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07/01/2016 to 07/03/2016

In this Advanced Songwriting workshop with Grammy-nominee Jimmie Dale Gilmore, we further explore songwriting as a tool for self-discovery, building on insights and techniques drawn from the Songwriting workshop.

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
07/01/2016 to 07/03/2016
Jovinna Chan

Sacred dance is one of the most ancient transformative rituals. From the whirling dervish, to the waltz, to the rave, it is a practice of joy, cleansing, and clarity—guided by wisdom that transcends the thinking brain.

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
07/01/2016 to 07/03/2016
Rob Faust
Unmasking Our Many Selves

The mask is a powerful tool for transformation. With a mask, the shy find their voice, the boisterous find a sense of calm, and the scattered find focus.

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
07/01/2016 to 07/03/2016
Jacqui Lalita
How to Make Raw Chocolate Treats & Herbal Elixirs

Indulge your taste buds and build your health as you learn to make organic raw chocolate treats and herbal elixirs with chocolatier and herbalist Jacqui Lalita.

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
07/03/2016 to 07/08/2016
Jovinna Chan

This workshop is part of Arts Week. Learn more.

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
07/03/2016 to 07/08/2016
Dar Williams

This workshop is part of Arts Week. Learn more.

Are you seeking to hone your songwriting skills? Do you long to create a song that matters?

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
07/03/2016 to 07/08/2016
Chinese & Watercolor Painting

This workshop is part of Arts Week. Learn more.

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
07/03/2016 to 07/08/2016
Barry Lubin
Bring Humor & Play Into Your Community

This workshop is part of Arts Week. Learn more.

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
07/03/2016 to 07/08/2016
Jason Little
Visual Storytelling for Beginners

This workshop is part of Arts Week. Learn more.

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
07/03/2016 to 07/08/2016
Douglas Beasley

This workshop is part of Arts Week. Learn more.

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY

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07/01/2016 to 07/03/2016

In this Advanced Songwriting workshop with Grammy-nominee Jimmie Dale Gilmore, we further explore songwriting as a tool for self-discovery, building on insights and techniques drawn from the Songwriting workshop.

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
07/01/2016 to 07/03/2016
Jovinna Chan

Sacred dance is one of the most ancient transformative rituals. From the whirling dervish, to the waltz, to the rave, it is a practice of joy, cleansing, and clarity—guided by wisdom that transcends the thinking brain.

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
07/01/2016 to 07/03/2016
Rob Faust
Unmasking Our Many Selves

The mask is a powerful tool for transformation. With a mask, the shy find their voice, the boisterous find a sense of calm, and the scattered find focus.

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
07/01/2016 to 07/03/2016
Jacqui Lalita
How to Make Raw Chocolate Treats & Herbal Elixirs

Indulge your taste buds and build your health as you learn to make organic raw chocolate treats and herbal elixirs with chocolatier and herbalist Jacqui Lalita.

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
07/03/2016 to 07/08/2016
Jovinna Chan

This workshop is part of Arts Week. Learn more.

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
07/03/2016 to 07/08/2016
Dar Williams

This workshop is part of Arts Week. Learn more.

Are you seeking to hone your songwriting skills? Do you long to create a song that matters?

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
07/03/2016 to 07/08/2016
Chinese & Watercolor Painting

This workshop is part of Arts Week. Learn more.

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
07/03/2016 to 07/08/2016
Barry Lubin
Bring Humor & Play Into Your Community

This workshop is part of Arts Week. Learn more.

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
07/03/2016 to 07/08/2016
Jason Little
Visual Storytelling for Beginners

This workshop is part of Arts Week. Learn more.

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
07/03/2016 to 07/08/2016
Douglas Beasley

This workshop is part of Arts Week. Learn more.

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY

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Whether delicate and refined or mysterious and passionate, Dondi Dahlin reveals how the body tells a story through the art of belly dance. More
What can you expect from a weekend belly dance workshop? No matter what your size, shape, color, or background is, you can feel sexy and powerful through belly dance.   Try the Belly Dance Goddes Weekend October 11–13, 2013.   More
Artist Daniel Mack explains the fundamentals of contemporary alchemy through the creation of rustic art by deeply integrating your technical skills with your spiritual and intuitive resources. More
Artist Daniel Mack discusses why taking simple materials and creating a pattern speaks to something inside will allow you to revisit and rework old habits as well as remind you of the transformational quality of creativity. More
Artist Daniel Mack has been creating rustic work for more than 30 years from making furniture, to architectural and garden structures, and small, simple objects. In this video, he shares the four needs that art and creativity can fulfill in your life. More
Dondi Dahlin, past winner of the Belly Dancer of the Universe competition, shares why the practice of belly dance is an empowering celebration of movement for women of all ages, shapes, and sizes.         More
Spiritual life counselor, Iyanla Vanzant reveals the importance of recognizing that you come from some place that much bigger than you, that gives you life and breath. Regardless of whether you call this place God or the Divine, your calling is to find the best way to be in relationship with your source. Explore more from Iyanla Vanzant   More
Judith Ansara, MSW, has been a leading innovator and teacher of human consciousness for more than 30 years. In this video, she reveals why the experience of pleasure through playfulness, curiosity, exploration, and delight will bring joy and vitality into your relationship every day. Learn more about Judith Ansara: http://eomega.org/omega/faculty/viewProfile/9415318b2f12188ea2f5707563c04afe/ More
Meredith Monk is a composer, singer, filmmaker, and director/choreographer. A pioneer in what is now called “extended vocal technique” and “interdisciplinary performance,” she has created more than 200 works. She is a recipient of numerous awards, including a MacArthur Fellowship, two Guggenheim Fellowships, three “Obies,” and a “Bessie” for Sustained Creative Achievement. She was inducted into the American Academy of Arts and Sciences in 2006. Learn more about Meredith Monk: http://eomega.org/omega/faculty/viewProfile/77c5ead4716d5505a38a4c5c1d1707b0/ More
Grammy Award winner David Darling is an internationally celebrated cellist and cofounder of Music for People, a nonprofit organization that promotes self-expression through music and improvisation. Learn more about David Darling: http://eomega.org/omega/faculty/viewProfile/f849589a5fa719de533f265014452b2d/ More

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Omega Institute Did You Play Today?
"We do not quit playing because we grow old; we grow old because we quit playing." While it's unclear exactly who coined this phrase, it's a sentiment worth taking to heart. Play is an essential part of life. But what exactly is it? Like art, we know it when we see and experience it. More
Omega Institute 4 Surprising Benefits of Rest
When the battery runs low on your phone or tablet, you plug it in to recharge. Sadly, many of us don’t realize we can do the same for ourselves with a little rest.  Research reveals some surprising health benefits to taking a little R&R, and it points out why we need it. In a fast-paced world that boasts a 24-hour news cycle and offers "connection" through social media at any time, most people feel like they are just trying to keep up.   More
Stubborn Gladness: An Interview With Elizabeth Gilbert, Part 1
An Interview With Elizabeth Gilbert, Part 1
Omega: Your forthcoming book, Big Magic, is about creative process. “Stubborn” is a word you evoke to describe your writing practice. But you also “ascend toward stubborn gladness” as a way of being joyful and loving.  What is the relationship between discipline and playfulness? More
Working Your Edge: An Interview With Elizabeth Gilbert, Part 2
An Interview With Elizabeth Gilbert, Part 2
Omega: You have a very disciplined approach to your writing, but your meditation practice has ebbed and flowed. What is the growing edge in your spiritual practice?  Elizabeth: I keep trying. I really do. I kind of feel like the smoker who has quit 90 times, but I have optimism that one of these days I'm going to get it. More
Omega Institute The Case for a Planet-Based Diet
How Your Food Choices Impact the Planet
The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) may be getting ready to shift its dietary guidelines. The USDA updates the guidelines every five years. In preparation for issuing new guidelines later in 2015, the Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee has submitted a report to the USDA that recommends eating less meat and more plants.  More
Omega Institute A New Twist to Networking
Move over stuffy hotel conference rooms and name tags. If you want to make connections for your business, it’s time to dance—at 7:00 a.m. A new wave of networking is taking hold, and it has nothing to do with stale bagels or power suits. One of these events is called Daybreaker, which is self-described as “a morning movement that will start your day off unlike anything else.” More
Omega Institute Bring More Mindfulness to Your Writing
Writing is a practice that requires both focus and imagination. Writers must paint details on the page that translate abstract ideas from their mind into readable stories and content. Poet Robert Bly once said, “If we want to create art we have to stitch together the inner world and the outer world.” Mindfulness, which is defined as paying attention to our moment-to-moment experience with nonjudgmental awareness, can do just that. More
Omega Institute Bitter Greens Salad With Walnuts & Cheese by Winnie Abramson
Serves 2 as a main course or 4 as an appetizer. Ingredients More

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