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08/02/2015 to 08/07/2015
For kids ages 8–12

Sports, games, and fitness are meant to be fun. In this camp for boys and girls of all sports experience and fitness abilities, the emphasis is on physical activity, team play, cooperation, freedom, and FUN.

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
08/02/2015 to 08/07/2015
Melissa Bowe
A Role-Playing Adventure for Teens Ages 12–17

This workshop is sold out. Please call Omega registration to be placed on a waiting list 877.944.2002.

For teens ages 12–17.

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
08/07/2015 to 08/09/2015
Joel Feldman
A Retreat for Couples

Love is a basic human need, and every interaction can help support or hinder intimacy. The key to increasing love and passion in your relationship is your ability, as a couple, to bring mindful awareness to all interactions.

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
09/25/2015 to 09/27/2015

Divorce can make us feel like our whole world has been turned upside down. No matter how we arrived there, the experience of divorce represents a marked departure from what had been a clearly defined path.

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
09/25/2015 to 09/27/2015
A Spiritual Path for Couples

Celebrating 25 years at Omega, the Getting the Love You Want workshop gives couples the concepts and tools they need to achieve safety, sustain deep connection, and experience joyful aliveness.

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
10/09/2015 to 10/11/2015
Sil Reynolds
Keeping Your Bond Strong Through the Pre-Teen Years (Ages 10–12)

Sil Reynolds and her 24-year-old daughter, Eliza Reynolds, lead mothers and their 10-to-12-year-old daughters in a weekend of initiation, communication, and celebration.

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
10/23/2015 to 10/25/2015
Warren Farrell

Our inability to handle personal criticism from loved ones is a common Achilles’ heel. The more deeply we are in love, the harder it is to handle.

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY

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08/02/2015 to 08/07/2015
For kids ages 8–12

Sports, games, and fitness are meant to be fun. In this camp for boys and girls of all sports experience and fitness abilities, the emphasis is on physical activity, team play, cooperation, freedom, and FUN.

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
08/02/2015 to 08/07/2015
Melissa Bowe
A Role-Playing Adventure for Teens Ages 12–17

This workshop is sold out. Please call Omega registration to be placed on a waiting list 877.944.2002.

For teens ages 12–17.

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
08/07/2015 to 08/09/2015
Joel Feldman
A Retreat for Couples

Love is a basic human need, and every interaction can help support or hinder intimacy. The key to increasing love and passion in your relationship is your ability, as a couple, to bring mindful awareness to all interactions.

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
09/25/2015 to 09/27/2015

Divorce can make us feel like our whole world has been turned upside down. No matter how we arrived there, the experience of divorce represents a marked departure from what had been a clearly defined path.

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
09/25/2015 to 09/27/2015
A Spiritual Path for Couples

Celebrating 25 years at Omega, the Getting the Love You Want workshop gives couples the concepts and tools they need to achieve safety, sustain deep connection, and experience joyful aliveness.

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
10/09/2015 to 10/11/2015
Sil Reynolds
Keeping Your Bond Strong Through the Pre-Teen Years (Ages 10–12)

Sil Reynolds and her 24-year-old daughter, Eliza Reynolds, lead mothers and their 10-to-12-year-old daughters in a weekend of initiation, communication, and celebration.

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
10/23/2015 to 10/25/2015
Warren Farrell

Our inability to handle personal criticism from loved ones is a common Achilles’ heel. The more deeply we are in love, the harder it is to handle.

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY

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Gabor Maté, a renowned physician and expert on mind-body wellness, shares a story with the Yoga Service Council conference about hiding his limp when he visited his mother and how this is a perfect example of why people try to hide their pain from loved ones. Explore more from Gabor Mate More
Renowned physician and expert on mind-body wellness, Gabor Maté, MD, speaks at the Yoga Service Council 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. Explore more from Gabor Maté: http://www.eomega.org/workshops/teachers/gabor-mate More
The idea for Arielle Ford's best-selling book "The Soulmate Secret" originated when she decided to apply the tools she used to launch her successful business to finding the love of her life.   Arielle Ford teaches Manifest Love With the Soulmate Secret July 10–12. More
Spiritual life counselor, Iyanla Vanzant shares why every relationship you have is a reflection of the relationship you are having with yourself. Explore more from Iyanla Vanzant: http://eomega.org/workshops/teachers/iyanla-vanzant More
Cocreators of the Sharing the Path retreat, Judith Ansara and Robert Gass demonstrate the powerful impact appreciation can have in your relationship.   Explore more from Judith Ansara and Robert Gass.   More
Yoga teacher, Colleen Saidman discusses the power of your family to transform your life when your children become your teachers because the unconditional love you feel for them motivates you to model your life in a new way. More
Creator of Little Flower Yoga, Jennifer Cohen Harper, MEd, reveals how to create an environment where kids can thrive while learning the practice of yoga in a safe, engaging, and supportive way. Learn more about Jennifer Cohen Harper: http://www.eomega.org/workshops/teachers/jennifer-cohen-harper More
Jennifer Cohen Harper, MEd, creator of Little Flower Yoga, shares the five essential elements of a yoga practice in order to help your child become happier, healthier, and more compassionate. Learn more about Jennifer Cohen Harper More
Daniel Rechtschaffen, MA, the creator of Mindful Children, shares why the practice of mindfulness may help children feel less stressful, find focus, and understand what it means to live their own lives. Learn more about Daniel Rechtschaffen   More
Internationally renowned relationship expert, Harville Hendrix, PhD, reveals why loving someone else is the best thing you can do for yourself. Explore more from Harville Hendrix More

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Omega Institute Alex and Allyson Grey Creativity as Spiritual Practice: An Interview With Alex Grey and Allyson Grey, Part 2
An Interview With Alex Grey and Allyson Grey, Part 2
Omega: How do your creative and spiritual lives intertwine—are they separate or one in the same? Alex and Allyson: Our creative and spiritual lives are completely entangled and indistinguishable. Integrating creativity as spiritual practice is the core teaching of CoSM. Artists working together form an accelerator of inspired energies that enhance and catalyze evolution. We have three bodies of work between us: Alex's art, Allyson's art, and CoSM, a social sculpture we share with a community. More
Omega Institute Lonely? Try This 5 Minute Qigong Remedy by Robert Peng
Whenever you're feeling disconnected, isolated, or driftless, you can cultivate a feeling of being at home in your family, your community, and the universe at large by practicing a simple qigong exercise called “Awaken Awareness."  More
Omega Institute Why We Fear Intimacy by Erica Jong
Omega: You write about men and women’s fears of intimacy. What’s at the root of it and how can we address it? 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 The Best Gifts in Life Are Free
The saying “the best things in life are free” can easily be forgotten when it comes to giving gifts and expressing love to people in our life. The pressure to give expensive gifts has become part of our cultural fabric, but there are other ways you can choose to express your love. Gifts come in many forms, and some of the best cost little or are free. In fact, sometimes it’s the gifts that come from the heart, including small acts of kindness or love, that can have the biggest impact. More
Omega Institue Polish Your Listening Skills: Using Mirroring & Reflective Listening to Deepen Your Relationships
Using Mirroring & Reflective Listening to Deepen Your Relationships
Mirroring and reflective listening are two ways to develop a better rapport with friends, coworkers, and family members. Whether you are looking for simple ways to ease conflicts when emotions are running high, or just want the person you are speaking with to know you hear them, these related techniques from the counseling world can improve the bonds of any relationship. Mirroring as a First Step More
Omega Institute Nature Nurtures Spirituality & Environmentalism in Kids
You’ve probably heard that kids today spend far less time outdoors than they did two decades ago—it's probably true for you, too. According to studies, American kids spend half as much time outside today as they did in the 1990s, and more than a quarter of British children spend less than 30 minutes a week (that's less than 5 minutes a day) outdoors. More
Omega Institute Practicing The Work at Work by Byron Katie
“My boss just doesn't appreciate me,” is a common complaint heard in many offices across the country. Recent research from Gallup has found that less than one in three Americans receive praise from their work supervisor, and employees who say they have not been recognized at work are more likely to quit in the next year. More
Omega Institute Feel Good Now: How to Boost Your Oxytocin Level By Yourself
How to Boost Your Oxytocin Level
Have you ever perused The Daily Puppy during a stressful day at work? Have you ever felt that if someone just gave you a hug everything would be better?  Your instincts are spot on. These actions, and many others, can activate a hormone called oxytocin, also known as the "feel-good," “love,” and "trust" hormone.  More

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