From Grieving to Believing - 1440 Multiversity

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From Grieving to Believing

From Grieving to Believing

Life Beyond the Pain of Grief

September 7 - 9, 2018

Friday - Sunday, 2 nights

$380 Tuition

Plus 2 nights all-inclusive accommodations priced separately

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Program Description

Do you feel stuck in your grief? Are you yearning to hear from a loved one who has died or longing to experience that soul connection again? Do you regret things said or left unsaid?

Join grief expert David Kessler, spirit medium Maureen Hancock, and Grief Yoga teacher Paul Denniston for a life-changing weekend that has been carefully designed to help you live more easefully with loss. Discover new techniques to deal with the pain of grief on a deep soul level, connecting your mind, body, and spirit. These three experts in their fields will provide skills to support your soul’s healing process and, by doing so, deepen your awareness. Practice simple and empowering yoga to release the heartbreak that lives in your body’s tissues, and incorporate illuminating insights from the spirit world with tools to help you face the loss of a loved one and heal your heart.

This weekend program will gently help you:

  • Release pain associated with grief and better understand the bereavement process
  • Live your life now while remembering and honoring your past
  • Recognize and interpret signs from spirit, coming away knowing that love never dies-it only transforms.


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  • Faculty Bio
    David Kessler

    David Kessler is one of the world’s foremost experts on healing and loss. His experience with thousands of people on the edge of life and death has taught him the secrets to living a happy and fulfilled life.

    David is the author of five bestselling books, including the newly released You Can Heal Your Heart: Finding Peace After Breakup, Divorce or Death, with Louise Hay. He co-authored two bestsellers with the legendary Elisabeth Kübler-Ross: On Grief and Grieving and Life Lessons. His first book, The Needs of the Dying, a #1 best-selling hospice book, received praise from Mother Teresa.

    David’s services have been used by Elizabeth Taylor, Jamie Lee Curtis, and Marianne Williamson when their loved ones faced life-challenging illnesses. He also worked with late actors Anthony Perkins and Michael Landon. David’s work has been featured on CNN, NBC, Fox, PBS, and The Dr Oz Show. David is a contributing writer for, Dr. Oz’s, Anderson Cooper 360 and The Huffington Post.

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    Maureen Hancock

    Spirit Medium, intuitive, teacher, lecturer, holistic healer, and author of the bestselling book, “The Medium Next Door, Adventures of a Real-Life Ghost Whisperer.”

    Maureen Hancock is an internationally renowned Spirit Medium, intuitive, teacher, lecturer, holistic healer, and author of the bestselling book, “The Medium Next Door, Adventures of a Real-Life Ghost Whisperer.” Hancock starred in the Style Network’s documentary produced by ABC and The Ghost Whisperer producers, Sanders Moses, “Psychic in Suburbia.” Hancock is a frequent guest on various talk shows, radio programs, Television series, and is currently on tour with Townsquare Media, with her wildly popular live event, “Postcards from Heaven.”

    She has spent the last Eighteen years demystifying the overwhelming subject matter of death and dying. Hancock volunteers her abilities working with hundreds of Hospices to help the terminally ill, law enforcement (including national teaching sessions with the FBI), and bereaved parents.

    Maureen’s work has brought comfort, hope and healing to anyone grieving or curious about life after death.

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    Paul Denniston, RYT 500

    Paul Denniston is the developer of Grief Yoga, which uses grief as fuel for healing and combines many forms of yoga to help release sadness and anger and bring people to greater peace and happiness.

    Paul dedicated himself to studying grief with some of the top leaders on loss, including David Kessler, William Worden, Elisabeth Kübler-Ross, and Peter Levine. He also worked and studied with yoga masters Gurmukh Kaur Khalsa and Seane Corn. Paul has taught the techniques and exercises of Grief Yoga to more than 4,000 therapists, counselors, and health-care professionals to use with their patients in the United States, England, and Australia.

    Paul has volunteered with one of the largest hospices in Los Angeles, offering Heart Touch massage to the dying. He also taught movement at the Stella Adler Academy in Hollywood and currently teaches at CorePower Yoga in Los Angeles.



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  • Why Attend
    • Embark on a profound healing journey for your mind, body, and heart as you gain important new understandings for how to live your life after the loss of a loved one.

    • Free yourself from the psychological and physical pain of grief with a set of tools to help you compassionately identify, locate, and release the pain.

    • Transform your relationship with life with a newfound awareness about death.<br />

  • 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. 304 or email [email protected] 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
    5:30 – 7:00 pm Dinner at Kitchen Table
    6:45 – 7:15 pm 1440 Guest Welcome Session (optional)
    7:30 – 9:00 pm Program Session

    6:30 – 7:45 am Supplementary Classes: Yoga, Tai Chi, Qigong, or Meditation 7:00 – 8:30 am
    7:00 – 9 am Breakfast at Kitchen Table
    Breakfast at Kitchen
    9am – 11:30 am Morning Program Session
    11:30 – 1:30 pm Lunch at Kitchen
    2pm – 4:00 pm Afternoon Program Session
    4:15 – 5:45 pm Supplementary Classes: Yoga, Tai Chi, Qigong, or Meditation
    5:30 – 7:00 pm Dinner at Kitchen Table
    7:30 – 9:00 pm Optional Events

    Closing Day
    6:30am – 7:45 am Supplementary Classes: Yoga, Tai Chi, Qigong, or Meditation
    7:00am – 9 am Breakfast at Kitchen Table
    9am – 11:30am 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.

    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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