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The Art of Relationships

August 31 - September 3, 2018

Friday - Monday, 3 nights

$395 Tuition

Plus 3 nights all-inclusive accommodations priced separately

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Program Description

How many times does a talk turn into a fight? Being in love without losing ourselves in fear, reaction, or unconscious patterns is the challenge of any relationship. The trick is to maintain the healthy ego’s boundaries while also surrendering to the soul’s expanse.

It’s not as impossible as it sounds.

This summer, learn the step-by-step process from a spiritual master. Acharya Shunya has positively impacted thousands of relationships by teaching people exactly how to wholeheartedly explore uninhibited, passionate love and at the same time remain strongly self-oriented by prioritizing each person’s own dreams and gifts.

Bold in effect and yet anchored in traditional Vedic wisdom, her teachings guide you through the practical tools of “awakened relationship and enlightened self-absorption” and activate your greater potential through her embodied Shakti. Over the weekend you will learn:

  • How to most effectively relate to each of the three types of Vedic relationships
  • How the four Vedic stages of life can help you better communicate needs
  • How to identify your soul vision through the concept of swadharma and understand who you are in relationship
  • How to differentiate between attachment and love.

This supportive and immersive workshop offers accessible, humorous, real-life, and easy-to-apply insights into developing communication and trust in all spheres of your life.

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  • Faculty Bio
    Acharya Shunya

    Acharya Shunya is an internationally recognized spiritual teacher, lineage holder, authority and scholar in Ayurveda, Yoga, and Vedanta. She teaches at Vedika Global, her wisdom school and spiritual community in Northern California and worldwide via online courses. Shunya is president of California Association of Ayurvedic Medicine and Adviser to the Government of India on International Ayurveda affairs.

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  • Why Attend
    • Discover how navigating relationships with others can ultimately help you discover your divine essence and cultivate uninhibited love.

    • Deepen your existing relationships by distinguishing between giving to your loved ones from your ego or from your soul.

    • Communicate your needs and desires with the self-knowledge and understanding of your own relationship with yourself.

  • Things to Know


    Special Schedule Labor Day Weekend
    Arrival Day (Friday, August 31)
    2:15 pm Check-in begins; rooms are ready by 4:00 pm (Luggage storage available)
    4:45 – 5:45 pm Supplementary Classes: Yoga, Meditation, Qigong, or Tai Chi
    5:30 – 7:00 pm Dinner
    6:45 – 7:15 pm Guest Welcome Session

    7:30 – 9:00 pm Opening Program Session with Acharya Shunya

    Daily (Saturday and Sunday, September 1 – 2)

    6:45 – 7:45 am Supplementary Classes: Yoga, Meditation, Qigong, or Tai Chi
    7:00 – 8:30 am Breakfast
    9:00 am – 12:00 pm Morning Program Session with Acharya Shunya
    11:30 am – 1:30 pm Lunch
    2:00 – 3:30 pm Afternoon Program Session with Assistant Teacher
    4:45 – 5:45 pm Late Afternoon Program Session with Acharya Shunya
    5:30 – 7:00 pm Dinner
    7:30 – 9:00 pm Evening Program Session with Acharya Shunya

    Departure Day (Monday, September 3)
    6:45 – 7:45 am Supplementary Classes: Yoga, Meditation, Qigong, or Tai Chi
    7:00 – 8:30 am Breakfast
    8:30 – 11:30 am Morning/Closing Program Session with Acharya Shunya
    12:00 pm noon Checkout time
    11:30 am – 1:30 pm Lunch (Departure day lunch is included.)

  • 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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