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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
Express Yourself With Paint, Drawing & Collage

This workshop is sold out. Please call Omega registration to be placed on a waiting list at 877.944.2002.

Connect directly to your intuition and express yourself with paint, drawing, and collage. Discover new tools and techniques that get you out of a rut and into a more spontaneous way of working.

Throughout the week, we experience...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
06/04/2017 to 06/09/2017

In this photographic workshop, we learn the techniques of vision that help us create great images and practice photography as a path of self-discovery. Through lectures, exercises in seeing, field work with a camera, and computer time, we delve...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
06/04/2017 to 06/09/2017

Writing From The Heart is a jump-start for the beginning writer and is nurturing for the burnt-out professional. It is about honoring your own voice in a safe, inviting place.

Nancy Slonim Aronie says, “I can’t teach writing. I don’t think...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
06/09/2017 to 06/11/2017
Pilar Alessandra
Get Your Story on the Page

Whether you’re starting with a new idea or working on an adaptation, this screenwriting intensive with Pilar Alessandra takes you from the premise to the page. Learn the nuts and bolts of scriptwriting for features and television with the author...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
06/09/2017 to 06/11/2017

Join world-renowned medium, spiritual teacher, and original “ghost whisperer” James Van Praagh to experience how the spirit world exists side by side with you in your daily life. Through fun and interactive exercises, visualizations, spirit...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
06/16/2017 to 06/18/2017
Reflect Your Ideal Creative Self

Mosaics have been around for at least 4,500 years but are enjoying a modern Renaissance.

Learn firsthand the appeal of this enduring medium as you create your own mirror mosaic using glass, jewels, seashells, and quirky repurposed objects...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
06/16/2017 to 06/18/2017
Discover the Secret Language of the Heart

Music is a powerful transformational tool that can alleviate specific illnesses, reverse negative mindsets and attitudes, dissolve creative blocks, and improve your overall health. Award-winning producer Barry Goldstein shares transformational...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
06/18/2017 to 06/23/2017
The Painting Experience

Explore the world of spontaneous creation—a transformative journey into the unexpected where no rules apply.

In this expressive painting workshop, everyone is a beginner. Whether you are a veteran painter or are picking up a paintbrush...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY

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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
Express Yourself With Paint, Drawing & Collage

This workshop is sold out. Please call Omega registration to be placed on a waiting list at 877.944.2002.

Connect directly to your intuition and express yourself with paint, drawing, and collage. Discover new tools and techniques that get you out of a rut and into a more spontaneous way of working.

Throughout the week, we experience...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
06/04/2017 to 06/09/2017

In this photographic workshop, we learn the techniques of vision that help us create great images and practice photography as a path of self-discovery. Through lectures, exercises in seeing, field work with a camera, and computer time, we delve...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
06/04/2017 to 06/09/2017

Writing From The Heart is a jump-start for the beginning writer and is nurturing for the burnt-out professional. It is about honoring your own voice in a safe, inviting place.

Nancy Slonim Aronie says, “I can’t teach writing. I don’t think...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
06/09/2017 to 06/11/2017
Pilar Alessandra
Get Your Story on the Page

Whether you’re starting with a new idea or working on an adaptation, this screenwriting intensive with Pilar Alessandra takes you from the premise to the page. Learn the nuts and bolts of scriptwriting for features and television with the author...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
06/09/2017 to 06/11/2017

Join world-renowned medium, spiritual teacher, and original “ghost whisperer” James Van Praagh to experience how the spirit world exists side by side with you in your daily life. Through fun and interactive exercises, visualizations, spirit...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
06/16/2017 to 06/18/2017
Reflect Your Ideal Creative Self

Mosaics have been around for at least 4,500 years but are enjoying a modern Renaissance.

Learn firsthand the appeal of this enduring medium as you create your own mirror mosaic using glass, jewels, seashells, and quirky repurposed objects...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
06/16/2017 to 06/18/2017
Discover the Secret Language of the Heart

Music is a powerful transformational tool that can alleviate specific illnesses, reverse negative mindsets and attitudes, dissolve creative blocks, and improve your overall health. Award-winning producer Barry Goldstein shares transformational...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
06/18/2017 to 06/23/2017
The Painting Experience

Explore the world of spontaneous creation—a transformative journey into the unexpected where no rules apply.

In this expressive painting workshop, everyone is a beginner. Whether you are a veteran painter or are picking up a paintbrush...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY

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Bobby McFerrin leads 200+ Omega workshop participants in joyful song at the conclusion of Circlesongs 2014. Described as a life-changing journey by attendees, this improvisational singing workshop with Bobby McFerrin invites you to play, sing, and create—in music and in life. Many students make this workshop a yearly ritual. Space is limited.   More
10-time Grammy Award winner Bobby McFerrin demonstrates the power of the Circlesongs, uniting more than 60,000 singers in spontaneous improvisation for the closing of the choral festival Day of Song (recorded live in Ruhr, Germany in 2010).   Learn more about Bobby McFerrin     More
In this archive footage, master teacher Olatunji and his West African dancers and drummers presented an unforgettable workshop experience at Omega in 1998. July 06, 2014 – July 11     More
While leading a workshop at Omega, Zen calligrapher Alok Hsu Kwang-han discusses “Zen as art, art as Zen,” and creates an inspiring Zen portrait of one aspect of Omega’s mission statement.   Explore more from Alok Hsu Kwang-han   More
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 18-23, 2017. 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
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

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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
Omega Institute A Writer's Ritual: An Interview With Isabel Allende
An Interview With Isabel Allende
Omega: You start writing all your books on January 8th, write a letter to your mother every day, and meditate regularly. How did these rituals begin and what do you think the value of ritual has in women's lives? More
Oatmeal is the quintessential healthy breakfast thanks to the rich amounts of fiber and vitamins—particularly the soluble fiber beta-glucan, which has been found to be both heart healthy and helps you stay full longer. More
Omega Institute Tropical Smoothie Bowl by Suzanne Boothby
Smoothie bowls are essentially a condensed smoothie with crunch—a thicker version that you eat with a spoon and toppings. This bowl is loaded with vitamin C and other antioxidants thanks to the combination of pineapple and raspberries. More
Omega Institute The Fire of Activism: An Interview With Isabel Allende
An Interview With Isabel Allende
Omega: What do you think of the growing popularity and commercialization of feminism in pop culture? Isabel: It’s fine. Make condoms that say “feminist.” As long as it’s out there. It can take any shape or form or language—just bring it up. More
Omega Institute Mexican-Style Veggie Burgers by Suzanne Boothby
The trick to making a veggie burger that won’t fall apart is using plenty of mashable ingredients, such as potatoes and beans. This recipe is inspired by vegan chef Chloe Coscarelli’s guacamole burger, made famous at her Manhattan restaurant, By Chloe. Makes 6 patties Ingredients More
Omega Institute: 7 Habits of Highly Engaging Storytellers by Sari Botton and Eva Tenuto
In the digital age, when we tend to communicate via the abbreviated shorthand of texting and social media posts, it’s easy to lose touch with the instinct that had our ancestors spinning yarns around the campfire and passing down oral histories. Ironically, this is probably one of the reasons oral true storytelling has been gaining in popularity in recent years. Because you already know quite a bit about true storytelling—it’s innate for all humans and so you yearn for it.  Here are some keys to effective, engaging, true storytelling: More

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