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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

01/06/2018 to 01/13/2018

This week at Omega Costa Rica, you can explore a contemporary approach to Buddhism, learn to awaken love through chant and yoga, or experience memoir as a healing path. You also can use meditation to release patterns that hold you back,...

Location:
Costa Rica
01/13/2018 to 01/20/2018

This week at Omega Costa Rica, you can unlock the power of purpose, bring more presence and meaning into life, or rediscover your wholeness through spiritual inquiry. Learn to sustain your passion for life, practice rejuvenating yoga or qigong...

Location:
Costa Rica
01/20/2018 to 01/27/2018

This week at Omega Costa Rica, you can explore a revolution of consciousness, unlock your erotic intelligence, or learn to become more resilient. You can also discover ways to transform your relationship with money, immerse yourself in ecstatic...

Location:
Costa Rica
01/27/2018 to 02/03/2018

This week at Omega Costa Rica, you can learn to improve health and bring more joy into your life, gather the tools you need to become your best self, or tap into your unconscious to free the writer within. You can also practice rejuvenating...

Location:
Costa Rica
02/03/2018 to 02/10/2018

During week 5 of Omega Costa Rica, work in-depth with James Van Praagh and experience a powerful tune-up of your intuitive abilities.

Your soul holds the key to a life overflowing with love, joy, and...

Location:
Costa Rica
02/03/2018 to 02/10/2018

During Week 5 at Omega Costa Rica, work in-depth with Melissa Myozen Blacker and Florence Meleo-Meyer to explore Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction and how to apply it in your daily life.

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Location:
Costa Rica
03/10/2018 to 03/17/2018

During Week 6, immerse yourself in an in-depth program to explore energy medicine with Donna Eden and David Feinstein.

Donna Eden’s best-selling book Energy Medicine is described by Jean Houston...

Location:
Costa Rica
07/27/2018 to 07/29/2018

For more than 5,000 years, yoga has had a legacy of transmitting wisdom from teacher to student. This weekend offers a rare opportunity to honor and learn directly from three living yoga legends that have spent decades practicing and teaching...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
01/06/2018 to 01/13/2018

This week at Omega Costa Rica, you can explore a contemporary approach to Buddhism, learn to awaken love through chant and yoga, or experience memoir as a healing path. You also can use meditation to release patterns that hold you back,...

Location:
Costa Rica
01/13/2018 to 01/20/2018

This week at Omega Costa Rica, you can unlock the power of purpose, bring more presence and meaning into life, or rediscover your wholeness through spiritual inquiry. Learn to sustain your passion for life, practice rejuvenating yoga or qigong...

Location:
Costa Rica
01/20/2018 to 01/27/2018

This week at Omega Costa Rica, you can explore a revolution of consciousness, unlock your erotic intelligence, or learn to become more resilient. You can also discover ways to transform your relationship with money, immerse yourself in ecstatic...

Location:
Costa Rica
01/27/2018 to 02/03/2018

This week at Omega Costa Rica, you can learn to improve health and bring more joy into your life, gather the tools you need to become your best self, or tap into your unconscious to free the writer within. You can also practice rejuvenating...

Location:
Costa Rica
02/03/2018 to 02/10/2018

During week 5 of Omega Costa Rica, work in-depth with James Van Praagh and experience a powerful tune-up of your intuitive abilities.

Your soul holds the key to a life overflowing with love, joy, and...

Location:
Costa Rica
02/03/2018 to 02/10/2018

During Week 5 at Omega Costa Rica, work in-depth with Melissa Myozen Blacker and Florence Meleo-Meyer to explore Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction and how to apply it in your daily life.

...

Location:
Costa Rica
03/10/2018 to 03/17/2018

During Week 6, immerse yourself in an in-depth program to explore energy medicine with Donna Eden and David Feinstein.

Donna Eden’s best-selling book Energy Medicine is described by Jean Houston...

Location:
Costa Rica
07/27/2018 to 07/29/2018

For more than 5,000 years, yoga has had a legacy of transmitting wisdom from teacher to student. This weekend offers a rare opportunity to honor and learn directly from three living yoga legends that have spent decades practicing and teaching...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
06/04/2014 to 12/31/2016
Talk & Book Reading With Panache Desai

Change the energy that surrounds you, find the harmony that comes with self-acceptance, and discover your life’s purpose in Panache Desai's new book, Discovering Your Soul Signature: A 33-Day Path to Purpose, Passion & Joy.

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07/19/2014 to 12/31/2016

What would your life look like if your soul were in charge? What would change if you lived a life guided by your soul?

In this Omega Teacher Talk from 2014, Panache Desai, Brian Weiss, and Elizabeth Lesser inspire and energize the...

08/03/2015 to 12/31/2016
The Story of the Holistic Life Foundation

Barry Boyce, editor-in-chief of Mindful magazine, talks with the founders of the Holistic Life Foundation in this Omega Unscripted Teacher Talk.

Watch Ali Smith, Atman Smith, and Andres Gonzalez share their experiences of...

09/25/2015 to 12/31/2016
Practical Ways to Pursue Joy

Pursuing happiness is a great American pastime. But despite our efforts, happiness often seems elusive. In this Omega Unscripted conversation, four teachers share their unique take on happiness.

Hear from American Buddhist Lama Surya...

04/29/2016 to 12/31/2016

One of the most challenging things to do is start a meditation practice—or any other practice—and stick to it. If you've struggled to start a practice of any kind, you'll be interested to hear what experienced teachers Loch Kelly, Maia Danziger...

At the age of 86, Hedwige Kuepper uses qigong to take charge of her body, her breath, and her life. She even teaches qigong at the senior center down the road from her house. Learning from qigong masters like Robert Peng at Omega's Super Qi Summit, she gains the wisdom and knowledge to not only improve her own health, but her community's health as well. More
Add this energizing and restorative breathing technique to your morning routine. Yoga teacher trainer, writer, and human potential coach Daniel Aaron teaches this short exercise that he developed and uses every day. More
Since 2005, organizations large and small, working in the region, across the country, and around the world have brought their teams to Nonprofit Retreats at Omega to work and rest so that they can return to their efforts replenished and invigorated.  Learn how your organization can apply to participate. More
When Army veteran Antwan Martin returned home from serving in the Iraq war, he felt he had lost a part of himself. To cope, he shut himself down emotionally. But through a scholarship to Omega's yoga for veterans retreat, he's learning how to open up to the world and feel again. You can help Omega provide more opportunities for returning veterans like Antwan. Donate today. More
Race. Climate. Politics. We live in a time of disruption. The 2017 Being Fearless Conference inspires us to imagine a new way forward. With a $5 donation or more gain access to the full program featuring Van Jones, Amy Goodman, Jon Meacham, Opal Tometi, and other courageous voices.  Your donation will also support Omega's efforts to share these powerful lessons with thousands worldwide. More
As a child in Cambodia, Loung Ung's parents and two of her siblings were killed and she was forced to train as a child soldier. In this powerful video, she reveals what her mother taught her about the power of the heart to survive anything. More
Pumla Gobodo-Madikizela, clinical psychologist and senior research professor in South Africa, served on the Truth and Reconciliation Commission. She describes how inherited trauma is healed. More
If you don't practice self-care as an activist, you will quickly burn out. Yoga teacher and change agent Seane Corn shares her seven non-negotiable self-care practices that allow her to keep doing the work her heart calls her to do: yoga, meditation, prayer, sleep, a nourishing diet, therapy, and play. More
In anticipation of Being Fearless on October 13th, Omega CEO Robert "Skip" Backus recently sat down with conference presenter and renowned scientist, writer, and meditation teacher Jon Kabat-Zinn to talk about the mindfulness we all need to cultivate to create a new democracy. How do we harness the potential of these deeply divisive times?  And what does it REALLY mean to be fearless? More
Alice Walker, the author, poet, and activist, asks us to not limit ourselves by taking the path of safety, but to embrace our edges and the “radical me” that can change the world. More
Here's the month-by-month breakdown with Eric Francis. Aries (March 20-April 19) More
Yoga has much to offer people in the criminal justice system, including those who are incarcerated or otherwise system-involved as well as those who work as correctional officers, administrators, or other criminal justice professionals. More
Not everyone knows what they want to be when they grow up, but at 8, Kasha Dziewisz knew. She wanted to be a fashion designer and artist. Color, form, and art captured her attention and youthful imagination. “Color has been the backbone of all I do. It’s a motivator for me and makes me feel happy. Even around the house, I always like to have fresh flowers. Sometimes I’ll arrange a bowl of fruit next to it and then end up drawing or painting it,” says Kasha. More
Trauma-informed yoga is based on a particular understanding of trauma, one that emphasizes its impact on the entire mind-body system, as opposed to particular mental states (e.g., troubling memories) viewed in isolation from the physical body. “Trauma,” Bessel van der Kolk explains, “is not just an event that took place sometime in the past; it is also the imprint left by that experience on mind, brain, and body.” More
Here's the month-by-month breakdown with Eric Francis. Aries (March 20-April 19) More
Here's the month-by-month breakdown with Eric Francis. Aries (March 20-April 19) More
Here's the month-by-month breakdown with Eric Francis. Aries (March 20-April 19) More
The universe is conscious. I first recognized this two decades ago when I began engaging a number of alternative healing techniques to overcome my own childhood trauma—trauma which was complex and deep, far too complex for traditional psychotherapy to conveniently unwind. As I engaged these techniques, which ranged from shamanic healing to rebirthing to energy healing, I noticed quick and radical changes that were very positive begin to happen in my own life. More
An Interview With Zindel Segal & Susan Woods
Omega: Your work has been funded by the National Institute of Mental Health and the Canadian Institutes for Health Research. What have you learned in working with and training professionals in the mental health world? Zindel: It’s been really interesting that some of the initial requests we made of professionals have been embraced with increasing acceptance. More