Manager of External Communications

Chrissa J. Pullicino
150 Lake Drive Rhinebeck, NY 12572
(w) 845.266.4444, ext. 404
chrissap@eomega.org

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Learning Vacations Offer More Than Just an Escape
Omega’s Theme Weeks Deliver Something for Everyone

RHINEBECK, NY – A growing trend in travel, learning vacations pair fun getaways with educational opportunities that appeal to those who want more than just downtime. Omega Institute, a hub for lifelong learning in New York’s Hudson Valley, offers more than 325 varied opportunities, including three distinct theme weeks on its 200-acre Rhinebeck campus. Omega Arts Week, Retreat Week, and Family Week are three of the most popular programs and include a wide range of classes to choose from.

“By dedicating...

Omega Announces Roster of 2014 Online Learning Events

Deepak Chopra, Pema Chödrön, Gabrielle Bernstein, Panache Desai & More Online Learning Opportunities than Ever Before

RHINEBECK, NY – Omega Institute for Holistic Studies, a premiere travel destination in New York’s Hudson Valley, today announced a series of events being offered online. Omega’s 2014 lineup offers a number of free and affordable programs–from interactive online workshops to live events and webcasts, video and audio content, to programs on demand–that can be accessed from anywhere.  

“For more than three decades, Omega has offered...

Omega Service Week Program Celebrates 10th Anniversary Milestone of Reaching 4,000+ Dedicated Staff Serving 300 Nonprofits that Impact Millions

2014 Recipients Announced: 33 Nonprofits Receive Retreat Space for Visioning, Strategic Planning & Networking, May 2630th

RHINEBECK, NY –This year marks the 10th anniversary of Omega Service Week, a program that supports nonprofit organizations and foundations committed to improving the well-being of others and the planet. Omega today announced 33 nonprofit organizations will be awarded two-day, two-night organizational retreats on Omega’s 200-acre campus, including free room and board, a...

Mother’s Day Walk to Send Solidarity Message to Nigeria #BringBackOurGirls
The Dutchess County Women’s Leadership Alliance & the Omega Women’s Leadership Center Announce Gathering at Walkway Over The Hudson this Sunday at 10 a.m.

RHINEBECK, NY – As the world watches and waits on the fate of 276 stolen Nigerian schoolgirls, organizations and concerned citizens around the world are speaking out this Mother’s Day to call for an end to violence against women and girls everywhere. In the Hudson Valley, concerned leaders are organizing an event at Walkway Over The Hudson this Sunday morning, May 11th, to send a message that what has...

Omega Cofounder Elizabeth Lesser To Appear On Own: Oprah Winfrey Network’s “Super Soul Sunday”
The Emmy® Award-winning Series Featuring “Oprah & Bestselling Author Elizabeth Lesser: The Healing Power of Love” Airs Sunday, April 27, at 11:00 a.m. ET/PT on OWN

RHINEBECK, NY – Omega Institute cofounder and New York Times best-selling author, Elizabeth Lesser, sits down with Oprah Winfrey on the Emmy® Award-winning series “Super Soul Sunday April 27, 2014, at 11:00 a.m. ET/PT on OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network. In this heartfelt episode, “The Healing Power of Love,” Oprah speaks with Elizabeth, who describes her sister’s battle with cancer and how becoming her bone...

Premiere Travel Destination Draws Thought Leaders & Celebrated Teachers To New York’s Hudson Valley

Omega ‘Campus’ Extends Reach by Offering Select Programs in New York City & Online

RHINEBECK, NY – Recently featured on ABC News’ Real Biz with Rebecca Jarvis, Omega Institute for Holistic Studies, a premier travel destination in New York’s Hudson Valley, reopens to the public this Wednesday, with more than 325 workshops, professional trainings, and retreats scheduled at its Rhinebeck campus in 2014. Each year, more than 23,000 people from all walks of life visit Omega’s beautiful 200-acre campus, open from mid-April through October. Omega’s offerings...

Omega Announces Grant Opportunity: Women Serving Women Summit, May 28–30, 2014

Annual Retreat for Nonprofits Serving Women & Girls Now Accepting Grant Applications Online

RHINEBECK, NY – Today Omega announced its annual Women Serving Women Summit, a gathering of nonprofits working to positively impact the lives of women and girls, will take place May 28–30, 2014, on Omega’s Rhinebeck, New York campus, with the theme Nourishing Body, Mind, and Spirit. The Summit is part of Omega’s annual Service Week program, which has offered retreat grants to nonprofits for the past decade. The Women Serving Women Summit grant...

Omega Receives New York State Environmental Excellence Award

Department of Environmental Conservation Recognizes Eight Innovators in Sustainability at the 10th Annual New York State Environmental Excellence Awards

RHINEBECK, NY – Omega Institute, home of the award-winning Omega Center for Sustainable Living (OCSL), received a NYS Environmental Excellence award on Tuesday at a ceremony cohosted by the NYS Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) and Price Chopper/The Golub Corporation. The award recognizes New York's environmental and conservation leaders, who are solving environmental challenges by using...

Omega to Host Exclusive 2-Day Training in New York City on the Neuroscience of Well-Being, Mindfulness & Love

Jack Kornfield, PhD, and Dan Siegel, MD, to Present Leading Edge Research Along With Experiential Trainings in Mindfulness Practice

RHINEBECK, NY–The leading edge of neuroscience is revealing what meditation practitioners have known for years—mindfulness practice can transform lives. Omega Institute, the nation’s most trusted source for wellness and personal growth, today announced it will bring two renowned leaders, adept at bridging ancient practices with modern psychology, together for an exclusive 2-day training at the New York Society for Ethical...

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder Reaches Epidemic Levels Among Veterans

Omega Offers Alternative Treatment Options for Health-Care Professionals

RHINEBECK, NY – According to the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, 20 percent of Iraqi War veterans, and 11 percent of those returning from the war in Afghanistan, suffer from Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). Mental health issues among service members have reached a crisis level. The Department of Defense and the Veterans Administration have recognized the gravity of this epidemic and are now actively supporting mind-body modalities, from yoga to mindfulness practice, as a...

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