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06/04/2017 to 06/09/2017
Wake Up to Your True Magic

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...

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

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
06/04/2017 to 06/09/2017

Writing From The Heart is a jump-start for the beginning writer and is nurturing for the burnt-out professional. It is about honoring your own voice in a safe, inviting place.

Nancy Slonim Aronie says, “I can’t teach writing. I don’t think...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
06/09/2017 to 06/11/2017
Pilar Alessandra
Get Your Story on the Page

Whether you’re starting with a new idea or working on an adaptation, this screenwriting intensive with Pilar Alessandra takes you from the premise to the page. Learn the nuts and bolts of scriptwriting for features and television with the author...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
06/09/2017 to 06/11/2017
Healing & Transformation From the Inside Out

As current neuroscience informs us, we can become better navigators of our own thoughts. Merging brain-based information with the power of meditation creates a strategic and highly effective way to direct thoughts, regulate emotions, and promote...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
06/09/2017 to 06/11/2017

“When our sense of well-being is compromised with stress, negativity, and fear, our bodies become contracted and energetically out of alignment. This contraction and misalignment affects us physically, mentally, emotionally, and spiritually...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
06/09/2017 to 06/11/2017

What if disease and illness are related to the health of your psyche? What if symptoms are signs telling you how to resolve destructive patterns, restore balance, and transform your health?

Transformative medicine, an emerging field led by...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
06/09/2017 to 06/11/2017

Your voice is at the core of your creativity. From the first roar of life you use it to connect with the world­—the sounds you make, the tones you use, and the words you choose direct your life and shape your identity.

“Our voices tell our...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
06/09/2017 to 06/11/2017
Stay Present, Resilient & Engaged—No Matter What

Most self-improvement programs train people to identify and solve problems by endlessly mind-wrestling them, often to no avail. With Whole Body Intelligence, you learn to get out of your head and into your body so you can achieve greater wisdom,...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
06/09/2017 to 06/11/2017

As women many of us have a story we want to share, write about, or tell—but how do we begin? We begin with a word. A sentence. A first line. But those first words can be daunting, especially when you realize that words have power and you can...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY

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06/04/2017 to 06/09/2017

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
06/04/2017 to 06/09/2017

Writing From The Heart is a jump-start for the beginning writer and is nurturing for the burnt-out professional. It is about honoring your own voice in a safe, inviting place.

Nancy Slonim Aronie says, “I can’t teach writing. I don’t think...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
06/09/2017 to 06/11/2017
Pilar Alessandra
Get Your Story on the Page

Whether you’re starting with a new idea or working on an adaptation, this screenwriting intensive with Pilar Alessandra takes you from the premise to the page. Learn the nuts and bolts of scriptwriting for features and television with the author...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
06/09/2017 to 06/11/2017
Healing & Transformation From the Inside Out

As current neuroscience informs us, we can become better navigators of our own thoughts. Merging brain-based information with the power of meditation creates a strategic and highly effective way to direct thoughts, regulate emotions, and promote...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
06/09/2017 to 06/11/2017

“When our sense of well-being is compromised with stress, negativity, and fear, our bodies become contracted and energetically out of alignment. This contraction and misalignment affects us physically, mentally, emotionally, and spiritually...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
06/09/2017 to 06/11/2017

What if disease and illness are related to the health of your psyche? What if symptoms are signs telling you how to resolve destructive patterns, restore balance, and transform your health?

Transformative medicine, an emerging field led by...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
06/09/2017 to 06/11/2017

Your voice is at the core of your creativity. From the first roar of life you use it to connect with the world­—the sounds you make, the tones you use, and the words you choose direct your life and shape your identity.

“Our voices tell our...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
06/09/2017 to 06/11/2017
Stay Present, Resilient & Engaged—No Matter What

Most self-improvement programs train people to identify and solve problems by endlessly mind-wrestling them, often to no avail. With Whole Body Intelligence, you learn to get out of your head and into your body so you can achieve greater wisdom,...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
06/09/2017 to 06/11/2017

As women many of us have a story we want to share, write about, or tell—but how do we begin? We begin with a word. A sentence. A first line. But those first words can be daunting, especially when you realize that words have power and you can...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
06/09/2017 to 06/11/2017
The Body & Beyond

Yoga doesn’t just make your body stronger and more flexible; it can ignite your passion, boost your energy, and illuminate your inner vision.

In this weekend with sought-after yoga teacher Lesley Desaulniers and special musical guest...

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Rhinebeck, NY

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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
Widely known for her insightful, down-to-earth interpretation of Tibetan Buddhism for Western audiences, Pema Chödrön says that it is important to acknowledge what is it that gets you hooked and drives you crazy, so that you are able to work with your mind, rather than the outer circumstances to restore your sense of balance. Explore more from Pema Chödrön: eomega.org/workshops/teachers/pema-chödrön More
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
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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Omega Institute Mindfulness as a Healing Practice: An Interview With Sister Dang Nghiem
An Interview With Sister Dang Nghiem
Omega: Why is mindfulness so important for our times? Sister D: When I was in my second year of medical school, I had to make the decision whether to do a four-year program or a five-year program. I was stressing out about it, and in a dream I saw a lot of people on bicycles just plunging down a hill. I stopped at the top of the hill and recognized that there was a little girl sitting on my handlebars. I realized that if I were to plunge down the hill, that girl would fly off the handlebars and die, so I stopped. I didn’t go down the hill.  More
An Interview With Daniel Goleman and Tara Bennett-Goleman
Omega: Is emotional intelligence something we’re born with? Are there practices we can do to build our emotional intelligence? More
Omega Institute Stop Struggling to Succeed & Enjoy the Work Instead by Mark Nepo
We all want to be successful and we all struggle with what that means. Someone tells a young man running track that he’d be good at jumping hurdles. So he trains and finds himself in the blocks, nervous, wondering if this is right for him. When the gun goes off, he’s running as fast as he can to beat the others, to stay in his lane, to clear every hurdle. Legs burning, he pushes harder and strains to cross the finish line. Out of breath, hands on his knees, he wonders briefly, how did I get here? Is this where I need to be?  More
Have I mentioned that I've been trying to figure out the Internet? I was aware that when you click on something, something new appears on the screen. I knew if you post a naked picture to Facebook they kick you out for a while. More
Explore this month’s astrology and its celestial influence in your life with Eric Francis. Aries (March 20-April 19) More
Omega Institute Exploring the Cycle of Inherited Trauma by Mark Wolynn
Sometimes our relationship with our parents is strong and loving, yet we still find ourselves unable to explain the difficult feelings we carry. We often assume that the problem originates inside us, and if we only dig deep enough, we’ll discover its source. Until we uncover the actual triggering event in our family history, we can relive fears and feelings that don’t belong to us—unconscious fragments of a trauma—and we will think they’re ours. Todd’s Story More
Omega Institute You Are Not the Wave by Sister Dang Nghiem
In the Buddhist tradition, there are three stages on the path of practice: Listening, Reflection, and Practice. The first stage, listening came from the historical setting of the Buddha’s time, when there was no radio, DVDs, or the Internet. The monks and nuns listened intently to the Buddha’s teachings, called dharma talks. The monastics who were listening were referred to as sravajas, which meant “listeners or hearers” of the Buddha’s teachings. Having listened, they reflected further, and they then practiced the teachings. More
Omega Institute Practices for Living Fully by H.E. Shyalpa Tenzin Rinpoche
In the Buddhist tradition, there are three sublime practices: The first sublime practice is the generation of a compassionate and loving heart, also known as pure intention. We begin each activity with the positive intention that our action will be of benefit to others. The second sublime practice is the activity or practice itself, which we do mindfully, while remaining in the natural state, free from distraction. More
Omega Institute: 7 Habits of Highly Engaging Storytellers by Sari Botton and Eva Tenuto
In the digital age, when we tend to communicate via the abbreviated shorthand of texting and social media posts, it’s easy to lose touch with the instinct that had our ancestors spinning yarns around the campfire and passing down oral histories. Ironically, this is probably one of the reasons oral true storytelling has been gaining in popularity in recent years. Because you already know quite a bit about true storytelling—it’s innate for all humans and so you yearn for it.  Here are some keys to effective, engaging, true storytelling: More

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