Esalen® Massage & Bodywork

175-Hour Training

Teachers : Ellen Watson & Rob Wilks
Table Assistance : Phonik Angel, Ngurah Sudana, Whitney Bell
Japanese Table Assistance : Rie Kuwahara
Japanese Translation : Masako Ota
Date :  February 20 - March 18, 2022
Location : Mimpi Resort, Menjangan, Bali, Indonesia

Program Information

People from all over the world come to Big Sur to learn this healing art, and now, among the flowering jungles and lotus laden ponds of Bali, we offer a 26-day Basic Certification in Esalen® Massage. This training will provide you with in-depth experience and practice in basic Esalen® Massage techniques, enabling you to give a professional full-body massage upon completion of the course.

Your study of massage will be complemented by daily meditation, chanting, yoga, chi gong, ecstatic dance, and other moving meditation practices. You will experience in your own body the qualities of aliveness and flowing presence central to this method. Learning the art of Esalen® Massage is an experience that often changes lives. Whether you intend to create a new career path, deepen your knowledge of bodywork, or spend time healing yourself through touch, our time together is sure to stay with you for years to come.

Whatever your intention, join us for this four week journey! Requirements: This training is open to anyone interested in the Healing Arts!

Professional Accreditation: NTBCMB approved provider, CE's for bodyworkers, nurses, Yoga Teachers, EMBA approved.


Tuition, Rooming Choices and Registration

For pricing details, please click here: [email protected] . When you are ready to register, please complete our registration form. Click the registration button below to fill in the form.

Travel Tips

Travel Tips: You will need your passport to be valid for at least 6 months from date of entry, and a Visa if you plan to stay in Bali for longer than 30 days.  For a 30-day stay or less, you can get the standard "Visa on arrival" when you land in Bali. 

MV requires travel insurance for your journey to Bali.  For more information please view Travel Info.


A nutritious and delicious plant based protein rich mid morning meal is served daily.

You can visit the local market to buy fruit and can bring with you any snacks you want to have in your room. (We encourage eating lightly at night, especially those that include supervised evening practice)



Mimpi's patio rooms are home to most of our students. The rooms are spacious, with A/C, refrigerators, either queen/king or twin beds, telephone, lovely bathrooms, and are close to the communal hot springs pools, and the two large swimming pools.  Most students elect to stay in shared patio rooms. For single housing, or upgrading options to CourtYard Villa, see pricing below.


We do not include or organize flights.  You may contact us to request private transportation to Mimpi at $75.  Alternatively you can inquire about shared transportation.  Shared cars will go from Seminyak and Ubud to Mimpi on arrival day with departure at 10am from a local meeting place.  Shared transportation will cost $20 per person.


Venue & Accommodation

For this program, accommodation is available at Mimpi Menjangan, Bali.  Contact Us for information on private accommodation upgrades or any further information about Mimpi Menjangan, Bali

Location: Mimpi Menjangan, Bali
On the North-West coast of Bali in the village of Banyuwedang, Mimpi looks out towards the Menjangan Island.  The area is notorious as a hot-spot for diving and snorkelling and just a little further down the coast a regular dolphin hangout.

Contact us with any questions you may have & we will be sure to get back to you within 48-Hours.

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