Body, Mind & Spirit

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08/21/2015 to 08/23/2015
Gillian Arthur

During this restorative yoga retreat weekend, we relax and de-stress in a fully supported environment.

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
08/21/2015 to 08/23/2015
What Your Brain Chemistry, Personality & Body Say About You

What does your speech say about you? How about your face? Your movements? Your personality shines through everything you do, but how well do you really know yourself?

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
08/21/2015 to 08/23/2015

Meditation for Beginners provides a survey of meditation techniques to start the beginner and refresh the experienced meditator.

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
08/21/2015 to 08/23/2015
Stewart Pearce

Since ancient times, sound healing has been used as a portal through the soul to the celestial realms, harmonizing our mind, body, and spirit.

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
08/23/2015 to 08/28/2015
Tony Stockwell
Exploration & Discovery

Does fear hold you back from connecting with and surrendering to spirit? Are you looking for a way to break down the barriers created by fear and deepen your connection to the spirit world?

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
08/23/2015 to 08/28/2015
Jean Haner
Personal Clearing & Space Clearing

Discover the subtle art of energy clearing to help restore balance in your own energy field and the energy of your surroundings.

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
08/23/2015 to 08/28/2015
Sarah Bowen
A Professional Training

Addictions—whether to alcohol, drugs, food, gambling, or other behaviors—often stem from a desire to escape our current experience.

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
08/23/2015 to 08/28/2015
Claude Stein
An Amazing 5-Day Immersion

This 5-day Natural Singer immersion features extended individual attention, group singing, and community support as we uncover the amazing beauty and power of our true voices.

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
08/26/2015 to 08/30/2015
A Shambhala Sun Retreat

Each of us has the capacity to feel fully alive and to embrace our circumstances, whatever they may be.

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
08/28/2015 to 08/30/2015
A Shambhala Sun Retreat

Each of us has the capacity to feel fully alive and to embrace our circumstances, whatever they may be.

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY

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08/21/2015 to 08/23/2015
What Your Brain Chemistry, Personality & Body Say About You

What does your speech say about you? How about your face? Your movements? Your personality shines through everything you do, but how well do you really know yourself?

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
08/21/2015 to 08/23/2015

Meditation for Beginners provides a survey of meditation techniques to start the beginner and refresh the experienced meditator.

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
08/21/2015 to 08/23/2015
Stewart Pearce

Since ancient times, sound healing has been used as a portal through the soul to the celestial realms, harmonizing our mind, body, and spirit.

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
08/23/2015 to 08/28/2015
Tony Stockwell
Exploration & Discovery

Does fear hold you back from connecting with and surrendering to spirit? Are you looking for a way to break down the barriers created by fear and deepen your connection to the spirit world?

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
08/23/2015 to 08/28/2015
Jean Haner
Personal Clearing & Space Clearing

Discover the subtle art of energy clearing to help restore balance in your own energy field and the energy of your surroundings.

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
08/23/2015 to 08/28/2015
Sarah Bowen
A Professional Training

Addictions—whether to alcohol, drugs, food, gambling, or other behaviors—often stem from a desire to escape our current experience.

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
08/23/2015 to 08/28/2015
Claude Stein
An Amazing 5-Day Immersion

This 5-day Natural Singer immersion features extended individual attention, group singing, and community support as we uncover the amazing beauty and power of our true voices.

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
08/26/2015 to 08/30/2015
A Shambhala Sun Retreat

Each of us has the capacity to feel fully alive and to embrace our circumstances, whatever they may be.

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
08/28/2015 to 08/30/2015
A Shambhala Sun Retreat

Each of us has the capacity to feel fully alive and to embrace our circumstances, whatever they may be.

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
08/28/2015 to 08/30/2015

Do you feel a strong connection to the spirit world? Have you longed to better understand or develop your spiritual connection?

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY

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Sonia Choquette, a unique and extraordinary spiritual teacher and intuitive guide, is a leading proponent of metaphysical law and the psychic arts. In this video, she reveals why she believes that yourreal purpose is to create a satisfying life in the way that feels most true for you.   Explore more from Sonia Choquette.   More
Joan Sutherland, Roshi is the founder of the Open Source and deeply involved in re-imagining the koan tradition. She reveals why being human isn't a problem to be fixed, but a fearless examination of working through the habitual, negative patterns that separate you from a living a happier life.   Explore more from Joan Sutherland, Roshi.   More
Joan Sutherland, Roshi is the founder of the Open Source and Awakened Life. She discusses the power of learning to live with uncertainty by making your best guess and acting accordingly.   Explore more from Joan Sutherland, Roshi.   More
Yogi Amrit Desai is a pioneer in bringing the ancient teachings of yoga from India to the West and is widely acknowledged for carrying the authentic voice of yoga throughout the world. In this video, he explains the fight or flight response that occurs inside the body during yoga and how to restore the balance in order consciously crossover this edge without resistance. Learn more about Yogi Amrit Desai: eomega.org/omega/faculty/viewProfile/d522ba946a32123598a50e344eef2599/ More

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Omega Institute Yoga & Mindfulness for Kids by Jennifer Cohen Harper
What 10 Years of Research Reveals
Yoga and other mindfulness practices have been the subject of an increasing amount of research as they have become more popular in the West. For example, science now supports many of the benefits traditionally associated with yoga practice, including decreased stress and increased physical and emotional wellness. Recent advances in neuroscience confirm that contemplative practices, such as yoga and mindfulness meditation, can change the physical structure of the brain, effectively training it to work in more positive and productive ways. More
Omega Institute Unfolding the Wings of Acceptance by Tara Brach
When we are caught in the trance of unworthiness, we do not clearly recognize what is happening inside us, nor do we feel kind. Our view of who we are is contorted and narrowed and our heart feels hardened against life. As we lean into the experience of the moment—releasing our stories and gently holding our pain or desire—Radical Acceptance begins to unfold. The two parts of genuine acceptance—seeing clearly and holding our experience with compassion—are as interdependent as the two wings of a great bird. Together, they enable us to fly and be free. More
Omega Institute Living In Illumination by Mirabai Starr
Discovering Love as the Heart of Religion
Ever since I was a little girl, I have been drawn to the living heart of every spiritual tradition I have encountered. Like a night wanderer who comes across a sanctuary in the woods, I peer through the stained-glass window, aching to enter and bow down at the altar I see blazing within. More
Omega Institute How Mindfulness Skills Help Children Flourish by Rob Schware and Jennifer Cohen Harper
An Interview With Jennifer Cohen Harper
Rob: What originally motivated you to do this work? Has that motivation changed over time? More
Omega Institute Accepting What is Real by Tara Brach
About 20 years ago, a close friend and I drove to southern Virginia to attend a retreat led by Vietnamese Zen teacher Thich Nhat Hanh. At the closing ceremony, he asked us to choose a partner—I turned to face my friend—and bow to each other. He then instructed us to hug our partner while taking three conscious and full in-breaths and out-breaths. More
Omega Institute 7 Ways to Practice Generosity by Rev. Ed Bacon
Fear can lead us to live lives of self-absorption, in which we covet blessings instead of conferring them on others. We find we can’t let go, we assume the worst, we feel insecure, we act without thinking—or perhaps we do not act enough. It is hardly surprising that amid the pressure of day-to-day life and under the yoke of a fearful culture many of us struggle to open our hearts and be generous. More
Omega Institute You May Be More Resilient Than You Think by Linda Graham
My next-door neighbor has a big, affectionate, 125-pound Malamut named Barney and an eight-year-old granddaughter who adores him. One day, as Samantha was arriving to visit, I watched her run up to Barney to give him a hug. Barney responded exuberantly, licking her face profusely. He was simply greeting her with affection, but Samantha clearly wasn’t prepared for such rough-and-tumble love: she burst into tears. More
Omega Institute What to Bring to a Yoga Retreat
As you prepare for a yoga retreat, here are some essentials you'll want to consider—for your body, mind, and spirit. For Your Mind & Spirit More
Omega Institute Finding Meaning & Purpose at Work
Lessons From the Bhagavad Gita
Written in approximately 200 C.E., the Bhagavad Gita unfolds as a dialogue between a warrior prince named Arjuna and Lord Krishna, who serves as his spiritual guide and charioteer as Arjuna prepares to fight against his own kinsmen to reclaim his kingdom’s throne. Along the way, Krishna and Arjuna discuss the various paths of yoga; the laws of karma; personal dharma; and the purpose of life. Here is Krishna’s advice for finding (and doing) work that really matters in the world, as interpreted by three spiritual teachers: Ram Dass, Sally Kempton, and the late Eknath Easwaran. More

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