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


Rik Isensee

Rik Isensee

Rik Isensee, LCSW,
practices psychotherapy in San Francisco, Calif. He is the author of three self-help books for gay men, plus the mindfulness guide, Shift Your Mood. He is an accredited mindfulness teacher through The Mindfulness Training Institute.

Gay Men Thriving in Love and Sex through Mindfulness

Jun 10 - 12, 2016 Begins in 2 weeks
with Rik Isensee & James Guay

Gay men have been at the forefront of sexual liberation, countering homophobia, and expanding the boundaries of sexuality and intimacy. Yet, many gay men sense there is something missing in their sexual and emotional relationships. How do we create or maintain the aliveness of a thriving sexuality, while at the same time being conscious of our choices, mindful of their effects, and kind to each other in the process?



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