Max Strom: Opening Through the Breath at 1440 Multiversity

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


Opening Through the Breath

Breath-Initiated Self-Awareness and Healing

July 19 - 22, 2018

Thursday - Sunday, 3 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

In a world of tumultuous change, where can we look for stability and wisdom? Unlock your capacity for healing and empathy by looking inward to the power of your breath.

Join renowned yoga teacher and coach Max Strom for a weekend of his Inner Axis practice, combining breath-initiated movement, yoga, lectures, dynamic meditation, and writing. Max Strom’s Inner Axis is a field-tested system that addresses internal and emotional transformation, as well as physical health and well-being.

During this weekend of breath-focused reflection, you will discover:

  • A better understanding of yourself and your personal breathing patterns
  • How to alleviate anxiety, reduce stress, improve your sleep, and feel better
  • How to harness your natural empathy and selflessness to serve others
  • Immediately useful ways to use breath as a catalyst for inner illumination and physical wellness.

With plenty of time for contemplation and rest, this healing weekend will revitalize your body and nurture profound self-awareness.

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  • Faculty Bio
    Max Strom

    Teacher, speaker, author, and trainer

    Max Strom is a global teacher, speaker, author, and trainer, best known for deeply impacting the lives of his students. In 2006, the increased demand for his work inspired him to take his teachings beyond his yoga center in Los Angeles. Max now teaches globally and has become a prominent voice of personal transformation.

    His field-tested Inner Axis system combines techniques from yoga, qigong, and movement therapy to support internal emotional healing and physical health. His teachings are known for reaching past the limits of contemporary yoga culture, touching the hearts of people from all walks of life, nationalities, and backgrounds. His lectures include philosophy for real-world living and personal growth that is profoundly meaningful to students and their families.

    He is the author of A Life Worth Breathing, which has been published in five languages, and There is No App for Happiness. He has presented at venues including TEDx conferences, Fortune 500 corporations, Singularity University, and the first Health and Well-Being Symposium in Saudi Arabia.

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  • Why Attend
    • Healing yourself is the first step to contributing to the well-being of others: start healing within and make a global impact.

    • Take the opportunity to learn from this masterful teacher about the keys to a calm state of mind and freedom from the physical effects of stress.

    • Identify your habits of pain and restricted thinking, then shed the layers that keep you stuck in harmful patterns.

  • Things to Know/Schedule


    Below is your daily schedule for your stay during your program. You will always be able to attend the meals and activities shown between your program sessions. You will also have opportunities to experience Healing Arts, walking trails, and many other campus amenities throughout your stay. To schedule a treatment at Healing Arts call 844-544-1440, ext. 304or email [email protected]Click here to view our current menu:

    Opening Day

    2:15 pm
    Check-in begins; rooms are ready by 4:00 pm
    Luggage storage is available

    4:45 – 5:45 pm Supplementary Classes: Yoga, Tai Chi, Qigong, or Meditation

    5:30pm-7:30pm Dinner at Kitchen Table

    6:45 – 7:15 pm 1440 Guest Welcome Session (optional)

    7:30 – 9:00 pm
    Program Session


    Daily Schedule

    6:45 – 7:45 am

    Supplementary Classes: Yoga, Tai Chi, Qigong, or Meditation

    7:00 – 9 am

    Breakfast at Kitchen Table

    9am – 12:00 pm

    Morning Program Session

    12:00pm – 2:00 pm

    Lunch at Kitchen Table

    2:00pm – 4:00 pm

    Afternoon Program Session

    4:45 – 5:45 pm

    Supplementary Classes: Yoga, Tai Chi, Qigong, or Meditation

    5:30 – 7:30 pm

    Dinner at Kitchen Table

    7:30 – 9:00 pm

    Evening Program Session or Events


    Closing Day

    6:45 – 7:45 am

    Supplementary Classes: Yoga, Tai Chi, Qigong, or Meditation

    7:00 – 9 am

    Breakfast at Kitchen Table

    8:30am – 11:00 am

    Morning Program Session

    12:00pm NOON

    Checkout Time

    11:30am – 1:30 pm

    Lunch at Kitchen Table—Departure day lunch is included in your stay.




    None Required

    Experience Level

    None Required

  • 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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