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Empowerment Workshop

The Art of Creating Your Life As You Want It

May 23, 2014 – May 26, 2014
Rhinebeck, NY
Gail Straub, David Gershon
Member Tuition:
SM14-1503-754Gail Straub, David Gershon,

We are no longer taking online registrations for this workshop.

Spend this Memorial Day weekend with kindred spirits who long for more creative and meaningful lives. Experience transformative breakthroughs as you laugh, cry, dance, draw, and play together, all the while compassionately exploring seven areas of your life: emotions, relationships, sexuality, body, money, work, and spirituality.

Considered the foremost experts on empowerment, the husband-and-wife team of David Gershon and Gail Straub skillfully guides you in examining each of these seven areas, helping you develop the radical courage required to let go of old limiting beliefs and create fresh new visions for your life. Join a community of like-minded people, where you push the envelope on what is possible and encourage each other to make life choices based on the dreams that live deep inside you. Exploring each part of your life, you:

  • Compassionately gain insight into where you are now
  • Clearly design the vision of where you want to be
  • Courageously uncover and transform limiting beliefs that block you from achieving your vision
  • Create the next growth step that enables you to achieve concrete behavior change

Apply this proven empowerment methodology to discover your dreams and develop the practical tools to bring them into reality.


Continuing Education
  • NBCC - Certified Counselors +$35
More Information

This workshop begins Friday at 7:30 p.m. and concludes Monday at 6:00 p.m. 

Faculty recommends you read the following book in preparation for the course: Empowement: The Art of Creating Your Life as You Want It by Gail Straub and David Gershon

Things to Bring:

Bring an unlined journal. 

4:00 p.m.–7:00 p.m.Check In (Rooms available after 5:00 p.m.)
7:30 p.m.–10:30 p.m.Workshop
8:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m.Workshop
1:30 p.m.–6:00 p.m.Workshop
7:30 p.m.–10:30 p.m.Workshop
8:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m.Workshop
2:00 p.m.–6:00 p.m.Workshop
7:30 p.m.–10:30 p.m.Workshop
8:00 a.m.–1:00 p.m.Workshop
2:00 p.m.–6:00 p.m.Workshop/Class Ends

The Children's Program is generally available during standard workshop hours only. Contact Omega registration at 800.944.1001 for details.

The above schedule is subject to change at the discretion of the faculty.

Gail Straub

Gail Straub, a foremost expert on empowerment, codirects the Empowerment Institute's School for Transformative Social Change and is director of IMAGINE: A Global Initiative for the Empowerment of Women working with women in Africa, India, Brazil, Afghanistan, and Jordan. She also is the author of four books, including the best-selling Empowerment, the critically acclaimed The Rhythm of Compassion, and her award-winning feminist memoir Returning To My Mother's House.

David Gershon is a gifted facilitators of personal growth work who has pioneered the field of empowerment over the past three decades. He is codirector, with his wife Gail Straub, of the Empowerment Institute’s School for Transformative Social Change, and author of numerous books on empowerment.