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05/05/2017 to 05/07/2017
Sil Reynolds
Keep Your Bond Strong Through the Preteen Years (Ages 10-12)

This workshop has been cancelled.

Sil Reynolds and her 26-year-old daughter, Eliza Reynolds, lead mothers and their 10-to-12-year-old daughters in a weekend of initiation, communication, and celebration. We take the time to nourish our relationship and learn how to respect and...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
05/12/2017 to 05/14/2017
Cooling Conflict & Rekindling Your Relationship

Conflict is inevitable in our intimate relationships. Most of us believe that conflict and fighting are synonymous, but they are, in fact, very different.

Whenever our needs or wishes are thwarted, a state of conflict results. Anger can...

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
Sil Reynolds
Keep Your Bond Strong Through the Teen Years (Ages 13-15)

This workshop has been cancelled.

Join a vibrant community of mothers and daughters, and take time to slow down, nourish your relationship, and have some fun. In a soulful environment, mothers and their 13-to-15-year-old daughters learn to cultivate authentic expression and...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
05/19/2017
Building a Movement of Well-Being for Everyone

Please call Omega at 877.944.2002 to register for this workshop.

As we engage in yoga service work, many of us are firsthand witnesses to the pain and suffering caused by systemic inequality and injustice. How do we take that in and not be subsumed by the scope and size of the problem? What would it look like...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
05/26/2017 to 05/29/2017
Create the Relationship You Desire

Without certain relationship skills, even the most devoted partners can find themselves descending into arguments, power struggles, and disillusionment.

Building a conscious partnership based on cooperation and trust is hard work—but can...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
05/26/2017 to 05/29/2017

While Sam Keen was recovering from a head injury and multiple surgeries, his son Gifford Keen visited him. In a gesture of healing, Gifford reached out to his father and said, “Whatever it was I held against you all these years, the statute of...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
06/04/2017 to 06/09/2017

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...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
06/09/2017 to 06/11/2017
Stay Present, Resilient & Engaged—No Matter What

Most self-improvement programs train people to identify and solve problems by endlessly mind-wrestling them, often to no avail. With Whole Body Intelligence, you learn to get out of your head and into your body so you can achieve greater wisdom,...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
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...

Location:
Online

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05/05/2017 to 05/07/2017
Sil Reynolds
Keep Your Bond Strong Through the Preteen Years (Ages 10-12)

This workshop has been cancelled.

Sil Reynolds and her 26-year-old daughter, Eliza Reynolds, lead mothers and their 10-to-12-year-old daughters in a weekend of initiation, communication, and celebration. We take the time to nourish our relationship and learn how to respect and...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
05/12/2017 to 05/14/2017
Cooling Conflict & Rekindling Your Relationship

Conflict is inevitable in our intimate relationships. Most of us believe that conflict and fighting are synonymous, but they are, in fact, very different.

Whenever our needs or wishes are thwarted, a state of conflict results. Anger can...

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
Sil Reynolds
Keep Your Bond Strong Through the Teen Years (Ages 13-15)

This workshop has been cancelled.

Join a vibrant community of mothers and daughters, and take time to slow down, nourish your relationship, and have some fun. In a soulful environment, mothers and their 13-to-15-year-old daughters learn to cultivate authentic expression and...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
05/19/2017
Building a Movement of Well-Being for Everyone

Please call Omega at 877.944.2002 to register for this workshop.

As we engage in yoga service work, many of us are firsthand witnesses to the pain and suffering caused by systemic inequality and injustice. How do we take that in and not be subsumed by the scope and size of the problem? What would it look like...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
05/26/2017 to 05/29/2017
Create the Relationship You Desire

Without certain relationship skills, even the most devoted partners can find themselves descending into arguments, power struggles, and disillusionment.

Building a conscious partnership based on cooperation and trust is hard work—but can...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
05/26/2017 to 05/29/2017

While Sam Keen was recovering from a head injury and multiple surgeries, his son Gifford Keen visited him. In a gesture of healing, Gifford reached out to his father and said, “Whatever it was I held against you all these years, the statute of...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
06/04/2017 to 06/09/2017

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...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
06/09/2017 to 06/11/2017
Stay Present, Resilient & Engaged—No Matter What

Most self-improvement programs train people to identify and solve problems by endlessly mind-wrestling them, often to no avail. With Whole Body Intelligence, you learn to get out of your head and into your body so you can achieve greater wisdom,...

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
06/09/2017 to 06/11/2017
A Spiritual Path for Couples

The Getting the Love You Want 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 behaviors...

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...

Omega cofounder Elizabeth Lesser presents an excerpt from her new book, Marrow: A Love Story.   Watch Elizabeth Lesser free online as she reads from Marrow accompanied by the music of David Wilcox.   More
Conscious relationship pioneers Harville Hendrix and Helen LaKelly Hunt reveal the primary ways to transform any partnership.     More
Why aren’t some partners happy with each other? Watch conscious relationship pioneer Harville Hendrix reveal the primary reason partnerships get in trouble.  Watch the full talk: Moving Beyond Conflict     More
Elizabeth Lesser, author and cofounder of the Omega Institute and the Omega Women’s Leadership Center, talks about her inspiration and hopes for the 2014 Women & Power Conference Women/Men: The Next Conversation.This pivotal conference promises to offer groundbreaking contemplation and dialogue from experts on a wide-range of topics, including politics, sports, spirituality, economics, art, media, and psychology. Elizabeth is a keynote speaker at the event.    More
Elizabeth Lesser Introduces Women & Power 2014
Elizabeth Lesser, author and cofounder of the Omega Institute and the Omega Women’s Leadership Center, talks about her inspiration and hopes for the 2014 Women & Power Conference Women/Men: The Next Conversation.This pivotal conference promises to offer groundbreaking contemplation and dialogue from experts on a wide-range of topics, including politics, sports, spirituality, economics, art, media, and psychology. Elizabeth is a keynote speaker at the event.    More
Is building romance, passion, and love a choice? Dr. John Gottman, cofounder of the Gottman Institute and cocreator of the acclaimed Gottman Method Couples Therapy, says yes—and we all can learn how to make the best choice.   Learn more about John Gottman.   More
When it comes to conflict, it’s not a matter of if, but when? Shauna Ries, LCSW, MFT, MDR, the cofounder of Mediators Without Borders, describes the process of mediating or addressing conflict.   Explore more about Shauna Ries   More
John Gottman, PhD, cofounder of the Gottman Institute and cocreator of the acclaimed Gottman Method Couples Therapy, explains the importance of trust in a relationship—and how to achieve it.   Learn more about John Gottman   More
Byron Katie, best-selling author and founder of The Work, reveals the stress-producing ways in which we get “in everyone else's business,” while leaving our own business unattended.     More
Byron Katie, best-selling author and founder of The Work, reveals the stress-producing ways in which we get “in everyone else's business,” while leaving our own business unattended.   Explore more from Byron Katie.     More

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Be Skeptical, But Learn to Listen
The fifth agreement is: be skeptical, but learn to listen. Be skeptical because most of what you hear isn’t true. You know that humans speak with symbols and that symbols aren’t the truth. Symbols are only the truth because we agree, not because they are really the truth. 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
A Story of Forgiveness
Dear Dad, Over the last few days, my thoughts have been drawn back to our last phone call time and again. I wonder if you have any idea how profound it was for me. More
“Papa, what’s your battle plan?” My granddaughter Natalia has asked me that question for the three years we’ve been having imaginary galactic battles. Her army is mainly Pokémon, popular characters that come to us from Japan. They have strengths and weaknesses, and the capacity to “evolve” and gain in ability and talent. Natalia is also aided by the usual assortment of additional friends: fairies, ponies, and favorite stuffed animals all lined up on the side of goodness and truth. 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 Arielle Ford
Omega: What's the best relationship advice you've ever been given? 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
An Interview With Jean Kilbourne
Omega: Today the average American sees 3,000 advertisements a day. What’s the impact of that and how do we respond? Jean: Advertising is hugely more important than most realize—it’s the engine that drives mass media. Television, magazines, websites, and newspapers are all rounding up audiences to be sold to advertisers. That’s their business model. That’s the point. More

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