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Rhinebeck, New York

Core Staff: Core Staff live off campus and support Omega in a variety of managerial and administrative positions. These are year-round, salaried jobs with a full benefits package, including health and dental insurance.

Temporary and Hourly Staff: Temporary and hourly staff live off campus and support Omega in a variety of administrative tasks for an hourly wage. These positions do not include benefits.

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09/22/2017 to 09/29/2017
A 7-Night Silent Retreat With Adyashanti

Please call Omega at 877.944.2002 to register for this workshop.

Adyashanti talks about two qualities of awareness.

 

There is a...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
09/29/2017 to 10/01/2017
Develop Your Inherent Creativity

Do you yearn to express your creativity and your love of life and nature through the gentle tip of a paintbrush? Join Jacalyn Bennett in this beginners workshop for aspiring artists who are ready to experience the joy and tranquility that comes...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
09/29/2017 to 10/01/2017

Supported by the efforts of the Center for Contemplative Mind in Society, faculty, staff, and administrators at colleges and universities nationwide are integrating contemplative practices into a wide variety of courses, programs, and services—...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
09/29/2017 to 10/01/2017
A Personal Development Retreat

Join entrepreneur and wellness expert Bizzie Gold for a unique weekend immersion based on her best-selling online course: “BREAK: The School of Sustainable Self- Mastery.”

The Break Method is a 12-week program for therapeutic...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
09/29/2017 to 10/01/2017
A 30-Day Healing Protocol for Women

We can reclaim our life experiences without taking antidepressants, says holistic women’s health psychiatrist Kelly Brogan. In this workshop Brogan offers a download of her work on depression and anxiety, as well as the real deal on medications...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
09/29/2017 to 10/01/2017
Amplify Your Love for Life

 

What makes you feel most alive? What keeps you from feeling that sense of vibrant passion in your daily life?

Too often, our...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
09/29/2017 to 10/01/2017
7 Relationship-Building Skills for Leaders Today

Research confirms what many of us already feel in our hearts—that a sense of connectedness with others is the single greatest predictor of longevity, health, and happiness. Connecting effectively is also the most important personal and business...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
09/29/2017 to 10/01/2017
Reviewing & Revisioning Your Life

Each decade of your life brings new challenges, goals, pleasures, and horizons. When the trauma of divorce, illness, or tragedy—or sudden good fortune—strikes you, or when you gradually become dissatisfied or aimless, it’s time to take stock and...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
09/29/2017 to 10/01/2017

Yoga of 12-Step Recovery (Y12SR), created by recovery specialist Nikki Myers, is a relapse prevention program that combines the principles of the 12-step...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
10/03/2017 to 10/05/2017

Please call Omega at 877.944.2002 to register for this workshop.

Omega is pleased to welcome John of God (João Teixeira de Faria) back to our campus in Rhinebeck, New York. This is a special opportunity to experience one of the world’s most revered spiritual healers and mediums from Brazil, where John of God...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
09/22/2017 to 09/29/2017
A 7-Night Silent Retreat With Adyashanti

Please call Omega at 877.944.2002 to register for this workshop.

Adyashanti talks about two qualities of awareness.

 

There is a...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
09/29/2017 to 10/01/2017
Develop Your Inherent Creativity

Do you yearn to express your creativity and your love of life and nature through the gentle tip of a paintbrush? Join Jacalyn Bennett in this beginners workshop for aspiring artists who are ready to experience the joy and tranquility that comes...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
09/29/2017 to 10/01/2017

Supported by the efforts of the Center for Contemplative Mind in Society, faculty, staff, and administrators at colleges and universities nationwide are integrating contemplative practices into a wide variety of courses, programs, and services—...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
09/29/2017 to 10/01/2017
A Personal Development Retreat

Join entrepreneur and wellness expert Bizzie Gold for a unique weekend immersion based on her best-selling online course: “BREAK: The School of Sustainable Self- Mastery.”

The Break Method is a 12-week program for therapeutic...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
09/29/2017 to 10/01/2017
A 30-Day Healing Protocol for Women

We can reclaim our life experiences without taking antidepressants, says holistic women’s health psychiatrist Kelly Brogan. In this workshop Brogan offers a download of her work on depression and anxiety, as well as the real deal on medications...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
09/29/2017 to 10/01/2017
Amplify Your Love for Life

 

What makes you feel most alive? What keeps you from feeling that sense of vibrant passion in your daily life?

Too often, our...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
09/29/2017 to 10/01/2017
7 Relationship-Building Skills for Leaders Today

Research confirms what many of us already feel in our hearts—that a sense of connectedness with others is the single greatest predictor of longevity, health, and happiness. Connecting effectively is also the most important personal and business...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
09/29/2017 to 10/01/2017
Reviewing & Revisioning Your Life

Each decade of your life brings new challenges, goals, pleasures, and horizons. When the trauma of divorce, illness, or tragedy—or sudden good fortune—strikes you, or when you gradually become dissatisfied or aimless, it’s time to take stock and...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
09/29/2017 to 10/01/2017

Yoga of 12-Step Recovery (Y12SR), created by recovery specialist Nikki Myers, is a relapse prevention program that combines the principles of the 12-step...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
10/03/2017 to 10/05/2017

Please call Omega at 877.944.2002 to register for this workshop.

Omega is pleased to welcome John of God (João Teixeira de Faria) back to our campus in Rhinebeck, New York. This is a special opportunity to experience one of the world’s most revered spiritual healers and mediums from Brazil, where John of God...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
06/04/2014 to 12/31/2016
Talk & Book Reading With Panache Desai

Change the energy that surrounds you, find the harmony that comes with self-acceptance, and discover your life’s purpose in Panache Desai's new book, Discovering Your Soul Signature: A 33-Day Path to Purpose, Passion & Joy.

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07/19/2014 to 12/31/2016

What would your life look like if your soul were in charge? What would change if you lived a life guided by your soul?

In this Omega Teacher Talk from 2014, Panache Desai, Brian Weiss, and Elizabeth Lesser pick up a conversation they...

08/03/2015 to 12/31/2016
The Story of the Holistic Life Foundation

Barry Boyce, editor-in-chief of Mindful magazine, talks with the founders of the Holistic Life Foundation in this Omega Unscripted Teacher Talk.

Watch Ali Smith, Atman Smith, and Andres Gonzalez share their experiences of...

09/25/2015 to 12/31/2016
Practical Ways to Pursue Joy

Pursuing happiness is a great American pastime. But despite our efforts, happiness often seems elusive. In this Omega Unscripted conversation, four teachers share their unique take on happiness.

Hear from American Buddhist Lama Surya...

04/29/2016 to 12/31/2016

One of the most challenging things to do is start a meditation practice—or any other practice—and stick to it. If you've struggled to start a practice of any kind, you'll be interested to hear what experienced teachers Loch Kelly, Maia Danziger...

07/28/2017 to 07/30/2017
On Demand Online Event

Donna Eden’s best-selling book Energy Medicine is described by Jean Houston as “perhaps the most brilliant, comprehensive, and effective system in the genre.”

Based on the understanding that the body is designed to heal...

09/15/2017 to 09/17/2017

In this short teaching, Pema Chödrön explains how dramatically your perspective can...

In anticipation of Being Fearless on October 13th, Omega CEO Robert "Skip" Backus recently sat down with conference presenter and renowned scientist, writer, and meditation teacher Jon Kabat-Zinn to talk about the mindfulness we all need to cultivate to create a new democracy. How do we harness the potential of these deeply divisive times?  And what does it REALLY mean to be fearless? More
Race. Climate. Politics. We live in a time of disruption. We need a new way forward. Join us for a 3-day online event, live and on demand, featuring Van Jones, Amy Goodman, Bill Moyers, Opal Tometi, and other courageous voices. With a $5 donation or more, access the full program, help open the event to thousands, and gain insight and tools to navigate these complex times. More
Jamia Wilson, feminist media organizer and Executive Director of Women, Action, and the Media, explains how other people's denial of her rights drives her forward. More
Alice Walker, the author, poet, and activist, asks us to not limit ourselves by taking the path of safety, but to embrace our edges and the “radical me” that can change the world. More
Sally Field, Academy Award-winning actress, describes the power of being in touch with all aspects of yourself and the artistic import of telling stories. More
Loung Ung, author and human rights activist, and Pumla Gobodo-Madikizela, South African psychologist and senior professor, discuss remorse, empathy, and healing their experiences of the Khmer Rouge and Apartheid. More
Pumla Gobodo-Madikizela, psychologist and senior research professor in South Africa served on the Truth and Reconciliation Commission. She describes the relationship between forgiveness and transformation. More
Zainab Salbi, international author, activist, and journalist, tells the story of bringing forth her deepest secret and relinquishing her shame. More
Riane Eisler, an eminent social scientist and activist, attorney, and author, explains how her mother exemplified spiritual courage, the courage to stand up to injustice out of love. More
Sarah Peter is an artist, philanthropist and cofounder of the Omega Women’s Leadership Center. She describes here the internal work of achieving peace. More
Here's the month-by-month breakdown with Eric Francis. Aries (March 20-April 19) More
The universe is conscious. I first recognized this two decades ago when I began engaging a number of alternative healing techniques to overcome my own childhood trauma—trauma which was complex and deep, far too complex for traditional psychotherapy to conveniently unwind. As I engaged these techniques, which ranged from shamanic healing to rebirthing to energy healing, I noticed quick and radical changes that were very positive begin to happen in my own life. More
An Interview With Zindel Segal & Susan Woods
Omega: Your work has been funded by the National Institute of Mental Health and the Canadian Institutes for Health Research. What have you learned in working with and training professionals in the mental health world? Zindel: It’s been really interesting that some of the initial requests we made of professionals have been embraced with increasing acceptance. More
Here's the month-by-month breakdown with Eric Francis. Aries (March 20-April 19) More
An Interview With Tim Olmsted
Omega: How can we learn to settle our minds when the world around us is so full of news, information, social media, and more? More
I felt a sharp sting as my body smashed into the water and then the muddy bottom three feet below. Struggling and sputtering, I was able to claw my way up onto the bank. In a rush of shock and adrenaline, I threw myself at the cliffside and began to climb, hand over hand, my feet scrambling for toeholds. When I slid down a few feet, it only triggered a more zealous effort, as if some reptilian part of me had taken command. Fingers bleeding, both knees skinned, my jeans and T-shirt torn and splattered with dirt, I reached the top and lay panting. More
two people doing warrior pose on beach in sunset
An Interview With Liz Corwin
Omega: What motivated you to join the military? More
Here's the month-by-month breakdown with Eric Francis. Aries (March 20-April 19) More
couple arguing and pointing at each other
Self-hatred is the hidden underbelly of all the violence and nastiness in the world. Self-hatred may seem like too strong a word to some. "I have a little self-doubt," you may say, "but I don't hate myself." Yet if you doubt, judge, or criticize yourself at all, this indicates some dislike or aversion toward yourself as you are. Or if you have a hard time spending time alone, undistracted by work, phone calls, television, computers, or other forms of busyness that pull your attention away from yourself, this suggests that you don't like being with yourself that much. More
Man standing at fork in path
You can work on undoing an unhealthy habit by exercising present-moment awareness at three distinct times: before the impulse to engage in the habit arises, during the impulse to engage in the habit, and after the impulse to engage in the habit has subsided (or been indulged). Here’s how it works. Before: Explore what leads you to engage in the habit and make choices that can help prevent you from doing so. More