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04/24/2015 to 04/26/2015
Melissa Bowe
A Role-Playing Adventure for Grown-Ups
Imagine a world where heroes and villians engage in a never-ending battle. Now imagine yourself in this world--you have entered the Wayfinder Experience role-playing adventure for adults! More
Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
04/24/2015 to 04/26/2015
Melissa Bowe
A Role-Playing Adventure for Teens
Imagine a world where heroes and villians engage in a never-ending battle. Now imagine yourself in this world--you have entered the Wayfinder Experience role-playing adventure for teens! More
Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
05/01/2015 to 05/03/2015
Awakening the Heart of Joy
Awaken the heart of joy and celebrate spring with a weekend of inspiring musical prayer at Omega’s eighth annual Spring Ecstatic Chant. More
Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
05/08/2015 to 05/15/2015
Tom Francescott
Detox Your Body, Mind & Spirit
Naturopathic doctor Tom Francescott guides you on a simple, yet transformative naturopathic detox program and juice cleanse to revitalize your body, mind, and spirit. More
Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
05/08/2015 to 05/10/2015
Tom Francescott
Detox Your Body, Mind & Spirit
Naturopathic doctor Tom Francescott guides you on a simple, yet transformative naturopathic detox program and juice cleanse to revitalize your body, mind, and spirit. More
Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
05/17/2015 to 05/22/2015
Jeanne Carbonetti
Watercolor for Personal & Artistic Growth
Explore watercolor painting as a way to release your uniquely creative soul in this inspirational workshop with Jeanne Carbonetti. More
Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
05/17/2015 to 05/22/2015
Creating Fearless Flow
Combining yoga with a positive, love-centered approach to writing, you learn to quiet your inner critic so you can write the stories you are destined to tell. More
Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
05/22/2015 to 05/25/2015
Returning Ecstatic Experience to Healing & Shamanism
Guided by Bradford Keeney and Hillary Keeney, we learn to make a direct link to sacred vibration and ecstatic experience and use it in our work, relationships, and daily life. More
Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
06/07/2015 to 06/12/2015
Eric Maisel
Eric Maisel, author of Life Purpose Boot Camp, leads you step-by-step from dreaming about a more meaningful life to living it. More
Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
06/14/2015 to 06/19/2015
The Painting Experience
Explore the world of spontaneous creation in this expressive painting workshop with Stewart Cubley and Staff. More
Location:
Rhinebeck, NY

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04/24/2015 to 04/26/2015
Melissa Bowe
A Role-Playing Adventure for Grown-Ups
Imagine a world where heroes and villians engage in a never-ending battle. Now imagine yourself in this world--you have entered the Wayfinder Experience role-playing adventure for adults! More
Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
04/24/2015 to 04/26/2015
Melissa Bowe
A Role-Playing Adventure for Teens
Imagine a world where heroes and villians engage in a never-ending battle. Now imagine yourself in this world--you have entered the Wayfinder Experience role-playing adventure for teens! More
Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
05/01/2015 to 05/03/2015
Awakening the Heart of Joy
Awaken the heart of joy and celebrate spring with a weekend of inspiring musical prayer at Omega’s eighth annual Spring Ecstatic Chant. More
Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
05/08/2015 to 05/15/2015
Tom Francescott
Detox Your Body, Mind & Spirit
Naturopathic doctor Tom Francescott guides you on a simple, yet transformative naturopathic detox program and juice cleanse to revitalize your body, mind, and spirit. More
Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
05/08/2015 to 05/10/2015
Tom Francescott
Detox Your Body, Mind & Spirit
Naturopathic doctor Tom Francescott guides you on a simple, yet transformative naturopathic detox program and juice cleanse to revitalize your body, mind, and spirit. More
Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
05/17/2015 to 05/22/2015
Jeanne Carbonetti
Watercolor for Personal & Artistic Growth
Explore watercolor painting as a way to release your uniquely creative soul in this inspirational workshop with Jeanne Carbonetti. More
Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
05/17/2015 to 05/22/2015
Creating Fearless Flow
Combining yoga with a positive, love-centered approach to writing, you learn to quiet your inner critic so you can write the stories you are destined to tell. More
Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
05/22/2015 to 05/25/2015
Returning Ecstatic Experience to Healing & Shamanism
Guided by Bradford Keeney and Hillary Keeney, we learn to make a direct link to sacred vibration and ecstatic experience and use it in our work, relationships, and daily life. More
Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
06/07/2015 to 06/12/2015
Eric Maisel
Eric Maisel, author of Life Purpose Boot Camp, leads you step-by-step from dreaming about a more meaningful life to living it. More
Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
06/14/2015 to 06/19/2015
The Painting Experience
Explore the world of spontaneous creation in this expressive painting workshop with Stewart Cubley and Staff. More
Location:
Rhinebeck, NY

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Omega Circlesongs Workshop Faculty: I Wanna (featuring Judi Donaghy Vinar with Rhiannon, Dave Worm, Joey Blake, and Bobby McFerrin). The teaching team, led by Judi, offers an improvised mission statement for daily living, as practiced during the Omega Circlesongs Workshop in August 2014. Wanna join the circle in 2015? Space is limited, so register early for Bobby McFerrin: Circlesongs.   More
Bobby McFerrin leads 200+ Omega workshop participants in joyful song at the conclusion of Circlesongs 2014. Described as a life-changing journey by attendees, this improvisational singing workshop with Bobby McFerrin invites you to play, sing, and create—in music and in life. Many students make this workshop a yearly ritual. Space is limited. Register today for Circlesongs 2015! More
10-time Grammy Award winner Bobby McFerrin demonstrates the power of the Circlesongs, uniting more than 60,000 singers in spontaneous improvisation for the closing of the choral festival Day of Song (recorded live in Ruhr, Germany in 2010).   Learn more about Bobby McFerrin     More
In this archive footage, master teacher Olatunji and his West African dancers and drummers presented an unforgettable workshop experience at Omega in 1998. July 06, 2014 – July 11     More
While leading a workshop at Omega, Zen calligrapher Alok Hsu Kwang-han discusses “Zen as art, art as Zen,” and creates an inspiring Zen portrait of one aspect of Omega’s mission statement.   Explore more from Alok Hsu Kwang-han   More
For more than 30 years, Daniel Mack has worked with wood and natural materials as an artist, furniture maker, and architectural consultant. He teaches how to work with rustic materials as an artistic path of honoring the unseen.   Daniel Mack is teaching Working Rustic July 6–11, 2014.   More
Peter Gold and the Trapeze-Experience™ Team bring the joy, exhilaration, and satisfaction of flying on the trapeze to anyone willing to try. Watch as student Chrissa Pullicino tries the trapeze for the first time. Learn more about Peter Gold and the Trapeze-Experience™ Team More
Krista Vernoff, former executive producer and main writer of ABC's "Grey's Anatomy" speaks about her experiences as Omega Seasonal Staff, how she came to be a writer at Omega, and how artists struggle without any support in our contemporary world.   More
Stewart Cubley is the co-author of "Life, Paint & Passion: Reclaiming the Magic of Spontaneous Expression". He has traveled throughout the world for more than 30 years working with individuals and groups to access the potential within the human heart and imagination. Explore more from Stewart Cubley More
A grandmaster of the American Tarot Association, Mary K. Greer is a member of numerous tarot organizations, and is featured at tarot conferences and symposia around the world. Greer also has a wide following in the women’s and pagan communities for her work in women’s spirituality and magic. An Arch Priestess-Hierophant in the Fellowship of Isis, she is founder of the Iseum of Isis Aurea. More

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Omega Institute Sound Meditation 101
What: Sound meditation uses pleasant, nonvocal sound as the object of concentration. The sound can come from a variety of objects, including chimes, cymbals, metal or crystal bowls, shamanic drums, or a gong. Types: Tibetan singing bowl meditation, crystal bowl meditation, or gong meditation in the Kundalini Yoga tradition. There is also the related practice of chanting meditation. More
Omega Institute Garlicky Greens With Lemon & Pepper
Makes 4 servings Ingredients 3 bunches of greens (try rainbow chard, kale, collards, or mustard greens, or a combination), trimmed, rinsed, and dried3 tablespoons grass-fed butter3 tablespoons olive oil1 large shallot, chopped4 cloves garlic, choppedCeltic sea salt or pink salt1 pinch crushed red pepper flakesJuice from one large lemon Directions More
Omega Institute Seeing the Soul Through Visionary Art: An Interview With Alex Grey and Allyson Grey, Part 1
An Interview with Alex Grey and Allyson Grey, Part 1
Omega: How do you describe visionary art to someone who encounters it for the first time? Alex and Allyson: The visionary artist’s mission is to make the soul perceptible. Where scientific, materialist culture develops the eyes of outer perception, visionary art encourages the development of inner sight. To find the visionary realm, we use the intuitive inner eye, the eye of contemplation, the eye of the soul. More
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

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