Learn Esalen® Massage

Esalen offers an exciting array of opportunities for learning massage and healing arts through our accredited massage school, ranging from weekend workshops to 100- and 250-hour massage practitioner certification programs.

Receipt of this certificate guarantees that the stated level of training has been successfully achieved and the holder may now represent themself as an Esalen® Massage practitioner. Esalen cannot guarantee that this certificate is applicable in any country or area. You must check local licensing requirements. The 500-hour certificate is not currently available in its entirety at Esalen Institute.

Esalen Massage training programs are also offered at certain locations beyond our campus in Big Sur.

Contact massageschool@esalen.org for more information.

Esalen Institute is open!

However, Highway 1 south of Esalen is closed indefinitely. Don't let this stop you — there are other routes to reach us. Please review these alternate route driving directions and allow for a little extra travel time while on your transformational and healing journey.

We look forward to welcoming you to Esalen.