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Char Pias

Char Pias

Char Pias,
a member of the Esalen massage staff since 1980, teaches internationally, focusing on bodywork's energetic, emotional, and spiritual aspect. She is a Reiki teacher, a Circle of Life facilitator/coach, and a licensed graduate of The Center for Spiritual Healing.

Weekend Esalen® Massage Intensive

Jan 20 - 22, 2017 Begins this weekend
with Char Pias & Robin Fann-Costanzo

This weekend offers the opportunity to replenish spirit and reconnect to the healing power of nature, while learning how to give an effective and pleasurable Esalen Massage.


Esalen® Massage and Komyo Reiki Kai (Reiki)

Apr 30 - May 05, 2017 Begins in 3 months
with Char Pias & Silvia Guersenzvaig

Char Pias and Silvia Guersenzvaig invite you to participate in a five-day journey to renew your body, mind, and spirit. Silvia says, “The interface of Reiki and Esalen Massage is best described as the dance between form, energy, structure, and soul.” With its nurturing contact, long integrating strokes, and passive rotations, Esalen Massage provides a state of deep relaxation. Through brief lectures and supervised hands-on practice, we will focus on common areas of tension, while addressing posture, breath, and intention, providing a continuous experience of presence and healing.



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