January through June 2018 Catalog by Esalen Institute

More catalogs by Esalen Institute | January through June 2018 Catalog | 100 pages | 2018-02-05


Page 4 of January through June 2018 Catalog

our offerings workshops/work study conferences our workshops range in subject matter from the arts and body movement to meditation psychology and nature and sustainability you may choose from a variety of program lengths most workshops are weekend five and seven-days long your workshop registration is all-inclusive providing you with accommodation meals and access to additional classes and facilities on property please view the guide to workshops for a full list of programs by subject many educational institutions recognize esalen programs as eligible for credit in their curricula check with your university or college additional information can be provided if needed esalen provides continuing education ce credit for mfts lcsws nurses bodyworkers acupuncturists and more see page 108 for details we also offer a residential study program for individuals interested in participating in an intensive month-long course of study see the inside cover for more information choose from a single or multiple day personal retreat or book a longer stay with a time to reflect a time to reflect is offered regularly throughout the year personal retreats which are not scheduled more than five days in advance may also become available when space allows nourish your body mind heart and soul by enjoying yoga and movement classes massage time in the meditation hut evening programs and the hot springs visit the website for updates and pricing massage and bodywork esalen has long been known for its unique massage and bodywork modalities developed by innovative practitioners at the hot springs overlooking the pacific ocean and offered to guests during their stay esalen massage® incorporates long flowing strokes over the whole body and helps release the stresses of everyday life leaving the receiver feeling integrated and deeply relaxed reservations must be made and paid for in advance please call 831-667-3002 for more information visit and you may catch a glimpse into the life of a sea otter seal or migratory whale while you enjoy the baths swimsuits are optional and nudity common in the hot springs and massage areas we offer public night bathing from 1:00 am to 3:00 am reservations are required and can be made online at www.nightbaths.esalen org reservations are non-refundable and non-transferable during the winter months same-day booking applies online reservations are available for booking at 9:00 am based on weather the hot springs may be closed during public holidays and some esalen events we do not accept large group reservations additional classes esalen offers a daily schedule of free classes open to all guests offerings can include yoga chanting meditation free-form dance and more we also host visiting scholars and teachers who interface with the esalen community in many ways including wednesday evening discussions farm garden personal retreat and a time to reflect this is a special opportunity to spend time at esalen without enrolling in a specific workshop 2 hot springs esalen is the steward of a natural hot springs overlooking the pacific ocean the hot springs is a source of relaxation and healing for those who esalen’s five-acre farm garden produces hundreds of varieties of vegetables many of which are used to feed esalen guests and residents guests may volunteer with the farm