Welcome to Dropping In, Omega's award-winning podcast. In Season 2, we're dropping in to our treasure trove of audio archives to offer you teachings and practices from some of Omega's most memorable workshops and conferences.
Sharon Landrith - A Meditative Transmission
This offering from spiritual counselor, Sharon Landrith, is a 43-minute seamless, guided meditation where even the explanation at the beginning is part of the visceral experience. The excerpt is from Omega's 2018 'Love Arising From Stillness' Retreat.
Mallika Dutt, Tony Porter, Elizabeth Lesser - Exploring Gender Socialization and Empowerment
In this potent 35-minute conversation, originally recorded at Omega's 2014 Women & Power Conference, Mallika Dutt, Tony Porter and Elizabeth Lesser share stories and perspectives on gender socialization in modern times. Mallika ends the episode by guiding you through a short visualization to promote interdependence.
Rhonda Magee - Honoring Your Cultural Heritage
In this episode from Omega's 2017 Being Fearless Conference, Professor Rhonda Magee shares a poignant 24 minutes of teachings honoring her African American heritage, finding collective worth in one's culture, and creating mindfulness around social justice. Later, she offers a 6-minute standing practice to help you honor your personal history.
Roshi Joan Halifax - Strong Back, Soft Front
Today, Roshi Joan Halifax offers a stirring 26-minute lecture on being a 'war baby', early lessons in unconditional love, and what it really means to be of service, all from Omega's 2013 Women and Power Retreat. Later, she leads a 14-minute body mindfulness practice (starting at 27:38), and shares her core teaching: cultivating a strong back, soft front.
Holistic Life Foundation - Nature-Based Lessons
Today, the cofounders of the Holistic Life Foundation begin this 38-minute conversation, originally recorded at the Making Peace with the Earth Conference in 2018, with a 13-minute lovingkindness practice. Later, they share the nature-based lessons from their childhoods that inform their work with underserved kids.
Jack Kornfield - A 12 Minute Mindfulness Meditation
In this 12-minute episode, Jack Kornfield offers up a lovingkindness meditation from Omega's 2013 Neuroscience of Well-being, Mindfulness & Love Workshop in New York City.