Each of us is governed by one of the five Chinese Elements of Water, Wood, Fire, Earth, or Metal. This element is the filter through which we operate in our lives: everything we do is refracted through its lens.
In this five-day experiential workshop Lauren Walker, creator of Energy Medicine Yoga, will lead you deep into your own energy and closer to a body/mind/spirit transformation. Based on her book The Energy Medicine Yoga Prescription, this workshop will show you just how simple it is to achieve and maintain whole health.
Through asana, breath work, meditation, visualization, as well as journaling, self-massage, tapping, ceremony and ritual, you will learn:
- What your dominant element is and how it affects you
- How to bring all five elements into balance for optimal health and resilience
- The role your emotions play in your physical, mental, and spiritual well-being
- The foundations of the intuitive, tantra-based practice of Energy Medicine Yoga
- Techniques for freeing emotional and physical pain.
Come away with a daily practice and tools geared specifically for you, helping you heal and thrive in every area of your life. This week is about personal transformation, personal power, and joy.
Transformational yoga teacher, creator of Energy Medicine Yoga
Lauren Walker has been teaching yoga and meditation since 1997. A student of Donna Eden, Lauren created Energy Medicine Yoga while teaching at Norwich University, the oldest, private, military college in the country. She saw that these students had no extra time in their days and that many of them slept only four to five hours per night while taking on demanding academic and military responsibilities. Energy Medicine Yoga provided tools to create more time where there was none—to make their days feel more expansive and their lives easier and more integrated. Years later, Lauren teaches this intuitive, tantra-based practice around the world.
In addition to conducting teacher trainings and expanding the EMYoga school, Lauren’s passion is leading transformational retreats. Helping people shift out of difficult patterns and drop into the ease and joy of life is her juiciest and most satisfying work.
Lauren is the author of Energy Medicine Yoga: Amplify the Healing Power of Your Yoga Practice and The Energy Medicine Yoga Prescription. Recently named one of the top 100 most influential yoga teachers in America, she has taught at Yoga Journal Conference, Wanderlust, Omega, Kripalu, the beautiful Hollyhock retreat center on Cortes Island and has been featured in Yoga Journal, Mantra, Yoga Digest, and The New York Times.
Lauren is an avid skier and credits her success on the slopes to EMYoga, visualization, and tapping.View Bio Page
Albert Einstein said, “everything is energy and that's all there is to it.” Learn how to tap into and harness your own energy so it can serve you in every possible way.
Pills, magic potions, or complex treatments aren’t the secret to living a five-star life. The prescription for physical, spiritual, and emotional well-being involves simple and concrete things you can do, on your own, in your everyday life.
Energy Medicine Yoga results in a deep love, appreciation, and acceptance of yourself as you are. From that place, all healing, transformation, contentment, and peace are possible.
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About 1440 Multiversity
Beautifully nestled in the California redwoods near Santa Cruz, our 75-acre campus is within easy reach of San Francisco and Silicon Valley.
1440 Multiversity is a place to spend time engaging some of life’s most meaningful personal questions and to enjoy, restore, and reenergize yourself as you do it.
You’ll find new energy through immersion learning—setting aside daily urgencies and dedicating uninterrupted time to focus on important, but often elusive, priorities. Our unique collaboration with world-class faculty coupled with an original, inspirational curriculum and magnificent grounds make this a place like no other. Add in fresh, redwood-scented air, delicious and healthy food, deep reflection, fun exercise, and good sleep and you’ve pretty much captured what you’ll experience here.
At 1440 Multiversity, you’ll find a wide range of accommodations to meet your preferences and budget. All of our rooms have been thoughtfully designed to provide comfort, promote reflection, and foster connection with others.
Accommodation rates include more than just the bed you sleep in.
Per-person per-night rates include:
- nourishing locally sourced, seasonal meals
- daily meditation and yoga classes
- non-ticketed evening events
- use of all facilities, including the Fitness Center, steam rooms, and infinity-edge hot tub.
Guests also enjoy access to woodland trails, cafés, and shops.