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08/04/2017 to 08/06/2017
Melissa Bowe
For Ages 16-24

In this follow-up, advanced workshop for young adults, intrepid adventurers can take the Wayfinder Experience one step further and learn powerful strategies to be heart-centered warriors, healers, and magic users in everyday life.

Through...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
08/04/2017 to 08/06/2017

Most of us experience relationship injuries, perhaps from an unfaithful partner, an alcoholic parent, or an ungrateful child. Learn the profound, life-affirming, healing process called acceptance, which allows you to make peace with your...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
08/04/2017 to 08/06/2017
Reckoning & Reconnecting

It’s time to reimagine a path of healing, reconnect with beloved community, and manifest true justice. Radical dharma (“complete truth”) is a way to enter the conversation about how the legacy of racial injustice and white supremacy plays out and...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
08/04/2017 to 08/06/2017
Free Your Instinctual Knowing

Nature is alive and intelligent. But you don’t have to isolate yourself in the wilderness to connect with that spark of wild wisdom that flows through us all.

In this experiential workshop, renowned shamanic teacher Llyn Cedar Roberts...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
08/06/2017 to 08/11/2017
Taylor Foster

This workshop has been cancelled.

Enhance your experience at Radiant Power of Women by gathering together at mealtimes to connect, share, and explore more ways to nourish yourself. Rediscover your relationship to food as you realign with what your body and...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
08/06/2017 to 08/11/2017
Jai Fuller
Growing With Grace, Strength & Joy (Ages 5-12)

It’s never too early to connect to your radiant power. Guided by seasoned camp leader Jai Fuller, you are invited to discover the inherent divine and graceful power you embody as a young woman.

This amazing week includes Kundalini Yoga,...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
08/06/2017 to 08/11/2017
Coming of Age: From Girls to Women (Ages 13-16)

Celebrate and explore your emergence into womanhood in this new program just for teenage girls. This amazing week includes sharing circles, chanting with Aykanna, creating vision boards, journaling, a five element ceremony, outdoor activities,...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
08/06/2017 to 08/11/2017
Living in Magnificent Grace

Through a daily spiritual practice, we can brighten the light within, as we reflect and embrace the truth and power of love. In this way, we are able to embody our authentic self and live an abundant, inspiring, and harmonious life with others...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
08/06/2017 to 08/11/2017
Adventures With the Five Elements (Ages 5-12)

This workshop has been cancelled.

Join a sacred brotherhood of kind, strong-hearted boys as we adventure together and learn ancient tools for mastering life’s challenges. Led by child educator and long-time camp guide, Parmatma Khalsa, we explore the 5 tatwas (elements) of earth...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
08/11/2017 to 08/13/2017
Eva Tenuto
New Perspective Leadership

Guided by TMI Project directors Eva Tenuto and Sari Botton, we explore significant experiences in a new light. By writing about them boldly as compelling personal monologues we take back our power and clear space for more impactful leadership....

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY

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08/04/2017 to 08/06/2017
Melissa Bowe
For Ages 16-24

In this follow-up, advanced workshop for young adults, intrepid adventurers can take the Wayfinder Experience one step further and learn powerful strategies to be heart-centered warriors, healers, and magic users in everyday life.

Through...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
08/04/2017 to 08/06/2017

Most of us experience relationship injuries, perhaps from an unfaithful partner, an alcoholic parent, or an ungrateful child. Learn the profound, life-affirming, healing process called acceptance, which allows you to make peace with your...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
08/04/2017 to 08/06/2017
Reckoning & Reconnecting

It’s time to reimagine a path of healing, reconnect with beloved community, and manifest true justice. Radical dharma (“complete truth”) is a way to enter the conversation about how the legacy of racial injustice and white supremacy plays out and...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
08/04/2017 to 08/06/2017
Free Your Instinctual Knowing

Nature is alive and intelligent. But you don’t have to isolate yourself in the wilderness to connect with that spark of wild wisdom that flows through us all.

In this experiential workshop, renowned shamanic teacher Llyn Cedar Roberts...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
08/06/2017 to 08/11/2017
Taylor Foster

This workshop has been cancelled.

Enhance your experience at Radiant Power of Women by gathering together at mealtimes to connect, share, and explore more ways to nourish yourself. Rediscover your relationship to food as you realign with what your body and...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
08/06/2017 to 08/11/2017
Jai Fuller
Growing With Grace, Strength & Joy (Ages 5-12)

It’s never too early to connect to your radiant power. Guided by seasoned camp leader Jai Fuller, you are invited to discover the inherent divine and graceful power you embody as a young woman.

This amazing week includes Kundalini Yoga,...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
08/06/2017 to 08/11/2017
Coming of Age: From Girls to Women (Ages 13-16)

Celebrate and explore your emergence into womanhood in this new program just for teenage girls. This amazing week includes sharing circles, chanting with Aykanna, creating vision boards, journaling, a five element ceremony, outdoor activities,...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
08/06/2017 to 08/11/2017
Living in Magnificent Grace

Through a daily spiritual practice, we can brighten the light within, as we reflect and embrace the truth and power of love. In this way, we are able to embody our authentic self and live an abundant, inspiring, and harmonious life with others...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
08/06/2017 to 08/11/2017
Adventures With the Five Elements (Ages 5-12)

This workshop has been cancelled.

Join a sacred brotherhood of kind, strong-hearted boys as we adventure together and learn ancient tools for mastering life’s challenges. Led by child educator and long-time camp guide, Parmatma Khalsa, we explore the 5 tatwas (elements) of earth...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
08/11/2017 to 08/13/2017
Eva Tenuto
New Perspective Leadership

Guided by TMI Project directors Eva Tenuto and Sari Botton, we explore significant experiences in a new light. By writing about them boldly as compelling personal monologues we take back our power and clear space for more impactful leadership....

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY

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06/09/2017 to 06/11/2017
A Spiritual Path for Couples

The Getting the Love You Want online workshop gives couples the concepts and tools they need to achieve safety, sustain deep connection, and experience joyful aliveness. Learning a new way to talk, removing negativity, and expressing caring...

Elizabeth Lesser, cofounder of Omega Institute and the Omega Women's Leadership Center (OWLC), encourages us to engage in mindful conversation in order to find common ground & shared humanity. More
Gloria Steinem, writer, activist, and women’s rights movement leader, reminds us that the work done in the home has to be counted as productive labor in our economy. More
Riane Eisler, an eminent social scientist and activist, attorney, and author, explains why it's crucial to count life-sustaining labor as productive work in the economics of society. More
Bonnie St. John, Paralympic gold medalist & best-selling author, discusses how knowing each other, mentoring, and having the courage to engage in difficult conversations strengthens us. More
Activist, youth educator and cofounder of A Call to Men, Tony Porter describes the fears that hold men back and expresses his optimism for a future of equity and social justice. More
Heidi Hartmann, president of the Institute for Women's Policy Research and GWU professor, on how childrearing and old age are predictors of women's poverty and a result of an undervaluing of caregiving. More
Bonnie St. John, Paralympic gold medalist, best-selling author, and leadership consultant, talks about the real power of microfinance. More
Ai-jen Poo, MacArthur Fellow and director of the National Domestic Workers Alliance, explains that five percent of the U.S/ national defense budget could fund in-home care for every family. More
Riane Eisler, an eminent social scientist and activist, attorney, and author, gives the numbers on the high return of investing in social care across business, education, health, and quality of life. More
Pat Mitchell, media executive, journalist, and activist, describes how we need to be vigilant in holding mainstream media accountable for its coverage of subject matter and its concentration of power and voices. More

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An Interview With Kaylynn Sullivan TwoTrees and Matt Kolan
Omega Center for Sustainable Living: What is radical reciprocity? Matt: When most people think about reciprocity, they think about how a relationship can be of mutual benefit to the people involved. This concept is rooted in a transactional mindset that sees humans as consumers; the nonhuman world as natural resources; and our relationships as social capital. This perspective doesn’t consider the larger whole. More
couple arguing and pointing at each other
Self-hatred is the hidden underbelly of all the violence and nastiness in the world. Self-hatred may seem like too strong a word to some. "I have a little self-doubt," you may say, "but I don't hate myself." Yet if you doubt, judge, or criticize yourself at all, this indicates some dislike or aversion toward yourself as you are. Or if you have a hard time spending time alone, undistracted by work, phone calls, television, computers, or other forms of busyness that pull your attention away from yourself, this suggests that you don't like being with yourself that much. More
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The pathway was simple. We came here through our parents. As children of our parents, we are connected to something vast that extends backward in time, literally to the beginning of humanity itself. Through our parents, we are plugged into the very current of life, though we are not the source of that current. The spark has merely been forwarded to us—transmitted biologically, along with our family history. It’s also possible to experience how it lives inside us. More
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Lessons From an Animal Communication Expert
I’ve been professionally communicating intuitively with animals for more than 17 years, and casually communicating with them for my entire life. Working with thousands of animals and their humans has created a unique opportunity for me: I’ve learned “straight from the horse’s mouth” what animals truly desire in order have the best relationships they can with their people. More
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An Interview With Lori S. Katz
Omega: Can you define military sexual trauma and discuss its prevalence? More
Ruiz family smiling wearing hats
An Interview With don Miguel Ruiz Sr. & don Miguel Ruiz Jr.
Omega: How can the second agreement, “Don’t take anything personally,” be useful for us when it comes to family members and friends? don Miguel Jr.: My father taught me that I’m responsible to the tips of my own fingers; I’m not responsible to anyone else. To take things personally is to assume responsibility for someone else’s will. Here’s a story of how my father taught it to me: More
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A miracle is a shift in thinking, a shift from fear to love. At first glance that sounds a bit ridiculous. How does shifting a thought cause a miraculous change? And yet it does that exactly. For every thought we think creates form on some level. A simple thought—seemingly trivial or even unimportant—carries within it the power to move mountains. And that is the least it can do. There is no worldly power—no money, no technology, no business or government—that can match in power the power we wield by simply using our minds for the purposes of love. More
woman lifting up happy baby
Hope has a bad name these days among certain teachers. On the one hand, it seems to suggest wishful thinking that distracts us from a sober assessment of reality and fosters unrealistic expectations. As Nietzsche put it, “Hope is the worst of evils, for it prolongs the torments of man.” Meanwhile, in the language of “spirituality,” hope implies a rejection of the present moment, or perhaps a taint of doubt eroding the creative power of one’s intentions. But let us not be so quick to dismiss this primal element of the human psyche. More
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An Interview With Stan Tatkin and Tracey Boldemann-Tatkin
Omega: What is one way to build intimacy as a couple? Tracey: We build intimacy through the eyes, so spend some time eye-to-eye, face-to-face with your partner, just falling back in love with them. When you look through the eyes, it really is like the window to the soul. You're seeing your partner there. More
Two babies holding hands.
The twin mystique, is a term that I’ve coined to describe how people romanticize twinship. Many people feel that twins have an unbreakable bond, telepathic intimacy, they are best friends, soul mates forever, and they are never alone. This mystique creates unrealistic expectations regarding how twins should relate to each other. More

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