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.
~Reveal Your Inner Glow~
Enter our door into a life of balance and beauty. Breathe in the essence of relaxation while the outside world fades away. Soothing music calms the mind, while our elite cosmetologists create a customized treatment plan for your desired results.
Modern Handmade is a quilting shop in Scotts Valley CA. With over 1000 bolts, we carry all the best brands including Art Gallery, Moda, Cotton & Steel, Tula Pink and more. We strive to bring in fabrics you won't find in the other local shops, along with unique patterns from independent designers. We also have a line of our own patterns, and offer classes for all skill levels. We can't wait for you to come and spend some time with us!
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.