Paula Shaw

Paula Shaw, a professional actress and acting teacher for more than 40 years, has conducted workshops for those interested in expanding their self-expression, well-being and creativity in the U.S., Canada, Germany and the UK. Email Me www.themaxwithpaulashaw.com

Paul Wehrman

Paul Wehrman is a guest practitioner of the Esalen Massage crew, and former resident of Esalen. As a Deep Bodywork specialist, he resides in Santa Barbara, Calif., where he maintains a private practice and teaches Yin Yoga.

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Paul Sibcy

Paul Sibcy is a founding faculty member of Process Acupressure who has been teaching and practicing since 1984. A founder of Palo Alto's Integrated Healing Arts and Pathways to Self Healing, he is the author of Healing Your Rift with God.

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Paul Selig

Paul Selig is a conscious channel, intuitive and empath. His books include I Am the Word, The Book of Love and Creation, The Book of Knowing and Worth and The Book of Mastery. Email Me www.paulselig.com

Paul Heussenstamm

Paul Heussenstamm comes from a family immersed in art and spirituality. At 35, he began painting in earnest after a single art class expanded into a consuming passion, a new profession, and a new perspective on life. He understands mandalas as psychic maps and symbols of wholeness. www.mandalas.com

Paul Grilley

Paul Grilley has taught yoga since 1979. His asana classes integrate skeletal variation and the importance of fascia. He teaches meditation informed by the theories of his teacher Dr. Hiroshi Motoyama.

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Paul Denniston

Paul Denniston created Grief Yoga™ blending movement, yoga, breath and sound to process and release pain and suffering. Paul has taught thousands of counselors and health care professionals Grief Yoga™ to help empower their clients around the world.

www.griefyoga.com

Patrick Douce

Patrick Douce, one of Moshe Feldenkrais's first American students, has been associated with Esalen since 1972. Since 1986 he has lived some months of each year in Bali, developing programs with Indonesian Silat martial-arts-for-health schools.

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Patrick Anderson

Patrick Anderson is an executive coach and transformative facilitator. He is the cofounder of the T12N Institute, which offers specialized coaching and programs, including the flagship Coaching Mastery training, for leaders who are making a foundational shift in their lives.

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Patricia De Jong

Patricia de Jong, Rev, is an ordained minister and community leader with experience in educational and graduate institutions. She works as a consultant to emerging leaders nationally and coaches in spiritual nurture and transformation. She is deeply involved in justice and peace issues.


Patricia Berry

Patricia Berry, PhD, is a Jungian analyst who worked with James Hillman for more than 20 years in developing Archetypal Psychology and its focus on myth and image. She is the author of Echo’s Subtle Body: Contributions to an Archetypal Psychology.

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Patrice Hamilton

Patrice Hamilton has worked in the fields of education and counseling for more than 20 years. She holds an MEd in counseling, is a certified Cortical Field Reeducation practitioner and teacher, a certified Hakomi Practitioner (The Refined Method), and is trained in Esalen Massage.

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www.bodycentered-awareness.com

Pamela Weiss

Pamela Weiss has been practicing Buddhism since 1987, including several years of Zen monastic training and teacher training with Jack Kornfield through Spirit Rock. Pamela leads a weekly sitting group at SF Insight and offers retreats and workshops internationally.

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Paméla Espinoza

Paméla Espinoza is an Esalen® Massage practitioner/teacher who weaves the interconnective relationships of the body through spiral patterning and movement. She has been involved with the healing arts since 1972.

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Pam Kramer

Pam Kramer is a career specialist, executive coach and human potential expert. She is president of ITP International, stewarding the work of Esalen co-founder Michael Murphy and George Leonard, author and visionary. Pam is a frequent Esalen workshop leader. Email Me www.unfinbiz.com

Pam Houston

Pam Houston is the author of six books including Deep Creek: Finding Hope In The High Country, Cowboys Are My Weakness and Contents May Have Shifted. She teaches at the Institute of American Indian Arts, UC Davis and is co-founder of Writing By Writers. www.pamhouston.net

Oliver Bailey

Oliver Bailey is a practitioner and instructor of Esalen® Massage. His background includes training in Gestalt Practice, neurolinguistic programming, intuitive work, and meditation.

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Nora Matten

Nora Matten is a member of the Esalen massage crew and an Esalen® Massage teacher. As part of the Esalen movement staff, she teaches dance and yoga. Her work draws on Forrest yoga, Soul Motion, vipassana meditation, Gestalt Awareness Practice and the Diamond Approach, among others modalities. Email Me www.noramatten.com

Nora Bateson

Nora Bateson is president of the International Bateson Institute, Sweden. She is a filmmaker, lecturer, researcher, writer, and educator. Nora wrote, directed, and produced the award-winning documentary, An Ecology of Mind. She lectures and teaches internationally, and has advised for EU policy makers, created curricula for schools, and written for several journals. 

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Noël Vietor

As co-founder of Wildtender, Noël Vietor is dedicated to helping people build meaningful relationship with self, earth and community. Having found healing and belonging while hiking the Big Sur wild, Noël is honored to create this opportunity for others through Wildtender’s immersive wilderness programs.

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Noah Maze

Noah Mazé has a fierce and compassionate dedication to yoga that inspires and holds space for students to journey deeper into body, heart, mind and spirit than they ever could have imagined. Noah teaches internationally and online, and lives with his family in Los Angeles. Email Me www.noahmazeyoga.com

Nina Wise

Nina Wise is a performance artist and founder of Motion Theater, a form of autobiographical performance. Her provocative and original works have been honored with 7 Bay Area Critics’ Circle Awards and 3 National Endowment for the Arts fellowships.

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Nina Simons

Nina Simons, co-founder of Bioneers, is a social entrepreneur, author, philanthropic advisor and activist. Her purposes include regenerative leadership, women’s leadership, indigenous wisdom and social practices, anti-racism and healing relationships with ourselves, each other and the Earth. Her book, Nature, Culture & the Sacred: A Woman Listens for Leadership, recently won two Nautilus awards.

www.ninasimons.com

Nina Merrens

Nina Merrens is a global leadership expert with 20 years of experience. Based in Munich, Nina founded Intercultural Communication, facilitates leadership seminars for the United Nations, and is a consultant on organizational culture for large private-sector clients worldwide. She teaches intercultural sensitivity at a leading German university.

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Nilima Bhat

Nilima Bhat is founder of Sampurnah: The Wholeness Practice. She facilitates personal transformation through self-awareness, self-leadership, and self-empowerment. After a successful multinational career, she was certified as a yoga teacher and became an integrative medicine coach and spiritual guide.

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www.shaktileadership.com

Nikki Myers

Roxanne "Nikki" Myers is a yoga therapist, Somatic Experiencing practitioner, certified recovery specialist and founder of CITYOGA School of Yoga and Health. Nikki is the co-founder of Y12SR, the Yoga of 12-Step Recovery.

Nikki Mirghafori

Nikki Mirghafori, PhD, is an empowered Buddhist teacher, Stanford-trained compassion cultivation instructor, Berkeley ex-academic, artificial intelligence scientist, startup advisor, and author.  She serves on the Teachers Council and the Board of Directors at Spirit Rock and Insight Meditation Center. www.NikkiMirghafori.com

Nicholas Wilton

Nicholas Wilton is an artist whose paintings are sold internationally. He is the founder of the ArtLife Creativity workshops and classes, and he established the Creative Visionary Mentoring Program, which offers artistic, business, and creative coaching to artists.

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Neil Sharp

Neil Sharp, MD, finds the neuroscience, learning, and creativity of the Anat Baniel Method forges his diverse passions into a common purpose. He has collaborated with Ms. Baniel since 2006, teaching private sessions, groups, and doing research. He also is a professional musician.

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Nancy Slonim Aronie

Nancy Slonim Aronie is the author of Writing from the Heart. A former commentator for NPR’s “All Things Considered,” she received the Derek Bok Teacher of the Year award at Harvard for 2 consecutive years, and the Isabella Stewart Gardner Artist in Residence “Eye of the Beholder” award. She teaches the Chilmark Writing Workshop on Martha’s Vineyard.

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Nancy Lunney-Wheeler

Nancy Lunney-Wheeler, MA, is noted for her work combining Gestalt with music, and with Systemic Constellations. Out of her background in vocal coaching and music theater, she has also developed her popular workshop “Singing Gestalt.” For 30 years Nancy served as director of programs for Esalen Institute, where she now serves as senior advisor.

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Nadine McNeil

Nadine McNeil is a Jamaican-born yogini, humanitarian, and passionate storyteller. She is an evolutionary catalyst committed to global transformation. Intricately, she weaves yoga wisdom into a tapestry of former U.N. service, primarily in emergency response and crisis management. In 2010 Nadine founded Universal Empress to amplify her mission.

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Mutima Rose Imani

Mutima Rose Imani, WisdomWomen steward, is a social justice visionary, trainer, and facilitator. As a global diversity specialist, she is highly skilled at bringing diverse groups together to practice heart centeredness and resolve conflicts. She is inspired to call forth the highest intention and innate wisdom in women for a more loving world.

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Morris Ervin

Morris H. Ervin, Jr. is an educator, motivational speaker, and wellness coach committed to helping youth, families, schools, communities, and institutions turn fear into strength, and pain into passion. Morris is a mindfulness instructor at University Hospital in Cleveland, Ohio, and he was a public school teacher for ten years.

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www.therealmansa.com

Mollie McNeil

Mollie McNeil is a published writer who studied English and American literature in the doctoral program of the University of Wisconsin, Madison. She taught writing there, at Mills College in Oakland, and at De Anza College in Cupertino, Calif. Email Me

Misha Rauchwerger

Misha Rauchwerger began his career studying engineering and physics at Cal Poly, SLO. In addition to years of public school teaching, Misha has taught numerous classes in sustainable design, permaculture, natural building, and fermentation over the last 20 years. He has spent much of his adult life in the building trades, and has studied biodynamic agriculture, permaculture, and environmental studies.

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Mirabai Bush

Mirabai Bush teaches contemplative practices and develops programs through the application of contemplative principles and values to organizational life. A key contributor to Google’s Search Inside Yourself curriculum, Mirabai has taught mindfulness in many organizations and co-authored Compassion in Action with Ram Dass.

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Mingtong Gu

Mingtong Gu is an internationally recognized teacher and healer who received his training from a variety of Grandmasters in China and at the world's largest qigong hospital. www.chicenter.com

Mikey Siegel

Mikey Siegel is excited by science and technology supporting human flourishing and collective awakening. He teaches at Stanford University, is founder of Consciousness Hacking, BioFluent Technologies and the Transformative Technology Conference. He received an MS from the MIT Media Lab. Email Me www.mikeysiegel.com

Mike Robbins

Mike Robbins is the author of Focus on the Good Stuff, Be Yourself, Everyone Else is Already Taken, and Nothing Changes Until You Do. He delivers seminars around the world, his books are translated into 14 different languages, and he writes for The Huffington Post.


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Mike Lousada

Mike Lousada is the founder of pioneering Psychosexual Somatics® Therapy based on psychotherapy, neuroscience, trauma therapy, and bodywork. He is a Hay House author, psychotherapist, clinical sexologist, and international teacher. He teaches alongside his wife and fellow psychotherapist, Louise Mazanti.

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Don Miguel Ruiz Jr.

Don Miguel Ruiz Jr. is a direct descendant of the Toltecs of the Eagle Knight lineage, and son of don Miguel Ruiz. By combining the wisdom of his family’s traditions with the knowledge gained from his own personal journey, he now helps others realize their own path to personal freedom.

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Michelle Stransky

Michelle Stransky, founder of WisdomWomen, was previously the conference director at Wisdom 2.0. A former management consultant and executive coach, she is now committed to co-creating community and new models of living and working through the journey of embodied wisdom.

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Michelle Gannon

Michelle Gannon, PhD, is a San Francisco-based clinical psychologist, relationship expert, and Hold Me Tight® Workshop and Rising Strong™ Workshop leader. She is a certified supervisor and therapist in Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT). Michelle teaches internationally.

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