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Oliver Bailey

Oliver Bailey

Oliver Bailey
is a practitioner and instructor of Esalen® Massage. His background includes training in Gestalt Practice, neurolinguistic programming, intuitive work, and meditation.

The Art of Essential Touch: An Esalen® Massage Retreat

Jul 27 - Aug 01 Begins in 17 hours
with Ellen Watson & Oliver Bailey

Ellen writes, "Esalen Massage is a healing art form that has been evolving over the past fifty years at the Esalen baths. Influenced by the rhythms of the Pacific Ocean, this form of touch engages all the senses and offers deep release and relaxation to both giver and receiver. This workshop invites participants to explore the world of essential touch through the gentle guidance of teachers who have many years of experience.


Esalen® Massage Workshop for Couples

Oct 10 - 12 Begins in 2 months
with Nora Matten & Oliver Bailey

Discover the art of touching with presence, sensitivity, and listening hands. Experience the pleasure of cultivating a practice of loving, non-sexual touch in your relationship. A present, attuned, and tender touch can do wonders for any relationship by easing stress, releasing tension, and supporting connection and intimacy.


Massage for Couples

Dec 26 - 28 Begins in 5 months
with Char Pias & Oliver Bailey

Give your significant other or good friend a wonderful holiday gift of touch. Enjoy the serene beauty of Big Sur as you and your partner learn how to give one another an effective Esalen® Massage. A tender touch can do wonders for any relationship by easing stress, releasing tension, and deepening nonverbal communication skills. The workshop focuses on how to pay attention with heart and hands, ask for what you need, and take the time to truly nurture yourself and your partner.



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