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06/09/2017 to 06/11/2017

In the best-selling book, The Four Agreements, don Miguel Ruiz, Sr., revealed the principles that can transform our lives into an expression of unconditional love: Be impeccable with your word, don’t take anything personally, don’t...

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Rhinebeck, NY
06/16/2017 to 06/18/2017

Imagine living your life immersed in divine energy and experiencing the power and intelligence that creates and expands this universe. Divine energy is the source that supports all creation, including your individual, unique expression.

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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
06/16/2017 to 06/18/2017
Hank Wesselman
An Introduction to Shamanic Journeying

The rediscovery of shamanism has emerged as a major component of the modern world’s spiritual reawakening. This experiential, introductory weekend with shaman, author, and anthropologist Hank Wesselman grants us direct access to the techniques...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
06/16/2017 to 06/23/2017
A 7-Day Professional Training Retreat

Inspired by the vision of a more awakened and compassionate world, for 38 years the Center for Mindfulness in Medicine, Health Care, and Society at the University of Massachusetts Medical School has pioneered Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
06/18/2017 to 06/23/2017
Buddhism & the 12 Steps

Deepen your recovery in this intensive 5-day retreat that works the Twelve Steps through the lens of Buddhist teachings and practices.

Using Kevin Griffin’s Buddhism & The Twelve Steps Workbook as a framework, we explore...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
06/18/2017 to 06/23/2017

Do you love a good foot massage? In this workshop for professionals and nonprofessionals alike, we learn to give a complete 60-minute session in Thai Foot massage as part of a 90-minute Thai massage that will pamper, renew, and restore the feet...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
06/18/2017 to 06/23/2017
Hank Wesselman
Shamanic Cosmology

When we explore the “upper worlds,” we develop an enhanced connection with the benevolent forces. These forces guide us through change and societal transformations. This 5-day workshop focuses on applied investigative shamanic fieldwork that...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
06/18/2017 to 06/23/2017
How to Make Yoga Your Spiritual Practice

Yoga is not one-size fits all. Learn to think outside the box and walk a path that’s uniquely yours while maintaining a connection to the powerful traditions of this ancient practice with the Kaivalya Yoga Method.

Guided by Alanna Kaivalya...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
06/23/2017 to 06/25/2017

Real and lasting change can happen when we commit to health as a lifestyle. Exercise, whole foods, and the right mindset is a combination that leads to a vibrant, productive, and full life when we focus on being the best we can be.

Join...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY

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06/09/2017 to 06/11/2017

In the best-selling book, The Four Agreements, don Miguel Ruiz, Sr., revealed the principles that can transform our lives into an expression of unconditional love: Be impeccable with your word, don’t take anything personally, don’t...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
06/16/2017 to 06/18/2017

Imagine living your life immersed in divine energy and experiencing the power and intelligence that creates and expands this universe. Divine energy is the source that supports all creation, including your individual, unique expression.

...

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
06/16/2017 to 06/18/2017
Hank Wesselman
An Introduction to Shamanic Journeying

The rediscovery of shamanism has emerged as a major component of the modern world’s spiritual reawakening. This experiential, introductory weekend with shaman, author, and anthropologist Hank Wesselman grants us direct access to the techniques...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
06/16/2017 to 06/23/2017
A 7-Day Professional Training Retreat

Inspired by the vision of a more awakened and compassionate world, for 38 years the Center for Mindfulness in Medicine, Health Care, and Society at the University of Massachusetts Medical School has pioneered Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
06/18/2017 to 06/23/2017
Buddhism & the 12 Steps

Deepen your recovery in this intensive 5-day retreat that works the Twelve Steps through the lens of Buddhist teachings and practices.

Using Kevin Griffin’s Buddhism & The Twelve Steps Workbook as a framework, we explore...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
06/18/2017 to 06/23/2017

Do you love a good foot massage? In this workshop for professionals and nonprofessionals alike, we learn to give a complete 60-minute session in Thai Foot massage as part of a 90-minute Thai massage that will pamper, renew, and restore the feet...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
06/18/2017 to 06/23/2017
Hank Wesselman
Shamanic Cosmology

When we explore the “upper worlds,” we develop an enhanced connection with the benevolent forces. These forces guide us through change and societal transformations. This 5-day workshop focuses on applied investigative shamanic fieldwork that...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
06/18/2017 to 06/23/2017
How to Make Yoga Your Spiritual Practice

Yoga is not one-size fits all. Learn to think outside the box and walk a path that’s uniquely yours while maintaining a connection to the powerful traditions of this ancient practice with the Kaivalya Yoga Method.

Guided by Alanna Kaivalya...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
06/23/2017 to 06/25/2017

Real and lasting change can happen when we commit to health as a lifestyle. Exercise, whole foods, and the right mindset is a combination that leads to a vibrant, productive, and full life when we focus on being the best we can be.

Join...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY

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Zindel Segal, PhD, the Cameron Wilson Chair in Depression Studies, says that depression is not a sign of weakness or failure. Therapy is an important resource for wellness and health that seeks to reverse engineer any feelings of isolation that many people experience in modern-day society. Learn more about Zindel Segal. More
Zindel Segal, PhD, is the Cameron Wilson Chair in Depression Studies, Head of the Mood and Anxiety Disorders Program, and a professor in the department of psychiatry at the University of Toronto. He is also Head of the Cognitive Behaviour Therapy Unit at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health and a pioneer in the use of mindfulness meditation in the area of mood disorders. Learn more about Zindel Segal:http://eomega.org/omega/faculty/viewProfile/be5e5298711778ecc0fa5c9dd78c... More
Geneen Roth’s pioneering books were among the first to link compulsive eating and perpetual dieting with deeply personal and spiritual issues that go far beyond food, weight, and body image. Roth believes that we eat the way we live, and that our relationship to food, money, and love is an exact reflection of our deepest held beliefs about ourselves, and the amount of joy, abundance, pain, and scarcity we believe we have (or are allowed) to have in our lives. Explore more from Geneen Roth.   More
Gary Kraftsow, founder of the American Viniyoga Institute, talks about his path to yoga therapy and how yoga therapy is now being studied, accepted, and used by the medical community. Learn more about Gary Kraftsow More
Mona Lisa Schulz, MD, PhD reveals why any health crisis is an opportunity to involve yourself in the healing process by tapping into the innate genius that lives inside each one of us. Learn more about Mona Lisa Schulz: eomega.org/omega/faculty/viewProfile/47299be0548d75c0dd28096022f7bc04 More
What does it mean to be a medical intuitive? Mona Lisa Schulz, MD, PhD explains the practice of listening to what your symptoms may be telling you to change in order to live a healthier life. Learn more about Mona Lisa Schulz: http://eomega.org/workshops/teachers/mona-lisa-schulz More
One of those rare people who can cross the borders of science, medicine, and mysticism, Mona Lisa Schulz, MD, PhD reveals her prescription for health and well-being. Learn more about Mona Lisa Schulz:http://www.eomega.org/omega/faculty/viewProfile/47299be0548d75c0dd280960... More
Yogi Amrit Desai is a pioneer in bringing the ancient teachings of yoga from India to the West and is widely acknowledged for carrying the authentic voice of yoga throughout the world. In this video, he explains the fight or flight response that occurs inside the body during yoga and how to restore the balance in order consciously crossover this edge without resistance. Learn more about Yogi Amrit Desai:http://www.eomega.org/workshops/teachers/yogi-amrit-desai More
The founder of Amrit Yoga Institute and Ayurveda Wellness Center and an internationally recognized authority on yoga and holistic living, Yogi Amrit Desai is widely acknowledged for carrying the authentic voice of yoga throughout the world. In this video, he explains the meaning of the meditation and relaxation technique, yoga nidra. Learn more about Yogi Amrit Desai:http://www.eomega.org/workshops/teachers/yogi-amrit-desai More
Internationally recognized clinical psychologist and author, Laurel Parnell, PhD, explains why eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR) is an effective tool when treating post-traumatic stress disorder. Learn more about Laurel Parnell More

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Omega Institute Energy as a Life Guide: An Interview With Deborah King
An Interview With Deborah King
Omega: How would you describe energy healing to a five-year-old? Deborah: I would tell an adult or a child that you’re composed of energy. Your body feels solid, but it’s moving energy. We have lots of physics research to back this up. Sometimes the movement of all that energy becomes stagnant or off-kilter, and energy healing is a way of reestablishing balance. More
Omega Institute What Yoga Is & Isn't: Overcoming Misconceptions About Yoga & Yoga Therapy by Timothy McCall
Overcoming Misconceptions About Yoga & Yoga Therapy
Many people who could benefit from yoga shy away due to misconceptions about what it is and isn't, or who can do it and who shouldn't. Here are some common misconceptions about yoga and yoga therapy. Yoga Isn't...Only for the Flexible & Fit Some people avoid yoga because they think it's only for people who can bend like Gumby. They think it's for the young, strong, and athletic—and if you look at pictures in magazines or sample some vigorous yoga classes you could easily get that impression. More
About three decades ago I spent a year as a Buddhist monk in Thailand. It was a very austere life, dedicated to meditation and simplicity. One of the trainings I practiced was to only take one meal a day from the food collected going on alms rounds early in the morning. More
Today our minds, our emotions, our relationships, and our bodies are out of kilter. We know it, but we tend to ignore it until something goes very wrong—a scary diagnosis, a broken relationship, the death of a loved one, or simply an inability to function harmoniously in everyday life. When things are a little bad, we read a self-help book or go to a workshop. When they're really bad, we bring in experts to fix the problem—oncologists to address cancer, neurologists to repair the brain, psychologists to help us find peace and understand our family of origin. 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 Mindfulness as a Healing Practice: An Interview With Sister Dang Nghiem
An Interview With Sister Dang Nghiem
Omega: Why is mindfulness so important for our times? Sister D: When I was in my second year of medical school, I had to make the decision whether to do a four-year program or a five-year program. I was stressing out about it, and in a dream I saw a lot of people on bicycles just plunging down a hill. I stopped at the top of the hill and recognized that there was a little girl sitting on my handlebars. I realized that if I were to plunge down the hill, that girl would fly off the handlebars and die, so I stopped. I didn’t go down the hill.  More
Omega Institute Homeopathy 101
What it is: The North American Society of Homeopaths defines homeopathy as “an advanced, effective, and gentle system of holistic medicine that has been successfully used for over two hundred years and on every continent.” About five million adults and one million children have used homeopathy in the United States, according to a 2012 National Health Interview Survey on Americans' use of complementary health approaches. More
Omega Institute Accepting Your Truth: An Interview With Mark Nepo
An Interview With Mark Nepo
Omega: Is there a poem that inspired you to be a poet? Mark: The poetry of Pablo Neruda really inspired me. When I first read his work, I felt like, “I must belong to this tribe.” My oldest friend, Robert, who comes with me as a guest every year when I teach at Omega, introduced me to Neruda. I was so moved, I wouldn’t give him the book back. Omega: In 1987, you were diagnosed with a rare form of lymphoma, which has greatly informed much of your work. What’s the first step toward healing?  More
Omega Institute Rewild Your Gut by Robynne Chutkan
Our ancestors had a symbiotic relationship with their microbes that evolved over millions of years and served them well. They were benevolent hosts to a dense jungle of microscopic creatures, including worms and other parasites that actually contributed to their health. Large predators and the absence of food were their main threats, not the hundreds of diseases that afflict us today. The irony is that as we’ve “unwilded” our bodies and our environment in an effort to become healthier, we’ve actually become a lot sicker in some important ways. More
Omega Institute Millennials, Gen Xers & Work Stress: 4 Ways to Avoid Burnout
4 Ways to Avoid Burnout
Jake Nickell, chief executive officer and founder of Threadless, a crowdsourced T-shirt company, says, “Success is defined in units of fun. It’s all about being happy." But these days young employees are smiling less and less. More

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