Category: Big Sur
|July 31, 2012||Filed under Big Sur, California|
“Your life will change after this journey, you know,” an acquaintance said to me without drama or irony, when I mentioned to her that I was going to a workshop at the Esalen Institute for the first time.
That was some ten years ago. Well, she was right, and I have since returned to Esalen regularly whenever I want to nourish and refresh my body, mind and spirit. I was just there last weekend.
Yes, it is all about the journey — both literally and figuratively. Set above the Pacific Ocean along the Big Sur coastline, you reach Esalen via scenic but winding Highway 1, with hairpin curves, signs warning of rock slides and unpredictable RV drivers. Upon arrival, your journey continues within yourself. (more…)