• Esalen Institute (map)
  • 55000 Highway 1
  • Big Sur, CA, 93920
  • United States

Join us for a spring detox immersion into the healing depths of your own yoga practice, contemplative meditation, live music and percussion, ecstatic dance, and Esalen's famous hot springs and healing farm-to-table cuisine. 

Register at esalen.org today!

A detox retreat is a powerful time to release pent-up toxins physically, emotionally, and mentally, while renewing your vital energies and recharging creatively. Through a daily practice of yoga, meditation, and ecstatic dance combined with live music and ecstatic percussion by Joey Lugassy, Toddius Maximus, Christo Pellani, Domonic Dean Breaux and Ensemble, you can cultivate peak states of embodied creativity and nourished vitality which will remain with you long after you return to your urban lives.

Fire in the Belly, Honey in the Heart is a dynamic, Core Detox Vinyasa yoga practice open to all levels, and designed by Micheline Berry to ignite manipura chakra, the center of our digestive fire, and anahata chakra, the center of fearless compassion and unconditional love. The heated core detox practice includes transformational core work, bandha work, dancing surya namaskars, kriyas, heated vinyasa kramas, and deep twisting leading to back bends and inversions. Some sessions will be followed by sesame oil self-massage. Come prepared to sweat, burn, and bloom! 

Open to all levels of yoga, meditation, art, and dance experience. 
Please bring a yoga mat.