Esalen Live!

Esalen Live! is a series of socially conscious and interactive interviews hosted by Esalen faculty member Christine Chen, an award-winning journalist, best-selling yoga book author, and master yoga teacher and trainer. The show features immersive talks and experiences with our dynamic faculty and expertise from special guests passionate about exploring human potential. Anyone can join the conversation online, ask questions during the live interview, and connect with others in the community. You can find all shows posted on Facebook or YouTube at @esaleninstitute.

Christine also hosts Esalen Presents, a special showcase on Instagram for our teachers and artists-in-residence, plus humans who light up the world. They share their knowledge and artistry on @esalen IGTV.

Navigate Your Soul Path through Music with East Forest

October 12, 2021
Esalen Live!

You know East Forest through his spiritual, mystical, and soul-driven music creations and collaborations with DJ Drez, Ram Dass, and more. East Forest joined Christine Chen on Esalen Live! to talk about music, your soul path, internal work, and our collective compass.

He will co-lead a workshop with Marisa Radha Weppner at Esalen on November 12-15, 2021.

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Nature's Altars: Create Healing from Earth with Day Schildkret

October 5, 2021
Esalen Live!

Make sense of this chaos by slowing down, listening deeply, and collaborating with the living world. Internationally renowned author and artist Day Schildkret of Morning Altars joins Christine Chen on Esalen Live! with an exploration of nature, art, and ritual to transform, heal, and make meaning from this time.

You can also sign up for Schildkret's in-person workshop at Esalen, happening October 29-31, 2021.

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Secrets to Great Relationships with Linda & Charlie Bloom

September 28, 2021
Esalen Live!

The biggest mistake that many people make is not in expecting too much from their relationships, but in desiring too little. Learn the difference between an arrangement and a true partnership to bring greater joy and enduring love into your relationships for couples and as individuals. Linda and Charlie Bloom join Christine Chen on Esalen Live! to share a peek at the philosophy and practice.

Attend their in-person workshop on October 29-31, 2021.

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Five Elements of Yoga and Chinese Medicine for the Seasons with Jiling Lin

September 23, 2021
Esalen Live!

Let a practice of the elements come alive in your life! Five elements in yoga and five in Chinese medicine can intersect for personal healing and harmony. Jiling Lin, licensed acupuncturist, herbalist, and yoga teacher, joins Christine Chen on Esalen Live!

Sign up for the workshop, happening October 4-8, 2021.

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Effective October 29, 2021 in accordance with new guidance from the Monterey County Board of Supervisors, all guests, students, staff, residents, and faculty are required to wear masks in all public indoor spaces on campus if the county is still in high or substantial levels of transmission. This guidance includes people who are vaccinated. Please review our updated COVID safety guidelines.