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07/24/2016 to 07/29/2016
Alex Grey

Visionary artists Alex Grey and Allyson Grey teach painting and drawing from the wellspring of divine imagination. In this workshop, artists at any level of experience create from the sacred ground and the mystic eye.

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
07/24/2016 to 07/29/2016
Lynda Barry

This workshop is sold out. Please call Omega registration to be placed on a waiting list 877.944.2002.

Simple Secrets Revealed at Last!!! Writer/Cartoonist TELLS ALL in ACTION-PACKED Workshop!!! Write STORIES as NATURALLY as You Dream Them!!! Use: Memory!!! Pictures!!! Ordinary Words!!! Laughing!!! NO IDEA IS TOO SMALL!!!!

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
07/31/2016 to 08/05/2016
Lynda Barry

Lynda Barry and Dan Chaon have been teaching together for the last three years. Together they have developed a set of writing exercises that are part of their forthcoming book, Workbook 52.

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
08/05/2016 to 08/07/2016
Marge Piercy

Your life story is your most valuable asset, but do you know how to share it? Can you overcome your inner censors and keep writing in the face of frustration? How do you begin to tell a story that took so many years to live?

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
08/14/2016 to 08/19/2016
Shivanter Singh
An Innovative, Creative Approach to Rejuvenation

To complement your 5-day Radiant Power of Women retreat, add this yogi cleanse formulated specifically for women.

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
08/19/2016 to 08/26/2016
Bobby McFerrin
7-Day Inclusive Workshop

Please call Omega at 877.944.2002 to register for this workshop.

“Improvisation involves coming into a situation without rigid expectations or preconceptions. We must keep going forward, fearful or not, and be ready for anything that comes our way. That’s how life is.

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
08/26/2016 to 08/28/2016
Claude Stein
A Transformational Weekend 


Celebrate the phenomenal healing power of your own voice. Whether you already sing or always wished you could, this exciting workshop can transform your life.

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
08/26/2016 to 08/28/2016
Eva Tenuto
New Perspective Leadership

We all have personal stories we want to share, but often feel we can’t or shouldn’t.

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
08/28/2016 to 09/02/2016
Michael Gelb
7 Steps to a Personal & Professional Renaissance

Leonardo da Vinci—the brilliant anatomist, architect, botanist, engineer, inventor, geologist, musician, painter, and philosopher—helped bring the Western world out of the Middle Ages and into the Renaissance.

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
08/28/2016 to 09/02/2016
Jon Gabriel
A 5-Day Total Transformation Retreat

The Gabriel Method™ is a holistic, mind-body approach to weight loss that focuses on addressing and eliminating the root causes of obesity.

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY

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07/24/2016 to 07/29/2016
Alex Grey

Visionary artists Alex Grey and Allyson Grey teach painting and drawing from the wellspring of divine imagination. In this workshop, artists at any level of experience create from the sacred ground and the mystic eye.

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
07/24/2016 to 07/29/2016
Lynda Barry

This workshop is sold out. Please call Omega registration to be placed on a waiting list 877.944.2002.

Simple Secrets Revealed at Last!!! Writer/Cartoonist TELLS ALL in ACTION-PACKED Workshop!!! Write STORIES as NATURALLY as You Dream Them!!! Use: Memory!!! Pictures!!! Ordinary Words!!! Laughing!!! NO IDEA IS TOO SMALL!!!!

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
07/31/2016 to 08/05/2016
Lynda Barry

Lynda Barry and Dan Chaon have been teaching together for the last three years. Together they have developed a set of writing exercises that are part of their forthcoming book, Workbook 52.

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
08/05/2016 to 08/07/2016
Marge Piercy

Your life story is your most valuable asset, but do you know how to share it? Can you overcome your inner censors and keep writing in the face of frustration? How do you begin to tell a story that took so many years to live?

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
08/14/2016 to 08/19/2016
Shivanter Singh
An Innovative, Creative Approach to Rejuvenation

To complement your 5-day Radiant Power of Women retreat, add this yogi cleanse formulated specifically for women.

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
08/19/2016 to 08/26/2016
Bobby McFerrin
7-Day Inclusive Workshop

Please call Omega at 877.944.2002 to register for this workshop.

“Improvisation involves coming into a situation without rigid expectations or preconceptions. We must keep going forward, fearful or not, and be ready for anything that comes our way. That’s how life is.

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
08/26/2016 to 08/28/2016
Claude Stein
A Transformational Weekend 


Celebrate the phenomenal healing power of your own voice. Whether you already sing or always wished you could, this exciting workshop can transform your life.

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
08/26/2016 to 08/28/2016
Eva Tenuto
New Perspective Leadership

We all have personal stories we want to share, but often feel we can’t or shouldn’t.

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
08/28/2016 to 09/02/2016
Michael Gelb
7 Steps to a Personal & Professional Renaissance

Leonardo da Vinci—the brilliant anatomist, architect, botanist, engineer, inventor, geologist, musician, painter, and philosopher—helped bring the Western world out of the Middle Ages and into the Renaissance.

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
08/28/2016 to 09/02/2016
Jon Gabriel
A 5-Day Total Transformation Retreat

The Gabriel Method™ is a holistic, mind-body approach to weight loss that focuses on addressing and eliminating the root causes of obesity.

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY

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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
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
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
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
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
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 Bring More Mindfulness to Your Writing
Writing is a practice that requires both focus and imagination. Writers must paint details on the page that translate abstract ideas from their mind into readable stories and content. Poet Robert Bly once said, “If we want to create art we have to stitch together the inner world and the outer world.” Mindfulness, which is defined as paying attention to our moment-to-moment experience with nonjudgmental awareness, can do just that. More
Omega Institute Bitter Greens Salad With Walnuts & Cheese by Winnie Abramson
Serves 2 as a main course or 4 as an appetizer. Ingredients More
Omega Institute Wildcrafting as a Way of Life: An Interview With Herbalist Dina Falconi
An Interview With Herbalist Dina Falconi
Omega: Why would someone want to start making their own self-care products? Dina: First of all, it’s really fun. You don’t have to want to do it for any reason other than it’s really fun. Then, there are the deeper issues, which have to deal with self-care in a real way. It’s questioning what our body needs and then looking for simple solutions. This also opens up a world for people who have chemical sensitivity issues. They can custom blend what their body needs and not get headaches or reactivity. More
Omega Institute Make Your Own Energy Bars by Suzanne Boothby
Making your own nutrition bars at home costs less than store-bought bars. It also lets you personalize your bars with ingredients that you love and that give you the most energy. More
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

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