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Carl Swanson

Carl Swanson

Carl Swanson
is a full-time Esalen® Massage practitioner/instructor and a yoga instructor. In addition to being a member of the Esalen massage crew, he has been teaching weekly yoga classes in the Esalen Movement Program since 2004. He teaches massage and yoga workshops at Esalen and abroad.

Current Trends in Esalen® Massage and Bodywork

Oct 31 - Nov 02 Begins in 1 week
with Carl Swanson & Vicki Topp

This workshop is an invitation to explore and experience current trends in Esalen Massage and Bodywork. During the weekend, attention will be focused on various ways to accomplish the following:
· Sensitively and comfortably work at deep levels
· Utilize both active and passive movement to enhance effectiveness
· Develop a deeper understanding of the terms listening, balance, and integration

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Massage Retreat for Couples   

Mar 18 - 20 Begins in 4 months
with Carl Swanson & Laurie Lioness Parizek

This workshop is designed for loving partners who wish to bring the nurturing practice of massage into their daily lives and spend special time together, cradled in the beauty and intensity of the Big Sur coast. It is also for couples who want to deepen already existing skills and for those who want to create more time in their lives for healing and intimacy.

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Esalen® Massage for Couples, Friends or Family Members

May 08 - 10 Begins in 6 months
with Carl Swanson & Vicki Topp

Come with your partner to discover the movements and creative, loving connections available to your relationship through Esalen Massage. This workshop provides a safe and supportive environment for you to explore and connect, to enhance sensitivity, and to reawaken intimate touch. The fundamental elements of Esalen Massage, such as breath awareness, quality of touch, and long integrative body strokes, will be combined with creative stretches and table movements, to support partners in giving and receiving a pleasurable full body massage.

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