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06/23/2017 to 06/25/2017
Breaking Barriers

Codependence has been described as “the addiction to look elsewhere.” It derives from the belief that something outside of ourselves—people, places, things, behaviors, or experiences—can give us fulfillment and joy. It is the most common...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
06/23/2017 to 06/25/2017
Practical Strategies to Help You Heal

When confronted with grief, loss, or difficulties it can seem nearly impossible to choose love. But with the help of brain science, you can learn to respond to every situation—no matter how traumatic—with forgiveness and compassion.

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Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
06/25/2017 to 06/30/2017
Joan White

We may not consider discipline and freedom as compatible partners, but the life’s work of B.K.S. Iyengar is a testament to the fact that these two ideas complement and support one another.

Based on B.K.S. Iyengar’s teachings, this 5-day...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
06/25/2017 to 06/30/2017
Teaching Yoga & Mindfulness to Today’s Youth

The Holistic Life Foundation (HLF) has 15 years of experience teaching yoga and mindfulness to youth classified as “high-risk” or “hard-to-reach” in urban environments. But they also have years of experience teaching youth in private schools, as...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
07/07/2017 to 07/09/2017
Claude Stein
Find Your True Voice

Join master voice teacher Claude Stein to celebrate the magnificent power of song. For those who already sing, or just want to begin, this program provides a wonderful, safe place to find and unleash your true voice and sing your heart open. We...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
07/07/2017 to 07/09/2017
A Path to Freedom

Do you experience pain or discomfort in your shoulders, neck, lower back, hips, or knees? You are not alone. These are the top five most commonly injured areas of the body.

Learn from Jory Serota, an orthopedic bodyworker and Iyengar-...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
07/07/2017 to 07/09/2017
Pathway of Emotional Healing & Spiritual Freedom

We spend many moments in a trance of feeling separate from others, deficient, and afraid of failure. Yet we intuit a deeper potential—to embody the loving awareness that is our deepest nature.

This meditation retreat with Tara Brach,...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
07/09/2017 to 07/14/2017
A Kriya Yoga Meditation Retreat

Discover the true meaning of surrender and access the spontaneous joy of life through Kriya Yoga and meditation.

Guided by meditation master Kambiz Naficy, you practice yoga asanas (with modifications as necessary), deep relaxation...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
07/09/2017 to 07/14/2017

The Chinese healing art of qigong has been a source of health and longevity for women for thousands of years. The ancient Chinese believed that hundreds of diseases come from damage to the spine, and that exercising the spine can improve...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
07/09/2017 to 07/14/2017
Brian Weiss

Gain theoretical knowledge, intensive practical skills, and experience in past-life regression therapy in one of only three Past-Life Therapy Trainings being offered by Brian and Carole K. Weiss in 2017. This unique opportunity adds a new...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY

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06/23/2017 to 06/25/2017
Breaking Barriers

Codependence has been described as “the addiction to look elsewhere.” It derives from the belief that something outside of ourselves—people, places, things, behaviors, or experiences—can give us fulfillment and joy. It is the most common...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
06/23/2017 to 06/25/2017
Practical Strategies to Help You Heal

When confronted with grief, loss, or difficulties it can seem nearly impossible to choose love. But with the help of brain science, you can learn to respond to every situation—no matter how traumatic—with forgiveness and compassion.

...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
06/25/2017 to 06/30/2017
Joan White

We may not consider discipline and freedom as compatible partners, but the life’s work of B.K.S. Iyengar is a testament to the fact that these two ideas complement and support one another.

Based on B.K.S. Iyengar’s teachings, this 5-day...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
06/25/2017 to 06/30/2017
Teaching Yoga & Mindfulness to Today’s Youth

The Holistic Life Foundation (HLF) has 15 years of experience teaching yoga and mindfulness to youth classified as “high-risk” or “hard-to-reach” in urban environments. But they also have years of experience teaching youth in private schools, as...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
07/07/2017 to 07/09/2017
Claude Stein
Find Your True Voice

Join master voice teacher Claude Stein to celebrate the magnificent power of song. For those who already sing, or just want to begin, this program provides a wonderful, safe place to find and unleash your true voice and sing your heart open. We...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
07/07/2017 to 07/09/2017
A Path to Freedom

Do you experience pain or discomfort in your shoulders, neck, lower back, hips, or knees? You are not alone. These are the top five most commonly injured areas of the body.

Learn from Jory Serota, an orthopedic bodyworker and Iyengar-...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
07/07/2017 to 07/09/2017
Pathway of Emotional Healing & Spiritual Freedom

We spend many moments in a trance of feeling separate from others, deficient, and afraid of failure. Yet we intuit a deeper potential—to embody the loving awareness that is our deepest nature.

This meditation retreat with Tara Brach,...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
07/09/2017 to 07/14/2017
A Kriya Yoga Meditation Retreat

Discover the true meaning of surrender and access the spontaneous joy of life through Kriya Yoga and meditation.

Guided by meditation master Kambiz Naficy, you practice yoga asanas (with modifications as necessary), deep relaxation...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
07/09/2017 to 07/14/2017

The Chinese healing art of qigong has been a source of health and longevity for women for thousands of years. The ancient Chinese believed that hundreds of diseases come from damage to the spine, and that exercising the spine can improve...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
07/09/2017 to 07/14/2017
Brian Weiss

Gain theoretical knowledge, intensive practical skills, and experience in past-life regression therapy in one of only three Past-Life Therapy Trainings being offered by Brian and Carole K. Weiss in 2017. This unique opportunity adds a new...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY

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Widely known for her insightful, down-to-earth interpretation of Tibetan Buddhism for Western audiences, Pema Chödrön asks you to try this Tonglen meditation in order to take away pain and/or anguish as well as send comfort and happiness to of any individual, animal or nation in suffering. Explore more from Pema Chödrön   More
American Buddhist nun, Pema Chödrön says that society cultivates a tolerance and acceptance of aggressiveness and by deciding to interrupt the momentum of this cycle, you will do yourself and the world a great service. Explore more from Pema Chödrön   More
Widely known for her insightful, down-to-earth interpretation of Tibetan Buddhism for Western audiences, Pema Chödrön discusses how easy it is to waste your life with distractions, or dunzie, if you are not used to spending any time alone in meditation or solitude.   Join Pema Chödrön on our Rhinebeck campus for The Way To Freedom: 37 Practices of the Bodhisattva, 5/20/2016-5/22/2016. More
Editor in chief of the International Journal of Yoga Therapy and author, Kelly McGonigal, PhD, discusses why stories of what went wrong and the lessons learned are so valuable in order to understand how to make scientific studies and research of alternative therapies like yoga, meditation, and mindfulness more effective at the Yoga Service Council conference at Omega Institute. Explore more from Kelly McGonigal   More
Editor in chief of the International Journal of Yoga Therapy and author, Kelly McGonigal, PhD, teaches psychology, yoga, and meditation at Stanford University. In this video from the Yoga Service Council conference at Omega Institute, she explores the importance of science and research as a service to an integrative approach to yoga philosophy, anatomy, physiology, and psychology. Explore more from Kelly McGonigal:http://eomega.org/workshops/teachers/kelly-mcgonigal More
Ready to raise the bar? The Jivamukti Yoga Teacher Training at Omega with yoga masters Sharon Gannon and David Life is a rigorous monthlong residential professional training. Jivamukti Yoga is one of the most popular forms of yoga in the world. Learn more about the Jivamukti Yoga Teacher Training More
Join yoga masters Sharon Gannon and David Life for a monthlong teacher training in Jivamukti Yoga, one of the most popular forms of yoga in the world. Acquire the skills and confidence necessary to become a Jivamukti Yoga teacher and lead classes that incorporate asanas, music, chanting, scriptural study, and meditation in a challenging vinyasa practice. Learn more about the Jivamukti Yoga® Teacher Training at Omega.  More
Sharon Gannon, cocreator of the Jivamukti Yoga Method with David Life, discusses the power of yoga to help you work through unresolved karmic actions and struggles in order to return to state of joy. Explore more from Sharon Gannon   More
Yoga master, author, animal activist, and artist, Sharon Gannon is a co-creator of the Jivamukti Yoga Method with David Life. In this video, she discusses how yoga teaches you to take responsibility for your life and to see problems as opportunities to life as a loving, kind, and compassionate human being. Explore more from Sharon Gannon   More
Yoga master, author, animal activist, and artist, Sharon Gannon is a cocreator of the Jivamukti Yoga Method with David Life. In this video, she discusses the importance of Jivamukti which emphasizes vinyasa, scriptural study, devotion, prayer, music, chanting, and meditation, as well as animal rights, veganism, environmentalism, and political activism as paths to enlightenment.   Explore more from Sharon Gannon   More

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Explore this month’s astrology and its celestial influence in your life with Eric Francis. Aries (March 20-April 19) More
The Underlying Question
Mars retrograde began on April 17 in Sagittarius. In late May, Mars retrograded into Scorpio, bringing us to the heart of the matter of this rare transit. The retrograde ends in Scorpio on June 29. Mars is the planet of desire. Desire is one of those elements at the core of the human emotional engine. It's true that religions and spiritual philosophies line up one after the next attempting to prove to people that desire is the worst thing in the world. Yet nobody would seek being happier, or seek knowledge, or crack open a book about Buddhism, if they didn't want something. More
Omega Institute 5 Sacred Practices to Keep You Energized by Andrew Harvey
If you’re going to turn up in this world and do real work, you’re going to need to be fundamentally strong and energized. In my experience this demands five interrelated sacred practices. 1. Cool Practices More
Omega Institute Trust Your Intuition by James Van Praagh
Choices always come with consequences. We have to accept the realization that ours may create situations that we never expected. Sometimes when we make a choice from a place of love, the universe will test our commitment to our decision. More
Omega Institute You've Probably Already Taken a Shamanic Journey: An Interview With John Perkins
An Interview With John Perkins
Omega: How would you describe a shamanic journey to someone who has never experienced one? John: I think everyone has taken a shamanic journey, they just haven’t called it that. If you’ve daydreamed or dreamed, if you’ve gone into deep thinking about something, if you’ve read a book and felt deeply involved in it, in a way you were on a shamanic journey. More
Omega Institute Millennials, Gen Xers & Work Stress: 4 Ways to Avoid Burnout
4 Ways to Avoid Burnout
Jake Nickell, chief executive officer and founder of Threadless, a crowdsourced T-shirt company, says, “Success is defined in units of fun. It’s all about being happy." But these days young employees are smiling less and less. More
Omega Institute Self-Therapy as Care, Not Repair by Thomas Moore
People get so caught up in the content of their spiritual enthusiasms that they may give little thought to the emotions involved. Some adults tell me that they still follow the values taught in the church where they grew up simply because their family believed in it so firmly. It’s the family that accounts for the strong faith, not the spiritual ideas. More
Omega Institute How to Make Your Yoga Class More Trauma-Sensitive: An Interview With Hala Khouri
An Interview With Hala Khouri
Omega: You have described how people can respond to trauma by being anxious and hypervigilant (stuck “on”), or by being dissociated and spacy (stuck “off"). How do you lead a class that accommodates both of these reactions to trauma? More
Omega Institute Reviving Musical Treasures: An Interview With Jimmie Dale Gilmore
An Interview With Jimmie Dale Gilmore
Omega: What instrument would you still like to learn how to play? Jimmie: I would love to play the piano. I always regret that I didn’t learn the piano. I also would like to play the electric guitar. Omega: Do you match your music to your mood or can music dictate a mood? More

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