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Self-Transformation with Lightyear Leadership

Create Your Unique Legacy

September 8 - 10, 2017

Friday - Sunday, 2 nights

$350 Tuition

Plus 2 nights all-inclusive accommodations priced separately

Registration Closed

Program Description

The Lightyear self-leadership method of rapid transformation is based in the belief that we need to understand and claim our personal power in this world. It is our work to discover who we are, what we came here to do, and then do our very best to remain true to ourselves and the personal legacy we wish to create.

Through the Lightyear method, you will gain the tools to design your own unique legacy, support your legacy through your vision and goals, choose how you respond to situations in your life, and recognize the power and responsibility of your words.

In this empowering workshop, you will have experiences of one-on-one sharing, group sharing, journaling, physical movement, and visioning. Come learn:

  • The Lightyear self-leadership method of rapid transformation
  • To create a compelling vision for your life with the goals and tools to make it all happen
  • A highly empowering approach to life and leadership based on a future of possibility as opposed to restrictions from the past.

Because our choices impact everything around us, part of our personal responsibility in creating our legacy is to examine the internal voice inside our heads, make sure we are listening to accurate information, and actively choosing to live above the line.

This work of self-discovery, visioning, goal setting, and movement is funny, playful, and suitable for individuals, families, couples, and friends.

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  • Faculty Bio
    Susanne Conrad

    Founder of LightYear

    Susanne Conrad is the founder of Lightyear Leadership; a company that creates and implements dynamic, innovative communication programs for powerful leaders and progressive companies. She has worked as a leadership and communication advisor for more than 30 years, helping people improve their interpersonal and business skills — and create happier, more intentional lives in the process.

    Susanne’s early career focused on environmental analysis and communications — she served six years in governmental consulting roles in Washington D.C. and has provided strategic consulting for companies including Sun Microsystems, the Hilton Corporation, Hewlett Packard, lululemon athletica, and earls kitchen + bar.

    Throughout her career, Susanne recognized that the solution to most of the world’s major issues could be resolved through better communication — communication between regulatory agencies, governments, community members, and employees. This understanding led Susanne to found her own consulting firm, The Conrad Group, an organization dedicated to helping solve big problems by improving communication.

    Susanne is also a certified NIA black belt instructor and was the founder of NIA Santa Monica. (NIA is a fitness technique that combines elements of yoga, martial arts, and dance.) She is committed to tithing, and regularly leads courses and workshops to support the efforts of organizations like imagine1day and the Africa Yoga Project.

    Susanne is happily married (you might even say ridiculously so) to Brett Conrad, an avid swimmer and cyclist who runs a clean-technology investment firm. She has four children: Surya, Chandra, Hunter, and C.J.; and is grandmother to Rico Rhyder and Annabelle Scout. Susanne and her husband live in Santa Monica, CA, with their dog Kalani.


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  • Why Attend
    • Restore yourself to possibility and choice in your life with the wide pallet of Lightyear tools.

    • Be guided through a proven process to access the best in yourself in order to create your happiest, most authentic personal and professional expression.

    • Immerse yourself in an environment designed to support deep self-reflection so you can get in touch with your authentic dream for your life.

  • Things to Know/Schedule

    Program Schedule

    Download a sample schedule.


    None required.

    Experience Level

    None required.

    CEs Available

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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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