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07/05/2015 to 07/10/2015
Chinese & Watercolor Painting
Join this 5-day immersion in Chinese painting and watercolor with a master of the art form, Lian Zhen, author of Chinese Watercolor Techniques. More
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Rhinebeck, NY
07/10/2015 to 07/12/2015
The Art & Spirit of Drumming for Women
Innovative drummer and performer Ubaka Hill leads this celebration of women’s drumming through the traditions of cultures, both ancient and contemporary. More
Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
07/10/2015 to 07/12/2015
Award-winning memoirist Dinty W. Moore teaches how mindfulness helps fiction, nonfiction, and poetry writers. More
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Rhinebeck, NY
07/12/2015 to 07/17/2015
Deepen your writing practice in Maia Danziger’s Relax & Write Retreat, drawing on and articulating thoughts that lie deep within. More
Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
07/17/2015 to 07/19/2015
For Health & Transformation
This weekend with Ricky Baruc and Deb Habib, you gain skills and techniques to establish gardens and grow delicious food as nature intended, with minimal labor and energy. More
Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
07/17/2015 to 07/19/2015
A Transformational Weekend
Celebrate the healing power of your voice with Natural Singer voice lesson coach Claude Stein. More
Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
07/19/2015 to 07/24/2015
Writer/Cartoonist TELLS ALL in ACTION-PACKED Workshop!!! Write STORIES as NATURALLY as You Dream Them!!! NO IDEA IS TOO SMALL!!!! More
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Rhinebeck, NY
08/07/2015 to 08/09/2015
Where Joy & Fun Meet Deep & Sacred
Let Your Yoga Dance with Megha Nancy Buttenheim teaches you to love, respect, and honor the miracle of your unique body and the many dimensions of what makes you who you are. More
Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
08/07/2015 to 08/09/2015
A Wild Weekend Adventure
Learn to paint with watercolors in this weekend workshop with award-winning artist Ann Kirstin Lindsay. More
Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
08/09/2015 to 08/14/2015
The Spirit of Adventure
Award-winning artist Ann Kristin Lindsay guides us in the deeply satisfying, soulful pleasures of watercolor landscape painting. More
Location:
Rhinebeck, NY

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07/05/2015 to 07/10/2015
Chinese & Watercolor Painting
Join this 5-day immersion in Chinese painting and watercolor with a master of the art form, Lian Zhen, author of Chinese Watercolor Techniques. More
Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
07/10/2015 to 07/12/2015
The Art & Spirit of Drumming for Women
Innovative drummer and performer Ubaka Hill leads this celebration of women’s drumming through the traditions of cultures, both ancient and contemporary. More
Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
07/10/2015 to 07/12/2015
Award-winning memoirist Dinty W. Moore teaches how mindfulness helps fiction, nonfiction, and poetry writers. More
Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
07/12/2015 to 07/17/2015
Deepen your writing practice in Maia Danziger’s Relax & Write Retreat, drawing on and articulating thoughts that lie deep within. More
Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
07/17/2015 to 07/19/2015
For Health & Transformation
This weekend with Ricky Baruc and Deb Habib, you gain skills and techniques to establish gardens and grow delicious food as nature intended, with minimal labor and energy. More
Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
07/17/2015 to 07/19/2015
A Transformational Weekend
Celebrate the healing power of your voice with Natural Singer voice lesson coach Claude Stein. More
Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
07/19/2015 to 07/24/2015
Writer/Cartoonist TELLS ALL in ACTION-PACKED Workshop!!! Write STORIES as NATURALLY as You Dream Them!!! NO IDEA IS TOO SMALL!!!! More
Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
08/07/2015 to 08/09/2015
Where Joy & Fun Meet Deep & Sacred
Let Your Yoga Dance with Megha Nancy Buttenheim teaches you to love, respect, and honor the miracle of your unique body and the many dimensions of what makes you who you are. More
Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
08/07/2015 to 08/09/2015
A Wild Weekend Adventure
Learn to paint with watercolors in this weekend workshop with award-winning artist Ann Kirstin Lindsay. More
Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
08/09/2015 to 08/14/2015
The Spirit of Adventure
Award-winning artist Ann Kristin Lindsay guides us in the deeply satisfying, soulful pleasures of watercolor landscape painting. More
Location:
Rhinebeck, NY

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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.   Jai Uttal is teaching Awakening Bhakti Workshop: A Celebration of Divine & Human Love at Omega Costa Rica, January 3-10, 2015.   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
Whether delicate and refined or mysterious and passionate, Dondi Dahlin reveals how the body tells a story through the art of belly dance. More
What can you expect from a weekend belly dance workshop? No matter what your size, shape, color, or background is, you can feel sexy and powerful through belly dance.   Try the Belly Dance Goddes Weekend October 11–13, 2013.   More
Artist Daniel Mack explains the fundamentals of contemporary alchemy through the creation of rustic art by deeply integrating your technical skills with your spiritual and intuitive resources. More
Artist Daniel Mack discusses why taking simple materials and creating a pattern speaks to something inside will allow you to revisit and rework old habits as well as remind you of the transformational quality of creativity. More

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Omega Institute One Answer by Marta Szabo
In front of Natvar on the floor was a shiny wooden rectangular box with a short keyboard—black and white keys like on a small piano. On the other side of the masking-tape aisle sat Mark cross-legged in front of an oblong drum, the kind with two circles of stretched leather on either side and a hollow egg of wood in between. More
Omega Institute How to Start Your Memoir
Brené Brown, known for her groundbreaking research on vulnerability, shame, courage, and authenticity, says that our happiness depends on our willingness to make ourselves vulnerable. By this definition, memoir writers must be very happy people. More
Omega Institute What I Got: A Moment of Silence on the Pacific Crest Trail by Cheryl Strayed
A Moment of Silence on the Pacific Crest Trail
As I hiked, I tried to force myself not to think about the things that hurt—my shoulders and upper back, my feet and hips—but I succeeded for only short bursts of time. As I traversed the eastern flank of Mount Jenkins, I paused several times to take in vast views of the desert that spread east below me to the vanishing point. By afternoon I had come to a rockslide and stopped. I looked up the mountain and followed the slide with my eyes all the way down. More
Omega Institute Diaries, Journals & Memoirs by Frances Lefkowitz
“You seem so... fine,” a woman tells me after my bookstore reading, a stunned look on her face. The girl she’d read about in my memoir got into a car with a stranger at age 8, dropped acid at 12, and got evicted with her family twice before she was 13—and she had all the anger, despair, and attitude to prove it. Now here I was, all grown up, and doing fine. When people who’ve read my memoir meet me in person, they often get that stunned look. And then, in the Q&A after the reading, they ask, “Was writing your memoir therapeutic?” More
7 Stages to Finding Your Passion by Gail Straub
The process of finding your passion is a gestalt with many interconnected qualities. For most leaders I’ve worked with, that process encompasses seven stages: 1. Get Quiet Enough to Hear Your Passion Calling You More
Omega Institute Healthy & Sexy at 75: An Interview With Mimi Kirk
An Interview With Mimi Kirk
Omega: You are in your mid-70s and very healthy. Do you think there's a way to feel your age, or even feel old, while maintaining a sense of grace and vitality? More
8 Ways to Cultivate More Creativity in Teens
Art and creativity can be easily overlooked in the development of young adults, but research shows it plays an important role in their lives. More

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