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239 Workshops Found (1 - 42)
Heart to Heart: 5Rhythms® Heartbeat and Buddhist Heart Practice
Love is not a mood, but a dynamic way of being. – Gabrielle Roth
Work Study - Relational Leadership: Building a Radically Engaged Culture
This program is part of our Integral Leadership Summer Series.
Behind the Mask, Beneath the Ego: 5Rhythms® and FaustWork® Mask Theater
The mask is a powerful tool for transformation.
Being Present in the Body: Using Mindfulness to Work with Trauma
Our desire to be happy is our most basic urge, but physical or emotional trauma can get in the way.
Changes and Transitions in Your 30s and 40s: How to Stay True to Yourself
Every age and stage of life brings changes and transitions – some by choice and some not.
Herbs for Restoration and Relaxation
The plant world holds many tools for supporting peace, resiliency, and vitality for those of us who live intense or busy lives.
Mindfulness in Deep Relationship: Savoring the Sources of Nourishment
This retreat invites participants to open to their most elemental relationship, that which exists between the body, mind, and the natural world as
Experiencing the Esalen Farm & Garden
For more than forty years, the Esalen Farm & Garden has provided a holistic model of food security and sustainability—producing food that susta
God, Sex and the Body
God, Sex and the Body is and always will be a profound and integral part of the 5Rhythms® curriculum.
Inner Power Qigong: The 9 Phases of Qi Cultivation and Mastery
Health, well-being, and longevity can be achieved through cultivating and mastering qi.
Simply Wild: Experiencing Nature
I do know how to pay attention,
how to fall down into the grass,
how to kneel down in the grass,
The Painting Process Rediscovered: The Magic of Spontaneous Expression
For many of us, it is difficult to simply let go and create. Programmed to fear being judged, we set narrow boundaries on our creativity.
Inspired by Big Sur's wild nature and the heartfelt path of fatherhood, this family workshop will be a weekend of laughter, exploration, and connec
Enjoying Meditation: Returning to Ease
Discover how something as simple as surrendering all resistance in meditation can open us to the peace and joy that lie within.
Fail Fast, Fail Often! Creating a Life of Passionate Action
Joyous and successful people spend less time planning and more time acting.
Practical Intuition: Full Effectiveness Living
You cannot divide the material and the spiritual world.
The Five Longings: What We’ve Always Wanted and Already Have
“There are five longings we all have: love, meaning, freedom, happiness, and growth,”
Embodied Intimacy: Neurobiological-Gestalt FST Integration of Couples and Sex Therapy
Embodied intimacy is the body-to-body intersubjective connection between parent and infant that shapes the brain and grows secure children, underli
Esalen's 13th Annual Yoga Festival: Summer Solstice Sadhana
Since ancient times, solstices and equinoxes have been essential and sacred points in the year to honor the flow of life on earth.
Hold Me Tight Workshop for Couples
The Hold Me Tight Workshop for Couples is based on practices drawn from Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT), attachment theory, and Sue Johnson’s bes
The Kindred workshop is all about relationships: Are we going to use this relationship to awaken together?
Men's Renewal Weekend
For men, it can be challenging to find the time and space to renew ourselves, and to find a supportive company of other men who are willing to live
Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction
The impact of stress on health is well recognized.
Strengthening the Heart through Compassion
Experience a weekend immersion in compassion cultivation, based on the Stanford Compassion Training program developed by psychologists, scientists,
Writers take over the entire Esalen campus during this annual workshop organized by best-selling author, Cheryl Strayed.
Esalen Midsummer Festival Time to Reflect
Join us for a holiday weekend full of friends, families, fun, music, and good food!
The Magical Family
The gorgeous Esalen gardens are home base for this weekend of play, creativity, and celebration.
EFT for Physical and Emotional Healing
More than 10 million people today use EFT (Emotional Freedom Techniques) for both mental and emotional health.
Intermediate Yoga Practice Intensive: Affirm Your Freedom!
Join Noah Mazé for a week of yogic practices, community, nature, contemplation, and celebration of our freedom over this July 4th week.
Legacy Group - Path of the Liberated Leader: Realizing Authentic Vision and Living Purpose
This program is part of Esalen's Integral Leadership Summer Series.
Mindful Education Teacher Training
Schools around the world are turning to mindfulness and social-emotional learning as an antidote for rising stress, emotional dysregulation, and at
The Nature of Movement: Embodiment and the Wilds
Throughout the ages and across cultural traditions, nature has inspired the human spirit.
Tuning Your Instrument: The Buddha, the Brain, and Bach
Join us for an exploration of the benefits of practice from three distinct, intertwined perspectives.
Work Study - High Performance Leadership: How to Unleash Your Full Potential
This program is part of our Integral Leadership Program Summer Leadership Series.
A Call for Gay Heroes
What does it mean to be a hero—to live heroically—in these times?
From Physical to Subtle Body: Strong Medicine for Your Whole Being
Self-love is an architectural feat.
There are shortcuts to happiness, and dancing is one of them. –Vicki Baum
Bringing Cultures Together in Search of Peace and Love: A Film Seminar
For peace, one must remember: As a bird cannot fly with one wing, as a man cannot applaud with one hand, so a country cannot make peace just with o
Mindfulness as a Wisdom Practice
Mindfulness teachings often isolate the practice from larger cultural, spiritual, and expressive contexts.
Not For the Feint of Heart: Be Bold in Your Personal Growth
If you’re “feint of heart,” you avoid confronting the emotional injuries or habits that prevent you from enjoying life to the fullest.
Stealing Fire: The Secret Revolution in Human Possibility
There’s a revolution happening right now and it’s hiding in plain sight.
Arrive Already Loved: Creating Sacred Attachment with Yourself in the Here and Now
"Many people ask me how to have a fair shot at developing a healthy relationship with another human being," writes Mariah Fenton Gladis.