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08/06/2017 to 08/11/2017
Taylor Foster

This workshop has been cancelled.

Enhance your experience at Radiant Power of Women by gathering together at mealtimes to connect, share, and explore more ways to nourish yourself. Rediscover your relationship to food as you realign with what your body and...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
08/06/2017 to 08/11/2017
Jai Fuller
Growing With Grace, Strength & Joy (Ages 5-12)

It’s never too early to connect to your radiant power. Guided by seasoned camp leader Jai Fuller, you are invited to discover the inherent divine and graceful power you embody as a young woman.

This amazing week includes Kundalini Yoga,...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
08/06/2017 to 08/11/2017
Coming of Age: From Girls to Women (Ages 13-16)

Celebrate and explore your emergence into womanhood in this new program just for teenage girls. This amazing week includes sharing circles, chanting with Aykanna, creating vision boards, journaling, a five element ceremony, outdoor activities,...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
08/06/2017 to 08/11/2017
Living in Magnificent Grace

Through a daily spiritual practice, we can brighten the light within, as we reflect and embrace the truth and power of love. In this way, we are able to embody our authentic self and live an abundant, inspiring, and harmonious life with others...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
08/06/2017 to 08/11/2017
Adventures With the Five Elements (Ages 5-12)

This workshop has been cancelled.

Join a sacred brotherhood of kind, strong-hearted boys as we adventure together and learn ancient tools for mastering life’s challenges. Led by child educator and long-time camp guide, Parmatma Khalsa, we explore the 5 tatwas (elements) of earth...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
08/11/2017 to 08/13/2017
Eva Tenuto
New Perspective Leadership

Guided by TMI Project directors Eva Tenuto and Sari Botton, we explore significant experiences in a new light. By writing about them boldly as compelling personal monologues we take back our power and clear space for more impactful leadership....

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
08/11/2017 to 08/13/2017
An Exploration in Creativity

Although creative beings are known to manifest beautiful art, the ultimate work of art is the life we live. Regardless of whether you consider yourself to be a creative person, this workshop reveals the simple truth that nurturing our creative...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
08/11/2017 to 08/13/2017
Wilderness Awareness With Survivorman

 

“I have made it my mission to help people understand the importance of the environment and how it affects their lives. It’s about reconnecting with the Earth.” —Les Stroud

Can knowing how to build a fire or find your...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
08/11/2017 to 08/13/2017

We all arrive on this earth with a karmic blueprint that sets the course for the soul’s experiences, relationships, and lessons we are here to learn. What is karma and do our actions alter the course of our soul—in this life, previous lives,...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
08/13/2017 to 08/18/2017

Join master calligrapher Alok Hsu Kwang-han as he guides, inspires, and shows you how to rest in the spaciousness of your being, relax into not knowing, and explore ways for you and your brush to dance from a place of openness and emptiness....

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY

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08/06/2017 to 08/11/2017
Taylor Foster

This workshop has been cancelled.

Enhance your experience at Radiant Power of Women by gathering together at mealtimes to connect, share, and explore more ways to nourish yourself. Rediscover your relationship to food as you realign with what your body and...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
08/06/2017 to 08/11/2017
Jai Fuller
Growing With Grace, Strength & Joy (Ages 5-12)

It’s never too early to connect to your radiant power. Guided by seasoned camp leader Jai Fuller, you are invited to discover the inherent divine and graceful power you embody as a young woman.

This amazing week includes Kundalini Yoga,...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
08/06/2017 to 08/11/2017
Coming of Age: From Girls to Women (Ages 13-16)

Celebrate and explore your emergence into womanhood in this new program just for teenage girls. This amazing week includes sharing circles, chanting with Aykanna, creating vision boards, journaling, a five element ceremony, outdoor activities,...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
08/06/2017 to 08/11/2017
Living in Magnificent Grace

Through a daily spiritual practice, we can brighten the light within, as we reflect and embrace the truth and power of love. In this way, we are able to embody our authentic self and live an abundant, inspiring, and harmonious life with others...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
08/06/2017 to 08/11/2017
Adventures With the Five Elements (Ages 5-12)

This workshop has been cancelled.

Join a sacred brotherhood of kind, strong-hearted boys as we adventure together and learn ancient tools for mastering life’s challenges. Led by child educator and long-time camp guide, Parmatma Khalsa, we explore the 5 tatwas (elements) of earth...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
08/11/2017 to 08/13/2017
Eva Tenuto
New Perspective Leadership

Guided by TMI Project directors Eva Tenuto and Sari Botton, we explore significant experiences in a new light. By writing about them boldly as compelling personal monologues we take back our power and clear space for more impactful leadership....

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
08/11/2017 to 08/13/2017
An Exploration in Creativity

Although creative beings are known to manifest beautiful art, the ultimate work of art is the life we live. Regardless of whether you consider yourself to be a creative person, this workshop reveals the simple truth that nurturing our creative...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
08/11/2017 to 08/13/2017
Wilderness Awareness With Survivorman

 

“I have made it my mission to help people understand the importance of the environment and how it affects their lives. It’s about reconnecting with the Earth.” —Les Stroud

Can knowing how to build a fire or find your...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
08/11/2017 to 08/13/2017

We all arrive on this earth with a karmic blueprint that sets the course for the soul’s experiences, relationships, and lessons we are here to learn. What is karma and do our actions alter the course of our soul—in this life, previous lives,...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
08/13/2017 to 08/18/2017

Join master calligrapher Alok Hsu Kwang-han as he guides, inspires, and shows you how to rest in the spaciousness of your being, relax into not knowing, and explore ways for you and your brush to dance from a place of openness and emptiness....

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY

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Maia Danziger says that rather than happiness being our goal, we should learn to be comfortable with the ebb and flow of the full range of human emotions so all the material of life can be creatively harnessed for the greater good. More
Visionary artist and pioneer Alex Grey describes how art is an expression of the divine throughout all of human history and how it lives on in each of us. 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, 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
In this video from the PBS News Hour, Omega Poetry Festival faculty Li-Young Lee reads his poem "Descended From Dreamers." Learn more about Li-Young Lee Learn more about the Omega Poetry Festival     More
Watch as Omega Poetry Festival faculty Aja Monet reads her poem "Unhurt." Learn more about Aja Monet           More
Garrison Keillor introduces Omega Poetry Festival faculty Marie Howe, who reads her poem "The Gate" on this segment from the PBS program "Poetry Everywhere".     More
Award-winning poet and author of the novel A Bullshit Night in Suck City, Nick Flynn reads his poem "Haiku (Failed)" at AWP's Annual Conference & Bookfair in Washington, DC. More
Alex and Allyson Grey, pioneers in the visionary art movement, offer a simple definition of this mystical form of creative expression. More
Omega Circlesongs Workshop Faculty: I Wanna (featuring Judi Donaghy Vinar with Rhiannon, Dave Worm, Joey Blake, and Bobby McFerrin). The teaching team, led by Judi, offers an improvised mission statement for daily living, as practiced during the Omega Circlesongs Workshop in August 2014. Explore more about Bobby McFerrin and Circlesongs Cofaculty   More

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Kombu broth is so easy it’s almost thoughtless—all you have to do is throw the elements in the pot. This broth is perfect on its own, but will inspire days of creations. You can elaborate upon it by adding cultured vegetables for a warm and chunky soup. You can use it as a base for any puree or soup you make in the blender, you can steam grains in it, or you can steam vegetables in it for a soup. It’s also a great addition to any juice fast you might partake in, over any number of days. More
You don’t necessarily have to give up your favorite foods when you are looking to eat better. Sometimes you just need to find a healthier version. This recipe may be the world’s healthiest pizza, according to Jon Gabriel. He says the egg yolks are a more complete protein that contain healthy fats and are easier to digest than other proteins, and the psyllium husk—a form of soluble fiber made from the husks of seeds from a type of plantain—helps bind the crust. Makes 4 10-inch pizzas 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
Holiday meals in the United States tend to rely on traditional family recipes and comfort foods, like mashed potatoes, stuffing, and pumpkin or pecan pie, but they can also be a time to honor different cultures, connect with your friends, and expand your palate. Stephanie Meade, founder and editor of InCultureParent, says that for many years she and her family have celebrated Thanksgiving with friends who are not American, and now the holiday doesn’t seem complete without a bunch of people from other countries. More
Bibimbap is a terrific recipe for a fun, participatory potluck. The host can make the rice (which is typically served crispy) and eggs, and each guest can bring a topping. Guests can also bring their favorite condiments to share, and even their own bowl or chopsticks.    Serves 8 Ingredients & Directions for Rice  4 cups of rice 1/2 tablespoon ​sesame oil More
Telling stories is one of the earliest and most intimate of human traditions. We teach and learn through stories. They captivate us and preserve our customs and cultural experiences. Just ask Dave Isay, founder of StoryCorps, a nonprofit whose mission is to record, preserve, and share the stories of Americans from all backgrounds and beliefs. More
Gratitude—the feeling of deep appreciation—has long been a staple of religious traditions, and it's becoming more and more popular today.  Oprah has kept a written gratitude journal for more than a decade and now keeps one using an app. More
Pumpkin is a popular autumn ingredient found in everything from soups to pancakes, and even mac and cheese. Just one cup of this orange vegetable contains more than 200 percent of your recommended daily intake of vitamin A, an essential nutrient for healthy eyes and skin. More

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