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Fossil Hunting Near NYC

at Brooklyn Brainery - Park Slope
1110 8th Ave, Brooklyn, New York 11215

Join us for a virtual tour of the New York City area's prehistoric timeline, covering over 500 million years, includes vibrant seafloors teaming with bizarre fauna, burning forests of massive tree ferns, muddy floodplains traversed by packs of raptor-like carnivores, maybe even a view of the first creature to crawl on land. A New Yorker's journey...

Monday Oct 22nd, 6:30pm

Healing Spirits: The Botany of Aperitifs and Digestifs

at New York Botanical Garden - NYBG Bronx
2950 Southern Blvd, Bronx, New York 10458

The centuries-old botanical history of aperitifs and digestifs, from Chartreuse to Fernet Branca, stems in part from a monastic quest to divine an "elixir of long life." Many cultures still commonly consume these herbal drinks, made of complex mixtures of plant material, for their unique flavor profiles and for their medicinal properties. As you taste...

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Shakespeare with Leo Schaff

at 92nd Street Y - Upper East Side
1395 Lexington Ave, New York, New York 10128

Join charismatic actor and teacher Leo Schaff as he breathes life into Shakespeare's words, acting out portions of the play, and offering illuminating insights into the Bard's language, plot lines, historical context and eternal relevance, all with a generous sense of humor. This year, he tackles the history plays. Sep 26 — Henry VI, Part I Part...

$170

7 sessions

More Together Than Alone: Power & Spirit of Community

at New York Open Center - Flatiron
22 E 30th St, New York, New York 10016

More Together Than Alone: Discovering the Power & Spirit of Community New York Times best-selling author, Mark Nepo, has gathered stories of community from across cultures and history for over twelve years, with the aim of affirming that we are more together than alone. With the heart of a poet and the eye of a philosopher, Nepo will share from...

Friday Oct 26th, 7pm

Frankincense and Myrrh

at New York Botanical Garden - NYBG Bronx
2950 Southern Blvd, Bronx, New York 10458

For centuries, traditional peoples across the Middle East, the Mediterranean, and the tropics have used resins from plants from the Burseraceae family—for illumination, rituals, fragrance, medicine, and even stimulating camel milk production. Douglas Daly, NYBG B. A. Krukoff Curator of Amazonian Botany, presents the colorful history of...

Wednesday Dec 12th, 10am

An Introduction to Family Constellations

at New York Open Center - Flatiron
22 E 30th St, New York, New York 10016

We can be held back in life by deep patterns we absorb from our family upbringing and ancestral history, and the roots of these problems can go back generations. Such is the belief of Family Constellations, a therapeutic approach founded by psychotherapist Bert Hellinger.  Suzi Tucker is a deeply experienced teacher of this approach, and in this...

Sunday Feb 17th, 10am

MedicineWay Mitote (Dreaming) All Night Celebration

at Shamanic Fire Reiki - Midtown
56 West 45th St Ste 1703, New York, New York 10036

What Is MedicineWay Mitote Medicine?  It is a dream over-night celebration in which healers and all community come together to  pray, sing, drum, dream, cleanse, heal, share stories and dance together. A silent knowledge that replaces chaos with order in your life. It has been passed down through Toltec Lineage to...

$125

2 sessions

Saturday Nov 3rd, 9pm

Radical Dharma: Talking Race, Love, and Liberation

at New York Open Center - Flatiron
22 E 30th St, New York, New York 10016

Rev. angel Kyodo williams, a new voice in American Buddhism, teaches about how teachings that can transcend color and class are being hindered by discrimination and racial injustice. In her book Radical Dharma (complete truth), she advocates for a “new dharma,” one that empowers a greater connection to ourselves and others. In this workshop you...

Sunday Dec 9th, 10am

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Green Medicine: A 4-Month Training in Herbalism

at New York Open Center - Flatiron
22 E 30th St, New York, New York 10016

Herbal medicine has been in use for thousands of years, with each culture developing its own system based on the herbs of its bio-region. In this in-depth training, we delve into the art and science of herbalism for nourishment and healing, recovering the wisdom and empowerment that has been lost over the generations. This comprehensive overview of...

$1,500

20 sessions

Monday Oct 22nd, 7:45pm

ANYBODY: Improvised Historical Hip-Hopera w/North Coast

at Caveat - Lower East Side
21-A Clinton St, New York, New York 10002

ANYBODY: An Improvised Historical Hip-Hopera with North Coast North Coast, New York City’s premier hip-hop improv team, has long been known for their seamless melding of freestyle rapping and improv comedy. Now in the wake of Lin Manuel’s smash Broadway hit Hamilton, North Coast is here to help quench the people’s thirst for historical raps....

Reiki Level 1 Workshop: Self Healing Mastery Program

at Love & Compassion Soul Oasis Center - Murray Hill
124 E 40th St 12 Fl, Ste PH, New York, New York 10016

Our healing training programs begin with self-healing mastery. We believe learning about the self and overcoming challenges helps you gain the capacity to assist others. When you learn to heal yourself, you are ready to share your healing experiences with others. This workshop includes Usui Reiki Attunement Level 1. It is open to beginners as well...

$350

2 sessions

Saturday Nov 17th, 10am

DIY Herbal Skin Care Saturday All Three Sections

at New York Botanical Garden - Midtown
20 W 44th St, New York, New York 10036

Explore how to make a variety of products to keep your skin hydrated and looking fantastic from head to toe! Natural Lip Balm & Body Butter 10:30 am -12 pm Instructor: Donna Gomirato Whether you use shea, mango, or cacao as a base, it's easy to make the perfect moisturizer for your body or your lips that will last for months without a preservative....

Saturday Nov 17th, 10:30am

Understanding the Basic Principles of Ayurveda

at New York Open Center - Flatiron
22 E 30th St, New York, New York 10016

Ayurveda is a 5000 year-old holistic Indian practice that means science of life/ longevity. It relies solely upon herbs, diet, and one’s overall lifestyle. The goal of Ayurvedic is to help individuals strengthen their Doshas, while at the same time limiting the weaknesses with a range of treatments in Ayurvedic texts.  In this evening workshop...

Friday Dec 14th, 7pm

The Vogel Wand Healing Technique

at Shamanic Fire Reiki - Midtown
56 West 45th St Ste 1703, New York, New York 10036

In this one day intensive class we explore and learn the techniques of the crystal Vogel Wand which emits a vibration which extends and amplifies the power and grasp of the user’s mind. Intent used within the laser wand,radiates energy in highly concentrated form, and this extremely benevolent energy may be transmitted into objects or people at will. ...

Sunday Dec 16th, 11am

Botanical Latin

at New York Botanical Garden - Midtown
20 W 44th St, New York, New York 10036

Botanical Latin is essential for anyone with a serious interest in identifying plants. But, contrary to popular belief, mastering Latin plant names need not be intimidating or boring. Review the rules of taxonomy, Latin grammar and pronunciation, and learn the history of the binomial system in use today.  Required Texts: Stearn's Dictionary of...

$279

5 sessions

Monday Mar 11th, 6:15pm