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06/10/2016 to 06/17/2016
Saki F. Santorelli
A 7-Day Professional Training Retreat

Inspired by the vision of a more awakened and compassionate world, for more than 35 years the Center for Mindfulness in Medicine, Health Care, and Society at the University of Massachusetts Medical School has pioneered Mindfulness-Based Stress Red

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
06/10/2016 to 06/12/2016
Olympia Dukakis

The Descent of Inanna is a Sumerian myth that tells the story of Inanna, the goddess of heaven and earth, who journeys to save her sister Ereshkigal, queen of the underworld.

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
06/10/2016 to 06/12/2016
Rosary O'Neill
How Narrative Can Reveal Your Soul's Purpose

How can you make the story of your life into a script? How can you do justice to your experiences? Where can you find the depth of understanding and self-expression necessary to capture your unique narrative?

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
06/10/2016 to 06/12/2016
Lynda Barry
An Arts-Based Approach to Academic Writing

Looking for creative ways to bring new life to your research, writing, or academic papers?

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
06/10/2016 to 06/12/2016
Lewis Mehl-Madrona
Celebrate Your Story in Word & Song

We often find meaning in our life when we share our story with others. But how do we tell our story in a way that captures everything it means to us?

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
06/10/2016 to 06/12/2016
Megha Nancy Buttenheim

The Wild and Wise Women Let Your Yoga Dance® Festival is coming to Omega! The fifth annual multigenerational goddess gathering is where wild and wise women of all ages come together to enjoy each other’s power and grace.

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
06/12/2016 to 06/17/2016
John Holland
A 5-Day Intensive Mediumship Training

Discover and explore your ability of mediumship with two dynamic spiritual mediums, John Holland and Lauren Rainbow.

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
06/12/2016 to 06/17/2016

The workshop is part of our Yoga Therapy initiative. Learn more.

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
06/12/2016 to 06/17/2016
Barry Michels
Develop the Tools to Unlock Your Full Potential

You have the potential to live a much fuller life, where you wake up every morning feeling enthusiastic about the day ahead and throw yourself into everything you do—not because you have to, but because you want to.

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
06/17/2016 to 06/19/2016
Anita Moorjani
A Path to Happiness & Healing

What if loving and accepting yourself unconditionally was the secret to true healing and happiness? How do you learn to fully love and accept yourself so that healing can take place?

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY

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06/10/2016 to 06/17/2016
Saki F. Santorelli
A 7-Day Professional Training Retreat

Inspired by the vision of a more awakened and compassionate world, for more than 35 years the Center for Mindfulness in Medicine, Health Care, and Society at the University of Massachusetts Medical School has pioneered Mindfulness-Based Stress Red

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
06/10/2016 to 06/12/2016
Olympia Dukakis

The Descent of Inanna is a Sumerian myth that tells the story of Inanna, the goddess of heaven and earth, who journeys to save her sister Ereshkigal, queen of the underworld.

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
06/10/2016 to 06/12/2016
Rosary O'Neill
How Narrative Can Reveal Your Soul's Purpose

How can you make the story of your life into a script? How can you do justice to your experiences? Where can you find the depth of understanding and self-expression necessary to capture your unique narrative?

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
06/10/2016 to 06/12/2016
Lynda Barry
An Arts-Based Approach to Academic Writing

Looking for creative ways to bring new life to your research, writing, or academic papers?

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
06/10/2016 to 06/12/2016
Lewis Mehl-Madrona
Celebrate Your Story in Word & Song

We often find meaning in our life when we share our story with others. But how do we tell our story in a way that captures everything it means to us?

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
06/10/2016 to 06/12/2016
Megha Nancy Buttenheim

The Wild and Wise Women Let Your Yoga Dance® Festival is coming to Omega! The fifth annual multigenerational goddess gathering is where wild and wise women of all ages come together to enjoy each other’s power and grace.

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
06/12/2016 to 06/17/2016
John Holland
A 5-Day Intensive Mediumship Training

Discover and explore your ability of mediumship with two dynamic spiritual mediums, John Holland and Lauren Rainbow.

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
06/12/2016 to 06/17/2016

The workshop is part of our Yoga Therapy initiative. Learn more.

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
06/12/2016 to 06/17/2016
Barry Michels
Develop the Tools to Unlock Your Full Potential

You have the potential to live a much fuller life, where you wake up every morning feeling enthusiastic about the day ahead and throw yourself into everything you do—not because you have to, but because you want to.

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
06/17/2016 to 06/19/2016
Anita Moorjani
A Path to Happiness & Healing

What if loving and accepting yourself unconditionally was the secret to true healing and happiness? How do you learn to fully love and accept yourself so that healing can take place?

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY

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Do you need to forgive someone in your life? What if that someone is you? The late Debbie Ford guides you through a visualization exercise to help you find compassion for yourself. Learn more about Debbie Ford More
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
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.   Join Pema Chödrön on our Rhinebeck campus for The Way To Freedom: 37 Practices of the Bodhisattva, 5/20/2016-5/22/2016. 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
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

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Omega Institute Relationships of the Soul by John Holland
Relationships are mirror images of your own life, how you feel and treat yourself, as well as how you react and respond to different situations and people that are around you. More
Ditching Diets & Releasing Stress: An Interview With Jon Gabriel
An Interview With Jon Gabriel
Omega: How did you transition from being a chronic dieter to finding a more holistic approach to weight loss and life? Jon: I came to a place of desperation, where I was 400 pounds. I was exhausted. I was stressed out. And life had just given me a second chance: I was almost on one of the planes that crashed on 9/11. I thought to myself, “Here I am killing myself and the universe just gave me a second chance.” More
Curiosity & Resilience by Elizabeth Gilbert
Omega: What is your relationship to curiosity and how do you cultivate resilience? More
Omega Institute Standing Meditation 101
What: Standing meditation encourages you to tune into your body—and the present moment—while standing up or holding a specific standing yoga or tai chi pose. Some teachers may invite you to focus on the physical sensations of standing while tuning into the world around you. Others may encourage you to focus on your breathing and/or an internal visualization. More
Omega Institute Resilience & the Yoga of Recovery: An Interview With Nikki Myers
An Interview With Nikki Myers
After her struggle with addiction, Nikki Myers founded Yoga of 12-Step Recovery (Y12SR), a relapse-prevention program that integrates yoga with the tools of 12-step programs. Myers says that addictive behaviors can disconnect and separate you—from yourself, your loved ones, and your environment. In Sanskrit yoga means "union" and the practice can help restore balance and wholeness, especially for those in recovery. Omega: What does resilience mean to you? More
Omega Institute Trauma Workers Need to Help Themselves, Too
Burnout. Compassion fatigue. Secondary traumatic stress. These are terms used to describe the emotional (and physical) drain experienced by many trauma workers. The symptoms can mimic those of post-traumatic stress: feeling numb, anxious, depressed, cynical, discouraged, or fatigued. Caregivers may also experience sleep issues from working too many hours or seeing too many patients. More
As the friendly little robot New Horizons flew through the Pluto-Charon system, people were talking about it. They still are. It's beautiful how much everyone seems to care. Mike Brown, the discoverer of Eris and the demoter of Pluto, was right the first time around: Pluto is a cultural planet. Regardless of what it may be scientifically, people care—and they love Pluto. The Internet memes are flying. "So you dumped me years ago. But now you're driving past my house real slow." People actually understand why that's funny. More
Omega Institute Passage Meditation 101
What: Passage meditation is the act of sitting quietly and reading out loud or mentally repeating a passage from a spiritual book or text. It has been historically practiced in numerous world religions, including Judaism, Islam, Christianity, and Buddhism.  More
Omega Institute Moving Through Grief by Ana Forrest
Holding on to anger, fear, or resentment can cause physical pain, but when we heal our emotional pain, our physical pain often subsides. The emotions need to be in motion in order for us to be healthy. We've got to move them and feel them and let them express themselves. More

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