has been a teacher and practitioner of Esalen® Massage, Deep Bodywork, and body-oriented approaches to Gestalt work for more than 20 years. He teaches in the US, Asia, and Europe, and makes his home in Big Sur, Calif.
“In our previous classes, we’ve focused on teaching the practice of Deep Bodywork for specific segments of the body,” write the leaders. “In this seminar, we will focus on giving a full body massage, and integrating Deep Bodywork into the session as a whole. We will show you how to apply deep work on both sides of the body while maintaining the flowing, integrative quality which is the signature of Esalen Massage.
The Healing Art of Deep Bodywork: Thoracic Outlet Syndrome and Disorders of the Temporo-Mandibular Joint
There is growing demand for massage practitioners who have mastered the art of moving deeply into the body with skill and sensitivity. The capacity of Deep Bodywork to alleviate acute and chronic pain has made it an indispensable tool in treating difficult conditions such as thoracic-outlet syndrome and disorders of the temporo-mandibular joint.
Esalen offers three levels of basic massage certification: For those already certified in massage by a state-approved school, the 100-hour course provides a certificate in Esalen Massage. The 250-hour Esalen Massage Certification Course meets all core requirements of the CAMTC in California to become a Certified Massage Practitioner. Many of Esalen’s weekend and five-day workshops qualify for follow-up education credit, and can fulfill the requirements for the CAMTC 500-hour Certified Massage Therapist designation.
Esalen offers two levels of basic certification in massage: For those already certified in massage by a state-approved school, the 100-Hour Esalen® Massage Certification Program provides all instruction required to earn an Esalen Massage Certification. The following 250-hour Esalen® Massage Certification program meets all core requirements of the CAMTC in California. In both cases, many of Esalen’s weekend and five-day workshops qualify for follow-up continuing education credit.