Corey Barker

Corey Barker is a member of Burning Man’s People and Operations team and a co-creator of its emergent leadership curriculum. Corey has over a decade of experience facilitating organizational effectiveness, managed change, and personal growth for people-first organizations including Zappos.

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Coral Brown

Coral Brown is a licensed mental health counselor with 20 years of experience in yoga, philosophy, and holistic counseling. Coral is trained in Iyengar and Jivamukti yoga methods, and is a senior teacher of Prana Flow. Her teachings cultivate space for transformational exploration. Email Me www.coralbrown.net

Coby Kozlowski

Coby Kozlowski, M.A., Speaker, Life Coach Trainer, Contemporary Yoga & Meditation Educator, Kripalu faculty. Author of One Degree Revolution: How the Wisdom of Yoga Inspires Small Shifts That Lead to Big Changes. www.cobyk.com

Clifford Saron

Clifford Saron, PhD, a research neuroscientist at the Center for Mind and Brain and MIND Institute at UC Davis, investigates meditation, well-being and cognition from multidisciplinary perspectives. He also studies sensory and multisensory processing in children with autism spectrum disorder. Email Me www.mindbrain@ucdavis.edu/people/saron

Clifford Henderson

Clifford Henderson is cofounder of the Fun Institute in Santa Cruz, Calif., a school of improv and solo performance. She’s had numerous plays and sketch comedies produced in the SF Bay Area. Her published works include The Middle of Somewhere, Spanking New, and Maye’s Request.

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Claudine Lafond

Claudine Lafond found yoga, and it was love at first breath. The feeling of coming home was familiar, yet mysterious. She has been clear about the impact this path has had on her life, and endeavors to shine this same light of awareness for all who are interested to listen. Claudine co-created YogaBeyond.


Claude Stein

Claude Stein has 36 years of experience blending psychology and voice training. His clients include RCA, Warner Bros., Sony, Atlantic, Island Records, Juilliard, the New York Actors Institute, Sprint, Siemens, JPMorgan, NASA and the U.S. House of Representatives. www.naturalsinger.com

Claude Fiddler

Claude Fiddler is a practicing artist in Venice California. Claude received his Master of Fine Arts Degree from Claremont Graduate University in 1998. He is a master draftsman, painter, and art history teacher at Harbor Community College in Los Angeles. Claude has paintings in Wadsworth Athenaeum, in Hartford Connecticut, the Amistad Collection, Hampton University Museum, Virginia, and the Museum of Latin American Museum of Art, Long Beach, California and many collections across the country. Claude has co taught Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain with Lynda Greenberg at Harbor Community College for the last several years

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Cindy Geyer

Cindy Geyer, MD, is medical director at Canyon Ranch in Lenox, Massachusetts, and Food As Medicine core faculty member since 2001.


Cida Vieira

Cida Vieira offers a safe space where her Brazilian Soul ignites everyone to express their joy and freedom. Born at the heart of the dance circles of Brazil, Cida has choreographed and performed in the US and abroad with musicians including Xuxa, Ray Charles, Daniela Mercury, and Airto Moreira.

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Chungliang Al Huang

Chungliang Al Huang teaches Tai Ji philosophy, East/West synthesis, and the art of movement meditation. He is the founder-president of the Living Tao Foundation and director of Lan Ting Institute in the Sacred Mountains of China. He is the best-selling author of numerous books including Embrace Tiger, Return to Mountain and Tao: The Watercourse Way, co-authored with Alan Watts. Email Me www.livingtao.org

Christy Muir

Christy Muir is an advanced-level teacher at the Source School of Tantra. She has practiced Tantra for 10 years and is a certified massage and yoga instructor. She has a BA in sociology with a strong background in psychology and NLP.


Christy Hengst

Christy Hengst’s artwork involves sense of place, and the potential of heightening perceptions. Site-specific projects include bus stops, a sculpture project in Ecuador, and the international traveling public installation “birds in the park.”

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Christopher Smith

Christopher Smithis a musician, teacher, engineer, and entrepreneur. His relationship with the piano is a microcosm for everything in his life, from creativity to science. Christopher's music invites listeners to open to their own creativity and let go of self-limiting ideas.

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Christopher Germer

Christopher Germer, PhD, is a clinical psychologist in private practice, a lecturer on psychiatry (part-time), and a founding faculty member of the Institute for Meditation and Psychotherapy. He leads workshops internationally on mindfulness and self-compassion, and is author of The Mindful Path to Self-Compassion. www.MindfulSelfCompassion.org

Christine Leuthold

Christine Eisner Leuthold, founder of C Insight Group, is a brand strategy expert and author of Comfort Living: A Back-to-Basics Guide to a More Balanced Lifestyle. She is on the advisory board of SCAD and is involved in the Savannah Film Festival and aTVFest.

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Christine Arylo

Christine Arylo, MBA, is a yogini, transformational leadership advisor, and best-selling author/speaker who combines 20 years of business experience with divine feminine, yogic, and indigenous wisdom to guide women to access, strengthen, and lead from their core feminine power.

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www.christinearylo.com

Christina Dauenhauer

Christina Dauenhauer is a landscape designer and artist living off the grid near Hood River, Ore. She has a degree in sculpture, and founded her own design/build landscape company in Seattle. Between 2009 and 2016 she was Esalen's Grounds Manager. At Esalen she specialized in succulent design.

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www.growartcycle.com

Christiane Wolf

Christiane Wolf, MD, PhD, is a physician turned mindfulness and Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction teacher, author, and speaker. She has been practicing insight meditation for more than 25 years. She co-authored A Clinician’s Guide to Teaching Mindfulness. Email Me www.christianewolf.com

Christian de la Huerta

Christian de la Huerta has been a writer, speaker, and retreat and group facilitator for more than 20 years. Author of the award-winning and critically acclaimed Coming out Spiritually, he is currently working on a new book called The Soul of Power.

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www.soulfulpower.com

Christa Lancaster

Christa Lancaster is cofounder of North of Eden Archetypal Dreamwork, a master dream analyst, and a master teacher at the Center for Archetypal Dreamwork. Her books include Flesh Off the Bone: Dream Descent through Past Life Trauma and Sex, Trauma and Conjunctio.


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Chris Krzyzkowski

Chris Krzyzkowski teaches the Anat Baniel Method with a focus on children with special needs as well as adult stroke survivors. His background includes physical therapy, neurologic recovery, and work as an international instructor in Proprioceptive Neuromuscular Facilitation.

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Chloë Goodchild

Chloë Goodchild is a singer, educator, and acclaimed recording artist. She is the founder of The Naked Voice (1990) and its UK Charitable Foundation (2004), and author of The Naked Voice, Transform Your Life through the Power of Sound. Chloe is also a Sounds True author and a teacher for the Shift Network.

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Cheryl Strayed

Cheryl Strayed is the best-selling author of 4 books, including the memoir Wild, which was made into a film starring Reese Witherspoon. Her books have been translated into 40 languages around the world. She lives in Portland, Ore.

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Cherie Ray

Cherie Ray has been assisting Michele Cassou for many years and conducts her own Point zero painting workshops. She offers Intuitive Painting workshops globally, virtually, and in-person in Houston, Texas. Cherie also sits on the board of CICF. www.trueyoucreativity.com

Chelom Leavitt

Chelom Eastwood Leavitt combines research and practice to explore how mindfulness influences our ideas about our body and sexual experiences. She works with individuals, committed couples, and parents striving to gain a healthy perspective on sexual behaviors and attitudes.

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Chas Perry

Chas Perry, PhD, joined the Upledger Institute International teaching team in 1994 and also teaches Advanced CranioSacral Therapy and BioAquatic Explorations. His work places particular emphasis on sensations and emotions as they contribute to the functioning of the body's systems.

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Charu Rachlis

Charu Rachlis was born and raised in Brazil, and has been teaching yoga in San Francisco since 1997. She teaches in a Bhakti lineage. She has a 20-year history of Tibetan Buddhist meditation, and is strongly influenced by Iyengar and Ashtanga yoga. Email Me www.yoginicharu.com

Charlie Cascio

Charlie Cascio is founder of Sweetwater Farm in Carmel, Calif., a self-sustaining organic farm specializing in goat and poultry husbandry, cheese making, beekeeping, olive and fruit orchards, and vegetable gardening. A chef since 1968, Charlie has taught internationally and was the head chef and kitchen manager at Esalen from 1998 to 2004.

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Charlie Bloom

Charlie Bloom is an educator, therapist and seminar leader. He and his wife Linda are co-founders of Bloomwork and co-authors of Secrets of Great Marriages: Real Truth from Real Couples about Lasting Love and 101 Things I Wish I Knew When I Got Married. He has facilitated workshops internationally since 1986. www.bloomwork.com

Charles Muir

Charles Muirhas been a professional yoga teacher since 1967. Director of the Source School of Tantra Yoga, he is quoted in 125 books in print on Tantra, relationship, sex, and yoga. He is coauthor of Tantra: the Art of Conscious Loving, which is printed in nine languages.

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www.sourcetantra.com

Charles Eisenstein

Charles Eisenstein is a speaker and writer focusing on themes of human culture and identity. He is the author of several books, most recently Sacred Economics and The More Beautiful World Our Hearts Know Is Possible. He lives in Rhode Island with his family.

www.charleseisenstein.net

Charlea Massion

Charlea Massion, a family physician, is the medical director of Hospice of Santa Cruz County and a hospital inpatient palliative care consultant in Santa Cruz, Calif. She has taught Esalen workshops on self-care and work-life balance for health care professionals since 1997.

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Char Pias

Char Pias, a member of the Esalen massage staff since 1980, teaches internationally, focusing on bodywork's energetic, emotional and spiritual aspect. She is a Reiki teacher, a Circle of Life facilitator/coach and a licensed graduate of The Center for Spiritual Healing. Email Me www.piasoma.com

Chandra Easton

Chandra Easton studied Buddhist philosophy, meditation and Tibetan language at the Library of Tibetan Works and Archives in Dharamsala, India, and translated Tibetan Buddhist texts on meditation with B. Alan Wallace. Chandra has taught meditation and yoga since 2001. Email Me www.shunyatayoga.com

Chad Morse

Chad Morse is an educator and farmer. He managed the Esalen Farm for 4 years, co-led the Farm & Garden apprenticeship program, and has a background in cross-cultural and service-based education.

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Caverly Morgan

Caverly Morgan is the founder and guiding teacher of Presence Collective, a contemplative community, and Peace in Schools, a nonprofit organization that created the nation's first for-credit mindfulness class in public high schools. She has been teaching contemplative practice since 2001 and trained for eight years in a silent Zen monastery.

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Catherine McConkie

Catherine McConkie, NC, is the executive chef for CMBM’s nutrition programs, founder of the Caregivers Table, co-creator of Diabetes in Motion at San Francisco General Hospital, core faculty for Healing Kitchens Institute at Commonweal, and lead chef instructor at San Francisco General Hospital’s Wellness Center.

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Catherine Ann Jones

Catherine Ann Jones, MA, is an award-winning playwright (Calamity Jane, On the Edge, The Women of Cedar Creek ) and screenwriter (The Christmas Wife, Unlikely Angel, Touched by an Angel series). She also is a writing consultant and author of fiction and nonfiction, including The Way of Story and Nautilus Book Award winner Heal Your Self with Writing.

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Cassandra Vieten

Cassandra Vieten, PhD, is a senior fellow at the Institute of Noetic Sciences, a scholar in residence at the Arthur C. Clarke Center for Human Imagination at UC San Diego and founder of Campaign Science. She is an international thought leader, and co-wrote Living Deeply: The Art and Science of Transformation in Everyday Life. Campaignscience.com

Caroline Muir

Caroline Muir, is a leader in the work of the Divine Feminine Awakening, and creator of www.divine-feminine.com. She has led many Esalen weekends for women in past years, as well as teaching couples and singles the transformative work of Tantra Yoga since 1990.

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www.sourcetantra.com

Caroline Harvey

Caroline Harvey, MA, LMT, is a published author, a writing professor at Berklee College of Music, and an internationally renowned speaker. She believes in poetry and performance as a powerful path for overcoming adversity, discovering vibrant health, and affecting real social change.

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www.caroline-harvey.com

Carol Greenhouse

Carol Greenhouse is a creative catalyst who has served on the staff of The Intelligent Optimist for almost a decade. She is the founder and director of the Center for a New Mainstream, which has brought transformative psychology, transformative medicine, and the work of Ruediger Dahlke to the US. She is Dr. Dahlke's lead apprentice.

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www.anewmainstream.com

Carol Bevilacqua

Carol Bevilacqua is an accomplished tile maker, sculptor, and mosaic artist. She is an inspiring instructor at the Institute of Mosaic Art in Berkeley and teaches community-based mosaic through the Richmond Artists in Schools/Community program.

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www.duro-design.biz

Carl Swanson

Carl Swanson is an Esalen Massage practitioner/instructor and a yoga instructor. He has been teaching weekly yoga classes in the Esalen movement program since 2004. He teaches massage and yoga workshops at Esalen and abroad.

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