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Classes, Events and Readings

We host a range of monthly classes and special events 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.       

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

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Classes & Events:

Sastun® Stones of Light: Official Launch & Trunk Show at the DG

Sunday, August 19th from  12:00 – 4:00pm @ the Dreaming Goddess in Poughkeepsie. 

Come and experience the power and beauty of Sastun® Stones of Light by Adam Kane of Shaman’s Dawn.  Each stone is carefully hand crafted and formed into a pendant to promote energetic health, vitality, and well-being. Adam will be available throughout the day to give demonstrations on how to work with Sastun® pendants and to answer questions.

Drum Making Workshop with David Beck

Saturday, September 8th from  12:00 – 5:00pm @ the Dreaming Goddess in Poughkeepsie. Fee: $185  *MUST BE PRE-REGISTERED & PAID IN FULL BY AUGUST 26th*

Create your own ceremonial drum. Included in the 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.

Solar Spirit: A Flower Essence Workshop

Monday, September 10th at 6:30pm @ the Dreaming Goddess in Poughkeepsie. Fee: $25 which covers all supplies.

With solar flowers as our guides, this class will focus on the power of flower essences and vibrational remedies. Join local herbalist Jordann Funk as she reveals the magick of these energetic medicines. Each participant will go home with a solar vibrational remedy of their own. For beginner and advanced herb-enthusiasts alike.

Reiki TReikieevent croppedraining Series – Level One through Reiki Master Practitioner

CURRENTLY IN SESSION ~ 6:30 – 9:30pm @ the DG Sanctuary in Poughkeepsie.

2018 Dates: Wednesday evenings ~ March 28th, April 25th, May 23rd, June 27th, July 25th & August 22nd.

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.


Women’s 13 Moon Intensive Medicine Circles

Future Dates To Be Announced

Drawing from the wisdom of indigenous cultures around the world, we’ll seek to strengthen and deepen our connection to Pachamama, honoring Her through ceremony, ritual and prayer.  We will venture out into the majestic Hudson Valley, visiting some of the most beautiful places on the planet – honoring, singing, and drumming to let the spirits of the land know that we are awake and listening, grateful for their guidance. This will be an experiential gathering with generous portions of rich hands-on work every month.

Pre-Registration Is Required


chakrasIntroduction to the Chakra System

Future Dates To Be Announced

Join us as we explore this ancient system of spinning energy discs. This in-depth introduction to the Chakras is a series of eight classes, two evenings a month for four months. Each month classes will be a combination of lecture, sharing of our personal experiences, and hands-on work using various modalities. 

Pre-Registration Is Required


Munay-Ki Rites Series

Future Dates To Be Announced

The five classes in this series include receiving all nine Munay-Ki rites and your own Pi stone, through which your rites will be transmitted, along with fire ceremonies and other teachings on strengthening the rites. 

Pre-Registration Is Required.


Regular Monthly Gatherings:

 Water Ceremony 

1st Sunday of each month from 10:00 – 10:30am @ the Poughkeepsie Boat Launch.  FREE

Next Gathering: Sunday, September 9th – please note that this is the 2nd Sunday 

Join us the first Sunday of each month at the Poughkeepsie Waterfront for Water Ceremony. Pray for Healing Humanity and the Earth, as we stand in solidarity with Water Protectors around the world.

No registration is required. 

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

2nd Tuesday of each month from 6:30 – 7:30pm @ the Shop.  FREE

Next Gathering: Tuesday,  August 14th ~ Rainbow Fluorite

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.

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Shamanic Journey Circle with David Beck

7:00 – 9:00pm @ the DG Sanctuary in Poughkeepsie. Fee: $20 

**Final Gathering Until Further Notice: Friday, August 17th**

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.

No registration is required. 

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New Moon Manifestation Gathering

7:00 – 8:30pm @ the Shop.  Fee: $10

Next Gathering: Sunday, September 9th  

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.


Women’s Full Moon Gathering

7:00pm @ the DG Sanctuary in Poughkeepsie. Fee: $10

Next Gathering: August 26th

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.

Life Readings & Energy Healing:

Psychic Readings 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. 

Intuitive Tarot Readings with Jessica d’Arcy

Thursdays & Fridays at the Shop – $40 for a half hour appointment, or $80 for one hour.

Appointments Available ~ Walk-Ins Welcome ~ Call for Availability

Tarot is a spiritual tool that can help clarify where you are on your path, what lessons you are facing, and what decisions to make. It will show you what you need to focus on and what is holding you back. Jessica’s approach to reading the Tarot is focused on spiritual growth and guidance from the angels.


Cartomancy Readings with Risa Silvia-Koonin

Saturdays & Sundays at the Shop – $40 for a half hour appointment, or $80 for one hour.

Appointments Available ~ Walk-Ins Welcome – Call for Availability

Risa has been reading regular playing cards since 2005. Cartomancy is an art that is passed down from reader to reader and she is lucky to have been taught by the best.  It’s personal, positive, and uplifting…and mostly it’s fun because that’s what life is supposed to be!

Shakatay Reiki with Tammy Mae

Please book directly with Tammy

“Reiki (Rei – “universal life” Ki – “energy”) is a precise method of connecting life force energy with the body’s innate healing ability.” Libby Barnett, MSW

If you are feeling out of balance, give yourself the gift of a reiki session with Tammy Mae. Tammy is a certified reiki master and has been practicing reiki since 2004.  A healing with Tammy includes a combination of reiki, aromatherapy, divination and sound healing focused on gently bringing body, mind & spirit back into balance. Please contact Tammy directly by emailing her at, or by clicking on ‘More Details’ to visit her FaceBook page.

Most of our Classes & Events are held at the Dreaming Goddess Shop ~ located at 44 Raymond Ave in Poughkeepsie, NY.  Just look for the purple awnings!