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08/19/2016 to 08/21/2016
Gail Larsen
If You Want to Change the World, Tell a Better Story

Our transformational times call not for polished professionals and students of technique, but rather for authentic communicators committed to fostering healthy people, healthy communities, and a healthy planet.

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
08/26/2016 to 08/28/2016
Gail Larsen
If You Want to Change the World, Tell a Better Story

Our transformational times call not for polished professionals and students of technique, but rather for authentic communicators committed to fostering healthy people, healthy communities, and a healthy planet.

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
09/09/2016 to 09/11/2016
Barbara Bash
Make Your Leadership Mark

What is the meaning of making our mark? How do we bring our leadership vision to fruition? What does bravery look like when we are doing power differently?

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
09/16/2016 to 09/18/2016
Michelle Stransky
A Visionary Gathering to Cocreate Community & World

WisdomWomen is a growing movement of women who believe it is time to look in a revolutionary new direction and build our world from a different paradigm. We are not asking whether or not this can be done. We are claiming that it is ours to do.

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
09/18/2016 to 09/23/2016
Sharon Salzberg
Become the Kind of Leader the World Needs Now

This workshop is by application only. Please submit your materials according to the directions on this page.

This workshop is by application only.

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
10/21/2016 to 10/23/2016
Marianne Schnall
Women's Voices in the New Media

Four influential movers and shakers in online media and gender justice draw on their experience—from award-winning websites, the storytelling and innovation of TED talks, leading-edge media strategies, over a half dozen books, and more than a deca

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY

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08/19/2016 to 08/21/2016
Gail Larsen
If You Want to Change the World, Tell a Better Story

Our transformational times call not for polished professionals and students of technique, but rather for authentic communicators committed to fostering healthy people, healthy communities, and a healthy planet.

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
08/26/2016 to 08/28/2016
Gail Larsen
If You Want to Change the World, Tell a Better Story

Our transformational times call not for polished professionals and students of technique, but rather for authentic communicators committed to fostering healthy people, healthy communities, and a healthy planet.

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
09/09/2016 to 09/11/2016
Barbara Bash
Make Your Leadership Mark

What is the meaning of making our mark? How do we bring our leadership vision to fruition? What does bravery look like when we are doing power differently?

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
09/16/2016 to 09/18/2016
Michelle Stransky
A Visionary Gathering to Cocreate Community & World

WisdomWomen is a growing movement of women who believe it is time to look in a revolutionary new direction and build our world from a different paradigm. We are not asking whether or not this can be done. We are claiming that it is ours to do.

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
09/18/2016 to 09/23/2016
Sharon Salzberg
Become the Kind of Leader the World Needs Now

This workshop is by application only. Please submit your materials according to the directions on this page.

This workshop is by application only.

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
10/21/2016 to 10/23/2016
Marianne Schnall
Women's Voices in the New Media

Four influential movers and shakers in online media and gender justice draw on their experience—from award-winning websites, the storytelling and innovation of TED talks, leading-edge media strategies, over a half dozen books, and more than a deca

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY

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Loung Ung, a survivor of the killing fields of Cambodia, reveals what it takes to heal from trauma and rewrite your history. Learn more about Loung Ung:http://eomega.org/workshops/teachers/loung-ung     More
Ubaka Hill, founder and curator of The Drumsong Institute Museum and Archive of Women’s Drumming Traditions of North America, shares her thoughts on why the Women Serving Women Summit is a powerful opportunity for local and global organizations working to achieve like-minded goals. More
Internationally known yoga teacher and spiritual activist, Seane Corn reveals the true purpose of leadership is taking responsibilities for your actions, practicing forgiveness, developing self-confidence, honing your intuition and making the conscious choice to step forward in support of others moving towards a vision of peace. Explore more from Seane Corn   More
New York Times best-selling author, Elizabeth Lesser is cofounder and senior advisor of Omega Institute. For 30 years, she has studied and worked with leading figures in the fields of emotional intelligence and healing—healing self and healing society. For much of that time, Lesser was a driving force at Omega, helping to lead the organization, create the curriculum, and spearhead many of its programs, including the Women and Power conferences, which offer a dialogue between women in leadership positions in a variety of areas—government, religion, media, the arts, and more. More
Internationally known yoga teacher and spiritual activist, Seane Corn encourages you to practice the ideals of yoga—integration, union, and love—by listening to your heart, being mindful of the choices you make with your money and your voice in order to create a more peaceful community for everyone. Explore more from Seane Corn.   More
Dynamic and inspiring spiritual teacher, Adyashanti reveals that as you become more conscious, the desire to be of service becomes a natural instinct. But, it is important to look deeply at your motivations to understand if you are coming to service from a place of division—you against them—which may create resistance, rather than coming to service from a place of wholeness which will create deeper transformation for all. Learn more about Adyashanti More
Judith Ansara, MSW, is the creator of Women, Spirit, and Power empowerment trainings, dedicated to bringing women and feminine leadership principles into effective presence in the world. In this video, she discusses the importance of Omega Women's Leadership Center (OWLC) and how the gifts of feminine will help heal and balance the world. Learn more about Judith Ansara: eomega.org/omega/faculty/viewProfile/9415318b2f12188ea2f5707563c04afe/ More
Robert Gass, EdD, has been known for leading edge work in human consciousness and organizational change for more than 30 years. In this video, he says that one of the fundamental challenges of our time is to find the balance of masculine and feminine power in leadership roles so that we are able to creatively and successfully adapt to the rapid changes we are facing as a society. Learn more about Robert Gass: http://eomega.org/omega/faculty/viewProfile/cdddfb5e514c1ff95c46c9c113534b5d/ More
According to the Nonprofit Finance Fund's annual survey of more than 1,900 nonprofit leaders in markets nationwide, there is a rising demand for nonprofit safety net services and a lack of adequate resources to meet the needs of society's most vulnerable. It is against this backdrop that Omega Institute awards a number of grants to our nonprofit peers, allowing them to attend Service Week, a one of a kind, free strategic planning and networking retreat on Omega's 195-acre Rhinebeck campus. More

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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 How to Lead Like a Spiritual Warrior: An Interview With angel Kyodo williams
An Interview With angel Kyodo williams
Omega: To be a spiritual warrior—an archetype in all traditions—you've said we need to “transcend the stories we make up in our own minds about ourselves and our shortcomings.... It's the labels that we apply and that are applied to us that box us in, break us down, and wear us out." How does this apply to women, specifically, who want to act in service to the greater good? More
Omega Institute Women & the Media: Making Our Voices Heard: An Interview With Jamia Wilson
An Interview With Jamia Wilson
Omega: Can you describe how Women, Action, and the Media (WAM!) is supporting the free expression of women and transgender people in the media? Jamia: What is really special about WAM! is that it’s a movement for gender justice in the media that is intergenerational, because our membership composition and our leadership in terms of the board, staff, and chapter leaders are intergenerational. More
Omega Institute Family of Woodstock Builds Relationships at Service Week
The motto of Family of Woodstock (Family) is: “Any problem under the sun.” This year, Family celebrated its 45th anniversary in part by returning to Omega Service Week, an initiative that supports fellow nonprofits who come for self-led organizational retreats on Omega’s campus. More than 30 organizations took part in the retreats this year. More
Omega Institute Threading Anger Through Love by angel Kyodo williams
Anger is capable of pointing us back to love. It arises as a result of an offense to what we love. If we can use anger to reconnect to love, then that anger—the response that we have to injustice, pain, and suffering in the world—can be a generative force rather than a destructive one. More
Omega Institute Social Justice & Buddhism: An Interview With angel Kyodo williams
An Interview With angel Kyodo williams
Omega: You’ve said, “The heart that hurts is the very same heart that heals.” How do we build a bridge from personal to collective healing, and apply inner gentleness to systems and structures that urgently need to alter? More
Curiosity & Resilience by Elizabeth Gilbert
Omega: What is your relationship to curiosity and how do you cultivate resilience? 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 Pioneering Media Literacy Activist Jean Kilbourne Is Juno Resident
Jean Kilbourne, internationally recognized for her groundbreaking work on images of women in advertising and for her critical studies of alcohol and tobacco advertising, recently stayed on Omega's campus as a Juno Leadership Resident with the  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

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