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10/09/2015 to 10/11/2015
Sil Reynolds
Keeping Your Bond Strong Through the Pre-Teen Years (Ages 10–12)

Sil Reynolds and her 24-year-old daughter, Eliza Reynolds, lead mothers and their 10-to-12-year-old daughters in a weekend of initiation, communication, and celebration.

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
10/09/2015 to 10/11/2015

In the Shamanic world-view, we are all interconnected through time and space by a living, conscious web. This concept, understood as “oneness,” allows us to affect change regardless of our physical placement in time and geography.

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
10/09/2015 to 10/11/2015

Yoga of 12-Step Recovery (Y12SR), created by recovery specialist Nikki Myers, is a relapse prevention program that combines the principles of the 12-step program, the trauma healing methods of Somatic Experiencing, and the body-based approaches of

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
10/09/2015 to 10/11/2015
James Van Praagh
The Healing Practice of Mediumship

The soul’s eternal wisdom and knowledge is always accessible to each and every one of us. We just need to know how to connect with it and learn to tap into its subtle healing messages.

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
10/09/2015 to 10/11/2015
Asana as Metaphor

In Katonah Yoga, asana is seen as metaphor. How you move through a forward bend, for example, reflects how you move forward—or don’t—in your daily life.

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
10/09/2015 to 10/11/2015
Lynn Andrews
Celebrating Spirit at the Crossroads of Power

Ancient traditions understood that the crossroads is a place of great power, a place where decisions are made and acted upon.

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
10/11/2015 to 10/16/2015
Jump-Start Your Memoir

Dive into writing and discover your own rhythms, use your own language, and tell your own story, whether you are just keeping a journal or have a memoir in mind.

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
10/11/2015 to 10/16/2015
James Van Praagh
The Healing Practice of Mediumship

The soul’s eternal wisdom and knowledge is always accessible to each and every one of us. We just need to know how to connect with it and learn to tap into its subtle healing messages.

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
10/11/2015 to 10/16/2015
Jalalja Bonheim
Making Peace With Ourselves & Our World

Making peace with our ego, says Jalaja Bonheim, is our first step toward making peace in the world.

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
10/11/2015 to 10/16/2015
Healing & Empowerment

Shamanism teaches us to use the powers of nature to heal. In the ancient system of Reiki, we channel life force energy to heal and restore balance.

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY

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10/09/2015 to 10/11/2015

In the Shamanic world-view, we are all interconnected through time and space by a living, conscious web. This concept, understood as “oneness,” allows us to affect change regardless of our physical placement in time and geography.

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
10/09/2015 to 10/11/2015

Yoga of 12-Step Recovery (Y12SR), created by recovery specialist Nikki Myers, is a relapse prevention program that combines the principles of the 12-step program, the trauma healing methods of Somatic Experiencing, and the body-based approaches of

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
10/09/2015 to 10/11/2015
James Van Praagh
The Healing Practice of Mediumship

The soul’s eternal wisdom and knowledge is always accessible to each and every one of us. We just need to know how to connect with it and learn to tap into its subtle healing messages.

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
10/09/2015 to 10/11/2015
Asana as Metaphor

In Katonah Yoga, asana is seen as metaphor. How you move through a forward bend, for example, reflects how you move forward—or don’t—in your daily life.

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
10/09/2015 to 10/11/2015
Lynn Andrews
Celebrating Spirit at the Crossroads of Power

Ancient traditions understood that the crossroads is a place of great power, a place where decisions are made and acted upon.

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
10/11/2015 to 10/16/2015
Jump-Start Your Memoir

Dive into writing and discover your own rhythms, use your own language, and tell your own story, whether you are just keeping a journal or have a memoir in mind.

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
10/11/2015 to 10/16/2015
James Van Praagh
The Healing Practice of Mediumship

The soul’s eternal wisdom and knowledge is always accessible to each and every one of us. We just need to know how to connect with it and learn to tap into its subtle healing messages.

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
10/11/2015 to 10/16/2015
Jalalja Bonheim
Making Peace With Ourselves & Our World

Making peace with our ego, says Jalaja Bonheim, is our first step toward making peace in the world.

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
10/11/2015 to 10/16/2015
Healing & Empowerment

Shamanism teaches us to use the powers of nature to heal. In the ancient system of Reiki, we channel life force energy to heal and restore balance.

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
10/16/2015 to 10/18/2015
Kirsten Adelia Collins

Forrest Yoga Formula for Change provides clear and effective tools for embracing healthy and effective shifts in your life—such as working through the end of a relationship, or contemplating a new job.

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY

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Ram Dass, one of America’s most beloved spiritual teachers and cofounder of the Seva Foundation, an international organization dedicated to relieving suffering in the world. In this video, he reveals that the path to awareness cannot be sought after or looked for, but only through being conscious that we are not separate from one another. More
Omega cofounder Stephan Rechtschaffen shares why Ecstatic Chant has the communal power to elevate people to a place of positivity and presence by joining voices together to sing and chant the many names for God from around the globe.   Learn more about Stephan Rechtschaffen.   More
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 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

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Omega Institute The Open Secret by Elizabeth Lesser
Are You Hiding From True Happiness?
Open Secret Learn the alchemytrue human beings know.The moment you acceptwhat troubles you've been given,the door will open.—Rumi     Jelalluddin Rumi wrote poems so alive and clear that even today—eight centuries later—they shimmer with freshness. More
Omega Institute Soul to Soul in Life by Ram Dass
An Interview With Ram Dass, Part 1
Lois: Your book, Polishing the Mirror, reminds us to live from our spiritual heart, which is a regular ongoing practice. What is the most important thing that you are learning as you continue to "polish" your own "mirror"? Ram Dass: I’m learning about love. I’m learning that God is love. That all things—like trees and cars and everything—are made of love. And that I am made of love. That’s radiance. It’s insight. I’m learning how to identify with my soul rather than my ego. So the soul is just love, love, love. More
The Soul’s Place on Earth by Mark Nepo
Every day, the heart keeps beating and the lungs keep breathing. Likewise, the endless practice of bringing our soul into the world lets us keep unfolding. It’s a limitless journey of coming alive, which entails the messy, joyous, unfathomable drama of being human. More
Explore this month’s astrology and its celestial influence in your life with Eric Francis. Aries (March 20-April 19) More
Omega Institute Writers Can Change the World: An Interview With Erica Jong
An Interview with Erica Jong
Omega: How can writing help the future of feminism? More
Omega Institute Dancing Meditation 101
What it is: Dancing meditation helps you cultivate a sense of oneness as you focus on the music and rhythms of the dance. The practice can be quiet and meditative or ecstatic, rhythmic, and trance-inducing. Some forms of dancing meditation encourage you to interact with others, sing, or make noise as you dance.   More
Omega Institute What’s Your Greatest Spiritual Lesson? by Brian Weiss
Omega: What’s your greatest spiritual lesson so far and what advice do you have for those going through difficult times now? Brian: It gets back to that knowledge that we are not just the body or the brain. We are spiritual beings. We are always being reunited or reconnected. Our physical forms may change. You are like an actor on a stage at the end of a play; we go offstage, but then we come back. More
Omega Institute Raising a Digital Native
What the Research Says About Parenting in the Age of Technology
Richie Byrne is the warm-up comedian for The Dr. Oz Show. One of his funniest jokes is when he asks people to turn off their cell phones, “If you don't know how to turn off your phone, don’t worry, we have a 9-year-old standing by to help you.” Today's children have grown up surrounded by technology and they seem to understand how to work any device. They're called digital natives. More
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

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