Workshop

Regenerative Design for Changemakers

Jul 16 - Jul 21 2017 Rhinebeck, NY

We are no longer taking online registrations for this workshop.

Avoid burnout and lead a more effective and balanced life by proactively creating a life plan to help you do the work you’re meant to do.

Are you driven to make the world a better place but have so many ideas and projects that you have trouble staying organized or focused? Are you too consumed by your work that everything else in your life suffers?

Thoughtful integration between personal and professional growth is the key to long-term resilience. You can use regenerative design to consciously create the life and high impact work you were meant to do.

During this 5-day intensive, social permaculture designer Abrah Dresdale and ecological designer Keith Zaltzberg guide emerging and established change makers, thought leaders, and visionary professionals in regenerative design process, whole systems frameworks, permaculture tools, personal resilience and radical self-care, and tools for project management and timeline planning.

Learn to apply these tools to create holistic goals and integrative action plans to restructure your life and projects in accordance with regenerative patterns—to avoid burnout, embody resilience, and leverage the impact of your personal mission.

Scholarships are available; see Sustainable Living Workshops application at eomega.org/scholarships.

More Information

This workshop begins Sunday at 7:00 p.m. and ends Friday at 12:30 p.m. Information on how to prepare will be sent upon registration.

Suggested Reading:

  • Active Hope by Joanna Macy and Chris Johnstone
  • Building a Toolbox for Social Permaculture (article) by Abrah Dresdale and Connor Stedman
  • Paradise Lot by Eric Toensmeier and Jonathan Bates
  • Your Money or Your Life by Vicki Robin, Joe Dominguez with Monique Tilford
  • Getting Things Done by David Allen
  • Business Model You by Tim Clark
  • People and Permaculture by Looby Macnamara
  • The More Beautiful World Our Hearts Know is Possible by Charles Eisenstein
  • Climbing PoeTree poems by Alixa Garcia & Naima Penniman
  • Responding to the Prison Industrial Complex with Permaculture and Resilience (article) by Rob Hopkins
  • A Pattern Language for Women in Permaculture (article) by Karyn Olson-Ramanujan
  • Social Permaculture interview/podcast with Pandora Thomas
  • Envisioning Sabbatical Culture: A Shmita Manifesto by Yigal Deutscher
  • Recovering the Sacred by Winona LaDuke
  • Earth Democracy by Vandana Shiva
  • Drawdown edited by Paul Hawken
  • Design for Ecological Democracy by Randolph Hesterman

Schedule

Please note this course begins Sunday at 7:00 p.m., ends Friday at 12:30 p.m., and has a special schedule:

SUNDAY
4:00 p.m.–7:00 p.m. Check In (Rooms available after 5:00 p.m.)
7:00 p.m.–9:00 p.m. Workshop
 
MONDAY
8:00 a.m.–8:45 a.m. Commuter check-in (if not checked-in the previous evening)
9:00 a.m.–12:30 p.m. Workshop
2:00 p.m.–5:00 p.m. Workshop
7:30 p.m.–9:00 p.m. Workshop
 
TUESDAY
9:00 a.m.–12:30 p.m. Workshop
2:00 p.m.–5:00 p.m. Workshop
7:30 p.m.–9:00 p.m. Workshop
 
WEDNESDAY
9:00 a.m.–12:30 p.m. Workshop
2:00 p.m.–5:00 p.m. Workshop
 
THURSDAY
2:00 p.m.–5:00 p.m. Workshop
7:30 p.m.–9:00 p.m. Workshop
 
FRIDAY
9:00 a.m.–12:30 p.m. Workshop
Noon–1:00 p.m. Check Out

The above schedule is subject to change at the discretion of the faculty.

The Children's Program will not be available during the 7:30 p.m.–9:00 p.m. evening sessions is generally available during standard workshop hours only. Contact Omega registration at 877.944.2002 for details.

Dining Hall Hours (Dinner is included on arrival day):
Breakfast: 7:00 a.m.–8:45 a.m.
Lunch: Noon–2:00 p.m.
Dinner: 6:00 p.m.–7:15 p.m.

Daily Open Classes in meditation, yoga, tai chi, or movement (subject to availability):
7:00–8:00 a.m., 12:15–1:00 p.m., 5:30–6:15 p.m., 5:30–6:30 p.m.

Meet the Teachers

  • Abrah Jordan Dresdale, MA, is a visionary social permaculture  ...
  • Keith Zaltzberg is an environmental designer with more than 15 years of experien ...

Tuition & Fees

We are no longer taking online registrations for this workshop.

Title Price

Regenerative Design for Change Makers

$ 495.00

Tuition covers your workshop costs and time spent in class with the faculty. Please see Stay With Us below for accommodation choices—which include meals and other amenities for those who wish to stay with us. Or see Commute for those who will not be staying on campus overnight.

TYPE Rate - 5 Nights

A Double Deluxe

Shared Room With Private Bath
2 double beds. Heat. Air-conditioning. Free Wi-Fi. Wheelchair-accessible rooms available. Register with a companion, or a same gender roommate will be assigned to you.

$ 1175.00

A Single Cabin Room

Private Room With Private Bath
1 queen-size bed. Heat. Ceiling fan. No air-conditioning. Free Wi-Fi.

$ 1345.00

A Couples Cabin Room

Private Room With Private Bath
You must register with a companion if you choose this type of accommodation.
1 queen-size bed. Heat. Ceiling fan. No air-conditioning. Free Wi-Fi.

$ 950.00

A Double Cabin Room

Shared Room With Private Bath
2 double beds. Heat. Ceiling fan. No air-conditioning. Free Wi-Fi. Wheelchair-accessible rooms available. Register with a companion, or a same gender roommate will be assigned to you.

$ 1040.00

B Single Cabin Room

Private Room With Shared Bath
1 queen bed. Bath shared with adjoining room. Heat. Ceiling fan. No air-conditioning. Free Wi-Fi. 

$ 1135.00

B Single Cabin Room - Twin [not in use]

Private Room With Shared Bath
1 twin bed. Bath shared with adjoining room. Heat. Ceiling fan. No air-conditioning. Free Wi-Fi. Limited availability.

$ 0.00

B Double Cabin Room

Private Room With Shared Bath
2 twin beds. Bath shared with adjoining room. Heat. Ceiling fan. No air-conditioning. Free Wi-Fi. Register with a companion, or a same gender roommate will be assigned to you.

$ 840.00

B Couples Cabin Room

Private Room With Shared Bath
You must register with a companion if you choose this type of accommodation.
1 queen bed. Bath shared with adjoining room. Heat. Ceiling fan. No air-conditioning. Free Wi-Fi. 

$ 740.00

Dorm Single

Private Room With Shared Bath
1 twin bed. Hall bath shared by 5-to-12 guests. Heat. Air-conditioning. Free Wi-Fi. Pillow and blanket provided. You may rent sheets and towels for a small fee, or bring your own. Dorms are generally single gender, but may be coed.

$ 715.00

Tent Cabin Single

Private Room With Shared Bath
2 twin beds. Wood-framed, screened walls with canvas roof. Bathhouse nearby. No heat. No air-conditioning. Please bring your own sheets or sleeping bag, blanket, towels, and pillows. You may rent sheets, blankets, towels, and pillows for a small fee. Reserve as a private room.

$ 725.00

Tent Cabin Double

Shared Room With Shared Bath
You must register with a companion if you choose this type of accommodation.
2 twin beds. Wood-framed, screened walls with canvas roof. Bathhouse nearby. No heat. No air-conditioning. Please bring your own sheets or sleeping bag, blanket, towels, and pillows. You may rent sheets, blankets, towels, and pillows for a small fee. Register with a companion.

$ 565.00

Camping

1 pre-assigned campsite. Bathhouse nearby. Bring your own tent and all appropriate camping gear. Stoves, campfires, and recreational vehicles are not allowed on campus.

$ 470.00

Accommodations cover your room, all meals, and use of amenities and facilities—which includes optional classes, evening performances, sampler classes (during the week), the lake, walking trails, parking, and all other guest services. A list of local hotels and inns is available for those who wish to stay off-campus and commute (see Commute below).

The commuter fee includes the benefits of our unique All-Inclusive Stay, without the cost of accommodations. A list of Local Hotels and Inns is available.

1 Night/Per Person Rates

Friday or Saturday Sunday-Thursday 7-Night Stay
$ 50.00 $ 35.00 $ 35.00

Rhinebeck Campus

Omega reserves the right to cancel a program at any time. If Omega cancels a program, you will receive a full refund. Some programs may have special cancellation policies; see individual workshop descriptions or the more detailed Omega Cancellations & Refund Policies page.

Refunds are available (less a $50 processing fee) up to eight days before your program or stay.

Nonrefundable credit toward a future Omega program or stay (less a $50 processing fee) is available if you give notice between seven and one day(s) before your program or stay. Credit may be applied to any Omega program or stay for one year following date of issue.

No credit or refund is available if you cancel on the arrival day; if you do not show up; or if you leave an event early for any reason. No refund will be available if you attend a program and are dissatisfied with its presentation or content.

Omega reserves the right to cancel a program at any time. If Omega cancels a program, you will receive a full refund. Some programs may have special cancellation policies; see individual workshop descriptions.

For more cancellation policies, see individual workshops or the more detailed Omega Cancellations & Refund Policies page.

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Continuing Education

Certificate of Attendance $ 35.00

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