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07/26/2015 to 07/31/2015
David Wilcox

The deeper side of songwriting is the practice of knowing your own heart.

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
07/31/2015 to 08/02/2015
Rachel Fleischman
A Healing System to Change Your Life

Are you ready for an exuberant, deeply restorative, and life-changing experience? Dance Your Bliss™ is a powerful psychotherapeutic healing system that connects us to our best selves.

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
08/02/2015 to 08/07/2015
For kids ages 10–16

Step into the world of rock! In this camp, led by members of one of the great schools of rock 'n' roll, kids create and perform an original mini rock opera.

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
08/02/2015 to 08/07/2015
Leslie Salmon Jones

Experience this creative, unique fusion of vinyasa and Kundalini inspired yoga with dance movement of the African Diaspora. Afro Flow Yoga™ cofounders Leslie Salmon Jones and Jeff W.

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
08/02/2015 to 08/07/2015
For kids ages 8–14

What is an art ninja? Far too stealthy for full disclosure! One thing is for certain: if you join us, prepare to embark upon daily artistic missions filled with adventure, innovation, and intrigue!

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
08/02/2015 to 08/07/2015
Maggie Wheeler
Harmony, Joy & Healing Through Song

Join us for an experience of the deep, healing power of the voice as we reawaken the ancient tradition of singing together and use our voices to create harmony within us and in the world around us.

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.

For teens ages 12–17.

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
08/02/2015 to 08/07/2015
Dani Shapiro
A Workshop in Fiction & Memoir

It takes tenacity, perseverance, courage, and a sense of safety and stability to delve deep into the material of our memories and imaginations and produce writing that resonates.

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

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07/26/2015 to 07/31/2015
David Wilcox

The deeper side of songwriting is the practice of knowing your own heart.

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
07/31/2015 to 08/02/2015
Rachel Fleischman
A Healing System to Change Your Life

Are you ready for an exuberant, deeply restorative, and life-changing experience? Dance Your Bliss™ is a powerful psychotherapeutic healing system that connects us to our best selves.

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
08/02/2015 to 08/07/2015
For kids ages 10–16

Step into the world of rock! In this camp, led by members of one of the great schools of rock 'n' roll, kids create and perform an original mini rock opera.

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
08/02/2015 to 08/07/2015
Leslie Salmon Jones

Experience this creative, unique fusion of vinyasa and Kundalini inspired yoga with dance movement of the African Diaspora. Afro Flow Yoga™ cofounders Leslie Salmon Jones and Jeff W.

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
08/02/2015 to 08/07/2015
For kids ages 8–14

What is an art ninja? Far too stealthy for full disclosure! One thing is for certain: if you join us, prepare to embark upon daily artistic missions filled with adventure, innovation, and intrigue!

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
08/02/2015 to 08/07/2015
Maggie Wheeler
Harmony, Joy & Healing Through Song

Join us for an experience of the deep, healing power of the voice as we reawaken the ancient tradition of singing together and use our voices to create harmony within us and in the world around us.

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.

For teens ages 12–17.

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
08/02/2015 to 08/07/2015
Dani Shapiro
A Workshop in Fiction & Memoir

It takes tenacity, perseverance, courage, and a sense of safety and stability to delve deep into the material of our memories and imaginations and produce writing that resonates.

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

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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
Artist Daniel Mack has been creating rustic work for more than 30 years from making furniture, to architectural and garden structures, and small, simple objects. In this video, he shares the four needs that art and creativity can fulfill in your life. More
Dondi Dahlin, past winner of the Belly Dancer of the Universe competition, shares why the practice of belly dance is an empowering celebration of movement for women of all ages, shapes, and sizes.       More
Spiritual life counselor, Iyanla Vanzant reveals the importance of recognizing that you come from some place that much bigger than you, that gives you life and breath. Regardless of whether you call this place God or the Divine, your calling is to find the best way to be in relationship with your source. Explore more from Iyanla Vanzant   More
Judith Ansara, MSW, has been a leading innovator and teacher of human consciousness for more than 30 years. In this video, she reveals why the experience of pleasure through playfulness, curiosity, exploration, and delight will bring joy and vitality into your relationship every day. Learn more about Judith Ansara: http://eomega.org/omega/faculty/viewProfile/9415318b2f12188ea2f5707563c04afe/ More
Meredith Monk is a composer, singer, filmmaker, and director/choreographer. A pioneer in what is now called “extended vocal technique” and “interdisciplinary performance,” she has created more than 200 works. She is a recipient of numerous awards, including a MacArthur Fellowship, two Guggenheim Fellowships, three “Obies,” and a “Bessie” for Sustained Creative Achievement. She was inducted into the American Academy of Arts and Sciences in 2006. Learn more about Meredith Monk: http://eomega.org/omega/faculty/viewProfile/77c5ead4716d5505a38a4c5c1d1707b0/ More
Grammy Award winner David Darling is an internationally celebrated cellist and cofounder of Music for People, a nonprofit organization that promotes self-expression through music and improvisation. Learn more about David Darling: http://eomega.org/omega/faculty/viewProfile/f849589a5fa719de533f265014452b2d/ More

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Omega Institute Sharon's Amazing Vegan Chocolate Mousse Recipe
Serves 15 to 20 people, depending on serving cup size. Ingredients More
Omega Institute Weaving the Threads of Peace
The Omega Peace Quilt Project
The Omega Peace Quilt is an annual seasonal community project led by fabric artist Helema Kadir. The results are always unique, beautiful, and meaningful. Each quilt is an original piece of fabric art and community folk craft with a coloful message of peace stitched into each square.  More
Omega Institute Save Your Seeds
For most gardeners, the season begins in late winter when seed catalogs arrive in the mail featuring backyard crops like ornamental kale, watermelon radish, and heirloom tomatoes. Growing plants from seed allows you to start your garden early by germinating seeds inside and offers a larger selection of herbs and vegetables to choose from. More
Omega Institute Reishi Mushroom Tea
Reishi mushrooms, also known as "mushrooms of immortality," contain polysaccharides called beta-glucans that can help stimulate the immune system, prevent tumor growth, and lower blood pressure. One way to use this medicinal mushroom is to make a decoction, or tea.  More
Omega Institute Dance Your Way to Connection
People connect to spirit in different ways. Some sit on a meditation cushion and seek stillness, while others move wildly and let their arms shake and feet stomp. More
Omega Institute Kirtan: A New Healing Tool for Veterans?
When you picture a kirtan enthusiast in your mind’s eye, do you think of a retired American sniper who did three tours in Iraq? What about a former female sergeant who’s struggling with lung injuries, rage, and post-traumatic stress?  Some veterans are discovering that kirtan—a call-and-response form of mantra chanting that originated in India—is helping them cope with conditions such as PTSD and re-entry into civilian life. More
Omega Institute Mint Chocolate Snack Balls by Jon Gabriel
Try these superfood snacks midmorning or midafternoon to avoid hunger cravings, keep your blood sugar stable, and nourish your body. These tasty, extremely nutritious snack balls are loaded with protein, antioxidants, and omega-3 fatty acids. There are no grains, gluten, or processed sugars. Kids love them, too! Makes approximately 18 balls   Ingredients More
Omega Institute What Is Kirtan? by Ram Dass
The Names of God or praises of God can be sung as well as spoken. Often, when your heart wells up, singing alone expresses the fullness of your love for God. As you sing the Name repeatedly, the rhythm and melody fan your emotions. If this ecstasy is heightened, distinctions begin to fall away until only love, only the beloved, remain. 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

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