Wed, Dec 5, 2012 -- 10:00 AM

Esalen at 50

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The grounds outside the Esalen lodge.
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The grounds outside the Esalen lodge.

For half a century, the Esalen Institute in Big Sur has been at the forefront of radical ideas, many of which have now become mainstream -- movements like yoga, holistic medicine and organic food. The institute has also hosted scores of influential thinkers over the past 50 years, from Ansel Adams and Henry Miller to Aldous Huxley and Susan Sontag. We'll look back at the history of Esalen and its future.

Host: Michael Krasny


  • Gordon Wheeler, president of the Esalen Institute
  • Mike Murphy, co-founder and chairman emeritus of the Board of the Esalen Institute
  • Tricia McEntee, CEO of the Esalen Institute

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