Esalen Institute

The motivational speaker and author of Thriving Through Uncertainty shares a letter that she wrote to herself about how to move past her anxiety and doubts—and go for what she wants.
For those of you who do not already know, the Esalen Institute in Big Sur, California is home to a truly unique, magical
For more information, visit www.Samata.com I spoke with Larry and here's what he had to say about teaching at Esalen: Doctor
The main tool that I am living and sharing is authenticity. Which is why I love what Esalen has created in melding intellectual, physical and spiritual practices.
The countless hours he spent nurturing, noodling, editing, and revising I can only hope to pay forward and make resonant for those younger and with less experience.
What do those two events -- a poll of religious identification and the climax of an iconic period drama -- have in common? In a very real sense, that last glimpse of Don prefigures the rise of the SBNRs.
As I currently reside in a community where most inhabitants think that Heidegger is a cold press juicer, imagine my joy last Saturday evening at Esalen when I found myself breaking wheat bread with two of America's greatest living philosophers and intellectuals, Michael Murphy and Sam Keen!
You could read the Esalen catalog forwards and backwards one hundred times and still only get the faintest glimpse of the magic that occurs there.
In the interceding years (since 1999), I have done ceremonies for "hatching, matching and dispatching" for hundreds of families
Revealing to people that I was going to be silent for five days inspired all sorts of responses. They were even more baffled when I clarified that I would do so alone, over New Year's Eve and my birthday.
When we search out and discover the authentic meaning of our existence and our experiences, we learn that life doesn't just happen to us. We happen to life; and we make it meaningful.
With wellness travel gaining popularity (it's already been labeled a major tourism trend of 2013), destination yoga retreats
For 25 years, Leslie Cerier, aka The Organic Gourmet, has been teaching the art of healthy cooking at some of the finest eco-lifestyle centers and spas in the world. I sat down with Leslie recently to find out her latest advice on eating for sustenance and sustainability.
David Price, the son of the late Richard Price and a former general manager of the institute, is one of many Esalen veterans
Persuaded to move there by Greek artist Jean Varda, Miller initially stayed as a house guest of novelist Lynda Sargent at
I won't go on about internal shifts, but I have come to realize that's it's best to get out of your own way -- which I'll do right now. Take note of some of the great discoveries that came my way in 2010.
Get away from your world and closer to your goals Going on a retreat naturally removes you from thoughts of what you should
As a practicing vegetarian and occasional pescadarian, I can't imagine that any meal suited to my dietary tastes would be