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  • Massage, CA #11256


  • Esalen Institute
  • Esalen Institute
  • Body Therapy Institute
  • Milne Institute Inc
  • San Francisco State University


Bodywork & Massage

  • Craniosacral Therapy
  • Deep Tissue
  • Esalen® Massage

Bill Kester

Feel more like the self YOU want to be!

One of my teachers at Esalen said: "One way to think of what we do is that we put our heart in our hands and lead or follow them around the table."  I follow her guidance in this, and I have come to rely on my hands as extensions of my heart.  Through my hands, my heart listens to the needs of my clients, and from my heart I bring the skills of my training and experience to support the client's healing process.  Working in this way is intuitive with a clinical integrity that is respectful of ... more

Where I Work

Bill Kester Healing Arts  

1913 Addison Street, Berkeley, CA 94704 Map it


Massage, CA # 11256



Esalen Institute
Esalen® Professional Massage Intensive
Esalen Institute
Deep Bodywork I,II, III
Body Therapy Institute
Advanced Bodywork, Craniosacral Therapy, Advanced Esalen®
Milne Institute Inc
Visionary Craniosacral Therapy 1-7
San Francisco State University
BA, MA Drama


Notable Experiences

Craniosacral Therapy
Practitioner level training at Body Therapy Institute, Palo Alto, CA 2003 Instructor: Reiko Dewey Advanced Professional Training with the Milne Institute 2007 - 2010 Instructors: Hugh Milne, Giorgia Milne, Regina Callahan Certified as a Visionary Craniosacral Therapy Worker (VCSW) 2010 Practicing this modality since 2003
Esalen® Massage
Certified Esalen® Practioner, Esalen Institute, Big Sur, CA 2003. Professionally practiced this modality in Berkeley since 2003.
Body Therapy Institute, Palo Alto
Team taught Advanced Massage and Bodywork 2004-2007
Advanced Massage Therapist
Certified by Body Therapy Institute, Palo Alto, CA 2003. Practicing this modality professionally in Berkeley since 2003.
Deep Bodywork®
Three courses (I, II & IV) taught at Esalen Institute, Big Sur, CA, by Perry and Johanna Holloman completed in 2007. Practicing this modality since 2007.