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Daniela Urbassek

Daniela Urbassek
is a longtime member of the Esalen massage staff. Her work is strongly influenced by her studies in craniosacral work, movement, yoga, and dance.

250-hour Esalen Massage® Certification Program

Feb 08 - Mar 22, 2019 Begins in 3 weeks
with Deborah Anne Medow, Robin Fann-Costanzo, Dean Marson, Peggy Horan, Vicki Topp & Daniela Urbassek

This 250-hour massage certification course is designed for those who plan to professionally practice massage, or to combine Esalen Massage skills with another body-mind discipline. It will provide an in-depth experience of bodywork as an aspect of transpersonal growth, reflecting the rich history of the Esalen approach: an interweaving of disciplines focused on the integration of body, mind and spirit.



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