Esalen Live!

Esalen Live! is a socially conscious and interactive livestream talk show featuring immersive talks and experiences with our dynamic faculty, plus, expertise from special guests passionate about exploring human potential. Anyone can join the conversation online, ask questions during the live interviews, and connect with others in the community. You can find all shows posted on Facebook or YouTube at @esaleninstitute.

Esalen Live! is hosted by Esalen faculty member Christine Chen, an award-winning journalist, best-selling yoga book author, and master yoga teacher and trainer. She is also the Chief Editor of our blog, The Journal.

What's Your Animal Story?

November 18, 2021
Esalen Live!

An animal image generated by the "better half" of your brain could tell you a story about what's holding you back. Bill Donius, best-selling author and longtime Esalen faculty, livestreams with Christine Chen on Esalen Live!, guiding us through a simple exercise on how we might unlock potential by using more of our right brains.

Donius leads his next Esalen workshop December 10–12, 2021.

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Wu Wei: Butterfly Teachings & Practices for Freedom with Chungliang "Al" Huang

October 19, 2021
Esalen Live!

One of our founding faculty members, Chungliang "Al" Huang, brings 55 years of teaching since the founding of Esalen to his interview on Esalen Live! Join host Christine Chen as he shares his unique ways of applying Taoist wisdom and Tai Ji to our current lives for transformation and freedom.

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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