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08/02/2015 to 08/07/2015
For kids ages 10–16

This workshop is part of Family Week. Learn more.

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
08/02/2015 to 08/07/2015
Leslie Salmon Jones

This workshop is part of Family Week. Learn more.

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
08/02/2015 to 08/07/2015
For kids ages 8–14

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Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
08/02/2015 to 08/07/2015
Maggie Wheeler
Harmony, Joy & Healing Through Song

This workshop is part of Family Week. Learn more.

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
08/02/2015 to 08/07/2015
Melissa Bowe
A Role-Playing Adventure for Teens Ages 12–17

This workshop is sold out. Please call Omega registration to be placed on a waiting list 877.944.2002.

This workshop is part of Family Week. Learn more.

For teens ages 12–17.

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
08/02/2015 to 08/07/2015
Dani Shapiro
A Workshop in Fiction & Memoir

This workshop is part of Family Week. Learn more.

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
08/07/2015 to 08/09/2015
Where Joy & Fun Meet Deep & Sacred

Let Your Yoga Dance® is a yoga chakra dancing fusion that combines yoga, the chakras, and user-friendly dance designed to rejuvenate and revitalize your body, mind, and spirit.

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
08/07/2015 to 08/09/2015
Ann Kristin Lindsay
A Wild Weekend Adventure

Spend an exciting weekend exploring the lively, transparent medium of watercolor, even if you have never picked up a paintbrush before.

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
08/07/2015 to 08/09/2015
Melissa Bowe

In this follow-up, advanced workshop for young adults, intrepid adventurers can take the Wayfinder Experience one step further and learn powerful strategies to be heart-centered warriors, healers, and magic users in everyday life.

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
08/09/2015 to 08/14/2015
Ann Kristin Lindsay
The Spirit of Adventure

Our yearning to connect with the world and express its beauty is natural and vital. Painting watercolor landscapes offers us a way to experience that connection.

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY

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08/02/2015 to 08/07/2015
For kids ages 10–16

This workshop is part of Family Week. Learn more.

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
08/02/2015 to 08/07/2015
Leslie Salmon Jones

This workshop is part of Family Week. Learn more.

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
08/02/2015 to 08/07/2015
For kids ages 8–14

This workshop is part of Family Week. Learn more.

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
08/02/2015 to 08/07/2015
Maggie Wheeler
Harmony, Joy & Healing Through Song

This workshop is part of Family Week. Learn more.

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
08/02/2015 to 08/07/2015
Melissa Bowe
A Role-Playing Adventure for Teens Ages 12–17

This workshop is sold out. Please call Omega registration to be placed on a waiting list 877.944.2002.

This workshop is part of Family Week. Learn more.

For teens ages 12–17.

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
08/02/2015 to 08/07/2015
Dani Shapiro
A Workshop in Fiction & Memoir

This workshop is part of Family Week. Learn more.

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
08/07/2015 to 08/09/2015
Where Joy & Fun Meet Deep & Sacred

Let Your Yoga Dance® is a yoga chakra dancing fusion that combines yoga, the chakras, and user-friendly dance designed to rejuvenate and revitalize your body, mind, and spirit.

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
08/07/2015 to 08/09/2015
Ann Kristin Lindsay
A Wild Weekend Adventure

Spend an exciting weekend exploring the lively, transparent medium of watercolor, even if you have never picked up a paintbrush before.

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
08/07/2015 to 08/09/2015
Melissa Bowe

In this follow-up, advanced workshop for young adults, intrepid adventurers can take the Wayfinder Experience one step further and learn powerful strategies to be heart-centered warriors, healers, and magic users in everyday life.

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
08/09/2015 to 08/14/2015
Ann Kristin Lindsay
The Spirit of Adventure

Our yearning to connect with the world and express its beauty is natural and vital. Painting watercolor landscapes offers us a way to experience that connection.

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY

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Peter Gold and the Trapeze-Experience™ Team bring the joy, exhilaration, and satisfaction of flying on the trapeze to anyone willing to try. Watch as student Chrissa Pullicino tries the trapeze for the first time. Learn more about Peter Gold and the Trapeze-Experience™ Team More
Krista Vernoff, former executive producer and main writer of ABC's "Grey's Anatomy" speaks about her experiences as Omega Seasonal Staff, how she came to be a writer at Omega, and how artists struggle without any support in our contemporary world.   More
Stewart Cubley is the co-author of "Life, Paint & Passion: Reclaiming the Magic of Spontaneous Expression". He has traveled throughout the world for more than 30 years working with individuals and groups to access the potential within the human heart and imagination. Explore more from Stewart Cubley More
A grandmaster of the American Tarot Association, Mary K. Greer is a member of numerous tarot organizations, and is featured at tarot conferences and symposia around the world. Greer also has a wide following in the women’s and pagan communities for her work in women’s spirituality and magic. An Arch Priestess-Hierophant in the Fellowship of Isis, she is founder of the Iseum of Isis Aurea. More
Omega Teen Camp is an experience like no other! Our summer camp is about fun, connection, self-awareness, and self-expression. We are all about creating a fun, safe, and loving place for you to be exactly who you are. Explore more about Omega Teen Camp.   More
In this short documentary—shot over three days at Omega, in Rhinebeck, New York—calligrapher Alok Hsu Kwang-han leads one of his workshops and discusses the power and definition of art.   Explore more from Alok Hsu Kwang-han.   More
Distinguished writer and commentator for National Public Radio’s All Things Considered, Nancy Slonim Aronie says that there is so much judgment in so many areas of our life—our jobs, our schools, our relationships—that the most important part of the creative process is creating a safe, writing environment. Explore more from Nancy Slonim Aronie   More
Experience the extraordinary physical exhilaration of flying and catching on the trapeze in a fun and supportive environment. Discover why Peter Gold's workshop transforms the flying trapeze into a metaphor for life.   Explore more from Peter Gold         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
Psychotherapist and founder of creativity coaching, Eric Maisel, PhD, reveals why the search to find meaning in our lives is the primary motivator to experience creativity, but not necessarily pain-free. Explore more about Eric Maisel: eomega.org/workshops/teachers/eric-maisel More

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Omega Institute The Case for a Planet-Based Diet
How Your Food Choices Impact the Planet
The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) may be getting ready to shift its dietary guidelines. The USDA updates the guidelines every five years. In preparation for issuing new guidelines later in 2015, the Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee has submitted a report to the USDA that recommends eating less meat and more plants.  More
Omega Institute A New Twist to Networking
Move over stuffy hotel conference rooms and name tags. If you want to make connections for your business, it’s time to dance—at 7:00 a.m. A new wave of networking is taking hold, and it has nothing to do with stale bagels or power suits. One of these events is called Daybreaker, which is self-described as “a morning movement that will start your day off unlike anything else.” More
Omega Institute Bring More Mindfulness to Your Writing
Writing is a practice that requires both focus and imagination. Writers must paint details on the page that translate abstract ideas from their mind into readable stories and content. Poet Robert Bly once said, “If we want to create art we have to stitch together the inner world and the outer world.” Mindfulness, which is defined as paying attention to our moment-to-moment experience with nonjudgmental awareness, can do just that. More
Omega Institute Bitter Greens Salad With Walnuts & Cheese by Winnie Abramson
Serves 2 as a main course or 4 as an appetizer. Ingredients More
Omega Institute Wildcrafting as a Way of Life: An Interview With Herbalist Dina Falconi
An Interview With Herbalist Dina Falconi
Omega: Why would someone want to start making their own self-care products? Dina: First of all, it’s really fun. You don’t have to want to do it for any reason other than it’s really fun. Then, there are the deeper issues, which have to deal with self-care in a real way. It’s questioning what our body needs and then looking for simple solutions. This also opens up a world for people who have chemical sensitivity issues. They can custom blend what their body needs and not get headaches or reactivity. More
Omega Institute Make Your Own Energy Bars by Suzanne Boothby
Making your own nutrition bars at home costs less than store-bought bars. It also lets you personalize your bars with ingredients that you love and that give you the most energy. 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 Garlicky Greens With Lemon & Pepper
Makes 4 servings Ingredients 3 bunches of greens (try rainbow chard, kale, collards, or mustard greens, or a combination), trimmed, rinsed, and dried3 tablespoons grass-fed butter3 tablespoons olive oil1 large shallot, chopped4 cloves garlic, choppedCeltic sea salt or pink salt1 pinch crushed red pepper flakesJuice from one large lemon Directions More
Omega Institute Seeing the Soul Through Visionary Art: An Interview With Alex Grey and Allyson Grey, Part 1
An Interview with Alex Grey and Allyson Grey, Part 1
Omega: How do you describe visionary art to someone who encounters it for the first time? Alex and Allyson: The visionary artist’s mission is to make the soul perceptible. Where scientific, materialist culture develops the eyes of outer perception, visionary art encourages the development of inner sight. To find the visionary realm, we use the intuitive inner eye, the eye of contemplation, the eye of the soul. More

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