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Embracing the Wild Unknown

Women's Self-Renewal Retreat

April 20 - 22, 2018

Friday - Sunday, 2 nights

$325 Tuition

Plus 2 nights all-inclusive accommodations priced separately

Registration Closed

Program Description

Self-care—the art of attuning and responding to your needs and desires—is a moment-to-moment process. It’s not about adding something to your to-do list; it’s about cultivating a kinder, gentler relationship with yourself.

Are you in transition and asking, “What’s next?” Would you like to find self-acceptance—and even reverence—for who and where you are right now?

Join balance coach, author, and speaker Renée Trudeau for a weekend of quiet reflection, rest, and renewal during this deeply restorative retreat for women at all life stages. Explore the transformative power of self-care in a nurturing, empowering, and supportive environment.

Nourish your body, mind, and soul; and integrate self-renewal strategies into daily life as you learn how to:

  • Meditate and reconnect to your heart’s desires and life purpose
  • Experience self-care as spiritual practice and learn Renée’s favorite tools and practices for uncertain times
  • Become comfortable living in the unknown and access self-compassion for exactly where you are
  • Learn to balance yin and yang energy and unleash your feminine power.


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  • Faculty Bio
    Renée Peterson Trudeau

    Transformational coach, author, and speaker

    Renée Peterson Trudeau is an internationally recognized transformational coach, speaker, and president of Career Strategists, an award-winning coaching and consulting firm. Passionate about helping men and women come home to themselves through the art and science of self-care, her clients include Fortune 500 companies, national conferences, and nonprofit organizations.

    Renée has been creating and facilitating experiential events for women for more than 25 years, and is on faculty at Kripalu Center for Yoga & Health, and Esalen.

    She is the author of three best-selling books on life balance, including the award-winning The Mother‰’s Guide to Self-Renewal: How to Reclaim, Rejuvenate and Re-Balance Your Life. A sought-after expert, Renées work has been featured in the New York Times, US News and World Report, Good Housekeeping, and Spirituality & Health.

    She and her team have trained hundreds of RTA-Certified Facilitators in more than 10 countries to lead self-renewal groups for women based on Renée’s self-care curriculum.

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  • Why Attend
    • Receive high-level support/mentoring for life transitions and enjoy authentic connection with like-minded women while accessing greater freedom and joy.

    • Learn the art/science of self-care and how to renew and restore your energy supply and create reserves that help you weather unforeseen challenges.

    • Explore how to embrace your personal power and unleash your potential—this is your birthright.

    • Practice meditation, learn how to start your day intentionally and access new strategies/tools for making self-care part of your daily life.<br /> <br />  

  • Things to Know/Schedule

    Program Schedule

    Download a sample schedule.


    None required.

    Experience Level

    No prior yoga experience necessary

    What to Wear

    Comfortable clothing for yoga nidra practice

    Special Interest To

    Ideal for women at all life stages, especially those in transition

  • 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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