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Esalen therapeutic massage - it's now listed as a modality here!
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Just thought you would like to know this...a couple of days ago "Esalen Therapeutic massage" was added as a modality at this site.  So...if you've trained in Esalen massage, and offer Esalen massage,…Continue

Tags: Essalen, Esalon, Institute, massage, Esalen

Started this discussion. Last reply by Jason Erickson Aug 3, 2010.

 

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John Gelb replied to Ariana Vincent, LMT, MTI, NCTMB's discussion What are some of your favorite musical choices for massage? in the group Music and Massage
"@ Daniel and Tonya: totally agree with you both!"
Jan 2, 2012
John Gelb replied to Ariana Vincent, LMT, MTI, NCTMB's discussion What are some of your favorite musical choices for massage? in the group Music and Massage
"@aaron: you're smart to appreciate right away the effect that music will have on your clients.  Remember, your clients will be visiting you for your unique ability to use your massage skills to bring therapeutic benefits to…"
Jan 2, 2012
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John Gelb replied to Ariana Vincent, LMT, MTI, NCTMB's discussion What are some of your favorite musical choices for massage? in the group Music and Massage
"We distribute music of many artists.  One of our most popular artists specializing in music for massage, has been Michael Benghiat .  In 1997 we found Michael, loved his talent, and hired him to create the original compositions heard…"
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"Hi John, So you're one of the guys who produced the Esalen video..very cool. I'm Esalen certified and love the work, Thank you for your great contribution! I refer to the video as my practice grows and I get more settled into the…"
Nov 30, 2010
Jason Erickson replied to John Gelb's discussion Esalen therapeutic massage - it's now listed as a modality here!
"Thanks, John - that was great!"
Aug 3, 2010
John Gelb replied to John Gelb's discussion Esalen therapeutic massage - it's now listed as a modality here!
"Jason, I'm going to paste an interview below. The interview was conducted with Peggy Horan from Esalen Institute. For many years Peggy was the head of the massage crew at Esalen. Peggy was one of the supervisors from the Esalen Massage…"
Aug 3, 2010
Jason Erickson replied to John Gelb's discussion Esalen therapeutic massage - it's now listed as a modality here!
"Thanks, John. I had previously been told that Esalen was "like Swedish, but with less draping" - a description rather lacking in detail. What you have described sounds exactly like what I do in my own practice, and not unlike some of the…"
Aug 3, 2010
John Gelb replied to John Gelb's discussion Esalen therapeutic massage - it's now listed as a modality here!
"Hi Jason. Esalen massage differs from Swedish in two primary ways. Number one, Esalen massage intends to bring the totality of the massage therapist's skill set to each massage, and what that means is that the therapist might combine elements…"
Jul 29, 2010
Jason Erickson replied to John Gelb's discussion Esalen therapeutic massage - it's now listed as a modality here!
"What separates Esalen from Swedish massage? In what way(s) is it a different modality?"
Jul 29, 2010
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Esalen therapeutic massage - it's now listed as a modality here!

Just thought you would like to know this...a couple of days ago "Esalen Therapeutic massage" was added as a modality at this site.  So...if you've trained in Esalen massage, and offer Esalen massage, you may want to update your profile to include this...it's listed at the end of the various modalities (or at least that's where I saw it on Tuesday this week (June 22).For any who are curious, Esalen Institute offers a variety of massage workshops throughout the year at their location in Big Sur,…See More
Jun 25, 2010
John Gelb replied to Darren Buford's discussion What can our profession do to attract more male clients? in the group Massage & Bodywork magazine
"From my vantage point, there's a lot of guys getting massage...but it's important to look in the right places. For example, I do a lot of multi-sport events in summer: triathlons, biathlons etc. At the longer events, particularly,…"
Jun 15, 2010

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At 6:44pm on November 30, 2010, Lee Edelberg said…
Hi John,

So you're one of the guys who produced the Esalen video..very cool. I'm Esalen certified and love the work,

Thank you for your great contribution! I refer to the video as my practice grows and I get more settled into the massage.

Are you a massage therapist?

Lee
At 7:29pm on July 7, 2010, Thomas Silcott said…
John! Great to be connected and I'm so glad Esalen is included. I've been wanting to study the modality for quite some time.
Welcome
At 11:38am on July 2, 2010, Leslie A. Young said…
Thought I had accepted your invite a long time ago! I'm honored to "friend" you any time. Happy July 4 holiday, John!
At 9:42am on June 23, 2010, Mike Hinkle said…
Hi John,
You are so right will have fixed next year! Looking forward to the best Fest ever! Thanks for making this year special!
At 6:47pm on June 15, 2010, Darcy Neibaur said…
Welcome John
At 2:40pm on June 15, 2010, Travis Alligood said…
Hi John !
 
 
 

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