At Esalen, we care about being present. We bring that to everything we do. We don’t just build a table, we build a work of art that’s also a table. We don’t just say hello, we make eye contact and listen with intention. We feel the same way about our team members - showing up in support of their full being.
We stand for supporting you to realize your potential.
This key role in our healing arts team provides care and compassion in addition to healing through touch. We are interested in someone with exceptional skills and experience providing bodywork services.
What will this role do?
Provide excellent bodywork services
Conduct self in a professional manner with clients and co-workers
Keep work area clean and professional
Keep all paperwork current: permits, licensure, and insurance
Offer sessions a minimum of 10 months per year
Adhere to HA department guidelines
Request vacation and time off 2 months ahead
Develop and maintain positive working relationships with co-workers and peers
Be responsive to management
Earn 30 CEU credits per year
Other various tasks as assigned
Qualifications + Requirements + Skills
Minimum 2 years of professional massage experience preferred
Must be certified or become certified in Esalen Massage within a specified time period after hire
Ability to provide references and appropriate documentation of experience
Must be licensed in the state of California
Proof of current liability insurance policy
If new to Esalen HA crew, must give evaluation session to HA manager and other designated HA staff
A passion for exceptional service
Good listening and communications skills
High level of client relations experience, supporting a safe environment and a caring experience for our guests, following ethics for practitioner best practices
Embrace a strong work ethic and teamwork focus, with flexibility and willingness to support others and maintain a professional workplace
Possess a good understanding of the physical body, how to evaluate, assess, and support client needs
Self care: knowledge and practice of a personalized self care program, utilizing good body mechanics and regularly practicing effective self care methods
Focus on maintaining up-to-date skills & techniques and applying new knowledge
While performing the duties of this job, the employee must be able to maneuver on uneven ground; stand for long periods of time; lift up to 30 pounds; and daily press, push, pull, grasp, lift, bend, squat, and turn as it pertains to giving a massage.
The pay for this position is commensurate with experience. Esalen gives teammates access to the grounds, hot spring and free meals on the day you are working, along with experiential classes (yoga, dance, tai chi, and meditation).
Esalen provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, genetics, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression.