Dropping In: An Omega Podcast | Omega

Join longtime public radio journalist, Karen Michel, as she sits down with the great thinkers, creative talent, and social visionaries who teach at Omega Institute.

Now you can 'drop in' on classes and intimate conversations with artists, climate change provocateurs, spiritual teachers, health experts, and more. Together we explore the many ways to awaken the best in the human spirit.

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  • Dropping In Podcast

    Introducing Dropping In

    Introducing Dropping In

    Listen to the trailer for Omega's new podcast!
  • Dropping In Podcast

    Small Town Buddhist Preacher

    Tim Olmsted

    For the premiere of Omega Institute's podcast, leading Buddhist teacher and President of the Pema Chödrön Foundation Tim Olmsted explores Siddhartha, our monkey mind, the four immeasurables of buddhist thought, and how meditation can change our world.
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    Take Risks, Eat Chocolate, Live Long

    Joan Borysenko

    Harvard educated cell biologist and licensed psychologist Joan Borysenko explores the physical, emotional, and spiritual factors to aging with sass and class. Laughter, a sense of purpose, and eating chocolate slowly are some of the tools Borysenko recommends for addressing the very real challenges of aging.
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    The Fate of the Land Is the Fate of Man

    Major Jackson

    Writing poetry about the environment can be a lot of things. In the first of 2 parts, we drop in on Orion Magazine's environmental writer's workshop and learn from distinguished poet Major Jackson. Jackson intertwines the rural, the urban, and the cultural into his work.
  • Anne Haven McDonnell

    Listen to poet Anne Haven McDonnell explore the kinship between humans and animals on this episode of Omega's podcast, Dropping In.
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    Ayurvedic Cooking: You Really Are What You Eat

    Richard LaMarita

    Listen as chef Richard LaMarita shares the wisdom of Ayurvedic cooking while leading Omega workshop participants in the preparation of three meals.