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07/28/2017 to 07/30/2017
Self-Realization Through Palmistry

Palmistry is both an art and a science. Originating thousands of years ago in India and China, palmistry can be learned by anyone with an interest in human nature and a desire to be of service in a unique way.

This weekend we learn to read...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
07/28/2017 to 07/30/2017
Discover the Wisdom That Waits in Your Heart

“To have any chance of knowing joy, we must love everything in the way.” —Mark Nepo

The gift and practice of being human centers on the effort to restore what matters and make good use of our heart. The path to love and truth...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
07/28/2017 to 07/30/2017
Understanding the Connection Between Twins

This workshop has been cancelled.

In the last three decades, the rate of twin births has increased 76 percent, creating a need for deeper understanding of the unique experience of twins.

Many twins share a deep connection, but they also struggle to establish a separate...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
07/28/2017 to 07/30/2017
Graphic Facilitation for Capturing Complex Stories

When facilitating a conversation, meeting, or event, the ability to listen on multiple levels, capture what surfaces from the group, and serve it back in a way that reflects the emerging story is crucial. Visual Systems Thinking combines the...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
07/28/2017 to 07/30/2017
Donna Eden
A Live Streamed 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...

Location:
Online
07/28/2017 to 07/30/2017
Donna Eden
A Workshop With Hands-On Instruction

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 itself and...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
07/30/2017 to 08/04/2017

Please call Omega at 877.944.2002 to register for this workshop.

Writing From The Heart is a jump-start for the beginning writer and is nurturing for the burnt-out professional. It is about honoring your own voice in a safe, inviting place.

Nancy Slonim Aronie says, “I can’t teach writing. I don’t think...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
08/04/2017 to 08/06/2017
Melissa Bowe
For Ages 16-24

In this follow-up, advanced workshop for young adults, intrepid adventurers can take the Wayfinder Experience one step further and learn powerful strategies to be heart-centered warriors, healers, and magic users in everyday life.

Through...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
08/04/2017 to 08/06/2017
Advanced Healing & Awakening System Training (Levels 1 & 2)

Alchemy Energetics is a powerful system of spiritual and shamanic healing, universal symbology, and the awakening of human consciousness.

This extremely high-vibrational healing modality draws from the ancient and contemporary symbolism of...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
08/04/2017 to 08/06/2017

Most of us experience relationship injuries, perhaps from an unfaithful partner, an alcoholic parent, or an ungrateful child. Learn the profound, life-affirming, healing process called acceptance, which allows you to make peace with your...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY

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07/28/2017 to 07/30/2017
Self-Realization Through Palmistry

Palmistry is both an art and a science. Originating thousands of years ago in India and China, palmistry can be learned by anyone with an interest in human nature and a desire to be of service in a unique way.

This weekend we learn to read...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
07/28/2017 to 07/30/2017
Discover the Wisdom That Waits in Your Heart

“To have any chance of knowing joy, we must love everything in the way.” —Mark Nepo

The gift and practice of being human centers on the effort to restore what matters and make good use of our heart. The path to love and truth...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
07/28/2017 to 07/30/2017
Understanding the Connection Between Twins

This workshop has been cancelled.

In the last three decades, the rate of twin births has increased 76 percent, creating a need for deeper understanding of the unique experience of twins.

Many twins share a deep connection, but they also struggle to establish a separate...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
07/28/2017 to 07/30/2017
Graphic Facilitation for Capturing Complex Stories

When facilitating a conversation, meeting, or event, the ability to listen on multiple levels, capture what surfaces from the group, and serve it back in a way that reflects the emerging story is crucial. Visual Systems Thinking combines the...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
07/28/2017 to 07/30/2017
Donna Eden
A Workshop With Hands-On Instruction

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 itself and...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
07/30/2017 to 08/04/2017

Please call Omega at 877.944.2002 to register for this workshop.

Writing From The Heart is a jump-start for the beginning writer and is nurturing for the burnt-out professional. It is about honoring your own voice in a safe, inviting place.

Nancy Slonim Aronie says, “I can’t teach writing. I don’t think...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
08/04/2017 to 08/06/2017
Melissa Bowe
For Ages 16-24

In this follow-up, advanced workshop for young adults, intrepid adventurers can take the Wayfinder Experience one step further and learn powerful strategies to be heart-centered warriors, healers, and magic users in everyday life.

Through...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
08/04/2017 to 08/06/2017
Advanced Healing & Awakening System Training (Levels 1 & 2)

Alchemy Energetics is a powerful system of spiritual and shamanic healing, universal symbology, and the awakening of human consciousness.

This extremely high-vibrational healing modality draws from the ancient and contemporary symbolism of...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
08/04/2017 to 08/06/2017

Most of us experience relationship injuries, perhaps from an unfaithful partner, an alcoholic parent, or an ungrateful child. Learn the profound, life-affirming, healing process called acceptance, which allows you to make peace with your...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
08/04/2017 to 08/06/2017
Sleep as a Spiritual Practice

You spend about a third of your life asleep, but that doesn’t mean you can’t use that time for psychological growth and self-discovery. Lucid dreaming is a practice of conscious sleeping that allows you to tap into the wellspring of wisdom that...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY

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Elizabeth Lesser, cofounder of Omega Institute and the Omega Women’s Leadership Center (OWLC), encourages bold leadership from the core. More
Jamia Wilson, feminist media organizer and Executive Director of Women, Action, and the Media, in conversation with journalist Nadia Al-Sakkaf, describes how she learned to embrace what set her apart. More
Elizabeth Gilbert, best-selling author and speaker, describes what she would say to her 15 year-old self about making mistakes and taking risks. More
Joan Halifax Roshi, Zen Buddhist priest, author, and founder of the Ojai Foundation and Upaya Zen Center, describes the two "streams" of socially engaged Buddhism. More
Alice Walker, the author, poet, and activist, describes a lifelong and determined journey of seeing, born from a fear of blindness in early childhood. More
Sally Field, Academy Award-winning actress, tells an intimate story of facing her most intense experience of fear to claim a place of belonging. More
Hear the story of a feud involving at-risk teens, stolen bikes, and a pair of bolt cutters. Holistic Life Foundation cofounder Atman Smith provides a real life example of how minfulness can be a useful tool for conflict resolution.   More
Marcia Ann Gillespie, author, editor, and activist, describes the spiritual context that runs through all her work and relationships. More
Carlos Andrés Gómez, award-winning poet, actor, and writer, describes his "click moment" as a young man discovering poetry, how a poem can change a life, and how each of us can contribute to shifting the cutlture of gender. More
Qigong master Robert Peng shares simple qigong exercises to activate your energy, cultivate your qi, and relieve tension.   Learn more about Robert Peng More

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An Interview With Lori S. Katz
Omega: Can you define military sexual trauma and discuss its prevalence? More
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An Interview With Joan White
Omega: B.K.S. Iyengar is one of the most influential yogis in the West to date. You’ve studied with B.K.S. Iyengar and practiced his style of yoga for more than 45 years. What is it like to have worked in the same practice for so long? Joan: I found that the depth of Iyengar Yoga was something I could commit to. When I started to study it, I began to understand what a huge subject yoga really is. Here was a man who had tremendous depth and experience, yet he was always learning new things and exploring. More
man in yoga pose with Army tee shirt
An Interview With Kathryn Thomas
Omega: How did you come to find yoga and yoga service? Kathryn: I was a naval helicopter pilot and I fell while I was on deployment. Going through the medical separation process [leaving the military for medical reasons] was pretty tumultuous. My physical therapist recommended I incorporate yoga into my physical therapy because I lost all the feeling in my leg due to the injury and subsequent surgeries. More
Woman's eyes
How to Stop Overthinking & Start Listening to Your Body
Indian Springs is a natural hot springs resort in Calistoga, California. It is one of those places people go to unplug, relax, and enjoy the healing mineral waters. I was enjoying a long, hot soak in the outdoor pool when a loud voice rippled through the silence, “Honey, you will love this. It’s just like lemonade.” My body responded with a tug in the back of my throat. I immediately got thirsty and opened my eyes. More
Ruiz family smiling wearing hats
An Interview With don Miguel Ruiz Sr. & don Miguel Ruiz Jr.
Omega: How can the second agreement, “Don’t take anything personally,” be useful for us when it comes to family members and friends? don Miguel Jr.: My father taught me that I’m responsible to the tips of my own fingers; I’m not responsible to anyone else. To take things personally is to assume responsibility for someone else’s will. Here’s a story of how my father taught it to me: More
Pile of tarot cards
Last night I watched the first episode of the new season of the world’s longest-running television drama, Dr. Who. The show is a light-hearted time travel story that, over its 55 years, has become more complex, more mysterious, and more rooted in the wonders of life, death, and identity. Afterward, I thought about the Tarot—what it has meant to me, what it gives us—and it struck me that Dr. Who and his strange time machine, the Tardis, have a lot in common with the Tarot and those of us who read the cards. More
Man standing in field smiling
A miracle is a shift in thinking, a shift from fear to love. At first glance that sounds a bit ridiculous. How does shifting a thought cause a miraculous change? And yet it does that exactly. For every thought we think creates form on some level. A simple thought—seemingly trivial or even unimportant—carries within it the power to move mountains. And that is the least it can do. There is no worldly power—no money, no technology, no business or government—that can match in power the power we wield by simply using our minds for the purposes of love. More
woman lifting up happy baby
Hope has a bad name these days among certain teachers. On the one hand, it seems to suggest wishful thinking that distracts us from a sober assessment of reality and fosters unrealistic expectations. As Nietzsche put it, “Hope is the worst of evils, for it prolongs the torments of man.” Meanwhile, in the language of “spirituality,” hope implies a rejection of the present moment, or perhaps a taint of doubt eroding the creative power of one’s intentions. But let us not be so quick to dismiss this primal element of the human psyche. More
kids doing yoga outside
According to the Yoga Service Council, yoga service is defined as the intentional sharing of yoga practices that support healing and build resilience for all—regardless of circumstances—and are taught within a context of conscious relationship and rooted in self-reflection and self-inquiry. More
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How to Turn Resistance Into Resilience
When we get hooked on the latest video game on our phone, or our favorite flavor of Ben & Jerry’s ice cream, we are tapping into one of the most evolutionarily conserved learning processes currently known to science, one shared among countless species and dating back to the most basic nervous systems known to man. This reward-based learning process basically goes like this: We see some food that looks good. Our brain says, Calories, survival! And we eat the food. More

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