Learn from Esalen's healing arts leaders with new 250-Hour Level III training beginning May 6.


Peggy Horan

Peggy Horan

Peggy Horan
has been practicing and teaching massage at Esalen for more than 40 years. She has also been involved in childbirth education and practiced midwifery in Big Sur since 2003. Peggy is the author of the book Connecting Through Touch.

250-Hour Level III Esalen Massage® Training

May 06 - Jun 17, 2018 Begins in 1 week
with Peggy Horan, Rob Wilks, Jessica Fagan & Deborah Anne Medow

This 250-hour Level III Esalen Massage® program is designed to broaden and deepen your experience with Esalen Massage. Faculty will introduce advanced Esalen Massage skills, including further exploration of range of motion and gentle stretching, fine-tuning transitions/integration, and working in counterpoint: two hands harmonically interdependent, yet independent in rhythm, contour, pressure, and location. Additionally, you will have the opportunity to develop the following skills:
· How to work with special populations
· Pregnant clients
· Seniors


Esalen Massage® Teacher Training Module One

Oct 21 - Nov 02, 2018 Begins in 5 months
with Perry Holloman & Peggy Horan

Today, Esalen Massage is practiced internationally and renowned for its long, flowing strokes inspired by the ocean waves audible from the Esalen baths. Now for the first time, we’re offering a comprehensive teacher training program in Esalen’s unique form of massage. If you love massage, bodywork, and the healing arts, and you’re practicing Esalen Massage, we invite you to become part of a growing community of leading-edge teachers aligned with Esalen’s mission to help facilitate individual and collective transformation.



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