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Holistic education is a philosophy of education based on the premise that each person finds identity, meaning, and purpose in life through connections to the community, to the natural world, and to humanitarian values such as compassion and peace.

Westchester Buddhist Center

Walking in the Footsteps of the Buddha

A series of talks with Derek Kolleeny

Wednesdays, starting Sept. 6th

7pm-9pm

Join us on a step-by-step journey following the authentic path of mindfulness-awareness meditation and insight as originally described by the Buddha, and expertly transmitted to the West by one of the great Tibetan masters of our time.

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Melanie Ryan

Soulful Teens: An 8 week course

with Melanie Ryan, LCSWR, SRMT

Sept. 23rd - Nov. 18th, skip 10/21

Sat., 10:30am-12pm

Are you an 'old soul' in a young person's body? In this course we will explore the power of the soul developing our emotional and intuitive intelligences. These innate gifts teach us how to live fully in our soul's purpose, bringing about clarity, self confidence, joy and inner peace.

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Danielle Guillet

Essential Oils for Health and Wellness

with Danielle Guillet, LMT, RYT

Saturday, Sept. 23rd

2pm-4pm

Learn how to incorporate essential oils for boosting the immune system, your emotional wellbeing and the healing process of seasonal related issues. Together we will make an inhaler and roll-on blend to take home.

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Melanie Ryan

Shamanic Reiki Hearth Circle

with Melanie Ryan

Saturday, Sept. 23rd

5:30pm-7pm

HEARTH Circles are our spiritual home, where we come together in community to support a profound connection with Heart and Earth. Involving hands on healing practices, sharing, meditations, and shamanic journeys, we find our way back to our home deep within.

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Westchester Buddhist Center

Walking in the Footsteps of the Buddha

A series of talks with Derek Kolleeny

Wednesdays, starting Nov. 8th

7pm-9pm

Join us on a step-by-step journey following the authentic path of mindfulness-awareness meditation and insight as originally described by the Buddha, and expertly transmitted to the West by one of the great Tibetan masters of our time.

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Melanie Ryan

Root to Rise, an 8 Week Course in Meditation and Shamanism

with Melanie Ryan, LCSWR, SRMT

Oct. 3rd-Nov. 28th, skip 10/17

Tues, 10am-11:30am

Learn Tibetan Buddhist meditation shamatha for rooting and grounding the mind and body. With this foundational practice, we stabilize the mind from busy thoughts, strengthen ourselves mentally, and gain clarity.

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Melanie Ryan

Soulful Teens: An 8 week course

with Melanie Ryan, LCSWR, SRMT

Oct. 3rd-Nov. 28th, skip 10/17

Tues., 4pm-5:30pm

Are you an 'old soul' in a young person's body? In this course we will explore the power of the soul developing our emotional and intuitive intelligences. These innate gifts teach us how to live fully in our soul's purpose, bringing about clarity, self confidence, joy and inner peace.

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Terry Nathanson

Soul Nourishment: Healing Our Relationship with Food with Terry Nathanson, LCSWR

Sunday, Oct. 8th

10am-1pm

Your relationship with food is rich with meaning. How we eat offers us a sacred connection with the nourishment of the universe. We will unpack the differences between needing, wanting and desiring as well as our hidden habits that cause obstacles to having a rewarding relationship with food.

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Kurt Beil

Healthy Approaches to Thyroid Management

with Dr. Kurt Beil, ND, LAc, MPH

Saturday, Oct. 14th

2pm-4pm

Unaddressed complications of the thyroid gland are very common. This lecture will review healthy functions of the thyroid gland as well as the manifestations and causes of thyroid dysfunction.

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Claudia Gukeisen

Monthly Divine Sleep Yoga Nidra

with Claudia Gukeisen

Sunday, Oct. 15th

10am-11am

Join us as we experience a deep delicious level of guided inner relaxation. This practice brings your mind into its healing, restful state suspended between being awake and asleep where you can receive the ultimate power-nap that goes well beyond normal sleep.

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Beryl Hay and Deborah Fusco-Amjadi

Monthly Reiki Community Healing Circle

with Beryl Hay and Deborah Fusco-Amjadi

Friday, Oct. 20th

7pm-8:45pm

The gathering will enhance wellbeing for ourselves, members of the Circle, and extend Healing Vibrations to the Community and the World. You will be welcomed into our Healing Circle with a Gentle Grounding Meditation, then we will form Groups of 2-3 people for Reiki Exchanges.

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Michael Finkelstein

Slow Medicine: Turning the War
on Cancer into a Treasure Hunt

with Michael Finkelstein, MD

Saturday, Oct. 21st

2pm-4pm

The most effective approach to cancer is embracing it as an opportunity instead of framing it as a battle.

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Michelle Clifton

Sound Healing and Tibetan Singing Bowls

with Michelle Clifton

Saturday, Oct. 21st

5:30pm-7pm

The Tibetan Singing Bowls create a celestial harmonic sound that resonates with our own energy field. The rhythmic sounds of the singing bowls have a profoundly healing effect on the nervous system affecting our mind, body and soul.

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Andy Steigmeier

Living Pain Free

An Introduction to Positional Therapy
with Andy Steigmeier, LMT, CSCS

Saturday, Oct. 28th

2pm-4pm

This amazing therapy for recovery from chronic pain is gentle on the body, and works when many other approaches fail. The results are immediate and often permanent, bringing effective relief to a wide variety of physical ailments.

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Melanie Ryan

Shamanic Reiki Hearth Circle

with Melanie Ryan

Saturday, Oct. 28th

5:30pm-7pm

HEARTH Circles are our spiritual home, where we come together in community to support a profound connection with Heart and Earth. Involving hands on healing practices, sharing, meditations, and shamanic journeys, we find our way back to our home deep within.

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Claudia Gukeisen

Living Ayurveda: A Fall Retreat

with Claudia Gukeisen

Sunday, Oct. 29th

10am-5pm

Indulge in a day of learning and experiencing the beauty of living the Ayurveda way through self-care talks, cooking, self-massage guidance, yoga, meditation and relaxation practices tailored to the fall and winter months.

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Melanie Ryan

Shamanic Reiki Level One Training

with Melanie Ryan

Sat., Nov. 4th & Sun., Nov. 5th

10am-5pm both days

Become a vessel for healing. In this powerful and comprehensive, professional two-day training, you will receive everything you need to become a confident and successful Shamanic Reiki I practitioner.

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Marizelle Arce

Autoimmune: The Toll of Chronic
Physiological Starvation

with Marizelle Arce, ND

Saturday, Nov. 11th

2pm-4pm

In this lecture, we will be discussing the effects of life-long malnutrition leading to hyper-reactions called “autoimmune” and what can be done to correct this longstanding degradation of the body.

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Michelle Clifton

Sound Healing and Tibetan Singing Bowls

with Michelle Clifton

Saturday, Nov. 11th

5:30pm-7pm

The Tibetan Singing Bowls create a celestial harmonic sound that resonates with our own energy field. The rhythmic sounds of the singing bowls have a profoundly healing effect on the nervous system affecting our mind, body and soul.

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Claudia Gukeisen

Monthly Divine Sleep Yoga Nidra

with Claudia Gukeisen

Sunday, Nov. 12th

10am-11am

Join us as we experience a deep delicious level of guided inner relaxation. This practice brings your mind into its healing, restful state suspended between being awake and asleep where you can receive the ultimate power-nap that goes well beyond normal sleep.

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Melanie Ryan

Root to Rise: Integrating Meditation and Shamanism

with Melanie Ryan, LCSWR, SRMT

Sunday, Nov. 12th

11:30am-4:30pm

Experience the profound effect of integrating two ancient healing practices of Tibetan Buddhist Meditation and Shamanism, the ancient healing ways of indigenous people.

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Beryl Hay and Deborah Fusco-Amjadi

Monthly Reiki Community Healing Circle

with Beryl Hay and Deborah Fusco-Amjadi

Friday, Nov. 17th

7pm-8:45pm

The gathering will enhance wellbeing for ourselves, members of the Circle, and extend Healing Vibrations to the Community and the World. You will be welcomed into our Healing Circle with a Gentle Grounding Meditation, then we will form Groups of 2-3 people for Reiki Exchanges.

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Melanie Ryan

Shamanic Reiki Hearth Circle

with Melanie Ryan

Saturday, Nov. 18th

5:30pm-7pm

HEARTH Circles are our spiritual home, where we come together in community to support a profound connection with Heart and Earth. Involving hands on healing practices, sharing, meditations, and shamanic journeys, we find our way back to our home deep within.

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Melanie Ryan

Shamanic Reiki Level Two Training

with Melanie Ryan

Sat., Dec. 2nd & Sun., Dec. 3rd

10am-5pm both days

Shamanic Reiki Level Two expands our work with Reiki Universal Life Force Energy, which is non-dualistic in nature and not restricted by laws that govern a three dimensional reality. Shamanic Reiki Level One is pre-requisite to this workshop.

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Michelle Clifton

Sound Healing and Tibetan Singing Bowls

with Michelle Clifton

Saturday, Dec. 9th

5:30pm-7pm

The Tibetan Singing Bowls create a celestial harmonic sound that resonates with our own energy field. The rhythmic sounds of the singing bowls have a profoundly healing effect on the nervous system affecting our mind, body and soul.

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Brett Bevell

Reiki First Degree Training

with Brett Bevell

Sunday, Dec. 10th

10:30am-2:30pm

Enjoy the powerful and life changing experience of being initiated into Reiki, the world's most popular form of energy healing.

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Beryl Hay and Deborah Fusco-Amjadi

Monthly Reiki Community Healing Circle

with Beryl Hay and Deborah Fusco-Amjadi

Friday, Dec. 15th

7pm-8:45pm

The gathering will enhance wellbeing for ourselves, members of the Circle, and extend Healing Vibrations to the Community and the World. You will be welcomed into our Healing Circle with a Gentle Grounding Meditation, then we will form Groups of 2-3 people for Reiki Exchanges.

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Brett Bevell

Reiki Level 2 Certificate

with Brett Bevell

Saturday, Jan. 21st, 2018

10:30am-2:30pm

The Reiki 2 Certificate workshop is for those who want to train to be professional Reiki healers, as well as those who want to simply deepen their healing practice and learn the ability to send Reiki healing distantly to their friends and family.

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