Introduction to the Healing Art of Esalen® Massage

This programme is not currently scheduled.

For details of registration and programme start time see here.

Mika Oishi

Esalen® Massage is a unique form of bodywork developed at the Esalen Institute in Big Sur, California. Known for its long integrating strokes, this method creates an experience of deep relaxation, supporting the natural ability of body and mind to self-heal.

Esalen MassageAn overview of Esalen® Massage, enabling you to give a full body massage on completion of the course, will be complemented by daily meditation, yoga and other movement disciplines to experience the qualities of awareness and flowing presence central to this method.

This introductory week is suitable both for beginners wanting to deepen into the healing art of touch, as well as experienced bodyworkers interested in learning the Esalen approach.

A month-long programme Esalen Massage Certification Training will be offered at the Findhorn Foundation starting in April 2017.

Tiered price (click here for more information): £1080 / £850 / £710

Tiered Pricing

We want to ensure that our workshops and events are accessible to a diverse range of people and recognise that one person’s financial situation will differ from another. So that money is not a barrier to participating in our workshops and events, we offer a tiered pricing structure and ask that you select the price appropriate for your personal circumstances. Please take a moment to read about our tiered pricing here.

Includes 7 nights accommodation and all meals.

Please note that all our workshops have a Findhorn Foundation community member present either as focaliser or assistant.

Mika Oishi

Mika Oishi has taught massage and bodywork around the world, including Japan, Bali and Hawaii. She is a dedicated practitioner and teacher who has studied Esalen® Massage, yoga, dance, meditation, craniosacral therapy, and Deep Bodywork (with Perry and Johanna Holloman). Her passion is teaching the wisdom of the body to students of all levels.