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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.       

Click here for general information about class registration.          


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Classes & Events:

Aura Photography Experience with Sondra Lambert

Saturday, October 13th beginning at 10:00am @ the Dreaming Goddess in Poughkeepsie. Fee: $30 

Join Sondra Lambert at the DG to experience your vibrational frequency in living color. Her Aura Experience includes your personal in-the-moment scan, printed out and handed to you, plus a short personal discussion that covers the colors, charts, graphs, and grids from your scan. To enhance your experience she will also email a 23 page detailed report.

Magical Samhain Ritual

Saturday, October 27th at 7:00pm @ the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Poughkeepsie. Fee: $10 

Join us this Samhain as we journey into the dark half of the year, honoring our ancestors and all those who guide us from the other side. 

Feasting and celebration to follow.

Reiki TReikieevent croppedraining Series – Level One through Reiki Master Practitioner

Future Dates To Be Announced

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.

Pre-Registration Is Required

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, October 7th 

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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New Moon Manifestation Gathering

7:00 – 8:30pm @ the Shop.  Exchange: $10

Next Gathering: Monday, October 8th 

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.


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,  October 9th ~ Obsidian

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.

Women’s Full Moon Gathering

7:00pm @ the Shop.  Exchange: $10

Next Gathering: Sunday, September 30th – Cancelled

Next Gathering: Sunday, November 25th – *New Location*

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

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!