Learning Paths

Core Staff Jobs

Rhinebeck, New York

Core Staff: Core Staff live off campus and support Omega in a variety of managerial and administrative positions. These are year-round, salaried jobs with a full benefits package, including health and dental insurance.

Temporary and Hourly Staff: Temporary and hourly staff live off campus and support Omega in a variety of administrative tasks for an hourly wage. These positions do not include benefits.

Learning paths content lists

10/22/2017 to 10/27/2017
Finding Peace Through Breath & Meditation

Take time to slow down and connect to the deeper elements within during this workshop designed and led by Pedram Shojai, a Taoist abbot and doctor of Oriental medicine.

Shojai shares the fundamentals of his Taoist alchemical lineage and...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
10/22/2017 to 10/27/2017
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
A Path to Happiness & Healing

What if loving and accepting yourself unconditionally was the secret to true healing and happiness? How do you learn to fully love and accept yourself so that healing can take place?

In this inspiring workshop, discover how to truly be...

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

Sit in powerful ceremonies. Experience energetic initiations. Shed the old skin of the past. Usher in a new era.

It is rare for indigenous shamans from South America to leave their villages to share their traditions and wisdom. In The...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
10/22/2017 to 10/27/2017
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
A Path to Happiness & Healing

What if loving and accepting yourself unconditionally was the secret to true healing and happiness? How do you learn to fully love and accept yourself so that healing can take place?

In this inspiring workshop, discover how to truly be...

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

Sit in powerful ceremonies. Experience energetic initiations. Shed the old skin of the past. Usher in a new era.

It is rare for indigenous shamans from South America to leave their villages to share their traditions and wisdom. In The...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
Omega Institute Your Intuition Can Keep You Healthy: An Interview With Kelly Turner
An Interview With Kelly Turner
Omega: Can you talk about following your intuition—one of nine healing factors you identified as shared by patients who have experienced a radical remission? How can anyone—healthy or sick—learn to listen to signals from their body and mind? Kelly: Intuition was surprising to me because I didn’t think it would come up in every single interview I conducted, but it did. More
person doing Energy Medicine Yoga pose
Energy Medicine Yoga is essentially grooming the body’s energies to help make sure they are awake and moving, that they are running forward and not backward (a very common occurrence), and that the energy systems of the body are all cleaned out and organized. More
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
Why Can’t We Serve is a documentary film in the making that asks a powerful question, "Why can't wounded warriors and people with disabilities serve in the military?" Marty Klein wants to help answer this question. While serving in the U.S. Air Force in the early 1970s, Klein developed an eye disease, lost his vision, and was discharged. More
woman doing warrior yoga pose at lake
Dispelling 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
shamanic drum
A Contemporary Shamanic Approach to Healing
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