Intro to Esalen® Massage

Sept. 18-19, 2017     Asheville, NC


In this course you will be introduced to the fundamental elements of Esalen Massage as well as its history and primary influences. The class will consist of exercises to build the group field, demonstrations and supervised practice. This class is appropriate for beginners or experienced massage therapists wanting to increase their repertoire.


8:00am - 9:30am  Breakfast (optional $15) 
9:30am - 12:30pm  Class
12:30pm - 2:30pm  Lunch (included)
2:30pm - 5:30pm  Class
7:00pm - 8:00pm Dinner (optional $22)


Sept 18-19, 2017            OM Sanctuary            ASheville, NC

Unplug from the modern world and rejuvenate in the Smoke-Pet-TV free campus with cell phone-free common areas. Stroll through the romantic Serenity Labyrinth Garden with waterfall or hike the Tranquility Trail on their 42-acre conservation easement. This beautiful nature-based retreat center is located in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Asheville, NC above the French Broad River only minutes from downtown, yet secluded in true sanctuary.

  • Nutritious Meals are included (organic, natural, locally-sourced, meeting all dietary restrictions)
  • Open Meditation Rooms
  • Serenity Labyrinth Garden and Waterfall
  • Tranquility Trail – located in the 42 acre forest
  • Eco-friendly Technology-Free Zones
  • Television and phone-free rooms (wifi in select rooms only)
  • Detox in the Renewal Center sauna

OM Sanctuary Address:

87 Richmond Hill Dr
Asheville, NC 28806


Your Instructor


Robin Fann-Costanzo has been working at the Esalen Institute and internationally since 1992 as an Esalen massage staff member, instructor, and registered yoga teacher.   In addition to Esalen massage, Robin brings a lifetime of experienced as a trained dancer and has extensive training in craniosacral therapy, somatoemotional release, gestalt therapy, life coaching, and dance therapy.

Her love for learning and teaching led her to collaborate in the development of Esalen teacher’s training program.  Robin is featured in the Esalen massage DVD and in 2017 released her own full length instructional Esalen Massage tutorial.  She has developed  continuing education programs taught at Esalen and offers classes in Asheville, NC where she currently resides with her husband and daughters. 

In 2012 at the World Massage Festival, Robin was honored for her years of dedication in the field of massage and bodywork, by being inducted into the World Massage Hall of Fame!


Robin Fann-Costanzo's Introduction to Esalen® Massage DVD

Follow along as Robin Fann-Costanzo, World Massage Festival Hall of Fame Inductee, gently guides you through an entire world-class 90 minute Esalen Massage. Perfect for anyone interested in learning the art of Esalen Massage. *this is a non-credit instructional video

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