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06/07/2015 to 06/12/2015
Mukti Michael Buck
Full Hour Sequence
Gain a strong foundation in Vedic-style Thai Yoga Massage and learn how to perform a one-hour sequence with accomplished instructor Mukti Michael Buck. More
Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
06/12/2015 to 06/14/2015
Divine Light Transmission for Quantum Spiritual Advancement
Master healer and spiritual teacher Paramahansa Jagadish helps us deepen our spiritual understanding and become more present to the gifts of life. More
Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
06/12/2015 to 06/14/2015
Daniel Orlansky
The Art of Energy Flow
Daniel Orlansky teaches yoga asanas, qigong, breathing exercises, and massage techniques that activate and balance our bodies' meridian pathways. More
Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
06/12/2015 to 06/14/2015
David Wolfe
What the Colors of Our Food Mean
Learn what the color of your food means and transform your health with best-selling author David Wolfe. More
Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
06/12/2015 to 06/19/2015
Bob Wolfe
Creating Healthful Balance
Reflexologist Bob Wolfe teaches how to confidently give a successful, relaxing one-hour reflexology session. More
Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
06/14/2015 to 06/19/2015
Lori S. Katz
A Warrior Renew Program
Based on the Warrior Renew program, this 5-day retreat is designed to address unique aspects of miltary sexual trauma for women veterans and active duty service members. More
Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
06/14/2015 to 06/19/2015
Steven Weiss
Join Steven Weiss in this introductory workshop to his Altar of Creation system, and learn to support human healing at the deepest levels. More
Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
06/14/2015 to 06/19/2015
Tom Francescott
Discover Your Personal Path to Wellness
Omega Wellness Week is the perfect opportunity to do what you have promised yourself for years: Take a break and dedicate some quality time for your health, healing, and happiness. More
Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
06/19/2015 to 06/21/2015
Marie Manuchehri
Connect With Ancient Wisdom & Healing Energy
Learn to receive, interpret, and successfully use your senses to heal your body and achieve better health and well-being. More
Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
06/19/2015 to 06/21/2015
Shivanter Singh
40 Years in the Kitchen With Shivanter & Taylor
Nourish your body and excite your palate with this fun, hands-on cooking workshop with Shivanter Singh and Taylor Foster. More
Location:
Rhinebeck, NY

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06/07/2015 to 06/12/2015
Mukti Michael Buck
Full Hour Sequence
Gain a strong foundation in Vedic-style Thai Yoga Massage and learn how to perform a one-hour sequence with accomplished instructor Mukti Michael Buck. More
Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
06/12/2015 to 06/14/2015
Divine Light Transmission for Quantum Spiritual Advancement
Master healer and spiritual teacher Paramahansa Jagadish helps us deepen our spiritual understanding and become more present to the gifts of life. More
Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
06/12/2015 to 06/14/2015
Daniel Orlansky
The Art of Energy Flow
Daniel Orlansky teaches yoga asanas, qigong, breathing exercises, and massage techniques that activate and balance our bodies' meridian pathways. More
Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
06/12/2015 to 06/14/2015
David Wolfe
What the Colors of Our Food Mean
Learn what the color of your food means and transform your health with best-selling author David Wolfe. More
Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
06/12/2015 to 06/19/2015
Bob Wolfe
Creating Healthful Balance
Reflexologist Bob Wolfe teaches how to confidently give a successful, relaxing one-hour reflexology session. More
Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
06/14/2015 to 06/19/2015
Lori S. Katz
A Warrior Renew Program
Based on the Warrior Renew program, this 5-day retreat is designed to address unique aspects of miltary sexual trauma for women veterans and active duty service members. More
Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
06/14/2015 to 06/19/2015
Steven Weiss
Join Steven Weiss in this introductory workshop to his Altar of Creation system, and learn to support human healing at the deepest levels. More
Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
06/14/2015 to 06/19/2015
Tom Francescott
Discover Your Personal Path to Wellness
Omega Wellness Week is the perfect opportunity to do what you have promised yourself for years: Take a break and dedicate some quality time for your health, healing, and happiness. More
Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
06/19/2015 to 06/21/2015
Marie Manuchehri
Connect With Ancient Wisdom & Healing Energy
Learn to receive, interpret, and successfully use your senses to heal your body and achieve better health and well-being. More
Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
06/19/2015 to 06/21/2015
Shivanter Singh
40 Years in the Kitchen With Shivanter & Taylor
Nourish your body and excite your palate with this fun, hands-on cooking workshop with Shivanter Singh and Taylor Foster. More
Location:
Rhinebeck, NY

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A renowned physician and expert on mind-body wellness, Gabor Maté discusses why a common link between most chronic diseases is often the person's emotional life as well as their relationship to the world at the 2012 Yoga Service Council conference. Explore more from Gabor Mate: More
Peter A. Levine, PhD, is the originator and developer of Somatic Experiencing® and the director of The Somatic Experiencing® Trauma Institute, a nonprofit, educational, and research organization focusing on worldwide healing and prevention of trauma. He discusses how chronic pain and trauma interact, and why somatic experiencing can help.   Learn more about Peter A. Levine's upcoming presentation at the Veterans, Trauma & Treatment conference.       More
The number of veterans suffering from post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is alarmingly high, and growing on a daily basis. In response to the growing need for support above and beyond what the current system is equipped to provide, Omega convened a group of national experts, healing practitioners, and veteran's advocates to collaborate on best practices in healing modalities in an effort to help more veterans get treatment, more quickly. More
Roger Jahnke, a doctor of Chinese medicine with more than 25 years of clinical experience, is one of the nation’s most revered tai chi and qigong teachers. In this video, he demonstrates a simple, health-inducing, breathing exercise you can do anywhere at any time.   Learn more about Roger Jahnke     More
The television shows you watch, the magazines you read, and the people you listen to may do more harm than good. Zen master, Thich Nhat Hanh reveals why it's important to be mindful of what you consume if you intend to live a more peaceful life. Explore more from Thich Nhat Hanh   More
Recognized as the “First Lady of Yoga”, Lilias Folan offers a quick and easy demonstration of yoga-based stretches you can do when you're stuck at your desk or at the airport. Explore more from Lilias Folan   More
Zindel Segal, PhD, is the Cameron Wilson Chair in Depression Studies, Head of the Mood and Anxiety Disorders Program, and a professor in the department of psychiatry at the University of Toronto. He is also Head of the Cognitive Behaviour Therapy Unit at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health and a pioneer in the use of mindfulness meditation in the area of mood disorders. Learn more about Zindel Segal: http://eomega.org/omega/faculty/viewProfile/be5e5298711778ecc0fa5c9dd78c4496/ More
Zindel Segal, PhD, the Cameron Wilson Chair in Depression Studies, says that depression is not a sign of weakness or failure. Therapy is an important resource for wellness and health that seeks to reverse engineer any feelings of isolation that many people experience in modern-day society. Learn more about Zindel Segal: http://eomega.org/omega/faculty/viewProfile/be5e5298711778ecc0fa5c9dd78c4496/ More
The founder of Amrit Yoga Institute and Ayurveda Wellness Center and an internationally recognized authority on yoga and holistic living, Yogi Amrit Desai is widely acknowledged for carrying the authentic voice of yoga throughout the world. In this video, he explains the meaning of the meditation and relaxation technique, yoga nidra. Learn more about Yogi Amrit Desai: http://www.eomega.org/workshops/teachers/yogi-amrit-desai More
Internationally recognized clinical psychologist and author, Laurel Parnell, PhD, explains why eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR) is an effective tool when treating post-traumatic stress disorder. Learn more about Laurel Parnell: eomega.org/omega/faculty/viewProfile/599ef999a89782acb5c475041e722c80/ More

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Omega Institute 10 Ayurvedic Practices for Winter by Shiva Rea
Self-Care for the Quiet Season
1. Sneha—oiling the body, nose, and ears in the evening is nourishing and fortifying for the muscles and connective tissues. As our bodies are exposed to cold and wind, our pores and fascia tighten and roughen in response. Oiling the orifices of the head helps the sensory pathways stay balanced. Favor kapha massage oil, ashwagandha-bala oil, or sesame oil.  2. Do dry-brushing a few times a week to invigorate the tissues and move stagnant lymph and blood. More
Omega Institute An Introduction to Subtle Energy
How to Work With Prana and Qi
Words to describe the subtle life force that animates us—like prana and qi—have been around for thousands of years. These terms are only recently becoming common in our Western vernacular and can be difficult to translate. Like a cool breeze or the warmth of a fire, prana and qi are perhaps more easily understood when felt and experienced. More
Omega Institute How Friends Make Life Better
Abbott and Costello. Laverne and Shirley. Kirk and Spock. Bert and Ernie. Thelma and Louise. Chandler and Joey. Harry and Hermione. These iconic fictional friendships, depending on our age, hold special places in our memories. Whether these duos helped us laugh or had relationships we wanted to emulate in our own lives, they illustrate the value we find in friendship. Friends can offer a listening ear, a hand to hold, or hug when you need it. But friendships are fading these days. 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 Take a Stand In Your Life By Sitting Down to Meditate by Jon Kabat-Zinn
In its outward manifestation, meditation appears to involve either stopping, by parking the body in stillness that suspends activity, or giving oneself over to flowing movement. In either case, it is an embodiment of wise attention, an inward gesture undertaken for the most part in silence, a shift from doing to simply being. It is an act that may at first seem artificial but that we soon discover, if we keep at it, is ultimately one of pure love for the life unfolding within us and around us. 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 Navigating the Holidays While in Recovery: More Compassion & Less Stress Are Key
More Compassion & Less Stress Are Key
While the holidays can be joyful and exciting, they can also be overwhelming and stressful, especially for those in recovery. Whether you feel the pressure to party or are confronting feelings of loneliness, cultivating more compassion and managing stress levels can help keep relapse at bay. Cultivate Self-Compassion More
Omega Institute Exercise Your Joy Muscle
“Happiness is not something ready made. It comes from your own actions," says the Dalai Lama.  Many experts and spiritual teachers tell us that happiness, or joy, is a choice that we make. In fact, research shows you can get happy in seconds once you have found the right tools. Try a few of these simple exercises to help boost your mood and feel more joy each day. 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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