Learning Paths

Core Staff Jobs

Rhinebeck, New York

Core Staff: Core Staff live off campus and support Omega in a variety of managerial and administrative positions. These are year-round, salaried jobs with a full benefits package, including health and dental insurance.

Temporary and Hourly Staff: Temporary and hourly staff live off campus and support Omega in a variety of administrative tasks for an hourly wage. These positions do not include benefits.

Learning paths content lists

10/06/2017 to 10/08/2017
Liberation Through the Ecstasy of Chant

Liberate your voice, your heart, and your mind in an uplifting exploration of breathing, mantra, sonic meditations, overtone chanting, sacred chants, and shamanic ceremony.

Heal your soul with the sound of your voice. Guided by Jill Purce...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
10/08/2017 to 10/13/2017
Serving Vulnerable Populations With Yoga & Contemplative Practice

Are you interested in bringing mindfulness or yoga to vulnerable populations? Are you already serving these populations, and wanting to increase your impact? This immersive training helps you develop the teaching skills and organizational...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
10/08/2017 to 10/13/2017
A 5-Day Professional Training Retreat

Acceptance and mindfulness-based practices are rapidly making their way into mental health care, medicine, and society. Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) is a newer evidence-based approach that offers empowering solutions to the problem of...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
10/08/2017 to 10/13/2017
Healing Family & Ancestors

Find the keys to set yourself, your family, and future generations free, and transform clamorous ancestors into benign allies and powerful guides.

When parents, grandparents, or ancestors die in difficult circumstances or become lost to...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
10/08/2017 to 10/13/2017
For Beginners & Experienced Practitioners

A calm mind is essential to living life with more openness and clarity. With clarity comes insight, which frees us from our reactive patterns.

Insight Meditation, also known as Vipassana Meditation, teaches us in gentle, consistent ways to...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
10/08/2017 to 10/13/2017

Required Prerequisite: Attendance at a previous 2-day Radical Remission workshop or taking the Radical Remission online course.

Interested in teaching others to lay the groundwork for Radical Remission from serious or terminal cancer diagnosis?

For years Kelly Turner, a researcher and psychotherapist who specializes in integrative oncology, shared her discoveries...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
10/08/2017 to 10/13/2017
Being With Animals

“A close relationship is something that most people crave—and to share it with another being that doesn’t speak your language leaves you speechless.” —...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
10/13/2017 to 10/15/2017

Forrest Yoga Formula for Change provides clear and effective tools for embracing healthy and effective shifts in your life—such as working through the end of a relationship or contemplating a new job.

Created by Ana Forrest, Forrest Yoga...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
10/13/2017 to 10/15/2017
Sharing a Life of Passion & Purpose

A loving primary relationship can inspire and support a fully engaged life. Yet it’s not easy for relationships to stay fresh and evolve amid the demands of family, work, and society.

In this couples workshop—rich with creativity,...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
10/13/2017 to 10/15/2017
Making a Living & Living a Life

Most of us spend the majority of our day working or thinking about work. Often, our jobs can feel like an unruly journey—sometimes exhilarating, other times discouraging, creatively fulfilling, or tragically toxic.

But, is it the job that...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
10/08/2017 to 10/13/2017
Serving Vulnerable Populations With Yoga & Contemplative Practice

Are you interested in bringing mindfulness or yoga to vulnerable populations? Are you already serving these populations, and wanting to increase your impact? This immersive training helps you develop the teaching skills and organizational...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
10/08/2017 to 10/13/2017
A 5-Day Professional Training Retreat

Acceptance and mindfulness-based practices are rapidly making their way into mental health care, medicine, and society. Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) is a newer evidence-based approach that offers empowering solutions to the problem of...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
10/08/2017 to 10/13/2017
Healing Family & Ancestors

Find the keys to set yourself, your family, and future generations free, and transform clamorous ancestors into benign allies and powerful guides.

When parents, grandparents, or ancestors die in difficult circumstances or become lost to...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
10/08/2017 to 10/13/2017
For Beginners & Experienced Practitioners

A calm mind is essential to living life with more openness and clarity. With clarity comes insight, which frees us from our reactive patterns.

Insight Meditation, also known as Vipassana Meditation, teaches us in gentle, consistent ways to...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
10/08/2017 to 10/13/2017

Required Prerequisite: Attendance at a previous 2-day Radical Remission workshop or taking the Radical Remission online course.

Interested in teaching others to lay the groundwork for Radical Remission from serious or terminal cancer diagnosis?

For years Kelly Turner, a researcher and psychotherapist who specializes in integrative oncology, shared her discoveries...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
10/08/2017 to 10/13/2017
Being With Animals

“A close relationship is something that most people crave—and to share it with another being that doesn’t speak your language leaves you speechless.” —...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
10/13/2017 to 10/15/2017

Forrest Yoga Formula for Change provides clear and effective tools for embracing healthy and effective shifts in your life—such as working through the end of a relationship or contemplating a new job.

Created by Ana Forrest, Forrest Yoga...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
10/13/2017 to 10/15/2017
Sharing a Life of Passion & Purpose

A loving primary relationship can inspire and support a fully engaged life. Yet it’s not easy for relationships to stay fresh and evolve amid the demands of family, work, and society.

In this couples workshop—rich with creativity,...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
10/13/2017 to 10/15/2017
Making a Living & Living a Life

Most of us spend the majority of our day working or thinking about work. Often, our jobs can feel like an unruly journey—sometimes exhilarating, other times discouraging, creatively fulfilling, or tragically toxic.

But, is it the job that...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
10/13/2017 to 10/15/2017
Keeping Memories of Loved Ones Alive

Taking intentional steps to remember our loved ones is a vital key to healing. Individuals who honor family and friends, who proactively keep the memories of loved ones present in their lives, almost always fare better emotionally than those who...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
Adyashanti, American-born spiritual teacher and author of The Way of Liberation, shares how silence is not separate from us. It's also not separate from noise. Curious? Find out more. More
Author of more than 40 books in the areas of creativity, meaning and mental health, Eric Maisel is known as America's creativity coach. In this sitdown interview, Dr. Maisel reveals why the search to find meaning in our lives is the primary motivator to experience creativity—but not necessarily pain-free. More
While we may be the masters of science, without a parallel transformation of the heart, we will continue to experience sorrow. Jack Kornfield, founder of Spirit Rock Center, talks about the growing movement in the West of using the ancient traditions of Buddhism to bridge this gap. More
How do you pay attention? Daniel Rechtschaffen, author of The Way of Mindful Education and The Mindful Education Workbook, asserts that the mind can't take in more information when it is stressed. The remedy is mindfulness. Daniel discusses his own experience bringing mindfulness practices to public schools in the San Francisco Bay Area. More
World-famous kirtan singer and Grammy Award-nominee Krishna Das talks about how we perpetuate the illusion of separateness, and how we can return to oneness. More
Caroline Myss, energy medicine pioneer and author of best-sellers Sacred Contracts and Anatomy of the Spirit, says it doesn’t matter how much money you have or how busy you are: you can do one action to benefit yourself and one action to benefit humanity each day. More
Author of the best-selling book Many Lives, Many Masters, Dr. Brian Weiss has contributed a lifetime of work that reveals the very real physical, emotional, and spiritual transformation that is possible when we explore our past lives. Get a quick introduction on what to expect in the intensive professional training for those who want to facilitate past life regression for others. More
Roger Jahnke, OMD, is a doctor of Chinese medicine with more than 25 years of clinical experience. He is a respected researcher, one of the nation’s most revered tai chi and qigong teachers, and a spokesperson on mind-body practice and energetics, energy medicine, wellness, and medical cost reduction. In this video, he demonstrates a simple, health-inducing, breathing exercise you can do anywhere and at any time. More
For the entire Labor Day weekend, a spiritual bliss covers Omega's campus as people sing and chant from dusk to dawn.  Omega cofounder Stephan Rechtschaffen shares why Ecstatic Chant has the communal power to elevate people to a place of positivity and presence. More
Trained in the traditional art of ghazal since he was three years old, Vishal Vaid brings a modern perspective to the ancient devotional South Asian song form. At Ecstatic Chant, an annual weekend-long continuous performance, Vaid has nurtured a unique community of people who travel from across the globe to sing with him. 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
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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
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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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An Interview With Jean Kilbourne
Omega: Today the average American sees 3,000 advertisements a day. What’s the impact of that and how do we respond? Jean: Advertising is hugely more important than most realize—it’s the engine that drives mass media. Television, magazines, websites, and newspapers are all rounding up audiences to be sold to advertisers. That’s their business model. That’s the point. More
This has been an exhausting year. Everyone is feeling it, or will be, but only some people are saying what they're experiencing and how they feel. We all know that change is upon us. Let's put an anchor down into the long-range astrology on which I'll base the following analysis. This consists of several main factors and many supporting ones. The common threads involve slow-movers Uranus, Pluto and Eris, all of which have precedents for revolution. More
Explore this month’s astrology and its celestial influence in your life with Eric Francis. Aries (March 20-April 19) More
AWAKENING THE BEST IN THE HUMAN SPIRIT…for almost 40 years, these words have guided us at Omega Institute in everything we do. When we are developing curriculum and choosing teachers, as we work together as a staff, as we serve our guests and care for our campus and land, we ask ourselves this question: what can we do to help people activate their most creative, courageous, loving, and wise potential? More
Kelly Tomblin, president and CEO of the Jamaica Public Service Company talks about the impact of her time at Omega, the impetus to create the Women in Energy Conference: Doing Power Differently, and what #DoPowerDifferently means to her. Omega: How were you impacted during your weekend at the Women & Power Retreat? What was the lasting takeaway?  More
An Interview With Neil Kramer
Omega: What gets you out of bed in the morning? More