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Celebrate Your Well-Being

Yoga and Hiking for Heart and Soul

October 8 - 13, 2017

Sunday - Friday, 5 nights

$375 Tuition

Plus 5 nights all-inclusive accommodations priced separately

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Program Description

Take your yoga practice off the mat and into the woods by engaging your body and senses fully in a deep yoga practice while surrounded by nature. Join yoga teacher and tour director Lisa Rueff and experience her unique combination of joyful, inspiring vinyasa-style yoga accompanied by heart- and soul-elevating music.

You will also spend time outdoors and revel in the opportunity to heal, rejuvenate, and create more spaciousness as you enjoy a new hike each day and experiment with hiking meditation.

Physical movement indoors and outdoors will provide the perfect balance to introspective practices such as journaling, one-on-one and group sharing, and meditation.

You will explore:

  • New yoga poses and methods to deepen your yoga practice and take yoga out of the classroom and into your daily life
  • Mindfulness tips to cultivate gratitude and peace and learn how to engage more fully in the present moment
  • Journaling after yoga class and after hiking to provide you time for reflection, insight, and dreaming.

You will take home tips for incorporating yoga into everyday life and well-being practices you can draw upon to feel relaxed, rejuvenated, and at peace.

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  • Faculty Bio
    Lisa Rueff

    Yoga teacher and tour director

    Lisa Rueff is a vibrant Bay Area yoga teacher known for her ability to bring community together for joyful and inspiring yoga classes, hikes, humanitarian retreats, and workshops worldwide. Lisa has been featured in Yoga Journal, Mantra magazine, Yoga International, Origin magazine, and more. She served as a Lululemon Ambassador and Zobha Circle of Grace member.

    For over 15 years, Lisa has been leading sustainable yoga retreats worldwide through her humanitarian retreat company, YogaVentures. A successful philanthropist focused on sustainable solutions for women and children, Lisa founded and built the Jacmel Children’s Center, a home and school for earthquake-orphaned children in Haiti.

    Lisa served as executive director of Do It For The Love, a nonprofit wish-granting foundation created by musician Michael Franti and his wife, Sara, and has served as a consultant for Virgin Unite. She is also the creator of Sparked, a board game to bring people together to celebrate, inspire, and uplift each other.

    Lisa loves waking people up to following their passions, dreams, and bliss, to their ability to make a difference in the world, and to believing that anything is possible.

     

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  • Why Attend
    • Engage in meditation and mindfulness practices to quiet your mind, and balance it with joyful vinyasa yoga to open your heart and deepen your practice.

    • Celebrate and elevate your well-being with yoga for the heart and soul as you hike scenic trails and take in awe-inspiring views.

    • Be nourished and invigorated by a fun, uplifting approach to yoga in community—the perfect remedy for cultivating abundance in all areas of your life.

  • Things to Know/Schedule

    Program Schedule

    Download a sample schedule.

    Prerequisites

    Should be in good physical condition to participate in yoga and hiking

    Experience Level

    All levels are welcome.

    Things To Bring

    A journal and writing implements

    What to Wear

    Bring layered, comfortable clothing and comfortable hiking shoes.

  • 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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