Touching Essence, Esalen® Massage & SpiritDance SoulSong
February 3rd - 5th, 2017 - Torino, Italy
Regardless of your level of experience, Elena & Ellen designed this program for You, your friends and your colleagues. Learning to touch yourself or another with care, presence, and skill will serve you the rest of your days. Learning to receive touch is vital to integrating the full benefit of massage & bodywork. Giving and Receiving are an integral dance in each of these Somatic Arts practices.
We will practice partner yoga, ecstatic dance, Chi Gung, Reiki, SoulSong in support of moving our and our partner’s body efficiently and effectively whether on the floor or the table. Integrating the asanas and adjustments from the yoga practice with the 13 Elements of Essential Touch and the flowing movements and healing sounds of SpiritDanceSoulSong, results in a raised and enjoyable learning experience.
Developed over the last 50 years at the renowned Esalen Institute, Big Sur, CA, and in Bali, Indonesia, Esalen®Massage,Touching Essence™, SpiritDanceSoulSong™ are healing art forms that address the whole person: body, mind, heart, soul, & spirit.
Ellen Watson brings 30 years experience of being on staff & faculty at Esalen and her 15 years as founder of MovingVentures International Healing Arts to share with you what keeps her inspired and healthy. Elena Gilli knew Ellen in 2011 at Esalen and joined her in 2013 in Bali for a Certification Training, and being her assistant in 2016 at Esalen. Elena shares her gift of touch, Reiki, her artistic eye, her 20 years old experience, her commitment as founder of Tactus, and commitment to wellness and care during this three days workshop in the heart of the beautiful city of Torino. Come alone or with a friend, partner or family member, for you personal benefit or professional growth.