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Whether delicate and refined or mysterious and passionate, Dondi Dahlin reveals how the body tells a story through the art of belly dance. More
Belly dancer to the stars, Dondi Dahlin, demonstrates a simple exercise you can do right now to release any tension you may be experiencing in your hands or wrists from sitting at a computer every day. More
Dondi Dahlin, past winner of the Belly Dancer of the Universe competition, shares why the practice of belly dance is an empowering celebration of movement for women of all ages, shapes, and sizes.       More
Daniel Rechtschaffen, MA, the creator of Mindful Children, shares why the practice of mindfulness may help children feel less stressful, find focus, and understand what it means to live their own lives. Learn more about Daniel Rechtschaffen:http://eomega.org/omega/faculty/viewProfile/b670b2dad07ccd8f9825ee88085b... More
A pioneer in the field of mindfulness and education, Daniel Rechtschaffen, MA, discusses meditation, the ancient science of breath, mind, heart and body. Learn more about Daniel Rechtschaffen:http://eomega.org/omega/faculty/viewProfile/b670b2dad07ccd8f9825ee88085b... More
Sierra Bender is an internationally acclaimed women’s advocate, founder of the Boot Camp for Goddesses®. She reveals a new way for women to understand their power by reconnecting to their spiritual, mental, emotional, and physical needs. Explore more from Sierra Bender   More
The founder of Amrit Yoga Institute and Ayurveda Wellness Center and an internationally recognized authority on yoga and holistic living, Yogi Amrit Desai is widely acknowledged for carrying the authentic voice of yoga throughout the world. In this video, he explains the meaning of the meditation and relaxation technique, yoga nidra. Learn more about Yogi Amrit Desai: eomega.org/omega/faculty/viewProfile/d522ba946a32123598a50e344eef2599/ More
Lilias Folan: Getting Started with Yoga
Recognized as the “First Lady of Yoga”, Lilias Folan is regarded as one of America’s most knowledgeable and respected master yoga teachers. Steeped in many different yoga traditions, she relies strongly on her own personal experience and intuition to guide her teaching. Explore more from Lilias Folan More
One of America’s most knowledgeable and respected master yoga teachers, Lilias Folan explains what it means to expand your consciousness by posing the question, "Are you the same person you were 25 years ago?" Explore more from Lilias Folan   More
Dynamic and inspiring spiritual teacher, Adyashanti reveals that as you become more conscious, the desire to be of service becomes a natural instinct. But, it is important to look deeply at your motivations to understand if you are coming to service from a place of division—you against them—which may create resistance, rather than coming to service from a place of wholeness which will create deeper transformation for all. Learn more about Adyashanti More

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Omega Institute It All Boils Down to Love: An Interview With James Van Praagh
An Interview With James Van Praagh
Omega: How do you define the soul? James: Instead of using the word "God," some people prefer to use terms like "the Divine," "the Creator," or "the Source." I have started using an acronym I created call O.N.E. It stands for Omnipresent Nurturing Energy. This term serves two purposes: besides letting people know I believe that everything is one and the same, it establishes my belief that everything is energy. More
Omega Institute Relationships of the Soul by John Holland
Relationships are mirror images of your own life, how you feel and treat yourself, as well as how you react and respond to different situations and people that are around you. More
Ditching Diets & Releasing Stress: An Interview With Jon Gabriel
An Interview With Jon Gabriel
Omega: How did you transition from being a chronic dieter to finding a more holistic approach to weight loss and life? Jon: I came to a place of desperation, where I was 400 pounds. I was exhausted. I was stressed out. And life had just given me a second chance: I was almost on one of the planes that crashed on 9/11. I thought to myself, “Here I am killing myself and the universe just gave me a second chance.” More
Curiosity & Resilience by Elizabeth Gilbert
Omega: What is your relationship to curiosity and how do you cultivate resilience? More
Omega Institute Standing Meditation 101
What: Standing meditation encourages you to tune into your body—and the present moment—while standing up or holding a specific standing yoga or tai chi pose. Some teachers may invite you to focus on the physical sensations of standing while tuning into the world around you. Others may encourage you to focus on your breathing and/or an internal visualization. More
An Interview With Nikki Myers
After her struggle with addiction, Nikki Myers founded Yoga of 12-Step Recovery (Y12SR), a relapse-prevention program that integrates yoga with the tools of 12-step programs. Myers says that addictive behaviors can disconnect and separate you—from yourself, your loved ones, and your environment. In Sanskrit yoga means "union" and the practice can help restore balance and wholeness, especially for those in recovery. Omega: What does resilience mean to you? More
Omega Institute Trauma Workers Need to Help Themselves, Too
Burnout. Compassion fatigue. Secondary traumatic stress. These are terms used to describe the emotional (and physical) drain experienced by many trauma workers. The symptoms can mimic those of post-traumatic stress: feeling numb, anxious, depressed, cynical, discouraged, or fatigued. Caregivers may also experience sleep issues from working too many hours or seeing too many patients. More
As the friendly little robot New Horizons flew through the Pluto-Charon system, people were talking about it. They still are. It's beautiful how much everyone seems to care. Mike Brown, the discoverer of Eris and the demoter of Pluto, was right the first time around: Pluto is a cultural planet. Regardless of what it may be scientifically, people care—and they love Pluto. The Internet memes are flying. "So you dumped me years ago. But now you're driving past my house real slow." People actually understand why that's funny. More
Omega Institute Passage Meditation 101
What: Passage meditation is the act of sitting quietly and reading out loud or mentally repeating a passage from a spiritual book or text. It has been historically practiced in numerous world religions, including Judaism, Islam, Christianity, and Buddhism.  More

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