Esalen is open!

Starting Friday May 17 at 6:30 a.m., Highway 1 north of Esalen will reopen with the use of a 24/7 signalized traffic control, providing unrestricted public access with one-way alternating traffic in both the north and southbound directions. Please plan travel accordingly to accommodate a brief delay of up to 10-15 minutes at the traffic control site.

Highway 1 south of Esalen remains closed. Guests traveling from points south of us, please take the alternate route through Monterey.

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Due to road closures along Highway 1 to our north and south, Esalen is closed through April 11.
Esalen Institute is open! However, Highway 1 to the south is closed — please review the alternate route directions.

Esalen opens May 3, 2024

Visitors are now able to access Esalen as well as other businesses and trails in northern Big Sur via twice-daily convoys on Highway 1 operated by Caltrans.

Convoys run only at 7:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. each day. These are the only opportunities to travel into and out of Big Sur, so visitors must plan accordingly.

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Sadia Bruce

Sadia Bruce combines her expertise in breath-based movement, her reverence for the human experience, and her energetic gifts to guide you to an electrifying experience of your own embodiment. She teaches and practices yoga in the tradition of Krishnamacharya as transmitted by Desikachar, but draws on an array of modalities to share an understanding of embodied movement that is integrative and vitalizing. With over 20 years of teaching experience across disciplines and contexts and over 15 years of dedicated yoga practice, Sadia endeavors to create energized, radically inclusive learning environments that are guided by breath and driven by inquiry.

Combining her expertise in breath-centered, therapeutic yoga, her reverence for ecology, her energetic gifts and an understanding of practice as ritual and portal, Sadia guides you to and through a quietly electrifying experience of your own embodiment that frees your energy and ignites your spirit.

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Sadia Bruce

Sadia Bruce combines her expertise in breath-based movement, her reverence for the human experience, and her energetic gifts to guide you to an electrifying experience of your own embodiment. She teaches and practices yoga in the tradition of Krishnamacharya as transmitted by Desikachar, but draws on an array of modalities to share an understanding of embodied movement that is integrative and vitalizing. With over 20 years of teaching experience across disciplines and contexts and over 15 years of dedicated yoga practice, Sadia endeavors to create energized, radically inclusive learning environments that are guided by breath and driven by inquiry.

Combining her expertise in breath-centered, therapeutic yoga, her reverence for ecology, her energetic gifts and an understanding of practice as ritual and portal, Sadia guides you to and through a quietly electrifying experience of your own embodiment that frees your energy and ignites your spirit.

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