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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
08/14/2015 to 08/21/2015
Bobby McFerrin

Please call Omega at 877.944.2002 to register for this workshop.

“Improvisation involves coming into a situation without rigid expectations or preconceptions. We must keep going forward, fearful or not, and be ready for anything that comes our way. That’s how life is.

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
08/21/2015 to 08/23/2015
A Lovin’ Me! Transformation Program

What does your heart yearn for? Do you want to let go of that which no longer serves you? Are you ready to claim your unique place in this world?

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY

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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
08/14/2015 to 08/21/2015
Bobby McFerrin

Please call Omega at 877.944.2002 to register for this workshop.

“Improvisation involves coming into a situation without rigid expectations or preconceptions. We must keep going forward, fearful or not, and be ready for anything that comes our way. That’s how life is.

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
08/21/2015 to 08/23/2015
A Lovin’ Me! Transformation Program

What does your heart yearn for? Do you want to let go of that which no longer serves you? Are you ready to claim your unique place in this world?

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY

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Psychotherapist and founder of creativity coaching, Eric Maisel, PhD, discusses what you can expect from attending his Deep Writing Workshop at Omega Institute. Explore more about Eric Maisel: eomega.org/workshops/teachers/eric-maisel More
Psychotherapist and founder of creativity coaching, Eric Maisel, PhD, explains why a morning practice will change your creative life by bringing meaning and purpose to every day. Explore more about Eric Maisel: http://eomega.org/workshops/teachers/eric-maisel More
Psychotherapist and founder of creativity coaching, Eric Maisel, PhD, discusses the importance of including spontaneity and fun as well as discipline in your creative approach. Explore more about Eric Maisel: http://eomega.org/workshops/teachers/eric-maisel More
Sean Johnson & The Wild Lotus Band are known for their high energy, uplifting, kirtan sound, merging mantras, rock, funk, and world grooves steeped in their New Orleans roots. They inspire people to sing, dance, and joyfully celebrate in this performance of the song "Unity (Lokah Samastah Sukhino Bhavantu)." See Sean Johnson & The Wild Lotus Band perform at the Being Yoga Conference Retreat.   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
Deva Premal & Miten talk about devotional music as a spiritual (and relationship) practice, and perform part of their song, "Strength of a Rose."   Learn more about Deva Premal & Miten   More
A pioneer in the world music community, Jai Uttal has led kirtans worldwide for more than 30 years. In this video, he shares the moment he first understood what it means to lead a group of people by becoming one with the group and following the greater energy.   Explore more from Jai Uttal   More
Sonia Choquette, PhD, a unique and extraordinary spiritual teacher and intuitive guide, is a leading proponent of metaphysical law and the psychic arts. In this video, she reveals why she believes that your real purpose is to create a satisfying life in the way that feels most true for you. Explore more from Sonia Choquette.   More
Texas singer/songwriter Jimmie Dale Gilmore shares his perspective on why creativity is necessary for happiness and mental well-being. Learn more about Jimmie Dale Gilmore: http://www.eomega.org/workshops/teachers/jimmie-dale-gilmore More

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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
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

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