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Enjoy live music and dancing by the ocean at the annual Midsummer Festival, 7/2 at Esalen


Lucia Horan

Lucia Horan

Lucia Horan
has danced with Gabrielle Roth from the time of her birth, and was born and raised in the Esalen community. She has been teaching 5Rhythms® since 1998. She also teaches Buddhist dharma in the lineage of Noah Levine, Jack Kornfield, and the forest masters of Thailand.

5Rhythms®: Connections

Jul 31 - Aug 05, 2016 Begins in 2 months
with Lucia Horan

Invisible threads are the strongest ties. — Friedrich Nietzsche
What are the invisible threads that connect you in this life? In this workshop, we will use the map of the 5Rhythms to explore the connections we want most. By fostering the intimate union of breath and movement, we follow a path that leads us out of isolation and into connection.


5Rhythms® Moon Lodge: Honoring the Sacred Feminine

Aug 05 - 07, 2016 Begins in 2 months
with Lucia Horan

“Join us as we journey into the Moon Lodge, a weekend of tribal and ritual healing for women,” writes Lucia Horan. “How empowered are you as a woman navigating this world? What is your relationship to the feminine and her wisdom? If you’d like to explore these questions in a sacred, supportive way, here is your chance.


The Rhythms and Stories of Our Lives: 5Rhythms® and Motion Theater®

Nov 18 - 20, 2016 Begins in 5 months
with Lucia Horan & Davida Taurek

Movement is medicine. — Gabrielle Roth
Experience the freedom and transformative power of self-expression through the catalytic practices of the 5Rhythms and Motion Theater. Motion Theater, a form of improvised autobiographical storytelling grounded in a lively physicality, simultaneously functions as performance art, healing method, and spiritual practice. The 5Rhythms is a dynamic moving meditation practice that invites us to embody our psyche and awaken our soul.


5Rhythms®: Gateways

Nov 20 - 25, 2016 Begins in 5 months
with Lucia Horan

Come to dance and be danced! Move until you are moved. Dance until the dancer disappears and only the dance remains. - Gabrielle Roth
The gateway of the body is a powerful vessel that allows us to move and be moved. In a wild world of distraction, do you know how to find your way into focus and connection? The 5Rhythms teaches us skills and tools to use in our everyday life that help us facilitate this union. If we have the courage to move the body, the heart and mind can follow. Come open the gateway to your potential and see what is waiting for you on the other side.



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