Esalen Emergency Closure Relief Fund

 Esalen to reopen June 9. Support us during our closure with our Emergency Closure Relief Fund.


What Others Are Saying About ILP

“These skills have changed who I am as a human being. I went on a life chaning journey to know myself better and I have emerged a more thoughtful, compassionate and stable human being. I will take these skills with me in every conversation and in every attempt and endeavor to heal the world…I belive this leadership program, along with every moment spent being integrated into the world of Esalen, has prepared me to be a more enlightened being."
— Savannah Krueger

“I feel that I have found a bit of Esalen in me—and I will carry it with me wherever I go."
— Emma Leiken, Oberlin College

“If leaders don’t maintain harmony with the planet we will degrade and destroy it…As a leader, I will bring my love of nature with me."
— Luke Buchanan, University of Hawai’i

“When I discovered the Integral Leadership Program I knew I had to do it. I believe the best leaders are those who understand themselves, who listen to their hearts, who are compassionate and who are guided by noble values that benefit the greater good. I am on a quest to becomes this kind of leader."
— May Lam, Harvard Business School, Columbia University

I associated cold and stern with powerful and strong. At Esalen, over the course of the ILP month I saw how empowering sharing both my heart and mind in the workplace could be."
— Cathy della Cruz

"I've finally begun to see personal work as a means for imagining a freer world."
— Erica Detemmerman

“By allowing [space for] emotions, there is room for passion and excitement which can fuel productivity and innovation.”
— Luke Buchanan, University of Hawai’i

“The best thing about Esalen is that it provided me with the space and security to ask myself questions that I would never have thought of and I think I am a better listener now.”
— Georgia Sutter, Cal Poly State University


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