Surrounded by 40 acres of nature, Venwoude center is a stand for the conscious development and practical application of personal power and qualities, committed to and in tune with the greater whole that we are all part of.See more events in this venue
DescriptionCAN YOU IMAGINE BEING ABLE TO CHOOSE YOUR EMOTIONS? How would your life change if you could? What would happen to your health? Your relationships? Your work? Your sense of self-esteem? Your joie de vivre?
LET’S FACE IT — YOUR LIFE WOULD NEVER BE THE SAME, WOULD IT?
Well, you CAN choose your emotions!
And you CAN create the life you love!
And we’ll show you HOW, at the Emotional Freedom Retreat.
Imagine yourself relaxing in a comfortable hammock in the middle of a large, manicured garden. The air is delightfully crisp, filled with the sweet aroma of fresh flowers. The afternoon sun is peeking through the canopy of old-growth trees, its rays gently warming your skin.
You smile in anticipation of the dinner you’re about to enjoy: three delicious courses of mouth-watering, homemade vegetarian food served by candlelight.
You are still savoring the life-changing conversations you have experienced today.
Your heart is opening up to new possibilities. Your mind is at peace. You are free from worries and fears. Right now you can just BE and enjoy this moment to the fullest. And you know it's just the beginning...
WHAT ARE EMOTIONAL FREEDOM RETREATS?
As the name suggests, these programmes will set you free from being impacted by your emotions. Instead, you will learn how to choose your emotions powerfully and use them to your advantage.
The retreats will create more LOVE and FREEDOM in your life. Whether you want a positive change in your life, are already in transition, or feel that you have stayed in one spot for too long, our programs will inspire you to create the reality you truly desire.
WHY SHOULD YOU JOIN?
Simple, this is the PERFECT environment to expand your mind and achieve greater personal freedom. You will leave the retreat rejuvenated, refreshed, and ready to take on anything with ease.
Have you ever wondered what you could achieve if only you could get out of your own way? Well, this is exactly what you are about to find out!
The Emotional Freedom Retreats is JUST what you’ve been looking for to get the help you need to make it happen!
WHAT CAN I EXPECT?
So what can YOU expect if you spend three nights and four days enjoying yourself on this exquisite adventure?
Well, what if you experienced the most amazing life-changing retreat that will help you achieve that place of inner peace and freedom you've been looking for?
What if you got the capacity to design your life exactly the way you’ve always dreamt of?
And what would it mean to you if you picked up a few gems that ended up making your life so much easier and your relationships so much more fulfilling? Would not it be worth it?
- 8:00 – 9:00: Morning breathing, stretching, meditation
- 9:00 – 10:00: Silent breakfast
- 10:00 – 10:30: Free time
- 10:30 – 12:30: Session 1
- 12:30 – 13:30: Lunch
- 13:30 – 14:30: Guided meditation, stretching, and breathing session
- 14:30 – 17:00: Session 2
- 17:00 – 18:45: Individual work and relaxation
- 18:45 – 20:00: Dinner
- 20:00 – 22:00: Free time (optional one-on-one work)
Delicious vegetarian food is prepared by the superb chefs who use fresh vegetables from the region and the season, which are sometimes harvested the same morning. More than 90% of our ingredients are organic. Why? It's healthier, they have more flavor, and they are grown with respect for people, animals, and the environment. Almost every meal has its origins in a particular country or continent. Our daily menu is colourful and healthy, with a wide variety of ingredients. One thing we want to share with you: This is the best vegetarian food we've ever tasted in our lives.
Our program fees include training and practice sessions as outlined in the itinerary, accommodations during the length of the program, three meals a day, and sauna access.
Experience living in a community of people who devote themselves to harnessing the power of Love. Situated on an estate of 40 acres, this retreat center is surrounded by nature and has an incredible energy that supports transformation and deep contemplation. Venwoude stands for the conscious development and practical application of one’s personal power and qualities, committed to and in tune with the greater whole that we are all part of. This is a beautiful retreat center where people come together to participate and enjoy workshops, retreats or trainings. It is a place to learn and exchange, to breathe and experience, to nourish and rest, to relax and meditate.
The beautiful nature and the dedication of the residents and employees have created an atmosphere which is beneficial for growth, contemplation, and transformational processes.
There is a choice between one, two and three person rooms in a newly built residence hall. Bedding, towels, and soap are provided.
HOW TO GET THERE
By train and bus
- Take the train to Hilversum or Den Dolder. Then take bus 59 and get off at the stop Venwoude.
By train and taxi
- From the stations Bilthoven and Baarn Venwoude can be reached by regional taxi.
“Jean-Paul’s teachings are brilliant… And I can say that, because as a yoga practitioner for almost 20 years and a yoga teacher for the last 15 years, just a seeker of teachings and meditation, travelling to be with different teachers, truly after all these years this was the most profound experience I’ve had.”
“Jean-Paul has shared some wisdom with me and it has seriously changed my entire perspective on life. The impact on me personally has been surreal – the way I’ve been interacting with other people, my listening has improved… all the angst, all that sadness, worrying about my place in the grand scheme of things…gone.”
“The Emotional Freedom Retreat was such a treat. Probably the best thing I’ve ever done. I feel transformed – much more loving, happy, and light. I can’t believe how much I learned during these few days. ThroughConversation system just makes sense; it is so logical, simple, and so easy to follow. And Jean-Paul is a very gifted teacher. He will teach you so much about yourself and how life works, and will inspire you to create the life you always dreamt about. I know I will go back home and live my life from a completely different context. One that gives me power to be and feel like my best self ever.”
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Free your mind in a few transformative days. Ancient wisdom with modern techniques for a mindset of happiness and success.
1996 marked the beginning of his spiritual growth and health-oriented education. He noticed that even though he was self-expressed, he let his emotions get in the way of the relationships he had with people all around him.
Learning to work with this dynamic in a positive and gentle manner was the cornerstone that would facilitate change in himself and in others. Soon after, he started teaching others how to find their voice and listen to their hearts.
In 2004, Jean-Paul discovered undeniable links between one’s emotional freedom and physical health. Putting the pieces together, he began to outline an exclusive methodology that would dramatically improve one’s physical and emotional health. He found his passion and committed himself to the life work of teaching others.
Today, Jean-Paul lives in Vancouver, British Columbia, dances Argentine tango, has two businesses, and is building a charitable foundation to support people in need. See more photos and other events by this presenter
Olga Kniazeva, PhD
After experiencing the collapse of the Soviet Union, she discovered new worlds through traveling and working with a number of prominent academic and policy making organizations such as NATO Parliamentary Assembly in Brussels, Harvard University Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, and Women Waging Peace; she also taught political science at the University of British Columbia. Olga holds a Doctoral degree from the University of British Columbia and a Master’s degree from the Graduate School of Public and International Affairs, University of Pittsburgh.
A immense shift in her life came in 2010 when dealing with an ongoing personal crisis. With her emotional and physical health deteriorating, she tried working with various therapists in hopes of resolving the issues, albeit with very little success. That is when Olga discovered ThroughConversation™ and experienced a methodology that quickly brought happiness and health back into her life. Having experienced the process first hand, Olga dedicated her time to making ThroughConversation™ more accessible in Vancouver and internationally.
Today, Olga lives happily with her daughter in Vancouver, British Columbia, enjoys racing sailboats overseas. Since 2013 she became a partner in ThroughConversation™ Personal Development. See more photos and other events by this presenter