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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 06/07/2015
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 06/12/2015
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
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 06/07/2015
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 06/12/2015
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
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 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
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

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Omega Institute Preparing for a Silent Retreat
Whether you are looking to take a break from your overly scheduled life or go deeper into your spiritual practice, a silent retreat or workshop is a great place to get still and renew your body, mind, and spirit.  More
Omega Institute Moving Meditation 101
What: Moving meditation allows you to turn any form of conscious movement into a sacred body prayer. Some people use the practice to express themselves and experience the present moment, while others set an intention to communicate or connect with nature or the divine. Examples: Spiritually inspired martial arts such as tai chi and qigong; vinyasa and other types of meditative yoga; walking meditation; and dancing meditation. More
Omega Institute Koans: One With the Question by Melissa Blacker
One With the Question
Koans represent the sayings and doings of Zen masters and their friends and students, as collected many centuries ago. Koan (Japanese) literally means "public case" (as in a legal precedent), and these ancient cases continue to have relevance for modern dharma students, illustrating what it might mean to live free from repetitive dualistic patterns of thinking and behaving. More
Omega Institute GPS of the Mind by Sylvia Boorstein
The GPS in my car never gets mad at me, no matter how many times I turn to avoid the torn-up street she has recommended. She just says, "Recalculating,” and directs me to turn right, and then right again, until I am back where she wanted me—on the street blocked by construction. More
Omega Institute The Natural Liberation of Habits by Tsoknyi Rinpoche
The ultimate habitual pattern is samsara itself—the wheel of habitual cyclic existence that causes all your suffering. The karma that drives the wheel—the three poisons of attachment, aggression, and ignorance—are actually deep-seated habits of mind. When you finally get tired of unconsciously participating in the daily show of habitual samsaric programming, what can you do to change it? Buddhism teaches three basic ways to cut your ties to samsara, once you have decided this is something you really need and want to do. More
If you made it through this much of 2014, you experienced some of the most wrenching astrology in recent memory. The cardinal grand cross of January and April, combined with Mars retrograde and some strategically placed eclipses, earned most of the current year the rating of whiplash machine. More
Omega Institute Navigating the Holidays While in Recovery: More Compassion & Less Stress Are Key
More Compassion & Less Stress Are Key
While the holidays can be joyful and exciting, they can also be overwhelming and stressful, especially for those in recovery. Whether you feel the pressure to party or are confronting feelings of loneliness, cultivating more compassion and managing stress levels can help keep relapse at bay. Cultivate Self-Compassion More
Omega Institute Exercise Your Joy Muscle
“Happiness is not something ready made. It comes from your own actions," says the Dalai Lama.  Many experts and spiritual teachers tell us that happiness, or joy, is a choice that we make. In fact, research shows you can get happy in seconds once you have found the right tools. Try a few of these simple exercises to help boost your mood and feel more joy each day. More

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