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07/01/2016 to 07/03/2016
Seana Lowe Steffen
Leadership & the Art of Trapeze

Are you ready to take a leadership leap forward in yourself, your community, and the world?

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
07/08/2016 to 07/10/2016
Facilitating Behavior Change & Deep Transformation

This workshop has been cancelled.

David Gershon and Gail Straub are renowned for their pioneering work in the field of empowerment and their mastery of personal growth facilitation.

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
07/22/2016 to 07/24/2016
Gloria Feldt
Changing How We Think About Power

Are you a woman who wants to make more progress in your leadership work, opportunities, and compensation, but after reading hundreds of career advice articles, still feels like you’re missing the key ingredients for success?

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
07/29/2016 to 07/31/2016
Nikki Myers

The workshop is part of our Yoga Service initiative. Learn more.

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
07/29/2016 to 07/31/2016
Michael Craft
A Lab for Teachers, Writers, & Workshop Producers

The Omega Institute opened in 1977 in rented facilities, with only a 2-week season and two dozen programs.

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
07/29/2016 to 07/31/2016
Carol Sanford
10 Imperatives for Change & Change Agents

It is possible to make change in the world—we’ve seen it happen—but why is it sometimes so difficult? Apathy, overwhelm, fragmented movements, and unrealized ideas challenge us to discover new ways to affect the course of history.

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
07/31/2016 to 08/05/2016
Mark Morey
Empowerment for a Healthy World

In this time of rapid social and ecological change, the world needs courageous, connected, authentic leaders who understand the crises of our times and are willing to work towards positive change.

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
08/05/2016 to 08/07/2016
Michael Carroll
Making a Living and Living a Life

Most of us spend the majority of our day working or thinking about work. Often, our jobs can feel like an unruly journey—sometimes exhilarating, other times discouraging, creatively fulfilling, or tragically toxic.

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
08/11/2016
Barbara Tannenbaum
A Persuasive Communication Workshop

At the New York Society for Ethical Culture *

Refine and deepen your ability to successfully express yourself in an intensive full-day course with expert public speaking strategist Barbara Tannenbaum.

Location:
New York, NY
08/12/2016
Barbara Tannenbaum
A Persuasive Communication Workshop

At the New York Society for Ethical Culture *

Refine and deepen your ability to successfully express yourself in an intensive full-day course with expert public speaking strategist Barbara Tannenbaum.

Location:
New York, NY

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07/01/2016 to 07/03/2016
Seana Lowe Steffen
Leadership & the Art of Trapeze

Are you ready to take a leadership leap forward in yourself, your community, and the world?

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
07/08/2016 to 07/10/2016
Facilitating Behavior Change & Deep Transformation

This workshop has been cancelled.

David Gershon and Gail Straub are renowned for their pioneering work in the field of empowerment and their mastery of personal growth facilitation.

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
07/22/2016 to 07/24/2016
Gloria Feldt
Changing How We Think About Power

Are you a woman who wants to make more progress in your leadership work, opportunities, and compensation, but after reading hundreds of career advice articles, still feels like you’re missing the key ingredients for success?

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
07/29/2016 to 07/31/2016
Nikki Myers

The workshop is part of our Yoga Service initiative. Learn more.

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
07/29/2016 to 07/31/2016
Michael Craft
A Lab for Teachers, Writers, & Workshop Producers

The Omega Institute opened in 1977 in rented facilities, with only a 2-week season and two dozen programs.

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
07/29/2016 to 07/31/2016
Carol Sanford
10 Imperatives for Change & Change Agents

It is possible to make change in the world—we’ve seen it happen—but why is it sometimes so difficult? Apathy, overwhelm, fragmented movements, and unrealized ideas challenge us to discover new ways to affect the course of history.

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
07/31/2016 to 08/05/2016
Mark Morey
Empowerment for a Healthy World

In this time of rapid social and ecological change, the world needs courageous, connected, authentic leaders who understand the crises of our times and are willing to work towards positive change.

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
08/05/2016 to 08/07/2016
Michael Carroll
Making a Living and Living a Life

Most of us spend the majority of our day working or thinking about work. Often, our jobs can feel like an unruly journey—sometimes exhilarating, other times discouraging, creatively fulfilling, or tragically toxic.

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
08/11/2016
Barbara Tannenbaum
A Persuasive Communication Workshop

At the New York Society for Ethical Culture *

Refine and deepen your ability to successfully express yourself in an intensive full-day course with expert public speaking strategist Barbara Tannenbaum.

Location:
New York, NY
08/12/2016
Barbara Tannenbaum
A Persuasive Communication Workshop

At the New York Society for Ethical Culture *

Refine and deepen your ability to successfully express yourself in an intensive full-day course with expert public speaking strategist Barbara Tannenbaum.

Location:
New York, NY

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05/05/2015 to 12/31/2016

Mindfulness has entered the mainstream. Hear from three leading mindfulness teachers and researchers who are helping to bring this revolution to schools and other unexpected places, like the military and prisons.

06/30/2015 to 12/31/2016

Conflict is a part of modern life—at home, at work, and in the world. In this 1-hour Unscripted Teacher Talk, you'll hear various perspectives to help you understand why disagreement is inevitable and how we might successfully move beyond it. 

08/03/2015 to 12/31/2016
The Story of the Holistic Life Foundation

Barry Boyce, editor-in-chief of Mindful magazine, talks with the founders of the Holistic Life Foundation in this Omega Unscripted Teacher Talk.

08/23/2015 to 12/31/2016

Spiritual teacher James Van Praagh sits down with Omega cofounder Elizabeth Lesser for a conversation about Omega's history and future, having a daily spiritual practice, forming deep connections with ourselves and others, and choosing to love.

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   Learn more about the Holistic Life Foundation   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. 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.    Explore more about Women/Men: The Next ConversationLearn more about the OWLC  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
Carla Goldstein, Sharon Salzberg, Mallika Dutt, and Leslie Salmon Jones explore tools for resilience of body, mind, and spirit to help support a sustained, transformational activism.   More
Internationally known vinyasa flow yoga teacher and spiritual activist, Seane Corn shares her perspective at the Yoga Service Council conference on why a daily practice will help you to stay open-minded, inclusive and honest rather than avoiding your shadow personality traits while in service to others. Explore more about Seane Corn and her upcoming workshops at Omega More

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Omega Institute How to Leave Things Better Than You Find Them: An Interview With Mark Morey
An Interview With Mark Morey
Omega: Is there one big question that drives your life and work? Mark: How can I leave the earth better than I found it? More specifically, in these times, how can I set in motion a regenerative system of healing through long-term cultural practices of connection to self, others, and nature? Omega: What is the most important thing you've learned from your relationships with indigenous cultures and people? More
Omega Institute 5 Sacred Practices to Keep You Energized by Andrew Harvey
If you’re going to turn up in this world and do real work, you’re going to need to be fundamentally strong and energized. In my experience this demands five interrelated sacred practices. 1. Cool Practices More
Omega Institute A Call to Women: Leap Into Restorative Leadership by Seana Lowe Steffen
The mystic Aurobindo wrote, "If there is to be a future, it will wear a crown of feminine design." If the state of the world is a reflection of the quality of our leadership, unprecedented indicators and opportunities of the 21st century—socially, politically, culturally, environmentally, and more—are calling us to step up and leap into our greatness as women. More
Omega Institute A Fair Piece of the Pie: An Interview With Gloria Feldt
An Interview With Gloria Feldt
Omega: Women make the majority of consumer decisions and actually control the majority of wealth in Western so 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
Omega Institute Singing the Lessons of African-American History With Ysaye Barnwell
An Interview With Ysaye Barnwell
Omega: What was it like to grow up in a musical household? Ysaye: My father taught piano, violin, and viola in our home, and I wanted to do what they were doing. I remember at two and a half I had this little, tiny violin, and he started teaching me how to hold it. I was around music all the time and played in the orchestra in junior high school and then high school, and sang in a choir while I was in junior high school. It was a community choir, and all we did was spirituals. More
Omega Institute How to Make Your Yoga Class More Trauma-Sensitive: An Interview With Hala Khouri
An Interview With Hala Khouri
Omega: You have described how people can respond to trauma by being anxious and hypervigilant (stuck “on”), or by being dissociated and spacy (stuck “off"). How do you lead a class that accommodates both of these reactions to trauma? More
Omega Institute What It Takes to Teach Yoga in Schools by Traci Childress and Jennifer Cohen Harper
Teaching yoga in schools is first and foremost about teaching yoga to children and youth. Being in conscious relationship with our students in this situation means being educated in youth development and able to adapt our teaching to the way children learn. All children do not react to the world in the same way, and we must educate ourselves about the many things that can affect our students’ experiences. We need to: More
Omega Institute Unlock the Body's Medicine With Yoga
An Interview With Madan Bali
Omega: Can you describe the basic principle of your yoga practice? Madan: I’ve been teaching, researching, and coming up with new insights since 1969. Yoga has much more to offer than we think. We have the finest technology available on this planet in our own body. The body writes its own prescription from moment to moment. Just think about when we go into deep sleep, there’s nothing to be done, nothing to be fixed. Everything is being done for us. More

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