Esalen Live!

Esalen Live! is a series of socially conscious and interactive interviews hosted by Esalen faculty member Christine Chen, an award-winning journalist, best-selling yoga book author, and master yoga teacher and trainer. The show features immersive talks and experiences with our dynamic faculty and expertise from special guests passionate about exploring human potential. Anyone can join the conversation online, ask questions during the live interview, and connect with others in the community. You can find all shows posted on Facebook or YouTube at @esaleninstitute.

Christine also hosts Esalen Presents, a special showcase on Instagram for our teachers and artists-in-residence, plus humans who light up the world. They share their knowledge and artistry on @esalen IGTV.

Yoga for the Here and Now with Ulrika Engman

August 10, 2021
Esalen Live!

What is yoga's potential for our healing future? Esalen Live! host Christine Chen chats with Ulrika Engman, the founder of Yoga Journeys about practicing yoga in today's changing social landscape. Engman shares a mudra and meditative moment for greater connection, too.

Engman's September 2021 workshops are Yoga for the Here and Now and Stoking the Energetic Fire.

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The Enneagram, Social Justice, and Racial Healing with Dr. Deborah Egerton

July 27, 2021
Esalen Live!

If you apply the theory of personality, you may be able to do more profound inner work and make a bigger impact on the world. Dr. Deborah Egerton — "Dr. E" — joins Christine Chen on Esalen Live! to help us understand change through the lens of the enneagram.

Her workshop is a brand new event at Esalen - August 15-20, 2021.

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Savoring Life Through the Radiance Sutras with Lorin Roche & Camille Maurine

July 20, 2021
Esalen Live!

Explore your own body as a house for the elements and your breath as a container for infinite freedom. Meditation and movement masters Lorin Roche and Camille Maurine help us experiment with two of the radiance sutras to fall in love with meditation and life.

Their upcoming workshop: Wild Serenity, At Play with the Radiance Sutras, August 16-20, 2021.

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Unlock Your Right Brain & Your Potential

July 13, 2021
Esalen Live!

Learn what holds you back with Bill Donius, author of the New York Times bestseller Thought Revolution. He joins Christine Chen on Esalen Live! to explain how we can break through self-limiting patterns to live a more creative, productive, and happy life. Get a pen and paper for an exercise with your dominant and non-dominant hands to experience a personal revelation.

Bill has two on campus workshops coming up: August 13–15 (remaining space is limited) or August 20-22.

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Beginning September 3, 2021 all guests will be required to provide proof of vaccination upon arrival. Please review our updated COVID safety guidelines.