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This Is Fifty with Sheri and Nancy

The Weekend

August 24 - 26, 2018

Friday - Sunday, 2 nights

$575 Tuition

Plus 2 nights all-inclusive accommodations priced separately

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Program Description

Get ready to tell a new story—one that reimagines the possibilities of your most expansive, joy-filled life.

Join Sheri Salata, cofounder of STORY, former executive producer of The Oprah Winfrey Show and co-president of Harpo Studios and the OWN Network, and Nancy Hala, cofounder of STORY, chief strategy officer and Fortune 500 brand strategist, for a 3-day journey to help you begin to live the life of your dreams. For the first time, Sheri and Nancy, cohosts of the popular podcast This Is Fifty with Sheri and Nancy, gather some of their very favorite teachers, experts, and thought leaders for a weekend of workshops designed to awaken and inspire.

In the middle of life, Sheri and Nancy, soul mate friends for decades, found themselves at a crossroads. So, they launched a daring quest to make their dreams come true in Seven Pillars of radical self-care and transformation: Health & Wellness, Spirituality & Happiness, Romance & Sex, Friends & Family, Creativity & Innovation (formerly known as work), Adventure & Discovery, and Sanctuary & Beauty.

Uncover a leading-edge approach to living the Seven Pillars Life, guided by Deepak Chopra, Dr. Laura Berman, Nate Berkus, Jeremiah Brent, Kris Carr, Angela Manuel-Davis, and Dani Shapiro.

You’ll learn:

  • How to redefine and rebrand the middle of life
  • Why body love needs to reign supreme
  • The secrets of Quantum Love
  • How to gather your “framily”
  • What happens when your creative spirit soars.

The stories we tell ourselves are what make our dreams come true. This is your chance to learn to tell the story of your life in a brand-new way, in its most joyous, inspired form.

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  • Faculty Bio
    Sheri Salata

    Entrepreneur and former executive producer of The Oprah Winfrey Show

    Sheri Salata is a producer, writer, and entrepreneur. Her latest role is the evolution from her 21-year career with Oprah Winfrey. Her action-packed days as executive producer on The Oprah Winfrey Show were chronicled in the acclaimed docuseries Season 25: Oprah Behind the Scenes. Sheri has been named one of Fast Company’s 100 Most Creative People in Business, one of the Hollywood Reporter’s Women in Entertainment Power 100, and one of the winners of the 2017 Feminist Press Feminist Power Awards.

    With Nancy Hala, Sheri is the cofounder of STORY, a female-led media company dedicated to developing content and telling stories across all platforms and live events, expanding a vision of freedom, growth, joy, and dream-building.

    Sheri and Nancy also cofounded Orange Dragon Productions which develops and produces television, documentaries, and feature films, and which launched in 2016 with Nate Berkus and Jeremiah Brent.

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    Nancy Hala

    Writer, chief strategy officer, and Fortune 500 brand strategist

    Nancy Hala is a brand strategist and writer whose 20-year career began with working with Fortune 500 companies. Nancy served as business development director and storyteller for a global management consulting firm based in Chicago, and as the vice president of brand strategy at a top Los Angeles advertising firm, where she helped shape the agency’s brand strategy vision and methodology. She is currently the chief strategy officer for an immersive storytelling and experience design agency.

    With Sheri Salata, Nancy is the cofounder of STORY, a female-led media company dedicated to developing content and telling stories across all platforms and live events, expanding a vision of freedom, growth, joy, and dream-building.

    Sheri and Nancy cofounded Orange Dragon Productions, STORY’s production company, which develops and produces television, documentaries, and feature films, and which launched in 2016 with Nate Berkus and Jeremiah Brent.

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    Deepak Chopra, MD, FACP

    Pioneer in integrative medicine and personal transformation

    A world-renowned pioneer in integrative medicine and personal transformation, Deepak Chopra is the founder of the Chopra Foundation, and is the cofounder of Jiyo.com and the Chopra Center for Wellbeing. Time magazine has described Dr. Chopra as “one of the top 100 heroes and icons of the century.”

    Dr. Chopra is board certified in internal medicine, endocrinology, and metabolism. He is a Fellow of the American College of Physicians, a clinical professor in the Family Medicine and Public Health Department at the University of California, San Diego, and a researcher in Neurology and Psychiatry at Massachusetts General Hospital. He serves as adjunct professor at Kellogg School of Executive Management at Northwestern, adjunct professor at Columbia Business School, Columbia University, and Professor of Consciousness Studies at Sofia University.

    In conjunction with his medical achievements, Dr. Chopra is recognized as a prolific author of over 85 books translated into over 43 languages, with numerous books achieving the status of New York Times best sellers.  Dr. Chopra is also a contributing columnist for the San Francisco Chronicle.

     

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    Nate Berkus

    Interior design star and television personality

    Nate Berkus is a beloved interior designer known for his approachable and elevated philosophy which has transformed countless homes around the world. His inspiration and broad influence is felt across his design work, home collections, books, television shows, and media appearances. He established his award-winning interior design firm at age 24, and since his first appearance on The Oprah Winfrey Show in 2002, he has become one of the world’s most recognized interior designers.

    Nate’s work has been featured in publications including Architectural Digest, House Beautiful, Vogue, InStyle, O, The Oprah Magazine, People, and Elle Decor, which included him on their A-list of the world’s top designers. He is the author of two New York Times best-selling books: Home Rules and The Things That Matter.

    Audiences have followed Nate through his television shows including the daily, syndicated The Nate Berkus Show, 2014’s American Dream Builders on NBC, and his current hit show Nate & Jeremiah By Design, which is in its second season on TLC. He is artistic advisor for LG Studio and served as executive producer of the Oscar-winning film The Help. Nate’s popular product lines include a home collection sold at Target and a fabric line at JOANN Fabric and Craft Stores.

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    Jeremiah Brent

    Interior designer and television personality

    Jeremiah Brent is a celebrated interior designer and costar of the hit television show Nate & Jeremiah By Design, with husband and fellow interior designer, Nate Berkus. He founded his design firm in 2011 and has since transformed countless homes, restaurants, and public spaces across the country. With a keen eye for style and craftsmanship, Jeremiah has established himself as a tastemaker and influencer, continually inspiring others through partnerships, television series, and branded collaborations.

    An artist from an early age, Jeremiah taught himself how to design and build furniture. Expanding upon his technical skills, he applied his love of creativity and fashion to home decor and quickly gained notoriety in the interior design world. His “no rules” approach to California Modern style is inspired by the natural beauty of his home state and his travels across the globe. Jeremiah curates his clients’ homes to reflect those journeys and demonstrates that successful interior design is, above all else, a personal reflection of one’s past, present, and future.

    Featured in publications such as Domino, Architectural Digest, and Harper’s Bazaar, his work shows the effortless depth, fearlessness, and creativity behind his designs. He is currently in production for season two of Nate & Jeremiah By Design on TLC.

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    Dani Shapiro

    Best-selling memoirist and novelist

    Dani Shapiro is the best-selling author of four memoirs, Hourglass, Still Writing, Devotion, and Slow Motion, and five novels including Black & White and Family History. Her books span diverse subjects from her tumultuous upbringing in an Orthodox Jewish community and the tragic death of her father to her explorations of spirituality and the nature of our deepest relationships.

    Dani is a sought-after speaker whose recent essays on the lures and dangers of the Internet and social media have stirred up controversy and are now being taught in many universities—along with her book Still Writing, a searching meditation on the artistic process.

    Her books Devotion and Slow Motion were the subject of an hour-long conversation between Dani and Oprah Winfrey, which aired on Oprah’s SuperSoul Sunday in 2013. Dani’s work has appeared in numerous publications including the New Yorker, Salon, n+1, Tin House, and Elle, and has been widely anthologized. She contributes regularly to the New York Times Book Review and is a contributing editor at Condé Nast Traveler. A portion of Slow Motion was broadcast on This American Life.

    Along with teaching writing workshops around the world, Dani has taught at Columbia and New York University, and is the cofounder of the Sirenland Writers Conference in Positano, Italy.

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    Laura Berman, PhD

    Relationship educator

    Laura Berman is a world-renowned love and relationship educator and therapist; popular television, radio, and Internet host; New York Times best-selling author; and assistant clinical professor of ob-gyn and psychiatry at the Feinberg School of Medicine at Northwestern University in Chicago.

    Considered a thought leader in her field, Dr. Berman has helped countless couples build stronger relationships, improve their sex lives, and achieve a heightened level of intimacy through her television and radio shows, books, columns, and website. She’s currently the host of the radio show Uncovered with Dr. Laura Berman.

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    Kris Carr

    Wellness expert, author, soldier in the fight against disease

    In 2003, Kris Carr was diagnosed with a rare and incurable (yet thankfully slow-growing) stage IV cancer. This “WTF moment” transformed her into an irreverent foot soldier in the fight against disease. A multiple New York Times best-selling author, wellness activist, and cancer thriver, Kris teaches people how to take back their health and live like they mean it.

    Kris is a member of Oprah Winfrey’s SuperSoul 100 and a regular lecturer at hospitals, wellness centers, and corporations such as Whole Foods and Harvard University. Kris’ books, Crazy Sexy Juice and Crazy Sexy Kitchen, and her Crazy Sexy You 21-Day Total Wellness Program transform the way people live, love, and eat.

    Her inspiring approach to living and thriving has landed her media spots in Glamour magazine, Scientific American, and on the CBS Evening News, to name a few. Named a “new role model” by the New York Times, she is the subject and director of the documentary Crazy Sexy Cancer, which premiered at the SXSW Film Festival and aired on TLC and OWN.

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    Angela Manuel-Davis

    Fitness evangelist and motivational coach

    Angela Manuel-Davis is an international fitness evangelist and motivational coach who lives by the motto, “too blessed to be stressed.”  As a former USA Track and Field Team Member, Angela was a five-time All-American who held world rankings in the 100 meters.

    Angela was an Olympic Trials semi-finalist, a member of the World Championship team, and a professional runner for Nike.  She has been part of several national tours including Oprah’s The Life You Want Tour in 2014 and the Belong Tour, which was a spin off of Women of Faith in 2015.  Angela can be found teaching her sold-out classes at SoulCycle to many celebrity clients.

    Angela has created the AMDIO Method which promotes lasting change from the inside out. She lives in Los Angeles with her husband, Jerome, and two sons, Edward and Lorenzo.

     

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  • Why Attend
    • Reclaim your spark and leave ready to manifest your dreams, filled with a new vision of what is possible.

    • Surround yourself with an all-star faculty of experts and wisdom keepers in fields from spirituality to love—plus fellow seekers all ready to up-level their power, passion, and vision.

    • For three days, focus on you as you begin to build your own personal recipe for happiness. Give yourself the time and space you need to craft the life you want to live and launch your own DreamQuest.

  • Things to Know

    Program Schedule

    THIS IS FIFTY: THE WEEKEND

    FRIDAY

    4.00pm-5.30pm Book Signing with Deepak Chopra

    DINNER
    5:00pm-5:45pm Wave 1
    5.45pm-6.45pm Wave 2

    Optional Classes Available
    5:15pm-6:00pm
    Yoga, Meditation, or Qigong

    1440 Orientation
    7:00pm -7:15pm

    SESSION
    7:15pm-9:15pm
    Opening Session

    SATURDAY

    BREAKFAST
    7:00am-7:45am Wave 1
    7:45am-8:45am Wave 2

    Optional Classes Available
    6:45am-7:30am Yoga, Meditation, or Qigong
    7:45am-8.30am Yoga, Meditation, or Qigong

    SESSION
    9:00am-10:50am
    Program Session

    BREAK
    10:50am-11:10am

    SESSION
    11:10am-12:15pm
    Program Session

    LUNCH
    12.30-1.30 Wave 1
    1.30-2:30 Wave 2

    Optional Classes Available
    12:30pm-1:15pm Yoga, Meditation, or Qigong
    1:30pm-2:15pm Yoga, Meditation, or Qigong

    SESSION
    2:45-3:50
    Program Session

    BREAK
    3:50pm-4:10pm

    SESSION
    4:10pm-5:15pm
    Program Session

    DINNER
    5:30-6:30 Wave 1
    6:30-7:30 Wave 2

    Optional Classes Available
    5:45pm-6:30pm Yoga, Meditation, or Qigong
    6:45pm-7:30pm Yoga, Meditation, or Qigong

    EVENING EVENT
    8:00-9:00

    SUNDAY

    BREAKFAST

    7:00am-7:45am Wave 1
    7:45am-8:45am Wave 2

    Optional Classes Available
    6:45am-7:30am
    7:45am-8.30am

    SESSION
    9:00am-10:50am

    BREAK
    10:50am-11:10am

    SESSION
    11:10am-12:45pm CLOSE

    LUNCH Hours
    12:30pm-2:30pm Wave 1 & 2

    Prerequisites

    None required.

    Experience Level

    Beginners and seasoned yoga practitioners are welcome.

  • 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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