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09/10/2017 to 09/15/2017

From the earliest known mosaic (the 4,500-year-old Standard of Ur in modern day Iraq) to the flourishing contemporary art scene, mosaics have had an important place in public and private art.

Discover for yourself the historical beauty of...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
09/10/2017 to 09/15/2017
David Wilcox

The deeper side of songwriting is the practice of knowing your own heart. In this workshop—for music lovers and those at all levels of songwriting experience—you tap into your own channel of inspired originality and create songs straight from the...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
09/10/2017 to 09/15/2017
The Authentic Writing Studio

For more than 20 years, Authentic Writing has been creating a studio where writing happens. We work entirely from life, writing down the moments we have lived, letting the writing itself lead the way so that we are always entering new territory—...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
09/17/2017 to 09/22/2017
The Craft & Soul of Writing

Writing is a powerful tool of self-exploration. The soul of story is a combination of craft and magic, a uniting of head and heart. The Way of Story is an integrative approach to writing narrative that combines solid storytelling craft with...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
09/29/2017 to 10/01/2017
Develop Your Inherent Creativity

Do you yearn to express your creativity and your love of life and nature through the gentle tip of a paintbrush? Join Jacalyn Bennett in this beginners workshop for aspiring artists who are ready to experience the joy and tranquility that comes...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
10/06/2017 to 10/08/2017
Color Yourself In

Want to shift your mood or feel invigorated? Need to center and embrace your calm? Looking for a dose of inspiration and new ideas? There are colors associated with all of these, and more.

Color therapy makes use of the unique energetic...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
10/08/2017 to 10/13/2017
Nick Flynn

When first approaching the idea of writing our memoir, says acclaimed poet, memoirist, and playwright Nick Flynn, we often write what we believe is our unique autobiography—but as we press on, we discover that our story is connected to everyone’s...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
10/13/2017 to 10/15/2017
Kirsten Adelia Collins

Forrest Yoga Formula for Change provides clear and effective tools for embracing healthy and effective shifts in your life—such as working through the end of a relationship or contemplating a new job.

Created by Ana Forrest, Forrest Yoga...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
10/13/2017 to 10/15/2017
Keeping Memories of Loved Ones Alive

Taking intentional steps to remember our loved ones is a vital key to healing. Individuals who honor family and friends, who proactively keep the memories of loved ones present in their lives, almost always fare better emotionally than those who...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
10/15/2017 to 10/20/2017
Living Aligned With Your Truth & Desires

When we feel that we aren’t good enough, we also fear that we’ll never have enough. Until we feel worthy of the great life we desire, we continue our sabotaging patterns that prevent us from having the love, money, time, energy, health, joy, or...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY

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09/10/2017 to 09/15/2017

From the earliest known mosaic (the 4,500-year-old Standard of Ur in modern day Iraq) to the flourishing contemporary art scene, mosaics have had an important place in public and private art.

Discover for yourself the historical beauty of...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
09/10/2017 to 09/15/2017
David Wilcox

The deeper side of songwriting is the practice of knowing your own heart. In this workshop—for music lovers and those at all levels of songwriting experience—you tap into your own channel of inspired originality and create songs straight from the...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
09/10/2017 to 09/15/2017
The Authentic Writing Studio

For more than 20 years, Authentic Writing has been creating a studio where writing happens. We work entirely from life, writing down the moments we have lived, letting the writing itself lead the way so that we are always entering new territory—...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
09/17/2017 to 09/22/2017
The Craft & Soul of Writing

Writing is a powerful tool of self-exploration. The soul of story is a combination of craft and magic, a uniting of head and heart. The Way of Story is an integrative approach to writing narrative that combines solid storytelling craft with...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
09/29/2017 to 10/01/2017
Develop Your Inherent Creativity

Do you yearn to express your creativity and your love of life and nature through the gentle tip of a paintbrush? Join Jacalyn Bennett in this beginners workshop for aspiring artists who are ready to experience the joy and tranquility that comes...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
10/06/2017 to 10/08/2017
Color Yourself In

Want to shift your mood or feel invigorated? Need to center and embrace your calm? Looking for a dose of inspiration and new ideas? There are colors associated with all of these, and more.

Color therapy makes use of the unique energetic...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
10/08/2017 to 10/13/2017
Nick Flynn

When first approaching the idea of writing our memoir, says acclaimed poet, memoirist, and playwright Nick Flynn, we often write what we believe is our unique autobiography—but as we press on, we discover that our story is connected to everyone’s...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
10/13/2017 to 10/15/2017
Kirsten Adelia Collins

Forrest Yoga Formula for Change provides clear and effective tools for embracing healthy and effective shifts in your life—such as working through the end of a relationship or contemplating a new job.

Created by Ana Forrest, Forrest Yoga...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
10/13/2017 to 10/15/2017
Keeping Memories of Loved Ones Alive

Taking intentional steps to remember our loved ones is a vital key to healing. Individuals who honor family and friends, who proactively keep the memories of loved ones present in their lives, almost always fare better emotionally than those who...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
10/15/2017 to 10/20/2017
Living Aligned With Your Truth & Desires

When we feel that we aren’t good enough, we also fear that we’ll never have enough. Until we feel worthy of the great life we desire, we continue our sabotaging patterns that prevent us from having the love, money, time, energy, health, joy, or...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY

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Omega Institute Orange Goji Lemonade
Ingredients1 cup goji berries7 cups water (divided)1 cup lemon juice2 pinches salt12 drops orange stevia3 drops orange essential oil DirectionsSoak goji berries for one hour in 2 cups of water. Blend with lemon juice, 2 pinches of salt, and 5 cups of water. Strain and add 12 drops of orange stevia and 3 drops of orange essential oil. More
Bake Your Own Bread No matter the style of bread you make—a hearty, country-style loaf, a light baguette, corn bread, tortilla, pita, naan, or a gluten-free variation on any of these—learning how to make one of the most basic foods there is for yourself can be powerfully nourishing. More
Omega Institute Vegetable Fritters by Jon Gabriel
Makes approximately 8 fritters. Ingredients1 tablespoon ghee1 small brown onion, diced1 ounce broccoli, finely chopped1 clove garlic, crushed1 egg1/2 carrot, grated1/4 zucchini, grated1 teaspoon dried thymesalt and pepperflaxseeds DirectionsMelt half of the ghee in a frying pan on medium heat. Place diced onion, broccoli, and garlic in the pan. Heat for approximately 3 minutes. Remove from heat. More
Omega Institute Natural Dyes: The Palette of the Slow Clothing Movement by Jackie Ottino Graf
An Interview With Jackie Ottino Graf
Omega: Why would someone want to forage for materials to do their own dying as opposed to purchasing materials? More
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
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

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