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09/25/2015 to 09/27/2015

This workshop has been cancelled.

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
01/23/2016 to 01/30/2016
John Perkins

This week, you can experience a revolution of consciousness, explore relationship as a spiritual practice, or tap into your unconscious to free the writer within.

Location:
Costa Rica
01/30/2016 to 02/06/2016
Mark A. Hyman

In week 4, you can learn to achieve optimal health and wellness, unlock your erotic intelligence, or find ways to become more resilient.

Location:
Costa Rica
09/25/2015 to 09/27/2015

This workshop has been cancelled.

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
01/23/2016 to 01/30/2016
John Perkins

This week, you can experience a revolution of consciousness, explore relationship as a spiritual practice, or tap into your unconscious to free the writer within.

Location:
Costa Rica
01/30/2016 to 02/06/2016
Mark A. Hyman

In week 4, you can learn to achieve optimal health and wellness, unlock your erotic intelligence, or find ways to become more resilient.

Location:
Costa Rica
06/30/2015 to 12/31/2015

Conflict is a part of modern life—at home, at work, and in the world. In this 1-hour Unscripted Teacher Talk, you'll hear various perspectives to help you understand why disagreement is inevitable and how we might successfully move beyond it. 

06/30/2015 to 12/31/2015
Shauna Ries

Conflict is a part of modern life—at home, at work, and in the world. In this 1-hour Unscripted Teacher Talk, you'll hear various perspectives to help you understand why disagreement is inevitable and how we might successfully move beyond it. 

06/30/2015 to 12/31/2015

Conflict is a part of modern life—at home, at work, and in the world. In this 1-hour Unscripted Teacher Talk, you'll hear various perspectives to help you understand why disagreement is inevitable and how we might successfully move beyond it. 

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.     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 Making Anger Work for You by Joe Weston
Not all aggression looks the same. Any act, word, or gesture that pierces through into someone else’s personal space and causes the other to feel unsafe, threatened, or hurt is considered aggression. That could be a look, shouting, pulling a gun, or ignoring someone. More
Omega Institute Communicate From the Heart by Joe Weston
Choose a Good Time & Location Do this exercise when you are alone or around people who can respect your need for focus and silence. Find a place to do this where there is enough space around you. Start With the Basic Sitting Pose More
Omega Institute It All Boils Down to Love: An Interview With James Van Praagh
An Interview With James Van Praagh
Omega: How do you define the soul? James: Instead of using the word "God," some people prefer to use terms like "the Divine," "the Creator," or "the Source." I have started using an acronym I created call O.N.E. It stands for Omnipresent Nurturing Energy. This term serves two purposes: besides letting people know I believe that everything is one and the same, it establishes my belief that everything is energy. More
Omega Institute Relationships of the Soul by John Holland
Relationships are mirror images of your own life, how you feel and treat yourself, as well as how you react and respond to different situations and people that are around you. More
Omega Institute The Art of Presence in Relationships by Kate Feldman and Joel Feldman
The acronym P.R.E.S.E.N.C.E. grew out of the core body of work that we teach couples through our workshop curriculum as well as the couples’ work we do in our therapy offices and in our private intensive retreats. Its focus has to do with how each person in a partnership can grow to be the best person they can be. It’s a set of practices for the individual to become more present, more alive, and more fully themselves. This is what we believe creates the most passionate, fulfilling, and mature adult relationship. The practices are not easy. 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 Relationships as a Soul Journey by James Van Praagh
Relationships: I am attracted to those people who serve my higher good. In this three-dimensional world in which we live, there is a sense that we are separate from one another and also that we meet by chance. This is an illusion. The people in our lives are drawn to us and are here for a reason. It is through sharing experiences and having relationships with others that we begin to understand ourselves.  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 Ready for Your Third Act? Jane Fonda on How to Thrive Past Midlife
Jane Fonda on How to Thrive Past Midlife
Oscar winning-actress and activist Jane Fonda says the “third act,” those extra 30 years past midlife, is not just a footnote. In this talk filmed at TEDx Women, she likens these years to a staircase. Jokingly, she admits that while it may seem like getting older makes it harder to climb stairs, she points out that our human spirit continues to climb upward even while the body might be declining. More
Omega Institute Sharing Memories of Place: Creating a New Family Tradition
Creating a New Family Tradition
Land has memory. Just walking along a road you can often see the remaining marks of past land use. Here in the Northeast you can see the patterns of agriculture in stone walls, once boundaries of fields and property, now running through woodlands—an impression of past economy and past society. Recalling with a critical and cataloging eye the landscapes of our youth, as well as the current landscapes we live in, can be a useful tool to assess the natural world and to help ground us in it. More

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