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

10/20/2017 to 10/22/2017
Tapping Your Unconscious for Life & Art

This workshop has been cancelled.

Are you a new or established writer struggling to tap into your creative well? The Relax & Write™ method proves the blank page is nothing to fear.

Most of us write using only a small part of the resources we have available. These...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
10/20/2017 to 10/22/2017
Level Two

In the shamanic worldview, we are all interconnected through time and space by a living, conscious web. This concept, understood as “oneness,” allows us to affect change regardless of our physical placement in time and geography. In this workshop...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
10/20/2017 to 10/22/2017
Better Performance, Better Life With Ziva Meditation

Ziva Meditation is a simple but powerful meditation practice that can help you improve performance in all areas of your life—from the boardroom to the bedroom and beyond.

Guided by Emily Fletcher, founder of Ziva Meditation, you learn a...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
10/20/2017 to 10/22/2017

Are you looking for a single, effective solution to every problem? Whether you are experiencing the end of a relationship, illness, anxiety, or depression, or you seek greater abundance, or long to help create sustainability and peace in the...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
10/20/2017 to 10/22/2017
Keep Your Bond Strong Through the Teen Years (Ages 13-15)

This workshop has been cancelled.

Join a vibrant community of mothers and daughters, and take time to slow down, nourish your relationship, and have some fun. In a soulful environment, mothers and their 13-to-15-year-old daughters learn to cultivate authentic expression and...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
10/22/2017 to 10/27/2017

Eric Maisel’s Deep Writing workshops are simple in structure and powerful in effect. In a genuinely safe environment, where your writing is neither shared nor critiqued, you spend time connecting with and falling back in love with your own...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
10/22/2017 to 10/27/2017
A 5-Day Intensive in Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR)

Are you ready to be proactive about your health and well-being? Do you want to acquire new tools for living with more strength and resilience, and support your clients and patients to do so, too?

Integrating Mindfulness-Based Stress...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
10/22/2017 to 10/27/2017
Healing & Empowerment

Shamanism teaches us to use the powers of nature to heal. In the ancient system of Reiki, we channel life force energy to heal and restore balance. In this master level certification program, guided by two established teachers of shamanism and...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
10/22/2017 to 10/27/2017
Finding Peace Through Breath & Meditation

Take time to slow down and connect to the deeper elements within during this workshop designed and led by Pedram Shojai, a Taoist abbot and doctor of Oriental medicine.

Shojai shares the fundamentals of his Taoist alchemical lineage and...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
10/22/2017 to 10/27/2017
A 5-Day Feldenkrais Method® Retreat

Discover the processes behind how you move, feel, and think with the Feldenkrais Method®, a practice of exploratory movements that use the principles of neuroplasticity to help you improve coordination, posture, dexterity, and suppleness.

...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
10/20/2017 to 10/22/2017
Level Two

In the shamanic worldview, we are all interconnected through time and space by a living, conscious web. This concept, understood as “oneness,” allows us to affect change regardless of our physical placement in time and geography. In this workshop...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
10/20/2017 to 10/22/2017
Better Performance, Better Life With Ziva Meditation

Ziva Meditation is a simple but powerful meditation practice that can help you improve performance in all areas of your life—from the boardroom to the bedroom and beyond.

Guided by Emily Fletcher, founder of Ziva Meditation, you learn a...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
10/20/2017 to 10/22/2017

Are you looking for a single, effective solution to every problem? Whether you are experiencing the end of a relationship, illness, anxiety, or depression, or you seek greater abundance, or long to help create sustainability and peace in the...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
10/20/2017 to 10/22/2017
Keep Your Bond Strong Through the Teen Years (Ages 13-15)

This workshop has been cancelled.

Join a vibrant community of mothers and daughters, and take time to slow down, nourish your relationship, and have some fun. In a soulful environment, mothers and their 13-to-15-year-old daughters learn to cultivate authentic expression and...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
10/22/2017 to 10/27/2017

Eric Maisel’s Deep Writing workshops are simple in structure and powerful in effect. In a genuinely safe environment, where your writing is neither shared nor critiqued, you spend time connecting with and falling back in love with your own...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
10/22/2017 to 10/27/2017
A 5-Day Intensive in Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR)

Are you ready to be proactive about your health and well-being? Do you want to acquire new tools for living with more strength and resilience, and support your clients and patients to do so, too?

Integrating Mindfulness-Based Stress...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
10/22/2017 to 10/27/2017
Healing & Empowerment

Shamanism teaches us to use the powers of nature to heal. In the ancient system of Reiki, we channel life force energy to heal and restore balance. In this master level certification program, guided by two established teachers of shamanism and...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
10/22/2017 to 10/27/2017
Finding Peace Through Breath & Meditation

Take time to slow down and connect to the deeper elements within during this workshop designed and led by Pedram Shojai, a Taoist abbot and doctor of Oriental medicine.

Shojai shares the fundamentals of his Taoist alchemical lineage and...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
10/22/2017 to 10/27/2017
A 5-Day Feldenkrais Method® Retreat

Discover the processes behind how you move, feel, and think with the Feldenkrais Method®, a practice of exploratory movements that use the principles of neuroplasticity to help you improve coordination, posture, dexterity, and suppleness.

...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
10/22/2017 to 10/27/2017
Hatha, Bhakti & Karma Yoga for Women

Awaken the sacred feminine within and help bring healing to the world through the ancient practices of yoga.

In a safe and nurturing environment, immerse yourself in practical techniques based on the classical teachings of hatha yoga (...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
woman doing warrior yoga pose at lake
Dispelling Misconceptions About Yoga & Yoga Therapy
Many people who could benefit from yoga shy away due to misconceptions about what it is and isn't, or who can do it and who shouldn't. Here are some common misconceptions about yoga and yoga therapy. Yoga Isn't...Only for the Flexible & Fit Some people avoid yoga because they think it's only for people who can bend like Gumby. They think it's for the young, strong, and athletic—and if you look at pictures in magazines or sample some vigorous yoga classes you could easily get that impression. More
woman writing in journal on couch
3 Ways to Enhance the Power of Your Prayers
When making affirmations, we don’t beg or manipulate something outside of ourselves to respond to our prayer; instead, we speak from that part of us that is inseparable from our Source. Affirmative statements activate the power within us to draw into our magnetic field that which we claim and affirm for ourselves, whether it’s something required to stabilize our life structures, or to move into the next stage of our evolution. Affirmation also assists us in removing subconscious blockages that would hinder fulfillment of our affirmative declarations. More
About three decades ago I spent a year as a Buddhist monk in Thailand. It was a very austere life, dedicated to meditation and simplicity. One of the trainings I practiced was to only take one meal a day from the food collected going on alms rounds early in the morning. More
Based on even a cursory reading of the news, or listening to anyone speak for more than five minutes, the mental health problem is now obviously at the pandemic scale. Random acts of violence, the lack of the obligation to make any sense, and a frantic feeling that seems to be soaking through society are just a few clues of its existence. More
Explore this month’s astrology and its celestial influence in your life with Eric Francis. Aries (March 20-April 19) More
Omega Institute Are You Living Your Full Potential? An Interview With Dan Millman
An Interview With Dan Millman
Omega: What do you think prevents people from living their full potential? More
Mindfulness is hot. U.S. Congressman Tim Ryan practices it with colleagues on Capitol Hill. The British Parliament is doing it, too. And hundreds of programs teach it to students in schools across the country each day. More
woman with glasses laughing outside
Stop Being Bullied by Your Core Beliefs
Studies have shown that, as far back as in the womb, we make decisions about who we are and what’s possible for us to have (or not have) as it relates to receiving happy, healthy love into our lives. Conclusions like “I am not wanted,” or “I am not enough,” are the assumptions we may have made up as children, when we were far too young to understand that it was our caregivers, and not we ourselves, who were in some way inadequate and deficient in their abilities.   More
shamanic drum
A Contemporary Shamanic Approach to Healing
Today our minds, our emotions, our relationships, and our bodies are out of kilter. We know it, but we tend to ignore it until something goes very wrong—a scary diagnosis, a broken relationship, the death of a loved one, or simply an inability to function harmoniously in everyday life. When things are a little bad, we read a self-help book or go to a workshop. When they're really bad, we bring in experts to fix the problem—oncologists to address cancer, neurologists to repair the brain, psychologists to help us find peace and understand our family of origin. More
Isabel Allende on stage with microphone
An Interview With Isabel Allende
Omega: What do you think of the growing popularity and commercialization of feminism in pop culture? Isabel: It’s fine. Make condoms that say “feminist.” As long as it’s out there. It can take any shape or form or language—just bring it up. More