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09/02/2016 to 09/05/2016
Jai Uttal
The Yoga of Voice

Join us for our 12th annual Ecstatic Chant retreat, one of the most popular events at Omega.

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
09/02/2016 to 09/05/2016
The Hanumen
The Yoga of Voice

Join us for our 12th annual Ecstatic Chant retreat, one of the most popular events at Omega.

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
09/02/2016 to 09/05/2016
C.C. White
The Yoga of Voice

Join us for our 12th annual Ecstatic Chant retreat, one of the most popular events at Omega.

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
09/02/2016 to 09/05/2016
The Fanna-Fi-Allah Sufi Qawwali Ensemble
The Yoga of Voice

Join us for our 12th annual Ecstatic Chant retreat, one of the most popular events at Omega.

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
09/02/2016 to 09/05/2016
Nawang Khechog
The Yoga of Voice

Join us for our 12th annual Ecstatic Chant retreat, one of the most popular events at Omega.

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
09/02/2016 to 09/05/2016
The Yoga of Voice

Join us for our 12th annual Ecstatic Chant retreat, one of the most popular events at Omega.

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
09/02/2016 to 09/05/2016
The Yoga of Voice

Join us for our 12th annual Ecstatic Chant retreat, one of the most popular events at Omega.

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
09/02/2016 to 09/05/2016
Steve Gorn
The Yoga of Voice

Join us for our 12th annual Ecstatic Chant retreat, one of the most popular events at Omega.

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
09/02/2016 to 09/05/2016
Manose
The Yoga of Voice

Join us for our 12th annual Ecstatic Chant retreat, one of the most popular events at Omega.

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
09/02/2016 to 09/05/2016
Ram Dass
The Yoga of Voice

Join us for our 12th annual Ecstatic Chant retreat, one of the most popular events at Omega.

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY

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09/02/2016 to 09/05/2016
Jai Uttal
The Yoga of Voice

Join us for our 12th annual Ecstatic Chant retreat, one of the most popular events at Omega.

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
09/02/2016 to 09/05/2016
The Hanumen
The Yoga of Voice

Join us for our 12th annual Ecstatic Chant retreat, one of the most popular events at Omega.

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
09/02/2016 to 09/05/2016
C.C. White
The Yoga of Voice

Join us for our 12th annual Ecstatic Chant retreat, one of the most popular events at Omega.

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
09/02/2016 to 09/05/2016
The Fanna-Fi-Allah Sufi Qawwali Ensemble
The Yoga of Voice

Join us for our 12th annual Ecstatic Chant retreat, one of the most popular events at Omega.

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
09/02/2016 to 09/05/2016
Nawang Khechog
The Yoga of Voice

Join us for our 12th annual Ecstatic Chant retreat, one of the most popular events at Omega.

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
09/02/2016 to 09/05/2016
The Yoga of Voice

Join us for our 12th annual Ecstatic Chant retreat, one of the most popular events at Omega.

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
09/02/2016 to 09/05/2016
The Yoga of Voice

Join us for our 12th annual Ecstatic Chant retreat, one of the most popular events at Omega.

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
09/02/2016 to 09/05/2016
Steve Gorn
The Yoga of Voice

Join us for our 12th annual Ecstatic Chant retreat, one of the most popular events at Omega.

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
09/02/2016 to 09/05/2016
Manose
The Yoga of Voice

Join us for our 12th annual Ecstatic Chant retreat, one of the most popular events at Omega.

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
09/02/2016 to 09/05/2016
Ram Dass
The Yoga of Voice

Join us for our 12th annual Ecstatic Chant retreat, one of the most popular events at Omega.

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY

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For more than 30 years, Daniel Mack has worked with wood and natural materials as an artist, furniture maker, and architectural consultant. He teaches how to work with rustic materials as an artistic path of honoring the unseen. Learn more about Dan Mack More
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

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Omega Institute Reviving Musical Treasures: An Interview With Jimmie Dale Gilmore
An Interview With Jimmie Dale Gilmore
Omega: What instrument would you still like to learn how to play? Jimmie: I would love to play the piano. I always regret that I didn’t learn the piano. I also would like to play the electric guitar. Omega: Do you match your music to your mood or can music dictate a mood? More
Omega Institute You Should Write, Even if You'll Miss the Mark: An Interview With Maia Danziger
An Interview With Maia Danziger
Omega: How has your acting career influenced your writing practice? Maia: It’s the same process, only with different outcomes. Really good acting is about being completely present in the moment. It's about having done your homework and then giving everything up and allowing the flow to move through it. As an actor I often hear people say, “Oh my God, I got nervous when I walked out on stage.” More
Omega Institute Live Dirty & Eat Clean: An Interview With Robynne Chutkan
An Interview With Robynne Chutkan
Omega: Your mantra is "live dirty and eat clean." What do you mean by that? Robynne: To “live dirty" means to restore our essential connection with nature and with the trillions of microbes that call our bodies home—and whose survival is inextricably linked to ours. To “eat clean” means to eat unprocessed food from nature (mostly plants) grown responsibly, without harmful pesticides, etc. Omega: What’s your personal recipe for feeling your best? Robynne: I feel my best when I hit this triad: More
Omega Institute Why You Should Eat More Fat: An Interview With Mark Hyman
An Interview With Mark Hyman
Omega: What food mistakes did you make in the past that helped inform your current diet and recommendations? More
Omega Institute Roasted Artichokes by Suzanne Boothby
In his “Ode to an Artichoke” Pablo Neruda wrote, “The tender-hearted artichoke dressed up as a warrior, erect, it built itself a little dome, it kept itself impregnable beneath its armoured leaves.” Cooking artichokes can be intimidating thanks to their tough exterior, but their health benefits are worth the extra effort. Along with being a great source of fiber and vitamins C and K, artichokes are full of antioxidants. Makes 6-8 Servings More
Omega Institute A Writer's Rules for Meditation by Natalie Goldberg
More than four decades is a long time to be engaged in one activity. Have I managed to do meditation every day no matter what? No. Have I often experienced states of bliss that kept me going? No. Did my knees hurt? Yes. Did my shoulders ache? Yes. Was I sometimes filled with anger, aggression, tormented by old ragged memories? Yes. Did I burn with sexual desire, crave a hot fudge sundae so bad my teeth ached? Yes. Why did I do it? What kept me going? More
The Courage to Choose: An Interview With Elizabeth Gilbert, Part 3
An Interview With Elizabeth Gilbert, Part 3
Omega: Women in the 21st century are forging new paths while being held to impossible “women's magazine” standards—“perfection” and “balance” are words you encourage women not to use. The Signature of All Things tells the 19th century life story of a rare, intrepid woman scientist. Do you consider yourself political in your writing? More
Omega Institute Spring Pea Soup by Andrea Beaman
Organic, frozen mixed vegetables are good for quick-and-easy stir-fries and soups. While I highly encourage you to prepare fresh food from local and seasonal products, if you don’t have time or access, count on frozen vegetables to help you out in the kitchen. Ingredients More
Omega Institute Linguine With Beet Greens by Suzanne Boothby
Beets have a long history as an edible aphrodisiac—the Ancient Romans believed beets promoted loving feelings and enhanced sex appeal, and beets are sometimes used as a pagan symbol for love and beauty. More

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