ITP Presentations and Workshops

Listen to inspiring presentations on topics ranging from the origins of ITP and the human potential movement to out emerging supernormal capacities and the theory of evolutionary panentheism. Click on the images to learn more.

It is our pleasure to make most of the titles below available to all, however, some may only be available to ITPI Members as a benefit of their membership. If you are not a current Member, consider joining today. Click here to learn more.

Annie Styron Leonard's Talk on Service at the 2010 ITPI Conference

How do we make the world a better place while also pursuing our own transformation? Listen as Annie Styron Leonard speaks about service at ITP, and why we need to discover ourselves in the larger context, acting in the benefit of all beings.

Authoring Your Life: A Three-Part Discussion at ITPI's 2012 Conference

Explore what it means to be the author of your life and embody your human potential through this four-part talk with Michael Murphy and Jeff Kripal, presented at Esalen in 2012.

From the Lab to the Playa: The Science of Human Potential

Michael Murphy and Cassandra Vieten, Executive Director of Research at the Institute of Noetic Sciences (IONS) and Co-Director of the Mind-Body Medicine Research Group at California Pacific Medical Center, discuss the leading edge of research validating ITP and other spiritual and integral practices.

ITP and the Evolution of the Soul: A Two-Part Series with Michael Murphy

In this 2011 recording, Michael Murphy discusses the evolution of evolution itself and how various philosophies and traditions situate themselves in relation to the evolving universe. Gain a deeper understanding of the “fundamental assumption of ITP”—that our evolving souls, and deepest subjectivity, are one with the eternal soul, and through practice we can re-own our divine identity while sharing in the core adventure of the universe itself. 

Leadership Transformed: Soul-Based Leadership for Renewing Yourself and Our World

Listen to inspiring dialogue focused on leadership from the inside out, the interrelationship of personal and social transformation and the shared goals of friends of ITP to create a sustainable and better world for all.

Michael Murphy, Bobby Clampett and Barry Robbins in conversation on Golf in the Kingdom Book's Adaptation to Film

Michael Murphy, PGA Champions Tour Player Bobby Clampett, and ITPI Vice President Barry Robbins discuss the adaptation of Michael Murphy's book Golf in the Kingdom, onto the big screen.

Pioneers of Practice: Honoring the Work of George and Annie Leonard

In this intimate session, Wendy Palmer, Joel Kirsch and Pam Kramer reflect on their years of friendship and collaboration with George and Annie Leonard. The panel, moderated by Barry Robbins, discusses how their lives and work were touched and forever changed by George and Annie.

The Science of Transformation Through Long-Term Practice

Cassandra Vieten, PhD, discusses scientific methods and research that support the capacity people have to transform their lives through long-term practice. Hear about inspiring results from IONS studies on consciousness and transformative practices and learn about the challenges faced by scientists whose research falls outside contemporary scientific milieu.

The Origins and Evolution of ITP

Learn about the history of Esalen and the rise of mysticism in the U.S. during the 1960s, in this inspiring talk by ITP co-founder Michael Murphy, given at Esalen during the 2012 ITPI conference.

Transformational Imaging Presentation

In this guided audio presentation, originally presented to our ITP group leaders, you will develop your ability to create mindful imagery and effectively integrate this vision into your affirmations.

Supernormal Capacities

Take a deep dive into realizing your supernormal capacities through ITP in this audio presentation by Barry Robbins and Christina Grote, first shared during our January 2015 Group Leader conference call.

The Big Vision Part I

In this talk, originally recorded during the Seekers and Sages Evening Program series in 2010, Michael Murphy is joined by Kevin Maher to discuss the intellectual and cultural currents that have worked to push “metanarratives” out of favor in contemporary academic and mainstream dialogue.

The Big Vision Part II

In this talk, originally recorded during the Seekers and Sages Evening Program series in 2010, Michael Murphy discusses various ways in which your philosophy, worldview or religious beliefs can impact your life and practice; and how belief systems can have huge consequences on the culture at large.

New Steps for ITP

In this intimate and revealing talk first recorded during the Seekers and Sages Evening Program series in 2012, Michael Murphy gives us a glimpse into his latest experiences with “stepping up” his practice.

Dialogue with Michael Murphy, Tim Boyd and Emanuel Kuntzelman

Gain insight on evolutionary theory, esoteric anatomies and spiritual practice through this lively dialogue between Michael Murphy, Tim Boyd, president of the Theosophical Society and president of Greenheart International, Emanuel Kuntzelman, originally recorded at the March 2015 Falkirk Lecture Series.

The Emergence of Supernormal Capacities, Pt. 1

In Part I of this two-part audio recording from the 2013 Seekers and Sages Evening Program series, Michael Murphy outlines “the crucial marriage of vision and practice” and shares examples of supernormal capacities that can witnessed in our current times.

The Emergence of Supernormal Capacities, Pt. 2

In Part 2 of this two-part audio recording from the 2013 Seekers and Sages Evening Program series, Michael discusses the emergence of supernormal capacities in the contemporary world of sports, the importance of attending to the stages of focused attention and sustaining our practice so that the subliminal mind goes to work for us.

Practice as a Window into the Subliminal Mind

In this talk, given during the 2012 Seekers and Sages Evening Program series, Michael Murphy gives a brief overview of Evolutionary Panentheism, its implications for practice and the resulting “graces that are given” and witnessed in everyday life.

The Birth of Evolutionary Panentheism Part I: German Idealism

In this talk, given during the 2012 Seekers and Sages Evening Program series, Michael Murphy discusses the contributions made by great thinkers such as Sri Aurobindo, Fichte, Schelling, Hegel, Jung and William James, offering a grounding philosophy in our practice. 

The Birth of Evolutionary Panentheism Part II: Fredric Myers

In this talk, given during the 2012 Seekers and Sages Evening Program series, Michael Murphy discusses Frederic Myers’ “Scheme of Human Faculty in its Relation to Time,” and how this model points to practices that can reach into our extraordinary capacities.

The Future of the Body

In these excerpts from a 2006 public presentation, Michael Murphy discusses the many “bodies” we inhabit and how evolution is far more than just the evolution of the flesh.

The Two Souls

In this talk, given during the 2011 Seekers and Sages Evening Program series, Michael Murphy discusses how various traditions, mystics and writers have pointed to a relationship between our “individual evolving souls” and “the ultimate source of our being” and how we can be alert to clues about our evolving soul’s purpose.

The Kata Song

Add a joyful reminder of the power of your Kata practice in this ITP original by practitioners Rich Sigberman and Tim Cleary.