Sally Kempton - 1440 Multiversity

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Sally Kempton

Spiritual teacher, author, and former Vedic swami

Sally Kempton, a former swami in a Vedic tradition, has been practicing and teaching for more than 40 years. Her teachings combine profound knowledge of the texts of yoga and Tantra with practical wisdom from contemporary psychology and integral thought.

She is a powerful teacher of applied spiritual wisdom, known for her capacity to kindle meditative states in others, and to help students work with meditative experience as a framework for practical life-change. She teaches retreats, workshops, and teleclasses, and is on the faculty at the Esalen Institute in Big Sur, California, and the Kripalu Center in Stockbridge, Massachusetts.

Sally is the author of Meditation for the Love of It, called “the meditation book your heart wants you to read” by Spirituality & Health Magazine, and the best-selling book, Awakening Shakti: The Transformative Power of the Goddesses of Yoga. Her audio program, Doorways to the Infinite: The Art & Practice of Tantric Meditation, was released by Sounds True.

Upcoming Programs

Touching Enlightenment

October 4 - 6, 2019

Friday - Sunday, 2 nights

The human body is a home filled with doorways into the enlightened state. The greatest of these is the inner heart, which is not only each person’s emotional center but also the direct path to connecting to the universal. Join beloved author and meditation teacher Sally Kempton in an intensive and highly experiential weekend to...

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The Practice at 1440

January 17 - 20, 2020

Friday - Monday, 3 nights

Four days. Eight master teachers. One path. You are invited to deepen and reconnect to your practice at a design-your-own yoga retreat presented by 1440 Multiversity and Yoga Journal. Your experience begins Friday evening at an inspirational keynote and extends through the weekend—with your unique schedule of asana, pranayama, and meditation classes—culminating in a closing...

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Previous Programs

Love, Spirit, and You

July 14 - 16, 2017

Friday - Sunday, 2 nights

Join master teacher Sally Kempton and discover a radical and transformative yogic approach to working with your difficult emotions. Rather than staying stuck in painful and confusing emotional habits, you can learn to transmute that energy into a pathway toward personal transformation. Sally, a 45-year practitioner in a tradition of enlightenment, has a unique ability...

Freedom, Ecstasy, and Awakening

July 27 - 29, 2018

Friday - Sunday, 2 nights

The Vijnana Bhairava Tantra (Wisdom of the Fiery One) is a manual for self-realization and one of the most famous and powerful meditation texts in Tantric literature. In this highly experiential class, renowned meditation teacher Sally Kempton offers an in-depth introduction to the text, the philosophy behind it, and its enormous relevance to contemporary practice. Guided through...