Embody the Goddess: Transformation Through Movement, Sound and Breath
July 9–11, 2021
July 9, 2021
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July 11, 2021
with Shamini Jain and Kirti Srivastava
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Are you ready to become your most inspirational and co-creative self, and bring forth the Divine Feminine in your fullest expression?

Through guided exercises in vocal expression, movement, and breathwork, combined with Eastern spiritual practices of mudra, mantra meditation, and devotional dance, you will learn how to:

  • Connect with the goddess and her many qualities to empower your spiritual development and unleash your soul’s vibratory purpose
  • Improvise more easily with words, sound, and movement
  • Explore elemental energies through the chakras, to integrate and transform places of disconnect into a sense of union
  • Invoke various forms of the tantric goddess through mantra, mudra, meditation, and other simple exercises to empower your healing and the healing of others

This workshop is open and applicable to all ages, abilities and gender! Come liberate yourself in community.

Shamini Jain

Shamini Jain

Shamini Jain, PhD, is the founder and CEO of the nonprofit Consciousness and Healing Initiative (CHI) and Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at UC San Diego. Shamini integrates clinical psychology, psychoneuroimmunology, vocal performance, and East Indian spiritual practice to teach others how they can best heal themselves and live joyful, meaningful lives.

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Kirti Srivastava

Kirti Srivastava

Kirti Srivastava builds connections between the arts and healing to provide a holistic approach to honoring the whole being in all areas of life in order to heal, grow, and expand.

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Workshop Schedule

Fri 8:30 pm – 10:00 pm
Sat 9:30 am – 12:45 pm
Sat 3:15 pm – 6:30 pm
Sun 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

More activities can be found on our open class schedule.

See general schedule information including arrival, departure and meal times.

Accommodations & Tuition

Click Register Now to view availability of accommodations and all-inclusive, program-specific tuition. Please note that not all accommodation levels are available for every workshop and additional faculty fees may apply.

Accommodations & Tuition

For this workshop, you will register and pay for accommodations and tuition in two separate steps.

First, sign up and pay tuition directly to

Second, click Book Accommodations from this page and enter the password to complete your reservation to stay at Esalen.

Prices for accommodations include your lodging, meals, open classes, and use of the baths and other facilities. View partner program accommodations pricing.

COVID Update

In addition to proof of vaccination, all guests and faculty must provide proof of negative test results at time of check-in. Please read our current COVID safety guidelines for complete details prior to booking your stay.

COVID Update

Effective January 7, 2022 in response to the rapid spread of the new Omicron variant, all guests and faculty will provide proof of negative PCR, NAAT, or antigen test results at time of check-in. The test must be taken within 72 hours nd results must come from a laboratory or healthcare provider.Please read our updated COVID safety guidelines prior to booking your stay.

COVID Update

Effective December 15 in accordance with new guidance from Governor Gavin Newsom and the California Department of Health, all guests, students, staff, residents, and faculty are required to wear masks in all indoor public settings, irrespective of vaccine status, for the next four weeks (December 15, 2021 through January 15, 2022). Please read our updated COVID safety guidelines prior to booking your stay.

COVID Update

Effective November 19, 2021, in accordance with new guidance from the Monterey County Board of Supervisors, all guests, students, staff, residents, and faculty are no longer required to wear masks indoors on campus. Please read our updated COVID safety guidelines prior to booking your stay.

COVID Update

Starting November 5, 2021, due to substantial levels of COVID-19 transmission in Monterey County, a mask mandate established by the Monterey County Board of Supervisors will go into effect. Please read our COVID safety guidelines prior to booking your stay.

COVID Update

All guests will be required to provide proof of vaccination upon arrival starting September 3, 2021. Please read our COVID safety guidelines prior to booking your stay.

COVID Update

Masks are no longer mandated indoors or outdoors, except during massage sessions. Guests are not required to provide testing or vaccination verification before arriving on campus. Please read our COVID safety guidelines prior to booking your stay.

All-inclusive Pricing
  • Standard Single Occupancy: $1960.00
  • Standard Room: $2560.00
  • Standard Room Two Beds: $2560.00
  • Premium Room: $2875.00
  • Premium Plus Room: $3760.00
  • Point House Suite: $4960.00
  • Point House Plus Suite: $5560.00
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