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10/13/2017 to 10/15/2017
Keeping Memories of Loved Ones Alive

Taking intentional steps to remember our loved ones is a vital key to healing. Individuals who honor family and friends, who proactively keep the memories of loved ones present in their lives, almost always fare better emotionally than those who...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
10/15/2017 to 10/20/2017

Writing From The Heart is a jump-start for the beginning writer and is nurturing for the burnt-out professional. It is about honoring your own voice in a safe, inviting place.

Nancy Slonim Aronie says, “I can’t teach writing. I don’t think...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
10/20/2017 to 10/22/2017
For Mothers & Their 13-15 Year-Old Daughters

Mothers can be a vital part of a daughter’s coming-of-age journey. Take time together to deepen your connection with each other and foster closeness and well-being for the years ahead. In both meaningful and playful ways, you write, play, create...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
10/20/2017 to 10/22/2017
Level Two

In the shamanic worldview, we are all interconnected through time and space by a living, conscious web. This concept, understood as “oneness,” allows us to affect change regardless of our physical placement in time and geography. In this workshop...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
10/20/2017 to 10/22/2017
Sil Reynolds
Keep Your Bond Strong Through the Teen Years (Ages 13-15)

This workshop has been cancelled.

Join a vibrant community of mothers and daughters, and take time to slow down, nourish your relationship, and have some fun. In a soulful environment, mothers and their 13-to-15-year-old daughters learn to cultivate authentic expression and...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
10/22/2017 to 10/27/2017
Healing & Empowerment

Shamanism teaches us to use the powers of nature to heal. In the ancient system of Reiki, we channel life force energy to heal and restore balance. In this master level certification program, guided by two established teachers of shamanism and...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
10/27/2017 to 10/29/2017
For Mothers & Their 9-12 Year-Old Daughters

Mothers can be a vital part of a daughter’s coming-of-age journey. Take time together to deepen your connection with each other and foster closeness and well-being for the years ahead. In both meaningful and playful ways, you write, play, create...

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

This workshop has been cancelled.

Do you yearn for a creative adventure, more freedom of expression, or a more fulfilling life? Join international best-selling author Julia Cameron for an intensive trek to identify and unravel old and unworkable ideas that block your creative...

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
10/27/2017 to 10/29/2017
Sil Reynolds
Keep Your Bond Strong Through the Preteen Years (Ages 10-12)

This workshop has been cancelled.

Sil Reynolds and her 26-year-old daughter, Eliza Reynolds, lead mothers and their 10-to-12-year-old daughters in a weekend of initiation, communication, and celebration. We take the time to nourish our relationship and learn how to respect and...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY

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10/13/2017 to 10/15/2017
Keeping Memories of Loved Ones Alive

Taking intentional steps to remember our loved ones is a vital key to healing. Individuals who honor family and friends, who proactively keep the memories of loved ones present in their lives, almost always fare better emotionally than those who...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
10/15/2017 to 10/20/2017

Writing From The Heart is a jump-start for the beginning writer and is nurturing for the burnt-out professional. It is about honoring your own voice in a safe, inviting place.

Nancy Slonim Aronie says, “I can’t teach writing. I don’t think...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
10/20/2017 to 10/22/2017
For Mothers & Their 13-15 Year-Old Daughters

Mothers can be a vital part of a daughter’s coming-of-age journey. Take time together to deepen your connection with each other and foster closeness and well-being for the years ahead. In both meaningful and playful ways, you write, play, create...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
10/20/2017 to 10/22/2017
Level Two

In the shamanic worldview, we are all interconnected through time and space by a living, conscious web. This concept, understood as “oneness,” allows us to affect change regardless of our physical placement in time and geography. In this workshop...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
10/20/2017 to 10/22/2017
Sil Reynolds
Keep Your Bond Strong Through the Teen Years (Ages 13-15)

This workshop has been cancelled.

Join a vibrant community of mothers and daughters, and take time to slow down, nourish your relationship, and have some fun. In a soulful environment, mothers and their 13-to-15-year-old daughters learn to cultivate authentic expression and...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
10/22/2017 to 10/27/2017
Healing & Empowerment

Shamanism teaches us to use the powers of nature to heal. In the ancient system of Reiki, we channel life force energy to heal and restore balance. In this master level certification program, guided by two established teachers of shamanism and...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
10/27/2017 to 10/29/2017
For Mothers & Their 9-12 Year-Old Daughters

Mothers can be a vital part of a daughter’s coming-of-age journey. Take time together to deepen your connection with each other and foster closeness and well-being for the years ahead. In both meaningful and playful ways, you write, play, create...

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

This workshop has been cancelled.

Do you yearn for a creative adventure, more freedom of expression, or a more fulfilling life? Join international best-selling author Julia Cameron for an intensive trek to identify and unravel old and unworkable ideas that block your creative...

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
10/27/2017 to 10/29/2017
Sil Reynolds
Keep Your Bond Strong Through the Preteen Years (Ages 10-12)

This workshop has been cancelled.

Sil Reynolds and her 26-year-old daughter, Eliza Reynolds, lead mothers and their 10-to-12-year-old daughters in a weekend of initiation, communication, and celebration. We take the time to nourish our relationship and learn how to respect and...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY

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Writer, activist, and women’s rights movement leader, Gloria Steinem, gives tips and guidance for learning between generations. More
Michael Kimmel, author & Distinguished Professor of Sociology & Gender studies at SUNY at Stony Brook, explains how gender equity benefits men as well as women.  More
Arielle Ford, "the Fairy Godmother of Love," explains how you can go from being annoyed by your partner to enjoying them again. All it takes is some wabi sabi love. More
What does it mean to "listen with empathy"? How can we truly be there for ourselves and others in hard times? In this video, watch Omega cofounder, Elizabeth Lesser read an excerpt from her book, Marrow: A Love Story.        More
Harville Hendrix, PhD, the internationally recognized relationship expert known for the bestseller Getting the Love You Want and co-creator of Imago Relationship Therapy along with Helen LaKelly Hunt, PhD, author of Faith and Feminism say any relationship can transform through dialogue.   More
Arielle Ford, "the Fairy Godmother of Love," is convinced your soulmate is out there looking for you just as you're looking for them. Here's why. More
You're never going to be perfect, and neither is your soulmate, says Arielle Ford, "the Fairy Godmother of Love." Don't let perfection stand in the way of finding love right now. More
With blunt honesty, relationship expert Harville Hendrix has a reminder for every couple: "Your partner is not you." The author of the best-seller “Getting the Love You Want: A Guide For Couples” and creator of Imago Relationship Therapy, Hendrix explains that couples must give up the idea of changing their partner and to embrace their differences instead. More
Arielle Ford, "the Fairy Godmother of Love," explains why living "as if" is one of the most important keys to manifesting love. 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

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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
Blank Billboard advertising itself
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
Holiday meals in the United States tend to rely on traditional family recipes and comfort foods, like mashed potatoes, stuffing, and pumpkin or pecan pie, but they can also be a time to honor different cultures, connect with your friends, and expand your palate. Stephanie Meade, founder and editor of InCultureParent, says that for many years she and her family have celebrated Thanksgiving with friends who are not American, and now the holiday doesn’t seem complete without a bunch of people from other countries. More
Telling stories is one of the earliest and most intimate of human traditions. We teach and learn through stories. They captivate us and preserve our customs and cultural experiences. Just ask Dave Isay, founder of StoryCorps, a nonprofit whose mission is to record, preserve, and share the stories of Americans from all backgrounds and beliefs. More
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
book cover for Marrow by Elizabeth Lesser
Love of self, love of other: two strands in the love braid. I have braided these strands together in all sorts of relationships, in varying degrees of grace and ineptitude. I’ve messed up in both directions: being self-centered, being a martyr; not knowing my own worth, not valuing the essential worth of the other. To love well is to get the balance right. It’s the work of a lifetime.  More
Isabel Allende at her desk
An Interview With Isabel Allende
Omega: You start writing all your books on January 8th, write a letter to your mother every day, and meditate regularly. How did these rituals begin and what do you think the value of ritual has in women's lives? More

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