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11/08/2014
Jack Kornfield
The Essence—for Meditators & Psychologists
Location:
New York, NY
01/31/2015 to 02/07/2015
Melissa Blacker
A Retreat in Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction
Location:
Costa Rica
02/22/2015 to 03/01/2015
A 7-Day Professional Training Retreat
Learn MBSR from cocreator Saki F. Santorelli and others in this 7-day professional training. More
Location:
San Jose, CA
04/15/2015 to 04/19/2015
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
04/24/2015 to 04/26/2015
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
11/08/2014
Jack Kornfield
The Essence—for Meditators & Psychologists
Location:
New York, NY
01/31/2015 to 02/07/2015
Melissa Blacker
A Retreat in Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction
Location:
Costa Rica
02/22/2015 to 03/01/2015
A 7-Day Professional Training Retreat
Learn MBSR from cocreator Saki F. Santorelli and others in this 7-day professional training. More
Location:
San Jose, CA
04/15/2015 to 04/19/2015
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
04/24/2015 to 04/26/2015
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
12/18/2013 to 12/16/2014
4-Part Video & Downloadable Audio Series
12/18/2013 to 12/16/2014
4-Part Video & Downloadable Audio Series
06/04/2014
Talk & Book Reading With Panache Desai
07/19/2014
Elizabeth Lesser, Panache Desai, and Brian Weiss discuss how, in these modern times, we can live a soulful life. More
09/26/2014 to 11/29/2014
Pema Chödrön
Pema Chödrön With Dale Asrael
Enjoy an online retreat with one of America's favorite Buddhist and meditation teachers, Pema Chodron, from the comfort of your own home. 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.    Explore more from Pema Chödrön   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
Contemporary thought leader Panache Desai reveals the importance of redefining what it means to be a human being by embracing and accepting everything about yourself in order to tap into your infinite potential. More

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Omega Institute How to Recognize & Deal With Emotional Triggers
The news. Family. Work. Stress. Life. Many things can trigger a response that knocks you out of being centered and calm and sends you tumbling into an unpleasant emotion like anger, jealousy, or even sadness. It doesn't matter how often you meditate or how long you can hold a headstand, we are all triggered by something, sometime. It's a part of life. The question is, are you able to recognize when you feel triggered and then access tools for working with these emotions? More
Omega Institute 3 Ways to Use Social Media to Feel More Connected
The digital age isn’t just about posting selfies or broadcasting your every thought. Since the launch of the first social network site, Friendster, in 2002, millions of people have logged onto social media to connect with others. Today, it’s one of the major ways we stay connected to the people we care about. More
Omega Institute What Can We Learn From Personality Tests?
It seems there is an online quiz to tell you anything about yourself these days. Which city should you live in? Which pet should you have? What color is your aura? More
Omega Institute Crossing the Abyss From the Mind to the Heart Jack Kornfield
A Daily Practice to Reconnect With Your Feelings
The “Jewel in the Lotus” is the translation of the universal compassion mantra “Om Mani Padme Hum.” While it has many meanings, one explanation of its symbolism is that compassion arises when the jewel of the mind rests in the lotus of the heart. The awakened mind has a diamond-like clarity. When this clear insight rests in the heart’s tender compassion, both dimensions of liberation are fulfilled. More
Omega Institute Chanting Meditation 101
What: Chanting meditation is a musical practice during which you sing or chant sacred mantras, phrases, and/or songs, often accompanied by live instruments. Some practices sing or chant in unison; others follow a call-and-response format. Types: Kirtan (in the yoga, Sikh, and Hindu traditions), Buddhist chanting, and Gregorian chant. More
Omega Institute Quiet Your Mind, Heal the World by Jack Kornfield
Make Your Life a Zone of Peace
In some form, the vision of the bodhisattva is celebrated in every culture. We revere the figures of Saint Francis and Kwan Yin, and we take public inspiration from the medical mission of Albert Schweitzer in Africa and Dorothy Day, the founder of the Catholic Worker Movement. More
Omega Institute Nature Meditation 101
What: During nature meditation, you focus on one or more of the following: the sights, sounds, smells, or even the taste or feel of nature. Although nature meditation is typically performed outdoors, there are also nature-themed guided visualizations you can do indoors. Types: There are a number of ways to meditate with nature, including a sunset meditation, labyrinth meditation, or tree meditation. You can also practice walking meditation and standing meditation outside, or while concentrating on a nature-based theme inside. More
Omega Institute Seeking Higher Self by Beryl Bender Birch
The Journey Within
Yoga is simple. It only takes a little attention, a little practice every day, and soon we realize we have developed a regular practice. We meditate for ten or fifteen minutes every morning; we do a regular asana practice. We use the breathing exercises or a yoga nidra recording to relax and calm the mind. More
Omega: In The Master Key, you wrote that “falling in love has more in common with spiritual illumination that we might think. The difference is that in one case, we awaken alone and in the other, we awaken in mutuality.” But you said that mutual awakening isn't easy. Why do our romantic relationships “feel like heaven in the beginning but then a voyage into hell”? What can we do to keep our relationships healthy and happy for the long term? More

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