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The Hivery Presents at 1440 Multiversity : Create a Vibrant Life


A retreat for women to get unstuck, find their voice, and own their What’s Next.

Location: 1440 Multiversity in Scott’s Valley, CA (3 nights)


Grace Kraaijvanger || Laura Riordan, PhD || Linda Lesem, MS || Megan Flatt

Program Description:

Get ready to create a vibrant life that matters for you and your world. Join The Hivery team of creators, mentors, and expert facilitators to move beyond obstructions or fear of the unknown and into the possibilities of what’s next. You’ll be guided in identifying the intersection of your core values, interests, strengths, and skills—where fabulous new possibilities reside.

At this rejuvenating retreat, Grace Kraaijvanger, founder of The Hivery will be joined by business growth strategist Megan Flatt, holistic life coach Laura Riordan, PhD, and therapist and life/career counselor Linda Lesem, MS, as they help you identify, embrace, and share the unique artistry of yourself. Leverage your “secret sauce”—your creative genius, skills, knowledge, experience, and even pain—to make the life you want.

In this safe, nurturing, inspiring, and action-based retreat at 1440 Multiversity (not at The Hivery) you will:

  • Find your voice and develop your personal brand statement or personal mission statement

  • Let go of expectations and what no longer serves you—clear away roadblocks to create space for what works and what’s next

  • Learn to claim your time with mind-set principles around abundance and time management strategies

  • Create goal-setting, decision-making, self-care, and self-love habits to move through discomfort, fear, or self-sabotage

  • Draw an achievable road map—a custom guidebook to turn your big ideas into an actionable plan for your next 90 days (and beyond!).

Only you can tell your story and create your unique path. From this powerful immersion, you’ll take away a clear, thoughtful understanding of who you are, where you are strong, and what makes you tick—key components to organizing your life and making actual change.

(Women Only)

$495 Tuition

Plus 3 nights all-inclusive accommodations priced separately

Register for tuition and accommodation through the 1440 Multiversity website (not The Hivery):

About 1440 Multiversity

1440 Multiversity is a place to experience time differently—exploring what matters to you, while surrounded by fresh air, delicious food, wellness classes, many ways to unwind, and opportunities to connect with yourself and others. Whether you come for a program with world-renowned faculty or spend a weekend on campus taking 1440 specialty classes, you can look forward to the perfect blend of learning, vacation, and space for reflection.

The natural world has been an inspirational catalyst of wonder and creativity for 1440 since its inception. It was while spending time in her garden that cofounder Joanie Kriens recognized the beauty of the moment she was in, and thought about all of the minutes available to experience the feeling of being fully alive. That’s the inspiration for 1440. Once Joanie and her husband Scott decided to co-found a place where people could stay and explore what’s most meaningful to them, this 75-acre campus became the clear choice because of its towering, ancient redwoods.


800 Bethany Drive
Scotts Valley, CA 95066

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Program Facilitators:


Grace Kraaijvanger is a visionary entrepreneur, artist, and founder of The Hivery, a collaborative, creative coworking space and idea lab in Mill Valley, California—a place where women come together to work, learn, grow, cooperate, laugh, play, and be more of who they are. She created The Hivery as a realization of her long-standing dream to bring a community of women together in a beautiful space that would inspire and empower them to reach their fullest potential.

From the beginning, The Hivery has been a metaphor for so much more than just a physical space; it represents a movement and an elevation of women.

Grace is a go-to speaker and business mentor who has spoken at high-profile events such as Watermark, The Girls Lounge at Dreamforce, Listen to Your Mother, Woven Women’s Conference, as well as countless Hivery events and gatherings.

The Hivery was awarded Best Office Space in the United States and Canada by Wayfair Inc. in 2017. Grace and The Hivery have been featured in outlets such as Domino, the San Francisco Chronicle, the Marin Independent JournalHuffington Post, and Entrepreneur.

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Linda Lesem, M.S. is a trained therapist, career counselor and life coach, specializing in Positive Psychology, (the Science of Happiness). She works individually with clients in her own practice, and also facilitates groups for clients, who are yearning to create positive change in their lives! Linda created Moms In Transition, a workshop for Moms who are ready to take their next step, and are asking themselves…"What is next for me?"  This is a great way for a small group of women to be together, as they "get back in touch with who they are", and "what they want" and then start the process of creating a plan for themselves, whether that be re-entering the paid working world, going back to school or volunteering in personally meaningful ways. Learn more about Linda here


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Laura Riordan, Ph.D. is a holistic life coach who helps her clients find balance and meaningful success. With a Ph.D. in Transpersonal Psychology and 20 years in the mind and body wellness industry, she brings wisdom, clarity and swiftness to her coaching practice. Laura began her career as the head of client services for retreat style resorts and spas, helping people center and refocus themselves while escaping the daily challenges of modern life. While overseeing spa programs and working as a massage therapist, she discovered that retreats were great at providing short-term relief, but they could not offer the kind of long-standing change that so many people needed.

Laura’s coaching practice evolved from the understanding that people need a guide to help identify their meaningful work, ground aha moments and give accountability and infrastructure to make lasting changes. Laura leverages her Ph.D. to help her clients find bigger versions of themselves and her strategic and practical skills to create a road map to get there. Learn more about Laura here.

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Megan Flatt is a business growth strategist for female entrepreneurs, specifically mom entrepreneurs, who want to lead thriving businesses while remaining present for all the other important things in their lives. She works to empower female CEOs to create a fulfilling life and set a stellar example for their children.

Megan believes you can accomplish anything by starting with how you want to feel, building a strategy that creates that, then crafting a plan to get you there. You deserve to have the confidence and clarity to see motherhood for the beautiful, powerful advantage that it is. All you need is the strategy, a plan, and the support to get you there.

You can almost always find her with a latte in hand, a stack of post-it notes at the ready, and a random lego figure in her pocket. Learn more about Megan and create your own Weekly Work Flow on her website.