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07/31/2015 to 08/02/2015

In a recent study, 75 percent of yoga students reported attending yoga classes for stress management and 15 percent were using yoga specifically for depression or anxiety.

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
07/31/2015 to 08/02/2015
Rachel Fleischman
A Healing System to Change Your Life

Are you ready for an exuberant, deeply restorative, and life-changing experience? Dance Your Bliss™ is a powerful psychotherapeutic healing system that connects us to our best selves.

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
08/07/2015 to 08/09/2015
Keith Mitchell
Breaking Free of the Roles We Play

Former NFL linebacker Keith Mitchell was forced to retire early from injury. Instead of letting that define him, he focused on healing through yoga and meditation.

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
08/09/2015 to 08/14/2015
Shivanter Singh
Tonify, Detoxify & Balance Your Body, Mind & Spirit

To complement your 5-day Radiant Power of Women retreat, add this yogi cleanse formulated specifically for women and throughout the week enjoy fresh food and juices designed to support your digestion, lymphatic, and immune systems.

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
08/09/2015 to 08/14/2015
Practices for Physical & Emotional Transformation

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
08/16/2015 to 08/21/2015
Divine Energy Healing

VortexHealing® is a holistic energy-healing art taught around the world.

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
08/21/2015 to 08/23/2015
Gillian Arthur

During this restorative yoga retreat weekend, we relax and de-stress in a fully supported environment.

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
08/23/2015 to 08/28/2015
Jon Gabriel
A 5-Day Total Transformation Retreat

 

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
08/23/2015 to 08/28/2015
Tony Stockwell
Exploration & Discovery

Does fear hold you back from connecting with and surrendering to spirit? Are you looking for a way to break down the barriers created by fear and deepen your connection to the spirit world?

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
08/23/2015 to 08/28/2015
Craig D. Blinderman

Palliative care is specialized medical care for people with serious illnesses.

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY

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07/31/2015 to 08/02/2015

In a recent study, 75 percent of yoga students reported attending yoga classes for stress management and 15 percent were using yoga specifically for depression or anxiety.

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
07/31/2015 to 08/02/2015
Rachel Fleischman
A Healing System to Change Your Life

Are you ready for an exuberant, deeply restorative, and life-changing experience? Dance Your Bliss™ is a powerful psychotherapeutic healing system that connects us to our best selves.

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
08/07/2015 to 08/09/2015
Keith Mitchell
Breaking Free of the Roles We Play

Former NFL linebacker Keith Mitchell was forced to retire early from injury. Instead of letting that define him, he focused on healing through yoga and meditation.

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
08/09/2015 to 08/14/2015
Shivanter Singh
Tonify, Detoxify & Balance Your Body, Mind & Spirit

To complement your 5-day Radiant Power of Women retreat, add this yogi cleanse formulated specifically for women and throughout the week enjoy fresh food and juices designed to support your digestion, lymphatic, and immune systems.

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
08/09/2015 to 08/14/2015
Practices for Physical & Emotional Transformation

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
08/16/2015 to 08/21/2015
Divine Energy Healing

VortexHealing® is a holistic energy-healing art taught around the world.

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
08/21/2015 to 08/23/2015
Gillian Arthur

During this restorative yoga retreat weekend, we relax and de-stress in a fully supported environment.

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
08/23/2015 to 08/28/2015
Jon Gabriel
A 5-Day Total Transformation Retreat

 

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
08/23/2015 to 08/28/2015
Tony Stockwell
Exploration & Discovery

Does fear hold you back from connecting with and surrendering to spirit? Are you looking for a way to break down the barriers created by fear and deepen your connection to the spirit world?

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
08/23/2015 to 08/28/2015
Craig D. Blinderman

Palliative care is specialized medical care for people with serious illnesses.

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY

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American fitness guru Tony Horton, creator of the popular P90X® program, explains the importance of purpose and what it takes to live a truly healthy life.   Learn more about working out with Tony.       More
Sue Hitzmann, the creator of the MELT Method, appeared on the Rachel Ray Show to demonstrate the 50-second face lift. Here, she shows you how the 5-minute face lift gives you the biggest benefits—benefits you can immediately see and feel.   Learn more about Sue Hitzmann   Learn more about the MELT Method   More
Super Qi Summit teacher Michael J. Gelb offers a simple yet profound qigong practice called “the inner smile” that you can perform anywhere—for improved health and well-being.   Learn more about Michael J. Gelb   Learn more about the Super Qi Summit   More
Super Qi Summit teachers Michael J. Gelb and Robert Peng discuss the nature and cultivation of universal life force—and how the practice of qigong can change the world.   Learn more about Michael J. Gelb and Robert Peng.     More
Omega's Veterans, Trauma & Treatment conference is an unprecedented gathering of experts in resiliency and the treatment of trauma for veterans using complementary and alternative medicine. It offers professional information on the latest mind-body treatments for veterans with PTSD. Throughout the weekend, keynote lectures, panel discussions, and concurrent workshops explore mind-body treatments for veterans’ trauma. More
Working with some of the top stars in Hollywood, psychotherapists Barry Michels and Phil Stutz, coauthors of The Tools, have helped thousands of patients live fuller, more passionate and creative lives.     More
We all have heard that yoga and other mind-body practices are good for us. Using recent studies as a foundation for exploration, Jon Kabat-Zinn explains some of the science and theory behind why yoga, tai chi, Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction, and other mind-body practices can improve the recovery of those who have been wounded through trauma. Explore more from Jon Kabat-Zinn   More
Peter A. Levine: Meditation to Relieve Survivor's Guilt
How can we help those who have suffered survivor's guilt to feel at home in their bodies again? Peter A. Levine leads an exercise and describes the methods of helping patients experience, reflect, and learn from their emotions. Peter Levine is teaching the professional training The Body as Healer: New Advances in Trauma Treatment October 18-23. More
Interested in doing a cleanse but not sure where to begin? Tom Francescott, a naturopathic doctor who specializes in science-based detoxification and personalized natural health care, explains the deeper reasons behind why people cleanse and why detoxifying is a great tool for letting go and moving forward in your life.   Explore more from Tom Francescott   More
Zen Buddhist monk and combat veteran of the Vietnam War, Claude AnShin Thomas discusses the scars of war and the importance of understanding why healing doesn't mean the absence of suffering. Explore more from Claude AnShin Thomas   More

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Omega Institute Standing Meditation 101
What: Standing meditation encourages you to tune into your body—and the present moment—while standing up or holding a specific standing yoga or tai chi pose. Some teachers may invite you to focus on the physical sensations of standing while tuning into the world around you. Others may encourage you to focus on your breathing and/or an internal visualization. More
Omega Institute Resilience & the Yoga of Recovery: An Interview With Nikki Myers
An Interview With Nikki Myers
After her struggle with addiction, Nikki Myers founded Yoga of 12-Step Recovery (Y12SR), a relapse-prevention program that integrates yoga with the tools of 12-step programs. Myers says that addictive behaviors can disconnect and separate you—from yourself, your loved ones, and your environment. In Sanskrit yoga means "union" and the practice can help restore balance and wholeness, especially for those in recovery. Omega: What does resilience mean to you? More
Omega Institute Trauma Workers Need to Help Themselves, Too
Burnout. Compassion fatigue. Secondary traumatic stress. These are terms used to describe the emotional (and physical) drain experienced by many trauma workers. The symptoms can mimic those of post-traumatic stress: feeling numb, anxious, depressed, cynical, discouraged, or fatigued. Caregivers may also experience sleep issues from working too many hours or seeing too many patients. More
Omega Institute Brain-Boosting Avocado Smoothie
This simple green smoothie features a secret brain-boosting ingredient: avocado. Unlike many other fruits and vegetables, avocados contain healthy unsaturated fats that help keep your brain cell membranes flexible and protect nerve cells. As a bonus, avocados create a creamy, silky smooth texture much like soft serve ice cream. Try blending this treat today. Makes 2 Servings Ingredients More
Omega Institute Moving Through Grief by Ana Forrest
Holding on to anger, fear, or resentment can cause physical pain, but when we heal our emotional pain, our physical pain often subsides. The emotions need to be in motion in order for us to be healthy. We've got to move them and feel them and let them express themselves. More
Omega Institute What's the Best Wellness Treatment for You?
One of the best ways to reboot your mind, body, and spirit is with a little self-care. Bodywork is a great option, but sometimes it's hard to know what treatment will work best for you.  Omega's Wellness Center offers more than 45 services, from energy work to life coaching to massage and more, but choosing a service doesn't need to stress you out. The reservations staff is trained to listen to your needs and make recommendations based on what’s going on for you. Plus, they make sure the timing works with your workshop, meals, and other Omega events. More
Omega Institute Don't Let Your Vacation Days Slip Away
Call it martyrdom. Call it work-a-holism. Call it what you like. The fact is, Americans are taking fewer vacation days than ever before. A recent study shows that Americans basically work for free for about one week per year. More
Omega Institute Embrace Life at Every Stage
In 1900, the average life expectancy was less than 50 years old. The U.S. Census Bureau now predicts that by 2020 the average life expectancy will be close to 80 years old, and many people will live beyond that. While life spans are increasing, there is an ever-growing media culture that seems obsessed with anti-aging, as evidenced by the growing promotion of anti-aging creams and diets, and attention to celebrities who “defy” their age. More
Omega Institute Mantra Meditation 101
What: Practiced in a variety of spiritual traditions, mantra meditation is the act of silently or audibly repeating a mantra—a special word, thought, or phrase—either in an ancient, sacred language, or in your native tongue. More
Omega Institute Secrets of Master Yogis
Yoga can be practiced by anyone, at any age. It helps young and old build strength, find balance, and stay flexible through low-impact movement. B.K.S Iyengar, one of the world’s most well-known yoga masters passed away in 2014, just shy of his 97th birthday. He started life with a frail and sick body but grew to be able to hold conversations while standing on his head, a level of vitality he attributed to yoga.  More

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