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Nora Matten

Nora Matten

Nora Matten
is a member of the Esalen Massage crew and an Esalen® Massage teacher. As part of the Esalen Movement staff, she teaches dance and yoga. Her work draws on Forrest yoga, Soul Motion, vipassana meditation, Gestalt Awareness Practice, and the Diamond Approach, among others modalities.

Esalen® Massage and Meditation

Sep 02 - 07, 2018 Begins in 5 months
with Oliver Bailey & Nora Matten

Esalen Massage is a moving meditation, a practice in presence and mindfulness, and a loving healing art. When practiced with focused attention, massage comes from a deep, quiet place that resides inside each of us. The practice of meditation can help access the parasympathetic nervous system, where healing originates. As we give a massage, this healing state of mind can permeate the field that practitioner and receiver create together.



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