Located off of a winding stretch of Highway 1 in beautiful Big Sur, California, this grandmother of all human potential centers offers workshops and retreats year-round. 

Founded in the early 60s by two Stanford alumni, Michael Murphy and Richard Price, the Institute soon became a symbol of the radical thinking of the 60s generation. 

Many new holistic modalities were spawned from the early days, including, most famously, Fritz Perls' Gestalt Therapy.

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