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06/19/2016 to 06/24/2016
Discover the Gateway to Health & Healing

What if you could easily tune into the wisdom of your body and understand exactly what you need to heal yourself physically, emotionally, and energetically?

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
06/24/2016 to 06/26/2016
Tony Horton

Real and lasting change can happen when we commit to health as a lifestyle. Exercise, whole foods, and the right mindset is a combination that leads to a vibrant, productive, and full life when we focus on being the best we can be.

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
06/24/2016 to 06/26/2016

Reiki is one of the most popular and widely recognized forms of energy healing in the world.

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
06/24/2016 to 06/26/2016
A Weekend Retreat With Panache Desai

Your soul has a vibrational essence, guiding you to understand and fulfill your unique role and purpose in life. But how do you tune into that vibration and access an authentic life of possibility, synchronicity, and inner peace?

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
06/24/2016 to 06/26/2016
Tom Francescott
Discover Your Personal Path to Wellness

Omega Wellness Weekends are 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.

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
07/01/2016 to 07/03/2016
David Perlmutter

Have you or a loved one been affected by dementia or Alzheimer’s disease? Are you a medical professional treating dementia patients? Anyone whose life has been touched by either of these conditions knows the devastating impact they can have.

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
07/01/2016 to 07/03/2016
Roger Jahnke

The greatest promise offered by the ancient practice of qigong is that we can heal our own pain and suffering—in body, mind, and spirit.

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
07/10/2016 to 07/15/2016
Robert Peng

The program is part of Retreat Week. Learn more.

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
07/15/2016 to 07/22/2016
A 7-Day Professional Training

Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) is a powerful therapeutic method for healing trauma-based problems.

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
07/24/2016 to 07/29/2016
Advanced Clinical Workshop & Refresher Course 


In this workshop for licensed professionals, you have the opportunity to refresh your technique and review Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) protocols and procedures, consult on difficult cases, watch demonstrations

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY

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06/19/2016 to 06/24/2016
Discover the Gateway to Health & Healing

What if you could easily tune into the wisdom of your body and understand exactly what you need to heal yourself physically, emotionally, and energetically?

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
06/24/2016 to 06/26/2016
Tony Horton

Real and lasting change can happen when we commit to health as a lifestyle. Exercise, whole foods, and the right mindset is a combination that leads to a vibrant, productive, and full life when we focus on being the best we can be.

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
06/24/2016 to 06/26/2016

Reiki is one of the most popular and widely recognized forms of energy healing in the world.

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
06/24/2016 to 06/26/2016
A Weekend Retreat With Panache Desai

Your soul has a vibrational essence, guiding you to understand and fulfill your unique role and purpose in life. But how do you tune into that vibration and access an authentic life of possibility, synchronicity, and inner peace?

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
06/24/2016 to 06/26/2016
Tom Francescott
Discover Your Personal Path to Wellness

Omega Wellness Weekends are 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.

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
07/01/2016 to 07/03/2016
David Perlmutter

Have you or a loved one been affected by dementia or Alzheimer’s disease? Are you a medical professional treating dementia patients? Anyone whose life has been touched by either of these conditions knows the devastating impact they can have.

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
07/01/2016 to 07/03/2016
Roger Jahnke

The greatest promise offered by the ancient practice of qigong is that we can heal our own pain and suffering—in body, mind, and spirit.

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
07/10/2016 to 07/15/2016
Robert Peng

The program is part of Retreat Week. Learn more.

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
07/15/2016 to 07/22/2016
A 7-Day Professional Training

Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) is a powerful therapeutic method for healing trauma-based problems.

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
07/24/2016 to 07/29/2016
Advanced Clinical Workshop & Refresher Course 


In this workshop for licensed professionals, you have the opportunity to refresh your technique and review Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) protocols and procedures, consult on difficult cases, watch demonstrations

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY

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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. 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
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
Renowned physician and expert on mind-body wellness, Gabor Maté, speaks at the Yoga Service Conference about the long-term effects of stress and tension on a young child's life as well as the role of love, connection, and the authentic expression of self in the development of a healthy immune system. Learn more about Gabor Maté     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.           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

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Omega Institute Blue Zones Tips for Healthier, Happier Kids
Children’s book writer Dr. Seuss wrote, “Sometimes the questions are complicated and the answers are simple.” In children’s health, we have a lot of questions about what has gone wrong. Why are one in three kids considered overweight or obese? How did cancer and suicide become two of the leading causes of death for kids between the ages of five and 14, according to the CDC? More
Omega Institute Wild Fall Pesto by Suzanne Boothby
Pesto is quick to make and versatile in the kitchen. It can be tossed with pasta, used as a base for dipping vegetables, or added to omelets for extra color and zing. You can make pesto with the last of the herbs in the garden and freeze it for enjoyment throughout the colder months. More
Omega Institute 5 Cool R&R Classes
Get Artsy Expressing yourself through art is a great way to relax, and it has a positive impact on your overall health. More
Omega Institute Walking for Wellness Across the Nation
Omega: Part of your mission is “To re-establish walking as a healing tradition in Black communities as tribute to the women who walked before us.” You recently caravanned over 500 women from 10 cities to Selma for the 50th Anniversary of the Selma-to-Montgomery March. How did it feel for women to, quite literally, be walking in the footsteps of grandparents and ancestors? More
Omega Institute Walking Meditation 101
What: Walking meditation involves focusing on the physical sensations of every step you take, sometimes in coordination with the breath. Examples: The Zen Buddhist practice of kinhin; the Native American vision quest; Kundalini Yoga's breathwalk practice; the Hindu, Jain, and Buddhist practice of parikrama; and the Christian practice of walking a labyrinth. More
Ditching Diets & Releasing Stress: An Interview With Jon Gabriel
An Interview With Jon Gabriel
Omega: How did you transition from being a chronic dieter to finding a more holistic approach to weight loss and life? Jon: I came to a place of desperation, where I was 400 pounds. I was exhausted. I was stressed out. And life had just given me a second chance: I was almost on one of the planes that crashed on 9/11. I thought to myself, “Here I am killing myself and the universe just gave me a second chance.” More
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

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