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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
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 importance of moving beyond the reactive approach to life experiences in order to move beyond the conditioning of the past. Learn more about Yogi Amrit Desai: http://eomega.org/omega/faculty/viewProfile/d522ba946a32123598a50e344eef2599/ More
Colette Baron-Reid is an internationally renowned intuitive counselor, educator, and best-selling author who helps others recognize and connect with their own intuition, potential, and purpose. In this video, she discusses the importance of breaking down the stereotypes of what it means to be a psychic in order to find the balance between intuition and logic that exists within each one of us.   Explore more from Colette Baron-Reid   More
Internationally renowned psychic medium, John Holland reveals how he developed his special abilities after a near-fatal accident when he was 30 years old. Explore more from John Holland   More
Internationally renowned psychic medium, John Holland has helped thousands of people reconnect with beloved family and friends who have died, often with spectacular results. In this video, he shares a powerful story of a woman who reconnected with the husband she lost on 9/11. Explore more from John Holland   More
Internationally recognized clinical psychologist and author, Laurel Parnell, PhD, explains why eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR) is an effective tool when treating post-traumatic stress disorder. Learn more about Laurel Parnell: eomega.org/omega/faculty/viewProfile/599ef999a89782acb5c475041e722c80/ More
Contemporary spiritual master and inspirational visionary, Panache Desai explains that once you have embraced consciousness, you will be free to stop fixing yourself, end your inner conflict and realize that you are divine.   Learn more about Panache Desai   More
Tracey, a participant at a Panache Desai workshop at Omega, discusses the affect his work had on her life. Learn more about Panache Desai: http://eomega.org/omega/faculty/viewProfile/727045/ More
Internationally recognized clinical psychologist and author, Laurel Parnell, PhD, demonstrates a simple bilateral tapping technique to calm yourself down any time you feel anxious. Learn more about Laurel Parnell More

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Omega Institute Emerging Theories of Consciousness
Philosophers and scientists have pondered the nature of consciousness for centuries. Now more than ever, scientists are adding some pretty interesting theories to the discussion. But is understanding consciousness simply a question of brain physiology and chemistry, or is there something larger at play? Explaining consciousness from a scientific point of view is going to be hard, according to Australian philosopher and cognitive scientist David Chalmers. More
Omega Institute Waking Up to the World Around Us by Hala Khouri
An Interview With Hala Khouri
Zubin: You are one of the founders of Off the Mat, Into the World®. In your view of yoga, there’s a big service component. Can you explain? More
Omega Institute Field Notes from a Katonah Yoga Class
I thought I knew what to expect when I arrived (on time) at Abbie Galvin’s class. I’d read about the Katonah Yoga practice and heard other yogis speak highly about the New York City studio. But as I made my way into the bright, clean room, I wondered if I was in the right place. The room was full of students resting in a deep supported back bend as if they’d been in place for some time. I checked my watch: 10:01 a.m. More
Traditionally, we all like to plan our life. And of course we have to. It would become very chaotic if we just showed up for a plane or train without a ticket. But when we’re dealing with emotions and fear, deciding ahead of time how it’s all going to be doesn’t work. Our motto needs to be: “Learn as you go.” More
Omega Institute A Shamanic Experience at the DMV
Practice Seeing the Extraordinary in the Ordinary
Contemporary shamanic teacher and practitioner Pat Heavren had recently taught a Munay-Ki workshop at Omega when she found herself at her local Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV). Munay-Ki are rites of initiation, or energetic transmissions, from the medicine people of the Americas. The shamanic practice is a 9-step process to heal childhood and ancestral wounds. More
Omega Institute Dance Your Way to Connection
People connect to spirit in different ways. Some sit on a meditation cushion and seek stillness, while others move wildly and let their arms shake and feet stomp. More
Omega Institute Past-Life Wisdom: An Interview With Brian Weiss
An Interview With Brian Weiss
Omega: The story you've told is that in 1980 you were using traditional hypnotherapy to take a patient back to the roots of her phobias. Instead of going back to her childhood, she went back 4,000 years to a different lifetime. How skeptical were you at that moment, and what helped you open up to the idea of past lives?   More
Omega Institute Yoga & Breast Cancer: What the Research Shows
What the Research Shows
Breast cancer patients and survivors have been practicing yoga as a form of complementary alternative medicine (CAM) for years. Recent research suggests that yoga can improve their lives both during and after treatment. More
Omega Institute Kirtan: A New Healing Tool for Veterans?
When you picture a kirtan enthusiast in your mind’s eye, do you think of a retired American sniper who did three tours in Iraq? What about a former female sergeant who’s struggling with lung injuries, rage, and post-traumatic stress?  Some veterans are discovering that kirtan—a call-and-response form of mantra chanting that originated in India—is helping them cope with conditions such as PTSD and re-entry into civilian life. More

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