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Growth and Wellness Programs in Scotts Valley

We each approach our inner fitness, health, and wellness in a very personal way. 1440 respects these unique differences and offers opportunities for personal growth and development in a safe and open environment. Our diverse faculty offers curriculum that creates a sense of belonging for all. From writers and spiritual teachers to entrepreneurs, learning experiences and classes at 1440 lead you down the path of personal exploration, growth, and self-discovery to help you improve relationships, hone personal practices such as meditation, build your leadership and social skills, and more. 
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    Professional Development
    Leadership Development
    Team True North Leadership
    January 21 - 23, 2020
    Our world is calling for authentic, purpose-driven leaders to blaze a new leadership path—one based in self-awareness, emotional intelligence, and global perspectives. UC Berkeley Corporate Education and 1440 Multiversity bring you a 2-day program in business leader learning and authentic team leadership practices. With guidance from leadership and entrepreneurial experts Scott Kriens and Dan Mulhern, you'll gain the skills and perspective to empower others to be curious, learn, and innovate. Through discussion, small leadership circles, and 1440's signature wellness classes, you'll clarify your purpose and learn the value of helping others live theirs.
    Scott KriensScott Kriens
    Dan MulhernDan Mulhern
    Health & Wellness
    Yoga
    Red Dragon Yoga
    January 24 - 26, 2020
    Kick-start your new year with a revitalizing, wellness-focused weekend led by two beloved Red Dragon Yoga instructors. Binay Curtis and Ed Levinson bring you a powerful combination of Inferno Hot Pilates, Power Yoga, and accessible nutrition education. Sweat to the heat, flow to the beat of the music, and move your muscles through low-impact strength training exercises. Gain inspiration to commit to your wellness and learn how movement, stretching, and meditation empower you to take control of your busy life. Leave feeling energized, motivated, and ready to take on the year.
    Binay CurtisBinay Curtis
    Ed Levinson Ed Levinson 
    Personal Growth
    Self-Discovery
    MoneyZen for Women
    January 24 - 26, 2020
    If you are a woman struggling with money stress or feeling overwhelmed by the topic of personal finance and investing, you are not alone. The good news is you can learn to nurture a holistic, practical definition of healthy, joyful spending. Join Manisha Thakor and learn how to use mindfulness to explore key elements in your life or money history that are holding you back from financial harmony. You will tap into the age-old secret of being in alignment with your money, define what true wealth means to you, and take home a concrete plan to develop a loving relationship with money, regardless of your age or income level.
    Manisha ThakorManisha Thakor
    Personal Growth
    Self-Discovery
    Divine Wisdom
    January 24 - 26, 2020
    Energy, Spirit, and intuition are guides available to us as we navigate life. Join internationally renowned psychic medium Bill Philipps to connect with your intuitive guidance as you become aware of energy, explore the fundamentals of vibration and intention, and learn to open and balance your chakras. Take home tools to assist your soul's growth and evolution and connect to the Spirit world.
    Bill PhilippsBill Philipps
    Personal Growth
    Self-Discovery
    Beyond Pain Management
    January 24 - 26, 2020
    Unlearn Your Pain is an emerging model of care for healthcare professionals interested in helping patients eliminate chronic pain. Join Professor Howard Schubiner, director of the Mind-Body Medicine Program at Providence Hospital, and empower your practice. Incorporate concrete knowledge and a new understanding of "medically unexplained" disorders like TMJ, fibromyalgia, and more. Take away effective clinical practices based on cutting-edge research and advanced clinical interventions you can use to help your patients right away.
    Howard SchubinerHoward Schubiner
    Alan GordonAlan Gordon
    Belonging & Unity
    Compassionate Inquiry
    Path of the Courageous Heart
    January 31 - February 2, 2020
    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 SalzbergSharon Salzberg
    Omid SafiOmid Safi
    Health & Wellness
    Fitness
    The Mindfulness Playbook
    January 31 - February 2, 2020
    If life is a game, it's yours to win. Join former NFL linebacker and celebrity yogi Keith Mitchell as he shares the transformational practices of yoga, meditation, and mindfulness he relied on to recover from the paralyzing injury that abruptly ended his professional-football career. A blend of sports psychology, mindfulness, and strategy, this weekend will help you develop a playbook to elevate your consciousness, unlock your gifts, and act in alignment with your potential.
    Keith MitchellKeith Mitchell
    Personal Growth
    Self-Discovery
    The Power of Prayer
    January 31 - February 2, 2020
    "All prayers are heard and answered," says world-renowned medical intuitive and health and human consciousness pioneer Caroline Myss. In this powerful weekend, Caroline invites you to experience prayer at its deepest and most profound level—as a direct channel into union with the divine. Embrace the transformational journey—a willingness to sacrifice the familiar and enter the unknown that puts you on the path of grace. As Caroline says, "When we pray from a place of inner stillness, our thoughts and words become sacred and we can hear the answering call of heaven."
    Caroline MyssCaroline Myss
    Personal Growth
    Creative Expression
    The Book You Were Born to Write
    February 2 - 7, 2020
    Is there an inspiring book in you just waiting to come into being? Make your writing dream reality in this workshop with celebrated editor and writing coach Kelly Notaras. You'll learn everything you need to know about breaking into the transformational nonfiction market and cultivating the habits to get your work across the finish line and into the hands of those who need it.
    Kelly NotarasKelly Notaras
    Personal Growth
    Meditation
    Equanimity, Mindfulness, and the Science of Flourishing 
    February 2 - 7, 2020
    Radically improve your life and flourish with powerful, evidence-based mindfulness and equanimity practices taught by world-renowned meditation teacher Shinzen Young, top mindfulness researcher David Creswell, and CEO and head trainer at Unified Mindfulness Julianna Raye. Combine the best of neuroscience with the best of meditation practice during this enriching program. Return home better able to manage stress, deal with unwanted emotions, address loneliness, and negotiate difficult relationships with calm and clarity.
    Shinzen YoungShinzen Young
    David CreswellDavid Creswell
    Julianna RayeJulianna Raye
    Health & Wellness
    Yoga
    The Deeper Potential of Iyengar Yoga
    February 2 - 7, 2020
    Take a journey inward and trace your inner self through the art and science of asana. Join renowned Iyengar Yoga teacher Marla Apt for five days of self-inquiry and discovery in your yoga practice. You will explore asana and pranayama to increase your strength, coordination, flexibility, and well-being; how the body, mind, and breath are aligned in asanas in pranayama; and how to practice asana and pranayama progressively and safely.
    Marla AptMarla Apt
    Personal Growth
    Self-Discovery
    Navigating the Storm
    February 7 - 9, 2020
    Find peace and purpose in uncertain times and gain powerful tools to navigate in unchartered territory during this special weekend with renowned life coach Martha Beck. Through inspiring lectures and experiential exercises, you will learn to drop away from the "tameness" of socialization that has been holding you back and gain precious skills for clarity, constancy, and confidence that become increasingly valuable as life goes on.
    Martha BeckMartha Beck
    Personal Growth
    Relationships
    The Soulmate Secret
    February 7 - 9, 2020
    Are you seeking your soul mate? Join internationally celebrated love and relationship expert Arielle Ford for a fun, empowering, experiential workshop on The Soulmate Secret. Discover proven practices and transformational processes for manifesting a soul mate, and effective healing techniques to let go of past heartbreak and blocks to love. Learn how to clarify your needs and open your heart to connect with the partnership energy of the divine.
    Arielle FordArielle Ford
    Personal Growth
    Relationships
    Couples’ Communication Retreat
    February 7 - 9, 2020
    Couples Only Please call to Register

    Falling in love is the height of human feeling. But then what? That connection is vulnerable to compromises or criticism that can leave us defensive or resentful. Don't let the ties that bind—children, finances, or lifestyle—turn your partnership into a minimum-security prison. Awaken your relationship with guidance from Dr. Warren Farrell, renowned author and therapist, by engaging mutual trust, empowering active listening, and transforming internal defensiveness back into safety and love.
    Warren FarrellWarren Farrell
    Health & Wellness
    Yoga
    Alchemy of the Heart
    February 9 - 14, 2020
    Love is the whole story. Embodying it fully is both path and practice. Join master coach and meditation teacher Scott Schwenk for a dynamic 5-day meditation retreat exploring the terrain of joy, freedom, and highly creative flow-states both in the midst of deep meditation practice and ordinary life. Explore what it means to go deeper in meditation and expand intuitive insight about your own practices and development.
    Scott SchwenkScott Schwenk
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