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06/28/2015 to 07/03/2015
Lynda Greenberg

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

For many of us, drawing seems to be a mysterious process, reserved for the few who are “talented,” but the work of Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain has debunked this myth.

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
06/28/2015 to 07/03/2015
Diana Zuckerman

Spanish Language Immersion for Beginners provides you with the knowledge and skills you need to easily and effectively communicate in Spanish as if you were in a Spanish-speaking country, and you don’t even need a passport!

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
06/28/2015 to 07/03/2015

This workshop for beginning and advanced songwriters focuses on songwriting as a tool for self-discovery.

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
06/28/2015 to 07/03/2015
Douglas Beasley

This photography workshop is not about making “pretty” pictures or postcard-like records of our travels.

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
07/03/2015 to 07/05/2015

In this Advanced Songwriting workshop with Grammy-nominee Jimmie Dale Gilmore, we further explore songwriting as a tool for self-discovery, building on insights and techniques drawn from the Songwriting workshop.

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
07/05/2015 to 07/10/2015
Carmen Mensink
Green Tara

This workshop is part of Arts Week. Learn more.

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
07/05/2015 to 07/10/2015
Jane Davies
The Power of Process

This workshop is part of Arts Week. Learn more.

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
07/05/2015 to 07/10/2015
Chinese & Watercolor Painting

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Join this 5-day immersion in Chinese painting and watercolor with a master of the art form, Lian Zhen.

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
07/05/2015 to 07/10/2015
Heather Allen Hietala

This workshop is part of Arts Week. Learn more.

Discover the creative possibilities of wire as an artistic medium in this hands-on Arts Week workshop.

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
07/05/2015 to 07/10/2015
Dar Williams

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Rhinebeck, NY

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06/28/2015 to 07/03/2015
Lynda Greenberg

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

For many of us, drawing seems to be a mysterious process, reserved for the few who are “talented,” but the work of Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain has debunked this myth.

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
06/28/2015 to 07/03/2015
Diana Zuckerman

Spanish Language Immersion for Beginners provides you with the knowledge and skills you need to easily and effectively communicate in Spanish as if you were in a Spanish-speaking country, and you don’t even need a passport!

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
06/28/2015 to 07/03/2015

This workshop for beginning and advanced songwriters focuses on songwriting as a tool for self-discovery.

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
06/28/2015 to 07/03/2015
Douglas Beasley

This photography workshop is not about making “pretty” pictures or postcard-like records of our travels.

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
07/03/2015 to 07/05/2015

In this Advanced Songwriting workshop with Grammy-nominee Jimmie Dale Gilmore, we further explore songwriting as a tool for self-discovery, building on insights and techniques drawn from the Songwriting workshop.

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
07/05/2015 to 07/10/2015
Carmen Mensink
Green Tara

This workshop is part of Arts Week. Learn more.

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
07/05/2015 to 07/10/2015
Jane Davies
The Power of Process

This workshop is part of Arts Week. Learn more.

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
07/05/2015 to 07/10/2015
Chinese & Watercolor Painting

This workshop is part of Arts Week. Learn more.

Join this 5-day immersion in Chinese painting and watercolor with a master of the art form, Lian Zhen.

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
07/05/2015 to 07/10/2015
Heather Allen Hietala

This workshop is part of Arts Week. Learn more.

Discover the creative possibilities of wire as an artistic medium in this hands-on Arts Week workshop.

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
07/05/2015 to 07/10/2015
Dar Williams

This workshop is part of Arts Week. Learn 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 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
Omega Institute Alex and Allyson Grey Creativity as Spiritual Practice: An Interview With Alex Grey and Allyson Grey, Part 2
An Interview With Alex Grey and Allyson Grey, Part 2
Omega: How do your creative and spiritual lives intertwine—are they separate or one in the same? Alex and Allyson: Our creative and spiritual lives are completely entangled and indistinguishable. Integrating creativity as spiritual practice is the core teaching of CoSM. Artists working together form an accelerator of inspired energies that enhance and catalyze evolution. We have three bodies of work between us: Alex's art, Allyson's art, and CoSM, a social sculpture we share with a community. More
Omega Institute Can Photography Save Our Planet?
Cristina Mittermeier, founder of the International League of Conservation Photographers, explained in an interview with Mother Nature Network how the field came into being. “When I was starting my career as a nature and cultural photographer I was surprised by how little interest most nature photographers had in conservation and More
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

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