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02/28/2016 to 03/06/2016
Saki F. Santorelli
A 7-Day Professional Training Retreat

Please call Omega at 877.944.2002 to register for this workshop.

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

Location:
Mount Madonna, CA
05/01/2016 to 05/27/2016
Sharon Gannon

Jivamukti Yoga®, developed by Sharon Gannon and David Life, offers the contemporary yogi a creative approach to living and being in the world today.

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
05/06/2016 to 05/08/2016
Sil Reynolds
Keep Your Bond Strong Through the Teen Years (Ages 13-15)

Join a vibrant community of mothers and daughters, and take time to slow down, nourish your relationship, and have some fun.

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
05/06/2016 to 05/08/2016

Are you ready to change the world and illuminate countless beings with your awakening?

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
05/08/2016 to 05/13/2016
Sharon Landrith
A 5-Day Silent Retreat

Silence is the basis and the background of everything—and we are an expression of this primordial silence and stillness.

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
05/13/2016 to 05/15/2016
Awakening the Heart of Joy

Celebrate spring with a weekend of inspiring musical prayer.

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
05/13/2016 to 05/15/2016
Matthew Sanford
Supporting Practice & Building Community

Please call Omega at 877.944.2002 to register for this workshop.

How can we adapt our yoga—in and out of the studio—to meet the needs of individual students, no matter who they are or what their circumstances may be?

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
05/13/2016
Mary Lynn Fitton

Please call Omega at 877.944.2002 to register for this workshop.

Join executive director Lisa Pedersen and program director Mary Lynn Fitton of the Art of Yoga Project, along with Yoga Service Council board member Bob Altman, as we explore ways to form and sustainably run a yoga service organization.

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
05/13/2016
How to Use the Chakras as a Path to Well-Being

Please call Omega at 877.944.2002 to register for this workshop.

The chakras are an effective way to chart a course through life by defining key relationships that have to be resolved on the path to spiritual maturity.

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
05/13/2016
Danielle Rousseau
Methodologies for Clinicians & Social Service Providers

Please call Omega at 877.944.2002 to register for this workshop.

How do trauma-informed yoga and mindfulness practices fit into clinical settings?

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY

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02/28/2016 to 03/06/2016
Saki F. Santorelli
A 7-Day Professional Training Retreat

Please call Omega at 877.944.2002 to register for this workshop.

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

Location:
Mount Madonna, CA
05/01/2016 to 05/27/2016
Sharon Gannon

Jivamukti Yoga®, developed by Sharon Gannon and David Life, offers the contemporary yogi a creative approach to living and being in the world today.

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
05/06/2016 to 05/08/2016
Sil Reynolds
Keep Your Bond Strong Through the Teen Years (Ages 13-15)

Join a vibrant community of mothers and daughters, and take time to slow down, nourish your relationship, and have some fun.

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
05/06/2016 to 05/08/2016

Are you ready to change the world and illuminate countless beings with your awakening?

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
05/08/2016 to 05/13/2016
Sharon Landrith
A 5-Day Silent Retreat

Silence is the basis and the background of everything—and we are an expression of this primordial silence and stillness.

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
05/13/2016 to 05/15/2016
Awakening the Heart of Joy

Celebrate spring with a weekend of inspiring musical prayer.

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
05/13/2016 to 05/15/2016
Matthew Sanford
Supporting Practice & Building Community

Please call Omega at 877.944.2002 to register for this workshop.

How can we adapt our yoga—in and out of the studio—to meet the needs of individual students, no matter who they are or what their circumstances may be?

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
05/13/2016
Mary Lynn Fitton

Please call Omega at 877.944.2002 to register for this workshop.

Join executive director Lisa Pedersen and program director Mary Lynn Fitton of the Art of Yoga Project, along with Yoga Service Council board member Bob Altman, as we explore ways to form and sustainably run a yoga service organization.

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
05/13/2016
How to Use the Chakras as a Path to Well-Being

Please call Omega at 877.944.2002 to register for this workshop.

The chakras are an effective way to chart a course through life by defining key relationships that have to be resolved on the path to spiritual maturity.

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
05/13/2016
Danielle Rousseau
Methodologies for Clinicians & Social Service Providers

Please call Omega at 877.944.2002 to register for this workshop.

How do trauma-informed yoga and mindfulness practices fit into clinical settings?

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY

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06/04/2014 to 06/30/2016
Talk & Book Reading With Panache Desai

Change the energy that surrounds you, find the harmony that comes with self-acceptance, and discover your life’s purpose in Panache Desai's new book, Discovering Your Soul Signature: A

07/19/2014 to 06/30/2016

What would your life look like if your soul were in charge? What would change if you lived a life guided by your soul?

02/25/2015 to 06/30/2016

What happens when three soulful teachers get together to talk about our experience as humans, the nature of the soul, and what we are here to learn?

05/05/2015 to 06/30/2016

Mindfulness has entered the mainstream. Hear from three leading mindfulness teachers and researchers who are helping to bring this revolution to schools and other unexpected places, like the military and prisons.

06/30/2015 to 06/30/2016

Conflict is a part of modern life—at home, at work, and in the world. In this 1-hour Unscripted Teacher Talk, you'll hear various perspectives to help you understand why disagreement is inevitable and how we might successfully move beyond it. 

08/03/2015 to 06/30/2016
The Story of the Holistic Life Foundation

Barry Boyce, editor-in-chief of Mindful magazine, talks with the founders of the Holistic Life Foundation in this Omega Unscripted Teacher Talk.

08/23/2015 to 06/30/2016

Spiritual teacher James Van Praagh sits down with Omega cofounder Elizabeth Lesser for a conversation about Omega's history and future, having a daily spiritual practice, forming deep connections with ourselves and others, and choosing to love.

09/25/2015 to 06/30/2016
Practical Ways to Pursue Joy

Pursuing happiness is a great American pastime. But despite our efforts, happiness often seems elusive. In this Omega Unscripted conversation, four teachers share their unique take on happiness.

12/07/2015 to 06/30/2016

When you undertake a yoga practice, there is a lot to learn. As time goes by, your practice deepens and the lessons become more subtle. What can you expect if you continue your practice for decades?

How do you offer yoga, skillfully and with compassion, while still caring for yourself?   Jennifer Cohen Harper, vice president of the Yoga Service Council, offers a glimpse into some of what you'll discover at the 5th annual Yoga Service Conference, May 13-15.   More
Looking for an adventure that will nourish you long after you return home?   Dive into a unique learning vacation at Omega's winter home in Blue Spirit Costa Rica: January 9–February 13, 2016.   More
Holistic Life Foundation cofounder Andres Gonzalez explains the importance of perspective and how a sense of interconnectedness can be fostered in youth in unique and healthy ways. Watch the full Omega Unscripted talk: Teaching Yoga & Mindfulness to Youth   Learn more about the Holistic Life Foundation   More
If you could actually see what you do with your mind, and see its effect on your life, what would that look like? Watch as Pema Chödrön shares a fitting image.   Learn more about Pema Chödrön   Pema Chödrön is also teaching The Way to Freedom, May 20-22.     More
What is at the root of infinite healing? Eben Alexander, New York Times best-selling author of Proof of Heaven, explains.   Join Eben Alexander for his 2016 Omega workshop, Free Will Is Our Destiny, 8/26-8/28.     More
Every day you see, hear, and experience new things. But can old dogs learn new tricks? Pema Chödrön has the answer.   Learn more about Pema Chödrön   Pema Chödrön is also teaching the Online Retreat: Making Friends With Your Mind, October 2-4.     More
What’s next for HLF? Watch Holistic Life Foundation cofounder Ali Smith talk about the approaches and plans to help train youth to bring mindfulness, yoga, and leadership skills to their own communities. More
Looking for a quick chant experience? Watch this short clip of Grammy Award-nominee Krishna Das and his kirtan band.   Join Krishna Das and Friends for Fall Chant, September 4-7   Explore more about Krishna Das   More
The Holistic Life Foundation was founded in 2001 by brothers Ali Smith and Atman Smith and Andres Gonzalez. The three met at college then moved back to the West Baltimore neighborhood where the Smith brothers grew up, and where they have since offered yoga and mindfulness programs to almost 6,500 young people and 1,500 adults.   More

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Omega Institute What Death Can Teach Us About Living: An Interview With Anita Moorjani
An Interview With Anita Moorjani
Omega: You have described your near-death experience as a “realm of clarity and expansiveness.” Can you tell us what it was like? Anita: I felt total clarity and a sense of awakening. It was as if everything I believed and bought into about myself disappeared. It didn't matter how many degrees I had, or what my race, religion, or cultural background were—it all disappeared. There was no need for labels. More
Omega Institute Move Your Mind in 15 Minutes by Tony Horton
A Meditation With Tony Horton
I have a 15-minute meditation that I break up into five-minute chunks and do at a lot at my seminars. I did it at Omega, and it was really interesting to see the responses from everybody, from “Oh my, that’s so weird and so scary," and "This stuff is foreign to me,” to people who said it resonated deep in their soul. The first five minutes is just sitting quietly in a seated position, maybe on a yoga block or a folded up blanket, and doing a standard meditation of breathing, without making it too complicated. More
Explore this month’s astrology and its celestial influence in your life with Eric Francis. Aries (March 20-April 19) More
And it's been so long, I can't remember whenI've been to Canaan and I want to go back againBeen so long, I'm living till then'Cause I've been to Canaan and I won't rest until I go back again—Carole King More
Omega Institute Women: See Yourself as Leaders: An Interview With Bonnie St. John, Part 2
An Interview With Bonnie St. John, Part 2
Omega: When you think about the women you interviewed for your book How Great Women Lead, written with your daughter Darcy Deane, do you see any one trait, characteristic, or belief they all have in common? More
An Interview With Sharon Salzberg
In this interview by Elizabeth Lesser, Sharon Salzberg urges us to live from love and take care of one another. Elizabeth: You are often called one of America’s leading spiritual teachers. What does it mean to you to be a spiritual teacher? More
Omega Institute Thinking Outside of the "Man Box": An Interview With Tony Porter
An Interview With Tony Porter
Omega: What exactly is a “man box” and how does it serve, as well as inhibit, manhood?  Tony: The “man box” is how men have been collectively socialized to understand what it means to be a man. It doesn’t mean that all men respond in the same way to this collective socialization but it does mean that all men have an understanding of this socialization. More
Omega Institute 7 Ways to Optimize Your Potential From Leonardo da Vinci: An Interview With Michael J. Gelb
An Interview With Michael J. Gelb
Omega: What is your definition of a personal or professional Renaissance? Michael: We are all born with the capacity for genius. Every healthy child displays boundless energy, wild imagination, and delightful creativity. But then we go to school and get de-geniused. Renaissance means “rebirth.” I’m devoted to helping my students experience a rebirth or Renaissance of their original energy, imagination, and creativity.  More
Omega Institute Nurturing Self & Activism: An Interview With angel Kyodo williams
An Interview With angel Kyodo williams
Omega: How do you see self-care as a particularly radical act of freedom and healing? How can meeting our individual needs bring us closer to being able to meet the needs of the many? More
Omega Institute 4 Signs You're Ready to Be a Coach
Life coaching is one of the fastest-growing industries in the world. More than 47,000 professional coaches now work worldwide, according to The International Coach Federation. More

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