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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.

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Esther Armah, award-winning journalist, playwright, and political commentator, asks us to consider all intersections of personal identity and broader culture when building social transformation. More
What does it mean to "listen with empathy"? How can we truly be there for ourselves and others in hard times? In this video, watch Omega cofounder Elizabeth Lesser read an excerpt from her book Marrow: A Love Story. More
Tara Brach, Buddhist teacher and author of Radical Acceptance, reveals how to find a moment to "come home" in the midst of our busy daily lives. Brach refers to this as a sacred pause, in which we are better able to celebrate our hearts and awareness. More
With blunt honesty, relationship expert Harville Hendrix has a reminder for every couple: "Your partner is not you." The author of the best-seller Getting the Love You Want: A Guide For Couples and creator of Imago Relationship Therapy, Hendrix explains that couples must give up the idea of changing their partner and to embrace their differences instead. More
Grammy-nominee Krishna Das, one of the foremost devotional singers in the world, performs with his kirtan group. A long-time student of Ram Dass and Maharaj-ji, Krishna Das lived in India for almost three years in the early 1970s, leading him deeper into the practice of kirtan—chanting the names of God. More
American fitness guru Tony Horton, creator of the popular P90X® program, explains the importance of purpose and what it takes to live a truly healthy life.           More
Qi, one of the oldest healing art forms is brought back to life by an inspiring discussion between world-renowned Qigong Master Robert Peng and bestselling author Michael J. Gelb. The two highly sought out speakers shed light on the nature and cultivation of universal life force and how the practice of qigong can change the world. More
A leading proponent of teachings on meditation and how they apply to everyday life, Pema Chödrön is widely known for her insightful, down-to-earth interpretation of Tibetan Buddhism for Western audiences. With her endearing humor and wit, she explains how working with your mind instead of trying to change outer circumstances will lead to a much more pleasant experience of life. More
Omega's Veterans, Trauma & Treatment conference is an unprecedented gathering of experts in resiliency and the treatment of trauma for veterans using complementary and alternative medicine. It offers professional information on the latest mind-body treatments for veterans with PTSD. Throughout the weekend, keynote lectures, panel discussions, and concurrent workshops explore mind-body treatments for veterans’ trauma.     More
Energy healer Deborah King guides you on a journey to activate and clear your chakras. Get in touch with your higher self and awaken your power to heal yourself and others. More
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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
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
Omega: How were you impacted during your weekend at the Women & Power Retreat? What was the lasting takeaway?  Kelly: As a leader and member of the energy industry, the theme "Doing Power Differently” really hit a cord. The takeaways were many. Talk about what you are afraid of and have a practice that brings it to the fore. Open up a space for others to confront, wrestle with, and move beyond the fear. My favorite image was Liz Gilbert saying, “fear—you can ride in the car with me, but you can’t drive.” More