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06/05/2015 to 06/07/2015
Laughter in the Service of Love
Open to individuals and couples, this workshop led by Richard Borofsky and Antra Kalnins Borofsky reveals how to use our differences and other relationship difficulties as an inexhaustible source of good humor, compassionate laughter, and deeper loving. More
Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
06/05/2015 to 06/12/2015
Saki F. Santorelli
A 7-Day Professional Training Retreat
Learn MBSR from cocreator Saki F. Santorelli and others in this 7-day professional training. More
Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
06/05/2015 to 06/07/2015
Abbie Galvin
Asana as Metaphor
Free up your body, mind, and ultimately your life in this weekend Katonah Yoga workshop with founder, Nevine Michaan, and Katonah Yoga instructor Abbie Galvin. More
Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
06/05/2015 to 06/07/2015
Sharon Sedgwick brings us the latest Journey techniques as shared by creator Brandon Bays to awaken our infinite human potential and incorporate this transformational healing into daily life. More
Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
06/07/2015 to 06/12/2015
Gillian Arthur
An Exploration for Yoga Teachers & Practitioners
In this restorative yoga exploration with Gillian Arthur, designed for yoga practitioners and those with no prior experience, we develop effective strategies for reducing stress and tension and learn to lead a complete restorative yoga practice. More
Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
06/07/2015 to 06/12/2015
Dian Killian
Transform Self-Judgment Into Compassion for Living Fully
In this workshop with Dian Killian and Martha Lasley, we integrate Compassionate Nonviolent Communication and other practices to develop self-compassion and gain greater clarity about what matters most to us. More
Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
06/07/2015 to 06/12/2015
Francis Lucille
A Satsang Retreat
In Eternity Now: A Satsang Retreat, Advaita Vedanta spiritual teacher Francis Lucille leads us to a deep understanding that what we are is love. More
Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
06/07/2015 to 06/14/2015
Elizabeth A. Stanley
Led by the creator of Mindfulness-Based Mind Fitness Training (MMFT), Elizabeth A. Stanley, and Colleen Mizuki, this course offers the full MMFT program taught in an intensive format. More
Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
06/07/2015 to 10/16/2015
Devarshi Steven Hartman
A 2-Part, 200-Hour Certification Program
This special 200-hour Pranotthan Yoga Teacher Training is designed for those interested in providing a joyful, safe, and transformative experience to anyone who walks into a yoga class. More
Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
06/07/2015 to 06/12/2015
Train to the Tune of Your Body
Jenny Hadfield offers easy-to-understand, fun, and effective mindful running tips and tools to improve your performance and your health. More
Location:
Rhinebeck, NY

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06/05/2015 to 06/07/2015
Laughter in the Service of Love
Open to individuals and couples, this workshop led by Richard Borofsky and Antra Kalnins Borofsky reveals how to use our differences and other relationship difficulties as an inexhaustible source of good humor, compassionate laughter, and deeper loving. More
Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
06/05/2015 to 06/12/2015
Saki F. Santorelli
A 7-Day Professional Training Retreat
Learn MBSR from cocreator Saki F. Santorelli and others in this 7-day professional training. More
Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
06/05/2015 to 06/07/2015
Abbie Galvin
Asana as Metaphor
Free up your body, mind, and ultimately your life in this weekend Katonah Yoga workshop with founder, Nevine Michaan, and Katonah Yoga instructor Abbie Galvin. More
Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
06/05/2015 to 06/07/2015
Sharon Sedgwick brings us the latest Journey techniques as shared by creator Brandon Bays to awaken our infinite human potential and incorporate this transformational healing into daily life. More
Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
06/07/2015 to 06/12/2015
Gillian Arthur
An Exploration for Yoga Teachers & Practitioners
In this restorative yoga exploration with Gillian Arthur, designed for yoga practitioners and those with no prior experience, we develop effective strategies for reducing stress and tension and learn to lead a complete restorative yoga practice. More
Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
06/07/2015 to 06/12/2015
Dian Killian
Transform Self-Judgment Into Compassion for Living Fully
In this workshop with Dian Killian and Martha Lasley, we integrate Compassionate Nonviolent Communication and other practices to develop self-compassion and gain greater clarity about what matters most to us. More
Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
06/07/2015 to 06/12/2015
Francis Lucille
A Satsang Retreat
In Eternity Now: A Satsang Retreat, Advaita Vedanta spiritual teacher Francis Lucille leads us to a deep understanding that what we are is love. More
Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
06/07/2015 to 06/14/2015
Elizabeth A. Stanley
Led by the creator of Mindfulness-Based Mind Fitness Training (MMFT), Elizabeth A. Stanley, and Colleen Mizuki, this course offers the full MMFT program taught in an intensive format. More
Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
06/07/2015 to 10/16/2015
Devarshi Steven Hartman
A 2-Part, 200-Hour Certification Program
This special 200-hour Pranotthan Yoga Teacher Training is designed for those interested in providing a joyful, safe, and transformative experience to anyone who walks into a yoga class. More
Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
06/07/2015 to 06/12/2015
Train to the Tune of Your Body
Jenny Hadfield offers easy-to-understand, fun, and effective mindful running tips and tools to improve your performance and your health. More
Location:
Rhinebeck, NY

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Author of the best-selling Many Lives, Many Masters, Brian Weiss, MD has a lifetime of work that reveals the very real physical, emotional, and spiritual transformation that is possible when we embrace reincarnation. In this 30-minute video, he guides you through a past-life regression experience from the comforts of your home. Explore more from Brian Weiss   More
Omega's cofounder, Elizabeth Lesser reads the excerpt "Bozos on the Bus" from her best-selling book, Broken Open, in the Ram Dass Library during Family Week at Omega Institute. Explore more from Elizabeth Lesser   More
Widely known for her insightful, down-to-earth interpretation of Tibetan Buddhism for Western audiences, Pema Chödrön discusses how easy it is to waste your life with distractions, or dunzie, if you are not used to spending any time alone in meditation or solitude. Explore more from Pema Chödrön   More
Widely known for her insightful, down-to-earth interpretation of Tibetan Buddhism for Western audiences, Pema Chödrön says that it is important to acknowledge what is it that gets you hooked and drives you crazy, so that you are able to work with your mind, rather than the outer circumstances to restore your sense of balance. Explore more from Pema Chödrön: eomega.org/workshops/teachers/pema-chödrön More
Widely known for her insightful, down-to-earth interpretation of Tibetan Buddhism for Western audiences, Pema Chödrön asks you to try this Tonglen meditation in order to take away pain and/or anguish as well as send comfort and happiness to of any individual, animal or nation in suffering. Explore more from Pema Chödrön   More
American Buddhist nun, Pema Chödrön says that society cultivates a tolerance and acceptance of aggressiveness and by deciding to interrupt the momentum of this cycle, you will do yourself and the world a great service. Explore more from Pema Chödrön   More
Editor in chief of the International Journal of Yoga Therapy and author, Kelly McGonigal, PhD, discusses why stories of what went wrong and the lessons learned are so valuable in order to understand how to make scientific studies and research of alternative therapies like yoga, meditation, and mindfulness more effective at the Yoga Service Council conference at Omega Institute. Explore more from Kelly McGonigal   More
Editor in chief of the International Journal of Yoga Therapy and author, Kelly McGonigal, PhD, teaches psychology, yoga, and meditation at Stanford University. In this video from the Yoga Service Council conference at Omega Institute, she explores the importance of science and research as a service to an integrative approach to yoga philosophy, anatomy, physiology, and psychology. Explore more from Kelly McGonigal: http://eomega.org/workshops/teachers/kelly-mcgonigal More
Ready to raise the bar? The Jivamukti Yoga Teacher Training at Omega with yoga masters Sharon Gannon and David Life is a rigorous monthlong residential professional training. Jivamukti Yoga is one of the most popular forms of yoga in the world. Learn more about the Jivamukti Yoga Teacher Training More
Join yoga masters Sharon Gannon and David Life for a monthlong teacher training in Jivamukti Yoga, one of the most popular forms of yoga in the world. Acquire the skills and confidence necessary to become a Jivamukti Yoga teacher and lead classes that incorporate asanas, music, chanting, scriptural study, and meditation in a challenging vinyasa practice. Learn more about the Jivamukti Yoga® Teacher Training at Omega.  More

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Omega Institute The Open Secret by Elizabeth Lesser
Are You Hiding From True Happiness?
Open Secret Learn the alchemytrue human beings know.The moment you acceptwhat troubles you've been given,the door will open.—Rumi     Jelalluddin Rumi wrote poems so alive and clear that even today—eight centuries later—they shimmer with freshness. More
Omega Institute Soul to Soul in Life by Ram Dass
An Interview With Ram Dass, Part 1
Lois: Your book, Polishing the Mirror, reminds us to live from our spiritual heart, which is a regular ongoing practice. What is the most important thing that you are learning as you continue to "polish" your own "mirror"? Ram Dass: I’m learning about love. I’m learning that God is love. That all things—like trees and cars and everything—are made of love. And that I am made of love. That’s radiance. It’s insight. I’m learning how to identify with my soul rather than my ego. So the soul is just love, love, love. More
Explore this month’s astrology and its celestial influence in your life with Eric Francis. Aries (March 20-April 19) More
Omega Institute Writers Can Change the World: An Interview With Erica Jong
An Interview with Erica Jong
Omega: How can writing help the future of feminism? More
Omega Institute Dancing Meditation 101
What it is: Dancing meditation helps you cultivate a sense of oneness as you focus on the music and rhythms of the dance. The practice can be quiet and meditative or ecstatic, rhythmic, and trance-inducing. Some forms of dancing meditation encourage you to interact with others, sing, or make noise as you dance.   More
Omega Institute What’s Your Greatest Spiritual Lesson? by Brian Weiss
Omega: What’s your greatest spiritual lesson so far and what advice do you have for those going through difficult times now? Brian: It gets back to that knowledge that we are not just the body or the brain. We are spiritual beings. We are always being reunited or reconnected. Our physical forms may change. You are like an actor on a stage at the end of a play; we go offstage, but then we come back. More
Omega Institute Raising a Digital Native
What the Research Says About Parenting in the Age of Technology
Richie Byrne is the warm-up comedian for The Dr. Oz Show. One of his funniest jokes is when he asks people to turn off their cell phones, “If you don't know how to turn off your phone, don’t worry, we have a 9-year-old standing by to help you.” Today's children have grown up surrounded by technology and they seem to understand how to work any device. They're called digital natives. More
Omega Institute Take the Compliment Challenge
Research says it's good for you.
Abraham Lincoln said, “Everybody likes a compliment.” But when is the last time you offered a compliment to someone? We often express gratitude or thanks for a job well done, but when do we compliment people for who they really are? During the holiday season (or really at any time of year), compliments can be a great way to combat the stress or overwhelm you might experience.  What's the research say about compliments? It turns out, not surprisingly, that compliments are quite beneficial. More
Explore this month’s astrology and its celestial influence in your life with Eric Francis.   Aries (March 20-April 19) More
A Time of Reckoning
The Sun, Venus, and Pallas Athene have all entered Scorpio, joining up with slow-moving Saturn. Mercury is currently in Libra and will be joining the Scorpio grouping on November 8. More

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