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06/02/2017 to 06/04/2017

Achieve a new sense of well-being and empowerment in your life by starting a Pilates practice. A versatile exercise that can be modified for any fitness level, Pilates can enhance your other fitness routines and can help you experience greater...

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Rhinebeck, NY
06/02/2017 to 06/04/2017
Melissa Bowe
A Role-Playing Adventure

Imagine a world where heroes and villains engage in a never-ending battle between good and evil, where the laughter of faeries is echoed by the roar of dragons, where powers exist that can raise the dead, heal the wounded, and enchant the living...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
06/02/2017 to 06/04/2017
Melissa Bowe
A Role-Playing Adventure (Ages 12–17)

The Wayfinder Experience combines sports with play, rugged adventure with imaginative role-playing, and problem solving with creative expression. During this journey, you are given the opportunity to cooperatively play, dance, act, and choose for...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
06/02/2017 to 06/04/2017

For almost a decade, Byron Katie suffered from constant thoughts of suicide. Then one morning in 1986, she experienced a life-changing realization. “In that instant of no-time,” she says, “I discovered that when I believed my thoughts, I suffered...

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Online
06/04/2017 to 06/09/2017
A Life Skills Lab Exploring Lessons from the Stage

This workshop has been cancelled.

Many of us long to access the personal power, presence, and authenticity that seem to come naturally to professional actors. The expression of spontaneous, uncontrived presence is fundamental for success in life, but does not come without...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
06/04/2017 to 06/09/2017
A Satsang Retreat

Francis Lucille, a longtime friend and student of Jean Klein, is a spiritual teacher of the Advaita Vedanta tradition. His teachings reflect those of his guru: appreciation for humor, art, music, and poetry; intellectual rigor with a “personal”...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
06/04/2017 to 06/09/2017
Freeing Prana, The Life Force

This workshop has been cancelled.

In this 5-day retreat, beloved and compassionate teacher Kumiko Yamada introduces us to Jivamukti Yoga®—a contemporary practice grounded in ancient scriptures and ethical teachings.

We experience a daily practice of asana, pranayama, and...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
06/04/2017 to 06/09/2017
The Missing Link

This workshop has been cancelled.

NeuroKinetic Therapy® (NKT) is a sophisticated assessment and treatment modality that addresses the causes of pain—not just the symptoms—at their root in the motor control center within the cerebellum.

In this 5-day workshop,...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
06/04/2017 to 06/09/2017

In this photographic workshop, we learn the techniques of vision that help us create great images and practice photography as a path of self-discovery. Through lectures, exercises in seeing, field work with a camera, and computer time, we delve...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
06/04/2017 to 06/09/2017
Wake Up to Your True Magic

This workshop has been cancelled.

The combination of Buddhist philosophy and practices, hypnosis, and Neuro-Linguistic Programming is a powerful antidote for dealing with whatever life sends your way.

Certified hypnotherapist Jack Elias has blended these approaches into an...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY

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06/02/2017 to 06/04/2017

Achieve a new sense of well-being and empowerment in your life by starting a Pilates practice. A versatile exercise that can be modified for any fitness level, Pilates can enhance your other fitness routines and can help you experience greater...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
06/02/2017 to 06/04/2017
Melissa Bowe
A Role-Playing Adventure

Imagine a world where heroes and villains engage in a never-ending battle between good and evil, where the laughter of faeries is echoed by the roar of dragons, where powers exist that can raise the dead, heal the wounded, and enchant the living...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
06/02/2017 to 06/04/2017
Melissa Bowe
A Role-Playing Adventure (Ages 12–17)

The Wayfinder Experience combines sports with play, rugged adventure with imaginative role-playing, and problem solving with creative expression. During this journey, you are given the opportunity to cooperatively play, dance, act, and choose for...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
06/04/2017 to 06/09/2017
A Life Skills Lab Exploring Lessons from the Stage

This workshop has been cancelled.

Many of us long to access the personal power, presence, and authenticity that seem to come naturally to professional actors. The expression of spontaneous, uncontrived presence is fundamental for success in life, but does not come without...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
06/04/2017 to 06/09/2017
A Satsang Retreat

Francis Lucille, a longtime friend and student of Jean Klein, is a spiritual teacher of the Advaita Vedanta tradition. His teachings reflect those of his guru: appreciation for humor, art, music, and poetry; intellectual rigor with a “personal”...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
06/04/2017 to 06/09/2017
Freeing Prana, The Life Force

This workshop has been cancelled.

In this 5-day retreat, beloved and compassionate teacher Kumiko Yamada introduces us to Jivamukti Yoga®—a contemporary practice grounded in ancient scriptures and ethical teachings.

We experience a daily practice of asana, pranayama, and...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
06/04/2017 to 06/09/2017
The Missing Link

This workshop has been cancelled.

NeuroKinetic Therapy® (NKT) is a sophisticated assessment and treatment modality that addresses the causes of pain—not just the symptoms—at their root in the motor control center within the cerebellum.

In this 5-day workshop,...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
06/04/2017 to 06/09/2017

In this photographic workshop, we learn the techniques of vision that help us create great images and practice photography as a path of self-discovery. Through lectures, exercises in seeing, field work with a camera, and computer time, we delve...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
06/04/2017 to 06/09/2017
Wake Up to Your True Magic

This workshop has been cancelled.

The combination of Buddhist philosophy and practices, hypnosis, and Neuro-Linguistic Programming is a powerful antidote for dealing with whatever life sends your way.

Certified hypnotherapist Jack Elias has blended these approaches into an...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
06/04/2017 to 06/09/2017

This workshop is sold out. Please call Omega registration to be placed on a waiting list at 877.944.2002.

A transition is underway in the deep mythology that underpins our civilization. Many of us are in a personal transition as well, initiated by a personal or social crisis that launches us into a “space between the stories.”

In this space...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY

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Zainab Salbi, international author, activist, and journalist speaks to the importance of taking care of yourself and remembering to dance in the midst of your activism work. More
Oscar Award-winning actress and social change activist, Jane Fonda reminds us of how toxic patriarchy is to men and boys, blocking their heads from their hearts in the attempts to be "real men". More
The writer, activist, and leader in the women’s rights movement, Gloria Steinem, shares insight into the historic roots of feminism right under our feet. More
Oscar Award-winning actress and social change activist Jane Fonda talks to Eve Ensler about the importance of raising young boys to be emotionally engaged men in our culture. More
Sister Joan Chittister is one of the most articulate social analysts and influential religious leaders of our time, presenting with the Dalai Lama and working with the UN. In this excerpt she speaks to religion, war, and women’s place in spirituality and creating a tomorrow in which we express values that are sound in ethics, empathy, morality, and love. More
Elizabeth Lesser, cofounder of Omega Institute and the Omega Women’s Leadership Center (OWLC), describes the developmental arc of dependence, independence, to interdependence for boys and girls. More
Oscar Award-winning actress and social change activist, Jane Fonda, describes her work to face her eating disorder and heal her feminine self. More
Grammy Award-winning artist, Ani DiFranco, conveys the courage and importance of telling our reproductive stories, and the strength it builds in community. More
Esther Armah, award-winning journalist, playwright, and political commentator, asks us to consider all intersections of personal identity and broader culture when building social transformation. More
Pumla Gobodo-Madikizela, clinical psychologist and senior research professor in South Africa, served on the Truth and Reconciliation Commission. She explains her understanding of trauma. More

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An Interview With Tamara Jeffries
Omega: What was your entry into yoga and how has it impacted your life? Tamara: I remember being little and watching Lilias Folan on television. She was my first intro to yoga and I was fascinated by her long braid of hair, but of course I wasn’t practicing back then. In the 1980s, I was exploring off and on, practicing at home. I bought a few books and that eventually led to me to sign up for a teacher training. More
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Is paying attention becoming a thing of the past? We relinquish it at our own peril. Think about it. Kitchen sensors can notify us when the milk in our refrigerator has reached its sell-by date and needs replacing. But is it worth sacrificing our sensory awareness? If we no longer read the expiration date, sniff or taste the product, or shake it to hear or feel lumps that may have formed, our powers of observation are diminished. More
Two women look over a budget together.
The Power of Joy-Based Spending & Personal Finances
Budgeting. There, I said it. How did that word make you feel? If you are like most people you found yourself tensing up and feeling resistance. What if I told you there was another way to manage your cash flow, one that works with (not against) the flow of the universe. Would you be interested in learning more? More
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Embody True Compassion in Action
A Union of Ideals More
Woman on phone and laptop
How to Generate the Ultimate Renewable Resource: Love
The explosion of technology has really made time speed up. Everybody is practicing multitasking and trying to keep a number of balls in the air. This has taken a real toll on the intimacy of couples, and so couples have to consciously learn and practice how to stop, slow down, and give each other undivided attention. When you are generating love, love becomes the ultimate renewable resource. —Richard Borofsky and Antra Kalnins Borofsky More
Here's the month-by-month breakdown with Eric Francis. Aries (March 20-April 19) More
Aries, where the Sun is now, is about initiation; that is, beginnings. It's the ignition of the zodiac, the start of the astrological year, and the Sun in this sign arrives with the surge of energy that pushes life up out of the ground during the Northern Hemisphere spring. Now this is being fully activated by the Aries New Moon. The world around us is restless, and you may be feeling that within yourself. This is well-described by the Uranus-Eris conjunction, the beginning of a new 90-year cycle that's just begun. More
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A Sandy Hook Mom's Journey Through Grief
No one gets a free pass when it comes to grief, and I sure wasn’t an exception. More
A dreamcatcher in the sun.
Be Skeptical, But Learn to Listen
The fifth agreement is: be skeptical, but learn to listen. Be skeptical because most of what you hear isn’t true. You know that humans speak with symbols and that symbols aren’t the truth. Symbols are only the truth because we agree, not because they are really the truth. More
For Children Ages 6-12
1. Connect: Checking in With My Feelings Take a quiet moment for yourself to investigate how you are feeling. Sit in a way that is steady and comfortable. Choose whether to put your hands in your lap, by your sides, or place a hand on your heart or your belly—whatever feels right to you. Focus on taking a few slow and steady breaths, and then ask yourself what emotions you are feeling right now. More

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