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Play/Work/Learn/Grow at Esalen for 28 days - Ensemble Theater Work Study month begins 8/3 

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Lucia Horan

Lucia Horan

Lucia Horan
was born into the family of the 5Rhythms® and raised at Esalen Institute. She became a 5Rhythms® teacher in 1997, is now internationally recognized, and a current faculty member of Gabrielle Roth’s Moving Center School, NY.

5Rhythms®: A Graceful Journey

Aug 17 - 22 Begins in 2 weeks
with Lucia Horan

Energy moves in waves. Waves move in rhythms. Rhythms move in patterns. Patterns move in cycles. A human being is just that. Nothing more. Nothing less. A Dance. – Gabrielle Roth
“Do you know where you land in the sacred map of beginning, middle, and end?” Lucia Horan asks. “Do you want to be fluid and graceful in the face of change? The 5Rhythms movement practice invites us to become agile creatures of the present moment.


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

Nov 21 - 23 Begins in 3 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®: Connections

Nov 23 - 28 Begins in 3 months
with Lucia Horan

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



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