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05/10/2019 to 05/12/2019

Our inability to handle personal criticism from loved ones is a common Achilles’ heel. The more deeply we love, the more fragile we feel. Soon, couples feel they are walking on eggshells, unable to express themselves honestly, and their love...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
05/10/2019 to 05/12/2019

During his first few years of meditation, Jeff Warren spent his time “pinging around in a lather of ADD-powered excitability, jumping from teacher to teacher and technique to technique, never sure what [he] was doing or why.”

Now Warren,...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
05/10/2019 to 05/15/2019
Taking Psychic Communication to the Stage

Are you currently working as a medium, or would you like to work as a medium? Would you like to share your gift with groups or a large audience? Learn how to deliver quick, life-changing messages to many people through hosting a mediumship...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
05/10/2019 to 05/12/2019
Surrender to the Totality of Reality

Enter a weekend of deepening into truth with Aisha Salem, the founder of Gateway, an online portal for investigation, realization, and exploration for every aspect of reality, from the deepest intimacy to the widest expanse.

During this in...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
05/12/2019 to 05/17/2019
Feeling Good About Ourselves

This workshop is by application only. Please submit your materials according to the directions on this page.

Join fellow veterans to support one another and renew mind, body, spirit, and relationships in a beautiful, tranquil setting.

This integrative program is designed to help veterans alleviate the psychological, relational, and spiritual...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
05/12/2019 to 05/17/2019

Anita Moorjani was diagnosed with cancer in 2002. She battled with the disease for four years, culminating in a near-death experience in 2006 that profoundly changed her perspective on life.

During this 5-day retreat, Moorjani helps you...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
05/12/2019 to 05/17/2019
Prosperity Through the Ancient Wisdom of Yoga

There’s a jewel of abundance in the treasure-trove of Vedic wisdom—a time-tested formula for living a prosperous life without losing your soul along the way. Artha, the universal life goal which means wealth, is the inseparable companion of...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
05/12/2019 to 05/17/2019

When first approaching the idea of writing our memoir, says acclaimed poet, memoirist, and playwright Nick Flynn, we often write what we believe is our unique autobiography—but as we press on, we discover that our story is connected to everyone’s...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
05/12/2019 to 05/17/2019

Brian Weiss explains the importance of Past-Life Therapy Trainings at Omega.

 

Gain...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
05/12/2019 to 05/17/2019
Practices for Physical & Emotional Transformation

Improve your joint flexibility and allow energy to flow through the body with this qigong practice.

As millions of people in China have already discovered, there is a powerful, natural way to address health...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
05/10/2019 to 05/12/2019

Our inability to handle personal criticism from loved ones is a common Achilles’ heel. The more deeply we love, the more fragile we feel. Soon, couples feel they are walking on eggshells, unable to express themselves honestly, and their love...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
05/10/2019 to 05/12/2019

During his first few years of meditation, Jeff Warren spent his time “pinging around in a lather of ADD-powered excitability, jumping from teacher to teacher and technique to technique, never sure what [he] was doing or why.”

Now Warren,...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
05/10/2019 to 05/15/2019
Taking Psychic Communication to the Stage

Are you currently working as a medium, or would you like to work as a medium? Would you like to share your gift with groups or a large audience? Learn how to deliver quick, life-changing messages to many people through hosting a mediumship...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
05/10/2019 to 05/12/2019
Surrender to the Totality of Reality

Enter a weekend of deepening into truth with Aisha Salem, the founder of Gateway, an online portal for investigation, realization, and exploration for every aspect of reality, from the deepest intimacy to the widest expanse.

During this in...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
05/12/2019 to 05/17/2019
Feeling Good About Ourselves

This workshop is by application only. Please submit your materials according to the directions on this page.

Join fellow veterans to support one another and renew mind, body, spirit, and relationships in a beautiful, tranquil setting.

This integrative program is designed to help veterans alleviate the psychological, relational, and spiritual...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
05/12/2019 to 05/17/2019

Anita Moorjani was diagnosed with cancer in 2002. She battled with the disease for four years, culminating in a near-death experience in 2006 that profoundly changed her perspective on life.

During this 5-day retreat, Moorjani helps you...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
05/12/2019 to 05/17/2019
Prosperity Through the Ancient Wisdom of Yoga

There’s a jewel of abundance in the treasure-trove of Vedic wisdom—a time-tested formula for living a prosperous life without losing your soul along the way. Artha, the universal life goal which means wealth, is the inseparable companion of...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
05/12/2019 to 05/17/2019

When first approaching the idea of writing our memoir, says acclaimed poet, memoirist, and playwright Nick Flynn, we often write what we believe is our unique autobiography—but as we press on, we discover that our story is connected to everyone’s...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
05/12/2019 to 05/17/2019

Brian Weiss explains the importance of Past-Life Therapy Trainings at Omega.

 

Gain...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
05/12/2019 to 05/17/2019
Practices for Physical & Emotional Transformation

Improve your joint flexibility and allow energy to flow through the body with this qigong practice.

As millions of people in China have already discovered, there is a powerful, natural way to address health...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
Experience the first in a series of yoga flows offered exclusively for members by Leslie Salmon Jones, creator of Afro Flow Yoga™Leslie offers up a perfect exercise to do at the office when you want to take a quick break, move your body, and release tension. Blending dances of the African Diaspora and yogic practices, Leslie moves to the music of her husband and cofounder of Afro Flow Yoga, Jeff W. Jones, and teaches an exercise routine that can be done anywhere in a chair. More
"Radical remission survivors are bad patients, and they're proud of it," says Kelly Turner of these unique cancer survivors. Watch the story of her groundbreaking research and learn about the nine key factors that radical remission survivors have in common. More
Iyanla Vanzant, one of America’s most profound spiritual leaders, takes a deep dive into the topic of prayer. From a refreshingly candid perspective, Vanzant teaches that prayer is not necessarily about religion. Learn what prayer really is, how to do it, and what the benefits are. More
Watch Deva Premal and Miten perform their devotional song "The Greatest Challenge." With albums topping the New Age charts in Europe, Australia, and America, Deva Premal and Miten offer their songs as an invitation into the nature of love, devotion, and consciousness. More
Watch Little Flower Yoga instructor Argos Gonzalez teach high school students mindfulness practices to help them de-stress, love themselves, and feel empowered to take control of their lives.  More
Before creating Afro Flow Yoga™, a blend of dances of the African Diaspora and yogic practices, Leslie Salmon Jones trained at the Alvin Ailey American Dance Center. Watch her connect with the rhythms of multi-instrumentalist, Jeffrey Jones, cofounder of Afro Flow Yoga, in this Omega original dance piece.  More
Kelly Turner's doctorate research uncovered nine key factors that contribute to cancer remission. Watch Omega scholarship recipients Helanna and Nicole's quest to apply these nine healing factors and the profound transformations they experienced.  More
How do you shift the culture of a school to be more mindful? Ali Smith explains how the Holistic Life Foundation goes into schools, to not only teach children and teens mindfulness meditation practices, but also train their teachers and principals.  More
We are living in a world where many of us are angry about issues of gender, race, and violence. What do we do with such strong emotion? Mindfulness teacher Rhonda V. Magee suggests we allow ourselves to be present with our anger so we can learn to generate compassion.  More
Ann Bradney, founder and director of the Radical Aliveness Institute, has a mission to help people feel without censure, so they won't pass their pain on to others. Get a taste of what it's like to experience this kind of emotional freedom as she guides workshop participants to identify and embrace their deep emotions. More
On August 30, 2015, my daughter called to tell me she had just learned that Wayne had passed away in his sleep. I couldn’t believe it! I began to weep as if suffering the loss of my own best friend or family member. I couldn’t eat dinner that night. I was so upset that the world had lost this amazing man who had literally changed the Earth for the better with his uplifting teachings! More
Seven days of silence may sound like a dream to some and a challenge to others, but it’s a vital part of Convergence, a retreat led by senior Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) teachers at Omega Institute. During the 2017 weeklong immersion, scholarship recipient Brandon Lewin joined more than 100 other participants to cultivate and deepen an ongoing practice, with silent sitting and walking meditation, mindful movement and yoga, and evening talks that explored the qualities and practices of mindfulness.  More
Omega: How do you define archetypes? Laurence: Archetypes are universal patterns. They are the common ways that all humans experience things. Archetypes are expressed differently by different cultures, but these various representations all refer back to the underlying patterns that are recognized by everyone. Omega: Laurence, how have you used archetypes in your work with planetary astrology? More
When we are sick and in pain, we try to get well quickly. This is the natural response. We seek treatments to "fix" or get rid of our pain and symptoms so we can get back to our normal lives. When the treatment doesn’t make the symptoms go away, and we begin to suffer physically and emotionally, our search for answers intensifies. More
Do we go it alone or make our way together? These are our two choices in making the hard journey through existence. These choices are represented by the two prominent Buddhist traditions: Hīnayāna Buddhism, which seeks personal enlightenment (Hīnayāna means little raft), and Mahāyāna Buddhism, which seeks a mutual enlightenment with others (Mahāyāna means big raft). More
Imagine having a computer system that kept track of every event, thought, image, or desire that had ever transpired in the earth. Imagine, as well, that rather than simply a compilation of written data and words, this system contained countless videotape film and pictures, providing the viewer with an eyewitness account of all that had ever happened within any historical time frame. Finally, imagine that this enormous database not only kept track of the information from an objective perspective but also maintained the perspectives and emotions of every individual involved. More
Omega: What’s the difference between contemplative practice and meditation? More
Omega: How did you feel when you started practicing yoga and what were some of the changes to your mind and body after months of practice? More
One of the greatest gifts in life is friendship. Two Vietnam veterans, Joel Laufman (pictured above on the left) and Dennis Connors (pictured above on the right), know the value of that gift, with a friendship that spans 50 years. The two men recently met at Omega Institute’s Rhinebeck campus to attend A Retreat for Veterans. More
I have been involved with the Omega Institute—a nonprofit, mission-driven, and donor-supported educational organization—in many capacities for many years. Its reach has captured my heart and held my attention. For more than 40 years Omega has been a pioneer in holistic studies—helping people and organizations integrate personal growth and social change, moving beyond “the way it is” toward “the way it can be.” More