New year, new woo. From the esoteric to the energetic, there are plenty of ways to find wellness and inner peace. Find your happy place at any of these events.
The Assemblage, Manhattan’s members-only, holistic co-working community, opens its doors to nonmembers for January only. Among the offerings is a cacao ceremony, which promises to awaken the mind and body through inhaling a special blend of fragrant chocolate and spices. Free at John Street and NoMad locations. Register at Events.TheAssemblage.com
Seeds of change
HealHaus brings doctor of Chinese medicine Aimée Derbes to its Brooklyn studio to teach the basics of auriculotherapy — ear seed therapy — in which what looks like stick-on earrings are said to treat ailments such as anxiety, depression, pain and digestive issues. $10 donation suggested; Saturday at 11 a.m. 1082 Fulton St., Clinton Hill; HealHaus.com
Hustle & glow
The Flatiron’s Hub Seventeen offers exercise, dance, music and literary classics, all under one roof, with Penguin Random House’s library pop-up at Hub. Cozy up to a good book after, say, sweatin’ to the tunes at a MVMT Theory class, which combines yoga, pilates, meditation and hip-hop music. $20 for MVMT Theory, Saturday at 1 p.m. Pop-up open through spring. 114 Fifth Ave.; HubSeventeenNYC.com
Religious philosophy scholar and Kundalini yogi Aaron Teich will discuss how spiritual principles and practices can help you stay zen in a fast-paced, technological world. The talk will be followed by a period of deep meditation. $35, Monday at 7 p.m. 10 E. Eighth St.; MndflMeditation.com
The family circle
Reiki practitioner and musician Kristen Sonntag hosts a family sound circle at the Grand Street Healing Project studio in Williamsburg. A sound circle is a meditation using sounds from traditional instruments such as chimes, “singing” bowls and gongs. Children welcome — to whisper, draw, read and quietly move about as they please. $15 per family, Sunday at 3 p.m. 105 Grand St., Williamsburg; GrandStreetHealingProject.com
Holistic health shop Naturopathica offers Aromatherapy 101, where aromatherapist Tamalyn Miller will share the basics, highlighting the best oils for all of life’s stressors. Students will go home with their own custom blend of essential oils.