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Fundamentals of Esalen Massage® Week of September 16-21, 2018

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Workshop Details

This workshop will introduce the core concepts of Esalen Massage. Through brief lectures and demonstrations, and with plenty of personal supervision of hands-on work, the workshop will present essential tools and information, including the long, balancing strokes and gentle stretches that are the foundation of Esalen Massage. The principal elements of bodywork, including breath and sensory awareness practices, grounding, movement, and quality of contact will also be introduced and practiced, creating a firm foundation for learning massage. This workshop is also useful for those in the helping and healing professions in working with their clients and patients.
Come prepared to enjoy the healing waters of the natural hot springs and the magical beauty of the Esalen grounds. All levels of experience are welcome.
CE credit for massage;
CE credit for nurses;


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