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Cultivate Your Professional Development


Poised at the intersection of mindfulness and leadership, 1440's vanguard immersion learning courses will help you expand your knowledge, hone your skills, and advance on your career path with confidence. From discovering your inner leader to incorporating self-compassion in the workplace, our personal development courses will lead you on the path to success within a diverse community committed to human progress.
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Professional Development
Mindful Leadership
Designing Your Life Retreat
October 25 - 27, 2019
Hone in on your big questions at the Designing Your Life (DYL) Retreat, offered in weekend-long format for the first time ever. Join DYL cocreator Dave Evans for a high-impact experience based on the New York Times number-one best seller and wildly popular Stanford University course. Learn to apply "design thinking" to architect your own road map and thrive.
Dave EvansDave Evans
Professional Development
Authentic Leadership
Be Your Own Leader
November 15 - 17, 2019
In a world of endless chaos and complexity, it has never been more important to take charge of your life and future-if you don't, who will? Join celebrated speaker and author Whitney Vosburgh to learn the three steps of your leadership path: Purpose, Place, and Practice-your destiny, your community, and your method. During this weekend of purposeful self-discovery discover your inner wisdom, life navigational tools, and personal North Star. Together you'll explore mindful and creative inquiry and walk away with a visual life map for creating your future, starting today.
Whitney VosburghWhitney Vosburgh
Professional Development
Teacher Training
Transforming Trauma with EMDR (Part 3)
December 5 - 8, 2019
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 ParnellLaurel Parnell
Professional Development
Authentic Leadership
Mindful Self-Compassion at Work
January 12 - 17, 2020
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 GermerChristopher Germer
Wibo KooleWibo Koole
Professional Development
Yoga
Yoga Biomechanics
January 12 - 17, 2020
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 MitchellJules Mitchell
Professional Development
Authentic Leadership
15 Commitments of Conscious Leadership
February 21 - 23, 2020
Coaches are discovering that in order to change unwanted patterns in business and leadership, you must address two things: content and context-the consciousness from where the content is discussed. Join Diana Chapman and Jim Dethmer, authors of The 15 Commitments of Conscious Leadership, for a course for coaches that will forever change the way you understand leadership. Any one of the 15 commitments will change your life. All of them together are revolutionary.
Jim DethmerJim Dethmer
Diana ChapmanDiana Chapman
Professional Development
Certification
Professional Skills Training in EFT (Emotional Freedom Techniques)
March 1 - 6, 2020
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 ChurchDawson Church
Professional Development
Teacher Training
Mindful Yoga for Chronic Pain Professional Training
March 8 - 13, 2020
Explore a groundbreaking, evidence-based program that provides lasting relief by addressing the neuroplasticity underlying chronic pain. The Mindful Yoga for Chronic Pain Professional Training is a unique 36-hour intensive course for yoga teachers, physical therapists, mental health therapists, and healthcare providers. Developed by yoga therapist Kimberly Carson and health psychologist Jim Carson this 5-day training elegantly integrates the essence of yoga with contemporary science.
Kimberly CarsonKimberly Carson
Jim CarsonJim Carson
Professional Development
Mindful Leadership
Mindful Self-Compassion
March 22 - 27, 2020
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 BeckerMichelle Becker
Beth MulliganBeth Mulligan
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