidence. $20. 11-13 Main St. Mount Kisco. Info/register: 914.241.9642; questyogaarts.com.


Monday, May 17


Monday Meditation Circle
– 7-8:30pm. All levels welcome, instruction given, bring a cushion. Chairs available. Suggested donation $7. Human Bodyworks Massage Therapy & Healing Arts Center. 32 Main St. Hastings on Hudson. Info: 917.445.1767; HumanBodyworks.com.

EFT & Holistic Approaches to Reversing or Managing Diabetes – 7-8:30pm. Restore peace and bring balance to metabolism and body pH with EFT, guided meditation, diet and education. $25. Register/info: 845.228.8132; putnamhealingarts.com.

Tuesday, May 18


Networking for Womenpreneurs
–11am-1:30pm. Relaxed networking gathering to aid women in connecting to resources, building relationships and growing their businesses. $25, includes lunch and attendance roster. Infinite Possibilities, 1132 Main St. Peekskill. Cindy: 914.400.6675; r4women.com.

Exploring the Integrative Care Continuum – 4-6 pm. A free information session on a Certificate Program in Integrative Medicine. New Milford Hospital, Room(s) Robison A & B. Info: 203.874.4252; learn.edu.

Live Fermented Foods: Ancient Healing Art – 7-9:30pm. w/ Holistic Chef  Karen Spirer. Lean to prepare delicious (umami) savory and sweet rejuvenating fermented foods and elixirs. Inter-Village Continuing Education (IRV HS, S101), 500 Farm Rd. Ardsley. Info/register: 914.674.1258.

Wednesday, May 19


Stress: What You Don’t Know Can Kill You
– 6-7:30pm. Interactive discussion with Minerva Santos, MD. Discover natural techniques and foods for stress reduction. Learn the effects of chronic stress. Free. 691 East Main St. Jefferson Valley. Register: 914.245.6800.

Thursday, May 20


World Healing: Group Walk & Talk for Women’s Issues and Healing
– 11:30am-1:30pm. Rail-Trail Walk in Carmel followed by meditation, for empowerment of Women worldwide. Share creative and practical ideas. Refreshments. $10 suggested. Register/info: 845.228.8132; putnamhealingarts.com.


Experiential Health and Healing Info Session
– 4pm. Dr. Steven Horowitz presents an information session on the M.A. in Experiential Health and Healing. Center for Integrative Medicine and Wellness at Stamford’s Tully Health Center. Info: 203.874.4252; learn.edu.


Creating Health and Prosperity with Team Northrup
– 7-8:30pm. w/ Perry Levenson. Explore the health/wealth connection. Seminar is for those inspired by the mind/body/spirit connection and the work of Dr. Christiane Northrup. Free. Register: 914.495.3212; createprosperityinmay.eventbright.com.


Friday, May 21

Riverlovers Pot Luck & Meeting – 6:30pm. Join Riverlovers and learn what’s happening on our natural heritage river. Meet at the nature center. Croton Point Nature Center. Croton-on-Hudson. Info: 914.862.5297.


Conversation on Conservation Café: Hydro-fracking and Your Drinking Water
– 8-10:30am. Hear the latest on the value and effects of hydrofracking. Forum for dialogue about current environmental issues. Bring your own coffee mug. Pace University Pleasantville Campus. Register/info: 914.864.7047.

Yogasm – 7:30-9:30pm. w/ Cat Guthrie. A workshop for women only. Exploring the Divine Feminine within. Specific breathing and asana practices to deepen connection and increase responsiveness and enjoyment. $40. Yogascape and Spa. 1100 Route 52, 2nd Floor, Carmel. Info: 845.225.YOGA; theyogascape.com.

Saturday, May 22

Birding With Ed Kanze – 7:30am. Naturalist Ed Kanze returns to lead this excursion to observe the behavior of some of the colorful songbirds of Ward Pound Ridge Reservation. $8 without Park Pass. Rt. 35 & 121 South, Cross River. Info: 914.864.7323.

Garden Tool Swap – 9am-1pm. Bring garden tools, containers, supplies to Gossett’s Farmer’s Market to trade with other gardeners. Participants receive organic vegetable seeds from nursery. 1201 Rte 35, South Salem. Info: GossettsFarmMarket.com.

Native American Spirituality: Dance, Drum, Learn – 9:30am-1:30pm. w/ Valerie Stiehl at Wainwright House, 260 Stuyvesant Avenue, Rye. Must register by 5/19: 914.967.6080; wainwright.org.


Mamapalooza
– 11am-5pm. Live music festival with activities for kids, news on green and sustainable living, food vendors and more. Free. Kensico Dam Plaza. Valhalla. Info: 877.711.MOMS; mamapalooza.org.

The Plasma presents: What Does It Mean to Be Human? – Experiential, transformative concert. 7 Saxon Wood Road in White Plains. Part of the proceeds will support Feminenza. Tickets: $20 at edwarddowrick.com.

Family Yoga – 1:30-2:15pm, for ages 3-6 & w/ parents; 2:30-3:30pm for ages 7 and up w/ parents. w/ Robin Wald. Quality play time with family in a fun-filled yoga workshop. $25/2 people; $5 each extra person. Info: 914.241.9642; questyogaarts.com.

Sunday, May 23


Greasestock 2010
– An alternative fuel exhibit and fest at the historic Peter Pratt’s Inn in Yorktown Heights. Vegetable oil fuel trucks, electric car, and music. Info: greasestock.org.

Shamanic Drumming Circle – 1:30-4:30pm.During this circle, drum, rattle, dance, journey and connect with nature for both personal and planetary healing. $30. Circle of Tranquility. Hawthorne. Info/register: 914.769.1446; bobbisholisticcare.com.

Monday, May 24


Monday Meditation Circle
– 7-8:30pm. All levels welcome, instruction given, bring a cushion. Chairs available. Suggested donation $7. Human Bodyworks Massage Therapy & Healing Arts Center. 32 Main St. Hastings on Hudson. Info: 917.445.1767; HumanBodyworks.com.

Tuesday, May 25


Open House for the June Full-Time Massage Therapy Program
– 6-8pm. Learn about the school, hear from instructors, and meet fellow students.  Free. Finger Lakes School of Massage. 272 North Bedford Rd. Mount Kisco. Register: 914.241.7363.

Wednesday, May 26


Katonah Study Group
– 7pm. Please bring goodies to eat. Katonah Library, Garden Room. $10/evening or $50/membership for the year. RSVP: Saundra C. Blum 914.767.0312. Info: Katonahstudygroup.org.


Friday, May 28


Sunset Jazz Soiree with Art Labriola Trio
– 6-8pm. Rain date 5/29. Take in the famous view of the Hudson River from Boscobel’s great lawn. Wine, cheese and light hors d’oeuvres served. 21 years+ Reservations required. $35. Garrison. Register: 845.265.3638 x 115; Boscobel.org, artlabriola.com.

Sunday,  May 30


GNC Highlights Tour
– 11:30am. Take a guided tour of the gardens and grounds, and learn about the treasures on the Nature Center’s 33 acres. Trail maps provided. Free. Greenburgh Nature Center. Info: 914.723.3470; greenburghnaturecenter.org.

June 4


One Light Healing Touch School Begins
– w/ Penny Price Lavin. School meets 18 days over 6 months. Ideal for those seeking personal growth and all healthcare practitioners. Learn 50 holistic, shamanic and esoteric self-healing practices and 33 techniques to heal oneself and others. CEUs. Info: onelighthealingtouch.com; 845.878.5165.