Body, Mind & Spirit

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09/18/2015 to 09/20/2015
Rina Jakubowicz
The Basics & Beyond

Rina Jakubowicz, author of Choose Peace, invites you to join her for a joyful weekend learning the basics of yoga from the physical to the philosophy.

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
09/18/2015 to 09/20/2015

Under the leadership of the Center for Contemplative Mind in Society, colleges and universities nationwide have integrated contemplative practices into a variety of their courses—from literature to physics to architectu

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
09/20/2015 to 09/25/2015
Carol Robin
An Open Dialogue of Discovery

Cosponsored by UWHA! 

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
09/20/2015 to 09/25/2015
John P. Forsyth
A 5-Day Professional Training Workshop

About 40 million American adults suffer from anxiety.

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
09/20/2015 to 09/25/2015
Victoria Johnson
A Shamanic Journey

Our old stories of scarcity, fear, and victimhood are limiting us in ways we may not consciously realize. As a result, our deepest heart offerings are never manifested.

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
09/20/2015 to 09/25/2015
Steven Michael Pague
At Play in the Fields of Elixir

Qigong is one of the most eloquent and powerful methods of exercise and moving meditation.

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
09/20/2015 to 09/25/2015
Tapping Into Your Potential

Energy psychology brings a new dimension of self-empowerment to personal development. Drawing from contemporary psychological understanding as well as ancient healing traditions, it provides simple methods for shifting the brain’s chemistry.

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
09/20/2015 to 09/25/2015
Ann Bradney

This workshop is by application only. Please submit your materials according to the directions on this page.

Created by Ann Bradney, the Radical Aliveness approach to personal growth and spiritual development engages you in a unique group process that welcomes powerful feelings and dynamic group interactions.

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
09/25/2015 to 09/27/2015

Divorce can make us feel like our whole world has been turned upside down. No matter how we arrived there, the experience of divorce represents a marked departure from what had been a clearly defined path.

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
09/25/2015 to 09/27/2015
A Spiritual Path for Couples

Celebrating 25 years at Omega, the Getting the Love You Want workshop gives couples the concepts and tools they need to achieve safety, sustain deep connection, and experience joyful aliveness.

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY

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09/18/2015 to 09/20/2015

Under the leadership of the Center for Contemplative Mind in Society, colleges and universities nationwide have integrated contemplative practices into a variety of their courses—from literature to physics to architectu

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
09/20/2015 to 09/25/2015
Carol Robin
An Open Dialogue of Discovery

Cosponsored by UWHA! 

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
09/20/2015 to 09/25/2015
John P. Forsyth
A 5-Day Professional Training Workshop

About 40 million American adults suffer from anxiety.

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
09/20/2015 to 09/25/2015
Victoria Johnson
A Shamanic Journey

Our old stories of scarcity, fear, and victimhood are limiting us in ways we may not consciously realize. As a result, our deepest heart offerings are never manifested.

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
09/20/2015 to 09/25/2015
Steven Michael Pague
At Play in the Fields of Elixir

Qigong is one of the most eloquent and powerful methods of exercise and moving meditation.

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
09/20/2015 to 09/25/2015
Tapping Into Your Potential

Energy psychology brings a new dimension of self-empowerment to personal development. Drawing from contemporary psychological understanding as well as ancient healing traditions, it provides simple methods for shifting the brain’s chemistry.

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
09/20/2015 to 09/25/2015
Ann Bradney

This workshop is by application only. Please submit your materials according to the directions on this page.

Created by Ann Bradney, the Radical Aliveness approach to personal growth and spiritual development engages you in a unique group process that welcomes powerful feelings and dynamic group interactions.

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
09/25/2015 to 09/27/2015

Divorce can make us feel like our whole world has been turned upside down. No matter how we arrived there, the experience of divorce represents a marked departure from what had been a clearly defined path.

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
09/25/2015 to 09/27/2015
A Spiritual Path for Couples

Celebrating 25 years at Omega, the Getting the Love You Want workshop gives couples the concepts and tools they need to achieve safety, sustain deep connection, and experience joyful aliveness.

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
09/25/2015 to 09/27/2015
John Holland
Unleash the Power of Your Soul

What inspires or drives you in life? Do you use your energy and thoughts to help or hinder your goals? Are you fully tuned into the wisdom of your soul?

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY

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Omega Institute Life Is Like a Spiral Staircase by Panache Desai
Recognizing Your Habits As Your Journey
Morning Reading Have you ever stood at the bottom of one of those old city buildings that has, at its center, a spiral staircase that goes all the way from the lobby up to the top floor?  Well, those buildings look a lot like our lives. With each step we climb, we gain greater and greater perspective. But buildings have a finite number of steps and floors. In the case of life, the staircase is infinite. The staircase never ends.  More
In his teachings on compassion, the Buddha encouraged us to develop “a mind so filled with love it resembles space.” Can you picture your mind being as limitless, unconstrained, free, and open as space? Spaciousness of mind and heart is a fundamental component of a resilient spirit. It brings us a kind of well-being that isn’t dependent on the successes or failures we encounter on any given day. Unconditional well-being does not exclude pain but surrounds it with wisdom and love. This radical kind of happiness is the antidote to suffering. More
Omega Institute Yogic Wisdom on the Roots of Low Self-Esteem by Amy Ippoliti
3 Ways Yoga Can Help You Build Your Self-Esteem
There is a profound teaching in the yoga tradition called the Three Malas, which can shed light on the root causes of low self-esteem, help us deepen our understanding of ourselves, and rebuild our self-esteem in small steps. More
Omega Institute Thinking Outside of the "Man Box": An Interview With Tony Porter
An Interview With Tony Porter
Omega: What exactly is a “man box” and how does it serve, as well as inhibit, manhood?  Tony: The “man box” is how men have been collectively socialized to understand what it means to be a man. It doesn’t mean that all men respond in the same way to this collective socialization but it does mean that all men have an understanding of this socialization. More
Omega Institute The Yoga of Self-Mastery by Mandy Ingber
What is it to have self-mastery? I find myself asking this question often. It is a theme in many aspects of my life. Ultimately, self-responsibility and having mastery over our own actions, thoughts, and words may change and transform our lives and ourselves for the better. In my case, it’s what I do not do that aids in this process. In the yoga of self-mastery, I restrict my negative actions or discard what is not useful. It is a paring down and a resculpting. I eliminate what is unnecessary to reveal the truth in a purer way. Work With Your Emotions More
Omega Institute Share Your Light With the World by Gabrielle Bernstein
You probably don’t talk up your own awesomeness on a regular basis—if ever. Most of us, especially women, have been taught to see anything more than “quiet” confidence as boasting. In many cases the brighter we shine, the more negative reactions we receive: maybe your big promotion made you the target of office gossip, or you became a Pilates rock star and were met with more backhanded compliments than congratulations. These kinds of experiences lead us to lose sight of our talents and inner spark, which in turn deprives the world of our greatness. More
A Matter of Trust
April 2014 is the month of the long-anticipated cardinal grand cross—what I have called the peak astrology of the 2012 era. The aspect pattern that's exact on April 23 has been forming for many decades, a hologram swirling in the seemingly random movements of the cosmos awaiting its moment of emergence. That is about to arrive with both deeply personal themes and vast global ones. They share a common thread, and that is trust. More
Monthly Horoscope for April 2014 Aries (March 20-April 19) More
Omega Institute Put Your Partner Before Your Phone
Banish phones from the bedroom. Use a dedicated clock for your alarm. If you need to have your phone in your room—for example, you may be in a profession that really does require you to be reached at any hour—pledge not to check email while in bed. Make the bedroom an intimate, unplugged place.  More
Omega Institute Breathing Together: How the Breath You Take Can Improve Relationships by Shannon Sexton
How the Breath You Take Can Improve Relationships
In September 2013, I attended a five-day conference at Omega called Breathwork Immersion: From Science to Samadhi. As a longtime yoga student, I was excited to explore the scientific and spiritual dimensions of the breath, and to learn new breathing techniques with some of the leading experts in the field. More

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