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Char Pias

Char Pias

Char Pias,
a member of the Esalen massage staff since 1980, teaches internationally, focusing on bodywork's energetic, emotional, and spiritual aspect. She is a Reiki teacher, a Circle of Life facilitator/coach, and a licensed graduate of The Center for Spiritual Healing.

Connection through Touch: Esalen® Massage for Couples

Apr 05 - 07, 2019 Begins in 2 weeks
with Char Pias & Oliver Bailey

This program is specifically designed to enhance the quality and experience in loving relationships through the sense of touch. Remaining aware of self while giving attention to another is a foundational practice for all flourishing sustainable relationships, and especially important in giving and receiving Esalen Massage.

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A Weekend of Advanced Esalen Massage®

May 03 - 05, 2019 Begins in 1 month
with Jessica Fagan & Char Pias

This weekend provides practitioners with the opportunity to up-level their current massage practice. Experienced Esalen Massage and Bodywork practitioners will offer unique explorations in the practices of gentle extensions and dynamic mobilization, along with soft and deep tissue release work. Range of motion and passive release techniques will also be brought onto the table, creating an atmosphere of innovation and exploration.

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An Introduction to Esalen Massage®

Nov 10 - 15, 2019 Begins in 7 months
with Char Pias & Robin Fann-Costanzo

This workshop is a wonderful opportunity for you to enjoy the beauty of Big Sur and the healing waters of the Esalen hot springs, while gaining a foundation in the art and practice of Esalen Massage. During the week, participants will be taught massage methods that address the whole body: Esalen’s signature long flowing strokes that support feelings of wholeness, connection and integration; passive joint movement; and a variety of techniques to work with the major muscle groups of the body.

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