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04/24/2015 to 04/26/2015
Sil Reynolds
Keeping Your Bond Strong Through the Pre-Teen Years (Ages 10–12)
Sil Reynolds and Eliza Reynolds teach mothers and daughters (ages 10-12) new ways of being together in mutual respect and love. More
Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
04/24/2015 to 04/26/2015
Melissa Bowe
A Role-Playing Adventure for Teens
Imagine a world where heroes and villians engage in a never-ending battle. Now imagine yourself in this world--you have entered the Wayfinder Experience role-playing adventure for teens! More
Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
05/01/2015 to 05/03/2015
Sil Reynolds
Keeping Your Bond Strong Through the Teen Years (Ages 13–15)
In Mothers & Daughters (ages 13-15), Sil and Eliza Reynolds teach you how to reinforce your already strong relationship or reconnect if it's been hard to find common ground. More
Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
05/08/2015 to 05/10/2015
A Spiritual Path for Couples
In Getting the Love You Want, Harville Hendrix and Helen LaKelly Hunt help couples achieve wholeness and spiritual growth. More
Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
06/05/2015 to 06/07/2015
Steve & Lokita Carter
A New Perspective on Love, Sex & Spirituality
Explore tantra practices with Steve Carter and Lokita Carter to enrich your erotic and spiritual intimacy with yourself and your partner. More
Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
06/05/2015 to 06/07/2015
Laughter in the Service of Love
Open to individuals and couples, this workshop led by Richard Borofsky and Antra Kalnins Borofsky reveals how to use our differences and other relationship difficulties as an inexhaustible source of good humor, compassionate laughter, and deeper loving. More
Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
06/12/2015 to 06/14/2015
Jac Patrissi
Learn to evaluate the issues in your relationship with author and advocate Jac Patrissi. More
Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
06/12/2015 to 06/14/2015
This mother-daughter yoga retreat with Jamine Ackert, recommended for daughters ages 10 and up, is a perfect time to be with our daughters and appreciate them as they are now. More
Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
07/10/2015 to 07/12/2015
Discover the secret to finding your soulmate with best-selling author Arielle Ford. More
Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
07/17/2015 to 07/19/2015
Healing Relationships With Departed Loved Ones
This experiential workshop brings us closer to our higher guidance and helps us find healing across the veil of life and death. More
Location:
Rhinebeck, NY

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04/24/2015 to 04/26/2015
Sil Reynolds
Keeping Your Bond Strong Through the Pre-Teen Years (Ages 10–12)
Sil Reynolds and Eliza Reynolds teach mothers and daughters (ages 10-12) new ways of being together in mutual respect and love. More
Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
04/24/2015 to 04/26/2015
Melissa Bowe
A Role-Playing Adventure for Teens
Imagine a world where heroes and villians engage in a never-ending battle. Now imagine yourself in this world--you have entered the Wayfinder Experience role-playing adventure for teens! More
Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
05/01/2015 to 05/03/2015
Sil Reynolds
Keeping Your Bond Strong Through the Teen Years (Ages 13–15)
In Mothers & Daughters (ages 13-15), Sil and Eliza Reynolds teach you how to reinforce your already strong relationship or reconnect if it's been hard to find common ground. More
Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
05/08/2015 to 05/10/2015
A Spiritual Path for Couples
In Getting the Love You Want, Harville Hendrix and Helen LaKelly Hunt help couples achieve wholeness and spiritual growth. More
Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
06/05/2015 to 06/07/2015
Steve & Lokita Carter
A New Perspective on Love, Sex & Spirituality
Explore tantra practices with Steve Carter and Lokita Carter to enrich your erotic and spiritual intimacy with yourself and your partner. More
Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
06/05/2015 to 06/07/2015
Laughter in the Service of Love
Open to individuals and couples, this workshop led by Richard Borofsky and Antra Kalnins Borofsky reveals how to use our differences and other relationship difficulties as an inexhaustible source of good humor, compassionate laughter, and deeper loving. More
Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
06/12/2015 to 06/14/2015
Jac Patrissi
Learn to evaluate the issues in your relationship with author and advocate Jac Patrissi. More
Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
06/12/2015 to 06/14/2015
This mother-daughter yoga retreat with Jamine Ackert, recommended for daughters ages 10 and up, is a perfect time to be with our daughters and appreciate them as they are now. More
Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
07/10/2015 to 07/12/2015
Discover the secret to finding your soulmate with best-selling author Arielle Ford. More
Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
07/17/2015 to 07/19/2015
Healing Relationships With Departed Loved Ones
This experiential workshop brings us closer to our higher guidance and helps us find healing across the veil of life and death. More
Location:
Rhinebeck, NY

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Elizabeth Lesser, author and cofounder of the Omega Institute and the Omega Women’s Leadership Center, talks about her inspiration and hopes for the 2014 Women & Power Conference Women/Men: The Next Conversation.This pivotal conference promises to offer groundbreaking contemplation and dialogue from experts on a wide-range of topics, including politics, sports, spirituality, economics, art, media, and psychology. Elizabeth is a keynote speaker at the event.    Explore more about Women/Men: The Next ConversationLearn more about the OWLC  More
Elizabeth Lesser Introduces Women & Power 2014
Elizabeth Lesser, author and cofounder of the Omega Institute and the Omega Women’s Leadership Center, talks about her inspiration and hopes for the 2014 Women & Power Conference Women/Men: The Next Conversation.This pivotal conference promises to offer groundbreaking contemplation and dialogue from experts on a wide-range of topics, including politics, sports, spirituality, economics, art, media, and psychology. Elizabeth is a keynote speaker at the event.    More
Is building romance, passion, and love a choice? Dr. John Gottman, cofounder of the Gottman Institute and cocreator of the acclaimed Gottman Method Couples Therapy, says yes—and we all can learn how to make the best choice.   Learn more about John Gottman.   More
When it comes to conflict, it’s not a matter of if, but when? Shauna Ries, LCSW, MFT, MDR, the cofounder of Mediators Without Borders, describes the process of mediating or addressing conflict.   Explore more about Shauna Ries   More
John Gottman, PhD, cofounder of the Gottman Institute and cocreator of the acclaimed Gottman Method Couples Therapy, explains the importance of trust in a relationship—and how to achieve it.   Learn more about John Gottman   More
Byron Katie, best-selling author and founder of The Work, reveals the stress-producing ways in which we get “in everyone else's business,” while leaving our own business unattended.   Join Byron Katie for Loving What Is at Omega July 3‒5, 2015. More
Byron Katie, best-selling author and founder of The Work, reveals the stress-producing ways in which we get “in everyone else's business,” while leaving our own business unattended.   Explore more from Byron Katie.     More
Nurse practitioner and therapist, Sil Reynolds, along with her daughter, Eliza Reynolds, has worked with mothers and daughters of all ages, helping them to create balanced and meaningful lives. In this video, they discuss their new book about mothering and daughtering. Learn more about Sil Reynolds and Eliza Reynolds.     More
Rodney Yee and his wife, Colleen Saidman reveal why the difficulties in your closest relationships is rooted in the things you don't understand about yourself and why your partner holds the key to expanding your perception of yourself.   Explore more from Rodney Yee and Colleen Saidman   More
Rodney Yee and Colleen Saidman reveal why the difficulties in your closest relationships is rooted in the things you don't understand about yourself and why your partner holds the key to expanding your perception of yourself. More

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Omega Institute Is it Healthy To Have Friends?
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
Omega Institute The Open Secret by Elizabeth Lesser
Are You Hiding From True Happiness?
Open Secret Learn the alchemytrue human beings know.The moment you acceptwhat troubles you've been given,the door will open.—Rumi     Jelalluddin Rumi wrote poems so alive and clear that even today—eight centuries later—they shimmer with freshness. More
Omega Institute Soul to Soul in Life by Ram Dass
An Interview With Ram Dass
Lois: Your book, Polishing the Mirror, reminds us to live from our spiritual heart, which is a regular ongoing practice. What is the most important thing that you are learning as you continue to "polish" your own "mirror"? Ram Dass: I’m learning about love. I’m learning that God is love. That all things—like trees and cars and everything—are made of love. And that I am made of love. That’s radiance. It’s insight. I’m learning how to identify with my soul rather than my ego. So the soul is just love, love, love. More
Omega Institute 6 Takeaways From the Next Conversation
Till the Ground for Healing Elizabeth Lesser opened the 2014 Women & Power Conference and spoke to us about myths and stereotypes about women and men that hurt everybody—women, men, families, and society. Today, men are joining women in a global movement to give birth to a different and more equal world. More

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