Combines Eastern and long, sweeping Western massage strokes, and places emphasis on empathy, nurturing and the healing relationship.
Esalen massage was developed at the Esalen Institute in Big Sur, California. The emphasis is on slow, long, flowing, gliding movements done to provide deep relaxation.1
A unique form of Bodywork developed over the last 40 years at the Esalen Institute in Big Sur, California. Comprising long, full-handed strokes with constant contact through hand touch, this technique creates an experience of deep relaxation supporting the natural ability of body and mind to self-heal.