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05/05/2017 to 05/07/2017

Yin Yoga uses long held postures that support us in accessing the deeper, more Yin part of ourselves. In this workshop we explore how Yin practice, with its ancient yogic roots, can positively affect our physical, energetic, and emotional bodies...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
05/12/2017 to 05/14/2017
Restoring Your Balance Through Yoga

When you are in balance, you feel vital and peaceful, at ease with yourself and your surroundings. But when you fall out of balance, stress and fatigue can inhibit your capacity to experience wholeness.

In this uplifting and relaxing yoga...

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
05/12/2017 to 05/14/2017

 

Water-based yoga is a playful, fun, and safe way to practice yoga. It’s an ideal practice for people who have never practiced yoga before, have limited mobility or restricted range of motion, or are looking for a gentle way...

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
A Retreat Day for Service Providers

Please call Omega at 877.944.2002 to register for this workshop.

Take time before the conference starts to settle in and re-calibrate from daily life. With the abundance of information that will be shared during the conference, allow yourself to begin the weekend inspired and nurtured in heart, body, mind, and...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
05/19/2017

Please call Omega at 877.944.2002 to register for this workshop.

When students and clients feel safe, their vulnerability is able to surface. It is through vulnerability that we are able to connect, and it is through connection that we are able to heal.

As facilitators, we must learn to become safe...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
05/19/2017 to 05/21/2017
Marlysa Sullivan
Practices for Chronic Pain & Joint Health

Chronic pain affects you on many levels, including the physical, emotional, psychological, spiritual, and social. The rich tradition of yoga addresses all these levels of health, making it an especially effective approach to working with pain....

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
05/21/2017 to 05/26/2017
Marlysa Sullivan
A Professional Training

Yoga is uniquely suited to helping those with chronic pain, as it addresses the many levels of life that pain disrupts—from the physical to the social to the spiritual.

This training is for yoga therapists and health-care practitioners who...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY

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05/05/2017 to 05/07/2017

Yin Yoga uses long held postures that support us in accessing the deeper, more Yin part of ourselves. In this workshop we explore how Yin practice, with its ancient yogic roots, can positively affect our physical, energetic, and emotional bodies...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
05/12/2017 to 05/14/2017
Restoring Your Balance Through Yoga

When you are in balance, you feel vital and peaceful, at ease with yourself and your surroundings. But when you fall out of balance, stress and fatigue can inhibit your capacity to experience wholeness.

In this uplifting and relaxing yoga...

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
05/12/2017 to 05/14/2017

 

Water-based yoga is a playful, fun, and safe way to practice yoga. It’s an ideal practice for people who have never practiced yoga before, have limited mobility or restricted range of motion, or are looking for a gentle way...

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
A Retreat Day for Service Providers

Please call Omega at 877.944.2002 to register for this workshop.

Take time before the conference starts to settle in and re-calibrate from daily life. With the abundance of information that will be shared during the conference, allow yourself to begin the weekend inspired and nurtured in heart, body, mind, and...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
05/19/2017

Please call Omega at 877.944.2002 to register for this workshop.

When students and clients feel safe, their vulnerability is able to surface. It is through vulnerability that we are able to connect, and it is through connection that we are able to heal.

As facilitators, we must learn to become safe...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
05/19/2017 to 05/21/2017
Marlysa Sullivan
Practices for Chronic Pain & Joint Health

Chronic pain affects you on many levels, including the physical, emotional, psychological, spiritual, and social. The rich tradition of yoga addresses all these levels of health, making it an especially effective approach to working with pain....

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
05/21/2017 to 05/26/2017
Marlysa Sullivan
A Professional Training

Yoga is uniquely suited to helping those with chronic pain, as it addresses the many levels of life that pain disrupts—from the physical to the social to the spiritual.

This training is for yoga therapists and health-care practitioners who...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY

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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
How can you get kids to want to do yoga? Holistic Life Foundation cofounder Atman Smith explains his unique and inspiring approach.   Watch the full Omega Unscripted talk: Teaching Yoga & Mindfulness to Youth   Learn more about the Holistic Life Foundation     More
Rodney Yee yoga focuses mainly on the Iyengar style, but in recent years Yee has come to rely on his own practice and intuition to influence his teaching. Rodney Yee yoga also focuses on bringing philosophy into action and, he says, on unveiling the natural beauty of our spirits. Rodney Yee yoga helps cleanse the mind and body, which allows for the presence of being.           More
Ready to raise the bar? The Jivamukti Yoga Teacher Training at Omega with yoga masters Sharon Gannon and David Life is a rigorous monthlong residential professional training. Jivamukti Yoga is one of the most popular forms of yoga in the world. Learn more about the Jivamukti Yoga Teacher Training More
What is a Kundalini Yoga cleanse? Gurmukh Kaur Khalsa explains the unique, rejuvenating experience of the Cleanse for Women workshop.   More
Leslie Salmon Jones, creator of Afro Flow Yoga™, is a professional dancer, certified holistic personal trainer, wellness coach, and yoga instructor. In this video, she demonstrates an easy morning exercise routine you can do anywhere at any time. Explore more from Leslie Salmon Jones.   More
For Children Ages 6-12
1. Connect: Checking in With My Feelings Take a quiet moment for yourself to investigate how you are feeling. Sit in a way that is steady and comfortable. Choose whether to put your hands in your lap, by your sides, or place a hand on your heart or your belly—whatever feels right to you. Focus on taking a few slow and steady breaths, and then ask yourself what emotions you are feeling right now. More
An Interview With Roger Jahnke
Omega: Can you talk about the different types of qigong and how someone new to the practice might find the right one for them? More
The ancient Greek word for wound is trauma. Simply defined, trauma is a deeply disturbing experience that can create extreme stress and overwhelm the body and the mind.  About 70 percent of U.S. adults have experienced a traumatic event at least once in their lives and up to 20 percent of these people can also develop post-traumatic stress, according to the nonprofit organization Sidran Traumatic Stress Institute. More
An Interview With Joan White
Omega: Having studied extensively with both B.K.S. Iyengar and his daughter Geeta Iyengar, what have you observed about the role of women in yoga? Joan: One of Mr. Iyengar’s legacies—we call him Guruji—is that he was the first one that taught men and women in the same class. It had been forbidden, but he broke through a lot of Indian taboos in his introduction of yoga to the West, and now everybody can do yoga if they want to. 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
Omega Institute An Energy Medicine Yoga Exercise to Release Shock by Lauren Walker
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 What Yoga Is & Isn't: Overcoming Misconceptions About Yoga & Yoga Therapy by Timothy McCall
Overcoming 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

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