Jane Austin: Yoga and Your Pelvic Floor: A Women’s Retreat  at 1440 Multiversity

The Practice at 1440: Design-Your-Own Yoga Retreat, Jan 17–20.


Yoga and Your Pelvic Floor: A Women’s Retreat 

Finding Your True Core

March 1 - 3, 2019

Friday - Sunday, 2 nights

All-inclusive program package to include:

<ul> <li>Tuition</li> <li>Three Meals in Kitchen Table (daily)</li> <li>Shared or Private Accommodations</li> <li>Signature classes and wellness offerings</li> </ul> <p>Please Note: All packages are priced per person. Should you elect a shared accommodation and community hall bath, 1440 will randomly pair you with a gender-specific roommate. Only private rooms have the option of a private bath.  1440 Multiversity is a smoke-free campus.</p>

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Program Description

A woman’s pelvic floor is an immense source of power, stability, and overall well-being. Unfortunately, most of us ignore our pelvic floor, not realizing its important role in our general health until something happens (often unpleasant) to force us to pay attention.

Nourish and replenish your body, mind, and soul in a special weekend retreat for women with Jane Austin, perinatal director of Yoga Tree in San Francisco. Using the tools of yoga, journey to your true core at the center of the body: the pelvis—the seat and the source of female power.

Through the course of this weekend, you’ll learn to move from a place that is not only stable (Sthira) and supple (Sukha), but also powerful (Shakti). Discover fluid movement, free of restriction, and understand how to channel your core’s power to promote health and well-being.

You will learn:

  • Movement and breath techniques to help tune into your pelvic floor
  • How to bring more awareness and vitality to these deep foundational tissues
  • How your physical core is linked to your overall vitality and stability.

All self-identified women are encouraged to attend, regardless of age or ability.

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  • Faculty Bio
    Jane Austin

    Yoga Teacher, Child Birth Educator

    Jane Austin has worked with mothers for more than two decades as a yoga teacher, midwife, doula (labor assistant), and childbirth educator.

    She is founder and director of Mama Tree, a Yoga Alliance-registered school dedicated to training yoga teachers, birth professionals, and other health professionals interested in teaching prenatal and postnatal yoga. Jane’s teacher training program attracts students from all over the world who are interested in utilizing the practice of yoga to support prenatal and postnatal women physically, mentally, and emotionally.

    Jane offers women a mindful, supportive, and nourishing yoga practice that empowers them through pregnancy, childbirth, and all of the years that follow. Although her style is influenced by many teachers and traditions—including Ashtanga, Iyengar, and Anusara—Jane’s most inspirational teachers remain her children and the many mamas and couples she has worked with. It is her vision to bring yoga to all pregnant women.


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  • Why Attend
    • Recenter yourself energetically and emotionally by getting to know the core of your body

    • Starting as young women, many of us have not been taught about our true core or the importance of a healthy pelvic floor. Learn or relearn, starting now!

    • Feminine power is soft and strong, fluid and stable—embody all aspects of your multifaceted self.

  • Things to Know/Schedule

    Program Schedule

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    None required.

    Experience Level

    Beginners and seasoned yoga practitioners are welcome.

    Special Details

    For self-identifying women

    What To Wear

    Comfortable clothing you can move in


    For More Information about Yoga Alliance credits, please visit Jane Austin’s website: www.janeaustinyoga.com

  • 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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