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06/10/2016 to 06/12/2016
Rosary O'Neill
How Narrative Can Reveal Your Soul's Purpose

How can you make the story of your life into a script? How can you do justice to your experiences? Where can you find the depth of understanding and self-expression necessary to capture your unique narrative?

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
06/10/2016 to 06/12/2016
Lynda Barry
An Arts-Based Approach to Academic Writing

Looking for creative ways to bring new life to your research, writing, or academic papers?

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
06/10/2016 to 06/12/2016
Lewis Mehl-Madrona
Celebrate Your Story in Word & Song

We often find meaning in our life when we share our story with others. But how do we tell our story in a way that captures everything it means to us?

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
06/10/2016 to 06/12/2016
Megha Nancy Buttenheim

The Wild and Wise Women Let Your Yoga Dance® Festival is coming to Omega! The fifth annual multigenerational goddess gathering is where wild and wise women of all ages come together to enjoy each other’s power and grace.

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
06/12/2016 to 06/17/2016
Heather Allen Hietala
Awaken Your Creative Spirit

Letting go of expectations and judgment allows our authentic creativity to shine through.

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
06/12/2016 to 06/17/2016
Hongnian Zhang
Make Better Art by Balancing Opposites

Yin and yang is a Chinese philosophy that explains the world as a relationship of balanced opposites. Up is meaningless without down; hot needs cold; black implies white.

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
06/12/2016 to 06/17/2016
Stuart Fuchs
Music, Mindfulness & Creative Play

The ukulele is enjoying a worldwide revival. It’s an affordable, portable, and easy-to-learn instrument, and a simple way to bring music into your daily life.

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
06/12/2016 to 06/17/2016
Jump-Start Your Memoir

Dive into writing and discover your own rhythms, use your own language, and tell your own story, whether you are just keeping a journal or have a memoir in mind.

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
06/17/2016 to 06/19/2016
Ubaka Hill
The Art & Spirit of Drumming for Women

Innovative drummer, teacher, and performer Ubaka Hill leads this celebration of women’s drumming through the traditions of various cultures, both ancient and contemporary.

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
06/17/2016 to 06/19/2016
Mirabai Starr

Have you experienced a profound loss that changed everything? Do you long to share your story, but aren’t sure where to begin or how to articulate something so mysterious, terrible, touching, and life-changing?

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY

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06/10/2016 to 06/12/2016
Rosary O'Neill
How Narrative Can Reveal Your Soul's Purpose

How can you make the story of your life into a script? How can you do justice to your experiences? Where can you find the depth of understanding and self-expression necessary to capture your unique narrative?

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
06/10/2016 to 06/12/2016
Lynda Barry
An Arts-Based Approach to Academic Writing

Looking for creative ways to bring new life to your research, writing, or academic papers?

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
06/10/2016 to 06/12/2016
Lewis Mehl-Madrona
Celebrate Your Story in Word & Song

We often find meaning in our life when we share our story with others. But how do we tell our story in a way that captures everything it means to us?

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
06/10/2016 to 06/12/2016
Megha Nancy Buttenheim

The Wild and Wise Women Let Your Yoga Dance® Festival is coming to Omega! The fifth annual multigenerational goddess gathering is where wild and wise women of all ages come together to enjoy each other’s power and grace.

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
06/12/2016 to 06/17/2016
Heather Allen Hietala
Awaken Your Creative Spirit

Letting go of expectations and judgment allows our authentic creativity to shine through.

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
06/12/2016 to 06/17/2016
Hongnian Zhang
Make Better Art by Balancing Opposites

Yin and yang is a Chinese philosophy that explains the world as a relationship of balanced opposites. Up is meaningless without down; hot needs cold; black implies white.

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
06/12/2016 to 06/17/2016
Stuart Fuchs
Music, Mindfulness & Creative Play

The ukulele is enjoying a worldwide revival. It’s an affordable, portable, and easy-to-learn instrument, and a simple way to bring music into your daily life.

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
06/12/2016 to 06/17/2016
Jump-Start Your Memoir

Dive into writing and discover your own rhythms, use your own language, and tell your own story, whether you are just keeping a journal or have a memoir in mind.

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
06/17/2016 to 06/19/2016
Ubaka Hill
The Art & Spirit of Drumming for Women

Innovative drummer, teacher, and performer Ubaka Hill leads this celebration of women’s drumming through the traditions of various cultures, both ancient and contemporary.

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
06/17/2016 to 06/19/2016
Mirabai Starr

Have you experienced a profound loss that changed everything? Do you long to share your story, but aren’t sure where to begin or how to articulate something so mysterious, terrible, touching, and life-changing?

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY

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Peter Gold and the Trapeze-Experience™ Team bring the joy, exhilaration, and satisfaction of flying on the trapeze to anyone willing to try. Watch as student Chrissa Pullicino tries the trapeze for the first time. Learn more about Peter Gold and the Trapeze-Experience™ Team More
Krista Vernoff, former executive producer and main writer of ABC's "Grey's Anatomy" speaks about her experiences as Omega Seasonal Staff, how she came to be a writer at Omega, and how artists struggle without any support in our contemporary world.   More
Stewart Cubley is the co-author of "Life, Paint & Passion: Reclaiming the Magic of Spontaneous Expression". He has traveled throughout the world for more than 30 years working with individuals and groups to access the potential within the human heart and imagination. Explore more from Stewart Cubley.Join Steward Cubley for Awakening The Creative, June 19-24, 2016. More
A grandmaster of the American Tarot Association, Mary K. Greer is a member of numerous tarot organizations, and is featured at tarot conferences and symposia around the world. Greer also has a wide following in the women’s and pagan communities for her work in women’s spirituality and magic. An Arch Priestess-Hierophant in the Fellowship of Isis, she is founder of the Iseum of Isis Aurea. More
Omega Teen Camp is an experience like no other! Our summer camp is about fun, connection, self-awareness, and self-expression. We are all about creating a fun, safe, and loving place for you to be exactly who you are. Explore more about Omega Teen Camp.   More
In this short documentary—shot over three days at Omega, in Rhinebeck, New York—calligrapher Alok Hsu Kwang-han leads one of his workshops and discusses the power and definition of art.   Explore more from Alok Hsu Kwang-han.   More
Distinguished writer and commentator for National Public Radio’s All Things Considered, Nancy Slonim Aronie says that there is so much judgment in so many areas of our life—our jobs, our schools, our relationships—that the most important part of the creative process is creating a safe, writing environment. Explore more from Nancy Slonim Aronie   More
Experience the extraordinary physical exhilaration of flying and catching on the trapeze in a fun and supportive environment. Discover why Peter Gold's workshop transforms the flying trapeze into a metaphor for life.   Explore more from Peter Gold         More
Omega cofounder Stephan Rechtschaffen shares why Ecstatic Chant has the communal power to elevate people to a place of positivity and presence by joining voices together to sing and chant the many names for God from around the globe.   Learn more about Stephan Rechtschaffen.     More
Psychotherapist and founder of creativity coaching, Eric Maisel, PhD, discusses what you can expect from attending his Deep Writing Workshop at Omega Institute. Explore more about Eric Maisel: eomega.org/workshops/teachers/eric-maisel More

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Omega Institute 7 Ways to Optimize Your Potential From Leonardo da Vinci: An Interview With Michael J. Gelb
An Interview With Michael J. Gelb
Omega: What is your definition of a personal or professional Renaissance? Michael: We are all born with the capacity for genius. Every healthy child displays boundless energy, wild imagination, and delightful creativity. But then we go to school and get de-geniused. Renaissance means “rebirth.” I’m devoted to helping my students experience a rebirth or Renaissance of their original energy, imagination, and creativity.  More
Omega Institute Roasted Rainbow Carrots by Suzanne Boothby
Did you know that carrots are much sweeter in winter than summer? Colder temperatures encourage carrots to convert their starch stores into sugar so they don’t freeze. It’s like nature’s version of antifreeze, but much tastier. More
Omega Institute Bake Better-for-You Cookies by Suzanne Boothby
Yes, Virginia, you can eat cookies this holiday season. Desserts don't have to be full of butter, sugar, or flour. Whether you are invited to a holiday cookie exchange or want to bring a homemade gift to your loved ones, these cookies have all the rich, gooey sweetness of a baked good with much better-for-you ingredients. The recipe swaps dates and banana for white sugar and almond meal and oats for traditional white flour. Creamy peanut butter holds the dough together without eggs. More
Omega Institute Coconut Milk Mashed Sweet Potatoes
This Blue Zone-friendly dish highlights two things that these longevity hot spots are known for: consuming antioxidant-rich vegetables that reduce your risk of developing chronic diseases and healthy fats.  More
Omega Institute Wild Fall Pesto by Suzanne Boothby
Pesto is quick to make and versatile in the kitchen. It can be tossed with pasta, used as a base for dipping vegetables, or added to omelets for extra color and zing. You can make pesto with the last of the herbs in the garden and freeze it for enjoyment throughout the colder months. More
Omega Institute Drawing Closer to Nature
Botanical Illustration Brings a Long Tradition to a New Movement
It seems like nearly everything today is digital. For many people, listening to music, watching movies and television, or reading the news takes place solely on digital devices, and often all on the same device. Creating art—photography especially—is often done digitally and shared solely online. Set against the backdrop of this pixelated world is a revived interest in creating things by hand. Botanical illustration is a great case in point. More
Omega Institute 15 Ways to Nurture Your Creativity Today by Shelley Berc
Creativity is a way of living life that embraces originality and makes unique connections between seemingly disparate ideas. Creativity is about living life as a journey into seeing and communicating the extra-ordinariness of the simplest, most every day acts. We often think about creativity as making something, but in fact the root meaning of the word means "to grow." More

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