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Develop or Deepen Your Practice

For more than 35 years, Omega has offered mindfulness-based programs—from introductory workshops to professional trainings in a number of mindfulness-based modalities, plus groundbreaking gatherings like the annual Mindfulness & Education Conference.

Whether you’re new to mindfulness practice, a professional looking for new ways to help clients, or an experienced practitioner wishing to cultivate greater presence and emotional balance, you’ll find the perfect program for you.

Upcoming Workshops

06/16/2017 to 06/18/2017
Michael Craft
Restoring Your Life Force

Tai chi chuan is a system of beautiful, flowing movements used by millions of people around the world as a graceful, meditative exercise. Qigong is an ancient mind-body system for cultivating our natural energy. Both systems foster deep awareness...

06/16/2017 to 06/23/2017
A 7-Day Professional Training Retreat

Inspired by the vision of a more awakened and compassionate world, for 38 years the Center for Mindfulness in Medicine, Health Care, and Society at the University of Massachusetts Medical School has pioneered Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction...

06/23/2017 to 06/25/2017
Practices & Perspectives for Life & Work

Discover leading-edge practices and perspectives for living fully with both the Internet and the inner-net. Learn how to become less stressed and more present at home and at work, how to appreciate and work better with others, and how to bring...

07/16/2017 to 07/21/2017
A 5-Day Intensive in Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR)

Are you ready to be proactive about your health and well-being? Do you want to acquire new tools for living with more strength and resilience, and support your clients and patients to do so, too?

Integrating Mindfulness-Based Stress...

07/21/2017 to 07/23/2017
Bringing Mindfulness Practices and Social-Emotional Learning to Children Grades K Through 12

The practices of mindfulness, contemplative education, and Social-Emotional Learning (SEL) are now being widely explored in schools throughout the United States and other countries. Extensive research has shown that mindfulness practices and...

07/23/2017 to 07/28/2017

Schools worldwide are turning to mindfulness and social and emotional learning as antidotes to rising stress, emotional dysregulation, and attention deficit. Research shows that students and teachers in school systems that have adopted...

08/11/2017 to 08/13/2017
A Gentle Path to Awakening

Integrating emotional intelligence with the wisdom of awareness forges a powerful new approach to transformation. Emotional intelligence shows how we can better manage ourselves and our relationships. Daniel Goleman details what it means to be...

08/13/2017 to 08/18/2017
Zindel Segal
A 5-Day Professional Training for the Prevention of Depression Relapse

This workshop is by application only. Please submit your materials according to the directions on this page.

Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT) is an innovative group program designed to prevent relapse in people who have recovered from unipolar depression. Based on the research of Drs. Zindel Segal, John Teasdale, and Mark Williams, and...

08/18/2017 to 08/20/2017

Learn to develop or expand your personal meditation practice with the founders of the Holistic Life Foundation—Ali Smith, Atman Smith, and Andres Gonzalez.

Explore topics such as finding time to meditate with modern schedules, creating a...

08/27/2017 to 09/01/2017

How do you typically react to difficulties in life, such as work stress, rejection, physical problems, or financial hardship? Do you instinctively fight uncomfortable experiences or find fault in yourself when things go wrong? What if, instead,...

09/08/2017 to 09/10/2017

Why do we develop our habits? And why are they so difficult to change?

Imagine you could take habits that cause you stress or harm—like procrastinating, smoking, overeating, binge watching, social media addiction, negative thinking,...

09/10/2017 to 09/15/2017
Healing Ourselves & the World Through Mindfulness

This workshop is sold out. Please call Omega registration to be placed on a waiting list at 877.944.2002.

Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) emphasizes that the ultimate meditation practice is life itself and how we are in relationship to it moment by moment.

In this 5-day retreat led by Jon Kabat-Zinn—internationally known for his...

09/29/2017 to 10/01/2017

Supported by the efforts of the Center for Contemplative Mind in Society, faculty, staff, and administrators at colleges and universities nationwide are integrating contemplative practices into a wide variety of courses, programs, and services—...

10/08/2017 to 10/13/2017
A 5-Day Professional Training Retreat

Acceptance and mindfulness-based practices are rapidly making their way into mental health care, medicine, and society. Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) is a newer evidence-based approach that offers empowering solutions to the problem of...

10/13/2017 to 10/15/2017
Michael Carroll
Making a Living & 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.

But, is it the job that...

10/13/2017 to 10/15/2017

Practice is at the heart of mindfulness, whether we are aiming to decrease suffering, teaching meditation, or trying to understand its scientific underpinnings. Before we can take any of these steps, we must explore what suffering is on an...

10/15/2017 to 10/22/2017
A Silent Retreat Inquiring Into the Heart of Mindfulness and MBSR

Intensive Price Tiers: One of the ways Convergence stands for equality and access for all is by creating a pricing tier structure that invites participants to pay based on their income level. Please consider what is truly sustainable for you, and choose a price that feels in integrity: $1,500; $1,100; or $800.

To register, please call 877.944.2002.

During the last 38 years Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) and other mindfulness-based programs (MBPs) have spread exponentially. Mindfulness is now being integrated into medicine, health care, psychology and education and a wide range...

10/22/2017 to 10/27/2017
Robert Smith
A 5-Day Intensive in Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR)

Are you ready to be proactive about your health and well-being? Do you want to acquire new tools for living with more strength and resilience, and support your clients and patients to do so, too?

Integrating Mindfulness-Based Stress...