In the rich tradition of Esalen as a growing-edge forum for human potential, Hala Khouri and Julian Walker present this transformative and integrative journey into the possibilities of twenty-first century spirituality. The workshop will include morning meditation, yoga, ecstatic dance classes, and afternoon information sessions to create context for the experiential practices. We will explore somatic psychology and neuroscience to deepen and accelerate growth and healing, and discover an energetic map of the mind-body connection that brings the chakra system alive as a powerful tool for self-awareness.
Hala and Julian are a dynamic pair. Each offers a distinct style of teaching and sharing to create a well-rounded workshop that is nurturing and grounded as well as ecstatic and unique. The ecstatic poetry of Rumi, Kabir, Hafez, Mirabai, Lala, and Walt Whitman, as well as luminous wisdom from the newly translated tantric text, The Radiance Sutra, will light the way. Techniques from Somatic Experiencing and depth psychology perspectives also will guide the process. Please bring a yoga mat.