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Workshops and Events

We now have new hours. We will be open Mon-Sat: 10:00am – 6:00pm, and Sunday: 12:00-5:00pm

We host monthly gatherings and a range of classes and workshops to enrich your life and support your spiritual and personal growth. Our gatherings offer a safe haven for you to connect with a community of like-minded folk. Take a break from the outside world to explore, reconnect, remember, heal, and expand your inner landscape.

Click here for information on how to register for classes.

Please call the shop at 845-473-2206 for more information.

For a monthly calendar view of our May events coming up, click here.

*Join us the first Sunday of each month at the Poughkeepsie Waterfront for Water Ceremony. Pray for Healing Humanity, the Earth, and Solidarity with Water Protectors of Standing Rock* – click to learn more



Regular Monthly Gatherings:

crescent moonNew Moon Manifestation Gathering

Next Gathering: Thursday, May 25th from 7:00PM – 8:30 PM @ the DG Sanctuary in Poughkeepsie.  Fee: $10

Join us as we come together to manifest our heart’s desires with the creative energies of the New Moon. By applying the Laws of Attraction and candle magic, we support each other in a community of validation and love.

No registration is required.


qigongQi Gong with Mark Pukmel

Every Wednesday (except for Tarot Wisdom night) from 7:00-9:00pm @ the DG Sanctuary in Poughkeepsie. Fee: $70 for 4-class package or $20 per class – *drop-in only available if packages do not sell out.

Next Class: Wednesday, May 31st

Qi Gong is a powerful type of health exercise which has been practiced for centuries by millions of Chinese people. It is based on repetitions of very precise sets of movements, specifically designed to benefit health on many levels. With each inhale, you build strength. With each exhale, you detoxify and relax. In this way, you harmonize your Body/Mind/Spirit. 

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Reiki Practitioner Monthly Healing Share

1st Tuesday of each month, 6:30PM – 8:00PM @ the DG Sanctuary in Poughkeepsie.
Next gathering: Tuesday, June 6th

FREE gathering of Reiki practitioners to replenish your reserves. Share and receive Reiki energy in the quiet, tranquil DG Sanctuary with a loving community of Reiki practitioners.

*New* Monthly Singing & Chanting Circle

2nd Thursday of each month. Begins Thursday, June 8th 6:30PM – 8:30PM @ the DG Sanctuary in Poughkeepsie. Fee: $10

Singing calms the mind, releases stress, increases concentration and learning, improves immunity, keeps depression at bay, increases radiance, spiritually grounding and centering, brings peace, brings joy, allows emotions to flow, removes emotional blockages. If you love to sing, even if you feel shy about sharing your voice, please join me. Come co-create a space for fun, loving energy that we send out to our community and the world; Through our songs we can create the world we wish to live in.

IMG_3324Sound Bath Meditative Healing Sessions with Jenni Love

2nd Sunday of each month from 10:00AM – 11:00AM @ the DG Sanctuary in Poughkeepsie. Fee: $13

Next gathering: Sunday, June 11th

Come spend Sunday morning with us for a Sound Bath meditative healing session with Jenni Love. A Sound Bath can be an unforgettable sound experience for those who seek deep relaxation, rejuvenation and an acceleration of their inward journey. Quartz crystal singing bowls, tongue drums and Tibetan singing bowls are played, each one keyed to the energy centres (chakras) of the body, where sound nourishes the nervous system. The results are waves of peace, heightened awareness, and relaxation of the mind, body and spirit.

No registration is required.

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Sunday, June 11th from 7:00PM – 8:30PM @ the DG Sanctuary in Poughkeepsie. Fee: $10

Join us for our monthly gathering. Our Circle is a gathering of women, coming together to draw upon the powerful, rich energies of the full moon. We are a non-denominational group, with our foundation rooted in honoring the Mother Earth and the light of the Goddess within each of us. Together we create sacred space, share ritual and journey in meditation.

No registration is required.

 tea and stonesTea ‘n Stones ~ A Monthly Gathering of Stone Minds

2nd Tuesday of each month from 6:30PM – 7:30PM @ the Shop

Next Gathering: Tuesday, June 13th

FREE Hour of connecting to the magic of the mineral kingdom over a cup of herbal tea. Each month we’ll explore a different stone from our vast collection, we’ll learn all about their healing qualities, history and ways to incorporate them into our daily lives. Each month will include a meditation to experience the stones energy personally.  No registration is required.

shamanism dreaming goddessShamanic Journey Circle with Dave Beck

The 3rd & 5th Friday each month from 7:00 – 9:00pm @ the DG Sanctuary in Poughkeepsie. Fee: $20
This month’s gatherings will be held on Friday, June 16th and Friday, June 30th

Shamanic Journeying is an ancient technique used to deepen ones spiritual connections. Through his rhythmic drumming, David Beck will aid us in transcending our normal conscious state and journey to meet the many helping spirits that are always surrounding us. Join us at this twice monthly gathering to practice & delve into a deeper understanding of Shamanic Journeying with the support & guidance of David Beck. No previous experience necessary.

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Tarot Wisdom Gathering ~ A Monthly Journey in the World of Tarot

The 3rd Wednesday each month from 6:30PM – 8:30PM @ the DG Sanctuary in Poughkeepsie. Fee: $10
Next gathering: Wednesday, June 21st

Bring your own Tarot deck to enjoy this guided exploration to learn & connect more deeply with your deck. Each month a card will be chosen that we will delve into with open minds and hearts. We will have a discussion and journey to gather and share our inner wisdom. Please join us in our monthly gathering!  No registration is required.

*New* Monthly Meditation Gathering

4th Tuesday of each month from 6:30pm – 7:30pm @ the DG Sanctuary in Poughkeepsie. Fee: $15
Next gathering: Tuesday, June 27th

Whether you are a beginner to meditation or wish to have a facilitated experience to go deeper in your consciousness, join us for our new monthly gathering. Dive in with us in a protected space, and explore the depths of your consciousness to gain greater insight, and strengthen the magical tool of your own mind.

 red tentRed Tent Gathering facilitated by Cheryl Sprague

Normally Held the First Friday Every-Other Month

**Next gathering: Friday, June 30th, 7:30PM @ the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship in Poughkeepsie. Fee: $10

Join us in a journey of creating magical, safe, loving, supportive encouraging space for Women to gather. A place to honor the divinity within each of us while honoring the divinity within each Woman we see. Join us in a journey of creating magical, safe, loving, supportive encouraging space for Women to gather. 

 Classes, Workshops & Special Events:

Mediumship Night with Shannon Brandt

Tuesday, May 30th at 6:30PM @ the DG Sanctuary in Poughkeepsie. Fee: $45

It Shannon’s belief that everyone can connect to their higher selves if they learn to listen, do their inner work and honor the energy of the universe. She seeks to create a channel for her clients by connecting with their guides, angels, and loved ones who have shifted out of their earthly form. Join us this night as Shannon taps in to receive their messages for you and those around you.

Beginners Tarot Intensive with Cheryl Sprague

Saturday June 3 ~ Sunday June 4 from 9:00AM – 5:00PM @ the DG Sanctuary in Poughkeepsie. Fee: $275 

Are you ready to take the Fool’s journey?  You are being asked to take a leap of faith.  If you are willing to participate, rather than look from afar, wondering what awaits off the cliff, join me in this  workshop.  We will dive right in turning the wheel, looking into each of the cards for the wisdom and insight they offer in all aspects of our lives. This class is developed to bring basic knowledge of the majors, minors and court cards, while fostering your trust in your own intuitive abilities.  You must come with a deck, journal, notebook, lunch and snack.  The Tarot is a wonderful guide in life’s journey.  I look forward to jumping with you.

Stop by the shop to register -OR- pay online with an additional processing fee.



Akashic Records Readings with Anne Schmidt

Saturday, June 10th from 10:30-3:30pm @ the DG Sanctuary in Poughkeepsie. By appointment: $80 for a one hour reading

The Akashic Records, commonly referred to as the book of life, are the individual records of a soul from the instant it leaves its point of origin until the end of time. There are many reasons to have an Akashic Records reading including: You are at a transition point in your life, and need help with your next steps; You would like to gain access to a past life; You need to understand why you are in a job; or relationship that isn’t working for you. The information gained from an Akashic Records Reading will provide guidance for how to work through patterns that are present in one’s current life and opportunities for growth and direction.

Tarot Readings with Cheryl Sprague

Saturday, June 17th from 10:00AM – 1:00PM. $40 for a half hour appointment

By Appointment Only ~ call for availability

Cheryl has studied many forms of spiritual practices and healing modalities, all of which have led her to integrating and creating a method of 3rd dimensional healing through the Spirit realm. She blends her healing work with her Readings, offering guidance in one’s life where clarity is needed. Schedule an appointment today for guidance on our exploration through your life’s journey.

Call the Dreaming Goddess at 845-473-2206 to make your appointment. 

 Introduction to Soul Collage® with Judith Knauss

Saturday, June 17th  from 1:00PM – 5:00PM @ the DG Sanctuary in Poughkeepsie. Fee: $35

In this introductory workshop, we will cover the basic principles of SoulCollage and learn about the SoulCollage “suits.” Each participant will be encouraged to create at least one card, and then discover the power of the “I am one who” exercise that makes SoulCollage the potent tool of self-discovery that it is. This is a creative process that is truly accessible to everyone, even people who believe they have no artistic ability. Everyone’s cards are astonishingly powerful and beautiful. SoulCollage® is magical, mysterious and, best of all, fun.

Stop by the shop to register -OR- pay online with an additional processing fee.


Reiki TReikieevent croppedraining Series – Level One through Reiki Master Practitioner

This six part series held from 6:30PM – 9:30PM @ the DG Sanctuary in Poughkeepsie on the following Mondays: June 26, July 24, July 31, Aug 28, Sept 11, Oct 23.

A series of six, 3-hour classes, which will provide you with in-depth Reiki Level 1, 2 and Master Practitioner teachings, the Reiki attunements and a Reiki Master Practitioner Certificate upon completion. The teachings for each level will be integrated into a powerful comprehensive experience.

Stop by the shop to register -OR- pay online with an additional processing fee.

drum square filterFrame Drum Making Workshop with David Beck

Saturday, July 8th from  12-5:00pm @ the Dreaming Goddess in Poughkeepsie. Fee: $185  *MUST BE PRE-REGISTERED & PAID IN FULL BY JUNE 23*

Create your own ceremonial drum. Included in this cost of this workshop, you will receive your own leather hide to stretch and a drum round. Under the instruction of David Beck, you will leave with a beautiful instrument created by your own intention & loving hands.


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Wisdom of the Wild with Hawklyn

Sunday, July 16th from 6:00-8:30pm @ the DG Sanctuary in Poughkeepsie. Fee: $30 per person.

In this ceremonial workshop Hawklyn will help to show us how we connect to our own inner wisdom of the wild with the help of the winged beings.  As we are being called upon to guide and support our own communities it is essential that we learn how to trust our own intuition and connection to our inner-wild wisdom. Hawklyn will be supporting us on a magical journey as we are guided with the help of these intuitive beings.

Life Readings & Energy Healing:

 Ajna Light Therapy Sessions

Mondays, Tuesdays & Wednesdays from 2:30- 5:30PM at the shop – $2 per minute

Appointments Available ~ Walk-Ins Welcome – call for availability

William is a neoshamanic practitioner and certified Ajna Light Therapist. He specializes in spiritual guidance, and he offers meditation training and energy work.

Shannon black and whitethumbReadings with Shannon Brandt

Tuesdays & Wednesdays at the shop – $45 for a half hour appointment, or $90 for one hour.

Appointments Available ~ Walk-Ins Welcome – call for availability

Using her various modalities as a healer, teacher, and medium to communicate with and receive messages from the spirit world, Shannon seeks to create a channel and connection with her clients, their guides, their angels, and loved ones who have shifted out of their earthly form. 

jenni loveTarot Readings with Jenni Love

Thursdays, Fridays & Sundays from 11:00AM – 5:00PM at the shop – $40 for a half hour appointment

Appointments Available ~ Walk-Ins Welcome – call for availability

Jenni is an Intuitive Tarot Card reader, using her gifts as an Empath, she uses her gifts, tools, spells and various forms of divination to help guide you on your path.