Welcome to 1440
Get away for a weekend or five days of immersion learning with world-class faculty on our 75-acre campus beautifully nestled in the California redwoods near Santa Cruz. Within easy reach of San Francisco, we are the nation's newest learning destination.
3 Ways to Stay
Equal parts learning and vacation, your stay includes inspiring and relevant program sessions, daily wellness offerings, nourishing cuisine, access to holistic amenities, and a unique opportunity to gain the inspiration, skills, and connections you seek. Choose what’s right for you.
WITH THREE LOCATIONS IN SANTA CRUZ COUNTY, KAIJIN MIXED MARTIAL ARTS OFFERS ONE-OF-A-KIND PERSONAL TRAINING WITH SOME OF THE BEST IN THE BUSINESS. WITH WORLD-RENOWNED INSTRUCTORS GARTH TAYLOR (WINNER OF MULTIPLE BRAZILIAN JIU JITSU WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS), CLEMENT SHIELDS, SAM RADETSKY, AARON OREB AMONG ACCOMPLISHED BLACK BELTS, YOU CAN BE SURE YOU’RE TRAINING WITH A MASTER. THE STUDIO OFFERS BRAZILIAN JIU JITSU, KICKBOXING, AND BOXING, IN CLASSES TAILORED TO ALL AGES IN A COMFORTABLE AND FRIENDLY ENVIRONMENT. KAIJIN IS A TOP-NOTCH GYM THAT CAN HELP IMPROVE EVEN THE MOST ADVANCED STUDENTS.
Tamara Cucchiara is known as the “The Succulent Diva.” She is considered the “go-to expert” in the community for her unique succulent art, designs, workshops and private events. Tamara makes public appearances at local nurseries sharing her knowledge on how to propagate, grow, design and care for succulents.