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10/22/2017 to 10/27/2017
Frank Wildman
A 5-Day Feldenkrais Method® Retreat

Discover the processes behind how you move, feel, and think with the Feldenkrais Method®, a practice of exploratory movements that use the principles of neuroplasticity to help you improve coordination, posture, dexterity, and suppleness.

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Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
10/27/2017 to 10/29/2017

This workshop has been cancelled.

Do you yearn for a creative adventure, more freedom of expression, or a more fulfilling life? Join international best-selling author Julia Cameron for an intensive trek to identify and unravel old and unworkable ideas that block your creative...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY

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10/22/2017 to 10/27/2017
Frank Wildman
A 5-Day Feldenkrais Method® Retreat

Discover the processes behind how you move, feel, and think with the Feldenkrais Method®, a practice of exploratory movements that use the principles of neuroplasticity to help you improve coordination, posture, dexterity, and suppleness.

...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
10/27/2017 to 10/29/2017

This workshop has been cancelled.

Do you yearn for a creative adventure, more freedom of expression, or a more fulfilling life? Join international best-selling author Julia Cameron for an intensive trek to identify and unravel old and unworkable ideas that block your creative...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY

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Did you know that belly dance is the oldest recorded dance form in the world? 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
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
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/9415318b2f12188ea2f5707563c0... 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
Musician and mentor Eliyahu Sills has led manhood training groups for more than a decade. He has studied men's issues and rites of passage with Michael Meade, Malidoma Some, and Robert Spencer, and currently leads "coming of age" groups for adolescent boys for the Stepping Stones Project. Explore more with Eliyahu Sills   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. More
Grammy Award-winner and internationally celebrated cellist David Darling talks about self-expression through music and improvising your way through life. Explore more from David Darling.   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/f849589a5fa719de533f26501445... More
Ysaye M. Barnwell, a longtime member of all-woman and African-American a cappella ensemble Sweet Honey in the Rock, talks about how joining her vocal community inspires people. Learning to lead a song, or joining the choir of voices, lets them listen differently, empowering personal and social transformation. More

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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
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Why Everyone Should Have a 16-Year-Old Boss
I love being a part of Rookie magazine. I love that it is an inherently and unapologetically feminist publication, but also operates on the premise that it’s there for girls and young women in creating a space that celebrates instead of stigmatizes young girlhood, which so many other things and some other media outlets do. More
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
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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
Omega Institute Miso Vegetable Soup: A Cooking Meditation by Suzanne Boothby
A Cooking Meditation
Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh sums up Zen practice with these few words: “Smile, breathe, and go slowly.” In our busy lives, it's not uncommon to rush when preparing (and eating) a meal. But miso loses healthful enzymes and its aroma when boiled, so rushing is not the best strategy. Warming the soup slowly and gently requires mindful attention, which is the perfect opportunity to take Thich Nhat Hanh's advice. More
Omega Institute Visualization Meditation 101
What: Visual meditation is used in many spiritual traditions, including yoga, Taoism, Christianity, and Tibetan Buddhism, as well as in secular and therapeutic settings.  There are two primary forms of visual meditation. One is internal visualization, during which you focus on a mental image of a color, symbol, object, place, or situation. Two is gazing meditation, during which you stare at a fixed object (such as a tree, candle flame, or statue of a deity) to focus your mind. More
Omega Institute Preserving Food Saves Farms & Flavor: An Interview With Marisa McClellan
An Interview With Marisa McClellan
Omega: How did you get started preserving food at home? Marisa: I grew up doing it with my mom. We lived in Portland, Oregon, and had apple trees and blackberry bushes in and around our yard and in the neighborhood. We’d go picking and do a little canning—not tons and tons, but I knew how to do it. When I was in my mid-20s I went blueberry picking one day, and came home with 13 pounds of blueberries. That was the instigator. I canned some jam and I loved it. I wanted to do more, and it just went from there.  More

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