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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
What does it mean to be a medical intuitive? Mona Lisa Schulz, MD, PhD explains the practice of listening to what your symptoms may be telling you to change in order to live a healthier life. Learn more about Mona Lisa Schulz: http://eomega.org/workshops/teachers/mona-lisa-schulz More
Internationally recognized clinical psychologist and author, Laurel Parnell, PhD, demonstrates a simple bilateral tapping technique to calm yourself down any time you feel anxious. Explore more from Laurel Parnell   More
Geneen Roth’s pioneering books were among the first to link compulsive eating and perpetual dieting with deeply personal and spiritual issues that go far beyond food, weight, and body image. Roth believes that we eat the way we live, and that our relationship to food, money, and love is an exact reflection of our deepest held beliefs about ourselves, and the amount of joy, abundance, pain, and scarcity we believe we have (or are allowed) to have in our lives. Explore more from Geneen Roth.   More
http://eomega.org/omega/faculty/viewProfile/97ecd377bd79efc81f34807966c4881c/ Danny Dreyer is the creator of ChiRunning® and ChiWalking®, forms of moving that blend the subtle inner focuses of t’ai chi with running and walking. His work is based on his study of t’ai chi with Master Zhu Xilin and internationally renowned Master George Xu, and his 35 years of experience running, racing ultra marathons, and coaching people in “intelligent movement.” Danny Dreyer is an accomplished ultra marathon runner and has raced every distance from 10K to 100 miles. More
"The subtle energy of your food becomes your mind." This phrase from the Upanishads has been a guiding principle for David Wolfe, one of the world’s top authorities on natural health and beauty, longevity, raw-living foods, superfoods, superherbs, and chocolate. Here he describes how we're living in the best of times and the worst of times in history for diet and food and it's up to us to choose wisely. Explore more from David Wolfe      More
Yogi Amrit Desai is a pioneer in bringing the ancient teachings of yoga from India to the West and is widely acknowledged for carrying the authentic voice of yoga throughout the world. In this video, he explains the fight or flight response that occurs inside the body during yoga and how to restore the balance in order consciously crossover this edge without resistance. Learn more about Yogi Amrit Desai: http://www.eomega.org/workshops/teachers/yogi-amrit-desai More
Kelly McGonigal, PhD, discusses yoga philosophy, anatomy, physiology, and psychology, and reveals how yoga and mindfulness practices lead to healing.   Explore more from Kelly McGonigal     More
Kundalini Yoga teacher and Integrative Nutrition health counselor, Shivanter Singh reveals why a healthy lifestyle comes from being more conscious and purposeful every day. 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 4 Surprising Benefits of Rest
When the battery runs low on your phone or tablet, you plug it in to recharge. Sadly, many of us don’t realize we can do the same for ourselves with a little rest.  Research reveals some surprising health benefits to taking a little R&R, and it points out why we need it. In a fast-paced world that boasts a 24-hour news cycle and offers "connection" through social media at any time, most people feel like they are just trying to keep up.   More
Omega Institute How to Embrace Presence in Body & Mind: An Interview With Tara Brach, Part 2
An Interview With Tara Brach, Part 2
Omega: We seem to have an uneasy relationship with the body in Western culture. We are especially averse to pain, discomfort, and aging. How can we learn to be more at home in the body no matter our physical condition? More
Omega Institute Hope, Connection & Survival in the Wild by Les Stroud
As a young boy I played outside my cottage in the forest, pretending to survive. I made pillows out of moss and put branches up for crude shelter roofs. I talked to trees and bugs and animals. It was my escape. My refuge from a mediocre life in suburbia. I dreamed of being like Jacques Cousteau. I dreamed of being like Tarzan. And, lo and behold, what is Survivorman if not the perfect hybrid of those two dreams? But in the adult world of television production, my reason for those dreams—connecting to nature—disappeared into the din of business, money, and schedules.  More
Omega Institute Energy Meditation 101
What: In energy meditation, you focus your attention on a subtle energy (like chi or prana), or on a subtle energy center (like the chakras). More
Omega Institute Can Lyme Disease Be Treated Naturally?
Omega: Is it possible to effectively treat Lyme or its coinfections with an all-natural approach? More
Omega Institute The Power of Unplugging
Why You May Want to Try a "Digital Detox"
If you are interested in being more productive at work, having better relationships, sleeping soundly, and having a slimmer waistline, it might be time to unplug. Research now confirms what many of us suspected—the convenience of our mobile devices comes with an energy-draining price. The good news is we can reclaim our energy by unplugging, whether it be for a few hours before bed, the whole weekend, or longer. More
Omega Institute Mindful Eating Offers Hope to Diabetics & Binge Eaters
Mindful eating is a practice, not a diet. It doesn't offer recipes, menu plans, or lists of allowed and restricted foods. Instead, it asks you to use all your senses, take breaths between bites, and bring more awareness to the process of eating. More
Omega Wellness Week Returns
The first Omega Wellness Week took place in 1986, before organic food was widely available and yoga and meditation centers were the hip spots in most towns. It was also before smart phones, tablets, and other digital distractions took up so much of our time.  More
Omega Institute What Does Wellness Mean to You?
Benjamin Franklin said, “An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.” Most experts agree: don't wait to for a major health crisis to get well. Here are four simple places to start redefining what wellness looks like in your life. 1. Reduce Your Stress More
Omega Institute 2 Ways to Stress Relief
Chronic stress has a major impact on our health, contributing to conditions like anxiety, insomnia, obesity, weakened immune system, heart disease, and more. We asked two Omega teachers for their best tips for recognizing and managing stress. The Naturopathic Doctor One of the first things to do is connect to your breath. If you're a shallow breather, spend a few minutes feeling what it’s like to breath into your belly. This will allow your parasympathetic nervous system to relax. More

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