Yoga River

 by Ezekiel O'Brien in Uncategorized

Our home in Reno the simplest of efficiencies, a converted month-to-month motel just off Interstate 80. To expand our living space, we love to go outdoors and walk down to the Truckee River to do our morning yoga. The city of Reno has done a fantastic job of creating and maintaining parks. After trying several spots in the park, we

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A Breathtaking Hike!

 by Ezekiel O'Brien in Uncategorized

In the Rogue Valley of Southern Oregon near Medford there are two prominent mesas accentuating the picturesque valley, named Lower and Upper Table Rock. Besides being great landmarks to view from a car heading north or south on Interstate 5, both mesas afford great leg-stretching, boredom-breaking hikes.

Ezekiel O'BrienA Breathtaking Hike!

Have Table Warmer, Will Travel

 by Ezekiel O'Brien in Uncategorized

One of the most essential items I carry with me to my outcall Deep Esalen bodywork is a table warmer, as one of the variables that’s difficult to control in an in-home massage is the temperature of a client’s domicile.

Ezekiel O'BrienHave Table Warmer, Will Travel

Semantics and Somatics

 by Ezekiel O'Brien in Uncategorized

I recently had an outcall massage at the home of a Kung Fu practitioner in the Richmond District of San Francisco. Before the massage session, during our intake interview, I asked him about incorporating stretches into his table time and he replied, “Although I probably need them, I’d prefer not as I want a lighter, more relaxing session.”

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Destination: Mt Bachelor

 by Ezekiel O'Brien in Uncategorized

As a self-funded 14-year-old skier without family members who also skied, Mt. Bachelor was a bit of a Shangri La to me. 

Ezekiel O'BrienDestination: Mt Bachelor

Winter Plans

 by Ezekiel O'Brien in Uncategorized

With the passing of the Fall Equinox, my winter plans are coming into crisper focus. This winter will hopefully be all about skiing. 

Ezekiel O'BrienWinter Plans

All Along the Watchtower

 by Ezekiel O'Brien in Uncategorized

One of the great joys of doing mobile Esalen massage in Santa Fe are the wonderful hiking opportunities New Mexico affords. One of my favorite hikes is the Atalaya mountain trail. Atalaya means

Ezekiel O'BrienAll Along the Watchtower

Pages From the Family Album

 by Ezekiel O'Brien in Uncategorized

One of the attributes which attracts clients to my Deep Esalen bodywork is a unique combination of massage moves which I custom-tailor to a client’s needs and desires. My offering is one-of-a-kind. Common feedback I receive is

Ezekiel O'BrienPages From the Family Album

Welcome to the Deep Esalen Massage Blog.

 by admin in Uncategorized

I will post here often about topics such as massage, hiking, brain health, skiing and life.  I am so glad that you are taking the time to read this and I hope that my insights inspire, touch you, welcome you to think, and entertain you.

adminWelcome to the Deep Esalen Massage Blog.