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01/09/2016 to 01/16/2016
Joan Halifax Roshi

This week at Omega Costa Rica, you can explore a contemporary approach to Buddhism or prepare for the next exciting stage of life.

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Costa Rica
01/16/2016 to 01/23/2016

In week 2, you can learn to rest in stillness, discover your true self through writing, or experience spiritual memoir as a healing path.

Location:
Costa Rica
01/23/2016 to 01/30/2016
John Perkins

This week, you can experience a revolution of consciousness, explore relationship as a spiritual practice, or tap into your unconscious to free the writer within.

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Costa Rica
01/30/2016 to 02/06/2016
Mark A. Hyman

In week 4, you can learn to achieve optimal health and wellness, unlock your erotic intelligence, or find ways to become more resilient.

Location:
Costa Rica
02/06/2016 to 02/13/2016
Melissa Myozen Blacker
A Retreat in Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction

February 6–13, 2016

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Costa Rica

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01/16/2016 to 01/23/2016

In week 2, you can learn to rest in stillness, discover your true self through writing, or experience spiritual memoir as a healing path.

Location:
Costa Rica
01/23/2016 to 01/30/2016
John Perkins

This week, you can experience a revolution of consciousness, explore relationship as a spiritual practice, or tap into your unconscious to free the writer within.

Location:
Costa Rica
01/30/2016 to 02/06/2016
Mark A. Hyman

In week 4, you can learn to achieve optimal health and wellness, unlock your erotic intelligence, or find ways to become more resilient.

Location:
Costa Rica
02/06/2016 to 02/13/2016
Melissa Myozen Blacker
A Retreat in Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction

February 6–13, 2016

Location:
Costa Rica

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A pioneer in the field of mindfulness and education, Daniel Rechtschaffen, MA, discusses meditation, the ancient science of breath, mind, heart and body. Learn more about Daniel Rechtschaffen: http://eomega.org/omega/faculty/viewProfile/b670b2dad07ccd8f9825ee88085ba8c3/ More
Sierra Bender is an internationally acclaimed women’s advocate, founder of the Boot Camp for Goddesses®. She reveals a new way for women to understand their power by reconnecting to their spiritual, mental, emotional, and physical needs. Explore more from Sierra Bender   More
The founder of Amrit Yoga Institute and Ayurveda Wellness Center and an internationally recognized authority on yoga and holistic living, Yogi Amrit Desai is widely acknowledged for carrying the authentic voice of yoga throughout the world. In this video, he explains the meaning of the meditation and relaxation technique, yoga nidra. Learn more about Yogi Amrit Desai: eomega.org/omega/faculty/viewProfile/d522ba946a32123598a50e344eef2599/ More
Cofounder and director of Golden Bridge Yoga, Gurmukh Kaur Khalsa explores what it means to be a woman who lives and leads with grace and strength in her workshop, The Radiant Power of Women. Explore more from Gurmukh Kaur Khalsa   More
Zindel Segal, PhD, the Cameron Wilson Chair in Depression Studies, says that depression is not a sign of weakness or failure. Therapy is an important resource for wellness and health that seeks to reverse engineer any feelings of isolation that many people experience in modern-day society. Learn more about Zindel Segal: http://eomega.org/omega/faculty/viewProfile/be5e5298711778ecc0fa5c9dd78c4496/ More
Zindel Segal, PhD, is the Cameron Wilson Chair in Depression Studies, Head of the Mood and Anxiety Disorders Program, and a professor in the department of psychiatry at the University of Toronto. He is also Head of the Cognitive Behaviour Therapy Unit at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health and a pioneer in the use of mindfulness meditation in the area of mood disorders. Learn more about Zindel Segal: http://eomega.org/omega/faculty/viewProfile/be5e5298711778ecc0fa5c9dd78c4496/ More
Internationally known yoga teacher and spiritual activist, Seane Corn encourages you to practice the ideals of yoga--integration, union, and love--by listening to your heart, being mindful of the choices you make with your money and your voice in order to create a more peaceful community for everyone.   Explore more from Seane Corn   More
Internationally known yoga teacher and spiritual activist, Seane Corn reveals the true purpose of leadership is taking responsibilities for your actions, practicing forgiveness, developing self-confidence, honing your intuition and making the conscious choice to step forward in support of others moving towards a vision of peace. Learn more about Seane Corn: http://eomega.org/omega/faculty/viewProfile/9de0623b2882e4cc261844fd6588082b/ More
Internationally known vinyasa flow yoga teacher and spiritual activist, Seane Corn shares her belief that we are all connected and interdependent. The way to co-create and evolve in our lives may mean that what we are most afraid of may happen in order to become our greatest healing. Explore more from Seane Corn     More
Spiritual life counselor, Iyanla Vanzant reveals that the root of all suffering and craziness comes from the human desire to stay separated from your divine source rather than accepting how deeply connected you are to everyone else. Learn more about Iyanla Vanzant: http://www.eomega.org/omega/faculty/viewProfile/a71edaf67245af7d35051ff29d36eae2/ More

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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
Omega Institute Mindfulness for Everyone
Once relegated to discussions in health food stores or New Age bookstores, today mindfulness is being talked about almost everywhere and by almost everyone. Mindfulness—the practice of bringing nonjudgmental attention to the present moment—can be practiced formally in meditation and informally in life by bringing attention to whatever you're doing as you do it. More
Omega Institute A Mindful Approach to Therapy
Mindfulness is a popular technique for dealing with everyday stress. It is also becoming a more widely used tool in therapy as research begins to accumulate indicating mindfulness can be as effective as medicine in some cases.  Mindfulness meditation teacher Jon Kabat-Zinn defines mindfulness as paying attention in a particular way—on purpose, in the present moment, and without judgment. More
Omega Institute Connect With Nature to Connect With Yourself
3 Easy Outdoor Meditations
On many levels we are meant to be in touch with earth and the Earth. Doing so is good for us mentally, physically, and spiritually. More
Astrological events love to come in clusters. Watching the sky for a while, you can get the feeling you do when you’re waiting for a city bus: Why can’t they spread out and come every 15 minutes instead of four buses showing up at the same time? More

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