Travis Eliot|Lauren Eckstrom: New Year, New Inner Dimension at 1440 Multiversity

Take your WHY to the next level at The WHY Program at 1440, Aug 23–25.


New Year, New Inner Dimension

A Holistic Yoga Flow Retreat

January 11 - 13, 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

True potential lives within the inner dimensions of the mind and heart. There is no better way to kick off 2019 than by diving deep within and getting clear so you can move forward into a new year of health and possibility.

Join kirtan musician and yoga teacher Travis Eliot, E-RYT 500, and yoga instructor and meditation teacher Lauren Eckstrom, E-RYT 500, and experience their celebrated style of Holistic Yoga Flow that encompasses thematic power yoga, awakening meditations, contemplative journaling, and soulful live music.

In this weekend retreat, you will learn:

  • Four specially crafted practices—all physically invigorating and soulfully deep
  • Asanas specific to your unique constitution
  • The ancient teachings of yoga through an exciting, modern lens
  • A dynamic and multifaceted approach to deepening your practice that includes music and writing.

No two bodies, souls, or years are the same. Leave with practices to bring out the very best in you and in the year ahead.

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  • Faculty Bio
    Travis Eliot, E-RYT 500

    Yoga teacher, kirtan musician, and author

    Travis Eliot is an international yoga instructor, kirtan musician, and author. Known for a teaching style that is dynamic, transforming, and full of heart, he offers his signature Holistic Yoga Flow classes in Los Angeles, California, directs Holistic Yoga Flow teacher trainings, and leads workshops and retreats throughout the world.

    Travis is creator of several yoga DVDs, including the groundbreaking series The Ultimate Yogi, as well as the acclaimed kirtan CD, The Meaning of Soul, which debuted at number three on the iTunes World Music charts.

    Coauthor of Holistic Yoga Flow: The Path of Practice, Travis has been featured in numerous magazines, including Asana Journal, Self, and Fitness Trainer, as well as the Huffington Post.

    A pioneer and leader in the yoga and fitness industry, he has an ability to make the authentic teachings of yoga accessible to a contemporary audience.

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    Lauren Eckstrom, E-RYT 500

    Yoga instructor and meditation teacher

    Lauren Eckstrom has studied under some of the world’s most prominent yoga and meditation teachers. Her classes combine creative sequencing with a focus on safe, sound alignment. Lauren leads Holistic Yoga Flow workshops, retreats, and teacher trainings in the Los Angeles area and internationally.

    A Yoga Alliance-certified instructor and meditation teacher, Lauren guides some of the world’s most well-known musicians, fashion icons, filmmakers, executives, and Fortune 500 companies in yoga and meditation.

    She cocreated the online yoga program Yoga 30 for 30, which has been downloaded in all 50 US states and over 43 countries around the world. Lauren coauthored Holistic Yoga Flow: The Path of Practice, and was associate producer of the award-winning DVD series The Ultimate Yogi.

    A yoga and mindfulness writer published in Yoga Journal,, Huffington Post, LA Yoga, and Mantra, Yoga + Health magazine, she has also been featured by Lululemon, Alo Yoga, and Manduka.

    Lauren regularly partners with licensed therapists, community leaders, and studios to help facilitate workshops and conversations that advocate yoga as a healing practice. The programs focus on topics such as reclaiming body image and making yoga inclusive for practitioners of all abilities, body types, and backgrounds.



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  • Why Attend
    • Harmonize your physical, emotional, mental, and spiritual bodies and start your new year off with a bang!

    • Study with two widely-acclaimed teachers known for their knowledge, inspiration, and dynamic approach. Travis and Lauren express the ancient teachings of yoga in a distinctly modern way.

    • Your intentions start here. Get clear on what you want and invoke the well-being you need to bring your dreams to fruition.

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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.

  • 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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