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07/21/2017 to 07/23/2017
Bringing Yoga & Mindfulness Into the Classroom

When it comes to bringing yoga into the classroom, finding the space and time to roll out 30 mats or getting down on the floor can be challenging for potential school yoga programs. But when we bring our yoga practice off the mat and into a chair...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
07/21/2017 to 07/23/2017
A Personal Development Retreat

Join entrepreneur and wellness expert Bizzie Gold in a personal development retreat designed to ignite our passions, refuel our bodies, and connect us with our true life paths.

Combining ancient philosophy and Eastern-minded...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
07/23/2017 to 07/28/2017
Shapeshifting Into Rooted Consciousness

Yogis are modern-day shamans, medicine men and women, and healers. Through yoga practices we can tap into our own inner ecology and experience ordinary magic through the elements on and off the mat. But how do we expand this awareness into the...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
08/04/2017 to 08/06/2017
Melissa Bowe
For Ages 16-24

In this follow-up, advanced workshop for young adults, intrepid adventurers can take the Wayfinder Experience one step further and learn powerful strategies to be heart-centered warriors, healers, and magic users in everyday life.

Through...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
08/04/2017 to 08/06/2017
Reckoning & Reconnecting

It’s time to reimagine a path of healing, reconnect with beloved community, and manifest true justice. Radical dharma (“complete truth”) is a way to enter the conversation about how the legacy of racial injustice and white supremacy plays out and...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
08/11/2017 to 08/13/2017
Eva Tenuto
New Perspective Leadership

Guided by TMI Project directors Eva Tenuto and Sari Botton, we explore significant experiences in a new light. By writing about them boldly as compelling personal monologues we take back our power and clear space for more impactful leadership....

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
08/11/2017 to 08/13/2017

Bringing the transformational benefits of yoga to military populations requires a unique understanding of military communities as well as specific teaching skills and abilities. Guided by yoga teacher and military officer Elizabeth Corwin, we...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
08/11/2017 to 08/13/2017
Create the Work & Life You Love

Do you sense another life path calling to you? Do you crave rich, meaningful work or expression? Do you ache to take your creativity and contributions into the world—and get paid for it?

Your wildest dreams are not frivolous. In a changing...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
08/13/2017 to 08/18/2017

Are you seeking fulfilling relationships with friends and family, a satisfying career, and a healthy, vibrant, joyful existence?

In this 5 day immersion, master medium and spiritual teacher James Van Praagh shares insights gleaned...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
08/20/2017 to 08/25/2017
Yoga, Purpose & Action Intensive

Intensive Price Tiers: One of the ways Off the Mat stands for equality and access for all is by creating a pricing tier structure that invites participants to pay based on their income level. This way, people who can pay more “pay it forward” by supporting those who can’t. Please consider what is truly sustainable for you, and choose a price that feels in integrity: $1,350 Supporter (support other leaders as well as yourself); $1050 Sustainer (pays for you); $750 Community (discounted fee).

To register, please call 877.944.2002.

Embark on a transformational journey of self-inquiry and creative exploration to uncover your deepest passion and motivation for service that leads to embodied, effective, and conscious action.

Combining the tools of yoga, meditation,...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY

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07/21/2017 to 07/23/2017
Bringing Yoga & Mindfulness Into the Classroom

When it comes to bringing yoga into the classroom, finding the space and time to roll out 30 mats or getting down on the floor can be challenging for potential school yoga programs. But when we bring our yoga practice off the mat and into a chair...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
07/21/2017 to 07/23/2017
A Personal Development Retreat

Join entrepreneur and wellness expert Bizzie Gold in a personal development retreat designed to ignite our passions, refuel our bodies, and connect us with our true life paths.

Combining ancient philosophy and Eastern-minded...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
07/23/2017 to 07/28/2017
Shapeshifting Into Rooted Consciousness

Yogis are modern-day shamans, medicine men and women, and healers. Through yoga practices we can tap into our own inner ecology and experience ordinary magic through the elements on and off the mat. But how do we expand this awareness into the...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
08/04/2017 to 08/06/2017
Melissa Bowe
For Ages 16-24

In this follow-up, advanced workshop for young adults, intrepid adventurers can take the Wayfinder Experience one step further and learn powerful strategies to be heart-centered warriors, healers, and magic users in everyday life.

Through...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
08/04/2017 to 08/06/2017
Reckoning & Reconnecting

It’s time to reimagine a path of healing, reconnect with beloved community, and manifest true justice. Radical dharma (“complete truth”) is a way to enter the conversation about how the legacy of racial injustice and white supremacy plays out and...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
08/11/2017 to 08/13/2017
Eva Tenuto
New Perspective Leadership

Guided by TMI Project directors Eva Tenuto and Sari Botton, we explore significant experiences in a new light. By writing about them boldly as compelling personal monologues we take back our power and clear space for more impactful leadership....

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
08/11/2017 to 08/13/2017

Bringing the transformational benefits of yoga to military populations requires a unique understanding of military communities as well as specific teaching skills and abilities. Guided by yoga teacher and military officer Elizabeth Corwin, we...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
08/11/2017 to 08/13/2017
Create the Work & Life You Love

Do you sense another life path calling to you? Do you crave rich, meaningful work or expression? Do you ache to take your creativity and contributions into the world—and get paid for it?

Your wildest dreams are not frivolous. In a changing...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
08/13/2017 to 08/18/2017

Are you seeking fulfilling relationships with friends and family, a satisfying career, and a healthy, vibrant, joyful existence?

In this 5 day immersion, master medium and spiritual teacher James Van Praagh shares insights gleaned...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
08/20/2017 to 08/25/2017
Yoga, Purpose & Action Intensive

Intensive Price Tiers: One of the ways Off the Mat stands for equality and access for all is by creating a pricing tier structure that invites participants to pay based on their income level. This way, people who can pay more “pay it forward” by supporting those who can’t. Please consider what is truly sustainable for you, and choose a price that feels in integrity: $1,350 Supporter (support other leaders as well as yourself); $1050 Sustainer (pays for you); $750 Community (discounted fee).

To register, please call 877.944.2002.

Embark on a transformational journey of self-inquiry and creative exploration to uncover your deepest passion and motivation for service that leads to embodied, effective, and conscious action.

Combining the tools of yoga, meditation,...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY

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Kimberle Crenshaw, professor of law at UCLA and Columbia and an authority in Critical Race Theory and Civil Rights, describes a new kind of feminism that can hold all facets of lived experience. More
Ai-jen Poo, MacArthur Fellow and director of the National Domestic Workers Alliance, reminds us of the significance that women are more than half of the workforce, electorate, and educated populace. More
Sister Joan Chittister is one of the most articulate social analysts and influential religious leaders of our time, presenting with the Dalai Lama and working with the UN. In this excerpt she speaks to religion, war, and women’s place in spirituality and creating a tomorrow in which we express values that are sound in ethics, empathy, morality, and love. More
Writer, activist, and women’s rights movement leader, Gloria Steinem, asks us to confront not just the denial, but the hatred, of the feminine around the world. More
Elizabeth Lesser, cofounder of Omega Institute and the Omega Women’s Leadership Center (OWLC), challenges us to consider outdated ideas about women, especially those with a "tendency to change the world". More
Elizabeth Lesser, cofounder of Omega Institute and the Omega Women’s Leadership Center (OWLC), celebrates the "guts" it takes to be an empathetic human being. More
Activist, youth educator and cofounder of A Call to Men, Tony Porter describes how sexism and racism are related and the importance of collaboration in ending all forms of discrimination. More
Esther Armah, award-winning journalist, playwright, and political commentator, asks us to consider all intersections of personal identity and broader culture when building social transformation. More
Marcia Ann Gillespie, author, editor, and activist, tells of her empowered lineage passed down from her grandmother to her mother. More
Kerry Washington, the film and television actress, remembers the importance of combining art and activism to promote sexual education in communities. More

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Jon Kabat-Zinn defines mindfulness as “awareness that arises through paying attention, on purpose, in the present moment, nonjudgmentally.” Many credit him with bringing this practice into the mainstream (through his Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction program), but the practices have been around in many forms for thousands of years and can be found in various spiritual traditions More
Noted Buddhist Psychology teacher Jack Kornfield describes mindfulness as “a practice that enhances our well-being in every way, from developing increased mental clarity and deep relaxation, to handling stress in healthier ways and escaping the grip of our reactive emotions.”  More
Permaculture Teacher Training for Women
Omega Institute The Fire of Activism: An Interview With Isabel Allende
An Interview With Isabel Allende
Omega: What do you think of the growing popularity and commercialization of feminism in pop culture? Isabel: It’s fine. Make condoms that say “feminist.” As long as it’s out there. It can take any shape or form or language—just bring it up. More
An Interview With Daniel Goleman and Tara Bennett-Goleman
Omega: Is emotional intelligence something we’re born with? Are there practices we can do to build our emotional intelligence? More
Young women leaders
An Interview With Gloria Feldt
Omega: A lot of leadership is about values, including how we value ourselves and each other. What values do women hold that align with strong leadership practices?  More
bird flying in mountain landscape
We all want to be successful and we all struggle with what that means. Someone tells a young man running track that he’d be good at jumping hurdles. So he trains and finds himself in the blocks, nervous, wondering if this is right for him. When the gun goes off, he’s running as fast as he can to beat the others, to stay in his lane, to clear every hurdle. Legs burning, he pushes harder and strains to cross the finish line. Out of breath, hands on his knees, he wonders briefly, how did I get here? Is this where I need to be?  More
Young woman at microphone.
In the digital age, when we tend to communicate via the abbreviated shorthand of texting and social media posts, it’s easy to lose touch with the instinct that had our ancestors spinning yarns around the campfire and passing down oral histories. Ironically, this is probably one of the reasons oral true storytelling has been gaining in popularity in recent years. Because you already know quite a bit about true storytelling—it’s innate for all humans and so you yearn for it.  More
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
woman eyes closed hands clasped
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. More

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