Wellness

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...

In October of 2010, Jill Taylor turned 50 and decided it was time to do a cleanse. She had suffered for years with chronic health issues, and a friend suggested a trip from Rochester to Omega Institute.

Taylor had never been to Omega or...

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...

This simple green smoothie features a secret brain-boosting ingredient: avocado.

Unlike many other fruits and vegetables, avocados contain healthy unsaturated fats that help keep your ...

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...

One of the best ways to reboot your mind, body, and spirit is with a little self-care.

Bodywork is a great option, but sometimes it's hard to know what treatment will work best for you. 

Omega's Wellness Center offers more than 45...

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...

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...

Yoga can be practiced by anyone, at any age. It helps young and old build strength, find balance, and stay flexible through low-impact movement.

B.K.S Iyengar,...

Why is it that everyone seems to know the right thing to do when it comes to healthy eating, yet so few practice it? Even more importantly, why is it that so many people who have experienced the joy and liberation of healthy living end up sliding...

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