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10/03/2014 to 10/05/2014
Paul Selig
A Channeled Workshop
Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
10/03/2014 to 10/05/2014
Gail Straub
Pathways of Conscious Aging
Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
10/03/2014 to 10/05/2014
Eben Alexander
Moving Beyond Space, Time & Words
Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
10/03/2014 to 10/05/2014
Moving Beyond Space, Time & Words
Join this gathering with some of the nation’s top leaders in neuroscience, healing, and the sacred dimensions of life from anywhere via live stream and enjoy the extraordinary opportunity to encounter your soul. More
Location:
Online
10/05/2014 to 10/19/2014
Robert Peng
An Intensive 14-Day Professional Training
Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
10/05/2014 to 10/10/2014
Michael Gelb
Unlock the Real Secrets of Genius
Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
10/07/2014 to 10/10/2014
A New Path to Hope & Healing
Location:
Rhinebeck, NY

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10/03/2014 to 10/05/2014
Paul Selig
A Channeled Workshop
Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
10/03/2014 to 10/05/2014
Gail Straub
Pathways of Conscious Aging
Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
10/03/2014 to 10/05/2014
Eben Alexander
Moving Beyond Space, Time & Words
Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
10/03/2014 to 10/05/2014
Moving Beyond Space, Time & Words
Join this gathering with some of the nation’s top leaders in neuroscience, healing, and the sacred dimensions of life from anywhere via live stream and enjoy the extraordinary opportunity to encounter your soul. More
Location:
Online
10/05/2014 to 10/19/2014
Robert Peng
An Intensive 14-Day Professional Training
Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
10/05/2014 to 10/10/2014
Michael Gelb
Unlock the Real Secrets of Genius
Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
10/07/2014 to 10/10/2014
A New Path to Hope & Healing
Location:
Rhinebeck, NY

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12/18/2013 to 10/01/2014
Panache Desai
4-Part Video & Downloadable Audio Series
12/18/2013 to 10/01/2014
Panache Desai
4-Part Video & Downloadable Audio Series
06/04/2014
Panache Desai
Talk & Book Reading With Panache Desai
07/19/2014
Elizabeth Lesser, Panache Desai, and Brian Weiss discuss how, in these modern times, we can live a soulful life. More
09/26/2014 to 09/28/2014
With Pema Chödrön and Dale Asrael
10/03/2014 to 10/05/2014
Moving Beyond Space, Time & Words
Join this gathering with some of the nation’s top leaders in neuroscience, healing, and the sacred dimensions of life from anywhere via live stream and enjoy the extraordinary opportunity to encounter your soul. 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
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
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
Sharon Gannon, cocreator of the Jivamukti Yoga Method with David Life, discusses the power of yoga to help you work through unresolved karmic actions and struggles in order to return to state of joy. Explore more from Sharon Gannon   More
Yoga master, author, animal activist, and artist, Sharon Gannon is a co-creator of the Jivamukti Yoga Method with David Life. In this video, she discusses how yoga teaches you to take responsibility for your life and to see problems as opportunities to life as a loving, kind, and compassionate human being. Explore more from Sharon Gannon   More
Yoga master, author, animal activist, and artist, Sharon Gannon is a co-creator of the Jivamukti Yoga Method with David Life. In this video, she discusses the importance of Jivamukti which emphasizes vinyasa, scriptural study, devotion, prayer, music, chanting, and meditation, as well as animal rights, veganism, environmentalism, and political activism as paths to enlightenment. Explore more from Sharon Gannon   More

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Omega Institute The Volkswagen Principle: How to Get What You Want by Pam Grout
How to Get What You Want
The Premise What shows up in our lives is a direct reflection of our inner thoughts and emotions. My friend Linda told me an amazing story about a young woman she once observed at the airport. This poor young thing was struggling with three heavy bags. But worse than the unwieldiness of her baggage was her less-than-positive attitude. With great gusto, she was vocalizing her immense disgust at a lack of help. “Why is the bus taking so long?" she kept shouting. "Where in the hell is that bus? This is completely unacceptable!” More
Omega Institute The Mindful Education Revolution by Daniel Rechtschaffen
Sitting on his bunk bed, locked behind juvenile detention bars, 17-year-old Damon feels his breath softly rising and falling. As another angry thought surfaces, he remembers his mindfulness lesson and notices the tension in his body. He smiles at the passing thought and feels his whole body relax. He notices an inner spaciousness and a sense of freedom that he’s not sure he’s felt before. More
Of all our relationships, one stands apart in its ability to inspire and mystify—our relationship to the universe—but most of the time we remain as unaware of the star-speckled space enveloping us as the wallpaper in our living room. More
Omega Institute Twin Healing Traditions: A History of Medicine & Religion by Harold G. Koenig
A History of Medicine & Religion
Many today might think that religion and medicine are two very different endeavors, that the mere suggestion that religion is relevant to health and health care is something new and different. However, this is not true.  What is new and different is the distinct separation of religion from medicine, a relatively recent phenomenon in the United States and that, in some countries, has still not occurred. More
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An Interview With Robert Peng
Omega: What inspired you to start studying with your spiritual master, Xiao Yao, at such a young age? Robert: When I was eight, I developed a serious heart condition and the doctor couldn’t help. He said, “You have to quit school and stay home to rest,” but that was boring, so within a few days I snuck out of my building and into a nearby hotel. Inside, I found a boiler room where I liked to watch the fire. My master was the boiler attendant. He was such a nice person and a wonderful storyteller. I returned again and again.  More
7 Stages to Finding Your Passion by Gail Straub
The process of finding your passion is a gestalt with many interconnected qualities. For most leaders I’ve worked with, that process encompasses seven stages: More
Omega Institute Zen and the Art of Falling in Love by Brenda Shoshanna
Being in love is our natural state. The real question we should be asking is: Why aren’t we in love all the time? What is it that keeps this most precious inheritance away? How can we reclaim it for our own and return to the intrinsic wisdom and spontaneity we had as children, when each moment was fresh and exciting and filled with adventure? More
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 5 Steps to Loving Everyone by Judy Lief
The human realm is said to be the realm of passion. Passion is what holds us together; confused passion is what entraps us, and transformed passion is what can liberate us. Although our passion is often tainted by the tendency to grasp or possess, in essence, it is accepting of others. Passion is attraction, whereas aggression is rejection. More
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If you’re craving a deeper connection to yourself and the divine, one way to cultivate it is through a daily spiritual practice. In the yoga tradition, the Sanskrit term for this kind of spiritual practice is sadhana—and its benefits are worth considering. More

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