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04/15/2015 to 04/19/2015
Claude AnShin Thomas
A Retreat for Veterans Living With Post-Traumatic Stress: Open to Veterans, Their Families & Friends
In this retreat exploring the Costs of War, Claude AnShin Thomas leads veterans in different meditations as a path to healing. More
Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
04/19/2015 to 05/15/2015
Sharon Gannon
The Jivamukti Yoga Teacher Training at Omega is facilitated in its entirety by Sharon Gannon and David Life, cocreators of Jivamukti Yoga. More
Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
04/24/2015 to 04/26/2015
Sil Reynolds
Keeping Your Bond Strong Through the Pre-Teen Years (Ages 10–12)
Sil Reynolds and Eliza Reynolds teach mothers and daughters (ages 10-12) new ways of being together in mutual respect and love. More
Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
04/24/2015 to 04/26/2015
Melissa Bowe
A Role-Playing Adventure for Grown-Ups
Imagine a world where heroes and villians engage in a never-ending battle. Now imagine yourself in this world--you have entered the Wayfinder Experience role-playing adventure for adults! More
Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
04/26/2015 to 05/01/2015
Connecting With Your Vibrant Self in Nature
Get inspired by nature and immerse yourself in a revitalizing 5-day Hiking Yoga intensive with Eric Kipp and Karen Kipp. More
Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
05/01/2015 to 05/03/2015
Matthew Daniell
Developing a Calm & Clear Mind
Matthew Daniell teaches Insight Meditation for Beginners, showing how the power of present moment awareness can touch and transform our hearts and minds. More
Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
05/01/2015 to 05/03/2015
Sil Reynolds
Keeping Your Bond Strong Through the Teen Years (Ages 13–15)
In Mothers & Daughters (ages 13-15), Sil and Eliza Reynolds teach you how to reinforce your already strong relationship or reconnect if it's been hard to find common ground. More
Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
05/01/2015 to 05/03/2015
Awakening the Heart of Joy
Awaken the heart of joy and celebrate spring with a weekend of inspiring musical prayer at Omega’s eighth annual Spring Ecstatic Chant. More
Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
05/01/2015 to 05/03/2015
In her Second Journey, Second Chance workshop, Joan Anderson shows you how to continue your journey and embrace what’s to come. More
Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
05/03/2015 to 10/16/2015
The Light Body School
The Light Body School program with Alberto Villoldo provides professional certification in shamanic energy medicine. More
Location:
Rhinebeck, NY

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04/15/2015 to 04/19/2015
Claude AnShin Thomas
A Retreat for Veterans Living With Post-Traumatic Stress: Open to Veterans, Their Families & Friends
In this retreat exploring the Costs of War, Claude AnShin Thomas leads veterans in different meditations as a path to healing. More
Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
04/19/2015 to 05/15/2015
Sharon Gannon
The Jivamukti Yoga Teacher Training at Omega is facilitated in its entirety by Sharon Gannon and David Life, cocreators of Jivamukti Yoga. More
Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
04/24/2015 to 04/26/2015
Sil Reynolds
Keeping Your Bond Strong Through the Pre-Teen Years (Ages 10–12)
Sil Reynolds and Eliza Reynolds teach mothers and daughters (ages 10-12) new ways of being together in mutual respect and love. More
Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
04/24/2015 to 04/26/2015
Melissa Bowe
A Role-Playing Adventure for Grown-Ups
Imagine a world where heroes and villians engage in a never-ending battle. Now imagine yourself in this world--you have entered the Wayfinder Experience role-playing adventure for adults! More
Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
04/26/2015 to 05/01/2015
Connecting With Your Vibrant Self in Nature
Get inspired by nature and immerse yourself in a revitalizing 5-day Hiking Yoga intensive with Eric Kipp and Karen Kipp. More
Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
05/01/2015 to 05/03/2015
Matthew Daniell
Developing a Calm & Clear Mind
Matthew Daniell teaches Insight Meditation for Beginners, showing how the power of present moment awareness can touch and transform our hearts and minds. More
Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
05/01/2015 to 05/03/2015
Sil Reynolds
Keeping Your Bond Strong Through the Teen Years (Ages 13–15)
In Mothers & Daughters (ages 13-15), Sil and Eliza Reynolds teach you how to reinforce your already strong relationship or reconnect if it's been hard to find common ground. More
Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
05/01/2015 to 05/03/2015
Awakening the Heart of Joy
Awaken the heart of joy and celebrate spring with a weekend of inspiring musical prayer at Omega’s eighth annual Spring Ecstatic Chant. More
Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
05/01/2015 to 05/03/2015
In her Second Journey, Second Chance workshop, Joan Anderson shows you how to continue your journey and embrace what’s to come. More
Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
05/03/2015 to 10/16/2015
The Light Body School
The Light Body School program with Alberto Villoldo provides professional certification in shamanic energy medicine. More
Location:
Rhinebeck, NY

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12/18/2013 to 08/13/2015
4-Part Video & Downloadable Audio Series
12/18/2013 to 08/13/2015
4-Part Video & Downloadable Audio Series
06/04/2014
Talk & Book Reading With Panache Desai
07/19/2014 to 04/30/2015
Elizabeth Lesser, Panache Desai, and Brian Weiss discuss how, in these modern times, we can live a soulful life. 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
A leading exponent of teachings on meditation and how they apply to everyday life, Pema Chödrön is widely known for her insightful, down-to-earth interpretation of Tibetan Buddhism for Western audiences. She describes how in the vastness of space we can understand that there is room for everything in life, including our pain and difficult emotions.    Join Pema Chödrön online for Touching the Present, May 29–31.   More
A leading exponent of teachings on meditation and how they apply to everyday life, Pema Chödrön is widely known for her insightful, down-to-earth interpretation of Tibetan Buddhism for Western audiences. With her endearing humor and wit, she explains how working with your mind instead of trying to change outer circumstances will lead to a much more pleasant experience of life. More
Energy healer Deborah King guides you on a journey to activate and clear your chakras. Get in touch with your higher self and awaken your power to heal yourself and others. More
Working with some of the top stars in Hollywood, psychotherapists Barry Michels and Phil Stutz, coauthors of The Tools, have helped thousands of patients live fuller, more passionate and creative lives.     More
Adyashanti, a dynamic and inspiring spiritual teacher, reveals how a realization of oneness involves letting go of our identification with our ego.   Explore more from Adyashanti   More
Yoga Service Council cofounder and editor-in-chief of the International Journal of Yoga Therapy, Kelly McGonigal, PhD, discusses best practices for securing funding to support research of alternative practices like yoga and meditation through hospitals and other organizations at the Yoga Service Council conference at Omega Institute. Explore more from Kelly McGonigal   More
Daniel Rechtschaffen, founding director of the Mindful Education Institute, shares the practice of heartfulness and explains how it may help children feel happier and less stressed.   Daniel is teaching Mindfulness in Education Teacher Training at Omega July 26–31, 2015. Learn more about Daniel Rechtschaffen   More
Alternative medicine pioneer Deepak Chopra describes how divine consciousness is everywhere and each individual thing is part of the whole.   Learn more about Deepak Chopra More

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Planting Seeds of Well-Being
The days have been getting longer, more light hinting of spring's approach until it’s 7:00 p.m. and still light out. The nose detects spring, often before the eyes. Even with snow still on the ground it’s possible to smell the shift happening. The scent is watery, plantish, earthy. Some days you can even feel spring in the depths of your being, a subtle nostalgia or déjà vu. We’ve been here before, in this time between seasons.  More
We are now in the phase between eclipses. There was a total eclipse of the Sun in the last degree of Pisces on Friday, March 20. We are now approaching the corresponding total eclipse of the Moon in Libra on Saturday, April 4. More
Explore this month’s astrology and its celestial influence in your life with Eric Francis. Aries (March 20-April 19)  More
Omega Institute Stop Second-Guessing Yourself: An Interview With Byron Katie, Part 1
An Interview With Byron Katie, Part 1
Omega: How is The Work, or the process of inquiry, different from doubting or second-guessing? Byron: As different as day from night. Doubting or second-guessing comes from a lack of self-confidence and leads to confusion, which is only suffering. Inquiry leads to the end of suffering. It always leaves you as a kinder human being. More
Omega Institute Loving Without Exception: An Interview With Byron Katie, Part 2
An Interview With Byron Katie, Part 2
Omega: Your experience of “waking up to reality” was very dramatic. Such experiences won’t happen to most people, so how can the rest of us awaken? Byron: Thought by thought. People think that they need to get “enlightened” in order to be free, and nobody knows what enlightenment is. Yes, it’s in the sacred texts, and yes, this guru or that lama says he has attained it, but that’s just a concept; it’s the story of a past. More
Omega Institute Living Jivamukti Yoga
An Interview With Sharon Gannon and David Life
Omega: You met as artists in New York City in the early 1980s. How did studying and teaching yoga transform your life at that time? Sharon: Yoga informed our life. It provided us something to do together, which was creative, the ultimate creative adventure: self-realization. David: My life transformed into being mainly interested in yoga, yogis, and yoga philosophy—consequently my interest in other things diminished. But most other things that could attract my interest seemed to pale in comparison to the immensity of yoga. More
Omega Institute Find Greater Health in Unexpected Ways
A beautiful sunrise that suffuses you with peace. A painting that inspires you and moves you to create your own art. The clear night sky whose expanse of stars makes you feel insignificant and significant at the same time. While it may be difficult to put these experiences into words, there are times when you feel a connection happening inside. It’s as if seemingly separate parts of yourself come together, or everything between you and the rest of the world dissolves, and suddenly you feel acutely alive. More
Omega Institute Experience a State of Oneness by Alberto Villoldo
Years ago I was amazed to learn that 90 percent of the human body consists of bacteria that are alien to us. Only the remaining 10 percent of the body is made up of our own DNA. So does this mean that “I” am only that 10 percent? No. I am the energy field that organizes this amazing living colony that has a sense of self, of "I-ness." The 100 trillion cells of my colony are kept humming in harmony and balance by the Luminous Energy Field (LEF), operating through my brain and nervous system. More
Omega Institute Sound Meditation 101
What: Sound meditation uses pleasant, nonvocal sound as the object of concentration. The sound can come from a variety of objects, including chimes, cymbals, metal or crystal bowls, shamanic drums, or a gong. Types: Tibetan singing bowl meditation, crystal bowl meditation, or gong meditation in the Kundalini Yoga tradition. There is also the related practice of chanting meditation. More
Omega Institute Can Past Lives Help Heal Current Relationships? by Brian Weiss
Omega: How can past-life regression help heal and strengthen present-day relationships? Brian: We come in again and again with the same souls. So, your grandmother may come back as your grandson, and you might recognize her. When we experience love at first sight, we've been connected with that person in past lives. The memories from these other lives can still be fresh in many ways. When we remember and release, it helps to heal that current relationship.  More

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