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08/28/2015 to 08/30/2015
Barbara Marx Hubbard
Interior Purpose & Social Engagement

While traditionally our society has not valued the vital gifts of elders, many older people are involved in a movement that is radically changing this.

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
08/28/2015 to 08/30/2015
Mandy Ingber
Learn to Love Your Body Now

“Having the body you want begins with loving the body you have,” says celebrity fitness instructor, Mandy Ingber, author of the New York Times best-selling book, Yogalosophy®: 28 Days to the Ultimate Mind-Body Makeover.

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
08/28/2015 to 08/30/2015
Tony Horton

Fitness is a lifestyle. Much more than just going to the gym or sitting on a stationary bike, fitness is a mindset that encourages healthy habits over bad food or too much idle time on the couch.

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
08/28/2015 to 08/30/2015
Lucia Rose Horan
Moving Meditation

This workshop has been cancelled.

“5Rhythms® transcends dance. The movement is the medicine, the meditation, and the metaphor. Together we peel back layers, lay masks down, and dance until we disappear,” said Gabrielle Roth, creator of 5Rhythms.

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
08/30/2015 to 09/01/2015
Nawang Khechog

One of the great marvels of being human is that we can choose to nurture and cultivate kindness, compassion, and love.

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
08/30/2015 to 09/04/2015
richard brown
Level Two

The 13th-century Sufi mystic and poet Jalaluddin Rumi found that by manipulating certain behavioral aspects of his physiology—eating lightly, breathing deeply, moving freely, and gazing raptly—he was capable of achievin

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
08/30/2015 to 09/04/2015
Dan Welden
Creating Monoprints With a Master Printmaker

Monoprinting is one of the most unpredictable and exciting forms of art.

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
08/30/2015 to 09/04/2015
Janine Driver
Master Class Certification

Creating relationships, establishing trust, and building rapport are essential elements of the human experience.

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
08/30/2015 to 09/04/2015
Biff Mithoefer
A Teacher Training

Yin Yoga uses long-held postures that support us in accessing the deeper, more yin parts of ourselves.

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
09/01/2015 to 09/03/2015
Nawang Khechog

Nawang Khechog was ordained a Tibetan Buddhist monk at age 13, and later became a hermit meditator personally sponsored and guided by His Holiness the Dalai Lama.

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY

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08/28/2015 to 08/30/2015
Barbara Marx Hubbard
Interior Purpose & Social Engagement

While traditionally our society has not valued the vital gifts of elders, many older people are involved in a movement that is radically changing this.

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
08/28/2015 to 08/30/2015
Mandy Ingber
Learn to Love Your Body Now

“Having the body you want begins with loving the body you have,” says celebrity fitness instructor, Mandy Ingber, author of the New York Times best-selling book, Yogalosophy®: 28 Days to the Ultimate Mind-Body Makeover.

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
08/28/2015 to 08/30/2015
Tony Horton

Fitness is a lifestyle. Much more than just going to the gym or sitting on a stationary bike, fitness is a mindset that encourages healthy habits over bad food or too much idle time on the couch.

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
08/28/2015 to 08/30/2015
Lucia Rose Horan
Moving Meditation

This workshop has been cancelled.

“5Rhythms® transcends dance. The movement is the medicine, the meditation, and the metaphor. Together we peel back layers, lay masks down, and dance until we disappear,” said Gabrielle Roth, creator of 5Rhythms.

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
08/30/2015 to 09/01/2015
Nawang Khechog

One of the great marvels of being human is that we can choose to nurture and cultivate kindness, compassion, and love.

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
08/30/2015 to 09/04/2015
richard brown
Level Two

The 13th-century Sufi mystic and poet Jalaluddin Rumi found that by manipulating certain behavioral aspects of his physiology—eating lightly, breathing deeply, moving freely, and gazing raptly—he was capable of achievin

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
08/30/2015 to 09/04/2015
Dan Welden
Creating Monoprints With a Master Printmaker

Monoprinting is one of the most unpredictable and exciting forms of art.

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
08/30/2015 to 09/04/2015
Janine Driver
Master Class Certification

Creating relationships, establishing trust, and building rapport are essential elements of the human experience.

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
08/30/2015 to 09/04/2015
Biff Mithoefer
A Teacher Training

Yin Yoga uses long-held postures that support us in accessing the deeper, more yin parts of ourselves.

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
09/01/2015 to 09/03/2015
Nawang Khechog

Nawang Khechog was ordained a Tibetan Buddhist monk at age 13, and later became a hermit meditator personally sponsored and guided by His Holiness the Dalai Lama.

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY

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Sean Johnson & The Wild Lotus Band are known for their high energy, uplifting, kirtan sound, merging mantras, rock, funk, and world grooves steeped in their New Orleans roots. They inspire people to sing, dance, and joyfully celebrate in this performance of the song "Unity (Lokah Samastah Sukhino Bhavantu)." See Sean Johnson & The Wild Lotus Band perform at the Being Yoga Conference Retreat. More
Daniel Rechtschaffen discusses bringing mindfulness practices to public schools and how to teach children to focus their attention.   Join Daniel Rechtschaffen and other experts at the Mindfulness & Education Conference, July 31–August 2. Explore more from Daniel Rechtschaffen.   More
Grammy Award-nominee Krishna Das talks about how we perpetuate the illusion of separateness and how we can return to oneness.   Explore more about Krishna Das   More
Gregg Braden talks about how we can marry the best of science and the best of spirituality into a greater wisdom that helps us to remember that we're a family, that we love one another, that we need one another, and that we're empowered in ways that we're only beginning to understand. Explore more with Gregg Braden.   More
Leslie Salmon Jones, creator of Afro Flow Yoga™, is a professional dancer, certified holistic personal trainer, wellness coach, and yoga instructor. In this video, she demonstrates an easy morning exercise routine you can do anywhere at any time. More
Roger Jahnke, OMD, is a doctor of Chinese medicine with more than 25 years of clinical experience. He is a respected researcher, one of the nation’s most revered tai chi and qigong teachers, and a spokesperson on mind-body practice and energetics, energy medicine, wellness, and medical cost reduction. In this video, he demonstrates a simple, health-inducing, breathing exercise you can do anywhere at any time.   Explore more from Roger Jahnke   More
Omega Institute Pema Chödrön: Non-Meditation
How can non-meditation train our minds and connect us with reality? Pema Chödrön, widely known for her insightful, down-to-earth interpretation of Tibetan Buddhism for Western audiences, explains how to return the mind to its natural state of open awareness.   Join Pema Chödrön online for Touching the Present, May 29–31. Explore more from Pema Chödrön       More
Ram Dass, one of America’s most beloved spiritual teachers and cofounder of the Seva Foundation, an international organization dedicated to relieving suffering in the world. In this video, he reveals that the path to awareness cannot be sought after or looked for, but only through being conscious that we are not separate from one another. More
Omega cofounder Stephan Rechtschaffen shares why Ecstatic Chant has the communal power to elevate people to a place of positivity and presence by joining voices together to sing and chant the many names for God from around the globe.   Learn more about Stephan Rechtschaffen.   More

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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
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
The Soul’s Place on Earth by Mark Nepo
Every day, the heart keeps beating and the lungs keep breathing. Likewise, the endless practice of bringing our soul into the world lets us keep unfolding. It’s a limitless journey of coming alive, which entails the messy, joyous, unfathomable drama of being human. 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

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