The Esalen Inspirational Film Festival kicks off April 28. Limited space still available.


Ongoing Residence Program

From January through April, the Ongoing Residence Program is limited to a few select individuals who would like to immerse themselves in a series of Esalen workshops and personal retreats over 26 days (four 5-day workshops and three weekends in between).

Ongoing Residence Program participants may select any available five-day workshop offered during their stay, with weekends open for Personal Retreat or weekend workshops (for an additional $150 fee). Occasionally workshops are canceled; second choices are advised.

The discounted cost for these four workshops and three retreats is:

  • Standard accommodations (shared), $6210
  • Premium single, $12,338

Your all-inclusive fee allows for two scheduling changes during your voyage of self-discovery; after that they are on you ($75/per adjustment).

If you cancel or change any part of your Residence Program reservation at least seven full days before its start, a $150 cancellation fee applies. If you cancel with less than seven days' notice, the cancellation fee is $330.

To Apply

Call 1-888-8-ESALEN (888-837-2536). International callers may call 703-342-0500 for more information. Please note that Residence Programs must be reserved well in advance to ensure accommodations are available.


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