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06/02/2017 to 06/04/2017
Minor Shifts for Major Results

Many of us feel like we are trying to fit 30 hours into a 24-hour day as we juggle the complex leadership demands needed today. Learning how to get comfortable in the uncomfortable, increase our ability to bounce back from life’s bumps and...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
06/02/2017 to 06/04/2017
Becoming Your Best You

This workshop has been cancelled.

It’s time to discover your inner badass. That doesn’t mean you have to be the most fit, the strongest, or the fastest. It means you’re willing to take control of your body and care for yourself so you can move through the world with confidence....

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
06/02/2017 to 06/04/2017
The Work of Byron Katie

For almost a decade, Byron Katie suffered from constant thoughts of suicide. Then one morning in 1986, she experienced a life-changing realization. “In that instant of no-time,” she says, “I discovered that when I believed my thoughts, I suffered...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
06/02/2017 to 06/04/2017

We all experience profound moments of connection and intuition at some point or another. In order to use intuition to our advantage on a day-to-day basis, certain skills and abilities need to be developed. In this workshop with Thomas John, one...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
06/02/2017 to 06/04/2017

Achieve a new sense of well-being and empowerment in your life by starting a Pilates practice. A versatile exercise that can be modified for any fitness level, Pilates can enhance your other fitness routines and can help you experience greater...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
06/02/2017 to 06/04/2017
Melissa Bowe
A Role-Playing Adventure

Imagine a world where heroes and villains engage in a never-ending battle between good and evil, where the laughter of faeries is echoed by the roar of dragons, where powers exist that can raise the dead, heal the wounded, and enchant the living...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
06/02/2017 to 06/04/2017
Melissa Bowe
A Role-Playing Adventure (Ages 12–17)

The Wayfinder Experience combines sports with play, rugged adventure with imaginative role-playing, and problem solving with creative expression. During this journey, you are given the opportunity to cooperatively play, dance, act, and choose for...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
06/02/2017 to 06/04/2017

For almost a decade, Byron Katie suffered from constant thoughts of suicide. Then one morning in 1986, she experienced a life-changing realization. “In that instant of no-time,” she says, “I discovered that when I believed my thoughts, I suffered...

Location:
Online
06/04/2017 to 06/09/2017
A Life Skills Lab Exploring Lessons from the Stage

This workshop has been cancelled.

Many of us long to access the personal power, presence, and authenticity that seem to come naturally to professional actors. The expression of spontaneous, uncontrived presence is fundamental for success in life, but does not come without...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
06/04/2017 to 06/09/2017
A Satsang Retreat

Francis Lucille, a longtime friend and student of Jean Klein, is a spiritual teacher of the Advaita Vedanta tradition. His teachings reflect those of his guru: appreciation for humor, art, music, and poetry; intellectual rigor with a “personal”...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY

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06/02/2017 to 06/04/2017
Minor Shifts for Major Results

Many of us feel like we are trying to fit 30 hours into a 24-hour day as we juggle the complex leadership demands needed today. Learning how to get comfortable in the uncomfortable, increase our ability to bounce back from life’s bumps and...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
06/02/2017 to 06/04/2017
Becoming Your Best You

This workshop has been cancelled.

It’s time to discover your inner badass. That doesn’t mean you have to be the most fit, the strongest, or the fastest. It means you’re willing to take control of your body and care for yourself so you can move through the world with confidence....

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
06/02/2017 to 06/04/2017
The Work of Byron Katie

For almost a decade, Byron Katie suffered from constant thoughts of suicide. Then one morning in 1986, she experienced a life-changing realization. “In that instant of no-time,” she says, “I discovered that when I believed my thoughts, I suffered...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
06/02/2017 to 06/04/2017

We all experience profound moments of connection and intuition at some point or another. In order to use intuition to our advantage on a day-to-day basis, certain skills and abilities need to be developed. In this workshop with Thomas John, one...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
06/02/2017 to 06/04/2017

Achieve a new sense of well-being and empowerment in your life by starting a Pilates practice. A versatile exercise that can be modified for any fitness level, Pilates can enhance your other fitness routines and can help you experience greater...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
06/02/2017 to 06/04/2017
Melissa Bowe
A Role-Playing Adventure

Imagine a world where heroes and villains engage in a never-ending battle between good and evil, where the laughter of faeries is echoed by the roar of dragons, where powers exist that can raise the dead, heal the wounded, and enchant the living...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
06/02/2017 to 06/04/2017
Melissa Bowe
A Role-Playing Adventure (Ages 12–17)

The Wayfinder Experience combines sports with play, rugged adventure with imaginative role-playing, and problem solving with creative expression. During this journey, you are given the opportunity to cooperatively play, dance, act, and choose for...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
06/04/2017 to 06/09/2017
A Life Skills Lab Exploring Lessons from the Stage

This workshop has been cancelled.

Many of us long to access the personal power, presence, and authenticity that seem to come naturally to professional actors. The expression of spontaneous, uncontrived presence is fundamental for success in life, but does not come without...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
06/04/2017 to 06/09/2017
A Satsang Retreat

Francis Lucille, a longtime friend and student of Jean Klein, is a spiritual teacher of the Advaita Vedanta tradition. His teachings reflect those of his guru: appreciation for humor, art, music, and poetry; intellectual rigor with a “personal”...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
06/04/2017 to 06/09/2017
Freeing Prana, The Life Force

This workshop has been cancelled.

In this 5-day retreat, beloved and compassionate teacher Kumiko Yamada introduces us to Jivamukti Yoga®—a contemporary practice grounded in ancient scriptures and ethical teachings.

We experience a daily practice of asana, pranayama, and...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY

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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 pick up a conversation they...

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...

03/01/2017 to 12/31/2017
The Doorway To Infinity

The Four Winds Society and Omega are pleased to present this special $49 course, the starting point for becoming an Energy Medicine Health Coach. In this 90-minute video, you learn how to call on the four directions, create sacred space, and step...

06/02/2017 to 06/04/2017

For almost a decade, Byron Katie suffered from constant thoughts of suicide. Then one morning in 1986, she experienced a life-changing realization. “In that instant of no-time,” she says, “I discovered that when I believed my thoughts, I suffered...

06/09/2017 to 06/11/2017
A Spiritual Path for Couples

The Getting the Love You Want online workshop gives couples the concepts and tools they need to achieve safety, sustain deep connection, and experience joyful aliveness. Learning a new way to talk, removing negativity, and expressing caring...

07/28/2017 to 07/30/2017
Donna Eden
A Live Streamed Online Event

Donna Eden’s best-selling book Energy Medicine is described by Jean Houston as “perhaps the most brilliant, comprehensive, and effective system in the genre.”

Based on the understanding that the body is designed to heal...

09/15/2017 to 09/17/2017

Pema Chödrön is widely beloved for her insightful, down-to-earth teachings of Tibetan Buddhism for Western audiences. In this weekend retreat, hear for the first time her wisdom teachings coming out of a yearlong sabbatical of contemplation and...

Elizabeth Gilbert, best-selling author and speaker, describes what she would say to her 15 year-old self about making mistakes and taking risks. More
Alice Walker, the author, poet, and activist, describes a lifelong and determined journey of seeing, born from a fear of blindness in early childhood. More
Sally Field, Academy Award-winning actress, tells an intimate story of facing her most intense experience of fear to claim a place of belonging. More
Hear the story of a feud involving at-risk teens, stolen bikes, and a pair of bolt cutters. Holistic Life Foundation cofounder Atman Smith provides a real life example of how to mindfully intervene in a dangerous situation.   More
Carlos Andrés Gómez, award-winning poet, actor, and writer, describes his "click moment" as a young man discovering poetry, how a poem can change a life, and how each of us can contribute to shifting the cutlture of gender. More
Marcia Ann Gillespie, author, editor, and activist, describes the spiritual context that runs through all her work and relationships. More
Qigong master Robert Peng shares simple qigong exercises to activate your energy, cultivate your qi, and relieve tension. More
Panache Desai says that wholeness is your birthright and the purpose of your life is to be unapologetically you. Are you ready to embrace and embody the true essence of who you are?   Learn more about Panache Desai. More
Want to stop the insanity of trying to be some “other” version of yourself, or who you think other people want you to be? Ready for some self-acceptance? Panache Desai says you need to start living your life from the inside out.   Learn more about Panache Desai More
For many of us, self-acceptance is tough. But Panache Desai asks you to go beyond what is “normal” and just be who you are.   Learn more about Panache Desai More

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An Interview With Lori S. Katz
Omega: Can you define military sexual trauma and discuss its prevalence? More
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An Interview With Joan White
Omega: B.K.S. Iyengar is one of the most influential yogis in the West to date. You’ve studied with B.K.S. Iyengar and practiced his style of yoga for more than 45 years. What is it like to have worked in the same practice for so long? Joan: I found that the depth of Iyengar Yoga was something I could commit to. When I started to study it, I began to understand what a huge subject yoga really is. Here was a man who had tremendous depth and experience, yet he was always learning new things and exploring. More
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An Interview With Kathryn Thomas
Omega: How did you come to find yoga and yoga service? Kathryn: I was a naval helicopter pilot and I fell while I was on deployment. Going through the medical separation process [leaving the military for medical reasons] was pretty tumultuous. My physical therapist recommended I incorporate yoga into my physical therapy because I lost all the feeling in my leg due to the injury and subsequent surgeries. More
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How to Stop Overthinking & Start Listening to Your Body
Indian Springs is a natural hot springs resort in Calistoga, California. It is one of those places people go to unplug, relax, and enjoy the healing mineral waters. I was enjoying a long, hot soak in the outdoor pool when a loud voice rippled through the silence, “Honey, you will love this. It’s just like lemonade.” My body responded with a tug in the back of my throat. I immediately got thirsty and opened my eyes. More
Ruiz family smiling wearing hats
An Interview With don Miguel Ruiz Sr. & don Miguel Ruiz Jr.
Omega: How can the second agreement, “Don’t take anything personally,” be useful for us when it comes to family members and friends? don Miguel Jr.: My father taught me that I’m responsible to the tips of my own fingers; I’m not responsible to anyone else. To take things personally is to assume responsibility for someone else’s will. Here’s a story of how my father taught it to me: More
Pile of tarot cards
Last night I watched the first episode of the new season of the world’s longest-running television drama, Dr. Who. The show is a light-hearted time travel story that, over its 55 years, has become more complex, more mysterious, and more rooted in the wonders of life, death, and identity. Afterward, I thought about the Tarot—what it has meant to me, what it gives us—and it struck me that Dr. Who and his strange time machine, the Tardis, have a lot in common with the Tarot and those of us who read the cards. More
Man standing in field smiling
A miracle is a shift in thinking, a shift from fear to love. At first glance that sounds a bit ridiculous. How does shifting a thought cause a miraculous change? And yet it does that exactly. For every thought we think creates form on some level. A simple thought—seemingly trivial or even unimportant—carries within it the power to move mountains. And that is the least it can do. There is no worldly power—no money, no technology, no business or government—that can match in power the power we wield by simply using our minds for the purposes of love. More
woman lifting up happy baby
Hope has a bad name these days among certain teachers. On the one hand, it seems to suggest wishful thinking that distracts us from a sober assessment of reality and fosters unrealistic expectations. As Nietzsche put it, “Hope is the worst of evils, for it prolongs the torments of man.” Meanwhile, in the language of “spirituality,” hope implies a rejection of the present moment, or perhaps a taint of doubt eroding the creative power of one’s intentions. But let us not be so quick to dismiss this primal element of the human psyche. More
kids doing yoga outside
According to the Yoga Service Council, yoga service is defined as the intentional sharing of yoga practices that support healing and build resilience for all—regardless of circumstances—and are taught within a context of conscious relationship and rooted in self-reflection and self-inquiry. More
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How to Turn Resistance Into Resilience
When we get hooked on the latest video game on our phone, or our favorite flavor of Ben & Jerry’s ice cream, we are tapping into one of the most evolutionarily conserved learning processes currently known to science, one shared among countless species and dating back to the most basic nervous systems known to man. This reward-based learning process basically goes like this: We see some food that looks good. Our brain says, Calories, survival! And we eat the food. More

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