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06/19/2015 to 06/21/2015
Dana James
In this women’s retreat, three experts help you gain insight into the most important relationships in your life—your relationship with food, intimate partners, and yourself. More
Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
06/21/2015 to 06/26/2015
Fred Poole
Reclaiming Our Stories
Authors Fred Poole and Marta Szabo create a studio where writers bring their most important stories to life, even those that seem too complex to tackle. More
Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
06/21/2015 to 06/26/2015
Alex Grey
Through illustrated talks, vision practices, and group interaction, we empower the process of bringing our heart’s iconography to outer form. More
Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
06/21/2015 to 06/26/2015
Nick Flynn
In this workshop with acclaimed poet, memoirist, and playwright Nick Flynn, we learn to access life's deeper mysteries, and embody them in our memoirs. More
Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
06/26/2015 to 06/28/2015
Jackie Ottino Graf
An Exploration of Natural Dyes
In this fun, hands-on workshop with fiber artist Jackie Ottino Graf, we are introduced to the thrill and challenge of natural dyeing. More
Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
06/28/2015 to 07/03/2015
Lynda Greenberg
Based on the pioneering work of Betty Edwards, author of Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain, Lynda Greenberg helps you develop the skills necessary to draw with confidence. More
Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
06/28/2015 to 07/03/2015
Diana Zuckerman
Immerse yourself in the language and cultures of Spain and Latin America in this Spanish Language Immersion for Beginners workshop. More
Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
06/28/2015 to 07/03/2015
Jimmie Dale Gilmore teaches songwriting as a tool for self-discovery to beginning and advanced students. More
Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
06/28/2015 to 07/03/2015
Douglas Beasley
Make a deeper, more authentic connection to the world around you, then learning to express that connection through your photography in this workshop with Douglas Beasley. More
Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
07/03/2015 to 07/05/2015
In Advanced Songwriting with Jimmie Dale Gilmore, participants more deeply explore songwriting as a tool for self-discovery. More
Location:
Rhinebeck, NY

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06/19/2015 to 06/21/2015
Dana James
In this women’s retreat, three experts help you gain insight into the most important relationships in your life—your relationship with food, intimate partners, and yourself. More
Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
06/21/2015 to 06/26/2015
Fred Poole
Reclaiming Our Stories
Authors Fred Poole and Marta Szabo create a studio where writers bring their most important stories to life, even those that seem too complex to tackle. More
Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
06/21/2015 to 06/26/2015
Alex Grey
Through illustrated talks, vision practices, and group interaction, we empower the process of bringing our heart’s iconography to outer form. More
Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
06/21/2015 to 06/26/2015
Nick Flynn
In this workshop with acclaimed poet, memoirist, and playwright Nick Flynn, we learn to access life's deeper mysteries, and embody them in our memoirs. More
Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
06/26/2015 to 06/28/2015
Jackie Ottino Graf
An Exploration of Natural Dyes
In this fun, hands-on workshop with fiber artist Jackie Ottino Graf, we are introduced to the thrill and challenge of natural dyeing. More
Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
06/28/2015 to 07/03/2015
Lynda Greenberg
Based on the pioneering work of Betty Edwards, author of Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain, Lynda Greenberg helps you develop the skills necessary to draw with confidence. More
Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
06/28/2015 to 07/03/2015
Diana Zuckerman
Immerse yourself in the language and cultures of Spain and Latin America in this Spanish Language Immersion for Beginners workshop. More
Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
06/28/2015 to 07/03/2015
Jimmie Dale Gilmore teaches songwriting as a tool for self-discovery to beginning and advanced students. More
Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
06/28/2015 to 07/03/2015
Douglas Beasley
Make a deeper, more authentic connection to the world around you, then learning to express that connection through your photography in this workshop with Douglas Beasley. More
Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
07/03/2015 to 07/05/2015
In Advanced Songwriting with Jimmie Dale Gilmore, participants more deeply explore songwriting as a tool for self-discovery. More
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 Homemade Hot Chocolate by Suzanne Boothby
Quality ingredients will make a difference in this homemade hot chocolate. Try raw cacao powder, which comes from cold-pressing cocoa beans, or an organic cocoa powder. Also, real maple syrup contains more than 50 compounds beneficial to your health, including anti-inflammatory compounds that can help fight cancer, diabetes, and bacterial illnesses. Makes 1 cup More
Omega Institute Starting a Morning Pages Practice: Daily Writing to Boost Your Creativity
Daily Writing to Boost Your Creativity
Writing can be a great way to slow down and connect with your creative self. But what if you don't think of yourself as a good writer or don't know where to start? You don't need to write the great American novel (or even have any skill as a writer) to benefit from Morning Pages, a practice created by Julia Cameron. More
Omega Institute Are You Cooking With the Right Oils?
It’s dinnertime. You’ve chopped the onions, turned on the stove, and you need to add some oil to the pan. But which one to use? The average American consumes more than 53 pounds of cooking oil a year, which means your choice of oils has a big impact on your health. Most nights you probably reach for a vegetable oil (like canola or olive), but not all oils are created equal, and different oils are better suited to different types of cooking. More
Omega Institute A Healthy Gut Makes a Happy You: The Basics of Probiotics, Prebiotics & Fermented Foods
The Basics of Probiotics, Prebiotics & Fermented Foods
“I’ve got a gut feeling about this.” “The thought makes me nauseous.” “I’ve got butterflies in my stomach.” These common phrases intuitively express what science now recognizes: there is a direct connection between the brain and the gut. Some scientists even refer to the gut as the second, or "hidden" brain. More
Omega Institute Angel Food Cake With Peach & Ground Cherry Compote & Curried Carrot Cream by Robert Turner
These three recipes are made separately and assembled just before serving. When you're ready to eat, cut the cake, top with fruit compote, and drizzle with cream. Ground cherries are available in late summer and fall at specialty markets and farmers markets. If you can't get ground cherries, consider using blueberries instead.    CURRIED CARROT CREAM Ingredients 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 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 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

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