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


Dacher Keltner

Dacher Keltner

Dacher Keltner, PhD,
is a professor of psychology at UC Berkeley, a founder and director of the Greater Good Science Center, and author of Born to Be Good and The Compassionate Instinct, among other books. His work has appeared in The New York Times Magazine, The London Times, Utne Reader, and elsewhere.

The Art and Science of Mindfulness, Compassion and Awe

Aug 11 - 16, 2019 Begins in 3 months
with Shauna Shapiro, Daniel Siegel, Dacher Keltner, Amishi Jha & Mollie McNeil

This workshop brings together a team of internationally recognized scientists, meditation teachers and clinicians to deepen our understanding of how to live a meaningful, healthy and joyful life. Weaving together ancient wisdom traditions with modern neuroscience, we’ll explore the transformative effects of meditative practices. We will show you simple yet potent meditation practices, including mindfulness meditation, compassion practices, mindful movement and experiential exercises.



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