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Healing Herbs

Today in the women’s workshop we gathered herbs and aromatic flowers for our healing bath tomorrow evening. We ended the afternoon in a state of euphoria from the olfactory  stimulation of breathing them in, stomping them to release their oils and having our hands be covered in the scent of sweet peas, clary sage, rose ... Read More
 

Gathering of Women

Today is the third day of Healing the Pelvic Floor for women. This annual workshop at Esalen always feeds my soul. The group of women who have gathered this year range in age from early twenties to early sixties, with all kinds of professions represented. When women gather like this with a common goal and ... Read More
 

No Other – Poem by Daniel Cryns

Esalen is such a creative hot bed as I mentioned in my blog yesterday and here is the poem Daniel recited for us at lunch. No Other Brave Beautiful Soul                            know you are Divine      The mountains shall move of their own                  in reverence of your presence       The deep dark caverns of fears                    are ... Read More
 

Mineral Baths, Healing Bodywork and More

As you can see from the photo above, I have figured out how to add photos to my blog posts! In my ongoing travels this summer, we arrived late last night at an exquisitely beautiful guest house in Big Sur and came down to Esalen this morning for a soak and a massage to help ... Read More
 

San Francisco is Fabulous

July 20 and 21, 2011 Due to difficulties in getting online while traveling (most of the airlines do not yet have online access while in the air) I am posting a blog for two days. Also, as some of you astute readers may have noticed, I have decided to have a day of rest in ... Read More
 

On Being Supported

I have just spent the day with friends on beautiful Vancouver Island. They fed me home grilled salmon, and we walked, talked and had a wonderful time. They dropped me off at the airport, a bouquet of fragrant roses in hand, to make it to my next destination – visiting with a college roommate that ... Read More