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05/12/2017 to 05/14/2017
Creating the Lives We Want

Leadership requires thoughtful choices in a variety of areas—including money. Yet financial acumen is a skill set for which most women have received little, if any, formal education.

During this inspiring, uplifting course for women, we...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
05/12/2017 to 05/14/2017

You take about 30,000 breaths a day, but you’re probably not getting all you could from them. Just a few minutes a day of breathing practices can help you become more healthy, energized, calm, focused, and resilient to stress, as well as improve...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
05/12/2017 to 05/19/2017

Become a certified Warm Water Yoga instructor and learn to teach this safe, supportive yoga practice to people with special needs or who are no longer able to have a traditional practice.

In this 40-hour training program...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
05/19/2017 to 05/21/2017
Supporting Practice & Building Community

Looking for a great way to start the Yoga Service Conference? Choose one of three Pre-Conference Intensives on May 19 (10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.) to deeply immerse yourself in important topics in the field of yoga service. These intensives...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
05/19/2017
Building a Movement of Well-Being for Everyone

Please call Omega at 877.944.2002 to register for this workshop.

As we engage in yoga service work, many of us are firsthand witnesses to the pain and suffering caused by systemic inequality and injustice. How do we take that in and not be subsumed by the scope and size of the problem? What would it look like...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
05/19/2017 to 05/21/2017
Drawing Power From What Matters

Leadership can be cultivated by anyone.

More than a position, being a leader calls us to practice ways of being that catalyze collective action toward a shared vision. Yet two obstacles hamper most leadership learning approaches: they use...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
05/26/2017 to 05/29/2017
Develop the Tools to Unlock Your Full Potential

You have the potential to live a much fuller life, where you wake up every morning feeling enthusiastic about the day ahead and throw yourself into everything you do—not because you have to, but because you want to. But a powerful inner enemy...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
05/26/2017 to 05/29/2017
Healing Ourselves, Healing Others

Cultivating, storing, and expressing qi—the vital energy of life—leads to improved health and overall well-being. This special Super Qi Summit brings together modern masters with profound expertise in healing. Each master shares insights and...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
06/02/2017 to 06/04/2017
Minor Shifts for Major Results

Many of us feel like we are trying to fit 30 hours into a 24-hour day as we juggle the complex leadership demands needed today. Learning how to get comfortable in the uncomfortable, increase our ability to bounce back from life’s bumps and...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
06/02/2017 to 06/04/2017
Becoming Your Best You

It’s time to discover your inner badass. That doesn’t mean you have to be the most fit, the strongest, or the fastest. It means you’re willing to take control of your body and care for yourself so you can move through the world with confidence....

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY

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05/12/2017 to 05/14/2017
Creating the Lives We Want

Leadership requires thoughtful choices in a variety of areas—including money. Yet financial acumen is a skill set for which most women have received little, if any, formal education.

During this inspiring, uplifting course for women, we...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
05/12/2017 to 05/14/2017

You take about 30,000 breaths a day, but you’re probably not getting all you could from them. Just a few minutes a day of breathing practices can help you become more healthy, energized, calm, focused, and resilient to stress, as well as improve...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
05/12/2017 to 05/19/2017

Become a certified Warm Water Yoga instructor and learn to teach this safe, supportive yoga practice to people with special needs or who are no longer able to have a traditional practice.

In this 40-hour training program...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
05/19/2017 to 05/21/2017
Supporting Practice & Building Community

Looking for a great way to start the Yoga Service Conference? Choose one of three Pre-Conference Intensives on May 19 (10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.) to deeply immerse yourself in important topics in the field of yoga service. These intensives...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
05/19/2017
Building a Movement of Well-Being for Everyone

Please call Omega at 877.944.2002 to register for this workshop.

As we engage in yoga service work, many of us are firsthand witnesses to the pain and suffering caused by systemic inequality and injustice. How do we take that in and not be subsumed by the scope and size of the problem? What would it look like...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
05/19/2017 to 05/21/2017
Drawing Power From What Matters

Leadership can be cultivated by anyone.

More than a position, being a leader calls us to practice ways of being that catalyze collective action toward a shared vision. Yet two obstacles hamper most leadership learning approaches: they use...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
05/26/2017 to 05/29/2017
Develop the Tools to Unlock Your Full Potential

You have the potential to live a much fuller life, where you wake up every morning feeling enthusiastic about the day ahead and throw yourself into everything you do—not because you have to, but because you want to. But a powerful inner enemy...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
05/26/2017 to 05/29/2017
Healing Ourselves, Healing Others

Cultivating, storing, and expressing qi—the vital energy of life—leads to improved health and overall well-being. This special Super Qi Summit brings together modern masters with profound expertise in healing. Each master shares insights and...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
06/02/2017 to 06/04/2017
Minor Shifts for Major Results

Many of us feel like we are trying to fit 30 hours into a 24-hour day as we juggle the complex leadership demands needed today. Learning how to get comfortable in the uncomfortable, increase our ability to bounce back from life’s bumps and...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
06/02/2017 to 06/04/2017
Becoming Your Best You

It’s time to discover your inner badass. That doesn’t mean you have to be the most fit, the strongest, or the fastest. It means you’re willing to take control of your body and care for yourself so you can move through the world with confidence....

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY

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Bill McKibben, founder of 350.org, recognizes that taking collective action is one of the most powerful things we can do when it comes to combating climate change. He urges us to join together with others in meaningful movements that are large enough to matter.    More
At the 2015 Seeds of Change Conference, young poet Betye Arrastia-Nowak delivers a heartfelt poem dedicated to the civil rights and food justice movements.     More
Richard Leider, ranked by Forbes as one of the “Top 5” most respected executive coaches, redefines what purpose means in your life by asking a simple, straightforward question: "What gets you out of bed in the morning?"   Check out the workshop based on his classic best selling book: The Power of Purpose   More
For more than ten years, nonprofit organizations—large and small—working in the region, across the country, and around the world have brought their teams to Omega to work and rest so that they can return to their efforts replenished and invigorated.   Learn more about the Service Week program    Learn how your organization can be a part of Service Week   More
Holistic Life Foundation cofounder Andres Gonzalez explains the importance of perspective and how a sense of interconnectedness can be fostered in youth in unique and healthy ways. Watch the full Omega Unscripted talk: Teaching Yoga & Mindfulness to Youth   More
What’s next for HLF? Watch Holistic Life Foundation cofounder Ali Smith talk about the approaches and plans to help train youth to bring mindfulness, yoga, and leadership skills to their own communities.   Watch the full Omega Unscripted talk: Teaching Yoga & Mindfulness to Youth   More
When it comes to women's leadership, what is needed to make the world a better place? In this short clip from Omega Unscripted, Vandana Shiva explains how we all need to experience a shift to become more caring and sharing.   Watch the full Teacher Talk for FREE.   More
Elizabeth Lesser, author and cofounder of the Omega Institute and the Omega Women’s Leadership Center, talks about her inspiration and hopes for the 2014 Women & Power Conference Women/Men: The Next Conversation.This pivotal conference promises to offer groundbreaking contemplation and dialogue from experts on a wide-range of topics, including politics, sports, spirituality, economics, art, media, and psychology. Elizabeth is a keynote speaker at the event.    More
Elizabeth Lesser Introduces Women & Power 2014
Elizabeth Lesser, author and cofounder of the Omega Institute and the Omega Women’s Leadership Center, talks about her inspiration and hopes for the 2014 Women & Power Conference Women/Men: The Next Conversation.This pivotal conference promises to offer groundbreaking contemplation and dialogue from experts on a wide-range of topics, including politics, sports, spirituality, economics, art, media, and psychology. Elizabeth is a keynote speaker at the event.    More
When it comes to conflict, it’s not a matter of if, but when? Shauna Ries, LCSW, MFT, MDR, the cofounder of Mediators Without Borders, describes the process of mediating or addressing conflict.   Explore more about Shauna Ries   More

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Small Adjustments to “Better Our Best”
Micro-resilience isn’t about weakness. On the contrary, small adjustments help us “better our best” and perform closer to our world-class capability. Repeatedly working to the point of collapse isn’t going to be good enough to get the job done at the level we need. Our bleary eyes and foggy brain eventually bring us to the point of diminishing returns. We begin to introduce errors and inconsistencies that require even more effort to repair. Conversely, strategic recoveries along the way allow us to achieve a new and higher level of the all-in commitment we value so highly. More
“Papa, what’s your battle plan?” My granddaughter Natalia has asked me that question for the three years we’ve been having imaginary galactic battles. Her army is mainly Pokémon, popular characters that come to us from Japan. They have strengths and weaknesses, and the capacity to “evolve” and gain in ability and talent. Natalia is also aided by the usual assortment of additional friends: fairies, ponies, and favorite stuffed animals all lined up on the side of goodness and truth. More
An Interview With Richard Michaels
Omega: How can coaching play a role in social change? Richard: Meaningful social change is built on a foundation of connection and understanding. Deep listening and empowering questions are two coaching tools that support these basic and profound tools. More
An Interview With Elena Brower
Omega: When you first started teaching, you've said you were afraid to speak from your heart. How did that change for you? Elena: That fear resulted from the fact that I wasn’t being honest about the life I was leading. I was teaching yoga, and breathing, and sitting, and wasn’t always practicing. It was painful to teach the work so well and not be practicing myself.  Omega: Why do you think so many people hide their true selves? More
An Interview With Bizzie Gold
Omega: How did you become an entrepreneur? Bizzie: If I look back at my childhood, I grew up with an “it’s okay to be a boss” mentality. My dad really instilled that in me since I was very young. I can remember being a child and ordering at a restaurant. At four or five, I would have to order for myself and use my manners. My dad always helped me put communication at the forefront of everything that I did. More
8 Best Practices for Teaching Yoga in Schools
Childhood, especially ages 2-10, is a time of exploration, experimentation, and curiosity. It’s a natural period of learning when children attempt to make meaning of their outer and inner worlds. Yoga can help children harness the enthusiasm and natural curiosity of this time to befriend their body and mind, develop a sense of agency and competence, and self-regulate and manage their emotions. More
7 Guidelines for Establishing a School Program
Adolescence is a time of tremendous change for children physically and can be particularly intense emotionally. It is also a time when they are deeply engaged in self-discovery and exploring the inner workings and capacities of their identity. More
An Interview With Jean Kilbourne
Omega: Today the average American sees 3,000 advertisements a day. What’s the impact of that and how do we respond? Jean: Advertising is hugely more important than most realize—it’s the engine that drives mass media. Television, magazines, websites, and newspapers are all rounding up audiences to be sold to advertisers. That’s their business model. That’s the point. More
AWAKENING THE BEST IN THE HUMAN SPIRIT…for almost 40 years, these words have guided us at Omega Institute in everything we do. When we are developing curriculum and choosing teachers, as we work together as a staff, as we serve our guests and care for our campus and land, we ask ourselves this question: what can we do to help people activate their most creative, courageous, loving, and wise potential? More

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