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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
Writing the Mind Alive
February 23 - 28, 2020
Writing the Mind Alive
In this powerful 5-day workshop with Linda Trichter Metcalf, author and creator of Proprioceptive Writing® (PW), and PW teacher Anne Bright, you will enter a world where you come to know yourself differently than you did before. As you write, you will open the gate to a new realm of self-discovery. If you feel cut off from creative expression, or if you have trouble knowing and expressing how you really feel, PW can help you hear and share your authentic voice. 
Linda Trichter MetcalfAbout Linda Trichter Metcalf Linda Trichter Metcalf
Anne BrightAbout Anne Bright Anne Bright
Personal Growth
The BOX Sessions
February 28 - March 1, 2020
The BOX Sessions
Join award-winning writer Laura Holson hosting a weekend with wildly popular The Moth radio show and podcast, cooking sensation Samin Nosrat, director Jon M. Chu, MacArthur “genius grant” winner Lynda Barry, novelist Jonathan Franzen, and an original group of Oscar winners and world-class artists. In workshops and breakout sessions, you will explore your sense of wonder and curiosity, experience the power of community, and learn that you are a creative person—perhaps in dimensions you never realized.
Samin NosratAbout Samin Nosrat Samin Nosrat
Lynda BarryAbout Lynda Barry Lynda Barry
The MothAbout The Moth The Moth
Jon M. ChuAbout Jon M. Chu Jon M. Chu
Jonathan FranzenAbout Jonathan Franzen Jonathan Franzen
Laura HolsonAbout Laura Holson Laura Holson
Jonny SunAbout Jonny Sun Jonny Sun
Amy GravittAbout Amy Gravitt Amy Gravitt
Fred DustAbout Fred Dust Fred Dust
Alec BergAbout Alec Berg Alec Berg
Nina JacobsonAbout Nina Jacobson Nina Jacobson
Darla AndersonAbout Darla Anderson Darla Anderson
Lisa Forkish and Vocal RushAbout Lisa Forkish and Vocal Rush Lisa Forkish and Vocal Rush
Andrew EvansAbout Andrew Evans Andrew Evans
Domee ShiAbout Domee Shi Domee Shi
Jimmie FailsAbout Jimmie Fails Jimmie Fails
Personal Growth
Intuitive Angel Healing 
February 28 - March 1, 2020
Intuitive Angel Healing 
For those of us with warmth and affection for the messengers and guides known as angels, there is an entire angelic sphere that can awaken our intuition, wisdom, and clarity. Unlock the storehouse of unbridled healing potential that lies inside of you with internationally celebrated healer and author Corin Grillo. Immersive and step-by-step practical training guides you to work directly with your angels. Delve into your inherent healing gifts, grow your intuition, and nurture your most powerful connection with the angels. Invite massive healing into your heart, mind, and life—all fueled by the sacred power and infinite wisdom of the angels. 
Corin GrilloAbout Corin Grillo Corin Grillo
Health & Wellness
Freedom from Pain
February 23 - 28, 2020
Freedom from Pain
Our human form is fundamentally designed for full physicality. Let Dr. Mike Lane and Erin Low, fitness experts in yoga, Pilates, chiropractic medicine, and Foundation Training, surprise you with what you’re truly capable of. Join Mike and Erin on the leading edge of movement science to integrate physical, mental, and emotional tools that expand your strength, mobility, stability, and capacity for anything you want to accomplish. This 5-day program is designed for every body, whether managing pain or pushing your edge, wanting to reach into the most fulfilling expression of life.
Mike LaneAbout Mike Lane Mike Lane
Erin LowAbout Erin Low Erin Low
Health & Wellness
Reconnecting to the Divine for Spiritual Transformation
March 6 - 8, 2020
Reconnecting to the Divine for Spiritual Transformation
Are you ready to begin your healing journey? We all retain the energy of our lineage, past lives, and life experiences, often causing energetic stagnation in the mind and body. These blockages lead to disease, dysfunction, despair, and distress. Join renowned healer and teacher Rob Wergin to renew your connection to divine energy and heal body, mind, and spirit. Through hands-on healing experiences, divine light transmissions, lectures, discussions, and shared explorations, you’ll dissolve energetic blockages to heal old wounds and dismiss disease. Go home with a renewed connection to divine energy and a healthy, vibrant body, mind, and spirit.
Rob WerginAbout Rob Wergin Rob Wergin
Health & Wellness
Prime of Life Yoga®
March 6 - 8, 2020
Prime of Life Yoga®
Harness the science of yoga to move into the next stage of your life with balance, flexibility, and strength. Whether you’re a beginner or longtime practitioner, the great Indian yoga masters say a different approach is necessary after the age of 40. Gain the knowledge to do so with experts Larry Payne, founder of Yoga Therapy Rx and Prime of Life Yoga, and David Allen, pioneering integrative medicine doctor, as they guide you in the acclaimed Prime of Life Yoga program. Explore safe, user-friendly postures, advanced breathing techniques, biomechanical optimization, and meditation for stress reduction. Return home with an expanded and empowered clarity on the daily practices that will unlock vitality for decades to come.
Larry PayneAbout Larry Payne Larry Payne
David AllenAbout David Allen David Allen
Professional Development
Professional Skills Training in EFT (Emotional Freedom Techniques)
March 1 - 6, 2020
Professional Skills Training in EFT (Emotional Freedom Techniques)
Emotional Freedom Techniques (EFT) tapping has exploded in global popularity due to its ability to resolve a range of chronic issues including pain, addiction, anxiety, depression, and autoimmune disease, while simultaneously boosting well-being. This immersive training with Dawson Church, creator of EFT Universe, presents clinical methods for professionals who want efficient and effective techniques that produce results. 
Dawson ChurchAbout Dawson Church Dawson Church
Professional Development
Mindful Self-Compassion
March 22 - 27, 2020
Mindful Self-Compassion
Most of us know what compassion for a loved one feels like. What if you gave yourself that same caring attention when you needed it most? Join expert teachers Beth Mulligan and Michelle Becker to learn how Mindful Self-Compassion can help you open your heart and move through life with greater ease. In this 5-day intensive, learn to cultivate skills that enhance your capacity for emotional well-being. 
Michelle BeckerAbout Michelle Becker Michelle Becker
Beth MulliganAbout Beth Mulligan Beth Mulligan
Professional Development
Transforming Trauma with EMDR
April 24 - May 1, 2020
Transforming Trauma with EMDR
Eye-Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) is a powerful therapeutic method for healing trauma-based problems. Informed by research in contemporary neuroscience, EMDR is part of a holistic approach to healing trauma by integrating body, mind, and spirit. In this professional training with Dr. Laurel Parnell—EMDR pioneer and author—you will gain skills to work more effectively with complex cases using EMDR tools.
Laurel ParnellAbout Laurel Parnell Laurel Parnell
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
Belonging & Unity
Stay Woke
May 15 - 17, 2020
Stay Woke
Join international sensation Justin Michael Williams to learn exactly how to break through to your real potential and use mindfulness to take action toward the things that matter most. We are modern people in a high-tech world. We have first-world problems and long to-do lists. And if you’ve lived in the struggle—overcoming homophobia, sexism, trauma, shame, depression, poverty, toxic masculinity, racism, or social injustice—you need a style of meditation that addresses these struggles directly.
Justin Michael WilliamsAbout Justin Michael Williams Justin Michael Williams
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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."
Sherpa, Santa Fe, NM

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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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