Learning Paths

Core Staff Jobs

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.

Learning paths content lists

08/27/2017 to 09/01/2017

Imbalances in the body are often a result of outdated emotional beliefs and behavioral patterns that no longer support your current dreams and aspirations. Learn to bring balance back into your body and rejuvenate your life in this 5-day...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
08/27/2017 to 09/01/2017

How do you typically react to difficulties in life, such as work stress, rejection, physical problems, or financial hardship? Do you instinctively fight uncomfortable experiences or find fault in yourself when things go wrong? What if, instead,...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
08/27/2017 to 09/01/2017
An Intensive Training for Health Professionals

This 5-day experiential training covers the application of traditional tai chi and qigong for health and healing. We explore the relationship between specific movements and the body organs and systems. Special focus is given to the clinical needs...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
09/01/2017 to 09/04/2017
The Yoga of Voice

 

Join us for our 13th annual Ecstatic Chant retreat, one of the most popular events at Omega. A remarkable opportunity to experience some of the Western world’s leading devotional singers, this inspiring weekend nourishes the...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
09/04/2017 to 09/05/2017

This special Labor Day Ecstatic Chant takes place on Monday, September 4, from 2:30 p.m. to midnight, and includes performances by Krishna Das, Deva Premal & Miten, Jai Uttal, and Manose.

Tuition for...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
09/04/2017 to 09/08/2017
Kundalini Yoga & Meditation to Maximize Your Life

Invincible living gives you the energy, courage, and clarity to traverse the topography of your life with grace and depth. It doesn’t mean you won’t face trials and tribulations, but that when you do you are able to respond to them with...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
09/04/2017 to 09/08/2017

Jivamukti Yoga® Immersion takes you deeper into the study of Jivamukti Yoga and its five tenets: nonviolence, devotion, meditation, scripture, and music.

Led by Jivamukti Yoga cofounders, Sharon Gannon and David Life, and advanced...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
09/04/2017 to 09/08/2017
Unleashing the Wise Woman Within

As a woman it’s your time to rise up, trust your intuition, tap your potent power, tell your truth, and surrender to your true nature.

Join spiritual leader Rebecca Campbell for a deeply nourishing, uplifting, and soul-stirring week of...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
09/05/2017
Movement & Dance in Baul Songs

This workshop has been cancelled.

For millenia, Baul songs have been passed down from teacher to student, often conveyed in a unique poetic form that lies between philosophy and poetry, music, and dance. Here is your chance to be part of this profound ancient tradition.

...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
09/05/2017
Bringing Chanting Into the Practice of Living

Please call Omega at 877.944.2002 to register for this workshop.

Join Krishna Das for this one-day chanting retreat and devotional practice. This is a special opportunity to study with one of the foremost devotional singers in the world.

We spend the morning exploring the spiritual path with group...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
08/27/2017 to 09/01/2017

Imbalances in the body are often a result of outdated emotional beliefs and behavioral patterns that no longer support your current dreams and aspirations. Learn to bring balance back into your body and rejuvenate your life in this 5-day...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
08/27/2017 to 09/01/2017

How do you typically react to difficulties in life, such as work stress, rejection, physical problems, or financial hardship? Do you instinctively fight uncomfortable experiences or find fault in yourself when things go wrong? What if, instead,...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
08/27/2017 to 09/01/2017
An Intensive Training for Health Professionals

This 5-day experiential training covers the application of traditional tai chi and qigong for health and healing. We explore the relationship between specific movements and the body organs and systems. Special focus is given to the clinical needs...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
09/01/2017 to 09/04/2017
The Yoga of Voice

 

Join us for our 13th annual Ecstatic Chant retreat, one of the most popular events at Omega. A remarkable opportunity to experience some of the Western world’s leading devotional singers, this inspiring weekend nourishes the...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
09/04/2017 to 09/05/2017

This special Labor Day Ecstatic Chant takes place on Monday, September 4, from 2:30 p.m. to midnight, and includes performances by Krishna Das, Deva Premal & Miten, Jai Uttal, and Manose.

Tuition for...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
09/04/2017 to 09/08/2017
Kundalini Yoga & Meditation to Maximize Your Life

Invincible living gives you the energy, courage, and clarity to traverse the topography of your life with grace and depth. It doesn’t mean you won’t face trials and tribulations, but that when you do you are able to respond to them with...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
09/04/2017 to 09/08/2017

Jivamukti Yoga® Immersion takes you deeper into the study of Jivamukti Yoga and its five tenets: nonviolence, devotion, meditation, scripture, and music.

Led by Jivamukti Yoga cofounders, Sharon Gannon and David Life, and advanced...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
09/04/2017 to 09/08/2017
Unleashing the Wise Woman Within

As a woman it’s your time to rise up, trust your intuition, tap your potent power, tell your truth, and surrender to your true nature.

Join spiritual leader Rebecca Campbell for a deeply nourishing, uplifting, and soul-stirring week of...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
09/05/2017
Movement & Dance in Baul Songs

This workshop has been cancelled.

For millenia, Baul songs have been passed down from teacher to student, often conveyed in a unique poetic form that lies between philosophy and poetry, music, and dance. Here is your chance to be part of this profound ancient tradition.

...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
09/05/2017
Bringing Chanting Into the Practice of Living

Please call Omega at 877.944.2002 to register for this workshop.

Join Krishna Das for this one-day chanting retreat and devotional practice. This is a special opportunity to study with one of the foremost devotional singers in the world.

We spend the morning exploring the spiritual path with group...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
Elizabeth Lesser, cofounder of Omega Institute and the Omega Women’s Leadership Center (OWLC), makes a case for a society that incorporates the full range of human intelligences, with a focus on the benefits of emotional and spiritual intellegence. More
María Teresa Kumar, founding president and CEO of Voto Latino, describes the importance of her practice to keep her "present" in her life and work. More
The International Council of Thirteen Indigenous Grandmothers are tribal elders from across the world. Members of the council speak here about the importance of education, prayer, healing and taking action to bear witness to the past and future. More
Pumla Gobodo-Madikizela, clinical psychologist and senior research professor in South Africa served on the Truth and Reconciliation Commission following Apartheid. She explores the nature of our humanity. More
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
Person petting a white dog
Lessons From an Animal Communication Expert
I’ve been professionally communicating intuitively with animals for more than 17 years, and casually communicating with them for my entire life. Working with thousands of animals and their humans has created a unique opportunity for me: I’ve learned “straight from the horse’s mouth” what animals truly desire in order have the best relationships they can with their people. More
Rainbow in palm of hand
Everyone has lines on their hands that furnish information about their life’s journey. Each line plays a different role and contributes different kinds of information, like how well the mind works, the person’s capacity for affection and feelings of security, the vitality and strength of the body, and more. More
woman's legs jumping
5 Steps to Start Living Pain-Free
My journey into chronic pain lasted over 15 years. Initially, I had no idea what was happening. A successful spine surgeon, I thought I was bulletproof. But, after years of practice, I began to sweat during surgery, and by 1990, I was experiencing panic attacks and a number of other symptoms, including migraines, rashes, neck pain, tinnitus, obsessive compulsive disorder, and more. More
Woman walking on an arrow painted on the road.
Follow the Signs
I’ve been thinking about how following signs and omens is so central to my life. Since we’re all part of a living, breathing, conscious universe, why wouldn’t it speak to us and give us direction? Why wouldn’t it send us messages and answers, if only we opened the way? So to me, operating without the help of signs would be like refusing to turn on the lights in a darkened room. Why stumble around tripping over furniture when the universe has the bulb? More
Astrological Signs
Here's the month-by-month breakdown with Eric Francis. Aries (March 20-April 19) More
Woman looking down
An Interview With Lori S. Katz
Omega: Can you define military sexual trauma and discuss its prevalence? More
B.K.S. Iyengar headshot
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