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09/04/2015 to 09/07/2015
The Yoga of Voice

Join us for our 11th annual Ecstatic Chant retreat, one of the most popular events at Omega.

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
09/07/2015 to 09/08/2015
Krishna Das

This special Labor Day Ecstatic Chant takes place on Monday, September 7, from 2:30 p.m.

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
09/07/2015 to 09/11/2015
Jules Febre

Jivamukti Yoga® Immersion takes you deeper into the study of Jivamukti Yoga and its five tenets: nonviolence, devotion, meditation, scripture, and music.

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
09/08/2015
Krishna Das
Bringing Chanting Into the Practice of Living

Please call Omega at 877.944.2002 to register for this workshop.

Join Krishna Das for this one-day chanting retreat and devotional practice. This is a special opportunity to study with one of the foremost devotional singers in the world.

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
09/11/2015 to 09/18/2015
Adyashanti
A 7-Night Silent Retreat With Adyashanti

The call of retreat leads us away from the common path of the consensus reality of this confused world and attunes our spirit toward new vistas of unity and love.

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
09/18/2015 to 09/20/2015
Practical Techniques to Ignite Your Creativity

You are creative by nature, and your creative style is as unique as your DNA.

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
09/18/2015 to 09/20/2015
Rina Jakubowicz
The Basics & Beyond

Rina Jakubowicz, author of Choose Peace, invites you to join her for a joyful weekend learning the basics of yoga from the physical to the philosophy.

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
09/18/2015 to 09/20/2015
Daniel P. Barbezat

Supported by the efforts of the Center for Contemplative Mind in Society, faculty, staff, and administrators at colleges and universities nationwide are integrating contemplative practices into a wide variety of courses, programs, and services—fro

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
09/20/2015 to 09/25/2015
Carol Robin
An Open Dialogue of Discovery

Cosponsored by UWHA! 

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY

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09/04/2015 to 09/07/2015
The Yoga of Voice

Join us for our 11th annual Ecstatic Chant retreat, one of the most popular events at Omega.

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
09/07/2015 to 09/08/2015
Krishna Das

This special Labor Day Ecstatic Chant takes place on Monday, September 7, from 2:30 p.m.

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
09/07/2015 to 09/11/2015
Jules Febre

Jivamukti Yoga® Immersion takes you deeper into the study of Jivamukti Yoga and its five tenets: nonviolence, devotion, meditation, scripture, and music.

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
09/08/2015
Krishna Das
Bringing Chanting Into the Practice of Living

Please call Omega at 877.944.2002 to register for this workshop.

Join Krishna Das for this one-day chanting retreat and devotional practice. This is a special opportunity to study with one of the foremost devotional singers in the world.

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
09/11/2015 to 09/18/2015
Adyashanti
A 7-Night Silent Retreat With Adyashanti

The call of retreat leads us away from the common path of the consensus reality of this confused world and attunes our spirit toward new vistas of unity and love.

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
09/18/2015 to 09/20/2015
Practical Techniques to Ignite Your Creativity

You are creative by nature, and your creative style is as unique as your DNA.

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
09/18/2015 to 09/20/2015
Rina Jakubowicz
The Basics & Beyond

Rina Jakubowicz, author of Choose Peace, invites you to join her for a joyful weekend learning the basics of yoga from the physical to the philosophy.

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
09/18/2015 to 09/20/2015
Daniel P. Barbezat

Supported by the efforts of the Center for Contemplative Mind in Society, faculty, staff, and administrators at colleges and universities nationwide are integrating contemplative practices into a wide variety of courses, programs, and services—fro

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
09/20/2015 to 09/25/2015
Carol Robin
An Open Dialogue of Discovery

Cosponsored by UWHA! 

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY

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Vishal Vaid has trained in ghazal, a song form that means "to hold conversation with the divine". In this video, he reveals why performing at Ecstatic Chant feels like a rare opportunity to return to his childhood roots.   Learn more about Vishal Vaid.   More
The music of Miten and Deva Premal is an invitation into the nature of love, devotion, and consciousness. Their concerts and tantric workshops have touched the hearts of seekers across the world and their albums have topped New Age charts in Europe, Australia, and America. They employ ancient mantras, rich harmonies, and sensual rhythms in their music, exploring the essence of love, devotion, and consciousness. More
The International Council of Thirteen Indigenous Grandmothers, including women from the Arctic Circle; North, South, and Central America; Africa; and Asia, represents a global alliance of prayer, education, and healing. They are women of prayer and women of action who regularly travel the globe to bear witness to the wounds of people and of the earth. More
As a counselor and public speaker, as well as a facilitator of her Presence Through Movement workshops, Kim Eng has developed a body of teachings aimed at the transformation of consciousness through the integration of spirit, mind, and body. She sees our “God-nature” as living in and through the human body and teaches others to do the same. More
Ram Dass is a cofounder and board member of the Seva Foundation ("service," in Sanskrit), an international organization dedicated to relieving suffering in the world.   More
Ram Dass, author of the groundbreaking classic Be Here Now, is one of America’s most beloved spiritual teachers. In this video, he shares his thoughts on all of the exquisite choices we make in our lives from birth to death and in between.   More
Daniel Rechtschaffen, MA, a pioneer in the field of mindfulness and education, is creator of Mindful Children, an organization that leads trainings and implements mindfulness-based curriculum in collaboration with schools and organizations. In this video, he demonstrates how to practice heartfulness at every age and why it will help you stay connected to what you are feeling inside your heart. More
Thich Nhat Hanh is one of the most respected and recognized Zen masters in the world, as well as being a renowned poet, peace activist, and human rights advocate. Born in Vietnam, and serving as a Buddhist monk since the age of 16, he was one of the founders of the “engaged Buddhism” movement, choosing to lead a contemplative life while working outside the monastery, helping villagers suffering from the devastation of the Vietnam War. Learn more about Thich Nhat Hanh: http://www.eomega.org/workshops/teachers/thich-nhat-hanh More
Yoga teacher, Mark Whitwell reveals how yoga and spiritual practice bring an end to the experience of duality through the union of inhale with exhale, left with right, above with below, inside with outside. More
Creator of Little Flower Yoga, Jennifer Cohen Harper, MEd, reveals how to create an environment where kids can thrive while learning the practice of yoga in a safe, engaging, and supportive way. Learn more about Jennifer Cohen Harper: http://www.eomega.org/workshops/teachers/jennifer-cohen-harper More

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Omega Institute Take the Compliment Challenge
Research says it's good for you.
Abraham Lincoln said, “Everybody likes a compliment.” But when is the last time you offered a compliment to someone? We often express gratitude or thanks for a job well done, but when do we compliment people for who they really are? During the holiday season (or really at any time of year), compliments can be a great way to combat the stress or overwhelm you might experience.  What's the research say about compliments? It turns out, not surprisingly, that compliments are quite beneficial. More
Explore this month’s astrology and its celestial influence in your life with Eric Francis.   Aries (March 20-April 19) More
A Time of Reckoning
The Sun, Venus, and Pallas Athene have all entered Scorpio, joining up with slow-moving Saturn. Mercury is currently in Libra and will be joining the Scorpio grouping on November 8. More
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

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