Janet Stone: Body and Soul at 1440 Multiversity

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Body and Soul

Vinyasa Bhakti Retreat

March 15 - 17, 2019

Friday - Sunday, 2 nights

$325 Tuition

Plus 2 nights all-inclusive accommodations priced separately

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Program Description

Come home to your still point—the place within you that remains steady amidst the chaos of daily living—in a weekend of fluid movement, breathwork, and song to bolster your faith, embolden your love, and deepen your devotion.

Join global yoga warrior Janet Stone as she guides you through the expansive and soul-satisfying world of vinyasa. Enrich your days with asana, pranayama, meditation, and group activities—and discover plenty of space for rejuvenation, reflection, and connection with the natural world.

You will learn:

  • How to combine awareness with movement, breath, and sound in a vigorous yet elegant approach to vinyasa
  • Mantras and chants to open the heart, release the voice, connect to the divine, and cultivate an inspired community
  • How to release trauma and stoke the fires of joy, healing, and nourishment of body and soul
  • To cultivate the most beloved aspects of who you are, both on and off the mat.

This weekend will have you moving through the world with more clarity, vitality, and rapture.

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  • Faculty Bio
    Janet Stone

    Yoga teacher

    Janet Stone is a San Francisco based vinyasa yoga teacher. After 11 years in the film industry in Los Angeles, Janet traveled to India, the birthplace of her grandfather, where she dedicated herself to conscious evolution through yoga.

    She blends the alchemy of her own practice with decades of studentship to create a unique vinyasa experience for her students. She and her writing have been featured in numerous print and online publications, including Yoga Journal, Origin, Mantra, MindBodyGreen, and Elephant Journal.

    She is creator of the app Yoga with Janet Stone. She has trained with a diversity of senior teachers, including Dharma Mittra, Shiva Rea, Scott Blossom, John Friend, Sianna Sherman, Ana Forrest, Ramanand Patel, and Jai Uttal. She offers trainings, retreats, workshops, and more in San Francisco and throughout the world.

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  • Why Attend
    • Withdraw from the daily grind, drop into your yoga flow, and open the floodgates of inspiration.

    • Through vinyasa—a practice emphasizing fluid connectivity in movement—physically wring out and release emotional and somatic traumas. <br /> <br />

    • Clear space to connect to the vibrational resonance of intention-filled chanting and mantra, creating a bridge between you and the divine through ancient prayer.

  • Things to Know/Schedule

    Program Schedule

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    None required.

    Experience level

    None required.

    Things to Bring

    A journal

    What to wear

    Yoga clothing

  • 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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