Shamini Jain|Kirti Srivastava: Embody the Goddess at 1440 Multiversity

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Embody the Goddess

November 15 - 17, 2019

Friday - Sunday, 2 nights

All-inclusive program package to include:

<ul> <li>Tuition</li> <li>Three Meals in Kitchen Table (daily)</li> <li>Shared or Private Accommodations</li> <li>Signature classes and wellness offerings</li> </ul> <p>Please Note: All packages are priced per person. Should you elect a shared accommodation and community hall bath, 1440 will randomly pair you with a gender-specific roommate. Only private rooms have the option of a private bath.  1440 Multiversity is a smoke-free campus.</p>

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Program Description

How do you become the goddess?

You intentionally embodying her qualities—her way of moving through the world.

Join Dr. Shamini Jain, healing researcher and educator and founder of the Consciousness and Healing Initiative, along with Kirti Srivastava, MA, E-RYT 500, inspiring dancer, yogi, and educator, for a weekend on becoming your most inspirational, fully expressed, and cocreative self.

Through guided exercises in vocal expression, movement, breathwork, and devotional dance, combined with Eastern spiritual practices of mudra, mantra, and yoga asana, you will learn how to:

  • Honor and nurture your inner calling of purpose and connection on this planet
  • Invoke the goddess and her many qualities of light and shadow to empower your awakening
  • Improvise more easily with words, sound, and movement
  • Embody your own light and shadow to integrate and transform places of disconnect into a sense of union
  • Call upon various forms of the goddess to empower your healing and the healing of others.

With strategies to manage emotion and unleash the creative grace within, come learn how to increase your access to divine spirit and flow. Becoming the goddess means becoming more of who you are here to be.

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  • Faculty Bio
    Shamini Jain, PhD

    Healing researcher and educator

    Dr. Shamini Jain is the founder and CEO of the nonprofit Consciousness and Healing Initiative (CHI), a collaborative accelerator of scientists, healers, artists, and educators to help lead humanity to heal themselves. She is an assistant professor in the department of psychiatry at University of California, San Diego, and known for her research in biofield healing practices.

    Fascinated with healing and human potential since childhood, Dr. Jain has sought to understand healing through the lens of science. She has conducted research in the areas of meditation, hands-on healing, and other integrative medicine practices from the scientific perspective of neurophysiology and psychoneuroimmunology.

    Dr. Jain integrates her background in clinical psychology, psychoneuroimmunology, healing arts, vocal performance, and East Indian spiritual practice to share with others how they can best heal themselves and live joyful, meaningful lives.

    She regularly speaks and teaches in diverse venues including TEDx, universities, conferences, hospitals, and retreat centers. As an author and contributor on the science and practice of healing, her work can be found on The Huffington Post, The Conversation, and the Times of India.

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    Kirti Srivastava, MA, E-RYT 500

    Educator, dancer, and wellness trainer

    Kirti Srivastava is an educator whose mission is to use arts integration, project-based learning, and mindfulness to provide students and families with a well-rounded and holistic approach honoring the whole child.

    Devoted to creativity, spirituality, education, dance, and fitness, she has been a dancer and performer for more than 20 years. She is trained in classical Indian, West African, Afro Brazilian, and hip-hop dance styles.

    With a master’s degree in education and her background in the arts, Kirti uses her own experiences as a student, teacher, and leader to create learning experiences in which participants learn by doing. Kirti believes that all learning begins with an intimate understanding and respect for ourselves and our unique abilities.

    From this awareness, we can then approach all learning opportunities from a place of celebration, abundance, and a natural interest. Kirti has incorporated this practice into the schools she has worked with as well as in her own practice as a movement medicine instructor and wellness trainer.

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  • Why Attend
    • You were born to be aware, authentic, and awesome! Explore how the mind-body connection and creativity join to foster inner awareness, authenticity, and joy.<br />

    • Study with two profoundly creative and embodied healers. Shamini and Kirti have taught, performed, and collaborated with schools and groups around the world.

    • Through practices in vocal expression and mantra, movement, and devotional dance, learn new ways to move beyond discomfort and embody the truest expression of your being.

  • Things to Know/Schedule

    Program Schedule

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    None required.

    Experience Level

    None required.

    Things to Bring

    Bring a yoga mat, bolsters for comfort, water, journal, and a writing utensil.

    What to Wear

    Dress comfortably

  • 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.

  • Accommodations

    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.


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