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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.


Regular Monthly Gatherings:

crescent moonNew Moon Manifestation Gathering

Next Gathering: Thursday, April 27th 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.

 


 shamanism dreaming goddessShamanic Journey Circle with Dave Beck

Normally the 3rd & 5th Friday each month from 7:00 – 9:00pm @ the DG Sanctuary in Poughkeepsie. Fee: $20
***Please note that this month’s gathering will be held on the 4th Friday, April 28th

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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Reiki Practitioner Monthly Healing Share

1st Tuesday of each month, 6:30PM – 8:00PM @ the DG Sanctuary in Poughkeepsie.
Next gathering: Tuesday, May 2nd

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.


qigongQi Gong with Mark Pukmel

Every Wednesday (except for Tarot Wisdom night) beginning May 3rd from 7:00-9:00pm @ the DG Sanctuary in Poughkeepsie. Fee: $70 for month of May (4 classes) or $20 per class – *drop-in only available if May packages do not sell out.

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. 


 red tentRed Tent Gathering ~ Cacao Ceremony with Diana Egizi

Next gathering: Friday, May 5th, 7:30PM @ the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship in Poughkeepsie. Fee: $25

You’re invited to a magical cacao ceremony in which we open our hearts and connect to inner wisdom.  Together we will work with meditations, sound and visualizations to invoke the light of the highest good. Join us in a journey of creating magical, safe, loving, supportive encouraging space for Women to gather. 

 


 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, May 9th

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.


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, May 14th

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, May 14th 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.


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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, May 17th

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. Begins Tuesday, May 23rd at 6:30pm @ the DG Sanctuary in Poughkeepsie. Fee: $15

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.



 Classes, Workshops & Special Events:

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Akashic Records Readings with Anne Schmidt

Saturday, May 20th 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.


Shannon black and whitethumbReadings with Shannon Brandt

Saturday, May 20th – $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. 


Snake Massage with Serpentessa

Saturday, May 13 @ the DG Sanctuary in Poughkeepsie. By appointment only: $200 for hour long session

Numerous scientific studies discuss the power of healing touch. The sensation of Snake on the Human body elicits thrills and relaxation. Their healing touch releases endorphins and oxytocin, the feel-good hormones that relieve stress, create pleasure and support you in rejuvenating your body, mind and soul in today’s stressful world.

Genuine enjoyment of a Snake Massage is the result of You the client being guided by the practitioner into a relaxed empowered position of choice for a mutual inter-species healing experience. Serpentessa is present during your entire session. 

For more information and to schedule your Snake Massage appointment, visit Serpentessa’s site and purchase your session by clicking the “More Details” button below.


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Qi Gong with Mark Pukmel – FREE Introductory Workshop

Wednesday, April 26th from 7:00-9:00pm @ the DG Sanctuary in Poughkeepsie – space is limited, please call to reserve your spot. *UPDATE: Intro Workshop is now FULL* 

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. 

This will be a beginner Qi Gong class experience in which all who attend will be able to easily perform all the various movements and exercises we will be doing. 


consciousnessMoving Beyond the Mind and Into Meditation

Saturday, April 29th from 12:00-4:00pm @ the DG Sanctuary in Poughkeepsie. Fee: $75

Designed for those who are not as comfortable or experienced in the tools of meditation & journeying, this intensive one day workshop, will help you to explore and go deeper. Utilizing various techniques and modalities, you will move out of the mind and into the expansive realm of meditation and journeying.

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


 Belly Dance Series with Ayleeza

Thursdays May 4th, 11th, 18th & June 1st @ the DG Sanctuary in Poughkeepsie.

Intermediate Series: 6:00-7:00pm // Beginner Series: 7:00-8:00pm

Fee: $48 per series // $90 when you sign up for both

Leap into the world and movement of belly dancing, welcoming all levels of experience. Ayleeza is offering two 4-class series- pick one that best suits your schedule or both to truly amp up your fire

Pre-Registration is required. Stop by the shop -OR- pay online with an additional processing fee.


munayMunay-Ki Rites Series

This four part series is held from 6:30PM – 8:30PM @ the DG Sanctuary in Poughkeepsie on the following Tuesdays: May 16th, June 20th, July 18th, Aug 15th.

The four part series includes receiving of all nine Munay-Ki rites, receiving your own Pi stone through which your rites will be transmitted, along with fire ceremonies and other ways of strengthening the rites. 

 


Mediumship Night with Shannon Brandt

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

Shannon seeks to create a channel and connection with her clients and their guides and angels as well as loved ones who have shifted out of their earthly form. It is her 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. Join us this night as Shannon taps in to connect with your angels and guides to hear their messages for your 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.

 


 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.


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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 & Reiki Practitioners:

jenni loveTarot Readings with Jenni Love

Thursdays 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.


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. 


Reiki Sessions with Jillian

By appointment only. Call to schedule your session today.

Enjoy the gift of relaxation, rejuvenation, and repose through a lovely Reiki experience which treats your mind, body, and spirit.

 

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