Join us for our limited time Discovery Weekends


Finally Get Fit

A Successful Formula for Busy People

May 26 - 28, 2017

Friday - Sunday, 2 nights

$325 Tuition

Plus 2 nights all-inclusive accommodations priced separately

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Program Description

Are you over-committed, over-worked, stressed, and sleep deprived? Have you had to put health and fitness on the back burner? Do you feel pulled in too many directions and unable to find time to exercise and eat well, not to mention relax?

Here’s the good news: in just one weekend with fitness coach and transformational expert, Brien Shamp, BS, CSCS, you can learn successful strategies for coming back to your best self—the one you forgot about when life got in the way.

Brien specializes in working with people who have never been successful with exercise or a healthy lifestyle and those with injuries. This weekend, you will craft a game plan to achieve your health and wellness goals in an enjoyable way within the framework of your demanding life.

You will discover how to satisfy your seven daily primal needs and cultivate the mindset to stay motivated day after day as you learn:

  • How to start the day for success
  • Key movements to improve activities of daily living and boost metabolism
  • Dietary strategies to get lean and healthy without dieting or countimg calories, including how to make a variety of smoothies and bulletproof coffee
  • Meditation, affirmations, and chakra-balancing exercises
  • How to be successful without going to the gym.

From learning the best ideas for a quick workout to ideas for innovative meal preparation when time is tight, you will take home a wealth of practical options to support your health and vitality, along with a renewed belief in your potential to thrive.

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  • Faculty Bio
    Brien Shamp, BS, CSCS

    Body transformation expert and lifestyle coach

    Brien Shamp has 25 years of experience as a body transformation expert, boot camp coach, personal trainer, nutrition and lifestyle coach, massage therapist, strength coach, and a Reiki practitioner.

    Brien holds a BS in exercise science with an emphasis in biomechanics from UC Davis and completed extensive graduate studies in exercise physiology and adapted physical education at San Francisco State University.

    He teaches his clients how to achieve balance in the crazy world of Silicon Valley, training them not only to get fit, but to address the seven primal needs: breath, hydration, sleep, nutrition, love, personal development and movement. Brien has both male and female clients, but has a special interest in helping women who are overcommitted, overwhelmed, and overworked to decrease stress, body fat, and pain, and to improve hormonal balance.

    He began personal fitness training in 1991 at the age of 18. He now develops weekly programs for over 1,000 clients and students of all abilities and ages (up to 105 years old). He has written hundreds of articles on various health and fitness-related topics, and is a monthly contributor to Parenting on the Peninsula magazine.

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  • Why Attend
    • Reconnect to vitality, joy, and physical fitness in easy and practical ways that fit into your busy life.

    • Rediscover hope and get empowered to incorporate exercise, healthy eating, and relaxation into the natural flow of your days.

    • Gain the support you need to achieve your goals and celebrate your victories.

    • Enjoy a weekend away from all the demands on your time to make you and your self-care the top priority.

  • Things to Know/Schedule

    Program Schedule

    Download a sample schedule.


    None required.

    Experience Level

    None required.

    Things To Bring

    Water bottles and a towel

    What to Wear

    Workout clothes and workout shoes

    Special Interest To

    Mothers and all women who struggle to be successful with exercise or a healthy lifestyle

  • 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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