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08/02/2015 to 08/07/2015
Dani Shapiro
A Workshop in Fiction & Memoir
Find the tenacity and courage to delve deep into the material of your memories and imagination and produce writing that resonates. More
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Rhinebeck, NY
08/02/2015 to 08/07/2015
For kids ages 8–14
Want to be an art ninja? Prepare to embark upon daily artistic missions filled with adventure, innovation, and intrigue! More
Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
08/02/2015 to 08/07/2015
Melissa Bowe
A Role-Playing Adventure for Teens Ages 12–17
In this Family Week kids' camp, fantasy comes alive, complete with costumes, masks, characters, treasures, spells, potions, and quests. More
Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
08/02/2015 to 08/07/2015
Maggie Wheeler
Harmony, Joy & Healing Through Song
Experience the deep, healing power of singing in community and witness how the ancient tradition of singing together creates harmony within us and in the world. 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
Ann Kristin Lindsay
A Wild Weekend Adventure
Learn to paint with watercolors in this weekend workshop with award-winning artist Ann Kirstin Lindsay. More
Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
08/07/2015 to 08/09/2015
Melissa Bowe
In this advanced workshop for young adults, intrepid adventurers can take the Wayfinder Experience one step further and learn powerful strategies for everyday life. More
Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
08/09/2015 to 08/14/2015
Ann Kristin Lindsay
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
08/14/2015 to 08/21/2015
Join musical adventurer Bobby McFerrin and his team of inspiring teachers for a week of improvisational singing in Circlesongs. More
Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
08/14/2015 to 08/21/2015
Bobby McFerrin
Join musical adventurer Bobby McFerrin and his team of inspiring teachers for a week of improvisational singing in Circlesongs. More
Location:
Rhinebeck, NY

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08/02/2015 to 08/07/2015
Dani Shapiro
A Workshop in Fiction & Memoir
Find the tenacity and courage to delve deep into the material of your memories and imagination and produce writing that resonates. More
Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
08/02/2015 to 08/07/2015
For kids ages 8–14
Want to be an art ninja? Prepare to embark upon daily artistic missions filled with adventure, innovation, and intrigue! More
Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
08/02/2015 to 08/07/2015
Melissa Bowe
A Role-Playing Adventure for Teens Ages 12–17
In this Family Week kids' camp, fantasy comes alive, complete with costumes, masks, characters, treasures, spells, potions, and quests. More
Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
08/02/2015 to 08/07/2015
Maggie Wheeler
Harmony, Joy & Healing Through Song
Experience the deep, healing power of singing in community and witness how the ancient tradition of singing together creates harmony within us and in the world. 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
Ann Kristin Lindsay
A Wild Weekend Adventure
Learn to paint with watercolors in this weekend workshop with award-winning artist Ann Kirstin Lindsay. More
Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
08/07/2015 to 08/09/2015
Melissa Bowe
In this advanced workshop for young adults, intrepid adventurers can take the Wayfinder Experience one step further and learn powerful strategies for everyday life. More
Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
08/09/2015 to 08/14/2015
Ann Kristin Lindsay
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
08/14/2015 to 08/21/2015
Join musical adventurer Bobby McFerrin and his team of inspiring teachers for a week of improvisational singing in Circlesongs. More
Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
08/14/2015 to 08/21/2015
Bobby McFerrin
Join musical adventurer Bobby McFerrin and his team of inspiring teachers for a week of improvisational singing in Circlesongs. More
Location:
Rhinebeck, NY

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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
Famed for her talent, creativity, and versatility as a singer, songwriter, and guitarist, Ani Difranco made a name for herself in the music world with the release of her self-titled debut album in 1990. This Grammy Award-winning artist has established herself as a feminist icon and political activist, using her music as a way to convey powerful, yet personal messages. In 2006, she received the Woman of Courage Award at the National Organization for Women (NOW) Conference and Young Feminist Summit. More
Musician, actress, and educator Ysaye Barnwell, PhD, MSPH, has performed as a member of the internationally acclaimed a cappella quintet Sweet Honey in the Rock since 1979. She appears as a vocalist and/or instrumentalist on more than 25 recordings with Sweet Honey as well as with other artists. More
Musician and mentor Eliyahu Sills has led manhood training groups for more than a decade. He has studied men's issues and rites of passage with Michael Meade, Malidoma Some, and Robert Spencer, and currently leads "coming of age" groups for adolescent boys for the Stepping Stones Project. Explore more with Eliyahu Sills   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

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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
Omega Institute Relaxing Into Creative Writing by Maia Danziger
On opening night of my first professional show, I stood backstage at the Circle in the Square Theatre on Broadway and peered out from the wings at the gathering crowd. I was very young and very frightened. As the house lights dimmed, I felt a hand on my shoulder. “Are you scared, kid?” I looked up into Eli Wallach’s eyes. I nodded. “Terrified.” “Don’t be,” he said. “You’ve done your work. Now just relax and stay out of your own way.” More
Omega Institute Nourishing Green Juice by Shivanter Singh
Drinking freshly prepared juice is one of the most effective ways to cleanse your body of toxins while regenerating new cellular growth. When combining a variety of fresh fruits and leafy greens in a juice, you drink in an alkalizing, nutritious and anti-inflammatory liquid elixir. Try this nutritious and invigorating combination of cucumber, apple, kale, lemon, celery, and spicy ginger to keep you vital on both a physical and cellular level.  Approximately 2 servings  More
Omega Institute Spirited Dialogue by Richard Blanco
An Interview With Richard Blanco
Omega: What's your writing process like? Do you allocate time every day to writing? Richard: I write in spurts. There's the adage that writers need to write every day, but I think that needs some qualifying. The idea is to pay attention to the world every day, as a writer. I jot down things in a journal, I achieve an active sort of psyche as a writer. I think that is part of writing every day. But like most people, sometimes I just don't have time to sit down and write.  More
Omega Institute Tofu & Teens: What To Do When Your Teen Wants to Go Vegetarian or Vegan
What To Do When Your Teen Wants to Go Vegetarian or Vegan
Teens can have many reasons for choosing a vegetarian or vegan diet. Here are some tips for supporting their latest culinary exploration. Learn How Committed They Are Whether it’s to boost their energy or to align with their friends’ food choices, start a conversation with your teen to hear more about their perspective. More
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

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