Travel Advisory

Due to heavy rains in the area, please check road conditions before traveling to Big Sur.


John Smith

John Smith

has been writing heartfelt songs for more than 30 years. He's won national awards and contests, was a staff songwriter in Nashville, and has recorded 8 CDs. He's taught songwriting workshops nationwide, and has been featured on NPR's “New Dimensions.”

No workshops for this leader.

It looks like we don't have any upcoming workshops scheduled for this leader.


We offer a rich and varied integral learning environment devoted to cultivating deep change in self and society.


Experience twenty-seven acres of Pacific coastline paradise.


Make a difference and leave a legacy by becoming a Friend of Esalen.


A global network of seekers devoted to the belief that we are all capable of the extraordinary.