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08/24/2014 to 08/29/2014
Claude Stein
An Amazing 5-Day Immersion
Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
09/02/2014
Krishna Das
Bringing Chanting Into the Practice of Living
Location:
Rhinebeck, NY

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08/24/2014 to 08/29/2014
Claude Stein
An Amazing 5-Day Immersion
Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
09/02/2014
Krishna Das
Bringing Chanting Into the Practice of Living
Location:
Rhinebeck, NY

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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
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
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
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
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

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Omega Institute Coffee Shop Creativity
Walk into almost any coffee shop around the world and you will usually find a scene comprised of people in deep thought above their laptops, old friends catching up over steamy cups, and the strong smells of espresso and baked goods.  Many people attest that coffee shops help them to be their most creative and productive. Is it the atmosphere? The simple act of leaving the house? Being surrounded by people? More
Omega Institute: Find Your Creative Outlet: And Bring More Joy Into Your Life
And Bring More Joy Into Your Life
Have you ever tried to take a dance class and felt like you had two left feet? Or gone to a café to write poetry and spent the whole time catching up on work emails? You’re not alone. Creativity works in mysterious ways and we don’t always know how to tap into it. Many experts say finding your creative outlet is an important part of life. In fact, it’s good for your health. More
Omega Institute 3 Ways to Explore Devotional Art by Jai Uttal, Snatam Kaur Khalsa, Gaura Vani, Wah!, Nubia Teixeira
If you’ve taken a yoga class lately or wandered through a kirtan festival, you know that the yoga community is brimming with beauty. Painters are splashing Hindu deities onto stages and studio walls; kirtan singers and DJs fill the atmosphere with sacred sounds; people are dancing and hooping to their heart’s content; and yogi-artists are reimagining India’s gods and goddesses on canvases, clothing, garage doors, and even their skin. More
Omega Institute Roasted New Potatoes With Ramps & Morels by Robert Turner
A Spring Foraging Recipe
While some wait around for summer to experience the vibrancy of farm fresh foods, experienced foragers know that by venturing into the forest you can uncover a rarified sampling of all the vitality that spring has to offer. More
Omega Insitute When I Take Care of Myself, There’s Always Inspiration: An Interview With Alanis Morissette
An Interview With Alanis Morissette
Omega: After more than two decades in music and acting, what continues to inspire your creativity? Alanis: Servicefulness, activism, leadership, and my obsession with wholeness and storytelling. Omega: What’s your personal daily practice like? How do you maintain this on the road? More
Omega Institute Share Your Light With the World by Gabrielle Bernstein
You probably don’t talk up your own awesomeness on a regular basis—if ever. Most of us, especially women, have been taught to see anything more than “quiet” confidence as boasting. In many cases the brighter we shine, the more negative reactions we receive: maybe your big promotion made you the target of office gossip, or you became a Pilates rock star and were met with more backhanded compliments than congratulations. These kinds of experiences lead us to lose sight of our talents and inner spark, which in turn deprives the world of our greatness. More
Omega Institute 3-Day Quick Start Juice-Only Reboot by Joe Cross
What’s a Reboot?A Reboot is a period of time where you commit to drinking and eating fruits and vegetables in order to regain or sustain your vitality, lose weight, and kick-start healthy habits that recharge your body and get your diet back in alignment for optimal wellness. The 3-Day Quick-Start Juice-Only Reboot is a plan that involves drinking only juice for 3 days. More
Omega Institute Super Green Rainbow Salad by Suzanne Boothby
Serves 6 Ingredients1 bunch kale, chopped1/2 red cabbage, shreddedsea salt 1 cucumber, chopped2 carrots, shredded1 yellow pepper, chopped1/2 cup sunflower seedssea salt and pepper to taste More
Omega Institute Erica Jong on Feminism & Literature
Dearest Bette, You are so young, so before all beginning, and I want to beg you, as much as I can, to be patient toward all that is unsolved in your heart and try to love the questions themselves like locked rooms and like books that are written in a very foreign tongue.—Rainer Maria Rilke More

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