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09/17/2017 to 09/22/2017
A Prayer for the World With Indigenous Grandmothers

“It doesn’t matter what country you are from; in the end we find each other as one people, one family.” —Indigenous Grandmothers

For centuries, the medicine carriers, wisdom bearers, and spiritual elders from indigenous...

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Rhinebeck, NY
09/17/2017 to 09/22/2017
Timeless Secrets of Real-World Transformation

This workshop has been cancelled.

Even if you find yourself at a crossroads, you are never stuck. You always have the power to shift your life from where you are to where you’d like to be or where you need to be.

Come gather the transformative tools that give you the...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
09/17/2017 to 09/22/2017

Connecting to souls of departed loved ones is your birthright. Whether you are a seasoned medium or wish to connect to the departed for the first time, you can benefit from the skills and experience of Rev. Janet Nohavec, a pioneer in the...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
09/17/2017 to 09/22/2017
The Craft & Soul of Writing

Writing is a powerful tool of self-exploration. The soul of story is a combination of craft and magic, a uniting of head and heart. The Way of Story is an integrative approach to writing narrative that combines solid storytelling craft with...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
09/17/2017 to 09/22/2017
Linda Kohanov
Equine Archetypes for Self-Discovery

This workshop has been cancelled.

For thousands of years, riders have experienced “the way of the horse,” but you don’t have to be a rider to benefit from the wisdom of these amazing animals.

Through thought provoking exercises, reflection, and lively group exploration—...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
09/22/2017 to 09/29/2017
Adyashanti
A 7-Night Silent Retreat With Adyashanti

Adyashanti talks about two qualities of awareness.

 

There is a...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
09/29/2017 to 10/01/2017
Develop Your Inherent Creativity

Do you yearn to express your creativity and your love of life and nature through the gentle tip of a paintbrush? Join Jacalyn Bennett in this beginners workshop for aspiring artists who are ready to experience the joy and tranquility that comes...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
09/29/2017 to 10/01/2017

Supported by the efforts of the Center for Contemplative Mind in Society, faculty, staff, and administrators at colleges and universities nationwide are integrating contemplative practices into a wide variety of courses, programs, and services—...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
09/29/2017 to 10/01/2017
A Personal Development Retreat

Join entrepreneur and wellness expert Bizzie Gold in a personal development retreat designed to ignite our passions, refuel our bodies, and connect us with our true life paths.

Combining ancient philosophy and Eastern-minded...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
09/29/2017 to 10/01/2017
A 30-Day Healing Protocol for Women

We can reclaim our life experiences without taking antidepressants, says holistic women’s health psychiatrist Kelly Brogan. In this workshop Brogan offers a download of her work on depression and anxiety, as well as the real deal on medications...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY

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09/17/2017 to 09/22/2017
Timeless Secrets of Real-World Transformation

This workshop has been cancelled.

Even if you find yourself at a crossroads, you are never stuck. You always have the power to shift your life from where you are to where you’d like to be or where you need to be.

Come gather the transformative tools that give you the...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
09/17/2017 to 09/22/2017

Connecting to souls of departed loved ones is your birthright. Whether you are a seasoned medium or wish to connect to the departed for the first time, you can benefit from the skills and experience of Rev. Janet Nohavec, a pioneer in the...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
09/17/2017 to 09/22/2017
The Craft & Soul of Writing

Writing is a powerful tool of self-exploration. The soul of story is a combination of craft and magic, a uniting of head and heart. The Way of Story is an integrative approach to writing narrative that combines solid storytelling craft with...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
09/17/2017 to 09/22/2017
Linda Kohanov
Equine Archetypes for Self-Discovery

This workshop has been cancelled.

For thousands of years, riders have experienced “the way of the horse,” but you don’t have to be a rider to benefit from the wisdom of these amazing animals.

Through thought provoking exercises, reflection, and lively group exploration—...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
09/22/2017 to 09/29/2017
Adyashanti
A 7-Night Silent Retreat With Adyashanti

Adyashanti talks about two qualities of awareness.

 

There is a...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
09/29/2017 to 10/01/2017
Develop Your Inherent Creativity

Do you yearn to express your creativity and your love of life and nature through the gentle tip of a paintbrush? Join Jacalyn Bennett in this beginners workshop for aspiring artists who are ready to experience the joy and tranquility that comes...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
09/29/2017 to 10/01/2017

Supported by the efforts of the Center for Contemplative Mind in Society, faculty, staff, and administrators at colleges and universities nationwide are integrating contemplative practices into a wide variety of courses, programs, and services—...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
09/29/2017 to 10/01/2017
A Personal Development Retreat

Join entrepreneur and wellness expert Bizzie Gold in a personal development retreat designed to ignite our passions, refuel our bodies, and connect us with our true life paths.

Combining ancient philosophy and Eastern-minded...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
09/29/2017 to 10/01/2017
A 30-Day Healing Protocol for Women

We can reclaim our life experiences without taking antidepressants, says holistic women’s health psychiatrist Kelly Brogan. In this workshop Brogan offers a download of her work on depression and anxiety, as well as the real deal on medications...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
09/29/2017 to 10/01/2017
Amplify Your Love for Life

 

What makes you feel most alive? What keeps you from feeling that sense of vibrant passion in your daily life?

Too often, our spiritual and mundane lives are lived as though we inhabit two separate worlds. The cost of this...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY

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Dan Siegel, clinical professor of psychiatry at UCLA, describes an accident that left him unaware of who he was for about 24 hours. He explains how that experience helped him see how we construct our identity and how mindfulness practices can help us understand the self as a system—a plural verb, rather than a singular noun. Watch the full talk: The Educator's Role in Creating Mindful Kids. More
Top executive coach Richard Leider interviewed thousands of people over 65 and asked them what they'd do differently if they could live life over. They said they'd be more reflective and authentic, take more risks, and have a clear purpose. More
Daniel Rechtschaffen, a therapist and pioneer in bringing mindfulness into schools, describes how mindfulness practices can help kids (and anyone) on two levels—it can create both simple behavioral changes and more substantial paradigm shifts. Watch the full talk: The Educator's Role in Creating Mindful Kids. More
Dan Siegel, clinical professor of psychiatry at UCLA, suggests we create a new word, mwe, to represent that we are an individual self (me) linked and interconnected to everyone and everything else (we). Watch the full talk: The Educator's Role in Creating Mindful Kids. More
Meena Srinivasan tells the story of how her lifelong journey to unpack internalized oppression began when, at 4 years old, another child in the Little Miss America beauty pageant said to her, "You're so ugly with that black skin. You'll never win. Why are you here?" She explains how mindfulness and social and emotional learning can help us address issues of equity and truly liberate us as individuals and as a society. More
Yoga helps you tap into the unlimited power of the universe within you, says Tao Porchon-Lynch. At 96 years old, she says there's nothing she can't do. More
"First Lady of Yoga" Lilias Folan talks about how yoga helped her work with the perfectionist inside her. Watch the full talk: The Wisdom of Master Yogis. More
How do you offer yoga, skillfully and with compassion, while still caring for yourself?   Jennifer Cohen Harper, vice president of the Yoga Service Council, offers a glimpse into some of what you'll discover at the 5th annual Yoga Service Conference, May 13-15.   More
Looking for an adventure that will nourish you long after you return home?   Dive into a unique learning vacation at Omega's winter home in Blue Spirit Costa Rica: January 9–February 13, 2016.   More
Holistic Life Foundation cofounder Andres Gonzalez explains the importance of perspective and how a sense of interconnectedness can be fostered in youth in unique and healthy ways. Watch the full Omega Unscripted talk: Teaching Yoga & Mindfulness to Youth   More

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An Interview With Bizzie Gold
Omega: How did you become an entrepreneur? Bizzie: If I look back at my childhood, I grew up with an “it’s okay to be a boss” mentality. My dad really instilled that in me since I was very young. I can remember being a child and ordering at a restaurant. At four or five, I would have to order for myself and use my manners. My dad always helped me put communication at the forefront of everything that I did. More
8 Best Practices for Teaching Yoga in Schools
Childhood, especially ages 2-10, is a time of exploration, experimentation, and curiosity. It’s a natural period of learning when children attempt to make meaning of their outer and inner worlds. Yoga can help children harness the enthusiasm and natural curiosity of this time to befriend their body and mind, develop a sense of agency and competence, and self-regulate and manage their emotions. More
7 Guidelines for Establishing a School Program
Adolescence is a time of tremendous change for children physically and can be particularly intense emotionally. It is also a time when they are deeply engaged in self-discovery and exploring the inner workings and capacities of their identity. More
Uranus Conjunct Eris
Anyone can see that we’re in an extraordinary moment. While there are many facets of astrology to describe, one of them stands tall, which is the Uranus-Eris conjunction. You might say that this conjunction has the theme of choosing whether you want to be in your body or not. This conjunction last came at another revolutionary moment, the dawn of the mass media age in 1927-1928. This was before Eris was discovered in 2005. Now the conjunction is back. Its peak is through 2016 and 2017, though add on seven years to either side for the full span of its effects. More
Here's the month-by-month breakdown with Eric Francis. Aries (March 20-April 19) More
woman praying against brick wall
I used to think that religious dogma was the outgrowth of fear and unresolved parental issues. Certainly, much modern religion has lost touch with its more mystical roots, but there is no question that what ails the average American, as British writer and journalist Graham Hancock says, is a disconnection from Spirit. Fear is an infectious disease. You can catch fear but you can’t catch faith. That has to come from within. —Dr. Nicholas Gonzalez More
Here's the month-by-month breakdown with Eric Francis. Aries (March 20-April 19) More
Your Convenient Guide to 2017 Astrology
. Your Convenient Guide to 2017 Astrology To understand the astrology of 2017, it helps to start on December 21, 2020. That's when Jupiter and Saturn form their once-per-20-year conjunction in the first degree of Aquarius. It seems like a long time from now, though not at the current blinding pace that time is moving. More
woman with eyes closed smiling
The mindful check-in is a brief three- to five-minute formal practice of moving attention away from whatever outer demands and experiences you may be facing and getting fully in touch with your internal experience in the moment. More
guy sleeping doesn't have willpower to get up
Sticking to our commitments is one of the most challenging things to do. Why is that? Because we have an unreal view of what it means to be human: We like to think of ourselves as finished products, but we’re not. We are actually works in progress. More

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