Eric Maisel’s Deep Writing workshops are simple in structure and powerful in effect.
Activities & Events
- Deep WritingJun 02 - 07with Eric MaiselDeep Writing
- Hanna Somatics: Freeing the Wisdom of Your Somatic SelfJun 02 - 07with Eleanor Criswell Hanna
Hanna Somatics is a mind-body technique developed by Thomas Hanna that enables us to move toward greater mind-body integration, ease of movement, aHanna Somatics: Freeing the Wisdom of Your Somatic Self
- Raja Yoga: Unifying the Mind and HeartJun 02 - 07with Michele Hébert & Mehrad Nazari
The words for mind and heart are the same in many cultures.Raja Yoga: Unifying the Mind and Heart
- Sweet Mischief: A Lighthearted Path for Self-Realization and RestorationJun 02 - 07with David Schiffman
Step right up, step right in, come and enjoy the trouble you’re in. — Coyote Old ManSweet Mischief: A Lighthearted Path for Self-Realization and Restoration
- Experiencing the Esalen Farm and GardenJun 02 - 07with Farm and Garden Staff
For more than forty years, the Esalen Farm and Garden has provided a holistic model of food security and sustainability—producing food that sustainExperiencing the Esalen Farm and Garden
- The Relational Turn: The Practice of SustainabilityJun 02 - 07with Mark Fairfield, Cathe Carlson, Robert Kolodny, Leanne O'Shea, Margery Shelton & Deborah Ullman
Many practitioners, across a broad range of disciplines, carry a sense of impending ecological, economic, and social global crisis.The Relational Turn: The Practice of Sustainability
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"The possibilities of the human future lie beyond the power of our imagination. We suspect that our creative capacity, like that of the universe itself, is ultimately limitless."Michael Murphy, Esalen CTR Founder
On ancient ground, opening new horizons Pioneering Deep Change in Self & SocietyWe invite you to Discover Esalen
Esalen is more than a retreat center or an educational institute. Anchored by the inspiring beauty of Big Sur and an unparalleled intellectual history, Esalen is a world-wide network of seekers who look beyond dogma to explore deeper spiritual possibilities; forge new understandings of self and society; and pioneer new paths for change.
We offer over 500 workshops and programs per year devoted to cultivating deep change in self and society. Find a workshop below or explore Esalen's other learning opportunities.
Join Our Annual Benefit Weekend
Join us October 11-13 for our 12th annual benefit weekend. We are assembling a group of exceptional leaders and teachers who will help us reveal and embody our spiritual essence in pragmatic and tangible ways in business, in the arts and sciences, in community, and in other aspects of daily living. Additional activities include entertainment, music and movement, yoga and meditation classes, a Big Sur nature hike, a live auction, an opportunity to engage with other friends of Esalen, to have fun, relax, enjoy the baths, or just be... More Information ›