Manager of External Communications

Chrissa J. Pullicino
150 Lake Drive Rhinebeck, NY 12572
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chrissap@eomega.org

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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...

President Bill Clinton to Deliver Keynote Address at Omega Conference

Where We Go From Here Conference Will Examine Sustainability as a Question of Values & a Challenge of Systems Design—Now Including Conference Live Stream

RHINEBECK, NY—Nearly a year after Hurricane Sandy demonstrated just how real the threat of climate change is, the Omega Center for Sustainable Living (OCSL) is hosting Where We Go From Here: Opportunities & Solutions for an Interdependent World, a conference that addresses the imperative for examining sustainability issues from a holistic perspective based on the interconnection between human...

Omega Awards $10,000 Grant To Scenic Hudson, Largest Environmental Group Focused On Hudson River Valley

Omega Elevates Environmental Stewardship with 2nd Annual Leadership in Sustainable Education Award

RHINEBECK, NY – Omega Institute, home of the award-winning Omega Center for Sustainable Living (OCSL), today announced the second recipient of their Annual Leadership in Sustainable Education Award. The award recognizes nonprofit peers who exemplify leadership in sustainable education and who share Omega’s commitment to building a more just and sustainable world. This year, Omega recognizes Scenic Hudson, an...

Omega’s Women & Power Retreat Aims To Redefine Strength & Leadership For Women

Weekend Retreat to Include a Free Live Stream Opening Night: 

Elizabeth Lesser in Conversation With Brené Brown & Joan Halifax Roshi

RHINEBECK, NY—The Omega Women’s Leadership Center (OWLC) today announced its biennial Women & Power Retreat—to be held September 20–22, 2013 on Omega Institute’s Rhinebeck, New York campus—will focus on helping women cultivate their strength and define it in their own terms....

Benefits of Mindfulness Practice Now Widely Recognized

Leaders Strategize on Improving Education for the Next Generation & Join in Creating a Mindful Society

RHINEBECK, NY – More than 20 million Americans meditate regularly, according to the National Health Interview Survey. One of the most popular and beneficial styles of meditation is mindfulness practice, a nonreligious practice which uses simple, universal techniques. For more than 35 years, Omega has offered general mindfulness workshops, and professional trainings in a number of mindfulness-based modalities....

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