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A California Learning Destination and Wellness Retreat For Conversations that Matter 

From crafting a healthier lifestyle by emphasizing your inner fitness to unlocking the secrets to successful leadership, the answers for self-discovery and growth can be found within the immersion programs at 1440 MultiversityAmerica's newest learning destination.  

 

Question, strategize, and think outside the box in personal and professional development courses led by mold-breaking luminary thinkers and esteemed practitioners whom we call champions. Named for the number of minutes in a day, 1440 is a principle1440 minutes in each day to be more aware, authentic, empathic, connected, and present. Together with our champions, we believe in building compassionate communities around the world . . . one person, one relationship, one connection, each minute of each day, one resilient act at a time.

 

1440 Multiversity is an operating 501(c)(3) philanthropic campus that supports charitable causes in the Bay Area. Thank you for supporting our work of self, society and pioneering new paths for collaborative communities in the world.

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Find Your Focus Upcoming Programs

Personal Growth
Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain
November 17 - 22, 2019
Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain
Join artist Lisbeth Firmin for an intensive 5-day immersion in demonstrations and studio exercises. Explore specialized functions of the right- and left-brain hemispheres, and experience a carefully sequenced process designed to open up new ways of seeing. You will take home the perceptual skills and drawing techniques you need to capture what inspires you in ways you never thought possible.
Lisbeth FirminAbout Lisbeth Firmin Lisbeth Firmin
Personal Growth
Fire and Ice
November 22 - 24, 2019
Fire and Ice
Leave the rush of your busy life and become still enough to hear the stories and poems that unfurl within you. Led by Ellen Bass and Roxan McDonald, two extraordinary and gifted writers, this is an opportunity to write, share, and hear how your work touches others. Whether you are interested in poetry, fiction, nonfiction, memoir, or journal writing, this workshop will provide a rich opportunity to explore the fire and ice, the passion and precision of writing. Come leap forward in your art.
Ellen BassAbout Ellen Bass Ellen Bass
Roxan McDonaldAbout Roxan McDonald Roxan McDonald
Personal Growth
Heart of Devotion
November 22 - 24, 2019
Heart of Devotion
Quiet the mind and let the heart open while chanting in the tradition of Bhakti Yoga with Grammy-nominated chant artist Krishna Das. Whether you chant with KD often or this is your first time, come hear your own unique voice blend with other voices like the drop of water in the ocean. Enrich your life experience through an enriching weekend of chanting, storytelling, and reflection.
Krishna DasAbout Krishna Das Krishna Das
Health & Wellness
Whole Yoga
November 17 - 22, 2019
Whole Yoga
Immerse your entire lifestyle into the living practice of yoga. Global yoga experts Janet Stone and Christopher Hareesh Wallis guide you in a uniquely powerful combination of vinyasa and Tantra to apply time-honored practices directly and effectively to contemporary challenges. This ancient science—in all its limbs and aspects—provides the inspiration and know-how to build a holistically integrated self in all facets of work, home, and relationships. Through philosophy, asana, Sanskrit wisdom, meditation, pranayama, and bhakti unlock an expanded and emboldened vision of the vital and joyful life you truly dream of manifesting.
Janet StoneAbout Janet Stone Janet Stone
Christopher Hareesh WallisAbout Christopher Hareesh Wallis Christopher Hareesh Wallis
Health & Wellness
Heart Centered Practice
November 22 - 24, 2019
Heart Centered Practice
Join master wellness coach and yoga instructor James Higgins in this powerful workshop designed to help you strengthen your foundation and tap into your deep, inherent goodness. Slow down and enjoy this insightful and deeply experiential weekend of skilled asana instruction, guided meditation, pranayama, and yoga nidra. Let visualization, sound, voice, psychological inspiration, and restorative rest set you free.
James HigginsAbout James Higgins James Higgins
Health & Wellness
Awakening Heart—Thanksgiving Weekend Retreat
November 29 - December 1, 2019
Awakening Heart—Thanksgiving Weekend Retreat
We are living at a time of great awakening. The human heart holds the key to personal and planetary evolution as the doorway to unity consciousness itself. Join world-renowned teacher Saul David Raye and special guest, musician Jim Beckwith, in this intimate retreat. Explore ancient and modern teachings to tap into the power and magic of the heart. Discover the core of your being and harness your life force for increased awareness, greater compassion, and personal and collective healing.
Saul David RayeAbout Saul David Raye Saul David Raye
Professional Development
Transforming Trauma with EMDR (Part 3)
December 5 - 8, 2019
Transforming Trauma with EMDR (Part 3)
Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) therapy has exploded in popularity worldwide, becoming a go-to, first-line treatment that is truly life-changing for countless people. Join Dr. Laurel Parnell, the renowned EMDR pioneer and author of five books, for this advanced training to complete your skillset in using EMDR tools. Studies repeatedly reveal that EMDR clients conclude therapy feeling acceptance, even empowerment, from the experiences that wounded them. Trauma has not only been resolved, but actually transformed. As a natural outcome, clients’ thoughts, feelings, and behaviors show thriving emotional health. Learn how to help your clients experience the full benefits of therapy, in moments instead of years, through EMDR.
Laurel ParnellAbout Laurel Parnell Laurel Parnell
Professional Development
Yoga Biomechanics
January 12 - 17, 2020
Yoga Biomechanics
Join global yoga teacher Jules Mitchell for a 5-day intensive that combines asana and all of the basics of biomechanics to take your knowledge and teaching confidence to the next level. Jules will lead you through the latest in movement research and foundational scientific concepts in an easy-to-understand way that builds body awareness and will immediately impact the way you teach and practice yoga. Learn how current science can help you refine your cueing, pose choices, and sequencing. Go home ready to bring biomechanical concepts into asana in a real, actionable way.
Jules MitchellAbout Jules Mitchell Jules Mitchell
Professional Development
Mindful Self-Compassion at Work
January 12 - 17, 2020
Mindful Self-Compassion at Work
While increasing research shows that compassion is good for workplace productivity and satisfaction overall, it also proves that self-compassion (inner compassion applied to ourselves first) reduces stress and anxiety, giving rise to improved mental well-being, emotional resilience, physical health, and personal relationships. Join Christopher Germer, co-developer of the internationally popular Mindful Self-Compassion (MSC) training, and Wibo Koole, a trailblazer in mindful leadership, for this lively and groundbreaking program that specifically addresses the needs of people in the business community—staff, managers, and CEOs.
Christopher GermerAbout Christopher Germer Christopher Germer
Wibo KooleAbout Wibo Koole Wibo Koole
Belonging & Unity
Path of the Courageous Heart
January 31 - February 2, 2020
Path of the Courageous Heart
How do we remain connected to light and love? How do we engage in the world with skillful action? Join two spiritual leading lights—Sharon Salzberg, the pioneer who brought meditation to the West, and Omid Safi, renowned expert in contemporary Islamic thought and spirituality—for a weekend immersion into the Path of the Courageous Heart. Drawing from Islamic Mysticism and Buddhism, these acclaimed teachers bring a unique approach to awakened living—joining Radical Love, mindfulness, and lovingkindness—in polarizing times.
Sharon SalzbergAbout Sharon Salzberg Sharon Salzberg
Omid SafiAbout Omid Safi Omid Safi
Belonging & Unity
The Soul of Money
March 20 - 22, 2020
The Soul of Money
Does a reluctance for fundraising prevent your organization from achieving its goals? Shift fundraising from a “necessary evil” into the most exciting and fulfilling expression of your mission! Join financial and philanthropic masterminds Lynne Twist and ​Sara Vetter for an innovative weekend that will ignite fundraising success—with confidence, efficacy, and authenticity.
Lynne TwistAbout Lynne Twist Lynne Twist
Sara VetterAbout Sara Vetter Sara Vetter
Belonging & Unity
Tribe of Men
April 3 - 5, 2020
Tribe of Men
Men around the world are waking up to a new paradigm of masculinity—one grounded in honesty, vulnerability, connection, and growth. This powerful program led by Todd Adams and Frank Naugo, cofounders of The Tribe Men’s Group, gathers a supportive community of men together to awaken and empower your authentic self. 
Todd AdamsAbout Todd Adams Todd Adams
Frank NaugoAbout Frank Naugo Frank Naugo
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Private & Shared Rooms Rest, Relax and Reflect

1440 is not a hotel or resort. Rather it evokes the feeling of stepping onto a small private college campus, including dormitory-style accommodations. You can relax and renew in our private rooms and suites, however, the majority of our accommodations are designed to be shared with minimalist design and the freedom from distracting devices such as TVs and telephones.

 

Our modern sleeping pods offer social interaction and the most affordable accommodations for those traveling on a budget. All accommodations include instructor led wellness classes, three healthy daily meals in Kitchen Table that always include vegan foods, use of the Fitness Center and infinity-edge hot tub in the Healing Arts center, and access to four miles of nature trails surrounded by towering redwoods.

Meeting at 1440 Multiversity

Meetings

Inspired Meetings

From inspired gatherings to immersion conferences to overnight retreats, enjoy educational and team-building activities spark deeper conversations and creativity for your organization to flourish.  
Dining At 1440 Multiversity, Scotts Valley

Dining

Local, Organic Cuisine

Nourish body and spirit with fresh, local cuisine that reflects 1440's commitment to healthy and sustainable dining experiences. Enjoy seasonal, plant-based foods and organic meats and seafood sourced locally at Kitchen Table.

 

 

Healing Spa at Learning center in Scotts Valley

Spa & Healing Arts

Renew and Restore

Restore and renew with holistic spa treatments, from a brightening facial to a detox massage. Spa therapies promote relaxation, natural healing and restorative sleep so you are energized for your next learning experience.

Guest ReviewsA Nourishing, Healing Place

"Driving into 1440 is a feast for the senses and staying here is always a delight. From the food to the spa to the beauty of the land, everything is impeccably held and executed. Whether you are going for personal rejuvenation or want to partake in one of 1440's programs, you will be inspired and leave renewed."
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Traveler’s Insights

How did 1440 Multiversity get its name?
How did 1440 Multiversity get its name?
1440 represents the number of minutes in a day—a principle of sorts that affords each of us 1440 opportunities to be more aware and mindful of how we are spending our time and the development of a greater awareness of ourselves and our relationships with others. Multiversity represents the "multitude" of doors or pathways one can choose from to learn and grow on their journey to self-discovery and human design. Learn More About How did 1440 Multiversity get its name?
Can locals or visitors enjoy 1440's campus facilities and trails?
Can locals or visitors enjoy 1440's campus facilities and trails?
While we occasionally offer events and programs for locals, the 1440 campus is a private retreat with tours, trails and amenities only for registered guests. 1440 strictly abides by this policy and enforces criminal trespass laws, which can lead to penalties of up to six months in county jail and/or a fine up to $1,000.00 Learn More About Can locals or visitors enjoy 1440's campus facilities and trails?
Why do I have to wear my registration badge?
Why do I have to wear my registration badge?
1440 is a private campus and your registration badge is made exclusively for you containing your name, dates of your stay and the program you are registered in. Based on the 501c3 status of 1440 Multiversity as a learning destination, we are legally required to only serve guests that are registered to learn on our campus.

The staff is expected to ask guests to identify themselves by wearing the badge provided to them upon arrival at The Lodge when entering classrooms, the community dining hall, signature classes, retail outlets, healing arts, or any other public space on campus.

Guests must display their registration badges at all times and present them to staff before being served or granted access to the private grounds of 1440. You will be asked for your badge so please wear it at all times.
1440 strictly abides by this policy and enforces criminal trespass laws as outlined in California Penal Code 602 PC which can lead to penalties of up to six (6) months in county jail and/or a fine up to $1,000.00
Learn More About Why do I have to wear my registration badge?
Can I book a private room for my stay at 1440?
Can I book a private room for my stay at 1440?
Yes, all guests have the option of booking a private room at a premium price based on a first-come basis when available. However, please select carefully since not all private rooms have private bathrooms. You can book a private room by reserving online or by calling 1-844-544-1440 (option 1). If you have a traveling companion you wish to share with, you must call to book such reservations over the phone as our website only allows for individual reservations. To book for more than one person sharing the same room, please call our reservations line: 1-844-544-1440. Learn More About Can I book a private room for my stay at 1440?
What are the daily hours of the Spa and Healing Arts center?
What are the daily hours of the Spa and Healing Arts center?
The Spa and Healing Arts center is open from 9:00 am to 10:00 pm daily and accessible to registered guests only. Based on demand, locker rooms and steam rooms are only available to guests with reserved treatments on the weekends. Learn More About What are the daily hours of the Spa and Healing Arts center?
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1440 Multiversity Learning center in Scotts Valley

A Bay Area Retreat for Life Learning

Retreat to our peaceful haven in the redwoods of Scotts Valley, California, in the mountains between San Jose and Santa Cruz. Explore nearby coastal towns, Pacific beaches, or Sonoma and Napa Valley wineries, or discover our beautiful wooded campus with indoor and outdoor art installations from ancient fossils to murals and sculptures placed throughout the 75 acres.

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