Get Comfortable in the Space Between the Stories
June 2017

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The Space Between Stories

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June 04, 2017 – June 09, 2017
Rhinebeck, NY
Charles Eisenstein
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A transition is underway in the deep mythology that underpins our civilization. Many of us are in a personal transition as well, initiated by a personal or social crisis that launches us into a “space between the stories.”

In this space you ask questions that require deep reflection, like, “Who am I?” “Why am I here?” “What can I trust?” “How do I do this thing called life?” In this gap, where the ground is shifting beneath you, the old answers no longer work, and the new answers haven’t emerged yet.

In this retreat with philosopher Charles Eisenstein, you remove yourself from your routines, social environment, and cultural and personal narratives that so powerfully constrain your choices and take the time to shape what is real, normal, practical, and possible. In this empty space, a new story can crystallize.

Anyone who is looking for a slower, deeper, more authentic way to navigate life is welcome.

Scholarships: The application deadline for this program has passed.

More Information

Enrollment is limited for this program; register early. Tuition covers the Omega portion of this workshop. If you wish, you will have an opportunity to make a contribution directly to the teacher at the end of the workshop.

The faculty recommends you read the following book in preparation for the course:

  • The More Beautiful World our Hearts Know is Possible by Charles Eisenstein
Things to Bring:

If you are musical, Faculty encourages you to bring an instrument. Usually there is some kind of crowdsourced and sometimes spontaneous music as part of the retreat.

4:00 p.m.–7:00 p.m. Check In (Rooms available after 5:00 p.m.)
7:30 p.m.–8:20 p.m. Welcome & Orientation
8:30 p.m.–9:30 p.m. Celebrating Community or Centering Into the Omega Experience
8:00 a.m.–8:45 a.m. Commuter check-in (if not checked-in the previous evening)
9:00 a.m.–Noon Workshop
2:30 p.m.–5:00 p.m. Workshop
9:00 a.m.–Noon Workshop
2:30 p.m.–5:00 p.m. Workshop
9:00 a.m.–Noon Workshop
9:00 a.m.–Noon Workshop
2:30 p.m.–5:00 p.m. Workshop
9:00 a.m.–Noon 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 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.


Charles Eisenstein is a thought leader and speaker focused on themes of human culture and identity. He has a background in mathematics and philosophy and is author of several books, including Sacred Economics and The More Beautiful World our Hearts Know is Possible.