Elevate your practice, deepen your experience of the subtleties of yoga, and experience a unique fusion of soulful, vigorous vinyasa and eclectic music.
Join renowned yoga teacher Lesley Desaulniers for this dynamic workshop to raise your energy, increase your contentment, and sharpen your focus.
Through inspired vinyasa flow, chanting, and guided stillness, you will sink into serenity and self-awareness as you learn to:
- Move, sweat, and renew your body through special Jivamukti-based vinyasa and heart-opening music
- Find greater strength, stability, and freedom in your poses
- Release old habits, fears, conditioning, and other obstacles to joy
- Renew energy, passion, and purpose through real-world spiritual teachings and anatomy explorations
- Practice seated and walking meditation for health, happiness, and peace.
Drawing on her gift for storytelling, a passion for music, and decades of practice and teaching, Lesley leads vinyasa flows that weave together seamlessly with the beats and melodies of a broad range of musical influences.
This workshop—enlivened by Lesley’s choice of music, spirited chanting, deep meditation, and empowering vinyasa sequences—is a complete immersion of body, mind, and spirit into the experience of yoga.
Transformational Vinyasa Yoga teacher
Lesley Desaulniers, named one of San Francisco’s leading yoga teachers by Mantra magazine and featured in Origin Magazine‘s “Leaders Who Inspire,” is known for her energizing and soulful yoga classes.
She has been studying yoga and meditation since 1996 and was a resident of the Ananda Ashram in New York in her early twenties, where she intensively studied Sanskrit, meditation, philosophy, yoga, and chanting. Later earning certification from master teachers Sharon Gannon and David Life, she began teaching at Jivamukti Yoga in downtown Manhattan, where she returns often to lead workshops and trainings.
Her classes and retreats at premier yoga destinations throughout the year are imbued with a rare blend of sweaty vinyasa, scholarly study, spiritual awareness, and good humor. Lesley has been an ambassador for Lululemon and Athleta, and has been featured in the magazines GOOD, New York, Origin, and Fit Yoga.View Bio Page
Move stuck energy and experience serenity and contentment through this powerful yoga experience that combines upbeat vinyasa practice, profound meditation, and heartfelt chanting.
Add depth and breadth to your yoga practice through practical spiritual teachings and anatomy explorations.
Discover renewed energy, passion, and purpose through singing, movement, and meditation.
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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.